Ready for a warm up? If so, highs will climb into the 70s by Thursday afternoon. Unfortunately for those who love warm weather, 50s will return for the weekend after a strong cold front passes through the area Friday evening.
The City of Mount Vernon Street Department is accepting applications for seasonal employment. These positions are to work on the annual leaf pick-up crew. They are physically demanding jobs lasting approximately 4 weeks. Interested applicants may pick up and return applications in the office of the Safety Service Director, 40 Public Square, Mount Vernon, Ohio.… Read full story
KANSAS CITY, October 21, 2020 — USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) recently awarded 12 grants totaling over $45 million for research to combat Huanglongbing (HLB), commonly known as citrus greening disease.
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“USDA-NIFA’s Emergency Citrus Disease Research & Extension (ECDRE) program brings the nation’s top scientists together to tackle this problem,” said Parag Chitnis, NIFA’s acting director.
COLUMBUS – Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers filed felony drug charges against a Michigan man after a traffic stop in Wyandot County. During the traffic stop, troopers seized a pound of methamphetamine worth approximately $7,750.
On October 14, at 12:06 a.m.,… Read full story
With thanks to the grants from the Knox County Foundation and The Energy Cooperative, The Freedom Center completed a major technology overhaul aimed at improving security, maintaining HIPPAA compliance and supporting business and clinical operations. Aging hardware and obsolete software necessitated the upgrade, and HIPAA requirements demand that organizations like The Freedom Center abide by strict security protocols such as having current EOL software and strong cyber security defenses.… Read full story
Columbus, Ohio – The State of Ohio has made available more than $485 million in CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds to certain providers that offer long-term services and supports to older Ohioans. The funding is intended to help with costs related to the COVID-19 pandemic and safely maintaining or restarting services.… Read full story
An estimated 30.3 million people in the United States (9.4 percent of the population) have diabetes, including 7.2 million who are unaware they are living with the disease. The percentage of adults with diabetes increases with age, reaching a high of 25.2 percent among those aged 65 years or older.
The Court’s parking garage at 5 North Gay Street, will be CLOSED for an extensive cleaning beginning on Friday, October 23, 2020, at 11:30 p.m. The parking garage will be closed for approximately 24 hours. Please refrain from parking in the parking garage during this time.… Read full story
With Halloween just around the corner, let’s have a little fun with Wildlife Wednesday and spotlight the Pumpkinseed Sunfish.
This is a very colorful, deep-bodied, slabsided fish with a small mouth. The breast and belly are orange to yellow, with lighter colored sides in a variety of bright colors.… Read full story
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ring-necked pheasant hunters have the chance to pursue this popular game bird when the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife releases the birds at 28 of Ohio’s public hunting areas in late October and November.… Read full story