Thornwood Drive at railroad crossing is closed until early September

NEWARK – The Licking County Transportation Improvement District (LCTID), in cooperation and coordination with Licking County, City of Heath and City of Newark has begun a railroad crossing improvement project. The work started July 29 and will last roughly five weeks and includes the following: Closure of Thornwood Drive between Hallie Lane and Faye Drive NE; full‐depth replacement, realignment, and […]

Licking County Health Department offering free colorectal cancer screening kits

NEWARK – The Licking County Health Department (LCHD) is encouraging Licking County residents to get their colorectal cancer screening by offering free colorectal test kits to the public. Colorectal cancer screenings save lives. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the U.S., but it can be prevented. Colonoscopies can help find precancerous polyps so they can be removed […]