News Archive

New Richmond debuts new media center

By Megan Alley Sun staff The start of the school year brought the soft opening of New Richmond High School’s new electronic media center, which will officially open within the next several weeks. “We tried to develop a space that is user-friendly for class presentations, individual study time and can also act as a group [ Read More ]

Community speaks out against Bethel-Tate raises

By Megan Alley Sun staff Concerns were raised during public comment at the August 18 Bethel-Tate Board of Education meeting about a 1.5 percent raise the Board approved for four administrators during its July 29 meeting. “It came to my attention that there was a vote that was approved for pay raises for, I believe [ Read More ]

Milford superintendent discusses goals

By Kelly Doran Editor The Milford Exempted Village Schools SMART goals for the 2015-2016 school year include changes in technology and professional development goals. Superintendent Robert Farrell spoke to the board of education about the goals on August 20 during the board meeting. The board approved the goals. The technology goals involve getting to a [ Read More ]

Jungle Jim’s celebrates 40th anniversary

By Megan Alley Sun staff Jungle Jim’s International Market celebrated 40 years in business with a week-long bash August 17-22 at both the Eastgate and Fairfield locations. “There’s stuff happening everywhere,” said “Jungle” Jim Bonaminio, founder. “My wife and her gang put this whole thing on, so to tell you the truth, I’m as surprised [ Read More ]

Pierce to add economic development committee

By Kelly Doran Editor Pierce Township Trustees voted to create an economic development committee in an effort to secure more development in the township. The vote came on August 19 after a group of three residents, Jen Chamberlain, Pete Kay and Tom Sill, along with Pierce Township Administrator Timothy Hershner, created a charter and presented [ Read More ]

Miami Twp hires new administrator

By Kelly Doran Editor Miami Township hired a new administrator on August 18, after the current administrator suddenly quit. Christine Thompson talked to the trustees August 10 and said she was quitting, citing personal reasons. Her resignation came as a surprise, Trustee Mary Makley Wolff said. Thompson began training under Larry Fronk, the then-administrator, in [ Read More ]

Boys and Girls Clubs under new management

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Boys and Girls Clubs of Clermont County are now under the management of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati, a change that also brings facility upgrades for the New Richmond location. “Parent engagement is vital, because it is a change,” said Britton Martin, who took over as [ Read More ]

Woman accused of grand theft

By Kelly Doran Editor A Kentucky woman is being accused of stealing $44,248.18 from a local company. Monica Grant, of Florence, supposedly stole from American Health Associates in Union Township by making deposits into bank accounts using terminated employee identification between March 2, 2014 and June 19, 2015, according to a police report. She is [ Read More ]

Fugitive made a stop in Clermont County

By Kelly Doran Editor Ryan Babcock, a 34-year-old from Crook County, Oregon, was in Clermont County for a short period of time. The Crook County Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant for Babcock for using children in a display of sexual oriented materials and explicit conduct or encouraging child sexual abuse, said Chris Stratton, a captain [ Read More ]

Local business owner hopes to help solve heroin problem

By Megan Alley Sun staff The village of New Richmond has received a $7,000 donation to help combat heroin. Dr. Peter Kambelos, an internal medical specialist with a private practice in Cincinnati and co-owner of The Landing Restaurant and Marina in New Richmond, facilitated the donation. “I thought it would be a good way to [ Read More ]

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