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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Dublin's celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day will kick off with a new event designed to draw attention to diversity.
MLK Basketball Camp, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 16 at Elevate Basketball Academy, 6615 Dublin Center Drive, Dublin. The camp, led by Cindy Martin, will feature developmental basketball drills; scrimmages; shooting competitions; and improvement of shooting, ball handling, layups, passing, defense and basketball IQ. For grades 3-8. Registration is $5 before Jan. 5 and $10 afterward. Register online at www.register.elevatebasketball.net. For details, call 614-799-2201.
Dublin City School District leaders are trying to make sure their curriculum can satisfy the needs of future high school students.
Jewelry and precious metals -- worth $11,000 -- were reported stolen from a residence in the 5700 block of Glendavon Place at 11:22 a.m. Dec. 30.
Earlier this week Cleveland officials said a tugboat is being used to break up ice on Lake Erie as divers resume their search for a plane carrying six people that disappeared Dec. 29 shortly after takeoff from Burke Lakefront Airport.
Possible retirements is one reason the city of Dublin is continuing to look to hire additional police officers.
City Manager's Notes
The start of a new year is a time of self-reflection for many people.
Hotel-motel tax grants
Portions of the Dublin Arts Council's second Bread! Festival will be made possible by seed money from the city of Dublin.
Dublin municipal matters
With construction nearing completion on the roundabout at state Route 161 and Riverside Drive and the interchange at Interstate 270 and U.S. Route 33, the city this year will begin a widening project on North High Street, said Dana McDaniel, Dublin's city manager.
Spring gardening tips, 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 14 at the Dublin Branch of the Metropolitan Library, 75 N. High St. Gale Martin, co-owner of Natives in Harmony Nursery, will share how and when to plan for native gardens. For details, call 614-733-0168.
The Dublin Arts Council, 7125 Riverside Drive, will open "Emerging," its annual exhibition of student artwork, from Jan. 10 to Feb. 17.
The choruses of the Germania Singing and Sport Society will present an Epiphany celebration with songs and readings performed in the German language.
Dublin City School District
Residents in the Dublin City School District can expect to learn more about a future levy request next year.
A bag that washed ashore near a private harbor has been confirmed as coming from a small plane carrying 2008 Dublin Irish Festival Honorary Chairman John Fleming and five others who disappeared over Lake Erie near Cleveland, authorities said Jan 2. as they resumed a search for the missing aircraft.
The Montgomery Inn restaurant at 4565 West-Dublin Granville Road has closed.