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Pro-levy group plans door-to-door campaign

The group responsible for rallying support for the Johnstown-Monroe Local School District's bond issue on the May 6 ballot has scheduled two more community meetings to answer questions about the measure.

Superintendent search narrowed to three finalists

The Johnstown-Monroe Board of Education has narrowed its superintendent search to three finalists.
Police beat

Johnstown: Mischievous youths prompt calls to JPD

Johnstown police recently responded to youths getting into mischief, ranging from alleged vandalism to ringing residents' doorbells and leaving.

Johnstown looks to leverage partnership with MORPC

The village of Johnstown is poised to join a central Ohio consortium in hopes of helping village officials secure grants.

Community honors Christ's walk in annual Way of the Cross

Deacon Bill Andrews of the Church of the Ascension in Johnstown has witnessed the emotion the most solemn day on the Christian calendar can create.

Rag Tag strikes chord with inmates

Although they're imprisoned at Marysville's Ohio Reformatory for Women, about 400 inmates recently had their spirits lifted by central Ohio's Rag Tag Worship Team.

Community partners to donate character-building books

Johnstown police, business representatives and school leaders have formed a partnership to help children succeed.

Rt. 62 repaving planned from near Johnstown to Knox County

Despite a major resurfacing project set to begin on U.S. Route 62 on Monday, April 14, area leaders aren't panicking about travel disruptions on the road throughout the spring and summer.
Police beat

Johnstown: Calls fielded about injured deer, loose dogs, dead cat

Johnstown police recently responded to a variety calls regarding animals, including injured deer, loose dogs and a dead cat.
Port Columbus

New direct flights require customer demand, official says

What does it take to add new direct routes to other airports?

Village outbid in try for 2 acres near rec center

Johnstown Village Manager Jim Lenner on April 4 tried to bid on property near the recreation center and park, but his bid wasn't high enough to secure the 2 acres.

Harnessing attention

State auditor's review

Johnstown's Heath illegally hired wife's business in previous job

Johnstown High School principal Michael Heath and his wife have been ordered to repay more than $50,000 because he allegedly entered into an illegal contract with her business while employed by the Mount Gilead school district.

Liggett: Rough winter spread Johnstown's salt supply, crews thin

As 60-degree temperatures warmed central Ohio last week, local communities have been tallying the bill from one of the harshest winters in decades that brought salt shortages, round-the-clock road-crew shifts and plenty of overtime.
Two makeup days scheduled

New state law won't affect J-M, Northridge

A new state law regarding makeup days likely will have no effect on the Johnstown-Monroe or Northridge school districts this year.
Police beat

Johnstown: Thieves target bank accounts

Johnstown police recently received reports of petty theft in connection to personal bank accounts.

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