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By Maggie Prosser The Baker Center Food Pantry received a grant from Pepsi this month for seven freezers, refrigerators and meat thermometers to combat food insecurity as part of the Basic Needs OHIO Initiative. However, donations to the pantry are low, while participation is high.
The State Fire Marshall and Columbia Gas continue to look for answers in what caused a West Union Street building to partially collapse. On Sunday evening, building housing Cycle Path Bicycles and apartments collapsed leaving one student injured, and seven homeless. The condition of the student transported to O’Bleness Hospital has not been released. Many… Read More
In a mock dorm room, an actor sits slumped over in a chair, simulating the effects of a heroin overdose. Two students walk in and launch into a series of actions that end with them “reviving” him with a practice dose of NARCAN, a brand name version of the overdose reversal drug naloxone. The students… Read More
The eggs were sold in nine states, according to the FDA. They are labeled under a number of brands, including Coburn Farms, Country Daybreak, the Food Lion store brand, Great Value and Sunshine Farms.
Roseann Sdoia lost her right leg in the 2013 marathon bombing. She now works to empower others facing challenges because she so vividly remembers being “in those shoes.”
“The Mud Lot League” – that’s what one Nelsonville Little League athlete calls the waterlogged baseball diamonds of Polley Field Park; they’re unplayable. Saturday, almost 100 people responded to a Facebook comment by league mother Summer Willis asking for help to restore the fields. Willis, and James “Hootie” Wend, the park’s owner, sent a distress… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s prison system is being sued over $169,000 in unpaid medical bills for an inmate’s 19-day hospital stay more than a year ago. According to the lawsuit, 61-year-old Arthur Edens “sustained serious injuries” at the South Central Regional Jail a day after he was arrested on a burglary charge that… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The winner of the Republican primary will hold ex-Speaker Cliff Rosenberger’s vacant Ohio House seat for the rest of the year. The Hillsboro Times-Gazette reports that is the deal struck by Rosenberger’s GOP caucus, which has the job of appointing his successor. The 36-year-old Rosenberger, of Clarksville, resigned last week amid… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio — Award-winning filmmaker Anahita Ghazvinizadeh brought her Iranian culture and vision to the silver screen of the Athena Cinema Friday. Her visit was part of the Athens International Film and Video Festival where she screened her coming-of-age film “They.” The film, exploring gender and culture identity, follows fourteen-year-old J as they decide whether to transition. Ghazvinizadeh… Read More