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  • JOSHUA A. BICKEL/THISWEEKNEWS
    Lisa Daris, owner of Olentangy Paddle, demonstrates proper paddling technique before beginning a tour Friday, Sept. 26, on the Olentangy River. Daris is wrapping up her first season of operating the kayaking tours, most of which launch from Clintonville.

    Getting kids, adults back outside? That's a paddlin'

    Lisa Daris went from publishing to paddling. Actually, the Mount Air resident has been kayaking central Ohio waterways for the past decade, so when she got laid off from McGraw Hill, she decided to turn an avocation into a vocation.
  • Heroin has become a local epidemic. No longer an inner-city problem, it pervades every central Ohio suburb. It's a community problem.

    Heroin Hits Home: Week Two

    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 two looks at how widespread the epidemic is in our communities from law enforcement's point of view.
  • 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.

CAC member targets plastic grocery bags

One member of the Clintonville Area Commission hopes Columbus will follow Chicago's lead when it comes to plastic bags.

City auditor will address charter changes at commission meeting

City Auditor Hugh J. Dorrian will speak at the Clintonville Area Commission's meeting today, Oct. 2, Chairman Daniel B. Miller announced last week.
Columbus

City picks Short North for new trash, recycling containers

The city of Columbus has purchased high-tech recycling and trash containers for a pilot program in the Short North that seeks to reduce trash and litter.
Police beat

Thief doesn't get woman's purse, grabs necklace instead

A Sunset Cove woman told Columbus police she was able to thwart a would-be purse snatcher at 1:21 p.m. Sept. 24 at the intersection of Pacemont Road and North High Street. However, the man then ripped a $600 necklace from her neck, reports said.
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Coverage of Watterson and Whetstone high school sports teams

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