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Library offers more scan, fax stations, notary service

Scan/fax stations are available at two more Clermont County Public Libraries: Milford/Miami Township and Amelia. Also, the system now offers notary service. Patrons have been using scan/fax stations in Goshen, Union Township and Bethel since April. Amelia patrons use these stations often, said Branch Manager Beth Lammrish. One family recently came in to fax a [ Read More ]

Clermont Disability Services benefit from Gerdes Council

Clermont County programs for people with developmental disabilities recently got a boost from the Amelia Knights of Columbus Monsignor Gerdes Council #3123. The council’s annual Measure Up Campaign raised just over $5,000, which Knights representatives distributed to Stepping Stones’ Respite program at Camp Allyn in Batavia, the Thomas A. Wildey School and adult services program [ Read More ]

War veterans can claim bonus

Veterans who served in Iraq have taken advantage of the Ohio Veterans Bonus in increasing numbers this year, but time is rapidly running out to claim this benefit – the deadline for those who served in Iraq is Dec. 31. Through Sept. 30, the Ohio Veterans Bonus program has paid 83, 399 total claims, amounting [ Read More ]

Career Center earns national accreditation

The Commission of the Council on Occupational Education has granted accreditation to the Grant Career Center Adult Education Department. Announcement of the action was made by Al Salazar, Commission Chair, following the COE Fall Commission Meeting of the Council on Occupational Education on Sept. 15. The award of accreditation status is based on an evaluation [ Read More ]

Taliaferro NSDAR sponsoring contests

The Taliaferro Chapter NSDAR is sponsoring two History Contests: an American History Contest open to all 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th graders; and a Christopher Columbus Essay Contest open to 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders. Each contest winner will receive a NSDAR winning certificate, $50, and will be submitted as an entry to the [ Read More ]

Several local issues to appear on Nov. 4 election ballots

There will be local issues to be decided by voters on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 4. Voters in the village of Moscow will be deciding on an additional tax levy of 3 mills. The proposed five-year levy is for the purpose of paying for current operating expenses. Franklin Township voters will be deciding on a [ Read More ]

Open house to benefit foundation

Living Spaces Custom Designs will be the host for a Holiday Open House and Shopping Night to benefit the new Batavia School Foundation from 6 – 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13. The foundation which is in it’s first year has been established to assist with special educational projects and enrichment for grades Kindergarten through 12th [ Read More ]

Sen. Brown announces federal funds for development, jobs

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced $130,260 has been awarded to the City of Cincinnati by the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) initiative to support the Southwestern Ohio Aerospace Region (SOAR) Manufacturing Community. These funds will be used to plan community investment and workforce development strategies for aerospace manufacturing. The [ Read More ]

Portman announces algae grants

U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) has applauded the announcement that the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and Ohio Department of Natural Resources will administer new grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency aimed at protecting public health by helping to reduce phosphorous runoff and expand water quality monitoring in Lake Erie tributaries. “This funding will enhance [ Read More ]

Battlebots kick off in Amelia

Nearly 30 students assembled after school to kick off the 2014-2015 Amelia Baronbots season Aug. 28. Many of these students will be competing in the Xtremebots competition at Wright State’s Nutter Center Saturday, Nov. 22. The Xtremebots league is based upon a 15 pound weight limit, testing the students’ abilities to create a competitive unit [ Read More ]

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