More Canal Winchester News

Coming up

City of Canal Winchester and the Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District, Backyard Conservation Workshop, 10 to 11:30 a.m. March 14, at the Frances Steube Community Center, 22 S. Trine St. The free workshop is entitled "Composting, Containers and Conservation." Participants will learn the benefits of rain gardens, rain barrels and composting. Those who attend may be eligible to receive a $50 rebate voucher, dependent on homeowner's location and while supplies last, on the purchase of an approved rain barrel and/or composter.

Baker Creative's website wins honors

Baker Creative, a branding agency in Groveport, was recently selected as a winner of Graphic Design USA magazine's 2014 American Graphic Design Awards in two categories.

Quick fix

Council agrees to delay building demolition

Demolition of a city-owned building at 595 Cherry St. has been put off for six months at the request of Groveport Food Pantry volunteers, who have expressed interest in the building.
Ohio and Erie Canal rest stop

Deal will save Sharps Landing building

A deal between NorthPoint Development and the Groveport Heritage and Preservation Society will save an original Ohio and Erie Canal building from being destroyed when warehouses are built on what was Sharps Landing.
Rohr and Pontius roads

Warehouses will total 1.5 million square feet

Before a standing-room-only crowd of residents Feb. 23, Groveport City Council voted in favor of a new warehouse project at the southeast corner of Rohr and Pontius roads.

Kindergartners spearhead mitten-tree drive

Nine kindergarten classes at Indian Trail Elementary School in Canal Winchester turned the lessons they learned about how animals cope with cold weather into a project to help humans in need keep warm in winter.

Groveport adds two makeup days to classroom calendar

Winter is taking a toll on the school calendar for Groveport Madison students.

Coming up

All Saints Academy/Christ the King Church, Lenten Fish Fry, 5 to 8 p.m. March 13 and March 27, in the gymnasium at All Saints Academy, 2855 E. Livingston Ave. For more information, call the academy at 614-231-3391.

Military notes

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman Kacie L. Pernell, Air Force Airman Sela R. York, U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Hunter D. Rose and Air Force Airman Skyler A. Simmons, each recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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