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Hard times continue to see local churches, businesses, non-profits and government step up in order to fill food gaps for students, socialization and travel gaps for seniors and extend benefits for business and the newly unemployed in the wake of COVID-19 precautions.
Below is a list of some of the recently enacted changes, cancellations and closings affecting local life in the wake of coronavirus precautionary measures.
Bryan City Schools began its newly implemented on-site lunch pickup program on Wednesday, handing out dozens of lunches to parents and guardians of students utilizing the federal free and reduced lunch program. Teachers and cafeteria personnel were on-site to distribute the lunches and say h…
Officials say anyone with a Social Security number and who earns less than $75,000 is eligible for the government's $1,200 economic impact checks, which will be distributed starting over the next three weeks.
Northwest State Community College is aiding local medical professionals through the compassion of a few of its employees and the muscle of their technological capabilities.
COLUMBUS — Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday ordered mandatory weekly online reporting of ventilator availability, and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency ordered water systems to reconnect customers disconnected as of Jan. 1.
Fears surrounding COVID-19 have not stopped volunteers at First Presbyterian Church in Bryan from having their weekly free meal at the church, located on Oxford Drive.
Efforts to maintain regular meals for in-need students in Bryan during the Ohio school systems’ hiatus are expanding from local churches and organizations to Bryan City Schools itself, after school closures were extended on Monday by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to at least May 1.
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit payments will continue to be paid on time during the COVID-19 pandemic, Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security, said Tuesday.
Area restaurants are bearing witness to the early numbers associated with COVID-19 ramifications, now several weeks in, with many continuing to innovate and persevere in serving their most loyal customers.
U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-OH, announced he will donate his salary through the end of May to five regional organizations across the state of Ohio helping those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic: the Cleveland Foundation COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund, the Columbus Foundation Emergency Respons…
Parkview Physician Group—Ohio has made some adjustments to its hours, services and points of service in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Shooting ranges with public access in Ohio remain open for those who want to enjoy shooting sports and get outdoors, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
Defiance College has decided to suspend face-to-face instruction for the remainder of the spring academic semester as the coronavirus situation evolves.
The United Way of Williams County (UWWC) has launched a dedicated economic relief fund to help county residents through financial difficulties brought on by the coronavirus crisis.
The Ohio Department of Health delivered a shipment of face masks, gloves and other personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Williams County Health Department on Friday.
An Edgerton man was arrested Friday after authorities in Defiance County said he was in possession of a “significant amount of suspected mehtamphetamine.
Gov. Mike DeWine and U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) gave updates on recently passed legislation on Friday during the governor’s daily press conference on the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
On April 5, Gaile Moore turns 85. Her family asks that you help them surprise her by sending her a letter, card, drawing and/or a picture (or anything else fun you can think of) that lets her know we are all thinking of her.
Ryan K. Dangerfield still faces five charges related to his alleged involvement in the murder of a Bryan man last summer, but one of the original six charges of his indictment has been dropped.
A run on anti-malarial drugs typically used to treat conditions like malaria, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis in the U.S. has not yet been seen at at least one local pharmacy in Williams County, though that hasn’t stopped it from preparing for the potential.
In addition to the $1.8 trillion stimulus recently passed in the Senate to prop up the U.S. economy in the wake of widespread COVID-19 precautions which have throttled the business world, Ohio’s senators are proposing additional measures.