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* Laura Watkins of northwest Columbus was among the spring 2015 graduates of Washington University, receiving a bachelor's degree in chemistry with a focus in biochemistry.
The objective: Get buildings of at least 50,000 square feet to reduce their energy consumption by 20 percent annually.
Labor Day Arts Festival
More than 150 artists and 25,000 visitors are expected to take part this year in the 49th annual Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts festival.
The Italian Gathering will celebrate its 10th year with one of the biggest names in Lamborghini.
In less than a year from now, Columbus will be teeming with library dignitaries from throughout the world.
Centennial High School
The marching comes first.
Ohio State University Airport
People who want their Amazon.com orders delivered the same day might one day have research being conducted at the Ohio State University Airport to thank for finding ways civilian-operated drones can share air space with planes, David B. Williams, dean of the OSU College of Engineering, said last week during an appearance before the Metropolitan Club.
A Bethel Road woman, 31, said she was assaulted and her property damaged at 6 p.m. Aug. 15.
Columbus City Council race
Even with a father who is well established in state and national politics, Elizabeth Brown said she will run on her own merits when seeking a seat on Columbus City Council this fall.
CCS students return to class Aug. 26
The first day of school begins Aug. 26 for more than 50,000 students in the Columbus City Schools district.
Northwest Civic Association
Northwest Civic Association trustees last week soundly rejected a request to add more names to the Kroger sign at the Crown Point Shopping Center on Bethel Road.
After four lessons preparing a couple to make just the right impression for their first dance as husband and wife, Fred Astaire Dance Studio Northwest owner Daniel Tackett jokingly asked how they were getting along.