Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Mid-July is peak paving season in Ohio. Most road crews are laying asphalt or pouring concrete. But in Coshocton County, on some roads less traveled, the county engineer allows some formerly paved roads to return to gravel.
The mortgage crisis isn’t going anywhere. New figures indicate more foreclosures than reported a year ago. WOSU reports Columbus’s has been unable to escape the economic downturn.
Franklin County Commissioners approved $2.5 million from the government to create job-help programs for refugees and immigrants.
Franklin County Children Services has 250 children waiting for mentors. And many of those on the list are boys. The agency says it has a need for more male mentors, specifically African American men.
Lake Township resident are assessing the damage and cleaning up after an F-3 tornado tore its way through Wood County over the weekend.
Franklin County Common Pleas Court re-opened today after an electrical fire on Monday forced a temporary closure. Administrative Judge Charles Schneider says all divisions of the court today resumed business.
Just as doctors are moving toward electronic medical records, so too are city and county courts in an effort reduce the paper chase that is part of court filings and proceedings.
For much of the 20th century, the city of Mansfield was an industrial giant. But that has changed. Things began to unravel in the 1970s as manufacturing there began grinding to a halt. The latest blow to the area came early this year when the nearby General Motors plant shut down.
The Richland County Sheriff is threatening to sue county commissioners over budget cuts he says will force the lay-offs of 60 additional employees.
Charges have been filed against a mother who allegedly helped her juvenile son escape from a county court last week.