WILBERFORCE, Ohio (WDTN) - Wilberforce University celebrated Arbor Day Wednesday with a tree planting.
Students and staff planted 50 trees. The trees were supplied by the Arbor Day Foundation.
The campaign celebrates the university's commitment to improving tree care. Wilberforce hopes to be honored with Tree Campus USA status by the foundation.
The trees were planted between the Allen Commons Student Union and the Wolfe Administration Building, along a major campus walkway.
The Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota helped campuses nationwide plant 30,000 trees in 2011 and have invested more than $22-million in campus forest management.
Riverside residents met with the Ohio EPA and Ohio Department of Health after concerns of toxic chemicals could be polluting their homes.
The Darke County Sheriff's Office was busy responding to several weather-related crashes Tuesday night. Deputies say many of the main roads are clear but most of the secondary streets are caked in ice and snow.
2 NEWS has confirmed Deb Piotrowski will leave her position with Xenia Community Schools.
Bobby Smith, 20, of Miami Township was found dead in front of an apartment building in the 1300 block of Camphill Way around 12:15 a.m.
A plan to build a $22-million dollar sports complex next door to the new music center was approved at Tuesday night's Huber Heights City Planning Commission meeting.