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    Ned Hodkinson works with Jovanka, a 5-year-old harness-racing pacer, at the Hartford Fairgrounds in Hartford (also called Croton) on Thursday morning, July 17. Jovanka will race in the 156th Hartford Fair, which is scheduled for Aug. 3-9. Read the fair preview story in the July 27 edition of ThisWeek Johnstown Independent.

    Keeping pace

New Albany business park

Multiple ZIP codes cause confusion and concerns

A convoluted situation in New Albany's Business Park East is starting to affect Johnstown and Pataskala.

Pedestrian bridge going in near Whit's

The long process of building a bridge over Raccoon Creek in Johnstown is one step closer to completion after Johnstown Village Council on July 15 approved $40,000 to be used in acquiring the right of way for the project.

JOLT puts classes at fingertips for online learners

The Johnstown-Monroe Local Schools will offer a new program for the 2014-15 school year called Johnstown Online Leaning Tools.
Police beat

Thefts from homes reported this week

Johnstown police recently responded to incidents involving theft from residences after screen doors were damaged.
Hartford Fair

Improved Bennington access ready for traffic

At last year’s Hartford Fair, construction of an access road to and from Bennington Chapel Road came down to the wire because of rainy weather and muddy conditions.
Monroe Township

Nov. 4 fire department tax issue is unlikely

As the search for land on which to build a new Monroe Township fire headquarters continues, trustees likely will not seek a bond issue this year to pay for it.
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