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    Gahanna Lincoln High School senior Catherine Moses, a student in the bioscience technologies program at Eastland-Fairfield Career and Technical Schools, answers judges' questions about her capstone project during a competition at the Gahanna facility Friday, April 11.

    Capstone competition

    John Jorinscay and Kaitlyn Mundschenk paint a snail April 2 in Bonnie Meeks' art class at Chapelfield Elementary School. Go to to see more photos.

    Recycled art takes seed in Chapelfield 'garden'

    A reading garden is sprouting at Chapelfield Elementary School, with student-designed sculptures covered in colored plastic bottle caps.
  • Lincoln track and field

    Gahanna track coach Ed Rarey coaches sprinters on the track named in his honor Thursday, March 27. Rarey, 84, is stepping down to become an assistant coach after 61 seasons.

    Rarey helped shape 61 seasons, 73 titles, thousands of athletes

    Since joining the Gahanna Lincoln High School boys track and field program as an assistant to head coach Ed Rarey more than four decades ago, Don Weatherby has seen it happen frequently.

Dodd to become Lincoln High School principal Aug. 1

The Gahanna-Jefferson Board of Education on April 15 approved a two-year contract with Robert (Bobby) Dodd as Lincoln High School's new principal.
Jefferson Township

Fire chief: Levy failure would be devastating

Jefferson Township residents will decide on a 2-mill levy on the May 6 ballot to sustain current operations at the Jefferson Township Fire Department.

Rag Tag strikes chord with Ohio inmates

Although they're imprisoned at Marysville's Ohio Reformatory for Women, about 400 inmates recently had their spirits lifted by central Ohio's Rag Tag Worship Team.

Scruci withdraws candidacy for Pickerington Local job

Overcome with emotion, one could've heard a pin drop as Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools Superintendent Francis Scruci fought back tears to announce he had withdrawn from consideration as a superintendent candidate for Pickerington Local Schools.

GLHS' Thomas earns National Achievement Scholarship: $2,500

Gahanna Lincoln High School senior Kirstyn Thomas will attend the University of Cincinnati on a full scholarship, thanks to a recent academic achievement.
Ohio Herb Education Center

Votes could cultivate school gardens

The Ohio Herb Education Center in Gahanna needs votes.

Sixth-grader collecting cereal, bars to help hungry children

Gahanna Middle School East sixth-grader Alex Baker wants cereal and cereal bars to help feed breakfast to hungry children this summer.
Small Business Community Heroes

ThisWeek , Direct Energy to recognize community service

Direct Energy and ThisWeek Community News announce the launch of the first Columbus Small Business Community Heroes award program. Nominations are being accepted until May 29. The online nomination form can be found by visiting

Brick deadline is April 23 for Memorial Day dedication

The deadline is Wednesday, April 23, for Gahanna-area residents to purchase a brick to be dedicated on Memorial Day at Gahanna Veterans Memorial Park, 73 W. Johnstown Road.
Police beat

Beggars reported in StoneRidge Plaza lot, along South Hamilton

Gahanna police recently responded to incidents involving a woman asking for money and a man seeking work by holding a sign.
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