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Batavia Theatre Project announces summer season

The Batavia Theatre Project has announced its inaugural summer season. The season will open Aug. 1 with William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in Sycamore Park, followed by “Batavia’s Bicentennial: A Dramatic Retelling of Our Village’s History” and Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town,” to run in conjunction with the village bicentennial. Productions run through Aug. 24 [ Read More ]

Chautauqua to be hosted in village of New Richmond

New Richmond has been selected as one of four Ohio communities to host Ohio Chautauqua’s “Journey Stories” as part of the array of exciting events and activities for the village’s bicentennial celebration in 2014. The signature red and white tent of Ohio Chautauqua will be coming to New Richmond July 1 through July 5, 2014, [ Read More ]

Local student musician earns gold medal

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Joshua Siderits, of Pierce Township, has been playing the guitar since he was 3 years old and while he is only 10 years old now, his years of practice have already earned him a National Gold Medal from the Royal Conservatory of Music, a music education institution in Canada. A [ Read More ]

Newtonsville to hold second annual car show

Newtonsville’s second annual car show will be held from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, June 14. The show will be held at the village of Newtonsville offices, 794 Wright Street (SR 131). Registration will be between 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Judging will be held until 4 p.m. There will be a 1st Prize [ Read More ]

Union Township Citizens Police Academy to be held

To promote community-oriented policing and foster education and understanding between police and the community, the Union Township Police Department announces it has begun accepting applications for its 11th Citizen Police Academy. The academy is free to the public and will run from 6 – 9 p.m. on consecutive Thursday nights from Aug. 20 through Nov. [ Read More ]

Bethel Nazarene to hold VBS June 8-12

A trainload of fun will be chugging into town when the Bethel Nazarene Church hosts their popular Vacation Bible School and Kick-off Carnival! Each year Family Pastor Cynthia Church writes a unique program your kids won’t find anywhere else! The five day event starts with the Carnival Kick-Off Event on June 8 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. [ Read More ]

Ohioans are being targeted with tax scams

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned that Ohioans are being targeted by tax scams, even though tax season has ended. Since April 15 (the 2014 tax-filing deadline), the Ohio Attorney General’s Office has received more than 50 reports of tax-related scams from consumers across the state. Most consumers do not report losing money, but [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center Teacher Academy members attend FEA national conference

Grant Career Center Teacher Academy students recently attended the 25th Annual Future Educators Association (FEA) National Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Approximately 800 future educators from high schools and colleges nationwide attended the conference. Participants from Grant Career Center included Alyssa Courts, Alyssa Hallahan, Logan Shinkle, Lindsey Smith and Anna Weigand, FEA Advisor Julie Crozier, and [ Read More ]

Local couple volunteers over the course of long marriage

George and Ruth Ann Rooks have been volunteering for the majority of their 55 years of marriage. George and Ruth Ann give back to the community in many ways every day. George sums it up, “You cannot do enough for people in need, this is what the Lord intended us to do and this is [ Read More ]

Veterans benefits discussion to be held

Veterans can learn about their benefits during an afternoon discussion set for 2 – 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 11 at the Amelia Branch Library, 58 Maple Street. Clermont County Veterans Services Commission Executive Director Howard Daugherty will be on hand to discuss benefits, financial assistance, transportation, medal information and other important services for veterans. Also, [ Read More ]

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