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    Jhuma Acharya, secretary of the Bhutanese Napali Community of Columbus, says the group is seeking donations of gently used office furniture for its new community resource center at 4646 Tamarack Blvd. Almost 15,000 Bhutanese nationals now live in the Columbus metropolitan area, according to the organization.

    Community center seeks to aid Bhutanese Nepali refugees

    Wanted: Gently used furniture to be used by gentle people.
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    Nancy Little (left), president of the German Village Garten Club, and media coordinator Ashleigh Lemon hold their mint juleps in Lemon's German Village residence Thursday, April 16. The duo were testing their mixologist skills prior to the club's annual Jazz and Juleps event. The party and fundraiser, traditionally one of the Garten Club's largest, is scheduled for May 8.

    Garten Club jazzed about annual spring event May 8

    Renowned jazz performer Arnett Howard will be the featured musician at Jazz and Juleps, one of the largest fundraisers for the German Village Garten Club.
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    New Albany High School students test a submersible robot in the pool at the Philip Heit Center for Healthy New Albany on April 13. The students, who are in grades 8 to 11, will travel to Hawaii from June 9 to 16 to study underwater geological formations using two robots they built and tested.

    STEM students can say, ‘Aloha,’ in June

    Twenty New Albany-Plain Local students in grades 8 to 11 will travel to Hawaii from June 9 to 16 to study underwater geological formations using robots they built and tested.
  • Weather where you live

    Still too early for planting

    So when Ohio's weather starts to dry out, can you begin putting the tomatoes and veggies in the ground? The answer is no!
  • Voters Guide — May 2015

    See who and what is on the ballot in your neighborhood.
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Sports

  • Watterson Roundup

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    Twin sisters Amy (left) and Jenn Buening are the leaders on defense for the Watterson girls lacrosse team. Both girls have excelled after overcoming knee injuries sustained less than two weeks apart early in the 2013 season.

    Twins overcome identical injuries

    Twin sisters Amy and Jenn Buening are the first to admit they aren't quite as fast as they were before both sustained a major knee injury two years ago.
  • DeSales Roundup

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    Senior attacker Cayman Nebraska (left) has recorded 15 goals and a team-high 17 assists through eight games for the DeSales girls lacrosse team, which was 6-2 overall before playing Columbus Academy on April 21.

    Nebraska scores with approach

    Cayman Nebraska swears she always has been more comfortable operating behind the scenes for the DeSales High School girls lacrosse team rather than as the center of attention.
  • Softball

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    Senior third baseman and pitcher Megan Hatfield was batting .654 with two home runs and 16 RBI through nine games for the Northridge softball team.

    Northridge's Hatfield honing skills

    Megan Hatfield is a perfectionist, and it shows when she steps to the plate.
Commentary

Filling vacancy an easy call for Ohio Capital Conference

Something had to give, and it finally did.
Football

North-South Classic offers chance to shine

After finding out he'd been selected for the 70th annual Ohio North-South All-Star Classic football game, Dublin Coffman High School senior Sam McCollum decided to get creative with the way he'd reveal the news to his family.
Fencing

Wozniak, Zeng win state championships

Westerville Central High School sophomore Kelli Wozniak and Dublin Jerome sophomore Michael Zeng recently had to make room for their latest fencing trophies.
Whitehall-Yearling Roundup

Ferguson upbeat amid health issues

As athletics director Mike Ferguson roamed the grounds at the Whitehall-Yearling High School athletics complex during the 42nd annual Pat McMillin Invitational on April 18, he heard yells of "Hey, Fergie" and "Hey, Mike."
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Arts.Food.Fun

  • Table Talk

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    Mita Shah displays a cone with scoops of the "sitafel," made with cherimoya, also known as custard apple, and Asian berry ice creams at her store, Mardi Gras, 1947 Hard Road.

    Mardi Gras has the scoop on exotic ice cream

    Mita Shah has been making international flavors for 15 years at the Northwest Side store.
  • British composer/pianist Huw Watkins.

    Watkins equally happy with composing, playing

    Renowned British composer and pianist Huw Watkins will join ProMusica Chamber Orchestra as guest soloist and guest composer, as the orchestra features its second annual "Composer/Performer Project" concert this weekend in the Southern Theatre.

Fischer's Fab Five

Smokey Robinson, Eilen Jewell, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, and more round out the Fab Five.

Pair sees magic in performing 'Potted Potter' series mash-up

In the zany two-man play, Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience, which plays the Capitol Theatre Tuesday, April 21 through April 26, James Percy plays Harry Potter ... and Joseph Maudsley plays every other character in the HP universe.
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