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Violet Township fire levy

Growing service area, demand spur need for funds

Violet Township Fire Department Chief John Eisel said a picture best sums up one immediate need for a 3.8-mill fire levy on the May 6 primary ballot.

Lady Tiger Basketball Alumni to hold fundraiser for Coach E

A group of former Pickerington High School and Pickerington High School Central girls basketball players next weekend will host a fundraiser to aid their former coach and his family.
Self-storage facility

Township approves 7.6-acre rezoning

Two weeks after a public hearing, the Violet Township trustees voted 3-0 April 16 to approve rezoning of the westernmost 7.6 acres of a 10-acre parcel in the township from Planned Residential District to Limited Commercial District.

State budget includes money for PASA field lights

Pickerington Area Soccer Association officials said they are thrilled with news Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed into law the 2014 State Capital Budget for the biennium beginning July 1, 2014.

Sharif wins National Achievement Scholarship

A Pickerington High School Central senior recently was awarded a national scholarship given to African-American students who show high-level academic promise.

Missing man's body found in Hocking River

Athens police officials reported a body found Monday in the Hocking River has been identified as missing Athens resident Samuel Wiater, a Pickerington High School Central graduate.

Central students to present 'hip-swiveling' musical

The songs of the "King of Rock 'n' Roll" will be featured in a "juke-box musical" to be performed by the Pickerington High School Central Theatre Department April 24-27.

City planning Arbor Day and Earth Day events

The city of Pickerington is holding two key, but separate, environmental awareness events next week.
Police beat

Pickerington: Thief uses credit card stolen from vehicle

Pickerington police were called to the 1100 block of Hill Road North at 6 a.m. April 8 on a report of a theft from a vehicle. Officers discovered the driver side window had been broken and a purse containing credit cards and gift cards was taken.
Protect & Serve

Most sick raccoons have parvo virus or distemper, not rabies

Welcome to Protect & Serve, a monthly column featuring news and information from the communication technicians (or police dispatchers, as we are more commonly known) at the Pickerington Police Department.

Family appeals for help in search for missing Pickerington grad

Nearly a month after Pickerington High School Central graduate Sam Wiater disappeared in Athens, Ohio, his family is issuing a further appeal to the public for help in locating him.

Parks and recreation

Join the city of Pickerington to celebrate Arbor Day at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 19, in the Sycamore Park Arboretum.

Drugs, electronics can be dropped at township site April 26

Four area organizations are joining forces once again to keep the environment clean and divert drugs from the streets this spring.
Violet Township Women's League

15th annual style show helps fund scholarships

The Violet Township Women's League 15th Annual Scholarship Style Show will be a patriotic affair this year.

Water slide is added to Huntington Hills pool

With the addition of a $28,000 water slide, a Pickerington neighborhood swimming pool hopes the investment pays off by boosting both its profile in the community as well as its membership rolls.

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