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  • JOSHUA A. BICKEL/THISWEEKNEWS
    Taylor Boveine places a freshly printed T-shirt on a dryer while working at Traxler Custom Printing Sept. 9 in Clintonville. The local printing company, which does everything from screen-printing to embroidery, will move to a larger location on Silver Drive to accommodate its expanding business.

    T-shirt and custom printer will move to XXL location

    Zachary Traxler didn't enjoy the corporate world. He didn't feel he fit in while working for a multimillion-dollar business information website.
  • Heroin has become a local epidemic. No longer an inner-city problem, it pervades every central Ohio suburb. It's a community problem. Young people are getting hooked in increasing numbers. For some, there is hope through rehabilitation and treatment. For others, the story ends tragically in death.

    Heroin Hits Home

    In this three-week series, ThisWeek Community News talks to law enforcement, school officials, treatment professionals and addicts about the extremely addictive drug and what can be done to solve the problem. Week one looks at the faces of addiction.
  • Clintonville artist Tom Baillieul's "Heaven is a Happy Place" substitutes a suicide bomber's face with the iconic smiley face.

    Smiley faces invite new POVs on current events

    Ad executive Harvey R. Ball, who died April 14, 2001, was "the strongest claimant to having invented the smiley face, that 100-watt yellow grin adorning tote bags, letters (and) car bumpers," according to his obituary in The New York Times.

Pool-site developers postpone gathering

A hoped-for community meeting to help clear the air about the proposed redevelopment of the Olympic Swim Club site will not take place Tuesday, Sept. 23, as had tentatively been planned.
Police beat

Reports: Four women with crowbar attack man

A West North Broadway man said he was attacked by four women and struck several times in the head with a crowbar at 4:59 a.m. Sept. 13.

Local fest gives fragile fruit its day in the sun

It's nearly time for the third annual Pawpaw Festival.
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