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Coney Island Diner owners retire, but tradition lives on

MANSFIELD – The Coney Island Diner was empty Friday morning. The old friends sipping coffee, businessmen polishing off bacon and eggs and young families ordering an early lunch of coney dogs and French fries were nowhere to be found. The usual hustle-and-bustle of the downtown diner was missing, leaving...
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Obit for Barbara Bahan

Funeral services for Barb will be held at 11 :00 AM. on Thursday, July 7, 2022 at the Grange Hall, 31378 St. Rt. 37, Richwood, Ohio 43344. Burial will follow at Byhalia Cemetery. Friends and family may visit from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at the Grange Hall. The Price-McElroy Funeral Home in Mt. Victory is assisting the family with arrangements.

GALLERY: Ontario 4th of July Festival parade

Saturday's Ontario 4th of July Parade included a patriotic theme that spread to canines. Staff reporter focused on education and features. Clear Fork alumna. Always looking for a chance to practice my Spanish. You can reach me at

St. Peter's grad opens Selah Beauty Spa in downtown Mansfield

MANSFIELD -- Adaija Perry was glowing, but it wasn't from a deluxe facial or flawless makeup job. It was simply joy. The Mansfield woman had made her dream come true. Perry, a 2015 graduate of St. Peter's School, celebrated the grand opening of Selah Beauty Spa on Saturday with a small crowd of supporters by her side.

Shelby Bicycle Museum to open on July 9

SHELBY -- Dream becomes reality. The Shelby Bicycle Museum will open to the public July 9, 2022 on the grounds of the original Shelby Cycle factory, now the Shelby Justice Center on Mack Avenue. The unique interactive museum will be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 2022...
Mount Vernon News

College Township coverage increases Mount Vernon Fire Department's calls

The Mount Vernon Fire Department has 12 part-time firefighters it can rely on and a dozen students who mostly help with emergency medical services runs, Fire Chief Chad Christopher said. The department began taking calls under the city’s contract with College Township on June 9, 2021, but didn’t staff the...

GARDENING: Japanese beetles are back

The pest is attracted to a broad range of plants. It is time for my annual Japanese beetle (JB) column as they are in the neighborhood. Adults hatched around 10 days ago in this area and are showing up in small amounts. Some research suggests that if you eliminate the...
Knox Pages

Mount Vernon Brewing Company receives award for keeping patrons safe

MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon Brewing Company received a plaque Friday for keeping bystanders safe while serving drinks and having good times. The award comes from Mount Vernon's DORA representatives, a designated outdoor refreshment area that was brought to Mount Vernon City Council in September 2021. Mount Vernon Brewing...
Delaware Gazette

Picking up after dogs helps environment

I think we can all agree that cleaning up dog waste is not a fun task. In fact, nearly 40% of Americans do not pick up their dogs’ waste at all. However, this task is one of the most important jobs in bettering our environment and keeping us healthy. Pet waste can wreak havoc on the environment in several ways because it flows directly into our lakes and streams if not disposed of properly.
Mount Vernon News

Australian Shepherd cross puppies

Australian Shepherd cross puppies, 5 females, 3 males, born 5/12/22, will be ready to go at 6 weeks. $200 for merles, $150 for tricolored. Mother is Australian Shepherd, Father is English Shepherd/Border Collie Cross. Contact:. David Detweiler. 7855 Blair Rd. Fredericktown, OH 43019.
Mount Vernon News

Cornhole hits mark with Ohio roots, nearby participation

Those who have been to a college party, or recently, even at some outdoor bars have probably seen people playing the game of cornhole. While this trendy activity is often associated with outdoor barbecues and tailgating parties today, the origin of the game goes as far back as the 14th century in Germany.
Mount Vernon News

Family Garage Sale

Clothes, lots of toys and stuffed animals, books, DVDs, VHS, vinyl album collections, board games and other unique gift items. Cash only.

Pet of the Week: Meet Ruby

Ruby is about 5 years old and is searching for her forever home. She would do best in a home with no cats. She seems to do well with other dogs. Ruby also would do best in a home with older children. She is a very independent girl. She will be spayed, up to date on age appropriate vaccinations, flea treated, dewormed, heart worm tested, rabies vaccinated and microchipped prior to going home. She will also go home with her 2022 dog license. If you think Ruby would be a good addition to your family, stop by the Humane Society Serving Crawford County at 3590 Ohio 98, Bucyrus, to visit and fill out an adoption application. Call 419-562-9149 with questions. This article originally appeared on Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum: Pet of the Week: Meet Ruby

MarionMade!: Local women help travelers see the world

Each week, this series shares MarionMade! stories of our many wonderful people, places, products and programs in the greater Marion community. To read more positive stories of Marion, or to share some of your own, visit us at or on social media. Jill Chitwood is a lifelong Marion resident. She graduated from River Valley in 1980 and graduated from Marion Technical College in 1982 with an associate degree in business administration. She and her husband, Wayne,...