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SR 32/SR 132 ramp closures scheduled

Bridge repair on the State Route 32 bridge over Backbone Creek in the village of Batavia, requires closing the on/off ramps from SR 32 to SR 132 beginning Monday, March 28. The ramps will remain closed until approximately June 5. The detour will use SR 132 to SR 222. Arrow boards and/or signs will be [ Read More ]

March for Babies is set to help babies be born healthy

On May 14, 2016 at Miami Meadows Park in Milford, Ohio, families and local business leaders will join together in the Clermont County March for Babies. As the March of Dimes signature event fundraiser, March for Babies supports our mission of improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. [ Read More ]

Health screenings coming to Batavia

Residents living in and around the Batavia, Ohio can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. VFW Post 3954 will host this community event on 4/1/2016. The site is located at 4070 Greenbriar Rd in Batavia. Screenings can check for: • [ Read More ]

Chamber Opera to visit Amelia Library

The Cincinnati Chamber Opera perform some of the most popular and recognizable opera tunes at the Amelia Branch Library March 28. Mark you calendar. If you’ve never attended an opera, visit the library from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Chamber members will answer questions about the life of an opera singer and the music that [ Read More ]

SWCD sale to feature pollinator-friendly plants

Native trees and shrubs not only thrive, they provide wildlife habitat, help control soil erosion and add interest to the landscape. This year, Clermont Soil & Water Conservation District is encouraging planting for pollinators, offering flowering crabapple, redbud, staghorn sumac and common ninebark for our insect friends. Other plants offered include butterfly weed, milkweed and [ Read More ]

Students learn the Rotary Four-Way Test

The Rotary Club of Batavia, Ohio hosted its annual Four-Way Test Speech Contest on March 8. Students from Batavia and Clermont Northeastern High Schools participated in this event that gives young adults an opportunity to develop public speaking skills while researching a subject that is of personal interest to them. All speeches are analyzed by [ Read More ]

Nest box monitors needed at William H. Harsha Lake

Have you ever marveled at the sight of a sky-blue bird that is the sign of happiness? Once very rare in Ohio, eastern bluebirds have made an astonishing comeback thanks to nest boxes placed in fields and meadows. You can learn how to monitor nest boxes at the Bluebirder’s Meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, [ Read More ]

Six must-know facts about colorectal cancer

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, provides the following six must-know facts about colorectal cancer as part of March’s Colon Cancer Awareness Month observance. Cancer is a subject that makes most people squirm – especially when it involves the colon or rectum, but talking [ Read More ]

Work requires SR 222 closure

Culvert replacement requires closing state Route 222 north of state Route 125 for just under two weeks. Beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, March 28, state Route 222 will be closed between state Route 132 and state Route 125. The route will reopen at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Friday, April 1. Northbound state Route 222 traffic [ Read More ]

Park District holds camps

Clermont County Park District’s Spring Break Day Camps on March 28 and March 30 provide wonderful opportunities for children to spend a day exploring nature. The day is full of outdoor adventure, hands-on activities, storytelling, active games and craft projects. Campers are divided into groups of similarly aged children. Kids should dress in layers for [ Read More ]

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