This restaurant in North Canton, Ohio offers an all-you-can-eat buffet on SundaysIsla ChiuNewsBreak Contributor
Woman comes home from vacation unable to reach her husband and what the police discover is shockingPublic Safety UnleashedNewsBreak Contributor
A 77-year-old man put his dukes up challenging thief armed with a knife who was attempting to rob himPublic Safety UnleashedNewsBreak Contributor
This popular chain is celebrating the grand opening of its new location in Canton, Ohio next monthIsla ChiuNewsBreak Contributor
Inmates get a surprise raid in the county jailPublic Safety UnleashedNewsBreak Contributor
Report, body cam footage released from fatal I-70 charter bus crash
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – A report and body camera footage released by the state are shining a light on what happened earlier this month when a chain reaction crash killed three high school students and three adults in Licking County. A report from the Ohio Department of Public Safety shows the 2019 Freightliner semi-truck was […]
Carrollton's Great Trail Festival: A Celebration of Heritage and Folk Art
Carrollton, Ohio, is the proud host of the annual Great Trail Festival, a dynamic celebration of American Folk Art, with a particular focus on 18th-century crafts and traditional music. This festival is not merely an event but an exuberant tribute to the artistic legacy of historical America. The festival site comes alive with the Storybook Craft Village, where artisans exhibit their unique crafts, and visitors are treated to the sounds of Scottish pipers and traditional dancers, creating a captivating atmosphere for all ages.
Local highway patrol post selects 2023 trooper, dispatcher of the year
NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) (Nov. 27, 2023) – We should know in the next few weeks if the New Philadelphia Highway Patrol Post’s end-of-year award recipients are in the running for statewide honors. The post’s Trooper of the Year for 2023 is Alex Carroll, and Dispatcher of the Year...
Leesville, Ohio: A Cradle of Valor in America's Heartland
Nestled in the serene landscape of Carroll County, Leesville, Ohio is a village with a profound legacy. It is the birthplace of Robert Maynard Murray, a World War II Medal of Honor recipient whose story draws history and war enthusiasts to this tranquil setting. Though modest in size, Leesville stands tall in the hearts of Americans, honoring the valor of one of its own, a man who embodied bravery and sacrifice during a pivotal time in world history.
Homeworth, Ohio: A Tale of Identity and Transformation
In the rolling landscapes of Columbiana County, Ohio, the small community of Homeworth holds a distinctive place in the state's history. Founded in 1830 and originally named Winchester, it was a time of expansion and settlement across Ohio. However, the name Winchester was not exclusive to the area, leading to confusion with another town of the same name located in Brown County. To resolve this, in 1840, the name was changed to Homeworth, reflecting both the aspirations of the community and its desire for a distinct identity.
Amsterdam, Ohio Celebrates the King of Cool: The Annual Dean Martin Festival
Each June, the city of Amsterdam, Ohio, dons the glitz and glamor of Hollywood's golden age to celebrate its Annual Dean Martin Festival, a tribute to the legendary Dean Martin. Born in nearby Steubenville, the 'King of Cool' is remembered with a three-day festival that resonates with fans nationwide. From Rat Pack dinner shows to a parade on Dean Martin Boulevard, the city becomes a nostalgic canvas, painting Martin's legacy with every event, including a memorial mass and karaoke contests at The Spot Bar.
Dover to See Road Closure
Motorists are asked to use caution as work will take place on East Ohio Avenue/County Road 80. The City of Dover reports that the roadway will be closed between Tremont Street and Cross Street starting on Tuesday. Crews will grind and pave in that area and weather permitting, the project...
Central Ohio Group Honors Tuscarawas Students and Staff Killed in Bus Crash with Memorial Crosses
Witness the heartfelt tribute by a Central Ohio group to the Tuscarawas students and staff tragically killed in a bus crash. The group, typically focused on First Responders, crafted crosses as a memorial, evoking strong emotions within the community.
East Ohio Avenue in Dover closing Tuesday for four days
DOVER − East Ohio Avenue / County Road 80 will be closed between Tremont Street and Cross Street beginning Tuesday for grinding and paving. The paving is expected to be completed by the end of the day Friday, weather permitting. Detours will be posted. Access to homes located in the area will be maintained.
Abandoned Ohio coal mines leave holes in the landscape and the economy. A government program aims to fill them
The newest recreational area of Friendship Park in eastern Ohio’s Jefferson County is situated between acres of rolling farmland and a big lake. The sloping hill there has just been revegetated with native plants, two different types of restored wetlands, pollinator plots, even a bat roost. The oasis is...
SOUTHERN SURGES IN THE FINAL FRAME TO GET THEIR FIRST WIN
SALINEVILLE OH- In a compelling season opener, Southern secured a strong home win against East Liverpool with a final score of 56-50. The game was closely contested throughout, with Southern trailing by 2 at halftime and 3 after the 3rd Quarter. However, a decisive final frame, where Southern outscored their opponents 19-10, sealed the victory.
Maple not seeking re-election as Jefferson County commissioner
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio — Jefferson County Commissioner Dave Maple announced Monday he will complete his current term which expires in 2024 and will not seek re-election. This will bring his almost two-decade long journey to a close. Maple said it's time to start a new chapter of his life....
Dillonvale, Ohio: A Portrait of Historical Resilience and Small-Town Charm
Hidden within the landscape of Jefferson County, Ohio, Dillonvale stands as a picturesque emblem of historical depth and community pride. Originally settled as Annadelphia in 1816, it was the establishment of the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway in 1889 that infused life into the village, prompting a name change to honor the influential John Dillon, a local landowner whose legacy is intricately tied to the town's identity. With a population of just 589 souls according to the 2020 census, Dillonvale encapsulates the essence of small-town America, its narrative woven into the fabric of the region's storied past.
WJER/Indian Valley FFA Toy Drive is coming soon!
The WJER/Indian Valley FFA Toy Drive to benefit Share-a-Christmas is Wednesday, December 6th from 7am to 6pm. Drive through the WJER parking lot at 646 Boulevard in Dover with donations of new toys or monetary contributions. Your gifts will make the holidays brighter for local families. Indian Valley FFA students will unload your car so you can stay warm. The first 100 cars will receive a special coupon from our local McDonald’s! Remember, every donation helps kids right here in Tuscarawas County! Whether it’s one toy, or a collection from your school or office, it will all provide a wonderful holiday for our local youth!
Today the gas price is close to $2.89 in Lisbon as of 2023-11-27. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.250, a week ago the price is $3.308 , according to AAA.
Carrollton Local, Connor Rutledge: From High School Student to Respected Nurse at Aultman College
Connor Rutledge, a former high school student from Carrollton, Ohio, has become a nursing professional at Aultman College. He first visited the college in 2019, where he was impressed by the practical activities, learning experiences, and the college's connection to Aultman Hospital. The bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program and a discussion with Aultman College President Dr. Jean Paddock led him to enroll.
Kensington Receives National Blue Ribbon Award
ROCKY RIVER, Ohio - Kensington Intermediate School received its National Blue Ribbon Award at the 2023 Recognition Ceremony on November 16. KIS was one of 353 schools nationwide to earn the prestigious National Blue Ribbon Schools award and one of just 19 schools in Ohio to earn the award this year,
Louisville-area man dies following crash that closed U.S. Route 62 for 4 hours
NIMISHILLEN TWP. − A Louisville-area man died Friday after his vehicle and a semitruck collided at the intersection of U.S. Route 62 and California Avenue. Christopher L. Brogan was driving a 1994 Honda Civic north on California Avenue just before 11 a.m. Friday when his vehicle was struck by a 2022 Freightliner Cascadia commercial semi-tractor. The semitruck, driven by Vishavpal Singh of Jamaica, New York, had been traveling east on Route 62 and was towing an...
Join us for Storytime & More | Family: Ignite a Love for Reading in Your Child
Clear your calendars, folks! The much-anticipated Storytime & More | Family event is just around the corner. Happening on Wed, Nov 29 from 10am to 11am, this fantastic gathering will take place at the Stark Library - East Canton Branch, located at 224 N Wood St, East Canton, OH.
Alliance, Sebring, Minerva holiday events set this week
Residents of the Alliance area will have plenty of chances to get into the Christmas spirit this weekend. Events in Alliance, Sebring and Minerva will include free fun for families and community tree lighting events. And don’t miss the parade in Sebring. Starting the celebration will be First Friday...