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  • Hayes High School honors biology students use a net to capture organisms from the Olentangy River during a field trip to Mingo Park earlier this month.

    Students testing river leave no stone unturned

    It wasn't just a simulation; Delaware honors students conducted a real stream-quality assessment of the Olentangy River earlier this month at Mingo Park.
  • Heroin has become a local epidemic. No longer an inner-city problem, it pervades every central Ohio suburb. It's a community problem.

    Heroin Hits Home: Week Two

    In this three-week series, ThisWeek Community News talks to law enforcement, school officials, treatment professionals and addicts about the extremely addictive drug and what can be done to solve the problem. Week two looks at how widespread the epidemic is in our communities from law enforcement's point of view.
    Vince Utterback, Pickerington Local School District business manager Schools sits in the new visitors' side bleachers in Pickerington High School Central's Tiger Stadium.

    Tiger Stadium upgrades greet 2014 season

    Pickerington Local School District officials this month unveiled a series of upgrades at Tiger Stadium as the district celebrates 50 years of high school football.
  • Connecting industry and education

    Glacier Ridge Elementary School students (from left) Katie Holscher, Selin Karakan and Walter Reynolds play with interactive museum exhibits at Roto in Dublin.

    Business, students share learning experience

    An exercise in engineering seemed more like play than education to a class of first-graders from Glacier Ridge Elementary School.

Lawsuit on hold, parent-teacher meetings cancelled in Reynoldsburg

While striking Reynoldsburg teachers mull the latest contract proposal from the district, parents are chafing at new rules barring them from school parking lots and worrying about student safety under Huffmaster substitutes.
Marysville schools

District will redraw elementary boundaries

Marysville school officials are working on a redistricting plan to balance elementary school enrollment and address overlaps in transportation.
Southwest Licking

Three construction options up for discussion Oct. 2

In preparation for an Oct. 2 special meeting to discuss options for new construction, Southwest Licking school board President Don Huber presented three plans during the Sept. 18 board meeting.

JEDD's stipulations too much for Sunbury

Sunbury has turned down a chance to enter a joint economic development district with Berkshire Township and city of Delaware, meaning the village no longer will participate in discussions regarding taxes or the direct development of the Simon-Tanger outlet mall.

Road projects that begin Bridge Street district grid on schedule

Work on two roads that will be part of the Bridge Street District network is underway.

Parent sues to close schools for duration of strike

A Reynoldsburg parent who is also an attorney has filed suit in Franklin County Common Pleas court demanding that the schools be closed while a teachers strike continues.

Fairfield County Sheriff issues warning after 2 attempted abductions in Pickerington

10TV: The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office is warning women to keep their eyes and ears open after two attempted abductions in an affluent Pickerington neighborhood.
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Whetstone's Arway determined to win battle against cancer

Kevin Arway had to deal with a harsh reality the last seven seasons coaching in the same league that produced NBA talent like Northland's Jared Sullinger and Trey Burke.
Girls Volleyball

Central's Myers secures place in program history

Even though the Westerville Central High School girls volleyball team was set to begin its summer camp July 14, coach Shaun Servick told junior Katie Myers to take the morning session off.
Centennial Roundup

Wilburn performs on, off field

As someone who has performed on stage in front of hundreds of people and has even read poetry on a national live webcast, Lake Wilburn is used to being in the spotlight.

DiLorenzo enjoys first U.S. Open

Sept. 1 turned out to be something of a landmark day in the tennis career of New Albany High School senior Francesca DiLorenzo.
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    Dashing dogs, dance lessons add to fun at Columbus Oktoberfest

    The 49th annual event will be held Sept. 26-28 at the Ohio Expo Center/Ohio State Fairgrounds, 717 E. 17th Ave.
    BalletMet Columbus dancer Courtney Muscroft, Columbus Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Jean-Sebastian Roy and Opera Columbus singer Katherine Rohrer represent the three arts companies that will present Twisted Sept. 25-28 in the Ohio Theatre. Tickets start at $10. Visit

    'Twisted' marks landmark collaborative artistic effort

    If you combined Opera Columbus, BalletMet Columbus and the Columbus Symphony Orchestra all in the same program -- and on stage simultaneously -- things could get pretty twisted.
Table Talk

Vegan food truck owner wants to ramp up menu

Chizuko Reese wants to show off her chef skills at Vegan Ba Ba, which recently made its debut.

Fischer's Fab 10

Songwriter Cheryl Wheeler, sax-man Mark Turner and the rock 'n' soul of Barrence Whitefield are among those featured in this week's Fab 10.

Black Point opens Oct. 2 in Short North

Hyde Park Restaurant Group’s splashy new seafood restaurant is slated to open Oct. 2 in the Short North.
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