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Northridge bond issue

District hopes to fund upgrades

Northridge Local School District voters can tour Northridge Primary School on Monday, Oct. 17, to get some insight on why a 7.9-mill bond issue is on the Nov. 8 ballot.

Coming up

Newark-Granville Symphony Orchestra, opening concert, 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Midland Theatre, 36 N. Park Place, Newark. Conductor Russel Mikkelson will lead the orchestra through four pieces, including Ottorino Respighi's "The Pines of Rome." Acclaimed violinist Charles Wetherbee and brass players from Ohio State University will join the performance. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $5 for students. To purchase, call 740-345-5483 or visit

College notes

* Johnstown-area students who recently graduated from Ohio State University include Ryan McLaughlin, John Wetzel and Amanda Williams.

Walks foster grants, fitness

Johnstown residents Bob and Judy Foster know where they will be every Saturday morning -- in Gahanna.
Police beat

Johnstown: Clown sightings reported to police

Johnstown police said juveniles were reportedly getting out of vehicles at Belt Park, 281 W. Jersey St., and running into the woods in clown costumes, according to a report received at 9:13 p.m. Sept. 30.

Tours take visitors back to early days of Johnstown

Tours of the residence of the late William A. Ashbrook, a former U.S. Congressman and founder of the Johnstown Independent, open the door to the community's past.

Coming up

Johnstown Area Seniors, 10 a.m. Oct. 10 at the Church of the Ascension, 555 S. Main St., Johnstown. The group will focus on education, wellness and socialization. The cost is $5 and includes lunch.

Library notes

The Alexandria Public Library is located at 10 Maple Drive. For more information or to register for the following programs, call 740-924-3561 or visit

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