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Schmogrow pleads not guilty

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The woman who was arrested at Monroe Elementary School on Aug. 16 pleaded not guilty and not guilty by reason of insanity on Sept. 6. Alayne Schmogrow, 55, of Monroe Township, was taken into custody and charged with one count of weapons while under disability, a third-degree felony, and one count [ Read More ]

Historic Millcroft Inn purchased by investor

By Kelly Cantwell Editor LS Reddy Properties, LLC, located in Mason, recently purchased the property at 203 Mill Street in Milford, known as Millcroft Inn. The company purchased it for $390,500 from SonRise Bookstore, LLC, which purchased the building for $397,000 in 2001, according to the Clermont County Auditor’s website. LS Reddy Properties formed for [ Read More ]

School spotlight: Credit union branch opens in Amelia High

By Megan Alley Sun staff On Sept. 6, Classic Federal Credit Union held the grand opening of its new student-run branch, located inside Amelia High School. The Wolves Branch is a partnership between CFCU and the West Clermont Local School District; it’s named after the school district’s mascot. The program, which is 18 months in [ Read More ]

Piccadilly reopens as Stone Creek

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The once-troubled apartment complex called Piccadilly Apartments has recently reopened as Stone Creek Apartments after being purchased earlier this year and significantly renovated. The $6.1 million sale to Penklor and DMG closed in January. It was a difficult sale, because the 31 apartment buildings had 19 owners. However, vice president of [ Read More ]

Goshen group holds 9/11 event

By Megan Alley Sun staff On Sept. 11, two Goshen community groups came together to host a Patriot Day outreach and fundraising event to benefit the Goshen Warriors, a newly formed chapter of the Wounded Warrior Project. The event, which was co-sponsored by the chapter and the Bruce Griffin Memorial Scholarship fund, was held from [ Read More ]

Pierce Township looks at options for land

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Pierce Township may be receiving two parcels of land that make up about 147 acres total near the W.C. Beckjord Station because of a 1986 settlement agreement. The agreement, made between the township, the former Cincinnati Gas & Electric Co. and Neighbors Opposing Pit Expansion, was created because the township and [ Read More ]

Milford creates public works department

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Milford City Council unanimously voted to create a new Public Works Department on Aug. 16 after a recommendation by City Manager Michael Doss. “Creating a public works department, I feel, will provide a much more efficient and effective operation for the city,” Doss said. The department will bring the Water, [ Read More ]

Local store donates horse feed

By Megan Alley Sun staff Louiso Feed & Seed, LLC in conjunction with Nutrena Animal Feeds, has donated more than a short ton of horse food to a local horse rescue organization. “This donation will feed the 11 horses and ponies that are in our care for a month and a half,” said Suzan Edwards, [ Read More ]

OSHP investigates crashes

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Ohio State Highway Patrol Batavia Post is investigating two crashes that occurred over the weekend. On Sept. 2, Griffin Partin, 18 of Batavia, was driving a 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse eastbound on Old State Route 32 with two juvenile passengers, when he failed to yield while turning left into a private [ Read More ]

School spotlight: School named pull tab donation champs

By Megan Alley Sun staff Ronald McDonald, representing Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati, visited students at Williamsburg Elementary School on Aug. 30 to thank them for making the largest donation of aluminum can pull tabs of any school in the region. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati is a nonprofit organization that [ Read More ]


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