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Art league presents November show

The Gahanna Area Art League's November show is on display at Gahanna City Hall, 200 N. Hamilton Road.

Coming up

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Holiday Lights shines without parade

Area residents embraced a new Holiday Lights format Nov. 22, with elements from the former parade and about 90 interactive activities.

Gahanna commission: Keep strong mayor

The Gahanna Governance Commission has recommended the city retain its strong-mayor form of government.
3.4 acres on Morse Road

Alzheimer's care center coming in early 2017

Gahanna will be home to a new 66-bed memory-care facility on 3.4 acres at 5195-5221 Morse Road in early 2017.

GRIN's 'Big Give' continues help for those in need

About 250 area residents are giving thanks this holiday for Gahanna Residents In Need, a faith-based organization that assists the less fortunate in the Gahanna area.

Williams ‘irreplaceable’ as emergency-operations

Through snow and ice storms, the 2012 derecho and 9/11, Gen. James Williams led the charge to keep Gahanna residents safe.
Police beat

Gahanna: Officer suggests better signage along trail

Gahanna police contacted the city's zoning department recently to suggest better signage after a recent complaint about construction work near the Gahanna Municipal Golf Course.

Two GLHS productions nominated in 'best' contest

Gahanna Lincoln High School productions are in the running to be picked as the best high school musical or play in Columbus.

Alzheimer's memory-care facility to open in Gahanna in 2017

Gahanna will be home to a new 66-bed memory-care facility on 3.4 acres at 5195-5221 Morse Road in early 2017.

Honoring veterans

Council might raise sewer rates in 2016

Gahanna residents might expect to pay an additional $1.05 per 1,000 gallons of use for sewer and 4 cents less per 1,000 gallons of water use in 2016.
First of three search firms

K-12 touts its robust network, organic growth

The Gahanna-Jefferson Board of Education is expected to schedule a special meeting in the coming weeks to hear from two more search firms to conduct the superintendent search.

Council pays tribute to late general

Gahanna Mayor Becky Stinchcomb and Gahanna City Council members honored Brig. Gen. James M. Abraham during the Nov. 16 council meeting.

Coming up

Storytellers of Central Ohio, "Tellabration 2015 For Grown-ups," 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 in the Ohio History Center Auditorium, Interstate 71 and 17th Avenue. Doors open at 7 p.m. For this event a grownup is someone who can comprehend and appreciate a 90-minute concert of diverse and entertaining stories. All tickets are $5. For more information go to

College notes

Gahanna residents recently initiated into the honor society Phi Kappa Phi include Tiffany Marulli and Xu Weng. Both were initiated at the Ohio State.
Holiday Lights

Celebration 'wrapped in different package'

A reindeer petting zoo, horse-drawn carriage rides, ornament-making and live nativity are among the almost 90 activities available to kick off the Holidays Lights celebration in Gahanna's Creekside District on Mill Street from 3 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22.

Making marks

Blacklick and Gahanna students named to the honor and merit rolls for the first grading period of the 2015-16 school year at St. Charles Preparatory School in Columbus are:

Training under fire

Other nearby fire departments also participated in training exercises throughout the morning, including personnel from the Columbus, Plain Township and Jefferson Township fire departments.
U.S. District Court

Woman pleads guilty to VA money theft

Gahanna resident Rita Green, 55, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Nov. 13 to theft of public money by illegally receiving Department of Veterans Affairs Dependency Indemnity Compensation benefits.

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