"Highland Heights, Ky." – May 25th is National Missing Children's Day. It is a time parents are urged to take special precautions to protect and educate their kids. The Durr branch of the Kenton County Public Library is holding a Safety Fair today at five-thirty to help families stay safe. Spokesperson Gina Holt gave WNKU's Matt Kelley a run-down of the events they have planned...(get more information at www.kentonlibrary.org )
" Highland Heights, Ky." – We all know that there are certain tasks we should perform to keep our computers operating smoothly. But many users don't even install updates when they're available. NKU IT specialist Sean Crosley says it only takes a few minutes a week to keep your computer running up to its potential. Crosley stopped by the WNKU studios to talk to Matt Kelley about the most common things we overlook
Cincinnati, Ohio – Cincinnati's Northside neighborhood will be the home for a new art gallery being constructed from shipping containers. Two local artists, Chris Hoeting and Jonathon Sears founded Par-projects to provide the area with a gallery and education center, and they wanted a permanent, "green" way to do it. WNKU's Matt Kelley asked Hoeting where they got the idea. (get more information at www.parprojects.com or www.theroadtorefresh.com to follow the blog and vote)
Highland Heights Ky. – Business Wise for the week of May 9th to the 13th has Dave Holthaus on P&G's global strategy,Tom Cooney & Crystal Faulkner on employees vs. independent contractors and determinig the value of your business,Trent Germano on the Banks project,Craig Ferrall on what homeowners insurance should include, Paul Heagen on his book The Groove Project and Mary Hurlburt on credit scores and how to improve them.
"Highland Heights, Ky." – Registration is still open for the sixth annual Greater Cincinnati Harmony Festival. People between the ages of 13 and 18 who love to sing and are interested have until May 25th to register. The event runs June 22 through 25th. Festival spokesperson Fran Furtner says four-part barbershop harmony can be applied to almost any kind of music. WNKU's Matt Kelley asked Furtner what makes this camp special.(get more information at www.harmonyfestival.org )
"Fort Wright, Ky." – If you're an Indiana Jones fan, and always wanted to try your hand at digging up artifacts you'll have a chance to do just that this weekend. The James A. Ramage Civil War Museum in Fort Wright is sponsoring a public archeology dig at Battery Hooper in conjunction with their basement book sale and autograph session with author Don Tolzman. Museum vice president Jeanine Kreinbrink explained how the event works to WNKU's Matt Kelley (email@example.com for details/reservations)
"Cincinnati, Ohio" – Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Cincinnati will remain open as the company emerges from bankruptcy. CEO Mark Wilson says it's a new beginning for the company. WNKU's Matt Kelley asked Wilson how the local staple might change under reorganization. ( get details on upcoming events at www.josephbeth.com ).
Cincinnati,OH – Marcia Ball is an award winning piano player, singer-songwriter. She's recognized around the world as a one-of-a-kind favorite for her New Orleans boogie and her Gulf Coast Blues. Roadside Attractions is her 15th solo album. WNKU's Cheri Lawson asked Marcia how this album compares with her other work.
Highland Heights Ky. – Business Wise for week of May 2th to May 6th has Elizabeth Edwards on entrepreneurship in our region,Tom Cooney and Crystal Faulkner on tax audits and notice from I.R.S.,Dr. O'Dell Owens on importance of Cincinnati State in our region, Paul Haegen on using storytelling in business coaching, and Jamie Smith on his biggest stories of 2011.