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  • CHRIS PARKER/THISWEEKNEWS
    Music teacher Margaret Patterson conducts a song by Pataskala Elementary School children during the unveiling ceremony for the Story Trail on May 20 at Pataskala Municipal Park.

    Long story short, a good time had by all

    Jeff Rothweiler had to wait his turn to read on the Story Trail, just like everyone else.
  • New barbecue trailer

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    Zach Flegle (left) and Joshua Parman prepare food for customers May 6 in Red's Backyard Barbecue trailer on Main Street in Pataskala.

    Red's serves up 'small-town flavor'

    Zach Flegle is only 28 years old, but the smoked cuisine he dishes up at his new Red's Backyard Barbecue trailer seems to have a veteran pit boss's touch.
  • CHRIS PARKER/THISWEEKNEWS
    Barbary Sanderson, the emerging-technologies and digital-content specialist for the Licking County Library, plays one of the ukuleles now available for card-holding patrons to check out at the library system's downtown Newark branch, 101 W. Main St.

    Library plays to patrons with ukulele loans

    The Licking County Library's guitar-lending program proved so popular, library officials now are offering ukulele rentals to card-holding patrons.
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