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Dancing in 'The Nutcracker'

BalletMet will present its annual production of "The Nutcracker" Dec. 9-24 at the Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St. Seventeen performances are scheduled, with ticket prices ranging from $29 to $89. Tickets can be purchased at the CAPA Ticket Center, 39 E. State St., and To purchase tickets by phone, call 614-469-0939 or 800-745-3000. Pickerington students of the BalletMet Academy who will perform include: (first row, from left) Camille Boggs, David Griffaton, Erin Miller; (second row) Elizabeth Hudelson, Paige Miller, Gillian Carr and Marie Dunlea.

Coming up

Songs of the Season, 3 p.m. Dec. 10 at Peace United Methodist Church, 235 Diley Road, Pickerington. Concert will include sacred and secular music from a Peace Church quartet, 4Peace and the Peace Church bell choir. Tickets can be purchased at the door or from chorus members prior to the concert.

Community gathers to celebrate holidays

School district considers May levy

Pickerington Local School District officials, citing an opportunity to reduce strains on the district's day-to-day operations fund and to establish a revenue stream for facilities improvements, plan to ask voters to approve a 3-mill levy in May.

Chamber to launch Small Business Advisory Council

In an effort to expand its network and foster connectivity, the Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce is launching a new business initiative with a mission to better serve the local business community.

College notes

* Pickerington students named to the dean's list at Ohio Christian University's College of Adult and Graduate Studies for the fall 2016 semester include Serena Blount, Tonette Brown, Lisa Crawley-McGhee, Mark Cummings, James Robinson and Dan Vazquez.

Coming up

Women's Leadership Coalition Holiday Social, 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 1 at the OhioHealth Pickerington Medical Campus, 1010 Refugee Road. Attendees are encouraged to bring a favorite dessert or snack and be prepared to mingle with WLC members and guests. Attendance is free. Visit

Firefighters collect toys, gift cards for youths

The Violet Township Fire Department is again counting on the generosity of area residents and businesses in donating new, unwrapped toys and gift cards for children in need this holiday season.
Pickerington Public Library

Homework Help Center renovations are planned

Pickerington Public Library this winter plans to upgrade an area designated to help local students with schoolwork.
Police beat

Pickerington: Suspicious person report leads to arrest

A 37-year-old woman was arrested on drug charges before she lost consciousness Nov. 9.
PHS North Choir

Caroling supports programs and Disney trip

Pickerington High School North Choir students this month will take part in a series of activities to spread holiday cheer and to support a March performance at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Stellar season ends with disappointment

Pickerington High School Central's Brody Egan (56) consoles Chance Esmont (21) as they leave the football field following the Tigers' 29-27 loss to Cincinnati St. Xavier in a Division I state semifinal game Nov. 25.

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