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Railroad Festival to go full steam ahead into weekend

June 2, 2023

DENNISON (WJER) (June 2, 2023) – The annual Dennison Railroad Festival kicks into high gear today with its first full day of activities downtown. The festival ran in just the evenings its first two days Wednesday and Thursday. But that changes today, with the midway opening at noon. Festival Board […]

New Depot exhibit showcases 90 years of MWCD

June 1, 2023

DENNISON (WJER) (June 1, 2023) – Ninety years of flood reduction and recreational history for the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District is now on display for the public’s viewing. That’s the theme of a new exhibit filling a train car at the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum, a mother-son collaboration between Museum […]

Help available through JFS for displaced Jaycee Village residents

May 31, 2023

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) (May 31, 2023) – Tuscarawas County’s JFS office is extending a helping hand to the 75 people whose lives were upended by Sunday’s fire at the Jaycee Village apartments. Eligibility Referral Supervisor Debbie Whitney says the agency has funding available through its Prevention, Retention, and Contingency program […]

More upgrades announced for Tuscora Park rides

May 31, 2023

NEW PHILADELPHIA – (WJER) (May 31, 2023) New Philadelphia Rotary Club members have the community now awaiting further improvements at Tuscora Park. At the Ferris wheel re-opening ceremony where they showed off the new orange gondolas that are handicap accessible, Rotarian and Rainbow Connection board member Brian Flood announced more […]

Communities gather to commemorate Memorial Day

May 30, 2023

DOVER (WJER) (May 30, 2023) – Area residents took a break from cookouts and pool time to acknowledge the true meaning of Memorial Day over the extended weekend. Dover’s service included featured speaker Ohio District 10 American Legion Post Commander Doug Russell. “Let us take this time to remember and […]