News

Pages

Plan ahead for New Year's Eve
4:55 am
Mon December 31, 2012

Care Cab offering safe rides home

Many people will be celebrating the New Year tonight and, as with any party, some will have too much to drink and need a safe ride home. 

MADD and AAA are joining forces again this year to offer Care Cab.  It will provide a free taxi ride home to people who’ve had too much to drink. 

MADD’s Andrea Rehkamp (RAY-camp) says it's important to think before you drink.

Read more
Local News
4:00 am
Mon December 31, 2012

End of the line for bus tokens in Cincinnati

Metro

Metro will sell its last bus tokens today.  They're being replaced by the 10-ride ticket that works with Metro's new fareboxes.

"Metro started selling the paper tickets at the end of November, and so far sales have been very good.  People who have bought them seem to really like them as an alternative," said spokeswoman Sallie Hilvers.  "Of course there are people who really like their tokens; they've been used to them for many years."  

Read more
Local News
11:00 pm
Sat December 29, 2012

Interesting year behind us; and more to come

In decades of writing column, I don’t think I have ever started one on a personal note.
 

But with this most interesting year coming to a close, and a new one about to begin, I will, if you will indulge me.


For me, it has been quite a year.


After 29 years, six months and two days at the Cincinnati Enquirer, writing on politics and a myriad of other subjects, I took an early retirement offer from the Enquirer in April, leaving behind working on a daily basis with good friends and  opportunities to do interesting journalism too numerous to count.

Read more
Anderson Township
2:49 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

Appeals Court rules on proposed Anderson Twp mine

The controversial plan to build an underground limestone mine in Anderson Township is heading back to the local zoning board of appeals.  

The Ohio First District Court of Appeals issued an opinion Friday that's good news for both sides of the fight.  

Read more
Memorializing Ohio's aviation heritage
3:49 pm
Thu December 27, 2012

Wright Brothers Monument aiming high

Artist rendering of proposed monument.
The Wright Image Group

Seattle has the Space Needle, St. Louis has the Arch, and a group of aviation enthusiasts say Dayton needs a giant replica of the Wright Flyer soaring atop a 250-foot-tall pedestal at the I-70/75 interchange.

Aviation enthusiasts say the Wright Flyer monument will be 25-stories-tall. That's three times bigger than the original Orville and Wilbur Wright flew 109 years ago.

Read more

Pages