Van Wert Local Business
Thursday Apr 16 | via The Times Bulletin
Cancer is not the death sentence it once was, which is good since around one million Americans are diagnosed with the disease each year. Fortunately, advances in treatments and early detection give cancer patients a fighting chance. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via The Times Bulletin
Don Farmer is running for an at-large seat on Van Wert City Council in the Republican primary May 5. Farmer served as mayor for the City of Van Wert from Jan. 1,2004 to Dec. 31,2007 and currently serving as mayor until Dec. 31,2015. Farmer previously served as 1st Ward councilman, 2nd Ward councilman, and councilman at-large. Comment?
Friday Apr 10 | via The Daily Herald
This week in 1990, Ryan White lost his battle with AIDS and died at the age of 18. White had drawn national notice after being barred from attending school over fears of his spreading the disease to the other students. He had contracted AIDS after using an infected blood clotting agent to treat his hemophilia at the age of 13. White became the face of the disease for many people, showing how it could affect those outside the homosexual community. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 8 | via The Daily Herald
Nineteen vacant and abandoned properties in Van Wert County were torn down thanks to the state's part of a $119 million lawsuit settlement against a group of mortgage lenders who were blamed for using deceptive practices to contribute to the rash of home foreclosures that hit Van Wert and many other Ohio counties. The money awarded to the state in 2012 funded the Moving Ohio Forward program. Comment?
Sunday Apr 5 | via The Times Bulletin
Seven young ladies will compete this Friday with the winner coming the 40th Queen Jubillee. The pageant will be held at the Marsh Foundation Auditorium beginning at 7:30 p.m.Tickets are now on sale at Once I Was, 121 S. Washington St. in downtown Van Wert. Comment?
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