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Mile of Quarters

Special Olympics benefits from Whetstone- Centennial contest

The tradition of an annual basketball game between special education students from Centennial and Whetstone high schools to raise money for the Columbus City Schools Special Olympics program was already established when teacher Chuck Andrick arrived at Whetstone in 2001.
Informing the neighborhood

Pilot program would use signs to detail zoning plans

Columbus City Councilwoman Michelle Mills announced last week she is working on a pilot program to better inform residents when property near them is the subject of rezoning or variance requests.

Columbus mayoral candidates list credentials

Editor's note: Four people are vying for Columbus mayor in the May primary: City council President Andrew J. Ginther, Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott, Terry A. Boyd and James C. Ragland. Each was asked to submit background information to ThisWeek News and answer in 75 words or less what makes him qualified for the job.

Coming up

Columbus Folk Music Society's FolkSide Coffeehouse, featuring singer-songwriter Dave Hawkins, 8 p.m. April 25 at the Columbus Mennonite Church, 35 Oakland Park Ave. Suggested donation at the door is $7, $5 for students, free for those under age 12. There is an open jam from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by open mic from 7 to 8 p.m. Guests are asked to bring a can of food for donation to a local pantry.

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.
Police beat

Northwest Columbus: Door frame broken during disturbance at residence

A 38-year-old Donnylane Boulevard woman said a man broke the frame of her door at 11:25 p.m. April 19 while she was inside the residence arguing with her ex-boyfriend.

Franklin County exempt from increase at zoo gates

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

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.
Cancer Support Community

Energy-balancing program offered

Cancer treatments can sap patients of their energy and ratchet up their stress level.

Around Northwest Columbus

The 57th Buckeye Model Trains and Railroad Artifacts Show and Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 18 at the Ohio Expo Center, Lausche Building, 17th Avenue and Interstate 71. Items to be featured include model railroad components, railroad china, lanterns and keys. Admission is $7, free for children under age 12.
Record Store Day

Vinyl devotees think albums still groovy

Buying a record was a rite of passage for boys and girls of several generations, whether it was Elvis Presley's jaunty King Creole or Ozzy Osbourne's supersonic Diary of a Madman.

NWCA annual meeting is set for April 22

The theme for this year's annual meeting of the Northwest Civic Association is "Economic Development."
Police beat

Northwest Columbus: Store employee says shoplifter knocked her to floor

A 34-year-old employee of a store in the Carriage Place Shopping Center off Bethel Road said she was knocked to the ground April 11 at 5:10 p.m. by a shoplifter she was attempting to detain.
Informing the neighborhood

Pilot program would use signs to detail zoning plans

Columbus City Councilwoman Michelle Mills announced last week she is working on a pilot program to better inform residents when property near them is the subject of rezoning or variance requests.

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