Community Archive

Promont is open for the holidays

The Greater Milford Area Historical Society has announced additional open hours during the week of Dec. 27 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. daily. This will give out of town visitors and students additional opportunities to visit Promont during the Holidays. Promont is decorated in Victorian Holiday tradition featuring the use of natural items which would [ Read More ]

Chinese opera performers bridge language and time

College students from Taiwan bridged language and time as they performed a 600-year-old traditional Chinese Opera tale of young love before a rapt audience of children and teens at Stepping Stones Center for children and adults with disabilities in Indian Hill. The performance was part of an outreach effort by the National Taiwan College of [ Read More ]

New Richmond High School work study students are helping elementary school

Students in New Richmond High School’s work study program are gaining valuable employment skills through a partnership between the high school and New Richmond Elementary School. “I have a group of ten students who volunteer at NRE four times a week,” said Amy Carey, intervention specialist at New Richmond High School.”The students work in the [ Read More ]

Clermont Municipal Court Adult Probation Department receives statewide recognition

The Clermont County Municipal Court Adult Probation Department is the recipient of the 2010 Clifford Skeen Award. Clermont County Municipal Court Judge James Shriver and Chief Probation Officer Joe Ellison accepted the award on Sept. 30, presented during the annual Ohio Justice Alliance for Community Corrections Conference in Columbus, Ohio.

On patrol with Sergeant Sellers

“There’s no such thing as a typical day when you’re in law enforcement,” said Clermont County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Jeff Sellars. The 17-year veteran of the force is one of 35 deputies assigned to work 12 hour shifts patrolling Clermont County roadways. “One minute there’s a crash, then you could be called to serve a warrant, take part in a drug bust, or check an overloaded truck, like I’m about to do.”

Cholkas named outstanding art teacher

Amy Cholkas’ first impulse was to decline the nomination when informed that she was nominated for he Southwest Ohio Art Association’s Outstanding Art Teacher awards for 2010. As a regional director of the Association, Cholkas was used to honoring other people for the association’s prestigious award, and felt awkward when told that her time had come to be honored.

Grant students recognized for attendance

Grant Career Center recently held the First Quarter Attendance and Awards Assembly where students were recognized for achievements during the first quarter. Students received Perfect Attendance Awards and Honor Roll Certificates for their efforts. The Top Performers in each program were also announced for the first quarter.

Rotary recognizes student

Two high school students, one each from Batavia High School and Clermont Northeastern High School (CNE) are honored at the first meeting of each month during the school year. These students live their lives in a manner that exemplifies the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self”. Victor Glasgo was honored as the club’s Clermont Northeastern High School “Student of the Month” for October 2010.

CNE Middle School students to perform Annie at Clermont College

The sun will come out tomorrow for a group of C.N.E students who will be performing in the Middle School production of Annie Jr. on Nov. 19 and 20 at Clermont College Krueger Auditorium. This is the first year that the C.N.E. Drama Department will have a Middle School musical.

Wallace honored with Call to Service Award

Barbara Wallace, director of UC Clermont College’s College Success Program, has been honored with the President’s Call to Service Award. The national recognition acknowledges a minimum of 4,000 hours of volunteer service-both personally and professionally. Humbled by the award, Wallace insists on deferring the credit, saying she’s tremendously gratified to have worked behind the scenes on a variety of projects through the years.

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