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Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

Nearly 13% Of Ohioans Received Unemployment Assistance At Some Point This Year

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau)– More than 1.5 million Ohioans – nearly 13 percent of the state’s population – have received some sort of unemployment assistance since the pandemic began last spring. And some of those people could still be receiving benefits. Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Director Kim Hall says 853,000 Ohioans have… Read More

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Scioto Co. Commissioner Dies After COVID-19 Hospitalization

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOUB) — Scioto County Commissioner Mike Crabtree has died from COVID-19 after being hospitalized last week. A post on the commission’s Facebook page confirmed the news about the 71-year-old on Wednesday. “It is with a broken heart and profound regret that we announce the passing of our dear friend Scioto County Commissioner Mike… Read More

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NPR’s 8th Book Concierge Is The Largest Yet


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NPR’s Book Concierge returns in 2020 with 380+ new titles recommended by more than 130 NPR staffers and critics. Annual Interactive Collection of the Year’s Best Reads Available Now at https://apps.npr.org/best-books   For everyone hunkered down at home, the NPR Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever. This year’s batch of titles is the… Read More

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Athens County Confirms 41 COVID-19 Cases For December 2

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 2,170 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 41 cases were confirmed Wednesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on December 2. Analysis of ODH data indicates 11 involved people aged 20-29, seven involved people aged 60-69, six involved people… Read More