Council delays enforcement of parking law

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MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon City Council agreed to delay enforcement of overnight parking restrictions in the municipal parking lot until city administration can determine the financial ramification if it were to rent spaces and lose its tax exempt status on the parking levels.

North Fork board sells buildings

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UTICA — Meeting in special session Friday afternoon, the North Fork Board of Education accepted an offer from Exact Marketing Formula LLC to purchase the Spring Street and Mill Street buildings and related properties.

Smith family update

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KEARNEY, Neb. — News of improvement has been heard from the Pete Smith family as they continue to recover at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Neb.

Kokosing Gap Trail celebrating 20 years of fun

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MOUNT VERNON — When Phil Samuell talked to the Knox County commissioners about the possibility of buying the old Pennsylvania railroad line right of way in the county and turning it into a bicycle trail, the officials were hesitant.

Freedom Center going through transition period

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MOUNT VERNON — Although the most important thing may be that the Alcohol and Drug Freedom Center of Knox County continues to provide needed services during what is termed a transition period, information about the reasons for, and details of, that transition remain sketchy.

Significant Fix

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Grinding began Friday morning to make way for paving on Venture Drive near the Knox Village Square shopping center.

Fallen limb

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High winds blew this tree limb onto a mobile home at 25 Southwest St. in Martinsburg at 6 p.m. Friday.

City sets meeting with fire chief

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MOUNT VERNON — According to Mount Vernon Safety-Service Director Dave Glass, city administration is hoping to meet with Fire Chief Shawn Christy on Wednesday to discuss the allegations against him that resulted in his placement on paid administrative leave on June 2.