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  • MARLA K. KUHLMAN/THISWEEKNEWS
    Brayden Donohue, 9, will enter Ollie, a Netherlands dwarf rabbit, in the Ohio State Fair.

    Showing rabbits is family affair

    Northridge Intermediate School fourth-grader Brayden Donohue is participating at the Ohio State Fair for the first time this year, exhibiting rabbits Ollie and Mo.
  • LORRIE CECIL/THISWEEKNEWS
    Manon Van Schoyck, an educator with Johnstown-based Ohio Nature Education, introduces children to Oz, a barred owl, during a program at the southeast branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library on Wednesday, July 23.

    Meet Oz

Petition seeks collective bargaining in Johnstown

A surprise citizens initiative petition from Johnstown residents may force the Village Council to place a charter amendment on the November ballot to allow village employees to collectively bargain in 2015.

More than 200,000 expected to attend 156th Hartford Fair

The Hartford Fair is known as the "Biggest Little Fair in the World."
Monroe Township

Johnstown might have little recourse to stop cell-tower

After hearing that a cellphone tower could be erected just feet from Johnstown's boundaries, village leaders are looking into ways to stop the tower from affecting its residents.

County funding agencies adopt centralized process

The Licking County Foundation and the United Way of Licking County have partnered to create a simplified and centralized grant application process to benefit Licking County nonprofits.
Police beat

Johnstown: Kids seen throwing rocks at cars

Johnstown police recently responded to reports of juveniles who allegedly were climbing buildings and throwing rocks at vehicles along Main Street.
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