Kindergarten registration set



HEBRON – Kindergarten registration for incoming Lakewood kindergarten students has been set for Tuesday, April 12 and Wednesday, April 13. All kindergarten students will attend Hebron Elementary School at 709 Deacon Street. Parents should stop by the school office before April 12 to pick up a kindergarten packet and schedule a registration appointment between 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and […]

Louis F. Vacca



A Mass of Christian Burial for Louis F. Vacca, age 75, of Heath, was held April 6, 2011, at St. Leonard Catholic Church, Heath, with Fr. Michael J. Reis officiating. Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery, Lockbourne. Mr. Vacca died unexpectedly April 1, 2011, in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He was born May 29, 1935, in Youngstown, to the late Louis […]

Jack Yocum



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Jack Yocum, 60, of Hebron, was held April 2, 2011, in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with burial following in Fairmount Cemetery, Jacksontown. Jack died March 29, 2011, in Columbus, following an extended illness. He was born February 28, 1951, in Columbus, the son of the late Danny and Eileen […]

Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • March 29: An East Street woman said someone stole a lock box with $8,000 from her home. • March 30: A Falcon Court man said someone called him, telling him he won $750,000, but had to pay $300 to claim the prize. When the Falcon Court man refused to send the […]

BBB issues warning on Direct E-Cig



COLUMBUS – Consumers who tried to take advantage of “free” Internet offers for smokeless cigarettes say they were burned by unexpected charges that totaled $100 or more, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns. Customers from 44 states have filed more than 360 complaints against Direct E-Cig of Naples, Fla., and London, England, in the last year. Of those complaints 28 […]

Gateway to Buckeye Lake will grow



BUCKEYE LAKE – The gateway entrance at the north border of Buckeye Lake Village on Ohio 79 will soon be even more welcoming, said Buckeye Lake Community Action Committee Chair Annetta Macedonia. Within the next few weeks the gateway’s landscaping will be extended 10 feet to the south. She said the extension is a continuation of Phase 1 of the […]

Call 8-1-1 before you dig



NEWARK – With spring weather nearly here many of us may be planning landscape projects or perhaps adding a new deck to the house. With that comes lots of tree planting and post-hole digging. April is National Safe Digging Month, which serves as a good reminder to everyone to call the Ohio Utility Protection Service (OUPS) by simply dialing 811 […]

New Alum tests begin at Grand Lake St. Marys



COLUMBUS – The state has begun the second set of pilot testing alum treatment at Grand Lake St. Marys. A contractor hired by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources began work in the Kozy Marina channel on Tuesday, April 5, and is working at the lake through Friday, April 8. Three locations have been chosen for treatment. The Kozy Marina […]

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 […]


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