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eastside news

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...

CW Human Services Food Pantry adjusts to coronavirus crisis

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer Canal Winchester’s heritage of lending a helping hand continues during this time of the coronavirus impacting the lives of everyone in...

CW gets grant for Gender Road project

By Rick Palsgrove Eastside Editor The Ohio Public Works Commission recently approved nearly $30 million in funding for 20 projects in 14 Franklin County communities, including...

madison news

MCPH confirms first deaths in Madison County from COVID-19

(Posted April 1, 2020) Madison County Public Health (MCPH) has confirmed the first deaths in Madison County from coronavirus (COVID-19). Two individuals in their mid-70’s...

COVID-19 update/Madison County: Seven confirmed cases

(Posted April 1, 2020) The following coronavirus (COVID-19) update for Madison County was released by Madison County Public Health on March 31. Madison County Public Health...

Pastor’s calling led him to rehab and retirement centers

(Posted April 1, 2020) By Linda Dillman, Staff Writer For nearly 50 years, Pastor Ervin Baldwin ministered to the residents of London Health and Rehabilitation. He...

southeast news

Governor extends school closure order

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that the Ohio Department of Health will extend its order to keep schools closed through the end of...

A quiet atmosphere embraces Groveport

By Rick Palsgrove Southeast Editor The impression one gets when walking along the fairly empty streets of Groveport these days is that the place is very...

City of Groveport seeks to purchase another Main Street property

By Rick Palsgrove Southeast Editor The city of Groveport is looking to purchase the property located at 480 Main St. to enhance the development opportunities for...

southwest news

Grove City Church of the Nazarene to collect food, masks and...

On Monday, March 30 and on Wednesday, April 1, the Grove City Church of the Nazarene will collect food items to help serve meals...

City closing skate park, postpones baseball and more

Due to ongoing issues with COVID-19 and directives from the state of Ohio, Grove City Parks and Recreation instituted the following policies and procedures...

westside news

Township trying to find extra work for part-time employees

By Amanda Ensinger Staff Writer The Prairie Township Trustees approved several changes to protect residents from the coronavirus, (COVID-19). Spread via person-to-person contact, residents have been instructed...

County commissioners OK funding for businesses and residents

The Franklin County Commissioners voted to approve two new initiatives aimed at delivering assistance to small businesses and their employees who are suffering under...

Council OKs funding to help area seniors

Columbus City Council sent $12,000 in relief funding to local service organizations supporting Columbus’ seniors. “There is tremendous work being offered by the social services...