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Sep 15, 2017 10:00 AM

Yard haunt to benefit St. Jude's Children's 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.

Sep 8, 2017 10:00 AM

Pike Twp. Historical society announces events

The Pike Township Historical Society will have a Yard Sale during East Sparta's Garage Sale on Sept. 8 and 9. The society is hosting Brigadier General James M. Shackleford (Michael Eckers) on Tuesday, Oct. 3rd at Sandy Valley High School, in the Performing Arts Hall.

High on bridge: 'Fatal and addicting' game gets a new home in Jackson
Sep 8, 2017 10:00 AM

High on bridge: 'Fatal and addicting' game gets a new home in Jackson

For Jeannette Jenson, playing duplicate bridge is a high. It's competitive. It's stimulating -- and it's fun. She started playing in 2009 when she joined the Canton Bridge Club and has become addicted to the card game ever since.

By Samantha Ickes Gatehouse Media Ohio
Sep 8, 2017 10:00 AM

What's new at R.G. Drage?

One of the new instructors at R.G. Drage Career Technical Center worked as the superintendent of the tournament course at Firestone Country Club. Students attending R.G. Drage Career Technical Center will return to class next week.

By Kelli Weir Gatehouse Media Ohio
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Sep 8, 2017 10:00 AM

Pike Township Historical Society to host yard sale

The Pike Township Historical Society will host a yard sale during East Sparta's garage sale on Sept. 8-9. The society is hosting Brigadier General James M. Shackleford (Michael Eckers) at Sandy Valley High School, in the Performing Arts Hall, on Oct. 3. Admission is free.

Sep 8, 2017 10:00 AM

Yard haunt to benefit St. Jude's Children's 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.

Sep 1, 2017 10:00 AM

Pike Grange conducts business

Pike Grange met Aug. 8 and Master/President Jane Barr opened the meeting in regular form. All officers were present with the exception of Lady Assistant Steward Charlotte Reynolds, who is recuperating from heart surgery. There were 19 in attendance.

Sep 1, 2017 10:00 AM

Talk Of The Town

CANTON SOUTH Helen Trompower 330-484-5293 On Sept. 4, 2016 Stark County District Library launched the Mobile Smart Store. On Sept. 6,1901 President McKinley was shot in Buffalo, N.Y. On Sept.

Sep 1, 2017 10:00 AM

Bosler, Phillips awarded David scholarship

One of Stark County's largest post-secondary education philanthropic organizations has awarded more than 50 scholarships to Stark County high school graduates. The Paul and Carol David Foundation named 53 Stark County graduates to its David Scholar Program.

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Sep 1, 2017 10:00 AM

Precautions being taken for Zoar Civil War reenactment

Representatives of an organization planning to hold a Civil War reenactment in September met Tuesday with safety officials to discuss their mutual concerns about the event.

By Nancy Molnar Gatehouse Media Ohio
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Sep 1, 2017 10:00 AM

Charity yard haunt will benefit St. Jude's Children's 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.

Sep 1, 2017 10:00 AM

East Canton buys police cruiser

East Canton Councilman Nick Collins reported the cruiser the village received from the Louisville Police Department is being checked out and he noted the car needs new brakes. The old cruiser will be set aside in case parts may be needed in the future.

By Donna Robinson Press-news Writer
Come out and enjoy the sites and sounds of the Great Trail Festival
Sep 1, 2017 10:00 AM

Come out and enjoy the sites and sounds of the Great Trail Festival

The 36th annual Great Trail Festival, a celebration of American folk art, with contemporary and country crafting, is continues this weekend, Sept. 2-4. The event, a recreation of the French and Indian era, is held near the famous Great Indian Trail.

Benefit dinner set for Sept. 9
Sep 1, 2017 10:00 AM

Benefit dinner set for Sept. 9

There will be a benefit spaghetti dinner for Billie Jo Curry on Saturday, Sept. 9, 4-7 p.m. at the West Community Center. Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, dessert and a beverage. Cost is Adults $8, Kids 10 and under $5. Carry-out is available.

Sep 1, 2017 10:00 AM

Tri-Division Ambulance Board chairman resigns

At the regular meeting of the Pike Township trustees on Aug. 21, BZA Chairperson Nancy Snyder reported two variances were granted for greenhouses at 6747 Maplehurst, and the other for placement of a building at 9370 Ridge.

By Nancy Collier Press-news Writer
Aug 25, 2017 10:00 AM

Urine drug tests: Effective but easy to cheat on

With America facing an opioid epidemic, the most effective diagnostic tool for uncovering misuse and abuse of opiates remains the urine-drug testing that numerous businesses and physicians rely on.

Aug 25, 2017 10:00 AM

Band Boosters hold craft show

Getting a jump start on next year's fundraising, the East Canton Band Boosters have announced they will be holding a spring craft show on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 9 a.m.3 p.m. at the East Canton High School. Eight foot space is $35. Table rental is $6.

Aug 25, 2017 10:00 AM

Don't fuel the fire this fall

Nearly every state has experienced fires that rage out of control in the landscape. While the largest and most devastating burn in the West, fires also spread in the East and South, where suburb meets country or housing development meets conservation land.

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Aug 25, 2017 10:00 AM

Canal Days pie contest winners announced

The winners of the Sandy Beaver Canal Days Pie Eating Contest have been announced. Winners and divisions include: Nancy Farber and Julie Freday- adult fruit; Julianne Murphy- adult cream; Bryce Walker- junior fruit; Gracyb Winters, junior cream; Zach Walker- junior miscellaneous.

Aug 25, 2017 10:00 AM

Stark Parks announces grand opening of Fry Family Park

Everyone is invited to join Stark Parks for the official grand opening of Fry Family Park. The highly-anticipated Pike township park will be formally opened to the public on Saturday, Aug. 26 in a celebration with a free family fun day and a concert with the Canton Symphony Orchestra.