November 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

News

New grading system considered for elementary students

BALTIMORE – Letter grades for Grades 2 through 4 may be replaced by standards-based reporting, elementary school principal Linda Rainey told Liberty Union- Thurston School Board members Monday night. More...

Mayor holding open door session

BALTIMORE – Mayor Bob Kalish is holding an Open Door session from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Baltimore branch of the Fairfield County District Library. More...

Calls for new chief continue

BUCKEYE LAKE – Creation of an oversight committee and a defeated levy haven’t quelled some residents’ calls for new leadership of the Buckeye Lake Fire Department. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of November 19. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Cheeseburger on WG bun, oven fries, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Mini corn dogs, baked beans w/scoops, and choice of fruit. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Baltimore • Nov. 1: A North Walnut Street mother told police her son had run away. Police located him at his father’s residence and returned him to his mother. More...

Editorials & Letters

Cats are protected by law

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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...

Buckeye Lake voters thanked for levy defeat

Editor: I want to thank Buckeye Lake Village voters for turning down the fire levy renewal. The vote tells Village Council members that we need to pull this village back together. To do that, we need new leadership in our fire department. More...

Obituaries

Warren B. “Cubby” Carrol

Warren B. “Cubby” Carroll, 88, of Glenford, formerly of Grafton, WV, and Macclenny, Florida, died November 12, 2012, at Select Specialty Hospital in Columbus. Cubby was born December 3, 1923, in Grafton, WV, the son of the late Willie B. More...

William Junior Howdyshell

William Junior Howdyshell, age 90 of Pickerington, passed away Nov. 9, 2012, at the Pickering House. He was born on March 13, 1922, in Logan, to William and Lucy Mohler Howdyshell. He worked for the Boeing International Corp. More...

Earl Wright Hundley

A funeral service for Earl Wright Hundley, 85, of Buckeye Lake, was held Nov. 13, 2012, Tuesday at First Community Church, Buckeye Lake, with Pastor Kevin Blade officiating. Burial followed in Fairmount Cemetery. More...