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.
The contract approved by the Columbus Symphony Orchestra board and musicians makes the CSO a leaner operation. The number of musicians remains at 53, but their pay is cut by more than 25 percent.
Reaction to budget cuts at the Columbus Symphony Orchestra has been mixed. Some have expressed shock, others think it’s time the orchestra faced economic reality. At the moment it seems reconciliation between the symphony board and orchestra musicians is as wide as a chasm.
The man in charge of reviving economic development in Ohio says he has his work cut out for him.
Representatives of Mayor Coleman’s streetcar working group presented their recommendations to a few members of the Columbus city council on Wednesday.
Governor Elect Ted Strickland has appointed his lieutenant governor, Lee Fisher, to lead the Ohio Department of Development.