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Village: No estate tax, no problem By LORI WINCE ThisWeek Community Newspapers Some communities in central Ohio are scrambling to patch holes in their budgets in case the state legislature repeals the estate tax. But, local officials say, New Albany is not one of them. “It really does depend on the community,” said Scott McAfee, commu-

nications director for New Albany. “A community like Upper Arlington is going to be greatly impacted. I think they get in excess of seven figures a year. … In 2010, we budgeted $100,000 and actually didn’t get any.” In New Albany, even though several residents have estates with estimated high taxable values, the village typically does not count on large revenues from the estate taxes.

“The 2011 budget for estate tax revenues is zero,” McAfee said. “It’s not zero because we necessarily expected the state get rid of it; it’s zero because our revenues were zero in 2010 and we figured not to assume anything for 2011. “If you go back, we’ve budgeted around $100,000 in past and have been somewhat close to that (in estate tax revenues). But it’s never been a big revenue generating thing for New Albany.”

Commonly known as the “death tax,” the estate tax was enacted in 1968, according to information from the Ohio Department of Taxation. Under current law, when a state resident dies and his or her estate has a taxable value of more than $338,333 and less than $500,000, a 6-percent tax is owed. Estates with a taxable value of more than $500,000 are taxed at 7 percent. Estates with a taxable value

under $338,333 are exempt from paying the tax. The estate tax is paid to the treasurer of the county where the resident lived. Local governments share the tax, with municipalities and townships receiving 80 percent and the state receiving 20 percent. Ohio’s estate tax generated $333.8See ESTATE TAX, page A3

FRRC eyes financial profiles of similar districts By LORI WINCE ThisWeek Community Newspapers Members of the financial review and reporting committee (FRRC) learned Jan. 18 that while the New Albany-Plain Local School District’s operational costs do not appear out of line compared to other districts, the district still can look to save money in the future. The FRRC heard a report from its consultants that conducted an external evaluation of the district’s finances. According to K-12 Business Consulting Inc. of Dublin, “while the district does appear to be well managed and efficient in the comparison data, any organization can do better and tighten operations.” Jeff Warner, the district’s communications director, said the FRRC reviewed the report and will continue their review at the committee’s next meeting. Some areas the consultants suggested for cost savings included: increasing student to teacher ratios; reducing or “holding the line on average costs for certified and classified employee wages;” reducing administrative costs to comparison group averages; reducing building operating costs to an average of the district’s peer groups; and increasing transportation efficiency. The report also identified several areas where the district is receiving “a positive return on investment for expenditures.” According to the report, these included: general fund projections and unreserved fund balance management; revenue over expenditures with positive cash contribution to ending unreserved cash balance; cost of per-pupil management;

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William Barker, a Thomas Jefferson impersonator for Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia, speaks and answers questions in character for Jim Morgan’s eighth-grade class at New Albany Middle School on Jan. 13. He was part of the McCoy Lecture Series conducted by Ed Chappell, director of architectural and archaeological research with the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and, in addition to the formal lecture, appeared at the middle school, New Albany High School and several other central Ohio schools and organizations last week.

‘Jefferson’ pays visit to local schools By LORI WINCE ThisWeek Community Newspapers Local students received a detailed United States history lesson last week from an unlikely source — one of the nation’s Founding Fathers, Thomas Jefferson. William Barker, who impersonates the third president of the United States at Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia, visited the district campus and spoke to students in character while he was in New Albany as part of an adult lec-

ture series at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts. Barker and Ed Chappell, director of architectural and archaeological research with the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, kicked off the series with a program that documented similarities between one of the earliest examples of a planned community — Williamsburg, Va. — and the modern principles of planning at work in New Albany. The New Albany Community Foundation organized the McCoy Lecture Series, which will feature more guest speakers each of the next three months.

Chappell and Barker’s program included the impersonator’s visits to local schools. Taking Jefferson’s persona, Barker taught everything from how the United States established individual rights and freedoms and established its independence to different aspects of colonial culture. During a visit to New Albany Middle School Jan. 13, he began his presentation by explaining how people dressed and behaved during the late 18th century and early 19th century. See JEFFERSON, page A4

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By LORI WINCE ThisWeek Community Newspapers They don’t fit the traditional stereotype, but New Albany High School senior Hayley Montgomery and junior Katherine Miller are self-professed computer geeks. “I bounce around in glitter on the football field and can put a hard drive in a computer,” Montgomery joked, noting she was captain of the drill team and a member of the Digital Network Assistants (DNA) program. Students in the DNA program spend all summer rebuilding district computers so the new machines are ready for students, teachers and administrators the first day of school. Miller said her foray into computer technology is more natural. She claims to be a “more traSee NAHS STUDENTS, page A3

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New Albany High School junior Katherine Miller (left) and senior Hayley Montgomery are two of 10 girls in Ohio to receive the National Center for Women and Information Technology Award for Aspirations in Computing. The two will receive their awards April 2 at a location yet to be announced. They will receive engraved awards for their homes and school, as well as prizes donated by local sponsors.

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Gov.-elect John Kasich selected another New Albany to serve the state by appointing C. Todd Jones to the state board of education Jan. 18. “The state board is the policy-making body for K-12 education,” Jones said. “I think this is a valuable opportunity to improve K-12 education in the state of Ohio.” Jones is the president and general counsel of the Association on Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio (AICUO), a position he has held since 2005. Prior to See RESIDENT, page A2

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cost of state standards met; general fund expenditures related to combined wages and benefits; managing increased student enrollment and academic excellence; controlling student-toteacher ratios and controlling health care costs as a percentage of wages. “There were some areas where savings or efficiencies might be considered, but overall in costs per pupil and cost per state standard met, the district was not out of line in costs when compared to both the Ohio Department of Education Comparison Group data and with peer districts in Franklin County,” the report said. Warner said the FRRC is asking the district to use resources in a nontraditional manner to operate more efficiently. For an external evaluation, K-12 Business Consulting was hired to help members understand how the district compares to other districts in Franklin County and other districts identified by the state as being similar to New Albany. An internal review of financial operations also is being completed by district officials. Warner said the committee is expected to review the internal review next month. During the Jan. 18 meeting, the committee also welcomed new member Parag Patel, who replaced Lesa Shoemaker, and discussed the role of the board

that, he worked in President George W. Bush’s administration as a staff attorney on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. He was the chief staff negotiator on the 1997 amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and helped develop legislation that was enacted as the Higher Education Act Amendments of 1998, according to his biography on the AICUO website. He was born in Los Angeles and was educated at the University of Denver, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a law degree, and Georgetown University Law Center, where he received his master of laws degree. He has been a resident of New Albany for the last six years since he moved to Ohio from Washington, D.C. Jones was one of five Kasich appointed to the state board of education, joining Tess Elshoff, Joseph L. Farmer, Thomas W. Gunlock and Dennis Shelton. Jones’ appointment is effective immediately and he will fill a vacated seat for a term ending Dec. 31, 2012.

The New Albany-Plain Local school board on Jan. 6 appointed Cici Fellows to represent the district on the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts board of directors and Parag Patel to the district’s financial review and reporting committee. Fellows will replace Marcy Schaffir, who resigned in June. The district and three other stakeholder groups that helped build the McCoy center each have three appointees on the arts board. Ted DeDee, executive director of the McCoy center, said the other three groups are the village of New Albany, Plain Township and the New Albany Community Foundation. The 12 appointees choose the final three members of the 15member board. Patel will replace Lesa Shoemaker on the financial review and reporting committee, which includes five community members. Current members are Phil Derrow, Dave Demers, Chris Luffler, Dave Maul and Patel. Also on the committee are school board members Laura Kohler and Cheri Lehmann, district treasurer Brian Ramsay, director of business operations Ken Stark, superintendent April Domine and three union representatives from the district’s two labor organizations. According to the district, the committee has been charged with “sharing business and financial best practices from the private and public sectors, reviewing financial forecasts and audit results, reviewing and providing feedback regarding expenditure practices, reviewing schedules and amounts for levies, and reviewing and making recommendations regarding financial information that may impact the district’s ability to meet stated educational philosophies and goals.” — Lori Wince

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Jones said the five new appointees will join three members appointed by Ted Strickland, the previous govC. Todd Jones ernor. The 19member board, which creates policy and makes recommendations for K-12 education in Ohio, also has 11 elected members. Jones said he assisted with Kasich’s transition to governor and was part of the governor-elect’s campaign. He said when he was asked to serve on the state board of education, he was glad to continue his work in making education policy. Jones is the second resident in as many weeks to receive an appointment by Kasich. Former state Sen. David Goodman was appointed director of the Ohio Department of Commerce Jan. 8. lwince@thisweeknews.com www.ThisWeekNews.com

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NAHS STUDENTS Continued from page A1 ditional nerd” who is on the school’s trivia team and whose mother works in information technology. Both girls are helping get more female students interested in computers, which recently earned them recognition by the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT). Miller and Montgomery are two of 10 girls in the sate to receive the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing, “which honors young women at the high school level for their computingrelated achievements and interests,” said teacher David Herman. The two will receive their awards April 2 at a location yet to be announced. They will receive engraved awards for their homes and school, as well as prizes donated by local sponsors. This is the first time Ohio has had its own NCWIT award and Montgomery and Miller are the first NAHS students to receive the honor. Award winners must possess “computing and IT aptitude and leadership ability,” as well as a good academic history and plans to study a related career in college, Herman said. Herman said submitted their names for consideration. In addition to detailing their history of working with information technology, the girls completed three essays describing how they have used their knowledge to influence their community. Montgomery wrote about working in the DNA program each summer for the past three years and rebuilding 4,000 computers. Miller, who joined the DNA program last summer, also referenced the program. “It gave me a sense of having a tangible legacy,” she said. “There’s a sticker on every computer in the district — every computer in the district is now built by a DNA.” The NCWIT is a nonprofit group formed in 2004 that includes more than 250 corporations, academic institutions and government agencies working to increase the participation of girls and women in the fields of computer science and information technology, according to the organization’s website. The website also lists several statistics that track the participation of female students in computer-science courses and activities. For example, in 2008, although women earned 57 percent of all the undergraduate degrees in the United States, they earned only 18 percent of all computer and information-sciences undergraduate degrees. While the NCWIT does say those numbers are rising, Miller and Montgomery said they have seen firsthand evidence. When she first applied to the DNA program three years ago, Montgomery said, four girls were

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in the program. Last summer, in her third year of work, about half were girls. “I think they can be afraid to put themselves out there because it’s such a male-dominated field,” Miller said. “It’s the fear of rejection that keeps you from going after it.” Both girls said they put their fears aside and are glad they did. “The best advice I can give is that you can’t let yourself be afraid that you won’t be good enough,” Miller said. “They classes are there and the job is there for you.” Montgomery’s interest in technology led her to show local senior citizens how to access e-mail as her senior seminar project, which is a requirement for graduation from NAHS. She wants to combine her love

of teaching and technology when she goes to college this fall. She hopes to study to become a technology teacher and said she already has been accepted to two colleges: Marietta College and Ohio Wesleyan University. Miller, too, hopes to pursue a career involving computer technology. Her experience in a robotics class at NAHS has her interested in studying chemical or mechanical engineering when she applies to colleges next year. “These are two of New Albany’s finest,” said Jon Stonebraker, head of New Albany’s technology department. “They are beyond amazing in their work ethic and technical competence. They are two young ladies of amazing character.” lwince@thisweeknews.com www.ThisWeekNews.com

Continued from page A1 million in revenue in fiscal year 2009, according to information from the department of taxation, and $269.4-million of that went to local governments. House Bill 3, which was recently introduced and has been assigned to the House Ways and Means Committee, would stop collections of the estate tax after Jan. 1, 2011, by making the bill retroactive to that date. State Rep. Jay Hottinger (R-Newark), who co-sponsored the legislation with Assistant House Majority Cheryl Grossman (R-Grove City), said for years the tax has been a heavy burden on people who inherit an estate and has caused many people who own property to move out of state as they age so their families will not have to deal with the tax. “I believe this is the most unfair, egregious tax and it double- and triple-taxes people,” Hottinger said.

Ohio is one of only 20 states with an estate tax. Most do not require people to pay it unless the estate is valued at $1-million or more, Hottinger said. Ohio currently has the lowest estate tax exemption in the country. The average exemption amount for other states that have an estate tax is approximately $1.7-million. Hottinger said the reason the legislation is requested to stop the estate tax is because local governments are “unjustly benefitting” from it. “I would argue that betting on how many people will die in your jurisdiction is not sound budgeting,” he said. Also, Hottinger said, estates for residents who died in 2009 and 2010 are still going through probate court to be settled, so governments will continue to receive those revenues when the cases are settled. “This is a matter of fairness,” he said. lwince@thisweeknews.com www.ThisWeekNews.com

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Continued from page A1 He then described the Native Americans of that time and how they prompted early leaders to recognize people with different beliefs and customs. “They (the Native Americans) would walk up with their hands up and would take your hand like that, shaking hands,” Barker said. He asked the students why the Native Americans would have held their hands up and a student correctly answered: “To show they are not carrying a weapon.” Barker said the greeting was as good as any proper greeting from an English gentleman. The United States was formed by people seeking many different types of freedom, Barker said. He explained that in England, the eldest son inherited the father’s property and wealth, which meant if there was a second son or a daughter, those siblings would not receive part of the estate. The second son could hope his brother would hire him to manage the estate, he could marry a wealthy woman who had no brothers and therefore could inherit his wife’s fortune or he could become an apprentice and learn a trade to earn a living. Barker said because of that situation, many of the “second sons” and daughters who couldn’t inherit property or wealth came to the new country to make a new life for themselves. The same went for education. The eldest son was sent to school and other siblings, if the family was wealthy enough, could be tutored at home. Poor people could not afford an education. Barker said the United States was founded with a principle that education should be for all and he pointed around the room at the students, saying that principle is being fulfilled. Barker also spoke about the incorporation of immigrants into the new nation. “We determined that people’s rights cannot belong to one nation or one particular people,” he said. “Rights are within you. They are created by nature and nature’s God. They are in you from birth and can’t be sold and can’t be bought.” On the topic of slavery, Barker said Jefferson kept slaves himself and that their existence contributed to the discussion of freedom, rights and a free nation. As part of the program, Barker took questions from several students and responded in character. Barker was asked about Jefferson’s siblings and he told the students he was one of 10 children. He lost two of his six sisters and two of his three brothers during his lifetime. He also was asked if Jefferson was ever put on trial. Barker said he was not, but, he said, the British put a price on his head and that of Patrick Henry. He narrowly escaped capture after being warned by a neighbor and evacuating his family from his home, Monticello. Barker answered another question by saying it took Jefferson three days and four sheets of paper to complete the first draft

District, Colonial Williamsburg could forge partnership By LORI WINCE ThisWeek Community Newspapers Colonial Williamsburg officials who visited New Albany last week said they are anticipating new educational relationships with the village. “We’re hoping to build a relationship with New Albany, on an educational level with adult programs as well,” said Albert Louer, director of principal gifts for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. “We see the opportunity to extend our mission through all kinds of programs.” Louer was in New Albany as part of an adult lecture series at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts. The McCoy Lecture Series was sponsored by the New Albany Community Foundation, Abercrombie & Fitch, Lynne and Martyn Redgrave, Lance White and family and the Ryan family. Ed Chappell, director of architectural and archaeological research with the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and special guest William Barker, a Thomas Jefferson impersonator, kicked off the series Jan. 11 with a program that documented similarities between one of the earliest examples of a planned community — Williamsburg, Va. — and the modern principles of planning at work in New Albany, said Ted DeDee, executive director of the McCoy center. Despite the snowy weather that evening, there was standing room only at the lecture, DeDee said. As part of the program, Barker visited several local schools and organizations in character. These included New Albany High School, New Albany Middle School, the Wellington School in Columbus, Greensview Elementary School in Upper Arlington, the Ohio Historical Society, the New Albany Country Club and St. Paul Parish School in Westerville. Louer said New Albany could provide a perfect combination for programs like those put on by Chappell and Barker because of the school system and the McCoy center, which he called “a great venue.” Jeff Rodek, a New Albany resident who is a member of the Colonial Williamsburg’s President’s Council and was instrumental in booking the program, said there is an opportunity for an educational partnership. Colonial Williamsburg has developed electronic programs for schools to bring the history lectures available there directly to classrooms, he said. Louer said an entire digital American history curriculum is scheduled to be released next year. He said he hopes Colonial Williamsburg could recruit at least one teacher from New Albany to participate in the teacher institutes and residency programs in Virginia. lwince@thisweeknews.com www.ThisWeekNews.com of the Declaration of Independence, which went through three more drafts and review by the Continental Congress and its committee before being sent to a printer. He said, oddly enough, the King George III read the Declaration of Independence in a newspaper. An American newspaper taken to Ireland printed the document, which was reprinted in an Irish newspaper that ended up at the king’s court. Another question involved his Southern accent. A teacher asked how quickly the British accents faded from the new Americans’ speech. Barker said as generations were born in America, they picked up variations of English as spoken around them and the British accent slowly faded away. Several New Albany Middle School students and teachers said they learned much from the presentation. Eighth-grader Anna Wolfe said she was surprised by some of the stories Jefferson told.

“He gave us a lot of background that we never would have known,” she said. “He told us a lot of little details, things that you would never expect to be in a history class.” Gabe Heselton, an eighth-grade American history teacher, said Barker’s appearance was a special opportunity. “It makes it really an active learning experience for the students, more authentic,” he said. Barker said he was pleased with the student’s interaction throughout his visit and was impressed many could answer his questions about history. He visited several other area schools and organizations, including New Albany High School, the Wellington School in Columbus, Greensview Elementary School in Upper Arlington, the Ohio Historical Society, the New Albany Country Club and St. Paul Parish School in Westerville. He also made a brief appearance at Starbucks in New Albany. lwince@thisweeknews.com www.ThisWeekNews.com

In brief Council appoints president pro tempore New Albany Village Council appointed Colleen Briscoe as president pro tempore at its Jan. 11 organizational meeting. Council meetings are run by Mayor Nancy Ferguson. The president pro tempore runs the meetings in the mayor’s absence. Council also agreed to keep its meeting dates on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, but members agreed to change the meeting start time from 6:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Meetings on dates that fall on holidays will be subject to change. Council has slated a workshop Jan. 25 to discuss funding for spe-

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Community news DeSales student earns Girl Scout honor St. Francis DeSales High School sophomore Taylor DeStefano will receive the Girl Scout Red Sash of Merit during Scout Day with Bishop Frederick Campbell on Sunday, Jan. 23. The Girl Scout Red Sash of Merit is awarded to a Girl Scout who is very active in Girl Scouting, has Taylor been conDeStefano firmed, has completed the Marian Medal, demonstrates leadership and accepts responsibility well, according to a spokes-

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Service to honor Debbie Friedman

Temple Beth Shalom, 5089 Johnstown Road, will pay tribute to the life and work of Debbie Friedman at a special Shabbat Chai service, scheduled for 6:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21. Debbie Friedman Friedman died Jan. 9. She was a well-known performer, composer, recording artist and teacher. Continued from page A4 The service will feature the The ordinance establishes new Shabband and will include many fee amounts for the village. It also of Friedman’s pieces. prepares the village for city status by changing “village” to “city” in the legislation, officials said. New Albany is expected to become a city when the 2010 census is certified by President Barack Obama and individual states are notified of any changes. Village council would then adopt a resolution accepting the city status if the census certifies the population has exceeded 5,000 residents. — Lori Wince

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Netotian rolls first 300 game for Rams There are magic numbers in every sport. These are numbers that define great achievement in that particular endeavor. As most of us know, 300 is the magic number in bowling. It’s a perfect game, all strikes. When it is done, it is etched in one’s sports storybook forever. For Whitehall senior LARRY Nick Netotian, LARSON magic time came on Dec. 10 at Holiday Lanes in a match against Eastmoor Academy. For the first time in his young life, Netotian knocked down all the pins on his first throw every frame and nailed down his first 300 game. “It is what you dream of and you shoot for from the time you start bowling,” said Netotian, who is averaging 222.6 a game for the Rams. “My highest before was a 279. At the beginning of my perfect game I felt pretty good, but it wasn’t really anything special until after the eighth frame when I knew the possibilities that were ahead. “I got nervous and then this crowd formed behind me, which By Tim Norman/ThisWeek added to the pressure. I tried reNew Albany point guard Hannah Scipio looks to drive past Gahanna’s Te-Asia Smith during their game Dec. 30. The Eagles are tied with Big Walnut and Hilliard ally hard to focus on my mark and let my ball do the work. Bradley for second place in the OCC-Capital Division at 6-2. Olentangy Orange is in first place at 8-0. When I came to the final frame I was a little bit shaken. I was a bit lucky in the frame before, so I felt a little more confident, and when I rolled the last ball I knew I had missed my mark, but I knew I didn’t miss it by much and my dream of a 300 game was realized. When the pins all fell, I felt so unbelievably relieved and it was just so sweet. I hope to bowl for my lifetime and hopefully I will get anothBy JEREMY STEWART Big Walnut on Feb. 8. pair of 3-pointers and guard er 300, but no doubt I will alThisWeek Community Newspapers “Right now, everybody’s fight- Cheyenne Hartley-Carr had one. ways remember this first one.” ing to stay within reaching dis“We came out really fast and Talking about his strengths as With two losses in OCC-Cap- tance of Orange,” coach Jamie aggressive (against Bradley),” a bowler, the Whitehall standital Division play, the New Al- Puryear said. “The winner of Hartley-Carr said. “It keeps us out said, “I think that being able bany High School girls basket- this game (against Bradley) is motivated and keeps us going.” ball team’s chances of repeat- going to have a huge advantage The Eagles’ perimeter play is to adjust to different lane coning as league champion have with the second round going going to be key against Bradley. ditions is one of my plusses and taken a hit. against Orange at home. For us, “They sort of mirror the way bowling good when it matters But the league race isn’t over. our three toughest league games we play,” Puryear said. “They’re is another positive. Bowling is The Eagles still have to play are at home.” small. Their game is focused on a very intense game and you abthe top three teams in the league New Albany beat Bradley 48- the perimeter. We’re now fosolutely have to stay on track. at home starting today against 47 on Dec. 7. In that meeting, cusing on getting the ball to the Confidence, like all sports, is so Hilliard Bradley. point guard Hannah Scipio posts more in our sets so we try important. You are taught what New Albany is tied with Big scored 20 points to help the Ea- to become more balanced, but to do to be successful, but how Walnut and Bradley for second gles recover after squandering the key to Bradley for us is we you apply that teaching is what in the OCC-Capital at 6-2, be- a 23-15 halftime lead. Also help- have to locate shooters all night counts. You have to trust your By Tim Norman/ThisWeek hind Olentangy Orange at 8-0. ing the Eagles’ cause was its out- long.” throw more and more as you get The Eagles play Orange at side shooting, as Scipio and The Eagles’ Chrissy Harris scraps for a rebound with Tiyona See LARSON, page B2 Marshall (left) and Zenobia Bess of Gahanna on Dec. 30. See GIRLS, page B2 home Jan. 28 and play host to guard Madi Miller each had a

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said. “This is our best team yet, so I’m going to be awfully disappointed if we’re not playing in March.” It’s time to make a move if the NorthThe Storm plays Newark on Satureast Storm hockey team is to qualify day at Chiller Easton and the third-place for the state club tournament. Athens Bobcats (10-8, 20) on Sunday at The Storm (7-5-3) and Westerville Chiller Ice Works. Warcats (8-7-1) are tied for fourth “There’s so much parity in the league (17 points each) in the Greater Col- this year; there’s only (seven) points umbus High School separating the top five Club Hockey League. teams,” said Fixari, At a glance Northeast has nine whose team was 14-7games remaining, in- Below are the current GCHSCHL 3 overall after beating cluding a showdown standings (top four teams qualify Athens 5-2 on Jan. 8. against the first-place for the state club tournament): “It’s going to be real PRPC Ice Prowlers TEAM interesting to see how RECORD POINTS 12-4-0 24 (12-4, 24 points) on PRPC everything comes out. 10-4-2 22 Friday at Chiller Hilliard It’s a fun, challenging Athens 10-8-0 20 Easton. time right now.” Westerville 8-7-1 17 The top four teams Northeast Defeating the Ice 7-5-3 17 6-9-0 12 in the league at the end Newark Prowlers for a third 0-16-0 0 of the regular season Delaware time in as many meetqualify for the state ings could prove pivclub tournament. The Storm also must otal as the stretch run begins. The Storm be wary of the fifth-place Newark Gen- prevailed 5-3 on Oct. 29 and again by erals (6-9, 12), who advanced to state the an identical score on Dec. 4. The final past three seasons behind strong sec- regular-season game between the teams ond-half runs and captured the cham- is Feb. 4 at Chiller Easton. pionship in 2009. “They always play us tough,” PRPC “We made it two years ago and just coach Joe Tonello, whose team has won By Paul Vernon/ThisWeek missed last year. I know it’s a cliché, five consecutive league games and seven but we do control our own destiny going The Storm’s Tyler Wickiser, a senior at New Albany, gets set to put the puck in the net after faking out Delaware See STORM, page B2 goalie Evan Maldonado during a game earlier this season. Wickiser leads the team in goals, assists and points. forward,” Northeast coach Mark Fixari ThisWeek Community Newspapers


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Including the state football championships won by Hartley and Watterson, non-public schools won five of the six state football titles and 19 of the 27 total state team championships awarded by the Ohio High School Athletic Association during the 2010 fall season. If the OHSAA has its way, it could be tougher in the future for non-public schools — which comprise just 12 percent of the OHSAA’s more than 800 members — to dominate at such a high level. On Jan. 13, the organization’s Board of Directors unanimously placed a new bylaw up for vote based on recommendations from the OHSAA’s Competitive Balance Committee that would be the first step toward chang-

ing how schools are assigned to tournament divisions. The proposed new bylaw, which initially would be instituted for football, boys and girls soccer and girls volleyball in the fall, boys and girls basketball in the winter, and baseball and softball in the spring, will be voted on by OHSAA member schools in May. The proposal states that each school will be placed into tournament divisions based on its sport-by-sport “athletic count,” which would be based on a three-part formula. If approved, implementation of the formula would begin no later than the 2013-14 school year and would be determined every other year by the Board of Directors. “The meetings we have conducted with the Competitive Balance Committee have been both productive and professional, and I believe the pro-

posal from the group is fair and equitable and we will see some leveling of the playing field,” OHSAA Commissioner Dan Ross said in a press release. “Ohio is unique in that our public schools have the option to approve open-enrollment policies, but, at the same time, there’s no question that most non-public schools in the state have no geographical boundaries in which they can secure students, and the result has been a disproportionate number of championships won by those schools.” All OHSAA schools currently are placed into tournament divisions based strictly on enrollment figures that the schools submit to the Ohio Department of Education. The proposed three-part formula to establish “athletic counts” would require the OHSAA to include factors in three areas: school boundaries, socioeconomic

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factors and tradition factors. The “school boundary” factor would be divided into the categories of nonpublic schools with no boundaries, non-public schools with limited boundaries, public schools with statewide open enrollment, public schools with adjacent open enrollment and public schools with no open enrollment. The “socioeconomic factor” would be determined by the number of free lunch participants. The “tradition factor” would be determined by state championship game appearances, state tournament appearances and regional finals appearances. Once all three factors are applied to the enrollment count, each school would have a sport-by-sport “athletic count” for purposes of tournament division assignments. In central Ohio, schools that likely would be affected by some of the

Bradley’s Brooke Espenschied hurt the Eagles in the first game. She scored 16 points, with four of her six field goals being 3pointers. Bailey Pierron and Kelli Roudabush also are key perimeter scorers for the Jaguars, and 5-foot-10 forward Jasmine Junkins is the main inside presence. Bradley improved to 10-3 overall after beating Westerville South 61-46 last Saturday. Roudabush scored 19 points and Pierron had 15. “(Pierron is) the one we concentrated on taking out, but Espenschied is another one that we have to make sure we keep from getting good looks at the basket,” Puryear said. “They have a bunch of kids that are on the same level and they’re all pretty skilled basketball players.” Puryear has had some in-

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Top games GAMES OF THE WEEK BOYS: Westerville South vs. Burlington (N.J.) Life Center Academy, 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 22 at Capital University. GIRLS: Thomas Worthington at Upper Arlington, 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 21.

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Photo of the week McKenzie Bailey of Dublin Coffman goes airborne to grab a loose ball away from Upper Arlington’s Chiara Paradiso (back) and Ali Gerlach last Friday. The host Golden Bears won 48-42.

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games. Watterson senior Steven Fry (28 points) and New Albany senior Cameron Ballew (25 points) have been among the offensive catalysts as well. Moreover, Fixari liked the toughness the Storm showed in the win over Athens. A day earlier, Northeast had lost 3-2 to Westerville. The Storm’s next game against the Warcats is Jan. 29 at Dispatch Ice Haus. “Athens is one of the toughest places to play in the whole league, so to go down there and come home with two points was big,” Fixari said. “We changed our lines up a little bit before that game, running two centers (Tyler Wickiser and Turner) out there with all four lines. We had been playing them together, but we’re shaking things up a little as we try to make a push (in the standings).”

LARSON more experienced. “I started bowling when I was 6 years old over at Main Lanes. My parents bowled every Friday night and my dad coached me a lot when I was just starting. As I got stronger personally my throw got stronger, and at about the age of 13, I began noticing that I could put a hook on my throw and get the ball into pockets, and from that time on I have done pretty well. If there is a weakness that I have

The following schools are seeking coaches: Dublin Jerome — Boys golf, girls soccer. Send résumé to Nick Magistrale, athletics director, Dublin Jerome High School, 8300 Hyland Croy Road, Dublin, 43016 or e-mail magistrale_nick@dublinschools.net. Hilliard Darby — Boys cross country, girls golf, assistant junior varsity boys soccer. Send résumé to Chad Schulte, athletics director, Hilliard Darby High School, 4200 Leppert Road, Hilliard, 43026 or e-mail chad_schulte@hboe.org. St. Charles — Golf. Send résumé to athletics director Dave Lawler at dlawler@cdeducation.org. Upper Arlington — Field hock-

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it is that I haven’t done particularly well in tournament play and now as a senior I want to make major improvements in that aspect of my sport.” Speaking about what bowling has done for him, Netotian said, “Bowling has taught me the importance of sticking with something and that carries over into lots of other aspects of my life. I love my sport and I love being around people that will always back you up when things are tough. Being good at a sport teaches you to stay with some-

thing until you finish it and getting better at bowling is like taking something apart and then putting it back together and making it better than it was before.” Netotian’s 300 game shows he is doing a great job of putting his skills to work at a very high level. I’ll see you at a game. Larry Larson is a former athletics director at Grandview High School. He can be heard as “Mr. High School Sports” on WTVN 610 AM.

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of its past eight overall, said of the Storm. “It’s a big game, and we’ll be stressing that in practice.” Northeast is getting it done at both ends of the ice. It ranks third in the GCHSCHL in goals scored (63) and is tied with second-place Hilliard (10-4-2, 22) for the second-fewest allowed (34). The Ice Prowlers lead the league in goals allowed (31) and Hilliard has scored the most (76). Tyler Wickiser, a senior at New Albany and first-year Storm player, was the team’s leader in goals (17), assists (25) and points (42) through 24 games. His younger brother, New Albany freshman Ryan Wickiser, is the starting goaltender and had posted a 12-5-2 record with a 2.31 goals-against average and 89.4 save percentage. Zach Turner, also a freshman at New Albany, is another newcomer making an impact. He ranked kadams@thisweeknews.com second on the team in points (34) through 24 www.ThisWeekSPORTS.com

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meeting with the Yellow Jackets 44-16 on Dec. 3, but only At a glance led 17-10 at halftime. The EaBelow are the recent results and gles took control of that game coming schedule for the New Albany with pressure defense in the third girls basketball team: quarter. Last Friday, they start*Jan. 7 — Defeated Delaware ed out pressing and led 15-2 after 53-32 the first quarter. Last Friday — Def. Mount Vernon Because New Albany trails 45-16. Hannah Scipio scored 16 points and Abbie Skowron scored Orange by two games in the 11. OCC-Capital, it needs help to Today — At Hilliard Bradley. The Earepeat as league champion. gles won 48-47 on Dec. 7 In the 2007-08 season, Dublin Saturday — At Hilliard Davidson in game postponed from Jan. 11. Scioto led the Eagles by one *Tuesday — At Watkins Memorial. game in the race for the OCCThe Eagles won 56-19 on Dec. 10. Capital with three to play and Of note: The Eagles are 8-4 overall lost to Big Walnut, leaving the and 6-2 in the OCC-Capital. *OCC-Capital game door open for New Albany. However, the Eagles couldn’t stances this season where he’s capitalize and finished second in tried to lift his team’s intensity the league at 7-3 as Scioto won early in games by trapping on at 8-2. defense. That was the case last Friday in a 45-16 win over www.ThisWeekSPORTS.com Mount Vernon. New Albany won the first

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Cumin Indian Restaurant a fine replacement for Bayleaf When I heard Bayleaf was going out of business, I grimaced. The Polaris-area restaurant was one of my favorite places for Indian food. But when I heard the Cuisine of India people were taking over, I cheered up. You see, like Bayleaf, Cuisine of India is modern and authentic, serving both beloved classics and lots of contemporary-style dishes popular in cosmopolitan Indian cities. So when I waltzed into Cumin Indian Restaurant my expectations were pretty high. After a few visits, I realized this newbie was destined to shoot to the top of my Indian food list. Other than closing off the formerly open kitchen, Cumin’s owners haven’t performed any drastic cosmetic makeovers. It’s still a big, modern, open and airy room with few, if pleasant, decorations (chiefly multi-hued, saucer-shaped chandeliers) to distract visitors from

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($15, easily feeds two). Like a giant platter of mixed Indian fajitas, it’s a great way to sample several items on Cumin’s large menu. The “grill” was a round-up of about five kinds of smokily seared, delicious kabobs, my favorites of which were Haryali Tikka (juicy, boneless chicken chunks in a zesty pesto) and Lajwab Seek kabob (huge logs of ground lamb with minced green pepper, onion and cilantro). The mammoth dinner came with fluffy basmati rice and excellent dal. While none of Cumin’s desserts disappointed, the Gajar Halwa ($4 — milky, cardamomy, nutty and fruity shredded carrots) — was especially fun to munch. To read G.A. Benton’s blog, visit ColumbusDiningGuide.com

Greek diner near UA takes simple approach to food, ambience Yiagos and Stratis Kostoglou had simplicity in mind when opening Greek to Me. The menu, for the time being, is a small and manageable collection of breakfast and lunch fare served in a humble dining room with blue and white gingham tablecloths and some Greek accents. “We want to make sure we serve good Greek food. We don’t want to make things complicated,” said Stratis, who opened the store with his father at 4697 Reed Road in Northwest Columbus. The breakfast items consist of the familiar – omelets, pancakes, French toast and typical sides, such as bacon, links and home fries. The lunch menu offers similarly approachable dishes, such as gyros,

subs, moussaka, pastitsio and souvlaki. They wanted prices to be inviting, too, as most entrees run between $6 and $8. It is the first restaurant for the pair. Yiagos worked as a steward on Greek cargo ships, helping coordinate three meals a day, not to mention private functions, for 30 hungry sailors. He eventually opened A Matter of Steak in Westland Mall, which he later sold. Meanwhile, his son was an assistant kitchen manager at Texas Roadhouse. Greek to Me takes over 1,300 square feet of space that was most recently occupied by Pizzano’s. It seats 50.

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including falafel, babagannoush and hummus, plus soups, salads, kebabs and fish dishes. It also serves up several Greek classics, such as pastitsio and moussaka, and an array of desserts. He stresses freshness in his products. For example, he is grinding the meat in-house for his kebabs and burgers. Most items are $6 to $10. Large entrees are in $12 range. There is no alcohol. Lashish, the Greek, offering a large and reaThe restaurant is open for lunch and dinner hours sonably priced Mediterranean menu, has opened in daily. For more information, call 614-457-5800. Northwest Columbus. The restaurant, owned by Mohammad Ballouz, has taken over 1,200 square feet of space at 788 Bethel Road, ramping up the international flair of the Olentangy Square shopping center, which in■ Even wine connoisseurs cludes Banana Leaf (vegetarian Indian), Min-Ga find refreshment elsewhere. (Korean) and Bamboo Café (Vietnamese, Thai). Wine Wisdom columnist Chris The cornerstone of the menu is genuine shawarDillman recommends Jolly ma: skewered sheets of lamb and beef, marinated for 48 hours, cooked on a vertical rotisserie. The Pumpkin Brewery’s Oro de Caljuices of tomatoes and lemon, placed at the top of abaza online at www.thisweekthe assemblage, gloss the meat and add flavor. news.com/foodandwine. Chris Dillman “You’ve got to go to New York to get this,” Ballouz said. Recipe of the week With the pita option, he brushes the bread with hummus and adds Bermuda onion, mint and tart sumac. He finishes it off on a Panini grill to crisp the bread. A shawarma platter is an alternative. Ballouz is a familiar face on the central Ohio restaurant scene, having worked for a number of years for Niki Chalkias, the proprietor of Fisherman’s Wharf restaurants. Ballouz left the restaurant business and was a cultural adviser for the defense industry. But the restaurant business kept tugging at his apron strings. Raspberry brie chicken, courtesy of John Lashish offers a variety of Middle Eastern sides, “Guido” Magnacca of Cimi’s Bistro.

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Yiagos Kostoglou shaves gyro meat in his new restaurant, Greek to Me, at 4697 Reed Road in Northwest Columbus on Jan. 13.

The Kastaglous have loftier ambitions for their bill of fare. They want to slowly introduce daily specials and hope to have a beer-and-wine license in place by this spring. They also plan to have dinner services available by summer. The restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch daily. For more information, call 614-725-4323.

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Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing East lo cated in Byesville, Ohio has a unique opportunity for two Process Engineers. DDRE is a remanufacturer of diesel engines and com ponent parts to supply na tional and international customers. We are within a network of affiliate Daim ler companies that are the provider of heavy and me dium duty diesel engines, commercial vehicle axles and other components. This salary position will be responsible for remanufacturing recovery activities and applying this knowledge to launch new remanufactured products. The engineer will be re quired to identify profitable reman products, reverse engineer components, ap ply various recovery techni ques, validate the product, and implement the product into production. This posi tion will function with the current engineering team within Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing and lev erage internal and outside processes/resources to move projects forward. Ex pectations and responsibili ties of the recovery engi neer are concentrated on utilizing current and new recovery techniques to sal vage power train compo nents. Implementing these new processes and com ponents to production will reduce new material costs and improve product line profitability. Benchmarking of recovery processes and remanufacturing opera tions is expected. Engi neer will be expected to communicate within Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing to leverage existing process es and knowledge. Valida tion plans for newly recov ered components will be required. Reverse engi neering of some compo nents will also be required. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field with 2 years experience is required. DDRE offers a competitive salary and our employees enjoy an excellent benefit package including medi cal, dental, and vision in surance, 401(k) savings plan, retirement contribu tions, vacations, and paid holidays. Daimler Trucks North America and Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing are equal opportunity employers. We take pride in our quali ty products, our dedicated employees, and our clean, safe work environment. If you are interested in join ing our team, please sub mit your resume at detroitdiesel.com and se lect Job Number 1000958. "Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V"

Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing East located in Byesville, Ohio has a unique opportunity for one Supervisor Accounting. DDRE is a remanufacturer of diesel engines and component parts to supply national and international customers. We are within a network of affiliate Daimler companies that are the provider of heavy and medium duty diesel engines, commercial vehicle axles and other components. This is a salary position reporting to the Plant Controller. Requirements for the successful candidate: familiarity with computer applications, including Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, data query/ manipulation abilities, high analytical and problem solving ability, high level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others and motivate employees, knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, financial analysis and reporting of financial data, high degree of ethics and integrity, and proficient knowledge of GAAP and IFRS. CPA certification is preferred Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years of experience or an Associate’s Degree and 6 years of experience is required DDRE offers a competitive salary and our employees enjoy an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) savings plan, retirement contributions, vacations, and paid holidays. Daimler Trucks North America and Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing are equal opportunity employers. We take pride in our quality products, our dedicated employees, and our clean, safe work environment. Daimler Trucks North America and Detroit Diesel Corporation are equal opportunity employers. If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume at detroitdiesel.com and select Job Number 1001566. "Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V"

ADD is a $16 million Cen tral Ohio non-profit agency that provides employment services to people with de velopmental disabilities. ADD is looking for Clean ing Crew Leaders to sup port individuals with devel opmental disabilities, lead ing a team to achieve goals for the work location. The Crew Leader will lead a team that provides resi dential and/or commercial janitorial services. The hours of this position are M-F 2:30p-10:30p. Previ ous janitorial/ custodial ex perience required. High school diploma/GED and valid Drivers License re quired. To learn more and apply, please visit: www.addohiojobs.org

HOME HEALTH AIDE EARN $10 PER HR TO PROVIDE SERVICES FOR YOUR FAMILY MEMBER OR FRIENDS!!! If your family members or friends receive Medicaid and needs assistance with dressing, bathing, running of errands, light house cleaning, medication re minders, or meal prepara tion they may qualify for services. Training provid ed. Flexible hours. Call 614-376-7181 for additional information.

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DEPUTY DOG WARDEN (Bargaining Unit) A position is available for a qualified applicant who can enforce laws pertaining to the control and licensing of dogs. Other duties include ra dio dispatching and rep resenting agency in community relations ac tivities. Shift varies, with days off given during the week. Overtime and holiday are neces sary at times. Minimum Requirements: HSG or GED with two (2) years previous animal han dling exp. or any equiva lent combination of train ing and experience. Re quires a valid Ohio Driv er’s license and prefer someone with a good driving record. Starting Salary: $13.63/hr., plus a comprehensive bene fit package. If interest ed, apply on-line by 1/28/2011 at www.franklincountyohio .gov/commissioners/hr. -EOE-

GREAT OPPORTUNITY! This full-time position is responsible for all maintenance, janitorial and grounds. Must have 1-3 years apartment maintenance experience with electrical, plumbing, boiler system, heating and cooling. Must have own tools and transportation. HVAC certified preferred. Applicants can submit resumes or pick up applications at 4800 Tamarack Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229 or fax: (614) 848-9799. SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY. Drug and background checks are a condition of employment. Restoration Plaza does not discriminate on the basis of disability status in the employment in its federally assisted programs. EOE

MAINTENANCE Part-time position is responsible for maintenance, janitorial and grounds. Must have 1-3 years apartment maintenance experience with electrical, plumbing, boiler system, heating and cooling. Must have own tools and transportation. Applicants can submit resumes or pick up applications at 4800 Tamarack Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229 or fax: (614) 848-9799. SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY. Drug and background checks are a condition of employment. Restoration Plaza does not discriminate on the basis of disability status in the employment in its federally assisted programs. EOE Management Trainee

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Seeking a full time Nurse Practitioner to perform hospice and palliative care patient evaluations in private residences, nursing facilities and assisted living facilities, provide inpatient and outpatient palliative care consults as well as liaison with attending physicians and medical directors. Terrific benefits - Supportive work environment - Lots of paid time off! Please email your resume to sharon.rollins@ kindredhealthcare.com or fax to 614-890-1725.

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VASCULAR LAB TECHNICAL COORDINATOR Fairfield Medical Center, a 222-bed acute care facility, is currently seeking a full-time Vascular Lab Technical Coordinator. This individual will be responsible for performing vascular ultrasound procedures, assisting physicians with invasive ultrasound procedures, updating and maintaining computerized and hard copy patient records, and preparing examinations for interpretation. The Vascular Lab Technical Coordinator works under the guidance of the medical director to ensure compliance to all regulatory standards. The Vascular Lab Technical Coordinator is also responsible for gaining and maintaining ICAVL Certification for the Vascular Lab. This position requires a graduate form an accredited institution, with a Bachelor Degree preferred Certification in RVT, RVS, RT (VS), or ROMS (AS) is required. A minimum of two year’s experience under the supervision of a qualified physician with a concentration in vascular procedures is required. Previous experience with ICAVL and lead role experience is preferred. We are a tobacco-free employer and offer an attractive flexible benefits program that includes: paid time off, health and vision insurance (no waiting period), dental, life insurance, pension and much more. Interested candidates may email their resume to janetr@fmchealth.org or complete an application online at www.fmchealth.org.

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The Arbors East, a 100-bed skilled nursing facility has an opening for a Director of Social Services. The right candidate will: ∂ Possess a bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or rehabilitation counseling and be licensed in the State of Ohio. ∂ Possess strong organizational skills. ∂ Possess the ability to plan, adapt, and implement policies and procedures relating to the social services department. Responsibilities include: ∂ Assisting residents/patients in the achievement and maintenance of maximum psychosocial functioning and independence. ∂ Making optimum use of community resources and assist in the facilitation of the resident’s/ patient’s discharge planning. ∂ Serving as an active part of the Inter-disciplinary Care Plan Team (IPOC).

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Maryhaven Counselor III Adolescent Care Unit Candidate will be responsi ble for chemical dependen cy counseling, case man agement, and treatment planning for clients who have been referred to Maryhaven for treatment, must be able to develop a comprehensive clinical for mulation based on comple tion and/or review of chem ical dependency, biopsychosocial, and related assessments and client’s current functioning. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in human service or behavioral science with two (2) year of experience in the field of chemical de pendence or mental health treatment. CCDCIII, LPC, LSW, LISW, LCDC III (or comparable certification) with two (2) years of paid full time experience in the field of chemical depend ency, mental health or ado lescent treatment, or equivalent. Apply in person or send re sume to: Human Resour ces, 1791 Alum Creek Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43207, Fax: 444-3541, email: Jobs@maryhaven.co m, or apply on-line at www. maryhaven.com.EOE

OUTREACH ASST. Senior services agency in Delaware Co. seeks crea tive, outgoing person to as sist with graphic design, web site, special events, ad sales, more. Top-notch writing and computer skills a must. 20 hrs/wk + bene fits. Visit growingolder.org for details. No calls. PRODUCTION Aramark Uniform Services, the leading garment textile company in America has job openings for Produc tion Workers. Our facility has immediate opportuni ties for hardworking, ener getic and dependable indi viduals in our uniform and linen services. We offer competitive starting pay, an insurance benefit pack age, paid vacation, 401K and more. Applications accepted Mon–Fri, 9A-1P ONLY at: Aramark Uniform Services, Inc. 1900 Progress Ave. Cols, 43207. No phone calls please. Aramark Uniform Services is an EOE.

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This is a float position between 5 other Extendicare Skilled Nursing Centers in the Central Ohio area. The first assignment will be at Arbors East for approximately 2 months. Interested candidates, respond to: Andi Ayres, Area Recruiter E-Mail: aayres@extendicare.com Fax: 414-908-7204 Extendicare Health Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that encourages workplace diversity.

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Making a New Career Choice is a Big Step. What makes our company special? Customer Service that Exceeds Expectations. Our associates are our foundation, exceeding expectations and making the CareWorks Family of Companies an extraordinary place to work.

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Ag Business Development Manager needed to build, market, and manage financial services programs for local, regional and national agribusinesses. Individual will service a multi state territory based out of a home office in or around the Columbus area. Location negotiable depending upon locality of candidate hired. Travel required. Bachelor’s in ag economics, agribusiness, or related field, and a minimum of 5 yrs credit related and sales exp or equiv req. Significant exp in agribusiness finance, sales, or related field on a regional and/or national scale req. Computer skills req. ProPartners Financial provides custom designed financial services to agribusinesses nationwide. We offer an exciting, rewarding and fast paced work environment as well as an excellent total compensation package, including incentive program. Qualified candidates, please apply on-line at www.agstar.com/jobs. Equal Opportunity Employer

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ASSISTANT PROPERTY MANAGER Senior apartment com munity seeks a detailoriented, "people per son" to fill this part-time position. Responsibilities include: leasing and in terviewing skills and oth er general administrative duties. Windows-based PC knowledge and apart ment management expe rience, particularly in subsidized properties, are a definite plus. Bene fits include: Health, Den tal, Life Insurance, Vaca tion Pay, Holiday Pay, Retirement Plan and more... If interested, submit a confidential resume with salary requirements to Attn: Manager, 4800 Tamarack Blvd., Colum bus, OH 43229 or by fax to 614-848-9799. For more info: www.ncr.org Skills Assessment, drug and background checks are a condition of em ployment. Restoration Plaza does not discrimi nate on the basis of disa bility status in the em ployment in its federally assisted programs. EOE

RN Maryhaven Nestlé Product Technology Center will be conducting open interviews for

Pilot Plant Technicians At Nestlé PTC, 809 Collins Avenue, Marysville OH 43040 on Saturday, January 29, 2010, from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Qualified applicants must be High School graduates with industrial and mechanical experience (some college or trade school education is preferred). Also required is a basic aptitude in math, good interpersonal communications skills, the ability to work in teams, the ability to lift 75 pounds, the ability to operate a forklift, and a valid Ohio Driver’s License. The successful candidate will operate industrial equipment in support of food and beverage research. The candidate must be able to keep accurate records, prepare summaries of trial results, and make recommendations based on personal observations. The position requires 5 days/week, 8-hour shifts, overtime upon notice, periodic swing shifts and some domestic and international travel. Individuals will complete an employment application and be granted a preliminary interview. A current resume is desired but not required. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - M/F/D/V/DV

This is a full-time position working in the Methadone Program. Candidate will be responsible for assess ing, planning, implement ing and evaluating care for clients. Must be able to to maximize the comfort and health of clients in accord ance with the interdiscipli nary plan of care.

The Child Development Council of Franklin County, Inc., a highly successful, premiere Head Start program serving over 2,400 children and families in Franklin County, Inc., is seeking qualified applicants for the following position:

Case Manager (Temporary Position) The position is responsible for recruiting and enrolling eligible children for the Head Start program and working with families to provide community referrals for identified social service needs. Requirements include a Master’s Degree, three years of experience working with diverse families, reliable transportation, and general technologyrelated skills. This is a temporary position (January 2011 through June 2011). If you would like to join the CDCFC team, please apply online at www.cdcheadstart.org

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McKesson Material Handlers We are currently hiring Part-time positions to work at our expanding operations center in Urbancrest, OH.

HELP WANTED PROFESSIONAL/ MANAGEMENT BUSINESS OFFICE MANAGER Effective August 1, 2011 Salary: $60,500 $64,500 Bexley City School District seeks a business professional to: • Complete all business related local, state and federal reports • Coordinate appropriate state and federal programs • Monitor all purchase requisitions • Maintain an inventory of school property • Demonstrate strong management and communications skills A Bachelor’s Degree in business or the equivalent is required. Candidate must have or be eligible to obtain an Ohio Business Manager’s License. Please access our website for additional information. http://bexleyschools.org/ employment.aspx Current resume, supportive credentials, and three letters of reference by March 31, 2011 to: Dr. Michael L. Johnson, Superintendent 348 S. Cassingham Rd., Bexley, OH 43209

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Central Ohio Mental Health Center (COMHC), a progressive non-profit corporation is recruiting for the following positions for both of our Delaware and Morrow County offices:

CHILD and ADULT PSYCHIATRISTS As a member of this team our adult and child psychiatrists are responsible for psychiatric assessment and treatment of adults, children and their families. Minimum requirements for this position include an M.D. degree from an accredited medical school and successful completion of general psychiatry residency and adolescent psychiatry fellowship from an accredited institution as well as Ohio board certification.

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Responsibilities include linkage and referral, coordination of services, supportive coaching and educating. CPST’s interface with external and internal care providers and function as an essential part of the team. Bachelor’s degree and LSW, LPC preferred but will consider candidates with equivalent experience in mental health and/or substance abuse programs. Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and insurance are required.

EMERGENCY SERVICES CLINICIANS Positions will be responsible for providing and coordinating emergency services and telephone triage. Candidates for this position must have a Masters Degree and independent licensure. Five years of direct relevant work experience is preferred but not required. COMHC is also seeking individuals interested in After Hours Emergency Services positions.

THERAPISTS Searching for full time THERAPISTS that are innovative and motivated by working with children, adolescents and adults. The duties for this position include providing individual, group, and family therapy. Applicants must have Master’s degree with 2 - 3 years post master’s clinical experience in the mental health field. LISW or LPCC is required. Benefits and salary are commensurate with experience.

PH SPECIALIST A progressive school based partial hospitalization program has an immediate opening for a PH specialist. We are seeking an experienced individual that is creative and motivated by working with children, families and teachers in an alternative school setting. Individual must be able to provide individual, group and family counseling to individuals involved in the program. The clinical duties include planning intervention strategies, monitoring therapeutic progress, crisis intervention and consultation. This program is closely integrated with outpatient services within the mental health center and candidates must be able to function as part of a team of allied care givers.

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Human Resources Central Ohio Mental Health Center 824 Bowtown Road Delaware, Ohio 43015 Fax: 740-368-7835 Phone: 740-203-3001 E-mail: kendra.jados@comhc.org

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OHIO UNIVERSITY-ZANESVILLE is seeking candidates for Assistant Professor of Middle Childhood Education. Tenure-track position. Available September 1, 2011. Responsibilities include teaching and student advising in undergraduate programs that prepare students for licensure to teach in Middle Childhood (grades 4 thru 9), and possibly Early Childhood, depending on prior teaching experience. General faculty responsibilities include teaching 12 credits per quarter (generally, three classes), academic advising, scholarship and professional development, campus and university governance and community service. The University will switch to semesters in Fall 2012. It is expected that faculty will modify courses for distance learning where appropriate. Successful candidate must be able to articulate how their experience and vision coincides with Ohio University’s commitment to diversity. Minimum Qualifications: Earned doctorate with an emphasis in curriculum and instruction. (ABD’s will be considered contingent on degree completion by time of appointment.) A minimum of three years successful teaching experience in primary and/or middle grade teaching is essential, as well as excellent communication skills and evidence of curriculum leadership and scholarly potential. Prior college teaching experience is preferred, but not essential. Successful teaching experience in both middle childhood and the primary grades is preferred. To apply go to: www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/ applicants/Central?quickFind=57502. Review of applications will begin immediately

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The Cash Basis Annual Financial Report of Plain Township for the year ended December 31, 2010 has been completed and is available for public inspection Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Plain Township Offices located at 45 Second Street, New Albany, OH 43054. If you have questions, please call John Brandt, Plain Township Fiscal Officer, at 855-7770. A copy of the report can be provided upon request.

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NEW ALBANY FARMS

THE CRESCENT

THE CRESCENT

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Classic Georgian-Palladian Home steps from the Golf Course, NACC & Market Street shopping. 6,333 SF finished in this 6 BR, 6.1 BA home. 4-car garage. 3 FP. Marble & Brazilian Cherry floors. Lg kitchen w/new appliances. Finished lower level. Wine locker w/150+ bottle wine storage. Seller will lease for $5,000/mo.

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Offered at $1,225,800 Alan Hinson @ 348-8000

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Offered at $898,800 Alan Hinson @ 348-8000

Alan Hinson

Laura Kohler

614-348-8000

614-425-0183

Jane Kessler Lennox Jean Lesnick 614-939-8938

AlanH@newalbanyrealty.com

LauraK@newalbanyrealty.com

JaneL@newalbanyrealty.com

614-537-5376

Janice Moorehead

Mark Neff

614-260-2883

614-402-8929

M. Kate & Tony Thomas

JeanL@newalbanyrealty.com JaniceM@newalbanyrealty.com MarkN@newalbanyrealty.com

614-939-1234 TonyT@newalbanyrealty.com


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