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Adopt-a-Child will continue through Dec. 12

This holiday season, Johnstown residents can once again "adopt" a child to buy presents for or sign up to see if they qualify to receive presents.The Johnstown-Northridge Adopt-a-Child program has been underway since September and will continue to accept new families and donated presents until Dec. 12.JOHNSTOWN INDEPENDENTMonday November 30Interested volunteers receive information about a child's gender and… Continue reading Adopt-a-Child will continue through Dec. 12

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Local Waste Services granted contract for refuse-hauling

Monday November 23, 2015 3:36 PMThe new refuse hauler in the village of Johnstown will be Local Waste Services.The company was awarded the contract for the service after a unanimous vote by Johnstown Village council members during a meeting Tuesday, Nov. 17.In discussing potential trash providers, Mayor Sean Staneart said his favorite provider was Local… Continue reading Local Waste Services granted contract for refuse-hauling

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Council passes on pursuing income tax from minors

Monday October 26, 2015 12:35 PMJohnstown Village Council members chose not to act on an ordinance that would pursue income taxes on those younger than 18 years old during the body's regular meeting Oct. 20.Village Finance Director Dana Steffan said most communities do not tax minors however the idea was still worth bringing up to… Continue reading Council passes on pursuing income tax from minors

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Village Council candidates offer opinions about issues

Monday October 26, 2015 12:38 PMFive candidates -- Ryan Green, Ben Lee, Lewis Main, Russell Sparks and incumbent Councilwoman Cheryl Robertson -- are running for three seats on the Johnstown Village Council.Incumbent councilmen David Keck and Bob Orsini are not running. The general election is Nov. 3 and the council terms will start Jan. 1.Here's… Continue reading Village Council candidates offer opinions about issues

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Candidates want to boost success, restore magnets

Friday October 16, 2015 5:16 PMWesterville City School District voters will have four candidates to choose from when filling two seats on the Board of Education next month.Incumbent appointee Richard Bird is facing challengers Jim Burgess, Gerrie Cotter and Greg Lawson on the Nov. 3 ballot. Incumbent Carol French is not seeking re-election.Absentee voting began… Continue reading Candidates want to boost success, restore magnets

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Library livens up scavenger hunt with an undead theme

Monday October 19, 2015 12:09 PMHere's a clue: In the center of town stands a sturdy building in which one could hide. Don't expect to find anyone singing anymore, but it might be a good place to lock up some zombies.And here's the answer: It's the town hall/opera house.This Halloween season, the community is invited… Continue reading Library livens up scavenger hunt with an undead theme

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Council raises water, sewer fees for new buildings

Friday October 9, 2015 9:43 PMThe Johnstown Village Council approved an amendment to the rate structures for water and sewer capacity and tap fees during its regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 6.Water capacity fees increased by 77 percent, sewer capacity fees increased 31 percent, but the tap fees for both remained $375.The fees only apply to… Continue reading Council raises water, sewer fees for new buildings

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Legion post plans Texas Hold ‘Em fundraiser event

Monday October 5, 2015 11:43 AMArea residents can try their hand at Texas Hold 'Em poker during a new tournament sponsored by American Legion Post 254.The tournament will begin at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Legion Hall, 180 W. Maple St.Post Commander Rick Petersen said nine dealers have been practicing every other Tuesday since… Continue reading Legion post plans Texas Hold ‘Em fundraiser event

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Fire department open house set for Saturday

Tuesday September 29, 2015 7:29 PMCome out and meet local firefighters at the fourth annualMonroe Township Fire Department's open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at the station, 24 S. Oregon St.New this year at the open house will be a Christmas Tree safety demonstration."We're going to light two trees on fire,… Continue reading Fire department open house set for Saturday

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Students, others can get hands-on manufacturing experience

Monday September 28, 2015 11:04 AMJohnstown's Apeks Supercritical is hosting a Manufacturing Day, also known as MfgDay, Oct. 2 for students and the public at 150 Commerce Blvd.Student participants will have an opportunity to work hands-on with one manufacturing area of their choice -- welding, pipe and tube fitting and bending, machining or electrical controls… Continue reading Students, others can get hands-on manufacturing experience