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School hosts cooking competition

By Megan Alley Sun staff April 25 marked a day of friendly competition at Days of Wonder school as students participated in the school’s first cooking competition. “The kids requested an event like the television show ‘Chopped,’” said Cynthia Day, founder, director and teacher at the school. Day was happy to oblige and organized the [ Read More ]

Art show spotlights historic farm

By Megan Alley Sun staff The South Milford Artisans’ annual spring show is April 30 to May 1 at the historic Arrowhead Farm in Milford; organizers hope the event will ignite the public’s interest in the property, which was recently purchased by Valley View Foundation and preserved as a park. The 190-acre farm, located at [ Read More ]

Milford florist remembered

By Megan Alley Sun staff Friends and family of Jay Jungclas, founder of both Milford’s Jay’s Garden Center and Jay’s Florist and who passed away on April 17, remember the businessperson as a generous man many called “Papa Jay.” “He was always thinking of others; he was all about giving back,” said Jungclas’ daughter, Donna [ Read More ]

Amelia students hold safe driving event

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Two Amelia High School students held an event on April 22 in an effort to educate their peers about the dangers of distracted driving. Caitlyn Keith and Hailey Davis, both juniors, are part of the student organization, Business Professionals of America, which partners with the National Organizations for Youth Safety. NOYS [ Read More ]

Event aimed to create dialogue

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A team of organizations invested in Clermont County put on an event on April 20, called Clermont County Keeping Kids Safe: Cyber Safety Team Project. The multi-disciplinary team that put the event on consists of the Clermont County Prosecutor’s Office, Clermont County Children’s Services, Clermont County law enforcement, the Cincinnati Children’s [ Read More ]

Miami Township to build new fire station

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Miami Township will be building a permanent fire station at the same site as the current, temporary Station 29. Station 29, located at 1375 state Route 131, is one of four stations in the township. It was opened in November 2014 because, after looking at wait times in the township, the [ Read More ]

Newtonsville will benefit from grant

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Clermont County is planning to build a new wastewater collection and treatment system in the village of Newtonsville, which will be partially funded by a grant and a loan from the United States Department of Agriculture. The USDA is providing 60 projects in communities with fewer than 10,000 residents with $183 [ Read More ]

Bethel voters to decide on school levy

By Megan Alley Sun staff On Nov. 8, voters in the village of Bethel will be asked to decide on a 6.6 mill five-year emergency school levy. The Bethel-Tate Board of Education unanimously approved putting the levy on the November presidential election ballot during the board’s meeting on April 19. The levy is expected to [ Read More ]

Goshen hires police chief, administrator

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Goshen Township has a police chief and an administrator again after the trustees approved both hires during the April 12 trustee meeting. Trustees voted unanimously to hire Goshen Fire Chief and interim administrator Steve Pegram as the administrator, a position trustees decided to make part time when administrator Lou Ethridge left. [ Read More ]

Goshen police to carry Narcan

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Goshen Township Trustees approved a resolution to allow all Goshen Police Department cruisers to carry Naloxone. Naloxone reverses the effects of a drug overdose. Narcan is a trademarked nasal spray of naloxone hydrochloride. “We’re in the business of saving lives,” Police Chief Bobby Rose said. Clermont County Public Health is [ Read More ]

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