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Four candidates are running for mayor in Batavia

Four candidates are running for mayor in the village of Batavia. Each of the candidates would bring a great deal of experience to the position. The candidates include the current mayor, two current council members, and one former member of council.

Two are running for council seats in Batavia

Batavia voters will be filling two seats council seats when they go to the polls Nov. 6. Running for the two seats are Kathy McCoy-Leone and Suzanne Gregg.

West Clermont seeks to pass $30 million bond issue for two new schools

The West Clermont Board of Education is asking district voters to support their efforts in replacing two of the district’s oldest schools – Amelia and Withamsville-Tobasco Elementaries – by approving a $30 million bond issue that will appear on the ballot Nov. 6.

West Clermont board race a crowded one

Seven candidates are taking aim at two available seats on the West Clermont Board of Education. On the Nov. 6 ballot are, alphabetically, incumbent Linda Bloom, incumbent Barbara Hartman, Kathleen Hornschemeier, Dan Krueger, Karen Pointer, Steve Reuhl, and Denise Smith (who could not be reached for comment).

Milford seeking bond issue to relieve school congestion

A bond issue effort underway in the Milford School District is aimed at improving overcrowding issues in the high school, said superintendent Robert Farrell. The bond issue is the latest of several attempts by the district to gain additional funding. However, Farrell said that this bond issue is a little different from most.

Conference takes aim at suicide, encourages healing

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and Mercy Hospital Clermont will be co-hosting an annual Suicide Survivor Conference Nov. 17. This will be the third year that Clermont County has participated in the survivor conference, an event designed not only for those left behind after a family member or loved one completes suicide, but also for professionals in the mental health community.

Newest addition has a nose for people

You could say that Miami Township Fire and EMS department’s newest team member is eager to help. You could also say that he has a nose for what he does. No bones about it, he has all of the right drools for the job, and if Kreiger has anything to say about it, things will shake out nicely when he’s on the job.

Ash borer workshops aimed at detection and prevention

The Ohio Department of Agriculture is hoping to slow the spread of a deadly tree parasite, and to that end has scheduled two emerald ash borer workshops in Clermont County for Nov. 8.

Holman Chevy closes Bethel location after 18 years

A Bethel landmark has closed its doors, leaving many to wonder what will replace the Holman General Motors dealership. The satellite dealership for the Holman family dealership business closed last week after nearly 18 years of business in the community.

Counseling center plans fair

The Clermont Counseling Center (CCC) in Amelia is holding a Health and Wellness Fair Nov. 6. The second annual health fair, which is free and open to the community, is the Clermont Counseling Center’s way of addressing the physical well-being of all residents who live in Clermont County and to also focus on the physical needs of its patients with mental illness.

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