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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 ]

Duck Sanctuary fundraiser

Due to bad weather five years in a row the MT. HOLLY DUCK SANCTUARY, located at 2278 Berry Rd., off Rt. 222W, has been unable to hold their much needed fund raisers. The weather has taken a terrible toll on the grounds, duck houses as well as the residency of the caretakers. The caretakers are [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center FEA members excel at state conference

Members of Grant Career Center’s Teacher Academy had the privilege to attend the Ohio Future Educators Association State Conference held at Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, Ohio, on Friday, March 13, 2015. The students joined nearly 800 high school and middle school students from over 50 statewide chapters at the annual conference featuring leadership sessions, [ Read More ]

Clermont Northeastern Middle School Hosts STEM Bicycle Club

Clermont Northeastern Middle School is proud to host one of the eight STEM Bicycle Clubs in Greater Cincinnati. Fifteen CNE Middle School students are learning hands-on STEM skills while reverse engineering a bike during a 10 week program. Students were selected from over fifty applicants who completed an on-line worksheet and brief essay stating what [ Read More ]

Open burning precautions urged during spring wildfire season

Ohioans are advised to be aware of the state’s outdoor burning regulations and take necessary precautions if they are planning to burn debris this spring, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). “Most wildfires in Ohio are caused by people that are simply careless when burning trash and other debris,” said Robert Boyles, [ Read More ]

Join CTTR at Florence Freedom for a FUN-raiser night!

Bring your own dog and meet other dog lovers and people who support “CLERMONT TO THE RESCUE HUMANE SOCIETY” Enjoy a GREAT night out to watch a baseball game, enter YOUR dog into the doggy races, there will be doggy pools, plenty of water bowls and more…… Oh, and don’t forget to take your dog [ Read More ]

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