Amy L. Knapp,

Amy L. Knapp

Massillon, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Amy:

'They gave their lives for us': Banners along Lincoln Way honor western Stark veterans

Fifteen 5-foot banners featuring 29 deceased veterans have been hung along Lincoln Way ahead of Memorial Day. → Read More

Chick-fil-A 'actively pursuing' site for city's first location

Officials of the fast-food operation said they are in the early process but are "actively pursuing" the restaurant's first location in Massillon. → Read More

'Biggest blessing:' IMPACT Massillon to clean-up Fourth Street SW neighborhood

City residents are asked to get out and clean up their neighborhoods June 4 while IMPACT Massillon beautifies Fourth Street SW during day of service. → Read More

Brewster fire chief hopes return of annual festival brings back normalcy, crowds

The 2020 and 2021 installments of the festival were canceled because of the COVID pandemic. This year's event runs June 1 through 4. → Read More

'I owe this place more than it owes me.' Perry Superintendent Beatty retiring

Scott Beatty has served as superintendent since 2015. He is set to retire July 31. → Read More

'Sharing is what it is all about.' Keller Williams employees spruce up Straight Path Center

About 70 volunteers with Keller Williams Legacy Group Realty cleaned, painted and spruced up the community center. → Read More

'This is my dream.' Uncle Ray's Restaurant and Bar set to open in Canal Fulton

Uncle Ray's Restaurant in Canal Fulton will feature home-cooked meals from Middle Eastern dishes to pizza, burgers & seafood. → Read More

'I knew my teacher knew what to do:' Tusalw teacher saves choking student

A piece of ice from a frozen treat became lodged in Donte Drotar's throat. His teacher sprung into action and performed the Heimlich maneuver. → Read More

'It's really a dream.' Couple transforming historic Canal Fulton building into B&B

Mike and Krissy Widuck are transforming a 140-year-old building in Canal Fulton into an Airbnb. → Read More

Massillon Woman's Club fashion show features language of flowers

The show was part of the club's annual Daffodil lunch. → Read More

'Ready to rock and roll.' Perry BOE OKs purchase of Doctors Hospital site for new school

The board agreed to pay $850,000 for the little more than nine-acre site at 420 Austin Ave. NW. → Read More

Massillon will create east, west campuses for elementary schools

Massillon has chosen sites for its new elementary schools. Construction on the $45 million project may begin in 2024. → Read More

Malfunctioning wiring causes smoke, smell at Stinson Elementary; classes to resume

Officials are waiting for the all-clear from the fire department before students return to the building. → Read More

'We have big goals." Tuslaw parents launch efforts to improve soccer complex

More than $20,000 has been raised to kickoff improvement effort for the Tuslaw soccer facilities. → Read More

Long-time Lawrence Township Fire Chief Mark Stewart stepping down from job

Stewart cited health reasons for his departure. Assistant Chief David Cole was appointed acting chief. → Read More

Chris Lapish hired as Tuslaw's new athletic director

New Tuslaw Athletic Director Chris Lapish replaces David Burkett who is retiring after 13 years on the job. → Read More

Tuslaw buys kayaks to help with new conservation science class

Tuslaw purchased 30 kayaks for its new conservation science course with the help of an Ohio Department of Natural Resources grant. → Read More

Canal Fulton couple looks to share their love for the city along the canal

Canal Life aims to make Canal Fulton visually appealing, prosperous and inclusive. → Read More

Tuslaw puts focus on military children with month-long celebration

At least 15 Tuslaw Local Schools' students have a parent on active duty. → Read More

Kasey the Fire Dog wows as he promotes fire safety at area schools

The Kasey Program is a philanthropic organization established in 1995 to bring safety skills to children in a fun and memorable way. → Read More