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  • Northern Lights

    CHRIS PARKER/THISWEEKNEWS
    Rick Catrone is the new manager of the Northern Lights branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library. In his former career working with troubled youth, he said he sometimes took clients to the branch on Cleveland Avenue to get them interested in visiting the library.

    New branch manager likes library's 'buzz'

    No one had to tell the new manager of the Columbus Metropolitan Library's Northern Lights Branch just how busy the place can be or how diverse the clientele is.
  • RYAN M.L. YOUNG/THISWEEKNEWS
    Northland residents Mike Flick and his son, Marty, share a love of model trains, which they call on to help customers at their business, the Train Station in Clintonville, celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

    Train Station marks a milestone

    Mike Flick doesn't remember it, but his mother told him when he was a little boy growing up in the small village of Elida, Ohio, that she used to set him down for hours in front of a model-train set while she did the laundry by hand.
Northland

Knights Inn being shut down as nuisance property

Yet another Northland motel is being shut down as a public nuisance.

Advice from the city: Fire pits require precautions

Where there's fire, there's smoke -- and thanks to the popularity of backyard fire pits, that's becoming more of a problem for Columbus firefighters.
NCC's 50th anniversary

Old photos sought for celebration banquet

Northland Community Council representatives are being asked to canvass residents of their neighborhoods for long-ago photographs to help mark the organization's 50th anniversary.

NCC 2015 meetings, events tentatively scheduled

The tentative schedule has been announced for next year's meetings of the Northland Community Council and the organization's main advisory panel.
Police beat

Woman reports being robbed at gunpoint in her home

A North Meadows Court resident said she was robbed at gunpoint in her apartment at 5 a.m. Nov. 10. She said her purse, which contained $230 in cash along with her identification and several credit cards, was stolen.
Franklin County auditor's report

Only 1.5 percent of triennial-update values challenged

Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo attributes public acceptance of a new normal concerning real-estate values as the reason for a significant reduction in the number of property owners disputing property evaluations.
Reducing infant mortality

City buys wellness truck tractor, targets 3 hot spots

The city of Columbus took two significant steps last week in helping to reduce the infant mortality rate.
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