After going through budget cuts and setbacks, city council has found a way to expand their anti-violence group again. Council-members will be adding six more staff positions to its Cincinnati Initiative To Reduce Violence group, or “CIRV”. CIRV is an organization designed to help reduce gun-violence and associated homicides. It does so through community outreach, […]
Need to get rid of that old refrigerator in your house? It’ll not only cost you extra, but you’ll also have to submit a background check? That’s what councilman Charlie Winburn said when talking with Lincoln Ware yesterday. While on the phone he also told Lincoln that if you’re a dealer, you’ll also need to […]
Is city council off to a bad start? According to Christopher Smitherman, he thinks so. The councilman, and NAACP chapter president, argues that the councils financial priorities are backwards. Since council was sworn in, they have debated over topics such as spending 4.4 million dollars to convert City Hall’s courtyard into a wedding atrium. Smitherman […]
2011, wow what a memorable year. There were so many stories, around the tri-state area, that will be remembered. From court cases to election issues, we can all agree that when we look back this year, we will remember these stories. Tracie Hunter Vs. John Williams – Hamilton County Ohio spent an entire year without […]
Cincinnati City council voted not to go after a federal funded grant that would have helped sick families in Avondale. The federal money would have helped financed a health clinic in Avondale. Cincinnati City Council voted 5 to 4 not in favor of applying for the grant. Although there was no guarantee the city would […]
Cincinnati City Councilman Charlie Winburn is calling on Mayor Mark Mallory and all of City Council to cancel their traditional 2-month summer recess in order to develop a long term plan to fend off another possible budget deficit. Winburn said in a press release that another $60 million budget deficit is possible. He said the […]
Cincinnati Councilmembers Charlie Winburn and Wendell Young came by the 1230AM WDBZ studios to join the conversation on The Lincoln Ware Show, yesterday, to discuss their agendas and the final council meeting before summer recess. Both councilmembers gave their official takes on the Washington Park improvements, the closing of the West End Health Clinic, and […]
Just yesterday as there was news of Councilwoman Laketa Cole taking a job with the Ohio Public Utilities Commission, there is already an online movement for Bernadette Watson to take her place.