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Pickleball enthusiast hopes to help promote sport locally

Laura Fenton Kovanda has won national titles in four different sports: basketball, softball, tennis and racquetball.
Northwest Plan

An update survey will run through Feb. 26

Planners with the city will be accepting responses to an online survey of Northwest Side residents on an update to the policy for land use and design in the neighborhood through Feb. 26.

Columbus: Recycling effort hitting high marks

Marking its fifth anniversary this year, RecyColumbus is putting up admirable numbers, the city's environmental steward said.

Recent tailgate thefts spark concern

The theft of four pickup-truck tailgates the Columbus City Attorney's Office believe might have been stolen by the same man could emerge as a bigger trend.
Police beat

Columbus police: Rifle, knives electronics stolen in break-in

The burglary of a Heatly Drive residence was reported to Columbus police at 8 p.m. Jan. 31.
Ohio Wildlife Center

Volunteers key to organization's mission

When Sherry Buckley retired in 2009 following a 30-year career as an educator, she finally had the time for volunteer work she had been longing to do.

Campaign stresses need for prenatal care

With an ongoing goal of reducing infant mortality rates in central Ohio, Celebrate One is working on an initiative that will provide pregnant women with prenatal care information and patient referral services.

Pickleball coming to Columbus Recreation and Parks

Pickleball, a sport named after a congressman's mischievous dog, has been around for half a century, but it's only lately that it's gone viral.

Syphilis rates increasing among Franklin Co. men

Franklin County still is in the depths of a syphilis outbreak and the number of infected individuals has increased by 47 to 348 cases in 2015.

Coming up

Central Ohio Transit Authority, public comment meetings on proposed service adjustments to be effective May 2, 6 p.m. Jan. 26 in the William G. Porter Boardroom at the William J. Lhota Building, 33 N. High St. The meeting presentation will be available at starting Jan. 21. The public can comment by completing the form at or call 614-228-1776.
Police beat

Northwest Side: Pizza delivery driver says he was assaulted

A 21-year-old pizza delivery driver told Columbus police he was assaulted by one of three men who struck up a conversation with him as he was taking an order to an Annelane Boulevard address Jan. 22 at 6:45 p.m.

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