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  • RYAN M.L. YOUNG/THISWEEKNEWS
    The Sterling Theater board of directors is expected Monday, April 21, to present plans to Pataskala City Council for installing an elevator and restrooms at the theater on the second floor of the building at 430 Main St. in Pataskala.

    Theater renovation plans take shape

    The Sterling Theater board of directors is expected Monday, April 21, to present plans to Pataskala City Council for installing an elevator and restrooms at the theater.
  • Mallory Dearwester and the New Vision Dance Company will perform publicly for the first time at 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Fit Life Dance Fitness Studio, 1930 Schrock Road in Westerville.

    New Vision seeks those who just want to dance

    The New Vision Dance Company will perform publicly for the first time at 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Fit Life Dance Fitness Studio, 1930 Schrock Road in Westerville.
  • West Licking Special Olympics

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    West Licking Special Olympics cheerleader Kaliha Roane has her hair styled by K Posh Hair Design Studio owner Kristina Newell as her mother, Selina Roane-Thomas (reflected in the mirror), watches during a red-carpet day Sunday, March 23, at the salon in Reynoldsburg.

    Cheerleaders all smiles on the red carpet

    The West Licking Special Olympics cheerleaders got the red-carpet treatment last Sunday, March 23, at the K Posh Hair Design Studio in Reynoldsburg.
West Licking fire chief

New charges to be brought against Fulmer

The West Licking Joint Fire District board voted unanimously April 10 to hold a hearing for fire Chief David Fulmer at 7 p.m. May 8.

Annual Pataskala community cleanup slated April 20-27

Pataskala officials are asking residents to help with the annual community trash cleanup April 20 to 27.
Licking Heights

Daniels puts her 'whole heart' into educating first-graders

Licking Heights West Elementary School first-grade teacher Rhonda Daniels said she is passionate that any first-grade student can achieve great things at his or her own level.
Southwest Licking

Third-grade teacher Hare credits colleagues for 'team effort'

Pataskala Elementary School third-grade teacher Tracey Hare said she is humbled to receive one of this year's Licking County Foundation Leaders for Learning Awards, but teaching really is a team effort.

Southwest Licking begins achievement tests April 28

Southwest Licking third-graders are ready for the Ohio Achievement Assessments, Assistant Superintendent Kasey Rathburn-Perkins told the school board last month.

Rag Tag strikes chord with 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.

Rt. 62 repaving planned from near Johnstown to Knox County

Despite a major resurfacing project set to begin on U.S. Route 62 on Monday, April 14, area leaders aren't panicking about travel disruptions on the road throughout the spring and summer.
Police beat

Four-wheeling in park leads to drug charge

The Pataskala Division of Police cited a 17-year-old boy for possession of drugs at 8:55 p.m. April 1 after finding him and another 17-year-old boy riding four-wheeled vehicles in Pataskala Municipal Park.
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