Plain Township officials are taking action to jumpstart education for youth. Twp Parks Director, Rob Steinberg, says they are partnering with Malone University to launch a pilot academic program next month. He says the courses offer a chance for students to sit down in an academic setting and learn based on actual pre-K Ohio academic content standards.Steinberg says the class dates will be November 10th, 12th and 14th from 10 am to 12 pm at Diamond Community Park Indoor Sports Complex. For more information on the program and how to get involved go to whbc.com. If you're interested in participating in this program you can call township hall at 330-492-4689. It is 20 dollars in cash or a check written out to Plain Township Trustees. There is a maximum capacity between 35 and 40 students for the class
With the coldest air of the season on the way this weekend, it is time to start making sure your home is ready for it. There are several things you can do to make sure your house is prepared. Clear your gutters of debris that can clog drains and create ice and water damage. Walk around your house to make sure you have disconnected and drained all of your garden hoses. Winterize your irrigation system.
If someone had just believed Natalie Shull four years ago, the victimsâ list of former State Highway Patrol Trooper Bryan D. Lee might have been shorter. âWhen he was done with me, I think he thought, âOh, well. I got away with that. I wonder how far I can go?ââ said Shull from her home in Jersey Township, near New Albany in Licking County. As Shullâs costumed children ran excitedly around their home awaiting trick-or-treating â their motherâs fingers still stained with green paint from turning her young son into The Hulk â the anger, hurt and frustration easily welled up in the 28-year-old Shull.
A man accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend was indicted today on an additional murder charge for the death of his unborn child. A Franklin County grand jury indicted Jacob T. Ferrero, 23, on one count of aggravated murder, two counts of murder, two counts of aggravated arson, tampering with evidence and gross abuse of a corpse.
WASHINGTON â In September, just two months before next weekâs midterm elections, the Obama administration awarded the biggest share of almost $600 million in economic stimulus-based transportation grants to projects in districts with a Democratic congressman, even though Republicans represent 34 more House districts across the country, an Associated Press analysis has found.
The Worthington school board opted for a familiar face to replace outgoing Superintendent Thomas Tucker, who is leaving at the end of the school year. Assistant Superintendent Trent Bowers will take over as schools chief in July, the school board announced today.