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Laszlo’s Iron Skillet opens

By Megan Alley Sun staff Laszlo’s Iron Skillet celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on September 29. The family-owned restaurant reopened in Union Township after a fire destroyed its former site at 6900 Valley Ave. in Newtown more than two years ago. The ribbon cutting ceremony was coordinated by the Clermont Chamber [ Read More ]

Clermont Sun has new owner

By Wayne Gates Managing Editor The Clermont Sun has a new owner. MCM (Ohio) Media LLC, has purchased the Sun Publishing Company, which includes the Sun, the Sunday Sun and the Brown County Press. MCM Media CEO Scott Champion is a veteran newspaper owner and executive with 35 years of experience in the media business. Champion [ Read More ]

FBI raids Southwest Regional

By Wayne Gates Managing Editor The FBI raided Southwest Regional Medical Center in Georgetown on Sept. 29, removing computers, paper files and other items. Public Affairs Specialist Todd Lindgren for the FBI office in Cincinnati confirmed Sept. 30 that “We were conducting law enforcement activity in that area recently.” The federal search warrant that the [ Read More ]

Goshen HS named Blue Ribbon School

By Megan Alley Sun staff Goshen High School has been named a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education, one of the highest honors for schools in America for academic achievement. The Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors public and private kindergarten through 12th grade schools that are either academically superior or [ Read More ]

Commissioners help with Miami Twp PD radio coverage issues

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Clermont County Commissioners approved a resolution to help with some of the coverage issues that the Miami Township Police Department has dealt with since May. The contract for the purchase and installation of a bidirectional amplifier and distributed antenna system, which was approved during the commissioners’ meeting on Sept. [ Read More ]

Uecker tours local manufacturing business

By Kelly Doran Editor Sen. Joe Uecker stopped at Deltec in Batavia on Oct. 1 to celebrate national Manufacturing Day, which was on Oct. 2. Manufacturing Day is meant to motivate young people to go into manufacturing. This year’s celebration was held on Oct. 2 and there were over 2,350 events across the nation, according [ Read More ]

Pumpkin Run celebrates 40 years

By Megan Alley and Kelly Doran Sun staff The Pumpkin Run Nationals numbers may have been down this year, but enthusiasm during the Run’s 40th year was not. There were 2,419 cars registered this year, slightly less than the 2,500 in 2014. Attendance was likely the highest on Sunday, when the weather was warmer and [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Twp ES Open House

By Megan Alley Sun staff Williamsburg Township Emergency Services will host an open house on Oct. 6 from 6-8 p.m. The event will be held in conjunction with this year’s National Fire Prevention Week, which is observed from Oct. 4-10. “The public is encouraged to visit the station for some family fun, while learning how [ Read More ]

Felicity-Franklin BOE meets

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Felicity-Franklin Board of Education handled a variety of matters during its meeting on Sept. 21. The board approved the 2015-2016 Permanent Budget and Certificate of Estimated Resources. The board approved a contract with Auxier Gas for six loads of propane at $.86 per gallon between Oct. 1, 2015, and [ Read More ]

New Richmond Fire and EMS get raises

By Megan Alley Sun staff The New Richmond Village Council voted on Sept. 22 to increase wages for part-time employees of the New Richmond Fire and Emergency Services Department. “[Fire and EMS Chief Vince Bee] believes this change is necessary to make the department more competitive with other departments in hiring part-time employees,” said Richard [ Read More ]

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