WOSU News Archives For: December 19, 2011

Schoolmates, Neighbors Remember Young Fire Victims

Makeshift Memorial
A collection of teddy bears and candles is placed in front of home in southeast Columbus where two young sisters died in a Sunday fire.
3:15PM
December
19, 2011

Cause is undetermined in a week-end fire that took the lives of two young sisters. The children, aged 7 and 5 attended Sedalia Elementary School in the Groveport Madison district. Today, both the school and the children’s neighbors are mourning the loss of the young lives.

Delaware County Meals Program Takes Care Of Pets Too

Smikth and Mary
Retiree Stanley Smith of Delaware holds his Chihuahua, "Mary" as Meals on Wheels delivers food for both
8:55AM
December
19, 2011

In Delaware county, about a third of the budget for the Council for Older Adults is spent providing and delivering food. Now, through its Meals on Wheels program, the council also provides pet food for some of its clients who otherwise would have to make a tough choice.

Should Meals on Wheels Provide Food For Pets?

6:00AM
December
19, 2011

The Delaware County Meals on Wheels program now provides pet food weekly to some clients. Advocates say it helps seniors cover the cost of feeding their companions. What do you think? Should Meals on Wheels provide food for pets?