More Pickerington News

Military notes

* Army Sgt. J.C. Hale was among the hundreds of American service members who commemorated the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the 1944 Normandy invasion that changed the course of World War II and history.

Coming up

Olde Pickerington Farmers' Market, sponsored by the Olde Pickerington Village Business Association, 4 to 7 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 25 at 89 N. Center St.

College notes

* Kent State University recently announced the names of students who made its president's and dean's lists for the 2014 spring semester.

Creative process in action

Tyler's Light anti-drug message earns national award

A Pickerington-based drug education and awareness group's work to take its message to communities near and far recently earned it national recognition.

Study: Pickerington best city in state for home ownership

A California-based consumer advocacy website has validated through a data-driven study what Pickerington's biggest boosters have been saying all along -- it's a great place to own a home.
Violet Township

Trustees name fire chief interim director of operations

Violet Township Fire Chief John Eisel wears an assortment of hats as the township's top fire official. Now he'll wear one more big one.
Fatal accident

Driver of vehicle that struck motorcycle is still unknown

A look at an Ohio Department of Transportation traffic camera from July 16 tells only part of the story.
Zoning code revisions

Proposal would allow planned unit developments

One of the biggest changes coming to the city of Pickerington as a result of comprehensive revisions to its zoning code is the implementation of Planned Unit Districts.

Central graduate scores GE Reagan Scholarship

A recent Pickerington High School Central graduate's devotion to spreading kindness and support to those in need has helped her land a $40,000 college scholarship.

Remembering Tyler

District's lunch prices to increase for 2014-15

Pickerington students will pay a little more for lunch at school in 2014-15.

City's Youth Fishing Derby is planned for July 26

Youth anglers are a hearty bunch, patiently braving the elements in the hopes of landing that sometimes elusive "big one."
Police beat

Pickerington: Police nab juveniles after reports of broken windows

Pickerington police are forwarding to the Fairfield County Juvenile Prosecutors Office a request for delinquency charges against a group of youths after a report of windows being broken at 7:29 p.m. June 30.

Lightning strike possible cause of house fire

It didn't take very long after a short series of thunderous booms rocked Pickerington in the mid-afternoon of Sunday, July 13 for Violet Township fire engines to barrel south down Hill Road.

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