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Campaign begins to replace aging fairgrounds entrance

September 19, 2023

DOVER (WJER) (Sept. 19, 2023) – Fairgoers have been getting to see what the main entrance to the event could look like with their support. Posters hanging around the fairgrounds show a red barn and pillars with white trim in place of the stone, stockade-style entrance along Tuscarawas Avenue. Dave […]

Girls Soccer: Dover falls to Weir

September 19, 2023

DOVER – The Weir girls soccer team defeated Dover Saturday 3-1. The Red Riders are 7-2-1. Dover’s record is 6-2-2. Dover Coach James Kline: This might have been one of the strangest games I have ever coached. During the first six minutes of the game, we looked good and looked […]

New Philadelphia contemplating six-figure salaries for 10 administrators

September 18, 2023

NEW PHILADELPHIA – City officials are considering significant raises for non-union employees. City Council’s salary committee recently discussed possible seven percent raises each year for the next three years for about 35 full-time employees, along with Council members and other part-timers. After that period New Philadelphia would have 10 administrators […]

Dover boys soccer falls to Ashland

September 16, 2023

ASHLAND – The Dover boys lost another close, high-scoring match to Ashland Saturday by a 5-4 score. Scoring for the Tornadoes were Chris Aguirre, Gabe McDade Povick, and Carver Ulrich (2). Adding an assist was Cayden Escusa. Dover Coach Austin Wade: “Credit to Ashland. They’re well-coached and have several physical, […]

Adaptive Movement Center opening in New Philadelphia

September 14, 2023

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) (Sept. 14, 2023) – There’s a new facility downtown where people with special needs can hang out and be themselves. The Lacey PAC Adaptive Movement Center opens Saturday at 10 am with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Founder and CEO Lacey Herbert invites everyone to come check out the […]

Arts Partnership debuts first Love Tusc sculptures

September 14, 2023

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) (Sept. 14, 2023) – We now know what’s painted on themed sculptures that will be going up in nine local communities as part of a countywide public art initiative. The Tuscarawas Arts Partnership invited everyone to the Performing Arts Center Wednesday evening for a Love Tusc Preview […]