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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

    Kilbourne players hold the Thombourne Trophy after beating the Cardinals.

    Kilbourne boys topple Cardinals for Thombourne Trophy

    Sophomore midfielder Jacob Roberts scored the only goal the Worthington Kilbourne High School boys soccer team would need during the first half, as the host Wolves beat Thomas 2-0 on Oct. 3 to capture the Thombourne Trophy.
  • Upper Arlington Roundup

    Upper Arlington goalie Will Collis secures a ball during the host Golden Bears' win over Watterson earlier this season. "He's stepped up and been even more of a leader," boys soccer coach Mic Rogers said. "He's that field general kind of guy. He talks a lot and organizes the defense right."

    Collis filling leadership role

    While Upper Arlington High School boys soccer coach Mic Rogers briefly chatted with referees after a 1-0 win over Marysville on Sept. 29, someone had to organize the team.
  • Girls Tennis

    Olentangy's Kathleen Jones (above) and partner Bri Brdicka won their second consecutive sectional doubles championship and will compete in the Division I district tournament beginning Friday, Oct. 9, at Hilliard Davidson.

    All seven Patriots qualify for district tourney

    The Olentangy Liberty High School girls tennis team continues to make program history.
  • Delaware Hayes Roundup

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    David Kelly and the Pacers boys golf team will compete in a Division I sectional tournament Thursday, Oct. 6, at Clover Valley.

    Godfrey seeks return to state

    Senior Grant Godfrey and the Delaware Hayes High School boys golf team will begin the postseason in a 14-team Division I sectional Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Clover Valley.

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.

Hall to be honored by alma mater

Steve Hall, the former Grandview Heights coach and Ohio State men’s basketball player who died earlier this year, will be honored Feb. 13 by Haviland Wayne Trace, his high school alma mater.
New Albany Roundup

Girls runners focusing on postseason

As the calendar turned to the final full month of the cross country season, New Albany High School girls coach Herb Gregory began to see his runners turn a figurative corner.
Marysville Roundup

Girls golfers look to advance to district

Marysville High School senior girls golfer Emma Romine represented the program in the Division I district tournament in two of her first three seasons.
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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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