There’s a new athletic program in the area for kids with physical or cognitive disabilities. The Outreach Program for Soccer, or TOP Soccer, takes place at Batavia Township Community Center and children ages 4 to 20 are encouraged to come and participate. Cincinnati TOP Soccer was founded in 1998 for children with special needs.
The Clermont County Health District has received its first shipments of H1N1 vaccine, according to Clermont County Health Commissioner Marty Lambert. Lambert said that the vaccine will be administered to emergency medical responders first. Those include hospital workers, paramedics, emergency medical technicians and law enforcement officers.
When former teacher and lifelong Clermont County resident Grace Duchemin turned 100 this week, several celebrations were held in her honor. She is now a resident at Batavia Nursing Care Center, and fellow residents and staff held a party for her Thursday, Oct. 8. Several area dignitaries were on hand to extend birthday wishes to her.
The public is invited to learn more about plans to rehabilitate the historic Stonelick Covered Bridge. The Clermont County Transportation Improvement District, in cooperation with the Clermont County Engineer’s Office, will host an open house meeting to discuss the Rehabilitation of the Stonelick Williams Corner Covered Bridge Project.
The Clermont County General Health District is looking for a number of nurses, available on a short-term basis, to help with the H1N1 vaccination program. Work hours for the nursing positions are flexible.
The Village Association of Batavia has chosen the Property Improvement Award winner for Sept.-Oct. 2009. The award was presented to Jason and Elizabeth Garrison, of 150 North Riverside Drive in Batavia. The couple has lived in the home for five years and according to Jason Garrison, they have added a picket fence in the back and cut down a number of over-grown trees on the property since they purchased it.
Clermont County now has a Web site available for citizens to obtain information about the 2010 Census. The site, www.2010.ClermontCountyOhio.gov provides answers to commonly asked questioned about the census and explains how the data is used to distribute more than $400 billion annually to state and local governments to fund critical community services.
This week, the Board of Clermont County Commissioners sent other elected officials in the county 2010 appropriations numbers. Overall, they reflect a 10 percent reduction from 2009 levels.
An anonymous tip has led to the investigation and arrest of a CVS Pharmacy technician in Bethel. According to Bethel police, Justin Bock, 22, of Moscow, has been under investigation after police received an anonymous tip.
During a recent Bethel Council meeting, solicitor George Leicht told council members that an annexation request for property north of the village had been received. The owner of the property, Jim Royse, wanted to annex four tracts of land which include a pay lake and its perimeter property.