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Library to host author networking event

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Clermont County Public Library is hosting a networking event for authors on Oct. 1 at the Union Township Branch. The Author Next Door festival, which will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., is aimed at bringing together published authors, aspiring authors and book lovers. “The Clermont County [ Read More ]

Pizzeria opens in New Richmond

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Slice Pizzeria opened on Front Street in the village of New Richmond on Aug.19, just in time to take advantage of the crowds from the River Days Festival. Kelly Murphy, 40, of New Richmond, owns the shop, which sells pizza by the slice, whole pizzas and hoagies. “I’m really [ Read More ]

Clinton opens campaign office in Clermont County

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Last week, Hillary Clinton volunteers worked with Ohio Democrats to open five new offices in Southwest Ohio, one of which is in Batavia. The Clermont County Ohio Together Organizing Office is located at 174 E. Main St. in Batavia, which also serves as the office for the Clermont County Democratic Party. [ Read More ]

Washington Township to hold Autumn Bash

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Washington Township will be holding its 19th Autumn Bash this year on Sept. 16 and 17. The event started as an all-volunteer project that was trying to promote the Washington Township area and has grown into a larger event that works to help local charities. “It just seemed to evolve that [ Read More ]

Ride to raise money for K-9’s medical bills

By Megan Alley Sun staff The newly established Knights of Valor Chapter of the Templar Knights Motorcycle Club is hosting a benefit poker ride to help pay for the mounting medical bills of a K-9 that belonged to a police officer, and village of Batavia native, who was gunned down in May 2013. Sign-ups are [ Read More ]

First phase of erosion prevention to begin

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Miami Township Trustees took a step towards preventing erosion in a lake in Miami Meadows Park on Aug. 16 by approving a bid for the first phase of the project. Trustees approved a bid from Advanced Contractors and Estimators to install Redi-Rock on about 700 feet of the lake for [ Read More ]

New Richmond council talks dock, taxes

By Megan Alley Sun staff Work to replace the village of New Richmond’s boat dock, located where Augusta Street meets the Ohio River, will start next month, and the council will host a town hall meeting in October to talk about the emergency services earnings tax increase that’s set to appear on the Nov. 8 [ Read More ]

United Way kicks off annual campaign

By Megan Alley Sun staff This year’s United Way of Greater Cincinnati – Eastern Area 2016 campaign launched with a kickoff event on Aug. 24 at American Modern, located in the village of Amelia. During the event, a myriad of presenters delivered speeches and testimonials that spoke to the good work of the United Way [ Read More ]

Parts of county flood in heavy rains

2018 to bring additional lane to 32

By Megan Alley Sun Staff The timeline for the road construction project that will add a third lane of travel to eastbound state Route 32 in the Eastgate area has been moved up. The project, which is part of segment 4a of the Eastern Corridor program, is intended to improve traffic flow from Eastgate to [ Read More ]


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