Officials estimate there are 30 to 40 thousand undocumented immigrants in Central Ohio who could be spared deportation under President Obama’s reform order.
Central Ohio’s homeless agency is expanding space for displaced families as the number of parents and children with no place to live increases.
The blue-green algae that has taken over Grand Lake St. Marys this summer was discovered on a Y campground in Bellefontaine. Summer campers have been banned from swimming in the camp’s lake.
Only one week remains for the night curfew program that’s being operated by the City of Columbus and the YMCA. It’s an effort to remove young people who are on the street past certain hours.
Starting June 5th, the city of Columbus will crack down on young people who violate the city’s decades old curfew. Mayor Coleman says that children 17 years of age or younger who are picked up by police for being on the streets after hours will be taken to the YMCA. It’s a move he says that’s meant to keep children safe and off the streets.’
Columbus police commanders welcome Mayor Coleman’s program to crack down on teenagers who break the city’s decades old curfew. And the place where the curfew breakers would go – the downtown YMCA – says its up to the challenge.