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Twisted Piston offers more services; welcomes public to open house Oct. 7

Need to know: What: Twisted Piston recently expanded its services by purchasing C & J Traveling Wrench, the owner of which, Chris “Corky” Davis, now works for Twisted Piston to provide the same mobile maintenance service he always has offered throughout Ohio. Twisted Piston hosts an open house to invite customers of both entities to…

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FARM BUZZ Drones dust cornfields in Dalton, Kidron

19th UAS Precision, an aerial spraying company from Sandusky, uses fungicides supplied by L. E. Sommers, of Kidron, to safely and effectively destroy fungus on corn at Harmony Farms through the use of a drone. PHOTOS AND STORY By OREN STEINER DGKN correspondent Local cornfields are growing tall along the roads as summer begins to turn to fall.…

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LincWay up and running

PHOTOS PROVIDED THANKS TO LINCWAY DALTON  Friendships, family bonding and a greater sense of community are all being fostered and promoted throughout several businesses all under one roof just off of the Lincoln Way highway. Work continues on the 30,000-square-foot Wayne County Children’s S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics) Playlab, the anchor of the multi-use…

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SAY CHEESE Celebrating 65 years of cheese, love, and people

Rita Shisler recently retired after being at the helm of Shisler’s Cheese House for 65 years. Shisler’s Cheese House, U.S. 30 and Kidron Road, celebrates its 65th anniversary with an event Aug. 5 with in-store discounts and a food truck. Dennis Shisler, president and CEO, and Enten Guster, a Shisler’s Cheese House employee. DGKN PHOTOS…

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2023 Lincoln Highway Buy-Way Yard Sale Aug. 10-12

DGKN staff report The 2023 Lincoln Highway Buy-Way Yard Sale will be Aug. 10-12. A free Lincoln Highway Buy-Way Yard Sale Travelers Guide will be distributed along the corridors of Ohio’s portion of America’s historic first coast-to-coast paved road, according to historicbyway.com. The guide can be found at local businesses such as Lehman’s Hardware in…

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Cruise on in to Jim’s May 19

DALTON  What has become one of the biggest events in Dalton is returning this weekend. Last month, Michel Madison said people already had been asking her and her husband, Jim, about their annual cruise-in and Jeep show and they’re keeping their fingers crossed for pleasant weather like they’ve enjoyed previous years. Jim’s Automotive Repair and…

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Story continues: Storybook Inn of Kidron celebrates two years

Check out this amazing deal The generous innkeepers have a promotional discount this year July 1-Dec. 31. Flat Daily Rate: $180 per night (this is the normal nightly rate throughout the year for the entire house) Coupon Code: Gazette2023 Discount Offered: Receive $100 off any booking between July 1-Dec. 31, 2023. ***Two night minimum stay…

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HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW? Plants for sale; gardening at library

PHOTOS BY CHRISTINA McCUNE | DGKN Flowers, herbs, vegetables, succulents and other plants thrive in baskets and neat rows at the Dalton Greenhouse, 250 W Schultz, which has become an annual tradition for many visitors each spring for decades. PHOTOS BY JUSTIN ABSHEAR | DEMS STEAM teacher Dalton 6th grade students get plants ready for…

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Pipes are a calling – Schantz Organ Co. marks 150 years

Abraham Schantz, founder St. Philip Neri, Bronx, New York 2002 One of Schantz Organ Company’s recent projects is completing a restoration of an organ built in 1963 for the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. St. Mary’s Church in Massillon PHOTO FROM SCHANTZORGAN.COM Executive staff members from left, Jeffrey D. Dexter, vice-president and tonal…

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