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Blind school 'carries flag' in Memorial Day parade

The Ohio State School for the Blind marching band will perform Monday, May 25, during the 2015 National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C.

Readers finding 'swing space' library at closed Brookhaven

Slowly but surely, customers of the Northern Lights Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library are beginning to find their way to its temporary quarters inside the former Brookhaven High School, 4077 Karl Road.

President of salons tells girls they are 'uniquely beautiful'

Debra Penzone, president of Charles Penzone Salons, was speaking to a group of middle school students at a mother-daughter event a few years ago.
Scofflaws need not apply

Panel will check code complaints before hearings

Common sense, William Logan believes, ought to prevail.

Book donation starts new chapter for kids

An anonymous donor has given nearly 10,000 students in Columbus City Schools the gift of books.

Local residents help forge region's Food Action Plan

The process for developing a Food Action Plan for Columbus and Franklin County is moving along, helped by recent community meetings in the Northland area and Clintonville, according to Noreen Warnock, co-founder of Local Matters and now director of community outreach for the not-for-profit organization.

Phil Dirt and the Dozers show helps nonprofit Pets for Vets

Columbus rockers Phil Dirt and the Dozers this month will use an annual hometown show to support a fledgling nonprofit group that seeks to provide canine companions to U.S. military veterans dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder and injuries from battle.
Police beat

Northland: Two men held up at gunpoint

Two men reported being robbed at gunpoint of their wallets, $10 in cash and two $100 cellphones at 7:28 p.m. May 14 in the 4500 block of Northtowne Boulevard.

Making marks

Bishop Watterson High School has announced its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2014-15 school year.

Shredding Day May 16 will include e-waste recycling

The next Northland Community Shredding Day to help residents avoid identity theft will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 16, in the parking lot of Menards, 1805 Morse Road.

Coming up

Victorious Life Christian Center, service with evangelist Stacy Bishop of Findlay, 4:30 p.m. May 17 at at 1875 Tamarack Circle N. For more information call 614-496-9754.

Club's Reading Buddies branch out

When members of the Clintonville Woman's Club decided as part of an anniversary celebration to participate in the Columbus Metropolitan Library's Reading Buddies initiative, they had to turn to a sister neighborhood.
Northland Village plans

Remy: New Kroger will be one of largest stores

Developer Mo Dioun is seeking to arrange a community meeting that would give Northland residents an advance look at a proposed new major Kroger store for the neighborhood and gather some opinions.

Some wary about psychiatric facility

In offering assurances late last month about the psychiatric hospital his New Jersey-based firm plans to locate in a former hotel on East Dublin-Granville Road, SUN Behavioral Health CEO Steve Page's basic message was: Trust us.

Annual awards banquet honors community contributions

Jim Jones, a teacher, administrator and coach of long standing at St. Francis DeSales High School, was honored as Educator of the Year at last week's Northland Community Council Volunteer Awards Banquet.
Columbus mayor

Ginther, Scott will face off in general election

Andy Ginther was understandably pleased with Election Night results May 5.

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