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    Lucy French, 5, gets a closer look at some of the artwork during the opening reception for Bexley City Schools' All-District Art Show Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the Cassingham Complex. Lucy's older brother, William, contributed a piece of artwork to the show.

    All eyes on students' art

    The Bexley City Schools All-District Art show at the Cassingham Complex will remain on display through Nov. 7.
  • Bugman visits Bexley

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    Making a close inspection of some grubs (or mealworms), Cassingham third-graders (from left) Owen Parsons, Shea Moran and Jonah Smith attempt to determine if the critters are insects or not. The challenge was put forth by the Bugman, who visited Cassingham Thursday, Oct. 9, as part of a new science unit.

    Crawling creatures connect students with science

    Whenever conversations turn to potty talk, children sit up and listen.
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    Pilot Dogs trainer Steve Hoyt, left, takes a blindfolded Calista Harper around the building with a Labrador retriever in training to simulate walking with a guide dog.

    Puppy raisers fundamental to Pilot Dogs training program

    Pilot Dogs, a central Ohio nonprofit, has been serving the blind community for more than 60 years by providing guide dogs.
Ferndale-Mayfield plans

City could buy and upgrade rental property

A proposed program could enable the city of Bexley to acquire rental properties in the Ferndale Place/Mayfield Place area and improve the southwest corridor surrounding East Livingston Avenue.
Position to remain empty

City elects to reassign communication duties

The city of Bexley has no plans to fill the deputy director of development and communications position, which has been vacant for more than a month, Mayor Ben Kessler said.
Bexley Public Library

Panel to discuss impact of Civil Rights Act

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main St., celebrating an anniversary of its own, is planning a panel discussion to explore the legislation's impact.

Candidates forum to be held at library

A Meet the Candidates forum, part of a series coordinated by the Franklin County Consortium for Good Government, will be held at 6:15 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main St.

ScareAtorium's frightful fun includes 2 attractions

Most people think a haunted house attraction is tossed together in late September.

Volunteer of the Year nominations sought

Direct Energy and ThisWeek Community News are seeking nominations for the third annual Columbus Volunteer Citizen of the Year award.
Issues 6, 7 and 8

Three choices, 19 charter changes for voters

Columbus voters will face Issues 6, 7 and 8 -- all amendments to the City Charter -- on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.
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