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Upper Arlington Parks and Recreation Director Tim Moloney was tapped last week to lead central Ohio's seven-county Metro Parks system.
Despite two delays, many proposed amendments and some community criticism, Clintonville Area Commission member Kristopher Keller said last week he remains optimistic that some version of his original proposal for addressing the environmental hazard of disposable bags eventually will be approved by the panel.
A nonprofit organization that seeks to foster appreciation of all animals recently completed a two-week campaign to benefit two other all-volunteer groups that work to keep people and their pets together -- even when the people can't afford to feed their pets and even when the people don't have a home of their own.
Soldiers stationed overseas will open some early holiday gifts this year -- fragrant, 6-foot white pines or Fraser firs donated by more than 40 tree farms and ready to trim with ornaments handmade by Ohio schoolchildren.
DeSales High School junior Madalyn Laugherty of Clintonville is among the leads in the school's production of Yearbook.
A safety volunteer at Indian Springs Elementary School, 50 E. Henderson Road, said she was threatened at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 14 by a driver she had advised to be more careful.
Reducing infant mortality
The city of Columbus took two significant steps last week in helping to reduce the infant mortality rate.
Push probably won't come to shove during an event scheduled Saturday, Nov. 15, in the auditorium of the Whetstone Community Center.
Paper and plastic? Clintonville Area Commission members last week grappled with the wording of a resolution.
Mike Flick doesn't remember it, but his mother told him when he was a little boy growing up in the small village of Elida, Ohio, that she used to set him down for hours in front of a model-train set while she did the laundry by hand.
What Clintonville Area Commission District 1 representative David Vottero called a "long-simmering source of concern in my neighborhood" was the subject of a resolution approved at the commission's meeting last week.
Three Sunset Cove residents said their home was burglarized between 8 p.m. Nov. 3 and 2 p.m. Nov. 4. A cellphone valued at $805, another worth $950 and two laptop computers worth $2,500 each were taken, along with a $10 wallet, the victims told Columbus police.