Stark State

Artist Noah DiRuzza represents the environment's emotions in textures and colors.
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Notes of mountains, oceans and deep-space are captured in a new abstract painting exhibit at Stark State College. On this week's State of the Arts, we talk with painter Noah DiRuzza about his process and how he tries to represent the environment's emotions through his work.

Stark State fuel cells
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The Fuel Cell Prototyping Center at Stark State College in North Canton is closing. Since 2006 it’s been a public-private research & development facility and a lab for technology students. But at the end of the year the private-sector development partner is leaving.

The Korean conglomerate LG said this week that the development program no longer fits its corporate strategy.