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Ohio Dominican names Clermont County student to Dean’s List

Ohio Dominican University (ODU) has named Bailey Miller to its Spring Semester 2015 Dean’s List. Ohio Dominican University is a comprehensive, four-year, private, liberal arts and master’s institution, founded in 1911 in the Catholic Dominican tradition by the Dominican Sisters of Peace. The University has approximately 2,700 students and offers undergraduate degrees in 45 majors [ Read More ]

Free eye exams and glasses for eligible residents

The statistics from Prevent Blindness Ohio are sobering: Nearly 200,000 Ohioans are blind or visually impaired; and 16% percent of Ohioans are at risk of losing their sight without early detection and professional treatment. And the problem will only grow worse: By 2030, more than 2.5 million Ohioans will be affected by conditions that will [ Read More ]

Area students complete reading program

Back to Basics Learning Center has announced that three area students – Jackie Jodrey, Eleanor Arn, and Collin Colegate – have completed the Academic Associates Reading Program. Tracy Mullins, owner of Back to Basics, said the results are very positive. “These students all did a great job and worked hard throughout the program. They’ve each [ Read More ]

Taliaferro Chapter NSDAR Meeting

Taliaferro Chapter, NSDAR, held their April 11, 2015, meeting in the Historic Presbyterian Church, Georgetown, beginning with a catered luncheon by the Country Inn at noon. On the special program was Leslie Arendt, Springfield, Ohio. She presented a true historical interpretation of her family’s conflict during the Civil War in Frankfort., Kentucky. Her ancestor was [ Read More ]

New Richmond recognized as Tree City USA for 12th time

New Richmond was recognized as a Tree City USA on April 17, 2015 at the Southwest Ohio awards ceremony hosted by the City of Wyoming and their Urban Forestry Beautification Commission. This is the 12th time our community has been honored with this nationally recognized award. The awards were presented to the Tree City USA [ Read More ]

Wilson, Heikenfeld to hold a class on May 26

The “Yard Boy” Ron Wilson from the nationally syndicated talk radio program “In the Garden”, and “The Cook”, Rita Heikenfeld from Jungle Jim’s will be teaming up to present “Herb’s: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask” at Living Spaces Custom Designs on May 26. The two hour class will feature Wilson [ Read More ]

Experts encourage families to bring back Sunday dinner

Tim Vasconcellos from Clermont County is on a mission to see more families share sit-down Sunday dinners with their senior loved ones. The reason? New research shows that 50 percent of surveyed families living near senior relatives feel they do not share enough meals with older loved ones, losing an important family connection.* “For seniors, [ Read More ]

Garden expo offers information for gardeners

Just off the Appalachian Highway, just minutes from Amish country, you’ll find a one-stop shop for gardening and landscaping, with everything you need to beautify your yard. GoodSeed Nursery is a family-owned rural garden center 45 minutes east of Cincinnati. For flower lovers, they feature the HGTV Home Plant Collection. In addition to unusual perennials [ Read More ]

CCDD board meets, graduation to follow

The Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCDD) will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at the Thomas A. Wildey Center, located at 2040 US Highway 50, Batavia. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Early Childhood Conference Room. At 7:30 p.m., CCDD will join with Batavia, New Richmond, [ Read More ]

5-year Consolidated Plan available for public review

A draft copy of a five-year Consolidated Plan that will help local jurisdictions in Clermont County assess their affordable housing and community development needs will be available for public review beginning April 15 through May 15. Clermont County was required to develop the Consolidated Plan to become eligible for approximately $932,702 in Community Development Block [ Read More ]

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