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Campaign contributions

Kneeland leads pack in funding

Mayoral hopeful Tom Kneeland led a five-candidate field in campaign fundraising with $13,070 in contributions.

GRIN celebrates consolidated services

Leaders of Gahanna Residents In Need, a local faith-based organization, celebrated being able to offer its services in one location with a April 28 grand opening at 760 Morrison Road.
Reunited with mother

City crews rescue several ducklings from storm sewer

Eight ducklings were rescued April 30 after falling through a storm-sewer grate.
Police beat

Gahanna: Reports involve electronic devices

Gahanna police recently received reports involving electronic devices, including an alleged threat via Instagram.

Three will be inducted into 'Hall of Fame' at Gahanna Lincoln

An educator, physician/scientist and an Air Force chief master sergeant will be inducted into the Gahanna Lincoln High School Alumni Hall of Fame at 10 a.m. Friday, May 8, during a ceremony in the high school auditorium.
Gahanna-Jefferson Education Foundation

Cornerstone inductees include teachers, foundation champion

The Gahanna-Jefferson Education Foundation will recognize three individuals who have helped build excellence within the Gahanna schools.

Lincoln to present 'Pippin' May 7-10

The Gahanna Lincoln High School theater department will bring the story of a young prince to the stage when it presents Pippin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, May 7-9, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 10.

College notes

Olivia Liao of Gahanna is one of 33 recipients of a scholarship through the Wolfe Study Abroad Recognition program at the Ohio State University Office of International Affairs. The 2011 Gahanna Lincoln High School graduate and a logistics management and Japanese major will use the award to study in Japan.

Coming up

Concord Counseling Services, third annual 5K Run, Walk & Mutt Strut, May 9, at Heritage Park in Westerville. There will be one course for runners and walkers, and one for participants with dogs. Runners and walkers will begin the race at 8 to 8:05 a.m.; "mutt strutters" will start at 8:20 a.m. Companies, organizations and families are encouraged to form teams. Proceeds will benefit Concord Counseling Services' programs for all ages. The registration fee is $30 for all participants. Registrants will receive a T-shirt, a gift bag and a participation medal. Race day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. For more information, visit

Immunization clinic set up for children

Franklin County Public Health will offer childhood immunizations by appointment only at a clinic set for 9:40 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, May 4, at the Gahanna Municipal Building, 200 S. Hamilton Road.

Herb Day to feature 'Herbal Affair' preview night

Central Ohio residents will be able to purchase plants a day before the annual Herb Day in Gahanna by attending "An Herbal Affair," a new event sponsored by the Gahanna Parks & Recreation Foundation.

Rescued ducklings reunited with mother

Eight ducklings were rescued April 30 after falling through a storm-sewer grate.

Council considers 2015 roadwork plan

Gahanna residents soon should see road construction, as City Council is considering a contract for the 2015 street program.
2015-16 school year

Schmidt chosen as G-J's interim superintendent

After turmoil regarding the end of Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools Superintendent Francis Scruci's three-year contract and his subsequent resignation, the school board was in unanimous agreement to employ Scott Schmidt as interim superintendent for the 2015-16 school year.

Clothes Mentor opens, just buying for time being

Ladies could make a few extra dollars by selling their gently used clothing and accessories to Clothes Mentor, an upscale resale store for women that opened April 18 at 5566 N. Hamilton Road in Gahanna's New Albany Plaza, just south of state Route 161.

Academy to present creepy, kooky 'Addams Family'

The Columbus Academy Upper School Student Theatre will bring The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy to the stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 1 and 2, in the school's Schoedinger Theatre, 4300 Cherry Bottom Road.
May 5 primary

Five vie for two finalist spots in mayoral race

The campaign trail is nearing an end for five candidates seeking one of two finalist spots in the May 5 primary race for Gahanna mayor.

Digging Arbor Day

Police beat

Gahanna: Reported email scam threatens to impose fine

Gahanna police recently responded to a report of a computer scam involving an email request for payment to fix a computer.

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