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Tim Botos


Canton, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Tim:

"It's kind of a happy/sad." Floom family saying goodbye to longtime Jackson Twp. farm

The children of Ken and Vivian Floom said they enjoyed an ideal childhood in Jackson Township homestead. Now, it's finally time to sell the old place. → Read More

'You just write.' Incumbent U.S. poet laureate visits Massillon

Joy Harjo's "An American Sunrise" is Massillon's Big Read book. The program, in its 15th year, is what brought the incumbent poet laurate to town. → Read More

BellStores hits with DeVitis sandwiches

BellStores wanted to improve its sandwich menu. DeVitis store in Akron makes thousands of sandwiches a week. The local businesses found each other. → Read More

Stark housing board will handle search for new executive director

The Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority Board will handle the executive director search itself. → Read More

Enduring Legacies: Vliet's football tackling record still stands 70 years later

Linebacker Charles Vliet made 42 tackles in one game for Massillon in 1950. It quite possibly will never be broken. → Read More

'It's amazing; a special piece.' Canton factory photo album lands at McKinley museum

A Columbus man with Canton roots saved a photo album from auction, then donated it to the McKinley museum. → Read More

Think you're a pinball wizard? Local leagues promote game, welcome all skill levels

The resurgence of pinball is good business for Rack It Up! arcade. Two leagues provide competition, but also a social gathering for all walks of life → Read More

Keith Hochadel named Canton Township trustee

Keith Hochadel emerged from field of eight applicants to fill unexpired term of William Mittas who died Jan. 3. → Read More

Enduring Legacies: Was the tortured end for Troy Ellis caused by brain traumas and CTE?

The Troy Ellis most everyone knew was not the person those closest to him saw. The former Massillon football star killed himself; may have had CTE. → Read More

'I was biting ankles:' Stark teen struggles to avoid being trampled at Astroworld event

Cooper Downerd said he wasn't sure he would make it out alive after he was pinned to the ground during concert surge that killed 8 and injured more. → Read More

How secure are your votes? We followed the voting process Tuesday night to see

Not only are voting machines not connected to the Internet, they're not even connected to each other. Ballots arrive for tabulating in sealed boxes. → Read More

Green family reflects on love, life and deadly decisions involving COVID-19

With so much information to digest about the COVID vaccines, Andrew Schank tried to do the right thing. In the end, he realized he was wrong, → Read More

Housing Authority probe sent to Inspector General

Former Housing Authority Development Director Ashley Currence had ties to newly-formed company awarded $121,635 in work for the public housing agency. → Read More

Election alert: Early voting begins Tuesday

Widespread early voting options were introduced 15 years ago in Ohio. It's become an attractive option, especially in the midst of a pandemic. → Read More

Mom of 'dying' Canton girl accused of fabricating story

A Canton mother, who led the world to believe her 11-year-old daughter was terminally ill, is accused of making up illness. Dad takes custody for now. → Read More

Beer with your bacon and eggs? 44 Bob Evans locations in Ohio applying for liquor licenses

In all, 44 Bob Evans locations around Ohio have applications pending with state liquor license officials, to permit sale of alcoholic beverages. → Read More

Here come the orange barrels: ODOT plans $122 million worth of projects in Stark

The Ohio Department of Transportation will unveil all its planned Northeast Ohio road projects on April 8. → Read More

These 20 popular restaurants in Stark County have become locally extinct

An online photo gallery features 20 more restaurants that have either closed or are no longer in Stark County. Remember Noble Roman's, Lujan's .... ? → Read More

Canton Local Schools to revise advertising sign rules after losing $$$

A new system for buying and placing ad banners at Canton South High School athletic facilities should streamline the process for collecting payments. → Read More

Not yet a record turnout in Stark County

The Stark County Board of Elections will certify official results later this month. The turnout will be high -- but a record remains to be seen. → Read More