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Ohio Statehouse Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at 78 S. High St. This free family event welcomes Santa and Mrs. Claus, followed by the lighting of the historically decorated state of Ohio holiday tree. Refreshments, arts and crafts activities, games and performances by local choirs are included. The Columbus Metropolitan Library will offer a holiday story read along, and a free photo station will capture visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus. For more information go to

Northwest area resident named WISH Woman of Year

Donna Glanzman credits her parents with instilling an instinct to altruism in her.

B&G Tool Co. gets OK for new manufacturing site on Kenny

The B&G Tool Co. will add a new manufacturing facility adjacent to its existing headquarters on the Northwest Side.
Safe-sleeping campaign

Agency hopes 'ABCs' will lower infant death rate

The fact that Franklin County continues to lose more than 20 babies each year -- roughly the equivalent of a kindergarten class -- to unsafe sleep environments has encouraged Columbus Public Health to push harder in its fight against infant mortality.

Ridgeview Middle School students learning creativity through jazz

Budding middle school musicians are working with members of the Jazz Arts Group of Columbus to help the young people tap into their creativity.
March primary election

Mentel seeks seat on Franklin County commission

Mike Mentel will make another run at political office this spring when he takes on fellow Democrat Paula Brooks in the race for a seat on the Franklin County Board of Commissioners.
Village Lights

German Village will be aglow in Old World charm

Village Lights, which ushers in the yuletide spirit with discounted merchandise, caroling, free hot chocolate and candle-lit streets, returns Dec. 6 to German Village.

Coming up

Color Me Scarlet and Gray 5K, a color run for all ages, 6 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Ohio Expo Center, 717 E. 17th Ave. Upon arrival, participants will receive scarlet and gray light-up necklaces, scarlet and gray color packs and T-shirts. Music, food and a Kids Zone will be included. All adults will receive a beer at the post-race party. Partial proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. For information go to

Making marks

Northwest-area students named to the honor and merit rolls for the first grading period of the 2015-16 school year at St. Charles Preparatory School are:

Local rivalry sets stage for Shakespeare

Instead of the Montagues and the Capulets, Dominion Middle School students will feud with their "Ridgeview" peers when drama students at the former perform a localized version of the classic Shakespearean tragedy, Romeo and Juliet.

Tour promotes creativity with LEGOs

The LEGO Creativity Tour wants to present the building blocks of a good time for youths and adults alike.

Chicken keepers: New law would cost a lot of scratch

Feathers are flying over Columbus Public Health's proposal seeking tougher regulation of domestic farm animals.
Police beat

Northwest Side: Woman reports broken basement window

A Sethwick Road woman, 45, reported someone broke a basement window of her "home between noon. Nov. 12 and 8:15 the following morning, but did it did not appear the person entered the residence.

Zaenger stepping down from Charitable Pharmacy

Six years after being named its executive director, Allan Zaenger will step down from the Charitable Pharmacy of Central Ohio.

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