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  • MARK DUBOVEC/THISWEEKNEWS
    After settling in Grove City to ride at Beulah Park, former jockey Lenny Frazzitta has made the city his home and now works for Huntington National Bank.

    Jockey turned banker will miss Beulah Park

    When Lenny Frazzitta first arrived as a jockey at Beulah Park in 2002, a valet warned him not to drink the water; those who said they wouldn't stay long had a tendency to settle.
  • Encouraging young readers

    A guest reader shares a story with Darbydale Elementary School students Kimberlee Kaiser, Gage Corwin, Caydence Cook, Dana Andrews, Jackson Cerino, Kennedy Tiech, Caden Casto and Garrett Crosby.

    Student athletes share stories at Darbydale

    Second-graders at Darbydale Elementary School had some special visitors recently.
  • Easing their journey

    CHRIS PARKER/THISWEEKNEWS
    Colleen Nicholson and her daughter, Alaina, deliver shoes to the YWCA Family Center Friday afternoon, March 21. Alaina collected shoes in conjunction with her birthday celebration March 12 and donated them to the center.

    Girl's birthday wish for shoes benefits shelter

    Alaina Nicholson had a simple wish as she celebrated her seventh birthday March 12.

Columbus orders crackdown on repeated false alarms

Two strikes and you're fine.

Continental interested in redeveloping Beulah

A Columbus-based developer is in talks to buy Beulah Park.

Grove City will bid farewell to track April 26

Grove City will hold its own farewell to the local thoroughbred racetrack with the Beulah Park Celebration, set for noon to 5 p.m. April 26, at , 3811 Southwest Blvd.

District expects to grow by close to 300 kids next year

Enrollment in the South-Western City School District is expected to grow by about 287 students next school year.

Jackson parents want to make showcase annual event

The Jackson Middle School PTSA held its first ever showcase and bazaar April 4, and it likely won't be the last.
Green Columbus

Volunteer options abound for Earth Day celebration

Green Columbus is giving residents plenty of ways to participate in Earth Day activities across central Ohio.
Folsom & Pine

Fifth generation grows into farm business

Stepping into greenhouse No. 7 at Folsom & Pine Farm, one is instantly greeted by the aroma of fresh soil.
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