April 24, 2010 RSS feed / News

State boating courses offered

BUCKEYE LAKE – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft is offering an 8-hour Ohio Boating Education Course on Saturday, April 24 and again on Saturday, May 15. More...

New Thornville police chief gets to work

THORNVILLE – Thornville Police Chief Darrell Ball hopes people won’t hesitate to call him because he’s new on the job. More...

Village works to eliminate pool deficit

MILLERSPORT – Village officials are working to get the village’s aging pool to break even this season. Thanks to poor weather and some unexpected repairs, the pool ran an $8,000 deficit last year. More...

Orange barrels are back

LAKE AREA – Here are a few sure signs of spring: robins, dandelions, and orange barrels. Just like clockwork, orange barrels are back with the largest road construction season in Ohio history. More...

Dawes sale set for May 15

JACKSONTOWN – Come spend Saturday, May 15 at the new and improved Plant Sale and Garden Fair featuring live and silent auctions. More...

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum - Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. More...

Lottery set for June 19 Cranberry Bog tour

COLUMBUS – Nature enthusiasts throughout Ohio are encouraged to enter a lottery to tour Ohio’s only floating island – Cranberry Bog State Nature Preserve in Buckeye Lake – during the bog’s annual open house from 9 a.m. More...

Fishing instructor training available

COLUMBUS – Any adult, group, or conservation club who has a sincere interest in taking kids fishing should consider becoming a certified Passport to Fishing instructor, according to the Ohio Division of Wildlife. More...

Union Township Trustees create trash district

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

Protect yourself from ticks

NEWARK – The Licking County Health Department reminds residents that now is the time to take precautions to protect themselves from tick borne diseases such as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Lyme Disease. More...

Don’t forget about grill safety as warm weather arrives

QUINCY, MA – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is reminding outdoor cooks not to forget about grill fire safety as the peak months for grill fires arrive. More...

Photo

Alturas Lodge #537 of Millersport (pictured above) recently held its annual inspection with Worshipful Master James Reed presiding. More...

Tree planting tips for Arbor Day

LONDONDERRY, NH – Celebrate the wondrous benefits of trees and make a wise investment by planting a shade tree in your yard! More...

Boating popularity in Ohio soars

COLUMBUS – The popularity of recreational boating has reached new heights in Ohio as a record number of watercraft— 419,364—were registered last year, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Waterc More...

Vacant lots to grow this summer

BUCKEYE LAKE – Buckeye Lake Village will be growing vacant lots this summer. More...

Free computer recycling at The Works

NEWARK – The Works museum in downtown Newark is accepting donations of old computers and other electronic equipment. The equipment will be used for educational purposes in the museum’s Invent Lab and then it will be recycled. More...

Barb Deavers wins Leaders for Learning award

NEWARK – Some of the community’s very best educators were recognized for inspiring future generations of citizens with the Licking County Foundation’s annual Leaders for Learning Award. More...