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Jan 20, 2017 10:00 AM

Scout troop to host chili dinner

East Sparta Scout Troop 38 will host a chili dinner on March 4 from 4-6:30 p.m. at the East Sparta United Methodist Church located at 2401 E. Pine St. The cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-10 and free for children ages 5 and under. Carry-outs will be available.

East Canton Homecoming royalty crowned
Jan 20, 2017 10:00 AM

East Canton Homecoming royalty crowned

East Canton High School celebrated its winter homecoming ceremonies last week during a boys basketball game and a dance. The king, queen and court were crowned. The king and queen are Christopher Boyle and Alexis Fogle. Boyle is the son of Ronald and Barb Boyle.

Jan 20, 2017 10:00 AM

Kris Vincent elected board president in Osnaburg Township

OSNABURG TWP.-- Township trustees held their reorganization meeting on Jan. 3. Trustees elected Kris Vincent to serve as the board's president for 2017. He takes over the role which was held by Brenda Griffith last year. Griffith was voted as vice president.

Jan 20, 2017 10:00 AM

Smart Store Scoop

East Canton Branch 330-488-1501 eastcanton@starklibrary.org Women's Memoir Club will meet Jan. 24 from 11 a.m.-noon. A teen's create after school program will be held Jan. 26 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

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Jan 20, 2017 10:00 AM

Waynesburg seeking Maple Street project bids

WAYNESBURG -- Village Council is a step closer to starting a paving and drainage project on Maple Street. In 2016, Waynesburg received a $392,114 Ohio Public Works Commission grant for a paving and drainage project on Maple Street.

By David Hutton The Press-news
Wet winter Weather
Jan 20, 2017 10:00 AM

Wet winter Weather

Instead of snow, area residents saw an unusual amount of heavy winter rain last week. About two inches of rain fell around southeastern Stark County on Jan. 11 and 12. It caused local creeks, ponds and lakes to overflow leaving flooded areas including roads.

Jan 17, 2017 3:58 PM

Tri-Division Ambulance to hold special meeting

The Tri-Division Ambulance District hold a special meeting on Jan. 18 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at the East Sparta Fire Station.

Jan 13, 2017 10:00 AM

Soup at Six program set at McKinley Presidential Library Museum

The McKinley Presidential Library & Museum is offering "Moving the President" as the Jan. 19 Soup at Six at 6 p.m. Christopher Kenney, the director of education, will present this illustrated program chronicling the history of presidential transportation.

Jan 13, 2017 10:00 AM

Mohawk Valley Joint Fire District sets new leadership

SANDY TWP. The Mohawk Valley Joint Fire District Board of Trustees elected its 2017 leadership during its first meeting of the new year on Jan. 4. Board member Bruce Weisburn was selected to serve as chairman and John Petro was tapped as vice-chairman.

By David Hutton The Press-news
Jan 13, 2017 10:00 AM

Legion auxiliary delivers buddy bags

The Sandy Valley American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 432 in Waynesburg delivered 30 Buddy Bags to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Canton VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Canton prior to the holidays.

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Jan 13, 2017 10:00 AM

Pike Twp. trustees get update on building

PIKE TWP. -- Township trustees met in regular session on Jan. 2. Melscheimer School chairperson reported that trustees will soon be able to actively market the building for funerals, etc. The Portajohn has been enclosed and will be locked unless the building is in use.

By Nancy Collier The Press-news
Jan 13, 2017 10:00 AM

Pike trustees hold organizational meetings

PIKE TWP. -- Three organizational meetings were held by township officials on Jan. 2. Trustees began the night by naming Doug Baum president and Paul Mosberger as vice president.

By Nancy Collier The Press-news
Jan 13, 2017 10:00 AM

Nick Collins selected as East Canton council president

EAST CANTON -- Village council members selected Nick Collins as the new council president during their Jan. 3 organizational and regular meetings. He was nominated by Kurt Geis before a vote was taken.

By Donna Robinson The Press-news
Quilt Raffle winner announced
Jan 13, 2017 10:00 AM

Quilt Raffle winner announced

Sandy Valley graduate Kevin Williams recently won a "Sandy Valley Cardinal Quilt," made and donated by Kaye Pomesky to help support alumni scholarships. Pomesky explained the meaning behind the quilt which is as follows.

Jan 13, 2017 10:00 AM

Sandy Township moving toward levy sequel

SANDY TWP. Sandy Township trustees approved a resolution on Jan. 5 to request the Stark County auditor determine the revenue to be raised by a 3 mill levy to support police protection in the township. The auditor will set the valuation for the levy.

By David Hutton The Press-news
Jan 6, 2017 10:00 AM

Stark Antique Faire set

The Olde Stark Antique Faire will be held Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 13 and 14, at the Stark County Fairgrounds exhibition building, 305 Wertz Ave., Canton. The indoor show features more than 100 dealers and collectors and is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

Jan 6, 2017 10:00 AM

Euchre event set at Community Building

A euchre event will be held on Jan. 13 at the East Sparta Community Building. The event will begin at 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served during the event.

Tips for coping with cold sores during winter months
Jan 6, 2017 10:00 AM

Tips for coping with cold sores during winter months 

(StatePoint) It's winter, which means it's also the season for colds, the flu and stress, all of which can trigger fever blister and cold sore outbreaks, which may make many people feel embarrassed. The reality is that this mild affliction is very prevalent.

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Tips to save and spend wisely in 2017
Jan 6, 2017 10:00 AM

Tips to save and spend wisely in 2017

(StatePoint) Did you get carried away with the holiday spirit this past season? On the heels of hefty spending, the New Year is the best time to take stock of personal finance habits and make beneficial changes for the year ahead.

Jan 6, 2017 10:00 AM

Northeast Ohio gas prices increase eight cents

Northeast Ohio gas prices increased by 8 cents last week to $2.323 per gallon, according to AAA East Central's Fuel Gauge Report. Local prices included $2.209 in Alliance.