Girl Power!

Lady Lancers, Lions & Generals keep the season alive

PICKERINGTON – It’s up to the girls! None of the lake area baseball teams are still alive in tournament play. Lakewood Lancers were the last to fall when New Albany eliminated them in the district semi-final Monday by a 10-3 score. Three of the four lake area softball teams are competing in district finals this week. In Division II, the […]

FairfieldBeach substation staffing increased

MILLERSPORT – Village council members got more good news on efforts to improve the village’s water system. Mayor Dean Severance reported Tuesday night that the Ohio Public Works Commission approved a $200,000 grant/loan for Phase I of the water line replacement project. A new water line will be run along the village’s western border as part of a three phase […]

Buckeye Lake Village thanks Pastor Bev

BUCKEYE LAKE- Buckeye Lake will miss the passion and commitment of Bev Myers, Water’s Edge United Methodist Ministries pastor, said members of the Buckeye Lake Village Council. Council members presented Myers – known locally for spending 40 days and 40 nights in a tent beside Ohio 79 to raise money for her ministry’s new building – with a proclamation expressing […]

Memorial Day Parade set for May 26

BUCKEYE LAKE – The Second Annual Memorial Day Parade is set for 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 26. Sponsors are the Buckeye Lake Library and Greater Buckeye Lake Historical Society. The parade begins at the First Community Church on Ohio 79, continuing to the North Shore Boat Ramp. The parade celebrates the spirit of our community. Entry fees are $5 […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Night Hike- Friday, May 18, 8:30 – 10:30pm. Explore the curious noises and scents of the night on the ever-popular Dawes Arboretum Night Hike. Free, meet at the Visitors Center Deck Plant Sale & Auction- Saturday, May 19, 10am – 2pm. An incredible assortment of rare trees and shrubs […]

Here’s the first BLASST letter of the season


Hello and I hope everyone made it through winter without too much trauma. I know you’re happy to see the sun again at any rate. Much is going on around the lake, with the BLASST and in general. I’ve been home for only a week or so and have found everyone so busy now that the weather is bearable… The […]

Buckeye Lake needs to give it up and buy water


Well, notwithstanding the hope-filled article in The Advocate, here we are, with another season about to get under way, and Buckeye Lake still without water. Why? Because elected local officials continue to allow egos to interrupt common sense. Although I’m sure we will hear about how some “new” study is being considered, the fact is, we have been waiting at […]

Writer says he was told to stay out of Buckeye Lake


I recently returned to the Buckeye Lake area after a six-year absence. I missed the relaxed lifestyle and natural environment of the lake and had been looking forward to a release from the urban confusion of the city. I went to Buckeye Lake Hardware to purchase a stove and refrigerator where I found the service to be excellent and the […]

Senior apologizes for prank


To the Lakewood Community and School: I am a Lakewood High school senior who wants to apologize to my community, my school, my principle, and all of the Lakewood staff. I am apologizing for the embarrassment towards my parents, my school and their employees, community, and everyone involved. I did a senior prank and went too far. I wrote on […]

Another Letter: CBHA is trying to regulate everything in Cranberry Bay


A January 2 letter from the new President of Cranberry Bay Homeowners Association (CBHA) stated, “Since we are a new owner of an established development, the ODNR has made us a Marina.” Really? The new president of this VOLUNTARY association now claims that they OWN our development? As my mother used to say, that takes the cake! Section 1.3 of […]