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Fulfillment-center project

Trustee: Amazon gives Etna national standing

The decision by online retail company Amazon to build in an Etna business park should put the community on the proverbial map, Etna Township Trustee John Carlisle said.

Additional expenses approved for Main Street improvements

Pataskala City Council on Nov. 16 voted 6-0, with Bryan Lenzo absent, to approve additional expenses for the $2 million Main Street improvement project.

King wants to hire service director in 2016

City administrator Benjamin King said Pataskala is advertising to fill the public-services director's position and also will begin accepting proposals from contractors to provide engineering services to the city in 2016.

Licking Heights planning March ballot issue

The Licking Heights school board decided in a Nov. 19 special meeting to move forward with plans for a new funding request in March.
Police beat

Pataskala: Theft reports include three all-terrain vehicles

Thieves targeted all-terrain vehicles in the past two weeks, according to Pataskala police:

Courthouse lighting is set for Nov. 27

The 67th annual Licking County Courthouse Christmas Lighting will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, in Newark.

Johnstown-Monroe could benefit from label maker in New Albany

CCL Label has plans to construct a 70,000-square-foot manufacturing facility within the next two years in the New Albany International Business Park's Personal Care and Beauty Campus, according to city officials.

Dispatching by county could cost local police

Pataskala Division of Police Chief Bruce Brooks said he hoped to hire another police officer next year but his request might be delayed until 2017 if Licking County begins charging for dispatching services provided by the Licking County Joint Communications Center.

Four-mile Thanksgiving race planned in New Albany

A group of New Albany runners has organized a Thanksgiving Day run to benefit two food pantries and local families in need.

Greenleaf 'ascends together' with its workers

Jennifer Kuntz created a summer job for herself so her special-education students wouldn't lose their jobs over the summer.

Making marks

Licking County students named to the honor roll for the first grading period of the 2015-16 school year at St. Charles Preparatory School in Columbus are: Samuel Sullivan, Nicholas Arnold, Roger Walther, Vincent DiCocco and Victor Shilling.
Local school districts

Veterans Day observed with gratitude, praise

Veterans were honored by local students last week during Veterans Day observances hosted by Pataskala's school districts.
Police beat

Pataskala: Elementary student caught with pot in school bathroom

A student at Pataskala Elementary School, 395 S. High St., was caught attempting to burn marijuana at 1 p.m. Nov. 4 at the school, according to the Pataskala Division of Police.

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