Natalie Holbrook discovered her career path after announcing a basketball game at school
GNADENHUTTEN − Natalie Holbrook discovered her love for media, communications and photography during her four years at Indian Valley High School, where she is currently a senior. These experiences prompted her to major in digital media production at the main campus of Kent State University this fall.“I was first asked to start announcing girls basketball games my freshman year. A teacher at the time, James Herman, taught me how to announce and after hearing me broadcast my first game, he encouraged me to join Braves Nation Communication team. At the time Braves Nation Communication was not involved much because of...
News of public record: Tuscarawas County restaurant inspections
The following are restaurant inspections with critical violations, as conducted by the Tuscarawas County Health Department from Feb. 12 to 16. Feb. 12 Moose Lodge #707, 490 S. Tuscarawas Ave., Dover. Time/temperature controlled for safety (TCS) foods such as meatballs, sliced cheese, coleslaw, and baked potatoes were not marked with their date of preparation...
IV Superintendent: All safe after threatening message discovered in bathroom
MIDVALE – Indian Valley administrators are taking some extra precautions after a threatening message was found scrawled on a bathroom stall door at Midvale Elementary School Thursday morning. The message said, “I will bring a gun.”. Superintendent Ira Wentworth says Principal Ryan Wells and law enforcement from the...
Ohio 2023 Concealed Carry Report released: What do the local numbers look like?
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Attorney General Dave Yost today issued Ohio’s annual report on concealed handgun licensing, showing that a total of 90,582 permits were issued in the state in 2023. According to the statistics reported, county sheriffs issued 15,581 new licenses and 75,001 renewals. Permit holders who wish...
Newcomerstown News: Ian Morrow selected as outstanding high school teacher of the year
Newcomerstown High School Principal Grant Fauver recently described Ian Morrow as a respected teacher and coach, and tremendous asset to Newcomerstown schools, regarding Morrow's recognition. Morrow was recently honored as the Newcomerstown district’s Outstanding High School Teacher of the Year by Coalition of Rural and Appalachian Schools at Ohio University...
Coroner's report: Overdose deaths decrease in Tuscarawas County in 2023
NEW PHILADELPHIA ‒ Tuscarawas County saw a decrease in overdose deaths in 2023, while there has been a slight rise in suicides in recent years, according to a report released by Tuscarawas County Coroner Dr. Jeff Cameron. There were 14 overdose deaths in the county in 2023. The number of those deaths has been decreasing since 2021, he said. ...
Today the gas price is close to $3.13 in Gnadenhutten as of 2024-03-02. 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 Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Union Local Holds Garaway
MORRISTOWN,OHIO (WTRF) – Union Local held off Garaway to grab Division III East Sectional Championship. The jets carried a 22-16 lead into the half on their way to a 52-49 win. Union Local advances to the District semifinal where they will meet Martins Ferry next Tuesday at River.
New coordinator sought for yearly scarf distribution
NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) (March 1, 2024) – The leader of the Scarf Project is planning to take a step back. Toni Kaltenbaugh is looking for someone to take her place coordinating the program that culminates with a communitywide ‘scarf bombing’ each November. The 77-year-old says she’s not unwell. She just wants to make sure the effort outlives her.
Indian Valley to Hire New Volleyball Coach
Indian Valley has named a new volleyball coach for the 24-25 season, Kaitlyn Gilbert. Coach Gilbert (formerly, Kaitlyn Dunlap) was a standout athlete at Tusky Valley where she was 1st team All-Ohio and went on to play for Urbana University setting many program records. She has worked as an Intervention...
Man indicted on murder charges in Youngstown killing
A New Philadelphia man is facing murder charges for a Jan. 22 shooting death on the South Side.
News of public record: Guernsey County restaurant inspections
The following are restaurant inspections with critical violations, as conducted by the Guernsey County Health Department from Feb. 12 to 16. Feb. 13 Wendy's of Cambridge, 1708 Southgate Parkway, Cambridge. Cooked, diced eggs had with a date mark indicating they were placed in the unit to begin thawing on Feb. 2. Cheese slices was...
Fatal accident in Coshocton County
COSHOCTON, Ohio—The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a two vehicle accident that claimed the life of a Heath man. Authorities said at 10:23 AM Thursday the Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call in reference to an injury accident on SR 16 near the N. White Woman intersection, in the city of Coshocton.
🚧 Traffic Alert: U.S. Route 22 Closed in Harrison County Due to Crash 🚧
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Eastern Ohio. A traffic disruption has occurred in Harrison County, Ohio, as a section of U.S. Route 22 has been closed in both directions approximately 0.6 miles beyond Bakers Ridge Rd, at mile marker 19.9. The closure is the result of a crash. As of now, the estimated time for reopening the route is unknown. Motorists are advised to seek alternative routes and stay updated for any further announcements regarding the situation. For more information and updates, please follow the provided link: https://t.co/k442vpOGsa.
Experience Nightlife: The 4 Unmissable Pubs in New Philadelphia
In this article, we're exploring four exceptional pubs in New Philadelphia. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Drive-by shooting suspect sentenced
NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) (Feb. 27, 2024) – The driver in a shooting case out of New Philadelphia will be serving at least 13 years in prison for his involvement in that incident and an armed robbery he was accused of committing with one of the victims. Riley Adams will...
“Butch” arrested in Ohio after allegedly murdering roommate in another state
GUERNSEY COUNTY, Ohio — A man known as Butch was arrested in Ohio after he allegedly murdered his roommate and left the state. Guernsey County Sheriff Jeffrey Paden announced on Tuesday, February 20, that a man was taken into custody at a Buffalo home after a short standoff with law enforcement. Paden says investigators from […]
Hot dogs, cool cats: Adoptable pets from Tuscarawas County Humane Society Animal Shelter
Sean, a 2-year-old neutered male, is among the cats available for adoption at the Tuscarawas County Humane Society Animal Shelter, 1432 Tall Timber Road NE in New Philadelphia. He has been at the shelter since March 5, 2023. Sean takes time, like many cats, to warm up to new surroundings. He enjoys attention from people. He would do well as an only cat, or with the proper introductions and time to decompress, he has potential to do...
Union Local edges Tusky Valley in district semifinal thriller
GNADENHUTTEN — Once, maybe twice out of ten, is how many times Union Local head coach Lou “Scooter” Tolzda figured his Jets might be able to take down No. 2 seeded Tuscarawas Valley. Fortunately for those Jets, Wednesday night at Indian Valley happened to be just such...
Tuscarawas County roundup: Church will honor couple for grief counseling work
Church to honor couple for grief counseling work DOVER − Grace Lutheran Church will honor the Rev. Doug Gregory and Dr. Sonji Gregory with the Community Partner Award for their free grief counseling work with the Tusky Valley community since December, during the contemporary service at 5 p.m. March 9. For more information,...