The following discussion is about the amount of money – $1 Billion! – that Central Ohio is hoping to get from the federal stimulus monies. Most of the desires are to fund car-based transportation methods.
From The Dispatch: Metro Parks board to push 0.75-mill levy By Mark Ferenchik People love their parks. But do they appreciate them enough to dig deeper into their pockets to pay for them, even if the annual cost adds up to just a few lunches? Metro Parks is asking voters to approve a 10-year, 0.75-mill […]
From Business First of Columbus: Antioch College alumni are kicking off the new year with their latest attempt to revive the Yellow Springs school – and this one might work. The school’s parent, Antioch University, on Tuesday announced that it approved a letter of intent with alumni group Antioch College Continuation Corp. that calls for […]
From The Dispatch: Latina named to Columbus school board By Simone Sebastian The Columbus school board has tapped the president of the Hispanic Chamber of Columbus board to finish the final year of the term left vacant because of W. Carlton Weddington’s election to the Ohio House. Ramona Reyes, 39, is a human-resources specialist at […]
The Dispatch wrote ‘Rejected’ ballots get sorted out Friday, December 26, 2008 By Darrel Rowland If you went solely by Franklin County’s write-in votes from last month’s election, there’s no doubt who would be our next president. Jesus Christ. And the Holy Spirit likely would be vice president. Determining that those votes should not […]
The Dispatch wrote Landlords hurt if sophomores stay in dorms Friday, December 26, 2008 By Bill Bush The University District would suffer from decay and lower property values if a proposal to force Ohio State University sophomores to live on campus is carried out, according to a $28,000 study commissioned by landlords who own thousands […]
The Dispatch wrote Names surfacing to fill 2 vacant seats Wednesday, December 24, 2008 By Robert Vitale Columbus now has another deficit: two City Council seats that must be filled before tough decisions are made about a budget shortfall that tops $90 million. Councilman Kevin L. Boyce’s appointment as state treasurer means he’ll resign his […]