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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the enterovirus D68 is present in central Ohio and is believed to have sickened many youngsters with upper respiratory illness.
STEM on wheels
Mike Huboda's mother used to yell at him when he took things apart as a kid.
The city's small-business concierge has created the Columbus Small Business Builder, a website designed to help entrepreneurs navigate the sometimes confusing world of governmental regulations.
The city of Columbus has purchased high-tech recycling and trash containers for a pilot program in the Short North that seeks to reduce trash and litter.
Members of the Karmel Woodward Park Civic Association met with two representatives of American Electric Power last month to voice some of their frustrations about a major installation project along Karl Road near a substation.
A business based in Alliance that has long had a warehouse facility in the Northland area will be staying in the Northland area, if the members of Northland Community Council's development committee have any say in the matter.
The Northland Performing Arts Center, 4411 Tamarack Blvd., will be the venue Thursday, Oct. 2, for the next in an ongoing series of "Meet the Candidates" forums sponsored by the Franklin County Consortium for Good Government.
Copper pipes worth $5,000 and a $2,000 air conditioning unit were reported stolen from a Forest Willow Court residence at 4:45 p.m. Sept. 24. The apartment was broken into after noon Sept. 10, police reports said.
A fire at an apartment building off Tamarack Boulevard sent 10 people, including four children, to the hospital early Sept. 23.
The grouping of proposed Columbus city charter revisions voters will face Nov. 4 has raised some concerns for League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Columbus members, said David Patton, chairman of the education committee.
Helping Hands Health and Wellness Center
The sixth annual Bowl to Help, the major fundraiser for the Helping Hands Health and Wellness Center free clinic, will take place Sunday, Oct. 5.
An 18-year-old East Cooke Road resident was charged with aggravated robbery at 10:30 p.m. Sept. 16 after allegedly pistol-whipping a man near the intersection of North Meadows Boulevard and East Dublin-Granville Road.
Columbus City Schools
On the surface, Columbus City Schools showed a less-than-impressive performance on the latest state report card, earning five F's, one D, one C and two A's.
Carla Stokes of the Northland area recently joined the Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland Council as volunteer services manager.
Saraga International Grocery in the Northland area has been given a month to clean up its act.