Around Town – March 2

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March 2

Orchids to

the Petersville United Methodist Church for the staff snacks, from Clifty Creek Elementary School.

Onions to

the company for having their security contractor change to unattractive and useless shirts.

coaches and players who went to one funeral but not another.

universal design for learning for not improving graduation rates.

the two parking spots at the northeast corner of Washington and Fourth Street forcing the southbound and turning lane too far left.

the jail commissary charging more than double for certain items, it’s friends or family that pay, not the inmates.

the person passing by in the early morning hours who continually honks their horn at the security officer who is reading.

legislators creating a legal path to have books banned.

those who can’t grasp that after three years, it’s not the former leader’s political mess.

being highly confident about a low-confidence intelligence assessment by the DOE that most scientists don’t believe.

blaming the former leader for loosening railroad regulations and causing the Ohio train wreck when the current leader has done nothing to reverse this.

the required credit card payments for high school sporting events admission having a processing fee of greater than 10%, someone is profiting, and it is not right.

people whining to get their college loans erased after years and years of families finding a way to pay for college loans for their kids, putting off early retirement.

the company putting in fiber optic for making their people stay out all day.

the local employee for smearing a Columbus resident after his death.

Republican lawmakers who have drafted bills to cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

Happy Birthday to

Katea Ravega, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

Zaimeire Baihetiyaer, from your family, co-workers, Doug and Donna.

Shona Fisher, from your family and Donna.

Zane Dougherty on No. 5! love Mom, Dad, Sawyer, Kellen and Soohie.

Laya Houshour on No. 3, to my little peanut, from Nana.