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By Linda Dillman

Staff Writer

Canal Winchester is looking to increase

commercial development in the city on land

on the western edge of town.

During a Nov. 5 Canal Winchester City

Council meeting, an ordinance entering

into a real estate agreement for 110 acres

on the south side of Bixby road–not far

from the Gender Road commercial corridor–was

approved. According to

Development Director Lucas Haire, the

purchase is dependent on factors such as

annexation and soil test borings.

“There are a number of easements and a

significant part is in the floodplain,” said

Haire. “The goal is to bring in zoned limited

manufacturing and sell it for future

industrial use.”

The property is owned by a single entity

and Haire said there is no reason why an

annexation request by the owner would be

turned down. Once an annexation request

is initiated, the development director said

it takes approximately three to four

months to complete the process.

“We need to first do due diligence,” said

Haire in outlining the steps in determining

if the property meets the needs of the city.

“This site could support thousands of jobs,

depending on what goes in there.”

Councilman Bob Clark felt the $941,000

purchase was a critical move for the city

and one that will reap future benefits in

economic development.

According to Council President Bruce

Jarvis, the city’s first industrial development,

Canal Pointe, only has a couple of

small parcels available.

“It’s been 20 years since that development

began, which was a calculated experiment

at the time to control the type and

quality of development and make some

money,” said Jarvis. “We actually profited

from Canal Pointe and it was very successful.

We need a follow-on industrial park

and hope this site works out. And if they

every build an interchange at (U.S. 33 and)

Bixby Road, this site would be in the right

place at the right time. It’s our Act II to

Canal Pointe.”

Jarvis said, although two-thirds of the

Bixby Road site is already located in the

city’s corporation limits, the remainder

would need to be annexed and while there

are some floodplain issues, he said the proposal

was well received by everyone.

The 110.77 acre site is owned by Willis

M. Alspach, Joan A. Alspach and David

Benjamin Alspach. The ordinance authorizing

the real estate agreement was

approved under emergency language after

the second and third readings were waived.

Veterans Day in Canal Winchester

Messenger photos by Rick Palsgrove

Motts Military Museum Director Warren Motts (left) talks with veteran Mike Pohorilla

prior to the start of the Veterans Day ceremony held in Stradley Place in downtown

Canal Winchester on Nov. 10. Pohorilla served as a B-17 aircraft navigator in World

War II.

Run Your ‘Stache Off

Messenger photo by Rick Palsgrove

The Unioto High School varsity cross country team stretches in the morning sunlight

to warm up prior to the fifth annual Run Your ‘Stache Off 5K run/walk and 1K

kids’ run, held Nov. 3 at Canal Winchester High School. The event is a Fairfield

County Sheriff’s Office fundraiser that benefits the St. Jude Children’s Research

Hospital. Vanessa Warner said that, over the five years it has been held, the event

has raised more than $20,000 for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Veterans marching down High Street in the Veterans Day parade in Canal

Winchester. See more photos online at www.columbusmessenger.com (look under

Eastside News).

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CW artist carves out a niche

By Linda Dillman

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The Canal Winchester home of Theresa Atkins is

filled with creativity - from the handmade wind chimes

and fountain adorning her backyard to her home workshop

where she creates in fabric, wood and fiber.

Her art honors her Native American heritage with

images carved into wood and gourds and weaved

throughout pine needle baskets.

“I first became interested in carving while on vacation

in Arizona when I saw a magazine on hand carving

woodland spirits on pencils,” said Atkins. “I knew

then I wanted to be able to do that. Several years ago,

I started making gourd bowls and birdhouses. Many of

the embellishments on the gourd bowls that I have

seen used pine needles. After much research, I discovered

pine needle basketry and I have made several

small baskets.”

Atkins said her biological father was a talented

Native American and she remembers watching him

create things.

“I think this influenced me very much. His love of

nature has carried over to me in the way I look at the

earth, art and life,” she said.

Her Native American/Irish heritage also attracts

her to certain types of designs and colors

“I believe that everyone, whether they realize it or

not, is drawn to what is in their DNA,” she said.

When starting a new carving, Atkins said the first

thing she thinks about is the recipient and their

lifestyle–do they like things to display or do they

enjoy more usable items? Once that is determined, she

selects the wood type and the carving, such as a wooden

spoon for a cook, a shawl pin for a friend that knits,

or something spiritual or of special interest.

Depending on the design, it can take a month or

more to complete a project.

“Because I am a fairly new carver, I try to stay with

the softer woods, but have carved with walnut, ash,

cherry and mahogany,” said Atkins. “I use bass wood

for a lot of thing due to its softness. Shawl pins need to

be from harder wood such as cherry, walnut or

mahogany so they do not break easily.”

Most of the wood she uses is purchased. However,

two of the shawl pins she carved were made from cherry

wood that her adopted father had in his workshop.

“One of the shawl pins is for my sister that was

made from that wood and one for me,” said Atkins. “It

just makes them more special because they are from

the wood that was in our father’s workshop.”

Pine needle basketry is an art form that uses long

pine needles coiled into shape to make baskets. They

can be adorned with many different items such as

feathers or walnut slices and have a strong and special

history in America.

Leaf pick-up

The city of Canal Winchester will conduct annual

curbside leaf collection through Dec. 14.

To avoid water backup in the event of rain, leaf

piles must be placed behind the curb along the street.

Residents are reminded that leaf piles may contain

leaves only, as sticks, grass trimmings and other yard

waste can cause damage to leaf collection equipment.

Regular yard waste will continue to be picked up by

Waste Management during scheduled trash collection.

City crews follow specific routes covering all city

streets, as weather permits, and cannot accept individual

leaf pick up requests.

around Canal Winchester

Messenger photo by Linda Dillman

Canal Winchester resident Theresa Atkins creates

both wearable and decorative art in many mediums,

including the wood carvings shown here.

“Native Americans were among the first to use the

coil pine needle basket technique and are still known

for their skill at making longleaf pine needle baskets

and trays,” said Atkins. “The weaving of the baskets is

very time consuming. You can purchase processed pine

needles online or gather them from the forest floor.

Longleaf or Ponderosa pines have the best needles for

weaving. A small piece of copper tubing is used to run

the needles through to keep them together while


It can take several weeks to several months to

weave a basket depending on the size.

While Atkins does not sell her artwork, the majority

of her carvings and weavings become gifts for family

and friends. She also carves horse items for a Helping

Hooves auction in Kingman, Ariz., in support of their


Barber Museum

The National Barber Museum in Canal Winchester

is located at 135 Franklin St. (behind the former CW

High School building).

The museum, housed in approximately 5,000

square feet, showcases art, artifacts, and memorabilia

from decades of the barbering profession — from the

early days when surgeons and barbers served as one to

the present when those seeking a trim.

Regular hours are Friday and Saturday from 11

a.m. to 4 p.m. or by appointment (614) 837-8400.


Canal Winchester’s Christmas in the Village

Canal Winchester’s annual storybook Christmas

celebration kicks off the holiday season in downtown

Canal Winchester on Dec.7 from 6-9 p.m. and Dec. 8

from 5-8 p.m.

A free public event, Christmas in the Village features

Santa visits, a holiday craft bazaar, model train

displays, ice sculpting, kids’ activities, a gingerbread

house contest, holiday music, and much more.

Santa Claus will arrive downtown to start the event

each night by officially lighting the Christmas tree at

Stradley Park (behind the city’s municipal building at

36 S. High St). On Dec. 7, arrive early to watch the

Brockstrong Light up the Night Holiday Lights


Visit www.cwholidaylightsparade.com for information

about the Holiday Lights Parade.

A charming Christmas trolley will make its way

through downtown during Christmas in the Village,

making stops on South High Street, at the Frances

Steube Community Center, and at the Railroad Depot.

Some of Santa’s reindeer will also make an appearance

at Stradley Park on Dec. 8. Don’t forget to stroll down

High Street to visit the many shops and restaurants

offering special activities and attractions, from visits

with classic cartoon characters, to live performances

by local school groups.

Christmas in the Village is a partnership between

the city of Canal Winchester and Destination: Canal

Winchester. This free community event would not be

possible without the support of local businesses and


For information about Christmas in the Village,

including complete attraction listings, visit www.destinationcw.org

or www.canalwinchesterohio.gov.

Come have “Breakfast with Santa!”

Santa Claus is coming to town...for breakfast!

On Dec. 15, Canal Winchester will host its annual

Breakfast with Santa at the Frances Steube

Community Center, 22 S. Trine St.

This year, three breakfast sessions will be offered to

help Santa get ready for his ‘round-the-world trip

delivering toys. The first session will take place from

8:30-9:30 a.m., the second session will run from 10-11

a.m., and the third will run from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30


Tickets went on sale Nov. 15 and will be available

at the city’s municipal building and community center

on weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. For

those who can’t make it to city offices during business

hours, Roman’s Pizza will have tickets available

evenings and weekends. Only 80 tickets are available

for each session and sell out quickly. Each $5 ticket

will admit one adult or child (children under one year

free) for continental breakfast. Children will also

receive a gift bag and visit with Santa. Bring a camera

for pictures with Santa.

All proceeds from Breakfast with Santa benefit

Canal Winchester Human Services’ Adopt-A-Family


Special thanks to Robert and Donna Warren, Pat

and Cindi Lynch, Canal Winchester High School

Indians Club, Canal Winchester High School National

Honors Society, Canal Winchester Senior Citizens,

Inc., McDonald’s, Roman’s Pizza, and Nowstalgic Toys

for their support of the event.

Contact Amanda Lemke at 614-834-9915 for information.

Madison Christian celebrates its 40th anniversary

By Rick Palsgrove

Eastside Editor

The seeds of Madison Christian

School were sown more than 40 years

ago when a group of like minded individuals

gathered to make their vision come

to life.

Speaking at Madison Christian

School’s 40th anniversary celebration on

Oct. 27, founding school administrator

Debbie Ostrander said 100 charter

members met in the M.R. Training

Center on Bixby Road in 1977 and set

these goals: create a church, a Christian

school, and recreation center.

“All three goals have been accomplished,”

said Ostrander. “Forty years

ago it was a dream, it’s now a reality.”

Madison Christian School located at

3565 Bixby Road in Groveport, began

with 15 pre-school students in 1978 and

over the years grew into a pre-school to

grade 12 school.

According to the school’s website, the

private Christian school - which is an outreach of

Madison Christian Church - has a current enrollment

of around 539 students and attracts students from 26

zip codes, 14 other school districts, and four counties.

Madison Township Trustee Chairman John

Kershner said the school and church have had a positive

impact on the township and surrounding community,

citing their work with the area food pantry and

Messenger photo by Rick Palsgrove

The Madison Christian High School choir and Ladies Chamber perform

during Madison Christian School’s 40th anniversary celebration

on Oct. 27. The school is located at 3565 Bixby Road in

Groveport and opened in 1978.

that church Pastor Paul Barnes also serves as the

Madison Township Fire Department chaplain.

“The school had an awesome influence on my kids,

who attended there,” said Kershner. “The school has a

flexible approach to education and provides lots of individual

attention to students. It’s a wonderful school.”

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Hotels flourished in early America

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Did you know the concept of a “hotel” as we know it is uniquely


In his book, “The Americans: The National Experience,” the historian

Daniel Boorstin wrote that a British man visiting the United

States in the 1850s noted, “The hotel is quite a peculiar institution of

this country.”

According to Boorstin, in Europe a tavern was a place of refreshment

and an inn was a place of lodging. In the United States a tavern

or an inn could be both of these things. Boorstin notes that by the end

of the Revolutionary War, a new American word, “hotel,” had become

common for a place that accommodated “travelers and strangers.”

“Borrowed from the French, in which ‘hotel’ meant a noble house

or a city hall, here it named a new kind of community enterprise,”

wrote Boorstin.

Hotels sprung up in towns big and small throughout America in

the 19th and early 20th centuries to serve a population on the move.

It was common for there to be several hotels in a town regardless of

its size.

Hotels that blossomed in large cities tended to be large and ornate

“Palaces of the Public,” according to Boorstin.

Hotels that sprung up in small towns were smaller and a bit plainer

than their big city brethren, yet were still large and architecturally

interesting enough to stand out from other buildings in town. A hotel

in a small town could not only serve as lodging oasis for travelers, but

it might also be a social center were people would gather to trade

news with travelers. Americans have a history of being on the move

and a hotel was a place where people from all over could converge and

informally share ideas.

“Hotels were among the earliest transient facilities that bound the

nation together,” wrote Boorstin. “They were both creatures and creators

of communities,

as well as symptoms of

the frenetic quest for

Editor’s Notebook

community...American hotels were a microcosm

of American life. People in transient and

upstart communities had to become accustomed

to live, eat, and talk in the presence of

those they only knew casually. This was living

the ‘American Plan’ in every sense of the


According the book, “Canal Winchester,

Ohio: The Second Ninety Years,” by Lillian M.

Carroll and Frances S. Steube, three hotels

operated in the small town of Canal Winchester

in the 1800s and early 1900s. Three hotels in a

town that for much of that time averaged less

than 1,000 residents.

Travelers who stayed at these hotels came to



town on horseback, by wagon, by stage coach, canal boat, and trains.

This meant there were a lot of people coming and going who needed


Traveling was hard in those days and took a lot of time. A hotel in

a small town was a welcome place of rest for the weary.

According to Carroll and Steube, the three historic Canal

Winchester hotels were the Commercial Hotel on South High Street

(where the Huntington Bank now stands), the Leonard House on

North High Street, and the Merchants’ Hotel, also on North High


Rick Palsgrove is editor of the Eastside Messenger.

A watered down web

I was at a peak level of confusion when Sony

announced last year that they were planning to revisit

the ‘Millennium’ series by the late author and journalist

Stieg Larsson. Up until that point, the distribution

company had let six years pass without expressing any

desire to continue with their adaptation after the

under-performance of “The Girl with the Dragon

Tattoo” so to say their newfound interest was puzzling

was to put it lightly.

As I continued to read further into the announcement,

however, the rationale became clear to me. They didn’t

want to continue with that adaptation as fans and actors

in that film had begged them to do; they wanted to create

a ‘soft reboot’ because they cared about keeping development

rights out of the hands of competing companies.

It was a rationale that hangs over this movie. Their

‘soft reboot’ featuring a non-sequel based off a book not

written by Larsson is a watered down mix of a standard

espionage film complete with tired twists, turns

and tropes. If they were hoping to kick start a new

franchise with “The Girl in the Spider’s Web,” they

might want to revisit that idea.

It begins as most espionage films do — with a program

that is lusted after by baddies all across the

world because it gives the user access to every nuclear

code. Its creator, Frans Balder (Stephen Merchant),

was removed from further software design by the NSA

after he tried to destroy his commissioned work.

Fearing for the safety of the world, Balder contacts

prominent hacker Lisbeth Salander (Claire Foy) to

retrieve the software from the NSA database in order

to destroy it. Likely using Russian spyware, she easily

hacks into the NSA security network to steal it back.

Thinking her role in this theft is done, she quickly

realizes it is just beginning

as a dangerous

organization called the

Spiders are now gunning

for her, Balder and Balder’s

genius son August (Christopher

Convery). Feeling just slightly

out of her depth, she contacts her

old friend and partner Mikael

Blomkvist (Sverrir Gudnason) to

help her uncover the identity of

those on their heels and perhaps

save the world in the process.

One of the things that made

Larsson’s books and the subsequent

theatrical adaptations (the

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Swedish version is the ultimate version, and not just

because they managed to complete the trilogy) so compelling

was how stark and bleak and slightly inaccessible

it is. This film, however, has a lot of its sharp

edges filed down to make it accessible to a wider audience.

The problem with this is that it’s just not a very

good film. There are pieces in here that make one

think it could have been great — the relationship

between Lisbeth and one of the Spiders for example

and their horrific backstory and motivation — but the

story and dialogue do not live up to its possibilities.

If there is a saving grace for this film, it is the performances

by its lead and secondary actors. With her

expressive face, Foy is an interesting choice for the

typically closed off Lisbeth Salander and she makes

this version work, and Sylvia Hoeks is chilling despite

the dialogue working against her.

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CWAHS says thanks

On behalf of the Canal Winchester Area

Historical Society I want to thank everybody

who helped make the 13th annual

Historic Ghost Tour such a success, including

the efforts of many volunteers from the

society and community at large. Also, special

thanks to the Frances Steube Center

and the city of Canal Winchester for the

use of their facility, the many Community

Watch volunteers, and Canal Winchester

Human Services for providing transportation.

All of your assistance and support

was greatly appreciated!

Sean Cleary

Canal Winchester

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Taking a break

Continued from page 4

Lakeith Stanfield also gives a decent

performance as a NSA official searching

for Lisbeth.

If Sony is serious about continuing with

this franchise (and I doubt they are),

they’re going to have to make story

upgrades in the future. No more dulling of

edges and making it more palatable for the

wider audience. Also do some soul-searching

as to whether films about men who

hate women (which, fun fact, was the original

title of Larsson’s first ‘The Girl…’

book) is really what women want to see

right now.

Grade: C-

Dedra Cordle is a Messenger staff writer

and columnist.

Messenger photo by Rick Palsgrove

These turkeys stopped at the water barrel to get a drink after they had been romping

around the barnyard at Metro Parks Slate Run Living Historical Farm, 1375

State Route 674 North, near Canal Winchester.

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Active Lifestyles

A bi-monthly feature celebrating our

community’s senior citizens


Retired firefighter is still giving to community

By Linda Dillman

Staff Writer

Retired Madison Township Firefighter

John Jones may no longer fight fires or rescue

the stranded, but he still puts out the

fires of want and helps rescue parents desperate

to provide a Merry Christmas for

their children.

Jones is a volunteer with Firefighters 4

Kids, a program that provides toys for children

during the holidays. The program

started in 1977 by Columbus Firefighter

Mike Mullins, who lived in Groveport at

the time, and served 50 families. Jones

joined 10 years later.

“By the time I got involved, we served

about 1,000 families,” said Jones. “We

asked for new and gently used toys during

December and we even volunteered during

the off-months. We would go to J.C.

Penneys and they gave us returned toys

that were broke. Firefighters then would

fix them and we would give them out.

Sometimes we had to take three toys that

were broke and take parts off of them to

make one toy.”

When Jones joined the organization,

every sign-up was done by hand. He was

introduced to the organization when he

helped set up an annual kick off party for

children at Columbus Fire Station 4 on

Winchester Pike.

“I started to ask questions about the

program and how I could be involved. The

Columbus firefighters told me to show up

after I got off duty the next morning,” said

Jones, who joined Madison Township as a

volunteer in 1982 and retired in 2011, “and

well, the rest is history. I see the need and

I love doing it. There were times that we

would work 8 a.m. to midnight every day.

We also used one-half of a firehouse for the

program. There’s no way we could do that

now. Today we serve around 5,500 families

and 16,000 kids.”

For Jones, the most rewarding part of

volunteering with Firefighters 4 Kids is

knowing that he is able to help provide

Christmas presents for a child who might

not receive any and as a reminder that his

“The challenging part is not to lose it

when a parent starts crying when they

receive the toys for their kids. The part

that is hard to deal with is when you

have to tell parents that we are out of

toys for the age and gender of their

child. Sometimes we can have them

come back hoping we will get toys for

that age group, but it is hard to say no.”

- John Jones

mission is still to help those in need.

“The challenging part is not to lose it

when a parent starts crying when they

receive the toys for their kids,” said Jones.

“The part that is hard to deal with is when

you have to tell parents that we are out of

toys for the age and gender of their child.

Sometimes we can have them come back

hoping we will get toys for that age group,

but it is hard to say no.”

The 2018 sign-up for Firefighters 4 Kids

for local families is Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 1,

from 9-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3 p.m. at

Madison Township Fire Station 183, 3228

Noe Bixby Road.

In order to sign-up locally, you must live

in either the Canal Winchester or

Groveport Madison school districts and

show proof of need–such as SNAP or

HEAP, a photo ID, birth identification for

your child–Social Security cards are not

acceptable, and custody paperwork, if


“We are most need of items for teens and

newborns to 3 years old,” said Jones, in

regard to people who would like to donate

to the toy drive. “We have a lot of community

support that makes the program a success.”

The NBC4 drive-through (donation

event) is Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., where

you can drop off new toys.”

Toys can also be dropped off at any

Franklin County fire station any time after

Thanksgiving until Christmas Day. For

information on signing up or donating, call


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A balanced diet is an integral element of

a healthy lifestyle for men, women and

children alike. But while kids and young

adults might be able to get away with an

extra cheeseburger here or there, men and

women approaching 50 have less leeway.

According to the National Institute on

Aging, simply counting calories without

regard for the foods being consumed is not

enough for men and women 50 and older to

maintain their long-term health. Rather,

the NIA emphasizes the importance of

choosing low-calorie foods that have a lot of

the nutrients the body needs.

But counting calories can be an effective

and simple way to maintain a healthy

weight, provided those calories are coming

from nutrient-rich foods. The NIA advises

men and women over 50 adhere to the following

daily calorie intake recommendations

as they attempt to stay healthy into

their golden years.


•Not physically active: 1,600 calories.

•Somewhat active: 1,800 calories.

•Active lifestyle: between 2,000 and

2,200 calories.


•Not physically active: 2,000 calories.

•Somewhat active: between 2,200 and

2,400 calories.

•Active lifestyle: between 2,400 and

2,800 calories.

When choosing foods to eat, the NIA recommends

eating many different colors and

types of vegetables and fruits.

Phytochemicals are substances that occur

naturally in plants, and there are thousands

of these substances offering various benefits.

The NIA also advises that men and

women over 50 make sure at least half the

grains in their diets are whole grains.

Numerous studies have discovered the various

benefits of whole grains, which are

loaded with protein, fiber, antioxidants

and other nutrients.

Another potential hurdle men and

women over 50 may encounter is a change

in their sense of smell and taste. A person’s

sense of smell may fade with age, and

because smell and taste are so closely

related, foods enjoyed for years may no

longer tantalize the taste buds. That can be

problematic, as many people instinctually

add more salt to foods they find bland.

According to the U.S. Office of Disease

Prevention and Health Promotion, older

adults should consume no more than 1,500

milligrams of sodium per day. That

equates to roughly 3/4 teaspoon of salt.

Older men and women should resist the

temptation to use salt to add flavor to

foods, instead opting for healthy foods that

they can still smell and taste.

Maintaining a healthy diet after 50 may

require some hard work and discipline. But

the long-term benefits of a healthy diet

make the extra effort well worth it.


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Filling the bowls

By Sandi Latimer

Staff Writer

Residents in need of food are often

dependent upon the food pantries. They

are also dependent upon the generosity of

Franklin County residents.

In addition to direct donations of money

and non-perishable food, often through

food drives at businesses, the popular

Empty Bowls project helps considerably.

“In the past 20 years, Empty Bowls has

raised $257,000 to benefit the Mid-Ohio

Foodbank,” said Marilyn Tomasi, a spokeswoman

for the Foodbank.

It is the Mid-Ohio Foodbank that provides

food to the numerous food pantries in

the county and also provides space for the

Kroger Community Food Bank to operate

out of its Grove City headquarters.

Affordable housing and older adults

The affordable housing crisis is at the

heart of the American economy and impossible

to ignore.

Affordable housing has become an

increasingly serious concern as the housing

market tightens with population

growth and rents rise to take advantage of

the increasing demand. American cities

have become unaffordable to those whose

incomes are not keeping pace with current

housing costs. Whether you’re a renter or a

homeowner, affordable housing is a fundamental

human need for any adult or family

to survive and thrive.

Franklin County’s senior population

has needs for both affordable and accessible

housing with services. Americans 65 to

74 are now the country’s fastest-growing

age group. According to a 2014 AARP survey,

88 percent of older adults want to

remain in place as they age. Our seniors

are facing costly housing challenges that

include: home repairs/modifications, neighborhood

re-gentrification, impaired mobility,

relocation of community retail stores

and personal safety concerns. Senior subsidized

housing waiting lists are often long

Empty Bowls, a project of the Columbus

Recreation and Parks, has raised thousands

of dollars. In 2016, it raised $20,403

and in 2017 by extending the project to

Winterfest the first weekend in December,

it produced $31,210.

Every dollar donated can provide four

meals, Tomasi said.

People who participate in the monthlong

program can enjoy a bowl of soup, or

two or three, often homemade, for $10, and

have the opportunity to go home with a

hand-made ceramic bowl made at a recreation

and parks site. For Tomasi, and

many others, the bowls make their way to

holiday gifts.

Visit www.columbus.gov/emptybowls

for information.

Arthritis and exercise

•Canal Winchester Senior Center, 22 S.

Trine St., Canal Winchester. For information

call 614-837-8276.

senior centers

Exercise can be beneficial in the treatment

of arthritis, say many doctors.

Physical activity can reduce stiffness

and increase muscle strength and flexibility.

It also has overall health benefits, such

as improving cardiac fitness and physical

endurance. Three types of exercise are

most appropriate for those who have


•Strength training: Strong muscles help

support and protect joints affected by

arthritis. Lifting weights can provide this.

•Range of motion exercises: Dancing,

tai chi, Pilates, swimming, and other activities

that push the body to stretch and

move help maintain normal joint motion

and relieve stiffness.

•Aerobic activities: Activities such as

brisk walking, bicycle riding, skating and

more are good for the heart. They also

moderate weight, which in turn puts less

strain on joints, particularly the knees.

Some studies show that aerobic exercise

can reduce inflammation in some joints.

Before beginning an exercise program,

discuss with your doctor what activities

might be right for you.

Informed Aging

and homelessness is

an increasing problem

among older




The Franklin

County Office on Aging, in conjunction

with the Franklin County Board of

Commissioners, recognizes the importance

of residential stability and service enriched

housing for seniors. We invite you to join

us for a Strategic Conversation to assist us

with developing strategies to address the

Senior Housing Crisis on Nov. 30 from 9-

10:30 a.m. at Memorial Hall, 280 E. Broad

St., Columbus, OH 43215.

Please register for this free event on

Eventbrite (search- Senior Housing Crisis)

or contact Kelli E. Johnson at 614-525-

4161 or kelli.johnson@franklincountyohio.gov.

Michelle Missler is director of the Franklin

County Office on Aging.

•Groveport Senior Center, is located at

the recreation center, 7370 Groveport

Road, Groveport. Call 614-836-1000.


Active Lifestyles

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Franklin County Board of Commissioners: Kevin Boyce • Marilyn Brown • John O’Grady

The Franklin County Board of Commissioners and The Franklin County Office on Aging join with the Messenger Newspaper in providing this update on aging issues in Franklin County.


Despite the prediction of an average to below average winter, The Franklin

County Office on Aging issues its annual winter announcement to seniors urging

them to take preventive measures and plan early for winter weather. Learn

about the emergency plans that have been established in your area by your

state and local government and ensure your home and car are prepared for the

winter weather.

FEMA recommends you prepare an emergency supply kit, develop a family

communications plan with up to date contacts and stay informed about the risks

and weather emergencies in your community.

An emergency supply kit should include a three-day supply of food and water, a

battery-powered or hand-crank radio, extra flashlights and batteries, prescription

medicines and copies of prescriptions and adequate clothing and blankets. To

guarantee an uninterrupted supply of prescription medicines, contact your

pharmacy today and find out if they have a free home-delivery or mail order

service. If this option is available, consider subscribing or enrolling now to

ensure a continuous supply in your home.

Getting the flu vaccine soon is also another important way for you to prepare for

the winter season. People over the age of 50 are one of several groups recommended

for a seasonal flu shot. Caregivers of seniors also fall under these

general flu shot recommendations due to the possibility of spreading the virus to

the individuals they care for.

People 65 years and older have two flu shots available to choose from - a

regular dose flu vaccine and a newer flu vaccine designed for people 65 and

older with a higher dose. The high dose vaccine is associated with a stronger

immune response to vaccination. Preliminary studies suggest this may translate

into greater protection against flu disease. The CDC and its Advisory Committee

on Immunization Practices have not expressed a preference for either vaccine.

For more information on the flu vaccine, call 1-888-202-1319.

Franklin County Public Health offers these tips to further

protect you from the flu:

Wash your hands frequently.

Since your hands are the most common way to get germs into your body, you

should scrub vigorously with soap and water for 10-15 seconds to keep them as

germ-free as possible. Wash after using the bathroom, before handling food,

before eating, and any other time you think you might have picked up germs.

Avoid touching your nose, eyes and mouth.

You can't keep all the germs off your hands all the time. So, keep your hands

away from germs' most common entryways into the body.

Cover your nose and mouth with your sleeve or tissue when coughing or


Stop the spread your germs to others by coughing or sneezing into your sleeve

instead of your hand or into the air.

Practice other good health habits.

Get plenty of sleep, drink plenty of fluids, eat nutritious foods, manage your

stress, and be physically active.

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Road salt costly this year

Madison Township road

crews gearing up for winter

By Linda Dillman

Staff Writer

Temperatures are dropping and clouds

heavy with the potential for snow hang low

on the horizon, but the cost to make roads

safe during inclement weather are skyrocketing.

Madison Township Public Works

Superintendent Dave Watkins said the

price for road salt jumped nearly $25 a ton

this year from $51 to $75. During the 2017-

18 winter driving season, his department

put down 244 tons of salt and spent

$14,000 on salt and brine supplies.

Using those figures, which Watkins

called an average season, the increase in

this year’s cost would tack on another

$5,856 for the same amount of salt.

“Some years ago, they dropped over 350

tons of salt,” said Watkins at the Madison

Township trustees’ Nov. 13 meeting, “and

we clear 84 lane miles of roadway. The

impact of the cost increase on my budget is


The price jump comes at a time when

Watkins is looking for ways to tighten the

department’s budget. Watkins already

trimmed $5,000 from a $25,000 budget

allocation for winter weather coverage.

“The money I get for salt comes from the

same money we spend on roads,” Watkins

said, “so I’m planning on a normal winter,

but hopefully less snow.”

The township purchases salt from the

Franklin County engineer and picks it up

at a supply barn on Hendron Road when

road conditions warrant. The county purchases

salt on a state contract, which is at

the mercy of the market.

“The salt companies control the prices,”

said Watkins. “Some places are paying

over $100 a ton for salt. The cost just

depends on the county and who they get it

from. The last big jump was in 2014, when

there was a shortage. We’re at the mercy of

the county on supply as well. If they start

to run low, they will make their own cuts

to cover their roads.”

Watkins is notified of approaching

inclement weather by the county’s weather

service and then makes the determination

of what material to use depending on the


If it is not going to rain before snow

starts to fall, township crews use a beet

brine mixture–a more economical method

under certain conditions at 17 cents a gallon–as

a pre-treatment, before using salt.

“My Christmas wish this year is for no

snow,” Watkins said.

CW tax grant program

The city of Canal Winchester is accepting

applications for its 2019 Transient

Occupancy Tax Grant program.

The grant program is open to non-profits

or private organizations located within

the city of Canal Winchester to help fund

projects that will enhance Canal

Winchester for residents and/or visitors to

the community. Grants are funded with

the hotel/motel tax revenue collected by the

city of Canal Winchester.

Canal Winchester has levied a 6 percent

transient occupancy tax that is imposed

when lodging is furnished to transient

guests by a hotel, motel or similar business.

One half (3 percent) of this tax is contributed

to Destination: Canal Winchester, the designated

visitors and convention bureau for

Canal Winchester. The second half of the tax

has been designated by city council to fund

the annual Bed Tax Grant Program.

Grant applications will be competitively

reviewed and awards will be made to those

projects meeting all requirements and the

intent of the program. Grant applications

are available on the city’s website and at

the Canal Winchester Municipal Building,

36 S. High St., Canal Winchester, OH

43110. Completed applications must be

submitted in person or by mail to the attention

of the finance director at the above

address no later than Nov. 30. City council

will make award determinations in

December. Award checks will be drawn in

early 2019 and all awards must be used


within the 2019 calendar year. For information

contact Amanda Jackson, finance

director, at 614-837-6937 or


Sweet Adeline concert

The women’s barbershop chorus, Sweet

Adeline, will sing a variety of seasonal

favorites on Dec. 1 at 6:15 p.m. at

Groveport Town Hall, 648 Main St. Come

and enjoy the sounds of the season, barbershop

style. This is a free concert for all ages.

Hopeful Hearts

Hopeful Hearts Free Children’s

Clothing Ministry - a free baby clothing

distribution for sizes infant to 5T, as well

as shoes, blankets, bibs, small toys and

other baby needs - is open the third

Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to

noon at Hope United Methodist Church, 83

E. Columbus St. in Canal Winchester. You

will be able to shop for free clothing, shoes

and more for your children in sizes infant

to 5T. Everything is free and all are welcome.

Drop off donated items at the church.

Clothing for all seasons is needed.

(614) 837-7548.

Constitution Hawks


The Constitution Hawks, a group of citizens

looking to advance knowledge of the

United States Constitution and related

matters, meets the second Tuesday of each

month in the Peace Free Lutheran Church

Christian Center, 28 Elm St., Canal

Winchester, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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Holiday memories become richer in the passing years

Toyland…once you pass its borders, you

can never return again.

As a child of the late 1950s and early

1960s, there were no mega-stores filled

with aisle upon aisle of dolls in various

stages of maturity – “Barbie” had just

made her debut and was still years away

from appearing in multiple career occupations.

Boxed games only occupied the space of

an end cap, not shelf after shelf after shelf,

and appealed mainly to children or families–no

naughty party games designed to

entertain only adults. That was what playing

cards were for.

Half of the sixth floor at Lazarus in

downtown Columbus was filled with toys

and was the place to go, especially at

Christmas time, to fill wish lists.

Visits were always planned, day-long

excursions and included stops with my

mother in the dress department, housewares

and lunch in the Colonial Room

before reaching the Holy Grail–the sixth


Back at home, boys played with their

“G.I. Joes,” baseballs and bats or with plastic

bazookas in the trenches of new home

construction sites. Count me in that last

group because I was the lone girl in a sea of

neighborhood maleness and adapted quickly

to their mode of play.

One year my grandparents thought I

would like a form of new technology–an

electric toothbrush.

I was ten years old and wasn’t a fan of

the old technology. I envied my cousin–

who received a football and probably would

have been more appreciative of an electric

toothbrush than I.

So, a couple of days after Christmas,

when my grandparents were made aware

of my disappointment,

I stood next to my grandmother at the

S&H Green Stamp redemption counter at

Big Bear. I walked out of the grocery store,

football in hand, ready to play with the


Speaking of “The Bear” (my grandma’s

phraseology), I loved the “toy wall” nestled

between the canned goods and cleaning

supply aisles.

Imagine, going into a grocery store,

turning a corner, and coming face-to-face

with plastic bags of dinosaurs, army men or


Cheap, imitation Barbies smiled down

at me with perpetual grins and legs that

broke off as soon as they were moved.

Jacks, paddle balls and mini-bowling

pins in containers hung precariously on

steel rods next to flocked animals. Magic



slates with their

plastic pointers

awaited young


I was amazed to

find these toys in a

market or drug store.

One time, my mother

won a small shopping

trip to Big Bear and

let me pick out one

toy from the “wall.” I

felt like I won the

mother lode at an

FAO Schwartz toy


I remember when

potato chip companies



stapled coloring books to their bags during

the holidays.

I couldn’t wait to get home on a

Saturday morning in December, rip the

Conn’s chip bag apart to get to the coloring

book and spend the next hour with my

crayons in artful bliss.

The best and most unexpected places to

dream and plot and plan were the local

hardware stores, at least to me and only

during the weeks leading up to Christmas.

As a kid, I never enjoyed going there, but,

as if by magic, toys suddenly appeared

around the holidays and I was the one bugging

my father about making a “Zettler


While my father looked for electrical

wire, I stood transfixed in front of shelves

lined with farm playsets filled with plastic

animals and metal barns. At the end of the

aisle, there were always brand new bikes,

shiny red wagons and kid-sized wheel barrows.

Don’t get me wrong. I loved going to

Lazarus and wandering through aisle after

aisle of neatly stacked toys, but the unexpected

joy of the seasonal toy section at the

hardware store was more magical to the

younger version of me.

It was like seeing a shooting star or a

unicorn–a rare happenstance that you

can’t forget.

As long as I have these memories, those

Toyland borders won’t be breeched and

that young girl who played in the construction

trenches and colored the potato chip

pages lives on.

Linda Dillman is a Messenger staff writer.


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Holiday Sleepover

The Franklin County Dog Shelter announced two new programs

to benefit the dogs in their care and the central Ohio families

who love them.

The first is a new initiative called Holiday Sleepover in which

interested residents can take a dog home for three days over

Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s. The shelter is closed

those days, so the program provides the pooches with some extra

love and attention on a day they wouldn’t otherwise have gotten

to see many people, and the extra socialization is good for the animals’

mental health. Participating families will be asked to take

pictures of the dog in their care and write up a paragraph about

the experience, which will be used to help find a permanent home

for the dog. Best of all, families all over Franklin County will get

to bring the love of a new canine friend into their homes for the

holidays and experience what it might be like to make a permanent

addition to their families with no long-term commitment.

“So many families have great memories of dogs at their holiday

get-togethers,” said Kaye Dickson, director of the Franklin

County Dog Shelter. “And plenty of people are looking for some

extra companionship this time of year. The Holiday Sleepover

program will get the dogs out into a new setting for a few days,

bring some extra joy to the holidays for some Franklin County

families, and help out with adoption in the long run.”

The other initiative is a new family volunteer program at the

dog shelter.

Hundreds of individuals currently volunteer at the shelter on

a regular basis, but the kinds of things they do with the dogs

aren’t always appropriate for groups, children or the elderly. The

new family volunteer initiative will be tailored to small familysized

groups and provide them with opportunities to help out at

the shelter and bond with each other while spending time with

the dogs.

Socialization with different people is excellent for the animals’

Fred is 3 years old. He is a little shy

at first but then he warms up nicely.

Fred is extremely affectionate and

he loves to be petted. He is good

with other cats and children. Fred

would make a perfect addition to

anyone’s family. He is up for adoption

through Friends for Life Animal Haven.

FYI: www.fflah.org

Mountain Dude is an affectionate

and goofy guy. His eyes are wide

as saucers. He is a bit wary if you

approach him too fast, but he

does enjoy playing with toys.

Mountain Dude was born

February 2016 and is neutered,

microchipped and up-to-date on

vaccines. He is available for adoption

through Colony Cats and


FYI: www.colonycats.org

physical and mental health and helps avoid behavior

problems that can make it difficult to find a willing permanent


“For so many of us, dogs are a special part of our family,”

said Dickson. “But not every family can adopt a dog


This program will provide an opportunity for families

to spend time together, including with a loving dog, and

will help staff at the shelter and improve the dog’s longterm


pets of the week

Shingyee means lucky. She is a 3-

month-old happy, super sweet girl.

Shingyee is spayed, microchipped

and up to date on vaccines. Come

meet her at the Petco Lennox Town

Center where she is residing temporarily

until a family finds her. Those

interested can also contact Colony

Cats and Dogs.

FYI: www.colonycats.org

Camo is a 1 to 2-year-old plott

hound mix who came to Colony Cats

and Dogs from Texas after the hurricane.

She’s very high energy and

gets along well with other dogs.

Camo is full of energy and would

love someone who could take her

out for daily walks. Due to her high

energy, she may not do well in a

home with small children or cats.

FYI: www.colonycats.org

Anyone interested in either the

Holiday Sleepover or family volunteering

programs should email


for more information.


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If interested, please apply in person or online:

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6725 Thrush Dr., Canal Winchester, OH


Altercare is a drug-free workplace




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The National Trade Association

we belong to has

purchased the following

classifieds. Determining

the value of their service

or product is advised by

this publication. In order

to avoid misunderstandings,

some advertisers do

not offer “employment”

but rather supply the

readers with manuals, directories

and other materials

designed to help

their clients establish mail

order selling and other

businesses at home. Under

NO circumstance

should you send any

money in advance or give

the client your checking,

license ID or credit card

numbers. Also beware of

ads that claim to guarantee

loans regardless of

credit and note that if a

credit repair company

does business only over

the phone it’s illegal to request

any money before

delivering its service. All

funds are based in US

dollars. Toll Free numbers

may or may not

reach Canada. Please

check with the Better

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486-6336 or the Ohio Attorney

General’s Consumer

Protection Section

614-466-4986 for more

information on the company

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is seeking a Salesperson.

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Seniors welcome to apply.

Please send your resume to:

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Columbus, Ohio 43204


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before selling. Call to

verify lawful registration

before you buy.



Sleep Apnea Patients - If

you have Medicare coverage,

call Verus Healthcare

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Tax Preparation

Starts at $55. Trucker

& 1099 Services

Call Stacey at


For Appt. 12/9 W/SW


Ace Truck Body Inc

is searching or a F/T

person for central Ohio

location. Knowledge of

chassis, wiring, welding

and hydraulics required.

Must have required hand

tools. Excellent benefits

and 401(k). If interested

please fill out application

on Acetruck.com or call

M-F (614) 871-3100 and

ask for Bob.

Auto/Forklift Mechanic

Central Ohio Forklifts has

an immediate need for a

mechanic. We offer competitive

wages, training &

benefits. Reward offered!

$1000 to new hire mechanic

payable after 90

days. Please email

Resume to:

cof4150@gmail.com or fax

to 614-351-5123. Auto mechanics

welcome to apply.

Help Wanted: Permanent

General Cleaning

Positions, Monday

through Friday, some

weekends. $11.00/hour.

Full Time and Part Time.

Must have reliable transportation,

job is NOT on

busline. Contact 614-

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for immediate consideration.

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$13.00/hr. after 90 days

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Bake Sale or Bazaar

in the Messenger

Call 614-272-5422

or email



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for junk or unwanted cars

(Free Tow). Call

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November 18, 2018 - EASTSIDE MESSENGER - PAGE 15

xClassified Services


Washer, Dryer, Stove &

Refrig. Repair 875-7588


All American Masonry Co.

20 yrs. exp. - Lic. & Ins.

Brick, Block, Glass Block

Decks, Retaining Wall,

Foundation, Tuck-pointing

Natural Stone,

Cultured Stone, Chimneys



Dirt Busters Tile/Floor-Any

3 Rms - $44.95. Pet odor

treatment. 614-805-1084


Cleaning, 20 yrs. exp.

Call Judy 614-946-2443

Holly’s Halos

Accepting New Clients

2 Hours - $40-$50

Bonded-Ins. 614-426-3624


AJ’s Concrete,


Good Work - Fair Prices

Block Foundations

Driveways • Sidewalks

Epoxy/Overlay Floors

Bonded-Ins. • Free Ests.

Now Accepting Credit Cards




Affordable, Quality

Work For 31 Yrs.


Cell 614-517-9699

Licensed • Bonded • Insured

Free Estimates • Lic. # 20240


Low Price-Great Service

5 & 6” Seamless gutters,

covers, siding, gutter clng.

Bill 614-306-4541






Complete System Clean & Check


Free Carbon

Monoxide Testing

Gas-Oil-Electric Heat/Pumps

All Makes • All Models

43 yrs exp. • Sr. Discount






For This Ad In Our

East & Southeast

For Info Call


12/9 A

11/25 A

12/9 A







w/refs - 614-774-1472



Interior & Exterior

Full Service Remodeling

• Bathrooms • Kitchens

• Tile • Drywall • Flooring

• Roofing • Siding • Etc.


A+ BBB Rating

A+ Angie’s List

Lic. • Bonded • Insured



SINCE 1973

Phil Bolon Contr.

Windows & Siding

Decks, Kitchens, Baths

Room Additions,

Flooring, Roofing

Bsmt Waterproofing

Deal With Small Non-Pressure Co.

45 Yrs. Exp. - Refs. Avail.




Free Est. - Financing Avail.

Member BBB Of Cent. OH

O.C.I.E.B. ID #24273


or 614-863-9912


Services LLC

Minor Plumbing &


Install Hot Water Tanks,

Dishwashers & Disposals

Also Fencing &

Interior/Exterior Painting

Free Est. ~ 18 Yrs. Exp.

Accepting Visa/MC





Home Repairs, Roofing,

Siding, Gutters, Soffits,

Misc. Int. Repairs

Int. Painting

Call Joe 614-235-6883

35 Years Exp.


Handyman Service

See The Difference

Minor Plumbing & Electric

Install Hot Water Tanks,

Dishwashers & Disposals

Also Fencing &


Interior/Exterior Painting

No Job Too Big or Too

Small - We Do It All

Accepting Visa/MC



Retired Finishing Carpenter

for all your extra home

repairs. over 40 yrs. exp.

Sonny 614-325-1910

12/9 A&M

12-9 A





Summer, Spring,

Winter or Fall


Lawn Cuts, Edging,

Trees & Shrubs, Garden,

Mulching, Hauling,

Garden Pond &

Home Maint.

Free Ests. Low Rates

$20 & Up

Kevin - 614-905-3117


A Complete


Reasonable, Reliable

No Job Too Small

PUCO #150692-HG

Free Estimate


Aaron Allen Moving

Local Moving Since 1956

Bonded & Insured

614-299-6683, 263-0649

Celebrating 60 yrs in business


A Job Well Done Again

A lic. general contractor.

Some skilled services

incl: painting, stucco,

repair, carpentry, exterior

drainage & home maint.

Call Today! 614-235-1819


Anthony Pest Control

Eliminate Your Pest For

Less $$. 614-600-8841


All About Drains & Plumb.

Will snake any sm drain

$115 + tax. 614-778-2584



“One Call Does It All”


With This Ad



All Major Credit Cards Accepted


Classified Services

12/9 A&M


Smith & Vasser Plumbing

“No Job Too LARGE,

No Job Too Small!”

We repair gas, water &

sewer lines, snake & all

plumbing issues - 24 hrs.


BBB accredited Business



We Are Now Online




12/9 A



Any house wash $149 + tax

Single deck $69 + tax

2 Tier deck $99 + tax

Best Wash In Town

Over 45,000 Washes

Ashley, 614-771-3892


Robinson roofing & repairs

30 yrs. exp. Lifetime Cols.

resident. Lic./bonded/Ins.

Reas rates. Member of

BBB. Dennis Robinson

614-330-3087, 732-3100



REPAIR all makes 24 hr.

service. Clean, oil, adjust

in your home. $39.95 all

work gtd. 614-890-5296





Fast Tree Service

Tree Removal,

Stump Grinding

Free With Access,

Pruning, Shaping

Insured, Free Est.

Payment Plans Avail.



Brewer & Sons Tree Service

• Tree Removal

• Tree Trimming 12-9


• Stump Grinding

• Bucket Truck Services

Best Prices • Same Day Service


Joe’s Tree & Yard Work

Trim, thin, shape bushes,

hedges, stump grinding,

hauling. 614-598-6247


Trimming, Removal &

Stump Grinding.



Look To The


In Our

Service Directory




That Is





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