Columbus is host to the National Hockey League All Star game this week-end. The NHL showcase will bring thousands fans and visitors to the city as well as international media attention.
Mt. Vernon School Board Fires Science Teacher.
The Mount Vernon school board voted 5-0 Friday to pass a resolution of intent to terminate the contract of middle school teacher John Freshwater.
Freshwater is an 8th grade science teacher accused of preaching his Christian beliefs in class and using a device to burn the image of a cross on students’ arms.
The board’s attorney David Millstone says Freshwater is entitled to a hearing to challenge the dismissal.
A lawyer for Freshwater says he will request a hearing.