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Amelia looking for new administrative manager

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Amelia Administrative Manager Julie Wartman retired from the village Feb. 13 and village officials are looking to fill her position. Wartman has been working there for almost 11 years, according to Amelia Mayor Todd Hart. Hart recognized Wartman during the Feb. 10 council meetin and presented her with an engraved [ Read More ]

Students raising money for playground

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Two St. Andrew students are raising funds to save their playground in Milford. Alexis Walter, 12, and Finnegan Huxell, 13, announced during the Feb. 17 council meeting that they want to make Milford Main School a park. The property has been under discussion recently after developer Jim Cohen, with CMC [ Read More ]

Scene75 to open in Miami Twp

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Miami Township is welcoming a business that will fill a niche on the east side of Cincinnati. Township Administrator Laurence Fronk announced that Scene75 will be opening a second location in the township at the Feb. 17 Trustees meeting. Scene75 is one of the largest indoor entertainment centers in the [ Read More ]

Batavia gets police dog

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The village of Batavia Police recently welcomed a new member to the department, a German Shepherd by the name of Kraft. Kraft is Batavia’s first police dog, Chief Michael Gardner said. He has been on duty with Chris McMillan, Batavia’s canine handler, since Feb. 12. Kraft is a dual-purpose dog, [ Read More ]

Sen. Paul visits Clermont County

By Wayne Gates Editor Senator Rand Paul visited Clermont County on Feb. 17. Paul spoke at the Clermont County Republican Party Lincoln-Reagan dinner at the Oasis Conference Center in Loveland. Paul is considered by many to be unofficially running for President of the United States.  He recently said he will announce a decision on his [ Read More ]

Residents oppose splitting road

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Three residents of Old South Riverside were shocked to read the village’s plans to turn the dead-end road into two roads. Reading an article in the paper before the village contacted residents and asked them about what they think is frustrating, resident Edward Humbert said. About 500 feet of the [ Read More ]

Milford council rejects Milford Main plan

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Two weeks after a six-hour hearing about the Milford Main School development, Milford City Council members rejected the zone change for the proposed development during their Feb. 17 meeting in front of a cheering crowd of residents. Council voted 6-1 to reject the zone change, citing concerns with emergency medical [ Read More ]

Heroin in Clermont County
Part 1: The Impact of Addiction

This week will begin a series on heroin and its dramatic impact in Clermont County By Kristin Rover Sun staff If you asked Ryan Tarvin, 35, of Price Hill, formerly of Williamsburg, what he wanted to be when he grew up, he would never have raised his hand and said ‘a junkie.’ Tarvin, who grew [ Read More ]

Eastgate tunnel won’t open until later this year

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The tunnel in Eastgate won’t be opened as soon as originally planned, officials with the Ohio Department of Transportation said. Ohio Representative John Becker asked about the status of the tunnel, which was originally going to open the first part of the year, during the Clermont Transportation Improvement District meeting [ Read More ]

Man robs Bethel bank

Staff report A man robbed a bank in Bethel Feb. 11, and police have now released video surveillance photos. At 1:05 p.m., a tall, thin white male walked into Key Bank in Bethel and demanded money, Bethel Police Chief Mark Planck said. The man did not show a gun or say he had one, Planck [ Read More ]


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