September 6, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Township fiscal officer defends residency status

LANCASTER - The Fairfield County Board of Elections heard no evidence to back claims that Walnut Township Fiscal Officer Emma Pauline Ety does not reside in Walnut Township, and ruled Wednesday that she is a permanent resident. More...

Council rejects cat ordinance

BUCKEYE LAKE - Stray cats wandering into Buckeye Lake Village better have at least six or seven lives left. More...

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum - Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Catch a Good Time- Saturday, September 13, 10 - 11:30 a.m. Introduce the sport of fishing to your youngsters. We'll supply the poles and bait. More...

Obituaries

Willis E. Akers

Willis E. Akers, age 50, passed away on Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at Heartland Fairfield in Pleasantville. Willis was born on October 3, 1957, in Columbus to the late Willis and Annaruth (Lucaus) Akers. He served in the U.S. Army. More...

William K. Bowman

A memorial service for William K. Bowman, 82, of Heath, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, at St. John's United Church, 285 W. National Drive, Newark, with the Rev. Nancy Millwater officiating. More...

Vella Kile

Funeral service for Vella Kile, 84, of Thornville, were August 31, 2008, at Boring-Sheridan Funeral Home, Thornville, with Pastor Steve Shaw officiating. Burial will be in McBride Cemetery in Missouri. Vella passed away Thursday, Aug. More...

Editorials & Letters

Water problems demonstrate importance of chemistry

Editor: On behalf of the National Mole Day Foundation, I wish to commend your paper for your August 30 story - "Millersport water treatment plant to restart soon." Your paper did a good job of describing the chemistry of the water department's r More...

Writer questions delay in road centerline determination

Editor: I cannot resist making a comment about the August 23 Beacon photo and caption about the "railroad tie issue" along the east side of Somerset Road. More...

Thanks for new landfill

Editor: I want to thank the Walnut Township Zoning Board for bringing a landfill to our township. It helps replace the memories of the tire dump we were so fond of. Greg Groves Walnut Township More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of September 8. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Pizza bites, buttered corn, choice of fruit, and Scooby snacks. Tuesday: Mini corn dogs, baked beans, Fritos, and fruit bar. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Baltimore • July 6: Police assisted a motorist locked out of a vehicle at Johnson Park. • July 7: Police assisted a motorist locked out of a vehicle on West Market Street. More...