Columbus is host to the National Hockey League All Star game this week-end. The NHL showcase will bring thousands fans and visitors to the city as well as international media attention.
WOSU News Archives For February 2005
The woman who has led COSI for nine years and the woman how led its move to a new location on the Scioto River, is stepping down as the museum’s president.
Valentine’s Day means flowers, candy and romantic dinners. It’s a big day in the romance industry . Dating generates big bucks, but those bucks are not just going to singles bars. Increasingly they are going to the internet.
Mayor Michael Coleman calls the city of Columbus’s recycling efforts pitiful. Just 3% of households participate in the city’s current curbside recycling program. The mayor is planning a new pilot recycling program to boost participation, but some warn it may be trouble.
At least 5 Ohio cities including Columbus are considering installing red light cameras at intersections prone to red light violations. But a State Representative from Cincinnati introduced legislation today that would ban the use of cameras for enforcement.
Negotiators for the Central Ohio Transit Authority and its 550 unionized drivers and mechanics bargain against a backdrop of projected budget deficits and job security worries
Voters in the South-Western City Schools have again rejected a proposed property tax. The 9.7 mill levy lost by 721 votes in Tuesday’s balloting and it will mean deep cuts in the school district budget.
A record 63 school money issues are on the ballot tomorrow in Ohio. The South-Western City Schools in Grove City want voters to approve a 9.7 mill levy that, if passed, would add about $300 in additional taxes on a home valued at $100-thousand. South -Western District officials approved $13-million in budget cuts after voters rejected a levy in November.
WOSU’S plan to locate some of its studios at COSI moved forward Friday. The Ohio State University Board of Trustees approved a ten-year lease with COSI. WOSU plans to build television and radio production facilities at COSI. Also Friday, OSU revealed it is looking at taking control of the Jack Nicklaus Museum.
In the continuing battle for jobs with benefits, Columbus scored a victory today. But the addition of 46 manufacturing jobs at a southside plant comes at a cost to the city and state.
Columbus police say they have made an arrest in the series of nine shootings at parked cars, homes and businesses on the city’s northwest side since November 20th.