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Joy of Adoption ceremony celebrates new forever families

Sixty-eight children from Clermont County have new parents this year – adopted by “forever families” dedicated to bringing them love and stability. Clermont County’s Children’s Protective Services (CPS) celebrated the adoptions at the 2015 Joy of Adoption ceremony, held Nov. 19 at the Bethel United Methodist Church. More than 180 guests attended the ceremony, including [ Read More ]

Festival is seeking 100 young women singers

2nd Annual Young Women In Harmony Festival for South West Ohio and Dayton Area–an exciting musical event for Young Women singers ages 13-25. The Festival will be on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 at Princeton High School Performing Arts Center in Sharonville, Ohio and is a unique opportunity for young women to learn the art of [ Read More ]

The Ohio Department of Health reminds parents about toy safety

The holidays are an exciting time of year for kids and parents and to help ensure that everyone has a safe and happy holiday season, the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), wants to remind parents to keep safety in mind when choosing toys for young children when out holiday shopping. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety [ Read More ]

Mercy Health – Clermont Hospital seeks volunteers

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 to extend the healing ministry of Jesus by improving the health of our communities with an emphasis on people who are poor and under-served? If so, [ Read More ]

Time to get the annual license for your dog

If you love your dog, license it. That’s the message from Clermont County Commissioners as the season to buy dog licenses launches from Dec. 1, 2015, through Jan. 31, 2016. Annual licenses cost $16 each; three year licenses can be purchased for $48, and permanent licenses for $160. Kennel licenses can be purchased for $80, [ Read More ]

Local boys, now men, return to roots with Riverstage Company

By Alicia Gibson High school, a time when we, as students, have the free time, the access to lessons, the passion–to pursue any number of ways to express ourselves. In sports, in the arts. Yet how many of us–even five years after graduation–can pick up that once-treasured band instrument and coax anything out of it [ Read More ]

Benintendi recognized by OACB

Laurie Benintendi, a board member for the Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCDD), was recently honored for her contributions to the Board of Trustees of the Ohio Association of County Boards (OACB). Benintendi has been a member of the CCDD Board for over ten years. She was elected to the OACB board on December [ Read More ]

New literary journal focused on short fiction and poetry

Alliteration Ink has announced the launch of recompose, a magazine dedicated to literary fiction and poetry with elements of science fiction, fantasy, and horror for publication in 2016. This new journal from the Dayton publisher is edited by Leslie J. Anderson of Columbus, and Anton Cancre of Cincinnati. The project is currently offering issue #0 [ Read More ]

Christmas at the Cabin extends season

Yes, Christmas at the Cabin is still open, and actually will be through Dec. 23!- except for Mondays. New beautiful wares arriving nearly daily, so if you are in need of some fresh new Christmas decorations for your home or an unique gift for someone special you may want to think about a drive out [ Read More ]

Mercy Health Foundation invites you to give the gift of hope and healing

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that the Mercy Health Foundation is inviting the community to care for our neighbors in need of vital health care this holiday season with a tax-deductible donation. Visit and select “Mercy Health Foundation – Cincinnati” [ Read More ]

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