The City of Massillon will host a Holiday Parade and Fireworks display to welcome the Holidays (AND SANTA CLAUS) this Saturday, November 23rd.  The Parade will step-off at 5pm and will be followed by a 10 minute fireworks display to cap off the night. Residents say that they like the idea of the Holiday Parade taking place in the evening because it gives participants a chance to decorate floats and vehicles with holiday lighting displays,…
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 01:50

'Smart Glasses' now offered at Pro Football Hall of Fame

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The Pro Football Hall of Fame and Museum in Canton has teamed up with a company called SignGlasses LLC to offer special glasses to guests that are hard-of-hearing or deaf to wear while they tour the many attractions at the Hall. The 'smart glasses' sync with certain attractions to provide captions for the accompanying displays and videos.  Use of the glasses is free during visits upon request. CLICK HERE For more details from Cleveland.com  
Monday, 18 November 2019 00:17

Space Heater Safety Reminders from Ohio Firefighters

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Cold weather is here in Northeast Ohio and Firefighters across the Buckeye State want to remind residents of some safe practices when using space heaters.  The Ohio Fire Chiefs’ Association points out the importance of plugging your space heater directly into a wall outlet, and NEVER into a power strip, as power strips are not designed to handle the energy needs of most space heaters and can overheat leading to fires. For other Fire Safety tips, FOX 8…
Thursday, 14 November 2019 01:29

Dover's "Dough Co." opens 3rd Location in Jackson Township

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Creamsticks, Apple Fritters, Cinnamon Rolls, and of course, Doughnuts... All of these wonderful pastries and treats, as well as others, are getting rave reviews from Stark County residents and visitors of the newest location of the Dover based, Family owned and operated, Dough Co. Doughnuts & Coffee, at 4742 Hills and Dales Road NW, in the same plaza as Discount Drug Mart and Loby's Grille. Open from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily here is seating to…
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 01:58

Akron Residents See Improvement of Snow/Ice Removal Already

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Akron Residents seem to think the City's new strategy for Snow and Ice removal that was unveiled about a month ago, is off to a good start.  Some folks noticed the Plows on residential streets in the early hours of Tuesday morning and that many were still out treating roads well after the morning rush hour. For reactions from residents and more, FOX 8 Cleveland Has More If You CLICK HERE
Two area roadways that are notorious for congestion, accidents, delays, and of course headaches for commuters, have been approved for funding by State Officials to widen the roads. The first area is in Summit County/Akron on I-77S between Arlington Rd. and the St. Rt. 224 Interchange where an additional lane will be added.  The other will be in Medina County, and will widen the St. Route 18 East/West Corridor from the City of Medina to the…
Monday, 11 November 2019 00:24

Massillon Twins are 3rd Generation to Serve

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It runs in the Family.  Twin brothers Larenzo and Zachary Chambliss of Massillon have just finished their Army Basic Training and are awaiting their first duty assignments.  The Brothers, like many before them are follwing in the footsteps of family, in this case its their mom, Linda, an eight-year Army reservist, as well as her 92-year-old father, Olin Ledgerwood, who served during WWII.  That makes the Fairless Grads the Third Generation to Serve in the…
I saw the headline about this the other day and had to check it out.  Having been to Niagara Falls several times in my life and seeing the power of this 'Natural Wonder' up close, it was hard to believe that anything could be stationary on the river above the falls for very long at all, let alone 101 years!  Well, on Halloween 2019, the intense winds and rains dislodged the remains of the iron vessel…
Last year in November, new ownership took over at Hill's Supply in Canal Fulton, and this year the company is thrilled to celebrate 40 years of taking care of the needs of Dairy Farmers locally, and in neighboring states. The company lost its founders in 2016 and had a couple rough years since, but thankfully the new owners and their loyal customers stuck around and helped them get through those difficult times, now Hill's Supply…
Tuesday, 05 November 2019 01:59

"I Promise Village" coming to Highland Square area

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By July of 2020, The Westmont apartment building in the Highland Square neighborhood of Akron will be ready to take new tenants.  Those tenants will be families with children that attend the 'I Promise' School, who may be in need of a safe place to call home while the Lebron James Family Foundation helps them to work out a long term plan to better their situation.   The “I Promise Village by Graduate Hotels” is a joint effort…
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