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Batavia Rotary pays tribute to high school students

Trevor Robertson and Tim Warner were recognized as April Students of the Month by the Rotary Club of Batavia. Robertson is a Batavia High School senior where he participates in several school groups. He has been an office aide throughout his high school years and has enjoyed serving as Yearbook Editor this year as well [ Read More ]

Ohio Treasurer’s Office announces new Chief of Staff

The Ohio Treasurer’s office announced today that Kevin Benacci, Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director for U.S. Congressman David Joyce (OH-14), has been tapped as the office’s new Chief of Staff. Benacci will take over for current Chief of Staff Michael Lord. Lord, who has served with Treasurer Mandel since his days in the [ Read More ]

New site features archived photos

Wouldn’t it be a conversation starter to display in your office or home a 1914 photo of Houdini greeting President Theodore Roosevelt aboard a transatlantic steamer? Or one of the earliest aerial views of Manhattan, Boston or San Francisco? Researcher and historian James Lantos launched Snapshots of the Past (, a unique online museum and [ Read More ]

Milford Hamfest – Electronics and Computer Show

The Milford Amateur Radio Club will hold their twenty-sixth Hamfest on Saturday, June 18. This year’s event will be held at The Eastside Christian Church, 5874 Montclair Blvd., Milford. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Location is the Old Milford Cinema off business Rt 28 behind old K-Mart) Admission: $5 (Children under 12 admitted free) Tailgating [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Garden Club plant auction

The public is invited to attend the Williamsburg Garden Club’s annual Plant Auction on Tuesday evening, May 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Room of the Williamsburg United Methodist Church, 330 Gay Street. Club members and friends will bring annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, herbs, ornamental grasses, hostas, daylilies, shrubs, young trees and other garden [ Read More ]

‘Spring Aboard’ before boating

During the week of April 17-23, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) encourage boaters to Spring Aboard by enrolling in a boating education course. Many course providers, including BoaterExam, Boat Ed and AceBoater, will offer course discounts for students who enroll in or complete [ Read More ]

Ohio working to stop the movement of AIS in the bait trade

Ohio and other Great Lakes states face a threat from many aquatic invasive species (AIS), including bighead and silver carp (Asian carp) and are working to reduce the impact they may have on Ohio’s native species, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The ODNR Division of Wildlife is looking at several pathways [ Read More ]

BPA students earn Ohio Cup, qualify for national competition

The Batavia High School Chapter of Business Professionals of America (BPA) received the Ohio Cup at the 2016 State Leadership Conference. The Ohio Cup is awarded based on a chapter’s commitment to service learning and community service. State officials review each chapter’s application and select one chapter to receive the award. Batavia also received the [ Read More ]

Chatfield College to hold spring open house

Thinking about going to college this summer or fall? Join Chatfield College in St. Martin, OH for an Open House on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and learn about this area’s only private, two-year liberal arts college. Open house guests will have the chance to tour the beautiful campus, meet with [ Read More ]

Peoples Bank to host Grand Re-Opening Ribbon Cutting events

Who: Peoples Bank and members of the community will be joined by local officials When: Friday, April 15: Ribbon-Cutting Event 10 a.m. Where: Peoples Bank | 735 Lila Ave, Milford, OH 45150-1615 When: Friday, April 15: Ribbon-Cutting Event 11 a.m. Where: Peoples Bank | 244 W Main St, Williamsburg, OH 45176-1341 When: Friday, April 15: [ Read More ]

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