WOSU News Archives For: September 17, 2008

Got power? You may not, but your neighbors might. Why?

12:00AM
September
17, 2008

As of Wednesday afternoon, about a third of AEP’s Franklin County customers were still without power. In some neighborhoods lights may go on tonight as other homes stay dark. WOSU set out to find out why this happens.

Meals On Wheels Rolling Again After Wind Storm

12:00AM
September
17, 2008

Going without electricity for four days is testing the endurance of some Ohio families. But for certain agencies, a single power outage touches thousands of lives. Central Ohio’s Meals on Wheels provider Lifecare Alliance had power restored Monday to its kitchens on Mound Street. Still, meal deliveries did not resume until today.

Governor Strickland Surveys Storm Damage

12:00AM
September
17, 2008

An estimated 400,000 homes and businesses in Central Ohio, remain without electricity this morning while grocery and hardware stores try to keep up with demand for food, ice and batteries in areas hit by Sunday’s wind storm. Some schools are closed for a third consecutive day others are operating on delayed openings.