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Coming up

IRun for Jonah Cash for Gold Fundraiser, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 28 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 29 at Edward Warren Jewelers, 1610 Cross Creeks Blvd., Pickerington. Edward Warren Jewelers will donate 25 percent of the profits from gold exchanges to the iRun For Jonah 5K Run/Walk. Several vendors will also be on hand and will donate a portion of their profits to the cause.

College notes

* Kirsten Renee Chrzan, Andrew Martin Hesch and Jordan Kyle Kibler, of Pickerington, graduated with bachelor of arts degrees in the spring from Denison University.

Winners of poster contest announced

Columbus Council No. 1 of the Order of United Commercial Travelers of America sponsored a safety poster contest at Toll Gate Middle School at the end of the school year.

Fun at the firehouse

Morehead Farms

Housing, care facility plans clear first hurdle

Deliberations over a preliminary development plan for a proposed senior apartment community drew an overflow crowd to a public hearing in Pickerington City Hall Oct. 11.
Pickerington Community Theatre

Agatha Christie's 'Mousetrap' next for local thespians

It's a classic "whodunit" with a twist ending that aims to keep audiences riveted until the curtain falls.
Police beat

Pickerington: Man running from business leads to two arrests

Two men were charged with stealing cigarettes from a business at 3:17 a.m. Sept. 30 in the 1700 block of Hill Road North.
Youth Athena Award

Newell hopes to give to group that inspired her

Pickerington High School North senior Emma Newell recently was honored for her community involvement and contributions to the public and she said she hopes the award can springboard her goals of bolstering an organization that's inspired her.
Cyber-Safety Day

Event teaches students about tech-based risks

These days, there's plenty of ways to run into trouble using your cellphone or the Internet, and even though rules for responsibly using devices are ever-changing and often fall into gray areas, they still should apply to everyone who uses technology.

Refuse collection-deal made with Local Waste Services

Residents of unincorporated areas of Violet Township will have their refuse hauling service provided by a single company starting in April.

Coming up

Trunk-or-Treat, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at Parkview Presbyterian Church, 6969 E. Livingston Ave., Reynoldsburg. Special needs-friendly and allergy-friendly treat stations will be available. For ages 12 and younger.

Neighbors in the news

Adam Scott of Baltimore will perform in "Sleepy Hollow: A Musical Tale" with the Columbus Children's Theatre.

Antique & Craft Show to benefit Central, North

The annual antique and craft show that helps fund programming at Pickerington's two high schools will be held next month.

Fire department open house set Oct. 16

Something as simple as changing out old batteries in smoke detectors and replacing expired smoke detectors are life-saving tasks that are well worth the minimal effort, according to Violet Township Fire Department officials.
Protect & Serve

Seasonal changes often mean increase in solicitations

As we settle into the fall season, residents might have already received phone calls and visits from solicitors wanting to help them prepare their residences for the impending cold weather and snow.

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