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New Richmond visual art teacher honored

New Richmond Elementary School visual arts teacher Amy Cholkas has received the Circa Recognition Award from the Ohio Art Education Association and inducted into the OAEA Circa Honor Society at the association’s annual conference in Dayton in November. The OAEA Circa Society honors OAEA educators who have shown long term service and professional dedication to [ Read More ]

Health Fair to be held Jan. 14

A coalition of Clermont County agencies will sponsor the Southern Clermont County Health Fair Saturday, Jan. 14 at the Felicity Methodist Church, located at 421 Walnut Street in Felicity. The event runs from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Health screenings will be offered, including lead testing, BMI, dental screening, blood pressure checks, glucose testing, flu shots, [ Read More ]

Program promotes farmers markets

The Catholic Rural Life Conference and the OK River Valley Chapter of the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association will sponsor their Fifth Annual Buy Local Foods Seminar Sunday, Jan. 29. Mary Hutten will give the keynote speech about the formation of farmers’ markets, and that will be followed up by sessions about the ingredients [ Read More ]

Clermont residents offered free help to kick the smoking habit

If you made a New Year’s resolution to quit smoking in 2012, some free help is available. Adults 18 and older who are currently smoking on a daily basis and live in Clermont County can now participate in the OSU Quit Smoking Project, a research partnership between the Ohio State University College of Public Health [ Read More ]

Rock and Roast supports Clermont Hike/Bike Trail

Construction on phase II of the Williamsburg-Batavia Hike/Bike Trail is expected to begin this summer. When completed, the 13-mile trail will connect the villages of Williamsburg and Batavia, passing East Fork State Park. “What’s really unique about this trail is that it uses old and existing roadways and is a collaborative effort among the villages, [ Read More ]

‘Farmers Share Breakfast’ to be held Jan. 28

Clermont County residents are invited to attend a “Farmers Share Breakfast” presented by Clermont County Farm Bureau and supported by local businesses and friends of agriculture. This event will be held Saturday, Jan. 28 in the Blue Ribbon Cafe on the Clermont County Fairgrounds in Owensville. Serving will be from 8 – 11 a.m. The [ Read More ]

Scouts sing at nursing home

Local Girl Scouts and Brownies sang Christmas carols for residents at the Batavia Nursing Home Saturday, December 10.

Christmas musical presented at Hill Intermediate School

Students at Bethel-Tate’s Hill Intermediate School presented their holiday program, North Pole Musical, Friday, Dec. 16. The program presented a delightful holiday tale, told through musical numbers which highlighted the students’ many talents.

High school a cappella singing group Ear Candy delivers what it promises

Ear Candy, the first-year, 11-member a cappella group at Clermont Northeastern High School, loves to perform and all that hard work is getting them a lot of attention. “This week alone we have six bookings,” said CNE music director Jacki Schneider, who launched the group when she began teaching at the school this year. “We [ Read More ]

Students donate to Yellow Ribbon Center

Second grade students at New Richmond’s Monroe Elementary have continued a class tradition of giving up their traditional holiday gift exchange parties in favor of making donations to worthy causes. This year, students in the classes of teachers Staci Heiden, Jennifer Huelsmann and Melanie Shoemaker collected reading and entertainment items, snacks and health and beauty [ Read More ]


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