Community Archive

District recognizes employees

The West Clermont Board of Education recognized three teachers at the Monday Dec. 14 Board of Education meeting. According to Human Resources Director Chris Davis, the District believes that appropriate recognition of exemplary personnel contributes to a highly qualified, highly satisfied, and highly appreciated staff. “The program recognizes employee behavior that advances the District’s overall [ Read More ]

DAR holds Christmas meeting

The Taliaferro Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, held their Christmas meeting on Saturday, Dec. 12, in the Historic Presbyterian Church in Georgetown. A noon luncheon was held in the honor of Ohio State DAR Regent, Sandra McCann, visiting the chapter. Eighteen chapter members were in attendance. The State Regent spoke [ Read More ]

Fastiques donates $50,000 to Shriners

Pictured are Cincinnati Shrine Members along with Dan Gavey, President of the Fastiques Rod and Custom. Check presentation of $50,000.00 at the Fastiques Annual Christmas Party and Check Presentation brings the total of donations to the Cincinnati Shriners Hospital from the Fastiques to over $960,000.

Portman bill to clarify pension rules for religious institution workers passes the Senate

On Dec. 11, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) announced that his Church Plan Clarification Act of 2015 to support the retirement security of our nation’s clergy, church lay workers, and their families has passed the Senate. The Church Plan Clarification Act clarifies the application of certain tax and retirement laws and regulations to the unique [ Read More ]

RDPC putting on free Dept. of Homeland Security-certified course

History demonstrates that disasters and emergencies often interrupt, degrade, or destroy local government’s ability to perform essential functions. This is especially true in rural communities where resources are typically limited under the best of circumstances. These jurisdictions must develop plans that address succession planning, redundant communications, and alternate site needs for their communities to face [ Read More ]

New Richmond schools has another record year of giving

From donating 30,000 food items to the Village Food Pantry, to raising more than $10,000 to help the needy, to putting boots on the ground to aide community programs, New Richmond Exempted Village School District staff, students and community proved once again that care and concern for students and their families is not limited to [ Read More ]

SR 222 closure scheduled

Work to accommodate culvert work will require a three-day closure of state Route 222 next week. State Route 222 will be closed between Chapel Road and Elklick Road, beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, Dec. 28 and continuing through 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30. The detour is westbound state Route 125 to northbound state Route 132 [ Read More ]

Annual Rock and Roast Bike Trail Fundraiser set for Jan. 23

The Williamsburg to Batavia Hike/Bike Trail committee is hosting the third annual Rock and Roast fundraiser on Saturday Jan. 23. The event will take place from 6–9 p.m. at Williamsburg High School, located at 500 S. 5th Street, Williamsburg, OH 45176. “The hike/bike trail began as a way to connect the villages of Batavia and [ Read More ]

Braun reappointed to library board

Miami Township resident Joe Braun was sworn in Dec. 14 as a member of the Clermont County Public Library Board of Trustees. He recently was reappointed by the Clermont County Court of Common Pleas judges. Braun currently serves as president of the library board. He has been a board member since 1999.

Portman announces the extension of Perkins Student Loan Program

U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) today announced that the Senate has voted to extend the Perkins Student Loan Program. The program provides low-interest loans to students who have demonstrated financial need to meet the costs of higher education. “This was a hard-fought victory for Ohio students struggling with the cost of college,” Portman stated. “In [ Read More ]


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