Community Common- RSS Feed Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:51:45 EST 1800 Dance show in final steps By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comOrganizers are beginning to put final touches on the the third annual Dancing with Our Stars event, which benefits the Ohio River Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:16:32 EST Pageants move to Springfield By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comFor the first time in 13 years, the Miss Ohio USA and Miss Ohio Teen USA pageants will not be held in Portsmouth at the Vern Riffe Center For the Arts. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:56:31 EST Sudbrook gains independence with the help of SCBDD Family is often considered the foundation of our lives. For Alex Sudbrook, a student at Vern Riffe School, it was the foundation for gaining independence. At the age of 18, Sudbrook made the difficult decision to move out on his own, due to the family... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:11:33 EST When & How to Feed Your Plants Steve Boehme Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:56:37 EST PUCO adopts electric security plan The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) modified and approved an electric security plan (ESP) for AEP Ohio that will ultimately determine its standard service offer rates from June 1, 2015 through May 31, 2018. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:56:35 EST Valentine Dance held A Valentine Dance was held Feb. 9 at Elks City Club in Portsmouth. Nursing homes in attendance were Crystal Care Centers of Portsmouth and Franklin Furnace, Heritage Square and Edgewood 1 and 2. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:56:33 EST Kester talks bypass economics By Wayne Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:56:34 EST Ashley to celebrate 80th birthday Irene Ashley of Clarktown will be celebrating her 80th Birthday in March. Irene is the daughter of the late Thomas and Bicy Rhoden. Irene was married to her husband Gerald Ashley from 1958 until his passing in 2009. Irene is a 1952 graduate of Valley... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:56:31 EST Climate Change? Tim Throckmorton Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:51:31 EST Activities at PPL All locations of the Portsmouth Public library will be closed March 11 for staff training.Federal Tax Publication Update Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:06:31 EST ODOT District 9 Weekly Travel Report For the week ending March 7, 2015: The following traffic advisory includes road construction and major maintenance projects requiring lane restrictions and/or closures along the state and federal highway system within ODOT District 9. For statewide... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:01:32 EST Area church services * First Church of Christ, Rase Martin, minister, will bring the message during the 10:30 a.m. worship service and 6 p.m. worship services on Sunday, March 1, at the First Church of Christ, 1224 Dogwood Ridge Road, Wheelersburg. Sunday school will... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:56:32 EST (No heading) Craig J. Opperman P.E., Scioto County Engineer, announced the work schedule for the week of March 2nd, 2015 through March 6th, 2015 for his office.ROAD CLOSURE Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:06:32 EST And The Winner is Tim Throckmorton Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:16:31 EST FEMA Offers Safety Tips for Continued Bitterly Cold Temperatures CHICAGO – Dangerously low temperatures and bitterly cold wind chills continue to be in the forecast for much of the Midwest this week. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants individuals... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:51:31 EST Ohio workplace injuries and illnesses below national average Recently released statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses in Ohio are below the national average. The 2013 Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII) found Ohio public and... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:51:31 EST Harper to Manage Information Technology PIKETON, Ohio – Centrus Energy Corp. has appointed Chris Harper of Chillicothe as manager of information technology (IT) at its American Centrifuge Plant. In this role, he will oversee all aspects of IT and will work to support the plant's... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:26:34 EST SOPA looks to establish road, turn lane By Wayne Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:26:31 EST Johnson Chairs First Armed Services, Veterans Affairs, and Public Safety Committee COLUMBUS— Representative Terry Johnson chaired the first meeting of the new Armed Services, Veterans Affairs, and Public Safety Committee on Tuesday, February 17th. The committee, which continues to focus on military and veteran's matters,... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:01:31 EST Red Cross responds in the snow By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comOfficials with the Ohio River Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross has responded to 11 incidents and provided emergency assistance to 114 persons in the last seven days. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:06:33 EST