Family Speaks Out About Flooding, Singing for the Pope & More: Week in Review
Catch up on your North Canton news with our Week in Review update
1. We brought you an update on the Veterans' Memorial inside Bitzer Park. Construction should be done sometime in August.
2. Maria and Bob Wilson spoke out about their flooding troubles. The couple, who live around Price Park with their two kids, had to gut two floors of their home and are now looking for a new place to live.
Then we told you later in the week on Facebook that Dan Digiambattista, North Canton resident and owner of Friendly's in the Belden Village area, offered the family free breakfasts until they get their house in living condition again.
3. We unveiled our North Canton Patch Elections Facebook Page and uploaded a handful of candidate profiles to our site this week. Those candidates, all running for North Canton Council at Large, are:
Find more information about our elections coverage in this update.
4. We put the North Canton Playhouse in the spotlight by running a story about its Spotlight on Youth and the group presenting a bullying drama in Northeast Ohio schools. Our other Playhouse update was a photo gallery of the Bye Bye Birdie production. (Anyone seen it yet?)
5. We couldn't decide which was more spectacular — Walsh University students singing for the Pope, or young Travis Chambers winning second place in the world in the All-American Soap Box Derby Race. Both deserve a big round of applause!