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Capstone competition

Jefferson Township

Fire chief: Levy failure would be devastating

Jefferson Township residents will decide on a 2-mill levy on the May 6 ballot to sustain current operations at the Jefferson Township Fire Department.

Rag Tag strikes chord with Ohio inmates

Although they're imprisoned at Marysville's Ohio Reformatory for Women, about 400 inmates recently had their spirits lifted by central Ohio's Rag Tag Worship Team.
Small Business Community Heroes

ThisWeek , Direct Energy to recognize community service

Direct Energy and ThisWeek Community News announce the launch of the first Columbus Small Business Community Heroes award program. Nominations are being accepted until May 29. The online nomination form can be found by visiting

Sixth-grader collecting cereal, bars to help hungry children

Gahanna Middle School East sixth-grader Alex Baker wants cereal and cereal bars to help feed breakfast to hungry children this summer.

Scruci withdraws candidacy for Pickerington Local job

Overcome with emotion, one could've heard a pin drop as Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools Superintendent Francis Scruci fought back tears to announce he had withdrawn from consideration as a superintendent candidate for Pickerington Local Schools.

Scruci: Dodd is top pick for Lincoln principal job

The Gahanna-Jefferson Board of Education on April 15 was scheduled to approve a contract with Robert (Bobby) Dodd as Lincoln High School's new principal.
Police beat

Gahanna: Beggars reported in StoneRidge Plaza lot, along South Hamilton

Gahanna police recently responded to incidents involving a woman asking for money and a man seeking work by holding a sign.
Ohio Herb Education Center

Votes could cultivate school gardens

The Ohio Herb Education Center in Gahanna needs votes.

GLHS' Thomas earns National Achievement Scholarship: $2,500

Gahanna Lincoln High School senior Kirstyn Thomas will attend the University of Cincinnati on a full scholarship, thanks to a recent academic achievement.

Brick deadline is April 23 for Memorial Day dedication

The deadline is Wednesday, April 23, for Gahanna-area residents to purchase a brick to be dedicated on Memorial Day at Gahanna Veterans Memorial Park, 73 W. Johnstown Road.

Scruci withdraws as candidate for Pickerington Local job

Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools Superintendent Francis Scruci has withdrawn as a candidate for the superintendent's job in Pickerington Local Schools.

Council OKs contracts to manage pools

Gahanna swimmers will see some new faces at the pools this summer.

Recycled art takes seed in Chapelfield 'garden'

A reading garden is sprouting at Chapelfield Elementary School, with student-designed sculptures covered in colored plastic bottle caps.

New high school principal could be named this week

A new Gahanna Lincoln High School principal could be announced today, April 10.
April 12 Columbus Walk MS

Gahanna's Armstrong running for self, others

Thirty-five-year-old Asia Armstrong thought she was having a stroke eight years ago.
Police beat

Gahanna: Streakers reported on April Fools' Day

Gahanna police responded to a variety of unusual calls April 1, including a report of naked males with squirt guns in a front yard.

Raisin' the Roof production to benefit arts group, Children's

Central Ohio thespians will perform Raisin' the Roof this weekend in an effort to benefit a nonprofit arts group and Nationwide Children's Hospital.

On the move

James C. Farrell of Blacklick has joined Renier Construction as senior estimator.
Planning Commission

Variance needed for resident's privacy fence -- seven years after it was installed

A fence installation error made seven years ago is being brought to task by the city of Gahanna.

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