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Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Maple Grove Manor 's charity yard haunt will benefit St. Jude's Children Hospital

A charity yard haunt to benefit St. Jude's Children's Hospital will be held at Maple Grove Manor in East Canton, 5275 12th St. NE, East Canton. This will take place Sept. 21 through Oct. 28, on Thursdays 7-9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 7-10 p.m.; and Oct. 29 through Oct. 31, 7-9 p.m.

Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Talk Of The Town

CANTON SOUTH Helen Trompower 330-484-5293 Happy anniversary to Karl and Lisa Hookway, Dennis and Kay Jacob, Carl and Wendy Busnick, Matt and Nancy Pendleton, and Dave and Pam Trompower.

Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Area drug coalitions speak at Pike Twp. meeting

Several area activists visited the Aug. 7 Pike Township meeting. LeeAnn Vukovitch and Edie Putnam from the Sandy Valley Drug Awareness Coalition, and Karen Jepsen from Drug Free Stark County, talked about the drug problems prevalent today.

By Nancy Collier Press-news Writer
Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Osnaburg Local Schools to kick off new year with open house Monday

Osnaburg Local Schools will begin its school year on Wednesday, Aug. 23 with the students first day. An open house on Monday, Aug. 21 will kick off the occasion at East Canton Elementary and East Canton Middle School, 4-6:30 p.m. Important dates to remember are: Aug.

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Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Third raccoon in Stark positive for rabies

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will be dropping bait for raccoons with early oral rabies vaccine from aircraft and helicopters southeast from Louisville to Waynesburg across Stark County's eastern border. The U.S.

By Robert Wang Gatehouse Media Ohio
Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Water-rate hikes concern some residents

A cool glass of water and a warm bath are becoming noticeably more expensive in East Sparta, at least to some residents who are expressing outrage.

By Malcolm Hall Gatehouse Media Ohio
Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Local school supply lists available online

Parents from local schools have a new tool in their back-to-school bag of tricks this year as all of their school's supply lists are now posted on TeacherLists.com.

Lamb, Civelek named pageant winners
Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Lamb, Civelek named pageant winners

There were six contestants in this year's Sandy Beaver Canal Days pageant held Aug. 11 at the Magnolia Bandstand. Winner of the Junior Canal Days is Emily Civelek of East Sparta. Civelek is involved in cheerleading, cross country, softball, track and theater student council.

Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley Local Schools to hold open house Aug. 21

Sandy Valley Local Schools has announced its back to school schedule. On Monday, Aug. 21, Open House will be held for Grades 1-3 at 5 p.m. and Grades 4-5, 7-8, 10-12 at 6 p.m. Food Prices: Breakfast Free for all students; Lunch PK-5 $2.60; Lunch MS/ HS $3.00; Extra Milk $0.

Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Meals on Wheels

Local nutrition sites for Meals on Wheels are North Industry Christian Church, 425 45th St., Canton; Indian Run Manor, Waynesburg; Louisville Paradise United Church of Christ, 619 E. Main St. Louisville, OH 44641; and Canton YMCA, 231 Sixth St. For more information, call 330-832-7220.

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Jann Coates wins Best of Show at Canal Days
Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Jann Coates wins Best of Show at Canal Days

The seventh annual Canal Days Photography Contest was held this past weekend, with 21 photographers entering 60 photographs. These entries were judged by Greg Donahue, Mallory Boyd, Mallory Bair-McCrea, Justin McCrea, and Lori Sprang.

Winners announced at Sandy Beaver Canal Days
Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Winners announced at Sandy Beaver Canal Days

Winners of the 2017 Sandy Valley Race awards at the Sandy Beaver Canal Days for the 1k kit and the 2k on Aug.

Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Helping Hands Network to participate in ACME program

Helping Hands Network will once again be participating in the ACME Community Cash Back charitable program. Last year Helping Hands received $151.82 through this program. Participation is easy, shop at an Acme Fresh Market grocery store between Aug. 10 and Dec.

Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Growers worry Ohio will miss deadline for medical marijuana

Ohioans were promised medical marijuana would be available by September 2018, but that legal deadline is in jeopardy because the state is taking so long to review the applications of potential cultivators.

By Andrew Keiper Gatehouse Ohio Media
Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Belvoir remains topic at council meeting

Belvoir Street was a topic at the Aug. 7 East Canton council meeting. The road dead ends into a gate, preventing access to Osnaburg Local Schools property. Residents are concerned about vehicles that need to turn around once they reach the gate.

By Donna Robinson Press-news Writer
Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Stark County Library News

East Canton Branch 330-488-1501 eastcanton@starklibrary.org Women's Memoir Club, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 11 a.m. until noon. Everyone has a story to tell. Discuss how to bring your memories to life to share, save, and create a family legacy. TeensCREATE, Thursday, Aug.

Bird is the Word shirts on sale now
Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Bird is the Word shirts on sale now

The Sandy Valley choir boosters are taking orders for the popular "Bird Is The Word" t-shirts. The shirts come in sizes youth to XL for $10, and 2X-3X for $12. Order forms can be found in the elementary and high school offices, and the deadline to order is Sept. 15.

Pioneer Festival
Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Pioneer Festival

Danielle Palaski (from left), Verity Palaski, both of Magnolia, and Skylar Skinner, of Canton, make peach pies during the Ghandenhutten Pioneer Festival. Visitors enjoyed a pre-1840 pioneer encampment, arts and crafts and other activities.

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The Bluffs to open in late September
Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

The Bluffs to open in late September

A public grand opening celebration will be held on Sept. 27 for The Bluffs, an alcohol and drug treatment facility housed in the former Atwood Lake Resort & Conference Center.

By Jon Baker Gatehouse Media Ohio
Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Ohio turns to tech to battle opioid crisis

Ohio has taken another step toward awarding $20 million in grants in hopes of transforming ideas into technology to combat opioid addiction and overdose deaths.

By Randy Ludlow Gatehouse Ohio Media