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Music
3:43 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Joe Crow Ryan Live on Excursions

Joe Crow Ryan

Joe Crow Ryan is a well known NYC musician whose subway performances have caught the attention of music fans and writers far and wide including Vice magazine, which produced a documentary about Ryan's busking career.

Joe Crow will perform at the Spirited Goat Coffeehouse in Yellow Springs on October 15th at 7pm.

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Education
3:04 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Springfield Schools to Develop Bioscience Academy

Springfield City Schools have entered into a partnership with Clark State Community College, Wright State University and the Dayton Development Coalition to develop the state's first bioscience academy.

The academy will prepare students to compete for jobs in the agricultural science field.

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Books
1:44 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Book Nook: The Graphic Canon series, edited by Russ Kick

Russ Kick is the editor of an ambitious project called The Graphic Canon.  This three volume series covers classics of literature rendered in an stunning range of graphic art forms.

The series begins at the dawn of literature with the Epic of Gilgamesh.  The third and final edition of the Graphic Canon will cover literature of the 20th Century and will be issued next March. In this interview Russ Kick describes how he conceived of this project and then proceeded to bring it to fruition.
 

Health, Science & The Environment
12:19 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Algae Treatment at Grand Lake Isn't Working

A two-year, $8.5 million project to stop toxic algae in Ohio's largest inland lake isn't working.
 
The 13,000-acre Grand Lake St. Marys in western Ohio was sprayed with aluminum sulfate in April that was supposed to keep the blue-green algae from feeding on phosphorous in the water. A similar treatment was applied last year.

The Columbus Dispatch reports that this year's treatment was spoiled by high winds that helped stir phosphorus-rich mud from the lake bottom.

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Election 2012
6:15 am
Mon October 15, 2012

GOP VP Candidate, First Lady Campaigning in Ohio

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan and First Lady Michelle Obama will be reaching out to Ohio voters in campaign appearances.

Ryan has an airport rally in Cincinnati at noon Monday. The first lady will make stops later in Cleveland and near Columbus in Delaware.

Ryan's rally will mean the Republican ticket has been in Ohio six of the last eight days, after he and Mitt Romney campaigned in different Ohio cities Saturday.

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