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German Village in 2014

Year brought outreach, new programs

This year was a year for outreach in German Village, as civic leaders launched new neighborhood programs for both young and old.
Police beat

German Village: Three shotguns worth $2,400 stolen from car

Three 12-gauge shotguns, with a combined value of $2,400, were reported stolen between 9:30 a.m. Dec. 12 and 11 a.m. Dec. 13 from a car parked on Concord Place, Columbus police reported.

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Feeling the holiday spirit

Village notebook

Garten Club's efforts help keep Village beautiful

Happy Holidays from the German Village Garten Club.
Columbus mayor's race

Ginther endorsed; GOP says it will field a candidate

Even though the Democrats have gotten out to a significant head start in the race for Columbus mayor, the GOP will have a candidate, a party official said.

Actors' Theatre offers winter acting classes for kids

Actors' Theatre of Columbus is putting out a call to youngsters who want to take their imaginations to soaring new heights.

Founders rush to save Kossuth Street Garden

The Southern Orchards neighborhood could lose its Kossuth Street Garden, as its owner prepares to sell the parcel.
Columbus mayor's race

Ginther says it's 'all about neighborhoods'

The race for Columbus mayor heated up last week, when City Council President Andy Ginther entered the contest, as expected.
Columbus Year in Review

Resignations, mayor's race, health matters top headlines

Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman stunned the city in November when he announced he would not seek a fifth term in office.

Law enforcement seeks edge in fight vs. 'chemists'

Continuous tweaking of chemical recipes for synthetic marijuana has led to a seemingly never-ending struggle pitting so-called "chemists" against law enforcement officials and legislators.

E-waste drive at St. Paul UCC

St. Paul United Church of Christ, 225 E. Gates St., Columbus, will host an E-Waste Recycle Drive with RecycleForce Columbus from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 3.

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Police Beat

German Village: Two laptops stolen from residence on Forest

Between 8 a.m. Dec. 5 and 10 p.m. Dec. 7, someone broke into a residence in the 300 block of Forest Street.

Society's 2015 operating plan $20K lighter

Deciding not to tackle a planning conference, the German Village Society will see its annual budget drop by $20,000 in 2015.

Speaks gets nod as Columbus public safety director

With a desire to make Columbus safer and a passion for public service, George Speaks said he was able to hit the ground running last week as the city's new director of public safety.

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