October 23, 2010 RSS feed / Editorials & Letters

Writer responds to anti-levy letter

Editor: Last week’s letter from Dave Kenmir of Thornville on the Lakewood Local School District levy (“Writer says your vote will force reform”) contained too many errors to rebut in 250 words. More...

Tory supports Schaffer

Editor: I’m now a Florida resident so I don’t get to vote here anymore. So I’m asking readers to vote on my behalf in at least one race. Tim Schaffer is running for reelection as our State Senator in the 31st District. More...

‘What kind of place do you want to live’

Editor: Please join me in voting FOR Lakewood schools on November 2nd. As a teacher and taxpayer of the Lakewood district, I am proud to support our EXCELLENT schools. Here are some points I’d like my constituents to consider. More...

Schaffer makes his case for your support

Editor: I ask Beacon readers for your vote for the Ohio Senate 31st district because I am focused on a vision for our communities’ future - creating jobs by cutting taxes and reshaping Ohio’s regulatory structure, leading anti-corrupti More...

More support for Schaffer

Editor, The Nov. 2nd election is quickly approaching and it is important to make sure proven leaders are in place in our state senate. Tim Schaffer, candidate for Ohio Senate, is serving our area with integrity and hard work. More...

More support for Lakewood levy

Editor: While I am not eager to pay more taxes, I do support the Lakewood Levy. The current budget problem relates directly to Ohio’s failed education funding system. More...

Lakewood community needs your help

Editor: The Lakewood community needs help! We are in such need of positive backing, people to stand behind us as a caring community. You are all we have. More...

Van Horn supported for county commissioner

Editor: I am writing this letter in support of Jane Van Horn who is running for Perry County Commissioner. I have known Jane since I was her student at Junction City Elementary. I believe she would do a great job as a commissioner. More...

Writer tired of waking up to hunters’ gunshots

Editor: A “special” thank you to all of you exceptionally brave men who shoot and kill ducks for entertainment on the weekends at Buckeye Lake. More...

I support Lakewood for the students

Editor: I’ve read Mr. Kenmir’s negative letters towards the Lakewood School levy and all I get from them is that he has a beef with unions. More...

Thanks for supporting Fields of Faith

Editor The Laker Fellowship of Christian Athletes would like to thank the following businesses, groups and individuals for making our annual Fields of Faith on Oct .13. a success. We are deeply grateful! More...

Reelect Lonnie Wood

Editor: In this bad economy, we can’t afford an on-the-job training for our county commissioners. We need someone with experience working to bring jobs to Perry County. That’s why I support Lonnie Wood for Perry County Commissioner. More...

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 Nov. 2 ballot. It has been The Beacon’s long-standing policy not to print election letters in the final issue before an election. More...

Trustee supports Lakewood

Editor: To our friends, neighbors, and residents throughout the Lakewood School District: I am currently a Licking Township Trustee and a former two term Lakewood School Board member. More...

Thornville levies are critical

Thornville Village voters will see two levies on the Nov. 2 ballot – a 2.4 mill, five-year General Operating levy, and a 1.0 mill, five- year General Operating levy. These levies become effective January 1, 2011. More...

Writer wants Yates on the run if she needs paramedics

Editor: There’s a rumor going around that Millersport Fire Chief Bill Yates is not certified as a paramedic and doesn’t go on runs. More...

Street supervisor explains Millersport street levy

Editor: For the last 21 years I have had the pleasure and honor of serving Millersport residents by working for our Village Street Department. More...

Former council member confused about parking lot

Editor: Here is the definition of “parking lot” I found in the Merriam- Webster oline: an area used for the parking of motor vehicles. More...

Why it’s great to live here

Editor: What does living in Hebron mean to you? I grew up in Canton and then lived in Westerville for 20 years. In 2005, we moved to Hebron. We love living here and wouldn’t consider ever moving. And here’s why: 1. More...

Team mother says bullying claims false

Editor: I’m responding to the Letter to the Editor in last week’s Beacon from Penny Arnett concerning bullying from the Millersport football team towards her son. More...

Now is the time to vote for Lakewood

Editor: I fear that many who would vote against the Lakewood School levy would do so because they are upset about a particular issue. More...

More support for Schaffer

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Writers mourn Baltimore Hometown Classic closing

Editor: Goodbye, Baltimore Hometown Classic Market. We just wanted to take a moment to thank, John Long, for 11 great years as owner of Baltimore’s Hometown Classic Market. We are sad to hear of your store closing. More...

‘Lakewood is not just a school’

Editor: This is what Lakewood means to me. Lakewood is not just a school. It is my second home. I usually end up spending more time here then my regular home, but it’s not because I have to. It’s because I want to. More...

Thanks to Chief Shirk

Editor: Thank you, Police Chief John Shirk. I recently received a copy of the Millersport Police Department Community Resource Program that you diligently worked long hours to make available to protect the citizens of Millersport. More...

Thanks for supporting Coins 4 The Cure

Editor: The Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 1388 had a wonderful day for their first annual “Coins 4 The Cure”. The good folks of Millersport and area came to our need with a total donation of $645.25. More...