Local Archived News July '10
Lack of quorum results in no council meeting
Absent council members Monday night resulted in Richwood Village
Council failing to hold a meeting.
Mobile Meals expands delivery to weekends
This September, Memorial Hospital of Union County will be expanding
its Mobile Meals program. Currently delivering hot lunches five days
a week to participating seniors, the program will grow to include two
additional lunches; one for each day of the weekend.
Richwood Police Dept. enforces “No Tolerance Policy” on curfew
The Richwood Police Department wants the public and especially the
parents to know that they will not tolerate curfew violations.
Humane Society receives grant to spay/neuter cats in Richwood
The Union County Humane Society (UCHS) received a $14,010 grant
from PetSmart Charities® this week to purchase live traps and
monitoring software to spay/neuter 303 feral and stray cats in a Trap-
Neuter-Release Program for the village of Richwood. UCHS is a private
nonprofit organization that has been spaying/neutering feral and
stray cats in partnership with The Black and Orange Cat Foundation
Union County Flea Market opens on edge of Richwood
"It all started with a phone call to the Union County Fairgrounds. I
needed a place to sell some household items," states Charmaine Anderson.
School board learns about cost saving measures
North Union School Board members were given an overview of where the
district is expanding and where it is constricting during their
meeting Monday evening.
Grose brings home World Championship hardware
Your high school senior year is usually a special one, before heading
off into the world. Kelsey Grose, North Union senior has captured the
All Ohio Bike Fest set for July 22 to 24
Get those motorcycles ready and shine up that chrome! The All Ohio
Bike Fest is rolling into Marysville Thursday, July 22 through
Saturday, July 24.
NUCFD receives donation for fire training
Northern Union County Fire and EMS Department (NUCFD) recently
received a fire training trailer from Nestle R & D of Marysville. The
trailer box car will be used for invaluable training for life safety
in evacuation in buildings, smoke training and the opportunity to
feel heat temperatures from different types of fires.
An old church building gets new life
The church more recently known as the Community United Calvary
Church, has a new name, new congregation and a new focus. The name is
Richwood Chapel, located at 117 E. Ottawa St. in Richwood. Leaders
are inviting the public who wish to find peace and stability in their
life or who are struggling to overcome obstacles in their daily life,
to stop in on Sunday for worship at 10:30 a.m.
Council discusses replacement levy for November ballot
Richwood Village Council moved forward on several issues brought up
at June meetings.
Antique machinery show returns to Richwood
Be ready to step back in time when steam-operated machines, antique
tractors and machinery visit the Richwood Fairgrounds Friday,
Saturday and Sunday, July 23 through 25.
Chautauqua coming to Union County
Ohio Chautauqua, (pronounced sha-ta-qua) is a five-day event
combining living history, music and entertainment, education, theater
and audience interaction in an exciting cultural event for the
community to enjoy. Mark your calendar for Tuesday, July 27 through
Saturday, July 31 for a unique experience of the past.
Richwood Community Apartments and The Center to undergo major
Hopefully, renovations at 235 Grove Street in Richwood, will begin
soon at the Richwood Community Apartments and The Center.
Family fun, food and fireworks enjoyed by all
Battle Run Fire Department and Prospect Lions Club members
hosted the annual Fourth of July celebration in Prospect Saturday
and were very pleased with the overall event. Attendance was good,
organizers ran out of food, the weather was perfect and the crowd
enjoyed the fireworks.
Suspect faces civil lawsuits
By MAC CORDELL
The Union County Prosecutors Office has filed a civil suit against
the woman convicted of stealing money from both the North Union
School District and Washington Township.
Community-wide yard sales date set for July 23, 24 and 25
If you haven’t used it or worn it in a year, then you don’t need it.
That’s the philosphy of many when they begin “cleaning house.”
It’s fair time in Union County!
FFA and 4-H members are polishing up their projects, garden and
floral products have been watered, pampered and polished in
preparation for the 164th Union County Fair.
New humane agent commissioned
Union County Humane Society is pleased to announce the addition of a
second Humane Agent. As of July 2010, James A. Reynolds is joining
James C. Froehlich, shelter manager and current Humane Agent serving
in Union County. Reynolds is re- placing Joab Scott who retired
after serving Union County in the roles of both humane agent and dog
warden in the past. Reynolds completed the mandatory Ohio Peace
Officer Training Academy course for humane agents in April and has
now received his commission from the Union County Probate Judge
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