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Pickerington students escorted safely from buildings following threat

Fairfield County sheriff's deputies and Pickerington police officers this afternoon (Wednesday, Aug. 27) escorted Pickerington Local School District students out of school buildings following a late morning threat.
Aug. 29-Sept. 1

Greek culture, food to be celebrated at festival

For 25 years, Tommy Pappas was content to be a behind-the-scenes guy at the Greek Festival.
Labor Day

Lions fish fry success linked to a 'secret' recipe batter

After nearly seven decades of frying fish to golden perfection, one might say the Pickerington Lions Club has its annual Labor Day Fish Fry down to an exact science.

Community pool is going to the dogs on Labor Day

The 2014 pool season in Pickerington is going out with a bark.

Froggy's Sweets and More opening in Olde Pickerington

A Pickerington mother of four has parlayed a passion for making goodies into a full-time career and is now opening up her own retail shop in the heart of the city.

District's food assistance program dubbed success

A Pickerington Local School District pilot program to provide free nourishment to the hungry this summer not only achieved its objective, but also sparked buy-in by the public at large, according to the district's food service director.

Celebrating as summer slides away

OU-Pickerington instructor receives Gabr Fellowship

An Ohio University-Pickerington Center adjunct art instructor is the recipient of a prestigious fellowship that will serve to bridge the gap between two very distinct and different cultures.

Preschool plans for start of classes

Classes for children ages 3-5 will begin the second week of September at Trinity Learning Center Preschool at Trinity Family Life Center, 6389 Blacklick-Eastern Road, Pickerington.
Pelotonia 2014

Riders, volunteers join forces to battle cancer

For thousands of Pelotonia bicyclists heading north on Pickerington Road Saturday morning, Aug. 9, Pickerington High School North beckoned like a mothership, offering respite, hearty fare and fellowship.
Protect & Serve

Scammers often will target old and young alike

We want to pass along information this month to help residents heighten awareness of scams, and avoid becoming a victim of these prevalent and ever-changing crimes.

City seeks grants to improve pool, connect trails and paths

Pickerington City Council voted 7-0 Aug. 5 to approve a resolution that will allow Pickerington City Manager Bill Vance to apply for state funding to improve the city's swimming pool.

College notes

Otterbein University has announced its spring 2014 semester dean's list.

Board OKs new service learning course for high schools

The Pickerington Local School District Board of Education this week approved the addition of a new high school course designed to challenge students to identify and address community problems, and provide mentoring to local elementary school students.

Good times, good eats

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