October 20, 2007 RSS feed / Editorials & Letters

Last Chance for Election Letters!

Your letters about lake-area candidates and issues on the Nov. 6 ballot are welcome. Due to the volume of letters, we are strictly enforcing our normally suggested 250-word limit for election letters. More...

Watch out for more taxes

Editor: Watch out Buckeye Lake taxpayers. After reading last week's Beacon, I see council wants another three mills from us. I believe council members need to look at the whole picture before asking us for more money. More...

Watchdog' is checking out the county dog pound

Editor: Don't worry, Kirkersville GOB's, I haven't forgotten you, but this week I felt compelled to focus on some of the GOB's (Good Ole' Boys) at the county level. More...

Vote for Prince called a 'no brainer'

Editor: Union Township, which includes the Villages of Buckeye Lake and Hebron, selects a trustee Nov. 6. My friend, Charles Prince is one of two candidates. This is a no brainer vote, but I don't have a vote. More...

Wells discovers why township can't help the village

Editor: Several years ago as a village council member, I asked, 'What services does the village get in exchange for the $30,000 plus in property taxes village residents pay to Union Township?' The township discounts and stores road salt, lends us More...

More support for Galliher

Editor: I support Ron Galliher for Liberty Township Trustee. Ron, as a long time resident of our township, sees the need to plan for the future. More...

Mayor urges voters to approve levy

Editor: I am asking Thornville voters to vote "Yes" on the Thornville Park and Recreation Replacement Levy. This replacement levy will provide continued funding for the maintenance and improvement of our Village parks and pool. More...

Writer says proposed Lakewood income tax will be costly

Editor: Even though the Lakewood School Board would like for you to believe that its just a 1% income tax increase, it is actually a lot more than that. More...

Writers support Popo for board of education

Editor: Vince Popo is among many excellent candidates running for the Walnut Township School Board. If elected, we believe Vince will not only serve our district with distinction, but make a lasting impact. More...

Plan for the future with Galliher

Editor: Voters in Liberty Township… just as it was time for change two years ago, it is again time to think ahead and plan for the future of our township. Ron Galliher is that person. More...

More support for Popo for school board

Editor: Some of us were born and raised in Millersport, and we live here because it's always been home. But others choose to move to Millersport because they believe it's a special community. This is true for Vince Popo. More...

Lakewood voters thanked for past support

Editor: Thank you, to everyone who has voted in support of a Lakewood School Levy over the past years. We sometimes forget who really makes the difference. More...

Kalish outlines plans for next term

Editor: I'm running for reelection as mayor of Baltimore. Here's my thoughts on the issues facing Baltimore. I will continue to make police protection a priority. More...

More support for Prince for trustee

Editor: I'm writing to support Charles Prince for Union Township Trustee. Charlie's local newspaper has served the community well for over ten years. More...

Ashcraft supported for mayor

Editor: I believe Terry Ashcraft deserves a second term for mayor of Kirkersville. I believe from his knowledge and experience from his previous term as mayor, More...