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Central Crossing preps for spirited homecoming week

Spurred by the recent success of the football team and the leadership of its senior class, Central Crossing High School's homecoming week is shaping up to be a true Spirit Week.
AMC Ohio Pharmacy

Naloxone available without prescription

A local nonprofit organization is the first in Franklin County to start selling naloxone without a prescription, according to the state board that oversees distribution.
Raphael agrees to guilty plea

Lobbyist says he acted alone in Redflex dealings

Lobbyist John Raphael agreed last week to a guilty plea of extortion in connection with an ongoing investigation into his relationship with Redflex Traffic Systems, the city's former red-light camera provider.

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Issue 14

ADAMH seeks renewal levy in November

The Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County will return to voters this year seeking support for a five-year, 2.2-mill renewal levy to appear on the Nov. 3 ballot.

Surround sound

Immunization clinic set up for children

Franklin County Public Health will offer childhood immunizations by appointment only at a clinic set for 9:40 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Prairie Township Fire Department, 123 Inah Ave.

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Westland Area Business Association, annual awards luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Oct. 13 at the Mentel Memorial Golf Course club house, 6005 Alkire Road. Awards will be presented to four people for their service to the community. Bill Wise will be the guest speaker. Cost of lunch is $15, payable at the door or online through the association website,, using PayPal. Reservations are due Oct. 7.
A Portable Theatre

Ghost stories will invoke old-time radio broadcasts

Ghost stories dating from the mid- to late 19th century will be performed in a format popular in the early to middle 20th century for 21st century audiences throughout central Ohio.

Columbus city candidates invited to Oct. 7 forum

The next mayor of Columbus and potential members of City Council have been invited to make their case before voters during a Meet the Candidates Forum set Wednesday, Oct. 7, and sponsored by the Northland Community Council.

Columbus Public Health considers harm-reduction centers

Two pieces of legislation have given Columbus Public Health the ability to move forward with a comprehensive harm-reduction program that could include a needle exchange for intravenous drug-users.

Committee ponders body-camera ramifications

A nine-person committee has been asked to recommend an implementation strategy for the use of body cameras by Columbus police.

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