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Williamsburg mayor gives citizen award

Mayor Mary Ann Lefker, on right, gives Charles Maklem, a resident of the village, an award during the council meeting on August 13 for volunteering his time to recreate the village’s website. Lefker feels that since Maklem redid website, it is something that the village can be proud of.

Williamsburg Twp warning siren fixed

By Megan Alley Sun staff The malfunctioning warning siren behind Williamsburg Township Hall, located at 4025 Alexander Lane, was repaired August 14. The siren malfunctioned for about two weeks. “It feels great to get the siren fixed,” said Williamsburg Township Emergency Services Chief Kevin Wiedemann. “It’s one less worry with all the storms.” The siren [ Read More ]

TQL hosts pet adoption event

By Megan Alley Sun staff Total Quality Logistics, a freight brokerage firm, partnered with the League for Animal Welfare to host a pet adoption event on August 14. TQL’s Employee Engagement Team hosted the employees-only event at TQL’s headquarters, located at 4289 Ivy Pointe Blvd. “Our Employee Engagement Team is always looking for ways to [ Read More ]

Muenchens Furniture to open

By Megan Alley Sun staff Family-owned Muenchens Furniture is set to open a 57,000-square-foot store in Amelia in early September. The new store will be the second location for Muenchens Furniture, which also has a store in Shandon and a corporate office and distribution center in Blue Ash. Muenchens Furniture was established in 1956. Fourth-generation [ Read More ]

Fencing to go up around municipal court staff lot

By Megan Alley Sun staff Clermont County plans to spend more than $30,000 to put up security fencing around the municipal court staff parking lot, an effort intended to ensure the safety of building employees. The Clermont County Commissioners approved the expenditure during their August 12 meeting. The building, located at 4430 state Route 222, [ Read More ]

Orchestra’s summer season ends

By Kelly Doran Editor The Clermont Philharmonic Orchestra’s summer concert season will end after concerts on August 22 and 23. “It’s gone well,” said Katie Turning, the orchestra’s secretary. The orchestra really enjoys playing outdoor concerts because parents can bring their children and let them play while relaxing and listening to the music. The orchestra [ Read More ]

Bethel finance committee calls for income tax

By Megan Alley Sun staff Residents in the village of Bethel could soon see a half-percent tax on earned income, a measure recommended by the village’s Finance Committee after voters rejected an 8 mill continuous police levy in a special election on August 4. “The Finance Committee met August 5, and spent time reporting on [ Read More ]

New Richmond River Days a success

By Megan Alley Sun staff New Richmond’s waterfront was packed with people on August 15 during another popular River Days. “Attendance on Friday was good, attendance on Saturday was excellent and attendance on Sunday was poor,” said Riverdays committee member Gary Skeene. “Maybe Sunday’s heat kept people away.” The festival, held along Front Street in [ Read More ]

New high school to have a HealthPlex

By Kelly Doran Editor The new West Clermont High School will include a HealthPlex, another way the district is working to make the high school a place not just for students, but for the entire community. Superintendent Keith Kline announced the plans at the board of education meeting on August 17. “We’re very excited about [ Read More ]

Learn about pollinators at workshop

By Megan Alley Sun staff A workshop dedicated to protecting native pollinators will be held August 21 at the Cincinnati Nature Center. “A third of all the food we eat is the result of pollination from these insects,” said Cincinnati Nature Center’s Director of Conservation and Stewardship Jason Brownknight. “If we lose our pollinators, it [ Read More ]


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