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Crime and Courts

NEWARK — A local woman accused of threatening to kill her children and holding one child’s head under water faces two felony charges as part of an investigation that is still active.

    On July 2, 2019, the Darke County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Greenville Police Department, Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Darke County Adult Probation, Union City Police Department, and the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office conducted “Operation Firecracker.” The operation stems from a 6-month narcotics investigation.

Business and Economy


The Common Council will host a public hearing at 6:15 p.m. tonight on a proposal to designate Savarino Companies of Buffalo as a “qualified and eligible sponsor” to redevelop 101 N. Union St. — the former Manufacturers Hanover building.

    Local massage therapist Jackie Ison wants to let people know that massages are not just for women or a luxury, they are nourishment for the body, mind, and soul. “I’m a people person, and I love to help people feel better,” says Ison. “People have such hectic schedules any more, I want to let people know that it is important to take time to relieve their tension and relax the stress away.” Which happens to be the name of her massage business located at 3 Industrial Park Drive in Winchester.

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PITTSBURGH — The average price of gasoline across Western Pennsylvania is two cents cheaper this week at $2.920 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.

Health Care

It can sometimes be difficult to get kids outdoors for exercise when the weather is harsh, says Jennifer Jewell, a physical therapist in Jefferson Township. That’s one of the main reasons she enrolled her three children in the iXL Rehab, Exercise and Wellness Center’s Excel Sports Performance youth camp.

If you’ve ever been a pet parent you know animals love to explore and taste just about everything in their path. Unfortunately, there are things at home that our furry friends shouldn’t eat. In fact, according to the ASPCA in 2018, the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received an average of 1,200 calls daily and assisted 266,554 animals.

According to the Oxford Dictionary, a boundary is defined as “a line that marks the limits of an area.” In more straightforward terms, it’s the line you clearly draw so that others know not to cross it. Boundaries are essential to healthy relationships, whether that’s among friends, within the workplace or in a romantic partnership.