WOSU News Archives For: May 16, 2006

Big Darby Accord Closer to Implementation

12:00AM
May
16, 2006

Ten Franklin County jurisdictions working on what’s known as the Big Darby Accord received an update Tuesday afternoon on a draft development and environmental plan. The jurisdictions want to promote reasonable growth while protecting the Big Darby Creek watershed’s ecosystem.

Homeless Man Makes Do With a Little Help

12:00AM
May
16, 2006

Estimates are that on any given day about 1600 homeless people populate Columbus. At least 400 of them live on the land.

Some Columbus Homeless Prefer Streets to Shelters.

12:00AM
May
16, 2006

A man who makes his home in a tent along the Scioto River says his conviction on check forgery charges are the biggest obstacle to employment. So he makes do by pan-handling and volunteering at a Franklinton soup kitchen.