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Promoting healthy learners ready for success

Child Focus Early Learning Programs has long recognized the vital role optimal health plays in overall development. Providing rich learning experiences designed to help children achieve mastery of developmental milestones is integrated in daily programming for children. Ongoing assessments allow monitoring of children’s progress and interventions when developmental concerns arise. When health issues go unidentified [ Read More ]

Mercy Hospitals Award college scholarships to 13 local students

Mercy Health, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Mercy Health – Anderson and Clermont Hospitals have awarded college scholarships to 13 outstanding local students. This year, Anderson Hospital’s Physicians Charitable Foundation, which is made up of former chiefs of staff of the hospital, awarded $2,000 [ Read More ]

Area residents graduate from Wilmington College

Wilmington College conferred 303 graduating seniors with Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS) and Masters in Education (MED) degrees at its 139th annual commencement ceremony. Graduates, some receiving special honor recognition, were from the college’s main campus, Cincinnati Branch in Blue Ash and the degree completion program at Cincinnati State Technical and Community [ Read More ]

SR 749 closure scheduled

State Route 749 will be closed for five days for culvert replacement work beginning Monday, July 20, 2015. The closure will be located on state Route 749 between U.S. 52 and state Route 132. Eastbound state Route 749 traffic will be detoured to south U.S. 52 to north state Route 132; westbound state Route 749 [ Read More ]

Library to host STEAM-powered Maker Festival

Experience an all-day STEAM-powered Maker Festival of fun, creation and artistry at the Union Township Branch Library. Enjoy a family-friendly event celebrating science, technology, education, arts, crafts, food, and more. Celebrate makers from the community. Enjoy hands-on and exciting demonstrations. Become empowered to create. • Dye yarn using Kool-Aid • Become a textile weaver and [ Read More ]

Visit the library at the fair

Fair food, livestock, cotton candy and lots more can be found at the annual Clermont County Fair – including the Clermont County Public Library. Visit the library’s booth in the commercial building Monday through Friday to learn more about services and programs. Pick up a free gift. Stop in and say hello. The Hands Up! [ Read More ]

Funding available to improve water quality

Funding will be available through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), providing $17.5 million from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help protect water quality in the western basin of Lake Erie. The five-year RCPP agreement was signed on Friday, May 1, and is now ready to assist farmers in installing a variety [ Read More ]

New Domestic Violence Protection Cards released

Beginning Monday, June 29, 2015, the Clermont County Domestic Relations Court will offer a wallet-size Civil Protection Order card that provides law enforcement agencies with a practical way to verify and enforce protection orders. “The card contains the case number and relevant information from the protection order, but it is a more convenient format for [ Read More ]

Local residents graduate from Tulane University

Tulane University awarded degrees to more than 2,800 graduates on May 16, 2015 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. • Annie Matthews, of Batavia, graduated from the A. B. Freeman School of Business with a Bachelor Science Management degree. • Chad Moles, of Batavia, graduated from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine [ Read More ]

Local student graduates from Oregon State

Oregon State University will hold its 146th commencement on Saturday, June 13, beginning at 10:30 a.m. in Reser Stadium. OSU is one of the few large universities in the nation to hand out students’ actual diplomas during the commencement ceremony. The commencement speaker is Howard K. Koh, director of the Leading Change Studio at Harvard [ Read More ]


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