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Committee picks Ohio State, Alabama, Washington and Clemson - Canton Repository
Alabama will play Washington and Ohio State is set to face Clemson in the College Football Playoff semifinals. The selection committee stayed with the same top four as it had going into championship weekend, leaving out Penn State even though the Nittany ...
Death toll hits 30 in Oakland warehouse fire - Canton Repository
OAKLAND, Calif. — The death toll from a fire that tore through a warehouse hosting a late-night dance party jumped to 30 on Sunday as firefighters painstakingly combed through rubble for others believed to still be missing. Only a fraction of the charred ...
What does Christmas mean to you: Stark County leaders share their thoughts - Canton Repository
We asked some Stark County leaders share what Christmas means to them. Now, we ask our readers to share their thoughts, too, for publication on Christmas Day, Sunday, Dec. 25. Email your thoughts to [email protected]
For submissions to be considered ...
A page from history: Wilson leaves for WW I peace conference - Canton Repository
President Woodrow Wilson and a team of diplomats left the United States late in 1918 and headed to a peace conference in France, hoping to forge a lasting peace following World War I. "Army Band Strikes Up /Over There' As Wilson Leaves New York Pier," The ...
75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor: A last survivor, Adone 'Cal' Calderone, speaks - Canton Repository
Adone "Cal" Calderone, one of the last survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, often speaks of the moments of battle he endured the morning of Dec. 7, 1941. He speaks, so others will remember. Calderone talks to veterans groups, school children ...
Todd Porter: Much to do before swearing in new General Assembly - Canton Repository
Many lawmakers around the state headed back to Columbus early. Some might not have left. This will be a dizzying week in the state capital as a lame-duck session of the 131st General Assembly wraps up. The current two-year session is scheduled to come to a ...
COMMENTARY: A moment of grace on a day of anguish - Canton Repository
No one could blame Professor William Clark were he furious with Abdul Razak Ali Artan. Clark was one of 11 people injured last week during a knife attack by the 18-year-old on the campus of Ohio State University. Amid the terror and chaos that found its ...
Pearl Harbor, 75 Years Later: Louella Large helps foster the memories, message of Pearl Harbor - Canton Repository
Louella Large remembers the day when her father, a Pearl Harbor survivor, was repaid for his World War II military service. Her dad, the late Harry Cross, was talking to school children about what it was like to serve when Pearl Harbor was attacked by the ...
Mark A. Leasure is our Difference Maker - Canton Repository
What is the most rewarding part of your position? Just making a difference in a child's life and watching them grow as they move up through their grades. What is the most challenging? Driving in every-day traffic and keeping the kids safe on the bus.
Canton men's chorus giving final performance - Canton Repository
NORTH CANTON Formed in 1992, the Greater Canton Men's Chorus is bidding farewell today. A Christmas concert at 4 p.m. today at North Canton Community Christian Church will be the final local performance, followed by a second Christmas program Dec. 11 in ...
Foundations' agreement makes sense - Canton Repository
A partnership between two local foundations that flew a bit under the radar last week should be applauded for several reasons. On Thursday, the Health Foundation of Greater Massillon formally announced creation of a "supporting foundation" under the ...
Canton's last Pearl Harbor survivor: Adone Calderone - Canton Repository
Adone "Cal" Calderone remembers the deathlike grip. "We were in water up to here," said Adone "Cal" Calderone, gesturing to his chest, "and we were holding on to each other so no one would go under." It was a grasp that helped lead them back to life.
Stark's Famous: Henry S. Belden - Canton Repository
• One of the founders of the Diebold Fire Brick Co., a predecessor company to Belden Brick. • Elected mayor of Canton. • At age 32, moved to the family farm because of a severe throat infection. While there, experimented with coal, shale and clay ...
Late area scores from Dec. 2 - Canton Repository
St. Thomas Aquinas 82, Lake Ridge Academy 27 LAKE RIDGE: Harris 1 0-0 2, Harris 2 0-0 4, Bramhall 7 0-0 17, Leroy 2 0-1 4, Moreno 0 0-0 0. Totals 12 0-1 27. AQUINAS: Newman 8 0-1 17, Repp 2 0-0 6, Sommers 4 2-2 10, Knott 10 0-0 25, DiMarzio 1 0-0 3, Finley ...
Area high school briefs for Dec. 3 - Canton Repository
Dai’Shona Polk made a free throw with time winding down in overtime to give the Golden Eagles a 73-72 win over McKinley at home. Polk scored a game-high 31 points for GlenOak. She made 12 field goals and was 7-of-12 from the free throw line. DaVina ...