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Posted Aug 20, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Dozens of children are ready to head back to the classroom thanks to the Green Family YMCA's first Back Pack and School Supply program.

Posted Aug 19, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Half-day kindergarten will officially become a thing of the past when the Green Local Schools begin their 2014-15 school year.

Posted Aug 18, 2014 at 9:00 AM

College classes will be starting soon and students will face the inevitable challenge of making the most of their small dorm room space.

Updated Aug 14, 2014 at 2:09 PM

The Manchester Local Schools Board of Education has changed the date of its August meeting.

Posted Aug 11, 2014 at 9:00 AM

The start of school is quickly approaching and it can be a stressful time for kindergarteners and their parents, but there are ways to help kindergarteners become more prepared for their first day.

Posted Aug 9, 2014 at 11:00 AM

With his weapon raised, his bulletproof vest securely fastened and his eyes scanning the hallway in front of him, New Franklin Police Cpl. Brian Kreiner moved forward.

Posted Aug 9, 2014 at 11:00 AM

One of the popular children's programs returned to Jackson Township's North Park this summer. Creative Movement is an exercise and dance program lead by Barb Craven of Craven Dance Studio in Jackson Township.

Updated Aug 8, 2014 at 8:14 AM

Manchester Local Schools will have a new leader soon.

Posted Aug 7, 2014 at 12:01 AM

A proposed state law aimed at banning children and non-adult teens from tanning parlors — even those with parental consent — is getting a chilly reception locally.

Posted Aug 6, 2014 at 12:01 AM

As the Blues in Schools Band began a sound check and warm-up for its first performance at the Jackson-Belden Food Fest on July 18, the crowd began to notice the quality performance and stopped to listen.

Posted Aug 5, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Lake Center Christian School recently announced that Dr. Joseph Beeson would take over as the school's superintendent.

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