North Baltimore, Ohio

July 13, 2024 11:50 am

Concerns about Net Neutrality, Rural Telecommunications

Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH), Vice Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, today questioned the five Commissioners of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) at a subcommittee hearing. Latta raised concerns about the FCC’s decision to reclassify the Internet under Title II of the Communications Act. He also addressed the FCC’s new threshold for broadband speeds and how this will deter investment and competitiveness in rural broadband markets, like parts of Ohio’s Fifth Congressional District.

CSX Contributes Grant to Enhance Hazardous Materials Training Facility

As CSX continues its commitment to first responder preparation, the company today presented a $25,000 grant to the Hazardous Materials/CBRNE Training Facility in York County, Va., to enhance training for Virginia’s fire fighters and other responders. Grant funds will be used to purchase equipment to expand and improve the existing training facility’s rail related hazardous […]

February Cruelty and Adoption Reports (WCHS)

The Wood County Humane Society (WCHS) employs a Humane Agent to investigate reports of neglect, cruelty, and abuse from concerned citizens, social services, health departments, and other law enforcement agencies. The following cruelty report was submitted by Humane Agent Debra Loprete for February 2015.

Humane Society Successfully Completes SNIP Grant

Recently the Wood County Humane Society (WCHS) successfully completed a grant that it received from the Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society (MRFRS) and PetSmart Charities in October 2014. The grant was intended to assist the organization in managing the free-roaming feline population in Wood County.