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Community blood drive to be held at the Batavia YMCA

Clermont YMCA has partnered with Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati to host a Community Blood Drive from 1 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 22. The Hoxworth Donor Bus will be parked on YMCA’s lot, located at 2075 Front Wheel Dr., in Batavia. All donors will receive a one-day pass to Clermont County YMCA. To [ Read More ]

Auditions for Old West Festival to be held July 19

Old West Festival organizers will host a casting call for the 2014 Old West Festival on Saturday, July 19, 2014 from Noon – 2pm. Auditions will take place at the Clermont County Library’s Union Township Branch located at 4450 Glen Este-Withamsville Road. Organizers are seeking all ages, both male and female, to fill a selection [ Read More ]

Wenstrup to hold help desk hours in Union Twp

On Friday, July 18th, from 9 – 10 a.m. U.S. Representative Brad Wenstrup’s Traveling Help Desk will be held at the Union Township Center, located at 4350 Aicholtz Road in Cincinnati. The Traveling Help Desk is a monthly invitation for constituents to meet one-on-one with a member of Representative Wenstrup’s staff. These meetings are a [ Read More ]

Lanter graduates from St. John’s School of Law

Eric Joseph Lanter graduated with a Juris Doctorate degree from St. John’s School of Law on June 1, 2014. The hooding ceremony was held in Carnesecca Arena on the campus of St. John’s University in Queens, New York City. Eric is the son of David and the late Carla (Bonert) Lanter and step-son of Sue [ Read More ]

Field verification project will make 911 response more accurate

Clermont County’s 911 system is only as good as the accuracy of information stored in its database. A recently completed project that entailed teams driving every road in Clermont County and inputting every data point from street name to address to yield and stop signs to hydrant and railroad crossing locations will make it easier [ Read More ]

Child gun safety class to be held

The Union Township Police Department will host a Gun Safety Class for children from ages six through 13 from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 19, in the training room at the Police Department, 4312 Glen Este-Withamsville Road. The class will be approximately two to three hours long and will cover topics including the safe [ Read More ]

CR Tours celebrates 10 years in business

CR Tours and Travel of Georgetown is celebrating its Tenth Anniversary. The company is owned by Candace Farst and is managed by Doug Farst. CR Tours and Travel opened June 1, 2004. An open house will be held from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday July 26. There will be refreshments, door prizes and travel [ Read More ]

Provide habitat for plant pollinators

The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Pollinator Habitat practice, known as CP42, establishes vital habitat for many wildlife species, including pollinators, and keeps fields awash in color throughout the growing season. Ohioans are now able to sign up for the CP42 practice with the reopening of CRP enrollment. • CRP is administered by the USDA Farm [ Read More ]

Dave Hawkins remembered for his service to schools

Dave Hawkins, 62, died Thursday, July 10, after a long battle with cancer. Hawkins is being remembered for his many years of dedicated service to the New Richmond Exempted Village School District which included 22 years as a member of the Board of Education and nearly 30 years of volunteer work. “His positive impact on [ Read More ]

Brown announces federal money for Goshen Fire/EMS

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown has announced that Goshen Township Fire and EMS has been awarded $897,785 for Operations and Safety by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance to Firefighters Grants program. “Firefighters and first responders keep our communities safe in times of crisis,” Brown said. “These new federal resources will [ Read More ]


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