January 10, 2009 RSS feed / News

Both sides sign fire contract

MILLERSPORT - Both Walnut Township Trustees and Village of Millersport officials have now signed a slightly revised contract for fire/EMS services in 2009. More...

Agency finds township violated pesticide law

HEBRON - Union Township committed three pesticide violations last July, an Ohio Department of Agriculture investigation has concluded. More...

First time homebuyer credit explained

CINCINNATI - First-time homebuyers should begin planning now to take advantage of a new tax credit, according to the IRS. Available for a limited time, the credit: • Applies to home purchases after April 8, 2008, and before July 1, 2009. More...

Guest column: Safeguarding your personal information

COLUMBUS - Many Ohioans are impacted by identity theft. It is our friends, families and neighbors who are victims of this senseless crime. More...

'Voinovich's View': Digital TV deadline nears

WASHINGTON - We are one month away from the most significant upgrade in television since the advent of color programming - the federally mandated switch from analog to digital television. More...

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum - Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Wonderful World of Wiggly Worms Series- Saturday, Jan. 10, 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Come along and find out about our planet's friends—the mighty earthworms! More...

Heating bill assistance available

BUCKEYE LAKE - LEADS Community Action Agency now has funds available to assist income eligible households with their heating bills. More...

Trustees to scrutinize township zoning map

JACKSONTOWN - Secondyear Trustee Joe Hart will continue to lead Licking Township Trustees in 2009. Hart was unanimously reelected as president at Monday night's reorganizational meeting. More...

Hebron agrees to fire/EMS contract extension

HEBRON - Tough questions were asked before Hebron Village Council agreed to a two-month extension of Union Township's 2008 contract with the Hebron Fire Department. Council convened a special meeting Dec. More...

Dog license deadline is Jan. 31

NEWARK - Licking County Dog Warden, Jon Luzio, reminds dog owners that Saturday, January 31, is the last day to purchase your dog licenses to avoid the $10 late penalty on each license. More...

IRS provides top ten tax time tips

CINCINNATI - The Internal Revenue Service presents its Top Ten Tax Time Tips 1. Gather your records…now! More...

Tips to maintain control in bad weather

COLUMBUS - With January's weather calling for more snow, ice and freezing rain over the entire state, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is reminding motorists in Ice and Snow...Take it Slow, and don't use cruise control. More...

Top ten reasons for pontoon insurance claims

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Seaworthy, the newsletter from BoatU.S. that helps boaters and anglers prevent damage to their vessels and injuries, has looked into the causes of insurance claims for pontoon boats. More...

License plate benefits horses

COLUMBUS - A new specialty license plate recognizing the horse industry is available through the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV). The special plates cost $30 annually, in addition to the usual registration fees. More...

State surplus auction set for Jan. 10

COLUMBUS - Various household appliances, home and office furniture and computer and electronic equipment will be among the items available for bid at the State of Ohio miscellaneous property auction Saturday, Jan. 10. More...