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Sweet sounds of strings

Longhorned beetle contained, still poses threat

Columbus Recreation and Parks officials are keeping an eye on the migration patterns of the Asian longhorned beetle, an invasive species that could be more destructive than the emerald ash borer.

Lecture devoted to Indian religions in the United States

The religions of India as practiced in the United States will be the topic for the 11th annual lecture on World Religions and Interreligious Dialogue.

Egg hunt set at Northwest United Methodist

"Eggstravaganza," a free egg hunt and breakfast, will be held at Northwest United Methodist Church, 5200 Riverside Drive, Columbus, Saturday, April 4.

On the move

Northwest Columbus resident Robert McQueen joined the Wexner Heritage Village as a human resources recruiter.

Writing workshop instructor emphasizes storytelling

Melissa Centers has worked in public relations, been an information technology professional and is now a corporate attorney, making in all, she said, one seamless career.

Coming up

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Comic ready to have live performance recorded

Sumukh Torgalkar moved to Columbus eight years ago with the intent of going to law school.
2015 Big Sister of the Year

Brosmer balances teacher, mentor roles

Daijah Scott doesn't know what her life would be like without her Big Sister -- possibly a real mess.

College notes

* The University of Akron has announced its fall dean's and president's (4.0) list.
2015 Decorators' Show House

Designers give Dublin residence a new look

A 19,000-square-foot residence in Muirfield Village will act as canvas for several designers working on the 2015 Decorators' Show House.
Police beat

Northwest Columbus: Man reports suspicious call from bogus IRS agent

A Woodman Drive man, 52, contacted Columbus Division of Police officers March 25 at 8:37 a.m. after earlier that day receiving a telephone call reportedly from an official with the Internal Revenue Service.

New Winterset principal had 'huge shoes to fill'

It was, Audra Pearson admitted, a tough act to follow.
Red-light cameras

Lawsuit says ban unfair, unconstitutional

The city of Columbus has filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn Senate Bill 342, which effectively ends the use of red-light cameras.

'World-class' administrator sought to replace McKnight

Alan McKnight, director of the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, is retiring after 38 years of service.
KickButt Columbus

Music and food are part of annual spring cleanup effort

Sherri Palmer would like to envision a city that didn't require swarms of volunteers to pick up cigarette butts and litter from the side of roads.

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