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Health department administers COVID-19 vaccines and booster doses

WOOSTER  The Wayne County Health Department will be administering initial, second, and third dose booster COVID-19 vaccines to those eligible for Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson and Johnson on Thursdays, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, 2021 and Nov. 18, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Wooster American Red Cross, 244 W South St., Wooster. All vaccines including…

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Man dies in two-vehicle crash Monday on Honeytown Road

GREEN TWP.  A Sterling man was killed Monday in a crash that involved a tanker trailer along Honeytown Road in Green Township in Wayne County, according to a news release from the Ohio Highway Patrol. The two-vehicle fatal crash occurred at 7:10 a.m. Oct. 25 on County Road 54 (Honeytown Road) north of Township Road…

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J.M. Smucker Co. workers protest COVID-19 vaccinations

PHOTOS BY KURT IMMLER | DGKN A crowd holds signs Thursday evening protesting The J.M. Smucker Co.’s recent notice to employees that they are expected to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. DGKN staff report ORRVILLE  Dozens held signs Thursday protesting The J.M. Smucker Co.’s recent vaccine mandate for U.S. salaried employees, and expectation that all U.S.…

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Shred Days return to library Oct. 21 and 23

SUBMITTED BY MELODY SNURE Friends of Library president DALTON  Shred bags are available for purchase at the Dalton Library, 127 S Church St., for the semi-annual shred truck visits sponsored by Dalton Friends of the Library. On-site shredding by Reed Records Management will take place in front of the library 3:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 21 and…

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BRIEFLY: Dalton sets leaf pickup; trick or treat times

DGKN staff report DALTON  * Curbside Leaf Pickup begins week of Oct. 25. Dalton village residents are asked to have leaves curbside for pickup beginning Monday, Oct. 25. * Trick or treat in the village is 2-4 p.m. Oct 31.  For more information, visit www.villageofdalton.us/.

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KILLBUCK SAVINGS BANK CO. SUPERSTAR ON STAFF: Kelly Wenger

Kelly Wenger 1st grade teacher Reason for selection: Mrs. Wenger is very dedicated to not only her students’ learning, but also taking pride in being part of the Dalton community. 1. What do you love about working at Dalton Local Schools. It has been an absolute privilege to be a team member at the Dalton…

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ELECTION 2021: Dalton Local renewal levy on ballot

DGKN staff report Local voters will have several candidates and a couple school renewal levies to consider Nov. 2 on their ballots. Dalton Local Schools is asking voters to approve a 2-mill (20 cents for each $100 of valuation) five-year permanent improvement renewal levy. This renewal levy is not a new tax. The district has…

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