News Archive

Zone change near intersection given red light

A controversial zone change was halted for the time being by Batavia Township officials after a large number of residents neighboring the land voiced their protest in public meetings.

Batavia to receive grant for revitalization

The Village of Batavia has been awarded a $15,000 grant to plan for downtown revitalization.

Clermont residents help family of slain marine

The deaths of five Greater Cincinnati region Marines led to a telethon for the family of David Kreuter late last week to help his widow and their unborn child. Sponsored by Cincinnati

Cincinnati Fiberglass now has new owners

Changes in the market for molded fiberglass products has left the employees of one local business excited, if uncertain, about meeting their new employers, Core Moulding Technologies.

Bethel Council to examine sale of old pool property

The fate of the former Bethel Swim Club property remains in question after councilman Kevin Perkins suggested that council move to sell the property to generate park funds.

Trustees to discuss village association request for funding

Members of the Batavia Township Board of Trustees expressed feelings of shock at their meeting Monday, Aug. 1 at a request from the Batavia Village Association for a donation that could exceed $150,000 over the next five years.

Pink flamingo lawn ornaments returned to owners

There is new life in an old fund-raiser for a group of local teens after some stolen pink flamingo lawn ornaments were found and returned to the Emmanuel United Methodist Church on the corner of Old 74 and Amelia Olive Branch Road recently.

Festivals continue to be growing theme for Bethel residents

One of the initiatives begun by Bethel Mayor David Simpson, to bring more festivals to the village, was highlighted at a recent village council meeting where one successful festival was reviewed, and a pair of new activities discussed.

Schmidt ekes out win over Democrat Hackett

With the unofficial election results turning in at the final hour of Aug. 2, Republican candidate Jean Schmidt was projected to be the winner by a sound but narrow margin over Democratic challenger Paul Hackett.

Milford Miami Chamber holds open house

The Milford Miami Township Chamber of Commerce held its Open House on Wednesday, July 27.


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