Columbus or Franklin County related news.

Central Ohio above average for tech salaries

Central Ohio was among the top metropolitan areas with the highest salaries for technology workers last year. The region ranks No. 26 among 100 metro areas with the average salary of $89,085 for tech workers in 2018, a 1.1 percent increase from 2017, according to Business.org. "Columbus is Ohio's top city for tech workers — [...]

By | 2019-06-21T11:47:56+00:00 Monday, June 24, 2019|

Northeast city spa first to offer infrared light therapy

Situated in northeast Columbus tucked between Gahanna and New Albany, Thrive Massage & Wellness has the distinction of introducing central Ohio to the effects of infrared light therapy. The full service spa offers a complete line of therapeutic massage and wellness extras in addition to the new light therapy. Thrive describes infrared light therapy as [...]

By | 2019-06-21T11:47:09+00:00 Monday, June 24, 2019|

Columbus renters leasing in September pay more

Renters in central Ohio may want avoid signing a new lease in September, according to a recent study. “The rental market in Columbus doesn’t peak until September, but renters in Columbus pay the highest seasonal premium,” stated HotPads, a rental search platform, in a release. “The median asking rent in Columbus is 7 percent higher [...]

By | 2019-06-24T10:06:25+00:00 Friday, June 21, 2019|

2 Columbus sites make endangered list

A pair of Columbus’ landmarks made Preservation Ohio’s annual list of most endangered sites in the Buckeye State. The structure known as the Macon Hotel and Lounge at 366 N. 20th St. and the Hayden Mausoleum in Green Lawn Cemetery were among 13 historic structures on the list, which is updated annually. Located in the [...]

By | 2019-06-24T10:08:24+00:00 Friday, June 21, 2019|

Suite rentals help Salon Lofts grow business

Since its founding in 2003, Salon Lofts continues to thrive with help from its customers. That’s not referring to the more than 126,000 patrons who cross the threshold of one of its 130 stores each month. Instead it’s the 3,400 beauty professionals who rent out loft space that have contributed the company’s success. Salon Lofts [...]

By | 2019-06-24T10:14:32+00:00 Friday, June 21, 2019|

Franklin probate judge recognized by peers for judicial excellence

Franklin County Probate Judge Robert G. Montgomery was recognized with the Award of Judicial Excellence by his colleagues at the Ohio Association of Probate Judges 2019 Summer Conference last week in Sandusky. The association, which comprises the state’s 88 county probate courts, honored Montgomery for his significant efforts in reforming Ohio’s adult guardianship system, his [...]

By | 2019-06-24T10:15:05+00:00 Friday, June 21, 2019|

Forbes: Nationwide hospital, insurance among state’s top employers

Two central Ohio employers were named among the top 10 in the state by Forbes Magazine. Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Nationwide Mutual Insurance took the second and fourth spots, respectively, in Forbes’ “America’s Best Employers By State” ranking. The Ohio rankings featured 73 employers overall, with several other local employers ranking high. The Ohio State [...]

By | 2019-06-21T09:39:09+00:00 Thursday, June 20, 2019|

Wexner Center to study anti-fall smart socks

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center will study a “smart sock” technology to help prevent patient falls. The Center launched an Institutional Review Board-approved evaluation of “Palarum Patient is Up,” or Palarum PUP, smart socks. Some in-patients on the three floors of the Center’s Brain and Spine Hospital that are at high-risk of falling [...]

By | 2019-06-21T09:44:37+00:00 Wednesday, June 19, 2019|

Women’s Outdoor Adventures Weekend to feature education and skill-building courses for participants

The sixth annual Ohio Women’s Outdoor Adventures weekend is set to kick off Sept. 13 and run through the entire weekend at Mohican State Park, officials at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources announced last week. Hosted by divisions of Parks and Watercraft and Wildlife, the annual event blends boating, fishing and outdoor skills with [...]

By | 2019-06-21T09:45:41+00:00 Wednesday, June 19, 2019|