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Peoples Bank to host Grand Re-Opening Ribbon Cutting events

Who: Peoples Bank and members of the community will be joined by local officials When: Friday, April 15: Ribbon-Cutting Event 10 a.m. Where: Peoples Bank | 735 Lila Ave, Milford, OH 45150-1615 When: Friday, April 15: Ribbon-Cutting Event 11 a.m. Where: Peoples Bank | 244 W Main St, Williamsburg, OH 45176-1341 When: Friday, April 15: [ Read More ]

The Forest-Aires Women’s Chorus to stage spring musical

The Forest-Aires Women’s Chorus presents its spring show, “ENCORE! 2016 – Love & Laughter,” April 22, 23, and 24th. The 38 member chorus performs many of the numbers as an ensemble, and members also break out for small-group numbers. Six high school students who won The Forest-Aires’ voice scholarships are featured soloists. See “ENCORE! 2016” [ Read More ]

Price Hill Will seeks artists for Musicians of Color Portrait Project

Price Hill Will is commissioning five Cincinnati artists to create portraits of musicians of color. Each of the five portraits will celebrate the life and contributions of a revolutionary musician of color, and will eventually be on permanent display at the Warsaw Avenue Firehouse. MYCincinnati, a free youth orchestra program, uses the Firehouse daily for [ Read More ]

Good agricultural practices training for local fruit and vegetable growers

On Monday, April 18, 2016, from 6-9 p.m., the OSU Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team will be in Southwest Ohio training produce growers and workers on good agricultural practices and food safety for the produce farm, greenhouse, and backyard gardener.  The workshop focuses on preventing microbial contamination of fruit and vegetables.   The workshop presenters are extension [ Read More ]

Freeman Enclosure Systems hiring

Freeman Enclosure Systems hiring for 60 available positions.   Freeman Enclosure Systems is a manufacturer of large diesel power generation systems with a single location in Batavia. With more than 30 years industry experience, Freeman Enclosures Systems serves a variety of markets such as: data centers, hospitals, water and sewer infrastructure, communications, government and industry. [ Read More ]

Local school official to serve on OSBA committee

Mr. Mark Ewing, a member of the Batavia Local Schools and Great Oaks lTCD, has been named to the following committees at the Ohio School Boards Association: Board of Trustees- The Board of Trustees has general charge of the affairs, funds and property of the association. It has full power to carry out the purposes [ Read More ]

USDA launches ‘Plant a Window Box for Pollinators’

At the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) urged Americans of all ages to “Plant a Window Box for Pollinators” by using a new, free online tool available for use at the redesigned People’s Garden Initiative website. The new tool allows people to determine which plants will provide [ Read More ]

Felicity-Franklin Elementary March honors

Student of the Month Kindergarten: Lilyann Lane, Eli Newberry, Aiden Palmer 1st Grade: Dylan Bauer, Donovan Blevins, Katelyn Latchford 2nd Grade: Riley Ann Carnahan, Addison Klotter, Philip Thompson 3rd Grade: Madison Carson, Courtney Donovan, Ashlyn Jones 4th Grade: Grant Carter, Emerson Pinger, Allyson Roesch Perfect Attendance 3rd Quarter 2015-2016 Kindergarten: Presley Asbrock-Schnell, Derek Breig, Preston [ Read More ]

Patrol reminds drivers to keep eyes, focus on the road

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Lebanon Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to keep their eyes and focus on the roadway while driving. Last year 13,261 crashes in Ohio had a reported distraction, including 39 fatal crashes. From 2014 to 2015, the number of reported distracted drivers [ Read More ]

New online tool unveiled for public to comment on Eastern Corridor phases

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is continuing its analysis of “Segments II and III” of the Eastern Corridor group of projects. Part of this analysis includes the development of a new online tool for the public to provide input that will help to identify improvements. These improvements will add value to communities and businesses [ Read More ]


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