The flight club that rented the plane that crashed after takeoff this week plans a candlelight vigil for the four college students, including a local high school grad, who died. The T&G Flight Club will hold a vigil in a field near the Cuyahoga County Airport at 8:15 p.m. Sunday to remember the young men. That's according to the flight club's Larry Rohl. The field is near the site of the crash that killed the pilot and all three passengers, including Jackson High School grad, 20-year-old Lucas Marcelli of Massillon. Investigators say the plan ran into trouble ascending after takeoff Monday night
Canton's Treasurer says he plans to run for mayor next year. Kim Perez announced Friday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for mayor, taking on Mayor William Healy II. Perez is the first candidate to announce plans to take over as mayor. Healy has made no announcement yet on whether he will seek a third term. Perez has not yet taken out a petition from the Stark County Board of Elections.
Another major surgery for a local teacher hit in the face by a rock thrown from an overpass. Perry Local Schools teacher, Sharon Budd, has undergone her fourth surgery since the four teens allegedly threw the rock from an interstate overpass in Pennsylvania in early July. Those close to Budd and her family say the operation was a long eight-hour procedure and she now remains in intensive care. The teens accused of throwing the rock are being charged as adults in the case.