Top ten reasons for pontoon insurance claims



ALEXANDRIA, VA – Seaworthy, the newsletter from BoatU.S. that helps boaters and anglers prevent damage to their vessels and injuries, has looked into the causes of insurance claims for pontoon boats. Unlike the average fiberglass runabout, a pontoon boat’s aluminum construction and log hull forms set it apart in both on-thewater handling and maintenance. “These spacious boats make great platforms […]

‘Voinovich’s View’: Digital TV deadline nears



WASHINGTON – We are one month away from the most significant upgrade in television since the advent of color programming – the federally mandated switch from analog to digital television. In the Digital Television and Public Safety Act of 2005, Congress set a hard deadline of February 17, 2009, for television stations to replace traditional analog broadcasts. This switch from […]

License plate benefits horses



COLUMBUS – A new specialty license plate recognizing the horse industry is available through the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV). The special plates cost $30 annually, in addition to the usual registration fees. A portion of the plate fees, $20, will go to benefit the Ohio Coalition for Animals. The Ohio Coalition for Animals will disperse the collected funds […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Wonderful World of Wiggly Worms Series- Saturday, Jan. 10, 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Come along and find out about our planet’s friends—the mighty earthworms! We’ll use our worm bin to explore the worm’s habitat, behavior, needs and place in our lives. There will be plenty of worm information […]

State surplus auction set for Jan. 10



COLUMBUS – Various household appliances, home and office furniture and computer and electronic equipment will be among the items available for bid at the State of Ohio miscellaneous property auction Saturday, Jan. 10. The auction will be held at the Ohio Department of Administrative Services, General Services Division headquarters, 4200 Surface Road, Columbus. The doors open at 8 a.m.; the […]

North Shore project moving ahead



BUCKEYE LAKE – It’s not moving as quickly as once hoped, but it is moving. The dismal economy slowed progress on a Wachtel & McAnally Architects/Planners, Inc. project near the North Shore Boat Ramp, however developer Garry McAnally says construction continues. In fact, the center unit, now under consruction, has been sold. McAnally said the housing market woes convinced his […]

Heating bill assistance available



BUCKEYE LAKE – LEADS Community Action Agency now has funds available to assist income eligible households with their heating bills. Households must be in a disconnect status with their gas or electric bill, or at ten days or less on bulk fuel supply. For income guidelines and further information, contact the Buckeye Lake LEADS Center at 928-4481.

‘Watchdog’ puts on the green eyeshades



Editor: Lets face it, the way things are going, the tax $$ coming in are just not going to be there. So budgeting and planning is going to be a must from now on. But here is the problem, the Bowling Green GOB’s seem to have run the township mainly “by the seat of their pants”; budgeting, data analysis, planning, […]

Bowling Green Township residents tired of letters



Editor: The saga of Bowling Green Township continues into the New Year. As 30+ year residents of Bowling Green Township and residents who attend the township meetings, we want to express our disappointment with the constant negative letters about our township, its elected officials and the residents who live there. Even in the Christmas edition, when most people are seeking […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of January 12th. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Chicken patty sandwich, cheesy potatoes, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Twin burgers, oven fries, and choice of fruit. Wednesday: Salisbury steak, whipped potatoes/gravy, cherry cheese cake, and roll & butter. Thursday: Walking taco w/RF Doritos, buttered corn, choice of fruit, and Rice Krispy treat. Friday: Specialty pizza, […]


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