Clintonville Top Stories

    Munir Saed, 4, of Northland, makes a face at Eddie the donkey to the amusement of his friends Hamcza Issa (center), 5, and Makhraj Ali, 5, at the National Church Residences Center for Senior Health-North during a social held at the location July 22.

    Therapy donkey proves to be popular ambassador

    Eddie eats it up.
    The pillars mark the entrance to the Northmoor neighborhood.

    Pillars of the community

    The man who made the bottom of one of the Northmoor pillars disappear last week while the top stone remained in place is a mason, not a magician.

Plans show apartments will be built on Olympic Pool site

When the owners of the Olympic Swim Club announced in early April that the private pool would close after the 2014 season, some residents expressed concern about losing a community asset, while others worried about what would take its place at 3450 Indianola Ave.

CAC to hold special meeting due to speakers, variance matters

Clintonville Area Commission Chairman Daniel B. Miller, mindful of both a plethora of guest speakers and a raft of zoning and variance issues scheduled for the August session, has called for a special meeting.

CAC will hear speakers from city of Columbus

The Clintonville Area Commission will welcome several guest speakers at its next regular meeting, set for 7 p.m. Aug. 7, at the Whetstone branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, 3909 N. High St.

Committee will strive to preserve historic buildings

First it was the Clinton Theater. Then it was the Clinton Annex.

Cyclists, drivers chat, seek truce at gathering

A gathering to improve relations between bicyclists and motorists and improve safety on city streets drew only 16 people last week to the Charity Newsies building on Indianola Avenue -- but those who attended had some strong feelings on both sides of the equation.
Franklin County Board of Elections

Morse Road office has more space, better access

The Franklin County Board of Elections opened earlier this month at its new digs: the former Kohl's department store at 1700 Morse Road.

Franklin County Children Services agency seeking renewal levy

Franklin County Children Services will seek a renewal levy on the Nov. 4 ballot.

Commission member to residents: We exist!

When the members of the Clintonville Area Commission were asked May 1 to sign off on an American Indian-themed mural at the East Cooke Road railroad overpass, some said the whole concept caught them unawares, and a decision was delayed.
Police beat

Clintonville: Man wields note, leaves local bank with cash

The Cooper State Bank branch at 3245 N. High St. was robbed at 3:44 p.m. July 23 by a man who reportedly passed a note to a teller and threatened to shoot her.
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Columbus City School District news, including database searches

Cops & Courts

Clintonville police reports and other crime news, including database searches