New playground coming to Newark

August 26, 2017 by  

KaBOOM, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing active play into children’s lives, particularly those in need, teamed up with the Dr. Pepper Snapple Group to award a Let’s Play Community Construction grant to the Licking County Health Department. [Read more]

Salvation Army makes early start to Christmas

July 26, 2017 by  

Although the Christmas season is still months away, Newark’s Salvation Army is setting out its red kettles in the city and throughout the county, celebrating the [Read more]

Concert series begins in Newark

June 16, 2017 by  

The Mayor’s Summer Concert Series is getting underway. The series, an annual event, has been a great success, giving attendees the opportunity to hear and see some of the best musicians in Ohio. [Read more]

Newark considers Special Improvement District downtown

May 30, 2017 by  

Board members of Newark Development Partners plan to ask people who own property downtown to support the creation of a Special Improvement District (SID) in the area, according to an article in the Newark Advocate.

The goal of [Read more]

Port Authority plans expansion to Newark

May 16, 2017 by  

Recently, the Port Authority (PATH) of New York and New Jersey gave the green light to the spending of $57m for phase one in the extension of the [Read more]

Pelotonia fundraiser just a week away

April 14, 2017 by  

The 2017 ‘Pancakes for Pelotonia’ fundraising event will soon take place at the Ohio State University at Newark.

The breakfast is open to the [Read more]

Renovated pipe organ to play again

March 28, 2017 by  

The pipe organ of the Second Presbyterian Church in Newark has undergone restoration, and is ready to play glorious music again.

The effort started in [Read more]

Students write successful grant application to support Compeer program

February 15, 2017 by  

Mental Health America of Licking County (MHALC) recently received a grant from students at Ohio State University in Newark.

The students are in [Read more]

Newark approves 2017 city budget

January 15, 2017 by  

Members of the Newark, Ohio, city council recently passed the city’s budget for 2017.

The budget totals $31.5 million, approximately 5% higher [Read more]

Newark YMCA hosts breakfast to honor Dr. Martin Luther King

January 5, 2017 by  

The YMCA of Newark and Vicinity will be holding its annual memorial breakfast for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. later on this month.

This event has been held by the [Read more]

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