On this episode of Broad & High, an artist profile: Dennis DeVendra, a blind woodturner. Also a look at Dangerdust, the anonymous chalk artist duo from Columbus College of Arts and Design, Helping Hands Center an arts & autism based in Clintonville, Petali Teas and D’Art the Gallery Kitty at Dublin Arts Council.
The city of Worthington will consider banning text messaging by drivers at its council meeting Monday night.
After a series of large layoffs in Central Ohio, there’s some good employment news. Insurance company Aetna says it’s adding 245 jobs at its offices in New Albany. To land the jobs, state and local governments provided a total of $3.5 million in incentives.
The National Weather Service confirms a tornado touched down on the far northeastern corner of the city Wednesday night. Investigators visited the Upper Albany West sub-division after reports of extensive damage. No one was hurt.
Voters in the New Albany-Plain Local School District approved a tax levy on Tuesday by a 52 to 48 percent margin. The levy will generate nearly 18-million dollars annually for the next three years for operation of the district’s schools.
Voters casting ballots on the school district’s $18 million levy split on new technology
Voters in New Albany and Lancaster vote on school levies.
Next Tuesday, February 7th, voters in the New Albany-Plain Local School District will go to the polls to decide a high stakes levy that amounts to one-half of the district’s annual operating budget. The school money issue is also high stakes for residents who face the largest millage levy in recent memory in Central Ohio.