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Coming up

A Night of Elegance Dance, 7 p.m. Dec. 19 at Columbus Alternative High School, 2632 McGuffy Road. CAHS alumni and current students will perform musical and artistic acts. The semiformal occasion will support the school and music department. Tickets cost $10 and can be purchased at the door. For details, call 614-365-6006.

College notes

* Columbus students who graduated from Columbus State Community College after the summer 2016 semester include David Adkins, Meagan Alwood, Aissatou Balde, Kisa Blessing, Moses Byanyuma, Janae Byrd, Debra Curry, Coovi Dossou-Koko, Samantha Fina, Khadija Green, Iman Hassan, Meghan Howell, Lauren Katangulia, Rae Laufenburger, Aaron Lett, Joshua Lundgren, Osman Mansaray, Amanda Marvin, Vernon McDonald, Johnny Nguyen, Clinton Rife, Eric Ross and Dauda Sanni.
Morse Road development

Panel opposes project switch

Their vote may end up being merely a gesture, but the members of the Northland Community Council development committee felt strongly last week that what was initially proposed as condominiums should not be allowed to turn into apartments.
Columbus city attorney

Klein emerges as Dems' top pick

Zach Klein has emerged as the top Democratic candidate looking to replace Columbus City Attorney Richard C. Pfeiffer Jr., who has announced he would not seek re-election next year.
Franklin County

Study will determine if abatements really work

Using data from seven central Ohio cities, a Massachusetts agency will conduct a study to determine if tax abatements granted to businesses between 1995 and 2015 actually created economic growth or merely shifted the tax burden to others.
Police beat

Northland: More than $14K in jewelry, cash stolen

A wedding band valued at $3,000 was among a variety of items stolen in a burglary on Merton Drive that was reported at 2:13 p.m. Dec. 1.
Gillie Recreation Center

'Rockin' Little Christmas' celebrates the season

The annual Christmas show at the Gillie Community Senior Center, 2100 Morse Road, is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 10.
Apartment proposal for closed motels

Suggestion met with skepticism

Tony Lam hopes to purchase two shuttered and troubled Northland motels and turn them into apartment buildings.
Dessert Theatre fundraiser

Plays take on the holidays

Yes, Vivian says, there is "Life After Christmas."
Northland leaders 'thrilled'

Huntington plans major investment

Northland community leaders say they are thrilled with Huntington Bancshares' announcement last week that it plans to remodel a vacant Meijer store into an office that will open next year with 1,400 employees.

Coming up

Christmas choir celebration, 7 p.m. Dec. 10 in the Little Theatre at St. Francis DeSales High School, 4212 Karl Road, Columbus. The DeSales choir will perform with members of the St. Anthony and St. Matthias school choirs. Selections will include religious favorites and secular standards. Baked goods will also be available for purchase.

Dancing in 'The Nutcracker'

Feed the People

Concert gets new venue

The seventh annual Feed the People concert will have new digs and, hopefully, better acoustics.
Police beat

Northland: Robber steals TV and $3,000 computer

A $3,000 desktop computer and a television set valued at $300 were stolen from a Tamarack Boulevard apartment in a break-in that was reported at 10:05 p.m. Nov. 21.

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