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Extra-long CAC meeting called as controversial issues abound

The last time a Clintonville Area Commission meeting threatened in advance to burst the seams of its two-hour time limit, Chairman Daniel B. Miller called for a special session 60 minutes earlier to focus solely on development issues.

Jumping to conclusions

The pool closed permanently after Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1, and plans call for it to be replaced by an apartment complex.

Board sides with CAC, rejects cell-tower variances

Variance requests that would have permitted a 100-foot cell tower to go up less than 50 feet from residential property near Indianola Avenue were unanimously rejected last week by members of the Board of Zoning Adjustment.

Third Arts and Music Festival has families in mind

Preparations for the third annual Clintonville Arts and Music Festival are going like a charm, says Anand Saha, founder of sponsoring organization Experience Clintonville.
Police beat

Clintonville: Thief takes $2,500 after knocking out woman

A Springs Drive woman told officers she was attacked and knocked unconscious as she exited her home through the back door between 12:50 and 1 p.m. Aug. 28.

Group aims to be 'Jewish home' outside synagogue

Growing up in a conservative Jewish family in New York, Jodi Kushins never thought about what it meant to be Jewish.
Actors' Theatre of Columbus

Troupe spoofs classic Sherlock Holmes tale

An updated, hilarious look at a suspenseful novel will close out the summer season of Actors' Theatre of Columbus.
American Institute of Alternative Medicine

After 20 years, massage therapy is mainstream

Convinced of the value of therapeutic massage, two central Ohio women sought more than two decades ago to get someone, anyone, interested in properly training people to become masseurs and masseuses.
Ohio School Breakfast Challenge

Campaign encourages kids to eat in the morning

A full stomach makes for a more open mind.

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.

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