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.
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.
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.
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.
The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas was recently awarded the 2016 Ohio SBDC Customer Satisfaction Recognition at the November OSBDC Statewide Conference in Columbus.
The Dover and New Philadelphia Rotary Clubs are joining together this fall to create a new 5K run to raise funds for the New Philadelphia Quaker Club, the Dover Tornado Club and other school support projects and scholarships.
Over the summer Kennedy Allen gained recognition that enabled her to join others from across the United States in furthering plans to become a doctor by attending a Congress of Future Medical Leaders event near Boston.
Billy Ballenger has been through the pitfalls of youth, and poor decisions led him to a life of crime. However, he found his way and since being released from prison has built Break the Grey into a powerful program that has touched countless lives of youth nationwide. He will present at Dover High...
This year the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum will present its 10th Lucille Nussdorfer Tuscarawas County Woman of the Year Award. A $250 scholarship will be awarded for the purchase of college textbooks to an essay winner. The deadline is Sept. 23 at 4 p.m.
The Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas will feature the work of four local artists in the printed programs for performances throughout the season, which runs from September 2016 through June 2017.
The Tuscarawas County Veterans Service Commission, the Ohio Department of Veteran Services and the Small Business Development Center at Kent State Tuscarawas will host a veteran-friendly employer training on Friday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Kent State Tuscarawas Science and Advanced...
Three community members have been named to the Tuscarawas County University Branch District Board of Trustees and the Tuscarawas County University Foundation at Kent State University at Tuscarawas: Darlene Finzer of Stonecreek, Nicole Zesiger of Dover and Michael Davis of New Philadelphia.
Union Hospital has announced the award of the seventh annual UH TECH scholarship to Brent Keating of Dover. UH TECH stands for Teens Exploring Careers in Health Care, and Union Hospital staff plans the program and conducts an annual Career Camp each winter.
Brenda Stephens, formerly of Dover and now of Los Angeles, California, is currently at work on her doctorate degree, but the long road to educational success began when she found her school career going badly in second grade at St. Joseph Elementary School in Dover.
A fundraiser for the Book Hound Scholarship is planned for Friday, Aug. 12 at 6 p.m. at the Gnadenhutten Public Library, 160 N. Walnut St. in Gnadenhutten in memory of Murphy, a therapy dog most loved.
Registrations are being accepted for the 2016 Kent State Tuscarawas Alumni Association Glowway Run 5K, presented by Geib Funeral Home and Crematories. Open to the public, the 5K run and 1.5-mile fun run/walk will be held Sept. 17 at Harry Clever Field in New Philadelphia.
Near the end of this past school year a large contingent of Garaway High School students and adult advisors piled into two school vans and a truck and drove to Virginia, where they set forth on a lengthy trek along the Appalachian Trail.
At Baltic Elementary School, part of the Garaway Local School District, the library went unchanged for decades, but a $30,000 library renovation was paid for with money raised privately and through grants.
Kent State Tuscarawas appointed three new administrators including an interim assistant dean, a director of the associate of applied science in the veterinary technology program and an assistant director of enrollment management and student service, a new position at the college.
Kent State University at Tuscarawas has been officially accepted into the United States Collegiate Athletic Association. Beginning this fall semester the campus will offer men's and women's basketball and cross country, men's golf, and women's volleyball and bowling. Wrestling and soccer are among...
As part of the Dover Public Library's Summer Reading Program children in the community are invited to read off their overdue fines. The library will waive 50 cents from a child's overdue fines for every 15 minutes they read in the library"s Children's Room.
As part of its continuing community educational outreach, EAA Chapter 1077 at Harry Clever Field in New Philadelphia will bring the Red Tail Squadron to their location June 24, 25 and 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
The Hunger Doesn't Take a Vacation report released recently by the Food Research & Action Center found that modest growth from 2013 to 2014 in the percentage of eligible children participating in the Summer Food Service Program in Ohio was erased in 2015.
The Canal Dover Association through a combined effort with the Dover Exchange Club, Dover Rotary and Classic Glass Corvette Club provided every third grader in the Dover City School district with a distress whistle.
New Philadelphia East Elementary announced recently the school has been named as a Leader in Me Lighthouse school by Franklin Covey Co. This recognition comes because the school has achieved outstanding results in school and student outcomes by implementing The Leader in Me process.
Many young bicycle riders around the Tuscarawas Valley will have proper head protection this spring and summer thanks to two programs managed through Union Hospital. Kindergarten students at several area schools receive helmets each spring as part of a safety program sponsored by the physicians at...
The Indian Valley Foundation recently held their fifth annual Scholarship Recognition Banquet on Monday, April 25 at Indian Valley High School in Gnadenhutten. A total of 22 scholarships totaling $14,800 were awarded to graduating seniors.
Outstanding faculty members and community members were recently acknowledged at Kent State University at Tuscarawas. The campus recognized three community members for their accomplishments, and two professors were acknowledged for their teaching excellence.
Students in Lindsay Nicholson¿s guitar class at Tuscarawas Central Catholic High School took their talent on the road. The high school students visited Immaculate Conception¿s Prekindergarten class and shared their talents and love for music.
Four graduating senior students from the vocal and piano studio of Melanie Winn of New Philadelphia will present a varied program of music during their senior recital Monday, May 23, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Dover Alliance Church located at 228 E. Third St., Dover.
The East Central Ohio Educational Service Center facilitated middle school shadowing events at Buehler's in New Philadelphia, Dover Hydraulics, Tuscarawas Soil and Water Conservation District, and Valley View Veterinary Clinic. A total of 39 students from Carrollton, Claymont, Conotton Valley,...
Fort Laurens Museum is planning to present an 18th century tea service for guests, representing what it was like to enjoy tea time in the U.K. during the lead-up to the American Revolution. The event will be in Bolivar May 21 at 2 p.m.
Kerry Egler-Whytsell, assistant vice president at First Federal Community Bank National Association in Dover, was among 22 bankers from across Ohio who recently graduated from the 2015-16 Bank Leadership Institute at the Ohio Bankers League.
The Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities recently held a provider partner meeting, a gathering for the area agency and independent service providers to launch a collaborative effort to provide training and share best practices.
Buckeye Career Center students participated in various statewide skill events the end of April at the SkillsUSA State Championships and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America State Leadership Conference. More than 60 BCC students competed in a variety of events with some being recognized...
Attend Historic Zoar Village's Free Speaker Series May 7 for a presentation highlighting the life of Phillis Wheatley, the first African-American female and slave poet to publish a volume of poems in Colonial America. Living history performer Sandra Quick will portray Wheatley.
The New Philadelphia Kiwanis Club is a service organization dedicated to serving and building up the local community. The club recently awarded 17 scholarships of $500 each to local students for a total of $8,500. The winners of the Kiwanis Scholarships for the 2016-17 school year are: