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Prescription drop-offs increase during Take Back Day event

April 25, 2023

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) (April 25, 2023) – Empower Tusc officials say they are pleased with the area’s participation in this past weekend’s National Drug Take Back Day event for the spring. Coalition Coordinator Jodi Salvo says residents dropped off 151.6 pounds of unused or unwanted medication at Cleveland Clinic Union […]

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. […]

Community mourning loss of law enforcement icon

December 27, 2022

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) (Dec. 27, 2022) – A former Tuscarawas County Sheriff is being remembered as a family man, friend, and mentor. Harold McKimmie of New Philadelphia passed away on Christmas Day at age 93, leaving behind two children and two grandchildren. He was the sheriff for 16 years, from […]

New date for Scarf Project distribution

November 9, 2022

The Scarf Project originally scheduled for Friday 11/11 is rescheduled for Friday 11/18 due to the weather forecast of 100% rain on the 11th, per Toni Kaltenbaugh. Donations of new and warm scarves can still be dropped off on the back porch of 730 Tuscarawas Av NW New Philadelphia. Or […]

OCC boys soccer awards and all-conference teams

October 18, 2022

Ohio Cardinal Conference All Conference Boys Soccer 2022 Offensive POY                  Brendan French                Sr.           Wooster Defensive POY                  Simon Schonfeld             Sr.           Wooster Coach of the Year            JP Lytle                 Wooster                                       1st Team                                                                                                         2nd Team Alex Depperschmidt      Sr.           Lexington                                            Jaxson Husty     Jr.           Lexington Luis Canas            Jr.                          Wooster                                              Trace Myers       Sr.           […]

Chillin’ & Grillin’ 2022

June 21, 2022

Registration is underway for WJER’s ultimate summertime prize package that will leave you Chillin’ & Grillin’! Get grillin’ with a new Char-broil Tru-Infrared 4-burner gas grill from Holmes Lumber and a $250 gift certificate from Sugar Valley Meats. Chill with a 2-night cottage stay at Wood’s Tall Timber Resort. Enjoy […]