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Ferret show had to scamper to find new venue

The Ferret Buckeye Bash, the annual show put on by Heart of Ohio Ferret Association and Rescue Inc., raises funds to care for the mischievous pets left homeless for one reason or another.

Children's choir gets Carnegie Hall invite

Members of the Columbus International Children's Choir returned last month from participating in the 2014 World Choir Games in Latvia, earning gold and silver medals.
Franklin County Auditor's Office

Local schools, municipalities to get cut of $10.5 million

The Franklin County Auditor's Office will return $10.5 million to local schools and municipalities after finding savings in the triennial update process.

Remy: Lower property values no cause for concern

Property values in much of the Northland area went down during the recently completed three-year update by the Franklin County Auditor's Office, Emmanuel V. Remy said last week.

Organizers await word on nonprofit mall grant

The ongoing effort to establish a central location for Northland residents who need the help of nonprofit organizations is making progress.
Police reports

Northland: Thief finds keys, steal's motel employee's vehicle

A $6,000 Toyota Corolla was reported stolen at 2:26 p.m. Aug. 14 from the 1200 block of East Dublin-Granville Road.
Columbus Metropolitan Library

Homework Help Centers open for new school year

For the 10th year in a row, the Columbus Metropolitan Library system is offering kids a place to study after school.

Northland Swim Club puts out welcome mat

Missy Conely has worked at the Northland Swim Club for 40 years, the past 10 as pool manager.

Merchant robbed of loose gems worth $200,000

The number practically leaped out of the police report: $200,000.

Dual efforts aimed at helping senior citizens

The Northland Area Business Association and the Northland Alliance are working on two initiatives to benefit the neighborhood's aging population.

Northland Swim Club was opened for business in 1965

Frustration with gaining access to a community pool in a neighboring subdivision practically boiled over for some Northland residents on a hot weekend in July 1964.
Police reports

Northland: Couple report being bilked out of $5,000 in scam

A Hempwood Drive couple called Columbus police at 4:20 p.m. Aug. 8 to say they had been bilked out of $5,000 by someone posing as an agent with the Internal Revenue Service.

Expo designed to attract young professionals

Young professionals throughout central Ohio are invited to a gathering that will showcase a dozen neighborhoods and what makes them attractive.
Columbus City Schools

Free breakfast and lunch will be available to all

When Columbus City Schools students return to classes Wednesday, Aug. 20, free breakfast and lunch will be waiting -- for all of them.

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