History/Tourism, Powell/Lewis Center

Retiring Police Chief To Speak At Powell Liberty Historical Society

3 Apr , 2019  

Powell Police Chief Gary Vest is retiring after 23 years of service to the Powell Police Department. He will reflect on the past two decades and share highlights during the next Powell Liberty Historical Society program at 7 PM on Monday, April 8 in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 47 Hall Street. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Nationally-Known Comedian To Headline Bishop Bash

16 Mar , 2019  

Thinking of doing anything other than attending Ohio Wesleyan University’s Bishop Bash on March 30? Cut it out!

Comedian Dave Coulier, best known as “Uncle Joey” from the ABC television series “Full House,” will perform at OWU’s Bishop Bash 2019. The performance will take place at 7 PM March 30 in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Actor And Filmmaker To Present Documentary

20 Jan , 2019  

Five black and Latino teenagers were convicted of the 1989 rape and beating of a white jogger in New York City’s Central Park and then spent between six and 13 years in prison before a serial rapist confessed that he alone had committed the near-fatal crime.

How could this happen?

Author and filmmaker Sarah Burns will screen and discuss “The Central Park Five” – the award-winning documentary she co-directed with her father, Ken Burns, and husband, David McMahon – about the shocking crime and its tragic aftermath. The film is based on her book, “The Central Park Five: The Untold Story Behind One of New York City’s Most Infamous Crimes.” More…

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