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To Columbus, With Love  CitiesSpeak

Each of our Columbus neighborhoods has something special to offer.



Columbus City Schools will run out of bond money before adding AC to all school buildings  ABC6OnYourSide.com

Columbus City Schools plans to ask voters for more money next year as district leaders say they won't have enough money to install air conditioning in all 109 ...



Columbus City Schools release district's one-year plan at convocation  ABC6OnYourSide.com

A crowd of about 9000 Columbus City School employees filled the convention center Wednesday for the school district's first convocation in more than 10 years.



CAPA MARQUEE AWARDS Announces 19 High Schools To Participate In 2019-20 Program  Broadway World

The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) today announced the 19 local high schools that have been selected to participate in the 2019-20 ...



Brave the Future: Whetstone High School applauded during student sneak peek  ThisWeek Community News

Dozens of families braved frigid temperatures Jan. 29 to attend the fifth annual Brave the Future at Whetstone High School. It was an opportunity for future ...



Staci McDaniel Orsborn  The Buckeye Lake Beacon

A Memorial Mass for Staci McDaniel Orsborn, age 61, of Newark, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at The Church of the Blessed ...



Hairspray themes not lost on Whetstone High School actors  ThisWeek Community News

In his 1988 film "Hairspray," John Waters took on issues of segregation, body shaming and beehive hairdos within the incongruous confines of a popular teen ...



Flags at Whetstone High School make every day a banner day  ThisWeek Community News

Students at Whetstone High School, particularly in recent years, can point to locations around the globe as the place where they or their parents came from. Now ...



Whetstone High School homecoming: Parade, festival to benefit more than Braves  ThisWeek Community News

Homecoming is a pretty big deal at high schools around the country. At Whetstone High School, homecoming is a really big deal where it has evolved to become ...



Watterson, Whetstone seniors prepare to turn tassels  ThisWeek Community News

It's officially graduation season, and over the next two weeks, more than 400 seniors at Clintonville high schools will toss their caps into the air. This weekend ...



Columbus school-closing plans: Whetstone High sits in floodplain, which might weigh in Centennials favor  Columbus Dispatch

Whetstone High School, there's a problem. The Columbus school district is floating competing plans to close either Whetstone or the neighboring high school to ...



Christopher Ray brings new energy to Whetstone High School stage  ThisWeek Community News

Christopher Ray appeared in his first theatrical production when he was a middle schooler in his native West Chester. "I did it to impress a girl," he recalled, "and ...



Columbus school using famous musical to help students with life lessons  10TV

A musical set in the 1960s is being used as a way to break barriers of racism, sexism and body image issues for high school students. "There's a problem with ...



Former Whetstone High student sentenced to time served in 5-year-old gun case  The Columbus Dispatch

In a five-year-old case that opened the door for more-aggressive searches of Ohio students, a Franklin County judge agreed on Thursday to drop a felony ...



Whetstone High School homecoming parade to salute band director  ThisWeek Community News

Josh Reynolds, who had the tough task of replacing legendary Whetstone High School band director Rick Burkart, is gratified that in only his fourth year he has ...



4th of July celebrations around central Ohio  The Columbus Dispatch

Communities around central Ohio are celebrating Independence Day with parades, fireworks and festivals. All events are on July 4 unless otherwise noted.



Looking for Fourth of July fun? Check out our list of parades, concerts, picnics and other events in central Ohio  The Columbus Dispatch

The Doo Dah Parade, a Michael McDonald and Chaka Khan concert in Dublin and an old-time celebration at Ohio Village will highlight Independence Day ...



Columbus 11-year-old who suffered fatal aneurysm during baseball game gives gift of life  The Columbus Dispatch

From tragic loss comes the gift of life.John B. Mullins IV, an 11-year-old who gave so much on the baseball field, is giving even more to others, so they can laugh ...



New design for Whetstone might allay flood-plain concerns  Columbus Dispatch

Columbus City Schools might be allowed to rebuild Whetstone High School after all. The Ohio School Facilities Commission now says that it might have been ...



Nobody Showed Up To An Anti-Abortion Walkout In Columbus  WOSU

Wednesday's "Pro-Life Walkout" was supposed to be the anti-abortion answer to last month's "March For Our Lives." Rather than calling for gun regulations,



Volunteers can help Whetstone put on best face  ThisWeek Community News

A tradition possibly unique to Whetstone High School will return Aug. 9. The annual Whetstone High School Community Cleanup of the grounds and courtyards ...



Police: Attempted abduction at park by Whetstone High School  ABC6OnYourSide.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Police are investigating an attempted abduction in the Whetstone neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.Officers were ...



Vigil honors 11-year-old Columbus boy who died following aneurysm at baseball game  10TV

A vigil Saturday honored the life of an 11-year-old boy who died during a baseball game last Sunday.



Craft beer brewery and coffee shop combo to open in Clintonville  The Columbus Dispatch

A hybrid craft beer brewery and coffee shop is coming to Clintonville.The team behind the Wetstone Beer Co. (a play on Whetstone Park and Whetstone High ...



Mayor Andrew Ginther puts Clintonville home on the market  The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther's Clintonville house is on the market for an asking price of $525000.The 1928 wood-frame house in the 400 block of East ...



After hours: Columbus Police officers have variety of other jobs off-the-clock  The Columbus Dispatch

More than 140 Columbus police officers also have a second job or another source of outside income, a review of division records by The Dispatch shows.



Whetstone celebrates 50 years  Columbus Dispatch

Richard Burkart has seen "a great deal of change" since he attended Whetstone High School in the 1970s.



Former Whetstone principal gives up educator licenses after data scandal  Columbus Dispatch

A former Columbus City Schools high-school principal caught up in the district's data-manipulation scandal has agreed to permanently surrender her state ...



Football: Jones replaces Poff as Whetstone coach - Sports  ThisWeek Community News

Don Poff has stepped down after six seasons as football coach at Whetstone High School and has been replaced by a longtime assistant coach with the ...



Whetstone director Christopher S. Ray gets feet wet with Scrooge  ThisWeek Community News

The first production overseen by Whetstone High School's new drama teacher will be an updated take on a nearly 200-year-old tale. The school's Academy of ...



Police: No injuries after CCS school bus crash in southeast Columbus  10TV

Columbus Police confirms 12 students were on board a Columbus City School bus when it collided with another vehicle Friday morning.



BRAVES NEW WORLD  ThisWeek Community News

This weekend's graduation will scatter Whetstone High School seniors to the winds of change. College beckons many; others will turn to trade schools to help ...



Columbus parking meters free Monday in observance of Veterans Day  The Columbus Dispatch

Motorists in Columbus can park free at city parking meters Monday in observance of Veteran's Day.Veteran's Day is Sunday but will be observed in Columbus ...



Dominion Middle School: Parents see positives in potential move  ThisWeek Community News

As Columbus City Schools officials work their way through the latest round of musical buildings, several Dominion Middle School parents say they tentatively are ...



Big Walnut Winter Sports Schedules  Sunbury News

Sat. Jan. 5, TBA: Girls Varsity Gymnastics, Worthington Kilbourne HS Invitational, Away, Worthington Kilbourne High School, 1499 Hard Rd, Columbus OH ...



Everything to know about Red, White & Boom and other fireworks in central Ohio  The Columbus Dispatch

RED, WHITE & BOOM Where: Scioto Riverfront Downtown Time: activities begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, with a parade at 5:30 p.m. and fireworks at 10 ...



Girls soccer team eyes another City title  ThisWeekNews

With 11 returning letterwinners, including six starters, the Whetstone High School girls soccer team is taking aim at its fifth consecutive City League ...



Ellen Theresa (Corbett) Wensink  Sandusky Register

Oct. 11, 1947–Jan. 7, 2019 Ellen Theresa (Corbett) Wensink, 71, residing in Monroeville, unexpectedly passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Cleveland ...



To Stay in the City with Kids, Parents Band Together to Improve Columbus Schools  Columbus Monthly

City-dwelling parents are refusing to join the exodus of young families to suburban school districts, choosing instead to stay in the homes and neighborhoods ...



Thousands lose power in Franklin County; Several schools closed  10TV

AEP says over 5000 customers were out of power in North Columbus near Clintonville Friday morning.



Clintonville Go Public Has One Mission: Keep Students In Public Schools  WOSU

Want to see something cool?” Matt Hysell asks, popping his head into a classroom. He's marching down the hallway almost before I can answer.



Hundreds of Columbus students participate in national walkout to promote safety  ABC6OnYourSide.com

Columbus City Schools held a variety activities Wednesday to promote safety as students locally and nationally are planning walkouts on the one-month ...



Whetstone Homecoming parade set for Friday night  ThisWeekNews

The ninth annual Whetstone High School homecoming parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, before the Whetstone High School vs. East High School.



Girls team to lean on intelligence  ThisWeekNews

First-year Whetstone High School girls basketball coach Rickie McClanahan is hoping his team's IQ on the court matches its GPA to help offset what he thinks ...



Surge of young voters register for Ohio election  The Columbus Dispatch

More than 10000 young people who reside in Ohio's hotly contested 12th Congressional District have registered to vote just since mid-February. But will they ...



One Linden plan set to transform Columbus neighborhood with 10 big ideas - Columbus Business First  Columbus Business First

We have time, but not much time,” Ginther said. “The next 20 years will dictate where the city goes, I believe, over the next 100.”



Arway dies after battle with cancer  ThisWeekNews

Former Whetstone High School boys basketball coach Kevin Arway died Dec. 7 after a more than two-year battle with cancer.



Whetstone: Frozen treats welcome freshmen  ThisWeek Community News

Dilly Bars by the dozens were handed out Aug. 16 to incoming Whetstone High School freshmen and their family members. The old-fashioned ice-cream social ...



Students camp helps girls work through tough time  ThisWeek Community News

Girl drama -- it's, like, the worst, amirite? That's why two longtime friends -- Marisa Tayal, 14, of Clintonville and Edee Malley, 16, of Old North Columbus -- want ...



Columbus schools hires new treasurer  Columbus Dispatch

Columbus City Schools' next treasurer is a Clintonville native and a 1971 graduate of the district's Whetstone High School. "It is my home school district," Stan ...



School administrators who have been subpoenaed - News  Columbus Dispatch

The following individuals have had their records subpoenaed as part of the Ohio Department of Education's investigation into the manipulation of student data in ...



Independence Day celebrations, fireworks  The Columbus Dispatch

All events are July 4 unless otherwise noted.DELAWARE COUNTY•Delaware: Parade, 3 p.m., begins at Delaware County Fairgrounds, east on Pennsylvania to ...



Scoring Our Schools: 760 property owners sued by Columbus City School Board  Fox 28

In attempts to broaden their budget, the Columbus City School Board filed lawsuits against 760 property owners in 2017 to collect more tax money. They've also ...



Tributes | vindy.com — LAWRENCE 'LARRY' MARSH DAVIS  Youngstown Vindicator

Youngstown, Ohio | Tributes, In Memoriam, Deaths, Obituaries, for Warren, Austintown, Boardman, Canfield, Poland.



More Columbus schools data scandal officials finally facing state discipline  The Columbus Dispatch

Five more Columbus school principals connected to the district's data-manipulation scandal could lose their state-educator licenses. The Ohio Department of ...



CCS helps former ECOT students with transition  ABC6OnYourSide.com

Saturday, nearly 100 former ECOT students found out where they would continue their education after ECOT's announcement it would cease operations.Former ...



Red White & Boom and July 4th: Everything you need to know  The Columbus Dispatch

Looking for parking, traffic and other information on Red White and Boom 2018? We've got you covered. Plus info on fireworks in Franklin, Union, Delaware, ...



Ginther sending daughter to private school, not Columbus City Schools  Columbus Dispatch

Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther is sending his 6-year-old daughter to the Wellington School, an elite private academy in Upper Arlington, Columbus Monthly ...



Brass band ushers in summer at Park of Roses concert  The Columbus Dispatch

From the hum of air conditioners to the aroma of outdoor grills, certain surefire signs announce that summer will soon be upon us. Equally indicative of the ...



Family of Columbus woman killed in hit-and-run releases statement  10TV

The family of a Columbus woman who was struck and killed while jogging in Westerville Monday morning released a statement Tuesday. In the statement, Linda ...



Theodore Decker: Mother wants someone to talk about her son's death  Columbus Dispatch

Sometimes, alone in her South Linden house, she presses a piece of her son's clothing to her nose and breathes in. Ernestine Beatty-Anderson keeps Michael's ...



Ohio Supreme Court rules backpack search that found bullets was constitutional  cleveland.com

The Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that searching a high school student's backpack did not violate a student's privacy rights. The search found bullets ...



Prosecutors office had inkling of Columbus schools data scandal  The Columbus Dispatch

Four years before the public learned that Columbus City Schools administrators were routinely changing student records to make the schools and district look ...



Wargelin — Reynolds Engagement  The Newark Advocate

Chester Township bridge and Utica groom to marry July 2016 and live in Columbus.



Data-changing ex-principal who got bonus says he was forced out because of race  Columbus Dispatch

A Columbus principal who was forced out for manipulating data is claiming the school district targeted him for termination because he is black. Christopher ...



Forever Unknown -- featuring teens from Pickerington, Clintonville -- out to show alt rock lives  ThisWeek Community News

A band of teens from Pickerington and Clintonville -- inspired by rockers who made historic noise before they were born -- has sought to pick up the torch and ...



Columbus Backpack Search Pits School Safety Against Privacy Rights  WOSU

The Ohio Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday over the constitutionality of a Columbus student's backpack search that authorities say led first to the.



July 4th parades and fireworks: Everything you need to know  The Columbus Dispatch

We have the info on parades and celebrations in Gahanna, Dublin, Westerville, Delaware, Columbus, Pickerington, Lancaster and many more communities in ...



Ohio Supreme Court: backpack searches fair game on school property  Dayton Daily News

In the interest of protecting children, school officials can search students' bags on school property without first obtaining warrants, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled ...



Columbus City Schools Pilots Food Truck to Boost Interest in School Lunch  columbusunderground

Columbus City Schools is tackling food insecurity with a novel approach: bringing food trucks to high schools. The pilot program kicked off this week, starting ...



Columbus proposal would close 7 schools  Columbus Dispatch

Columbus City Schools administrators recommend closing seven schools this summer: Brookhaven and Independence high schools, a middle school and four ...



Complete list of central Ohio's 2016 Fourth of July events  Columbus Dispatch

All activities are on July 4th unless otherwise noted.



Two extensions of Olentangy Trail in works, but plan to connect them tricky  The Columbus Dispatch

Metro Parks plans to begin work this year on a mile-long section of the Olentangy Trail in Delaware County. The Columbus Department of Recreation and Parks ...



When tragedy strikes, Columbus schools scramble care teams  Columbus Dispatch

The hallways were quiet, except for footsteps and the echoes of distant crying. Thaddeus Jones headed to a section of the school library where small groups of ...



20 Columbus schools see ratings drop after data fixed  Columbus Dispatch

The state will lower the report-card ratings today for 20 Columbus schools that it found had cheated their way to better grades by omitting children who were ...



From the Archives: The Enigma of Edward Jackson  Columbus Monthly

... © Copyright 2006-2019 GateHouse Media, LLC. All rights reserved • GateHouse News. Original *content* available for non-commercial use under a Creative ...



Candidate profile: Ginther grew up in atmosphere of service  Columbus Dispatch

Andrew J. Ginther's friends emptied out of the East Side gym on a cold December day as his newly formed campaign staff whispered attaboys and words of ...



Online apparel brand gets new boss, pondering possible store  Columbus Business First

A familiar name now is leading a growing Columbus apparel company.



Mentor-A-Buckeye Helps High Schoolers Aim For College And Beyond  WOSU

Even if high schoolers have the grades to get to college, they might not know how. That's where Mentor-A-Buckeye comes in. Three Ohio State students are.



Writer delves into infamous Graceland murder  ThisWeekNews

Christie Mullins, a 14-year-old sophomore-to-be at Whetstone High School, wasn't supposed to be at Graceland Shopping Center when she met her death Aug.



Pair gets 180 days in jail for threatening to shoot up neighborhood on Periscope  Columbus Dispatch

A Franklin County judge Wednesday decided to give a break to two men who threatened to shoot up a Columbus neighborhood and handed a loaded assault ...



Unanimous Ohio Supreme Court Rules School's Bookbag Search That Led To Gun Was Legal  The Statehouse News Bureau

The Ohio Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that a student's constitutional rights weren't violated by a search of an unattended book bag that led to the.



Many tied to Columbus schools data fraud already retired or resigned  Columbus Dispatch

Most of 14 Columbus schools employees who had ties to the student-data scandal slipped away quietly. They retired or resigned. The district said yesterday that ...



Metro park hits mark with archery course, foam-animal targets  The Columbus Dispatch

Ollie Kramer aimed his compound bow, drew the bowstring and released, the arrow hitting his target. A stegosaurus. On a recent sunny Sunday afternoon, the ...



Who are the Scholar-Athlete Award winners?  The Columbus Dispatch

Introduced in May 1982, the Dispatch Motorists Insurance Group Scholar-Athlete Awards annually honor the best and brightest high school students in central ...



Whitehall 32, Whetstone 18: Whitehall bounces back behind Koons, Upchurch  Columbus Dispatch

Whitehall senior quarterback Cody Koons got on a roll early. On the Rams' first drive last night, Koons took a snap out of the shotgun, dropped back a couple of ...



16-year-old saves brothers from North Side house fire  Columbus Dispatch

When she's asked what she did over Christmas break, 16-year-old Abbi Swank won't have a typical answer. The Whetstone High School junior is credited with ...



School official tied to Columbus data scandal resigns  Columbus Dispatch

Two top-level Columbus school administrators - one of whom has been implicated in the district's data scandal - have resigned.



Girls soccer team starting to jell  ThisWeekNews

The Whetstone High School girls soccer team is beginning to find its rhythm.



Student privacy before Ohio Supreme Court in backpack search case  Education Dive

A school security guard at Whetstone High School in Columbus, OH, found a gun in an 18-year-old's backpack in 2013, and the state's supreme court will next ...



Poffs set for final game together  ThisWeekNews

When the Whetstone High School football team closes the season Friday, Oct. 28, at Centennial, it will mark the last time Don Poff coaches his son in the sport.



WMU's Sky Broncos capture fourth place in national competition | WMU News  WMU News

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Western Michigan University's Sky Broncos finished fourth in the National Intercollegiate Flying Association's championship competition ...



The experience that is Ikea  Columbus Dispatch

Kim McCann can't speak much to the emotional quotient of a shopping experience at, say, a Target or a Wal-Mart. But an Ikea? "I kind of liken it to Disneyland ...



Boys squad hitting comfort zone  ThisWeekNews

The Whetstone High School boys basketball team continues to improve.



Auditor Critical Of ODE's Handling Of Columbus Data Scrubbing Employees  WCBE 90.5 FM

The state auditor says his office will review how the Ohio Department of Education handles disciplinary complaints.



Clintonville Rusty Bucket goes to voters with liquor options - Columbus Business First  Columbus Business First

Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern is still finding new sites in Central Ohio, but its next restaurant is going to need the backing of voters.



Dispatch Special Report - News  The Columbus Dispatch

In a three-day series, The Dispatch examines the city's economic segregation and wage disparity. We report on the wage divide, how workers struggle to thrive ...



Weinland Park Rebuilds After Decades of Gang Violence  Columbus Monthly

The Short North Posse, a violent gang of drug dealers that has terrorized the North Side neighborhood of Weinland Park for 25 years, has left a scar on the ...



Storms, 50-mph-plus winds leave more without power  Columbus Dispatch

A line of severe storms, producing 50-mph-plus winds in some areas, raked central Ohio this evening, again causing power outages.



Coordinate 'passing the baton' with your team to reach the IT project finish line  TechRepublic

What do IT projects and track sprints have in common? Timing and team coordination are crucial. Follow these three principles during your day-to-day IT project ...



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