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Posted May 19, 2017 in City Council by Andrea Litchfield

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Sean Johnson’s name will be first on police memorial

Hilliard Northwest News

Hilliard officer Sean R. Johnson will be memorialized at 7 p.m. Friday, May 19, at First Responders Park, at Main and Center streets in Old Hilliard.

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New CRA isn’t on roll like Ten Pin’s

Hilliard Northwest News

Earlier this month, Hilliard City Council approved a tax deal for Ten Pin Alley, but some members are challenging a similar deal for a proposed assisted-living facility on Sturbridge Court off Scioto Darby Road.

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CAM triples in size with move to Mill Run

Hilliard Northwest News

CAM International Market, a staple for central Ohio’s Asian grocery-store shoppers, is relocating to the Hilliard portion of the Mill Run development. CAM, which closed May 7 in the Olentangy Plaza shopping center at 899 Bethel Road, will triple in size when it moves to the building formerly occupied by ITT Technical Institute at 3781 Park Mill Run Drive. ITT vacated the building last September when officials closed 130 campuses nationwide.

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Hilliard City Council approves Ten Pin CRA

Hilliard Northwest News

A $7 million expansion of Ten Pin Alley will begin this summer after Hilliard City Council on May 8 unanimously approved legislation applying the Ohio Community Reinvestment Areas program to it.

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Hilliard debates what kind of medical marijuana facilities to permit

WSYX/WTTE TV

Hilliard city leaders are considering legislation that would bring controls to medical marijuana.
Kelley Mottola and her husband own Hydro Innovations. The Hilliard store provides indoor growing supplies and their motto is “helping you grow” and they grow a lot of stuff, “tomatoes, peppers, we have banana tree, a lot of succulent plants as well.”

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Hilliard City Council mulls first-offer deal for library property

Hilliard Northwest News

Hilliard could reserve the right of first refusal to purchase the Columbus Metropolitan Library’s 20,000-square-foot branch on 4.3 acres at 4772 Cemetery Road when it goes on the market, according to legislation introduced May 8 at Hilliard City Council.

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Teater in, Uttley out following Hilliard City Council primary

Hilliard Northwest News

Andy Teater said he would draw a line between his campaign for Hilliard City Council and his job as president of the Hilliard school board after garnering the most votes in a five-candidate Republican primary May 2.

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Hilliard police officer buys car seats for children after traffic stop

WBNS 10-TV

A Hilliard police officer is receiving praise online for going above and beyond to help out some children. During a traffic stop, Hilliard police said Officer Schweickart noticed there were three kids in a car but only an 8-month-old was properly restrained. The 2 and 3-year-old did not have car seats.

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Five fallen Ohio officers memorialized amid salutes, bagpipes

Columbus Dispatch

The thin blue line wept to the mournful dirge of bagpipers playing “Amazing Grace.” They stood with hands raised to brows in salute, their badges crossed with a strip of black in recognition of the ultimate sacrifice.

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