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The Ohio State Bar Foundation (OSBF) Inducts New Members Into Fellows Program

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 14, 2018 – The Ohio State Bar Foundation (“OSBF”) announced today that 32 attorneys have been inducted into the Foundation. The ceremony took place on June 12 at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center. Supreme Court of Ohio Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor and OSBF President Carol Marx presided over the ceremony and reception honoring the inductees. The …

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Kenyon places 120 on NCAC Academic Honor Roll

CLEVELAND – A total of 743 student-athletes were named to the 2017-18 North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) Academic Honor Roll. The honorees were selected from all 10 full-time NCAC institutions and one affiliate member. Each full-time institution had at least 25 student-athletes named to the Academic Honor Roll for an average of 74 student-athletes per institution. With 120 honorees, Kenyon …

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Fredericktown Community Fire District approves Daytime Staffing

From the Fredericktown Community Fire District: We greatly appreciate the efforts of all involved with the process to improve the already high-quality services that we provide to our residents, and those passing through our district. Last night in the regular June board meeting of the Fredericktown Community Fire District, daytime staffing was approved! The implementation of daytime staffing during the …

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Take a Step Back in Time with Main Street Mount Vernon on July 6

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio —Friday, July 6 will be a “Blast from the Past” with Main Street Mount Vernon. The Unusual Suspects will take the main stage, sponsored by Ariel Corporation, and Goslee Reed & Keen will perform on the South Stage at Buchwald Plaza, sponsored by Flapper’s Bar & Grille, Griffin Insurance, Herald’s Appliances and Electronics, and Ver-Mac Industries. “We …

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Attorney General DeWine Warns of Summer Scams

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned consumers to beware of seasonal scams, including home improvement fraud and travel-related schemes. “Scams don’t take a break in the summer,” Attorney General DeWine said. “We encourage people to be careful. Make sure you know who you’re dealing with. Ask for references. Take your time before making a decision.” Last year, the …

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New time and Location for Knox County Relay for Life Friday

There are some changes for the 2018 Relay for Life on June 15th NEW location: The event is being held on the Public Square in downtown Mount Vernon. NEW time: 6 p.m. – midnight Event Details: Relay For Life is a grass roots, community-based team event. Although every Relay For Life event is different, they do have a few things …

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Apple Valley among most Friendly Locations for Retirees

In our fourth annual study, SmartAsset analyzed sales, property, income, fuel and Social Security tax data to rank locations on how friendly they are for retirees. To compare the cities in our study, we looked at a hypothetical retiree who receives $50,000 in income. The table below shows which cities lead Ohio in retirement tax friendliness. Rank City Income Tax …

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CCC’s Purchase of Former ECOT Space Could Provide Millions of Dollars in Savings

Purchasing valuable office space and land at less than average market rate, Columbus City Schools was the successful bidder in an auction of the property at 3700 South High Street, which served as headquarters for the collapsed ECOT online charter school. And consolidation plans now possible with this purchase could ultimately save the District millions of dollars. The District’s final …

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OHIO receives national award for career services excellence

ATHENS, Ohio (June 12, 2018) – Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center (CLDC) has been recognized by the National Association for Colleges and Employers (NACE) with a National Excellence Award for Career Services Excellence. Imants Jaunarajs, assistant dean of students for the CLDC, accepted the award on behalf of the center during NACE’s 2018 conference, held June 5-8 in New Orleans. …

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Licking County reports increase in Drug Overdoses

The Licking County Health Department (LCHD) is issuing a community advisory to notify the public of an increase in recent drug overdoses. From Friday, June 8, through Monday, June 11, there has been an increase in overdoses, overdose deaths, emergency room visits, and 911 calls requesting Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to overdoses throughout Licking County. In 2017, Licking County reported …

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