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2014-08-25 12:30:09

Online public school program embarks on second year specializing in support for struggling students. COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Insight School of Ohio (ISOH), a tuition-free online public school for Ohio students in grades 6 through 12, will begin the 2014-2015 academic year on August 27, 2014. The program will mark the start of its second year providing an individualized approach to learning. ISOH focuses on helping students who are struggling in...

2014-08-25 12:21:53

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a live audio webcast of a presentation by Brian X. Tierney, AEP executive vice president and chief financial officer, at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference Sept. 3 in New York. The presentation is scheduled for 7:45 a.m. EDT and can be accessed through the Internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts. The webcast also will be available after the live event. During the conference, AEP...

2014-08-25 12:21:42

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Potomac Edison crews have replaced or repaired about 1,000 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Potomac Edison expects to spend approximately $2.1 million in 2014 inspecting more than 23,000 of its nearly 400,000 wood poles for signs of wear, insect infestation, or damage from a car accident. A standard 40-foot wooden...

2014-08-25 08:21:06

Mike Castrucci Ford Milford lease specials on select 2014 Ford models CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There are many benefits of leasing a new car in Cincinnati, Ohio, which include lower down payments and less costly monthly payments. The model-year-end lease specials on new 2014 Ford models happening now at Mike Castrucci Ford Milford allow drivers to purchase a new car for substantially less than they could ever imagine. Car shoppers can now drive a new...

2014-08-23 16:20:05

Newest Goodyear Blimp Christened by Robin Roberts AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's (NASDAQ: GT) newest blimp, Wingfoot One, was christened today by Robin Roberts, the award-winning co-anchor of ABC News' "Good Morning America." Wingfoot One officially joins Goodyear's fleet of blimps, ushering in a new era of technologically-advanced airships. Roberts, also a long-time ESPN sportscaster and author, christened the new airship...

2014-08-22 23:09:52

In keeping with the firm’s vision of long-term expansion, Allied Environmental Services, Inc. recently announced the purchase of a new 6-acre facility in Lima, Ohio. Lima, Ohio (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Headquartered in northwest Ohio, Allied Environmental Services, Inc. (Allied), has provided specialized environmental contracting and industrial maintenance services for over 27 years, and has become one of the premier environmental services firms in the Midwest. Allied has seen steady...

2014-08-22 23:08:56

The new Troubled Teens Columbus helpline places young addicts for youth rehab. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Teen substance abuse has long been major issue among young people in Columbus, OH. Unfortunately, most young adults never receive the professional treatment they need. To help make a difference in the community, the new Troubled Teens Columbus helpline was established to provide a valuable resource for adolescents seeking to overcome their drug and alcohol dependencies. By...

2014-08-22 23:08:03

FastFingerprints is adding a new location to the Cleveland, OH area. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 FastFingerprints is adding a new location to the Cleveland, OH area. The office will open Wednesday, August 27, 2014 and is located at 3740 Euclid Ave, Suite 102, Cleveland, OH 44115. With the addition of this new office, that will bring the total to four successful FastFingerprints locations in the Cleveland area. Our new Cleveland-Midtown location will provide live scan...

2014-08-22 23:03:05

Dayton Children’s Hospital broke ground on a historic new, eight-story, 260,000-square-foot patient care tower as part of a $141 million campus renewal. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Dayton Children's Hospital broke ground on a historic new, eight-story, 260,000-square-foot patient care tower as part of a $141 million campus renewal. Renderings of the exterior of the new patient care tower were unveiled to the public. The new patient tower is part of a long-term campus...

2014-08-22 08:21:43

- $2.8 billion sale price includes ownership interest in 11 power plants and Duke Energy Retail Sales CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced Dynegy will buy its non-regulated Midwest Commercial Generation Business for $2.8 billion in cash, which includes ownership interests in 11 power plants and Duke Energy Retail Sales, the company's competitive retail business in Ohio. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "This...


Latest Ohio Reference Libraries

Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis
2014-09-15 16:37:21

The Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis, is a yellowish colored dwarf toad. The females can reach up to 1.1 inches long and the males can reach up to .75 inches long. This ovoviviparous species was described scientifically in the year 1999. It was found only in the spray zone around the Kihansi waterfalls in the southern Udzungwa Mountains located in Tanzania. At about 220,000 square feet, this was the smallest natural distribution known for any vertebrate species, but it was...

Cuyahoga Valley National Park
2013-03-19 14:17:18

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is located in northeast Ohio, between the cities of Cleveland and Akron. The park holds about 20,339 acres of protected land that occurs along the Cuyahoga River. Before the area was established as a national park, the valley became a popular place for 1870s city dwellers to relax on boat rides or carriage rides. The establishment of the park began in 1910 and continued through the 1920’s, during which time the Akron and Cleveland metropolitan parks were...

2012-06-14 12:26:05

Symbol: POOH Group: Moss Family: Polytrichaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   POOH2 Polytrichastrum ohioense (Renauld & Cardot) G.L. Sm. Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Polytrichales Family   Polytrichaceae Genus...

2012-06-15 02:57:45

Symbol: OROH Group: Moss Family: Orthotrichaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Orthotrichales Family   Orthotrichaceae Genus   Orthotrichum Hedw. – orthotrichum moss Species   Orthotrichum...

dome_003_pvp
2012-06-18 03:11:57

Symbol: DOME Group: Dicot Family: Primulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, DC, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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