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Perfect doughy pizza, flavorful wings and rolls at Camellone Italian American Cuisine

CANTON — Tucked in the plaza with the National Beauty College across the street from Raisin Rack sits Camellone Italian American Cuisine. The shop is set up mainly for carryout orders but does offer limited seating. My husband, Austin, and I visited on a Sunday evening to pick up a carryout order. We arrived a little early, so we hung out and watched while they finished our order. The workers were friendly and fast. ...
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Man dies after fall while using chainsaw Sunday

GNADENHUTTEN — A man was pronounced dead at a Canton hospital after being injured by a chainsaw when he fell from a ladder while cutting a tree limb Sunday morning, according to Chief Steven M. Wright of the Arrowhead Joint Fire District. Donald W. Braun, II, 66, was pronounced dead at the Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital emergency room, according to the Stark County Coroner's Office. ...

Man Falls, Dies from Injuries

A Sunday morning call related to a fall victim had Arrowhead Joint Fire District EMTs responding to Miller Road, in New Philadelphia. They responded around 9am and were advised through central dispatch that the 64-year-old male patient fell from a ladder while using a chainsaw and that he had been injured.
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Avowed antisemite arrested again; Aug. 30 hearing set

Matthew Paul Slatzer, an avowed antisemite, has been arrested again. Slatzer, 38, of Canton has been charged with criminal trespass and disorderly conduct, both fourth-degree misdemeanors. He was arrested Aug. 7 by Stark County sheriffs at a Stark County campground at Springwood Lake Camp Club at 7373 Sherman Church Road in East Sparta, 130 miles northeast of Columbus.

Carnation Festival Fishing Derby lures big crowd of youth to Silver Park

Young fishermen and fisherwomen got busy Sunday at Kidwell Lake in Silver Park and enjoyed a morning of competition during the Greater Alliance Carnation Festival Fishing Derby. Participants were divided into age groups to compete for prizes that included such items as fishing equipment and bicycles. The annual event drew a large crowd of children who took part, and a huge crowd of people who sat on the banks of Kidwell Lake to enjoy the scene on a pleasant morning. Later in the day, crowds headed to Glamorgan Castle for the festival's annual Pump-in & Muster and the Kick Off Parade, which featured Alliance-area first responders blasting their fire truck horns and sirens to a crowd along Union Avenue. The parade also featured high school marching bands along with cheerleading squads. Check out photo galleries from Sunday's Fishing Derby and other Carnation Festival events at

The Monday After: Tomboys in 'flapper' clothing

Flappers and flapper-style attire found a friend in Canton a century ago. When the blazing summer sun was heating up activity in the city's parks 100 years ago, and girls started making athletic appearances in loose-fitting flapper clothing, Roy R. Bobbitt, physical director of the YMCA, came to their defense.

K9s and a 5K: Flash Dash and Doggie Fest return to KSU Tuscarawas

NEW PHILADELPHIA — Kent State Tuscarawas Alumni Association & Geib Funeral Home and Crematory are partnering for the Flash Dash 5K-9 run and 0.5-mile fun run/walk at the Tuscarawas campus, 330 University Drive NE on Sept. 10. Participants can compete in the traditional timed run or walk individually or bring a well-behaved dog to join them in the contests. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Race time is 10 a.m.