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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.

Coming up

CHA Animal Shelter, Par for Pets golf outing, 2 p.m. May 16 at Oakhaven Golf Club in Delaware. This event is set up as a four person, best ball scramble. Tickets, at $99, include two drink tickets, unlimited range balls, use of the on course beverage cart along with all you can eat brats, burgers and sides after golf. Groups, pairs and single golfers may register online by visiting A raffle, silent auction and award show are included. The driving range and registration will open at 1 p.m. Proceeds benefit CHA, a nonprofit animal shelter in northeast Columbus.

College notes

Ryan Floyd of Gahanna received the Junior Award for the Department of Inclusive Services and Exceptional Learners at Ashland University's Academic Honors Convocation. Departmental awards are given to one sophomore, one junior and one senior from each department.

Neighbors in the news

Ginnie Ma earned second-place honors in the Junior Solo Division of the statewide Graves/Ohio Music Teachers Association Piano Competition.

Herb Day

Herb Day was held May 9 in Gahanna's Creekside district.
Compliance for state grant

Council mulls fund specifically for Hamilton project

Gahanna City Council is considering legislation to establish a fund for grant money the city has been awarded for the Hamilton Road Central project.
Race to November

Gergley, Kneeland gear up for fall mayoral battle

Gahanna mayoral hopefuls Joseph Gergley and Tom Kneeland are preparing to focus on the Nov. 3 general election, after advancing from a field of five candidates in the May 5 primary.

Concert celebrates student musicians

The Gahanna Lincoln High School bands' Senior Celebration Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 14, in the school auditorium, 140 S Hamilton Road.

Turner's video blog transports visitors to NASA

Central Ohio residents can join 23-year-old Jennifer Turner on a journey to become a flight controller in Mission Control at NASA's Johnson Space Center through a video blog.

Forecast assumes major cuts in funding

Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools treasurer Julio Valladares presented the district's five-year forecast during a May 7 workshop, showing a worst-case scenario of a $2.3 million deficit in fiscal year 2019.
Green Scoop: 'Poop with Potential'

Business finds niche in renewable energy

With the help of entrepreneurs like Jendell Duffner, it's possible to turn pets' backyard waste into a renewable energy source.
Police beat

Gahanna: Drag racing reported near city's golf course

Gahanna police recently responded to several reported incidents involving drag racing along Olde Ridenour Road.

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