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.”

‘Ohio: A State of Dance’ profiles pioneers of dance in the buckeye state (WOUB)

New-to-me, from WOUB: ‘Ohio: A State of Dance’ profiles pioneers of dance in the buckeye state. “Since 2016, OhioDance has been documenting and contextualizing the rich history and contemporary presence of dance throughout the state with their Virtual Dance Collection. The Virtual Dance Collection is an interactive, online museum of sorts – featuring profiles of the various prominent movers and shakers in the field of dance in Ohio.”

Butler County Sheriff issues COVID-19 concerns: ‘My attitude has changed immensely’ (WLWT)

WLWT (Ohio): Butler County Sheriff issues COVID-19 concerns: ‘My attitude has changed immensely’. “In a recent Facebook live, Sheriff Richard Jones said as cases rise, people can’t let COVID-19 fatigue get the best of them. He said it’s important to wash your hands often, stay away from large crowds and do your part to stop the spread. ‘I know we all have fatigue, but we have to get through this and right now in Butler County, it’s off the hook. My attitude has changed immensely. I’ve had three employees in the sheriff’s office in the last few months die of COVID,’ Jones said.”

Canton Repository: As COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations, Ohio hospital leaders say situation is worsening outside northern Ohio

Canton Repository: As COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations, Ohio hospital leaders say situation is worsening outside northern Ohio. “Ohio has broken its daily COVID-19 hospitalization record for nine days straight. As of Thursday, there were 6,540 Ohioans with the virus being treated in Ohio hospitals. The Buckeye State over the past two weeks is also seeing a rise in COVID-19 deaths. According to New York Times data, Ohio is only second in the nation after Wyoming in deaths per capita, at 1.09 deaths per 100,000 people.”

Canton Repository: Stark coroner enlists second cold-storage trailer as morgue contends with record caseload

Canton Repository (Ohio): Stark coroner enlists second cold-storage trailer as morgue contends with record caseload. “A second cold-storage trailer is now parked outside the Stark County Coroner’s office, joining another already in place to help the morgue contend with more bodies than their current facility can handle. The second trailer, borrowed from Columbiana County, will add an additional 20 spaces, on top of the first trailer’s 12 and the facility’s eight refrigerators and four freezers.”

WKSU: Ohio hospitals ask schools to keep or bring back mask mandates to help with soaring COVID numbers

WKSU: Ohio hospitals ask schools to keep or bring back mask mandates to help with soaring COVID numbers. “The state hit a record for COVID hospitalizations yesterday, and medical professionals are now battling the fast-spreading omicron variant while still dealing with the delta variant. So Ohio’s major hospital systems are asking school superintendents, administrators and board members to impose mask mandates for kids coming back to class next week.”