Robert Wang,

Robert Wang

Canton, OH, United States

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  • The Columbus Dispatch

Recent articles by Robert:

May primary is Tuesday. Polls open 6:30 a.m.

While some have voted early, the vast majority of Stark County voters casting ballots in the primary will do so at polling locations Tuesday. → Read More

Families plant trees in memories of loved ones on Earth Day

About 30 people planted trees Saturday near the Wilderness Center in Sugarcreek Township to honor loved ones and support the center's conservation efforts. → Read More

Facing Trump-backed primary challenger, Congressman Bob Gibbs announces retirement

Congressman Bob Gibbs, who has represented most of Stark County since 2013, is withdrawing from his re-election bid. → Read More

Double hit: Stark County food banks dealing with inflation as need increases

Local food pantries are facing increasing difficulty getting the same diversity of food they got last year as needy suffer from rising costs. → Read More

Late state grant of $500K to cover much of Fulton tunnel cost hike

Higher construction bids threatened to kill the Fulton tunnel project. But Stark Parks got a last-minute $500,000 state grant. → Read More

Search for new forensic pathologist for Stark County stalled

The Stark County coroner's office has made no progress in the hiring of a forensic pathologist the past year. → Read More

Former Stark County legislator appointed to committee that enforces campaign finance law

Christina Hagan may be the first Stark County resident to serve on the Ohio Elections Commission. → Read More

Stark commissioners get update on delays, future of court e-file project

Court officials gave Stark County commissioners an update on the delayed debut of electronic court document filing. → Read More

'Four dollars is ... sick.' Akron-Canton motorists encounter sticker shock at the pump

Regular unleaded gas prices in Northeast Ohio have reached nearly $3.70 a gallon. Motorists have not seen gas prices here this high since 2014. → Read More

Greater Stark County Urban League celebrates 100 years

Supporters of the Greater Stark County Urban League Saturday celebrated the organization's 100 years of serving the community. → Read More

SARTA seeks to build support for hydrogen hub in Ohio

The Stark Area Transit Authority has recruited dozens of partners to get a federal grant for Ohio to fund the emergence of the hydrogen industry. → Read More

'All hands on deck' for Stark County pizzerias on Super Bowl Sunday

Pizza restaurant owners and managers say they've stocked up on ingredients and maximized staffing for Super Bowl Sunday. → Read More

Filing deadlines pass for county, state candidates. Who's on the May 3 ballot?

Local candidates had to file to run by the 4 p.m. Wednesday deadline. Here's the ballot. → Read More

Preliminary sales tax figures indicate hot November sales in Stark County

Stark County's sales tax revenue from November sales rose about 15%, according to preliminary state figures. → Read More

Property tax bills start landing in mailboxes this week

Thousands of Stark County property owners will begin receiving their property tax bills this week. → Read More

Stark Parks board to interview 5 candidates for park director job

The Stark County Park district board will interview five candidates for its park director position next week. Three live or work in Stark County. → Read More

Taxpayers who worked from home outside cities may be entitled to large tax refunds

Employees working entirely from home in townships with no income taxes can apply for refunds on taxes withheld from their pay and paid to cities. → Read More

New Year's Eve shoppers say they'll start 2022 in familiar place

Many shoppers at the Strip said they were not seeking out large gatherings on New Year's Eve. → Read More

ABCD'S Will Dent plays key role in housing, transporting Canton residents

Will Dent, the CEO of ABCD, is one of the Canton Repository's Unsung Heroes for 2021. → Read More

Stark commissioners approve weights and measures arrangement with Columbiana County

The Stark County commissioners Wednesday approved a weights and measures agreement with Columbiana County. → Read More