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An interview with the ‘Hit King,’ part IV

By Mark Calitri I had the special opportunity recently for an exclusive, all access interview with the “Hit King” Pete Rose. Our rules…there were none! I questioned Pete on topics that I’ve never heard him asked before. Today’s interview is final interview in a four part series. Mark: Who was your favorite athlete? Pete: My [ Read More ]

Business Technology Summit 2014 to be held in Union Twp.

By Art Hunter Editor The Tri-State Business Technology Summit 2014 will be held at the Holiday Inn & Suites Cincinnati Eastgate on Wednesday, Oct. 29. The event is designed to reach small to medium sized businesses in Greater Cincinnati and help those businesses incorporate new technology services into their strategic plans. John Melvin, director of [ Read More ]

Batavia Township resident celebrates her 105th birthday

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Grace Duchemin, of Batavia Township, was born October 8, 1909, and on Wednesday celebrated her 105th birthday. For Duchemin, living to see 105 wouldn’t have been possible without her family, faith, health, and humor. “My mother got me started on healthy food,” Duchemin said. Duchemin said she grew up on [ Read More ]

Milford company makes life-changing technology

By Kristin Rover Sun staff A company based in Milford is creating life-changing technology for individuals with disabilities. The company is Control Bionics and the technology enables individuals with debilitating conditions to communicate. Peter Ford, founder and CEO of Control Bionics, and James Schorey, vice president of engineering, have worked together to develop neural system [ Read More ]

Sheriff hosts a lunch for senior citizens

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The Clermont County Sheriff’s Office took time to recognize seniors in the community by hosting their annual Senior Citizen Appreciation Lunch Oct. 9 at the Clermont County Fairgrounds. Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg said the lunch is a nice way to give back to seniors in Clermont County. “We’ve done this [ Read More ]

Serious issues addressed at Oct. 14 Domestic Violence Awareness Luncheon

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The first annual Domestic Violence Awareness Luncheon touched on serious and important issues Oct. 14 at the Union Township Civic Center. Stephanie Shoe, with the YWCA of Greater Cincinnati, said the event was intended to be informative with speakers from the Clermont County Prosecutor’s Office, local law enforcement agencies, the [ Read More ]

Two killed in Miami Township murder-suicide

Staff report Two men were killed in apparent murder-suicide in Miami Township Oct. 6. According to Miami Township police, Robert Dyer, 35, and John Waitas, 38, both died as the result of gunshot wounds. Police responded to 5439 Wolfpen-Pleasant Hill Road in the township around 5:53 a.m. to investigate the reported shooting. When they arrived [ Read More ]

Township officials concerned about school traffic

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Batavia Township officials are concerned about traffic backing up from Amelia Elementary School. Administrator Rex Parsons and Deputy William Brewer with the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office discussed their concerns during trustees’ Oct. 6 meeting. Brewer said traffic has been backing up during school dismissal causing issues at the intersection of [ Read More ]

Union Township man dies in tree trimming accident

Staff report A Union Township man died as the result of a tree trimming accident Sept. 30. According to a release from Lieutenant Scott Gaviglia, operations commander of Union Township Police Department, police responded to an emergency call around 4:16 p.m. in the 5100 block of Chukker Point Lane in the township. When police arrived, [ Read More ]

County to open a new title office

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Clermont County could have a new title office in the Cherry Grove area of Union Township as early as February if everything goes according to plan. Alice Fricke, chief deputy clerk for Clermont County, said the county is waiting for bids for a new title office location. “It was published [ Read More ]

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