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  • Hopedale Will Have Paid Fire Department
    Posted in Articles on October 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    The Hopedale VFD was awarded Thursday evening the Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response Grant from the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency. The grant will bolster its ranks and allow it to become a full-time department instead of volunteer. The grant of $732,526.97 will it to hire 10 full-time firefighters Read more

  • Dennison Depot gets $90,000 grant for rail car restoration project
    Posted in Articles on October 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    Friends and supporters of the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum gathered Thursday to celebrate the announcement that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded the museum a $90,000 grant to help fund restoration of a historic Pullman rail car. Read more

  • Lawmakers tour Franciscan University of Steubenville
    Posted in Articles on October 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Johnson along with Ohio State Senator Frank LaRose toured Franciscan University of Steubenville. Read more

  • Reps seek funding to update Mahoning Valley Reservoir water control plans
    Posted in Articles on October 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representatives Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, and Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, urged the United States Army Corps of Engineers to provide funding to update the water control plans for the three reservoirs feeding the Mahoning River including the Berlin Reservoir, Michael J Kirwan Reservoir and Mosquito Creek Lake. Read more

  • Ribbon Cutting Held at New Columbiana Water Plant
    Posted in Articles on October 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    As city leaders began to see the need for a new plant over the years, Mayor Bryan Blakeman reached out to Congressman Bill Johnson, who helped the city get federal funding for the project by reaching out to the United States Department of Agriculture. Read more

  • Canfield mom receives Purple Heart for late son
    Posted in Articles on September 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    On Friday, Devellin’s mother, Nanette Dillon, of Canfield accepted a Purple Heart medal on his behalf from U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson of Marietta, R-6th, during a small, somber ceremony at the Canfield Green gazebo. Read more

  • Day of Remembrance
    Posted in Articles on September 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Speakers from the community as well as an address from Congressman Bill Johnson took place. WMOA News had the chance to speak with Congressman Johnson after the event and he shared these words. Read more

  • Johnson discusses improving economy
    Posted in Articles on August 29, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & The Economy

    The economy is improving dramatically and numbers from the area prove it, though national news stories choose not to reflect the numbers. That was the word from U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, to members of the Steubenville Action Council of the National Federation of Independent Business during breakfast at Froehlich’s Classic Corner downtown Tuesday morning. Read more

  • Congressman shoots indoors at local range
    Posted in Articles on August 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    Before taking up a firearm to show off his shooting skills, Johnson met Come Shoot Indoors owners Jeanette Mertz and Michael Perry, firearms instructors John Holpp and Norman Doyle, along with other employees of the business. Read more

  • Washington portrait unveiled at Mahoning County Courthouse
    Posted in Articles on August 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. founding father George Washington towered astride a white horse Wednesday afternoon in the Mahoning County Courthouse rotunda. Read more