The Memory Gears
A mother, Sue Sinclair, and daughter, Heather Shaw, connect in surprising ways in the presence of Alzheimer’s disease. Even as the facts of their shared life become more tenuous, they also become more precious.
New sober living home in Newark adds to safe spaces for recovery
Whole Living Recovery has been providing not just beds and stability for those who need it for more than six years, but the nonprofit organization also is forming a community and family for those who don’t have those connections.
As development moves across farmland, a local land lab built by students is an ‘oasis’
The conservation area, research field, park and classroom is the largest K-12 outdoor education center in Ohio.
Pollinator Pathway installs chapter in Licking County; raises awareness about importance of native plants
The group was inspired by ecologist Doug Tallamy’s visit to the area last year, when he explained how nature, especially pollinators, need our help more than ever.
Cherry Valley Road bridge replacement project reveals 2,000-year-old dwelling site of Hopewell people
A temporary bridge is set to open by the end of April and new bridge will go up in 2025.
Sue Cavanaugh created a large fabric installation for the exhibit “Passages” at the Mansfield Art Center. She completed this work as she was dying of cancer. The work had a powerful impact on storyteller Doug Swift, who lost is wife to cancer a year ago
Frontotemporal dementia is a terrible disease. Could a celebrity diagnosis inspire more research funding to end it?
Professor Alan Miller remembers his longtime friend, who died of the brain disease that has now afflicted actor Bruce Willis.
‘Steps of Change’ on Saturday will raise awareness and support for people dealing with substance use disorder and lack of housing
Live music, food and speakers will be featured during the Saturday event, which is free and open to the public.
All funds collected at the event will be used by Newark Homeless Outreach, a grassroots organization that works to supply resources to those seeking a place to live or help them deal with their substance use.
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Granville officials encourage residents to attend June EPA meeting on asphalt plants proposed near Raccoon Creek
Residents of Alexandria, St. Albans Township, Granville and Granville Township have raised concerns about potential air and water pollution from plants close to residential areas and Raccoon Creek, which recharges the well field from which Granville draws drinking water for both Granville and Alexandria residents.
Deadly poison hemlock is taking off again in Licking County; experts say act now to attack it before it’s too late
Experts say poison hemlock is one of the deadliest plants in North America.
Denison University presents plans for faculty housing and asks for annexation of 31 acres into the Village of Granville
Council members also heard from a few residents who raised concerns about additional traffic on New Burg Street, which is heavily traveled twice a day as students are going to and from the intermediate, middle and high schools.
St. Albans Township zoning official resigns after residents raise concerns about conflict of interest over controversial asphalt-plant proposals
More than a dozen people recently signed a letter asking St. Albans Township trustees to “immediately suspend and remove Denise Martin” from the zoning commission.