communitycommon.com
Operand type clash: text is incompatible with int
Featured Story
 

Local Medicare Presentations Scheduled

2 days 17 hours ago | | | Email

Pamela K. Matura, Executive Director, Area Agency on Aging District 7Are you a Medicare beneficiary? Want to find out more information about how the Medicare Annual Coordinated Election Period can work for you? Want to stay informed and healthy and save money? If so, then mark yourcalendar for a Medicare presentation that will soon be available in your county.

 

Audit finds $48,000 in misused funds

By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comOhio Auditor of State Dave Yost said on Tuesday afternoon as a result of a recent audit, it was discovered $48,000 had been misused by to former Scioto County Employees.According to released information, “the Scioto County Revolving Loan Fund Department held a Staples credit card during the audit period. From January 2006 – November 2012, former Revolving Loan Manager Kendra Hobson used the credit card to make u...

17 hours ago | | | Email

DeWine Launches 2014 Take Action Video Contest

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced the start of the sixth annual Take Action Video Contest, which gives Ohio high school students a chance to win up to $2,500 in college scholarships.“In order to be informed consumers, students must be able to recognize common scams, guard against identity theft, and know how to protect themselves in the cyber world,” Attorney General DeWine said. “This contest is a great opportunity for students to better understan...

1 days 17 hours ago | | | Email

Bluebird Featured on 2015 Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp

The photograph of an eastern bluebird perched on a redbud tree was selected as the winning image of the 2015 Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp contest, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).Photographer James Mundy, of Cincinnati, captured the bluebird photo at Winton Woods near his Hamilton County home. Second and third place were awarded to David Shaw, of New Vienna, and Don Lozier, of West Jefferson, respectively. For the sixth annual competition, the ODNR Divisi...

1 days 17 hours ago | | | Email

Signs Of Life

Tim Throckmorton

1 days 17 hours ago | | | Email

Taylor Urges Ohioans to Prepare for Upcoming Medicare Open Enrollment

COLUMBUS – A free Ohio Department of Insurance educational program that helped Ohioans with Medicare save a record $16.4 million last year is holding events across Ohio now and through the Oct. 15 to Dec. 7 annual open enrollment period, Lieutenant Governor and Department of Insurance Director Mary Taylor said. The events are intended to help people better understand their Medicare coverage options.The Department’s Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHII...

2 days 17 hours ago | | | Email

IRS Warns Financial Institutions of Scams Designed to Steal FATCA-Related Account Data

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued a fraud alert for international financial institutions complying with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Scam artists posing as the IRS have fraudulently solicited financial institutions seeking account holder identity and financial account information.The IRS does not require financial institutions to provide specific account holder identity information or financial account information over the phone or by f...

2 days 17 hours ago | | | Email

Shawnee State University President’s List for Summer 2014 released

Shawnee State University President Rita Rice Morris, Ph.D., has released the President’s List for the Summer Semester 2014. To be named on the list, students must be full-time and have achieved a grade point average of 4.0.The following students have been named to the list for Summer Semester:Brittany Fitzgerald of Lucasville, General Studies major.Sharon Cremeans of McDermott, Business Administration major.Dawnmarie Baisden of Minford, Nursin...

2 days 17 hours ago | | | Email

Imposter Calls from ‘U.S. Treasury’ Targeting Ohioans

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine warned that Ohio consumers are receiving scam phone calls from individuals pretending to represent the U.S. Treasury.The Ohio Attorney General’s Office has received approximately 50 reports of the scam in the last four weeks.“It can be intimidating to get a call from someone claiming to represent the government and threatening you by demanding immediate payment or personal information,” Attorney General DeWine said. ...

2 days 17 hours ago | | | Email

Veterinary Assistant Training Program offered at Shawnee State

From October 13 to March 2 of 2015, Shawnee State University will be offering a two-part program for aspiring veterinary assistants.The veterinary assistant training program is intended to help individuals gain basic skills and knowledge necessary to perform in a veterinary office, animal shelter, pet store or kennel at entry-level positions.Veterinary assistants play a hands-on role with animals under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian and veterinary technician....

3 days 17 hours ago | | | Email

Scioto County roadwork schedule

Craig J. Opperman P.E., Scioto County Engineer, announced the work schedule for the week of September 29, 2014 through October 3, 2014 for his office.ROAD CLOSUREBack Road – CR-276 at the 0.76, 0.88 and 1.18 mile markers in Green Township will be closed Monday, September 29th, from 7:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. The location of the closure is between Haverhill-Ohio Furnace Road and the Lawrence County Line. County Engineer’s Crews will be installing plastic pipe....

3 days 17 hours ago | | | Email

(No heading)

Bicentennial Events at the Portsmouth Public LibraryJoin us as we celebrate Portsmouth’s BicentennialBicentennial Puppet ShowChildren of all ages are invited to the Portsmouth library location for our “Old Time” Puppet Show. Listen to Ma and Pa talk about life in Ohio in the 1800’s. The audience will also get the chance to “milk our library cow.” Join us September 30 at 6pm.Portsmouth History in Post Card...

3 days 17 hours ago | | | Email

Ogg Addresses League of Women Voters

Melanie Ogg, State Committeewoman (D-14th Senate District) was the featured speaker for the Portsmouth/Scioto County League of Women Voters Annual Dinner/Meeting held at Hillview Retirement Center in May 2014. Ms. Ogg was reelected for another four-year term as an elected official and County Party Representative last May on the state ballot. Ms. Ogg is married to Scioto County Treasurer Bill Ogg and is a member of the LWV and the AAUW. She has also served as president of both the Scioto Count...

3 days 17 hours ago | | | Email

(No heading)

HARLOWSCIOTOVILLE-Rick Edward Harlow, 59, of Sciotoville, died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2014. Arrangements will be at the convenience of the family under the direction of the Brant Funeral Service in Sciotoville.

3 days 17 hours ago | | | Email

Natural High 5K Trail Run/Walk set

By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comPreparations are being made for the 6th annual Natural High 5k Trail Run/Walk set for Oct. 4. Proceeds from the event will benefit youth prevention and outreach programs of The Counseling Center.Youth prevention and youth programs include the annual Summer Outreach Club.According to released information, through the Summer Outreach Club, children ages 5-12 are provided with quality recreational, motivational and ...

3 days 17 hours ago | | | Email

Microsoft Excel 2010 Level 1 Training Workshop Offered

The Business Development Program of the Community Action Committee of Pike County, the Pike County Career Technology Center, and OSU Small Business Development Center are offering a one day Microsoft Excel 2010 Level 1 Training Workshop on October 15th, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., at the OSU Endeavor Center. This workshop teaches participants how to explore the Microsoft Office Excel® 2010 environment and create a basic worksheet, perform calculations, modify and format a worksh...

3 days 17 hours ago | | | Email

AAA7 Encourages Medicare Beneficiaries in Scioto County to Attend Medicare Presentation in Portsmouth

Are you a Medicare beneficiary? Want to learn more about Medicare and how the Medicare Annual Coordinated Election Period can work for you? Want to stay informed and healthy and save money? If so, then mark your calendars for an upcoming Medicare presentation that will be held on Monday, September 29th at 1:00 pm at Riverview Retirement Center, located at 500 2nd Street in Portsmouth. The Area Agency on Aging District 7, which covers ten counties in southern Ohio, including Scioto, encourages...

3 days 17 hours ago | | | Email

Area church services

* McDermott Community of Christ church school will be at 9:30am Sunday. Elder Pete Coburn will give the church school worship, followed by classes. The 10:45 worship service will be a Music Service with Barb Koch presiding and Elder Rhonda Morkassel accompanying. Children’s ministry will be given by Rhonda Morkassel. Prayer meeting will be Wednesday evening at 7pm with Pastor Ed Cable presiding.* Homecoming at Candy Run Wesleyan Tab. Sept. 26-28. Service times are 7 p.m. Rev....

3 days 17 hours ago | | | Email

Weather

Sponsored By:

Local Gas Prices

Lowest Gas Prices in Portsmouth
Portsmouth Gas Prices provided by GasBuddy.com

Featured Business