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  • Heroin has become a local epidemic. No longer an inner-city problem, it pervades every central Ohio suburb. It's a community problem. Young people are getting hooked in increasing numbers. For some, there is hope through rehabilitation and treatment. For others, the story ends tragically in death.

    Heroin Hits Home

    In this three-week series, ThisWeek Community News talks to law enforcement, school officials, treatment professionals and addicts about the extremely addictive drug and what can be done to solve the problem. Week one looks at the faces of addiction.

    Pilot Dogs trainer Steve Hoyt, left, takes a blindfolded Calista Harper around the building with a Labrador retriever in training to simulate walking with a guide dog.

    Puppy raisers fundamental to Pilot Dogs training program

    Pilot Dogs, a central Ohio nonprofit, has been serving the blind community for more than 60 years by providing guide dogs.
State report card

Bexley happy to bring home higher marks

Bexley school officials and teachers are celebrating their successes following the official release of the Ohio Department of Education's state report card last week.
Maintenance of rental properties

City considers reliance on existing code enforcement

Rather than move forward with a proposed Residential Rental Inspection and Maintenance program, Bexley is evaluating how to work within its existing code to ensure rental properties are properly maintained.
Police beat

Thieves look to residents for sets of wheels to take

Bexley police said a resident in the first block of Bullitt Park Place reported someone stole his 2014 White Volvo XC90 from the driveway of his home Sept. 4.

Car2Go service has green light to operate in city

Despite concerns that a car rental service may deprive the city of revenue, Bexley City Council unanimously approved legislation Sept. 9 enabling Car2Go to station its vehicles within the city.
Noise ordinance on hold

Council elects to further research issues

The city of Bexley has postponed the implementation of a noise ordinance to allow more time for researching the issue.

Bexley steps up efforts to serve gifted students

Responding to a two-year study looking into the gifted program in Bexley City Schools, officials are working to bring better services to students and families.
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