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NWS confirms tornado touched in Williamsburg

By Brett Milam Editor A tornado touched down in Williamsburg on March 26, according to the National Weather Service. The tornado touched down at 2:24 p.m., with wind speeds at 90 mph, a path width of 70 yards and traveled for about .3 miles before coming to an end, the NWS said. No fatalities or [ Read More ]

Center for Conservation holds grand opening in Milford

By Brett Milam Editor More than 100 people turned out for the grand opening of the Center for Conservation in Milford on March 25. The Cincinnati Nature Center at 4949 Tealtown Road and specifically, Rowe Woods, was the site for a celebration 50 years in the making. Started in 1967, the Cincinnati Nature Center is [ Read More ]

New law makes roads safer for bicyclists

By Megan Alley Sun staff A new law went into effect on March 21 that requires motorists to give bicyclists at least three feet of space when passing. “For years, Ohio has suffered an unacceptable and avoidable number of bicycling injuries and fatalities on our roadways. The cities of Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Toledo and 26 [ Read More ]

Student chefs compete in national cooking contest

By Megan Alley Sun staff Select students from Hill Intermediate School in Bethel participated in a nationwide cooking competition on March 16, and the local winner, fifth-grader Lillie Webb, was announced during an assembly on March 24. The competition, food services and facilities management company Sodexo’s Future Chefs Challenge, joined more than 2,500 students from [ Read More ]

Corrections Box, March 16

For the March 16, 2017 edition: The story “Milford student earns honors in photography,” Jenna Bellonby is a 10th grader. “West Clermont selects principal for the new high school amid pushback from students’  photo caption misidentified Stephanie Walker as “Stephanie Weber.” In Obits, Mrs. Flatts picture was incorrectly put under Mrs. Schirmer’s name and Mrs. [ Read More ]

East Cincy Yoga breathes life into Batavia with yoga, meditation and support network

By Brett Milam Editor For Lori Kirsch of East Cincy Yoga in Batavia, she’s in the business of making people feel good. Kirsch, the owner and mother of two children, ages six and nine, who she homeschools, opening a yoga business on the eastside of Cincinnati in November of 2015, may seem incongruent with its [ Read More ]

School Spotlight:
Milford students build prosthetic for hockey player

By Megan Alley Sun staff A 12-year-old hockey player born without fingers on his left hand has been gifted a prosthetic that was designed and built by two Milford High School engineering students.Connor Hart, an 11th-grader, and Emme Thomas, a ninth-grader, custom designed and engineered the prosthetic, which they named “The Grip Hand,” for Gabe [ Read More ]

Love Must Win pushes for equal rights for all

By Megan Alley Sun staff Love Must Win, Inc., a local nonprofit organization that provides education and support by raising awareness of discrimination, bullying and self-destructive behaviors, with an emphasis on issues affecting the LGBT community, will celebrate its second anniversary later this spring. Three friends who had dealt with various hardships growing up founded [ Read More ]

‘Addiction is a disease,’ state doctor gives a talk on Clermont’s increasing drug problem

By Brett Milam Editor Business and political leaders gathered March 17 for the Clermont Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast to discuss how opiate use is impacting businesses. “I just wanna say that it was maybe three years ago – time flies – that we processed the agenda for the future,” Matt Van Sant, president and [ Read More ]

Three Loveland girls win Scouting Gold Award

By Brett Milam Editor More than 30 Girl Scouts from the Cincinnati area, including Loveland, received the Gold Award, the highest honor in the Girl Scouts, on March 5. The Girl Scout Gold Award is an honor for Girl Scouts grades nine through 12, who “use their vision for change to complete a service project [ Read More ]

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