Last year, real-estate developer and art collector Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. After purchasing his first piece of art in 1972, he has since amassed more than 1,500 works by artists ranging from Frank Stella to Ai [...]
Wrong Way Crashes Puzzle Police
Columbus police and state transportation officials are taking a closer look at a handful of recent head-on collisions on Central Ohio interstates. The investigation seeks to determine how and why more drivers are getting on limited access highways and traveling the wrong direction. Police spokeswoman Sherry Mercurio says officers are making a priority of 9-1-1 calls from motorists reporting drivers going the wrong direction in the hope of stopping drivers before a crash occurs. Bruce Ward of the Ohio Department of Transportation says traffic engineers are also taking note, but he says the crashes are so random that no conclusion has been reached regarding whether drivers are confused over ramps or signage.