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WJER Announces Vacation Bible Schools

It's time for Vacation Bible School! Send us your VBS information, and we'll announce it on WJER Radio. Reports air on WJER weekdays after the 11:00 a.m. news.

Please include:
-The name of the church
-Date and times of the VBS
-Age range of children who may participate
-Special activities
-Registration infor

Upcoming Vacation Bible Schools:

First Baptist Church in New Philadelphia
-Begins June 4th and continues all summer long
-Ages 2 years old through 5th grade
-Theme: Treasure Hunters
-Activities include worship, games, lessons, dress up, and snacks
-No registration required

Dover Faith United Methodist Church
-June 26th - 29th from 9:30 to 11:30am
-Ages 4 years and older
-Theme: Catch the Waves with Jesus
-Register your child by calling 330-340-9138

The Salvation Army in New Philadelphia
-June 26th - 30th from 6:00 to 8:30pm
-Ages 4 to 13 (older children are welcome to volunteer!)
-Theme: God's Building Blocks on Lego Island
-Activities include Bible stories, games, crafts, snacks
-Register your child in person at the Salvation Army prior to the start of VBS, or register in person on June 26th (the first night of VBS)

Ruslin Hills Church
-July 10th - 14th from 6:30 to 8:30pm
-Preschool through 5th grade
-Theme: Operation Arctic
-Activities include songs, crafts, games, dramas, and goodies
-To register your child, call Hannah at 330-204-5367 or email

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Newcomerstown
-July 10th - 14th from 9:00am to noon
-Pre-K through 6th grade
-Theme: Operation Arctic
-To register your child, call the church between 9:00am and noon Monday thru Friday at 740-498-6682 or register in person at the church during VBS hours

Dover First Christian Church
-July 16th - 21st from 6:00 to 8:30pm
-Ages 2 through 6th grade
-Theme: Operation Arctic
-To register your child, visit (register by July 1st to receive a free T-shirt!)

Dover First United Methodist Church
-July 17th - 21st from 6:00 to 8:50pm
-Preschool through 5th grade
-Theme: Hero Central
-Activities include epic music, super science experiments, awesome crafts, and heroic games all while wearing your own superhero cape
-Register your child online at or stop by the church office weekdays between 8:00am and 4:00pm to register in person

The Vacation Bib
le School reports are brought to you by Marburger Insuranceyour local Farmers agency on W. 3rd Street in downtown Dover. Everyone at Marburger Insurance hopes you have a happy and safe summer! Vacation Bible School reports are also brought to you by Pangrazio's Pizza and Spaghetti House on W. 3rd Street in downtown Dover. Everyone at Pangrazio's hopes your kids have a blast at VBS!

Kids League Reports on WJER

Listen to the Kids League Report for the results of all of the Little League and Minor League baseball games in the area!

Coaches: pick up a Kids League form at WJER or download it here and fill it out after each game. Then, place your results in the mailbox on the side porch of WJER, fax it to 330-364-4538, or email it to Please do not phone in results! Be sure to include the team coach's name and phone number.

We will announce the Kids League Report on WJER Monday through Saturday at 7:20 a.m., 4:45 p.m., and following the Cleveland Indians games. We will also have a weekly random drawing from the results we receive for a free Domino's pizza party for your team, so send them in today!

Our winners so far this season are:
April 24 - 30: Exchange Club (coach Scott Blind)
May 1 - 7: Frontier (coach Chris Meiser)
8 - 14: The New Company (coach Brooke Murphy)
May 15 - 21: Rotary (coach Damon Stevenson)
May 22 - 28: R.A. Moser (coach Ron Dumermuth)
May 29 - June 4: Reds (coach Jim Flaherty)
June 5 - 11: CFSR (coach Jones)
June 12 - 18: Reds (coach Jim Flaherty)
June 19 - 25: The New Company (coach Brooke Murphy)

The Kids League R
eport is brought to you by
Domino's, Wood Electric, and Wood's Tall Timber Lake Resort.

WJER Radio Live Broadcast Schedule

Check out our live broadcast schedule below to see if our rolling radio will be rolling your way sometime soon!

Wednesday, June 28th (every Wednesday thru October 11th), 3:00 to 5:00pm:
Tuscarawas Valley Farmers Market

Saturday, July 8th, 11:00am to 1:00pm:
Tuscarawas River Canoe & Kayak Race

Monday, July 17th, 11:00am to 1:30pm:
Big Brothers Big Sisters "Mondays Matter" from the Uhrichsville Wendy's

Friday, August 18th, 1:00 to 3:00pm:
Amish Door

Hot Job of the Week

Tune in to 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:
The Informational Interview

Hot Job of the Week:
Employer seeking: Class A CDL Truck Driver (over the road)

Job Code #
: T-639-7

: At least 28 years old; high school diploma or equivalent with a valid Class A CDL driver’s license with an acceptable driving record as reflected by MVR with no major preventable accidents in the most recent three years; stable, verifiable work history that includes a minimum of 12 months of verifiable tractor-trailer experience; no DUI or DWI convictions or positive drug screens or events in the past five years; able to do medium lifting of up to 50 pounds consistently; able to pass the required company and DOT physical, drug test, company in-truck driving test, and otherwise meet DOT requirements; knowledge of and able to comply with safety laws and regulations on a federal, state, and local level as well as those associated with the company; pre-employment testing will include a criminal background check, drug testing, a driving record check, a reference check, a physical examination, a company driving test, and a DOT examination

Job Description
: *Now offering a $2,000 signing bonus! Be home on the weekends! Responsible for safely and efficiently operating a tractor-trailer transporting product to specified destinations east of the Mississippi River; take in and be willing to adhere to dispatch instructions; maintain an electronic log though the computer units provided in each tractor; required to display punctuality and respect at each pickup and delivery as our company is 100% customer-based; perform all the above duties in all weather conditions; schedules usually run Monday through Friday with every weekend off

Rate of Pay
: Compensation pay is percentage (based on experience, skills, and abilities)

Available Benefits
: Health insurance and vacation

Worksite Location
: Sugarcreek, OH

How to apply
: *Apply direct by completing the company application at the employer’s website (

For more information, visit OhioMeansJobs online at

Dave Ridenour Wins Father's Day Grand Prize

WJER is sending out a big congratulations to the grand prize winner in our Father's Day prize giveaway: Dave Ridenour of Stone Creek! As the winner, Dave receives a HUGE prize package that includes:
 Flat screen TV from TV Specialties
 La-Z-Boy recliner from Williams Furniture
 One-year family pass to the Tuscarawas County YMCA
 String trimmer from Pro Core Power Equipment
 18 holes of golf for two from Zoar Village Golf Club
 $100 gift card from Crete Clothing Fashions for Men

Thanks to everybody who signed up for a chance to win, and congratulations and Happy Father's Day to Dave!

Deck Ya!

WJER is going to deck a lucky winner with over $5,000 worth of prizes, including a deck package c
ourtesy of Keim Lumber in Charm with construction by Buckeye Career Center. But wait...there's LOTS more!

Take care of your lawn and landscaping with a $500 gift certificate from Stutzman's Lawn & Landscaping, a Cub Cadet LT 54 lawn tractor from Holmes Rental Station, and a $200 gift card from Bull Country Compost.

When th
e deck is finished, throw a party with a cookout on your Weber Grill from Dover and New Philadelphia Buehler's and $250 worth of food from Sugar Valley Meats. Enjoy the meat with a knife set and butcher block (a $500 value!) from Warther Cutlery!

It's all part of Deck Ya 2017, and it could all be yours! Be sure to sign up at any of our participating sponsor locations, right here at WJER Radio, or by mail at "Deck Ya" c/o WJER Radio, 646 Boulevard, Dover, OH 44622.

Registration Locations:
417 S. Broadway Street, New Philadelphia
3000 N. Wooster Avenue, Dover

Holmes Rental Station
2465 Ohio 39, Sugarcreek

Keim Lumber
4465 State Route 557, Charm

Stutzman's Lawn & Landscaping
1138 Commercial Avenue SE, New Philadelphia

Sugar Valley Meats
2149 Dutch Valley Drive NW, Sugarcreek

Warther Cutlery
327 Karl Avenue, Dover

WJER Radio
646 Boulevard, Dover

For a complete list of rules, click "Read More".


Indians Baseball on WJER FM

Baseball season is always exciting, but this year there's even more to celebrate, as WJER returned Indians baseball to the FM airwaves. With the addition of 100.9 WJER FM in February, we now simulcast all of our programming on both AM 1450 and the new FM station. So when Tom Hamilton says "Waaaaaaaaayyyy back...and GONE!" you'll hear it in crystal clear stereo on the FM dial!

Tribe Grand Slam Could Lead to $500 Cash

Congratulations to Miles Riley and Iva Burkey who are now in the running to win $500 cash as semi-finalists in the WJER Grand Slam contest! Miles was our Grand Slam contestant for the April 5th Cleveland Indians game, during which Francisco Lindor hit the first grand slam of the season. Then on April 14th, Lonnie Chisenhall put Iva in the running with his grand slam. Miles and Iva will be two of 20 semi-finalists in our final drawing for the $500 cash from First Federal Community Bank, along with prizes from Parkway Nissan, at the end of the regular season.

If you would like to be a semi-finalist, be sure to register for the Grand Slam contest at any First Federal Community Bank location, Parkway Nissan, or right here at WJER Radio. And remember, every contestant wins 4 fruit smoothies from our area Lewis family McDonald's!


6/28/17 6:37p Cleveland Indians vs. Texas Rangers
6/30/17 6:37p Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers

6/28/17 Local libraries collecting items to be donated
6/28/17 Submissions needed for Tapestries of Tuscarawas Co
6/28/17 Tusc County Library - Binge Boxes
6/28/17 12:00p Quilt Display Featured at Reeves Home
6/28/17 2:00p MakerSpace Programs at local libraries