Entries by Mary Szymkowiak

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 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 […]

Gahanna Provides Flexible Summer Programming

The  City  of  Gahanna  Parks  and  Recreation Department  has  announced  details  for their  updated Summer  Youth Programming.  In the  midst  of  the  coronavirus  public  health concern, new operational  mandates  for  day  camp programming  were  announced by  Governor  DeWine  last  month. Many  of  those mandates  significantly  impacted  the  ability  to  offer  typical day  camp  activities,  field  […]

2020 Story Trail is OPEN

The 2020 Gahanna Story Trail is now open, inviting visitors to explore on their own the scenic path through the woods at Friendship Park (150 Oklahoma Ave.) while immersing themselves in an original story. Presented by Gahanna Parks & Recreation, Columbus Metropolitan Library Gahanna Branch and Gahanna Jefferson Public Schools, the 2020 Story Trail tale […]