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Ohio below national average for breastfeeding

By Megan Alley Sun staff More than 77 percent of mothers in Ohio are choosing to breastfeed their newborns, up from 70 percent in 2014, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2016 Breastfeeding Report Card, released in August. The report card does indicate, however, that Ohio falls below the national average [ Read More ]

Creager buildings sold at auction

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The two buildings in the village of Batavia formerly owned by Emmett Creager, owner of Creager Tire and Muffler, were sold in an auction in September. Creager, known to family and friends as Leroy, died on April 4, 2015, after owning the business since 1965. He owned the properties at 52 [ Read More ]

Painter elected to replace Proud as commissioner

By Kelly Cantwell Editor David Painter will fill retiring Clermont County Commissioner Bob Proud’s seat after receiving 74.53 percent of the votes on Nov. 8, according to unofficial results. “On behalf of the citizens of Clermont County, I humbly accept the position of Clermont County Commissioner elect. Together we will raise the bar for all [ Read More ]

Unofficial Clermont County Election Results

Below are the unofficial election results for the Tuesday, Nov. 8 general election: Registered Voters – 136,477 Ballots Cast – 98,486 Voter Turnout – 72.16% President and Vice President Vote for not more than 1 Hillary Clinton (DEM) – 26,096 Richard Duncan – 312 Gary Johnson – 3,385 Jill Stein (GRE) – 702 Donald J. [ Read More ]

Union Township, West Clermont approve TIF

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Union Township Trustees and the West Clermont Board of Education approved a tax increment financing district resolution recently for a property on Glen Este-Withamsville Road. The property, owned by 360 Properties Development, will become the site of new luxury apartments. Union Township approved the TIF on Oct. 27 and West [ Read More ]

Retired military veterans presented with diplomas

By Megan Alley Sun staff On Nov. 3, Goshen Local School District held a graduation ceremony and presented diplomas to four former high school students who left school early to serve in the military. Allen Donahue, Arthur Hickey, Thomas Holland and Hershel Campbell were honored at the Veterans Diploma Celebration, which was held in the [ Read More ]

Brewery may open in Milford

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The city of Milford may be the next local community to boast a microbrewery if plans are approved. Dan Lynch, of Loveland, and Joe Brenner, of Maderia, plan to open the Little Miami Brewing Company at 208 Mill Street in downtown Milford next year. Lynch and Brenner, who are brothers-in-law and [ Read More ]

School spotlight: Student earns perfect score on AP exam

By Megan Alley Sun staff A Milford High School student was recently notified that she had achieved a perfect score on the Advanced Placement United States Government exam she took in May, which makes her one of only 25 students in the world to do so this year. AP exams are college-level tests administered by [ Read More ]

Bethel voters repeal income tax

By Megan Alley Sun staff On Nov. 8, voters in the village of Bethel approved a ballot initiative that will repeal the village’s 0.5 percent income tax, which was adopted by council on Sept. 10, 2015. The initiative was approved with 61.58 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results from the Clermont County Board [ Read More ]

Miami Township man stars on Jeopardy!

By Megan Alley Sun staff The dreams of one Miami Township man were realized when he recently appeared on the game show Jeopardy! Ken Hirsh is the director of the law library and professor of practice at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. He started watching Jeopardy! in the late 1960s, when he was [ Read More ]


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