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Monthly Archives: February 2017

ABC Task Force Meeting Update

By | February 22nd, 2017|Updates|

The monthly ABC Task Force meeting took place on Saturday, February 11th in the Buckeye Lake Museum. The task force discussed the positive response and feedback has received after its launch following the January Community Meeting. During the first two weeks, the webpage had over 200 new sessions, over 900 page views and each user viewed an [...]

Private Resources Task Force Update

By | February 22nd, 2017|Updates|

Currently the Private Resources Task Force is sending out a new mailer to collect private donations to the Buckeye Lake 2030 Initiative. This letter will be sent out on the 23rd of February to 150 individuals with close ties to the Lake. If you would like to be included in this upcoming mailer or have questions [...]

Community Meeting Opening Remarks

By | February 19th, 2017|Business, Updates|

Licking County Commissioner Duane Flowers opened the January 21, 2017 Community Meeting with the following remarks.  We wanted to share his perspective in its entirety with everyone in the Tri-County Alliance who may not have been able to attend the meeting. Good morning and welcome to Lakewood High School. I’m Licking County Commissioner Duane Flowers, I’m [...]

A Visit From DPZ Planning Firm

By | February 10th, 2017|Updates|

The internationally known planning firm of DPZ is coming to town in early March to organize a planning visit of Buckeye Lake in mid-May. The Regional Planning Management (RPF) Task Force is working with elected officials to identify areas of focus for DPZ’s studies. Their work will be partially funded by a public grant of [...]

4th of July Tradition

By | February 7th, 2017|Did You Know|

In 1996, Buckeye Lake started a prized 4th of July tradition, the boat parade. Robert Arter came up with the idea of the “electric parade” which includes a parade of regular boat floats at 3:00 in the afternoon, and another one at night with the lighted boats.

Buckeye Lake Park

By | February 7th, 2017|Did You Know|

Buckeye Lake Park was dubbed “the Playground of Ohio”

The Dips

By | February 7th, 2017|Did You Know|

The Parks most famous ride was the Dips, a roller coaster built in 1930. Many thrill seekers felt their day at the Park was not complete until they rode on the Dips!

The Cranberry Marsh

By | February 7th, 2017|Did You Know|

The Cranberry Marsh of Buckeye Lake is considered one of the most unusual bogs in the country. Why? Because it floats! The island is federally protected and one cannot get on it without permission.

The Crystal Pavilion

By | February 7th, 2017|Did You Know|

The Crystal Pavilion, built in 1931, included a dance hall on the upper level where popular singers such as Kitty Kallen performed.

Highlighting Perry County Businesses

By | February 6th, 2017|Business, People|

By: Kitty Zwissler I visited these really wonderful businesses in Perry County today. They are all unique, two are relatively new, while others have been in business over forth years. Consider them the real Jewels of Perry County. THE LAKES END: 9075 Boundaries Road, P.O. Box 218, Thornville, Ohio 43076 740-246-4843 The Lakes End, [...]