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Knights Inn being shut down as nuisance property

Yet another Northland motel is being shut down as a public nuisance.
Northern Lights

New branch manager likes library's 'buzz'

No one had to tell the new manager of the Columbus Metropolitan Library's Northern Lights Branch just how busy the place can be or how diverse the clientele is.
NCC's 50th anniversary

Old photos sought for celebration banquet

Northland Community Council representatives are being asked to canvass residents of their neighborhoods for long-ago photographs to help mark the organization's 50th anniversary.

NCC 2015 meetings, events tentatively scheduled

The tentative schedule has been announced for next year's meetings of the Northland Community Council and the organization's main advisory panel.

Advice from the city: Fire pits require precautions

Where there's fire, there's smoke -- and thanks to the popularity of backyard fire pits, that's becoming more of a problem for Columbus firefighters.
Police beat

Northland: Woman reports being robbed at gunpoint in her home

A North Meadows Court resident said she was robbed at gunpoint in her apartment at 5 a.m. Nov. 10. She said her purse, which contained $230 in cash along with her identification and several credit cards, was stolen.
Franklin County auditor's report

Only 1.5 percent of triennial-update values challenged

Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo attributes public acceptance of a new normal concerning real-estate values as the reason for a significant reduction in the number of property owners disputing property evaluations.
Reducing infant mortality

City buys wellness truck tractor, targets 3 hot spots

The city of Columbus took two significant steps last week in helping to reduce the infant mortality rate.

City considers ways to deal with problem apartments

With nuisance hotels and motels fading as a problem in the Northland area, Columbus Division of Police personnel are exploring the idea of bringing some of the same crime-enforcement techniques to bear on troubled apartment complexes.

College notes

* Capital University has announced its spring 2014 graduates. They include Northland residents Mohamed Camara, Christopher Colatruglio, Jodi Finney, Kalifa Johnson, Jon Lowery, Meghan McNeil, Marcus Richardson and Christopher Weisgarber.

Train Station marks a milestone

Mike Flick doesn't remember it, but his mother told him when he was a little boy growing up in the small village of Elida, Ohio, that she used to set him down for hours in front of a model-train set while she did the laundry by hand.

Ohio State fund helps military veterans connect

Four years ago, New Albany resident Jim Miller was standing with 17 of his friends at his father's grave in Arlington National Cemetery when he decided he wanted to help veterans.
Police beat

Northland: Resident reports theft of pregnant pit bull

A 38-year-old Satinwood Drive man named two people he believes stole his pregnant pit bull, valued at $1,200, from his home between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nov. 7. He filed the report at 6:53 p.m. Nov. 8, and also said a $60 dog crate had been taken.

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