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Helping with Santa's inventory

The toys were contributed during the third annual Drive Through Gift Drop Off Saturday, Dec. 13, at Violet Township Fire Station 592. All three are sophomores at Pickerington High School North.
Busey Road Park

Sun shades among latest upgrades at site

Violet Township's Busey Road Park, located on the south side of Busey Road, is well on its way toward becoming a viable attraction for residents looking for a contemplative respite from suburban hustle and bustle.

Annexation, improvements dominated city headlines

Headlines in the Pickerington area in 2014 were dominated by annexation matters, the Violet Festival's cancellation -- and resurrection -- and capital improvements.
Police beat

Pickerington: Thefts at local businesses keeping police occupied

The Pickerington Division of Police received multiple recent reports of thefts from local businesses.

Pickerington library to roll out new streaming service

The Pickerington Public Library this month will begin offering a new service to allow patrons free access to streaming movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks.
Violet Township

Trustees approve Weltlich's return to board

The Violet Township Board of Trustees, comprised of just two members after the resignation of Gary Weltlich effective Nov. 21, re-appointed Weltlich as a trustee at the end of the Dec. 3 trustees meeting.

Board OKs purchase of audio-video equipment

The Pickerington Local School District Board of Education Board recently authorized the purchase of more than $500,000 in audio/video equipment for classrooms in several schools.

Parks and recreation

Programs offered by the Pickerington Parks and Recreation Department, 100 Lockville Road, are listed. For more information call 614-833-2211.

Military news

* Army Pvt. Grant D. Conkel has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

Coming up

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Coming up

Eastside Vineyard Church, various assistance programs, 7 to 9 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month at the church, 333 Jericho Road, Pickerington. Programs include: a medical clinic with routine medical care for adults ages 18 and older; computer repair; smart phone and tablet help; and resume and interview help. For more information, go to Eastsidevineyard.org or call 614-920-4842.

Correction

Graduation for the classes of 2015 at Pickerington High School Central and Pickerington High School North is scheduled for May 23.

VOA opens new donation center

Volunteers of America (VOA) has opened a new prototype drop-off center at 1232 Hill Road North, Pickerington, in the newly named and rebuilt Sherman Center, formerly the Brookview Village Center.

Parks and recreation

Programs offered by the Pickerington Parks and Recreation Department, 100 Lockville Road, are listed. For more information call 614-833-2211.

Military notes

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Brittany A. Hardyman graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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