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Olde Village Chocolate Hop, 6 to 8:30 p.m. May 1, in Olde Pickerington Village. Coordinated with the Olde Pickerington Village Business Association, area businesses and the Pickerington-Violet Township Historical Society Museum will offer chocolate treats to those who obtain a Chocolate Hop map for a $5 donation. A limited number of maps will be available; reservations will be accepted at either the historical museum or Deblin Design, 18 E. Columbus St. Proceeds will be split between the society for museum repairs and the OPVBA for events.

Correction

The Drug Collection and Electronics Recycling Event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon April 25 at the Violet Township Service Center, 490 N. Center St. in Pickerington.
Five-year anniversary

Diley Ridge Medical Center focused on being a community partner

After five years in operation, Diley Ridge Medical Center has more than fulfilled expectations in providing high-quality, "people-centered" care for the residents of southeastern Franklin and northern Fairfield counties, according to President and CEO Jodi Wilson.
Five-year financial forecast

Increased police staffing is at the top of priority list

Pickerington City Council is calling on all of its various committees to perform reviews of city budget items to determine a comprehensive five-year financial forecast.
Police beat

Pickerington: Windows reported stolen from construction site

Windows stolen from a construction site were advertised for sale on an online classified advertising site according to Pickerington Division of Police reports.
Fairfield County Child Protective Services

Satellite office in Pickerington opens; Candlelight Walk set

According to the Fairfield County Child Protective Services, 18 percent of monthly referrals to that agency originate from the 43147 zip code, which, is the Pickerington area.

Students can make up work missed because of vacations

After weeks of debate, the Pickerington School Board this week approved a new policy that will allow students who miss classes because of a family vacation to make up their work.

District's last make-up days are slated for late May

Pickerington Local School District students -- except for those in the class of 2015 -- still must make up three days of class lost to winter weather.

Central seniors earn National Achievement Scholarships

A pair of Pickerington High School Central seniors will use their recently-earned National Achievement Scholarships to start a path toward improving the wellness of others.

Electrifying experience

After-prom events

Central, North donations to help student battle cancer

Students from both Pickerington high schools will be invited to carry on their prom celebrations at after parties that also will support a local student battling leukemia.

Early music machines in spotlight Saturday

Popular music in the Pickerington area in olden times was the primary form of entertainment in many households.

Drug collection, electronics recycling event set

Saving streams and landfills from contamination because of improper disposal of prescription drugs and ridding medicine cabinets of dangerous pills are two of the goals of an upcoming Drug Collection and Electronics Recycling Event.

Study tabs Pickerington second best city for families in Ohio

In crunching the numbers, a California-based consumer finance website that tracks socio-economic and quality of life indicators has ranked the city of Pickerington second in the state of Ohio in its "Best Cities for Young Families" category.

District receives state record-keeping award

The Pickerington Local School District recently received recognition from the Ohio Auditor's Office for excellence in financial accounting.

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