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New Richmond to hire social workers

By Martha Jacob Sun staff Members of the New Richmond Village Exempted Schools Board of Education plan on taking proactive steps in helping students cope with issues they may experience on a daily basis. Students may deal with issues such as truancy, social withdrawal, overaggressive behaviors, rebelliousness and the effects of special physical, emotional or [ Read More ]

New Richmond approves evaluation changes

By Martha Jacob Sun staff During the Feb. 16 New Richmond Exempted Village Board of Education meeting, board members discussed how the standards-based teacher evaluations are operated in the schools and approved some policy changes for the evaluations which conform to the Ohio Board of Education rules and align with the ‘Standards for the Teaching [ Read More ]

Driver charged with DUI

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A Cincinnati man was charged with a DUI, among other accompanying charges, after causing a crash on March 30. Matthew Theuring, 27, was entering southbound Interstate 275 from state Route 28 when he drove off the left side of the ramp and struck a sign. Theuring then overcorrected and struck a [ Read More ]

Winery to launch new wine

By Wayne Gates Managing Editor The Meranda-Nixon Winery in Ripley is preparing to launch a new Sparkling Catawba wine. The new flavor will be one of 15 that are available at the family-run winery. “We want to produce our new Sparkling Catawba just like it was done in this area back in the 1830s,” said [ Read More ]

Historic library to hold vintage book fundraiser

Brian Behrman Sun intern The oldest walk-in library in Clermont County is holding a vintage book sale to help preserve its history. The Milford Public Library will put all proceeds from the sale towards digitally cataloging and preserving the founding documents and the board meeting minutes since the library was founded on Oct. 8, 1900. [ Read More ]

CNE creates Wall of Military Distinction

By Martha Jacob Sun staff Clermont Northeastern High School is creating a “Wall of Military Distinction” to honor the service and sacrifices of any former student who has served or is serving in the armed forces. “This project came about after our school’s Veterans Day ceremony,” said TJ Glassmeyer, principal at Clermont Northeastern High School. [ Read More ]

Piccadilly to be renovated

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Piccadilly apartments in Union Township, known for being crime-ridden, were purchased recently and are in the process of being completely renovated. Piccadilly was one of the most difficult places for the township to manage, said trustee John McGraw. “We’re very excited to get this turned around in such a dramatic [ Read More ]

TID moves forward on 2016 construction

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Clermont County Transportation Improvement District has several construction projects planned for this year, including reconnecting a road that has been disconnected for more than 40 years. Aicholtz Road was disconnected in the early 1970s when Interstate 275 was built, said Craig Stephenson, Clermont County chief deputy county engineer. “It’s an [ Read More ]

Local hopes to give tablets to children

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A Batavia man hopes to benefit the county by investing in the education of 3 and 4-year-olds. John Melvin, the former director of the Clermont Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Development Center, started working on a project this year to put a tablet in the hands of every 3 and 4-year-old [ Read More ]

Brown says he can’t take fiscal officer seat

By Martha Jacob Sun staff The recently elected Union Township fiscal officer will not be taking his seat when the term begins on April 1. In November of last year Todd Brown was voted in as fiscal officer. However, Brown recently sent a letter to the trustees explaining that because of personal circumstances, he would [ Read More ]


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