Articles from Canton Rep

Letter to the editor: Grant from city of Canton, donations furthered Ex-Newsboys' cause

On behalf of the Canton Ex-Newsboys, I would like to thank Canton Mayor Thomas Bernabei, his staff and all who were responsible in awarding our organization a Community Development Block Grant. As a result of this grant, we were able to help 670 students in Canton at a cost of $74,622 this school year.The financial assistance from CDBG of $40,000 significantly aided us in achieving our goal, “That No School Child Shall Miss School for the Need of Shoes or Clothing.”I would also […]

Letter to the editor: U.S. intelligence pros describe president as totally out of his league

On Jan. 29, the heads of our $81 billion intelligence agencies gave their Worldwide Threat Assessment to the Senate. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats testified that ISIS can still field thousands of fighters and is not defeated.The director of the CIA, Gina Haspel, said Iran is still in compliance with the nuclear treaty. She also said the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a premeditated murder at the behest of the highest order of the Saudi government. FBI Director […]

National podcast, radio show coming to St. Michael

PLAIN TWP.  St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church will host a live, on- the-road recording of the national radio program and podcast “Open Your Hymnal” March 3, 4 and 5.”Open Your Hymnal” is aired on the Living Bread Radio network and features hosts Matt Reichert and Zack Stachowski in conversation with today’s leading liturgical composers.The special guest for this three-night event is acclaimed liturgical musician Marty Haugen, composer of […]

Area deaths for Feb. 22

BRADFORD, Elisha, 65; call two hours before the service at 3 p.m. Sunday at Reed in Canton.DEEDS, Charles L., 85, of Dover; call 5 to 9 p.m. Feb. 28 at Geib in Dover; service at 11 a.m. March 1 at Dover First United Methodist Church.DUNIVANT, Elbert C., 85, of Canton; call 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at True Light Christian Ministries; service at 11 a.m. Monday. J.E. Washington Funeral Home.KELLERMAN, Shirley J., […]

DeWine wants entire 18-cent gas-tax hike imposed at once

COLUMBUS  Gov. Mike DeWine wants all of his requested 18-cents-a-gallon increase in the gasoline tax to maintain and upgrade Ohio’s roads and bridges imposed July 1, with no phase in.Prior increases in the state gas tax have been implemented over a few years. In his transportation budget submitted Thursday morning to the House Finance Committee, DeWine also asked that the gas tax be indexed to increase annually by the rate of inflation to avoid erosion of its […]