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Masonic home celebrating 125 years
 The Springfield Masonic Community is celebrating 125 years and is promoting recent renovations to its facilities on the historic Springfield campus. Originally built in 1892, the Springfield Masonic Community provides a range of services to residents 55 and older, including skilled nursing, rehabilitation, post-acute care and extended-care...

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The Springfield Masonic Community is celebrating 125 years and is promoting recent renovations to its facilities on the historic Springfield campus. Originally built in 1892, the Springfield Masonic Community provides a range of services to residents 55 and older, including skilled nursing, rehabilitation, post-acute care and extended-care...
SBDC exec to place more emphasis on existing businesses
 The new executive director for the Small Business Development Center in Springfield said the agency will likely place more emphasis on growing existing businesses in Clark County. The agency has placed an emphasis in the past in helping small businesses get off the ground, said Rob Alexander, who took over as executive director of the SBDC...

Posted: a day ago

The new executive director for the Small Business Development Center in Springfield said the agency will likely place more emphasis on growing existing businesses in Clark County. The agency has placed an emphasis in the past in helping small businesses get off the ground, said Rob Alexander, who took over as executive director of the SBDC...
Dole settles civil suits related to listeria outbreak
 Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. has settled two separate civil lawsuits related to a listeria outbreak last year tied to the company’s Springfield plant. Court documents filed in U.S. District Court show the company recently reached settlement agreements with plaintiffs in two separate cases. The terms of both agreements were not disclosed...

Posted: a day ago

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. has settled two separate civil lawsuits related to a listeria outbreak last year tied to the company’s Springfield plant. Court documents filed in U.S. District Court show the company recently reached settlement agreements with plaintiffs in two separate cases. The terms of both agreements were not disclosed...
Urbana, YMCA try new agreement to manage pool
 The Champaign Family YMCA is getting an early start selling summer passes to Urbana’s Municipal pool, after reaching a new agreement in which the YMCA will manage the pool’s daily operations. The city has managed the pool since it first opened in the late 1960s, said Kerry Brugger, director of administration for Urbana. This year...

Posted: a day ago

The Champaign Family YMCA is getting an early start selling summer passes to Urbana’s Municipal pool, after reaching a new agreement in which the YMCA will manage the pool’s daily operations. The city has managed the pool since it first opened in the late 1960s, said Kerry Brugger, director of administration for Urbana. This year...
Drive thru victim reports robbery at knifepoint
 A man working at the Oooh Ooh Drive Thru in Springfield told police a man threatened him with a knife and fled with cash around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon, according to a report by the Springfield Police Division. The man told police he was in the drive-thru portion of the business at 1359 W. First St. when he heard the front door bell go off...

Posted: 2 days ago

A man working at the Oooh Ooh Drive Thru in Springfield told police a man threatened him with a knife and fled with cash around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon, according to a report by the Springfield Police Division. The man told police he was in the drive-thru portion of the business at 1359 W. First St. when he heard the front door bell go off...
Marathon reports earnings up in first quarter
 Marathon Petroleum Corp. reported $30 million in first quarter earnings this morning, which company executives said included solid contributions from the company’s Speedway segment, which is headquartered in Clark County. The first quarter earnings were up significantly compared to the same time last year, when the company reported...

Posted: 2 days ago

Marathon Petroleum Corp. reported $30 million in first quarter earnings this morning, which company executives said included solid contributions from the company’s Speedway segment, which is headquartered in Clark County. The first quarter earnings were up significantly compared to the same time last year, when the company reported...
SBDC plans move to downtown Springfield
 Springfield’s Small Business Development Center will move to a new location downtown in June, part of a partnership designed to provide more resources for area businesses. The SBDC, which provides free training and consulting for area business owners, will move to Clark State Community College’s downtown Brinkman Educational Center...

Posted: 2 days ago

Springfield’s Small Business Development Center will move to a new location downtown in June, part of a partnership designed to provide more resources for area businesses. The SBDC, which provides free training and consulting for area business owners, will move to Clark State Community College’s downtown Brinkman Educational Center...
Urbana University president steps down
 George Lucas, who has led Urbana University for two years, resigned effective immediately, according to information from the university today. Christopher Washington, senior vice president and provost at Franklin University, will take over as executive vice president and provost at the campus. Washington will be tasked with assessing the...

Posted: 4 days ago

George Lucas, who has led Urbana University for two years, resigned effective immediately, according to information from the university today. Christopher Washington, senior vice president and provost at Franklin University, will take over as executive vice president and provost at the campus. Washington will be tasked with assessing the...
Urbana U. president resigns
 Urbana University will undergo a leadership change after George Lucas, who has led the campus for two years, resigned effective immediately, according to information from the university today. Christopher Washington, senior vice president and provost at Franklin University, will take over as executive vice president and provost at the campus...

Posted: 4 days ago

Urbana University will undergo a leadership change after George Lucas, who has led the campus for two years, resigned effective immediately, according to information from the university today. Christopher Washington, senior vice president and provost at Franklin University, will take over as executive vice president and provost at the campus...
President of Urbana University resigns
 Urbana University’s president abruptly resigned Tuesday after leading the roughly 1,800-student campus for the past two years. The news of George Lucas’ resignation comes as the university potentially shifts to a branch campus of Franklin University. Franklin acquired the smaller campus in 2014 after Urbana University faced years...

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Urbana University’s president abruptly resigned Tuesday after leading the roughly 1,800-student campus for the past two years. The news of George Lucas’ resignation comes as the university potentially shifts to a branch campus of Franklin University. Franklin acquired the smaller campus in 2014 after Urbana University faced years...
Unemployment rates dip in Clark, Champaign counties
 Unemployment rates dipped in Clark and Champaign Counties in March, although local officials said hiring and employment figures remain relatively stable compared to last year. Ohio’s unemployment rate, which is adjusted for seasonal factors, remained unchanged from last month at 5.1 percent, according to information from the Ohio Department...

Posted: 4 days ago

Unemployment rates dipped in Clark and Champaign Counties in March, although local officials said hiring and employment figures remain relatively stable compared to last year. Ohio’s unemployment rate, which is adjusted for seasonal factors, remained unchanged from last month at 5.1 percent, according to information from the Ohio Department...
Tax credits granted, jobs promised at new Springfield plant
 The Ohio Tax Credit Authority unanimously approved today a seven-year tax credit for Topre America Corp.'s new Springfield plant. The tax credits are expected to help the company create at least 85 new jobs and generate more than $3 million in new payroll.  Topre is a Honda and Toyota auto parts supplier that has announced plans to take...

Posted: 5 days ago

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority unanimously approved today a seven-year tax credit for Topre America Corp.'s new Springfield plant. The tax credits are expected to help the company create at least 85 new jobs and generate more than $3 million in new payroll.  Topre is a Honda and Toyota auto parts supplier that has announced plans to take...
Honda supplier gets $300K tax credit to bring 85 jobs to Springfield
 A Japanese auto parts supplier is one step closer to creating 85 new jobs and taking over a Springfield industrial park after receiving tax credits valued at about $300,000 on Monday. Members of the Ohio Tax Credit Authority voted unanimously Monday to approve a 1.217-percent, seven-year tax credit for the Topre America Corp., which has pledged...

Posted: 5 days ago

A Japanese auto parts supplier is one step closer to creating 85 new jobs and taking over a Springfield industrial park after receiving tax credits valued at about $300,000 on Monday. Members of the Ohio Tax Credit Authority voted unanimously Monday to approve a 1.217-percent, seven-year tax credit for the Topre America Corp., which has pledged...
Junior Achievement to honor business leaders
 Junior Achievement of the Mad River Region will honor a New Carlisle business owner, an educator and a Mechanicsburg couple who started their own fair trade coffee business at an event next month. JA of the Mad River Region will honor Bill Scarff, owner of Scarff’s Nursery in New Carlisle, as its 2017 Laureate. Scarff has played an...

Posted: 6 days ago

Junior Achievement of the Mad River Region will honor a New Carlisle business owner, an educator and a Mechanicsburg couple who started their own fair trade coffee business at an event next month. JA of the Mad River Region will honor Bill Scarff, owner of Scarff’s Nursery in New Carlisle, as its 2017 Laureate. Scarff has played an...
Police: Springfield Twp. firefighter ‘tearful’ during alleged confession
 A former Springfield Twp. firefighter pleaded not guilty Friday in Clark County Common Pleas Court to several charges after he was accused of sexually assaulting teens in the fire department’s cadet program. Jonathan Scott Monroe, 23, of 141 The Post Road, Apt. G, Springfield, faces charges that include three counts each of unlawful...

Posted: 8 days ago

A former Springfield Twp. firefighter pleaded not guilty Friday in Clark County Common Pleas Court to several charges after he was accused of sexually assaulting teens in the fire department’s cadet program. Jonathan Scott Monroe, 23, of 141 The Post Road, Apt. G, Springfield, faces charges that include three counts each of unlawful...
Honda spending $124M on area wind tunnel facility
 Honda will invest $124 million to build a wind tunnel facility at the Transportation Research Center in East Liberty. The groundbreaking for the project is expected to begin this summer. The wind tunnel will be able to produce wind speeds of 192 miles per hour and allow the automaker to develop more fuel-efficient vehicles, according to information...

Posted: 9 days ago

Honda will invest $124 million to build a wind tunnel facility at the Transportation Research Center in East Liberty. The groundbreaking for the project is expected to begin this summer. The wind tunnel will be able to produce wind speeds of 192 miles per hour and allow the automaker to develop more fuel-efficient vehicles, according to information...
Honda to invest $124M for new wind tunnel in East Liberty
 Honda will invest $124 million to build a high-tech wind tunnel in East Liberty, the first time the company has invested in a full-scale facility of its kind in the U.S. Construction of the facility will begin this spring and it will be housed at the Transportation Research Center, a 4,500-acre site that provides research and development...

Posted: 9 days ago

Honda will invest $124 million to build a high-tech wind tunnel in East Liberty, the first time the company has invested in a full-scale facility of its kind in the U.S. Construction of the facility will begin this spring and it will be housed at the Transportation Research Center, a 4,500-acre site that provides research and development...
3 things to know about a Clark County business that rose from the ashes 
 One of the worst fires in Clark County history took place five years ago at R.D. Holder Oil Co. The fire began with a bit of static electricity and a tanker truck of racing fuel.  Here are three things to know about the company’s path: 1. Major event. An estimated 50 agencies responded to the fire, including all of the county&rsquo...

Posted: 10 days ago

One of the worst fires in Clark County history took place five years ago at R.D. Holder Oil Co. The fire began with a bit of static electricity and a tanker truck of racing fuel.  Here are three things to know about the company’s path: 1. Major event. An estimated 50 agencies responded to the fire, including all of the county&rsquo...
Champaign County manufacturers seek strategies to retain engineers
 The Champaign Economic Partnership is working with local employers to find ways to attract and retain engineers, particularly for manufacturing firms. The agency has partnered with FASTLANE, a program of the University of Dayton Research Institute, to administer surveys and develop strategies to retain talented workers in Champaign County...

Posted: 10 days ago

The Champaign Economic Partnership is working with local employers to find ways to attract and retain engineers, particularly for manufacturing firms. The agency has partnered with FASTLANE, a program of the University of Dayton Research Institute, to administer surveys and develop strategies to retain talented workers in Champaign County...
Business rebounds 5 years after one of Clark County’s biggest fires
 One of the worst fires in Clark County’s history started with static electricity and a tanker truck of racing fuel and was so massive it led to changes in how local first responders communicate in a crisis. Five years ago today, Bob Holder watched the family-owned business he started in 1986 disappear in a 200-foot cloud of smoke and...

Posted: 11 days ago

One of the worst fires in Clark County’s history started with static electricity and a tanker truck of racing fuel and was so massive it led to changes in how local first responders communicate in a crisis. Five years ago today, Bob Holder watched the family-owned business he started in 1986 disappear in a 200-foot cloud of smoke and...
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