Benjamin Duer,

Benjamin Duer

North Canton, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Benjamin:

Don't let backyard critters win. Here's how to curb raccoon and squirrel damage

How do you curb critters from damaging your property? Pest control experts have suggestions for raccoons, squirrels and more creatures. → Read More

ODOT announces new restrictions, ramp closures for $13.7 million project in Stark County

A $13.7 million project on U.S. Route 62 in Canton and Plain Township aims to improve safety and reduce crashes by relocating a stretch. → Read More

Cracked Egg Cafe requiring a $5 priority reservation fee to curb no-shows on Mother's Day

Cracked Egg Cafe in Plain Township introduces a common feature in major cities: reservation deposits. The $5 fee seeks to curb no-shows. → Read More

Dillie, a Canal Fulton domesticated deer that became famous, has died at 18

A deer named Dillie, who was saved by a Stark County veterinarian at a young age and raised, becoming famous, has died. → Read More

Better Business Bureau: 'Grandparent scams' use panic to prey on unsuspecting loved ones

Hartville woman shares the story of how a scam artist cost her $8,500 by making her believe her grandson was hurt and in legal trouble. → Read More

Firefighters are battling house fire in the 1000 block of Sixth Street NE in Canton

Firefighters are on the scene of a house fire Monday night on Canton's northeast side on Sixth Street near Gibbs. → Read More

Craving a corned beef or Reuben sandwich? Here's where you can find them in Stark County

Here's where you can grab a Reuben or corned beef sandwich this St. Patrick's Day in the Akron-Canton area. → Read More

U.S. Senate candidate J.D. Vance makes campaign stop in East Canton

J.D. Vance, an author and Republican Senate candidate, makes campaign stop Wednesday night in East Canton. → Read More

Hitting a pothole is the worst. Drivers spend nearly $3 billion repairing damage, AAA says

Damage caused by hitting potholes cost U.S. drivers nearly $3 billion annually, according to AAA. "It can cost more than $1,000 to fix problems." → Read More

Canton City Council OK's new contract with firefighters

The new contract for Canton firefighters includes pay raises, hazard pay and the addition of Juneteenth holiday. → Read More

Stark County Humane Society staff stayed overnight to care for animals during winter storm

Stark County Humane Society staff members stayed overnight to make sure the animals inside would be safe. → Read More

Winter storm: What to expect Thursday night into Friday: Schools closed, heavy snowfall

The winter storm dubbed Landon will likely close some schools Friday for a second time this week in Stark County. → Read More

Stark County's winter storm guide: School closings, canceled events, snow forecast

A major snowstorm dubbed Winter Storm Landon forecasted to dump 4-8 inches in the Stark County area, prompting schools to cancel classes Thursday. → Read More

Derek Shaffer drops 'interim' label and becomes the fire chief for Uniontown

Derek Shaffer, a 26-year veteran of the Uniontown Fire Department, was sworn-in Tuesday as the new fire chief. → Read More

Winter started mild in the Stark County area. It has picked up the pace lately.

The Akron-Canton area is 4.5 inches above average for snowfall during the winter season, as of Jan. 23. Most of the 26.8 inches fell Jan. 16-17. → Read More

Massillon PD: Detectives investigating stabbing that kills one, injures two; a suspect in custody.

Massillon police said a stabbing killed one and injured two Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, on Lake Trail NE. One person has been arrested. → Read More

Where can families go to sled ride in Stark County? Here are several suggestions.

Here's a list of sledding hills in the Stark County area for children and adults to enjoy after it snows. → Read More

Most Stark County schools will be closed Tuesday due to weather and road conditions

Most Stark County schools staying closed Tuesday due to snowfall after being closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. → Read More

Sugardale exits the bologna market and fans of Cleveland bologna are dismayed

After a century, Sugardale leaves the bologna market and loyal customers are not OK with it. They hope the company reconsiders the decision. → Read More

Several Stark County area restaurants will be open on Christmas Day

Here is a list of some of the area restaurants that will be open on Christmas. → Read More