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News Headlines from Thursday, October 18, 2018


A new concert venue in Newark, The Roost on the River Music Centre on Vogel Street, hosted its first concert this past weekend.  Monday night at the Newark City Council meeting a number of area residents complained about the noise.

Newark Safety Director Steve Baum

Newark Safety Director Steve Baum said officers can monitor the decibel level at the concert venue to make sure they are staying within the legal limits.


The Salvation Army in Newark is getting ready for the upcoming holiday season.

Kaye Hartman with the Salvation Army

Kaye Hartman said folks need to call to schedule an appointment, and the application period will close on Nov. 8. Call 740-345-8120 to schedule an appointment or for more information.


At Wednesday night's meeting the Granville Village Council held over several issues for a public hearing on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7:30pm in Village Council Chambers.  One of the ordinances would prohibit the use of hand-held, personal communication devices while operating a vehicle in the Village. This ordinance was requested by Kathy and Doug Richeson, who lost their son Nathan Richeson, in 2014 to a texting driver.  If approved the law will be known at Nathanís Law.


New Albany Plain Local Schools Superintendent Michael Sawyers and Treasurer/CFO Becky Jenkins will deliver the 2018 State of the Schools Address at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, October 22 in the McCoy Center for the Arts. The evening will focus on the academic and financial state of the district.


Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has announced 9,375 new entities filed to do business in Ohio last month, an increase of 617 when compared to September 2017. Ohio is currently on track for 2018 to be another record-breaking year for new business filings. Since January, the Buckeye State has seen 96,499 new businesses file, up 5,760 from the same nine-month period last year. Ohio finished 2017 with 117,429 new businesses registering with the Secretary of Stateís office, surpassing the previous record of 105,009 that was set in 2016.


The Licking County Family YMCA is hosting Halloween at the Y from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Mitchell Center. The event will feature games, face painting, bounce house, trick or treating and more! Come dressed for the occasion. Games and activities end at 4:30 p.m. for trick or treat. Halloween at the Y is a free event, entry is only one bag of individually wrapped candy per child.


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