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State Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday July 07, 2019 ( 32 items )  

Cincinnati Public Schools: Teacher at Midway School Named Educator of the Year
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 1 -- Cincinnati Public Schools issued the following news: Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern) has announced that Erin Kernohan, reading specialist for Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) at Midway School, has been named the 2019 Dr. Lawrence C. Hawkins Educator of the Year. Kernohan was chosen by Western & Southern and CPS from finalists who were nominated by their CPS peers for the award. She was recognized with a plaque and a personal check for $10,000   more

City of Cincinnati Launches New Short Term Rental Registration Portal
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 1 -- The city of Cincinnati issued the following news: The City of Cincinnati has launched a new web-based platform to help short term rental operators register their properties in a matter of minutes. Effective today (July 1), all operators of short term rentals in Cincinnati must register their rental properties with the City of Cincinnati prior to operation. To help streamline the process, the City Administration, in partnership with the Office of Performance and Data  more

City of Cleveland, Major League Baseball, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission and the Cleveland Indians Announced Safety, Security and Logistical Information Prior to the Start of the 2019 All-Star Week
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 2 -- The city of Cleveland issued the following news release: Today Mayor Frank G. Jackson; Council President Kevin J. Kelley; Chief of Police Calvin D. Williams; Cleveland FBI Special Agent in Charge Eric Smith; Ethan Orlinski, Senior Vice President of Legal, Business and Club Affairs for Major League Baseball; David Gilbert, President and CEO of Greater Cleveland Sports Commission and Destination Cleveland; and Bob DeBiasio, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs for th  more

City of Cleveland, Major League Baseball, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission and the Cleveland Indians Provide a Reminder on Approved Vendor Policies
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 5 -- The city of Cleveland issued the following news release: Today the City of Cleveland, Major League Baseball, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission and the Cleveland Indians are providing a reminder of the authorized vendor policies. These restrictions are in place for all events and activities leading up to and through the All-Star Week starting July 5th through July 10th. Authorized Vendor Badges: ** If vendors do not have an authorized vendor badge (https://clecityha  more

Cleveland Institute of Music Recruits Johnnia Stigall to Lead Pre-College and Pathway Programs
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 1 -- Cleveland Institute of Music issued the following news: In a bold move that strengthens its commitment and reputation as a national leader in pre-college music education, the Cleveland Institute of Music announced today that Johnnia Stigall, an experienced music, arts and community engagement administrator, will manage the Institute's Young Artist, Musical Pathway Fellowship and Pre-College programs for the Preparatory and Continuing Education division. Stigall comes   more

Cuyahoga County: Medical Examiner's Office Inaugural Citizens Academy Program Concludes
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 1 -- Cuyahoga County issued the following news release: On Thursday June 27th, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office congratulated 24 citizens who participated in the inaugural Medical Examiner's Office Citizens Academy. 24 county residents completed the 8-week program. They were a mix of county residents working in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. The Medical Examiner's Citizens Academy was designed to educate county residents on forensic science and  more

Destination Cleveland Announces Updates for 2019-2020 Cleveland Brewery Passport
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 1 -- Destination Cleveland issued the following news release: * * * - Program features new prizes and places * * * Destination Cleveland's 2019-2020 Cleveland Brewery Passport is now available for residents and visitors. The second year of the program includes new breweries and new prizes for participation. "We saw both residents and visitors embrace the 2018-2019 Cleveland Brewery Passport," said David Gilbert, President and CEO, Destination Cleveland. "To date, more   more

Dinsmore Again Earns High National Law Journal 500 and Women's Scorecard Marks
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 1 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has earned multiple honors from the National Law Journal for the fifth consecutive year. Last week, Dinsmore landed at No. 86 on the NLJ 500, which ranks the largest U.S.-centric law firms. It also ranked 79th nationally on the Journal's Women's Scorecard, which accounts for female representation across all attorney positions. This marks the fourth year in a row that Dinsmore has  more

FirstEnergy and the Illuminating Company Prepare for Major League Baseball All-Star Game
AKRON, Ohio, July 2 -- FirstEnergy issued the following news release: It's a point of civic pride when one of our communities earns the right to host a large-scale singular event, one that brings in people, money, activity - and attention - from across the nation. From the NBA to the World Series to a major political convention, Cleveland has seen its share of recent event success stories. And on July 9, Cleveland can shine again when Major League Baseball's All-Star Game comes to Progressive  more

FirstEnergy: How to Prepare for Summer Storms
AKRON, Ohio, July 5 -- FirstEnergy issued the following news release: Summer storms can provide a light show that rivals any fireworks display. With the potential for dangerous lightning, damaging winds and flooding, summer storms can also cause power outages. While power outages can be inconvenient, some simple preparation and communication can help make managing through a power outage easier. Prepare for Outages Before They Happen Power outages can happen at any moment. That's why it's imp  more

Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes Assistant Professor James Martin
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, July 3 -- The Fox Chase Cancer Center issued the following news release: Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of James M. Martin, MD, who will join the faculty as assistant professor in the Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplant Program within the Department of Hematology/Oncology. Martin earned his medical degree from Ohio State University and completed an internal medicine internship and residency at Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University. In 2  more

Hexion Inc. Completes Balance Sheet De-Leveraging
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 1 -- Hexion, a chemical company, issued the following news release: * * * - Emerges from Chapter 11 in a Strong Financial Position to Support Long-Term Growth - Poised to Reinvest in Value-Driving Platform, Led By Differentiated Specialty Chemical Product Portfolio, World-Class R&D, Global Manufacturing Footprint and Sustainable Practices * * * Hexion Inc. ("Hexion" or the "Company") today announced that it has successfully completed its balance sheet de-leveraging and   more

Hylant Opens New Office in Atlanta
TOLEDO, Ohio, July 1 -- Hylant Group, a brokerage firm, issued the following news release: Hylant, one of the largest privately held insurance brokerages in the United States, has opened a new office in Atlanta. This is the company's fourth in the American southeast and its 16th since its founding in Toledo, Ohio in 1935. "As the insurance brokerage community continues to change through mergers and acquisitions, we believe the needs of many of these business insurance customers in the Atlanta   more

Interim Deal 'Only Option' To Avoid GOP Shutdown, Says Ohio State Rep. Sykes
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 30 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes, D-Akron: * * * - Lawmakers forced to pass short-term budgets as majority-party talks stall * * * As Republican legislative leaders remain deadlocked on a long-term budget deal, House Democratic lawmakers today voted in favor of Senate Bill (SB) 171, which would extend funding for the next 17 days to avoid a government shutdown. They also voted to pass SB 172, a 3  more

Ohio Democratic Party: DeWine to Hobnob With Coal Baron Donor and Trump Less Than 100 Miles From Lordstown
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 6 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news, dated July 3: * * * - Robert Murray Maxed Out to DeWine's Campaign, Gave $1M to Groups Backing Trump * * * For the second time this year, Donald Trump is holding a big-dollar fundraiser less than 100 miles from Lordstown, Ohio, with no plans to visit the now-shuttered factory and talk with displaced workers -- and Mike DeWine will be joining him at the event, hosted by coal baron Robert Murray. "When he was asked  more

Ohio Democratic Party: Ohio GOP Kicks the State Budget Can Down the Road
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 30 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: As the Republican-led Ohio House voted tonight in a rare Sunday night session on temporary stopgap legislation just hours before the constitutionally required deadline to pass a state budget, Ohio Democrats called out the dysfunction and misplaced priorities of GOP leaders in Columbus. "Ohio Republicans wasted months of time on one extremist bill after another -- violating constitutional rights and common sense eve  more

Ohio Democratic Party: Self-Dealing at the Statehouse?
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 1 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: * * * - State Rep. Candice Keller Sponsors Bill That Would Benefit Her Personal Charity * * * There's no state budget yet -- but Ohio House Republicans are busy pushing legislation to subsidize fake health centers that routinely lie to women. And in one member's case, the legislation also lines her own pocket. "As Republican lawmakers bicker about the overdue state budget, they still find the time to help out one  more

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Awards More Than $400K in Grants for Lake Erie Projects
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 3 -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued the following news: The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has approved more than $437,000 in funding through the Coastal Management Assistance Grant (CMAG) program for five projects in Toledo, Eastlake, Ashtabula County, Lorain, and Bay Village that will improve coastal planning, public access, and water quality. "For more than 20 years, this grant program has provided a helping hand to Ohio's communities for p  more

Ohio Department of Natural Resources: Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted Commemorate 40 Years of Fish Ohio Day
PORT CLINTON, Ohio, July 2 -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued the following news: Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today commemorated the 40th anniversary of the Governor's Fish Ohio Day on Lake Erie, along with Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director Mary Mertz and many from Ohio's conservation community. The event is co-sponsored by the Lake Erie Charter Boat Association, Lake Erie Shores & Islands, and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Divi  more

Ohio EPA Issues Permit for Enterprise Park
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 2 -- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: Ohio EPA issued final certification today to North Eastwood, LLC's Enterprise Park project for a 100-acre medical campus in Howland Township, Trumbull County. The certification is a required component of an application with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which would allow the discharge of dredged or fill material into streams and wetlands during the construction phase of the project. Discha  more

Ohio EPA Meeting Set for AMG Vanadium LLC
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 3 -- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: * * * - Public Hearing Scheduled July 16, 2019 * * * Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting to discuss the draft air permit-to-install that, if approved, would allow AMG Vanadium LLC to install and begin operation of a ferroalloy production facility in Zanesville. An information session will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at John McIntire Library, 220 North Fifth Street, Zanesville  more

Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Vrooman Road Bridge Project
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 3 -- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: * * * - Information Session and Hearing Scheduled July 17 * * * Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting to discuss the application to modify a previously permitted water quality certification to the Ohio Department of Transportation related to construction of a bridge over the Grand River. An information session will begin at 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at Lake County Department of Utilit  more

Ohio House Democrats: Cuyahoga Dems - Remove Budget Provision Moving 2020 Presidential Primary to St. Patrick's Day
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 4 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information: Cuyahoga County House Democratic lawmakers today sent a letter to Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose seeking information from his office about the impact of moving the 2020 presidential primary from March 10 to March 17, St. Patrick's Day. See the letter below. Dear Secretary LaRose, Unfortunately, Ohio has missed its constitutional deadline to pass a two-year state budget. The only silver lining of this situat  more

Ohio School District Nationally Recognized in Washington D.C. for Strategic Efforts to Innovate Student Learning
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 2 -- The Ohio Department of Education issued the following news release: Educators and administrators from Fairview Park City Schools were recognized last week by the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE) in Washington D.C. for their innovative work in improving student learning and achievement at the district. In February, ICLE designated Fairview Park City Schools as a 2019 "Innovative District" for educators' and administrators' efforts to change, esta  more

Ohio State Auditor Faber Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 1 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: Auditor of State Keith Faber is pleased to announce that, in June, the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports. Clermont County Transportation Improvement District (Clermont County) Ohio Housing Authority Property and Casualty, Inc. (Mahoning County) Tuscarawas County Healthcare Consortium (Tuscarawas County) City of Oakwood (Montgomery County) Paulding C  more

Ohio State Auditor: Cleveland Metropolitan Park District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award With Distinction
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 1 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: A recent financial audits of the following entity by Auditor of State Keith Faber has returned a clean audit report. Their record keeping has qualified them for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. - Cleveland Metropolitan Park District (Cuyahoga County) "Accurate bookkeeping is a critical component of transparent government," Auditor Faber said. "This award is an acknowledgement of Cleveland M  more

Ohio State University: Even Today, We Want Our Heroes to Know Right From Wrong
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 3 [TNSresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: In a world of sympathetic villains and flawed heroes, people still like fictional characters more when they have a strong sense of morality, a new study finds. Researchers found that people best liked the heroes they rated as most moral, and least liked villains they rated as most immoral. Antiheroes and morally ambiguous characters like Walter White - the chemistry teacher turned drug kingpin in the show  more

Ohio State University: Study - Brain Injury Common in Domestic Violence
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 1 [TNSresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: For years, Paula Walters had no idea why she was forgetting things, losing control of her emotions, struggling to concentrate and facing other unexplained and troubling problems, including fainting spells. She was so distressed that she attempted suicide. Walters, who survived strangulation at the hands of an ex-boyfriend in 2006, said she now understands that all of those things stem from brain injury. D  more

Ohio State University: Sustainable Secret to Knee-High Corn, Gardens Galore - Human Waste-Based Compost
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 4 [TNSresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - "Privy 2: Biosolids and You" considers history of human waste as an agricultural resource * * * A small plot of corn popped up this spring on The Ohio State University campus and, as the adage goes, the stalks are standing knee-high by the Fourth of July. The crop is growing in soil amended with Com-Til, a compost product made with residual biosolids from the City of Columbus' wastewater treatme  more

Owens-Illinois Announces the Completion of Acquisition of Glass Packaging Facility in Mexico
PERRYSBURG, Ohio, July 1 -- Owens-Illinois, a container glass manufacturer, issued the following news release: * * * - Expands Presence in Growing Global Brands * * * Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Nueva Fabrica Nacional de Vidrio, S. de R.L. de C.V. ("Nueva Fanal") from Grupo Modelo, a wholly owned affiliate of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (Euronext: ABI) in a transaction valued at approximately US$188 million. The Nueva Fanal facility is  more

Owens-Illinois European Group B.V. Issues Notice of Partial Redemption for 6.75% Senior Notes Due 2020
PERRYSBURG, Ohio, July 3 -- Owens-Illinois, a container glass manufacturer, issued the following news release: Owens-Illinois Group, Inc. (the "Company") announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, OI European Group B.V. ("O-I Europe"), has delivered a notice of partial redemption to holders of O-I Europe's outstanding 6.75% senior notes due 2020 (the "Notes") calling for the redemption of Euros250 million aggregate principal amount of the outstanding Notes. Following the redemption, Euros250   more

University of Cincinnati: Lindner College of Business Officially Welcomes New Dean
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 4 -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - Marianne Lewis begins her tenure as the first woman to lead the University of Cincinnati's nationally ranked business college * * * The first day at a new job can make anyone a little nervous, but not Marianne Lewis, the new dean of the Carl H. Lindner College of Business. Over a reception with coffee and doughnuts, university faculty, administrators and staff gave Lewis a warm welcome -- or, welcome  more