Pataskala

Bond would give district 'modern-age' facilities

Please vote for the bond issue for the Southwest Licking schools.
Brown Township

Fire levy would fix tax-millage 'imbalance'

Brown Township's EMS and fire levy will appear on the May 6 ballot as Issue 20.
Pataskala

Fox would best represent western Licking County

While researching the various candidates who have announced an intention of running for Licking County commissioner, I believe Mike Fox is the candidate best suited to serve western Licking County's interests.
Pataskala

'Great' SWL schools worth a yes vote on bond issue

As the end of another school year approaches, I think to myself how fast time goes by every year.
Hilliard

City should improve disconnected bike paths

If you want safe biking, drive your bikes to Columbus or Dublin.
Jefferson Township

JEDZ 'is not a Gahanna tax'

As a trustee and 22-year resident of Jefferson Township, nothing is more important to me than protecting the natural beauty and rural character of our community.
Hilliard

'My Change' campaign supports food bank

For more than 20 years, Fifth Third Bank has celebrated its own holiday -- Fifth Third Day.
Upper Arlington

Plan for downtown zoo is an expensive fantasy

Proponents of the permanent zoo levy have overstepped the bounds of reality.
Canal Winchester

Substitute levy will not increase school taxes

Our schools are a great source of pride in the community. We have outstanding and caring staff focused on preparing every student for a successful future.
Johnstown

Support needed for Northridge renewal levy

A renewal levy is coming soon for Northridge Local Schools, and support is needed.
Orange Township

Township community center's greatest impact: local wallets

In order to build a pet project at the expense of residents, Orange Township trustees reached into taxpayer wallets for the sum of $270,250. For what?
Clintonville

Zoo levy's onus would land on heads of stretched taxpayers

While I think zoos and other attractions are important and can enhance a city, this funding needs to come from some other source.
New Albany

West Coast transplants 'at home' in New Albany

As Ohio transplants raised in southern California, we're often asked if we like it here.
New Albany

Residents had no say in dog-park donation

Did a majority of taxpayers in New Albany vote to commit taxpayers' funds to a dog park?
Columbus

Zoo levy doesn't reflect priorities in tax funding

I write in opposition to Issue 6, the Columbus Zoo levy. As much as I love furry little animals, Franklin County does not need a $165-million taxpayer funded Downtown zoo.
Bexley

Tax burden big enough without adding Issue 6

There is much to question regarding the levy for the Columbus Zoo on the ballot May 6.
Westerville

Zoo's May levy is for wants, not needs

Among things that parents teach their children is the difference between 'need' and 'want.'
Perry Township-Worthington

JEDZ would cause economic hardships

Perhaps residents are aware that Perry Township trustees want them to vote for a new tax zone, a JEDZ that they have quietly formed by legal maneuvering with Worthington over the past year.
Worthington

With all this UMCH talk, where is owner's voice?

One important voice in the published discussions about the future use of the UMCH property is missing: the property owner's.
Worthington

Evening Street school's Casino Night was winner

It is with tremendous appreciation that we recognize all of those who made Evening Street Elementary School's third annual Casino Night a tremendous success.