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When should you start thinking about retirement savings?

No matter if you’re years away from retirement or it’s coming up quick, you should start thinking about retirement savings.

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Obstacle Course Coming to Atwood and Pleasant Hill Lakes in 2021

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – Whoa! Look at what is coming to Atwood and Pleasant Hill Lake Park beaches… it’s WhoaZone! Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD)

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Dates for annual Earth Day race announced

(Wilmont, Ohio) –  The Wilderness Center’s (TWC) annual Earth Day race has a new name, new look, and new energy as it resumes following last

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The 6 Best Tips to Shop Healthy, Nutritionally, & Financially

Save and shop healthy during your next trip to the grocery store by following these six money savings tips.

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Together We Rise – Youth in Transition

When foster families show a commitment to their foster children, it can greatly impact children’s well-being and health – and especially their futures. One teenage

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Mentor Mondays – Myths About Becoming a Big

Often, there are myths about becoming a Big which can keep individuals from volunteering. The staff at Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Central Ohio

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Financial Tip Friday – Start a College Savings Plan.

Saving for a college education can be expensive. Here’s information you should know about starting a college savings plan.

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Did You Know? Kindness Benefits Others AND YOU!

Have you heard? It’s cool to be kind. Find a way to include your kids in putting a little kindness into action every day!

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An opportunity to support nature and the outdoors

(Dover, Ohio) – The Norma Johnson Center (NJC), located three miles outside of Dover on SR 39, is an active conservation and preservation center opened

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Citizens for racial justice announce unique story walk opportunity in Dover

(Dover, Ohio) –  local nonpartisan group Citizens for Racial Justice and Reform is encouraging the community to take a walk around the pond at Dover

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Financial Tip Friday – How to save for your summer vacation.

If you’re wanting to hit the beach this summer, don’t break the bank! Start saving for your summer vacation with these tips today.

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Together We Rise – The Joy of Reunification

One SCJFS foster family, originally planning to adopt, discovers the importance of supporting a mother’s journey to reunify with her daughter and the joy of

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Novosel DIY Home Projects – DIY Puck Light Hack

When you’re wanting to light up your home without additional wires, this puck light hack can help save you time and money.

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Urge to Splurge

Financial Tip Friday – Beat the urge to splurge and save!

During your debt free journey, you may find yourself wanting to spend money. Find out ways to beat that urge to splurge and save instead.

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Virtual education programs available through the PAC

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) –  Performing Arts Center will host two virtual programs for students over the next two months. 

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Your child will love this borax crystal hearts activity!

If you’re looking for a way to help your child fall in love with science, try this experiment and make borax crystal hearts.

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Novosel DIY Home Project – Bathroom Hardware Update

If you’re wanting to give your bathroom the facelift it needs, try this simple fix and switch the hardware.

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Emergency Fund

Financial Tip Friday – All About an Emergency Fund.

An emergency fund is an important step in your debt-free journey. Find out why an emergency fund matters and how to start one today.

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A local library is asking adults to step outside of their comfort zones

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – Adults in Tuscarawas County are being encouraged to step outside their reading comfort zone and participate in the County Library’s 21

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Program cultivates opportunity for creatives in the midst of COVID-19

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – For its second year, Tuscarawas Arts Partnership (TAP) is pleased to announce the ArtsThrive Program has returned with a focus on

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Local program continues to cultivate the passion for kids helping kids

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – The TUFF (Tuscarawas United-Feeding our Future) Bags program continues to serve local school children by partnering at-risk youth from the juvenile

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4 lessons I’m teaching to raise a bully-proof child

(Ohio) – Bullying…it’s something we’ve all either dealt with on one side or the other or witnessed. It’s been around for what seems like the

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Enjoy The Birds & the Bees With Your Valentine!

(Wilmont, Ohio) – The Wilderness Center is inviting the public to an upcoming program they can enjoy with their sweetheart while learning something new!

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DIY Home Project – Shelves Over Doorways

If you’re looking to add more space to display all your favorite things, try this inexpensive DIY home project and put shelves over doorways. 

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Pay off debt

Financial Tip Friday – How to pay off that annoying debt!

If you’re wondering if you can pay off debt, the answer is yes! Find out how with these steps that will help start your debt

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Is your teen looking for something to do, but you’re worried about her safety?

(Dover, Ohio) – The Dover Public Library is launching a new program that may be the answer!

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Give your child resources that teach him about kindness with this new local program

(Dover, Ohio) – We could all use some kindness and compassion these days.

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DIY Home Projects – Boot Scrubbers

If you’re looking for a way to protect your home’s floors and clean your boots this winter, try these DIY boot scrubbers.

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Financial Tip Friday – How to establish and execute a monthly budget plan.

When planning for a better financial future, try establishing and executing a monthly budget plan by following these few steps.

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Your child will love this Igloo STEM Activity!

If you’re looking for an engaging project for your child to experiment with on snow days, this Igloo STEM activity is educational and fun.

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32 Totally FREE Educational Resources for Kids Stuck at Home

From printable worksheets to virtual museum tours, here are 32 of the free resources that we’ve discovered to keep little ones busy.

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Financial Tip Friday – How to Teach Your Kids About Taxes

Kids and taxes do mix. If you’re wondering when the perfect time to talk to your child about taxes, use these tips to start the

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Novosel DIY Home Project – Storage Boxes

Use this DIY home project to turn your leftover cardboard from Christmas boxes into beautiful storage boxes that can be used all year!

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DIY Home Project – Showcase the Love

When you can’t go and give your family love this holiday season, showcase the love in your home with this DIY home project.

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The Wilderness Center Offers Program Packages for the Holidays

(Wilmot, Ohio) – This holiday season, The Wilderness Center encourages everyone to give experience, give knowledge, and give the gift of nature!

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YMCA to host nutritional program for children

(Dover, Ohio) – The program is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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North Canton announces inclusive playground project

(North Canton, Ohio) – Plans have been outlined for the city to break ground in the Spring on a new inclusive playground.

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DIY Home Projects – Holiday Wreaths

Try these festive DIY home projects to make holiday wreaths and create a warm welcome for those who visit or pass by.

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Ice Rink Opens in Downtown Canton

(Canton, Ohio) – Another way for families and individuals to enjoy fun in the winter months is available in downtown Canton with the opening of Hall

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Talking through play: 3 ways puppets can help your child open up

Children come into the world ready to communicate. A baby cries and coos to express their feelings and respond to sounds. The ability to communicate

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DIY Home Projects – 5 Quick Tasks to Prepare for Winter

When preparing for winter this year, these 5 quick and easy DIY home project tasks will help keep you and your family safe.

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Santa’s Mailbox returns to Ashland

(Ashland, Ohio) – You better watch out, you better not pout!

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Stark Community Foundation Awards Grant to The Wilderness Center to Expand Virtual STEM-Based Environmental Education

(Wilmot, Ohio) – The Wilderness Center announced that it has been awarded a $13,125 grant by the Stark Community Foundation. In response to the COVID-19

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Newsymom and Novosel Real Estate to Host Toy Drive to Support Share A Christmas

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – Newsymom LLC and Novosel Real Estate are working together to give back and support Tuscarawas County’s Share A Christmas program.

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Dennison Depot Cancels 2020 Polar Express Rides

(Dennison, Ohio) – The popular Polar Expression train rides will not take place this year as a result of ongoing safety concerns related to COVID-19.

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This pandemic isn’t dampening the holiday spirit in North Canton

(North Canton, Ohio) – Despite the threat posed by COVID-19, the community’s 101st-holiday kickoff will light up the city.

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5 ways to help calm an anxious child

Ever been at a loss to help your child when he or she is anxious?

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Holiday Fun in Tuscarawas County- planned safely for your enjoyment throughout the season

Check out the calendar of events for all the local holiday fun this season!

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HOF to host modified ‘Free Kids Friday’

(Canton, Ohio) – The Pro Football Hall of Fame is calling an audible on its annual “FREE Kids Friday” event. 

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What to say when your young child asks about the coronavirus

‘Uncertain.’ ‘Unprecedented.’ ‘Challenging.’ These are all terms we’ve heard over and over to describe 2020, but these words are difficult to understand for little ears.

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