The Columbus Metropolitan Library serves 21 locations in Franklin County, and its operations center in Gahanna serves as a hub for the movement of all the materials that move through the system. We sneak behind the scenes after dark to find out just exactly how the books get onto the shelf.
Trapeze. The word conjures up images of high-flying acrobats doing daring feats of skill at the circus. But a Columbus man is exploring the art of the trapeze. And for the past two years he’s been teaching others about its beauty.
Smokers and tobacco vendors are speaking out against a proposal to hike Ohio’s cigarette tax to help offset a cut to the state income tax.
An insect threatens a key tree in Ohio’s picturesque Hocking Hills. The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid attacks and eventually kills Hemlock trees. But the state of Ohio is fighting back.
The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) has purchased six new buses as it prepares to begin a circulator route in downtown Columbus. The CBUS service, scheduled to begin in May, will shuttle passengers to popular downtown and Short North destinations.
President Obama said Tuesday that his administration is creating two new hubs that will link manufacturers with several research universities; one of them Ohio State. The OSU founded technology research organization EWI will also participate.
Last November, bulldozers leveled a nearly 200-year-old cottage in Upper Arlington. The Hutchinson House was demolished to make room for luxury apartments. The incident sparked a move to identify other central Ohio historic structures before they’re torn down.
Columbus police officers fired almost 200 rounds at an armed homicide suspect and his girlfriend last May killing them. The shootout is detailed in a newly released report.
A new analysis of polar weather data has shown that 1,900 cyclones churned across the top of the world each year from 2000 to 2010. That’s 40 percent more than previously thought. An Ohio State University professor analyzed the data that led to the finding.
Many Central Ohio 3rd Graders are at risk of repeating, if they cannot pass the state’s new reading test. About a third of Columbus City School students might not meet the requirements of the so called Third Grade Reading Guarantee. So the Columbus Metropolitan Library is going all out to help