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Full local results of the May 5 primary vote

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  • City of Gahanna

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    Gahanna mayoral candidate Joseph Gergley talks with Tom Prinsen (left) and former Gahanna Mayor Jim McGregor as he celebrates his primary win Tuesday, May 5. Gergley will face Tom Kneeland in the November general election.

    Gergley, Kneeland continue in mayoral race

    Gahanna mayoral candidates Joseph Gergley and Tom Kneeland will proceed to the Nov. 3 general election, after finishing first and second in the five-candidate primary election Tuesday, May 5.
  • Plain Township

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    Plain Township trustee Dave Olmstead (right) hugs Battalion Chief Joe Brown after learning the township’s Issue 4, a 2.9-mill levy to fund the fire department, was approved by voters Tuesday, May 5.

    Voters say yes to fire levy

    Plain Township trustee Dave Olmstead’s resounding “Yes!” illustrated the celebratory mood in the fire department’s vehicle bay Tuesday evening after he learned voters had approved Issue 4.
    Mary Morrison teaches students (from left) Megha Sivakumar, 7, Max Su, 9, Avery Benjamin, 10, and Brooklyn Morgan, 6, a performance routine at the Carriage Place Recreation Center in preparation for the upcoming Columbus Children's Show Choir concert Wednesday, May 13.

    Morrison's piano lessons morph into large-scale music program

    Mary Morrison had no idea what she was letting herself in for almost a dozen years ago.
    The German Heritage House, 976 S. High St. is currently being used by the Columbus Maennerchor. The Maennerchor which formerly was housed in the building next door at 966 S. High St. is interested in obtaining its former building currently the owned by Columbus City Schools.

    Columbus Maennerchor interested in taking back its historic building

    The Columbus Maennerchor is interested in buying back its former home at 966 S. High St.
    Melissa Goodrich (right) poses for a portrait last Thursday, April 30, with her niece, Kyra Goodrich, and Kyra's son Brayden Goodrich, 4, inside Colonial Candy Shoppe, 3519 N. High St. Melissa Goodrich announced her plans last week to seek a buyer for the shop, which first opened nearly 50 years ago.

    Parting sweet sorrow for candy shop owner

    After more than three decades, Melissa Goodrich feels it's time.
    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

    Answering your weather questions

    Last week I asked you to submit your weather questions to my Facebook page and this week I've got the answers.
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  • Softball

    Northland freshman Lennette Butler enjoys the moment as softball coach Dan Zedeker signs "I love you" at a recent practice. Butler, who is deaf, has become one of the Vikings' best players. Zedeker, whose daughter also is deaf, used to work at Ohio School for the Deaf.

    Butler adapts to help lead Vikings

    Lennette Butler didn't ignore the ball-strike count or lose her concentration when she remained at the plate unaware that she'd been called out on strikes against Linden-McKinley earlier this season.
  • Hartley Roundup

    Hartley sophomore Connor Liden, a longtime hockey player, earned the third-singles spot for the Hawks' boys tennis team this spring.

    Hockey player hits the hardcourt to train

    Almost year-round, Hartley High School sophomore Connor Liden is likely to have a hockey stick in his hands and be wearing a team uniform.
  • Track & Field

    Johnstown-Monroe senior Elizabeth Blenk still competes as a jumper but has found greater success in her favorite event, the 300-meter hurdles.

    Blenk looks to clear final hurdle

    Competing in the hurdles never was on Elizabeth Blenk's radar.
  • Football

    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.

OHSAA moving closer to sanctioning sport

As one of the founding members of the Upper Arlington High School boys lacrosse club team in 1972, Paul Balcerzak helped build a sport that at the time was in its infancy in Ohio.

Olentangy's McGuinness provides pop

Joe McGuinness makes the most of mistakes.
Track & Field

Varner's dash is throwing foes for loop

Grant Varner hears the whispers as he walks onto the track.
Whetstone Roundup

Waitkus is natural fit at shortstop for softball team

The first time Bailey Waitkus picked up a softball glove was spring 2012 when she was in seventh grade. Three years later, the sophomore has firmly established herself as one of the top players for the Whetstone High School softball team.
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  • 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.
  • David Danzmayr

    ProMusica pair treasures time spent performing

    When ProMusica Chamber Orchestra charted its artistic leadership course two years ago by naming Austrian conductor David Danzmayr music director and Israeli violinist Vadim Gluzman to a newly created position of creative partner, it wasn't mandated that the two share the stage, but it was assumed it would happen.
  • Caleb Johnson will play The Basement Saturday, May 9.

    Fischer's Fab 5

    Rarely has something so purely pleasurable been so exceptionally serious, something so kooky been so cool.
    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.

Shadowbox, CCAD stage Pink Floyd concept

The music of Pink Floyd has always gone hand in hand with the visual and dramatic. From the psychedelic imagery of the band's early album art, to the themes of subsequent concept albums and the synchronicity (intended or otherwise) of Dark Side of the Moon and The Wizard of Oz to actual drama, whether in the form of the rock opera The Wall or the real-life story of founding member Syd Barrett, the British art rockers inspired or were inspired by art of many kinds.

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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