An article in the June 8 edition titled "Village saving $500K" incorrectly paraphrased Mayor Kevin Riffe concerning traffic on Kasson Street. With growth in the village, he said Kasson has experienced no more traffic than other village streets.

An article in the June 8 edition titled "Village saving $500K" incorrectly paraphrased Mayor Kevin Riffe concerning traffic on Kasson Street. With growth in the village, he said Kasson has experienced no more traffic than other village streets.

The Johnstown-Monroe Local School Board's June meeting date, time and place has been changed from Monday, June 23, to 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 26, in the high school library.

The Johnstown Youth Athletic Association is seeking high school students in need of volunteer service hours to work in the concession stand during the July 4 tournament.

There are shifts available July 4, 5 and 6, beginning at 9 a.m. There are also shifts available in the evening on July 7, 8 and 9 beginning at 5:30 p.m.

E-mail Sally Winn-Bauer at or call 740-817-0700 (texting available) to schedule.

In celebration of the Hartford Fair's 150th fair, organizers are seeking addresses for Hartford Fair Kings and Queens.

Among those being sought are unknown fair queens for 1959, 1960, 1961 and 1967; and unknown fair kings for 1976 and 1970.

Also sought are 1969 Hartford Fair Queen Jane Sherrod; 1977 Hartford Fair King Chris Toskin; 1981 Hartford Fair Queen Rilla Brady; 1986 Hartford Fair Queen Lisa Holland; 1988 Hartford Fair King Chris Choate; 1988 Hartford Fair Queen Stephanie Hughes; and 1995 Hartford Fair Queen Heidi Hamilton.

Anyone with contact information is asked to call the fair office at: (740)893-4881 or e-mail

Mary E. Babcock Library will host ventriloquist Mark Wade at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 25.

Wade is a veteran performer whose colorful cast of characters offers family entertainment.

The program is open to the public free of charge. Visit Mary E. Babcock Library at 320 N. Main St. or call 740.967.2982 to learn more.

Newark Public Library has added new stops in the Johnstown area to its summer Bookmobile schedule.

The Bookmobile will stop at Lock Community Hall from 12:15 to 1 p.m. July 1, 15 and 29 and Aug. 12 and 26. Patrons can visit the Bookmobile at Northridge High School from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. on June 27, July 11 and 25, and Aug. 8 and 22. The Bookmobile will also stop at Bennington Highlands from 1:45 to 2:15 p.m. on the same days it stops at Northridge High.

Newark Public Library's Bookmobile serves communities throughout Licking County, carrying books and audio-visual materials. First-time visitors are issued a free library card they can use to borrow materials during Bookmobile visits.

If a visit is canceled for any reason, the materials are automatically renewed until the following visit.

Materials can also be returned to any Newark Public Library location, including the Mary E. Babcock Library in Johnstown.

The Johnstown Recreation Center is offering yoga classes on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per class.

Starting on July 1, dance classes for kids will be held at the center on Tuesdays. Children ages 4 to 5 will have dance class from 9 to 10 a.m.; ages 6 to 8 from 10 to 11 a.m.; and 11- to 12-year-olds from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. There is a $2 charge per child per class. Dance class will run until July 29.

For more information on summer activities, call Jean Moyer at 740-967-3313.

A "Pretty in Purple Prom," with proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society, will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, at Northridge High School.

Retro gear is the style of the day, said organizer Jaci Wetmore, adding, "We're totally partying like its 1985."

The prom will include a DJ, photos, crowning of a king and queen and a Chinese raffle.

Cost is $20 per person or $30 per couple.

Call to RSVP by June 23 at 614-205-0905.

Safety Village is being held at Searfoss Elementary now through June 27 for any child who will be entering kindergarten in the fall.

There are two classes -- one from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and the other from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon.

Pre-kindergartners are learning and practicing all kinds of safety from fire and crossing the street to water, guns and strangers.

They are driving big wheels in a model village to practice what they learn about traffic.

The third annual Northridge Youth Athletic Association Soccer Camp registration is under way for children 5 to 12 years of age.

Parents can send the child's name, address, phone number and date of birth to Sherry Fox, P.O. Box 273, Croton 43013.

The cost of $40 per person includes a T-shirt. Checks should be made payable to NYAA.

Camp will be held July 18 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and July 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Parent or legal guardian must be present at Friday night sign-in to sign release form.

The camp is for all levels of soccer experience.