Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
The Ohio Casino Control Commission has ruled that Columbusâ€™ new Hollywood Casino can open Monday, October 8th. Thatâ€™s several weeks earlier than previously announced. The casinoâ€™s owners might be trying to cash in on the success that Scioto Downâ€™s so-called racino has experienced.
The range of job skills in Central Ohio includes banking and brewing to making cars and railroad carriages. But, one of the city’s newest employers says it needs workers with other skills and it has turned to several local colleges to give needed training.