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Elder quarterback Mark Miller drops back to pass in the second quarter during Elder’s 17-14 win over St. Xavier Nov. 21 at Nippert Stadium. See more on the game on A7

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Flooded residents wait to move

By Heidi Fallon

Judy Flaig is one of at least eight Rapid Run Road residents itching to pack her bags. Nine homes stretching from 5609 to 5637 Rapid Run Road are slated to be bought, razed and turned into wetlands. The homes have habitual flooding during heavy rains that Metropolitan Sewer District officials have deemed too costly to fix. With combined funds of $994,550 from the federal government and $332,000 from MSD, homeowners will be offered a buy-out. Bob Bass, Delhi Township public works director, said the process will be similar to when homes in the Glenroy and Shroyer drives area were bought and torn down because of severe drainage issues. Flaig and her neighbor, Doug Lynch, said they are waiting for the next step, which will be property appraisals. “They said we’d be offered fair market value and if we don’t agree with the offer, we can hire our own appraisers,” Flaig said. “I can’t wait to start packing.” Homeowners like Lynch and Flaig have been living in a limbo of sorts since the 2003 HEIDI FALLON/STAFF

Rapid Run Road neighbors Judy Flaig and Doug Lynch look at photos of the damage caused by the 2003 flood on their street.

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David Flaig stands knee deep in a mixture of mud and sewage that ruined his car and garage door after the 2003 flood on Rapid Run Road.

flood ravaged their homes on Mother’s Day. “We were told not to fix anything so we didn’t,” Lynch said, “other than replacing furnaces, hot water heaters and things like that.” That 2003 flood destroyed vehicles in each of their garages, ruined appliances, furnaces and possessions stored in basements. “There was sewage and mud and water and it was a mess,” Flaig said. Flaig and her husband, David, moved to their Rapid Run Road home in 1988, unaware the area was prone to flooding. Ten years before that, Lynch said a flood caused just as much or more damage. Lynch has lived on Rapid Run Road most

of his life, first with his parents, and now a couple of homes up from Flaig. “I really don’t want to move and it took some convincing for my parents. I really wish they had found a way to fix the problem,” Lynch said. “But, we can’t keep living like this.” Both residents said they hope to stay in the immediate area once they move. Bass said no resident will be forced to participate in the buy out which will not cost the township any money. Bass said it’s likely the township will apply for a second grant to continue the program involving another 13 houses further east.

Robben will doff hat for honor By Heidi Fallon

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George Robben will likely leave his signature cap at home, opting for more formal attire when he’s honored by the Delhi Historical Society Sunday, Dec. 6. Robben and his family’s Robben Florists and Garden Center will be at the head table for the society’s 13th annual holiday party. Selecting Robben for its Floral Paradise award wasn’t difficult, said Peg Schmidt, society member. “He has and continues to do so much for the community,” she said. “His entire family has been so involved in helping Delhi live up to its Floral Paradise heritage.” Robben, who jokes he’s 81 going on 18, grew up on the family’s 50-acre farm learning all about growing as he grew. Back then, he said, they relied on horses to plow the fields that were later converted to green-


George Robben is right at home on the front porch of the Delhi Historical Society Farm House, having grown up on his family’s 50-acre township farm. houses. Robben began taking an active role in the then blooming family business when he returned from serving in Korea, including being a part of the infamous Pork Chop Hill battle. “The military is my second love,” he said, casting his blue

eyes toward his wife, Carolyn. The couple has been married 53 years and have five children and 10 grandchildren. Semi-retired now, and Robben is quick to stress the semi part, he continues to be a willing speaker, particularly to school groups, about the military.

The Delhi Historical Society 13th annual holiday party begins at 6 p.m. with a reception and silent auction at the College of Mount St. Joseph Fifth Third Bank Hall. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $60 per person and $75 for individual patrons. Proceeds go to supporting society programs and preservation efforts. Reservations are due by Nov. 30. Can’t make the dinner, but want to get in on the fun anyway? Chances for the $500 Christmas cash raffle are available. Call 451-4313. He also can be spotted at the gazebo on Delhi Road that his family donated, watering plants and sweeping up litter. “I’m honored to be named for the award,” Robben said. “It will be an exciting night.” Even if Carolyn won’t let him wear his cap with the robin perched on top.

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November 18, 2009

Oak Hills begins fundraising campaign Businesses in Delhi usher in Christmas season By Kurt Backscheider

By Heidi Fallon

Jack Ryan will be leading the annual Delhi Business Association’s Christmas parade down the pike Saturday, Dec. 5. Ryan, one of the founders of the business group, is this year’s parade grand marshal. “I’m honored,” Ryan said, “but there are a whole lot of people, like John Sagel, who helped get the organization going 20 years ago.” Ryan will take his seat

as the parade begins at 10 a.m. down Delhi Road. Russ Brown, association parade chairman, said there are two new floats this year, along with the traditional array of scout troops, community groups and organizations. “This is really the kickoff to our retail season for business on the pike,” Brown said. “It really celebrates Christmas in Delhi.” Anyone wanting to get in on the fun or for more information, can call Brown at 451-5957.

Oak Hills High School recently launched a new fundraising campaign in conjunction with the school’s 50th anniversary year. The high school opened in 1959, and students and staff have been celebrating the school’s anniversary with a variety of events throughout the year. Emily Buckley, coordinator of development for Oak Hills, said the new $50 for 50 campaign is a way for Oak Hills alumni, parents and community members to support the school for the next 50 years. “We decided this campaign would be a great way to get people more engaged

in donating money to Oak Hills, and we’re really hoping we can engage some of the younger donors,” she said. She said the $50 donation – $1 for each year the school has been open – is tax deductible. Proceeds from the fundraising campaign will be equally divided among the performing and vocal arts, athletics and visual arts programs at the high school, Buckley said. “People tend to think everything goes to athletics, but this is being divided among several of the high

school’s student programs,” she said. Everyone who donates $50 will receive a commemorative print featuring Oak Hills building photos from

the past and present, she said. The color print is 12 inches by 36 inches and suitable for framing. Buckley said the campaign will run throughout this school year. District residents should soon receive literature in the mail explaining the fundraiser and seeking contributions. Those interested in making a $50 contribution are asked to mail donations to the attention of Emily C. Buckley, Oak Hills Administrative Office, 6325 Rapid Run Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45233. Checks should be made payable to: Alumni Association 50th.

At death they parted – for a day The only day Joseph and Laura Presutto spent apart in their 61 years of marriage was Monday, the day between their deaths. “They have been inseparable for that entire time,” Donna Presutto said of her parents. Laura Presutto died Sunday. Husband Joseph died Tuesday. Both were 86. “It was definitely a love story,” said Brenda Orlando, their nurse at Mercy Franciscan at West Park, the nursing home where the couple died. The two met during World War II and married in 1947. After serving in the

U.S. Air Force as a bombardier, he was an accountant for 38 years while she ran the family, becoming a painter and expert seamstress who also was so handy she remodeled their basement on her own. They had one child and worked to show her love, often by example, with the undying love they showed each other. “The bond between them was so extraordinarily strong,” their daughter Donna Presutto said. That bond lasted through the rearing of their only child and then retirement. It lasted after they moved into an assisted living facility in 2007, where they shared

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the equivalent of an apartment with caregivers checking in on them. “I made the promise then that I would move heaven and Earth to help them stay together,” their daughter said. That bond held as both had their health deteriorate so much that they were moved from assisted living into the nursing home where, again, they shared a room. In April, Donna Presutto said, her mother’s health rapidly declined and ebbed and waned for months. “We just got the feeling that she was hanging on for some reason,” she said. The reason, her daughter believes, came Saturday night when Joseph Presutto was diagnosed with double pneumonia and doctors told the family he likely wouldn’t last long. Within hours of that

diagnosis, his wife died. “We honestly believe,” her daughter said, “it was because she believed he would be right behind her.” It was less than 48 hours. Laura Presutto died at 8 p.m. Sunday. Her husband died at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. “If that doesn’t tell you the power of love ...” their daughter said, trailing off as her voice cracked with emotion. “I kept them together. She had one day apart but I’m sure she was telling God, ‘You’d better get him up here.’ This has been a very spiritual journey.” It was for Orlando also, partly because she knew the husband and wife before they came to West Park. The licensed practical nurse and her husband lived in the same Delhi Township condo complex as the Presuttos and had a

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casual relationship with them. That intensified, though, when the couple moved to West Park - and even more so in their final days. In those final days, the staff made sure the couple was literally together. “We pushed the beds together so they could be side by side and see each other,” Orlando said. “If they opened their eyes, they could see each other.” They held hands until the Laura Presutto’s final moments. After that, her husband often called out for her, wondering where she had gone. When he died, Orlando and the staff saw the beau-

ty of it. “Nobody was left with a dry eye. We knew (the wife) was directing the whole thing,” Orlando said. “They’re going to be together until the very end. You can’t ask for anything more than that.” The dual service - that started out as the wife’s service - is Thursday with a 9:30 a.m. visitation at St. Antoninus in Green Township followed by a 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial. “Dad was not going to miss that service and, by golly, he sure didn’t,” their daughter said. “I’m so happy for them. This is what they wanted.”

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helping our friends and neighbors who might need a hand this holiday season.” The Lower Price Hill Community Pantry, 2104 St. Michael St., is struggling to meet an increasing demand as the economy continues to take a toll both on those in need and on the ability of others to donate. “We are so grateful for this food collection effort. It is extremely important to our community,” said Jen Walter, director of the Lower Price Hill Community School

reflects Chick-fil-A Operator/Owner Kenny Wilson's desire to quickly have a positive impact on the community surrounding the new restaurant. “As we celebrate a dream come true for us with the grand opening of this new Chick-fil-A location, we realize there are many who are struggling to put food on the table this time of year,” said Kenny Wilson, the store’s operator. “This is a great opportunity to thank our community for the warm welcome by

When the Chick-fil-A restaurant opens at 6 a.m. Nov. 19, 100 people will win a oneyear supply of free Chick-fil-A Meals (52 certificates). The line begins forming 24 hours before the grand opening. The first 100 in line will win. If there are more than 100 people by 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18, all 100 spots will be determined by a raffle. Cincinnati native Kenny Wilson will operate the new restaurant. A University of Cincinnati graduate, Wilson

worked for Procter & Gamble for more than 20 years before joining Chick-fil-A. He and his wife, Kelly, have four children. Wilson has been active in his community throughout his career, receiving awards from The United Way for his fundraising efforts, being named “Mentor of the Year” by INROADS of Greater Cincinnati/Dayton and being recognized with the YMCA’s Community Achiever Award. He has served on the University of Cincinnati’s College of Business Alumni Board of

Directors, CityCURE Board of Directors and Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy district diversity committee. The new Chick-fil-A features a 4,287-square-foot interior that seats 100 and has warm colors and wood accents as well as an indoor play area for children that includes an interactive section for toddlers and a convenient, award-winning drive-through. The new restaurant is open Monday through Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., serving a full breakfast menu until 10:30 a.m.

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The following students have earned honors for the first quarter of the 2009-2010 school year.


Highest honors: Lora Annis, Kimberly Baker, Christopher Beck, Justin Bishop, Adam Bossman, Ian Cundiff, Lindsey Eckstein, Emma Fox, Marissa Fox, Erika Frondorf, Chloe Herzog, Mario Hristovski, Cody Jent, Anna King, Kevin Konkoly, Daniel Kurtz, Mackenzie Laumann, Jacob Mercurio, Meredith Meyer, Amin Musaitif, Eleni Panagiotopoulou, Thuy Thi Thanh Phan, Michael Raabe, Curtis Robertson, Mark Schramm, Nicole Siciliano, Gweneveir Stevens, Olivia Thomas, Mariah Vonluehrte, Jacob Wall, Jessica Wieman and Jim Yang. High honors: Amanda Arnold, Anne Backer, Brandon Besl, Anna Bettner, Maria Birri, Mitchell Bischoff, Kameron Bledsoe, Megan Brodbeck, Cody Bruser, Elisabeth Burg, Corey Bushle, Mariah Childs, Sydney Creeden, Samantha Davis, Cynthia Depenbrock, Thomas Dinger, Brittany Dixon, Kelsey Duenhoft, Elizabeth Engleman, Alec Fisher, Casey Giffin, Kaitlyn Goldfuss, Nicholas Grippa, Jenna Haarmeyer, Kelly Hetzel, Morgan Hetzel, Zachary Keyes, David King, Kristen Koopman, Elizabeth Lang, Sophainara Long, Sara Masminster, Emma Matheson, Megan Maxon, Brianna Meyers, Rachel Mistler, Sarah Mohr, Mikayla Moore, Christine Murphy, Alana Murray, Jessica Niemer, Kaitlin Owens, Mackenzie Parian, Kaitlyn Parnell, Rachel Price, Alexandria Ragland, Brady Ramsaur, Kathleen Ray, Danielle Reddington, Krista Rudolph, Jacob Salzl, Jaime Sanzere, Shelby Sargent, Amanda Schirmer, John Schmidt, Adam Schueler, Anna Schueler, Jessica Sherlock, Elizabeth Slattery, Lindsay Smith, Karley Sommerfield, Tyler Stump, McKalyn Sunderman, Kimberly Taber, Anne Vargas, Owen Walsh, Katelyn Wauligman, Emma Wilhelmus, Tyler Willig, Frankie Wong, Ciera Woycke and Chase Wullenweber. Honors: Mary Aichele, Brittany Anderson, Ethan Anderson, Paul Arelt, Sarah Arnold, Maxwell Baltzersen, Gregory Bayalan, Colan Beare, Carl Beckstedt, Alex Behm, Morgan Berra, Kyle Bieniek, Justin Biggs, Amber Boehm, Aaron Bohache, Michael Brackett, Amanda Braun, Patrick Breitenbach, Rex Brigger, Jacob Buller, Kenneth Burg, Tricia Cabral, Jeremy Cain, Jordan Cain, Caleb Carnes, Augustus Carpenter, Dejuan Carr-Davis, Eric Cella, Arreisha Cobbs, Thomas Combs, Courtney Conrad, Rebeca Dale, Shawn Dey, David Didusch, Shane Doyle, Kelsey Dozier, Ashton Drake, Ryan Drees, Michael Dwenger, Kristen Edgell, Michael Elsaesser, Jacob Essert, Marisa Etris, Kimberly Fairbanks, Paul Fieler, Constance Frankenstein, Matthew Freudemann, Cody Frondorf, Ross Frondorf, Jennifer Gabelman, Savannah Gambill, Kristen Griffith, Alexis Hadsell, Andre Hakim, Lyndsey Harrison, Corey Hausfeld, Devan Hayes, Matthew Hoendorf, Sarah Holtman, Samuel Kisakye, Robb Klawitter, Alexander Krupa, Michelle Lam, Travis Larkin, An Le, Sydney Leitz, Julia Lierman, Devin Lillis, Allison Lincoln, Rebecca Little, Kylie Luebbering, Amanda Lunsford, Brandon Macdonald, Allison Magliano, John Mauricio, Michael May, Kalyn McAfee, Jacob McDaniel, Nicholas McGinnis, Sarah McKeown, Logan McQueary, Joseph Memory, Caitlin Mergard, Megan Minning, Christine Nguyen, Nicholas Norman, Richard Ogden, Michael O'Toole, David Ott, Jena Owens, Jacob Parian, Kaitlin Patton, Mary Pendley, Madison Raleigh, Rebecca Reif, Emily Rieman, Jacqueline Roberts, Adam Roddy, Cody Roden, Mary Rosing, Cheyenne Roth, Emily Rubush, Katherine Ruwe, Samuel Schwarz, Karli Shackelford, Sara Sheridan, Alecia Siegel, Isabella Sims, Nicholas Smith, Miranda Snow, Brenna Steuart, Randy Stone, Halle Tenhundfeld, Elena Thier, Kaine Tomlin, Samantha Totton, Tanner Viox, Kyle Voegele, Alexander Watzek, Cody Weisbrod, Christopher Wells, Chelsi Werner, Tyler Willenborg, Aaron Willis, Jacob Witsken, Krista Witterstaetter and Taylor Zorick.


Highest honors: Kyle Bielefeld, Trenton Bushle, Rebecca Campbell, Kristen Carlton, Aaron Cunningham, Stephanie Diehl, Derek Dulle, Austin Feller, Kelsey Griffin, Sarah Harding, Conner Hartman, Stephanie Heinrich, Katherine Herbort, Allison Keeton, Matthew Kehling, Kristen Keller, Emily Marsala, Lindsey Massa, Peter Merz, Elizabeth Meyer, Austin Mielke, Bradley Miyagawa, Madelyn Nemann, Lauren Reis, Dustin Ross, Hailli Smith, Randall Stenken, Sydney Trame and Kirk Wurzelbacher. High honors: Jaclyn Abernathy, Joshua Beltz, Stacey Bennet, Maggie Bischoff, Joel Brisbin, Ryan Bross, Austin Brown, Teall Burns, Chandler Campbell, Rachel Cantrell, Elizabeth Cappel, Zachary Conn, Katerina Dantsis, Duy Thanh Dao, Stephanie Davis, Jonathan Eckstein, Alexandra Eilers, Michael Emerick, Matthew Fadely, Peter Foley, Jacob Frazer, Rachel Frazer, Felicia Fuller, Hannah Gaebe, Danielle Galbraith, Erin Gibbemeyer, Grace Gordon, Elise Hand, Emily Harris, Zachary Hauer, Nathan Haungs, Jaron Hesse, Katie Huber, Diya Hussein, Rachel Hussel, Jenna Hutzel, Jacob Jerow, Andrew Kallmeyer, Lukas Kientz, Robbi Kleinholz, Kayla Krekeler, Jenna Kremer, Charles Kron, Rebecca Kuhn, Nathaniel Lambing, Julie Larbes, Antonio Lassandro, Zachary Lecompte, Chelsea Leonardi, Ernst Loehl, Michael Mahan, Carissa Maney, Garrett Martz, Brooke Mathis, Mackenzie McCarthy, Tara Menke, Jessica Meyer, Katie Meyer, Nathaniel Meyer, Zachariah Meyer, Emma

Moore, Abdul Musaitif, Savannah Nagel, Mary Nguyen, Charles Nuss, Tyler Nuss, Lana Oetzel, Deanna Oliver, Ashleigh Outt, Allison Papathanas, Katie Rankin, Ellen Rielag, Carly Roden, William Rogers, Makalynn Rose, Samantha Schloss, Adam Schmitz, Kelly Schneider, Justin Schultz, Megan Sexton, Victoria Shad, Sarah Shappelle, Alexis Simpson, Stevie Smith, Emily Spraul, Steven Stenger, Nicole Streder, Darryl Sumner, Austin Swanger, Danielle Tellez, Jacob Turner, Kaitlyn Uhrig, Nakai Velasquez, Morgan Voss, Sarah Walker, Christy West, Abigail White, Kimberly Wilson, Megan Wittich and Ying Ying Winn Yang. Honors: Brittani Abner, Rahel Admasu, Valerie Ahern, Matthew Albrecht, Jonathan Andres, Cortney Ballard, Lauren Bass, Christina Bauer, Hollie Becker, Kristen Bell, Shelbey Black, Donald Bosse, Amanda Branham, Jessica Breadon, Jeanne Bredestege, Anthony Cappel, Madeline Carpenter, Kelly Cavanaugh, Stephanie Chisholm, Azeb Daniel, Cara Day, Robert Dennis, Maria Destefano, Hailey Detore, Stacey Dickerson, Leah Dolch, Patrick Donavan, Katelyn Doran, Joseph Dull, Kristen Etris, Bart Fortune, Corinne Gilardi, Samantha Gilday, Courtney Greene, Leah Grummich, James Guilfoyle, Daniel Habig, Sarah Hail, Brittany Hale, Amanda Hamlin, Nicole Hansel, Alexzandra Hardebeck, Amanda Harper, Emily Hart, Karley Hausfeld, Emily Helbling, Danielle Hertsenberg, David Hoang, Andrew Hoffman, Emily Holton, Jacob Holton, Janelle Johnson, Kristin Johnston, Albert Jones, Kayla Jones-Johnson, Brandon Kamp, Taylor Keeton, Amber Kiley, Katelyn Kingrey, Megan Kolde, Kourtney Koo, Savanna Kuertz, Jessica Lambrinides, Olivia Lamping, Caleb Lang, Marie Lipps, Jessica Lohmann, Bopphanierri Long, Adrienne Majors, Jordan Marrs, Alyssa McCreadie, Zachary McGimsey, Joshua McMeans, Jesse McWhorter, Christina Miller, Kaleb Miller, Lisa Moore, Jesse Morgan, Tabitha Nelson, Matthew Nguyen, Savannah Noppert, Shaylen Oswald, Kevin Ou, William Owen, Zachary Panzeca, Padrick Parnell, Jack Pflum, Amber Porta, Cleveland Reese, Courtney Rehkamp, Alicia Richter, Christina Ripley, Eric Rivera, Abby Roberts, Kelsie Roberts, Laura Rogers, Leanna Roll, Derrek Ross, Morgan Ruebusch, Alexander Russo, Taylor Rutenschroer, Zachary Santen, Rachel Scheidt, Jennifer Schmaltz, Anne Schneider, Timothy Schrenk, Dennis Schroeder, Benjamin Schwartz, Steven Schwing, Nicholasj Shelby, Lucas Shryock, Thomas Slaughter, Caitlin Smith, Lauren Sommer, Theresa Spitzmueller, Caleb Stacey, Zachary Staggs, Curtis Thomas, Kenneth Truesdell, Cameron Tuck, Ashlee Tucker, Margaret Turman, Kaitlin Turner, Kyle Turner, Brett Vallandingham, David Vaughan, Kayla Vennemann, Jacob Wagner, Kaitlyn Waters, Emilie Weber, Timothy Weber, Joseph Weinheimer, Hannah Weiskittel, Olivia Wendling, Hannah Winch, Darya Wodetzki, Koral Wolff, Rachel Wright and Danae Yeggy. Juniors Highest honors: Ashley Bethel, Melissa Bishea, Nicole Bishop, Patrick Brems, Joseph Buschur, Nathan Cybulski, Candace Dupps, Jacqueline Ehrman, Daniel Felix, Charles Hinton, Erin Holtman, Zachary Horstman, Samantha Imfeld, Sidney Jasper, Sara Jung, Emily Keilholz, Alexander Kroeger, Lauren Lamping, Matthew Maxey, Megan May, Emily McMahan, Tyler Merk, Larry Mitchell, Erin Murray, Chrisanne Neumann, Zachary Noble, Alexander Nurre, Miraj Patel, Carrie Ramsaur, Rachel Ruehl, Eric Ruffin, Benjamin Russell, Susan Shockey, Nathan Smith, Brent Streibig, Eric Thorman, Tanh Truong, Robert Vandewalle, Lindsay Webb, Nicole Wimmer. High honors: Gabrielle Abbatiello, Lindsey Allen, Samantha Amend, Matthew Arlinghaus, Jeffrey Arndt, Nicholas Arnsperger, Rachael Asher, Karli Baas, Angela Backscheider, Aaron Baker, Morgan Beam, John Bechard, Nicole Beck, Paige Bedinghaus, Eric Behm, Christina Besl, Leah Binkley, Anthony Birri, Jennifer Boehringer, Brian Bowns, Mackenzie Boyer, Amy Brackett, Kaila Busken, James Byrne, Amy Campolongo, Julie Chessey, Jessica Cicale, Caitlin Craft, Deanna Dabbs, Triet Dao, Amber Davis, Katherine Doherty, Brittany Duwel, Lauren Engleman, Rachel Eubanks, Abby Federmann, Alexandria Ferguson, Michael Fischesser, Jennifer Fitz, Amanda Frederick, Erika Furukubo, Megan Gilbert, Jacob Gilleo, Catherine Gilliam, Amanda Gratsch, Lauren Griffith, Bryan Grote, Timothy Hahn, Nicole Handlon, Kristen Hayhow, Kyle Heinrich, Eric Hengehold, Jessica Herzner, Daniel Honerkamp, Christopher Hudson, Allyson Janson, Trevor Jordan, Chelsea Kathman, Kirsten Knecht, Kelsey Kolish, Adam Krier, Christopher Laker, Kevin Lanham, Jenna Leisure, Nicole Levernier, Sarah Listerman, Michelle Long, Michelle Luken, Solida Mao, Bethany Mathis, Amber McRoberts, Kayla Mechley, Brooke Menke, Savannah Mertz, Andrew Meyer, Catherine Moster, Casey Nguyen, Melissa Olberding, Heather Pfaffinger, Benjamin Porter, Alyssa Price, Timothy Rieman, Elizabeth Rupe, Linus Ryland, Robert Sagers, Donald Schille, Michael Schlasinger, Madison Schmidt, Emily Schneider, Alexander Sehlhorst, Kayleigh Simmons, Brittney Smith, David Smith, Donald Smith, Edward Smith, Karlee Smith, Courtney Stafford, Katelyn Tesla, Jacob Thier, Alexia Triantafilou, Jared Vanderpohl, Alexandria Watson, Meggan Wilson, Kelsey Wright, Anthony Wunder, Katherine Wurster, Kayla Zahneis. Honors: Chloe Acus, Braden Alcorn, Jillian Anderson, Clinton Backscheider, Samantha Ballard, Logan Beare, Ashley Beckemeyer, Alexander Beiting, Eric Binder, Joshua

Bruin Nutcracker


Grace Bloemker, Kylee Dominguez, Brianna Brumfield and Sean Grothaus rehearse for the annual Christmas play at St. Teresa of Avila. They will perform “The Nutcracker … Bruin Style” Dec. 2 at the school.


Care Days

Members of St. Dominic Student Council have initiated a new program called Care Days to raise awareness and help a specific charity. Students donate 50 cents to be out of uniform and wear the colors of a certain charity. The first Care Day was organized for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Students supported the cause by wearing orange and yellow to school. Pictured from left are Barkley Haneberg-Diggs, Lydia Abbott, Kyle Orloff, Shelby Lanpheare and Brad Murphy. Black, Kyle Bossman, Jessica Boston, Kelsey Bratfish, Sarah Burnhimer, Hannah Burns, Kayla Burress, Ashley Burst, Jacob Cain, Robert Callahan, Christina Campbell, Tyler Carle, Paige Caudill, Adam Center, Christopher Cerimele, Holly Chernay, Kyle Christopfel, Corey Cooper, Natalie Coors, Andrew Damcevski, Jeremy Day, Ryan Derby, Emily Devine, Melissa Diersing, Michael Dillman, Gregory Ditullio, David Dourson, Rebecca Drees, Alexander Dunford, Jacob Elsaesser, Ignacia Espinoza, Allyson Essell, Justin Evans, Molly Farrell, Eric Ferneding, Alexa Flanigan, Margaret Freudemann, Jamie Frolicher, Jessica Fuller, Mark Funk, Karly Gade, Douglas Galbraith, Dominic Garrison, Robert Gaskins, Charles Geluso, Andrew Gerhardt, Dominic Gilardi, Brandon Goldrainer, Christopher Green, Darren Griffith, David Grote, Aleshia Haag, Jordan Hall, Benjamin Haller, Maxamillion Hamberg, Mason Harrell, Nicholas Hauser-Demeo, Alison Hayfer, Rebecca Henry, Katelyn Henzi, Lauren Heugel, Caitlyn Hickey, Justin Hildreth, Quoc Hoang, Steven Hoeffer, Kristen Holmes, Scott Howard, Quincy Hudson, Logan Johnson, Jonathon Jones, David Jorg, John Katz, Zachary Kelley, Theodore Kempf, James Klein, Brittany Krauk, Ashlee Kromski, Brian Kross, Joy Kummler, Samuel Lainhart, Maxine Lammers, Kimberly Lamping, Brandon Langmeier, Kelsey Laumann, Christopher Lehan, Derek Lenz, Elizabeth Limke, Kelly Louie, Victoria Maher, Brian Martin, Alexis McMahan, Mary McMonigle, Brendyn Melugin, Tyler Merk, Logan Meyer, Megan Miller, Ryan Moorman, Jay Morgan, Kristin Myers, Lucas Neville, Leon Nguyen, Cassandra Ott, Katherine Pence, Brittany Perkins, Amber Pra, Jacqueline Raabe, Susan Rack, Dustyn Reaver, Brooke Reinstatler, Simon Rhein, Nathan Rogers, Emily Rossi, Shannon Rothenbusch, Suzanne Rottenberger, Jessica Rudolph, Rachel Salzl, Justin Schaefer, Jamie Schermbeck, Reba Scholl, Jayson Schunk, Jason Seal, Megan Seibert, Ryan Shappelle, Kyle Siler, Dylan Simkin, Krystina Sims, Nickolas Sims, Cory Smith, Nicholas Smith, Wesley Stafford, Andrew Stegman, Stephanie Stone, Nicole Sunderhaus, Michael Taylor, Stephanie Taylor, Sara Thomas, Travis Troxell, Tiffany True, Amanda Turk, Chyenne Turner, Natalie Vance, Matthew Vennemann, Lindsey Voss, Tyler Walters, Abigail Watson, Lauren Weitz, Stephanie Westerfield, David Westerhaus, Bill Westrich, Rebecca Whelen, Kelsey Wineland, Emily Wohlfrom, Brittany Wuestefeld, Kaitlyn Yates and Jericca Yee.


Highest honors: Allison Ahlers, Samantha Anderson, Kelly Arnold, Bradley Baas, Ashley Berding, Robert Boehl, Donna Boeshart, Lindsey Brown, Temperance Burden, Jacob Campbell, Elizabeth Cappel, Adam Coey, Gabrielle Coors, Sandra Craft, Samantha Cravens, Miranda Damico,

Alexander Davis, Daniel Frondorf, Emily Gibbemeyer, Katelyn Gilkey, Jenny Giovis, Megan Gladfelter, Brittany Glancy, Jenna Harrison, Tanner Hinds, Rebecca Hoff, Megan Keller, Stephen Kluesener, Michelle Lahue, Rachel Lee, Rebecca Lindner, Bryan Lubbers, Emily Lyons, Zachary McClatchey, Angela Memory, Timothy Menchen, Alexander Mergard, Kevin Meyer, Travis Meyer, Katie Miller, Erin Naberhaus, Sarah Nickoson, Allison Owen, Elizabeth Paff, Loren Papin, Jordyn Paul, Sarah Reiners, Melanie Rickett, Kiana Rieman, Derek Seymour, Kristi Shoemaker, Brooke Sroczynski, Megan Stepp, Cara Sumner, Theresa Tschofen, Elizabeth Uchtman, Rio Vanrisseghem, Kaitlyn Ward, Grace Waters, Sarah Welling, Brian Willis, Jared Yeggy and Brittany Zinser. High honors: Jennifer Abrams, Karlee Abrams, Jennifer Adkins, Norit Admasu, Alexa Ahern, Maria Amann, Steven Argentiero, Brittany Baker, Jessica Baker, Amanda Baute, Maxwell Bischoff, Rachel Blake, Katie Blust, Caitlind Boshears, David Bosse, Brittany Brauer, Brittany Braun, Eden Brennan, Caitlin Bruder, Abigail Brueggemeyer, Carrie Buchert, Alexandra Burke, Demitria Cappel, Corie Cartmell, Sujal Chokshi, Kelsey Coyle, Lauren Crain, Danielle Davidson, Tarra Dirkes, John Dotson, Annemarie Dwyer, Joseph Eilerman, Ashley Eilers, Gabrielle Falco, David Farwick, Kelsie Fieler, Bryan Frederick, Stephanie Fromhold, Steven Gebing, Sophia Gilardi, Brian Gilbert, Joshuah Habig, Brendan Haehnle, Jessica Hall, Kianna Hardebeck, Patricia Harrison, Paige Hater, Allison Hauer, Joseph Hedrick, Rachael Helmes, Cassandra Helton, Sophia Herrmann, Emily Hill, Samantha Hinds, Rachel Hoendorf, Joshua Horner, Jamie Jackson, Sherree Johnson, Krystal Kaiser, Zachary Kersey, Michael Kessler, Riley Kilgore, Aaron Kincer, Thomas King, Emily Klingenbeck, Robert Klotz, Kurt Kolish, Brian Kuenzler, Ashley Leinen, Jodi Littlefield, Giacomo Luca, Robert Maltry, Kelly Masters, Julia Mazza, Bradley McAdams, Emily McNamara, Taylar Metzger, Tiffany Meyer, Daniel Mogos, Charles Montgomery, Ashley Moore, Benjamin Mueller, Megan Murray, Michelle Murray, Peter Namie, Andrew Neale, Abigail Nienaber, Natalie Nuss, Kaitlyn Osborn, Emily Ossing, Michael Otten, Robert Owens, Tiffany Patterson, Emily Phillips, Ryan Quinn, Brandon Raabe, Emily Reddington, Cody Reinshagen, Emily Reis, Brad Renken, Lindsey Reynolds, Hannah Ridder, Maura Roberto, Melissa Rohr, Maranda Sanders, Sean Schatzman, Benjamin Schmidt, Kristin Schute, Angela Scudder, Breanna Sexton, Haitham Shalash, Samuel Shea, Brennan Sheldon, Chelsey Shelton, Daniel Shepherd, Blake Siebenburgen, Elva Smiley, Alexander Smith, Eric Smith, Nicole Smith, Tara Smith, Jessica Stadtmiller, Miranda Strange, Hillary Tate, Carson Taylor, Maria Tedesco, Tiffany Tenhundfeld, Linzee Tom-

lin, Hathaichanok Tonsungwon, Kaylyn Tully, Richard Uhlenbrock, Kristine Uhlhorn, Shawn Vallandingham, Elizabeth Vitatoe, Kaitlyn Wagner, Kaitlyn Wainscott, Dominic Walicki, Marsha Wall, Jennifer Warren, Kayla Williams, Jennifer Wissel, Karen Wodetzki, Lauren Wolf, Alexandra Wolfert, Jessica York, Teresa Zehnder and Sarah Zimmer. Honors: Scott Alexander, Kathyrn Amann, Megan Anuci, Robert Bahlke, Jonathon Barnes, Emily Barsch, Kaitlyn Beck, Samantha Becker, Joshua Berg, Ryan Beyer, Sharon Bodenstein, Chelsea Bolin, Abraham Boyles, Casey Brannon, Kristina Brodbeck, Keith Bunke, Vincent Bushle, Jessica Capek, Kaitlyn Carpenter, Krista Cebulskie, Megan Clem, Leslie Coile, Sara Cope, Chelcie Dale, Alexis Danford, Petros Dantsis, Holli Deems, Timothy Deffinger, Samantha Deller, Joshua Dennis, Rebecca Dietrich, Olivia Eckstein, Brendan Elchynski, Dominique Elie, Joshua Ellis, Spencer Ellis, Joseph Elrod, Cassandra Engel, Jeremy Ernst, Angela Evans, Jason Fischer, Jennifer Fortune, Alicia Gilkeson, Benjamin Ginter, Matthew Gum, Katheryn Haller, Jason Handley, Braden Hardtke, Gabrielle Harrison, Alaina Hartman, Colleen Hayes, Margaret Heithaus, Nicholas Hellmann, Kevin Herrle, Michael Hertsenberg, Jacob Hildreth, Kaylyn Holthaus, Ryan Howell, Chase Huesman, Hannah Hutchinson, Steven Jesse, Garrard Karnes, Julia Klayer, Anna Klump, Mark Krug, Amanda Krzynowek, Maribeth Kuenneke, Sarah Laffey, David Lambrinides, Victoria Lane, Morgan Laumann, Khang Le, Long Le, Richard Lee, Timothy Lee, Dimitri Lenovski, Yianni Makris, Steven Mangione, Briana Marsh, Rachel McHugh, Kacie McNeese, Johnathan McPherson, Brandon Merwin, Amanda Meyer, Rebecca Meyer, Robert Miller, Mathew Mills, Steven Mills, Amanda Moore, Eric Moorman, Jason Morency, Jourdan Moser, Mitchell Moser, Katelyn Neal, Danielle Neale, Kali Newman, Rebecca Niemeier, Logan O'Brien, Ashley Olinger, Aaron Oliverio, Kirstin Parker, Daniel Pate, Sara Peasley, Samuel Peter, Brandon Petrillo, Meghan Pollock, Justine Price, Molly Quast, Chelsea Raleigh, Erik Reynolds, Jordan Roell, Jacob Scarlato, Erik Schloss, Heather Schriner, Shannon Sharp, Sarah Shipman, Brittany Siegel, Michael Simpkins, Amber Simpson, Amanda Smith, Caleb Smith, Chad Smith, Emily Smith, Floyd Smith, Maxwell Smith, Sarah Smith, Alyssa Snyder, Ashleyanne Spriggs, Brooke Stapleton, Reid Stock, Kelli Stockelman, Mikka Szary, Andrew Taske, Katelynn Taylor, Brett Triantafilou, Christy Uhrig, Nicholas Valitutto, Emily VanDeRyt, Izak Velasquez, Lauren Walters, Scott Ward, Whitney Weber, Tyler Weiskittel, Ashley Werner, Jeremy Wessels, Thomas Wiggermann, Kori Wilkins, Samantha Wilson, Thomas Witterstaetter, Kimberly Wood and Andrew Wright.


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November 18, 2009

HONOR ROLLS St. Dominic School

The following students have earned honors for the first quarter of the 2009-2010 school year.

Fourth, fifth and sixth grades

Academic Honor Award: Lydia Abbott, Josie Angel, Scott Araujo, Stefanie Autenrieb, Annie Awad, Hannah Bacon, T.J. Berndsen, Carlie Berning, Emily Berning, Justin Besl, Blake Bethel, Kylee Bowling, Nick Burgasser, Logan Burke, Ben Carroll, Anna Castano, Sadie Chaney, Samantha Clark, Braden Connor, Heather Cook, Michael Corcoran, Sam Coy, Nicholas Cron, Zach Czoer, Tanner Daria, Dalton DeBruler, Hannah Doll, Joey Dowd, Hayley Dressler, Matt Dugan, Hannah Eggers, Morgan Essen, Tony Essen, Rashel Flores, Rachel Gaede, Maggie Geiger, Mitchell Gibbs, Austin Gilkey, Drew Goins, Kyle Goins, Sydney Goins, Mitch Grady, Stosh Groszek, Annie Gruber, Olivia Gundrum, Jacob Gutzwiller, Barkley Haneberg-Diggs, Nathan Hartung, Bridget Hellmann, Nora Hibbard, Nathan Hill, Josh Hoffman, Hope Hollandsworth, Gwen Homan, Mitchell Huesman, Tyler Hyde, Lars Illokken, Hope Inman, Michael Jackson, Alexa Jacob,


Assisi feast day

Third-graders from St. Dominic School remembered St. Francis of Assisi by celebrating his feast day in October. The students brought their own stuffed animals to school to bless during a prayer service in honor of St. Francis. The students learned about the life of St. Francis and his love for creation. Pictured are Emily Lipps, Sydney Tritt, Jacob Kellard and Alex Young.

Danielle Jacobs, Anna-Marie Jones, Jeremy Jones, Samantha Jones, Analise Kandra, Spencer Kandra, Kaitlyn Kellard, Kyle King, Jill Kloepfer, Jack Knolle, David Laib, Shelby Lanpheare, Anna Marie Lipps, Charles Lipps, Eric Lipps, James Lipps, Kelsey Lively, Bella Lohmiller, Connor Lohmiller, Kurt Luken, Candace Mathis, Peyton McCarthy, Adam Melvin, Jacob Melvin, Alex Mullins, Tyler Mullins, Braedy Murphy, Olivia Murray, Brandon Myers, Brandon Nelson, Abby Nutter, Mady Nutter, Brooke Oakley, Emma Ochs, Keith Orloff, Robby Oswald, Grace Paustian, Juliet Perrino, Lexi Philpot, Owen Porta, Ally Reckers, Renee Rodgers, Jack Rolfes, Michael Rosen, Livia Satzger, Erica Schloemer, Hannah Schwaeble, Rachel Sebastian, Joey Shoemaker, John Specker, Christian Staubitz, Becky Stemler, Ally Sullivan, Ryan Sullivan, Jack Sunderman, Abby Tettenhorst, Mikki Thai, Danny Vale, Dane Vatter, Mackenzie Vatter, Olivia Volz, Kurtis Wagner, Mara Weaver, Jake Wells, Erica Wessel, Andrew White, Tristan Worsham and Alexis Zimmer.

Seventh and eighth grades

First honors: Emma Albertz, Billy Angel, Megan Awad, Graham Bar-

tels, Sami Bedel, Brandon Bell, Kyle Berndsen, Eric Berting, Megan Bisher, John Paul Bosse, Maria Carroll, Brett Gerdes, Victoria Hancock, Robert Hellmann, Olivia Hess, Jacob Humphrey, Jordan Jacob, Katie Jacobs, Samantha Kingdom, Lauren Knolle, Kayla Krommer, Karl Luken, Alicia Menke, Mitch Moorhead, Taylor Morano, Brad Murphy, Katie Murray, Chris Ochs, Brittany Oestreicher, Anna Ostendorf, Christine Oswald, Austin Porta, Jessica Rieskamp, Stephen Rodgers, Kelly Shields, Sarah Specker, Marisa Stavale, Amanda Stevens, Natalie Straw, Halie Sunderman, Nick Wells, Megan Wessel, Eric West, Ashley Wittrock and Chelsea Zang. Second honors: Austin Altenau, Jason Bleh, Angela Compton, Brady Cress, Haley Daugherty, Molly Doyle, Rachel Hale, Evan Kandra, Evan Mallory, Patrick Morris, Lauren Murray, Kyle Orloff, Alex Proffitt, Mattie Richards, Justin Robben, Alex Rolfes, Cody Roseberry, Max Schroeder, Nicholas Siegmundt, Shane Smith, Julia Snodgrass, Ashley Stevens, Katie Stoffel, Maria Torok, Adam Vale, Jessica Vogel, Elena Vonder Meulen, Andrew Wagner and Erika Wilson.


Jacklyn Esterkamp and Sarah Johnston, 2009 Oak Hills High School graduates, each have received a $1,000 scholarship from the Have It Your Way Foundation as part of the ninth annual Burger King Scholars Program. Scholarship awards are intended to help graduates offset the cost of attending college or a post-second-

ary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average, work experience, financial need, extracurricular activities and community service.


Jackie Hart and Daniel Parsley recently appeared in the Xavier Players production of “Children of Eden.” “Children of Eden,” freely based

on the story of Genesis, is an examination of the age-old conflict between parents and children. In the play, Adam, Eve, Noah and the “Father” who created them deal with the headstrong, cataclysmic actions of their respective children. Hart, a freshman English major, portrayed Aysha. Parsley, a sophomore double major in music and international studies, played the roles of Seth and Shem.

SCHOOL NOTES St. Teresa of Avila

During the week of Oct. 26, the St. Teresa went red by celebrating Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week, the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country, serves as a way for communities and individuals to take a stand against drugs through educa-

tion and drug prevention. Each day, students and staff showed their commitment to fighting drug abuse in a different way. Students could be seen in camouflage clothes to symbolize the fight against drugs, wearing blue jeans to demonstrate their “jean-ius” for resisting drugs and, on Oct. 30, they pulled on their Halloween costumes as they




Scholarship winners

St. Xavier High School

David Franke is among 20 St. X seniors named National Merit Commended Students. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their academic promise. They placed in the top 5 percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2010 competition by taking the 2008 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

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said “boo” to drugs. Students also participated in trivia contests and were entered into prize drawings for wearing red ribbons throughout the week. Teacher Lauren Hope for organizing the weeklong festivities.

Three St. Dominic eighth-graders have received scholarships for the 2009-2010 school year from the Elder Scholars Assistance Program. The program includes 20 west-side grade schools that feed into several area Catholic high schools. During the past five years, ESAP has awarded more than $580,000 to 1,500 students. Pictured with principal Bill Cavanaugh are Elena VonderMeulen, Tyler Dugan and Chelsea Zang.

LUNCH MENUS Cincinnati Public Schools Elementary

Thursday, Nov. 19 – Turkey with gravy and dinner roll or fajita chicken chef salad, mashed potatoes with gravy, peaches.

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Friday, Nov. 20 – Pepperoni or cheese wedge pizza or turkey ham/breast chef salad, broccoli cuts, apple juice. Monday, Nov. 23 – Beef and cheese burrito or chicken tenders chef salad, salsa, apricots.

Tuesday, Nov. 24 – Breaded chicken patty on a bun or turkey ham chef salad, seasoned green beans, applesauce. Wednesday, Nov. 25 – No school: Professional Development Day.



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Students in Jo Ann Winters’ second-grade class St. Teresa of Avila recently participated in the O.R.E.O. Project 2009. Each student had two tries to build the tallest tower of Oreo cookies. They then found the average height of all the towers and submitted the information online to the project. Pictured building her tower is Mary Cavanaugh.


College commitments

Several Oak Hills High School athletes signed National Letters of Intent to play collegiate sports, Nov. 17. • Rebecca Dietrich will attend Francis Marion University to play soccer. • Joel Bender will attend University of Louisville to play baseball • Amanda Baute will attend Tiffin University to play basketball • Ryan Quinn will attend Central Michigan to wrestle. • Katie Osborn will attend Georgetown College to play soccer.

PAC champions

The top-seeded Thomas More College volleyball team defeated second-seeded Thiel College, 3-0, Nov. 7, in the championship match of the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Championship Tournament at the Connor Convocation Center in Crestview Hills. The Saints won the match 25-22, 25-14 and 25-22. With the win the Saints improve to 28-10 on the season and earns the conference’s automatic bid the NCAA Division III Tournament. The tournament field is available at Junior outside hitter Lindsay Svec, a Seton High School graduate finished with double-figure kills with 11 and 10 kills respectively. Defensively, the Saints were led by freshman outside hitter Hanna Lietzm a Seton grad, with 19 digs. Freshman defensive specialist Danielle Beckenhaupt, a Seton grad, finished with 12 digs.


Before defeating Thiel College in the championship, Thomas More volleyball team defeated No. 4 Washington & Jefferson 3-1, 24-26, 25-22, 25-12, 25-13, Nov. 7. The top-seeded Thomas More College Saints volleyball team split the first two tight sets with the Washington and Jefferson Presidents, before taking control in the final two sets to advance to the PAC Championship on Saturday. For Thomas More, junior Lindsay Svec, a Seton High School graduate and sophomore Katie Sullivan, also a Seton grad, each added 13 kills.


Thomas More College sophomore volleyball player Katie Sullivan, a Seton High School graduate, was recently named to the All-Presidents Athletic Conference First Team. Seton graduate Lindsay Svec, a junior on the volleyball team, was named AllPAC Honorable Mention.

Outstanding soccer players

College of Mount St. Joseph women’s soccer senior defender Laurie Neumann, a Seton High School graduate, was recently named to the All-HCAC First Team. Mount senior defender Shannon Nortman, a Mercy High School graduate, was named to the Second Team. The conference award was the fourth such for Neumann, who made the Second Team as a freshman and the past three seasons was a First Team winner. Nortman was also a First Team selection last fall.

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Elder downs St. X, awaits Anderson

By Tony Meale

Watch out, Ohio. The midseason swoon is over. The Elder High School football team battered St. Xavier 17-14 in the Division I Regional Semifinal at Nippert Stadium Nov. 14. It was the Panthers’ fourth straight victory. “It’s great to get a win and move on,” Elder head coach Doug Ramsey said. The Panthers raced out to a 17-0 lead and used a bend-but-don’t-break defense to hold the Bombers scoreless through three quarters. Elder junior running back Ben Coffaro scored on a 44-yard scamper to give his team a 7-0 lead. Coffaro rushed 30 times – many of which were out of the Wildcat formation – for 125 yards. He also led Elder with four receptions for 64 yards. “That’s something we added as a wrinkle,” senior quarterback Mark Miller said of the Wildcat. Well, it wrinkled just fine. A 37-yard field goal by all-state kicker Tony Miliano propelled the Panthers to a 10-0 halftime lead, and wideout Tim O’Conner put the game out of reach with an 18-yard, brokentackle touchdown catch in the third quarter; he finished with three receptions for 31 yards and a score. The St. X offense, however, came alive in the fourth quarter and scored 14 points in less than six minutes. “It almost got away at the end,” Ramsey said. But it didn’t. The Panthers converted a fourth-and-1 pass from Miller to senior tight end Alex Welch for six yards with 42 seconds remaining to seal the win. “That was a GCL game,” Ramsey said. “No one ever quits.” Miller finished 15-of-19 passing for 150 yards and one touchdown. Elder


Elder High School senior Jake Fishburn zeroes in on St. Xavier junior Jake Brodbeck during the Division I Regional Semifinal at Nippert Stadium Nov. 14. Elder won 17-7. added 140 on the ground. “We knew we needed a strong balance,” Ramsey said. Elder’s defense, meanwhile, held St. X to 96 rushing yards; it was only the second time this season that St. X failed to reach the century mark. “Our defense played well,” Ramsey said. With the win, the Panthers avenged a regularseason loss to St. X, a game in which O’Conner injured his wrist after hauling in a 36-yard catch on Elder’s first play from scrimmage. The Panthers lost that game 17-7 and fell 35-13 the following week to Moeller at The Pit. But they’ve won four games since, the last two of which were fueled by O’Conner’s postseason return. Elder (9-2, 1-2) advances to play Anderson (12-0, 5-0) in the Regional Final Nov. 21. Anderson advanced after downing


Elder High School senior quarterback Mark Miller looks to scramble as protection breaks down against St. X. Middletown 41-20. A bit of history is on Elder’s side. Last Saturday marked the fourth time this decade that Elder and St. X have met in the postseason. The winners of the previous

three showdowns all advanced to the state title game. The Panthers, of course, also have talent on their side. St. X hadn’t lost in the playoffs since 2006, and

Elder hadn’t beaten the Bombers in the postseason since 2002. A return to Canton seems possible – if not probable. “We have the experience,” Miller said. “We know what to expect.”

Lions fall to Thomas More, prepare for playoffs By Tony Meale

One win away from an undefeated regular season, the Mount St. Joseph football team fell 42-17 in the 14th annual Bridge Bowl Nov. 14. Thomas More leads the all-time series 11-3. Mount St. Joe, which finishes the regular season 91, won the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference title for the fourth time in the last six years. They defeated Wilmington, Lakeland, Rose-Hulman, Bluffton, Anderson, Hanover, Franklin, Manchester and Defiance before falling to Thomas More. The Lions entered the week ranked 17th in the country in the American Football Coaches Association Division III Poll and 25th in the Top 25 Poll.

Mount Union College, located in Alliance, Ohio, is tops in both polls. The Lions now prepare for the postseason; they open tournament play Nov. 21 against a team to be determined. Despite the loss to Thomas More, head coach Rod Huber has been particularly impressed with the way his team has rebounded from a 5-5 season in 2008. “This team has something I can’t coach,” Huber said. “They’ve got chemistry. They care about each other and their coaches. We’ve got some players, but this is not an overly athletic team. It’s a bunch of blue-collar guys who work hard.” Mount St. Joe features an explosive pro-style offense that is scoring 35.8 points per game with an average margin of victory of 16.6. The Lions are led by jun-

ior quarterback Craig Mustard (Mason), who is completing 63.4 percent of his passes and has thrown for 2,290 yards – an average of 254.4 yards per game – and 17 touchdowns. His favorite target has been junior wide receiver Derick Tabar, who leads the team in catches (43), yards (921) and yards per catch (21.4). He is also tops in the HCAC in touchdown receptions (13). “Derick is capable of making the first guy miss and taking it to the house on every touch,” Huber said. “(Mustard and Tabar) really have a special feel for each other.” On the ground, junior running back Jake Davis (Anderson) is averaging 4.8 yards per carry and leads the team in yards (803) and touchdowns (12); he is first in the HCAC in yards per game with 89.2.

“He’s done a great job,” Huber said. Davis has been spelled by Noah Joseph (Atlanta), who is second on the team with 600 rushing yards and seven touchdowns. The offensive line – which is led by seniors Anthony Walsh (Moeller) and Chris Harrison (Oak Hills) – has allowed just five sacks this season. Huber also praised the line work of sophomore Joe Noble (Colerain) and sophomore tight end Rob Blundred (Oak Hills). Defensively, the Lions are yielding nearly 20 points per game, but they have forced 10 interceptions, including two each by freshman defensive back Jerrick Boykin (Glen Este) and senior defensive back Ryan Smithmeyer (Elder). The front seven is led primarily by Elder and Oak Hills products. Junior linebacker Erik Prosser (Oak

Hills) leads the team in tackles (95), senior defensive lineman Alex Harbin (Elder) is first in tackles for loss (13), and sophomore defensive lineman Brett Hambrick leads the team with 10 sacks. “We’ve been able to have success with the westside kids,” Huber said. “They’ve been playing the game a long time, and they have a big passion for it.” Huber also praised his coaching staff, which features five former high school head coaches, including offensive coordinator Vince Suriano (Anderson) and defensive assistant Bob Crable (Moeller). Other coaches include Kyle Prosser, Ron Woyan, Dick Nocks, Brad Phillips, Pat McAtee, Tim Woyan, Rico Hill, Justin Roden, Tony Acito, Eric Doll, Joel Lauer, John Barbour and Matt Hall.


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November 18, 2009

Grads played when West High beat Elder When most people think Western Hills High School athletics, they think Pete Rose, baseball’s all-time hit king. Or maybe even Karl Rhodes, the all-time homerun leader in Japan among foreign-born players. But Jeff Becker and Matt Piening? They’re the Mustangs most people might not remember.


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Becker and Piening, who both graduated in 1987, played on West High’s 1986 state championship baseball team. The Mustangs defeated Westerville North 11-9 in a 12-inning game that spanned two days in Columbus. “The game started at 4 or 5 (p.m.), and they called it in the ninth due to darkness,” said Piening, who played rightfield. “Ohio State didn’t have (stadium) lights back then. So we

scrambled and got a hotel, checked in and showered. We didn’t even wash our uniforms. Then we went out the next day and won a state championship.” It was West High’s fifth baseball title in school history. The Mustangs haven’t won a state title in any sport ever since. Baseball may have attracted Becker and Piening to West High. “My uncle played on the ‘77 state team, and he was


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my hero; he’s the reason I went there,” said Piening, a starting pitcher – but maybe even more impressive than their diamond exploits were their accomplishments on the gridiron. During their varsity football careers, Becker and Piening never lost to Elder. Anyone who knows the history of the rivalry, which ended this season after 81 years, surely understands the magnitude of that statement. The series began less than a month after the stock market crash in 1929, making it the longest rivalry in each school’s history. Since 1959, Elder went 464-1 against West High, including 19-0 since 1991. But three of West High’s five non-losses during that stretch came in three consecutive years in the mid80s. They came from Becker and Piening. As sophomores in 1984, Becker, a punter, and Piening, a linebacker, helped West High to a 12-12 tie against the Panthers. The standstill ended a five-game losing streak for West High and was the series’ first tie since 1934. “It felt like we won,” Piening said. “They were Elder. They were supposed to win.” But they didn’t. And in 1985, West High walloped Elder 35-14 at The Pit. It was the Mustangs’ first win at Elder Stadium since 1958, and – with a 21-point margin of victory – the game remains the most lopsided West High win in the history of the series. “We dominated,” Becker said. “That was unbelievable.” As seniors in 1986, Becker and Piening expanded their roles. Becker became the Mustangs’ quarterback – it was his first time ever playing the position – and set five school records; among them were most attempts in a game and season, most completions in a game and season, and most yards in a season. He finished third in the city in passing; Tom Bolden of Colerain finished first. Piening, meanwhile, became the team’s kicker. He set a single-season school record by drilling 10 field goals that year, but none was bigger than his


Western Hills High School alumni Jeff Becker, left, and Matt Piening, right, won a state championship in baseball for the Mustangs in 1986 – the last state title of any kind at West High – and never lost to Elder during their varsity football careers. boot against Elder. “That’s something I’ll never forget,” said Becker, who was Piening’s holder. “It was 14-9 and Matt was getting ready to kick a field goal – a 32-yarder, I think. When the ball was snapped, it short-hopped a good four feet in front of me, but it bounced perfectly right to me. Matt had to hesitate but he made the field goal – and that ended up being the game-winner. That’s the thing that sticks out in my mind more than anything. God was with us.” Piening’s field goal made it 17-9, and the Mustangs hung on 17-15. “Elder scored and went for two, but they didn’t get it,” Piening said. It was the first – and last – time West High won backto-back games against Elder since 1945-46. Becker and Piening both went on to play college football. Piening played for one year at Ohio Northern before injuries forced him to give up the sport. Becker, meanwhile, was a Sporting News All-American quarterback at Northern Iowa as a sophomore before transferring to Cincinnati. He spent that summer working out and conditioning with the team, but he never made it on the field. He was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease in 1990. It took a year and a half of radiation and chemotherapy – and the love and support of his family and friends, including Piening – but eventually Becker beat the illness. “Matt was always there,” Becker said. A former teacher and police officer who also worked for an advertising firm, Becker is now a program director at Next Step House, a transitional home for men. But earlier this year, he noticed a cold sore on his tongue. “I couldn’t even eat,” said Becker, 41. His wife, Kim, forced her stubborn husband to go see a doctor.

He was diagnosed with tongue cancer. “It’s a direct result from the Hodgkin’s chemotherapy,” said Becker, who has had three surgeries since March to remove parts of his tongue. “But the doctors think they got it all.” Piening, who is currently the assistant principal at Colerain Middle School, provided unfailing friendship yet again. “To me, it says a lot about sports,” said Piening, 40. “Sports become a window into life. You go through good times and bad times and lean on each other. There are only a couple people that you know will always be there for you, and you’re not going to give that up.” Neither Becker nor Piening wanted to see the Elder/West High rivalry end, but they both understand why it did. “If West High were competitive – even if they lost – I’d be happy,” Becker said. “But it was getting hard to see it and hear about it.” Since 2001, Elder outscored West High 44348 for an average final score of 42-5. The one-sided rivalry may have ended, but not everyone has forgotten what Becker and Piening accomplished more than 20 years ago. “I was at the final game (of the series) this year, and I ran into one of my grade school friends (Greg Kotz, who graduated from Elder in 1987),” said Becker, who went to St. Aloysius in Sayler Park. “And he said, ‘I haven’t seen you in 10 years, but I was just talking about you (and what you did at West High).” The legend lives on. Although most of his grade school friends went to Elder, Becker did not – and it’s a decision for which both he and Piening are thankful. “Without that,” Piening said, “we might never have even been friends.”

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Another election is over and you’ve made the right decision, right! Most of the issues were passed on need, and that’s what they’re for. Are you pleased with the elected officials? People who will be honest, trust-worthy, working for us and not just for their own personal interests. People with good intentions, rather than wanting an extra pay check. That’s why its important we hold them accountable for their time in office. In my township it was great seeing five candidates running for two trustee positions. All good people, but a couple were victims of the domino effect. In other words, it seemed as though there were throw-in candidates on the ballot that took away votes from two great challengers? You know what really bugs me

about politicians? One, when they vehemently tell us “no new taxes,” now come on, we need good taxes for good things? Two, or its beneath an opponent to praise an incumbent for doing some good things while they were in office. We need more experienced businessmen giving us ideas on how to improve Delhi. We need more jobs for our community, like those given to us by the College of Mount St. Joseph, our high schools, Bayley Place, Kroger and all our other retailers, etc. What are your ideas? God bless America. Bill Keenan Victoryview Lane Delhi Township

Thanks from family

In August, our 31-year-old daughter, wife, mother, sister and aunt, Elaine Clark Harris, was diagnosed with MPNST, a very

CHA@TROOM Last week’s question

Is “Sesame Street” still relevant today, 40 years after its television debut? Why or why not? Do you have any favorite memories of the show? “‘Sesame’ was great for my kids and now my grandchildren are learning from and relating to it as well. I like the way this show uses music to enhance learning. I relate most to Oscar the Grouch.” G.G. “Ever since they bowed to political correctness and sent ‘Cookie Monster’ off into the twilight they lost me!” C.J.W. “‘Sesame Street’ is still relevant because teaching our youngest learners the basics of reading, math and good behavior never goes out of style. I love that the characters that kept me entertained are still around to entertain my children. The addition of new characters has allowed it to stay current while maintaining the same, loving format we enjoyed years ago. I cried when Big Bird told us that Mr. Hooper had died. No kids show today would take on the tough topic of death or some of the other issues they’ve handled over the years.” J.H. “We loved everything about ‘Sesame Street’ when my daughter was growing up, and it’s so much fun to see how much my grandchildren enjoy the same characters. I used to enjoy the send-ups of popular singers. It was over the kids’ heads, but I

Next question Do you plan to participate in “Black Friday” shopping the day after Thanksgiving. Why or why not? If so, how early do you go? Every week The Community Press asks readers a question they can reply to via e-mail. Send your answer to with Chatroom in the subject line. loved it! Bruce Stringbean’s ‘Born To Add,’ along with some of those other rock parodies, The Beetles and ‘Letter B’ and ‘Hey Food;’ Mick Swagger and the Cobble Stones singing ‘(I Can’t Get No) Co-Operation)’; Moe Cocker with ‘A Little Yelp From My Friends;’ Billy Idle with ‘Rebel L.’ Classic. S.H.M. “The mission is the same today as it was then. There are still kids who are being educated by it. Plus it has a following of people who grew up on it and are raising kids today. I always loved the skits with the aliens ... yep yep yep.” A.H. “Sesame Street was a big part of my twin granddaughters’ life. Courtney was very seriously attached to Grover and Sarah was attached to Big Bird. When Courtney had surgery on her left leg, so did Grover. They both came out of surgery sporting a beautiful pink cast on their left leg. Big Bird and Grover made a surprise visit on their fifth birthday and Sarah was frightened so that ended her relationship with him. But at almost 21 years old I am sure Grover is still in someone’s memory. P.S. I dressed as Cookie Monster myself in a Shriner parade 20 years ago and won a prize for our organization.” I.K.

MEETINGS • Cincinnati City Council meets at 2 p.m. every Wednesday in room 300 at Cincinnati City Hall, 801 Plum St. When there is a Monday holiday, all meetings including committee meetings are pushed back a day. City Manager: Milton Dohoney Jr. Mayor: Mark Mallory. • Cincinnati Public Schools Board of Education usually meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 2651 Burnet Ave. Board of Education phone: 475-7000. Superintendent: Rosa Blackwell. Board President: Eve Bolton. • Delhi Township Trustees meet at

6 p.m. the second and last Wednesday of the month at township offices, 934 Neeb Road. Phone: 9223111. Administrator: Gary Schroeder. Board president: Al Duebber. • Price Hill Civic Club meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Seton K of C Hall on West Eighth St. (across from St. William Church), Phone: 251-0880. Club President: Mark Armstrong. • East Price Hill Improvement Association meets the third Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Elberon United Methodist Church, 704 Elberon Ave., Phone: 471-4183. Association President: Michael Wigle.

About letters & columns We welcome your comments on editorials, columns, stories or other topics important to you in The Delhi Press and The Price Hill Press. Include your name, address and phone number(s) so we may verify your letter. Letters of 200 or fewer words and columns of 500 or fewer words have the best chance of being published. All submissions may be rare and aggressive type of cancer. Since that time she has had surgery to remove the tumor, consulted with the University of Michigan Sarcoma Center and completed one-third of the necessary rounds of chemo. As you can imagine, we have been devastated by this news. However, during this time of thanksgiving we want to publicly acknowledge all the blessings we

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Flu strain similar to past pandemics The flu pandemic of today has a lot of similarities to the 1918 flu pandemic. That pandemic known as the Spanish flu was a vicious strain of influenza A virus (H1N1). There was no cure or vaccine. It spread to nearly every corner of the earth and killed around 50 million people, more than three times the 15 million people killed in World War I. More soldiers died of the epidemic than war injuries. The disease might have actually have happened earlier in the United States. Death rates from pneumonia caused by influenza skyrocketed in 1915 and 1916 because of a major respiratory disease epidemic that started in December 1915. Death rates declined in 1917. Then in spring and summer of 1918 the Spanish flu hit, but it was a very mild flu. The second wave hit in the fall and winter of 1918. This attack was an extremely vicious strain that killed its victims 24 hours after catching it. The disease overwhelmed its victim’s immune systems, and they died of the flu, bacterial pneumonia or malnutrition. Children and older adults were not as susceptible to the illness due to their growing or compromised immunity. The 1918 flu epidemic was not a nationally reported disease because the standards for diagnosing flu and pneumonia were not in place. Additionally, President Wilson’s zeal for keeping the nation focused on winning World War I

Betty Kamuf Community Press guest columnist

The 1918 flu epidemic was not a nationally reported disease because the standards for diagnosing flu and pneumonia were not in place. Additionally, President Wilson’s zeal for keeping the nation focused on winning World War I downplayed the seriousness of the disease.

downplayed the seriousness of the disease. Governments tried to control the crises by restricting commerce, initiating public health regulations, and putting time limits on funerals. There was a shortage of health care workers and medical supplies. Coffin makers, morticians, and gravediggers also were stretched to the breaking point. Entire families became ill and many children were orphaned. This also overwhelmed the orphanages. Businesses were in chaos. Telephone and telegraph services, garbage collection and mail delivery stopped completely in some communities. Schools, theaters and businesses closed. Some small businesses never reopened. Claims on insurance policies flooded insurance companies. After the pandemic of 1918 there was an enormous amount of research done by the medical community to try to isolate the virus. In 1933 the influenza A virus was isolated. But it took until


1944 for the first influenza vaccine to become available in the United States. Ten years later doctors and pharmacies were providing flu shots for the general public, and Influenza C was finally isolated. There have been pandemics since 1918. The pandemics of 1957 and 1968 were much weaker and caused fewer deaths. In 1957, 70,000 people died of the flu between 1957 and 1958. There were 33,000 died from the flu, between 1967 and 1968. Today there is the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, where all major outbreaks of disease are reported. They report that almost all modern cases of influenza A stem from the 1918 pandemic, with the exception of the avian viruses H5N1 and H7N7. I hope that this pandemic is a very mild one, and doesn’t become bigger than the 1918 pandemic. Betty Kamuf is a winner of Griffin Yeatman Award for Historical Preservation. She lives in Sayler Park. You can reach her at

OFFICIALS Here is a list of addresses for your public officials:

Ohio Senate

• 8th District – Bill Seitz (R). In Cincinnati, call 357-9332, In Columbus, write to: Senate Building, Room No. 143, First Floor, Columbus, Ohio. 43215; or call 614-466-8068. E-mail:

Ohio House of Representatives

• 30th District, Bob Mecklenborg (R). In Columbus, write the Ohio House of Representatives, 77 S. High St., 11th floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215-4611 or call 513-481-9800 or 614-466-8258; fax 614-719-3584.

E-mail: The 30th District includes Green, Miami and Delhi townships. • 31st District – Denise Driehaus (D) In Columbus, write to: 77 S. High St., 13th Floor, Columbus, OH., 43215-6111 or call 614-466-5786; fax 614-719-3585 E-mail: The 31st District includes Westwood, Price Hill, Sayler Park, Cheviot, Addyston, Cleves and North Bend.

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Steve Driehaus (D), U.S. House of Representatives, 202-225-2216. Fax: 202225-3012. In Cincinnati, write 3003 Carew Tower, 441 Vine St., Cincinnati,

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Sisters Isabella and Allysa Couch show their patriotic spirit while waiting for the Delhi Township Veterans Association ceremonies to begin.

Veterans honor fellow heroes By Heidi Fallon

Don Osterfeld and his family had been waiting for years to receive the Silver Star due his grandfather. The presentation finally came during the Delhi Township Veterans Association ceremonies. Osterfeld, commander of the association, said his grandfather, Charles Gold-

fuss, had earned the Silver Star while serving in World War I. “Back then,” Osterfeld said, “they gave tiny stars for gallantry in action. “Today, the stars are much larger and that’s what we’re getting today.” Along with that presentation, the Veterans Day ceremonies included the unveiling of names added to the Walls of Honor at the Veterans Memorial Park.

Members of several color guards get set for the Delhi Township Veterans Association Veterans Day ceremonies. From left is, Bill Roberts, township police department, Don Osterfeld, association commander; Dwight Bledsoe, commander of American Legion 534; and Mike Kelsch, association color guard.


Delhi Township veteran Roger Klug, left, gets help from Delhi Township Veterans Association Secretary Jeff Lefler in finding his name on the Wall of Honor.


Delhi Township Veterans Association Commander Don Osterfeld, left, and his brother, Dennis, display some of their grandfather’s World War I medals including a Silver Star which was going to be replaced during Veterans Day ceremonies.



Pam and Robert McCarthy, Delhi Township, photograph the names of his father and step-father, both new additions to the Delhi Township Veterans Association Walls of Honor.

Delhi Township Veterans Association Color Guard members Mike Kelsch, left, and Jerry Morris prepare to begin the procession opening the association’s Veterans Day ceremonies.

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ART & CRAFT CLASSES Card-Making Class, 10 a.m.-noon, Scrap-Ink, 5515 Bridgetown Road. Make a stack of cards. Supplies provided except for adhesive. $15. Reservations required. Presented by Ink-A-Hoots. 503-1042. Green Township. BUSINESS MEETINGS

Business Network InternationalBridgetown, 8:30 a.m., Hillebrand Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4320 Bridgetown Road, third-floor conference room. Meets every Thursday. 941-6464; Bridgetown.


Miamitown Square Dance Classes, 7 p.m., Miami Whitewater Township Firehouse, 6736 Ohio 128. Butler Squares and River Squares Square Dance Clubs beginner square dance class for singles and couples. Partners not guaranteed. Donations accepted. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 859-525-7049. Miamitown.



Women’s Monthly Meet-Ups, 10 a.m.-noon, The Women’s Connection Learning Center, 4022 Glenway Ave. Connecting with others in the community while participating in educational and enrichment activities. Presented by The Women’s Connection. 471-4673, ext. 17; West Price Hill.


Ladies Holiday Bazaar, 7-11 p.m., Aston Oaks Golf Club, 1 Aston Oaks Drive. Banquet Center. Holiday shopping with 22 vendors, food samplings and prizes. Cash bar available. Family friendly. Free. 467-0070, ext. 3. North Bend.

Festival of Trees, 5:30-8 p.m., Liberty Nursing Center of Three Rivers, Musical celebrations. 941-0787. Miami Township.

MUSIC - CLASSIC ROCK Blue Stone Ivory, 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Jim & Jack’s on the River, 3456 River Road. 2517977. Riverside.


Wine Tasting, 5-9 p.m., Henke Winery, 3077 Harrison Ave. Includes bread basket. $5 seven wines; $1 per pour, choose from 15. 662-9463; Westwood.

Once Upon a Mattress, 7:30 p.m., Oak Hills High School, $10. 703-5496. Green Township.


ART & CRAFT CLASSES Technique Savvy, 1-3:30 p.m., Scrap-Ink, 5515 Bridgetown Road. Rubber stamp and paper crafting artists learn more challenging techniques, styles and patterns. $22. 3890826; Green Township. Senior Brunch and Card Making, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Scrap-Ink, 5515 Bridgetown Road. Light brunch and greeting card craft. $5. Reservations required. 503-1042; Green Township.

Quentin Flagg Show, 7 p.m., Jim & Jack’s on the River, 3456 River Road. With Steve Bobbitt and Ed Parzygnat. $10. Reservations recommended. 251-7977; Riverside.


Once Upon a Mattress, 7:30 p.m., Oak Hills High School, 3200 Ebenezer Road. Musical. $10. 703-5496. Green Township. F R I D A Y, N O V. 2 0


Beginner Card-Making Class, 1-2 p.m., Scrap-Ink, 5515 Bridgetown Road. All supplies provided. Bring adhesive. $8. Reservations required. 503-1042; Green Township.

Wine Tasting, 2-5 p.m., Bridgetown Finer Meats Wine Shop, $10. 574-3900; Bridgetown.








Festival of Trees, 5:30-8 p.m., Liberty Nursing Center of Three Rivers, 7800 Jandaracres Drive. Musical celebrations. Gingerbread village and entertainment each day. 941-0787. Miami Township.

Hollmeyer Orchards, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Hollmeyer Orchards, 574-0663. Green Township.

Hollmeyer Orchards, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Hollmeyer Orchards, 574-0663. Green Township. Wine Tasting, 4-7 p.m., Bridgetown Finer Meats Wine Shop, 6139 Bridgetown Road. $10. 574-3900; Bridgetown. Fish Fry, 5-7:30 p.m., American Legion Post 485, 29 E. State Road. Carryout available. Benefits Miller Stockum American Legion Post 485. 941-1643. Cleves. Wine Tasting, 3-11 p.m., Henke Winery, $5 seven wines; $1 per pour, choose from 15. 662-9463; Westwood. Community Dinner, 5-7 p.m., Shiloh United Methodist Church, 580 Anderson Ferry Road. Everyone welcome. Free. 451-3600. Delhi Township.



Festival of Trees, noon-4:30 p.m., Liberty Nursing Center of Three Rivers, Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus. 941-0787. Miami Township.


English for Speakers of Other Languages, 12:45-2:15 p.m., The Women’s Connection Learning Center, 4022 Glenway Ave. Free child care available. Focuses on practical uses, including English used in daily interactions. Each class includes conversation practice. Free. Presented by The Women’s Connection. 471-4673, ext. 12. West Price Hill. Holiday Workshop, 6:30-8 p.m., Mercy Hospital Western Hills, 3131 Queen City Ave., sixth-floor auditorium. Learn ways to cope more effectively with the upcoming fall and winter holidays. Registration required. Presented by Hospice of Cincinnati. 686-8122. Westwood. Hollmeyer Orchards, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Hollmeyer Orchards, 3241 Fiddler’s Green Road. Apples, peaches, plums, pears and vegetables. 574-0663. Green Township.

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Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Kuliga Park, 6717 Bridgetown Road. Materials include leaves, grass clippings, brush, garden waste, tree trunks and prunings from trees or shrubs. Free. Presented by Hamilton County Environmental Services. 946-7755; Green Township.


Oak Hills High School Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Oak Hills High School, 3200 Ebenezer Road. More than 150 crafters. Concessions available. Benefits Oak Hills Band Association. $2. Presented by Oak Hills Band Association. 941-8342. Green Township.

Chuck Brisbin & the Tuna Project, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Poppy’s Tavern, 5510 Rybolt Road. Free. 574-6333. Green Township.

MUSIC - CLASSIC ROCK Blue Stone Ivory, 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Jim & Jack’s on the River, 251-7977. Riverside.



A Long Walk Through History, 1 p.m. (start at Miami Fort Trail), 2:30 p.m. (start at Blue Jacket Trail) and 2:30 p.m. (start at Little Turtle Trail), Shawnee Lookout Park, 2008 Lawrenceburg Road. Walk and learn about area’s history. Bring water and snack. Free, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; Miami Township.


Once Upon a Mattress, 7:30 p.m., Oak Hills High School, $10. 703-5496. Green Township.


Weekend of Romance and Renewal, 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m., St. Antoninus Parish, 1500 Linneman Road. Two-hour afternoon break. Continues 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22. Open to married couples of all faiths. Private program, no group sharing. $59, includes dinner. Reservations required by Nov. 19. 681-2794. Green Township.


Holiday Train Show, noon-5 p.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road. Sponsored by the Green Township Board of Trustees. O-gauge modular model railroad layout. Free. Presented by Queen City HiRailers Club. 863-1282. Green Township. Clothing Giveaway, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Western Hills Church of Christ, 5064 Sidney Road. Free clothing for anyone in need. 2512232. Green Township.


Ghost Tours, 6-7 p.m., Smokin’ Monkey, 3721 Harrison Ave. Learn dark history surrounding old building and hear tales of ghostly encounters patrons and employees have experienced. $5. Reservations recommended. 661-6266; Cheviot.

McAuley High School seniors Jen Voit, left, and Annie Roth are among the local high school students who will exhibit their artwork at the College of Mount St. Joseph’s Studio San Giuseppe Art Gallery as part of Selections ’09. The exhibit runs through Dec. 4 at the gallery, in the Dorothy Ziv Art Building, on the Mount’s campus, 5701 Delhi Road. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call 244-4314. S U N D A Y, N O V. 2 2

CIVIC Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Kuliga Park. Free. 9467755; Green Township. FARMERS MARKET

Hollmeyer Orchards, 1-5 p.m., Hollmeyer Orchards, 574-0663. Green Township.


Community Brunch, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., College of Mount St. Joseph, 5701 Delhi Road, Fifth Third Bank Hall, Seton Center. $11, $9 seniors, $7 children under 12; free children under 5. Reservations recommended. 2444633. Delhi Township. Chili Cook-Off, 2-4 p.m., Jim & Jack’s on the River, 3456 River Road. Cash prize. 2517977. Riverside.


Festival of Trees, 1-4 p.m., Liberty Nursing Center of Three Rivers. Musical celebrations, silent auction for themed, decorated Christmas trees. Benefits the Hospice of Cincinnati. 941-0787. Miami Township.


Holiday Train Show, noon-5 p.m., Green Township Senior Center. Free. 863-1282. Green Township. M O N D A Y, N O V. 2 3

DANCE CLASSES Line Dance Class, 1-2 p.m., Dunham Recreation Complex, 4356 Dunham Lane. Line dancing with Jerry and Kathy Helt, instructors. Wear smooth-soled shoes. No partner dances and no prior dance experience required. $4. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. Through Dec. 28. 321-6776. West Price Hill. EDUCATION

English for Speakers of Other Languages, 9-10:30 a.m., The Women’s Connection Learning Center. Free. 471-4673, ext. 12. West Price Hill.

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To submit calendar items, go to “” and click on “Share!” Send digital photos to “” along with event information. Items are printed on a space-available basis with local events taking precedence. Deadline is two weeks before publication date. To find more calendar events, go to “” and choose from a menu of items in the Entertainment section on the main page. Girls Club, 3:30-4:45 p.m., The Women’s Connection Learning Center, 4022 Glenway Ave. Presentations by guest speakers, arts and crafts, and community service projects, plus occasional field trips. Ages 811. Registration required. Presented by The Women’s Connection. 4714673, ext. 15. West Price Hill. Girls Life, 4:45-6 p.m., The Women’s Connection Learning Center, 4022 Glenway Ave. Presentations by guest speakers, arts and crafts, and community service projects, plus occasional field trips. Ages 12-14. Registration required. Presented by The Women’s Connection. 471-4673, ext. 15. West Price Hill.


Line Dance Class, 10-11 a.m., Dunham Recreation Complex, 4356 Dunham Lane. Line dancing with Jerry and Kathy Helt, instructors. Wear smooth-soled shoes. No partner dances and no prior dance experience required. $4. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 321-6776. West Price Hill.


Pilates/Slim & Sculpt, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Westwood Town Hall Recreation Center, 3017 Harrison Ave. With Michele Reeves. $6. 2388816. Westwood.

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ART & CRAFT CLASSES Intermediate Card-making Class, 10-11:30 a.m., Scrap-Ink, 5515 Bridgetown Road. Learn new techniques and intermediate level folds. $8. Registration required. 389-0826; Green Township. CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Girls Club, 3:30-4:45 p.m., The Women’s Connection Learning Center, Registration required. 471-4673, ext. 15. West Price Hill. Girls Life, 4:45-6 p.m., The Women’s Connection Learning Center, Registration required. 471-4673, ext. 15. West Price Hill.


Basic Square Dance, 10 a.m., Dunham Recreation Complex, 4356 Dunham Lane. With Jerry and Kathy Helt, instructors. Wear smooth-soled shoes. No partner dances and no prior dance experience required. $4. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 3216776. West Price Hill.


English for Speakers of Other Languages, 9-10:30 a.m., The Women’s Connection Learning Center. Free. 471-4673, ext. 12. West Price Hill.


Hollmeyer Orchards, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Hollmeyer Orchards, 574-0663. Green Township.


Hollmeyer Orchards, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Hollmeyer Orchards, 574-0663. Green Township.


Talk-Act-Listen-Konnect, 6:30-8 p.m., The Women’s Connection Learning Center, 4022 Glenway Ave. T.A.L.K. is a weekly program focused on what it means to be a woman today. Weekly participation not mandatory. Presented by The Women’s Connection. 471-4673, ext. 17. West Price Hill. T U E S D A Y, N O V. 2 4

ART & CRAFT CLASSES Card Class, 7-9 p.m., Aromas Java and Gelato, 6407 Bridgetown Road. Make a stack of Christmas cards. Supplies provided except for adhesive. $12. Registration required. Presented by Ink-A-Hoots. 515-9191. Bridgetown. CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS PROVIDED

Rhonda Coullet is Vera Sanders, Christopher Marchant is Dennis Sanders, Bobby Taylor is Stanley Sanders and Tess Hartman is June Sanders in Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's production of “Sanders Family Christmas: More Smoke on the Mountain.” The comedy runs through Dec. 31 in the Playhouse’s Thompson Shelterhouse Theatre. For tickets call 513-4213888 or visit

Westwood Concern Meeting, 7-9 p.m., Midway Elementary School, 3156 Glenmore Ave., multi-purpose room. Refreshments served. Free, donations accepted. Presented by Westwood Concern. 481-0761. Westwood.


Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” will play the Aronoff Center through Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. through Saturday and at 2 p.m. Saturday; and at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. It is the musical story of showbiz buddies putting on a show at a Vermont inn. Tickets are $24.50-$64.50. Call 1-800-982-2787 or visit


November 18, 2009

Delhi-Price Hill Press


Has marriage become too frail to carry our dreams? Marriage is being scrutinized today because of its disappearing stability. So is the earth being scrutinized because of its disappearing glaciers. So is organized religion because of its disappearing congregations. Whenever crucial elements of life start fading our concern for them escalates. We worry about marriage because of its immense impact on the collective and individual welfare of society. Our country has the highest divorce rate in the world. “We divorce, re-partner and remarry faster than people in any other country,” says Andrew Cherlin, a Johns Hopkins sociologist, in his book, “The MarriageGo-Round.” A recent column in Time magazine (Aug. 24 and 31) addressed the same concern titled, “Americans Marry Too Much.” It expressed a legitimate

worry about our kids, “American kids are more likely than those in other developed countries to live in a household with a revolving cast of parents, stepparents, and live-in partners moving in and out of their lives – a pattern which is definitely not good for children.” Cherlin was amazed to find out that American kids born to married couples experienced 6 percent more household disruption by age 15 than Swedish kids born to unmarried parents. “Remember, we’re talking about the ‘avant-garde’ Swedes compared to the ‘conservative’ Americans,” Cherlin says. The bottom line is that while marriage is good for kids, it’s best when it results in a stable home. Or, as Cherlin puts it, “Many of the problems faced by American’s children stem not from parents marrying too little but rather too often.”

What’s gone wrong? It would take volumes to try to assess. One factor is that most couples still embark on the marriage journey believing that “all we need is love and good sex.” Interestingly, too many still mistake infatuation and active hormones as convincing proof that love exists. Nor do they realize what else is needed even when genuine love is present. M. Bridget Brennan and Jerome L. Shen, in their book “Claiming Our Deepest Desires,” point out important elements missing in today’s new marriages: “Navigational tools of communication, conflict resolution, deep listening, willingness to admit errors and wrongdoings, a sense of humor, trust and emotional maturity are all necessary in a good and lasting marriage.” To these I would add a solid sense of commitment.

That’s not just a casual promise but a vow from the deepest core of ourself, that come good times or bad, we’ll both work on our relationship throughout life. A marriage relationship is a dynamic living organism undergoing various stages, cycles, rhythms and moods. Despite superficial premarriage “preparation courses” most go into a marriage relationship at a rather superficial level. Few expect a lifetime of work. We do not know our self or our spouse as well as we think we do. And what we don’t know can hurt us. Marriage is a process of self-discovery as well as spouse-discovery.

That’s why Gary and Betsy Ricucci quipped to newlyweds, “One of the best wedding gifts God gave you was a full-length mirror called your spouse. Had there been a card attached, it would have said, ‘Here’s to helping you discover what you’re really like.’ ” Psychologically and spiritually the other human we marry is, in the truest sense, to be a helpmate in our selfawareness and growth. The process of self-discovery and spouse discovery is an unending challenge. We are either going forward, going backward, or trying to live our relationship on cruise control – which means coasting

a l o n g effortlessly. Y e t , can anything lovi n g , enduring and beauFather Lou tiful ever Guntzelman be constructed Perspectives without personal effort? Father Lou Guntzelman is a Catholic priest of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Reach him at s or contact him directly at P.O. Box 428541, Cincinnati, OH 45242. Please include a mailing address or fax number if you wish for him to respond.

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Delhi-Price Hill Press

November 18, 2009


Rita’s readers resurrect Fern Storer’s beloved chili recipe Writing this column week after week never gets “old” to me. As I’ve ment i o n e d before, it’s the sharing of recipes and stories that make popuRita itlararead. Heikenfeld ApparRita’s kitchen ently Fern Storer, food editor at the Cincinnati Post for a very long time, had the same relationship with her readers. When Pam Timme asked for Fern’s chili recipe, I had no idea the response would be so great. I figured a few of you might have a copy. Well, not only did I get a couple dozen responses; one reader offered to send me a copy of Fern’s cookbook

(and I will definitely accept!). So thanks, thanks, thanks to all of you who shared recipes and stories of this unique lady. I wish I had met her. I understand she was an enthusiastic gardener, as well. I know my Mom liked Fern’s recipes, and that to me was a great endorsement. I made the chili during a demo at Macy’s on Saturday, and everyone loved the mild taste and thick consistency.

Fern Storer’s chili

Jean King, a Loveland reader, brought this in personally to me. By the way, Fern was a very detailed recipe writer. She wanted her readers to be able to recreate her recipes without one problem. Here’s my adaptation from her 1989 cookbook.

Mount Healthy reader Rob Hiller sent me the recipe, as well, along with the Cincinnati chili story Fern had as a sideline. Rob substituted 1⁄4 each ground cloves and allspice for the 6 whole called in the recipe. 1 pound ground beef (not hamburger – I used sirloin) 6 each: whole cloves and allspice, tied in cheesecloth, coffee filter, tea ball, etc. or 1⁄4 teaspoon each ground 1 ⁄2 of a medium-size onion, more if you like, chopped (I used about 1 cup) 1 clove garlic, finely minced, or 1⁄4 teaspoon powdered garlic or garlic salt (I used a teaspoon fresh garlic) Salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon chili powder (start with 2 teaspoons) 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano

28 oz. diced tomatoes 1 tablespoon brown sugar (I didn’t use) 1 ⁄4 teaspoon liquid hot pepper sauce, optional (I didn’t use) 1-2 regular size cans kidney beans with their liquid 1 ⁄2 cup dry red wine (a mellow burgundy), optional but good (I didn’t use) Cook ground beef until red color is almost gone. Add everything but beans and wine. Simmer gently and cook uncovered, about 20 minutes. Add beans and wine and cook another 15 minutes or so. It will be fairly thick. If it becomes thicker than you like, a cup or so of water may be added. Also, if you cool and refrigerate it, you will probably need to add a little water to the amount you reheat. This will make eight to 10

Texas Guitar Women playing McAuley Five women – the Texas Guitar Women – will entertain at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at McAuley High School. The concert, featuring Cindy Cashdollar, Sue Foley, Carolyn Wonderland, Sarah Brown and Lisa Pankratz, is part of the a series presented by the Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society. Austin-based Dobro and steel guitarist Cashdollar’s career has taken some surprising twists and turns that have led her to work with many of the leading artists in contemporary music. Her ability to complement a song

or step out with a tasteful, imaginative, and exciting solo has made her one of the most in-demand musicians on the American roots music scene. Foley is considered to be one of the finest blues/roots artists working today. At 16, she embarked on her professional career as a bandleader, lead guitar player and vocalist. For the past 20 years she has made her mark as a notable Canadian songwriter, producer and prolific recording artist. In 2000, her home country honored her with her first Juno Award.

Living in Austin renewed Wonderland’s focus on her multiple talents, underlining vocals with fine guitar work, trumpet, and piano, as well as the ability to whistle on key. A series of discs began with Alcohol & Salvation in 2003. Her music played in television series such as “Time of Your Life” and “Homicide.” Brown is a widely recognized and award winning bassist in the international blues and roots music scene living in Austin. Starting her career in the 1970s, it only took three gigs for her to realize that playing bass was

what she was meant to do. She was voted best bass player in the Austin Music Polls four years running as well as winning another AMP award for a 45 rpm release. She is the recipient of five Music City Texas awards, was nominated for two W.C. Handy awards, received a NAIRD Indie Award, and was featured in Bass Player magazine. Pankratz has become the drummer of choice for acts who wanted their country to shuffle with soul and their rock to have some swing in the beat. She has performed on

generous servings.

Taffy apple salad for Thanksgiving

Reader Laurel Muhlenbruch shares this favorite recipe. She also shared a wonderful carrot cake recipe from her mother-in-law, Doris Szegda, who lives in Canandaigua, N.Y. The carrot cake is a much requested holiday and birthday cake recipe. It’s in our online version of this column at 20 oz. pineapple chunks or crushed 2 cups mini-marshmallows 2 tablespoon flour 1 ⁄2 cup sugar 11⁄2 tablespoon white or cider vinegar 1 egg, well beaten 8 oz. Cool Whip


Fern Storer’s chili with Rita's homemade cheddar cheese crackers 11⁄2 cups chopped cocktail nuts 2 cups diced Jonathan apples, unpeeled Drain pineapple, keep juice. Mix pineapple chunks and marshmallows, refrigerate overnight. In saucepan over low heat, heat juice, sugar, flour, egg and vinegar. Stir continually and cook until thick. Rita Nader Heikenfeld is Macy’s certified culinary professional and family herbalist, an educator and author. E-mail her at columns@ with “Rita’s kitchen” in the subject line. Or call 513-248-7130, ext. 356. Visit

Society’s mission It is the mission of the Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society to act as a catalyst to bring high quality entertainment to the Greater Cincinnati area and to support values-based education. Inspiration: Over the last five years, St. Catharine of Siena school has dropped from an enrollment of over 400 students to 230. Much of this has had to do with the issues within the city of Cincinnati leading to a mass exodus to the suburbs. In addition, family demographics have changed significantly. Currently, 65 percent of the families attending St. Catharine have only one child and competition among schools has increased. St. Catharine is not alone. Of the 18 elementary schools in the St. Lawrence Deanery, 11 have 300 students or less. The idea is to create an additional revenue stream using a series of concerts with the proceeds going to St. Catharine and other area parochial schools. Source: Austin City Limits, the Conan O’Brien show, the Grand Ole Opry, Carnegie Hall and many pubs, clubs and honky tonks across the USA and Europe.

Information and tickets for the show are available on the Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society Web site at or you can call 484-0157.



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Delhi Press

November 18, 2009


BRIEFLY Neighbors Who Care

Maybe they delivered a home-cooked meal when you were under the weather, or watched your children while you ran a quick errand, or helped you with yard work. They are Neighbors Who Care, and we think they deserve recognition. Again this year, the Delhi Press will devote one of our holiday issues to honoring those in the community who have given a bit of themselves to make the lives of others better. No deed is too small (or too large). If you know a Neighbor Who Cares, tell us about them. You can nominate by sending an e-mail to, or by regular mail to Marc Emral, Delhi Press, 5556 Cheviot Road, Cincinnati, 45247. Include your name, address and phone number, as well as their name.

Society teas

The Delhi Historical Society is offering its annual Christmas Teas during the first two weeks of December. Teas includes traditional high tea fare, with light finger sandwiches, fruit and dessert, along with an assortment of teas. Teas begin at 12:30 p.m. on Dec. 4, 5, 6 and 12. The cost is $14 per person. To make a reservation call 9224538. Groups are welcome.

Grapplers unite

All former Oak Hills High School wrestlers are invited back to school Saturday, Dec. 12, to attend a wrestling reunion. The reunion is during the

Oak Hills-Elder match, beginning at 7 p.m. Alumni wrestlers will be admitted free but must preregister by e-mailing Mike Lindsey at lindsey_m@oak Participating alumni should arrive at 6:15 p.m. A social gathering after the match is planned. The time and place will be announced as information becomes available.

Dinner is on

Everyone is welcome toa free dinner form 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at Shiloh United Methodist Church, 580 Anderson Ferry Road, across from Delhi Middle School. This is open to anyone who would enjoy dining together. Guests are invited to a sit-down dinner served by youth volunteers. Menu this month includes Cincinnatistyle chili and spaghetti, cornbread, salad, and homemade desserts. Shiloh offers a community meal the last Friday of each month, but due to holidays will be one week earlier this month and on Dec. 18. To learn more about our ministry and mission, go to

In office

State Rep. Denise Driehaus (D – 31st District) will have office hours from 910:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Front Porch Coffee House, 5245 Glenway Ave.

Holiday concert

The Cincinnati Metropolitan Orchestra presents “Tis the Season,” a concert of holiday music featuring the orchestra, Children’s Chorus

and the Metropolitan Singers. The concert will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, in the Seton Performance Hall, 3901 Glenway Ave. The performance will include classic and modern holiday selections and audience sing-a-longs. It is free and open to the public, however donations are welcome. Visit for more information, or call the orchestra hotline at 941-8956.

Awareness week

To help students prepare for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, events are being held at the College of Mount St. Joseph in honor of Homelessness Awareness Week. The events are sponsored by the Office of Campus Ministry and the Campus Ministry Leadership Team. The week kicked off Monday. A Shantytown will be taking place on Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the Quad. Students will build their shanties out of cardboard, newspaper and duct tape at 6 p.m. At 9:30 p.m., a soup kitchen demonstration will be held, where students will stand in line to receive a bowl of hot soup, followed by a reflection. Students will then spend the night in their shanties to experience sleeping outside in the elements. The events come to a close with a candle light vigil on Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Shantytown at 5:30 p.m. There will be a short reflection about the connection between the issues of homelessness and our faith and how we are called to respond as faithful people. To learn more information

Written in stone

Last week’s photo featured the sign in front of C. O. Harrison Elementary School on Neeb Road in Delhi Township. Congratulations to the following readers who guessed correctly: R ya n Noell, Sandy Gerde, Colleen Meyer, Jake and F l y n n Ly k i n s , J o n G r a f , D a n i e l l e M u e n c h , Marisa Fink, Bill Zachritz, Bob and Jenice Miller, and Terr y Scott. This week’s clue is on A1.

Last week’s clue. about these events, please contact the Office of Campus Ministry at 513-244-4866.

National Merit honors

Several west-side high school students have been recognized for their achievements in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Two west-side seniors have placed in the top 2.5 percent of those who took the

test last year, earning them a spot as semi-finalists in the program. Oak Hills High School seniors Evan Frondorf and Angela Memory have been named semi-finalists. They are among the 16,000 students nationwide who have a chance to be considered for Finalist recognition in February. Several area seniors were

also named commended students in the program for placing in the top 5 percent of those who took the test. Elder High School seniors John Alexander, Ryan Priestle and Robert Toelke, and Oak Hills seniors Steven Argentiero, Adam Coey, Josh Ellis and Peter Namie are among the 34,000 students nationwide recognized as commended students.

Park district garners state awards for Winton Woods The Hamilton County Park District has won four awards, three being top awards, from the Ohio Parks and Recreation Association (OPRA) in areas of park area development, natural resource management, marketing and facility. Each year OPRA showcases Ohio’s best parks by honoring programs and projects that have made extraordinary commitments to Ohio communities. • In the category of park area development, the Hamilton County Park District received the top award of superior for the Winton Woods Campground expan-

sion project completed in May 2009. The award recognizes the expansion as a substantial recreational improvement that provides outstanding service to the community. The $2.6 million expansion included an addition of eight deluxe cabins, 25 full hookup back-in RV sites, 12 pull-through full hookup RV sites and a new 2,600 square foot campground office with retail and a snack bar. Other improvements included a new entrance and parking area, activity shelter, playground and RV dump station. • In the category of Nat-

Each year the Ohio Parks and Recreation Association showcases Ohio’s best parks by honoring programs and projects that have made extraordinary commitments to Ohio communities. ural Resource Management, the park district received the top award of superior for the controlled bow hunting program created in 2005 to reduce the number nuisance deer within park boundaries. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in protection and enhancement of nature resources. The program provides bow hunters an opportunity assist the parks in manage

nuisance deer population, which are harming vegetation growth and affecting other animal habitats. Hunters who apply are required to have an Ohio hunting license, deer tags and pass a strict qualification process, including a written safety test and an archery proficiency test. • In the category of Marketing (New Media/Electronic Media,) the district

received top award of superior for the district’s YouTube Channel created in spring 2009. The award recognizes the site as an outstanding promotional tool used to communicate to external audiences. The district uses the site to post recreational video and instructional segments created by park district staff, including golfing and fishing tips, video of the first official mountain bike trail in Hamilton County and a segment on the SoloRider, a modified golf cart for golfers with disabilities. • In the category of Facility, the district received the

honorable award of outstanding for the Winton Woods Warehouse Project completed in summer 2009. The award recognizes the building addition as an improvement to the functionality of the organization. The project included a 2,800 square foot addition to an existing warehouse for storage and office space, an enlarged entrance area and a canopy built over the warehouse shipping and receiving area. Winners of the OPRA Awards will be recognized at the OPRA conference awards presentation on Sunday, Jan. 24, in Akron.



Army National Guard Pfc. Shawn A. Hettesheimer has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Knox, Ky., which consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT). The private is a 2008 graduate of Oak Hills High

School. Hettesheimer is the son of Richard A. Hettesheimer of Cincinnati, and Cynthia M. Foote of West Harrison.


Eric Matthew Rasnake has joined the United States Air Force under the Delayed Entry Program. Rasnake, a 2009 graduate of Oak Hills High School, will report to Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, for basic training on Nov. 23. He is the son of Gary and Kim Rasnake, and the brother of Andy Rasnake, all of Delhi Township.


Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class William B. Gilkeson, son of Mary and Ernest Gilkeson of Cincinnati, and fellow sailors of Patrol Squadron 10 "Red Lancers" (VP-10), Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., recently completed the fourth month of their six-month deployment to the Navy's

Africa Command and Central Command, operating from bases in Quatar, Djibouti, and Japan.


Navy Seaman Joseph A. Mazzei, son of Mary K. and Joseph A. Mazzei of North Bend, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command,

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Army Pfc. Kelvin T. Mitchell Jr. has been mobilized and activated for deployment overseas to a forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Mitchell, a military police member, is normally assigned to the 585th Military Police Company, Marysville, Ohio. The private is a 2006 graduate of Oak Hills High School. He has two years of military service. He is the son of Kelvin T. Mitchell Sr. and brother of Steve L. Mitchell of Delhi Township.




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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden – needs volunteers in the volunteer education program. Volunteers will receive training, invitations to special events and a monthly newsletter, among other benefits. There are numerous volunteer opportunities now available, including: “Ask Me” Station Program, Slide Presenters Program, Tour Guide Program, Animal Handlers Program, CREW Education Program. Each area has its own schedule and requirements. Certified training is also required. Must be 18 or older and have a high school degree or GED diploma. For more information, call the zoo’s education department at 559-7752, or e-mail volunteereducator@cincinnatizoo.o rg, or visit GRRAND – Golden Retriever Rescue and Adoption of Needy Dogs takes in needy displaced, abandoned or unclaimed stray golden retrievers and places them in volunteer foster homes until adoptive families are found. Call 1-866-9812251 and leave your name and phone. Visit Email League For Animal Welfare – A no-kill shelter, needs volunteers 16 and older to help socialize cats and 18 and older to socialize and walk dogs. Other opportunities available. Call 735-2299, ext. 3. Save the Animals Foundation – Needs people 18 and older to staff its shelter for homeless cats and dogs. Call 378-0300 for cats and 588-6609 for dogs. Tri State County Animal Response Team (CART) – Is at 11216 Gideon Lane in Sycamore Township. Meetings are open to the public. Visit for monthly subjects or more information. Call 702-8373.


Business Volunteers for the Arts – BVA is accepting applications from business professionals with at least three years experience, interested in volunteering their skills within the arts community. Projects average six to eight months in length and can range from marketing or accounting to Web design or planning special events. A one-day training program is provided to all accepted applicants. Call 871-2787. Center for Independent Living Options – Seeking volunteers to staff Art Beyond Boundaries, gallery for artists with disabilities. Volunteers needed noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. Call 2412600. Cincinnati Museum Center – Needs volunteers to work in all three museums, the Cincinnati History

Museum, the Museum of Natural History and Science and the Cinergy Children’s Museum, and special exhibits. Call 287-7025.

Health care

American Diabetes Association – Seeks volunteers in its area office located downtown for clerical support, filling requests for educational materials from phone requests, data entry, special events support and coordinating the Health Fair. Call 759-9330. American Heart Association – Volunteers needed to assist with the American Heart Association’s cause campaigns, Power to End Stroke, Go Red For Women, Start!, and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. Assignments include clerical work, event specific duties and community outreach. Contact the American Heart Association at 281-4048 or e-mail Bethesda North Hospital – Seeks volunteer musicians for music therapy, featuring soothing music. Call 871-0783 or e-mail Also openings for volunteers in various areas. Call 745-1164. Captain Kidney Educational Program – Needs volunteers one or more mornings or afternoons a month during the school year to educate children in first through sixth grades about kidney function and disease. Training provided. Call 961-8105. Crossroads Hospice – Seeking volunteers to assist terminally ill patients and their families. Call 793-5070.

Wesley Community Services has been awarded a $1,000 grant from Subaru of America Inc. and MealsOn-Wheels Association of America as part of Subaru’s Share the Love campaign. The grant will help Wesley Community Services produce and deliver 250 Christmas Time Share the Love holiday meals to seniors in need. Each meal will consist of a slice of holiday ham, sweet potatoes, corn

pudding, green beans, dinner roll/butter and fresh baked Christmas cookies, and milk or juice. In addition to each meal, seniors will receive a holiday goody bag containing assorted personal care items such as skin cream, a miniature stocking, and Christmas candy donated and assembled by volunteers from area Cincinnati churches. Wesley Community Services fosters and supports

seniors seeking to remain in their home for as long as possible through the provision of essential homebased services including Home Cleaning Services, Meals-On-Wheels, Specialized Transportation, and a Pet Portions Program (free pet food for client pets) to over 2,300 seniors and individuals with disabilities. Wesley Community Services is funded by the Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio

and is a United Way partner agency. For more information about Wesley Community Services call 661-2777, or visit “This is the season of giving and we are so thankful that Subaru has decided to give back to our program to help us deliver meals to our clients for the holidays,” said Stephen Smookler, executive director of Wesley Community Services.


Community Shares of Greater Cincinnati – Seeking volunteer campaign assistant to plan workplace employee giving campaigns and campaign project support volunteers to assist with campaigns. Call 475-0475 or e-mail SCORE-Counselors to America’s Small Business – A non-profit association seeking experienced business people to counsel others who are or wish to go into business. Call 684-2812 or visit

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Residents at the Riverview Community recently spent a day indulging in a summer treat – watermelon. Pictured enjoying a slice is Hugo Bedford.

Social Services

American Cancer Society – Seeks volunteers for office help, assistance in resale shop, new recruits for the Young Professionals group, Relay For Life team captains, cancer survivors to help with support groups and more. Call 1-888-ACS-OHIO. Cincinnati Association for the Blind – Seeks volunteers in all areas, especially drivers available during the day. Weekend and evening hours also available. Call at 487-4217.

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Potted bulbs can ‘light up’ your spring anywhere if you plant now You can “light up” your yard next spring by planting spring bulbs in the ground now. But guess what? You can do the same thing to light up your outdoor containers next spring, or to bring spring bulb colors inside your home. Instead of planting bulbs in the ground, simply plant them in a pot. Growing spring bulbs in a container is easy. Here’s what you’ll need for your potted spring bulbs: • 4-, 6-, 8-inch or larger pots, with good drainage holes in the bottom • A good grade potting mix • Espoma’s Bulbtone (a fertilizer) • The bulbs of your choice. Any of the spring flowering bulbs will work,

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Bob Schaefer does his part to help with the Delhi Civic Association Make A Difference Day pruning trees at Floral Paradise Gardens.

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Lauren McDonald and Jake Boyer lug a can of clippings at Floral Paradise Gardens. The two College of Mount St. Joseph students said they pitched as volunteers for the Delhi Civic Association Make a Difference Day hoping to do just that.

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Beau Breiner, 17, and Andrew Burkhart, 16, members of Elder High School’s Key Club, were among the volunteers helping with the Delhi Civic Association Make a Difference Day.

Civic group works to make a difference By Heidi Fallon

Dozens of volunteers of all ages turned out to help the Delhi Civic Association Make a Difference. Kevin Kappa, association president, took a break from sawing a pine tree to

declare the annual Make a Difference Day a success. He estimated between 30 and 50 folks showed up despite the occasional drizzle and chilly temperatures to spruce up township parks. The work at Clearview Lake at Delhi Township

Park also unearthed a military memorial. The stone wall along Foley Road was a surprise to workers clearing the area. The morning of chores also included planting bulbs, clearing flower beds and picking up litter

Maria McDonald, a Seton High School sophomore and Delhi Township resident, teamed up with Jean Abrams, Delhi Township, to weed a flower bed at Floral Paradise Gardens as volunteers for the Delhi Civic Association Make a Difference Day. PHOTOS BY HEIDI FALLON/STAFF

Luke Stowe, 16, Green Township, and Nils Illokken, 15, Delhi Township, hoist a potted shrub to put in the Floral Paradise Gardens greenhouse. The teens are Elder High School students volunteering for the Delhi Civic Association Make a Difference Day.

Brad Gates, 13, takes a break to warm with a cup of hot chocolate. The 13year-old was a volunteer with a group from his Our Lady of Victory parish helping with the Delhi Civic Association Make a Difference Day.

to tree limbs at Delhi Township Park. The group had another successful Make a Difference Day sprucing up township parks.

Mark Depenbrock and his 3-year-old son, Kaleb, combine helping spruce up flower beds at Floral Paradise Gardens with a lesson on civic pride. The father-son duo were among the dozens of volunteers helping the Delhi Civic Association with its annual Make a Difference Day.

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College of Mount St. Joseph volunteers Patty Mills and Kara Chalfin were among those assigned to work at Clearview Lake for the Delhi Civic Association Make a Difference Day. The work included finding and clearing a military memorial along Foley Road.

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Americo Araujo

Americo Araujo, 87, Delhi Township, died Oct. 31. Survived by children Carlos (Marti) Araujo, Nanda (Jarvis Ward) Araujo; grandchildren Eric, Scott Araujo. Preceded in death by wife Maria Joaquina Araujo “Jackie” Araujo Services were Nov. 7 at St. Dominic. Arrangements by Vitt, Stermer and Anderson Funeral Home. Memorials to the Hospice of Cincinnati.

Gerald Binder

Gerald M. Binder, 69, formerly of Delhi Township, died Nov. 4 in Tampa, Fla. Survived by children Michael (Leslie) Binder, Elizabeth (Chris) Davis; grandchildren Mark, Nancy Binder, Michael Davis; great-grandson George; sisters Betty (Jerry) Karle, Rita (Jim) Brandewiede; friend Marie Spino. Preceded in death by parents Anthony, Alma Binder. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at Our Lady of Victory.

Cecelia Downs

Cecelia Frank Downs, 82, died Nov. 4. She was a bookkeeper for Strietman’s Bakery. Survived by sons Jim, Jerry Downs; grandson Mark Downs; great-grandchildren Hayley, Stephen Downs; sister Sister Anne Rose, S.C. Preceded in death by husband Jack Downs. Services were Nov. 9 at Dalbert, Woodruff & Isenogle Funeral Home.

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Don Duebber

Don W. Duebber, 89, died Nov. 9. He worked in real estate development and sales for 50 years. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. Survived by children James (Jackie) Duebber, Susan (Trey) Webster; grandchildren Andrew, Abbie, Ryan, Brandon, Anna, Scott, Stephanie; siblings Ruth Holthaus, Bob Duebber. Preceded in death by wife Margaret Duebber. Services were Nov. 13 at Dalbert, Woodruff & Isenogle Funeral Home. Memorials to: Alzheimer’s Association, 644 Linn Street, Suite 1026, Cincinnati, OH 45203.

Rheba Gibson

Rheba Gibson, 87, Price Hill, died Nov. 7. She worked for Franklin Textile Industrials. Survived by children Ronald (Sandra), Larry (Vickie) Gibson, Janet (Ronald) Thiemann, Darlene (Ronnie) Bevis; 11 grandGibson children; 33 great-grandchildren; two greatgreat-grandchildren; three sisters; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by five siblings. Arrangements by Dalbert, Woodruff & Isenogle Funeral Home.

Harry Green Sr.

Harry James Green Sr., 61, died Nov. 8. He was a driver for Queen City Metro. He was a Vietnam veteran. Survived by children Harry Green Jr., Melinda Kaylor; companion


Earl Jerome Gill, born 1961, possession of drugs, 3601 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 29. Elbert Amison, born 1983, felonious assault, 944 Chateau Ave., Oct. 30. James N. Gross, born 1975, theft under $300, 3609 Warsaw Ave., Nov. 2. John Dennis Jones, born 1956, burglary, 743 Hawthorne Ave., Oct. 31. Kendra James, born 1984, felonious assault, 931 Enright Ave., Oct. 26. Louis Schunk, born 1979, domestic violence, 3431 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 29. Orlando R. Grier, born 1980, felonious assault, 934 Chateau Ave., Nov. 1. Rhonda M. Gibson, born 1977, disorderly conduct, possession of open

flask and obstruction of official business, 3021 Warsaw Ave., Nov. 2. Walter Miller, born 1990, criminal trespass and possession of drugs, 3201 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 26. Wayne Anthony White, born 1966, possession of drugs, 3201 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 31. Carlos Torres, born 1966, menacing, 2811 Warsaw Ave., Nov. 1.




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Joann Metzler; grandchildren Ashley, Joshua, Joseph, Emmie, Audrey; greatgranddaughter Araia Hope; six siblings; aunts, uncles, nieces, Green nephews and friends. Services were Nov. 11 at Dalbert, Woodruff & Isenogle Funeral Home. Memorials to: American Cancer Society, 2806 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206.

Stanley Grimes

Stanley Grimes, 88, Delhi Township, died Nov. 6. He was a painter for the United States Postal Service. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Survived by wife Mary Lou Grimes; children Mary (Paul) Morehart, Alex (Carroll) Phelps; daughterin-law Karen Grimes; grandchildren Hannah (Ryan), Nathan (Amy), Ian (Allison), Kurt, David (Karen), Stephanie (Wayne), Lauren; greatgrandchildren Evan, Cohen; siblings Dewey, Gilbert Jr. Grimes, Marie Scott, Katherine Green. Preceded in death by son Stanley Grimes, siblings Henry, Robert, Charles Grimes, Jeanette Bigger, Martha Brewer, Viola Combs, Ohma Stahl. Services were Nov. 14 at Oak Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Dalbert, Woodruff & Isenogle Funeral Home. Memorials to: Alzheimer’s Association, 644 Linn St., Suite 1026, Cincinnati, OH 45203, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 2300 Wall St., Suite H, Cincinnati, OH 45212 or Vitas Hospice, 1150 Northlake Drive, Suite 400, Cincinnati, OH 45249.

Marco Alexander, born 1990, falsification, 3756 Warsaw Ave., Nov. 2. Brian R. Bauer, born 1971, domestic violence, 3201 Warsaw Ave., Nov. 2. Amber Lee Raines, born 1980, possession of drugs, 3641 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 27. Cecilia Beatrice Mork, born 1982, theft under $300, 3604 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 31. Donald Q. Woods, born 1975, tampering with evidence, having weapon with drug conviction, receiving stolen firearm, carrying concealed weapon and obstruction of official business, 818 Elberon Ave., Nov. 1. Mary Jerauld, born 1988, complicity to forgery, 3461 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 26. Mickey Isbel, born 1984, forgery, 3461 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 26. Paul E. Chandler, born 1978, possession of drugs, 812 Elberon Ave., Oct. 29. Richard G. Carlson, born 1957, building code violation, 3655 Glenway Ave., Oct. 27. Shelly Kekes, born 1960, cultivate marijuana and possession of drugs, 731 Elberon Ave., Oct. 22. Tammy M. Hall, born 1975, criminal damaging or endangerment, 3201

Dolores Halpin

Dolores O’Brien Halpin, 96, died Nov. 5. She was a homemaker. Survived by children Tom (Tish), Mike, Dan (Joan), Terry, Pat (Ruth Ann), Joe (Karen), Kathy Halpin; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband Joseph Halpin, sisters Mary Louise O’Brien, Martha Altevers, Helen Pierson. Services were Nov. 10 at the Bayley Place Enrichment Center. Arrangements by Meyer & Geiser Funeral Home. Memorials to: Our Daily Bread, P.O. Box 14862, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0862.

Beatrice Hunter

Beatrice Hunter, 88, died Nov. 7. She was a registered nurse at University Hospital. Survived by children Carol (Harold) Phillips, R. Scott (Jan), Bruce (Amy) Hunter, Nancy (Mike) Yarbrough; grandchildren Hunter Heather, Meghan, Caitlyn Phillips, Katie, Darcie, Sam, Beck Hunter, Tanya, Travis Yarbrough; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husband Robert Hunter. Services were Nov. 12 at Twin Towers Chapel. Arrangements by Dalbert, Woodruff & Isenogle Funeral Home. Memorials to: Alzheimer’s Association, 644 Linn St., Suite 1026, Cincinnati, OH 45203 or Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 2300 Wall St., Suite H, Cincinnati, OH 45212.

About police reports The Community Press 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: • Delhi Township: Chief Jim Howarth, 922-0060. • Cincinnati District 3: Captain Kim Frey, 263-8300. Warsaw Ave., Oct. 31. Timothy R. Wilson, born 1970, forgery, 3461 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 30. Domonick Hunley, born 1981, violation of temporary protection order and aggravated menacing, 4030 Glenway Ave., Oct. 28. Greg Glaab, born 1979, menacing and disorderly conduct, 4526 Glenway Ave., Oct. 26. John Ronell Sparks, born 1958, dis-

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Raymond Jones

Raymond R. Jones, 87, died Nov. 5. He was a foreman for the National Lead Company. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survived by daughters Judith MacKnight, Carole Baginski; grandchildren Robert, Kathryn MacKnight, Daniel, Grant, Kelley Baginski. Preceded in death by wife Ruth Jones. Services were Nov. 10. Arrangements by Dalbert, Woodruff & Isenogle Funeral Home.

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Alexa Grace “Lexi, “ John Cole “Cole” and Paul Caden “Cade” Phillips, infant children of Aaron and Beth Phillips of Delhi Township, died Oct. 30. Also survived by grandparents Kirby, Vikki Phillips, Hugh, Janet Burger; many aunts, uncles and cousins. Services were Nov. 13 at St. Dominic. Arrangements by Meyer Funeral Home.

Joseph Presutto

Joseph J. Presutto, 86, died Nov. 10. He was an accountant. Survived by daughter Donna Presutto; brothers Gino, Benjamin Presutto. Preceded in death by wife Laura Presutto. Services were Nov. 12 at St. Antoninus. Arrangements by Meyer & Geiser Funeral Home. Memorials to: St. Antoninus Endowment Fund, 1500 Linneman Road, Cincinnati, OH 45238 or Mercy Franciscan at West Park, 2950 West Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45238.

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Laura Presutto

Laura Blankenship Presutto, 86, died Nov. 8. She was a homemaker. Survived by daughter Donna Presutto; sisters Bernice Layne, Norita Cutter. Her husband, Joseph Presutto, died Nov. 10. Preceded in death by siblings Geraldine Mosley, Bill Blankenship. Services were Nov. 12 at St. Antoninus. Arrangements by Meyer & Geiser Funeral Home. Memorials to: St. Antoninus Endowment Fund, 1500 Linneman Road, Cincinnati, OH 45238 or Mercy Franciscan at West Park, 2950 West Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45238.

Hettie Snapp

Hettie M. Snapp, 66, Delhi Township, died Nov. 2. Survived by husband Ken Snapp Sr.; children Beverly Post, Mary Egloff, Kimberly (Victor) Moore, Ken (Sandy) Snapp Jr.; grandchildren Chrissy (Travis), Christopher (Rachael), Steven (Brittany), Andrew, Michael, Kayla, Hope, Brianna; great-grandchildren Tyler, Parker, Reagen, Chloe; siblings Lois Roach, Ronald (Nollie), Hibbard (Darlene), Dennis (Kim) Hatfield, Linda (Wayne) Keaton, Cora (Mike) Monk, Brenda (Roger) Lively, Debbie (Chuck) Morgan. Services were Nov. 6 at Gwen Mooney Funeral Home.

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Gannett News Service Virginia Gayle “Ginny” Chizer discovered her passion early in life. “She loved being on stage. She never lost that love,” said her daughter, Cheri Misleh of Madeira. “I think she was born with that artistic gift.” As a youngster, the Gary, Ind., native got her first taste of performing by tap dancing with her sister. In high school, inspired by a drama teacher, she turned her attention to the theater. And later in life, she shared that passion for theater by teaching drama for more than 20 years at Oak Hills High School, while also acting in and directing community theater shows. Mrs. Chizer of Bright, Ind., died Friday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Hospice of Cincinnati. She was 76. In the early 1950s, she performed in theater productions while attending Indiana State University. But she left school to marry another Gary native, Lewis Chizer. They met when he was home on winter break from Harvard University. After he was hired by Procter & Gamble, the couple moved to Cincinnati and raised two children. Mrs. Chizer was a stayat-home mother who didn’t stay at home; she joined the Drama Workshop, one of the area’s first community theaters. In 1970, she enrolled at the University of Cincinnati. After earning her education degree, she was hired by Oak Hills to teach English and drama. Like the drama teacher who once inspired her, Mrs. Chizer inspired others, including 1984 Oak Hills graduate Dan Doerger of Covington. “What was great about her was she had that ability

to see things in people that people couldn’t even see in t h e m selves,” he said. Chizer Like Mrs. Chizer, Doerger for a time taught high school English and drama. Today as an education professor at Indiana University, he works with people who want to be teachers. “It really is amazing that she knew this is what I would probably excel at. And she was 100 percent right,” Doerger said. Some of her students went on to appear in Hollywood movies and TV shows or to perform with cruise lines. In 2003, Mrs. Chizer was inducted into the Educational Theater Association’s International Hall of Fame. Explaining her commitment to theater, Mrs. Chizer said at the time: “I get to work with wonderful people, that’s what I love.” She also was inducted into the Ohio Educational Theater Association Hall of Fame. And she received two notable local community theater awards: the Roger Grooms Award and ACTCincinnati’s Art Rouse Award. But of all the roles she played, her favorite, her daughter said, was that of grandmother to her five grandchildren. Besides her daughter, Mrs. Chizer is survived by her husband, Lewis Chizer of Bright; her son, John Chizer of Indianapolis; and her sister, Claudette Pratt, of Bartlesville, Okla. Memorials: Wesmates Endowment Fund, in care of Westwood United Methodist Church, 3460 Epworth Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45211; or Hospice of Cincinnati, 4350 Cooper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242.


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Information is provided as a public service by the office of Hamilton County Auditor Dusty Rhodes. Neighborhood designations are approximate. ment LLC to Armstrong, Princess; $65,000. 1101 Woodlawn Ave.: Nationstar Mortgage LLC to Blue Spruce Entities LLC; $2,000. 1101 Woodlawn Ave.: Blue Spruce Entities LLC to Econohomes Reo LLC; $6,500. 1520 Manss Ave.: Investors Funding Source Ltd. to Equity Trust Company; $6,860. 1691 Gr Ave.: Johnson, Justin T. to Federal National Mortgage Association; $30,000. 2527 Warsaw Ave.: Edwards, Janet and Joan to Edwards, Janet; $32,930. 3200 Glenway Ave.: Bridges, Herstle to Central Mortgage Company; $34,000. 404 Elberon Ave.: Merchants Bank and Trust Company to Jesse Consulting LLC; $8,000. 540 Gr Ave.: Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Boschert, Doug; $6,000. 824 Elberon Ave.: Archbishop of Cincinnati Tr. to Madden, David; $63,500. 925 Woodlawn Ave.: Banks, Victoria to Cook, Quentis; $10. 926 Enright Ave.: Federal National Mortgage Association to Pondaco, Dominick; $16,500. 940 Olive Ave.: MPH Real Estate LLC to Bank of America NA; $38,000. 961 Purcell Ave.: Williams, Nancy E. to Holder-Conliff, Melinda; $13,600. Address not available: KF Lehman Road LLC to Hayhow, Adam; $80,000. 1115 Grand Ave.: Bridges, Herstle L. to Infinity Ventures LLC; $13,200. 1703 Wyoming Ave.: GMAC Mortgage LLC to Jeffries, Mike; $7,900. 466 Purcell Ave.: Gratsch, Jerry A. to Brown, Joe; $5,000. 746 Terry St.: Perez, Barbara to Midfirst Bank; $12,000.




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From page B8 orderly conduct and obstruction of official business, 4165 W. Eighth St., Nov. 1. Lawrence M. Mullins, born 1970, possession of drugs, 4650 Glenway Ave., Oct. 30. Mark A. Arden, born 1965, possession of open flask, 1100 Winfield Ave., Oct. 26. Josephine Renee Etzel, born 1983, drug abuse, obstruction of official business and possession of drug paraphernalia, 4464 W. Eighth St., Oct. 26. Roger Quitman Cable, born 1953, domestic violence, 1332 Beech Ave., Oct. 27. Roy Golden, born 1982, possession of drug paraphernalia, 1248 Rosemont Ave., Oct. 24. Sydney E. Boesken, born 1975, possession of drug paraphernalia obstruction of official business and drug abuse, 4464 W. Eighth St., Oct. 26. Terrice Short, born 1991, possession of open flask, 3920 Glenway Ave., Oct. 23. Anna Finkbeiner, born 1990, theft under $300, 3609 Warsaw Ave., Nov. 6. Geanna Renee Mitchell, born 1971, resisting arrest, 1107 Woodlawn Ave., Nov. 4. Jody Wright, born 1978, theft under $300, 3609 Warsaw Ave., Nov. 6. Leon Shavers, born 1965, unlawful use of vehicle joyriding, 3201 Warsaw Ave., Nov. 7. Milo Marshall, born 1981, trafficking and having weapon with conviction or indictment, 3409 W. Eighth St., Nov. 3. Charlotte L. Johnson, born 1981, possession of dangerous drug, 3400 W. Eighth St., Nov. 4. Christopher Smith, born 1991, obstruction of official business, 1036 Wells St., Nov. 5. Gustavo Anastacio, born 1979, domestic violence, 3626 Warsaw Ave., Nov. 4. Tabitha Gribbin, born 1977, criminal trespass, 3609 Warsaw Ave., Nov. 6. Stanley Joiner, born 1980, possession of drugs and having weapon with conviction or indictment, 3201 Warsaw Ave., Nov. 3. Anthony J. Zimmer, born 1987, consuming liquor in motor vehicle, 3630 Warsaw Ave., Nov. 5.

Crystal Coleman, born 1984, assault, 3609 Warsaw Ave., Nov. 5. Krissie S. Wheeler, born 1982, theft under $300, 3609 Warsaw Ave., Nov. 4. Lakisha Jones, born 1979, domestic violence and telephone harassment, 1753 Grand Ave., Nov. 7. Mario Adolfo Puac, born 1991, obstruction of official business, 719 Elberon Ave., Nov. 3. David Brooks, born 1985, domestic violence, 3710 Westmont Drive, Nov. 6. John Patrick Johnson, born 1980, 4724 Glenway Ave., Nov. 4. Kenny Sheppard, born 1966, rape under age 13, 1271 Manss Ave., Nov. 6. Brett Allen Sandlin, born 1980, domestic violence, 4544 Clearview Ave., Nov. 5. Joey Waters, born 1990, theft under $300, 615 Trenton Ave., Nov. 3. Justin Allen Schwab, born 1987, city or local ordinance violation, 4753 Rapid Run Pike, Nov. 2. Kyle Lorenzo English, born 1979, possession of drugs, 1637 Minion Ave., Nov. 3. Rosa Wade, born 1983, complicity to aggravated robbery, 2299 Wyoming Ave., Nov. 6.

Incidents Aggravated burglary

1917 Westmont Lane, Oct. 19. 1004 Rapid Ave., Oct. 17. 3738 St. Lawrence Ave., Oct. 28.

Aggravated robbery

3745 Westmont Drive, Oct. 18. 3810 Mayfield Ave., Oct. 23. 1000 Grand Ave., Oct. 29. 1200 Dewey Ave., Oct. 31. 1266 Iliff Ave., Oct. 28. 2219 Ferguson Road, Oct. 25. 991 Enright Ave., Oct. 24. 994 Chateau Ave., Oct. 23. 3424 Kensington Place, Nov. 4. 502 Elberon Ave., Nov. 4.

Breaking and entering

120 Revere Ave., Oct. 19. 1605 Quebec Road, Oct. 20. 1725 Patrick Drive, Oct. 18. 3333 Glenway Ave., Oct. 16. 3747 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 17. 3783 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 17. 3824 W. Eighth St., Oct. 16. 409 Considine Ave., Oct. 17. 4618 Midland Ave., Oct. 19. 4891 N. Overlook Ave., Oct. 17. 4972 Shirley Place, Oct. 21.

532 Purcell Ave., Oct. 16. 1007 Edgetree Lane, Oct. 29. 1036 Rosemont Ave., Oct. 26. 1212 Manss Ave., Oct. 26. 1621 Wyoming Ave., Oct. 24. 1701 Wyoming Ave., Oct. 28. 1802 Ashbrook Drive, Oct. 28. 3427 Price Ave., Oct. 28. 3749 Glenway Ave., Oct. 25. 3816 Davoran St., Oct. 28. 4931 Glenway Ave., Oct. 31. 4974 Cleves Warsaw Pike, Oct. 23. 847 Kreis Lane, Oct. 27. 6943 Gracely Drive, Nov. 4. 1033 Wells St., Nov. 4. 1232 Quebec Road, Nov. 2. 1272 Gilsey Ave., Nov. 2. 3012 Glenway Ave., Nov. 4. 3601 Warsaw Ave., Nov. 4. 4855 Glenway Ave., Nov. 3. 917 Rutledge Ave., Nov. 4.


1026 McPherson Ave., Oct. 21. 1148 Considine Ave., Oct. 18. 1641 Dewey Ave., Oct. 22. 1743 Grand Ave., Oct. 16. 1815 First Ave., Oct. 20. 1868 Sunset Ave., Oct. 20. 1919 Wyoming Ave., Oct. 19. 3012 Lehman Road, Oct. 20. 3527 Glenway Ave., Oct. 21. 4326 W. Eighth St., Oct. 16. 4724 Glenway Ave., Oct. 21. 710 Overlook Ave., Oct. 21. 780 Wells St., Oct. 22. 6156 Ottawa St., Oct. 24. 6636 River Road, Oct. 28. 6642 Parkland Ave., Oct. 28. 1006 Winfield Ave., Oct. 30. 1013 Rapid Ave., Oct. 27. 1014 McPherson Ave., Oct. 29. 1049 McPherson Ave., Oct. 26. 1060 Regina Ave., Oct. 28. 1105 Elberon Ave., Oct. 30. 1125 Winfield Ave., Oct. 28. 1231 Sliker Ave., Oct. 29. 1641 Tuxworth Ave., Nov. 1. 1670 Gellenbeck St., Oct. 28. 2827 Lehman Road, Oct. 24. 2838 Lehman Road, Oct. 29. 3751 Westmont Drive, Oct. 29. 3777 W. Liberty St., Oct. 26. 3918 North Clerose Circle, Oct. 24. 403 Purcell Ave., Oct. 26. 4121 W. Liberty St., Oct. 30. 4121 W. Liberty St., Oct. 30. 4413 W. Eighth St., Oct. 24. 4944 Heuwerth Ave., Oct. 23. 609 Trenton Ave., Oct. 25. 618 Trenton Ave., Oct. 23. 717 Elberon Ave., Oct. 24. 731 Elberon Ave., Oct. 26. 748 McPherson Ave., Oct. 29.


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Felonious assault

1260 Rosemont Ave., Oct. 21. 1419 Beech Ave., Oct. 22. 1713 Grand Ave., Oct. 22. 547 Virgil Road, Nov. 1. 818 Elberon Ave., Oct. 31. 931 Enright Ave., Oct. 24. 934 Chateau Ave., Oct. 30.

Grand theft

1735 Wyoming Ave., Oct. 22. 740 Considine Ave., Oct. 16. 6339 Hillside Ave., Oct. 27. 1614 Kellywood Ave., Oct. 27. 3620 Lasalle St., Oct. 23. 3775 Westmont Drive, Oct. 27. 1013 Rosemont Ave., Nov. 4. 1118 Rutledge Ave., Nov. 4. 4503 W. Eighth St., Nov. 3. 800 Nebraska Ave., Nov. 1. 920 Woodlawn Ave., Nov. 1.

Petit theft

6340 River Road, Oct. 16. 1022 Gilsey Ave., Oct. 20. 2025 Wyoming Ave., Oct. 21. 3410 Glenway Ave., Oct. 16. 3410 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 19. 3609 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 16. 3609 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 20. 3609 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 21. 3609 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 22. 4014 St. Lawrence Ave., Oct. 18. 4303 Delridge Drive, Oct. 18. 4861 N. Overlook Ave., Oct. 19. 725 Hermosa Ave., Oct. 18. 729 Rosemont Ave., Oct. 18. 755 Wells St., Oct. 20. 905 Rosemont Ave., Oct. 17. 906 Suire Ave., Oct. 20. 7000 Gracely Drive, Oct. 27. 7050 Gracely Drive, Oct. 27. 1057 Schiff Ave., Oct. 26. 1226 Carson Ave., Oct. 29. 2944 Lehman Road, Oct. 28. 3401 Glenway Ave., Oct. 27. 3431 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 25. 3601 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 23. 3609 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 26. 3609 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 28. 3747 Warsaw Ave., Oct. 27. 4220 Glenway Ave., Oct. 29. 4241 Glenway Ave., Oct. 29. 4790 Prosperity Place, Oct. 28. 4833 Prosperity Place, Oct. 28. 540 South Delridge Drive, Oct. 24.

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