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Union Township welcomes new chief of police

Lt. Terry Zinzer of the Union Township Police Department will begin more than a new year on Jan. 1. The 29-year veteran of police work will also begin a new assignment as Chief of the Union Township Police force.

Mercy Hospital Clermont earns national award

Local hospital Mercy Clermont has again taken its place in the national spotlight with a high ranking amongst hospitals nation-wide for quality of service. Total Benchmark Solution, a healthcare ranking service, placed the local institution in the top 10 overall in a national ranking of hospitals.

Supplies needed at shelter

While there may not be visions of sugarplums dancing in their heads, a nice squirrel to chase or ball or yarn would probably be appreciated by the dogs and cats of the Clermont County Humane Society. However, as the squirrel may be hard to catch and the yarn already knitted into a Christmas stocking, a more practical wish list has been made out for those who wish to help out their furry friends who are just looking for a home this Christmas.

Proclamation presented for departing Milford councilman

For eight years, Jim Gradolf served on the Milford city council. As of Dec. 31, Gradolf no longer filled that seat. In 1997, Gradolf joined the Milford City Council. Milford mayor Lou Bishop presented a special proclamation to Gradolf at the Dec. 20 council meeting.

Bethel council moves ahead with vote to sell pool

At the Dec. 29 meeting of the Bethel Village Council, the governing body wrestled with what squeaky wheel was loudest, and in the end, the council voted with what the said was the wheel in most need of grease by deciding unanimously to sell the former Bethel Swim Club property.

Bethel water service changeover expected in

Customers of the Bethel village water department can expect to see a slight change sometime this year in their water service, but that change shouldn

Local woman works to boost support for troops overseas

As the war in Iraq continues to make headlines and more families are faced with the separation from loved ones that deployment has come to embody, the efforts of a few have grown into the efforts of many to send a little home to the wayfaring soldier.

Scouts make donations to local organizations

The Cub Scout Pack 155 donated can goods and videos to four local organizations on Tuesday, Dec. 14. The organizations receiving the donations were the YWCA-Eastern Area, Ohio Veteran

New Richmond Fire Department and EMS will be combined as of Jan. 1

The New Richmond Village Council made several changes at its Dec. 13th meeting. The New Richmond EMS and Fire Departments will combine in January, and the council cut the Ohio Main Street Program from the 2006 budget.

Hannon elected president of criminal defense lawyer Association

Dan Hannon, director of the Clermont County Public Defender


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