With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
In a Mansfield rally, the GOP presidential nominee targeted the President’s economic record. The President’s re-election campaign says Mr. Obama’s policies have aided Ohio’s recovery.
Mitt Romney’s Monday rally in Mansfield comes two days after Joe Biden used a southeast Ohio event to attack the fiscal policies of the former Massachusetts governor.
President Barack Obama spent Wednesday campaigning in Ohio. In the morning he was in Mansfield, once a Republican stronghold.
The Ohio Army National Guard says the the 160 troops will help with supply distribution.
The Department of Defense 2013 fiscal year budget cuts, designed to trim $487 billion over the next decade, scraps the C-27J program. All wings across the country that fly the cargo plane are getting new missions…except for the one in Mansfield.
The Air Force’s Adjutant General says under the proposal, 846 full- and part-time jobs would be eliminated at Air National Guard bases in Columbus and Mansfield
The Mansfield area has been hit hard by the loss of manufacturing jobs, but last summer a green energy company provided some hope. But the solar energy company ended up taking its operation and jobs someplace else. But as WOSU reports, the rejection might have been a blessing in disguise.
Officials in northern Ohio’s Richland County are working to create a regional fund to fight two planned wells that would be used to inject wastewater from drilling operations into the ground.
The economically struggling city of Mansfield seems poised to get a new industry; one associated with natural gas production. A company wants to dispose of fracking wastewater in deep wells in the city. But many of Mansfield’s residents don’t want them.
The city of Mansfield says a city court specifically for veterans is helping many reenter society and be productive citizens.