New Parks in Obetz – Braehead Nature Preserve, Area 51 Disc Golf Course

Obetz has two brand new parks: Braehead Nature Preserve and the Obetz Disc Golf Course known as “Area 51.”   Braehead is located on Bixby Road next to Luxottica Optical Center. A nature preserve is a protected area of importance for wildlife or features of geological or other special interest, which is reserved and managed for conservation. Continue reading…

Columbus Dispatch – Police playing kickball with neighborhood kids humanizes badge

http://www.dispatch.com/ Follow the link to read about this event and see some great pictures of OPD’s Officer Fout! This event was part of a nationwide effort to bring together police and neighborhood kids for recreation, cookouts, and community conversation. The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department is partnering with law enforcement officers from across the country Continue reading…

OPD visit Obetz Kids Camp again!

The Obetz Police Department were able to visit the Obetz Kids Camp again! This time they were able to teach the older age group about bike safety. The kids had a blast riding in the Obetz Arctic Cat vehicle and learning their way around the police truck! Thank you Sergeant Ellison and Officer Maynard!  

U16 Obetz Octane Baseball

The U16 Obetz Octane won the Central Ohio Youth Baseball League a few weeks ago, but they decided to do something a little unconventional after winning. Instead of accepting trophies, they chose to donate the cost of the trophies to the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute in the Obetz Octane Continue reading…

Obetz Seniors awarded for 3rd straight year

Obetz seniors have donated the most each year for the last three years! 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 Continue reading…

Annual OPD vs. HT Basketball Game

On Friday, May 19th, the Obetz Police Department and the staff of Hamilton Local Schools played their third annual breast cancer awareness game! Much like previous years, students filled the gym with their pink gear to watch their teachers face off against the OPD. If you remember back to last year, Terence Dials was sworn Continue reading…