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Republican Party accepting applications for Dover mayor

January 25, 2023

DOVER (WJER) (January 25, 2023) – The Tuscarawas County Republican Central Committee is now accepting applications for candidates to fill the vacant Dover mayor seat. Applicants must live in the city of Dover and be registered to vote with the Republican Party. Resumes can be mailed to the Tuscarawas County […]

Winter weather advisory creates hectic morning on roads

January 25, 2023

DOVER (WJER) (Jan. 25, 2023) – The snow led to an eventful morning for drivers, road crews, and first responders. Area schools canceled classes today and vehicles slid off roads in different parts of the county. No major injuries were reported. Tuscarawas County Engineer Joe Bachman says he had 15 […]

Dennison officials reviewing outdoor ice rink proposal

January 24, 2023

DENNISON (WJER) (Jan. 24, 2023) – The village could be getting another wintertime attraction. Mayor Greg DiDonato has asked the finance committee to review a proposal for a seasonal ice skating rink on the corner of Grant and Fourth, next to the gazebo. It would cost the village just under […]

Rockets teams finish busy weekend undefeated

January 24, 2023

In a weekend packed full of basketball, both the Rockets Maroon and Silver teams finished undefeated. On Friday night, the Rockets Maroon team defeated the Carroll County Cougars 39-16. Matthew Toole Jr. scored 8 points to lead all scorers. Allison Halsey and Kadyn Cook-Linamen both added 6 for the winners. […]

Dover women place first, men second at OVAC swim meet

January 23, 2023

Dover’s women placed first in the OVAC meet with four gold medals, five silver and five bronze. All three Dover relay teams won gold. Elizabeth Lane had the team’s solo gold in the 100 freestyle. Dover’s men were second with six gold medals, three silver, and three bronze. The Tornadoes’ […]

Aging Claymont school building in need of costly repairs

January 23, 2023

DENNISON (WJER) (Jan. 23, 2023) – The Claymont Board of Education will be spending at least $340,000 to address structural issues with the Intermediate building. Operations Manager Beth Lint says that’s what it’s going to cost to replace all of the beams above the front windows and rebuild an exterior […]

Homrighausen still has Dover tied up with legal questions

January 20, 2023

DOVER (WJER) (January 20, 2023) – City officials would like to cut ties with longtime mayor Richard Homrighausen after he was sentenced for theft in office Tuesday. However, the judge’ sentencing order has them questioning if they can. Document_Sentencing Order for Tuscarawas County Common Pleas Court Judge Elizabeth Thomakos sentenced […]