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Duke recognizes Batavia for cooperation in gas line replacements

Duke Energy commended the Village of Batavia for its cooperation in Duke’s Accelerated Main Replacement Program. The fall 2015 program replaced gas mains to improve the reliability and safety of gas service in Ohio communities. Presenting a memorial clock with cross sections of PVC gas lines to Mayor John Thebout, center, are Warren Walker, Duke’s [ Read More ]

Everyday Games collects over 1,200 books for local schools

Village of Batavia business owner, Summer Tyler, was able to collect over 1,100 books for local nonprofit, Adopt a Book. Adopt a Book is dedicated to providing at-risk kids with books of their own. The nonprofit serves to foster literacy and a love of reading by distributing new and gently used books to disadvantaged children. [ Read More ]

Engineering students survive Chip Challenge

This year McNicholas High School is offering Introduction to Engineering. The one semester class for Juniors and Seniors is designed to be a survey of the different branches of engineering for students thinking of pursuing engineering in college. In addition to field trips and speakers, students complete a hands-on project in each branch covered, to [ Read More ]

New Richmond Science Olympiad team 13th in state

New Richmond Middle School’s Science Olympiad team finished 13th out of 40 Ohio middle schools in the 2016 Division B Science Olympiad at Ohio State University won by Solon Middle School. NRMS finished behind Mason (9th place) but ahead of Ross (30th) and Wyoming (32nd) among Cincinnati area schools who qualified for the state competition. [ Read More ]

Franklin Twp Historical Society meeting was April 17

By Linda Poe The Franklin Township Historical Society Meeting was held April 17, 2016 at the Township Building on Hopewell Road. We discussed the Diane Whitney project as well as maintaining the Mount Olive cemetery. We also talked about the new edition of the book. We are planning to include a biographical section on families [ Read More ]

Health care job fair, staffing agency job fair

OhioMeansJobs/Clermont County is hosting two job fairs next week. A Health Care Job Fair will be held noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 27. Representatives from nine local companies, including Arcadia, Assurance Health System, Benchmark Human Services, Blackstone, Clermont County Public Health, Clermont Senior Services, Epilepsy Foundation, Home Helpers and Interim Healthcare will be available [ Read More ]

Mercy Health recognizing April’s Donate Life Month

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that its five area hospitals – Mercy Health – Anderson, Clermont, Fairfield and West Hospitals and The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health, will mark April’s Donate Life Month observance together with LifeCenter Organ Donor Network. LifeCenter serves [ Read More ]

County offers Substance Abuse Recovery Guide

The Clermont County Mental Health and Recovery Board has published a Substance Abuse Recovery Guide for residents of the county. The Recovery Guide is available on the websites of Clermont County Public Health and the Clermont County Mental Health and Recovery Board. The guide offers a comprehensive list of detox and treatment centers in Ohio [ Read More ]

Batavia Rotary pays tribute to high school students

Trevor Robertson and Tim Warner were recognized as April Students of the Month by the Rotary Club of Batavia. Robertson is a Batavia High School senior where he participates in several school groups. He has been an office aide throughout his high school years and has enjoyed serving as Yearbook Editor this year as well [ Read More ]

Ohio Treasurer’s Office announces new Chief of Staff

The Ohio Treasurer’s office announced today that Kevin Benacci, Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director for U.S. Congressman David Joyce (OH-14), has been tapped as the office’s new Chief of Staff. Benacci will take over for current Chief of Staff Michael Lord. Lord, who has served with Treasurer Mandel since his days in the [ Read More ]


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