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Civic club announces grant recipients

The Reynoldsburg Civic Club has announced which Reynoldsburg organizations will receive financial assistance this year.

College notes

* Alyson Van Almsick of Reynoldsburg was named to the 2014 fall semester dean's list at Slippery Rock University. She is a freshman English education and dance major.

Coming up

Marabar Heights and Four Seasons garden clubs, Spring Plant Sale, 8 a.m. to noon May 2 in the lower parking lot of the Livingston House, 1792 Graham Road, Reynoldsburg. The sale will feature perennials, annuals, herbs and shrubs, along with a bake sale coordinated by the Marabar Heights club. The sale, which will take place rain or shine, benefits beautification projects in Reynoldsburg.

On stage at Shadowbox

Couple indicted for human trafficking

A Reynoldsburg couple are accused of luring at least three women to their White Birch Court home by creating a false identity on a dating website, then holding the women captive through threats, extortion and sexual abuse.

Wesley Ridge plans $3.5M wellness center

The Wesley Ridge Retirement Community wants to rezone four parcels that front 2277 Taylor Park Drive in preparation for future development that will include a $3.5-million wellness center and, eventually, two more residence buildings.

eSTEM Academy granted PARCC waiver

A group of 15 Ohio schools, including Reynoldsburg's eSTEM Early College Academy, have received state approval to develop alternatives to Ohio's newest state standardized tests, but the federal government must second that approval.
May 5 primary election

Incumbent Clemens, challenger Zollars seek Ward 4 seat

Incumbent Mel Clemens will face challenger Pat Zollars in the May 5 primary election as Reynoldsburg Republicans decide who will receive the nod to seek election in November to represent Ward 4 on Reynoldsburg City Council.

'Targeted enforcement' aims to keep city sidewalks clear

Parking a vehicle in a residential driveway in Reynoldsburg is perfectly legal -- unless the vehicle also happens to block the sidewalk.
Police beat

Reynoldsburg: Teens arrested in prostitution sting operation

Three Akron teenagers were charged with misdemeanor counts of soliciting April 17 after they were arrested as part of an undercover prostitution sting conducted by Reynoldsburg police.

Robotics team headed to state

The Reynoldsburg robotics team Technical Difficulties hopes to have very few technical difficulties at a state competition next month, after earning top-five placement at two recent regional contests.

Reynoldsburg couple indicted for human trafficking

A Reynoldsburg couple is scheduled to be arraigned Monday, April 20, in Franklin County Common Pleas Court for allegedly luring three women into “human trafficking and servitude.”

Coming up

Reynoldsburg Truro Historical Society, monthly open house, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 18, at 1485 Jackson St, across from Hannah Ashton Middle School. The Kids Discovery Room will feature a craft project will involve magazines and maps. There will be tours and refreshments. Canned and paper goods will be accepted for the Helping Hands food pantry. Admission is free. For more information, visit rths.info or call Mark at 614-868-5354.

Event benefits youth therapy organization

PBJ Connections will hold Eddie's Golf Classic and Birthday Blast from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at Glow Putt Indoor Mini Golf in Gahanna.

Feat of strength

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