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Fall Fun Fair set for Performing Arts Center

The Northland Area Business Association and Vaud-Villities Productions Inc. will co-sponsor a Fall Fun Fair on Saturday, Oct. 25.
Charter changes outlined for NCC

Deep review of the city charter led to 19 proposed revisions; They will appear as 3 grouped issues on the ballot

The "fundamental law of the city" can use a little updating after more than a century, state Rep. Michael F. Curtin said at the Oct. 7 Northland Community Council meeting.

Proponents seek more support for plastic-bag ban

To ban the bag or not?

Shredding Day also will benefit Mid-Ohio Foodbank

The 18th semi-annual Northland Shredding Day is set for Saturday, Oct. 25.
State Route 161

Final two litter cleanups of the year are scheduled

The next-to-last community cleanup of East Dublin-Granville Road for 2014 is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25.

New owner, same recipes at reopened Pizza Mart

Pizza Mart on Sinclair Road is back in business after a fire nearly a year ago threatened to close the venerable establishment for good.
Police beat

Northland: Man assaulted, threatened in his Tamarack apartment

A Tamarack Boulevard resident, 28, said one man held him in a choke hold while another assaulted him with a belt at 12:11 a.m. Oct. 19, Columbus police reported.
Franklin County auditor

Nov. 4 race pits incumbent against UA councilman

Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo says his leadership experience and dedication to efficient property appraisals set him apart in his bid for re-election next month, while challenger Mike Schadek promises to bring greater transparency and more ethical accountability to the office.
Nov. 4 election

Children Services makes case for renewal levy

Franklin County Children Services is working hard to protect neglected youngsters and earn voters' trust, an agency official says.

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ScareAtorium's frightful fun includes 2 attractions

Most people think a haunted house attraction is tossed together in late September.

Magistrate upholds decision against Club Escape

The owner of Club Escape lost his appeal of a Board of Zoning Adjustment ruling that the adult entertainment venue on East Dublin-Granville Road is operating illegally.

NCC updated on cases involving problem motels

Assistant City Attorney William A. Sperlazza had some positive news for Northland Community Council members last week regarding some of the area's problem motels.

Church in 'desperate need' of coats to give away

Victorious Life Christian Center in need of coats to give away during its Day of Giving, which will be on Thursday, Nov. 13, from 4 to 7 p.m.

Former addict assists others through jobs program

After losing everything to drugs, Dan Hurst got clean and used a $5 loan to rebuild his life and -- eventually -- to teach job skills to central Ohio's special-needs community.
Police beat

Northland: Clothes, jewelry among items stolen in burglary

A safe and its contents, together valued at $10,000, were among items reported stolen in a burglary on Forest Oak Lane that took place between 2:30 and 8:30 p.m. Oct. 6.

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