Henry A. “Andy” Misko

Henry A. “Andy” Misko died Wednesday, March 20, 2013 in his Tappan Lake home following a period of declining health. Born Nov. 8, 1930 in Martins Ferry, a son of the late Sam and Tessianna Gudza Misko. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Mark...

Teen nearly drowns in Tappan Lake

TAPPAN LAKE – The humid summer weather has brought out plenty of people for water-based recreation, but the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District is stressing safety after a teen nearly drowned in Tappan Lake on Aug. 5. A  16-year-old boy was reportedly...

Harold Peirce Eastwood

Harold Peirce Eastwood, 85, of the Tappan Lake area near Scio since 1989, formerly a longtime resident of Maple Heights, passed away Sunday, Apri 24, 2011 at Union Hospital in Dover, after a sudden illness. Born June 1, 1925 in Cleveland, he was a son of the late Otto...

Seawall project underway at Tappan Lake

By AMY GAREIS News-Herald Staff Writer TAPPAN LAKE – A portion of Tappan Lake is undergoing a seawall project intended to improve water quality and deter further erosion. Work includes constructing a 1,000-linear-foot vertical bulkhead seawall within the park....

James A. “Jim” Russell

James A. “Jim” Russell, 78, of the Tappan Lake area, passed away Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010 at the Cleveland Clinic. Born Oct.27, 1932, he was a son of the late Stephen L. Russell and Wanda S. (Edie) Russell Dundr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by...

Mary O. Beckley

Mary O. Beckley, 97, of Tappan Lake, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 at the Harrison County Home, Cadiz. She was born Sept. 11, 1913 in Smithdale, Ohio near the family farm on Tappan Lake, a daughter of the late Earl and Laura Fulton Buxton. In addition to her parents,...

Kayak lessons set at Tappan

TAPPAN LAKE – The best way to learn about paddling a kayak is to learn right on the water. The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) will host a free “Quick Start Your Kayak” class Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at the beach at Tappan Lake...

H2S issue restricts access until fall

By AMY GAREIS News-Herald Staff Writer UHRICHSVILLE – Boaters, swimmers and fishermen enjoying the water this summer should be mindful of one restricted area in Tappan Lake. A section in the outlet works area at Uhrichsville will likely remain closed until fall...

(Thelma) Jean Henderson

(Thelma) Jean Henderson passed away in her home and surrounded by her loving family on Monday, June 07, 2010. She was strong and brave through a long struggle with pancreatic cancer. Jean was born March 16, 1939 in Georgetown, Ohio. She was the daughter of the late...

Gregory Lawrence Birney

Gregory “Greg” Lawrence Birney, 53, Cottonwood, Ariz., formerly of Tappan lake, Scio, died Tuesday, June 1, 2010. He was born Nov. 23, 1956 in Canton, the son of David L. Birney and Shelva J. Birney Palmer. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Marcus Jackson;...