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  • ERIC GEORGE/THISWEEKNEWS
    The Harlem Wizards' "Swoop" gives a head fake to Winchester Trail Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Laura Shickey during a fundraiser at Canal Winchester High School Thursday, April 10. The basketball game was organized by the Canal Winchester Rotary Club and brought in about $7,500 for club programs supporting education and students.

    Sold-out Harlem Wizards game was a slam-dunk

    The Harlem Wizards' basketball game against a team of local volunteers was a slam-dunk for the community as far as Canal Winchester Rotary Club member Brent Foley is concerned.
  • RYAN M.L. YOUNG/THISWEEKNEWS
    Historical farmer Herb Wasserstrom comforts a horse in the barn at Slate Run Living Historical Farm..

    Horses of power

    The farm, 1375 Winchester Southern Road in Canal Winchester, operates as it would have in the 1880s. During April and May, it is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

City will renegotiate contract for police service

Canal Winchester City Council agreed April 7 to follow a recommendation from the finance director and renegotiate a contract with the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office to provide police service.
Groveport Madison schools

Online materials may replace science textbooks

Groveport Madison students could be ditching their science textbooks for electronic versions if a new science curriculum is approved at the April 23 school board meeting.
Frances S. Steube

Services held April 16 for city resident, public servant

Services will be held Wednesday, April 16, for Frances S. Steube, longtime Canal Winchester resident and public servant, and the woman for whom the city's community center is named.

Prosecutor mulls charges against former fair officer

David Brobst's lawyer said last week a "moment of weakness" caused by a cash-flow problem on his family's farm led his client to "loan" himself $211,755 between 2010 and 2012 from the Franklin County Agricultural Society while he served as its treasurer.

Egg hunts, gardens are on cities' spring calendar

With spring in full swing, community gardens and Easter events are on the agenda in Groveport and Canal Winchester.
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