2017, january, ThisWeek, ThisWeekNews

Reynoldsburg council mulls contract with Constellation

Discussions about a new two-year aggregation contract with Constellation Electric began at the Reynoldsburg City Council meeting Jan. 10.By DEBBIE GILLUM, THISWEEKNEWS.COMDiscussions about a new two-year aggregation contract with Constellation Electric began at the Reynoldsburg City Council meeting Jan. 10.City Director of Public Service Bill Sampson gave council a report on electric aggregation because the city's… Continue reading Reynoldsburg council mulls contract with Constellation

2016, january, ThisWeek, ThisWeekNews

City, sheriff to address opioid issue

Posted Jan 16, 2017The City of Canal Winchester and the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office will team to host a Community Education event on Jan. 25 at the Frances Steube Community Center at 22 S. Trine St. in Canal Winchester.By DEBBIE GILLUM, THISWEEKNEWS.COMThe City of Canal Winchester and the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office will team to… Continue reading City, sheriff to address opioid issue

2017, january, ThisWeek, ThisWeekNews

Police advisory panel formed to rebuild trust

Posted Jan 17, 2017By DEBBIE GILLUM, THISWEEKNEWS.COMOfficials are forming a Reynoldsburg Police Community Advisory Panel to reach out and address community concerns.The idea for the panel has been in the works for almost a year, after former Reynoldsburg police detective Tye Downard and Lt. Shane Mauger were arrested last year in a federal corruption investigation.In early… Continue reading Police advisory panel formed to rebuild trust

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Winter Hikes: Metro Parks kicks off annual program

Tuesday January 10, 2017 11:18 AMThe 44th season of Metro Parks' weekend series of Winter Hikes kicked off in Blacklick Woods on Jan. 7 with 2- and 4-mile walks.Participants embarked on guided and self-guided hikes and enjoyed hot soup and warm drinks at the Beech-Maple Lodge afterward.The 2017 Winter Hikes series features 13 hikes, including… Continue reading Winter Hikes: Metro Parks kicks off annual program

2017, january, ThisWeek, ThisWeekNews

Reynoldsburg Kmart closing by end of March

Wednesday January 11, 2017 2:46 PMPhoto Credit: Debbie GillumThe Reynoldsburg Kmart is one of 108 stores nationwide that will close at the end of March, the company announced Jan. 4.A liquidation sale began Jan. 6 at the Reynoldsburg store, 1284 Brice Road.Reynoldsburg Development Director Dan Havener said the store closing is unfortunate but not necessarily… Continue reading Reynoldsburg Kmart closing by end of March

2015, december, ThisWeek, ThisWeekNews, westerville

North grad soaking up Japanese life, culture

WESTERVILLE NEWSWednesday December 16, 2015 5:04 PMEighteen-year-old Westerville North High School graduate Rex Lundstrom is spending a gap year in Japan, thanks to the Westerville Sunrise Rotary Club.In March, he won the Youth Exchange Scholarship, a merit-based program that covers the cost of room, board, tuition and a monthly stipend for one academic year of high school… Continue reading North grad soaking up Japanese life, culture

2015, november, ThisWeek, ThisWeekNews, westerville

Craft show fundraiser will feature homemade wares

Wednesday November 25, 2015 1:51 PMAnyone looking for handmade gifts this Christmas might find potential purchases at the 18th annual Gingerbread Cottage Craft Show, a fundraiser hosted by the Westerville South High School Instrumental Music Boosters.The event will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 5 at the school, 303 S. Otterbein Ave.The Gingerbread Cottage… Continue reading Craft show fundraiser will feature homemade wares

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Police working to identify Johnstown Drive Thru robbery suspect

JOHNSTOWN INDEPENDENTMonday November 23, 2015 8:29 AMJohnstown police are asking for the community's help in identifying a man who robbed the Johnstown Drive Thru, 243 W. Coshocton St., at 8:37 p.m. Nov. 12.The unarmed man stole $1,400 from the business.According to police reports, a 6-foot tall, heavy-set man walked in and asked the cashier to give… Continue reading Police working to identify Johnstown Drive Thru robbery suspect

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Adopt-a-Child will continue through Dec. 12

This holiday season, Johnstown residents can once again "adopt" a child to buy presents for or sign up to see if they qualify to receive presents.The Johnstown-Northridge Adopt-a-Child program has been underway since September and will continue to accept new families and donated presents until Dec. 12.JOHNSTOWN INDEPENDENTMonday November 30Interested volunteers receive information about a child's gender and… Continue reading Adopt-a-Child will continue through Dec. 12

2015, december, ThisWeek, ThisWeekNews, westerville

Board gives Kellogg, Griffith updated contracts

WESTERVILLE NEWSWednesday December 2, 2015 11:58 AMThe top two leaders in the Westerville City School District each received a thumbs-up and a revised contract from the school board.The school board Nov. 23 gave Superintendent John Kellogg a new five-year contract and amended his current contract as the result of a positive performance evaluation.Kellogg received a 3… Continue reading Board gives Kellogg, Griffith updated contracts