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Several issues are returning for December NWCA meeting

The next meeting of the Northwest Civic Association, which is expected to be the last of 2014, will be a sort of do-over, only this time there will be less to do.

FCCS seeking donations for Holiday Wish

Franklin County Children Services is seeking to make a brighter Christmas for local youngsters.
Volunteer Citizen of the Year

VETMotorsports founder honored for service

An Upper Arlington man who founded a nonprofit motorsports organization to give renewed purpose to military veterans last week was named the 2014 Columbus Volunteer Citizen of the Year.

Wildlights on ice: Skating rink returns to zoo

Add ice skating back to the list of ways to celebrate the holiday season at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.
Police Beat

Northwest Side: Store officials say employee embezzled $20,000

A management official from a business on Sawmill Road contacted police Nov. 18 at 1:38 p.m. to accuse an employee of having embezzled $20,000 from the store.
'North Side Fix'

Next phase of 270/23 project slated to start next summer

Construction on the next phase of the Interstate 270/U.S. Route 23 interchange improvements, known as the North Side Fix, will begin next summer.
Dr. Donald L. Burton

Passion led to creation of Ohio Wildlife Center

Colleagues of Dr. Donald L. Burton said wildlife never had a greater friend than the veterinarian and founder of the Ohio Wildlife Center.

Charity bike tour raises a record $21 million

For the fifth consecutive year, a peloton established in honor of cancer crusader Stefanie Spielman was the top grassroots fundraising team for a bicycle tour to support the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center-Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute.

Pet food donations helping two organizations

A nonprofit organization that seeks to foster appreciation of all animals recently completed a two-week campaign to benefit two other all-volunteer groups that work to keep people and their pets together -- even when the people can't afford to feed their pets and even when the people don't have a home of their own.
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.
Columbus International Children's Choir

Fundraiser for Carnegie Hall trip set for Nov. 22

Practice, practice, practice isn't all that it takes to get performers to Carnegie Hall.
Police beat

Northwest Side: Man throws bottle at car and breaks windshield

A Mithoff Street woman said a man she didn't know threw a water bottle at her car Nov. 15 at 7:01 p.m. while she was driving on Hayden Road.

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