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Therapy donkey proves to be popular ambassador

Eddie eats it up.

Plans show apartments will be built on Olympic Pool site

When the owners of the Olympic Swim Club announced in early April that the private pool would close after the 2014 season, some residents expressed concern about losing a community asset, while others worried about what would take its place at 3450 Indianola Ave.

CAC will hear speakers from city of Columbus

The Clintonville Area Commission will welcome several guest speakers at its next regular meeting, set for 7 p.m. Aug. 7, at the Whetstone branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, 3909 N. High St.

Committee will strive to preserve historic buildings

First it was the Clinton Theater. Then it was the Clinton Annex.

Cyclists, drivers chat, seek truce at gathering

A gathering to improve relations between bicyclists and motorists and improve safety on city streets drew only 16 people last week to the Charity Newsies building on Indianola Avenue -- but those who attended had some strong feelings on both sides of the equation.
Franklin County Board of Elections

Morse Road office has more space, better access

The Franklin County Board of Elections opened earlier this month at its new digs: the former Kohl's department store at 1700 Morse Road.

Franklin County Children Services agency seeking renewal levy

Franklin County Children Services will seek a renewal levy on the Nov. 4 ballot.

Commission member to residents: We exist!

When the members of the Clintonville Area Commission were asked May 1 to sign off on an American Indian-themed mural at the East Cooke Road railroad overpass, some said the whole concept caught them unawares, and a decision was delayed.
Police beat

Clintonville: Man wields note, leaves local bank with cash

The Cooper State Bank branch at 3245 N. High St. was robbed at 3:44 p.m. July 23 by a man who reportedly passed a note to a teller and threatened to shoot her.

Site plan shows apartments will replace Olympic Swim Club

When the owners of the Olympic Swim Club announced in early April that the private pool would close after the 2014 season, some residents expressed concern about losing the community asset, while others worried about what would take its place at 3450 Indianola Ave.

Pillars of the community

The man who made the bottom of one of the Northmoor pillars disappear last week while the top stone remained in place is a mason, not a magician.

CRC to mark end of Ramadan with meal

The Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resources Center invites local residents to its annual iftar (fast-breaking) meal at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at 14 W. Lakeview Ave.

CAC makes play for city funding

Time will tell how much Urban Infrastructure Recovery Fund money comes Clintonville's way and what projects it will pay for, but the chairman of the area commission's planning and development committee predicted it will be worth the wait.

School's journalism project, headed by local pair, earns acclaim

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication heard them roar.
Police beat

Clintonville: Stolen car taken for short, destructive joy ride

A Chase Road woman contacted Columbus police at 9:43 a.m. July 13 to say that someone stole her vehicle, worth $25,000, from her front yard the night before; hit another vehicle, causing major damage to the victim's car; then parked it a few doors down from her home. The victim said the theft took place after 11:30 p.m. July 12.

Autistic kids taking Shakespeare to heart

Shakespeare's plays are written to the rhythm of the human heartbeat.

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