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eastside news

Volunteers needed to deliver meals

By Dedra Cordle Staff Writer As the chief executive officer of LifeCare Alliance, Charles Gehring recognizes the vital role of volunteers. Since taking the reins nearly two...

Absentee Ballot Request Forms available at Kroger stores

Kroger is partnering with the Franklin County Board of Elections allowing absentee ballot applications to be placed at all 37 Franklin County Kroger locations....

Canal Winchester graduate helps families in Guatemala

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer Canal Winchester High School 2018 graduate Abby Obert’s timing in the face of a pending pandemic permitted her to check off...

madison news

Letter to the editor: No excuse for child abuse

(Posted April 9, 2020) April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. On April 8, the Madison County Department of Job and Family Services (MCDJFS) joined other child...

COVID-19 update/Madison County

(Posted April 8, 2020) The following coronavirus (COVID-19) update for Madison County was released by Madison County Public Health on April 7. Ohio put strict stay-at-home...

Pizza shops deliver pet adoption promotions

(Posted April 8, 2020) By Linda Dillman, Staff Writer Local pizzerias and the Humane Society of Madison County are banding together to link potential pet owners...

southeast news

Cruiser baseball team hopes to still take the field

By Rick Palsgrove Southeast Editor (Editor’s note: I decided to proceed with this preview story about the Cruiser baseball program so the community could read about...

Cruiser track team waits for its chance to compete

By Rick Palsgrove Southeast Editor (Editor’s note: I decided to proceed with this preview story about the Cruiser track program so the community could read about...

Madison Township Police statistics

March crime statistics for Madison Township, according to the Madison Township Police: 51 assist/mutual aid, 4 animal complaints, 3 burglary, 35 domestic complaints, 4...

southwest news

Village council reviews parking restrictions

By Dedra Cordle Staff Writer Parking restrictions in the village of Urbancrest could receive a second look. At the March meeting, councilwoman Nikky Ziglar-Zimmerman inquired as to...

Southwest Public Library extends closure until at least May 4

Southwest Public Libraries (SPL) is extending closure of its two locations, Grove City Library and Westland Area Library, through at least May 4, in...

Brewed for Business

By Andrea Cordle Southwest Editor For communities to get through the COVID-19 pandemic, people are going to have to stick together and that is what business...

westside news

Library to offer online homework help

Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is offering K-12 students free help with their homework by way of a new live chat feature on its website,...

County program to offer families one-time emergency payment

Franklin County Department of Job and Family Services has amended its Prevention, Retention, and Contingency Program to provide targeted relief for families impacted by...

Message for a loved one

By Andrea Cordle Westside Editor Prairie Township resident Gerald Seymour, 87, has been living at the Monterey Rehabilitation Center in Grove City since August 2019. Since...