Indiana-based artist Tasha Lewis transforms the Conservatory’s gallery with thousands of magnetic cyanotype butterflies printed on cotton fabric. Her blue butterflies hover in mid-air and seem to swarm the space, blurring the connection between the natural and artificial worlds.
One day after its director was fired, Ohio State’s marching band is scheduled to perform with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra in what’s often considered the band’s unofficial season kickoff.
Reynoldsburg’s latest offer to its teachers is getting a lot of attention. The city’s school board would replace automatic teacher raises with merit pay and bonuses. And it would replace the district’s health insurance plan with individual cash payments. The plan has caught the attention of labor experts, school administrators and teachers unions.
Federal agents confiscated a loaded handgun at a Port Columbus checkpoint on Sunday. Its the eleventh time this year a passenger was caught with a firearm inside a carry-on bag. Transportation Security Administration spokesman Mark Howell says agents are also confiscating a smaller less noticeable weapon.
Columbus will soon get financial help from the state to expand its early learning program. The new funds will be used to get more of the city’s four year-olds into pre-Kindergarten programs.
Franklin County voters will decide a renewal tax levy in November for Children Services. County Commissioners Tuesday placed the 1-point 9 mill levy on the fall ballot.
Ohio State university researchers today published findings that seek to quantify combined effects of stress and high fat meals among women. Professor Jan Kiecolt Glaser is lead author of the study. She says day-to-day stress takes a physical toll.
As US Secretary of State John Kerry works to defuse a violent crisis in Iraq, a new poll shows a large majority of Americans are wary of possible re-involvement of the US military. A spot sample of Central Ohio veterans reflects similar sentiments.
Schools are already required to file emergency response plans with the Ohio Attorney General, and the additional training is designed to prevent violent deaths.
Columbus Police say three people were injured when a group of young men pulled out handguns and started shooting at each other outside a recreation center.