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Construction on new condominiums in Mariemont is scheduled to begin soon. Developer Rick Greiwe presented construction plans at recent council meeting, but said there is no firm start date yet. Greiwe explained the development agreement for Emery Park, one of two condominium complexes on Madisonville Road, and said he will need to completely close nearby West Street from Monday, Sept. 27, to the end of the year. SEE STORY, A2
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Share your vacation photo and you could have the chance to win a Sony Cyber-shot DSCW120 digital still camera and a $25 Best Buy gift card. Submit your best shot by visiting the Contests page on CincinnatiMomsLikeMe.com and uploading your photo to the “Summer Vacation Photo Contest.” The contest starts Monday, Aug. 2, and deadline for entries is Monday, Aug. 16. On any given day many residents can be see walking dogs through the streets of Mariemont and Julie Renner said the owners should have a new destination. Renner suggested at a recent council meeting that Mariemont should transform Ann Buntin Becker Park into a dog park. She said having a fenced dog area would make the park, located near Lane B and Oak Street in the historic district, a destination place and help cut down on vandalism. SEE STORY, A3
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Speeding on Settle Members of the Mariemont Safety Committee said there is still a speeding problem on Settle Road despite the addition of a traffic island that forces vehicles to stop. Mayor Dan Policastro suggested the village place two stop signs halfway
down Settle Road to slow down drivers. Village Engineer Chris Ertel said stop signs are not supposed to be used to control speed, but the village could install signs if there was a crosswalk or similar use.
By Lisa Wakeland To slow speeding vehicles on Homewood Road, the Mariemont Safety Committee decided to install two stop signs. Residents on Homewood Road petitioned council to install speed bumps because the street, near the village’s boundary with Fairfax, is often used as a cut-through for drivers. Councilman and Safety Committee Chairman Dennis Wolter said speed bumps or speed humps would cost between $1,500 and $3,500 to install, respectively, plus the cost of maintenance. He added that either measure could be problematic for emergency vehicles and snow plows. Councilman and committee member Andy Black said he was concerned that placing speed humps on Homewood Road would push speeding drivers onto other streets and create a cascade of residents asking for similar traffic calming measures. Instead of speed humps, the committee decided to install two stop signs on Homewood Road at the intersection with Hawthorne Avenue. If that does not decrease the number of speeding vehicles the committee suggested an increased police presence and then speed humps as a last resort. Councilman and committee member Joe Miller said he does not anticipate the village having to install speed humps.
The Mariemont Safety Committee recommended installing two more stop signs on Homewood Road to decrease the speed of vehicles that cut through the street.
Residents dispute Oakley designation By Forrest Sellers email@example.com
Is a portion of East Hyde Park in Hyde Park or in Oakley? Residents in East Hyde Park are questioning why the Multiple Listing Service, which provides real estate listings and homes for sale, has begun listing their homes in Oakley instead of Hyde Park. A number of these residents plan to speak with the Oakley Community Council at its Tuesday, Aug. 3, meeting. According to Hyde Park resident Terry Eschmeyer the real estate listing change was made in the fall of 2009. However, Eschmeyer said based on research of maps as far back as the early 1900s, the “impacted area” has always been part of Hyde Park. The area includes property along Erie Avenue between Tarpis and
Pinehurst avenues, the Erie and Saybrook avenues intersection and the Deupree House, 3939 Erie Ave. “Our goal is to resolve this in a timely manner and return the area to Hyde Park as it always has been,” said Eschmeyer. Hyde Park resident Ward Smith said the primary concern is the houses are not visible on the Mul-
tiple Listing Service the way they have been in the past. Smith said Realtors have told them this will have a negative impact on property values. Additionally, Smith said the Multiple Listing Service change will make it more difficult for those affected to sell their homes. The Hamilton County Auditor’s office, though, considers the impacted area to be in Hyde Park. “A downward trend in property values while property taxes are on the rise is a concern,” said Smith. According to Smith, the information used to designate property locations by the Multiple Listing Service is sourced from community council boundary maps managed by the Cincinnati City Planning Department, via the Cincinnati Area Geographical Information System. Eschmeyer said 494 people have signed a petition wanting the impacted area represented by the
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Residents concerned about a boundary designation between Hyde Park and Oakley plan to speak at an upcoming Oakley Community Council meeting. The meeting will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, at the Oakley Recreation Center, 3882 Paxton Ave. Hyde Park Neighborhood Council, with the goal of returning the area to Hyde Park on the community council boundary map. Smith said the Hyde Park Neighborhood Council has supported these efforts. He said these concerns have also been presented to the Cincinnati City Planning Department, but the matter has not yet been resolved. Residents in the impacted area are looking to get feedback from the Oakley Community Council at its upcoming meeting.
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Madisonville Road, and said he will need to completely close nearby West Street from Monday, Sept. 27, to the end of the year. One lane of West Street would be closed from Jan. 1 to Sept. 30, 2011, the agreement said. Resident Dan Spinnenweber, who owns the Mariemont Inn and the Strand business complex, said he’s concerned the construction will impact nearby businesses. “If Mariemont becomes an area that is difficult to get in and get out the lunch business will go away and the rest will follow,” he said. “That’s the risk that we’re taking ... because sure, you’ll get your buildings up, but you’re going to have an empty business community.” Spinnenweber said he is also concerned that the agreement to close West Street sets a precedence for future construction projects such as the school district’s planned renovations to Mariemont Elementary School in late 2011. “Closing West Street from Madisonville (Road) to
Dan Spinnenweber – a Mariemont resident who owns the Strand, Mariemont Inn and other commercial properties in the village – said he’s concerned that construction and road closures could hurt businesses such as Dilly Deli, seen here.
Resident Dan Spinnenweber, who owns the Mariemont Inn and the Strand business complex, said he’s concerned the construction will impact nearby businesses. Wooster Pike will kill us,” he said. “If it continues to be congested for two years we
won’t have a downtown business community because people will say that this is to difficult to get to.”
Greiwe said there will be minimal disruption to nearby businesses and that the village will see some economic benefit from construction workers being in Mariemont for one year. He said crews often ate lunch at local restaurants while building the Jordan Park condominiums on Miami Road.
Terrace Park has new zoning code By Lisa Wakeland firstname.lastname@example.org
Terrace Park residents will soon have to comply with new zoning regulations. Council unanimously approved the updated zoning code at a recent meeting and the changes will take effect Aug. 7. Changes from the 2007 update include a greater flexibility for front-yard setbacks, permitted front-yard structures, a new zoning district and parking limits for commercial vehicles. “It’s the best document that we have right now, but by no means is it a perfect document,” Councilman Tom Tepe said.
He added that council will be receptive to suggestions for other changes. Building Cole inspector Bill Fiedler said he has received multiple phone calls from homeowners, Realtors and appraisers interested in the new zoning code. Fiedler said previously that he likes the new setback standards and he said it will help establish variety on village streets. Councilman Lee Cole, who has been working on the update for nearly a year, said the village has not
• Parking: The updated zoning code permits loading and unloading of commercial or recreational vehicles, but limits the time that type of vehicle can be parked on a street to 48 hours. • Setbacks: The code places the front yard setback to a minimum of 30 feet, with an increased setback for every foot a building exceeds above 25 feet. • Front yard structures: The updated code restricts front yard structures, such as a flagpole, to a one-square-foot footprint. • New district: The code now includes a recreation and institution district for areas like the elementary school, swimming pool and fields. It also covers places of worship and is less restrictive with signage and fencing. • Dry wells: These gravel beds geared toward helping with drainage problems are permitted in the code update and have not been addressed before. received much feedback on the code changes. He said parking restrictions for village streets are one of the biggest changes to the zoning code.
Council is discussing a separate ordinance outside the zoning code to restrict on-street parking of commercial or recreational vehicles on all village streets.
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A Mariemont resident suggested a fenced dog area for the park. Council has made improvements to the park in the past couple years.
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On any given day many residents can be see walking dogs through the streets of Mariemont and Julie Renner said the owners should have a new destination. Renner suggested at a recent council meeting that Mariemont should transform Ann Buntin Becker Park into a dog park. She said having a fenced dog area would make the park, located near Lane B and Oak Street in the historic district, a destination
place and help cut down on vandalism. Councilwoman Kim Sullivan said the Public Works and Services Committee discussed the potential for a Mariemont dog park at a recent committee meeting. “We decided to put it in the long-range planning for the village,” she said, noting that more research and discussion is needed. “I don’t know if Mariemont is the right place for a dog park. There are other great ones in the area.” Both Wags Park in New-
Mariemont resident Julie Renner suggested having a dog park in the village’s Ann Buntin Becker Park. Councilwoman Kim Sullivan said the proposal will be part of a long-range plan. town and the Otto Armleder Park dog park in Cincinnati are within three miles of Mariemont’s Ann Buntin Becker Park. Renner said a dog park would be a good use of the space without spending too
much money on new play equipment or other park amenities and sees it as a catalyst to revitalize the area. Sullivan, who lives in the historic district, disagrees that it would spark
improvements to that area because there are a lot of very serious issues facing that area of the village. “We need to bring the park up to speed and I don’t see a dog park going that direction,” she said.
“We need a park for children to play and we’re trying to make it family-friendly.” In the past couple years, the village has or plans to install a shelter, slide, skate park and outdoor grills at Ann Buntin Becker Park.
violations of Ohio Sunshine Laws and Open Meetings Act has been continued until 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12. Mariemont resident John Altman filed a complaint in January accusing the village of not keeping proper minutes
for two Committee of the Whole meetings and improperly adjourning into executive sessions. Attorneys for both parties are working on settlement negotiations. The case is before Judge Ethna Cooper.
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The Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center is accepting work for “The Eye of the Camera” photography exhibit. Artists may submit three framed pieces for $20 and photos are subject to
approval by a committee. Art will be accepted from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday until July 30, and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 25, at the center, 6980 Cambridge Ave. in Mariemont.
A card should be attached to the photographs with artists name, address, phone number, e-mail address, number of photographs, title of each piece and price. Photographs may be sold. The opening reception for
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Youngsters participating in a recent art camp in Madisonville left their mark. Literally. Participants in a morningstART art camp at the Madisonville Arts Center painted a piano which will be on display at the front of the center, 5021 Whetsel Ave. Not only will the piano be on display, but anyone who would like to can play it as well. The students came up with the designs for the piano and then painted them. “The entire conceptual idea of using dance and music was their idea,” said camp director Abbey Gauger, 18, of Mount Lookout. One side of the piano is painted in bright colors, graffiti and hip hop images. The other side is in more subdued colors and has a ballet theme. A guitar image adorns the keyboard. “I think it’s nice people will see the work we did,” said Lindsay Kaminer, 10, of Fairfax. Kaminer came up with the idea to paint a stereo image on the piano bench. Debbie Hill, executive director of the center, said the piano will be located outdoors for six weeks and then relocated inside the center’s gallery on a permanent basis. Hill said the Fine Arts Fund donated pianos to several community arts centers throughout the region. These pianos were donated to the centers in conjunction with an international “Play Me, I’m Yours” project by artist Luke Jerram in which upright pianos are placed throughout communities to encourage an interest in playing.
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Madisonville art camp volunteer Sarah Rosenblum, 16, of Indian Hill paints a piano leg.
In addition to the Madisonville Arts Center, a piano will also be set up in Mariemont Square as part of the “Play Me, I’m Yours” project. Thirty pianos will be placed throughout the Tristate. Local public radio stations 90.9 WGUC, 91.7 WVXU and 88.5 WMUB are involved in this effort as well to celebrate a combined 150 years in broadcasting.
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Students reach out to school in South India
Little Flower Montessori in Perumalmalai, South India, is soon to receive several gifts from the children of Mercy Montessori. Founded in July of 2009 by Jesuit priest Ama Samy, Little Flower serves about 80 pre-school children six days a week. The school was built and financed completely by donations and is managed by the Bodhi Zendo Trust. In South India, Montessori schooling is usually available only to the wealthy. Little Flower Montessori fills a huge need by offering education, meals and hope for a better future to children living in staggering poverty. “Most people are coolie workers in the farmlands in the area. We started a Montessori school for the pre-school children in the biggest of the three (local) villages, Perumalmalai,” said Father Samy, S.J.
“About a thousand families live there. Many of them live below the poverty line. They are the poorest of the poor.” This Montessori pre-school provides underprivileged children with the necessary skills and habits for a successful schooling career. “Until now, children of poor families don’t have this chance at all,” said Samy. During the evening hours, the center offers activities for older, school-age children from Perumalmalai who are poor in studies, dropouts and others in need of support. Mercy Montessori faculty member Phyllis Schomaker has attended workshops given by Father Samy. Schomaker and her co-teacher, Melissa Himmelbauer of Anderson Township, proposed this service project to their first-, second- and
Students at Mercy Montessori will give gifts to Little Flower Montessori in Perumalmalai, South India, this fall. Here, Mercy students lie on a quilt they made that they will give to Little Flower. third-level students. The children raised money to be donated to Little Flower Montessori and created a quilt and accompanying notes of friendship for its students. “Children are so receptive,” says Schomaker. “Our Mercy students were eager to help by raising money
and sewing. The children wanted to do something to help.” Each student sewed a square using the school colors, stitched the individual squares together and were involved in the finishing process. With the initial assistance of staff member and Mercy alumni parent Angie Pleatman of Oakley,
the young students became skilled in quilt-making. In between academic lessons, the Mercy Montessori children received help with their hands-on service project from parent volunteers. The collection of gifts will be received by the students in Perumalmalai this fall.
Seven Hills teacher begins WWI seminar June 28 marks the date in 1914 that set in motion World War I, also known as the Great War. At the University of Kansas, 14 middle and secondary school teachers from across the country, including English teacher Meredith L Brown of the Seven Hills School, began a five-week summer seminar on “America and the Great War” June 27. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the seminar is directed by Janet Sharistanian, associate professor of English, and Ted Wilson, professor of history. KU’s Hall Center for the Humanities administers the grant.
“The profound effect of the Great War on world history has long been understood, but its intersection with American history has been overshadowed by interest in World War II,” said Sharistanian. “Our seminar will examine how the war intersected with large-scale political, military, social and cultural developments and, in turn, influenced America’s transition into the modern period,” she said. The participating teachers will draw on literature, history and visual artifacts to examine ways in which the Great War affected the United States; the nature of
American participation in the war; and how Americans represented, remembered and memorialized the war following its end in November 1918. In addition to reading literature, histories and other documents, the teachers will work with materials at KU’s Spencer Museum of Art and Spencer Research Library. Field trips to the National World War I Museum in Kansas City, Mo., and the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth are included. The seminar ends July 30. Each teacher will research a primary document related to the
war available through KU’s libraries and museums. Documents may include propaganda posters, letters home from American soldiers, a diary of a troop-ship doctor, a first-person memoir published by a local press or pamphlets directed at housewives by the federal government. “The Great War shattered a century of relative peace, raising profound questions about human nature, politics and progress that we are still dealing with,” said Wilson said. “Communism, Nazism, the second world war, the Holocaust, the Cold War, NATO and the U.N. were only possible in its after-
math,” he said. On June 28, 1914, in Sarajevo, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian empire, Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife, Sophia, were shot and killed by a Serbian terrorist as the royal couple reviewed troops in the city. By August 1914, power struggles among empires in Europe had escalated to war. The United States entered the war in April 1917. Peace negotiations began Nov. 11, 1918, Armistice Day. The war formally ended June 28, 1919, with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles by Germany and the Allied nations.
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The following students have earned honors for the fourth quarter of 2009-2010.
A. Small, Cristina Camus Tranter, Lily Lyon Zalla and Hannah Michelle Zink. Second Honors – Elley Elizabeth Frank, Elizabeth Spaulding Hartman, Clare E. Maloney and Maggie Monica Quinn.
First Honors – Eleanor Grace Bayer, Ellen Elizabeth Cook, Claire Elizabeth Goertemiller, Rachel Marie Hall, Julia Jacqueline Lee, Kaitlin M. Roberts, Katerina Anne Settle and Sarah Catherine Wildermuth. Second Honors – Megan Elizabeth Hadley, AnneMarie Victoria Hoopes, Elisabeth Schmidlapp Mapes, Margaret Elizabeth Miller, Anna Marie Pompelia, Sydney Evans Priest, Maria Elizabeth Sawma, Chloe Elizabeth Walter, Kathryn Marie Wernke, Paige Elise Williams, Makenna Charlsie Winter and Olivia Grace Witte.
First Honors – Lauren Margaret Billy, Nicole Marie Cabell, Julie Saxton Elliott, Rosemary Elizabeth Emmert, Kate Denise Gormley, Madi Ruth Habel, Mary Margaret Habel, Jacqueline Joseph, Margaret Kathryn Lee, Kate Karle Miller, Samantha Elizabeth Rogers, Katherine Elizabeth Schweer, Allison Kathleen Stepaniak and Brooke Elizabeth Wildermuth. Second Honors – Julia Rose Kanitz, Kathleen Grace Ott, Katherine Elizabeth Riffe, Ann Theresa Schmitz, Emily Bea Siegel and Patricia Ann Speed.
First Honors – Grace Kathleen Bolan, Elizabeth Anne Cardone, Isabel Marie Dansereau , Brianna Rose Escoe, Lauren Mariel Frey, Paige Elizabeth Frey, Jessica Leigh Geise, Anna Denise Gormley, Brianna Goumballe, AnnMarie M. Graham, Anna Alexandra Harty, Elizabeth Anna Janszen, Claire Elaine Joseph, Hanna Caitlin Mahoney, Kelli Katherine Miller, Lindsay Elizabeth Moeller, Olivia Barrett Noe, Alex Glisovic Short, Molly
First Honors – Mary Catherine Cardone, Lisa Elizabeth Dorn, Antonette Kelly Gunderson, Megan Elizabeth Hassey, Catherine Maria Janszen, Nicole Catherine King, Margaret MacDonald Prokop, Jovanni Nicole Railey, Meryl Jane Small, Rachel Jeanne Van Zile and Megan Elizabeth Zink. Second Honors – Alexandria Elizabeth Hales, Hailey Ann Hemmer and Jennifer Elizabeth Moone.
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Eight of Mercy Montessori’s graduating eighth graders have been awarded $218,000 in Merit Scholarships to several of Cincinnati’s private high schools. The students are, front row from left, Riley Cooper (Mount Lookout), Quinn Smith (Anderson Township), Sabrina Finn (Anderson Township) and Monica Windholtz (Clifton); back row, Alex Vance (Hyde Park), Lucas Mairal-Cruz (Mariemont), Gytis Matulaitis (Hyde Park) and Matt Meister (Hyde Park).
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College – Charrise M. Collier, Lisa Cox-Wade, Tiffany R. Harris, Melissa Jackson, Amber N. Scheve, Clarese Tolder and Brandy Willis. Miami University – Andrew Wilson Bennie, Laura Lee Carrigan, Meredith Rebecca Croley, Karl Rodger Davis, Elisabeth Anne DeVoe, Scott Douglas Dillon, Kiersten Ana Duffey, Brian Christian Geeding, Stephen Todd Gloeckler, Joseph Edward Greiner, Megan Rebecca Groppe, Kelly Elizabeth Herkamp, Lauren Beth Jones, Stephen Robert Keeney, Julie Rose Kenney,
Julie Grace Keys, Christina Rose Klein, Matthew Robert Krohn, David Emmert Long, Evan Thomas McFadden, Erin Patricia McGorry, Ashley Beth Mitzel, Katherine McGuire Morgan, Zachary Beau Murdock, Brittany Anne Pohlman, Hayley Maureen Porst, Margaret Anne Reilly, Morgan Marie Riedl, Elyse Rowe, Bradley Joseph Scherer, Melissa Camus Tranter, Jermaine Lawrence Watts, Kayla Marie Welch, Elana Marie Winget and Heidi Elizabeth Yokel. Muskingum University – Brooke Fields and Audra L. Stiver.
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July 28, 2010
Seven Hills students win awards Several Seven Hills School students were awarded awards during recent year-end ceremonies. Britt Cyr of East Walnut Hills was awarded the Florence Fessenden Award for outstanding achievement in a given academic area for his excellence in mathematics.
Emily Rogers-Fightmaster of Mount Lookout was awarded the Ruth Russell Jones Award for the greatest overall improvement and intellectual growth over a three-year period. Senior Austin Poston of Hyde Park received a Seven Hills Personal Achievement Award.
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Freshman Sarah Williamson of Mariemont was awarded the Kathy Richardson Writing Award, established to honor English teacher Kathy Richardson of Hyde Park. The Janet Fast Andress Art Award was awarded to senior Jacob Johnson of Mount Lookout. The Science Department awarded senior Danny Korn of Hyde Park the Physics Award and junior Virgil Urbina Lazardi of Mount Lookout the Chemistry Award. The Mathematics Award was presented to senior Henry Warrington of East Walnut Hills. Foreign Language Awards were presented to seniors Quinn Schweier of Mariemont in Spanish and Ainsley McWilliams of East Walnut Hills in Latin. Awards were also presented at year-end ceremonies at Seven Hills’ two elementary divisions, Doherty and Lotspeich. Doherty’s Student Council Citizenship Awards were presented to second-grader Caroline Corbett of Hyde Park and third-grader McKenzie Mullin of Hyde Park. Also, the Loveland Prize in English was awarded to fifth-grader Max White of East Walnut Hills.
Kilgour Elementary student Sean Kelly Darks with the Bengals mascot.
Kilgour Elementary student Tyson Neff greets some of the Cincinnati Bengals during the ceremony.
Kilgour Elementary student Ashlyn Ware with the Bengals mascot.
Learning is Cool program back at CPS Cincinnati Public Schools will continue its partnership with the Marvin Lewis Community Fund to implement the 2009-10 Learning is Cool campaign for CPS students in grades 1-8. The campaign recognizes and rewards students who make the “A” Honor Roll by providing schools with quarterly prizes to give them. Those students who made the “A” Honor Roll at least twice in the school
year were invited to a special Academic Achievement Ceremony with members of the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium June 12. Several students from Kilgour Elementary made the “A” Honor Roll and were invited to the Academic Achievement Ceremony. The Learning is Cool program involves Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis, as well as players Robert Geathers, Laver-
anues Coles, Johnathan Joseph and Domata Peko. During the school year, the players and Coach Lewis keep students engaged in the program by recording motivational messages that are sent to students’ homes via the district’s Robo-Call system. In addition, the players and Coach Lewis were at the Academic Achievement Ceremony to personally present medals to students invited to attend.
SCHOOL NOTES Wales named to board
The Cincinnati State Foundation, which supports programs, services and capital improvement projects at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, has added Ross E. Wales to its board of directors. A graduate of Princeton University
and the University of Virginia Law School, Wales has been a partner at Taft, Stettinius & Hollister since 1982 and currently devotes much of his time to issues involving international trade. A member of the 1968 U.S. Olympic swimming team (he won a Bronze Medal in the 100-meter butterfly in Mexico City), Wales is a past
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member of the executive board of the U.S. Olympic Committee and is active in national and international organizations devoted to swimming and amateur sports. He lives in Hyde Park.
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The Seven Hills School recently awarded merit scholarships for the 2010-2011 school year to several students. Fifth-grader Nina Lubeck was awarded the Elisabeth Greenwald Mapes Scholarship. She is from Hyde Park.
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Summit’s new football coach
The Summit Country Day School re-introduced Dan Starkey to The Summit football community Monday, July 19, as the head football coach. Starkey served as the defensive coordinator for the Silver Knights in 2009. He now replaces Ken Minor, who recently accepted the head coaching position at his alma mater Wilmington College. Starkey is in his 34th year of coaching football. Prior to his role at The Summit, he was the head football coach at Roger Bacon High School from 1997-2006, where he amassed a 64-40 record, compiled four playoff appearances, and won four GCL championships. Starkey originally considered coaching at Mount St. Joseph’s College before settling in to coach with Minor. “To replace a coach like Ken Minor and take over a program at a school like The Summit will be both exciting and challenging for Coach Starkey,” said Greg Dennis, Athletic Director. “We are proud of this hire and look forward to the 2010-11 football season.”
Matre signs with Dodgers
College of Mount St. Joseph right-hander Steve Matre, a Purcell Marian High School graduate, drafted last month in the amateur baseball draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers, signed his professional contract at the Mount, in front of family, coaches and friends. Matre, a 6-foot-2, 185pound pitcher, who was chosen in the 39th round, is currently pitching for the Cincinnati Steam summer baseball team. In 10 games pitched, Matre has tossed 10 innings, allowed eight hits and one run (one earned), for a 0.90 ERA. He has 12 strikeouts and one walk this season in summer league play. Steve, the son of Maureen and John Matre, will head to the Arizona League (Rookie) Dodgers. Matre was scouted and signed by Los Angeles Dodgers scout Tom Keefe.
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Golfers play 100 holes to help kids Cincinnati Golfers for Charity (CGC) hit the links Friday, June 4, for their third annual 100-hole golf challenge with the mission to raise money for afflicted children in the Greater Cincinnati community. The event was at The Vineyard golf course in Anderson Township. A total of 36 golfers participated in the event, successfully surpassing their goal to raise $100,000 to benefit local children. In fact, CGC raised about $115,000 to benefit local children. Proceeds will be divided to benefit the Makea-Wish Foundation and Cancer Free Kids. Several of this year’s Make-A-Wish recipients and representatives of Cancer Free Kids were on hand to cheer on the golfers. “The 100-hole challenge has enabled us to personally reach out and help children battling illness in our own community while doing something we all love,” said Mike Stagnaro, spokesperson for the Cincinnati Golfers for Charity. “Members of the CGG have been overwhelmed by the positive response and support we have received in previous years. We’re asking the community to open their hearts again to help us combat childhood cancer
John Proud of Columbia Tusculum, Ken Burns of Loveland, Jim Callahan of Mt. Washington, Matt Olson of Hyde Park, Matt Klein of Crestview Hills, Ky. and Tim Craft of Oakley get ready to golf in the Cincinnati Golfers for Charity 100-hole challenge, June 4, to raise money for Make-A-Wish Foundation and Cancer Free Kids. and make some very important wishes come true.” Since its inception in 2008, Cincinnati Golfers for Charity has raised more than $170,000 for local children’s organizations including local chapters of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Juvenile Arthritis, and Rett’s Syndrome.
David Dorger of Columbia Tusculum and Tim Gillenkirk of Oakley enjoy a long day of golf on Friday, June 4, in the third annual Cincinnati Golfers for Charity 100hole golf challenge to raise money to benefit Make-a-Wish Foundation and Cancer Free Kids.
Grant recipients are chosen each year through an application process as well as suggestions and feedback from members. Requests must meet the CGC mission statement of enriching the lives of area children. The CGC was founded by five St. Xavier High School friends who had participated in a 100 Golf Challenge event that had been hosted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation. When the Make-A-Wish Foundation Event decided to end their event, the friends decided to enlist the help of a couple dozen of their mutual friends to create a new charity of their own named CGC. Each year, the CGC sets out to play 100 holes of golf in one day! Ahead of the event, the members raise as many dollars as they can from friends, relatives, peers, and anyone willing to donate. The funds raised are then
Mike Stagnaro of Hyde Park, Pete Kopf of Hyde Park and Ed Sublett of Oakley enjoy a long day of golf on Friday, June 4, in the third annual Cincinnati Golfers for Charity 100-hole golf challenge to raise money to benefit Make-a-Wish Foundation and Cancer Free Kids. divided up between the Make-A-Wish Foundation as well as one other charity that is selected for that particular year. The mission of the CGC is to enrich the lives of children and raise awareness of local charities through friendship, camaraderie and
passion for golf. Together the Cincinnati Golfers for Charity will raise money to provide hope, opportunity and joy to the children of our community. For more information or to donate, log on to www.cincinnatigolfersforcharity.com.
Seven Hills honors student athletes
Corey Smith commits to play baseball and football at Wittenberg University. He will catch for head baseball coach Jay Lewis and kick for head football coach Joe Fincham. He participated in Moeller baseball and Moeller football for four years and received the GCL points leader in 2009. Smith maintains honors and a 3.8 GPA. Will attend for medical school and has received the Wittenberg Scholar Award and the Board of Directors Grant. Smith is the son of Steve (Smitty) and Tina Smith of Mariemont. Pictured on day of signing with head baseball coach Tim Held and head football coach John Rhodenberg (Corey was baseball catcher and football kicker).
SIDELINES Baseball tryouts
The Cincy Chargers 14U American Division of SWOL is conducting open baseball tryouts for the 2010 season. Tryouts will be at Field No. 15 of the Clete McDaniel Sports Complex (formerly Solzman Fields). Tryout dates/times are: 6:30 p.m., Aug. 5; 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 7; and 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 8. For further information, call Geoff Blankenship at 237-1851.
The Seven Hills School presented its major athletic awards for the year, honoring students for their athletic accomplishments, sportsmanship, and scholarship. Senior Sarah Evans of Mariemont was voted Female Athlete of the Year by the year’s coaches, and seniors Alex Hill of Kenwood and Kyle Neu of Madeira were voted Male Athletes of the Year. Athletic Director Dick Snyder said, “Alex Hill is a tremendous soccer and basketball athlete. In soccer his defensive ability to shut down the other team’s best player helped lead his team to the state Final Four. “In basketball he again showed his defensive ability leading Seven Hills to Miami Valley Conference and sectional championships. For soccer he was a captain, scholar athlete, MVC First Team, Enquirer Honorable Mention, All-District First Team, and a member of the District All-Star team. “In basketball he was a captain and scholar athlete. He is a quiet leader who is always willing to do small things to help a good team become a great one. It’s not easy having your father as coach but this student always handled it with patience and dignity. This speaks to his outstanding character. He will be attending the University of Richmond in the fall. “Kyle Neu is a three-sport athlete who goes from one season to the next enjoying every minute of being on a
team and making that team better. Last year he was the Elinor Mosher Award winner for sportsmanship. He plays soccer, basketball and baseball, and he has been an important part of three great teams this year. “A defender in soccer where he may have surprised many with his strength and power. In basketball his improvement made a great team even better. However, it is in baseball that he really shines, leading the team in most pitching and offensive categories. In soccer and basketball he was a scholar athlete. “In baseball he was a captain, the Most Valuable Player, First Team AllLeague and Player of the Year. Next year he will be attending Centre College where he will play baseball. “Sarah Evans is a magnificent athlete with an impressive resume. As one of her coaches put it, ‘She has the heart of an athlete.’ She was a scholar athlete for both volleyball and basketball. “In volleyball, she was the team’s Most Valuable Player, All-League Player of the Year and First Team, Enquirer First Team and All-City First Team. In basketball she was the team’s Most Valuable Player, First Team All-League, Enquirer First Team, All-District Player of the Year, District 16 First Team and All-Star, and AllState Third Team. “She enjoys the competition, having her best games against the best
teams, and she has a remarkable level of concentration. She will be attending the University of Texas next year.” The Elinor Scherr Mosher Award was awarded to junior Anne Mapes of Mariemont. The award goes to a sophomore or junior who has consistently demonstrated good sportsmanship and school spirit while excelling in athletics. Dick Snyder said, “A three-sport athlete, Anne’s coaches describe her as a joy to coach, a quiet leader with a determined mindset, and a wonderful example of sportsmanship. She is someone with utmost respect for her teammates, opponents and officials and is someone who gives her all to win but who never compromises her high standards of integrity and honesty.” Other major athletic honors were the 2009-10 Ohio Scholar-Athlete Awards, which were presented to seniors Sarah Kloepper of Loveland and Bryan Romaine of Maineville, and the 2009-10 Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Awards, which were presented to seniors Heidi Garrett of Amberley and Brandon Williams of Madisonville and eighth graders Devin Garrett of Amberley and Kathryn Hickenlooper of Anderson Township. Seven Hills parent Keith Neu of Madeira was presented the Booster Award in recognition of his outstanding efforts on behalf of the Seven Hills sports program.
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Tips to protect your skin during hotter months The heat of summer is officially here, and with summer vacation it means more time outdoors for your kids. It also means protecting yourself and your family from getting sick in the heat. Before you go outside it’s important to protect yourself from the sun, even if you have a darker complexion. Sun damage is responsible for most skin cancers, not to mention most of the age related changes (like wrinkles and dark spots) we see in our skin. The sun’s rays are at their strongest from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., so whenever possible stay indoors
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Is the smog threatening your health? It is smog season again. This year, the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) is raising awareness about the health risks associated with smog and air pollution. The goal if this information campaign is to get residents to take action against air pollution in the Greater Cincinnati region. “Smog is not only an environmental issue, it’s also a health concern,” said OKI board president and Campbell County Judge Executive Steve Pendery. “Because many people are unaware of smog’s health implications, they do nothing to protect themselves.” Exposure to smog can limit the ability to breathe, reduce lung function and irritate respiratory systems. Smog may aggravate chronic lung diseases such as emphysema and bronchitis. Studies have shown that exposure to air pollution may reduce the immune system’s ability to fight off bacterial infections in the respiratory system. Air pollution has even been linked to appendicitis and ear infections. Smog is a pollutant that affects everyone. Those particularly atrisk include children, adults who are active outdoors, people with respiratory diseases and the elderly. It is important for sensitive groups to know if a smog alert is in effect. Smog alerts are issued when there is a high level of ozone or particle pollution making the air unhealthy. When a Smog Alert is in effect, sensitive groups should avoid outdoor activity. Others should limit outdoor exertion and plan outdoor events when the pollution levels are lower, like in the mornings or evenings. To know if a smog alert has been issued, listen or watch local news, or call 800-621SMOG to receive smog alerts by email or fax.
While limiting time outdoors can help protect wellbeing from the negative impact of smog, the best way to ensure a healthy life is to Callie do your share Holtegel for cleaner air. the fight Community Joining against smog is Press Guest the ultimate Columnist health protection from air pollution and the greatest contribution to the current state of air in the Tristate. The American Lung Association released their annual report card for 2010 on Air Quality in cities in the United States. Cincinnati was ranked as the 9th most polluted city by year-round particle pollution and 18th most polluted by ozone. This ranking illustrates the severity of air pollution in the OKI region and the necessity for individuals to make positive contributions to air quality. Doing your share is something that can be simple and easy. Individuals can reduce smog by riding a bike, refueling after 8 p.m., conserving electricity, carpooling, taking the bus and eliminating unnecessary vehicle trips. “How you deal with smog on a daily basis matters. Changing your daily habits could change your life,” said OKI Executive Director Mark Policinski, “In fact, it may save your life.” These potentially serious and harmful effects illustrate the importance of knowledge and understanding smog levels. For more information and additional tips to reduce air pollution, visit www.DoYourShare.org or call 800-621-SMOG. Callie Holtegel is an OKI communications intern.
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SPF 15. “Waterproof” sunscreen means that the protection will last for about an hour in the water, so be sure to re-apply after your fun in the water. And don’t forget to cover all sun exposed areas, including your ears and the top of your head if you don’t have much hair. Even on a cloudy day sun protection is important because the harmful UV rays can penetrate the clouds. If you do get sunburned there are some things to be aware of. If your pain is severe or you have blistering of the skin or
symptoms like headache, nausea or vomiting or fainting, go to the emergency department. Otherwise, a few simple things you can do to feel better: • Over the counter medicines like ibuprofen can be helpful for pain relief if taken according to the instructions on the bottle. If you have concerns talk to your doctor. • Lotions with aloe and cool compresses can also help ease the pain of sunburn. • Some lotions have a topical anesthetic like benzocaine (or other “-caine” medications) but dermatologists warn that these can irritate the skin or cause an
CH@TROOM Last week’s question:
Should Congress extend unemployment benefits? Why or why not? For how long? “We have been paying people not to work for much longer than unemployment was ever intended to cover. How about paying them the same amount but requiring that they do something productive for the public good? “Examples might include physical labor in parks, fixing potholes, cutting weeds, picking up litter, painting out graffiti, if they are able. For those who can’t do physical labor, how about routine basic administrative work for cities and states, things like reviewing backlogged parking and traffic tickets, hunting for deadbeat child support parents, mechanizing police files?” F.S.D. “We need to support our friends, neighbors and family members that are unemployed due to the economic woes of the United States over the past couple of years. ‘We’ also includes Congress that needs to provide ‘unemployment compensation’ to people who have worked all their lives, paid taxes and now cannot find a job. “On an individual basis, invite an unemployed person to dinner, take them some groceries, pass on job news when you have and make a call today to someone who needs their spirits raised who look for a job every day.” E.E.C. “Unemployment benefits should not be extended because, like any government benefit, it will produce what it ‘buys’ – unemployment. “In other words, if you pay people not the work, then that is what they will do. Bear in mind, I favor INITIAL unemployment benefits for a short period of time. I opposed the EXTENSION of such benefits for long periods of time. “In any event, if the extension is approved, it MUST be paid for. We can’t keep running up our national ‘credit card.’ If the Dems must have this, they need to take it from the stimulus funds. T.H. “Unemployment benefits are currently, I think, 26 weeks. I believe that in some states, there are provisions to extend this by an additional 13 weeks. “There is little doubt that we are in a frightening period of time when jobs, especially good jobs, are scarce, and unemployment is over 10 percent. “Many of those people who are out of work have lost their employment through no fault of their own, even though there certainly are some who are just too
lazy to work, or who have lost their jobs because of their behavior. I believe that the majority of the unemployed would be grateful to find work that would help them pay their living expenses; and I believe that these employment opportunities are too scarce. “As much as I dislike the idea of ‘welfare,’ I think we have little choice but to make a reasonable extension to benefits, even though our government expenditures are already strained. Not an easy question.” Bill B. “Extend the benefits only for as long as it takes to put together a jobs program – something similar to the WPA – and move with all haste on his. Extended unemployment takes a psychological toll as well as an economic one. So many skilled, talented people have nothing to do – we need to find a way to put their skills and talents to work so they can once again be contributors to the community. And they need to work to keep their skills up-do-date so they will be employable.” J.S.B. “Facetiously: Why don’t we just turn everything over to the government and let them distribute back to us what they want. This way we would have full government employment and no unemployment. “I think, we in the individual work force, would love to be employed by the government union and receive not only their salaries, but their retirement packages. “I wonder what percent of all unemployed government employees compares to the actual market place unemployment – I bet not close to the 10 percent or actual 16-17 percent. D.J. “It is unfortunate that many people are unemployed and have been for more than one year. Just the same, does our government have the money to extend unemployment benefits? If so, for how long? And will there be enough money for those whose benefits have not yet expired? “Neither the U.S. nor the taxpayers have a money tree. This situation demonstrates vividly how President Obama’s stimulus and recovery acts, plus the auto industry and banking bail-outs, have failed to address America’s No. 1 economic problem, all the while he focuses on health care, cap and trade, Wall Street, etc. “When will he get around to the foreclosure and unemployment crises, in his second term? We can’t extend unemployment bene-
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allergic reaction. After a few days your skin may start to peel; this is your body’s way of getting rid of the damaged skin. There is no way to prevent peeling, but you should continue to use a moisturizer. • Stay out of the sun until your sunburn heals. If you have a history of severe sunburn, it is important to tell your doctor as this can be a risk factor for skin cancer. Dr. Elizabeth Beiter is a family medicine physician with Mercy Medical Associates-Mariemont Family Medicine. She can be reached at 271-3111.
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“Of course unemployment benefits should be extended, forever! “Most of those currently unemployed are not loafers. They were employed a couple of years ago and have got caught in a financial crisis that we all contributed to by borrowing too much either personally or through the government. It is largely a 'crap shoot' that decided who got laid off, and those of us lucky enough to still have a job should be willing to support the unlucky losers. “Besides, all that unemployment money will get spent on essentials, creating demand and speeding recovery. It is one of the best ways to help everyone.” D.R. “Hmmmm? Does it matter that we are adding another $34 billion to our debt load when the debt is already $14 trillion? Not really. This only increases our debt by a 1/4 percent. We are in so deep at this point that $34 billion is a very small number. “How is that possible? If passed, it will be a weight on the dollar. Passage of this bill will be reflected in the capital markets. “If enacted it will have some short-term beneficial impacts. It will keep consumption going for a bit longer. More iPhones will be bought, the number of defaults will be a bit less, there will be some monthly data released that will hide some of the weakness. “The president’s fiscal commission will release its results on Dec. 1, the day after the extension of benefits will expire and three weeks after the election. “There is no way this temporary extension will be extended at that point. Either we hit a wall then or we hit a wall now. “If this bill is not passed it will accelerate the slowdown that now seems to be coming at a frightening speed. By the end of July the number of unemployed grows to 3.2 million These are big numbers. “This will show up on WalMart’s sales. It will show up everywhere. Consumption will drop. Landlords will not get paid. Confidence will drop. Markets will drop. Federal and state revenues will drop. Deficits will rise. Debt will rise. These things will happen sooner vs. later. H.R. 5618 just buys a few months.” K.S.
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Roma Kaltman survived the Holocaust and she has spent much of her life sharing her story and educating others on the history and tragedy of the many lives lost in ghettos and concentration camps. “It’s very important (future generations) know a sad part of our history,” Kaltman said. In 1939 when Kaltman was only 13 years old, the Germans invaded her hometown of Lodz, Poland, turning it into a large ghetto with several hundreds of thousands of Jewish people living in a small area of the city. Kaltman, who now lives in Kennedy Heights, said she worked making boxes for ammunition for the German soldiers. “If not, we didn’t get soup,” Kaltman said. It was in the ghetto in Lodz where Kaltman met her future husband, Sam Kaltman. She said they would spend summer days sitting in the courtyard together. The two were separated when she was sent to the concentration camps at Auschwitz and Stutthoff and Sam went to Auschwitz and Dachau. Roma Kaltman survived along with her sister and a friend when they escaped a death march in 1945 towards the end of World War II. Sam Kaltman was able to reach Roma through a letter and the two married in 1949. They came to Cincinnati in 1950 and along with other survivors became part of a group called Survivors of Nazism that formed in
Roma Kaltman, seated, her daughter, Sandy Kaltman, left, and her husband, John Isidor. the 1960s. Both continued to share their stories of survival and Roma Kaltman still serves on the Board of Directors at the Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education in Sycamore Township, where she was one of the founding members when the center opened in 2000. Sam Kaltman died in 1990. Sandy Kaltman and her husband, John Isidor, of Amberley Village, are renaming the center’s Holocaust Studies for Educators Summer Institute in honor of Sandy Kaltman’s parents. “It’s a great vector for spreading the word further,” Sandy Kaltman said. “It seemed like the most important thing we are doing.” Isidor said carrying on the course, which is for teachers to learn how to teach a curriculum on the Holocaust to their students, is good for people to understand what happened. “The truth of what transpired carries on,” Isidor said.
Teaching the next generation
Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education in Sycamore Township hosts a Educators Summer Institute where teachers learn how to teach a curriculum on the Holocaust to their students. The class is being renamed in honor of local survivors Roma and Sam Kaltman. The Kaltmans’ daughter, Sandy Kaltman, and her husband, John Isidor, who were the leaders in renaming the course in honor of Sandy’s parents, said the class is a good way to pass history of the Holocaust to future generations. “The truth of what transpired carries on,” Isidor said.
THINGS TO DO
Miller Gallery is hosting the exhibit “Zen-scapes” from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with a closing reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, July 30, at Miller Gallery, 2715 Erie Ave., Hyde Park. The exhibit features works by landscape artists John Agnew, Stephen Bach, Velko Geurgevich, Olaf, Hugh O’Neill and Ober-Rae Starr Livingstone. Call 8714420 or visit www.millergallery.com.
Joseph-Beth Booksellers is hosting Balloon-a-palooza for ages 5 and up at 2 p.m.
Friday, July 30, at JosephBeth Booksellers, 2692 Madison Road, Norwood. The event features balloon stories, balloon games and relay races, balloon animals and more. Call 396-8960 or visit www.josephbeth.com.
The Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center is hosting “Call to Photographers” from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1, in the gallery at the Barn, at the Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center, 6980 Cambridge Ave., Mariemont. Call 272-3700 or visit www.womansartclub.com.
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Stacey Meyer, center, talks with 3- to 6-year-old kids during a session for Fernside at Blue Ash Presbyterian Church. Meyer is a volunteer with the non-profit organization that helps kids cope with the death of a loved one.
Fernside helps grieving kids Gannett News Service Stacey Meyer was 9 years old when her mother took her own life. “I was in the fourth grade, and it was hard,” says Meyer, who is 32 and lives in Mount Lookout. “No one understands when you’re that young and your mom dies. No one gets it. Kids made fun of me. It was like a joke.” She and her only sibling, a sister who is a year and a half younger, began attending sessions at Fernside, a non-profit center for grieving children that Rachel and Paul Burrell had opened in a Hyde Park church a few years earlier, in fall 1986. At the time, it was only the second such center in the country. For the next several years, Fernside was the safe place where Meyer could “talk about the death of my mom, and talk about death in general.” It was the place where she felt reassured that whatever emotion she felt about death – anger, sadness, frustration or fear – was normal. “Life changes after a death, but your life is not over,” she says. “Fernside guided me through that transition. “I felt like Fernside made me OK,
like I would have been crazy without it. It essentially gave me my life back.” Which is why, as a young adult, Meyer wasted no time in giving back to Fernside. After graduating 10th in her class from Princeton High School in 1996 and enrolling at the University of Cincinnati, Meyer became a Fernside volunteer. As a group facilitator, she worked with children of various ages. “The kids really like the idea that I went to Fernside when my mom died,” she says. “It’s a good, positive connection for them.” Her efforts were interrupted a couple of times; first when she moved to Switzerland after college to be an au pair, and again when she spent two years in Germany on Fulbright scholarships, teaching English as a second language and interning for a biotech company. She returned home six years ago, took a job with Heidelberg Distributing – she’s now fine wine manager – and connected again with Fernside. Since then she has been working with preschool- and kindergarten-age children who have lost a parent or grandparent. Their grief often is expressed in art-
work, through games that encourage discussion, or when sitting in the sharing circle, where Meyer might ask: Who died in your family? What do you want to tell us about that? “She gives them the space and time to share their thoughts, and she listens to what they have to say,” says Mary McCutchen, Fernside’s volunteer coordinator. “That’s very important. Because what children need to know is that they’re listened to, they’re understood, and somebody cares about them.” Meyer has been part of the growth of Fernside, which is now based in Blue Ash and is an affiliate of Hospice of Cincinnati. She assists with fundraising and twice has volunteered at the agency’s teen retreat. Preschoolers don’t provide feedback to volunteers the way teens do. But that’s OK, Meyer says. She knows she’s making a difference. Sometimes it’s a simple thing, such as a child holding her hand, or asking to sit in her lap. Sometimes it’s a child tugging on her shirt and whispering in her ear, “I need to tell you something.” And Stacey Meyer is listening.
Mow, water your way to a happier summer lawn The summer season can be a very trying time for homeowners and their lawns. So, here are a few general tips to help keep your lawn looking its best this summer. 1) Keep mowing on a regular basis. Never remove more than 1⁄3 of the height of the grass blades each time you mow. 2) Mow at a higher mowing height. Keep your mowing height at least 21⁄2 to 31⁄2 inches. Longer grass blades mean less stress on the turf, the crowns are shaded and protected from the heat of the sun, grass roots should grow deeper, and your turf will do much nicer during the summer than the lawns mowed close
and stressed. 3) Change your mowing pattern each time you mow. Mow east to west one week, then north to south the next. Then take it diagonally. Just like the golf course pros do! This encourages your grass to grow upright, rather than laying down (being mowed one direction all the time) and definitely creates a happier lawn! 4) Throw those clippings back into the turf. Returning those clippings is like one additional fertilizing each year. Grass clippings are 75 to 85 percent water, decompose quickly, and do not create thatch problems. 5) Have those mowers blades sharpened on a regular basis, which means at least three to four times
throughout the mowing season. Dull blades shred rather than cut, which will give your lawn a yellowed look, and will make the grass more susceptible to disease. 6) Be sure to clean out under the mower deck when you’re finished mowing. It’s important to remove that grass build up, especially if you have an under the deck exhaust. It also helps the mower deck to operate properly. So keep under the deck cleaned. 7) If your lawn doesn’t get enough rainfall, water as needed. Remember the golden rule of 1 inch of rainfall every 10 days or so for optimum growing. If we don’t get it naturally, you have to supplement.
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Eastern Hills Press
July 28, 2010
THINGS TO DO IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD T H U R S D A Y, J U L Y 2 9
CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS
Bruno Gr√∂ning Circle of Friends Introduction, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Center for Spiritual Living of Greater Cincinnati, 5701 Murray Ave. Introduction to international spiritual healing organization based on teachings of Bruno Gr√∂ning, gifted German-born healer. Free. 544-2165; www.brunogroening.org/english. Fairfax.
Balloon-a-palooza, 2 p.m. Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 2692 Madison Road. Balloon stories, balloon games and relay races, balloon animals and more. Ages 5 and up. 3968960; www.josephbeth.com. Norwood.
HEALTH / WELLNESS
Humana Healthy Kids Zone, 3 p.m. Madisonville Branch Library, 4830 Whetsel Ave. Learn about health, nutrition and fitness. Includes yoga programs for children, African/Haitian dance lessons and more. Includes healthy snack. Ages 5-12. Presented by Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County. 369-6029. Madisonville.
Monarch Mayhem, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Woodland Mound, 8250 Old Kellogg Road. Seasongood Nature Center. Includes butterflies through various stages of development on display; flying butterflies in the greenhouse; and exhibits about butterflies identification, butterfly gardening, migration and their life cycle. Free, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; www.greatparks.org. Anderson Township.
KISS, 7:30 p.m. With the Academy Is...and the Envy. The Hottest Show on Earth Tour. Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave. $134, $78.50, $48.50, $28.50 lawn. 800-7453000; www.ticketmaster.com. Anderson Township.
And the Tony Goes To.. The Best of Broadway. 8 p.m. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Kunzel Lager Party on concourse near stand 5 to benefit Legacy Fund. Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. Kunzel Lager, a limited edition golden Helles lager featured (any remaining cases will be sold). Music by Pete Wagner Schnapps Band. Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave. Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Randall Craig Fleischer, conductor. Debbie Gravitte and Christiane Noll, sopranos; Doug LaBrecque, tenor. $18-$47. Presented by Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. 381-3300; www.cincinnatipops.org. Anderson Township.
MUSIC - JAZZ
MUSIC - CONCERTS
April Aloisio, 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Dilly Cafe, 6818 Wooster Pike. 561-5233. Mariemont.
Monarch Mayhem, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Woodland Mound, Free, vehicle permit required. 5217275; www.greatparks.org. Anderson Township. S A T U R D A Y, J U L Y 3 1
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.
ART EXHIBITS Pink: A Two Person Ceramic Exhibition, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Funke Fired Arts, Free. 8712529; www.funkefiredarts.com. Oakley. Pictures and Statues, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Country Club, Free. 792-9744; www.countryclubprojects.com. Oakley. Cincinnati Abstract Expressionists, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mary Ran Gallery, Free. 8715604; www.maryrangallery.com. Hyde Park. Diane Young, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closson’s Art Gallery Oakley, 762-5510; www.clossons.com. Oakley. Charley Harper: Unseen Originals, 11 a.m.5 p.m. Phyllis Weston Gallery, Free. 3215200; www.phylliswestongallery.com. O’Bryonville.
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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.
Newtown Farm Market, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Newtown Farm Market, 561-2004; www.newtownmarket.com. Newtown. Lunken Airport Farmers Market, 1:30 p.m.8 p.m. Site of Lunken Airport Farmers Market, 859-635-5244. East End.
FOOD & DRINK
Wine Tasting, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Awakenings Coffee - Hyde Park, Reservations required. 3212525; www.awakeningscoffeeandwine.com. Hyde Park. Wine Tasting, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Water Tower Fine Wines, 6136 Campus Lane. 2319463; www.watertowerfinewines.com. Mount Washington. Fish Fry, 4 p.m.-8 p.m. American Legion Mount Washington Post 484, 1837 Sutton Ave. Dinner menu items include: fish, shrimp, chicken fingers, barbecue, macaroni and cheese, fries, applesauce and coleslaw. Desserts, coffee, tea, soft drinks and beer served. Carryout available. $6 and up. 231-7351; www.legion484.org. Mount Washington.
Holistic Health Day, noon, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 2692 Madison Road. Dr. Cathy Rosenbaum, holistic clinical pharmacist, presents and discusses complementary and alternative medicine, expanding medical horizons, alternate healing therapies and information on acupressure and aromatherapy. 396-8960; www.josephbeth.com. Norwood.
MUSIC - CONCERTS
Mount Washington Farmers’ Market, 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Stanbery Park, 2221 Oxford Ave. Fruits and vegetables, goat cheese, honey, baked goods and more. Presented by Cincinnati Park Board. 232-5724. Mount Washington.
Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Bzak Landscaping at Turpin Farm, 946-7734. Newtown.
Yoga for Cyclists Workshop, 12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m. YogahOMe Oakley, 3215 Brotherton Road. Bike posture dos and don’ts, bike fitness, yoga postures, breath control and focus. $50. 585-362-6715; www.yogahome.net. Oakley.
Newtown Farm Market, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Newtown Farm Market, 561-2004; www.newtownmarket.com. Newtown. Anderson Township Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Anderson Center, 7850 Five Mile Road. Rain or shine. Presented by Anderson Township. 688-8400; www.andersonfarmersmarket.org. Anderson Township. Lunken Airport Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Site of Lunken Airport Farmers Market, 859-635-5244. East End.
FOOD & DRINK
Wine Tasting, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Awakenings Coffee - Hyde Park, Reservations required. 3212525; www.awakeningscoffeeandwine.com. Hyde Park. Wine Tasting, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Hyde Park Gourmet Food and Wine, 2707 Erie Ave. Fifty cents per taste. 533-4329; www.hydeparkgourmet.com. Hyde Park.
Monarch Mayhem, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Woodland Mound, Free, vehicle permit required. 5217275; www.greatparks.org. Anderson Township.
Codependents Anonymous, 9:30 a.m. Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church, 1345 Grace Ave. Room 206. Book discussion group. Donations accepted. Presented by Codependents Anonymous, Inc. 5831248. Hyde Park. S U N D A Y, A U G . 1
ART EXHIBITS Pink: A Two Person Ceramic Exhibition, noon-4 p.m. Funke Fired Arts, Free. 8712529; www.funkefiredarts.com. Oakley. CIVIC
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Call to Photographers, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center, 6980 Cambridge Ave. Gallery at the Barn. Call to photographers to exhibit their work at the Barn in the month of August. All work must be matted or framed. Family friendly. $10 registration fee. Registration required. 2723700; www.womansartclub.com. Mariemont.
SUMMER CAMP ACADEMIC
Upper School Health Summer Camp, noon-3 p.m. Through Aug. 20. Summit Country Day, 2161 Grandin Road. Workload is heavy and requires extensive reading and memorization.Variety of assignments and assessments, including a comprehensive final exam and a research project. With Laura Haas, instructor. Grades: 9-10. $450. Registration required. 871-4700. Hyde Park.
Codependents Anonymous, 7 p.m. United Church of Christ in Oakley, 4100 Taylor Ave. Twelve-step group. Donations accepted. Presented by Codependents Anonymous, Inc. 231-0733. Oakley. DivorceCare, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church, 1345 Grace Ave. With 13-week seminar, find help, discover hope and experience healing. $15. Registration requested. 979-8185; www.divorcecare.com. Hyde Park. M O N D A Y, A U G . 2
Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Bzak Landscaping at Turpin Farm, 946-7734. Newtown.
ART EXHIBITS Pink: A Two Person Ceramic Exhibition, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Funke Fired Arts, Free. 8712529; www.funkefiredarts.com. Oakley.
Hyde Park Farmers Market, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. U.S. Bank Hyde Park, 3424 Edwards Road. Local produce and farm goods, gourmet foods and more. Presented by Hyde Park Farmers’ Market. 561-3151; http://hydeparkfarmersmarket.com/. Hyde Park. Newtown Farm Market, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Newtown Farm Market, 561-2004; www.newtownmarket.com. Newtown. Lunken Airport Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Site of Lunken Airport Farmers Market, 859-635-5244. East End.
Miller-Leuser Log House, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Miller-Leuser Log House, 6550 Clough Pike. Tour of 1796 historic log house furnished with 18th and 19th century antiques, the barn, outhouse and corn crib. The oldest log cabin in Hamilton County remaining on its original site. Free. Presented by Anderson Township Historical Society. 231-2114. Anderson Township. 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. 6888400. Anderson Township.
The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4, at Alms Park pavilion, 710 Tusculum Ave., Mount Lookout. The performance is free, but guests should bring seating. For more information, call 385-7500 or visit www.cincyshakes.com. Pictured from a previous production of the play are Audrey Bertaux-Skeirik as Puck, Liz Carey as Titania and Bill Chace as Bottom.
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COMMUNITY DANCE Junior High Park Party, 8 p.m.-10 p.m. Beech Acres Park RecPlex, 6915 Beechmont Ave. For teens who just got out of seventh and eighth grades to stay in touch with classmates. Must have school or Park District ID to attend. $5. Presented by Anderson Township Park District. 388-4513. Anderson Township.
SUMMER CAMP MISCELLANEOUS
AUDITIONS 2010-2011 Season, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati Offices, 5020 Oaklawn Drive. Ages 9 and up and adults. Prepare monologue two minutes or less. Prepare a song-bring sheet music. Accompanist provided. Bring headshot and resume. Dress to dance. Bring conflicts’ schedule. Detailed descriptions at website. By appointment. Productions: “How I Became a Pirate,” Oct. 15-23; “Holiday Follies 2: A Visit to North Pole,” Dec. 3-12; “Disney’s The Jungle Book Kids,” Feb. 18-26; and “Disney Peter Pan Jr,” April 1-9. Registration required. Presented by The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati. Through Aug. 8. 569-8080; www.thechildrenstheatre.com. Oakley.
Job Search 101, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church, 1345 Grace Ave. Learn fundamentals of the job search process. Presented by Annette Ballard, certified career coach. Family friendly. Free. Presented by ProTrain True North. Through Dec. 6. 825-1555. Hyde Park.
Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Bzak Landscaping at Turpin Farm, 946-7734. Newtown. Zumba Fitness Class, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Clough United Methodist Church, 2010 Wolfangel Road. $5. 379-4900. Anderson Township.
Newtown Farm Market, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Newtown Farm Market, 561-2004; www.newtownmarket.com. Newtown. Lunken Airport Farmers Market, 1:30 p.m.8 p.m. Site of Lunken Airport Farmers Market, 859-635-5244. East End.
Spanish Summer Camp: Songs & Stories, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Daily through Aug. 6. Beech Acres Park RecPlex, 6915 Beechmont Ave. Learn Spanish vocabulary and phrases, while having fun and making friends in classroom environment. Students create story in Spanish and sing along with popular Spanish songs. Ages 4-9. $140; $130 resident. Registration required. Presented by Anderson Township Park District. 388-4515; www.andersonparks.com. Anderson Township.
Anderson Township History Room, 6 p.m.8:45 p.m. History Room at Anderson Center, 688-8400. Anderson Township.
Kidz Home Alone Class, noon-2 p.m. Concludes noon-2 p.m. Aug. 5. St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 8101 Beechmont Ave. Learn skills needed to be home alone safely. Topics: when and if to answer the phone, answering the door, emergency procedures, reasons to call 911, self Heimlich and first aid. Visits from police and fire officials. Grades 4-6. $45. Registration required. Presented by Life Skills Education Fund and Enriching Kidz. 336-9993; www.enrichingkidz.com. Anderson Township.
SUMMER CAMP SPORTS
Boys and Girls Soccer Camp, 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Daily through Aug. 7. Summit Country Day School Athletic Complex, 5580 Ehrling Road. With Mike Fee and Barnard Baker, coaches. Ages 5-12. $100. Registration required. Presented by Ohio South Youth Soccer Association. 576-9555; www.osysa.com. Hyde Park.
FOOD & DRINK
Grilled Cheese Wednesdays, 11 a.m.12:30 p.m. Beech Acres Park, 6910 Salem Road. Bring extras for picnic. Hot dogs and activities for children also available. $2 combo, $1 sandwich. Presented by Anderson Township Park District. 388-4513; www.andersonparks.com. Anderson Township.
MUSIC - CONCERTS
Josh Ritter and the Royal City Band, 8 p.m. 20th Century Theatre, 3021 Madison Road. $25, $20 advance. 745-3000; www.ticketmaster.com. Oakley.
SUMMER CAMP ACADEMIC
Study Skills Success Summer Camp, 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Grades 3-6. Daily through Aug. 6. 10 a.m.-noon Grades 7-9. Daily through Aug. 6. McNicholas High School, 6536 Beechmont Ave. In conjunction with Autry Learning Center. Camp covers outlining, note and test taking and listening skills. $65. Reservations required. 231-3500, ext. 5817; www.mcnhs.org. Mount Washington.
SUMMER CAMP NATURE
Drake Planetarium shows a laser show series through Aug. 8, including “Legends of the Night Sky,” pictured, which is an animated family-friendly look at the myths and stories associated with some of the constellations. Other shows in the laser series feature the Beatles, Green Day and U2, Pink Floyd, a mix of heavy metal bands (Metallica, Led Zepellin and more,) and female singers of pop, such as Gwen Stefani and Christina Aguilera. Tickets are $7 advance, $8 at the door, $25 family fourpack advance, $30 at the door. For the show schedule and tickets, visit www.drakeplanetarium.org. Call 513-396-5578. Location is 2020 Sherman Ave., Norwood.
Preschool Discovery Mornings in Parks, 10 a.m.-noon Daily through Aug. 6. Stanbery Park, 2221 Oxford Ave. Activities include hikes, games, crafts, songs, puppets and more. Dress children in comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes. No overalls or sandals. Bring rain gear for rainy days. Children attending this camp do not need to bring a lunch. Ages 3 1/2-5. $40, $30 city residents. Registration required. 321-6208, ext. 11; www.cincinnatiparks.com. Mount Washington. Nature Camps in the Parks, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Daily through Aug. 6. Stanbery Park, 2221 Oxford Ave. For children finished with Kindergarten through 12 years old. Active fun centered around local nature themes. $60, $50 Cincinnati residents. Registration required. 321-6208, ext. 11; www.cincinnatiparks.com. Mount Washington.
COURTESY GEORGE EASTMAN HOUSE
The photographs of the pictorialist movement are featured in “TruthBeauty: Pictorialism and the Photograph as Art, 1845–1945,” at the Taft Museum of Art, 316 Pike St., downtown Cincinnati. Included are works from the George Eastman House by Julia M. Cameron, Frederick Evans, Alfred Stieglitz, Clarence White, Edward Steichen, and early works by Edward Weston and Ansel Adams. The exhibit runs through Aug. 8. The museum is open Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and closed Monday and Tuesday. Admission is $8, $6 for seniors and students, free to ages 18 and under, free to all on Sundays. Pictured is Eva Watson-Schütze’s “Young girl seated on bench,” ca. 1910, platinum print. For details, call 513-241-0343 or visit www.taftmuseum.org.
Eastern Hills Press
July 28, 2010
What you’ll feel when a close relationship ends grief and incomprehension. I never heard from her again. No letter. No calls. No explanations … All meaning, delight and promise seemed to have vanished from my life.” Millions of people can empathize with his feelings. And whether it happens when we’re young or old, it’s always painful. We never want it to happen again. Numbed by our grief, we often resort to one of the following defenses. 1. Pessimism: we conclude we’re unlovable, people are untrustworthy, or we decide love is an illusion and try to protect ourselves from loving again. 2. Pseudoromanticism: we engage in sex for merely selfish purposes, play at being romantic or pretend we love another – but cut and run when things get too serious. That way, we’re never
It’s said a most precious situation in life occurs when we are able to achieve three important things: to love someone; to have this someone love me; and to have both these things happen at the same time. We smile and knowingly admit, “Yes, but it doesn’t always happen this way.” In his book, “To Love and Be Loved,” Sam Keen relates a crucial time in his life. He was a young man in college and in love with a girl who said she loved him. They often discussed, and really believed, that their relationship was destined for a lifelong journey of bliss. Then, he writes, “In April, the cruelest of months, she came for the spring dance, and after the last waltz, sudden as death, she told me she didn’t love me anymore… “When she left, I collapsed into
hurt, our ego is soothed, and the pain happens to someone else. It’s sort of a revenge for what happened to us. 3. Pragmatism: We settle for platonic or practical relationships, avoid intense expressions of romance, and relate as a good friend rather than lover. At times of hurt, disillusionment or cynicism, we see no wisdom in the centuries-old adage: “Tis better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all.” Heartaches, though never sought, are part of human existence. When they happen to us they seem devoid of any good aspect, they’re only catastrophic. It takes time to grasp the bigger picture of our lives. We can’t see how the relational suffering in our lives accomplishes anything but a broken heart. Only later do we dare admit
that they often can have some benefit for us: they open unrevealed places in our hearts, create compassion for others, and give birth to a greater wisdom about ourselves, life and the real meaning of love. Ernest Hemingway stated a great truth when he wrote, “Life breaks everyone, and afterward, many are strong in the broken places.” Those are just some of the reasons why it is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. Yet there is even a greater reason. Though we may lose the one we love, we have still accomplished what many yearn for but do not savor. For anytime we genuinely love, we are a magnificent success both spiritually and psychologically. As Rilke attests, “For one human being to love another
human being: that is perhaps the most difficult task that has Father Lou been entrusted to Guntzelman us, the ultimate test, the final test Perspectives and proof, the work for which all other work is preparatory.” The challenge to every human is to love. If our love is not returned, our call still remains. As Dr. James Hollis puts it: “The great rhythm of gain and loss is outside our control; what remains within our control is the attitude of willingness to find, in even the bitterest losses, what remains to be lived.” 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.
Christian Moerlein will produce Kunzel Lager to benefit Legacy Fund The Cincinnati Pops and Cincinnati-based Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. have partnered to produce Kunzel Lager, a limited-edition golden Helles lager honoring the life and legacy of Cincinnati Pops Founder and Conductor Emeritus Erich Kunzel. Only 200 cases will be sold, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Erich Kunzel Legacy Fund.
This fund helps to ensure that Maestro Kunzel’s vision for the Pops continues and enables the Orchestra to present the highest caliber artists to future generations. Before the Cincinnati Pops concert, “And the Tony Goes To… The Best of Broadway,” at Riverbend Music Center on Saturday, July 31, samples and drafts of Kunzel Lager will be
available for purchase. The Kunzel Lager Party will take place on the concourse near stand 5. In honor of Maestro Kunzel’s German heritage, the Pete Wagner Schnapps Band will perform. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event is free for all ticket holders. Any remaining cases of Kunzel Lager will be sold. To place an advance
order for a case of Kunzel Lager, call the CSO Box Office at 381-3300 or go to www.cincinnatipops.org. Each case costs $45. Advance orders must be placed by July 30. Vouchers to redeem Kunzel Lager cases will be mailed before
the July 31 Pops concert. If placing advance orders on July 28 or later, vouchers will be available for pick-up at Will Call at the Riverbend Box Office the day of the concert. Golf cart drivers will be on the premises to assist transporting Kunzel
Lager to vehicles after the concert. Kunzel Lager can be picked up after August 2 at Music Hall. Call 621-1919 for details. Must be 21 years of age to purchase Kunzel Lager. Valid ID required at time of pick-up.
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Eastern Hills Press
July 28, 2010
‘Chow’ down on local cathedral chef’s recipes There are a lot of cookbooks brought to my attention to review. Joanne “Giovanna” Delli Carpini Trimpe’s “Holy Chow” really stands out in the stack. Giovanna is the chef at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral in downtown Cincinnati and is the author of this book, thus the name. The book itself is vibrant with color and reflects Giovanna’s unorthodox approach to cooking. “The hardest thing about the book was having to measure everything,” she told me. She has been cooking since she was 14 and never measured, just cooked “to taste” like many of us. Career-wise, she worked for family, doing accounting. “I did not like that,” she told me. Her interest in food led to catering and volun-
leaving and that she should apply. The book itself is an interesting read, with stories and Bible quotes (from her husband) that go along with each recipe. It is available online at http://holychowcookbook.com or by calling 513-295-2510.
teering for school dinners a n d church events. Giovanna has a rich Rita cb oao kc ikn gHeikenfeld g r o u n d , Rita’s kitchen h a v i n g lived in Italy, Venezuela and in the U.S. Her passion for good food made with love has become legendary here in our area, and that led her to the job she currently occupies at St. Peter’s. So how did she get the job? Her husband, Mike, working on his master’s in lay ministry, invited Deacon David Klingshirn to dinner. He told her their chef was
Giovanna Trimpe’s Chicken Marsala Prepare chicken:
Use 4 chicken breasts pounded thin, to about 1 inch. Sprinkle 1⁄2 teaspoon each kosher salt and 1⁄2 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper on chicken. Put 1 cup all-purpose flour in a bowl and dip chicken in to cover both sides. Shake off excess. Put 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil in large skillet on medium heat.
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COURTESY RITA HEIKENFELD
Rita’s version of chicken Marsala over whole-wheat spaghetti.
Add 3 cloves chopped garlic and cook to light brown; don’t burn. Add 1⁄2 teaspoon each kosher salt and freshly cracked pepper. Add chicken. Don’t crowd. Cook each side for three minutes. Add another teaspoon of olive oil if necessary.
Take chicken out of skillet and add 1 cup fresh mushrooms or a 7-ounce can. Cook one to two minutes. Then on simmering heat add 3⁄4 cup Marsala wine. Loosen residue and add 1 ⁄4 cup fresh chopped flat leaf parsley and 1⁄2 cup mascarpone cheese. Whisk until melted, about three minutes. Taste and add salt or wine. Add 2 tablespoons water if too thick.
Prepare final chicken:
Put chicken back in sauce and cook on simmer for five minutes. Flip occa-
sionally and just before removing pour 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice over. Take chicken out and add 1⁄4 cup water and whisk again on high for 15 seconds to deglaze the sauce and make it smoother. Pour over chicken when served – use a rubber spatula to get all the sauce out. Good with rice, potatoes, fettuccine Alfredo.
Update on radio rolls
Tom Heitkamp, a Mount Lookout reader, made the recipe that he sent me from a website. They turned out well, though he doesn’t know if they’re authentic. The glaze was a disappointment, however, so we’re working on that part. I checked with Rose Levy Beranbaum, the queen of baking, and she has never heard of these rolls. Does anybody know of a bakery here that still sells them?
Rita’s pasta with Pecorino Romano and arugula
The arugula in my herb garden is still producing like crazy, though with the heat it is becoming a bit hotter in flavor. 12 oz. or so pasta, boiled 1 stick butter or substitute
Local chef Joanne “Giovanna” Delli Carpini Trimpe wrote a cookbook titled “Holy Chow.” 2 nice cloves chopped garlic (optional) Romano cheese, grated – about 2 cups Salt and pepper to taste Arugula – a few handfuls, chopped (go to taste, using less than you think you want at first) Reserved pasta water, about 2 cups Toss hot pasta with butter and garlic. Sprinkle in a little over half the cheese, salt and pepper, and just enough of the reserved water to make a sauce. If you need more water, add it. Add arugula, mix and serve, garnished with rest of cheese. Rita Nader Heikenfeld is an herbalist, educator and author. E-mail columns@community press.com with “Rita’s kitchen” in the subject line. Call 513-2487130, ext. 356.
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Visitors will soon be able to see the Declaration of Independence on display in “America I AM: The African American Imprint” at Cincinnati Museum Center. A rare original copy of the Declaration will go on display Saturday, July 31. The document is the featured attraction of the “Declaration of Independence Road Trip,” a project originally founded by famed television/film producer Norman Lear. On July 4, 1776, approximately 200 copies of
the newly drafted and approved Declaration of Independence were printed by John Dunlap of Philadelphia. As of 1989, only 24 copies of the “Dunlap broadsides” were known to exist until a flea market shopper bought a framed painting for $4. While inspecting a tear in the painting, the owner discovered a folded Dunlap broadside behind it. Twenty-one of the surviving copies are owned by colleges, historical societies, libraries and city halls. The
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remaining four are in private collections – including this copy which Lear, his wife Lyn and a friend purchased at an online auction in 2000 at Sotheby’s. The Declaration of Independence will be on display inside of “America I AM the Measure of Justice,” one of the America I AM’s 12 galleries. It will be featured next to a bill of sale for a Negro woman and child from 1776. The placement of these two rare artifacts together showcases the paradox of the situation. While America celebrated its newfound freedom as a nation, its African American residents would not be able to obtain their own for decades to come. A celebration of nearly 500 years of achievement, “America I AM” attempts to answer a question– “Would America have been America without her Negro people?” – put forth by noted African American scholar W.E.B. DuBois. Developed in partnership with broadcaster Tavis Smiley and organized by Arts and Exhibitions International and Cincinnati Museum Center, “America I AM” features more than 250 rare artifacts. Items include Frederick Douglass’ free papers signed by Abraham Lincoln and the key to the cell where Martin Luther King Jr. wrote the inspirational “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” “America I AM” is on display through Jan. 2. Tickets are $12 adults, $11 seniors (age 60 or older) and $8 children (ages 3-12). Member tickets are $8 adults and $5 children. The Declaration of Independence will be on display Saturday, July 31, through Oct. 3. For more on the Declaration of Independence, visit www.IndependenceRoadTrip.org. For details on “America I AM,” call 2877000 or visit www.cincymuseum.org.
Eastern Hills Press
July 28, 2010
Planned Giving Council honors area residents The Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council recently honored East Walnut Hills residents Kinny and Kathi McQuade; and Hyde Park residents Tom and Cece Mooney, Richard “Dick” Weiland, and Lucy Ward with Voices of Giving Awards for their selfless giving to area charities. The McQuades’ passion for Bayley Place stems from the positive experiences Kathi’s mother, Virginia Gordon Friendship, had while living there. That commitment grew with Kinny joining the organization’s board in 2004 and Kathi continuing to share her talents as a volunteer. The East Walnut Hills couple also supports Bayley Place through annual contributions and special events; however, they felt a planned gift is a crucial way to ensure its success and permanence in the community. Bayley Place provides a continuum of care for older adults and their families in Greater Cincinnati’s western region, and also a full spectrum of services through its Community Wellness Center. Remembering her mother’s fond experiences while living in the Deupree House, a community of Episcopal Retirement Homes, moving there in 2007 was a natural decision for Cece Mooney and her husband, Tom. Since then the couple has been actively enjoying retirement by exercising in the pool, attending programs and serving in leadership roles on the resident council. They chose to leave a bequest to the Deupree House as a way of honoring the memory of Cece’s mother, Alice Scott, and of giving back to a community of friends and neighbors. In more than 50 years of service, Weiland has been
From left are, Jim Hanisian, vice president, Episcopal Retirement Homes; Cece Mooney; Tom Mooney; and Lori Asmus, director of major gifts and planned giving for Episcopal Retirement Homes.
Jim Friedman, director of planned giving and endowments for Jewish Federation stands with Dick Weiland. Weiland wes recently awarded the Voices of Giving Awards for his selfless giving to the Jewish Federation. responsible for raising more funds for the Jewish Federation and for the welfare of the Greater Cincinnati Jewish community than any other single individual. While just in his mid20s, he assumed a leadership role in the community’s
annual campaign and cofounded the Young Leadership Cabinet. After decades on the Federation Board, he continues active service as one of only two lifetime emeritus members. Ten years ago, Weiland and his late wife, Marsha, established a permanent endowment fund to support
From left are Betty Cookendorfer, director of development for The Wellness Community; Lucy Ward; and Rick Bryan, executive director of The Wellness Community. members of the Jewish community with disabilities, creating living situations specifically designed to enhance their independence and ensure their dignity and quality of life. In 2010, Dick made an additional bequest commitment to endow the Federation’s “Create Your Jewish
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Kinny and Kathi McQuade recently received the Voices of Giving Awards for their selfless giving to Bayley Place.
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Legacy” initiative. With this gift, Weiland continues to inspire many others to make legacy gifts to causes they most believe in and to make Cincinnati a better place. Ward began volunteering at the Wellness Community of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky in the late 1990s. When two of her close friends were diagnosed with cancer, she transitioned from volunteer to board trustee and currently serves as the board president. She credits her parents for teaching her the importance of giving back, and seeing firsthand how people she cares about benefited from the Wellness Community, it was a natural decision to include the organization in her estate plans. Ward’s bequest will help to assure that it continue to provide free programs of emotional support, education and hope to people battling cancer, to their care givers and loved ones. The Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council is a professional association of individuals whose life work is to helping ensure the viability of charitable organizations. It is among the first Planned Giving Councils nationwide to launch the Leave a Legacy Program that encourages individuals to leave a bequest or other planned gift to a nonprofit cause important to them. For more information about planned gifts, visit www.gcpgc.org or call 5543071.
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Eastern Hills Press
July 28, 2010
RELIGION Christ Church Cathedral
The church will be holding auditions for cathedral choristers for the 2010-2011 church program year Wednesday, July 28, through Friday, Aug. 6. Choristers who share the cathedral’s commitment to excellence, are willing and able to support its liturgical worship and serve as a significant presence in the Cincinnati
arts community are encouraged to audition. The cathedral choir’s primary responsibility is to sing at weekly Sunday services, monthly services of evensong and other major liturgical observances in the church year. Positions are open for both professional and volunteer choristers. The cathedral is also building a roster of substitute choristers to
serve as needed. Audition requirements can be found at christchurchcincinnati.org/music/ auditions. For more information and to schedule an audition, contact Stephan Casurella, the cathedral’s director of music, at 621-1817 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The church is at 318 E. Fourth St., downtown; 621-1817.
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 from 8:15 to 11:45 a.m. The church is at 1345 Grace Ave.; 871-1345.
Truelight Missionary Baptist Church
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.
Dianne Steelman, Pastor 4808 Eastern Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45208 513-871-2954 www.Iinwoodbaptist.org Blending Contemporary & Traditional Sunday Worship - 11 :00 a.m. Wednesday Gathering - 6:00 p.m. “Meeting the Needs of a Changing Community by Sharing the Unchanging Love of God”
MT WASHINGTON BAPTIST CHURCH 2021 Sutton Ave 231-4445
Sunday School -All Ages ........9:00am Worship Gathering ...........10:00am Wednesday Night....6:15pm dinner & 7:00pm...Children/Youth/Adult Classes Nursery Provided Handicapped Accessible www.mwbcares.net
ECKANKAR Experience the Light and Sound of God You are invited to the ECK Worship Service Second Sunday of Each Month 11:00 am - Noon Anderson Center Station 7832 Five Mile Road Cincinnati, OH 45230 1-800-LOVE GOD www.Eckankar.org Local (513) 674-7001 www.eck-ohio.org
UNITED METHODIST 2010 Wolfangel Rd., Anderson Twp. 513-231-4301 Sunday Worship: 10:30am with Childrens Church & Nursery PASTOR JONATHAN KOLLMANN
8999 Applewood Dr Blue Ash 891 8527 (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
EPISCOPAL ST. THOMAS EPISCOPAL CHURCH & ST. THOMAS NURSERY SCHOOL
6365 Corbly Road Cincinnati, OH 45230
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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
First Baptist Church of Newtown
6944 Main Street Cincinnati, Oh 45244 513-561-5213 www.firstbaptistnewtown.com
Roger Hauck, Pastor
Sunday Worship Times: 10:45a.m. & 6:00p.m. Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer at 7:00 p.m.
Vacation Bible School July 18 - 23 6:00 Pm to 8:30 PM each evening with the closing program on July 23.
ROMAN CATHOLIC ST. GERTRUDE PARISH 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
10:45 am Sunday Worship 9:30 am Adult & 10:45 am Children Sunday School All Are Welcome Nursery Care Available Handicapped Accessible
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
Building Homes Relationships & Families Sundays 9:15am & 10:45am
INTERDENOMINATIONAL Sunday Service 10:30am 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 Sunday Worship 8am & 9:30am www.IndianHillChurch.org
LUTHERAN Good Shepherd (ELCA) www.goodshepherd.com
7701 Kenwood Rd.
(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
UNITED METHODIST 7515 Forest Rd.at Beechmont Ave 231-4172
Sr. Pastor Mark Rowland Ann Luzader, Mike Carnevale
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The church has contemporary worship at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. The church is at 7421 East Galbraith Road, Madeira; 791-8348.
Epiphany United Methodist Church The staff of Springhill Camp will be at the church for five days of adventure, friends and a chance to conquer challenges. The camp is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 26-30. Kids who have completed kindergarten through fourth grade can sign up. Day camp is full of activities in a fun, safe and nurturing environment. It is open to the community. The cost is $149 for the whole week. Register or find out more at www. springhillcamps.com/oh/daycamp. Worship times are: Contemporary worship at 5 p.m. Saturdays, contemporary worship at 9 a.m. Sundays and traditional worship at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. The church is at 6635 LovelandMiamiville Road, Loveland; 6779866. 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
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worship with Holy Communion weekly. The seventh annual Fall Craft Show is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Saturday, Nov. 6. They are looking for crafters and vendors to join the show. Call the church for details. The church is located at 8005 Pfeiffer Road, Cincinnati; 791-3142; www.cos-umc.org.
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Members of the Mallard Point Baptist Church, of Georgetown, Ky., recently visited the Eastern Hills Baptist Church of the Fairfax/Madisonville area, helping that rebuilding congregation with maintenance chores in the church and the community. They also helped conduct Vacation Bible School. The visitors from the 110member Mallard Point congregation ranged in age from 9 to 78. The long-established Eastern Hills church’s congregation has been rebuilding from a decline in membership. From left, Autumn Bell, music leader Sara Parrott, Riley Bell and William Bird say “Howdy, welcome to Saddle Ridge Ranch!” Parrott is a member of Mallard Point and the other children are from the neighborhood.
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Faith Christian Fellowship Church
Disciple Bible Study Classes are registering for the fall. Call for classes offered and meeting times. New member classes begin Sept. 19. Call for details. “Walk for Water” fundraiser will be Saturday, Sept. 4. Call the church for details of two walks, a short walk for families and a 5K for everyone. The money raised from this event will go toward the construction of a well in sub-Saharan Africa. Worship on Wednesday is at 7:30 p.m. through Aug. 18. It is casual
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
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Church of God of Prophecy
The church hosts Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship is at 11 a.m. Sundays. Bible Study is at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. The church is at 8105 Beech Ave., Deer Park; 793-7422.
Sunday School for Children & Adults at 9:30am & 11:00am. Youth Fellowship (grade 7-12), 6-8pm.
Sunday Worship Services are 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. with Adult Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Children’s Church is during the 10:45 a.m. hour. All guests and visitors are welcome. The church is at 7388 East Kemper Road, Sycamore Township; 4897021.
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Morning Blend worship services at Ascension are on the third Sunday of each summer month, combining contemporary and traditional elements. Summer worship is at 10 a.m. and everyone is welcome. The church is at 7333 Pfeiffer Road, Montgomery; 793-3288, www.ascensionlutheranchurch.com.
Traditional Service 8:30 & 11:00am Contemporary Service 9:30 & 11:00am (Nursery care from 9:15am-12:15pm.)
Pastor: Lonnie & Erica Richardson Wednesday Evening Services - 7:00pm Sunday Morning Worship - 10:45 am
Ascension Lutheran Church
Church of the Saviour United Methodist
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Church of God
Armstrong Chapel United Methodist Church is offering its third 13week session of “DivorceCare.” It began May 11. A scripturallybased support group, DivorceCare is for men and women who are going through separation or divorce. Meetings are at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the church. They are free and open to all. Meetings run through Aug. 3. For more information and registration, visit www.armstrongchapel.org or call 561-4220. The church will host Vacation Bible School from 9:30 to noon Aug. 26. Programming with a heroes theme is planned for children who are 4-years-old by Sept. 1 through those who have completed fourth grade. Church membership is not necessary to participate. Entry forms are available by calling the church office at 561-4220 or at www.armstrongchapel.org/childrenfamilies. The chapel is at 5125 Drake Road, Indian Hill; 561-4220.
Brecon United Methodist Church
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Armstrong Chapel United Methodist Church
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event. Remaining date is Aug. 16. The church is at 7701 Kenwood Road, Kenwood; 891-1700.
Hartzell United Methodist Church
Sunday Worship Services are 9 and 10:30 a.m. with Adult Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Children’s School is during the 10:45 a.m. hour. All guests and visitors are welcome. Youth Groups, Bible Studies weekly; Childcare and Transportation provided. The church is at 8999 Applewood Drive, Blue Ash; 891-8527.
Kenwood Fellowship Church
The church has a new contemporary worship service from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturdays. The services will feature contemporary worship music in a relaxed atmosphere with biblical teaching that will resonate with the fast-paced lifestyles that many of us find ourselves in today. The church is at 7205 Kenwood Road; 891-9768.
Loveland Presbyterian Church
All youth groups now meet at 6 p.m. every Sunday night beginning with supper, a short worship service and group sessions. The church is at 360 Robin Ave., Loveland; 683-2525; www.LPCUSA.org.
Loveland United Methodist Church
The new service times are 8:15 to 9 a.m. for the “Rise and Shine” Traditional Service, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. for the “A Little Bit Louder Now” Contemporary Service and 11 a.m. to noon for the “Morning Glory” Traditional Service. A free Hot Breakfast Bar is located in the Gathering Area, just outside the sanctuary, and is open from 8 to 8:15 am. In June, they will be serving biscuits, sausage, eggs, fruit, yogurt, assorted Danish and juices, and freshly ground and brewed Eight O’Clock Coffee. Join the United Methodist Women from 9:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. the first Thursday morning of each month for UMW, a time of fellowship, devotion and ministry at LUMC. The purpose of the UMW is “to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative, supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church.” The church is at 10975 S. Lebanon Road, Loveland; 683-1738.
Mount Washington Presbyterian Church
The church offers ConnXions, a contemporary worship service at 5:30 p.m. Saturdays in fellowship hall. Arrive at 5 for some coffee and fellowship time. Sunday morning services are the 9:30 a.m. Morning Glory service, a blended worship service, and the 11 a.m. traditional worship service. Childcare is available at all three services. Sunday school for children through sixth grade is held at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Junior and senior high classes are at 11 a.m. Adult classes are offered at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Youth fellowship is held every Sunday evening with dinner at 6 p.m. and a program from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The church is at 6474 Beechmont Ave.; 231-2650, www.mwpcchurch.org.
New Church of Montgomery
The church conducts worship at 10:30 a.m., Sundays and Divine Providence Study Group the first four Sundays of the month from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. The church is located at 9035 E. Kemper Road, Montgomery; 4899572.
RECORD Grand jury to hear assault case involving TV anchor, wife Eastern Hills Press
July 28, 2010
Gannett News Service Prosecutors have dropped misdemeanor charges against the man accused of assaulting the wife of WCPO-TV (Channel 9 News) anchor Brendan Keefe and a country club employee so that a grand jury can decide the matter. Prosecutors on July 14 dismissed two counts of assault against Duane Thompson, 38, of Hyde Park, for allegedly strking Keefe’s wife Tiffany and an employee of Ivy Hills country Club in Newtown on July 11. Steve Tolbert, an assistant
Hamilton County prosecutor, said the charges were dismissed to let a grand jury – not police – decide what charges, if any, should be brought. “It’s so the grand jury can investigate the entire thing and decide what charges will be against whom,” Tolbert said. Julie Wilson, spokeswoman for the prosecutor’s office, said the dismissal was made out of an “abundance of caution.” “The concern is with double jeopardy,” she said. “As in any case, if someone pleads to a lesser
charge and then further investigation reveals it should have been something more serious, we cannot charge them with the more serious offense. So that’s why sometimes we do this.” Reached by phone at home, Keefe said he and his wife are aware the charges were dropped and that the case remains under investigation. He said prosecutors promised to tell them more. “The prosecutor had us in yesterday to talk to us and ask us more questions,” he said. NewsBlues, a TV industry web-
POLICE REPORTS CINCINNATI DISTRICT 2 Arrests/citations
Edward Beavers, born 1961, unlawful use vehicle joyriding, 3295 Erie Ave., July 5. Tanisa Brooks, born 1990, assault knowingly harm victim, 3295 Erie Ave., July 9. Anthony T Ridley, born 1971, city income tax, 3295 Erie Ave., July 1. Cody Radford, born 1991, burglary, possession of drugs, resisting arrest, obstruct official business, 3295 Erie Ave., July 12. Donnie Barton, born 1980, possession open flask, 6011 Madison Road, July 3. Jeanette Jones, born 1949, disorderly conduct, 4703 Stewart Ave., July 12. Mark C Manis, born 1970, domestic violence, assault knowingly harm victim, July 17. Amanda M Thomas, born 1989, after hours in park, 3600 Principio Drive, July 7. Ameen Adetokunbo Bakare, born 1983, after hours in park, 5090 Observatory Circle, July 7. James W Cooper, born 1990, after hours in park, 3600 Principio Drive, July 7. Sharon M Nigh, born 1971, after hours in park, 5090 Observatory Circle, July 7. Benjamin John Thomas, born 1979, after hours in park, 1984 Madison Road, July 10. Malachi P Lane, born 1980, pass check non/Insuff, 3760 Paxton Ave., July 12. Michael Vicario, born 1963, assault knowingly harm victim, 3026 Robertson Ave., July 18. David J Scacchetti, born 1956, theft under $300, 4825 Marburg Ave., July 17. Vicki Schnetzer, born 1973, theft under $300, 4825 Marburg Ave., July 17. Cheryl Peace, born 1963, criminal trespass, theft under $300, 4825 Marburg Ave., July 16. Ashley Craine, born 1985, theft under
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, 683-3444. • Fairfax: Rick Patterson, chief, 271-7250. • Mariemont: Rick Hines, chief, 271-4089. • Terrace Park: Jerry Hayhow, chief, 831-2137 or 825-2280.
DunnhumbyUSA has promoted Anna Harrison to senior associate of client leadership. She will be responsible for providing recommendations on Harrison involving customer data in assortment decisions. Harrison earned a master’s degree in marketing research and a bachelor of business administration and a bachelor of arts from the University of Georgia.
She lives in Mt. Lookout.
Greener Stock receives mural
Artist Shepard Fairey and his crew recently installed a mural on the exterior of the Greener Stock building at the corner of Hoge Street and Columbia Parkway in Columbia Tusculum. Greener Stock owner Heather Curless submitted an application for a mural in February, but was not notified that her building had been selected until one hour prior to its installation. Fairey is installing murals around Cincinnati as an extension of his exhibit
site, reported that the case was dismissed after a judge heard testimony. Hamilton County Municipal Court Judge Bernie Bouchard called that report “completely a fabrication.” Bouchard said there was no such hearing. Newtown police have said witnesses told them an inebriated Thompson let his unattended golf cart roll downhill from the clubhouse and crash into the fence around the swimming pool, two feet away from Tiffany Keefe and their infant daughter. Brendan Keefe was in the pool with their 3-
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Danielle Willingham, 27, 1874 Fairfax, theft, June 24. Randall Piepmeyer, 47, 6505 Roe St., open container, July 1.
Clothing taken from Walmart; $62 at Red Bank Road, June 24.
Incidents/investigations Armed robbery
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“Supply and Demand” running at the Contemporary Arts Center through August. Greener Stock provides building materials, design services and resources to help people in Greater Cincinnati create earthfriendly and healthful interior environments.
Coldwell Banker West Shell has hired Zachary Bauwens and Kimberly Bauwens as residential real estate specialists to its Mariemont office. Both are active members of the Southern Ohio Association of Realtors.
3826 Lonsdale St.: Schlemmer Brittany to Hill Marsha A.; $143,500. 5579 Nightingale Court: Howard Phillip & Nancy to Wallace Thomas F. & Kathleen R.; $100,000. 6240 Bancroft St.: Asher Robert W. & Karen M. to Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Tr; $44,000.
1322 Michigan Ave.: Lewis Elva V. to Griffin Timothy Tr; $481,100. 2710 Griffiths Ave.: Stone Sarah R. to Prudential Relocation Inc.; $190,000. 2710 Griffiths Ave.: Prudential Relocation Inc. to Redmond James E. & Ginger Howard; $190,000. 2818 Victoria Ave.: Seidl James to Talge Joshua B. & Maureen C.; $335,000. 3557 Bayard Drive: Heekin Helen K. to Massey Richard L. Tr & Constance W. Tr; $1,090,000. 3557 Bayard Drive: Heekin Helen K. to Massey Richard L. Tr & Constance W. Tr; $1,090,000. 3614 Edwards Road: Brownlee Robert B. to Swinicki Andrea; $225,000. 3635 Tarpis Ave.: Mcdonald Amber L. to Fritts James E. & Eriko H.; $289,000. 3636 Shaw Ave.: Viars Wayne E. & Donna to Roemer Gwen C. & Trevor A. Block; $263,000. 3648 Bellecrest Ave.: Ravo Laura to Ras Closing Services LLC; $315,000. 3648 Bellecrest Ave.: Ras Closing Services LLC to Younkin Marc A.; $315,000. 4120 Allendale Drive: Steelhead Properties LLC @3 to Schmidt Logan Mitchell; $405,796.
About real estate transfers
Information is provided as a public service by the office of Hamilton County Auditor Dusty Rhodes. Neighborhood designations are approximate. 644 Mcmillan Ave.: Biederman Robert D.V.M. to Saint Herman Orthodox Monastery Inc.; $20,000.
3718 Homewood Road: Williams Patricia M. to Hayskar Maura & Helene Sweeney; $232,500.
AC unit valued at $259 removed at 6852 Third Ave., July 2. Meals valued at $49.23 removed at 3320 Highland Ave., July 2. Cookie dough valued at $2.99 removed at 3240 Highland Ave., July 2.
year-old son. Tiffany Keefe suffered a skull fracture and mild concussion when Thompson allegedly shoved her to the pavement. Keefe has said he pushed Thompson after the man shoved his wife to the ground and knocked her out. Brendan Keefe’s eye socket was fractured and a tear duct was severed from being punched by Thompson. His eye is expected to be bloodshot – keeping him off the air - for about a month. Keefe told police he declined to press charges against Thompson.
1238 Hayward Ave.: Paulsen Joan R. Tr to Donohoo Mark & Lauren A.; $785,790. 3379 Ault View Ave.: Iwler Jessica K. & Steven A. Oldham to Avutu Anilkumar R. & Amanda K.; $350,000. 548 Delta Ave.: Katz Debra to Kirby Maurice H. IV; $196,000. 650 Delta Ave.: Citifinancial Inc. to Matre Kerrie K. Tr; $34,900.
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2356 Park Ave.: Verona Historic Residences LLC to Schapera Cecil H. & Josiane S. Trageser; $265,107. 2356 Park Ave.: Lawson James C. to Harrison Andrew; $195,000. 2356 Park Ave.: Verona Historic Residences LLC to Thomas Andrea M.; $194,900. 2401 Ingleside Ave.: Sieger Myrle E. to Federal Home Loan Mortgag Corp.; $104,000.
COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP MARIEMONT Arrests/citations Michael Wissel, 21, 7427 Montgomery Road, assault at I71, June 21. Jacob Means, 29, 8308 Wooster Pike, disorderly conduct at 8308 Wooster Pike, July 2. Christopher Dorsey, 30, 5442 Ehrling Road, drug possession at 4761 Madison, July 3. Thomas Goodwin, 33, 555 LovelandMiamiville Road, drug possession at I71, July 2. Michael Lovely, 34, 3143 Blue Rock Road, possession of drugs at 3268 Highland Ave., June 28.
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$300, possession drug abuse instruments, 4825 Marburg Ave., July 13. Brett Vogel, born 1989, theft under $300, 4825 Marburg Ave., July 13. Kathleen M Weise, born 1950, theft under $300, 4825 Marburg Ave., July 17. Makayla Fannon, born 1990, assault knowingly harm victim, 4949 Ridge Ave., July 16. Michael Scott Sherbert, born 1972, larceny theft, receiving stolen property, 3872 Paxton Ave., July 13. Gary O Goodloe, born 1969, possession criminal tools, breaking and entering, 5601 Ridge Ave., July 17. Curtis Underwood, born 1979, domestic violence, July 17. Justin Louis Wilson, born 1986, menacing, 5915 Ridge Ave., July 15.
2787 Minot Ave.: Peters Julia M. to Darner Rebecca M. & Brian A. Rutkowski; $215,000. 2896 Romana Place: Miller Jeffrey S. & Elizabeth A. to Wilker Christopher T.; $225,000. 3829 Mount Vernon Ave.: Netherton Nicholas A. to Sucharew Heidi J. & Jeffrey D.; $179,900. 3919 Taylor Ave.: Rabin Nicholas J. & Kimberly to Palmer Joel H.; $173,524.
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Credit union raises money for Children’s Hospitals friends and family all donated to help miracle children in the Cincinnati area. Members had the ability to donate money over-thecounter as well as in donation bins at each Sharefax office. Donators received a “Miracle Maker” bracelet and a balloon with their name, which were displayed throughout each location, as a token of appreciation. Donations
were also accepted online at the Marching Miles website. Sharefax employees also donated their time by walking 8.3 miles of the charity walk. The leg began in Old Milford, ran along the Loveland Bike Trail, down through Madisonville and finally ended in Cincinnati at the intersection of Erie Boulevard Marlburg Road. The staff solicited sponsorships through the Marching Miles website.
“Credit unions all over Ohio join together for Marching Miles each year. Our walkers were really dedicated to raising money for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, and we couldn’t have had better weather for the event,” said Colleen Fite, business development supervisor for Sharefax Credit Union. For information on the campaign for miracle kids, visit www.sharefax.org.
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New Children’s Zoo ready for play Children recently had the opportunity to swing like monkeys, hang like pottos and balance like cats at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden with the official grand opening of the newly renovated Joseph H. Spaulding Children’s Zoo. The Children’s Zoo has been under construction for the last four months. “The Children’s Zoo has been a special place for families for a long time,” said Chief Operating Officer Dave Jenike. “We continue to look for more ways to inspire visitors with wildlife every day. This new area is the perfect place for families to relax, interact with animals and have lots of fun.” In 1937, the Cincinnati Zoo opened one of the world’s early children’s zoos and has been renovated several times since. In 1947, the Children’s Zoo was renovated in time to be used by a new generation of post-war baby boomers. The Children’s Zoo was
greatly improved in a 1964 renovation. And, in 1985 the Children’s Zoo was completely rebuilt in a major renovation, made possible by Ruth Spaulding in memory of her son and husband. Twenty five years later, the Joseph H. Spaulding Children’s Zoo opens with a fresh, new look at the animal nursery, a new and improved “Be the Animal” playscape, expanded contact yard and little penguins viewing area, and lots of new animals. Children can let loose their inner animals in the play area that features a slide, crawl tunnel, monkey bars, balance beam, synthetic mulch, as well as the always popular spider web and turtle shells, and much more. The expanded petting yard will allow more space for children and families to interact and even brush some of the zoo’s friendliest
animal residents, including baby pygmy goats, Nigerian dwarf goats and new baby doll sheep. The petting yard is open weekdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and weekends 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., but guests can feed the animals outside the yard all day. In addition, baby miniature cows, llamas and alpacas have been added to the barnyard. The Children’s Zoo will also feature an updated nursery viewing area, where guests can see a baby aardvark, “Lucy,” the bearcat and “Rocko,” the wallaby and a variety of baby animals throughout the year. The Cincinnati Zoo opens daily at 9 a.m. Regular admission prices are $14/adults, $9/children and seniors (2-12, 62 and older) and children under two are free. Parking is $7. For more information, visit www. cincinnatizoo.org.
BUSINESS UPDATE Buck named fellow of LCA
Matthew K. Buck, a partner in the Litigation Group at Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL, has been named a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). The LCA is an invitationonly, honorary trial lawyer society limited to less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litiga-
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The 133rd Whitacre Reunion – will be Sunday, Aug. 1, at the Sugar Run family grounds on RoachesterOsceola Road in Morrow. All descendants of Martin and Mary Howard Whitacre are encouraged to attend. Plan to gather around 12:30 p.m. with a picnic lunch to share. Lunch begins promptly at 1 p.m. Contact Kathy Whitacre at email@example.com, or 8772731; or Karyn Forman at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 677-9979. The Taylor High School Class of 1990 is having its reunion at 7-11 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 7, at The Mariner's Inn. The cost per person is $35. For more information, contact, Michelle (Holtman) Cordy at 2267609 or email@example.com.
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the CNE alumni committee at firstname.lastname@example.org for a registration form. Sycamore High School Class of 1990 – 20-Year Reunion will be Saturday evening, Aug. 14 at the Oasis in Loveland. For more information and/or tickets please contact Betsy Warzon Rinehart at email@example.com. All Withrow High School graduating classes – recent or long ago, are invited to the first Withrow Tiger Fest from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 21, at Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Ave. This will be an all-class reunion, and a fundraiser for the Withrow music program. Just two Cincinnati schools have a marching band. Withrow can't take its band to “away” events because of the cost of transportation. Cost is $45 for adults 18 and older, $25 for 4-17 year-olds, and free to children 3 and under. Tickets include admission, parking, all-day picnic shelter with catered meal at 4 p.m., access to Sunlite Pool, all rides, playground, games, and all-day free soft drinks. To join in the fun, send check, payable to Tiger Fest c/o Treasurer, to Chairman Benny R. Lane, 9124 Silva Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45251. Include a stamped, self-addressed envelope with names and ages of those attending, plus phone numbers and e-mail address. This event is open to all Withrow graduates and their friends and families. For more information, contact Benny R. Lane at firstname.lastname@example.org , or home phone 513-385-1839, or cell 513-602-7873. Oak Hills High School Class of 1975 – is having its 35-year reunion from 8 p.m. to midnight, Friday, Sept. 3, at Aston Oaks Golf Club. Contact Chuck Eckert at email@example.com for information. Deer Park High School Class of 1970 – is having its 40th reunion Sept. 10 and 11. It starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, there will be a warm-up party at Chicken on the Run in Deer Park. Then at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 11, there will be a picnic and grill-out at the home of Shawn and Penny Sadler, 4753 Kugler Mill Road. For more information or to RSVP, contact Patty Husman 479-4965, or Marc Rouse at 378-9563. Amelia High School Class of 1980 – is having its 30-year reunion from 7:30-11:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 11, at Holiday Inn Eastgate. Cost is $35 per person. Contact Amy Grethel O’Leary at 752-0424, Barb Ramsey Merchant at 4743685 or Robin Ladrigan Iredale at 607-7071. Check out “1980 Amelia High School” on facebook for more information. Goshen High School Class of 1980 – is having its 30th year reunion from 7-11 p.m., Friday, Sept. 24, at Receptions in Loveland. Contact Tina Creekmore Wiley at Twiley88@cinci.rr.con or by calling 265-0165 for more information and to purchase tickets. Deer Park High School Class of 1960 – is having its 50th reunion Sept. 24 and 25. Friday night is the homecoming football game. Alumni can tour the building and attend the game. At. 6 p.m. Saturday, dinner is planned at Double Tree Guest Suites, 6300 E. Kemper Road, Sharonville. For more information, contact Sharon Ellis Neu at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 336-7850. Western Hills High school Class of 1970 – is looking for missing classmates. Classmates should sent contact information to: Bill Rothan or Sue Wilson at email@example.com, or call 2872341. The reunion is planned for early October of this year. Princeton High School Class of 1965 – is having its 45th reunion Friday and Saturday, Sept. 10-11. For details, e-mail Sue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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