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SSCC announces free GED classes

The Adult Opportunity Center (AOC) at Southern State Community College is offering a January orientation in basic academic skills, GED preparation, and college readiness. Classes are free and materials are furnished. For more information or to register for orientation, please call 800-628-7722, ext. 2687. The program is offered free to any individual who is at [ Read More ]

Bethel Tate announces free and reduced lunch policy

Bethel Tate Local Schools announced its 2015-2016 program year policy for free and reduced-price meals or free milk for students unable to pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast, After School Care Snack or Special Milk Program. Each school office and the central office has [ Read More ]

Help the homeless by donating

Help the homeless keep warm by donating blankets, gloves, hats (earmuffs) and socks in (preferably) men’s size. All donations will be either handed out personally on the streets of Cincinnati or be given to local homeless shelters. So many homeless people die every year by freezing to death. There are currently around 600,000 homeless people [ Read More ]

Portman provisions headed to the president

On Dec. 9, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) announced that his provisions to encourage greater college access for low-income students by allowing them to earn college credits in high school are headed to the President for signature. Portman’s provisions passed the Senate as part of the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015. By providing students [ Read More ]

Multi-state trooper OVI enforcement increases arrests from previous years

The Ohio State Highway Patrol made 399 OVI arrests during the latest 6-State Trooper Project, focused on removing impaired motorists to make safer roadways. This is an 81 percent increase from the same three-day initiative in 2013, and a 40 percent increase from 2014. The high-visibility enforcement began Friday, Dec. 4 and ended Sunday, Dec. [ Read More ]

Hiring event Dec. 17 at OhioMeansJobs

OhioMeansJobs/Clermont County is hosting a hiring event for Kroger for its Anderson Township, Mount Washington and Cherry Grove locations 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 17. OhioMeansJobs/Clermont is located at 756 Old State Route 74, Suite A, Cincinnati 45245. Kroger is looking for positions including cashiers and baggers; grocery, produce, meat and deli clerks; and positions in [ Read More ]

Afghanistan veterans encouraged to apply for the Ohio Veterans bonus

The Ohio Veterans Bonus continues a tradition of awarding bonuses to Ohio veterans that dates back to the Civil War, according to the Ohio Department of Veterans Services (ODVS). “Ohio veterans answered the call to service when our nation needed them most,” said Chip Tansill, director of the Ohio Department of Veterans Services. “It is [ Read More ]

Kasich announces new board members

On Dec. 14, Governor John R. Kasich announced the following appointments to various state boards beginning Dec. 14: Marilyn A. Eisele of Shaker Heights (Cuyahoga Co.) has been appointed to the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees for a term beginning Dec. 14, 2015 and ending May 17, 2023. Tonya L. Rider of Sylvania [ Read More ]

Butler republicans endorse two judges

The Butler County Republican Party endorsed two judges running for a second term on the Twelfth District Court of Appeals. Judges Robin N. Piper and Mike Powell previously were rated as “Highly Recommended” by the party’s screening committee. The Twelfth District Court of Appeals presides over eight counties: Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Fayette, Madison and [ Read More ]

Pautke sworn in as new library board member

Pierce Township resident Bob Pautke was sworn in Dec. 14 as a member of the Clermont County Public Library Board of Trustees. Pautke was appointed by the Clermont County commissioners to fill the seat left vacant by former board member Chris Smith. Pautke is a Pierce Township trustee and a member of the Agenda for [ Read More ]


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