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Substance abuse town hall

Epidemic not solitary fight

State and city government officials, law enforcement representatives and educators discussed strategies to combat the statewide opiate epidemic during the 43209/Bexley Town Hall Meeting on Substance Abuse last week.

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Events build up to author's visit

The community will have a variety of opportunities to explore the books of Bexley Community Book Club's 2016 Selected Author, Jacqueline Woodson, prior to her Dec. 1 visit to Bexley High School.

Library notes

Upcoming programs and events at the Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main St., are listed below.

Regulations open doors for drone operators

Thanks to new rules from the Federal Aviation Administration, the world of commercial drone flight is no longer the wild west.
Handheld devices

Bexley leads the way in approving ban

Bexley has become the first jurisdiction in central Ohio to make it illegal for drivers to use handheld devices when driving within city limits.
Police beat

Bexley: Attempt to take items from store partially fails

Bexley police said an employee of a business in the 2500 block of East Main Street reported that on Sept. 7, someone stole several items from the store.

National Merit selects three Bexley seniors

Three Bexley High School seniors are among the 16,000 semifinalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship program: Spencer Brooks, Megan Jaffy and Grace Maley.

Hearing on city's zoning code modifications scheduled Oct. 18

The city of Bexley is seeking public input as its council considers legislation that is designed to update and streamline the local zoning code.

Bexley approves ban on using devices while driving

Bexley has become the first jurisdiction in central Ohio to make it illegal for drivers to use handheld devices when driving within the city limits.

Summer's dog days at the pool bring crowd

Thanks in part to a relatively dry summer, attendance at the David H. Madison Community Pool was up this summer, according to the city of Bexley Recreation and Parks Department's numbers.

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Library notes

Upcoming programs and events at the Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main St., are listed below.

Troupe to fill roles in '13: The Musical'

Gallery Players will hold individual auditions for teen performers from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and a dance call for all performers from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 27 and 29 in the Roth/Resler Theater at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus, 1125 College Ave.
Bexley's crosswalks

City leaders say drivers, pedestrians need to follow law

In an effort to increase safety as the school year gets underway, Bexley city officials are trying to raise awareness that Bexley law requires drivers yield to pedestrians in marked crosswalks.
City finances

Preliminary work on budget gets underway

With fall just around the corner, Bexley city officials have begun discussing the 2017 budget.

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