Important things LeBron taught us
Mary Ann Lauber discusses lessons that can be learned from LeBron James during his performance in game seven in this letter to the editor.
‘Work’ is the only way to describe how honey is made
Columnist Scott Daniels explains the various uses for honey and the importance of preserving the honey bee.
Students are inspired to help their friend
Since April students from Mt. Hope and Wise Schools have raised over $139,000 for a community member. Students are raising money for Caleb Yoder of Berlin, a friend to many who has been paralyzed from the waist down following a four wheeler accident last fall.
USCAA accepts Kent State Tuscarawas
Kent State University at Tuscarawas has been officially accepted into the United States Collegiate Athletic Association. Beginning this fall semester the campus will offer men's and women's basketball and cross country, men's golf, and women's volleyball and bowling. Wrestling and soccer are among...
Ohio and Erie Canalway joins Passport to Your National Parks program
The Ohio and Erie Canalway National Heritage Area has joined the Passport to Your National Parks program. The program is designed to encourage visitation and interest in National Park Service sites. The Ohio and Erie Canalway is an affiliated unit of the National Park Service.
Dominic Greco Band salutes America’s musical heritage
The Dominic Greco Concert Band, under the direction of Frederick Delphia, will present A Tribute to America concert at the Tuscora Park Amphitheater on Sunday, July 3, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Rock the Walk event benefits Alzheimer’s Association
Local efforts to raise funds for treatment and assistance for Alzheimer's patients and their families are ongoing through the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Eastern Ohio and the annual Tuscarawas County Walk to End Alzheimer's. This year the walk will be held Sept. 10, starting and ending at...
Author Joanna Conners will speak at Dover Library for Nights at the Round Table Author Series
The topic of sexual assault will be discussed when the author of "I Will Find You," Joanna Conners, speaks at the Dover Library on June 30 at 6:30 p.m. as part of their summer Nights at the Round Table Author Series.
Breitenbach, a winner at international wine competition
The results have recently been released for the 2016 Los Angeles International Wine Competition. Breitenbach Wine Cellars of Dover won Gold and Best of Class with Roadhouse Red, an American grape wine, and Blackberry, a natural fruit wine.
3 local brothers earn Eagle Scout recognition
Having three sons make it to Eagle Scout in the same year would seem impossible, but that's just what happened to Kyle, Kory and Kurt Rowland of New Philadelphia. All three made Eagle Scout at the same time, an achievement made even more remarkable by their ages. Kyle and Kory are 17-year-old twins...
Training pays off for martial artists as they head to nationals
Full Force Tae Kwon Do students train every week to compete locally and nationally. They are preparing to head to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in a few weeks for the AAU National Championships July 4-8, where they will compete with the best of the best nationally.
Wentworth sisters shine at state to share one final moment on the podium
Garaway senior Rachel Wentworth ran to a fourth-place finish in the Div. III girls' 3200, making it three straight trips to the podium, while her younger sister Ariel Wentworth placed seventh and joined her on the podium.
Mayforth puts botched relay behind her in capturing All-Ohio honors
Celina Mayforth has been to the state track and field meet before, but after a disastrous moment in the girls' 4x200 relay, she had to rely on calming her nerves and refocusing to compete as an individual in the 400. She did so with huge success, placing eighth to earn All-Ohio honors.
Lack of experience can’t keep Dover’s Brogan off the podium at state meet
Dover's Connor Brogan made a Captain America-like transformation over the past two seasons, going from an athlete who felt he was too small to compete in the shot put to one who could earn a spot on the podium as a senior at Dover. Brogan proved up to the task at state, capturing sixth place in the...
New Philadelphia’s Aaliyah Currence not phased by big stage
With the stakes at their highest New Philadelphia's Aaliyah Currence rose to the occasion and cleared 5-06 in the high jump to guarantee her a spot on the podium.
Family builds baseball practice field for local players
Denise and Frittz McGinnis built a full-size practice field for Tuscarawas Central Catholic's junior baseball team, who previously had no field of their own. They built this field on their own land in the Baltzley Valley area of New Philadelphia.
Zoar Memorial Amateur Championship honors local and regional golfers
The second Zoar Memorial Amateur Championship will be played May 28-29 at Zoar Village Golf Course. The annual 36-hole tournament is open to any low-handicap amateur in Ohio and surrounding states.
Young Life seeks sponsors for annual golf fundraiser
Young Life of Tuscarawas and Holmes counties has had a major impact in the area youth who have chosen to take part. The organization will conduct one of its largest fundraisers June 4 when it presents its annual golf scramble at Willandale Golf Course. Young Life is currently seeking hole...
Middle school teams win ECOL Championship
The New Philadelphia Boys Middle School track team won the East Central Ohio League Championship.
Garaway pole vaulter on the Hunt for a state podium spot
At Garaway High School, the great thing was former Lady Pirate Roxy Dunn, who parlayed her immense pole vaulting talents into two Division III state titles. Now vaulting at the University of Akron, folks around the area will be looking for the next great thing.