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Postal Service Considers Closing, Consolidating Columbus Branches

12:00AM
July
9, 2009

The U.S. Postal Service says it’s considering closing or consolidating more than 30 of about 40 branches and stations in the Columbus area to save money.

Some Columbus Postal Branches Close For An Hour At Mid-day

12:00AM
April
22, 2009

Customers at one Columbus post office are finding themselves out of luck at lunch time. The postal service says low mail volume and declining client le have forced it to close the Clintonville Post Office between 12 noon and 1 p.m. Two other postal branches are now closing for an hour in the middle of the day. And there are more closings on the way.

’08 Columbus Arts Festival Underway

Artist Bill Secunda's bear made from 60,000 welded nails
12:00AM
June 6, 2008

The 47th annual Columbus Arts Festival opens today for a three-day run. The festival is filled with music and poetry. Several hundred artists will display their work in wood, glass, precious metals, tile and pottery, fabrics, painting and photography.

Ohio University Students Find “Lost” African-American Cemetery

Ohio University Southern student Michelle Wellman under a canopy of pines that shades Sacred Hills Cemetery. "We felt that it was time to honor them."
12:00AM
September 11, 2006

People in Lawrence Co., Ohio know a little bit more about a few of their ancestors – thanks to a group of students from Ohio University Southern. What started out as a folknography project two years ago has ended with the discovery of an African American cemetery from the early 1900s.

Toledo ‘Not Abandoned’ in Ash Borer War

12:00AM
December
29, 2005

The State of Ohio continues to wage war on the Emerald Ash Borer – a tiny insect that’s caused the destruction of millions of Ash trees in the Great Lakes region. But a spokeswoman for the state agriculture department disputes a report that says eradication in the heavily infested Toledo area has been abandoned for lack of money.