Available Wi-Fi Keeps Meigs County Firefighters Trained and Working

Published on: January 12, 2011

By Amanda Murphy Many areas of Ohio are still in the midst of the digital divide – and emergency services personnel are no exception. A volunteer fire department in Bashan, Ohio felt the brunt of the divide when firefighters began losing their certification. “Three lost their fire certification because they had no Internet here and the certification had to be …

Ohio School District Makes Snow Days into Virtual Learning Days

Published on: January 10, 2011

By Amanda Murphy Making up school calamity days can often be a struggle for school districts. One Ohio school district is piloting an innovative program to ensure students continue their education from home while the district shortens their number of calamity days. Mississinawa Valley Local School District in Darke County has been granted a waiver from the Ohio Department of …