Articles from Canton Rep

Arts and cultural tourism grants announced

CANTON  More than $300,000 in Arts & Cultural Tourism Grants have been awarded to local organizations for the 2019 cycle.The 2019 Arts & Cultural Tourism Grant cycle is the second of a 10-year cooperative agreement between Visit Canton and ArtsinStark to utilize one-sixth of the portion of Stark County lodging tax committed for the operation of the Convention & Visitors’ Bureau, for granting financial support to arts initiatives and events that […]

This photo of a mall Santa talking to a 93-year-old WWII veteran will warm your heart

The joy of the holiday season isn’t just for children – your heart will grow three sizes when you see this photo of a mall Santa Claus spreading Christmas cheer to a World War II veteran.Gina Wilbur was visiting a mall in Wilmington, Del. when she spotted Santa walking toward a veteran sitting on a wall. According to her Facebook post, the veteran […]

Top stories of 2018: The Mueller investigation

Since May of 2017, former FBI director Robert Mueller has led an investigation into Russian interference during the 2016 election.In 2018, Mueller’s investigation led to its first arrests, indictments and convictions.In February, 13 Russian nationals and three Russian companies were indicted for the alleged spread of fake news and information warfare.In June, Mueller indicted 13 more Russians, this time intelligence officers, for allegedly hacking Democratic […]