Classifieds 10-18-18

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Nadolsons honored as 2018 Hebron Difference Makers

By Charles Prince HEBRON – Criss and Joyce Nadolson were honored with a standing ovation as the 2018 Hebron Difference Makers at Park National Bank’s Community Breakfast Tuesday morning. The annual breakfast features updates from local officials including Hebron Mayor Mike McFarland, County Commissioner Rick Black and Lakewood Schools Superintendent Mary Kay Andrews. This is the sixth year for the […]

Library vending machine coming to Millersport

By Charles Prince MILLERSPORT – Anyone with a Fairfield County District Library card will soon be able to access library materials 24/7 from a kiosk in front of the Millersport Police station on Refugee Road. The kiosk, which looks like a large modern bus shelter, has been installed. Inside, readers will soon have access to a giant library vending machine. […]

By Charles Prince MILLERSPORT – Halloween trick or treating has long been centered along Lancaster Street. This year, village officials are trying to shift the focal point from the Circle K gas station to the village’s new Miller Park. The new park, which replaced some rundown apartments in the former Sohio station on Lancaster Street, is hosting “Pumpkins in the […]

Letter: Millersport needs more funds to maintain streets

To Millersport residents: Election Day is Tuesday, November 6, 2018. When you go to the voting booth you will have the opportunity to vote on a new street levy. We would like to explain how this levy would be used. It is a five year, five mill levy and would generate about $108,000 per year.   Our goal is to fix […]

Letter: Investing in your local schools is a wise decision

Editor: On Nov. 6, voters in the Lakewood Local School District will be asked to approve a bond issue for a new pre-K through five elementary school and much-needed building improvements at the middle and high schools. The issue, collected at an estimated 5.10 mills, would cost homeowners about $178 per $100,000 of home value annually over 28 years, generating […]

Hebron adds new full-time police officer

By Charles Prince HEBRON – Mayor Mike McFarland swore in a new full-time police officer at the September 27 council meeting. Eriq Shaw of Columbus is the department’s first full-time hire, Police Chief Larry Brooks told council members. Until now, full-time officers have been promoted from part-time or auxiliary status. It has become difficult in the last couple of years […]

Thornville math teacher Krista Trent receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award

Trent is the only Ohio Milken Educator Award recipient this season and the first ever  from Northern Local School District SANTA MONICA —Krista Trent’s membership on Thornville Elementary School’s Positivity Team is all about building character, but nothing could have prepared her for the major morale boost of being announced as Ohio’s only 2018-19 Milken Educator. The Award comes with […]

Kimberly Sergent (Chrisman)

On Saturday, October 6, 2018, Kimberly Sergent (Chrisman), loving mother, grandmother, sister, and daughter passed away at the age of 61. Kim was born on March 23, 1957, in Homer, Ohio, to Marilyn and Keith Chrisman. In 1984, she earned a nursing technician certification and spent a lifetime caring for others as a kidney dialysis nurse. She raised a daughter, […]

Timothy L. “Gizmo” Hague

Timothy L. “Gizmo” Hague, 60, of Baltimore, passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at Fairfield Medical Center. Tim was a 1976 graduate of Liberty Union High School. He was a retired over the road truck driver. He was also an avid outdoorsman, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and all outdoor activities. He was a great friend and always happy to […]