With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
Grand Lake St. Marys in western Ohio is the state’s largest inland lake. It’s a state park that for years has been a popular tourist destination. But farm runoff has polluted the waters. Now there’s an algae bloom that’s the worst in the lake’s history. Tourism is drying up and some local people are irritated by what they believe is inaction by state officials.
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