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  1. Several Columbus educators apply for school superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Among those who submitted applications by Friday's deadline are educators from Columbus City Schools, other Ohio districts and from as far away as Texas and California, according to the applicant list the district released Monday. Among the candidates is Keith Bell, who most recently served as superintendent for Euclid schools in northeast Ohio, but who is not new to Columbus and other central Ohio districts. 1 comment

  2. Thin Blue Line flag may get Ohio protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | The Columbus Dispatch

    As a way to pay tribute to his fellow officers, retired Columbus Police Sgt. Daniel Guthrie flew the Thin Blue Line flag at his New Albany condominium.


  3. Two sobriety checkpoints planned for tonight in WestervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | The Columbus Dispatch

    There will be two sobriety checkpoints in the city of Westerville staffed by members of the Franklin County DUI Task Force. The first checkpoint will be set up on Sunbury Road south of County Line Road and the second location will be on Schrock Road east of Cooper Road.


  4. Truck driver charged in death of Westerville manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A North Carolina truck driver has been charged with vehicular manslaughter in the death Thursday of an elderly Westerville man. According to the Delaware post of the State Highway Patrol, Darlene Y. Dill, 83, was southbound along Route 23 in Orange Township just after 1:30 p.m and about to turn east onto Hidden Ravines Drive when her Chevrolet Updander was struck by a northbound Kenworth tractor trailer that failed to stop at a red light.


  5. Extended-stay hotel could replace Bravo, Winking Lizard at CrosswoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A local developer could tear down the Winking Lizard tavern and Bravo Cucina Italiana in Crosswoods to make way for a 168-unit extended-stay facility. Westerville-based Metro Development is seeking to build a hotel called Hayden Reserve on the site occupied by Winking Lizard, 100 Hutchinson Ave., and Bravo, adjacent to the northwest at 7470 Vantage Drive, according to documents filed with the city of Columbus.


  6. Colleges fight in court over validity of real estate coursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Allegations are flying in Franklin County Common Pleas Court between two for-profit Ohio colleges at odds over real estate courses. A lawsuit filed by Westerville-based Hondros College last month alleges Toledo-based Davis College and online real estate education company CE Shop engaged in false and deceptive advertising when they offered and promoted real estate pre-license coursework without proper authorization.


  7. Coco Key Water Resort in Newark has closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | The Columbus Dispatch

    "We are sad to inform the public our doors are closed. We thank you for the support and friendships we have made with guests returning over the years!," read a post made to the Coco Key Facebook page at about 10:30 a.m. No other explanation was given for the closing. By late afternoon, the post had been commented on 74 times and shared about 150 times.


  8. Heartland's move of HQ from Gahanna to Whitehall part of latter's reboundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 25 | The Columbus Dispatch

    It's fitting that a community bank is playing a role in a major community-revitalization project as Heartland Bank prepares to move into a new headquarters building on Hamilton Road in Whitehall. The company expects to move 107 workers into the office and is looking to hire more.


  9. Criminal defense, bankruptcy lawyers face misconduct chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Westerville bankruptcy lawyer Robert Leon and Columbus criminal defense lawyer W. Martin Midian face disciplinary hearings before the Board of Professional Conduct after charges against them were unveiled this week. Leon is charged with failing to file bankruptcy cases on behalf of an Urbana husband and wife despite accepting payment of $1,850 in cash that was not placed in his client trust account.


  10. Firefighter gets five years of community control for abductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A Columbus firefighter escaped a prison sentence, but not the wrath of the parents of the young woman he was accused of raping as a child. Timothy Durbin, 53, was sentenced to five years of community control Tuesday in Delaware County Common Pleas Court, after pleading guilty in September to a single abduction charge.


  11. Land banks take on more problem properties in Columbus and around OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Columbus has more distressed properties in its land bank than ever, and officials plan to sell more in the upcoming years for rehabilitation. "We've kind of gone through a lot of the worst properties," land bank administrator John Turner said. 1 comment

  12. No criminal charges in Westerville fire that killed teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Authorities in Westerville have opted not to file a reckless homicide charge after a Westerville South High School student was killed in a house fire in September. Investigators "closed the case this week, noting the investigation revealed the cause of the fire did not meet the standards for criminal charges," according to a released statement.


  13. Workshop to help blended families grow together Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The memory made Erika Whitmore-Fields beam with pride recently as she recalled the story. Her daughter's response, after all, underscored how far the family had come since 2014, when she and Wes Whitmore married.


  14. Critics testify for Ohio bill that would regulate submeteringRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Ohio lawmakers are working toward regulating companies that resell utilities in apartments and condominiums, but in considering a variety of proposals, there are few signs of consensus about what, if anything, to do. A succession of consumer advocates and residents testified on Tuesday, urging the Ohio House Public Utilities Committee to pass a measure that would impose new rules on so-called submeter companies.


  15. Rep. Anne Gonzales announces run for Ohio SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    State Rep. Anne Gonzales has announced her candidacy for the Senate in 2018, running in an open eastern Franklin County seat. The Westerville Republican is term limited at the end of 2018, but could extend her Statehouse career by winning in the 3rd Senate District, where Sen. Kevin Bacon, R-Minerva Park, also is term limited.


  16. Boardwalk, bane of Alum Creek Trail cyclists, getting no-slip surfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A nasty spill involving seven bicyclists this past July has prompted the city to clean a long wooden boardwalk on the Alum Creek Trail and place non-skid material on it. That should resolve a problem that had been plaguing riders for a while: A slippery route through dense woods near Easton, treacherous for unsuspecting bicyclists.


  17. As 20th season nears, Columbus Dance Theatre's founder reflects on troupe's big stridesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Since its founding by Tim Veach in 1998, the contemporary ballet company had operated in a former warehouse at Lane Avenue and Kenny Road, near Upper Arlington. The facility was far from perfect.


  18. Dance-etiquette lessons teach youths social skills and making eye contact Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Ron Clark used a microphone to herd the dozens of seventh-grade boys and girls trying to pair off in the gymnasium to do the box step. The boys offered an arm and a conspiratorial grin to the girls before they went to shuffle geometrically to "The Way You Look Tonight."


  19. This season of symphony to be last for Peter Stafford WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The longtime associate conductor of the Columbus Symphony vowed that, upon turning 60, he would relinquish any job he had with a title including the word associate or assistant. Wilson, who will turn 63 on Monday, missed his deadline but revealed Wednesday night that the 2017-18 season - his 28th - will mark his last with the symphony.


  20. Columbus firefighter pleads guilty in abduction of then-5-year-old relativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Timothy Durbin agreed to a single count of abduction, a third-degree felony, in exchange for prosecutors dropping charges of rape, gross sexual imposition and kidnapping. The Alford plea does not require him to admit criminal misconduct, but concedes prosecutors had enough evidence to convict him.


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