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Dec 27, 2017 12:00 AM Healthy New Albany


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Current Columbus School for Girls’ senior Bethany Yamamoto is both learner and leader, and most of the many activities she takes part in at CSG are teaching her how to become a better leader. more

Oct 28, 2017 12:00 AM Healthy New Albany


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Taking the Lead: It is said that if you need something done, ask the busiest person in the room. more

Aug 27, 2017 12:00 AM Healthy New Albany


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Pro Grahams: It may seem strange that s’mores, those ooey-gooey summertime sweet treat staples, could suddenly be trendy, but a look at the menus around the Columbus dining scene tells the (campfire) story more

Jul 31, 2017 12:00 AM Eat

After more than 100 years of serving the community solo, the Pickerington Public Library is set to open its first-ever branch this fall. more

Jul 30, 2017 12:00 AM Pickerington

The Dublin Football League (DFL) will enter its 28th season this fall, offering age-appropriate recreation football for Dublin area children in grades K-6. Here is how they are making the game safe and what you can do to help. more

Jul 28, 2017 9:35 AM Dublin Life


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The band, George Thorogood and the Destroyers, responsible for Southern rock hits such as “Bad to the Bone," will play at the Ohio State Fair on Aug. 2 as part of their Rock Party 2017 Tour. more

Jun 30, 2017 12:00 AM Arts + Entertainment


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The city of Westerville is home to one of the few schools in the U.S. founded on the principle of providing a truly inclusive environment for children with autism spectrum disorders more

Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM Westerville


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In the age of helicopter parenting, Peri Forbes’ story sounds like fiction more

Jun 26, 2017 12:00 AM Healthy New Albany

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Aesthetic Ambition: What do a race car driver, a web developer and the son of a prominent local Italian meat market family have in common? more

May 29, 2017 12:00 AM Arts + Entertainment

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On the ’case: When Mike Fought, president of Nicholson Builders, and his crew started work on homeowner Andy Vasani’s renovation, they weren’t aware that Vasani was already having second thoughts more

May 25, 2017 12:00 AM Renovation

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Family-Style Dining: When John and Tiffany DeWitt decided to renovate their kitchen last year, they knew that more than just their kitchen would be changing more

Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM Tri-Village


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It Takes Two: This past winter at New Albany High School, Love Without Hurt was presented as a leadership training opportunity for students more

Apr 25, 2017 12:00 AM Healthy New Albany

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Moving on Up: The Cooper family is used to being uprooted; they have moved five times to five different states, the last of which brought them to Columbus in 2008 more

Mar 27, 2017 12:00 AM Dublin Life

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Weathering the Elements: Marcia Thomas contracted Nicholson Builders to help her solve two problems that the front porch presented: provide protection from the weather, and accent the front of the home to distinguish the main entrance. more

Feb 24, 2017 12:00 AM Tri-Village


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Anything but Spoiled: Instead of crying over spoiled milk, New Albany High School senior is solving it more

Feb 24, 2017 12:00 AM Healthy New Albany

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Photo courtesy of J.S. Brown & Co.

New Beginnings: This screened-in porch renovation in Dublin won a Contractor of the Year Award for the designer more

Feb 2, 2017 7:19 PM Dublin Life

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Balancing Act: Healthy lifestyles almost always stem from balance. more

Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM Healthy New Albany


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A Local Hero: When Mindy Gabriel was growing up on her family’s grain farm in Ashland, Ohio, it never occurred to her that she might one day be a firefighter. more

Dec 30, 2016 12:00 AM Tri-Village 2 Comments

Treasure Grove: Visual appeal of Ashton Grove captures eyes and hearts of residents and visitors more

Oct 28, 2016 12:00 AM Healthy New Albany

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