Analysis: No boating season in 2016



BUCKEYE LAKE – Headlines in area daily newspapers about a 2016 boating season on Buckeye Lake are far too optimistic. Sadly, the chances for any boat season next year without immediate relief from ODNR are slim to none. Just to be sure, we checked with ODNR chief spokesperson Bethany McCorkle on Wednesday. She confirmed that the 30+ foot-wide stability berm […]

A Better Dam Plan community meeting



About 150 residents attended the A Better Dam Plan community meeting Monday evening at Millersport Elementary School Auditorium. Beacon photo by Scott Rawdon.

Rizzo: ‘It is not a case of imminent failure!’



MILLERSPORT – It may be time to “make some noise” to encourage ODNR to be more forthcoming about its plans for rebuild ing Buckeye Lake dam. Roughly 150 people attended A Better Dam Plan community meeting Monday evening at Millersport Elementary School with technical consultant Dr. Paul Rizzo of Rizzo and Associates. Attendees were encouraged to sign a petition urging […]

Kalish makes his case for re-election



Editor: I have strived to move Baltimore forward. I’ve been there for residents, securing $1.4 Million in grants for street paving, water projects and Safe Route to Schools. I have sponsored programs from the State of Ohio that helps our small businesses and worked with council to create three full-time police officer positions . I oppose State Issue 3 that […]

Mason’s commitment praised



Editor: I am asking Hebron residents to vote for Clifford L. Mason for Hebron Mayor on November 3rd. I witness everyday his commitment to the village. During the last 20 years he has served as Mayor, we have received numerous phone calls (almost on a weekly basis) from residents who often call with concerns about a wide variety of issues; […]

McFarland supported for mayor



Editor, Support Mike McFarland for Mayor of The Village of Hebron. Knowing Mike and Donita for more than 50 years, we can attest to their commitment to not only the country, community, civic duties and the residents of Hebron. Both lifelong residents and now retired ready to give further support in the development of this Village. Mike’s experience has afforded […]

Weekly supported for trustee



Editor: In the race for Union Township Trustee, there is one candidate who stands above the rest, Randy Weekly. I have come to know Randy as honest, hardworking, and dedicated to his community. He is committed to continuing the cross-border collaborations to the Board of Township Trustees with surrounding communities. I am confident that Randy would serve the residents of […]

Black endorses McFarland for mayor



Editor: I encourage Hebron voters to vote for Mike McFarland for Mayor of Hebron. I have known Mike for nearly 20 years and he is a man who acts with honesty and integrity. As a former Lakewood Board of Education member and Union Township Trustee, I’ve had many opportunities to discuss local issues with Mike. He seeks solutions to problems […]

WTSD incumbents deserve re-election



Editor: It seems that there are some who do not know the facts of what the WTSD Board had accomplished over the past year. When ODE placed our district in ‘Fiscal Caution,’ there had to be a 1/7th budget cut, two separate audits performed, and a variety of other things. The results of those audits are GREAT information to have […]

More support for Armstrong



Editor: Holly is very dedicated to the school and children. She’s at every sporting event in the concession stand or watching the kids play. All the kids love Holly. There is not a parent in the school who does not know her. She goes out of her way to speak to everyone. If you have any kind of problem with […]


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