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Campaign shows the dangers of roadwork

This summer, the Ohio Department of Transportation began a social media campaign to raise awareness about the state’s “Move Over” law. It’s a law that mandates motorists move over and slow down when vehicles with flashing lights, including highway work crew trucks, are on the side of the road. The various posts to Facebook and [ Read More ]

Charity Golf outing raises $60,000 for CASA

With many thank to Mary Eisnaugle and the Lykins Golf Outing Team, the 26th Annual Lykins Charity Golf Outing was a smashing success!  Larger than ever, this year’s event featured 2 tee times—morning and afternoon, and each tee time had awards for the best golfers on the green. This event is an enormous support for [ Read More ]

Thousands of pheasants to be released

More than 15,000 ring-necked pheasants will be released at 25 Ohio public hunting areas this fall to provide additional hunting opportunities across the state, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The ODNR Division of Wildlife will be releasing pheasants on Friday, Oct. 23, and Friday, Oct. 30, prior to the small-game weekends [ Read More ]

Brown urges feds to release funds for low income home energy assistance program

With colder temperatures approaching, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) this week urged the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to release funds for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). LIHEAP gives states the resources to assist low-income homes and seniors with their energy bills during the cold winter and hot summer [ Read More ]

Million Veteran Program nears goal

“The Million Veteran Program is almost nearly halfway toward meeting its initial goal of registering one million veterans in a national research program,” stated Ms. Sara Godina, a research assistant at the Cincinnati Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center. Ms. Godina spoke at the monthly meeting of Chapter #63 (Clermont County) Disabled American Veterans (DAV) held [ Read More ]

FSA reminds producers of approaching NAP deadlines for 2016 crops

The Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producers who are interested in the 2016 Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP), of the need to apply for coverage by the following crop deadline dates. • November 20, 2015 is the deadline for 2016 NAP coverage on apples, asparagus, blueberries, cherries, chestnuts, forage for hay and pasture, grapes, [ Read More ]

Ohio EPA seeks public comments on proposed “HABs Reporting Rules” for public water systems and laboratory certifications

Requesting feedback from interested parties, Ohio EPA has opened an initial comment period related to the Agency’s new draft rules for public drinking water systems (and laboratories) as it relates to the reporting and monitoring of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs). Confirmed reports of these blue green HABs growing in Ohio’s lakes, reservoirs, and rivers were [ Read More ]

Mercy Health – Cincinnati and BrightView announce affiliation

Mercy Health, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that it has entered into an affiliation agreement with BrightView, which provides patient-focused, evidence-based chemical dependency treatment. This agreement, which includes clinical collaboration between Mercy Health and BrightView, will expand access to outpatient chemical dependency rehabilitation services in Greater [ Read More ]

UC Clermont holds Health Information Online Chat every Thursday and Sunday

UC Clermont College will hold an online chat every Thursday and Sunday to answer questions about the Health information professional field – one of the fastest growing professions in the United States. Recent changes in health care delivery, electronic health record systems and medical coding and billing systems have created a demand for health information [ Read More ]

Volunteers Organize Public Forums For Pierce Fire Levy

Pierce Township residents have 2 more opportunities to learn about the November 3 ballot measure for a Fire & Life Squad Levy, thanks to 3 Public Forums that will be hosted at local elementary schools during the month of October. “This is an important part of our efforts to ensure every resident makes an informed [ Read More ]

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