More than 60 Union Township Fire Department personnel trained on the department’s fire mobile training unit at Fire Station #10 in Withamsville Nov. 2-3. The mobile training unit, which is 51 feet long and two stories high, is designed to provide fire flashover and rollover simulations.
Levies and bond issues met with mixed results this election, with several prominent attempts to find additional funds voted down by Clermont County citizens.
Republican Jean Schmidt is claiming victory over Democratic challenger Victoria Wulsin in Ohio’s 2nd Congressional District race. But because Schmidt’s margin of victory is not large, Wulsin has said she is not prepared to concede.
A Clermont County coon-hunting dog named G&E Fightin’ Side has won the World Championship of Coon-Hunting. Held last month at an area known as the Land Between the Lakes in Aurora, Ky., the World Championship of Coon-Hunting is an annual event that attracts thousands of raccoon hunters from across the country.
Dr. Victoria Wulsin, the Democratic candidate running for Congress in Ohio’s 2nd district, hopes to unseat Republican Jean Schmidt, who is currently serving her first term in congress.
Miniature cows, the latest craze sweeping the country, can now be found in Clermont County. Last month, Jim and Kristina Sanders had six miniature cows brought in from Washington state.
Democratic candidate William Newby is challenging Republican incumbent Joseph Uecker in the Ohio House of Representatives 66th District race.
The East Fork Little Miami River is feeling a bit more protected lately after a conservation plan created by a local collaborative was endorsed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.
Robert McLaughlin, the associate dean for administrative services at the University of Cincinnati Clermont College, has been named the 2005 Edward J. Parish Pacesetter by the Clermont County Chamber of Commerce.
As construction continues on a new office complex in Union Township, finishing preparations are being made by local officials to create an earnings tax that will affect any new businesses or industries that move to the new complex.