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    One of the clowns in the Dead Clown Hall of Fame, part of Rib's 3D Funhouse at ScareAtorium, was photographed though 3D glasses. ScareAtorium is located in the former PharMor store at Northland Plaza, 2605 Northland Plaza Drive, Columbus. It is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from Oct. 16 through Nov. 1, with "lights on" tours offered on Sundays.

    ScareAtorium's frightful fun includes 2 attractions

    Most people think a haunted house attraction is tossed together in late September.
  • STEM on wheels

    Jack McNulty, 12, skates during a Gahanna Middle School South skating party held Sept. 24 at Skate Zone 71. The Northland skating rink offers STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) field trips for elementary school students.

    Skating rink becomes 'giant science laboratory'

    Mike Huboda's mother used to yell at him when he took things apart as a kid.

Magistrate upholds decision against Club Escape

The owner of Club Escape lost his appeal of a Board of Zoning Adjustment ruling that the adult entertainment venue on East Dublin-Granville Road is operating illegally.

NCC updated on cases involving problem motels

Assistant City Attorney William A. Sperlazza had some positive news for Northland Community Council members last week regarding some of the area's problem motels.

Church in 'desperate need' of coats to give away

Victorious Life Christian Center in need of coats to give away during its Day of Giving, which will be on Thursday, Nov. 13, from 4 to 7 p.m.

Former addict assists others through jobs program

After losing everything to drugs, Dan Hurst got clean and used a $5 loan to rebuild his life and -- eventually -- to teach job skills to central Ohio's special-needs community.
Police beat

Clothes, jewelry among items stolen in burglary

A safe and its contents, together valued at $10,000, were among items reported stolen in a burglary on Forest Oak Lane that took place between 2:30 and 8:30 p.m. Oct. 6.
Issues 6, 7 and 8

Three choices, 19 city charter changes for voters

Columbus voters will face Issues 6, 7 and 8 -- all amendments to the City Charter -- on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.
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