According to a Minute Entry and Notation Order by Judge Timothy M. Black, former Wheelersburg pain clinic operator Margaret “Margy” Temponeras is scheduled to go on trial in U.S. District Court in Cincinnati April 3, 2017. The document also says her father, John Temponeras and pharmacist Raymond Fankell are scheduled to go on trial at the same time, and the Order does not specify the charges. READ MORE.
An Ohio man who boasted he earned as much money as Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, worked for a company in Pittsburgh and regularly talked with presidential candidate Donald Trump pleaded guilty Monday in Columbus federal court to mail fraud and money laundering. READ MORE.
Matthew J. Hoyo rubbed shoulders with Donald Trump; flew to Macau, China, to negotiate the construction of a casino; and advised legendary hedge-fund billionaire Stanley Druckenmiller. He worked at the Goldman Sachs international investment-banking firm, lived in a Manhattan apartment next to Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly and commanded a $325,000 hourly fee. The resume of a financial genius? Perhaps, if every claim wasn’t a lie. READ MORE.
Since premiering on Broadway in 1950, Guys and Dolls, the adaptation by Frank Loesser (music and lyrics) and Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling (book) of Damon Runyon’s witty world-askew stories has been a perennial crowd-pleaser with multiple revivals on Broadway and the West End and I’d wager there’s never a day someone in the US isn’t performing this catchy, infectious show. Gallery Players’ new production, directed by Mark Mann, opened last weekend at the JCC. READ MORE.
CATCO, in a rare union of their adult (CATCO Is Theatre) and children’s (CATCO Is Kids) programs, opened a winsome, charming production of Peter and the Starcatcher last weekend. READ MORE.
Michael Dodds was good at deleting student records for Columbus City Schools, and the district in turn was good to Dodds, promoting him from principal to a Downtown executive in charge of 26 schools. But that symbiotic relationship came back to haunt Dodds on Thursday, when a Franklin County deputy led him away from a courtroom to begin serving a 14-day jail term on three felony counts for tampering with student data to make the district look better. Dodds will serve 16 months of probation after his release. READ MORE.