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Lt. Governor Taylor urges Ohioans to attend OSHIIP’s Check-Up Day events

Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor announced today that the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP), a division of the Ohio Department of Insurance, will host Medicare Check-Up Day events throughout the state to help Ohioans understand their most suitable coverage options for 2016. Medicare’s annual open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. [ Read More ]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposes to list eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake as threatened species

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed to list the eastern massasauga rattlesnake as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. The Service will not propose critical habitat for the species, deeming it not prudent. Eastern massasaugas are found in scattered locations in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, [ Read More ]

Alzheimer’s Friendly Business Program addresses isolation

The Home Instead Senior Care® office serving Clermont County is launching a new campaign designed to make the community more Alzheimer’s friendly. Through the Alzheimer’s Friendly BusinessSM program, the Home Instead Senior Care office will provide free training to local businesses to help equip employees with information and resources needed to welcome families who are [ Read More ]

Brad Wenstrup Kicks Off Reelection Campaign

On Saturday, Oct. 3 Congressman Brad Wenstrup on Saturday announced his candidacy for reelection to Ohio’s Second Congressional District. Wenstrup begins his campaign with more than $550,000 Cash-on-Hand and more than 180 endorsements. At campaign events in Scioto, Brown, and Hamilton Counties, supporters joined Wenstrup as he discussed the importance of principled, conservative leadership in [ Read More ]

Mercy Health’s Wound Care Centers provide tips to manage Peripheral Arterial Disease

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a condition that develops when the arteries that supply oxygen-rich blood to the internal organs, arms and legs become completely or partially blocked as a result of atherosclerosis (buildup of plaque). PAD can increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, amputation and possibly death. PAD affects eight to 12 million [ Read More ]

County engineers say “no” to Issue 3

“We hope voters will take a long look at all of the ramifications when they vote upon Issue 3 to legalize marijuana in Ohio,” said Fredrick Pausch, County Engineers Association of Ohio executive director. “Job number one of the county engineer is to ensure the safety of the traveling public. We have way too many [ Read More ]

Ohio River Sweep poster contest underway

Students in primary and secondary schools (public and private, K-12) are invited to design a poster for the 27th annual Ohio River Sweep 2016. Fifteen prizes will be awarded. The grand prize is $500 and the school representing the grand prize winner will also receive an award. A $500 prize will be presented to the [ Read More ]

4Real Milk is now available in Clermont

When Dairy Farmer Greg Dennis broke ties with processor Parmalat to produce, bottle and distribute his own milk, it was considered a bold move. The do or die effort to save his 80 year old farm has paid off however, with Scenic Rim 4Real Milk now sold throughout Queensland. From this week, the popular milk [ Read More ]

West Clermont receives donation from Gordmans

Congratulations to Gordmans for celebrating their 100th birthday by opening a new store in Clermont County. Thanks for the $2500 donation to our schools. Pictured from left: West Clermont Board of Education President John Bantjes, West Clermont Superintendent Keith Kline, Gordmans District Manager Heather Klein.

Batavia dedicates Christmas in Village to Bud Carter

Batavia’s Christmas in the Village will be Saturday, December 5, this year, and the Village Council is dedicating the event to the memory of the late Earl “Bud” Carter. The annual children’s event entails amusements, games and prizes. The Village Council Beautification Committee sponsors Christmas in the Village, and Mr. Carter was active in organizing [ Read More ]

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