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Rep. Bill Johnson held a town hall for seniors on October 17 in Cambridge at the Guernsey County Senior Center.

Local congressman visits Springfield Elementary for lunch
October 18, 2016
WKBN Published October 18, 2016 Congressman Bill Johnson visited Springfield Elementary on Tuesday to learn more about the school’s lunch program. He went to the cafeteria to see how it’s handling the Smarter Lunchrooms program, a project funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The goal is to help students make healthy choices by placing healthier items in strategic locations. “We keep providing new things. We’ve had to go to whole grains, we’ve had to go to the fruits and vegetables with ... More
Congressman Bill Johnson holds town hall with Valley veterans
October 18, 2016
WFMJ Published October 18, 2016 Valley veterans gathered in Austintown Tuesday for a town hall discussion of veteran’s issues with Sixth District Congressman Bill Johnson. Veterans from all branches of the military voiced concerns over various issues including healthcare, housing and the need for additional mental health professionals. Johnson, who served 26 years in the U.S. Air Force, says with the problem of post-traumatic stress disorder and veteran suicides more held is needed. "We're bring... More
Opinion Pieces
Mammograms can, do save many lives
October 16, 2016
East Liverpool Review By LeeAnn Johnson Published on October 16, 2016 Picture a sold-out baseball game at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio, packed with 35,000 fans. That image represents roughly the same number of women and men who die nationwide from breast cancer each year. In Ohio alone, an estimated 1,700 women will die from the disease in 2016. It is a stunning statistic, but there is some good news: Thanks to early detection and improved treatments, death rates from breast cancer have ... More
New President
October 15, 2016
Marietta Times By Janelle Patterson Published on October 15, 2016 Kicking off a weekend of school and community pride for Marietta College employees, students and alumni, the community welcomed William “Bill” Ruud, 64, to the institution as its 19th president on Friday with an inauguration ceremony. “When Dr. Ruud and his wife Judy arrived on campus we found a new energy,”said Debra Wayland, chair of the college’s Staff Advisory Council. “In fact we called it a ‘Ruud’ awakening.” Excitement, con... More
Community leaders meet to discuss opioid epidemic
October 11, 2016
WTRF Published on October 11, 2016 Dozens of community leaders, from law enforcement officers to hospital executives to concerned citizens, are gathering in Lisbon for a special meeting to tackle the opioid epidemic. If you're watching this on TV, no matter where you live, no matter what state you're in, you have an opioid problem in your community. You have a heroin problem," said Ohio Attorney General, Mike DeWine. And community grass roots efforts and kindergarten through 12th grade education... More
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