By day, Don Ake of Jackson Township is a freight transportation economist and analyst at an economic research firm. “Occasionally I’ll be quoted in the Wall Street Journal,” he jokes. “I guess my opinion does count for something.”
When she performs, she feels joy, conveys joy and creates joy. One of the brightest lights on the local theater scene, Joy Ellis has done dynamic and memorable work in the Players Guild musicals “Sister Act” and “Memphis,” playing a street-smart novice nun and a fiery nightclub singer. On November 2, Ellis opens in another Guild musical production, “Aida,” this time portraying a Nubian princess torn between forbidden love and duty.
I’m someone who always says she’s not that interested in art. But that’s actually a lie. Maybe I don’t know a valuable piece of art when I see one and maybe I don’t find art museums particularly enthralling, but I definitely value the arts. Art extends way beyond paintings and sculptures.
Mercy Service League recently held its annual Celebrity Bartender Night at 91 Wood Fired Oven. Many turned out to support this very successful fundraising and friend-raising event, which will benefit Mercy Medical Center and its purchase of Xenex Germ-Zapping Robots. These robots are helping the hospital create the safest possible environment for patients, families and visitors. The featured local celebrity bartenders were Dr. Margaret Kobe, Dr. Badie Al Nemr, Paul Hiltz, Dr. Al Martello, Laura Miller, Angela Eggleston, Dane Lane, Tammi Colly, Mark Butterworth, Dr. Elizabeth Butterworth, Fonda Williams and Jeff Pike. A portion of all food and drink sales also benefitted Mercy Medical Center.
The Unique Club of Stark County is proud to announce the awarding of college scholarships to 10 exceptional Stark County recipients. These award-winners of Italian descent will receive $2,000 each for the 2018-19 academic year. These awards were made possible by the current Unique Club members along with the generosity of eight perpetual scholarship donors. The Unique Club is excited for the opportunity to continue its support of Stark County students of Italian descent for many years to come. The scholarship dinner was held in August at La Pizzaria.
Jessica Holbrook taste-tests a bowl with chicken chorizo and corn salsa; vegetarian queso; sweet potato and black bean, carne asada, pork belly and Baja shrimp tacos; street fries; carne asada burrito; taco salad and cauliflower buffalo wings at Street Side.
Around Halloween, the only treat I feel like eating is candy. Unfortunately, you can’t always show up with a bag of candy in hand and hope it suffices as bringing a dish (though, if you’re coming to my house, disregard this because yes, you totally can).
Shawn and Amy Wilson’s goal for Game Time Bar & Grill was to be a neighborhood family place. “And that’s what it’s turned out to be,” Shawn said. “Most of our customers are coming from a mile or two of our restaurant. We try to keep our prices affordable for most people.”
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