Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Eastside Messenger

Organization that helps people now finds itself needing help

An organization that helps Eastside residents get back on their feet is now in need of help itself. Joseph’s Coat Clothing and Furniture Ministry, an interdenominational community project, recently opened its doors at a new, larger location to assist a growing number of residents whose basic needs such as clothing weren’t being met. At...

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Reynoldsburg Republican Club to host candidate night

The Reynoldsburg Republican Club is hosting a "Candidate Night" at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Reynoldsburg Public Safety Building, 7240 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg. The following Republican candidates have been invited to attend: Richard Harris, Barth Cotner, Nathan Burd, Chris Long, David Hedrick, Elaine Tornero, Jim Slonaker and William Smi...

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Pickerington to host “Haunted Village” event

Pickerington will once again host the "Haunted Village," the traditional Halloween event for the city, from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 28 on Columbus Street in Olde Pickerington. The sponsors of the event are the city’s Parks and Recreation Department, the Olde Pickerington Business Association and the Rock Factory. The Pickerington Lions Clu...

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Pickerington residents to see storm water utility rate hike

At the beginning of next year, Pickerington residents will see an increase in their storm water utility rates. Pickerington City Council members voted unanimously to double the water utility rates at their Oct. 20 meeting. Currently, the rate is $1.50 per effective residential unit; starting Jan. 1, the monthly rate will be $3. On Jan. 1, 2011, the...

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Council continues to consider moratorium on condos

Reynoldsburg City Council is continuing to examine issuing a moratorium on condominium construction. During its service committee meeting Oct. 19, Councilman Mel Clemens said the situation has arisen due to condominiums being built and developers renting the spaces out rather than selling them. Clemens said he has heard numerous complaints from tho...

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Take Back the Night to recognize memories of victims

The memory of victims and spirit of survivors will be recognized Oct. 28 with an event in Pickerington. "Take Back the Night" will raise awareness about the continuing violence in the community against women and children. It will include a rally at 6 p.m. and a self defense class at 7:30 p.m. at Ohio University Pickerington, 12933 Stonecr...

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Pickerington Library asks voters for help

Brandon Hopp’s project for Mrs. Wallick’s class was due the next day, and his printer refused to print. So the Ridgeview eighth-grade student and his family set forth on a rainy evening for the Pickerington Public Library. Lucky for Hopp, he arrived on one of the few nights the library remained open. Cuts in state funding has forced the...

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Do you know a “Holiday Hero”?

Do you know somebody who embodies the holiday spirit? Someone who during the holidays – and throughout the year – puts others before him or herself and makes a difference in the Eastside community? Submit your "Holiday Hero" nomination to the Eastside Messenger. Nominations must include the name and contact information of the...

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Pickerington dedicates new schools

Messenger photo by Kim Lunsford New Sycamore Creek Elementary School media lab Pickerington Local Schools held building dedication ceremonies Oct. 11 to celebrate the opening of three new buildings: Sycamore Creek Elementary, Toll Gate Elementary and Toll Gate Middle schools. After two years of construction made possible through the 2006 bond...

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Pickerington leaf pickup schedule

The city of Pickerington will begin collecting leaves the week of Oct. 19. Rake all leaves to the front of the property by the beginning date of the pickup week for your area. To ensure catch basins or storm sewer inlets are not obstructed, leaves should be piled in the curb lawn, not in the street edge. The city Street Department may arrive in the...

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