More Canal Winchester News

Looking to the future

City, township asked to deal with safety, traffic issues

Residents brought concerns about speeding vehicles, pedestrian safety and bicycle safety to Canal Winchester City Council and Madison Township trustees last week.
Phase 4 improvements

City eyes new try for Gender Road funding

Canal Winchester officials are trying to decide whether to try again to obtain state funding to help pay for phase 4 of Gender Road improvements.

Council OKs purchase of Hanners Park from BrewDog

Canal Winchester City Council voted unanimously last week to approve the purchase of Roger Hanners Recreational Fields and Park from BrewDog for $400,000.

Sotlar praises smooth start to new school year

The first day of the 2015-16 school year was a "huge success" and marked one of the "smoothest starts" the district has ever had, according to Superintendent Jim Sotlar.

Metro Parks seeks change in city's hunting zones

Central Ohio Metro Parks officials have asked the city of Groveport to amend its current map of hunting and trapping zones to show that such activities are prohibited at Three Creeks Metro Park.

Groveport to host Kids on the Move 5K

The City of Groveport will host the first inaugural Kids on the Move 5K benefiting Nationwide Children's Hospital on Saturday, Sept. 12, at Groveport Recreation Center, 7370 Groveport Road.

College notes

Alec Staley of Canal Winchester was named to the dean's list at Salisbury University for the spring 2015 semester.

Down on the farm

Bond sale will fund building purchase, renovation

The Groveport Madison Board of Education agreed unanimously last week to approve the sale of $9.5 million worth of bonds to fund the purchase and renovation of a 109,000-square-foot building at 4400 Marketing Place.

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