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Township sets in motion state auditor's advice on cost savings

Jefferson Township officials are studying recommendations by state Auditor Dave Yost, who identified $560,000 in potential savings in a performance audit of the township that was released Sept. 29.

SADD Group promotes making good choices

After losing five of her friends to suicide and distracted driving last year, Gahanna Lincoln High School's Victoria Nye wanted to make a difference.
Police beat

Gahanna: Speeding, trespassing prompt request for heavier officer presence

Gahanna residents requested more police presence after alleged speeding and trespassing incidents recently.
Mifflin Township

Kauser promoted to fire chief

Longtime Mifflin Township Division of Fire employee Frederick Kauser has been promoted to lead the department as fire chief.

Kindred Artisan Ales to open Morrison Road tasting room

Gahanna residents will be able to enjoy a new tasting room for beer by mid-December to early January 2016.

Community notes

* The Gahanna Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a mayoral debate and meet-and-greet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, in the auditorium of Gahanna Lincoln High School, 140 S. Hamilton Road.

Coming up

St. Luke Lutheran Church, annual Make It or Bake It Auction, 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at 4456 Morse Road. The evening will feature a live auction, as well as smaller items and baked goods. All proceeds will benefit Everyday People Ministeries.

Classic power

Vintage tractors, tractor pulls and a farmers market filled the park grounds.
City Council race

Metzbower says he offers 'new engergy and big ideas'

Gahanna City Council candidate Brian Metzbower said residents should vote for him because he has new energy and big ideas to help the city move forward.
City Council race

McGregor says city manager would move Gahanna forward

Gahanna City Council candidate Nancy McGregor said residents should support her because she has a thorough understanding of how government works.
City Council race

Kautz vows to promote vision of citizens, business leaders

Twenty-six-year-old Ray Kautz said he represents change in the race for Gahanna City Council, and a vote for him is a vote for the people.
City Council race

Glasgow emphasizes communication skills

Gahanna City Council candidate Malcolm Glasgow said he has the experience, leadership and communication skills that are necessary to serve the city's residents.
City Council race

Angelou touts experience, leadership, commitment

As a 44-year resident, Gahanna City Council incumbent Karen Angelou said she offers experience, effective leadership and commitment to excellence in her bid for re-election.

Parks and Recreation news

To register for Gahanna Parks & Recreation programs, call 614-342-4250. For information about any programs, visit the website at Dual costs are Resident Discount Rate/Standard Rate. The department is at 200 S. Hamilton Road, Gahanna.

CSG sets the stage for 'Persephone'

Columbus School for Girls Middle School Theatre will present a comedic take on the myth of Persephone in Persephone -- Uncut at 7 p.m. Oct. 9 and 10 in the school's Agnes Jeffrey Shedd Theater, 56 S. Columbia Ave.

Coming up

Bowl a Strike for Stroke Awareness, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 3 at Sequoia Pro Bowl, 5501 Sandalwood Blvd. Cost of $20 includes unlimited bowling, shoe rental, pizza, unlimited soda and a door prize ticket. Special raffles, music and bowling prizes will be offered. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Call 614-290-3159, email to or visit

Audit identifies potential savings for Jefferson Township

State Auditor Dave Yost identified $560,000 in potential savings for Jefferson Township in a performance audit released Sept. 29.

Homecoming royalty

By the way, the Lions routed the Wildcats 45-7.

City leaders seek $1 million grant for Route 62 roundabout

New Albany City Council last month voted 6-1 to apply for $1 million from the Ohio Public Works Commission to construct a roundabout at the intersection of Johnstown Road (U.S. Route 62) at Greensward and Lambton Park roads.
Economic development

Committee to review recommendations

An economic-development community-engagement committee is being created in connection with Gahanna's recently adopted economic-development strategy.

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