February 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Village demo list is down to six properties

MILLERSPORT – The list of properties meeting the criteria for demolition via the Moving Ohio Forward program fell to six for the second reading of the proposed resolution on Feb. 12. They are: • 12280 Lancaster St. • 2687 Summit St. More...

Hebron nets $252,000 for pipeline easement

HEBRON – Village council members unanimously approved a $334,700 payment from Enterprise Products Partners February 13 for an easement to cross the village’s wellfield just north of I-70. More...

Lakewood to pursue solar power again

HEBRON – Lakewood School Board members unanimously agreed Feb. 13 to begin working with the Solar Planet Company to derive roughly 60 percent of the district’s power needs from solar panels. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of February 25. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: No School. Tuesday: Tostados w/beef, cheese, refried beans, Spanish rice, and choice of fruit. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Feb. 12: An officer investigated an incident of possible physical abuse of a mentally challenged person. More...

Editorials & Letters

‘A good start’

That’s how Buckeye Lake Village Mayor Rick Baker described last week’s one-hour EMS meeting with Hebron officials. More...

Council’s rejection of LEADS plan criticized

Editor: How disappointing, but not surprising to learn that the Buckeye Lake Village Council refused to support a plan by LEADS to construct affordable housing for low income families on vacant lots in the village. More...

What does Buckeye Lake Council know that Baltimore doesn’t?

Editor: Just in case anyone missed last week’s Beacon, Buckeye Lake Village Council basically “killed” a 30 dwelling “low income” housing development. More...

Obituaries

Nancy Casto Benson

Nancy Casto Benson, 88, a native of Columbus and current resident of Delray Beach, Florida, passed away peacefully in her sleep February 12, 2013, at her home with her loving family and kitties at her side. More...

John Bishop

A Celebration of Life Service will be held for John Bishop of Heath on Saturday February 23, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at The Old Country Church, 101 South 5th Street, Newark. More...

Howard H. Jasper

Howard H. Jasper, 72, of Baltimore, passed away February 19, 2013, at his residence. Howard was born March 8, 1940, in Columbus, to the late Horace and Loumetta Snyder Jasper. More...