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Safe Communities meeting Jan. 16

Ohio State University Extension Clermont County will host the next Clermont County Safe Communities (CCSC) Coalition meeting on Jan. 16 at the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office, 4470 State Route 222, in Batavia from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The Coalition meets quarterly to review the county’s traffic fatality report and to plan Safe Communities programming. Safe [ Read More ]

Stepping Stones expands adult services to agency’s new location in Norwood

Stepping Stones will expand its programs for adults with disabilities in the new year as part of the merger of United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cincinnati with Stepping Stones. The new programming will include computer technology, art programs including painting, weaving and photography, and expanded community exploration outings where adults with disabilities can interact in [ Read More ]

Historical society honors Grant Curator

Having served almost 50 years as curator for the Grant Birthplace, Loretta Fuhrman was honored by the Monroe Township Historic Society. A carry-in community dinner with a special program was the highlight of the evening on Sat. Nov. 2. “And indeed this was all a total surprise to Loretta,” said emcee Tom Wildey. Those who [ Read More ]

Art student solves identity problem

New Richmond Exempted Village School District Supt. Adam Bird kept thinking something was missing when he arrived at work at the district central office on the third floor of the Market Street School. “There was nothing to identify our office to visitors arriving at the front desk,” Bird said about looking at the blank wall [ Read More ]

Batavia students lead the pledge

Batavia Elementary School Word of the Month winners led the Pledge of Allegiance during the Dec. 16 Batavia Local Schools Board of Education meeting. From left are Avery Collier and Mady Trevino; back row, board members Michael J. Enriquez, Mark Ewing, Chris Huser, and Scott Runck.

New Richmond students deliver for Ronald McDonald

Despite having its fundraising Childcare Night canceled to to weather, New Richmond’s G.A.T.E.S (Guiding Academically Talented and Exceptional Students) program was able to deliver 107 ‘n Go Snack Bags to the Ronald McDonald House. “We took our field trip to the Ronald McDonald House on Dec. 18, and due to the generosity of our GATES’ [ Read More ]

Tate Township owners preserve 57 acres of farmland

On Dec. 18, Karen McClanahan and Kayla Collier granted an Agricultural Easement to the Southern Ohio Farmland Preservation Association (SOFPA) which will ensure that 57.86 acres of agricultural property in Tate Township will remain available for agriculture forever.   The family has owned the property for four generations. The land had been owned by Clyde [ Read More ]

Heating assistance available for Ohioans in danger of losing heat

The Ohio Development Services Agency and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) want to remind Ohioans that assistance is available if you have been disconnected or are threatened with disconnection from your utility service. The Winter Crisis Program, a component of the Home Energy Assistance Program, provides assistance to eligible households that are threatened [ Read More ]

UC Clermont’s police academy recognized by Shield Ohio

UC Clermont College’s Police Academy was recognized by the Shield Ohio as a platinum member for financial donations of $1,000 or more. The Shield’s mission is to provide emergency funds and resources to the families of officers in southwest Ohio who are critically injured or killed in the line of duty. UC Clermont’s Police Academy [ Read More ]

Farm Bureau elects young agricultural team chairs

Latham and Katie Farley of Clayton were recently elected chairs of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) Young Agricultural Professional Advisory Team. The team develops and directs programming, activities and contests for OFBF’s program for young adults who are interested in improving the business of agriculture, learning new ideas and developing leadership skills. Also elected [ Read More ]


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