State warns of Hepatitis outbreak

    The Ohio Department of Health has declared a statewide community outbreak of Hepatitis A. Hepatitis A is a contagious liver infection that is spread when a person ingests fecal matter from contaminated objects, food, and drink. It can also be spread through close personal contact with infected persons. 82 cases have been reported…

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Canary to raise awareness for ADHD

  By Derrick C. Parker Scioto Voice Writer   ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is characterized as a mental disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity and impulsiveness that interferes with functioning or development. It is one of the most commonly misunderstood mental disorders among parents and teachers in the United…

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Old Lincoln Theater faces possible demolition

In 1924, the Lincoln Theater was built at 1157 11th Street in Portsmouth. It served as the only movie theater open to African Americans in the community, as businesses and other facilities in the city still operated under the blanket of segregation. The theater was also a popular meeting place for the North End community.…

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