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LIBRARY NOTES

Upcoming programs and events at the Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main St., are listed below.

Bexley Boosters start mulch sale

The Bexley Boosters have begun the 2015 Mulch Madness fundraiser, with proceeds going to support all middle school and high school athletic programs.

Winter work and play time

State of the Community

City offices will be open for tours before March 3 event

Bexley's third annual State of the Community event, scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, will give residents their first look at Bexley's new municipal offices in the Bexley Square Shopping Center.
Student assessments

Testing moves forward despite weather, opposition

Despite some interference from Mother Nature, the administration of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers tests in Bexley City Schools will not be affected.

City Council changes process; will now interview mayoral appointees

Bexley City Council has changed the process by which it confirms appointees to city boards and commissions.
Police beat

Bexley: Thief steals razor from E. Main store

An employee of a business in the 2500 block of East Main Street reported that on Feb. 10, a man stole an electric razor valued at $40. The suspect is described as black, 40 to 50 years old with balding, salt-and-pepper hair. He was wearing a black puffy coat with white trim, black jeans and black shoes. He was last seen getting into a small, dark-colored vehicle and fleeing eastbound in the alley behind the store.
Ohio Newspaper Association

'ThisWeek' wins 15 statewide awards

ThisWeek Community News publications were recognized with 15 awards from the Ohio Newspaper Association Feb. 11, in the ONA's annual contest among the state's weekly newspapers.

Youth sports get separate venue for 2015 Arnold

The recent demolition of Veterans Memorial will bring major changes to the Arnold Sports Festival in 2015.
Bexley City Hall

Officials pack up, move on

Moving day arrived for the city of Bexley Feb. 10.

Discount instituted to promote purchases

A new program offered by the city of Bexley enables residents to purchase new trash and recycling receptacles at a cost that city officials say is half the retail price.
Bexley Board of Education

Mitchell joins board for talks on testing, start times

Members of Bexley's Board of Education welcomed new member Alissha Mitchell with open arms last week following her official swearing-in attended by family and friends.
Helping the homeless

Families invited to pitch tents, give to cause

In order to raise funds and awareness to combat homelessness, Bexley High School junior Annalise Phelps is organizing the first Bexley Sleep Out on March 6 on the Jeffrey Mansion lawn, 165 N. Parkview Ave., near the pool.

Coming up

Bexley Education Foundation, annual BRAVO! fundraising event, 7 to 11 p.m. March 7, at St. Charles Preparatory School, 2010 E. Broad St. The event features a silent auction and student art auction, as well as opportunities to sample food from area restaurants. Funds raised support the foundation's classroom and district-wide grants-making program, benefiting students in all grades and subject areas. Advance tickets are $50 per person until Feb. 27, $75 thereafter and at the door. Patron sponsor tickets also are $75 each. Make reservations at bexleyeducationfoundation.org.

Bexley Public Library programs

Upcoming programs and events at the Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main St., are listed below.
Police beat

Thefts at businesses add up in reports

Incidents at area businesses kept Bexley police busy with reports in the past couple of weeks.

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