Jeffrey Michael Rupp

Jeffrey Michael Rupp, 51 of Baltimore, passed away unexpectedly on September 25, 2014, at Mount Carmel East Hospital. He was born on July 26, 1963, in Carbondale, Pennsylvania. He was the second child born to Anthony Francis Rupp and Rita Irene Para Rupp. He graduated from Carbondale Area High School in 1981 and The Pennsylvania State University in 1985 with […]

Cranberry Bog Paddle Fest set for Oct. 12

BUCKEYE LAKE – The inaugural Cranberry Bog Paddle Fest runs from 10-2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 12, at the North Shore boat ramps. Enjoy lunch, a guided tour of Cranberry Bog, a ride on the Queen of the Lake II and a oneyear membership in the Greater Buckeye Lake Historical Society for just $45 per person. Bring your own canoe, […]

Fall color beginning to appear

COLUMBUS – The hints of color that are beginning to highlight the canopies of Ohio’s woodlands, along with the cooler temperatures, are sure signs that autumn is beginning to take hold. These are also the tell-tale signs that the fall color season is upon us here in the Buckeye State, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). “Many […]


Autumn at the Lake gets perfect score

THORNVILLE – The Ohio Department of Aging’s 2013 resident satisfaction survey ranked the six-year old Autumn at the Lake skilled nursing and rehabilitation center fifth in the state out of 953 nursing homes. Resident surveys are done every other year. This year families will be surveyed. That top five standing was followed by a perfect survey score after a four-day […]


Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. First Saturday Wagon Tour: Fall Color- Saturday, October 4, 10 – 11 a.m., Visitors Center Deck, Free, donations welcome. Join us for our last First Saturday Wagon Tour of the season. Our October tour focuses on fall color as we enjoy the open air wagon ride through The Arboretum’s […]

A few police reports

Compiled from selected area police activity reports. Baltimore • Sept. 9: A woman called police to report that her boyfriend was out of control and she needed assistance. Police took care of the incident by arresting the boyfriend. • Sept. 9: Police were called about a theft. It turned out to be identity theft and police are investigating. • Sept. […]

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of October 6. Hebron Elementary/ Jackson Intermediate Monday: Chicken drummies, whipped potatoes, golden corn, and applesauce cup. Tuesday: Hot dog on bun, baked beans, strawberry cup, and fig newton. Wednesday: Pepperoni pizza, California blend vegetables, fresh apples & caramel dip. Thursday: Turkey & cheese sticks w/honey mustard dip, stuffed pretzel, vegetable boat & creamy […]

National Depression Screening Day is Thursday, Oct. 9

NEWARK – If you had the signs of heart disease, diabetes or another serious illness, would you see your health care professional for tests? Most people agree they wouldn’t hesitate to get all the help they could for such an illness. Clinical depression is a common medical illness affecting more than 19 million American adults annually. Screening for depression should […]