More Clintonville News
Richard "Dick" Spires grew up on a 25-acre produce farm across the street from what is now Upper Arlington High School.
At its annual organizational meeting July 2, the Clintonville Area Commission handled the potentially thorny issue of selecting a new chairman or chairwoman quite simply: They picked the guy who wasn't there.
A donated piece of land that helps feed people who turn to the Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resources Center's food pantry will be on the next Clintonville Open Garden Tour. The tour, which also will feature eight private gardens, is set from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 12.
A Walhalla Road artist who will create a sculpture to grace the Clintonville Historical Society's next Memory Lane project will have her studio in which to do so.
Someone used a rock to smash a window and break into a vacant home on Village Drive, according to a report filed July 5.
Public pools throughout central Ohio have of late been on shaky ground -- with some having that ground taken out from under them altogether -- but the Northland Swim Club splashes on.
Clintonville will have to wait another month to find out the fate of one of the neighborhood's busiest intersections.
Clintonville Area Commission
The development proposal for one of Clintonville’s main intersections is being delayed for consideration by the area commission once again.
Clintonville Woman's Club, summer luncheons, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 15 and Aug. 19 at 3951 N. High St. The July luncheon will feature a Christmas theme with a turkey dinner and all the trimmings; the August event will feature ham loaf with a side dish. Options for entree or salad bar include beverage and roll priced separately or in combination. Dessert is also available. Reservations are encouraged but walk-ins are welcome; call ahead to reserve a card table if desired. For more information call the club at 614-68-5525.
Bill Cohen will perform a concert about many different aspects of death from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, July 12, at the Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resource Center, 14 W. Lakeview Ave., Columbus.
The North High Polar Bear Alumni Associaton's 24th annual North on the Fourth will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 4, at the former North High School, now known as Columbus International High School, 100 E. Arcadia Ave.
A Clintonville church that's been around a large number of years but now has a small number of members came up with one last symbolic gesture to celebrate its centennial.
July Fourth celebration
Clintonville's July Fourth celebration will come off again this year, probably without a hitch, depending on the weather.
When the Clintonville Area Commission convenes at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 2, it will fall to Secretary Libby Wetherholt to officially open the meeting.
The Cooper State Bank Branch at 5090 N. High St. was the scene of an armed robbery at 6:52 p.m. June 26.
Red, White & Boom
The 35th annual Red, White & Boom celebration will introduce a new craft-beer park, feature a national musical act and honor Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman who has decided not to seek a fifth term this year.