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Rosalie Hunke, 9, of Gladstone, hangs from a swing set on the Taylor Public School playground Thursday as her fellow classmates rock teeter-totters.

Stark Co. Commission tables playground funding request


Taylor Public School officials requested money from the Stark County Park Board for a new playground, but commissioners want to see how much cash the school can raise on its own before contributing.

Members of Parents Active with School say their insurance provider will no longer cover the aged playground for safety reasons. The school has raised about $8,000, with a goal of reaching $57,000 by mid-April, commissioners said during last week's meeting.

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