After coming under fire from an employee over a minor dispute with the village, the Bethel Village Council is hoping to stem further episodes, but is still examining how. Last month, councilman Gary Hutchinson suggested the council create a new committee that would act as a liaison between the village employees and the council, giving them someone to go to when problems arise.
The Union Township Police Department is investigating the mysterious deaths of two people who were found in an apartment on Rue Center Court. Dead are Mark Thiele, 44, and Kimberly Butler, 48, both with an address in the apartment complex on 763 Rue Center Court.
After years of failed levy and bond issue attempts, Milford Exempted Village Schools administrators are hoping to go straight to the source to find out how to proceed. A series of public meetings have been announced for members of the community who wish to weigh-in on issues facing the district and to provide a clearer view of what the people the district serves wants to see in their schools.
Conflicting emotions were palpable at the Union Township Civic Center after the West Clermont Board of Education announced that it would not take any comments from the public concerning the future employment status of Brenda Nesselroad-Slaby.
There was something for everyone’s palate at this year’s Taste of Clermont. The fourth annual Taste of Clermont, which took place Sept. 7-9, was a remarkable success. The Taste, which is sponsored and organized by the Village Association of Batavia, is an annual event conceived and designed to be a delectable family-oriented event.
The Union Township Board of Trustees did some house cleaning Sept. 11, taking care of a range of minor issues, as well as addressing several pressing ones.
The Bethel Village Council has approved an annual tradition in the village, the change drive for Christmas presents and food, undertaken every year by the American Legion.
The Clermont County Humane Society is gearing up for its most important fund-raising event of the year. The 14th annual auction will also mark the 50th anniversary of the humane society.
The Mental Health Association and the Clermont County Suicide Prevention Coalition held the sixth annual candlelight vigil for suicide victims and their surviving loved ones at the Union Township Veteran’s Park Sept. 11. As part of national suicide prevention week, which was proclaimed by the county Board of Commissioners last week as being Sept. 10-16, the annual vigil was a way to acknowledge and honor all of those who have lost their lives to suicide in 2006-07.
Ralph Nagel, a longtime Clermont Northeastern School District custodian, is retiring. School district administration, staff, and several students honored and celebrated Nagel’s 27 years of dedicated service to CNE with a surprise recognition ceremony and breakfast at the middle school Aug. 30. Since the beginning of his career with the school district, which began on July 14, 1980, Nagel has never once called in sick.