Tuesday, June 18 2013 8:30 AM EDT2013-06-18 12:30:38 GMT
It happened around 2:30 this morning at the kangaroo express on south kentucky. You can see a heavy police presence at the scene. Officers say a white male in his late 20's, early 30's walked into theMore >>
Officers say the suspect walked into the gas station, implied he a weapon and demanded cash.More >>
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for an attack in Afghanistan that killed four U.S. troops just hours after the insurgent group announced it would hold talks with the Americans on finding a political solution...More >>
The Afghan president on Wednesday suspended talks with the United States on a new security deal to protest the way his government was being left out of initial peace negotiations with the Taliban meant to find ways to end...More >>
Republican lawmakers have a message for those who want the party to soften its emphasis on social conservatism in hopes of reaching a wider national audience: "Not so fast."More >>
Republican lawmakers have a message for those who want the party to soften its emphasis on social conservatism in hopes of reaching a wider national audience: Not so fast.More >>
COLUMBUS, OH (Toledo News Now) – On Monday, the State Controlling Board approved more than $1.2 million in funding from the Ohio Housing Trust Fund for community development to benefit entrepreneurship and housing assistance programs.
The Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio received $345,000, the Ohio CDC Association received $295,000 and the Microenterprise Business Development Program received $595,500. The Ohio Housing Trust Fund is administered by the Ohio Development Services Agency's Office of Community Development.
"Strengthening Ohio's communities and their residents is part of our mission, and we are committed to supporting stakeholder partnerships as we strive to accomplish this goal," said Christiane Schmenk, director of the Ohio Development Services Agency. "The organizations and programs supported today will not only create jobs, but also provide Ohioans the resources they need to improve their lives."
The COHHIO received $345,000 from the Ohio Housing Trust Fund Discretionary Grant Program to support the Preserving Ohio's Affordable Housing Project, the Youth Empowerment Program, as well as training and technical assistance.
The COHHIO will:
-Conduct tenant outreach to at-risk residents
-Conduct rental rights/fair housing workshops
-Provide outreach to 325 homeless youth ages 18 to 21
-Develop new programming to address the needs of the homeless youth population.
The Microenterprise Business Development Program received $595,500 from the Ohio Housing Trust Fund to support 10 local nonprofits in the development of Microenterprises through business training and counseling, mentoring and business loans. A Microenterprise is a for-profit business with five or fewer employees, one of which is the owner.
The nonprofits receiving awards are:
Appalachian Center for Economic Networks (Athens County)
Adams-Brown Center for Economic Opportunities, Inc. (Brown County)
Community Action Agency of Columbiana County (Columbiana County)
Economic and Community Development Institute (Franklin County)
Increase Community Development Corporation (Franklin County)
Southern Perry Incubation Center for Entrepreneurs (Perry County)
Community Action Committee of Pike County, Inc. (Pike County)
Vinton County Economic Development Board (Vinton County)
The OCDCA received $295,000 from the Ohio Housing Trust Fund's Training and Technical Assistance Grant Program to provide affordable housing and community economic development training programs, as well as continue the Volunteers in Service to America program.
The Ohio Housing Trust Fund provides affordable housing opportunities, expands housing services and improves housing conditions for low-income Ohioans and families. The Fund supports a wide range of housing activities, including housing development, emergency home repair, handicapped accessibility modifications and services related to housing and homelessness.
The Ohio Development Services Agency works with partners across business, government, academia and the nonprofit sector to build strong communities that support job creation. Development provides financial, informational and technical assistance to those making an investment in Ohio, ensuring a vibrant economic future for all Ohioans.
The Office of Community Development, located within the Ohio Development Services Agency's Community Services Division, provides financial and technical assistance to units of local government and nonprofit organizations in Ohio for project activities that benefit low- and moderate-income citizens.
Tuesday, June 18 2013 3:35 PM EDT2013-06-18 19:35:49 GMT
A dog battling cancer managed to hang on long enough to see her owner return from a deployment overseas. According to Jennifer Ralston's YouTube channel, Kermie, an 11-year-old beagle-lab-chow mix, wasMore >>
Kermie, an 11-year-old beagle-lab-chow mix, was diagnosed with oral melanoma just a month after her owner, Eric, was deployed overseas.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 8:38 AM EDT2013-06-18 12:38:30 GMT
In a beautiful home tucked away in the woods of Lexington County, Crystal and Craig Hewitt appear to be living a fairy tale life. But their story, and why two swing sets swing empty in the summer wind,More >>
In a beautiful home tucked away in the woods of Lexington County, Crystal and Craig Hewitt appear to be living a fairy tale life.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 10:54 PM EDT2013-06-19 02:54:15 GMT
A new Subway opening along Highway 41 and Morgan Avenue in Evansville treated dozens of customers to a free sandwich Tuesday evening. It was their way of welcoming folks to the new location. "It'sMore >>
A new Subway opening along Highway 41 and Morgan Avenue in Evansville treated dozens of customers to a free sandwich Tuesday evening.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 9:21 PM EDT2013-06-19 01:21:05 GMT
Monday night's accident in on Interstate 64 in Gibson County claimed the life of a young girl and injured several of her family members. Fort Branch General Baptist Church Pastor Steve Akins has beenMore >>
The family's pastor has been at the hospital with the family since the accident Monday night. He tells 14 News the physical scars left by this accident are only the beginning of a long, very traumatic recovery.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 9:23 AM EDT2013-06-18 13:23:30 GMT
A 5-year-old girl set up a lemonade stand across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound, and now the group is targeting her. Jayden Sink raised nearly $200 on Friday while she sold lemonadeMore >>
A 5-year-old girl set up a lemonade stand across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound, and now the group is targeting her.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:44 PM EDT2013-06-18 16:44:56 GMT
SHELBYVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A teenage girl found dead in a Shelby County creek Monday morning has been identified.Deputy coroner Jeff Ivers said Jackleen Lane, 15, of Bagdad, KY drowned. She was last seenMore >>
How Jackleen Lane, 15, ended up in the creek has not been determined.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 3:35 PM EDT2013-06-18 19:35:01 GMT
SAND CREEK TOWNSHIP, IN (WAVE) – A 12-year-old Jennings County boy was accidentally shot in the head by his 16-year-old brother late Monday night while handling firearms in their home, according to theMore >>
Investigators said the 16-year-old had been handling a .22 caliber rifle when it discharged while the rest of the family was asleep.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 10:45 PM EDT2013-06-19 02:45:09 GMT
A traffic alert for drivers in Spencer County. Officials tells us that an overturned semi has traffic down to one lane on eastbound I-64 at the Dale, IN exit. There's no word as of now on injuries. CrewsMore >>
Around 4:00 p.m., an overturned semi caused traffic delays in the eastbound lanes that lasted for a few hours while crews cleared the site. More >>
Monday, June 17 2013 6:39 PM EDT2013-06-17 22:39:20 GMT
A lawsuit claims billionaire hardware kingpin John Menard pressured the wife of a business partner to have sex with Menard and his wife and retaliated with firings and lawsuits when she turned him down. Menard'sMore >>
Menard's attorney says Menard categorically denies the claims by Tomisue Hilbert.More >>
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