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Milford Historical Society to host Valentine’s Celebration

The Greater Milford Area Historical Society (GMAHS) will host a Victorian Valentine’s Celebration & Exhibit at Promont on Sunday, February 5, 2017, 1-4:00 PM. The event is free and open to the public. Promont is located at 906 Main Street, Milford, Ohio 45150. “This is a new event for the Society,” says Donna Amann, administrator, [ Read More ]

Signups underway for 2017 farming programs

Producers on farms with base acres under the safety net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill, known as the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs, can visit FSA county offices to sign contracts and enroll for the 2017 crop year. The enrollment period will continue until Aug. 1, 2017. Since [ Read More ]

Milford holding special meeting

The City of Milford is having a special Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at 745 Center Street with the purpose of discussing Milford/Main.  

Felicity’s Snider attends 2016 agriculture educator conference

Carley Snider, from Felicity, attended the 2016 National Association of Agricultural Educators Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Selected from a pool of nationwide candidates, Snider was one of 24 preservice agricultural education students who participated in the Future Agriscience Teacher symposium, five day professional development and networking event that was part of the annual NAAE [ Read More ]

Girl Scouts celebrate 100th cookie-selling anniversary

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio recently announced the movement-wide celebration of the 100th season of Girl Scouts selling cookies. A century ago, girls started participating in what would evolve into the largest entrepreneurial training program for girls in the world: the Girl Scout Cookie Program®, through which girls learn the essential skills they need to [ Read More ]

Counter-propaganda bill recently signed into law

U.S. Senators Rob Portman and Chris Murphy announced on Dec. 23, 2016 that their Countering Disinformation and Propaganda Act – legislation designed to help American allies counter foreign government propaganda from Russia, China, and other nations – has been signed into law as part of the FY 2017 National Defense Authorization Act Conference Report. The [ Read More ]

Treecycling opportunities offered

If you have a live tree at home for the holidays, be sure you treecycle, advises the Clermont County Office of Environmental Quality (OEQ). “Because live Christmas trees use carbon neutral production, are made locally, and can be easily recycled, they are more eco-friendly than their artificial counterparts, which are often manufactured overseas and don’t [ Read More ]

Funding sought for John Glenn Astronomy Park

Forty miles southeast of Columbus in the secluded and tranquil woods of the Hocking Hills State Park, community members are setting their sights on the sky. Ohio’s Hocking Hills, known for its lack of light pollution and resulting clear night sky views, has always been a mecca for astronomy fanatics. Thus, members of the Friends [ Read More ]

Counseling for children and adolescents opens in Eastgate

Positive Leaps has opened its new Out Patient Counseling Center in Clermont County and is accepting new referrals. This expansion of services of effective mental health services for children and adolescents in the Eastgate area is conveniently located near I-275 and State Route 32. Positive Leaps’ new Eastgate location supplements its flagship location in Liberty [ Read More ]

Online voter registration now available to Ohioans

In the first media announcement of the New Year, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced that the state’s new online voter registration system went live at midnight on Dec. 31, 2016. “Raise a glass of champagne, offer a toast, get online and register to vote,” Secretary Husted said. Ohioans wishing to register to vote [ Read More ]

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