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MONTHLY DINNER B1 Your Community Press newspaper serving Delhi Township and Sayler Park Shiloh United Methodist Church monthly community dinner Volume 83 Number 39 © 2010 The Community Press ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Happy meals returning Delhi Township and Hamilton County officials say the Delhi Road improvement project is just about a week behind schedule. Delays installing underground utilities has delayed the new McDonald’s construction, but the restaurant is expected to reopen Tuesday, Oct. 5, according to township Administrator Gary Schroeder. Eric Beck, county construction engineer, said work on the half-mile span of Delhi Road should be completed by the end of the year. Work includes a new Delhi Township Park entrance and traffic light adjacent to McDonald’s, and changes to access points into businesses. Exchange rate Oak Hills High School has been in a student exchange with schools in Dingolfing, Germany, for 25 years. The German teacher who coordinates it called it a “oncein-a-lifetime experience.” – FULL STORY, A4 Bargains to be had Residents of the Covedale Garden District have been clearing out their basements and garages in preparation for the neighborhood’s annual yard sale this Saturday, Sept. 25. – FULL STORY, A3 Share your news Have a great photo from your kid’s latest field trip? Trying to drum up publicity for your group’s event? Visit to submit your photos, news and events. It’s a one-stopshop for submitting information to The Community Press, The Cincinnati Enquirer, and our other publications and Web sites. For the Postmaster Published weekly every Wednesday. Periodical postage paid at Cincinnati, Ohio 45247 USPS 006-879 POSTMASTER: Send address change to The Delhi Press 5556 Cheviot Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45247 $30 for one year To place an ad, call 242-4000. We d n e s d a y, S e p t e m b e r 2 2 , 2 0 1 0 PRESS W e b s i t e : c o m m u n i t y p r e s s . c om E-mail: B E C A U S E C O M M U N I T Y M AT T E R S 50¢ Dungeons slither back Oct. 1 By Heidi Fallon Ghouls, monsters and things that go bump on weekend nights will be slithering back to the Dungeons of Delhi starting Friday, Oct. 1. The haunted maze of rooms is housed in the old Thriftway building in the DelFair Shopping Center, along Anderson Ferry Road. Sponsored by the Delhi Police Department’s Explorer Troop, Dungeons is the group’s main fundraiser. “We are ranked in the top five of haunted houses in the area and we always get top reviews from people who rate haunted houses,” said Sgt. Joe Middendorf, Explorer adviser. “We’re also one of the most affordable haunted houses around.” Jacob Rouse, 23, is a former Explorer who’s been volunteering for the past 12 years. “I help out because it’s for a really good cause and it’s a lot of fun,” Rouse said, while sorting “I help out because it’s for a really good cause and it’s a lot of fun. It also gives young men and women someplace to go and have some fun.” Jacob Rouse A former Explorer who’s been volunteering for the past 12 years. HEIDI FALLON/STAFF Jacob Rouse plays with a few of the gory props that will be on display to entertain and terrify visitors to the Dungeons of Delhi starting Oct. 1. through a shopping cart of gruesome looking body parts. “It also gives young men and women someplace to go and have some fun.” Dungeons of Delhi will feature a few rearranged fright sites, including the Monster Garage, which Middendorf said is one of the most popular venues and was created by Rouse’s father, Cecil. “Our Dracula is the most awesome vampire, too,” Middendorf said. “Jerry Wessler has won awards for his portrayal.” Dungeons is open 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday and 7 p.m.-9 p.m. on Sunday. There also is a less scary children’s matinee every Sunday from 5-7 p.m. Admission is $8 with a $1 discount for a canned food donation, which will go to the Anderson Ferry Food Pantry. The matinee is $4 per person. Students to pedal for poverty project By Heidi Fallon “I want to help raise money for people who don’t have enough food to eat.” Rapid Run Middle School students are preparing to pedal their hearts out to raise money for children in Tanzania. Sponsored by the National Junior Honor Society, the bike-athon will start at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at the school, 6345 Rapid Run Road. “We’ll go until about 12:30 or until all the laps have been completed,” said Veronica Diaz, one of two society advisers and seventh-grade math teacher. “We’re hoping to surpass the $3,000 we raised last year.” Students, parents and Delhi Township residents can sign up to pedal around the school parking lot. Not only will folks get a bit of exercise and help students raise money, but there are prizes being awarded for the best biking costume and most laps and money raised, Diaz said. The honor society is again giving all the bike-a-thon profits Michael Van Schoik A seventh-grader and society member HEIDI FALLON/STAFF Rapid Run Middle School seventh-graders rehearse their roles in a skit they were preparing for their classmates. From left, Megan Sheridan, Rachel Royer and Michael Van Schoik are members of the school’s National Junior Honor Society preparing for a fundraising bike-a-thon. to Village Life Outreach Project, a nonprofit organization that works with several Tanzanian villages. It was founded by Christopher Lewis, a Springfield Township native who works as a family physician for Alliance Primary Care and teaches at the University of Cincinnati. “I want to help raise money for people who don’t have enough food to eat,” said Michael Van Schoik, a seventh- grader and society member. Van Schoik and several other society members said that along with money, they are hoping to raise awareness of the poverty and medical needs in Tanzania. “My parents went there and brought back lots of pictures,” said Rachel Royer, a seventhgrade society member. “I want to do my part to help, because I saw the need myself in those photos.” Anyone wanting to donate money or be part of the bike-athon can contact Diaz at 4670300. Registration forms are available by going to oakhills.k12.oh. us/RapidRun/clubs/ and scroll down to NJHS information. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2010 Bring Chairs FREE Outdoor Party at the Cheviot Field House CE-0000422422 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. 7:30 The Remains No Coolers 5:00 Blue Fish Activities 9:00 Incendium Arts Fire Troupe For Kids • Sponsored by: CWCA & Budweiser


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