Pictured are Cincinnati Shrine Members along with Dan Gavey, President of the Fastiques Rod and Custom. Check presentation of $50,000.00 at the Fastiques Annual Christmas Party and Check Presentation brings the total of donations to the Cincinnati Shriners Hospital from the Fastiques to over $960,000.
On Dec. 11, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) announced that his Church Plan Clarification Act of 2015 to support the retirement security of our nation’s clergy, church lay workers, and their families has passed the Senate. The Church Plan Clarification Act clarifies the application of certain tax and retirement laws and regulations to the unique [ Read More ]
History demonstrates that disasters and emergencies often interrupt, degrade, or destroy local government’s ability to perform essential functions. This is especially true in rural communities where resources are typically limited under the best of circumstances. These jurisdictions must develop plans that address succession planning, redundant communications, and alternate site needs for their communities to face [ Read More ]
From donating 30,000 food items to the Village Food Pantry, to raising more than $10,000 to help the needy, to putting boots on the ground to aide community programs, New Richmond Exempted Village School District staff, students and community proved once again that care and concern for students and their families is not limited to [ Read More ]
Work to accommodate culvert work will require a three-day closure of state Route 222 next week. State Route 222 will be closed between Chapel Road and Elklick Road, beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, Dec. 28 and continuing through 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30. The detour is westbound state Route 125 to northbound state Route 132 [ Read More ]
The Williamsburg to Batavia Hike/Bike Trail committee is hosting the third annual Rock and Roast fundraiser on Saturday Jan. 23. The event will take place from 6–9 p.m. at Williamsburg High School, located at 500 S. 5th Street, Williamsburg, OH 45176. “The hike/bike trail began as a way to connect the villages of Batavia and [ Read More ]
Miami Township resident Joe Braun was sworn in Dec. 14 as a member of the Clermont County Public Library Board of Trustees. He recently was reappointed by the Clermont County Court of Common Pleas judges. Braun currently serves as president of the library board. He has been a board member since 1999.
U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) today announced that the Senate has voted to extend the Perkins Student Loan Program. The program provides low-interest loans to students who have demonstrated financial need to meet the costs of higher education. “This was a hard-fought victory for Ohio students struggling with the cost of college,” Portman stated. “In [ Read More ]
High school teachers across Ohio will be able to obtain the qualifications needed to teach college courses in high school thanks to $10 million in grant funding allocated by the Ohio General Assembly as part of the Straight A Fund. The new grants, made jointly by the Ohio Department of Education and Ohio Department of [ Read More ]
Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced that 23 local races and issues were decided by a single vote or tied during the 2015 General Election on November 3, 2015. A total of 98 Ohio races have tied or been decided by a one-vote margin since the General Election in 2013. “This shows, once [ Read More ]