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District unsure when reinstated teacher will return

Pickerington Local School District officials said Thursday, Oct. 8, they don’t know when an elementary school teacher would return to work after charges against her were dropped in the death of her husband.

Charges dropped; Pickerington teacher reinstated

Shortly before her father was hit and fatally injured by a car driven by her mother, a 12-year-old girl called 911 to summon help to the family's Fairfield County home.

Pickerington’s Henderson named UA economic-development manager

Upper Arlington officials today (Oct. 7) announced that Joe Henderson has been hired to lead the city’s economic-development efforts.


The Pickerington school is one of 50 Goddard schools throughout the country testing toys for various companies.

Whether court room or dining room, Schumann equally adept

From the time he was 14 years old, when his father bought him a used acoustic guitar and he played it until he "put holes in it," George Schumann has been fascinated with the instrument.
Violet Township Fire Department

Open house to showcase services

The Violet Township Fire Department will be hosting its annual open house Sunday, Oct. 11 at Station 592, 8700 Refugee Road in Pickerington.

Senior News

Upcoming programs and events at the Pickerington Senior Center, 150 Hereford Drive, are listed below.
Pickerington School Board election

Kenney wants K-6 specials, 'humble transparency' on board

In running for a seat on the Pickerington Local School District Board of Education this fall, Mark Kenney said he'll call for the restoration of elementary art, music and physical education and bring better representation to parents and other community members.
Pickerington School Board election

Brink backs elementary specials, more authority for teachers

In seeking his third term on the Pickerington Local School District Board of Education, James R. Brink said he supports restoring elementary-level "specials," as well giving teachers more instruction freedom.

Parks and recreation

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

Increased tax collections could mean bump for Pickerington's 2016 street-paving program

With a tax collection rate up 38 percent for the month of August, Pickerington Finance Director Chris Schornack advised Pickerington City Council's Finance Committee in September that the city would benefit from a sizable revenue increase of nearly $250,000.

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Business owner pleads guilty to tax fraud charge

A Pickerington business owner pleaded guilty Sept. 25 in U.S. District Court to one count of willful filing of a false federal income tax return with the Internal Revenue Service.

Final link of Alum Creek trail completed

Columbus has completed the last segment of the Alum Creek Greenway Trail, linking 22 miles of the scenic route from Westerville and Easton to Three Creeks Park near Groveport.

Coming up

Central Ohio Coon Hunters Association, Fall Turkey Shoot, noon Sundays, Oct. 4 through Nov. 15 at 6995 Coonpath Road NW Carroll. Sign up starts at 7:30 a.m. Prizes include turkeys, hams, griller packs and money shoots. Shooting events will be offered for youth and for women. Closest pellet to the X mark wins; every shoot has a winner. For more information go to

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