Secrets? I’ve got a few. As the editor of this magazine, you might imagine that I would be privvy to hearing some of the county’s juiciest secrets. But those are the ones that I can’t print on these pages.
Blessings in a Backpack began in Canton with six friends who wanted to come together to touch the community in a “hands-on” way. The friends, all wives of Timken Co. executives, decided to start the program in Canton after reaching out to the founder of the national program of the same name.
It didn’t take Malone University President David King and his wife, Winnie, very long to get comfortable in Stark County. The couple, here since last fall, have turned an empty, white-walled new house in Monticello Estates into a warm, inviting space.
I fell in love with history in high school because I had an absolutely amazing American history teacher. When I went to college, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. There’s a joke among history majors — if you don’t want to be a teacher or a lawyer, your family will not understand how you will ever make a living.
Ashley Dilbeck and Aaron Forte met at Walsh University in 2008.They were casual friends and didn’t start dating until October 2009. They dated just under two years before Aaron proposed on Sept. 3, 2011 while the couple were skydiving at Canton Air Sports. They were married on April 20, 2013 at Ashley’s childhood church in Akron, Park United Methodist.