Baltimore welcomes new village administrator

BALTIMORE – After just three days into his new job as Baltimore’s village administrator, Scott Brown sees similarities between Baltimore’s needs and those of his former employer, McConnelsville, Ohio. “With any village, there are always utility projects,” he said. Brown said Baltimore is finishing a waterline project on its north end that will affect roughly 60 customers. “We’ll be tapping […]

BoatUS: Here are the top ten boat names

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Making the decision to buy a boat comes easy for some people. Picking out a name for the boat, however, can prove to be much harder, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). “A boat name reflects the life and loves of the owner,” says Occoless Trotter of the BoatUS Boat Graphics department in […]

Deadline approaching to honor Thorn Township veterans

THORNVILLE – Every Memorial Day Thorn Township fallen veterans are remembered on the 20th Century Monument. Any deceased veteran who was either born in, went to school in, lived in, worked in, or is buried in Thorn Township is eligible to be on the monument. Please submit name, branch of service and/ or era to the Veterans Memorial Society, PO […]

Ticks arriving early this spring

NEWARK – The wet and warm weather recently has led to early encounters with ticks in yards and parks around the county. Ticks can carry diseases that can pose serious health risks to humans including Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Lyme Disease. Contrary to popular belief, ticks do not jump, fly or fall out of trees. They wait on low […]

Ancient Ohio Trail to be launched

NEWARK – Be among the first to explore the Ancient Ohio Trail, a dynamic, web- based guide to Ohio’s earthworks! Bring your smart phones and curiosity to the Great Circle at Newark Earthworks State Memorial at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 5. A Native ceremony, which will include national, regional, and local participants, will launch the Ancient Ohio Trail. The […]

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Create Your Own Backyard Arboretum- Saturday, April 14, 9 – 11 a.m. Become the envy of the neighborhood and learn firsthand from our horticulture experts how to create your “arboretum” at home. This class covers basic principles of design, great plant choices, and where to site plants. Additionally, our […]

Bog guide, Queen crew volunteers needed

BUCKEYE LAKE – The Queen of the Lake II tour boat already has a busy summer season ahead of it, including plenty of trips to take tourists to Buckeye Lake’s unique Cranberry Bog. “I’m really excited but we’re short of help,” said Buckeye Lake Museum Director J-me Braig. She said the museum is offering training classes for anyone interested in […]

Sheridan sets ‘Legends Night’ for April 28

THORNVILLE – Sheridan High School’s RMA Backers are sponsoring a Sheridan Football ‘Legends Night’ on Saturday, April 28, in the high school commons. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. Guest speakers are Kevin Meger, Jim Rockwell Jr. and former coach John West. The evening includes a 50/50 and auction. All proceeds benefit the Sheridan football […]

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of April 2. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday-Friday: No School – Spring Break Hebron Elementary/ Jackson Intermediate Monday: Chicken nuggets, whipped potatoes, seasoned green peas, chilled peaches, and cookie. Tuesday: Stacked turkey & ham sandwich, crunchy carrots w/dip, mixed fruit cup, and bug bites. Wednesday: Pizza, seasoned green beans, fruit medley, and mini ice cream […]

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