Clintonville Top Stories

    Inga Smith, 82, is shown Oct. 13 in her Clintonville neighborhood. The longtime Clintonville Arts Guild member will enter her photos in the guild's annual show and sale, set Nov. 7-9.

    Photog's 'story' told at guild's show

    Nearly three-quarters of a century ago, Inga H. Smith's father presented her with his old Brownie camera for her 10th birthday.
    Members of the Shazzbots (from left) Dianne Hummel, Ian Hummel, Josh Tully, Mike Heslop and Steve Fry pose for a portrait in their warehouse studio on East Fifth Avenue. The band is preparing the studio to serve as a set for its first TV pilot.

    Shazzbots reach for the stars

    Odds are good that the Shazzbots will sing their song Comic Book Shop when they perform Oct. 25 at the Laughing Ogre.
Children Services

Backers make their case for renewal levy

Franklin County Children Services is working hard to protect neglected youngsters and earn voters' trust, an agency official says.

Hop shoppers will cast votes for favorite Halloween windows

The revived Halloween Hop tradition will return to Clintonville on Saturday, Oct. 25.

'Have some fun' at restaurateur's latest local venture

Inexpensive tacos, craft beers and signature cocktails, particularly margaritas, are coming to Clintonville.
Police beat

Medallion worth $2,000, other jewelry taken

A Rush Avenue woman contacted Columbus police at 6:14 p.m. Oct. 16 to report that jewelry worth more than $6,500 had been stolen from her home. The victim said the items, which include a $2,000 medallion, were removed from the residence between noon Aug. 20 and noon Sept. 1.
Ohio House race

Leland, Hall battle for Carney's 22nd District seat

Like the days of yore, David Leland is knocking on doors, trying to get the pulse of the 22nd Ohio House District.
Franklin County auditor

Nov. 4 race pits incumbent against UA councilman

Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo says his leadership experience and dedication to efficient property appraisals set him apart in his bid for re-election next month, while challenger Mike Schadek promises to bring greater transparency and more ethical accountability to the office.
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