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Operation Evergreen

Annual project sends holiday cheer to troops

Soldiers stationed overseas will open some early holiday gifts this year -- fragrant, 6-foot white pines or Fraser firs donated by more than 40 tree farms and ready to trim with ornaments handmade by Ohio schoolchildren.

GMLEA has 'no confidence' in Hoover

Almost 200 Groveport Madison Local Education Association teachers and family members turned out for the Nov. 12 Groveport Madison School Board meeting in support of a "no confidence" vote against Superintendent Bruce Hoover.

City hopes to fill finance post by end of year

Canal Winchester officials are once again looking to upgrade staff skills as they make plans to replace a retiring staff member.

Council changes 'flawed' evaluation process

Groveport City Council voted unanimously Nov. 10 to update staff performance evaluation processes to correct current flaws.

Residents, school board say no to cell tower

SBA Communications tried and failed Nov. 10 to convince residents near Asbury Elementary School that erecting a cell tower on school grounds was a good idea.

Schools hoping to fill 175 Thanksgiving bags

Teachers and staff members at Canal Winchester schools are giving students some lessons in giving that they hope will fill at least 175 bags of food for those in need at Thanksgiving.

Holiday Formal celebrates community, friends

A formal dance to benefit veterans is returning to Canal Winchester this holiday season.

Military notes

Air Force Airman Zachary J. Snyder graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

City eyes changes to comp time, sick leave

Canal Winchester City Council heard the first reading of an ordinance Nov. 3 that would incorporate a number of changes to the employee handbook, including some affecting sick leave and comp-time policies.
Canal Winchester Human Services

Adopt-a-Family program expected to aid hundreds

For families in need, the holidays can be an additional stress when trying to provide a traditional experience that many people take for granted.

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