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Two arrested for involvement in Newark Shooting

NEWARK, OHIO – On Monday, September 11, 2023 at around 4:34pm Officers with theNewark Division of Police were dispatched to 131 N 11 th Street on a report of a shooting.Officers arrived on scene and found two adult males; one 50 years old and the other 35 years old,each suffering from a single gunshot wound.  Officers provided aid until Newark …

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Jurors Set for 2023 Ohio Veterans Art Exhibition

The Ohio Department of Veterans Services (ODVS), through its ongoing partnership with the Ohio Arts Council, continues to make preparations for the 2023 Ohio Veterans Art Exhibition, which will be on display in downtown Columbus beginning next month (see below). Now that the deadline to submit works for this display has passed – and with opening of this exhibition just weeks away – ODVS is …

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COTC Accepting Alumni Award Nominations

Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is accepting nominations for three alumni awards: the Outstanding Alumni Award, the Transitions Alumni Award and the John C. “Jay” Barker Community Service Alumni Award. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Oct. 27. To nominate alumni, you must submit a nomination form and supporting documentation, such as a resume or written statement explaining how the …

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City Receives $495,000 for Community Street Projects

Delaware is one of nearly two dozen Ohio communities receiving funding to complete neighborhood improvement projects aimed at improving the quality of life for residents. The award will help fund the Noble Street Neighborhood Street Improvement Project. The project will reconstruct or resurface a total of 6,910 feet of pavement on Ross Street, Noble Street, David Street, Eaton Street, and …

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OHSAA Releases Weekly Football Computer Ratings

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association released the official weekly football computer ratings Tuesday. The computer ratings are released every Tuesday beginning in the fifth week of the season, leading up to the final report on Sunday, Oct. 22, when 448 schools – the top 16 in each region – will qualify for the playoffs. This week’s complete report …

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Ribbon Cutting Tuesday in Mount Vernon

Ribbon Cutting September 19th at 4:00 pm The Mount Vernon High School Health Center 300 Yellow Jacket Drive, Mount Vernon Nationwide Children’s and Mount Vernon City Schools are hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their school-based student health center. This exciting partnership will bring health services to students who may not have a family physician. Join us for the ribbon cutting ceremony and …

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Faith Over Fear: Topic at Prayer Breakfast

MOUNT VERNON – The Mount Vernon Association of Police Chaplains (MVAPC) will host theannual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at Foster Hall on theMount Vernon Nazarene University Campus located in Ariel Arena, 800 Martinsburg Road,Mount Vernon.. Doors will open at 7:00 a.m. and breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m. City of Mount Vernon Mayor, Matt Starr …

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New signs welcoming travelers to the “Heart of it All”

COLUMBUS – Drivers entering Ohio will soon be welcomed with signs bearing the state’s new branding and slogan – Ohio, The Heart of it All. The signs will replace older and outdated signs at major entry points to the state. Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Development announced the reimagined Ohio, The Heart of it All brand on May 10, 2023, …

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MVNU recognizes Constitution Day

Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Arts, Lectures, and Programs Committee is proud to sponsor a special presentation on the United States Constitution on Monday, Sept. 18. Professor Marti Lowe and the American Government and Politics class will recognize the importance of Constitution Day (Sept. 17) from 7:50-8:50 a.m., in Hyson Campus Center Room 302.  Guests will learn about the U.S. Constitution …

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MVNU turning empty downtown building into HW Hub for engineering and computer science 

Mount Vernon Nazarene University will transform a downtown Mount Vernon building at 18 E. Vine St., into a state-of-the-art academic hub for students in engineering and computer science programs. The project will bring new life to the lower floor of the former Mount Vernon News building and relocate the Computer Science program into a new shared space with MVNU’s Engineering …

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