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  • Green Scoop: 'Poop with Potential'

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    Dave Lees and Jendell Duffner grind up pet waste at a composting facility in Alexandria on April 27. Duffner's business, Green Scoop, collects pet waste to be converted into renewable energy.

    Business finds niche in renewable energy

    With the help of entrepreneurs like Jendell Duffner, it's possible to turn pets' backyard waste into a renewable energy source.
  • CHRIS PARKER/THISWEEKNEWS
    Barbary Sanderson, the emerging-technologies and digital-content specialist for the Licking County Library, plays one of the ukuleles now available for card-holding patrons to check out at the library system's downtown Newark branch, 101 W. Main St.

    Library plays to patrons with ukulele loans

    The Licking County Library's guitar-lending program proved so popular, library officials now are offering ukulele rentals to card-holding patrons.
  • RYAN M.L. YOUNG/THISWEEKNEWS
    Hayes High School Assistant Principal Dan Bartha is duct-taped to a wall in the school's gymnasium as part of a fundraiser Friday, May 1. The school's Key Club sold strips of tape to raise money for the Pacer Pantry.

    Is there anything duct tape can't do?

    Hayes High School students left their assistant principal hanging last week, all in the name of helping their classmates.
  • ERIN HOLL/THISWEEKNEWS
    After getting stamps four eligible breweries in The Columbus Ale Trail Brew Book, people can get a commemorative pint glass at Experience Columbus' Arena District of Columbus Convention Center locations.

    Columbus Ale Trail opens May 1

    Local craft breweries asked for it, and Experience Columbus is helping to make it happen.
  • Weather where you live

    Summer outlook just released

    The National Weather Service is out with its long range forecast for this summer and both temperatures and precipitation are forecast to be near average for the months of June, July and August.
  • May 2015 Election

    See who and what is on the ballot in your neighborhood.
  • ThisWeek News' E-Edition

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

  • Football

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    Northwestern's Chi Chi Ariguzo, a 2010 DeSales graduate, signed with the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent.

    Ariguzo, Stoudt sign NFL contracts

    Although no players originally from central Ohio were selected in any of the seven rounds of the NFL draft Cole Stoudt and Chi Chi Ariguzo were among the players who signed contracts as undrafted free agents.
  • Gahanna Christian Roundup

    PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY RYAN M.L. YOUNG
    Senior Sam Sibert is the only Gahanna Christian Academy athlete to compete in five sports this school year: soccer in the fall, indoor track and field and basketball in the winter and outdoor track and baseball this spring. "You just have to stay focused," he said. "You have to want to do it and I want to do it."

    Sibert cherishes 5-sport challenge

    Gahanna Christian Academy senior Sam Sibert cherishes the challenge he has conquered this school year.
  • Softball

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    Jessica Flynn of Dublin Coffman is a natural right-handed hitter who has excelled as a slap hitter batting left-handed.

    Slap hitters take pride in skill, impacting game

    Several years before she set the New Albany High School softball program's record for hits in a season, Jamie Sevenish learned to swing the bat playing baseball with her older brother.
Baseball

Resilient Comer devoted to game

Cameron Comer's world was falling apart.
Softball

Injury bug takes another shot at Coffman's Isaly

Despite being hampered by injuries the last three years, Sam Isaly of the Dublin Coffman High School softball team has emerged as one of the area's top players.
Track & Field

Gymnastics career aids Guist in pole vault

Thinking she was spending too much time focusing on gymnastics, Allie Guist decided to try her luck in another sport.
Rowing

Area teams compete in regatta honoring Davids

As a member of the Dublin high school rowing team's boys varsity 8, Wesley Davids sat in the seventh seat as a Dublin Scioto senior in 2003.
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Arts.Food.Fun

  • Table Talk

    Meghan Ralston
    Qi-Shan Noodle from Ying's Teahouse & Yum Yum.

    Clintonville restaurant pivots to authentic Chinese fare

    Ying’s Teahouse & Yum Yum tries to entice diners with true ethnic dishes.
  • ERIN HOLL/THISWEEKNEWS
    After getting stamps four eligible breweries in The Columbus Ale Trail Brew Book, people can get a commemorative pint glass at Experience Columbus' Arena District of Columbus Convention Center locations.

    Columbus Ale Trail opens May 1

    Local craft breweries asked for it, and Experience Columbus is helping to make it happen.
  • The Wombats will play the Newport Music Hall Monday, May 4.

    Fischer's Fab 10

    The 1980s have come to play in this week's edition of the Fab 10.

Curtain Call

The enthusiastic reception with which audiences greeted CATCO's world-premiere production of The Final Table resulted in its run being extended through this weekend (8 p.m. today through Saturday, April 30 through May 2) in the Riffe Center Studio Two Theatre.

Hyde Park burger concept to take over MoJoe Lounge space

Following the beefy ambitions of many restaurants, Hyde Park Restaurant Group will open the Stack City Burger Bar in the old Cup O’ Joe/MoJoe Lounge space on the Cap at Union Station.
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