Community Common- RSS Feed http://communitycommon.com/ http://communitycommon.com/ Tue, 26 May 2015 03:39:03 EST 1800 Locals respond to Nepal disaster http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/153475168/Locals-respond-to-Nepal-disaster By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.com Sun, 24 May 2015 12:31:31 EST Older Americans Month Proclaimed in Scioto County http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/153483149/Older-Americans-Month-Proclaimed-in-Scioto-County Each May, Ohio joins the nation in observing Older Americans Month. Ohio is home to more than 2.3 million adults age 60 and older and another two million baby boomers, comprising of more than 40 percent of our state's population. This... Sat, 23 May 2015 17:51:33 EST Controlling bagworms and Tent Caterpillars http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/153483243/Controlling-bagworms-and-Tent-Caterpillars Steve Boehme Fri, 22 May 2015 17:56:31 EST Medicare Tips During Older Americans Month http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153482190/Medicare-Tips-During-Older-Americans-Month Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor is sharing tips with Ohioans on Medicare – or those soon-to-become eligible – to help them become more confident and empowered insurance consumers during Older Americans Month. Fri, 22 May 2015 17:26:31 EST Hill View Retirement Center Employees Recognized as “Stars” http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/153455210/Hill-View-Retirement-Center-Employees-Recognized-as-Stars Four of Hill View Retirement Center's finest employees have been selected to receive Leading Age of Ohio's Employee “Stars” recognition. This year's Fri, 22 May 2015 17:06:36 EST Hill View annual meeting http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/153454101/Hill-View-annual-meeting Hill View held its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, April 29th beginning with a dinner in the Oak Dining Room for residents, trustees and administrative staff. Thu, 21 May 2015 16:46:31 EST East High School graduates 33 http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/153477393/East-High-School-graduates-33 East High School Graduation ceremony will take place May 17, 2015 at 1 p.m. at East High School. The 2015 class has 33 members. The Valedictorian is Charles Albert Welch IV a son of Charles Welch III and Elizabeth Welch. The Salutatorian is Taylor... Thu, 21 May 2015 15:31:31 EST Ensuring Law Enforcement Officers Have the Resources They Need http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/153455326/Ensuring-Law-Enforcement-Officers-Have-the-Resources-They-Need Sen. Sherrod BrownThe unrest we've seen in Cleveland, Baltimore, and Ferguson makes it clear—our cities are hurting. Wed, 20 May 2015 17:11:31 EST DeWine Announces Mobile Cramming Settlements http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153479466/DeWine-Announces-Mobile-Cramming-Settlements Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, along with the attorneys general of the other 49 states and the District of Columbia, the Federal Communications Commission, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, today announced national settlements with... Wed, 20 May 2015 16:22:08 EST Four to graduate from Vern Riffe School http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/153482769/Four-to-graduate-from-Vern-Riffe-School The Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities' Vern Riffe School will graduate four students during ceremonies held May 8 at 1 p.m. in the gymnasium. Students will receive their diplomas and recognition from administration and staff. Wed, 20 May 2015 14:06:37 EST Board of DD Meeting http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153481417/Board-of-DD-Meeting The Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities will hold its regular board meeting on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 6:00 P.M. at STAR, Inc., 2625 Gallia Street, Portsmouth, OH 45662. An Ethics Committee Meeting will be held at 5:45 P.M. at the same... Wed, 20 May 2015 14:06:35 EST Big Sandy Superstore Reports Successful Charity Challenge Weekend http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153482097/Big-Sandy-Superstore-Reports-Successful-Charity-Challenge-Weekend Big Sandy Superstore, a Top 100 Home Furnishings Retailer, based in Franklin Furnace, Ohio, has announced the results of its latest Charity Challenge, held in March. The Charity Challenge is a discount for donations event which Big Sandy Superstore... Wed, 20 May 2015 14:06:34 EST Local Archaeologist, Guest Speaker for USD 1812 http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/153452026/Local-Archaeologist-Guest-Speaker-for-USD-1812 At their April meeting, The ladies of the Scioto Valley Volunteers Chapter, USD 1812, enjoyed a very informative and educational presentation by Mr. Dwight Cropper entitled “Native Americans in the Ohio Country—1784-1815”. Mr. Wed, 20 May 2015 14:06:31 EST ASC poised to expand service http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153475194/ASC-poised-to-expand-service By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comAccess Scioto County (ASC) is proposing to open a second office and expand services similar to a taxi service. Wed, 20 May 2015 14:06:33 EST Wheelersburg Resident Receives Award at ACTC Graduation http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153480470/Wheelersburg-Resident-Receives-Award-at-ACTC-Graduation Wheelersburg resident Hossein Mohebbian received the Gussler Family Endowed Chair in Math & Science Award at the Ashland Community and Technical College Graduation Ceremony on May 8. Wed, 20 May 2015 14:01:34 EST May is Older Americans Month! http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/153480595/May-is-Older-Americans-Month Pamela K. Matura, Executive Director, Area Agency on Aging District 7 Wed, 20 May 2015 14:01:33 EST DOE Site Public Warning System Test http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153482578/DOE-Site-Public-Warning-System-Test The Public Warning System semi-annual audible test for the Department of Energy Portsmouth Site in Piketon will be conducted between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 20. Wed, 20 May 2015 14:01:31 EST Contacts For Life http://communitycommon.com/news/local_features-news/153479152/Contacts-For-Life Tim Throckmorton Wed, 20 May 2015 14:16:34 EST Roadwork schedule for Scioto County http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153478536/Roadwork-schedule-for-Scioto-County Craig J. Opperman P.E., Scioto County Engineer, announced the work schedule for the week of May 18th,2015 through May 22nd, 2015 for his office.ROAD CLOSURE Wed, 20 May 2015 14:16:32 EST ODOT District 9 Travel Report http://communitycommon.com/news/news/153481845/ODOT-District-9-Travel-Report For the week ending May 16, 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, 20 May 2015 14:16:31 EST