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Lost dog – Port Washington

November 17, 2023

Have you seen Tink? Tink went missing on Tuesday, November 14th. Was wearing an orange collar. Last seen location: Arnold Road in Port Washington. Please call 740-610-3333 if you see Tink.


New Philadelphia’s Zach Rothrock is the OCC Defensive POY

October 27, 2023

New Philadelphia senior linebacker Zach Rothrock was named the Ohio Cardinal Conference defensive player of the year Thursday. 2023 OCC Football Selections Quaker quarterback Keaton Fausel, lineman Boston Crowell, and defensive standouts Jaiden Boltz and Garrett Dillon-Rine made the OCC first team. Etnie Richardson, Carson Long, Hudson Osborn, and Pete […]




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 […]