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Clermont DD Superintendent Sharon Woodrow retiring Dec. 31

By Kristin Rover Sun staff If you ask Sharon Woodrow about her impact as Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities superintendent since she started nearly 22 years ago, she’ll tell you she took over at an agency that was already supported well by the community. And that may be true, but Woodrow has also worked [ Read More ]

Clermont Engineer on Eastgate construction: ‘The worst is over’

By Kristin Rover Staff staff The worst is over when it comes to construction in Eastgate, according to Clermont County Engineer Patrick Manger, and just in time for the holiday shopping season. “The bulk of the work is done,” Manger said about the construction. “Things are getting better.” Manger said they have completed work on [ Read More ]

Holiday events planned in Milford this weekend

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The city of Milford will be getting into the holiday spirit Nov. 28-30 with the annual Hometown Holidays event as well as a the Greater Milford Association Historical Society Holiday Open House. Hometown Holidays will include horse-drawn carriage and antique fire engine rides, a gingerbread house contest, a coloring contest, [ Read More ]

Commissioners approve 2015 appropriations

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Clermont County Commissioners approved 2015 appropriations of $233 million during their Nov. 19 meeting, after discussing the budget during their Nov. 12 informal session. Sukie Scheetz, director of the Office of Management and Budget, told commissioners during the informal session that this year looks better than previous years when it [ Read More ]

County approves new title office in Cherry Grove

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Clermont County Commissioners approved the lease agreement for a new title office for the county during their Nov. 19 session. Clerk of Common Pleas Court Barb Wiedenbein said the office, which will be located at 550 Ohio Pike, Suite 121, will be the third office for the county. “With the [ Read More ]

Dr. Natvarlal Patel retiring after more than 40 years

Staff report Dr. Natvarlal Patel, a physician at Clermont Internists Associates, located in Clermont Mercy Hospital, is retiring this year after nearly 40 years of practice. According to his staff, Patel was born in India and graduated from MGM medical school. He came to the United States and completed his residency at Misericordia Hospital in [ Read More ]

County organizations and officials feed more than 2000 for Thanksgiving

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Several Clermont County organizations worked together this year to provide Thanksgiving meals to more than 2,000 people. The River Valley Longbeards chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation began the Turkey Hunters Care program locally 10 years ago by giving away turkeys to needy families. According to Dave Williamson, president [ Read More ]

Batavia Local School District wins $100,000 grant from Celebrate My Drive campaign

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Batavia Local School District won a $100,000 grant from State Farm Insurance’s Celebrate My Drive campaign this year. Interim Superintendent Barbara Bradley said a State Farm representative presented the check during a pep rally at the high school Nov. 18. “We were in the top 10 in the nation,” Bradley [ Read More ]

Amelia woman killed in crash on SR 132

Staff report A woman was killed as the result of a car crash on state Route 132 in Batavia Township Nov. 19. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol Batavia Post, the crash occurred on SR 132 near Benton Road at 4:40 p.m. After investigating police believe Barry Fridley, 47, of Batavia, was driving north [ Read More ]

Clermont County Commissioners discuss budget and appropriations

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Clermont County Commissioners are requesting more than a balanced budget for 2015 and the county could see more public safety services. Commissioners discussed the 2015 budget and appropriations during the Nov. 12 informal session. Sukie Scheetz, director of the Office of Management and Budget, presented information to commissioners at the [ Read More ]


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