Young indicted over “Gang of Five” texts

Written By: Hunter Ellis, Managing Multimedia Editor Cincinnati City Councilman Wendell Young became the fourth Cincinnati council member to be officially accused of a crime while in office, after being indicted on tampering charges late last week. Thursday morning, Young was indicted by a Grand Jury in Hamilton County on a felony charge of tampering with records. The records Young allegedly tampered with are text messages from a group chat in 2018. This group chat, which included current councilmembers Chris Seelbach, Greg Landsman and Young, as well as former councilmembers P.G. Sittenfeld and Tamaya Dennard, violated Ohio’s Open Meetings Act.  … Continue reading Young indicted over “Gang of Five” texts

Council package to aid senior citizens

By: Alex Hale ~Staff Writer~ Last Wednesday, Cincinnati City Council passed a large package of motions called Golden Cincinnati, all devoted to helping seniors living in Cincinnati. Many of these motions are easy solutions to problems that affect the 12 percent of the Cincinnati community who is over 65 years old. The initiative was sponsored by City Councilmember PG Sittenfeld, who is known best for his work on “Smart Cities” initiatives to advance the city from a technological standpoint. “The truth is that this initiative will benefit all of us. At a personal level. I can say that both of … Continue reading Council package to aid senior citizens