WOSU News Archives For: April 9, 2013

Muirfield Village Residents Fight Golf Club Fence Plan

Muirfield Village Golf Course
Former Cincinnati Reds pitcher Kent Mercker removed several trees from his backyard and installed new windows in his home to improve his view of the golf course. Now a four-foot fence installed by the golf course could be part of the landscape.
9, 2013

In Muirfield, a good fence makes for a good fight. Neighbors are mobilizing to stop the Muirfield Village Golf Club from building a fence to surround the course.

GOP-Led House Drops Medicaid Plan From Ohio Budget

A Republican-controlled House committee plans to unveil its changes to Gov. John Kasich's budget on Tuesday.
April 9, 2013

Gov. John Kasich’s plan to expand Medicaid under the federal health law won’t be included in the Ohio House version of the state’s two-year budget.

Clintonville-Area ‘Urban Arboretum’ Would Reforest Neighborhoods

Horticulturalist Dan Struve stands by a white oak which he estimates is 200 years old
9, 2013

Some of the last vestiges of wildlife within the confines of Columbus can be found in the city’s ravines which start at Iuka Avenue and dot the landscape to near Morse Road. Now groups of interested people are planning a so-called urban arboretum that would connect the ravines by reforesting the neighborhoods around them.