Editorials From Around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, April 21 It’s unfortunate that nearly one-third of the 75 cab drivers employed by companies under contract to provide taxi service at city-owned Cleveland...

On Deck: Fostoria expected to name Kidwell as football coach

Derek Kidwell, a Fostoria graduate and former Associated Press Ohio Mr. Football award winner, is expected to be selected as Fostoria’s new head football coach tonight. We’ll have the latest on that and all of the local sports events happening around the region today...

Ohioans Encouraged To Dispose Of Medications

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State Board of Pharmacy is encouraging Ohioans to participate in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s “Drug Take-Back Day” next weekend. The event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday allows people to drop off expired or unused...

Ohio Boy Rescued From Bottom Of Indiana Hotel Pool

MITCHELL, Ind. (AP) — The quick action of bystanders is being credited with saving the life of a northwestern Ohio teenager who was pulled over the weekend from the hotel pool at a southern Indiana state park. Indiana Conservation Officers say a relative spotted 13-year-old Riley...

Camp Fire Northwest Ohio appoints new leader

Patty Coffman has been hired as the next chief executive officer of Camp Fire Northwest Ohio, starting May 1. Coffman, of McComb, has been a part of Camp Fire Northwest Ohio since 2008 and currently serves as the agency’s director of advancement. She served on Camp...

Ohio Theme Parks Building On Record Revenue

MASON, Ohio (AP) — A new roller coaster at southwestern Ohio’s Kings Island theme park is expected to contribute to another year of record revenue and attendance for its parent company. Sandusky-based Cedar Fair Entertainment Co. owns the park in Mason, as well as Cedar...

Ohio Historical Society Updating Name

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 129-year-old Ohio Historical Society is being rebranded as the Ohio History Connection, after many state residents said they saw the organization as “inaccessible and antiquated.” The switch will happen on May 24, following public-opinion...

Ohio Gas Prices Up Again To Start Work Week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gas prices in Ohio are up slightly to start the work week. The cost for a gallon of regular gas in Ohio was averaging $3.70 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That’s up about 2 cents from a week...

Mom Faces Trial In McDonald’s Play Area Overdose

CINCINNATI (AP) — A woman police say overdosed on heroin with her boyfriend at a McDonald’s play area near Cincinnati is facing trial. Thirty-three-year-old Tamica Jeffers was scheduled Monday for a nonjury trial in Hamilton County. She is charged with two misdemeanor...

Ohio Fire, Police Running In Memory Of 2 Killed

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Firefighters and police officers from northern Ohio are planning to run in Toledo’s Glass City Marathon on Sunday in memory of two Toledo firefighters killed earlier this year. At least one of the firefighters plans to run the entire marathon in his...