Childhood innocence and generosity are apparent in a Dublin boy who mailed his allowance money to the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s football team. The financially-struggling program will end this season. Sitting down with WOSU, Bennett Williams expresses interest in continuing his mission to help.
WOSU News Archives For: January 9, 2007
Noted photographer Joel Meyerowitz was the only Press allowed free access to Ground Zero following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Meyerowitz took more than 8,000 photos of the nine month recovery and cleanup effort. He chose 30 of them for an exhibit called “Aftermath: Inside the Forbidden City”, which is traveling the world. The photos are now on display at Otterbein College’s Miller Gallery.
Ohio State head football coach Jim Tressel said the Buckeyes’ 41-to-14 loss to Florida last night was not solely the fault of quarterback, Troy Smith. He described it as a failure to get the job done “across the board.” Hundreds of fans near the O-S-U campus saw jubilation turn to despair.
Columbus school district leaders this week resume a round of public hearings on proposed school closings. Superintendent Gene Harris is pressing for a board decision by the end of January on the fates of three elementary schools and a middle school. The proposed closings occur even as the board renovates and replaces other schools with new buildings.