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Bike plan on tap

A presentation on the city’s Master Bike Plan will be part of Hyde Park Neighborhood Council’s annual spring meeting. The meeting will be 7 p.m. Thursday, May 20, at Knox Presbyterian Church, 3400 Michigan Ave. The Master Bike Plan is expected to provide the longterm vision for the development of a citywide bicycle network so cyclists feel as safe and comfortable riding bikes for their daily needs as they do in their cars. FULL STORY, A2

Plans are wilting

Plans to bring a farmers market to Mount Lookout this summer are on hold. The Mount Lookout Community Council wanted to host a farmers market but two locations – Chase bank on Delta Avenue and Ault Park – did not work out. “It’s so disappointing because we are so excited about it,” said Cha Soutar, community council marketing director. “We’re still looking at other options.” FULL STORY, A2

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If all goes according to plan during the Ridge and Highland intersection project Columbia Township could save several thousand dollars. Columbia Township set aside $60,000 for the project, which consists of adding turn lanes on both roads and widening each of the four corners of the intersection. FULL STORY, A3

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Hyde Park wheels into Bike Month this May. As part of Bike Month, Queen City Bike has organized a Bike-toWork Week May 17-21. As part of Bike-toWork Week Cycle commuter stopover stations will be set up A commuter throughout station will be set up at the Hyde Park the Tristate, Coffee Emporium as including part of Bike-to-Work one at The Week. C o f f e e From 7 a.m.-9 Emporium, a.m. Monday, May 3316 Erie 17, the Emporium, Ave. 3316 Erie Ave., will From 7offer free coffee and 9 a.m. snacks to cyclists, M o n d a y, and a bicycle May 17, the mechanic will be Emporium available to provide will offer inspections. free coffee For information and snacks on other Bike Month to cyclists, activities, visit the and a bicyWeb site www. cle mechanqueencitybike.com. ic will be available to provide inspections. “The purpose of the week is to get people on their bicycles to try something new, whether it is a long or short ride, (and) to see just how fun and practical bicycles can

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Hyde Park resident Rob Pasquinucci cycles along Victoria Lane. Hyde Park is among the communities participating in Bike-to-Work Week. A commuter station will be set up at the Coffee Emporium, 3316 Erie Ave., Monday, May 17. be,” said Gary Wright, president of Queen City Bike. Hyde Park resident Rob Pasquinucci, who is a member of Queen City Bike, said one of the goals of Bike Month is to raise awareness. Pasquinucci, who also serves on the Hyde Park Neighborhood

Council, said he cycles about three to four times a week. “With its tree-lined streets, this neighborhood makes biking a pleasure,” he said. “It’s an easy ride to the Square.” With the commuter station set up at Coffee Emporium, Pasquinucci said Hyde Park is more

involved in the Bike Month activities this year. “We’re hoping people see the viability of using a bicycle for shorter errands to save gas,” he said. For a list of other activities throughout the Tristate, visit the website www.queencitybike.com.

Mariemont may increase trash fee By Lisa Wakeland lwakeland@communitypress.com

Mariemont residents may pay 64 percent more to have trash removed. The village is facing a $350,000 deficit in the general and paramedic funds and the Finance Committee recently outlined recommendations to significantly reduce the deficit. From an increase in trash fees to joining an insurance pool, the Finance Committee has projected a $360,000 savings. The largest amount of savings – about $110,000 – is projected to come from the trash fee increase. The Finance Committee has proposed increasing the annual household trash fee from $55 to $90, increasing the trash sticker fee from $1 to $2 and increasing the annual rental trash fee from $35 to $60. Finance Committee Chairman Andy Black said they examined every budget item and looked at areas that had maximum financial benefit and minimal service

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impact. “We’re setting some posts for the village to navigate through what is going to be a tough economic time,” said committee member and Councilwoman Kim Sullivan. “We’re doing the best we can to keep service levels high, but make smart cuts where we can.” Black said some savings such as the employee insurance pool, freeze on end-of-year employee bonuses and the landscaping contract only impact this year’s budget, but the deficit reduction road map has laid the foundation for a smarter budgeting process in the future. “We’ve made a pretty material

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reduction in expenses and we’ve done it in a good, collaborative way,” said Councilman and committee member Jeff Andrews. Andrews said he would like to continue receiv-

ing input from department heads for savings and efficiency opportunities during the yearly budgeting process, but also look at further economic development and revenue generation for the village. Each of the deficit reduction recommendations will be evaluated in other village committees and voted on by council before implementation.

Recommendations The Mariemont Finance Committee recently recommended ideas to reduce the village’s $350,000 deficit in the general and paramedic funds. Staffing reductions made last year are included in the plan. • Increase trash sticker fee from $1 to $2; increase annual household trash fee from $55 to $90; increase annual rental trash fee from $35 to $60. Projected savings is $110,000. • Create a combined police and fire chief position. Projected savings is $96,000. • Reduced staffing levels in maintenance and fire departments.

Projected savings of $75,000. • Accept the Center for Local Governments insurance plan. Projected savings is $25,000. • Revise landscaping contract. Projected savings of $22,000. • Suspend village employees endof-year bonus for 2010. Projected savings is $17,000. • Eliminate village-provided weekly brush removal. Projected savings of $5,000. • Increase ambulance transport fee. Projected revenue increase is $5,000. • Relocating the tax office. Projected savings is $5,000.

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to host a farmers market but two locations – Chase bank on Delta Avenue and Ault Park – did not work out. “It’s so disappointing because we are so excited about it,” said Cha Soutar, community council marketing director. “We’re still looking at other options.” The community council announced the plans for a farmers market earlier this year, with tentative plans to host the market in the square on Saturday afternoons during the summer and early fall. John Brannock, commu-

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McManis said Hyde Park has a lot of avid cyclists who will likely be interested in the plan. “It will impact a lot of the major streets in the Hyde Park community,” she said. The spring meeting will also include recognitions for the Hyde Park Person of the Year as well as the Hyde Park Students of the Year. For information, visit the website www.hydeparkcincinnati.org. The site also has a link to the Master Bike Plan.

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BRIEFLY Mariemont Civic Association meeting

Alex Sulfsted will be the guest speaker at the next Mariemont Civic Association meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday, May 20, at the Mariemont Parish Center, 3908 Plainville Road. Sulfsted, the first Mariemont High School graduate to be drafted by the National Football League, will talk about his experience playing for the Washington Redskins and Cincinnati Bengals. Visit mariemontcivic.org for details.

Woman’s Art Club yard sale May 15

The Woman’s Art Club is hosting a fundraising sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 15 at the Cultural Center, 6980 Cambridge Ave. in Mariemont. Items will be accepted until May 14 and include gently used household items, home decor, art supplies, tools and books. Clothing will not be accepted. Baked goods are also needed for the Saturday sale. Volunteers are needed to sort the items from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 14. Call Jan Boone, 791-7044 or 272-3700, for details.

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The Mariemont City Schools will conduct a districtwide community meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, in the high school gym, 3812 Pocahontas Ave. Residents can learn about progress on the facilities plan, see preliminary site work, review projected timeline for construction and ask questions of school district officials.


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Intersection construction could come under budget By Rob Dowdy rdowdy@communitypress.com

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Traffic concerns at the intersection of Ridge and Highland roads have caused Columbia Township and Hamilton County to join forces in a construction project that will add turn lanes at the intersection.

If all goes according to plan during the Ridge and Highland intersection project Columbia Township could save several thousand dollars. Columbia Township set aside $60,000 for the project, which consists of adding turn lanes on both roads and widening each of the four corners of the intersection. However, based on the price of the bids returned, Columbia Township Administrator Michael Lemon said the township could get back between $5,000 and $6,000 if the project

doesn’t face unanticipated changes when it begins the second week of May. “We’re committed to no more than $60,000,” he said. The total project is estimated to cost $3.6 million, with 90 percent of the cost covered by a state grant. The remaining 10 percent is basically split between the township and Hamilton County, with Cincinnati covering the cost of resurfacing a small portion of Highland. Eric Beck, construction engineer for the Hamilton County Engineer’s Office, said the Ridge and Highland intersection has long been a problem,

but the county was reluctant to take on the costly project without a grant. “It’s been on our radar for a number of years,” he said. Beck said the project, which should be completed by the end of October, won’t solve all the problems at the intersection, but should allow for more traffic flow, particularly in the turn lanes. Lemon said regardless of whether or not the township saves a few thousand dollars on the project, township officials are just pleased that work will soon begin. “We’re very excited about it. We’ve been looking forward to this for a decade,” he said.

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Residents continued to offer opposition to making Allston Street a one-way road during last night’s Oakley Community Council meeting. What began as a discussion on traffic signals led to further frustrations by residents, many of whom live in the Oakley Park subdivision. During a previous council meeting, traffic engineers with the city suggested alternate routes residents on or near Allston could take. However, Bryan Williams, a supervising engineer for the city, said the addition of traffic signals along some of these routes to help alleviate potential problems was unlikely. He said the traffic volume and the number of accidents at the intersections, which include Millsbrae and Markbreit avenues and Eileen Drive and Markbreit Avenue, was not enough to get city approval for the signals. Residents, though, were more angered by the Allston change itself. “There are over 300 signatures on a petition (opposing the change),” said 34th Street resident Mary Ellen Gallo. “That should speak to you.” The Oakley Community Council, though, stood by its previous vote in favor of making Allston a one-way street. Council President Peter Draugelis said safety was a primary factor in the Streetscape plan in which Allston was converted to a one-way street. He said changing the plan at this point would

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Voters OK Mariemont school issue

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Voters approved the Mariemont City School District’s combined 5.28-mill bond and 5.15-mill operating levy May 4. The issue passed 61 percent to 39 percent, according to unofficial results from the Hamilton County Board of Elections. The bond issue will finance the $39.8 million facilities master plan, which reduces the number of buildings from five to four with a combination of new construction and renovation, and will save approximately $1 million in operating costs each year. It will cost the owners of home with a market value of $100,000 about $268 more per year in property taxes. Superintendent Paul Imhoff said the community has always been supportive of the school district and this was a rare opportunity to take advantage of historically low interest and construction rates, as well as federal stimulus money that is available. “It’s really a one-time opportunity and our community understood that,” Imhoff said. “They spoke loud and clear that they were going to support their schools ... and continue to build on that long tradition of excellence.” Columbia Township resident Cheryl Mantle, who has two children in the Mariemont City School District, said she voted for the issue to support the academically excellent district. “The schools are one of the reasons we moved to this commu-

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Residents line up in the Terrace Park community building to cast their vote on May 4. The Mariemont City Schools had a combined 5.15-mill operating levy and 5.28-mill bond issue on the ballot.

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Fairfax resident Justin Buswell listens to instructions from elections officials before voting in the May 4 primary. nity,” she said. “I can see the need for change.” Mariemont resident Luther Conn was one of the 1,201 people who voted against the levy and bond issue. “I don’t want my property

taxes to go up,” he said. “It’s the wrong time and the wrong choice.” Indian Hill resident Mark Temming, who owns apartment buildings in Mariemont and was chairman of an opposition group, said high voter turnout helped the

bond and levy issue pass. “They ran a great campaign (and) they really got the vote out,” he said. “But the strength of the number of votes we got speaks to our message.” The Mariemont City School District spent nearly two years developing a facilities master plan, and Imhoff said it will continue the in-depth community engagement. “We will continue that process of community input as we design the buildings that are going to serve our children for the next 50 to 75 years,” he said. Temming said he still feels there are issues with the logic and financing of the facilities master plan but he plans to be part of the next phase. “We will continue the activities to push for greater overall responsibility and fiscal efficiency in the district,” he said.

Voter turnout

The Mariemont City School District had one the highest percentages of voter turnout in the May 4 election, according to the unofficial results from the Hamilton County Board of Elections. Nearly 48 percent of voters in the school district’s eight precincts cast a ballot, compared with less than 19 percent countywide.

Totals

Unofficial vote totals from the Hamilton County Board of Elections, eight of eight precincts reporting: • 1,869 votes, or 60.88 percent, for the combined bond and operating levy issue. • 1,201 votes, or 39.12 percent, against the combined bond and operating levy issue.

SCHOOL NOTES Academic all-stars named

Coaches in two of the leagues that will be represented in the April 24 Southwest Regional of the 2010 Ohio Academic Competition at Cincinnati State Community College have selected students for the equivalent of All-Star honors. Colleen Good from Purcell Marian High School was selected for the GCAL All-Acade-

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Cardinal Pacelli students, along with parents and teachers, recently threw a surprise baby shower for science teacher Maggie Taul. Here, students wish Taul (back, center) well as she prepares to have her fourth child, which will also be her first daughter.

Cardinal Pacelli students throw surprise baby shower for teacher Cardinal Pacelli sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students, along with parents and teachers, recently threw a surprise baby shower for science teacher Maggie Taul. The theme of the shower was “Pretty in Pink,” as this will be Taul’s first daughter.

She and her husband, Nelson, who live in Fort Thomas, Ky., have three sons, ages 10, 7 and 5. Taul has a Bachelor of Science in Biology, an MBA and M.Ed. from Xavier University and has been a science and religion teacher at Cardinal Pacelli School for nine years.

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Cardinal Pacelli students, along with parents and teachers, recently threw a surprise baby shower for science teacher Maggie Taul. Seen here is the “Pretty in Pink” table of presents at the baby shower.

mic First Team. Debha Amatya from Summit Country Day School, Josh Wang from Seven Hills High School, Reed Gerberick from Mariemont High School and Rachel Schwind from St. Ursula High School were selected for the CAL AllAcademic First Team. Andre Roulliard from Summit Country Day School and Conor Coyan from Mariemont

High School were selected for the CAL AllAcademic Second Team. In sessions similar to television game show quizzes, students on these academic teams compete to see who can answer questions fastest and most accurately. The questions asked of the students range from history, literature and science to spelling, mythology and mathematics.

HONOR ROLLS Mariemont Junior/ Senior High School

The following students have earned honors for the third quarter of 2009-2010.

Honor Roll 4.0 or higher GPA

Seventh grade – Maddie Arends, Chris Benson, Andi Christopher, Micaela Duever, James Grissom, Steve Hassey, Cooper Hayes, William Holcomb, Mackenzie Kaschalk, Brooke Kelly, William Majchszak, Graham McCarthy, Andre Mellling, Juliana Overbey, Nick Payiatis, Gusty Pohlman, Jennifer Saxton, Addie Shelley, Samantha Telgkamp, Kila Tripp, Kate Uehlin, Alexander Vago, Haley Weston, Gretchen Wittry and James Wray. Eighth grade – Scott Barter, Dylan Battison, Jon Bezney, Sarah Blatt-Herold, Cole Brandser, Ellen Dolle, Evan Doran, Olivia Erhardt, Kendall Harden, Hans Hinebaugh, Allie Howe, Holly Huber, Caty Jevic, Ryden Lewis, Kaitlin McLean, Abby Moreton, Nick Peterman, Kieran Phelan, David Quiambao, Katie Robinson, Jack Scholtz and Jack Stehling. Freshmen – Alec Ahrens, Alice Barnes, Daniel Bartlett, Adrienne Bruggeman, Geoffrey Bruno, Margaret Carney, Mara Coyan, Laura Ecker, Sophia Erhardt, Erik Flynn, Emma Geary, Kyle Greathouse, Jeffrey Guggenheim, Joshua Keyes, Asher Koreman, Isabel Lewis, Robert Malone, Jack Manzler, Rachel Nelson, John Rolander, Madison Saffin, Emmett Saulnier, Jasmine Slavik, Quincy Taylor, Nicholas Walter, Emma Welch, Elysse Winget and Caraline Zack. Sophomores – Blake Adams, Rebecca Adams, Joshua Anderson, Katherine Arends, Meggie Bailey, Bridget Bauer, Elizabeth Deadrick, Wilhelm Dietz, James Donnelly, Sarah Eby, Claire Foran, Julia Gaburo, Grace Gardner, Karyn Georgilis, Benjamin Gorman, Katharine Hassey, Scott Hill, Karin Long, Maxwell Long, Connor McManus, Katherine Peters, Joseph Rolander, Bryan Routt, Olivia Saulnier, Jonathan Saxton, Carly Schweier, Mackenzie Shelley, Jane Spooner, Braxton Stricker, Michael Weston and Kathleen Wray. Juniors – Stephanie Allen, Elizabeth Arington, Audrey Askam, Sarah Bessey, Conor Coyan, William Degerberg, Taylor Fields, David Finn, Alyxis Giordullo, Andrew Gorman, Andrew Harris, Alexander Ljubisavljevic, Whitney Lonnemann, Bo Lynch, David McCormack, Erin Purcell, Hillary Purcell, Stacy Purcell, Timothy Purcell, Sarah Ries, Julia Rogers, Emmie Stehling, Charles Stewart, Emily Taylor, Margaret Tomczak, Chelsea Weaver and John Wirthlin.

Seniors – Claudia Carrelli, Daniel Carrigan, Margaret Deadrick, Charlotte Dietz, Reilly Englehart, Megan Fakes, Elliot Faulk, Kiley Flynn, William Foran, Zachariah Francis, Annie Gaburo, Laura Gardner, Nicole Gauché, Bryan Georgilis, Reed Gerberick, Megan Holland, Catherine Kauffmann, Timothy Kuck, Elizabeth Laboda-Lyman, Bridget Mahorney, Laura Martin, McKenzie Miller, Elizabeth Peters, Virginia Rich, Emily Richards, Sydney Riedl, Katrina Slavik, Laura Smith, Brennen Warner, Maura Weaver, Riley Webb and Katherine Weber.

Merit Roll 3.2 -3.99 GPA

Seventh grade – Celia Ahrens, Connor Barton, Hanna Beck, Connor Bortz, Ben Botkin, Logan Brinson, Liz Buechel, Nick Cinquina, Kane Coates, McKenna Corson, David Cowart, Mary Deadrick, Max Emish, Mariana Flynn, Katie Gaburo, Bobby Gerberick, Alexis Gilliland, Claire Gilmore, Chrissy Gohman, Bailey Greene, Will Grimmer, Mark Hamlin, Jonathan Hanley, Maeve Harrington, Troy Hayes, Morgan Hemmer, Shannon Hogan, Sierra Hovind, Unique Irby, Haley Jacobs, Rebecca Jenei, Caleb Keyes, William Krafft, Madison LeMay, Kristin Levis, Mac Lewis, Connor Locke, Julia Lynch, Keirstin Mason, Keirstin Mason, Julia McAllister, Justyn Messeder, Caleb Middlebrook, Ashley Moulton, Connor Osgood, Spencer Peppet, Gabbie Robb, Marie Schneider, Haley Schooler, Andrew Serraino, Lindsey Siegfried, Daniel Simons, Ty Sipe, Gavin Smith, Austin Smythe, Grayson Snyder, Carly Stelzer, Sarah Stewart, Katherine Straley, Parker Sullivan, Hunter Thiers, Maddie Timmers, Emma Toman, Meagan Turner, Morgan Turner, Natalie Utt, Walker Van Hook, Abbi Van Sweringen, Julian Vanasse, Erica Weeks, Nick Weston, Anne Wirthlin, Kayla Wood and Audrey York. Eighth grade – Grace Bales, Eathan Baumgartner, Jason Brokamp, Megan Cash, Payton Coates, Hailey Connor, Sarah Crabtree, Alexis Day, Jonathan Dietz, Grace Fening, Garrett Fields, Jack Findley, Cal Fries, Taylor Giordullo, Andrew Hamm, Summer Harris, Ariel Harvat, Audrey Helmrich, Sander Henning, Caitlyn Iredale, Natalie Iredale, Carter Kemper, Dominic Klein, Sam Long, Cody Mackey, Scott Mathews, Sam McManus, Stefanie Osborn, Luke Parker, John Peck, McKinnon Pennell, Jim Perry, Grant Ramey, Jack Reed, Sami Ricketts, Macko Saffin, Alex Schmithorst, Lindsey Seiberling, Savannah Trester, Audrey Venderbush and Jonathan White. Freshmen – Paige Barrett, Brenna Biggs, Polly Brittingham, Ross Compton, Olivia Cooke, Tate Decamp, Olivia Dierker, Ashley Dockery, Lakmal Ekanayake, John England, Ryan Fine, Allison Frey, Cole Fuller, Samantha Goheen, Emily Jack-

son, Nicholas Jones, Kelly Kauffmann, Charles Krafft, Nathan Kuck, Peter Laug, Grace Lehman, Reid Mahorney, Amanda Martina, Katherine Miller, Alice Molski, Claire Mongenas, Ingrid Mongenas, Alyssa Nichting, Aubrey Reynolds, Madeline Richards, Heather Roesch, Julia Saxton, Kyle Siegrist, Christopher Simons, Neal Stehling, Delaney Sullivan, Alexander Swords, Ryan Teghtmeyer, Robert Troller, Taylor Urevick, William Van Hook, Elizabeth Warren, Miranda Weaver and Jade Weber. Sophomores – William Bausmith, James Beach, Morgan Beck, Sarah Bernstein, Rachael Colaw, Jessica Davis, Cole Decamp, Griffin Donnelly, Lauren Finucane, Nicholas Fries, Erica Grant, Cassidy Hammond, Alexander Heffner, Ella Henning, Kaleb Iles, Megan Keiser, Elizabeth Keller, Catherine Kemper, Shelby Krimmer, Kevin Leach, Alexandra Lynch, Maren Machles, Abigail Mathis, Luke Porst, Madison Reed, Hanna Reeder, Maud Schram, Erik Swanson, Christian Vonder Ahe, Nathan Wagner, Garrett Welch, Mallory Widecan, Ryan Williams and Michael Wirthlin. Juniors – Brian Austin, Taylor Bailey, Robert Bartlett, Charles Beach, Joel Beeby, Angela Bell, Paulo Bezerra, Emma Brittingham, Cira Bryant, Charles Budig, Samuel Evans, Haley Fallon, Joseph Fening, Christopher Ferguson, Andrew Fields, Leigh Fisher, Taylor Henderson, Abigail Hofrichter, Andrew Hyer, Jeffrey Jackson, Stephanie Jones, Tianna Knight, Christian Lehman, Alysha Lewis, Christa Little, Rachel Littlehale, Taylor Lyons, Emily Martina, Tyler Mays, Katherine McGraw, Emily Mehl, Marilyn Mileham, Emily Moreton, Teddy Murphy, Brooke Parker, George Peck, Leanne Riffle, Kelsie Rutherford, Mackenzie Saffin, Timothy Sattergren, John Stautberg, Alexis Swisher, Sarah Sylvest, Trevor Todd, Zachary Uchtman, Alexander Utt, Christopher Walker, Jordan Walter, Katherine Weiner, Wesley Woodruff, Robert Yingling, Matthew York and Corey Zech. Seniors – Ian Anderson, Vanessa Arp, Madeline Barnhill, Maria Carrelli, Michael Carrigan, Joshua Colaw, Sierra Douglas, Christopher Finn, Ellen Finucane, Blake Fletcher, Samual Franer, Carl Freeman, Alexander Goheen, Allison Gordon, Christopher Groppe, Steven Helmrich, Brian Henning, Kelsey Hogan, Amanda Huskey, Heather Hutchinson, Michael Keller, Courtney Kelly, Brittany Lind, Taylor Locke, Jason Lonnemann, Hannah Mauk, Shelby Miller, Henry Molski, Samantha Myers, Lauren Neal, Kevin Nerl, Courtney Parish, Maximillian Pendery, Caitlyn Reynolds, Madeline Robb, Andrea Romito, Courtney Secen, Rachael Seger, Hannah Sexmith, Michael Srofe, Hannah Swords, Haley Weber, Ian Williams, Alexander Wilson, Sanam Zahedi and Ceanna Zulla.


Schools

May 12, 2010

Eastern Hills Press

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Students have thirst to provide water By Forrest Sellers fsellers@communitypress.com

Students at Summit Country Day School did more than walk for a cause. They actually made an effort to experience the plight of those who they were trying to help. The school had a “Hands Across the Water Walkathon” to raise money to provide safe, clean drinking water for children in developing nations. The middle school students raised an estimated $5,000 for Children’s Safe Drinking Water, a nonprofit Procter and Gamble organization. The money they raised will got toward water treatment packets that will provide 500,000 liters of clean water. The 270 students divided into teams that each carried a container with 23 pounds

To help

Summit Country Day School recently had a Hands Across the Water Walkathon to help provide funding which will go toward providing safe and clean drinking water for children in developing nations. The school is still accepting donations which will go to the nonprofit organization Children’s Safe Drinking Water. To donate, call 871-4700, ext. 254. of water. Each team walked a total of five miles. By carrying the water containers the students were given some idea of what it is like for the children in developing nations who have to make lengthy treks to water sources, many of which are unclean and unsafe. The idea for the walk came from seventh-grader Michael Van Dorselaer of

Newtown. Van Dorselaer, who is also president of the middle school service club, was inspired after hearing a guest at his home speak about the plight of children who don’t have access to clean water. “We all take clean drinking water for granted,” he said. “We were able to help kids in other countries who don’t have that privilege.” The students bonded in realizing they can make a difference, said seventhgrader Abbey Taylor of Amelia. Van Dorselaer’s mother, Traci, who helped coordinate the event, said the Walkathon was more than just a fundraiser. It was an educational experience for the students, she said. “You saw their passion,” said Traci.

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Summit Country Day School seventh-graders Abbey Taylor, left, Michael Van Dorselaer and Brenna Biggs hold a poster and water container used to promote a recent fundraiser. Students in the middle school participated in a Hands Across the Water Walkathon to provide clean, safe drinking water for children in developing nations.

HONOR ROLLS Kilgour Elementary School

The following students have earned honors for the third quarter of 2009-2010.

Second Grade

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Mariemont Elementary first-grader Jesse Michaels does the backstroke in the Bay of Bengal.

Map exploration

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Fairfax Elementary first grader Gabriella Singleton locates Kuwait where her mother is serving in the U.S. Air Force.

The largest continent on earth recently fit into the three elementary schools in the Mariemont City School District by way of National Geographic’s Giant Traveling Map of Asia. The map, which stretched more than 30 feet across the gym and stage floors in the schools, was brought to the schools with the help of J.R. and Kadi Anderson.

A Honor Roll – Megan Adam, Adeline Ashinger, Lola Ashinger, Kaylah Barr, Clayton Bickel, Noah Bigger, Edgar Byars, Anna Carli, Kathryn Cholak, William Cody, Julian Coley, Sean Kelly Darks, Kelly Deal, Nickolas Deck, Elsie Devey, Mara Doyle, Madeline Edie, William Fitton, Gabrielle Flynn-Tombragel, William Gries, Ben Hattersley, Kaziah Horsley, Caroline Horvath, Henry Hummel, Jacob LaRoche, Gus Mandel, Luke McSherry, Avery Newman, Ravi Newman, Yocheved Ocho, Ryan Oglesby, Sophie Parshall, Mohit Pinninti, Colin Riggins, Mazie Ryan, Peter Schlueter, Samantha Severin, Sarah Shirey, Olivia Singler, Maia Sippel, Camryn Smith, Ryan Sohmer, Eliana Stevens, Aidan Stuart, Katherine Sutkamp, Mybele Tadjuidje, Frances Vainrib, Jackson Ward, Olivia Woods and Katie Workum. A/B Honor Roll – Molly Adams, Anna Barlow, Madeline Bolin, Carlo Bronzi, Logan Carns, Jeweliani Carter, Elliot Clarke, Morgan Cook, Diego Davies, Amiri Diop-West, Anna Ehrsam, Peter Featherson, Emme Gerth, Greg Hutchinson, Raven Kopko, Callum Perkins, Zhanya Ruffin, Charles Schenk, Ally Standley, Cooper Tippens, Zakary Upson and Caroline Wetzel. B Honor Roll – Jasmine Hollifield

Third Grade

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Mariemont City School District schools recently had the chance to explore National Geographic’s Giant Traveling Map of Asia. From left, Terrace Park Elementary first graders Nicholas Comer and Philip Forbes explore the islands of southeast Asia.

Students at Kilgour Elementary School enjoyed a BMX stunt show performed by DK Bicycles April 7. Here, one of the DK members jumps over a Kilgour teacher in a stunt during the show. PROVIDED

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Mariemont City School District schools recently had the chance to explore National Geographic’s Giant Traveling Map of Asia. From left, Fairfax Elementary first graders Eli Mills, Gabriella Singleton, Kaleb Matz and Isaac Hawkins enjoy exploring the map.

A Honor Roll – Allie Albrecht, Lucy Beauchamp, Greta Campbell, Claire Carey, Quintin Cooks, Gio Cruz, Frances Fixler, William Golden, Benjamin Hannekamp, Alec Heekin, Conrad Kleiner, Alexandra Leurck, Stephen Plunkett, Katie Solinsky, Andrew Van Landuyt, Julie Wehling and Audrey Woodward. A/B Honor Roll – Max Allenson, Chloe Arrasmith, Ryan Ball, Hayes Burk, Isabela Cristancho, Jade Eiler, Flynn Gassman, Erik Golden, Maouloune Goumballe, Garrett Henderson, Justin Korsunsky, Charlou Mae Libre, Callum McHaffie, Gabriel Montgomery, Grace Nelson, Evan O’Leary, Rivka Ocho, Warren Parry, Charlotte Patterson, Nick Robertson, Alexander Thompson-Hill, Daira Toranzo, Matthew Treadway, Max Wayne, Gwendolyn Wheatley and Mikaela Wormley.

B Honor - Asa Bohling

Fourth Grade

A Honor Roll – Maren Bickel, Christina Castagna, Samuel Corwin, Dana Godsey, Sloan Harris, Madalyn Hayden, Maya Newman, Conner Pickering, Nina Riber, Lucy Schlueter, Ann Sheets, Chloe Shiff, Josie Shiff and Molly Wimberg. A/B Honor Roll – Hannibal Ahmed, Garrett Banks, Aidan Benedict, Kyle Brueggemann, Rachel Burkey, William Carey, Giovani Castagna, Arianna Chaitkin, Meghan Cholak, Hannah Connley, Isabelle Dancer, Fiona Duffy, Johnanna Engebrecht, Emma Farell, Samuel Hattersley, Mariani Hummel, Shmu-el Ocho, Grace Ottley, Samantha Pogue, George Raser, Daniel Rodes, Afreen Siddiqui, Kijhyana Simmons-Rogers, Amilcar Torres, Josef Vargas, Ryan Virgin, Kristyn Waldon and Henry Wood.

Fifth Grade

A Honor Roll – Paul Fixler, Alyssa Harmann, Noah Jackson, Ellie Keidel, Mary Page Mason, William Mullin, Benjamin Speno and Eriana Trice. A/B Honor Roll – Carly Ayers, Jadah Barr, Sam Bashor, Aleksander Bruggen, Joshua Campbell, Joe Carli, Pierre Carnesi, Griffin Cook, Mitch Deck, Liam Eggleton, Kian Eghbalnia, Matthew Gaines, Ibrahima Goumballe, Axel Heekin, Ellis Hummel, Avery Jones, Evan Miyasato, Andrew Mullin, Henry Neff, Asen Pasev, Grant Raifstanger, Greta Raser, Ngoc Asia Sam, Peter Schmalz, Elinor Sherman, Sedona Spellen, Zoe Spellen, Alexiss Steele, Emma Stevens, Matthew Sutkamp, Elliott Thompson, Ashlyn Ware, Ethan Willbrand and Lee Workum. B Honor Roll – Max Dallas.

Sixth Grade

A Honor Roll – Skylar Coleman, Maddy Fixler, Olivia Haltermon, Sophia Minnillo, Lynn Pickering, Mitch Price, Tori Tribble and Sara Upson. A/B Honor Roll – Bryce Allen, Ginger Allgood, Jared Bailey, Ada Barach, Ralph Bigger, Whitney Bronson, Angela Byars, Ayinde Diop-West, Madelynn Doehler, Nick Fixler, Isabelle Jenkins, Noel Keeney, Sabrina Ludwig, J.G. Mason, Elliott McHaffie, Robert McKinney, Madelaine Nowkicki, Aleeyah Nurredin, Sophie Shiff, Nausheen Siddiqui, Hannah Wayne and Sophia Weathersby. B Honor Roll – Jasmine Eiler, Guilia Gassman, Hasani Harrigan and Claire Patterson.

Stunting PROVIDED

DK members Zack “Catfish”Yankush (left), Josh Kyle, Nina Buitrago and Angie Marino.

Students at Kilgour Elementary School enjoyed a BMX stunt show performed by DK Bicycles April 7. Four riders from DK spent the day at the school performing tricks and meeting students. DK riders have appeared on ESPN and Fuse TV, as well as numerous magazines. The show was sponsored by the Kilgour PTA.

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Students at Kilgour Elementary School enjoyed a BMX stunt show performed by DK Bicycles April 7. Here, one of the DK members does a backflip during the show.


SPORTS

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Eastern Hills Press

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Correction

It was incorrectly reported in the May 5 Eastern Hills Journal that the Summit Country Day baseball team had won an overall championship in its Miami Valley Conference. Though Summit did win the MVC Grey Division title, there is no overall champion for the conference but rather two divisional champions. Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy won the MVC Scarlet Division championship.

This week in softball

• Greenville beat St. Ursula Academy 1-0, May 1. St. Ursula’s Megan Flenniken hit a triple. • St. Ursula beat Celina 50, May 1. St. Ursula’s Megan Flenniken pitched 13 strikeouts, was 3-4, hit two doubles and had two RBI. • Taylor beat Mariemont 3-2, May 3. Mariemont’s Alexis Swisher was 2-3 and had an RBI. • Cincinnati Country Day beat Mariemont 9-8, May 4. Mariemont’s Haley Fallon as 2-4 and hit a double.

This week in track & field

• Walnut Hills finished fourth in the DeHart Hubbard Invitational, May 1. Walnut’s Zach Reyes won the 800 meter in 2:01.11, and Jackson Neff won the 1600 meter in 4:25.68. • Mariemont boys placed eighth in the Finneytown Invitational, May 1. • Walnut Hills girls placed fourth in the DeHart Hubbard Invitational, May 1. St. Ursula Academy placed eighth. Walnut’s Shauniece Steele won the 100 meter in 12.23, Erin McAuliffe won the 1600 meter in 5:20.66 and Jardner won the shot put at 40 feet, 9 inches. St. Ursula’s Nicole Hird won the 3200 meter run at 11:48.40. • Mariemont girls placed fourth in the Finneytown Invitational, May 1.

This week in tennis

• Walnut Hills placed first in the FAVC Cardinal Division Tournament, May 5. Walnut’s David Lerner beat Wilmington’s Sodini 6-1, 7-5 in first singles finals; Kaz St. John Fausz beat Turpin’s Berez 06, 7-6 (5), 6-2 in second singles finals; Nils Knoblach beat Kings’ Montjoy 6-4, 6-3 in third singles finals.

This week in baseball

• Mariemont beat Taylor 72, May 3. Mariemont’s Eric Nerl pitched 10 strikeouts, and Wes Woodruff was 2-4, hit a double and had three RBI. • Kings beat Walnut Hills 9-1, May 3. Walnut’s Brandon Howard was 2-4. • Seven Hills beat Clark Montessori 8-2, May 3. Seven Hills’ Ryan Ferrell pitched 11 strikeouts, and Justin White had two RBI. Clark’s Mecca Bosley hit a double. • Purcell Marian beat Aiken 12-2 in five innings, May 4. Purcell’s Adam Kemper was the winning pitcher, and Pat Murphy was 3-4, and scored three runs. • Mount Healthy beat Clark Montessori 5-1, May 4. Clark’s Mecca Bosley was 2-3. • Madeira beat Summit Country Day 9-0, May 4. Summit’s Kenny Kerr hit a double.

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Clark Montessori baseball has bright future By Mark Chalifoux

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The Clark Montessori baseball team is young but has been improving steadily this season. Head coach Rick Blyberg said the team has good pitching and a solid defense but that the offense can go through occasional slumps. “We’re getting better. We start three freshmen and three sophomores on the varsity team so it’s a learning process for some of the younger guys, but we should be good in the future,” he said. The biggest challenge with the younger players is getting them to understand what they need to do to play at that level. He said playing against teams like Summit Country Day and Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy helps show them what it takes at that level. “When you’re playing six games a week, you can’t take a play off, let alone a game off,” Blyberg said. The younger kids at least have a good role model to look up to in senior Will Simpson. Simpson is the Cougars standout on the baseball diamond and he recently collected the 100th hit of his high school career. “We’re going to hate to see him go. Hopefully the way he carries himself will translate to the younger kids,” he said. “He’s my No. 1 pitcher, a good shortstop, and he has-

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Clark Montessori senior Will Simpson makes a throw to first base against St. Bernard. Simpson is the Cougars standout and recently got the 100th hit of his high school career.

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Clark sophomore Ryan Casey pitches against St. Bernard. The Cougars defeated St. Bernard 8-2 at home on May 5. n’t struck out all year.” Simpson also had a 14game hitting streak and has been hitting .477 this season. “The kids really look up to him and he’s always helping them out,” Blyberg

said. “He plays hard every day and he’s a top student as well. He’s the whole package.” Simpson is going to play baseball at Muskingum College next year. The team has also had

strong play from junior Wesley Howell pitching and hitting in the No. 2 spot. Daniel Brantley and Michael Gaines are two sophomores that have been playing well. “They are getting better every day. They are big,

strong kids,” Blyberg said. Freshmen Mecca Bosley (catcher), Sam Johnson (first base) and Brian Fricker (OF) have also been key contributors. The Cougars are 8-11 through May 7 and have had some big wins this season, including a 7-6, 11inning win over New Miami at home and a sweep of Cincinnati Country Day. The team recently picked up a pair of wins over St. Bernard, outscoring them 24-6 over the two games. “We’re competing with some good teams and we play so many young guys so we’re optimistic for next season,” Blyberg said. “We know what we have and the kids will understand what it takes to play at this level. And we have a really good junior high team as well.”

Moeller baseball rolls through GCL By Mark Chalifoux

mchalifoux@communitypress.com

Moeller High School started the baseball season with a team that, on paper, is even more talented than the 2009 state champion Crusaders. And the 2010 Crusaders have lived up to their promise, running the table in the Greater Catholic League and cruising to a 22-1 record through May 5. “I never thought we’d have only one loss at this point – not with the schedule we play,” head coach Tim Held said. “You just never think you can go through the GCL undefeated because it’s such a tough league.” Moeller secured the perfect conference record in a 4-3 win over Elder May 3. They won in the bottom of the seventh on a walk-off double by Max Belza (Loveland). “In the last 10 days, he

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Moeller pitcher Robby Sunderman throws a pitch during Moeller’s 7-0 win over Highlands April 17. has hits in something like 10 of his last 12 at bats. He’s hitting the ball like crazy,” Held said. “We’re also getting great starting pitching and our depth has been even better than expected.” Moeller has had a number of different players step up recently, including junior Jake Madsen (Blue Ash). Madsen is hitting .515 and senior Alex Barlow, coming off a successful basketball

season, is hitting a teambest .537 and leads the team in RBI with 28. “He’s made a tremendous impact in playing shortstop when Robby Sunderman pitches and playing third when he’s not, and he’s made some unbelievable defensive plays and has been incredible at the plate,” Held said of Barlow. Catcher Corey Smith (Mariemont) is another player Held praised, saying

he’s been “tremendous behind the plate” and has kept the opposition’s running game in check. On the mound, Sunderman (Sharonville) is producing at a high level, just like he was last year. He has a team-best 6-0 with a 1.30 ERA. David Whitehead (50, 0.50 ERA) has been picking up the innings that Brett Cisper handled last year and junior Eric Stiene (Loveland) has also thrown a lot of innings. Junior Kevin Brennan and Andrew Stiene (Loveland) out of the bullpen have helped close the door on opponents at the end of games. “The team plays with confidence. They know they have great players at every position and good pitching and they think they will win every game they are in,” Held said. “With what we did last year, expectations are just as high this year but once you get into the tournament, it’s just trying to

survive one game at a time.” Held said the team likes its draw for the tournament and that the Crusaders don’t spend much time worrying about rankings (one publication has the Crusaders ranked No. 7 in the country). “We just try to have fun with that. A lot of it comes from the success from past players to give us that name recognition and we’re just happy to have a good season and keep the Moeller name out there,” Held said. He did say he’d like to see the defense tighten up a bit before the tournament starts. “We can get a little lax and throw the ball around and that lets the other team think they can play with us, and I don’t like that,” he said. “If we can tighten up our defense, we’ll be a real tough team to beat.”

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Sports & recreation

May 12, 2010

Eastern Hills Press

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Baseball, softball launch into sectionals

Softball, sectionals Division I

No. 7 St. Ursula (12-7) opened with a first-round game against No. 23 Withrow (7-9) after Community Press deadlines Monday, May 10. If victorious, St. Ursula advances to host No. 13 Oak Hills (7-13) at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, in the sectional semi-finals. If victorious over Oak Hills, St. Ursula advances to the Division I sectional finals at 5 p.m. Monday, May 17, at Mason High School. No. 17 Walnut Hills (13-13) played May 10 against No. 20 Anderson (212) after Community Press deadlines. If victorious, Walnut Hills would play No. 3 Fairfield (16-6 on May 12. The winner of that game plays in the sectional finals on May 17 at Lakota West.

Division III

No. 9 Mariemont (3-11) opened with a first-round game against No. 11 North College Hill (3-11) after

Community Press deadlines Monday, May 10. If victorious, Mariemont travels to face No. 1 Clermont Northeastern (18-3) at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 12. If victorious over CNE, Mariemont advances to the Division III sectional finals at 5 p.m. Monday, May 17, at Batavia High School.

Division IV

No. 6 Cincinnati Country Day (8-7) opens with a second-round game at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 13, against the winner of No. 3 Williamsburg (14-7) vs. No. 9 Seven Hills (4-8). The team with the higher seed will host in the second round. If victorious, CCD advances to the Division IV sectional finals at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, at Mason High School. No. 9 Seven Hills (4-8) opened with a first-round game against No. 3 Williamsburg (14-7) after Community Press deadlines Tuesday, May 11. If victorious, Seven Hills travels to face No. 6 Cincinnati Country Day (8-7) at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 13. If victorious over CCD, Seven Hills advances to the Division IV sectional finals at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, at Mason High School. No. 12 Purcell Marian (2-18) opened with a first-round game against No. 1 Felicity (14-0) after Community Press deadlines Tuesday, May 11. If victorious, Purcell Marian travels to face No. 8 Lockland (6-10) at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 13. If victorious over Lockland, Purcell Marian advanced to the Division IV sectional finals at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 18 at Batavia High School.

Baseball, sectionals Division I

No. 17 St. Xavier (9-9) opened with a first-round home game against No. 25 Glen Este (5-15) after Community Press deadlines Tuesday, May 11. If victorious, St. X travels to face Little Miami (17-3) at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 13 in the sectional semifinals. If victorious, St. X advances to the Division I sectional finals at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 20, at a site to be determined. No. 17 Walnut Hills (13-13) played May 10 against No. 20 Anderson (212) after Community Press deadlines. If victorious, Walnut Hills would play No. 3 Fairfield (16-6 on May 12. The winner of that game plays in the sectional finals on May 17 at Lakota West.

Division III

No. 3 Summit Country Day (19-5) opens with a second-round home game at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, against the winner of No. 5 Mariemont (6-10) vs. No. 11 Williamsburg (5-8). If victorious, Summit advances to the Division III sectional finals at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, at Deer Park High School. No. 5 Mariemont (6-10) opened with a first-round game against No. 11 Williamsburg (5-8) after Community Press deadlines Monday, May 10. If victorious, Mariemont travels to face No. 3 Summit Country Day (19-5) at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 12. If victorious over Summit, Mariemont advances to the Division III sectional finals at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, at Deer Park High School. No. 6 Purcell Marian (6-15)

opened with a first-round game against No. 10 Schroder (4-9) after Community Press deadlines Monday, May 10. If victorious, Purcell Marian travels to face the winner of No. 4 Madeira (18-6) and No. 9 Taft (7-9) at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 12. If victorious, Purcell Marian advances to the Division III sectional finals at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, at Batavia High School. No. 7 Clark Montessori (6-9) played No. 8 Deer Park (2-19) on May 10, after Community Press deadlines. If victorious, Clark would advance to face No. 2 CHCA (16-3) May 12. The winner of that game plays in the sectional finals on Wednesday, May 19, at Batavia.

Division IV

No. 1 Seven Hills (16-4) opens with a second-round home game at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, against the winner of No. 9 Lockland (5-11) vs. No. 10 St. Bernard (1-13). If victorious, Seven Hills advances to the Division IV sectional finals at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, at Roselawn Park’s Field No. 2. No. 4 Cincinnati Country Day (910) opened with a first-round game against No. 8 Southeastern (6-14) after Community Press deadlines Monday, May 10. If victorious, CCD travels to face No. 2 New Miami (118) at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 12. If victorious over New Miami, CCD advances to the Division IV sectional finals at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, at Roselawn Park’s Field No. 1.

Reported by Anthony Amorini, Mark Chalifoux and Tony Meale

BRIEFLY More in softball

• Cincinnati Christian beat Seven Hills 8-2, May 4. Seven Hills’ Rachel White was 2-3. • St. Ursula beat Anderson 6-1, May 4. St. Ursula’s Megan Flenniken pitched 17 strikeouts, and Rachel VonLuehrte was 2-3 and hit a triple. • Indian Hill beat Seven Hills 11-0 in six innings, May 5. Seven Hills’ Bethany Buck was 2-3. • Purcell Marian beat Lockland 15-0 in five innings, May 5. Purcell’s winning pitcher was Alisha Caldwell, and Kelly Luck hit two triples. • St. Ursula beat Ursuline 1-0, May 5. St. Ursula’s Megan Flenniken pitched 10 strikeouts. • Seven Hills beat St. Bernard 11-8, May 6. Seven Hills’ winning pitcher was Lauren Gerhardt, and Lauren Driskell hit a double. • Milford beat St. Ursula 21 in 11 innings, May 6. St. Ursula’s Megan Flenniken was 2-2 and hit a double. • Glen Este beat St. Ursula 17-0 in five innings, May 6. • Withrow beat Aiken 13-2, May 6. Withrow’s winning pitcher was Beckley, and DeWhittney Barnes was 4-4.

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• St. Xavier beat Moeller 5-

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Senate bill The law may not protect against sports violence would About letters and columns allow oil, gas drilling Thomas on state Gelwicks Community Press guest property columnist In just a few short months, legislators will begin discussions on the next two-year state budget. The downturn in the national economy has had a major impact on Ohio, and given our limited resources, we need to look at every possibility for raising revenues for the state – especially those that do not Sen. increase taxes Ohio busiShannon on nesses and famiJones lies. Consistent Community that goal, Press guest with during our delibcolumnist erations on House Bill 1 last spring, State Sen. Keith Faber offered an amendment that would have permitted drilling for oil and natural gas on state property as a way to raise additional funds for Ohio’s state parks and help reduce our dependency on foreign oil. While it was not included in the final version of House Bill 1, Faber recently introduced the proposal as Senate Bill 241. S.B. 241, which I co-sponsored, would grant the director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources the authority to enter into leases for the drilling of oil and natural gas on all lands owned by the state and administered by a state agency. The director would be charged with establishing rules and standards for the terms and conditions of leases and which locations would be eligible for drilling. In addition, the bill contains provisions to ensure any drilling does not interfere with the primary use of the land or its scenic, aesthetic and environmental quality. Drilling technologies have advanced significantly in recent years, making it safer and also minimizing the impact of drilling on park visitors as well as area wildlife. S.B. 241 also prohibits drilling under Lake Erie, unless such leases are permitted under federal law. It is estimated that drilling on state property could raise up to $10 million each year. S.B. 241 stipulates that all money generated from these leases can be used only for capital projects in the state park system. By taking these funds and reinvesting them in our state parks, we can not only ease the burden on Ohio taxpayers, but enhance the overall experience of all those who come to visit these beautiful areas. S.B. 241 has been assigned to the Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee, and I am hopeful that action will be taken on this bill before the end of the year so that we can have this option available to us as we begin the difficult process of balancing the upcoming state budget. Contact State Sen. Shannon Jones at 614-466-9737, via e-mail: sd07@ senate.state.oh.us or by mail: State Sen. Shannon Jones, 1 Capitol Square, Statehouse, Columbus, OH 43215.

The lacrosse teams of the Ohio State University and Ashland University were locked in a very contentious game. Towards the end, an Ohio State player intercepted a pass and fired the ball in for a goal. At this time he was “bodychecked” from behind by Ashland defender William Kynast, who then stood over the downed player while taunting him. An Ohio State teammate, Brian Hanson, grabbed Kynast from behind in a bear hug. Kynast instantly flipped Hanson over his back, causing him to fall headfirst, resulting in quadriplegia. Brain Hanson’s lawyers brought a lawsuit against Ashland University. They argued the coaches’ failure to properly supervise the players, which led to this tragedy. The Supreme Court of Ohio reversed a lower appeals court ruling. They held Hanson assumed the risk of injury when he grabbed Kynast, in protection of his teammate. The highest legal authority in our state ruled that body-contact sports such as lacrosse are inherently combative, and those who

participate assume the risk of rough play. The justices went on to remark that it is difficult to distinguish when a player crosses that thin, perhaps invisible, line which separates assault from permissible sport aggressiveness. As catastrophic as Hanson’s injury was, the court believed Kynast’s intention was not to injure and that his actions were “reflexive and instinctive.” Student athletes strive to make the team and, beyond that, win play time and perhaps school glory. Overpowering others is the essence of what they work to accomplish on the field. At the same time, each is charged with following the rules as well as those vague ideals we characterize as “sportsmanship.” We expect a lot of youths by assuming that, in the heat of battle, they will make split-second

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decisions in properly conducting themselves. They are expected to demonstrate behaviors that will place them in that narrow, uncertain zone between “stick up for yourself” and “conduct yourself with decency.” Evaluating intent and determining a proper response are jobs we usually entrust to authority figures. It’s often complex, despite Justice Holmes’ jocular observation that even a dog knows the difference between being kicked and being stumbled over. Congress may debate for weeks the wisdom of a military response. Judges have the luxury of time

and settled law in considering situations such as Kynast’s belligerence. Adults engaged in the daily competition to earn a living must tread an ever-moving line in navigating the written and unwritten rules of their workplace. We are expected to be very ambitious – but not too ambitious. A youth playing sports must expect varying degrees of violence. It is up to them to abruptly determine whether to respond and, if so, precisely how. It may be an unreasonable burden, but it is the way of sports and the way of the law. Thomas Gelwicks is an attorney. He lives in Blue Ash.

sad that the Duke (then CG&E Intended Nuclear) power plant at Moscow, Ohio was changed over to coal when it was built. Increased hydroelectric plants and desalination plants are also needed while more alternate fuel efficient cars are developed. America has the knowledge and hopefully will start developing more of these alternatives. As usual, Honda and Toyota have taken the lead so far on cars. Go figure!” T.D.T.

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Is wind power a viable solution to our dependence on oil? Why or why not? “That is a very difficult for the average person to answer, because it would require a lot of very specialized knowledge and statistics. However, having made that disclaimer, I would say that I have noticed a number of wind farms in operation, and one huge windmill is even visible from I275 heading northeast near the Milford exit. Someone thinks they are practical, or they wouldn’t be using them. I suspect that if we built and employed a large number of them, it would make a difference in our oil consumption. But I also suspect that there are people who would be upset with the appearance of these devices, and would object. As for me, I say ‘Why not?’” Bill B. “Absolutely! We should immediately set up a battery of windmills just outside of each of our statehouses and Congress. The volume of hot air generated should make us energy independent in no time.” T.H. “I think wind power is something to be considered as a way to reduce slightly our dependence on oil. However, in most locations wind is not suitable as the ONLY source of power – it simply fills in the gaps left by other power sources. In countries that use wind power it ties into the electric power system and has been heavily subsidized by the government.” K.S. “No! Let’s see: People like the Kennedy’s say wind power is great, they just don’t want the ugly turbines anywhere near their ‘compounds’; loud; does more than minor damage to migrating birds; storage of the produced energy is still a big issue; wind not that ‘abundant’ everywhere and how do I pump that wind power into my SUV?”

Lisa D. “Wind power is just one source to decrease the energy dollars from going out of the country. It might supply, eventually, a single digit percentage of the total. “All is important, but the quickest and surest way of reducing energy costs (to both dollars and environment) is conservation. California has grown tremendously since the mid-70s but energy use never grew. This was almost entirely due to conservation. There is a partnership between the state and the utilities. This should be the focus nationally.” J.Z. “This is a very broad question regarding oil usage versus electrical power. More in likely not. This nation consumes more oil and oil products than anyone else. If you start building wind generated-turbines to produce electricity it would take an awfully lot of wind turbines, electric storage facilities, and wiring costs would be prohibitive.” O.H.R. “Wind power is only a small part of reducing our dependence on oil. It is limited to certain geographic areas and it only generates electricity which can provide little help for powering trucks, trains, buses, airplanes and ships.” R.V. “Yes, wind is a viable solution to our dependence on oil, but not by itself. “Wind along with solar, the harnessing of coastline waves and tides, biofuels, new non-polluting clean coal technology (the U.S.A. is the Saudi Arabia of coal) and a new generation of nuclear power would create a mix of cleaner, sustainable and home gown energy completely eliminating our dependence on oil.” R.O.S. “The use of wind power is a no brainer. The oil will run out or become price prohibitive. Nuclear power plants are now being built after a 30-year moratorium. How

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“Wind is definitely part of a viable solution to reduce our dependence on oil over the longterm. In the Great Plains, America is the Saudi Arabia of wind power! Studies indicate that building out our wind capacity in the Great Plains could generate as much as 20 percent of our needed electricity. “As a country we have spent many dollars and sacrificed many lives in order to maintain oil as a steady and reliable source of energy to provide power for our people and economy. “Additionally, we have seen recently an example the toll that oil drilling can take on our environment and other industries. Let’s take the steps now to build a thoughtful, stronger and safer energy future.” D.M. “Wind Power? Are you for real? Wind power and solar power can only supply a small amount of our energy use when compared to our use of fossil fuel, i.e. coal, oil and natural gas. What the oil, gas and electric companies do not want our country to learn about is geothermal exchange! This readily available source of heating and cooling reduces our dependence on other sources of energy, including wind mills and solar panels! Unfortunately our government has yet to see the light. The capital costs for installing geothermal exchange are still expensive when compared to costs for conventional heating and cooling. These capital costs may decrease with more competition. The attraction of geothermal exchange lies in operating costs! My HVAC “guy”

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Every week the Eastern Hills Journal asks readers a question they can reply to via e-mail. Send your answers to easternhills@community press.com with Chatroom in the subject line. reports that, after installing his geothermal system at his home, his gas and electric bill went from about $325 per month to $125 per month! Now can you see why the energy companies don’t want to see geothermal exchange get a foothold? Our nation presently needs to design a plan for allowing its citizens to install, where possible, geothermal heating and cooling systems for their homes. There is presently a token tax break for geothermal but nothing that would entice the average homeowner to purchase such a system. Present installation costs typically are about $15-20 K but new homes could be less due to excavation, etc. If you have ever gone underground into a cave, the air temperature in the cave is typically 5055 degrees year round? Above ground the air temperature might be 90 degrees in the summer or 10 degrees in the winter? Well, in the summer, it takes more energy to cool a building with the above ground air than it takes with the air from the cave! In the winter? It takes more energy to heat the building with 10 degree air than it takes with 50degree! That’s why conventional heat pumps work OK down south most of the time but not here in the northern US. So we use a geothermal exchange system to get the warmer air from the ground in the winter and move the hotter air into the ground during summer. How hard is that to understand Washington? I encourage everyone to read more from on the Internet at http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geothermal_heat_pump. Americans are always searching for “new and innovative” solutions to our energy problems rather than revisiting “old stuff!” In the immortal words of Earl Pitts: “Wake up America!” L.S.M.

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Jim Jennings is owner of Salt of the Earth in Madisonville. The restaurant specializes in serving fresh, healthy foods.

Restaurant owner serves up healthy food Jim Jennings wants to offer a healthy solution. Jennings is owner of Salt of the Earth in Madisonville. Salt of the Earth is both a restaurant and caterer. The store also sells ingredients used in some of the menu items. In addition to serving lunch, Salt of the Earth also has take-out items for dinner. “Our focus is healthy foods,” said Jennings. “With the medical facilities being built here it’s a good time for us.” Jennings, who has been a chef for more than 30 years, opened Salt of the Earth in 2002. Menu favorites include the baked salmon and turkey meatloaf. Vegetarian foods are also available. The restaurant also sells a variety of items including pastas, wines, seasonings and salts. “I wanted to (sell) good quality food that was more reasonably priced,” said Jennings. “Looking at today’s market, people want

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4760 Red Bank Road Expressway 272-3650 Jim Jennings, owner Open 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

Anne Lizak, right, helps third-grade student Owen Worpole plant a seed in the Terrace Park Elementary vegetable garden during the Earth Day celebration.

Second-grade student Peter Mysogland, left, and sixth-grader Jeffrey Timmers plant flowers in front of Terrace Park Elementary during an Earth Day celebration.

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good, healthy food that is affordable. “They also want fresh food.” All of the meals are baked from scratch, said Jennings. He also uses a lot of organic products. Jennings, 56, said the secret to cooking healthy is “good ingredients and understanding what the customers want.” “I think people come to us because we’re making an effort to serve fresh, healthconscious foods,” he said. Salt of the Earth is located at 4760 Red Bank Expressway. By Forrest Sellers. Send your “Small Business Spotlight” suggestions to espangler@communitypress.co m

Many students planted flowers, while others picked up litter, planted vegetables and celebrated Earth Day.

THINGS TO DO Driving program

Marielders Inc. is hosting the AARP Driver Safety Program from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 13, in the lower level at 6923 Madisonville Road, Mariemont. The class includes information on aggressive drivers, anti-lock brakes, car phones, defensive driving technique, new traffic laws and more. Addresses issues regarding age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. The cost is $14, $12 AARP members. Registration is required. Call 271-5588.

On stage

Mariemont Players Inc. is presenting “The Dixie Swim Club” at 8 p.m. Friday, May 14, at the Walton Creek Theater, 4101 Walton Creek Road, Columbia Township. It is a comedy. Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. The cost is $17. Reservations are recommended. The play will run through May 30. Call 684-1236.

Art exhibits

• Malton Art Gallery is hosting “The Art of Dr. Seuss: A Retrospective Exhibition” from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at Malton Art Gallery, 3804 Edwards Road, Oakley. It is celebrating the life and art of Theodor Seuss Geisel.

Patrick Kelly, sixth grade, left, and Nathan Bush, second grade, dig a hole for the flowers in front of Terrace Park Elementary.

Terrace Park Elementary student spent a sunny afternoon outside celebrating Earth Day on April 30. Principal Linda Lee said the event was pushed back a week because the holiday fell during testing. Students planted flowers around the school, planted vegetables in the garden, picked up litter around the building and made bird feeders.

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The exhibit includes early drawings, his editorial, advertising, military and book illustrations, and his secret art collection. The show will run through June 5. Call 321-8614 or visit www.maltonartgallery.com. • The Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati is hosting the Juried Exhibition from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center, 6980 Cambridge Ave., Mariemont. The exhibit features original art works submitted by women artists. Call 272-3700 or visit www.womansartclub.com. The final show is from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 16.

Annie Doran, right, and Sarah Bell take a break from digging to pose for a picture.

Lindsey Imhoff, left, and Karen Cameron Byers, right, read to Lauren Reynolds during the Earth Day celebration.

Race for a cause

The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education is hosting The Great Human Race 5K & 10K Run/Walk at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 16, at Lunken Airport Playfield, 4744 Playfield Lane, Beechmont and Wilmer Avenues, Linwood. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Dress for weather. Proceeds benefit The Center for Holocaust Humanity Education. The cost is $25. Registration is required. Call 4873055 or visit www.holocaustandhumanity.org.

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Hope Gerred, left, Grace Kelly and Lisa Schmithorst, all in fourth grade, make bird feeders out of pine cones, bird seed and Crisco.


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Beechmont Squares, 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m. Anderson Senior Center, 7970 Beechmont Ave. Western-style square dance club for experienced dancers. $5. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427. Anderson Township.

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AARP Driver Safety Program, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Marielders Inc. 6923 Madisonville Road. lower level. Includes information on aggressive drivers, anti lock brakes, car phones, defensive driving technique, new traffic laws and more. Addresses issues regarding age related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. $14, $12 AARP members. Registration required. Presented by MARIELDERS, INC. 271-5588. Mariemont.

EXERCISE CLASSES

Zumba Fitness Class, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Clough United Methodist Church, 2010 Wolfangel Road. $5. 379-4900. Anderson Township.

HEALTH / WELLNESS

Foot and Ankle Screening, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Cincinnati Sports Club, 3950 Red Bank Road. Complimentary screening with brief history and exam designed to troubleshoot and modify activities and exercise programs. Ages 18 and up. Free. Reservations required. Presented by Christ Hospital Physical Therapy. 527-4000; www.cincinnatisportsclub.com. Fairfax.

LITERARY - SIGNINGS

John Grogan, 7 p.m. Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 2692 Madison Road. Author discusses and signs “Marley and the Kittens.” Free. 3968960; www.josephbeth.com. Norwood. F R I D A Y, M A Y 1 4

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Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Bzak Landscaping at Turpin Farm, 946-7734. Newtown.

DANCE CLASSES

Line Dance Class, 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Oakley Community Center, 3882 Paxton Ave. 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. Oakley.

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Job Search Skills Workshops, 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Anderson Senior Center, 7970 Beechmont Ave. Workshops provide technically-oriented learning opportunities for anyone currently in job transition. Ages 18 and up. Free. Presented by Job Search Learning Labs. 474-3100; jobsearchlearninglabs.wikidot.com. Anderson Township.

MUSIC - CLASSIC ROCK

Big Fish and Friends, 8 p.m.-11 p.m. Awakenings Coffee - Hyde Park, 2734 Erie Ave. Stan Hertzman plays guitar, sings and tells stories. Joined by musical friend weekly. Presented by Awakenings Coffee. 321-2525. Hyde Park.

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Tony Bennett, 8 p.m. Doors open 7 p.m. Free complimentary wine tasting by Ohio Valley Wine 6:30 p.m. PNC Pavilion at Riverbend, 6295 Kellogg Ave. Singer of popular music, standards, show tunes and jazz. $129 fourpack, $90.50, $66, $46. 800-745-3000. Anderson Township.

MUSIC - R&B

Soul Pocket, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Redmoor, 3187 Linwood Ave. $5. 871-6789; www.theredmoor.com. Mount Lookout.

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Waiting on Wally, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. R.P. McMurphy’s Irish Pub & Coffee House, 2910 Wasson Road. $3. 531-3300. Oakley.

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La Boheme Redux, 7:30 p.m. Heritage Universalist Unitarian Church, 2710 Newtown Road. Cincinnati Opera performs the 50minute version of the Puccini masterpiece, sung in English. $10, $5 12 and under. 2318634. Anderson Township.

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Circus Mojo Spring Circus Festival, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Madisonville Arts Center, 5021 Whetsel Ave. Students from The Children’s Home of Northern KY, Cincinnati Country Day School, The New School, Caywood Elementary, Ft. Wright Elementary, John P. Parker School, Clifton Cultural Arts Center, Madisonville Arts Center and The Circus Mojo Center share the stage and perform for each other and community. Benefits Madisonville Arts Center. $5 donation. Presented by Circus Mojo. 800-381-8232; www.circusmojo.com. Madisonville.

Speaking in Tongues, 8 p.m. Anderson Center, 7850 Five Mile Road. Psychological thriller. Two couples in unstable marriages inadvertently exchange partners in a night of adulterous encounters. $12, $10 seniors and students. Presented by Beechmont Players. Through May 15. 233-2468; www.beechmontplayers.org. Anderson Township. The Dixie Swim Club, 8 p.m. Walton Creek Theater, 4101 Walton Creek Road. Comedy. Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. $17. Reservations recommended. Presented by Mariemont Players Inc. Through May 30. 684-1236. Columbia Township. S A T U R D A Y, M A Y 1 5

ART & CRAFT CLASSES

Saturday Morning Functional Clay Art Class, 10 a.m.-noon, Funke Fired Arts, 3130 Wasson Road. Learn to create one of a kind clay art. Make mugs, soap dishes, waste baskets, picture frames, toothbrush holders and more. All ages. Family friendly. $25 per project. Registration required. Through June 19. 871-2529; www.funkefiredarts.com. Oakley.

ART EXHIBITS

Juried Exhibition, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center, 272-3700; www.womansartclub.com. Mariemont. In the Footsteps of Duveneck: Harry Shokler and E.T. Hurley, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Phyllis Weston Gallery, 321-5200. O’Bryonville. Teaching Clay: Four Decades at Northern Kentucky University, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Funke Fired Arts, Free. 871-2529; www.funkefiredarts.com. Oakley. The Art of Dr. Seuss: A Retrospective Exhibition, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Malton Art Gallery, 321-8614; http://www.maltonartgallery.com. Oakley. Change of Season, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Eisele Gallery of Fine Art, Free. 791-7717; www.eiselefineart.com. Fairfax. Peak and Flow, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Country Club, Free. 792-9744; www.countryclubprojects.com. Oakley.

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Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Bzak Landscaping at Turpin Farm, 946-7734. Newtown.

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Team in Training Meeting, 11:30 a.m. The Running Spot, 1993 Madison Road. Learn more about Team In Training. Meet past participants, coaches, cancer survivors and Team In Training staff members. Free. Presented by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training. 361-2100; www.teamintraining.org/soh. O’Bryonville.

Zumba Fitness Class, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Clough United Methodist Church, $5. 3794900. Anderson Township.

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HEALTH / WELLNESS

Skin Screening, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Cincinnati Sports Club, 3950 Red Bank Road. Grandin Room. Free. Reservations required. Presented by Christ Hospital. 585-1000; www.cincinnatisportsclub.com. Fairfax.

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The Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati is hosting the Juried Exhibition from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at the Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center, 6980 Cambridge Ave., Mariemont. The final show is from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 16. The exhibit features original artwork submitted by women artists. Call 272-3700 or visit www.womansartclub.com. Diana Kilfoil organizes the collection on exhibit from the following artists: Top row, from left Mary Lynn Phillips and Deborah Ridgley; Bottom row, from left, Margie Meier, Millie Null, and Chris Griffin Woods. S U N D A Y, M A Y 1 6

CIVIC

Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Bzak Landscaping at Turpin Farm, 946-7734. Newtown.

LITERARY - CRAFTS

Common Threads, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oakley Branch Library, 4033 Gilmore Ave. Knitting/Crochet group. Bring project to work on. Free. 369-6038. Oakley.

MUSIC - R&B

Basic Truth, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Anderson Bar and Grill, 8060 Beechmont Ave. Ages 21 and up. $5. 474-2212; www.freewebs.com/basictruth. Anderson Township.

MUSIC - ROCK

Frankly Speaking, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. R.P. McMurphy’s Irish Pub & Coffee House, 2910 Wasson Road. $3. 531-3300. Oakley.

ON STAGE - THEATER

Murder Mystery Dinner, 6:30 p.m. “What Happens in Vegas.” Sweetwine Banquet Center at the Vineyard, 600 Nordyke Road. $33.50. Reservations required, available online. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. Through Aug. 21. 521-7275; www.greatparks.org. Anderson Township. Speaking in Tongues, 3 p.m. Anderson Center, $12, $10 seniors and students. 2332468; www.beechmontplayers.org. Anderson Township. The Dixie Swim Club, 8 p.m. Walton Creek Theater, $17. Reservations recommended. 684-1236. Columbia Township.

RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY

Motorcycle Blessing, noon, Clough United Methodist Church, 2010 Wolfangel Road. Motorcyclists and families are invited to informal service ending in prayer for each cyclist, short ride and cookout. Bake sale to benefit Clough Youth Group’s summer mission trip. Rain date: noon May 16. 2314301. Anderson Township.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Codependents Anonymous, 9:30 a.m. Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church, 1345 Grace Ave. Room 206. Book discussion group. Donations accepted. 583-1248. Hyde Park.

ON STAGE - THEATER

Magic Ingredient, 3 p.m. 20th Century Theatre, 3021 Madison Road. Zak Morgan meets the Great Morsellini. $15. Presented by Pipsqueak Theater. 731-8000; www.pipsqueaktheater.com. Oakley. The Dixie Swim Club, 7 p.m. Walton Creek Theater, $17. Reservations recommended. 684-1236. Columbia Township.

PUBLIC HOURS

Anderson Township History Room, 1 p.m.4 p.m. History Room at Anderson Center, 7850 Five Mile Road. Learn about the history of Anderson Township through photos and exhibits. Staffed by Anderson Township Historical Society members. Presented by Anderson Township Historical Society. Through Dec. 29. 688-8400. Anderson Township.

RECREATION

The Great Human Race 5K & 10K Run/Walk, 2 p.m. Lunken Airport Playfield, 4744 Playfield Lane. Beechmont and Wilmer Avenues. Transforming one step at a time. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. dress for weather. Benefits The Center for Holocaust Humanity Education. $25. Registration required. Presented by The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education. 487-3055; www.holocaustandhumanity.org/. Linwood. M O N D A Y, M A Y 1 7

AUDITIONS

Once More, With Feeling, 7 p.m. Walton Creek Theater, 4101 Walton Creek Road. Seven men and one woman. Cold readings from script. Bring theater resume. Production dates: Sept. 10-26. Presented by Mariemont Players Inc. Through May 18. 382-5854. Columbia Township.

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AUDITIONS Once More, With Feeling, 7 p.m. Walton Creek Theater, 382-5854. Columbia Township.

CIVIC Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Bzak Landscaping at Turpin Farm, 946-7734. Newtown.

BUSINESS MEETINGS

EDUCATION

Lunch N’ Learn, noon-1 p.m. Anderson Center, 7850 Five Mile Road. Free. Presented by Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce. 688-8400. Anderson Township.

HEALTH / WELLNESS

2010 Health & Wellness Lecture Series, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Looking Marvelous at Midlife: Skincare Options forMaintaining a Fresh Face at 40 and Beyond. Cincinnati Sports Club, 3950 Red Bank Road. Monthly series features local specialist physicians discussing relevant health topics. Free. Registration required. Presented by Lisa Larkin, M.D. and Associates. 271-5111; 527-4000; www.lisalarkinmd.com. Fairfax.

LITERARY - SIGNINGS

Ellen Schreiber, 7 p.m. Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 2692 Madison Road. Author discusses and signs “Vampire Kisses No. 7: Love Bites.” 396-8960; www.josephbeth.com. Norwood. Claudia Gray, 7 p.m. Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 2692 Madison Road. Author discusses and signs “Hourglass No. 3 Evernight.” 3968960; www.josephbeth.com. Norwood.

Go at Throttle Up - The Space Shuttle Era, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Cincinnati Observatory Center, 3489 Observatory Place. See what it has been like living and working in space aboard the shuttle and what future NASA space vehicles are being planned to allow the United States to be able to continue manned space exploration. Ages 18 and up. $18. Registration required. 556-6932; http://www.uc.edu/ce/. Mount Lookout.

EXERCISE CLASSES

Zumba Fitness Class, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Clough United Methodist Church, $5. 3794900. Anderson Township.

LITERARY - SIGNINGS

Gary Williams, 7 p.m. Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 2692 Madison Road. Author discusses and signs “Seal of Honor: Operation Red Wings and the Life of MichaelP. Murphy, USN.” 396-8960; www.josephbeth.com. Norwood.

PUBLIC HOURS

Anderson Township History Room, 1 p.m.4 p.m. History Room at Anderson Center, 688-8400. Anderson Township.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Codependents Anonymous, 7:30 p.m. United Church of Christ in Oakley, Donations accepted. 231-0733. Oakley.

BUSINESS CLASSES

Workforce Investment Act Discussion, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church, 1345 Grace Ave. Job Search Focus Group meeting to discuss WIA funding and how one can apply for $5,000 in training dollars. With Sam Zonker. Free. Presented by ProTrain True North. 825-1555; www.careerachievementnetwork.com. Hyde Park.

LITERARY - SIGNINGS

Nathan Singer, 7 p.m. Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 2692 Madison Road. Author discusses and signs “Delta Blues.” Includes musical presentation. 396-8960. Norwood.

MUSIC - CHORAL

Marietta College Concert Choir, 7:30 p.m. Mount Washington Presbyterian Church, 6474 Beechmont Ave. Dr. Daniel Monek, director. Choir performs spring tour “So Thin a Veil.” Free. 231-2650; www.mwpcchurch.org. Mount Washington.

MUSIC - JAZZ

Faux Frenchmen, 6:30 p.m. Allyn’s, 3538 Columbia ParkWay. 871-5779; www.fauxfrenchmen.com. Columbia Tusculum. PROVIDED

The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden’s Zoo Babies shows off its newest additions through May 31, including a bongo, bonobo (pictured,) white handed gibbon, sand kittens, manatee and more. On Saturday-Sunday, May 15-16, Curious George sings, dances and plays games at the Wings of Wonder Theater. Barney visits for a Super-Dee-Duper Sing-Along Saturday, May 22. The zoo is open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $14; $9, ages 2-12; free, under 2. Call 513-281-4700 or visit www.cincinnatizoo.org.

RECREATION

Adult Beginner Golf, 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Weekly through June 21. Little Miami Golf Center, 3811 Newtown Road. Learn basics of putting, chipping, iron shots. Ages 18 and up. $100, $90 resident. Registration required. 388-4514. Anderson Township.

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The Butterfly Show at the Krohn Conservatory, Butterflies of Japan, moves into its second phase, with “Tanabata” from Wednesday, May 12, through June 1. The final, and third phase is “Otsukimi,” which runs June 2-20. Each distant time frame celebrates the arrival of a butterfly and a new floral exhibit that mimics a change of seasons. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission to the show is $6; $5, seniors; $4, under 17; free, ages 4 and under. Family packs, $20; unlimited admission pin, $10. Visit www.butterflyshow.com or call 513-421-5707.


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Some interesting observations about marriage, divorce cut and run when the going gets tough. Realists decide to abstain from the excesses of romance and settle for practical, ‘mature’ (slightly gray) relationships. 2. “If one has not in fact of these responsgrown in the course of a Father Lou Each es retards growth into marriage, it has been a Guntzelman the fullness of love… It dreadful disaster. Mere longevity in a marriage is Perspectives is when we enter the zone of enchantment not necessarily something to celebrate, for the question is what for the second time that we dishappened to those individuals cover that love has the power to along the way?” James Hollis, Ph. dispel despair and open us to hope.” Sam Keen “ To Love and D., “The Eden Project,” page 44. Be Loved” pages 214-215. 3. “In the disappointment and 4. Statistics show that more disillusionment that follows our first fall into and out of love, the second marriages break up than three most common responses are first ones. They show that 45 perpessimism, romanticism, and real- cent of first marriages, 60 percent ism. Pessimists decide that love is of second marriages, and 75 peran illusion and protect themselves cent of third marriages don’t make against further disappointment by it these days. avoiding intimacy. Romantics 5. “We all have a tendency to make a habit of falling in love but

1. Seventy percent of those involved in a divorce have a lover at the time of the breakup. But only 15 percent of them marry that lover.

reproduce our miseries with extraordinary consistency. In love relations, we approach each new relationship as an antidote to the problems of the last one, and, with daunting regularity, each new relationship turns out to be a new version of the old.” So claims psychoanalyst Stephen Mitchell in “Can Love Last?” 6. In Belinda Luscombe’s “Time” magazine column (May 3, 2010) she discusses serial marriers. She facetiously wonders why people who are so bad at mating for life, e.g. Larry King, Elizabeth Taylor, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Mickey Rooney, etc., keep pairing up. “It’s not that they want to get divorced, or hate marriage. It’s that they like it too much, even though it’s not good for them. So, perhaps applications for, say, a fifth marriage license should be required to get therapy.” 7. “By having two lovers one

can drastically reduce one’s commitment to a relationship that one would not be able to bear in its totality. When one feels the need to deceive the beloved, this implies a lack of integration of the shadow.” Aldo Carotenuto “Eros And Pathos.” 8. Are wedding vows taken seriously, or should they be reworded: Though celebrities claim to fall in and out of love within months or a few years, and others follow their example, it’s legitimate to ask if such people actually loved each other in the first place. Viktor Frankl, M.D., writes, “The moment we experience true love, we experience it as valid forever, like a truth which we recognize as an ‘eternal truth.’ It is impossible to envision loving ‘for awhile.’” (A good argument for commitment.) 9. British philosopher Susan Mendess exposed the absurdity of

an intended short-term period of love in marriage by saying, “It is bizarre to respond to ‘Wilt thou love her, comfort her, and keep her?” with: “Well, I’ll try!” 10. “I think one of the problems in marriage is that people don’t realize what it is. They think it’s a long romantic love affair and it isn’t. Marriage has nothing to do with being happy. It has to do with being transformed, and when the transformation is realized it is a magnificent experience. But you have to submit. You have to yield. You have to give. You can’t just dictate.” Author and world mythologist Joseph Campbell in “This Business of the Gods,” page 78. Father Lou Guntzelman is a Catholic priest of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Contact him at columns@community press.com or P.O. Box 428541, Cincinnati, OH 45242.

Whether buying or selling – beware of fakes How genuine is the jewelry sold on eBay and other online auction sites? A few years ago, Tiffany & Co. found nearly three quarters of items sold on eBay as “Tiffany Jewelry” were counterfeit. Tiffany sued eBay but lost because the court said eBay is not the seller. Now Tiffany goes after the sellers themselves. That’s what Anita Holmes has learned. She said she bought earrings from a friend whose husband had bought them for

came in, the box that said “Tiffany” and the bag that also said “Tiffany.” She posted the picture on eBay, offered it for sale, and immediately received an email saying they don’t look like real Tiffany items. Holmes said she immediately closed the auction – but it was too late. She received e-mails from both eBay and the lawyers for Tiffany & Co. Then she got a letter from Tiffany’s attorneys showing they meant business. “They wanted me to

her. “I liked the earrings but they were selling on eBay for around $120 and Howard Ain I could Hey Howard! have used the money more than I could the earrings,” she said. “So, I decided maybe the earrings could go to somebody else.” Holmes took a picture of the earrings, the pouch they

send them the earrings. They wanted the name of the person that had sold them to me, and they wanted $475 for damages,” she said. After calling the lawyer’s office, Holmes said, “They say it’s phony. I asked her how she knew. I’m not trying to be smart about it, I just wondered because I didn’t know. She said they know their merchandise.” Tiffany & Co. said such counterfeiting dilutes the value of its products so it’s trying to stop it as soon as it

spots these fakes. Holmes says she’s learned a big lesson. “I won’t sell on eBay anymore; it’s just not worth the worrying about this happening again. It scared me,” she said. Just to be sure, I asked Holmes to take the earrings to the Tiffany store in downtown Cincinnati. She did, and said she learned the handles on her “Tiffany” bag are different from the real thing. There’s a different size box inside, and the pouch is also differ-

ent, among other things. Holmes said she was told they were all good fakes. Holmes said she’s now sent the items to Tiffany & Co.’s lawyer along with a check for $475 for the trademark violation. Bottom line, beware of counterfeits – whether buying or selling on the Internet. Howard Ain answers consumer complaints weekdays on WKRC-TV Local 12. Write to him at 12 WKRC-TV, 1906 Highland Ave., Cincinnati 45219.

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May 12, 2010

Healthy way to prepare fish, ‘chips’

I got a bonus of sorts when I stopped at Keegan’s Seafood on Salem Avenue in Mount Washington for my fresh seafood “fix.” Outside the store was the cutest little couple selling produce, herbs and veggie plants. Mr. and Mrs. Klug come f r o m Fayettville and grow the prod u c e t h e m Rita selves. I Heikenfeld bought Rita’s kitchen some heirloom yellow tomato plants, a rhubarb plant, and some beautiful purple basil. They are there a couple times a week, so if you’re in the neighborhood, stop by to see Tom Keegan and these truck farmers. All throughout our Community Press and Recorder areas there are these kinds of folks who are independents trying to make a living doing something they love. You’ll find them outside places like Tom’s, at roadside stands, Findlay Market, or in the parking lots at

shopping malls. Anytime you can support our independent grocers and farmers, I hope you do so.

Parmesan mixed together 2 teaspoons garlic powder or to taste Olive oil, salt and pepper

Seafood tips from Tom Keegan

“Oil the fish, not the pan,” he says. Tom brushes oil on the fish for a healthier, tastier dish. He also says simple is better. “When you have a quality piece of seafood, you don’t need to do much other than sauté it simply in some olive oil and/or butter with your favorite seasonings.”

Pan-seared salmon with herbs

COURTESY RITA HEIKENFELD

Simple pan-seared salmon with dill and lemon herbs. of salmon which has been seasoned with salt and pepper. Cook until done, turning once. Sprinkle with fresh dill and a squeeze of lemon juice.

Oven-fried french fries

Usually I oil the fish, not the pan, but in this case, I put the olive oil directly in the pan since I have aromatics with it. Here’s how I do it: Film a pan with olive oil and cook a large, peeled, smashed clove of garlic in it until it turns golden. If you have a few sprigs of lemon grass, toss them in too and saute along with the salmon. Remove garlic and lemon grass and add a piece

For Mandy Roberts, who wanted healthier french fries with lots of flavor. You need to precook the potatoes first so they’ll bake up crisp without a long time in the oven. If you want, add less garlic powder and substitute Cajun seasoning. 4 big baking potatoes, cut into big wedges, skin left on if desired 1 ⁄4 cup each: bread crumbs and shredded

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Bring water to a boil, put potatoes in, then lower to a simmer. Cook until barely tender, about five to seven minutes. Spray a baking sheet and put potatoes on in single layer. Season and toss with a bit of olive oil. Sprinkle bread crumb mixture over them, tossing to coat. Press the coating lightly so it sticks. Bake, and toss about halfway through, until crispy, about 10 to 12 minutes or so.

Stuffed bell pepper soup

I’ve had several requests for this and finally tweaked the recipe so that it’s good enough to share. Like eating a stuffed pepper, inside out! 1 pound ground beef (I use sirloin but any will do) 1 cup chopped onion 2 bell peppers, medium size, diced 1 nice rib celery, chopped 1 nice carrot, chopped

2-3 teaspoons garlic, minced or more to taste 1-2 teaspoons dried oregano or more to taste Chili powder to taste – start with a couple teaspoons Soy sauce to taste – start with a couple tablespoons Beef broth – start with 5 cups and add more to taste 14.5 ounces diced tomatoes 1 jar, 26-ounce or so, favorite pasta sauce 1 ⁄2 cup brown or white rice – I like brown Shredded cheddar for garnish Film pan with olive oil and brown beef along with onion, peppers, celery, carrot, garlic and oregano. When beef is cooked, add everything but rice and cheddar. Bring to a gentle boil and cook about 10 minutes. Lower to a simmer, add rice, put lid on and cook until rice is done, about 15 to 20 minutes or so. Adjust seasonings and add salt and pepper to taste.

Can you help?

Bananas in sweet white “cream” sauce: For

Connie, a Fort Thomas reader, who has enjoyed this in buffet restaurants.

Readers want to know

“Is it OK to plant basil now?” Yes, the soil has warmed up enough and we shouldn’t be getting any more frosty nights. It’s a good time to divide perennial herbs like thyme and oregano that have gotten woody or out of bounds.

Rita’s container gardening video

Check out my website www.abouteating.com for the most watched container herb gardening video on YouTube last year. Just type in “container gardening video” in the search engine or go to www.abouteating.com/container-gardening-video.htm. And I’ll be blogging daily about our garden adventures on my blog at www.communitypress.com. Rita Nader Heikenfeld is Macy’s certified culinary professional. E-mail columns@community press.com with “Rita’s kitchen” in the subject line. Call 513-2487130, ext. 356.

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DEATHS LaVonne J. Fowler

LaVonne J. Fowler, 80, of Mariemont died April 29. Survived by sons, Jimmy L. of Mariemont, Danny and Ricky Fowler; brother, Marlowe Anderson; five grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren. Preceded in death by

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husband, James B. Fowler; parents, Abner and Gladys (nee Swenson) Anderson; and brother, Gerald Anderson. Services were May 3 at Tate Township Cemetery. Memorials to: American Lung Association, 4050 Executive Park Drive, Suite 402, Cincinnati, OH 45241.

About obituaries

Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church

The church is offering weekly adult Sunday school classes and monthly mid-week contemplative services and labyrinth walks. Visit www.hydeparkchurch.com for dates, times and locations. Nursery care for infants is provided each Sunday 8:15 to 11:45 a.m. The church is at 1345 Grace Ave.; 871-1345.

Catholic Charities is hosting the parenting class “Time-In (When Time-

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Truelight Missionary Baptist Church

“We’re in the business of helping families make simple, sensible, and affordable arrangements.”

The church is hosting an Easter Season Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday May 14. The church is at 8939 Montgomery Road, Kenwood; 791-6351.

The church offers services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays, and 7 p.m. Wednesdays. The pastor is Chris Mobley. The church is at 4311 Eastern Ave., Columbia Tusculum; 256-0132.

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BAPTIST Hyde Park Baptist Church Michigan & Erie Ave

513-321-5856 Bill Rillo, Pastor Sunday Worship Services: 11:00am & 6:00pm Sunday School: 9:45am Wednesday Bible Study: 7:00pm www.hydeparkbaptistchurch.org

ROMAN CATHOLIC OUR LADY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT CENTER

Mass Schedule: 8:30am & 7:15pm Mon-Fri Confession Mon & Tues 3-4pm 1st & 3rd Friday 6:45-7:45pm Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration

5440 Moeller Ave., Norwood 513-351-9800

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Church (513) 561-5954 • (513) 561-5020 School Miami Ave & Shawnee Run Rd. www.stgertrude.org Mass Schedule Daily: 7:00, 8:00 & 11:30AM Saturday: 4:30PM Sunday: 8:00, 9:30 & 11:00AM 12:30 & 6:00PM

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CHURCH OF GOD CHURCH OF GOD OF PROPHECY

Sunday School 10:00 am Sunday Worship 11:00 am Wed Night Bible Study 7:00 pm Pastor Ed Wilson 8105 Beech Avenue - Deer Park (Just off Galbraith across from Amity School) 513-793-7422

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231-4445

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Church of God

8290 Batavia-Pike - Route 32 Pastor: Lonnie & Erica Richardson Wednesday Evening Services - 7:00pm Sunday Morning Worship - 10:45 am

Monday through Friday, July 1216. Kindergarten through sixth grade students will explore life in a bustling, noisy city along the Nile in ancient Egypt. They will hear the hubbub about what is happening in the palace and work with people who follow countless gods. They will learn of the man that the Pharaoh has put in charge of storing and distributing food, a former prisoner who has the gift of interpreting dreams. They will meet Joseph and learn of his incredible faith journey from prison to palace. They will experience new traditions, taste new foods, try new arts and crafts and discover that by trusting in God, they are never alone in life’s trials and triumphs. Both programs will be held at the cathedral. The cost of each is $30. Scholarships are available. Registration forms are available at christchurchcincinnati.org. For additional information on the choir camp, call 621-1817. Deadline for registration for the choir camp is June 15; for Vacation Bible School, July 8. The church is at 318 E. Fourth St., downtown; 621-1817.

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ST. THOMAS EPISCOPAL CHURCH & ST. THOMAS NURSERY SCHOOL

3850 E. Galbraith, Deer Park Next to Dillonvale Shopping Ctr www.TrinityCincinnati.org 791-7631 Worship Service - 10:00AM Sunday School - 10:15AM Pastor Randy Wade Murphy

Sr. Pastor Mark Rowland Ann Luzader, Mike Carnevale Traditional Service 8:30 & 11:00am Contemporary Service 9:30 & 11:00am (Nursery care from 9:15am-12:15pm.) Sunday School for Children & Adults at 9:30am & 11:00am. Youth Fellowship (grade 7-12), 6-8pm.

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CHURCH OF THE SAVIOUR Traditional Worship 8:20am & 11:00am Contemporary Worship 9:40am Sunday School (All ages) 9:40 & 11am Nursery Care Provided

Dr. Cathy Johns, Senior Pastor Rev. Doug Johns, Senior Pastor

2010 Wolfangel Rd., Anderson Twp. 513-231-4301 Sunday Worship: 10:30am with Childrens Church & Nursery PASTOR JONATHAN KOLLMANN

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HARTZELL UMC

8999 Applewood Dr Blue Ash 891 8527

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(off Larchview, off Plainfield at Cross County Hwy.)

Sunday School & Worship 9 AM & 10:30 AM Child Care provided 10:30AM Rev. Robert Roberts, Pastor

Cincinnati Country Day School 272-5800 www.horizoncc.com

INDIAN HILL Episcopal Presbyterian Church 6000 Drake Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 45243 Phone 513-561-6805 Fax 513-561-0894

The church has contemporary worship at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. The church is at 7421 East Galbraith Road, Madeira; 791-8348.

Faith Christian Fellowship Church

The church is hosting noted speaker Ralph Marinacci from Pitman United Methodist Church, Pitman, N.J. He is one of the founders of the Full Gospel Businessmen’s Club. Marinacci will speak during the 10 a.m. service Sunday, May 23. Call 2718442. Rock Church ministry for seventh through 12th grade meets the third Saturday of each month 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Features DJ, dancing, games, prizes and concessions. The church is at 6800 School St., Newtown; 271-8442.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

The church is hosting Scrapbooking from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. nearly every third Monday. Free child care is provided. You must register by 5 p.m. Friday before the Monday event. The dates are: May 17, June 7, July 19 and Aug. 16. The church is at 7701 Kenwood Road, Kenwood; 891-1700.

UNITED METHODIST

NON-DENOMINATIONAL FAITH CHRISTIAN

FELLOWSHIP CHURCH (Preaching the Gospel of Hope) 6830 School Street (Newtown)

271-8442

Dr. R. Edgar Bonniwell, Sr. Minister

www.cfcfc.org Sun. Worship 10am Wed. Worship & Bible Study Service 7pm Sunday School - All Ages 9-10:00am New National Seminary Emerging www.Kingswellseminary.org

Connections Christian Church 7421 East Galbraith Cincinnati, OH 45243

Phone: 513-791-8348 • Fax: 513-791-5648

Jeff Hill • Minister

www.connectionscc.org Worship Service 10:30am Sunday School 9:15 am

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Indian Hill Episcopal Presbyterian Church 6000 Drake Rd Cincinnati, Ohio 45243 www.indianhillchurch.org Sunday Worship 8am & 10:30am Sunday School 10:30am Youth 7 & 8th grade 9:15am Youth 9 & 12th grade 11:45am Phone 561-6805 Fax 561-0894

Connections Christian Church

7515 Forest Rd.at Beechmont Ave 231-4172

8005 Pfeiffer Rd Montgmry 791-3142 www.cos-umc.org "Because He Lives: Purpose"

Sunday Services

Sunday School -All Ages ........9:00am Worship Gathering ...........10:00am Wednesday Night....6:15pm dinner & 7:00pm...Children/Youth/Adult Classes Nursery Provided

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Christ Church Cathedral

The church is hosting Choir Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 21-25. During the week, children will sing, play instruments, create art, play games, enjoy good meals and explore Christian faith. The cathedral’s professional choir members and music staff will lead the camp, which is designed for children who have completed the first through the eighth grades. Prior music lessons are not a prerequisite for registration. Nor is membership in a church. On Friday evening, the families of children will be invited to attend a worship service, at which the children will sing. A dinner will follow. Vacation Bible School is from 9 a.m. to noon

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Sunday 9:00 & 10:30 a.m. Loveland High School, off of Rich Rd. 683-1556 www.northstarvineyard.org

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Ark of Learning Preschool and Child Care Ages 3 through 12

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vineyard eastgate community church

Located @ 1005 Old S.R. 74 (@ Tealtown Rd. in Eastgate) Sunday Services 9:00, 10:15 & 11:45 AM

513.753.1993

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Sunday Worship 8am & 9:30am www.IndianHillChurch.org

6365 Corbly Road Cincinnati, OH 45230 513-231-3946 www.mtwashumc.org

LUTHERAN ASCENSION LUTHERAN CHURCH

7333 Pfeiffer Road, Montgomery (East of I-71 on Pfeiffer Rd) Worship Schedule 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Worship and Holy Communion 9:45 a.m. Sunday School and Adult Forum Pastor: Josh Miller Baby sitter provided Visit our website at: http://ascensionlutheranchurch.com

Good Shepherd (ELCA)

10:45 am Sunday Worship 9:30 am Adult & 10:45 am Children Sunday School All Are Welcome Nursery Care Available Handicapped Accessible

513.891.1700

(across from Kenwood Towne Centre)

Saturday night at 5:00 and Sunday morning at 8:00, 9:00, 9:30 & 11am

Pastors: Larry Donner, Pat Badkey, Jesse Abbott

MADEIRA SILVERWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH www.madeirachurch.org 8000 Miami Ave. 791-4470 Contemporary Worship 9:00 am

Church School for Everyone 10:10 am

Traditional Worship 11:15 am Child Care available at all times

Building Homes Relationships & Families

www.goodshepherd.com

7701 Kenwood Rd.

PRESBYTERIAN

Sundays 9:15am & 10:45am

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST HERITAGE UNIVERSALIST UNITARIAN CHURCH

2710 Newtown Rd. 231-8634 Sunday Services: 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School classes and nursery care for children and youth

“One Church, Many Paths” www.huuc.net


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CINCINNATI DISTRICT 2 Arrests/citations

Ellery Jeffers, born 1970, criminal trespass, 3543 Columbia Parkway, April 28. Zachary Heeney, born 1989, criminal trespass, disorderly conduct, 700 Tusculum Ave., April 27. Marshall D Moss, born 1962, possession open flask, criminal trespass, 3543 Columbia Parkway, April 28. Martin R French, born 1989, after hours in park, 700 Tusculum Ave., April 27. Robert A Faniel, born 1970, violation of temporary protection order, 3295 Erie Ave., April 18. Darryl Smith, born 1967, criminal damage or endanger, grand theft auto, 3295 Erie Ave., April 29. Jacob Vener, born 1985, criminal damage or endanger, 3295 Erie Ave., April 30. Jonathon Williams, born 1990, theft credit card, 2488 Madison Road, April 28. Leonard A Chenault, born 1970, city income tax, 3295 Erie Ave., April 20. Mary J Foggie, born 1962, criminal damage or endanger, 3295 Erie Ave., April 26. Harold Delain Bowden, born 1960, city or local ordinance violation, 5800 Carothers St., April 27. Jerry Nathaniel Sheppard, born 1966, possession open flask, 5800 Carothers St., April 27. Chris Talley, born 1973, burglary, 3711 Anioton Court, May 2. Jamie L Mcwilliams, born 1964, felony assault victim harmed, 6415 Erie Ave., April 29. Robert Edward Mason, born 1963, possess criminal tools, theft under $300, 4825 Marburg Ave., May 2. Michael Chandler, born 1983, theft under $300, 4825 Marburg Ave., April 29. Robert George, born 1989, disorderly conduct, 3827 Paxton Ave., April 27.

Incidents/investigations Breaking and entering

3548 Brotherton Road, April 26. 4710 Madison Road, April 25.

Burglary

4331 Eastern Ave., April 26. 6236 Sierra St., April 25.

Grand theft

3451 Mooney Ave., April 25. 5420 Lester Road, April 26.

Petit theft

2962 Alpine Terrace, April 26. 3397 Custer St., April 25. 3807 Ferdinand Place, April 25. 6011 Madison Road, April 25.

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Tampering with coin machines

3548 Brotherton Road, April 26.

COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP Arrests/citations

Juvenile Female, 14, disorderly conduct at 5633 Viewpoint Drive, April 14. Juvenile Female, 16, disorderly conduct at 5633 Viewpoint Drive, April 17. Charles King, 54, 4200 Plainville Road, assault at 7337 US 50, April 17. Karolyn Burnam, 33, 890 E. Columbia, theft at 5385 Ridge, April 23. Michael Earthman, 31, 2711 Galene, assault at 5410 Ridge Road, April 20. Christopher Bankhead, 19, 5303 Charlene, drug paraphernalia, drug possession, at 5603 Viewpoint Drive, April 19. Kenneth Payne, 19, 5313 Charlene, drug paraphernalia at 5603 Viewpoint Drive, April 19.

Incidents/investigations Breaking and entering

Garage entered and concrete saw and laser of unknown value remove at 7415 Elm, April 19.

Burglary

Residence entered and TV of unknown value removed at 5633 Viewpointe, April 25.

Criminal damaging

Vehicle window damaged at 5979 Wind Street, April 28.

Theft

Tools of unknown value removed at 8314 Wooster Road, April 27. Reported at 5301 Ridge Road, April 24. Vehicle window damaged and cell phone and Bluetooth of unknown value removed at 5400 Kennedy Ave., April 13.

FAIRFAX

Arrests/citations

Alejandro Dominguez, 26, 233 S. Wayne Ave., driving under suspension, April 18. Rodney Criswell, 26, 2530 St. Albens Ave., driving under suspension, April 18. Patrick L. Cox, 27, 1653 Jonathan Ave., driving under suspension, April 18. Asia D. Roulette, 21, 1653 Jonathan Ave., wrongful entrustment, April 18. Rondel Helton, 26, 7415 Montgomery, drug paraphernalia, criminal trespass, theft, April 16. Jeremy Pohlman, 26, 6283 Traylor, theft, drug paraphernalia, April 16. Christina M. Welsh, 35, 3749 Hutton

The Community Press published names of adults charged with offenses. The information is a public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. To contact police: • Cincinnati: Capt. Douglas Wiesman, District 2 commander, 979-4440. • Columbia Township: Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, Sgt. Peter Enderle, 6833444. • Fairfax: Rick Patterson, chief, 271-7250. • Mariemont: Rick Hines, chief, 271-4089. • Terrace Park: Jerry Hayhow, chief, 831-2137 or 825-2280. St., theft, April 20. Adam C. Klei, 33, 5804 Stonewall Jackson, drug abuse, open container, April 21. John R. Jellison, 30, 4860 Madison Road, driving under suspension, April 19.

Incidents/investigations Theft

Scrap metal taken from D & D Metal; $1,000 at 3717 Jonlen, April 16. Trailer taken from BLC Development; $2,200 at Murray Avenue, April 16.

COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP

3905 Miami Run: Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Tr to Papania Jason; $185,000. 6626 Stewart Road: Statzer Steve B. to Schumacher Steve; $108,000.

472 Stanley Ave.: Lawton Nathaniel W. to Hurley Michael B.; $290,000.

EAST WALNUT HILLS

1715 Grandmere Lane: Semberg Michael G. & Bryan K. Schapman to Schapman Bryan K.; $128,500.

HYDE PARK

2444 Madison Road: Felson Stephen R. Trs & Edward J. Trs to Bowman John E.; $2,500. 2871 Minto Ave.: Greenfield Steven to Fanniemae; $156,000. 2920 Observatory Ave.: Lopez Javier E. to Lame Elizabeth K.; $105,500. 3418 Burch Ave.: Blair Barbara E. to Miranda Nelson; $400,000.

Arrests/citations

3517 Pape Ave.: Stevens John A. & Gillian Dewberry to Marsh Adam T.; $240,000. 3611 Red Bank Road: Maupin William J. to Whiston Patricia E.; $106,000.

4105 Azalea Ave.: Lovdal Lisa M. to U.S. Bank National; $45,000. 4317 Whetsel Ave.: Protium Reo Lp to Armstrong Properties Ltd; $10,000. 4723 Winona Terrace: Holston Kenneth Sr. & Kenneth Jr. to Jpmorgan Chase Bank; $36,000.

MOUNT LOOKOUT

1119 Halpin Ave.: Janosick Jeffrey W. to Federal Home Loan Mortgag; $140,000. 1344 Custer St.: Breazeale Grant to Colgan Kara E.; $349,900. 3261 Nash Ave.: Flamm Justin D. to Meyer Michael W.; $191,000. 600 Delta Ave.: Burke Anne & Jason Murray to Buscemi Nicole; $198,000. 600 Delta Ave.: Fey Jarod to Lenaham Brian M.; $190,000.

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3325 Cardiff Ave.: Hively Justin to Bank Of America National; $48,000. 3350 Marburg Square Lane: Westfield Station LLC to Jeffreys Brant; $258,000. 3706 Michigan Ave.: Bank Of New York Mellon The to Lee Ki Hyeong; $145,000. 3772 Drakewood Drive: Samuel David R. & Cynthia L. to Samuel Susan; $297,000.

TERRACE PARK

321 Rugby Ave.: Tetrault Geoffrey P. to Hsbc Bank Usa Tr.; $468,000.

WALNUT HILLS

1617 William H. Taft Road: Liquidation Properties I Nc to Cincinnati Johnson Group; $8,500. 3054 Mentor Ave.: Pecot Jeffrey to Federal National Mortgage; $6,000. 848 Lincoln Ave.: Thompson Verdale & Joel to Dac Investment Group LLC; $17,500. 848 Lincoln Ave.: Dac Investment Group LLC to Williams John M.; $30,000.

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