March 7, 2009 RSS feed / News

Red Cross seeking stories

LANCASTER - We've all been touched in some way by the American Red Cross. Celebrate Red Cross Month by taking part in the Change a Life contest. Entering is easy. More...

Screening can prevent colon cancer

NEWARK - The Licking County Health Department is working to increase awareness of colon, or colorectal, cancer. Colon cancer is sometimes called the "silent killer," since it often has no symptoms. More...

Hebron blood drive set for March 12

HEBRON - What's your blood type? If you are O-positive or O-negative, you have a particularly special gift. More...

Future of Buckeye Lake Library at stake in budget discussions

BUCKEYE LAKE - The Licking County Library system may shut down the Buckeye Lake Library to help trim its budget, but that's only one option. More...

Children, teens need to eat more fruits, vegetables

COLUMBUS - Children and teenagers tend to rely too much on juice for their fruit intake and on french fries for their vegetable intake, according to an Ohio State University study. More...

Ohio EPA blasts possible vehicle emission testing in central Ohio

COLUMBUS - Ohio EPA recently testified at a hearing in Washington, D.C., to express serious concerns about U.S. EPA proposing to downgrade the air quality status of two Ohio metropolitan areas under the 1997 ozone standard. U.S. More...

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum - Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Maple Syrup Madness - Now through Saturday, March 7, Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sundays, 1 - 4 p.m. Free, at the Log Cabin. More...

Agreement near on fire/EMS contract with Hebron

HEBRON - Signing on the dotted line is all that may be left to do. More...

More senior housing planned

HEBRON - Board of Planning and Zoning members unanimously agreed Monday night to recommend that Hebron Village Council rezone a 7.65 acre tract from Manufacturing (M-1) to Residential Multi-Family (R- 5). More...

Buckeye Lake water bids come in under estimate

BUCKEYE LAKE - A dozen contractors competed for the opportunity to construct the Village of Buckeye Lake's public water distribution system. Sealed bids were opened and read publicly Feb. 26 at the Village Hall. More...

IRS Tips: Five important tax credits

CINCINNATI - Check it out! You might be eligible for a tax credit. A tax credit is a dollar-fordollar reduction of taxes owed. Some credits are even refundable. That means you might receive a refund rather than owe any taxes. More...

One Capt'n Woody's owner pleads guilty

COLUMBUS - An owner of Capt'n Woody's Pub and Grub in Avondale pleaded guilty to tax fraud and drug related charges. More...

Ohio home sales activity dipped in January

COLUMBUS - Ohio home sales activity dipped in January, as anxious buyers continued to remain on the sidelines as a result of the economic downturn affecting the country, reports the Ohio Association of REALTORS ®. 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...

How to protect ground water

WESTERVILLE - Whether you own a water well or not, every person can do something to protect ground water and reduce risks to the water supply, the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) said today in recognizing National Ground Water Awareness W More...