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Nationwide Children's Hospital

Duck Race & Run to benefit Research Institute

Thousands of ducks will race downstream from the marina at Gahanna's Creekside Park beginning about 11:45 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, as part of the fourth annual Great Columbus Duck Race & Run.

Duck race helps Research Institute help kids

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital is providing hope to central Ohio parents Tony and Mardee DeSantis that their 7-year-old son, James, could live beyond his projected life expectancy of late teens to early 20s.
Blacklick Ridge park

Playground installation begins

Children will be able to enjoy new swings and other playground equipment at Blacklick Ridge Community Park by the end of next month.

Council seeks more input on strategic plan

Gahanna City Council members say they like the idea of working with two firms to develop a citywide strategic plan, but some disagree about the proposed scope.

Center gives hope to parents

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital is providing hope to central Ohio parents Tony and Mardee DeSantis that their 7-year-old son, James, could live beyond his projected life expectancy of late teens to early 20s.
Rocky Fork Metro Park

New dog park not yet open

Although a number of guests and officials brought their furry four-legged friends to the Aug. 14 grand opening of Rocky Fork Metro Park, the facility's dog park is not yet open.
Police beat

Gahanna: Vandalism includes veggie-stuffed tailpipe

Gahanna police recently responded to several reports of vehicles being vandalized, including a vegetable being stuffed into the tailpipe of a motorcycle.

Goodwill opens new retail store in Gahanna

Goodwill Columbus is opening its newest retail store at 5130 Hamilton Road in Gahanna, with a public ribbon-cutting celebration beginning at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28.

Project illustrates Jews lost in Holocaust

Hundreds of thousands of paper clips are filling the classroom of Gahanna Lincoln High School history teacher Jennifer Candor, who's trying to help students grasp the murder of 6 million Jews in the Holocaust.

Coming up

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PTO to host colorful 5K Sept. 18

The Gahanna Middle School South Parent-Teacher Organization will host a fundraiser, ColorSplash 5K, from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, on the school grounds.

College notes

Blacklick and Gahanna residents who received degrees at Ohio State University's 2015 spring commencement are:

On the move

Theresa Mason of Blacklick has been promoted to president of Grange Life Insurance Co.

Ohio Herb Education Center plans fall classes

The Ohio Herb Education Center, 110 Mill St., is open Tuesday through Friday noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. The following classes will be offered this fall. For more information, call 614-342-4380 or visit gahanna.gov/departments/parks/Herb_Center.aspx.

Gahanna teachers set priorities for new school year

Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools Interim Superintendent Scott Schmidt said the new school year is off to a good start.
City Council race

Sillato's bid fails certification requirements

Gahanna resident Brad C. Sillato won't be a candidate for City Council in the Nov. 3 election because his petition lacked the required number of valid signatures.
Lean Gahanna

City staffers will attend efficiency 'boot camp' in fall

Thirteen Gahanna senior staff members are going to "boot camp" next month in an effort to provide exceptional value to residents through the Lean Gahanna program.
Ken Bell

City honors retiring deputy police chief

Gahanna officials are recognizing retiring Deputy Police Chief Ken Bell, praising him for helping to lead the Gahanna Division of Police with integrity for 16 years and positioning the well-into the future.

Cap City Diner to add outdoor patio

Cap City Fine Diner patrons soon will be able to enjoy the restaurant's signature meatloaf and pie on a patio at 1301 Stoneridge Drive.
Police beat

Gahanna: Meteor watchers warned for being in park after dark

Individuals were warned about being in a Gahanna park after dark when they were trying to view last week's meteor shower.

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