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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 ]

Two arrested for beating man

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Two men were arrested for allegedly assaulting a man on Nine Mile Road in Pierce Township on April 4. Aaron Howard, 39, told the Union Township Police Department that on April 4 around noon he was hit several times with a baseball bat and kicked in the ribs by two males [ Read More ]

People’s Bank celebrates upgrades

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Batavia branch of People’s Bank, which opened in 1996, held a grand re-opening on April 15 to celebrate upgrades. All of People’s Bank’s 22 branches were upgraded, said Rich Vaughan, senior vice-president. “This is a great day,” said Matt Van Sant, President/CEO of the Clermont Chamber of Commerce. He thanked [ Read More ]

Pierce Fire Department showcases new ambulance

By Megan Alley Sun staff Officials from Pierce Township celebrated the fire department’s new ambulance during an unveiling event on April 13. The township trustees approved the purchase of the $191,000 ambulance in February 2015; it was ordered in March 2015 and went into service on February 27 of this year. “It’s been great,” Chief [ Read More ]

Bethel traffic citation fees increase

By Megan Alley Sun staff Members of the village of Bethel Council called for safe driving in school zones when they approved increases in the citation fees schedule during their meeting on April 14. Drivers who are caught speeding in a school zone will now pay double the amount in fines over a non-school zone. [ Read More ]

Amelia man found guilty

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A jury found an Amelia man guilty of one count of gross sexual imposition and one count of sexual imposition on April 14. David Neal was charged with the gross sexual imposition, a felony of the fourth degree, and sexual imposition, a misdemeanor of the third degree, after his daughter accused [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center expanding

By Brian Durham Sun staff The adult education department at Grant Career Center will soon have a new home in Bethel. The staff is moving from their current location on Plane Street to a new office on Angel Drive behind McDonald’s. The move came about as a result of connections between Grant Career Center and [ Read More ]

Students hold Invention Convention

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Glen Este High School’s cafeteria was packed on April 12 with people walking around and listening to pitches on products designed to improve their lives. The occasion? The new West Clermont STEM Program’s first Invention Convention. “I was hopeful the turnout would be wonderful and this has just surpassed my expectations,” [ Read More ]

Pierce Township seeks input on park plan

By Megan Alley Sun staff The public has until May 2 to submit comments on the Pierce Township Park and Nature Space Master Plan, which was presented during the township’s trustee meeting on April 13. “The plan is a vision for what the parks might become,” George Carpenter, head of the Parks Committee, said before [ Read More ]

County doing well, economist says

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The ninth annual Clermont Chamber of Commerce Economic Forecast Breakfast saw a rise in attendance as community members came to hear what to expect from the economy in the foreseeable future. Brian Beaulieu, CEO of ITR Economics, creates economic forecasts with 95 percent accuracy and his views have appeared in the [ Read More ]

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