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  • Google visits Canfield Village Middle School
    Posted in Articles on September 25, 2015 | Preview rr

    Canfield Neighbors By Abby Slanker Published September 25, 2015 The first stop of the Ohio Google Online Safety Roadshow was at Canfield Village Middle School on Sept. 14. The Google Online Safety Roadshow is an initiative developed to promote internet safety to help reduce the number of ‘empty threats’ made by students and teach them how to create the best version of themselves online. CVMS students crowded into the gym and were welcomed by U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson. Congressman Johnson the... Read more

  • Reaction Positive to Pope Francis’s Address to Congress
    Posted in Articles on September 24, 2015 | Preview rr

    WTAP Published September 24, 2015 Video: https// Every member of the area's congressional delegation, regardless of their own views, saw something encouraging in the Pope Francis' address to a combined House and Senate. First District West Virginia Congressman David McKinley said he had inspiring words for the nation's young people. "We've been talking a lot about education here, but a lot of his remarks had to do with young people, and what their future is. Will they aspire ... Read more

  • Vietnam Veteran waits years to receive Purple Heart
    Posted in Articles on September 16, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Affairs

    Army veteran Wayne Shelton of Norwich has waited 45 years to receive his Purple Heart. Read more

  • Congressman goes undercover at Giant Eagle
    Posted in Articles on September 15, 2015 | Preview rr

    Johnson, R-Marietta, took time out Monday to experience the daily life of employees in the workforce as he worked a shift at the Calcutta Giant Eagle on state Route 170. Johnson donned an apron, ball cap and name tag and went to work throughout the store. Read more

  • Flag presented to Heritage Thermal Services
    Posted in Articles on September 15, 2015 | Preview rr

    Commemorating the service of military veterans, U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson visited Heritage Thermal Services Monday afternoon to present an American flag to the company. Read more

  • Google gives internet safety tips to children
    Posted in Articles on September 15, 2015 | Preview rr

    “I think young people need to understand the awesome power of the Internet, but along with that power comes awesome responsibility to be safe,” Johnson said, adding the students need to be responsible about what they put out there “because it can literally follow you for the rest of your life, and it can have tremendous impacts on friends and families and others.” Read more

  • Google Teaches Canfield Students Internet Safety
    Posted in Articles on September 15, 2015 | Preview rr

    The students at Canfield Middle School are growing up in the Information Age and are the first generation to have the Internet for their entire lives. Read more

  • Bill Johnson Statement on DOE Announcement Regarding the American Centrifuge Project in Piketon
    Posted in Articles on September 12, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy, Jobs & The Economy

    Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) issued the following in regards to the Department of Energy announcing their decision to discontinue funding the American Centrifuge Test Demonstration and Operation (ACTDO) contract: Read more

  • EPA accused at hearing of doctoring video from Gold King Mine spill
    Posted in Articles on September 9, 2015 | Preview rr

    Rep. Bill Johnson, Ohio Republican, showed both versions during the hearing before the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, pointing out that the version posted on the EPA website covers up the voice of a worker as contaminated water spills from the mine saying, “What do we do now?” Read more

  • Congressman visits Community Hospice
    Posted in Articles on September 9, 2015 | Preview rr

    Congressman Bill Johnson recently visited the Community Hospice House in New Philadelphia. Johnson has had a personal history with a similar hospice organization and wanted to see this state-of-the-art facility, which was partially funded through a loan from the United States Department of Agriculture. Read more