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Tallmadge Lutheran Church presents Christmas Cantata Dec. 18
Dec 9, 2016 1:32 PM

Tallmadge Lutheran Church presents Christmas Cantata Dec. 18

Tallmadge Lutheran Church will present a Christmas Cantata, “On Christmas Night: A Service of Lessons and Carols,” Dec. 18 at 8 and 10:30 a.m. The cantata will feature a mixed chorus and 12-piece orchestra.

Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn of Ohio has died at 95
Dec 8, 2016 4:56 PM

Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn of Ohio has died at 95

WASHINGTON (AP) -- John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S. Senate, died Thursday. The last survivor of the original Mercury 7 astronauts was 95.

By Seth Borenstein Ap Science Writer
Xin Rong Lam is Lions Club December Student of the Month
Dec 8, 2016 4:21 PM

Xin Rong Lam is Lions Club December Student of the Month

The Tallmadge Lions Club represented by Club President Aaron Chimenti, presented the December 2016 Tallmadge Lions/Jim and Ida Van Gilder Student of the Month award to Xin Rong Lam. Selections are based on scholarship, citizenship and service to others.

John Glenn dies at 95
Dec 8, 2016 3:57 PM

John Glenn dies at 95

John Glenn, the first U.S. astronaut to orbit Earth who later spent 24 years representing Ohio in the Senate, has died at 95.

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Dolezals take Express on trip to Magic Kingdom!
Dec 7, 2016 10:30 AM

Dolezals take Express on trip to Magic Kingdom!

Jess, Maddy, Nick, Cooper and Ava Dolezal visit Disney’s Magic Kingdom in November with a copy of the Tallmadge Express.

Dec 6, 2016 11:56 AM

Bill would allow retiring officers to purchase animal counterparts

By MARC KOVAC COLUMBUS — Retiring officers would be able to purchase their canine or equine counterparts, under legislation passed by the Ohio Senate this week.

By Marc Kovac | Capital Bureau Chief
Columnist shared 'personal diary' for nearly 30 years
Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM

Columnist shared 'personal diary' for nearly 30 years

If there is a measure to gauge the worth of a writer, then it was made by a machinist named John Straka. I am sad to report that John died at Hillcrest Hospital early in the morning on Nov. 18, 2016.

By Eric Marottanews Leader Editor
Wrestlers looking to take next step
Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM

Wrestlers looking to take next step

After some lean years, the Tallmadge wrestling team made some marked progress during the 2015-16 season. The Blue Devils finished 6-3 in dual meets, including 4-2 in the Suburban League American Conference. Tallmadge finished third overall in the American Conference.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Tallmadge High School Honor Rolls
Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM

Tallmadge High School Honor Rolls

ADVANCED HONOR ROLL SENIORS Allebach, Donald Ayres, Olivia Beans, Tawney Brown, Emma Carey, Olivia Cipa, Stephanie Cook, Kenneth Csernyik, Christina Dalton, Derek Davis, Jacob Davis, Zachary </

Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM

Santa, Mrs. Claus to arrive by fire truck Dec. 4

Tallmadge -- Cookies and milk will be plentiful as Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive at the Tallmadge Community Center, 80 Community Road, on Dec. 4 at 1 p.m.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
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North Avenue slated to reopen Dec. 12
Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM

North Avenue slated to reopen Dec. 12

Tallmadge -- Sunday, Dec. 12 has been announced as the tentative reopening date for a stretch of North Avenue closed approximately 210 days by a $4.5 million reconstruction project.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter
Auroran among Goddard well-wishers
Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM

Auroran among Goddard well-wishers

Aurora -- Local resident and former WJW and Fox 8 News anchor Tim Taylor joined the rest of the Fox8 family Nov. 22 to say goodbye to a television legend -- longtime weatherman Dick Goddard. Goddard delivered his final weather forecast that night on the 6 p.m. news.

By Bob Gaetjens Reporter
Daisies tour Tallmadge Police Department
Dec 2, 2016 2:49 PM

Daisies tour Tallmadge Police Department

On Nov. 8, Troop 129 toured the Tallmadge Police Department to earn their Respect Authority patch. The tour was led by Officer Nate Ickes and Det. Stephanie Laughlin.

Resident wins $1,000 shopping spree at Henry Bierce
Dec 2, 2016 2:45 PM

Resident wins $1,000 shopping spree at Henry Bierce

The winner of the Henry Bierce Co.’s biannual shopping spree is Lynn Fagan of Tallmadge. Pictured: Bierce Hardware Manager Keith Roland presents Fagan with a symbolic check for $1,000.

Uplinger is 'Army' volunteer
Dec 2, 2016 2:43 PM

Uplinger is 'Army' volunteer

Tallmadge Cutting and Styling owner Tommy Uplinger is ringing the bell and collecting money for the Salvation Army this holiday season.

Santa, Mrs. Claus at Tallmadge Community Center Sunday
Dec 2, 2016 2:37 PM

Santa, Mrs. Claus at Tallmadge Community Center Sunday

Santa and Mrs Claus will arrive at the Tallmadge Community Center, 80 Community Road, via firetruck Sunday at 1 p.m. The annual event is sponsored by the Tallmadge Chamber of Commerce The event is free and runs until 3 p.m.

Santa, Mrs. Claus make annual appearance at Tallmadge Community Center Sunday
Nov 30, 2016 11:18 AM

Santa, Mrs. Claus make annual appearance at Tallmadge Community Center Sunday

Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive via fire truck at the Tallmadge Community Center, 80 Community Road, at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4. The annual event sponsored by the Tallmadge Chamber of Commerce will run until 3 p.m.

Tallmadge Foundation elects officers, trustees
Nov 27, 2016 12:00 AM

Tallmadge Foundation elects officers, trustees

The Tallmadge Foundation concluded its 2016 fiscal year at its annual meeting Nov. 15. Foundation officers elected for a two-year term are: Craig Sisak, president; Christine Speelman Parsons, vice president; Kim Ray, treasurer; and Becky Allman, secretary.

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NOTE OF THANKS: Lions Club thanks community for successful Cider
Nov 27, 2016 12:00 AM

NOTE OF THANKS: Lions Club thanks community for successful Cider

The Tallmadge Lions Club has concluded another successful Cider Days fundraiser thanks to the combined efforts of all the volunteers who provided their services and to the many kind patrons in our community who stopped to purchase cider and/or to make donations.

Note sale next step toward new schools, stadium
Nov 27, 2016 12:00 AM

Note sale next step toward new schools, stadium

Tallmadge -- The Tallmadge Board of Education plans a special meeting on Dec. 2 at 7 a.m. at the McCombs Education Center, 486 East Ave. The purpose of this meeting, according to Treasurer Jeff Hostetler, is to adopt a resolution to allow the sale of short-term notes as a precursor to bonds.

By Ellin Walsh Reporter