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Coming up

Reynoldsburg's Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, 7 p.m. Nov. 30 at City Hall, 7232 E. Main St. Participants will watch the lighting of the tree, sing carols and drink hot chocolate.

Immunization clinic set up for children

Franklin County Public Health will offer childhood immunizations by appointment only at clinics set for 9:40 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 22 at the Reynoldsburg Police Department, 7240 E. Main St.
Reynoldsburg schools

Board agrees to cola switch but raises questions about contract

Reynoldsburg Board of Education members brought a mini “cola war” to the table Tuesday, Nov. 24, before approving a 10-year contract with the Coca-Cola Co.
Operation Evergreen

Trees carry messages of hope and home to troops overseas

Volunteers lovingly tucked ornaments, notes and cards around 100 fragrant Fraser firs and white pine trees last week, hoping to put a smile on a soldier's face by sending holiday cheer from home through Operation Evergreen.

JEDDs proposed for 558 acres in Etna Township

Etna Township and the city of Reynoldsburg are planning to partner in the establishment of two joint economic-development districts covering more than 500 acres of as-yet undeveloped land in the township.

Winter market at senior center starts Jan. 14

The summer farmers market season is long gone, but Reynoldsburg market manager Kristin Hampton-Harmon is busy planning for the city's inaugural winter market that will run from Jan. 14 through Feb. 25 at the senior center, 1520 Davidson Drive.
Fulfillment-center project

Trustee: Amazon gives Etna national standing

The decision by online retail company Amazon to build in an Etna business park should put the community on the proverbial map, Etna Township Trustee John Carlisle said.
Police beat

Reynoldsburg: Man escapes with purse after biting girlfriend's hand

Police are searching for a 22-year-old Reynoldsburg man who allegedly bit his girlfriend's hand in order to steal her purse.

High-school readers showed compassion, understanding

Five Reynoldsburg high school students were welcome additions to a class for autistic elementary school students last week, helping teacher Carla Luppino by reading to the students, playing games and "helping to make learning fun."

College notes

Reynoldsburg area students who received First Year Merit Scholarships at Denison University are Emily Ables, the Denison Alumni Award, and Shane Laub, the Park National Bank Scholarship.

Coming up

Wills and Estate Planning, free seminar with attorney Raymond Eichenberger, 7 p.m. Dec. 1 in the meeting room of the Reynoldsburg branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, 1402 Brice Road, Reynoldsburg. Topics will include changes in tax laws, contents of a will, methods to avoid probate and living trusts. For information or to register email

After-school classes focus on student safety issues

Reynoldsburg eSTEM Academy junior Noel Boykin believes a continuing program of after-school classes promotes student safety by helping students "expand their horizons and awareness" of issues such as bullying, dating abuse and human trafficking.

City ponders January rate hikes for water service

Reynoldsburg City Council will hear the first reading of an ordinance Monday, Nov. 23, that would increase both water and wastewater rates, starting in January.

Literacy Night event fun geared toward families

Reynoldsburg and Pickerington students were "book buddies" at Taylor Road Elementary School's Literacy Night Nov. 12 as students read together, mingled with mascots or visited craft areas and science tables.

Check of junior high revealed no threat to safety

A tip from a student about a possible threat to the school shut down Waggoner Road Junior High School shortly after 6 a.m. Nov. 11, until police and bomb squads gave the "all clear" about 10:05 a.m.

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