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Pickerington’s Petfest Sept. 7

With pets of all kinds taking center stage, Olde Pickerington Village will host its annual Petfest from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 7.   The event will take place along West Columbus Street in Olde Pickerington Village with many pet rescue and adoption groups participating. Pets and their humans will have the opportunity to visit pet vendors as well...

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Bicycle clinic a success for Reynoldsburg church

Messenger photo by Christine Bryant When Pastor David DeYanni started a bike clinic at Vineyard Community Church, he had no idea how successful the program would become. Now, at any given time, a dozen bicycles rest outside one of the garages on the churchs property – some waiting repair, while others donated by community members. “We h...

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Back to school: Dress code, lunch prices change in Reynoldsburg

A new school year brings new changes for Reynoldsburg City Schools as kids head back to class the week of Aug. 29. Dress code   Revisions to the districts RaiderWear policy will offer a more streamlined dress code for grades 5-12.   “We had some school leaders and parents, both, who thought that maybe if the policies were reorganize...

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Pickerington teen to earn highest Boy Scout honor

Connor Thompson Lakeview Junior High School student Connor Thompson is living his lifelong dream. Thompson has been working the past three months to become the youngest in Boy Scout Troop 256 to earn the top honor of Eagle Scout. After seeing several classmates coming to school unprepared without school supplies or the means to purchase them, Thomp...

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One cause: Cure cancer

Messenger photo by Pat Donahue Cassidy, Caleb and Wesley Triplett of Gahanna, held signs to greet their mom Robin and were joined by their Dad and Grandparents to cheer her on as she completed her Pelotonia ride at Pickerington North Schools. It takes a village to fight cancer.   In the case of Pelotonia, this includes riders, donors, sponsors...

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Back to school: Pickerington Schools changes number of periods

A new eight-period day is on the roster for high school students of Pickerington Local School District as they head into the 2012-2013 school year.   After experimenting with a seven-period day at 50 minutes per class time last year, the district found that students did not have enough time for a dedicated lunch period. “We had quite a f...

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Tomato Festival features quirky, traditional foods

If youre a fan of tomato-flavored foodstuffs, the Reynoldsburg tomato festival is the place for you.    Its no surprise that the festival, held Aug. 17-18 at Huber Park, serves as a smorgasbord of tomato-themed foods. You may be surprised, however, by some of the offerings. Weve all heard of tomato soup, but what about tomato brownies?...

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Garden club to meet Aug. 15

The Pickerington Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Pickerington Public Library. This meeting’s program is on "Backyard Beauty Arranging." The library is located at 201 Opportunity Way, across from Pickerington High School Central. For more information, contact Barbara Kochick at (614) 837-3951 or Libby Stearns at (614)...

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Circus coming to Reynoldsburg

  Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls – the circus is coming to town.   The Carson and Barnes Family Circus will hold shows at 4 and 7 p.m. July 26 at Civic Park, 6801 Daugherty Drive, Reynoldsburg.   Fans will see clowns, acrobats, daredevils and a cast of performing animals including Asian elephants. The shows, sponsored by...

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Violet Festival promises family friendly fun

  Music, carnival, a car show, beer garden and volunteer opportunities will attract thousands to Pickerington as the 15th annual Mt. Carmel Pickerington Violet Festival kicks off July 25-28.   The event will kick off on a Wednesday with activities including a karaoke contest that features contestants from nine local venues. Participants f...

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