Millersport will receive at least a $100,000 grant

MILLERSPORT – Regional Planning Commission assistant director James Mako had good news for village council members Tuesday night. He reported that the Fairfield County Board of Commissioners held their second public hearing Tuesday morning on the Community Development Block Grant Allocation Program. The county is eligible for $302,000 from the Allocation Program this year. Earlier this year, county officials chose […]

Buckeye Lake Police Chief terminated

BUCKEYE LAKE – Village council members started their special meeting to hear Mayor Peggy A. Wells’ charges against Police Chief Jimmy Hanzey an hour early Monday evening in hopes the hearing would be wrapped up before midnight. Their estimate turned out to be about four hours too optimistic. The hearing, conducted by Newark attorney W. Prentice Snow, wrapped up around […]

Misner selected to replace Gulick on Lakewood School Board

HEBRON – Brittany Misner of Hebron will fill Bill Gulick’s unexpired term on the Lakewood Board of Education. Misner was selected from seven candidates by a 4-0 vote Wednesday night. Board members spent about two and a half hours interviewing the candidates individually in executive or closed session. Missner is a 2007 Lakewood graduate who serves as the membership director […]

David Todd Boring

A funeral service celebrating the life of David Todd Boring, 47, of Lancaster, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018, in the chapel of the Thornville Home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with burial to follow in the Lutheran Reformed Cemetery. Todd died unexpectedly May 6, 2018, at his home in Lancaster. He was born […]

Kenneth E. Braidic

Kenneth E. Braidic, age 84 of Baltimore, passed away May 7, 2018, at Mt Carmel East Hospital. He was born on December 15, 1933, in Cleveland, to the late George and Anna Braidic. Kenneth served in the US Army as a Captain and later became an engineer for Rockwell International (Boeing Corporation) and retired with 30 years of service. He […]

Joe J. Brown

Joe J. Brown, 80, of Pleasantville, Ohio passed away May 7, 2018, at OSU Medical Center. He was born November 14, 1937, in Cedar Bluff, VA, to the late Steve and Lucy Brown. Joe served in the United States Army from 1956-1957. He retired from OI/Techneglass after 30+ years of employment. Joe loved to fish, play rummy and spend time […]

William “Will” Allen Timothy DeVary

A funeral service for William “Will” Allen Timothy DeVary, 16 of Mt. Perry, was held May 9, 2018, at Alive Vineyard Church, Newark with Pastor Steven Osborne officiating. Burial was in Lutheran Cemetery. Will passed April 30, 2018. He was born December 20, 2001, in Newark. Will attended the Alive Vineyard Church. He was a student at Sheridan High School, […]

Mary Jo Markwood Kauffman

Mary Jo Markwood Kauffman, 90, of Lancaster, passed away on May 5, 2018. Mary Jo was born on September 25, 1927, to the late Gordon and Francis Markwood. She graduated from Pleasantville High School in 1945 and the Lancaster-Fairfield County Hospital School of Nursing in 1948, as a Registered Nurse. She married Donald S. Kauffman in 1948 and they had […]

Kathie Ann Kennedy

Kathie Ann Kennedy, age 62 of Baltimore, passed unexpectedly February 8, 2018 at her residence. Kathie was born on April 22, 1955, in Greenfield, NC. She was a 1971 graduate of Reynoldsburg High School. After working as a secretary at Barnaby Chenney for 10 years, she found her calling at Eastland Career Center as a school nurse, an attendance secretary […]

Hebron second graders get bike helmets

HEBRON – Every Lakewood second grader – all students at Hebron Elementary School – received a free bike helmet last week. Village of Hebron administrative assistant Christina Furbee obtained a grant from the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics to purchase the bike helmets. Thanks to donations from Mayor Mike McFarland and council members, they were able to […]