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    Anne Nelson, center, and Sally Schill, right, both of Upper Arlington, discuss what colors to use as they help paint a mural at the NNEMAP Food Pantry, 677 E. 11th Ave. in Columbus. The pantry, operated by 33 central Ohio churches, served nearly 30,000 people in 2014.

    Community focus reflected in new NNEMAP mural

    The focus of the NNEMAP Food Pantry has always been on helping the community, first out of a house on Dennison Avenue, then in the basement of an old church in the Short North area of Columbus and now in a converted VFW hall at 677 11th Ave. near the state fairgrounds.
  • A Portable Theatre

    Jonathan Putnam (left) and Ed Vaughan rehearse a scene from A Portable Theatre's production of Tales from the Grave.

    Ghost stories will invoke old-time radio broadcasts

    Ghost stories dating from the mid- to late 19th century will be performed in a format popular in the early to middle 20th century for 21st century audiences throughout central Ohio.
  • Weather where you live

    Peak fall color approaches

    Get ready for brilliant fall foliage! Wet weather in June and July combined with abundant sunshine and drier conditions in recent weeks may produce dramatic color this fall.
    A line forms at the Franklin County Board of Elections last October.

    Election 2015 | Fall Ballot

    See what races and issues will be on the Nov. 3 ballot.
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  • Girls Volleyball

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    Sister tandems Caroline Ey (left), Chloe Ey, Savannah Line and Bailey Line are among the top performers for the Central girls volleyball team, which was 13-3 overall and 8-0 in the OCC-Cardinal Division before playing Canal Winchester on Sept. 29.

    Sister duos boost Warhawks

    Since becoming a key player for the Westerville Central High School girls volleyball team two seasons ago, senior setter Bailey Line has witnessed how much of a difference communication can make on the court.
  • Whitehall-Yearling Roundup

    Filimon Weldemelak has been contending for the top spot in the Whitehall boys cross country lineup, along with Efrem Gebreambes. The Rams will compete in the Erin L. Nance Fall Distance Classic on Saturday, Oct. 3, at London Country Club.

    Runners focus on postseason

    The Whitehall-Yearling High School boys cross country team is preparing for what it hopes is a competitive postseason.
  • Whetstone Roundup

    Atyana Adams and the Whetstone girls tennis team will compete in the Division I sectional tournament Thursday, Oct. 1, and Saturday, Oct. 3, at Upper Arlington.

    Tennis team rolls in City tournament

    The Whetstone High School girls tennis team is guaranteed a sweep of the City League tournament titles.
  • Watterson Roundup

    Nick Haley finished 13th to help the Watterson boys cross country team win the Braves Invitational on Sept. 23 at Whetstone.

    Haley glad to return to course

    Despite running nearly a minute faster last season, Nick Haley of the Watterson High School boys cross country team nevertheless was excited about what he accomplished Sept. 23 during the Braves Invitational at Whetstone.
Centennial Roundup

Volleyball team rolling in City-North

The Centennial High School girls volleyball team stayed perfect against its toughest City League-North Division opponents this season by beating Northland 25-9, 25-10, 25-18 on Sept. 24 to earn a sweep over the second-place Vikings.

Crunch time approaching for area football squads

With Ohio high school football now at the midpoint of the regular season, how each team's season ultimately will be defined is about to come into focus.
St. Charles Roundup

Golfers capture another CCL title

The St. Charles Preparatory School golf team is about to begin another trek in search of postseason success.

Loupe wins Nationwide Children’s Hospital tourney

It was an emotional win for Andrew Loupe in the Tour Finals’ Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship on Sept. 27 at Ohio State’s Scarlet Course.
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  • Table Talk

    Ty Starkey, head chef and owner of Carved Comfort Sandwiches, Soups and Salads, displays some of the items available at the restaurant, 5445 Roberts Road near Hilliard.

    Easy Street Cafe brings Greek classics, quirks to Bexley area

    The restaurant specializes in gyros, salads, burgers and sandwiches.
  • Atalante will be in concert Sunday, Oct. 4, in Mees Hall at Capital University.

    Fischer's Fab Five

    The five best bets for this weekend.

Sock Hop Soda Shop mobile diner serves 1950s-style fun

Sock Hop Soda Shop, a mobile 1950s-style diner, is delivering root beer floats and chili dogs and is holding Hula-Hoop and dance competitions.

Winking Lizard/ Lizardville combo coming to Westar

Bar and restaurant chain Winking Lizard Tavern plans to open a Westerville location, taking over 496 Polaris Parkway.
Sweet Carrot plans

Owner makes commitment to respect site's history

Improvements slated for Worthington's former Kilbourne Memorial Library building, known as the 752 building, include a revitalized interior, a full-service kitchen and a raised terrace that will serve as a patio.
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