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    Kindergartner Aven Patrick and the rest of Amy McIlvoy-Letzelter's class enjoy a mobile planetarium Oct. 7 at Kae Avenue Elementary School. All Whitehall kindergartners visited the planetarium, which features Sesame Street characters as part of the show.

    Kindergartners see stars

    Kindergarten students from all three Whitehall elementary schools learned a little more about astronomy during a two-day program Oct. 7 and 8 at Kae Avenue Elementary School.
  • Weather where you live

    Get set for peak fall color

    Central Ohio's peak fall color is just a week or so away.

    Terri Levine and Andy Marks run the 1950s-style Sock Hop Soda Shop.

    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. Watch a video of the soda-shop queen (a.k.a. Terry Levine) in action at the Miller's Country Gardens Fall Festival.
    The "King and Queen of Halloween," Beth and Joe Starrett, of Dublin, lead a parade of costumed kids at Dublin's annual Halloween Spooktacular at the Dublin Community Recreation Center Oct. 16.

    Halloween 2015

    Community Trick-or-Treat times, pumpkin runs and other spooky fun in your community.
    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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  • Soccer

    North's Emma Warns (left) moves the ball as Central's Abby Augustyniak defends during the Panthers' win earlier this season. North will conclude the regular season Thursday, Oct. 15, at Granville while the Tigers played Gahanna on Oct. 13 to end their regular season.

    North girls clinch ninth league title

    An unfamiliar result helped pave the way for a title with which the Pickerington High School North girls soccer team is quite familiar.
  • Bexley Roundup

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    Trevor Binau and the Bexley boys golf team will compete in the Division II state tournament Friday, Oct. 16, and Saturday, Oct. 17, at NorthStar. For the girls team, Liza Weisman will participate in her third Division II state tournament the same days at Ohio State's Gray Course.

    Golf team reaches state tourney

    In its pursuit of a Division II state championship, the Bexley High School boys golf team enters the 12-team tournament knowing it had the second-lowest score among those competitors in district tournaments last week.
Girls Volleyball

Centennial withdraws from district tourney

The Centennial High School girls volleyball team has withdrawn from the coming Division I district tournament, according to coach Brenden Pence.
DeSales Roundup

Boys soccer team earns No. 1 seed

Even with championships at the league, district, regional and state levels on his resume, not to mention two first-team all-state honors, Antonio Romanelli hopes the most memorable days of his DeSales High School boys soccer career are ahead of him.
Whetstone Roundup

Girls squad again captures City title

The Whetstone High School girls soccer team won its fourth consecutive City League championship by defeating Centennial 5-0 Oct. 8 at Mapfre Stadium.

OHSAA decision hurts central Ohio golf squads

As has been the case since the Ohio High School Athletic Association expanded girls golf to two divisions in 2008, 36 boys teams and 24 girls squads will be competing over the next two weekends for state championships.
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  • Table Talk

    Harry Erardi, vice president of training, makes a pizza while working at Sbarro, 2163 W. Dublin-Granville Road, Thursday, Oct. 1. The pizza chain recently opened standalone restaurants in Linworth and Dublin and will be opening a Clintonville restaurant Oct. 21 and a University District site in November.

    Sbarro venturing into 'pizza-centric' territory with new stores

    The Sbarro pizza revolution has begun in Columbus.
  • Recipe of the Week

    Buttery crab bread pudding

    Buttery crab bread pudding

    Courtesy of Jen Lindsey of the Kitchen.

Kindred Artisan Ales to open Morrison Road tasting room

Gahanna residents will be able to enjoy a new tasting room for beer by mid-December to early January 2016.

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.
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