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Saturday | The Daily Record

Orrville gives Tax Incentive Review recommendations a first reading

Council voted unanimously to adopt on first reading a resolution accepting the recommendations of the Wayne County Tax Incentive Review Council regarding tax abatements for companies in the city.

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Related Topix: Orrville, OH

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Daily Record

Local agencies practice for disaster

That was among the take-away lessons from a recent "table-top" exercise involving representatives from Wayne County Emergency Management Agency, Rittman, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Health Department and social service agencies, like the United Way, Red Cross and Salvation Army.

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Related Topix: Rittman, OH, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Wooster, OH

The Daily Record

Current road work in Wayne and Holmes counties

University Street between Beall Avenue and Spink Street in Wooster will be closed during normal construction hours beginning Monday for one week while Bogner Construction cuts in a fire line for The College of Wooster.

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Related Topix: Holmes County, OH, Wooster, OH, The College of Wooster

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Daily Record

Letter: Anne's Army appreciates support to battle breast cancer

On behalf of the Anne M. Wolf Foundation board, I thank the Wayne County community for their generous support of the fourth annual Anne's Army 5K: Race to Battle Breast Cancer held June 21 on the OARDC campus.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Wooster, OH, Ohio State University, Oncology, Opinion

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Daily Record

Wayne farm tour is lesson in AgVenture

CHIPPEWA TWP., Ohio -- Community members saw examples of new farming practices that might encourage young people to farm when they toured Wayne County's Willow Spring Farm and Rittman Orchard an Farm Market on Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Rittman, OH

Tue Jul 08, 2014

News Journal

Famed Indian riders holding court at Mid-Ohio

A couple of champions will be honored this weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Indian Motorcycle, Indian Chief, Ohio, Ducati Motorcycle, Mansfield, OH

The Daily Record

Wooster home damaged by tractor-trailer

The residents of a house adjacent to the McDonald's on North Hillcrest Drive sat on the restaurant's lawn Monday night looking at their damaged home and listening to natural gas spewing into the air.

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Related Topix: Wooster, OH

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Daily Record

On the Street Sheamus Dalton: What does freedom mean to you?

Daily Record reporters went out on the streets in Holmes and Wayne counties and asked people, what does freedom mean.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Norwalk Reflector

Bartender charged with over-serving

A Holmes County bar employee was charged in Holmes County Municipal Court on June 24 after agents with the Ohio Department of Public Safety's Ohio Investigative Unit filed the charges after an investigation revealed she served alcohol to individuals involved in a fatal crash with a train.

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Related Topix: Holmes County, OH, Lakeville, OH, Big Prairie, OH

The Daily Record

Current road work in Wayne and Holmes counties

Portage Road will be closed while the road is resurfaced between Highland Park Road and Akron Road.

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Related Topix: Holmes County, OH, Orrville, OH, Apple Creek, OH, Wooster, OH

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Daily Record

Dickerhoof pleads guilty to third-degree felony burglary

A Creston man admitted to his role in a burglary of a Wooster home last fall where four firearms, watches and an Xbox were stolen.

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Related Topix: Creston, OH, Wooster, OH

Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Daily Record

Region briefs June 29: Wooster, Millersburg, Smithville, Ohio

Capt. Scott Rotolo said Wooster Police were called to a church on the 4400 block of Burbank Road on June 24 at about 9:24 a.m. Witnesses told police the woman entered the church parking lot area and reportedly was driving in the opposite direction from how church staff had designed traffic to flow during Bible school.

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Related Topix: Wooster, OH, Smithville, OH, 9

The Daily Record

Wayne County, Ohio summer youth programs renewed

Two summer youth programs administered by Tri-County Educational Service Center for Wayne County residents will continue after the commissioners renewed a contract on behalf of the local Job & Family Services office Wednesday.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Daily Record

K-9 is recertified and ready to go

Mike Schenk photo/www.buydrphotos.com Craig Kiley of the Ashland Police Department participates in an article search with his K9 dog Fello as part of a special purpose recertification at the Wayne County Fire and Rescue facility near Apple Creek with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and the Wooster City Police Department.

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Related Topix: Apple Creek, OH

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Daily Record

Weekly Roundup: June 20 to 26, 2014

Weekly Roundup gathers the top 3 news and 3 sports stories of the week every Friday.

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Related Topix: Wooster, OH

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Daily Record

Wayne Library reading program gets record attendance

The summer reading club Fizz, Boom, Read at the Wayne County Public Library started off "with a bang" and record attendance, according to the library director.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Rittman, OH

The Review

Canton lawmaker pleads no contest to OVI charge

A Democratic state lawmaker has had his driver's license suspended for a year following a drunken driving citation near Wooster.

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Related Topix: Wooster, OH

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Daily Record

President's Cookbook 6-25: Fireworks to be set off at Kinney Field in Wooster on Fourth of July

Thanks to the unending support of Wooster Exchange Club, the city of Wooster and beyond will gather at Kinney Field on the Fourth of July to view the annual Light Show in the Sky, presented by the Wooster Fireworks Foundation.

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Related Topix: Wooster, OH

Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Daily Record

Ready to move forward on Dalton library addition when all funds are raised

Procedures are in place to get the Dalton branch library addition on the road. "We're ready to go," pending raising $300,000 in donations to support the project, said Wayne County Public Library Trustee Doug Drushal.

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Related Topix: Dalton, OH

Fri Jun 20, 2014

The Daily Record

Region briefs June 20: Wooster, Marshallville, Shreve, Ohio

A benefit dinner, auction and raffle will be held for Mike Hill, who is battling lung cancer and needs surgery, on Saturday at Lazy B Campground from noon-8 p.m. The menu includes hot dogs, hamburgers, macaroni salad and baked beans.

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Related Topix: Shreve, OH, Wooster, OH, Health, Lung Cancer

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