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    Children ride ponies Wednesday, Aug. 13, during the opening evening of the annual Pataskala Street Fair.CHRIS PARKER/THISWEEKNEWS

    Scenes from the street fair

Pataskala Ward 1

Councilwoman Sagar retained in recall election

The 320 First Ward residents who turned out for an Aug. 19 recall election voted almost two to one to retain Pataskala City Councilwoman Pat Sagar, according to unofficial results from the Licking County Board of Elections.
Pataskala City Council

Disaster-plan funding now available

Pataskala City Council on Aug. 11 voted 6-0 in a special meeting to adopt a countywide natural hazards-mitigation plan, which would allow residents to apply for state and federal funding for certain projects, said City Administrator Benjamin King.
Police beat

Garages, vehicles targeted by thieves

The Pataskala Division of Police is investigating several reported thefts from outdoor buildings or vehicles throughout the city.
Licking Heights

District officials want to be on 'one team' with residents

The Licking Heights school board canceled its Aug. 19 meeting to schedule a community-outreach meeting at 6 p.m. Aug. 26 to discuss student growth and facility needs prior to the regular meeting at 7 p.m.

Licking Heights, Southwest Licking begin classes this week

All good things must come to an end, and summer is no exception.
Apeks LLC

Entrepreneur sees pot of gold in 'green rush'

Apeks LLC owner and president Andy Joseph quadrupled his Johnstown company's profits between 2012 and 2013.

Expo designed to attract young professionals

Young professionals throughout central Ohio are invited to a gathering that will showcase a dozen neighborhoods and what makes them attractive.
Kyber Run

Shopping center's new owners have big plans in mind

The new owner of Kyber Run in Johnstown has high hopes for the shopping center on U.S. Route 62.
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