Area briefs

Newberry Township cemetery clean-up set

NEWBERRY TOWNSHIP — Fall cemetery clean-up will run from Oct.1-14.

Residents are asked to remove all decorations that you wish to save by Oct. 14 in all cemeteries maintained by Newberry Township. The cemetery staff will begin removing old arrangements Thursday, Oct. 15.

New fall arrangements in vases attached to monuments or fall saddles will not be removed. Other new arrangements may be placed Nov. 1.

Newberry Township cemeteries are:

Highland — High Street, Covington

Greenville Creek — Buckneck Road, Bradford

Freidens — Corner of Versailles and Bradford-Bloomer Road, Bradford

Union Church — Union Church Road, Covington

Arnold — State Route 36, Covington

Priest — McMaken Road, Covington

Johnson — State Route 41, Covington

Lutheran Church — Miami-Shelby County Line Road, Covington.

All artificial arrangements must be in a vase, hanging device, or on a monument saddle. Please put the deceased name and a contact person on the bottom of a saddle (in a permanent manner) so identification can be made if it is blown off the monument.

Local OSU grads named

COLUMBUS — Students graduating from The Ohio State University during the summer semester 2015 include:

Piqua — Natalee Heath, master of arts.

Troy — Logan Richard Bertholomey, bachelor of science in business administration; Courtney Leigh Hirsch, bachelor of arts; and Ashley Rae Kennard , master of arts.

Casey Nicole Seale of Tipp City also was named to the dean’s list at OSU during the summer semester 2015.

Railroad crossings to close

TIPP CITY — The city of Tipp City has permitted CSX’s subcontractor the following schedule:

Beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5 through the end of the day Friday, Oct. 9, Park Avenue and Broadway Avenue railroad crossings will be closed.

Beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, Oct. 12 through the end of day Wednesday, Oct. 14, German and Plum street railroad crossings will be closed.

Contact the city of Tipp City at (937) 667-6305 with any questions about this closure.