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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.
    Anna Brittenham, 14, of Johnstown, her sister Elli, 7, and Sophia Adkins, 14, of Canal Winchester, pick pumpkins at Slate Run Historical Farm on Saturday, Sept. 13. Elli, Sophia, and Elli's sister, Anna, are volunteers at the farm.

    Old-fashioned chores

Grants sought for 3 Groveport-area road projects

The Franklin County Engineer's Office and the city of Groveport are seeking more than $5 million in Ohio Public Works Commission funding for three separate projects on Hendron Road, West Bixby Road and the intersection of Winchester Pike and Shannon-Ebright roads.
Football for Food

Donations needed to fill increased demand for aid

Canal Winchester's Community Food Pantry is hoping for another victory this season with its Football for Food program.

Spike in price for road salt has cities scrambling

Between an increased demand for road salt and the fact that many Ohio waterways froze, preventing new shipments of salt making it to port, last winter posed a significant challenge for municipalities.
Community Festival

Church to welcome visitors with free food, games

The congregation at Gender Road Christian Church is hoping to continue growing its relationship with Canal Winchester area residents by hosting a fall community festival.
Groveport Madison schools

On attorneys' advice, busing cut for daycare centers

Groveport Madison School District busing is back up and running, but not for some daycare students.
Sept. 20-21 event

Germania Oktoberfest offers traditional celebration

Traditional dancing, music, food and an outdoor bier garten all are part of this year's Oktoberfest in the Brewery District.
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Coverage of Canal Winchester and Groveport-Madison sports teams


Canal Winchester Local Schools news, including database searches


Groveport Madison Schools news, including database searches