Category : Ohio

Midwest / Ohio - 8 months ago

Student addresses racist comments with art exhibit

King Legacy award recipient By Carly Jones The 2018 King Legacy Youth Leadership award winner Carly Jones, who is a senior at Seven Hills School in Cincinnati, read the following essay at the 2018 King Legacy Breakfast on January 15 at the Freedom C...

Midwest / Ohio - 8 months ago

Maris Herold promoted to UC police chief

By M.B. Reilly University of Cincinnati Maris Herold. Photo by Joe Fuqua The University of Cincinnati has promoted Maris Herold as its new police chief. Herold, who is nationally recognized for her expertise in problem-solving and police-community...

Midwest / Ohio - 8 months ago

Frigid King Day march draws more than 2,000

More than 2,000 people braved the bitter cold weather to participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. Coalition commemorative march Monday, January 15, that traveled from the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to Fountain Square for a prayer...

Midwest / Ohio - 8 months ago

CPS board elects Jones, Copeland-Dansby as officers

Carolyn Jones is surrounded by her family as she takes the oath of office to become the new president of Cincinnati Public Schools’ Board of Education. Photo by Lauren Worley By Lauren Worley Cincinnati Public Schools The Cincinnati Board of Educati...

Midwest / Ohio - 8 months ago

Events celebrate Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

King Legacy Awards Breakfast is at Freedom Center January 15 The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and MLK Coalition will host the 2018 King Legacy Awards Breakfast on Monday, January 15. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. and the breakfast begins a...

Midwest / Ohio - 8 months ago

Teams’ racially tainted jerseys cause outrage

Worn by Warren County rec team By Dan Yount The Cincinnati Herald Jerseys with explicit racial slurs worn by a recreational basketball team that included Kings Local School District in Middletown, Ohio, students have caused the team to be thrown out...

Midwest / Ohio - 8 months ago

Wilbert Longmire, noted jazz guitarist, dies

Wilbert Longmire. Photo by Michael Mitchell By Soul and Jazz and Funk Wilbert Thomas Longmire, noted jazz guitarist from Cincinnati, was renowned for his stylish fretboard work, died January 3, 2018. He was 77. There will be a musical tribute held...

Midwest / Ohio - 8 months ago

North College Hill at Aiken was a back yard party

By Lannis Timmons Herald Contributor NCH had just beat Western Hills Wednesday to extend their winning streak to six games for an 8-2 overall record, while Aiken came in at 5-8. Both teams came in really excited since they’re only 2.7 miles apart. A...

Midwest / Ohio - 8 months ago

Public Program: WIN-WIN STRATEGIES WITH NEHEMIAH

When: Friday, Jan 26, 2018, 11:30 am – 1:15 pm Where: Geier Room, Mount Auburn Presbyterian Church 103 William Howard Taft Road, Cincinnati, OH 45219 Woman’s City Club and its Thriving Cincinnati project invite the public to its second in a series o...