The Beat visits Legend Valley in Thornville (Licking County) to preview the Dark Star Jubilee this weekend. The annual tribute to the Grateful Dead includes the Mickey Hart Band, Donna Jean Godchaux Band, Yonder Mountain String Band, The Wailers, Paul Barrere, Fred Tackett of Little Feat and New Orleans Suspects.
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Johnstown-Monroe Local Schools officials don't expect to sit around and savor the passage of the May 7 levy.
For a while, Johnstown-Northridge Community Food Pantry director Ruth Krumm was pretty certain the pantry's supplies would last into the summer.
A three-way tie was the result of a Johnstown bicentennial writing contest in which Oregon Elementary School second-graders were asked to respond to the question "What is your favorite place in Johnstown and why?"
Johnstown, Northridge and North Fork school district are teaming up with C-TEC of Licking County on a computer course program for juniors and seniors.
Editor's note: The Mary E. Babcock Library in Johnstown has digitized ThisWeek's Johnstown Independent, dating back to June 14, 1884. The following are some of the news items from the Independent's early years, as they appeared in print:
Jeff Wilson hoped winning an MBC title was just the first step for his Northridge High School baseball team.
Todd Sammons saw baseball become a game again for the Johnstown-Monroe High School team.
Bobbi Jones compared it to winning a state title, which shows the second-year coach of the Northridge High School softball team has learned the importance of the rivalry with Johnstown-Monroe.
Anthony Cleveland resigned May 9 from his position as Johnstown-Monroe High School baseball coach.
With Les Miserables being The Beat's favorite piece of musical theater, you can bet we saw the film this past winter. We BeatBlogged about it a couple of times, but since this piece is about the touring production, we'll leave the movie be.
Q&A with singer-songwriter Chris Trapper and a video feature on his opening act, local musician Jared Mahone.
Joe and Tia Stropkai will open O’Nelly’s May 17 on South Old State Road.
Kevin and Lori Ames have opened their flagship restaurant in the former Hagen’s storefront.
Just another day for Laurie Berkner: play music, learn how to make spreadsheets, try on dresses ...
Marita King will talk the basics May 20 at the Meeting Haus, 588 S. Third St.
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