Students at one local elementary school practiced the gift of giving today as they aimed to make a difference in the lives of others.
Since the beginning of the school year second graders at St. Nicholas elementary worked hard to raise money for coloring books, crayons, and other toys to donate to children in the pediatric unit at Genesis Bethesda hospital.
Students raised a total of $275 by holding a Popsicle and pencil sale at their school.
Looking for something to do this weekend? Well, a soulful jazz concert may spark your interest, as the Ohio University Jazz and Percussion Ensemble will be coming to OUZ on Saturday.
This jazz fest is the first of its kind, but organizers hope it will become an annual event. Assistant Music Professor Bill Christy says the jazz fest is being tied into the university’s “Kennedy Lecture Series,” which includes a special guest who is hip to the jazz scene.
66 million Americans live with arthritis and many are suffering from it here in southeastern Ohio.
Dr. Steve Kimberly treats a lot of patients who are in pain from what’s known as osteo-arthritis.
“Osteoarthritis is the bone at a joint is covered with a later of cartilage and osteoarthritis is simply when that layer of cartilage breaks down and as it breaks down it becomes painful,” says Kimberly.
Kimberly says as far as symptoms go, it may start out as just...