A few cicadas may be popping up here and there in Greater Cincinnati, but the mass emergence of Brood X probably won't happen until the next rain, says Professor Gene Kritsky of the College of Mount St. Joseph.
On Sunday, Kritsky found holes from which about a dozen adult cicadas had emerged the previous night at one of the 15 sites he monitors. Cicadas begin to leave the ground when soil temperatures reach 64 degrees; the average temperature Sunday morning at the sites was 63.4 degrees.
The last three brood emergences - in 2000, 1991 and 1987 - all followed a day of rain.
Search narrows to final candidates
GLENDALE - Princeton City School District has announced the two finalists for the job of superintendent. They are Aaron Mackey, associate superintendent of the Princeton schools, and David Macali, superintendent of Ashland (Ohio) City Schools. The new superintendent will replace Don Darby, who is retiring at the end of this school year after 35 years with the district. The second phase of the interview process begins May 19. The board hopes to hire a new superintendent by the end of May.
Human Relations award to Otto
Charlotte Otto, global external affairs officer for Procter & Gamble, will receive the 2004 Human Relations Award of the Cincinnati Chapter of American Jewish Committee at a reception and dinner starting at 6 p.m. May 17 at the Hilton downtown. Otto is involved in leadership roles in the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority, Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, 3CDC and Downtown Cincinnati Inc. She also has headed the board of Playhouse in the Park, and served on numerous civic boards.
Beginning Tuesday, crews will be striping the northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 75 between Glendale-Milford Road and I-74, and the portion of I-71 between Kennedy Avenue and Ridgewood Road. Lane closures will occur Mondays-Thursdays from 10 p.m.-5:30 a.m. through May 28.
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