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  • Workers at Franklin County Children Services prepare for gift-giving through the agency's Holiday Wish program.

    FCCS seeking donations for Holiday Wish

    Franklin County Children Services is seeking to make a brighter Christmas for local youngsters.
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    Tessa Steinemann (center) of Columbus helps unload donated pet food with Phyllis Gubanc of Reynoldsburg during a pet food drive Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Charity Newsies building in Clintonville. Donated food will go to local nonprofit organizations PetPromise and Faithful Forgotten Best Friends, which will give the goods to those in need.

    Pet food donations helping two organizations

    A nonprofit organization that seeks to foster appreciation of all animals recently completed a two-week campaign to benefit two other all-volunteer groups that work to keep people and their pets together -- even when the people can't afford to feed their pets and even when the people don't have a home of their own.

Several issues are returning for December NWCA meeting

The next meeting of the Northwest Civic Association, which is expected to be the last of 2014, will be a sort of do-over, only this time there will be less to do.
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.
'North Side Fix'

Next phase of 270/23 project slated to start next summer

Construction on the next phase of the Interstate 270/U.S. Route 23 interchange improvements, known as the North Side Fix, will begin next summer.

Wildlights on ice: Skating rink returns to zoo

Add ice skating back to the list of ways to celebrate the holiday season at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.
Police Beat

Store officials say employee embezzled $20,000

A management official from a business on Sawmill Road contacted police Nov. 18 at 1:38 p.m. to accuse an employee of having embezzled $20,000 from the store.
Dr. Donald L. Burton

Passion led to creation of Ohio Wildlife Center

Colleagues of Dr. Donald L. Burton said wildlife never had a greater friend than the veterinarian and founder of the Ohio Wildlife Center.
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