Thursday, April 24th, 2014

2011 November

The people’s building

By the mid-to-late 19th century, small towns in Ohio were blossoming and eager to show the rest of the world that they were vibrant, successful, growing places. One way for these towns to accomplish this in a big way was to build a large public hall downtown that included an auditorium, offices, meeting rooms and often some rented retail space to h...

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Recount confirms Groveport mayor’s re-election

A recount conducted by the Franklin County Board of Elections has confirmed that voters narrowly re-elected Groveport Mayor Lance Westcamp.   The official recount, held on Nov. 30, shows Westcamp with 942 votes and challenger Dave Gale with 930.   After the results were announced, Westcamp and Gale shook hands and both acknowledged it was...

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Council approves city of Groveport’s 2012 budget

Groveport City Council approved the city’s 2012 budget by a 5-1 vote at its Nov. 28 meeting.   Councilman Shawn Cleary was the lone dissenting vote.   "Interim Finance Director Jeff Green has done an excellent job of providing council with financial information," said Cleary after the council meeting. "But I’m j...

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SOUTHEASTERN: Winter Sports Report 2011

Southeasterns varsity boys basketball team: (front row, from left) Michael South, Jordan Hitt, Luke Pavlatos, Preston Snodgrass, Josh Black, Tom Brown; (second row) Cody Craft, Alex Lancaster, Eli Lloyd, Zane Grove, Bryant Banion, Duncan Mercer, P.J. Banion; (back row) Coach Tyler Banion, Coach P.J. Bertemes, Coach Brad Greene and Coach Ben Pitstic...

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Photos: London’s Old Fashioned Christmas 2011

With his stuffed monkey along for the ride in his sweatshirt hood, Carson Lightfoot, 2, son of Ashley Lightfoot and Nick Stiffler of West Jefferson, chats with Santa during Londons Old Fashioned Christmas. Tony Strickler Jr. (left) and his brother, Jacob, help to organize the book giveaway hosted by Girl Scout Troops 241 and 440 at the Cowling Park...

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Dec. 7: Christmas in South Charleston

(From left) South Charleston Community  Club members Sally Miller, Joyce Smith, JoAnn Wright and Lorie Delaney decorate the community tree in preparation forChristmas in South Charleston on Dec. 7. South Charleston United Methodist Church volunteers will sell home-baked cookies and fudge (individually or by the dozen) at the annual Cookie Walk...

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Be an elf: Help to spruce up used toys

(Posted Nov. 30, 2011) The next two weeks will yield a sleighful of opportunities to be anelf and help the HELP House prepare hundreds of gently used toys and games for adoption into the homes of kids who are less fortunate.  “Last year, 650 children in 220 families received an average of one new and three gently used gifts each, resulti...

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Holiday Hypocrisy

Many individuals are preparing for gifts, new recipes, family and friends, and charitable contributions. Charitable giving is one of the most anticipated gestures of the season. Many say giving makes them feel good about helping others and they are doing the service out of the goodness of their hearts and for the community. But, although donations...

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Galloway resident writes and directs Christmas musical

Galloway resident Scotty McGraner (right) published her first childrens book, The Night Before Christmas… in Bethlehem this past November. The book was illustrated by Stacy Fabre (left). An angel will help two children understand the true meaning of Christmas in the new musical,Tell Me the Stories of Christmas, written and directed by Gallow...

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Franklin Twp. applies for demolition of second building

Messenger photo by Sean V. Lehosit This property on Dover Road is the second blighted residence Franklin Township is submitting for demolition. The structure is unsecure and littered with debris. A structure on Dover Road in Franklin Township, described as an eyesore, could soon be demolished. On Nov. 23, township officials decided to submit this r...

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