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Open house to be held for Zaleski Complex

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will host an open house to celebrate the opening of the Zaleski ODNR Complex, a renovation project of the former Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp located at Zaleski State Forest. “For many years, the CCC program assisted with restorations and improvements to the land that is now Zaleski [ Read More ]

Nominees sought for award

Women who volunteer and make their community better are sought as nominees for the annual Orpha Gatch Citizenship Award. Presented by the Clermont County League of Women Voters, the award honors women for outstanding volunteer service. Nominations are due June 15. Visit lwvclermont.com for a nomination form. The winner will be announced at the Suffragist [ Read More ]

CCDD to hold auction

The Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCDD) will hold an auction on Saturday, May 30, at 9 a.m. at the Thomas A. Wildey Center, 2040 US Highway 50, Batavia (one mile west of Owensville). The auction will be held in the Wildey Warehouse located behind the center. To view a list of featured items [ Read More ]

Family Treatment Dependency Court awarded $86K grant

Judge James Shriver’s Family Treatment Dependency Court has been awarded a grant of $86,680 that will allow it to offer medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for participants in the court who do not have health insurance. The federal grant, administered through the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services, will supply about 18 participants with medical treatment designed [ Read More ]

Felicity FFA Hosts ‘Man Up’ Event

On Monday, March 9 at 6:18, The Felicity- Franklin FFA chapter hosted the first annual “Man Up” event for Guys. The committee set a goal to help male students develop into honorable young men. The night included a variety of activities such as an inspirational guest speaker, a demonstration by local canine units, and a [ Read More ]

Local companies needed to participate in Relay For Life of Clermont County

The American Cancer Society urges local companies to take up the fight against cancer in their communities by becoming sponsors and forming teams for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Clermont County. Maureen Bedell, Specialist, ACS Relay For Life, said, “2 in every 3 people are at risk of developing cancer in their [ Read More ]

Area residents graduate from Wilmington College

Wilmington College is announcing the names of December graduates earning Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS) and Masters in Education (MED) degrees at the close of the 2014 fall semester. Wilmington College, a career-oriented liberal arts institution affiliated with the Society of Friends (Quakers), is located in southwestern Ohio, approximately one hour from [ Read More ]

Summer Staycations are vacations for adults and teens with disabilities

Stepping Stones has changed its overnight camp program for adults with disabilities to be a vacation destination. The summer “Staycations” are overnight program with vacation themes and activities geared to interests of teens and adults, said Meghan Kessen, manager of Recreation and Leisure Services at Stepping Stones. The staycations are at Stepping Stones’ Allyn Campus [ Read More ]

Building Safety Week May 10-16 in Clermont County

The Clermont County Building Inspection Department will celebrate Building Safety Week May 10-May 16 with the theme “Resilient Communities Start with Building Codes.” First observed in 1980, Building Safety Week annually raises public awareness of critical safety issues affecting every person, regardless of age or occupation. “The Chief Building Official, Building Inspectors, Plan Examiners and [ Read More ]

Officer Kidder praised by New Richmond school officials

New Richmond police officer Jesse Kidder, who has been praised nationally for his restraint in not shooting a homicide suspect, was praised by New Richmond Exempted Village School District Supt. Adam Bird at this week’s school board meeting. Officer Kidder works as a part-time school resource officer at New Richmond’s main campus. “I would like [ Read More ]


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