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Kids America offers fitness activities for all ages

Kids America offers fitness activities for all ages

| January 14, 2021

New year’s resolutions almost always include getting fit and working out. Kids America offers some fun opportunities for fitness by joining a sports league like basketball, softball, volleyball, soccer, pickleball or how about a cornhole tournament in February? “Kids can’t get here on their own, it take adults to bring them. Our focus is on […]

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Coshoctonians for Peace and Equality present at city council meeting

Coshoctonians for Peace and Equality present at city council meeting

| January 14, 2021

With so much chaos surrounding the presidential election and the riot that occurred at the United States Capitol on Jan. 6, Mayor Mills took time at the Jan.11 city council meeting to address the energy exerted throughout the nation. Mills said, “Basically, I look at it as definitely an energy waster to think about what […]

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This year do your part to step up and mask up

This year do your part to step up and mask up

| January 6, 2021

This year the question is do masks work? Coshocton City officials believe so and are doing their part to spread the word. “Let’s keep people safe,” said Mayor Mark Mills. “Since COVID has gotten closer to home and more people we know have been effected by it, people are buying into keeping people safe. We have […]

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First COVID vaccines given in Coshocton County

First COVID vaccines given in Coshocton County

| January 4, 2021

After months of wondering when the vaccine for COVID-19 would be available, the first doses have been given in Coshocton County. According to Steve Lonsinger, health commissioner for Coshocton County, the county and city health departments each received 100 doses of the vaccine. “Each week, the allotment could be a different amount. Other vaccine providers, […]

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New Year’s Eve ideas for your family

New Year’s Eve ideas for your family

| December 27, 2020

Chances are that your plans for this New Year’s Eve may look very different from other years. But – that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the evening and ring in the New Year with fun for the whole family, even if you are making last minute plans. If you feel comfortable to go out, Legacy […]

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Stories from 2020 influenced Gracyk

Stories from 2020 influenced Gracyk

| December 23, 2020

2020 has definitely been a difficult year in so many ways, but along with the craziness we have all experienced, there have been some heartwarming, encouraging and uplifting reminders we can take away and start the New Year with. As a new writer with the Beacon this year, I remember interviewing Danyelle Darr with Dany’s […]

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Jones reflects on how community pulled together in 2020

Jones reflects on how community pulled together in 2020

| December 23, 2020

When I look back at all of the stories I’ve written this year, it’s hard to choose just a few favorites. There are so many I truly enjoyed doing and many that touched me. In a year when it seemed anything that could go wrong would, our community pulled together and showed what could happen […]

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Austin shares thoughts on favorite stories from 2020

Austin shares thoughts on favorite stories from 2020

| December 22, 2020

I have always had a love of writing, keeping a diary, journaling, but freelancing for a local newspaper is the most fun thing I have ever experienced. I like being out in the community meeting people, hearing their stories, covering events. This year in particular with everything that has happened, all the restrictions, it is amazing […]

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