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  • Clintonville Woman's Club

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    Members and community residents gather to celebrate the Clintonville Woman's Club 75th anniversary at an open house May 20 at the organization's headquarters at 3951 N. High St.

    Anniversary observance 'absolutely fabulous'

    More than 200 politicians, business leaders and community residents turned out last week to help the members of the Clintonville Woman's Club officially celebrate the 75th anniversary of the organization's founding.
  • VIDEO

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    A group of volunteers from DeSales High School are busy painting table legs in the wood shop at the Furniture Bank of Central Ohio, 118 S. Yale Ave. in Franklinton.

    Furniture bank can use donations, volunteers

    Spring-cleaning season is here, and items that no longer may be useful to one person could help someone else.
  • JOSHUA A. BICKEL/THISWEEKNEWS
    Zora Hawkins-Thompson (top), 10, sits with other members of the Winterset Elementary School Camera Club during their annual print auction Tuesday, May 19, at the school. The auction, in its 19th year, benefits the club and covers costs for printing and framing prints for future auctions.

    Elementary school students auction their best shots

    Members of the Winterset Elementary School Camera Club held the 19th annual auction of their best works from the year last week, making it possible some of them could be the children of participants in the very first one.
  • Weather where you live

    Tough year for allergy sufferers

    A late spring combined with an unseasonably warm May has made central Ohio one of the worst spots in the nation for allergies.
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Sports

  • DeSales Roundup

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    Parker Plesich and the DeSales boys volleyball team were seeking their second state berth in three seasons when they played Mount Vernon in a Division II regional final May 22 at Westerville Central.

    Mom's prodding helps Mullins excel

    Miss Mullins admits she is not afraid to ride her son, Derrius Mullins, when she thinks the sophomore needs some extra prodding as a thrower for the DeSales High School boys track and field team.
  • Boys Volleyball

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    Members of the Davidson boys volleyball team celebrate with the East Region championship trophy May 22 after defeating Pickerington North 25-20, 25-15, 25-22.

    'Cats stop North in region final

    The Hilliard Davidson High School boys volleyball team will be looking to win its second state championship in the Division I state tournament this weekend at Capital University.
  • Watkins Memorial Roundup

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    Evan Caniff (center) won the 100 and 200 meters to lead the Watkins Memorial boys track and field team to the championship in the LCL meet May 15 at Granville.

    Track teams sweep LCL titles

    The Watkins Memorial High School track and field teams dominated the LCL meet May 12 and 15 to defend their league titles.
Softball

Lions win fifth district title in six years

Winners of five Division I district championships in six seasons, the Gahanna Lincoln High School softball team has gotten pretty comfortable with its setting at the regional tournament.
Football

Hinkle named Northridge coach

Shawn Hinkle will lead the Northridge High School football program, pending school board approval.
Baseball

Boulware steps down as Kilbourne coach

Jeff Boulware has stepped down as coach of the Worthington Kilbourne High School baseball team.
Watterson Roundup

Baseball team earns district championship

The Watterson High School baseball team beat Licking Valley 2-1 in eight innings in a Division II district final May 21 at Beavers Field in Lancaster to capture its first district title in eight years.
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Arts.Food.Fun

  • Table Talk

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    Juan Ramirez has opened Alegria's Seafood at 2584 Bethel Road in the Carriage Place Shopping Center with his wife, Melissa. The grand opening was held May 5. In front of Ramirez is the large seafood soup and large red snapper Nayarit style.

    Seafood restaurant docks at new port of call

    Alegria’s Seafood has moved from Dublin to a cozier storefront on Bethel Road.
  • Clutch co-headlines a Sunday, May 24, show at Lifestyle Communities Pavilion with Mastodon. Graveyard also is on the bill.

    No adjectives necessary: Clutch simply rocks

    Maryland heavy-rock quartet Clutch has shifted gears a handful of times throughout its 20-plus-year career, varying style and approach from one album to the next, all while keeping two things consistent.

Fischer's Fab 5

Columbus Symphony, Tommy Womack, Justin Roberts, Butch Walker and Whitehorse round out this week's Fab Five.

Random Notes

Get ready for a new-look Columbus Children's Theatre come June 1.
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