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  1. Townships: HB 69 would a level playing fieldaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | This Week Community News

    A proposed state law that would exempt some township fire and emergency-medical districts from having property-tax revenue redirected as part of tax-increment-financing agreements remains in an Ohio House of Representatives committee. At the same time, some city leaders haven't been as enthusiastic, with Hilliard Mayor Don Schonhardt going as far as saying a reduction in the revenue streams for TIFs would defeat their very purpose.

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  2. Varied safety measures preferred within area districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | This Week Community News

    "We also make our students aware that if they see something that is suspicious to them, they should contact our staff and security." -- Gahanna Lincoln principal Bobby Dodd Leaders from central Ohio school districts say first-responder relationships, regular staff and student training and technology upgrades help provide a safer learning environment for all involved.

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  3. Barbers find jobs to be shear joyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | This Week Community News

    The buzz at the Old Time Gahanna Barber Shop, 102 Granville St., is that Ron Eggleston and Dave Keim are celebrating 50 years of cutting hair this week. The two men completed 1,800 hours of training at Andrew Barber College in Columbus in the 1960s.

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  4. Varied safety measures preferred within area districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | This Week Community News

    "We also make our students aware that if they see something that is suspicious to them, they should contact our staff and security." -- Gahanna Lincoln principal Bobby Dodd Leaders from central Ohio school districts say first-responder relationships, regular staff and student training and technology upgrades help provide a safer learning environment for all involved.

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  5. a Piggy bucksa help those that barkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | This Week Community News

    Helping sick and orphaned dogs at the Franklin County Dog Shelter was the bottom line for students in the economics classes at Gahanna's High Point Elementary School. Maryann McGrath, a second-grade teacher at High Point, said all four second-grade classes jumped on board with a lesson that started with her class last year and continued with an $800 donation to the Franklin County Dog Shelter and Friends of the Shelter on April 1. "We study economics and for a week we give mock money, piggy bucks, each day," McGrath said.

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  6. 2017 central Ohio Easter egg hunts slatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | This Week Community News

    Easter egg hunt, noon April 15 in the Jeffrey Park meadow behind Jeffrey Mansion, 165 N. Parkview Ave. This event is sponsored by the Bexley Recreation Department and the Bexley Celebrations Association. Community Easter egg hunt, 10 a.m. April 15 at Hanners Park, 458 Groveport Road, for children age 10 and younger. 1 comment

  7. 2017 central Ohio Easter egg hunts slatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | This Week Community News

    Easter egg hunt, noon April 15 in the Jeffrey Park meadow behind Jeffrey Mansion, 165 N. Parkview Ave. This event is sponsored by the Bexley Recreation Department and the Bexley Celebrations Association. Community Easter egg hunt, 10 a.m. April 15 at Hanners Park, 458 Groveport Road, for children age 10 and younger. 1 comment

  8. Officer saves another lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | This Week Community News

    New Albany police officer Joe Rehnert won't take all the credit for saving the life of a Michigan woman the morning of Feb. 25. Rehnert said he simply was in the right place at the right time that day when he realized he was about a block away from a woman who was unable to breathe. New Albany officers have carried AEDs in all patrol cars for 15 years, police Chief Greg Jones said.

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  9. Central Ohio cities spearhead SB 331 suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | This Week Community News

    Cities in the Central Ohio Mayors and Managers Association have joined dozens of others in filing a lawsuit against Senate Bill 311. Several central Ohio municipalities are moving forward with legal action aimed to overturn Ohio Senate Bill 331, which is scheduled to take effect tomorrow.

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  10. Football: Castorena eager to lead LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | This Week Community News

    Castorena was hired for that position at Bexley High School after board approval March 13. He was the offensive line coach at Olentangy Orange the past three seasons. "It's a great opportunity in a great school and a great community," Castorena said.

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  11. Districta s students lucky beneficiaries of galaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | This Week Community News

    Gahanna students hit the jackpot March 11, thanks to the success of the Gahanna-Jefferson Education Foundation's annual fundraiser. Sharon Tomko, foundation president, said the event raised more than $100,000 to continue its mission of promoting excellence in the school district.

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  12. Liberty Deep Down a gratefula for Bon Jovi gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | This Week Community News

    The band, featuring two Gahanna Lincoln High School and two Olentangy Liberty High School alumni, will perform as the opening act for Jon Bon Jovi at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at Nationwide Arena, 200 W. Nationwide Blvd. In addition to Frissora, the band features identical 20-year-old twins Halen and Noah Bouhadana, the group's guitarist/keyboard player and drummer, respectively. They are 2014 Olentangy Liberty graduates.

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  13. Football: Castorena named Bexley coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | This Week Community News

    Castorena was the offensive line coach at Olentangy Orange the past three seasons. He also has been an assistant at DeSales and Gahanna.

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  14. Girls Basketball: Reynoldsburg, Newark, Dublin Coffman, Pickerington...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | This Week Community News

    It was clear early on to the Reynoldsburg High School girls basketball team that it had a battle on its hands March 4 in a Division I district final against Watterson at Ohio Dominican University. The fifth-seeded Eagles haven't won a district title since 2004, but they built a 14-3 lead before the Raiders' Adrian Crockwell hit a 3-pointer late in the first quarter.

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  15. Four Seasons Golf Center closes; scramble to find substitute beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | This Week Community News

    For 16 winters, Alecia Larsen has coached the finer points of golf under the conspicuous white dome of central Ohio's only indoor driving range: Four Seasons Golf Center, 5000 E. Broad St. in Whitehall. The 55-year-old Larsen even moved from Illinois in 2001 to become the professional instructor at the indoor facility after Family Golf rebranded as Four Seasons in 2001.

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  16. New Albany could participate in lawsuit against SB 331Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | This Week Community News

    Senate Bill 331, set to take effect March 31, has been opposed by some cities and lawmakers as taking power away from local governments. New Albany is the latest community to oppose it.

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  17. Swimming & Diving: UA, St. Charles win Division I district titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | This Week Community News

    The names might be different, but the team champions were the same in the Division I district swimming and diving meet Feb. 18 at Ohio State. The Upper Arlington High School girls team won its 18th consecutive championship, recording four individual victories and sweeping the relays to amass 433.5 points, finishing ahead of runner-up New Albany as 25 teams scored.

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  18. School musical 'Pound' shares puppies' talesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | This Week Community News

    Gahanna Lincoln High School's Performance Studio class of 2017 will present an Ohio premiere of "The Pound: A Musical for the Dogs." The show will presented at 7 p.m. today, Feb. 9, while a dinner and the show will be offered beginning at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10 and 11, at the school, 140 S. Hamilton Road.

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  19. Dancers fighting cancer: Student movement achieves big goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | This Week Community News

    Gahanna Lincoln High School students danced their way to raising $32,130 for children in the oncology and hematology unit at Nationwide Children's Hospital during the Jan. 28 GahannaThon. In honor of the theme, "Be a dancer to help fight cancer," students did just that and exceeded their $30,000 goal.

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  20. Boys Basketball Roundup: Newark edges South in Play-by-Play Classic finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | This Week Community News

    The Newark High School boys basketball team got a big defensive stop in the closing seconds and remained unbeaten with a 55-53 victory over Westerville South in the finale of the Jared Sullinger Ohio Scholastic Play-by-Play Classic on Jan. 28 at Ohio Dominican. Newark's Kobe Long-Weber made a pair of free throws after a technical foul was called on South - the defending Division I state champion - with 16 seconds left to break a 53-all tie.

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