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  1. Johnstown: Apparent road-rage incident ends when gun displayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | This Week Community News

    Johnstown police officers responded to a reported road-rage incident at 8:13 p.m. March 24 near the 200 block of Weeping Willow Run Drive . A driver dangerously passed a Johnstown man on U.S. Route 62 , and the man followed the driver to a Kroger parking lot , according to the police report.

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  2. Former firefighter, son charged in drug holdupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | This Week Community News

    Westerville police have arrested two men in connection with three armed robberies in the Westerville area between Feb. 27 and March 16. Jeffrey T. Young, 49, and his son, Aaron J. Young, 22, both of 8929 Loudon St. in Johnstown, were arrested Friday, March 20 as suspects in the robberies. The three incidents occurred at the New Albany-area Kroger pharmacy, 5161 Hampsted Village Center Way, Feb. 27; the Westerville CVS pharmacy, 1202 County Line Road, March 11; and the Blendon Township Kroger pharmacy, 5991 S. Sunbury Road, March 16. Westerville police Detective Mike Pavolino, who had been working the case, said it was "fair to say" the robberies were very similar.

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  3. Armed robbery suspects arrested in WestervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | This Week Community News

    Westerville police have arrested two men in connection with three armed robberies near New Albany and Westerville between Feb. 27 and March 16. Jeffrey T. Young, 49, and his son, Aaron J. Young, 22, both of 8929 Loudon St. in Johnstown, were arrested March 20 as suspects in the robberies. The three incidents occurred at the New Albany Kroger at 5161 Hampsted Village Center Way in Columbus on Feb. 27, the CVS at 1202 County Line Road in Westerville on March 11 and the Kroger at 5991 S. Sunbury Road in Blendon Township on March 16. Westerville police Detective Mike Pavolino, who had been working the case, said it was "fair to say" the robberies were very similar.

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  4. Robbery suspects arrested in WestervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | This Week Community News

    Westerville police have arrested two men in connection with three armed robberies in the Westerville area between Feb. 27 and March 16. Jeffrey T. Young, 49, and his son, Aaron J. Young, 22, both of 8929 Loudon St. in Johnstown, were arrested March 20 as suspects in the robberies. The three incidents occurred at the Kroger at 5161 Hampsted Village Center Way in Columbus on Feb. 27, the CVS at 1202 County Line Road in Westerville on March 11 and the Kroger at 5991 S. Sunbury Road in Blendon Township on March 16. Westerville police Detective Mike Pavolino, who had been working the case, said it was "fair to say" the robberies were very similar. 1 comment

  5. Johnstown: Suspect taken to jail after punching man at tavernRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | This Week Community News

    A man reportedly punched another man "15 times in the face for no reason," at Henson's Pub at 48 S. Main St. March 15 according to Johnstown Police Department reports. The incident occurred at 3:31 a.m. and suspect left the pub in a white Ford van according to reports.

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  6. Grant supports Johnstown UMC's freedom schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | This Week Community News

    Johnstown United Methodist Church has received a $10,000 grant from the Licking County Foundation to support the Johnstown-Northridge Freedom School, a six-week summer enrichment program that will be held June 15-July 24. "We are deeply appreciative of the Licking County Foundation's generosity to the scholars of the Johnstown-Northridge Freedom School, said the Rev. Cindee Johnson, pastor of the Johnstown United Methodist Church.

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  7. Water-sewer rate increases necessary, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | This Week Community News

    Water and sewer rates in Johnston might be increased in 2016 to offset a predicted deficit village officials said during a council meeting Tuesday, March 17. To avoid a deficit in the 2016 water and sewer operating budget, the village will need to increase water and sewer rates by at least 3 percent next year, officials said. Increases would also be likely in future years.

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  8. Johnstown: 'Birthday bowl' leads to possession chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | This Week Community News

    Johnstown police charged a man with possession of paraphernalia and driving with expired tags during a traffic stop March 8 near South Williams and West Pratt streets . Police stopped the man at 10:37 p.m. after noticing his red pickup truck pull out of a gas station with no headlights on after dark.

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  9. Dogs like stories, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | This Week Community News

    Chandler Ball, 7, reads a book about nocturnal animals while also petting therapy goldendoodle Murphy during Tail Waggin' Tutors on Thursday, March 5, at the Mary E. Babcock Library in Johnstown. From 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, children practice their reading skills by reading to a therapy dog.

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  10. Residents' input sought on future of historic siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | This Week Community News

    When Apeks Supercritical owner and Johnstown resident Andy Joseph purchased a 50-acre property at 5574 Johnstown-Alexandria Road in late 2014, he thought he had bought his future home. It didn't take long, however, for him to discover the house on the property actually is one of the most historic sites in the village limits, if not Licking County.

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  11. Salt supplies still in good shape, despite snowfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | This Week Community News

    Jack Liggett, Johnstown's service director, said more than 350 tons of salt have been used during the nine snow events in the village. Even having used that much salt, the village still has more than 300 tons of salt in storage, he said.

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  12. No makeup days needed yet for J-M, Northridge studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | This Week Community News

    Northridge Superintendent Chris Briggs said Feb. 26 that the district has canceled school 10 days because of inclement-weather conditions. He said the 2014-15 school calendar includes 1,080.09 quality student hours and the district began the year with 79.09 hours above the state minimum requirement and 12.81 days above the state minimum attendance days.

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  13. Johnstown: Citations issued for pot, paraphernalia possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | This Week Community News

    Police stopped a man in a blue Honda at 3:52 p.m. Feb. 17 near South Main and Jersey streets after discovering the license plate and vehicle registration were expired, according to the report. The driver's hands were shaking, according to the report, and his record showed a history of narcotics convictions.

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  14. Chambers Way will lead to new high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | This Week Community News

    An access road leading to the future Johnstown-Monroe High School has been named Chambers Way in recognition of a family and its business, Tech International. "We are extremely grateful for the partnership, love and support the Chambers family and Tech International have shared with our schools and community," said Ruth Ann Booher, Johnstown-Monroe school board president.

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  15. Johnstown: Man gets belligerent at Henson's Pub, charged with aggravated assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | This Week Community News

    A man allegedly was yelling obscenities and holding a pool stick like a baseball bat outside Henson's Pub, 48 S. Main St. , at 5:19 p.m. Feb. 10. Police threatened to use a Taser and later put him in handcuffs because he was standing in the middle of the street, yelling that he would kill someone. The pub manager said that before he went outside, the man was grabbing and trying to kiss a female bartender.

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  16. Johnstown: Racist remarks, broken windshield reported at barRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | This Week Community News

    Two men allegedly made slanderous and racial remarks to a Johnstown man and woman at VS Sports Bar and Grill, 854 W. Coshocton St., at 10:18 p.m. Jan. 29. The men were intoxicated, according to the caller, who noticed after the men left that the windshield on the passenger side of her car had been cracked. Police arrived, photographed the scene and took the jar for fingerprinting and DNA analysis, according to the report.

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  17. Community profits from thrift store's proceedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | This Week Community News

    The retired Columbus City Schools teacher considers herself fortunate, she said, so she and her husband decided it was time to help others in need in the Johnstown area. "I have received many blessings in my life, and it was time to give back," Baesmann said.

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  18. Coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | This Week Community News

    American Red Cross-Licking County , blood drive, 1 to 7 p.m. Feb. 9, at Hosanna Lutheran Church, 7714 Hazelton-Etna Road, Pataskala; 1 to 7 p.m. Feb. 9, at Tri-Village Christian Church, 7509 E. Broad St. SW, Pataskala; and 1 to 6 p.m. Feb. 13, at Johnstown Christian Church, 9556 Johnstown Utica Road, Johnstown. For more information or appointments, call 800-733-2767.

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  19. Johnstown: Several complaints involve reckless drivers in areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | This Week Community News

    According to a call received at 10:44 p.m. Jan. 26, the driver of a white Ford Bronco and the driver of a tan Bronco were playing loud music, speeding and spinning out, almost hitting one vehicle. Police were called to the Kroger parking lot on West Coshocton Street at 8:55 p.m. Jan. 25, when someone driving a green pickup truck was seen "doing donuts," almost striking vehicles.

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  20. Johnstown poised to get funds for major repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | This Week Community News

    This year, the Ohio Public Works Commission appears to have come through with a $290,000 grant and a $340,000 loan to rebuild Concord, the only access road for two large housing developments in the village. Concord begins off state Route 37, on the village's southeast quadrant, and runs east all the way to Northridge Road.

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