WOSU News Archives For: February 23, 2006

Mayor Coleman Makes Seventh State of the City Speech

12:00AM
February
23, 2006

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman made his seventh State of the City address Thursday night at TechColumbus’ Business Technology Center. The mayor focused on progress, opportunity and responsibility.

Coleman: Columbus Declares War on Abdanoned Houses

12:00AM
February
23, 2006

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman will deliver his seventh State of the City address this evening. In it, the mayor will propose spending $25 million over the next six years to rehabilitate or remove about 1,000 abandoned houses around the city. Such housing, he says, drags neighborhoods down and serves as a catalyst for crime.