Nathaniel Shuda, The Columbus Dispatch

Nathaniel Shuda

The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Nathaniel:

Over 163,000 Franklin County food stamp recipients will lose $10M in COVID benefits in March

More than 163,000 Franklin County residents will lose a collective $10 million in food stamp benefits in March, when emergency benefits end. → Read More

Franklin County commissioners may extend $225,000 in contracts for former pathologists

Franklin County commissioners will consider extending contracts with three ex-pathologists totaling $225K for legal depositions and court testimony. → Read More

Low-income housing projects on Columbus' Southeast Side, Bexley get $640,000 in grants

Two affordable rental housing projects, Fieldstone Cottages on Columbus' Southeast Side and Bexley Apartments, will get $640,000 in federal grants. → Read More

Franklin County administrator retires, will resume duties Feb 1 at current salary

Franklin County commissioners let Administrator Kenneth Wilson retire but will hire him back in February. Deputy Kris Long will serve in the interim. → Read More

Trinity Episcopal Church launches fundraiser for displaced Latitude Five25 residents

Trinity Episcopal Church on Capitol Square in Columbus launched a fundraiser to benefit displaced residents of the Latitude Five25 apartment towers. → Read More

Remaining Latitude Five25 residents to relocate after Near East Side towers deemed unsafe

The remaining residents of Latitude Five25 apartment towers on Columbus' Near East Side started relocating after officials deemed the buildings unsafe. → Read More

Genealogy 101: 4 things to know about starting to research your family tree

Dispatch county government reporter and amateur genealogist Nathaniel Shuda offers tips and hints to those looking to dig into their own family trees. → Read More

AEP Ohio asks customers to conserve electricity amid extreme cold

AEP Ohio and PJM interconnect are encouraging customers to conserve electricity until 10 a.m. Sunday to ensure an adequate power supply. → Read More

3 things to know about winter plowing, snow emergencies in Columbus and Franklin County

Here are three things you need to know about winter plowing procedures and snow emergencies in Columbus and Franklin County during the winter. → Read More

Seven of the top spots for sledding, tubing, skiing, more winter fun in the Columbus area

From "bunny hills" to difficult drops, the Columbus area offers a variety of places to sled, ski and tube. Here are seven of the most popular. → Read More

Country singer Morgan Wallen to play Ohio Stadium for 'One Night At A Time' tour on Aug. 12

Country music star Morgan Wallen will play Aug. 12 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus as part of his "One Night At A Time Tour," the singer announced. → Read More

Franklin County commissioners approve new animal-control case-management system

Franklin County commissioners approved a $109,500 contract with Pethealth Services (USA) Inc. for new case-management software for animal control. → Read More

Franklin County names Dr. Andrea McCollom acting coroner; Democrats to choose successor

Franklin County commissioners named Dr. Andrea McCollom acting coroner after Dr. Anahi Ortiz retired. McCollom previously worked in Cuyahoga County. → Read More

6 things you need to know about Franklin County's proposed 2023 budget

Franklin County commissioners will begin holding public hearings this week to review the 2023 budget proposal. Here are six things you need to know. → Read More

Franklin County commissioner, auditor win reelection against GOP challengers

Franklin County Commissioner Erica Crawley and county Auditor Michael Stinziano won reelection over GOP challengers, based on unofficial results. → Read More

Developer seeks $850K from Franklin County for more affordable housing in Merion Village

Woda Cooper Cos. Inc. is seeking $850,000 from Franklin County's Magnet Fund for a 46-unit affordable apartments in Columbus' Merion Village. → Read More

Ohio House candidate cites 'error' in not reporting $1.3M owed in 2011 fraud lawsuit

Ohio House candidate Dave Dobos apologized for not reporting $1.3 million a Delaware County judge ordered him to pay business partners in a 2011 lawsuit. → Read More

Franklin County Commissioner Erica Crawley faces GOP challenger Luis Gil

Incumbent Franklin County Commissioner Erica Crawley, a Democrat, faces Republican challenger Luis Gil in the Nov. 8 general election. → Read More

Franklin County Auditor Michael Stinziano's reelection bid opposed by GOP's Jarrod Golden

Incumbent Franklin County Auditor Michael Stinziano, a Democrat, is challenged by Republican Jarrod Golden in the general election. → Read More

Franklin County to study Coroner's Office efficiency, effectiveness amid pathologist shortage

Franklin County has hired Las Vegas-based Forensic Pathology Services to study the efficiency, effectiveness and transparency of the Coroner's Office. → Read More