Richland County Health Commissioner Martin Tremmel announces retirement

Richland County Health Commissioner Martin Tremmel announces retirement

RICHLAND COUNTY — After six years as Health Commissioner of Richland Public Health, Martin Tremmel has announced his retirement, at the end of J...

October 23rd, 2019 |  


City Council OKs fund transfers that allow Galion EMS to purchase heavy-duty stretchers

City Council OKs fund transfers that allow Galion EMS to purchase heavy-duty stretchers

GALION — During a short meeting Monday, Galion City Council passed two pieces of legislation that will enable the Galion Fire Department to spen...

October 23rd, 2019 |  


Sherrod Brown column: Protecting those with pre-existing conditions

Sherrod Brown column: Protecting those with pre-existing conditions

This month, a new report revealed that 2 million Ohioans could lose health care if President Trump gets his way and the entire Affordable Care Act is ...

October 23rd, 2019 |  



Confronting opioid epidemic in our communities

Confronting opioid epidemic in our communities

(StatePoint) As America’s opioid epidemic continues to impact communities large and small, new trends are raising new challenges for doctors and...

October 23rd, 2019 |  


Don’t just relay on your vehicle’s pedestrian detection systems

Don’t just relay on your vehicle’s pedestrian detection systems

COLUMBUS — New research from AAA reveals that vehicle technology designed to stop cars to avoid pedestrian crashes is inconsistent in most situa...

October 23rd, 2019 |  


Bellville library services expanding: One new program could includes bike rentals

Bellville library services expanding: One new program could includes bike rentals

BELLVILLE — The new manager of the Bellville branch or the Mansfield-Richland County Public Libary gave village council members good news at the...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Get unused drugs out of your homes; Keeping them around ups the risk of misuse, abuse

Get unused drugs out of your homes; Keeping them around ups the risk of misuse, abuse

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Aging and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services encourage Ohioans to take advantage of N...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Melissa Martin column: When adults bully adults, kids suffer

Melissa Martin column: When adults bully adults, kids suffer

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. “Every day thousands of young people experience bullying from their peers while at school, after s...

October 22nd, 2019 updated: October 22nd, 2019. |  


Russ Kent column: I am not a fan of ‘Tobacco 21’ legislation

Russ Kent column: I am not a fan of ‘Tobacco 21’ legislation

I don’t smoke, and I don’t vape.I enjoy a cigar on the golf course or at a wedding a couple times a year. But if I never smoked one again,...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Ohio’s ‘Tobacco 21’ law starts today

Ohio’s ‘Tobacco 21’ law starts today

NORTH CENTRAL OHIO — Ohio’s new “Tobacco 21” law takes effect today, raising the age to purchase cigarettes, other tobacco products and altern...

October 17th, 2019 updated: October 17th, 2019. |