Madisonville

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Cincinnati firefighter Daryl Gordon has died of  injuries suffered in battling an early morning fire at a Madisonville apartment complex, according to Mayor John Cranley’s spokesman.

The 54-year-old firefighter reportedly fell down an elevator shaft while battling the four alarm blaze at Kings Tower Apartments. A second firefighter was injured, but his condition is not known.

“We lost a hero today, and we are all mourning,” said Fire Chief Richard Braun. “Daryl lost his life in the line of duty to save others.”

Karen Zanger / Side Streams

If all goes according to plan, there will be 500 vegetable-producing gardens in Madisonville this spring.

Organizers of the 500 Gardens Project want to make sure nobody has to walk further than their own yard to taste vine-ripened tomatoes, peppers and zucchini. Without a car, many residents cannot get to a grocery store easily.

The goal is that one in ten households plant a garden with the help of volunteers.

To get a garden here's what has to happen:

Sylvain Archer: shop owner and musician

Jun 21, 2013
cincinati.com

Sylvain Archer is the owner of the Madisonville shop French Rendez-Vous during the day, but away from the store he’s an accomplished guitarist. He joins Robyn Carey-Allgeyer to discuss his new, all-French CD with his new group, French Axe, recorded in the Corbett Studio at Cincinnati Public Radio, and featuring other top local musicians Eric Sayer on bass, Rob Allgeyer on Hammond organ and accordion and Mark on drums.