Ohio secretary of state rules Maier may be on May 6 primary ballot
Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted broke the Board of Elections tie vote when he issued a decision on Friday granting Stark County Sheriff George Maier access to the Democratic Party's May 6 primary election ballot.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
After speaking with a counselor the two boys, ages 14 and 15, remained upset and started acting up.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Why do gas prices keep changing, especially in Ohio?
You may have noticed some pretty wild swings in gasoline prices in recent months.
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Therapy that did more harm than good
Slate has an interesting opinion column this week about a $2 million civil suit won by the 11 adopted children of a couple who made them sleep in makeshift cages coinstructed out of wood and chicken wire that were wired with alarms.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Stark sheriff office employees honored
The duties of corrections officers are not glorified the same way law enforcement or firefighting is, and according to the Stark County Sheriff's Department, the personnel working in the jails are subject to the same conditions, including an ever-increasing volume of violent inmates coupled with an ever-decreasing officer to inmate ratio, ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Kaleidoscope: Structures' demise shows how the world is changing
Those lyrics from Bruce Springsteen's "Youngstown" lament the fall of industrialism in the United States, and specifically of the steel mills in Youngstown.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Alliance receives fraction of snow predicted from latest winter storm
March may have come in like a lion for a large part of the United States, but Stark County was spared the brunt of the storm this time.
Area students compete in Stark County Math Tournament
A total of 625 fifth-, sixth- and seventh-grade students competed in the 2014 Stark County Math Tournament Saturday at Massillon Washington High School.
Officials investigating fatal shooting in Canton
According to a press release, deputies responded to a shooting incident at 2820 Eighth St. N.E. at 2:48 a.m. Saturday.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Weekend: Get Out
Events SAUDER VILLAGE CRAFT PROGRAMS March 1 - April 12 A new craft program will allow guests to "Discover Handmade" this winter at Sauder Village.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Attorney seeks charges against up to 73 Stark sheriff employees
An investigation into activities involving 47 ranking officers and up to 26 other employees of the Stark County Sheriff's Office has been requested by Canton attorney Craig Conley, who also asked that, if appropriate, charges be brought against those individuals.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Olde Stark Antique Faire next month at Canton fairgrounds
Auctioneer and appraiser Dave Morris will do free appraisals. Admission is $5 per day or $6 for a two-day pass, with children younger than 12 admitted free.
Maize Valley Winery to launch brewery
The winery and farm, located outside Hartville in Stark County, hopes to launch the Maize Valley Brewery with a half-barrel brewing system around Labor Day this year.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Write-in candidate for Stark sheriff emerges
Douglas S. Smith, a Democrat and a lieutenant with the Summit County Sheriff's Office, has declared his intention to run as a write-in candidate in the May 6 primary election for the position of Stark County sheriff, and the Board of Elections has now included him on the list of candidates.
Democrats to appoint new Alliance Council member March 12
The Democratic Central Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. on March 12 at Polinori's restaurant, 1441 S. Liberty Ave., Alliance, to vote on candidates and make an appointment to Alliance City Council.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Stark to get three roundabouts
Land owned by the city of Canton was donated for road improvements along 12th Street at Market Avenue and 12th Street and Maple Avenue, it was announced during a regular Stark County commissioner session this week.
Sorting out who can be Sheriff is still a problem in Stark Co.
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Fri Feb 21, 2014
Lawsuit to halt BOE's Maier protest hearing today
An attempt is being made to halt the Stark County Board of Elections protest hearing related to the George Maier candidacy that was scheduled to be held at 9 a.m. today.
Democrats to fill Phillips' seat on Alliance Council
Stark County Democratic Party Chair Randy Gonzalez said Thursday it was with "deep regret" that he learned of Alliance Councilwoman Phyllis Phillips' resignation.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Support for Jim Tressel, Hillary Clinton for presidencies, fourth...
Here are some of today's top headlines from around the area, including support for former football coach Jim Tressel for YSU president, support for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for U.S. President, a fourth lawsuit filed over Stark County sheriff and bowling replaces donkey basketball for fundraiser.