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Park Bank holds ‘Park Cares Week’

By Kelly Doran Editor Park National Bank employees are serving the community for a couple of weeks during the annual Park Cares Week. This is Park Bank’s fourth Park Cares Week, although there are so many service projects that the “week” began September 19 and will end October 9, according to a release. All of [ Read More ]

County Water Dept. gives five year plan

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Clermont County Commissioners received a presentation on the Clermont County Water Resources Department 2015-2020 Strategic Plan Update during their meeting on September 23. “The strategic plan basically defines an organization’s direction or strategy,” explained Lyle Bloom, director of Water Resources for Clermont County. “It sets goals, determines actions to [ Read More ]

Goshen Trustees consider revising comment policy

By Kelly Doran Editor The Goshen Township Trustees may be changing the way the public comment period at their regular meetings works after months of hearing frustration from citizens. The trustees held a special meeting on September 23 to discuss potential changes to the community forum process. After the meeting, Trustee Lisa Allen said that [ Read More ]

Scene75 holds grand opening

By Kelly Doran Editor Over 5,000 people visited Scene75 in Miami Township to celebrate the grand opening from September 25-27. The grand opening included a ribbon cutting on September 25, attended by Scene75 staff, the Miami Township Trustees, Miami Township staff, members of the Clermont Chamber of Commerce and more. Miami Township Trustee Mary Makley [ Read More ]

Growing companies plan to hire

By Megan Alley Sun staff Two local companies are set to expand their operations and hire new employees as a result of state tax incentives. Gov. John R. Kasich recently announced that economic development assistance proposals from Overland Xpress and Stewart Filmscreen, both located in Clermont County, were approved by the state. Each will receive [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Twp ES awarded $100,000 grant

By Megan Alley Sun staff Williamsburg Township Emergency Services has been awarded a $100,000 federal grant to help pay for 20 new self-contained breathing apparatuses and 10 spare air cylinders. The award was announced at the Williamsburg Township Trustees meeting on September 14. The funds were awarded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal [ Read More ]

Union Township may switch building inspectors

By Kelly Doran Editor The Union Township Trustees approved a resolution on September 10 to have the city of Milford do the township’s building inspections. “We feel like this will streamline our efforts to get new projects started and bring additional revenue to Union Township,” McGraw said. Union Township has been going through the county [ Read More ]

CPS and MHRB kick off levy campaign

Backers of the funding levies for Children’s Protective Services and the Mental Health and Recovery Board gathered September 18 outside the Clermont Family Support Center in Batavia to kick off their campaigns. This November, voters will decide whether or not to renew the .8 mil levy for CPS and the 0.5 mil levy, with a [ Read More ]

Boy Scout improves park

Andrew Betliskey, of Miami Township, talked to the Miami Township Trustees on September 15 about the improvements he made in Paxton Ramsey Park, which included clearing debris, replacing bench wood and adding rocks about the benches. Miami Township Recreation Director Krystin Thibodeau commented on his project. “It was amazing. Very good job,” she said.

Duke volunteers in New Richmond

By Megan Alley Sun staff Volunteers from Duke Energy helped clean up debris from a fallen light pole at the New Richmond Knothole Fields on September 18. The project was part of the Duke Energy in Action program, which gives employees paid time off to volunteer in their communities. Eighteen volunteers were on hand to [ Read More ]

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