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Sep 23, 2016 10:00 AM

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East Canton Branch 330-488-1501 eastcanton@starklibrary.org Women's Memoir Club will meet Sept. 27 from 11 a.m.-noon. A teen's create after school program will meet Sept. 29 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. The program is for students in grades 6-12.

Richard Herstine celebrates 90th
Sep 23, 2016 10:00 AM

Richard Herstine celebrates 90th

Richard G. Herstine celebrated his 90th birthday Sept. 11. He was born in East Sparta and lived in Waynesburg for 68 years. He's been a resident of Sandyville for the past 16 years. His two daughters are Judy Hoover and Penny (Tom) Soehnlen.

Sep 23, 2016 10:00 AM

Resident group shows support police levy

SANDY TWP. A group of local residents have developed a Facebook page supporting Issue 41, the police levy for Sandy Township.

By David Hutton The Press-news
Sep 23, 2016 10:00 AM

Pike trustees discuss Briggle, Haut area

PIKE TWP.-- Several residents of the Briggle and Haut area were present when township trustees met in regular session Sept. 19. Those in attendance were concerned about action taken at the last meeting concerning tree removal on road right of way.

By Nancy Collier The Press-news
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Sep 23, 2016 10:00 AM

Board member lauds fire district response

SANDY TWP. Fire protection is something that many people take for granted until they need assistance, and a member of the Mohawk Valley Joint Fire District Board of Trustees learned that first-hand on Sept. 12.

By David Hutton The Press-news
'Truly Honored'
Sep 23, 2016 10:00 AM

'Truly Honored'

NORTH CANTON-- The Sandy Valley Drug Awareness Initiative was honored last Friday for promoting a drug free community. The group received the innovation award at the Stark County Mental Health and Addiction Recovery board's leadership breakfast.

By Walter Doerschuk The Press-news
Sep 23, 2016 10:00 AM

East Canton meets EPA requirements

EAST CANTON-- Fiscal officer Barb Hall provided a report regarding EPA requirements to village council during its Sept. 19 meeting. Hall reported the EPA noted the village had met all requirements and is in good shape.

By Donna Robinson The Press-news
Sep 23, 2016 10:00 AM

Historical Society yard sale is today

The Pike Historical Society will hold a large yard sale fundraiser today from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Log Cabin at Route 800 and Westbrook Street. Hot dogs, coneys, pop and water will be available to purchase during the day. Some dessert may be available.

Sep 23, 2016 10:00 AM

Blue Star Memorial dedication

The new village park in Waynesburg will be the site of the Blue Star Memorial Marker dedication on Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. The Mohawk Trail Garden Club, the Sandy Valley American Legion and Auxiliary and Post 432 are the hosts for the event.

Sep 23, 2016 10:00 AM

Stark Farm Bureau tour is Oct. 2

The Stark County Farm Bureau's 27th annual drive-it-yourself farm tour will be Oct. 2 from noon-5 p.m. The route will begin at Red Star Veterinary Clinic at 5447 Lincoln St. E. in East Canton. It will then visit Mapleton Cider Mill at 8720 Mapleton St.

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Jean Peters to be remembered at open house
Sep 23, 2016 10:00 AM

Jean Peters to be remembered at open house

Local legend Jean Peters will be remembered during the Osnaburg Historical Society's upcoming open house on Sunday, Sept. 25. Hours of the open house are 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Werner Inn. The inn is located at 131 East Nassau Street in East Canton. Parking is at the rear of the building.

Josephine McCauley celebrates 103rd birthday
Sep 23, 2016 10:00 AM

Josephine McCauley celebrates 103rd birthday

A local resident recently celebrated her 103rd birthday. Josephine McCauley was born on Sept. 7, 1913. She was married to the late Charles McCauley in 1933. Josephine has 19 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and 21 great-great grandchildren.

Helping Hands receives new vehicle
Sep 23, 2016 10:00 AM

Helping Hands receives new vehicle

The Helping Hands Network has replaced its used 2003 Ford Van with a not so used 2008 Ford Box Truck, purchased from Sarchione Ford. The old vehicle had more than 265,000 miles on it and was becoming unsafe for drivers to drive due to rust and wear.

Sep 23, 2016 10:00 AM

Talk of the Town

CANTON SOUTH NEWS Helen Trompower 330-484-5293 Happy anniversary to Dave and Nancy Schoeppner and Lowell and Cecelia Kramer. Happy birthday to Hannah Tender, D.J.

Sep 22, 2016 1:14 PM

Crossroads to assist Dotson family

Lauren Rainsburg at Crossroads Restaurant will donate her tips to the Laura Dotson family to assist with their medical bills on Sept. 30 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone wishing to help Rainsburg and the Dotson family is asked to stop in at Crossroads on that day.

Sep 16, 2016 10:00 AM

Talk of the Town

CANTON SOUTH NEWS Helen Trompower 330-484-5293 Hope everyone had a great grandparents day on Sept. 11. Happy anniversary to Tom and Kay Kovesci, Joe and Charlene Stelluto and David and Karen Ray.

Sep 16, 2016 10:00 AM

Otterbein to hold Indian Corn Festival

Otterbein United Methodist Church will hold its annual Indian Corn Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24 The day will begin with lunch from 11 a.m.1 p.m. The menu of soup and sandwiches will be served. Combo meals and ala carte will be available.

Sep 16, 2016 10:00 AM

Fort Laurens' speaker series event is Saturday

Fort Laurens' next free speaker series event is Saturday, Sept. 17 from 11 a.m.-noon in the Fort Laurens Museum Auditorium. Presenter Foster Brown will discuss the life of Serge, a French trapper who traveled the rivers in the 1790s.

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Sep 16, 2016 10:00 AM

Religion briefs

FIRST RESPONDERS HONORED Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church honored first responders in a special service of honor and remembrance last Sunday, Sept. 11. Breakfast was provided for all in attendance and leftovers were even delivered to QUAD since they were on a call.

Local 4-H club shows animals at Stark Fair
Sep 16, 2016 10:00 AM

Local 4-H club shows animals at Stark Fair

A number of Southern Connection 4-H Club members received awards during the Stark County Fair held Aug. 30-Sept. 5. Samantha Starcher was among those receiving accolades.