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Safety first

Grant for $30,000 would help improve communications

Reynoldsburg City Council's safety committee recommended May 18 that the police department apply for a $30,000 grant through Franklin County Homeland Security that would be used to buy equipment to improve radio communications in the city.

City eyes purchase of data terminals for police cruisers

Reynoldsburg City Council will take a final vote May 26 on legislation authorizing the purchase of 15 micro mobile data terminals for the police department at a cost of $57,237.

RHS seniors prepare for May 26 graduation

Reynoldsburg High School's graduating seniors will receive their diplomas during the district's 144th commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 26.

'Great turnout' expected for Taste of Reynoldsburg

Reynoldsburg residents will be able to whet their appetites a little earlier this year, because the 18th annual Taste of Reynoldsburg is scheduled from 4 to 8 p.m. June 23 at Huber Park.

People of all ages encouraged to join Summer Reading Club

The Columbus Metropolitan Library will give customers of any age another opportunity to keep their reading skills fresh during summer.
Police beat

Reynoldsburg: Teens suspected of breaking into a dozen vehicles

Three teenage boys, ages 16, 17 and 18, were charged with theft and possession of criminal tools May 9 and are suspected of breaking into at least 12 vehicles.

Madly medieval Spring Fling on tap May 22

Reynoldsburg students will go madly medieval during Spring Fling this week, building catapults or trebuchets to toss, fling and flip water balloons at each other.

Coming up

Reynoldsburg Kids' Bike Rodeo, 10 a.m. to noon May 16 at the City Hall Complex, 7232 E. Main St. This free event for children ages 4-12 is sponsored by the Reynoldsburg Parks & Recreation Department and the Reynoldsburg Police Department. Police officers will discuss bike safety and the importance of wearing a helmet and will teach hand signals. Participants will ride their bicycles through an obstacle course. Advance registration is required; call the recreation department at 614-322-6806.

Military notes

Marine Lance Cpl. Austin M. Kirby has graduated from the Marine Corps Chemical Biological Incident Response Force Basic Operations Course in Indian Head, Maryland.

Neighbor in the news

Katy Titchell of Reynoldsburg recently received a Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting, from the Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland Council.

Wesley Ridge Guild plans fashion show

The Wesley Ridge Guild will present A Splash of Style: Family Fashion Show from 10:30 a.m. to noon May 16 in the Kimes Chapel at Wesley Ridge Retirement Community, 2225 Taylor Park Drive, Reynoldsburg.

Spring pushes outdoor studies into high gear

Reynoldsburg parent volunteers, staff members and students dug in the dirt, hauled large stone pavers and planted plenty of milkweed and other plants over the weekend in a new butterfly garden at Summit Road STEM Elementary School.

Consolidating jobs called win-win for city

Reynoldsburg City Council approved legislation Monday to consolidate two part-time assistant clerk positions into a single part-time role with a pay bump, and change a full-time administrative assistant job to part time.

City prepares for annual clean-up effort June 6-14

Reynoldsburg's annual Community Clean-Up Day has, for nearly a decade, served as a resource for residents to recycle, refurbish or donate items so they go to a good use instead of to a landfill.

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