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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.
A heating and cooling unit valued at $3,000 was reported stolen at 9:12 a.m. Sept. 28 from the north side of a business in the 4600 block of North High Street.
A Portable Theatre
Ghost stories dating from the mid- to late 19th century will be performed in a format popular in the early to middle 20th century for 21st century audiences throughout central Ohio.
Since Zachary and Erin Traxler started printing T-shirts in the basement of their home a little more than five years ago, the business has grown by leaps and bounds based on various leaps of faith.
Clintonville Community Market
Scant weeks after the director of marketing and outreach for the Clintonville Community Market touted changes made to strengthen the member-owned grocery, board members have decided to close the 17-year-old store.
Kiwanis Club of Northern Columbus, pancake breakfast, 7:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 3 at the Clintonville Woman's Club, 3951 N. High St. All-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee will be available. Tickets, available at the door, are $6, $3 for children ages 5 to 10 and free for those under 5. All proceeds benefit the club's community service projects.
Now that members of Positively Clintonville have had some time to assess how their Meet Me in the Middle exercise in civility and commonality went, they positively want to do it again next year -- but they absolutely, positively must start planning it earlier.
A nine-person committee has been asked to recommend an implementation strategy for the use of body cameras by Columbus police.
Columbus City Council
Fran Ryan has returned to familiar stomping grounds.
Three times in the past month, an East Lakeview Avenue woman told a Columbus police officer at 3:48 p.m. Sept. 23, someone has entered her locked home, eaten some of her food and left with her debit card.