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Hip Hope Alive

The program included a showing of the documentary "American Beatbox" Feb. 26 and a daylong conference at NHS Saturday, Feb. 28.
Hamilton Road-SR 161

Rezoning earns development committee nod

The Northland Community Council development committee gave its blessing last week to a major rezoning for more than 18 acres near the Hamilton Road-state Route 161 interchange.

Health leaders want programs to reach area 'new arrivals'

In their first meeting as the new co-chairmen of the North Side Health Advisory Committee, the Rev. Kwesi Gyimah and Trevor Secord signaled a desire last week to find more ways to be involved in the community, particularly among immigrant and refugee populations.

Health advisory committee focuses on goals for 2015

Discussion at last week's monthly meeting of the North Side Health Advisory Committee focused on the group's goals for 2015.
Police beat

Northland: Thieves steal cabinets, copper pipes from home

The owner of a Hempwood Drive residence reported at 6:06 p.m. Feb. 25 that the place had been broken into.

NABA lunch set March 10

The next quarterly luncheon meeting of the Northland Area Business Association is set for Tuesday, March 10.

Police reach out to minority groups

Officials with the city of Columbus have rolled out a new safety program designed to strengthen the relationship between the Division of Police and the city's black, immigrant and gay communities.

Library nears fundraising goal as work continues

The Columbus Metropolitan Library Foundation is one step closer to its fundraising goal of $20 million for the Great Libraries Create program.
St. Patrick's Day

Celebration will have many new elements

The Columbus St. Patrick's Day celebration March 17 will reflect some major changes this year.

Phone thefts may lead to change in library policy

Catch-22 is a novel that can be found on the shelf of the Karl Road Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library.

Coming up

St. Michael Church, Lenten Fish Fry sponsored by St. Michael Church 11445 Knights of Columbus, 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays, through March 27, at the church, 5750 N. High St., Worthington. Cost is $8 for regular dinners, $6 for small dinners and dinners of macaroni and cheese. All dinners include fries, cole slaw or apple sauce, roll and beverage.


Columbus City Councilman Zach Klein's annual salary is $53,585 -- the same amount as other council members except the council president, who makes $63,259.

NHS students continue Jeans for Teens project

Two Northland High School students wanted to do something to help clothe homeless youth in the Columbus area.
Closing problem establishments

Liaisons seek Block Watch support for stronger laws

The Columbus Division of Police community liaison officers for the precincts that cover the Northland area are seeking public support for a change in a state law and the passage of a city ordinance.

Police chief slates series of community meetings

Columbus Police Chief Kimberley Jacobs has scheduled a series of community meetings throughout Columbus over the next few weeks, one in each of the division's zones.

Energetic Rinehart remembered as 'visionary' mayor

Funeral services were held at New Hope Reformed Church in Powell Monday, Feb. 23, for former Columbus mayor Dana "Buck" Rinehart, who died at his home Feb. 18 after battling pancreatic cancer since 2013.

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