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Beth Bowland author visit, 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 24 at Barnes & Noble, 1738 N. Hill Road, Pickerington. The author of the young adult fantasy thriller "Polaris" will discuss and sign copies of her book. For more information, call 614-751-0927.

College notes

* Brooke Fuller of Pickerington was named to the Ohio University Lancaster Campus dean's list for the summer 2016 semester.

Tyler's Light benefit ride is set

Tyler's Light, which seeks to prevent substance abuse and provide resources to those affected by it, will host its Fifth Annual Tyler's Light Benefit Ride Saturday, Sept. 24.
New Year's Day 2018 parade

Pickerington North band will march in London

The Pickerington High School North Marching Panthers will ring in 2018 in merry old England.
Pickerington schools

District officials give low marks to state report card

Like many Ohio school districts, Pickerington received a downgrade on the most recent state report card

Carnegie centennial celebrated

Andrew Carnegie, portrayed by Ralph Portier, shares a laugh with Marian Reitano during the 100th birthday celebration for the former Carnegie Library in Olde Pickerington Village on Sept. 18.
Police beat

Pickerington: Woman charged after child left unattended

Pickerington Police recently charged a 33-year-old woman with endangering children.
Boy Scout Troop 256

75 years of service celebrated

More than 100 current and former Boy Scouts joined proud family members in celebrating the 75th anniversary of Pickerington Boy Scout Troop 256 Sept. 17 at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church on Refugee Road.
Lancaster-Fairfield Public Transit

Dedicated bus service will need riders

To ease crowded area roads and serve those in need of safe and efficient local transportation, Lancaster Public Transit is gearing up to launch a dedicated bus line in Pickerington.

District raises pay for subs amid search for more

Pickerington Local School District officials are hoping an increase in pay will help attract more people interested in serving as substitute teachers.

Pickerington gets lower marks on state report card

The Pickerington Local School District's scores on the most-recent state report card reflected a changing landscape for performance standards state officials said have "raised expectations for students."

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Carnegie building turns 100

A landmark Pickerington building will celebrate 100 years of its storied existence with a free birthday bash for the Pickerington-Violet Township community.
Medical marijuana

Members of council debate merits of bans

With the state of Ohio's new medical marijuana law taking effect Sept. 8, two members of Pickerington City Council's Safety Committee are proposing the city take steps to prohibit the cultivation of the plant in Pickerington or medical marijuana dispensaries from operating within city limits.

Book club seeks to boost skills for adults with disabilities

A partnership between the Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities and the Pickerington Public Library seeks to boost literacy and social skills for adults with disabilities, while dispelling negative perceptions throughout the community.

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