‘Harm reduction saved my identity and humanity’
Adam Schmitt loves sports. “If I had to give a percentage,” the Granville Middle School student said, “at least 25% of my life is sports.” Schmitt, currently in eighth grade, […]
‘We wanted to make a really special community-driven location so that people could come, feel safe, play games, watch sporting events, relax, have some beer, watch some live music.’
Karen Chakoian retires as pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Granville after 23 years. Her spiritual path is still unfolding.
After Pat died, Puma poured herself into art, and found purpose in helping individuals who are unhoused and struggling with substance use disorder.
The Reporting Project will be highlighting the ways drug use shapes the lives and health of people living in our community.
“When I finally found printmaking I knew that was the medium for me.”
A cacophony of boos, cheers, hands clapping and feet stomping filled the small hall at the Skylight in downtown Newark, crowded with wrestling fans eager to see the debut Buckeye […]
“When you get homemade foods, especially homemade desserts, that means a lot to people.”
While restaurants, shops and banks come and go along Broadway, Aladdin remains virtually untouched by time.
Sullivan Building in final phase of painstaking restoration
‘We want to try to keep pets and their people together because that is, sometimes, the only bright spot this population has.’
The starting bid for the property, located at 709 Deacon St. in Hebron, sits at $650,000
A family and a community remember the legacy of Spring Valley 16 years after local pool closed
Observers Collaborative volunteers are the eyes and ears of the public at Licking County government meetings
There rarely was a time when there were enough news reporters to cover all of the public meetings in Licking County – two or three dozen meetings in any given week – and that has become even more challenging as the number of reporters in legacy newsrooms has decreased in recent years.
“I’m not gonna get college tennis after this,” Andy Mackler said. “Whether I’m playing really well, or really terribly, I need to enjoy it.”
Honesty has been central to Hairston’s recovery from substance use disorder, and sharing that honesty with others has helped her build a community of support.
Drugs were her normal, and sobriety put an uncertain haze over every action. Getting groceries, doing laundry and cooking while sober was inconceivable at the start of her journey.
New Albany withdraws request for water well testing permit in Licking County after Granville officials raise concerns
‘We want to take time to collaborate with community members and leaders to ensure that our efforts are understood’
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Two Granville Middle School girls are unafraid of combat on the wrestling mat — and judgment off of it
Two girls joined the Granville Middle School wrestling team this year with plans to buck the gender trend and goals to someday earn a college wrestling scholarship.
The Food Pantry Network of Licking County, which operates nearly two dozen volunteer-run pantries, receives about 10,000 pounds of food on Monday and another 10,000 pounds on Wednesday each week.
Newark’s Look Up Center is pushing for the tiny home community, known as Grace Landing, to try and provide housing for people facing barriers to renting or owning a home in Licking County.
When doubters called the WWII heroics of ‘Bazooka Charlie’ Carpenter a myth, Granville’s Carol Apacki set the record straight about her dad
She pulled out box after box of letters, photos and documents and began to school the historians on the true story of a humble soldier and an otherwise quiet family man from Illinois who became known as “Bazooka Charlie.”