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News

Analysis: Village property owners pay $228,200 a year for broken department

BUCKEYE LAKE – Village property owners are paying $228,200 a year for their disfunctional fire department. The funds come from a five mill property tax levy that is currently being collected at the rate of 4.92 mills on residential property. More...

Income tax increase for police on Nov. 6 ballot

BALTIMORE – Baltimore Police Chief Michael Tussey said a November income tax police levy would restore services to where they were before four village employees, including two officers, were laid off late last year. More...

Ban on texting while driving is in effect

COLUMBUS – It is now illegal to use any mobile communications device while driving in Ohio if you are under the age of 18. More...

Editorials & Letters

Buckeye Lake Village residents, visitors deserve better EMS

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Village officials are ignoring EMS problems

Editor: When I read The Beacon last week, I was really shocked to see that our elected village officials had blinders on. There seems to be three monkeys in the village administration: Hear No Evil, See No Evil and Speak No Evil. More...

Thanks to loyal Sweet Corn Festival runners

Editor: Thank you to all who turned out to run the Millersport Sweet Corn Festival 5K this past Saturday despite the bad weather. More...

Obituaries

Edward “Ed” Cupp Sr.

Edward “Ed” Cupp Sr., 57 of Hebron, passed away September 2, 2012. Family will receive friends on Friday, September 7, 2012, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Crouse- Kauber-Sammons Funeral Home, 225 N Main St., Johnstown. More...

Ralph David Loewendick

Ralph David Loewendick, 76, of Hebron, died September 3, 2012 at Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus. More...

Harriet McNamee

Harriet McNamee, age 88, passed away from a short illness July 22, 2012, in Livermore CA. She was a devoted Christian, who loved her family, her church, and her Lord. She was a loving wife of the late Charles “Mac” McNamee. More...