Local Archived News June '09
|Village Council will buy Mills Chevrolet property|
Village Council will buy Mills Chevrolet property
When Mills Chevrolet in Richwood, closed its doors in October, many
residents of Richwood were disheartened.
Richwood Village Council members saw it as an opportunity.
Weather cooperates for Springenfest weekend
Help celebrate the Declaration of Independence in Prospect, on
Saturday, July 4. The Prospect Lions Club, Battle Run Fire Department
and Prospect Legion Post #368, are making final preparations for a
spectacular day, full of family fun.
Suicide Support Group encourages public to attend
Survivors of Suicide Support Group, a member of the Here4Hope
organization, meets the third Monday of every month. The meetings are
open to the public, especially for anyone who has lost a loved one
Route 4 detour begins soon
Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) officials will be replacing
a culvert on Route 4, west of County Home Rd., near Marysville.
End of another era for North Union Local Schools
Those who attended Leesburg-Magnetic and the former Richwood High
School (North Union Middle School), will see the last two buildings
in the school district close and very soon be demolished. With the
dedication of the new middle school building, tentatively set for
Saturday, Aug. 15, the Leesburg-Magnetic Elementary and the current
middle school, will no longer be needed. State funds were allocated
for the demolition of both schools, when taxpayers voted to build the
North Union Elementary and the state built the middle school. Now the
three levels of education are designed as a campus-style facility.
Union County awarded funds for food and shelter
Union County has been chosen to receive $12,065 to supplement
emergency food and shelter programs in the county. Theses funds have
been made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment
Act of 2009 (ARRA).
Village Council has had enough of vandalism
Members of the Richwood Village Council have had enough with the
vandalism in Richwood. So much, that they want to offer a reward for
the latest destruction at The Richwood Park, in the beach area.
Former Richwood resident known internationally dies
Frederick P. Zuspan, M.D., a former Richwood resident, died Sunday,
June 6, 2009. He was internationally known as a leader in the the
field of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Springenfest organizers putting on final touches for two-day event
North Union Athletic Complex (NUAC) board members are making final
preparations for the Friday and Saturday, June 19 and 20, 32nd
annual fundraising event. Profits from the festival are used to
provide athletic facilities and equipment, as well as upkeep for
North Union athletes.
Village streets high priority at council meeting
Council members talked about nearly every street in the village
during their Monday night meeting.
Public library is a valuable part of the community
Many people think that the Richwood-North Union Public Library is
just a place to gets books or movies, maybe look-up information for a
school project or old newspaper articles or maybe reserve the meeting
room for a gathering.
2009 North Union Valedictorian and Salutatorian named
North Union Local School District has named the 2009 students who
will serve as the Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the 2008-’09
Emily Lydic, daughter of John and Joyce Lydic, of Raymond, has
earned the honor of Valedictorian and Raven Alford, daughter of
Douglas and Crystal Alford, of Prospect, has achieved the status of
Graduation for North Union Class of 2009 is set for June 5
orth Union students in the Class of 2009, will walk across the stage
on Friday, June 5 to receive their diplomas. The ceremony will begin
at 7 p.m. in the high school gymnasium.
Springenfest is June 19 and 20
School is almost out, summer is on its way, so that means it is
Springenfest time! The two-day annual event is set for Friday and
Saturday, June 19 and 20 on downtown Richwood streets. This event,
which began 32 years ago, has raised nearly $450,000 through the
efforts of the North Union Athletic Complex (NUAC). With thousands of
volunteer hours, these efforts have built, maintained and updated
athletic facilities for North Union athletes.
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