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History today

Society always looking for local relics

We at the Powell Liberty Historical Society hope some of the readers of this column will have old photographs or other materials representing the area to give or loan to the library at the Martin-Perry House to enhance our genealogy and subject files. Many objects are always on display; others are stored and brought out for special displays.
Just Thinking

My life in ruins of my making

The second time I spilled my latte, I thought of an email my daughter sent me several years ago. "The second time I fell down in Kroger ... " the email began.
From the Superintendent's Desk

Plans to address crowding include community engagement

Jan. 27 and March 20, members of the district's planning department presented information to the Dublin City School District Board of Education about the enrollment challenges we currently face.
A walk in the park

Sounds of spring precede visual clues

If you want to know spring is here, don't look first for the tree leaves or the woodland wildflowers. Don't look for baby birds or wait for balmy breezes.
Village Notebook

Some important changes are part of this year's PreTour

If you plan to join us for PreTour 2014 on June 28, please read this column carefully. There are some changes you'll want to note.
Protect & Serve

Most sick raccoons have parvo virus or distemper, not rabies

Welcome to Protect & Serve, a monthly column featuring news and information from the communication technicians (or police dispatchers, as we are more commonly known) at the Pickerington Police Department.
City notes

UACA will be making the rounds for The Walk

Hot on the heels of yesterday's Volunteer UA Expo at the Tremont Library, one of UA's finest volunteer-run community service groups will be making the rounds to our homes and neighborhoods, seeking financial support for the many community programs and special events it brings to life each year.
School notes

Work teams delve into district planning process

Of all the firsts I have experienced in my 10 months in Upper Arlington, I am most excited about the opportunity that stands before our school district now.

Library Lines

When it comes to life's biggest events, few things are bigger than having a baby. All the hope and joy, though, come with more than a fair amount of stress.
Wine Wisdom

Provencal rose has substance

Fresh and festive better describe the long aftertaste of the 2013 Bieler Pere et Fils Sabine Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence, Wine Wisdom author Roger Gentile says.
A walk in the park

Sounds of spring precede visual clues

If you want to know spring is here, don't look first for the tree leaves or the woodland wildflowers. Don't look for baby birds or wait for balmy breezes.
As it were

To natives, city was crossroads community

With its location near the middle of the state, it should not be surprising that Columbus has become something of a crossroads community in the course of its more than 200-year history.
As it were

Early hotels were simple affairs

Hotels have been in the news in Columbus in recent months in a rather indirect but positive sort of way.
As it were

Early banks fraught with peril

Banking today is a relatively safe business to pursue. Banks are still robbed occasionally, and violent behavior is still seen as well from time to time. But with the rise of electronic oversight and the rapidity of police response, many people looking to steal some money look to places other than banks.
As it were

Columbus grew rapidly in the 1840s

It was a very small town. The picture we are looking at is of a place quite different from the Columbus of today.