February 13, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Bids due Feb. 23 for new middle school

BALTIMORE – Bids for Liberty Union-Thurston’s new middle school are due Tuesday, Feb. 23. A pre-bid meeting is set for Feb. 16. More...

Houses set for demolition

BUCKEYE LAKE – It’s about cleaning up the village – literally. More...

COTC Discovery Day set for Feb. 19

NEWARK – Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) will hold its next Discovery Day information session on Friday, February 19, in the John L. and Christine Warner Library & Student Center , 1219 University Drive, on COTC’s Newark Campus. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of February 15. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: No School - Presidents’ Day Tuesday: Bosco sticks w/ dip, buttered corn, and choice of fruit. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Feb. 4: A North Bank Road man said someone stole several items from his house three or four months ago. • Feb. 6: Police assisted Hebron Police with a domestic dispute. More...

Editorials & Letters

Letters to the Editor

Your letters are welcomed and encouraged. We prefer typewritten letters of 250 words or less. All letters must be signed and include your name, address, and a daytime phone number where we can reach you for confirmation purposes. More...

$500 for best BLASST theme

Editor: Well with 20+” of snow lying around everywhere and freezing cold temperatures, its hard to believe that soon we will be entertaining weekend friends, boating, and focusing on 4th of July festivities. More...

Barking at the ‘Watchdog’

Editor: My February 6th copy of the Beacon arrived wet and sticky due to Ms. Mansfield’s foaming at the mouth all over the Editorial Page. None the less, Ms. More...

Obituaries

Ruth Riley Drake

Ruth Riley Drake, 92, passed away on February 3, 2010, at the residence of her daughter and son-in-law, Julia D. and Andrew G. Alfred, in Millersport. Born April 25, 1917, in Akron, she was the daughter of Julia Almasi Riley Cookson, and John F. More...

Richard P. “Dick” Gordon

Richard P. “Dick” Gordon, 79, of Thornville, died February 7, 2010, at Pickering House in Lancaster. Dick was born November 18, 1930, in Glenford, the son of the late Robert A. and Goldie Gordon. More...

Beatrice Jean Griffith

A graveside funeral service, celebrating the life of Beatrice Jean Griffith, 85, of Buckeye Lake, was held February 8, 2010, at Glen Rest Memorial Estates, with Fr. William J Ferguson as celebrant. More...