July 31, 2010 RSS feed / News

Women’s triathlete appreciates support

MILLERSPORT – Julie Rechel admits to becoming a little lost during the swimming event of last weekend’s Columbus Trek Women Triathlon Series event at Buckeye Lake, but that didn’t stop her from winning with a time of one hour, six More...

Beat the heat: How to save on energy bills this summer

COLUMBUS – Residential consumers can save money on their energy bills while staying cool this summer. More...

Average homes sale price continues to rise in June

COLUMBUS – Home sales activity in Ohio posted large increases in June, as buyers continue to finalize purchases resulting from the federal home buyer tax credit program that expired in April, according to statistics provided to the Ohio Associ More...

Free tire collection exceeds expectations

HEBRON – Waste tires were still being loaded into trailers Tuesday afternoon at Lakewood High School. from the first of two free scrap tire drop off events this summer. More...

Conservation Reserve Program sign-up set

COLUMBUS – The wait is over for farmers and landowners seeking the opportunity to enroll their farmland in the popular Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). More...

Things to do…

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

Street repaving should start soon

BUCKEYE LAKE – Residents should begin spotting Chemcote Asphalt Paving Company vehicles around Buckeye Lake Village by the end of the week, but the entire repaving project likely won’t be complete until near the end of August, said Bucke More...

Three area musicians make All-Ohio State Fair Band

COLUMBUS— The All-Ohio State Fair Band (AOSFB) has announced its membership for the 2010 Ohio State Fair. The All-Ohio State Fair Band was founded in 1925 and continues its tradition of exceptional music in the 21st century. More...

Fatal crash closes I-70

HEBRON – I-70 was completely shut down and traffic diverted to US 40 through Hebron after a fatal three-vehicle crash near the Ohio 79 interchange Wednesday morning. More...

Sun Safety: Simple steps to shield your skin

COLUMBUS – Whether you’re vacationing at the beach, working outside or just relaxing in the backyard, even a moderate amount of exposure to the sun’s rays damage your skin and even cause cancer. More...

Harmful algal blooms showing up in ponds

COLUMBUS – Harmful algal blooms, like those affecting Grand Lake St. More...

Someone you should know: Nelson Trimmer

The Nelson Trimmer File Name: Nelson Trimmer Age: 91 Lake Area Resident Since: 1945 Claim to Fame: WWII veteran, former Millersport mayor, volunteer firefighter A Favorite Memory: Flying around the Eiffel Tower in a glass-nose P38J More...

Fairmount Mound to be re-blessed

JACKSONTOWN – The Native American Indian Center of Central Ohio and Fairmount Presbyterian Church are sponsoring a re-blessing ceremony for the Native American mound located next to the church. More...

“Locally Grown” event at Hebron Kroger’s on Saturday

COLUMBUS – Fresh picked fruits and vegetables, picnic grilled meats and smooth, creamy ice cream are on tap for Kroger’s 3rd annual “Locally Grown” event, scheduled for Saturday, July 31, noon until 2 p.m. More...

Lots to do at ODNR’s Natural Resources Park at State Fair

COLUMBUS — Visitors to the Ohio State Fair will find a break from the hustle of the midway at the Natural Resources Park, located in the southeast corner of the fairgrounds. More...