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Amato’s fired up about pizza

On the fifth day of this month, a new pizza parlor opened up in town; but, this pizza parlor is unlike any other in Knox County: Amato’s Woodfired Pizza, 668 N. Sandusky Street.

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Sarah Poole/News Featured speaker of the 11th Annual Cancer Survivor Recognition event, Cabot Rea, serenades audience members with Frank Sinatra’s “The Way You Look Tonight.”

Rea: Beat cancer, make a difference

It was a fancy night out Thursday evening at Ohio Eastern Star, as Knox Community Hospital’s Center for Cancer Care hosted the 11th Annual Cancer Survivor Recognition event in the Gallagher Center.

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Veggies, herbs in full bloom at farm market

Saturday’s Farmers’ Market welcomed vendors with sunny skies and warm temperatures offering goods such as honey, maple syrup, flowers, organic meat products, local cheeses, peanut brittle and countless vegetables.

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Joshua Morrison/News Karissa Whisner holds Maci

Maci touches hearts all over world

On April 15, 2016, a little warrior named Maci was born into the Whisner family — Josh, Karissa and their then 1 1/2-year-old son, Jake. Within the past 14 months, the family has battled through many life-and-death situations in order to keep her safe and healthy, but it was Maci who, despite her diagnoses of several fatal congenital heart defects, not only has survived, but has inspired countless families around the world

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Preparedness key to success

Shortly after Mount Vernon’s MC Sports closed up shop, Brian Hess of Utica purchased many of the store’s display units for the opening of his new business, Elite Preparedness, 25580 Bell Church Road.
“I bought the wall units, aisle shelving and I bought all the gun display units,” Hess told the News.

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Computer roundup benefits children

On Saturday, from 1-3 p.m. at Walmart by the car wash, 1575 Coshocton Ave., Michael Erow of Millwood is having a computer round-up day in order to collect used computers, flat screens, tablets and laptops from community members.

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Sarah Poole/News Swiss chard and duck egg quiche, inspired by Arcadian Farm’s David Ryan’s recipe, is a delicious, decadent dish that is perfect to serve at a Sunday brunch.

Duck eggs make baking sweeter

Everyday, millions of Americans eat breads, muffins, bagels and cookies, all of which utilize the iconic chicken egg as a core ingredient.

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Sarah Poole/News Team Stars and Spatulas’ Cora Andrews, left, Rachel Ruth and Kelli Highnam open their basket full of secret ingredients during Sunday evening’s First Presbyterian Church’s youth cooking competition.

Youths cook up tasty dishes, fun

On Sunday’s warm evening, surrounded by wildflowers, fields and woodlands, Trent and Missy Kaufman hosted The First Presbyterian Church of Mount Vernon’s Youth Fellowship Grill and Chill at their property known as Camp Runamuck, 10320 Tucker Road.

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Sarah Poole/News A delicious pulled-pork sandwich, smoked Mac and cheese, baby carrots and a homemade dill dipping sauce from Local Smoke BBQ. Local Smoke strives to provide the community with delicious, organic, non-GMO foods throughout the upcoming months.

A ‘naturally’ good-tasting BBQ

With the warm weather finally here, food trucks serving unique and delicious dishes are beginning to pop up around Knox County, especially at events like First Fridays.

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SarahPoole/News Kantorians singing “Light, You Will Have” at Utica High School Class of 2017’s graduation on Sunday afternoon.

Utica grads united in memories

Sunday, held at the Career & Technology Education Center of Licking County, 124 Utica High School students graduated during the North Fork Local School District’s 131st high school commencement program.

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Catfish a good summer catch

While spending some time up north visiting family this past week, I had the opportunity to engage in one of my favorite outdoor activities — fishing.
At dusk, while sitting at the edge of the dock, listening to the lulling sounds of crashing waves and watching the sun’s waning light glitter across the water, I suddenly realized my florescent orange bobber had disappeared from sight.

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