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Independence Day

Gonzales to host Gahanna office hours July 21

State Rep. Anne Gonzales (R-Westerville) will host district office hours in Gahanna on Monday, July 21.

City, townships cleaning up after storms

Gahanna and Mifflin Township were cleaning up Tuesday, July 8, after Monday evening's storms left police and fire personnel scrambling to respond to transformer fires and fallen trees and power lines.

School board debates value of having work sessions

Community dialogue regarding topics like eligibility requirements for Gahanna-Jefferson athletics could be scheduled in the near future.
Jefferson Township survey

Residents' ratings sought on EMS, emergency responders

Some Jefferson Township residents might receive a call next week about their local emergency responders.

Emergency responders train using Hamilton Road homes

About 200 central Ohio emergency responders will have had an opportunity to train in Gahanna by the time 10 homes are demolished along South Hamilton Road and Rocky Fork South this month.

New leader at Gahanna Christian Academy

Gahanna Christian Academy, a ministry of Pathway Church in Gahanna, has welcomed a new head of school, the Rev. Gary Johnston.

Creekside duck race to benefit Children's

Little rubber ducks will be racing down the Big Walnut Creek at Gahanna's Creekside next month as a fundraiser to benefit the Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

City receives award for governmental budgeting

Gahanna has been honored with an award that recognizes the highest achievement in governmental budgeting.
Police beat

Gahanna: Goshen Court resident reports UFOs, 'aliens'

Police recently responded to a resident who reported unidentified flying objects as "aliens."

Neighbor in the news

Gahanna Christian Academy, a ministry of Pathway Church in Gahanna, has welcomed a new head of school, the Rev. Gary Johnston.

Coming up

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College notes

Blacklick and Gahanna area students who received associate, bachelor's, master's or doctorates at Ohio State University's 2014 spring commencement are:
Monday storm

Gahanna reports signal outages, fires, down lines

Gahanna emergency operations director James Williams reported that emergency responders were working as quickly as possible in response to multiple fires and traffic outages following a storm that came through the city about 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 7.

Danny's Day

July 7 deadline

School board weighing fall ballot options

The Gahanna-Jefferson Board of Education met into the late hours of June 25, debating over what might be the best option for a November ballot measure.

City leaders mull options as trash contract expiring

Improved service and cost containment is what Gahanna service director Dottie Franey said she expects with a possible change in how the city handles refuse, recycling and yard waste in 2015 and beyond.

Lions tout American pride for July 4 parade

"Proud to be an American" is the theme of the Gahanna Lions Club's annual July 4 parade scheduled to step off at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 4, from Clark Hall, 380 Granville St.
House Bill 85

New law raises homestead exemption for disabled veterans

Many disabled Ohio veterans will get some property-tax relief, thanks to a bill Gov. John Kasich has signed into law.
Police beat

Gahanna: Department flooded with calls about high water

Gahanna police recently responded to a variety of incidents related to high water and flooding.

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