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Casino-themed fundraiser postponed for second year

February 9, 2022

DOVER (WJER) (Feb. 9, 2022) – Organizers of the Casino Royale fundraiser to benefit the Tuscarawas Clinic for the Working Uninsured are pushing it back another year because of COVID-19 concerns.  Executive Director Pat Warther says with cases so high in recent weeks, they decided to move the event that […]

Safe Communities seeking feedback from drivers

February 9, 2022

DOVER (WJER) (Feb. 8, 2022) – The community is getting a chance to help guide the efforts of the local traffic safety coalition. The Tuscarawas County Health Department is inviting anyone who drives in the county to complete the Safe Communities Coalition’s online survey. Director of Health Promotion and Community […]

Dover considering snow parking bans, plowing regulations

February 9, 2022

DOVER (WJER) (February 8, 2022) – Last week’s winter storm has city officials considering implementing parking bans and snow removal regulations. Councilwoman Sandy Moss Monday proposed banning parking on certain streets during snowstorms. Council will discuss it at a future meeting. Dover police have been ticketing cars parked on a […]

Dover administration dealing with employee shortage

February 8, 2022

DOVER (WJER) (February 8, 2022) – The city’s administration is dealing with a shortage of employees. Council member Justin Perkowski says he’s gotten complaints about certain departments being short-staffed. Mayor Richard Homrighausen acknowledged the problem. “We’re in the process of trying to get lists compiled,” he said. He did not […]

Driver punished for crash in Dover more than six years later

February 8, 2022

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) (Feb. 8, 2022) – The suspect in a 2015 drunk driving crash that seriously injured a New Philadelphia couple is heading to prison and could face further prosecution for re-entering the country illegally. 41-year-old Cruz Hernandez-Hernandez pleaded guilty to counts of aggravated vehicular assault, OVI, and identity […]