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  • Sept. 20-21 event

    German Village residents (from left) Herbert Wehner, Christal Pounds, Joe Wallner, Inge Griffith, and friend Mike Ryan, are singing in the Germania's Chorus, and helping to make the Germania's Oktoberfest a fun time for all.

    Germania Oktoberfest offers a traditional celebration

    Traditional dancing, music, food and an outdoor bier garten all are part of this year's Oktoberfest in the Brewery District.
  • Open Streets Columbus will feature activities such as these seen from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, on Rich Street between High and Starling streets. The street will be closed to automobile traffic during that time.

    Leave car at home for first Open Streets Columbus

    Bring your bikes, skateboards, razor scooters and in-line skates -- (remember those?) -- but leave the cars at home.
  • 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.
Columbus Oktoberfest

Dashing dogs, dance lessons add to fun

Dashing dachshunds, a singer-songwriter showcase and professional dancing lessons will highlight the new attractions at this year's Columbus Oktoberfest.

Furniture store to host chamber music series

Chamber music is coming to Merion Village.
Village Notebook

Hune's preservation leadership has been invaluable

All three of the outgoing German Village Society Trustees have served the German Village Society during a most challenging time.
Police Beat

Attempted burglaries, car break-ins reported

Two attempted burglaries were reported to have occurred around 3 a.m. Sept. 7 in the German Village area according to Columbus Division of Police reports.
Third Sunday Concert Series

Duo to make strings sing in Frank Fetch Park

Jeff McCargish and Christ Saetti will entertain the German Village crowd Sunday with a diversity of Latin music, interspersed with gypsy folk rhythms and Eastern European numbers.
Sept. 20 fundraiser

Cristo Rey ready to show off renovated facility

A year after opening a Columbus school to provide new opportunities to underprivileged students, Cristo Rey Columbus High School will unveil its newly renovated facilities during a garden party fundraiser on Saturday night.
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