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Smoky Row Road

Projects aimed at improving traffic flow and safety

A $1.8 million project that got under way last month to add sidewalks and turn lanes to a stretch of Smoky Row Road, coupled with the final phase of improvements to Hard Road, will make that area of the Northwest Side much safer for people, according to a spokesman for the city's Department of Public Service.

City Hall investigations cast campaign shadows

Pressure is mounting on some Columbus officials as a two federal investigations widen at City Hall.
Police beat

Northwest Side: $3,500 set of golf clubs stolen from car on Baudin Street

Golf clubs valued at $3,500 were stolen from a 2006 Audi parked on Baudin Street, the owner told Columbus police officers at 9:20 a.m. Sunday, June 28.

Novel idea strikes author: Donate to Charitable Pharmacy

Amateur sleuth India Hayes might not have even seen this coming.
Red, White & Boom

'The Voice' crooner ready to 'go on stage and have fun'

Chris Jamison has been caught in a whirlwind since finishing third on the television show The Voice in December.

Coming up

Congregation Beth Tikvah, annual Yard Sale of Biblical Proportions, 5 to 8 p.m. July 8, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 9 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 10 at 6121 Olentangy River Road. Books, baby furniture, Ohio State University-themed merchandise, ornaments and china are among the items offered by Beth Tikvah's member families.

Neighbor in the news

The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy has announced that northwest Columbus resident Marialice Bennett has been awarded the college's 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award.

District outlines enrollment process

Students attending Columbus City Schools will be back in class Aug. 26. To prepare for the 2015-16 school year, the district is encouraging parents to enroll early and avoid potential delays in class scheduling and bus service.

Bioterrorism attack drill

Eleven area public health departments participated in the drill, a full-scale exercise to test the departments' ability to perform a mass dispensing of medicine after a bioterrorism attack.
Red, White & Boom

Full day of activities ends with fireworks

The 35th annual Red, White & Boom celebration will introduce a new craft-beer park, feature a national musical act and honor Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman who has decided not to seek a fifth term this year.
Police beat

Northwest: Woman surprises burglar who stole jewelry boxes

As a 77-year-old woman approached her residence on Macgregor Avenue at 12:49 p.m. June 19, she told Columbus police she was surprised to see a dirty, white, older model Toyota Celica in her driveway.
Columbus Recreation and Parks Department

Food truck to assist in summer lunch program

The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department is the latest member of the food-truck scene.

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