Ridgewood is a 2.5-square-mile area comprised of 290 houses and located fewer than two miles north of downtown Canton. The entire neighborhood is on the National Register of Historic Places — the only Stark County neighborhood with that distinction.
The odds seemed stacked against Ashley Fockler when she decided to open a new restaurant in North Canton at just 21 years old. And it wasn’t just any restaurant she wanted to open — she and partner Mike Roberts wanted to create a different type of business that served healthier food. Six years later, BAM!
Army Gen. Donn Starry built an impressive 6,000-book personal library in his Glenmoor home. He filled the library with collections of military and history books. And, yes, he has read each one — sometimes several times. Pull up a seat as Gen. Starry shows us around his favorite spot.
Liane and David have been through a lot together. And thanks to a granted wish from a national nonprofit called Wish Upon a Wedding, they were able to celebrate their marital vows with the wedding of their dreams.
In terms of community involvement, I have been working with the Pike Township Zoning Commission for a couple of years now. My family has lived in the Pike Township area a long time (in fact, I live in a house that has been in my family for well over 100 years).
Even in death, Josette Beddell is reaching out to help others. Beddell died of breast cancer in 2002. A fitness club started in 2009 by Josette’s daughter, Mary, kicked off the idea of starting an organization with a mission to help better the lives of Northeast Ohio families affected by cancer.