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New salon opens in Gahanna

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday, May 19, for a new Synergi Salon at 373 Stoneridge Plaza in Gahanna.

Making Marks

Gina M. Clepper of Gahanna, an incoming first-year engineering student at Purdue University, has been awarded the Beering Scholarship, which covers full educational expenses for a bachelor's degree and the opportunity to pursue two other graduate degrees at Purdue University.

Coming up

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College notes

* Gahanna resident Grace Skeen graduated from Bob Jones University at its spring 2015 commencement. She received a bachelor's degree in health.

Gahanna Lincoln Class of 2015

Collins leaving Gahanna to lead Columbus parks

Gahanna Parks & Recreation Department director Tony Collins said he's leaving the city he has served for 15 years to take on a new challenge of leading the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department as director beginning June 11.

G-J receives $160,177 energy rebate

The Gahanna-Jefferson Public School District has been honored and has received a rebate check for its commitment to energy efficiency.

Outdoor fitness classes being offered

Gahanna-area residents are being offered free fitness classes outdoors at their parks beginning June 1, thanks to the collaboration of the Gahanna/John E. Bickley YMCA and the Gahanna Parks & Recreation Department.
Police beat

Gahanna: Thieves target items inside vehicles

Gahanna police recently responded to several thefts from vehicles on Wednesday, May 20.

Gorsuch leaves her stock to GJEF for scholarships

The late Norma Jean Gorsuch has left a legacy of education for future generations, bequeathing to the Gahanna-Jefferson Education Foundation all of her JPMorgan Chase stock for the purposes of awarding college scholarships to Gahanna Lincoln High School graduates.
'Following a Feathered Friend'

New book opens on Story Trail in Friendship Park

Youngsters can enjoy Following a Feathered Friend, the new book on the Story Trail that opened May 22 at Gahanna's Friendship Park,150 Oklahoma Ave.
Gahanna Lincoln

Safety training is preparation for life after graduation

Imagine being inside a 40-by-20-foot room engulfed in flames, crawling on the floor to breath and feeling for a door to try to escape while being blinded by smoke.

Parks director Collins leaving Gahanna for Columbus

Gahanna Parks & Recreation Department director Tony Collins is leaving to become director for the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department beginning June 11.

GRIN Free Summer Lunch Program slated

The GRIN Free Summer Lunch Program is offered to all residents of Gahanna from noon to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday, from June 8 to July 24, at Chapelfield Elementary School, Goshen Lane Elementary School and Gahanna Community Congregational Church.

Ridenour rezoning request postponed

The Gahanna Planning Commission on May 20 was scheduled to discuss further a proposed rezoning after several residents objected to a proposal presented May 13.

Gahanna gears for Memorial Day observance

Gahanna will offer "A Community Salute to Veterans," the theme of a Memorial Day program beginning at 1 p.m. Monday, May 25, at Gahanna Veterans Memorial Park, 75 W. Johnstown Road.

Flyathlon helps youth raise money for other youth

Central Ohio youth could ride bicycles and run for youth who can't during the fourth annual Flying Horse Farms Flyathlon beginning at 8:30 a.m. May 31 at Glacier Ridge Metro Park, 9801 Hyland-Croy Road, Plain City.

Witten's Produce Patch to replace Smith Farm Market

Although the name will change, quality fresh produce is expected to be the same at a farm market on the west side of Gahanna this summer.

Dodd: Gahanna Lincoln class of 2015 strives to 'be the best'

Five hundred twenty-eight Gahanna Lincoln High School seniors are poised to graduate beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at the Jerome Schottenstein Center, 555 Borror Drive.
Police beat

Gahanna: Turtles cause traffic issues; police move them from road

Gahanna police recently responded to two separate incidents involving turtles impeding traffic on city streets.

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