DAYTON – Former Dayton-area insurance agent and investment adviser John Gregory Schmidt was sentenced today in Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas to serve five years in prison. A joint investigation conducted by the Ohio Department of Insurance and the Ohio Department of Commerce revealed Schmidt had been operating a “Ponzi” scheme for more than a decade and defrauded elderly consumers. … Read full story
Tonight is our unveiling of our GeoTrail Launch and the weather looks perfect. We are excited to begin the next phase and bring this adventure into a reality. If you have never been to our County Parks or Geocached then now is the time!… Read full story
Brown is Pushing VA Officials to Get Veterans Support Needed After Years of Stagnate Suicide Rates
WASHINGTON, D.C. – During a Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearing held last week, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) pushed Department of Veterans Affairs officials to consider all factors contributing to veteran suicide rates.… Read full story
Hawks are part of the raptor family, which also includes falcons, eagles, and owls. Ohio has 8 species of hawks. The 6 “true” hawks are separated into two groups – Buteos and Accipiters. The northern harrier and osprey are the remaining two hawks and fall into their own categories.… Read full story
(MCCONNELSVILLE, Ohio) — An Alaska man is headed to prison for defrauding 15 victims out of money, property, and services valued at more than $750,000, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Morgan County Prosecutor Mark Howdyshell announced today.
Andrew J. Jensen, 31, of Anchorage, was sentenced to eight and a half years in prison and was ordered to pay restitution to his victims.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced the approval of assistance for 10 projects set to create 1,559 new jobs and retain 1,788 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and its regional partners.… Read full story