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The OHSAA is asking schools to eliminate fans or limit spectators to parents only though the end of 2020 due to COVID-19 spikes in Ohio.

Chris Lee, of Heath, was widowed in 2008 while raising three grandsons. Big Brothers helped ensure those boys had a fulfilling childhood.

"We all need to work together to give our kids and schools the best chance at having a full winter season," OHSAA Executive Director Doug Ute said. (For subscribers)

Heath senior Dane Hogue is The Advocate Defensive Player of the Year. He set a program record with 385 career tackles.

Newark police said medical staff reported the victim had a three to four inch deep wound that fractured and penetrated his skull.

We ask people to take a minute to think not what could have been, but what is, and be thankful for the good things that still exist.

Although events may look different than in previous years, communities are still working to give families ways to celebrate the holidays

Although many families steering clear of large gatherings for the holidays, that hasn't dampened the spirit of the season. Tree farms are gearing up.


Newark High School students are voicing complaints online about what they view as “changes” to the dress code.

JUST IN: Raising Cane's will open a location in Heath before the end of the year.

Jacob R. Geller was last seen at his home around 10 a.m. Tuesday, according to Chief Dave Haren.

Active shooting reported on 21st Street in Newark

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Get your tissues ready. Story and video on how a school is showing support for a secretary battling breast cancer.…

Newark graduate who died in crash was full of energy, wanted to become a nurse

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WEATHER ALERT: The National Weather Service is predicting up to 5 inches of snow starting early Monday morning through the afternoon. #nanow