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Jefferson Township rescinds proposed JEDZ

The Jefferson Township trustees voted April 23 to rescind a resolution that would have given township residents an opportunity to establish a joint-economic-development zone contract between the township and Gahanna.

Earth Day marked by beetle release at Enchanted Care preschool

Thousands of ladybugs took flight in Gahanna on Tuesday, April 22.
May 6 elections

Jefferson Township residents to decide on JEDZ

Jefferson Township residents on May 6 will decide whether a joint-economic-development-zone contract is approved between the township and Gahanna.
Jefferson Township

JEDZ opposition group says issue is undemocratic

A political action committee called Citizens Against Gahanna Taxation in Jefferson Township is campaigning against Issue 25, a proposed joint economic development zone that's before Jefferson Township voters May 6.

AEP to move transmission HQ to New Albany

American Electric Power is moving its transmission headquarters to New Albany, next door to its central operations center on Smith's Mill Road.

Transportation and logistics MNX Global mulls move to Gahanna

Gahanna City Council is considering a three-year Office & Industrial incentive agreement with MNX Global Logistics.

GLHS students help choose Dodd as principal

Gahanna Lincoln High School students who served on a committee to interview high school principal finalists have high hopes for Bobby Dodd, current New Lexington High School principal.

Herb Day plant sale slated May 10 at Gahanna's Creekside

Central Ohio residents could choose from more than 100 varieties of herbs during the annual Herb Day celebration from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at Gahanna's Creekside.
Police beat

Gahanna: Boy uses fire to ask girl to prom; she said yes

Gahanna police recently responded to a complaint about a fire that was part of a prop to ask a girl to prom.
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.

Dodd to become Lincoln High School principal Aug. 1

The Gahanna-Jefferson Board of Education on April 15 approved a two-year contract with Robert (Bobby) Dodd as Lincoln High School's new principal.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.
Ohio Herb Education Center

Votes could cultivate school gardens

The Ohio Herb Education Center in Gahanna needs votes.

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.

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