As a first step toward rebuilding bridges after a 15-day teachers strike, Reynoldsburg Superintendent Tina Thomas-Manning announced she will resume open office hours with an expanded session from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, at the Central Office, 7244 E. Main St.
Teachers end strike
Reynoldsburg teachers who returned to their classrooms this week were happy to be back with their students but not completely satisfied with the contract agreement that ended a 15-day strike.
As a statewide road salt shortage continues, Reynoldsburg will boost its winter salt supplies but will pay twice as much as last year.
Appeals board's ruling overturned
History repeated itself Monday when Reynoldsburg City Council overturned a ruling by the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals (BZBA) and granted a church a special exception permit to move into space in the Century City Shopping Plaza on Brice Road.
Two of the 24 Patient Champions who will be stationed along the route of the Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon and Half Marathon this weekend are Reynoldsburg residents.
Although the number of incidents related to the Reynoldsburg teachers strike was down last week, police responded to several incidents at the high schools that resulted in charges being filed against teenagers through Franklin County Juvenile Court.
The Reynoldsburg Parks and Recreation Department cut the ribbon on a new "green" parking lot at the senior center last week, the last project completed by now-departed department Director Joe Brown.
Members of the Reynoldsburg Raider Marching Pride will canvass neighborhoods this weekend, asking for donations to help with competition costs and buy new uniforms.