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Recent articles by Kelly:

McKinley, Massillon fans carry on tailgating tradition

The McKinley-Massillon high school football rivalry spans across generations of fans who continued the tailgating tradition Saturday. → Read More

Canton residents to choose treasurer in November

The contest to be Canton's treasurer is the only undecided race left for city voters this November. → Read More

Fall eats and treats abound in Stark

There's a smorgasbord of inventive, local food offerings sure to put you in the autumn spirit. → Read More

North Canton candidates make their case at forum

Thirteen candidates running for city offices made their political pitches Wednesday night. → Read More

Lathrop neighborhood cleanup planned for Oct. 9

Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio and Republic Services will host a neighborhood revitalization day on Oct. 9. → Read More

Stark County Health Department to administer Pfizer boosters. Here's where you can get it

The Stark County Health Department will administer booster Pfizer doses from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at the Whipple-Dale Center. → Read More

Canton City Council agrees to purchase former Nationwide building

The city will spend $1.25 million to purchase the former Nationwide building from the Downtown Canton Land Bank. → Read More

Northeast Ohio hospital leaders warn of few beds, long wait times

Leaders from regional hospitals on Monday announced a "critical surge" of COVID patients and ask the public to help decrease the number of cases. → Read More

Getting to know Canton's Centennial Plaza: Five interesting features

The plaza's pavilion and 65-foot high spires are easily the most identifiable features. Here are five more. → Read More

Canton City Council adopts 'greater Shorb neighborhood' plan

City Council has formally adopted a plan with the stated purpose to "reinvigorate the greater Shorb neighborhood." → Read More

Chamber of Commerce to 'quarterback' innovation in Canton

City leaders have selected the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce to coordinate all things innovation. → Read More

Dedication scheduled for Centennial Plaza on Sept. 18

Although the plaza opened to the public last year, its dedication was postponed because of the pandemic. → Read More

Lucy the dog gets flight home on private jet

The Schnauzer-terrier mix ran from the scene of a two-vehicle crash on July 31 along U.S. Route 62. → Read More

Stark Parks opens new Harold S. Fry Visitor Center

The Harold S. Fry Visitor Center at Fry Family Park is open to the public after years of planning. → Read More

Shuffleboard, anyone? Canton looks to boost awareness of sport

On Sept. 18, there will be a free family day for novice players at the shuffleboard courts in Weis Park in Canton. → Read More

Stadium Park closed until Tuesday

Stadium Park is closed to traffic until 7 a.m. Tuesday because of Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement events. → Read More

Canton Recycling Center gets new manager, $47k state grant

The Canton Recycling Center will start August with a new manager and $47,200 in state funding for site improvements. → Read More

Is Stark still the self-proclaimed golf capital of Ohio?

Stark County's claim as "Ohio's Golf Capital" might be in the rough after another well-known course is set to close. → Read More

Women's Football Alliance Championships come to Canton

Women's tackle football will make its debut in Canton. → Read More

Canton City Council divided over clerk search

Council members passionately debate who should be the next clerk of council. → Read More