The Cincinnati AFL-CIO Labor Council has endorsed for re-election all the Democratic incumbents on Cincinnati City Council except one - Laure Quinlivan.
Quinlivan is convinced it is because she ran afoul of Firefighters Union Local 48 in the recent debate over the city budget, where she argued that police and fire services should be subject to the same kind of budget-cutting as other city services; and suggested that police and firefighters should be paying more for their health insurance coverage.
Nearly a quarter century after it began, the massive cleanup effort along the banks of the Ohio River and its tributaries still draws tens of thousands of volunteers. They'll be combing more than 3,000 miles of shoreline, picking up trash and debris for River Sweep on June 15.
Cincinnati's city manager said the new location for Police District 3 will be at 2300 Ferguson Road in Westwood.
Milton Dohoney said in a press release Thursday the site was selected because it's located in one of three high-call neighborhoods, it's available for development, it rated high on constructability and it provides physical accessibility for service to the 14-neighborhoods in District 3.
The University of Cincinnati celebrated the life and legacy of its 24th president with a memorial service Wednesday afternoon. Joseph Steger died May 9 at the age of 76 in Cincinnati.
His 19-year term (1984-2003) is the second longest in the university's history. He's credited with directing a rebirth of UC's campus through the adoption of the Campus Master Plan launched in 1989, and with increasing UC's renown for fiscal responsibility during his tenure.