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Gahanna-Jefferson schools

Board picks New Albany leader for vacant seat

The Gahanna-Jefferson Board of Education has appointed Jennifer Chrysler as its newest member.
Gahanna Planning Commission

Don't count on chickens being allowed in backyards

Gahanna’s Planning Commission laid an egg for residents who wanted to raise backyard chickens in residential neighborhoods.

Jefferson Township trustees approve M/I plan to build 78 houses

A proposed M/I development off Darling and Reynoldsburg-New Albany roads has brought various plans before Jefferson Township and Gahanna over almost two years, but the process ended where it started: in the township.

Coming up

Visit with Santa at the Herb Center, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 10 and 17 at the Ohio Education Herb Center, 110 Mill St. Cost is $5 per craft/photo or three items for $12. For more information please contact 614-342-4380.

Dashing toward the holidays

Membership drive ongoing at center

The Gahanna Senior Center, 200 S. Hamilton Road, is hosting a senior membership drive.
Holiday Lights

Gingerbread house contest tests creativity

Central Ohio bakers can get out their aprons and prepare gingerbread, frosting and candies for Gahanna's Holiday Lights annual gingerbread house contest.
Police beat

Gahanna: Packages reported stolen from several residences

Gahanna police recently received several reports of packages being stolen from residents' porches.
Mifflin Township

Nine rookie firefighters ready for 'tough job'

The Mifflin Township Division of Fire has nine new firefighters.
DECA rebranding

High school Paw Print to aid local causes

When Gahanna fans buy apparel from Lincoln High School's Paw Print, they will support not only Lions' teams but three local causes as well.

Celebration brightens spirits

While the weather may have been frightfully cold at Gahanna's Holiday Lights Celebration, a warm sense of community resonated in the Creekside District to kick off the holiday season.
Jefferson Township

Trustees OK M/I Homes' Darling Road request

Jefferson Township trustees on Nov. 30 approved a request to rezone property from restricted suburban residential district to planned suburban residential district.

Immunization clinic set at municipal site

Franklin County Public Health will offer adult and child immunizations by appointment only from 9:40 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at the Gahanna Municipal Building, 200 S. Hamilton Road.

Dancing in a holiday classic

BalletMet will present its annual production of "The Nutcracker" Dec. 9-24 at the Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St. Seventeen performances are scheduled, with ticket prices ranging from $29 to $89. Tickets can be purchased at the CAPA Ticket Center, 39 E. State St., and To purchase tickets by phone, call 614-469-0939 or 800-745-3000. Madison E. Burks of Gahanna will appear in the production.

Community briefs

Gahanna has been awarded two grants for trail and park development through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

College notes

* Gahanna and Blacklick students named to the Columbus State Community College dean's list for the summer of 2016 include:

Coming up

Santa 5K and Little Reindeer Dash, 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 3 at the Creekside District, 117 Mill St., Gahanna. The top finishers receive prizes, and all finishers receive a medal. Registration is limited to 300, and the price range is $25-$35. For details, call 614-418-9114 or go to

'Best Christmas Pageant' runs through Dec. 18

Columbus Children's Theatre will present "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" through Dec. 18 at the Park Street Theatre, 512 Park St.

Commission wants 'solid' set of rules on backyard chickens

The Gahanna Planning Commission wants more time to draft a code that could allow backyard chickens in areas of the city where they're currently prohibited.

City, Reliant Capital look forward to office opening

The expansion of Reliant Capital Solutions LLC in Gahanna next year will mark the first commercial office building that has been constructed in the city in nearly a decade.

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