Tana Weingartner

Reporter

Tana Weingartner earned a bachelor's degree in communication from the University of Cincinnati and a master's degree in mass communication from Miami University. Most recently, she served as news and public affairs producer with WMUB-FM. Ms. Weingartner has earned numerous awards for her reporting, including several Best Reporter awards from the Associated Press and the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists. She served on the Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters Board of Directors from 2007 - 2009.

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Cincinnati Streetcar
11:47 am
Tue May 13, 2014

What should the streetcar logo look like?

Credit Provided / City of Cincinnati

Attention graphic designers and marketing firms: now's your chance to layout your vision for the Cincinnati Streetcar.

Metro has released a Request for Proposals for branding the streetcar including a logo and guidelines for how it should be used on everything "related to streetcar operations, including vehicles, signs, operators’ uniforms, website, and printed materials."

You'll need to work fast, the deadline for submissions is Friday, May 23.

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Cincinnati Archdiocese
4:35 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

Catholic teacher contract won't be changed

There won’t be any changes to the Cincinnati Archdiocese teacher contract that has come under fire in recent weeks from groups who say it is anti-gay.

The contract now includes a clause prohibiting employees from publicly supporting causes that run counter to Catholic teachings.

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Education
2:46 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

West End school awarded $500,000 grant

Students at St. Joseph Catholic School in the West End practice singing and reciting the student pledge.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

St. Joseph Catholic School in the West End has something to cheer about. The school is receiving a half million dollar grant to implement a new blended-learning education model.

The plan uses technology to personalize each students learning, allowing them to move at their own pace in smaller groups.

Principal Dionne Partee says it will also free-up teachers to help students individually.

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Hamilton County Commission
12:11 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

Hamilton County working on acquisition of former hospital

Hamilton County administrators are continuing the process to take over ownership of the former Mercy Mt. Airy hospital site.

Assistant County Administrator Jeff Aluotto says boundary, environmental and other surveys are nearly complete.

"We are looking to do this right," says Aluotto. "We're looking to do this in a measured way. In a prudent way. This is less from our perspective about what is out there in 2015 and 2016 and more about how we position this to be a strategic center for county government in 2020, 2025, 2030, moving out."

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Public Health
12:17 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Salmonella outbreak traced to Springfield Township hatchery

Mt. Healthy Hatcheries in Springfield Township is being linked to a salmonella outbreak.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 60 cases in 23 states have been linked to the facility on Winton Road. No one has died. The CDC reports 31 percent of those affected have been hospitalized. People reported falling ill between February 4 and April 21.

From the CDC:

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