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    Kiersten Cullinan's hair reacts to static electricity during the third annual Family Science Extravaganza on Tuesday evening, April 8, at J.W. Reason Elementary School in Hilliard.

    A hair-raising good time

  • Maria's Message

    Dom Tiberi and his daughter, Maria, who was killed in an auto accident Sept. 17. Tiberi is visiting area schools to talk to students about the dangers of distracted driving.

    Tiberi taking distracted driving program to schools

    Distractions are everywhere.

Hilliard residents get extension to file with RITA

Hilliard is extending the deadline to file local income-tax returns until midnight Monday, April 21.

New trash deal moves all pickups to Tuesday

Beginning July 1, Hilliard residents will experience changes in their trash and recycling services, including a new pickup day and a 10-cent-per-month bill increase for most households.

Sunbelt in line for a 50 percent tax credit

Sunbelt Rentals plans to invest $1.1 million to build a 7,500-square-foot facility on Parkway Lane, just south of Cemetery Road and adjacent to the COTA Park and Ride at the southwest corner of the intersection.

Cemetery Road to be repaved a year early

Hilliard officials plan to resurface Cemetery Road from Leap Road to Interstate 270 a year early.

Station Park will be rebid

Construction of Hilliard's Station Park likely will not be complete until next year.

Police lieutenant completes FBI National Academy

Hilliard police Lt. David Plesich recently completed the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va.

Hilliard, Verizon planning to share a tower

Hilliard will get a new digital-communications tower but likely not in the location city officials initially planned.
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 directenergy.com/heroes.
Land sale

Help All Kids Play gets 30-day extension for upfront cash

Hilliard school board members have extended the time for the Help All Kids Play Foundation to purchase 100 acres from the school district.

Children who play with fire are subjects of local conference

Firefighters and police officers from several Ohio agencies last week received training to identify and treat at-risk juveniles who start fires.
Memorial Middle School

Dad's history lessons pay off for Citizenship Bee winner

Three students from Hilliard Memorial Middle School recently earned cash prizes for their knowledge of American civics.
Police beat

Man, woman arrested after being found with stolen items

Hilliard police officers arrested a man and a woman April 7 at Knights Inn, 3950 Parkway Lane, after they were found with stolen credit cards, a gun and other stolen items
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