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Greater Bexley Cleanup 2015, 8:30 to 11 a.m. April 18 at the Gateway South parking lot. Goodwill will accept electronics, books, clothes; Batteries Plus will collect batteries, including those for cars; and DARN will collect bicycles for families in need. ShredIt will collect documents for disposal. Cleanup volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. at Pumphouse Park, and the volunteer cookout will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information call 614-559-4200.
Bexley Educator of the Year

Horger's recognition becomes big news

Julie Horger is used to being on the other side of the excitement.
Bexley City Schools

Film helps district talk about mental illness

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, nearly 20 percent of 13- to 18-year-olds in the United States say they have suffered from a mental disorder at some point in their lives, with symptoms severe enough to impair their daily routines.
Drexel Theatre

Historic list might add local fixture

The Drexel Theatre, 2254 E. Main St., may be added to the National Register of Historic Places.

'Timbuktu' screening to benefit Medicine for Mali

A May 3 panel discussion and screening of the Academy Award-nominated movie Timbuktu is designed to raise money and awareness for the local charity Medicine for Mali.
Police beat

Bexley: Man robbed at gunpoint of backpack, wallet

A resident of Chelsea Avenue told Bexley police he was walking west on Charles Street just east of South Cassingham Road on March 27 when a man approached him from behind, showed him a gun and told him to hand over his backpack.

Bexley's 'gigantic yard sale' returns May 2

An upcoming event will help Bexley residents do a little spring cleaning: the second annual Community Yard Sale and Freecycle Event May 2.

Trinity choir, guests to present concert

Trinity Seminary Choir, a chamber orchestra and soloists will perform Schubert's Mass No. 6 in E Flat at 8 p.m. Friday, April 17, in the Gloria Dei Worship Center on the Trinity campus, 2199 E. Main St. in Bexley.

On the move

The American Institute of Architects, Columbus Chapter recently announced its officers and board of directors for the 2015 program year.

Neighbors in the news

Alan Radnor, a Bexley Public Library trustee, has been elected to a one-year term as the vice president/president-elect of the Ohio Library Council Board of Directors.

Making marks

Bexley High School junior Venkatesh Sivaraman has received recognitions for his independent research project concerning protein folding. He competed in the March 7 Central Ohio Science and Engineering Fair held at Upper Arlington High School, where he was selected to observe at this year's International Science and Engineering Fair, set for May in Pittsburgh.

Bexley High School honor roll

Students who were named to the honor roll for the third grading period of the 2014-15 school year at Bexley High School are:

Eager egg hunters

Bexley Community Book Club

McBride set to perform, meet high school students

James McBride, the 2015 Selected Author of the Bexley Education Foundation's Bexley Community Book Club and the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to his White Mother, will visit Bexley and Columbus next week.

District to show film, discuss issues

Bexley City Schools will present the next in its series of community conversations with a movie and discussion starting at 6:30 p.m. April 15, in the the Cassingham Theater, 250 S. Cassingham Road in Bexley.

Kurra's story stands out, earns national medal

Bexley High School junior Vahni Kurra has been recognized nationally as a winner of a National Gold Medal in the Scholastic Art & Writing competition for her short story, The Legend of Marvin Daybell.

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