Community Common- RSS NEWS Feed http://communitycommon.com/section/NEWS http://communitycommon.com/section/NEWS Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:31:33 EST 1800 FEMA Offers Safety Tips for Continued Bitterly Cold Temperatures http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/151927095/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 http://communitycommon.com/news/news/151926981/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 http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/151859713/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 http://communitycommon.com/news/news/151926184/SOPA-looks-to-establish-road-turn-lane By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.com Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:26:31 EST Johnson Chairs First Armed Services, Veterans Affairs, and Public Safety Committee http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/151929568/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 http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/151926426/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 House adopts HB 213 http://communitycommon.com/news/news/151859482/House-adopts-HB-213 FRANKFORT – With the goal of sharply reducing the state's growing heroin epidemic, the Kentucky House of Representatives voted unanimously today for House Bill 213, which would increase treatment options for addicts while cracking down on... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:01:31 EST SSU Board of Trustees Selects Dr. Rick Kurtz as New President http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/152058357/SSU-Board-of-Trustees-Selects-Dr.-Rick-Kurtz-as-New-President PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — The Shawnee State University Board of Trustees officially announced the selection of Dr. Rick Kurtz as the sixth president of the university during a special meeting of the board Tuesday, Feb. 24. Kurtz will succeed Dr. Rita... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:11:32 EST Shawnee State University Releases Dean’s List for Fall Semester 2014 http://communitycommon.com/news/news/151929736/Shawnee-State-University-Releases-Deans-List-for-Fall-Semester-2014 PORTSMOUTH, OH (02/12/2015)(readMedia)— Shawnee State University Provost Alan Walker, Ph.D., has released the Dean's List for the Fall Semester 2014. To be named on the list, students must be full time and achieve a grade point average of... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:01:35 EST Culvert Replacement Project Slated To Begin In Shawnee Forest http://communitycommon.com/news/news/151928870/Culvert-Replacement-Project-Slated-To-Begin-In-Shawnee-Forest Contractors for the Ohio Department of Transportation are set to begin a culvert replacement project later this month in Shawnee State Forest. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:41:36 EST Greenup County Genealogy & Historical Society http://communitycommon.com/news/news/151928315/Greenup-County-Genealogy--Historical-Society The Greenup County Genealogy & Historical Society will hold their next meeting on Thursday, February 26 2015 at 7 p.m. in the meeting room at the Greenup Public Library. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:26:31 EST Perennial Asparagus Produces More Each Season http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/151927268/Perennial-Asparagus-Produces-More-Each-Season Steve Boehme Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:01:39 EST Reception for retiring judge http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/151926228/Reception-for-retiring-judge By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comA retirement reception was held in the lobby of the Scioto County Courthouse on Friday to honor former Probate and Juvenile Court Judge James W. Kirsch and his 36 years in office. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:01:33 EST Bypass named in house bill http://communitycommon.com/news/news/151926344/Bypass-named-in-house-bill By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.com Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:56:45 EST Become a hero by giving blood during Red Cross Month http://communitycommon.com/news/news/151927386/Become-a-hero-by-giving-blood-during-Red-Cross-Month During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross reminds eligible blood donors that it doesn't take a cape or superpowers to be a hero. By donating blood, donors can become a hero for patients in need. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:56:44 EST Taylor Urges Vigilance in Wake of Anthem Data Breach http://communitycommon.com/news/news/151928606/Taylor-Urges-Vigilance-in-Wake-of-Anthem-Data-Breach COLUMBUS — Ohio Lieutenant Governor and Department of Insurance Director Mary Taylor has issued a consumer alert to help keep Ohioans informed after the recent announcement of a cyber-attack on Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. The cyber-attack... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:56:43 EST SSU Office of Multicultural Affairs to start B.E.A.R. Program http://communitycommon.com/news/news/151806160/SSU-Office-of-Multicultural-Affairs-to-start-B.E.A.R.-Program PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — The Office of Multicultural Affairs at Shawnee State University will begin a B.E.A.R. (Building, Empowering, Achieving, and Reaching) Program during the Spring 2015 Semester. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:56:38 EST DeWine Requests Rebates from Naloxone Manufacturer http://communitycommon.com/news/news/151925696/DeWine-Requests-Rebates-from-Naloxone-Manufacturer Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today he is requesting that Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a manufacturer of naloxone, provide rebates to consumers such as police departments and other agencies that distribute the drug in Ohio after the... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:56:37 EST Upcoming activities at the PPL http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/151859792/Upcoming-activities-at-the-PPL Federal Tax Publication UpdateDue to changes in the 2015 omnibus appropriations bill recently passed by congress, the IRS will not be providing instruction booklets for distribution. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:56:35 EST ODOT travel report http://communitycommon.com/news/news/151928736/ODOT-travel-report For the week ending February 21, 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... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:01:41 EST