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United Way kicks off annual campaign

By Megan Alley Sun staff This year’s United Way of Greater Cincinnati – Eastern Area 2016 campaign launched with a kickoff event on Aug. 24 at American Modern, located in the village of Amelia. During the event, a myriad of presenters delivered speeches and testimonials that spoke to the good work of the United Way [ Read More ]

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2018 to bring additional lane to 32

By Megan Alley Sun Staff The timeline for the road construction project that will add a third lane of travel to eastbound state Route 32 in the Eastgate area has been moved up. The project, which is part of segment 4a of the Eastern Corridor program, is intended to improve traffic flow from Eastgate to [ Read More ]

New Richmond restaurant is on the market

By Megan Alley Sun Staff The owners of The Landing Restaurant and Bar, located along the Ohio River in the village of New Richmond, are selling the business after running it for a little more than a year. Business partners Dennis Hein and Peter Kambelos purchased the restaurant, located at 401 Front St., last July [ Read More ]

New Richmond school board OK’s tech plan

By Megan Alley Sun Staff At the Aug. 15 New Richmond Exempted Village School District Board of Education meeting, members approved the high school’s new device plan and an increased security detail from the Clermont County Sheriff’s Department. The device plan, which was unanimously approved by the board, offers all high school students the option [ Read More ]

Bond set for women arrested at Monroe Elementary School

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The woman who was arrested at Monroe Elementary School on Aug. 16 attended her bond hearing on Aug. 17. 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 of illegal conveyance of a firearm, [ Read More ]

Business marks decade of helping seniors

By Megan Alley Sun Staff Home Instead Senior Care of Milford celebrated its 10th anniversary of providing in-home care to seniors in Clermont County with a commemorative event on Aug. 17. The agency, which is owned by franchisee Tim Vasconcellos, serves most of Clermont County and parts of Hamilton and Brown Counties. “Our highly trained [ Read More ]

Miami Township EMS receives award

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Miami Township Fire and Emergency Medical Services had a lot to celebrate during the Aug. 16 Miami Township Trustee meeting. In July 2015, the department announced they were one of the silver recognition Mission: Lifeline EMS award winners. Since they met the silver criteria, which requires the department to meet [ Read More ]

Police officer honored for 35 years of service

By Megan Alley Sun Staff On Aug. 19, area leaders turned out to honor New Richmond Police Department Patrolman Les Smith, who retired after 35 years of service to the community. “I don’t quite know what I’m going to do,” Randy Harvey, police chief, said at the retirement luncheon, which was held at the Veterans [ Read More ]

Commissioners approve nine projects for CDBG funding

By Megan Alley Sun Staff The Clermont County Commissioners took the final step in approving this year’s list of Community Development Block Grant Entitlement Program projects. During their meeting on Aug. 17, the commissioners approved a funding agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, which administers the program, for the following projects: [ Read More ]

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