WOSU-TV presents the tenth installment of the Columbus Neighborhoods series. This latest documentary profiles the city of Bexley.
As Ohio State prepares for next week’s football championship, some parents of players are appealing for help with travel expenses to Dallas. But re-imbursement is unlikely. NCAA rules say parents of players are responsible for travel to bowl games and no new provision was made for this year’s first football play-off.
In the past year more than 50 percent of companies recruited to Columbus are foreign-owned. The figure reflects an effort on the part of Columbus 2020, a business development organization linked to the Chamber of Commerce.
Holiday moods often run the gamut between joy and melancholy. And, an Ohio State University researcher says an individual’s great expectations have a bearing on whether someone smiles or frowns. College of Social Work Professor, Gilbert Greene, says the key is to identify whether stress is likely to help or hurt one’s mood.
For the hungry in some Columbus neighborhoods, emergency food supplies will be only a text away. The city will spend $135,000 to help to create a mobile scheduling program for selected food pantries.
National surveys show consumers’ mood is brightening, and it’s not just holiday cheer. The more positive outlook has a lot to do with the steep drop in gasoline prices since last summer. 2015 holds the promise of more price relief not only at the gas pump but also at grocery stores.
Improving low performing public schools is a problem that has troubled educators and parents for decades. This year, Ohio is trying a new tactic, allowing for parents to take over a troubled school.
When four term Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman said he would not seek re-election next year it opened opportunity for others. Wednesday, The head of Columbus City Council, Andrew Ginther, says he wants to be mayor.
Michael Jeffries, the long-time CEO of the preppy New Albany-based retailer, is retiring, effective immediately.
Two Columbus men who went on a crime spree last summer will spend the rest of their lives behind bars. The pair was sentenced Monday for their convictions on murder and carjacking charges.