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Olde Pickerington Village
A new restaurant in downtown Pickerington is creating a buzz for its inventive twist on traditional fare.
The Olde Pickerington Village Chocolate Hop is becoming a tradition that also serves to introduce the unique area to a much wider audience.
Pickerington senior Rachael Beller's class project to improve the world around her through kindness has yielded a wealth of "random acts of kindness" and culminated with a communitywide recognition of her philosophy last weekend.
The Friendly Ties Square Dance Club will hold its third annual Cinco de Mayo Dance from 4 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday, May 1, in the Pickerington Senior Center, 150 Hereford Drive in Pickerington.
Decim Decori honorees
As the senior classes prepare to enter their final month in Pickerington's two high schools, the top 10 students have been named at each school.
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* Ashton Spann, of Pickerington, was one of 17 Miami University seniors to win this year's President's Distinguished Service Award, which is presented each year to graduating seniors for their contributions to campus, the greater community and higher education. Spann founded the student organization Project You, a group that promotes self-acceptance and individuality.
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* Katherine Hunt, of Pickerington, recently was initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, an honor society for all academic disciplines. Hunt is pursuing a degree in marketing at Muskingum University.
Pickerington Community Theater
Old-time rock 'n'roll and classic 1950s science fiction are juxtaposed into a rollicking, comedic adventure in Return to the Forbidden Planet, Pickerington Community Theatre's season opening musical.
Last week's turbulence
A turbulent week at Pickerington's two high schools resulted in felony charges against several students accused of making threats against the schools and students.
The fifth installment of an annual 5K run and walk in Pickerington to spread awareness about the dangers of substance abuse will take place May 7.
Konan Stephens, pastor of C3 Church in Pickerington, will participate in the Tour Divide, a 2,700-mile mountain bike race from Canada along the Rocky Mountains to the Mexican border.
Toll Gate Elementary School and Middle School students last week received a lesson in acceptance and celebrating each other's differences during a "Blue Out" for autism awareness.