(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced that he issued an executive order creating a specialized division of Ohio Homeland Security (OHS) devoted exclusively to the safety of Ohio’s students and schools.
As the new comprehensive, statewide office in Ohio focused exclusively on enhancing the safety of our schools, the Ohio School Safety Center (OSSC), will assist local schools and law enforcement in preventing, preparing for, and responding to threats and acts of violence, including self-harm, through a holistic, solutions-based approach to improving school safety.… Read full story
On August 21st, National Senior Citizens Day recognizes the achievements of the more mature representatives of our nation. The day provides an opportunity to show our appreciation for their dedication, accomplishments, and services they give throughout their lives.
According to the 2017 census, 47 million seniors live in the United States.… Read full story
Columbus – Auditor of State Keith Faber today issued a $26,267 finding for recovery against Dawn Croft, former Dog Warden for the Columbiana County Dog Pound.
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“Theft in office will simply not be tolerated,” Auditor Faber said.
As part of the Rastin Challenge event, the Tunnel to Towers Never Forget Mobile 9/11 Exhibit will be displayed at Foundation Park on Saturday, August 24, 2019. The mobile exhibit will be escorted to the site by local first responder agencies on Friday, August 23, 2019.… Read full story
Interchurch Social Services will again offer back-to-school clothing vouchers to eligible Knox County residents. To be eligible, households must include children under the age of 18 and household income must be at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines. In order to receive vouchers, families must provide picture ID’s for all adults in the household, proof of residency, (a current utility bill is suggested), birth dates and social security numbers for every member of the household – NO EXCEPTIONS!… Read full story
As summer break ends, many students will return to school with mobile devices, such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Although these devices can help students complete schoolwork and stay in touch with family and friends, there are risks associated with using them.… Read full story
Friday 8/23 the Tunnel 2 Towers traveling memorial museum is coming to Mount Vernon. We are asking for folks to come downtown and pay respect to the memorial as it comes thru the heart of downtown Mount Vernon on the way to Ariel Foundation Park. … Read full story
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs – is blasting the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) for giving another gift to Wall Street megabanks by voting to roll back the Volcker Rule.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Grant award documents are being sent today to 32 rape crisis centers and agencies statewide from the office of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, providing a total of $4.16 million in grant funding to those organizations.
The $4.16 million nearly triples the $1.43 million awarded in each of the past three years.… Read full story