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Bexley officials vow to draft anti-discrimination ordinance

Bexley city officials vowed to draft a citywide nondiscrimination ordinance during a meeting at City Hall on Tuesday night, March 31, attended by about 50 people, with several addressing council in support of gay rights.

Serving up salad: More options offered to youngest set in school district

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 17 percent of all adolescents in the United States are obese -- that's 12.5 million children who could be eating healthier options.

LIBRARY NOTES

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

Levy due for renewal, city wavering on need for one

Bexley City Council has begun discussions on whether the city should renew an existing operating levy that voters have approved every five years for the past four decades.

Haircuts for a cause help show support, raise research funds

More than a dozen people had their heads shaved to raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer research during a March 29 event at Jeffrey Mansion.
Police beat

Bexley: Tires, rims stolen from parked vehicle

A resident in the 2600 block of Bellwood Avenue reported someone removed the tires and rims from the left side of his vehicle March 14 while it was parked on the street in front of his residence.

Planning begins for Community Safety Fest May 9

Bexley city officials encourage residents who are interested in learning more about how they can increase safety in their neighborhoods to attend the first Bexley Community Safety Fest, set for 1 to 4 p.m. May 9 at the Bexley High School complex, 326 S. Cassingham Road.
Bexley Public Library

Discussion to follow up on PBS documentary

The Bexley Public Library will host "Cancer, Progress & Hope," a free discussion on the latest in cancer research and treatment advances at 7 p.m. today, April 2, in the auditorium, 2411 E. Main St.
2015 Decorators' Show House

Designers give Dublin residence a new look

A 19,000-square-foot residence in Muirfield Village will act as canvas for several designers working on the 2015 Decorators' Show House.

Stoddart Garden preparing to grow

The Stoddart Avenue Community Garden is accepting applications for its seventh growing season.
Next Chapter Book Club

Group's gatherings aren't just about plot lines

It's a bustling evening at the Starbucks in Bexley as customers chat, complete schoolwork, text friends and listen to music.

Bexley Public Library programs

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

Coming up

Bexley Easter Egg Hunt, noon April 4, at Jeffrey Park and Mansion, 165 N. Parkview Ave. Organized by the Bexley Celebrations Association, the Bexley Easter Egg Hunt is an annual tradition for which participants should arrive early.

College notes

Justin Meyer, a 2013 graduate of Bexley High School, recently received the Mobbie Award for the Best College Sports Blog for a sports website he co-created. The annual award is sponsored by the Baltimore Sun.

BRAVO! draws 757 guests, leads to $85,000 in sponsorships

The Bexley Education Foundation's 2015 BRAVO! drew 757 guests to St. Charles Preparatory School March 7, in support of the foundation's grants-making program in the Bexley City Schools.

Bexley native transitions from author to playwright

When the late Mike Harden devoted his Sept. 13, 2009, column in The Columbus Dispatch to the book Sorry, Downtown Columbus Is Closed, author I. David Cohen suddenly found himself much in demand as a speaker.

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