We are very excited to announce that the focus of our April 2018 Neighborhood Watch meeting will be how to survive an active killer event utilizing the Run, Hide, Fight philosophy. As usual, this event is open to all members of the public and we really hope to have a strong turnout for this very important and timely topic. … Read full story
COLUMBUS, OH – Spring officially begins on March 20, but Ohio and other states in the Midwest received a good dose of spring-like severe weather last month. Continuous heavy rains and severe storms started on February 18, causing many Ohio rivers to flood and crest well above their flood stages.… Read full story
Study of flies suggests neurodegenerative disorders may speed up aging process.
To understand the link between aging and neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, scientists from the National Institutes of Health compared the genetic clocks that tick during the lives of normal and mutant flies.… Read full story
Ariel-Foundation Park will hold an opening day reception on Saturday, March 31, in the Urton Clock House/Museum, from noon until 2 p.m. Light refreshments will be available.
While the park does not officially open until Monday, April 2, this reception will be a time for the public to learn about upcoming events at the park like the free concert and movie series.… Read full story
Kim Noell Wayne is the winner of our campaign drawing and is now a finalist for the Donley Auto Group giveaway! We are thrilled that Kim works for Knox County Board of Developmental Disabilities, who have had 100% of their employees pledge to United Way for 10 years.… Read full story
NIH’s awards support groundbreaking approaches to HIV prevention and treatment.
With diverse proposals focused on everything from natural killer cells to therapeutic vaccines to treat HIV, three recipients have been selected for the 2018 Avant-Garde Award for HIV/AIDS Research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health.… Read full story
This gentleman is a person of interest in a shoplifting case. If anyone has any information on who this is or where we can find him please contact the Mount Vernon Police Department 740-397-2222. Patrolman Trowbridge is handling the case.… Read full story
Promising concept may lead to an alternative to antibiotics.
Researchers are developing a promising alternative to antibiotic treatment for infections caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria resistant to carbapenem antibiotics. The approach uses antibodies to target the K. pneumoniae protective capsule polysaccharide, allowing immune system cells called neutrophils to attack and kill the bacteria.… Read full story