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BIG YARD SALE B1 Dayspring Church of God on Smiley Avenue works to raise money for Autism Speaks during the Citywide Yard Sale. Your Community Press newspaper serving College Hill, Finneytown, Forest Park, Greenhills, Mount Airy, Mount Healthy, North College Hill, Seven Hills, Springfield Township E-mail: We d n e s d a y, M a y 1 9 , 2 0 1 0 Volume 73 Number 15 © 2010 The Community Press ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Vote for Sportsman Our readers created the ballot and now it’s time to vote for the 2010 Hilltop Press Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year. In just the first day of voting, readers cast more than 20,000 ballots. Let’s keep it going! Go online to www. and find the yellow and green Community Press Sportsman of the Year icon on the righthand side of the page. Find your ballot by newspaper and vote as often as you like through June 10. On the ballot for the 2010 Sportsman of the Year: Dominique Brown, Winton Woods; Zach Campbell, Winton Woods; Dakota Dartis, North College Hill; Christopher Hanson, St. Xavier; Matt James, St. Xavier; Alexander Longi, St. Xavier; Luke Massa, St. Xavier; Brandon Okel, Mount Healthy. Sportswoman of the Year candidates are: Megan Kaake, McAuley; Alex Murphy, Finneytown; Kyanna Perry, Mount Healthy; Danielle Peters, Roger Bacon; Emily Richmond, Roger Bacon; and Andrea Yates, McAuley Sign flower Where in the world of Hilltop is this? Bet we got you this week. Send your best guess to hilltoppress@communitypress. com or call 853-6287, along with your name. Deadline to call is noon Friday. If you’re correct, we’ll publish your name in next week’s newspaper along with the correct answer. See who guessed last week’s hunt correctly on B5. B E C A U S E C O M M U N I T Y M AT T E R S Greenhills has new council clerk By Heidi Fallon It’s a job with which Kathy Lives has just a bit of experience. Lives is putting the 25 years she worked as Forest Park Clerk of Council to work as the new Greenhills council clerk. She replaces Joy Hoffmann, who served for more than 20 years. Lives has one meeting under belt and said it’s good to be back doing what she loves. “Greenhills is a wonderful community and they have so much going on Lives right now,” Lives said, settling in at her new desk in council chambers. “When I retired from Forest Park, my husband was planning to retire and we had lot of plans, but then his was postponed. “I like working with councils and legislation.” Her track record proves it. Lives is past president of the Ohio Municipals Clerks Association and past president of the National Association of Parliamentarians local chapter. She’s also a professional registered parliamentarian and contin- ues to study legislative procedures. “It’s important to study and refresh yourself,” she said. “I really enjoy it.” When she’s not planning trips with her husband, David, Lives said she loves puttering about in her garden. The couple live in Forest Park and have three children and 10 grandchildren. Her salary will be $3,064 a year. NCH man shares the feeling of music By Heidi Fallon As a youngster, Joe Hollmann loved cranking up his parents’ hi-fi and listening to a record of spirited Wurlitzer organ music. “That’s really what did it for me,” Hollmann, now 59, said. “It really is a bug that gets you.” Hollmann is so passionate about his love of pipe organs, particularly theater organs that used to pump out background music for silent films, that he bought his own. His 1927 Wurlitzer pipe organ, one of four in the country, takes up most of the basement of his North College Hill home. Settling down on the bench to demonstrate his self-taught music abilities, Hollmann said playing the organ is way of relieving stress. Hollmann recently invited folks at the Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired to his home for a Feel the Music session. He and Larry Klug, technology director for the center, came up with the idea together. HEIDI FALLON/STAFF Joe Hollmann tickles the authentic ivories of his 1927 Wurlitzer pipe organ that takes most of the basement in his North College Hill home. Online community Find your community’s website by visiting Cincinnati. com/community and looking for “Community News” near the top of the page. You’ll find local news, sports, photos and events, tailored to where you live. You can even submit your own articles and photos using Share, our online submission tool. HEIDI FALLON/STAFF To place an ad, call 242-4000. 50¢ Barbara Liszniewski demonstrates her pipe organ prowess during a visit to the home of Joe Hollmann, North College Hill. Blind since birth, the Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired consumer said she is the only member of the Cincinnati Chapter of the American Guild of Organists who is blind. Klug was helping Hollmann and the Ohio Valley Chapter of American Theater Organ Society with its website. Hollmann is the president of the group. “It sounded like a wonderful way for people who are blind and with vision problems to actually feel the music and experience the sound of a pipe organ,” Hollmann said. Two of the center consumers, Mike Horn and Barbara Liszniewski, are musicians themselves. “I have a small digital music studio and I was really interested in learning more about pipe organs, especially those used in theaters,” Horn said. Liszniewski said she’s been playing the organ since she was 15. She also said that as far as she knows, she is the only blind member of the Cincinnati Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Navigating her way to the organ bench, Liszniewski tried her hand at Hollmann’s prize possession. Standing by the bench, Hollmann said this first-time Feel the Music experience may just require an encore. HEIDI FALLON/STAFF Joe Hollmann, right, helps Mike Horn feel a clarinet pipe he plucked from his Wurlitzer organ as he hosted a Feel the Music session for Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. 4,000 30th Nissan Rebates AVAILABLE Anniversaryy Sale Up To FALHABER A Family Tradition Since 1980 $ Serving Greater Cincinnati & Nissan for 30 Years 0% APR FINANCING AVAILABLE On Most Brand New Nissans* 8680 Colerain Ave. • 513-385-1400 *0% apr is 36 monthly payments of $27.78 per $1000 borrowed. Subject to credit approval for qualified buyers through NMAC. APR savings are in lieu of customer cash. Sale ends 5/21/10


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