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Earth Day volunteers at North Shore

BUCKEYE LAKE – Cold blustery winds weren’t enough to stop about 20 community minded volunteers from planting trees and shrubs, and picking up trash at the North Shore Boat Ramp Wednesday morning to honor Earth Day. Several Sheridan High School students were among the volunteers. “We warned them it would be cold,” said Beth Wickerham, intervention specialist at Sheridan High […]

Pool will open again this summer

MILLERSPORT – A parking ban on Lancaster Street from Mill to Main streets enacted in March drew some questions from Lancaster Street residents at last Tuesday’s council meeting. Mayor Dean Severance opened the discussion by stating that he wished that the three reading rule for the ordinance banning parking hadn’t been suspended. “Why just that one block?” Lancaster Street resident […]

Ecolab closure hurts Hebron

HEBRON – Ecolab’s closure is bad news for the Village of Hebron, as well as the plant’s employees. The company announced April 15 that the Hebron facility would shut down by October, leaving 131 employees without local jobs. The company will interview the Hebron employees willing to transfer from Hebron to another Ecolab facility either in Martinsburg, West Virginia, or […]

Still no fire/EMS contract

HEBRON – Union Township Trustees still haven’t signed a 2009 contract with the Hebron Fire Department, nearly five months into the new contract year. Monday night, trustees said they were uncomfortable with a 10 percent administration fee associated with processing a report detailing EMS billing income specifically generated in Union Township. MED 3000, the company that administrates EMS billing for […]

Millersport Eastern Star celebrating 100 year anniversary May 6

MILLERSPORT – The Millersport Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star is celebrating its 100th Anniversary on Wednesday, May 6. All present and former members are invited to attend. The Worthy Grand Matron, Peg Reiterman and the Worthy Grand Patron, Ken Scott of the Grand Chapter of Ohio will be visiting the chapter that night and they will also honoring […]

Ground breaking for track set

MILLERSPORT – It’s been 20 some years in the making, but Millersport High School is finally getting an all-weather track. The school’s volunteer track and field committee is celebrating with a ground breaking ceremony at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29 at the high school football stadium. Walnut Township School District board members unanimously approved two contracts at their April […]

Cranberry Bog clean-up days set

BUCKEYE LAKE – Friends of Cranberry Bog, working with ODNR’s Division of Natural Areas and Preserves, have scheduled two clean-up days this year. They are set for the first two Saturdays in May from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Friends and the Division of Natural Areas and Preserves are being joined by the […]

Park National partners with Dawes

NEWARK – The Park National Bank recently announced Grow Green, a special campaign to increase usership of electronic bank statements, an environmentally friendly service, and also to support The Dawes Arboretum. Park has pledged to donate $1 for each person who signs up for the free eStatement service through May 2. Clients enjoy the simplicity, quickness and enhanced security of […]

Help for struggling homeowners this weekend

HEBRON – The Licking County Save Our Homes Task Force is sponsoring a “Borrowers Outreach Day” to help people facing foreclosure and those who want to make sure it doesn’t happen to them. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, at Creative Catering, 925 West Main Street, Hebron.. Other sponsors of Borrowers […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Arbor Day Festival- Saturday April 25, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Free, It’s Arbor Day at last! Festival activities usher in spring and summer at The Arboretum, our busiest times. This Arbor Day Festival is an opportunity to learn about and show appreciation for what Mother Nature gives us […]