New future for 105 year-old Sayre Brothers Marine



BUCKEYE LAKE – Tim Figgins’ dog almost fell through an old dock in front of the former Sayer Brothers Marine. But, tearing out those docks and installing 34 new slips to serve the more than century old marina was just the beginning for Figgins, owner and CEO of Boat Boys LLC, who is opening a new branch marina on Buckeye […]

Insurance department offers severe weather insurance tips



COLUMBUS – Spring is in the air in the Buckeye State! As Ohioans know, Spring also signifies the start of severe weather season in Ohio. Tornados, thunderstorms, and flooding are all common during March, April and May. Ohio Lt. Governor and Department of Insurance Director Mary Taylor gives Ohioans important insurance tips and reminds them to include a review of […]

February home sales trail 2010



COLUMBUS – Home sales across Ohio continued to display resiliency in February, nearly keeping pace with the level of a year ago and providing a solid foundation for a market that has faced severe economic challenges since 2008, according to statistics provided to the Ohio Association of REALTORS(r) by the state’s Multiple Listing Services. “Throughout Ohio we’re seeing a significant […]

Lakewood Preschool screening set



HEBRON – Lakewood Little Lancers Preschool program is sponsoring a free preschool screening on Friday, April 15. Children must be three or four years old by Sept. 30, 2011. The screenings run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and are by appointment only. Children will be screened in the developmental areas of speech and language, fine and gross motor skills […]

Free tax help available



BUCKEYE LAKE – American Association of Retired Persons once again will provide “free” tax preparation at the LEADS Buckeye Lake Center, 5312 Walnut Road (Ohio 79), Buckeye Lake, for low to middle-income tax payers with special attention to those 60 years and older. LEADS is now scheduling appointments. Call the Newark Center at 740-345-1391 to schedule an appointment. AARP volunteers […]

Free college fair is set for April 13



GRANVILLE – The first Licking County college fair since the early 1990s is set for Wednesday, April 13 at Granville High School, 248 New Burg Street. More than 80 colleges from around the country are expected to participate in the 6 to 8 p.m. fair. The event is free and open to all parents and high school students in the […]

Do not lose your home to a foreclosure scam



COLUMBUS – The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) would like to remind homeowners who are facing an economic hardship and struggling to make their monthly mortgage payments to be careful when choosing an organization for assistance. Families who are experiencing financial hardships and are possibly in danger of losing their homes should be aware that there are numerous scam artists […]

Driver’s licenses can be reinstated by phone



COLUMBUS- Ohioans are now able to pay suspension reinstatement fees via phone by calling the Automated Telephone System 1-866-OPLATES. This service was previously only available by mail, online or in person at a reinstatement center. Mail-in, online and services at a reinstatement center are still options; the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) is now offering the 1-866-OPLATES payment as an […]

Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. MS Walk For The Multiple Sclerosis Society- Saturday, April 16, 8 a.m. The Dawes Arboretum is a Silver Sponsor for the National MS Society Walk. Help create a world free of MS by joining the walk. With your help, the National MS Society can ensure that people with MS […]

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