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Community center seeks to aid Bhutanese Nepali refugees

Wanted: Gently used furniture to be used by gentle people.

National Merit finalists

Five St. Francis DeSales High School seniors have been named finalists in various National Merit competitions.

As weather warms, wildlife center awaits injured creatures

It's the time of year to get outdoors, and the chances of humans and wild animals coming into contact will increase as residents begin yard work and spring excursions.

Free clinic marking its eighth anniversary

As she looked forward last week to celebrating the eighth anniversary of the founding of the Helping Hands Health and Wellness Center free clinic, Executive Director Joyce Bourgault said she feels blessed by the many volunteers who will be quietly feted today, April 23, and Friday, April 24.

May 4 meeting will further food action plan progress

The next step in what could be a two-year process to develop a Columbus-Franklin County Food Action Plan will be a couple of two-hour meetings in the Northland area, one scheduled for Monday, May 4.

Franklin County exempt from increase at zoo gates

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has raised prices for visitors who reside outside of Franklin County.

Church sets dates to give away free food

Members of Victorious Life Christian Center will once again be offering free fresh produce to families in need.
Police beat

Northland: Robber steals cash, phone, glasses from man at gunpoint

A Westerville man told police he was robbed at gunpoint in the 1600 block of Red Robin Road at 10 p.m. April 19.

Coming up

Kiwanis Club of Northern Columbus, "World's Greatest Fish Fry," 5 to 7:30 p.m. April 24 at Clintonville Woman's Club, 3951 N. High St. Meals feature Alaskan pollock and smelt, hot dogs, baked beans, cole slaw, chips and beverages. Cost is $10, $5 for children under 12. All children will receive a door prize. Tickets will be sold at the door. Proceeds support the club's projects.

College notes

Northland area students who received degrees at Ohio State University's 2014 autumn commencement are:
Columbus mayor's race

Candidates zone in on Ginther during debate

Andy Ginther took repeated shots from three other candidates running for Columbus mayor during a televised debate.

Around Northland

Church Women United, 100th anniversary celebration and luncheon, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 2, at Epworth United Methodist Church, 5100 Karl Road, Columbus. The guest speaker will be Rev. Rebecca Tollefson, executive director of the Ohio Council of Churches. Tickets are $25 per person. For reservations, call 614-237-1882.

Unlikely pairing proving successful at bowling alley

During the dog days of summer, bowling alleys tend to go to the dogs.

Agreement keeps Knights Inn closed until Nov. 20

On the eve of a trial to determine if the Knights Inn on East Dublin-Granville Road is a public nuisance, the defense attorney offered to enter into an agreement that gave city officials pretty much what they would have gotten if they won the case.

STEM students prepare to rock 'the Box'

Students from several central Ohio high schools will work with professional artists at Shadowbox Live in a sketch comedy and rock n' roll show called STEM Rocks the Box April 20 in downtown Columbus.

Sidewalk campaign is backed by Northland Community Council

A one-man campaign to have sidewalks installed along a section of Maple Canyon Avenue is now a full Northland Community Council crusade.

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