The U.S. Attorney for the northern half of Ohio is announcing a new task force dedicated solely to the issue of prescription drug abuse. The announcement by U.S. Attorney Steven Dettelbach comes as a two-day conference begins on the abuse of prescription drugs such as painkillers.
Overdose drug deaths fueled by prescription painkiller addiction are now the leading cause of accidental death in Ohio and more than a dozen other states, surpassing car crashes.
Along the Lake Erie shoreline about halfway between Toledo and Sandusky is Ohio’s Marsh Region which includes the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge and Magee Marsh Wildlife Refuge. During April and May it is one of the most popular bird watching sites in North America.
As part of National Poetry Month celebrations, the Dayton Metro Library hosted a public reading by poets featured on Conrad's Corner. This week recently retired Wright State University professor David Garrison shares 3 short poems.