Entertainer and Cincinnati native Drew Lachey is hosting a competition called CincySings. He tells WNKU’s Steve Hirschberg it’ll be an evening to celebrate the arts and raise awareness for Artswave, the organization that raises money for local arts organizations.
Today, one of Cincinnati's most iconic, family-owned businesses is celebrating its 60th anniversary. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Buddy LaRosa and his son Mark about their mini empire of pizzerias.
The Blind Boys of Alabama will be performing tomorrow night at Greaves Hall on the campus of Northern Kentucky University. WNKU’s Matt Kelley caught up with group spokesman Jimmy Carter to find out more about their sixty-plus years in the industry and what to expect the concert.
Tuesday, March 18, at 6:00 pm in the Portsmouth Public Library, the organization called Main Street Portsmouth will hold a public meeting to talk about the city's entry into the America in Bloom program. Executive Director Sarah Surina hopes to garner suggestions and get volunteers to sign up for the beautification effort. She talked with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg.
Cincy Nation will be hosting its inaugural “Dog Run” on March 29th at the Voice of America Park in Westchester. Organizer Jeff McMahon says the event will benefit ten local charities, and give people an opportunity to spend some quality time with their canine companions. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Mr. McMahon why they decided to present a 5K run that includes dogs. (get more information at www.cincynationrun.com )
About a hundred Kentucky education professionals are attending a workshop today in Lexington. They're working with the state's social services agency to learn how to keep children safer. Teresa James, Commissioner of the Department of Community-Based Services in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg the problem of abused and neglected children is a serious one in Kentucky.
Dayton is one of 14 cities nationwide that have been selected to partner with the U.S. Department of Education and the National League of Cities to work with residents on education reform in their community. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Mayor Nan Whaley why Dayton was chosen to participate in the program. (get more information at www.daytonohio.gov )
“Let’s Get Lost”, is the title of the new CD by Cincinnati based , Shoot Out the Lights.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson talked with a few members of the band and got a preview of the new record . The release party is happening Friday, March 14th at Northside Tavern in Cincinnati's Northside neighborhood