The suburban ranch-style home in Ohio where humor writer Erma Bombeck launched her nationally syndicated column has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
The number of U.S. households on the verge of losing their homes rose 7 percent from June to July in part because the foreclosure crisis continues to outpace government efforts to limit the damage. There seems to be an abundance of help at every turn, but are banks modifying loans as fast as they possibly can?
The Columbus Division of Police says an investigation into comments made by Officer Susan Purtee is continuing. Purtee and her sister were critical of blacks, Jews, Cubans and Immigrants in videos posted online. Thursday the president of the Columbus Urban League spoke out on the officer’s comments.
Central Ohio children will be going back to class in about a month. And that means they’ll need school supplies. The Junior League of Columbus gave away more than 2,500 backpacks filled with supplies to children in need. Forty of those chidlren received their new materials at Fedderson Recreation Center.