A DAYTON DAILY NEWS ANALYSIS OF INCOMPLETE STATE REPORT CARDS RELEASED YESTERDAY SHOWING SEVERAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS GIVEN THE HIGHEST RATING COULD SLIP A NOTCH, FROM “EXCELLENT WITH DISTINCTION” TO “EXCELLENT”, INCLUDING TROY, NORTHMONT, OAKWOOD, AND BEAVERCREEK SCHOOL DISTRICTS. CLARK-SHAWNEE LOCAL AND MECHANICSBURG EXEMPTED VILLAGE SCHOOLS WERE THE ONLY DISTRICTS IN CLARK AND CHAMPAIGN COUNTIES TO MEET ALL RELEASED INDICATORS. MIKE MCDORMAN, CEO OF THE GREATER SPRINGFIELD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SAYS, HIGHLY-RATED SCHOOLS ARE SOUGHT AFTER BY BUSINESSES CONSIDERING COMING TO A COMMUNITY.
THE STATE OF OHIO IS INCREASING IN THE USE OF SOLAR ENERGY, LAST YEAR RANKED 18TH AMONG STATES FOR THE AMOUNT OF INSTALLED SOLAR POWER, AND THIS YEAR IS RANKED 14TH. WITH TWO MAJOR LOCAL EMPLOYERS TO INSTALL SOLAR PANELS. URBANA UNIVERSITY INSTALLING OVER 2,100 SOLAR PANELS NEAR ITS FOOTBALL FIELD TO PROVIDE A FIFTH OF THE UNIVERSITY’S ENERGY NEEDS. ASSURANT SPECIALTY PROPERTY IS SPENDING $7 MILLION DOLLARS TO PUT IN OVER 6,200 SOLAR PANELS TO SAVE MONEY ON ENERGY COSTS, SAYS THE NEWS SUN.
(FROM DAYTON DAIILY NEWS) Montgomery County health officials are urging residents 6 months and older to get their seasonal flu vaccinations.
The health department will offer flu vaccinations at its Public Health Clinic in the Reibold Building during the week.
A separate flu shot clinic also has been scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Montgomery County Administration building, 451 W. Third St., Dayton, in the first floor lobby.
Flu season officially begins in October, though dozens of people around the state were sickened over the summer by H3N2v, a new flu virus contracted from infected swine.
WEEC SPORTS – THURSDAY 9-27-12:
THE NFL AND REFEREES WILL END THEIR LOCKOUT, AS AN 8-YEAR DEAL HAS BEEN REACHED. THIS MEANS CURRENTLY LOCKED-OUT OFFICIALS WILL BEGIN WORKING TONIGHT IN THE THURSDAY NIGHT GAME. . .CLEVELAND AT BALTIMORE, SAYS CBSSPORTS.COM.
NFL THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL 8:20PM: CLEVELAND AT BALTIMORE. SUNDAY 4PM: CINCINNATI AT JACKSONVILLE.
SEVENTY-FIVE YEAR OLD TOM OSBORNE, LONG-TIME NEBRASKA FOOTBALL COACH, AND NOW ATHLETIC DIRECTOR, ANNOUNCES HIS RETIREMENT WEDNESDAY. OSBORNE WILL CONTINUE UNTIIL JANUARY 1ST, AND CITES HIS AGE AS THE MAIN REASON FOR RETIRING.
IT’S RYDER CUP WEEKEND THIS WEEK IN GOLF, THE EUROPEAN TEAM VS. THE AMERICANS, STARTING FRIDAY.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL SATURDAY: NOON: URBANA AT WEST VIRGINIA WESLEYAN, LAST SATURDAY, URBANA 14 QUINCY 10, 1PM: DAYTON AT BUTLER, WITTENBERG AT CASE WESTERN RESERVE, LAST SATURDAY, WITTENBERG 17 WOOSTER 7!, 3:30PM: VIRGINIA TECH AT CINCINNATI, TENNESSEE AT GEORGIA, OHIO STATE AT MICHIGAN STATE, 8PM: TEXAS AT OKLAHOMA STATE, WISCONSIN AT NEBRASKA, SAYS CBSSPORTS.COM.
BASEBALL: CLEVELAND 6 CHICAGO WHITE SOX 4, MILWAUKEE 8 CINCINNATI 1.
TODAY: 12:30PM: MILWAUKEE AT CINCINNATI.
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS GOLF: SHAWNEE FINISHES 2ND AND ADVANCES TO THE DISTRICT TOURNAMENT AT THE DIV. 2 SECTIONAL.
BOYS SOCCER: A BATTLE FOR 1ST PLACE IN THE CBC’S KENTON TRAIL DIVISION SEES TECUMSEH SHUT OUT KENTON RIDGE 2-0, AND IN GIRLS SOCCER, NORTHWESTERN SHUTS OUT GRAHAM 8-0, SAYS THE NEWS SUN.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL FRIDAY, WEEK 6: BEAVERCREEK AT NORTHMONT, SPRINGFIELD AT WAYNE, SIDNEY AT TROY, TROTWOOD AT PIQUA, FAIRBORN AT MIAMISBURG, BELLEFONTAINE AT TIPPECANOE, SPRINGFIELD SHAWNEE AT KENTON RIDGE, STEBBINS AT TECUMSEH, GRAHAM AT INDIAN LAKE, NORTHWESTERN AT BEN LOGAN, URBANA AT GREENON, MEADOWDALE AT THURGOOD MARSHALL, CEDARVILLE AT MECHANICSBURG, NORTHEASTERN AT WEST LIBERTY-SALEM, SOUTHEASTERN AT CATHOLIC CENTRAL, TRIAD AT GREENEVIEW, MIAMI EAST AT COVINGTON, FORT LORAMIE AT FAIRBANKS, LEHMAN CATHOLIC AT WAYNESFIELD-GOSHEN, RIDGEMONT AT RIVERSIDE, MINSTER AT ANNA, AND DAYTON CHRISTIAN AT JEFFERSON. HEAR SCORES ALL SEASON LONG ON WEEC SPORTS!