Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Eastside Messenger

Holiday lights spectacle

Messenger photos by Lori Smith The theme to the Picktown Lights is simpleMerry Christmas to all – and to all a good light. The dancing lights on 23 homes on Hail Ridge Drive in the Park Place West subdivision are all synchronized and animated to Christmas music you can listen to on your car stereo at 93.9 FM. The neighborhood presents the sho...

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True life shepherds

Messenger photo by Lori Smith The sheep quietly chew grass at the Shepherds Corner Ecology Center, oblivious to the sounds of nearby traffic.We dont kill any of our animals for meat, pointed out Sister Diane Kozlowski. Feelings of peace and contentment abound while sheep quietly chew on soft, green grass.   Fresh produce matures on the vine as...

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AEP work scheduled for Main Street, Waggoner Road

AEP will begin replacing its wooden pole at Main and Waggoner this Friday, Dec. 10 at 8 a.m., according to a city of Reynoldsburg news release. AEP will have to park a truck in the westbound curb lane on Main Street and also a truck in the southbound curb lane of Waggoner Road (at Main).   The company estimates it...

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Reynoldsburg volunteers collect toys for children

Organizers of a local toy drive say more and more families are in need this year, and they fear fewer will be able to donate.   Reynoldsburg resident Mary Burcham and Lt. Mike Shirey of the Truro Township Fire Department are once again sponsoring a toy drive that gathers Christmas presents for local children.   “As the sponsors for...

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Santa answers children’s letters in Reynoldsburg, Pickerington

Santa has a special mailbox where Reynoldsburg and Pickerington children may drop off their letters to him.   Area children may deposit the letters to Santa Claus in the special mailboxes, located at each communitys city hall building. The children then will receive a letter back from Santa before Christmas.   The last day to submit a let...

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SWACO asks residents to lend a hand this holiday season

SWACO reminds residents that the holiday season is the busiest recycling time of the year. To help SWACO crews handle the load, recyclers are being asked to follow some easy tips.   “The easiest way to lend us a hand, says SWACO Environmental Programs Manager,J.D. Compston,is to crush all cardboard boxes before placing them in our r...

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Eastside events for the week of Dec. 5

Annual Turkey Shoot The Summit Station Lions Club will hold its annual Turkey Shoot every Sunday through Dec. 5 at the club, located on Summit Road, south of Broad Street. Sign-ups start at 10 a.m., with the first shoot starting at noon until the last shoot is done.   Cookie walk Church of the Redeemer United Methodist will host a Cookie Walk...

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Club meetings for week of Dec. 5

Quilting group “Quilting Ect., a newly organized fellowship handwork group, will meet at Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 E. Livingston Ave., on the first and third Tuesdays of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. in the church library.   Learning new skills, as well as practicing old skills, while enjoying the fellowship of others is the orga...

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Holiday events on the Eastside

Reynoldsburg and Pickerington are gearing up for a busy holiday season, with several activities planned in both communities.   Reynoldsburg   • Annual tree lighting – Reynoldsburg will hold its annual tree lighting ceremony at 7 p.m., Nov. 29 at the municipal building. 7232 E. Main St.   • Holiday Nature Crafts for Ki...

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Vietnam Memorial visit marked by tragedy

In what can only be described as a bittersweet turn of events, the traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall visited Pickerington earlier this month, bringing with it a plethora of visitors, days of unseasonably glorious sunshine, and a car accident that left the community reeling.   Jim Massengale, commander of the American Legion Post 283 at 7725 Refu...

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