September 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Analysis: Disfunctional Buckeye Lake EMS needs change NOW

BUCKEYE LAKE – Mayor Rick Baker took a couple of baby steps Monday night toward addressing the well-documented failures of the village’s EMS program. He named four of the five members of an advisory committee. More...

Mayor appoints fire department committee

BUCKEYE LAKE – Mired in controversy following an in-depth study by The Beacon revealing large gaps in the department’s staffing schedule that affect response times, Buckeye Lake Mayor Rick Baker announced during Monday night’s counc More...

Community Health Assessment finished

NEWARK – The Licking County Health Department has released its 2012 Community Health Assessment. More...

Obituaries

Andrew Collins, Sr.

A graveside service for Andrew Collins, Sr., 76, will be held on September 14, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at the Fairmount Cemetery, Jacksontown, with Pastor Bruce Dollings as celebrant. More...

Harriet McNamee

Harriet McNamee, age 88 and formerly of Millersport, passed away from a short illness on July 22, 2012, in Livermore CA. She was a devoted Christian, who loved her family, her church, and her Lord. More...

Linda Ann Parkinson

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Linda Ann Leavitt Parkinson, 69, of Buckeye Lake, was held September 12, 2012, in the Thornville home of The Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral & Cremation Service, with burial following at Zion Ridge Cemeter More...

Editorials & Letters

Why have so many residents chosen apathy?

Editor: On Monday, I finally made it to a Buckeye Lake Council meeting after forgetting to go (probably subconsciously) to the last four. I wasn’t surprised - just a lot of examples of officials not doing their jobs. More...

Committee: Too little, too late

Editor: At the 9/10 Buckeye Lake Village Council meeting, Mayor Baker finally addressed some issues surrounding the fire department. I applaud his move to appoint an advisory committee, however, it’s too little too late. More...

Thanks to charity car show supporters

Editor: On behalf of all members of the Buckeye Lake Eagles, we want to thank the following businesses and individuals for their generous donations towards our 16th annual charity car show on August 19th. More...

Police Report

Police reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Sept. 3: A Walnut Road man was arrested on a warrant out of Heath. • Sept. 4: Two drivers were each cited for running a stop sign on Mill Dam Road. More...