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  1. Thousands still without power in Wooster areaSat, 17 Nov 2018 03:46:47 GMT
    Power outages throughout the Wooster area will likely continue throughout the day Friday, with thousands in the dark - and cold - since Thursday. Scott Fuller, a spokesperson for AEP Ohio, said approximately 2,800 customers in the Wooster area are without power as of 10:30 a.m. Friday. More...
  2. Wayne County 10-year-old gives away $10,000 in clothesFri, 16 Nov 2018 23:30:30 GMT
    WOOSTER - Carter Buchholz isn't waiting until he is older to tackle some of life's biggest issues, from global warming to community prosperity. The 10-year-old Edgewood Middle School fifth-grade student has already secured a position of leadership as a board member of KIDBOX, a company which bills itself as "on a mission to clothe 1 million children in need." On Wednesday night, he put on a $1,000 event at Cornerstone Elementary School and gave away $10,000 of merchandise - not bad for a junior executive who turned his ambition to philanthropy. More...
  3. Schaeffler promotes apprenticeship program with open houseFri, 16 Nov 2018 19:20:19 GMT
    As winter arrives and high school seniors contemplate their futures, Schaeffler presented its pitch to local students Thursday evening during an open house spotlighting its apprenticeship program. The company hosted 70 students, many of whom were joined by their parents for an information session followed by a guided tour of the plant. More...
  4. Window Wonderland kicks off holiday season FridayFri, 16 Nov 2018 00:39:27 GMT
    The area's 2018 holiday season kicks off Friday when Santa makes his first local appearance at Window Wonderland in downtown Wooster. The event - which includes the lighting of the Children's Christmas Tree and the Community Christmas Tree, as well as decorated windows in stores all throughout downtown - begins at 6:30 p.m. and continues until 9:30 p.m. Window Wonderland is presented by Main Street Wooster and for 30 years has been the kickoff to Christmas in Wooster. More...
  5. Winter weather causes slick roads, school closingsThu, 15 Nov 2018 20:26:54 GMT
    The area's first real winter weather of the season is causing slick roads and multiple school closings this morning. Wayne and Holmes counties are under a winter weather advisory until 7 p.m. today. More...
  6. Joyful Cafe serves as a crossroadsThu, 15 Nov 2018 16:09:32 GMT
    The new Joyful Cafe, starting with a soft opening this week at Wooster Community Hospital's HealthPoint, stands at a crossroads for customers and employees. It intersects a busy traffic pattern at the facility where it will attract patrons; and at the same time, it reflects a growing work force opportunity. More...
  7. Downtown merchants want Wooster to address safety, security issues - nowThu, 15 Nov 2018 11:53:26 GMT
    The city administration sat down Wednesday morning to face a roomful of downtown merchants and employees who say downtown Wooster's hard-won good reputation is being ruined by the homeless, by drug users and others who are scaring both them and their customers. "We need a solution now, not six to 12 months from now," said Main Street Wooster Executive Director Sandra Hull. More...
  8. Out and AboutThu, 15 Nov 2018 07:28:09 GMT
    The Career Center's Animal and Vet Science Lab will host Pamper Your Pet, featuring baths, nail trims and painting, ear cleanings and anal gland expressions. A donation of $20-50 is suggested, depending on the size of your dog, but the program will accept any amount that you feel comfortable with. More...
  9. Fredericksburg library celebrates 20 yearsWed, 14 Nov 2018 11:03:45 GMT
    The story of the Fredericksburg Community Library is told in its connections and illustrated by the volume of its materials and patronage of its activities. An almost entirely volunteer effort, the library has grown through donations of time and materials to be an impressive community destination involving many partners and celebrating 20 years. More...
  10. Medway arrests Wooster man on drug, weapons chargesWed, 14 Nov 2018 06:46:02 GMT
    A Wooster man faces several drug and weapons-related charges after the Medway Drug Enforcement Agency executed a search warrant last Thursday night in the 300 block of East North Street. Chase Good, 43, was arrested Thursday night, the conclusion of a Medway investigation into drug trafficking at 355 E. North St., according to a news release from the agency. More...
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  1. Darts-Players let rip in flatulence row at Grand Slam of DartsSat, 17 Nov 2018 13:36:05 -0500
    Players set more than just their arrows flying at the Grand Slam of Darts this week, with opponents rowing over who had emitted noxious smells during their match, media reported on Saturday. More...
  2. Japan cybersecurity and Olympics minister: 'I've never used a computer'Thu, 15 Nov 2018 04:36:43 -0500
    (Corrects minister's time in parliament in second paragraph of this Nov. 14 story.) More...
  3. Soccer: Referee banned by FA after rock, paper, scissors blunderTue, 13 Nov 2018 19:52:57 -0500
    Referee David McNamara has been handed a three-week ban by the English FA for asking two captains to play rock, paper, scissors to decide the kick-off before a Women's Super League (WSL) match after forgetting his coin, British media reported on Tuesday. More...
  4. 'Frog ladders' help critters escape death-trap drainsThu, 08 Nov 2018 06:04:37 -0500
    A small group of British conservationists are installing mesh- covered ladders in roadside drains to save trapped amphibians from certain death. More...
  5. Rotten shark made you queasy? A vomit bag for every guest at the Disgusting Food MuseumSun, 04 Nov 2018 04:52:31 -0500
    The dead mouse in the Chinese wine sure looks nasty, and the maggots in the cheese tend to put people off. But nothing is more horrible to an unaccustomed palate than the Icelandic fermented shark. It's the worst. Or so says the expert. More...
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