Is there a need for a storm water district in Clermont County? According to Clermont County Stormwater Department Program Manager and Technical Advisory Committee Member John McManus, the answer is a resolute yes. The EPA recently mandated that all county cities, villages, and townships reduce pollution from storm water runoff.
The village of New Richmond is forming a neighborhood block watch program. Several residents, business owners, and homeowners have expressed concerns recently about the amount of loitering and drugs along the Front Street area.
More than 3,000 people lined the streets of Owensville to watch the 157th Annual Stonelick Township
The school year following an undercover drug bust that netted several student arrests in Milford Schools, students will return to class to find random drug testing and other anti-substance abuse policies a part of the daily routine.
Residents of Bethel will soon see more of a firefighters boot than usual when the department takes to the streets to raise money for charity. Dave Taylor, president of the Bethel chapter of the firefighters union, approached council for permission to take part in a “fill the boot” campaign for muscular dystrophy research.
While the size and scope of a new Milford Schools attempt for an operating levy may be uncertain, the likelihood of seeing one on the November ballot is probably quite certain, said Valerie Miller, Communications Coordinator for Milford Schools.
Sarah Hazenfield, 19, and Joshua Ison, 17, were crowned king and queen at the Clermont County Junior Fair Royalty Contest. In ceremonies held on the fairgrounds July 23, the king and queen were selected after each candidate was given the opportunity to introduce themselves and spontaneously answer a final question.
The tenth annual Orpha Gatch Citizenship Award and Suffragist Dinner will be held at Eastgate Receptions Aug. 22. Sponsored every year by the Clermont County League of Women Voters, the award recognizes and honors a Clermont County woman for exceptional and exemplary volunteer civic service in the community.
The Batavia Rotary Club held its first golf outing July 17. Held at the Stonelick Hills Golf Course, the golf outing raised $10,000. More than 150 golfers and volunteers attended the event.
The Clermont County Office of Public Information is being nationally recognized by the National Association of County Information Officers.