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2015 Big Sister of the Year
Daijah Scott doesn't know what her life would be like without her Big Sister -- possibly a real mess.
Northland Community Council development committee members last week recommended unanimously that city officials reject a rezoning proposal for a mix of apartments, condos and an assisted living facility on 61 acres at 5830 Ulry Road.
The year's first community cleanup of East Dublin-Granville Road is scheduled for Saturday, April 11.
Columbus Recreation and Parks officials are keeping an eye on the migration patterns of the Asian longhorned beetle, an invasive species that could be more destructive than the emerald ash borer.
Bishop Watterson High School has announced its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2014-15 school year.
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Someone kicked in the front door of a Waymont Road residence between 9:15 a.m. and 1:33 p.m. March 27. The resident said the burglar made off with a $1,000 television set, $5,000 worth of jewelry, a $600 laptop computer and $1,500 in cash.
MoveMMORE 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk, 8:30 a.m. June 6 at Wolfe Park, 105 Park Drive, Columbus. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Fees are $30 for adults and children 11 and up and $10 for children 10 and under. Chip timing is available for an additional $1.50. Food and live music will be included. For more information go to MMORE.org.
The playground at Maize Manor Preschool was in serious need of some sprucing up, and not just for the children enrolled there.
David Roseman is hoping to enlist the backing of the Northland Community Council and others in getting sidewalks installed along a stretch of Maple Canyon Avenue.
The city of Columbus has filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn Senate Bill 342, which effectively ends the use of red-light cameras.
Lions Club fundraiser
In the eight years since the Beechcroft Lions Club joined forces with the Sharon Woods Civic Association for a pancake breakfast and Easter egg hunt, the number of flapjacks served by the service organization has to be approaching 3,000, past president Rodger D. Heckel estimated last week.
Military Veterans Resource Center will provide free income tax filing assistance for military veterans until April 15 at its office, 1395 E. Dublin Granville Road, Suite 350, Columbus.
Columbus police are investigating a March 21 incident in which an officer shot and killed an armed man who allegedly attacked him as the officer was filling out a report at a North Side house.
Alan McKnight, director of the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, is retiring after 38 years of service.
The city of Columbus has kicked pothole repair into high gear, pledging to patch the craters within three dry-weather days.