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WELCOME TO WOOSTER TODAY 2016

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pectrum Publications gratefully acknowledges the many people throughout Wooster who took time to answer questions and provide information for this, the 26th edition of Wooster’s community guide – Wooster Today. The guide is designed to be a useful resource about the county; providing information about local government, the schools, the economy, social services, clubs, attractions and more. Also, we wish to thank area businesses for their support in the form of advertising; without them, this publication would not be possible. Please show your support by patronizing the advertisers in this guide. In addition to Wooster, Spectrum produces community guides for Orrville, Holmes County and several communities in Southeastern Ohio. Spectrum also publishes Amish Heartland (a monthly statewide tourism publication), Now & Then (a monthly magazine for the mature readers of Wayne and Holmes County), HerSide (A Wayne and Holmes County women’s magazine), HisSide (A Wayne and Holmes County men’s magazine), HARVEST (an agricultural community resource) and Gas & Oil (an industry magazine). For the sake of accuracy, organizations which could not be reached, or which did not respond, were not included. Some of the following copy and pictures were submitted or taken by staff members for the express purpose of this publication. If your business, church, club or organization was not included in this edition and you wish to be included in the 2017 edition, contact Spectrum Publications, (330) 264-1125 or (800) 686-2958.

TABLE OF CONTENTS LIVING IN WOOSTER

GOVERNMENT

WOOSTER AT A GLANCE.......................................................................... 05 NEW TO WOOSTER ...................................................................................... 06 WAYNE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY ................................................. 07 GUIDE TO LIVING..............................................................................09 SAFETY SERVICES ....................................................................................... 09 WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY ......................................................... 10 UTILITIES ...................................................................................................... 11 TRANSPORTATION........................................................................................ 11 MEDIA........................................................................................................... 12

THE CITY OF WOOSTER ..............................................................................42 AREA TOWNSHIPS ........................................................................................43 COMMISSIONERS, OFFICIALS, AGENCIES, COURTS ..................................44 STATE & FEDERAL ......................................................................................45 POST OFFICE & ZIP CODES .......................................................................45 VOTER INFORMATION..................................................................................46

CULTURE & RECREATION

WOOSTER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL .................................................... 47 CLEVELAND CLINIC WOOSTER .......................................................... 48 UNITED WAY OF WAYNE & HOLMES COUNTIES. INC ....................... 49 SENIOR OPPORTUNITIES .............................................................................50 SUPPORT GROUPS, SCREENINGS & CLINICS ............................................54 HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES ..................................................................57

CHURCHES.................................................................................................... 13 CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS ....................................................................... 16 THE ARTS ..................................................................................................... 20 PARKS & RECREATION .............................................................................. 22

ECONOMY WOOSTER AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ......................................... 27 MAIN STREET WOOSTER ........................................................................... 27 TAX RATES................................................................................................... 28 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL ...................................................... 28 WAYNE COUNTY REAL ESTATE. ............................................................. 28 WAYNE COUNTY CVB .............................................................................. 29 WAYNE COUNTY FAIR. .............................................................................. 29

EDUCATION TRIWAY LOCAL SCHOOLS .......................................................................... 30 AREA PRIVATE SCHOOLS .......................................................................... 30 WOOSTER CITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS. ....................................................... 31 WAYNE COUNTY SCHOOLS CAREER CENTERS. .................................... 36 HIGHER EDUCATION...................................................................................37 WAYNE COUNTY BOARD OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ........... 39 CHILDCARE & PRESCHOOLS ..................................................................... 40 PUBLIC EDUCATION ................................................................................... 41

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HEALTH CARE

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WELCOME .......................................................................................... 02 INDEX OF ADVERTISERS .................................................................... 04 STREET INDEX ..............................................................................................33 WOOSTER MAP.............................................................................................34 IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS ...................................................................63

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Wooster Today: The 2016 Community Guide  

A guide to services and life in Wooster, Ohio, published by Spectrum Publications, a division of The Daily Record.

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