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Brookhaven will become temporary library site

Columbus Metropolitan Library officials are so eager to secure space inside the former Brookhaven High School as the temporary site for the Northern Lights Branch, they chose not to wait for the next meeting of the board of directors to finalize an agreement with Columbus City Schools.

Nominations sought for 2015 Jefferson Awards

The central Ohio community is being asked to nominate people who make a difference.
Columbus mayor race

Boyd selected by GOP to run for mayor

The wait is over: Republicans have their candidate for mayor of the city of Columbus.
NHS Alumni Foundation

Graduates seek ways to 'give back' to the school

A group of Northland High School graduates in central Ohio have gotten together to breathe new life into a foundation that aims to create closer bonds between alumni while helping current students.

Good says Columbus City Schools making progress

Columbus City Schools will enter a new age of education by offering increased opportunities, not only to students, but also to adults looking to get ahead.

Tickets available for Jan. 25 mystery dinner at St. Francis DeSales High School

Students of the St. Francis DeSales High School theater and choral programs will present The Mafia Murders, a murder mystery dinner theater, from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 25 in the St. Francis DeSales High School Cafeteria, 4212 Karl Road.

Documentary film examines use of plastic bags

The Sierra Club Central Ohio is sponsoring a free screening of the 2010 documentary Bag It Sunday, Jan. 25, at Studio 35 Cinema and Drafthouse, 3055 Indianola Ave.

Coming up

Expo-Ohio Farm Toy and NASCAR Collectibles Show, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 30 and 31 at the Ohio Building at the Ohio Expo Center, Ohio State Fairgrounds, 717 E. 17th Ave. The show will feature new and old farm toys, collectibles and shelf models for sale or trade. Other available items include racing memorabilia and racing-related items as well as Matchbox toys and dolls. Admission is $2, free for children under age 6 with an adult. Mention the show when paying for parking and pay only $5. For information call 941-228-1745.
Police beat

Northland: Woman reports being punched, hit with computer

An Arborwood Drive woman said she and her boyfriend got into an argument in a car parked outside her apartment at noon Dec. 18 and he first struck her hand with a laptop computer and then punched her in the back of the head.

Tryouts for Arnold Kids Got Talent! this weekend

Despite the competition's name, not everyone starring in the 2015 Arnold Sports Festival will be displaying their athletic prowess.
Public nuisances

Police liaisons promise crackdown will continue in Northland area

Scott Clinger, community liaison officer for one of the Columbus police precincts in the Northland area, last week promised something special for the next monthly meeting of neighborhood Block Watch captains: a look at "how not to keep neighborhoods safe."

Warm Northland came just before bitter cold

Just as things were about to get really cold last week, along came Warm Northland.

Lead-footed drivers 'unacceptable' in Northland

Few things get folks angrier than the subject of motorists lead-footing it through their residential streets.
Goals for 2015

NCC hopes to recruit more volunteer help with events

In a wide-ranging discussion of goals for 2015, Northland Community Council President Emmanuel V. Remy said last week he wants to see greater participation in the organization's "signature events."
Green Community Plan

Memo lays out list of Columbus objectives

A five-year road map setting out the "green" objectives for the city of Columbus has been released by Mayor Michael B. Coleman.

Coming up

Summit for Soldiers, free rock festival and fundraiser, 4:30 to 11 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Aladdin Shrine Ballroom, 3850 Stelzer Road. The event will feature music, food and beverages and opportunities for networking between veterans' resource groups. The Ohio State University ROTC Color Guard will present the colors at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

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