AAA is projecting that a record number of people will be taking a trip this holiday season. Spokeswoman Cheryl Parker says 94.5 million Americans will be traveling 50 miles or more from home from December 21 through January 1.
"It's up 0.6 percent from last year," said Parker, Corporate Public Affairs Manager for AAA Allied Group in Cincinnati. "It's the fifth consecutive year that we've seen an increase in the number of people traveling, so it's the highest travel we've recorded since AAA's been tracking the data."
With a couple of holidays during the next two weeks, there might be some changes to your trash pickup schedule.
In Cincinnati, city employees will observe Christmas Day and New Year's Day. If your pickup day is on a Monday or Tuesday, it won't be affected. If it's on a different day, trash, recycling and yard waste collection for the remainder of both weeks will be delayed by one day.
What more fitting place than the rotunda of the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal for hundreds of friends to come together Sunday to celebrate the life of the late William L. Mallory Sr., one of the city’s political giants of the 20th century?
It was there, in the 1940s, as a young boy from a poor family in the West End, that he shined the shoes of thousands of people traveling through the bustling train station, listening to their stories of faraway places, as they would flip him a quarter for a tip.
The board of the Dayton arts organization Cityfolk has voted to dissolve the group. The unanimous vote comes five months after Cityfolk canceled its 2013-2014 season and the annual summer music festival.
In a release, the board says Cityfolk's assets will be transferred to the University of Dayton. Its records and files are being donated to Wright State's Special Collections and Archives.
Our decision was a difficult one, but the right one," says Cityfolk President Matt Dunn.
The group was founded in 1980 to present ethnic and traditional folk arts.