WOSU News Archives For: August 11, 2004

McMennamin resigns as CSO board chairman

12:00AM
August
11, 2004

The chairman of the Columbus symphony board of trustees has resigned. The announcement comes days after Michael McMennamin left his position as chief financial officer at Huntington bank amid a SEC investigation.

Many Happy Returns to Lazarus Pt. 1

12:00AM
August
11, 2004

This week marks the final week in the century-long history of the downtown Columbus Lazarus store. After decades filled with Christmas window displays, dresses in the women’s department, celery dressing in the Colonial Room, the Lazarus era on High Street will end. In conjunction with WOSU.TV 34′s documentary, “Many Happy Returns to Lazarus”, WOSU’s Mike Thompson looks at memories of Lazarus.

Many Happy Returns to Lazarus – Pt. 2

12:00AM
August
11, 2004

In conjuntion with WOSU.TV 34′s documentary, “Many Happy Returns to Lazarus”, NPR 820 looks back on the history of the landmark department store which closes this week. In part 2 of a special series, producers Brent Davis and Forrest Godsey say many people were happy to share their stories during the making of “Many Happy Returns to Lazarus.”

Many Happy Returns to Lazarus – Pt. 3

12:00AM
August
11, 2004

This marks the final week for the downtown Columbus Lazarus store.

For nearly 100 years, Lazarus helped define central Ohio retailing. But the downtown department store appears to be a dying breed.

In conjunction with WOSU.TV 34′s documentary, “Many Happy Returns to Lazarus”, WOSU’s Mike Thompson looks at the future of the downtown department store.