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Blacklick artist sells functional pottery at Winterfair

Blacklick artist Jason Wolff will display and sell his functional pottery at the Ohio Designer Craftsmen's Winterfair from Dec. 5 to 7 at the Ohio State Fairgrounds' Bricker Building.
Volunteer Citizen of the Year

VETMotorsports founder honored for service

An Upper Arlington man who founded a nonprofit motorsports organization to give renewed purpose to military veterans last week was named the 2014 Columbus Volunteer Citizen of the Year.

Holiday Lights

G-J educators testify before legislature on testing limits

Gahanna-Jefferson educators recently addressed the Education Committee of the Ohio House of Representatives, challenging them to make sure school is a place for learning and not just testing.
Gahanna Residents In Need

Volunteers sought to adopt families for Christmas

About 140 local families will give thanks to Gahanna Residents In Need this Thanksgiving.

Creekside to host Santa Run, Reindeer Dash on Dec. 6

Creekside will host hundreds of runners donning red stocking caps during the Santa Race, a holiday 5K run, starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6.

City awarded for financial report

The city of Gahanna has been awarded the certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ending Dec. 31, 2013.
Police beat

Gahanna: Whitehall schools official gets an email from 'Anonymous'

Gahanna police responded to a request by the Whitehall City Schools superintendent, who wanted additional patrol because of an email seeking his resignation.

City's first snow brought down many tree limbs

Downed tree limbs were more of a challenge than road conditions during Gahanna's first major snowfall of the season Monday, Nov. 17.
Annual Operation

Evergreen project sends holiday cheer to troops

Soldiers stationed overseas will open some early holiday gifts this year -- fragrant, 6-foot white pines or Fraser firs donated by more than 40 tree farms and ready to trim with ornaments handmade by Ohio schoolchildren.
Holiday Lights

Gahanna's annual celebration features reindeer petting zoo

Gahanna residents will enjoy a full lineup of free family activities before and after the Nov. 23 Holiday Lights Parade and Tree Lighting, including horse-drawn carriage rides and a reindeer petting zoo.
Mifflin Township

Leonard Park project to connect residents to Columbus water

More than 100 Mifflin Township residents will have access to drinkable tap water in the spring, thanks to the kickoff of the Leonard Park project.
Police beat

Gahanna: Man says neighbor hit him with vacuum hose

A resident of the Green Meadows Drive apartments told Gahanna police he and and his girlfriend heard a loud noise outside the apartment door and found a neighbor outside cleaning at 5:47 p.m. Nov. 9. He said he was struck in the shoulder by the neighbor's vacuum hose, but he wasn't injured.
Issue 1 passage

Scruci heaps praise for volunteers' campaign work

Gahanna-Jefferson Public School District officials are seeking professional design services for some facility improvements.
'#Socktober challenge'

High Point students collect thousands of socks for needy

High Point Elementary School third-graders don't have cold feet when it comes to meeting a challenge.
Straight talk

Community's backing lets G-J make critical upgrades

A great school district can't exist without a supportive community. I am humbled by the support shown Nov. 4 as our permanent improvements levy was approved by our community, the voters.

Tours demonstrate home living for those with limitations

Older adults and people with physical limitations will get to see how design might provide independent and quality living during tours of the Universal Design Living Laboratory, 6141 Clark State Road, from noon to 6 p.m. daily through Sunday, Nov. 23.

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