ODNR Sentences Swans to Death



FAIRFIELD BEACH – Some Island Avenue area residents are furious over an April 23 Ohio Division of Wildlife order authorizing some weekend residents to destroy a Mute swan family, which built a nest on their property at the end of Island Avenue. Jeffrey Gerling who owns the property with his sister, Christine Heimrich, said in a written statement to The […]

It’s time to use some vision on EMS/fire contract



It’s becoming an annual rite of spring, sometimes moving well into the summer. The ‘it’ is the annual dispute over the renewal of the EMS/fire services contract between the Village of Hebron and Union Township. Hebron provides EMS/fire services under contract to the unincorporated part of the township that is south of the CSX railroad. This writer thought negotiations would […]

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Gerling statement on Mute swans



Jeffey Gerling, co-owner of the Island Avenue property, responded to The Beacon’s inquiry on April 27. “In January my sister took some photos of the two swans on the main street in Millersport. In late March we did some annual yard maintenance of cutting Sea Grass and cleaning flowerbeds. We place this material in our compost area. In early April […]

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