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Scam artists going door to door in Clermont County

The Clermont County Fire Chief’s Alliance has learned that unidentified individuals have been knocking on random doors asking residents to donate to Clermont County Firefighters and Tri-State burn victims. The Clermont County Chief’s Alliance has not and does not plan to endorse any such activity. The origin of this activity is not yet known. If [ Read More ]

Amelia student killed in crash

By Kristin Rover Sun staff An Amelia High School student was killed in a car crash on Interstate 275 near Kellogg Avenue March 9. According to Cincinnati Police, Damien Henderson, 16, a sophomore at Amelia High School was ejected from the rear window of a vehicle when it went out of control on the interstate. [ Read More ]

Historic New Richmond receives grant money

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Historic New Richmond, an organization dedicated to preserving, protecting and promoting the history of the village of New Richmond, has received a grant to complete the third phase of the window repair project at the historic Ross Gowdy House Museum. Greg Roberts, vice president of Historic New Richmond, said the [ Read More ]

Trustees approve zoning change

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Batavia Township Trustees approved a zoning change for a property that will become a new event and wedding venue in the township. Gary and Gayle Schneider, of Pierce Township, entered into an intent to purchase agreement with the owners of the land located off of Amelia-Olive Branch Road in the [ Read More ]

UC Health may build office in Milford

By Kristin Rover Sun staff UC Health is looking to build a nearly 500,000 square-foot primary care facility on Chamber Drive in Milford, according to City Manager Jeff Wright. Wright updated Milford City Council members on the progress of the project during their March 4 council meeting. Wright said Cincinnati United Contractors, the company working [ Read More ]

Huhtamaki operations are underway in Batavia Township

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Just a year ago, officials with Huhtamaki, a global packaging manufacturer, announced that the company would be opening a manufacturing center in the former Ford plant in Batavia Township. Today, the plant is up and running after months of renovations and preparations. Richard Mills, director of operations at Huhtamaki in [ Read More ]

Friends of the Little Miami State Park receive trail grant

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Friends of the Little Miami State Park, an organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing the Little Miami State Park and bike trial, received a $150,000 grant in January to make improvements to the bike trail and surrounding park. Steve Murphy, president of the board of directors, said the Ohio Department [ Read More ]

UC officials are planning for the future

By Kristin Rover Sun staff University of Cincinnati administrators are looking ahead to the next decade as the institution will celebrate its bicentennial in 2019. As part of planning for the future, UC President Santa Ono and Provost Beverly Davenport met with faculty, staff, and students during an input session at UC Clermont March 5. [ Read More ]

House passes flood insurance bill

Prompted by rising concern, the House of Representatives passed flood insurance legislation with strong homeowner protections on Tuesday. The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act passed by a vote of 306 to 91, with the support of local Congressman Brad Wenstrup. “I’ve heard from Ohioans across my district that the current flood insurance regime is unworkable, [ Read More ]

Supplemental heating causing fires

Supplemental heating causing firesBy Kristin Rover Sun staff As the temperatures plunged below freezing and below zero this winter many residents are using electric heaters, wood burning stoves, fireplaces, or other alternative and supplemental heating sources to keep warm. And too often, these heating sources are causing fires. “What we have seen a lot of [ Read More ]

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