BUCKEYE LAKE – A record of 625 people visited Cranberry Bog on Saturday, June 16. Than ks to the G reater Buckeye Lake Historical Society’s new f ive-year management agreement with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, visitors didn’t have to enter a lottery to visit our hometown natural treasure. Visitors just had to show up at the North Shore […]

$8,000 basin avoids $1.5 million plant upgrade

BALTIMORE – Village Council members will decide at their July 9 meeting whether to approve a resolution and companion ordinance asking voters on November 6 to approve an additional 0.75 percent tax on income for police protection. The proposed resolution and ordinance were read at the June 11 and 25 council meetings. The proposed tax levy would be only assessed […]

Buckeye Lake debate gets heated

BUCKEYE LAKE – A Buckeye Lake Village Council member was warned to cool down or be asked to leave a contentious meeting Monday night. Council member Jeryne Peterson has been very concerned that village administrators are doing too much on their own without council consent and voiced her opinion, particularly as it applied to a tabled ordinance that was brought […]

New Thornville administrator is busy with village projects

THORNILLE – Thornville Mayor Gavin Renner said new Village Administrator Chad Wilkins, who began June 1, has been busy getting up to speed on the village’s extensive project list. Renner said former administrator Ron Koehler has been helping with the transition by monitoring the water tower and helping with the pool and the demolition of the former downtown hardware store. […]

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Thanks to Friends of Buckeye Lake Library 5K Walk supporters

Editor: The Friends of the Buckeye Lake Library held a very successful 5K Walk last Saturday to raise money for the library’s operating expenses. Many lake-area businesses helped sponsor this now-annual event and their support is sincerely appreciated. Thanks to Fairfield Medical Center, Alexander’s Landing, Orange Leaf Yogurt of Pickerington, Pizza Cottage, Feeder Creek Vet, Mantonya Chiropractic Clinic, Crossroads Dental […]

Thanks to Day of Caring volunteers

Editor: This letter is written as a letter of appreciation to ALL of the wonderful folks who gathered in Hebron on 22 June 2012 to assist our community during the United Way Day of Caring event. More than 30 volunteers, assisted by village staff, canvassed the village cleaning and painting fire hydrants during the afternoon. The work completed by these […]

Thanks from Boats on the Canal

Editor: The Buckeye Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society extends a hearty THANK YOU to everyone involved in the planning and execution of our recent boat and car show along the Millersport Canal. This is our third year on the canal and it would not be possible if not for the effort of volunteers and Millersport residents. Special […]

Mayor praises Vince Popo

Editor: I hope Village of Millersport residents know the treasure they have in Vince Popo. At every turn he is involved in our community. Be it with the Village and its day to day operations and his tireless efforts to keep the pool open for our kids, serving on the Walnut Township School Board or his involvement with Scouts and […]

Grill package winner announced

Editor: Congratulations to Betty Shover, Millersport Lions Club member and Walnut Township resident, who won the Pool Griller Package. A special thanks to Bower & Sons for providing the meat package. Stay tuned for the next pool fundraising event. Vince PopoMillersport