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<strong>June</strong> 16 - 29, <strong>2024</strong> www.columbusmessenger.com Vol. L, No. 23<br />

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<strong>Messenger</strong> photos by Dedra Cordle<br />

Children and adults who were looking<br />

for a good bit of fun in the sun came out<br />

to Westgate Park on <strong>June</strong> 9 for the fourth<br />

annual <strong>Westside</strong> Community Summer<br />

Bash. Hosted by the local non-profit<br />

organization A Step in the Right<br />

Direction, the event served as a<br />

resource center which linked families<br />

with health and wellness services<br />

throughout the region and also an entertainment<br />

hub that featured games, live<br />

entertainment and a free face painting<br />

station. Here, friends and community<br />

advocates (from left to right) La’Quisa<br />

Richardson, Kayla Davis, Annie Page,<br />

and Jacqueline Parks with her baby<br />

Apollo Valentine strapped in front,<br />

dance the afternoon away in front of the<br />

shelter house. Davis is the founder of A<br />

Step in the Right Direction. She said the<br />

organization started hosting the summer<br />

bash as a way to provide a safe and<br />

fun summertime event for families<br />

across the region.<br />

Below, Tavon Robinson, 1, is super excited<br />

to dig into this massive ball of cotton<br />

candy.<br />

To see more photos, visit columbusmessenger.com.<br />

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Rezoning plan<br />

paves way for<br />

new substation<br />

By Dedra Cordle<br />

Staff Writer<br />

A long-planned project to build a new<br />

public safety complex on the westside is<br />

one step closer to becoming a reality.<br />

The Greater Hilltop Area Commission<br />

approved a rezoning request at its meeting<br />

this month which allowed four acres of<br />

rural land on Sullivant Avenue, located<br />

between Townsend and Columbian<br />

avenues, to be changed to a commercial<br />

planned development district.<br />

The unanimous decision by the commission<br />

will pave the way for the construction<br />

of a new Columbus Division of Police substation<br />

for Precinct 19.<br />

“We welcome this substation wholeheartedly,”<br />

said commissioner Keith Neal.<br />

Having lived on the Hilltop for several<br />

decades, Neal said there is a growing need<br />

for a greater police presence in the community.<br />

“The drugs, the crime, the other illegal<br />

activities are increasing in our communities<br />

and it will be nice to have that extra<br />

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Inside<br />

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Pets of the Week ................. 10<br />

The Reel Deal ....................... 11<br />

New Face of SWCS<br />

South-Western School selects its new<br />

district superintendent Page 2<br />

Bean Dinner<br />

This year’s Hilltop Bean Dinner promises<br />

food, fun, history, and cars Page 7


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has chosen a new superintendent.<br />

At a special meeting held on <strong>June</strong> 8, the board unanimously<br />

agreed to hire Randy Banks to lead the district. He<br />

has been serving as the assistant superintendent of<br />

Worthington City Schools since 2015.<br />

Under the terms of the four-year contract that<br />

was approved at the meeting, Banks will start his<br />

new role at the district on Aug. 1, <strong>2024</strong>. He will<br />

receive an annual salary of $265,000 with the possibility<br />

of a 5 percent increase each year of his contract<br />

pending an excellent score on his annual evaluation.<br />

The board also approved a consulting agreement<br />

with Banks which will allow him to interact in the<br />

district. He will be paid a daily consulting rate of<br />

$1,019 between now and Aug. 1.<br />

In late May, the board announced that Banks<br />

and district Deputy Superintendent Dr. Jamie<br />

Lusher were the two finalists for the superintendent<br />

position. Board president Chris Boso called<br />

the choice between the two candidates one of the<br />

“toughest” choices the board has had to make thus<br />

far.<br />

“You cannot say anything bad about either one<br />

of those candidates,” said Boso. “They are outstanding<br />

individuals and dedicated educators and it was<br />

just such a tough choice for us to have to make.”<br />

Ultimately, Boso said Banks was selected to<br />

serve as the superintendent for his “innovative outlook,<br />

human resource expertise, and a vision” for<br />

the district that resonated with the board.<br />

Lusher plans to continue to serve as the deputy<br />

superintendent of the district. Boso said he looks<br />

forward to seeing Banks and Lusher work collaboratively.<br />

The two previously worked together at<br />

Worthington City Schools.<br />

“They will be a dynamic duo and they will really<br />

push the district forward to be the best it can be,”<br />

Boso said.<br />

A native of northeastern Ohio, Banks said he<br />

wanted to work in the field of education because of<br />

the positive impact teachers and administrators<br />

can have on their students and the community as a<br />

whole.<br />

“Growing up in a small area (Ashtabula<br />

County), I saw the impact a school administrator<br />

could have in the community and that was something<br />

that drew me to the profession,” he said.<br />

After graduating from Jefferson Area High<br />

School in 1990, he attended Mount Vernon<br />

Nazarene University where he majored in education.<br />

During his sophomore year, he and his girlfriend,<br />

Michelle (who would later become his wife)<br />

traveled to Wichita, Kansas under a federal grant<br />

to serve as tutors to inner-city students. There,<br />

they coordinated recreational activities and assisted<br />

in a gang prevention program.<br />

“It was just a fantastic cultural experience and<br />

enriching to be able to work with students that<br />

closely and with a diverse staff,” he said. “It was<br />

something very different from what we had ever<br />

experienced before.”<br />

He said his involvement in that program made<br />

him more determined to become an educator and<br />

make a difference in children’s lives.<br />

After receiving his bachelor of arts in education<br />

in 1994, he began his teaching career at Gahanna-<br />

Jefferson Schools where he taught eighth grade<br />

social students and sixth grade math and science.<br />

He also coached the boys basketball team at<br />

Gahanna Middle School West, Gahanna Middle<br />

School South and track at Gahanna Middle School<br />

South.<br />

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Randy Banks<br />

A year after receiving his master of educational administration<br />

from Ohio State University, he joined South-<br />

Western City Schools as the assistant principal at Norton<br />

Middle School in 1998. He served in that role for two years<br />

until he was named the principal at Brookpark Middle<br />

School (currently Beulah Park Middle School).<br />

Four years later, Banks was named as the personnel<br />

director of certified staff. He served in that role until 2006<br />

when he was placed as the principal of Finland Middle<br />

School after a failed levy. He was the principal of the middle<br />

school for six months and then transferred back to his<br />

position of personnel director of certified staff until 2011.<br />

For the past 13 years, Banks has been an employee at<br />

Worthington City Schools, serving as the human resource<br />

director and then the assistant superintendent. He said he<br />

looks forward to coming back to South-Western City<br />

Schools.<br />

“I am very excited to be back,” said Banks. “I have<br />

always loved the people here. There has always been a<br />

group of committed employees here that have always<br />

worked really hard to meet the students’ needs and I think<br />

oftentimes their efforts go unnoticed. I was drawn to come<br />

back and work with that level of commitment.”<br />

He said his initial goals as the new superintendent is to<br />

“get out there and connect with people.”<br />

“There are a lot of new faces since I’ve left and I want to<br />

learn and understand how the district works and really<br />

connect to the people who are out there doing the work.”<br />

He added that he wants to be a superintendent who is<br />

“present and available” to all of the students, staff and<br />

members of the community.<br />

“It’s important that all of our small communities within<br />

this large district feel included in the entire purpose and<br />

mission of the school district,” said Banks. “That is one of<br />

my goals — to be out there in all corners of the district and<br />

make sure they all feel seen and heard and that our staff<br />

and students there feel valued.”


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in the first Andy Chapman March for the Missing event, which took place on <strong>June</strong><br />

8 in the Hilltop.<br />

March for the Missing<br />

By Sarah Huffman<br />

Staff Writer<br />

According to the Attorney General’s<br />

Office, there are currently 1,200 missing<br />

people in Ohio.<br />

The families of these missing individuals<br />

search for years, oftentimes without<br />

any clues along the way.<br />

Judy Rafferty said her son, Andy<br />

Chapman, went missing 18 years ago. He<br />

was last seen on the westside of Columbus.<br />

Chapman’s family organized the first<br />

Andy Chapman March for the Missing on<br />

<strong>June</strong> 8, which led participants through the<br />

Hilltop neighborhood where Andy was last<br />

seen. Rafferty created a community for fellow<br />

grieving families and invited them to<br />

participate in the march.<br />

Rafferty said this is a “club nobody<br />

wants to belong to,” but together they form<br />

a group where the relatability of grief provides<br />

strength to their individual searches.<br />

Families with missing loved ones filled<br />

the sidewalks of the Hilltop with the hope<br />

that each step would bring them closer to<br />

reuniting with lost family. Following the<br />

march, the group spent time connecting<br />

over lunch in a space provided by Hillcrest<br />

Baptist Church.<br />

“It does not matter what got them into<br />

this position,” said Rafferty. “They are<br />

human beings and we will never give up<br />

looking for them.”<br />

Aimee Chapman, who is Andy<br />

Chapman’s sister, said her brother loved<br />

his young son, who was 3 at the time of his<br />

father’s disappearance. She said Andy was<br />

also a devoted fan of the Detroit Lions and<br />

was always eager to show up to the family<br />

barbecues.<br />

There is a $4,800 reward for his finding.<br />

Danny Fout went missing from the<br />

westside of Columbus in 2019 and left<br />

behind four daughters, some of whom have<br />

since had children of their own. His daughter,<br />

Kaitlyn Fout, said once a month they<br />

put up posters around town in the hopes<br />

that someone will recognize him and come<br />

forward with information on his whereabouts.<br />

“I truly believe he would give the shirt<br />

off of his back to anybody,” said Fout.<br />

She said she misses the way her father<br />

would dance to the music that seemed to<br />

follow him wherever he went.<br />

John Sigman’s absence is the most<br />

recent of the three missing men represented<br />

during the event. On May 11, he was<br />

seen driving away from his home in Lore<br />

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daughter, Shannon West.<br />

“He is truly the best person I know,”<br />

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She fears his willingness to help anyone<br />

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around the lake near his home and having<br />

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File photo by Dedra Cordle<br />

Celebrating<br />

Independence Day<br />

The Westland Area Business Association’s<br />

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and Celebration travels down<br />

West Broad Street on <strong>June</strong> 29. Starting<br />

at 9 a.m., for close to an hour, those in<br />

attendance are treated to the sounds of<br />

high school marching bands and all of<br />

the free candy that they can handle<br />

courtesy of the dozens of businesses<br />

and civic associations that participate<br />

in the beloved tradition on the city’s<br />

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SUBSTATION<br />

Continued from page 1<br />

set of eyes in our neighborhood,” he said.<br />

Neal also added that he believes having a new police<br />

station at this location will have a positive impact on relations<br />

between local youth and law enforcement officers.<br />

“A part of this new substation will be a community<br />

space,” he said. “I think by having that community space<br />

(as an element of the project) there, it will serve as a great<br />

outreach program and really help with that connection<br />

with our youth because there is a void there.”<br />

“We need to have that void filled and with them reaching<br />

out to the community, there will be, I believe, a growth<br />

in trust and the bridging of that gap between officers and<br />

the community.”<br />

According to city planners and architects working on<br />

the project, the existing open space at the Sullivant<br />

Avenue plot will be transformed into a two-story, 13,500<br />

square-foot police substation.<br />

The primary function of the substation will be to house<br />

offices and support spaces for Precinct 19. They are currently<br />

located at 2070 Sullivant Ave. in a building that is<br />

more than 50 years old.<br />

Another major portion of the safety complex — which<br />

will have the address of 1860 Sullivant Ave. when operational<br />

— will provide support spaces for the community.<br />

“We are going to have a large lobby and lecture hall<br />

(that will be able to hold 45 people for meetings and lectures),”<br />

said Christina Sabula, a project architect at BBCO<br />

Design. “A really major design intent of this facility was to<br />

create a welcoming, open, and inviting space for both police<br />

and community members alike.”<br />

The interior of the lobby will feature several historical<br />

artifacts from the Hilltop’s history, including trusses salvaged<br />

from the 1990 demolition of the Central Ohio<br />

Psychiatric Hospital. They will serve a decorative purpose<br />

Westgate Farmers Market<br />

The Westgate Farmers Market will be held the first<br />

and third Saturday of each month through October<br />

from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the West Gate Lodge lawn,<br />

2925 West Broad St. in Columbus. For more information,<br />

visit westgatefarmersmarket.com.<br />

around the westside<br />

only; it will not be a structural fixture.<br />

The exterior of the police substation will feature a large<br />

public plaza. Sabula said the vision is to create “something<br />

really beautiful” that is well-lit and inviting for the community.<br />

“There’s going to be lots of natural planting, benches, lit<br />

bollards, and a drinking fountain that will be added to the<br />

public plaza,” she said. The latter feature was a recommendation<br />

from commissioner and zoning committee co-chair<br />

Rachel Wenning, who said she wanted the community to<br />

be able to have access to water 24/7.<br />

The site plan that was shared at the commission meeting<br />

showed two vehicular access points, one for public vehicles<br />

and another for police vehicles and personal vehicles<br />

of employees. The former will have 27 available spaces<br />

while the latter will have 72. Both will have several spaces<br />

for accessible vehicles and electric charging ports. The<br />

police vehicles and the employee parking area will be<br />

secured and located behind the building.<br />

The vehicular access points will be on Sullivant Avenue;<br />

Sabula said the planners for the project asked the state to<br />

grant an access easement on Townsend Avenue but that<br />

request was denied.<br />

Other exterior additions to the new police station<br />

include a detention area in the back, and natural<br />

buffers for the surrounding residences.<br />

Since project planners were asking the commission<br />

to rezone the four-acre rural space to a commercial<br />

planned development district, the site<br />

plans will not change.<br />

“All of what you see on the plan is what is going<br />

to be built,” said Wenning.<br />

City project manager Michael Jones believes the<br />

groundbreaking for the new substation will take<br />

Columbus Senior Resource Fair<br />

The Columbus Senior Resource Fair will be held<br />

from 12 to 2 p.m. <strong>June</strong> 27 at the Hilltop YMCA, 2879<br />

Valleyview Drive. For more information or to RSVP,<br />

call 614-365-0616.<br />

place later this year. It is estimated that the project will<br />

take 15 months to complete.<br />

According to Melanie Crabill, the director of media relations<br />

for the city, the revised construction estimate from<br />

the Office of Construction Management is $12.5 million.<br />

However, that cost could rise since the project has “not yet<br />

completed full design and there will not be a confirmed<br />

construction cost until the construction bid is solicited by<br />

the city later this year.”<br />

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther announced plans to<br />

build a new police substation on Sullivant Avenue in 2021.<br />

Like the commissioners, he believes having this new police<br />

substation in the community could lessen criminal activity<br />

in the area and “help forge friendships and understanding”<br />

between police and the residents.<br />

“When complete, the new substation will provide stateof-the-art<br />

facilities and equipment for our officers, empowering<br />

them with the best available tools and resources to<br />

fight crime in this neighborhood and beyond,” he wrote in<br />

a statement. “The substation will also include public<br />

amenities like meeting spaces to help forge friendships<br />

and understanding with individuals and families in the<br />

Hilltop.”<br />

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Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein’s<br />

office, in coordination with the Division of<br />

Police, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office,<br />

and code enforcement, obtained a court<br />

order to shut down a Hilltop-area property<br />

known for violent crime and drug activity.<br />

Criminals had been using the vacant property<br />

belonging to a deceased individual to<br />

sell drugs for a number of months.<br />

Columbus police executed an order to<br />

board up the property located at 91 Orel<br />

Ave. on <strong>June</strong> 4.<br />

“Concerned neighbors saw a problem,<br />

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City attorney shuts down Hilltop house known for violent crime<br />

Fish Fry and Cruise-In<br />

The Prairie Township Fire Department<br />

will host its annual Fish Fry <strong>June</strong> 28-29 at<br />

Fire Station 241, 123 Inah Ave.<br />

Firefighters will fry approximately<br />

around the westside<br />

2,000 pounds of ocean perch. They also<br />

serve hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans,<br />

coleslaw, fries, pies, cakes and soft drinks.<br />

On <strong>June</strong> 28, will be the 23rd annual<br />

Firefighter’s Cruise-In. Registration is<br />

from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The entry fee is $10.<br />

stepped up to report it, and now there’s one<br />

less drug house pouring deadly narcotics<br />

into our streets,” said Klein. “I’m thankful<br />

for the work of code enforcement, the<br />

Division of Police and the Sheriff’s Office<br />

who worked closely with the property<br />

action team to bring a case to get this violent<br />

drug house shut down. It’s a significant<br />

win for the neighborhood and area<br />

residents who want nothing more than a<br />

safe place to live and raise their families.”<br />

According to court documents, police<br />

were called to the property at least a dozen<br />

times from 2021-2022, and beginning in<br />

2023, the property became increasingly violent<br />

and tied to drug activity, including<br />

officers responding to three reports of shots<br />

fired from March to May <strong>2024</strong>.<br />

In January 2023, police arrested a wanted<br />

person at the premises. Later that same<br />

month, police were dispatched on report of<br />

an assault on the property.<br />

In September 2023, Columbus police<br />

received a call reporting a fight in the<br />

immediate vicinity of the home. Later that<br />

fall, a woman told police that another individual<br />

assaulted her at the premises as an<br />

act of retaliation for a prior police run to<br />

the assailant’s home. Witnesses of the incident<br />

also reported that illegal narcotics<br />

were being sold from the home.<br />

Court documents indicate a number of<br />

arrests of known criminals at the premises<br />

since 2023, including the October 2023<br />

arrest of an individual with an outstanding<br />

warrant for theft and a December 2023<br />

arrest of an individual running from a<br />

stolen vehicle. Also in December 2023, officers<br />

responded to a report that an individual<br />

was being held in the basement of the<br />

premises. Officers found the man bleeding<br />

from the head, where he reported to have<br />

been beaten and held in the basement.<br />

On March 31, <strong>2024</strong>, a caller reported<br />

one gunshot at the premises. Another<br />

report of seven to 10 gunshots were reported<br />

in mid-April <strong>2024</strong>, and a third incidence<br />

of shots fired at the premises was made in<br />

the first week of May.<br />

During the course of the April <strong>2024</strong><br />

investigation into the shots fired at the<br />

property, officers were told that the property<br />

was an active drug house. In the following<br />

days, the Franklin County Sheriff’s<br />

Office surveilled the premises on multiple<br />

occasions, noting heavy foot traffic at the<br />

residence in a manner indicative of narcotics<br />

sales. County deputies intercepted<br />

one individual as he left the premises on<br />

foot, where the individual indicated they<br />

had purchased and used methamphetamine<br />

inside the house.<br />

In addition to violence and drug-related<br />

crimes at the property, city code enforcement<br />

noted a number of violations in and<br />

around the home, including individuals<br />

residing in tents or other temporary<br />

dwellings on site.<br />

“Thanks to Code Enforcement, CPD, the<br />

Sheriff’s Office and concerned neighbors,<br />

the Property Action Team was able to build<br />

a case and get this violent drug house shut<br />

down. The Hilltop is safer because our<br />

partners and the community worked<br />

together to leverage the tools we have to<br />

make a difference,” said Property Action<br />

Team Attorney Rob Doersam.<br />

The first 100 registered vehicles will<br />

receive a free dash plaque. All years,<br />

makes, models are welcome. The rain date<br />

is <strong>June</strong> 29.<br />

For more information on the events,<br />

visit prairietownship.org.<br />

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We do not offer every plan available in your area. Currently we<br />

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Enjoy the <strong>2024</strong> Hilltop Bean Dinner!<br />

From these local businesses<br />

SATURDAY, JUNE 22, <strong>2024</strong> - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM<br />

Westgate Park<br />

Hilltop tradition that dates back to the Civil War<br />

By Christine Bryant<br />

Staff Writer<br />

The beloved tradition that promises<br />

gathering as a community over a<br />

hearty dish of beans will once again return<br />

to Westgate Park this month.<br />

The <strong>2024</strong> Hilltop Bean Dinner will<br />

take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., <strong>June</strong><br />

22 at Westgate Park, 455 S. Westgate<br />

Ave., Columbus.<br />

The one-day festival will include<br />

music, a variety of food including the<br />

event’s famous “secret recipe beans,”<br />

arts and craft vendors, and a car show.<br />

The bean dinner’s roots date back<br />

all the way to the Civil War when the<br />

area now known as Westgate Park<br />

used to be a Civil War prison camp<br />

called Camp Chase. According to the<br />

Hilltop Business Association, imprisoned<br />

Confederate soldiers were fed a<br />

ration of beans twice a day.<br />

Over the years, the local connection<br />

to bean dinners has evolved, with war<br />

veterans reuniting over beans and coffee,<br />

as well as politicians greeting voters<br />

at local bean dinner events.<br />

In fact, one of the event’s organizers<br />

and volunteers, Mike Shifflet, says<br />

this year’s event will include an opportunity<br />

to meet candidates running for<br />

political office this fall - carrying on<br />

the tradition of community engagement<br />

that has long been a hallmark of<br />

these gatherings.<br />

“State representatives will be there<br />

since it’s an election year, so there will<br />

be opportunities to that effect on the<br />

bean dinner side of the park,” Shifflet<br />

said.<br />

A popular draw to the festival itself,<br />

the car show portion of the bean dinner<br />

welcomes all makes and models of<br />

cars, trucks or motorcycles. Registration<br />

for the event is same day beginning<br />

at 8 a.m. The cost to enter the<br />

field is $15. To register, participants<br />

must head to the registration table<br />

near the trees and DJ. Registration<br />

will stop at noon, with judging beginning<br />

shortly after.<br />

“The first 100 cars will get dash<br />

plaques,” Shifflet said. “We’ll also have<br />

50 trophies that will be awarded for<br />

the entrants in the car show - 25<br />

places and 25 best of’s.”<br />

Shifflet says he expects judging and<br />

trophy distribution to finish by 3 to 4<br />

p.m. The car show will also include<br />

door prizes and a 50/50 drawing. Proceeds<br />

from the car show will go toward<br />

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.<br />

A new DJ this year will provide<br />

music at the car show, while live music<br />

will entertain from the festival stage.<br />

“There will be music at both ends of<br />

the field,” Shifflet said.<br />

Larry Titus, who is overseeing the<br />

entertainment at the bean dinner this<br />

year, says visitors can expect a packed<br />

day of music.<br />

“We have a couple of great bands<br />

that feature West High alumni,” he<br />

said.<br />

The day begins with Driving Guitars<br />

- former members of the Danger<br />

Brothers - performing from 10:30 a.m.<br />

to 1 p.m.<br />

“The next band is called The Phantoms<br />

- former members of Black<br />

Leather touch - who will take the stage<br />

from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.,” Titus said. “We<br />

were able to provide this talent with<br />

no proceeds taken away from the bean<br />

dinner thanks to our generous stage<br />

sponsors.”<br />

There is no cost to attend the Hilltop<br />

Bean Dinner. For more information,<br />

go to hilltopusa.org or hilltop<br />

businessassociation.org. For more information<br />

about the car show, contact<br />

Shifflet at (614) 966-2703.<br />

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EVENTS<br />

around the westside<br />

<strong>Westside</strong> Revival<br />

Basketball Tournament<br />

The Columbus Wizards, a men’s professional<br />

basketball team in the American<br />

Basketball League, will be hosting the<br />

<strong>Westside</strong> Revival on Saturday, July 20 at<br />

the J. Ashburn Boys & Girls Club. The<br />

Columbus Wizards host this men’s basketball<br />

tournament with the intention to bring<br />

the community out to a safe and fun event.<br />

The games kick off at 10 a.m. with the final<br />

game around 7 p.m. The event will also feature<br />

bounce houses, a DJ, and other activities.<br />

Prairie Twp. Farmer’s Market<br />

The Prairie Township Farmer’s Market<br />

will kick off <strong>June</strong> 24 from 4 to 7 p.m. and<br />

will run every Monday through Aug. 19.<br />

The market accepts SNAP and WIC. The<br />

farmer’s market will be held at the Prairie<br />

Township Community Center, 5955 West<br />

Broad St. in Galloway. Call 614-982-2126<br />

for more information or visit prairietownship.org.<br />

Concerts in the Park<br />

Prairie Township will host Concerts in<br />

the Park. These free concerts will run from<br />

6 to 8 p.m. at the township’s sports complex,<br />

1503 Galloway Road. On <strong>June</strong> 15,<br />

Mother Hubbard will perform. Tim Castle<br />

will take the stage on July 20, and Avec<br />

Amour will perform on Aug. 10. For additional<br />

information, visit<br />

prairietownship.org.<br />

Free summer meals<br />

at Hilltop Branch library<br />

Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML)<br />

has partnered with Children’s Hunger<br />

Alliance to provide students 18 and<br />

younger with free meals this summer at 17<br />

CML locations. The Hilltop Branch, located<br />

at 511 S. Hague Ave. in Columbus, will<br />

offer free student meals Monday through<br />

Saturday from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. and<br />

from 3:15 to 3:45 p.m. Visit<br />

fns.usda.gov/meals4kids for a map of other<br />

food locations.<br />

13TH ANNUAL<br />

FRIDAY & SATURDAY JULY 26 - 27<br />

HISTORIC DOWNTOWN CANAL WINCHESTER<br />

Smokin’ Blues,<br />

within the D.O.R.A. District<br />

(Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area)<br />

FRIDAY 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm<br />

SATURDAY Noon - 11:00 pm<br />

Sizzlin’ Hot Ribs<br />

& So Much More!<br />

2 STAGES!!!<br />

Free Admission<br />

Kids Zone!<br />

Dozens of Food Vendors!<br />

Beer Garden & Dining Tent!<br />

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The American Pickers will return to Ohio. They plan to film<br />

episodes of The History Channel hit television series throughout<br />

the state in August <strong>2024</strong>.<br />

American Pickers is a documentary series that explores the<br />

world of antique “picking” on The History Channel. The show follows<br />

skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for America’s<br />

most valuable antiques.<br />

They are always excited to find historically significant or rare<br />

items, in addition to unforgettable characters and their collections.<br />

As they hit the back roads from coast-to-coast, the Pickers are<br />

on a mission to recycle and rescue forgotten relics. Along the way,<br />

they want to meet characters with amazing stories and fun items.<br />

They hope to give historically significant objects a new lease on life<br />

while learning a thing or two about America’s past along the way.<br />

The Pickers have seen a lot of rusty gold over the years and are<br />

always looking to discover something they’ve never seen before.<br />

The American Pickers TV Show is looking for leads and would<br />

like to explore your hidden treasure. If you or someone you know<br />

has a unique item, story to tell, and is ready to sell, the show<br />

would like to hear from you.<br />

The Pickers do not pick stores, flea markets, malls, auction<br />

businesses, museums, or anything open to the public.<br />

If interested, please send your name, phone number, location,<br />

and description of the collection with photos to: americanpickers@cineflix.com<br />

or call (646) 493-2184.<br />

EVENTS<br />

The American Pickers will return to Ohio this summer<br />

The American Pickers will film episodes of The History Channel television series throughout the state of<br />

Ohio this summer and are looking for unique items to feature on the show.<br />

LANCASTER A FESTIVAL<br />

40th Anniversary Se<br />

ason<br />

<strong>2024</strong><br />

July 20<br />

with the<br />

Lancaster Festival Orchestra<br />

July 27<br />

July 18–27, <strong>2024</strong><br />

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Story of a Bill, Part IV<br />

and Update on Getting<br />

President Biden on the<br />

November Ballot<br />

In previous communications with you, I have<br />

chronicled the journey of House Bill 364, a measure<br />

to allow the noncommercial distribution of<br />

milkweed seeds to promote monarch butterfly<br />

population growth, in its quest to be enacted<br />

into law. You may recall that the bill was referred<br />

to the House Agriculture Committee. Sponsor<br />

testimony, proponent testimony, and opponent<br />

testimony (of which there was none) was completed<br />

across two committee meetings.<br />

The measure was scheduled for a committee<br />

vote on May 6. Unfortunately, that vote was delayed<br />

due to a reorganization of the leadership<br />

of the committee. Don Jones, from Freeport in<br />

Harrison County, now serves as chair. He<br />

rescheduled the vote for May 20. It passed<br />

through the committee unanimously, 11 to 0.<br />

The bill is scheduled for a vote by the entire<br />

House on <strong>June</strong> 12. I will explain the measure to<br />

my Republican colleagues at our issues caucus<br />

the day prior, then will advocate for it on the<br />

House floor at Session before the vote. I am<br />

hopeful for a positive vote at that time. Assuming<br />

success, the bill then proceeds to the Senate<br />

for its consideration.<br />

As I wrote in my last column, I sponsored House<br />

Bill 2, a simple four-sentence, 26-line proposal to<br />

change the deadline for a major political party to<br />

name its presidential and vice presidential candidates<br />

to 65 days from 90 in <strong>2024</strong> during the<br />

Legislature’s Special Session called by Governor<br />

DeWine the week after Memorial Day. In the<br />

compressed timeframe, I filed the bill with the<br />

House Clerk’s Office on Tuesday morning that<br />

week at 8:00. At 10:00, I attended the meeting of<br />

the House Government Oversight Committee to<br />

provide sponsor testimony. The next day I was<br />

appointed to fill a temporary vacancy on the<br />

committee and was seated in time to hear proponent<br />

and opponent testimony. We voted it<br />

out of committee unanimously the following<br />

morning. It passed the House 63 to 31 later that<br />

day, with majorities from both parties voting in<br />

favor of it. The Senate then passed it 30 to 1 on<br />

Friday and the Governor signed it on Sunday,<br />

<strong>June</strong> 2.<br />

A few days later, I was invited to the Governor’s<br />

Office for the ceremonial signing of the bill.<br />

There Governor DeWine thanked me for sponsoring<br />

the bill that essentially assures that President<br />

Biden will appear on our November<br />

election ballot. He provided me a framed copy<br />

of the bill with the signatures of House Speaker<br />

Jason Stephens, Senate President Matt Huffman,<br />

and the Governor, along with the actual pen with<br />

which he signed it.<br />

(Dave Dobos represents the 10th District in the<br />

Ohio House of Representatives, which consists of<br />

parts of West, Southwest, and South Columbus,<br />

Grove City, Urbancrest, and portions of Franklin<br />

and Jackson Townships. He reports regularly on his<br />

activities in this position and his campaign has paid<br />

for this communication with you.)<br />

Paid Advertisement<br />

around the westside<br />

Breakfast at the Lodge<br />

to benefit Special Olympics<br />

The West Gate Masonic Lodge #623 is<br />

preparing breakfast once a month to benefit<br />

the Special Olympics. The public is<br />

invited to have breakfast the second<br />

Saturday of each month at 2925 West<br />

Broad St. Adults eat for a donation of $7<br />

and kids can have a meal for $3. Serving is<br />

from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information,<br />

email westgate623@gmail.com.<br />

Wellness and foot care<br />

for senior citizens<br />

LifeCare Alliance provides a nurse at<br />

the Prairie Township Community Center<br />

weekly to provide free foot care and other<br />

WESTGATE UNITED<br />

METHODIST CHURCH<br />

61 S. Powell Ave., Columbus,OH 43204<br />

Let’s Worship Together!<br />

Worship Service - 9:00 a.m.<br />

Sunday School - 10:00 a.m.<br />

Join us on Facebook<br />

for live online worship<br />

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614-274-4271<br />

APOSTOLIC<br />

GOSPEL CHURCH<br />

Discover Hope and Find Purpose<br />

All is welcome at the<br />

Apostolic Gospel Church<br />

153 E. Pearl St., West Jefferson, Ohio 43162<br />

330-240-7599 (Pastor Cell)<br />

PASTOR CHRIS WERNER<br />

Sunday Service 10:00 a.m.<br />

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wellness services. To schedule an appointment<br />

or for more information, contact the<br />

wellness office at 614-437-2878.<br />

Battery recycling at<br />

Westland Library<br />

The Westland Area Library will host a<br />

battery recycling event from 10 a.m. to 12<br />

p.m. <strong>June</strong> 15 at 4740 W. Broad St.<br />

Participants can drop off any type of battery<br />

except vehicle batteries. This includes<br />

disposable and rechargeable batteries, cell<br />

phone batteries, and packs from power<br />

tools. The Recycling guy will also be on<br />

hand to take items not accepted by<br />

Rumpke recycling. The library has a list of<br />

those items. For more information, call<br />

614-878-1301.<br />

GALLOWAY<br />

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH<br />

6191 Hall Road<br />

Galloway, OH 43119<br />

(614) 878-5015<br />

Worship @10:45 a.m.<br />

Where every single one of<br />

God's children is welcome!<br />

GLENWOOD UM CHURCH<br />

2833 Valleyview Dr.<br />

(Corner of Valleyview & Hague Ave.)<br />

(614) 274-8469<br />

Rev. Dr. Kevin Orr<br />

Join us for In-Person<br />

Sunday Worship at 10:45 a.m. or<br />

Join us for Online Worship at<br />

Glenwood UMC YouTube<br />

http://www.thegumc.org<br />

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Pets of the Week<br />

Butterscotch, 2,<br />

was rescued from<br />

the streets. He is<br />

now a purr-fect<br />

blend of charm and<br />

mischief. Butterscotch<br />

is the master<br />

of fun, with a<br />

sweet tooth for<br />

adventure and a<br />

sprinkle of mischief to keep things interesting.<br />

Whether he is chasing shadows or<br />

curling up in your lap for a cozy snooze,<br />

he’ll whisk you away on a whirlwind of<br />

whimsy and delight. Adopt him from<br />

Colony Cats.<br />

FYI: colonycats.org<br />

Conrad is a 1-yearold<br />

boy with gorgeous<br />

gold eyes.<br />

He loves to party<br />

and loves to play.<br />

He enjoys treats<br />

and cuddling. This<br />

gentle boy would<br />

like to find his forever<br />

home and would<br />

prefer to live with his brother, Conley. He<br />

is up to date on his vaccines and is available<br />

for adoption through Friends for Life<br />

Animal Haven.<br />

FYI: fflah.org<br />

Conley is a sweet<br />

1-year-old boy. He<br />

is very friendly and<br />

lovable. Conley and<br />

his brother, Conrad<br />

love to play and<br />

would love to go to<br />

their new home<br />

together, but would<br />

also be okay on<br />

their own. Both<br />

boys are up for<br />

adoption through Friends for Life Animal<br />

Haven.<br />

FYI: fflah.org<br />

Phil is an awesome<br />

dog who needs an<br />

active home where<br />

he not only can run<br />

and play, but also<br />

receive structure<br />

with boundaries<br />

enforced. Phil is a<br />

Velcro dog, and is<br />

truly just looking for<br />

love, and trying to<br />

be as close as<br />

humanly possible to his people. He<br />

enjoys walks around the neighborhood,<br />

lounging on the couch, and staring out<br />

the window. Phil loves going on adventures,<br />

and does great in the car too. He is<br />

up for adoption through the Franklin<br />

County shelter.<br />

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WESTSIDE MESSENGER - <strong>June</strong> 16, <strong>2024</strong> PAGE 11<br />

Powell slays in performance as a “Hit Man”<br />

It seems as if movies about professional<br />

killers come out at least once a month now,<br />

but the greatest film you will ever see featuring<br />

these dangerous beings was<br />

released in the theaters 27 years ago.<br />

Starring John Cusack as a hit man who<br />

visits his hometown for the 10-year high<br />

school reunion, causing accidental mischief<br />

and mayhem during his brief stay, “Grosse<br />

Pointe Blank” was a highly entertaining<br />

and shrewd mix of action, dark comedy,<br />

existentialism, and romance.<br />

Although heavily promoted, the 1997<br />

film grossed $6 million the opening weekend<br />

and only amassed $28 million throughout<br />

the duration of its theatrical run.<br />

Widely considered to be a flop, it did not<br />

become a true cult classic in the ensuing<br />

decades but it has earned a loyal and vocal<br />

following from those who appreciate the<br />

off-beat and most forgotten treasure.<br />

Since I do not know him personally, I<br />

cannot say for certain that acclaimed<br />

writer and director Richard Linklater is a<br />

loyal and vocal fan of “Grosse Pointe<br />

Blank”, but based upon his new comedic<br />

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script filled with conversations and observations<br />

on the meaning of life and human<br />

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pumping and the brain moving.<br />

The biggest difference between the two<br />

killer dark comedies is that “Hit Man” is<br />

much lighter than its spiritual sister. In<br />

fact, there is hardly any violence at all in<br />

this movie. But why is a movie about a professional<br />

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might wonder. Well, that is because the<br />

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who want to get rid of a spouse, coworker,<br />

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and play on the professional assassin trope,<br />

and it’s one that is actually based on a real<br />

person named Gary Johnson.<br />

In 2001, Gary Johnson gained some<br />

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area when journalist Skip Hollandsworth<br />

wrote a longform article about his unusual<br />

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the mild mannered and unassuming college<br />

psychology and philosophy professor<br />

worked with the local police department,<br />

donning disguises and meeting up with<br />

those who wanted to put a hit out on people<br />

they knew. He was so good at acting as<br />

these hit men characters (they changed<br />

depending on the client) that a local detective<br />

called him the “Laurence Olivier” of<br />

murder-for-hire investigations.<br />

If you ever get a chance to read the article,<br />

please do. You can tell how much<br />

Hollandsworth loved the assignment and<br />

the subject, and you can also see why<br />

Richard Linklater wanted to turn<br />

Johnson’s story into a feature film.<br />

Although it is a very, very loose retelling,<br />

it’s filled with respect and admiration for<br />

that quiet, cat-loving, backyard bird feeding<br />

man who just wanted to put his fascination<br />

with the human mind to good use.<br />

In the movie, Gary Johnson is played by<br />

Glen Powell, a far cry from the definition of<br />

unassuming. While the makeup and costume<br />

department tries to downgrade his<br />

innate beauty with glasses, slightly greasy<br />

hair, a wrinkled polo shirt, loose-fitting<br />

knee length denim jeans, and a brown belt<br />

that flaps uselessly in the air, it’s hard to<br />

put aside the fact that his character is<br />

coded as a dork. But Powell, who shares<br />

writing credits with Linklater, inhabits the<br />

body language of someone who is slightly<br />

uncomfortable in his own skin, making it<br />

much easier to buy into his character’s<br />

awkwardness.<br />

When we first meet Gary, the adjunct<br />

professor of psychology and philosophy is<br />

leading a lecture about the meaning of life.<br />

Though well-intentioned with his encouragement<br />

for the students to “seize their<br />

passions,” they look at him with something<br />

akin to pity with one even whispering loudly<br />

about not taking life advice from someone<br />

who drives a Honda.<br />

Outside of his day job at the community<br />

college in New Orleans, Gary is a committed<br />

parent to his two cats, Id and Ego, and<br />

an avid bird watcher at the parks. When he<br />

is not doing those three things, he helps the<br />

local police department run their electronic<br />

equipment for their sting operations. This<br />

is how he becomes “the greatest contract<br />

killer in the southwest region.”<br />

After the lead member of the undercover<br />

sting operation (Austin Amelio) is suspended<br />

for 120 days, Gary is asked to fill in<br />

because their would-be murderous client<br />

has finally come up with the money and is<br />

ready to meet to discuss the elimination of<br />

their coworker. At first, Gary is a little fidgety<br />

as he “works out the murder details”<br />

with their soon-to-be-jailed client. But<br />

slowly he starts to take to the role, factually<br />

laying out how he would dispose of the<br />

body across the state in order to put his<br />

client at ease.<br />

Shocked by how good of an actor he was<br />

— and by how adept he was at making the<br />

client say he wanted to pay to have his<br />

competition killed — the undercover team<br />

asks Gary to be their lead contract killer<br />

for the duration of Jasper’s suspension.<br />

Over the course of each meeting with a new<br />

murderous client, you can see how this role<br />

is reinvigorating Gary. With each costume<br />

he dons, with each character he develops,<br />

with each would-be-accessory to murder he<br />

helps lock up, his confidence in himself and<br />

in his life starts to grow.<br />

But when he dons the persona of “Ron,”<br />

a slick tough guy, for potential client<br />

Madison (Adria Arjona), things start to go<br />

sideways. Unlike most of the people Gary<br />

encounters undercover, the pretty, young<br />

and scared woman isn’t seeking a payday<br />

or revenge — she just wants out from under<br />

her husband’s abusive thumb. Instead of<br />

baiting her into a confession, Ron tells her<br />

to keep the money she has offered and to<br />

herself a new life.<br />

When she gets that life, however, she<br />

begins texting “Ron,” and Gary responds.<br />

Soon enough, Madison and Ron are in a<br />

full-blown affair, one dating someone she<br />

doesn’t truly know, and the other dating<br />

someone that tried to have someone killed.<br />

It’s a tangled web they weave, and with<br />

their chemistry it is so much fun to watch<br />

them get caught up in it.<br />

Like much of Linklater’s filmography,<br />

there is a whole thread in “Hit Man” about<br />

identify, self-perception, outward projection<br />

and perception, and change that is<br />

utterly fascinating, picking at the threads<br />

Hollandsworth brought up in his article<br />

about Gary’s ability to compartmentalize<br />

and his desire to understand how the brain<br />

works in all situations. It’s as interesting to<br />

watch it play out on the screen as it is to<br />

read in the pages of Texas Monthly, and<br />

that is a testament to how good this movie<br />

is.<br />

“Hit Man” isn’t without its faults, of<br />

course, but overall this is a very entertaining<br />

film. There are some big ideas contained<br />

within this occasionally bonkers<br />

crime caper, the romance within is both<br />

sweet and sour, and Powell proves that he<br />

can be a great leading man. It looks like he<br />

is having the time of his life in this role,<br />

which makes the experience of watching<br />

this movie all the more enjoyable.<br />

“Hit Man” is now streaming on Netflix.<br />

Grade: B+<br />

Dedra Cordle is a <strong>Messenger</strong> staff writer<br />

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SCHOOL STARTS!<br />

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credit and note that if a<br />

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Clean and Organize<br />

Home. All cleaning<br />

material supplies. 2-3 hrs<br />

a day until complete<br />

614-353-0627.<br />

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FT shifts. Please email<br />

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call 614-539-0349<br />

DATED SALES<br />

GARAGE/YARD SALE<br />

3368 Cameron St., G. C.<br />

<strong>June</strong> 20, 21, 22 - 9am-4pm<br />

Furn., Tools, Longaberger,<br />

Match Box, Antiqs, Primitive,<br />

Books, Christmas,<br />

Vera Bradley, Toys & more<br />

Rentals<br />

HILLTOP SENIOR<br />

VILLAGE APARTMENTS<br />

1 & 2 BEDROOM APARTMENTS AVAILABLE<br />

Rents Ranging from $882-$1116<br />

1 BR - $1058 & 2 BR - $1339<br />

To qualify applicants must make<br />

double the rent rate monthly.<br />

Also accepting housing vouchers.<br />

Call or Visit Us Today! 1.614.276-3017<br />

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email: 0805@nationalchurchresidences.org<br />

Affordable living for seniors ages 55+ & up<br />

Mon. thru Fri. 9 am - 5 pm<br />

Active Independent Senior Living<br />

Community<br />

Spacious floor plans • Controlled access<br />

24 Hr. Emergency Maintenance • Dishwasher<br />

Emergency call system • Library<br />

Meal program affiliate • Private party room<br />

• Elevator • On-Site Laundry • Air Conditioning<br />

PETS<br />

German Shepherd Pups,<br />

6 Mo. old. $100 each<br />

OBO. 740-281-9437<br />

AKC Shih Tzu Puppies<br />

Born Dec. 6, $1200 each<br />

2 Males, Ready 3/6.<br />

614-822-1004<br />

WANT TO BUY<br />

WE BUY JUNK CARS<br />

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ANTIQUES<br />

WANTED<br />

Antiques * Coins<br />

Victrolas * Watches<br />

Clocks * Bookcases<br />

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or 614-783-2629<br />

We Buy Junk Cars &<br />

Trucks. Highest Prices<br />

Paid. 614-395-8775<br />

MISCELLANEOUS<br />

FOR SALE<br />

Honda Linking Generators-<br />

$1750; Commercial Trash<br />

Containers - $200; Mens Trek<br />

Bicycle - $150; John Deere<br />

Rider - $1100; Sports Card &<br />

Comic Book Collection - Best<br />

OIffer. 614-216-7336<br />

Western Show Saddles,<br />

hand tooled, silver trim -<br />

$6000. Western leather<br />

pictures, hand carved,<br />

Rolling W Saddlery. 614-<br />

878-2432<br />

Glass Desk Top Mats<br />

10 17”x22”- $15.00 each<br />

1 - 37.5” x 24” - $15.00<br />

all 1/4” thick<br />

614-272-5422<br />

AUTO PARTS<br />

Nissan 2019 Pathfinder<br />

running boards, mountings<br />

& brackets. New 2022 -<br />

$789.00. Only on car<br />

August -September 2022.<br />

Brand new condition. Now<br />

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EQUIPMENT<br />

John Deere Diesel 950<br />

200 hrs., blade, extra rear<br />

tire, all the pins-chains.<br />

Kept in garage. $9000.<br />

614-230-9271<br />

RENTALS<br />

2BR TOWNHOUSE<br />

Westgate area. A/C, full<br />

bsmt, w/d hkup, off street<br />

prkg. No pets. Must pass<br />

bckgrnd & credit check.<br />

$1200/mo rent, $1200<br />

dep. 614-588-4669 lv msg<br />

Eakin-1 Br Apt, crpt, appls.<br />

No Pets 614-560-3050<br />

REAL<br />

ESTATE<br />

FOR SALE<br />

THE VINTAGE, BRICK<br />

CHURCH BUILDING<br />

at 6463 W. Broad St.<br />

It was dedicated in 1883.<br />

Present congregation has<br />

outgrown its capacity and<br />

will be leaving. Call or text<br />

614-679-6494<br />

USED VEHICLES<br />

2007 Pontiac Torrent<br />

SUV, 129,700+ miles,<br />

runs good, p/s, p/b, cruise,<br />

sunroof, some new parts.<br />

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MUST SELL. Please call<br />

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46 yrs exp & Free Est.<br />

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Stamp Patios,<br />

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AJ’s Concrete,<br />

Masonry<br />

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Block Foundations<br />

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Patio & Walkways,<br />

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FENCING<br />

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ALSO INSTALL MAILBOXES<br />

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All Repairs ~ Free Est.<br />

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HAULING<br />

DEAN’S HAULING<br />

614-276-1958<br />

HEATING & COOLING<br />

HVAC & A/C<br />

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614-653-3285<br />

HOME<br />

IMPROVEMENTS<br />

C&JHandyman<br />

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Minor Plumbing & Electric<br />

Install Hot Water Tanks,<br />

Dishwashers & Disposals<br />

All Interior Remodels<br />

Also Fencing &<br />

Int./Ext. Painting<br />

Free Est. ~ 18 Yrs. Exp.<br />

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FREE Shutters with<br />

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Over 20 yrs exp. • Free Est.<br />

Licensed-Bonded-Insured<br />

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James 614-419-7500<br />

SLAGLE<br />

HOME REMODELING<br />

Baths, Kitchen,<br />

Plumbing and Electrical.<br />

All your Handyman needs<br />

No Job too Big or Small<br />

Over 30 Yrs. Exp. Lic.-Bond-Ins.<br />

Jerry<br />

614-332-3320<br />

Classified Services<br />

5/26 A<br />

6/23 A<br />

6/30<br />

SW/W<br />

SINCE 1973<br />

Phil Bolon Contr.<br />

Windows & Siding<br />

Decks, Kitchens, Baths<br />

Room Additions,<br />

Flooring, Roofing<br />

Bsmt Waterproofing<br />

Deal With Small Non-Pressure Co.<br />

47 Yrs. Exp. - Refs. Avail.<br />

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or 614-863-9912<br />

HOME<br />

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614-235-1819<br />

HOME<br />

REMODELING<br />

BATH REMODELS<br />

Expert Craftsmanship<br />

20 yrs exp - Sr. Discount<br />

614-653-3285<br />

Charlies Handyman<br />

Service<br />

Over 40 yrs. exp.<br />

Plumbing & Hot Water Tanks<br />

Doors & Locks<br />

Kitchen/Bath Remodels<br />

Dishwasher Installs<br />

Roofmg * Siding<br />

Porches & Decks<br />

614-319-6010<br />

LAWN CARE<br />

SOWERS LAW N CARE<br />

Mowing-mulching-trimming<br />

Spring cleanup-614-397-0566<br />

MASONRY<br />

R&L<br />

MASONRY<br />

&CONCRETE<br />

* Stone * Brick * Block<br />

Concrete Sealing<br />

Masonry Repairs<br />

Powerwashing<br />

614-917-8227<br />

MOWER<br />

REPAIR<br />

LAWN MOWER DR.<br />

“House Calls Only”<br />

Overall Checkups<br />

Oil Change & Filter,<br />

Spark Plug &<br />

Blades Sharpened<br />

MINOR REPAIR<br />

John<br />

614-395-7909<br />

johnellis0333@sbcglobal.net<br />

PAINTING<br />

5/25 A<br />

BESTQUALITY<br />

40 yrs exp. I do the Work!<br />

Daniel - 614-226-4221<br />

PAINTING DONE RIGHT!<br />

Fall in love with your<br />

home again with a fresh<br />

coat of paint!<br />

Interior * Exterior *<br />

Drywall/Repair * Texturing.<br />

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30+ Years Experience!<br />

Call today for a free in<br />

person or virtual estimate!<br />

Mention this ad for 10% off!<br />

Call Mick at 614-933-1499<br />

or Gavin at 614-378-3568<br />

Interior & Exterior<br />

Painting<br />

Laminate Floors<br />

Windows•Doors•More<br />

Plumbing Services<br />

614-599-7299<br />

20% off for Sr. Citizens<br />

BURT PAINTING<br />

Celebrating 25 Years<br />

Free Estimates<br />

614-539-3412<br />

7/7 A<br />

5/26 A<br />

PEST<br />

CONTROL<br />

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CONTROL<br />

TERMITE &<br />

PEST CONTROL<br />

614-367-9000<br />

TORCO®<br />

TERMINATES<br />

TERMITES<br />

Locally Owned & Operated. Any Pest. Anytime.<br />

$<br />

50 00 OFF Service<br />

Free Termite Inspection<br />

PLASTERING<br />

Plaster & Stucco<br />

NEW AND<br />

REPAIR<br />

Established 1917<br />

Geo. F. Neff & Co.<br />

614-274-5629<br />

PLUMBING<br />

All About Drains & Plumb.<br />

Will snake any small drain<br />

$145. 614-778-2584<br />

MYERS<br />

PLUMBING<br />

Licensed Expert Plumbing<br />

New Const. & Fast Repairs<br />

Water * Sewer * Gas<br />

614-653-3285<br />

CHRIS’<br />

PLUMBING<br />

“Plumbing & Drain Professional<br />

That You Can Count On”<br />

24 Hrs., 7 Days/Week<br />

No Overtime Charges<br />

24 Yrs. Exp. in Plumbing &<br />

Drain Cleaning Field<br />

Call For A Free Phone Estimate<br />

$100.00 For Any Small Drain<br />

614-622-4482<br />

30% OFF with AD<br />

POWERWASHING<br />

MRS. POWERWASH<br />

Any house wash $149+tax<br />

Single deck $69+tax<br />

2 Tier deck $99+tax<br />

Best Wash in Town<br />

Over 45,000 washes<br />

Ashley 614-771-3892<br />

ABURTO<br />

PRESSURE WASHING<br />

•Homes •Roofs •Gutters<br />

•Driveways •Sidewalks<br />

•Parking Lots<br />

Quality • Free Estimates<br />

Competitive Prices<br />

614-927-8968<br />

6/23 A<br />

7/7 A&M<br />

ROOFING<br />

ROBINSON ROOFING<br />

& REPAIRS<br />

30 yrs exp. Lifetime Cols<br />

Resident. Reas. Rates.<br />

Dennis Robinson<br />

614-330-3087, 732-3100<br />

SEWING MACHINE<br />

REPAIR<br />

REPAIR all makes 24 hr.<br />

service. Clean, oil, adjust<br />

in your home. $49.95 all<br />

work gtd. 614-890-5296<br />

TREE SERVICES<br />

Warren Brewer Tree Service<br />

• Tree Removal<br />

• Tree Trimming<br />

• Stump Grinding<br />

6/2<br />

A&M<br />

• Bucket Truck Services<br />

Best Prices • Same Day Service<br />

614-878-2568<br />

BURNS TREE SERVICE<br />

Trimming, Removal &<br />

Stump Grinding.<br />

614-584-2164<br />

**Arch Tree Service**<br />

•Your Premier Tree<br />

Care Professionals•<br />

**ISA Certified Arborist<br />

on Staff**<br />

Ensuring Excellence<br />

&Expertise<br />

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• Tree Pruning<br />

• Stump Grinding<br />

• Tree Removal<br />

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www.ArchTreeService.com<br />

Or call us at<br />

**614-736-5252**<br />

Arbaugh<br />

Tree Service<br />

Deadwood Thinning<br />

& Shaping of Trees<br />

Removal &<br />

Stump Grinding<br />

Bucket Truck Service<br />

614-837-1316<br />

Free Estimates<br />

6/23 A<br />

7/7 A


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Little Blessings<br />

Families needing assistance in obtaining<br />

child car safety seats and other supplies<br />

for infants and toddlers ages 0-5 years<br />

can find help and access to these essentials<br />

at Little Blessings/Pequenas Bendiciones,<br />

a community festival sponsored by Catholic<br />

Social Services (CSS) on <strong>June</strong> 23.<br />

Not only will the event feature free supplies<br />

for eligible families, it will also have<br />

games and a bounce house for children, a<br />

produce market, food, music, and other<br />

around the westside<br />

entertainment. It will take place from 2 to<br />

5 p.m. at the Our Lady of Guadalupe<br />

Center, 409 Industry Drive in Columbus.<br />

For more information, contact the Our<br />

Lady of Guadalupe Center at 614-340-<br />

7061.<br />

CelebrateOne Stroller Social<br />

CelebrateOne presents the Summer<br />

Stroller Socials events. The events provide<br />

a space for expecting mothers and parents<br />

with children aged 0 to 12 months to<br />

engage with each other, provide peer support<br />

and share resources, while enjoying a<br />

relaxing stroll through the park. If a mother/parent<br />

is in need of additional prenatal<br />

support or resources, a CelebrateOne community<br />

health worker will be present at<br />

each event as well. The westside events<br />

will take place at Westgate Community<br />

Center, 455 S. Westgate Ave., on <strong>June</strong> 25,<br />

July 30, and Aug. 27 from 12:30 to 2 p.m.<br />

Meet at the playground. If it is raining, the<br />

event will be canceled. Contact Agata<br />

www.columbusmessenger.com<br />

Brenneman, senior manager of community<br />

engagement, either via telephone at<br />

614/645-7368 or email her at<br />

AiBrenneman@columbus.gov for more<br />

information.<br />

Columbus Senior Resource Fair<br />

The Columbus Senior Resource Fair will<br />

be held from 12 to 2 p.m. <strong>June</strong> 27 at the<br />

Hilltop YMCA, 2879 Valleyview Drive. For<br />

more information or to RSVP, call 614-365-<br />

0616.<br />

Business Spotlight<br />

Support your Small Businesses in your community<br />

Neighbors Helping Neighbors<br />

COLUMBUS<br />

FOOT & ANKLE SPECIALISTS<br />

Abshaar Narvel DPM, Podiatrist<br />

Accepting All Insurances<br />

Call to Make an Appointment Today.<br />

614-385-8114<br />

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OUR SERVICES: Custom Orthotics • Diabetic Foot Exam<br />

Ingrown Toe Nail • Corns/Callus • Heel Pain • Plantar Wart • Flat Feet<br />

Foot and Ankle Surgery • Sports Injuries • Ankle Injuries • Bunion<br />

Tremont Mower<br />

Repair<br />

Mowers & Snow Blowers<br />

Electric or Gas powered<br />

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Green Lawn Cemetery<br />

Phone: 614-444-1123<br />

Cell: 614-743-6364<br />

Robert E. Cummerlander<br />

Family Service Advisor<br />

1000 Greenlawn Ave.<br />

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bcummerlander@greenlawncemetery.org<br />

Lee’s HVAC<br />

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• Proudly serving the Grove City and Columbus<br />

areas for over 35 years<br />

• Licensed/Insured BBB A+ rating • Free Estimates<br />

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