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College notes

* Columbus students named to the Ashland University dean's list for the spring 2016 semester include Kaitlyn Bailey, Carlie Freeman, Joel Paige and Morgan Velez.
Parade grand marshal

Park surprised to be chosen

Pleased, and more than a little surprised, were Jack Park's reactions to being informed he had been selected as the 2016 Northland Independence Day Parade grand marshal.

Refreshed Main Library opens doors

With a sleek and modern new look, the updated Main Library is welcoming patrons once again.

NCC hands out honors, awards

The largest and oldest civic group in Columbus celebrated its own last week.
Summer moves

Xclaim Dance Co. offers variety in lessons

People who want to polish their dance moves, or develop ones they never had, have a chance to pick up pointers from professionals this summer.
Police beat

Northland: Woman says ex-boyfriend stole her car

A woman said her ex-boyfriend broke out the kitchen window of her home on North Meadows Boulevard at 10:06 p.m. June 22.
Guest column

Northland has promising future

Fifteen years. Yes, that is my whole life, but it is also how long I've lived in the Northland area, in Sharon Woods. I have never known another home, and I honestly wouldn't trade it for the world.
Eat Purr Love

Pet project: Shelter, local woman unite for cat cafe

A lot of people come to the Capital Area Humane Society with a lot of ideas for helping the 133-year-old organization in its mission of sheltering homeless animals.

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Fourth of July

Park is chosen to lead parade

Jack Park, one of the foremost historians of Ohio State University football and a fixture on sports radio in Columbus for decades, will be the grand marshal for the Northland Community Fourth of July Parade.
State Route 161 Task Force

Donations for maintenance work likely to reach goal

George Schmidt, chairman of the State Route 161 Task Force, said last week he is optimistic that eventually, $15,000 will be raised to help with maintenance along what was once the Northland area's most vibrant commercial corridor.
Police beat

Northland: Pharmacy robbed of $20,000 worth of drugs

The Happy Druggist probably isn't.

Group hopes to revive 'Taste of Northland'

Northland Partners for Opportunity plan to start work next month on putting together a "Taste of Northland" as a "small step" toward celebrating the area's diversity.

June 18 summit to focus on preventing violence

Local nonprofit organization Central Ohio Youth Advocacy Program Inc. will host a Stop the Violence Youth Summit and Community Fair Saturday, June 18, at American National University’s Columbus campus, 5665 Forest Hills Blvd.
North on the Fourth

Polar Bears reunite on July 4

Everywhere a polar bear.

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