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Moscow could get recycling program

By Megan Alley Sun staff The village of Moscow could soon get a communal recycling container. Paul Braasch, director of Clermont County’s Office of Environmental Quality, presented the recycling program to the village of Moscow council on September 3. Braasch offered to have a front loading, multi-material recycling container installed in downtown Moscow. The bin [ Read More ]

Scene75 to open soon

By Kelly Doran Editor The new Scene75 location, due to open in the next couple weeks in Miami Township, is taking form. The new location is modeled after the original Scene75 location in Dayton. In July, the building only showed glimpses of the activities to come, but now nearly all the activities and games are [ Read More ]

Cosmetology salon opens after renovations

By Megan Alley Sun staff The cosmetology salon at Grant Career Center is now open after receiving a facelift this summer. The renovation was the first for the salon since the building was built in 1976. “We took a year with planning, and started construction in May,” said Superintendent Lisa Tuttle-Huff. The salon reopened to [ Read More ]

The Milford Opry is now open

By Megan Alley Sun staff The City of Milford has a new live music venue. Business partners and music lovers Anthony Selm and John Farlow opened the Old Milford Opry in May. “We’re both musicians by hobby, so when the opportunity came up, we decided to open a music venue,” Selm said. “There’s nothing like [ Read More ]

Milford appoints two key positions

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Milford City Council met September 1 to handle a variety of business matters. During the meeting, Lisa Evans was appointed as vice mayor. Evans replaces former Milford Vice Mayor Jeff Lykins, who resigned August 19 via email to Milford City Council members. The council also appointed Pam Holbrook as [ Read More ]

Wenstrup speaks to Chamber

By Kelly Doran Editor U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup spoke at the Clermont Chamber of Commerce’s September Legislative Breakfast on September 3 about business, immigration, government and more. Wenstrup was welcomed to the microphone by attendees doing a University of Cincinnati chant. He started by speaking about the area. “I’d like to think of our district [ Read More ]

County buys land for new complex

By Megan Alley Sun staff Clermont County recently purchased 43 acres of land in Batavia to house the new Engineer Department campus. The property, which is located across the street from the county’s Municipal Court building on state Route 222, cost the county $300,000, according to Clermont County Facilities Manager Wade Grabowski. “It’s exciting,” said [ Read More ]

Local school districts oppose House Bill 70

By Kelly Doran Editor Local school districts are opposing a bill passed by the state recently that includes a section about procedures when a school goes into academic distress. A section of the recently passed House Bill 70 states that when a district is in academic distress, the academic distress commission, appointed by the state [ Read More ]

Veterans honored at medal ceremony

By Megan Alley Sun staff Local officials, friends and family gathered to honor nine Clermont County veterans from the World War II, Vietnam and the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. “We owe so much to those who have served, and it’s my honor to be here with you all today to honor these people,” Congressman Brad [ Read More ]

Family holds celebration of life for Batavia resident

By Kelly Doran Editor The Lonnie G. Alsip Celebration of Life on August 29 was crowded with family and friends reminiscing and honoring the life of a valued son, brother and friend. Family and friends describe Lonnie Alsip, a resident of the village of Batavia most of his life, as a talented musician and a [ Read More ]

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