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Jennifer Kuntz created a summer job for herself so her special-education students wouldn't lose their jobs over the summer.
Clintonville's literary side will be front and center Sunday, Oct. 18.
The League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Columbus will hold an elections forum Tuesday, Oct. 20, titled "Marijuana and Monopolies: Understanding Issues 2 and 3."
Wholly Craft, 3515 N. High St., Columbus, will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a party from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at the shop.
A woman told Columbus police she misidentified the sounds of someone breaking into her Delhi Road home at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 9, and as a result, some vintage jewelry was stolen.
Ohio Plein Air Society, Painting in the Park, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 17 at Trouville, a condominium area at the corner or Tremont and Kenny roads in Upper Arlington. All painters, whether an OPAS member or not, are invited to paint anything you choose. This is an informal event and beginners are welcome. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is asking Franklin County voters for their support of Issue 15, a 10-year renewal levy that will appear on the Nov. 3 ballot.
Raphael agrees to guilty plea
Lobbyist John Raphael agreed last week to a guilty plea of extortion in connection with an ongoing investigation into his relationship with Redflex Traffic Systems, the city's former red-light camera provider.
The name says it all: They're little, they're free and they're libraries.
Center for Community Solutions, a free community forum, Ohio's Opiate Epidemic: How Should The Community Respond?, 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Fawcett Center at Ohio State University, 2400 Olentangy River Road. Sam Quinones, award-winning reporter and author of Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic, will discuss the origins of Ohio's heroin and pain-pill addiction crisis and how communities have responded to the challenge. This free event also will feature a panel of experts to respond to his remarks. For registration, which is required, visit communitysolutions.com/ Events-Other.
Clintonville Area Commission
Parking, always a controversial and complicated issue in Clintonville, was front and center at the Thursday, Oct. 1, area commission meeting.
Clintonville Area Commission members voted unanimously last week to ask city officials to spend up to $75,000 of the neighborhood's Urban Infrastructure Recovery Fund money on restoring the historic look of the Glen Echo Bridge as part of a major repair project that will close the span for six months or more next summer.
David Celebrezze, the city of Columbus' Greenspot coordinator, provided Clintonville Area Commission members with an update last week on a pilot project related to single-use plastic bags.
Columbus has completed the last segment of the Alum Creek Greenway Trail, linking 22 miles of the scenic route from Westerville and Easton to Three Creeks Park near Groveport.
The Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County will return to voters this year seeking support for a five-year, 2.2-mill renewal levy to appear on the Nov. 3 ballot.
AMC Ohio Pharmacy
A local nonprofit organization is the first in Franklin County to start selling naloxone without a prescription, according to the state board that oversees distribution.