Entries by Mary Szymkowiak

Gahanna Celebrates National Black Business Month

The City of Gahanna is proud to celebrate National Black Business Month. National Black Business month was founded in 2004 by Frederick E. Jordan, President, F.E. Jordan & Associates; a prominent engineering and construction management firm, and John William Templeton, President of Venturata Economic Development Corp., who believe that supporting African-American businesses is key to […]

Council Reviews DORA Application for Gahanna Aug 3

The City of Gahanna is moving closer to establishing legislation that would create a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) in the city’s downtown area. A public hearing is slated to be held at 7 pm August 3. Section 4301.82 of the Ohio Revised Code authorizes municipalities to create a DORA within designated boundaries.  Once a […]

NEW Business Spotlight: MicroGiants

Gahanna residents Nate & Whit Lundquist had been planning to start an urban farm for about a year, but they were busy with content creation projects (film, advertising, etc.) through their company Framework. When the pandemic hit, much of that work disappeared. With extra time on their hands and an awareness in the community for […]

NEW Gahanna Summer Drive-In Series

Enjoy some summer fun by attending the NEW Gahanna Summer Drive-In Series! Presented by Gahanna Parks & Recreation, and sponsored by KEMBA and Tina Wedebrook/Remax, the summer long series offers drive-in movies and concerts on alternating Friday nights at Headley Park (1031 Challis Springs Dr.).  Concert nights run from 7-9 pm and movie nights 9-11 […]

NEW Camp Crate Program Offers Boxed Adventures

Gahanna Parks & Rec team has created a variety of fun new summer programs for kids, featuring Camp Crate –which includes delivery (or pick up) of a box of creative projects, materials and detailed instructions to encourage at-home learning and discovery! Check out the details below — and register online. (Spots are limited.) Camp Crates […]

Gahanna Division of Police Annual Report: 2019

“On behalf of the talented men and women of the Gahanna Division of Police, I am pleased to present our agency’s first ever annual report. This report is one of many efforts to provide openness and transparency to the residents of the community we so proudly serve. It is our intent to show the results […]

Unidirectional Hydrant Flushing

Gahanna has begun unidirectional waterline flushing in the central and Southeast quadrant of Gahanna. The work will continue through the summer, and will be completed in August. Over time, solids may settle on the bottom of the water main pipes. This reduces the amount of water that can easily flow through the pipes. Unidirectional flushing […]

Gypsy Moth Mating Disruption Treatments to Begin in Ohio

GYPSY MOTH MATING DISRUPTION TREATMENTS TO BEGIN IN OHIO Delaware, Franklin, Hardin, Hocking, Knox, Licking, Marion, Morrow, Muskingum, Perry, Union, Vinton and Washington counties to receive treatments REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (June 18, 2020) – The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) will begin aerial treatments designed to disrupt gypsy moth mating on 64,049 acres across the state. […]

NEW: Parks & Rec Program Scholarships

NEW this year: the Gahanna Parks & Rec Department has announced that program scholarship opportunities are now available for all programming within the department. Applications are available for download HERE. Please complete and submit to: parksandrec@gahanna.gov These scholarships are available thanks to the continued support of the Gahanna Parks & Recreation Foundation. Read the press […]

2020 Police Strategic Goals Statement

A Message From the City of Gahanna and the Gahanna Division of Police: “During this time of widespread unrest, public health challenges not seen in decades, and nationwide public concern over the integrity, training, and competency of local law enforcement agencies in general, the City of Gahanna and the Gahanna Division of Police are proud […]