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St Philomena members look for first church

By Kristin Rover Sun staff As part of the 175th anniversary celebration of St. Philomena, members of local parishes attempted to locate the original church during a special event May 10. “It’s the 175th anniversary of the mother parish of Clermont County,” Father Jerry Hiland said. “We’ve always talked about where that original wooden church [ Read More ]

Housing Authority receives Auditor of State Award

Auditor of State Dave Yost has announced that the Clermont Metropolitan Housing Authority received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report. The Auditor of State Award is presented to local governments and school districts upon the completion of a financial audit. Entities that receive the award meet the following criteria of a [ Read More ]

Uecker introduces concealed carry legislation

State Senator Joe Uecker (R–Miami Township) has introduced legislation to improve and streamline Ohio’s concealed weapons laws. Senate Bill 338 modernizes access to concealed carry licenses while adding common sense safeguards that protect all Ohioans. Specifically, the legislation allows non-Ohio residents, upon completion of requirements, to receive a concealed handgun license if they are employed [ Read More ]

Clermont County Engineer announces temporary road closure

The Clermont County Engineer’s Office has announced that Cider Mill Drive will be closed at Clough Pike beginning Monday, May 19. Traffic will be detoured onto Terrace Drive for approximately three weeks while work to reconstruct Clough Pike continues. Weather permitting, the work on Cider Mill Drive will be completed by Friday, June 6, and [ Read More ]

Career Day held at Bick Primary

William Bick Primary School in Bethel held its annual Career Day Thursay, May 1. Among the many presenters during the day was the UC Health Air Care crew currently based in Union Township. Above, Dr. Andrew Latimer, left, and flight nurse Erik Robinette answer questions posed by students in Holly Kreimer’s second grade class. At [ Read More ]

May is Older Americans Month in Clermont County

By Kristin Rover Sun staff May is Older Americans Month in Clermont County, and Clermont Senior Services has been out and about letting resident know about the assistance they provide. Clermont County Commissioners designated May as Older Americans Month during their April 23 session. “I want to thank the board for having the level of [ Read More ]

Two men sought for home invasion in Union Township

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The Clermont County Grand Jury indicted two people in connection with a home invasion that took place in Union Township April 25, according to Lieutenant Scott Gaviglia, operations commander for the Union Township Police Department. Elim Chizdek Thomas, 20, and Abdur Rahim Ali Peters, 21, both of Cincinnati, were indicted [ Read More ]

Former school board member organizing Batavia Foundation

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Former Batavia Local School District Board of Education member Barbara Bruner announced plans for a foundation that will help provide resources to children in the district during the April 21 board meeting. Bruner is working to help organize the Batavia Local Schools Foundation that will be used to fund enrichment [ Read More ]

Amelia swears in new part-time police officer

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Amelia Mayor Todd Hart swore in a new part-time police officer during the April 22 village council meeting. Matthew Kohus was hired as a part-time officer and will soon begin his duties in the village. “I am very excited and happy,” Kohus said about the opportunity. “I can’t wait to [ Read More ]

Tyszkiewicz wins Democratic primary race for 2nd District

By Art Hunter Marek Tyszkiewicz has won the Democrat primary for 2nd District US Representative. Tyszkiewicz, an actuary and businessman from Anderson Township, emerged victorious from a field of four Democrat candidates. The 4,781 votes Tyszkiewicz won gave him 29.78 percent of the vote across the 2nd District. Ronny Richards came in second with 24.66 [ Read More ]


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