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John Glenn Astronomy Park Opens for the Summer Solstice

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea John Glenn Astronomy Park Opens for the Summer Solstice

Tonight, at the end of the longest day of the year, a new public space to watch the heavens will open in Hocking Hills. The grand opening ceremony and ribbon cutting for the John Glenn Astronomy Park will start at 6:30 p.m. this evening with music, a skydiver and, of course, telescopes pointed up at […]

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Hocking Hills to Introduce John Glenn Astronomy Park in June

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Hocking Hills to Introduce John Glenn Astronomy Park in June

Hocking Hills continues to be a key destination for visitors with a love for hiking, clear skies, nature, and astronomy, with the latter getting a major boost this summer. Members of the Friends of Hocking Hills State Park (FHHSP) will host the grand opening of the John Glenn Astronomy Park on Thursday, June 21. Named […]

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Adventuring, Learning and Listening in Hocking Hills

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Adventuring, Learning and Listening in Hocking Hills

“We were never here!” – Message left in the guest book of the Sumac Cabin, The Inn and Spa at Cedar Falls, May 27, 2006 Before Chuck Williams finishes up, he announces to the crowd the next song is gonna be one to sing along to. It’s maybe a risky move, for if you tell […]

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Twice-Daily Flights to Milwaukee to Begin at John Glenn International

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Twice-Daily Flights to Milwaukee to Begin at John Glenn International

Air transportation network OneJet announced the addition of a twice-daily nonstop service between John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) and General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The service begins November 1. “We welcome OneJet to the family of airlines at John Glenn International,” said Elaine Roberts, President and CEO of the Columbus Regional […]

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Photos: John Glenn Funeral Procession

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Photos: John Glenn Funeral Procession

Editor’s Note: Astronaut, Senator and Ohioan John Glenn passed away on December 8th, and a funeral procession was held in his honor on Saturday morning. Despite the freezing rain, hundreds gathered on High Street to see off the American icon and hero. For more information about Glenn and his legacy, visit glenn.osu.edu/about/john-glenn/. All photos by Jesse […]

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American Hero and Columbus Resident John Glenn Passes Away at 95

Walker Evans Walker Evans American Hero and Columbus Resident John Glenn Passes Away at 95

John Glenn may best be remembered as the first American to orbit the Earth, but to locals he was also a Columbus resident and native Ohioan. It was reported late this afternoon that Glenn passed away at the age of 95. Glenn will be remembered for his military service, his NASA career, his political career, […]

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