’20 Years in the Making’

Buckeye Lake Village celebrates groundbreaking

BUCKEYE LAKE – It was a big day for the Village of Buckeye Lake – possibly the biggest. “This day has been 20 years in the making,” said Buckeye Lake Mayor Frank Foster as he opened an official groundbreaking ceremony for the village’s new $7 million public water project at the Nor th Shore Boat Ramp Wednesday afternoon. Several representatives […]

Special Olympics Fun Day set for June 26

HEBRON – The Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run is coming through Hebron on Friday, June 25. The torch, one of four heading from the corners of the state to the opening ceremony Friday at OSU’s Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium, is expected to arrive at noon. Statewide, the Kroger Company is presenting the Torch Run which is the single largest […]

No. 88 car coming to Baltimore

BALTIMORE – Dale Earnhart Jr.’s No. 88 Amp car will be at Baltimore Market IGA Express from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 2. As last year, the appearance will benefit Christ United Methodist Church’s “Sending Love Over There” project. Since February 2007, Christ United Methodist Church of Baltimore has been sending weekly boxes of food and personal […]

Walnut Township to enforce one shed rule

MILLERSPORT – “A” shed and “an” accessory building are allowed per dwelling in Walnut Township, Zoning Inspector Ralph Reeb explained Tuesday night. “We have places at Fairfield Beach that have three or four sheds,” he added. But it’s not just Fairfield Beach where property owners and tenants have ignored the one shed limit. Reeb has sent out several letters to […]

Streetlights to stay on

BUCKEYE LAKE – Buckeye Lake Village’s 201 streetlights will not go dark after June 30. Council members reversed their decision last month to turn off the streetlights June 30 after voters turned down a levy earmarked for the light.. Residents rejected a one-mill operating levy in May, 82 to 91 against. Instead, council agreed to operate the streetlights at least […]


Boat parade set for July 4

BUCKEYE LAKE – The Buckeye Lake Area Civic Association’s annual boat parade will form off Lieb’s Island at noon on Saturday, July 4. The traditional boat parade will follow the North Bank then past Harbor Hills. The parade will break up off Captain Woody’s. Jack Gorham will be Grand Marshall – an appropriate choice given this year’s Big Band Boom […]

Signs of Ohio real estate market turnaround emerge

COLUMBUS – While home sales activity throughout Ohio continues to lag the levels posted a year ago, there are some indications that the market is beginning to exhibit positive signs of a turnaround, reports the Ohio Association of REALTORS ®. “Ohio’s housing marketplace has undoubtedly mirrored the sluggishness of the nation’s economic downturn, with few buyers and lower prices prevalent […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Going Green with The Dawes Arboretum – Wednesday, July 1, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Free, registration required by June 29, at the Visitors Center, This program is open to newcomers to Going Green with The Dawes Arboretum as well as those who participated in the first session in […]

Fireworks debris latest issue with Snug Harbor developer

Editor: On Saturday, June 13, the developer of Snug Harbor behind my house chose to have a fireworks show after a concert. During the show, remnants of the fireworks fell on our property. Some of the pieces were still burning and had the ability to put our family and property at risk. We called the Thorn Township Fire Department and […]