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Twin City native killed at Pearl Harbor to be honored tomorrow

December 6, 2023

UHRICHSVILLE (WJER) (Dec. 6, 2023) – There’s a memorial ceremony at Uhrichsville City Park tomorrow morning for the city native killed at Pearl Harbor. Big Bend Golf Course owner Cathy Cottis organizes the yearly tribute to Ensign James Haverfield, carrying on the tradition the late Mary Lee McClave established more […]

Seven indicted for drive-by shooting

December 5, 2023

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) (Dec. 5, 2023) – A grand jury has handed down formal charges for a drive-by shooting in New Philadelphia.  The two 19-year-olds initially arrested for the October 23rd shooting outside of a home on East High Avenue – Gavin Kurtz and Riley Adams – were indicted Monday […]

Driver gets jail time, probation in vehicular assault case

December 5, 2023

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) (Dec. 5, 2023) – The impaired driver responsible for the crash that seriously injured a Dover Township man while he was mowing his lawn is beginning his punishment. 53-year-old Robert A Schwartz will spend six months in the Tuscarawas County Jail and five years on probation for […]

Jodi Salvo to challenge Brett Hillyer for State Rep

December 5, 2023

BOLIVAR (WJER) (December 5, 2023) – One of Tuscarawas County’s leading voices for substance abuse prevention and addiction treatment is seeking a larger platform in state government. Jodi Salvo has announced her plans to run for State Representative. She says she will challenge incumbent Brett Hillyer for the Republican nomination […]

Christmas with a Cop returns for year 14

December 4, 2023

DOVER (WJER) (Dec. 4, 2023) – The local FOP chapter is again seeking donations for its holiday assistance program. President Bob Everett says Christmas with a Cop is back for the 14th time to make the season brighter for participating students and their families. Checks made out to FOP Tuscora […]

Decomposed remains identified through DNA testing

December 1, 2023

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) (Dec. 1, 2023) – The family of a missing Stark County woman now has some closure. DNA testing has confirmed that the decomposed remains discovered along North Orchard Road in Sandy Township on November 4th belonged to 27-year-old Katie Ann Fuller. The Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Office made […]