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10/7/20

      Solar farm coming to county

      Practice fire safety with your family

      Health Dept. offers safety events to public

10/14/20
      Care Train adjusts to challenges of COVID
      Homecoming ceremony announced
      Council looking to community for revitalization committee
      Prescription drug “take back” day announced
10/21/20
      North Union School District prepares for renewal levy on November ballot
      Hoffman receives state math award
      Jurors names drawn for duty
      Council hears Dudley Circle concerns
 
 

Solar farm coming to county
By Mac Cordell, Marysville JT reporter
York and Washington townships already have a variety of farms — beans, corn, dairy and beef.
But they could soon be getting a solar farm and with it an estimated $2-million in local taxes.
Acciona Energy USA Global LLC, (AEUG) a global renewable energy and infrastructure company, has filed for permission to construct an up to 325 MW solar powered electric generating facility on about 3,500 acres near the intersection of state routes 31 and 739.

Practice fire safety with your family
From Richwood Gazette Staff reports
The National Fire Protection Association has announced the theme of Fire Prevention Week 2020 is “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen.” Cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries in the U.S. Use the week of October 4-10 to educate your community on cooking hazards, the dangers of unattended cooking, and precautions they can take to prevent cooking-related fires. Access resources.

Health Dept. offers safety events to public
Submitted by the Union County Health Department
The Union County Health Department is hosting a free tire collection day on Saturday, Oct. 17 at the Richwood Fairgrounds from noon to 3 p.m.

Care Train adjusts to challenges of COVID
By Michael Williamson, Marysville JT reporter
The Care Train of Union County is preparing for the upcoming holiday season and like many businesses and organizations around the country, it has been forced to make some big changes this year.

Homecoming ceremony announced
By Sherryl Sheets, Richwood Gazette
The North Union High School will host a homecoming ceremony tonight, Wed., Oct. 14 beginning at 7 p.m. to announce the homecoming court and crown the 2020 king and queen.

Council looking to community for revitalization committee
By Sherryl Sheets, Richwood Gazette
Richwood Village Council has been discussing the immediate need for either tearing down the former town hall/opera house building or to renovate it. There has been an offer to tear down the facility for approximately $37,000. Council also knows that it could cost about $2 million to fix or replace the roof and do extensive work to completely renovate the building.

Prescription drug “take back” day announced
From Richwood Gazette Staff Reports
It is time to go through your medicine cabinet and get rid of those unused, unwanted medications so mark your calendar to do so on Saturday Oct. 24.

North Union School District prepares for renewal levy on November ballot
By Sherryl Sheets, Richwood Gazette
Registered voters in Union County will go to the voting polls Tuesday, Nov. 3 to vote during the General Election. It has been well publicized that voters will cast their votes for the President of the United States,  Supreme Court judges, local officials and issues, but one not so well publicized is a renewal levy for North Union Schools.

Hoffman receives state math award
From Gazette Staff reports
North Union School Officials received word last week that Jodi Hoffman has been selected for the 2020 Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics (OCTM) Linda M. Gojak Middle School State Award.

Jurors names drawn for duty
By Sherryl Sheets, Richwood Gazette
The following jurors have been drawn for Petit Jury for the months of November and December, 2020, for the Court of Common Pleas.
You will be notified in person or by letter when to report for jury duty. Do not be concerned until notified, as additional juror names have been drawn and will be called on an “as needed” basis. Therefore, your jury service may or may not be required.

Council hears Dudley Circle concerns
By Sherryl Sheets, Richwood Gazette
Residents living on Dudley Circle attended the regular council meeting Monday, Oct. 19 to tell council that they are unable to get their mail delivered, due to street construction.
Contractor Jason Wills is installing new curbs, drains, sidewalks, etc. in the final construction of the new Dudley Circle street.
















 

 

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