This February marks the 100th anniversary of an Ohio State tradition. Since 1915, the chimes have been part of University life, housed in one of the oldest and most unique buildings on campus. WOSU’s Tom Rieland has this profile on the Chimes of Orton Hall…
WOSU News Archives For: February 27, 2004
Franklin County voters Tuesday will decide whether to pay higher property taxes in exchange for free admission to COSI.Officials at the downtown Columbus science museum needs the money to keep it operating as it is now. If the levy passes, Franklin County residents will be admitted free of charge. The levy amounts to an extra $15 per year for a $100,000 house.
The Catholic Diocese of Columbus has released statistics on priests accused of sexual abusing children. As part of a national study on priests sexual abuse, the Columbus Diocese reports between 1950 and 2002 – 26 priests and deacons affiliated with the diocese were accused of sexual abuse.
Some people considered it the crossroads of Ohio. Certainly, the intersection of Broad and High streets in downtown Columbus next to Capitol Square was a focal point for Columbus until the current dilapidation of the northeast corner. Now it could become a marquee location again if a developer follows through with a $15 million plan announced by Mayor Michael Coleman Thursday night.