Clermont County Municipal Court Administrative Judge James Shriver is the recipient of the 2009 C.J. McLin Award, presented by the Ohio Justice Alliance for Community Corrections (OJACC). The award is named after the late Ohio Representative C.J. McLin, Jr., who worked tirelessly in the General Assembly to improve community corrections through funding and legislative change.
The Clermont County Common Pleas Court Adult Probation Department has received the Clifford Skeen Award, presented by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. The award recognizes the department for operating the “outstanding non-residential community corrections program in the State of Ohio for fiscal year 2009.”
The village of Batavia’s Beautification Committee is planning “Holiday in the Village,” an event for the entire family. Holiday in the Village will be held from 6 – 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12 at the Village Administration Building, 389 East Main Street.
The Batavia Rotary Club recognizes a Batavia High School student 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.”
Milford High School student Jeff Michael is a leader. He was elected to the 2010 Ohio DECA State Officer position of Secretary/Treasurer Tuesday, Nov. 3 at the Ohio DECA Fall Leadership Conference held at the Columbus Convention Center. He was there with 49 classmates in the Milford/Great Oaks Marketing Management and Research Program.
Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Nathan Pabin has been selected 2009 Trooper of the Year at the Batavia Post. The selection of Trooper Pabin is in recognition of outstanding service during 2009 at the Batavia Post. Fellow officers and supervisors stationed at Batavia chose Trooper Pabin based on leadership abilities.
Two West Clermont teachers have been published. An instructional unit about bullying, written by Mike Laehr and Sue Fisher, is included in the new book, “Comprehension & Collaboration,” (Heinemann, 2009). The units in this book were compiled by best-selling authors Stephanie Harvey and Smokey Daniels.
The Greater Milford Area Historical Society has developed the seventh piece in the Cats Meow Historic Milford Village Series: St. Andrew the Apostle Church. St. Andrew Church joins the previous six replica historic buildings – Promont House Museum, Milford Public School, Milford First United Methodist Church, The Korner Barbershop, The Old Stone Library, and Row House Gallery.
Nearly 200 high-achieving seniors from Ohio high schools have received the 2009 Honda-Ohio State Partnership Math Medal Award from a partnership between Honda of America Mfg., Inc. and Ohio State University. The award recognizes and honors the top mathematics student in each high school for their achievements in math courses throughout high school.
On July 20, American Legion Post 406 was performing a military funeral service in Bethel. During the service Charles Canter Sr., a 51-year member of the Legion, suffered a heart attack while serving in the Color Guard. Post member Daniel Pangallo, while not serving in the guard on this day, was a member of the public attending the funeral.