Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 to include children 5 through 11 years of age. The authorization was based on the FDA’s thorough and transparent evaluation of the data that included input from independent advisory committee experts who overwhelmingly voted in favor of making the vaccine available to children in this age group.… Read full story
Warrants were issued over the past two weeks 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
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The Ohio Scholars in Aging program provides scholars of all academic backgrounds with the opportunity to learn about aging-related policy-making, establish professional contacts, and gain career knowledge and skills in the field of aging.… Read full story
Funds Aim to Provide Stress Assistance to Farming, Agriculture Workers
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded a $500,000 grant to the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) to work to prevent suicide and provide mental health training in rural and agricultural communities across Ohio.
What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products.… Read full story
Owens Corning, global in scope – human in scale. We’re an international company, with solid roots in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, and we’ve got opportunities for a few dynamic people to join our local team.… Read full story
Sobriety milestones were celebrated in MERIT Drug Court this week. Front row left to right: Phil Elswick (90 days), Haley Bower (120 days), Jaelyn Sparks (90 days), Paula Smith (30 days), Sierra Zedaker (120 days) and Braylyn Metcalfe-Daum (6 months). Back row Devon Carpenter (60 days) and Chad McKnight (60 days).… Read full story
If you’re planning to get festive with your Halloween, Christmas, or other holiday decorations, keep your eyes open for this scam. BBB Scam Tracker has received complaints about false advertisements and phony promises for holiday decor.
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You are searching for some holiday decorations for your home or lawn.… Read full story