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Chatfield College to hold Spring Open House

Chatfield College in St. Martin, OH will host an open house for potential students on Saturday, April 11. Registration opens at 10 a.m. and campus tours will begin at 11 a.m. Future students will have a chance to meet with instructors and staff, talk to current students, learn how to enroll and get started, and [ Read More ]

Local school board members honored

Three area school board members are among a select group honored by their peers this month. Sue Steele of Goshen Local Schools, David Yockey of Milford Exempted Village Schools, and Mark Ewing of Batavia Local Schools were presented with the Ohio School Boards Association’s (OSBA) Award of Achievement on March 10. They are also all [ Read More ]

Mercy celebrates heart surgery milestones

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood, announces that Mercy Health – The Heart Institute is celebrating open heart surgery milestones at its East Side and the West Side hospitals. Just as 2014 was coming to close, The Heart Institute at Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital marked its 1,000th [ Read More ]

Ohio Professional Cup in hand, Batavia BPA qualifies to Nationals

The Batavia High School Chapter of Business Professionals of America (BPA) received the Ohio Professional Cup at the 2015 State Leadership Conference. The Ohio Cup is awarded based on a chapter’s commitment to service learning and community service. Ohio Department of Education officials and retired state advisors review each chapter’s activities and select one chapter [ Read More ]

Cincinnati-Eastside Rotary announces Students of the Month

Cincinnati-Eastside Rotary recognized Megan Bastin and Zachary Jeschke from Glen Este High School as March Students of the Month. The students were honored for their outstanding academic achievement, leadership and active community service. Megan Bastin is a member of the National Honor Society and serves as editor of Key Club and secretary of Student Council. [ Read More ]

Colonial Dames hold luncheon

The Ralph Dayton Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century, held their March meeting with a luncheon at the Manor House Restaurant, Springdale, Ohio. Two daughters of the Taliaferro Chapter, NSDAR, members of Colonial Dames, were in attendance. Colonial Dames members honor the hardships and heroism of those who sought spiritual and economic freedom in the wilderness [ Read More ]

McElfresh is WC Award Recipient

Batavia resident Samantha P. McElfresh of Southcross Drive, is the recipient of a $5,000 Recognition Award to attend Wilmington College. She plans to major in athletic training. She will graduate in 2015 from Batavia High School where her main activities and honors include: varsity basketball (four-year each: 1st Team All-League, 1st Team All-District), surpassed 1,000 [ Read More ]

Schmidt graduates from basic combat training

Army Pvt. Cameron W. Schmidt has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values. He also was tested in physical fitness and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet [ Read More ]

Milford native serves with Navy Strike Fighter Squadron VFA-122

A 2003 Glen Este graduate and Milford, Ohio native is currently serving with the U.S. Navy’s Strike Fighter Squadron 122, also known as the “Flying Eagles”, stationed at Naval Air Station Lemoore. Petty Officer 2nd Class Chris Taylor is an aviation electronics technician with the squadron, which the Navy designates as VFA-122, and works with [ Read More ]

Batavia Rotary hosts Easter egg hunt

Batavia Rotary will host their annual Easter Egg hunt on Saturday, March 28 at the Batavia Township Community Center, 1535 Clough Pike, Batavia. The hunt begins at 10 a.m. Age groups range from 1 to 9 years. Parents are encouraged to bring their cameras, as the Easter Bunny will be in attendance. Scoop from Sweet [ Read More ]


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