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WJER Receives United Way Award

The United Way of Tuscarawas County celebrated the conclusion of their 2015 fundraising drive at the organization’s annual meeting and awards ceremony on Thursday, February 11th. WJER, WTUZ, The Times Reporter, and the Tuscarawas Bargain Hunter were all recognized with Outstanding Media Contribution Awards. In addition, Bob Scanlon received a special Spotlight Award for his work in developing the United Way’s radio campaign. 

Pictured (left to right): Robin Waltz (Community Resource Coordinator), Orvis Campbell (Board Member), Kristin Zemis (Incoming United Way Chairperson), Bob Scanlon, and Alison Kerns (United Way President and CEO)

WJER Weekend Lineup

Check out w
hat's happening on 1450 WJER this weekend!

Friday, February 12th
*New Philadelphia at Dover
Boys' high school basketball
          Coach's Corner: 7:00 p.m.
          Tipoff: 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 13th
*Plant Talk with Fred Hower
        8:00 a.m.
*Ohio State at Rutgers
         Pre-game: 3:30 p.m.
         Tipoff: 4:00 p.m.
*New Philadelphia vs. Union Local
Girls' Division 2 Tournament with Rob Brindley and Phil Tidrick
         Coach's Corner: 5:30 p.m.
         Tipoff: 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, February 14th

*The Dave Koz Radio Show Valentine's Day Special
         10:00 a.m. to noon

*Casey Kasem's American Top 40: the '70s featuring February 12th, 1977
        1:00 p.m.

*Dick Bartley's Classic Countdown featuring February of 1980
         6:00 p.m.

Goodwill Industries Wins Subway Tray

Goodwill Industries in New Philadelphia is this week's winners of the Subway Hump Day Party Tray Giveaway! WJER's Hannah Hubbard and Valerie Slabaugh delivered the goodies to the staff.

Here's what they got: two Subway party trays each with 15 portions of mouthwatering sub sandwiches, a box of Subway cookies, Coca Cola and Diet Coke, balloons, WJER T-shirts, Radiograms, and more all delivered just in time for a fabulous lunch!

If you'd like your office to win this awesome prize package, visit our Subway Hump Day Party Tray Giveaway page under "Contests" for details.

Pictured: Christina, Lori, Sally, Carol, Geri, Angela, and WJER’s Hannah Hubbard

Hot Job of the Week

Tune in to 1450 WJER every Monday during the afternoon show as we chat with Amy Miller of OhioMeansJobs about the “Hot Job of the Week.” Not only will Amy give details about a specific job each week, but she'll also discuss tips, strategies, and helpful hints for job seekers.

This week’s topic:
I lost my job. Should I go back to school?

Hot Job of the Week:
Employer seeking: Manufacturing Supervisor

Job Code #
: T-251-13

: Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering/Engineering Technology (or equivalent work experience); 3-5 years of work experience in a manufacturing environment (plastics industry a plus); technological software experience and knowledge of applications, including AutoCAD; equipment maintenance; strong project skills; self-starter; able to work with minimal supervision; excellent communication skills (written and verbal); analytical and problem-solving capabilities; able to lift up to 20 pounds; PC proficiency that includes Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) along with Microsoft Outlook and internet; able to work a flexible schedule; pre-employment testing will include a criminal background check, drug testing, and a reference check

Job Description
: Essential job functions include but are not limited to maintaining workflow by monitoring steps of the process; observing control points and equipment; meeting established production goals by improving existing manufacturing methods and/or developing new manufacturing methods and material requirements; monitoring performance and controlling cost of manufacturing; identifying, selecting, and specifying new machinery and equipment; processing controls and improvement; coordinating and developing all mixing activities; researching new technology and making recommendations; interacting with vendors, contractors, and salespersons; coordinating all maintenance activities; developing Preventive/Predictive maintenance procedures; documentation and recordkeeping; all other duties as assigned; 3rd shift position

Worksite Location
: Dover, OH

Rate of Pay
: Based on experience

Available Benefits
: Health and dental insurance, vacation, paid holidays, and 401K

How to apply
: *If you are applying at OhioMeansJobs Tuscarawas or Stark, fill out a referral form, attach it to your résumé, and turn it in at the Customer Service desk. Out-of-area applicants can fax their résumés to 330-602-2858 or email them to rc4@omjwork.com. Please address it to ATTN: RC4 and include the job code reference #, your name, and either the job title or the T# for this position.

For more information, visit OhioMeansJobs online at

Great Escape to Disney

WJER is excited to bring you the 34th edition of the Great Escape! This year, we’ll fly two lucky listeners to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, for the vacation of a lifetime!

The winners will spend six nights and seven days at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort, w
hich features beautiful rooms, great food, seven heated pools, a quarter-mile walking/jogging trail, fishing and watercraft rentals, and more! Our winners will also receive seven-day base ticket theme park admissions.


Fred Hower Returns for "Plant Talk LIVE"

Join WJER Radio and your Dover and New Philadelphia ACE Hardware Stores for "Plant Talk LIVE with Fred Hower" on Saturday, February 27th from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the New Towne Mall food court. The Ohio Nurseryman will make his return to Tuscarawas County for this special two-hour live radio event. He'll take questions from the audience and use his 50+ years of experience as a horticultural consultant, certified arborist, and landscape designer to help you with your garden this spring.

Pick up your FREE tickets at any of the following locations:
*ACE Hardware in Dover - 3000 N. Wooster Aven
*ACE Hardware in New Philadelphia - 417 S. Broadway Street
*Agland Country Store - 1062 W. High Avenue, New Philadelphia
*WJER Radio - 646 Boulevard, Dover

Area Basketball Pocket Schedules Now Available

Stop by WJER Radio to pick up a convenient area basketball pocket schedule to help you follow your favorite local teams this season!

This year's schedule features:

Conotton Valley
Indian Valley
New Philadelphia

Sandy Valley
Tuscarawas Central Catholic
Tusky Valley
Ohio State

Click on a school to see its season schedule, and pick up your very own pocket schedule today!

Bill Morgan in the Morning

2/12/16 7:00p New Philadelphia @ Dover
2/13/16 3:30p Ohio State @ Rutgers
2/13/16 5:30p New Philadelphia vs. Union Local girls
2/16/16 7:00p Dover @ Cambridge
2/17/16 5:30p Dover vs. Meadowbrook girls

2/12/16 12:00a 100 Book Club
2/12/16 12:00a Bookin' It Registration
2/12/16 12:00a Borrow a Guitar
2/12/16 12:00a Catholic School Registration
2/12/16 12:00a Chamber Awards Nominations