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Board rejects Indianola cell tower

The much-maligned cell tower proposed for Indianola Avenue was shot down by members of the city’s Board of Zoning Adjustment at its meeting Tuesday, Aug. 26.

Smiley faces invite new POVs on current events

Ad executive Harvey R. Ball, who died April 14, 2001, was "the strongest claimant to having invented the smiley face, that 100-watt yellow grin adorning tote bags, letters (and) car bumpers," according to his obituary in The New York Times.

Cane's: 'We screwed up'

A whole team of people from Raising Cane's Ohio sought to make amends last week with Clintonville residents upset by the removal of trees over the Bill Moose Run, cleared to make room for one of the chicken-finger restaurants at 5132 N. High St.

Woman's 100-mile run to benefit rabbit rescue

Hoosier was a well-loved bunny. His owner, Shannon McLoughlin Morrison, will celebrate the life of her first pet rabbit, who died in 2011, by running 100 miles to benefit Ohio House Rabbit Rescue Inc. and its efforts to purchase its adoption center.

Vandalism saddens Olympic pool owner

For the first time in more than two decades, Olympic Swim Club's owners have hired night security in response to recent break-ins and instances of vandalism.
Police beat

Clintonville: Man returns to apartment, finds burglar inside

Two watches, together worth $1,600, along with $20 worth of golf balls were stolen in a burglary in the 3700 block of North High Street that was reported at 4:10 p.m. Aug. 19 after one of the residents reportedly found the suspect in his apartment. The victim told Columbus police he had observed the suspect walk into the apartment building, but it was not until he walked into his residence that he discovered the man was intent on breaking and entering. The nearby apartment of a woman also was burglarized, reports said; damage to each of the doors was estimated at $200.

E-Waste recycling event scheduled

RecycleForce Columbus and the Clintonville Farmers Market will hold an e-Waste collection event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 30, at the intersection of Dunedin Road and North High Street.
Olympic Swim Club

Break-ins, vandalism force hiring of night security

For the first time in more than two decades, Olympic Swim Club’s owners have hired night security in response to recent break-ins and instances of vandalism.

Scout's honor: Troop says goodbye to McCoy

Watching boys become men and those men become leaders kept Tim McCoy serving as Clintonville Boy Scout Troop 474's scoutmaster well after his sons moved on.

CAC backs efforts to widen trail

Members of the Clintonville Area Commission met in special session last week to offer their support for a grant being sought by city officials to widen a section of the Olentangy Trail between Antrim Lake and Bethel Road.

Local ferret show had to scamper to find new venue

The Ferret Buckeye Bash, the annual show put on by Heart of Ohio Ferret Association and Rescue Inc., raises funds to care for the mischievous pets left homeless for one reason or another.
Columbus Metropolitan Library

Homework Help Centers open for new school year

For the 10th year in a row, the Columbus Metropolitan Library system is offering kids a place to study after school.

Rusty Bucket, condos are CAC District 6 meeting's focus

A community meeting to discuss the proposed Rusty Bucket restaurant and condominium project at 4109 N. High St. will be held next Thursday, Aug. 28, Clintonville Area Commission District 6 representative Randy Ketcham announced last week.
Police beat

Clintonville: Teenagers caught on roof of High Street business

Four 17-year-old boys face trespassing and drug charges after a witness reported seeing them on the roof of a business in the 4500 block of North High Street at 1:28 a.m. Aug. 17.

'Dedicated' volunteers step up for CAC committees

Daniel B. Miller, chairman of the Clintonville Area Commission, said last week that he is once again pleased with the talent and dedication of community residents who have volunteered to serve on the panel's various committees.

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