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The sky is the limit

And you think your commute is rough. Cincinnati Nature Center executive Direct Bill Hopple will be taking his work to new heights this summer when the hiking and outdoor enthusiast will climb the highest peak in North America, Mt. McKinley, as part of a combined personal quest and fitness promotion for the Nature Center, which will kick off in the next few weeks.

New township hall to open with a big band

The Batavia Township Board of Trustees administered some light housework March 7, tying up a few loose ends and making preparations for a few upcoming events of importance to the township. Plans are being formed to take advantage of the upcoming Clermont County Home Show, and the trustees are also looking to throw a memorable bash at the opening ceremony of their new township hall.

Monthly student broadcast at school promotes reading

To expand reading at Merwin Elementary School, principal Patrick Crahan developed the concept of having a television show to showcase the reading skills of his children.

Community helpers looking for a little green

An up-and-coming community tradition eight years in the making, the annual Clean and Green community cleanup will be held this April. Organizers for the county-wide litter pickup program said that they are hoping to make this a record year for the event, which annually collects thousands of pounds of refuse from the sides of Clermont County roads in an effort to make people think twice about littering.

Field of nine candidates vie for district seat

On May 2, nine candidates will square off in the primary race bid for the Ohio second congressional district seat. In all, four republicans and five democrats will vie for the votes necessary to earn their party

Batavia schools roll out the red carpet

Citing the loss of student revenue and the desire to make things easier for neighboring community members who want to bring their children to Batavia, the Batavia Local School District board of education voted recently to create and implement an open enrollment policy.

‘Topping off’ ceremony in part dedicates new wing of local hospital

Mercy Hospital Clermont dedicated a section of its new wing March 1 with a

Bethel council to take more time on charter

One pressing issue for the Bethel Village Council was resolved and a second prolonged after the village was issued a report from the Clermont County Board of Elections. At the Feb. 27 meeting of the council, it was announced that certifications concerning two separate issues for the village failed to pass muster on petitions.

Trustees look into tightening zoning code

How local entrepreneurs can operate and the regulations surrounding commercial lighting are but two of the many changes that are expected to be adopted by the Batavia Township Board of Trustees through text amendments to their zoning code.

Campaign for seniors levy begins with a luncheon talk

Clermont Senior Services launched their official bid to pass an operating levy in the May 2 election Monday with a campaign kickoff at the Union Township Civic Center. The levy would replace one passed five years ago, and would take effect in 2007.

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