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Enterovirus is in central Ohio, CDC confirms

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the enterovirus D68 is present in central Ohio and is believed to have sickened many youngsters with upper respiratory illness.
STEM on wheels

Skating rink becomes 'giant science laboratory'

Mike Huboda's mother used to yell at him when he took things apart as a kid.

Small business 'how-to' website gets off the ground

The city's small-business concierge has created the Columbus Small Business Builder, a website designed to help entrepreneurs navigate the sometimes confusing world of governmental regulations.

City picks Short North for new trash, recycling containers

The city of Columbus has purchased high-tech recycling and trash containers for a pilot program in the Short North that seeks to reduce trash and litter.

Residents frustrated by AEP project on Karl Road

Members of the Karmel Woodward Park Civic Association met with two representatives of American Electric Power last month to voice some of their frustrations about a major installation project along Karl Road near a substation.

Company hopes to expand its Northland presence

A business based in Alliance that has long had a warehouse facility in the Northland area will be staying in the Northland area, if the members of Northland Community Council's development committee have any say in the matter.

Candidate forum planned

The Northland Performing Arts Center, 4411 Tamarack Blvd., will be the venue Thursday, Oct. 2, for the next in an ongoing series of "Meet the Candidates" forums sponsored by the Franklin County Consortium for Good Government.
Police beat

Northland: Thief steals copper pipes, AC unit from apartment

Copper pipes worth $5,000 and a $2,000 air conditioning unit were reported stolen from a Forest Willow Court residence at 4:45 p.m. Sept. 24. The apartment was broken into after noon Sept. 10, police reports said.

Ready to move

Fire destroys Northland apartment building

A fire at an apartment building off Tamarack Boulevard sent 10 people, including four children, to the hospital early Sept. 23.

Grouping of proposed charter changes raising concerns

The grouping of proposed Columbus city charter revisions voters will face Nov. 4 has raised some concerns for League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Columbus members, said David Patton, chairman of the education committee.
Helping Hands Health and Wellness Center

Goal is to raise at least $20,000 for free clinic

The sixth annual Bowl to Help, the major fundraiser for the Helping Hands Health and Wellness Center free clinic, will take place Sunday, Oct. 5.
Police beat

Northland: Police file robbery charges after late-night incident

An 18-year-old East Cooke Road resident was charged with aggravated robbery at 10:30 p.m. Sept. 16 after allegedly pistol-whipping a man near the intersection of North Meadows Boulevard and East Dublin-Granville Road.
Columbus City Schools

Officials not happy with latest report card, but note progress

On the surface, Columbus City Schools showed a less-than-impressive performance on the latest state report card, earning five F's, one D, one C and two A's.

On the move

Carla Stokes of the Northland area recently joined the Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland Council as volunteer services manager.

Board of health gives Northland-area grocery store one more chance

Saraga International Grocery in the Northland area has been given a month to clean up its act.

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