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  • CHRIS PARKER/THISWEEKNEWS
    Music teacher Margaret Patterson conducts a song by Pataskala Elementary School children during the unveiling ceremony for the Story Trail on May 20 at Pataskala Municipal Park.

    Long story short, a good time had by all

    Jeff Rothweiler had to wait his turn to read on the Story Trail, just like everyone else.
  • LORRIE CECIL/THISWEEKNEWS
    Jim Jaeger with American Legion Post 800 salutes as the Star Spangled Banner is played during the 2014 Memorial Day ceremony at the Dublin Cemetery in Historic Dublin.

    Memorial Day observances

    Community Memorial Day parades, ceremonies and observances.
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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.
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    Director Carol Agler leads the Ohio State School for the Blind marching band during rehearsal last week at the school.

    Blind school 'carries flag' in Memorial Day parade

    The Ohio State School for the Blind marching band will perform Monday, May 25, during the 2015 National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C.
  • 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.
  • ThisWeek News' E-Edition

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

  • 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.
  • Track & Field

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    Madeline Nichols and the Upper Arlington girls track team finished fifth in the OCC-Central Division meet held May 14 and 16 at Hilliard Davidson.

    UA's Jones excelling in pole vault

    Emily Jones of the Upper Arlington High School girls track and field team gave up gymnastics to commit to a future in pole vault, but the senior isn't sure she'd be vaulting at the University of Dayton without having put several years into her other sport.
  • Lacrosse

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    Darby's Ryan Rampi has the ball knocked from him by Gahanna's Jake Mitchell earlier this season. Rampi recorded five goals and two assists as the Panthers defeated Davidson 11-4 on May 13 to clinch the Hilliard Cup for the second consecutive season.

    Darby boys retain Hilliard Cup

    The Hilliard Darby High School boys lacrosse team won the Hilliard Cup for the second year in a row.
Big Walnut Roundup

Eagles win first district title since 1974

Led by the right arm of freshman pitcher Austin Becker, the Big Walnut High School baseball team captured its first district championship in 41 years.
Baseball — District Finals

Smith helps Pickerington North eliminate Gahanna

Pickerington High School North sophomore Dillan Smith and his teammates didn’t think much of it when they were seeded 11th for the Division I district baseball tournament.
Track & Field

Nash gains momentum at OCC meet

Christina Nash showed she's ready for the postseason.
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Arts.Food.Fun

  • Table Talk

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    Magdiale Wolmark seasons meat for his new restaurant Izzy and Mo's, a neo-Jewish deli, at 249 King Ave. Izzy and Mo's planned a soft opening for Tuesday, May 19.

    Chef’s roots lead to new deli in Victorian Village

    Izzy and Mo’s offers premium, homemade ingredients, owner Magdiale Wolmark said.
  • 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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