Poverty and hunger often lead to increased emotional and financial stress, increased risk of illness, poor school performance in children, and poor productivity on the job. This cycle of struggle can seem unbearable.
Throughout the year, United Way brings together diverse groups of community members for a unique, interactive experience focused on what life is like with a shortage of money and an abundance of stress. … Read full story
As we age, our body composition changes. You may have noticed that since turning 30, you have gained weight, particularly around your mid-section, and that weight loss techniques that have worked well for you in the past, such as calorie restriction and cardiovascular exercises, have had little to no impact on your body.
The Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, in conjunction with Mike Petee and Elixer will present a special Chautauqua to bring the true story of Grandma Gatewood, the first woman to walk the Appalachian Trail solo, with a free showing of the documentary film, “Trail Magic” on Thursday, September 28, 7:00 p.m.… Read full story
(YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Mahoning County Sheriff Jerry Greene announced Tuesday that an undercover operation aimed at reducing demand for sex trafficking has led to the arrests of nine men, including one suspect who is accused of arranging a sexual encounter with a person he allegedly believed was a juvenile.… Read full story
Warrants were issued this week by the Mount Vernon Municipal Court for the arrest of the following individuals. If you have any pertinent information about someone on the list, please contact law enforcement. Thank you. #WeeklyWarrants
Gage Davis (not pictured)
On Tuesday October 3rd we welcome Jim Bisenius, creator of Bully-Proofing Youth, to provide assemblies for our elementary, middle and high school students as well as our staff. That evening from 6:30-8:30 pm in the HS/MS auditorium he will conduct a parent workshop.
The Earth Dome visited East Elementary School students. “The Earth Dome is a gigantic inflatable earth balloon standing 19-feet high and 22-feet in diameter. It’s made of 24 huge panels silkscreened with photographs shot from satellites of the surface of the world on cloud-free days.
Hearing loss is a common problem caused by noise, aging, disease, and heredity. People with hearing loss may find it hard to have a conversation with friends and family. They may also have trouble understanding a doctor’s advice, responding to warnings, and hearing doorbells and alarms.