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Salvation Army attempts to close fundraising gap

The Salvation Army in Cincinnati announced today that its 2015 Kettle campaign raised nearly $754,000, which was more than $45,000 short of the $800,000 goal. The results also indicate that approximately $30,000 less was raised in the 2015 campaign as compared to 2014. It is not clear what factors lead to the shortfall. The Kettle [ Read More ]

Mercy Health earns Joint Commission Certification

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its shoulder replacement program, making it one of only two programs within 60 miles to achieve this recognition for program excellence. [ Read More ]

Local resident honored for support of fairs

Fifty-four individuals or organizations were recognized at the 91st Ohio Fair Managers Association annual convention at the Greater Columbus Convention Center for outstanding service to their local fairs. Of this group, six received the Director’s Award for Innovation and Excellence for their progressive ideas and actions to improve and strengthen their fairs. Ohio Department of [ Read More ]

Podiatry practice opens in Amelia

Vaughn Blackburn, DPM has opened a podiatry practice in Amelia. Dr. Blackburn is an Amelia native and lifelong Clermont County resident. He is a graduate of St. Bernadette grade school, McNicholas high school and Hanover College. He earned his medical degree from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland. Dr. Blackburn accomplished a three-year [ Read More ]

Mercy Health provides tips for frostbite prevention

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, wants to keep the community safe and healthy this winter and provides the following eight tips to prevent frostbite injuries. Frostbite occurs when the skin freezes during exposure to cold temperatures. It can cause permanent damage and most [ Read More ]

Commissioner Proud elected to be president of Clermont BCC for 2016

Commissioner Bob Proud was elected president of the Clermont County Board of Commissioners for 2016 at the board’s Jan. 11 reorganization meeting. Commissioner David Uible was elected vice president. Commissioner Proud is serving his seventh and final term as a commissioner. He was first sworn in as commissioner on Jan. 3, 1989, at 30 years [ Read More ]

Cincinnati seeking to fill 35 Medical Assistant positions at January 28 Job Fair in Blue Ash

Mercy Health, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, is seeking 35 Medical Assistants to fill new and open positions at a wide variety of Mercy Health Physician practices located throughout Cincinnati. Mercy Health will hold a Medical Assistant job fair from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, January 28 at [ Read More ]

Duke Energy programs helping to keep families warm this winter

With temperatures dropping in the Cincinnati area, Duke Energy is continuing its 30-year tradition this winter by partnering with employees and customers to lend a hand to those struggling to pay their winter energy bills. Through its HeatShare program in Ohio and WinterCare in Kentucky, Duke Energy works with local agencies in the Duke Energy [ Read More ]

Felicity-Franklin Elementary Honor Roll – Second Quarter of 2015-2016

First Grade: Mrs. Barger’s Class-Bristol Baudendistel, Katelyn Brandenburg, Amiya Delaney, Jaden Dick, Jayden Donathan, William Doyle, Garrett King, Riley Legner, Dalton Massey, Kendra Quirk, Trenton Rohrbacher, Shelby Swader, Caleb Turner Mrs. Simpson’s Class- Addyson Baker, Wyatt Bush, Cheyenne Conley, Levi Eling, Garet Hall, Ronnie Harra, Autumn Hazenfield, Sophia Karl, Ava Maly, Khloie Martin, Kiersten Reynolds, [ Read More ]

Will organic grain production and milling work in Clermont County?

On Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, Catholic Rural Life and the OK River Valley Chapter of OEFFA (Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Ass’n) will sponsor the Ninth Annual Buy Local Foods Seminar. Michelle Ajamian and Brandon Jaeger, of Shagbark Seed and Mill in Athens, Ohio, will give the keynote speech about how they started their very [ Read More ]

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