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Design students participate in Cincinnati State STEM

Ask most high school students what they did over summer break, and you will hear common responses like took a vacation, slept a lot, played video games, worked at camp, searched for a job or babysat the neighbors. Four College Tech Prep Engineering Design students at Grant Career Center can tell a little different story. These students will tell you how they earned eight college credits at Cincinnati State this summer and gained valuable insight into college life.

Union Township police, fire departments to participate in Halloween celebrations

Halloween Trick or Treat in Union Township has been set for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31. Treats will be available at the Union Township Police Department, 4312 Glen Este-Withamsville Road, and police officers will distribute treats while on patrol.

Model of Clermont Korean War Memorial unveiled

“This is absolutely amazing. I am thrilled they are doing this,” said 81-year-old Korean War veteran Cecile Dozier of Miami Township, surveying a model of the Korean War Memorial that will be built at Miami Meadows Park in Miami Township. Plans for the massive memorial were unveiled during a news conference at the Clermont County Administration Building in Batavia Thursday, Sept. 16.

Deadline nears for vets to claim ‘Stop Loss’ bonus

Military Veterans have until Oct. 21 to claim a bonus they have earned if they were involuntarily kept on active duty after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. The “stop-loss” bonus is entirely separate from the Ohio Veterans Bonus that was approved by voters in 2009.

Grant Career Centers Sports Gallery opens

The Culinary Careers Program at Grant Career Center has announced the opening of the Sports Gallery Restaurant at the Career Center Tuesday, Sept. 21. The Sports Gallery will be open to the public on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays each week. Lunch hours are 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The students have been hard at work preparing the menu and practicing cooking skills that will result in delicious meals offered to the public.

Inter Parish Ministry offers $10 Haircuts for Hunger

The days of salon $10 haircuts are back again! At least they will be from 4 – 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13 at Kharisma 775 B Eastgate Drive in Cincinnati when the $10 Haircuts for Hunger event will take place. $10 Haircuts for Hunger is being planned by salon owner Donna Miles-Passick to benefit Inter Parish Ministry (IPM). According to Miles-Passick, “This is just a simple way for us to give to those in our community who need help with food and clothing.”

Daisies, brownies hold campout

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio brownie troop 41282 of Felicity along with their sister daisy troop 48377 of Bethel had a campout at Chilo Park Saturday, Aug. 14. Their theme for the over-night campout was “Get Ready to Rock Out Another Great Year of Girl Scouts.” The campers did crafts, games, and sing alongs. It was a hot day but the girls cooled off with water games.

The Maker’s Little Miracles receives its First Star Award from the state

The Maker’s Little Miracles Day Care and Preschool recently achieved its first star for Step Up To Quality. Step up to Quality recognizes early child care and education programs that exceed quality benchmarks over and above Ohio’ licensing standards.

Golfman well-known for serving

Joe Golfman, a 91-year-old resident of Monroe Township who has lived in the same house for 64 years and is a decorated WWII Veteran, is well-known in his community for his patriotism and service to his country. However, he is also well-known for being a dedicated volunteer within the community.Golfman said the draftees were trained for 18 months before they were sent overseas.

Clermont Recorder rolls out electronic welcome mat

“There are lots of exciting things going on in our office, with the goal of making this branch of county government more user-friendly,” said Clermont County Recorder Debbie Clepper. Her office, located on the first floor of the Clermont County Administration Building (101 E. Main Street in Batavia) is tasked with keeping vital records pertaining to ownership in county real estate (land) and to all encumbrances or liens upon it.


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