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    Krista Payne of Canal Winchester poses with her 1958 Chevy Corvette at the Canal Winchester car show on Oct. 18. The car show, sponsored by the Bob McDorman Automotive Museum, was supposed to be part of the Labor Day Festival but was postponed because of inclement weather.

    The show must go on -- eventually

    Jeff Fisher, engineering manager at Manifold & Phalor, and Brian Hintz, design engineer, are seen here in front of the vacuum chamber the Canal Winchester company built for the OSU Aeronautics and Astronautics Research Lab. The 42-ton chamber is 15 feet tall and 12 feet wide and will be used to test large-diameter turbines.

    OSU project tested company's creativity, skill

    When Ohio State University went searching for a company to build a massive new vacuum test chamber for its Aeronautics and Astronautics Research Lab at Don Scott Field, it didn't have to look far.
  • Bruce Jarvis, now executive director of Destination: Canal Winchester, was stationed in Clausen, Germany, in the spring of 1979 with the U.S. Army Military Police Corps.

    November exhibit will honor local veterans

    Organizers of Canal Winchester's first Veterans Day observance want to go beyond a simple 'thank you.'

Residents seek help to quell traffic speed, noise

Groveport and Madison Township residents complained to two separate sets of elected officials last week about the traffic speed, congestion and noise that accompany increasing development in their communities.
Deal with ODNR

Restrictions added to use of Groveport's Palm Pond

As Groveport officials continue to work through residents' concerns related to city ponds, a new 10-year agreement with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources is aimed at alleviating some of the city's responsibilities.
Improving report card scores

Course changes, staff training part of 5-year plan

Groveport Madison school officials are in the process of implementing a five-year plan that focuses on ways to improve on the district's poor showing on the 2013-14 state report card.

Township agrees to help maintain Asbury cemetery

Madison Township trustees have voted to provide financial assistance for the maintenance of the Asbury Methodist Episcopal Cemetery.

Student cast gives Greek tragedy modern twist

Eastland-Fairfield Performing Arts students will delve into Greek tragedy, bringing a defiant Antigone to life in an adaptation that sets the action in modern-day Greece, with characters using cellphones and social media.

Rates to rise Jan. 1 for Columbus water customers

Groveport residents who get their water from the city of Columbus will likely see an increase in their bills beginning in January.
Nov. 4 election

Children Services makes case for renewal levy

Franklin County Children Services is working hard to protect neglected youngsters and earn voters' trust, an agency official says. Children Services is seeking a 10-year, 1.9-mill renewal levy Nov. 4. The levy will appear as Issue 4 on the ballot.
Franklin County auditor

Nov. 4 race pits incumbent against UA councilman

Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo says his leadership experience and dedication to efficient property appraisals set him apart in his bid for re-election next month, while challenger Mike Schadek promises to bring greater transparency and more ethical accountability to the office.
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