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October 4 - 17, 2020 www.columbusmessenger.com Vol. XXXIX, No. 26

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Autumn

harvest time

Messenger photos by Dedra Cordle

While a majority of people may not be

ready to fully embrace the start of

autumn, there were plenty of fall-aesthetic

lovers on hand at the Harvest

Market on Sept. 26. Hosted annually by

the Grove City Community Club, residents

of the area came out to the Town

Center to peruse handmade crafts, seasonal

baked goods and, of course,

pumpkins and gourds. Shown here are

a few scenes captured at the Harvest

Market, which will run each Saturday

through Oct. 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Top right, Daniell Warner and her son

Carson, 3, pick out a pumpkin at Dan

Lett’s station. The Richwood resident

had plenty of gourds on hand that came

in all shapes, sizes and colors.

City officials

question levy

By Dedra Cordle

Staff Writer

Questions surrounding the financial

outlook of the Jackson Township Fire

Department has city officials hitting the

pause button on supporting its upcoming

ballot measure.

At its meeting on Sept. 21, the Grove

City Council approved a request to table a

resolution to endorse Issue 19, a new 4-

mill fire replacement levy that would run

for a term of five years. The reason for the

See FIRE LEVY page 2

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Pinnacle Extension

Grove City Council approves plan for

development near Pinnacle Page 4

Middle Schools

Construction on middle schools could

start in early 2021 Page 6

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By Andrea Cordle

Grove City Editor

For several years, Grove City officials have planned to

extend Columbus Street to connect the Town Center to the

redeveloped Beulah Park property. It was nearly three

years ago that council approved $6 million in funding for

the project.

At the Sept. 21 meeting, council approved the final

piece of legislation to purchase the needed right-of-way to

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“This is the last two pieces of the puzzle,” said Stephen

Smith, law director for the city. “Now, we can get the project

out to bid and begin construction.”

The city agreed to purchase the Hill property, located at

3879-3889 Meadow Lane for $900,000. The city also

agreed to purchase a portion of land located at 3937

Broadway known as the Mill Street property for approximately

$1.2 million. Council had already approved funding

to purchase property to acquire the roadway, but because

both sellers requested payments spread out over a few

years, council had to vote on the measure.

For the Hill property, the city will pay the seller

$300,000 at closing, along with a $300,000 promissory

note in 2021 and again in 2022 for the same

amount. For the Mill Street land, the city will pay

the seller $410,000 upon closing and will deliver the

balance through similar payments in 2021 and

2022.

According to Smith, the entire Hill property was

not needed; only a chunk of land was needed for the

road project. However, Smith said, it was easier to

buy the entire property because it would bring up

too many problems.

The law director also said the Mill Street Market

building will stay where it is, but the city is buying

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postponement, officials said, was due to their need for

further clarification regarding the department’s current

financial situation and its projected financial

future.

Mayor Richard “Ike” Stage said that he was “neutral”

on the ballot measure at this time because he

believes that the township officials need to do a better

job at providing information on the subject.

“Our history has certainly proven that our support

of the township has been overwhelming and continues

to be,” he said, “but we represent the citizens of Grove

City and the constituents that we represent, in my

estimation, need a much, much more thorough explanation

of what they have done to save money and what

they are going to do if the levy fails.”

Stage went on to say that he would also like to hear

an explanation as to why the township never formally

responded to correspondence that was sent prior to

their approval to place the measure on the ballot that

offered potential financial assistance. That letter, he

said, requested a meeting with the trustees to do “indepth

studying of what we could do, including possibly

sharing more TIF revenue.”

The correspondence Stage was referring to was an

outline of what measures could be taken to provide

financial assistance to the fire department, which

serves the city for fire and medical emergency services.

It was sent on July 31, just a few days before the board

of trustees had to vote upon whether to send a proposed

ballot initiative to the board of elections.

In the meeting that followed the letter, trustees Jim

Rauck and Ron McClure said that while they did want

to discuss potential funding opportunities for the

department, they needed to be more “proactive” for the

situation on hand. Trustee Dave Burris voted against

the measure, stating that they needed to come up with

a plan that included the assistance of the city and not

the taxpayer during a pandemic.

The Messenger reached out to the Township

Administrator Shane Farnsworth after the council

meeting for a comment regarding Stage’s statement

that the township did not formally respond to the city’s

the parcel that includes the white barn and the parking lot

behind the market. The barn would be demolished, and the

parking lot would be removed.

In 2017, the city explored options to not only extend

Columbus Street, but also construct a plaza and build a

public parking garage.

City Administrator Chuck Boso said what will happen

with the property remains to be seen, but the extension of

the roadway is thought to bring an economic boost to the

city.

Boso did say that the city has went about $400,000 over

budget for the land acquisition costs. He thinks the city

may be able to save some funds through the bidding

process.

“I think the bid climate is right, right now,” said Boso.

Council president Christine Houk was the sole vote

against the approval of the funding. She was not on council

at the time of the previous funding vote in 2017 but noted

her concern.

“The project needs its due diligence,” said Houk in 2017.

“The $6 million is just the tip of the iceberg. You need the

full picture.”

Now, Houk voted against the funding saying, “We will

be going beyond $6 million for 700 linear feet of roadway.”

correspondence. He said that discussions are “ongoing”

and that the township is willing to sit down

with the city to discuss any item that could serve both

entities.

Like Stage, councilman Randy Holt said he would

like to see a more detailed financial picture.

“I am going to support this based on the conversations

I have had with the township representatives

several times, but there’s still just a few numbers and

statistics I’d like to see for the future.”

Council president Christine Houk said that was she

in support of the ballot measure and that the financial

hardships of the fire department has been obvious for

quite some time. Regardless, she did request that the

resolution of support for Issue 19 be tabled until the

Oct. 5 meeting so any financial questions can be clarified

by the township.

Township Fiscal Officer Ron Grossman was present

at the meeting, reiterating the current financial outlook

of the department. He said that projections of the

fire fund and the EMS fund balances continue to

decline, while the expenditures continue to climb and

the revenue remains flat.

He did not provide financial projections at the meeting,

but during his last financial report at the trustee’s

meeting, he reported that the fire fund has taken in $8

million while spending roughly the same amount and

the EMS fund has taken in $877,000 while spending

$1.4 million. That report went on to state that future

tax budget projections only show the gap between

expenditures and revenue widening.

Should voters approve Issue 19, the department

would generate roughly $4.96 million annually to fund

fire and emergency service. According to the township’s

website, the proposed fire levy rate equates to an

estimated $140 per year per $100,000 in market value.

The levy would be effective from Jan. 1, 2021 and end

Dec. 31, 2025.

While the council and administration did not yet

agree to endorse the measure, they say that is not a

reflection on the fire department itself or the quality of

services they offer.


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The City Beat

Development plan approved

By Andrea Cordle

Grove City Editor

The Pinnacle Quarry plan got the green

light.

At the Sept. 21 meeting, Grove City

Council approved a development plan and

a rezoning request. The rezoning changes

approximately 71 acres of land located

south of White Road and west of State

Route 104 from single family residential to

a planned unit development. The rezoning

allows for the development plan that

includes 180 single family homes and 30

condominiums on about 60 acres.

“We are proud this will be an expansion

of the Pinnacle development,” said property

developer Joe Ciminello.

In addition to the housing units, the

development plan also calls for a city park

that would be about 10 acres in size and

would include pickleball courts, a walking

path, and a shelter house.

The only council member to vote against

the development plan was Ted Berry. He

has expressed his concerns about the

added traffic along State Route 104.

“We are just pouring more traffic on 104

with these developments,” said Berry at a

previous council meeting. “We need to

address the infrastructure before we put

more traffic on that route.”

In addition to the Pinnacle Quarry,

council approved the Farmstead development

plan last year. This project will

include more than 500 housing units at the

Farmstead-Hancock property, located on

the west side of State Route 104 and east of

Hawthorne Parkway. Council also

approved the Sugar Maple Commons plan,

to build a 105-unit apartment complex for

those 55 and older, located south of Holton

Road and west of State Route 104.

Council had its first reading of legislation

to set aside over $622,000 from the

Pinnacle Tax Increment Financing fund

for infrastructure improvements along

White Road and State Route 104, which

would benefit the new Pinnacle Quarry

development. The funds would be used for

professional services to complete the

design and engineering for the improvements.

The second reading and public

hearing is scheduled for Oct. 5.

According to City Administrator Chuck

Boso, the city has had ongoing discussions

with the Ohio Department of

Transportation regarding State Route 104

and there are plans to address the roadway.

There will be a turn lane off State Route

104 for the Pinnacle Quarry development.

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SWACO asks community to help with waste diversion

With people spending so much time at home those first few

months of the pandemic, it’s not surprising that as a community,

we generated an unusually high amount of residential waste.

Central Ohio waste haulers were picking up as much as 30 percent

more curbside waste than in the same period in 2019.

The spike in residential waste did not result in a corresponding

increase at the Franklin County Sanitary Landfill, which SWACO

owns and operates. In fact, SWACO received 8 percent to 10 percent

less waste in April, May and June than normal.

So, why the incongruity?

Residential waste makes up only 40 percent of the waste in the

landfill. The remaining comes from schools, restaurants, businesses

and other commercial entities. With so many of them closed

during the peak of the pandemic, they produced 20-30 percent less

waste than normal.

SWACO officials would be delighted if the amount of waste sent

to the landfill continued to decrease, but they want businesses to

reopen and come back strong. Officials would like the businesses

and residents to help reduce waste.

Right now, the landfill has about 42 years of life left. But the

more waste kept out of the landfill, the longer it will last. So,

SWACO has set a goal to divert 75 percent of waste from the landfill

by 2032 and to cut food waste in half by 2030.

Here are four things you can do to minimize waste and help

SWACO reach its waste diversion goals:

Recycle

Recycling is such a simple way to divert waste from the landfill,

yet 40 percent of household recyclable material still gets thrown

away. Most communities provide containers to residents so they

can conveniently collect recyclables throughout the week and take

them to the curb on pickup day. The curbside program accepts

metal cans, paper and cardboard, glass bottles and jars, plastic

bottles and jugs, and cartons like juice boxes and broth containers.

For more information about recycling, visit RecycleRight.org.

The site includes a search tool that lists where and how to recycle,

donate or dispose of dozens of items.

Donate

Donating items that you no longer want or need is such an easy

way to keep material out of the landfill while helping neighbors in

need. Plenty of organizations, such as Goodwill, Volunteers of

America and the Salvation Army, accept donations of everything

from furniture and electronics to clothes and kitchenware.

Compost and Reduce Food Waste

Food scraps make up 15 percent of the material in the landfill,

more than any other category. Composting is a great solution to

reduce food waste, and it’s not as hard as you might think.

SWACO’s new food waste diversion website (Save More Than

Food) explains how to compost and turn

food scraps into a nutrient rich soil

enhancement for your lawn and garden.

The website also provides tips and

resources to help you reduce the amount of

food waste that you generate by shopping

smarter, storing food properly, and making

the most of leftovers.

HHW Mobile Collection

Household hazardous waste (HHW) can

have negative impacts on environmental

and public health if not disposed of properly.

Items like gasoline, propane and oxygen

tanks, oil based paints and thermostats

containing mercury are all considered

HHW and can be disposed for free at the

permanent HHW drop-off center located at

645 E. 8th Ave. in Columbus.

The hours of operation are listed at

swaco.org.

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By Dedra Cordle

Staff Writer

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The South-Western City Schools

District may have had to alter most of its

plans this year in order to slow the spread

of a novel coronavirus, but the one thing

the district did not have to modify was the

timeline for its middle school build project.

When COVID-19 began, the project’s

leading architects and designers began to

fear that the state mandated safety restrictions

could put a halt to the project that

has been two years in the making. Those

fears, however, turned out to be unfounded.

According to Michael Dingeldein, the

director of architecture and planning with

the Community Design Alliance, those

safety restrictions allowed his company

and Schorr Architects to make the middle

school build project their primary focus.

“We have made huge progress,” he told

the board of education at its Sept. 28 meeting.

Throughout the spring and summer,

Dingeldein said they have reached near

completion on the final guaranteed maximum

price set and a large part of that is

due to increased collaboration with school

personnel.

During the design process, he explained,

the firm seeks feedback from administrators

and teachers on how they envision the

space of the building. In the typical

process, he added, the number of staff they

collaborate with can be limited but this collaboration

proved to be much different.

“We met with twice as many staff as we

could have in person,” he said, referring to

a Goggle Hangout page deputy director

Dave Stewart established between the parties.

He said their recommendations have

helped make the design of the four new

middle schools “truly spectacular.”

The design of the middle schools will be

similar to new schools throughout the district,

he said, but they will differ somewhat

from the design at the elementary, intermediate

and high school levels.

“There will be no doubt it’s a South-

Western City School, but they are going to

have its own kind of identity,” said

Dingeldein.

Each school (Brookpark, Finland,

Norton, and Pleasant View) will be approximately

120,000 square-feet and feature

three large group spaces and eight “breakout

rooms” for small gatherings.

“These are really interesting,” he said of

the 300 sq. ft. breakout rooms. “We are

very anxious to see how they get used.”

Dingeldein said that they are not

intended to be used as “just as conference

rooms” but rather small spaces where students

can gather to seek additional instruction

or just read and study alone.

The three large rooms are the cafeteria,

the main gym and the auxiliary gym.

Dingeldein said they are designed to hold

events simultaneously through quality

sound systems and soundproofing standards.

“This will allow (the district to hold) all

kinds of events at the same exact time,” he

said.

In addition to the typical classroom, the

schools will also have a large media center,

music rooms and science labs. Each room

will be designed to be in compliance with

guidelines through the Americans with

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Middle school construction project makes progress

Cancer Thrift Shop

accepting consignments

Grove City Cancer Thrift Shop, 3684

Garden Court, is accepting consignments

from the public once again after a pause for

the coronavirus pandemic.

The thrift shop is open Thursday and

Friday from 12 to 4 p.m. and Saturday

from aa a.m. to 3 p.m. Those interested

must come into the shop to sign up for an

appointment to consign items. Only four

consignors a day will be allowed, and consignors

may bring in 10 items once a week.

Donations are also accepted during business

hours. Mask wearing is required.

The thrift shop welcomes the following

items: men’s and women’s clothes, children’s

clothes and toys, shoes, books,

household items, kitchen ware, dishes, bedding,

towels and other miscellaneous

items.

All proceeds of the Grove City Cancer

Thrift Shop benefits the Columbus Cancer

Clinic of LifeCare Alliance.

Grove City Food Pantry calls for

food delivery volunteers

Delivery volunteers are needed for the

Grove City Food Pantry during the month

around town

Disabilities Act.

Dingeldein said within the next couple

of weeks, the designers will be making

minor revisions and plan to send in the

final plan in November. He said the four

build sites are currently undergoing minor

activities.

“It’s all underway,” he said. “We have

positive progress at all of our sites and

things are happening. We’re going to get

the dirt moved before winter and the wet

season in the spring and we hope to be

moving on (with the build) at the first of

the year.”

According to the recent timeline, the

project is still slated to be complete at the

start of the 2022/23 school year. Brookpark

will be relocated to the new development at

Beulah Park; Finland and Norton will stay

at its existing site and Pleasant View will

relocate to Holt Road, adjacent to Bolton

Crossing Elementary.

Through the build project, which was

approved via bond issue by voters in 2018,

East Franklin Elementary and Jackson

Middle School will also undergo renovations.

In related news, the board discussed

renaming Brookpark Middle School and

Pleasant View since they are moving to

new sites. They said they will gauge the

interest and prospective names through

staff and community input in the near

future.

of June. Volunteers use contact-free delivery

methods to provide food to the area’s

most vulnerable families. Shifts normally

last less than an hour. Volunteers should

have a vehicle that fits four to six medium

sized boxes. Volunteers will need to arrive

at the food pantry during the scheduled

time in order to deliver food to customers

before 5 p.m. For more information, visit

www.grovecityfoodpantry.org.

Blood drive

The American Red Cross will host a

blood drive from 12 to 6 p.m. Oct. 9 and

Oct. 16 in the Kingston Center, 3226

Kingston Ave. in Grove City. To schedule

an appointment, call 1-800-448-3543 or

visit www.redcrossblood.org.

Women’s empowerment event

The North Community Counseling

Centers will host a women’s empowerment

walk-up event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 9

at 3556 Sullivant Ave. in Columbus.

Participants will learn about the women’s

empowerment group, education as well as

youth and adolescent outpatient programs.

North Community Counseling Centers provides

behavioral health services in central

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A Distinguished Unit

The Grove City High School NJROTC received the Distinguished Unit Award with Academic Honors for the 2019-2020 academic

year. This is the second consecutive year that the unit has received this award for overall success in drill competitions, shooting

ranges, athletic and academic tournaments, and in their neighborhoods. To earn the award, the cadets logged more than 1,900

hours of community service and dedicated their time to support service projects like Adopt-a-Highway clean-up efforts, veteran

ceremonies, military service member care packages, and nursing home visits.

Roger Williams graduate

Roger Williams University is proud to announce that Ross

Ruble, of Grove City, graduated with a B.S. in construction management

as part of the class of 2020.

names in the news

Miami grads

The following Grove City students were awarded degrees from

Miami University: Andrew Bollinger, Kyle Broadnax, Jacob

Dilley, Chad Pennington, and Brent Reichert.

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Dr. Jennifer Bogucki is a board certified

ophthalmologist who grew up in Sidney, Ohio.

She completed her bachelor’s degree summa

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was named to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor

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Following this, Dr. Bogucki returned to her home state of Ohio to

attend medical school at The Ohio State University. There, she

completed her studies summa cum laude, received the Academic

Excellence Award, and was elected to the national medical honor

society, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Dr. Bogucki performed her internship at Riverside Methodist Hospital

and then completed her ophthalmology residency at Washington

University in St. Louis. At Washington University, Dr. Bogucki

subsequently pursued an additional year of fellowship training in

Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Bogucki enjoys spending time with her husband Ben, and their

young children who always keep them laughing and on their toes.

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This opacification of the lens can affect the quality of the vision leading to

blurring of the vision, increased glare around lights, and colors becoming

more muted.

What can be done to help cataracts?

Cataracts can be removed with an outpatient surgery where the cloudy

lens is removed and a clear lens is put in its place. This allows light to easily

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Pictorial Past

This is a picture from the 1920s, almost 100 years ago of the Emmelhainz on

Broadway and Park Street. Notice the gasoline pump in the left of the picture near

the street. Over the many years, this location served the area with automotive

repair businesses, and at one time an Auto Sales Showroom for Regals and

Studebakers autos, a coffee shop and present day this well-aged building in the

historic Grove City Town Center, is The Hop Yard 62. The photos and information

in the Pictorial Past are provided by Don Ivers, curator of the Grove City Welcome

Center and Museum.

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Pet Corner

Pet FBI to provide county with microchips

Pet FBI Executive Director Leslie Poole

announced that the Columbus-based

nationwide online lost and found pet service

organization has launched a collaboration

with Franklin County Dog Shelter to

provide microchips for all reclaimed dogs,

free of charge, during the month of

October.

Due to the pandemic, Pet FBI has not

been able to participate in microchip clinics

this spring and summer. Poole felt that

directing the funds to the county was a way

to continue to support Pet FBI’s mission of

reuniting lost and found pets with their

families.

“Microchips greatly increase the

chances that your pet will get home quickly

if they ever become lost,” said Poole. “Pet

FBI is happy to partner with the Franklin

County Dog Shelter to ensure more pet

owners can take this important step to protect

their pets.”

“We are excited to join forces with Pet

FBI and offer free microchipping to

reclaimed lost dogs,” said Kaye Persinger,

director, Franklin County Dog Shelter.

“When our wardens find stray and lost

dogs, the shelter’s ultimate goal is to

reunite the family. Multiple studies have

shown that microchips are an incredibly

Pets of the week

effective tool to help with reunification. If a

lost dog is discovered to have a microchip,

that dog often is returned in the field and

will never step paw inside the shelter.”

Poole encourages everyone with

microchipped pets to contact the company

where their microchip is registered to be

sure their contact information is current. A

veterinarian can scan a pet and provide

microchip company information to the

owner.

“We also encourage anyone finding a pet

to search the free lost and found database

at PetFBI.org as well as having the pet

scanned for a microchip,” Poole said.

On their website, Pet FBI provides tips

to people who have lost a pet, including

encouraging in-person searches at local

shelters. Through the collaboration with

FCDS, Poole estimates that approximately

100 reclaimed dogs will be microchipped.

For more information, visit

www.PetFBI.org.

The Franklin County Dog Shelter and

Adoption Center is located at 4340

Tamarack Blvd. in Columbus and is

opened Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday

from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

on Saturday and Sunday.

These furry friends are available

for adoption at local

rescues and shelters

Looking for a small,

friendly church experience? Try

First Presbyterian Church

of Grove City

4227 Broadway, Grove City

In-person Worship 10 a.m.

Services will continue on

Facebook Live at 10 am as well

www.fpcgc.org

Free Community Brown Bag Drive-through Lunch

Saturday, September 26, 11:00 am- 1:00 pm

Grove City Church of God

“A Healing Place”

4325 Harrisburg Pike, Grove City, Ohio 43123

Office Hours:

Mon.-Thurs. 9am - 3pm

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Sunday Morning Worship

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Tater Tot, a 6 yearold

boy, got to go on

a sleep-over with a

volunteer this past

weekend. She

reports this handsome

guy “was a

delight and has lots

of love to give!” He

can be timid in certain

situations so he’ll need slow introductions

into new situations. He is housebroken and is

content to lay around most of the time. Tater

Tot is good on a leash and likes to sit in chairs.

Schedule an appointment at the Franklin

County Dog Shelter to meet this great guy

today.

FYI: www.franklincountydogs.com

Roxanne is sweet,

gentle, and kind. She

prefer to be the only

pet in the home. She

gets a little anxious

when left alone, but

with positive reinforcement

training

and plenty of treats,

Roxanne will settle

into her new environment. She’s a chill, gowith-the-flow

gal and can’t wait to crash on

your couch after a long walk. Ask an adoption

counselor at the Franklin County shelter to

meet with her.

FYI: www.franklincountydogs.com

Nanny was found

with terribly infected

eyes and an upper

respiratory infection.

She has had both of

her eyes removed so

she is blind and she’s

missing much of her

tail. Nanny is 5

months of age. Don’t

let her challenges

fool you; Nanny can do anything she puts her

mind to. She is up for adoption through

Colony Cats and Dogs.

FYI: www.colonycats.org

Norman was rescued

with a badly

infected leg and had

to have it amputated.

He gets around just

fine though and is

happy and healthy.

Norman is 4 months

old. He is good with

other cats and dogs.

He is available for

adoption through Colony Cats.

FYI: www.colonycats.org


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entertaining for all ages

While preparing to watch and review a

new movie or television show in which I

have aged, allegedly, past its target demographic,

I often try to experience it through

the lens of a younger version of myself. And

in order to tap into the mindset of that

bygone era, I ask a series of questions during

and after the viewing. They include

whether my younger self would have liked

the characters or have been annoyed by

them; whether my younger self would have

found more enjoyment in the story being

told or by crafting a different version in

real-time; or whether my younger self

would be embarrassed if the older version

publicly stated that she liked it.

For the most part, the younger version

and the current form

can find common

ground through similar

but evolved interests

and that certainly

applies in the case of

“Enola Holmes,” a

new film streaming on

Netflix that is geared

toward young adults

but can be enjoyed by all age demographics.

There is plenty here in the form of

entertainment to go around, which is actually

surprising because my adult self

thought the opposite based on its trailer.

In this charming film, Millie Bobby

Brown plays the titular character who is

the youngest of the famed Holmes children

— brother Sherlock (played by Henry

Cavill) is making a name for himself in the

world of criminology and the elder Mycroft

(played by Sam Claflin) is known throughout

polite society as a man of impeccable

character and good standing. While much

is known about the dashing and intelligent

brothers, little is known about their sister,

and that is just the way their mother

wants it to be.

After the death of her husband and following

the relocation of her sons to the city,

Eudoria Holmes (Helena Bonham Carter)

decided that she did not want to raise her

daughter in the traditional sense. Gone

were the finishing schools with their rules

and deference to a man’s opinion and in its

place were studies on the sciences, martial

arts and the importance of speaking one’s

mind.

Through this unorthodox education,

especially in Victorian times, Enola flourished

but formed a deep attached to her

mother in lieu of friendships with children

her age. Knowing that her child had to be

more independent, Eudoria did the only

thing she could think of: cut the strings to

make it happen.

On the morning of her 16th birthday,

“Though its plot is a little clunky

and darker plot threads are dropped

in favor of simplicity, the charm of its

lead character and the chemistry

between the cast members are good

enough to propel it past any bumps

that occur in this origin story.”

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Dedra Cordle

Enola wakes to find

her mother has disappeared.

Believing

that her brother

Sherlock could solve

this mystery in two

seconds flat, she

requests that he

and Mycroft return home. When they

arrive, Enola discovers that the only thing

they want to do is fix her.

“She is such a mess,” declares Mycroft

as he hires a reputable

governess to

drag her off to a finishing

school.

Before such a

travesty can occur,

Enola puts her own

sleuthing skills to

work and uncovers

some clues as to her

mother’s potential whereabouts. Wanting

to know why she left (and not wanting to go

to boarding school and learn how to

“embroider and hem handkerchiefs”), she

runs away to London to solve this mystery.

But like all good mysteries, there is a secondary

mystery afoot that involves a missing

young Lord (Louis Partridge), a reform

bill and an underground movement set to

shake up society. With her brothers on her

heels, along with an apparent assassin,

Enola has to make sense of all of these

semi-related threads while finding her

footing in a new world that is openly hostile

to spirited young women like herself.

Based on a series of novels by Nancy

Springer (though primarily adapted from

“The Case of the Missing Marquess”),

“Enola Holmes” is a great starting point for

a planned movie franchise. Though its plot

is a little clunky and darker plot threads

are dropped in favor of simplicity, the

charm of its lead character and the chemistry

between the cast members are good

enough to propel it past any bumps that

occur in this origin story.

With wit and an overarching sense of

sweetness, “Enola Holmes” is a fun movie

to watch, though it is about 25 minutes too

long. But despite a few pacing and dropped

thread gripes, it is an entertaining film

that almost all age groups should be able to

enjoy.

Grade: B

Dedra Cordle is a Messenger staff

writer and columnist.


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Defining success can be layered and confusing

Part of surviving and growing along

life’s testing paths is learning how to deal

with mixed-messages from society. We

commonly realize our results only after

others have judged us in the form of subjective

labels: the best, a loser, a success or a

failure. How do we react to the results of

our efforts, the fruits of our labor, that utilized

the mixed-messages, when the labels

surprise us and differ completely from

what we thought we’d worked hard to

achieve and expected? Or, when we are recognized

as succeeding, but then others cry

out, “foul, it’s just not fair!” I recently found

myself pondering that modern-day dilemma,

one I’ve seen and felt from both sides,

as I’m guessing most of you have.

With the doldrums and prison-like

atmosphere of the coronavirus taking its

toll, I found myself in the basement conducting

what was akin to an archeological

dig. I was pretending to do some clutter

cleaning, essentially moving cobweb-covered

storage boxes from one side to the

other while accomplishing nothing. I decided

to look inside one of them. I came across

a trophy. The inscription read: Optimist

Y.M.C.A. 1st Place Midget League 1958-59.

It was mine from some 60 years ago, just

following the Dinosaur Age. I was 9 years

old. I amazingly still remember the

moment. I pictured the basketball team

standing proudly together for a team photo

after the final game. There was my dad

standing on the side of the court. He looked

so proud. As a parent many years later, I

remember the reality. Let’s admit it,

watching kids attempting to play basketball

at that age takes patience, followed by

a good nap. We ‘winners’ all received trophies,

in those days, the other teams didn’t.

I didn’t even question how the ‘losers’ felt.

Ah, but as Bob Dylan sang, “The Times Are

a-Changin”, and “The Loser Now Will be

Later to Win.”

The day I got that trophy was probably

the first time I realized how good success

felt. I wanted more of it and society pushed

it. But I was naive, I still hadn’t grasped

Issue 10 is our choice for energy

savings, cleaner air, and jobs

Clean energy is on the ballot in Grove

City. This November, voters in central

Ohio’s largest and fastest-growing suburb

will decide on Issue 10, Community Choice

Aggregation for 100 percent renewable

energy.

If approved, Issue 10 would allow the

city to obtain bulk purchase rates for electricity

for all eligible residents and businesses.

By pooling together our electricity

the concept that success does come from

effort, but only sometimes. I began to

approach life more competitively, equating

full effort to success. I finally started to

learn that despite that full effort, success

didn’t always come, and I didn’t like that

feeling at all.

I had to grow more to learn how to handle

losses and failures. I also began to learn

my hard efforts and earned successes

might be looked down upon by others.

Society was changing its views and that led

me to question my efforts. At times, I wondered

if I should even attempt to succeed.

Was it worth having my friends, and others

I didn’t even know, look down upon me

because I’d succeeded, and they hadn’t?

The new America was unfolding.

America has historically been obsessed

with singling out the best, the winner in

almost every endeavor. We receive guidance

to always give our best effort and be

competitive throughout life. If we don’t succeed,

we’re told we haven’t tried hard

enough or perhaps we’re just not good

enough, implying we’re failures and must

learn to accept that. Nowadays, if we do

succeed, we find we might be condemned

by others who didn’t. Bottom-line, in these

times, it’s a vicious life circle you just can’t

win.

We neighborhood kids always played

pick-up sports over at the school fields. I

was tall, athletic and competitive, thus

usually a captain who picked team players,

or one of the first ones picked. The same

kids were always reluctantly picked last. I

didn’t think much about it until I played

with some kids from another neighborhood

who were much better than I and found I

was one of the last ones picked. It was a

nasty feeling that changed my perspective

completely over time. I learned to have better

respect for the ‘losers’ who were picked

last. I started to appreciate the fine line of

branding one as a success or failure, the

best and the losers.

My school broke us students into three

buckets we referred to as: dumb, average

demand, we can get a better product for a

lower price. What’s more, the city could

work with a utility that’s ready to build out

a local supply of renewable energy - new

solar and wind projects that would create

good-paying jobs in manufacturing, construction,

and maintenance here in Ohio.

Using 100 percent renewable energy

would reduce our carbon footprint equivalent

to taking almost 16,000 cars off the

road. Cleaner air would reduce the risk of

asthma, heart attacks, and stroke.

More than 400 communities in Ohio

letter to the editor

have already aggregated their electricity

demand. Last year, voters in Worthington

approved electric aggregation for 100 percent

renewable energy, saving residents

and businesses almost $100,000 in the first

10 months of the program. According to an

AEP fact sheet, electric aggregation could

save Grove City more than $187,000 per

year.

Issue 10 gives Grove City voters the

choice to save money, create jobs, clean our

air, improve our health, and invest in our

own community – all without raising our

Guest Column

Dave Burton

and nerds. I didn’t carry my athletic competitiveness

or much effort onto the scholar

side and ended up in the average bucket for

the early years. I remember the teacher

returning an exam. He slapped the test

onto the table and said, “Dave, I didn’t

know you were smart.” I just looked at him,

thinking what a thing to say. I should have

replied, “I didn’t know you weren’t boring.”

But my success made me feel good and I

didn’t like the implied label he’d thought I

was dumb or an underachiever. I applied

myself the rest of the year, striving to be a

‘success’, even moving up to some of the

‘nerd’ classes. I also took a different view of

the bucket labels and wondered how many

just needed to be motivated like me for

society to look upon them differently.

As I went through life, I questioned the

concept of winners, success and failure.

We’re obsessed with identifying winners.

But what even constitutes success, how do

you define it? Sometimes it’s objective, easy

to define. Too often it’s totally subjective in

the eyes of an uninformed beholder and

society accepts that. Is it always fair to

those branded as a loser?

Does the best horse always win the race,

or the best team always win? Of course not,

the favorites lose often. Luck and jockey

skill are usually just as important as labeling

one horse the best or a loser. The best

teams in every sport have off games.

We see promotions at work, felt by the

recognized one as a deserved success for

efforts and accomplishment, but too often

seen by those passed over, as an injustice

with other factors they have no control over

determining the recognition. Motivation

results at one end and unintended de-motivation

at the other, too often with more of

the latter with overall group output then

suffering.

Awards abound to motivate the best.

There’s the ‘Employee of the Month’, type

recognitions in many businesses. But the

effort to recognize one’s results all too often

leaves the losers, who thought their efforts

were equally or even more noteworthy, perplexed

and disgruntled.

We shake our

heads in disbelief at

some of the Pulitzer

Prize and Nobel

winners. Hollywood

and the music

industry astound us

with their

hypocrisy, crying out how unfair things are

for loser’s, then stand looking down upon

us from a podium and lecturing us about

how unfair life is to others in their countless

self-adulating award shows where

they then honor their own as ‘the best’ with

selections we rarely agree with.

Many sports have their All Star games

to honor their best. They’ve tried countless

selection formats, including letting the

fans make the picks. That always turns out

to be nothing more than a popularity contest,

picking members from favorite teams.

Is basketball’s March Madness a contest of

the best? Hardly, as lower talented conferences

are now guaranteed spots and some

of the better teams get to play them, helping

to insure the odds of easy wins and

advancing higher than maybe they should.

Society’s never-ending quest to identify

success and the best in everything is here

to stay. That’s fine if we admit and understand

the identification process is often

flawed. Today, there’s been a shift to more

of a ‘trophy for everyone’ mentality. Some

question that change, I do too. But I now

see both sides. It takes a fine balancing act

to maintain the intended incentives to

some, while not resulting in disincentives

to others.

Dave Burton is guest columnist for the

Columbus Messenger Newspapers. He

lives in Grove City.

taxes or electricity bills. Anyone who

doesn’t want to participate in the program

can opt out at any time with no penalties or

fees. The choice is always yours.

Clean energy. Economic development.

Our choice. Vote yes on Issue 10.

Cathy Cowan Becker

Grove City

Cathy Cowan Becker is co-chair with

Ted Berry of the Clean Grove City campaign.


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xFocus on Rentals

COME AND GET IT

Deadlines are Tuesdays by 5 pm.

Call For Publication Schedule 614-272-5422

Need to Get Rid of Something Fast - Advertise It Here For FREE!

FREE Garden Straw for gardens or bedding. Call for appointment for pickup.

Circle S Farms, 9015 London-Groveport Road, Grove City, 43123

Grove City - 614-878-7980

. Come and Get It! is a bi-weekly column that offers readers an opportunity to pass

along surplus building materials, furniture, electronic equipment, crafts, supplies,

appliances, plants or household goods to anybody who will come and get them - as

long as they’re FREE. NO PETS! Just send us a brief note describing what you want to

get rid of, along with your name, address and phone number. Nonprofit organizations

are welcome to submit requests for donations of items.

Send information to The Columbus Messenger, Attention: Come and Get It, 3500

Sullivant Ave., Columbus, OH43204. Deadline is Tuesdays by 5 pm for following

Mondays publication. Messenger Newspapers is not responsible for any

complications that may occur. Please contact us when items are gone. 272-5422

Come & Get It!

xAdult Care

LEGAL NOTICE

The Grove City Police Department has recovered

numerous bicycles, tools, electronic equipment, clothing

and monies over the course of several months.

The bicycles are of various types and models, as are

the tools and electronic equipment. All properties are

held in a secured police facility at all times. If you

believe you have claim to any of the property and have

proof of ownership for the property, you may call the

Grove City Police Department Property Room at

614-277-1757. A review and release of any and all

property is by appointment only. All items not claimed

will be sold at public auction, turned over to the Law

Enforcement Fund, or destroyed according to Ohio

Law.

CHARITABLE DONATION

Qualified organizations may be eligible to receive

bicycles as charitable donations from the City of

Grove City. Qualified organizations must have a valid

ruling or determination letter recognizing the taxexempt

status of the organization, pursuant to Internal

Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) or (c)(19).

Representatives may call the Grove City Police

Department Property Room at 614-277-1757 to

inquire about the donation process.

Public Notice

WEDGEWOOD

VILLAGE

2 BR APT. - $499 MONTH!

Call 614-272-2800 or visit us

at 777 Wedgedwood Dr.

TTY/TDD 711

EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES

Rentals

xMisc. for Sale

VISITING ANGELS

Senior Home Care

by ANGELS

We send you the Best Home Caregivers

1 Hr. up to 24 Hr. Care

Prepared and Ready but still operating COVID Free.

Rates as low as $15.21 an hour!

“We Do Things Your Way”

614-80-ANGEL (614-802-6435)

Call or text for info. www.v-angels.com

Adult Care

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Congratulations

To Our Gift Card Winner

For September 2020

LARRY TABOR

From

The Columbus Messenger

Newspapers

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choose where you want

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com for details.

BUILDING MATERIALS

Metal Roofing, Siding

for houses, barns,

sheds. Close outs, returns,

seconds, overruns,

etc. at Discount

Prices. Huge inventory in

stock. Slate Rd Supply

717-445-5222

ASSOCIATION ADS

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Channels + $14.95 High

Speed Internet. Free Installation,

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Included, Free Voice Remote.

Some restrictions

apply. Call 1-855-270-

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AUTOMOTIVE

Get cash for your used

or junk cars today. We

buy all cars, trucks &

SUVs. Free pick up. Call

888-368-1016

CHILD CARE

OFFERED

Now Enrolling

6 weeks to 4 years old

Breakfast, lunch &

snacks provided.

Qualified Caring Teachers

The Enrichment Center

4200 Kelnor Dr. Grove City

614-875-0514

Depend. Quality Child

care in loving hm. Exp.

Mom, n-smkr, hot meals,

sncks, playroom, fncd yd.

Reas. rates. Laurie at

853-2472

HELP WANTED

HIRING: For Concrete

Forms Work. Exp. rough

Carpenter & Concrete

Finisher. 614-619-0784

Real Mechanic Needed

30% of Labor

Free lunch & drinks

Apply at Midland Auto

2433 Midland Ave., Cols

614-278-9458

DATED SALES

YARD SALE

640 Oak Hollow Ct.

Cherry Creek

October 9, 10, 11

Start 9:30am-6:00pm

Items we have

PRECIOUS MOMENTS

CHERISHED TEDDIES

HOT WHEELS in package

OLD COMIC BOOKS

BEER PATCHES

TOOLS, TRAILER

Other miscellaneous items

If Not Raining

3756 Adell Ct.

Oct. 8, 9, 10; 8am-4pm

Misc. items, picture frames

Beanie Babies, misc tools,

canning jars, end tables,

clothes, T-shirts & odds

and ends, 2 lg. dog cages

WANT TO BUY

We Buy Junk Cars &

Trucks. Highest Prices

Paid. 614-395-8775

WANTS TO Purchase

minerals and other oil &

gas interests. Send details

to: P.O. Box 13557,

Denver, CO 80201

ANTIQUES

WANTED

Victrolas, Watches,

Clocks, Bookcases

Antiques, Furn.

Jeff 614-262-0676

or 614-783-2629

WE BUY JUNK CARS

Call anytime 614-774-6797

We Buy Cars & Trucks

$300-$3000.614-308-2626

MISCELLANEOUS

FOR SALE

3 Shelf TV stand 15”x45”

$120. 614-783-3067

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Debt Solutions Available

Call 614-270-1149

Business Debt Solutions

Call 614-270-1149

RENTALS

Half Double Hilltop

3 BR $900 mo, $900 dep.

Bill Weygandt Realtor

614-226-6767

VACATION RENTALS

Englewood, Florida

Palm Manor Resort

Within minutes of white

sand Gulf beaches,

world famous Tarpon

fishing, golf courses, restaurants/shopping,

Bush

Gardens. 2 BR 2 BA

condos with all ammenities,

weekly/monthly, visit

www.palmmanor.com

or call 1-800-848-8141

USED VEHICLES

Lexus 350 RX - 2011

114,000 mi - have Car Fax

Good condition & care, no

problems. $13,750

614-834-5208

03 Blazer, average cond.

$2000 obo. (Frank)

614-619-6903

Misc. for Sale

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OCTOBER

GIVEAWAY

Place a prepaid classified line ad in our paper

during the month of OCTOBER and be registered

to win a $50 Gift Card from

The Columbus Messenger Newspapers.

All ads received by mail, in person, e-mail or phone

will be included in the drawing.

Drawing will be held October 30th, 2020

and the winner will be notified and published

in our November 8th, 2020 issue .

GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE!!

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CLASSIFIED SERVICES!

FOR ADVERTISING

INFO. CALL

614-272-5422

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Refrig. Repair 875-7588

AUTO SERVICE

Fall into

MIDLAND AUTO

All Your auto serv.needs

614-278-9458/778-3864

A Rating-BBB - 47 yrs.

American & Foreign Cars

BLACKTOP

SANTIAGO’S

Sealcoating & Services LLC

Quality Materials Used

Get it Done before the

Seasons Over!!

Driveway Seal & Repair!

Top Seal Cracks!

Residential & Commercial

Mulching, Edging & Clean-ups

“Ask for whatever you need.”

BBB Accredited-Fully Insured

Call or text for Free Est.

614-649-1200

BLACKTOP SEALING

Driveways & Parking Lots

614-875-6971

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CLEANING

HOUSE/OFFICE

24 Hr. Call Back

C.D.C. Guidelines

614-846-1477

CONCRETE

AJ’s Concrete,

Masonry

Good Work - Fair Prices

Block Foundations

Driveways • Sidewalks

Epoxy/Overlay Floors

Bonded-Ins. • Free Ests.

614-419-9932

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CONCRETE

ALL-CITY CUSTOM

CONCRETE

All Types Concrete Work

New or Tear Out-Replace

37 Yrs. Exp.

(614) 207-5430

Owner is On The Job!

EVANS

Complete Concrete.

Facebook Evansconcrete

(Schedule Now)

• Foundations • Additions

• Block • Driveways

• Patios • Sidewalks

• Colored & Stamped

(Free Estimates)

614-554-7457

Ins./Bonded • 32 Yrs. Exp.

Pour It Right, The First Time

Buckeye Cement

Contractors

Specializing In

Tearout & Replacing

Concrete of Any Type

Licensed • Bonded • Insured

38th Year in Business

614-539-5640

EDDIE MOORE

CONSTRUCTION

Quality Concrete Work

Lt. Hauling & Room Add.,

Block Work & Excavation

Stamp Patios,

Bsmt. Wall Restoration

35 Yrs Exp - Lic & Ins.

Free Ests. 614-871-3834

GALLION

CUSTOM CONCRETE LLC

Specializing in Custom Colors &

Custom Designs of Concrete.

Including Remove & Replace

42 yrs exp & Free Est.

Licensed & Insured

Reputation Built

On Quality

Ronnie

614-875-8364

See Us On Facebook

www.gallioncustom

concrete.com

Buckeye City

Concrete & Excavating

* Concrete * Foundations

* Waterlines * Drains

*Catch Basins

614-749-2167

buckeyecityconcreteand

excavating@yahoo.com

FENCING

EAZY FENCE

Chain Link - Wood

No Job Too Big or Small

All Repairs ~ Free Est.

Insured. 614-670-2292

GUTTERS

Bates & Sons

GUTTER CLEANING

5 ★ Google Reviews

614-586-3417

Low Price-Great Service

5 & 6” Seamless gutters,

covers, siding, gutter clng.

Bill 614-306-4541

10-25 A

10/11 W/SW

10-11 W/SW

10/11 A/M

HAULING

DEAN’S HAULING

614-276-1958

HEATING

HEATING

Complete System Clean & Check

$49.95

Free Carbon

Monoxide Testing

Gas-Oil-Electric Heat/Pumps

All Makes • All Models

43 yrs exp. • Sr. Discount

614-351-9025

HOME

IMPROVEMENTS

SLAGLE

HOME REMODELING

Baths, Kitchen,

Plumbing and Electrical.

All your Handyman needs

No Job too Big or Small

Over 30 Yrs. Exp. Lic.-Bond-Ins.

Jerry

KLAUSMAN HOME

IMPROVEMENT

Siding-Windows-

Doors-Roofing-Soffit-

Fascia-Gutters-Trim

Earn FREE Seamless

Gutters with Siding Over

1000 Sq. Ft.

FREE Shutters with

Soffit & Trim

EPA Certified

Member of BBB

Financing Available

Over 20 yrs exp. • Free Est.

Licensed-Bonded-Insured

Owner & Operator

James 614-419-7500

C&JHandyman

Services LLC

Minor Plumbing &

Electric ~ Now Hiring

Install Hot Water Tanks,

Dishwashers & Disposals

Also Fencing &

Interior/Exterior Painting

Free Est. ~ 18 Yrs. Exp.

CDC/EPA Approved Guidelines

614-284-2100

SINCE 1973

Phil Bolon Contr.

Windows & Siding

Decks, Kitchens, Baths

Room Additions,

Flooring, Roofing

Bsmt Waterproofing

Deal With Small Non-Pressure Co.

47 Yrs. Exp. - Refs. Avail.

Lic.-Bond-Ins.

10-18

SW/W

614-332-3320

10-11

A/M

Free Est. - Financing Avail.

Member BBB Of Cent. OH

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

614-419-3977

or 614-863-9912

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HOME

IMPROVEMENTS

Quality is our #1 Priority

HELMS’ CONTRACTING

Call For FREE ESTIMATES

New Kitchens & Baths

New Replacement Windows

Basement Remodels

Room Additions • Roofs

More than 25 Years Experience

Licensed • Insured • Bonded

Bill Helms 614-296-0850

or 614-801-1801 10-11

W/SW

HOME INSPECTIONS

Home Inspections

“Welcome Home”

Inspection Services

Starting at $185

Licensed

InterNACHI/CPI

Certified

Free Estimates &

Discounts 10-25 A

Cell 614-316-9600

LANDSCAPING

WE RAKE LEAVES!

No job too big or too small.

We offer a full range of

landscape services

Fast • Affordable • Reliable

Call Dustin for a

FREE Estimate today!

614-357-7847

LAWN CARE

LET US MAINTAIN

YOUR LAWN & GARDEN

FOR YOU

Summer, Spring,

Winter or Fall

WE DO IT ALL!!!!

Lawn Cuts, Edging,

Trees & Shrubs, Garden,

Mulching, Hauling,

Garden Pond &

Home Maint.

Free Ests. Low Rates

$20 & Up

Kevin - 614-905-3117

FREE ESTIMATES

The Lawn Barber

FALL CLEAN-UPS

Cut & Trim Starting at

$28 & up. Hedge Clipping,

Edging, Yard Clean-up &

Hauled Away.

614-935-1466

MOVING

Aaron Allen Moving

Local Moving Since 1956

Bonded & Insured

614-299-6683, 263-0649

Celebrating 60 yrs in business

PAINTING

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

★ ★ ★

Painting - Int./Ext.

Powerwash - Free Est.

30 Yrs Exp. Call Dave

614-270-2369 God Bless

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PEST

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Classified Services

TERMITE & PEST CONTROL

3093 W. Broad St., Cols.

614-367-9000

TERMITES? PESTS?

BED BUGS?

$100 OFF New Termite Services!

With This Ad

Monthly & Quarterly Pest Services

Great Prices!!

Licensed & Insured

Free Termite Inspection

PAINTING

Painter Over 30 Yrs Exp.

Free Est. Reas Rates

Daniel 614-226-4221

PLASTERING

DRYW

YWALL &

PLASTER

11/1

A&M

REPAIR

Textured Ceilings

614-551-6963

Residential/Commercial

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All Major Credit Cards Accepted

POWER WASHING

Bates & Sons

Soft Wash & Powerwash

5 ★ Google Reviews

614-586-3417

MRS. POWERWASH

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

ROOFING

Robinson roofing & repairs

30 yrs. exp. Lifetime Cols.

resident. Lic./bonded/Ins.

Reas rates. Member of

BBB. Dennis Robinson

614-330-3087, 732-3100

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SEWING MACHINE

REPAIR

REPAIR all makes 24 hr.

service. Clean, oil, adjust

in your home. $39.95 all

work gtd. 614-890-5296

TOP SOIL

Alexander Hauling

Driveways topped w/new

limestone. We also deliver

Topsoil - sand - mulch.

Specializing in residential.

614-491-5460

Bobcat Service Avail.

TREE SERVICES

TROTT

TREE & LANDSCAPE

Tree Trimming

& Removal

Also Stump Removal

Free Est. - Fully Ins.

Call 614-235-3791

Cell 614-738-0682

Brewer & Sons Tree Service

• Tree Removal

• Tree Trimming 11-1

A&M

• Stump Grinding

• Bucket Truck Services

Best Prices • Same Day Service

614-878-2568

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54th

ANNIVERSARY SALE

50% OFF

ALL DAY

On Select Styles

50% Anniversary Sale!

Saturday, October 10th

ALL DAY EVENT


1490 PRIVATE Stringtown SALE Road

PREFERRED CUSTOMERS ONLY

BEFORE BEING OFFERED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

614-594-0230

50% Anniversary Sale!

Saturday, October 10th

10am to 5pm

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