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Coming up

St. Cecilia Church, 46th annual spaghetti dinner, 4:30 to 8 p.m. April 25 in the Parish Center, 434 Norton Road. Cost at the door will be $8 for adults, $5 for children under age 12, $28 for a family up to five people. Advance ticket discounts are available. A silent auction and door prizes will be included. For more information email crmorrow@

College notes

West Side and Galloway area students who received degrees at Ohio State University's 2014 autumn commencement are:

Burl bowls present knotty timing issue

Wearing earphones, safety goggles and protective clothing, Mike Trucco tears into the tree burl like a butcher breaking down a side of beef.

Beulah plan clears 1st hurdle

The redevelopment process for Beulah Park is underway.
Jefferson Awards

Helping others is hallmark of finalists' efforts

Five people will be named Jefferson Award winners Thursday, April 2, but 15 more will be honored for their work around central Ohio.

I-71 widening set to start in September

The Ohio Department of Transportation will spend close to $90 million over the next three years widening Interstate 71 in the Grove City area.
Prince and Princess

Tea transforms students to royalty

The Grove City High School Drama Department gave youngsters the royal treatment March 21 as it held its second Prince and Princess Tea event.

Steady enrollment growth expected to continue

Enrollment in the South-Western City School District is expected to continue its upward trend.

Immunization clinic set up for children

Franklin County Public Health will offer childhood immunizations by appointment only at a clinic set for 9:40 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 16 at the Prairie Township Fire Department, 123 Inah Ave.

Mount Carmel relocating to Grove City

Grove City officials understandably are excited about Mount Carmel Health System's plans to relocate 1,500 jobs to the city and spend $355 million on a new 210-bed hospital on the local campus.

Coming up

The Jubilee Museum and Catholic Cultural Center, Lenten season exhibition of "Pieta (The Lamentation of Christ) from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection," through April 5, at 57 S. Grubb St. The exhibition, featuring 30 works of art by modern artists (created after 1900) from around the globe, offers variations of traditional Lamentation scenes, where mourners gather around the body of Christ, just taken down from the cross. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, with guided tours at 1 p.m.
Marshmallow towers

Students strive to build sticky but stable structures

Third- and fourth-grade students at Stiles Elementary School received hands-on experience in engineering March 5 when they worked with network team members from Verizon Wireless to build cell towers using only marshmallows and straws.

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