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The family holiday classic, "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play," will debut in December for a limited run of two weekends at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts on the arts gallery stage.

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Parade entries are still being accepted, and New Philadelphia's annual Lighting Ceremony and Christmas Parade will feature an evening of entertainment for residents and visitors of all ages.

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Dover Public Library will allow children to come and read a story to the library's new canine friend Luna.

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Gnadenhutten Public Library will help kick off Christmas on the Square with “Christmas Comes to Miss Wood” at John Heckewelder Memorial Moravian Church.

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

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Holiday classic comes to the Center for the Arts

The family holiday classic, "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play," will debut in December for a limited run of two weekends at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts on the arts gallery stage.

New Philadelphia to host Christmas events

Parade entries are still being accepted, and New Philadelphia's annual Lighting Ceremony and Christmas Parade will feature an evening of entertainment for residents and visitors of all ages.

Therapy dog to visit library on Saturdays

Dover Public Library will allow children to come and read a story to the library's new canine friend Luna.

Light Up Sugarcreek celebrates the season

Light Up Sugarcreek will offer families numerous Christmas activities and discounts from local shops.

Village kicks off season with play, carols and tree lighting in Gnaden

Gnadenhutten Public Library will help kick off Christmas on the Square with “Christmas Comes to Miss Wood” at John Heckewelder Memorial Moravian Church.

Christmas in Zoar offers 2 days of holiday events

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

Library to host Moreland book-signing

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

Rotary revives Christmas card tradition

Members of the Rotary Club of New Philadelphia are offering Rotary Christmas cards and limited-edition prints for this holiday season with proceeds to be used by the Rotary Club for its many community service programs, scholarships and youth services.

Norma Johnson Center to host Luminary Trail event

The Norma Johnson Center will host a Luminary Trail Walk event in the red barn.

New Towne Mall celebrates the holidays with Santa's arrival

Santa Claus will be available to greet his guests and capture photo memories during retail hours at New Towne Mall.

Legacy Christian Ensemble to perform at Ohio Star Theater

The Steve Green Christmas Concert at Ohio Star Theater will host Steve Green and Legacy Christian Ensemble to share the good news of Christmas through music.

Share-A-Christmas program seeks donations

The Share-A-Christmas program has a goal of $120,000 that Tuscarawas County residents can help them achieve. Besides monetary contributions, there also are opportunities to donate at a food or toy drive.

Starlight School recognized

Starlight School's positive behavioral interventions and supports team has won one of only seven 2017 Gold Awards by the Ohio PBIS Network and the state support team for implementation of school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports.

Youth gun season numbers down from last year

The youth deer-gun season is one of four youth-only hunting seasons designed to offer a dedicated hunting experience for young hunters. Youth hunting seasons also are available for small game, wild turkey and waterfowl.

Off The Wall adds music ministry

Off The Wall Music in New Philadelphia celebrated a busy grand opening with a store packed with people.

Author with local ties to host book-signing

Loretta (Haskett) Marion will discuss her writing journey as part of Dover Public Library's Nights at the Round Table Author Series.

Tour of Homes features 8 homes and a church

The annual Christmas Tour of Homes is entering its 23rd season with eight historic or unusual homes and one church chosen for the tour this year.

Doing good for others: Alternative Gift Market

The upcoming Alternative Gift Market in Wooster will provide opportunities to support nonprofits and projects that address education, environment, poverty, hunger and medical needs.

Chautauqua Book Discussion Group to focus on award winning book

As part of its Chautauqua Book Discussion Group, the Dover Public Library will host a special book discussion of Sam Quinones' award-winning book on the nation's opiate epidemic.

Sacred Heart plans new parish hall to better serve community

Sacred Heart Church in New Philadelphia is working to grow in its ability to better serve parishioners with a planned $1.5 million parish hall.

You can win a car for Christmas

One fortunate recipient in the 2017 TAG Win a Car for Christmas giveaway will be cruising around in a Chevrolet Cruze.

St. Joseph adds additional free meal to those in need

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

Season of Good Cheer highlights local merchants

The fifth annual Season of Good Cheer among merchants in downtown Dover is under way, and the holiday event boasts more participants and bigger Christmas gift prizes than ever.

Reserve a seat at Santa's Very Merry Christmas Breakfast

Trumpet in the Land's annual Santa's Very Merry Christmas Breakfast will be in the Tuscora Park Place Teen Center.

Rockets have continued a busy fall sports season

The Rockets had numerous athletes place in swimming and placed fourth in flag football. Basketball season has now begun, and the schedule of play has been announced.

Naragon named personnel manager and librarian for Philharmonic

The Tuscarawas Philharmonic has announced the hiring of Jayne Naragon as personnel manager and librarian.

Unconditional love expressed this holiday season

Project Grinch Dust will be held at Applebee's and will allow 15 percent of a diner's check to be donated to Friends of the Homeless when presenting the printable ad found on the Friends of the Homeless Facebook page.

Food for Fines waives overdue fees

The Dover Public Library will sponsor its annual Food for Fines Week, accepting donations of nonperishable food items to benefit T-4-C's Share-A-Christmas program.

Craft fair benefits those with cerebral palsy

New Philadelphia Elks Lodge will have its ninth annual Holiday Craft Fair.

Student-built home ready for auction

The most recent student-built Buckeye Career Center house is scheduled to be sold at auction.

What's a million look like?

Students at Dover South Elementary School recently reached their "Million Project" goal.

Enjoy Christmas in Roscoe Village

The 46th annual Christmas Candlelighting Ceremonies in Roscoe Village are approaching.

Leadership symposium focuses on leading through servanthood

The Pathways Toward Servant Leadership Symposium at the Kent State Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center taught about how a servant leadership role in the business world can create opportunities for growth in more ways than one.

Family concert focuses on literacy

The Dover Public Library will offer a free family concert, starring Eric Litwin.

Upward program raises money for OCC

The 2017 Upward Basketball and Cheerleading season concluded with a monstrous effort to help children in need through the Operation Christmas Child program.

Red Kettle Campaign begins Nov. 16

The Salvation Army's Kettle Campaign will begin soon and is in need of volunteers.

Chili cook-off to benefit addiction advocacy group

Trista Jackson, president of the local Neighborhood Hope Dealers organization, is putting together a fall fundraiser, which will in turn fund next year's annual Fight Against Heroine Rally at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds in Dover.

High praise for Black Box Ensemble

Writer Scott Daniels gives a review of the Black Box Ensemble's recent production of "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike."

The Van-Dells to perform at the Lincoln Theatre

The Van-Dells, the nation's number-one '50s and '60s rock 'n' roll tribute, will perform at the Lions Lincoln Theatre in Massillon.

All welcome for community paint night

The Dover Public Library will host a community paint night with local artist Jayne Swartzwelder.

'Meet Me in St. Louis' auditions set

The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County is holding auditions for the musical, "Meet Me in St. Louis."

Zoar church to present 'High Hopes Rising'

The Zoar United Church of Christ will present "High Hopes Rising."

Basic tips for buying firewood

As winter quickly approaches and more people look to firewood to help heat their homes, the Ohio Department of Agriculture is offering some basic tips to help when purchasing wood.

Transportation vendors sought

The Community Corrections Program is seeking proposals from individuals or companies who are willing to serve the needs of probationers and returning citizens by providing transportation.

Tuscarawas County YMCA holds Leaders Club elections

The YMCA Leaders Club elected new officers at its recent club meeting.

5 months and counting

Darkness is a 6-year-old short-haired cat with a shiny black coat. She has spent five months at the shelter and is ready for a home of her own.

New Phila students invite community to fall play

New Philadelphia High School will present its fall play, "Curtain Going Up!," by Gregory Johnston.

Winning essay chosen in One Book, One Community

The Tuscarawas County Literacy Coalition hosted a writing contest for area youth that corresponded with its annual One Book, One Community initiative. Tuscarawas Valley Middle School eighth-grader Hannah Spicer wrote the winning essay that is contained in this article.

Learn the art of origami

The Dover Public Library will host two origami classes.

Trinity offers free health check

To help area residents discover their health risks associated with diabetes, Trinity Hospital Twin City's Diabetes Wellness Program will host a free hemoglobin A1C health screen.

Reeves Victorian Home and Carriage House Museum announce Christmas events

The Reeves Museum will host holiday events for the 2017 Christmas season.

Drop-off sites set for this year's OCC initiative

This month five locations in the Tuscarawas County area will serve as drop-off sites for the Samaritan's Purse project, Operation Christmas Child.

Initiative focus was on empathy and kindness

One Book, One Community, a county-wide reading initiative of the Tuscarawas County Literacy Coalition, came to a close at the culminating event held Monday, Nov. 6 at Kent State University at Tuscarawas.

Nature Photo Club meets Nov. 18

Nature Photo Club will meet at the Wilderness Center.

Tree Festival marks 24th year

The 24th annual Union Hospital Auxiliary Warther's Christmas Tree Festival will be at Warther's Carvings in Dover.

Tickets on sale for Annie Moses Band show

Christmas with the Annie Moses Band will play the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas.

Foster Brown closes Free Speaker Series

Fort Laurens' final 2017 Free Speaker Series event will take place in the Fort Laurens Museum auditorium.

Daytime care for adults throughout Northeast Ohio

Co-owners and husband and wife, John and Annette Saeger, opened the first Gilcrest Center in Doylestown in 2007, and its new Wooster location opened its doors in May of this year. They are hoping to include Tuscarawas County clients as well.

Learn about watershed reclamation in the region

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Mineral Resources Management will hold open-house sessions during the week of Nov. 6 to discuss the proposed projects they will pursue in 2018.

Artist is raising funds for Operation Christmas Child

The 2017 Tuscarawas Valley Christmas Cards, painted by artist Christy Bloom, are now available, and the proceeds will go toward items and shipping for Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes.

Vets to be honored at Fort Laurens

Fort Laurens will honor veterans with a ceremony, luncheon and presentation at the Fort Laurens grounds and museum.

OneEighty workshop sheds light on domestic violence

"In Her Shoes" was presented in a recent domestic-violence workshop in Millersburg through OneEighty.

Trinity to host 'Deck the Halls' silent auction

The Trinity Hospital Twin City United Volunteer Auxiliary will host a “Deck the Halls” silent auction as well as a craft and bake sale at the hospital's first-floor St. Francis Conference Room.

New Phila church to host Cleveland Opera

The Cleveland Opera will perform a staged and costumed production of Schumann's song cycles "Dichterliebe" and "Frauenliebe und Leben" sung in the original German with the English translation projected.

Center for the Arts to present 'Love Letters'

Trumpet in the Land will perform the A.R. Gurney classic, "Love Letters," in the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts.

Winter Crisis Program provides eligible Ohioans heating assistance

The HARCATUS Tri-County Community Action Organization and Ohio Development Services Agency will help eligible Ohioans stay warm during the cold winter months.

New clock to be dedicated on the square in Dover

Downtown Dover is about to get even more picturesque with the installation of a 16-foot, four-face post clock on the southeast quadrant of the square at Wooster Avenue and Third Street.

Thespians to perform 'An Evening of One Acts'

The Dover High School Thespians will kick off the 2017-18 school year with “An Evening of One Acts.”

'Food Evolution' showing includes panel discussion

“Food Evolution” will be shown at Fisher Auditorium on OSU's Wooster campus of the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Individuals find success at jobs in the community

At the October regularly scheduled board meeting for the Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities, people living with developmental disabilities who are employed locally as well as area agency providers and TuscBDD's employment navigator shared with the board about their employment...

Library series welcomes nonprofit, SWARM

As part of its Nonprofit Spotlight Series, the Dover Public Library will host a community program featuring presenters from the Sustainable Wildlife Area Restoration Movement.

Scarf project adds multiple new locations

A local project growing by leaps and bounds provides more than just warmth to Tuscarawas County.

New Phila woman is a sharp shooter

Kimberly Hobart Fleming of New Philadelphia won the Hawaii State Pistol Championship.

Donations will assist shelter residents

Buckeye Career Center staff recently donated a processed hog and nonperishable food items to Friends of the Homeless of Tuscarawas County.

Ohio youth encouraged to apply for citizenship educational experience

The Ohio Youth Capital Challenge will select up to 40 youth who are in at least the ninth grade and between the age of 14 and 18 during the current school year to participate in the annual program.

Historical Society to hold annual banquet

The Tuscarawas County Historical Society will hold its annual Winter Banquet at the Tuscarawas County Senior Center in Dover.

Program helps educate public about fake news

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System will host a program titled "What is Fake News … Really?" at its Main Library.

Tuscarawas County voters return to the polls this November

In addition to a pair of statewide initiatives, Tuscarawas County voters will decide many renewal or replacement levies; vote on several trustee, school board and village councils; and decide whether to grant liquor licenses to local businesses.

County Library to host Artisan and Local Author Faire

The County Library System will hold an Artisan and Local Author Faire at the Main Library in New Philadelphia.

Young players go undefeated in Fall Ball season

Playing 10 games in Strasburg for the Fall Ball season in double headers spread over several weeks, the Garaway girls 8U softball team, coached by Courtney and Nathan Miller, emerged with a perfect record.

Women in Agriculture to offer program

The Ohio State University Extension East Ohio Women in Agriculture program will offer other area women an evening of networking, idea sharing and a meal at Raven's Glenn Winery.

Joe Burger to speak at Annual Scholarship Game Day event

The Ohio State Alumni Club of Tuscarawas County will host 2016 OSU football captain Joe Burger as the special guest for its Annual Scholarship Game Day event at the Factory Street Pub & Grill in Dover.

Dennison Railroad Depot Museum unveils engine

The Dennison Railroad Depot Museum will have a public unveiling party for the recent restoration of Chesapeake and Ohio 1940s-era steam engine 2700.

Women Supporting Success supports Reeves Museum

The Women Supporting Success donated over $700 to the Reeves Museum at the Oct. 19 meeting.

Charlotte is the Cat of the Week

Charlotte is a large, quiet and independent cat who gets along well with other cats, is up to date on vaccines and flea and tick prevention, and is spayed.

Berea woman earns Miss Clayland title

Madeline Carter, 20, of Berea took the title of Miss Clayland 2018 at the 62nd annual scholarship pageant.

Dan Rice to speak about Zoar and the Ohio and Erie Canal

The award-winning Historic Zoar Village Speaker Series will continue with a discussion about how the Ohio and Erie Canalway was built in Northern Tuscarawas County.

One Book, One Community: Bringing wonder to life

One Book, One Community will be in Founder's Hall at Kent State University at Tuscarawas in New Philadelphia with the selection of the book, "Wonder," by R.J. Palacio.

Library can help preserve family treasures

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System will host a program at its Main Library that will teach attendees how to create a visual legacy for future generations.

Spaghetti dinner benefits children in foster care

The Dover Exchange Club's annual spaghetti dinner benefit will be at the Tuscarawas Central Catholic Elementary School's Parish Hall.

Tony Award-winning play to be performed at TCCA

The Southeast Ohio premiere of the Tony Award-winning comedy, "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," will have a limited run of three performances at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts.

Students recognized at Buckeye Career Center

Buckeye Career Center honored three students as the October Students of the Month.

Art Guild welcomes nontraditional painter

Alec Alderman, a 2013 Indian Valley graduate, provided the program for the Tuscarawas County Art Guild's meeting at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts.

Ohio home and auto insurance rates remain steady

Ohio Department of Insurance director Jillian Froment announced that the average rate changes in 2016 for the top-10 homeowners and private passenger auto insurance groups in Ohio increased 1.9 percent and 3.1 percent, respectively.

Young Ag Professionals Leadership Experience coming in February

Ohio Farm Bureau's 2018 Young Ag Professionals Leadership Experience is open to young agriculturalists.

The Buckeye Book Fair: An Ohio tradition for 30 years

The 30th annual Buckeye Book Fair will take place at Fisher Auditorium.

Kent Tusc PAC to present 'Wizard of Oz'

The Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas will present "The Wizard of Oz."

Reeves to host Murder Mystery Dinner

The Reeves Museum will host its annual Murder Mystery Dinner.

Eagle informational program offered

Brad Perkins, executive director for the Ohio Forestry Association, will present an informational program, “The Fall and Rise of Bald Eagles in Ohio,” for the ECOFA meeting at the Dover Public Library.

Zoar receives awards for traveling exhibit

A pair of traveling exhibits commemorating the 200th anniversary of Historic Zoar Village have received awards of distinction from both the Communal Studies Association and the Ohio Local History Alliance.

Foundation to host annual dinner

The 2017 annual meeting of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy Foundation is scheduled at the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center in New Philadelphia.

Science advocate to speak at College of Wooster

Bassam Shakhashiri will make a pair of science presentations as the speaker of the Helen Murray Free Lectures at the College of Wooster.

Teachers become the students for a day

Area educators in the arts gathered at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts for a professional-development day. The group of 16 teachers in attendance represented school districts from all over Tuscarawas County.

4-H club to host fall fundraiser

The Happy Harvesters 4-H club of Strasburg will host its first Fall Craft and Vendor Show at Don R. Wallick Auctions.

Library to present famous Ohioans program

The Dover Public Library will host a program on famous Ohioans.

Pastor to speak at Remember the Children event

Bishop W.C. Martin will speak at the Remember the Children event at Light in the Valley Chapel in Sugarcreek.

Astronaut Scott Parazynski speaks at Performing Arts Center

Scott Parazynski, the only astronaut to have climbed Mt. Everest, spoke of his adventures in space and climbing Everest at Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center for the return of its distinguished lecture, TuscTalks.

Vane Scott to speak at Marine Corps Dinner

The 242nd Birthday of the United States Marine Corps will be celebrated locally with a dinner, cake-cutting ceremony and guest speaker at the Tuscarawas County Senior Center.

Women's Success Series returns for 7th year

Three professional women who excel in their careers are being spotlighted by the 2017-18 Women's Success Series.

Books, music, movies and a monthly art show

The Dover Public Library will put its community room to good use through various different ways.

Take a B.Y.T.E. out of technology confusion with free business classes

The Dover Public Library will offer free classes to help participants grow their business or start a new one as well as network with other local business owners and learn how to use technology to help one's business.

TV critic and author to perform in Dover

The Largely Literary Theater Company will premiere its one-act play, "Everything I Need to Know I Learned in The Twilight Zone," at the Dover Public Library.

Donations sought for garden club's wreath sale

Krantz Garden Club is accepting new members and is seeking donations of Christmas ribbon and ornaments.

Brinkman named member of TuscBDD

At the September 2017 regularly scheduled board meeting for the Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities, the board cordially welcomed a newly appointed board member: Julie Brinkman.

Indian Valley students do well in soil and forestry contests

Nine Indian Valley FFA members competed in the District 8 Soils and Forestry Contests on Sept. 28.

Trunk or Treat at Dover's UMC

The Dover First United Methodist Church will host Trunk or Treat.

Area Trick-or-Treat events

Local Trick-or-Treat events are approaching.

Rotary 5K funds scholarships

The Rotary Clubs from Dover and New Philadelphia are sponsoring the second annual Dover-Phila Rotary 5K Challenge to be held at Dover's Crater Stadium. Proceeds will benefit each club's scholarship fund for graduating seniors from Dover and New Philadelphia.

See Zoar in a different light

Historic Zoar Village's annual Lantern Ghost Tours are approaching.

Halfmoon to speak about Native Americans

Stacey Halfmoon, director of American Indian relations at the Ohio History Connection, will discuss the history of Native Americans in Ohio at Fort Laurens' next Free Speaker Series event.

Reeves to host Night at the Museum

The Reeves Museum will host its new Night at the Reeves Museum event.

Pageant will determine Miss Clayland

Seven young women will vie for the title of Miss Clayland 2018 at Claymont High School.

Mall welcomes trick-or-treaters to popular event

New Towne Mall will host its new Boo Bash event with trick-or-treating inside the mall.

Dover artist heads mural project in New Philadelphia

A cooperation between Starlight Enterprises Incorporated and the Ezekiel Project created a new mural in the alley at the intersection of Ashwood Lane and Second Drive in downtown New Philadelphia. Two more murals are planned in the coming weeks.

Fort Laurens taking reservations for Ghost Tours

Fort Laurens Ghost Tours will offer visitors walking tours led by costumed living history interpreters.

Canadian vocal group makes a stop at the PAC

Cadence will play the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas.

Women in Business Expo returns with The Pink Party

The Women in Business Expo will return and support Breast Cancer Awareness Month with The Pink Party.

Meet Sebastian

Sebastian is the Cat of the Week. He is a larger cat that is about 5 years old.

West Nile virus found in new locations

The Tuscarawas County Health Department was notified on Oct. 5 that two additional pools of mosquitoes tested positive for the West Nile virus.

Library to host music therapist

The Healing Power of Music, a free community educational program presented by the Dover Public Library and New Life Counseling, is scheduled in the community room at the library.

BCC to open Joe Carlisle Café & Marketplace

Buckeye Career Center is preparing to open its newly constructed Joe Carlisle Café & Marketplace to the public.

Soiree to benefit local artists

TAP's annual Arty Party event gathers the community together to benefit Tuscarawas County arts and culture.

Meat recalled for sanitation concern

Newswanger Meats of Shiloh announced a voluntary recall of approximately 2,190 pounds of fresh, not frozen beef, pork, chicken and sliced deli products.

Festival highlighted Latino culture

The success of the first Latino Festival, held at Kent State University Tuscarawas, means the day will see a return engagement annually for years to come.

Annual Fall Tour highlights progress being made in watershed

Rural Action and the Huff Run Watershed Restoration Partnership invites interested community residents and visitors to join in the annual Huff Run Watershed Fall Tour.

Fall Flapjack Flip at Tuscazoar

Camp Tuscazoar will host its annual Fall Flapjack Flip pancake breakfast to raise funds for the historic camp.

Series highlights life and work of Agatha Christie

The Dover Public Library will host a series of programs on mystery novelist Agatha Christie.

Affolter crowned Rose Queen by New Phila Lions

Tess Affolter, a senior at New Philadelphia High School, was announced as the 2017 Rose Queen for the New Philadelphia Lions Club's Rose Week activities.

Writers' Guild October meeting writing prompt announced

The Tuscarawas County Writers' Guild writing prompt for the Oct. 18 meeting is “What is your theory on ghosts?”

Valley Quilt Guild to host show

The Valley Quilt Guild of Tuscarawas County will present its biennial quilt show at the First United Methodist Church in Dover.

BSA Buckeye Council gains new leadership

Jesse Roper II will assume the position of Scout executive of the Buckeye Council, effective Nov. 1.

Enchanted Forest coming to TWC

The Wilderness Center's Enchanted Forest is approaching.

Trinity to offer low-cost health check in Uhrichsville

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

Learn to grow shiitake mushrooms

Jeff Wilkinson has been growing shiitake mushrooms for several decades, and he will teach a class at Local Roots in Wooster, explaining how any home gardener can grow shiitake mushrooms.

Watch for scams in wake of Equifax data breach

In the wake of the Equifax data breach, con artists are trying to capitalize on the upsetting situation.

Say hello to Pedro

Pedro is a 2-year-old tuxedo cat with a medium-length coat. He is affectionate and was featured in August but has still not found his family.

CMH adds 16 new providers

Community Mental Healthcare is accepting new patients after hiring additional providers to meet the growing need in the community.

Cast sought for holiday play

The Gnadenhutten Public Library is looking for adult and child actors for a play the library is presenting as part of Gnadenhutten's Christmas on the Square.

OFBF members can receive discounts

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation members are now eligible for discounts on select John Deere equipment, parts, tools and workshop equipment.

Library to host Anne Frank program

In honor of the 70th anniversary of the "Diary of a Young Girl" by Anne Frank, the Main Library of Tuscarawas County Public Library System will host a program titled "Miep Gies and Anne Frank: Friendship and Moral Courage."

Kombucha: Home brewers don't just brew beer and wine

Kombucha is a fermented black or green tea that purports to have various health benefits. It has now gained enough popularity that it has gone mainstream.

The PAC welcomes Grammy Award winner

Five-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Mary Chapin Carpenter will play at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University Tuscarawas.

Home-energy assessment can reduce costs

One way to boost a home's energy efficiency is through a home-energy assessment.

Twin City Fall Festival continues to grow

The sixth annual Twin City Fall Festival will be in downtown Uhrichsville.

Library to host swanky event at local eatery

The Great Gatsby Affair will be at Bread Head Bistro in downtown Dover to help raise money for the Dover Public Library Time to Check Out Your Future capital campaign.

'Play On' to be performed at Little Theatre

The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County will present “Play On."

Tuscarawas Philharmonic and Malone University Chorale to celebrate Zoar bicentennial

The Tuscarawas Philharmonic will join with the acclaimed Malone University Chorale to present "The Promise of Living."

Alpine Hills Museum receives major gift from Wally Byam Airstream Club

The Wally Byam Airstream Club presented the Alpine Hills Museum in Sugarcreek with a donation of $10,000.

Heimatfest is an opportunity for Zoar descendants to come home

Historic Zoar Village's upcoming Heimatfest will feature a series of activities geared toward local history enthusiasts and descendants of the Zoar founders, the Society of Separatists.

Pink Card Party fundraiser set

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 and education activities.

Violet is the Cat of the Week

Violet is a shy girl who has spent five-and-a-half months at the shelter waiting for her family. This sweet 2-year-old would make a wonderful family pet. Her adoption fee has been reduced for a limited time.

Delaware Days celebrates the Native Americans of the region

The sixth annual Delaware Days event will be at the Victory Assembly of God in Newcomerstown.

Gnadenhutten Library has much to celebrate in October

The Gnadenhutten Public Library's board of trustees are using the library's annual Book Month Block Party to celebrate some milestones.

Animal and Me equals shared opportunity

What happens when you mix people with disabilities with 4-H members and their animals? More fun than you can imagine.

Polar Express volunteer training begins Oct. 4

The Dennison Railroad Depot Museum will hold Polar Training at the Dennison Presbyterian Church for youth volunteers who want to be elves or dancing chefs and adults who would like to be Polar Express storytellers, storyteller assistants, train car hosts and Santa.

One Book, One Community selection promotes kindness

The Tuscarawas County Literacy Coalition's One Book, One Community project has chosen the number-one New York Times Bestseller, “Wonder,” by R.J. Palacio as its selection for 2017. Discussions of the book will be held through the end of October at various locations.

Tickets available for Miss Clayland Raffle

The Miss Clayland Scholarship Program is selling tickets for its annual Miss Clayland Scholarship Program Raffle.

Healthy Tusc aims to improve health

As a result of the 2015 Tuscarawas County Community Health Needs Assessment, the Healthy Tusc Task Force convened to select and create action committees to address four priority health needs: obesity, substance abuse, mental health and dental health.

Blessing of Pets at Trinity a part of Feast of St. Francis

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

TuscTalks Distinguished Lecture Series welcomes veteran astronaut

Dr. Scott E. Parazynski, a veteran of five Space Shuttle missions, a physician, an explorer and an entrepreneur, will give the inaugural TuscTalks Distinguished Lecture Series.

Ghost tours offered at Dennison Depot

The Dennison Depot Museum will host ghost tours.

Library to host Nonprofit Spotlight series

The Dover Public Library will host a new programming series called Nonprofit Spotlight with a different local nonprofit featured each time.

Fair ends on a hot note

The 2017 Tuscarawas County Fair ended with a combination of both generosity and heat.

Science fiction author to visit county library

Teen author Melissa Landers will be at the Tuscarawas County Public Library's main location for the final installment of the 2017 Visiting Author Series.

OSU Alumni scholarship applications being accepted

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

Monster Dash returning to 'Trumpet in the Land'

"Trumpet in the Land" will host its fourth annual Monster Dash.

'Dracula' coming to the hills of New Philadelphia

"Trumpet in the Land" will present "Dracula" at the Schoenbrunn Amphitheatre.

Animal and Me equals shared opportunity

What happens when you mix people with disabilities with 4-H members and their animals? More fun than you can imagine.

Drag racing event new at the fair

It was no drag at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds on Thursday night when a new drag racing event was held.

SEI to host Fall Food Truck Rally and Harvest Day Celebration

Starlight Enterprises Incorporated of New Philadelphia will present a major community event at their two locations in New Philadelphia with the Fall Food Truck Rally and Harvest Day Celebration.

Fundraising continues for new ice rink

The Build a Winter Dream committee will hold a Think Pink for the Rink Quarter Auction at Dover Memorial Hall to raise funds for the ice rink and Dover City Schools Relay for Life.

These boxes have carried their last bologna sandwiches

Jack Fisher of Bolivar has a collection of lunchboxes of more than 1,000 pieces, one that took over 20 years to assemble.

Tuscarawas County Fair features regional entertainment

The Tuscarawas County Fair's Country Music Blowout kept the grandstands rocking all night on Wednesday.

Ohio Swiss Festival celebrates rich culture

Since 1953 the village of Sugarcreek has hosted the Ohio Swiss Festival on the fourth weekend after Labor Day each autumn. This year's festival is approaching.

Sandy is looking for a quiet home

Sandy is a senior boy who is ready to find a quiet home. He is 11 years old but in excellent health.

Local man recovering from West Nile virus

Tuscarawas has its first probable human West Nile virus case of 2017 being reported by the Tuscarawas County Health Department.

Author to present program about local Swiss cheese history

The Dover Public Library will host author Glen Hammel as part of its Nights at the Round Table Author Series.

Utility assistance available for qualifying customers

HARCATUS is looking for PIPP Plus customers who have dropped off the program and cannot keep up with the monthly charges or are facing disconnection of service.

New Phila VFW announces scholarship program

New Philadelphia VFW Post 1445 will participate in the VFW's Voice of Democracy program in Tuscarawas County. All high school students in Tuscarawas County are able to participate with the opportunity to win scholarships.

Job-assistance programs offered at county library

This fall the Tuscarawas County Public Library System will offer three classes for people of all ages who are seeking employment and career help.

Film festival offers guests a unique experience

The inaugural Tuscarawas Valley Film Festival will screen independent movies on Thursday evenings for four consecutive weeks at the Quaker Cinema.

Bike & Brew event coming to Zoar

Tickets for the annual Bike & Brew in Zoar are on sale now with the event coming in October.

One of a kind quilt to raise money for 4-H

A unique quilt involving 4-H members will be auctioned off on Thursday at the Market Livestock Auction in the main show arena with a portion to go to the 4-H scholarship fund.

Mini mobile garden competition at fair adds fall flavor

A new competition for gardeners at the fair attracted five entries this year and greatly adds to the festive atmosphere of fair week.

BBB to host shred and E-cycle event

The Better Business Bureau will host a free community event for shredding and E-cycling.

First Care moves to Dover's north end

First Care, which has been located in the Oxford Center at Dover for many years, will be open at the Oxford location through Friday and then will open at 8 a.m. in its new location at 110 Dublin Drive in Dover.

Needlepoint class offered in Zoar

Historic Zoar Village will offer a basic needlepoint class in the Sewing House.

Reeves to open for free for Museum Day Live! event

The Reeves Victorian Home and Carriage House Museum will open its doors free of charge as part of Smithsonian magazine's 13th annual Museum Day Live! event.

'Love, Loss and What I Wore' to debut at TCCA

Scott Daniels reviews the Black Box Theatre Ensemble's production of “Love, Loss and What I Wore.” The show brilliantly ties the unfolding of the female experience to the clothes associated with each of life's key moments.

HealthyTusc to begin updated community health assessment

In 2015 the HealthyTusc coalition embarked on an unprecedented collaboration between Tuscarawas County agencies and organizations to develop the first-ever collective Community Health Assessment for Tuscarawas County. The final report was funded by eight local agencies and commissioned by 22...

Library to offer family game nights

Dover Public Library will have monthly family game nights.

Youth art classes set to begin

Fall classes for kids will begin soon at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts.

Memoir details surviving childhood leukemia

Matt Tullis, an Apple Creek native and leukemia survivor, wrote a memoir. He will launch it in Wayne County with a reading and book signing after the Akron Marathon.

Dennison Depot kicks off restoration of elite steam engine

After waiting for 20 years, Chesapeake & Ohio Steam Engine Number 2700, currently located on the east end of the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum, will finally undergo restoration.

Lauren Rennicker and Clayton Sprowl reign over 2017 fair

Lauren Rennicker of Dover and Clayton Sprowl of Port Washington will reign as queen and king of the 2017 Tuscarawas County Fair.

Programs designed for genealogy enthusiasts

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System has a lineup of programs for genealogy enthusiasts to attend.

Judging: Another opportunity to learn at the fair

Learning about their projects is not over at fair time. Feedback from the judges is one important way 4-H members continue to improve.

David Warther Carvings to participate in Museum Day Live!

David Warther Carvings will open its doors free of charge as part of Smithsonian magazine's 13th annual Museum Day Live! initiative.

TCPL to host Makerspace Mondays

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System will host MakerSpace Mondays at all five of the system's locations.

New 4-H projects help members grow

The results of the youth involved in the 4-H program will be on display at the Tuscarawas County Fair.

Fundraising with a touch of magic for community

Well-known magician Rick Smith, Jr will appear with a full Las Vegas-style illusion and variety show to raise funds for school projects this year at Dover High School's auditorium.

Local author to hold book signing

Author Becky Swartzbaugh will be at a book signing at the Dayspring Christian Bookstore in downtown New Philadelphia for her book, "Clare Bear."

Whoopi is the Cat of the Week

Whoopi is a 3-year-old domestic shorthair in search of a family who will give her a forever home. She is affectionate and enjoys being a lap kitty, and she gets along well with other cats.

Fun and safety are priorities at the fair

The Tuscarawas County Fair is approaching with numerous events, and planning has been taking place to ensure the event is safe for everyone.

The dirt on the dirt at the fair

A lot of work is put into arranging the dirt to keep the Tuscarawas County Fair events truly entertaining.

Dog show raises funds for K-9 officers

The Breitenbach Dog Show was held on Saturday, Sept. 9. All proceeds went to the Police K-9 Association of Canton.

Bike winner announced

The winning ticket for a Trek Verve Street and Trail bike, valued at $400, was drawn Wednesday, Sept. 6 at the Zeisberger Trail and Parks meeting. The raffle was part of a fundraiser for ZTAP, which realized $810 in proceeds from the project.

Nurse practitioner to serve individuals with psychiatry needs

Personal and Family Counseling Services has added Ketura L. Jackson, a certified nurse practitioner, to serve individuals with psychiatry needs.

Animal and Me show brings fairgoers of all abilities together

In its second year, the Animal and Me show at the Tuscarawas County Fair will provide a chance for people with and without special needs to have fun.

Public debate doesn't enter local re-enactment event

The Historic Zoar Civil War weekend, held the second weekend in September this year, is a biannual event attracting thousands of re-enactors, civilian presenters, area students and spectators wanting a peek into life in the 1860s. This year the weekend saw the restaging of the Battle of Antietam.

Child Passenger Safety Week raises awareness

Child Passenger Safety Week will aim to help parents choose the right car seats for their children and to teach parents how to use them correctly.

'Love, Loss and What I Wore' to premiere at TCCA

The local premiere of the award-winning drama, "Love, Loss and What I Wore," presented by the Black Box Ensemble Theatre, will debut at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts.

Wilderness Center holding annual birdseed sale

The Wilderness Center is holding its annual birdseed sale with discounted rates on a variety of seed selections.

Reeves to host 25th Vintage Style Show

This year the Reeves Museum will host its 25th anniversary Vintage Style Show in the Carriage House of the J.E. Reeves Home.

Theater troupe partners with Center for the Arts

The Black Box Ensemble Theatre announced its all-new theater season for Tuscarawas County and Southeast Ohio.

7 pools tested positive for West Nile virus

The Tuscarawas County Health Department has been conducting trapping for the culex species of mosquito throughout the summer in Tuscarawas County. TCHD was notified on Sept. 1 that seven pools of mosquitoes tested positive for the West Nile virus.

New sports added for Special Olympians

Three programs were added to the Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities including flag football, softball and pep club. With the addition of these sports, TuscBDD now offers 12 sports to local athletes.

Conservation initiative raises awareness about bird window strikes

Hundreds of millions of birds in the United States die each year as a result of window strikes. The Ohio Bird Conservation Initiative is working to raise awareness of this problem to help birds make it safely to their destinations during migrations.

Poster contest promotes kindness

All public libraries in Tuscarawas County are currently accepting submissions for the Kindness Poster Contest.

Fisher is ready to go home

Fisher is a shy 5-year-old cat who came to the Tuscarawas County Humane Society when he was found with a fish hook stuck in his mouth. Shelter staff removed the hook and treated his mouth. He has been neutered and brought up to date on shots and preventatives.

Ford and Lincoln vehicle Bonus Cash offer now available to Farm Bureau members

Ohio Farm Bureau members are now eligible to receive $500 Bonus Cash on new eligible Ford vehicles and $750 Bonus Cash on eligible new Lincoln vehicles.

Miss Clayland Pageant accepting applications

Applications are now available for the Miss Clayland Scholarship Pageant.

Even with zoning there are limitations

The Building and Zoning Department is designed to protect the health and safety of Dover residents.

Library to host 9/11 program

The Dover Public Library will host "I'm Not a Hero: Remembering 9/11."

Quarter auction to benefit ice rink in Dover

An approved budget, plan and location have all been decided upon for the Build a Winter Dream ice rink project. The first Team Spirit Quarter Auction is set in September to raise funds for the project.

Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion received opioid addiction training

The Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development's Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion programs welcomed Jody Salvo from the Carroll-Tuscarawas Anti-Drug Coalition for the monthly in-service training in August.

Camp Tuscazoar pig roast tickets on sale now

Camp Tuscazoar will host its annual pig roast fundraiser at the camp dining hall.

East meets West in new exhibit at arts center

A gallery reception for a new international exhibition featuring artwork created by artists from China and Ohio will be held at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts in New Philadelphia.

Zoar Fire Department's pancake breakfast scheduled

The Zoar Volunteer Fire Department relies on fundraisers like their pancake breakfast to fund the all-volunteer department.

Dennison Depot to hold auditions for 'Polar Express' train characters

The Dennison Railroad Depot Museum, operating its 18th year of Polar Train Rides, will vastly expand the cast of "Polar Express" this year in conjunction with Rail Events requirements. Auditions are approaching.

Stumptown Steam Threshers to host 55th show

The 55th annual Stumptown Steam Threshers Reunion and Show will be held at the Stumptown grounds.

Kiwanis to host health screenings

The 26th annual Dover-New Philadelphia Kiwanis Community Health Profile is scheduled.

Food bank event crowns new People's Choice chef and scores donations for hunger relief

The Akron Canton Regional Food Bank marked a major milestone in hosting the 10th annual Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton.

Writers' Guild hosts contest

The Tuscarawas County Writers' Guild is holding a writing contest with the topic, "Broken Crayons Still Color."

Charmed to host celebration of creativity and art

Charmed: Gifts with Meaning will have its first Coffee and Canvas event.

Original Production Troupe to perform 'One Night Only'

The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County Original Productions Troupe will present “One Night Only.”

Library to host variety of fall programs

The Dover Public Library will host a number of programs for the fall season.

Local workshop connects seed savers and plant breeders

To address the need for learning and to foster community among seed savers and plant breeders, a series of "Seed to Sustainability" workshops will be offered throughout the state with the first workshop in Wooster.

Annual dog show coming to Breitenbach

Breitenbach Wine Cellars will host its ninth annual dog show.

14th annual Old Construction and Mining Equipment Show set

The Ohio Valley Chapter of the Historical Construction Equipment Association announced the 14th annual Old Construction and Mining Equipment Show is approaching.

Message in a bottle: Lou McFadden's rare dairy collection to hit auction block in September

More than 400 of Lou McFadden's milk bottles and other assorted memorabilia will go up for auction. The McFadden milk bottle collection has grown to grand popularity and will have items for auction in the Kaufman Auction Center in Sugarcreek.

Storytime includes bilingual and special-need events

Fall storytimes will be offered at the Tuscarawas County Public Library System's Main Library as well as its Bolivar, Strasburg, Sugarcreek and Tuscarawas branches.

Insects are a guide to biodiversity

New Philadelphia High School science teachers Kip Brady and Jennifer Black led students deep into the forest at the Norma Johnson Center in search of termites for an insect project.

Kent State Tuscarawas 5K returns to Harry Clever Field

Registrations are being accepted for the 2017 Kent State Tuscarawas Alumni Association Glowway Run 5K.

Farm Bureau to offer free water tests for members

Farm Bureau members throughout Ohio can get free nitrate testing of their well water.

EAA Chapter 1077 will hold its annual pancake breakfast

EAA Chapter 1077 will hold its annual pancake breakfast as well as its lunch and fly-in.

Scenic 5K supports Canal Lands Park

The Tuscarawas County Canal Lands Development Committee will hold its 5K run/walk event with proceeds from the race directly benefiting the development and maintenance of the Canal Lands Ohio & Erie Towpath Trail in Tuscarawas County.

Organic Farming Conference coming in November

The third Organic Farming Conference will be a two-day event due to the increase in interest in organic farming, gardening and homemaking.

Annual hog roast benefits Hospice

Berner Trucking will host its annual hog roast to benefit Community Hospice.

Singer has mitten paws

Singer is a polydactyl cat who is about 2 years old and would do best as the only cat in a home. She is up to date on shots and spayed.

Helen Welch to perform show at Kent State Tuscarawas PAC

World-acclaimed singer Helen Welch will bring her new show, "Yesterday Once More: A Musical Celebration of the Carpenters," to the Kent State Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center.

ECOFA to host 'Birds in the Forest' program

The East Central Ohio Forestry Association will have Matthew Shumar to speak on the subject, "Birds in the Forest."

Teen Tuesdays to return to the library

Dover Public Library's Teen Tuesdays will return this fall with a series of five events inspired by Teen Read Week and funded by the 2017 Young Adult Library Services Association/Dollar General Teen Read Week Program Grant.

Union Hospital to hold free chronic disease classes

Professional nurses from Union Hospital's community health and wellness department will host a free six-week Healthy U Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.

The Tuscarawas Philharmonic Children's Chorus to begin its fall semester

The Tuscarawas Philharmonic will continue its year-round children's chorus under the direction of Laura Barkett. Rehearsals are approaching.

Dover woman wins steaks for a year

Pat Sippel, of Dover, wins Certified Angus Beef brand steaks for a year through a promotion at Buehler's Fresh Foods.

Art guild tours unique museum

Tuscarawas County Art Guild held their August meeting on the road when they visited the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home's Famous Endings Museum in Dover.

Locals and visitors become certified to teach tai chi

A grant from the Centers for Disease Control and the Ohio Department of Health funded a project to certify local teachers in the Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance program.

Interactive learning through demonstrations and hands-on activities

Public, private and home-schooled students will learn about life on the battlefield and the home front during Historic Zoar Village's Civil War School Day.

Volunteers sought for Gospel Jamboree

The 18th annual Gospel Jamboree will be at Camp Kaphar.

Spanish-American War to be topic of free speaker series

Fort Laurens will host its bimonthly Veterans Free Speaker Series event with a presentation about the Spanish-American War.

Ohio's largest Civil War re-enactment is at Zoar

More than 1,500 re-enactors will depict Civil War-era life on the home front and battlefield with a special recreation of the Battle of Antietam at Historic Zoar Village.

Bands to perform at preview show

The New Philadelphia High School Quaker Marching Band and the New Philadelphia High School Band Boosters will host the annual Tuscarawas County Band Preview in the Woody Hayes Quaker Stadium in Tuscora Park.

TuscBDD seeks to gain insight from survey

TuscBDD developed a community survey that is available online to people in Tuscarawas County to gain insight about how aware the community is of the board and the services it provides to people living with developmental disabilities.

Diversity is celebrated with upcoming art show

Maria Luz Garcia and her husband Jogendro Kshetrimayum will speak at an upcoming art show and competition at the Dover Library called Celebrating Hispanic Heritage in Dover and New Philadelphia.

Zoar Volunteer Fire Department receives improved Public Protection Classification

The Insurance Services Office announced that the Zoar Volunteer Fire Department has received an improved Public Protection Classification.

Organist to be honored at Sugarcreek

The Shanesville Lutheran Church will have a public celebration to thank Mary Sue Schlegel for her 60 years of service as their church organist and also for her many years of service to the community as a music educator.

Pedro is the Cat of the Week

Pedro is a 2-year-old tuxedo cat with a medium-length coat. He has a very long body, tail and whiskers and is affectionate. He is neutered and up to date on all his vaccinations.

United Way kicks off 75th campaign with Rock-N-Run

The United Way of Tuscarawas County invites area runners and walkers to participate in its ninth annual Rock-N-Run at the DoverPhila Federal Credit Union.

VFW Post 1445 in New Philadelphia has launched Operation Assist

VFW Post 1445 in New Philadelphia has launched Operation Assist, a fundraising effort to assist New Philadelphia elementary school teachers (grade K-5) in meeting the needs of their less fortunate students with school supplies.

Thomas earns scholarship

Kylie Thomas, a 2017 graduate of Tusky Valley High School, was the recipient of the Nellie Stockwell Memorial Grant in Aid.

Schoenbrunn offers new event

Historic Schoenbrunn Village will host native games, songs and stories at its Simple Songs, Stories and Games event.

Jericho Big Band to end season at Tuscora Park

Jericho Big Band will perform at the Tuscora Park Amphitheater in New Philadelphia.

Little Theatre opens season with children's classic

The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County will open its 2017-18 season with a cast of all children for its production of "The Velveteen Rabbit."

Zoar Fire Department's pancake breakfast scheduled

Zoar Volunteer Fire Department Inc. will host a pancake breakfast.

TVPPA's 54th show will feature the Ford family

Participants will be able to talk with owners and operators of equipment to learn more about the history of these vintage machines. There will be traction engines steamed up and working the farming equipment. All steam engines have been state inspected, and all operators have an Ohio boilers...

Lucas Bohn: Finding the funny

Comedian Lucas Bohn will perform “Lesson Plans to Late Night” at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas.

Zoar maintained a brewery for much of the communal settlement's history

Dr. Douglas Palmer, professor of European History at Walsh University, spoke about the history of alcohol consumption at the Zoar School House, where Lockport Brewery, the first new brewery in Tuscarawas County in more than 65 years, set up a tasting station upstairs for audience members afterward.

Local art to grace PAC program covers for a second year

Each artist will be featured separately throughout the year. The artists' bios will be printed inside the programs. In addition all five pieces of original art will be displayed in the PAC lobby for visitors to enjoy.

Agatha's past is a mystery

Agatha was abandoned at the shelter after having been shaved. She is one of the most affectionate cats at the shelter and is waiting for her new family.

Race to benefit Operation Christmas Child

The Ohio East Area Team of Operation Christmas Child is sponsoring a Family Fun Trail 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk at the Norma Johnson Center.

Race includes running, paddling and mountain biking

Camp Tuscazoar will host its first Tuscazoar Adventure Race. The race will begin at 9 a.m. at the camp. Participants will run about 6 miles for the first leg, paddle 4 miles on the Tuscarawas River for the second leg and mountain bike 7 miles to complete the race.

Reeves to host Jr. Fire Academy

The Reeves Museum will host its third annual Little Boys Adventure in the Carriage House of the museum. This program will promote understanding of the many ways the fire department protects and aids the community and will encourage trust and respect of local fire fighters. The Dover Fire Department...

Volleyball fundraiser underway

Dover volleyball will host a chicken barbecue fundraiser to help fund the 2017-18 season.

Camp Buckeye to hold annual pig roast

Camp Buckeye will hold its annual pig roast to help support the camping ministry. Dinner will include roasted pork, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, dessert and a beverage.

Poker run to benefit area animal shelters

The first Run for Shelter poker run is approaching and will raise funds for local animal shelters.

Pride Valley Force '02 provides a chance for young talent to grow

Pride Valley Force '02 traveling softball team out of Tuscarawas County worked its way into a top-16 finish in a mammoth field of 180 teams at the World Series in Columbus, Ohio.

Sport Fish Consumption Advisory is a resource for local anglers

Ohio anglers have a resource to determine the safety of eating what they catch in the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency's annual Sport Fish Consumption Advisory.

Fred Delphia to be honored at tribute event

Frederick Delphia will be honored with a special reunion tribute in Dover High School's auditorium and cafeteria.

New Phila band fundraiser will save you money

New Philadelphia High School's Marching Quaker Band members are having their annual band discount card sale.

Food Truck Fest adds wine tasting and yoga

The Dennison Railroad Depot Museum System will host its third annual Jammin' Food Truck Fest in the lower level of Historic Schoenbrunn Village.

Library to take Mobile STEAM Lab on the road

This month the Dover Public Library is launching a new service for area schools and groups with its first Mobile STEAM Lab.

Reeves to host a 'Teddy Bear Picnic'

The Reeves Museum will host its annual Little Girls' Tea with the theme of “Teddy Bear Picnic.”

Greco season finale will include new selections

The Dominic Greco Concert Band will conclude the 2017 summer concert season at Tuscora Park.

Schoenbrunn to hold auditions for fall production

Historic Schoenbrunn Village will hold auditions for this year's production of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” for children and adults.

Bugaboo is the Cat of the Week

Bugaboo has been at the Tuscarawas County Humane Society for three and a half months. She is an affectionate cat, approximately 2 years old and would be a great addition to any loving home.

Woman of the Year nominees accepted

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

Kodachrome Babies to perform in Orrville

The Kodachrome Babies, made up of sisters Hannah Hubbard and Mallory Gerstacker of Tuscarawas County, will perform at Orr Park as a part of the 30th annual Orrville Performing Arts concert series.

Local leadership group is seeking speakers for youth event

Leaders of Tomorrow, under the umbrella of Leadership Tuscarawas, is seeking requests for proposals to speak at the fourth annual Leadership Summit to be held at the Performing Arts Center of Kent State Tuscarawas.

'Kids Caring for Community' program touches the lives of seniors

Nearly a dozen children from preschool to fifth grade gathered at Hennis Care Centre in Dover as part of their summer reading project at Dover Public Library.

Book sale helps support capital campaign

The Friends of the Dover Public Library will hold their annual book sale. Thousands of books, audio books, DVDs and other items will be available for a donation to the Friends of the Library.

Library to provide protective eyewear for eclipse viewing

The Dover Public Library will provide free glasses for members of the community in preparation for the total solar eclipse that is approaching.

Every dog has his day at annual fundraiser

Fun for the whole family will be emphasized during the Wayne County Humane Society's August fundraiser, Paws in the Park Pawty.

Millersburg to host Antiques in the Alley

Antiques in the Alley is an outdoor antique show located throughout Historic Downtown Millersburg, where people can shop for antiques, furniture, collectibles, new and old yard and garden accents, glassware, flowers and plants, kitchen items, and just about everything in between.

Dover Public Library to host OSU football author

The Dover Public Library will host author Robert J. Roman as part of its Nights at the Round Table author series.

Golf outing funds Pathway to Wellness

Wilkshire Hills Golf Course will host a benefit golf outing to raise funds that will directly benefit Pathway to Wellness.

Learn the fundamentals of pie baking

The Dover Public Library will host a program called The Art of Pie with home economist Ruth Burky to instruct participants on the fundamentals of making pie.

Give them a sign: They can't help if they can't find you

First responders provide advice on how to help them provide assistance in times of need.

Pie contest open to amateur bakers

Members of the community are invited to participate in Pie in the Library: A Community Pie Contest at the Dover Public Library.

Tuscarawas County Agricultural Society seeks fair sponsors

The Tuscarawas County Agricultural Society will present a Fair Sponsorship Program, available for businesses or individuals.

On the road to helping coffee growers one cup at a time

Morgan Darr, who at age 19 is the founder of the Salt + Light Coffee Co., is planning a fall trip to Haiti to meet coffee farmers, plant trees alongside them and hear their stories as a part of her vision of a company that helps create a more sustainable way of life for coffee farmers.

Passport to Fishing program brought to new audience

Rural Action and Starlight Enterprises Inc. brought Passport to Fishing to Tuscora Park on July 10. Other Passport to Fishing events are approaching.

Writers' Guild seeks submissions

The Tuscarawas County Writers' Guild invites people to share their story, fiction or creative nonfiction, in a short story writing contest.

Literacy Coalition to host shred event in Dover

The Tuscarawas County Literacy Coalition will host a document-shredding and destruction event in the parking lot of First Federal Community Bank.

Seed library continues to grow

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System's seed-lending library is available.

Darkness is waiting for her family

Darkness is a 6-year-old short-haired cat with a shiny black coat who is front declawed and likes to be petted. She does not like dogs, but she gets along with other cats.

Gospel Jamboree seeking singers for program

The 18th annual Gospel Jamboree will be at Camp Kaphar in Uhrichsville. Singers may reserve a spot in the program.

Dover Public Library to host StoryWalk-athon

The StoryWalk-athon is part of the library's Kids Caring for Community Summer Reading Program and is a fundraiser for a local family.

ECOFA welcomes scenic river manager

The East Central Ohio Forestry Association's Matthew Smith will speak about the Ohio Scenic Rivers Program during a free public meeting, which will be at the Dover Public Library.

Big Latch On supports babies, moms and families

In recognition of World Breastfeeding Week and the Global Latch On, the Breastfeeding Coalition of Tuscarawas County and the Tuscarawas County Health Department WIC Breastfeeding Program are taking part in the global celebration to raise awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding.

Art guild meeting featured self-taught artist

The Tuscarawas County Art Guild's July meeting featured artist Jane Hazell of Tippecanoe. Guild President Bill Koch made numerous announcements of things to come for the guild.

I-77 to be restricted overnight between Strasburg and Bolivar

Nighttime work to restrict Interstate 77 next week.

Sidewalk sale highlights downtown businesses

The New Philadelphia Business and Community Association announced that the 63rd annual downtown New Philadelphia Sidewalk Sales are approaching.

Historical Society to offer trail tours

The Tuscarawas County Historical Society will conduct free guided tours of the Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail at Zoar.

Trumpet cast to perform a classic and a new musical

Members of the cast and crew of “Trumpet in the Land” will present Neil Simon's classic comedy “The Odd Couple” and the new Ray Roderick musical, “The Rat Pack Lounge."

Fundraiser benefits medical missions

A fundraiser dinner at Dutch Valley Restaurant will raise funds for medical missionary work through Medical Ministry International.

Host families sought for exchange students

There are many exchange students representing several nations who are waiting for host families in the United States, and East Central Ohio represents an ideal spot for them to gain an understanding of Middle America.

Symposium brings Quantrill back to Dover

This program is made possible in part by Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Funds awarded to expand Emergency Food and Shelter Programs

Under a federal appropriation from Congress to the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program, Tuscarawas County has been awarded funds of $10,864.

Little Theatre auditions for 'Play On!' scheduled

Auditions for the comedy “Play On!” by Rick Abbott will take place at the Little Theatre.

Fertilizer certification workshop planned

Farmers who apply fertilizer to more than 50 acres of land to crops grown primarily for sale are required by the Ohio Department of Agriculture to be certified, and the Tuscarawas County office of Ohio State University Extension will offer a certification workshop.

Tuscarawas Pioneer Power Association to host Dover Steam Show

The 54th annual Tuscarawas Pioneer Power Association Dover Steam Show will be in Dover at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds.

Boron takes silver in Taekwondo competition

Daniel Boron, a Taekwondo athlete from Full Force TKD/NexGen Taekwondo, competed at the USAT National Championships in Detroit, Michigan, winning the silver medal.

New Phila seeks support for bike rack

The New Philadelphia Business and Community Association has joined with Healthy Tusc to promote an active lifestyle in New Philadelphia by sponsoring a bicycle rack sculpture for the downtown. The NPBCA is asking for community support for this effort.

Large senior seeks home

Garfield is a large, older cat who came to the shelter when his human passed away. He is a quiet cat in search of a family who will provide a loving home for him during his golden years. His adoption fee has been sponsored.

Community baby shower invites new and soon-to-be moms

The Tuscarawas County Health Department has been selected as a recipient of an infant safe sleep mini grant through Baby 1st Network to purchase giveaways for a community baby shower.

Programs provide bike helmets and education to students

Kindergarten students at several area schools receive helmets each spring as part of a safety program sponsored by EmergiMed Inc. at Union Hospital. Fourth-grade students in Dover also earn helmets as part of a bicycle safety poster creation contest sponsored by Dover police officer James E.

Rally aims to raise awareness about addiction

Tuscarawas County Anti-Drug Coalition and Newcomerstown Community Action Network have partnered to host the second annual Tuscarawas United Addiction Awareness Rally at the David Barber Civic Center in Newcomerstown.

East Holmes 12U falls to Tusc. County in district semifinals

It took a little while for Tusc. County's bats to get going against East Holmes starter Nolan Yoder, who rolled through the first two innings, striking out three and not allowing a hit, but the game's turning point came in the third inning.

Greco Band has 2 upcoming concerts

The Dominic Greco Concert Band under the direction of Frederick Delphia has two upcoming concerts in Sugarcreek and Dover.

Writer's Guild welcomes guest speaker

The Tuscarawas County Writer's Guild will have its monthly meeting with author Marlene C. Miller to speak.

Mid-Summer's Night Art Affair reaches 15-year milestone

The Mid-Summer's Night Art Affair is one of the year's most anticipated shows at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts in New Philadelphia and is approaching.

HEAP Summer Cooling Program offers assistance

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

Talent, tenaciousness and coffee fuel cartoonist

Douglas Laubacher is on the way to being a nearly full-time cartoonist while also teaching cartoon classes.

Trinity offers diabetes support group

Trinity Hospital Twin City will host a free diabetes support group meeting in its second floor St. Raphael Conference Room.

Brick by brick: Local church to break ground on expansion

LifeBridge Community Church in downtown Dover is growing in numbers and expanding its space.

Ream recognized for years of service as he retires

Jack Ream stepped down from head of the Greater Dover-New Philadelphia Food Pantry's board of directors. He was recognized on Thursday, July 6, and he has plans for new ways to help others.

Petite Ella waits for her family

Ella is a 2- to 3-year-old tabby who is in search of a loving family. She is spayed and up to date on all her vaccinations and enjoys being petted.

New date for Zoar Harvest Festival

This year's Harvest Festival date was moved to accommodate the growing number of visitors, antique dealers and artisans who come to the area and stay overnight.

Food Truck Fridays returns to New Towne Mall

New Towne Mall will hold its second Food Truck Friday event on July 14, offering locals the opportunity to come together and enjoy a variety of food options all in one place.

Butterfly Exhibit returns to Norma Johnson Center

Fran LeMaster's traveling butterfly exhibit by “All A Flutter” has been a huge hit at the center for the last couple of years. This free exhibit allows visitors to step inside the enclosure and view several native Ohio butterflies up close and personal.

Low-cost health checks available at Mako's

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

School supply ministry helps area families

The event will include carnival games outside to entertain children while they wait in line until the doors open at 9 a.m. There will be snacks for children who arrive early and coffee for parents while waiting in line.

YMCA selects new CEO

The Tuscarawas County YMCA announced the selection of Tiffany Foxx as the new CEO.

Flintknapper to demonstrate at Roscoe

Steve Kitchen from Wooster will return to Roscoe Village to demonstrate flintknapping and answer any questions.

BCC welcomes new principal

Matt Fockler comes to Buckeye after serving as the Newcomerstown High School principal for the past four years. He also previously served as assistant principal and principal at Dover Middle School.

Dennison family creates display to honor vets

A display honoring the military has been added to a pond on Wolf Run Road in Dennison by a local family.

Trinity recognizes volunteers

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

Library to host Northeast Ohio Rocks! program

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System will mark the one-year birthday of Northeast Ohio Rocks! by hosting three separate hide-and-seek programs.

Reeves to host Ice Cream Social

New this year, Starlight Art on High will have products and art available for purchase on the front porch of the house. Dover Public Library also will set up an activity tent.

Library to host program about Grandma Gatewood

The Dover Public Library will host a program on Emma Gatewood, legendary Ohio hiker who was known as Grandma Gatewood, in the library's community room.

Wilderness Center offers something for all ages

The Wilderness Center will host a number of learning events. For those interested in learning how to live more sustainably, The Wilderness Center will hold a day-long permaculture symposium on Saturday, July 22.

Art Guild members share stories and art

The Tuscarawas County Art Guild's June meeting focused on the members sharing their works of art with special stories to go along with them.

New Phila sophomore to attend Interlochen

Adam Exley, 14, of New Philadelphia has been accepted and will attend Interlochen Arts Camp.

Family shares experience of life with cerebral palsy

The Dover Public Library's Story Walk-a-Thon is approaching along with some smaller fundraisers, at which donations can be made to help defray some of the costs of travel for Nevaeh Beal's treatments for cerebral palsy.

Golf outing benefits Harbor House

The annual golf outing is vital to ensuring Harbor House has the resources to meet the needs of women and children in the Tuscarawas Valley who are survivors of domestic violence or are recovering from addiction.

Are you game? Teams sought for Corporate Cup

The Rotary Club of Dover will host the 2017 Tuscarawas Valley Corporate Cup at Crater Stadium and Dover City Park.

Coach trip to Gnaden and Goshen is free

As a follow-up to the Indian Salli Schrock Reunion, organizers have scheduled a coach trip to Gnadenhutten and Goshen Indian sites.

'Revolution on the Tuscarawas' returns to Fort Laurens

Fort Laurens will host its annual "Revolution on the Tuscarawas" Revolutionary War encampment and re-enactment.

First Town Days Talent Show is first rate

The competition was fierce at this year's annual First Town Days Talent Show in Tuscora Park as area performers heated up the midway stage on Sunday, July 2.

Local beekeepers sweeten up lives in Northeast Ohio

Michael and Natalie Carr are co-owners of Small Batch Honey Company in New Philadelphia. Marion and Joseph Yoder are owners of Shepherd's Market in Big Prairie. The Carrs, Yoders and other local beekeepers produce raw honey.

100-mile ride included in addiction-awareness rally

The Tuscarawas United Addiction Motorcycle Challenge Ride and Addiction Awareness Rally are scheduled during the month of July in Dover and Newcomerstown.

Humane Society welcomes new director

Haley Predragovich is the new director at the Tuscarawas County Humane Society after taking over the position on June 19.

Race to Save Face raises awareness and funds

The Race to Save Face is an annual event that raises money and awareness for a disease that is so excruciatingly painful that it is known as the suicide disease.

Winners announced in 4-H demonstration contest

The 4-H demonstration competition is an elective that offers members the opportunity to polish their public-speaking skills and a chance to represent their county at the Ohio State Fair.

Right on point: Artisan uses age-old technique

Kevin Noon is a full-time sharpener and will spend a day at Local Roots Market & Cafe in Wooster.

Explore the night sky at the library

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System will provide an opportunity for residents to explore the night sky at its Main Library.

Dover sophomore earns high score on engineering exam

A Dover High School student is the first sophomore at the school to achieve the highest score possible in the end-of-year principles of engineering exam.

Tea celebrates powerful women of the 18th century

During the open-house-style program visitors will sample teas and desserts from each woman's home nation. The museum will open for tours both before and after the event.

Harbaugh ends launch week in Holmes and Tuscarawas counties

After an eight-day launch week with 30 scheduled events, Ken Harbaugh made a stop in Holmes County before heading to Tuscarawas County where he spoke to several dozen residents at an event hosted by the Tuscarawas County Democratic Party.

Watoto Choir to perform in Millersburg

Watoto Children's Choir will perform at NewPointe Community Church at its Millersburg campus.

Amelia: Hardship hasn't broken her spirit

The Tuscarawas County Humane Society’s most urgent need is financial assistance to go toward the cost of continued care for a puppy named Amelia.

American Legion to host Memorial Day services

Memorial Day services, sponsored by Homer Weiss Post 494 of the American Legion of Sugarcreek, have been scheduled.

USW to host Bike Safety Day

Riding a bicycle safely is the theme for this year’s Bike Safety Day, which will be at the United Steelworkers Union Hall Local 2737 in Dover.

Apple Creek couple starts aquaponic business

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

Petros to speak about wrongful death at book signing

The Catholic Commission-Wayne, Ashland, Medina, Wooster Interfaith Justice Group and Behind Bars and Beyond invite the public to “A Conservative Journey against the Death Penalty: The Reality of Wrongful Convictions in Ohio.”

Emmy and Grammy winners headline 2017-18 PAC season

The 2017-18 season schedule was revealed at a special event for Performing Arts Center members. The upcoming season was tailored using feedback received from a survey of ticket purchasers.

Legacy Church seeks vendors for yard sale

Legacy Church in New Philadelphia will host multiple yard sale vendors, crafters and independent sales reps.

Classic Cruisers Car Show is one more reason to enjoy Millersburg Antiques in the Alley

Millersburg Antiques in the Alley celebration throughout Historic Downtown Millersburg will take place along with the inaugural Classic Cruisers of Holmes County Car Show, which will be in the parking lot behind the Holmes County Chamber of Commerce building.

One of the true giants of fundraising to present roundtable in Orrville

The public is invited to attend a seminar from one of the giants of fundraising, Henry B. Freeman, Ph.D., as he shares his experience from over 35 years in advancement.

Celebrity Spelling Bee benefits Literacy Coalition

The seventh annual Celebrity Spelling Bee to benefit the Tuscarawas County Literacy Coalition is set to be at Kent State University at Tuscarawas in the advanced science and technology building.

Volunteers sought for annual riverfront cleanup

A riverfront cleanup day is scheduled, the latest of several such efforts along the Tuscarawas riverbank in Dover.

Day of Caring brings companies together for volunteer work

More than 100 volunteers from area companies spent the day working throughout Tuscarawas County at historical and tourism sites, trails, and area nonprofit organizations during the United Way Day of Caring.

Chocolate Walk celebrates downtown merchants

The second annual Chocolate Walk in downtown Dover will raise funds for a large four-sided bronze clock to be placed on the square downtown.

Presentation will explore the intrigue of eclipses

Dr. David Hurd will give a presentation on the intrigue of eclipses and the basics behind them at Kent State Tuscarawas.

Volunteers recognized at Community Hospice breakfast

Community Hospice hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast on Saturday, April 22. Around 150 volunteers from all counties made the trip to the Carlisle Inn in Walnut Creek to participate in a breakfast buffet and short program of events.

Tick-bite prevention is essential to slow the spread of Lyme disease

Tick season is already in full force in the region, and Lyme disease is transmitted to humans and animals through the bite of infected ticks.

24th annual Dandelion May Festival celebrates all things dandelion

The Dandelion May Festival will allow participants to see, taste and enjoy dandelions at Breitenbach Wine Cellars, held in the Roadhouse Amphitheater adjacent to the winery.

Library to host used book sale

The Friends of the Tuscarawas County Public Library will host a used book sale at the Main Library in New Philadelphia.

Dover Public Library to host first Beautiful You event

Dover Public Library's Beautiful You program will have speakers, pizza, live music, manicures, activities for kids and something for women of all ages.

Local teen builds his own marimba

The upcoming Wayne County Mini Maker Faire, which will be the first for Wayne County, is an opportunity for people like Jon Michel, who made his own marimba with the help of his dad.

Kent Tuscarawas University Band to present a concert

With a theme of "A Suite Celebration," the performance will include a variety of marches, chorales, cinematic works, dance suites and a ballet transcription.

Art Guild has a host of shows coming up

The Tuscarawas County Art Guild will have members displaying art work for numerous upcoming events.

Buckeye trees planted near Quaker Stadium for Arbor Day

New Philadelphia City officials, high school football team players and band members gathered Thursday morning, April 27, the day before Arbor Day, to pay homage to Woody Hayes Quaker Stadium's history and namesake as two buckeye trees were planted, one at each end of the stadium.

Depot Museum to hold summer intern program

High school and college students can join the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum as summer interns.

Antique Motorcycle Ride begins and ends in Sugarcreek

The first Antique Motorcycle Club of America's Buckeye Chapter and Motor Maids Ride will begin and end at the Dutch Valley Restaurant in Sugarcreek.

Historical Society welcomes new Hall of Distinction inductees

The Dover Historical Society held its 59th annual meeting at the Tuscarawas County Senior Center in Dover to recognize the Class of 2017 honorees inducted into the society’s Hall of Distinction.

David Apsley to speak at ECOFA meeting

East Central Ohio Forestry Association will meet at Dover Public Library on May 3 at 7 p.m. David Apsley, natural resources specialist at the Ohio State Extension, will speak on "Rate of Return on Your Trees, Monitoring Growth and Price Trends."

YMCA opens doors for Healthy Kids Day

“Healthy Kids Day is a national initiative of the YMCA,” said Steph Wills, organizer of the event at the YMCA in Dover. “It's estimated that 1.2 million kids will be engaged in the same activities at the same time at more than 1,600 YMCAs in the United States.”

World Tai Chi and Qigong Day comes to Dover

World Tai Chi and Qigong Day will be celebrated at Dover Park by the pond. Individuals who have studied tai chi will gather at the park to share their tai chi practice.

Voters to decide several issues on May 2 ballot

Tuscarawas County residents have several issues on the ballot for the primary elections.

'Man Who Came to Dinner' gets rave review

Writer Scott Daniels gives a review of the Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County's "The Man Who Came to Dinner."

Dottie is ready for a family

Dottie is about a year and a half and has the cutest markings. She loves attention and gets along well with other cats.

Derby-themed event benefits Depot Museum

The Dennison Railroad Depot Museum will host its second annual Bourbon & Bling Gala at the Z Barn in the Valley in New Philadelphia.

Leadership Tuscarawas is accepting applications for the next course term

Leadership Tuscarawas, the well-regarded local training program to develop community leaders, is accepting applications for the 2017-18 course term.

Author says life is about learning, growing and changing

Doug Brown is an acclaimed skateboarding professional and motivational speaker with a new book.

Union Hospital program can help smokers quit

The WorkWell workplace wellness staff at Union Hospital will help all smokers who want to kick the habit by offering free classes during the next several months.

Students to participate in Math Tournament

The East Central Ohio Educational Service Center announced the 2017 Math Tournament at Buckeye Career Center is approaching. The Math Tournament is a two-day event for students grades 5-8.

Buckeye Career Center’s 40th annual open house is approaching

Buckeye Career Center will host its open house while celebrating its 40th anniversary of training junior and senior high school students for a variety of careers.

Little Theatre to present ‘Man Who Came to Dinner’

Little Theatre will present "The Man Who Came to Dinner."

UH Auxiliary’s Tea in the Garden set for April 22 at Dover

The Union Hospital Auxiliary will have its annual Tea in the Garden in the Tuscarawas County Senior Center at Dover.

Community Hospice benefit at Sugarcreek United Methodist Church

Community Hospice's Ham and Chicken Buffet will be at Sugarcreek United Methodist Church. Meals at this annual fundraiser are purchased by donation.

Chili cook-off benefit at Beach City church

Beach City First Lutheran Church will hold a chili cook-off fundraiser at the Beach City Fire Station. All proceeds will benefit the First Lutheran Church.

Deadline for B-WISER summer camp is April 20

The deadline for the Buckeye Women in Science, Engineering and Research summer camp for girls is approaching.

Power to retire after more than 30 years in education

Tuscarawas Central Catholic Junior/Senior High School is currently seeking applicants for the principal position. After more than 30-plus years of working as a principal, Scott Power is set to retire.

Abandoned Val is ready for a new home

Val is a 9- or 10-year-old female long hair Tabby. She was abandoned for a few months. She has a very loving personality, is very smart and doesn't mind other animals.

Dennison Railroad Depot Museum receives award

Dennison Railroad Depot Museum has been named a Standout in Ohio Tourism in the April 2017 edition of OhioTraveler.com.

Tuscarawas Philharmonic performance with pianist Orion Weiss

The Tuscarawas Philharmonic will have pianist Orion Weiss join them for their Rhapsody in Blue! performance at the Kent State Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center.

Center for the Arts to host Student Computer Designed Art Exhibition

Kent State University at Tuscarawas and the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts are sponsoring the 13th annual Student Computer Designed Art Exhibition at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts.

The Wilderness Center celebrates Earth Day

The Wilderness Center will celebrate Earth Day with a fundraiser, a chipped-timed 5K run and a 1-mile run/walk. In addition there will be a full day of family events.

Dover Historical Society to induct Hall of Distinction Class of 2017

The board of trustees of the Dover Historical Society announced they will induct the fourth class of the Hall of Distinction at their annual meeting.

Self-publishing workshop offered

The Massillon Museum will offer an afternoon workshop with author JoAnn Shade to walk aspiring authors of age 18 and older through the process of self-publishing.

Local teens participate in Ohio Youth in Government

Tuscarawas County YMCA teens attended the 66th Annual Ohio Youth in Government State Assembly in Columbus.

BCC students assist Zoar Community Association

Buckeye Career Center students are again helping to provide electricity to vendors at the various Zoar Community Association festivals and events throughout the warmer months.

Tom Ryan to headline OSU Alum Club meeting

Ohio State head wrestling coach Tom Ryan will be the guest speaker at the Ohio State Alumni Club of Tuscarawas County's annual membership meeting at the Factory Street Pub & Grill.

Performing Arts Camp open to musicians and singers

The Tuscarawas Philharmonic will host its fifth annual Performing Arts Camp this June at the Kent State Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center.

Golf outing benefits Alumni Legacy Scholarships

Kent State University at Tuscarawas is sponsoring the 16th annual Scholarship Golf Outing at Oak Shadows Golf Club.

Volunteer Connect Fair connects nonprofits with volunteers

Volunteer Leaders in Action will offer adults, students and groups interested in volunteering a chance to connect with area not-for-profit organizations at the Volunteer Connect Fair at J.I.M.'s Place in New Philadelphia.

Hearing to discuss use of Title XX Social Services funds

A hearing on the proposed use of Title XX Social Services funds for the two-year period from Oct. 1, 2017, to Sept. 30, 2019, will be held in New Philadelphia.

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

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

Free lecture to feature noted professor of biology

P. Dee Boersma will present a lecture at the 13th biannual Pelican Lecture at the College of Wooster's Gault Recital Hall of Scheide Music Center.

Learn to swim: Lifetime exercise and an important life safety skill

The Tuscarawas County YMCA in Dover offers a range of swimming classes for all ages and skill levels. Open enrollment in swim classes for YMCA members and the public is approaching.

Fort Laurens will host talk on Moravian Missions in Tuscarawas County

The next free speaker event at Fort Laurens is approaching with Seth Angel to lead the discussion.

York Elementary students learn about disabilities

Children at York Elementary in New Philadelphia spent a day immersing themselves in the experiences of others who must overcome various disabilities as part of their learning process. The day was part of ongoing efforts as part of Disabilities Awareness Month in March.

Dover Library to host Poetry Night

The Friends of the Dover Public Library will host their annual Poetry Night in the Dover Public Library community room.

Stock up on baked goods for Easter

Trinity Hospital Twin City's united volunteer auxiliary will host a bake sale at the First National Bank of Dennison and at the hospital lobby.

Rural Action to host 2 riparian workshops

Rural Action will host riparian workshops in partnership with Carroll and Tuscarawas Soil and Water Conservation Districts.

Titanic story brought to life at living history event

In observance of the 105th anniversary of the sinking of the legendary R.M.S. Titanic, the Dover Public Library will host a special program.

Callie is the Cat of the Week

Callie is a friendly 7-year-old girl who does well around other animals. Her adoption fee is $40.

Bargain Balcony Sale will benefit radio station

The all-volunteer-run DNP 102.3 commercial-free radio station in downtown Dover will host an indoor garage sale and silent auction fundraiser.

Upward participants raise funds for soccer balls

For the past three years the local Upward Cares program has partnered with Operation Christmas Child. The 2017 season concluded with basketball players and cheerleaders raising a total $6,700 for soccer balls by participating in a shoot-a-thon.

Students and alumni take the stage for spring production at Kent State Tuscarawas

"The Air Loom," the Kent State University at Tuscarawas 2017 Spring Student Production, is coming to the Performing Arts Center.

Buckeye Career Center prom

Buckeye Career Center prom court poses for a picture together.

Heritage Wall celebrates rich history of hospital

Trinity Hospital Twin City will hold a special blessing and dedication ceremony of its new Heritage Wall display.

Greco Band announces rehearsals

The Dominic Greco Band will begin rehearsals for the 2017 summer concert season in the Dover Middle School band room.

Parkinson’s Boot Camp coming to Dover

Dr. Benjamin Walter will bring Parkinson's Boot Camp to Dover at the First United Methodist Church.

Salvation Army to host pancake breakfast fundraiser

The Dover-New Philadelphia Salvation Army will host a pancake breakfast fundraiser with a free Easter egg dash following the breakfast.

Movie event will benefit proposed ice rink

The Build a Winter Dream volunteer committee is still working toward its vision of an ice rink in Dover City Park and have partnered with Quaker Cinema in New Philadelphia and Geib Funeral Home for an upcoming event.

Initiative aims to provide bikes for residents in need of transportation

Friends of the Homeless of Tuscarawas County has partnered with New Pointe Community Church in Dover for a bicycle purchase. The local church has started a GoFundMe campaign to help the shelter purchase bicycles for transportation needs.

Bargain Balcony Sale to benefit local radio station

The all-volunteer-run WDNP 102.3 commercial-free radio station in downtown Dover will host an indoor garage sale and silent auction fundraiser at the studio. The Bargain Balcony Sale and Silent Auction is still accepting donations of new or used items.

Medals just icing on the cake for exchange student

Semuede Andreis wanted to learn a new culture and English, but along the way he also claimed state titles in the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard freestyle, making him the first state champion for New Philadelphia High School since 1940.

Trumpet Singers honor Elvis in revue

Trumpet in the Land will present its 13th annual Music Revue in the Schoenbrunn Conference Center. Trumpet Singers will honor Elvis Presley.

Say hello to Sox

Sox is a 10-year-old senior who is declawed and very chatty. She gets along well with other cats and would love a home she can call her own.

Buckeye Career Center names Students of the Month

Two Newcomerstown residents have been recognized as Students of the Month for March at Buckeye Career Center: Brent Bryant and Mark Grewell.

Author Julie Warther to speak at StoryWalk event

The public is invited to attend an author and illustrator reception at Dover Public Library's StoryWalk. This free event will feature poetry by local author Julie Warther as well as illustrations by Dover High School art students.

Trio from the University of Mount Union to perform in New Philadelphia

The faculty piano trio from the University of Mount Union will give a performance at the First United Methodist Church in New Philadelphia.

Volunteers honored at annual volunteer dinner and awards ceremony

Volunteers of the Dennison Depot, Historic Schoenbrunn Village, and Uhrichsville Museum of Clay Industry and Folk Art gathered for the annual volunteer dinner and awards ceremony on March 20.

Koch joins Community Family Health Center as nurse practitioner

The Community Family Health Center has announced the addition of Shannone Koch.

Prom attendees must take a Breathalyzer test at BCC

Buckeye Career Center's prom is approaching. Each prom attendee will be required to take a Breathalyzer test before entering.

Artists welcome to attend workshops

Over the next three months the Coffee Club Painters will hold a free still life workshop, a pastel workshop and a plein air outing.

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.



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