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‘Spring Aboard’ before boating

During the week of April 17-23, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) encourage boaters to Spring Aboard by enrolling in a boating education course. Many course providers, including BoaterExam, Boat Ed and AceBoater, will offer course discounts for students who enroll in or complete [ Read More ]

Ohio working to stop the movement of AIS in the bait trade

Ohio and other Great Lakes states face a threat from many aquatic invasive species (AIS), including bighead and silver carp (Asian carp) and are working to reduce the impact they may have on Ohio’s native species, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The ODNR Division of Wildlife is looking at several pathways [ Read More ]

BPA students earn Ohio Cup, qualify for national competition

The Batavia High School Chapter of Business Professionals of America (BPA) received the Ohio Cup at the 2016 State Leadership Conference. The Ohio Cup is awarded based on a chapter’s commitment to service learning and community service. State officials review each chapter’s application and select one chapter to receive the award. Batavia also received the [ Read More ]

Chatfield College to hold spring open house

Thinking about going to college this summer or fall? Join Chatfield College in St. Martin, OH for an Open House on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and learn about this area’s only private, two-year liberal arts college. Open house guests will have the chance to tour the beautiful campus, meet with [ Read More ]

Peoples Bank to host Grand Re-Opening Ribbon Cutting events

Who: Peoples Bank and members of the community will be joined by local officials When: Friday, April 15: Ribbon-Cutting Event 10 a.m. Where: Peoples Bank | 735 Lila Ave, Milford, OH 45150-1615 When: Friday, April 15: Ribbon-Cutting Event 11 a.m. Where: Peoples Bank | 244 W Main St, Williamsburg, OH 45176-1341 When: Friday, April 15: [ Read More ]

The Forest-Aires Women’s Chorus to stage spring musical

The Forest-Aires Women’s Chorus presents its spring show, “ENCORE! 2016 – Love & Laughter,” April 22, 23, and 24th. The 38 member chorus performs many of the numbers as an ensemble, and members also break out for small-group numbers. Six high school students who won The Forest-Aires’ voice scholarships are featured soloists. See “ENCORE! 2016” [ Read More ]

Price Hill Will seeks artists for Musicians of Color Portrait Project

Price Hill Will is commissioning five Cincinnati artists to create portraits of musicians of color. Each of the five portraits will celebrate the life and contributions of a revolutionary musician of color, and will eventually be on permanent display at the Warsaw Avenue Firehouse. MYCincinnati, a free youth orchestra program, uses the Firehouse daily for [ Read More ]

Good agricultural practices training for local fruit and vegetable growers

On Monday, April 18, 2016, from 6-9 p.m., the OSU Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team will be in Southwest Ohio training produce growers and workers on good agricultural practices and food safety for the produce farm, greenhouse, and backyard gardener.  The workshop focuses on preventing microbial contamination of fruit and vegetables.   The workshop presenters are extension [ Read More ]

Freeman Enclosure Systems hiring

Freeman Enclosure Systems hiring for 60 available positions.   Freeman Enclosure Systems is a manufacturer of large diesel power generation systems with a single location in Batavia. With more than 30 years industry experience, Freeman Enclosures Systems serves a variety of markets such as: data centers, hospitals, water and sewer infrastructure, communications, government and industry. [ Read More ]

Local school official to serve on OSBA committee

Mr. Mark Ewing, a member of the Batavia Local Schools and Great Oaks lTCD, has been named to the following committees at the Ohio School Boards Association: Board of Trustees- The Board of Trustees has general charge of the affairs, funds and property of the association. It has full power to carry out the purposes [ Read More ]


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