Two local communities have been recognized for their work to preserve local landmarks. The Ohio Historical Society has honored Jamestown and Wilberforce for their efforts to rehab and preserve two local landmarks.
Sixteen honorees from 14 communities throughout the state were recognized recently in two categories for their achievement in historic preservation.
A Preservation Merit Award was given to the Jamestown Area Historical Society, the Greene County Commissioners and the Silvercreek Township Trustees for their work in rehabbing the Jamestown Opera House.
More than 300 law enforcement professionals from across the United States and several other countries are expected to attend a problem-oriented policing conference in southwest Ohio.
The annual conference that runs from Monday through Wednesday focuses on problem-oriented policing as a key means of fighting crime in communities. The policing method centers on crime prevention efforts that involve the community, the private sector and other public agencies.
A delegation of eight officials from Ukraine will be among the participants at the meeting.