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  • CHRIS PARKER/THISWEEKNEWS
    Elizabeth Adams (left) and Scarlett Gray-Saling have their hands full of ferrets in Saling's home Wednesday, Aug. 13. The two will compete against each other in the Ferret Buckeye Bash, scheduled Aug. 23 at the Northland Performing Arts Center.

    Ferret show had to scamper to find new venue

    The Ferret Buckeye Bash, the annual show put on by Heart of Ohio Ferret Association and Rescue Inc., raises funds to care for the mischievous pets left homeless for one reason or another.
  • RYAN M. L. YOUNG/THISWEEKNEWS
    Kaleb Heidenescher, 10, of Columbus, is silhouetted against a summer sky as he leaps from the high dive at the Northland Swim Club on Thursday, Aug. 7.

    Northland Swim Club puts out welcome mat

    Missy Conely has worked at the Northland Swim Club for 40 years, the past 10 as pool manager.
  • RYAN M.L. YOUNG/THISWEEKNEWS
    Munir Saed, 4, of Northland, makes a face at Eddie the donkey to the amusement of his friends Hamcza Issa (center), 5, and Makhraj Ali, 5, at the National Church Residences Center for Senior Health-North during a social held at the location July 22.

    'Therapy donkey' is popular ambassador

    Eddie eats it up.

Remy: Lower property values no cause for concern

Property values in much of the Northland area went down during the recently completed three-year update by the Franklin County Auditor's Office, Emmanuel V. Remy said last week.

Organizers await word on nonprofit mall grant

The ongoing effort to establish a central location for Northland residents who need the help of nonprofit organizations is making progress.
Police reports

Thief finds keys, steal's motel employee's vehicle

A $6,000 Toyota Corolla was reported stolen at 2:26 p.m. Aug. 14 from the 1200 block of East Dublin-Granville Road.
Columbus Metropolitan Library

Homework Help Centers open for new school year

For the 10th year in a row, the Columbus Metropolitan Library system is offering kids a place to study after school.

Children's choir gets Carnegie Hall invite

Members of the Columbus International Children's Choir returned last month from participating in the 2014 World Choir Games in Latvia, earning gold and silver medals.
Franklin County Auditor's Office

Local schools, municipalities to get cut of $10.5 million

The Franklin County Auditor's Office will return $10.5 million to local schools and municipalities after finding savings in the triennial update process.
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