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Restoration of historic
school coming together
Back on track
Messenger photos by Pat Donahue
The Hamilton Township High School and Middle School Track teams enjoyed the
nice weather on March 8 as they got back to business at track practice. Shown here
are the pole vaulters practicing for the first time this season.
Spring sports teams were getting back to work at Hamilton Township High School
on March 8. Shown here are the high school sprinters stretching out.
off as the
back to work
By Linda Dillman
Contractor Brian Nance is breathing
new life into a historic former schoolhouse
and Masonic temple in Lockbourne.
The village, which borders
Rickenbacker International Airport, is in
the midst of the project turning the brick
three-story structure into a community
and event center that reflects Lockbourne’s
heritage and celebrates a history dating
back to the 1800s.
“Lockbourne Village Administrator
Jane McJunkin told me about the project
in 2018, but I didn’t hear anything more
about it until toward the end of 2019 when
they said they’re ready to go,” said Nance,
who said he does not take the easy path
when it comes to restoring old properties.
Nance previously worked on the oldest
structure in Pickaway County–a farmhouse
mansion along U.S. Route 23, a historic
restoration in Fairfield County, and
the restoration of a vintage soda shop and
pharmacy in his hometown.
However, the schoolhouse project was
the first time he worked as his own general
“Initially, I was just going to redo the
ceiling said Nance, “but then a can of
worms opened up. I started working on the
ceiling in February 2020 and it just evolved
into a complete renovation. We (village
officials and Nance) gained each other’s
trust. I ended up being the full general contractor
and had a hand in the design-build
process, but this also is a labor of love. The
people in this community have really
stepped up to help, like Shelly and Sands
who poured the steps, to save the history of
Windows walled up for years were
uncovered, old pressed-tin ceiling tiles
were discovered and when two of the windows
on the first floor of the building constructed
in the late 1800s lacked frames to
match others on the walls, Nance put his
woodworking skills to the test in reproducing
the 100-plus year-old frames.
Ceilings were pulled down and risers
from the time of the Masons–where the
society held its ceremonies for decades–
were ripped out and a wood floor exposed.
Bricks and fireplaces were revealed, new
doors installed, bathrooms upgraded,
wainscotting put up where students once
hung their coats at the start of the school
Messenger photo by Linda Dillman
Restoration expert Brian Nance holds up
a tin ceiling tile found during renovation
work on Lockbourne’s old schoolhouse
project. The building was Hamilton
Township’s first four-year high school
and also served as a Masonic lodge.
day and a raw edge counter installed with
a view of the kitchen.
“We reconfigured the big room and created
new openings,” said Nance, who hopes
to have the second floor done by Memorial
Day. “These types of structures just aren’t
being built anymore. We got to maintain
history and this old architecture is beautiful.
This schoolhouse was a landmark for
its time and I credit the leaders of this community
with having the foresight to preserve
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Special Olympics Summer Games are cancelled
By Rick Palsgrove
The annual Special Olympics Ohio Summer Games will
not be held this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
“Summer Games is cancelled for this year,” wrote
Special Olympics Ohio South Central Regional Manager
John Esson in a message to Special Olympics members. “I
think most of us knew this was coming.”
Esson added the regional qualifiers are also cancelled
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According to Penny Hilty, coordinator of
Groveport Special Olympics, the State Summer
Games 2021 had been set for June 25-27 on the
campus of The Ohio State University, mainly at
Jesse Owens Stadium, but other venues as well.
“We believe, and hope, that Summer Games will
be held in 2022 at OSU as usual,” said Hilty. “Here
at Groveport Special Olympics we are looking
ahead to having bowling begin in August at Wayne
Webb Bowl on South High Street. We would also
like to begin swimming in September at the
Groveport Recreation Center. We remain hopeful
that things will soon get back to a more normal
Stewart’s message noted that multiple conversations
about the issue were held with the Board of
Directors, Special Olympics Ohio Medical Director,
The Ohio State University leadership, State Staff,
athletes, and the Return to Play COVID Committee
made up of leadership from our local organizations.
A survey was sent to the local organizations to
explore their feelings on Summer Games and
Return to Play intentions for community-based
“These conversations were incredibly valuable
and truly insightful,” wrote Stewart. “We truly
thought we would be further out, leaving this pandemic
as a memory and snapshot in history,” wrote
Stewart. “Unfortunately, we just aren’t there yet.
There are multiple factors at play in this decision,
but the safety of our athletes is our utmost priority.
Although I know the disappointment of our athletes,
yet again, is unbearable, we simply cannot
in 2021. We
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Heather Coffenberry of Obetz, whose sister participates
as an athlete in Special Olympics, expressed disappointment
that the Special Olympics Ohio Summer Games will
not be held.
“My sister is devastated,” said Coffenberry. “This is two
years in a row it has been cancelled. Why did they decide
to cancel the event so early this year when it was not
scheduled to be held until June? High schools are planning
to hold proms and graduations and other things are reopening.
Our athletes are not being given a chance to compete.
Some of them have already received their vaccinations.”
Importance of Special Olympics
Hilty said Special Olympics is important to the athletes
and their families.
“I am a parent of an athlete as well as the coordinator
of the program,” said Hilty. “I think that the sense of
belonging is very
important to the
athletes. They get a
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February crime statistics from the
Madison Township Police: 101 traffic stops,
36 assist/mutual aid, 1 burglary, 14 domestic
complaints, 8 suspicious persons, 5 suspicious
cars, 17 suspicious persons/vehicles,
14 larceny/thefts, 2 fights, 1 sex
offense, 1 OVI, 2 threats or harassment, 1
vandalism, 10 parking, 5 accidents with
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CW Farmers’ Market
The 2021 Canal Winchester Farmers’
Market will begin on Saturday, May 29 and
run through Saturday, Sept. 25. For information
Art on the Canal Art Stroll
The Art on the Canal Art Stroll will be
held May 15 from noon to 6 p.m. in downtown
Canal Winchester. According to
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2020 was a difficult year for small businesses
including artists and fine crafters,
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2400 Rohr Road project
Groveport City Council approved
amending the plan for a development at
2400 Rohr Road. The original plan by
BSTP Midwest, LLC was approved by
council in 2019 for its lots 1, 2, and 3.
According to Groveport City Administrator
B.J. King, a turn lane is needed to access
lots 1 and 3, but Pizzuti Companies now
possesses the 20.75 acre lot 2, which by
itself does not need a turn lane. Pizzuti is
requested the turn lane requirement for its
lot be removed from the plan as well as the
allowance of water service to the property.
Pizzuti intends to build two warehouses
on the lot starting this spring. The two proposed
warehouses will be on lot 2 at the
north end of the site. One is proposed to be
157,500 square feet the other is proposed to
be 195,000 square feet.
According to a Dec. 21 letter from BSTP
Midwest, LLC in support of Pizzuti’s
request, Pizzuti plans to develop its site
prior to the development of lots 1 and 3
(about 12 acres), of which BSTP Midwest,
LLC has retained ownership. The letter
states BSTP Midwest, LLC’s plans for its
lots have not changed, but its development
schedule is not yet determined. According
to the development plan, BSTP Midwest,
LLC plans to build a fuel center and convenience
store on lots 1 and 3.
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Contain the joy of gardening
Do you love the thought of growing a
garden but doubt you have the space or
energy to put in a big garden?
Don’t despair. You can turn a tiny
deck or porch into a beautiful garden with
There are many unique containers and
hanging baskets available in stores. You
can even turn objects around the house
into creative containers. You’re limited
only by your imagination. Old wheelbarrows,
interesting antiques, discarded
dishes and even an old pair of boots can
hold potting soil and a plant.
The trick to keeping soil inside these improvised
containers is lining the bottom with a layer of landscape
fabric. Most plants grown in the ground can be
grown in containers if there is ample space for developing
Plants in containers are especially prone to drying
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Crystals are available that reduce watering and fertilizing
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dries, plant roots pull moisture and nutrients from the
crystals as needed. This unique delivery
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supply of water and food. One application
feeds plants for up to six months.
Mix the suggested amount of crystals
into the soil when planting. They can also
be added to existing containers. A little
goes a long way – one six-inch pot calls
for one teaspoon.
You can use containers to avoid costly
landscaping mistakes. If there are unusual
plants or flowers you’ve always wanted
to grow but weren’t sure they’d grow well
in your area, purchase one or two and try them in a
container first. If lighting conditions aren’t ideal where
you’ve placed your “garden,” simply pick it up and
move it until you find a place that works.
The versatility of containers can’t be beat? Don’t
like the way your plants are grouped together on the
patio? Rearrange them. Need an attractive backdrop
for a family snapshot? Grab those container gardens
and put them to work.
It will be hard for you to contain your joy when you
see how practical and easy container gardening can be.
bi-monthly feature celebrating our
community’s senior citizens
Introducing Director Orvell Johns
Orvell Johns, the director for the Franklin County Office on
Aging or FCOA, took his role in early June of 2020 and since then
has continued to vigorously advocate for the work his office does
everyday for the lives of older adults and their caregivers in
Director Johns has an extensive professional background
including previous work as the Director for the Franklin County
Court of Common Pleas, Domestic Relations and Juvenile Branch,
the Director of the Center for Public Investment Management at
the State Treasurer’s office, and Assistant Deputy Director with
the Ohio Department of Administrative Services, Equal
The goal of the Office on Aging has always been to serve the
older adult population, so that they can maintain their independence
and age in place. Since his hire, Director Johns has strived to
maintain and improve the programs and services that are available,
while creating additional avenues for service and program
growth. One of the newest installations Director Johns would like
to initiate this year is a Director’s column centered around the
public asking him agency related questions. The column, Ask
Director Orvell Johns, will begin in May and will provide answers
to some of your questions about issues relating to older adults.
This new initiative creates more transparency and allows for
the community to create deeper connections with our agency. If
you would like to send in a question, please do so by sending an
email to FCOA.Director@franklincountyohio.gov. We are looking
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Franklin County Board of Commissioners: Commissioner Kevin L. Boyce, President • Commissioner Marilyn Brown • Commissioner 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.
According to a 2020 report by the National Alliance for Caregiving
and AARP, the number of caregivers providing unpaid care has
increased by almost 10 million in the last five years. In the past year,
however, caregiving has proven to be harder amid the global
COVID-19 pandemic. About 21 percent of family caregivers report
their own health to be fair to poor. Prior to the pandemic, caregivers
struggled with both economic and emotional stress, although now,
with workplace closures, a decrease in social interactions, and
heightened health concerns, their stressors have increased dramatically.
In December 2020, Ohio reported over 114,000 older adults to have
contracted COVID-19. Studies have also shown that a large portion
of Ohio’s cases have come from the Franklin County area. While the
country is working on providing COVID-19 vaccinations to the
public, it will be several months before everyone who wants a vaccine
will receive one. Knowing this information, caregivers have
had to make the difficult decision to put their caregiving duties
ahead of their own personal health to ensure that their loved ones
have proper and safe care provided to them. However, there are safe
options available to give these Ohio caregivers a break.
The Franklin County Office on Aging (FCOA) collaborates with the
Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging (COAAA) to administer the
Caregiver Support Program. The program supports non-paid caregivers
of adults age 60 and older who have a demonstrated need for
home care assistance. The caregiver can be a relative or non-relative
over the age of 18 years old and does not have to reside with the
older adult. The program can assist with a variety of free short-term
services that include adult day services, caregiver counseling, durable
medical equipment, health maintenance supplies, and in-home
respite. The services are available regardless of the income or asset
levels of the caregiver or older adult. Residents of assisted living
facilities or homes that are already providing care for their residents
are not eligible to receive the services offered through the Caregiver
FCOA is putting safety at the forefront of everything they do.
During this pandemic, extensive safety measures have been added to
ensure that clients and community members remain safe as they
access and participate in programs and services, such as the Caregiver
Support Program. Caregiver relief, or respite care, is performed
by a trained individual who participates in continuous education
such as health and wellness, LGBTQ education, cultural diversity
training, and more, so they can assist in the care of the older adult.
Care can still be administered at the older adult’s home, and
essential caregiving services such as help with bathing or getting
around the house are still performed. For everyone’s protection, the
relief worker is required to wear either a mask or a face shield for the
entire duration of their time spent with the older adult. The relief
worker should also be performing daily health checks, such as
taking their temperatures, to ensure that they do not have any
symptoms of COVID-19. If a worker does feel ill, they will not be
going to a client’s home to administer caregiver relief. Additionally,
these workers adhere to the guidelines set out by the Center for
Disease Control, or CDC, and the Franklin County Public Health
office. As changes are made through these organizations, the FCOA
service providers for caregiver relief adapt to the new guidelines to
provide the best and safest care possible.
To enroll in the Caregiver Support Program and/or to learn more
about FCOA’s additional older adult services, please call Senior
Options at (614) 525-6200 Monday thru Friday from 9:00 a.m. to
PAGE 6 - MESSENGER - March 21, 2021
Back to every day school for Hamilton students
School return set for
By Linda Dillman
Hamilton Local Schools is re-opening
schools to all-day, every day instruction
beginning March 22, which is the beginning
of the final quarter of the 2020-21
school year and just a week before spring
Students will need to mask up, follow all
safety protocols and maintain a three-foot
distance from each other as much as possible.
The only exception is in the cafeteria
where social distancing is still six feet
because masks are removed on a regular
basis.Students riding the bus are required
to wear a mask, with the exception of preschool
All buses will be wiped down between
each route, fogged after all morning and
afternoon routes are complete and parents
are encouraged to transport their child to
school whenever possible.
According to district officials, and to the
greatest extent possible, students will be
spaced at least three feet apart.
Frequent handwashing and sanitizing
are encouraged throughout the day and
extensive cleaning will take place after
each school day.
The district is examining the use of
large areas, such as gyms and outdoor
spaces, to increase seating options for
lunch and will continue case investigation
and contract tracing of every student and
“Why not wait until next year?” asked
Superintendent Mark Tyler during a
March 9 video message to the Hamilton
community. “Obviously, we have the ability
to modify quarantine, but this gives us
back 22 days of in-person instruction,
which is significant.”
Tyler said administrators and staff will
have an opportunity to view the plan in
action for a solid week, recess for spring
break and have the option to make adjustments
if there any issues that need to be
addressed before returning to the classroom.
“Spring break feels like the last significant
hurdle,” said Tyler. “It is an opportunity
for congregate settings and an opportunity
to spread the virus.”
In looking at the numbers, Tyler said
approximately 75 percent of students will
be in buildings during the every day model,
but school capacity is able to tolerate a
much higher percentage.
“With 75 percent, we can maintain three
feet in our classrooms,” said Tyler. “Lunch
was the other big question. You take your
mask off when you eat so you have to be at
six feet. That was a little bit of a challenge
for us. We got creative with some spacing.
We’re using gymnasiums and others, but
we’re going to be able to spread out six
Tyler lauded the Hamilton community
for its action and response during the
COVID-19 outbreak and he is asking for
everyone to continue those practices
because the pandemic is not yet over.
“There’s still a lot of work to be done and
we’re going to have to be very vigilant,”
said Tyler, who said he has the option to
return to the hybrid model if the situation
gets worse. “The goal obviously is to stay in
the everyday model for the remainder of
the school year and we need your help to do
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Internet speed doubled
The village of Lockbourne received word
from Spectrum stating that the company
has doubled the starting download speed of
Spectrum Internet from 100 to 200 Mbps in
Lockbourne and surrounding communities.
The faster 200 Mbps speeds are available
now to new Spectrum Internet customers,
and the company will automatically
increase speeds for current residential customers
with Spectrum Internet packages in
the market. For customers who want even
faster speeds, Spectrum Internet Ultra
includes download speeds up to 400 Mbps,
while Spectrum Internet Gig offers a gigabit
connection to the customer’s home.
The Lockbourne Egg Hunt will be held
April 3 at 1 p.m. at the Historical Hall, 206
Vause St., Lockbourne. After the Egg
Hunt, the Easter Bunny will tour
Hamilton Township like he did last year.
Lockbourne Village Council meets the
second and fourth Mondays of each month
at 7 p.m. Council will meet in-person at
the Lockbourne Historical Hall at 206
Vause St., Lockbourne. The public may
join the meeting virtually through
Microsoft Teams. To join the meeting, go
to the village website at www.lockbourneohio.us
and click on the link to the meeting.
Donate to Lockbourne’s
The village of Lockbourne is fundraising
for its new Veterans Park! If you would
like your name in the park for perpetuity,
consider a donation to purchase one of the
military flag poles and flags.
The price for the flag package is
$650,and the Air Force, Coast Guard,
Marines, and Navy flags are needed. A
commemorative plaque will be placed on
the flagpole to show appreciation for the
For information, contact the village at
Obetz Farmers’ Market
The Obetz Farmers’ Market is accepting
2021 vendor applications. The market will
be held on the first Wednesday of the
month from June to August from 4-7 p.m.
Vendor space is free upon acceptance into
the market. For information call 614-491-
Youth rugby in Obetz
The Obetz Ogres youth rugby team will
be part of Rugby Ohio’s 11-team Capital
City Rugby Conference. Games will be
played in Memorial Park, 2050 Recreation
Trail, Obetz. Practices begin April 8. For
information visit obetz.oh.us.
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Train keeps a rollin’
Long trains of coal cars roll through
Obetz regularly on one of Obetz’s
many train tracks. This train was so
long it stretched from one side of
Obetz to the other.
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Practicing life saving
Hamilton Township firefighters participated in a search and
rescue three-day training exercise on March 11 at a house
owned by Obetz that was once part of cemetery operations.
The firefighters practiced rescuing models of an adult and a
child from the smoke-filled structure. Fire Chief Martin Hafey
said it is not often that firefighters can use an acquired structure
for training and the department takes full advantage of
the situation whenever possible. “The whole idea is to do as
much as we can to train so it becomes muscle memory,” said
Hafey. “When we got the call from the village, I had our training
officer (Rafe Britton) look at it.” Crews rotated in and out
of the building in addition to briefings at a fire station before
the multi-day exercise.
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