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Apple Creek couple starts aquaponic business

Apple Creek couple Lori Klintworth and her partner Mark Zody started growing produce in their greenhouse using aquaponics. They started a business to help others in this method called Local Sprouts Aquaponics.

From New Mexico back to Ohio: The dream of a healing center

Shelly M. Stephens is a licensed massage therapist at Wind & Waves Massage Therapy Studio with the goal of opening a healing center in the future.

Bihler and SUPERB unite to deliver more value to global customers

Bihler of America Inc. of Phillipsburg, New Jersey, and SUPERB Industries Inc. of Sugarcreek have announced the formation of a strategic alliance between the two companies.

Solid Rock makes Fashion Week a local event

Solid Rock Photos is observing its third annual SRP Fashion Week and will host its SRP Fashion Rocks! fashion show at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas.

Homegrown magician returns for show in Millersburg

Area residents will have the opportunity to see Ed Ellis perform at the Millersburg Brewing Company. Ellis is based in Ohio and available for any kind of performance from large venues to holiday parties.

Annual luncheon celebrates United Way volunteers and supporters

The United Way of Tuscarawas County celebrated the conclusion of its 2016 fundraising campaign at the organization's annual meeting and awards ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 16.

You are welcome: A sign of the times

Robin Beth Schaer decided to create small, welcoming signs and offer them to local businesses and residents at no charge.

‘Yours Truly From Ohio: Stop One’

Philista Marie Mills and Jasmine Mills, sisters from Dover, have been presenting their own fashion ideas on the runway. Next up for the pair is the Tuscarawas Bridal Expo at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas.

Amish Country readies for a special visit

Twenty operators from the American Bus Association will roll through Amish Country as part of an intriguing three-day tour that has been designed to showcase the best and most interesting stops through the tri-county area.

County Chamber announces award recipients

Area businesses and individuals will receive special recognition at the Tuscarawas County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet.

Charmed: Gifts with Meaning, a consignment store to serve the community

Opening in early 2017, Charmed: Gifts with Meaning aims to provide more opportunities for those with developmental disabilities.

Trinity Hospital Twin City names 2016 Excellence Award winner

Trinity Hospital Twin City's mission and standards team recently recognized its fourth annual Excellence Award winner.

Season of Good Cheer winners announced

Winners for the fourth annual Season of Good Cheer in downtown Dover were announced.

Hospice Hero to be recognized monthly by local businesses

Geib Funeral Home & Crematory is introducing a new Hospice Heroes program to recognize caring hospice staff members and volunteers.

Wilkshire Golf Course awarded 2016 Course of the Year

Wilkshire Golf Course was recently awarded the honor of Golf Course of the Year by the Ohio Golf Course Owners Association.

Inn at Northwood Village selected as 2017 Best Assisted Living Award winner

The Inn at Northwood Village has announced they have been selected as one of the 2017 Best of Assisted Living Award winners on www.SeniorAdvisor.com.

Carlisle Inn to open in Sarasota, Florida

Dutchman Hospitality will begin construction of a Der Dutchman Restaurant in Sarasota, Florida.

Gradall president elected chairman of international trade group

Michael A. Haberman, president of Gradall Industries, has been named 2017 chairman of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.

Tickets still available for Christmas Tour of Homes

The Heritage Home Association of Tuscarawas County will present the 23rd annual Christmas Tour of Homes.

Park Village opens Southside New Philadelphia location

The grand opening of the new Park Village Southside in New Philadelphia is scheduled for this month.

Storck Film Design: A bit of Hollywood in Wooster

Storck Film Design Ltd., based in Wooster, now provides full-service production for a wide variety of projects: everything from promoting local nonprofits to commercials and documentaries to recent work on an upcoming web series.

SEI opens art house in downtown New Philadelphia

Starlight Enterprises Inc. joins the downtown business community as it opens SEI Art on High, an art house located in New Philadelphia.

Trinity Hospital Twin City receives national recognition

Trinity Hospital Twin City announced it has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health for overall excellence in Patient Outcomes and Patient Satisfaction.

Union Hospital and emergency physicians agree on contract renewal

Union Hospital in Dover and EmergiMed Inc. of Dover have agreed to terms for a three-year contract renewal for physician coverage of the hospital's Emergency Center.

Killbuck Savings Bank Company partners with Ameriprise

The Board of Directors of The Killbuck Savings Bank Company recently made the decision to change investment advisory firms and partner with Ameriprise Financial Services Inc.

Season of Good Cheer promotes local merchants and holiday spirit

Many Dover merchants will participate in this year's Season of Good Cheer. The event is in its fourth year and includes a host of events and promotions.

OSBDC at Kent State Tuscarawas receives statewide recognition

The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas was recently awarded the 2016 Ohio SBDC Customer Satisfaction Recognition at the November OSBDC Statewide Conference in Columbus.

Tuscarawas County represented at Ohio Travel Conference

Tiffany Gerber and Diane Lautenschleger of the Tuscarawas County Convention & Visitors Bureau recently attended the Ohio Conference on Travel in Columbus, Ohio.

Christmas tree farm is a family adventure and a big win for the environment

Twinsberry Tree Farm will soon open for the season. Joel Berry operates the farm with his whole family close at hand.

Food Wars event includes Elvis tribute

The 12th annual Food War to benefit Share-A-Christmas will begin serving up some of the best food in Tuscarawas County at the Tuscora Park Pavilion in New Philadelphia.

UH honors employees for years of service

Union Hospital honored 141 employees for reaching employment service milestones with the Dover hospital.

Escape Room opens in Wooster

Unlocked: Escape Room Wooster, an interactive adventure game where players are locked in a room and have to find clues in the room to solve a series of puzzles in order to escape, is now open for business.

Local optometry practice receives national recognition

Optometrist Dr. Scott Keating of Dover has been recognized by a national trade publication.

Women’s Success Series announces featured speakers for 2016-17

Three diverse, professional women who excel in their careers are being spotlighted by the 2016-17 Women's Success Series.

Better Business Bureau will host free community shred event

Better Business Bureau will host a free community event to help protect individuals from identity theft.

Perfectly suited: Downtown New Philadelphia men’s clothing store to open

Rob McCulloch returns to managing an upscale men's clothing store when Creté opens in downtown New Philadelphia.

Orme Do it Best Hardware honored with Beacon Award

It has been a trying year for the family at Orme Hardware this year, but throughout some tough situations the local business was honored for its ongoing commitment to service and quality with a presentation of a major national award.

The Baltic Mill comes with a long and storied past

The Baltic Mill Winery, owned and operated by Dan and Judy Garver, comes with a long and storied history.

A formula for success: The Manor celebrates 55 years

It is a time of celebration in Strasburg as The Manor restaurant marks 55 remarkable years serving customers at the same location on South Wooster Avenue.

City seeks input from residents as they develop a master plan for downtown

Dover is seeking input from its residents concerning improvements that could be made to better the community.

Course offers tools for debt-free living

Peace University classes will be offered Thursdays at 7 p.m. from Sept. 15 through Nov. 10 at Covenant Financial Advisors, 785 Dover Road NE in Sugarcreek.

Lauren welcomes Korban to new post

Lauren International LLC has named Artem Korban e-commerce manager of its radio-controlled aircraft online stores, Flite Test and Rotor Riot.

Two family-owned American brands collaborate on a new product offering

Wendell August, premium metal giftware brand, announced its latest partnership with Ohio kitchen knife manufacturer, Warther Cutlery, on a new line of cutting boards.

Mitchell named to Board of Examiners for 2016 Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award

The National Institute of Standards and Technology of the Commerce Department has named Joe Mitchell, president at Trinity Hospital Twin City in Dennison, to the Board of Examiners for the 2016 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

Veteran-friendly employer training to be held at Kent State at Tuscarawas

The Tuscarawas County Veterans Service Commission, the Ohio Department of Veteran Services and the Small Business Development Center at Kent State Tuscarawas will host a veteran-friendly employer training on Friday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Kent State Tuscarawas Science and Advanced...

Canine Classic at Columbia Woodlands to benefit homeless animals

The first ever Canine Classic benefit run/walk/hike will begin Saturday, Sept. 10 at 9:30 a.m. at Columbia Woodlands. All funds raised at Canine Classic will benefit the Tuscarawas County Humane Society.

Kent State Tuscarawas will host Encore 50+ business seminar

Kent State Tuscarawas will host Encore 50+ informational business seminar from 9-11 a.m. on Aug. 19 at the Tolloty Technology Incubator, 1776 Tech Park Drive NE in New Philadelphia. This seminar is free .

Union Hospital presents diabetes self-management course

The Union Hospital Community Health & Wellness staff is offering a free six-week small-group workshop specifically designed for adults with diabetes or prediabetes.

Registration underway for Trinity Hospital Fit for Life programs

Trinity Hospital Twin City invites area adults who are at risk for diabetes to register for the fall diabetes prevention program.

Christian author to speak at New Philadelphia bookstore

Stefanie Libertore is an author, mentor and faith-based activist. She will greet readers and sign copies of her book at Dayspring Christian Bookstore at 143 W. High Ave. in New Philadelphia Saturday, Aug. 13 from 1-3 p.m.

Trinity to offer free and low-cost health check

On Friday, Aug. 12 Trinity Hospital Twin City's Community Outreach Department will host a health screen from 7:30-11:30 a.m. at Mako's Market, 240 E. Third St.

Tiny houses: A giant move toward community connections and energy efficiency

After many years as an electrician Jeff Krohne, Akron native, decided to set up shop as a tiny homebuilder. His company, Skosh LLC, is based in Rittman.

Mineral City resident honored as Star Performer Employee

Mineral City resident Becky Weisen, RN, was named Mercy Medical Center's May 2016 Star Performer employee.

Fine dining at an affordable price at the Canteen Grill

The Canteen Grill, located on Center Street in Dennison, will celebrate its grand opening on Aug. 6. Bob Airgood will be at the Canteen providing music from the '50s and '60s throughout the day.

Trinity Hospital Twin City recognizes volunteers

During a special volunteer appreciation and recognition luncheon, Trinity Hospital Twin City honored all members of the Trinity Hospital Twin City United Volunteer Auxiliary.

Atwood to be auctioned Aug. 10

One of Carroll County's premier landmarks, Atwood Lake Resort & Conference Center, is going to be auctioned on Aug. 10 at noon by KIKO Auctioneers and Realtors.

Warther Knives sharpen up Amish Country

Visitors looking to start their own collection of kitchen, fishing, or hunting knives from the gift shop will discover that David Warther Carvings and Gift Shop is more than a store; it is also cultural exhibit and museum designed to inspire and engage the whole community. The museum exhibits a...

16th annual Doughty Valley Steam Days: The big iron horses of yesterday

The display during the 16th annual Doughty Valley Steam Days will be July 21-23 at 5023 state Route 557 between Berlin and Charm.

UH Lauren Emergency Center is nearing completion

Another milestone was passed Monday, July 11 when a ribbon cutting and dedication of the new Patient Entrance and Reception Lobby of the Union Hospital Lauren Emergency Center took place.

Roselyn’s Music Studio: 60 years of music

Ralph and Roselyn Cunningham, owners of Roselyn's Music Studio in Dover, will celebrate 60 years in business along with 50 years of marriage by hosting an open house at Don R. Wallick Auction, 965 N. Wooster Ave., Strasburg, on July 24 from 2-5 p.m. for friends, family, current and former students,...

Tourism is a huge economic driver with Grossman at the helm

Dee Grossman has been the director of the Tuscarawas County Convention and Visitors Bureau for 30 years. A celebration will take place July 20 at the Ramada Inn in Strasburg.

Rea & Associates earns recognition

Rea & Associates Inc., a regional accounting and business consulting firm, was recently named the 2016 Member Firm of the Year by Manufacturing CPAs, a subsidiary of The Rainmaker Alliances, which is a service line of The Rainmaker Companies.

Family-owned pharmacy is good medicine for Sugarcreek residents

On June 1 Randy Shell started Swiss Village Pharmacy, which is located at 309 S. Broadway, Sugarcreek, inside Swiss Village Bulk Food. For more information call 330-852-6033.

Is footgolf a real thing? Yes, and you can play it in Wooster

Take one part soccer and two parts golf. Add 21-inch diameter holes to an existing golf course, and that's the recipe for the relatively new sport of footgolf. The L.C. Boles Golf Course in Wooster is the home of Ohio's first American Footgolf League certified course.

Rody Walter: An old-fashioned craftsman building custom bicycles

The Rody Walter workshop is tucked away in a rural area on the outskirts of Wooster, an unlikely spot for an award-winning craftsman who is known worldwide for his uniquely handcrafted and personalized custom bicycle creations.

Orme Hardware ‘does it best’ in receiving national honor as Ohio’s best

Orme Do It Best Hardware received a huge honor recently when seven locally owned family hardware stores received a national award as the top hardware store in the state of Ohio.

Local photographer attends training events as his business grows

Dennis Trimmer, Jr., president of Solid Rock Photos at Dover, has recently completed training at two world-class studio-photography training events.

Community Hospice receives major donation for mortgage

In honor of Velma Truman's significant gift, Community Hospice will rename its Tuscarawas County facility and inpatient unit to the Truman House.

Trinity’s Sister Dorothy Jayne Krupp retires

Sister Dorothy Jayne Krupp officially retired from her hospital position at Trinity Hospital Twin City. She will move to Sylvania near the Motherhouse Campus to do volunteer ministry work with her fellow sisters.

Wendell August Craftsmen Days and Barn Tours offer the community a chance to experience history this fall

Wendell August, a premium metal giftware brand that offers American-made handcrafted products, announced today the return of their craftsmen at their Berlin location during Wendell August Craftsman Days and Barn Tours. This fall event will run Fridays and Saturdays from Sept. 16 through Dec. 10.

Ground officially broken for new theater in Sugarcreek

Ground was officially broken at a ceremony held Tuesday, June 21 at the future site of the Ohio Star Theater on the Dutch Valley Campus in Sugarcreek.

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.

New Towne Mall has a new general manager

In his new capacity as general manager, Jason Jordan will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of New Towne Mall, including budget management, leasing, staff supervision, business development, tenant relations and strategic marketing.

Carlisle Inn looking forward to construction of 500-seat theater

The popularity of live theater at the Carlisle Inn at Sugarcreek is leading to the construction of a new theater on the Dutch Valley campus. The new Ohio Star Theater, expected to be completed in March 2017, will have a total of 500 seats with 350 on the main floor and 150 in the balcony.

Civil engineeering firm recognized for their role in assisting village with lead contamination

W.E. Quicksall and Associates Inc., a New Philadelphia civil engineering firm since 1959, was recently honored by the village of Sebring of Mahoning County for their technical and engineering services to resolve Sebring's recent lead-in-drinking-water crisis.

Physicians to offer free skin cancer screening this summer

The physicians at Ohio Head and Neck Surgeons in Dover, which is in cooperation with Union Hospital, will offer free skin cancer screenings this summer through the end of August.

Trinity Hospital Twin City honors employees for their continued service

At a recent employee recognition ceremony Trinity Hospital Twin City honored 26 employees for their years of dedicated service. Together, the honorees represented a combined total of 290 years of working experience at the hospital.

Diabetes support group is hitting the trail

Trinity Hospital Twin City is hosting a free monthly diabetes support group meeting on Monday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m. to walk on the Panhandle Passage Trail. The group will meet at the picnic pavilion at McCluskey Park.

Passport to Baltic event showcases this family friendly village

While many small towns in Ohio have struggled against the loss of businesses in recent years, the village of Baltic is able to say the opposite about their community, and they plan to do just that with the first annual Passport to Baltic Friday and Saturday, June 17 and 18.

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