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Memorial Day

Legion Post 283 schedules observances

Memorial Day is a solemn occasion, a day dedicated to honoring the enduring memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for America.
Tussing Elementary School

Knitting Club teaches students fun skills and helping others

A grandmother of a Tussing Elementary School student has parlayed her love of knitting into an after-school program that's given students incentives to stay on track in the classroom and learn new skills for life.

College notes

* Pickerington resident John Kmiec was awarded first place in ceramics at the University of Findlay's 2015 Juried Student Art and Design Exhibition.

Then and Now: Moore's Pool Hall

1983: Pickerington area residents helped Walter and Wilma Moore celebrated their retirement at a party in Moore's Pool Hall during August, 1983.
Violet Festival

Organizers say plans taking shape for July 29-Aug. 1 events

After a one-year absence, the Pickerington Violet Festival is back on track with a new site and a renewed mission to provide five days of family friendly entertainment for the Pickerington-Violet Township community and thousands of other visitors this summer.

City reminds property owners to mow lawns regularly

On the heels of a wet April, it is usually mid-May that is the time of year grass grows unabated, and it seems as soon as the cutting is done its time to turn around and do it again.
Pickerington Local School District

Central, North classes of 2015 scheduled to graduate Saturday

The Pickerington Local School District and the community will send off its two high schools' classes of 2015 during ceremonies Saturday.

ThisWeek earns 18 national journalism awards

ThisWeek Community News has received 18 awards for journalistic excellence in a contest that spans the United States and Canada.

Coming up

Pickerington Garden Club, presentation of "About Butterflies and Gardening for Butterflies," 1 p.m. May 20 at the Pickerington Public Library, 201 Opportunity Way. Robin Leja, a Master Gardener, test gardener for Proven Winners and amateur photographer, will speak. Guests and visitors welcome. For more information call 614-837-3951 or 614-837-4455.
Mingo Estates project

City offers original budgeted amount for waterline work

A collaborative public works project in Mingo Estates between Violet Township, Fairfield County Utilities and the city of Pickerington will proceed as scheduled but with a reduced contribution by the city after it was discovered after a bid opening that it would cost an extra $171,000 to complete the city's share for waterline reconstruction.
Pickerington Community Chorus

'Sing It, Swing It' set to be performed Sunday

The Pickerington Community Chorus is putting a little "spring" in its collective step by performing a Big Band show entitled "Sing It, Swing It" featuring members of the Columbus-based Tommy Wade Orchestra.

College notes

Elizabeth Cordell of Pickerington was selected for membership in Order of Omega, Greek National Honor Society. Cordell is a junior at Youngstown State University.

Neighbor in the news

Dr. Polly Owen of Pickerington was presented with the "Legacy in Leadership" award at the Women's HER Story Month 2015 program March 25 at the Columbus State Conference 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.

Resident's short film selected for contest

A film by 12-year-old Justen Turner of Pickerington was selected to be screened as part of the 20th annual Wexner Center for the Arts' Ohio Shorts film contest Youth Division.

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