July 24, 2010 RSS feed / News

New Licking County library director selected

NEWARK – Babette Wofter was named Licking County Library Director late last week. She is the system’s current assistant director and will replace Director Steven Hawk August 23. More...

Voinovich statement on unemployment extension vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator George V. Voinovich (R-Ohio), ranking member of the Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, released the following statement Tuesday on the stand-alone unemployment insurance extension: More...

‘Progress’ on fire contract?

HEBRON – Union Township Trustee President John Slater said fire contract negotiations between the township and the Village of Hebron are “working out,” but Hebron Mayor Clifford Mason questions how much progress is being made. More...

Trustees award road resurfacing contract

JACKSONTOWN – There weren’t any disputes or questions about Licking Township’s road resurfacing solicitation this year. More...

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Nearly 100 Hebron residents and Ohio National Road Association members turned out Wednesday, July 14 to see two Ohio National Road Interpretive Signs unveiled. More...

Final Lakewood levy forum this Sunday

HEBRON – Lakewood School District voters with questions about the levy on the August 3 ballot have one more opportunity to ask questions and get more information. • Sunday, July 25 from 1 - 4 p.m. at Hebron’s Canal Park. More...

Urgent need for blood donors

COLUMBUS – The American Red Cross in Central Ohio has an urgent need for blood donors. Every two seconds, someone in America needs blood. More...

Things to do…

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

State Fair sets agriculture attractions

COLUMBUS— With a rich history of celebrating agriculture, its products and those involved in the industry, the 2010 Ohio State Fair continues the tradition with an array of agricultural attractions on the schedule. More...

Baltimore is a work in progress

BALTIMORE – Baltimore Village Administrator Marsha Hall said there are many community improvement projects under way within the village, many of which are funded at least partially through grants. More...

Last call for Class of 1970 reunion

BALTIMORE – The Liberty Union- Thurston Class of 1970 is holding its 40th Reunion on Saturday, August 7. The Classes of 1969 and 1971 are invited to participate. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. More...

Buckeye Lake envisions a downtown

BUCKEYE LAKE – A successful town center is based on strong businesses, Jeff Siegler, director of revitalization for Heritage Ohio, told Buckeye Lake Mayor Rick Baker and several village officials Monday night. More...

OSU President visits Millersport

MILLERSPORT – It had all the trappings of a political campaign stop for a candidate for governor, senator or president. More...

Millersport voters to see levies for police, streets

MILLERSPORT – John Shirk is Millersport’s Police Chief, Mayor Dean Severence said at the July 13 village council meeting. More...

FREE tire disposal this Saturday at Lakewood High School

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...

Tom Sawyer House is a refuge for youth

BUCKEYE LAKE - A comfortable bed, food, video games, computer access, a welcoming fireplace ... the new Tom Sawyer House is more than a temporary respite for homeless youth. It’s a home, because there’s love. More...

Fairfield Medical sees increase in Pertussis cases

LANCASTER – Over the last several months, Fairfield Medical Center’s Infection Control Department has observed an increase in the number of Pertussis cases (also known as whooping cough) in our community. More...

What’s new at the Farm Science Review

LONDON –Throughout its 48-year history, Ohio State University’s Farm Science Review has been at the forefront of showcasing the future of agriculture. More...

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Last month, the Buckeye Lake Area Civic Association donated an American flag and pole to the Walnut Township Fairfield Beach Family Park. 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...