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Harleys Against Heroin raises $41,000

By Kelly Doran Editor Harleys Against Heroin had another successful fundraiser this year, including a new ride on the west side of Cincinnati. Both of the rides went very well, Nikki Patton, one of the founding members, said. The east side ride, which started in Amelia and ended in Felicity, was on July 25 and [ Read More ]

Shank Park to be renovated

By Kelly Doran Editor The storm water basin in Spencer Shank Memorial Park in Amelia is going to be renovated to be more functional and take more runoff. Right now, the basin takes soil and water runoff from subdivisions to the north of the park. It holds backwater during large storms and slowly releases it [ Read More ]

New Richmond council eliminates recordings

By Megan Alley Sun staff The New Richmond Village Council voted on August 25 to stop recording the audio of its meetings. “Are we required by the Ohio Revised Code to tape our meetings?” asked Councilman Paul Vanderbosch. “I would like to amend that we no longer do that then.” Councilwoman Mary Allen voted against [ Read More ]

CASC reopens under new management

By Kelly Doran Editor The Community Alternative Sentencing Center reopened on September 1 under new management, after closing in February. Talbert House ran CASC from August 2013 to February 11, 2015 when its contract ended. In that time, CASC had 483 patients. The Clermont County Commissioners voted to have Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services become [ Read More ]

Developer to bring in businesses to Eastgate

By Kelly Doran Editor PEBB Enterprises, a company based in south Florida, purchased the property across from Jungle Jim’s International Market and is bringing in numerous stores, such as HomeGoods and Five Below, Inc. PEBB had started targeting markets in the Midwest when those searching found the property, which PEBB named 32 East Retail. The [ Read More ]

New Richmond to drug test students

By Megan Alley Sun staff Students participating in extracurricular activities at New Richmond High School will now face random drug tests throughout the school year. During its meeting on August 17, the New Richmond Board of Education unanimously approved a random drug testing policy for athletes and students participating in other extracurricular activities such as [ Read More ]

September is child cancer awareness month in Williamsburg

The village of Williamsburg Mayor Mary Ann Lefker proclaimed September 2015 as child cancer awareness month in the village during a council meeting on August 13.

Commissioners designate Making Democracy Work Day

Clermont County Commissioners issued a proclamation designating August 26, 2015 as League of Women Voters: Making Democracy Work Day at their meeting on August 19. From left, Clermont County Commissioners Ed Humphrey and Bob Proud, League of Women Voters Member-at-Large Linda Pilon, League of Women Voters President Marti Kleinfetter and Commissioner Dave Uible.

County Commissioners consider storm water district

By Megan Alley Sun staff Members of the Miami Trails Homeowners Association urged the Clermont County Commissioners to act swiftly to approve and establish the Miami Trails Storm Water District, a move members hope will help alleviate flooding and sinkholes within the subdivision. The cause of the sinkholes is a large amount of impervious surfaces [ Read More ]

Local educator receives National award

By Megan Alley Sun staff Gigi Neal, Agriculture and Natural Resources educator for Ohio State University Clermont County received the 2015 Achievement Award from the National Association of County Agriculture Agents. “The award is a recognition by her peers in Ohio,” said Stephen Hadcock, NACAA Recognition and Awards Chair and Senior Resource Educator with Cornell [ Read More ]

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