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    Columbus police officer Scott Clinger talks to Shelby Elkins and Austin Parks, who had paid ahead for rooms at the Extend A Suites on Morse Road on Feb. 1, the same day the police department closed the hotel because it did not have an operating license. City officials said approximately 40 fire-code violations must be fixed before the hotel may reopen.

    NCC applauds use of licensing law

    Now that the city's new hotel-licensing law has been enforced for the first time, Northland Community Council President Emmanuel V. Remy would like to see other aspects of government control brought to bear on problematic lodging operations.
  • Stairwell mural aims to foster inspiration, unity at high school

    Putting some finishing touches late last week on a large and colorful mural he designed for a stairwell at Northland High School, artist Jeremy Jarvis said the faces depicted in it are serious for a reason.
    Masengesho Nzamukosha, left, 17, and Hibak Mohamed, 18, show off the shoes they received from seventh-graders at the Congregation Tifereth Israel religious school. The gift of 45 pairs of shoes was provided via the Shoes That Fit organization.

    Local students connect with new arrivals over footwear

    The seventh-graders in the Samuel M. Melton Religious School at Congregation Tifereth Israel on the East Side come from Bexley and Worthington and New Albany.
  • Richard and Meta Hah take a turn on the floor with other members of the Mid-Ohio Boogie Club, which holds weekly dances at a former bank building on Schrock Road in Columbus.

    Boogie Club swings into action each Wednesday

    Nancy Friend of Shelby in Richland County found friends when she joined the Mid-Ohio Boogie Club nine years ago.
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