Property Acquired for Trial Development

Mary Alice Reporting:

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) City moves forward with plans to bring recreation activities to the area.

New Philadelphia Mayor Joel Day explained that the former Riverview Welding property on S. Broadway could potentially become part of the Towpath Trail.

Day said he would eventually like to connect the Southside and include signage along State Route 416 to a possible Tuscarawas River connection for kayakers and canoeists.

He added the area is perfect for a tourist destination, especially when considering the history of the city.

The city has acquired the former welding property and is applying for grant funding.

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