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Rep. Wenstrup reports for duty

Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) took the first two weeks of August to fulfill his military obligations, traveling to Fort McCoy in Wisconsin to complete his annual Army Reserve training. Wenstrup, a Reservist for 16 years, must complete a required amount of training each year. Wenstrup is able to fit his military service into his August [ Read More ]

Register now for technology summit

Prelunch Keynote Speaker for the Business Technology Summit 2014 will be Dave Knox, CMO for Rockfish, one of the fastest growing digital agencies in the country, and a co-founder of the The Brandery – one of the top 10 startup accelerators in the U.S., recognized by Ad Age as “1 of 25 Media People You [ Read More ]

Iraq War veterans need to act on bonus soon

The Iraq War Bonus will be ending at the end of this year, in December. Time is running out for veterans who have not applied, as the end of the year will be here soon. The Ohio Department of Veterans Services and your local Veterans Services Commission of Clermont County wants all veterans to be [ Read More ]

Few chances left to see ‘Our Town,’ ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ in Batavia

The Batavia Theatre Project offers several ways to see Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” on a budget, such as Pay What You Can nights and half-price Rush Tickets. Thursday performances on Aug. 14 and 21 are Pay What You Can performances. Patrons can see this critically acclaimed play for a donation. The theater is also offering [ Read More ]

Portman, Franken work together to help eradicate homelessness among students

U.S. Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Al Franken (D-Minn.) introduced a bipartisan bill to make sure that young people and veterans who have faced homelessness don’t have to make the difficult choice between a place to call home and a good education. This important legislative fix would close a loophole that prevents many full-time students—including [ Read More ]

Clermont Philharmonic Orchestra to play Aug. 16

The Board of Trustees again presents Clermont County’s finest musicians in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Union Township Amphitheatre. The Clermont Philharmonic Orchestra has been a favorite of Union Township concert-goers since the Civic Center opened in 2005. For this performance, the CPO will be led by Jaime Morales Matos, music [ Read More ]

Batavianative Hines will portray Dimmitt

Batavia’s Bicentennial Celebration will be filled with music, venders, a parade, fireworks, and live theater. At Batavia’s Bicentennial: A Dramatic Retelling of Our Village’s History.” Batavia Theatre Project is proud to announce Batavia-native Clinton Hines will portray village founder Ezekiel Dimmitt in a free one-man, multimedia presentation on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Those attending the [ Read More ]

Felicity-Franklin schools employ 15 students in summer jobs program

Fifteen teens working at Felicity-Franklin schools have spent the summer cleaning classrooms, scrubbing bathrooms, stripping and waxing floors, and painting walls and fences. And when they receive their paychecks, the teens’ reaction is similar: “It’s pretty exciting, actually,” said Mikey Simpson, 18, one of four brothers working at the schools. “I actually earned this.” The [ Read More ]

New Richmond grad completes basic training

Air Force Airman Dominic A. Steelman graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward [ Read More ]

Attorney General announces settlement

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that Ohio and 41 other attorneys general have reached a $35 million settlement to resolve allegations that Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc. unlawfully promoted Rapamune, a drug approved for use by kidney transplant patients. Pfizer Inc., the parent company of Wyeth, agrees to be bound by the settlement. Ohio will [ Read More ]

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