Voters to have say at North Fork

July 20, 2010, 11:16 am

UTICA — The North Fork Board of Education unanimously voted to place an emergency tax levy on the November ballot on Monday.

Residents ask for bridge return

July 20, 2010, 11:16 am

BRINKHAVEN — Wanting to see their village return to the way they remember it years ago, long-time Brinkhaven residents Dorothy Elliott and Betty Lou Dailey called for an informal meeting with the Knox County Commissioners and Brinkhaven Mayor Gary Worster on Monday.

Utica passes levy measure

July 20, 2010, 11:15 am

UTICA — After an extensive discussion during a special Utica village council meeting, members voted unanimously to pass a resolution to place an 8-mill levy on the November ballot.

Orsborn rides on waves of education

July 20, 2010, 11:15 am

MOUNT VERNON — From January to May, Mount Vernon High School alumnus Matthew Orsborn sailed the seven seas on the MV Explorer.

Tree Frog Canopy Tours opening

July 20, 2010, 11:15 am

GREER — Zipping through the trees high above the forest floor at more than 30 miles per hour is something the thrill seeker can experience very soon without having to travel far from home.

UTICA — Celebrating its 200th birthday this year, the village of Utica is honoring its past and present, as well as planning for the future.

Art takes new form at Kenyon

July 19, 2010, 11:13 am

GAMBIER — Installation of the roof trusses completes the latest phase on a building construction project at Kenyon College.

MOUNT VERNON — Do you possibly have gold, silver, antiques or other rare collectibles lying around the house? If so, The Treasure Hunters Roadshow wants to see them.

Landfill water closely monitored

July 17, 2010, 8:00 am

MOUNT VERNON — The quality of the ground water in the area of the closed landfill on Thayer Road has been closely monitored and subject to rigorous testing since the landfill was ordered closed by the state in 1990.

MOUNT VERNON — Two projects in the city are about to get under way. Bids were opened, but still need to be reviewed, before being awarded for the critical street project and the rehabilitation of a water tank, Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis said Friday.

MV Little Leaguers win district title

July 17, 2010, 8:00 am

CAMBRIDGE — Living up to the past can be tough to accomplish, but the Mount Vernon 12-year-old All-Stars aren’t too worried.

Barber: Blubaugh alive and well

July 16, 2010, 10:02 pm

HOWARD — Missing since Thursday, Lisa Blubaugh was found Friday night at an Apple Valley residence.

MOUNT VERNON — With this year’s theme, “I Got My Start in 4-H,” participants showed off their creativity at the pre-fair judging for the clothing projects on Thursday at Mount Vernon High School.