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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 pandemic and the challenges being faced by schools, this grant has funded the purchase of needed equipment and materials to enable The Wilderness Center’s STEM-based environmental education program to move …

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Akron Children’s Hospital primary care practices launch telehealth option for pediatrician interviews

(Akron, Ohio) – Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics and the Locust Pediatric Care Group now offer free provider interviews via telehealth. “We’ve always offered in-person interviews for expectant parents who are choosing a provider for their babies – or parents who want to change their child’s primary care provider,” said Ben Teske, director of primary care …

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Five local artists creating installations for “Illumination” in downtown CantonCanton, Ohio –

(Canton, Ohio) – ArtsinStark and Visit Canton selected five artists following the public art call to create light art installations for an exhibition in downtown Canton called “Illumination” in January and February 2021.

Local Health Departments Make Plea for Help in the Battle Against COVID-19 Spread

(Dover, Ohio) – Tuscarawas County is currently at the forefront in the State of Ohio of a potential growing crisis with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Health Commissioners from the New Philadelphia City Health Department and the Tuscarawas County Health Department are making a critical plea for help from the community to strictly adhere to well-established …

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The Wilderness Center to Offer Virtual Dark Sky Conservation Conference

Artificial light at night has revolutionized the way we live and work outdoors, but it has come at a steep price.