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.
Last year, at a holocaust memorial gathering at the Ohio Statehouse, Gov. John Kasich raised the idea of creating a memorial inside the building.
“Celebrate the Legacy: A Voice in The Crowd” is the name for this year’s Martin Luther King, Jr., observance at Veterans Memorial in Columbus.
A few years ago, it was nearly impossible to get a ticket to the Memorial Golf Tournament unless you knew someone. Now, Jack Nicklaus’s tournament is offering incentives to get the general public to buy passes. Insiders blame the bad economy.
A county elections official describes early voting in Franklin County as “dramatic.” Tens of thousands of people have already cast their ballots, and thousands more are expected to do so before Election Day.
On the square in downtown Newark this afternoon, veterans and other volunteers read the names of 880 men who lost their lives in service from the Mexican War to the present.
Columbus’s Green Lawn Cemetery has about 30,000 veterans buried on its grounds. Every year volunteers try as best they can to decorate all the graves of service men and women with an American flag