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Appointments open for Sept. 27 immunizations

Franklin County Public Health will offer adult and child immunizations by appointment only from 9:40 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Reynoldsburg Division of Police, 7240 E. Main St.

Storm shortens Tomato Festival

The Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival drew steady crowds to Huber Park on its first day Aug. 19, but the second day was cut short after a storm moved through about 7 p.m.
Trash ordinance

Late fees could mean liens

For some years now, property owners who fall behind on fees due to the city for services such as water and sewer -- and for "involuntary" services such as having the city mow weeds if the property owner does not do so -- have found themselves with higher property-tax bills.

School board switches meeting venue to City Hall

A tie vote put Reynoldsburg Board of Education President Joe Begeny on the spot last week.

Scout changes gears to complete his Eagle project

Recent Reynoldsburg High School graduate Daniel Ficocelli, a member of Boy Scout Troop 826, ran into a few roadblocks with his initial Eagle Scout project, but quickly changed gears and earned scouting's highest rank by completing a major project at St. Pius X Church.
City zoning code

Streamlining makes rules easier to interpret, apply

While few people would find a city zoning code compelling reading, Reynoldsburg Planning Administrator Eric Snowden is an exception.
Police beat

Reynoldsburg: Two men steal smartphone, escape in Escalade

Employees at a business in the 2900 block of Taylor Road reported at 6:10 p.m. Aug. 9 that two men asked to see a smartphone, then grabbed it and ran out without paying for it while the clerk turned away. They escaped in a white Cadillac Escalade, police reports said.
Ohio CheckBook.com

City finance data online at treasurer's site

The city of Reynoldsburg and Reynoldsburg city schools are now members of the state's voluntary OhioCheckbook.com site, joining nearly 800 of the state's 4,000 or so government entities and school districts that have done so.

Collaboration key at STEMfest

Students attending Reynoldsburg STEM Middle at Baldwin Road spent the first two days of school last week building giant puzzles, running relay races and learning the "Habits of Mind."

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Community center

First designs ready to be unveiled

The Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival will offer residents their first look at proposed designs for a new community center, expected to be completed in 2018 at the site of the old swimming pool adjacent to Huber Park.
Reynoldsburg schools

Exchanges reflect tension between board, superintendent

Behind-the-scenes conversations among Reynoldsburg Board of Education members and Superintendent Tina Thomas-Manning show infighting and tension, even as they have tiptoed around airing their disputes in public.
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Heroes for Heroes race to benefit combat veterans

Reynoldsburg's parks and recreation and police departments, along with the Truro Township Fire Department, will host the third annual Heroes for Heroes 5K obstacle race on a significant date this year: Sunday, Sept. 11.
Police beat

Reynoldsburg: Coolers are hot items for theft

Police are investigating the thefts of several coolers from the same store in the 2600 block of Taylor Road over two days.

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