Ohio’s official unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in 13 years after employers added naerly 18,000 jobs in November.
Downtown Columbus has a new park at the site of the demolished City Center Mall. WOSU Commentator Ed Lentz traces the history of parks in Columbus.
WOSU-TV airs the third documentary in its series – Columbus Neighborhoods. Tonight’s film tells the story of The King-Lincoln neighborhood, just east of downtown. WOSU commentator and local historian Ed Lentz looks back on the neighborhood which has been the center of African American culture in Columbus
You may have heard that Columbus is gearing up for its bicentennial. Committees have been formed. They are planning a year’s worth of events. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz says, it wasn’t always this way.
After a couple days of rain, snow is back in the Central Ohio forecast for the end of this week. If you’re tired of winter, WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz says, previous generations shared your pain.
Columbus and other cities around Central Ohio are trying to reintroduce their residents to the rivers that run through them. Gahanna has its Creekside development; Columbus soon will have the Scioto Mile. Local Historian and WOSU Commentator Ed Lentz shares the stories of the Columbus Rivers.
In Downtown Columbus lots of new buildings, bridges and parks are under construction. The work reminds WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz that no matter how much things change in Central Ohio, some things do not change very much at all.
If you haven’t already noticed, these indeed are the dog days of summer here in Central Ohio. These lazy, hot days have WOSU Commentator Ed Lentz recalling some of his days with dogs.
The Independence Day celebration begins Friday with a bang. Hundreds of thousands of people will gather for Red White and Boom in downtown Columbus. WOSU Commentator Ed Lentz says while the crowds may be bigger, the fireworks more elaborate,the party has remained the same for decades
After a winter filled with the sounds of snow plows, lawn mowers are once again humming in Central Ohio neighborhoods. WOSU Commentator Ed Lentz notes that while some signs of spring have changed over the years, other signs have not.