Tuesday’s Table



MILLERSPORT– Sometimes the simplest plans are the most successf ul. As Buckeye La ke continues to remain at low pool in anticipation of the State of Ohio replacing the lake’s 4.1- mile ear then dam in the next f ive years or so, boat travel is severely limited and lake area restaurants that depend on boat traffic for customers are […]

Liberty-Union reaches three-year agreement with teachers



BALTIMORE – Liberty Union-Thurston School Board members unanimously approved a three-year agreement with its union Monday night. The new contract, effective July 1, 2015, gives teachers their first raise in five years. Base pay will increase two percent per year for the three-year term. Base pay increases affect all teachers; most also receive annual step increases based on years of […]

Veto costs Lakewood $713,004



HEBRON – One of Ohio Governor John Kasich’s 44-line item vetoes in the biennial budget bill cost Lakewood Local Schools dearly. Lakewood Treasurer Glenna Plaisted said in total the district would see a 10.3 percent decrease in state funding or around $713,004 starting in 2017. “The decrease in our annual funding will continue past 2017 until the tangible personal property […]

Letters to the Editor



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Cityscene doesn’t have a clue



Editor: ‘Pardon me, while I wipe the vomit from my shoes!’ said a (south side) lake resident who emailed me his reply to Garth Bishop’s article posted on cityscenecolumbus.com entitled, “It’s All About the Water.” Well, of course, I couldn’t wait to read the article. The lake resident was absolutely right. Bishop should have titled his article, “It’s All About […]

Walter B. Arnold



Walter B. Arnold, age 92, of Thornville, passed away peacefully on July 12, 2015. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He served his country in the Army during World War II. He received three bronze service stars for good conduct. Walter was a member of the Thornville Masonic Lodge for many years. He is survived by his wife […]

Margaret I. Downard



A memorial service, celebrating the life of Margaret I. Downard, 70, of Brownsville, was July 11, 2015, in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Thornville. Margaret passed away at her residence on July 9, 2015. She was born March 18, 1945, in Zanesville to the late Kenneth D. and Mildred I. (Clayton) Coble. She is survived by her significant […]

Denise Ann Gault



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Denise Ann Gault, 55, of Newark, will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 17, 2015, in the Hebron New Life United Methodist Church with Pastor Brian Harkness as celebrant. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery near Jacksontown. Denise died Saturday evening, July 11, 2015, at her home with her family at […]

Mary Lee Neel Griffith



A graveside service for Mary Lee Neel Griffith, age 96, of Hebron, will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at Licking Cemetery, with Pastor Brian Harkness officiating. Mrs. Griffith passed away on July 12, 2015, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center, operated by Hospice of Central Ohio. She was born June 23, 1919, to the late […]

Barbara Jean Silipino Howard Hill



Barbara Jean Silipino Howard Hill, 63, of Hebron, died peacefully at home July 6,2015. Barbara was born Aug.4,1952,in Hammonton, NJ, to the late George C. Silipino and Bernice J. King Silipino Janiszewki of Galloway Twp, NJ. She graduated in 1972 from Oakcrest High School in Mays Landing, NJ, and in 2014 with an A.A.S. in Criminal Justice from Zane State […]


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