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Regional qualifiers

The relay finished fourth to advance to the regional meet.

Concord Road improvements project approved

Johnstown Village Council on May 19 voted 6-0 to fund Concord Road improvements that could begin as early as June 1.
Northridge Local Schools

Later start should shorten bus rides

Northridge students can look forward to a shorter school bus ride next school year, thanks to a change in school start and dismissal times.

Northridge graduation set for May 31

An estimated 125 students are scheduled to graduate from Northridge High School, 6066 Johnstown-Utica Road, beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 31, in the school's gym.
Licking County Foundation

Teachers presented with learning grants

The Licking County Foundation recently awarded Leaders for Learning grants totaling $5,406 to 12 teachers -- including educators from Johnstown-Monroe and Northridge high schools -- to enhance their professional development or classroom activities.

Volunteers sought for Clean Sweep Day

Area residents might be done with the spring cleaning at their residences, but now it's time to help with the spring cleaning of the village.

Coming up

Johnstown Independent Baptist Church, lunch and program for Johnstown residents age 60 or older, 11 a.m. June 7, at 7397 Johnstown-Alexandria Road. Those in need of transportation may call 740-967-7417.
Police beat

Johnstown: Woman buys gas after boyfriend left without paying

The manager of a business in the first block of North Main Street told Johnstown police a person pumped gas and then drive off without paying at 6:40 a.m. May 13.
Click It or Ticket campaign

Authorities to step up seat-belt enforcement

Relying on an airbag or anything else in an automobile accident is no substitute for wearing a seat belt, according to Licking County authorities.
Memorial Day

American Legion Post 254 has a busy holiday schedule

Johnstown's American Legion Post 254 has a busy schedule planned for Memorial Day weekend.
Police Beat

Johnstown: Man arrested for violating protective order

A 45-year-old Hilliard man was arrested May 10 after breaking into the residence of a Johnstown woman who had a protection order against him.

Commencement is scheduled for Saturday

Approximately125 Johnstown-Monroe High School seniors are scheduled to graduate during the district's 131st commencement at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23, in the school's football stadium, 401 S. Oregon St.

Board votes to nonrenew Heath's contract

The Johnstown-Monroe Board of Education Monday, May 11, voted to nonrenew high school Principal Michael Heath's contract that expires June 30.

Coming up

Rocky Fork Headley Hunt, family-oriented benefit horse show, June 27 at at Redtail Ridge Farm, 6066 Northridge Road in Johnstown. The show will feature three competition areas with mounted classes as diverse as the Handy Hunter class and Hunt Whip Relay Race. Unmounted classes include Hunt Horn Blowing and whip cracking contests as well as a Tailgate Competition. Food will be available. For more information go to

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