Skin Cancer Foundation offer sun protection tips

NEW YORK – Summer is here, which means families will spend more time outdoors. During these months the sun’s rays tend to be extremely strong, making proper sun protection essential. Exposure to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays increases the risk of skin cancer, which can be dangerous and even deadly. About 90 percent of nonmelanoma skin cancers and 86 […]

Market seeking vendors

BUCKEYE LAKE- Calling all Buckeye Lake area farmers, gardeners, and artisans, Kelly Rammell is looking for you. Rammell isseeking vendors to augment the Buckeye Lake Farmer’s Market, which takes place at the Goodwill store parking lot each Thursday, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. “Mostly it’s just my wife and I,” he said. Considering some of the poverty in the area and […]


BALTIMORE – Maggie Turley, age 16, of Baltimore, the daughter of Ben & Kathy Turley, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss Ohio Pageant to be held on July 21, in downtown Columbus. The pageant is held for girls ages 16-18. The newly crowned Miss Teen Ohio will compete in the national pageant at Disneyland. […]

Licking Trail closing until November

JACKSONTOWN – Beginning, Wednesday, July 16, Licking Trail Road will be closed over I-70 for construction. The road will be closed until October 31, 2014, while crews work to repair the bridge. Two lanes traffic on I-70 will be maintained at all times. Licking Trail Road traffic will be detoured to Cristland Hill Road to Lancer Road to US 40 […]


Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Hardscaping Workshop – Saturday, July 19 from 9 a.m. – noon, $45/$35 members. Build skills and gain experience with this hands-on workshop on installing a paver patio, build a retaining wall and design landscape lighting. Also covered are how to tackle the many obstacles that may arise during a […]

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Baltimore • June 9: Police were called to the area of South Main Street and Vivian Lane on a report of a vehicle all over the roadway. Police did not locate the vehicle. • June 9: Police were dispatched to a South Main Street address on a report of a strange vehicle parked in […]

Good news on deer disease

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) recently announced that testing of Ohio’s deer herd found no evidence of chronic wasting disease (CWD), which is a degenerative brain disease that affects elk, mule deer and white-tailed deer. State and federal agriculture and wildlife officials collected tissue samples from 753 deer killed […]

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