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Good Shepherd Free Store, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (doors close at 12:30 p.m.) on the third Saturday of each month at Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist, 6176 Sharon Woods Blvd. The store offers limited quantities of clothing and small household items at no cost. Donations and registrations are accepted from 10 to 11 a.m. and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Call 614-891-5043 or

County provides vaccines at township fire station

Franklin County Public Health will offer adult and child immunizations by appointment only from 9:40 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Clinton Township Division of Fire, 3820 Cleveland Ave., Columbus.

Lifecare opens new wellness center

LifeCare Alliance recently opened a new wellness center at New Salem Baptist Church, 2956 Cleveland Ave., Columbus.

Salvation Army accepting applications for assistance

The Salvation Army of Central Ohio will offer registration for its Christmas Assistance Program at the Citadel Worship and Community Center, 3662 Karl Road, Columbus, on the following dates:
Carfagna's marks 80 years

Fourth generation enters trade

For Sam Carfagna and Dino Carfagna Sr., co-owners of the venerable family business founded by their grandfather 80 years ago, becoming the third generation involved in the enterprise was never a question.
State Route 161 cleanups

Schmidt surprised by recognition

George Schmidt didn't see it coming.
Fight against colorectal cancer

New loss makes Race for Hope more personal

Every year since Carleen Taylor established the Race for Hope in 2004, she's donned a T-shirt on race day bearing the names of people who have been lost to colorectal cancers.
Police beat

Northland: Burglars push in AC to enter apartment

Two gaming systems worth just under $900, a $250 television set and a laptop computer valued at $500 were stolen in a burglary that was reported at 2:34 p.m. Oct. 20. The victim said someone pushed in the window air-conditioning unit of her Arborwood Court apartment to gain entry between 3 and 10:15 p.m. on Oct. 19.
Northland July 4 parade

Plans ahead of schedule with theme, grand marshal

The theme and even the grand marshal for the Northland Independence Day Parade are already set.

Colony Cats (Dogs) hold shoe drive through Nov. 1

Colony Cats (and Dogs) is conducting a shoe collection drive through Nov. 1, to raise funds for homeless pets in the nonprofit organization's care.

City's skyline, diversity inspire

Shoppers streaming into the new Northland Village Kroger store that was scheduled for a grand opening on Oct. 19 will find the neighborhood's diversity celebrated in not only the merchandise on the shelves but also in two pieces of art on the walls.

Coming up

"The Rocky Horror Show," 8 p.m. Oct. 27-29 at the Northland Performing Arts Center, 4411 Tamarack Blvd., Columbus. Tickets cost $23. For more information or to purchase, call 614-398-1110 or visit

College notes

* Columbus students who recently graduated from Ohio State University include Stephanie Aubry, Rachael Backus, Christopher Clark, Laura Ford, Sahro Guled, Dominique Harbaugh, Nicole Harvey, Brian Hawkins, Jida Hubana, Ginny Isaq, Caroline Jarka, Tyler Lehman, Duchao Lv, Sean McGovern, Jeffrey Parker, Tyree Pollard, Jonathan Pozderac, Alex Ranttila, Charnelle Richardson, Season Shipe, Tameka Sims, Teya Siva, Akil Smith, Geron Tate and Rebecca Williams-Wagner.
Age Friendly Columbus

Feedback from seniors rolls in at forum

As far as Katie White is concerned, last week's major step in improving Columbus for its older residents could not have gone better.

Center plans fright-free fun

It's the only Halloween event geared for children with special needs in central Ohio.
Police beat

Northland: Car wash equipment reported stolen

A representative of a car wash in the 4800 block of Cleveland Avenue filed a burglary complaint at 12:36 p.m. Oct. 7 against someone he said had taken equipment worth $7,510 from a garage attached to the business, including a $7,000 pressure washer. The alleged theft occurred between 3 and 9 p.m. Oct. 3, police reports said.

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