News Archive

Akron plane crash has Clermont connection

By Kelly Doran Editor The recent plane crash in Akron, Ohio, killed seven people that worked for PEBB Enterprises, the company developing 32 East Retail in Union Township. The Hawker 125-700 aircraft crashed into a four-unit apartment building on Nov. 10, said National Transportation Safety Board Vice Chairman Bella Dinh-Zarr in a video-recorded press briefing. [ Read More ]

Batavia among lowest renters’ insurance rates

By Megan Alley Sun staff A new study ranks Batavia among the lowest in the state when it comes to renters’ insurance rates. According to ValuePenguin, the research group that conducted the study, Batavia comes in sixth out of 132 cities and towns with the most affordable renters’ insurance. The average annual rate for renters’ [ Read More ]

Goshen drive-thru reopens

By Megan Alley Sun staff Danny’s Drive-Thru, in Goshen Township, reopened on Oct. 15 under new management and a new name. Zip’s Drive-Thru, a reference to zip in and zip out, is owned by Sherry Diehl, Kyle Diehl and Cathy Diehl. “We’re very excited to get this opportunity to reopen the business, get to know [ Read More ]

Jersey Mike’s opens in Eastgate

By Kelly Doran Editor A Batavia couple opened a new Jersey Mike’s Subs in Eastgate on Sept. 23. Owner Greg Slaughter always wanted to open a franchise, his wife and joint owner Tanya Slaughter said, and they were already familiar with Jersey Mike’s through her sister, who has worked at a Jersey Mike’s for nine [ Read More ]

Milford students remember Korean veterans

By Caroline Kerber Sun intern Milford High School seniors Kevin Hansbauer and Zachary Lorenz were approached in August, asking if they would like to take on a rather large project. Robert Farrell, Milford Exempted Village Schools superintendent, came to Hansbauer and Lorenz, both students in the Distributive Education Clubs of America, a business and marketing [ Read More ]

Bethel praised as early signer to online Checkbook

By Megan Alley Sun staff On Nov. 12, Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel announced a partnership with his office and the village of Bethel to place the village’s spending online at The “online checkbook,” which was launched last year, is a user-friendly database that allows the public to see how tax money is being spent. [ Read More ]

Union Twp man accused of sexual abuse

By Kelly Doran Editor A Union Township man has been charged with multiple felonies after allegedly performing inappropriate sexual acts with young boys. Brett Davis, 40, is charged with seven counts of gross sexual imposition, a felony of the third degree, six counts of gross sexual imposition, a felony of the fourth degree, five counts [ Read More ]

Development continues in Union Twp

By Kelly Doran Editor The large number of public hearings at the Nov. 12 Union Township Board of Trustees meeting is just another indication that businesses are continuing to establish and renovate in the township. Among the new businesses moving to the township is Raising Cane’s, which will be located at 826 Eastgate North Drive [ Read More ]

WWII and Korean conflict veteran turns 100

By Megan Alley Sun staff A veteran of both World War II and the Korean conflict celebrated his 100th birthday on Nov. 14 with a party held at the Miami Township Civic Center. Milford resident Ellis Atchison, who is known as “Colonel” in recognition of his military rank, celebrated the milestone with his family, friends [ Read More ]

Agency tries to curb Eastgate traffic concerns

By Megan Alley Sun staff Construction is almost done on the state Route 32 and Interstate 275 interchange project, but many local commuters have expressed concerns about continued traffic congestion in the area. The $32 million dollar project was meant to more safely and efficiently move people through the Eastgate area. “We are all done [ Read More ]

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