Ohio Association of Food Banks’s OACP helps farmers help the hungry
A program designed to help the hungry in Ohio also benefits farmers when they donate surplus produce to area food banks.
Pirates doing OK to begin ‘14
Garaway Pirates golf team off to a sizzling hot start to their season.
Lamplight Inn in Berlin gets new owners, new name
The Lamplight Inn in Berlin has been a popular tourist destination. Now under new ownership, the bed and breakfast will be known as the Carlisle Inn Berlin and continue to offer excellent service to guests.
Feeding the hungry: It's the right thing to do
Operation Orange brings volunteers together to sort food that will be distributed to food pantries in Ohio, including those that serve the residents of Carroll, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties.
Traditional Spanish dish is a crowd pleaser
Making paella is no small affair. Traditionally a meal made in one pot that includes rice and seafood, don't be afraid to add chicken or sausage or both.
Shale play has role in tourism surge
Tourism numbers are up in Tuscarawas County. Columnist, Dick Farrell suggested in a recent column the numbers were a result of an increase in oil and gas workers in the region. He was correct.
Saving money on a road trip
You can save money on road trips when you plan ahead.
There is plenty of time left to plant for an autumn harvest
Some of the best harvests in fall come from the plants we add to the garden now as summer winds down. Root vegetables, herbs and greens all do well in summer's fading heat.
Weeds, harvest and life
As I tug at the weeds that so quickly spring up in our garden, I realize how the simplest things can teach the most pertinent lessons. Weeds, for example.
Tailor made: John Wilcox has made generations of men look good
John Wilcox possesses a skill few have today. He learned the art of tailoring after he served in the Air Force. His downtown New Philadelphia shop opened in 1967.
JAKES Day event teaches wildlife conservation
Field day event at the Norma Johnson Center teaches children about wildlife preservation and sportsmanship.
For the love of the cause — Local golfers complete Hundred Hole Hike, again
Josh Carlisle and Nate Stambaugh complete the Hundred Hole Hike raising money for Big Brother Big Sister for the second year in a row.
Drumming up fitness
Participants inspire each other as they dress in 1980s attire while doing a bootcamp style exercise routine that benefits them physically and mentally at one of the Tuscarawas County YMCA's newest programs for men and women.
Dover goes yard in capturing District 4 LL title
Dover Little League team's players are no strangers to the lights of big-time tournament play. Recently, charged by their electric bats and solid pitching, they charge through the District 4 Little League tournament to claim yet another exciting title. The team will now face an old nemesis in its...
Challenger League hosts season finale
It's the final game of the season for are ball players participating in the Challenger League. Friends and family can cheer on players as they round the bases July 26 at Dover City Park.
Sports for Sound benefits the hearing impaired residents of the region
A new nonprofit will host its first fundraiser Aug. 23 to benefit low-income residents with hearing impairment in Tuscarawas and Carroll Counties. Sports for Sounds invites families to participate in a series of sporting events that include a 5K obstacle course, run/walk and a 3 on 3 basketball...
Take me to the river: Race is 4th annual on the Tuscarawas
Paddlers of all skill levels are encouraged to participate in the Historic canal Dover Association's fourth annual Tuscarawas River Canoe and Kayak race near downtown Dover July 12. Proceeds from the race benefit HCDA's riverfront initiative that aims to develop the location into a recreation area.
The girls of summer: Team headed to softball world series tournament
Fundraising efforts are underway as the Valley Force 10U softball team prepares for the United States Specialty Sports Association Eastern World Series in Ocean City, Maryland July 16-20.
Mutschelknaus goes far riding saddle seat
For Jordan Mutschelknaus, making Arabian Horse Youth Nationals has been in the making since she was young. But now, with a chance to compete for it all, she is excited to see what she can do.
Beginner paddling clinic offered for canoeists and kayakers in Dover
Learn more about paddling at a beginner's paddling clinic June 21 at the Dover Boat and Ski ramp near downtown Dover. Experienced paddler, Mary Jo Monte-Kaser hosts the clinic for beginner paddlers of canoes and kayak to help individuals better prepare for the sport and the upcoming river race in...