Stages & Ages

All Stages & Ages

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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Shop local this holiday season with this massive list of Tuscarawas County businesses!

Locally owned, personal service, support the folks that support the local quality of life in Tuscarawas County!

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TV and Tobacco – A dangerous match for our teens

Research indicates that there is a connection between watching tobacco use on-screen and starting to smoke.

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Including You – Get to know Alyson as she becomes more independent with TuscBDD services

“My name is Alyson. I’m 27-years-old. I was living in a group home for five years.”

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This comic breaks down the coronavirus so kids can better understand

NPR is sharing information regarding a comic that helps children better understand the coronavirus.

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Creating Christmas magic with the Polar Express!

The holiday season is here and protocols have been put in place to ensure the magic of the holidays continues!

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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

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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.

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Dover Public Library to Host Water Tower for Kids Program

(Dover, Ohio) – The Dover Public Library will host a virtual program called Water Towers for Kids on Saturday, November 21 at 10:00 AM.

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Including You – Coping with grief through COVID

These are uncertain times and we continue to suffer the loss of many things from our typical holiday events to our daily routines.

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Differences in childcare and education surprise researchers

A new study is one of the few that takes a look at kids’ child care experiences from birth to kindergarten.

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This is Public Health – They are trying to hook your kids

Experts are sending a warning to parents: Big tobacco is trying to hook your kids.

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Free book program launches in Ashland County

(Ashland, Ohio) – Books are now available for free for children in Ashland County.

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Helping Hands – Get your childcare program tested for lead for FREE

During this time it’s important to remember all aspects of staying healthy and that includes testing your childcare facility for lead.

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Real People. Real Fun. Travel Tusc – Making memories while learning!

Check out this list of rich and unique activities in Tuscarawas County that are both entertaining and full of learning opportunities!

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Helping your teen quit smoking

Prevention is always ideal, but sometimes the next best thing is cessation.

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Virtual Programs being offered locally for Teens

(Dover, Ohio) – Every Tuesday at 4:00 PM, local teens in grades six through twelve are welcome to join the Dover Public Library for online

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Including You – Tuscarawas County woman publishes children’s book

Thinking about how nervous I would get as a child made me think of all the students I work with, and the different behaviors they

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This is Public Health – diabetes and school-age youth

This National Diabetes Month experts are bringing more awareness to youth diabetes.

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United Way of Greater Stark County to host a virtual college planning seminar

For high school students, planning for college is much more than filling out an application.

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Helping Hands – Six Indicators of Quality Child Care

Trying to find a child care center you can trust can seem like a daunting task, but COAD4Kids is offering six important indicators that will

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A young mother opens up about her battle with breast cancer

“I actually found my tumor on my own. I rolled over in the night and woke up just enough to feel something wasn’t right. I

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Healthy Tip Tuesday – Is your teen getting enough shut eye?

Adequate sleep contributes to a student’s overall health and well-being. Students should get the proper amount of sleep at night to help stay focused, improve

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Helping Hands – Services and resources available to help families afford quality childcare programs

Choosing quality and reliable childcare services is a priority for many parents, but affording those at the top of the list may seem daunting.

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Ohio children going unvaccinated due to fear of COVID-19

(Ohio) – A recent report from Ohio Governor Mike DeWine indicates many children across the state are going without vaccinations due to ongoing fears related

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Including You – Services early on can help prevent more intervention later in life

The Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities’ Early Intervention Specialists are ready to help families today.

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Cartoonist draws guides to help children talk about mental illness

(U.S.) – The Center for Cartoon Studies is known for creating comics that present complicated information in clear, easy to understand ways.

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Mentor Monday – Mentoring to prevent childhood bullying

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – Big Brothers Big Sisters sees bullying as a direct threat to the inherent potential that exists in every child.

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When does your teen feel loved?

(U.S.) – Parenting teenagers can often feel like a feat you simply aren’t prepared for, but a new study is offering some insight on how

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Parents are very worried their kids will get COVID-19 at school

(U.S.) – Nearly half of U.S. parents reported they are “very worried” that their children will contract COVID-19 at school or in childcare facilities.

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Yes, more and more young adults are living with their parents – but is that necessarily bad?

(U.S.) – Millions of college students have been living at home since their campuses closed due to the coronavirus.

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Including You – Three common ADHD myths debunked

Celebrate ADHD Awareness Month by debunking these common myths about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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A local healthcare facility and a community are teaming up to help those struggling

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – New Philadelphia’s Office of the Mayor, the New Philadelphia Police Department, and Community Mental Healthcare, Inc. (CMH) are launching a new

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Remote learning isn’t new: Radio instruction in the 1937 polio epidemic

A UNICEF survey found that 94% of countries implemented some form of remote learning when COVID-19 closed schools last spring, including in the United States.

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Including You – Local SSAs are ready to help

There are local advocates ready to serve people with developmental disabilities from early childhood through their adult lives.

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Local library welcomes children to participate in haunted hunt

(Dover, Ohio) –  It’s that time of the year when the ghosts and goblins come out to play.

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Healthy Tip Tuesday – School Decision-Making Tool for Parents, Caregivers, and Guardians

(Dennison, Ohio) – Many parents, caregivers, and guardians face new and difficult choices about how their child will return to school in the fall, such

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Fathers Walk Your Child to School Day

(Canton, Ohio) – The event may look slightly different this year, but the importance remains the same.

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Ohio mother credits ‘Count the Kicks’ app for saving her baby’s life

(Ohio) – When Chrissy Soughton downloaded the Count the Kicks app she had no idea the free app would save her daughter’s life.

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The need for child care providers has never been greater!

Coad4kids is an Ohio-based agency that is ready with services and financial support to those interested in becoming a childcare provider.

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5 ways to play with baby at home

The days with a baby can often run together and seem magical one moment and then mundane the next. But, each day you have the

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TCHD Plans Small Change to Safety Day Event this Saturday, September 26th

(Newcomerstown, Ohio) —This week is National Child Passenger Safety Week. To promote vehicle passenger safety awareness, the Tuscarawas County Health Department is partnering with Wendy’s

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Local Communities to Join ‘Project Hope’ in Ongoing Prevention and Education Efforts

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – A collaborative community initiative is set to launch in Tuscarawas County as part of the ongoing education and awareness efforts around

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Ohio launches effort to prevent youth suicides

(Ohio) – State organizations are teaming up to bring the Zero Suicide Institute (ZSI) to Ohio.

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Including You – Finding local support for adults with developmental disabilities

Adults with developmental disabilities have access to many organizations and agencies locally with a mission to support them.

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New Philadelphia VFW announces scholarship program

New Philadelphia Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1445 is announcing the 2020-2021 Voice of Democracy scholarship program.

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Healthy Tip Tuesday: 8 CDC Health Hacks for back-to-school success

(Dennison, Ohio) – To have a great school year, kids need to stay healthy. Healthy students are better learners.

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Executive Director of Ashland mental health center issues heart-felt statement to those struggling with addiction

(Ashland, Ohio) – Appleseed Community Mental Health Center is reminding residents that local help with recovery is available.

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Coronavirus outbreak forces young adults to move back in with family

The coronavirus outbreak has pushed millions of Americans, especially young adults, to move in with family members.

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