Community Archive

Milford branch library to sell 400 war volumes

The 70th anniversary of D-Day just passed and if received almost as much attention in 2014 as it did in 1944. People are keenly interested in WWII and TV is filled with programming focused on those days and the experiences of those who lived through it. At the Milford Public Library it is no different [ Read More ]

Shakespeare in the Park coming to Miami Township

The Greater Milford Area Historical Society and Miami Township are working collaboratively to bring Shakespeare in the Park to Milford and Miami Township. Through this joint initiative, ArtsWave will present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” performed by the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company and sponsored by The Jacob G. Schmidlapp Trusts, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee. The event, free [ Read More ]

Schulz selected as national youth conference delegate

Hannah Schulz, a student at Amelia High School has been selected to represent Ohio as a National Youth Delegate to the 2014 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University. Schulz joins a select group of 250 students from across the country to participate in an intensive week-long study of leadership in environmental [ Read More ]

County Fair to be held July 20 – 26

Throughout Clermont County in the summertime, many churches, towns, villages and other organizations put on some wonderful events and festivals, but none can rival the scope and magnitude of the Clermont County Fair. Each year toward the end of July, an entire week is devoted to not only highlighting agriculture in Clermont County, but also [ Read More ]

Probate judge seeks applicants for West Clermont Local School Board

Clermont County Probate Court Judge James Shriver is seeking applicants willing to serve on the West Clermont Local School Board in the position previously held by Mark Merchant. The vacancy was created when Merchant died in May of this year. The remaining four school board members were unable to agree on his replacement so the [ Read More ]

Judge Shriver swears in five new guardians ad litem

CASA for Clermont Kids and the Honorable Judge James A. Shriver held a swearing in ceremony on Monday, June 9 adding five new Guardians ad Litem to their volunteer based program. CASA for Clermont Kids is a non-profit agency that advocates for the best interests of abused, neglected and dependent children who have been introduced [ Read More ]

OSU Extension is looking for ‘100 Faces of Extension’

Ohio State University Extension is looking for Clermont producers to represent agriculture in its “100 Faces of Extension” campaign for the 2014 Clermont County Fair July 20-26. Agriculture is represented in numerous ways: crop and livestock production, vegetable and fruit production, veterinarians, heavy equipment operators and mechanics, crop and farm insurance, agriculture loan institutions, agricultural [ Read More ]

Ohio EPA awards grant to SWCD

A $20,600 Environmental Education Fund grant from Ohio EPA will allow Clermont Soil and Water Conservation District for two workshops on how to foster sustainable environmental behavior. Ohio EPA awarded 11 environmental education grants statewide for $304,136. The Greater Cincinnati Regional Storm Water Collaborative and the Miami Conservancy District will host the one-day workshops featuring [ Read More ]

Pierce Twp Police receive grant

The Pierce Township Police was recently awarded a $4,950 Justice Assistance Grant from the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services. The grant was awarded to replace several severely outdated computers the department has been using. The grant represents 75% of the total cost of the project with the remaining 25% paid out of the department’s [ Read More ]

Beaches at East Fork Lake under health advisory due to algae bloom

The State of Ohio placed the campground beach and main beach at East Fork Lake under a Recreational Public Health Advisory as of June 23 due to a toxin produced by a harmful algae bloom called microcystin. This toxin has been shown to affect the liver at a concentration of 6 parts per billion (ppb). [ Read More ]

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