The Ohio State University is investing an additional $2 million per year over the next decade to enhance students’ safety and security both on and off campus. The total investment is expected to be at least $20 million.
Franklin County officials announced Aug. 10 that it has moved the county to “red,” the highest level in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s data tracker for community transmission of COVID-19.
The Franklin County commissioners will be hosting a vaccine clinic Aug. 10 as part of the county’s overall efforts to address the latest surge in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Playing doubles tennis at any level requires a thorough understanding of your partner, as well as great chemistry. This becomes a lot easier when your partner is your cousin that you’ve been training with since you were 11 years old.
Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health issued an advisory Aug. 5 that all residents, including those already vaccinated, should wear masks indoors and in crowded locations.
It might have been difficult, looking at Rabbi Michael Ungar and the six other people dining with him in late June, to place how this group of very different people came to be acquainted.
Columbus City Schools will require students, staff and visitors to wear masks in school and on buses as part of its updated COVID-19 mitigation strategies, according to a news release. These requirements are based on recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics and Centers for Dis…
Columbus Metropolitan Library is selling items it no longer has use for during a surplus sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 9 at the Gahanna Branch, 310 Granville St.
A Columbus man who was charged with a federal hate crime after making threats and antisemitic remarks to his next-door neighbors has relocated out of Franklin County and has no plans to occupy his Columbus home, his lawyer told the Columbus Jewish News June 21.
Municipalities, school districts, synagogues, companies and organizations have issued new guidelines for face mask requirements throughout Central Ohio. Here are some that have adapted their masking regulations.
A special prosecutor charged three Columbus police officers Wednesday for alleged misconduct in their handling of demonstrators during the protests last summer following the killing of George Floyd.
The National Council of Jewish Women Columbus, will close its section June 30 after about 100 years of social action and community service due to an inability to fill leadership positions and determine a succession pipeline.
Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther formally announced Elaine Bryant as the city’s new police chief, heralding her as an “effective advocate for change” with a lengthy track record of reform during her 21 years with the Detroit Police Department.
When it comes to choosing the right gift for a recent high school or college graduate, the ideal choice is not always obvious. Luckily for many, there is no shortage of potential gift sources in the Columbus area.
October will be a busy month for marathoners in Ohio, as the state's three biggest races all hold events within days of each other thanks to rescheduling driven by the coronavirus pandemic.
Ohio’s capital city will pay a $10 million settlement for the family of Andre Hill, a Black man who was fatally shot by a white Columbus police officer in December as he emerged from a garage holding a cellphone, the Columbus city attorney announced Friday.
A pilot program in Ohio's capital and largest city will test alternative responses to 911 callers suffering from mental health crises and addiction issues, Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther announced Friday.
Body camera footage from other officers released Wednesday in the fatal police shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant, a Black teenager who charged at two people with a knife, showed a chaotic scene that happened within minutes of the verdict in George Floyd’s killing and ignited outrage by many over th…
More than 100 viewers tuned into the city of Columbus’ 36th annual Holocaust Remembrance commemoration April 9, premiering virtually on the city’s YouTube channel.
Local police and Jewish institutions have increased security near the intersection of East Livingston Avenue and College Avenue on the border of Columbus and Bexley after two incidents of gun violence over the past two months.
Cleveland State University’s Bert L. and Iris S. Wolstein Center will serve as one of two, eight-week Federal Emergency Planning Administration, COVID-19 mass vaccination sites across the nation, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced March 5. DeWine said there will be an additional 15 mass vaccination sites across the state.
The City of Columbus will resume its outdoor seating pilot program on March 15. The pilot was first implemented last year to allow restaurants to use the right-of-way for temporary on-street dining areas or their parking lots to expand seating amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The American Jewish Committee honored The Ohio State University and the University of Michigan students involved with their Hillel chapters for their advocacy efforts against boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.
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