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'Therapy donkey' is popular ambassador

Eddie eats it up.

Students' multilanguage newspaper earns national acclaim

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication heard them roar.

Cyclists, drivers seek truce at gathering

A gathering to improve relations between bicyclists and motorists and improve safety on city streets drew only 16 people last week to the Charity Newsies building on Indianola Avenue -- but those who attended had some strong feelings on both sides of the equation.

Open house today at renovated senior day care center

An open house event is scheduled for today, July 31, at the recently remodeled National Church Residences Center for Senior Health-North, 1700 E. Dublin-Granville Road.
Police beat

Northland: Man reportedly trespasses, assaults 2 women July 26

A man who is not allowed to be at a Graniteway Lane home showed up anyway at 5 p.m. July 26, according to the woman who lives there, Columbus police reported.

Making marks

Tenasia Watson, a sixth-grade student at Woodward Park Middle School and the daughter of Brandy and William Watson, has been awarded $375 from Community Choice Financial Inc. in recognition of her outstanding performance in the classroom and within the community.

College notes

Northland area students who received associate, bachelor's, master's or doctorates at Ohio State University's 2014 spring commencement are:

Children Services seeks levy renewal

Franklin County Children Services will seek a renewal levy on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Northern Lights Library

Details about renovation to be revealed July 22

Further details about the planned renovation and expansion of the Columbus Metropolitan Library's Northern Lights Branch will be unveiled during a design meeting set for Tuesday, July 22.

City charter review commission: No wards

The Columbus Charter Review Commission has recommended against creating wards or a combination of wards and at-large representation on city council.
Franklin County Board of Elections

Morse Road office has more space, better access

The Franklin County Board of Elections was scheduled to reopen this week at its new digs: the former Kohl's department store at 1700 Morse Road.
Closed motels

Crackdown lauded, but issue now is vacant buildings

Northland Community Council members agree that Columbus' crackdown on crime-plagued motels in the Northland area is a good thing.

Kroger plans are 'very good sign' for Northland

Now that Kroger executives have shown confidence in the Northland area to the tune of a potential $20-million investment, it's time to make the grocery chain giant aware of what the community would like to see in a new store.

NCC sets date for 50th anniversary party in 2015

The date has been set to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Northland Community Council.

Office seeks help for area food pantry

Throughout July, the Northland Chiropractic Center is offering a free exam and X-rays to anyone who brings in food to help stock a pantry run by a local church.

Planting for the future

Produce from the garden will be eaten during a salad day later in the year. Other vegetables will be prepared for use in soup. The garden was made possible by a grant from the Friends of the Library.

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