Buckeye Lake Area a favorite for Santa

HEBRON– Jolly ol’ St. Nick loves the Buckeye Lake Area and has a busy holiday season tour planned! Tuesday, Santa hopped aboard a Hebron fire truck, which took him to the Hebron Administration Building, where he read stories to children and asked what they’d like for Christmas. But anyone who missed him Tuesday night better not pout or cry, because […]

Trustees want to protect roads and culverts during project

UNION TOWNSHIP – Trustees are preparing for a major AEP Construction project in Union Township February and March that could damage township and county roads. AEP has requested permission to construct two temporary construction access roads off Canyon and Beaver Run roads for construction equipment being used to upgrade a major transmission line. Trustees continue to work with AEP to […]

Zoning board rejects rezoning for Dollar General

HEBRON – Planning and Zoning Board members voted unanimously Monday night to recommend that a rezoning request to build a Dollar General store on East Main Street be denied. Village council members have the final say on rezoning requests, but it will take a super majority vote on Dec. 10 to overturn the board’s recommendation. “I hear what the residents […]

Lakewood graduates honored

HEBRON- Two Lakewood High School graduates recently received honors. Dr. Denver J. Fowler, a 1997 Lakewood graduate, was recently named the 2015 State Assistant Principal of the Year in the State of Ohio. Fowler is the assistant principal at Gahanna Middle School South. “I am truly honored to receive this award. However, I credit the students, staff, parents, and community […]

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Planning Commission should do more to support private investors

Editor: In last week’s Beacon it was reported that the Village of Buckeye Lake has been operating at a deficit for the past five years. It was also reported that Barry Herron is doing his best to make ends meet but to do so he must delay maintenance and street repairs. In summary, Buckeye Lake is considering raising taxes on […]

Writer wants some TLC for Estates

Editor: I have visited friends that live in Buckeye Lake Estates off and on for many years now. Having watch the Estates slowly, but surely go downhill over the years has become dis-concerning. The people that live there have to suffer with roads that are worse then most country back roads. When I drive through the Estates I wonder if […]

Thanks to Fifth Quarter supporters

Editor: The Liberty Union football season is over and so is the Fifth Quarter. I want to thank all our sponsors: Cristy’s Pizza, Pizza Cottage-Lancaster, Carlos Pizza-Pickerington, Ria’s Pizza- Thurston, Fast Max, PT Station, Schaffner Drive In, Subway, Bill George, Christ United Methodist Church, New Zion Church, UMW of the Baltimore United Methodist Church, Peoples Bank, Sims Baker Insurance, Craig […]

Humane is good; shelter not so much

Editor: I, like many others, have succumbed to Facebook. It’s a wonderful way to stay in touch with family and friends far away or to network with people who share your same interests. But in the hands of someone who is vindictive, retaliatory or simply a liar, it can be a tool to create wildfires and personal attacks on innocent […]

Thanks to Taste supporters

Editor: I want to personally thank the great Buckeye Lake area restaurants! Specifically, Pizza Cottage, The Port Smoke House, John Doneff’s Island House, Copper Penny, Buckeye Lake Yacht Club, Harbor Hills Country Club, Sammy J’s Deli and Catering and of course, North Pole Frozen Custard!! Each one is supporting The Friends of Buckeye Lake Library and helping keep our library […]