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  • Aug. 29-Sept. 1

    JOSHUA A. BICKEL/THISWEEKNEWS
    Tommy Pappas, owner of Tommy's Diner in Franklinton, poses for a portrait with a lamb burger. Pappas, is a co-chairman of the upcoming Greek Festival. The lamb burger will be among many food options that will be available during the four-day celebration.

    Greek culture, food to be celebrated at festival

    For 25 years, Tommy Pappas was content to be a behind-the-scenes guy at the Greek Festival.
  • Labor Day parade

    CHRIS PARKER/THISWEEKNEWS
    Tom Brubaker will serve as the grand marshal for the 2014 Lions Club annual Labor Day parade.

    Brubaker to lead the way as club's honoree

    Tom Brubaker can aptly be described as Pickerington's "man about town."
Update

Pickerington students escorted safely from buildings following threat

Fairfield County sheriff's deputies and Pickerington police officers this afternoon (Wednesday, Aug. 27) escorted Pickerington Local School District students out of school buildings following a late morning threat.
Labor Day

Lions fish fry success linked to a 'secret' recipe batter

After nearly seven decades of frying fish to golden perfection, one might say the Pickerington Lions Club has its annual Labor Day Fish Fry down to an exact science.

Community pool is going to the dogs on Labor Day

The 2014 pool season in Pickerington is going out with a bark.

Froggy's Sweets and More opening in Olde Pickerington

A Pickerington mother of four has parlayed a passion for making goodies into a full-time career and is now opening up her own retail shop in the heart of the city.

District's food assistance program dubbed success

A Pickerington Local School District pilot program to provide free nourishment to the hungry this summer not only achieved its objective, but also sparked buy-in by the public at large, according to the district's food service director.

Market's growth comes from fresh finds

At 4 p.m. every Thursday, the municipal parking lot near the heart of Olde Pickerington Village is abuzz with the sounds, smells and tastes of commerce thanks to the expanded Olde Pickerington Village Farmers' Market, now nearing the end of its second year run.
Straight-A Funds

District in line for money to build math skills

The recent approval of $144 million in Straight-A Funds for schools across Ohio will send additional dollars into the Pickerington Local School District to assist students in mathematics, as well as to provide new links to careers and college.
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