July 3, 2010 RSS feed / News

Switch to exclusive trash contract will surprise many residents

UNION TOWNSHIP – Big O Refuse said it was ready to start its three-year contract as Union Township’s exclusive residential trash hauler on July 1. More...

Luzio responds to cat claim, defends record

NEWARK – Licking County Dog Warden Jon Luzio, who is retiring Sept. 30, disagreed with Union Township resident Joan Settina’s comment she made during the Union Township Trustees’ June 21 meeting. More...

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The Wednesday night trivia crowd at Papa Boo’s donated $3,000 to BLASST last week. Trivia Nite with Dan N Randy started some 12 years ago. More...

Focus will be on impaired boaters

COLUMBUS – The arrival of a three-day Fourth of July holiday weekend, July 3-5, signals what is generally the busiest recreational boating weekend of the season. More...

Get rid of tires free

HEBRON – The Licking County Health Department is holding two free scrap tire drop off events this summer. The first one is set for Saturday, July 24, at Lakewood High School, 9331 Lancer Drive off US 40. More...

Library Friends successfully start to-be-annual 5K walk

BUCKEYE LAKE – More than 50 walkers braved the 90 degree heat June 26 for the Friends of the Buckeye Lake Library Inaugural 5K Walk along the historic Ohio-Erie Canal. More...

Sea to Shining Sea bike riders to cross Licking County July 12

HEBRON – A team of exceptional athletes, many of whom are wounded Iraq and Afghanistan veterans representing all military branches, will be traveling across Ohio July 9 -14, as a part of World T.E.A.M. More...

Trustees fine tune road resurfacing list

JACKSONTOWN – Licking Township Trustees have made several changes to their 2010 road resurfacing project list. More...

New flood control plan emerging

BUCKEYE LAKE – The South Licking Watershed Conservancy District has scrapped plans for a dry dam west of Ohio 37 and a bypass channel north of I-70 to alleviate flooding from the South Fork of the Licking River in the Buckeye Lake area. More...

Public forums on Lakewood levy set

HEBRON – Lakewood School District voters with questions about the levy on the August 3 ballot have three opportunities to ask questions and get more information. The Lancer Pride Committee is sponsoring three community forums during July. More...

Trustees cut back road resurfacing plans

MILLERSPORT – Projections of a significant budget shortfall in 2011 prompted Walnut Township Trustees Tuesday night to cut back their original road resurfacing plan for this summer. More...

New fire station to open in July

THORNVILLE – The Thornville/ Thorn Township Fire Department will have a lot more room in mid-July when it moves into its new building near the North Church Street and Zion Road intersection. More...

Street repaving could slip to August

BUCKEYE LAKE – Buckeye Lake Mayor Rick Baker believes the village is still on track to start repaving its streets sometime this month. More...

Car #24 visit benefits area troops in Afghanistan, Iraq

BALTIMORE – Hundreds turned out last Friday afternoon to see Jeff Gordon’s # 24 car at Baltimore Market IGA. More...

Things to do…

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

Last call for BLACA boat parade

LIEB’S ISLAND – There is a new starting time and an expanded kickoff ceremony for the Buckeye Lake Area Civic Association’s Annual 4th of July Boat Parade. More...

BLACA Tour of Homes returns August 8

BUCKEYE LAKE – The Buckeye Lake Area Civic Association’s annual Tour of Homes returns for its 25th Anniversary Edition on Sunday, August 8. More...