Thursday, April 24th, 2014

2010 February

Grove City gal in popular children’s play

Phoenix will present an all local stage adaptation of the beloved children’s book "Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle." Grove City resident Liz Wheeler (above) is in the cast. "Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle" is the first in a series of children’s books written by Betty MacDonald which center around a small, eccentric lady who lives in an upsid...

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Post secondary enrollment meeting at CWHS

The Post Secondary Enrollment Options Program permits high school students to earn dual college and high school graduation credit through the successful completion of college courses.   The program is intended to provide expanded opportunities for appropriately qualified students to experience course work at the college or university level. Al...

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Money missing from Groveport water bill fund

An investigation regarding money allegedly missing from the village of Groveport’s water fund bill collections lead to the termination of a village employee. According to disciplinary paperwork issued by the village, Rebecca Hutson, who worked as a receptionist at the Groveport Municipal Building, was fired Feb. 12 for alleged misfeasance and...

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At the Southeast Library

At the Southeast Library The Southeast Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, 3980 S. Hamilton Road, Columbus, offers the following programs (for information call 645-2275): Storytimes: •Baby Laptime on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. for ages birth to 18 months and their caregivers with 20 minutes of rhymes, stories and songs, plus time for play....

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New Habitat for Humanity leaders ready to build third home

With a new director and board president in place, Habitat for Humanity of Madison County Inc. will start its third new-built house in March. In January, the non-profit organization elected Catherine Rosebrough as president. The London volunteer heads up family relations and is a two-year board member. “My goal is to build the infrastructure o...

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Greyhounds dominate at music competition

On Feb. 13 the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) District XV Solo and Ensemble Contest was held at Hilliard Bradley High School. Students prepared and performed solo and ensemble musical literature and were evaluated using a five-point OMEA rating system; I "Superior" being the highest rating. Students performed music from three dif...

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License fees change for fair and festival workers

Ahead of the 2010 fair and festival season, London City Council approved changes to licensing regulations originally implemented last year. One of the main changes regards fees. Previously, an amusement ride or concession operator was charged $25 for a license to temporarily operate in the city, regardless of its number of employees. Now, the fee i...

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Issues filed for Madison County’s May 4 election

(Posted Feb. 19, 2010) The following issues were filed for the May 4 election ballot in Madison County. The filing deadline was Feb. 18. Countywide Issues • Madison County Board of Developmental Disabilities—Renewal of a 1.3-mill tax for five years for the operation and maintenance of Fairhaven programs for people with developmental disa...

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SWAC plans public discussion of race track

The Southwest Area Commission has been hoping for the developers of the vacant Cooper Stadium site to attend one of their monthly meetings for quite some time.   Commissioners say they would like to discuss Arshots proposal to redevelop the 46-acre former baseball stadium into a multi-use motorsports complex.   So far, all of their tentat...

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Residents still waiting for sewer fix

In 2004, the residents of Mon-E-Bak were told  they could anticipate the completion of a new septic system.   Six years later, not even the funding has been secured.   “Im not real happy with it. Im really not, remarked Skidmore Hills resident Bobbie Kean, who is also affected by the failing systems.   “My toilet has...

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