WOSU News Archives For: February 19, 2007

New Downtown Scioto River Park Unveiled

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February 19, 2007

The City of Columbus and American Electric Power announced today that each will commit $10 million to develop parkland along the east bank of the Scioto River downtown. The Scioto Mile will feature a street level promenade and a river walk along the water’s edge.<

Panel: Ohioans Fear Science and Math

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February
19, 2007

Ohioans will likely be hearing more about the importance of math and science in school.

Brown, fellow populists try to put their mark on US Senate

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February 19, 2007

Democrat Sherrod Brown is among a group of populist freshman US senators who could have an impact on what is usually a staid institution.

East Side theatre remembered for its longtime history

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February 19, 2007

Built in 1928, the Lincoln Theatre, on East Long Street was once the center of entertainment for Columbus’ black community. It hosted up and coming jazz greats and held dances in its upstairs ballroom. About forty years later it transitioned into a movie theatre. But not long after desegregation the Lincoln lost its vitality, and so did the city’s East Side. Now community leaders are trying to renovate the old theatre in hopes of reinvigorating the area and saving a city treasure.