December 4, 2020

Category : August 2018

August 2018

Ten Years Later, Widmer Case Still Mystifies

A young bride drowns in her bathtub. Her husband of four months is accused of murder. What happened in their tiny suburban bathroom—and why—remains unresolved.Janice Hisle A decade ago, the drowning of Sarah Steward Widmer—and the prosecution of her husband, Ryan—captivated Cincinnati. The saga, which took almost three years to unfold in court, gets a fresh look [...]

August 2018

Forming Educated Leaders

St. Gertrude School develops its students with its approach to educationCorinne Minard St. Gertrude School in Madeira was founded about 90 years ago, but that doesn’t mean the school’s approach to education is old-fashioned. In fact, the kindergarten-through-eighth-grade school has implemented a series of programs to form its students into the leaders of tomorrow. One [...]

August 2018

ECOT Charter Scam Has Ohio GOP on the Ropes

Don Mooney Greater Cincinnati parents have some great school choices for their kids. U.S. News recently ranked five Hamilton County high schools in their Ohio Top 10: (1) Walnut Hills, (2) Wyoming, (3) Indian Hill, (6) Madeira and (10) Turpin. (I’m proud that my four delightful daughters graduated from one of the top two!) Since [...]

August 2018

Life After High School May Not Look Like It Used

CPS, the state’s fastest-growing urban school district, says more and more students are opting to enter the workforce—and it has a plan to helpLiz Engel It’s a longtime ritual usually reserved for high school athletes committing to top college programs. But for seniors at Cincinnati Public Schools—including seven who graduated this spring as DHL employees thanks [...]

August 2018

Publisher’s View: Time to Celebrate

Eric Harmon “I firmly believe that any man’s finest hours—his greatest fulfillment to all he holds dear—is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle—victorious.” - Vince Lombardi It is in this sentiment and with great joy that we announce that last [...]

August 2018

Saddle Up

The Old West Festival in Williamsburg promises a day of fun and historyBy Jessica Baltzersen Dodge City, Kansas, in the 1870s was a lawless, gun slingin’ town made up of buffalo hunters, railroad workers, gamblers, drifters and good ol’ fashioned cowboys. In essence, it was the original western frontier from which we often derive our [...]

August 2018

Supporting Artists

The Warren County Historical Society puts a strong emphasis on artistsMadison Rodgers The Warren County Historical Society kicked off 2018 by doing something different. “We were trying to get away from the image of being a place that was just a bunch of dusty old stuff that we were holding onto for people to come [...]