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  • LORRIE CECIL/THISWEEKNEWS
    Five-year-old Elijah Bias helps his grandmother, Mary Kinder, and others carry the cross to the sixth station at Faith Fellowship during the Good Friday Way of the Cross event in Johnstown on April 18. Participants walked and carried the cross through 14 stations in remembrance of what Jesus had endured.

    Community honors Christ's walk in annual Way of the Cross

    Deacon Bill Andrews of the Church of the Ascension in Johnstown has witnessed the emotion the most solemn day on the Christian calendar can create.
  • JOSHUA A. BICKEL/THISWEEKNEWS
    Searfoss Elementary School principal Janet Smith speaks to students before distributing copies of The Way to Go on April 11.

    Community partners to donate character-building books

    Johnstown police, business representatives and school leaders have formed a partnership to help children succeed.
  • Coming from Croton

    LORRIE CECIL/THISWEEKNEWS
    John and Sarah Deptula of Powell are the new owners of the Pizza Place in Croton. The couple took ownership of the business Jan. 28.

    Pizza shop's new owners will send beer with your pie

    Some would say pizza is one of those foods that pretty much tastes good with anything. But pizza and beer have proven to be a near-perfect match.

Johnstown looks to leverage partnership with MORPC

The village of Johnstown is poised to join a central Ohio consortium in hopes of helping village officials secure grants.
Johnstown-Monroe

Superintendent search narrowed to three finalists

The Johnstown-Monroe Board of Education has narrowed its superintendent search to three finalists.

Pro-levy group plans door-to-door campaign

The group responsible for rallying support for the Johnstown-Monroe Local School District's bond issue on the May 6 ballot has scheduled two more community meetings to answer questions about the measure.
Police beat

Mischievous youths prompt calls to JPD

Johnstown police recently responded to youths getting into mischief, ranging from alleged vandalism to ringing residents' doorbells and leaving.
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