Election Night Live

ThisWeek coverage begins about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 5

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  • City of Gahanna

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    Gahanna mayoral candidate Joseph Gergley talks with Tom Prinsen (left) and former Gahanna Mayor Jim McGregor as he celebrates his primary win Tuesday, May 5. Gergley will face Tom Kneeland in the November general election.

    Gergley, Kneeland continue in mayoral race

    Gahanna mayoral candidates Joseph Gergley and Tom Kneeland will proceed to the Nov. 3 general election, after finishing first and second in the five-candidate primary election Tuesday, May 5.
  • Plain Township

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    Plain Township trustee Dave Olmstead (right) hugs Battalion Chief Joe Brown after learning the township’s Issue 4, a 2.9-mill levy to fund the fire department, was approved by voters Tuesday, May 5.

    Voters say yes to fire levy

    Plain Township trustee Dave Olmstead’s resounding “Yes!” illustrated the celebratory mood in the fire department’s vehicle bay Tuesday evening after he learned voters had approved Issue 4.
  • RYAN M.L. YOUNG/THISWEEKNEWS
    Mary Morrison teaches students (from left) Megha Sivakumar, 7; Max Su, 9; Avery Benjamin, 10; and Brooklyn Morgan, 6; a performance routine at the Carriage Place Recreation Center in preparation for the upcoming Columbus Children's Show Choir concert Wednesday, May 13.

    Morrison's piano lessons morph into large-scale music program

    Mary Morrison had no idea what she was letting herself in for almost a dozen years ago.
  • CHRIS PARKER/THISWEEKNEWS
    The German Heritage House, 976 S. High St. is currently being used by the Columbus Maennerchor. The Maennerchor which formerly was housed in the building next door at 966 S. High St. is interested in obtaining its former building currently the owned by Columbus City Schools.

    Columbus Maennerchor interested in taking back its historic building

    The Columbus Maennerchor is interested in buying back its former home at 966 S. High St.
  • RYAN M.L. YOUNG/THISWEEKNEWS
    Melissa Goodrich (right) poses for a portrait last Thursday, April 30, with her niece, Kyra Goodrich, and Kyra's son Brayden Goodrich, 4, inside Colonial Candy Shoppe, 3519 N. High St. Melissa Goodrich announced her plans last week to seek a buyer for the shop, which first opened nearly 50 years ago.

    Parting sweet sorrow for candy shop owner

    After more than three decades, Melissa Goodrich feels it's time.
  • ERIN HOLL/THISWEEKNEWS
    After getting stamps four eligible breweries in The Columbus Ale Trail Brew Book, people can get a commemorative pint glass at Experience Columbus' Arena District of Columbus Convention Center locations.

    Columbus Ale Trail opens May 1

    Local craft breweries asked for it, and Experience Columbus is helping to make it happen.
  • Weather where you live

    Answering your weather questions

    Last week I asked you to submit your weather questions to my Facebook page and this week I've got the answers.
  • ThisWeek News' E-Edition

    It's like reading the paper without the actual paper.
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Sports

  • Football

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    Northwestern's Chi Chi Ariguzo, a 2010 DeSales graduate, signed with the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent.

    Ariguzo, Stoudt sign NFL contracts

    Although no players originally from central Ohio were selected in any of the seven rounds of the NFL draft Cole Stoudt and Chi Chi Ariguzo were among the players who signed contracts as undrafted free agents.
  • Gahanna Christian Roundup

    PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY RYAN M.L. YOUNG
    Senior Sam Sibert is the only Gahanna Christian Academy athlete to compete in five sports this school year: soccer in the fall, indoor track and field and basketball in the winter and outdoor track and baseball this spring. "You just have to stay focused," he said. "You have to want to do it and I want to do it."

    Sibert cherishes 5-sport challenge

    Gahanna Christian Academy senior Sam Sibert cherishes the challenge he has conquered this school year.
  • Softball

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    Jessica Flynn of Dublin Coffman is a natural right-handed hitter who has excelled as a slap hitter batting left-handed.

    Slap hitters take pride in skill, impacting game

    Several years before she set the New Albany High School softball program's record for hits in a season, Jamie Sevenish learned to swing the bat playing baseball with her older brother.
Baseball

Resilient Comer devoted to game

Cameron Comer's world was falling apart.
Softball

Injury bug takes another shot at Coffman's Isaly

Despite being hampered by injuries the last three years, Sam Isaly of the Dublin Coffman High School softball team has emerged as one of the area's top players.
Track & Field

Gymnastics career aids Guist in pole vault

Thinking she was spending too much time focusing on gymnastics, Allie Guist decided to try her luck in another sport.
Rowing

Area teams compete in regatta honoring Davids

As a member of the Dublin high school rowing team's boys varsity 8, Wesley Davids sat in the seventh seat as a Dublin Scioto senior in 2003.
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Arts.Food.Fun

  • Table Talk

    Meghan Ralston
    Qi-Shan Noodle from Ying's Teahouse & Yum Yum.

    Clintonville restaurant pivots to authentic Chinese fare

    Ying’s Teahouse & Yum Yum tries to entice diners with true ethnic dishes.
  • David Danzmayr

    ProMusica pair treasures time spent performing

    When ProMusica Chamber Orchestra charted its artistic leadership course two years ago by naming Austrian conductor David Danzmayr music director and Israeli violinist Vadim Gluzman to a newly created position of creative partner, it wasn't mandated that the two share the stage, but it was assumed it would happen.
  • Caleb Johnson will play The Basement Saturday, May 9.

    Fischer's Fab 5

    Rarely has something so purely pleasurable been so exceptionally serious, something so kooky been so cool.
  • ERIN HOLL/THISWEEKNEWS
    After getting stamps four eligible breweries in The Columbus Ale Trail Brew Book, people can get a commemorative pint glass at Experience Columbus' Arena District of Columbus Convention Center locations.

    Columbus Ale Trail opens May 1

    Local craft breweries asked for it, and Experience Columbus is helping to make it happen.

Shadowbox, CCAD stage Pink Floyd concept

The music of Pink Floyd has always gone hand in hand with the visual and dramatic. From the psychedelic imagery of the band's early album art, to the themes of subsequent concept albums and the synchronicity (intended or otherwise) of Dark Side of the Moon and The Wizard of Oz to actual drama, whether in the form of the rock opera The Wall or the real-life story of founding member Syd Barrett, the British art rockers inspired or were inspired by art of many kinds.

Hyde Park burger concept to take over MoJoe Lounge space

Following the beefy ambitions of many restaurants, Hyde Park Restaurant Group will open the Stack City Burger Bar in the old Cup O’ Joe/MoJoe Lounge space on the Cap at Union Station.
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