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    Phillip Stevens, 10, of Upper Arlington talks with his mom, Nancy Stevens as he experiments with a computer flight simulator at the Youth Aviation Adventure booth during an open house Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Ohio State University Airport in Columbus.

    Learning on the fly

    The Blackhawk, which is used mainly for troop transport and medical evacuation, is based at Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base. VIDEO: Watch the Blackhawk perform maneuvers at the event.
    Reynoldsburg High School senior Michael Sexton, 17, works on an iMac before the new Mac Lab dedication on Friday, Sept. 25, at Encore Academy.

    New MAC Lab opens at Encore

    Reynoldsburg Encore Academy formally opened its MAC Lab last week, putting precision tools in the hands of students interested in graphic design.
    Anne Nelson, center, and Sally Schill, right, both of Upper Arlington, discuss what colors to use as they help paint a mural at the NNEMAP Food Pantry, 677 E. 11th Ave. in Columbus. The pantry, operated by 33 central Ohio churches, served nearly 30,000 people in 2014.

    Community focus reflected in new NNEMAP mural

    The focus of the NNEMAP Food Pantry has always been on helping the community, first out of a house on Dennison Avenue, then in the basement of an old church in the Short North area of Columbus and now in a converted VFW hall at 677 11th Ave. near the state fairgrounds.
  • Weather where you live

    Peak fall color approaches

    Get ready for brilliant fall foliage! Wet weather in June and July combined with abundant sunshine and drier conditions in recent weeks may produce dramatic color this fall.
    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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  • Game of the Week

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    Licking Heights' London Pearson celebrates a touchdown during the host Hornets' 31-22 win over Watkins Memorial on Oct. 2.

    Licking Heights 31, Watkins Memorial 22

    The Watkins Memorial High School football team appeared to be going for a knockout punch against host Licking Heights late in the first half of the Battle for Broad Street on Oct. 2.
  • 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.
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.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Boys golfers are seeking district berth

Michael Giffin and the Watkins Memorial High School boys golf team got a final tuneup for the postseason when they competed in the Pickerington Central Invitational on Oct. 3 at Turnberry.
Centennial Roundup

Volleyball team rolling in City-North

The Centennial High School girls volleyball team stayed perfect against its toughest City League-North Division opponents this season by beating Northland 25-9, 25-10, 25-18 on Sept. 24 to earn a sweep over the second-place Vikings.

Crunch time approaching for area football squads

With Ohio high school football now at the midpoint of the regular season, how each team's season ultimately will be defined is about to come into focus.
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  • Table Talk

    George Stefanidis, owner of the Easy Street Cafe, poses for a portrait inside his German Village restaurant Sept. 23. The restaurateur has opened a new location near Bexley.

    Easy Street Cafe brings Greek classics, quirks to Bexley area

    The restaurant specializes in gyros, salads, burgers and sandwiches.
  • Atalante will be in concert Sunday, Oct. 4, in Mees Hall at Capital University.

    Fischer's Fab Five

    The five best bets for this weekend.

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.

Winking Lizard/ Lizardville combo coming to Westar

Bar and restaurant chain Winking Lizard Tavern plans to open a Westerville location, taking over 496 Polaris Parkway.
Sweet Carrot plans

Owner makes commitment to respect site's history

Improvements slated for Worthington's former Kilbourne Memorial Library building, known as the 752 building, include a revitalized interior, a full-service kitchen and a raised terrace that will serve as a patio.
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