Ohio State University’s newest president says the institution is committing $400 million over five years to lower students’ costs and improve the value of their education.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.