Social media is an influencer, and not just in cyberspace; it's also a part of North Canton. Read how North Canton is part of the trend with this year's election results.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Patricia Heaton, the former "Everybody Loves Raymond" star, cracked some jokes and talked to the crowd about Gov. Mitt Romney and his running mate Paul Ryan in North Canton Oct. 26, 2012.
Television celebrity Patricia Heaton joked about being a Browns fan but got serious about why life under an Obama administration "doesn't have to be that way." She urged a 10,000-person crowd gathered at Hoover High School in North Canton Friday evening to vote for the Romney/Ryan ticket on Nov. 6. Read more about the visit here.
Friday, September 9, 2011
John Allensworth knows how to utilize contacts. He's the community relations manager for Montrose Auto Group, the founder of the Monday Morning Mastermind group and one of North Canton's biggest supporters
North Canton Patch: Where did the inspiration for a Monday Meeting Mastermind come from? John Allensworth: There are many business lead generation groups, tip clubs, BNI, etc. These are much needed and fulfill a very specific function. I felt that a group that could act like an unpaid and an objective board of directors for small businesses would have a place among the other networking groups. I feel we have succeeded. North Canton Patch: Have you created any other networking groups? Allensworth: Yes. NCAB (North Canton Associates for Business) 2007, and the first tip club ever in Alliance in 2008. North Canton Patch: Does your job at Montrose involve a lot of networking? Allensworth: Yes! I am involved in producing approximately one …
North Canton Patch had the opportunity to sit in on the local Monday Morning Mastermind group. We thought you'd like to hear what exactly this group talks about and how you can be a part of it
Editor's note: Make sure you catch our Q&A with the group founder. There's only one thing that could energize you more than a cup of coffee on Monday morning — a Monday Morning Mastermind (MMM) group. John Allensworth, community relations manager for Montrose Auto Group, saw a need for something where entrepreneurs and local businesspeople could meet to bounce ideas off one another and discuss local issues. He started the MMM group in February 2009 with no set agenda but to have a group where people could learn from one another. The meetings are meant for people to talk about business in an informal, non-threatening environment, Allensworth said. "Many ideas taken away are used by individual members," he said. "Although this is not a …
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
The North Canton Main Street Festival is an event the city looks forward to each year. We thought we'd give you a little glimpse of what's to come.
The Main Street Festival has always focused on food, music and family-friendly activities, and you can expect the same thing this year, only bigger and better. It was a finalist in the 2010 Best of Stark competition, after all, and the planners and supporters behind this year’s event intend to live up to that honor. “The festival has remained a one-stop, family-friendly destination for food, rides, music, crafts, arts, cars and community and business information,” said Doug Lane, president of the North Canton Area Chamber of Commerce. “Changes and improvements over the years have included consolidation of booths by category, additional entertainment and a bigger variety of available food,” Lane said. One of the main highlights this year …
Saturday, July 30, 2011
'The weather was dry for opening but rained a bit in the morning. The afternoon was dry but humid,' said Saving Our Boobs Captain Jenifer Patton of Stow
To read more about why the North Canton/Stow team, Saving Our Boobs, is participating, click here. Continue to see photos on the site during the event as Jenifer Patton sends them in to Local Editor Amanda Harnocz. For a story after the event, check back with Stow Patch next week.
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Here's what to expect from North Canton Patch's Elections pages — and how you can participate
North Canton Patch is your election headquarters. Here’s a rundown of what to expect this season.
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Looking for a house by the water? One with a huge front yard? You might find it in this week's House Hunt photo gallery
In the market for a new home? North Canton Patch wants to help you find it! This weekly feature is a photo gallery of real estate open houses planned for the weekend in the North Canton area. Even if you're not home shopping, you can check out House Hunt on North Canton Patch to see what the homes in your neighborhood are selling for!
Monday, May 23, 2011
Hundreds of students graduated from Stark State College Saturday
Thousands of area residents gathered at the Canton Memorial Civic Center Saturday to celebrate the 50th commencement class from Stark State College. Hundreds of students graduated with associates degrees in applied science, applied business, technical studies and more, and each crossed the stage with elegance and, of course, cheers from their families. The above video talks to two graduates and asks, "What are your plans now?"
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Wilder has been with the department for 30 years
After serving with the North Canton Police Department for 30 years, Stephan B. Wilder has been appointed by Mayor David Held as the new police chief. Wilder has served as an auxiliary officer, part-time and full-time patrolman, and spent the last 14 years as a lieutenant, according to a media release. He graduated from Canton Glenwood High School, has a Master of Science in Criminal Justice Studies from Kent State University and completed the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety School of Police and Command and the Ohio Police Association of Chiefs of Police Executive Leadership College. In his tenure, he has received several honors including being a two-time recipient of the Knights of Columbus Blue Coat of the Year Award, …