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  • Heroin has become a local epidemic. No longer an inner-city problem, it pervades every central Ohio suburb. It's a community problem. Young people are getting hooked in increasing numbers. For some, there is hope through rehabilitation and treatment. For others, the story ends tragically in death.

    Heroin Hits Home

    In this three-week series, ThisWeek Community News talks to law enforcement, school officials, treatment professionals and addicts about the extremely addictive drug and what can be done to solve the problem. Week one looks at the faces of addiction.
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    Seth Morgan (left) a teacher at Pickerington Lakeview Junior High School, and Ross Hartley, a teacher at Pickerington Ridgeview Junior High School, learn how to use the Yaskawa Motoman Robotic Arm Sept. 9. The robotic arm will be part of the new mobile MIT Fab Labs. The Fab Labs were unveiled at Pickerington High School North.

    'Fab Lab' makes debut in Pickerington

    New equipment that will allow the Pickerington Local School District to provide manufacturing and robotics curriculum was on display earlier this month as a collaboration of districts showcased the next phase in preparing students for careers and college.
Update

PLSD superintendent: Disciplinary action possible for Butcher

The all-time winningest high school girls basketball coach in Ohio history pleaded guilty Wednesday to operating a vehicle while intoxicated and might face disciplinary action from the Pickerington Local School District.
State report card

Pickerington earns 3 A's, 2 B's, 3 C's and a D

The Pickerington Local School District once again showed mixed performance results under the state's system for assessing public education.
Violet Township Women's League

Organization has served community for 15 years

For the past 15 years the Violet Township Women's League has provided a venue for area women to nurture relationships and perform good works in the Pickerington area.

Expansion, drive-through pharmacy planned for Hill Road Kroger

The Pickerington Kroger Co. store at 1045 Hill Road North is preparing for a major expansion/renovation project that will greatly increase its size as well as add a drive-through pharmacy.

Survey to guide library's next five years, beyond

The Pickerington Public Library has launched an online survey it hopes will guide services, its collection and possible changes to its facility during the next five years and beyond.
Protect & Serve

Exact addresses still important when calling 9-1-1

If you've ever had to call 9-1-1 for a life-threatening emergency, you know the urgency to have your call answered promptly and handled efficiently to get you the help you need.

North to crown homecoming queen

Pickerington High School North will crown its homecoming queen during halftime of the Panthers football game against Newark Friday, Sept. 19.
Pickerington Community Theatre

Comedy event will aid group that helps abandoned animals

Helping abandoned animals find good homes while getting your laugh on are not mutually exclusive activities.
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