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What to know before replacing home flooring
Mar 24, 2017 10:00 AM

What to know before replacing home flooring

(StatePoint) Whether you are building a new house or making upgrades on a current home, there is a lot to consider when it comes to flooring. It's important to keep in mind that the choices available have changed in recent years. Here are some things to know.

Four tips to flip the switch to a more beautiful home
Mar 24, 2017 10:00 AM

Four tips to flip the switch to a more beautiful home

(StatePoint) The average home has 45 light sockets which means you probably have more light bulbs than just about any home product, and yet the lighting aisle can still be a daunting place.

Smart kitchen upgrade ideas to help you save time
Mar 24, 2017 10:00 AM

Smart kitchen upgrade ideas to help you save time

(StatePoint) Most home cooks want the flexibility of preparing complicated meals with ease and convenience. However, even those with a deft culinary hand may be limited by their tools, space and appliances.

A simple spring cleaning checklist
Mar 24, 2017 10:00 AM

A simple spring cleaning checklist

(StatePoint) It's the time of year to roll up your sleeves and do some spring cleaning. Experts point out that it's helpful to streamline the tools you use to do the job and the tasks you seek to accomplish.

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Mar 24, 2017 10:00 AM

United Way hosts women's event

United Way of Greater Stark County's Women United will host an informational networking event for women only on Thursday, May 11, from 5:30-9 p.m. at La Pizzaria, 3656 Dressler Road N.W., in Canton.

Mar 24, 2017 10:00 AM

Homes in disrepair turned over to the prosecutor

When Pike Township trustees met in regular session March 20, Zoning Inspector Sharon Perrine reported two problem house cases are being turned over to the prosecutor. One on Newmont, and another on Bowmont, are collapsing. Both will probably be bid for take down.

By Nancy Collier Press-news Writer
Mar 24, 2017 10:00 AM

March 26 concert honors Zoar Village's 200 years

The Tuscarawas Philharmonic will join with Historic Zoar Village for an afternoon gala and concert to honor the 200th anniversary of the founding of Zoar on Sunday, March 26, at the Kent State Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center. Beginning at 1 p.m.

Mar 24, 2017 10:00 AM

Waynesburg solicitor outlines roles of mayor, police chief

WAYNESBURG -- During its March 13 meeting Waynesburg Village Council was updated by Solicitor John Anthony of the roles of the mayor and police chief. The discussion followed a 20-minute closed door session, during which council discussed personnel issues.

By David Hutton Press-news Writer
Study shows that 32 percent of senior citizens live alone in East Canton
Mar 24, 2017 10:00 AM

Study shows that 32 percent of senior citizens live alone in East Canton

The term "elder orphan" was coined 30 years ago and brought back to use by geriatrician Maria Carney, M.D. to describe an elderly person whom lives alone with no family around to help care for them or check on them. According to the 2010 U.S. Census on seniorcare.com, East Canton is home to many.

By Thomas Clapper Press News Assistant Editor
Mar 24, 2017 10:00 AM

Fire chief details response times for Mapledale fire

Sandy Township -- Amid speculation over response times for a recent structure fire, Mohawk Valley Joint Fire District Chief Jim Marraccini detailed response times to the fire March 8 in the 8800 block of Mapledale Ave. SE.

By David Hutton Press-news Writer
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Mar 24, 2017 10:00 AM

Sandy trustees OK truck repairs

SANDY TWP. -- Sandy Township trustees on Monday approved repairs to a Ford F-350 dump truck for the Road Department. Trustees agreed to pay $1,200 to replace the leaf springs and helper springs on the truck. Superior Spring & Alignment Co. at 5131 Southway St.

By David Hutton Press-news Writer
Mar 17, 2017 10:00 AM

East Canton cleanup event is set for April 29

The Village of East Canton will hold its spring cleanup event Saturday, April 29. All trash must be bagged, bundled or boxed and set at the curbside by 6 a.m. that day.

Zoarexhibit travels U.S.
Mar 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Zoarexhibit travels U.S.

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. promoting the historic site as a successful example of living history.

Sandy Valley presents 'Fiddler on the Roof'
Mar 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley presents 'Fiddler on the Roof'

Sandy Valley Drama Club will present "Fiddler on the Roof" this Friday and Saturday, March 17-18, 7 p.m.; and Sunday, March 19, 2 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 330-866-9371, extension 3227 or by emailing Brenda Schreffler at b.schreffler@svlocal.org.

Mar 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Osnaburg Township Cemetery toget turn around

Brian Lowery asked for the Osnaburg Township Trustees to sign a form giving their permission to allow an area in the cemetery to be used as a turn around as that would make it easy for visitors to turn around and not need to possibly run over a grave site. All agreed and signed.

By Donna Robinson Press-news Writer
Mar 17, 2017 10:00 AM

East Canton garage sale is May 12-13

The Village of East Canton will hold its 11th annual garage sale Friday and Saturday, May 12-13, from 9 a.m. 5 p.m. Village residents are encouraged to participate by having sales at their homes or by shopping at area sales and businesses. No garage sale permit is needed for this event.

Mar 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Birth announcement

Nora Elizabeth Schmucker was born on Nov. 17. She is the daughter of Madalyn Hostettler and Caleb Schmucker of Wooster. Maternal grandparents are Matt and Beth Hostettler of Wooster, and paternal grandparents are Joel and Juanita Schmucker of East Canton.

Mar 17, 2017 10:00 AM

East Sparta hydrants flushed this month

Hydrants in East Sparta will be flushed by the water department during the weeks of March 20-24 and March 27 -31. Flushing will be done during daytime hours and possibly into the evening.

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Windy conditions spread large fire
Mar 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Windy conditions spread large fire

Mohawk Valley Joint Fire District, Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department and the Great Trail Fire District of Malvern responded to a fire on Mapledale Ave. S.E. on March 8 that was called in at approximately 9:05 p.m.

Mar 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Heating assistance available

HARCATUS Tri-County CAO and Ohio Development Services Agency want to remind Ohioans that heating assistance available to eligible households through the Home Energy Assistance Winter Crisis Program will end March 31.