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New Olympic proposal slashes commercial area

Developers present latest plans for redevelopment of the former Olympic Swim Club site.

Coming Up

Columbus Folk Music Society's FolkSide Coffeehouse, featuring singer-songwriter Dave Hawkins, 8 p.m. April 25 at the Columbus Mennonite Church, 35 Oakland Park Ave. Suggested donation at the door is $7, $5 for students, free for those under age 12. There is an open jam from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by open mic from 7 to 8 p.m. Guests are asked to bring a can of food for donation to a local pantry. For more information go to

Breakfast of champions

The ceremony honors students from each Clintonville middle school, along with their mentors, for their volunteer work in the community.

Six battle for three available slots on CAC

Two Clintonville Area Commission veterans and four newcomers will square off on the ballot next month, giving residents of three CAC districts a choice in their next representative.
Mile of Quarters

Special Olympics benefits from Whetstone-Centennial contest

The tradition of an annual basketball game between special-education students from Centennial and Whetstone high schools to raise money for the Columbus City Schools Special Olympics program already was established when teacher Chuck Andrick arrived at Whetstone in 2001.

Candidates zone in on Ginther during Columbus mayor's race debate

Andy Ginther took repeated shots from three other candidates running for Columbus mayor during a televised debate last week.

Ducks in a row for 29th parade

Youngsters who participated in the first Duckling Days at the Whetstone branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library are all grown up now -- and some of them bring their little boys and girls to enjoy the celebration of a beloved children's book.

April 28 Trunk show to benefit CRC Kids Club

The Ruby Ribbon Trunk Show to benefit the Clintonville Beechwold Community Resource Center's Kids Club will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, at Quail Crossing Cellars, 2899 N. High St.

Farmers market sprouts Saturday on High Street

Clintonville Farmers Market board members hope 13 will be a lucky number for vendors and customers alike as the 2015 season dawns Saturday, April 25.
Police beat

Clintonville: Resident's TV, tablet, cat missing after burglary

An East Royal Forest Boulevard man told Columbus police someone broke into his home between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. April 14 by kicking in the front door.

Woman's Club announces 2014-2015 allocations

The Worthington Woman's Club has announced its allocations for 2014-15.
Record Store Day

Vinyl devotees think albums still groovy

Buying a record was a rite of passage for boys and girls of several generations, whether it was Elvis Presley's jaunty King Creole or Ozzy Osbourne's supersonic Diary of a Madman.

Clintonville map in CCAD grad's hands

Katie Barron, a recent graduate of the Columbus College of Art and Design, has been selected to create the artwork for an illustrated map of the neighborhood in which she grew up.


In the Clintonville Area Commission's 4-3 rejection April 2 of variances sought by Verizon Wireless to build a tower on a building at High Street and North Broadway, CAC members D Searcy, Jason Meek, Dana Bagwell and David Vottero voted against the request; Libby Wetherholt, Nancy Kuhel and Randy Ketcham voted for the request; and Daniel Miller and Kristopher Keller abstained.

Around Clintonville

The 57th Buckeye Model Trains and Railroad Artifacts Show and Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 18 at the Ohio Expo Center, Lausche Building, 17th Avenue and Interstate 71. Items to be featured include model railroad components, railroad china, lanterns and keys. Admission is $7, free for children under age 12.
Police beat

Clintonville: TVs, camera stolen from Zeller Road residence

Televisions worth a combined $3,800 and a $750 camera were stolen in a burglary on Zeller Road that was reported at 12:01 a.m. April 11.

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