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  1. Veterans offered free tax filing assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | This Week Community News

    The Military Veterans Resource Center has partnered with the Ohio Benefit Bank to offer free income-tax filing assistance to military veterans and spouses who fall within certain income guidelines. The free tax-filing service is available until April 18 at the resource center's Columbus office, 1395 E. Dublin-Granville Road, Suite 350.

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  2. Foundation finds 'unsung hero'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | This Week Community News

    Tiffany Tynes Curry thought the Jan. 24 assembly at Weinland Park Elementary School was for its continued success on the Third Grade Reading Guarantee tests. About 30 minutes later, she learned the truth: Curry was one of 35 teachers nationwide to have received the Milken Educator Award.

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  3. Football: College recruits often navigate winding roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | This Week Community News

    A process that began nearly two years ago finally has come to completion for Walnut Ridge High School senior Darrick Forrest. Forrest first thought about the potential of playing football collegiately when he was a sophomore after seeing varsity action as a freshman.

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  4. Whitehall police arrest suspect in 2015 triple homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | This Week Community News

    After 21-year-old man's indictment for 2015 slayings, arrests have been made in all nine homicides in Whitehall from that year. Whitehall police Jan. 19 arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with a triple homicide that occurred in August 2015 at the Shaker Square Apartments in Whitehall.

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  5. Shanes closure pushes Cloak & Dagger into COMARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | This Week Community News

    The acting troupe from Cloak & Dagger Dinner Theatre, which was based at Shanes for six years, has formed COMA to preserve murder-mystery theater in the area. COMA is performing "Malice" at the Fettuccine Saloon every Tuesday at the Spaghetti Warehouse, 397 W. Broad St. in Columbus' Franklinton neighborhood.

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  6. Relieving congestion is goal: Hamilton Road work in planning stagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | This Week Community News

    Construction, which could start as early as next year, calls for adding a shared-use path on the west side of the road, sidewalks on the east side, upgrades to traffic signals and mast arms as well as improvements to storm-water infrastructure and roadway access management. "The city of Columbus believes this project will bring much needed infrastructure enhancements to this part of our city and will help reduce traffic congestion, upgrade pedestrian and bicycle facilities and improve safety," said Jeff Ortega, spokesman for the Columbus Public Service Department.

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  7. Chamber of commerce growing along with Grove CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | This Week Community News

    With all of the new development in Grove City, the Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce also is having a growth spurt. "All the good things that are going on in Grove City is a positive for the chamber and for our members," said Shawn Conrad, the chamber's executive director.

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  8. Fishinger-Route 33 upgrades set for '19Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | This Week Community News

    The Ohio Department of Transportation is planning upgrades to the intersection of U.S. Route 33-Riverside Drive and Fishinger Road to improve safety for both motorists and pedestrians. According to traffic studies ODOT conducted in 2015, 24,550 to 31,500 vehicles pass through the Route 33-Fishinger Road intersection each day.

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  9. Hamilton Road work in planning stagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | This Week Community News

    The city of Columbus, Ohio Department of Transportation and Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission are collaborating on a major project roadway improvement project along Hamilton Road between Interstate 70 and Refugee Road. The $20.2 million effort, which is in the planning stages, is expected to relieve congestion in the area that has seen considerable business turnover and closings and suffered economic setbacks.

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  10. Clintonville: Guitars, gear worth nearly $20,000 stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | This Week Community News

    A resident of the 300 block of Tibet Road reported Jan. 6 that someone entered his detached garage between Nov. 28 and Dec. 14 and took $19,460 worth of musical equipment. The man told Columbus police a 1969 Fender Telecaster guitar worth $13,000, along with three other guitars and related equipment, were stolen.

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  11. Volunteers needed for spring-cleaning eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | This Week Community News

    Palmer, program manager for Keep Columbus Beautiful, is putting out calls for volunteers for the ninth annual KickButt Columbus, slated for March 25. The program is looking for 500 to 600 volunteers to clean up 140 highway exit and entrance ramps throughout Columbus. Spring cleaning might not yet be on the minds of many central Ohioans, but Palmer is trying to get the word out early because registration is required.

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  12. Memorials held for Flemings, CaseysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | This Week Community News

    Brian Sean Casey, 50, and Megan Elizabeth Casey, 19, were among the six people aboard when a plane crashed into Lake Erie on Dec. 29. Earlier this week Cleveland officials said a tugboat is being used to break up ice on Lake Erie as divers resume their search for a plane carrying six people that disappeared Dec. 29 shortly after takeoff from Burke Lakefront Airport. The plane was owned and piloted by John Fleming, 46, CEO of Superior Beverage Group in Columbus.

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  13. Dublin: Jewelry, precious metals reported stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | This Week Community News

    Jewelry and precious metals -- worth $11,000 -- were reported stolen from a residence in the 5700 block of Glendavon Place at 11:22 a.m. Dec. 30. Dublin Senior Public Information Officer Lindsay Weisenauer said additional details including a description of the items stolen is unavailable because the case is still being investigated. * A 37-year-old Reynoldsburg man and a 40-year-old Columbus man are believed to be suspects in the theft of items from a vehicle reported at 6:38 a.m. Dec. 29 in the 5800 block of Avery Road .

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  14. Olentangy shepherds grieving studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | This Week Community News

    Olentangy Local School District officials and experts in grief counseling said it's important for parents and teachers to realize students could be feeling the effects for weeks, months or even years. A plane flown by Liberty Township resident John T. Fleming, 46, disappeared from radar shortly after 11:30 p.m. Dec. 29 near Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland.

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  15. White ready to take over football teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | This Week Community News

    Nic Miller and the Central Crossing boys basketball team were 6-5 overall and 0-3 in the OCC-Central before playing Grove City on Jan. 10. After enjoying success in the City League with the Brookhaven and Beechcroft high school football teams, Trevor White is ready for the next step in his career -- leading a Division I program. "It's definitely a new challenge and it's exciting, a chance to coach a school that big in a different conference," White said.

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  16. ODOT plans upgrades to U.S. 33 at FishingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | This Week Community News

    The Ohio Department of Transportation is proposing a 2019 project to improve the intersection of U.S. Route 33/Riverside Drive and Fishinger Road in Perry Township. According to the release, ODOT is proposing to construct a second northbound left-turn lane from Route 33 to westbound Fishinger Road and a dedicated right-turn lane from southbound Route 33 to westbound Fishinger. 4 comments

  17. Move upsets local leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | This Week Community News

    The president of the Northland Area Business Association was reacting to the announcement from Giant Eagle that the Pittsburgh-based grocery chain would close three central Ohio stores March 4, including the one at 1000 E. Dublin-Granville Road. The step forward Cooper cited was the Oct. 19 opening of a new 108,000-square-foot Kroger store at 1745 Morse Road in Northland Village.

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  18. Lost, damaged letters rile customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | This Week Community News

    WHY IT MATTERS: Residents have filed police reports over checks that haven't reached their intended destination and some are collecting damaged mail with the intention of taking it to the office Jan. 30. David Martin says his mail delivery problems in Eastmoor are so persistent that his important missives are now mailed to his in-laws' house in Grandview Heights. About two years ago, he created a Facebook page dedicated to fixing problems at the Bexley post office, 2953 E. Main St. He quickly learned he wasn't alone in complaining -- dozens started popping up and haven't stopped.

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  19. Authors talk books with local tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | This Week Community News

    Two author presentations this winter at the Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main St., mark a new collaboration between the library and Ohio State University Press. The library will feature two authors with work the press has published: Manse Blackford will discuss "Columbus, Ohio: Two Centuries of Business and Environmental Change" on Jan. 17 and Bill Skhurti will discuss "OSU in the Sixties: A Decade of Change" on Feb. 1. "We're very excited to be able to partner with OSU Press and we hope to have more of their authors to appear at the library," said Ken Flower, the library's director of advancement and community relations.

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  20. Giant Eagle's closure upsets Northland-area leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | This Week Community News

    Less than three months after Kroger Co. opened a store Oct. 19 on Morse Road in Northland Village, Giant Eagle pulled the plug on its store at 1000 E. Dublin Granville Road, which opened in 2001.

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