MILFORD-MIAMI ADVERTISER ODOT awards $600K for projects Your Community Press newspaper serving Miami Township and Milford WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 Supports design, construction of key road initiatives BATAVIA — The Clermont County Transportation Improvement District (CCTID) has received a $600,000 grant from the Ohio Department of Transportation’s Office of Jobs and Commerce to support initiatives to improve access and mobility in the Eastgate area. Funded through House Bill114 for Fiscal Year 2013, this is the largest funding allocation provided to a single Transportation Improvement District in the state. “This is a huge win for the CCTID and for Clermont County,” said Clermont County Engineer Pat Manger. “The CCTID’s purpose is to design and construct projects that not only address local transportation needs but also facilitate economic development and growth. The fact that Clermont County was awarded this level of support is a clear demonstration that ODOT recognizes the value of the work we are doing and supports our efforts.” The funding awards were divided among three projects: The Aicholtz Connector Project - $250,000 The 1.3-mile Aicholtz Connector will reconnect Mount CarmelTobasco Road and Eastgate Boulevard. Generally following existing Old Ohio 74/Rust Lane/Aicholtz Road, the new connector will run under Interstate 275. The project will re-establish a vital link in the Eastgate area’s roadway network, help reduce congestion on Ohio 32 and improve access and mobility for local businesses and residences. The funding award for the Aicholtz Connector will be put toward finalizing the project’s design. Construction is expected to begin in 2015. 75¢ BECAUSE COMMUNITY MATTERS The Ivy Pointe Boulevard Extension Project $250,000 The Ivy Pointe project will extend the existing roadway about a quarter of a mile beyond the intersection of Ferguson Drive and Ivy Pointe Boulevard to Aicholtz Road. This extension will facilitate access in this area and set the stage for future office space development. The funding award for this project will be applied toward construction, which is expected to begin next summer. The 2012 C.O.V.E.R. (Corporations, Organizations, and Volunteers of Excellence Recognized) were held at R.S.V.P., in Miami Township Nov. 1. The event is organized by the Milford Miami Township Chamber of Commerce and is a way of recognizing and thanking business leaders for giving back to the community. From left are: Joe Kirk, Kirk Jewelers; Chad Braley, outreach director for the First Baptist Church; Gina Kirk; Stewart Greenlee, president and CEO of CenterBank; Rachel Seeberger, co-owner of Bite restaurant; Nancy Middleton, owner of The Printing Place; Rita Odom, of Odom Industries; Volunteer/Service Person of the Year Bob Bowman; Tim Odom; and Midwest Construction Company owner Russ Thomas. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS 2012 C.O.V.E.R. The Eastgate North Frontage Road Project $100,000 The Eastgate North Frontage Road project involves widening and realigning a half-mile section of Eastgate North Drive. Beginning at the entrance to the Eastgate Mall and ending just east of Jackson Square Drive, the project will support upcoming I-275/ Ohio 32 interchange improvements that include widening Ohio 32 and reconfiguring the Ohio 32/ Eastgate Boulevard interchange. The award for this project is designated for construction, which is currently underway and is expected to be complete by August 2013. “This is a great example of the close cooperation that has developed between ODOT and the CCTID since it was established in 2006,” said county Commissioner Ed Humphrey. “We are diligently working through the CCTID to bring state and federal transportation dollars into Clermont County - funding that would otherwise be awarded to non-county projects if it weren’t for the CCTID’s excellent work.” Commissioner David Uible said: “Clermont County is an exciting place to be right now. We are receiving a lot of positive feedback about the work we are AWARDS PRESENTED For more photos from the event, see page B4. RETIREES HONORED SENEY/THE COMMUNITY PRESS See ODOT, Page A2 ANNUAL VETERANS DAY PARADE SETON SHOWS OFF COSTUMES Danny Bare will be grand marshal of the annual veterans parade Nov. 11. Full story, B1 Seton students parade around school in their Halloween costumes. Full story, A4. The Miami Township trustees Aug. 21 recognized two retirees from the fire department. From left are Trustee Ken Tracy, retiring firefighters Harley Sheppard and Dede Kruse, Trustee Mary Makley Wolff and Trustee Karl Schultz. Both Sheppard and Kruse began their fire department careers in 1982 and are retiring after 30 years of service. JOHN Contact us News ..........................248-8600 Retail advertising ..............768-8196 Classified advertising .........242-4000 Delivery ........................576-8240 See page A2 for additional information Vol. 32 No. 32 © 2012 The Community Press ALL RIGHTS RESERVED NEWS A2 • MILFORD-MIAMI ADVERTISER • NOVEMBER 7, 2012 ODOT Continued from Page A1 doing. Not only are existing businesses choosing to stay, invest and expand here, new companies are wanting to come in and make Clermont their home. These projects go a long way to support the access needs for their people and for their products.” These projects are among the local roadway network improvements being implemented as part of the Eastern Corridor Program’s broaderscale, multi-modal transportation improvement plan. Another portion of the Eastern Corridor Program, the Oasis Rail Tran- sit project, was also awarded $200,000 to help secure right-of-way for the rail line’s track extension into downtown Cincinnati. CCTID was established in June 2006 and works with local communities, regional, state and federal agencies to stimulate economic development through transportation improvements. Projects advanced by the CCTID aim to ease congestion, expand access to business, shopping and new development while at the same time, establish the infrastructure needed to maintain the existing job base and facilitate future growth. For more information, visit http://tid.clermont countyohio.gov/. 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CE-0000516560 The Miami Township Police department was first accredited in March 1996 and has been subsequently re-accredited in 2000, 2003, 2006 and 2009. “We believe that being accredited keeps our agency sharp and in line with nationally recognized standards for operating a professional police agency,” said Police Chief Steve Bailey. “Less than four percent of the 18,000 police agencies in the United Sates have achieved accreditation. This speaks to the challenges that have to be met to become and to remain an accredited agency.” session are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA’s standards. A copy of the standards is available at the Miami Township Police Department, 5900 McPicken Drive. Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Miami Township Police Department’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them to the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. 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AARP program The AARP Driver Safety Program is coming to the Miami Township Civic Center, 6101 Meijer Drive, Milford, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. Contact 831-5500 for information about the church program. For the civic center program, call Laurie Malpass at 248-4345. Black heritage The Milford Area Black Heritage Society will honor veterans at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, with a program celebrating Veterans Day at Calvary United Methodist Church, 805 Walnut St. Speakers are husband and wife, Larry and Sadie Hughes. Sadie will discuss her work at Veteran’s Hospital and Larry will speak about his father’s experience with the Tuskegee Airmen. BZA meeting The Milford Board of Zoning Appeals will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in council chambers, 745 Center St. The agenda includes a variance for TruCraft Roofing for a rear setback at 789 U.S. 50; a BZA work session; and any other appropriate business to come before the board. CCRTA meeting The Clermont County Retired Teachers will meet Nov. 14 at the Owensville United Methodist Church, 2580 U.S. 50. Social hour and book swap will begin at CE-0000532798 11a.m., lunch will be served at noon, and Ear Candy, Clermont Northeastern High School’s a capella group, will sing following the meal. ORTA cookbooks will be available at this meeting. Bring $10 for each cookbook you will sell. Remember, CCRTA will earn $4 for each cookbook sold. RSVP to Pauline Caudill, 3382 Clover Road, Bethel, OH 45106, 734-3834, or Davidmedic73@ aol.com by Nov. 7. Cost of meal is $10. Contact Joan Ballbach at 875-2986 or J.email@example.com for more information. Dinner, auction The ninth annual dinner auction to benefit A Caring Place Pregnancy Help Center will be Friday, Nov. 9, at Receptions Banquet Center East. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m., buffet dinner at 7 p.m. followed by silent and live auctions, L.A. based comedian, Charlie Preston and more. A Caring Place Pregnancy Help Center, 4446 Mt Carmel-Tobasco Road, provides services and programs, all at no cost. The center serves clients from Clermont County and eastern Hamilton County. Services include free pregnancy tests, medical, social and legal referrals, adoption information and referrals, baby and maternity supplies, basic decisionmaking skills program, parenting classes, financial life skills program, sexual integrity education, post abortion recovery program, caring support for the whole family in dealing with an untimely pregnancy, and after hours helpline. Call 513-753-4357 or 513300-3565 to make a reservation. Tickets are $45 per person. Holiday parade MIAMI TWP. — The 2012 Holiday Parade will be 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. The parade route will run along Business 28 from Miami Plaza to the Meijer store. For more information or to participate, call the recreation department at 2483727. Mammogram The Mercy Health mobile mammography unit will be at the Cherry Grove, Discovery Shop, 454 Ohio Pike, Nov. 30. Appointments are required by calling 513-6863300 or 1-855-PINK123 (1855-746-5123). closed or delayed because of inclement weather. Registration is required and can be completed at the pool upon arrival. For more information, contact Lois Leavens, community swim coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Vet diplomas MILFORD-MIAMI TWP. — The Milford School District is continuing its tradition of awarding diplomas to veterans who did not earn a diploma because their education at Milford High School was interrupted to serve their country in times of war. Veterans will be awarded their diplomas during the school board meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in Meadowview Elementary, 5556 Mt. Zion Road. All veterans are invited to come in uniform and the board will recognize indi- viduals at the beginning of the meeting with a short ceremony. If you are a veteran or know of a veteran who did not earn his diploma because of being in the armed services, contact the Milford board of education office at 831-1314 by Friday, Nov. 9. Each Milford schools will honor veterans Nov. 9, in a variety of ways from special breakfasts to assemblies. Students will also be collecting for the Military Troop Boxes to support troops overseas. If interested in donating, call 831-1314. P.E.R.I. meeting The Clermont County Chapter 68 of P.E.R.I. will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Hibachi Grill, 617 Ohio Pike, across from Red Lobster. This is a change since the normal meeting day is the day before Thanksgiving. The speaker will be Franklin Thomas, District 4 representative. He will address PERI/PERS issues, including insurance. All P.E.R.S. members are invited to join the P.E.R.I. local chapter, as members help with the legislative acts that govern pension funds. This is the state of Ohio Public Employees Retirement System. If you have any questions, contact Earl at 2904552. Veterans honored Clermont County Chapter 649 of the Vietnam Veterans of America will honor all veterans during a special meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Union Township Civic Center, 4350 Aicholtz Road. All veterans from all wars, are invited. For information, visit www.vva649.org. Rescheduled MILFORD-MIAMI TWP — . The meeting of the Milford school board buildings and grounds committee has been rescheduled from 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at the school board offices, 777 Garfield Ave. GET THE MIAMI TWP. — The Mil- ford school district is once again opening its pool to the community for open swim sessions. The fall session of adult lap/open swims will be from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 20 at Milford High School, 1 Eagles Way. No open swims will be offered Nov. 6 or Nov. 22, or days when the school is into Fall Christmas SHOPPING EXPERIENCE OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11 11:30 am - 2:30 pm Class of 2017 Entrance Exam Saturday, November 17 8:30 am - Noon Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. This will be a one-of-a-kind shopping experience for you, your family and your friends. You’ll want to invite everyone to come out to this event taking place at the WILLIAMS CORNER CHURCH OF GOD 6162 State Route 132, Goshen. For more information call Darla at (513) 519-7159. ADVANTAGE High School Open swims CE-0000530881 Craft show MEN FOR OTHERS CE-0000524417 STXAVIER.ORG SCHOOLS A4 • CJN-MMA • NOVEMBER 7, 2012 COMMUNITY PRESS Editor: Theresa Herron, email@example.com, 248-7128 ACHIEVEMENTS | NEWS | ACTIVITIES | HONORS CommunityPress.com Students at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School show off their Halloween costumes Oct. 31 as they march around the school parking lot. JOHN SENEY/THE COMMUNITY PRESS Parents and relatives watch as students at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School march around the parking lot in the annual Halloween Parade. JOHN SENEY/THE COMMUNITY PRESS Students participate in the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School annual Halloween Parade. JOHN Owen McNeil, left, and Anna Reineck lead the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School annual Halloween Parade. JOHN SENEY/THE SENEY/THE COMMUNITY PRESS COMMUNITY PRESS Students at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School waved to parents and relatives Oct. 31 as they marched around the parking lot in the school’s annual Halloween parade. JOHN SENEY/THE COMMUNITY PRESS Seton shows off Halloween costumes MIAMI TWP. — Students and staff members dressed up in costumes Oct. 31 for the annual Halloween Parade at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School. The kids paraded around the school’s parking lot displaying their costumes. Leading the parade were Owen McNeil, a kindergartener, and Anna Reineck, a secondgrader. McNeil was chosen to lead the parade. McNeil got to choose someone to walk with him and chose Anna. Helly Patel has to lay down to exit the geodesic dome she and her teammates made in their sixth-grade class at McCormick. Students wrapped newspaper around wooden rods to form the cylinders and tapped them into triangular pieces. THANKS TO MARY PAT HARRIS DOMED All of the sixth-grade classes at McCormick Elementary pushed back desks to make room for the geodesic domes they built. Triangular parts formed from rolled newspapers distribute the stress across the structure. McCormick Elementary sixth-graders build geodesic domes. 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Coming off the second-consecutive season reaching the Division III sectional final, coach Misty Goetz believes the program is gaining respect around the Division III world. “It was great to make (the) sectional finals again this year,” she said. “At tournament seeding we were ranked sixth out of 19 teams. I thought this was huge. …I make sure to go to join the coaches association and go to the all-city voting, not only to represent a couple of my outstanding players but to also represent the (Southern Buckeye Conference) positively.” Also for the second-consecu- tive season the Lady Rockets’ season came to an end with a shutout loss to Summit Country Day, 5-0, after losing 4-0 last season. “The Summit game felt like a repeat of the game we played against Summit last year,” Goetz said. “… They just wear us down in the second half. They are the best passing team. I am proud of my team and especially of my defense. 5-0 doesn’t seem like we played very well but we really did. Summit is state champ for a reason.” The group who finished in second place in the SBC National Division with a record of 116-1 was led by seniors who provided leadership and guidance for a team with 10 freshmen and sophomores. “The seniors were amazing and so valuable to the team,” Goetz said. “Emma Wright and Clermont Northeastern senior Emma Wright plays the ball during a match this season. The team captain finished the season with 13 goals and six assists helping the Lady Rockets to a second-place finish in the SBC National Division and their second consecutive Division III sectional final. Jessica Kirby will be extremely hard to replace. And many of the seniors really stepped it up this season making me really wish that I had another season with them to develop their skills and this team more.” Wright – who was named first-team All-SBC National Division – finished the season with 13 goals and six assists. “Emma is a one-of-a-kind player,” her coach said. “Many times I wished I could clone her because she could play well in any position I put her in. She was a force on offense. …I would also drop her back to the sweeper position and she would play the most amazing defense. She is an overall great student and player. She is very respected by her teammates.” Wright wasn’t the only Lady Rocket who received regular season honors. Six others were named first- or second-team allleague and Goetz was named SBC National Division Coach of the Year. “(It) was a very unexpected honor,” Goetz said. “I am so grateful that I was given this award. There are so many talented coaches in the SBC. They are all very nice and I think that I have a good rapport with them.” Church gives rise to McNick volleyball Small parish yields 40 percent of team By Nick Dudukovich firstname.lastname@example.org MT. WASHINGTON — St. Thomas More kindergarten teacher Julie Mulvey couldn’t have known the type of talent she was putting together almost a decade ago. Mulvey, who also serves as the McNicholas High School freshman volleyball coach, was just trying get kids interested in the sport at the CYO level. But the girls who came out of the small parish in Clermont County played a key role in helping McNicholas rise to the top of the state’s volleyball scene. The Rockets finished the regular season ranked No. 2 in the final Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches’ Association poll while capturing the GGCL Grey Central crown with a record of 24-2. “It never really hit me until our principal, just today at the end of announcements, said how great this is. These girls graduated from here four years ago. How it happened, I don’t know, but it’s very cool,” Mulvey said. Seniors Kayla Fritz, Allie Kamphaus, Kendall Powers, Sarah Bouley and Paige Noday all played CYO ball for Mulvey as third-graders. Junior Hannah Taylor also got her start at Thomas More, which makes her McNicholas High School libero Kendall Powers sizes up an oncoming shot during the Rockets' regional final match against Alter at Wilmington High School Nov. 3. NICK DUDUKOVICH/THE COMMUNITY PRESS the sixth player from the school on the roster. Fritz, who was sixth in GGCL with 462 assists, credits her prep volleyball career to her elementary school says. “I’m glad I went there. If I hadn’t gone there, I probably wouldn’t have played volleyball,” said Fritz. She’s also amazed that her church accounted for roughly 40 percent of the Rockets’ roster. “It’s amazing to think about. See MCNICK, Page A7 Goshen’s Ryan Ashcraft finds a hole for a big gain against New Richmond last season. The senior played both sides of the ball for the 5-5 Warriors in 2012. BRANDON SEVERN/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS INJURIES BITE WARRIORS IN 2012 By Tom Skeen email@example.com McNicholas High School's Brooke Logan attempts a kill during the Rockets' regional final match against Alter at Wilmington High School Nov. 3. NICK DUDUKOVICH/THE COMMUNITY PRESS GOSHEN — The 2012 football season couldn’t have started any better for the Goshen Warriors. They won their first four games by a total score of 158-45 over their opponents and were on a roll. All of a sudden the injury bug jumped up and bit the Warriors, especially in their backfield. Seniors Ryan Ashcraft and Marcus Casey missed significant playing time and they lost their next five games, including all four of their Southern Buckeye Conference American Division games. “It was disappointing,” coach Mark Slagle said about the losing streak. “We didn’t do a good job of preparing the kids and that is disappointing. It’s my fault. That is the bottom line and we fell short and obviously we didn’t get the job done as a coaching staff.” The Warriors ended the season on a bright note beating Williamsburg 36-21 on senior night. “The kids played hard and represented the community well,” Slagle said. “We won on senior night, which is great to send the seniors out on a positive note.” After their 62-18 victory over Clermont Northeastern Sept. 14 the Warriors were 4-0 and when the first Ohio High School Athletic Association computer rankings were released Sept. 18 they were ranked No. 4 and in prime position for a playoff spot. Two weeks later following losses to Amelia and Western Brown, the Warriors were on the outside looking in. “I hate to blame things on injuries, but we had several kids down through (the losing streak) and being a small school, it doesn’t help your cause having three or four kids on the sidelines. That goes for big schools as See GOSHEN, Page A7 SPORTS & RECREATION NOVEMBER 7, 2012 • CJN-MMA • A7 Gallia downs McNick Goshen Continued from Page A6 well, but your starters are there for a reason and when they are down, it leaves holes that (teams) can manipulate.” Casey finished the year with 1,363 rushing yards despite missing two games as well as part of two others with a knee injury. He finished the season averaging more than nine yards per carry and crossed the goal line15 times. “Marcus is a talented young man,” Slagle said. “and we are hoping to find him a place to play next year that can suit his needs because I think he can definitely play at the next level.” Ashcraft is another talented back that missed significant time due to injury. On the defensive side of the ball he finished the season with 25 tackles, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries. “Ryan was out a good half of the season as well,” Slagle said. “I don’t think he was 100 percent all year. We played him more on defense when he came back because it is a lot less stressful on those injuries. The injury bug is a shame because he is an outstanding ball carrier. I’m really proud of him because he fought through the pain on defense and gutted it out.” McNick Continued from Page A6 Just being from Clermont County and being one of the top eight teams in the state, it’s hard to think about. It’s hard to grasp,” she said. As the girls got older, some went on to play at the club level, while others continued at Thomas More. But no matter where they took court, the girls always remained friends. McNicholas High School lost its opening-round playoff game 37-35 on the road against Gallia Academy Nov. 3. The Rockets were the only team to represent the region in the Division III state playoffs. • Head coach Mike Orlando garnered conference Coach of the Year recognition after leading his team to the postseason in just his second season at the helm. The Rockets, who won the GCL Central with a mark of 7-4, had a stellar year after posting just two wins last season. • Several Rockets were named to the conference all-star team for their gridiron perfor- SIDELINES Baseball camp Marcus Casey of Goshen finds a crease during a game against New Richmond last season. The senior finished with more than 1,300 rushing yards in 2012 despite missing time with a knee injury. BRANDON SEVERN/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS “It’s been nice to see each other grow as volleyball players and people,” Powers said. “We’re all so close because we’ve known each other for so long.” That background has helped translate into on-court success at the varsity level, according to Fritz. “We know how to communicate with each other. If we give constructive criticism, it’s for the benefit of the team. It’s not offensive to each other,” she said. Powers said the comfort level shared between the girls has made a difference. VERANO hitting, pitching, catching, fielding and base-running at a cost of $99 for six weeks. Proceeds from the program benefit amateur baseball in the Milford community. Space is limited. For more information, visit www.USBaseballAcademy.com, or call toll-free 866-622-4487. Registration is under way for a sixweek baseball camp at Milford High School starting Jan. 6. Milford head coach Tom Kilgore will direct the program in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy. Classes are available for players in grades 1-12 and are limited to six players per coach. Sessions are offered in advanced “I think it helps we are familiar with each other. We’re comfortable on the court and off,” she said. The Rockets’ dream season ended with a 3-2 loss to Kettering Alter in the Division II regional final at Wilmington High School Nov. 3. Despite the defeat, there are plenty of positives to take away from the people who’ve been there since the beginning. “I knew they were special, but now everyone gets to see how special they are,” Mulvey said. “It’s awesome.” DOGGONE GOOD DEALS! 2012 BUICK McNicholas High School’s Sarah Bouley attempts a kill during the Rockets' regional final match against Alter at Wilmington High School Nov. 3. 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LEASE FOR 39 Month Lease 299 $ PER MONTH 0 DUE AT SIGNING $ VIEWPOINTS A8 • MILFORD-MIAMI ADVERTISER • NOVEMBER 7, 2012 Editor: Theresa Herron, email@example.com, 248-7128 EDITORIALS | LETTERS | COLUMNS | CH@TROOM through the CVB to achieve greater results and benefits for Clermont County. I believe precision David Uible and accountCOMMUNITY PRESS ability are the GUEST COLUMNIST cornerstones to ensuring this plan is a success. Determination of a more focused target market: Given the assets and resources that Clermont County possesses, we will determine what events and activities are best suited to match exactly what Clermont County has to offer. We can select and pursue those activities where we have the greatest likelihood of success at the appropriate scope and scale. By looking at a wide range of projects we can enhance and create excitement in the community. By investing and advertising in our community, we begin to offer residents and visitors an opportunity to experience all the area has to offer. Strategic utilization of revenue resources: There are ways that Clermont County through its CVB and other organizational entities, both private and public, can build, improve or expand existing event platforms allowing the county to host more events on a larger scale. This brings in more participants, visitors, supporters and their families to our community who will spend additional funds, generating more room nights and therefore new revenues for our community. Connections to event or group organizers: We can utilize our Clermont County network. There are many in our community that have excellent knowledge, experience and connections to various organizations around the country from cultural, educational, arts, environmental, athletics and more. Those existing contacts and alliances can be leveraged to enhance a visitors experience while improving the quality of life for area residents. We took advantage of the opportunity to transform the CVB into a rewarding sales and public relations platform for our community that ensures we are aggressively, persistently and consistently publicizing the features, benefits and advantages of our wonderful community. The citizens of Clermont County have many valuable attributes to be proud of and to share with our citizens, surrounding neighbors and national visitors. A successful outcome from this revitalization effort means a significant increase in the quantity, quality and variety of events for all Clermont citizens to participate in and enjoy while adding to the vibrancy of our community. Go to www.visitclermontohio.com to discover more about the bureau and our local activities. David Uible is a Clermont County commissioner. Clermont CAN works to improve health The Clermont Coalition for Activity and Nutrition (Clermont CAN) was formed in 2008 in an effort to address the epidemic of obesity in Clermont County. The coalition is composed of representatives from all aspects of health, education and government, as well as individuals who are concerned about the health of county residents and are working toward improving nutritional awareness and promoting physical activity. The Clermont County Health District is the coordinating agency for Clermont CAN. The mission of Clermont CAN is to create opportunities and promote action to support the coalition’s vision: “Be Active, Eat Smart.” CAN encourages people to make smart choices about activity and nutrition most of the time to lead to a healthy lifestyle. Before the establishment of Clermont CAN, there was no local comprehensive health data that was specific to the residents of Clermont County. In 2009, a grant from the Office of Healthy Ohio made it possible to collect this important data. The health district, on behalf of Clermont CAN, Denise Franer partnered with Wright State COMMUNITY PRESS GUEST University to COLUMNIST conduct a community health assessment including adults and youth. The data from the health assessments as well as other data show that Clermont County residents have a high rate of unhealthy behaviors. Based on reported height and weight measurements of survey respondents, 67 percent of the adult residents were considered overweight or obese. There are also high rates of smoking, 27.6 percent, and 33.4 percent of adults do not get any physical activity. These rates are higher than state and national rates. Clermont CAN reviewed the data and recognized the opportunities to help improve the health of Clermont County residents. The growing epidemic of obesity, inadequate physical activity levels, the lack of proper nutrition and smoking are all health issues that need to be addressed to reduce the chronic diseases which are associated with these behaviors. Clermont CAN wants to ensure that all residents have access to information to enable them to make healthier choices. To help Clermont County residents become active, eat smart and make healthy choices, Clermont CAN has established the following objectives: » Increase the percentage of Clermont County residents who engage in physical activity. » Decrease the rate of overweight/obese residents. » Decrease the smoking rate of Clermont County residents. » Increase resources dedicated to promoting health lifestyles. Some accomplishments to date include: » “Updating Places and Spaces,” a publication with more than 60 locations around the county that promote physical activity. » Implementation of the “I am Moving, I am Learning” curriculum in all Head Start classrooms in the county. » Assistance with trail markings and benches for the Williamsburg-Batavia Hike/Bike Trail. » Supporting improvements to the O’Bannon Creek Nature Trail behind Goshen High School. » Host of the 2011 and 2012 Family Fun 1 Run/Walk. Clermont CAN meets at 8:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of every month at the Clermont County Health District and anyone interested is invited to attend. Information about Clermont CAN is on the health district’s CAN website at www.clermonthealthdistrict.org. Denise Franer is senior safety program coordinator for the Clermont County General Health District. CH@TROOM Oct. 31 question Does the release of the Boys Scouts’ “perversion” files change the way you feel about the group? Do you the think the group adequately protects the safety of its members? Why or why not? “In my opinion no group that is male dominated is safe. Good ‘Ole Boys protect Good ‘Ole Boys. However I feel that they have tried to handle it (now that it has been exposed) in an open way. Too bad that while it was happening they could not follow their own oath: “‘On my honor, I will do my best ‘To do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; ‘To help other people at all NEXT QUESTION Developers are studying the feasibility of building a hotel on the “Purple People Bridge” between Cincinnati and Newport. Do you think a hotel on the bridge is a good idea? Why or why not? Every week The Community Press asks readers a question they can reply to via e-mail. Send your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org with Chatroom in the subject line. times; ‘To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.’” K.S. “I think the same thing I think about priest abuse, teacher MILFORD-MIAMI ADVERTISER abuse, and any other thing you might put into this catagory ... those in power eventually think that they’re in a special class, unaccountable to anyone but themselves. And the sad thing is that no one seems to have the morals to stop it until they’re caught. “I have a high respect for the Boy Scouts in general. It only takes one bad apple to ruin the whole bunch. Case in point is the Catholic church, Penn State and even Bill Clinton. What amazes me is that no one seems to listen to the victims until it’s too late. While everyone is to be assumed innocent until proven guilty, an investigation should be immediately begun, and the proper authorities notified and involved. “The only good that will come of the exposure of these papers is that the victims may have some A publication of PRESS CommunityPress.com Revitalization of Convention & Visitors Bureau underway Have you noticed all the many changes occurring in the Clermont County Convention & Visitors Bureau and are you wondering what that means for the county? An interim executive director and several new board members have been appointed in the past 60 days, all of whom are extremely dedicated to the revitalization of the bureau and enhancing local opportunities and rebuilding community relations. The Clermont County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is a local marketing organization whose primary goal and focus is to increase awareness of travel and tourism opportunities by stimulating interest in area events, attractions, parks, natural resources, history and overnight lodging. Their role is essential in generating attention, economic growth and community prosperity throughout the region. As commissioner, I believe we have several paths available COMMUNITY closure, and future claims of abuse will be investigated.” J.K. ‘I was both a Cub and Boy Scout. I enjoyed the fun and still treasure the values scouting provided me. I also believe scouting did fine things, good deeds if you will, for their communities. I never experienced any problems with abuse or rape nor do I know of any. “I find it very strange that for years the Boy Scouts have been under public attack for not allowing known homosexuals to serve as Scout leaders and then the news hits that many boys were being abused by men who were apparently ‘in the closet.’ Is there a hidden agenda playing out?” R.V. 394 Wards Corner Road Loveland, Ohio 45140 phone: 248-8600 email: email@example.com web site: www.communitypress.com Remember Bushman Veterans Day Last Sunday Pastor Troy Ervin of Kingsway Fellowship Church once again preached the word of God. Pastor Ervin is so very gifted by referencing scripture from the holy bible and applying it to our every day lives. I recall part of his message being to truly understand and appreciate our many blessings. Most blessings are simple things that we take for granted such as our freedom to practice our faith, enjoy our family and friends and live in the greatest country in the Danny Bare COMMUNITY PRESS world. Another point in his GUEST COLUMNIST message was to not take for granted that a family member or friend will always be there. In November 2011, I was asked by a very close friend, who was also a veteran of the U.S. Army, to attend a church service at the church he attends, The Glen Este Baptist Church. On that particular day the service was going to center on Veterans Day and to honor those veterans in attendance. My friend had asked me several years in a row and each year I attended with him. All veterans have a special bond and in this case not only were we both veterans, but also long-time friends. Over the years when the children were young, we had gone on family vacations and when the children were grown we used to go on many trips, most of them centering on golf. It’s amazing how well you get to know someone over years of golfing together. My friend and I also shared many other things in common such as serving on the Batavia school board, coaching Knothole baseball, serving together as Batavia Township trustees, but my favorite times was just being with him and shooting the breeze. This friend was special because he was always cheerful, supportive and one to be counted on. I can honestly say that I never heard him say anything bad about another person. As Pastor Ervin said in his sermon, never take for granted that a friend or family member will always be there. I’m so very sad yet so blessed to have known him for so long. I’m also grateful for being able to share that special veteran’s day church service with him. I remember shaking his hand and telling him how much I appreciated the invite and how much I valued our friendship. As a human, I continue feeling the hurt and sorrow of such a great loss, but I know for certain that Jim Bushman was a Christian and had accepted Jesus Christ as his savior. With that knowledge, I know that Jim is in heaven and while he is terribly missed here on earth I plan on seeing him again some day. God bless Jim and his family. Danny D. Bare is the former executive director of the Clermont County Veterans Service Commission and a combat Vietnam veteran. Milford-Miami Advertiser Editor Theresa L. Herron firstname.lastname@example.org, 248-7128 Office hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday See page A2 for additional contact information. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012 LIFE COMMUNITY PRESS PEOPLE | IDEAS | RECIPES Bare to lead Batavia Veterans Day Parade Batavia — The annual Veterans Day Parade will be lead this year by the former executive director of the Clermont County Veterans’ Service Commission, Danny Bare, who will serve as grand marshal. Bare served as executive director for 5 years, helping his staff assist veterans and their families obtain benefits, emergency financial assistance, military medals and service-related documents. Bare is a decorated Vietnam War veteran. He received a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and Army Commendation for Valor for his service. After Bare serving two years with the military, he returned to Batavia, and spent 30 years at First National Bank (now US Bank). After retiring, he re- turned to public service, spending 14 years as a Batavia Township trustee, director of the Clermont County Board of Elections, a municipal court bailiff, and most recently, the executive director of the Clermont County Veterans’ Service Office. Bare is married to Connie. They have one daughter, Kelly, and two grandchildren, Eva and Carson. “Danny was excited about being named parade grand marshal,” said Andrea Bryant, office administrator at the veterans’ service commission. “He couldn’t wait to have his grandkids tag along.” Veterans Day is the American name for the international day of remembrance formerly called Armistice Day. It falls on Nov. 11 each year, the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended the World War I. Veterans Day is a federal holiday and is observed as a state holiday. The Clermont County Veter- ans Day Parade is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, in Batavia. Participants will line up at the Batavia Post Office at 1 p.m. Citizens are encouraged to participate and show their appreciation for all service men and women. Also, the Veterans’ Service Commission staff invites all those who recently returned home to receive a special “welcome home.” For more information, call 732-7245. A light snow fall Oct. 30 covers the log house at the Marr Education Center at Cook Farm in Goshen Township. The snow was part of a massive storm associated with Hurricane Sandy. JOHN SENEY/THE COMMUNITY PRESS SNOWY OCTOBER Snow covers the ground Oct. 30 at Community Park in Miami Township. The snow was part of a massive storm associated with Hurricane Sandy. JOHN SENEY/THE COMMUNITY PRESS Snow covers the ground and playset Oct. 30 at Kathryn Stagge-Marr Community Park in Goshen Township. The snow was part of a massive storm associated with Hurricane Sandy. JOHN SENEY/THE COMMUNITY PRESS Accepting New Patients Traditional Eye Exams and Diabetic Eye Exams (diabetic includes report sent to your doctor and retinal photos) Rutledge & Weber Eyecare Evening & Saturday Hours Available CE-0000521811 1107 Allen Drive • Milford, Ohio 45150 • 513-965-2020 www.bestplaceinsight.com We accept many insurance plans including Blue View Vision, Cigna Vision, Eyemed, VSP and Humana Vision Care Plan To schedule an appointment call us at 513-965-2020 B2 • CJN-MMA • NOVEMBER 7, 2012 THINGS TO DO IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD THURSDAY, NOV. 8 Community Dance Beechmont Squares, 7:30-10 p.m., Anderson Senior Center, 7970 Beechmont Ave., Westernstyle square dance club for experienced dancers. $5. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/ Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427. Anderson Township. Dining Events Paired Wine Tasting Featuring Thanksgiving Wines, 6-9 p.m., Winedog Fine Wines & Fine Art, 451A Ohio Pike, Featuring wine specialist Megan Maloney of Heidelberg Distributing, hors d’oeuvres by 2 Chicks Who Cater and jazz/blues music by Cheryl Renee. Ages 21 and up. $19.75. Reservations required. 888-2880668; www.winedog.com. Anderson Township. Exercise Classes Zumba Fitness Class, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Clough United Methodist Church, 2010 Wolfangel Road, $5. 379-4900. Anderson Township. Zumba Fitness Class with Robin, 7 p.m., Woodland Lakes Christian Camp, 3054 LindaleMount Holly Road, Ages 10 and up. All experience levels. $5. 310-5600; www.robin513.zumba.com. Monroe Township. Health / Wellness Pre-Diabetes Class, 4-6 p.m., Mercy HealthPlex Anderson, 7495 State Road, Information on making healthy food choices, exercise and blood sugar control and monitoring blood sugar levels. $20. Presented by Mercy Health Partners. 956-3729; www.e-mercy.com. Anderson Township. Seasonal Flu Shots, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Clermont County General Health District, 2273 Bauer Road, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a seasonal flu shot every year; especially those most at risk for complications from flu for age six months and up. Health district is unable to bill HMOs. Through Dec. 21. $20; Medicare Part B, Ohio Medicaid and Caresource accepted. Appointment required. 735-8400; clermontcountyohio.gov. Batavia. Literary - Libraries Creative Writing Group, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Williamsburg Branch Library, 594 Main St., Teens and adults. Free. 724-1070. Williamsburg. Nature Primitive Skills: Coal-Burned Containers, 6-9 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, 4949 Tealtown Road, Use fire to carve wood into containers and utensils that are usable in everyday life. Bring sturdy, nonserrated, non-folding knife for carving. $40, $30 members. Registration required. 831-1711; www.cincynature.org. Union Township. FRIDAY, NOV. 9 Antiques Shows Antique and Junktique Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 3006, 127 Karl Brown Way, Electronics, furniture, collectibles, antiques, toys, household items, books and baby and seasonal items. Benefits Children’s Meeting House Montessori School in Loveland. Free. Presented by Children’s Meeting House Montessori School. 683-4757; www.cmhschool.com. Loveland. Business Seminars Job Search Learning Labs, 1-2:45 p.m., Anderson Senior Center, 7970 Beechmont Ave., Technically-oriented learning opportunities for those in job transition. Free. Presented by Job Search Learning Labs. 4743100; www.jobsearchlearninglabs.wikidot.com. Anderson Township. Dining Events Fish Fry, 6-7:30 p.m., Dennis Johnson VFW Post 6562, 1596 Ohio 131, Fish sandwiches, chicken fingers or six-piece shrimp dinner. Includes cole slaw and French fries. Carryout available. $5.50 and up. Presented by Ladies Auxiliary Dennis Johnson VFW Post 6562. 5752102. Milford. Health / Wellness Seasonal Flu Shots, 8 a.m.-4:30 Holiday - Christmas p.m., Clermont County General Health District, $20; Medicare Part B, Ohio Medicaid and Caresource accepted. Appointment required. 735-8400; clermontcountyohio.gov. Batavia. Miami Township Holiday Parade, 7 p.m., Meijer, 1082 State Route 28, Parade route: Proceeds down Business 28 starting at Meijer and ending at the Miami Plaza. Features high school marching bands, lighted floats, businesses, Miami Township fire, police, service and recreation departments, churches, school groups and civic organizations participate. Bring seating. Family friendly. Free. Presented by Miami Township Parks and Recreation. 248-3727. Milford. Nature Owl Prowl, 6:30 p.m., Sycamore Park, 4082 Ohio 132, Walk and listen for Eastern Screech Owls, smallest of native owls. Younger children and strollers welcome. Meet at information kiosk. Free. Presented by Clermont County Park District. 732-2977. Batavia. On Stage - Student Theater The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, 7 p.m., Anderson High School, 7560 Forest Road, Titus Auditorium. Musical comedy that centers on six young people competing in a fictional spelling bee. $10. Reservations required. Presented by Anderson Theatre. 2322772, ext. 5973; www.showtix4u.com. Anderson Township. On Stage - Theater Oklahoma!, 7:30-10 p.m., Loveland Stage Company Theatre, 111 S. Second St., Music by Richard Rogers. Book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein. Director: Cathryn Alter. Producer: Pat Furterer. Musical Director: Jack Hasty. Choreographer: Majory Clegg. $15. Presented by Loveland Stage Company. Through Nov. 17. 443-4572; www.lovelandstagecompany.org. Loveland. SATURDAY, NOV. 10 Antiques Shows Antique and Junktique Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 3006, Free. 683-4757; www.cmhschool.com. Loveland. Civic Anderson Orchestra Boosters Shred Event, 9 a.m., 8 Mile and Clough Crossing, 8 Mile Road and Clough Pike, Rain or shine. Through 1 p.m. or until truck is full. Shred old credit card bills, old/unused checks, old documents that contain account numbers or SS numbers, expired credit cards, medical bills, junk mail, etc. Staples and paperclips are OK. No binder clips, binders or any other metal objects. Benefits Anderson Orchestra Boosters. $10-$40 suggested donation. Presented by Anderson Orchestra Boosters. 703-9232. Anderson Township. Clubs & Organizations Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Amelia United Methodist Church, 19 E. Main St., Talk about healthier choices for living a healthier life. Ages 18 and up. Free. 753-6770. Amelia. Craft Shows Holiday Bazaar, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Milford First United Methodist Church, 541 Main St., Crafters, vendors, baked goods and candies, rummage sale and luncheon. Free admission. 831-5500. Milford. PTA Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Anderson High School, 7560 Forest Road, More than 160 crafters and vendors. Selling holiday decor, wood crafts, jewelry, candles, totes, gifts, pet items and more. Breakfast and lunch food items and bake sale. Benefits Anderson High School PTA. Free admission. 474-2140. Anderson Township. Dining Events Turkey Dinner, 4:30-7 p.m., Anderson Hills Christian Church, 8119 Clough Pike, Homemade menu: turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cranberry sauce, rolls, desserts and beverages. Carryout available. $9, $5 ages 10 and under. 474-2237. Anderson Township. Exercise Classes Zumba Fitness Class, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Clough United Methodist Church, $5. 379-4900. Anderson Township. Zumba with KC, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bethel Community Center, 135 N. Union St., Zumba fitness and Zumba Gold classes. $5. Presented by Kimberley “KC” Coniglio. 240-5180; www.zumbawithkc.com. Bethel. Health / Wellness Namaste Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Heritage Universalist Unitarian Church, 2710 Newtown Road, Meditation, singing, health screenings and mandala mak- Home & Garden Join the Clermont County Park District on an Owl Prowl at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Sycamore Park, 4082 Ohio 132 in Batavia. Walk and listen for Eastern Screech Owls, smallest of native owls. Younger children and strollers welcome. For more information, call 732-2977 or visit www.parks.clermontcountyohio.gov. PROVIDED. ABOUT CALENDAR To submit calendar items, go to www.cincinnati.com and click on “Share!” Send digital photos to email@example.com along with event information. Items are printed on a spaceavailable basis with local events taking precedence. Deadline is two weeks before publication date. To find more calendar events, go to www.cincinnati.com and choose from a menu of items in the Entertainment section on the main page. ing. Relax with Hatha yoga, which may help reduce pain, anxiety and depression. Bodywork available in Namaste Spa. Healthy lunch. Chartres Labyrinth open for meditative walking. Benefits Heritage Universalist Unitarian Church. Family: $80-$90. Single: $49-$59. 231-8634; www.huuc.net. Anderson Township. Holiday - Veterans Day Veterans Spaghetti Dinner, 4-6 p.m., American Legion Post 450, 450 Victor Stier Drive, Homemade spaghetti and meatball dinner. Includes salad and garlic bread. Benefits Victor Stier Post 450. $5, free for veterans. 8319876. Milford. Music - Oldies Elvis, 7-8 p.m., Great Scott, 106 E. Main St., Each week, Jo-El or Jason Griffin take stage as Elvis. Free. 943-4637; greatscottdiner.com. Amelia. Nature Habitat Help Day, 9 a.m.-noon, Sycamore Park, 4082 Ohio 132, Cutting and removing invasive bush honeysuckle. Free. Registration required by Nov. 7. Presented by Clermont County Park District. 876-9013; www.clermontparks.org. Batavia. Fall Bird Walks, 8 a.m., Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, 4949 Tealtown Road, Local nesting birds such as Baltimore orioles, indigo buntings and scarlet tanagers head to Central America for the winter, while northern birds such as dark-eyed juncos, yellow-bellied sapsuckers and saw-whet owls settle here. Members free; nonmembers free with daily admission. 8311711; www.cincynature.org. Union Township. On Stage - Student Theater The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, 7 p.m., Anderson High School, $10. Reservations required. 232-2772, ext. 5973; www.showtix4u.com. Anderson Township. On Stage - Theater Oklahoma!, 7:30-10 p.m., Loveland Stage Company Theatre, $15. 443-4572; www.lovelandstagecompany.org. Loveland. Pets Adoption Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Angel’s Rest Animal Sanctuary Thrift Store, 221 Front St., Shop in thrift store. Funds Angel’s Rest hospice facility for old, sick and unadoptable animals. Free. Through Dec. 29. 800-6738; angelsrestanimalsanctuary.org. New Richmond. SUNDAY, NOV. 11 Dining Events All-You-Can-Eat Country Breakfast, 9 a.m.-noon, American Legion Post 450, 450 Victor Stier Drive, Eggs, bacon, sausage, potatoes, biscuits, toast, sausage gravy, coffee, tea, juice and milk. $8, $4 ages 10 and under. 831-9876. Milford. On Stage - Student Theater The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, 2 p.m., Anderson High School, $10. Reservations required. 232-2772, ext. 5973; www.showtix4u.com. Anderson Township. On Stage - Theater Oklahoma, 3-5 p.m., Loveland Stage Company Theatre, $15. 443-4572; www.lovelandstagecompany.org. Loveland. MONDAY, NOV. 12 Exercise Classes Zumba Fitness Class with Robin, 7 p.m., Woodland Lakes Christian Camp, $5. 310-5600; www.robin513.zumba.com. Monroe Township. Zumba with KC, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bethel Community Center, $5. 240-5180; www.zumbawithkc.com. Bethel. Health / Wellness Mobile Mammography Unit, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Kroger Anderson Towne Center, 7580 Beechmont Ave., Fifteen-minute screenings. Cost varies per insurance plan. Financial assistance available for qualified applicants. Appointment required. Presented by Jewish Hospital. 686-3300; www.e-mercy.com. Anderson Township. Diabetic Support Group, 1:30-2:30 p.m., New England Club, 8135 Beechmont Ave., Educate yourself on prevention, maintenance, signs and symptoms of diabetes. Free. Presented by Superior Care Plus. 2366486; www.superiorcareplus.com. Anderson Township. Seasonal Flu Shots, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Clermont County General Health District, $20; Medicare Part B, Ohio Medicaid and Caresource accepted. Appointment required. 735-8400; clermontcountyohio.gov. Batavia. Christian Camp, $5. 310-5600; www.robin513.zumba.com. Monroe Township. Health / Wellness Seasonal Flu Shots, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Clermont County General Health District, $20; Medicare Part B, Ohio Medicaid and Caresource accepted. Appointment required. 735-8400; clermontcountyohio.gov. Batavia. Home & Garden First-Time Home Buyer Seminar, 6:30-8 p.m., Miami Township Civic Center, 6101 Meijer Drive, Learn about buying process and what mortgage options are available to you. Ages 18 and up. Free. Reservations required. Presented by The Ellis Home Team. 549-3654; www.ellishometeam.com. Miami Township. Exercise Classes Zumba Fitness Class, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Clough United Methodist Church, $5. 379-4900. Anderson Township. Cardio Kick Boxing, 6:30 p.m., ATA Taekwondo Black Belt Academy, 8510 Beechmont Ave., Led by George Sizemore, fourthdegree black belt and co-owner of ATA Black Belt Academy. Family friendly. $5. 652-0286; www.atacincinnati.com. Anderson Township. Zumba with KC, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bethel Community Center, $5. 240-5180; www.zumbawithkc.com. Bethel. Health / Wellness Seasonal Flu Shots, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Clermont County General Health District, $20; Medicare Part B, Ohio Medicaid and Caresource accepted. Appointment required. 735-8400; clermontcountyohio.gov. Batavia. Nature Civic Exercise Classes Board of Park Commissioners Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Juilfs Park, 8249 Clough Pike, Presented by Anderson Township Park District. 474-0003, ext. 5096. Anderson Township. Zumba Fitness Class, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Clough United Methodist Church, $5. 379-4900. Anderson Township. Zumba Fitness Class with Robin, 7 p.m., Woodland Lakes Christian Camp, $5. 310-5600; www.robin513.zumba.com. Monroe Township. Exercise Classes Legally Blonde the Musical, 7-9:30 p.m., Loveland High School, 1 Tiger Trail, Fast-paced comedy about knowing who you are and showing what you’ve got. Light-hearted musical based on popular movie. $10, $8 students and seniors. 697-3857; www.lovelanddrama.org. Loveland. FRIDAY, NOV. 16 Business Seminars Job Search Learning Labs, 1-2:45 p.m., Anderson Senior Center, Free. 474-3100; www.jobsearchlearninglabs.wikidot.com. Anderson Township. Mended Little Hearts Cincinnati Meeting, 7 p.m., Child Focus, 551 Cincinnati-Batavia Pike, Support group for families affected by No. 1 birth defect: congenital heart defects. 1 in 100 babies is born with this birth defect. Child care available with advance registration. RSVP: CincinnatiOH@mendedlittlehearts.org. Presented by Mended Little Hearts Cincinnati. 688-8280. Union Township. Loveland Woman’s Club Card Party and Luncheon, Noon-3 p.m., Loveland Presbyterian Church, 360 Robin Ave., Served lunch, raffles, door prizes and games of bridge, poker, dominoes and more. $12. Reservations required. Presented by Loveland Woman’s Club. 6837760. Loveland. THURSDAY, NOV. 15 Zumba Fitness Class with Robin, 7 p.m., Woodland Lakes On Stage - Theater Clubs & Organizations TUESDAY, NOV. 13 French Regions: A Series, 6:30 p.m., 20 Brix, 101 Main St., Region: Bordeaux. Five wines from each region paired with food by Chef Paul. $55 each session. 831-2749; www.20brix.com. Milford. Creative Writing Group, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Williamsburg Branch Library, Free. 724-1070. Williamsburg. Clubs & Organizations Crochet Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Williamsburg Branch Library, 594 Main St., Evening of crochet. Learn basic crochet stitches and how to read and follow crochet patterns. For 12 and up. Free. 724-1070; www.clermontlibrary.org. Williamsburg. Drink Tastings Literary - Libraries WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14 CNC Astronomy Club, 7 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, 4949 Tealtown Road, Bring telescopes if you have themand be prepared to go outside to enjoy the night skies. Ages 12 and up. Members free; nonmembers free with daily admission. 831-1711; www.cincynature.org. Union Township. Literary - Crafts Do-It-Herself Workshop: Christmas Decor, 6:30-8 p.m., The Home Depot-Beechmont, 520 Ohio Pike, Build interior two-tiered wreath chandelier. Build wreath duo for exterior door. Build exterior lighted snowflake and holiday decor accents. Free. 688-1654. Beechmont. Health / Wellness Seasonal Flu Shots, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Clermont County General Health District, $20; Medicare Part B, Ohio Medicaid and Caresource accepted. Appointment required. 735-8400; clermontcountyohio.gov. Batavia. Craft Shows Holiday Art Sale, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Mud Slinger Studio, 6888 Clubside Drive, Handmade pottery, original watercolors and prints, woven items, earrings, knitted scarves, Raku and glass jewelry, wooden bowls and stained glass. Free parking and refreshments. 697-7070; www.holidayartsale.com. Loveland. Dining Events Fish Fry, 6-7:30 p.m., Dennis Johnson VFW Post 6562, $5.50 and up. 575-2102. Milford. Health / Wellness Seasonal Flu Shots, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Clermont County General Health District, $20; Medicare Part B, Ohio Medicaid and Caresource accepted. Appointment required. 735-8400; clermontcountyohio.gov. Batavia. Literary - Bookstores Music Time Fun, 11:15 a.m., Stonekry Resale Books, 8253 Beechmont Ave., Sing along and play music on stage with Mimi. Free. 474-0123; www.stonekry.org. Anderson Township. On Stage - Theater Legally Blonde the Musical, 7-9:30 p.m., Loveland High School, $10, $8 students and seniors. 697-3857; www.lovelanddrama.org. Loveland. Oklahoma!, 7:30-10 p.m., Loveland Stage Company Theatre, $15. 443-4572; www.lovelandstagecompany.org. Loveland. SATURDAY, NOV. 17 Benefits Nick Erdy Benefit Dinner, Dance and Auction, 5:30 p.m., Norlyn Manor, 4440 Ohio 132, Dinner provided by Texas Roadhouse, open bar, dancing and silent auction. Benefits Nick Erdy Foundation. $400 for table of 8; $65. Reservations required. Presented by Nick Erdy Foundation. 965-0437; www.nickerdyfoundation.org. Batavia. LIFE NOVEMBER 7, 2012 • CJN-MMA • B3 Time for Thanksgiving preparations Thanksgiving countdown begins! The one tip I’ll be sharing over and over is about thawing frozen turkey. Think ahead! If you thaw incorrectly, bacteria will grow. That’s because bacteria’s favorite Rita temperHeikenfeld ature is RITA’S KITCHEN about room temperature, 60 to 70 degrees. If you’re thawing turkey on the kitchen counter, the outside will thaw fairly soon, but the inside will still be frozen. Best temperature for thawing turkey? Around 40 degrees, which is the temperature in your frig. Keep turkey in original wrapping, put in pan to catch moisture and allow 24 hours thawing time for every 5 pounds. If you forget, put packaged turkey in cold water and change water every 30 minutes to keep it cold. Count on 30 minutes thawing time per pound. Before roasting, check cavities and pull out the pouch of giblets. (The first time I roasted a turkey, I ⁄2 to 3⁄4 cup dark brown sugar or to taste 1 ⁄2 teaspoon ea: dried sage, oregano, thyme, rosemary, basil 1 Braised root vegetables is a side dish to serve during the fall, since winter squash and root veggies are in season. THANKS TO RITA HEIKENFELD didn’t know to check, and it was not a pretty sight when they slipped out, intact in pouch, after roasting). If you’re worried you won’t have enough, roast a breast along with the whole turkey. That gives you more white meat plus extras. Remember to focus on blessings, and put burdens in God’s hands. That’s where they belong, anyway. Whether your table is laden with gourmet food or a simple buffet, know that contentment is not the fulfillment of what you desire, but the realization of how much you already have. My childhood friend Ann Rudloff, a Northern Kentucky reader, told me years ago: “The most important things in life are not ‘things.’” Braised root vegetables This is one of my favorite sides to serve during the fall, since winter squash and root veggies are in season. 1 large sweet potato 2 regular potatoes 1 winter squash (I like butternut) 1 large carrot 2 turnips or parsnips 4 nice big leeks, white part only 2 beets 1 head garlic, separated into cloves and peeled 1 ⁄2 to 1 stick butter Preheat oven to 350. Peel and cut vegetables into 2-inch pieces. Heat butter in large ovenproof pan with lid. Add sugar and herbs and stir until sugar is dissolved. Add vegetables and garlic. Place in oven for 40-60 minutes until tender. Adjust seasonings. Tip: Peeling squash: Poke holes with fork all over. Microwave on high a couple of minutes. Use mitts to remove. Cool and peel. Cranberry celebration salad like Kroger This is in my “recipe hall of fame.” I can’t tell you how many requests I get for this each year. Kroger’s salad has a loose texture, and the following recipes replicated this. 15 oz crushed pineapple, drained – save juice 1 ⁄2 cup cranberry juice 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 pkg, 3 oz, raspberry gelatin 15 oz can whole cranberry sauce 1 ⁄2 cup chopped walnuts 1 ⁄2 cup celery, chopped (opt but good) Boil pineapple, cranberry and lemon juice together. Add gelatin. Remove from heat and stir in cranberries. Put in fridge till almost set. Add pineapple, nuts and celery. Ginny Moorehouse’s cranberry celebration salad. “I’ve been making this for years for my family”, Ginny said. 1 pkg cherry or strawberry gelatin 1 cup boiling liquid: 1/2 cup ea orange juice and water 1-3⁄4 cups cranberry sauce, jelled type Try substituting cherry gelatin if you like. gave the contractor a deadline to complete the work and, when it wasn’t done, fired him. She’s now hired another company to complete the job – but still hasn’t been able to get her money back from the first man. Under the city of Cincinnati home remodeling ordinance, a contractor is not allowed to collect more than 10 percent of the money upfront. In addition, the company must give a written contract containing the start and completion dates. Having the completion date in writing makes it a lot easier to determine when a company has walked off the job. Lippelman says, “This has been following me for so many months I would like to see some form of justice done.” So, I had her contact Cincinnati Police because of the alleged violations of Cincinnati’s home remodeling ordinance. In the meantime, I called the contractor who claimed he never walked off the job – but admitted having problems getting the work finished. He says he’s willing to repay the money and has now set up a payment schedule with Lippelman to avoid possible criminal prosecution. 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There’s just $1,750 due at the completion of the porch – so the contractor received most of his money before he ever started work. “I continually stayed in touch with him, called him, asked him when he was going to finish the project and received a myriad of excuses,” Lippelman said. That went on for three months, during which Lippelman had to use the back door of her house because the front door porch was full of debris. Finally, Lippelman hired an attorney who Dissolve gelatin in boiling liquid. Add cranberry sauce and blend. When it starts to congeal, add other ingredients. Hate your Tub & Tile? Marilyn Hoskin’s cranberry celebration salad Don’t pay too much upfront money When you hire a contractor to do work around your house, how much money should you pay that person upfront? Often, contractors ask for 50 percent or more before they’ll do anything. But, that’s not only a bad idea for the homeowner, it may even be illegal. Robin Lippelman wanted to fix up her Clifton home earlier this year. In March, she hired a contractor to remove a porch from the left front of her home. She says that went well. “When he demolished the porch, it was discovered my main porch had literally just an inch of concrete in some places. It was going to collapse,” Lippelman said. So, Lippelman hired the same contractor to do more work. “I contracted with him to do the main porch and he asked for money ahead – which, unfortunately, I did give him. He came and demol- 1 cup diced celery (opt but good) 1 ⁄2 cup chopped walnuts 3 ⁄4 cup crushed drained pineapple 784 Loveland Miamiville Road Loveland, OH 45140 Dale Robertson 513-583-5900 www.wheresdale.com LIFE B4 • CJN-MMA • NOVEMBER 7, 2012 Award recipients and other guests socialized before dinner at the 2012 C.O.V.E.R. Awards Nov. 1 at R.S.V.P. in Miami Township. From left are: Joe and Kathy Kirk of Kirk Jewelers, Kathy and Mike McCurdy and Joe Malott, representing the Milford Schools Foundation. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS 2012 C.O.V.E.R. Awards Gina Kirk shakes hands with Milford Miami Township Chamber of Commerce board member Brian Kutcher. Gina and her husband, Joe, received the 2012 J. Patrick Toomey Small Business of the Year Award during the annual business dinner and awards ceremony. From left are Milford Mayor Geoff Pittman, Gina Kirk, chamber Executive Director Karen Wikoff, Joe Kirk and Brian Kutcher, chamber member. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS Sora’s Towing received one of three Special Recognition Awards during the 2012 C.O.V.E.R. Awards. From left, are Gerard, John, Jim and Tom Sora. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS Clermont County Commissioner Ed Humphrey, left, State Rep. Joe Uecker and Milford Mayor Geoff Pittman chat with one another before welcoming attendees to the 2012 C.O.V.E.R. (Corporations, Organizations and Volunteers of Excellence Recognized) Awards. Mary Sue, left, and RJ Vilardo attend the 2012 C.O.V.E.R. Awards Nov. 1. The annual business dinner and awards ceremony is a way for the Milford Miami Township Chamber of Commerce to recognize and thank businesses in the community. ROXANNA ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS Milford City Manager Jeff Wright, left, and Miami Township Administrator Larry Fronk accept a Special Recognition Award on behalf of the Transportation Improvement District (TID) of Milford and Miami Township and Clermont County Transportation services during the 2012 C.O.V.E.R. Awards. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS COMMUNITY PRESS State Rep. Joe Uecker welcomes attendees to the 2012 C.O.V.E.R. Awards and shares why he feels it is important to recognize business leaders in the community. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS Pam and Russ Thomas of Midwest Construction Company received the 2012 Investing In Our Community C.O.V.E.R. Award for Milford during the annual business awards dinner Nov. 1. Milford Miami Township Chamber of Commerce board members look for businesses that recently have moved to Milford and Miami Township to honor with the award. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS Rachel Seeberger thanks the community for the Miami Township Investing in Our Future Award on behalf of herself and her husband, Marc Seeberger. The couple were chosen as recipients for the award because they chose to invest in the community by opening their restaurant, Bite, in Miami Township in April. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS LIFE NOVEMBER 7, 2012 • CJN-MMA • B5 Snow in October, what will it mean for coming winter? Howdy folks, As I write this article, a storm is causing lots of damage. When I picked up the morning paper, it had some snow on it, which means we are getting closer to winter. Since it is the 30th of October and is snowing, does that mean we will have 30 snows? That is what the old timers would say. I’ll let you know next spring. We are working in the carpenter shop making bird feeders. If anyone needs one, we have them to sell. We have a couple more craft shows, one this Saturday at Russellville. The next one is Dec. 1 at Mowrystown, for the White Oak Valley Grange, at the high school, so mark your calendar. They will be selling lunch along with the craft show. We are also making another lighthouse. This one is to go to Middletown to our uncle. Last Tuesday for the noon meal we had fried taters and turnips, a ham- burger and apple pie, along with some of Ruth Ann’s good coffee. Now that is good eating! George Last Rooks Wednesday OLE FISHERMAN evening Ruth Ann and I went down to Price Hill with a group from our church to serve food to needy people. Our church goes there once a month to do this. There were about 100 or more folks there. This is always a special thing for our church to do and when they have some that can’t go, the lady in charge calls us and that is good. Now on Nov. 10, the Spring Grove Methodist Church will be having their lunch and bazaar just a little ways out of Nicholsville on Bethel-New Richmond Road. We try to attend this. Their food is good and the fellowship is great. You will be met with a hello and a welcome and a big smile. When we go, I always think about the song, “The Church in the Wildwood,” the little church by the side of the road. Now this may not be the right title, but you get the idea, so go if you can. Last Thursday morning, Ruth Ann and I left for the Ohio State Grange convention at the Ramada Inn Hotel in Columbus. It took a little over two hours to get there. I don’t like to drive 70 miles an hour, but we managed to stay around 60 mph The big trucks sure keep you on your toes. The truckers are good drivers, and don’t try to cut you off. There was a good attendance of Grangers from all over the state. This convention is a special treat for us. It is our vacation. The lady that did the installation did it by memory. and did a super job. This lady belongs to a Grange in Fairfield Coun- ty. Her name is Janie. We kept busy all the time with different jobs while there. After the youth luncheon on Sunday, we left to get back to attend a surprise birthday party for a very special feller, my brother. Herb, was 90 years young on Sunday. His family set up this surprise party for him. There was a fine group of folks there to help him celebrate his special day. It was good to see all his family. We left Columbus at 12:33 and got back to Owensville at the Stonelick Township Hall about two hours later. The traffic was heavy at times, but we made it. We celebrated our Mothers 90th birthday in 1994 at the Church of the Brethren on Ohio 727, near Stonelick Lake. Mom was surprised that so many folks were there. The same way Herb was Sunday. It is good the Good Lord lets folks live a long life. The Boars Head Bait Shop in Afton held their championship fish off of crappie tournaments a couple weeks ago. This was a two-day event. There were 17 boats in this event. These were the folks that had weighed the heaviest fish all summer in the contest. First place for the two days was 10 pounds 13 ounces; second place, 10 pounds 8 ounces; third place, 10 pounds 5 ounces. There was a special crappie tournament last Sunday with six boats. This was a benefit for hospice. The donation made was $2,500. The winner had 8 pounds 6 ounces. This was for seven crappie. The fishing is still good here at East Fork. Start your week by going to the house of Worship of your choice and praise the Good Lord. God bless all. More later. George Rooks is a retired park ranger. Rooks served for 28 years with the last five as manager of East Fork State Park. 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Gregory Hogue, 49, 544 Ohio 133, marijuana possession, schedule iii, drug parpahernalia, open container, Jan. Tamara Terry, 39, 4428 Eastwood Drive #7114, open container, Jan. Juvenile, 16, domestic violence, Jan. ABOUT POLICE REPORTS Arrests/Citations Juvenile, 16, persistent disorderly conduct, Oct. 16. Charlie L. Green III, 20, 1929 Ohio 50, theft, Oct. 17. Alexandria Webster, 19, 1080 Cooks Crossing #6, theft, Oct. 17. Anthony Vieregge, 22, 1171 Ohio 28, littering, Oct. 17. Juvenile, 17, theft, Oct. 17. Maja Wright, 38, 298 Apache Trail, domestic violence, Oct. 18. Ghanshyamkumar Patel, 28, Walton Verona Drive, sale of alcohol to minor, Oct. 18. Andrew Walker, 22, 1495 Ohio 133, drug possession, paraphernalia, Oct. 20. Patrick R. Gabriel, 21, 5035 Southern Drive, drug possession, paraphernalia, Oct. 20. Elijah L. Gutwein, 21, 3161 Blue Rock, drug possession, paraphernalia, Oct. 20. Andrew S. Wilson, 22, 6557 Hollow Lake, drug possession, paraphernalia, Oct. 20. Melissa Maxson, 34, 822 Wards Corner Road, obstructing official business, Oct. 22. Incidents/Investigations Assault At Little River Lane, Oct. 17. Breaking and entering At Techne Center Drive #106, Oct. 15. The Community Journal North/Milford-Miami Advertiser publishes the names of all adults charged with offenses. The information is a matter of public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. To contact your local police department, call: » Miami Township, Chief Steven Bailey, 248-3721 » Goshen Township, Chief Ray Snyder, 722-3200 » Milford, Chief Jamey Mills, 248-5084 » Clermont County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg, 732-7500 At 112 Kings Road, Oct. 20. Burglary At 6543 Branch Hill Miamiville, Oct. 22. At 866 Wards Corner, Oct. 22. At 6332 Miami Court, Oct. 20. Domestic violence At Apache Trail, Oct. 18. Persistent disorderly conduct At 3 Eagles Way, Oct. 16. Runaway At 5700 block of Richland Circle, Oct. 18. Theft At 6711 Sandy Shores, Oct. 16. At Ohio 131, Oct. 16. At 767 Bramblewood, Oct. 16. At Ohio 28, Oct. 16. At Meijer Drive, Oct. 16. At US 50, Oct. 17. At Ohio 28, Oct. 17. At 6425 Paxton Woods, Oct. 18. Incidents/Investigations At 455 Wards Corner, Oct. 18. At Paul Vista, Oct. 19. At Signal Hill Court, Oct. 22. At US 50, Oct. 22. At Wolfpen-Pleasant Hill Road, Oct. 22. Unlawful sexual conduct with minor At 1200 block of Ohio 131, Oct. 19. GOSHEN TOWNSHIP Arrests/Citations Valary Buis, 25, 203 Country Lake, marijuana possession, paraphernalia, disorderly conduct, Jan. Jonathan Wegener, 19, 10563 Ohio 48, disorderly conduct , Jan. Lisa Hollon, 38, 228 Mindy Lane, criminal trespass, Jan. Assault At 1541 E. Meadowbrook, Oct. 16. Breaking and entering At 5932 Deerfield, Oct. 13. Burglary At 805 Country Lake, Oct. 11. Criminal mischief At 1785 Ohio 28 #5, Oct. 18. Cruelty to animals At 6008 Deerfield, Oct. 15. Disorder At 1632 Lindie Lane, Oct. 16. At 1600 Ohio 28, Oct. 20. At area of Ohio 132 and Cedarville, Oct. 14. At 1785 Ohio 28 #275, Oct. 19. Dispute At 1840 Woodville, Oct. 18. At 2429 Woodville, Oct. 20. At 2289 Woodville, Oct. 20. Identity fraud At 6805 Goshen Road, Oct. 16. Menacing At 1871 Parker Road, Oct. 19. Theft At 1950 Parker Road, Oct. 11. At 1785 Ohio 28 #170, Oct. 18. At 21 Holly Lane, Oct. 18. At 1517 Fay Road, Oct. 18. At 3 Park Ave., Oct. 20. At 1139 O’Bannonville, Oct. 19. At 6829 Shiloh, Oct. 14. At 1541 E. Meadowbrook, Oct. 14. MILFORD Arrests/Citations Kelli Clay, 34, 2759 Ohio 131, theft, Oct. 22. Joel D. Dubose Jr., 37, 424 Ringling, recited, Oct. 26. David Dunaway, 24, 2713 Cedar Trace, contempt of court, Oct. 24. Jeffrey J. Edison, 34, 5719 Lindaway, recited, Oct. 26. Gordon A. Ferguson, 50, 600 Chamber Drive, warrant, Oct. 26. Joshua Howard, 33, 1513 Rugg St., driving under influence, speed, Oct. 28. Patrick R. Hudson, 20, 3680 Graham Road, contempt of court, Oct. 25. Brandon Kendrick, 27, 3361 Treasure Court, warrant, Oct. 26. Jennifer Koop, 42, 6022 Delfair Lane, driving under influence, speed, Oct. 27. Amanda A. Mannah, 40, 268 N. Front St., drug abuse, paraphernalia, Oct. 23. Brian D. Mcafee, 28, 3500 Ohio 125, recited, Oct. 26. Stacey M. McLemore, 30, 9 Oak Vista St., warrant, Oct. 18. James A. Nungaray, 29, 268 N. Front St., recited, Oct. 23. Timothy Rose, 29, 307 3Rd St., contempt of court, Oct. 24. Shaun Salem, 26, 770 Kingfisher, warrant, Oct. 26. Whitney L. Wharton, 22, 3639 Lewis Road, recited, Oct. 25. Brian Williams, 28, 10 Robbie Ridge, driving under influence, Oct. 28. Ryan J. Zamberlan, 34, 967 Stone Valley, driving under influence, Oct. 25. Incidents/Investigations Attempted aggravated burglary At 932 Lila Ave., Oct. 25. Breaking and entering At 2 Chateau Place #2, Oct. 23. Criminal damage At 632 Main St., Oct. 26. Passing bad checks At 735 Lila Ave., Oct. 22. Runaway At 900 block of Seminole Trail, Oct. 22. Theft At 201 Chamber Drive, Oct. 22. At 1706 Oakbrook Place, Oct. 22. At 100 Chamber Drive, Oct. 27. At 100 Chamber Drive, Oct. 28. At 30 Susan Circle, Oct. 26. At 1055 Main St., Oct. 22. At 805 A US 50, Oct. 23. Vicious dog At 519 Brandon Ave., Oct. 22. BUILDING PERMITS COMMERCIAL LUTHERAN Saint Mary Church,Bethel All Saints Lutheran Church 445 Craig Road Mt. Carmel, Ohio 45244 513-528-0412 3398 Ohio SR 125 Phone 734-4041 509 Roney Lane Cincinnati Ohio 45244 T: 513.528.3200 E: email@example.com Services: Sunday Worship 10:30 AM - Children’s Church Wednesday Worship 7:00 PM - Rangers and Girl’s Ministry Friday 24 hour prayer 6:00 PM RIVER OF LIFE Assembly of God 1793 U.S. 52, Moscow, Ohio 45153 Pastor: Ralph Ollendick Sun. Contemporary Service SS -9:45am, Worship 11:00am Wed.- Informal Biblestudy 7-8pm Come Experience The Presence of the Lord In Our Services SOUTHERN BAPTIST CLOUGH PIKE BAPTIST CHURCH 1025 CLOUGH PIKE Sunday School 9:30am Morning Worship 10:45am Wednesday Night Worship & Prayer Service 7:00pm Nursery provided for all services/ Youth & Children’s Programs www.cloughpike.com 752-3521 MONUMENTS BAPTIST CHURCH 2831 State Route 222 Mark Pence, Pastor 513-313-2401 Sunday School....9:30AM Sunday Worship....10:45AM Childrens Church & Nursery Avail Wednesday Prayer Service & Youth Meeting....7:00PM Nursery & Children’s Activities www.monumentsbaptist.org Rev. Michael Leshney, Pastor Saturday Mass – 5:00 PM Sunday Mass – 10:30 AM www.stmaryparishfamily.org Saint Peter Church Saturday Mass - 5:00 PM Sunday Masses – 8:30 & 11:00 www.stpeternewrichmond.org CHURCH OF CHRIST GLEN ESTE CHURCH OF CHRIST CHURCH OF GOD GOSHEN CHURCH OF GOD Real People...In a Real Church... Worshipping a Real God! 1675 Hillstation Road, Goshen, Ohio 45122 722-1699 www.goshenchurchofgod.org Pastor Tim McGlone Service Schedule Sunday School 10:00am Sunday Worship 10:45am Sunday Evening Worship 6:00pm Wednesday Youth Service 7:00pm Saturday Service 7:00pm Contemporary and Traditional live Worship Music and Multimedia EPISCOPAL 100 Miami Ave, Terrace Park,OH 831-2052 www.stthomasepiscopal.org BATAVIA BAPTIST TEMPLE 770 South Riverside, Batavia OH 45103 Raymond D. Jones, Pastor 732-2739 Sunday School 10am; Morning Worship 11am; Sunday Evening Service 6pm; Wednesday Eve. Prayer Service & Bible Study, 7:00pm Reaching the Heart of Clermont County Pastor James Dinkel 513-528-9142 Sunday 8am Holy Eucharist, Rite I 9:15am Christian Formation & Discovery Hour for all ages* 10:30am Choral Eucharist, Rite II* *Child care for children up to 4 in a staffed nursery from 9-noon THE CHURCH OF THE GOOD SAMARITAN 212 Prather Rd. Felicity, OH Pastor: Chad Blevins 876-2565 Sunday School Sunday Worship Sunday Eve. Childrens Mission Sunday Eve. Adult Discipleship Sunday Eve. Worship Wed. Eve. Adult Bible Study 9:45am 10:45am 6:00pm 6:00pm 7:00pm 7:00pm LINDALE BAPTIST CHURCH 3052 ST. RT. 132 AMELIA, OH 45102 797-4189 Sunday School..............................9:30am Sunday Morning Worship............10:30am Sunday Evening Worship...............6:30pm Wednesday Prayer Service ...........7:00pm www.lindalebaptist.com Sunday 10:30am ... Holy Eucharist 10:30am...Sunday School (Lil’ Samaritans) Handicap Accessible 513-753-4115 www.GoodSamaritanEpiscopal.org EVANGELICAL FREE 5910 Price Road, Milford 831-3770 www.faithchurch.net Services 9:15 am & 11:00am Nursery provided at all services Take I-275 to exit 57 toward Milford, Right on McClelland, Right on Price, church soon on Right Sunday Morning 10:00AM GOSHEN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 6710 Goshen Rd, Goshen Across from Goshen High School 513-722-2541 www.goshenmethodist.org Sunday School 9:30am Worship 10:30am Blended Worship Traditional and Contemporary Youth Fellowship 6:00pm Nursery Available 5*5 7, 1>34%#% 9",) 1#8>64%" "044 )2/.%#1 %2+/. 74;:="4&+ 0+**!' 7:%"4&+ .4'/ -+2*4' ( 554' 7:%"4& 7$<##6+ -+2*4' )))-1214+,%*/-2/' !3&-$($$ UNITED METHODIST Contemporary Worship Practical Message Classes for Children & Teens Nursery Care Sunday 6:00PM Avalanche Youth Service Wednesday 7:00PM Bible Study (adults) / Avalanche Youth We have many other groups that meet on a regular basis 4050 Tollgate Rd, Williamsburg, OH 513-724-3341 www.cmcchurch.com Mark Otten, Pastor F O R M A L LY N A M E D K I N G ’ S W A Y 9am, 11am & 6pm Youth Service at 6pm (in Youth Center) Watch LIVE online Sunday's at 11am & 6pm www.LCchurch.tv )2$5!. #1!+$& 0$+"/&!,+ %"*-(" Cincinnati Fox19 @ 11am Troy P. Ervin, Pastor 4359 E. Bauman Lane | Batavia, OH 45103 513-735-2555 www.LCchurch.tv 5) <( .4;% :=(* /&C6;4 @8 105'3 ,7# 2C$#&C 4%" &49C ";?$;!6C? #B +>A;?=- 8:30 & 11:00 6/* )-$ 31'!+$&4 57%"2& 5$9##4 ; +)1( 2' 6:00 pm (:311'1 &62 '+'2" 3$' $26.5 0#<:98! 5=<68$= 3()/. 2*'* - *:'7) 6& ,67/'856232" 37) /23)!/!673: 1/":'14 %!/# 3 2':'+37/ 8'113$' &62 /6)3"9 7515 Forest Road Cincinnati, OH 45255 513-231-4172 • www.andersonhillsumc.org %%%038':!3.8,062$ .31*,.1*-,,( FIRST CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST How’s Your Bath Tub? E... BEFOR PRESBYTERIAN (USA) *-5)1$ &40/%"37 97', 2 (( 1.6. *-5)1$ *+%44:7 87#! 1.6. Active Youth • Outreach • Fellowship Music Ministries • Bible Studies Ark of Learning Preschool and Child Care Ages 3 through 12 BETHEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 402 W. Plane St. Bethel, Ohio 513-734-7201 www.bumcinfo.org A New Life - A New Prospective A New Song Pastor: Michael Fite info: 753-3159 3868 McMan Rd., Withamsville, OH 45245 (behind the Water Works car wash) Sunday Worship. 10:00am www.newsongohio.com A Loving Church in Jesus’ Name Sunday School..............................10:00AM Sunday Morning Worship..............10:45AM Thurs Prayer & Bible Study..............7:00PM Nursery Provided for Sunday Morning Worship www.FirstChurchofJesusChrist.org 6208 Guinea Pike, Milford, Ohio 45150 Pastor: Bryan Price Church: 513-575-5450 6143)4$ 2 *%":,4)8+3 *%14/% ,14"8' (09#! &743%"5 -)4."/) 25 Amelia Olive Branch Rd. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF FELICITY 2010 Wolfangel Rd., Anderson Twp. 513-231-4301 www.cloughchurch.org 937 Old State Route 74 (Behind Meijer) 513-753-8223 www.gecc.net Sunday Worship: 8:30 & 10:30am Bible Study: 9:30am & 6:00pm Youth Groups: 6:00pm NON-DENOMINATIONAL Sunday Worship: 9:00 & 10:30 AM with Childrens Church & Nursery PASTOR MARIE SMITH 1192 Bethel-New Richmond Rd New Richmond, Ohio 45157 Phone 553-3267 Rev. Michael Leshney, Pastor ST. THOMAS EPISCOPAL CHURCH & ST. THOMAS NURSERY SCHOOL BAPTIST Services Saturday at 5 p.m. Sunday at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. UNITED METHODIST 681 Mt. Moriah Drive • 513.752.1333 mtmoriahumc.org Trinity United Methodist Blended Worship 8:00 & 10:45 am Contemporary Worship 9:30 am Sunday School 9:30 & 10:45 am “Encircling People with God’s Love” Nursery Care for Age 3 & under Full Program for Children, Youth, Music, Small Groups & more Handicapped Accessible Traditional Worship.......8:15am & 11:00am Contemporary Worship..................9:30am Sunday School...............................9:30am Bill Bowdle -Sr. Pastor Steve Fultz - Assoc. Pastor; J. D. Young - Youth Director Janet Bowdle - Children’s Director 513-831-0262 www.trinitymilford.org Nursery Available 5767 Pleasant Hill Rd (next to Milford Jr. High) & AFTER! LOVELAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH A Loving, Praying, Caring Church Join us for Sunday Services Sunday School .........9:15 - 10:00am Fellowship ...............10:00 - 10:30am Worship Service .....10:30 - 11:30am $275 360 Robin Av (off Oak St) Loveland OH 683-2525 www.LPCUSA.org • LPCUSA@fuse.net Includes Lifetime Warranty PRESBYTERIAN Bath Tub & Tile Reglazing Tile Regrouting & Sealing LIFE TIME WARRANTY FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 199 Gay Street Williamsburg, Ohio 45176 Phone: 513-724-7985 Sunday School: 9:30A.M. Worship:10:30A.M.(SupervisedNursery) PRESCHOOL: Tues, Weds, Thurs CE-0000514406 ROMAN CATHOLIC $&)(%%(#"'(*!)%( ASSEMBLIES OF GOD Atlantic Signs, Cincinnati, sign, 1086 Ohio 28, Miami Township. Whalen Electric, Morrow, alter, 2792 Ohio 50, Stonelick Township. Evangelical Faith Church, alter, 5910 Price Road, Miami Township. Viking Partners Milford, miscellaneous work, 792 Main St., Milford City. Zoological Society of Cincinnati, Loveland, tent, 6212 Price Road, Miami Township. Icon Solar Power, Milford, alter, 50 W. Techne Center, Miami Township, $10,000. Perintown United Methodist Church, Milford, alter-parking lot, 1256 Ohio 50, Miami Township, $30,000. Debra-Kuemple, Cincinnati, HVAC, 6101 Meijer Drive, Miami Township. Adamson Fire Protection, Mt. Orab, fire alarm-Consolidated Health Services, 1700 Edison Drive, Miami Township. Absolute Fire Protection, Covington, Ky., fire suppression, 5976 Meijer Drive, Miami Township. Prickel Electric, Walton, Ky., alter, 555 Wolfpen Pleasant Hill, Miami Township. Recker & Boerger, Cincinnati, HVAC-Masonic Lodge, 6817 Ohio 727, Wayne Township. William Kinsley, Florence, Ky., alter-El Picante, 784 Loveland Miamiville, Miami Township, $52,000. Rering Remodeling, Cincinnati, alter-Subway, 784 Loveland Miamiville, Miami Township, $25,000. 513-507-1951 859-341-6754 LIFE NOVEMBER 7, 2012 • CJN-MMA • B7 DEATHS Don Cantner ABOUT OBITUARIES Don H. Cantner, 79, Pierce Township, died Oct. 28. Survived by children Cary, Cris Cantner; grandchildren Ryan, Carson Cantner. Services were Nov. 1 at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home. Basic obituary information and a color photograph of your loved one is published without charge. Call 248-7128 for a submission form. To publish a larger memorial tribute, call 242-4000 for pricing details. Wilma Logan Wilma Lee Logan, 67, Milford, died Oct. 26. Survived children Michael (Shearll), Robert (Emily) Kennedy, Debra (James) Wilson, JoAnne (Frank) Cogliano; sister Brenda (Eric) Chapman; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one nephew; one greatnephew. Services were Nov. 1 at Moore Family Funeral Home. Memorials to the Hospice of Cincinnati. Marilyn O’Brien Marilyn Ruth O’Brien, 74, formerly of Mount Carmel, died Oct. 30. She was a secretary. Survived by husband Daniel O’Brien; children Kevin (Penny) O’Brien, Collenn (Fred) Lockwood, Cathy (Tom) Koetter, Tricia (Brad) Wilkens, Aileen (Dan) Martini; grandchildren Molly, Mindy, Meggie O’Brien, Katee, Amy, T.J. Koetter, Nate, Luke, Mary, Pete Wilkens, Josh, Ally, Mia, Elisa “LuLu” Martini; honorary grandchildren Grace Benning, Hannah, Marcus Flege; sister Charlotte Evans; brothersin-law Jack Evans, Don Rudler. Preceded in death by sister Lois Rudler. Services were Nov. 3 at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home. Memorials to: Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Community Improvement Fund, 177 Siebenthaler Ave., Reading, OH 45215. Thomas Owens Thomas Willard Owens, 73, Milford, died Oct. 27. He worked in the automotive industry. Survived by children Kimberly (Jose) Lopez, Kevin Owens, Carol (Peter) Beville; grandchildren Joshua. Sara Lopez, Samantha Beville, Tiffany, Jesse Owens; greatgrandchildren Owens Alexis Troxell, Gabriel Lopez; siblings Donald, Janice, Larry Ward; former wife Georgia Owens. Preceded in death by parents Sterling, Mildred Ward. Services were Oct. 31 at Tufts Schildmeyer Family Funeral Home. Memorials to: American Stroke Association, 5211 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45227. Mary Shifflet Mary M. Shifflet, 75, Pierce Township, died Oct. 29. She was a homemaker. Survived by husband Ray Shifflet; children Tim (Susan), Charlotte Shifflet, Patty (Jeff) Gumbert; brother Bob (Marlene) Clark; grandchildren Tina, Jasper, Jake (Veronica), Nicole (Mike), Justin (Amberly), Jessica (Brandon), Courtney (Megan), Jenny (Matt); great-grandchildren Juliana, Wyatt, Katlin, Haven, Lily, Rylyn, Lexi, Abby, Mason, Emri. Preceded in death by parents Charles, Catherine Clark, REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS Randall Crase to Leanna Gillespie, $149,000. 6747 Linton Road: US Bank, NA to Stacey Tuerck, $110,500. 5806 Hall Ct.: Joey Pangallo to Keith O’Gara, $118,500. 6205 Sand Hills Drive: O’Bannon Properties, LLC to Brookstone Homes, LLC, $25,000. 6205 Sand Hills Drive: Brookstone Homes, LLC to Brian & Jessica Doyle, $247,150. 6686 Lynne Haven Ct.: James Waller to U.S. Bank National Assoc., $73,333.34. 1812 Louis Drive: McGregor Holdings, LLC to David Maxfield, $32,900. 1545 East Meadowbrook Drive: John Fehrmann, et al. to CitiMortgage, Inc., $76,666.67. 6589 Smith Road: Linda Phelps, et al. to Federal National Mortgage Assoc., $30,000. 6216 Sand Hills Drive: Rhonda Lynn Audia to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., $180,000. 1598 Ohio 28: Family Dollar Store of Ohio, Inc. to Cole FD Portfolio IV, LLC, $1,330,059. Gary Smith Gary James Smith, 56, Miami Township, died Oct. 28. He was a security guard. Survived by siblings Jeremy Baum, Karen Cowell; aunts and uncles Shelby (Steve) Jones, Carol (Robert) McLaughlin, Roy (Debbie), Gerald (Faye) Fritz, Linda Brower. Preceded in death by parents James, JoAnna Smith. Services were Nov. 1 at Tufts SchildSmith meyer Family Funeral Home. Memorials to the American Diabetes Association. Mary Tarter Mary Loraine Tarter, 83, Milford, died Oct. 28. She was a homemaker. Survived by children Dave. Rick, Robert Jr. (Jean) Tarter, Donna (Earl) Land, Gail (Dick) Wilson; grandchildren Apryl, Becky, Daniel, Jennifer, Jessica, Joshua, Krista, Lauren, Robert, Tom; 12 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husband Robert Tarter, sisters Catherine Boxy, Irene Pies. Services were Nov. 1 at Evans Funeral Home. S L A G N E B E FOLLOW TNH CINNATI.COM W I T H T H E C I T BA L L A P P ! BENGALS FOO Get the latest Bengals news, scores, stats, rosters and more. All in one place. 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CE-0000524677 GOSHEN TOWNSHIP 1562 Buckboard Lane , James Ellison, et al. to Bank of America, NA, $66,667. 205 High St., Lester MacFarland, et al. to Federal National Mortgage Assoc., $13,334. 6313 Traylor Lane, Nicholas McCluer, et al. to U.S. Bank National Assoc., $30,000. 6759 Linton Road, Monica Branham to Federal National Mortgage Assoc., $79,600. 2387 Woodville Pike, JPMORGAN Chase Bank, NA to James Hatfield, $8,000. 1295 Cross Creek Drive, Gregory and Jessica Beaudoin to Alexandra and Brandon Hager, $160,000. 5618 Ivy Lane, William Rooks to U.S. Bank National Assoc., ND, $55,200. 2174 Woodville Pike, Crosley Family Properties 5, LLC to Raymond and Judy Wells, $92,500. 6367 Manila Road, Estate of Edward Fritz to Julianne Scholz, $129,000. 1509 West Meadowbrooke Drive, Dennis Harper to Robert Siller, $75,000. 2560 Allegro Lane, Jerry Welch and Shin Young Welch to AH4R I OH, LLC, $118,000. Gaynor Road, Matthew Smallwood to Richard and Kathy Dolezal , $40,000. 6559 Shannon Branch Drive: siblings Elsie, Betty, Charlotte, Dale, Buddy, son-in-law Timmy Gumbert. Services were Nov. 2 at T.P. White & Sons Funeral Home. 24/7, across multiple devices. Subscribe now. Cincinnati.com/Subscribe LIFE B8 • CJN-MMA • NOVEMBER 7, 2012 REAL ESTATE JACKSON TOWNSHIP 3760 Fomorin Road: Federal National Mortgage Assoc. to Carl Goldbach & David Goldbach, $41,900. 5740 Marathon-Edenton Road: Shelby & Connie Krebs to Anthony & Lisa Groeber, $189,000. MIAMI TOWNSHIP 2002 Traverse Creek Drive: Ronald & Sandra Tertel, Trustees to Harold & Lois Mehring, $163,000. 5575 Betty Lane: Aaron & Alison Lake to Brittney Munz, $85,000. 6521 Cedar Ridge Drive: Abraham George, et al. to Jessie & Sudeepa Hall, $169,000. 6618 Carriage Hill Lane: Carol & William Palmer, Jr. to Donald & Carol Ryan, $327,900. Legal Notice UNIT #177 Travis D. Tuneburg 265 Sunny Meadow Dr. Batavia, Ohio 45103 UNIT #147 Duane Starrett 138 Claire St. Bethel, Ohio 45106 UNIT #187 April & Michael Juilfs P.O. Box 401 Williamsburg, Ohio 45176 UNIT #201 Denise Johnson 2305 St. Rt. 32 Apt. D Batavia, Ohio 45103 UNIT #163/OS Mike Combs 41 Mallard Dr. Amelia, Ohio 45102 UNIT #286 Brian & Amy Clifton 5112 Burdsall Road Williamsburg, Ohio 45176 UNIT #278 Ryan Colwell 2299 Chesterfield Ln. Batavia, Ohio 45103 Your personal be longings stored at DISCOUNT STOR AGE PLUS, 2636 Old St. Rt. 32, Batavia, Ohio 45103 (513) 732-9888 Will be sold for pay ment due. 1734145 1. Kenneth Armacost C76 1800 Ginn Road New Richmond, Ohio 45157 2. Ben Chaney N 494/ 474 Lake Long 4356 Drive #2210 Cincinnati, Ohio 45245 3. Tim Gault P570 111 Shady Lane Amelia, Ohio 45102 4. Josh Green F173 4626 22nd Avenue North FL Petersburg, St. 33713 Haddix Angela 5. R636 860 Gordon Smith Blvd. #9 Ohio Hamilton, 45013 6. Margaret Jackson G215 701 Forest Avenue Neville, Ohio 45156 7. Walter Jones E170 2061 SR 125 #110 Amelia, Ohio 45102 8. Michelle Lattner S734 2730 SR 222 #46 Bethel, Ohio 45106 9. Denise Massengill N479 57 Shady Lane Amelia, Ohio 45102 10. Jason Reynolds P577 770 Washington Street New Richmond, Ohio 45157 Smith Colin 11. H264/283 4247 Hidden Creek Court Batavia, Ohio 45103 12. Barbara Weeks Q605 14 Montgomery Way #7 Amelia, Ohio 45102 LEGAL NOTICE In accordance with the provisions of state law,there being and unpaid due for which changes is the undersigned entitled to satisfy an owners and/or manager’s lien of the goods here-after described and stored at Uncle Bob’s Self Storage, located at; 1105 Old ST. RT. 74, Batavia, OH. 45103, (513) 752-8110, and due notice having been given to the owner of said property and all parties know to claim an interest therein, and the time specified in such notice for payment of such having the goods expired, will be sold at public auction at the above stated address to the highest bidder or otherwise disposed of on Wednesday, 10/24/12, at 10 A.M. Donald Slone 1919 Clermontville Laurel Rd New Richmond OH, 45157 Household Goods, Boxes Christina Henderlight 123 W 68th St Cincinnati, OH 45216 Boxes Brittany Kinner 4482 SchoolhouseRd Batavia, OH 45103 Household Goods, Furniture, Boxes, Appliances, TV’s or Stereo Equip. Richard Scott Keoler 4522 Tealtown Rd Batavia, OH 45103 Household Goods, Furniture, Boxes, Tools Elizabeth Workman 340 St Andrews Dr Cinti, OH 45245 Household Goods, Furniture, Boxes, TV’s or Stereo Equip. Andrea Yanez 740 Riverwalk Cir. Apt 1A Corunna, MI 48817 furniture Chris Thompson 898 Stag Horn Dr Newtown, OH 45245 Furniture, Boxes, Tools Sarah Fisher 6851 Shiloh Rd Goshen, OH 45122 Household Goods, Furniture Veronica Bayes 4549 Wood Glen Cr Batavia, OH 45103 Household Goods, Furniture, Boxes, TV’s or Stereo Equip. Danielle Dailey 704 Stonelick Woods Dr . Batavia, OH 45103 Household Goods, Furniture, Boxes Teresa Jentzen 4004 Beechwood Ave Cincinnati, OH 45229 Household Goods 1001732830 Road: John Chadwell, Trustee to Edward Hundemer, $77,000. 5356 Rolingwood Drive: Christopher Donabedian to Lisa Spear, $650,000. 5631 Naomi Drive: Jeffrie & Barbara Allen to Michael & Leslie Mersch, $114,000. 5728 Buckwheat Road: Federal National Mortgage Assoc. to Carrie McCane , $53,000. 5787 Tall Oaks Drive, Michael and Michelle Mullins, et al. to Fifth Third Mortgage Co., $60,000. 5723 East Tall Oaks Drive, Kristy Long to Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., $60,000. 1082 U.S. 50, Adrian Custer, et al. to Bank of America, NA, $16,667. 5618 Water Mills Drive, Potterhill Homes, LLC to Edward and Thu Cuc Schopler, $142,149. 6491 Ships Cove, Richard Wamsher and Joann Boston to Dana and Michael Burgess, $297,000. 605 Branch Hill-Loveland Road, Norval & Bonna Webb to Freddie and Renee James, $12,000. 1426 Lela Lane, Shane and Allison Wirth to Andrew and Brittany Stultz, $177,000. 733 Oskamp Drive, Andrew Wall to Zachary Chalupa and Ashley Colyer, $116,000. 6412 Lewis Road, Con 5 LLC to Jason Glasgow, $275,000. 5678 Tall Oaks, Federal National Mortgage Assoc. to Jerry and Carrie McCane, $63,851. 5535 Mt. Zion Road, Maronda Homes of Cincinnati, LLC to Eric and Ashley Miller, $193,780. 5472 Brandywine Lane, Edwin Murphy, Sr. to Jeremy and Korinne Morrison, $186,000. 959 Paul Vista Drive, Federal National Mortgage Assoc. to David Smart, $192,500. 6251 Hunterwood Lane, Helena Lawson to Jason and Lindsay Doepke, $324,000. 5458 Hillside Terrace, Raymond and Connie Lindemann to Kelli Helms, $140,000. Branch Hill Miamiville Road, Walker Builders, LTD to Anthony and Carrie Strittholt, $300,000. 5637 Baines Holding, Unit 157, Debra Osborne to Imbus Enterprises Limited Partnership, $84,250. 1754 Ohio 131, James Theile to Donna Theile, $43,100. 239 Apache Trail, Richard Robb to Raymond Disalvo, $143,000. 5971 Buckwheat Road, George Masadeh, et al. to Lana Marie Lloyd, $110,000. 6521 Cedar Ridge Drive: Abraham George, et al. to Jessie & Sudeepa Hall, $169,000. 6618 Carriage Hill Lane: Carol & William Palmer, Jr. to Donald & Carol Ryan, $327,900. 5930 Castlewood Crossing: Derek & Denise Strauss to N.P. Dodge, Jr., Trustee, $187,500. 5930 Castlewood Crossing: N.P. Dodge, Jr., Trustee to Devillo & Judy Chamberlain, $187,500. 2901 Traverse Creek Drive: Janice Carrozzella & Eric Mathews to Elizabeth Easter, $137,000. 1713 Old Farm Drive : Cynthia Bunker, Trustee to Jeffrey & Mary Charlton, $276,000. 5605 Brooks Holding #78: Robert & Susan Brinkman to Thomas & Sandra Randall, $69,500. 6315 Paxton Woods Drive: Stefka & Japhes Myaka to Sharon & PUBLIC NOTICE TO LOW INCOME RENTERS The CLERMONT METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY will be accepting applications for the PUBLIC HOUSING WAITING LIST, effective November 8, 2012, until further notice. The Section Eight Waiting closed until further notice. Joseph Francisco, Jr., $246,750. 962 Hidden Ridge Drive: Gerald Racette, Jr. to Thomas Foster, $263,250. 5909 Hanley close: Christina Thomas to Federal National Mortgage Assoc., $50,000. 1082 Marla Drive: Brad & Jennifer Lotz to Matthew & Kathryn Suddendorf, $180,000. 337 Wiltsee Ave.: Chris Ramey & Dwayne Rhodes to Gina & Michael Dunlap, $162,500. 5621 Wittmer Meadows Drive: Conrad Meadows, LLC to NRV, Inc., $35,500. 810 Town Scapes Ct.: MBS Development Co., Ltd. To Julia Sheehan, $235,000. 5273 Wolfpen-Pleasant Hill Road: John Chadwell, Trustee to Edward Hundemer, $77,000. 5356 Rolingwood Drive: Christopher Donabedian to Lisa Spear, $650,000. 5631 Naomi Drive: Jeffrie & Barbara Allen to Michael & Leslie Mersch, $114,000. 5728 Buckwheat Road: Federal National Mortgage Assoc. to Carrie McCane , $53,000. WAYNE TOWNSHIP 5984 Newtonsville Hutchinson Road, Rhonda Gross to Wells Fargo Bank, NA, $43,334. 6793 Edenton Pleasant Plain Road, Paul Sroufe, et al. to Wells Fargo Bank, NA, $76,666.67. 3109 Branch Lane, Stephen and Susan Branch to Scott Wolf, Trustee, $200,000. 3634 Lucas Road: Jamie Fideli, et al. to JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA, $50,000. 6328 Taylor Pike: Michael Gaible to Robert Ian House, $160,000. 2824 Bigam Road: Terrie & John Koeppe, Sr. to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., $63,333.34. 3204 Ernies Drive: Joetta Arnold, et al. to US Bank Trust, NA as Trustee, $40,000. 6277 Manila Road: William Pennington, et al. to Timothy & Jessica McDaniel, $51,000. Branch Lane: Stephen & Susan Branch to Donavan Massey, $30,000. 6146 Taylor Pike: Robert MacLeod to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., $173,501. 6509 Taylor Pike: Irene Plear to Thomas Plear, Trustee; $45,000. 3527 Lucas Road: JPMorgan Chase Bank to Bonnie Stanforth; $52,000. OWENSVILLE VILLAGE 315 Plum St.: Christopher Vogt, et al. to Phyllis and Ray Redmon, $50,100. 109 E. Main St.: Randy & Shawna Clem to United Dairy Farmers Inc.; $250,000. 111 E. Main St.: Philip & Rene Shumard to United Dairy Farmers Inc.; $250,000. MILFORD 46 Powhatton Drive, Lynda Olson to Wells Fargo Bank, NA, $56,667. 221 West Stoneridge Drive, Tyler Michelle Stoner, et al. to Federal National Mortgage Assoc., $185,000. 10 Big Oak Lane: Brian and Bradly Van Aken to Jerrilyn Kearney, $110,000. 9 White Water Way: Jeffrey and Valarie Arington, Trustee to Larry and Yvonne Phillips, $150,000. 101 Logsby Place Unit K: Frederick Waldmann to Bank of New York Mellon; $148,944. 807 Walnut St.: Robert Butsch to Kimberly Buxton; $129,000. 18 Main St.: Global Scrap Management Inc. to A&R Property Holdings, LLC; $550,000. 505 Garfield Ave.: Patricia Dewitt & Michael Prunty, Jr. to Brian & Melissa Dunlap, $192,000. 29 Edgecombe Drive: James Matthews, et al. to Federal National Mortgage Assoc., $56,667. 7 Winnebago Drive: Steven Tauber, et al. to Federal National Mortage Assoc., $46,667. 1508 Henson Road: Andrew Schuler, et al. to Bank of America, NA, $56,667. Stonelick Township 5485 Newtonsville Hutchinson Road: Aletha Fox to Curtis Herkert; $75,000. 1687 Apgar Road: Christopher Kirby to Patricia & Steven Rohdenburg, $237,500. List remains Applicants may fill out a pre-application on line at the Authority’s website www.clermontmha.org. Applications are no longer accepted at the Authority’s Administrative Office. Pre-applications must be properly completed to be accepted and only if the family composition and income is within HUD guidelines. If you have any questions, please call the Administrative Office at 513-732-6010 or for the hearing impaired call TDD 7326010. 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