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Milford faces roundabout woes

By Brian Behrman Sun Intern A new mini-roundabout in the city of Milford is causing problems due to its lack of visibility and conformity with the road. The roundabout is at the intersection of Beechwood Road and Chamber Drive and serves as a circular yield crossing with no stop signs. It was built to fix [ Read More ]

Walmart receives bomb threat

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A bomb threat was called into the Walmart in Eastgate on April 7. The caller simply said there was a bomb in the building. The Union Township Police and Fire Departments responded and evacuated the store, said Lt. Anthony Rees, of the police department. The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office brought a [ Read More ]

CNE thanks businesses for supporting schools

By Martha Jacob Sun staff TJ Glassmeyer, principal of Clermont Northeastern High School opened the annual Business Partners Appreciation Dinner, held April 6, by welcoming all the visitors, particularly those representing local businesses.   The annual event is meant to show appreciation to all the businesses that contribute to CNE schools. The dinner was held [ Read More ]

Ohio charity funds surgery for local dog

By Martha Jacob Sun staff When Clermont County army veteran Jim McClure’s service dog hurt his leg, McClure didn’t know what to do. Apollo was playing with a couple other dogs one day and tried to climb a fence. He hurt his back leg badly in the fall. “I took him to the vet right [ Read More ]

Washington Twp puts fire station on market

By Megan Alley Sun staff Washington Township’s Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 3, located at 1784 state Route 52 in Moscow, is on the selling block. The building, which was built on a 20-acre parcel in 1996, is listed at $490,000. According to Caldwell Banker: “Building is solid and ready for new owner to [ Read More ]

Glen Este students hold philanthropy week

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Glen Este High School Advanced Health Class, the student council and the National Honor Society worked together to hold a philanthropy week from April 4-8, highlighting causes such as multiple sclerosis and organ donation. “It’s just amazing the number of good things the kids here are involved in,” said Principal [ Read More ]

Batavia Twp may have new subdivision

By Kelly Cantwell Editor M/I Homes of Cincinnati, LLC asked the Batavia Township trustees to change the zoning on a piece of land where the company wants to build a subdivision. The zoning hearing was held during the April 4 trustee meeting. M/I Homes asked to rezone 61 acres from “R-1” Single-Family District to “PD” [ Read More ]

Geocaching competition held at East Fork

By Martha Jacob Sun staff The world’s largest Geocaching Competition Mega was held April 2 at East Fork State Park. Geocaching refers to an increasingly popular recreational activity of hunting for and finding hidden objects by means of GPS coordinates that have been posted on a website or phone app. Participants can download their own [ Read More ]

Milford begins search for new superintendent

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Milford Board of Education is beginning to search for a new superintendent to replace Dr. Robert Farrell, who is retiring Dec. 31, 2016. Gary Knepp, board president, said the board does not want Farrell, who has been superintendent since 2007, to leave, but understands that he is ready to retire. [ Read More ]

College Credit Plus program faces changes

By Martha Jacob Sun staff Schools districts across Ohio are anxiously waiting to see if the proposed changes to the College Credit Plus program will be positive for school districts. The CCP program was new this school year. The program took the place of postsecondary education options that public school districts offered. It requires districts [ Read More ]

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