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Scruci resignation

Board to look again for superintendent

Gahanna-Jefferson Superintendent Francis Scruci submitted his resignation to the school board Feb. 18, negating the need for the long anticipated vote to renew his contract.

Snow-day education

Low temperatures might close school, but having a dad who's a teacher doesn't necessarily translate into a day off.

Council weighs possible city staff changes

Gahanna City Council continued dissecting a proposed staff change Feb. 23 that would give finance director Jennifer Teal a dual role as assistant city administrator and add a coordinator in the finance department.

Shops at Rocky Fork to include southwest fare, Dunkin' Donuts

More food choices and personal services are coming to Gahanna with the opening of the Shops at Rocky Fork beginning in June.

Community briefs

Gahanna voters will have five mayoral candidates in the May 5 primary.The top two vote-getters will advance to the general election in November.
Police beat

Gahanna: Neighbor allegedly threatens woman

Gahanna police recently responded to a woman who said she was threatened by her neighbor.

Creekside's Pigskin taps craft beer for sports fans

It's game time for Pigskin Brewing Co. in Gahanna's Creekside.

Gahanna-Jefferson Superintendent Scruci tenders resignation

After months of indecision regarding the renewal of Superintendent Francis Scruci's contract, the Gahanna-Jefferson Board of Education accepted his resignation during a Feb. 18 special meeting.
Owing Stonehenge

Settlement will cost taxpayers $980,000

The Gahanna-Jefferson Board of Education has agreed to a $980,000 settlement with Stonehenge Land Co.
Gahanna-Jefferson board

Residents seek answers; Scruci looks elsewhere

In an ongoing quest to find transparency and answers to the status of the employment of Superintendent Francis Scruci, district residents filled Clark Hall for the Gahanna-Jefferson Board of Education's Feb. 12 meeting.

Gahanna-Jefferson's Scruci isn't pick for West Geauga superintendent

A rural Cleveland suburban school named a local resident as its new superintendent Feb. 17 over Gahanna-Jefferson Superintendent Francis Scruci.

Volunteers sought for parks implementation group

A parks-and-recreation master-plan implementation task force is being created to ensure that recommendations are carried out that include residents' desires.
Police beat

Gahanna: Neighbors accused of running meth lab

Gahanna police recently responded to a resident who alleged his neighbors had a methamphetamine lab.

Coming up

Knights of Columbus in Gahanna, fish-fry dinners to support multiple charities, 5 to 7:15 p.m. Fridays, Feb. 20 through March 20, in the Hutta Gymnasium attached to St. Matthew School, 807 Havens Corners Road. These Lenten dinners are all you can eat. For a complete schedule and dinner menu, visit and click the 2015 Fish Fry Dinner Menu link. There will be special value pricing for families.

College notes

Grace Skeen of Gahanna was named to the fall 2014 dean's list at Bob Jones University. Skeen is a senior health major.

On the move

Suburban Natural Gas Co. has announced that Gahanna resident Andrew J. Sonderman, formerly general counsel for Columbia Gas System's natural gas distribution companies and currently a director with the Columbus law firm of Kegler, Brown, Hill & Ritter, will assume Suburban's presidency March 1.

Pleasure Guild presents 'Wonka'

Pleasure Guild is a 101-year-old organization of women dedicated to raising funds for the hospital's Hospice and Palliative Care program. Visit for more information.

Community briefs

Gahanna Community Theatre will present Brigadoon Feb. 20-22 at Gahanna Lincoln High School, 140 S. Hamilton Road.

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