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  • CHRIS PARKER/THISWEEKNEWS
    The Rev. Tim Muller of Ascension Lutheran Church on Morse Road said he is especially grateful this Thanksgiving for the person whose donation of organs and tissues through Lifeline of Ohio made the surgical repair of his injured shoulder possible. Muller fell and shattered his right shoulder last December and completed nine months of post-surgical physical therapy.

    Minister thankful for unknown tissue donor

    The Rev. Tim Muller is especially thankful this holiday season, his first with a shoulder that was surgically repaired using bone from an unknown donor.
  • 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.

Knights Inn ordered closed, called public nuisance

Yet another Northland motel was shut down as a public nuisance last week, forcing people who were staying or living there to move elsewhere.

NCC development panel will hear 3 cases Dec. 3

The final meeting of the year for the Northland Community Council development committee will feature a full agenda, although it won't be as "ambitious" as Chairman Dave Paul had feared.
North YMCA

Service group working toward a 'Warm Northland'

The member-led service committee at the North YMCA is taking a page from a local church and conducting a campaign to help keep people cozy this winter.
Tackling hunger

Local Matters to help develop food plan for all of Columbus

With the help of $88,130 from the city of Columbus, Local Matters will help develop a comprehensive citywide food plan.
Volunteer Citizen of the Year

VETMotorsports founder honored for service

An Upper Arlington man who founded a nonprofit motorsports organization to give renewed purpose to military veterans last week was named the 2014 Columbus Volunteer Citizen of the Year.
Police beat

Shoplifter threatens store employee with a Taser

An employee of Meijer, 5555 Cleveland Ave., told officers he tried to stop a shoplifter at 9:12 a.m. Nov. 19 but the woman threatened him with a Taser she was carrying.
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