Posts in tag

local


Midwest whitetail deer hunters are creatures of habit. Families and friends hunt together, form deer camps and pass down rifles from generation to generation. This often means that optics on these firearms are passed down as well, including my personal example of an old riflescope that had been on my grandfather’s rifle for decades. A …

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the Vigo County School Corp. to expedite its technology plan in ways that will benefit not only students and teachers, but the community as well. • It has purchased Chromebooks for all students in Grades 3-12. Devices for grades K-2 are planned for the next stage of the technology roll-out. …

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) – A new invention to help fight the spread of COVID-19 is on the market, and both the Warren County and Bowling Green City governments are taking advantage of it. “The technology not only disinfects the surfaces, but it is also capable of disinfecting the air that we breathe and that’s …

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – Our students, parents and teachers are about a month into the new school year and it’s becoming very clear what works, and what doesn’t. On Thursday night, parents and teachers in Roanoke County expressed their frustrations with the current re-opening plan. Hope Pritchard came to the meeting with a passionate plea. …

WINCHESTER — The first COVID-19 outbreak in an educational setting in the Lord Fairfax Health District recently occurred in Frederick County, according to Dr. Colin Greene, district director. Greene did not identify the location of the outbreak or the type of educational facility, but it has been confirmed that it did not occur in Frederick County …

(CBS DETROIT) – Experts say N95 masks are more effective in protecting against Covid-19. The masks are mainly worn by healthcare workers who are on the frontlines fighting against the virus. In order to assure their safety, researchers at Henry Ford Health and U of M Ann Arbor have come up with a way to …

(WAVY) — You can now add the local housing market to the list of things going crazy in 2020. Record low interest rates make buying as attractive as ever. While record low inventory fuels competition for the few available houses, industry experts say they’ve never seen anything quite like it. Interest rates are staying in …

State Rep. John Rogers, D-Mentor-on-the-Lake, this week announced the release of $636,379 in state funding through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act to aid local schools. The funds, earmarked for several districts throughout Lake County, will assist with the purchasing of technologies such as Wi-Fi hotspots and internet-enabled devices in efforts to …

Researchers around the globe are working to create a safe and effective coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, but once that’s been accomplished, distributing that vaccine to the world’s population is going to be a massive challenge. In fact, preparations for vaccine distribution are already underway. Millions of doses of the top vaccine candidates are already being produced. …

RIDGEWAY – Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide at a house on North Gravel Road. Orleans County Sheriff Christopher Bourke said his deputies were called to 3153 North Gravel Rd. (Route 63) at 6:37 a.m. Thursday for a report of two apparently deceased people inside the house. The sheriff identified the couple this afternoon as …