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NORTH CLERMONT

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013

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Contract to demolish Green school building is approved By Keith BieryGolick

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GOSHEN — School officials approved a contract to demolish Goshen’s first public school at their regular July 15 meeting. The gym attached to the Sheila Green school building, 6785 Goshen Road, began caving in and officials put a fence around it in May. The school board decided to tear it down at a special board meeting in June. Superintendent Darrell Edwards said there is a six-foot hole in the roof now. The building has been vacant for more than 10 years. Officials accepted a contract with O’Rourke Wrecking Company, best known for their demolition of Cinergy Field, for $226,000. The contract will be financed through a short-term loan and then paid for with per-

manent improvement funds, Edwards said. “It doesn’t come from money you could spend on books or salaries,” he said. “The contract includes the demolition of the gym, school building and old board office.” Officials received three bids for demolition, Edwards said. They chose O’Rourke Wrecking Company primarily because it offered the lowest price, but also because it is a quality company, he said. Board member Sue Steele said demolition was tentatively scheduled for Aug. 26. When the process begins, it will take about a month to complete, Edwards said. “Even though we can’t save the building, we can save the memories,” he said. Officials held a public meeting July 8 where ideas for memorializing the building were discussed. “The best part about that

The Goshen school board approved a contract to demolish the Sheila Green school building, 6785 Goshen Road, at their regular July 15 meeting. Board member Sue Steele said demolition is tentatively scheduled to begin Aug. 26.KEITH BIERYGOLICK/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

night was getting the community involved,” said Brian Bailey, assistant superintendent. Steele suggested adding written history to the memorial so students knew why the building was celebrated. “There are two main ideas floating around,” Edwards said. “One is to build something with the bricks (from the old building) on our main campus

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... something (the community) can see with their eyes.” The other is a scholarship, which could possibly be funded by the Alumni Association selling bricks, he said. Erwin Walker, a member of the Goshen Park Commission, attended the board meeting to suggest a few others ideas. “We’d like to request to have the water fountain be donated

to the park,” Walker said. “The park commissioners can rehab it and mount it in the (StaggeMarr Community) Park.” Walker also requested to cut down some of the building’s steel railing to use for the park’s Frisbee golf course. “With the fountain, I think we’re all in agreement - what a great place for it,” Edwards said. “I think we have to leave the rails up until the building is demolished.” Steele made a motion for the board to donate the water fountain to the park commissioners and check about the other items requested. “I think (the water fountain) is a great idea,” said George Rise, board member. “People are going to see it in the park.” Edwards said the board is still open to suggestions about memorializing the Sheila Green school building and will let the community know when more details are finalized.

CNE principal resigns, moves to Williamsburg By Keith BieryGolick kbierygolick@communitypress.com

The 2013 Clermont County Junior Fair Royalty Court were announced Sunday, July 21. Fairgoers will see them at all the Junior Fair events and many other fair activities throughout fair week, which ends Saturday, July 27. From left, in front are: Princess Kaitlyn Taylor of Hamersville, Queen Carley Snider of Felicity, King Joe Gacek of Jackson Township and Prince Louie Novak of New Richmond. Back row: Beef Queen Kelsey Taylor of Hamersville, Caprine Representative Cheyenne Trammell of Felicity, Small Animal Representative Emma Uible of New Richmond, General Project Representative Gloria Martin of Stonelick Township, Sheep Representative Alexis Faubion of Felicity, Equine Representative Bailey Schultz of Batavia and Pork Industry Queen Sydney Snider of Felicity. For more photos from the fair and fair parade Sunday, see page B1.THERESA L. HERRON/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

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STONELICK TWP. — Middle school principal Heather Powell is leaving Clermont Northeastern schools to become the high school principal in Williamsburg. Powell worked at CNE for 10 years, teaching at the high school until she accepted a job as the middle school principal five years ago. “It’s a mixed feeling,” Powell said. “I have absolutely loved my time at CNE. I am not leaving because it was a bad place to be.” CNE Superintendent Ralph Shell said officials will be conducting interviews for her replacement in the “next couple of weeks.” “As of right now, we have four internal candidates,” Shell said. “We’re not looking outside until we look inside. All four of them are good candidates.” Williamsburg Superinten-

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dent Matthew Earley said he hated to see high school Principal Barry Daulton leave, but thought Powell “is going to come in and take the building to new

heights.” “She just has a vast knowledge of all the new standards, the Common Core, and how to blend technology into that,” Earley said. “She’s a strong leader, great at bringing teachers together.” Earley said he worked with Powell for three years at CNE as the high school principal when she was the middle school principal. “I’m very excited she was interested in the job,” he said. “She is a talented and experienced administrator.” Powell, who was approved by See POWELL, Page A2

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Volunteers change Jackson’s world By Chuck Gibson

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Imagine being 19 years old and you’ve never been fully immersed in water for a bath. That is the reality for Austin Jackson of Goshen. The effects of muscular dystrophy have left him dependent upon his mom and dad for many of life’s daily necessities; including taking a bath. That is, until now. Jackson is one of several people who received the help of teen volunteers from World Changers during the week of

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July 8. People Working Cooperatively hosted 197 teens from World Changers to help with home repairs for19 different PWC clients. The teen volunteers, guided by adult chaperones, did the work at Jackson’s home necessary for PWC to install an accessible bathroom for Jackson. “It’s really amazing,” Jackson said “It’s really cool getting to see this all happen.” Jonathon Waggener is one of the World Changers volunteers who helped move Austin from his old bedroom to another bedroom. The teens painted the new bedroom his favorite color (green) and prepared his old room for renovations PWC will complete to make it an accessible bathroom. “They painted my room; it’s really nice in there. Now it’s green and I like green so we’re good,” said Jackson. “The porch ramp was rotten and falling apart before; now it’s a lot safer, looks better, and is all cleaned up.” Waggener, 12, spent most the week helping the volunteer team rebuild the porch ramp for Jackson. “We’ve been helping this family out; just doing it for God’s glory,” said Waggener. “This is my first time. It means everything to me. Some people don’t have what we have. I just want to give back.” Volunteers at the Jackson’s home came from five different states. Jamie Ratley came from St. Louis, Missouri, Jonathon

Austin and Kathy Jackson, in front, are thankful for the new ramp built by the team of World Changers volunteers. From left to right: Grant Edwards, Darren Waggener, Steven Smith, Timothy Durham, Jonathon Waggener, Debbie Smith, Rebekah Hetto, Jamie Ratley, Molly Reaves, Alyssa Williams, and Elizabeth Rinks.CHUCK GIBSON/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS

and his dad, Darren Waggener, came from Arkansas; while others working with them came from Mississippi, Tennessee, and Illinois. People Working Cooperatively is the agency World Changers is partnered with. “They help us to get supplies to work on these homes and they set up different homes like the Jackson family,” said Kaley Blankenship, World Changers media relations

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representative. “They have been helping the Jackson family for over a year now.” PWC raised the funds to help the Jackson’s at their “Oscar Night Gala” in February. “We raised $35,000 for the Jacksons,” said Kim Sullivan, spokesperson for PWC. All the work done by World Changers volunteers during the week came from that fundraising effort. After the World Changers leave, the funds will be used by paid professional PWC staff members to install a modified bathroom and finish Austin’s bedroom. Austin will realize his dream to bathe himself and submerge his body in water. “The Jacksons are our family,” Sullivan said. “They came to us. We’ve been able to put all these pieces together. Fundraise to help them and then have World Changers come to do some of the labor.” When Kathy and Ron Jackson bought the house more than 19 years ago, Austin was not even born yet. In fact, he was celebrating his 19th birthday as World Changers finished up their work July 12. Sometimes it has been a struggle for his parents to meet his basic needs. The disease is debilitating and has taken a physical

A partial view shows Austin Jackson’s room with a fresh coat of paint in his favorite green color after it was put on by volunteers from World Changers helping prepare his home for an accessible bathroom.CHUCK GIBSON/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS

toll on Kathy and Ron, too. Work done by World Changers and PWC will help relieve Jackson’s worries about his parents. “They’ve just been a real blessing to our family,” Kathy Jackson said. “It’s more than we could ever be able to buy ourselves for Austin. I talk about it and I start crying. They greatly change people’s lives.” The change is not complete. Sullivan said PWC will begin final construction on the bathroom conversion July 22. For now, World Changers completed their prep work at the Jackson’s Friday, July 12. During the week they

were there, Jackson made it a point to connect with each one personally. They left a lasting impression on him. “Just the fact that all these kids came out here and gave up some of their time to come do things like this; it truly is a blessing,” Jackson said. “I think it is a great example of God’s love for us. It is world changing. They’re all great, they’re all great. I love them all.” More on People Working Cooperatively at: www.pwchomerepairs.org More on World Changers at: www.world-changers.net

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the Williamsburg Board of Education July 15, said joining the Williamsburg staff was an opportunity she couldn’t pass up. “It’s kind of like coming home in a way,” she said. “I love the Williamsburg community - I attend church there.” Powell went to Williamsburg schools from kindergarten through seventh-grade. Regardless, she said she is still very proud of her time at CNE. “They have the best staff, in my opinion, in the entire district,” Powell said. “I wish them the best as they continue to strive toward excellence.”


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BRIEFLY Art display

“withDRAWN: Introspection in contemporary realism” by Joseph Crone, Mark Hanavan and Paul Loehle will be featured in the Park National Bank Art Gallery at UC Clermont College July 1 to July 29 with a closing reception from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, July 26. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. Award winning local artists Mark Hanavan and Paul Loehle are joined by award winning Indianapolis artist Joseph Crone in this exhibit of contemporary realism. Hanavan and Loehle are faculty at The Art Institute of Ohio, Cincinnati campus. The Park National Bank Art Gallery is in the Snyder building on the UC Clermont College campus in Batavia, 4200 Clermont College Drive. For more information, visit: http://www.ucclermont.edu/community_arts.html.

Class reunion

The Milford Class of 1968 Committee is planning a reunion for the Classes of 1967, 1968 and 1969. The reunion will take place the weekend of Sept. 6 with a casual event at the Milford Legion Annex at 7 p.m. Friday and a formal function at the Oasis Conference Center Saturday, Sept. 7. All alumni or anyone knowing an alumni from those classes are asked to contact the committee with email addresses, or other contact info. Contact Steve Wallace at walldad@hotmail.com or Carla Money at jmoney4850@aol.com for more info or to pass along contact information. Also, visit www.alumniclass.com/milfordoh.

Festival of Hope

Anyone who has used Hospice of Hope-Ohio Valley for a terminallyill loved one knows how comforting and invaluable they are for patients and families. Saturday, Aug. 3, the Order of the Eastern Star chapters in District 22, from Brown and Clermont counties, are sponsoring the “Festival of Hope” at the Clermont County Fairgrounds in Owensville to raise money for Hospice of HopeOhio Valley. This is the seventh annual festival with all proceeds, $77,000 over the last six years, going to the Hospice. The event begins with a quarter auction, silent auction and used book sale from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. A home-cooked beef tips and noodles dinner is available in the Blue Ribbon Café from 4 p.m. to 6 pm for $10. At 7 p.m. the Van Dells perform in the air-conditioned multipurpose hall. Preferred seating is $25; festival seating is $20. For tickets, call 513-6252230.

Genealogy

The Clermont County Genealogical Society will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Ohio Township Park, Across from the township hall at 2877 Mount Pisgah Road. Bring a covered dish to share. Arrive anytime after 5 p.m. The picnic will be followed by the pro-

gram about the French and Indian War presented by former French & Indian War re-enactor Alex Whitt-Covalcine. For more information, visit www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohclecgs/ or call 723-3423.

by participating as golf team member or being a sponsor. Also a donation for the raffle would be appreciated. Call Wade Grabowski at 732-8850 or email wgrabows@clermontcountyohio.gov.

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The Goshen Music Boosters are having a yard sale fundraiser Aug. 2 and Aug. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Goshen High School, 6707 Goshen Road. The music boosters also are having a car wash at the Goshen BP, 6778 Goshen Road, Aug. 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds go directly to the band for the trip to Disney for a national competition in April 2014.

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Commissioners June 5 approved nine training and travel requests for county employees. Included in the requests were two requests for the county auditor’s office in the amounts of $3,640.50 and $5,277.

Both requests were for an Environmental Systems Research Institute International User Conference in San Diego. The first request is for eight days for one employee. The second is for six days for two employees. Also included was a request of $2,687.34 for county Commissioner Ed Humphrey for six days in Ft. Worth, Texas, for the 2013 National Association of Counties Solutions and Marketplace Conference.

Trash collection

Beginning Aug. 1, Rumpke will collect Milford’s trash and recycling on Thursdays. If your waste and recycling is normally collected Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday, Rumpke will collect your materials twice the week of July 29. Thursday will be your new collection day on and after Aug. 1. If your waste and recycling is normally collected Friday, Rumpke will collect your materials Thursday, Aug. 1, not Friday, Aug. 2. From that date forward, Thursday will be the new collection

day. The change will reduce wear and tear on city streets by reducing the weight and number of trucks driving on roads. Another positive impact will be the reduction in traffic congestion, emissions and unsightly trash and recycling containers on the local streets every day of the week. For additional information, or if you have any questions regarding the collection day change, call 831-4192.

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Meeting change

The Goshen Local School District Board of Education voted to change the date of the November 2013 board meeting to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in the Community Room at Goshen High School, 6707 Goshen Road.

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Soap Box Derby

The Milford Gravity Grand Prix Soap Box Derby will be held on Locust Avenue between Main Street and Cash Street Saturday, Oct. 12. Sanctioned by the national All-American Soap Box Derby, the race is for boys and girls age 7 to 17 who construct and race their own Soap Box Derby cars. The goals of the program have not changed since it began in 1934. They are to teach youngsters some of the basic skills of workmanship, the spirit of competition and the perseverance to continue a project once it has begun. Those interested in participating can sign up at http://www.cincysbd.com/, which offers complete information about qualifying, building the cars, and the history of the race.

Jefferson Burroughs, MD, FACC, is not only a cardiologist with Mercy Health – The Heart Institute, he’s also a neighbor, parent and friend living and working on the east side of Cincinnati. In fact, all four of his children attended Anderson High School. Like all Mercy Health providers, Dr. Burroughs is dedicated to caring for the community in which he

and his family live. He is one of more than 9,000 physicians and employees who live and work in neighborhoods in Greater Cincinnati and its surrounding areas, delivering advanced, compassionate care to help you be well, right where you live. To find a Mercy Health Primary Care Physician or Specialist, visit e-mercy.com/physicians or call 513-981-2222.

Jefferson Burroughs, MD, FACC The Heart Institute, Anderson

Starfish Foundation

The Starfish Foundation was formed to make a difference in the lives of abused and neglected children involved with Clermont County Children’s Services in the memory of the late John E. McManus, who served as the director of Clermont County Job and Family Services up until his unexpected death in 1996. To continue his compassion for making a difference in the lives of the children, the foundation was initiated and has been successful in keeping McManus legacy alive. The 17th annual Invitational Golf Scramble is Monday, Aug. 5, at Elks Run Golf Club, 2000 Elk Lick Road. Call 732-0295 for more information. Help is needed in making a difference in the lives of children who have been abused or neglected. A donation will go directly to needy children involved with Clermont County Children’s Services. Contributions in the past assisted with many children being able to have those extra items most take for granted such as extra eyeglasses, vacations, summer camp and sports fees or other items that make life a little more bearable. Consider contributing

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Williamsburg meeting about gas pipeline By Jeanne Houck jhouck@communitypress.com

WILLIAMSBURG — Two Lancaster attorneys are advertising a “Bluegrass Pipeline Landowner Group” meeting Tuesday, July 30, in Williamsburg for people who own property in Clermont and Brown counties where an underground pipeline for natural-gas liquids might cross through. And while some landowners elsewhere along the proposed “Bluegrass

Pipeline” route stretching from Pennsylvania to other places in the northeast United States and to the Gulf Coast have vowed to fight the project because of safety, environmental and property-value concerns, the landowner group set to meet in Williamsburg July 30 has yet yet to attract members and the attorneys forming it have no wish to stop the pipeline. “The goal of the landowners’ group is to negotiate for improved compen-

sation and to negotiate easements that better protect the affected farms and properties,” said lawyer Craig Vandervoort, who has teamed up with fellow attorney Steven Davis on the landowners initiative. “The goal of the group is not to stop or oppose the pipeline project,” Vandervoort said. The July 30 meeting will run from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the American Legion hall at 208 Main St. in Williamsburg.

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The Williams company, an energy infrastructure business headquartered in Tulsa, Davis Oklahoma, and Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, a company that transports and stores natural gas and liquids with primary offices in Owensboro, Kentucky, and Houston, Texas, hope to have the pipeline operating by the end of 2015. The companies have a website at http:// bit.ly/17ykrGT with information about the pipeline and a link where people can submit questions. “Safety is our highest priority in the routing, construction and operation of Bluegrass Pipeline,” said Tom Droege, a Williams’ spokesman at its headquarters in Tulsa. “Williams, as the eventual operator of the Bluegrass Pipeline, is committed to protecting the public, the environment, our employees and contractors - and operating the Bluegrass facilities in

compliance with all applicable federal, state and local rules and regulations.” VanderVandervoort voort and Davis also have a website, bluegrasspipelinelawyers.com, where they say they have been providing landowners affected by pipelines with negotiation and litigation assistance since 1999, and that they currently are holding informational meetings across Ohio and Kentucky about the Bluegrass Pipeline. The Williamsburg meeting is the fourth they have hosted. “Over 150 landowners attended the first three (Bluegrass Pipeline) meetings,” Vandervoort said. “Following the landowner educational portion of the meeting, there is a public forum for landowner questions followed by a private question-andanswer session. “Landowners are not required to register, but

are welcome to contact the attorneys after the meeting if they wish to join the Bluegrass Pipeline lawyers group,” Vandervoort said. Asked how many people are in the ClermontBrown counties landowners group being organized by Vandervoort and Davis and where they are from, Vandervoort said, “Since the final route of the pipeline is months away from being identified, the landowner group is only in the preliminary stage of development. “Although many landowners join the group when they are approached by land agents requesting survey permission across their land, most landowners join the group once they are notified that the pipeline company wishes to purchase an easement across their property,” Vandervoort said. “The project cannot proceed unless right of way is acquired across the entire proposed route.” For more about your community, visit www.Cincinn ati.com/Williamsburg.

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Ohio Senator Joe Uecker (R-Miami Township) recently announced the formation of the leadership team for the General Assembly’s Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus: Senate Co-Chair Senator Joe Uecker (R-Miami Township); Senate CoChair: Senator Lou Gen-

tile (D-Steubenville); House Co-Chair: Representative Dorothy Pelanda (R-Marysville) and House Co-Chair Representative Nick Barborak (D-Lisbon). “I am pleased to have the opportunity to work with Senator Gentile, Representative Pelanda, and Representative Barborak. I look forward to partnering with them to advocate for and pre-

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Young performers ready to present ‘Grease’ By Kurt Backscheider kbackscheider@communitypress.com

The Cincinnati Young People’s Theatre will perform the musical “Grease” at the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts from July 26 through Aug. 4. Molly O’Brien Peters, center, an alumna of the young people’s theater group, came back to choreograph the show. With her are cast members, from left, Kalie Kaimann, Montana Hatfield, Aaron Marshall and Macy Martin. KURT BACKSCHEIDER/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

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West Price Hill — Kalie Kaimann and Aaron Marshall said audiences will enjoy the energy they see on stage when the Cincinnati Young People’s Theatre presents “Grease.” Kaimann, a Delhi Township teen who plays Sandy Olsen in the classic show, and Marshall, a Milford teen who portrays Danny Zuko, are among the roughly 80 teenagers who have been rehearsing this summer for the musical, which marks the Cincinnati Young People’s Theatre’s 31st annual production. Based at the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, the Cincinnati Young People’s Theatre (CYPT) helps young performers between the ages of 13 and 19 hone their theater skills. Kaimann, a Seton High School junior who is in her fourth year with the program, said she was introduced to CYPT by her voice teacher. “I fell in love with it,” she said. “It’s the best summer program I’ve ever been involved in.” Marshall said this is his first year with the organization, and it’s a dream come true to play the leading male role. “I’ve always wanted to be in a production of ‘Grease,’” he said. “I just really love the theater, and I want to get into theater as a career.” Macy Martin, a Northern Kentucky native entering her sophomore

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year at the University of Cincinnati, took a few years off from the program but said she had to return for her final year. She said CYPT is a great place for like-minded teens to grow as performers. “It’s an opportunity for young people to have a great experience and see how other young people work in the theater,” Martin said. “You see how others perform, you work together and learn from each other.” Because “Grease” features several dance numbers, director and CYPT founder Tim Perrino brought in an alumna of the program to choreograph the dance scenes. Molly O’Brien Peters, a Delhi Township native, said she performed in three CYPT shows when she was a teenager and she’s thrilled to be back helping a new generation of performers put on an entertaining show. “The energy I get from the kids is incredible,” she said, adding that she choreographed 10 dance routines for the production. “It’s a fun, high-energy show.” Since “Grease” is such an iconic show and so many people have seen the movie, Peters said the challenge has been incorporating its familiar

dance numbers with her own ideas and twists to make the choreography modern and relevant to today’s teens. “It’s been a lot of hard work, but so much fun,” she said. “And it’s worth it when you see your vision up on the stage and realized with the kids here. There is so much talent and I’m really excited.” Dancer Montana Hatfield, a Northern Kentucky resident entering her freshman year at Western Kentucky University, said this is her third year in CYPT and she couldn’t pass up the chance to be in “Grease.” “Who doesn’t love ‘Grease,’” she said. “I think when audiences see 80 very talented kids performing it on stage, they are going to be blown away.” Kaimann agreed with her fellow cast member. “The energy in this show is outstanding,” she said. “The audience has fun when the performers on stage are having fun, and we are definitely having fun.” The teens will present “Grease” from Friday, July 26, through Sunday, Aug. 4, at the Covedale theater, 4990 Glenway Ave. Tickets are $20 for gold seats, $14 for adults, $12 for senior citizens and college students and $10 for high school students and younger. For a list of show dates and times, and information about tickets, visit http://bit.ly/iXj6et or call 241-6550.

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Hamm of Milford honored at SkillsUSA Justin Hamm from Milford and a student at Live Oaks was awarded the college/postsecondary bronze medal in Sheet Metal at the recent SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. Industry leaders representing over 1,100 businesses, corporations, trade associations and unions recognized the students for their demonstrated excellence in 98 hands-on occupational and leadership contests, such as robotics, criminal justice, aviation maintenance and public speaking. All contests are designed, run and

Milford High School sophomore Jacob Stauffer, left, and Larry Holstein attended the West Point Societies of Cincinnati and Dayton Leadership & Ethics Seminar. PROVIDED

Students learn of ethics, leadership The West Point Societies of Cincinnati and Dayton hosted its first Leadership & Ethics Seminar at Miami University Voice of America Learning Center in West Chester. The seminar provided selected sophomore and junior students and faculty members from high schools in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, the opportunity to experience some of the leadership and ethics training developed for cadets at the US Military Academy at West Point. Nearly 100 students and 50 faculty members from 50 local high schools attended the event. This seminar, focusing on the same principles and values taught at West Point, was facilitated by West Point graduates from the Greater Cincinnati area. After a short workshop to understand and establish each

participant’s value and beliefs “framework,” small groups of students discussed several situational case studies in which they might find themselves. These cases enabled them to explore their personal values within an ethical decision-making model – helping students develop and internalize a personal code of conduct that will make them stronger leaders. Ethics and values-based leadership are often cited as making the difference between successful leaders and those who fail. West Point is often considered the premier leadership institution in the world. West Point seeks to “educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets, so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character.” Cadets are taught, practice and live in an environment that develops this leadership

character over a four-year period. The seminar also featured two guest speakers. In the morning, the students heard from Cincinnati City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld. The closing session was provided by Dr. Victor Garcia, professor of surgery and pediatrics director, Trauma Services, at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Both Sittenfeld and Garcia, who have been involved in youth leadership initiatives and leading change, spoke about the role of personal values in addressing ethical leadership challenges they had experienced. All participants received letters of recognition and encouragement from their state governors, as well as from U.S. Sen. Rob Portman and U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup.

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Miami Township resident Haley E. Payne is the recipient of a $6,000 Academic Achievement Award to attend Wilmington College. Payne, the daughter of Paul and Debbie Payne, is a 2012 graduate of Milford High School.

Maggie Reif has graduated from the University of Chicago with high honors. She received a Fulbright Scholarship and will be in Germany for the 2013-2014 school year. She is the daughter of Tom Reif, a Milford high school graduate.

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Milford resident Laura Daily, a senior special education/elementary education major, was named to Oklahoma Baptist University’s Dean’s Honor Roll for the spring 2013 semester.

Courtney Nichole Kozakiewicz, daughter of Stephanie Kozakiewicz of Milford, was named to the Dean’s List at Pensacola Christian College for the 2012 fall semester.

judged by industry using industry standards. Top student winners received gold, silver and bronze medallions. Many also received prizes such as tools of their trade and/or scholarships to further their careers and education. The SkillsUSA Championships is for high school and college-level students who are members of SkillsUSA. SkillsUSA helps students discover and grow their career passions. For more information, contact www.skillsusa.org.

Eric Radtke of Union Township was honored as the 2013 Distinguished Alumnus at UC Clermont College March 27. THANKS TO MAE HANNA

Radtke named distinguished alumnus at UC Clermont UC Clermont College honored Eric Radtke as the 2013 Distinguished Alumnus at the college’s Scholarship Luncheon March 27. The luncheon is held annually to recognize scholarship recipients, donors and to name a distinguished alumnus. The award is given to an individual who has distinguished themselves through significant professional accomplishment, made contributions to the community and attended UC Clermont College for at least one year. “Words can’t adequately express my sincere gratitude or how deeply honored I am to be recognized as the 2013 UC Clermont College Distinguished Alumnus. This campus allowed me to forge lifelong friendships and memories and to master the keys to my future, while developing a keen awareness of the value of relationships and community. I found the Clermont College environment to be all that I had hoped it would be - an environment that fosters innovation, integrity, teamwork, leadership and educational excellence amid numerous resources to enhance the college experience,” said Radtke. Radtke enrolled in the UC Clermont Professional Pilot training program in 1996 as UC’s Presidential Scholar. Upon graduation in 1998 from UC Clermont College, with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Aviation Technology, he transferred to the UC College of Business, earning

his bachelor’s degree in finance in 2000. After a year as a professional airline pilot, Radtke decided he preferred the experiences and rewards of general aviation education. He returned to Sporty’s in 2002 to head its flight school and direct UC’s Professional Pilot Program. Currently, he is president of Sporty’s Academy, a flight school that offers recreational to career pilot training and produces a complete line of award-winning aviation educational products. In addition, Radtke serves as chief instructor of aviation at UC Clermont College and vice president at Sporty’s Pilot Shop. “While being recognized at a scholarship event as UC’s presidential scholar recipient during my freshman year at UC in 1996, I was invited to offer a few words of thanks. I commented that evening that there were two things I always wanted to be: A pilot and a Bearcat. UC gave me both. We are indeed part of something very special,” said Radtke. “Eric Radtke was definitely born to be a Bearcat. The University of Cincinnati is part of his families’ legacy. Eric continues to lead, teach and give back in the community where he was raised. We are so pleased to honor him today as one of our shining examples of success, ” said Dean Gregory S. Sojka. For more information, call 732-5200 or visit www.ucclermont.edu.

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Hitmen shortstop Braden Bolin flips the ball to second base a second to late as the runner beat the throw to the base. TOM SKEEN/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Hitmen keep hitting The Milford Hitmen stayed alive in the 2013 Clermont County Class A JR Knothole Tournament with a 13-7 victory over the Bethel Tigers July 15. Their season came to an end two days later with a 13-9 loss to the TT Strykers. Tanner Brandenburg of the Hitmen quickly gets the ball back to the infield from his centerfield position after a Tigers single. TOM SKEEN/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

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MILFORD — Doubters sometimes fuel an athletes fire. Whether it’s Carolina Panther wide receiver Steve Smith who has an article hanging in his locker that says he would never succeed in the NFL or Daniel Nava of the Boston Red Sox who weighed 70 pounds as a freshmen in high school, went undrafted out of college and worked his way to the Majors only after a season with the Chico Outlaws of the Golden Baseball League. Milford High School graduate and Point Park University junior-to-be Jordan Crowell is hoping to join the list of those proving all the doubters wrong. “It drives me tremendously,” Crowell said of the doubters. “To be honest, it fuels my fire. … I feed off of it. Whenever I’m in the gym or running or whenever I’m hitting, I work with that in the back of my mind.” Whatever Crowell is doing has worked thus far. The third basemen earned National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics All-America Honorable Mention as a sophomore after leading the NAIA in hitting at a .441 clip. “… I was down (in Virginia playing summer ball) doing my thing and trying to get better and I get a call from my dad saying I made honorable mention,” the former Eagle said. “It was actually pretty awesome.” The transfer from the University of Northwestern Ohio didn’t stop there when it came to the accolades. Crowell was named Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year, All-KIAC First Team and Point Park Team MVP en route to helping his team to a 39-16 record and the NAIA National Championship Open Round. While his .441 batting average ranks in the top 10 in school history, it’s not enough to satisfy the perfectionist that he is. “Every athlete has room to get better in every aspect of

Milford High School graduate and Point Park University junior-to-be Jordan Crowell mans third base for PPU. The former Eagle earned NAIA All-America Honorable Mention honors after leading the NAIA with a .441 batting average. THANKS TO POINT PARK UNIVERSITY

their game,” he said. “ … .440 is not good enough for me because I am a perfectionist. I love working.” Crowell is currently playing in the Valley Baseball League in Virginia with the Winchester Royals in a summer wood-bat league. Who knows how his struggles this summer (.091batting average in 17 games) will affect his game when he gets back to Point Park, but one thing

is for sure: Crowell knows the competition will be gunning for the reigning player of the year. “To be on top is one thing, but it’s harder to deal with success than to achieve success,” he said. “When you are at the top you are now the target of everybody who is trying to get to the top. Everyone is coming for you so you have to work your (butt) off 10 times harder to stay at the top.”

Elevation rises to national competition By Mark D. Motz mmotz@communitypress.com

DALLAS — Cincinnati sits 540 feet above sea level. Dallas, Texas, rests 110 feet lower at 430. The change in elevation in Dallas proved a welcome change for the Elevation from Cincinnati. Yes, Elevation, with

a capital E. The Elevation volleyball program based out of Sports Express near Kings Island sent four teams to the USA Volleyball Girls Junior National tournament in Big D the week of Independence Day. The most successful Elevation squad - the 16-year-old

team coached by Sycamore High School girls varsity head coach Greg Ulland and filled with an all-star roster of rising juniors from across the city finished fifth in the upper-division tournament. The team won an lower-division national title the previous summer. Three of the 10 Elevation 16

players - Abby Williams, Katherine Edmondson and Lauren Wilkins - were part of Ursuline Academy’s 2012 Division I state title program last fall under Lions head coach Jeni Case. “That kind of competition can only be good for our area’s high school teams,” said Case, who owns and operates Sports

Express with her husband, former Purcell Marian High School multi-sport star John Paul Case. “The level of play is unbelievable.” More than just a team event, the national tournament was a family affair for the Case clan. See VOLLEY, Page A9

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Milford coach Frank Ritzman works with Olivia Humphrey at bowling camp held at Cherry Grove Lanes June 26.

Bowling camp right up their alley Veteran Glen Este bowling coach Kathy Demarko has run a Saturday morning bowling clinic for years at Cherry Grove Lanes with assistant Tony Kellerman and others. In addition, she’s in her 13th year of offering a summer camp at the facility just off Ohio Pike and Hopper. During the week

of June 24-28, Camp Demarko was in session in the morning with bowlers from ages 8-18. The camp featured bowlers and coaches from Glen Este, Anderson, Milford, Seven Hills and a number of other schools and backgrounds.

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SIDELINES Fastpitch tryouts

Cincy Slammers Fastpitch is a select travel softball organization based in the Loveland/Goshen/Mason area which was established in 2006 to give girls the opportunity to play softball at a higher level of competition. For the upcoming 2013-14 season, the club will field teams at the 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U, and 18U age divisions, which each will compete in 8 to 10 tournaments, most being in the Tristate area. Tryouts for all teams will be offered at McDaniel Park, 7841 School Road, Cincinnati, 45249. The 10U, 12, and 14U teams will have tryouts 6:30-9 p.m. Aug. 7; 1-4 p.m. Aug. 10; 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 11; and 6:30-9 p.m. Aug. 15. The 16U and 18U teams will have tryouts 6:30-9 p.m. Aug. 7; 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 10; 1-4 p.m. Aug. 11; and

6:30-9 p.m. Aug. 13. Visit cincyslammers.com, and click on “Tryout Information” to pre-register for tryouts; to see what color of shirt each age group should wear to tryouts; and to see Tryout FAQs. Contact Michelle Ripperger, mripperger@cinci.rr.com, or Kevin Hartzler, Kevin.hartzler@gmail.com, for more information.

Cincy Express tryouts

The Cincy Express will host tryouts for 2014 11U and 10U teams. The tryouts are at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 27, and Saturday, Aug. 3, at Finley Ray Park fields 11, 12 and 13 in Milford. Email cincyexpress11@gmail.com. Cincy Express competes in the SWOL American Division and will play about 40 games plus three to four tournaments.

The Goshen Outlaws 6- to 7-year-old baseball team goes undefeated with a 12-0 record, winning the 6to 7-year-old championship. From left are: Front, Nicholas Dean, Cameron Gulley, Jake Noel, Cohen Hamann and Dominic Carbone; middle, Logan Cox, Brycen Lawson, Shane McCuitty, Dylan Snell, Wyatt Eppert and William Little; back, coach Jared Hamann, assistant coach Chad Lawson, assistant coach Chris Carbone, assistant coach Jake Piening and coach Dennis Eppert. THANKS TO ALICIA HAMANN

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Logan Case is an 11-year-old heading into sixth grade at St. Margaret of York. She played up with the Elevation 12-yearold team that took 13th place nationally among 48 qualifying teams. “Logan’s 12s didn’t lose a tournament all year, but when you get to nationals, you see a whole different level of volleyball from other parts of the country,” Jeni said. “Some of

the California teams, those girls have been playing the beach since they were 4 years old. “We have kids playing in third grade now in CYO which I still think is pretty young - but those girls already have five years in by that age. It’s good for the parents to see that we’re good here, but there’s a much bigger world of volleyball. They see what it takes to compete at that level.” Teams play multiple matches each day, including two days of pool play before dividing into National (upper-level)

and American (lower) brackets to determine the championship. “Playing four days in a row like that, to focus on just the volleyball for that long, is a big help; it’s intense,” Case said. In addition to the 16s and 12s, Elevation teams competed at the 13- and 14-year-old levels. The Elevation 13s finished 11th nationally, while the 14s competed in the American bracket and earned a bronze medal. The Elevation 15 squad competed in the 40th annual AAU championships in Orlando, taking 10th place.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR Dream on

Mr. Joseph in his letter “Dream on” continues the Republican mantra “cut taxes, create jobs.” Well, I guess it is a dream because we have cut taxes over and over and the only result has been the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer and the middle class withering away. Please, Mr. Joseph and those of like mind, explain to me why the wealth at the top has increased by enormous amounts while the wages of the working class have been shrinking every since Reagan. Where are these jobs the job creators are creating. Maybe the fast food industry? And don’t try to tell me about class warfare. Business declared war on the middle class and unions decades ago. Btw, I’m a patriot. I served in the military, I was a union member, I don’t belong to the NRA and I don’t belong to a political party run by religious extremists and the NRA and I am proud of all that. Tom Conover Union Township

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After 150 years, Morgan’s Raid is still controversial

it materially aided the John Hunt Morgan greater designs of the remains controversial general-in-chief of the 150 years after his July army. In other words, raid through Ohio. To when it made strategic some he is still the “bold as well as tactical concavalier” - a martyred tributions to the forhero of the Lost Cause. tunes of the army.” To others he is a scounGary Knepp With these criteria in drel - a common criminal who deserved jail COMMUNITY PRESS mind, let’s analyze the GUEST COLUMNIST raid. Morgan did actime. What to make of complish his initial him? objective of delaying the FederMorgan should have been court-martialed. He disobeyed a al advance into eastern Tennessee. The objective of the direct order not to cross into Ohio portion of the raid was Ohio. He accomplished very apparently his own - raiding little of military significance and yet succeeded in destroying deep into enemy territory. He caused a significant his command. amount of damage in Ohio Was the raid a military suc$897,000 including militia salacess? ries. Clermont County, with its Historian Edward Longacre paid claims of $76,479, ranked wrote that for a raid “to be conthe highest in the state. The sidered a complete and enduring success it had to be linked in largest local payouts were for the Little Miami Railroad someway with a larger opera($13,700) and the Williamsburg tion. Damage to enemy propercovered bridge ($2,700). The ty, however extensive, was not remaining 427 Clermont claims deemed a sufficient feat unless

were paid to civilians for livestock, jewelry, clothing, cheese and crackers, and two barrels of beer. This damage does not rise to the level of causing a blow to the North’s military effort. Therefore, Morgan’s Ohio raid also failed Longacre’s second test. After a while, discipline began to fall apart. The raiders indulged in drinking. They took bird cages, ice skates, bolts of calico; none of which had military significance. They began to look more like drunken Vikings than trained military operatives. The raid did have a psychological benefit of raising Southern morale; especially after the crushing defeats of Gettysburg and Vicksburg. But the temporary benefit came at a frightful price - the loss of 2,160 of his 2,460-man command. Morgan lost favor within the Confederate command structure. He was seen by some as

untrustworthy. His celebrity, stoked by the raid, probably saved him from an investigation. After escaping from the Ohio State Penitentiary, Morgan reformed his command. But it wasn’t the same. His men were not of the same caliber. His activities shaded more to the criminal than military. After robbing a bank in Mount Sterling, Kentucky, an investigation was opened. He was saved from a probable court-martial when he was killed in September 1864. How are we to observe the anniversary of the raid? This question, and the larger question of how should we view the Civil War 150 years later, will be addressed in the next article. We will compare two states Ohio and Georgia - to see their different approaches to this topic.

Supreme Court reaffirmed the legality of abortion it allowed states to set restrictions – without placing an ‘undue burden’ on a woman. Yet such a burden is precisely what Republicans at the Statehouse seek to apply.”

“Life is precious … in all forms. Wouldn’t it be wise to err on the side of caution … instead of encouraging people to only think about themselves?”

Gary Knepp is an attorney who teaches Civil War history at Clermont College.

CH@TROOM July 17 question Do you agree with the new abortion laws that were included in Ohio’s recently approved budget, such as prohibiting public hospitals entering into written agreements with ambulatory surgical centers that perform abortions to accept their patients in case of emergency, and requiring doctors to test for a fetal heartbeat, then inform the patient seeking an abortion in writing of the presence of that heartbeat, and then provide statistical likelihood that the fetus could be carried to term? Why or why not?

“YES. No explanation needed.” J.K.

“There is no middle ground between those who believe that abortion is the killing of a human being and those who believe it is the correction of an extremely unfortunate life choice before it is too late. “The women who are faced with the choice of a 20+ year commitment to raising a child they are not prepared to handle have a tough enough decision about their future. It should be their decision and theirs alone. “The folks who disagree with this have been unsuccessful at making abortion illegal so now they have stooped to low and despicable tactics trying to make it difficult or impossible for a woman to receive a safe and legal abortion. They would rather see a woman die from a botched abortion at an illegal clinic than compromise their belief. “They do not condone taking the child’s life but they have no qualms about killing the mother or dooming her to raise a child she is ill equipped to support. “This is special interest politics at its worst, disgusting.” F.S.D.

“The Ohio legislators should all have to adopt two children born to mothers who did not want or could afford the children. They will probably continue to reduce welfare.

NEXT QUESTION After the George Zimmerman acquittal in Florida, Attorney General Eric Holder has said his department will review so-called “stand-your-ground” laws that allow a person who believes they are in danger to use deadly force in self-defense. Do you support “stand-your-ground” laws? Why or why not? Every week The Community Press asks readers a question they can reply to via e-mail. Send your answers to clermont@communitypress.com with Chatroom in the subject line.

Planned Parenthood should have greater funding not less.” Walter

“Absolutely not. This is a social issue and has no place in any budget. “It is also a mistake to make legislation that forces any American family to hide in the privacy of their homes out of fear for their government. “While this budget shows us that elected representatives think they own our homes, businesses, schools,and property, it also shows they wish to own our choices, too. “It’s scary, and they’ll pay for this puritanism at the next election.” K.P.

“I do not agree with this, particularly prohibiting public hospitals from entering into agreements to accept emergency patients. All women are entitled to equal health care and treatment. “Currently, clinics that perform abortions must have agreements with a hospital to provide emergency care. Prohibiting this essentially is closing some clinics down. “What is most appalling is that these abortion provisions were sneaked into the budget bill at the last minute, allowing no debate and then Kasich, surrounded by men, signed it into law.

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“It is a giant step backwards for women’s rights in this country and an embarrassment to the citizens of Ohio to allow such draconian laws on our books.” D.P.

“Absolutely not. One more case of the white, right, male dominated state legislator telling women that they are not smart enough to have control over their own bodies. “Why is it the Republicans, the ‘I love America’ group, who keep reducing the hard-fought rights of the middle, lower, and female class of citizens. First voter suppression, now a return to the 1950s. Next, if we are not careful, women will once again be chattels and non-whites second-class citizens. “Wake up Ohioans, Kasich and cronies will destroy this great state. They got a start already. “I am an older, white, male, but I have a moral conscience and do not want the good old days.” J.Z.

“I disagree with everything about it. The way it was enacted by slipping it into a budget bill and the terms. Sneaking such action into the budget, and using the budget as a weapon against women, is as cowardly as it is cruel. “These amendments only create insurmountable barriers that effectively eliminate safe medical abortions as an option, which are legal in this country. If you want to prevent abortions make sure every woman has health care, a high school education, and access to birth control. “Many Ohio women depend on Planned Parenthood for basic preventive health care. They also count on Planned Parenthood being there for them during the times of greatest need. “Politicians should not interfere with private health care needs of women. When the U.S.

K.F.S.

“I do not agree. I have been a pro-choice advocate for decades. I believe the governor is only giving in to his pro-life donors and doesn’t care much for women’s rights. “When a woman makes the heart-wrenching decision to abort she doesn’t need to hear the heartbeat or be put in danger if there is a problem and be refused admission at a public hospital. This is insane. Has the governor no compassion? “Every woman in Ohio should be outraged at this action. We deserve better.” E.E.C.

“I was on the bike path yesterday and came across a baby chipmunk someone had run over. “Brought to mind the following from the Gospel of Matthew … ‘Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care. And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.’

B.L.M.

July 10 question Should the morning after pill be made available to women of all ages? Why or why not?

“The morning after pill should be available to all women no matter what age. Only the woman in question has the right to decide whether or not she is going to take the pill. Only she has the right to decide what happens to her body. Freedom of choice is what this country is all about. “Let me bring up another important related point. Have we forgotten why crime fell so dramatically in the late 1990s? It was because of Roe versus Wade, allowing abortions for everyone. The previously unwanted pregnancies to poor uneducated women did not occur, so voila 20 years later these people were not around to commit crimes. “I don’t understand how we as Americans can proudly hold up our heads to the rest of the world and even think about enacting more laws that discriminate against women.” Neville Duffield

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Don Andrews of Goshen Township drove one of his old tractor advertising the upcoming Clermont County Antique Machinery Show at Stonelick State Park in August.REGINA HERBOLT/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS

The 2013 Clermont County Junior Fair royalty candidates wave to the crowd during the fair parade July 21. REGINA HERBOLT/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Parade kicks off 2013 Clermont County Fair For more photos and a video from the parade and inside the fairgrounds, go to Cincinnati.com/clermontcounty. The Community Press will update this site daily with photos and videos from the 2013 Clermont County Fair.

American Heritage Girls from Troop OH2004 march in the Clermont County Fair parade Sunday, July 21. REGINA HERBOLT/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS

The Shriners had many small cars, clowns and other attractions that entertained people watching the fair parade July 21 in Owensville. REGINA HERBOLT/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS

The Stonelick Shamrocks 4-H Club members rode on their float during the Clermont County Fair parade July 21. REGINA HERBOLT/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Students of the Midwest Elite Dance Center in Pierce Township perform on their float during the Clermont County Fair parade July 21.REGINA HERBOLT/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS

The Clermont Northeastern High School Marching Band provided music during the annual Stonelick Township Firefighters Association Parade Sunday, July 21. REGINA HERBOLT/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS

The Milford Community Fire Department sent this antique fire truck to participate in the Stonelick Township Firefighters Association Parade to kick off the 2013 Clermont County Fair. REGINA HERBOLT/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Many fire departments from across Clermont County sent a truck to participate in the annual Stonelick Township Firefighters Association Parade Sunday, July 21. REGINA HERBOLT/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS

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Beechmont Squares, 8-10 p.m., Anderson Senior Center, 7970 Beechmont Ave., Western-style square dance club for experienced dancers. $5. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427. Anderson Township.

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 coleslaw and French fries. Carryout available. $5.50 and up. Presented by Ladies Auxiliary Dennis Johnson VFW Post 6562. 5752102. Milford. TGI Friday Night Grill-Outs, 6-11 p.m., American Legion Post 450, 450 Victor Stier Drive, Food, music and entertainment. Burgers, brats, metts, hot dogs, side dishes and cash bar. Price varies. Split-the-pot available. 831-9876; www.post450.com. Milford. Friday Night Grillouts, 5-8 p.m., Lake Isabella, 10174 Loveland-Madeira Road, Joel Cotton. Items available a la carte. Presented by Great Parks of Hamilton County. 521-7275, ext. 285; www.greatparks.org. Symmes Township.

Drink Tastings Paired Wine Tasting, 6-9 p.m., Winedog Fine Wines & Fine Art, 451A Ohio Pike, Six wines served with gourmet appetizers that pair well with each. Music and artwork on display in gallery. $19.75. Reservations required. 888-288-0668; 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. Jazzercise, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Trinity United Methodist Church Milford, 5767 Wolfpen-Pleasant Hill Road, Fusion of jazz dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga and kickboxing. $38 per month. Presented by Jazzercise Milford. 476-7522; www.jazzercise.com. Milford. SilverSneakers, 9-10 a.m., Union Township Civic Center, 4350 Aicholtz Road, Variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activity for daily living skills. Call for pricing. 947-7344. Union Township. Senior Yoga, 12:30-1:15 p.m., Miami Township Civic Center, 6101 Meijer Drive, Series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support offered to safely perform variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Call for price. 478-6783. Miami Township. SilverSneakers, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Crossings of Amelia, 58 Amelia Olive Branch Road, Move to music through variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. For seniors. Call for pricing. Presented by SilverSneakers Flex. 478-6783. Amelia. SilverSneakers, 1:30-2:30 p.m., O’Bannon Terrace, 6716 Ohio 132, Move to music through variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Call for pricing. Presented by SilverSneakers Flex. 478-6783. Goshen.

Literary - Book Clubs Bookends, 1-2:30 p.m., New Richmond Branch Library, 103 River Valley Blvd., Free. 5530570. New Richmond.

Literary - Crafts Christmas in July, 5-6 p.m., New Richmond Branch Library, 103 River Valley Blvd., Create holiday crafts to take home, play family games and sample cookies and hot chocolate. Free. Registration required. 553-0570. New Richmond.

Literary - Libraries Used Book Fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Goshen Branch Library, 6678 Ohio 132, Used fiction and nonfiction books and audio/ visual materials for adults, teens and children. Presented by Clermont County Public Library. 722-1221. Goshen.

Nature Animal Tales, 11 a.m., Woodland Mound, 8250 Old Kellogg Road, Seasongood Nature Center. Nature-themed stories with the naturalist. Free, vehicle permit required. Presented by Great Parks of Hamilton County. 521-7275; www.greatparks.org. Anderson Township. Teacher’s Night Out, 7-8 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, 4949 Tealtown Road, Discover thrill of looking into eyes of hawk, falcon or owl with RAPTOR, Inc. Current public or private school teachers grades K-12 and their families invited. Free for teachers. Registration required. 831-1711; www.cincynature.org. Union Township.

Recreation Jeep and Truck Night, 6-9 p.m., Quaker Steak & Lube, 590 Chamber Drive, Parking lot. For trucks, Jeeps or off-road vehicles. Free. 831-5823; www.quakersteakandlube.com. Milford.

Exercise Classes Zumba Fitness Class, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Clough United Methodist Church, $5. 379-4900. Anderson Township. Jazzercise, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Trinity United Methodist Church Milford, $38 per month. 4767522; www.jazzercise.com. Milford. Chair Yoga, 9-10:10 a.m., Yoga with Sharon Studio 1, 267 Mount Holly Road, Yoga that begins and ends in chair. Standing poses when applicable. Focus on core strength, flexibility, breathing and relaxation. $6 drop-in or $50 for 10 classes. Presented by Yoga with Sharon. 237-4574. Amelia. SilverSneakers Yoga Stretch, 9-10 a.m., Union Township Civic Center, 4350 Aicholtz Road, Complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation promote stress reduction and mental clarity. Call for pricing. Presented by SilverSneakers Flex. 478-6783. Union Township. SilverSneakers Flex, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Summerside Woods, 5484 Summerside Road, Move to music through variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. For seniors. Call for pricing. Presented by SilverSneakers Flex. 478-6783. Summerside.

Festivals St. Margaret of York Festival, 6 p.m.-midnight, St. Margaret of York, 9483 Columbia Road, Spaghetti dinner available for purchase. Music by Brent James. Rides, games, food and entertainment. Nightly dinners served indoors available. Alcohol with wristband and ID. Free. 6837100; www.smoy.org. Deerfield Township.

underground, what they eat and what eats them. For ages 12 and under with adult. Members free; nonmembers pay daily admission. 831-1711; www.cincynature.org. Union Township.

Recreation Street Customs Night Cruise In, 6-9 p.m., Quaker Steak & Lube, 590 Chamber Drive, Parking lot. For imports, custom vehicles, rat rods, cruisers, high performance, Corvettes or Mustangs. 831-5823; www.quakersteakandlube.com. Milford.

TUESDAY, JULY 30 Exercise Classes SilverSneakers, 11-11:45 a.m., O’Bannon Terrace, Call for pricing. 478-6783. Goshen.

Farmers Market Lewis Lasley, a World War II and Korea War veteran, left, Robert Sterling and Bill Knepp, Korea War veterans stand near a new Korean War memorial at Miami Meadows Park in Miami Township. The memorial will be dedicated Saturday, July 27, the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Korean armistice. Veteran registration is 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. with the dedication from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 831-2932.CARA OWSLEY/STAFF ist Church, 681 Mount Moriah Drive. See and touch real vehicles such as a fire engine, rescue boat, motorcycle, backhoe and tractor. Benefits Ark of Learning Preschool. $3. Withamsville.

Civic Korean War Memorial 19501953 Dedication, 2-4:30 p.m., Miami Meadows Park, 1546 Ohio 131, Dedication of Korean War Memorial within Spirit of ‘76 Memorial Garden and Arboretum held on 60th anniversary of the Military Armistice Agreement of Panmunjom. Veteran registration: 2-3 p.m. Dedication: 3-4:30 p.m. Bring seating. Bottled water provided. Free. Presented by Korean War 1950-1953 Veterans United. 831-2932. Milford.

Exercise Classes Zumba Fitness Class, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Clough United Methodist Church, $5. 379-4900. Anderson Township. Jazzercise, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Trinity United Methodist Church Milford, $38 per month. 4767522; www.jazzercise.com. Milford. Mat Yoga, 9-10:10 a.m., Yoga with Sharon Studio 1, 267 Mount Holly Road, Focus on core strength, flexibility, breathing and relaxation. $6 drop-in or 10 classes for $50. Presented by Yoga with Sharon. 237-4574. Amelia.

Farmers Market Batavia Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Batavia Farmers Market, Main and Depot streets, Homegrown produce for sale. Free admission. Presented by Batavia Community Development Assoc. 876-2418. Batavia.

Literary - Libraries

Festivals

Used Book Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Goshen Branch Library, 7221221. Goshen. Harvestman Hike, 7-9 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, 4949 Tealtown Road, Resident harvestman enthusiast Jonathan Swiger shares his passion for these Opiliones. Learn what makes them unique and interesting to study. For families and ages 6 and older. Members free; nonmembers pay daily admission. Registration required. 831-1711; www.cincynature.org. Union Township.

St. Margaret of York Festival, 5 p.m.-midnight, St. Margaret of York, Free. Barbecue dinner available for purchase and Toots wings eating contest. Music by Rusty Griswolds. 683-7100; www.smoy.org. Deerfield Township. Milford Street Eats Festival, 4-10 p.m., Easy Street Rides and Rods, 701 Chamber Drive, Variety of food trucks serve up wide range of cuisines. Features local Mount Carmel Brewery and music by Noisewater. Free. Presented by Milford Miami Township Chamber of Commerce. 831-2411; milfordmiamitownship.com. Milford.

Special Events

Literary - Crafts

Celebrity Visit: Meet Rich Pyle, 1-4 p.m., Facet, 505 Chamber Drive, Meet TV star featured on truTV’s reality series “Hardcore Pawn,” which follows daily goings-on at American Jewelry and Loan in Detroit. For the Hock of It Tour. Free refreshments and drawing for giveaway. Free. 753-3121, ext. 62; www.shopfacet.com. Milford.

LEGO Club, 10-11 a.m., Union Township Branch Library, 4450 Glen Este-Withamsville Road, Attendees ages 5-12 invited to participate in themed challenges or build freestyle. Free. Registration required. Through Nov. 30. 528-1744. Union Township.

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Literary - Libraries Used Book Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Goshen Branch Library, 7221221. Goshen.

Benefits

Music - Oldies

Car Wash, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Mercy Health Anderson Hospital, 7500 State Road, Ambulatory Surgery Center. Benefits American Heart Association. Free, donations accepted. 624-4960. Anderson Township. Touch-a-Truck, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Mount Moriah United Method-

Elvis, 7-8 p.m., Great Scott Diner, 106 E. Main St., Each week, Jo-El or Jason Griffin take stage as Elvis. Free. 943-4637; greatscottdiner.com. Amelia.

Nature Bird Walks, 8 a.m., Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, 4949 Tealtown Road, Bring

ABOUT CALENDAR To submit calendar items, go to www.cincinnati.com and click on “Share!” Send digital photos to life@communitypress.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. binoculars and water. No pets. Ages 18 and up. Members free; nonmembers pay daily admission. 831-1711; www.cincynature.org. Union Township. Animal Appetites, 2 p.m., Woodland Mound, 8250 Old Kellogg Road, Register online by July 24. Learn about the animals at Seasongood Nature Center and what it takes to care for them, then have a snack and make an animal craft. For Ages 5 and older. $5, vehicle permit required. Presented by Great Parks of Hamilton County. 521-7275; www.greatparks.org. Anderson Township.

Pets Pet Adoptions, 1-4 p.m., Peppermint Pig, 8255 Beechmont Ave., Cats and dogs available for adoption. 474-0005; www.peppermintpig.org. Anderson Township.

Religious - Community Pet Blessing and Expo, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Clough United Methodist Church, 2010 Wolfangel Road, Pet blessing with pet parade and contests. Dog wash and resource information for pet owners available. Pets must be on a leash or in carrier. Bring pictures of pets too difficult to transport. Free. 231-4301. Anderson Township.

Reunions New Richmond High School Class of 1993: 20-Year Reunion, 7-11 p.m., Receptions Banquet and Conference Center Eastgate, 4450 Eastgate Blvd., Includes dinner, drinks and entertainment. $35. Presented by New Richmond High School Class of 1993. 419-350-8835; nrhs1993.eventbrite.com. Union Township.

Special Events Celebrity Visit: Meet Rich Pyle, 1-4 p.m., Facet, 198 W. Main St., Meet TV star featured on truTV’s reality series “Hardcore Pawn,” which follows daily goings-on at American Jewelry and Loan in Detroit. For the Hock of it Tour. Free refreshments and drawing for giveaway. Free. 753-3121, ext. 62; www.shopfacet.com. Amelia Village.

SUNDAY, JULY 28 Festivals St. Margaret of York Festival, 3-10 p.m., St. Margaret of York, Chicken dinner available for purchase and Homemade Brand Ice Cream eating contest. Performances by McGing World Champion Irish Dancers and music by Second Wind. Free. 683-7100; www.smoy.org. Deerfield Township.

Nature Hands-on Nature, 1-2 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, 4949 Tealtown Road, Nature PlayScape. Play facilitator available to inspire and interact with children and

provide variety of tools for them to borrow to explore. For ages 12 and under with adult. Members free; nonmembers pay daily admission. Through Aug. 31. 831-1711; www.cincynature.org. Union Township.

Recreation Car Cruise In, 4-8 p.m., Quaker Steak & Lube, 590 Chamber Drive, For old, restored, high performance or car with a story. Free. 831-5823; www.quakersteakandlube.com. Milford.

MONDAY, JULY 29 Exercise Classes Zumba Fitness Class, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Clough United Methodist Church, $5. 379-4900. Anderson Township. Jazzercise, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Trinity United Methodist Church Milford, $38 per month. 4767522; www.jazzercise.com. Milford. 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. SilverSneakers, 9:15-10 a.m., Union Township Civic Center, Call for pricing. 947-7344. Union Township. Chair Yoga, 9-10:10 a.m., Legendary Community Center, 3601 West Legendary Run, Increase your strength and flexibility while sitting in a chair or standing and using chair for balance. Learn breathing techniques to promote well-being and calmness and to maximize your body’s potential. $7.50 or $40 for six classes. Presented by Sharon Strickland. 237-4574; yogawithsharon@yahoo.com. Pierce Township. SilverSneakers, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Crossings of Amelia, Call for pricing. 478-6783. Amelia. SilverSneakers Flex, 2-2:45 p.m., Bethel Woods Elderly Complex, 610 Easter Road, Move your whole body through complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support offered to safely perform variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. For seniors. Call for pricing. Presented by SilverSneakers Flex. 478-783. Bethel.

Literary - Story Times Storytime with Pinkalicious, 1:30 p.m., Symmes Township Branch Library, 11850 Enyart Road, With the Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati. Free. Presented by Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County. 369-6001; www.cincinnatilibrary.org. Symmes Township.

Nature Earthworm Excitement, 11 a.m.-noon, Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, 4949 Tealtown Road, Learn how worms are capable of traveling

Loveland Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m., Loveland Station, W. Loveland Avenue, E. Broadway and Second streets, Parking lot. Featuring 32 vendors from area offering vegetables, fruits, meat, eggs, bread, pizza, pastries, cookies, syrup, lavender products, soaps, lotions, gourmet frozen pops, gelato, herbs, alpaca products, hummus, honey, coffee, olive oil and cheese. Free. Presented by Loveland Farmers Market. 683-0150; www.lovelandfm.com. Loveland.

Literary - Book Clubs Armchair Travel Book Club, 6-7:30 p.m., Union Township Branch Library, 4450 Glen EsteWithamsville Road, Free. 5281744. Union Township.

Literary - Libraries Classic Film Matinee, 2-4 p.m., Union Township Branch Library, 4450 Glen Este-Withamsville Road, Free. 528-1744. Union Township.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31 Art & Craft Classes Knitting, Crochet and Needlecraft Class, 7-8:30 p.m., Milford Heights Church of Christ, 1646 Ohio 28, Basic handwork techniques and fresh ideas in knitting, crochet and other handicrafts along with short devotional time. Free. 575-1874. Milford.

Bars/Clubs Bike Night, 6 p.m., Quaker Steak & Lube, 590 Chamber Drive, Portion of parking lot reserved for motorcycles only. Cars welcome. Includes music. Beer, vendors and food served in parking lot. Benefits weekly local charity. Free. 831-5823; www.quakersteakandlube.com. Milford.

Education Job Readiness with Workforce One, 2-4 p.m., Union Township Branch Library, 4450 Glen EsteWithamsville Road, Learn about various components and stages of job readiness, ranging from resume-writing, networking and interview techniques. For ages 16 and up. Free. Registration required. 528-1744. Union Township.

Exercise Classes Jazzercise, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Trinity United Methodist Church Milford, $38 per month. 4767522; www.jazzercise.com. Milford. Zumba with KC, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bethel Community Center, $5. 240-5180; www.zumbawithkc.com. Bethel.

Health / Wellness Mercy Health Mobile Mammography Unit, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Walgreens Miami Township, 6385 Branch Hill Guinea Pike, Fifteen-minute screening. Cost varies per insurance plan. Financial assistance available for qualified applicants. Appointment required. Presented by Mercy Health Partners. 6863300; www.e-mercy.com. Loveland.

Music - Acoustic Kevin Fox, 7-10 p.m., Mama Vita’s, 6405 Branch Hill Guinea Pike, Free. 324-7643. Loveland.

Music - Blues Bike Night with Chuck Brisbin & the Tuna Project, 6-10 p.m., Quaker Steak & Lube, 590 Chamber Drive, Free. 831-5823; www.thetunaproject.com. Milford.


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Use your basil bounty for Rita’s freezer pesto

Rita’s freezer pesto

There’s a huge interest in making pesto, so I could probably devote a whole column to it. Readers want to know if nuts are essential. No, and walnuts make a good substitute for pine nuts. Should you add garlic after thawing? I add both nuts and garlic to my pesto prior to freezing, but some food gurus say leave them out since, in their opinion, these items turn strong in the freezer. I use my food processor, but you could use a blender or make this by hand. This is a thicker pesto that freezes well. Add more oil after thawing, if you like. Sometimes I’ll add a bit of water to pesto if I’m

der or fresh minced garlic (not too much), Parmesan and mozzarella cheeses. Repeat layers except for mozzarella, which should be added last 10 minutes of baking time. Bake about 45 minutes or until veggies are tender before adding last layer of cheese.

From my book, “The Official Snack Guide” for kids. Healthy and refreshing. Blend together: Rita’s recipe for thick pesto freezes well. Add water if using to coat pasta.THANKS TO RITA HEIKENFELD.

using it to coat pasta. Check out my blog to see some favorite recipes using pesto. 1 to 11⁄2 teaspoons garlic, minced 1 ⁄4 cup pine nuts, toasted if desired 1 ⁄2 stick unsalted butter (optional, but good) Generous handful parsley leaves 4 generous cups basil leaves, packed 11⁄4 cups Parmesan cheese or to taste 1 ⁄4 cup Romano cheese 1 ⁄2 to 3⁄4 cup extra virgin olive oil Generous squeeze of lemon juice

With processor’s motor running, add garlic and nuts. Add everything else and using the pulse button, pulse until just mixed, then pour into containers and freeze.

Tip from Rita’s kitchen

Why does my pesto turn dark? Basil oxidizes rapidly when leaves are cut up either too finely and/or exposed to air, so use the pulse button to mix. That also alleviates heat while processing, which can turn the basil dark. Try these tips to keep your pesto green. » Blanch the basil

Crime novelist to visit Williamsburg library Clermont County Public Library will welcome popular crime and suspense novelist Peter Leonard to the library next month for its All Access Author Series. Leonard has several thrillers in Leonard publication including his latest, “Back from the Dead,” a sequel to “Voices of the Dead.” Leonard will speak about the writing process, conducting research with Detroit Police Homicide and growing up with a famous author as a dad. Peter’s father, Elmore Leonard, has been called “America’s greatest crime writer.” He is a New York Times bestselling author and has written more than 40 books during his highly successful writing career. Elmore Leonard is also known for his work, which later became films such as “Get Shorty,” “Jackie Brown” and the hit FX TV-series “Justified.” The special after-hours appearance with Peter Leonard will include a

I worry about the younger and older contingent in our Community Press family. They’re the ones who may not hydrate properly, so keep an eye out. Add a squeeze of fresh lemon or lime juice to water for an extra boost for your immune system and to make drinking water

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Q&A, refreshments and giveaways. It is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug 1, at the Williamsburg Branch, 594 Main St. For more information, call the branch at 7241070.

leaves to keep them green. » Add parsley and lemon juice to keep the green color. » Pour a thin film of oil over the top before storing may keep enough air out, as well. And sometimes, even if you take those steps, it still may get dark. Don’t worry, it’s a visual thing and doesn’t affect the quality or taste.

Tomato zucchini casserole

No real recipe here. Sometimes I’ll add a bit of fresh chopped basil before serving. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray casserole dish. Layer sliced zucchini, sliced onions, sliced tomatoes, a sprinkling of oregano and garlic pow-

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Sometimes my enthusiasm in spring for planting herbs and produce goes so out of bounds that when it’s time for harvesting, I get overwhelmed. I went out early to pick tomatoes and happened to see what Rita I thought Heikenfeld were a few green RITA’S KITCHEN beans ready to pick. Ditto for cucumbers. By the time I finished, I had a big basket of beans, almost a dozen cucumbers and more than enough squash for the neighborhood. I had also planted a row of both Iranian/lemon and sweet basil in the veggie garden. (Not that I didn’t already have enough in the herb garden!) The basils were just starting to flower so I had to harvest them, as well. The veggies will keep for a couple of days but I wanted to work with the basil then, so I made my latest version of freezer pesto.

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Milford’s Promont House Museum is a finalist in the Best of the East The Promont House Museum is a finalist in “Cincy Magazine’s” Best of the East in the Historic Site/Museum category. Finalists in about 70 classifications will participate in a Best of the East Celebration and Judging 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at Receptions-Eastgate, 4450 Eastgate South Drive. Promont is at 906 Main Street, Milford, and is home to the Greater Milford Area Historical Society. “We were extremely pleased to hear that Promont was voted by the community as a finalist in our category,” said Donna

Amann, society administrator. “Promont is a working museum, which means that GMAHS members actively collect,

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Opposites do attract!

Elizabeth (Litty) Smelter of Baltimore, MD & an avid Ravens fan & Brett Clayton, formerly of Cincinnati/Clermont County, OH & an avid Bengals fan met at a Bengals-Ravens game & became engaged 5 years later in Aug., 2012 after another Bengals-Ravens game. They will now be united in marriage on July 26, 2013 at Saint Luke’s Roman Catholic Church in Ocean City, MD with a reception following at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club. The wedding will have a Bengals-Ravens essence. After spending several & days with family friends in Ocean City, the couple will honeymoon in Dominican Republic. The bride is the daughter of Walter A. & Charlene Smelter, III of Bishopville, MD. The groom is the son of Robert Clayton & Donna Clayton-Keller of Cincinnati. Elizabeth is a physician at University of Maryland Medical Center and Brett is a corrections officer for Anne Arundel County, MD. The couple will reside in Baltimore.

docent-led or self-guided tours. “We are looking forward to talking to the public about Promont at the Best of the East celebration on July 18,” said Amann. “We’ll be exhibiting there along with many other finalists in categories ranging from food to health and service to shopping and more.” The Best of the East Celebration is open to the public. For ticket purchase, visit cincyboe.eventbrite.com. Cost is $25 at the door. For more information on the GMAHS and Promont House Museum, visit www.MilfordHistory.net.

Clinic to address high pet population The League for Animal Welfare and Ohio Alleycat Resource & Spay/Neuter Clinic (OAR) are partnering to provide a new, lowcost resource for spaying and neutering cats in Clermont County and surrounding communities. Each month, beginning July 29, OAR will offer monthly transport service to their clinic from the League’s Batavia shelter. Thanks to funding by the league, cost for cat spay/neuter-rabies vaccination package is $15 for pet cats, and $10 for unowned cats (receiving an ear tip). The first transport is scheduled for July 29. Craig Rice, the league’s executive director said, “The league is eager to partner with other like-minded organizations in order to offer the very best services to as many animals and their people as we can. Our partnership with OAR is one of what we hope to be many more examples of collaboration.” Space for the clinic is limited and appointments are required. For more information or to book an appointment, call 8710185, or visit www.NeutervilleExpress.com.

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BUSINES NOTES Neurology specialist joins Mercy Health Physicians

Dr. Tamer Saad, who specializes in general neurology, has joined Mercy Health Physicians. Saad’s focus areas beyond general neurology include epilepsy and seizure disorders, multiple sclerosis, sleep disorders, electromyography (or EMG), electroencephalography (or EEG), headaches, dementia and Parkinson’s disease. He is board certified in neurology, clinical neurophysiology and sleep disorders. Saad has more than 11 years of experience in treating different neurological disorders and has been practicing in the Tristate since 2007. He completed is fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

“I’m very excited to be part of the Mercy Health family,” said Saad. “I’m passionate about helping people with neurological disorders and being part of a large health system will help me reach more patients and give them the help they need to be well.” Saad is seeing patients in two locations. In Clermont County, he practices from Mercy Health – East Neurology, 3020 Hospital Drive, Suite 230, Batavia. To schedule an appointment, call 732-8377 or visit www.e-mercy.com. You will find Dr. Saad listed under the name Tamer Y. Abou-Elsaad, MD, when you use the “Find a Physician” search tool. To find a Mercy Health physician, visit http:// www.e-mercy.com/physicians.asp or call 513-9812222.

Covered patios added to 20 Brix, Padrino in Milford In November, 20 Brix will be celebrating its sixyear birthday, but before that owner Hunter Thomas is sprucing things up a bit. The restaurant’s outdoor seating area will be expanded and improved by adding an awning that will allow diners to eat outside even during rainy weather. Fans for cooling things down and heaters to keep diners toasty as the weather

now open on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Padrino also has a new 40-seat patio around back. The patio will be covered to be used three seasons with seating for 40 people and a small waiting area for people to have drinks. Fans, heaters and interesting lighting will be present. “The patio will help expand our seating and give people another Padrino patio option (we

currently have four small tables out front). The patio will be especially exciting for the residents of the new apartment development on Water Street,” Thomas said. Padrino also has an expanded menu with four new pizzas like the Britters and the Drunken Goat. “There are four new entrée selections,” Thomas said.

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gets colder also will be added. “We are going to make the 20 Brix patio a threeseason patio,” said Thomas. “Our hope is that people will have the option to sit outside most of the year.” The newly extended patio will be open in a few weeks. Padrino has moved into its fourth year and Thomas is expanding its hours, menu and facility. As of June, Padrino is

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Unveiling a Morgan Raid Heritage Trail sign near the intersection of Main Street and Ohio 276 and 133 in Williamsburg are, from left, Clermont County Civil War Commemorative Committee Chair Harold Paddock, Williamsburg Mayor Mary Ann Lefker, Clermont County historian Rick Crawford, and AmeriCorps member Michael Craft of the National Underground Railroad Center. The sign unveiling was one of several events scheduled July 14 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and his Raiders sweep through Clermont County July 14 and July 15, 1863.SHARON BRUMAGEM/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Morgan’s Raiders Trail signs remember Civil War times By Sharon Brumagem clermont@communitypress.com

Nearly 200 people across Clermont County participated in the Morgan Raid Heritage Trail Sign Dedication July 14, exactly 150 years after General John Hunt Morgan and his Raiders swept through the county stealing food, weapons, horses, money and burning bridges, leaving behind eyewitness accounts from county residents and their now famous footprints in Civil War history. National, state and local dignitaries, along with dozens of historical and civic groups members and county residents participated in an afternoon of activities that included a soldout historical tour of Morgan’s Raiders local sites, sign dedications in Miamiville and Williamsburg before ending with a trail sign dedication reception at Harmony Hill, homestead of the father of Clermont County and Williamsburg founder, General William Lytle. Miami Township Trustee Mary Makley Wolff headed the dedication of two signs located at the side of the bike trail near Village Market in Miamiville, one

for the “Fighting at the Bridges” and the other for the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail. She thanked those who gathered for the ceremony, including 52 passengers from the Morgan’s Raiders Heritage Trail bus tour. Croswell Bus Co. donated use of the bus while Terri Daugherty, member of the Clermont County Civil War Commemorative Committee, served as hostess and Rick Crawford, county historian, planning committee member and historical tour guide, shared his knowledge of what transpired during Morgan’s two-day sweep July 14 and July 15, 1863. Upon receiving warning of Morgan’s menacing advance, many villagers and those living in the countryside hid or buried valuables while one woman hid horses in her parlor knowing Confederate gentleman would decline entering a lady’s domain, Crawford told the tour group. “People are still finding things buried along Morgan’s route through our county,” Crawford said. In Williamsburg, Mayor Mary Ann Lefker read a proclamation commemorating Morgan’s

stop in the village. She also participated in unveiling the sign installed in her village across Ohio 276 from the Croswell Bus Co. The concluding Morgan Raid Heritage Trail Sign Dedication/ Reception at Harmony Hill featured a flag raising by Williamsburg Boy Scout Troop 348, singing of the “Star Spangled Banner” by Stephanie Williford, speeches by Clermont County Civil War Commemorative Committee Chair Harold Paddock, county Commissioner Bob Proud, Williamsburg Harmony Hill Association President Lucy Snell, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Member Kerry Langdon, singing of the “Battle Hymn of the Republic by the Williamsburg Community Choir, and the reciting of the Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln re-enactor Jim Crabtree. Organizations involved in the day’s activities also included: Village of Willliamsburg, Williamsburg Fire & Life Squad, Williamsburg Police Department, American Legion Post 288 and Ohio Historical Society. See more photos from the event at http://cin.ci/13nqJsu

Miami Township Trustee Mary Makley Wolff welcomes the Morgan’s Raiders historical tour bus passengers to the dedication of two historical markers along the bike trail in Miamiville. The historical tour, led by Clermont County historian Rick Crawford, and marker dedication were part of the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Morgan’s Raiders invasion of Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio during the Civil War. Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and his men spent two days in Clermont County July 14 and July 15, 1863. Miami Township’s markers along the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail in Miamiville describes Morgan’s skirmish at the bridges and the derailment of the Kilgour train. SHARON BRUMAGEM/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Williamsburg Mayor Mary Ann Lefker reads a proclamation commemorating the 150th anniversary of Morgan’s Raiders sweep through Clermont County July 14 and July 15, 1863 at the site of a Morgan Raid Heritage Trail Sign along Main Street (Ohio 133) Sunday, July 14. The proclamation and uncovering of the sign were part of the Morgan Raid Heritage Trail Sign Dedication Ceremony Program that took place at several site throughout the county. SHARON BRUMAGEM/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Clermont County Commissioner Bob Proud, honorary co-chair of the Clermont County Civil War Commemorative Committee, greets President Abraham Lincoln ((Jim Crabtree) at the July 14 Morgan Raid Heritage Trail Sign Dedication reception at Harmony Hill in Williamsburg. SHARON BRUMAGEM/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Jeffery Schlueter, left, and Tommy Barth, members of Williamsburg Boy Scout Troop 84, raise the flag at the Morgan Raid Heritage Trail Sign Dedication reception hosted by the Williamsburg Harmony Hill Association and Clermont County Historical Society at Harmony Hill. SHARON BRUMAGEM/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS


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Cucumbers are ready, time to make pickles see Dr. Sipple. He has been helping her. She has had back problems for several years. It seems she needs to go see him every couple of months. I was talking to Mike at the Boars Head Bait Shop in Afton. He said the last crappie tournament the weigh in was better than the last one before. The winner this time had over 5 pounds and the big crappie weighed over 1 pound. That is a good fish. I imagine this fall the fishing will be extra good. The black raspberries have quit producing. We had a good crop this year. It looks like we will have a good supply of plants to sell. The plants we have to sell will produce berries next year, so give us a call. We can dig the plants any time. The garden is doing OK. We are getting plenty of cucumbers. Ruth Ann made a batch of lime pickles and she is now making a batch of bread and butter pickles. She will put the receipt in this article. The lime pickles are real crisp. The others aren’t as crisp but still good. They will make for good eating this winter when there is snow on the ground and it is cold. The tomatoes are slow to ripen this year due to the rain and then the hot sun, but they will be good when they do ripen. The little yellow tomatoes are doing good. Here are the pickle recipes.

VETERANS CORNER The Veterans Service Commission was born in the year 1886. Following the Civil War, the nation was in a depression with little work. Soldiers, both Blue and Gray, were very hard pressed to make a living for their families, for those disabled, almost impossible. Our forefathers had the insight and knowledge to know something had to be done. A property tax and pension became the order of the day. Basically, there has been no change. We still have the property tax and a pension from our government. Other than inflation and the value of money, things are as they were in 1886. Even the wounds received by our soldiers are much the same. The Bible says there will be wars and rumors of wars all through our history, whether it be here or on some foreign soil. We all must take care of our men and women serving in our armed services. They protect our rights, our freedoms and our way of life. The staff at the Clermont County Veterans Service Commission wish to remember all fallen comrades this Memorial Day. The day set aside to honor those who have given their all and family members for their pain and sacrifice so that our flag can fly over our capitol buildings, schools, churches, homes and all the other places Old Glory flies symbolizing our nation’s freedoms.

Howard Daugherty is the executive director of the Clermont County Veterans Services Commission.

Lime Pickles 7 pounds of cucumbers sliced crosswise 1 cup Mrs. Wages Pickling Lime 2 gallons water. Soak clean cucumbers in water and lime mixture in crockery or enamel ware for two hours or overnight. Do not use aluminum ware. Remove sliced cucumbers from lime water, discard lime water, rinse three times in fresh cold water. Soak three hours in fresh ice water. Combine 8 cups distilled white vinegar, 5 percent acidity, 8 cups sugar, 1 tablespoon pickling salt (optional), 2 teaspoons mixed pickling spices. We add several drops of green food coloring to make them a pretty green. Bring to a low boil stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove syrup from heat and add cucumber slices. Soak 5 to 6 hours or overnight. Boil slices in the syrup 35 minutes. Fill sterilized jars with hot slices. Pour hot syrup over the slices, leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Cap each jar when filled. Process pints 10 minutes, quarts 15 minutes, in a boiling water bath canner. Bread and Butter pickles 1 gallon sliced cucumbers not pealed, mixed with1/2 cup salt, and bury in cracked ice. Cover with weight, let stand three hours, then drain. Syrup: 5 cups sugar, 1

teaspoon celery seed, 4 cups vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon mustard seed , 1-1/2 teaspoon tumerick, 1 cup water. Pour over pickles and place over heat and stir occasionally. Heat mixture to scalding, but do not boil. Pack in steril-

ized jars. Pour syrup over pickles and put the lids on to seal. This recipe does not say to process in boiling water bath.

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Sean Cole, Montgomery, alter, 6457 Peggy Drive, Goshen Township. Joseph Melzer, Goshen, alter, 6804 Goshen Road, Goshen Township. Todd Shafer, Goshen, pool, 1781 Woodsong, Goshen Township. Heartland Investors, Cincinnati, alter, 1785 Ohio 28, Goshen Township. Zachery Means, Williamsburg, addition, 3764 Jackson Pike, Jackson Township, $10,000. Howerton Construction Inc., Felicity, demolition, 4962 Monterey Maple Grove, Jackson Township; demolition, 5235 Burdsall. Hitt Mans Electric, Batavia, alter, 5666 Sally St., Miami Township. People Working Cooperatively, Cincinnati, HVAC, 969 Ohio 28,

Miami Township. Logan Services, Fairfield, HVAC, 1282 Michael Lane, Miami Township. Willis One Hour Heat & Air, HVAC, 6691 Raes Creek Court, Miami Township. Jack H. Wieland Builders, Fairfield, new, 1016 Bridle Path, Miami Township, $400,000. Al Fangman Inc., Cincinnati, water line, 6557 Clearfield, Miami Township. KW Plumbing, Covington, KY, miscellaneous work, 145 Mound St., Milford City. Mildred Hammons, Batavia, HVAC, 5023 Ohio 132, Stonelick Township. Help Plumbing Heat & Air, Cincinnati, alter, 2222 Whitmer Road, Stonelick Township.

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SA Comunale, Cincinnati, fire suppression-Family Dollar Store, 1257 Ohio 28, Miami Township. DBA of Ohio Inc., Loveland, alter-Milford Christian Academy, 1365 Woodville Pike, Miami Township. Schweitzer Brothers, Milford, alter, 5767 Wolfpen Pleasant Hill, Miami Township, $19,663. Child Focus, Batavia, alter, 463 S. Broadway, Owensville Village. Stanley Security Solutions, Cincinnati, fire alarm, 5327 Newtonsville Hutchinson, Stonelick Township. Clermont County Agricultural Society, Owensville, tentsfairgrounds, Locust Street, Stonelick Township. Miami Rifle & Pistol Club, Batavia, site development, 5462 Stonelick Williams Corner, Stonelick Township.

RELIGION First Baptist Church of Mount Repose

Nationally-known outdoorsman, recording artist and speaker Tony Bolton is coming to the church for a family event from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m Aug. 24. There will be prizes, games for the children and archery competition for adults, followed by a message from Bolton. The church is at 6088 Branch Hill Guinea Pike, Milford; 5751121.

Loveland Presbyterian Church

Worship times are: Sunday School 9:15 a.m. to 10 a.m.; Worship 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Fellowship 11:30 a.m. Sunday School is for all ages. Youth Group for grades seven to 12 meets monthly and conducts fundraisers for their activities. The church is at 360 Robin, Loveland; 683-2525; lovelandpresbyterian@gmail.com; http://bit.ly/10Kt65D.

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ABOUT RELIGION Religion news is published at no charge on a spaceavailable basis. Items must be to our office no later than 4 p.m. Wednesday, for possible consideration in the following edition. » E-mail announcements to areeves@communitypress.com, with “Religion” in the subject line. » Fax to 248-1938. Call 248-8600. » Mail to: Community Press, Attention: Andrea Reeves, Religion news, 394 Wards Corner Road, Suite 170, Loveland, Ohio 45140. offers Classic Tradition, a traditional worship experience where people can connect to God through a Bible-based message, times of prayer and choral music. The church is at 10975 S. Lebanon Road, Loveland; 683-1738;www.lovelandumc.org .

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Members will host the fifth annual Car Show at the ‘Corner Saturday, July 27. This show is also known as The Larry Cooper Memorial.

Vehicle registration is free from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. with awards being handed out at 1 p.m. Awards include Best of Show, Pastor’s Choice, Top 20 and Show and Shine Award. Dash plaques go to the first 50 registered, goody bags to the first 100 registered and door prizes for registered car owners. Great oldies music, food with lots of homemade desserts and ice cold beverages will be available. New this year is a vendor area. The church is at 6162 Ohio 132, Goshen; 513-288-1977.

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POLICE REPORTS MIAMI TOWNSHIP Arrests/citations Paul Plavsic Jr., 30, 6273 Branch Hill Guinea Pike, assault, July 3. Juvenile, 16, underage consumption, July 4. Juvenile, 17, theft, July 4. Travis R. Battig, 27, 517 Brandon Ave., drug instrument, July 4. Lauren J. Hoffman, 18, 6566 Windfield Court, underage consumption, July 6. Milton R. Ralios, 26, driving under influence, open container, no drivers license, July 6. Angela Herndon, 37, 5130 Sugar Camp, domestic violence, July 6. Christopher T. Herndon, 37, 5130 Sugar Camp, domestic violence, July 6. Kathryn D. Hills, 27, 6389 Mueller Lake, driving under influence, open container, July 8.

Incidents/investigations Assault Female was assaulted at 6273 Branch Hill Guinea Pike, July 2. Breaking and entering Laptop, projector, etc. taken from Potter Hill Homes; $2,399 at 5400 Dupont Circle No. J, July 1. Laptop, radios, etc. taken from office of American Land Survey; $2,350 at 200 Techne Center, July 1. Burglary X-box and games taken; $900 at 1257 Ohio 50, July 2. Silver flatware set taken; $2,500 at 945 O’Bannonville, July 3. Criminal damage Garage door damaged at 5722 Linda Way, July 2. Door frame damaged at 6966 Ohio 48, July 2. Domestic violence At Sugarcamp Road, July 6. Fraud Female stated ID used with no authorization at 1244 Rosetree Drive, July 8. Misuse of credit card Male stated card used with no authorization at 1386 Redbird, July 1. Rape At 5600 block of Mellie Ave., July 5. Robbery Male reported offense at ATM at PNC Bank; $100 at LovelandMiamiville, July 1. Theft Interlock system taken from vehicle; $500 at 5809 Mount Vernon, July 1. Hula hoops, etc. taken from vehicle; $690 at 935 Murle Lane, July 1. Bike taken from outside Meijer at Ohio 28, July 2. Gasoline not paid for at United Dairy Farmers; $38 at Oh 50, July 2. Gasoline not paid for at United Dairy Farmers; $100 at Ohio 50, July 2. Sunglasses taken form Meijer; $15 at Ohio 28, July 2. Razor, etc. taken from Meijer at Ohio 28, July 4. Trading cards taken from Meijer; $30 at Ohio 28, July 4. Handgun taken at 5895 Eastern Ave., July 5. Backpack taken from vehicle at Kroger at Ohio 28, July 7. Unlawful sexual conduct with minor, illegal use of juvenile in

ABOUT POLICE REPORTS 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 nude oriented material At 5900 block of Meadow Creek, July 1.

MILFORD Arrests/citations Jennifer Behrens, 25, 5491 Glengate, contempt of court, July 9. Kenna J. Shull, 50, 556 5Th St., driving under influence, July 9. Daniel A. Young Jr., 26, 4471 Eastwood No. 18301, theft, July 10. Jacob L. Smith, 24, 820 Milford Vista, warrant, July 11. James R. Smith, 22, 5823 Baas Road, contempt of court, July 11. Jerry L. Allen, 36, 206 Elm St., warrant, July 12. Bobby Bullock, 18, 2754 Old Ohio 32, robbery, July 13. Brittany Robbins, 22, 15875 Moon Road, expired license plates, July 14.

Incidents/investigations Breaking and entering Cash taken from safe at Great Clips at 818 Main St., July 8. Criminal damage Side of vehicle keyed at 991 Lila Ave., July 8. Criminal mischief

Wiring, etc. tampered with on boat at 927 Mohawk Trail, July 8. Fraud Male stated ID used with no authorization at 601 Edgecombe Drive No. 9, July 8. Robbery Shoplifters reported fighting with security at Walmart at Chamber Drive, July 12. Theft Laptop taken from vehicle at Quaker Steak & Lube at Chamber Drive, July 8. Gasoline not paid for at United Dairy Farmers at 100 Chamber Drive, July 8. Money taken from vehicle; $4,500 at Chateau Place, July 9. Purse taken at St. Andrews bingo at Main Street, July 9. Gasoline not paid for at United Dairy Farmers at Chamber Drive, July 10. Merchandise taken from Walmart at 201 Chamber Drive, July 10. Phone taken from vehicle at 91 Lila Ave., July 11. DVDs taken from Walmart at Chamber Drive, July 11. Gasoline not paid for at United Dairy Farmers at Chamber Drive, July 12.

Arrests/citations Juvenile, 17, tampering with evidence, marijuana possession, resisting arrest, underage consumption. Juvenile, 16, marijuana possession, illegal manufacture of drugs or cultivation.

Incidents/investigations Breaking and entering At 1515 Fay Road, July 2. Criminal damage At O’Bannon Bluff at Silver Creek, July 4. At 5766 Deerfield, July 5. At 6710 Smith Road, July 7. Criminal trespass At 1338 Cross Creek, July 6. Disorder At 502 Parkwood, July 5. At 127 Park Ave., July 5. At 1551 Buckboard, July 6. At 7085 Thompson Road, July 6. At 1785 Ohio 28, July 6. At 6088 Marsh Circle, July 7. Dispute At 71 Melody Lane, July 3. At 194 Lakeshore Court, July 7. Drug activity At 145 Holly, July 4. Theft At 1386 Ohio 28 No. J, July 2. At 1864 Main St., July 2. At 6471 Springhouse, July 2. At 1785 Ohio 28 No. 35A, July 4. At 6525 Jo Ellen, July 5.

CLERMONT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Arrests/citations Juvenile, 16, offenses involving underage persons - underage consume beer intoxicating

liquor at U.S. 50, Owensville, July 8. Dawn Faye Godbey, 37, 2381 Ohio 131, Goshen, domestic violence - knowingly cause physical harm at 2381 Ohio 131, Goshen, July 8. Jennifer Sue Bogart, 37, lka 1627 U.S. 50, Batavia, illegal conveyance of drugs of abuse detention mental health facility, selling, purchasing, distributing, or delivering dangerous drugs - possess at 4700 Filager Road, Batavia, July 10. Tonya Ann Criscillis, 39, 980 Ohio 131, Milford, fugitive from justice at 4700 Filager Road, Batavia, July 10. Ashley N. Schneider, 27, 311 West 20th St., Covington, receiving stolen property at 2719 Jackson Pike, Batavia, July 14. Lori A. Marcum, 42, 5701 Cromley Drive, Milford, possession of drugs at Stonelick Williams Corner/Wild Rose, Batavia, July 13. Bryan Matthew Cox, 27, 4333 Park Road, Fayetteville, criminal trespass, theft at 2118 Hwy. 50, Batavia, July 13. Frank Walter Rummel, 29, 3059 Ohio 131, Fayetteville, criminal trespass, theft at 2118 Hwy. 50, Batavia, July 13. Janice Starr Seibert, 67, 6187 Ohio 133, Goshen, domestic violence - cause belief of imminent physical harm by threat or force at 6187 Ohio 133, Goshen, July 13. Denver Seaman, 43, 6218 Newtonsville Road, Goshen, endangering children at 6218

Newtonsville Road, Goshen, July 14.

Incidents/investigations Assault At 6564 Ohio 133, Goshen, July 9. Criminal trespass At 2118 Hwy. 50, Batavia, July 13. Domestic violence - cause belief of imminent physical harm by threat or force At Ohio 133, Goshen, July 13. Domestic violence knowingly cause physical harm At Ohio 131, Goshen, July 8. Endangering children At 6218 Newtonsville Road, Goshen, July 14. Identity fraud At 36 Sutton Lane, Goshen, July 9. At 4912 Benton Road, Batavia, July 13. Misuse of credit card At 882 Wright St., Newtonsville, July 12. Offenses involving underage persons underage consume beer intoxicating liquor At 2500 U.S. 50, Owensville, July 8. Receiving stolen property At 2719 Jackson Pike, Batavia, July 12. Theft At 6035 Ohio 133, Goshen, July 14. At 2118 Hwy. 50, Batavia, July 13. At 2118 Hwy. 50, Batavia, July 8.

PUBLIC NOTICE TO LOW INCOME RENTERS The CLERMONT METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY will be accepting applications for the SECTION 8 (HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER) waiting list starting AUGUST 1, 2013 AT 12:00 NOON . The list will remain open until full. Applicants may fill out a pre-application online at the Authority’s website www.clermontmha.org. Applications are only available online and will not be accepted at the Authority’s administrative offices. Pre-Applications must be properly completed and will only be accepted if the family composition and income are within HUD guidelines. Questions…please phone 513-732-6010. Equal Opportunity Employer Equal Housing Opportunity INVITATION TO BID A sealed bid for the Water Treatment Plant - Generator Project for the City of Milford, Ohio will be received at 745 Center Street, Milford, OH 45150, until August 8th , 2013 at 11:00 AM local time. All bids must be properly labeled and received at the administrative offices of the City of Milford. The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined the following locations: City of Milford 745 Center Street, Suite 200 Milford, OH 45150 (513) 831-4192 Brandstetter Carroll Inc. 308 E. Eighth Street Cincinnati, OH 45202 (513) 651-4224 Allied Construction Industries 3 Kovach Drive Cincinnati, OH 45215 F.W. Dodge 7265 Kenwood Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45236

The following Storfrom unit(s) age Stronghold of Eastgate will be sold at public auction by Don Bates Auctioneers, at 758 Old State Route 74, Cincinnati Ohio 45245 on Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. and will continue until all units are sold. The unit numbers, names and last known addresses are as follows: Unit #53 and 139, Nicole Donohoo, 4502 Eva Lane. Cincinnati, OH 45103; Unit #182, Andrew Kendrick, 3A Cedar Court, Lebanon, OH 45036; Unit #364, William Davenport, 117 Queens OH Milford, Road, 45150; Unit #314, James Cress, 2755 State Route 132 Lot 202, New Richmond, Unit 45157; OH #228, Melissa Amato, 803 Diane Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45245. 1001771600

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Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS, full sets only, may be obtained at Key Blue Prints for a non-refundable payment of Twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for each set of documents. Shipping and delivery costs are additional. Key Blue Prints Cincinnati contact information: 411 Elliott Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45215 Phone: 513-821-2111 Fax: 513-821-6333 Bidding questions may be directed to Joe Dillon, Brandstetter Carroll Inc. at 513-618-8909. Each bidder is required to furnish with its proposal, a Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond in accordance with Section 153.54 of the Ohio Revised Code. Bid security furnished in Bond form, shall be issued by a Surety Company or Corporation licensed in the State of Ohio to provide said surety. Each proposal must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the proposal and all persons interested therein. Each bidder must submit evidence of its experiences on projects of similar size and complexity, and a complete listing of all subcontractors to be used. All contractors and subcontractors involved with the project will, to the extent practicable use Ohio Products, materials, services, and labor in the implementation of their project. Additionally, contractor compliance with the equal employment opportunity requirements of Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 123, the Governor’s Executive Order of 1972, and Governor’s Executive Order 84-9 shall be required. The Contractor must comply with the Prevailing Wage Rates on Public Improvements in Hamilton/Clermont County and the City of Milford, Ohio as determined by the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, Wage and Hour Division. The right is reserved by the OWNER to reject any or all bids, and to waive any informality in bids received and to accept any bid which is deemed to be the lowest and best bid. No BIDDER may withdraw his BID for a period of sixty (60) days after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of the bids. Publish:Milford-Miami Advertiser July 17 and July 24, 2013 0979

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DEATHS Ruth Bolton Ruth C. Bolton, 84, died July 15. Survived by daughters Brenda (Jack) Young, Donna (Michael) Parcell, Sharon (Fred) Holeischer; grandchildren Dennis, Bryan, Julie. Preceded in death by siblings Junior, Russell, Genevia, Louise, Nelson, Evelyn, Eugene. Services were July 22 at Evans Funeral Home.

Charles Cleveland Charles Otis Cleveland, 69, Goshen, died July 13. He worked in hospital maintenance. He was a veteran. Survived by companion Barbara Smith; children Chuck Cleveland, Tara Vance, James, Jason (Alicia) Smith; grandchildren Whitney Payne, Shykayla Jones, Samantha Smith; great-grandchild Avian Payne; sister Elenor Lindsey; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents Charles, Osie Cleveland, daughter Shauna Cleveland, siblings Ferrell, Roy, Vineta, Kathleen, Talmadge Johnson, Asa Kiser. Services were July 19 at Tufts Schildmeyer Family Funeral Home. Memorials to: Hospice of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 45263.

Robert Doty Robert Theron Doty, North Myrtle Beach, formerly of Cincinnati, died July 13. He was a mechanical engineer who worked for General Electric for 28 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II who served at the invasion of Normandy. Survived by wife Isabelle Doty; daughter Stacy Doty. Preceded in death by son Terry Doty. Arrangements by Lee Funeral Home. Memorials to: Southern Care Hospice Inc., 9250 Highway 17 Bypass, Building A, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576.

Robert Hansel Robert Anthony Hansel, 86, Milford, died July 15. He worked for General Electric. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survived by wife Eileen Lackman Hansel; children Sandy (Gary) Henseon, Doug Hansel, Karen (David) Stephenson, Jill (Rick) Gibson; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by brother Jack Hansel. Services were July 18 at St. Andrew Church. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home. Memorials to: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church Building Fund, 5890

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Edward Lowe Edward D. Lowe, 76, Milford, died July 15. He was a printing technician for Borden Chemical. He was a Navy veteran of Vietnam. Survived by wife Nancy Lowe; daughters Jean (Marty) Harig, Theresa (Dave) Howard, Michelle (Richard) Cotton; grandchildren David, Samantha Howard, Branden, Shane Neeley, Anthony Cotton. Services were July 18 at Evans Funeral Home.

Beverly Mullins Beverly Sue Mullins, 62, Wayne Township, died July 12. She was a registered nurse. Survived by husband Michael Betscher; children Scott (Chera) Osborne, Vieri (Brianna) Tenuta; grandchildren Jack Osborne, Grayson Greene, Aria Tenuta; father Randolph Mullins; sisters Darlene (David) Schlaghack, Lisa (Damon) Mullins-Thompson; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by mother Juanita Bryant Mullins, siblings Jerry, Robin Mullins. Services were July 18 at Evans Funeral Home.

Charles Roudebush Charles C. Roudebush, 98, Milford, died June 13. He was an accountant, working for Goodyear, Haskins & Sells and Scripps-Howard. He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific, served in the Army Reserves, retiring as a lieutenant colonel, and was member of the Milford First United Methodist Church, a member and treasurer of the Greater Milford Historical Society, and Roudebush treasurer of Terrace Park Country Club. Survived by nephews William, Richard, Charles (Judy) Roudebush; numerous great-nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents William, Susan Campbell Roudebush, siblings William, Katherine Roudebush, nephew Robert Roudebush. Services are 11 a.m. Friday, July 26, at Milford First United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Craver-Riggs Funeral Home. Memorials to the Milford First

United Methodist Church endowment fund.

Nicholas Shundich Nicholas Shundich, 82, died July 12. He was a trust officer for US Bank. He was an Army veteran of Korea. Survived by wife Rosella Heinz Shundich; children Lorri, Rebecca, Steven Shundich, Jennifer (John) McGillicuddy; grandchildren Sean, Erin McGillicuddy. Preceded in death by siblings Peter, Mirka Shundich. Services were July 18 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home. Memorials to: Peaslee Neighborhood Center, 215 E. 14th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202.

Albert Siegrist Albert Robert Siegrist, 87, Milford, died July 18. He was a mathematics professor at the University of Cincinnati. Survived by children Albert C., Jennifer Siegrist, Elesa Lebanz; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Preceded in death by wife Marjel Siegrist. Services were July 20 at Evans Funeral Home. Memorials to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens.

Betty Lou Troxell Betty Lou Troxell, 73, Goshen, died July 3. She was a homemaker. Survived by children Michael (Linda), Sherri, Johnny Troxell, Kathy (Ronnie) Knox, LuAnn Kozloski, Peggy (Bill) Pitman; grandchildren Sarahm Elizabeth, Miles, Emily, Jamie, Josh, Alison, Seth, Tyler, Zachary, John Paul; greatgrandchildren Braydon, Jesse, Aniston, Wyatt, Alexis; siblings Dessel, Chlora, Charlie, Ina; friend Chester Tipton; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husbands Jesse Troxell, Thomas Hembree, grandchildren Jennifer, Dylan, Chad, siblings Jean, James Cook. Services were July 8 at Evans Funeral Home.

Martha Walters Martha Gail Walters, 69, Milford, died July 7. She worked for Forest Pharmaceuticals for 15 years. Survived by husband Ray Walters; daughters Brenda, Cathy Walters; granddaughter, Shaina Fricker; brother Phil Lane; nephews Drue, Jason, Nate Lane, nieces, Hayley, Mackenna, Lilly Lane. Services were July 11 at Evans Funeral Home. Memorials to: Alzheimer’s Association, 644 Linn St., Suite 1026, Cincinnati OH 45203.

Clermont County real estate transfer information is provided as a public service by the office of Clermont County Auditor Linda L. Fraley.

GOSHEN TOWNSHIP

2012 Cameron, Randal & Kathleen Roy to American Homes 4 Rent Properties Five LLC 0.1100 acre $116,250. 1299 Cross Creek Drive, Ida S. Mattson to Deborah Morisky 0.2410 acre $147,500. Lot 2 Gibbs Road, Adam & Christine Mouch to Alex & Colleen Petrovsky 5.0010 acre $30,000. 1330 Gibson Road, Sonya & Daniel Berkebile Jr. to Karen Pobar acre $128,500. 6078 Marsh Circle, Robert Bowling II to American Homes 4 Rent Properties Five LLC 0.1102 acre $120,000. 1209 Obannon Creek Lane, Margaret Wolfe, trustee to Tracy & Crysta Fletcher 0.4590 acre $315,000. 6577 Ohio 132, Jeffrey & Keri Shelton to Thomas & Charnelle Halsey 1.0800 acre $135,000. 5111 Wedgeway Drive, James & Ann Kurtz to Robert Watson Bowling Jr. 0.8880 acre $199,900.

JACKSON TOWNSHIP

Lot 5 Freedom Trail, Merle & Janice Newberry to T.L.C. Construction & Design, 5.0590 acre, $35,000. 2010 Louie Lane, Dale Lee Wabnitz to Andrew & Hilda Willig, 5.5500 acre, $55,000. 3384 U.S. Hwy. Rt. 50, Richard Highley & Barbara Kaminski to Carol Kidd, 1.0000 acre, $96,500.

MIAMI TOWNSHIP

246 Apache Trail, Erik & Cara Hamre to Jeffrey Anderson, 1.4700 acre, $155,000. 6104 Balsam Drive, David & Priscilla Elzey to James & Victoria Sears, 0.3090 acre, $264,000. 1320 Bedfordshire Drive, Shawn & Holly Baker to Richard Jessup & Beverly Simmons, 0.6900 acre, $326,000. 6367 Branch Hill Miamiville Road, Eileen Burns to Amanda Lemieux, 1.1400 acre, $52,400. 6082 Bridgehaven Drive, Mary Kessler to Shawn & Holly Baker, $163,000. 6554 Clearfield Court, Sarah Gibson to Brad & Amanda Gramke, trustees, 0.6710 acre, $295,000. 6261 Deerhaven Lane, Leah & Jeffrey West to Benjamin & Anne Voohorst,

0.7260 acre, $220,000. 700 Dundee Drive, James & Patricia Montag to Gerard Graves & Elizabeth Meadows, 1.7490 acre, $255,000. 1204 E. Glen Echo Lane, Paul & Kelly Sullivan to Jeff Chandler, 0.2410 acre, $211,000. 1104 Hayward Circle, Jose Bonner to Brooke & Matthew Bowlin, 0.2938 acre, $199,900. 952 Hidden Ridge Drive, Daniel & Cindy Houmes to Robin Beckman, 1.7130 acre, $270,000. 5538 Kay Drive, Douglas & Amy Kramer to Gregory & Diana Norvell, 0.8500 acre, $190,000. 587 Lodgepole Drive, Kristen & Brian Metzger to Jason & Juliann Lain, 0.6730 acre, $367,500. 5659 McCormick Trail, Greycliff Development LLC to Fischer Single Family Homes LLC, 0.3482 acre, $58,000. 5596 Mount Zion Road, Louis & Lavonne Violett to Donald & Paula Stanton, 0.9300 acre, $206,000. 6390 Mueller Lakes Lane, Brian & Mary Ann Tholke to Pat & Leann Sugrue, 0.5660 acre, $299,000. 801 North Berwick Ave., Marilyn Louise Hobbs to Jack DeMasters, acre, $155,000. 5776 Oakleaf Drive, Philip Codding to Caryn Crockett, 0.5600 acre, $132,500. 1330 Prayview Court, Crissy Wolfe to Chad & Kimberly Lynn, 0.4700 acre, $182,500. 1110 Rainbow Trail, Timothy & Pamela Rhome to Joshua & Jessica Holland, 0.4600 acre, $161,000. 6333 South Devonshire Drive, Laura & Steven Causby to Ryan & Kimberly Chamberlin, 0.4980 acre, $250,000. 304 Traverse Creek Drive, Charles & Eleanor Noe to Sharon & Eugene Schleyer, $135,000. 6234 Whileway Drive, Kenneth & Michelle Moran to Brian & Christine Kennedy, 0.6090 acre, $350,000. 322 Whispering Pines Drive, David & Victoria Hammerly to Michael & Elizabeth Rezman, 0.5320 acre, $495,000. 5647 Wittmer Meadows Drive, Maronda Homes of Cincinnati LLC to Allen & Amanda White, 0.2975 acre, $225,590. 5642 Wittmer Meadows Drive, Maronda Homes of Cincinnati LLC to Kenneth & Keeley Lynch, 0.4473 acre, $235,000.

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