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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.

Crisis Pregnancy Center seeking fall donations

The Crisis Pregnancy Center in Amelia is encouraging the community to donate good used winter clothing for distribution to its hundreds of clients. Last year alone, more than 1,000 women came through the shelter seeking help.

Clough Pike Elementary fair a hit with kids

The Clough Pike Elementary School held its fifth annual Fall Festival Oct. 27. According to PTO Fall Festival Chairperson Mae Hanna, the event raised close to $17,000 in funds, a total that far surpasses what the festival made last year. All funds raised at the festival will go directly back into the school and to the kids in the classrooms, principal Crahan said.

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