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* Northland area students named to the 2015 fall semester dean's list at Ohio Wesleyan University include Zoe Baumgartner-Brown and Todd D'Andrea.
Now that the city's new hotel-licensing law has been enforced for the first time, Northland Community Council President Emmanuel V. Remy would like to see other aspects of government control brought to bear on problematic lodging operations.
Thanks to a bipartisan effort -- and some personal inspiration -- a pair of central Ohio lawmakers helped guide unanimous passage of a House bill to shield the personal information of domestic violence victims.
With an ongoing goal of reducing infant mortality rates in central Ohio, Celebrate One is working on an initiative that will provide pregnant women with prenatal care information and patient referral services.
Marking its fifth anniversary this year, RecyColumbus is putting up admirable numbers, the city's environmental steward said.
Northland Community Council representatives last week unanimously elected officers for 2016-17, with one new person joining the existing slate.
Legionnaires' disease, an ailment that frequently finds its way into the media spotlight, is not all that uncommon in Ohio, according to the state's medical director.
Canal Winchester resident Paul Workmaster is a man with a mission.
* Mackenzie Leland, a freshman communication major from the Northland area, was among Bob Jones University students named to the fall 2015 dean's list.
Putting some finishing touches late last week on a large and colorful mural he designed for a stairwell at Northland High School, artist Jeremy Jarvis said the faces depicted in it are serious for a reason.
The first instance of enforcement of a new law requiring hotels and motels in Columbus to receive a permit to operate took place Feb. 1.
Ulry Road rezoning
The Northland Community Council development committee voted against approving a mix of apartments, condos and an assisted-living facility on a 60-acre parcel along Ulry Road when the rezoning request came before the members in March 2015.
Franklin County still is in the depths of a syphilis outbreak and the number of infected individuals has increased by 47 to 348 cases in 2015.