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Independence Day celebration set

Grove City will celebrate Independence Day with free live music and a community fireworks show from 6 to 10:30 p.m., Saturday, July 4, at Grove City High School, 4665 Hoover Road.

Coming up

Darby Valley Garden Club Flower Show, 6 to 8 p.m. July 10 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 11 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 4850 Haughn Road, Grove City. The theme this year is Spirit of America. For information contact Ruth Osborne at 614-991-0930 or email ruthieg37@yahoo.com. Admission is free.

Fall adult sport registration set for July

Teams interested in fall adult softball and cornhole can register in the Grove City Parks and Recreation office, City Hall, 4035 Broadway, during July from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Choral group seeks tenor, bass

The Grove City Chamber Singers need a tenor and a bass for the 2015-16 season.

Guns-N-Hoses blood drive set

The Central Ohio Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross kicks off its 20th annual Guns-N-Hoses blood drive in July, which is trauma season. The local drive will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 7, at Jackson Township Division of Fire Station 202 at 3650 Hoover Road in Grove City.

College notes

Grove City resident Grayson Ashby was named to the dean's list at Furman University for the spring 2015 semester.

Immunization clinic set up for children

Franklin County Public Health will offer childhood immunizations by appointment only at a clinic set for 9:40 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 9 at the Jackson Township Administration Building, 3756 Hoover Road.

Military notes

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Honor E. Otmar graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

Parks and Recreation announces July events

Family Fishing Day is Saturday, July 11 at Fryer Park, 3899 Orders Road.
New state budget

Schools will get funding bump

The South-Western City School District is projected to receive a small increase in state funding each of the next two years under Ohio's final biennium budget for 2016-17.

Klemack-McGraw leaving council

2015 marks 54 years since Grove City Councilwoman Maria Klemack-McGraw left Cuba, but it also will mark another milestone for her
Police beat

Grove City: Old neighbor borrows mower, tries to steal it, breaks it

A resident loaned her lawn mower to a former neighbor and ended up calling police after the man tried to steal the mower, broke it, then threatened her with bodily harm, Grove City police reported.

License plates may pay for Dream Field upkeep

Construction is underway, but the Grove City Little League is looking ahead to maintaining the Dream Field.
Town Center redevelopment project

Update: City Hall won't move for 4-5 years

The Pizzuti Cos. is just about ready to go with its plan for apartments in the Town Center, but in its latest schedule for the Town Center redevelopment, Grove City Hall won't relocate for another four or five years.

Reisling, Garverick to run for re-election

South-Western Board of Education members Randy Reisling and Mindy Garverick have announced they will seek re-election.

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