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Memorial Day Ceremony in Union Township

This year marks the 23rd year of the Memorial Day Commemoration at Union Township Veterans Park. The Vietnam Veterans of America, Clermont County Chapter 649 will begin reading the names of the fallen at 6 a.m. on May 30. During the eight hour period, the names of local soldiers killed in Vietnam will be read. [ Read More ]

Clermont County Mental Health and Recovery Board awards 16 mini-grants to local organizations

The Clermont County Mental Health and Recovery Board (MHRB) awarded 16 mini-grants to local organizations to fund programs that enhance mental health and/or prevent substance use disorders in Clermont County. A total of $60,000 in levy funds was allocated, with maximum funding per project of $5,000. The organizations were funded for the period of Jan. [ Read More ]

Veite was inducted into Who’s Who

Wilmington College senior Christina L. Veite of Country Lane, Milford, was recently inducted into Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. She was recognized for this honor at the 35th annual Student Honors Convocation held recently. Who’s Who is a national program that affords colleges the opportunity to recognize seniors at their campus [ Read More ]

State Route 131 detour begins May 23

Culvert replacement requires closing state Route 131 just west of state Route 133 next week. Beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, May 23, SR 131 will be closed between SR 727 and SR 133 until approximately 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26. SR 131 traffic will be detoured on SR 133 and SR 727. Arrow boards and/or [ Read More ]

Medical Grants available for kids

The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is seeking grant applications from Ohio families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child’s health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or not fully covered, by their commercial health insurance plan. Qualifying families can receive up to $5,000 per grant with a lifetime maximum of [ Read More ]

Clermont County seeking youth, employers for summer jobs program

Clermont County Job and Family Services and its partner Easter Seals TriState are looking for both youth and employers to participate in the 2016 TANF Summer Youth Employment Program. In 2015, almost 100 young people and 40 employers participated in the program in Clermont County. There is no cost to employers — Easter Seals TriState [ Read More ]

Patrol focuses on motorcycle safety and enforcement

May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The Ohio State Highway Patrol would like to remind motorcyclists to ride endorsed, trained and sober. Also, motorists should be aware that there will be an increase in motorcycles on the roadways with the warmer weather. In 2015, motorcycle-involved crashes resulted in 163 fatalities (+16 percent) and another [ Read More ]

Chatfield College to offer free classes to graduating seniors

Chatfield College in Cincinnati and St. Martin, Ohio is offering two classes for the price of one to all graduating seniors who enroll for the summer session. The Fast Break Scholarship program is open to anyone graduating from high school this year, and is designed to assist students in beginning their college education. It offers [ Read More ]

Portman named Legislator of the Year

On May 12, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) was presented with the Information Technology Industry Council’s (ITI) top honor, the 2015 ITI Tech Legislator of the Year award. The award recognizes four lawmakers each year, a Republican and Democrat from both the House and Senate, who are selected by a majority of ITI member companies [ Read More ]

Clermont County Public Health to offer tobacco cessation counseling

Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. causing 20 percent of all deaths, while smoking related illnesses cost the health care system more than $300 billion each year. In Clermont County, approximately 27 percent of adults are smokers, compared to only 17 percent nationwide. Clermont County Public Health is offering [ Read More ]

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