Daymar College and the Village of New Boston collaborated on the 3rd Annual First Responders Parade in New Boston on Saturday, May 18, honoring police, fire, EMS, and military men and women and veterans. Departments and organizations from all over the region participated in the annual parade, with a ceremony following at Daymar College on Rhodes Avenue. Photo from the Portsmouth Daily Times.
J & H Erectors are doing a great job constructing the new Infra-Metals complex, at the former Diesel Repair Shop (behind the Tractor Supply Company Mall) in New Boston. The new $13 million steel service facility is expected to open in September or October 2013 with 65 new jobs.
Photos by Mike Payton.
There will be a Village of New Boston Zoning Board meeting on May 24, 2013, at 2 p.m. to discuss the Evangelistic Outreach, Inc., at the corner of Stanton and Ohio avenues (former Stanton School site). A variance is being requested for this property. For questions, contact New Boston Mayor James Warren at 740-456-4103.
State Rep. Terry Johnson (right) spoke on Saturday, April 20, during the dedication of a new wheelchair swing at Millbrook Park in New Boston. The village has declared April 20 “Autism Day” in New Boston, and hundreds celebrated in the park with the Southern Ohio Autism Project, SOLACE, and other groups. Photos by Mike Payton. Used with permisison.
New Boston resident, and former high school teacher and coach, Steve Jenkins has published a book with his son Scott Jenkins about the history of New Boston High School Basketball. The book remembers the Tigers from the 1920s to 2012 when the lights went out for the last time in the Tiger Den on Glenwood Avenue. The book is available at the New Boston Mayor’s Office.
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