A Columbus produce wholesaler says, after the Florida freeze, higher prices for tomatoes, peppers, squash and eggplant will quickly show up on grocery shelves and at the salad bar.
Many families lost food last week after remnants of Hurricane Ike caused power outages. And for those living pay check to pay check losing groceries is tough. WOSU reports the Mid-Ohio Food Bank is helping out.
As Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman looks ahead to the November budget, city council voted last night to take money out of its rainy day fund to fill a $10 million gap in its budget. WOSU spoke with the mayor to find out how the wind storm impacted the city’s pocketbook.
Officials with the Ohio Historical Society say the Great Circle Earthworks in Newark suffered the greatest tree damage of the society’s 75 sites statewide.
Long after the power is restored, the cleanup will continue. Tree limbs and branches line nearly every street in Central ohio Although it may be unfortunate for the people who lost trees due to the high winds from remnants of Hurricane Ike, landscapers and mulching companies are cleaning up – in more ways than one.
As of Wednesday afternoon, about a third of AEP’s Franklin County customers were still without power. In some neighborhoods lights may go on tonight as other homes stay dark. WOSU set out to find out why this happens.