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Johnstown council eliminates tax credit

Friday April 24, 2015 6:11 PMJohnstown Village Council on April 21 voted 4-1 to repeal the income-tax credit for most of its residents.Johnstown's tax rate is 1 percent for all residents who live and work in Johnstown. The rate is 0.5 percent for residents who work in and pay taxes to another municipality, according to… Continue reading Johnstown council eliminates tax credit

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Tax refund will cost village $175,000

As seen online on ThisWeekNews.comMonday February 23, 2015 9:41 AMJohnstown's finance director position has been a revolving door for several years, culminating in two months without a director in 2014, just as the village's 2015 budget was being planned.Dana Steffan, who was hired in October, has found her footing after less than five months on… Continue reading Tax refund will cost village $175,000

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Johnstown poised to get funds for major repairs

View the online article hereMonday February 2, 2015 11:55 AMJohnstown leaders should know within two months whether applications for state funding have been approved.Johnstown in 2011, 2012 and 2013 requested a state grant to rebuild Concord Road.This year, the Ohio Public Works Commission appears to have come through with a $290,000 grant and a $340,000… Continue reading Johnstown poised to get funds for major repairs

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Parents hear draft of gifted program revamp

Tuesday December 23, 2014 9:28 AMPage A2 of 12/25 issueThe Dublin City School District presented a Gifted Service Delivery Draft to community members recently and then listened to their feedback.About 60 community members gathered Dec. 10 in the Wyandot Elementary School Library to listen to Kimberly Pietsch Miller, the district's chief academic officer, present the… Continue reading Parents hear draft of gifted program revamp

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Annual Holiday Bazaar set for Saturday at Jerome

By DEBBIE GILLUMWednesday December 3, 2014 9:37 AMJerome's Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 6Written for Dublin Villager weekly newspaper, part of ThisWeek Community NewsOriginal article can be found hereDublin area residents looking for holiday gifts for family and friends should make sure not to miss this year's Holiday Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday… Continue reading Annual Holiday Bazaar set for Saturday at Jerome

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Task forces supply updates board of education

DUBLIN VILLAGERBy DEBBIE GILLUMWednesday December 3, 2014 9:36 AMWritten for The DublinVillager weekly newspaper and ThisWeekNewsOriginal article can be found by clicking hereAt the Dublin Board of Education Meeting Nov. 13, several task forces provided board members with updates. The district is working toward meeting its goals for the year by getting updates from the respected… Continue reading Task forces supply updates board of education

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Dublin’s advanced placement programs receive honor

By DEBBIE GILLUMTuesday November 25, 2014 9:07 PMWritten for ThisWeekNews Dublin Villager newspaper Dublin City Schools is one of 547 school districts in the U.S. and Canada to be honored by the College Board with placement on the 5th Annual Advanced Placement District Honor Roll for increasing access to AP course work and improving scores.This is… Continue reading Dublin’s advanced placement programs receive honor

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Elementary School Additions

Work progressing on preparing recommendationsBy DEBBIE GILLUMTuesday November 25, 2014 8:50 AMWritten for ThisWeekNews Dublin Villager newspaper At the Dublin Board of Education meeting, discussions continued about elementary school additions. Throughout the month of November, representatives from the engineering architectural firm of Garmann/Miller Architects are scheduled to visit all 12 elementary schools with the goal of… Continue reading Elementary School Additions

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Karrer’s Turkey Bowl tradition to continue Nov. 25

Karrer's Turkey Bowl tradition to continue Nov. 25By: Debbie GillumFormer OSU basketball star Scoonie Penn talks strategy to students of Dublin Karrer Middle School during the annual Turkey Bowl fundraiser Nov. 25Wednesday November 19, 2014 9:29 a.m.Written for ThisWeekNews Dublin Villager newspaper Local sports stars will play flag football with Karrer Middle School students to raise money… Continue reading Karrer’s Turkey Bowl tradition to continue Nov. 25

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Car chase ends with crash into Burke

The Denisonian By Debbie GillumNews Editor EmeritusThere was some commotion on South Quad Thursday, April 17 when a brief car chase ended with a collision into Burke Hall.The car chase started when Licking County Sheriff Officers tried to pull over William Beatty, 46, from Newark, for only having one working headlight on Ohio 16.He refused to… Continue reading Car chase ends with crash into Burke