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Grants available for Diesel Emission Reductions

Ohio EPA today released new guidelines for the latest round of Diesel Emission Reduction Grants (DERG) that will help improve air quality through vehicle replacement, repowering engines, retrofitting emission controls or installing anti-idle equipment. DERG programs allow states to allocate federal money to organizations that are updating diesel fleets with better emissions controls. Ohio has [ Read More ]

Daileys given 2015 Ohio Farm Bureau Outstanding Young Farmers Award

Nick and Jessica Dailey of Sardinia have been named winners of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2015 Outstanding Young Farmer Award. The contest is designed to help young farmers strengthen their business skills, develop marketing opportunities and receive recognition for their accomplishments. Contestants are judged on the growth of their farm businesses and involvement in [ Read More ]

Local Theater Presents Dark Comedy

The Gaslight Theater Players are proud to present “Mindgame”, a dark comedy by Anthony Horowitz. When the writer of a pulp crime novel gets an interview with a notorious serial killer she believes she has snared the coup of her career. But when she arrives at the asylum, she finds nothing can be trusted…not even [ Read More ]

Mercy Health Ethicist joins doctor, nurse and other experts to present “Sacred Conversations”

Steven Squires, MEd, MA, PhD, who serves as System Director of Ethics for Mercy Health, has joined with physicians, nurses and other area experts to present “Sacred Conversations,” a free community lecture series on “Being S.M.A.R.T. About Living and Dying Well.” The series of five lectures takes place Wednesdays from 7-8:30 p.m. starting October 7 [ Read More ]

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 ]


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