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Girl Scouts celebrate 100th cookie-selling anniversary

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio recently announced the movement-wide celebration of the 100th season of Girl Scouts selling cookies. A century ago, girls started participating in what would evolve into the largest entrepreneurial training program for girls in the world: the Girl Scout Cookie Program®, through which girls learn the essential skills they need to [ Read More ]

Counter-propaganda bill recently signed into law

U.S. Senators Rob Portman and Chris Murphy announced on Dec. 23, 2016 that their Countering Disinformation and Propaganda Act – legislation designed to help American allies counter foreign government propaganda from Russia, China, and other nations – has been signed into law as part of the FY 2017 National Defense Authorization Act Conference Report. The [ Read More ]

Treecycling opportunities offered

If you have a live tree at home for the holidays, be sure you treecycle, advises the Clermont County Office of Environmental Quality (OEQ). “Because live Christmas trees use carbon neutral production, are made locally, and can be easily recycled, they are more eco-friendly than their artificial counterparts, which are often manufactured overseas and don’t [ Read More ]

Funding sought for John Glenn Astronomy Park

Forty miles southeast of Columbus in the secluded and tranquil woods of the Hocking Hills State Park, community members are setting their sights on the sky. Ohio’s Hocking Hills, known for its lack of light pollution and resulting clear night sky views, has always been a mecca for astronomy fanatics. Thus, members of the Friends [ Read More ]

Counseling for children and adolescents opens in Eastgate

Positive Leaps has opened its new Out Patient Counseling Center in Clermont County and is accepting new referrals. This expansion of services of effective mental health services for children and adolescents in the Eastgate area is conveniently located near I-275 and State Route 32. Positive Leaps’ new Eastgate location supplements its flagship location in Liberty [ Read More ]

Online voter registration now available to Ohioans

In the first media announcement of the New Year, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced that the state’s new online voter registration system went live at midnight on Dec. 31, 2016. “Raise a glass of champagne, offer a toast, get online and register to vote,” Secretary Husted said. Ohioans wishing to register to vote [ Read More ]

Aicholtz Connector work causes closure

Work on the Aicholtz Connector will require a closure at the intersection of Old SR74 and Aicholtz Road/Rust Lane beginning Tuesday, January 3, 2017, and continuing through Friday, April, 28, 2017. All residents will have access to Aicholtz Road from Eastgate Boulevard. Midas and Hertz will have a temporary driveway on Old 74. . The [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center holds second annual Alumni Hall of Success

Induction to the Alumni Hall of Success is the highest honor bestowed upon any person who completed a program at Grant Career Center. These individuals have achieved extraordinary accomplishments and/or excellence in their chosen profession. The purpose of the Alumni Hall of Success is to recognize alumni who made significant contributions to Grant Career Center, [ Read More ]

Dance to be held to benefit man battling cancer

WHAT: Dance and Cancer Fundraising Event. WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 from 8 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. WHERE: American Legion Post 450 located at 450 Victor Stier Drive, Milford, OH 45150. RESERVATIONS: Dana Stewart at 513-580-0267. This event is a dance and a fundraiser organized by Dana Stewart to help with medical expenses for her [ Read More ]

Public invited to sing with the Forest-Aires

Fifty-three years of outstanding vocal performances at Christmas and at the spring ENCORE! show have made The Forest-Aires a popular entertainment group around Cincinnati. Membership enrollment is open in September and January. Welcome Coffee: Women interested in joining The Forest-Aires Women’s Chorus are invited to a Welcome Coffee and refreshments for new members January 4, [ Read More ]

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