Coshocton Community Choir debuts commissioned piece at Christmas concert
The Coshocton Community Choir will premier a piece commissioned for the group at its Christmas concert Dec. 7. "Rejoice, Believers!" was composed by Garry A. Cornell, who has written a number of pieces for the choir and has long been friends with its director.
‘Tis the season for the 10th annual downtown Dover Christmas parade
The annual Christmas parade in downtown Dover begins with a lighting ceremony, followed by the mayor's reading of the classic Christmas poem, " 'Twas the Night Before Christmas."
Union Hospital honors employees with service award program
Over 100 Union Hospital employees received awards for their years of service.
Don't forget your pets this holiday season
Christmas is a time to rejoice and celebrate, and while many people bring up images of people, many households have four-legged friends to consider during the holiday season. Having something happen to a family pet can drown out the cheer of Christmas, so take precautions to ensure a happy, healthy...
Red Kettle campaign raises funds to help local residents in need
The mayors of Dover and New Philadelphia helped kick off the Salvation Army's bellringing campaign this year. The Red Kettle campaign is a major fundraiser for the services provided throughout the year. Volunteer ringers are asked to contact the Salvation Army.
Using food as a reward can have negative consequences
Rewarding children with food treats can lead to poor health and nutrition. OSU extension educator Christine Kendell gave pointers for non-food rewards. Both at home and at school, such rewards can lead to better food choices.
A grumble-free Thanksgiving stuffing
Scott shares the stuffing recipe that makes his family happy at Thanksgiving.
Even during the holiday, things need to get done around the house
Karen offeres strategies for keeping the house company-friendly at the holidays while still having time to enjoy Christmas treats.
Fix the food stamp program, don’t eliminate it
Columnist Dick Farrell revisits the food stamp program and the need to fix it rather than eliminate it.
Living in 3D: In nine months, UA Wayne’s lab has gone from one tabletop to international projects
Nine months ago, UA Wayne College got its first 3D printer. Now it has a lab and a chance to work on an international project.
Annual fish fry benefits Tornado Club projects
Despite some misconceptions in the community, the Tornado Club advocates for all Dover sports, not just football. The club has been around for decades and boasts 115 members.
OSU football alums to visit Union Country Club for fundraising party
Two former Buckeyes players will visit Dover Nov. 15. Cie Grant and Jim Cordle will be guests at a game watch party at Union Country Club. Reservations are available through Nov. 10.
New Philadelphia’s Zucal lives lifelong Buckeye dream
Ethan Zucal of New Philadelphia is living a dream as he completes his final semester of college and suits up to practice with the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Big Red Machine: Griffey reflects on fatherhood and a life in the majors
Ken Griffey Sr. was a Pennsylvania kid who loved basketball and football. But when he made a commitment to play baseball, he decided he'd aim to be the best. Griffey will be on hand at the Nov. 1 Buckeye Book Fair to promote his new book on baseball and fatherhood.
Dodging road apples part of the fun of the Amish Country Half Marathon & 5K
The Amish Country Half Marathon & 5K will take place Nov. 29 in Berlin at Hiland High School. The race features several new events this year, and is widely considered one of the more challenging half marathons in the state circuit. Sign-ups are being taken to participate in any of the races.
I had pretty good seats for the Browns’ victory over Steelers
Columnist Dick Farrell had great seats to the football game, at home, in front of the television.
Wrestling tournament open to all youth athletes
Area wrestlers can gain experience and compete at second annual Youth and Junior High Wrestling Tournament next month.
‘Bet Your Buckeyes’ event fundraiser to benefit Clinic for the Working Uninsured
Help the Clinic for the Working Uninsured reach their fundraising goals all while cheering on the Buckeyes as they take on Penn State at the first "Bet Your Buckeyes" event at Bistro 131 in New Philadelphia. Reserve tickets today.
Coaches Clinic is Ohio Dept. of Education approved
Coaches Clinic offered to area athletic coaches who, after completion of the program, can apply for a state permit.
Pirates erase unpleasant memories in pounding Trojans 42-6
Garaway football fans got an early scare when their quarterback went down, but a big early lead and plenty of defense helped the Pirates turn away Newcomerstown easily in its 42-6 win Friday, Sept. 26 in Sugarcreek. Quarterback R.J. Jacobs returned from a shoulder injury and the Pirates moved to...