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Hurl the burl? Knot so fast, German Village residents say

Wearing earphones, safety goggles and protective clothing, Mike Trucco tears into the tree burl like a butcher breaking down a side of beef.

Coming up

Center for New Directions, 20th Women of Promise event, 6 to 8 p.m. April 16, at LBrands, 3 Limited Parkway. This fundraiser for the center will feature live and silent auctions, cocktails and hors d'oeurves. For tickets, go to newdirectionscc.org.
Red-light cameras

Lawsuit says ban unfair, unconstitutional

The city of Columbus has filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn Senate Bill 342, which effectively ends the use of red-light cameras.
Police beat

German Village: Dye job in pond not welcomed

A St. Patrick's Day prank that turned the Schiller Park pond green has drawn a strong rebuke from the city of Columbus.
Village Valuables

Vendors not allowed in Schiller Park

Schiller Park is off limits to vendors during this year's Village Valuables event -- German Village officials said it causes too much wear and tear on the park.
Village Notebook

German Village shining example of a 'community'

German Village continues to prove why we are so much more than a quaint arrangement of historic bricks and mortar.

Police: Take steps to protect yourself, report crimes

German Village might not have the highest number of home break-ins of all Columbus.

City shifts pothole repairs into high gear

The city of Columbus has kicked pothole repair into high gear, pledging to patch the craters within three dry-weather days.
KickButt Columbus

Music and food are part of annual spring cleanup effort

Sherri Palmer would like to envision a city that didn't require swarms of volunteers to pick up cigarette butts and litter from the side of roads.

'World-class' administrator sought to replace McKnight

Alan McKnight, director of the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, is retiring after 38 years of service.

Coming up

Walnut Hill United Methodist Church, fried chicken and baked ham dinner, 4:30 p.m. March 21, at 975 Rathmell Road. Cost is $8, $3 for children ages 12 and younger. Carryout orders will be available. For more information, call 614-491-8161.
Village Connections

Technology program helping senior citizens with basics

When Sally Levy bought her iPhone 5 in August, she didn't know how to use it.

Third Street study done, Society seeks input

South Third Street could get a dramatic overhaul that includes such amenities as new bricks sidewalks, lighting and landscaping.
Columbus Metropolitan Library

Main branch's fans have long wait to check out updates

Preparing for a major overhaul of its main branch, Columbus Metropolitan Library officials have decided to close the facility for the duration of construction.
Village Notebook

Key meetings for Village's future on Thursday's agenda

If you're reading this newspaper as it hits your doorstep Thursday, March 19, plan to be at the German Village Meeting Haus tonight.
Safety matters

Mixed bag of topics to be discussed at meeting

Jerry Glick is trying to show residents and police can have a successful relationship.

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