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ONDR supervisor shares boating safety reminders

June 17, 2022

MOGADORE (WJER) (June 17, 2022) – A member of the team that spent days searching the Tuscarawas River for a missing boater’s body is urging anyone planning to go out on the water to wear a life jacket. ODNR Law Enforcement Supervisor Lieutenant Scott Stauffer says if you fall in […]

Hillyer introduces bill to rename overpass for fallen war hero

February 16, 2022

COLUMBUS (WJER) (Feb. 16, 2022) – Tuscarawas County’s representative in the Ohio House is asking lawmakers to rename an overpass outside of Uhrichsville after one of the city’s fallen war heroes.  Brett Hillyer is sponsoring House Bill 521, which would designate the one on Johnson Drive spanning U.S. 250 “Specialist […]

At-home COVID tests now available for free by mail

January 19, 2022

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) (Jan. 19, 2022) – City Health Commissioner Vickie Ionno is encouraging area residents to sign up to have free COVID-19 testing kits delivered to their doorsteps. Ionno says you can visit to request a four-kit bundle for your household through a mail-order program the Biden administration […]