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    Lyla Swingle, 4, throws a ball at the target to drop the Rev. David Long-Higgins, of David's United Church of Christ, in the dunk tank during a Family Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 16.

    Ready to drop

    The event was sponsored by David's UCC and David Evangelical Lutheran Church, both in Canal Winchester, to mark each congregation's 175th anniversary. Lyla from Carroll, Ohio, attended with her grandmother, Cinda Cartee.

Plans for new high school closer to drawing board

The Groveport Madison Board of Education approved a resolution at its Aug. 13 meeting that will move plans for a new high school closer to an architect's drawing board.
Canal Winchester sells parcel

HFI plans storage, parking on acquired property

Canal Winchester City Council gave its unanimous approval earlier this month to legislation authorizing the mayor to convey about 1.7 acres of unused city land to the Canal Winchester Industry and Commerce Corp. so it can be sold to Dennis Enterprise Limited Partnership for $1.

District forced to borrow vehicles

Some Canal Winchester students started the school year riding borrowed buses because nearly a third of the district's bus fleet failed a routine inspection.
The Inn at Winchester Trail

Construction starts on assisted-living facility

A new assisted-living facility to be built on Winchester Boulevard is expected to bring an additional 25 to 30 full-time jobs and 25 part-time jobs to Canal Winchester.
Canal Winchester schools

Board extends Supt. Sotlar's contract

The Canal Winchester Board of Education has approved a five-year contract extension for Superintendent Jim Sotlar, even though his current contract won't expire until July 31, 2015.
Columbus Metropolitan Library

Homework Help Centers open for school year

For the 10th year in a row, the Columbus Metropolitan Library system is offering kids a place to study after school.

JCC planning Sports Spectacular

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus will host its 29th Sports Spectacular Aug. 24 and 25.
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