- Marshall University internal medicine resident team wins state competition
- OP-ED: Inadequate response to Ebola should not be repeated with Chickungunya
- RECALLS THIS WEEK: Graco Strollers, Fire Alarm Control Panels, and Other Product Recalls
- Jewel City JAMboree to feature national and local musicians
- BOOK REVIEW: 'Escaping Condo Jail': Comprehensive Book Explores Pitfalls of Condominium, Home Owner Association Real Estate with Research, Wit
- MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for Nov. 20, 2014
- Healing Place Benefit features Dog the Bounty Hunter and Beth
- Four People Arrested following Seizure of Heroin, Cash
- Rep.-elect Jenkins selected for Appropriations Committee
- Southwest Ohio Violent Crimes Task Force Successful in First Year of Operation
Huntington's Future Anticipates Population Growth
Ms. Shell stressed the plan is a “work in progress” as it begins in neighborhood and sparks development with citywide impact. She explsained that Huntington has past the period of losing population. It is now at a turning point for growth, she said. The plan extends past those that only preserved and protected what is here.
The plan lays out, for example, mixed use neighborhood areas, block zoning, housing planning. It also seeks to proactively prioritize timeframes for future growth and development.
Several Chat ‘n’ Chew attendees asked, for example, planned use of board of education properties scheduled for consolidation. Anticipation flowed for the 14th Street West take a walk around a mixed use neighborhood concept.
Although a select one item for which you are passionate suggestion resounded, another question illustrated a potential “civics lesson” need for informing who is responsible for what service in city and county government.