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Health officials launch coordinated Ebola-preparedness procedures

Local health officials want to assure a nervous public they are prepared for an Ebola outbreak in central Ohio.

Monster Bash boogey

Lab was a success but not perfect, Society says

The inaugural Great Placemakers Lab was deemed an overall success, but didn't go off without a few hitches, organizers said.

Pet parade and blessing slated for Oct. 26

Local dogs, cats and other furry friends soon will get a chance to strut their stuff and be sanctified by the clergy.
Nov. 4 election

Children Services makes case for renewal levy

Franklin County Children Services is working hard to protect neglected youngsters and earn voters' trust, an agency official says.
Village Notebook

Strategic Planning Task Force identifies priorities

In January, the German Village Society Board of Trustees set a purpose for a new Strategic Planning Task Force: to evaluate the Society's mission and vision and to recommend a strategic plan to guide the Society's focus and goals for the next 5-10 years.
Franklin County auditor

Nov. 4 race pits incumbent against UA councilman

Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo says his leadership experience and dedication to efficient property appraisals set him apart in his bid for re-election next month, while challenger Mike Schadek promises to bring greater transparency and more ethical accountability to the office.

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Club taking orders for holiday greenery

The German Village Garten Club is accepting orders for its holiday greenery sale.
Ohio House of Representatives

Stinziano to take on Sharrah in 18th District

Democrat Michael Stinziano is looking to maintain his seat as the representative from the 18th District of the Ohio House of Representatives, while Republican Robert Sharrah would like to take it away.

Monster Bash to offer frightful amount of fun

Crystal Courvier and Robert Byrley are going all out, trying to make their trick-or-treat stop a place to remember for this year's Monster Bash, slated for Oct. 18.

Stauf's gets brewing on S. Third St.

Something's percolating at 627 S. Third St.
Village Notebook

Darci Congrove has become a model for leadership

One of my favorite duties as German Village Society president is thanking our supporters.
Brewery District

Walking tour focuses on beer and history

Stretch your legs, hoist a stein and get an education.
Columbus Marathon

Runners this year will start, finish at same spot

For the first time in its history, the Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon and Half Marathon will start and finish at the same place.
Issues 6, 7 and 8

Three choices, 19 charter changes for Columbus voters

Columbus voters will face Issues 6, 7 and 8 -- all amendments to the City Charter -- on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.

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