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Freedom Center home to Cincinnati’s last free standing African American bookstore

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced today that they are the new home of Cincinnati’s last free standing, black-owned African American bookstore—Smith & Hannon, formerly located in Bond Hill. Museum admission is not required to visit the bookstore. Located on the first floor of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Smith & Hannon is [ Read More ]

6-State Trooper Project focused on enforcement

The Ohio State Highway Patrol joined forces with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project to focus on marijuana and criminal patrol enforcement from Thursday, Sept. 22 at 12:01 a.m. through Sunday, Sept. 25 at 11:59 p.m. This high-visibility enforcement effort included the Indiana State Police, Kentucky State Police, Michigan State Police, Ohio State Highway [ Read More ]

Mason honored as Ohio Fire Service Instructor of the Year

Great Oaks instructor Johnny Mason of Batavia was recognized this week as Ohio Fire Service Instructor of the Year during the 2016 Ohio Fire Service Hall of Fame awards ceremony in Reynoldsburg. Mason, a lieutenant in the Liberty Township Fire Department, has been an instructor at the Great Oaks Career Campuses Fire Academy for 14 [ Read More ]

FFA student awarded trip to Costa Rica

By: Kolbie Brandenburg, FFA Reporter In June, Collin Dunaway and FFA advisor Holly Jennings had the opportunity to go on a 9-day trip to the beautiful country of Costa Rica. Previously in November, Dunaway had the opportunity to compete at the National FFA Convention, as a National FFA proficiency finalist. He then competed to participate in [ Read More ]

Five generations

Five generation of Haucks: Virginia Johnson Hauck Komo, born Oct. 22, 1931 Dennis Paul Hauck, born Nov. 3, 1948 Jodi Lynn Hauck-Edwards, born Aug. 23, 1969 Miranda Nichole Brumback-Briggs, born Jan. 13, 1991 Averie Lynn Briggs, born July 2, 2016

Mercy – Clermont seeks volunteers

If you want to make a difference in the lives of others, meet new friends, contribute to your community, learn more about yourself and share in Mercy Health – Cincinnati’s mission, Mercy Health – Clermont Hospital welcomes your interest, skills and talent. Clermont Hospital is currently seeking volunteers in the following areas: Circle of Caring [ Read More ]

Play unwraps a hilarious antidote to holiday stress

­­With the holidays just around the corner, the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park has the perfect antidote to seasonal stress: The Second City’s Holidazed & Confused Revue, which offers riotous send-ups of holiday traditions from Nov. 5 through Dec. 31. Chicago’s most famous entertainment export returns after a four-year absence, having twice brought its world-famous [ Read More ]

Clearpath Financial opens in Eastgate

Thomas Candelaresi is pleased to announce the opening of Clearpath Financial in Eastgate. Clearpath Financial is a financial services company concentrating on providing clients with comprehensive retirement planning strategies. Clearpath Financial is located in the Eastgate Professional Building at 4452 Eastgate Blvd, Suite 201A, on the corner of Eastgate Boulevard and Eastgate South Dr., Union [ Read More ]

Couple celebrates 60th anniversary

Edward and Mary Grainger of Batavia Township celebrated 60 years of marriage Sept. 22, 2016. They have five children, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Special Needs Scholarship application window open

Ohio students with special needs can now apply for a Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship. The deadline to apply is November 15, 2016. The Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program is available for Ohio students who have special needs. Recipients can use their scholarship toward services and education costs at the participating school and/or provider(s) [ Read More ]


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