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Multi-town police pursuit Sunday tops speeds of 100mph

April 22, 2024

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) (April 22, 2024) – Tuscarawas County Sheriff Orvis Campbell says a Canton driver is accused of leading authorities on a pursuit Sunday morning from Strasburg to the Midvale area that reached over 100 miles per hour at times. The suspect in the Tuscarawas County Jail awaiting charges […]

Dover hires Bob Everett as Safety Director

April 19, 2024

DOVER (WJER) (April 19, 2024) – The city has hired Bob Everett as its part-time director of public safety, Mayor Shane Gunnoe announced Friday afternoon. “Bob has a lengthy record of public service and I have no doubt he will do the best he can, working with the Police and […]

Gala raises $85k for center serving abused children

April 18, 2024

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) (April 18, 2024) – The director of the Noah’s Hope Child Advocacy Center is thanking everyone who supported their first-ever fundraising gala. Mandy Willet says last Saturday’s ‘We Battle for Kids’ event at the Kent Tusc Performing Arts Center ended up bringing in around $85,000  for the […]