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Batavia police receive AED training

The entire Batavia Police Department received CPR and AED training on April 21. The village purchased two AEDs, one for each cruiser, Chief Michael Gardner said. Central Joint Fire and EMS trained the officers. There have been some incidents in the village over the past couple years where AEDs have been used effectively. Now officers [ Read More ]

Smog Alerts replaced by Air Quality Advisories

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency announced last week that it is changing the name of its Smog Alert program to Air Quality Advisory. “The old Smog Alert program has been in place for the last 20 years, and it was a great program. It was very successful. It was [ Read More ]

Residents named to OSBA Board of Trustees

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Mark Ewing and Sue Steele were both recently named to the Ohio State School Boards Association Board of Trustees, among other committees. Ewing, who is on the Batavia Local Schools Board of Education and the Great Oaks Board of Directors, has been a part of the Southwest Regional Executive Committee [ Read More ]

Milford Troop 120 Tiger Scouts and their families visit The Clermont Sun

Alex Phillips, Logan Gordan, Jackson Sliwiniski, Abby Phillips, Gabriel Gammon

Colorful Cupboard continues to create community in Clermont Co.

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Colorful Cupboard in Amelia celebrated its first anniversary on Sunday, April 26 with a birthday cake, artist demonstrations, music and a big sale. “This first year has been busy, and it’s been a learning experience,” said owner Kim Orlemann of Anderson Township. “I love it.” Orlemann describes The Colorful [ Read More ]

Three Miami Twp. firefighters promoted

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The Miami Township Fire/EMS Department promoted firefighters for the first time since 1999 on April 21, with the exception of Chief Steve Kelly’s promotion. Three firefighters were promoted to station lieutenant during a ceremony at the Miami Township Trustees meeting. “They’re our next generation of leaders. They’re the leaders that [ Read More ]

Council gives okay to explore demolition costs

By Megan Alley Sun staff After a fiery debate about process, the Milford City Council gave the go-ahead to City Manager Tom Wright to research demolition costs associated with the Milford Main School, a move some council members thought should be handled in executive session. “We have had discussions about the direction the council wants [ Read More ]

Luncheon held to raise awareness

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The second annual National Crime Victims Rights’ Week Luncheon was held on April 22 to raise awareness about the week and the issue. The event, put on by the Clermont County Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Taskforce, opened with the Miami Township Police Department Honor Guard and an introduction by [ Read More ]

Maupin featured in army reserve exhibit

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Staff Sgt. Keith M. Maupin is now memorialized in a new Army Reserve corridor exhibit in the Pentagon that opened on April 21. “In our part of the world he put a picture or a face on the war in Iraq and Afghanistan,” Keith Maupin said of his son, known [ Read More ]

Semi flips on state Route 125

By Kelly Doran Sun staff A KW Transport semi truck turning right onto state Route 125 from southbound Interstate 275 on April 24 overturned. While the driver, Anthony Hardin, 47, was turning, the load shifted, causing the semi to flip, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Speed is not believed to be a factor. [ Read More ]


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