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    Diane Colasante of Pizza House on Lincoln Avenue serves up a slice to Ezra Phillips, 6, of Clintonville during the Slice of Clintonville event, held last Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Clintonville Woman's Club.

    Raising awareness of area's nonprofits easy as (pizza) pie

    Pizza crafted by Lucky's Market emerged as the favorite among a plethora of pies at last week's inaugural Slice of Clintonville.
    Tessa Steinemann (center) of Columbus helps unload donated pet food with Phyllis Gubanc of Reynoldsburg during a pet food drive Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Charity Newsies building in Clintonville. Donated food will go to local nonprofit organizations PetPromise and Faithful Forgotten Best Friends, which will give the goods to those in need.

    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.
    Northland residents Mike Flick and his son, Marty, share a love of model trains, which they call on to help customers at their business, the Train Station in Clintonville, celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

    Model-railroad shop keeps chugging

    Mike Flick doesn't remember it, but his mother told him when he was a little boy growing up in the small village of Elida, Ohio, that she used to set him down for hours in front of a model-train set while she did the laundry by hand.
    Marty Matunas, owner of Bundle, poses for a portrait Oct. 30 at the store, 3246 N. High St. The Clintonville vintage and found-object home-decor store opened Oct. 25.

    Bundle holds ever-changing selection

    Marty Matunas hopes people get joy from Bundle.

Safety meeting's ideas could help deter crime

The Clintonville Area Commission's safety and crime committee met last week in what Chairman Jason Meek hopes will become a quarterly gathering to collect information on trends and hear presentations on prevention.
Police beat

Ring worth $10,000 among stolen items

A $10,000 platinum ring was among the items stolen in a burglary on Midgard Road that was reported at 8:04 p.m. Nov. 19.
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.

Winterfair artists pack expo center with gift ideas

More than 400 artists from across the United States will participate in Winterfair, the 38th annual juried fair of fine art and crafts presented by Ohio Designer Craftsmen.
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