About Ourtown Own A Town Sign In
Oddly Enough
  1. Staff at Italian hospital suspected of shirking on grand scaleFri, 24 Feb 2017 13:55:30 -0500
    ROME (Reuters) - Doctors and nurses are among 94 hospital workers from Naples who have been placed under investigation on suspicion of repeatedly skipping work, police said on Friday. More...
  2. Japanese men hold competition to celebrate baldnessWed, 22 Feb 2017 15:29:30 -0500
    TSURUTA CITY, JAPAN (Reuters) - More than 30 bald men gathered at a hot spring facility in Tsuruta City, Japan, on Wednesday to show off their hairless heads and have fun. More...
  3. Runaway bull dies after escape from New York City slaughterhouseTue, 21 Feb 2017 16:58:10 -0500
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A runaway bull led New York City police on a wild chase after escaping from a slaughterhouse on Tuesday, but the animal died after being cornered in someone's backyard, officials said. More...
  4. Texas lawmaker wants to end emoji mix-ups with Chilean flagSat, 18 Feb 2017 17:07:52 -0500
    AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A state lawmaker filed a resolution this week urging people to think before they text and stop using an emoji of the Chilean flag, which resembles the Lone Star State flag, as a symbol of Texas pride. More...
  5. Dubai police summon Russian model who dangled from skyscraper: newspaperSat, 18 Feb 2017 15:36:06 -0500
    DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai police have summoned a Russian model who posed for a video while dangling from a skyscraper to sign a pledge not to put her life in danger again, a local newspaper reported on Saturday. More...
Reuters News Feeds
  1. Malaysia to sweep Kuala Lumpur airport for toxic chemicals after Kim Jong Nam murderSat, 25 Feb 2017 09:32:26 -0500
    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia will sweep one of the terminals at Kuala Lumpur international airport for toxic chemicals after Kim Jong Nam was murdered there with a nerve agent last week, as authorities said they would issue an arrest warrant if a North Korean diplomat wanted over the death did not come forward. More...
  2. Warren Buffett rails against fee-hungry Wall Street managersSat, 25 Feb 2017 10:45:04 -0500
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire Warren Buffett, whose stock picks over several decades have turned Berkshire Hathaway Inc into one of the most successful conglomerates, delivered another black eye to the investment industry on Saturday, saying investors should "stick with low-cost index funds." More...
  3. Democrats to pick chairman to lead party against Trump, RepublicansSat, 25 Feb 2017 01:16:43 -0500
    ATLANTA (Reuters) - After a brutal election loss in November, Democrats will choose a new leader on Saturday to begin the daunting task of rebuilding the party and heading the political opposition to Republican President Donald Trump. More...
  4. France's Hollande fires back at Trump over Paris commentsSat, 25 Feb 2017 09:33:35 -0500
    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande fired back at Donald Trump on Saturday after the U.S. president remarked in a speech that a friend thought "Paris is no longer Paris" after attacks by Islamist militants. More...
  5. Trump vows military build-up, hammers nationalist themesFri, 24 Feb 2017 20:07:17 -0500
    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said he would make a massive budget request for one of the "greatest military buildups in American history" on Friday in a feisty, campaign-style speech extolling robust nationalism to eager conservative activists. More...
  6. Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium ore, seek Russia help to make nuclear fuelSat, 25 Feb 2017 07:52:46 -0500
    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran plans to buy 950 tonnes of uranium ore from Kazakhstan over three years and expects to get Russian help in producing nuclear fuel, its top nuclear official said in remarks published on Saturday. More...
  7. Dakota protesters regroup, plot resistance to other pipelinesSat, 25 Feb 2017 06:08:15 -0500
    CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) - Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline who were pushed out of their protest camp this week have vowed to keep up efforts to stop the multibillion-dollar project and take the fight to other pipelines as well. More...
  8. First planned North Korea-U.S. contact in Trump administration canceled: WSJFri, 24 Feb 2017 23:53:49 -0500
    SEOUL (Reuters) - Plans for the first contact between North Korea and the United States after President Donald Trump took office were canceled after the U.S. State Department denied a visa for the top envoy from Pyongyang, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. More...
  9. Iraqi forces push deeper into western Mosul as civilians fleeSat, 25 Feb 2017 10:09:38 -0500
    MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul on Saturday, advancing in several populated southern districts after punching through the defences of Islamic State's last major urban stronghold in Iraq a day earlier. More...
  10. 'Batman v Superman,' 'Hillary's America' win Razzie 'worst' filmsSat, 25 Feb 2017 10:02:28 -0500
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Even the Razzie Awards are getting political. More...
OurtownWooster Ad

This ad space could be yours.

Call (330) 317-8634.


Your Business
Wooster Downtown
Weather
Amazon Specials
Amazon Electronics Save on-line
Advertisements
Wooster News
  1. Letter: Small-town think in regard to MeijerThu, 23 Feb 2017 19:49:54 GMT
    I see the six Council people have again decided to knuckle under to Wal-Mart and Buehler's and keep any competition out of Wooster. I have lived in this area for a goodly number of years and have yet talked to anyone who actually liked Wal-Mart. More...
  2. Engagement: Sheri Johnson, Chris KolleyThu, 23 Feb 2017 15:16:36 GMT
    Sheri A. Johnson and Chris L. Kolley of Wooster announce their engagement and approaching marriage in May at the Salvation Army in Wooster. The bride-elect is the daughter of Greg Wilcox of Wooster and the late Donna Wilcox. More...
  3. Ohio Light Opera announces summer lineupThu, 23 Feb 2017 10:50:50 GMT
    A mix of old favorites, new blockbusters, and rarities form the 2017 summer lineup of the Ohio Light Opera, as the lyric theater company celebrates its 39th season of performances in residency at The College of Wooster's Freedlander Theatre . Current subscribers have full access to all online news content as part of their subscription. More...
  4. Letter: Reviving American valuesTue, 21 Feb 2017 09:41:09 GMT
    As the son of immigrants from India, I am proud to call Wooster my home. For me, and for countless immigrant families like mine, the "land of opportunity" is not just a trite aphorism. More...
  5. Scout Trade-O-ReeMon, 20 Feb 2017 10:48:36 GMT
    The eighth annual Buckeye Memorabilia Scout Trade-O-Ree is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 24 and Saturday, Feb. 25 at Church of the Cross, 5100 Cleveland Road, Wooster. Hours of operation include Friday, 5-10 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The two-day event is hosted by BSA Troop 68, Wooster. More...
  6. Meeting noteSat, 18 Feb 2017 13:41:11 GMT
    There were five rounds played Friday afternoon when Wooster Duplicate Bridge met Feb. 10. Average was 25. Pairs above average were: 34, Jim Black and David Schmidt; 29.5, Gale Metsker and Bitsy Loewenstein; 28, Kathy Slosman and Sue Cook. Current subscribers have full access to all online news content as part of their subscription. More...
  7. Studer celebrating 90 yearsSat, 18 Feb 2017 09:22:58 GMT
    Harvey Studer, formerly of Wooster, will be celebrating his 90th birthday on Feb. 25. He and his family moved to South Carolina when he retired. He was a former commander of American Legion Post 68, Wooster and continues to be very involved in veteran activities since retirement. More...
  8. Hedge Funds Are Targeted by Student Activists at Wright StateFri, 17 Feb 2017 10:02:25 GMT
    College students decades ago protested endowment investments in South Africa during apartheid, and more recently, fossil fuels. Now there's a new target: hedge funds. More...
  9. Letter: Intentions clear for those who marchedFri, 17 Feb 2017 05:54:01 GMT
    There is need to clarify the rationale behind and reasons for the Jan. 21 Women's Marches around the country, including the large march here in Wooster. The women married and single, the men family and single, partners, students, veterans, seniors, and children who marched on Jan. 21 recognize Donald Trump was elected. More...
  10. Wooster Orchestra showcases Ohio talentFri, 17 Feb 2017 00:53:29 GMT
    The Wooster Symphony Orchestra will perform British, Armenian and American compositions that highlight the talents of Ohio artists on Feb.17, at 7:30 p.m. and Feb.19, at 4 p.m. at the Gault Recital Hall of Scheide Music Center, on the campus of The College of Wooster. Current subscribers have full access to all online news content as part of their subscription. More...
2010 Relay For Life Cook Books on sale now!

NEW for 2010!

RELAY FOR LIFE OF WOOSTER

COOKBOOK

They're here!

Our new Cookbook Fundraiser committee organized the creation, printing and sale of a cookbook containing recipes submitted by Wooster area Relayers, friends, family, neighbors and co-workers. Its a beautifully bound, 3-ring binder-style book that comes with its own stand. Join in the fundraising effort! Dollars raised by teams through the sale of cookbooksare credited to the teams fundraising totals.

COOKBOOKS ARE ONLY$15 EACH. PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO "FRIENDS OF RELAY."

Wooster Relay Teams:The cookbooks are here!! We've scheduled a "drive-by" so team captains (or a team representative) can stop by to pick up all books whose sales have been credited to their team. Sara will have a list of purchasers to help you and your team members deliver them. Please check with each purchaser and make every effort to get the cookbook tohim/her quickly if it is intended as a Mother's Day gift.

WHAT: Cookbook Distribution "Drive-by"

WHEN: Friday, May 7 from 4-7 pm

WHERE: Wayne County Public Library Parking Lot

At the "drive-by,"team captains/members can also purchase cookbooks for themselves or to sell. We've already seen this phenomenon in practice: As soon as people see the cookbook, they want one for their own!

Other visitors to our Web sitemay wish to own cookbooks, too. Please contact any participating team member or committee member to purchase one or many.

Click here to see cookbook sample!

Yelp Reviews