Nature’s Way

Natural area is Hartford Fair highlight

CROTON – Tucked away in a far corner of the Hartford Fairground is a place that might not have the glamour of the stages or racetracks, but it’s gaining in popularity nonetheless, and there’s always some sort of activity happening. “ It’s cool; it’s shady; it’s relaxing,” said Licking County Soil and Water Administrator Jim Kiracofe, as he described the […]

Opponents dominate input on single hauler contract



JACKSONTOWN – Last week’s unanimous rejection of a single contract to haul residential waste in Walnut Township seems to have energized opponents of a similar proposal in Licking Township. Licking Township Trustees held their second public input meeting on the possible contract Monday night. The first session was July 5 where proponents slightly outnumbered opponents. Monday night only Ed Monroe […]

Lakewood teachers: Everybody got something in new contract



HEBRON – Everyone received more money from the newly approved Lakewood School District teachers contract, but not necessarily a raise. “What they were looking for is for everybody to get something,” said Lakewood Superintendent Jay Gault. Lakewood School Board members unanimously approved a one-year teachers contract at their August 10 meeting that includes no base pay raises, but employees will […]

Stormwater project meeting set



BUCKEYE LAKE – The Village of Buckeye Lake is holding a public meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 25, to discuss the upcoming storm sewer improvement project. The meeting will be held in the Village Offices.

Baltimore spends too much



Editor: A large number of people are concerned about the level of federal government spending, but there does not seem to be much concern about spending in Baltimore. I have lived here since 1960 and I have never seen spending like this before. It seems to have started with the arrival of Village Administrator Marsha Hall. First there was the […]

Time for change in Bowling Green Township



Editor: Currently several townships are openly discussing and holding public meetings regarding regulated residential trash service. In Bowling Green Township, our elected officials went about the process backwards. Our officials did not ask for public input, nor input from the trash haulers that currently serve township residents! Fact is no formal public meetings were ever held on this subject. Amazingly […]

Thanks to customers, friends



Editor: Thank you to all my friends and customers that I have served during my many years at our Buckeye Lake Bank. I am finally retiring after 40+ years in banking. I remember on my graduation day from Lakewood High School in 1964 that my Dad told me that I was to report to the First National Bank of Newark […]

Thanks to car show donors, volunteers



Editor: The Buckeye Lake Eagles Aerie 2801 gives a big thanks to all the volunteers along with the following sponsors for their generous donations in making our 15th annual car and bike show a success. Thanks to: Leonard Carney, Ron & Michelle Dobos, Michele McCormick (HER Realtor), George Little, Lear Choice Builders, VFW 1388, Mill Dam Drive Thru, Darrell Riggs, […]

Thanks for successful Chamber outing



Editor, I would like to thank all those involved in making this year’s Sunset at Key West event a success. This annual event is held to bring together tri-county businesses and promote membership in the Buckeye Lake Region Chamber of Commerce. Special thanks go out to Tim Ryan and Lisa Stewart for their vision, Buckeye Lake Yacht Club for the […]

Pastor interested in old Baptist church



UNION TOWNSHIP – A pastor may have interest in the old Baptist church building at the corner of Beaver Run and Canyon roads, said Union Township Trustee Jesse Ours Monday night. “It’s a real good congregation,” he said. Ours said Rev. Ray Sunkle, of Newark’s Church of Christ in Christian Union was directed to the American Baptist Churches of Ohio […]


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