OSU-Newark offering free ACT test prep to high school students

NEWARK — Studies have shown that American College Test (ACT) preparation courses can help students score higher on the test, an important factor in admissions at many colleges and universities. The Ohio State University at Newark’s Office of Access and Engagement is offering a free ACT preparation course for area high school students on Saturdays from January 11 to March […]

Dewey L. Barr

Dewey L. Barr, age 86, of Westerville, passed away Monday, December 9, 2019, at his home with his devoted and loving family by his side. Dewey was born on April 15, 1933, in Cottageville, West Virginia, to the late Milton and Rena (Davis) Barr. His family moved to Ohio in 1940. A 1953 graduate of Glenford High School, he went […]

Paul M. Cornett

Paul M. Cornett, age 57 of Baltimore, passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at the Pickering House. He was a graduate of Capital University with a Masters Degree in Business Administration. He was a Business System Analyst for the State of Ohio with 25 years of service. Paul had a passion for boating and fishing and loved to spend time […]

Thomas Michael Hannigan

Funeral services celebrating the life of Thomas Michael Hannigan, of Millersport, was held December 13, 2019, in the chapel of The Thornville home of HoskinsonFuneral and Cremation Service. Burial with full military honors followed in the Jacksontown Cemetery. Tom passed away suddenly on Monday, December 9, 2019, in Lancaster. He was born in Newark on November 4, 1950, the son […]

Gertrude F. Keller

Funeral services celebrating the life of Gertrude F. Keller, 100, of Hebron, were held December 14, 2019, in the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Buckeye Lake, with Rev. Fr. William Hritsko as celebrant. Trudy will be inurned with her family in the St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Newark, at a later date. Trudy was born November 27, 1919, in Newark, […]

Pamela J. Murphy

Pamela J. Murphy, 59 of Thurston, died Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at her residence. She is survived by her husband of more than 33 years, James J. Murphy; sons, Ryan P. Kloss, Matthew J. Murphy and Nathan R. Murphy; several grandchildren; mother, Marie Patterson; several loving brothers and sisters; and other family members. She was preceded in death by her […]

Jeffrey P. “Jeff” Willey

A funeral service celebrating the life of Jeffrey P. “Jeff” Willey, age 67, of Baltimore, was held December 12, 2019, at The Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service, with Pastor Wes Humble officiating. Burial will take place at Fairmount Cemetery at a later date. Jeff passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at the Richard M. […]


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