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Dave Hawkins remembered for his service to schools

Dave Hawkins, 62, died Thursday, July 10, after a long battle with cancer. Hawkins is being remembered for his many years of dedicated service to the New Richmond Exempted Village School District which included 22 years as a member of the Board of Education and nearly 30 years of volunteer work. “His positive impact on [ Read More ]

Brown announces federal money for Goshen Fire/EMS

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown has announced that Goshen Township Fire and EMS has been awarded $897,785 for Operations and Safety by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance to Firefighters Grants program. “Firefighters and first responders keep our communities safe in times of crisis,” Brown said. “These new federal resources will [ Read More ]

Batavia Bicentennial Parade Committee taking applications

The Batavia Bicentennial Committee is accepting entries to participant in the Bicentennial Parade. The parade will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9. Veteran organizations, churches, businesses, marching units, recreational groups, floats, antique cars, equestrian groups, elected officials and candidates, and other individuals and groups are all welcome. Parade coordinator Judy Miller said the committee [ Read More ]

Emergency assistance available to help with summer cooling bills

July and August can be two of the hottest months of the year in Ohio, especially for those without air conditioning or a fan. The Ohio Development Services Agency and local community action agencies across the state are accepting applications for the Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program. The program helps Ohioans at or below [ Read More ]

Mercy Health to hold free seminar on shoulder replacement

Mercy Health, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, invites the community to attend a free seminar on shoulder replacement. The seminar will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22 at the Mercy Health – Anderson HealthPlex, located at 7495 State Road in Anderson Township, 45255. Admission [ Read More ]

Free car show to be held July 26

The Williams Corner Church of God will be holding the 6th Annual Car Show at the ‘Corner on Saturday, July 26. Admission is free and there is no registration fee. Registration is from 9 – 11 a.m., with awards at 1:30 p.m. Trophies for Best of Show and Pastors Choice, Top 20 Awards, Show and [ Read More ]

Blood drive to be held July 22

Clermont YMCA has partnered with Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati to host a Community Blood Drive from 1 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 22. The Hoxworth Donor Bus will be parked on YMCA’s lot, located at 2075 Front Wheel Dr., in Batavia. All donors will receive a one-day pass to Clermont County YMCA. To [ Read More ]

State MLK Commission seeks nominations for awards

Nominations are being sought for awards honoring Ohioans who carry on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards honoring such individuals and organizations will be given at the 2015 Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration being held Jan. 15 at Trinity Episcopal Church, downtown Columbus. Nominations are due to the commission [ Read More ]

Mobile app upgrade provides additional services to Ohio’s veterans

The Ohio Department of Veterans Services is expanding its use of the latest technology to communicate with veterans by launching an upgraded mobile app to bring more job and education information to those who’ve served. “We’re making use of all the tools in the toolbox to reach out to Ohio veterans,” Ohio Department of Veterans [ Read More ]

Chatfield holds 5K run

More than 60 runners and walkers ventured to Chatfield College in St. Martin to participate in the college’s annual 5K Run/Walk on June 21. “This is the first year that the 5K was held as a separate event from the Quilt, Craft and Car Show in April, and we were pleased with the turnout,” said [ Read More ]

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