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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.

Council begins tackling next year's budget

Gahanna City Council took its first glance Nov. 10 at a $58.2 million budget that focuses on financial sustainability for 2015 and beyond.

Gahanna honors veterans in 'Freedom -- Spirit of Remembrance'

Veterans and local residents packed Gahanna Veterans Memorial Park on Nov. 11 to honor all who served with the theme, "Freedom -- Spirit of Remembrance."

Magic Bob teaches safety via sleight of hand, ventriloquism

Gahanna elementary students are learning safety lessons and the value of respect while being entertained through the Officer Phil Program.
Parks and recreation

City draws crowd to talk swimming pools, programs

Gahanna residents packed the Gahanna Senior Center on Nov. 5 to weigh in on the future of the city's swimming pools and other parks and recreation programming.
30 years

Dolphin Lounge jams for its blues anniversary

Every Monday night for 30 years the stage at Dolphin Lounge has come to life with "Blues Jam" sessions, featuring musicians like Tom Bowling, Sean Carney and Ray Fuller. Some guy named Eric Clapton has even been known to grace its stage.

Rossetti receives humanitarian award

Jefferson Township resident Rosemarie Rossetti has been honored with the Unsung Hero Humanitarian Award by the People of Distinction Humanitarian Foundation.
Police beat

Gahanna: Funeral home: Deceased man's brother making threatening calls

The brother of a deceased man reportedly had been calling and threatening employees at Day-Manofsky Funeral Services, 471 Morrison Road, according to a telecommunications-harassment report received at 2:29 p.m. Nov. 5. He called Nov. 4 and said he was going to drive from Georgia to "take care of business," according to reports. No verbal threats of harm were made. It was a dispute about wanting his brother's ashes, according to reports.

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