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Maj. Gen. Charles Griffin
The son of a Granville merchant helped put an end to the Civil War.
Pataskala's service department has been patching potholes in city streets for several weeks, using 80 tons of material to fill them by mid-March, city officials said.
The Pataskala Division of Police recently promoted Sgt. Gary Smith to a newly created position.
The Pataskala Division of Police is investigating two reports of equipment theft.
Pataskala’s water rates could increase slightly in 2016.
Pataskala had hoped to land the first tenant in the Pataskala Corporate Park this year but city officials received word last week that the developer of the code-named “Project Curie” had halted its search for sites in Ohio.
A woman told Pataskala police she was bitten by a neighbor’s pot-bellied pig – named Mr. Pig – at 6:30 p.m. March 13 in the 100 block of Granville Street.
Superintendent for a Day
Being superintendent of the Licking Heights Schools has its perks, especially if you're in the third grade.
Licking County Engineer William Lozier threw a curveball to the Southwest Licking Local school district March 16 when he closed the intersection of Refugee and York roads at 2:45 p.m., just an hour before elementary students were to be sent home.
Senate Advisory Committee on Testing
Ohio's "next-generation assessments" were designed to better measure students' critical thinking skills than the single-day assessments produced by past exams, but educators faced with scheduling up to 40 testing days each school year are telling legislators, "Enough is enough."
Pataskala City Council
Pataskala City Council on March 16 tabled legislation to approve a portion of law director Rufus Hurst's benefits.
As the IRS's April 15 deadline looms, many are procrastinating on filing their 2014 tax returns.
Fifteen-thousand plastic eggs will fill the soccer fields at Thomas J. Evans Foundation Park March 28 for the Pataskala community egg hunt.