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On the move

Kevin Dooley of Grove City recently was hired by the March of Dimes as executive director of the central Ohio market.

EcoFest showcases 'green' living

Henceroth Park has facilities that make it eco-friendly 365 days a year, but the park was "greener" than usual Aug. 20 for the second annual Grove City EcoFest.

Bike trails might be right path for city

Residents are a driving force behind Grove City's effort to develop more bicycle trails, and local leaders say they are pleased to build on that momentum.

Several public entities would use proposed fiber-optics network

Looking at a map of the municipal fiber-optic networks in central Ohio shows a Mason-Dixon line on the local information superhighway.
Police beat

Grove City: Two alleged robbers help third take the money and run

Grove City police charged two men with felony counts of robbery after a Aug. 9 incident at a motel in the 1900 block of Stringtown Road.
Off the Shelf

Libraries have host of back-to-school resources

Summer Reading Club is over, and we hope patrons had fun participating in all the different programs the Southwest Public Libraries offered this year.

School board signs off on new teachers contract

The South-Western City School District board approved a new three-year teachers contract Aug. 22.

Aug. 28 barbecue benefits district's support organizations

Two South-Western City School District support organizations are joining forces for a Back to School BBQ fundraiser.

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Fresh local brew in the pipeline

Something new is brewing at the Plum Run Winery.
Police beat

Grove City: Teen lands in hospital after four-on-one beating

A Grove City police officer was dispatched just after 9:30 p.m. Aug. 6 to Mount Carmel Grove City Hospital on a report of a 17-year-old boy who was robbed about an hour earlier behind Grove City High School, 4665 Hoover Road, near the Clark Drive bridge.

EcoFest puts fun face on green living

Grove City's second EcoFest will demonstrate it's easy being green, according to organizers.
South-Western Subject Matter

Time has not diminished devotion to students

Recently, I came across a 60-year-old kindergarten report card from the 1955-1956 school year. It was riddled with indicators that have come and gone, such as grading students for "keeping things out of their mouths" and "for the proper use of a handkerchief."

Bells ring at five new schools Aug. 24

The new school year will begin Aug. 24 in the South-Western City School District with the official opening of buildings constructed in the final phase of the district's Ohio Facilities Construction Commission project.

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