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Bexley Board of Education
Bexley City School board members bid farewell to their colleague -- and sometimes mentor -- Carol Fey last week as she attended her last meeting as an official member of the panel.
Bexley City Council members have retained their existing leadership positions and committee assignments for 2015, but change is on the way -- both in the makeup of council and the physical location of City Hall.
District 18 State Rep. Michael Stinziano (D-Columbus), Community Hours, 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Bexley Starbucks, 2450 E. Main St. Constituents are invited to discuss issues of concern. For more information call Stinziano's office at 614-466-1896.
The Bexley Recreation and Parks Department is holding two events this winter to help offset programming costs throughout the year and help needy families participate in recreation events.
The city of Bexley decided at the end of 2014 to maintain its current trash and recycling pickup service with Columbus-based Rumpke Waste and Recycling through 2017. But city council is considering a new ordinance that could eventually usher in a new semi-automated system.
Upcoming programs and events at the Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main St., are listed below. The library is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 614-231-2793.
Bexley police said the owner of a business in the 2600 block of East Main Street reported a woman attempted to use a counterfeit $100 bill for a purchase Jan. 10.
School board vacancy
Nine candidates have thrown their hats into the ring for a one-year appointment on the Bexley Board of Education.
After 29 years of teaching children basic basketball skills though the nonprofit Junior Dunkers program, Bexley Councilman Jed Morison is hoping he can pass the ball to someone else.
A historical re-enactment at the Kelton House Museum, 586 Town St., at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, will be the next event in Bexley Community Book Club's series illuminating the works of 2015 Selected Author, James McBride.
Erica Hecker, school counselor at Bexley's Maryland Elementary School, will facilitate a discussion based on the book, Little Girls Can be Mean: Four Steps to Bully-Proof Girls in the Early Grades, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. March 2, in the school's library, 2754 Maryland Ave.
If another storm like the one that dumped more than three inches of snow on central Ohio on Jan. 6 strikes again this winter, the city of Bexley is prepared, officials say.
Changes to state law regarding calamity days are making it easier for districts to plan for whatever is in store for them this winter.
Capital University's 24th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Learning will feature keynote speaker Cheryl Brown Henderson, daughter of legendary civil rights activist, the Rev. Oliver L. Brown.
District 18 State Rep. Michael Stinziano (D-Columbus), Community Hours, 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 26, at the Bexley Starbucks, 2450 E. Main St. Constituents are invited to discuss issues they feel are important. For more information, call Stinziano's office at 614-466-1896.