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  1. Concord Road improvements project approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | This Week Community News

    Johnstown Village Council on May 19 voted 6-0 to fund Concord Road improvements that could begin as early as June 1. The first phase of the project will be from just east of Concord Crossing Drive to just east of Middleburn Street at the village corporation limit. The next phase of the project will be from U.S. Route 37-South Main Street to east of Concord Crossing Drive.

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  2. American Legion Post 254 has a busy holiday scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | This Week Community News

    The group of veterans will start their day at Northridge Intermediate, 6066 Johnstown-Utica Road, at 7:30 a.m. With support from Northridge students, the two groups will combine for anthems, songs and a benediction before a rifle volley and Taps . Next, the Legion members will visit Northridge Primary School at 124 College St. They'll have a similar service behind the school in Maple Grove Cemetery, 105 Maple Drive, with students involved in songs and poems again.

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  3. Commencement is scheduled for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | This Week Community News

    Approximately 125 Johnstown-Monroe High School seniors are scheduled to graduate during the district's 131st commencement at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23, in the school's football stadium, 401 S. Oregon St. Senior class adviser Tammy Ortman, who has known the group since they were freshmen, said the candidates for graduation have many positive attributes. "I love this class, personally," Ortman said.

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  4. Coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | This Week Community News

    Rocky Fork Headley Hunt, family-oriented benefit horse show, June 27 at at Redtail Ridge Farm, 6066 Northridge Road in Johnstown. The show will feature three competition areas with such mounted classes as the Handy Hunter class and Hunt Whip Relay Race.

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  5. Business finds niche in renewable energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | This Week Community News

    With the help of entrepreneurs like Jendell Duffner, it's possible to turn pets' backyard waste into a renewable energy source. Duffner's business, called Green Scoop , was launched in April 2013 and focuses on picking up dog and cat waste and then taking it to a compost facility at 7633 Jersey Mill Road in Alexandria or an energy facility where it could be transformed into natural energy.

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  6. Coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | This Week Community News

    Rocky Fork Headley Hunt, family-oriented benefit horse show, June 27 at at Redtail Ridge Farm, 6066 Northridge Road in Johnstown. The show will feature three competition areas with such mounted classes as the Handy Hunter class and Hunt Whip Relay Race.

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  7. Major work coming to Concord RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | This Week Community News

    The Ohio Public Works Commission has agreed to award the village of Johnstown a $290,000 grant and a $340,000 no-interest loan for Concord Road improvements. Concord Road is a major road on Johnstown's southwest corner and runs from state Route 37 to the municipal boundary at Middleburn Street.

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  8. Johnstown: J-M student reportedly assaulted in locker roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | This Week Community News

    A student was allegedly assaulted at 3:45 p.m. April 23 at Johnstown-Monroe High School, 401 S. Oregon St. According to the report, the student was attacked by two other students in the boys locker room. The two students hit him several times and punched and thrust his head into a locker, according to the report.

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  9. Business finds niche in renewable energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | This Week Community News

    With the help of entrepreneurs like Jendell Duffner, it's possible to turn pets' backyard waste into a renewable energy source. Duffner's business, called Green Scoop , was launched in April 2013 and focuses on picking up dog and cat waste and then taking it to a compost facility at 7633 Jersey Mill Road in Alexandria or an energy facility where it could be transformed into natural energy.

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  10. Johnstown: J-M schools tighten security after threatening messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | This Week Community News

    Tightened safety protocols were being followed at Johnstown-Monroe Local Schools after a threatening message was left on a restroom wall at the high school, 401 S. Oregon St. Superintendent Dale Dickson told ThisWeek high school principal Michael Heath had received a report after school dismissal April 20 about a threatening message written on a restroom wall. "The authorities were contacted, and proper protocol was put into place to ensure the safety of students and staff," Dickson said.

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  11. ZIP-code change irks affected Licking County neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | This Week Community News

    New Albany's petition to the U.S. Postal Service to consolidate the three ZIP codes in the city's International Personal Care and Beauty Campus to New Albany's 43054 had some unintended consequences, according to neighbors and city officials. The change, which was approved by the postal service last week, affects several nearby residents along with the business park.

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  12. Evans Foundation buys trailhead site, will lease to villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | This Week Community News

    The Thomas J. Evans Foundation recently purchased about 4 acres at the trailhead of the T.J. Evans bike path in Johnstown. The land comprises two sites: a 3.767-acre tract and a 0.233-acre property.

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  13. Community seeks action with teacher contract talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | This Week Community News

    The Johnstown Education Association has been negotiating with the local school district for a year to try to reach a new contract agreement, but no deal seems to be within reach thus far. More than 70 teachers and 35 residents attended the Johnstown-Monroe Board of Education meeting April 13 to bring attention to the stalled contract negotiations between the teachers union and the school board.

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  14. Johnstown: Crime Stoppers probing theft of firearms from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | This Week Community News

    Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for for anyone with information leading to an arrest in the theft of numerous firearms from a home in Johnstown. The Johnstown Police Department reported between late December 2014 and April 5, 2015, someone stole multiple firearms and ammunition from a home on the first block of College Avenue.

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  15. District finding some cases of residency fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | This Week Community News

    Some parents falsely are calling Johnstown home so their children could attend the Johnstown-Monroe schools, according to district administrators. "The residence of a parent determines what district serves a child, with some exceptions," Dickson said.

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  16. Johnstown: Man charged with assault after accusing victim of 'ratting him out'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | This Week Community News

    A man was charged with assault and aggravated trespassing at 9:55 p.m. April 2 on the 220 block of Sunset Drive South . The man reportedly went to the residence of another man to accuse him of "ratting him out on a marijuana grow that police located last year."

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  17. Pheasants Forever aims to interest youth in the great outdoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | This Week Community News

    Many contemporary outdoor enthusiasts have expressed concerns that children spend too much time indoors with video games, cellphones and other electronic devices and little time outside. The organization plans to introduce youths to the outdoors during its 24th annual educational youth event for boys and girls of all ages from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the Johnstown Community Sportsmans Club, 7357 Sportsman Club Road.

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  18. Johnstown: Belligerent man scuffles with officers, gets TasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | This Week Community News

    Witnesses said a Johnstown man was threatening suicide and had a loaded 12-gauge shotgun. He also had been drinking vodka heavily and using Xanax, according to the police report.

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

    Mar 27, 2015 | 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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  20. Former firefighter, son charged in drug holdupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | 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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