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Thomas James Knox Outdoor Hockey Rink Construction Begins

Thomas James Knox Outdoor Hockey Rink Construction Begins

Contractors began this week leveling a field at Alum Creek Park South for the construction of the Thomas James Knox outdoor hockey rink.

The rink, dedicated to the memory of high school student Thomas James Knox, is being built with private funds raised by his family following his death in 2015.

 

 

Construction workers clear mud from the treads of equipment being used to excavate footers for the Thomas James Knox Hockey Rink in Alum Creek Park South.

Thomas Knox memory page

Great news to share! Lisa and I attended the Westerville City Council meeting this week where they approved the city to move forward with the “Thomas James Knox Memorial Rink” to be built at the Alum…

 

Memories solace parents, friends of teen hockey player

On Dec. 12, Thomas Knox scored two goals in a game for the St. Charles junior varsity hockey team, went to bed at home a few hours later and never woke up. An autopsy by the Franklin County coroner’s office determined that Thomas, age 14, suffered sudden cardiac death from an abnormal heart rhythm.

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Westerville City Council awarded a bid on Tuesday, Jan. 16 to move forward construction of the Thomas James Knox Memorial Rink, set to break ground in late winter or early spring 2018.

Contractors began this week leveling a field at Alum Creek ParkÊSouth for the construction of the Thomas James Knox outdoorÊhockey rink. The rink, dedicated to the memory of 14-year-old high school student Thomas James Knox, is being built with privateÊfunds raised by his family following his death in 2015.

A skateboarder performs a trick in the Westerville skatepark near where contractors began this week leveling a field at Alum Creek ParkÊSouth for the construction of the Thomas James Knox outdoorÊhockey rink. The rink, dedicated to the memory of 14-year-old high school student Thomas James Knox, is being built with privateÊfunds raised by his family following his death in 2015.

 

Photos by Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock

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Gary Gardiner

Former newspaper and Associated Press photographer. Instructor at Westerville Center for Photography. Owns SmallTown Stock, the Reasonably Rights Managed stock photo agency. Founder and Director for The American Scene Project, a heritage project dedicated to exhibiting and preserving photography of everyday American life.

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