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Clintonville Woman's Club

Anniversary observance 'absolutely fabulous'

More than 200 politicians, business leaders and community residents turned out last week to help the members of the Clintonville Woman's Club officially celebrate the 75th anniversary of the organization's founding.

Medians on N. High, Indianola closer to being built

Design work should begin soon on two decorative, traffic-calming medians for major roads in Clintonville, according to Andrew Overbeck, chairman of the area commission's planning and development committee.

Expecting crowd, CAC moves June meeting site to church

The June meeting of the Clintonville Area Commission, like the May session, will be held at Beechwold Christian Church, 280 Morse Road.

Task force: CAC meetings should remain at library

The members of a task force charged with finding a site for Clintonville Area Commission meetings that can accommodate more people and last longer than two hours have decided: Stay the course, but keep an alternative location in the wings.

Resident input sought as city eyes needs for transportation

It isn't just about cars anymore.
Clintonville Garden Tours

Ten stops showcase variety of plants

The first of two Clintonville Garden Tours for 2015 is set for Sunday, May 31.
Columbus City Council race

Motil to run as a write-in for City Council

Joe Motil once again will seek a spot on Columbus City Council with a platform that calls for raising the minimum wage, reinstating public-access TV and establishing a link on the website that would include an open electronic discussion about any issues facing the city.
Police beat

Clintonville: Thief steals $10,000 worth of gold coins from home

Gold coins valued at $10,000 were stolen in a break-in on Crestview Road that was reported at 4:06 p.m. May 18.

O'Connor appointed as new fire chief

Kevin O'Connor has been appointed the 24th chief of the Columbus Division of Fire, city officials announced Thursday, May 21. O'Connor, a 26-year veteran of the division, replaced recently retired Chief Gregory A. Paxton.

Gahanna's Collins tapped to lead Columbus parks

Gahanna Parks & Recreation Department director Tony Collins said he's leaving the city he has served for 15 years to take on a new challenge of leading the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department as director beginning June 11.

CRC announces summer food help

The Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resources Center is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.

Coming Up

Clintonville Farmers' Market, 15th season of outdoor markets, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Nov. 21 along North High Street, between Orchard Lane and West Dunedin Road. Seasonal, locally produced, freshly harvested foods will be featured. The peak-season Wednesday market will open July 1 from 4 to 7 p.m. For more information go to

Patrick J's plans benefit to help earthquake victims

Patrick J's Bar & Grille, 2711 N. High St. in Clintonville, will host a fundraiser Thursday, May 28, to benefit victims of the two recent major earthquakes that have claimed nearly 10,000 lives in Nepal.

Park of Roses concert series to begin Sunday

The Park of Roses Summer Concert Series will open with a performance by the Whetstone High School Jazz Band, under the direction of Josh Reynolds, at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 24, at the Park of Roses Gazebo.

Donations drive July Fourth fun at Whetstone Park

Organizers of Clintonville's July Fourth celebration hope residents can help them raise the $80,000 cost of the event and keep the fun going.

Coming Up

Wild Ones Columbus, annual plant sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 23 at the Whetstone Community Center, 3923 N. High St. Ohio native perennials, including several varieties of milkweed, will be on sale. Wild Ones members will answer questions on native flora for butterflies and wildlife. Most plants will cost $1 to $5. Visitors also may sign up for the national Monarch Larva Monitoring Project. A Garden Treasure Flea Market also will be offered.

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