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Buechner's dedication applauded

Officer wraps up 36 years of service

As he looks back on his 36 years of service as a Bexley police officer, Mike Buechner said his colleagues and the residents are what he will miss most as he begins his retirement.
Amended city budget

Two police officers to be added, not three

Bexley City Council members unanimously approved the city's 2016 budget last week, projecting $13,339,252 in revenue and $13,010,598 in expenses.
Rentals at Jeffrey Mansion, Park

Amplified music will not fill the meadow area

Music will not be ringing out when patrons rent Jeffrey Mansion, 165 N. Parkview Ave., for outdoor events.
Police beat

Bexley: Resident reports cash stolen from unlocked vehicle

Bexley police said a resident in the 100 block of South Roosevelt Avenue reported that between Nov. 14 and Nov. 15, someone entered his unlocked vehicle, parked in his driveway, and stole $290 in cash from the center console.
March primary election

Mentel seeks seat on county commission

Mike Mentel will make another run at political office this spring when he takes on fellow Democrat Paula Brooks in the race for a seat on the Franklin County Board of Commissioners.
Safe-sleeping campaign

Agency hopes 'ABCs' will lower infant death rate

The fact that Franklin County continues to lose more than 20 babies each year -- roughly the equivalent of a kindergarten class -- to unsafe sleep environments has encouraged Columbus Public Health to push harder in its fight against infant mortality.


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

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Council OKs $13 million budget for 2016

Bexley City Council members unanimously approved the city’s 2016 budget, projecting $13,339,252 in revenue and $13,010,598 in expenses, at their Nov. 17 meeting.

Coming up

Color Me Scarlet and Gray 5K, a color run for all ages, 6 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Ohio Expo Center, 717 E. 17th Ave. Upon arrival, participants will receive scarlet and gray light-up necklaces, scarlet and gray color packs and T-shirts. Music, food and a Kids Zone will be included. All adults will receive a beer at the post-race party. Partial proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. For more information go to

City plans to use ODNR grant to develop athletic fields

Having received an $81,000 grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the city of Bexley is proceeding with plans to develop athletic fields in the Ferndale Place/Mayfield Place neighborhood in southwest Bexley, Recreation Director Michael Price said.

Bexley thespians to stage 'Chaperone' Nov. 19, 20

Bexley High School theater students will stage The Drowsy Chaperone at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, Friday, Nov. 20 and Saturday, Nov. 21, along with a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee, in the school's Schottenstein Theater, 326 S. Cassingham Road.

Dancing in 'Nutcracker'

BalletMet will present its annual holiday production of The Nutcracker Dec. 11-27 at the Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St. Sixteen performances are scheduled, with ticket prices ranging from $32 to $89.

Honor roll

Students who were named to the honor roll for the first grading period of the 2015-16 school year at Bexley High School are:

Bexley Public Library programs

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

Making marks

Bexley and Berwick area students named to the honor and merit rolls for the first grading period of the 2015-16 school year at St. Charles Preparatory School are:

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