Franklinton "Sanctuary Night" Space On Sullivant Progressing By Jim Letizia • Sep 10, 2020 sanctuarynight.com Work continues on a new center in Franklinton to help sex workers and victims of human trafficking. Franklinton's Carol Stewart Village To Offer Youth Housing And Services By Mike Foley • Feb 27, 2019 Foley Two former motels in Franklinton are being transformed into affordable housing for at-risk youth. Report Shows Life Expectancy Low In Franklinton And On The Hilltop By Jim Letizia • Oct 18, 2018 According to a new statewide study, Franklinton and the Hilltop are two of the four communities with the lowest life expectancy rates in Ohio. Columbus Finalizing Changes To Tax Break Policies To Encourage Affordable Housing Development By Mike Foley & Jim Letizia • Jul 19, 2018 Columbus leaders have announced a new tax abatement strategy designed to increase affordable housing stock. Columbus Police Kill Man Who They Say Made Threatening Gesture With Gun By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • May 21, 2018 Columbus police SWAT officers shot and killed a Franklinton man on Sunday after he allegedly made a "threatening gesture" with a handgun during a stand-off. New Grocery Store Opens In Franklinton By Jim Letizia • May 17, 2018 llchc.org A new grocery store opened Wednesday in Franklinton. Authorities Investigating Cause Of Partial Building Collapse In Franklinton By Jim Letizia • Jan 23, 2018 google maps Columbus firefighters say no one was injured when a portion of a building in Franklinton collapsed last night. Council Approves Economic Development Agreement For Franklinton Project By Jim Letizia • Dec 12, 2017 columbus.gov Columbus City Council last night approved legislation raising the threshold for purchasing municipal goods and services. City Chooses Firm To Build Multi-Use Development In Franklinton By Jim Letizia • Dec 6, 2017 Columbus city officials say an Indiana developer has been chosen to build a residential and office complex in the Franklinton area. Gun Recovered At Scene Of Columbus Police Shooting By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • Jul 8, 2017 Columbus police late Friday shot and critically-wounded a man who authorities say was searching for children throwing rocks at a car. Faith-Based Group Getting City Money To Open Grocery Store In Franklinton By Jim Letizia • May 5, 2017 Jim Letizia The City of Columbus is providing funding to a faith-based non-profit to build a grocery store and cafe in Franklinton. Bond Set For Suspect In Local Buddhist Temple Arson By Jim Letizia • Dec 28, 2016 Franklin County Sheriff's Office Bond is set at 300 thousand dollars for the man charged with setting fire to a local Buddhist temple last January. Fire Division Installing Free Smoke Alarms In Franklinton On Saturday By Mike Foley • Jul 9, 2016 Wikimedia Commons Columbus Firefighters and American Red Cross members will be installing free smoke alarms and delivering safety information Saturday in the Franklinton area. CDF: Space Heater Cause Of Fatal Franklinton House Fire By Jim Letizia • Mar 14, 2015 Columbus fire officials say a space heater was the cause of a house fire that killed an 85-year-old man last week. Mount Carmel West Facility Moving To Grove City By Jim Letizia • Mar 13, 2015 wikipedia Mount Carmel West hospital is moving a facility to Grove City. Mayor Coleman Talks Downtown Development By Jim Letizia • Dec 27, 2013 2013 was a year of progress when it comes to development in downtown Columbus. Coleman Talks Jobs And Education By Jim Letizia • Feb 22, 2013 Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman made no major promises in his 14th State of The City Speech delivered last night at South High School. West Side Prostiution Arrests By Jim Letizia • Sep 6, 2012 Columbus police say residents' concerns about prostitution on the west side led to a series of arrests that were announced last night.