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Milford honors hero

By Megan Alley Sun staff A Batavia man was recognized by the Milford City Council on Oct. 6 for his lifesaving effort and act of bravery. On Sept. 21, Judie Reyes started choking on her food during dinner at the Texas Roadhouse in Milford. Bassel Mustafa, a waiter who has worked at the restaurant for [ Read More ]

Roundabout delayed to summer 2016

By Megan Alley Sun staff Construction work on the Eastgate South Drive roundabout will continue into summer 2016. The segment, known as project area six, consists of two phases, according to Clermont County Engineer Pat Manger. Phase one refers to the construction of the north half of the roundabout, and phase two refers to the [ Read More ]

Chamber event celebrates women

By Megan Alley Sun staff The ninth annual Clermont Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Day event, held Oct. 6 at Receptions Inc. in Eastgate, has been declared a success. This year’s event, which ran from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., was centered on the message of being bold, with a sense of confidence, integrity and joy, [ Read More ]

Mass fish death due to low oxygen

By Kelly Doran Editor Visitors to Harsha Lake in East Fork State Park recently may be surprised by a large number of dead fish on the shores of the lake. The fish died during a process called “turnover,” which is not typical, but is a naturally occurring process, said Debra Walters, fish management supervisor for [ Read More ]

Cancer center brings advanced machine to area

By Kelly Doran Editor The Clermont County Cancer Center, which held its grand opening on Oct. 9, has made a rare, specialized radiation machine accessible to local patients. “Our machine is the Elekta Versa HD. It is the first machine of its kind in Cincinnati,” said Payal Patel, CEO of the Clermont Center, along with [ Read More ]

Moscow plans for web development, more at meeting

By Megan Alley Sun staff The village of Moscow council met on Oct. 1 to handle a variety of business matters. Administrator David Plummer recommended that the village outsource web development services to the Center for Applied Informatics, which is the outreach arm of Northern Kentucky University’s College of Informatics. “They have experience creating web [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Twp to finish roadwork mid-Oct.

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Williamsburg Township Trustees discussed, among other topics, road repairs and siren maintenance during their meeting on September 28. Road repair work on West Fork Ridge Drive and East Fork Valley Drive, which started the week of Sept. 21, should be completed by mid-October, according to Roads and Maintenance Supervisor [ Read More ]

West Clermont bans drones

By Kelly Doran Editor The West Clermont Local School District banned drones during the Sept. 29 board meeting after a recommendation by the Ohio High School Athletic Association. The resolution to prohibit the use of unmanned aerial vehicles is for the safety of those attending school events, said Superintendent Keith Kline. “We’ve got to keep [ Read More ]

UC holds ribbon cutting for trail

By Kelly Doran Editor After five years of planning and construction, the University of Cincinnati Clermont College opened the Woodland Trail with a ribbon cutting on Oct. 1. Many people describe the college campus as park-like and serene, said Dean Jeff Bauer, so campus staff wanted to build on that idea when they put the [ Read More ]

Old West Festival continues

By Megan Alley Sun staff Despite some wet weekends, the fun still continues at the Old West Festival, which takes place in Williamsburg and is held Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 12 to Oct. 18. The festival, now in its eighth season, is held rain or shine. “It’s been going pretty well,” said Bridget Kochersperger, public [ Read More ]

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