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The Dennison Rotary, in conjunction with Trinity Hospital Twin City, will host the Spring Community Health Blood Screening.

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Dr. Peter J. D'Onofrio will depict a Civil War surgeon when the Tuscarawas Valley Civil War Roundtable holds its annual dinner meeting at Dutch Valley Restaurant.

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Winfield United Methodist Church will host its fifth annual Jerusalem Walk.

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The 2017 Union Hospital Run for Home is approaching, and participants will be greeted by the reigning Miss Ohio, Alice Magoto, and the reigning Miss Clayland, Sarah Clapper.

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The Dover High School Thespians will present their spring musical in the Dover High School auditorium.

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ODA seeks to recognize farm families leading in conservation

The Ohio Department of Agriculture is accepting nominations to honor Ohio farm families who are leaders in conservation for the 2017 Conservation Farm Family Awards.

Women’s Success Series to feature MWCD’s Mary Burley

Mary Burley will be the featured speaker for the Women's Success Series at Kent State University at Tuscarawas.

Blood screening available twice in April

The Dennison Rotary, in conjunction with Trinity Hospital Twin City, will host the Spring Community Health Blood Screening.

Civil War Roundtable dinner April 8

Dr. Peter J. D'Onofrio will depict a Civil War surgeon when the Tuscarawas Valley Civil War Roundtable holds its annual dinner meeting at Dutch Valley Restaurant.

YMCA recognizes volunteers at annual meeting

The Tuscarawas County YMCA held its annual meeting and volunteer recognition dinner at the Tuscarawas County Senior Center in Dover with 145 in attendance.

Zoar welcomes spring with free opening-day admission

Historic Zoar Village opens for 2017 on Saturday, April 1. Area residents will receive free admission and also can participate in April's Free Speaker Series event.

Jerusalem Walk returns for 5th year at Winfield UMC

Winfield United Methodist Church will host its fifth annual Jerusalem Walk.

Local native compiling stories for a book on skateboarding

Joshua Burt, a professional skateboarder and former Tuscarawas County resident, wants to collect local stories to publish a book about the history of skateboarding in the area.

Pageant royalty to attend Run for Home

The 2017 Union Hospital Run for Home is approaching, and participants will be greeted by the reigning Miss Ohio, Alice Magoto, and the reigning Miss Clayland, Sarah Clapper.

Dover High School presents 'My Fair Lady'

The Dover High School Thespians will present their spring musical in the Dover High School auditorium.

Say cheese: Fundraiser benefits Trinity

Trinity Hospital Twin City's United Volunteer Auxiliary will host a cheese sale. Proceeds from the cheese sale will benefit the hospital.

Dude is ready to go home

Dude is a 1-year-old cat who enjoys companionship and being petted. His adoption fee is $40 until March 26.

Mud Run to host annual fish fry fundraiser

The Mud Run Streamkeepers invite the community to attend their fifth annual fish fry fundraiser at the Tuscarawas VFW.

Diabetes can be preventable for some individuals

The Tuscarawas County YMCA will offer a United Way-funded diabetes prevention program that is free and open to the community.

The Tuscarawas Philharmonic will partner with Historic Zoar Village for concert and gala event

The Tuscarawas Philharmonic will join with Historic Zoar Village for a collaborative event to honor the bicentennial of the founding of Zoar.

Tuscarawas County Towpath 101 teams look for support

The annual Huntington Towpath 101 bike ride is approaching, and each rider is encouraged to raise $1,000 to participate in the event with an overall goal of raising $145,000 to support the Ohio and Erie Canalway Coalition Towpath Trail.

Library to host 5-part local history series

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System will present a five-part local history series.

Dover High School to present slide show of recent Costa Rica trip

Students and teachers from Dover High School will present on a recent trip to Costa Rica at the Dover Public Library.

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.

Sugarcreek Rotary Pancake Day returns

The Sugarcreek Rotary will host an all-you-can-eat Pancake Day at the Belden Community Center in Sugarcreek.

Norma Johnson Center to host silent auction and recognition banquet

The Norma Johnson Center invites the community to attend the silent auction and recognition banquet at Union Hill United Methodist Church, where the winners of the 2017 Essay and Drawing Contest will be recognized and funds also will be raised.

Traveling Zoar bicentennial exhibit on display in Washington, D.C. throughout March

In honor of Zoar Village's bicentennial celebration in 2017, the Historic Zoar Village has commissioned an exhibit that will be displayed throughout the U.S.

Children’s author to present program at TCPL

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System will kick off its 2017 Visiting Author Series with a special visit from children's author and illustrator Lindsay Ward at the Main Library in New Philadelphia.

Tuscarawas County YMCA gymnastics team received 122 collective awards

The Tuscarawas County YMCA gymnastics team fared well at the Northeast Ohio YMCA Gymnastics Districts.

TCC to host Celebration of the Arts

The Tuscarawas County Catholic Schools will host Celebration of the Arts at Tuscarawas Central Catholic Junior/Senior High School.

New Philadelphia has had a year of accomplishments

New Philadelphia Mayor Joel Day released the State of the City report. The 15-page document highlights the accomplishments of his administration during its first year.

‘Once’ is like nothing you’ve seen before

Writer Scott Daniels gives a review of "Once," the musical, which will come to the Kent State Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center.

Cancer Screening Day scheduled for uninsured individuals

The Regional Cancer Center of Union Hospital will offer a free Cancer Screening Day for adult men and women in the community who are uninsured or underinsured.

Skywarn training seminar free to local residents

The Tuscarawas County Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency will host the National Weather Service Skywarn training seminar at the Tuscora Park Pavilion in New Philadelphia.

Sox is the Cat of the Week

Sox is a 10-year-old cat who still acts very young. She is front declawed and up to date on all her vaccinations.

Honors Concert includes 170 local students

The East Central Ohio Educational Service Center announced the 2017 Middle School Honors Band and Choir Concert at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas in New Philadelphia.

New Philadelphia athlete selected to Under Armour Baseball Factory’s national team

Colbey McBeth, a local athlete from New Philadelphia, has been selected to train and compete at the 2017 Omaha National World Series.

Help Design the Future community meeting at Dover High School

Dover School District and the architectural firm SHP will host the first in a series of community meetings regarding the design of the new Dover High School.

Library recycling events promote environmental responsibility

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System will host two community recycling events during the month of March at its Main Library in New Philadelphia.

BCC students shine at district competitions

Buckeye Career Center students competed in the district FFA Career Development Event in Zanesville, and the early childhood education students also competed in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America competition. The students collected a number of honors at both events.

Ribbon Festival includes nearly 100 students

Area piano, vocal and string students performed when members of the Tuscarawas County Chapter of the Ohio Music Teachers Association held its 13th annual Ribbon Festival at the Dover Alliance Church.

Nature Photo Club will have Foto Fest and program by Stambaugh at The Wilderness Center

The Nature Photo Club will hold a program by Bruce Stambaugh and its annual Foto Fest at The Wilderness Center.

New Philadelphia’s Reiter signs to KSU Tuscarawas

Kent State University at Tuscarawas announced the signing of Josh Reiter, a New Philadelphia High School graduating senior, to its cross country team.

Community garden has plots available in New Philadelphia

Renting a spot in the community garden at the First Presbyterian Church in New Philadelphia is $20 per year. The community garden was started in 2016.

Rep. Landis launches local drug-free initiative

State Representative Al Landis in coordination with Jodi Salvo and the Tuscarawas County Anti-Drug Coalition, officially launched the "Got Your Back" Ohio Drug-Free Initiative, which will be promoted across the 98th Ohio House District to encourage students to remain drug free.

Scholarship to be presented at 21st Annette Kay Harstine Memorial Scholarship Recital

The 21st annual Annette Kay Harstine Memorial Scholarship Recital will be at the Shanesville Lutheran Church in Sugarcreek.

Run for Home volunteer meetings scheduled

The Run for Home Roadrunners Club is preparing for the 10th annual Union Hospital Run for Home and will host two volunteer meetings at Union Hospital for all the groups and individuals working to support the event.

Mac Users Group donates to Rainbow Connection

The Tuscarawas County Mac Users Group has selected the Tuscarawas County Rainbow Connection for its 2017 annual donation.

Library to offer free computer software classes

The Tuscarawas County Public Library will have free computer software training classes.

Free concert at Dover church

David Staton will come to Dover First United Methodist Church as part of the church's 2017 free community concert series.

Dover Board of Education hires construction manager

In the four months since passage at the ballot, Dover City Schools is making progress toward a new high school, slated to open in 2019.

Fantin named board president at TuscBDD

Thomas Fantin of New Philadelphia was voted in as the new president for the Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities for 2017.

TCWG will have Ruth Snodgrass as its next speaker

The Tuscarawas County Writers' Guild will have Ruth Snodgrass as the speaker at its next meeting.

Tusc Dems welcome David Pepper to annual event

Ohio Democratic chairman David Pepper will be featured at the annual Tuscarawas County Democratic Party Chairman's Event in Zoar.

Gretchen likes to explore

Gretchen is a rich ginger tabby. She stays to herself and is very quiet but would love a place to roam around.

Spring Healthcheck scheduled for March 18

The annual Spring Healthcheck will be at Union Hospital.

Dodgeball tournament to benefit Friends of the Homeless

Friends of the Homeless of Tuscarawas County will hold a dodgeball tournament fundraiser to raise proceeds for the shelter.

Tuscarawas Veterans Commission will host dinner

The Tuscarawas Veterans Commission invites all honorable discharge veterans interested in joining the Tuscarawas County Veteran Honor Guard to dinner.

Teen Art Show on display at library

The Dover Public Library announced its Teen Art Show will be on display throughout the month of March.

Dover grad receives prestigious award

Kelsie Eichel, a Dover High School graduate, is a recipient of the Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award, one of the most prestigious graduate student prizes in the biological sciences.

Boy Scout Troop 72 to host spaghetti dinner fundraiser

Boy Scout Troop 72 will host its annual spaghetti dinner at St. John United Church of Christ in Strasburg.

Little Theatre to host benefit Variety Show

The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County Variety Show is approaching. Tickets for the event are $10 and are available the night of the performance.

Pirates XC star Schwartz signs on to run at Kent State Tuscarawas

BJ Schwartz opted to stay close to home in moving on to the college ranks next season and signed to run cross country for Kent State Tuscarawas.

Neading signs to Kent State Tuscarawas

Kent State University at Tuscarawas announced the signing of Rikki Neading, a Dover High School graduating senior, to its cross country team.

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.

East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference registration open

Ohio State University Extension will host the fourth annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference at R.G. Drage Career Technical Center.

Something sweet is happening at Camp Tuscazoar

Camp Tuscazoar in Zoarville will have its annual Maple Days Fundraiser.

‘Ancient Farming Practices of the Moundbuilders’ coming to the College of Wooster

DeeAnne Wymer will present "Before the Three Sisters: Ancient Farming Practices of the Moundbuilders" at the College of Wooster.

Students encouraged to participate in essay contest

The Norma Johnson Center is hosting an essay contest open to K-8 students. Students are asked to research different bird or animal species in Ohio and provide their findings through a drawing or essay.

Haven is the Cat of the Week

Haven is a diluted calico. She is quiet and will be a wonderful companion for the right person or family. Her adoption fee has been reduced to $40.

Trinity to offer low-cost health check for adults

Trinity Hospital Twin City's community outreach department will host a health screen at Mako's Market.

Tuscarawas County bowlers take gold at national tournament

Eight bowlers represented Tuscarawas County Special Olympics at the National Unified Bowling Tournament held in Las Vegas, Nevada, with some of the locals taking gold.

NAMI event open to anyone wanting to learn more about mental health

National Alliance on Mental Illness of Tuscarawas and Carroll counties will hold its first family support event at ACE Inc.

Dover Middle School takes first place in Power of the Pen

Dover Middle School seventh and eighth grade students earned first place in the district Power of the Pen Tournament.

Variety Show to benefit local clinic

The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County will have its 2017 Variety Show with auditions approaching.

Next Walk with a Doc approaching

The next Walk with a Doc event is just around the corner at Union Hospital.

Garaway Senior Center offers free exercise classes

The Garaway Senior Center, a satellite of the Tuscarawas County Senior Center, offers weekly exercise classes to help retain or gain back flexibility, strength and range of motion.

MakerSpace Festival at TCPL has something for everyone

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System will hold its second annual MakerSpace Festival at the Main Library in New Philadelphia.

Bicentennial Sounds gala and concert celebrates Zoar

Historic Zoar Village and the Tuscarawas Philharmonic will kick off Zoar's 200th anniversary celebration with an afternoon of music, food and historical displays at the Kent State Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center.

Dover Rotary seeks support to install vintage-style post clock

Dover Rotary and other organizations are working to get an installation of a 16-foot, four-face post clock on the southeast quadrant of the square at Wooster Avenue and Third Street.

Gift shop to host celebration of grand opening

Charmed: Gifts with Meaning, an art and crafts consignment shop supported by the Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities, will hold its grand opening.

Meet Doc, the Cat of the Week

Doc has been at the Tuscarawas County Humane Society since he was a kitten. This 10-month-old cat is ready for a family and home, and his adoption fee has been reduced to $40.

Plant sale benefits Trinity Hospital Twin City

Trinity Hospital Twin City United Volunteer Auxiliary is hosting a plant sale.

Establishing state standards is a milestone for Ohio Collaborative

The Ohio Collaborative developed the first police standards ever used in Ohio, and the Sugarcreek and Gnadenhutten police departments have completed certification with the Ohio Collaborative community-police advisory board.

Singhaus to head capital campaign at YMCA

Bill Singhaus was selected to be the chairman of the 2017 YMCA Annual Campaign by the YMCA's board of directors.

‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood — Live!’ on stage at Kent State Tuscarawas

"Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood - Live!" will be on stage at the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center.

The COAD Senior Companion Program is looking for volunteers and clients

Seniors 55 and older can volunteer with the COAD's Senior Companion Program and earn a stipend and mileage reimbursement.

Library has full schedule for school-age children

The Dover Public Library's children's department has a variety of family-friendly events scheduled in the coming weeks.

Rex Ray to speak at Dover Public Library

The Dover Public Library will host Dover native and author Rex Ray as part of its Nights at the Roundtable Author Series.

7th annual Steak Fry to benefit Museum of Clay Industry and Folk Art

The seventh annual Museum of Clay Industry and Folk Art Steak Fry will be held at the Dennison Knights of Columbus.

8th annual Shamrock Run registration now open

The New Philadelphia Business and Community Association will hold the eighth annual Shamrock Run/Walk 5K.

Ars Nova Singers are NYC bound

Distinguished Concerts International New York City announced that Shawna Hinkle and the Ars Nova Singers have been invited to participate in a performance of Luigi Cherubini's Requiem on the DCINY Concert Series in New York City.

‘Freedom Summer’ to be shown at Kent State Tuscarawas

Kent State University at Tuscarawas will present "Freedom Summer" in the Founders Hall auditorium.

Learning in Forest Ecosystems: Students gain ecological literacy

Kip Brady, biology and chemistry teacher at New Philadelphia High School, helped start the LIFE Project, which takes students out in the field to study forest biodiversity for the purpose of educating students and the community.

Buckeye Memorabilia Scout Trade-O-Ree scheduled

The eighth annual Buckeye Memorabilia Scout Trade-O-Ree is scheduled at the Church of the Cross in Wooster.

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.

Dover Public Library to publish children’s poetry collection

Dover Public Library is currently accepting submissions of original poetry from K-5 children.

Say hello to Freda

Freda is a 2-year-old spayed cat who is front declawed. She is quiet and loves to cuddle.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program launched at Dover Public Library

Dover Public Library recently launched the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Early Childhood Literacy Program.

Photo contest open to individuals with developmental disabilities

Charmed: Gifts with Meaning will host a photo contest during Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March.

Auditions set for new Little Theatre production

The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County will hold auditions for the Broadway classic comedy, "The Man Who Came to Dinner."

New event kicked off honoring those with developmental disabilities

NewPointe Community Church at Dover hosted a Night to Shine. More than 190 people with developmental disabilities attended the event, coming from as far away as Columbus.

College Club scholarships available

The College Club of Tuscarawas County has announced its scholarship program for the 2016-17 academic year.

Bowl for Kids’ Sake marks 35th year

Bowling, fun and fundraising go together at the Big Brothers Big Sisters largest annual fundraiser: Bowl for Kids' Sake. The event, in its 35th year, hopes to raise $65,000.

Union Hospital hosts free classes for dealing with chronic pain

Two registered nurses at Union Hospital who have been professionally trained in strategies to manage chronic pain and all of the related issues it can produce will lead the Chronic Pain Self-Management Program.

Local intern works on groundbreaking art exhibit

Blind Spot: A Matter of Perception, a groundbreaking art exhibit translated via multiple-sensory pathways for patrons with low vision or blindness, will run at the Massillon Museum.

Area groups work to combat drug epidemic

The Hope Collective will present a program at Kent State University at Tuscarawas and will feature Pastor Doug Abner of the Appalachian Centre for Transformation who will speak about the addiction epidemic.

New partnership to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Central Ohio is planning a yearlong effort called Mondays Matter to bring greater awareness of its mission to the area as well as raise funds and draw interest from new mentors.

‘Saturday Night Fever’ comes to PAC

"Saturday Night Fever" will be on stage at the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center.

Teens invited to submit art for library art show

This spring area teens in grades six through 12 are invited to submit artwork to be shown in the Dover Public Library's Teen Art Show.

Power of pets highlighted at free public program

New Life Counseling and the Dover Public Library will host a free public program regarding the power of pets.

Momma seeks a loving home

Momma is a 3-month-old cat who is quiet and affectionate.

Cleveland Jazz Orchestra to perform on Valentine’s Day at Kent State Tuscarawas

Celebrate Valentine's Day this year by attending the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra concert at the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center.

Library seeks submissions for teen literary magazine

This spring local teens in grades six through 12 are invited to submit their original writing and artwork to the Dover Public Library for a chance to be published in the library's teen literary magazine, Tornado Alley.

David V. Stivison Appalachian Scholarship available for economically disadvantaged students

HARCATUS Tri-County CAO, in collaboration with the Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development and the Ohio Appalachian Center for Higher Education, has announced the COAD David V. Stivison Appalachian Scholarship Fund.

Casino Royale fundraiser benefits Tuscarawas Clinic for the Working Uninsured

The United Way of Tuscarawas County will host its Casino Royale fundraiser, which will benefit the Tuscarawas Clinic for the Working Uninsured.

Sugarfuse and Schoenbrunn Healthcare tops at Chocolate Love A’fair

Sugarfuse of Dover earned the Judges' Choice award for the fifth time in the last six years for its chocolate-themed treat during Union Hospital auxiliary's 18th annual Chocolate Love A'fair fundraiser.

Overdue Open House marks 7th year at Dover Public Library

The Dover Public Library will host its seventh annual Overdue Open House.

Local dancers to perform with Cleveland-based GroundWorks Dance Theater

Eleven local dance students will join GroundWorks Dance Theater for their show at the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center.

Little Theatre to present classic: ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’

Tickets for the Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County's production of "Arsenic and Old Lace" are on sale now.

County Library offers Teen Pinterest Club.

The Tuscarawas County Public Library will host a Teen Pinterest Club for teens at its Main Library.

With a new name, Canton Fiber Arts Guild welcomes new members

The Canton Spinners and Weavers Guild has changed its name to the Canton Fiber Arts Guild.

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.

Engineer’s office includes $2.7 million project to widen road

The Tuscarawas County engineer's office is planning a $2.7 million project to widen Stone Creek Road in 2017.

Nellie Stockwell Memorial Grant in Aid available

Applications are currently being accepted for the Friends of the Tuscarawas County Public Library - Nellie Stockwell Memorial Grant in Aid.

Tulip fundraiser benefits Union Hospital and beautifies downtown

The Tulip Ladies at First Moravian Church of Dover have set out to beautify the downtown neighborhood surrounding the church building and will benefit the Union Hospital Breast Imaging Center and its patients at the same time.

Art Guild scholarship available to art students

The Tuscarawas County Art Guild is sponsoring a $750 art scholarship award to any Tuscarawas County high school senior planning to major in art or any college student already majoring in art.

Dover School’s board hires architect for proposed high school

Dover City Schools' board of education and the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission have selected the architecture firm SHP Leading Design to design the new Dover High School.

YMCA elects new leadership

The Tuscarawas County YMCA elected seven members to the board of directors for a three-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2017.

NewPointe to host Night to Shine prom for people with special needs

NewPointe Community Church, at their Dover campus, announced they will serve as one of more than 350 churches around the world that will host Night to Shine.

Community thanked for their generosity

In this letter to the editor Christy Bloom thanks the community for its support of Operation Christmas Child.

Seniors can apply for Democratic Women Scholarships

The Tuscarawas County Democratic Women Scholarship applications are now available.

WKYC weatherman to visit Tusky branch of County Library System

WKYC weatherman Greg Dee will visit the Tuscarawas branch of the Tuscarawas County Public Library System.

Everett reappointed to Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection

The Fraternal Order of Police, Tuscora Lodge #4, announced the reappointment of Robert W. Everett by the Supreme Court of Ohio as an at-large member of the Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection.

Violet is the Cat of the Week

Violet is a 3-year-old blue cream cat who is quiet and calm. She has spent two and a half months at the shelter waiting to be adopted.

Walk with a Doc will be Saturday, Feb. 4

Union Hospital's free monthly walking program, Walk with a Doc, will feature Dr. Jeffrey Burrier, a family physician with the hospital-operated practice of Newcomerstown UPS.

Historic Zoar Speaker Series event highlights the Harmony Society

The award-winning Historic Zoar Speaker Series will kick off with an overview of the Harmony Society, a highly successful and entrepreneurial religious community of German Lutheran separatists.

Union Hospital names Debra Fair maternal nursing manager

Debra Fair will oversee the Union Hospital Maternal/Child Nursing Center.

Starlight School preschool 2017-18 registration now open

Starlight School preschool 2017-18 registration is now open for children who will be 3-years-old by Aug. 1.

Longtime Ag Society directors retire

Charlene Kehl and Bud Lahmers, two longtime directors of the Tuscarawas County Agricultural Society, were recently honored for 33 years of service to the group.

Scholarships available to Tuscarawas County students

Applications for the Richard Ronald Memorial Scholarship are available at all county high school guidance offices and at the East Central Ohio ESC in New Philadelphia.

Dover High School cheerleaders earn national recognition for service

The Dover High School cheerleaders recently received national recognition and will be featured in American Cheerleader Magazine and on ESPN's coverage of the National Cheer Competition this spring.

Perry Reese film moves ahead as writers visit Holmes County

James Black came to Berlin in an effort to gain information about Perry Reese, Jr. Black is currently in the process of producing the Perry Reese, Jr. movie, which is moving forward after a long struggle to find funding for the screen writing.

Proposed New Philadelphia South Side Park becoming a reality

New Philadelphia residents are on track to gain a large, new park space. A special meeting at the New Philadelphia School administration building saw the unveiling of a 56-acre park expansion project on the south side of the city.

Catholic Schools Week celebrated locally

The Tuscarawas County Catholic schools will celebrate national Catholic Schools Week Jan. 29 through Feb. 4 with a variety of special activities and programs.

Marsha Freeland to speak at Women’s Success Series

Marsha Freeland, director of the Norma Johnson Center, will be the featured speaker at Kent State University Tuscarawas for the Women's Success Series.

Kent State Tuscarawas Blue Gold Night at the PAC

Kent State University at Tuscarawas will hold Blue Gold Night at the PAC in the Performing Arts Center. This event will enable attendees to choose what information they need regarding admissions and the academic programs at Kent State Tuscarawas.

Sourdough and cultured butter class to be held

The Wilderness Center will host Don King for a morning of baking and culturing where participants will learn how to create, feed and care for their own sourdough starter as well as make fresh sourdough bread using a simple, no-knead recipe.

Dover Exchange Club’s Children’s Foundation to host fundraiser at Fundays

The Dover Exchange Club's Children's Foundation will host its eighth annual Carryout Chicken BBQ at Fundays.

Petite Rosemary seeks a loving family

Petite Rosemary is now 7-months-old and is ready for a home of her own. Her adoption fee has been reduced to $40 this week only.

Wings of Hope Gala coming soon

The Barnett Realtors of New Philadelphia will hold their annual Winter Gala at the Tuscarawas Kent State Performing Arts Center.

Learn how to check out e-books

The Dover Public Library will offer a free program for patrons who want to learn how to use devices to check out books from the library's e-collections.

Buckeye Career Center hosted Pancakes with Parents

Buckeye Career Center hosted Pancakes with Parents on Thursday, Jan. 19.

ECOFA meeting to feature lecture on sustainable living

Barbara Dewey will present an illustrated lecture on sustainable living at the next meeting of the East Central Ohio Forestry Association at the Dover Public Library.

USDA seeks comments on proposal to establish a new, organic research and promotion program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking comments on a proposal for a new, industry-funded research and promotion program.

Patriot Rally art and essay contests to focus on WWI and patriotism

The T-County History Patriot Youth Rally will celebrate its seventh annual event at the New Towne Mall, and students are encouraged to participate in this year's event by competing in an art and essay contest.

Challenger League to open registration and add adult league

The Tuscarawas County Challenger Little League is getting ready to begin registration for its 2017 season, and this season there will be the addition of an adult league.

Spring classes for kids get underway at Arts Center

Spring classes for kids coming up at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts.

Anti-drug coalition to host educational program at County Library

The Tuscarawas County Anti-Drug Coalition will host an educational program for parents and community members at the Tuscarawas County Public Library System's Main Library.

County welcomes new commissioner and coroner

Tuscarawas County has new public officials who began their terms in 2017: a new county commissioner and coroner.

College scholarships offered by Kiwanis

The Dover New Philadelphia Kiwanis Club is offering scholarships of $500 each to qualified students living within the New Philadelphia or Dover school districts.

‘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.

Dover Public Library will hold recognition ceremony for 100 Book Club

The Dover Public Library will hold a recognition reception for those who completed the 2016 100 Book Club challenge.

Free tax clinics offered at County Library

The Tuscarawas County Public Library, in partnership with HARCATUS Tri-County Community Action Agency, will offer free tax clinics at the library's main location.

Dorian is the Cat of the Week

Dorian is a longhair calico cat who is about 3- to 4-years-old. She is available for adoption at the Tuscarawas County Humane Society.

Death Café provides a forum for frank discussion

Tuscarawas County's first Death Café will be held at the Daily Grind.

Drama Club to perform original play

The Dover Public Library's Drama Club will hold a performance of "Little Bit," an original play written by librarian Elizabeth Strauss.

Pluto and Rabinowitz come to Dover

The Dover Public Library will host Terry Pluto as part of its Nights at the Roundtable Author Series. Pluto will be joined by WKSU Morning Edition host Amanda Rabinowitz.

Students of the Month named at BCC

Buckeye Career Center has named Anthony Materna of New Philadelphia as the Adult Education Student of the Month and Marcus Schlabach as the High School Student of the Month.

Works by 2 visual storytellers to be showcased at CWAM

The College of Wooster Art Museum begins 2017 with exhibitions by two visual storytellers: Los Angeles-based artist Alison Saar and Northeast Ohio native Amber Kempthorn.

Democrats to select coroner and Board of Elections rep

The Tuscarawas County Democratic Party Central and Executive committees will meet soon to select a new Tuscarawas County coroner and a representative to serve on the Tuscarawas County Board of Elections.

Union Hospital’s 18th annual Chocolate Love A’fair is approaching

Union Hospital's 18th annual Chocolate Love A'fair is approaching with a limited number of tickets to go on sale.

Cody Garbrandt and Maddux Maple homecoming celebration

The UFC Bantam Weight MMA World Champion Cody Garbrandt and Maddux Maple will come to the Twin City area for a homecoming celebration and parade.

Library to offer sensory storytimes for special needs patrons

The Main Library will host a sensory storytime and social hour called SNAP: Special Needs and Parents.

Healthy U Lay Leaders desire to facilitate programs in AAA-9 service area

The Area Agency on Aging, Region 9, is looking for caring, committed leaders with the desire to make a difference in their community by leading an evidence-based workshop.

Tusco Amateur Radio Club Hamfest to be held in Strasburg

The 27th annual Tusco Amateur Radio Club Hamfest will be at Wallick's Auction Center in Strasburg.

Learn more about library’s MakerSpaces

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System's Main Library will have dinners and detailed explanations of equipment in its mini MakerSpaces.

Broadway's '42nd Street' sets up at the Performing Arts Center

Freelance writer and columnist Scott Daniels gives a review of "42nd Street," which is coming to the Kent State University Performing Arts Center in New Philadelphia.

Never too Late to Learn to return to library

The Tuscarawas County Library System's Main Library will host the Never too Late to Learn: Tech for Seniors classes with a program on streaming media approaching.

Partnership kicks off preventive health campaign

The Tuscarawas County YMCA and The United Way of Tuscarawas County are kicking off a preventive health campaign to raise awareness about the health risks associated with diabetes and high blood pressure.

Midnight is the Cat of the Week

Midnight is a 7-year-old male cat in need of a loving home. He is neutered and had a dental cleaning recently. He weighs 10 pounds, and his adoption fee is $40.

‘Food Over Medicine’ program to be presented

The Dover Public Library will host a program titled Food Over Medicine: The Conversation That Could Save Your Life.

Dover Public Library announced winter/spring Recipe Club schedule

The Dover Public Library announced its winter/spring Recipe Club meeting schedule.

Trinity Hospital Twin City will host free diabetes support group

Trinity Hospital Twin City will host a free diabetes support group meeting in its first floor St. Francis conference room.

Sprowl chosen to represent lamb and wool industry

Taylor Sprowl was selected as the 2017 Coshocton/Tuscarawas Lamb and Wool Queen.

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.

WinterFest celebrates healthy living and environments

Rural Action and the Mud Run Watershed StreamKeepers, in partnership with Zeisberger Trails and Parks, will hold their annual WinterFest at the Warwick Township Volunteer Fire Department in Tuscarawas.

Union Hospital UPS Family Health Center North to open

Union Hospital and its hospital-owned medical provider network, Union Physician Services, will improve health care access and basic services for many of its patients when it opens UPS Family Health Center North in Dover.

Miller’s passion for bluegrass inspires a rare collectible

Eli Miller of Sugarcreek has created a one-of-a-kind banjo that has been signed by 19 of the top banjo pickers in the world.

Health screen helps detect issues early

Trinity Hospital Twin City's Community Outreach Department will host a health screen at Mako's Market.

First Walk with a Doc of 2017 to be held Saturday at Union Hospital

Union Hospital's first monthly Walk with a Doc of 2017 is approaching, and this month's featured topic will be a presentation from Mary Marshall.

County Library to host monthly mobile device groups

The Tuscarawas County Public Library's Main Library will provide a wide variety of technology classes throughout the coming months.

Yesina is the Cat of the Week

Yesina is a sweet, petite girl who has been a shelter resident since August. She is about 8-months-old, and her adoption fee has been reduced to $40 this week only.

Program aims to raise awareness about Latino culture in the region

Latino Cultural Connections will present a cultural awareness program on the history of the integration of the local Latino community to Tuscarawas County at the Main Library of the Tuscarawas County Public Library System.

Carrollton student wins Destination: Seniors nationwide high school model search

Kaitlynn Wells, a senior at Carrollton High School and participant with Solid Rock Photos, recently was selected as 1-of-7 winning portfolio applicants for Destination: Seniors nationwide high school model search.

Registration is underway for YMCA winter classes

Registration is underway for YMCA winter classes.

Ohio State University Extension to provide level 2 food safety training

The National Restaurant Association's manager training course will be offered at the Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities in New Philadelphia.

BCC names Students of the Month

Wesley Vanfossen is Buckeye Career Center's December High School Student of the Month, and Cheryl Probert is Buckeye Career Center's Adult Education Student of the Month.

Dwight Bender and friends overcome tragedy to exemplify the best of life

Dwight Bender's life has been inundated by tragedy, but through it all he has remained faithful and upbeat. The Bender family will be at the breakfast fundraiser Jan. 14, where they will share this incredible journey of hope and faith.

County Chamber announces award recipients

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

County Library offers assistance: Digital collections for new devices

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System is once again offering educational opportunities to assist in navigating new devices and gadgets.

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.

Navigating the system: There is still time to sign up

Alison Laughlin works as an Affordable Care Act navigator at the Tuscarawas Clinic for the Working Uninsured in Dover, helping to assist those who are seeking to sign up but need some help in making coverage choices.

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.

Park Place to host New Year’s Eve event for teens

Park Place Teen Center in Tuscora Park will host a New Year's Eve party for all area teens.

Griffen is Cat of the Week

Griffen is the Tuscarawas County Humane Society Cat of the Week. His adoption fee is reduced to $40 this week only.

Free weight loss and diabetes prevention mini seminar

The Tuscarawas County Public Library and Trinity Hospital Twin City have teamed up to provide a free weight loss and diabetes prevention mini seminar at the New Philadelphia Library.

United Steel Workers Local 2737 give and receive

The United Steel Workers Next Generation and Women of Steel hosted Pancakes with Santa for the local steel workers in the area at local 2737.

Students perform special holiday musical celebration

Students at Immaculate Conception performed a special holiday celebration.

Season of Good Cheer winners announced

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

Library to host fitness series at 5 branches

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System will host a fitness series with program offerings at its five locations.

ECOFA to discuss forest and deer management

The East Central Ohio Forestry Association will meet and discuss the topic: Can forest management and deer management coexist?

Resolution Run highlights dedicated participants

Community Mental Healthcare will host The Resolution Run at Anytime Fitness in Dover.

A Very Electric Christmas by Lightwire Theater gets positive review

Teri Stein gives a review of a recent show at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas.

Ohio Stream Restore Corps members work to improve county

The local efforts of Rural Action include initiatives led by Middle Tuscarawas River Watershed coordinator Marissa Lautzenheiser and four AmeriCorps Ohio Stream Restore Corps members who serve in a variety of capacities.

Look for new artifacts surrounding the Immel Circus diorama

The Massillon Museum's Immel Circus gallery has just been refreshed. It now includes artist Dana Depew's large neon Immel Circus sign titled "Bolstering Curb Appeal."

Say hello to Squeak

Squeak is a young, talkative and affectionate cat. She has spent six months at the shelter and is ready to find a forever home.

YMCA celebrates 97 years in the community

The Tuscarawas County YMCA is celebrating its 97th anniversary.

Trinity Hospital wins Studer Group Excellence in Patient Care award

Trinity Hospital Twin City has received an Excellence in Patient Care award presented by Studer Group, a Huron Healthcare solution.

Mannheim Steamroller: Perfect except for one thing

Teri Stein gives a review of the Mannheim Steamroller performance on Dec. 15 at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas in New Philadelphia.

Eleven Warriors hoping to bring Woody Hayes back home to Newcomerstown with life-sized monument

Eleven Warriors, a group of Buckeye backers, has recently begun a grassroots fundraising campaign to come up with the funds to have a life-sized monument of Woody Hayes constructed in his hometown of Newcomerstown, Ohio.

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.

First Steps to Literacy provides books for county newborns

The Tuscarawas County Public Library continued its efforts this year in providing books for babies through its First Steps to Literacy: Books for Babies Trust fund.

Free training offered to prospective foster parents

For those interested in becoming a foster family, Encompass Foster Care and Adoption will provide a series of free training classes that are required to become a licensed foster parent.

Park Place to host Oldies Nights beginning in January

The wintertime entertainment series, Tuscora Park Oldies Nights, is set to kick off the fifth season in the Park Place Teen Center.

Warming Tree helps local families this winter

This year marks the ninth year the children in the preschool and pre-k classes from Immaculate Conception Elementary donated items from their Warming Tree to the Salvation Army.

Mid-Ohio Growers Meeting to be held in Mt. Hope

The Fifth Annual Mid-Ohio Growers Meeting will be in Mt. Hope and will be the first event held at the new Mt. Hope Event Center on the campus of the Mt. Hope Auction.

Fewer Ohioans live in self-sufficient households 7 years after recession

The number of Ohioans living in households with incomes low enough to make them eligible for help from Food Banks has increased by more than 356,000 people since the end of the Great Recession.

Library introduces Preservation Station

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System will roll out a new addition to its library services in the beginning of the new year.

Thomakos reflects on career as she enters fourth term

Judge Elizabeth Lehigh Thomakos was the first woman to sit on the Common Pleas Court General Trial Division bench in Tuscarawas County. After 18 years of hearing cases, 2016 marks Thomakos's election to a fourth six-year term.

Brown’s Lake Bog excellent example of the impact of Ohio’s last glacier

Fall and winter might just be the favored time to visit Brown's Lake Bog Preserve, a 100-acre Nature Conservancy property just two miles west of Shreve.

Ohio Proud launches new website to better serve consumers

Ohio Proud, a marketing program that helps consumers identify food and agricultural products produced in the state, announced the launch of its newly revamped website.

Tech with Toast Series offers mobile photography class

Dover Public Library's teen librarian Liz Strauss will teach a mobile photography class as part of the library's Tech with Toast Series.

Trinity Hospital Twin City Employee Auxiliary to host book sale

The Trinity Hospital Twin City Employee Auxiliary members are hosting a book and gift sale.

Give Gorilla a second chance

Gorilla thought he found his forever home, but a member of his new family was allergic. He has a great personality and would make a fine pet for a cat-loving family.

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.

Ohio East Area volunteers exceed goal of collecting Christmas gifts for 28,523 children

Ohio East Area volunteers have collected enough gift-filled shoeboxes to reach more than 28,523 children in need through Operation Christmas Child.

Precycling: Eliminating trash before it begins

Precycling is a concept introduced 20 years ago by the Environmental Protection Agency via a media campaign.

Smaller goals help New Year’s resolutions stick

This year the Tuscarawas County YMCA is encouraging community members to give their New Year's resolutions a boost by creating smaller, more manageable goals that can lead to success of a larger one.

TUBACHRISTMAS promises a festive performance

TUBACHRISTMAS has delighted audiences for more than four decades while Wooster's version has been going strong for 20 years and will take place again here soon.

Chloe Felgenhauer: The Comeback Kid

Chloe Felgenhauer, 14, has seen more troubles than most children her age and pulled off a stunning comeback from each of her setbacks over the past two years.

A musical feast highlights annual Community Arts Council banquet

The arts were on full display once again during the annual Sugarcreek Community Arts Council banquet, an evening designed to focus on the many ways arts play a role in the area.

Time to Check Out Your Future: Library seeks support for renovation

Dover Public Library has raised $100,000 toward a goal of the $500,000 Time to Check Out Your Future Capital Campaign to renovate the Adult Department by the end of 2017.

Christmas raffle benefits scholarship

Raffle tickets are on sale now for the Book Hound Scholarship Raffle in Gnadenhutten.

YMCA asks for help as it nears its 2016 goal

The Tuscarawas County YMCA Annual Campaign for kids is nearing its goal for 2016 and seeking year-end support from the community.

Peggy is the Cat of the Week

Peggy is in need of a good home. She is front declawed, spayed and up-to-date on her immunizations.

Recalled cell phone is banned from Union Hospital

Starting immediately, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 cell phones are banned from Union Hospital in Dover.

Author Annie Tipton to talk Dickens at Dover Library program

The Dover Public Library will host author Annie Tipton as part of its Nights at the Roundtable author series.

‘The Skater’s Night Before Christmas’ author to speak in Wooster

Doug Brown will read his book and share holiday fun at the Wooster branch of the Wayne County Public Library.

Farm Bureau selects Discussion Meet final four

Four finalists have been named in Ohio Farm Bureau Federation's 2017 Discussion Meet: Shana Angel of Bolivar, Danielle Burch of Salem, Katie Lee of Magnolia and Micaela Wright of Arcanum.

Tusky Valley High School presents ‘A Christmas Carol’

Tusky Valley High School will present "A Christmas Carol," adapted by Ed Monk, in the Tusky Valley High School auditorium.

Reeves welcomes all to Community Open House

The annual Reeves Victorian Home Community Open House is approaching.

Local scarf project nears completion

Toni Kaltenbaugh got the idea for a scarf project that has led to a group of people working to provide scarves for those in need this winter.

Fundraiser benefits Friends of Adult Education group

A fundraiser dinner and silent auction to benefit the Friends of Adult Education Buckeye Career Center is approaching.

New Philadelphia farmer named chair of Farm Bureau Young Ag Pros

Greg and Theresa Corcoran of Chillicothe were recently elected chair couple of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Young Agricultural Professionals state committee while Eric Prysi of New Philadelphia was elected co-chair.

Happy Harvester 4-H Club and Lions to host Strasburg Christmas Parade

The first Strasburg Christmas Parade, which hopes to be an annual event, will begin this year as a result of the Happy Harvesters 4-H Club.

Tickets still available for Christmas Tour of Homes

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

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas will perform at Kent State Tuscarawas

Mannheim Steamroller will perform live for two performances at Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center.

Lightwire Theater’s ‘A Very Electric Christmas’ on stage at Kent State Tuscarawas

Lightwire Theater's "A Very Electric Christmas" is coming to Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center.

Chiara String Quartet returns to Wooster

The Wooster Chamber Music Series will present the Chiara String Quartet in concert at Scheide Music Center on the College of Wooster campus.

Dover Rotary sponsors Coats for Kids through Operation Warm

The Rotary Club of Dover, Ohio, plans to give nearly $1,000 worth of new winter coats to children in need this holiday season.

Holiday bake sale benefits Trinity Hospital Twin City

Trinity Hospital Twin City United Volunteer Auxiliary will host a bake sale at the First National Bank of Dennison and near the hospital's main entrance.

Children’s choruses to merge

The Greater Tuscarawas Children's Chorus and the Tuscarawas Philharmonic Children's Chorus will now merge into one under the umbrella of the Philharmonic organization.

Health checks offered at Mako's in Uhrichsville

Trinity Hospital Twin City's Community Outreach Department will host a health screen at Mako's Market.

Amish Country Half Marathon and 5K attracts numerous families

The Amish Country Half Marathon and 5K, which is held the Saturday after Thanksgiving, saw many families taking full advantage of the chance to participate in the race together.

Kent State Tuscarawas University Band to give free public concert

The Kent State University at Tuscarawas University Band will present a concert in Founders Hall Auditorium.

Interest in hiking and biking trails increases in the county

A group of 25 people attended a recent informational meeting at the John Heckewelder Memorial Moravian Church in Gnadenhutten to discuss the process for building trails in the village.

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.

Heating bill help available for low-income residents

The Percentage of Income Payment Plan Plus is a special program for low-income customers of regulated utilities such as AEP, Dominion East Ohio Gas and Columbia Gas.

Christmas card sale benefits Operation Christmas Child

The 2016 Christmas cards, painted by artist Christy Bloom, are now available. All proceeds go toward items, boxes, shipping and support of the Ohio East Area Team of Operation Christmas Child.

Say hello to Ramona

Ramona is a 2-year-old shorthair with very unique markings. She has a sweet personality and has been patiently waiting for her forever home.

Win a Car for Christmas rolls out Chevy Cruze as its 2016 prize

The wheels have arrived from the North Pole, and one fortunate recipient in the 2016 TAG Win a Car for Christmas giveaway will be cruising around in a Chevy Cruze.

Rear Admiral Stout topic of Reeves program

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Reeves Museum will present Rear Admiral Stout and His Role at Pearl Harbor.

Polar Express tickets still available

Polar Express at the Dennison Depot is an annual event that celebrates the magic of Christmas for children of all ages.

Call for actors: Little Theatre to host auditions

The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County will hold auditions for its winter production.

Applications being accepted for the Ohio & Erie Strategic Initiatives Program

The Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area is currently accepting applications for its 2017 Strategic Initiatives Program.

Darth Vader turns to the good side in promoting unity and hope among Americans

A man named Darth Vader ran with the American flag for the entire 13.1 miles of the Amish Country Half Marathon Saturday, Nov. 26. Vader said the commitment to his running for the country will continue.

Annual FFA food drive benefits 85 families

The Indian Valley FFA completed their annual Thanksgiving Food Drive, helping 85 families.

Area youth encouraged to lead the adventure

The Strasburg Venture Crew will host an event at St. John UCC in Strasburg.

New Philadelphia prepares for Christmas Parade

New Philadelphia's annual Lighting Ceremony and Christmas Parade is approaching.

Tree farmer to speak at ECOFA meeting

The East Central Ohio Forestry Association will have Alan Walter speak about his recent bus tour of Southern Germany, Western France and Northern Switzerland.

Ready Spaghetti: Homemade meal ministry nourishes a community

Ready Spaghetti, an outreach fundraiser for the First Church of God in New Philadelphia, has been the answer to providing a quick homemade dinner for families on the second Tuesday of each month.

Wooster Jazz Ensemble presents ‘Holiday Jazz and More’

The College of Wooster's Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos will perform in Freedlander Theatre. Featured guest soloist will be saxophonist Scott Burns.

Little Theatre presents ‘Fairytale Christmas Carol’

The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County will present a "Fairytale Christmas Carol."

Library to host program on Christmas Truce of 1914

The Dover Public Library will host a program on the Christmas Truce of 1914 in the library Community Room.

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.

Zoar Free Speaker Series continues

Historic Zoar Village's Free Speaker Series will continue with Babs Uhl presenting Victorian holiday music traditions and Christmas carols with guitar accompaniment in conjunction with the annual Christmas in Zoar event.

Celebrate the season at the Norma Johnson Center

The Norma Johnson Center will host its Celebrate the Season event and luminary trail walk.

Experience Christmas in Zoar

Early American and German holiday traditions are the focus of Christmas in Zoar.

Christmas Tree Festival announces People’s Choice winners

The UH Auxiliary has wrapped up its 23rd annual Christmas Tree Festival at the Warther Museum in Dover.

John Hursey Memorial Fund provides turkey for local families

Through a 5k run, golf outing and memorial fund, a purchase of 75 turkeys for a local food bank was made.

Lucinda is the Cat of the Week

Lucinda is a 6-year-old long hair who would love to find a home of her own.

What’s in your stocking? Win a Car for Christmas returns to make someone’s holiday season special

For the past several years the local organization known as TAG Charities has been gifting local people in need with a brand new car during its Win a Car for Christmas contest.

Nutcracker Candlelight Tours offered at Reeves Home

The Reeves Museum will host Nutcracker Candlelight Tours with costumed Nutcracker dancers from the Tuscarawas Dance Arts Center.

The Philharmonic’s annual Yuletide Concert is a community tradition

The Tuscarawas Philharmonic will bring its annual Christmas tradition to the stage as the orchestra, Children's Chorus and High School Women's Honors Chorus perform a concert titled Childlike Wonder.

Hands-on tech lab coming to county library

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System will host the Northeast Ohio Traveling Tech Lab at the Main Library in New Philadelphia.

National FFA Organization honors Indian Valley FFA members

Tanner Bardall, Luke Durbin, Sarah Fowler and Dalton Sprowl, members of the Indian Valley FFA chapter, were awarded the American FFA Degree.

The Tuscarawas Philharmonic will perform Handel’s ‘Messiah’

The Tuscarawas Philharmonic and Chorus will perform Handel's "Messiah" in a free concert at the First Baptist Church in New Philadelphia.

Enjoy breakfast with Santa at Tuscora Park

Children and their parents are invited to Santa's Very Merry Christmas Breakfast in the Tuscora Park Place Teen Center.

Mineral City firemen to host auction and gun raffle

The Mineral City Volunteer Fire Department invites the community to its annual Christmas Auction and Gun Raffle.

Managing farm financial stress

Recognizing the level of stress that exists in the farm community, a program titled Managing Farm Financial Stress has been scheduled at Fisher Auditorium on the OARDC campus in Wooster.

Johnson Woods: A far away feeling close by

Johnson Woods is one of the largest of Ohio's remaining old-growth forests.

Zoar becomes a National Historic Landmark

Earlier this month the U.S. Department of the Interior named Historic Zoar Village a National Historic Landmark.

Ohio Cattlemen’s Association to host beef industry update meeting

A beef industry update meeting provided by the Ohio Cattlemen's Association will take place in Ashland County.

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.

Meeting set to discuss trails in Gnadenhutten

A meeting is set at the John Heckelwelder Memorial Moravian Church for anyone interested in bringing hiking/biking trails to the area.

Meet this 6-toed guy at the TCHS

Merrick is a 2-year-old mitten paw who would love to find a home of his own. He has been fully vetted and even had his teeth cleaned.

Gnaden Library selects finalists for new borrower card design

Gnadenhutten Public Library patrons will choose a new look for their library cards for 2017. There are three options to choose from.

St. Joseph Soup Kitchen open additional day

The weekly soup kitchen at the St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Life Center will be open an extra night the week of Thanksgiving.

Dinner hopes to raise funds to help area families at Christmas

The Warren Township Community Center will host a community Thanksgiving dinner and tree lighting event.

Local music teachers and students to perform piano concert

Members of the Tuscarawas County Chapter of the Ohio Music Teachers Association and their students will present their annual ensemble piano concert.

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.

November is National Adoption Month: Hostetler family grows by 3

The Dennis and Jeanne Hostetler family of Sugarcreek grew by three this week. The adoption of the couple's three newest family members was recently made final at the Tuscarawas County Courthouse.

Ohio wins one-third of AFBF’s County Activities of Excellence awards

Ohio county Farm Bureaus won one-third of the nation's top county programs.

From pharmacist to musician with a few stops along the way

Mark Tillack will perform in Lakeville. Learn how his life has taken him from a pharmacist to a musical performer and more.

Author with local roots publishes debut novel

Loretta Marion was born and raised in Tuscarawas County. Her debut novel, "The Fool's Truth," has been released.

New Philadelphia’s Storybook Lane is seeking ‘friends’

The New Philadelphia Rotary Club will place the names of new Friends of Storybook Lane on one of the recognition boards that are part of the Christmas holiday display.

Upward basketball and cheerleading registration now available

Upward basketball and cheerleading registration is now underway.

Special Olympians do well in fall sports competitions

Tuscarawas County Special Olympics sports won numerous gold, silver and bronze medals with the bowling and aquatics teams.

Bring holiday joy to the homeless

The community is invited to participate in a new event, Deck the Halls, at the Friends of the Homeless shelter in New Philadelphia.

Write for Rights: A small investment of time saves lives

Write for Rights is an annual international campaign to speak up for those who are suffering injustice and human rights abuse.

Partnership helps Ohioans stay warm this winter

The HEAP Winter Crisis Program may help households who have disconnect notices on their gas or electric bills or those that have less than a 10-day supply of fuel oil, propane, coal or wood.

Ohio author to speak at local library

The Dover Public Library will host a program featuring author Robin Yocum as part of its Nights at the Round Table Author Series.

Meet Avery at TCHS

Avery is a large 5-year-old male with a distinguished look. He is waiting for someone to adopt him.

Book Cellar to host open house

The library will host a Book Cellar Open House for browsing among thousands of volumes.

Building a Winter Dream committee will host fundraiser for Dover ice rink proposal

A volunteer committee of five local Dover women will take its first steps to raise funds for an outdoor ice rink located within the city park.

Reeves Victorian Home and Museum announces holiday schedule

The Reeves Home will offer a number of special events this holiday season.

Dover Noon Lions to host Diabetes Walk at city park

The Dover Noon Lions Club is hosting its first walk for diabetes awareness.

Lands retires after 40 years of service at YMCA

Executive director Keith Lands has served the Tuscarawas County YMCA since 1995 and is set to retire in the summer of 2017.

Sugarcreek youth named winners of library contest

Jessica Montanez, age 14, and Jasmine Kyliah Montanez, age 10, have been named the winners of the Tuscarawas County Public Library's It's UR Card! Kid & Teen Art Contest.

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.

‘Twain by Two’ coming to TCPL

Mark Dawidziak will perform as Mark Twain in a one-act collection of Mark Twain's material at the Main Library of the Tuscarawas County Public Library System.

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.

Girl Scouts’ One Smile at Time project aims to help those in hardship

The Daisy Girl Scout members of Troup 60143 have been working hard to complete their first project, One Smile at a Time, to help community members in need this holiday season.

Library to host New Life Counseling’s Mental Health Monday

New Life Counseling and the Dover Public Library are holding the second of a three-part series called Mental Health Monday, Simple Strategies for Families Struggling with Substance Abuse.

Trinity Hospital Twin City will host free diabetes support group on healthy holiday eating

Trinity Hospital Twin City will host a free monthly diabetes support group meeting, and the next meeting will discuss healthy holiday eating.

Samaritan’s Purse project will have multiple collection sites in Tuscarawas County

Several locations in Tuscarawas County will serve as collection sites this year for the Samaritan's Purse project Operation Christmas Child, the world's largest Christmas project of its kind.

Dover to host ribbon cutting for new boat ramp at downtown riverfront

Residents and visitors to the region will get the opportunity to see firsthand the new boat ramp at the site of Dover's riverfront park.

Christmas Tree Festival celebrates 23rd year at Warther Museum

The 23rd annual Christmas Tree Festival at Warther Museum in Dover will kick off the holiday season in November.

Our Town Coshocton announces annual Miracle on Main Street event

Our Town Coshocton announced the return of the annual Miracle on Main Street parade and event in downtown Coshocton.

Tuscarawas County Library System will hold 12 Days of Christmas events

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System will have its five locations present their version of the 12 days or activities of Christmas.

Trinity Hospital Twin City volunteers to host silent auction and craft and bake sale

Trinity Hospital Twin City United Volunteer Auxiliary will host a Deck the Halls Silent Auction as well as a craft and bake sale.

Trinity Hospital Twin City hosting health screen at Mako’s Market

Trinity Hospital Twin City's Community Outreach Department will host a health screen at Mako's Market in Uhrichsville.

Local gallery partners with ACE to benefit residents

ACE Inc. will have their new greeting cards featured at McDonald Niklaus Framing's holiday open house. All proceeds from the cards will go directly to ACE to continue to support programs, events, education and card making.

Ohio State Alumni Club of Tuscarawas will hold annual Scholarship Fundraiser

The Ohio State Alumni Club of Tuscarawas will have their annual Scholarship Fundraiser and Game Day event at the Factory Street Pub & Grill in Dover.

Burton is the Cat of the Week

Burton would be a great indoor/outdoor cat and is waiting for a loving family to adopt him.

UH honors employees for years of service

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

Onstage at the PAC: Under the Streetlamp

Under the Streetlamp is coming to the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center for a live performance.

Abigail Adams visits Fort Laurens

Jessica Michna is the founder of Historical First Impressions and performs as historical figures.

Union Hospital Walk with a Doc will feature Dr. Lindsey Moore

Dr. Lindsey Moore will be the featured doctor at Union Hospital's next Walk with a Doc event.

Student exchange program: Seeing the world firsthand

Ryan Dunfee has arranged exchange students for many area schools. He is now lining up host families for next year.

Pre-k students learn about rescue dog

Aleigh Bollon, Evan Davis and greyhound Pippen came to visit the Pre-k class at Immaculate Conception School in Dennison as part of an ongoing class project.

Cleveland Clinic founder is one of the region’s most famous residents

George Washington Crile, who grew up on a sheep farm between Chili and Baltic, is one of the four founding fathers of the Cleveland Clinic.

New Philadelphia Elks Holiday Craft Fair celebrates 8th year

New Philadelphia Elks Lodge will have their annual Holiday Craft Fair for its eighth year.

One-night fundraiser benefits Massillon Museum

The Friends of the Massillon Museum will host Gin and Jazz fundraiser.

The Y’s Zoe for President campaign aims to get parents to the polls

The Tuscarawas County YMCA announced Zoe for President: Kids Day Out, an initiative to host child care services on election day.

Kent State Tuscarawas partners with PFCS for services

Kent State University at Tuscarawas is partnering with Personal and Family Counseling Services for the benefit of students.

Lonestar in concert at the Kent State Tuscarawas PAC

The award-winning country music group Lonestar will be in concert at the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center.

Acclaimed American Chamber Players coming to Wooster

The American Chamber Players will play in Wooster as part of the Wooster Chamber Music Series.

YMCA offers diabetes prevention

The Tuscarawas County YMCA is encouraging residents of Tuscarawas County to learn their risks for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes through health programs.

Nonprofit provides outdoor excursions for wounded warriors

Wes McMillan of Tuscarawas County felt some land he owned with others could be put to use as part of the Quantico Injured Military Sportsman Association charitable works.

One Book, One Community project hosts author Jason Wright

The Tuscarawas County Literacy Coalition One Book, One Community project will bring author Jason Wright to Kent State University Tuscarawas Founders Hall to speak about his 2005 best-selling book.

Muskingum Watershed Conservancy Foundation awards 5 grants

The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy Foundation Board of Trustees approved $8,514 in new grants at its regular board meeting.

Buckeye Book Fair has something for all readers

The 29th annual Buckeye Book Fair will be at Fisher Auditorium in Wooster.

Meet Villa at the Humane Society

Villa is available for adoption at the Tuscarawas County Humane Society. She loves humans and dogs but needs to be in a home with no cats. She would make an excellent family pet.

Library to offer space for NaNoWriMo participants

This November the Dover Public Library lounge will be available as a special writing space for National Novel Writing Month participants.

Dover Library publishes local history book

The many authors of the new local history book will be honored at a reception at the Dover Public Library.

16th annual Family Reading Festival: Every hero has a story

Superheroes will invade New Towne Mall for the 16th annual Family Reading Festival with nine school districts and five libraries participating.

Kiwanis pancake breakfast at Tuscora Park

The Kiwanis Club of Dover-New Philadelphia will hold its annual pancake breakfast at the New Philadelphia Tuscora Park Pavilion to raise money for community service projects and youth scholarships.

Ashley is the Cat of the Week

Ashley is about a year old. She is very friendly and would like a place to call home.

Art Guild to host juried show open to all area artists

The Tuscarawas County Art Guild is providing an opportunity for artists to participate in their first juried Fall Art Show, which will take place at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts.

Registration open for fall programs at the YMCA

Registration for YMCA Fall II classes is open to anyone in the community.

ECOFA welcomes archeologist

The East Central Ohio Forestry Association will host John Boilegh to present a program about Ohio's prehistory.

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.

Zoar speaker series highlights founder of Red Cross, Clara Barton

The Historic Zoar Village free speaker series continues in the Zoar Schoolhouse with a presentation highlighting the life of Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross.

Fort Laurens will host free Veterans Day ceremony

Fort Laurens will host a ceremony, luncheon and presentation to honor area veterans.

Reeves Museum to host Murder Mystery Dinner

The Reeves Museum will host its annual Murder Mystery Dinner at the Reeves Carriage House.

Registration open for Community Hospice Compassion 5K

A new event to benefit Community Hospice will offer area athletes a chance to run or walk in memory of a loved one.

Muskingum Watershed Conservancy Foundation annual meeting set

The 2016 annual meeting of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy Foundation will be at the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center in New Philadelphia.

Diabetes Screening Day scheduled at Union Hospital

The annual Diabetes Screening Day will be held in the Union Hospital auditorium. Appointments are required and can be made by calling the hospital Community Relations Department.

Local optometry practice receives national recognition

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

Annual Trick or Treat at the Library provides family fun

The Tuscarawas County Public Library Main Branch will host Trick or Treat at the Library event.

Earn Chamber Bucks while learning more about autism spectrum disorder

The Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities invites the community to join the agency as it celebrates October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

Special needs cat has love to give

Kukla is a 7-year-old Siamese/Snowshoe mix with special needs and is available for adoption at the Tuscarawas County Humane Society.

Trinity Hospital Twin City to host In the Pink health event

Trinity Hospital Twin City is inviting all area residents to In the Pink, a free health event to combat breast cancer through education, awareness and survivor recognition.

Annual Blood Battle with Dover against New Philadelphia approaching

The 19th annual Dover versus New Philadelphia Blood Battle will be waged at the Tuscarawas County YMCA.

New Philadelphia church to host Trunk or Treat

First United Methodist Church in New Philadelphia will offer its Trunk or Treat night again this year.

Drug Take Back Day will allow safe disposal of medication

Drug Take Back Day will provide an opportunity for community members to safely dispose of unwanted medications.

Share-A-Christmas coming with numerous ways to contribute

The Share-A-Christmas program is approaching with numerous events and ways to contribute.

Volunteers recognized for dedication to serving others

The Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development Area One recognized more than 80 volunteers age 55 and older for their work as foster grandparents and senior companions.

The Civil Air Patrol will have an open house at Dover Armory

The Civil Air Patrol will have an open house at the Dover National Guard Armory.

Women’s health program to be hosted by Dr. Orafu

A program hosted by Dr. Chinyere Orafu will wrap up the annual Paint Tusc Pink project.

Exchange Club seeks sponsors to benefit foster children

The Dover Exchange Club is seeking sponsors for their annual spaghetti dinner to benefit their foundation for children.

Andrew Kamban searches for family art from the past

The family of a prolific local artist is attempting to assemble known works and bring them back into the family's possession.

Community Trick-or-Treat events

A variety of Trick-or-Treat events are scheduled in the region.

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.

Bring Your A Game at Buckeye Career Center speaks on work ethic

Buckeye Career Center will host Bring Your A Game to Work with speakers to discuss work ethic.

Historical Society to host Winter Banquet

The Tuscarawas County Historical Society is holding its annual Winter Banquet at the Tuscarawas County Senior Center.

Dover Public Library will host Travel Talk on Yugoslavia

The Dover Public Library will host a travel program on Yugoslavia.

Film to address body image issues and a need for change

Taryn Brumfitt is on a mission to change the perception of body image. Her documentary film will be shown in Orrville.

Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County will sponsor Halloween breakfast party

Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County will sponsor a Halloween breakfast party with the Addams Family in the Schoenbrunn Conference Center.

Budget constraints cause change in snow and ice control for Tuscarawas County

A change in snow and ice control procedures for Tuscarawas County roadways will reduce the snow/ice operations from 17 routes to 15 routes.

New StoryWalk opened at Dover City Park Oct. 8

Dozens of residents and visitors gathered at Dover City Park for the dedication of StoryWalk, the newest addition to the park made possible through a partnership between the city and the Dover Public Library.

Relay for Life kickoff event is at Tuscora Park

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Tuscarawas County will host a kickoff event at Tuscora Park.

Harbour House Fall Carnival will raise awareness of domestic violence

Harbor House, which serves Tuscarawas and Carroll counties, is gearing up for something completely new this year: The Harbor House Fall Carnival.

Writers’ Guild raising funds for books for West Virginia flood victims

The Tuscarawas County Writers' Guild will collect funds to send to Nicholas County, West Virginia, an area hit hard by the recent flooding. The donations raised will go toward replenishing the supply of books for school libraries.

Schoenbrunn to host ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’ production

Tickets are on sale for Historic Schoenbrunn Village's upcoming production of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."

These seniors would love to stay together

Lou and Misty are senior cats looking to spend their days together in a loving home. They are at the shelter due to their previous owner passing away.

TAP to host first fundraising event

The Art Experience: An Arty Party is sponsored by a new nonprofit organization, the Tuscarawas Arts Partnership.

Dover Public Library will host author of ‘Haunted Tuscarawas County’

Author Debra Robinson will discuss her new book, "Haunted Tuscarawas County," as part of The Dover Public Library's Nights at the Round Table author series.

Buckeye Career Center students place high in invitational for forestry

Buckeye Career Center's Forestry Team went to Hocking College and placed third in the state at an invitational.

Fundraiser set for Save a Mom Pregnant Dog Rescue

Save a Mom Pregnant Dog Rescue specializes in finding homes for unwanted mama dogs and their puppies. In an effort to keep the home-based rescue in operation, a fundraising event will take place.

Huff Run Fall Tour includes multiple stops and a luncheon

Rural Action and the Huff Run Watershed Restoration Partnership will have their annual Fall Tour. Come learn what's new in the watershed including a new construction project.

Dedication set for completed section of Towpath Trail

A completed section of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Bolivar will be dedicated.

Local author to share stories from new book

The Reeves Mansion will host local author Debra Robinson as she shares stories from her new book, "Haunted Tuscarawas County."

Seniors interested in OSU encouraged to apply for scholarship

Applications are available in all Tuscarawas County high school guidance departments for The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Tuscarawas County scholarships.

Cooking with Kate approaches home cooking with a new perspective

Join Kate Shumaker, OSU Extension educator and registered dietitian, at Cooking with Kate for a new perspective on food.

Julliard String Quartet to perform

The world-renowned Julliard String Quartet will perform in Wooster as part of the Wooster Chamber Music Series.

Rotary Clubs partner to raise funds for education

The Dover and New Philadelphia Rotary Clubs are joining together this fall to create a new 5K run to raise funds for the New Philadelphia Quaker Club, the Dover Tornado Club and other school support projects and scholarships.

Fall Volunteer Connect Fair

The Fall Volunteer Connect Fair will take place with over 110 groups representing the diversity of volunteer opportunities in the area including social services, historic landmarks, nature/ecology and the arts.

Rotary Sportsmanship Banquet honors seniors, coaches and teachers

The annual Rotary Sportsmanship Banquet, hosted by the Rotary Clubs of New Philadelphia and Dover, is approaching and has been a tradition of New Philadelphia versus Dover football week for more than 50 years.

The beet goes on for annual Kidron festival

Kidron celebrates the beet at annual festival that draws visitors from all over the region.

Union Hospital to consider partner

The Union Hospital Board of Trustees has begun a process that it hopes will lead to an affiliation of the hospital with a larger health care system by the start of 2018.

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.

Homeschool Day at Zoar helps students understand the past

Historic Zoar Village will host Harvest Homeschool Day to offer a learning opportunity to homeschool students.

Ghost Chase 5K benefits Knights of Columbus programs

The Dover Knights of Columbus will celebrate Halloween by hosting the annual Ghost Chase 5K road race.

Community health screen offers low-cost choice for residents

Trinity Hospital Twin City Community Outreach Department will host a health screen at Mako's Market.

Indian Valley student sets her sites on becoming a doctor

Over the summer Kennedy Allen gained recognition that enabled her to join others from across the United States in furthering plans to become a doctor by attending a Congress of Future Medical Leaders event near Boston.

Philharmonic Children’s Chorus rehearsals to begin

The Philharmonic Children's Chorus will begin rehearsing at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas for the annual Yuletide Celebration concert with the orchestra.

Community Hospice renames inpatient facility

Community Hospice was host to an inaugural Donor Recognition Reception at the Hospice House in New Philadelphia, honoring major donors as well as planned giving and endowment donors.

Two men join forces to help others

Dave Meese of New Philadelphia and Craig Barnett, a former New Philadelphia High School teacher, have started a support group for those who have gone through prostate cancer.

Kayak for Cancer adds instruction and beach yoga

The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District has scheduled the second annual Kayak for Cancer fundraiser as part of the local Paint Tusc Pink campaign.

Dover to dedicate new StoryWalk at the city park

The Dover Public Library invites people of all ages to celebrate the opening of its permanent StoryWalk installation at Dover City Park.

Say hello to McGuiver

McGuiver is a 2-year-old gray tabby with green eyes, weighing in at 7 pounds. He has been a resident at the shelter for more than a month and would love to find a home of his own.

Library program to feature ghost stories

The Dover Public Library will host A Chilling All Hallow's Eve program that will feature a series of Halloween ghost stories.

A cappella sensation to perform at PAC

The contemporary a cappella sensation, VoicePlay, will be onstage at the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center.

Special Needs Scholarship Program application window now open

Ohio students with special needs can now apply for a Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship.

Birdseed sale underway at The Wilderness Center

The Wilderness Center is holding its annual birdseed sale.

Karam’s Kidz Center Costume 5K supports youth programs

Runners and walkers can dress in costume and participate in the costume contest at the first Karam's Kidz Center Costume 5K.

Tickets available for popular Zoar Ghost Tour

Historic Zoar Village will hold Haunted Ghost Tours along with Trick or Treaty Tours at Fort Laurens.

Literacy Coalition seeks board members

The Tuscarawas County Literacy Coalition is looking for two individuals to serve on the board who have a passion for literacy and community service.

Nominees selected for the annual Lucille Nussdorfer Award

Dennison Railroad Depot Museum has announced the 2016 Lucille Nussdorfer Tuscarawas County Woman of the Year Award finalists.

Enchanted Forest Walk engages children in the great outdoors

The Wilderness Center in Wilmot will host the 28th Annual Enchanted Forest Walk, a family-friendly event that combines education and fun as participants learn about life in the woods.

Kevin Petitte marks 50th flight with the Golden Knights

Kevin Petitte of New Philadelphia has reached a milestone no other civilian to anyone's knowledge has attained. Petitte recently took his 50th flight with the Golden Knights, the U.S. Army's Parachute Team at Cleveland's Burke Lakefront Airport.

County Library to host Mini Artisan Faire

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System will hold its first Mini Artisan Faire.

The Twin City Fall Festival celebrates its 5th year

The Twin City Fall Festival will take place for its fifth year.

Embrace 2016 designed to encourage a life of Biblical mentoring for women

Embrace 2016 will promote mentoring programs for women of all ages. The upcoming conference is designed to provide guidelines and insight into the mentoring role.

Mathematics of the Election Process: How America Elects its Presidents

Dr. Nathan Ritchey will present Mathematics of the Election Process: How America Elects its Presidents at Kent State University at Tuscarawas.

Buffet dinner fundraiser benefits Trinity

The Trinity Hospital Twin City Employee Auxiliary will host a rigatoni buffet dinner and horse race fundraiser.

Louisville resident crowned Miss Clayland

The new Miss Clayland was crowned at a ceremony held in Uhrichsville.

Vibrant Living celebrates 1-year anniversary

Trinity Hospital Twin City will host a public open house to commemorate the one-year anniversary of its Vibrant Living senior outpatient counseling program.

Archaeology Day hosted by Fort Laurens

Fort Laurens Archaeology Day explores the significance of archaeological finds in Ohio and demonstrates techniques used by early Native Americans to make tools.

Hempsey is the Cat of the Week

Hempsey, a longhaired cat who loves attention, is available for adoption.

All welcome to Blessing of the Pets event

Trinity Hospital Twin City invites the public to bring their pets to a special blessing ceremony.

Trinity to host card party fundraiser

The Trinity Hospital Twin City United Volunteer Auxiliary will host a Pink Card Party and Dinner to raise funds for Trinity Hospital Twin City and to promote breast cancer awareness.

Slide repair on Route 416 to begin

A slide repair project is set to begin next week on state Route 416 (Seven Mile Drive) at the north end of New Philadelphia in Tuscarawas County.

Using local apples in desserts

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System will host an event for food lovers.

3rd annual Monster Dash benefits Trumpet In The Land

Trumpet In The Land's third annual Monster Dash 5K is approaching and is accepting registration.

Amanda Fowler reigns as 2016 Fair Queen and Beabers purchase #1 plate

The Tuscarawas County Fair got off to an early start on Sunday evening, Sept. 18 with the crowning of a new queen and its annual plate auction.

Girl Scouts set sail for a journey through the nautical past at David Warther Carvings

Girl Scouts throughout Northeast Ohio can attend the upcoming event of Ships Ahoy! Time Travel Across the High Seas! at David Warther Carvings.

Popular Paint Tusc Pink campaign returns during month of October

Tuscarawas County businesses, schools and offices are invited to cover themselves in pink paint, posters and displays for the annual Paint Tusc Pink campaign to generate attention for breast cancer awareness in October.

Walk to end human trafficking

A new event by a Tuscarawas County group hopes to help bring an end to the age-old problem of human trafficking.

Harlan inducted into Hall of Fame

Stacy Harlan was recently recognized for her outstanding competitive swimming career by being inducted into the Great Kanawha Valley Swimming Hall of Fame in Charleston, West Virginia.

Little Theatre to host auditions for Christmas performance

Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County to hold auditions for their Christmas production.

Union Hospital co-sponsoring free hearing screenings

During Audiology Awareness Month in October staff at Ohio Head and Neck Surgeons in Dover will offer free hearing screenings.

Fall Fun Fest will benefit Special Olympic athletes

A new activity, the Fall Fun Fest, will allow people to show their support for the Tuscarawas County Special Olympians.

Dover Township trustees unanimously pass resolution supporting Dover High School bond issue

The Dover Township trustees hosted representatives of Dover City Schools at their regularly scheduled meeting on Sept. 20 concerning the Dover City Schools bond issue to build a new Dover High School.

Eagle Scout project to help others soar to new heights through books

Abe Marlowe of New Philadelphia spent much of his summer on the My Little Library box, located outside of the Dover Public Library, to work toward Eagle Scout.

Trinity Hospital to host free Alzheimer’s and dementia mini seminars

Trinity Hospital Twin City has teamed up with Ten Lakes Center to provide two free educational mini seminars called Always Remember - Alzheimer's & Dementia.

Library to host human trafficking roundtable

The Dover Public Library will host a community roundtable on human trafficking.

Feed your mind at Tuscarawas County Library

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System will partner with Chris Kendle from the OSU extension office this fall to warm up the kitchen and get everyone ready for holiday cooking.

Say cheese for the 64th annual Swiss Festival in Sugarcreek

The 64th Swiss Festival is approaching with plenty of events for kids and people who love family, fellowship and cheese.

Dover Public Library will launch fall story times in October

The Dover Public Library is taking registration for fall story times and will launch a number of events for children.

Super Science Saturday at Kent State Tuscarawas

Kent State University at Tuscarawas is sponsoring Super Science Saturday. Registrations are limited to the first 100 responders.

Basketball reunion invites players from 1922-67

The City of Dover Park and Recreation Department and Dover Public Library are co-sponsoring a basketball reunion for the former Tuscarawas County League. All former players, cheerleaders and coaches for the league from 1922-67 are encouraged to attend the free event.

Fort Laurens to host Trick or Treaty event

Trick or Treaty offers visitors a unique perspective of the Fort Laurens Museum and grounds. Reservations are required.

Historic Schoenbrunn Village to host 8th annual Colonial Trade Faire

Witness historic re-enactors and tradesmen at the upcoming Colonial Trade Faire at historic Schoenbrunn Village in New Philadelphia.

ECOFA meeting to feature forester

East Central Ohio Forestry Association's next meeting will feature Tom Brannon, who will speak about the American chestnut plantings that have been happening at his tree farm.

Miss Clayland Pageant includes 8 contestants

Miss Clayland 2017 is approaching with two competitors from Tuscarawas County.

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.

Library to host free program about mutual fund investing

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System will host Edward Jones financial advisor Kiley Kendall at its main library for a free informational presentation titled An Investor's Tour of Mutual Funds.

Massillon Museum Studio M to exhibit ‘Creature Comforts’

Studio M in the Massillon Museum Fred F. Silk Community Room will feature work by Staci Marie Leech-Cornell.

Garaway Class of ‘61 celebrated 55th reunion

Twenty members of the Garaway Class of 1961 gathered with their friends and/or spouses in the Shanesville Lutheran Church Social Hall at Sugarcreek on Aug. 27 for their 55th class reunion.

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.

Tuscarawas Genealogical Society to hold genealogy lock-in

The Tuscarawas County Genealogical Society will sponsor a genealogy lock-in at the society's library at 307 Center St., Dennison.

Showing skills and animals at the fair

The Tuscarawas County Fair was off to an early start as the pet rabbit and dog shows were held Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds.

Lieser leads United Way annual campaign

Michele Lieser, realtor with McInturf Realty, has been named the 2016 campaign chair for the United Way of Tuscarawas County.

5th annual Touch-A-Truck is fun for families

The Dover Public Library will have its fifth Touch-A-Truck event. Numerous service vehicles will be available, which will see the closing of Walnut Street in front of the library.

Break the Grey brings important message for teens to Tusc. County

Billy Ballenger has been through the pitfalls of youth, and poor decisions led him to a life of crime. However, he found his way and since being released from prison has built Break the Grey into a powerful program that has touched countless lives of youth nationwide. He will present at Dover High...

Step up and give Burton a home

Meet Burton at the Tuscarawas County Humane Society. He is about 3 years old and would be an ideal indoor/outdoor cat.

Two nights of musical entertainment headline fair

This year's Tuscarawas County Fair will feature many events and live music.

Dover Chemical and Go Shred will hold shred event for area residents

Dover Chemical Corporation, in partnership with Go Shred, is offering a free shred event for area residents.

Apple Butter Stirrin’ Festival in its 47th year at Roscoe Village

The 47th Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival will be Oct. 21, 22 and 23 in Roscoe Village. The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Essay contest will determine scholarship winner

This year the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum will present its 10th Lucille Nussdorfer Tuscarawas County Woman of the Year Award. A $250 scholarship will be awarded for the purchase of college textbooks to an essay winner. The deadline is Sept. 23 at 4 p.m.

The Tuscarawas Philharmonic begins its 81st season with new leadership

The Tuscarawas Philharmonic has announced the hiring of Sallie Stroup of New Philadelphia as its executive director, effective Sept. 1.

Trinity diabetes support meeting to cover eye health

Trinity Hospital Twin City is hosting a free diabetes support group meeting about the effect of diabetes on eye health.

Partnerships create a widespread campaign to reduce bullying

October is National Bullying Awareness Month. New Life Counseling of Dover and radio station WTUZ of New Philadelphia are beginning the effort to educate the public about bullying early with the kickoff at the Tuscarawas County Fair.

McGillicutty artists celebrate 4th birthday with Rock, Paper, Scissor Tournament

Mr. McGillicutty Art Studio celebrates its fourth birthday with the second annual Open Studio and Rock, Paper, Scissor Tournament.

The Ohio State Alumni Club of Tuscarawas will hold OSU football parties

The Ohio State Alumni Club of Tuscarawas County will meet at Factory Street Pub & Grill in Dover for game-watch parties for all of the Ohio State football action.

Dover Public Library to host OSU football author

The Dover Public Library will host author Mark Rea as part of its Nights at the Round Table author series.

Contest allows kids to design a library card

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System invites kids age 5-18 to design art for a library card that will be featured in limited editions.

The Fab Four - The Ultimate Tribute in concert at Kent State Tuscarawas

The Fab Four - The Ultimate Tribute will perform in concert at Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center.

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.

Fuel your body and mind at the county library

Tuscarawas County Public Library will present Food for Thought Days on Wednesdays in September.

Little Theatre’s annual meeting includes original comedy and live music

The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County will hold its annual meeting Sunday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. with a special musical performance and original comedy production following.

Vintage Style Show at Reeves Home will feature fashions of the 70s

The Reeves Museum will host its annual Vintage Style Show in the Carriage House of the J.E. Reeves Home. Reservations are due Wednesday, Sept. 14.

Tickets available for Miss Clayland Scholarship Program

Tickets for the 61st Miss Clayland Scholarship Program are now on sale at the Twin City Pharmacy in Dennison.

Dover Public Library to host Mental Health Mondays

Finding a Balance in Sports and Family is the first topic of a three-part mini series offered as a part of Mental Health Mondays, a collaborative effort between New Life Counseling and the Dover Public Library. This free community educational event will be held on Monday, Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m.

Rural Action and ServeOhio to host 9/11 Day of Service project

The public is invited to join Rural Action and ServeOhio for a Sept. 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance project.

Panda is the Pet of the Week

Panda is a 1-year-old, medium-size female cat. She has a wonderful personality and has been a shelter resident for 12 weeks.

‘Mennonite Girls Can Cook’ authors to visit Sugarcreek for premiere of play

Fans of "Mennonite Girls Can Cook" cookbooks and website can meet many of the women at the local premiere of Blue Gate Musicals comedy/theatrical production this September in Ohio.

New Philadelphia Kiwanis Health Profile will be Sept. 24 at Union Hospital

The 25th Annual New Philadelphia Kiwanis Community Health Profile is scheduled Saturday, Sept. 24 from 6-11 a.m. at Union Hospital at Dover.

Dover Public Library offers weekly teen events

This fall the Dover Public Library is offering a series of weekly events for teens grade 6-12. The programs, called Teen Tuesdays, take place every Tuesday in the library Community Room, starting Sept. 13.

Trinity to offer health check at Mako’s

On Friday, Sept. 9 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.

First ever ‘Glamingo’ is a hit for Dover artists and residents

Artists of all skill levels gathered in downtown Dover on Saturday, Sept. 3 at the newly formed Artist's Corner to install Glamingo, a public art installation that included more than 200 uniquely decorated flamingo yard ornaments.

Writers’ Guild welcomes author to next meeting

Otis Trotter, author of "Keeping Heart, A Memoir of Family Struggle, Race, and Medicine," will speak at The Tuscarawas County Writer's Guild meeting on Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. in the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts, 461 Robinson Drive SE, New Philadelphia.

Amish Country Challenge is a bike rider's dream come true

Bike enthusiasts of any caliber are invited to join in the fun and excitement of the annual Amish Country Challenge, the bicycle tour that starts and ends in Historic Downtown Millersburg on Saturday, Sept. 10.

Shoebox recipient from Ghana to speak at dinner in Walnut Creek

Operation Christmas Child will host a special evening featuring dinner and a guest speaker on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 6 p.m. at the Carlisle Inn in Walnut Creek.

Local Walk to End Alzheimer’s is Sept. 10 in Strasburg

More than 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease including more than 2,500 in Tuscarawas County.

Resurrection - A Journey Tribute celebrates the music of one of the 80s leading rock bands

Resurrection - A Journey Tribute takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas on Saturday, Sept. 10.

Indian Valley Foundation invites public to an open house on Sept. 24

The Indian Valley Foundation Open House is scheduled Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Indian Valley Foundation Office in Gnadenhutten.

Dover Public Library will host Fit for Fall Walking Challenge

The Dover Public Library, 525 N. Walnut St., will host another Fit for Fall Walking Challenge. Participants are encouraged to walk or exercise 3-5 hours a week for the chance to earn prizes.

Review: Little Theatre launched its debut of ‘Shuddersome: Tales of Poe’

Scott Daniels reviews The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County production, "Shuddersome: Tales of Poe," which had its debut and will continue Sept. 1-4.

West Nile Virus discovered in two locations in Tuscarawas County

Tuscarawas County Health Department and New Philadelphia City Health Department were notified Wednesday, Aug. 31 that two pools of mosquitos tested positive for the West Nile Virus.

Kohls is the Cat of the Week

Kohls is a very affectionate cat who has been waiting at the Tuscarawas County Humane Society for seven weeks with no applications. She would love to be adopted into a nice home.

Homeschool Days in Roscoe Village

Roscoe Village will feature Home School Days on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 15 and 16.

Dover Public Library will host program on Dover’s Memorial Hall and Tuscarawas County Basketball League

The Dover Public Library will host a program on Dover Memorial Hall and the Tuscarawas County Basketball League tournament on Sunday, Sept. 4 at 2 p.m. in the library Community Room. The event will feature Dr. Matthew Gladman.

12th annual Berlin Harvest Festival and Rib Cook Off

The 12th annual Harvest Festival and Rib Cook Off kicks off Saturday, Sept. 10 at 9 a.m. The Rib Cook Off brings together restaurants and caterers from around the area to pit their smoky best against competitors.

Friends of the Library award first grant to area student

The Friends of the Tuscarawas County Public Library in New Philadelphia announced the recipient of its first grant.

Incentive program helps moms quit smoking

Tuscarawas County Health Department Baby & Me program is a free program open to pregnant women of any age, and there are no income restrictions.

Local author to discuss book, ‘Warner & Swasey Construction Equipment’

The Dover Public Library will host local author Jim Grant on Sept. 10. He will share the unmatched industry achievements detailed in his 2016 published book.

Say hello to Zepplin at TCHS

Zepplin is a quiet cat who keeps to himself. He has been waiting a very long time for his family and is available for adoption at the Tuscarawas County Humane Society, located at 1432 Tall Timber Road NE in New Philadelphia.

Jammin’ Food Truck Fest kicks off year 2 on Saturday, Sept. 3

The Dennison Railroad Depot Museums System will host its second annual Jammin' Food Truck Fest on Saturday, Sept. 3 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the lower level of Historic Schoenbrunn Village in New Philadelphia at 1984 E. High Ave.

Visual arts and performing arts come together during upcoming PAC season

The Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas will feature the work of four local artists in the printed programs for performances throughout the season, which runs from September 2016 through June 2017.

‘Beyond the Surface:’ Artists display triptychs at Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts

Works of art known as triptychs will be on display at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts on opening night Sept. 8 from 6:30-8 p.m.

‘Pops in the Park’ is Summer Showcase grand finale

The Tuscarawas Philharmonic will present its grand finale of the Pepsi/RTY Summer Showcase series in the Tuscora Park Amphitheater at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept 4.

Little Tornadoes Reading Club kicks off its 6th season

The Dover Public Library has officially opened registration for the Little Tornadoes Reading Club for its sixth consecutive year.

Annual Tuscarawas County Band Preview will be Aug. 31 at Tuscora Park

The annual Tuscarawas County Band Preview will be at Woody Hayes Quaker Stadium in Tuscora Park on Aug. 31.

Dover Public Library will host a program on the National Park Service’s centennial

The Dover Public Library will host a program on the centennial anniversary of the National Park Service on Aug. 31.

YMCA conducting needs assessment

The Tuscarawas County YMCA board of directors is seeking the support and input of the entire community by conducting an online community needs assessment through Aug. 30.

Program will help replace street lamps with high efficiency LEDs

New Philadelphia residents have the opportunity to participate in a program that will lower their electric bills and provide new lighting for downtown.

TCC students volunteer for local organizations

Tuscarawas Central Catholic football and volleyball players recently helped out at the Hospice garage sale and homeless shelter.

ECOFA to meet Sept. 7

Levi Arnold of the Guernsey County Soil and Water Conservation District Office will present a program about squirrels at the East Central Ohio Forestry Association meeting Sept. 7 at the Dover Public Library, 525 N. Walnut St. in Dover at 7 p.m.

Tracking down a winner: Sportsmen for Humanity raises $220,000 for local families

The second annual Sportsmen for Humanity dinner and auction raised $220,000 for local families Saturday, Aug. 13 in Mt. Hope. The event had numerous fundraising activities with many donors from area businesses lending support and more than 100 rifles being given away.

Union Hospital to host free smoking cessation classes

Union Hospital will offer free smoking cessation classes to help residents improve their health and wellness and live a tobacco-free life.

Community will tackle hunger at annual Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

The ninth annual Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, benefiting the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, will be held on Aug. 30 from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

New members named to Kent State Tuscarawas Board of Trustees and Foundation

Three community members have been named to the Tuscarawas County University Branch District Board of Trustees and the Tuscarawas County University Foundation at Kent State University at Tuscarawas: Darlene Finzer of Stonecreek, Nicole Zesiger of Dover and Michael Davis of New Philadelphia.

Federal emergency food and shelter funds available

Under a federal appropriation from Congress to the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program, Tuscarawas County has been awarded funds of $10,300 to supplement and expand emergency food and shelter programs in the county during 2016 Phase 33.

‘Shuddersome: Tales of Poe’ opens Little Theatre season

The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County will open its 2016-17 season with the regional premiere of "Shuddersome: Tales of Poe" at the Little Theatre for a run of eight performances starting Aug. 25.

Armchair Travel Talk: Cuba

The Dover Public Library will host an Armchair Travel Talk on Cuba on Thursday, Aug. 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room.

Put your name on the fire station: Brick sales fund new fire fighter training center

The Quaker Club is assisting the New Philadelphia Fire Department with a buy-a-brick fundraiser benefit. A laser-engraved brick to put a name on the new fire station will cost $100, which includes lettering, with the proceeds to fund a new state-of-the-art firefighting training center.

United Way Rock-n-Run set for Aug. 27

The United Way of Tuscarawas County invites area runners and walkers to participate in their eighth annual Rock-N-Run on Saturday, Aug. 27, which starts at DoverPhila Federal Credit Union, 119 Fillmore Ave., Dover, at 7 p.m.

The Warren Township Trustees will host WTCC Appreciation Day Open House

The Warren Township Trustees will host WTCC Appreciation Day Open House at Warren Township Community Center, 3986 New Cumberland Road NE, Mineral City, Saturday, Aug. 20 from noon to 3 p.m.

The Old Stone Fort: Quite possibly Ohio’s oldest structure

The origins of Old Stone Fort in Coshocton County date back centuries. Historians say it is quite possibly the oldest structure west of the Appalachian Mountains, and it is very likely to be the oldest structure in Ohio.

Asia and Mist are available for adoption at the Humane Society

Asia and Mist are the Tuscarawas County Humane Society Cats of the Week.

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.

Geisinger Family bequest to Kent State Tuscarawas

Russell and Harriet Geisinger were long-time devoted supporters and benefactors of Kent State University at Tuscarawas.

Annual pig roast helps send kids to camp

Camp Buckeye in Beach City will have its 32nd annual pig roast Saturday, Aug. 27 from 4-7 p.m. at the camp to help raise money for its outreach to children of lower-income families.

Common Pleas Court to Improve juror notification system

The Court of Common Pleas, General Trial Division, along with clerk of courts Jeanne Stephen has improved its methods of juror notification.

Back to school: It is never too late to learn

Brenda Stephens, formerly of Dover and now of Los Angeles, California, is currently at work on her doctorate degree, but the long road to educational success began when she found her school career going badly in second grade at St. Joseph Elementary School in Dover.

TVPPA Steam Show is in its 53rd year

This year marks the 53rd annual Tuscarawas Valley Pioneer Power Association show and features vintage iron, tractors manufactured between 1959-1980.

Dover Historical Society and Reeves Museum will host Little Boys Adventure

The Dover Historical Society and the Reeves Museum will host its second annual Little Boys Adventure in the Carriage House of the J.E. Reeves Home on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon.

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 .

Edward and Lula Richard Collection to be displayed at Warther Museum

For the first time the Edward and Lula Richard Collection will be displayed for the public at the Warther Museum from Sept. 2 through Sept. 12.

Sale’s success is a direct reflection of community support

The annual Hospice Garage Sale came to a close on Saturday, Aug. 6 with another success. The three-day sale generated more than $60,000 in revenue.

Trumpet In The Land will present ‘Forever Plaid’

On Sunday, Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. in the Schoenbrunn Amphitheatre Pavilion, Trumpet In The Land will present "Forever Plaid."

Friends of the Library will host annual book sale

The Friends of the Dover Public Library will host their annual book sale on Friday, Aug. 19 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Miss Clayland Scholarship Program Raffle is selling tickets

The Miss Clayland Scholarship Program is selling tickets for their annual raffle program. Proceeds from the raffle will be used to support the Miss Clayland Scholarship Program, which is a preliminary to the Miss Ohio and Miss America Scholarship Programs.

‘The White Savage’ outdoor drama to present its final performance

"The White Savage" will present its final performance on Saturday, Aug. 13 at 8:30 p.m. in the Schoenbrunn Amphitheatre in New Philadelphia.

Makers Market Festival of East Sparta will hold its final two events

Makers Market Festival at East Sparta Community Building, 9516 Chestnut Ave. SE, is about growing community roots. The festival has been held once each month since May with the summer's final two events set for Aug. 13 and Sept. 10 from 4-8 p.m.

Depot accepting nominations for the Lucille Nussdorfer Tuscarawas County Woman of the Year award

The Dennison Railroad Depot Museum announces that nominations are currently being accepted for the Lucille Nussdorfer Tuscarawas County Woman of the Year award.

Karam’s Kidz Center will hold chicken dinner fundraiser

Karam's Kidz Center, a Tuscarawas nonprofit organization, is hosting a chicken dinner fundraiser on Aug. 13 to raise funds to support local children.

New Scholarship created in memory of therapy dog

A fundraiser for the Book Hound Scholarship is planned for Friday, Aug. 12 at 6 p.m. at the Gnadenhutten Public Library, 160 N. Walnut St. in Gnadenhutten in memory of Murphy, a therapy dog most loved.

Kent State Tuscarawas 5K scheduled for Sept. 17

Registrations are being accepted for the 2016 Kent State Tuscarawas Alumni Association Glowway Run 5K, presented by Geib Funeral Home and Crematories. Open to the public, the 5K run and 1.5-mile fun run/walk will be held Sept. 17 at Harry Clever Field in New Philadelphia.

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.

Resources available to help residents stay cool

The Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program runs from July 1 until Aug. 31 and provides eligible Ohioans with assistance paying an electric bill or assistance paying for central air conditioning repairs. Eligible customers may also receive a portable air conditioner or fan.

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.

Big band Jericho returns with original founders leading the charge

It was the heyday of local high school bands and enthusiastic players, producing many musicians who remained active the rest of their lives. The mid-1970s also saw the emergence of a local band called Jericho, an ensemble many in the area may remember fondly.

2016 Little Girl’s Tea set for Aug. 10 and 13

On Aug. 10 and 13 the Dover Historical Society and the Reeves Museum will host its annual Little Girls' Tea in the Carriage House of the J.E. Reeves Home. The theme of this year's program is The Naughty, Grouchy, Grumpy Princess Goes to Camp.

Tuscora Park to host Greco Band finale

The Dominic Greco Concert Band, under the direction of Frederick Delphia, will conclude the 2016 summer concert season at their summer home, Tuscora Park. The concert is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 13, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Fundraiser set: A service dog for Tiki

A fundraiser planned for Saturday, Aug. 6 is in need of help to assist a local boy with autism, Auhner "Tiki" Evans, age 10, to get a service dog that will enhance his quality of life.

Say hello to Dorian

Dorian is an affectionate 3-year-old domestic longhair calico available for adoption. She would make a fine family pet.

New Philadelphia Marching Quaker Band annual card sale underway

The New Philadelphia High School Marching Quaker Band members began their annual band discount card sale on Monday, Aug. 1. Cost of the cards is $10.

Little Theatre of Tuscarawas will present ‘Shuddersome’ for regional premiere Aug. 25

The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County will open its season with the regional premiere of "Shuddersome: Tales of Poe" for a run of eight performances starting Aug. 25.

Tuscora Park carousel receives national award recognition

The Tuscora Park carousel has been honored with the Historic Carousel Award from the National Carousel Association. Members of the NCA visited the Park on July 7 to see the carousel and present the award. The Tuscora Park carousel is the 34th carousel in the nation to be honored by the NCA.

Benjamin to direct new Kent State University choir

Eric Benjamin of Alliance has been hired to direct the new university choir at Kent State University at Tuscarawas beginning Fall Semester 2016.

Local students invited to church’s 14th annual School Supply Giveaway

Dover Foursquare Church will provide a little relief to parents of school-age children in Tuscarawas County with the church's annual School Supply Giveaway. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. until noon at Dover Foursquare Church, 302 E. Slingluff Ave. NW in Dover.

Black turns to the public to tell the story of coach Reese

James Black has worked with some of Hollywood's finest actors. He desires to tell the story of Hiland basketball coach Perry Reese. Funding is needed to get the script up and running. See www.ThePerryReeseProject.com to give support.

TCWG will host author Mindy McGinnis at their monthly meeting

The Tuscarawas County Writers' Guild invites the public to meet author Mindy McGinnis at their monthly meeting Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m.

2nd Annual Little Theatre 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, Aug. 20

The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County will have their second annual 5k run/walk on Saturday, Aug. 20. They invite people to come in their creepiest and kookiest to help kick off the first two productions of the 2016-17 season.

Sugarcreek to honor heritage with Swiss National Day celebration

This year's Swiss National Day in Sugarcreek will be held Aug. 6 in the village and will feature a new Art Walk, which pairs more than 20 area artists with local businesses and is a creation of the Sugarcreek Arts Council. The Art Walk is from noon until 5 p.m.

Local Catholic students volunteer at Salvation Army

Students from Immaculate Conception School and Tuscarawas Central Catholic Junior and Senior High School recently spent time helping at the Salvation Army.

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.

Keep Calm and Stay Safe farm safety event planned

Representatives from Carroll, Harrison and Tuscarawas County Farm Bureaus as well as Carrollton and Indian Valley FFA Chapters met and developed the Keep Calm and Stay Safe agricultural safety program. The event will be on Aug. 13 at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ragersville to host 11th annual Car and Power Show

Ragersville Historical Society will host their 11th annual Car and Power Show on Sunday, Aug. 14 from 1-4 p.m.

Renovations planned for county library’s Sugarcreek branch

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System's Sugarcreek branch will get a face-lift from July 29 through Aug. 14. Though the village of Sugarcreek owns the building, the project is being funded through a combination of library funds and grant dollars received from both the Moomaw Foundation and...

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.

Local event raises awareness and the need for global support for breast-feeding

The fourth annual Big Latch On will be held on Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at Tuscora Park to help promote the benefits of breast-feeding for babies.

Art Corner created in downtown Dover for display of public work

A community kickoff of the Art Corner is in the works for Sept. 3, and the event will include hundreds of pink flamingos.

Best-selling author to visit county library

Mary Curran Hackett, author of "Proof of Heaven" and "Proof of Angels," will visit the New Philadelphia location of the Tuscarawas County Public Library on Aug. 9.

Library to host Medicine and Dentistry of the Revolutionary War Era program

Malissa Fox, head gardener at Schoenbrunn, will be at the Dover Public Library, armed with colonial tools of the trade for medicine and dentistry, on Saturday, Aug. 6 at 2 p.m.

Lucky is the Cat of the Week

Lucky is a nearly 2-year-old domestic shorthair cat in search of a family. She is very affectionate and gets along well with other animals, and she is spayed and up to date on all her vaccines.

TuscBDD and New Philadelphia City Schools partner to maximize resources

The Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities and New Philadelphia City Schools have announced the two organizations will partner during the 2016-17 school year.

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.

Jim Wright Memorial Golf Tournament raises over 5 thousand

The third Annual Jim Wright Memorial Golf Tournament was held June 25 at Willandale Golf Course in Sugarcreek. The foundation congratulates Philip Ferguson III, Justin Dombrady, Phil Ferguson IV and Mike Ferguson for winning the tournament.

43rd Annual Zoar Harvest Festival will offer something for everyone Aug. 6-7

43rd Annual Zoar Harvest Festival will feature a juried artisan showcase, antiques sale, tours, car show, free speaker series event and much more Aug. 6-7.

5th annual White Cane Walk seeks participants

Overcoming Blindness, a nonprofit organization that advocates for the sight impaired, will host their fifth annual White Cane Walk Sunday, Aug. 21 from 1-3 p.m. at the Tuscarawas County Senior Center located at 425 Prospect St. in Dover.

Shedding light on Lyme and tick-borne illness

Karen Whitescarver will present her personal story about the impact of Lyme disease at the Aug. 3 East Central Ohio Forestry Association meeting at 7 p.m.

Troyer claims Ohio Amateur Championship as he nears pro career

Jake Troyer, former Garaway High School four-time All-Ohioan, played great golf in capturing the Ohio Amateur and has two big tournaments left to play before turning pro.

Key fundraiser benefits Hospice and bargain hunters

The annual Community Hospice Garage Sale will be Friday, Aug. 5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 6 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds with a First Choice Night as well on Thursday, Aug. 4 from 5-9 p.m.

Ragersville will celebrate 186 years

Festivities commence on the square Friday, Aug. 5 with the Ragersville Historical Society opening at 1 p.m. Numerous events will happen Aug. 5-7 as Ragersville celebrates 186 years.

New Phila church will host 2nd annual Community Festival

New Philadelphia First United Methodist Church will host its second annual Community Festival on Friday, July 29 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at J.I.M.'s Place, which is at 228 W. High Ave, across the street from the church's facility.

Norma Johnson Center to hold Conservation Day Camp

A free program at the Norma Johnson Center for children will give them a chance to learn the basics and have some hands-on experience with a number of outdoor activities including archery, shooting clay pigeons, trapping, fishing and birding on Aug. 20.

Little Theatre workshops build confidence

Students in grades first through 12th can get a crash course in everything they need to know about theater at the upcoming Little Theatre workshops.

Fraternal Order of Police speaks against recent violence in Louisiana

Fraternal Order of Police speaks against recent violence in Louisiana, and Tuscora Lodge #4 President Robert W. Everett expressed his appreciation to the citizens of Tuscarawas County.

Greco Band to play the PAC

The Dominic Greco Concert Band will present a special, free concert at 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 31 at the Performing Arts Center, Kent State Tuscarawas.

Dover visit by TV travel reporter might be his last

Veteran TV travel reporter Neil Zurcher is almost always on the road somewhere in Ohio, and one of his next stops is Dover. Zurcher, the longtime host of "One Tank Trips" on Fox8 TV in Cleveland, will talk about his favorite Ohio getaways on Thursday, July 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dover Public...

Former OSU player to speak at send-off event

Former Ohio State cornerback Antonio Smith will be the guest speaker at the annual Ohio State Alumni Club of Tuscarawas County student send-off event July 27 at 6 p.m. at the Tuscora Park Pavilion.

Trumpet presents Broadway classic, ‘Godspell’

On Saturday, July 23 the cast and crew of Trumpet In The Land will present the Broadway classic, "Godspell," at 8:30 p.m. in the Schoenbrunn Amphitheatre.

Family-friendly festival celebrates local manufacturing

Hands-on activities will provide fun for all ages during the Tuscarawas County Dale Lauren Foland Manufacturing Festival on July 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kent State University at Tuscarawas.

Library to host quidditch match

The Dover Public Library will celebrate the release of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" with a human quidditch match and the opportunity for participants to be the first to check out the book. This free event is for tweens and teens and will take place on Sunday, July 31 from 2-4 p.m.

Appalachian Trail hike gives students a sense of accomplishment

Near the end of this past school year a large contingent of Garaway High School students and adult advisors piled into two school vans and a truck and drove to Virginia, where they set forth on a lengthy trek along the Appalachian Trail.

Strasburg Lions to host inaugural 5K race

The Strasburg Lions Club in collaboration with The Citizen's Bank of Strasburg will sponsor the first Strasburg 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, Sept. 10, which will be a fundraiser for the Strasburg Lions Club Scholarship Fund as well as provide support for the Strasburg Food Bank.

Community Hospice celebrates with free Polynesian concert at PAC

Community Hospice is in its 30th year of dedicated service to patients and families. As part of the anniversary celebration the public is invited to attend a Polynesian show by Island Breeze at the Kent State Performing Arts Center in New Philadelphia on Tuesday, July 26.

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.

Popular butterfly exhibit returns to Norma Johnson Center

The Norma Johnson Center will host a butterfly exhibit open to the public for free July 14-24. Through the sponsorship of the O'Donnell Family Charitable Foundation, the exhibit will be open for 11 days this year and will be held under the Picnic Shelter located on Conservation Drive off of Old...

Baltic Elementary Library gets long overdue renovation

At Baltic Elementary School, part of the Garaway Local School District, the library went unchanged for decades, but a $30,000 library renovation was paid for with money raised privately and through grants.

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,...

Dover to host Williamsport Little League Tournament

The city of Dover is hosting this year's Williamsport Little League 10U State Tournament July 23-30 at Dover City Park.

Seniors sought for Foster Grandparent program

Foster Grandparent program seeking seniors 55 years of age or older who meet program's income guidelines. Eligible seniors can earn a stipend for their time. This is not income and does not affect any income or benefits they are receiving.

Greco Band returns to Deis Hill for Summer in the Park

The Dominic Greco Concert Band will present a special concert on Thursday, July 21 at the Deis Hill Amphitheater in Dover at 7 p.m.

Kent State Tuscarawas appoints 3 new administrators

Kent State Tuscarawas appointed three new administrators including an interim assistant dean, a director of the associate of applied science in the veterinary technology program and an assistant director of enrollment management and student service, a new position at the college.

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.

Healthy You Heart Screening at Dover Buehler’s

The Union Hospital Community Health and Wellness Department will offer its next Healthy You Heart Screening event at Dover Buehler's on July 20 from 7:30-11 a.m. Dover Buehler's is located at 3000 N. Wooster Ave. in Dover.

Local teen knows raw horsepower, hard ridin’ and straight shootin’

17-year-old Natalie Lovell of New Philadelphia participates in Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association competitive events. She is from the Northern Ohio Outlaw Club, which is the largest club of its kind in the world with more than 500 members.

Literacy coalition to host shred event

The Tuscarawas County Literacy Coalition will host a document-shredding and destruction event from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 30 in the parking lot of First Federal Community Bank, 902 Boulevard St., Dover.

Dover Public Library to host genealogy lock-in

After the doors have been locked, genealogists will have free access to research materials including computer printing and copying at Dover Public Library on Saturday, July 16 at 5 p.m.

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.

Greco concert will honor Keith Rathbun

The Dominic Greco Concert Band will present a special concert on Saturday, July 16 at the pavilion behind the fire station in Sugarcreek. The concert will begin at 7 p.m.

Director sought for ‘Sleepy Hollow’

Schoenbrunn Village is currently seeking an experienced director to lead "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." For more information email contactschoenbrunnvillage@gmail.com or call Raya Williamson, site manager, at 330-663-6610.

Load limit changed on bridge near Bolivar

The Tuscarawas County Engineer has posted a 10-ton load limit on bridge #LAW-99-136 due to foundation concerns. This load limit is a 75 percent reduction from the normal legal load of 40 tons.

Pet portrait sessions highlight pop art-style painting

Learn to paint a portrait of your pet in artist BZTAT's style at the Massillon Museum, located at 121 E. Lincoln Way, state Route 172, in downtown Massillon. The two-session pet portraits workshop will meet on Saturdays, July 23 and 30 from 12:30-4:30 p.m.

Partnership helps Ohioans beat the heat with HEAP program

Harcatus Tri-County CAO Inc. and the Ohio Development Services Agency will help income-eligible Ohioans stay cool during the hot summer months. The Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program provides eligible Ohioans assistance paying an electric bill or assistance paying for central air...

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.

Diabetes support group to meet July 18

Trinity Hospital Twin City will host a free diabetes support group meeting about conquering the maze of blood sugar machines on Monday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. on Trinity Hospital Twin City's second floor in St. Raphael conference room.

USW to host Bike Safety Day

United Steelworkers Next Generation presents Bike Safety Day, Saturday, July 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the USW 2737 Union Hall, 501 Monroe St., Dover.

‘Revolution on the Tuscarawas’ is the area’s largest Revolutionary War re-enactment

Ohio's only Revolutionary War-era fort, Fort Laurens, will host its annual encampment and re-enactment Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Castillo returns to Dover Public Library

The Dover Public Library will host a special evening program featuring New York Times bestselling author Linda Castillo on Thursday, July 14 at 6:30 p.m. This Meet the Author event is part of the library's Nights at the Round Table Author Series.

Healthy You Heart Screening at Senior Center

The Union Hospital Community Health and Wellness Department will offer its next Healthy You Heart Screening event at the Tuscarawas County Senior Center on July 13 from 9-11 a.m. The Tuscarawas Senior Center is located at 425 Prospect St. in Dover.

Gnadenhutten Public Library to host MacGyver Week

The Gnadenhutten Public Library is looking for young MacGyvers to participate in two creative problem-solving challenges as part of MacGyver Week, planned for Aug. 7-13. Children need to register by Friday, July 15 for one of the challenges planned for Saturday, Aug. 13.

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.

Mini Comic Con back by popular demand at TCPL

The Tuscarawas County Public Library will host its second Mini Comic Con on Wednesday, July 13 at 1:30 p.m. for teens grade 6-12.

Combined health screenings at Mineral City Senior Center

Union Hospital Community Health and Wellness will offer combined screenings for residents at the Mineral City Senior Center on July 12 from 9-11 a.m.

Riverfront Canoe & Kayak race is bigger and better in downtown Dover

The annual Tuscarawas River Canoe & Kayak Race isn't just a race anymore. The Canal Dover Association and the Dover Boat & Ski Club have turned the race into a daylong party along the river, which will take place July 9.

Courthouse open this Saturday evening

As part of the Second Saturday event taking place in downtown New Philadelphia on Saturday, July 9, the Tuscarawas County Courthouse will open for visitors from 6-7 p.m. The Second Saturday events celebrate art, music, history and entertainment.

Reeves Home celebrates 40 years under the care of Dover Historical Society

A longtime tradition at the Reeves Home, the annual Ice Cream Social is scheduled for Sunday, July 10 from 1-5 p.m. as the museum celebrates 40 years. Many summer events will follow including a fashion show.

TuscBDD to launch 1-year pilot phase of the Inclusive Education Initiative

The Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities has recently allocated $300,000 to launch a one-year pilot phase of the Inclusive Education Initiative of Tuscarawas County.

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.

Wildeness Center offers opportunities to connect with nature

Summer vacations are a time for kids to enjoy outdoor play and exploration, and TWC has a variety of classes this month to inspire a sense of discovery in children.

Community Hospice garage sale seeks donations

Community Hospice seeks donations for their annual garage sale fundraiser. The sale will be Thursday, Aug. 4 from 5-9 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, Aug. 6 from 8 a.m. to noon.

Summer photo contest sparks community pride for Dover residents

The Canal Dover Association invites members of the community to participate in its annual Summer Contest by simply snapping a photo of yourself or loved ones wearing an official 2016 Canal Dover Association T-shirt or ball cap while vacationing.

Patton/YMCA Scholarships awarded

The Tuscarawas County YMCA announced that four local students have received scholarships totaling $8,000 from the Thomas J. Patton/YMCA Scholarship Fund.

Library to host program about e-books

The Dover Public Library, 525 N. Walnut St., Dover, will host a program on how to check out e-books and other digital materials from the library on Saturday, July 23 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Race to Save Face benefits sufferers of rare disease

The Race to Save Face raises funds for research for sufferers of Trigeminal Neuralgia. This year the race will be held Friday, July 8 at Schoolhouse Winery in Dover.

Family Farm Field Day serves as an educational resource

The 12th annual Family Farm Field Day gets underway the night before the actual event with a kickoff dinner hosted by the staff of Wholesome Valley Farm in Wilmot and Cleveland-based Fresh Fork Market on Friday, July 15 at 5 p.m. Celebrated farmer and author Joel Salatin is the featured speaker.

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.

Hemoglobin A1C at Tuscarawas County YMCA

The Union Hospital Department of Community Health and Wellness will conduct low-cost Hemoglobin A1C tests Monday, July 11 from 8-10 a.m. at the Tuscarawas County YMCA located at 600 Monroe St. in Dover.

Local church receives Historical Marker

The Tuscarawas County Heritage Home Association presented the Historic Marker to its very first active church, Trinity Episcopal Church, in New Philadelphia on May 22.

Library and fire station to host ‘A Little Twist on Mineral’

The Friends and volunteers of the Mineral City Nicole Donant Library together with the Mineral City Volunteer Fire Department will celebrate A Little Twist on Mineral. The celebration is to be held Saturday, July 9 beginning at 10 a.m.

Quilt to be unveiled at Mineral City Library

The unveiling of the Mineral City Nicole Donant Library 2016 quilt will be held Saturday, July 9 at 10:30 a.m.

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.

Say hello to Sport and give him a home of his own

Sport is a 2-year-old shorthair ready to find a home with a loving family. Sport is quiet and affectionate, but after more than six weeks at the Tuscarawas County Humane Society he is ready to settle into a place of his own.

A difficult decision: Twin City YMCA to close

Keith Lands, executive director of the Tuscarawas County YMCA, announced that the Twin City YMCA satellite will close, effective Friday, July 29.

Trinity Hospital Twin City hosting health screen at Mako’s Market

Trinity Hospital Twin City's Community Outreach Department will host a health screen Friday, July 8 from 7:30-11:30 a.m. at Mako's Market, 240 E. Third St.

‘The White Savage’ celebrates 20th year with a final performance

"The White Savage," the outdoor drama that tells the incredible story of Revolutionary War era renegade Simon Girty, will celebrate its 20th and final production opening night on Friday, July 2 at 8:30 p.m. in the Schoenbrunn Amphitheater in New Philadelphia.

Wenger named president of Ohio Aerie F.O.E.

On Friday, June 24 Randy Wenger of Dover became president of the Ohio Aerie of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Club. A statewide president has never been chosen from the Dover club, which was founded in 1903.

Local chapter invites women to join them

Operation Healthy Girlfriend will hold its next event, Dinner with My Girlfriends, July 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Riccardo's Party Center on 115 Front Ave. SW in New Philadelphia.

Little Theatre to hold auditions for ‘Shuddersome’

Auditions for the Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County's Black Box experimental production, "Shuddersome," will be held Sunday and Monday, July 10 and 11 at 7 p.m. in the theater at 466 Carrie Ave. NW, New Philadelphia.

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.

Funds available for emergency home repairs for qualifying applicants

Society for Equal Access has been awarded $225,000 by the Ohio Housing Trust Fund Grant under the Ohio Department of Development. Up to $7,500 may be spent on emergency home repairs such as roof or furnace replacement, plumbing, electrical work or kitchen and bathroom accessibility.

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.

8th annual Tomahawk Trot 5k seeks participants

The eighth annual Tomahawk Trot 5k run/walk will take place July 1 at the Hecks Grove Park in Gnadenhutten at 7 p.m. Preregistration is $20 and $25 the day of the race. All proceeds from the race go directly to the Gandenhutten Historical Celebration and Fireworks Display.

Healthy You Heart Screening offered at New Philadelphia Buehler’s

The Union Hospital Community Health and Wellness Department will offer its next Healthy You Heart Screening event at New Philadelphia Buehler's on July 6 from 7:30-11 a.m.

Camp Watershed helps kids become citizen scientists

This summer parents will be able to keep their children active, occupied and mentally engaged by signing them up for Camp Watershed with Huff Run and Mud Run Watersheds. On Monday, July 18 through Friday, July 22 Rural Action staff and AmeriCorps members will host a summer day camp for area youth...

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.

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.

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...

TUSCO Amateur Radio Club to hold public demo of emergency communications

The TUSCO Amateur Radio Club Field Day will be held June 25-26, beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday and running through 2 p.m. Sunday at Gnadenhutten Museum and Historic Park, 352 S. Cherry St., Gnadenhutten.

Sale benefits the Heritage Home Association

The historic Patrick House in New Philadelphia will be the site of a benefit garage sale Saturday, June 25 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature architectural salvage such as old and very old interior and exterior house hardware, fixtures, accessories and a few choice antiques.

Ragersville invites community to old-fashioned ice cream social

An old-fashioned ice cream social in honor of National Dairy Month will be open to the public at the Ragersville Historical Society Museum at 8800 Crooked Run Road, Sugarcreek on Sunday, June 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. as a salute to the area's rich dairy farming heritage.

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.

Read off overdue fines

As part of the Dover Public Library's Summer Reading Program children in the community are invited to read off their overdue fines. The library will waive 50 cents from a child's overdue fines for every 15 minutes they read in the library"s Children's Room.

Tuscarawas County team set for the Special Olympics Summer Games

Since mid-March nearly 60 area athletes have been training and preparing for The Ohio Special Olympics Summer Games. Numerous community groups helped to raise funds for Special Olympics of Tuscarawas County.

T4C Youth Booster Program benefits from recent grant

Archer Daniels Midland Company recently donated $800 to Tuscarawas County Council for Church and Community. The donation will go toward the Youth Booster Program.

Tuskegee Airmen exhibit coming to Harry Clever Field

As part of its continuing community educational outreach, EAA Chapter 1077 at Harry Clever Field in New Philadelphia will bring the Red Tail Squadron to their location June 24, 25 and 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

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.

Vintage Fair offers the best of Amish County in one spot

Vintage Fair celebrates the fine artisans that turn rubbish into riches. The open air fair includes 32 vendors with a variety of items including metalwork, outdoor furniture and accessories.

‘Spamalot’ is Little Theatre’s end of season production

A huge cast and crew will open this season's final show at the Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County on Friday, June 25 with Monty Python's "Spamalot."

ECOFA meeting includes vegetative management for wildlife discussion

At the July 6 meeting of the East Central Ohio Forestry Association at 7 p.m. Gabriel Karns, OSU School of Environment and Natural Resources, will talk about vegetative management for songbirds, deer and turkey along right-of-ways.

Dover couple combines 50th anniversary with local charity event

The next Northern Tuscarawas County Relay for Life Fundraiser for the American Cancer Society will be run Sept. 3 with the race at 9 a.m. The race will begin and end at the home of sponsors Jon and Bonnie Mason on Pleasant Valley Road, Dover. The event is planned in conjunction with the Mason's...

SWCD to present cover crop tour in Sugarcreek June 20

Holmes Soil and Water Conservation District will host the Cover Crop Twilight Tour focused on no-till corn planted into rolled cereal rye at the Vernon Hershberger farm on Monday, June 20 at 7 p.m. The Hershberger farm is located at 2387 CR 70 near Sugarcreek.

The young and the young at heart are invited to Children’s Day

Historic Schoenbrunn Village will host Children's Day Saturday, June 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests may enjoy a number of historic demonstrations.

Report found fewer Ohio children accessed summer meals

The Hunger Doesn't Take a Vacation report released recently by the Food Research & Action Center found that modest growth from 2013 to 2014 in the percentage of eligible children participating in the Summer Food Service Program in Ohio was erased in 2015.

Town-hall-style meeting will include a panel of farmers

Tuscarawas County Public Library will partner with the Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau Agricultural Professionals to present AgChat on Wednesday, June 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Main library.

Dress-A-Child campaign kicks off to help local families

Dress-A-Child and Sole Purpose are set to kick off their 2016 campaign. Dress-A-Child is an entirely volunteer-run organization, and 100 percent of the donations made to Dress-A-Child are used to purchase the vouchers to provide new school clothing to those children who qualify for the program.

StoryWalk project coming to Dover City Park

StoryWalk, an outdoor initiative that blends reading with outdoor physical fitness and promotes time spent with family and friends, will come to Dover City Park.

32nd annual Father’s Day Breakfast at Beach City Airport

Father's Day will find more than a 100 small aircrafts of every description flying into the Beach City Airport. A pancake breakfast begins at 8 a.m. on June 19 and marks the 32nd annual Father's Day fundraising event offered by the Beach City Airport Pilot's Association. It will also offer a chance...

Cherry is available at the Tuscarawas County Humane Society

Cherry is a 3-year-old, white, domestic longhair cat in search of a family. She is very affectionate and gets along well with other animals. Cherry is available for adoption at the Tuscarawas County Humane Society located at 1432 Tall Timber Road NE in New Philadelphia.

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.

Learn how to make healthier food choices at library series

The Tuscarawas County Library system is planning a series of classes to help people make healthy choices for summer meals and picnics. Chris Kendle of the Tuscarawas County OSU Extension office will conduct classes on preparing pizza on a barbecue grill, creating healthy, flavorful smoothies and...

Village of Tuscarawas celebrates bicentennial with Tusky Days Festival

An entertainment-packed, three-day celebration of the bicentennial of the village of Tuscarawas will be held at various locations on June 17-19. The main center of activities will be School Street, where rides provided by Big O Amusements and other attractions and booths will be set up.

Greco concert features music with a Latin touch

The Dominic Greco Band, under the direction of Frederick Delphia, will present a concert at the Tuscora Park Amphitheater on Saturday, June 18, beginning at 7 p.m.

6 local Scouts from single troop earn Eagle Scout designation

A single Boy Scout troop in Dover, Troop 95, has seen six of its boys make Eagle Scout this year, all of them from the same class.

Local communities selected to receive funding for recycling programs

The Tuscarawas County Commissioners and Stark-Tuscarawas-Wayne Recycling District announced the winners of the 2016 Program Startup Grant. The Village of Gnadenhutten and Lawrence Township were selected to receive funding for support of their recycling and yard waste programs.

Professor to speak about the New Deal initiatives during depression era Tuscarawas County

Fort Laurens hosts its June free speaker event on Saturday, June 18 from 11 a.m. to noon with a presentation by Dr. Kenneth Bindas about the local impact of the New Deal.

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.

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 participates in Blue Star Museum collaboration

From Memorial Day to Labor Day active military personnel and their families can visit Historic Zoar Village and Fort Laurens free of charge as part of the Blue Star Museums' collaboration, a joint effort among the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and...

Summer Cooling Program available to local families

From July 1 until Aug. 31 the HEAP Summer Cooling Program may help with one unpaid electric bill or to repair central air conditioning.

Yarn bombing event at local library could spur interest in fiber arts

Yarn bombing is coming to the Dover Public Library on Saturday, June 11 at 9 a.m. The front entrance to the library will be "bombed" with colorful yarn and small bits of knit and crochet work.

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.

Registration open for Beyond the Fences of Zoar Tour

Historic Zoar Village is now taking reservations for its biannual Beyond the Fences of Zoar Garden Tour, Luncheon and Symposium, scheduled for Saturday, June 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Going Against the Grain group forming at Gnadenhutten Library

The Gnadenhutten Library will host a monthly discussion group for people exploring a gluten-free lifestyle beginning Tuesday, June 21 at 6 p.m. The group will discuss books on the topic, trade recipes and generally share their experience.

Mineral City Nicole Donant Library presents its summer Olympic reading program

The Going for the Gold summer Olympic reading program begins Tuesday, June 14 at 1:30 p.m. It is designed to encourage children, teens and adults to make reading a priority this summer.

Tabby is seeking a home

Dove is a young, orange, female tabby who is seeking a home and loves to be held and cuddled. She is very affectionate and gets along well with other animals.

'Trumpet in the Land' 47th opening night: A gift to Tuscarawas County

"Trumpet in the Land," Ohio longest-running outdoor historical drama, will celebrate its 47th opening night on Friday, June 17 by offering all Tuscarawas County residents tickets for just $5.

26th annual Fabulous 50s Fling, a promising throwback to the good, old days

Sugarcreek will usher in its 26th annual Fabulous 50s Fling June 10-11, and with it will come the roar of vintage engines,the gleam of sparkling chrome and the sights and sounds of one of America's most beloved decades. A massive car show, winery tour and poker run and some great food and music...

Committed to service: Local Salvation Army and community say goodbye to Duperees

Having just overseen the 100-year anniversary of the local Salvation Army congregation, Captains Scott and Jessica Duperee are preparing to pack up for a move to a new location.

Walk With a Doc invites area residents to get moving

Union Hospital's Community Health and Wellness program will host its next Walk With a Doc free monthly walking program event at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8 at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds in Dover during the weekly Tuscarawas Valley Farmers Market.

Dover native to compete in American Ninja Warrior on June 13

Someday never comes unless you make up your mind to go for it. Read how Dover native Adam Stroup was inspired to follow his dreams by a friend who died at an early age.

Painting class open to those 16 and older

The Norma Johnson Center and Creative Canvas¿ Roxanne Bruce will sponsor a painting class for community members that are interested in attending.

Dennison Railroad Festival benefits Panhandle Passage Trail project

Visitors to this year's 37th annual Dennison Railroad Festival will be greeted by new ride operators. Big O Amusements, a family-owned and operated company based in Florida, will provide 15 rides for the enjoyment of festivalgoers.

Community Hospice hosts Youth Bereavement Camp

Community Hospice of Tuscarawas, Stark, Columbiana and Carroll counties is sponsoring a program for bereaved children and teens. "You're Not Alone" is a youth camp that is being offered July 11-14 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for children age 7-17 who have suffered loss in recent years.

SWCD to host Local Workgroup

The Tuscarawas Soil and Water Conservation District will conduct a Local Workgroup meeting on Tuesday, June 28 at 10 a.m. to identify resource concerns, discuss conservation priorities and develop potential solutions.

Union Hospital distributes bicycle helmets in schools

Many young bicycle riders around the Tuscarawas Valley will have proper head protection this spring and summer thanks to two programs managed through Union Hospital. Kindergarten students at several area schools receive helmets each spring as part of a safety program sponsored by the physicians at...

Tuscarawas Philharmonic will present Coming Home for Classic Country

The Tuscarawas Philharmonic will bring back one of their most popular concerts Saturday, June 4 when champion fiddler Liz Langford Estes, Dover native currently of Nashville, returns with multi-instrumentalist husband Jon Estes for Coming Home for Classic Country.

Check out sporting goods at the library

Dover Public Library has announced its 2016 summer reading theme, "Park it AND Read," a program designed to encourage reading and physical fitness.

Mud Run tour gives residents and visitors a close-up view of the watershed

The Mud Run Spring tour brought nearly two-dozen individuals together to learn more about the environmental reclamation efforts taking place in the Mud Run Watershed, a region that is located in and around the villages of Tuscarawas and Wainwright in southern Tuscarawas County.

Tuscarawas County Public Library System announces summer reading programs

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System invites the whole family to participate in this year's summer reading activities and contests.

Local Dems welcome David Pepper and Sandy Theis

Ohio Democratic Chairman David Pepper and Progress Ohio executive director Sandy Theis will be featured at the Annual Tuscarawas County Democratic Party Chairman's Event in Zoar on June 13. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Historic Zoar School House at 254 E. Fourth St., Zoar.

New season announced at Performing Arts Center

General manager David Mitchell discusses the 2016-17 season unveiling at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas. PAC members will be able to purchase tickets to the 2016-17 season from May 20 to June 5. Presale packages, which include four shows or more, can be purchased June 6-12.

Dover opens new yard waste compost facility

Keeping materials that can be recycled out of the landfill is one of the main goals of the Stark-Tuscarawas-Wayne Joint Waste Management District. The new compost facility in Dover, located behind the wastewater treatment plant in Dover at 100 N. Tuscarawas Ave., will be for residents living in the...

Fashion show a success for sisters and TCCA

Earlier this month sisters Philista and Jasmine Mills hosted a fashion show, which featured the original designs of Philista, a 2007 graduate of the College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning at the University of Cincinnati at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts at New Philadelphia.

Zoar Dog Fest is for man and man’s best friend

Historic Zoar Village will host its annual Dog Fest on Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.

National Drug Court Month recognizes courts that give individuals alternatives to jail

Courts across the country celebrated National Drug Court Month. Coordinated by the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, May honors courts that help individuals find an alternative route to get the support they need to fight addiction.

Video Game Tournament open to contestants age 13-17

DoverPhila Federal Credit Union is partnering with GameStop and Park Place Teen Center to host the 2016 DPFCU Video Game Tournament on Sunday, June 12 from 1-4 p.m.

Students earn scholarships through Indian Valley Foundation

The Indian Valley Foundation recently held their fifth annual Scholarship Recognition Banquet on Monday, April 25 at Indian Valley High School in Gnadenhutten. A total of 22 scholarships totaling $14,800 were awarded to graduating seniors.

Civil Air Patrol has opportunities for officers and cadets

The Tusco Composite Squadron 277 of Civil Air Patrol, the auxiliary of the United States Air Force, is looking to increase its membership with both officers and cadets. Cadet programs are open to individuals age 12-21.

Tuscarawas County Soap Box Derby gains new sponsor

Canton Move It Now will be the title sponsor of the Tuscarawas County Soap Box Derby race on Sunday, June 26 on Main Street in Sugarcreek.

Relay for Life of Northern Tuscarawas County to be held in Sugarcreek

Members of the community are invited to become a part of the 2016 Relay For Life of Northern Tuscarawas County. This year's event will take place in Sugarcreek at Garaway's Burke Wentz Field on Saturday, June 4 beginning at noon.

Mineral City American Legion honors veterans

American Legion of Mineral City, Carr Bailey Post 519, lists a poem and a quote to honor veterans this Memorial Day.

Fundraiser benefits Youth to Youth group

The Tuscarawas Valley High School Youth to Youth organization will host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser at the ROC at 10911 state Route 212 in Bolivar on Saturday, June 4 from 4-8 p.m.

Spring Tour will highlight watershed clean-up efforts in the region

Rural Action and the Mud Run Watershed Stream Keepers will hold their annual Spring Watershed Tour on Saturday, May 28 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Attendees should meet at the Tuscarawas Community Memorial Park across the street from 524 E. Cherry St. in the Village of Tuscarawas.

Gnadenhutten Public Library to hold annual Book & Yard Sale

The Gnadenhutten Public Library will hold its annual Book & Yard Sale on Friday, June 3 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, June 4 from 8 a.m. to noon. The Library¿s Book & Yard Sale is held in conjunction with the Gnadenhutten Community Yard Sale on June 3 and 4.

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.

Golfers can support Pathway to Wellness

Pathway to Wellness Recovery House for men will host a golf outing on Sunday, June 5 at noon at Green Valley Golf Club in New Philadelphia.

Center to recognize senior at Fall Gala

The Tuscarawas County Senior Center is currently accepting nominations for the sixth annual Tuscarawas County Senior Citizen Virginia Kane Hall of Fame Award. This award will be presented to a citizen of Tuscarawas County, age 50 and older, who has made a significant contribution to the senior...

Paulson named Homemaker of the Year at 80th annual luncheon

The Modern Homemakers hosted the 80th Annual Spring Luncheon of the Tuscarawas County chapter of Ohio Homemakers and Community Education.

Library seeking donations for book sale

The Friends of the Tuscarawas County Public Library are hosting a used book sale on Friday, June 3 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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...

Trap-Neuter-Return expert to speak about success of regional initiatives

The Black Dog Pet Food Pantry along with Toby Franks will present a Trap-Neuter-Return seminar at the Dover Public Library on May 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dover earns Playful City designation for the first time

Dover is being honored with a 2016 Playful City USA designation for the first time. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more playable.

TuscBDD to hold art show at A World of Possibilities store

Friday, May 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, May 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities will host its first art show at A World of Possibilities store located at 223 Fair Ave. NW in New Philadelphia.

National Doughnut Day dates back to 1938

The Dennison Railroad Depot Museum will celebrate National Doughnut Day on June 3.

Red Rock Rebels beautify Midvale Park

The Red Rock Rebels 4-H Group of Port Washington spent time on a community service project that brought the Midvale Community Park flower bed back to life. Under the direction of Tracey Sprowl and Wynn Haun, this hard working group of 4-H youth took great pride in helping with making...

249 fraud complaints investigated by Job and Family Services last year

May is Public Assistance Fraud Awareness Month in Ohio, and the Tuscarawas County Job & Family Services is spreading the word that "Fraud costs all of us."

First Town Days Scholarship Pageant seeks contestants

The 2016 First Town Days Festival queen will receive a $1500 scholarship for the college of her choice, the first attendant receives $750 and the second attendant receives $500.

Dover Garden Club to host Plant Sale

Dover Garden Club¿s annual Plant Sale is Saturday, May 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the J.E. Reeves Victorian Home and Museum at 325 E. Iron Ave., Dover.

Yarn bombing planning meeting scheduled

International Yarn Bombing Day is planned for June 11. The community is having a planning meeting on Wednesday, May 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dover Public Library in the Community Room.

Heritage Home Association recognizes Heroes of Preservation

Local groups in Tuscarawas County are doing their part to enrich and preserve the places that make their communities special.

La Amistad: Making the community whole

La Amistad of Tuscarawas County, a nonprofit advocacy organization that partners with local schools, social service agencies and other organizations, helps children and their families in the region¿s Latino community.

Local mens’ efforts provide a new swing set for the homeless shelter’s youngest residents

Darrin Mullet, Joel Rogers, Nick Schrock and Derek Yoder, all members of the Church at Carter's Orchard in Dover, prepared the yard at the Friends of the Homeless Shelter for a new swing set.

American Legion to host Memorial Day service

First Vice Commander Sam Beachy announced that Memorial Day services, sponsored by Homer Weiss Post 494 of the American Legion of Sugarcreek, have been scheduled for Monday, May 30.

Local coalition chosen for grant opportunity to strengthen drug use prevention efforts

Tuscarawas County Anti-Drug Coalition has been awarded a coalition stipend of $500 to support community substance abuse prevention efforts in Tuscarawas County. These funds will allow the Tuscarawas County Anti-Drug Coalition to partner with the faith-based community to provide a Christian parent...

Dominic Greco Band season gets underway

The Dominic Greco Band will launch its 2016 summer concert season with a concert Sunday, May 29 during the annual Canal Dover Festival.

Cub Scouts discover evidence of adventure

Hundreds of Cub Scouts from Tuscarawas and Carroll counties will gather at Cub Scout Day Camp the week of June 27 to July 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dover Park.

Women Supporting Success event benefits local clinic

Women Supporting Success is an effort to raise money for philanthropic endeavors in Tuscarawas County.

23rd annual Safe Kids Day is May 22

Kids can participate in a variety of activities on Safe Kids Day at Kent State University at Tuscarawas.

Volunteers sought for Antiques Road Show-style event

The Massillon Museum is seeking volunteers for its Antiques Road Show-style Relics and Refabs: MassMu Appraisal Fair and Market event on Saturday, June 25. A cadre of highly respected appraisers, booths full of antiques and repurposed objects, pertinent panel discussions, live music, food and...

Program to honor World War II vets planned at Dover

A panel discussion dedicated to honoring World War II veterans for their service will take place May 21 at the Dover Public Library.

Civil War veteran receives new headstone in community ceremony — public invited

A crumbling headstone honoring a fallen Civil War veteran will be replaced with a new marker during a public ceremony, all thanks to a local family and the veterans' service office.

Civil War veteran receives new headstone in community ceremony — public invited

A crumbling headstone honoring a fallen Civil War veteran will be replaced with a new marker during a public ceremony, all thanks to a local family and the veterans' service office.

Zachary Davis Memorial Foundation scholarships awarded

Zachary Davis Memorial Foundation awarded a $1,000 scholarship to both a student at Dover High School and a student at Tuscarawas Valley High School.

Let Them Eat Cake!

Fort Laurens Museum is planning to present an 18th century tea service for guests, representing what it was like to enjoy tea time in the U.K. during the lead-up to the American Revolution. The event will be in Bolivar May 21 at 2 p.m.

Volunteers and sponsors sought for Color Us United event

The third annual Color Us United 2K celebrates healthy living and the power of giving, advocating and volunteering.

Local woman appears in documentary

New Philadelphia resident Julie A. Murray appears in the documentary "Beyond the Powder: The Legacy of the First Women¿s Cross-Country Air Race" produced by Cleveland-based Hemlock Films and Western Reserve PBS.

Downtown New Philadelphia to host Second Saturday events this summer

The Second Saturday events celebrate art, music, history and entertainment and will be held in June, July and August.

This is Waffles, the TCHS Cat of the Week

Waffles is ready for a new home and family. He is a young male who is neutered and up to date on all his vaccines.

Win a trip to Kings Island

The Dover Public Library is raffling off a four-pack of Kings Island tickets to benefit the children's department. The winner will be announced June 1.

Local students earn scholarships

Three Tuscarawas County high school students were each awarded $1,000 scholarships by the College Club of Tuscarawas County at its annual banquet.

Fuel your body, fuel your mind at the library

Food for Thought Days will continue to be held on Wednesdays in May from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the North Broadway parking lot of the Tuscarawas County Public Library System¿s main library in New Philadelphia.

Let’s talk about it: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Solutions can be just a conversation away; talking about mental health issues and the treatments available can be of great help in getting the treatment a patient needs.

Fundraiser benefits Farm Bureau, 4-H and FFA

All Ohio Bob Evans Restaurants are participating in their largest fundraiser in the restaurant's history. Proceeds benefit Ohio Farm Bureau, Ohio 4-H and Ohio FFA.

Art scholarships awarded to 2 area students

One student from Dover and another from New Philadelphia are the recipients of scholarships awarded by the Tuscarawas County Art Guild.

Special Needs Registry for Tuscarawas County will better equip first responders

The Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities is partnering with the New Philadelphia Fire Department to create and update a Special Needs Registry for Tuscarawas County.

Bigfoot conference and festival: Looking for ‘the boss of the woods’

The Ohio Bigfoot Conference draws thousands of people from around the United States and beyond each year. This year's event will be held on Saturday, May 14, with a Bigfoot Festival taking place on Sunday, May 15.

Food pantry receives donation

Archer Daniels Midland Co. recently donated $800 to the Greater Dover-New Philadelphia Food Pantry.

Cyclists’ mission is education, advocacy and fundraising

Seventeen R4WH student cyclists will arrive in Uhrichsville on May 8 to the First United Methodist Church to present a health program at 7 p.m. on such topics as health literacy, vaccinations, global health and bike safety.

All About Mom: Event pampering Mom to be held May 11

This annual event is all about pampering new mothers. Now in its fourth year, All About Mom will be held at the YMCA in Dover on May 11.

More than 23 percent of Tusc County children are food insecure according to study

The findings are from Feeding America¿s Map the Meal Gap 2016 study, which estimates the rate of food insecurity for both the general population and, separately, for children under the age of 18.

Chocolate Walk sold out but public invited to after-party on the square

Although the May 7 Downtown Dover Chocolate Walk is sold out, downtown Dover will host a free community after-party from 8-10 p.m. on the square.

Culinary Capers is record-breaking event for Community Hospice

The annual Culinary Capers, which benefits Community Hospice, raised a record-breaking $70,000 at Union Country Club on April 30.

Phillis Wheatley highlighted at Zoar Speaker Series

Attend Historic Zoar Village's Free Speaker Series May 7 for a presentation highlighting the life of Phillis Wheatley, the first African-American female and slave poet to publish a volume of poems in Colonial America. Living history performer Sandra Quick will portray Wheatley.

Local author pens honest portrayal of growing up in an abusive home

Area author Patricia S. Sherman released her new book "The Blue Swing: Parental Abuse, Choices and Living Without Anger."

Volunteers come out to clean up the riverfront

The Canal Dover Association's riverfront cleanup brought out 16 dedicated volunteers to improve the appearance of the riverfront near downtown Dover in preparation for the sixth annual Tuscarawas River Canoe and Kayak Race this July.

PAC members invited to season unveiling

The May 20 unveiling of the 2016-17 season of the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas includes a wine tasting featuring local wineries. Purchase a PAC membership by May 6 to attend.

Say hello to Pongo

Check out the tail on this guy! Pongo is a 2-year-old longhair cat in search of a family. He is friendly and affectionate.

Local photographer visits classroom

Local photographer takes time to visit with students at Immaculate Conception School at Dennison.

MassMu invites pets to become members

The Pet Member Portraits event is Saturday, May 7 from 2-4 p.m. in the Massillon Museum lobby.

Carroll County photography contest open to all

A photo contest is open to all regardless of where they live, but entries must include photos taken in scenic Carroll County.

Walk With a Doc steps off at Deis Hill May 7

The Walk With a Doc program is designed to motivate residents to make exercise a regular part of a more active lifestyle to improve overall health.

Free shred event lets residents dispose of sensitive documents securely

Dover Chemical Corporation and Go Shred provide the community with an opportunity to get rid of old records in a secure manner.

MassMu invites pets to become members

The Pet Member Portraits event is Saturday, May 7 from 2-4 p.m. in the Massillon Museum lobby.

23rd annual Dandelion MayFest slated for May 6 and 7

The annual Dandelion Festival and 5K will take place May 6 and 7.

Art Guild meeting highlights include summer shows in the region

The Tuscarawas County Art Guild meets the third Tuesday of each month at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts.

Young runners encouraged to participate in Schoenbrunn Kids’ Run

Area youngsters under age 14 are encouraged to participate in a fun run. The event aims to garner the interest of young people who might be interested in running for fitness and for fun.

Salute Freedom program places flags at homes for 6 patriotic holidays

The New Philadelphia Rotary Club invites homeowners and local businesses to participate in its flag program.

New Philadelphia Kiwanis Club presents local students with scholarships

The New Philadelphia Kiwanis Club is a service organization dedicated to serving and building up the local community. The club recently awarded 17 scholarships of $500 each to local students for a total of $8,500. The winners of the Kiwanis Scholarships for the 2016-17 school year are:

Free workshop empowers women by providing tools to manage stress, finances and juggling life

Free workshop helps women learn coping skills when stress becomes an issue in their lives.

Travel Tusc Day is an industry showcase

In honor of national Tourism Week, the Tuscarawas County Convention and Visitors Bureau will host Travel Tusc Day at Warther Museum.

Tuscarawas County commissioners pave the way for a water trail with a symposium of local experts

At a recent symposium, experts shared the benefits that come with the region's extensive but underutilized water trail system.

Importance of sound discussed at Sports for Sound luncheon

Sports for Sound, an organization that helps individuals get hearing aids to improve their quality of life, hosted a luncheon on April 24. A fundraising event is scheduled in May that will allow the program to continue to help people.

Dover Public Library to host Seed Library Plant Sale

Plants and seeds along with a variety of other garden-related items will be available at the Seed Library Plant Sale hosted by the Dover Public Library.

Painting workshop offered

The Coffee Club Painters will offer an introductory workshop for watercolor or acrylic painters at the United Way building on May 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Harcatus HEAP Winter Crisis Program keeps the heat on for nearly 1,700 local families

The Home Energy Assistance Program Winter Crisis program, which has provided assistance to eligible households once per winter heating season since 1983, has reduced the number of households helped in the three-county area in just the past three years by approximately 30 percent.

Project Linus volunteers helping youngsters feel safe and secure through blanket donations

Project Linus has reached more than 12,000 children over the past 12 years, and thanks to a dedicated group of volunteers, many more hurting children will enjoy the safety and comfort of a new blanket.

Dover Library to host poetry event

Members of the community are invited to read their original works or their personal favorites from other poets.

Harcatus HEAP Winter Crisis Program keeps the heat on for nearly 1,700 local families

The Home Energy Assistance Program Winter Crisis program, which has provided assistance to eligible households once per winter heating season since 1983, has reduced the number of households helped in the three-county area in just the past three years by approximately 30 percent.

Class details proper way to preserve documents and photographs

The Dover Public Library will present the class on April 28.

Style sense: Sisters host fashion show

A love of fashion for two sisters results in a show that celebrates their creativity at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts in New Philadelphia.

Water Trail Symposium highlights an underutilized resource in the community

Leadership Tuscarawas¿ Tuscarawas Water Trail Symposium at Kent State University at Tuscarawas brings together individuals committed to making a comprehensive water trail system a reality for the region. The symposium is April 23 at the Science and Advanced Technology Center.

Festival committee seeking vendors and sponsors in Tusky

The village of Tuscarawas turns 200. A festival is planned to celebrate the occasion.

Heritage Home Association to host architectural salvage sale

The Heritage Home Association of Tuscarawas County will host a sale of old to very old house parts including interior and exterior hardware and some choice antiques.

Golf outing benefits Alumni Legacy Scholarships

All proceeds benefit Alumni Legacy Scholarships for deserving students at Kent State Tuscarawas.

Soap Box Derby sign-ups

There are two opportunities to sign up for the Tuscarawas County Soap Box Derby.

2nd annual Superhero Bolt boosts YMCA’s Annual Campaign

The race is open to members and nonmembers, and raises much needed funds for the YMCA's Annual Campaign.

Rotary District Conference hosted by Bolivar-Zoar Club

The Rotary International Club District 6650 of Bolivar-Zoar is a small group of Rotarians, about a dozen members since its founding eight years ago. This year, they'll host the district conference and it promises to be a memorable two days spanning April 29 and 30.

OSU Alumni Club meeting is April 25

The OSU Alumni Club of Tuscarawas County will elect officers at their next meeting.

New Philadelphia native to present lecture and book signing

The Dover Public Library will host mystery author and New Philadelphia native Wendy Sand Eckel on Thursday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the library's Community Room as part of its Nights at the Round Table Author Series.

Little Theatre to hold auditions

The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County will hold auditions for "Spamalot."

Tuscarawas County Trail part of national event celebrating centennial of National Park System

Camp participants and members of the public will have the opportunity to learn about amateur radio and actually get to be on the air at two stations set up at the camp for the day.

You Can Do Anything! Pageant recruiting contestants

The third annual You Can Do Anything! Pageant invites residents of all ages with cognitive or physical disabilities to show the community how special they are.

Local residents to receive Zeisberger Heckewelder Awards

A banquet to honor the winners will be held on Tuesday, May 10 at the Geib Funeral Center Hospitality Room.

Downtown Dover Chocolate Walk: One sweet deal

The first-ever Downtown Dover Chocolate Walk invites residents and visitors to stop at local merchants where they will receive a chocolate treat to eat on the spot or savor for later. The event, which will be annual, benefits the Canal Dover Association's "Sprit of Dover" statue fund.

ECOFA meeting is May 4

The East Central Ohio Forestry Association welcomes John Quimby, past director of the Forest Health Program for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, at the May 4 meeting, which begins at 7 p.m.

Little Theatre to present ‘Charlottes Web’

The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County presents "Charlotte's Web."

Flint knapping program coming to Dover Public Library

The Dover Public Library will host a flint-knapping workshop on April 23.

Earth Day celebration includes screening of ‘A Will for the Woods’ documentary

The documentary "A Will for the Woods" will be screened at the Earth Day Celebration at The Wilderness Center near Wilmot.

Seniors sought for Foster Grandparent Program

Foster Grandparent Program gives seniors the opportunity to help school-age children in the classroom.

Marge Piercy to present reading of her works April 13 at The College of Wooster

Marge Piercy, nationally known novelist, poet and memoirist, will present a reading of her works on Wednesday, April 13 in Lean Lecture Room of Wishart Hall at 303 E. University St. in Wooster.

‘Christmas Jars’ chosen as Literacy Coalition’s One Book, One Community book for 2016

The Tuscarawas County Literacy Coalition is taking advantage of National Library Week to introduce the latest book in the One Book, One Community program, now in its ninth year.

Job seekers and veterans urged to attend job fair in New Philadelphia

Job seekers including area veterans are urged to attend a job fair in New Philadelphia next month.

DHS Thespians to present ‘Mary Poppins’

The Dover High School Thespians will present the musical "Mary Poppins" April 14-16.

The Dollar-A-Day Boys: CCC changed the lives of many young men

The Civilian Conservation Corps, a federal works program created by the newly elected President Franklin Roosevelt during The Great Depression, ran for nine years beginning in 1933. More than 139,000 young men in Ohio enrolled in the camps. The camps were operated by the army with an average of 33...

Reiser is keynote speaker at women’s conference

The theme for the Beloved Women's Conference is, In The Potter's Hands. Becki Reiser will be the keynote speaker.

Learn how to shop for healthier food at diabetes support event

Trinity Hospital is facilitating a monthly diabetes support event that helps resident living with diabetes learn how to shop for healthy food.

Lecture series in Roscoe Village

Roscoe Village invites the public to attend its lectures.

Dover Historical Society’s Hall of Distinction inducts newest honorees

Don Maurer, chairman of the Hall of Distinction Committee, said the committee has intentionally set the bar for inclusion very high.

Addiction does not discriminate: Event to address area heroin problem

Help is on the way in the fight against drugs. Valuable information and a town hall panel discussion on heroin addiction will be held April 20 at Claymont Middle School.

Craft show to benefit veterans in the region

Local women have coordinated an event that will provide a spring shopping experience all while assisting homeless veterans in Ohio.

Cinderella Tea to be held in Dennison

Little girls can dress in formal wear if they like for the Cinderella Tea. Area queens will be on hand to interact with guests at the event that benefits the Museum of Clay Industry & Folk Art.

TCC to host community art fest and photography competition

Any member of the community is invited to submit a photograph depicting the season of spring for the first community art festival hosted by Tuscarawas Central Catholic Schools.

Zoar’s Flower Extravaganza accepting advance orders

A variety of plants suitable for sun and shade will be available in Zoar at the annual plant sale.

Trumpet Singers to offer nostalgic musical show

Trumpet in the Land's Trumpet Singers will present a nostalgic musical show featuring songs from beloved television shows from the '60s and '70s.

New Philadelphia Rotary Club moves downtown

As membership grows, the New Philadelphia Rotary moves to a new location.

Students committed to military service are recognized at community event

Students committed to serving in the military upon graduation from high school are recognized at this annual event.

‘Late Nite Catechism’: Sister takes control at the PAC

Kent State University at Tuscarawas' Performing Arts Center's presentation of "Late Nite Catechism" was the final show in the 2015-16 schedule.

19th annual Bell Distinguished Lectureship in Law will feature Duke professor

The public is invited to attend the free lecture "LGBTQ Rights in International and Comparative Law: Progress and Contestation" at the 19th Annual Bell Distinguished Lectureship in Law on Thursday, April 7 at The College of Wooster.

Job seekers and veterans urged to attend job fair in New Philadelphia

Job seekers including area veterans are urged to attend a job fair in New Philadelphia next month.

Soup, soap and salvation: Local Salvation Army celebrates 100 years

The local Salvation Army is poised to celebrate 100 years of service to the community.

Depot to host storytelling and grant-writing workshops

The Dennison Depot Railroad Museum is offering workshops for area residents.

Litter cleanup day scheduled in Mineral City

Rural Action and Huff Run Watershed Partnership will host a cleanup day in Mineral City on April 16. The public is welcome to attend.

KSU students to present 3rd annual spring production at PAC

Students at Kent State Tuscarawas and Kent State Stark along with community members will present "Alice Through the Lookingglass" at the Performing Arts Center.

KSU students to present 3rd annual spring production at PAC

Students at Kent State Tuscarawas and Kent State Stark along with community members will present "Alice Through the Lookingglass" at the Performing Arts Center.

A piece of Swiss history finds a new home in Walnut Creek

Tom Miller's paintings are legendary in Amish Country, but recent events left one well-known mural's future in doubt. Walnut Creek Cheese owner Mark Coblentz provided a new home when he restored the outdoor mural and gave it a resting spot at Walnut Creek Cheese.

Walking program helps residents take a step toward better health

Residents are encouraged to attend the Walk With a Doc event at McCluskey Park in Dennison.

Say hello to Jasmine

Jasmine is available for adoption at the Tuscarawas County Humane Society.

Tuscora Stamp Club annual show is Saturday

One of the oldest clubs in the region, the Tuscora Stamp Club has been meeting since the 1950s. Their annual show is April 2 at Tuscora Park in New Philadelphia.

Librarian to present bowed psaltery program Saturday

Dover Public Library's librarian for teens Liz Strauss will present a program about the unusual instrument, the bowed psaltery.

ZTAP invites public to informational meeting

Get more information abou the Zeisberger Trail and Park resurfacing initiative at a public meeting being held in the village of Tuscarawas.

Union Hospital Auxiliary to host British-inspired tea

The Union Hospital Auxiliary will host a traditional ladies' tea at the Tuscarawas County Senior Center.

Tuscarawas Bargain Hunter has a new look

The Tuscarawas Bargain Hunter debuts a new look this week and finds its way back into your mailbox.

Greco Band announces rehearsals

Rehearsals for the Dominic Greco Band get underway later this month.



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