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11/4/20

      Red voters turnout in landslide win for county

      Richwood man killed in motorcycle crash

      Funds available to help COVID-19 households

      Grant will provide fire safety, help for seniors

11/11/20

      Second solar farm planned for northern U.C.
      Memorial Health new pavilions are open
      Sheriff warns of scam
11/18/20
      NU school board approves hybrid learning
      North Union students organize a mask drive
      HEAP program offers heat assistance
      Notice
 
 

Red voters turnout in landslide win for county
By Sherryl Sheets, Richwood Gazette
Union County voters had plenty to vote for on the ballot Tuesday, if they had not voted early. There were several uncontested positions and a few contested races.

Richwood man killed in motorcycle crash
From JT Staff reports
A Richwood man is dead following a fatal motorcycle crash Thursday morning.
The Delaware Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a one-vehicle fatal crash on Route 37 near mile post 3 in Scioto Township, Delaware County at 3:17 a.m. Thursday, according to a report from Lieutenant E. A. Caudill.

Funds available to help COVID-19 households
Submitted by Bridges Community Action Partnership
Bridges Community Action Partnership, who serves Champaign, Delaware, Logan, Madison, Shelby and Union counties, has announced that there are funds available to assist households impacted by COVID-19 with rent or mortgage payments and to prevent water and sewer disconnections beginning November 2, 2020.

Grant will provide fire safety, help for seniors
Submitted by National Fire Protection Association
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has received a $526,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Fire Prevention & Safety (FP&S) program in support of reducing fires and falls among older adults, a key high-risk population. The funding will help broaden the reach and scale of Remembering When™: A fire and fall prevention program for older adults through the development of updated digital training and resources, which are used by public health and safety officials for implementation in their communities.

Second solar farm planned for northern U.C.
By Mac Cordell, Marysville JT reporter
A Chicago-based company is moving forward with plans to construct another solar farm in northern Union County.
Officials from Invenergy met recently with the Union County Commissioners to discuss a proposed solar farm to be built in York, Liberty and Taylor townships.

Memorial Health new pavilions are open
Submitted by Memorial Health
Memorial Health Hospital has announced that their new facility is now open and would like to direct patients and visitors to the new areas. Patients accessing the main campus of Memorial Health at 500 London Avenue in Marysville will now utilize updated entrances as they prepare to receive inpatient or outpatient services. The Memorial Inpatient Pavilion opened on October 27, with the Outpatient Pavilion welcomed patients on Monday, Nov. 9.

Sheriff warns of scam
From Gazette Staff reports
Union County Sheriff Jamie Patton wants the public to be aware of an annual membership drive conducted by the Buckeye State Sheriff’s Association (BSSA).

NU school board approves hybrid learning
By Sherryl Sheets, Richwood Gazette
COVID-19 cases are on the rise in Union County and as of Nov. 16, there were 35 students, staff and administration on quarantine. With numbers rising daily, Superintendent Rich Baird doesn’t know if they will have enough staff to cover school days of learning.

North Union students organize a mask drive
By Sherryl Sheets, Richwood Gazette
Everyone has a story regarding the year 2020, especially with COVID-19. Seems like there are more negative comments than positive. North Union High School student Mikah Cole came up with a positive idea that would help everyone out. This is a project sponsored by the North Union SOS (Students of Service) Club.

HEAP program offers heat assistance
By Bridges Community Action Partnership
The Ohio Development Services Agency and Bridges Community Action Partnership want to let Ohioans know that assistance is available to help with their heating bills this winter. The Home Energy Assistance Winter Crisis Program started November 1 and helps income-eligible Ohioans pay their heating bills and can assist with fuel tank placement, fuel tank testing, and furnace repair. The program will be open until March 31, 2021.

Notice
Richwood Gazette subscribers will receive their newspapers on Friday, Nov. 27, due to an All County publication being distributed Wednesday, Nov. 25. We apologize for the delay and hope that everyone has a blessed Thanksgiving.
















 

 

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