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Posted Jul 22, 2016 at 12:47 PM

GREEN  Fire Chief Jeffrey Funai and Mayor Gerard Neugebauer swore in new full-time firemedic Matthew White and recognized the promotions of Lieutenant Brad Hemphill and Capt. Josh Compton.  White’s hiring comes in the wake of Capt. Greg Morgan’s retirement, Funai explained, with the department remaining at 43 members.   White, an eight-year full-time firemedic, most recently worked for the Ashland Fire Department, after...

Posted Jul 22, 2016 at 12:19 PM

About 250 children attended the Portage Lakes Kiwanis Pirates Days at Portage Lakes State Park on July 16. Dana Roderick, chairperson of the event, said local businesses and volunteers always support the event which grows each year. PNC...

Posted Jul 22, 2016 at 10:54 AM

GREEN  An iconic Green business will celebrate 30 years in business in a few months. Splash N Dash, located at 3673 Massillon Road, opened in December 1986 and has grown with the community. Its owner has been a part of the...

Posted Jul 22, 2016 at 9:30 AM

There's a long standing baseball lore that says a team in first place by July Fourth will advance to the World Series. Rarely does it fail to hold true. Of course this began when there were only eight teams in each league with no divisions. Back...

Posted Jul 22, 2016 at 8:15 AM

TODAY • Springfield Rock's with a free concert from 7 to 9 p.m. with country band Bluegrass Mountaineers. The concert is held lakeside at Springfield Lake Park in the gazebo on Canfield Road. JULY 22 to...

Posted Jul 22, 2016 at 7:46 AM

JULY 23 The Science and Technology Division at Main Library will present a unique program exploring reports of elusive creatures at "Search for the Truth: An Afternoon of Cryptozoology" from 1 to 3:30 pm. The featured...

Updated Jul 21, 2016 at 10:49 AM

AKRON  It was Akron’s chance to shine on the big stage and, like its favorite native son in last month’s NBA Finals, the city put on quite a performance in hosting the 2016 Eastern League All-Star Game at Canal...

Updated Jul 20, 2016 at 3:03 PM

NORTH CANTON  Downtown North Canton is getting ready to go to the dogs with Doggone Week fast approaching. It’s a weeklong promotion dedicated to dogs and the people who love them and make them a part of their family. Events start...

Updated Jul 17, 2016 at 5:19 PM

She overcome an injury-plagued year to finish third at last weekend's Olympic Trials.

Posted Jul 17, 2016 at 1:46 PM

For Canton resident and long-time craft brew aficionado Tim Orr, the world of beer has always been about much more than just, well, hops, barley and malt.

Posted Jul 17, 2016 at 10:48 AM

GREEN  After years of planning and a year of construction, Green's new Central Park opened to visitors July 9. The $5.3 million, 8.1-acre park opened with a brief ceremony and a ribbon-cutting at 5:30 p.m. Among those...

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