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Caution Advised for Space Heater Use While Sleeping

Nick McWilliams reporting – As temperatures dipped into the single digits and below over the weekend, local fire officials are once again offering warnings about supplemental heat.Following tragedies earlier this year around the nation related to small,...

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New Phila to Enforce Parking Law

Mary Alice Reporting -The City of New Philadelphia is set to begin enforcing a 48-hour parking ordinance in residential neighborhoods.They relaxed enforcement due to last week’s severe snowstorm but starting today, Monday, the New Philadelphia Police will...

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Dover Native to Talk About 1980’s Music Scene

Mary Alice Reporting -A local author, artist, and musician will present his first novella Sideman at the Dover Library on January 27.Jeff Beitzel will explain how his personal life translated into a fictional work and will talk about the real-life...

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More Than 100 Children Served at Noah’s Hope

Mary Alice Reporting – Numbers have been released related to how many children the Noah’s Hope Child Advocacy Center has served in a year.These numbers have risen based upon the past few years with 78 children assisted in 2019 and in 2020, the advocates...

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As Temperatures Drop Check on Elderly, Pets

Mary Alice Reporting – The Ohio Department of Aging is asking for those with elderly neighbors or relatives to keep them in mind as temperatures continue to dip.A big chill can turn into a dangerous problem, such as hypothermia, which is what happens when...

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Safe Communities Relay Traffic Fatality Statistics

Nick McWilliams reporting – During 2021, a total of 2,355 crashes on Tuscarawas County roadways claimed the lives of 13 individuals.The data, reported by the Ohio State Highway and relayed by the Safe Communities Coalition, notes that in both 2020 and...

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Dover Council to Meet for Pending Override Votes

Nick McWilliams reporting – The city council of Dover will meet in a special session to start the new week related to purposed overrides of vetoes.Mayor Richard Homrighausen issued multiple vetoes recently, related to new legislation proposed that would...

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BCC Celebrates Board Members

Mary Alice Reporting – January takes time to recognize school board members and Buckeye Career Center is joining to recognize their members.The Board of Education, according to Superintendent Bob Alsept, is dedicated to a district’s students, staff, and...

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US Senator from Ohio Emphasizes Voter Right Protection

Mary Alice Reporting – The right to vote was highlighted by Senator Sherrod Brown during a recent Senate floor speech.One key portion was Brown noting that politicians should not pick their voters through gerrymandering, suppression, or electoral board...

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Tusc County Jail Receives Top Marks

Nick McWilliams reporting - The Tuscarawas County Jail received positive reviews at their latest inspection.Audits conducted by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction take into consideration 176 standards and grade jails on their security,...

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