News for Columbus OH - AmericanTowns.com AmericanTowns is a virtual "town square", connecting you to all the events and news happening in Columbus Ohio. Whether it's town issues and community activism, or school calendars and sports schedules, AmericanTowns delivers the information faster and helps you use it better. en-us 30 https://www.americantowns.com/columbus-oh News for Columbus OH - AmericanTowns.com 144 69 https://www.americantowns.com/columbus-oh https://www.americantowns.com/images/atn_rss_logo.gif Mon, 05 Dec 2022 18:31:51 -0600 Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review for the Week Ending of December 2, 2022 On Monday, Governor Mike DeWine released a status update on the implementation of recommendations from the Children Services https://www.americantowns.com/news/ohio-governor-mike-dewine-week-in-review-for-the-week-ending-of-december-2-2022-31499845-columbus-oh.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/ohio-governor-mike-dewine-week-in-review-for-the-week-ending-of-december-2-2022-31499845-columbus-oh.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 23 Reasons to Visit Columbus in 2023 It’s time to start making travel plans for 2023, and there’s no better time to visit Columbus. Our city is on the cusp of unprecedented https://www.americantowns.com/news/23-reasons-to-visit-columbus-in-2023-31499070-columbus-oh.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/23-reasons-to-visit-columbus-in-2023-31499070-columbus-oh.html Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor DeWine Announces $25 Million for Gorge Dam Removal Project COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) Director Laurie Stevenson announced on Dec 2nd, that https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-dewine-announces-25-million-for-gorge-dam-removal-project-31498901-columbus-oh.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-dewine-announces-25-million-for-gorge-dam-removal-project-31498901-columbus-oh.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and First Lady Fran DeWine Celebrate Dolly Parton's Imagination Library of Ohio Milestones Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine announced on Dec 1st, two major milestones with Dolly Parton’s https://www.americantowns.com/news/ohio-governor-mike-dewine-and-first-lady-fran-dewine-celebrate-dolly-partons-imagination-library-of-ohio-milestones-31498115-columbus-oh.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/ohio-governor-mike-dewine-and-first-lady-fran-dewine-celebrate-dolly-partons-imagination-library-of-ohio-milestones-31498115-columbus-oh.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Columbus Children's Theatre: Friend, Spring Academy Is Open For Registration Put a Little Spring in your Plans! Spring Academy is coming back, and it’s more exciting than ever before! We’re offering over twelve https://www.americantowns.com/news/columbus-childrens-theatre-friend-spring-academy-is-open-for-registration-31497193-columbus-oh.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/columbus-childrens-theatre-friend-spring-academy-is-open-for-registration-31497193-columbus-oh.html Arts and Entertainment Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor DeWine Announces Staff Changes COLUMBUS, OH -- On Nov 29th, in preparation for his second term, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced the following staff changes in his office and https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-dewine-announces-staff-changes-31496724-columbus-oh.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-dewine-announces-staff-changes-31496724-columbus-oh.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor DeWine Releases Status Update on Children Services Transformation Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Nov 28th, released a status update on the implementation of recommendations from the Children Services https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-dewine-releases-status-update-on-children-services-transformation-31496201-columbus-oh.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-dewine-releases-status-update-on-children-services-transformation-31496201-columbus-oh.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor DeWine Announces $57.8 Million in Safety Grants for Ohio Schools Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on Nov 28th, that the state will support the installation of security upgrades at more than 700 https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-dewine-announces-578-million-in-safety-grants-for-ohio-schools-31496202-columbus-oh.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-dewine-announces-578-million-in-safety-grants-for-ohio-schools-31496202-columbus-oh.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor DeWine and Governor Whitmer Place Wager on The Game Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer placed a friendly wager ahead of the rivalry football game between https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-dewine-and-governor-whitmer-place-wager-on-the-game-31495913-columbus-oh.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-dewine-and-governor-whitmer-place-wager-on-the-game-31495913-columbus-oh.html Sports and Recreation Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Conservatory Aglow 2022 at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Conservatory Aglow, made possible by Presenting Sponsor American Electric Power Foundation and Lighting Partner Ahlum and Arbor Tree Preservation, https://www.americantowns.com/news/conservatory-aglow-2022-at-franklin-park-conservatory-and-botanical-gardens-31495664-columbus-oh.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/conservatory-aglow-2022-at-franklin-park-conservatory-and-botanical-gardens-31495664-columbus-oh.html Arts and Entertainment Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2022-40 November 22 - December 5, 2022 Editor: Mark Badertscher Weather Update: January-like Weather Abates in Time for Thanksgiving Author: Aaron Wilson https://www.americantowns.com/news/corn-newsletter-202240-31494767-columbus-oh.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/corn-newsletter-202240-31494767-columbus-oh.html Schools and Libraries Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor DeWine Orders Flags Lowered in Honor of Firefighter Johnny Tetrick Columbus, OH -- In honor of the life and service of Cleveland Firefighter Johnny Tetrick, Governor DeWine has ordered that flags of the United https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-dewine-orders-flags-lowered-in-honor-of-firefighter-johnny-tetrick-31494144-columbus-oh.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-dewine-orders-flags-lowered-in-honor-of-firefighter-johnny-tetrick-31494144-columbus-oh.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor DeWine Announces Safety and Security Support for Colleges and Universities Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Nov 21st, announced that 33 colleges and universities in Ohio will receive a total of $5 million in https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-dewine-announces-safety-and-security-support-for-colleges-and-universities-31494168-columbus-oh.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-dewine-announces-safety-and-security-support-for-colleges-and-universities-31494168-columbus-oh.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor DeWine Announces Safety and Security Support for Colleges and Universities Governor DeWine Announces Safety and Security Support for Colleges and Universities (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-dewine-announces-safety-and-security-support-for-colleges-and-universities-31493790-columbus-oh.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-dewine-announces-safety-and-security-support-for-colleges-and-universities-31493790-columbus-oh.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 After Statehouse Republicans Ripped Out LaRose's Key Priorities, Will He Still Back GOP Anti-Voter Bill Columbus, OH — Frank LaRose, knowing statehouse Republicans don’t trust him, has been on an apology tour for the last year and a https://www.americantowns.com/news/after-statehouse-republicans-ripped-out-laroses-key-priorities-will-he-still-back-gop-antivoter-bill-31493848-columbus-oh.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/after-statehouse-republicans-ripped-out-laroses-key-priorities-will-he-still-back-gop-antivoter-bill-31493848-columbus-oh.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600