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Ethnic market under new ownership

Saraga International Grocery got a new lease on life when it recently switched hands.

KIPP Columbus poised for expansion at new campus

A former Columbus State Community College golf course off Agler Road is now the new campus for an expanded local branch of a network of charter schools that serve disadvantaged students.

Instructor thought belly dancing days were behind her

When Fariba Mohammadyar came to the United States 18 years ago, she was leaving behind Europe, where she grew up, and Iran, where she was born.

Health panel members discuss Ebola preparedness

The topic was bound to come up.

Group to reveal results of population study Nov. 5

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission is working with the Columbus District Council of the Urban Land Institute and Columbus 2020 on a study of population growth through 2050.
Issues 6, 7 and 8

Columbus charter changes on Nov. 4 ballot

Columbus voters will be asked to approve 19 city charter amendments -- appearing as Issues 6, 7 and 8 -- on the ballot Tuesday, Nov. 4.
Police beat

Northland: Teen pulled inside car during Karl Road in robbery attempt

A juvenile told officers he was dragged into a car by two men who went through his pockets and struck him between 4 and 5 p.m. Oct. 20.

Health committee leaders looking to find replacements

Scott Dowling and Sandy LaFollette would like to be replaced as co-chairmen of the North Side Health Advisory Committee.

Fall Fun Fair set for Performing Arts Center

The Northland Area Business Association and Vaud-Villities Productions Inc. will co-sponsor a Fall Fun Fair on Saturday, Oct. 25.
Charter changes outlined for NCC

Deep review of the city charter led to 19 proposed revisions; They will appear as 3 grouped issues on the ballot

The "fundamental law of the city" can use a little updating after more than a century, state Rep. Michael F. Curtin said at the Oct. 7 Northland Community Council meeting.

Proponents seek more support for plastic-bag ban

To ban the bag or not?

Shredding Day also will benefit Mid-Ohio Foodbank

The 18th semi-annual Northland Shredding Day is set for Saturday, Oct. 25.
State Route 161

Final two litter cleanups of the year are scheduled

The next-to-last community cleanup of East Dublin-Granville Road for 2014 is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25.

New owner, same recipes at reopened Pizza Mart

Pizza Mart on Sinclair Road is back in business after a fire nearly a year ago threatened to close the venerable establishment for good.
Police beat

Northland: Man assaulted, threatened in his Tamarack apartment

A Tamarack Boulevard resident, 28, said one man held him in a choke hold while another assaulted him with a belt at 12:11 a.m. Oct. 19, Columbus police reported.
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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