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Parks and recreation

Programs offered by the Pickerington Parks and Recreation Department, 100 Lockville Road, are listed. For more information call 614-833-2211.

Reade attains Boy Scouts' highest rank

Mitchell Reade, a Pickerington High School Central graduate, was recognized as an Eagle Scout in an Aug. 2 ceremony at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9473.

Senior news

Upcoming programs and events at the Pickerington Senior Center, 150 Hereford Drive, are listed below.

How do you get to the halftime show? Practice, practice, practice

The Tigers' football season starts at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, against Trotwood-Madison High School at Huber Heights Wayne High School near Dayton. The PHS North Panthers start the season at 7 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Aug. 27, at Central Crossing High School.
Bicentennial Celebration

Pickerington history will blend with modern fun

Many people might find it hard to fathom the city of Pickerington is now 200 years old.
Heron Crossing

Trustees OK modified plan for development

The Violet Township Board of Trustees -- with a 2-0 vote, Aug. 19 -- approved a modified proposal by M/I Homes to increase the housing density of a future development called Heron Crossing.

Nihiser is selected as city human resources director

After a comprehensive search, the city of Pickerington has hired a new director of human resources.
Police beat

Pickerington: Man who threatened business' employees arrested

A 34-year-old Blacklick man was arrested by Pickerington police for disorderly conduct at 11:11 a.m. Aug. 1 in the 1000 block of Refugee Road.

Teachers get raises and increased hours

Pickerington Local School District teachers will receive raises in each year of a new three-year contract, but also will see their work days and insurance costs rise.

Commission OKs assisted living facility's plans

The Pickerington Planning and Zoning Commission Aug. 11 approved, by a 6-1 vote, a final development plan for the Spectrum Assisted Living Facility on the northwest corner of Diley Road and Hill Road North.

District rolls out bus tracking system for 2015-16

When the Pickerington Local School District began the 2015-16 academic year Aug. 13, a new bus tracking system to help parents zero in their children's pickup and drop off times debuted.

College notes

Katherine Nelson of Pickerington was among the spring 2015 graduates of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, receiving a master's degree in rehabilitation of the blind.
Bicentennial Celebration

Planning nearing completion for Pickerington's birthday party

The city of Pickerington is pulling out all the stops to make its Bicentennial Celebration one to remember.

Zettler Hardware clears planning commission hurdle

Central Ohio-based Zettler Hardware is planning to construct a 24,030-square-foot building which will also include a 4,000-square-foot restaurant at 180 Postage Drive in Pickerington.

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