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    Donald Church puts together an italian sub at Pizza Mart, 5413 Sinclair Road. The business recently opened under new ownership. It closed for repairs last fall after suffering extensive smoke damage from a fire at a nearby business.

    New owner, same recipes at reopened Pizza Mart

    Pizza Mart on Sinclair Road is back in business after a fire nearly a year ago threatened to close the venerable establishment for good.

    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.
Charter changes outlined for NCC

Deep review of the city charter led to 19 proposed revisions; They will appear as 3 grouped issues on the ballot

The "fundamental law of the city" can use a little updating after more than a century, state Rep. Michael F. Curtin said at the Oct. 7 Northland Community Council meeting.

Proponents seek more support for plastic-bag ban

To ban the bag or not?
State Route 161

Final two litter cleanups of the year are scheduled

The next-to-last community cleanup of East Dublin-Granville Road for 2014 is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25.

Shredding Day also will benefit Mid-Ohio Foodbank

The 18th semi-annual Northland Shredding Day is set for Saturday, Oct. 25.
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.
Nov. 4 election

Children Services makes case for renewal levy

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

Man assaulted, threatened in his Tamarack apartment

A Tamarack Boulevard resident, 28, said one man held him in a choke hold while another assaulted him with a belt at 12:11 a.m. Oct. 19, Columbus police reported.

Fall Fun Fair set for Performing Arts Center

The Northland Area Business Association and Vaud-Villities Productions Inc. will co-sponsor a Fall Fun Fair on Saturday, Oct. 25.
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