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    Mayor Nancy Ferguson takes some books from Joe Yersavich, manager of the New Albany branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, during a Nov. 20 event to promote the branch's new drive-thru window, which will open for use Monday, Nov. 30.

    Library drive-thru set to open Nov. 30

    The second drive-thru window in the Columbus Metropolitan Library system is expected to open Monday, Nov. 30, at the system's New Albany branch.
  • Operation Evergreen

    Scott Berry, who lives in Shreve, unloads a truckful of donated Christmas trees Nov. 13 at the Ohio Department of Agriculture while Ron Baumgartner of Grove City removes the mesh wrap from the trees. The men were donating their time to Operation Evergreen, an annual program that ships Christmas trees to troops serving overseas.

    Trees carry messages of hope and home to troops overseas

    Volunteers lovingly tucked ornaments, notes and cards around 100 fragrant Fraser firs and white pine trees last week, hoping to put a smile on a soldier's face by sending holiday cheer from home through Operation Evergreen.
  • Veterans resource guide

    Guide to benefits, health resources and more for veterans of all eras.
  • Weather where you live

    Snow may be late this year

    Halloween has come and gone. The leaves are almost down. Thanksgiving is a week away.
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  • Hartley Roundup

    Hartley's Jaden Manley celebrates the Hawks' 28-20 victory over Bellevue in the Division IV, Region 12 final on Nov. 21 at Mansfield Madison. Hartley will play Middletown Fenwick in a state semifinal Saturday, Nov. 28, at Wilmington.

    Football squad to face Fenwick

    The Hartley High School football team's first meeting with a Greater Catholic League opponent since its 2010 state championship run likely will come down to which team runs the ball at a more successful rate.
  • Football

    Grandview Heights quarterback Andre Readey gets a lift from teammate Thomas Stanley as they celebrate a 25-14 victory over Fredericktown in the Division VI, Region 21 final Nov. 21 at White Field in Newark.

    Bobcats advance to state semifinal

    The Grandview Heights High School football team will get to spend Thanksgiving with family -- twice.
  • Football

    Olentangy senior quarterback Deeb Haber has passed for 2,835 yards and 31 touchdowns this season and is 29-4 as a starter in his career.

    Olentangy's Haber named Super 25 captain

    It might sound surprising to hear from a quarterback who is closing in on 7,000 career passing yards, but Olentangy High School's Deeb Haber long considered college baseball his future rather than football.

'Great season' ends with loss to Wayne

Hilliard Davidson High School football coach Brian White fought back tears as he huddled with his team for the final time this season Nov. 21 at Welcome Stadium in Dayton.
Girls Basketball

Tigers playing with urgency, determination

The Pickerington High School Central girls basketball team opened Nov. 21 with a 59-43 home win over Upper Arlington, eight months and 16 days after last season ended with a second consecutive district semifinal loss.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Girls basketball team features young talent

Despite the loss of five 2015 graduates, Reynoldsburg High School girls basketball coach Jack Purtell was feeling optimistic about his team's potential throughout the preseason thanks to a solid group of young players.
Athletes of the Year

Honorees highlight 2015 fall season

As the fall season winds down, it's time to announce our Athletes of the Year.
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  • Table Talk

    Troy Bellot ladles sauce on the Jamaican taco salad Nov. 18 at Passport Cafe & Catering near Grandview Heights. Bellot and two partners soon will open Passport Public House in Kikyo, a sushi restaurant at 3706 Riverside Drive. Kikyo will remain open for the time being. Passport Public House is expected to open in mid-February.

    Passport Café owner thinks new concept will take off

    Troy Bellot plans to open Passport Public House by Valentine’s Day in Upper Arlington.

Staff Q&A: Do you prefer your cantaloupe wrapped in prosciutto?

Many ThisWeek staffers prefer the fruit by itself.

Annual JCC film fest continues

Event tries to appeal to varied tastes.
Zaftig Brewing

Zaftig Brewing: License transfer will clear the way for move

Zaftig Brewing is expanding its presence in Worthington, and soon will move to a site more than five times as large as its current location.
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