Pokémon Go is a location-based augmented reality mobile game that released in July 2016 for iOS and Android devices. The game allows players to capture, battle, and train virtual Pokémon who appear throughout the real world. It makes use of GPS and the camera of compatible devices. It uses your phone’s GPS and camera to detect when and where you are in the game and then Pokémon will […]
The 2016 national enforcement mobilization “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” goes into effect across the country from August 17 to September 5, 2016. One of the deadliest and most often committed – yet preventable – of crimes [drunk driving], has become a serious safety epidemic in our country. The […]Read more...
Congratulations to the class of 2011 for being crowned the first ever champs! Obetz would like to thank all the teams that came out and participated in the Inaugural Hamilton Alumni Tournament! Overall, it was a successful and fun tournament. We hope everyone had a great time and we look forward […]Read more...
LifeCare Alliance is a home and community based nonprofit health organization providing programs such as meals-on-wheels and visiting nurses. One of the LifeCare Alliance programs is the Groceries to Go Food Pantry, and it supports people who are batting chronic illnesses. Every year, the Franklin County Task Force on Aging challenges […]Read more...
Local VFW Post 3424 is holding a youth karaoke contest that is sponsored by Obetz! Location: VFW Post 3424 4299 Lockbourne Industrial Pkwy, Columbus, Ohio 43207 Hosted by: Out Of The Box Karaoke & DJ Services Cost: $5.00 Per Contestant (cash only) Youth Contestants from the Village of Obetz are free […]Read more...
In an effort to highlight our valued employers in Obetz, we are proud to tell you about a very special organization that was founded right here at home! Capitol City Trailers, located at 3960 Groveport road. Capitol City Trailers owned and operated by the Stewart family in Obetz, Ohio, opened for […]
Making sure your home is weatherized will aid in keeping it cool during high temperatures according to the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC). MORPC’s Home Weatherization program is a free service offered to residents in Franklin County in an effort to reduce energy consumption and improve health, safety and comfort. […]
On Monday, August 22nd, the splash pad will close for the season. This means that Sunday August 21st will be the final day of the year that it will be open.
The facilities in Obetz that are available to rent include: —Dixon Quarry Pavilion —The Conference Center located at 1650 Obetz Avenue, which has three areas available for rent: Stewart Hall Multi-Purpose Room Gym Reservations are open to everyone. There are different rates depending on residency status. For more information such […]
This information is courtesy of Franklin County Public Health. Zika is primarily transmitted through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. Only 1 in 4 people show any symptoms. The most common symptoms are conjunctivitis (red eyes), mild fever, headache, skin rash, and joint pain. Symptoms normally last for […]
On May 25th, the seniors of Obetz and Groveport got together and had an awesome event: a fashion show! The event was held at the Obetz Community Center, and the models showcased outfits from Bon Worth. The spectators and models all had a great time, and the models looked […]
Thank you volunteers! We appreciate your dedication to Obetz! The countless hours that are given by volunteers means so much to Obetz and helps the Village immensely. Whether it’s picking up trash at the Zucchinifest, wearing a Santa suit at Christmas Kick-off, or filling Memorial Park with Easter eggs, […]
On Friday, May 13th, the Obetz Police Department squared off against the staff of Hamilton Local Schools in basketball in effort to raise breast cancer awareness! As the two teams warmed up, students wearing pink filled the gym. Heads turned as students and staff of Hamilton saw former Ohio State […]
Lou Gramm, the original lead singer of Foreigner, will be headlining the Friday night performance at this year’s Zucchinifest. Lou Gramm was just recently inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2013. He has also earned several Grammy nominations throughout his successful career. Visit www.lou-gramm.com for more information on Lou Gramm. […]
There are all new hoops and asphalt at the outdoor basketball courts just outside the Obetz Athletic Center! Making this location perfect for future Obetz basketball tournaments. There’s nothing like having indoor-quality hoops on outdoor courts! These hoops are ready for use and with the weather steadily getting warmer, there’s no better […]
Beginning May 2nd, the GREAT system will be seeing some improvements: Expansion of all routes; more stops! Expanded service times in the afternoon; earlier PM Service! Easy to use Return Ride Service for Evening & Weekend Riders; just a call away! If you are an Evening or Weekend rider, you […]
The Creekside Industrial Center is home to a new company, West-Ward Pharmaceuticals. Pizzuti and West-Ward Pharmaceuticals broke ground on this past Tuesday, April 19th at 2130 Rohr Road. The new distribution center will be 275,869 square feet, and will be a validated, temperature-controlled warehouse with LED motion-activated lighting throughout. The […]
The Village’s 2015 Annual Report for our NPDES Storm Water Management Program is available online here. The report, submitted to the Ohio EPA contains a list of the activities the Village undertook in 2015 in order to comply with the State and Federal mandates of the NPDES Small MS4 General […]