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For many in summer youth jobs programs, it’s about giving back to their community

For many young people, a summer job is an opportunity to earn extra money, save some of it, and develop good work habits – the importance of being on time, of being dependable, of learning what customer service actually means. For the young people in Clermont County’s 2016 Summer Youth Employment Program, all that is [ Read More ]

Mercy Health – Cincinnati’s mammography vans visit your neighborhood in September

Schedule your annual mammogram today! It’s easy with Mercy Health – Cincinnati’s Mobile Mammography program, which has three mobile units offering you screening mammograms in 15 minutes at locations convenient to your home or workplace. Since January 2013, Mercy Health Mobile Mammography’s newest mobile unit has offered 3D imaging known as breast tomosynthesis that can [ Read More ]

Agents encourage parents to explain the dangers of alcoho

All across the state of Ohio, young adults are getting ready to embark on a new adventure – college. This is the first time many of them will be away from home. Agents with the Ohio Investigative Unit (OIU) want to make sure the students understand the dangers of alcohol and getting intoxicated, before they [ Read More ]

Rep. Becker introduces measure for concealed handgun license holders

Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) introduced House Bill 590 on Aug. 16, which provides protection for Concealed Handgun License (CHL) holders who inadvertently carry a concealed firearm into a posted/prohibited location. In short, House Bill 590 makes it so any CHL holder who carries a concealed firearm into a prohibited or posted place and is [ Read More ]

Monroe Township hosting annual safety day Oct. 8

Monroe Township Fire/EMS is hosting its 3rd annual Safety Day on Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. This event will have on display of Fire /EMS Apparatus for the area, Law Enforcement, Clermont County Emergency Management, Board of Health, Air Care, US Army, Mercy Health Mammogram Screening, Red Cross and Salvation Army. During [ Read More ]

Braydon Bevens announces run for State School Board

Braydon Bevens kicked off his campaign for the Ohio State Board of Education on Aug. 24 to rep- resent the 10th District. “I am running for the State School Board because public education has deeply impacted my life, and I know that it will greatly impact the lives of my children,” said Bevens. “I attended [ Read More ]

SR 767 closure scheduled

Slide repair requires closing State Route 749 beginning next week. SR 749 will be closed between Wagner Road and Cole Road, just east of Bristol Road. The closure will begin at 7 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 and will be reopen at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23. The detour will use U.S. 52 and [ Read More ]

Local residents earn degree from WGU

The following local residents have received their degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The university held its 31st semi-annual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on July 16 and celebrated the graduation of more than 8,000 graduates. • Stephen Grigsby of Amelia (45102) has received his Bachelor of Science in IT – Security Emphasis degree. [ Read More ]

Free car seats available to low-income families

Clermont County Public Health is offering free car seats to income eligible Clermont County residents. The car seats are given out as part of the Ohio Buckles Buckeyes program which provides child safety seats and booster seats to eligible low-income families throughout Ohio. The program is sponsored by the Ohio Department of Health. According to [ Read More ]

OVI checkpoint held

he Ohio State Highway Patrol Batavia Post, with the assistance from Union Township Police Department, Clermont County Sheriff’s Office, and Ohio Department of Transportation conducted an OVI checkpoint on state Route 125 in Union Township, Clermont County from 10 p.m. to midnight. A total of 463 vehicles were checked and 2 of the drivers were [ Read More ]


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