Mifflin Township to Hold Series of Clean-Up Days in Unincorporated Community

Mifflin Township will hold a series of Neighborhood Clean-Up Days from Oct. 7 to 28 in the unincorporated portion of the township to enable residents to dispose of bulky or unwanted items. Clean-Up Days will be held rain or shine in different neighborhoods throughout the township each Friday for four weeks.   Residents in the […]

Mifflin Township Celebrates 100 years of Fire Prevention Week™ with Adventure Day at the Firehouse on Sunday, Oct. 9 from 1-4 p.m.

This year’s campaign, “Fire Won’t Wait. Plan your Escape” aims to educate Mifflin Township and Gahanna residents on actions to keep them safe from fires. GAHANNA, Ohio  – “Fire Won’t Wait, Plan Your Escape!” That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign. The campaign, launched nationally by the National Fire Protection Association, runs […]

National Preparedness Month Begins Today: Protect Your Legacy

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM) and Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security (FCEM&HS) encourages residents to plan and prepare for all hazards before they happen.  The month serves as a timely reminder that emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere without advance notice. This year’s theme is “A Lasting Legacy: The life you’ve built is worth protecting. […]

Mifflin Township Police Recognized for Excellence in Police Management and Training

Congratulations to the Mifflin Township Division of Police for it’s recognition by Lexipol Connect, a program designed to recognize excellence in policy and online training management. The Lexipol Connect Recognition Program involves five metrics in the areas of policy and online training. To learn more, visit https://www.lexipol.com/connect-recognition-program.

Preventing Grill Fires With Common Sense Tips

July is the peak month for grill fires, and with seven out of every 10 adults in the U.S. using a grill or smoker, it means an increased risk of home fires. In 2014-2018, fire departments went to an annual average of 8,900 home fires involving grills, hibachis or barbecues per year, including 3,900 structure […]

Be A Hero! Help Mifflin Township Firefighters Save Lives.

Blood donations help the Red Cross to ensure blood products are ready for patients whenever there is a need. Join us! Appointments are now available for the blood drive held by the Mifflin Township firefighters on August 25 from 12 to 6 p.m. at Station 131, 475 Rocky Fork Blvd. in Gahanna. Sign up to […]

Water Rescues Increase As More Look for Outdoor Adventures

For the past several years the Mifflin Township Division of Fire has experienced a sharp increase in the number of emergencies involving local creeks, ponds and tributaries. Emergencies range greatly. These include emergencies in which individuals slip while streamside and those intentionally entering the water (or into ice in winter) and are swept away. Canoes […]

Artificial Flowers in Cemetery To Be Removed Week of July 11

The Service Department staff will be conducting a clean up at Mifflin (155 Olde Ridenour Rd., Gahanna, OH) and Riverside (3840 Sunbury Rd., Columbus, OH) cemeteries the week of July 11 to remove artificial flower arrangements NOT SECURED to headstones. Due to strong summer storms, and the need to cut grass and maintain the property, […]

Mifflin Cemetery Closed to Vehicles Starting 3 p.m. on Friday, July 1

Due to the Independence Day Celebration in Gahanna, which kicks off with a festival at the Gahanna Municipal Golf Course at 5:30 pm., the Mifflin Cemetery off of Old Ridenour Road and Rt 62 will be closed to vehicles starting at Friday, July 1 at 3 p.m. The cemetery will re-open to visitors on Saturday […]