Red-necked Grebes show up briefly all across Ohio
Columnist Bruce Glick summarizes happenings in the local birding world. This week Bruce reports on the unusual appearance of Red-necked Grebes in Ohio last week. Read more about it in the ¿Gone Birding¿ column.
The promise of spring has yet to be broken
After a harsh winter, all of us, especially gardeners, are ready for the promise of spring.
Loss of local manufacturer spurs little response from community
Dick Farrell laments the loss of another New Philadelphia manufacturer and the difficulty of travelling below the Fox news line in the Deep South.
Former Ohio State running back, Maurice Clarett, to speak at NewPointe Community Church
Former OSU running backMaurice Clarett speaks about his rise to fame and his fall from grace at a special event at New Pointe Church in Dover.
Applications for Assistance with maintaining home heat this winter at an all time low number
Thanks to a new program that allows low-income residents to pay a percentage of their income toward heating costs, applications for home heating assistance have dropped considerably in recent years.
Commissioner testifies in support of new severance tax on shale drilling
Commissioner kerry Metzger testified to the House Ways and Means Committee recently in support of a new severance tax on shale drillers.
DIY @ Your Library during Teen Tech Week2014 at county branches
Teen Tech Week, a national initiative to raise awareness about how public libraries can be a place for teens to gather, gets underway at local Tuscarawas County branches March 9-15.
Sponsors, volunteers and racers sought for colorful 2K event to benefit United Way
Support the United Way of Tuscarawas County when you participate in Color Us United 2K, a new event in the community. The race is open to residents of all skill levels and aims to promote healthy living and volunteerism in the community.
New church is spreading the gospel to all who will listen
With a focus to share the Gospel with as many people as possible, Pastor Doug Kilchenman invites the community to Bible Baptist Church of Dover.
Tusky Valley offers interdistrict open-enrollment for students
Tuscarawas Valley Local Schools offer open enrollment for students living outside the school district.
Miracle at Meadowbrook, Ropp provides Hawks with improbable win with buzzer beater
The Hiland versus Tuscarawas Central Catholic game March 4 had a little bit of everything, but the final, frenzied final seconds proved to be a roller coaster of emotions.
Warner brothers help Mustangs wrestlers gallop to second at State
The Claymont Mustangs sent a record 11 wrestlers to the State tournament Feb. 27-March 1, and came away with a runner-up finish behind Div. II State power St. Paris Graham. Among the top performances were a pair of championships for brothers Tyler and Dustin Warner, and a runner-up finish for...
Tuscarawas County’s Special Olympics teams begin playoffs March 1
Don't miss the fun when two Tuscarawas County teams participate at the Area 9 and East Section Special Olympics basketball tournament.
Runners can brave the elements in fifth annual Shamrock Run
The Shamrock Run, now in its fifth year, returns to New Philadelphia March 15.
Former OSU gridiron great to suit up for a charity event of a different kind
Roy Hall and a group of former Ohio State Buckeye football players will put on suits of a different sort in an upcoming fundraiser. Hall and his teammates will take on a local group of Grace Mennonite all-stars in a charity fundraiser at the Perry Reese Community Center Jan. 26 The event will...
Dover swim team braves the winter weather at Freezin’ for a Reason event
The first ever Freezin' for a Reason was an effort to raise money for the Dover Swim Team. More than half the team participated in the polar plunge last week.
Run for Home training program open to all runners
Runners can prepare for Run for Home and other events at a special training program specifically designed for road race runners at Super Fitness.
Scenery, challenge and hospitality highlight Berlin Amish Country Half Marathon
The Berlin Amish Country Half Marathon and 5K presents quite a lovely bit of scenery for its participants. Many of the runners had to try their best to enjoy the local scenery while traversing a tough 13-mile track or 5K run that winds up, down and around Amish Country. Justin Baum did that just...