The OTS program, created in 2006, is
spearheaded by Cincinnati Union Bethel and focuses on six areas of
need: emergency needs, housing, medical care, mental health, substance
abuse, education and employment.
It’s an unfortunate fact that has
disturbed doctors and health activists: Younger people are making up a
greater share of HIV infections. Now, a University of Cincinnati program is bringing together
community organizations in Hamilton County to stop this troubling trend
in young adults.
If you’re planning on buying a flat-screen
at Walmart this Black Friday, you might just witness a flash mob by
fed-up Walmart employees who are calling for higher wages and greater
respect for the 1.3 million associates that work in the U.S.
The Coalition Opposed to Additional
Spending and Taxes (COAST) is making a lot of use of member and lawyer
Chris Finney these days. The group was recently involved in two lawsuits
filed within one week: one regarding the Blue Ash Airport deal and
another accusing Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) of campaigning for
In the late hours of this upcoming
Presidential Election night, one Democrat commissioner and one
Republican commissioner from the Hamilton County Board of Elections will
tally the final vote to see whether Barack Obama or Mitt Romney wins
Representatives for Western & Southern
and the Anna Louise Inn will be in court Oct. 30 arguing in front of
the First District Court of Appeals, which could overturn a May 4 ruling
and allow the Inn to move forward with a planned $13 million
Were it not for the giant touring bus
emblazoned with the words, “Nuns on the Bus,” it would be hard to assume
that the collection of about 10 white-haired women were members of
Catholic religious orders.
audit of the private prison sold by Gov. John Kasich last year found
the prison is only meeting 66.7 percent of the state’s standards. The
report, released last week, found a total of 47 violations in a
northeastern Ohio prison owned by Corrections Corporation of America
Patrick Gaspard, executive director of the Democratic National Committee, sat down with CityBeat for an exclusive interview during which he
previewed his remarks to Ohio steelworkers and talked about Hamilton County’s importance
to the presidential race.
Western & Southern might have
completely flubbed an opportunity to purchase the Anna Louise Inn back
in 2009, but it’s hard to describe the Fortune 500 company as anything
but proactive since that time.
Seven-month-old pit bull mix Oreo, dark chocolatey brown with all-white paws, was, at one time, the “miracle dog.” In 2009, Oreo’s owner hurled her from the
roof of his sixth-story Brooklyn, N.Y., apartment. Her tale was picked
up nationwide when the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to
Animals (ASPCA) took her in to treat her near-fatal injuries.
released shortly before Americans took the day off work for Labor Day, a
national holiday meant to celebrate workers, painted a dismal picture
of employment and wage disparities in the state of Ohio.
Democrats have had a strange election
cycle regarding same-sex rights. The party went from shying away from
the same-sex marriage issue in 2010 to President Barack Obama embracing
same-sex marriage rights in June and the official Democratic platform
embracing same-sex rights last week.
City officials on Aug. 21 finished and
released the final draft for Plan Cincinnati, the city’s first master
plan since 1980. The 228-page plan
touts a renewed emphasis on a
societal movement from neighborhoods back to the urban core of cities.