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SR 222 closure scheduled

Work to accommodate culvert work will require a three-day closure of state Route 222 next week. State Route 222 will be closed between Chapel Road and Elklick Road, beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, Dec. 28 and continuing through 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30. The detour is westbound state Route 125 to northbound state Route 132 [ Read More ]

Annual Rock and Roast Bike Trail Fundraiser set for Jan. 23

The Williamsburg to Batavia Hike/Bike Trail committee is hosting the third annual Rock and Roast fundraiser on Saturday Jan. 23. The event will take place from 6–9 p.m. at Williamsburg High School, located at 500 S. 5th Street, Williamsburg, OH 45176. “The hike/bike trail began as a way to connect the villages of Batavia and [ Read More ]

Braun reappointed to library board

Miami Township resident Joe Braun was sworn in Dec. 14 as a member of the Clermont County Public Library Board of Trustees. He recently was reappointed by the Clermont County Court of Common Pleas judges. Braun currently serves as president of the library board. He has been a board member since 1999.

Portman announces the extension of Perkins Student Loan Program

U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) today announced that the Senate has voted to extend the Perkins Student Loan Program. The program provides low-interest loans to students who have demonstrated financial need to meet the costs of higher education. “This was a hard-fought victory for Ohio students struggling with the cost of college,” Portman stated. “In [ Read More ]

Grant funds awarded to help educators earn credentials to teach College Credit Plus Courses

High school teachers across Ohio will be able to obtain the qualifications needed to teach college courses in high school thanks to $10 million in grant funding allocated by the Ohio General Assembly as part of the Straight A Fund. The new grants, made jointly by the Ohio Department of Education and Ohio Department of [ Read More ]

Husted reminds Ohioans that every vote matters

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced that 23 local races and issues were decided by a single vote or tied during the 2015 General Election on November 3, 2015. A total of 98 Ohio races have tied or been decided by a one-vote margin since the General Election in 2013. “This shows, once [ Read More ]

Grant to support Clermont organization’s efforts to increase monarch butterfly habitat

An interactive exhibit and support of a speaker’s bureau will help the Cincinnati Nature Center get out the message: Bring Back the Monarchs! The group is supporting Monarch Joint Venture, a national organization that along with others of its kind is helping identify best practices to support monarch butterfly habitat. Monarchs depend on red milkweed [ Read More ]

GCB VP Steve Goldsberry recognized for lifelong commitment to addictions recovery

Steve Goldsberry, Vice President of Addiction Services for Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services (GCB), received the TOMKO Lifetime Achievement Award by the Southwest Ohio Rehabilitation Association (SWORA) on Friday, Dec. 4 at its annual awards luncheon held at the DiStasi Banquet Center in Wyoming, Ohio. The luncheon is held to recognize the contributions of human [ Read More ]

The Bookworm Sez
TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER
Introverted business newbies will learn a lot from this book

Sometimes, you’d just like to run home. It’s quieter there. No noise, no crowds, no networking or small talk. You’re a private person in a world seemingly filled with extroverts – which makes things difficult when you’re trying to start a business. So how can you work around your need for solitude while you also [ Read More ]

Portman provision will promote recovery for communities

On Dec. 9, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) announced that his amendment to provide recovery support services for students in schools and communities working to overcome drug addiction passed the Senate and is headed to the President for signature. Portman’s amendment, which he authored with U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D- R.I.), will expand drug and [ Read More ]


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