Monthly Archives: February 2018

Over a Dozen Local Students Qualify for State Competition

Buckeye Career Center is announcing qualifying students that will compete in the Ohio SkillsUSA event.

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Open letter to the community From Stark County Sheriff George T. Maier:

Stark County Sheriff addresses recent violence affecting youth in an emotional letter to the community.

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BCC to Host 8th-Grade Career Carnival

Buckeye Career Center is gearing up for the next 8th-grade Career Carnival where 300 students are expected to attend each day.

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Tusky Valley to Host School Safety Forum

The Tusky Valley Local School district is inviting the public to an event that will focus on what approaches should be taken to ensure safety and security at schools.

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Cedar Point Raises $40,000 for Nonprofit, ‘A Kid Again’

No rides were running, but more than 800 Cedar Point fans braved the cold and wet weather this month to see the park in its winter sleep during Winter Chill Out.

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It IS Parents’ Fault

As I walked my children to the bus stop today, it occurred to me that putting them on that bus and sending them to school has become an act of courage. In the wake of every new school shooting, terror grips my heart as I grieve for the children and teachers who lost their lives and wonder if my children and their classmates are next. Read more

Grace IS Enough


They cannot see my heart beats, but each beat is for them.-Grace IS Enough

You name it, sugar, flour, popcorn, fruit snacks, granola bars and then some all on the floor at the same time, and not because I don’t clean my house but because the twins have turned a page in their development where they like to eat and they raid the kitchen now. The condiments (sugar and flour) are for recreational play time the others are for them to take with them as they watch movies all over the house.

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BCC Student Works to Shatter Stigma Surrounding the Latino Community

A Buckeye Career Center senior is using her experiences in working with the local Hispanic population to educate others.

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Student Identified as Suspect in Threat Against Local School District

A 16-year-old student could face charges after allegedly making a threat against New Philadelphia High School and Welty Middle School.

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Akron Children’s Hospital Appoints First Chief Quality Officer

Akron Children’s Hospital is announcing the hiring of an individual to fill a recently created position designed to lead quality, safety and patient experience to ensure the hospital consistently improves child health and delivers excellent patient care.

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