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Lucian Lambes sentenced to 19 years for robbery-turned-shooting

NEW PHILADELPHIA (Tusco TV) - The 23-year-old Newcomerstown man found guilty for his role in a robbery turned car chase and shooting last year in Oxford Township will be spending a minimum of 12 years in prison for his role…


Paul Grove Jr. sentenced to 18 years for fatal 2017 crash

NEW PHILADELPHIA (Tusco TV) - The former Baltic man found guilty at trial this week for the 2017 crash that killed Jeanene Indermill and seriously injured two others is heading back to prison. Judge Elizabeth Thomakos on…


Schoenbrunn hosting Frontier Skills event

NEW PHILADELPHIA - Historic Schoenbrunn Village is inviting community members to learn what it took to survive the Ohio wilderness in 1772. The village is hosting its annual Frontier Skills event this Saturday from 10am to…


WEEKEND WEATHER

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. FRIDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. SATURDAY: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 105.…


Paul Grove Jr. found guilty for fatal 2017 crash

NEW PHILADELPHIA (Tusco TV) - The trial for a former Baltic man charged for a 2017 crash that killed a 54-year-old Jeanene Indermill and seriously injured two others is coming to a close with a Tuscarawas County Common Pleas…


Cooling stations established to beat the heat

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) - We’ve had extreme cold, high winds, flash flooding, and a tornado. Now get ready for extreme heat. Tuscarawas County Emergency Management Agency Director Alex McCarthy says we should take precautions…


Literacy coalition hosting community shredding event

DOVER - The Tuscarawas County Literacy Coalition will be hosting a document-shredding and destruction event from 10 am to noon this Saturday, July 20th, in the parking lot of First Federal Community Bank on the Boulevard in…


Genocide survivor to sharing message of hope

DOVER (WJER) - A survivor of the Rwandan genocide will visit the area later this month to share how Operation Christmas Child’s shoebox program brought him hope. Area representative Esther Troyer says Alex Nsengimana found…


Dover creates grant program for storefront improvements

DOVER (WJER) - Dover is making grants available for projects that help return downtown to its historic architectural roots. Council Monday unanimously agreed to make city bed tax money available for projects that restore…


Church seeking volunteers for community building project

DOVER (Tusco TV) - Dover First United Methodist Church officials are looking for individuals willing to donate their time and talents to a local family meet their need for safe and affordable housing. Church Pastor Dave St.…


WEATHER

THURSDAY: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 89.  THURSDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. FRIDAY: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95.  FRIDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy, with a low…


Testimony begins in re-opened vehicular homicide case

NEW PHILADELPHIA (Tusco TV) - The state is beginning to lay out its case against a former Baltic man on trial for aggravated vehicular assault, OVI and aggravated vehicular homicide for the 2017 crash that killed a…


Humane society hosting weekend car show, charity bike ride

TUSCARAWAS COUNTY (Tusco TV) - Tuscarawas County Humane Society officials are asking supporters to shine up their cars, tune up their bikes and join them for a weekend of transportation-themed fundraisers. Fundraising Chair…


Patrol releases local OVI statistics

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) - The New Philadelphia patrol post is shining light on the most recent OVI statistics for Tuscarawas County. Post Commander Lt. Mark Glennon says in Tuscarawas County there have been 177 OVI arrests…


WEATHER

WEDNESDAY: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 83. WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. THURSDAY: Chance of showers and…


Traveling butterfly exhibit back at Norma Johnson Center

DOVER (WJER) - The Norma Johnson Center is again hosting its annual butterfly exhibit this week. All-A-Flutter butterflies will be there from 10am to 4pm daily, and from noon to 4 on Sunday, the final day of the exhibit.…


Rockets continue hot streak with more state wins

NEW PHILADELPHIA (Tusco TV) - The Tuscarawas County Rockets are boasting a few more medals in their trophy cases after another strong showing in Columbus. The Rockets recently participated in the Special Olympics Ohio Summer…


County health department recommending measles protection

DOVER (WJER) (July 16, 2019) - The Tuscarawas County Health Department is continuing their awareness campaign about the measles virus and vaccine as state health officials confirm Ohio’s first measles case this year out of…


Manufacturing camp kicking off at Buckeye Career Center

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) - Buckeye Career Center and local manufacturers will showcase the area’s manufacturing scene this week first to seventh- and eighth-graders and then to the entire community. The Dale Lauren Foland…


Trial begins for man charged in fatal 2017 crash

NEW PHILADELPHIA (Tusco TV) - A Tuscarawas County Common Pleas Court judge is setting some ground rules as a re-opened vehicular homicide case heads to trial. 33-year-old Paul Grove Jr. is on trial this week in the courtroom…


WEATHER

TUESDAY: Chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. TUESDAY NIGHT: Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. WEDNESDAY: Chance of showers,…


Uhrichville considers roadblocks to stop Eastport speeders 

UHRICHSVILLE (Tusco TV) - City officials are considering blocking off part of Eastport Avenue amid an ongoing construction project to try to keep drivers from speeding through that area. Mayor Rick Dorland says they’re…


Child killed in Guernsey County rollover crash

CAMBRIDGE (Tusco TV) - State troopers are investigating a single-car crash in that killed a 12-year-old and injured three others. According to a news release from the Cambridge Post, the crash happened just before 8 pm Friday…


QDA delivers first check to city from trash truck ad revenue

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) - Quaker Digital Academy officials are sticking to their promise to share the profits from advertisements around New Philadelphia with the city. QDA Recruitment and Fundraising Director Tom Farbizo…


Senators weigh in on Affordable Care Act challenge

WASHINGTON, DC (WJER) - Ohio’s two U.S. senators are offering different outlooks as the Affordable Care Act faces another court challenge.  A federal appeals court in New Orleans should rule soon whether to uphold a lower…


Commissioners lend support to small business resource

NEW PHILADELPHIA (Tusco TV) - The Tuscarawas County Commissioners are showing their support for a resource helping local business startups. Commissioner Joe Sciarretti says they’re donating $3,000 on behalf of the county to…


WEATHER

MONDAY: Sunny, with a high near 88. MONDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. TUESDAY: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. TUESDAY NIGHT: Chance of showers and…


Family of elderly woman attacked offering reward for information 

NEWCOMERSTOWN (Tusco TV) - The family of a 65-year-old grandmother recovering after being beaten in her home by intruders is offering a $1,000 cash reward to anyone who can help bring her attackers to justice. Cassandra…


Coroner discusses death investigation procedures

CARROLLTON (WJER) - As the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office continues investigating the death of a 14-year-old boy, the county coroner is explaining how investigators reach conclusions in these types of cases. Dr. Mandal B.…


Summer demolition derby tonight at county fairgrounds

DOVER (WJER) - Drivers are bringing their old cars out to the fairgrounds in Dover hoping to smash their way to victory. The Tuscarawas County Fair board is hosting the summer demolition derby this evening, beginning at 6:30…


The Wizard of Oz opens Saturday at the Trumpet in the Land

NEW PHILADELPHIA - The cast and crew of Trumpet in the Land are inviting the community to join them for a journey over the rainbow as they perform the L. Frank Baum classic "The Wizard of Oz." The show opens this Saturday,…


Tourism using pizza as an attraction

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) - Visitors bureaus across Ohio are mapping out food and wine trails to promote their communities. Examples include a Brew Trail in Akron, a Coffee Trail in Youngstown, and a Taco Trail in Columbus.…


WEEKEND WEATHER

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. FRIDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. SATURDAY: Sunny, with a high near 86. SATURDAY NIGHT: Chance of showers after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.…


TuscBDD sharing Alzheimer’s information

NEW PHILADELPHIA (WJER) - Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities officials are inviting the community to join them as they learn about a disease that’s more likely to impact the individuals and families they…


Trinity Hospital Twin City recognizes volunteers

DENNISON - Trinity Hospital Twin City is recognizing its team of dedicated volunteers for their fundraising and patient care contributions. The hospital recently held an appreciation and recognition luncheon to honor the…