April 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Union Township Trustees create trash district

HEBRON – No toter, no contract! The Union Township Trustees unanimously approved a township trash district Monday night. More...

Analysis: How do Lakewood school taxes stack up?

HEBRON – Lakewood School District voters face a critical decision on May 4. The district is seeking an additional 9.9 mill emergency operating levy for the next 10 years. More...

North Shore Boat Ramp closures set

BUCKEYE LAKE – Phase II construction at the North Shore Boat Ramps recently began. Temporary closures have been set for asphalt resurfacing. More...

Obituaries

Carl E. Heskett

Carl E. Heskett, 77, formerly of Johnstown, passed away at his Buckeye Lake home on Friday, April 16, 2010. A funeral service was held April 20, 2010, at Crouse-Kauber Sammons Funeral Home, Johnstown, with. Pastor Tom Myers officiating. More...

James L. King

James L. King, 68 of Millersport, passed away Saturday, April 17, 2010 at The Pickering House after a hard-fought battle with cancer. He was a lifelong farmer in Millersport and member of the First Presbyterian Church of Lancaster. More...

Paul E. Shipman

Paul E. Shipman, age 66, of Hebron, passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2010, at his residence. He was born July 21, 1943, in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania to the late Lawrence P. and Cleda E. (McCaullogh) Shipman. 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...

This is it for election letters!

This is our last week for letters about candidates and issues on the May 4 ballot. It has been The Beacon’s long-standing policy not to print election letters in the final issue before an election. More...

BLASST theme suggestions pouring in; show set for July 2

Editor: July 2nd is just around the corner, and the BLASST is moving forward! I want to thank everyone who suggested themes for this year. I never thought we would receive more than 30 suggestions. More...

Schools

Jackson Intermediate names honor students

HEBRON – Jackson Intermediate School recently named its honor students for the third nine-week grading period. Principal’s List More...

Liberty Union High School names honor students

BALTIMORE – Liberty Union High School recently named its honor students for the third nine-week grading period. Gold Card - All A’s More...

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of April 26. 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. Buckeye Lake • April 16: A Hebron man was cited for failing to have assured clear distance from the vehicle ahead of him when his pick-up truck rear-ended another on Walnut Road. More...