Weather Alert

Where to Cool Off During the Heatwave

(News/Talk 1480 WHBC) – The city of Canton and the Salvation Army are opening a couple of cooling centers Friday and Saturday.

The Salvation Army on Market Avenue S is open from 9 to 6 each day.

And the Southeast Community Center on Sherrick Road SE is open from 8 until 8 Friday and 12 noon until 5 on Saturday.

Here’s a complete list of cooling availabilities from the Stark County EMA:

Main Library – 715 Market Ave. N, Canton, Ohio 44702 | 330.452.0665

DeHoff Memorial Branch Library – 216 Hartford Ave. SE, Canton, Ohio 44707 | 330.452.9014

East Canton Branch Library – 224 N. Wood Street, East Canton, Ohio 44730 | 330.488.1501

Jackson Township Branch Library – 7186 Fulton Drive NW, Canton, Ohio 44718 | 330.833.1010

Lake Community Branch Library – 565 Market Ave. SW, Uniontown, Ohio 44685 | 330.877.9975

Madge Youth Branch Library – 2921 Mahoning Rd. NE, Canton, Ohio 44705 | 330.452.2618

Massillon Public Library – 208 Lincoln Way E, Massillon, OH 44646

North Branch Library – 189 25th Street NW, Canton, Ohio 44709 | 330.456.4356

Perry Zippo Branch Library – 5710 12th Street NW, Canton, Ohio 44708 | 330.477.8482

Plain Community Branch Library – 1803 Schneider Street NE, Canton, Ohio 44721 | 330.494.3399

Rodman Public Library: 215 E Broadway St, Alliance, OH 44601

Sandy Valley Branch Library – 9754 Cleveland Ave. SE, Magnolia, Ohio 44643 | 330.866.3366

The Edward “Peel” Coleman Community Center, (also known as the South East Community Center),1400 Sherrick Rd SE, Canton, OH 44707

Canton Salvation Army – 420 Market Avenue South, Canton, OH 44702

Massillon Salvation Army – 315 6th St NE, Massillon, OH 44646.

Many other public and private buildings are available to visit or shop in at the warmest parts of the day.

According to the city of canton, SARTA will provide transportation for passengers to commute between the Southeast Community Center, the Salvation Army and Cornerstone Transit on Cherry using SARTA Bus Routes 110 and 118 at no cost.

For further information, please contact the South East Community Center at 330-489-3350 or the Salvation Army at 330-453-0159.



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