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New law makes roads safer for bicyclists

By Megan Alley Sun staff A new law went into effect on March 21 that requires motorists to give bicyclists at least three feet of space when passing. “For years, Ohio has suffered an unacceptable and avoidable number of bicycling injuries and fatalities on our roadways. The cities of Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Toledo and 26 [ Read More ]

Student chefs compete in national cooking contest

By Megan Alley Sun staff Select students from Hill Intermediate School in Bethel participated in a nationwide cooking competition on March 16, and the local winner, fifth-grader Lillie Webb, was announced during an assembly on March 24. The competition, food services and facilities management company Sodexo’s Future Chefs Challenge, joined more than 2,500 students from [ Read More ]

Corrections Box, March 16

For the March 16, 2017 edition: The story “Milford student earns honors in photography,” Jenna Bellonby is a 10th grader. “West Clermont selects principal for the new high school amid pushback from students’  photo caption misidentified Stephanie Walker as “Stephanie Weber.” In Obits, Mrs. Flatts picture was incorrectly put under Mrs. Schirmer’s name and Mrs. [ Read More ]

East Cincy Yoga breathes life into Batavia with yoga, meditation and support network

By Brett Milam Editor For Lori Kirsch of East Cincy Yoga in Batavia, she’s in the business of making people feel good. Kirsch, the owner and mother of two children, ages six and nine, who she homeschools, opening a yoga business on the eastside of Cincinnati in November of 2015, may seem incongruent with its [ Read More ]

School Spotlight:
Milford students build prosthetic for hockey player

By Megan Alley Sun staff A 12-year-old hockey player born without fingers on his left hand has been gifted a prosthetic that was designed and built by two Milford High School engineering students.Connor Hart, an 11th-grader, and Emme Thomas, a ninth-grader, custom designed and engineered the prosthetic, which they named “The Grip Hand,” for Gabe [ Read More ]

Love Must Win pushes for equal rights for all

By Megan Alley Sun staff Love Must Win, Inc., a local nonprofit organization that provides education and support by raising awareness of discrimination, bullying and self-destructive behaviors, with an emphasis on issues affecting the LGBT community, will celebrate its second anniversary later this spring. Three friends who had dealt with various hardships growing up founded [ Read More ]

‘Addiction is a disease,’ state doctor gives a talk on Clermont’s increasing drug problem

By Brett Milam Editor Business and political leaders gathered March 17 for the Clermont Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast to discuss how opiate use is impacting businesses. “I just wanna say that it was maybe three years ago – time flies – that we processed the agenda for the future,” Matt Van Sant, president and [ Read More ]

Three Loveland girls win Scouting Gold Award

By Brett Milam Editor More than 30 Girl Scouts from the Cincinnati area, including Loveland, received the Gold Award, the highest honor in the Girl Scouts, on March 5. The Girl Scout Gold Award is an honor for Girl Scouts grades nine through 12, who “use their vision for change to complete a service project [ Read More ]

Milford student earns honors in photography

By Megan Alley Sun staff A Milford High School 11th-grader was recently recognized by judges from the Sony World Photography Awards when one of her photographs was accepted into the competition. Jenna Bellonby’s photograph, entitled “In and Out,” which she created last semester as part of the Photography II class she was enrolled in at [ Read More ]

West Clermont selects principal for the new high school amid pushback from the students

By Brett Milam Editor Students and residents packed the March 13 West Clermont Board of Education meeting as Superintendent Dr. Keith Kline announced his recommendation for the principal of the new high school, in a decision that was met with some student opposition and walkouts. Amelia High School will merge with Glen Este High School [ Read More ]

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