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Felicity-Franklin schools employ 15 students in summer jobs program

Fifteen teens working at Felicity-Franklin schools have spent the summer cleaning classrooms, scrubbing bathrooms, stripping and waxing floors, and painting walls and fences. And when they receive their paychecks, the teens’ reaction is similar: “It’s pretty exciting, actually,” said Mikey Simpson, 18, one of four brothers working at the schools. “I actually earned this.” The [ Read More ]

New Richmond grad completes basic training

Air Force Airman Dominic A. Steelman graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward [ Read More ]

Attorney General announces settlement

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that Ohio and 41 other attorneys general have reached a $35 million settlement to resolve allegations that Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc. unlawfully promoted Rapamune, a drug approved for use by kidney transplant patients. Pfizer Inc., the parent company of Wyeth, agrees to be bound by the settlement. Ohio will [ Read More ]

Free mammograms and pap tests will be available to qualified women

The Breast and Cervical Cancer Project is offering free mammograms and Pap tests to women in Clermont County who qualify. If you live in a household with limited income, have no health insurance and are 40 years of age or older, you may be able to receive free medical services. Services are provided throughout five [ Read More ]

Experts offer tennis exercise tips

Once August arrives, the thoughts of many in Cincinnati turn to tennis. As fans of the game will tell you, tennis provides great health benefits – boosting speed, agility, coordination and strength – while providing a well-rounded, heart-pumping workout. Like most sports, however, tennis also carries a risk for injury, particularly to wrists, elbows and [ Read More ]

Secretary of State Husted announces mandatory training for poll workers

Recognizing the importance of having properly trained elections officials in place, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today issued Directive 2014-21, requiring all poll workers for the upcoming general election to undergo mandatory training. To help offset the cost for county boards of elections, Secretary Husted also announced $760,000 in grants for the state’s 88 [ Read More ]

NRHS gets high marks in AP and OGT tests

New Richmond High School students continued in 2014 to score above the national and state averages for scoring a 3 or higher on the College Board’s Advanced Placement tests and qualify for college credit. The College Board released 2014 results showing New Richmond High School students scored 3 or higher on 73 of 115 tests [ Read More ]

Village of Moscow to celebrate bicentennial in September of 2016

The Village of Moscow will celebrate its Bicentennial in September 2016. The Moscow Historical Committee is gathering information, photos and artifacts to display during the commemoration of this historical event in our village. If you would like to share stories about living in Moscow, the committee would be delighted to interview you. If you prefer [ Read More ]

Library to be part of National Night Out

Learn more about the Clermont County Public Library during the National Night Out activities in Milford, Amelia and Goshen as well as the Police Night Out in Union Township. Staff members will have lots of giveaways plus information about library events, activities and resources. National Night Out is a time for residents to learn a [ Read More ]

Trooper promoted at Batavia Patrol Post

Tpr. Jeffrey Staples has been promoted to the rank of sergeant by Colonel Paul A. Pride, Patrol superintendent, during a ceremony at the Patrol’s Academy. Sgt. Staples will transfer from his current assignment at the Lebanon Post to serve as an assistant post commander at the Batavia Post. Sgt. Staples began his Patrol career in [ Read More ]

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