February 21, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Baltimore faces challenges in 2009

BALTIMORE - Financial challenges have not stopped the Village of Baltimore from providing its residents and businesses with excellent services, said Mayor Robert Kalish during his State of Village address Monday morning at Liberty Union High Schoo More...

Eight seek to fill township trustee vacancy

JACKSONTOWN - Eight Licking Township residents have applied to serve the remaining 10 months of former Trustee Joe Cooper's term. Cooper resigned late last month after he closed on the sale of his home. More...

Trustees have questions on speed limits

HEBRON - Are Union Township speed limits too high? Trustee President John Slater said Monday night that some residents are unsure of township speed limits, particularly on Refugee Road going into Union Township. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of February 23 . Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Toasted cheese sandwich, soup or vegetable, Goldfish crackers, and choice of fruit. More...

Scholarship deadline is March 5

NEWARK- Licking County Foundation is accepting scholarship applications from area high school and college students seeking 2009 scholarship awards until Thursday, March 5, 2009 at 6:00 pm. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Jan. 29: A Carroll, Ohio, man was found passed out at the wheel after his vehicle struck two parked vehicles and a house. The car was against the house when police arrived. More...

Editorials & Letters

Future of Buckeye Lake Library is bright with your help

Editor: I want to respond to the rumors going around about the Buckeye Lake Library. Thanks to the recession, we all are facing financial challenges and the Licking County Library system is no exception. More...

Watchdog' says it's down to just two GOB's in Kirkersville

Editor: And then there were two... Two GOB's (Good Ol' Boys) left, that is! Just like phlegm from a bad chest cold, the February council meeting in Kirkersville coughed up yet another GOB's resignation. More...

Mooney: 'Just don't call me mister '

Editor, Once again Village Administrator, Marsha Hall, mounts her inverted lecturing bucket and in her 2/7/09 letter, delivers a scathing denunciation of resident, "Mr. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy "Dottie" Ellison

Dorothy "Dottie" Ellison, of Thornville, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at her residence. Dorothy was a member of the Moose Lodge 1427 and F.O.E. No. 2801. Dorothy was loved by all. More...

Lawrence "Larry" Keating

A funeral service for Lawrence "Larry" Keating, 61 of Hebron was held Saturday February 14, 2009, in the Newark Chapel of Vensil-Orr & Chute Funeral Home with Bishop T.L. Kirk and Pastor James L. Kirk officiating. More...

Samuel Stanley Schaffner Jr.

Samuel Stanley Schaffner Jr., 85, passed away Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at Heartland Fairfield Nursing Center. Samuel was born in Baltimore on Dec. 14, 1923, to the late Samuel and Pauline Stalter Schaffner Sr. More...