WOSU News Archives For: January 29, 2009

Lancaster & Fairfield County Recover from Ice Storm

12:00AM
January
29, 2009

As many as 6,000 Fairfield County residents remain without electricity after this week’s snow and ice storm. The Red Cross has opened a shelter. And the sheriff’s department and emergency management officials are checking on people who ask for assistance.

Old Personal Property Taxes Still Collectable

12:00AM
January
29, 2009

There are millions of dollars Franklin County officials wish they could get their hands on, especially in these tough economic times. The money is from unpaid personal property taxes. WOSU reports, a change in tax policies and the recession may make it even more difficult to collect the delinquent funds.

Some Area Schools Forced To Cancel Class For Second Day.

12:00AM
January
29, 2009

Icy sidewalks and side streets have forced delays and closures of many school districts for a second day this week.