Alison Matas writes for The Repository, covering Canton City Hall. She grew up in Kent and has worked for newspapers in New York, Missouri, West Virginia and Maryland—and she’s happy to call Stark County her new home. When she’s not writing, she’s usually rehearsing for an upcoming musical or choir concert, going for a run or attempting to cook.
If you’re new to dog ownership—and new to having a pet you need to get groomed—here are some tips on how to prepare for your dog’s first visit to the groomer. • Make sure your dog is used to being touched, especially on the paws and ears.
Ohio might not have the most patio-friendly weather, but at least it has dog-friendly patios. State law gives restaurant owners the freedom to allow patrons to bring their dogs with them while they dine—as long as the dogs stay outside. (The law doesn’t apply to service animals, which can come into restaurants.)
Test Kitchen is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this month with a carb-heavy comfort food. This Food Network spin on shepherd’s pie served in potato bowls is festive and sure to please the meat-and-potatoes fan in your life.
Tyler Miller’s favorite part of Touchdowns & Tutus is once he feels confident in his dance—to the point that he could do it in his sleep—and when he and his dance partner get to perform in front of the other contestants.
I baked mine for nine minutes instead of seven, which is what it took for the cookies to feel set on the sides and soft in the middle. I left them on the baking sheet for maybe another three minutes before moving them to a tray to finish cooling, and they turned out perfectly.
The Repository Select Rite Aid Stores Spee-D Foods Buehler's Fresh Foods Fishers Foods, including 44th Street NW, Tuscarawas St. W, Fulton Drive, Lincoln Way E. and Cleveland Ave. NW locations Aultman Hospital Gift Shop Mercy Medical Center Gift Shop Gervasi Vineyard Marketplace Carpe Diem Coffee Shop, downtown Canton and Belden Village Mall locations News Depot Avenue Arts Marketplace Yum Yum Tree Alliance Grapes in a Glass