Renewal was the theme for 2012 on the West Side, which saw the building and opening of a new casino and the start of new community-centered projects targeted to make the area a better and safer place.
The year started off on a positive note in January when another piece of the puzzle for redevelopment of the former Northland Mall site fell into place.
For his part, Northwest Civic Association president John Ehlers said he believes 2012 offered signs both encouraging and discouraging on the local and national levels.
Marysville Mayor John Gore cites a laundry list of things that sum up a good year for the city of Marysville in 2012.
Both Grandview Heights and Marble Cliff saw their revenues boosted this year as city residents approved an operating levy and the village found an estate-tax windfall.
In 2012, New Albany continued to build its reputation as one of central Ohio's premier destinations for new businesses, but it also experienced its first significant rite of passage since achieving city status last year.
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