Community Archive

Farm Bureau cruise to be held in November

The Ohio Farm Bureau South Region invites everyone to join them for the 7th Annual Member Only Cruise, Nov. 29 – Dec. 4, 2014! This will be a perfect way to put a little fun and sunshine into your life during those drab winter days. The beautiful Carnival Elation will set sail from New Orleans, [ Read More ]

Clermont County Agenda for the Future kick-off event scheduled

The Clermont County Chamber Foundation and the LEAD Clermont Alumni Association are joining forces to conduct a communitywide dialogue to create a new “Agenda for the Future” in Clermont County. This initiative is generously supported by a grant from Duke Energy. A kickoff event will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. [ Read More ]

Batavia razes abandoned building

The village of Batavia has demolished the house at 610 E. Main St., the abandoned Norfolk Lodge 54, F&AM, as a public nuisance. Batavia paid Evans Landscaping $6,500 for the demolition. The village paid $600 for an asbestos inspection. The village offered to take the property in tax forfeiture, but the Clermont County Treasurer’s Office [ Read More ]

Police Chief Canter retires

After serving Hamersville for 37 years, Police Chief Jim Canter has retired. On Dec. 16, the Hamersville Village Council and staff hosted a Christmas Celebration dinner in his honor, joined by many members of his family. Chief Canter was presented a plaque to recognize his long career with the police department, as well as a [ Read More ]

Teen board crafts blankets for hospital

Ohio State University Extension Clermont County’s Family & Consumer Sciences Teen Board crafted blankets for Children’s Hospital. FCS Teen Board members learned how to make no-sew, knotted fleece blankets for their autumn project. They donated eight baby blankets to Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati during the holiday season. To make a blanket of your own, FCS [ Read More ]

County library introduces new service called ‘hoopla’

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions in 2014 to watch your pennies? If so, the library has just the thing to help you get started. What better way to save money than to download movies, audiobooks, television shows and musical albums for free? Well now you can, courtesy of your Clermont County Library – [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center Teacher Academy students attend disability workshop

Grant Career Center Teacher Academy students recently traveled with instructor Julie Crozier to Wright State University to participate in professional development activities at the 2013 Disability Workshop. Presented by the WSU Office of Disability Services and Department of Teacher Education, the workshop gave the students the opportunity to discuss a variety of disabilities and how [ Read More ]

Safe Communities meeting Jan. 16

Ohio State University Extension Clermont County will host the next Clermont County Safe Communities (CCSC) Coalition meeting on Jan. 16 at the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office, 4470 State Route 222, in Batavia from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The Coalition meets quarterly to review the county’s traffic fatality report and to plan Safe Communities programming. Safe [ Read More ]

Stepping Stones expands adult services to agency’s new location in Norwood

Stepping Stones will expand its programs for adults with disabilities in the new year as part of the merger of United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cincinnati with Stepping Stones. The new programming will include computer technology, art programs including painting, weaving and photography, and expanded community exploration outings where adults with disabilities can interact in [ Read More ]

Historical society honors Grant Curator

Having served almost 50 years as curator for the Grant Birthplace, Loretta Fuhrman was honored by the Monroe Township Historic Society. A carry-in community dinner with a special program was the highlight of the evening on Sat. Nov. 2. “And indeed this was all a total surprise to Loretta,” said emcee Tom Wildey. Those who [ Read More ]


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