In an economy where prices on rental
properties continue to skyrocket while the job market remains sluggish,
Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Westwood) has an idea. He’s introduced radical
legislation to reform the federal Section 8 low-income housing program, a
reform that would force many in need to fend for themselves to obtain
Cartoonist Jim Borgman has taken his shots
at The Banks over the years. From Santa dumping coal on the project
site to comparisons with Northern Kentucky’s exploding development to
The Banks development being transformed into a golf course by five
middle-aged white guys — and we’ve all laughed along.
What memories do you have from summer camp
— maybe swimming in the lake, hiking in the woods or paddling a canoe?
Think again. How about memories of playing chess, redecorating rooms,
honing skills in sports, music or art or even swinging from a trapeze?
Dr. Victor Garcia
delivers a quote from Jewish philosopher Abraham Heschel: “The opposite
of good is not evil, the opposite of good is indifference.” The diverse crowd of about 80 people
who’ve gathered to hear Garcia speak at a recent luncheon at a downtown
church nod their heads in approval.
With January officially underway, many
might be determined to make this the year to look fabulous by getting
fit and losing weight. But instead of doing the same old thing, signing
up for another gym membership or trying the latest fad diet, why not try
a new strategy?
With the official kickoff to the holiday
season just days away, some are preparing to don their riot gear and hit
the malls, while others plan to remain in their comfy pajamas and point
and click their way through their shopping list. Either way, local
merchants are encouraging Cincinnati residents to “shop local” by
visiting Cincinnati venues either in person or virtually this holiday
When founders of the Anna Louise Inn
created the institution more than 100 years ago, chances are they never
believed their choice of location would one day leave its owners and
residents entangled in multiple lawsuits. Last summer the facility’s owners
rebuffed an offer from the powerful Western & Southern Financial
Group to buy their property, triggering a heated legal battle.
In April, Citizens for Civic Renewal (CCR) embarked on an
ambitious mission: Learning if the city of Cincinnati’s police budget
could be cut without compromising safety. Following months of research
and public meetings, the organization recently posted its findings
online that include expert testimony, research data and citizens'
Historically, a number of brave women have established themselves as a catalyst for change, dedicating their lives to a cause that becomes so compelling that they’re willing to risk everything they know to achieve their goal. One such woman is Lexington resident and peace activist Janice Sevre-Duszynska.