Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Westerville Levy Narrowly Passes
Westerville Schools will not face major cuts after a school levy passed by a 51-to-49 percent margin Tuesday.
The 585-vote victory follows a 7,400-vote defeat in November.
The five-year emergency levy is expected to generate $16.54 million annually for the district and cost homeowners $211 for every $100,000 of property value.
District leaders said the levy’s failure would have forced major budgets cuts to sports, extracurricular activities, high school elective classes, and several optional academic programs.
The margin of victory is also expected to be large enough to avoid a recount.