When the eyes of the nation turn to the
All-Star Game in Cincinnati this week, viewers will likely see a
pristine version of the city. What they won’t see are hundreds of vacant
houses blighting nearby neighborhoods — a haunting reminder the
foreclosure crisis is still thriving in Cincinnati.
While most students in Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati’s urban core are
showing academic improvement in school, newly disaggregated data
reveals low-income students lagging significantly behind their
counterparts in achieving key educational goals.
Imagine a classic 1920s storefront window
complete with mannequins posed in their finery. Now imagine a new type
of display — a space filled with buzzing drones, giant 3D printers and
announcements of the latest medical breakthroughs.
Just prior to the
Food Allergy Research and Education walk in mid-September, University
of Cincinnati College of Medicine immunologist Fred Finkelman took the
stage to discuss groundbreaking research on suppressing food allergies
Each week Ohio Justice and Policy Center
(OJPC) Executive Director David Singleton visits the Dayton Correctional
Institute (DCI). He feels his presence is making a difference — hearing
voices that would have otherwise remained silent. He speaks candidly
about one of his clients, a woman serving 17 years after shooting her
former police officer husband to death.
Two local advocates are in
the process of securing private funding to operate a syringe exchange
program called the Cincinnati Exchange Project. But even though the program is approved, it still faces one major stumbling block — Ohio’s laws
regarding drug paraphernalia possession.
In January of 2011, Keller’s IGA on Ludlow
Avenue closed its doors, leaving Clifton
residents devastated. For those who believe “devastated” to be too
strong of a word, simply ask residents how much the store is missed orb visit the numerous posts on Facebook asking about the
store’s reopening or watch the YouTube videos of the passionate pleas to
Ohio Gov. John Kasich to save the store.