Cleveland .com: Google Arts & Culture launches website devoted to the riches of Cleveland’s ‘outsized’ cultural scene

Cleveland .com: Google Arts & Culture launches website devoted to the riches of Cleveland’s ‘outsized’ cultural scene. “Google, the global search engine, wants the world to know more about Cleveland’s vibrant arts and culture community — much more. On Wednesday, November 16, the company is scheduled to launch a new website on its Google Arts & Culture platform devoted exclusively to Cleveland.”

Business Journal: Ohio’s New Career Resource Navigator Aims to Help Job Seekers Overcome Barriers

Business Journal: Ohio’s New Career Resource Navigator Aims to Help Job Seekers Overcome Barriers. “An individual, career counselor, workforce professional or others looking for support need only to answer a few questions and a list is created of programs and resources tailored to assist them or someone they are helping, said [Matt] Damschroder. Assistance is available in a variety of areas such as managing a disability, obtaining education or skills and locating support such as childcare or transportation.”

Associations Now: New Website Educates Ohio Voters on Judicial Races Ahead of Election Day

Associations Now: New Website Educates Ohio Voters on Judicial Races Ahead of Election Day. “Launched earlier this month, the Judicial Votes Count website provides information about Ohio’s judicial system and judicial candidates. [Ohio State Bar Association] CEO Mary Amos Augsburger said that historically a substantial number of voters skip voting for judicial candidates because they know little about them. For instance, there was a 16 to 18 percent dropoff in the number of voters who selected a candidate in the state’s Supreme Court races in 2020.”

The Ohio State University: Recreating “ghost neighborhoods” destroyed by highways

The Ohio State University: Recreating “ghost neighborhoods” destroyed by highways. “The building of the interstate highway system in Columbus split and sometimes destroyed entire neighborhoods, mostly those housing African Americans, immigrants and other minorities. Now a team of researchers from The Ohio State University are working to digitally recreate these ‘ghost neighborhoods’ in 3D so that people can see, and researchers can study, what was lost.”

WDTN: New website provides free naloxone to Ohio residents

WDTN: New website provides free naloxone to Ohio residents. “A new website will provide Ohioans with a simplified process for accessing naloxone, a lifesaving drug used in the event of an opioid overdose…. The new website makes requesting naloxone possible for all Ohioans, whether they are a first responder, community member or distribution site and enhances access to prevention and treatment information.”

Ohio Department of Health: Ohio Department of Health launches new monkeypox cases dashboard

Ohio Department of Health: Ohio Department of Health launches new monkeypox cases dashboard. “The Monkeypox Cases Overview dashboard and interactive map, available on the Ohio Department of Health website (odh.ohio.gov), shows the total number of cases across the state, the number of cases per county, the age range of people affected by monkeypox, the percentage of cases by sex, and outcomes, including any hospitalizations and deaths. The dashboard, which will be updated weekly on Thursdays, is modeled after other dashboards ODH has developed to share information with Ohioans about infectious disease outbreaks, including the 2018 statewide outbreak of Hepatitis A.”

Ohio Attorney General: Ohio Selected as Lead Plaintiff in Class-Action Lawsuit Against Facebook

Ohio Attorney General: Ohio Selected as Lead Plaintiff in Class-Action Lawsuit Against Facebook. “A federal judge in California yesterday agreed to consolidate a series of lawsuits against Facebook and appointed Ohio the lead plaintiff in the securities class-action case against the social-media giant. Attorney General Yost will lead the class action on behalf of Ohio and any other affected investors.”

Port Clinton News Herald: ODNR artifacts showcased in new online museum

Port Clinton News Herald: ODNR artifacts showcased in new online museum. “For many, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources brings thoughts of rippling streams, thick forests, and quiet deer. But the mission of the ODNR also steps out of the woods and into a museum as it focuses on preserving history as passionately as it preserves land. Inspired by that focus, ODNR Director Mary Mertz has unveiled the Cardinal Collection, an online museum highlighting ODNR artifacts.”

WKSU: The Cleveland Press folded 40 years ago. Can the history in its pages be preserved?

WKSU: The Cleveland Press folded 40 years ago. Can the history in its pages be preserved?. “The Plain Dealer is still printed a few days each week, and its archive is also online. But The Cleveland Press is mostly offline. That’s a problem, said Kristen Hare, who is part of the local news faculty at the Poynter Institute. ‘I don’t know how future generations will understand us if they’re just looking at our TikToks,’ she said. ‘That’s not going to be enough.’”

Cincinnati Public Library: 50 Years of Protest Posters, Photos, and Flyers Scanned for the Library’s Digital Collection

Cincinnati Public Library: 50 Years of Protest Posters, Photos, and Flyers Scanned for the Library’s Digital Collection. “The images, part of the upcoming Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) exhibit, Artist Run Spaces, include protest posters, photos, slides, and flyers from fifty years of organizing work by the community organization Over-the-Rhine People’s Movement. The images are now available for high resolution viewing on the Library’s Digital Library, opens a new window.”

Midterm Elections: Data-Mapping Tool for Voting Locations Now Available in 14 States (University of Southern California)

University of Southern California: Midterm Elections: Data-Mapping Tool for Voting Locations Now Available in 14 States. “The Voting Location Siting Tool uses a web-based interactive data mapping system to identify areas within a half mile in diameter where vote centers and polling places would likely have the most success in serving voters…. Launched in California in 2018, the tool is now available in 14 states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Michigan, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin. Over the coming months, CID will be conducting trainings for election officials and community advocacy groups on how to use the tool to identify accessible and equitably distributed polling locations in their communities. ”

Sandusky Register: State agency lists fishing tournaments on website

Sandusky Register: State agency lists fishing tournaments on website. “Anglers have a new way to find out about fishing tournaments taking place in Ohio. And with fishing an important part of the Sandusky area’s tourist scene, local hosts for fishing tournaments have a new way to publicize their events. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has announced a new website to publicize and schedule fishing tournaments.”

Ohio Court News: Online Forum to Assist Courts With Technology Questions

This is just for Ohio, of course, but it’s such a good idea that I wanted to index the article. Ohio Court News: Online Forum to Assist Courts With Technology Questions. “The IT Leaders Forum, which has already drawn 180 members, opens an online channel for Ohio’s court technology leaders to communicate directly with each other individually or as a group. Participants can pose questions, post answers, and circulate documents. [Robert] Stuart likens the group to the existing associations that connect court leaders in different roles, such as judges, magistrates, clerks of court, court administrators, and court reporters.”