Ohio Veterans Receive Overdue Medals Decades After Service

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Vietnam veteran and the family of a World War II veteran who died in 2007 were presented with overdue military medals in a ceremony in Cincinnati. Vietnam veteran Ernest Stevenson received the Purple Heart and five other medals in the Friday ceremony at...

Ohio Veterans Receive Overdue Medals Decades After Service

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Vietnam veteran and the family of a World War II veteran who died in 2007 were presented with overdue military medals in a ceremony in Cincinnati. Vietnam veteran Ernest Stevenson received the Purple Heart and five other medals in the Friday ceremony at...

A Look At A Manufacturer Of Statues For Civil War Monuments

The Monumental Bronze Co. of Bridgewater, Connecticut, was one of the leading manufacturers of soldier statues for Civil War monuments and memorials erected in the North and South between the mid-1870s and 1912. Some facts about the company: —Claimed its soldier and sailor...

Civil War ‘Silent Sentinels’ Still On Guard In North, South

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — After the Civil War ended in April 1865, statues depicting Union and Confederate soldiers went up across the country, from New England squares to Southern courthouses. A century and a half later, these weathered “Silent Sentinels” still...

Caged Puppies On Car Roof Trigger Dozens Of 911 Calls

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police finally caught up with a minivan carrying four caged puppies on its roof after dozens of calls poured in to 911 centers in northeast Ohio. Akron police say the driver didn’t realize he did anything wrong by leaving the mixed-breed puppies on the...

Caged Puppies On Car Roof Trigger Dozens Of 911 Calls

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police finally caught up with a minivan carrying four caged puppies on its roof after dozens of calls poured in to 911 centers in northeast Ohio. Akron police say the driver didn’t realize he did anything wrong by leaving the mixed-breed puppies on the...

Foreclosures Down In Ohio In 2014 For 5th Straight Year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Statistics provided by the Ohio Supreme Court show that foreclosure filings declined in the state in 2014 for the fifth straight year. The court reported Thursday the 43,727 new common-pleas filings of residential, commercial, and tax foreclosure cases last...

Foreclosures Down In Ohio In 2014 For 5th Straight Year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Statistics provided by the Ohio Supreme Court show that foreclosure filings declined in the state in 2014 for the fifth straight year. The court reported Thursday the 43,727 new common-pleas filings of residential, commercial, and tax foreclosure cases last...

Ohio Principal Cancels Event, Apologizes

MASON, Ohio (AP) — The principal of a suburban Cincinnati high school has apologized to anyone who was offended after canceling a controversial, student-led event that invited girls to spend the day wearing a Muslim headscarf. “The Covered Girl Challenge” at Mason...

Caged Puppies On Roof Draw 911 Calls In Ohio

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio finally caught up with a minivan carrying four caged puppies on its roof after dozens of calls poured in to 911 centers. Akron police say the driver didn’t realize he did anything wrong by leaving the mixed-breed puppies on the...