THORNVILLE – Thorn Township Trustee Chairman Tim Phipps said during the July 8 trustees meeting that he doesn’t want to allow any more fireworks displays at the Snug Harbor development off of Custers Point Road. Last month, Snug Harbor developer Marty Finta hosted a large-scale celebration of the development’s progress complete with fireworks and Smooth Jazz concert. At least two […]
JACKSONTOWN – A Girl Scout twilight camp is set for July 27 -30 at The Dawes Arboretum. The camp will run from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. each evening. The cost is $35. Call Joni at 928-7296 for more information and to register.
HEBRON – Lakewood School District Pupil Services Director Arnie Ettenhofer predicts the district will achieve 24 standards of 30 on the state exam, earning the district an “effective” rating. “I’m guessing we’ll be ‘effective’ this year, but that’s just a guess,” he said during the Lakewood School Board’s July 8 meeting. Ettenhofer said achieving 24 standards would be two more […]
BUCKEYE LAKE – Voters will have another chance to keep Buckeye Lake Village lit at night as Buckeye Lake Village Council members voted to place a onemill levy on the November ballot solely for the purpose of operating, maintaining, and possibly adding streetlights. Monday night, council member Drew Bourne said a onehalf mill levy might cover the electricity needed to […]
NEWARK – The Works museum in downtown Newark is accepting donations of old computers and other electronic equipment. The equipment will be used for educational purposes in the museum’s Invent Lab and then it will be recycled. In the Invent Lab, children use hand tools to take apart the donated computers, keyboards, small printers, VCRs, telephones, radios and other electronic […]
BUCKEYE LAKE – A 14- year-old Buckeye Lake girl reported that her mother beat their six-pound Chihuahua, Zoey, to death. According to a Buckeye Lake police report, Patrolman Bruce Edwards had just finished a domestic standby as a Pataskala man picked up his 14-year-old daughter from his ex-wife’s Buckeye Lake residence July 7. The man told Edwards that his daughter […]