Oakley construction to halt for Christmas shopping

By Sheila Gray – bio | email

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Business owners around Oakley Square are breathing a sigh of relief.  City council member Leslie Ghiz says construction will halt for the Christmas shopping season.

Work will be mostly idled starting Nov. 1.

Ghiz says not only was she concerned about businesses taking a monetary hit, she was concerned about the safety of children and families.  Ghiz has a two year old son named George.

Business owners like John Hutton of Blue Manatee says the temporary construction halt will help bring back customers to his popular book store.

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