Articles from Canton Rep

North Canton's Zion UCC offers help-yourself goods for needy

NORTH CANTON  The median household income in North Canton is $52,530 a year. That’s a little better than the countywide average of $50,117.Residents there are proud of their school system, which is consistently scores well in achievement testing, and the city often is cited as one of the best places to live in the United States.That doesn’t preclude some residents from t struggling to make ends meet.In September, Zion United Church of Christ at 415 […]

INVESTIGATION: Airlines damage thousands of wheelchairs

After a United Airlines flight three years ago, Isabelle Briar ripped open her thumb as she pushed her wheelchair away from the gate. The airline had cracked the metal grip ring, leaving a sharp, protruding shard.The same airline ignored Cindy Otis’ complaint about damage to her power chair in 2006, responding weeks later and only after she had an attorney write a letter threatening to sue.In 2017, U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Illinois, boarded a flight hours […]

Area deaths for Oct. 20

BEDDELL, Paul L., 79; no calling hours.BENSON, James D., 77, of Summerville, S.C., formerly of Canton; private service.COCKLIN, Victoria, 92, of Massillon; no service. Vrabel.CRAFT, Elizabethann, 64, of Canton; service 1 p.m., Monday, at the Chapel at Forest Hill Cemetery. Lamiell.FRANK, Dorothy J., 94; service 1 p.m., Thursday, at North Canton Cemetery. Heritage. […]