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Greenhills has new council clerk
By Heidi Fallon
It’s a job with which Kathy Lives has just a bit of experience. Lives is putting the 25 years she worked as Forest Park Clerk of Council to work as the new Greenhills council clerk. She replaces Joy Hoffmann, who served for more than 20 years. Lives has one meeting under
belt and said it’s good to be back doing what she loves. “Greenhills is a wonderful community and they have so much going on Lives right now,” Lives said, settling in at her new desk in council chambers. “When I retired from Forest
Park, my husband was planning to retire and we had lot of plans, but then his was postponed. “I like working with councils and legislation.” Her track record proves it. Lives is past president of the Ohio Municipals Clerks Association and past president of the National Association of Parliamentarians local chapter. She’s also a professional registered parliamentarian and contin-
ues to study legislative procedures. “It’s important to study and refresh yourself,” she said. “I really enjoy it.” When she’s not planning trips with her husband, David, Lives said she loves puttering about in her garden. The couple live in Forest Park and have three children and 10 grandchildren. Her salary will be $3,064 a year.
NCH man shares the feeling of music By Heidi Fallon firstname.lastname@example.org
As a youngster, Joe Hollmann loved cranking up his parents’ hi-fi and listening to a record of spirited Wurlitzer organ music. “That’s really what did it for me,” Hollmann, now 59, said. “It really is a bug that gets you.” Hollmann is so passionate about his love of pipe organs, particularly theater organs that used to pump out background music for silent films, that he bought his own. His 1927 Wurlitzer pipe organ, one of four in the country, takes up most of the basement of his North College Hill home. Settling down on the bench to demonstrate his self-taught music abilities, Hollmann said playing the organ is way of relieving stress. Hollmann recently invited folks at the Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired to his home for a Feel the Music session. He and Larry Klug, technology director for the center, came up with the idea together.
Joe Hollmann tickles the authentic ivories of his 1927 Wurlitzer pipe organ that takes most of the basement in his North College Hill home.
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Barbara Liszniewski demonstrates her pipe organ prowess during a visit to the home of Joe Hollmann, North College Hill. Blind since birth, the Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired consumer said she is the only member of the Cincinnati Chapter of the American Guild of Organists who is blind.
Klug was helping Hollmann and the Ohio Valley Chapter of American Theater Organ Society with its website. Hollmann is the president of the group. “It sounded like a wonderful way for people who are blind and with vision problems to actually feel the music and experience the sound of a pipe organ,” Hollmann said. Two of the center consumers, Mike Horn and Barbara Liszniewski, are musicians themselves. “I have a small digital music studio and I was really interested in learning more about pipe organs, especially those used in theaters,” Horn said. Liszniewski said she’s been playing the organ since she was 15. She also said that as far as she knows, she is the only blind member of the Cincinnati Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Navigating her way to the organ bench, Liszniewski tried her hand at Hollmann’s prize possession. Standing by the bench, Hollmann said this first-time Feel the Music experience may just require an encore.
Joe Hollmann, right, helps Mike Horn feel a clarinet pipe he plucked from his Wurlitzer organ as he hosted a Feel the Music session for Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
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May 19, 2010
Winton Woods senior headed to West Point For the second year in a row, Winton Woods High School will send a graduating senior to the United States Military Academy at West Point. Asia Hernandez will join Jessica Jordan, a Winton Woods graduate who is currently a freshman at the military academy. Hernandez plans to study international relations and make the military her
career. Hernandez said she has always been interested in attending one of the Hernandez military academies. Her mom, Amy Hernandez, who is a member of the Air National Guard, went into the military when Asia was young.
"I always thought that was what I wanted to do too," said Hernandez. After taking part in West Point's Summer Leaders Seminar last year, Hernandez was even more sure of her decision. The week-long program includes academic classes, military training, physical fitness training and intramural athletics. It gives students the
Township having another giant yard sale By Heidi Fallon email@example.com
Bargain hunters and folks wanting to clean the attic will both be happy to know the community yard sale is coming back to Springfield Township. It will Saturday, June 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Grove banquet hall,
9158 Winton Road, behind township administrative offices. The township is taking registrations for three types of booth rentals. A booth inside is $15, under the shelter outside is $10 and on the grass is $5. Booth space is limited to Springfield Township residents.
Browsing is free and nearly 70 booths are expected. The Citizens Police Academy alumni will be collecting used bikes to fix and donate. Goodwill will collect items left after the event. For more information call 522-1410 or go to springfieldtwp.org.
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Railway Art exhibit by the prominent nationally known artist Margaret Mailly. Her works have been displayed all over the country. Friday May 28 through Monday May 31 – Community Center 9-4pm
Historical display of Revolutionary War ﬂags, uniforms and ﬁrearms. The members of the Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution will be on hand from time to time to answer your questions.
Saturday May 29 – Community Center 1-1:30pm
opportunity to experience cadet life and to see West Point firsthand. Out of 1100 attendees, there were 214 females who took part in SLS last summer, the highest number of females for the program. Hernandez will report June 28 for her first day of cadet basic training. In addition to being ranked eighth in her class, Hernandez's extracurricular
activities include participating in the marching and symphonic bands, varsity ensemble and Student Ambassadors. She is the vice president of the Young Ladies Living Historical Society, which researches and teaches others about what it was like to live during the Civil War. She also is a camp counselor and has volunteered at the Freestore Foodbank,
Drop Inn Center and in her church nursery. She was in Haiti in January on a mission trip when the country was struck by an earthquake. Hernandez was recommended for appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point by Rep. Steve Driehaus. She is the daughter of Amy Hernandez and Mike Roberts of Greenhills.
Winton Woods students ‘StEP’ up By Rob Dowdy firstname.lastname@example.org
While the national economy is still struggling, the economies of some schools are bustling. Students from Winton Woods Elementary School, along with students from 14 other schools, converged on the University of Cincinnati campus to participate in this year’s StEP Market Madness event. StEP – for Student Enterprise Program – is a partnership between the university and local school districts that teaches students about financial responsibility and the economy. Students at Winton Woods schools earn WarriorBucks with good attendance and good behavior. They can then spend them on products made by other classes. During the program, classes of students from Winton Woods Intermediate and Elementary schools brought their wares to sell to other schools.
Winton Woods sixth-grader Mariah Campbell initials a customer’s “debit card” after he makes a purchase at her class’s booth. Students in the event make items in hopes of selling them to students from other schools and classes. Jaclyn Smith, marketing manager with the University of Cincinnati, said 1,300 students from 15 local schools advertised and sold their products in the campus’s recreation center. Each student was given a “debit card” to make purchases. Janet Harden, science teacher at Winton Woods Intermediate School, said students in her class made Shrinky Dinks, which expand into various shapes when wet. She said students grew found of the items when they made
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them during class. “They fell in love with it,” Harden said, noting the students made more than 150 to sell. Sixth-grader Mariah Campbell and her class made bookmarks to sell to the other schools. To entice customers to purchase the bookmarks, she said several were marked, and customers purchasing the specially-marked items were given a prize. Despite the incentive, Campbell was confident her class could make sales. “Everybody likes to read,” she said.
Saturday May 29 – Community Center 3-3:30pm
Patrick Henry will talk of his activities during the War and his famous “Give me liberty, or give me death”
Sunday May 30 – Garden of Patriotism 1pm
Flag raising ceremony in both Colonial Style and Modern Traditional Style. Performed by the American Legion Post 518 and members of the Sons of the American Revolution. Music by the Mt. Healthy High School Band.
Sunday May 30 – Community Center 3-3:30pm
Nationally known historian and author tells about the help Germany and other nations provided during the War.
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Tot battles, beats brain cancer
Joseph Wilson will be displaying photographs from his more than 25 years of taking photos during Summerfair in June.
Forest Park resident to exhibit at Summerfair By Rob Dowdy firstname.lastname@example.org
Forest Park resident Joseph Wilson has been a photographer for more than 25 years, and he’ll be showing his work at Summerfair for the first time this June. Wilson was recently accepted for the annual fair which supports and promotes local artists in Greater Cincinnati. Summerfair, which begins June 4 at Coney Island, features numerous artists and their works. Wilson said this was his first attempt at submitting his work, and he’s ecstatic about being accepted. “It’s one of the best shows in the country,” he said. “I got lucky and got in.” Wilson said his exhibit will feature a cross-section of his long photography career. He said he’s traveled throughout the country taking photographs of unusual
Forest Park resident Joseph Wilson’s photography will be exhibited during this year’s Summerfair.
locales, like the slotted canyons in Arizona. Those photographs, which Wilson called “a photographer’s dream,” offered him a chance to repel down a wire to capture the canyons in the right light. Regardless of what Wilson photographs, he said he always avoids taking shots one might see on a postcard.
His bright yellow T-shirt asks “Got courage?” Tony Merk should substitute the question mark for an explanation mark. The 5-year-old has battled brain cancer since the age of 3. “He told us he had a headache and after several days of not feeling better, we took him to the doctor,” his father, Rick, said. The tumor was diagnosed on Monday and he was in surgery Wednesday. “We didn’t have to time to react,” his father said. Tony only offers a slight shrug when asked about the procedures he’s endured, including radiation, the chemo, MRI sessions and the countless shots to extract stem cells to battle the toll on his immune system. He still has to have an MRI every three months to monitor scar tissue on his spinal cord. “He’s in that tunnel for an hour and a half, staying perfectly still and never complains,” Rick said. “We’ve been so fortunate. We have Children’s Hospital right here so we don’t have to disrupt the family to seek treatment elsewhere,” he said. “We have unbelievable support from friends, family and our St. Ann parish.” Rick and his wife,
Lynne, have three older sons, ages 15, 13 and 9. The whole clan recently spent a week at Disney World, courtesy of the Make a Wish Foundation. To say thanks, as many of the family members as possible planned to walk in the May 15 Walk for Wishes fund raiser. Tony proudly shows off a medal he got for being part of a recent Butterfly Walk for cancer free kids. The bright yellow T-shirt was also a gift for participating. The Merk family tries to support as many of the agencies as they can that have helped them and other children with cancer. Rick said a group called A Kid Again has monthly activities for children like his son. The group publishes a calendar for the families and Tony was picked to highlight the month of September. “I don’t know where he gets his courage and strength,” Rick said watching his son investigate the YMCA lobby while waiting for swimming lessons. Tony just shrugged and smiled when asked. “The doctors said he has no restrictions so he plays T-ball and soccer and loves taking the swim lessons. “He can even play football someday.” But, that’s someday and there’s a big pool waiting and no question about courage needs to be asked.
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It might have been a record-setting day in Finneytown May 8. A count of 235 people entered the new empty pool at Powel Crosley Jr. YMCA and danced to “YMCA” in an attempt to set a Guinness World Record. The dancing was a promotion for the new pool, scheduled to open May 22.
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The record will be for having the most people participate in singing the Village People hit song from the 1970s while in a swimming pool. John Bloomstrom, of Bloomstrom Marketing Advisors, did some research and determined no one has that record. “I just want to have fun,” Bloomstrom said before the attempt. The participants climbed down a ladder into the pool shoeless – so as not to mar
the paint – and lined up in the shallow end. Behind them were a combination of band members from Finneytown, Winton Woods and Wyoming high schools. They provided the music under the direction of Rick Canter, band director at Finneytown High School. There were even two lifeguards with floatation devices just in case. The new pool will be a 50 meters by 25 yards. The Y will have four pools –
Powel Crosley Jr. YMCA Executive Director Cindy Tomaszewski counts the people who danced to “YMCA” in an attempt to enter the Guinness World Records May 8 in the Y in Finneytown. More than 230 people participated in dancing to “YMCA” trying to get the feat into the Guinness World Records. It was a way to promote the May 22 opening a a new pool. with a combined 800,000 gallons of water capacity. “This lets us offer more aquatic programs,” Bloomstrom said. “It will give the
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Cindy Tomaszewski, executive director of the Powel Crosley Jr. YMCA in Finneytown, uses a bullhorn to give instructions to the YMCA dancers May 8 at the Y. More than 230 people participated in dancing to “YMCA” trying to get the feat into the Guinness World Records. If the Y wants to try again it will be a wet try. The pool will start to be filled this week.
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Fifth-graders at Whitaker Elementary in Finneytown spent two months planning, designing, constructing and landscaping bridges, only to watch them collapse in a contest to see which could bear the most weight. They researched bridge history, and studied physics and science lessons for the effects of compression and tension on bridges, and the materials from which they are made. The students’ bridges were made from popsicle sticks. Lilly Earlywine and Isabelle Matheny look on as Coby Stump adds sand to his bridge.
SCHOOL NOTES Members of the McAuley and La Salle vocal ensembles earned superior/gold ratings in the Music Festival-Festival Disney competition in Orlando. They competed in the show choir, mixed concert choir, women’s choir and men’s choir categories, earning scores were in the 90s for every event and from every adjudicator. Members of the McAuley vocal ensemble are Anna Marie Albanese, Emily Bates, Stephanie Bates, Jessica Beiersdorfer, Anna Betsch, Hayley Cole, Kelsey Copes, Catie Murray, Katie Newsom, Carley Powell, Allison Smith, Kaylyn von Korff, Megan Whitacre, Dorsey Ziller and Emily Ziller. Members of the La Salle vocal ensemble are Jessie Back, John Burger, Alex Cornelius, Billy Enderle, Derek Harper, Andrew Hessler, Joseph Keckeis, Tyler Kuhlman, Andrew Lonneman, Kris Richmond, Stephen Rieger, Zachary Ruble, Garrett Webb, Jeff Weierman and Andrew Weisbach. The student accompanist is La Salle student Mitch Miller. The combined choirs are directed by Mary White of McAuley and Cindy Webb of La Salle.
Demetrius Selby earned a gold medal and was third in the state in the dining room attendant category of the state Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America competition. He also won a $400 scholarship from Hocking College and a $2,000 scholarship from Sullivan University. Selby, a Winton Woods High School student, is a junior in the culinary arts program. Mount Healthy High School student Leah Brock won a silver medal in the hotel linen operations category. She is a student in the hotel operations program.
Winton Woods High School
Senior Mohammad Ahmad Shafi was chosen as Channel 9 Student of the Week for the week of April 26. He is ranked third in his class with a 4.76 grade-point average, His classes include advanced placement calculus, AP physics, AP American history and AP English. A native of Pakistan, Shafi was one of 22 Shafi Cincinnati area high school students selected for Procter & Gamble's Resident Scholars program in 2008. Through the program, students learn about Procter & Gamble, its business and products, as well as networking skills. He is a member of the KEY Club, National Honor Society and academic quiz team, and is a Student Ambassador.
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Seventh- and eighth-grade students recently participated in the school’s annual science fair, which highlighted projects in earth, biological and physical sciences.
The grand prize winners were seventhgrader Stormy Caudill and eighth-grader Isaac Busken. Runners-up were seventhgrader Tony Fishwick and eighth-grader Emily Mannira. Seventh-grade winners in each category were: • Earth science – Jared Beiersdorfer, first place; Rodney Parks, second place; and Tosh Ferguson, third place. • Biological science – Caudill, first; Chris Garcia, second; and Matthew Smith, third. • Physical science – Fishwick, first; Lance Johnson, second; and Maria Johnson, third. Alex Kuhn and Jelani Vaughn received honorable mentions. Eighth-grader winners in each category were: • Earth science – Eric Berendt, first place; Antoine Brown, second place; and Grishma Patel, third place. • Biological science – Mannira, first; Jasmine Colvin, second; and A.J. Brandy, third. • Physical science – Busken, first; Tecora Yisrael, second; and Desmond Robinson, third. Rachel Jenkins, Evan Stifel and Marchea Wiley received honorable mentions. • Eighth-graders recently attended the school’s annual career fair. Forty-five volunteer presenters from around the city set up displays and spoke with students about a variety of careers. The volunteers represented fields such as construction, medicine, education, law enforcement, banking, cosmetology, social service, environmental sciences, hotel management, journalism, college athletic coaching and culinary arts. • Band students recently participated in the Ohio Music Education Association District XIV Jr. High Solo & Ensemble Adjudicated Event. Earning superior ratings were: • Kayla Upthegrove, tenor sax solo; • Eighth-grade percussion quartet – Nick George, Adrian Horton, Devin Richard and seventh-grader Jelani Vaughn; • Eighth-grade flute trio – Samantha Christianson, Ciarra Rucker and Rhiannon Sansone; • Eighth-grade trumpet trio – Isaac Busken, Erik Hamilton and Kendiel Young; • Seventh-grade snare trio – Jared Beiersdorfer, Jelani Vaughn and Michael Webster; • Eighth-grade saxophone quartet – Allison Holtman, Ayana Phelps, Kat Rocklin and Kayla Upthegrove; • Eighth-grade clarinet quartet – Eric Behrendt, Adrian Rankin, Ray Satterwhite and Nehshelle Wright; • Eighth-grade woodwind sextet – Becca Day, Yannie Irby, Sharon Jarmusik, Rachel Jenkins, Jordan Leary and Ciarra Rucker; • Seventh- and eighth-grade trombone quartet – TyJaye Capell, Jasmine Colvin, Tiffany Hudson and Jesse Rengers; • Seventh-grade saxophone quartet – Kendra Jackson, Josh Kerobo, Justin Kerobo and Morgan Strupe; • Eighth-grade clarinet quartet – Leslie Brock, Mya Harlan, Sharon Jarmusik and Kori Sanders; • Seventh-grade clarinet quartet – Adrian Jones, Kiara Ramsey, Eduardo Santiago and Josh Wilson. Receiving excellent ratings were:
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• Becca Day, bassoon solo; • Eighth-grade woodwind trio – Becca Day, Jordan Leary and Ciarra Rucker; • Seventh-grade trumpet quartet – Jina James, Lance Johnson, Maria Johnson and Nick Purdin; • Seventh- and eighth-grade brass quartet – Anthony Bingle, Rachel Jenkins, Nick Purdin and Jesse Rengers; • Eighth-grade brass quintet – Isaac Busken, Jasmine Colvin, Erik Hamilton, Yannie Irby and Martin Jones; • Seventh-grade flute trio – Jazmine Edwards, Alexis Ross and Chantelle Thompson; • Seventh-grade clarinet trio – Dayshana Bradley, Kiara Ramsey and Maya Wilmont; • Eighth-grade clarinet quartet – Emma Byrd, Dana Dawson, Skylar Day and Laura Sneed; • Seventh-grade low brass ensemble – Sarai Dean, Tiffany Hudson, Austin Jones, Keryn Lumpkin-Lomax and Chiara Meier; • Seventh-grade trumpet trio – Anthony Bingle, Ryan Capal and Chris Garcia; • Seventh- and eighth-grade flute choir – Alexis Bostick, Amber Carney, Samantha Christianson, Tiffany Doucette, Jazmine Edwards, Taylor Hagens, Lauren Harvey, Alexis Ross, Ciarra Rucker, Rhiannon Sansone, Chantelle Thompson and Diamond Thompson. Anna Clark, Jennifer Owen, Hayley Perkins and Jordan Randolph performed for comments only due to members missing from their groups. “Special recognition goes to seventhgraders Tiffany Hudson, Jelani Vaughn and Morgan Strupe, who filled in for absent students and in most cases sight read the music,” said band director Kara Barbee. “Their strong character and excellent musicianship not only allowed the three ensembles to perform for a rating, but each of the ensembles earned superior ratings.”
Winton Woods Primary North education is achieved through the and Winton Woods Primary South tireless efforts of our parents, will welcome new principals for teaching staff, student body and the community working as partthe 2010-2011 school year. Principals Claire Crook at Pri- ners. My goal as the principal of mary North and Linda Giuliano of Primary South is to provide a safe and orderly environment where Primary South are retiring. Kathryn Klei will be the princi- students are challenged academipal at Winton Woods Primary cally and their lives are enhanced North. Klei earned a bachelor of socially,” said Bray. Crook said it has been a pleasscience in education from Miami University and two master’s ure working with the board of degrees – one in curriculum and education members, teachers, instruction and one in educational staff and parents. “I will especially leadership – from the University of miss the boys and girls who are really the reason Cincinnati. I have worked Klei’s most recent Kathryn Klei will be the for so many job was a concurrent said role as the assistant principal at Winton years,” Crook. principal at Woods Primary North and Giuliano Sharonville and Tonya R. Bray will be the began her time Springdale elemenWinton tary schools in the principal at South. with Woods City Princeton City School Schools as a District. Klei has been a teacher at Springdale Ele- first-grade teacher at Lakeside Elementary, Bethany School and St. mentary School (now Winton Woods Primary South). Gabriel Consolidated School. She was also a teacher at ForTonya R. Bray will be the principal at Winton Woods Primary est View Elementary, an instrucSouth. Bray received her bachelor tional specialist at Cameron Park of science in finance at Wilberforce and Forest View Elementary University and her master of edu- Schools, and principal at Kemper cation degree from the University Heights Elementary School. She became principal of Lakeside Eleof Cincinnati. Her most recent job was princi- mentary School 17 years ago. After many years in education pal at Rees E. Price Academy in the Cincinnati Public School Dis- with Columbus City Schools, trict. She has been with Cincinnati Crook came to the Winton Woods Public Schools for 11 years as a district to finish her career. She was the principal at building administrator, district reading coordinator, data manager Cameron Park Elementary School before moving to Winton Woods and language arts teacher. “I truly believe a world-class Primary North.
Winton Woods Primary North
Bagpipe player Joe Foster, who plays with the United States Coast Guard Pipes and Drums, recently performed for students after they spent time learning about the instrument. Music teacher Megan Barclay said the students had seen a bagpipe in class, had the parts of the instrument explained to them, and had heard what it sounds like, so they were looking forward to hearing the bagpipes played. Foster has played the bagpipes for 40 years.
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The school is one step closer to the new outdoor sculpture that will be created at the school now that the design for piece has been chosen. Art teacher Katie Forney said students and staff voted on two different designs and selected one that shows the earth with one child at the top of the world helping two friends up onto the top. She said the idea for the sculpture stemmed from the late pop artist Keith Haring. The outdoor sculpture is being created by The Glass Hand with a $2,500 grant from the Winton Woods Education Foundation.
Winton Woods Elementary School earned a first-place award for local impact at the elementary-age level at the Global Youth Service Day. The team was recognized for the Warriors Give Back program at the Student Enterprise Warrior Marketplace and the Gifted and Talented Education school beautification project. At the marketplace, a partnership with the University of Cincinnati’s Center for Economics Research and Education, students’ Warriorbucks donations raised money for Toys for Tots and the International Agape Mission’s relief efforts in Haiti. For the beautification project, students raised funds and completing a service learning project to improve the landscaping features in the front of the school. The students each received a certificate and pin while the school received a $250 mini-grant. Pictured from left are Nick Kress, Kenny Greer, Makaila Ware and Ramiro Sotelo.
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This week in baseball
• Monroe beat Mount Healthy 11-1 in five innings, May 10. • North College Hill was defeated by Ripley 15-5 in six innings in the Division III Sectional, May 10. • St. Xavier beat Loveland 10-0 in six innings, May 10. St. X’s Dalle was the winning pitcher, and Chris Rutz hit a grand slam and had four RBI. • Roger Bacon beat Norwood 8-2, May 11, in the Division II Sectional. Roger Bacon’s Jason Light was the winning pitcher, and was 3-4 at bat with three RBI. Roger Bacon advances to play McNicholas, May 13. • Lakota West beat Winton Woods 12-2, May 11. • St. Xavier beat Glen Este 10-7, May 11, in the Division I Sectional. St. X’s winning pitcher as Jake Sambrookes, and Chad Sudbrack was 2-3, hit a double, scored a homerun and had six RBI. • McNicholas beat Roger Bacon 5-4 in 12 innings in Division II Sectionals, May 13. Roger Bacon’s Nathan Sketch hit a double and had two RBI. • La Salle beat Kings 4-3 in 11 innings in Division I Sectionals, May 13. La Salle’s Joel Feldkamp was the winning pitcher, and Zach Dillman was 2-6 with two RBI. La Salle advances to play Loveland, May 20. • Hamilton beat Aiken 12-0 in five innings in Division I Sectionals, May 13. • St. Xavier beat Little Miami 4-2 in Division I Sectionals, May 13. St. X’s Joe Gellenbeck was the winning pitcher, and Guetle was 3-4. No. 17 St. X advances to the sectional finals to face No. 7 Oak Hills Thursday, May 20, at Western Hills at 5 p.m. If victorious, St. X advances to the district finals to face the winner of No. 4 La Salle vs. No. 11 Loveland Saturday, May 22, at Western Hills at 2 p.m. • Lakota West beat Mt. Healthy 14-1 in five innings in Division I Sectionals, May 13. • Finneytown beat Wyoming 9-2 in Division II Sectionals, May 13. Finneytown’s Michael Deitsch was the winning pitcher, and was 3-3 at bat with two runs, and RBI and two doubles. Finneytown beat No. 2 New Richmond 15-7 May 14. No. 7 Finneytown advances to the sectional finals to face No. 4 Bethel-Tate Thursday, May 20, at Turpin at 5 p.m. If victorious, Finneytown advances to face the winner of Ross and Bellbrook Saturday, May 22, at Mason at 2 p.m.
This week in softball
• Finneytown beat St. Bernard 17-8, May 8. Finneytown’s winning pitcher was Jessica Kathman, and Alex Voland was 3-5, scored a homerun, and had two RBI. • McAuley beat Winton Woods 10-0 in five innings in the Division I Sectional, May 10. McAuley’s Kayla Owens pitched 11 strikeouts, and Maria Meyer hit a double and had two RBI. McAuley advances to play Mount Notre Dame, May 12. • Reading beat Roger Bacon 4-3 in the Division III Sectional, May 10. Roger Bacon’s Kassee Florea was 23 and hit a double. • Kings beat Finneytown 10-0 in Division II Sectionals, May 11. • Mount Notre Dame beat McAuley 6-0, May 13, in Division I Sectionals. • New Richmond beat Mt. Healthy 19-0 in five innings, May 13, in Division II Sectionals.
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Lancers win GCL-South track title, again By Tony Meale
For the fourth time in the last five years – and the 14th time since 1992 – the La Salle High School track team has won the Greater Catholic League South division championship. “Winning the GCL is one of our goals each and every year,” head coach Frank Russo said. La Salle, which hosted the meet May 12 and 14, totaled 106 points. St. Xavier (77.5), Elder (48) and Moeller (24.5) finished second through fourth, respectively. Among the event winners for La Salle were Ethan Bokeno (800, 1:57.85), Travis Hawes (1,600, 4:26.29; 3,200, 9:45.64), Ray Claytor (high jump, 6-4), Chris Fisbeck (long jump, 21-1.75), Rodriguez Coleman (110 hurdles, 14.84) and Andrew Silber (pole vault, 15-0). La Salle also won the 4x800 relay (8:00.95). A league title is the latest firstplace finish for the Lancers, which have also won – among others – the Legends Classic, the LaRosa Track and Field Classic and the Roosevelt Memorial, which they last won in
1995. “We’ve had a great year – really, an outstanding year,” Russo said. “This group is one of my best groups ever.” Russo credited a trio of seniors – Fisbeck, Claytor and Cameron Cole – for their leadership. “They’ve really stepped up not only in practice but also on meet days,” Russo said. Juniors Hawes and Bokeno, meanwhile, have been nearly untouchable. “Travis is undefeated in the 1,600 since the Coaches’ Classic, (which was) about the third week of the season,” Russo said. “He’s maintained his health all year, and it’s really paid off. He’s running with tremendous confidence, and he’s much more focused than I’ve ever seen him. He’s putting it all together.” The same can be said for Bokeno. “He’s really come alive in the 800,” Russo said. “He’s running with more confidence than I’ve ever seen before. You’re not going to find a nicer, more passionate athlete than Ethan.” Other top contributors include Dennis Rapien, Jaleel Hytchye,
Tyrin Nelson, Cam Pankey, Daniel Scott, Matt Farrell, Jesse Beck, Alex Thiery and Dwight Hill. “Dwight is a product of hard work and dedication and great leadership,” Russo said. “He’s been a huge part of our success.” This depth allowed La Salle, which won league titles from 20062008 before finishing second to Elder last year, to regain conference supremacy. “Last year was an anomaly,” Russo said. “We sustained a great deal of injuries from top to bottom. I felt we had a little better team (than Elder) entering (last) season, but it shows you have to be able to stay healthy.” La Salle, which won the league from 1992 to 2000, holds the record for most consecutive GCL titles – a mark that dates back to 1932. The Lancers now prepare for the Division I district tournament, which will be held at Winton Woods May 19 and 21. Russo said his team’s goal is to win districts, contend for a regional title and then advance as many athletes as possible to state. Russo, who began his tenure at La Salle in 1985, has six
top-five finishes at state on his resume, including a state title in 1994. The Lancers finished second in 2008. "We look at winning a state title as a two- to three-year process,” Russo said. “Advancing athletes to the state championship, exposing them to the depth of talent, the air of intensity, the 10,000 fans – (those) can be mental and emotional adjustments.” Russo pointed to recent history to support his qualify-as-juniors and win-as-seniors philosophy. La Salle had two state champions in 2008: Chandler Burden (shot put and discus), who became the first Southwest Ohio athlete to ever win both throwing events, and DeVier Posey (400), who is currently a wide receiver at Ohio State. Burden and Posey both qualified to state as juniors; Burden finished seventh in the shot and did not advance to the finals in discus, while Posey did not advance to the finals in the 400. The following year they were state champions. “I think we’re a year away from contending for a state title,” Russo said. “But getting to the state meet is a huge accomplishment.”
Progress not measured in wins for NCH softball By Tony Meale email@example.com
Finishing a season 3-13 – which is what the North College Hill softball team did following a 15-5 loss to Mariemont in the opening round of the playoffs May 10 – would leave most coaches feeling disheartened. But not Bruce Baarendse. “We’re still very young; we had one senior (Tanielle Johnson), two juniors (Theresa Carmichael and Chelsea Livingston) and the rest were sophomores and freshmen,” Baarendse explained. “So I wouldn’t say we struggled. We actually improved a lot.” Leading the team were sophomores Paige Thomason (3B) and Rachel Zapf (P), both of whom hit nearly .500. Thomason also led the team in doubles, triples and home runs, while Zapf led the team in hits. Also assuming large roles were junior outfielder Chelsea Livingston, who led the team with 28 RBIs, sophomore Valencia Stallings, who hit nearly .400, and Theresa Carmichael, whose 37 stolen bases were among the most in the city. “We hit the ball much better this year and didn’t strike out as much,” Baarendse said. The Lady Trojans began the year with a 4-2 win
North College Hill sophomore catcher Stephanie Pierman gets ready to take a pitch against Mariemont in the sectional tournament game on May 10.
North College Hill’s Rachael Zapf gets ready to run from second base in a sectional game against Mariemont May 10. NCH fell to the Warriors 15-5. over St. Bernard before losing four straight to New Miami, Cincinnati Christian, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy and Cincinnati Country Day; three of those losses were by 10 runs or more. NCH then won two of its next three, with 13-8 and
37-2 wins over Seven Hills and Aiken, respectively, to move to 3-5. The Lady Trojans, however, closed the year on an eight-game losing streak. “We have to get better defensively,” Baarendse said. “The games we won – or came close to winning –
were the games we played good defense.” Baarendse did credit the defensive play of sophomores Marie White (OF) and Stephanie Pierman (C). “Marie is one of the best defensive outfielders in the league,” he said. “And we really didn’t have anyone at catcher, but Stephanie stepped into that role nicely.” Other contributors included Rhonda Baldwin, Kaylee Bowman, Elizabeth Carney, Joel Earl, Patty Gallarod, Zaire Hopgood, Zhane Hopgood, Abolo
Janay, Brianna Lampley and Brianna Thomason. Baarendse hopes another year of experience will make his team more competitive in the Miami Valley Conference, in which the Lady Trojans went 2-8. Nevertheless, Baarendse said his team displayed a positive attitude all season. The boys' team, meanwhile, fell 15-5 to Ripley in the opening round of the tournament May 10 to finish the season 0-14. Head coach Brant Trabel could not be reached for comment.
Young Warriors softball team makes progress By Mark Chalifoux firstname.lastname@example.org
The Winton Woods High School softball team made a lot of progress in the 2010 season, even if it isn’t readily apparent in the team’s 220 record. “Our record doesn’t indicate the success we achieved. The girls really made a lot of progress and developed great team chemistry,” head coach Jeff Merrill said. “Our enthusiasm is high going into next year.”
Part of the reason for the enthusiasm heading into the offseason is because the Warriors bring back their entire team. The roster was made up of five juniors and six freshmen this season, so part of the adjustment the team made was gaining experience for the younger girls. “They had a great attitude and worked hard to make varsity. I knew they had the mental toughness to keep working through tough spots to become better players.”
Merrill said the team knew there would be some bumps in the road this season. “We knew we’d take our lumps but we looked at this as a season to grow and get better and these girls never quit and never gave up. They kept working hard every day to get better,” he said. The team was led by junior centerfielder Katie Sherman. She led the team in batting average, hitting .425, and in hits, with 28. Another junior, Staci Sneed,
who was injured early in the season, helped provide leadership along with Sherman. “They both started as freshmen so they could really relate to our younger kids. They were like big sisters to the freshmen and provided great leadership for us,” Merrill said. Cassie Yery and Taylor Kinley, two freshmen, made tremendous strides this season, according to Merrill. “They just got better every day,” he said. They finished as the No. 2 and
No. 3 hitters on the team. Merrill said the team has a really strong work ethic and hates losing, and that working on the mental part of the game will take them to the next level. “They have a lot of basics down but they need to think about situations more. That will be the big challenge to continue to improve, that and our run production,” he said. “If we keep getting better every day, the success will show up in the win column.”
Sports & recreation This week in boysâ€™ volleyball
â€˘ Roger Bacon beat Mason 25-9, 25-18, 25-10, May 10. â€˘ Elder beat La Salle 2520, 25-16, 17-25, 25-14, May 11.
This week in track
â€˘ Winton Woods boys placed fifth in the Rod Russell Invitational, May 8. St. Xavier placed 10th. Winton Woodsâ€™ David Hampton won the long jump at 20 feet, 10.5 inches, and Avery Cunningham won the 300 meter hurdles in 38.58. â€˘ Winton Woods girls placed 11th in the Rod Russell Invitational, May 8. â€˘ Roger Bacon boys placed second in the GCL Central Meet, May 12, after six events. Roger Baconâ€™s Gavin Schumann won the high jump at 6 feet, 2 inches, and James Long won the long jump at 19 feet, 2.25 inches. â€˘ La Salle boys placed first after six events in the GCL South Meet, May 12. St. Xavier placed second. La Salleâ€™s Ray Claytor won the high jump at 6 feet, 4 inches; Chris Fisbeck won the long jump at 21 feet, 1.75 inches; La Salle won the 4x800 meter relay in 8:00.95; and Andrew Silber won the pole vault at 15 feet. St. Xâ€™s Schneiber won the discus at 144 feet, 11 inches. â€˘ North College Hill boys placed third in the Miami Valley Conference Championship, May 12. NCHâ€™s LaMar Hargrove won the 100 meter in 11 minutes, and the 200 meter in 22.9; NCH won the 4x100 meter relay in 44.9, and the 4x800 meter relay in 9:11.9; and NCHâ€™s Pruitt won the shot put at 43 feet, 2 inches. â€˘ McAuley girls placed second in the GGCL Scarlet meet, May 12. McAuley won the 4x800 meter relay in 9:38.15; and Lundyn Thompson won the sot put at 35 feet, 8 inches, and the discus at 123 feet, 3 inches. â€˘ Roger Bacon girls placed second in the GGCL Gray Central Meet, May 12. Roger Baconâ€™s Eboni Rall won the long jump at 15 feet, 2 inches. â€˘ North College Hill girls placed sixth in the Miami Valley Conference Championship, May 12. â€˘ Anderson boys tied in first place with Winton Woods in the FAVC Buckeye Division Championship, May 13. Winton Woodsâ€™ Juan Glover won the 400 meter in 49.31; Avery Cunningham won the 110 meter hurdles in 15.06, and the 300 meter hurdles in 38.81; Winton Woods won the 4x100 meter relay in 43.81, the 4x200 meter relay in 1:31.02 and the 4x400 meter relay in 3:29.25. â€˘ Aiken boys placed seventh in the CMAC Championships, May 13. Aikenâ€™s Shaven Nelms won the 300 meter hurdles in 41.61. â€˘ Aiken girls placed fifth in the CMAC Championships, May 13. Aiken won the 4x200 meter relay in 1:46.68.
the St. Edward Invitational, May 9. In the finals, St. Xâ€™s Ryan Bandy beat West Lakeâ€™s Buffington 6-4, 6-0; Hirsch Matani beat St. Johnâ€™s Micker 6-1, 6-0; Ed Broun and Devin Bostick beat Hooverâ€™s Albertson and Shillig 6-0, 7-5. â€˘ Turpin beat La Salle 4-1, May 11. La Salleâ€™s Anthony Heckle and Josh Moellman beat Allen and Knoll 6-3, 6-2. La Salle falls to 6-11 with the loss. â€˘ Winton Woodsâ€™ Darrell Sawyer was defeated by Lakota Eastâ€™s Zack Mueck 64, 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the singles competition of the Division I Sectionals, May 12. â€˘ In the singles quarterfinals of the Division I Sectional Tournament, May 13. St. Xavierâ€™s Ryan Bandy beat Walnut Hillsâ€™ St. John-Fausz 6-0, 6-0; Devin Bostick beat Elderâ€™s James 6-4, 6-1 and Hirsch Matani beat Turpinâ€™s Wilke 6-3, 6-3. Walnut Hillsâ€™ Lerner beat St. Xavierâ€™s Matani 6-3, 6-3 in the semifinals. In the finals of singles, Bandy defeated Matani 6-1, 62. Bostick finished third after defeating Lerner 7-6, 6-4. â€˘ In the doubles quarterfinals of the of the Division I Sectional Tournament, May 13, St. Xavierâ€™s Sean Bandy and Jay Fovel beat Northwestâ€™s Aho and Nguyen 6-0, 61; and Ed Braun and Eric Naugle beat Walnut Hillsâ€™ Manavalan and Hingler 6-1, 6-1. â€˘ St. Xavier beat Mason 50, May 12, in round four of the State Team Tournament. Ryan Bandy beat Cepeda 6-0, 6-1; Sean Bandy beat Mostowy 60, 6-1; Hirsch Matani beat Heim 6-1, 6-0; Sodel and Eric Naugle beat Maxim and Hsu 6-1, 6-1; Ed Broun and Joe Speier beat Waters and D. Speier 6-1, 6-1. St. X advances to 20-0 with the win.
Slinger collects win No. 600
The St. Xavier High School baseball team celebrated the 600th career win of head coach Bill Slinger following the Bombersâ€™ 10-7 win over Glen Este in the opening round of the playoffs May 11. Coaches in blue are (left to right): Bill Freudiger, Don DiGiacomo, Mike Haskins, Bill Slinger, Phil Reichle and Joe Moloney. Slinger, who is in the midst of his 34th season at St. X and 39th as a high school head coach, has averaged 18 wins per season for the Bombers. He has led St. X to 10 league titles, eight district titles and one Division I state championship, which he won in 2003.
This week in lacrosse
â€˘ Indian Hill girls beat McAuley 18-13, May 10. McAuleyâ€™s Megan Kaake made four goals; Lindsey Trischler made six goals and Kelly Rogers, Nikki Sifri and
Leslie Lohbeck made one goal each. McAuleyâ€™s Liz Ceddia made 12 saves. â€˘ St. Xavier boys beat Moeller 9-3, May 12. St. Xâ€™s Carroll scored three goals; Brown scored two goals; and
Hill, Buczek, Sabert and Hubbard scored one goal each.
St. X advances to 11-6 with the win.
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What are your memories of your high school prom? “Not very pleasant. I was a skinny kid from a poor family in a small town, in a small parochial high school, and I wasn’t a jock, nor was I particularly good with girls. So I didn’t really plan to go to the prom. “However, the nun in charge of these things decided that she was going to assemble all the boys and girls who didn’t have prom dates in the gym, have them face each other, and pick a date. “It’s been too many years, so I can’t remember if we were just to pick the girl across from us or not, but I think that’s what it was. “My date is now a nun herself.” B.B. “I didn’t go – the whole formal dance concept just didn’t appeal to me. On the night of my senior prom I went to the movies with my boyfriend – who for the past 38 years has been my husband. “And we would still rather go to the movies than to a formal dinner or dance!” J.S.B. “I have very distinct memories of my high school prom because I took two different girls! “It was a two-day event: the first day was the dance, and the next was a boat ride. Traditionally, the same girl went to both. “By the time prom came up, I had decided I wanted to date another girl I had met. I can chalk
Next question Should a U.S. Supreme Court justice nominee have judicial experience? Why? Why not? Every week The Hilltop Press asks readers a question they can reply to via e-mail. Send your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org with Chatroom in the subject line. this up to high school immaturity, but I broke up with girlfriend No. 1 after taking her to the prom dance, and started dating girlfriend No. 2 by going on the boat ride the next day, never missing a beat. “I can remember how surprised and amazed all my friends were because nobody did that! “It was a terrible thing to do, but I was 17. “Needless to say, I also broke up with girlfriend No. 2 and married someone totally different. “Many years later I still feel badly that I did what I did. Carol, if you’re out there, I am so sorry!” R.H. “A really great time with a really neat date. My school was small so everyone knew everyone else and we always had great times together. “I hope to see some of them when I attend my 50th graduation reunion next month.” B.N. “Prom? Weird dress, painful shoes, no sleep, nice date.” L.A.D.
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Three Finneytown High School students recently played with the Cincinnati Youth Symphony Orchestra. The CYSO is made up of students in ninth through 12th grades from more than 30 high schools in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. The orchestra is dedicated to the cultivation of talent and provides outstanding young instrumentalists the opportunity to perform repertoire not normally available through their school music programs. Pictured from left are junior Tim Ovia and senior Molly Hickey, who both play the violin, and junior Zack Stump, who plays the clarinet. This is being rerun because Molly Hickey was misidentified in last week’s Hilltop Press.
The law may not protect against sports violence The lacrosse teams of the Ohio State University and Ashland University were locked in a very contentious game. Towards the end, an Ohio State player intercepted a pass and fired the ball in for a goal. At this time he was “bodychecked” from behind by Ashland defender William Kynast, who then stood over the downed player while taunting him. An Ohio State teammate, Brian Hanson, grabbed Kynast from behind in a bear hug. Kynast instantly flipped Hanson over his back, causing him to fall headfirst, resulting in quadriplegia. Brain Hanson’s lawyers brought a lawsuit against Ashland University. They argued the coaches’ failure to properly supervise the players, which led to this tragedy. The Supreme Court of Ohio reversed a lower appeals court ruling. They held Hanson assumed the risk of injury when he grabbed Kynast, in protection of his teammate. The highest legal authority in our state ruled that body-contact sports such as lacrosse are inherently combative, and those who participate assume the risk of rough play.
The justices went on to remark that it is difficult to distinguish when a player crosses that thin, perhaps invisible, line which sepaThomas rates assault Gelwicks from permissible aggresCommunity sport siveness. Press guest As catacolumnist strophic as Hanson’s injury was, the court believed Kynast’s intention was not to injure and that his actions were “reflexive and instinctive.” Student athletes strive to make the team and, beyond that, win play time and perhaps school glory. Overpowering others is the essence of what they work to accomplish on the field. At the same time, each is charged with following the rules as well as those vague ideals we characterize as “sportsmanship.” We expect a lot of youths by assuming that, in the heat of battle, they will make split-second decisions in properly conducting themselves. They are expected to demon-
strate behaviors that will place them in that narrow, uncertain zone between “stick up for yourself” and “conduct yourself with decency.” Evaluating intent and determining a proper response are jobs we usually entrust to authority figures. It’s often complex, despite Justice Holmes’ jocular observation that even a dog knows the difference between being kicked and being stumbled over. Congress may debate for weeks the wisdom of a military response. Judges have the luxury of time and settled law in considering situations such as Kynast’s belligerence. Adults engaged in the daily competition to earn a living must tread an ever-moving line in navigating the written and unwritten rules of their workplace. We are expected to be very ambitious – but not too ambitious. A youth playing sports must expect varying degrees of violence. It is up to them to abruptly determine whether to respond and, if so, precisely how. It may be an unreasonable burden, but it is the way of sports and the way of the law. Thomas Gelwicks is an attorney. He lives in Blue Ash.
Blind leap of faith results in many rewards I don’t really know why I am writing this column other than I feel like perhaps someone out there may want to hear this story, or may be on the brink of a similar decision. In 1998 I had a successful insurance career in Brazil, running the Sao Paulo office of a British insurance company. My wife worked for a company some of you may have heard of: Procter & Gamble. Two small kids, a boy and a girl, aged three and five completed the picture. My wife was offered a promotion to move to Caracas, Venezuela. I had to make a difficult decision: should I give up my
career and follow my wife, or put my foot down and demand we stay put? I decided to move and become a stay-at-home father, in a new country. I thought it was a “no brainer” at the time. Our kids were growing up. Our hectic schedules were making spending time with them hard, especially for me: my office was far from home and the job required socializing after hours and travel. When we arrived in Venezuela my son came down with meningitis within five days (he had contracted the incubating virus back in Brazil). I quickly learned a few sharp lessons. First, I no longer
had an assistant! It was on me. Secondly, this was a far more demanding job than my former career. To begin with when you work on raising kids, it’s not like a work project. If it does not work out, you don’t get a second chance to make a pitch next year. The result of your work is not measured in money, profit or savings that can be neatly calculated at year end so the company can see what a great job you have done. The result of your work will take years to show up and when it does, it is probably irreversible. The pressure to perform is there every day but you never get daily
feedback from your “projects!” My wife was and is enormously supportive. In retrospect it was a huge leap of faith to give the day-to-day raising of children to someone singularly lacking in experience. She has put up with rants and raves and has gently counseled me if I have gone astray. She has been a true partner in the extraordinarily difficult enterprise of raising healthy, principled and interesting children. OK, so some guys out there are asking, so what did I get out of this? The easy answer is lots of grey hair! Actually I got so much more. I have had a shot at being
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Dayspring Church of God on Smiley Avenue works to raise money for Autism Speaks during the Citywide Yard Sale. Lisa Davis and Yolanda Wess are holding some of the bargains at the church.
Stephanie Johnson and Dana Braxton, on the left, and Alyse Braxton and Carol Belizar look through some of the items up for sale at Dayspring Church of God.
Big yard sale Rain didn’t keep away some people from the Forest Park Citywide yard Sale May 1 – some of it was inside. Here are some of the sellers and shoppers who dodged the raindrops to gather up bargains.
Karen Brown behind her items for sale during the citywide yard sale.
Beth Martin behind her table at the Dayspring Church of God during the yard sale.
The Forest park Women’s Club sponsored the yard sale at the Forest Park Senior Center. Women’s Club members Char Hughes, Ellen Gardella and June Kennedy work the sale.
Stephanie Dodd, Garrett and Carol Fuller, Cheyenne Rain were at Dayspring Church of God during the yrad sale, helping the church raise money for Austism Speaks.
The citywide yard sale went on in between raindrops at Kemper Meadow Park.
Joan Ross looks through puzzles at the Forest Park Senior Center during the city wide yard sale. The Forest Park Women’s Club sponsored the sale at the center.
Dave Wess and Tony Braxton drive around at Dayspring Church of God during the sale. Linda McKeehan (in white) and Lynette Shotts (in purple) browse through clothing at the Forest Park Senior Center.
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The Sassy Reds Chapter of the Red Hat Society organized its yard sale under the shelter at Kemper Meadow Park. Helping were, front from left, Vera Hodges of Forest Park, Gwen Perkins, Margaret Gardenhire; back Row, Jackie Meade, Andrea Warren of Forest Park, Cynthia Lathan, Wanda Williams of Forest Park, and Brenda Williams.
The Forest Park Women’s Club sponsored the yard sale at the Forest Park Senior Center. Three of the women there were, from left, Ellen Gardella, Kay Dorsa and June Kennedy.
May 19, 2010
THINGS TO DO IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD T H U R S D A Y, M A Y 2 0
The May Show, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 7000 Hamilton Ave., Willoughby Art Gallery, Procter Center. Rich and colorful artwork illustrating zest for life by 21 local artists with visual impairments. 522-3860; www.clovernook.org. North College Hill.
CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS
Royal Rounds, 2-4 p.m., Greenhills Community Church Presbyterian, 21 Cromwell Road, Phase III-V round dance club for experienced dancers. Ballroom figures: waltz, two-step, cha cha, rumba, tango and bolero. $6. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. Through Dec. 16. 929-2427. Greenhills. Hamilton County Park District Board of Park Commissioners Meeting, 1 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 5217275. Springfield Township.
Line Dance Class, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Springfield Township Senior and Community Center, 9158 Winton Road, Dancing with Jerry and Kathy Helt, instructors. Wear smooth-soled shoes. No partner dances and no prior dance experience required. $4.321-6776. Springfield Township.
Restore the Core, 6:30-7:30 p.m., New Hope Community Church, 3707 Edgewood Drive, Get ready for summer and bathing suit season. First class is free. $10. 205-9772; www.strollerfit.com. Green Township.
College Hill May Market, 3-6:30 p.m., College Hill Presbyterian Church, 5742 Hamilton Ave., Includes garden bedding plants and other plants, raised garden beds and equipment, baked goods, produce from Madison’s Produce and CSA pick-ups. Presented by College Hill Gardeners. 541-5676; www.collegehillfarmmarket.org. College Hill.
Bike Night, 6-10 p.m., Quaker Steak & Lube, 3737 Stonecreek Blvd., Portion of parking lot reserved for motorcycles only. Includes music, beer, vendors and food. Benefits weekly local charity. Free. 923-9464. Colerain Township. F R I D A Y, M A Y 2 1
The May Show, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 522-3860; www.clovernook.org. North College Hill.
CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS
Cincy A2, 8-10:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1553 Kinney Ave., Advanced level square dance club for experienced dancers. $5. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. Through Dec. 17. 929-2427. Mount Healthy. Ramblin Roses, 8-10:30 p.m., Greenhills Community Church Presbyterian, 21 Cromwell Road, Mainstream and Plus-level square dance club. Recent square dance graduates and experienced dancers welcome. $5. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427; www.so-nkysdf.com. Greenhills.
FOOD & DRINK
Wine Tasting, 5-8 p.m., Piazza Discepoli Wine Merchants & Wine Bar - White Oak, 5872 Cheviot Road, Includes light hors d’oeuvres. $10. 923-1300; www.piazzadiscepoli.com. White Oak.
HEALTH / WELLNESS
Mobile Mammography Unit, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Kroger Finneytown, 8421 Winton Road, Fifteen-minute screenings. Cost varies per insurance plan. Financial assistance available for qualified applicants. Appointment required. Presented by Jewish Hospital. 686-3300. Finneytown.
New Introductory Course on Buddhism, 7-8 p.m., Gaden Samdrupling Buddhist Monastery and Cultural Center, 3046 Pavlova Drive, Resident teachers discuss fundamental principals of Buddhism and meditation for beginners and highlight importance of spirituality in life and way to integrate teachings in daily life. Each session on different subject. Includes Q&A at end of session. Free. 385-7116; www.dgtlmonastery.org. Colerain Township.
MUSIC - RELIGIOUS
Welcome To Nowheresville CD Release, 7:30 p.m., The Underground, 1140 Smiley Ave., With Kelsey Scaggs and Canoes. Doors open 6:30 p.m. $8. 825-8200; www.theug.com. Forest Park.
Fantastic Farm Fridays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Parky’s Farm, 10037 Daly Road, Hands-on educational activities and live demonstrations. Includes goat milking, sheep shearing, vegetable planting and more. Pre-kindergarten through sixth grade. Free, vehicle permit required. Large groups call 521-3276, ext. 100, in advance. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-3276. Springfield Township. S A T U R D A Y, M A Y 2 2
Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Kuliga Park, 6717 Bridgetown Road, Includes leaves, grass clippings, brush, garden waste, tree trunks and tree and shrub prunings. Hamilton County residents only. Commercial businesses and landscapers not eligible to participate in this program. Free. Presented by Hamilton County Environmental Services. 946-7755; www.hamiltoncountyrecycles.org. Green Township. Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Rumpke Sanitary Landfill, 3800 Struble Road, Includes leaves, grass clippings, brush, garden waste, tree trunks and tree and shrub prunings. Hamilton County residents only. Commercial businesses and landscapers not eligible to participate in this program. Free. Presented by Hamilton County Environmental Services. 946-7755; www.hamiltoncountyrecycles.org. Colerain Township.
CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS
Skirts and Shirts Square Dance Club, 7:30-10 p.m., John Wesley United Methodist Church, 1927 W. Kemper Road, One of Cincinnati’s oldest square dance clubs. Formerly Hayloft Club. $5. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427; www.sonkysdf.com. Springfield Township.
ACT Brief Prep for Busy Teens, 12:30-3 p.m., Academic Insights, 5730 Squirrel’s Nest Lane, Prepare to take ACT test. Learn format and strategies. Class limited to 12 students. Ages 11-12. $75. Registration required. 385-5196; www.academicinsights.com. Dunlap. SAT Brief Prep for Busy Teens, 9-11:30 a.m., Academic Insights, 5730 Squirrel’s Nest Lane, Prepare for SAT test. Learn format and strategies for success. Class limited to 12 students. Ages 11-12. $75. Registration required. 385-5196; www.academicinsights.com. Dunlap.
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FOOD & DRINK
Private Barrel Tasting and Wine Sampling, 2:30-4 p.m., Burnet Ridge Winery, 6721 Richard Ave., Sample five new releases with Winemaker Chip Emmerich. Gourmet cheese and bread included. $20. Reservations required. Presented by O’Bryan’s Wines and Fine Liquors. 683-2082; e-mail email@example.com; http://www.facebook.com/pages/LovelandOH/OBryans-Wine-and-FineLiquors/187446888570. North College Hill.
MUSIC - RELIGIOUS
The Clutter, 7:30 p.m., The Underground, 1140 Smiley Ave., With Etta Avenue, Katie Low and One38. Doors at 6:30 p.m. $8. 825-8200; www.theug.com. Forest Park. S U N D A Y, M A Y 2 3
Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Kuliga Park, Free. 9467755; www.hamiltoncountyrecycles.org. Green Township. Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Rumpke Sanitary Landfill, Free. 946-7755; www.hamiltoncountyrecycles.org. Colerain Township.
KARAOKE AND OPEN MIC
Karaoke Idol Contest, 7-11 p.m., American Legion Post Hugh Watson Post 530 Greenhills, 11100 Winton Road, Doors open 6 p.m. Ages 21 and up to enter contest. Kitchen and bar open. Family friendly. Free. Presented by Hugh Watson Event Center. 728-5335. Greenhills.
MUSIC - BLUES
Cincy Blues Challenge, Noon-9 p.m., Germania Society of Cincinnati, 3529 W. Kemper Road, Blues acts perform. Electric Souls, Blue Birds, Voodoo Puppet, Chuck Brisbin & the Tuna Project, II Juicy, Johnny Fink, the Core, Tequila Falls and others. Doors open 11 a.m. Top bands win slots at Cincy Blues Fest and will compete in Memphis’ International Blues Challenge next winter. Bring seating. Concessions available. Rain or shine. $15, $10 members, free ages 16 and under. Presented by Cincy Blues Society. 739-2583; www.cincyblues.org. Colerain Township. M O N D A Y, M A Y 2 4
The May Show, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 522-3860; www.clovernook.org. North College Hill.
CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS
Unicorners Singles Square Dance Club, 810 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1553 Kinney Ave., Experienced western style square dancers and round dancers. Singles and couples welcome. $5. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. Through Dec. 27. 9292427; www.so-nkysdf.com. Mount Healthy.
Restore the Core, 6:30-7:30 p.m., New Hope Community Church, $10. 205-9772; www.strollerfit.com. Green Township.
Local band II Juicy is just one of the bands that will perform in the Cincy Blues Challenge, noon to 9 p.m. Sunday, May 23, at the Germania Society of Cincinnati, 3529 W. Kemper Road. Top bands win slots at Cincy Blues Fest and will compete in Memphis’ International Blues Challenge next winter. Other acts include Electric Souls, Blue Birds, Voodoo Puppet, Chuck Brisbin & the Tuna Project, Johnny Fink, the Core and Tequila Falls. Tickets are $15, $10 for Germania Society members. For more information, call 739-2583 or visit www.cincyblues.org.
Partner Golf League, 2:30-5:45 p.m., Beech Creek Golf Course, 1831 Hudepohl Lane, Team of two play nine holes of golf each week and compete against other partners. $19. Registration required. 522-8700. Mount Healthy. T U E S D A Y, M A Y 2 5
The May Show, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 522-3860; www.clovernook.org. North College Hill.
CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS
Continentals Round Dance Club, 7-9:30 p.m., Hilltop United Methodist Church, 1930 W. Galbraith Road, Phase III-V level round dance club. $6. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. Through Dec. 28. 929-2427; www.so-nkysdf.com. North College Hill.
Beginner Square Dance Class, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Parky’s Farm Hayloft Barn, 10073 Daly Road, No prior dance experience necessary. Wear casual dress and smooth soled shoes. Free. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427; www.so-nkysdf.com. Springfield Township.
Restore the Core, 6:30-7:30 p.m., New Hope Community Church, $10. 205-9772; www.strollerfit.com. Green Township.
MUSIC - BENEFITS
Matt Maher, 7:30-9 p.m., The Underground, 1140 Smiley Ave., Dessert and coffee bar 7 p.m. Benefits The Underground. $50. Registration and donations available online. 8258200; bit.ly/dxJVa1. Forest Park.
Outdoor Archery, 6 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Basics of shooting a compound bow plus target practice. Archers must be able to pull a minimum of 10 pounds draw weight. With certified archery instructor. Adult must accompany ages 8-17. Registration required online by May 23. $15. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275. Springfield Township.
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ART EXHIBITS The May Show, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 522-3860; www.clovernook.org. North College Hill.
CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS
Royal Rounds, 2-4 p.m., Greenhills Community Church Presbyterian, $6. 929-2427. Greenhills.
Line Dance Class, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Springfield Township Senior and Community Center, $4. 321-6776. Springfield Township.
Restore the Core, 6:30-7:30 p.m., New Hope Community Church, $10. 205-9772; www.strollerfit.com. Green Township.
Farm Market of College Hill, 3-6:30 p.m., College Hill Presbyterian Church, 5742 Hamilton Ave., Parking Lot. Opening Day activities including representatives from Central Ohio Valley Local Foods Initiative and music by jazz pianist and College Hill resident Steve Schmidt. Local produce and home-produced food. 542-0007; www.collegehillfarmmarket.org. College Hill.
Bike Night, 6-10 p.m., Quaker Steak & Lube, Free. 923-9464. Colerain Township.
New Introductory Course on Buddhism, 7-8 p.m., Gaden Samdrupling Buddhist Monastery and Cultural Center, Free. 3857116; www.dgtlmonastery.org. Colerain Township.
Fabulous Frogs and Toads, Noon-4 p.m., Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, 3455 Poole Road, Ellenwood Nature Barn. Exhibits plus games and crafts for children for small fee. Free, vehicle permit required. 521-7275; www.greatparks.org. Colerain Township. Fantastic Farm Fridays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Parky’s Farm, Free, vehicle permit required. Large groups call 521-3276, ext. 100, in advance. 521-3276. Springfield Township.
Friday Night Float, 8 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Registration required online by May 26. Pointers on kayaking and discuss history of lake. Participants must fit properly in provided personal flotation devices. Children must be accompanied by an adult on the water. Includes refreshments. For Ages 8 and older. $10, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; www.greatparks.org. Springfield Township.
North College Hill Senior Center Membership Council Meeting, 11 a.m., North College Hill Senior Center, 1586 Goodman Ave., 521-3462. North College Hill. W E D N E S D A Y, M A Y 2 6
ART EXHIBITS The May Show, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 522-3860; www.clovernook.org. North College Hill. CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS
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Famed Bengals linebacker Dhani Jones will be signing “Dhani Tackles The Globe: Season One” Saturday, May 22, at 1 p.m. at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 2692 Madison Road, Norwood. He will only be signing; there will be no talk. He will only be signing copies of the “Dhani Tackles The Globe: Season One” DVD. No memorabilia. No posed photography will be allowed. Line tickets will be issued for this event. You must buy the DVD from Joseph-Beth Booksellers in order to get the line ticket. You must have the line ticket in hand to be admitted to the line. Those without line tickets will not be admitted. For more information, call 513-396-8960 or visit www.josephbeth.com.
Round Dancing with D and C, 7-9 p.m., Messiah Lutheran Church, 10416 Bossi Lane, Round Dancing with Cuers: Dick & Cinda Reinhart. Ballroom figures: waltz, twostep, cha cha, rumba, tango and bolero. $6. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. Through Dec. 8. 929-2427; www.so-nkysdf.com. Springfield Township.
MUSIC - ACOUSTIC
Bob Cushing, 8 p.m., Releaf Sports Bar, 5963 Cheviot Road, 385-5323. White Oak.
The first national tour of “Legally Blonde The Musical” will run at the Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St., downtown Cincinnati, through Sunday, May 23. It is the story of sorority girl Elle Woods, who attends Harvard Law after her boyfriend dumps her. Performances are: 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $22.50-$64.50. Visit www.BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com or call 800-982-2787.
May 19, 2010
Envy is as common as love or anger
Envy is a little bacteria living within us. It can remain small and cause minimal trouble or spread and poison the whole person. Envy and resentment can even be a cause of international or national conflict. Poorer nations may feel it toward wealthier ones, or one race or religion toward another. Psychoanalysts consider envy in making their analysis because it can be an underlying factor in relationship problems between spouses, parents, siblings, and friends. Envy is a difficult emotion to identify and integrate. “Envy is so shameful a passion that we never dare acknowledge it,” says La Rochefoucauld. After decades of hearing individuals’ confessions, I could count on one hand the people who ever mentioned envy as a personal sin of theirs. Jealousy is often mistaken for envy. They’re not the same. Jealousy is mainly concerned about love. The jealous person fears losing someone they love to a rival. Whereas envy is the pain
felt when another is perceived as possessing some pers o n , object, quality, or Father Lou status that Guntzelman one does Perspectives notWhave. ebster’s dictionary defines envy as “the painful or resentful awareness of an advantage enjoyed by another joined with a desire to possess the same advantage,” to which some psychologists would add, “and often the desire to destroy the one perceived as possessing that advantage.” What are some examples of envy? It is possible to churn with envy when we perceive another as more successful, better-looking, more popular, wealthier, having a better body or youthful age, having a very desirable spouse, an influential job, higher social status, or be favored by a parent or boss, and the beat goes on. A woman so envied her sister that the predominant motive in her life was not doing what she really
enjoyed, but doing things to overtake her sister. A sports-minded man was resentful of certain athletes and their well-developed bodies. He even rejoiced when they were injured or publicly embarrassed (schadenfreude in German, “taking pleasure in others’ misfortunes”). Usually the envied person does nothing to deserve the envy of another. He or she is not responsible for the envious person’s perceived lack of the envied quality. In fact, the envied person may possess the quality because they worked hard to achieve it. To try and understand our perplexing emotion of envy, we need to see how it stems from our human desire for fulfillment. In “Urgings Of The Heart,” authors Au and Cannon offer helpful insights: “Whenever we perceive something to be a good, we are attracted to it. We feel a desire to be close to it or possess it … Envy is intrinsically related to goodness. What we each come to value and desire as good is determined by our unique personality. “What is desirable to one person may not be so to
another. Envy enters our hearts when we despair of ever receiving the good things we desire… and our despair becomes fertile soil for envy, which flourishes whenever hope is lacking.” Looked at spiritually, envy represents a refusal to accept one’s humaness and limitations. By focusing enviously on what others have and we lack, we betray ourselves by preferring the being of another to
our own. The spiritual failure of envy lies in the fact that rejecting who we are carries with it a certain rejection of the God who created and fashions us. “In Christian tradition, Satan has been identified as the archetypal envier because he could not accept his rightful place in the order of creation,” writes Au and Cannon. “That he was not God, creating a kingdom
of his own where he could reign.” Envy must be replaced with gratitude. Father Lou Guntzelman is a Catholic priest of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Contact him at columns@ communitypress.com or P.O. Box 428541, Cincinnati, OH 45242.
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Summer salad is a cornbread winner 1 package, 81⁄2 ounces, cornbread/muffin mix 1 can, 4 ounces, chopped green chilies, undrained or 1 to 2 jalapeños, chopped 1 teaspoon cumin 1 ⁄2 teaspoon oregano 1 cup each mayonnaise and sour cream 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix 2 cans, 15 ounces each, Great Northern beans, drained 2 cans, 15 ounces each, whole kernel corn; drained or equivalent frozen corn, thawed 4 good-sized tomatoes, chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 1 large bunch green onions, chopped 12 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled 3 cups shredded cheddar
way, whether remembering a fallen veteran, family or friends. The cornbread salad recipe is one of my most requested for this holiday, so here it is, in plenty of time for you to put it on the menu.
Cornbread salad for Memorial Day
One that’s worth the calories. Don’t be put off by the long list of ingredients. It’s easy to make.
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I enjoy starting out Memorial Day with my family, going to Mass at St. Philomena church in Clermont County. It’s an outdoor mass, weather permitting. Afterwards, there’s a gun salute to the fallen veterans. We visit my parents’ graves and put vases of fresh flowers on them. The grandkids help me plant sprigs of Mom’s heirloom mint. It’s a meaningful tradition. I know many of you celebrate Memorial Day this
Prepare cornbread according to package directions but stir in chilies, cumin, oregano. Pour into sprayed 8-inch pan. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool. Combine mayonnaise, sour cream and dressing mix; set aside. Crumble half the cornbread into a 13-by-9 pan. Layer with half of the rest of the ingredients and repeat layers, ending with cheese. Cover and refrigerate for two hours or more. Serves 10 to 12.
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Alandra’s wasabi-mayo dip with asparagus
Alandra is my friend, Ruth Ann Parchman’s daughter-in-law. Alandra
shared this recipe in a family cookbook Ruth Ann published. Wasabi is Japanese horseradish.
2-3 pounds thin to medium asparagus, trimmed and blanched
Whisk together until sugar dissolves:
1 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon soy sauce 11⁄2 teaspoons sugar 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons wasabi paste Serve asparagus with dip. Also good with snap peas.
Roasted sweet rhubarb topping
I got enough rhubarb stalks from the garden to make my all-time favorite topping. Rhubarb is called “pie plant” because most folks make a rhubarb and strawberry pie with it. Rhubarb is good for our skeletal system. It contains anti-bacterial and anti-cancer properties, so it’s good to eat when in season. It’s really sour, though, so some sweetener is necessary. 1 pound rhubarb Zest and juice of an orange 1 ⁄3 to 1⁄2 generous cup sugar or equivalent Shake of cinnamon (optional but good) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut rhubarb into chunks. Toss with zest, orange and sugar. Put in small baking dish, cover
with foil and roast 20 minutes. Remove foil and roast until the juices get a bit syrupy. Add cinnamon. Serve hot, warm, room temperature or chilled on scones, or as a topping for cake and ice cream. Tip from Rita: Only the stalks of rhubarb are edible, not the leaves.
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Like Macaroni Grill’s chicken scaloppini. For Donna, a Kentucky reader. Like Manyet Bakery’s radio rolls. For Patti Dirr. “Rolled like phyllo dough wound in a coil. Sticky caramel glaze and chopped pecans with caramel icing and more pecans. It was flat, not risen.” Her husband used to drive from Crestview Hills to Newport on Saturday mornings just to buy these. Like Ruby Tuesday’s avocado ranch dressing. For Wendy McDonald, a Norwood reader. “They discontinued it and won’t share the recipe.”
Tips from readers
• Batavia reader Debbie Moffatt offers this tip for Rita’s oven-fried french fries. “We prepare them in a similar manner by parboiling the potatoes first. I want to pass on that I use my apple slicer to make the wedges and cut the ‘core’ circle in half lengthwise,” she said. • In response to Mrs. Ratterman’s request for darker sauerbraten gravy. Reader John Augustin
has a Dayton Art InstiRita tute cookHeikenfeld b o o k recipe that Rita’s kitchen uses gingersnaps for thickening and he says the gravy is dark. John has made it and declares it “delicious.” He’ll share if Mrs. Ratterman wants it. Reader Mary DeFoe suggests browning the flour in the skillet. “Takes about 20 minutes of careful watching and stirring.” Mount Lookout reader Tom Heitkamp says he tracked down a recipe from ifood.tv:
Sauerbraten gravy 1
⁄4 cup butter 1 tablespoon sugar 1 ⁄4 cup flour Approximately 1 sauerbraten marinade (left after cooking meat) 1 cup red wine In a large saucepan, heat the butter, add the sugar and enough flour to produce a thick roux. Stir constantly and let the flour darken as much as possible without burning. Slowly add the marinade, stirring. Add the wine and simmer, stirring, until the sauce has the thickness of heavy cream. Strain the mixture through a very fine sieve and keep warm. Rita Nader Heikenfeld is Macy’s certified culinary professional. Email columns@community press.com with “Rita’s kitchen” in the subject line. Call 513-2487130, ext. 356.
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The sign to Central Baptist Church on Winton Road in Finneytown contained last week’s Scavenger Hunt clue. The reader who called in a correct guess was M a r t y Nuhn. Turn to A1 for this week’s clue.
Last week’s clue.
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The Finneytown Local School District is in the process of identifying and evaluating children from infants to age 21 with disabilities who may be in need of special education and related services. If you know of a child who is suspected of having a disability, contact the Finneytown Local School District, Department of Student Services, at 728-3700.
The Passages Art Gallery, that will be housed in Goodman Elementary School in North College Hill, will have a fundraiser Saturday, May 22, at Van Zandt Restaurant and Tavern, 1810 W. Galbraith Road. The evening begins at 7 p.m. and the cost is $20, which includes beverage, entree, dessert, tax and tip with $5 being donated to the Gallery. Gallery organizers also are raising money with the sale of commemorative tiles that will be placed on the wall in the auditorium at Goodman. Proceeds go to the lighting and art display system that will be installed in the gallery. Tickets are available at the school district central office, 1498 W. Galbraith Road. For more information about the fund raisers call the school at 931-8181.
Drake Center is seeking high school students interested in exploring health care
Community yard sale
St. Therese Little Flower Church is sponsoring Mount Airy’s third annual community yard sale on from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 22, in the church parking lot at Colerain and Kirby avenues. The public is invited to rent a spot, bring items to sell, or just stop by and browse. Space rental is $15 for one parking spot and $20 for two spots. Advance registration preferred but not necessary by calling Sylvia or Don at 541-8667. The yard sale proceeds will benefit Little Flower’s mission projects in Madagascar.
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You are cordially invited to attend our Memorial Day Tribute Program to help us honor our loved ones that have preceded us in death, who have served our country. TheWesleyWerner Post 513 will conduct a “Flag Raising Ceremony” and our guest speaker will beVierling Blum. We will be registeringWWIIVeterans for the NationalWWII Memorial of Remembrance at this event. Please bring your discharge form for those who served our country duringWWII. Lunch will be provided by Neidhard Gillen Funeral Home following the ceremony for all who attend. We look forward to seeing you at this very special event. Please contact us if you have any questions.
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Mercy Hospital Fairﬁeld is proud to be the ﬁrst facility in Butler County to feature da Vinci® robotic surgery. In clinical studies, use of the da Vinci® robot has demonstrated signiﬁcant beneﬁts in surgeries for gynecological cancers as well as other complex cases. This precision technology allows surgeons to perform procedures with smaller, less invasive incisions, allowing for shorter recovery times than traditional open surgeries. That means our team helps you get better faster so you can get back to the things that matter most: work, friends, family. If you need a hysterectomy, ask your doctor if da Vinci® robotic surgery is right for you. Learn more about robotic surgery at www.e-mercy.com/robotics.
Grilled chicken breast dinner while listening to Curly & the Q Balls
Major Award - 12 prizes total with the last ticket drawn winning $5,000. Go to www.saintalsfundraiser.org to purchase a ticket with your credit card. Friday and Saturday only come enjoy Cancun’s Mexican Restaurant chips and salsa and margaritas. Also serving Long Island Iced Tea and South Beach.
The Choral Department of La Salle High School will have a Spring Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 23, in the La Salle gymnasium, 3091 North Bend Road. There will be performances by the La Salle Vocal Ensemble, La Salle Chorale, and the La Salle and McAuley Show Choir along with a special guest appearance by the Southern Gateway Chorus. Doors will open at 7 p.m.. Tickets may be purchased for $5 at the door. For information, please email Cindy Webb at cwebb@ lasallehs.net.
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gram, students must be ready to enter their junior year of high school in the fall and submit an application and letters of recommendation by May 20. Applications can be obtained at www.Drake Center.com or by calling 4182544. The 411 program is open to students from all school districts.
The Springfield Township Police Department is offering a free document shredding afternoon for residents noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 22. It will be at the township administration complex parking, 9150 Winton Road. Residents may drive up to have professionals dispose of personal and confidential documents on site. No need to remove binder covers, folders, paper clips, or staples because the industrial shredders will easily cut through them. All shredded documents will be recycled.
careers for a free summer learning program called The 411 On Health Care Careers. The program combines learning opportunities with Drake Center staff and professional development training to give students the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a health care career. The goal is to help high school students interested in a career in health care explore 14 disciplines in the areas of respiratory, radiology, geriatrics, medical psychology, nursing, social work, infection control and wound care, hospital foundation, public relations and marketing, as well as physical, recreational, speech and occupational therapy. The 411 program also includes 11 interactive professional development workshops equipping the students with the information and skills needed to lead healthy lifestyles, improve interpersonal relationships, and increase academic performance. To be eligible for the pro-
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May 19, 2010
IN THE SERVICE Farfsing
Katrina M. Farfsing has received an Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) four-year college scholarship from Ohio University. Acceptance of the scholarship signifies the cadet’s desire to be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Army after graduating from the university and completing the ROTC program. ROTC cadets receive military leadership training to serve with distinction as an officer in the Army, both in and out of uniform. ROTC scholarship graduates incur an eight year military service obligation in
the Army, which can be served either on active duty or in the reserves. Farfsing is the daughter of Steve R. and Kathleen M. Farfsing. She is a 2009 graduate of Clark Montessori High School.
Army National Guard Pvt. Charles C. Hughes has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. Hughes is the brother of Tabitha Baringhaus, and Bobbi Jo Hughes, both of Cincinnati. He is a 2002 graduate of St. Xavier High School.
Troy D. Meyers has joined the United States Army under the Delayed Entry Program. The program gives young men and women the opportunity to delay entering active duty for up to one year. Meyers, a 2004 graduate of La Salle High School, will report to Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga., for basic training in September. He is the son of Daniel and Melenie Meyers.
Jason D. Short has joined the United States Army under the Delayed Entry Program. The program gives
Friendship Baptist Church 8580 Cheviot Rd 741-7017 Gary Jackson, Senior Pastor Sunday School 10:00am Sunday Morning Services 8:45 & 11:00am Sunday Evening Services 6:30pm Wednesday Service 7:00pm AWANA (Wed) 7:00 - 8:45pm
Trinity Lutheran Church, LCMS
VINEYARD CHURCH NORTHWEST COLERAIN TOWNSHIP
BAPTIST Creek Road Baptist Church 3906 Creek Rd., Sharonville, Cincinnati, OH 513-563-2410 email@example.com Sunday School 9:30am Sunday Worship 10:45am, 6:00pm Wednesday Worship 7:00pm Pastor, Rev. David B Smith
ROMAN CATHOLIC St. Martin Dr Porres Catholic Church
9927 Wayne Ave * Lincoln Hts, Ohio 45215 513-554-4010 Pastor: Fr Thomas Difolco African American in History & Heritage Roman Catholic in Faith & Practice Services: Saturday at 7:00p & Sunday at 10:00a You are always welcome at St. Martin de Porres
CHRISTIAN CHURCH DISCIPLES Mt. Healthy Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
7717 Harrison Ave Mt. Healthy, OH 45231 Rev. Michael Doerr, Pastor 513-521-6029 Sunday 9:00 a.m...... Contemporary Service 9:45a.m...... Sunday School 10:45 a.m........ Traditional Worship Nursery Staff Provided “A Caring Community of Faith” Welcomes You
EPISCOPAL Christ Church Glendale Episcopal Church 965 Forest Ave - 771-1544 firstname.lastname@example.org www.christchurchglendale.org The Reverend Roger L Foote The Reverend Laura L Chace, Deacon 8am Holy Eucharist I 9am Holy Eucharist II 11am Holy Eucharist II Child Care 9-11 Healing intercessory prayer all services
LUTHERAN Christ Lutheran Church (LCMS)
3301 Compton Rd (1 block east of Colerain) 385-8342 Sunday School & Bible Class (all ages) 9:45am Sunday Worship 8:30 & 11:00am Saturday Evening Worship 5:30pm A great community church in a great community! Also home to Little Bud Preschool 385-8404 enrolling now! Visit our website: www.church-lcms.org
Faith Lutheran LCMC
8265 Winton Rd., Finneytown www.faithcinci.org Pastor Robert Curry Contemporary Service 9am Traditional Service 11:00am
Sunday School 10:15
HOPE LUTHERAN CHURCH 9:30 am Traditional Service 11:00 am Contemporary Service 4695 Blue Rock Road Colerain Township South of Ronald Reagan and I-275 923-3370 www.hopeonbluerock.org
Trinity Lutheran Church (ELCA) “Growing Closer to God, Growing Closer to Neighbor”
www. trinitymthealthy.org 513-522-3026
1553 Kinney Ave, Mt. Healthy
Worship: 8:30 am traditional - 10:45 am contemporary Sunday School: 9:45 am Nursery provided
Pastor Todd A. Cutter
Rev Lyle Rasch, Pastor
Three Weekend Services! Saturday - 5:30 pm Sunday - 9:30 & 11:15 am 9165 Round Top Rd (1/4 mi. so. of Northgate Mall)
Worship 10:30 am Sunday School: 9:20 am Traditional Service and Hymnbook
young men and women the opportunity to delay entering active duty for up to one year. Short graduated in 2001 from Finneytown High School, and received an associate degree in 2004 from Art Institute of Cincinnati. He will report to Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., for basic training. He is the son of Dave and Beth Short.
Air Force Airman Brandon M. White graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Marli- White na White of North College Hill. White is a 2007 graduate of North College Hill High School. SHARE at Cincinnati.com
8005 Pfeiffer Rd Montgmry 791-3142 www.cos-umc.org "Because He Lives: Relationship"
Owner: Pamela Poindexter
evelynplacemonuments.com 4952 Winton Rd. • Fairfield
3682 West Fork Rd , west of North Bend Traditional Worship 8:30 & 11:00am Contemporary Worhip 9:44am
Nursery Available * Sunday School 513-481-8699 * www. mhumc.org Spiritual Checkpoint ... Stop In For An Evaluation!
Mt Healthy United Methodist Church
Corner of Compton and Perry Streets 931-5827 Sunday School 8:45 - 9:45am Traditional Worship 10:00 - 11:00am Contemporary Worship 11:30 - 12:30 Healing Service, last Sunday of the month at 5 pm "Come as a guest. Leave as a friend".
Sharonville United Methodist
8:15 & 11am Traditional Service & Kingdom Kids 9:30am Contemporary Worship & Sunday School 7:00pm Wednesday, Small Groups for all ages Infant care available for all services
3751 Creek Rd.
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. Talawanda High School classes of 1964 and 1965 – are having a 45th reunion for 1965 and 46th reunion for 1964, July 23, 24 and 25, in Oxford. Contact Alice Anderson Wedding at firstname.lastname@example.org, on facebook.com, or at 831-0336. Anyone is welcome to help plan.
Sunday School Hour (for all ages) 9:15 - 10:15am Worship Service - 10:30 to 11:45am (Childcare provided for infants/ toddlers) Pastor: Rich Lanning Church: 2191 Struble Rd Ofﬁce: 2192 Springdale Rd
Visitors Welcome www.eccfellowship.org
680 W Sharon Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45240
Monfort Heights United Methodist Church
Residents of Sayler Park before 1980 – are invited to the Sayler Park Reunion from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (or until the street lights come on), Saturday, May 29, at Lee’s Shelter in Fernbank Park (old River Park). Rain date is June 5. Attendees should bring their own food for their families along with chairs, ice, coolers, games, cornhole boards, horseshoes, etc. Attendees are also asked to bring any old photos they have. Call Kim Jacobs Harmeyer at 347-6105, or Al Richardson at 378-2454 with questions.
EVANGELICAL COMMUNITY CHURCH
Nursery Care Provided
Traditional Service: 9:30am ConneXion Contemporary Service: 11:15am Sunday School: 10:30am
Sycamore High School Class of 1969 – is having a “belated 40th” reunion the weekend of May 21. From 5-9 p.m., on Friday, May 21 there will be an all-class reunion at the Peterloon estate in Indian Hill. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, the group will be touring its old high school (now the junior high), followed by an all-day cookout/picnic in the Sycamore Shelter of the Blue Ash Nature Park on Cooper Road (next to the police station). Contact Carol Wuenker-Hesterberg at 793-2165 or E-mail her at: email@example.com to RSVP or for more information. Additional weekend events are pending.
Dr. Cathy Johns, Senior Pastor Rev. Doug Johns, Senior Pastor
Princeton High School Class of 1970 – will have its 40th reunion on June 25 and 26. A buffet is planned for 7-11 p.m. Friday, June 25, at Raffel’s Banquet Hall in Evendale. The class will also meet from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., at Sharon Woods, on Saturday, June 26, at Cardinal Crest camp site for a cookout. All classmates should contact Jim Young at firstname.lastname@example.org or Janice (Renner) Wilkins at email@example.com.
Traditional Worship 8:20am & 11:00am Contemporary Worship 9:40am Sunday School (All ages) 9:40 & 11am
FOREST CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
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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United Methodist Church 10507 “Old” Colerain Ave (513) 385-7883 Rev. Meghan Howard, Pastor Church School for all ages 9:15am Worship 10:30am - Nursery Available www.cpopumc.com
CHURCH OF THE SAVIOUR
The Central Baptist High School Class of 2000 – is planning a reunion for late summer or early fall this year. The group is looking for the following missing classmates: Roger Brinson, Nick Risch, Jessica Havlick, Penny Major and Abby Morgan. Anyone who knows how to get in touch with these classmates, please e-mail email@example.com, or visit the class Facebook group titled “Central Baptist Class of 2000 Reunion HQ.” More details about the reunion are forthcoming.
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Christ, the Prince of Peace
“Small enough to know you, Big enough to care”
Mount Healthy Class of 1984 – is having a reunion at 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 18. The classes of 1983 and 1985 are also invited. For more information, e-mail MountHealthyClassof84Reunion@ gmail.com.
Church By The Woods PC(USA) Sun Worship 10:00am Childcare Provided 3755 Cornell Rd 563-6447 www.ChurchByTheWoods.org ............................................
Taiwanese Ministry 769-0725 2:00pm
Northminster Presbyterian Church 703 Compton Rd., Finneytown 931-0243 Transforming Lives for Jesus Christ Sunday Worship Schedule Traditional Services: 8:00 & 10:15am Contemporary Services: 9:00 & 11:30am Student Cafe: 10:15am Childcare Available Jeff Hosmer & Nancy Ross- Zimmerman - Pastors
Northwest Community Church
8735 Cheviot Rd, by Colerain HS Rev. Kevin Murphy, Pastor 513-385-8973 Worship and Sunday School 10AM Handicap Accessible/Nursery Available
Salem White Oak Presbyterian
UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST FLEMING ROAD United Church of Christ 691 Fleming Rd 522-2780 Rev Pat McKinney
(Ofﬁce) 946 Hempstead Dr. (513) 807-7200 Jody Burgin, Pastor www.brentwoodcommunitychurch.com We meet Saturdays at 5:30 pm at 1016 W. North Bend Rd. Childcare provided Let’s Do Life Together
HIGHVIEW CHRISTIAN CHURCH “Life on Purpose in Community” 2651 Adams Rd. (near Pippin) Worship Assembly-Sunday 10:45am Phone 825-9553 www.highviewchristianchurch.com
FAITH TABERNACLE WORSHIP CENTER 6350 Springdale Rd. Cinti, OH
45247 513-741-8900 4 Miles West of Northgate Mall
We Are A Word Church Sunday School 10am Sunday 11am-6pm Wednesday Evening 7pm
Sonny Price, Pastor
Sunday School - All Ages - 9:15am Sunday Worship - 10:30am
St. Paul United Church of Christ 5312 Old Blue Rock Rd., off Springdale
Pastor: Jessica Taft 385-9077 Sunday Worship: 10:30am Sunday School: 9:15am Nursery Available/Handicap Access www.stpaulucccolerain.org
Well staffed Nursery, Active Youth & College Groups, Exciting Music Dept, Seniors Group, Deaf Ministry www.friendshipbaptistcincinnati.org
5921 Springdale Rd 1mi west of Blue Rock
St Paul - North College Hill
6997 Hamilton Ave 931-2205 Rev. Virginia Duffy, Interim Minister Lollie Kasulones, Minister for Program Evelyn Osterbrock, Minister for Children Sundays: Music & Announcement 9:45am Worship at 10:00am Sunday School and Child Care Nurtured And Fellowship Groups For All Ages www.stpaulnch.org
CINCINNATI DISTRICT 5 Arrests/citations
Marques A. Rycraw, born 1983, possession of drugs, 6524 Daly Road, May 6. Allen Jackson, born 1991, criminal damaging or endangerment, 1046 Groesbeck Road, May 6. Lemar W. Gibert, born 1960, assault, 5500 Hamilton Ave., May 6. Cybrin Long, born 1991, possession of drugs, 1514 Cedar Ave., May 3. James E. Schlaudecker, born 1963, assault, 1685 Cedar Ave., May 6. Randy Mayne, born 1989, theft under $300, 1908 Savannah Way, May 7. Bruce Winstead, born 1960, telecommunication harassment, 2702 Hillvista Lane, May 8. Kirby J. Banks, born 1972, possession of drug abuse instruments and drug abuse, 5571 Colerain Ave., May 7. Lemar W. Gibert, born 1960, theft under $300, 2665 W. North Bend Road, May 6. Ronnie Ed Turney, born 1974, felonious assault, abduction and aggravated menacing, 2618 Chesterfield Court, May 7. Demarco M. King, born 1989, possession of drugs, 4974 Hawaiian Terrace, May 5. Laretha D. McMillan, born 1975, endangering child neglect, 5430 Bahama Terrace, May 5.
Incidents Aggravated burglary
5420 Bahama Terrace, May 5.
1979 W. North Bend Road, May 2.
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Kemper Road, April 28.
Nicholas Doyle, 31, 1 Funston Lane, disorderly conduct while intoxicated, criminal damaging at 1 Funston Lane, May 3. Charles Martin, 24, 1348 Biloxi Drive, disorderly conduct while intoxicated, obstructing official business at Winton Road, April 27. Shaun Philopott, 30, 39 Farragut Road, domestic violence at 39 Farragut Road, April 25. Peter Rowe, 34, 10052 Grandview Ave., operating vehicle under the influence, drug possession at Winton Road, April 21. Jonathan Cummings, 22, 66 Hadley Road, domestic violence at 66 Hadley Road, April 17. Stephon Farlow, 47, 27 Farragut Road, drug possession at 27 Farragut Road, April 15. Juvenile, drug possession at Farragut Road, April 16.
Incidents Criminal damaging
Woman reported window broken at 353 Ingram Road, April 11.
MOUNT HEALTHY Incidents Felonious assault
Woman reported wrist injury during assault at 1335 Compton Road, May 10.
Misuse of credit card
1309 Cedar Ave., May 1.
2385 Van Leunen Drive, May 5. 2978 Highforest Lane, May 5.
Juvenile reported IPod stolen at 7800 block of Hamilton Avenue, May 6.
2618 Chesterfield Court, May 2.
1442 Marlowe Ave., May 3. 1500 Groesbeck Road, May 4. 2345 W. North Bend Road, May 6. 5493 Kirby Ave., May 2. 5679 Littleflower Ave., May 4. 5800 Hamilton Ave., May 3. 5852 Pameleen Court, May 6. 6019 Connecticut Court, May 5. 6127 Hamilton Ave., April 30. 7961 Daly Road, April 30.
2035 Connecticut Ave., May 3. 2521 Rack Court, May 4.
Michael Webb, 24, 656 Fresno Road, domestic violence at 1203 W. Kemper Road, April 19. Juvenile female, 17, disorderly conduct at Winton Road, April 25. Kimberly Wehr, 38, 3680 E. Kemper Road, disorderly conduct at 1081 Smiley , April 23. Juvenile male, 15, trafficking in drugs, obstructing official business at Geneva and W. Kemper , April 23. Tierre Jackson, 32, 516 Bessinger, resisting arrest at 1217 Omniplex, April 17. Deandre Woodson, 18, 11503 Islandale, theft at 1143 Smiley Ave., April 27. Juvenile male, 17, drug paraphernalia at 2063 Waycross Road, April 30. Juvenile female, 14, disorderly conduct at 11615 Geneva, April 30. Juvenile female, 14, disorderly conduct at Geneva and W. Kemper , April 30. Juvenile male, 14, disorderly conduct at Geneva and W. Kemper , April 30. Darryl Ridgeway, 20, 937 Glasgow, drug abuse at Glasgow and Hanover, April 28. Juvenile male, 15, assault at Geneva and Harkin, April 30. Charles Craddock, 0, 597 Dewdrop, drug paraphernalia at Hamlet and Hargrove, May 1. Damon Lovett, 25, 8452 Mockingbird, disorderly conduct at Winton and 275, May 2. Timothy McKeehan, 26, 11394 Lincolnshire, drug paraphernalia at Waycross , May 28. Murad Borders-Johnson, 19, 1374 Kristen Place, felonious assault at 1088 Paragon Court, April 29. Lauren Hazelrig, 22, 2381 Hidden Meadows Drive, theft at 1212 W. Kemper Road, April 29.
Criminal damaging Glass window damaged at 1406 Karahill, April 28.
Firearm valued at $192 removed at 1440 W. Kemper Road, May 2. Speakers of unknown value removed from vehicle at 718 Daphne, May 1. Misuse of credit card reported at 631 Northland, April 29. Merchandise of unknown value removed at 1212 W. Kemper Road, April 29. Merchandise of unknown value removed at 1163 Smiley Ave., April 27.
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Juvenile victim reported at West
NORTH COLLEGE HILL Arrests/citations
Two juveniles, disorderly conduct at West Galbraith Road and Grace Avenue, May 11. Kenneth Rankins, 47, theft at 1500 block of Goodman Avenue, May 11. Jermane Cox, 22, 6830 Savannah Ave., drug possession at 6830 Savannah Ave., May 10. Two juveniles, curfew violations at 1900 block of Bising Avenue, May 10. Aimee Collins, 24, 5679 Folchi Ave., disorderly conduct, May 9. Donte Phillips, 28, 222 E. Liberty St., weapons under disability at 1500 block of West Galbraith Road, May 9. Edward Clay, 23, 9246 Carrol Ave., obstructing official business at 8246 Carrol Ave., May 9. Anna Keeton, 61, 5763 Westmont Ave., theft at 7132 Hamilton Ave., May 8. Andre Moore, 28, 21220 Westwood Ave., open container at 6900 block of Gilbert Ave., May 8. David Schulte, 22, 6515 Simpson Ave., disorderly conduct at 6800 block of Simpson Avenue, May 5. Tammy Powell-Canter, 43, 1302 Compton Road, theft at 7132 Hamilton Ave., May 5.
April 21. Bradley Williamson, 19, 9730 Crestbrook Drive, drug possession, carrying concealed weapons at Winton and Compton roads, April 20. Christopher Wilson, 25, 8848 Grenada Drive, domestic violence at 8848 Grenada Drive, April 21. Juvenile, criminal trespass at 1800 block of Miles Road, April 21. James Mills, 38, 23 Township Ave., drug possession at Hamilton Avenue, April 17. Steven Buckhalt, 42, 318 Brookfield Drive, disorderly conduct while intoxicated at 10000 block of Burlington Road, April 16. Three Juveniles, disorderly conduct at 1800 block of Miles Road, April 16. Julius Jackson, 26, 610 Crown St., domestic violence at 8600 block of Bobolink Drive, April 16. Christopher Brown, 44, 118 North Bend Road, obstructing official business at Winton Road, April 16. Two Juveniles, underage alcohol, curfew violation at 9300 block of Winton Road, April 16. Anthony Battle, 32, 10688 Stonewood Drive, drug possession at 8500 block of Winton Road, April 14. Robert Jackson, 22, 217 Grove Road, obstructing official business at 10900 block of Hamilton Avenue, April 15. Brandon Battle, 23, 8514 Pollox Court, weapons under disability at Winton Road and Hempstead Drive, April 14. David Duke, 33, 5828 Willow Cove Drive, drug paraphernalia at West Galbraith Road, April 13. Juvenile, alcohol possession at 2046 Adams Road, May 7. Jennifer Haloran-Letner, 29, 3961 Avilla Place, passing bad checks at 9600 block of Hamilton Avenue, May 7. Laneisha Matthews, 24, 1576 Pleasant Run Drive, theft at 10900 block of Hamilton Avenue, May 6. Shaun Lilly, 31, 988 Cleveland Ave., domestic violence at 600 block of Fleming Road, May 6. Juvenile, disorderly conduct at 8600 block of Desoto Drive, May 8. Juvenile, obstructing official business at 8600 block of Desoto Drive, May 8. Anthony Clardy Ii, 24, 1839 Windmill Way, criminal damaging at 1839 Windmill Way, May 9. Marcus Shells, 37, 1912 Lotushill Drive, domestic violence at 1012 Lotushill Drive, May 9. Juvenile, disorderly conduct at 1805 Miles Road, May 5. Dangelo Plair, 21, 1232 Ryland Ave., obstructing official business at Betts and Northern avenues, May 5. Ericka Eillis, 28, 1336 Behles Ave., domestic violence at 1500 block
Incidents Aggravated robbery
1825 Cordova Ave. man reported money, cell phone stolen at gunpoint at Adams Road, April 23. 6020 Waldway Lane man reported wallet stolen at gunpoint at 900 block of North Bend Road, April 29.
Woman reported computer stolen at 2131 Roosevelt Ave., April 4. Man reported gun stolen at 8257 Daly Road, April 27. Woman reported jewelry stolen at 10877 Birchridge Drive, April 24. Man reported TVs stolen at 2036 Second Ave., May 2.
Speedway reported receiving counterfeit $5 at 8378 Winton Road, May 4.
Key Bank reported money stolen at 8457 Winton Road, April 9.
Man reported grill stolen from yard at 8639 Zodiac Drive, March 26. Brentwood Bowl reported money stolen at 9176 Winton Road, March 26. Amazon Beauty Supply reported merchandise stolen at 6521 Winton Road, March 27. Man reported debit card used at 8687 Cavalier Drive, April 8. Amazon Beauty Supply reported $100 in merchandise stolen at 6521 Winton Road, April 7. Burger King reported money stolen at 8749 Winton Road, April 8. Man reported gun stolen at 6773 Golfway Drive, April 6. Shell reported receiving counterfeit money at 8151 Winton Road, April 10. Man reported money stolen from vehicle at 9112 Cherryblossom Drive, April 26. Marathon reported cigars stolen at 10960 Hamilton Ave., April 25. Woman reported grill stolen at 9660 Fallsridge Court, April 21. Man reported CD player stolen from vehicle at 7477 Greenfarms Drive, April 22.
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Vehicle damaged at 10856 Ruth Ave., March 31. 11926 Cedarcreek Drive woman reported vehicle damaged at Deerhorn and Forester drives, April 7. Man reported retaining wall damaged at 7537 View Place Drive, April 9. Woman reported vehicle damaged at 8728 Grenada Drive, April 9. Man reported damage to retaining wall at 7537 View Place Drive, April 9. Man reported vehicle damaged at 11927 Belgreen Drive, May 7.
Sally's Beauty Supply reported receiving counterfeit $5 at 8509 Winton Road, March 26.
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Three Juveniles, disorderly conduct at 1800 block of Miles Road, April 26. Keith Durham, 51, 5873 Pameleen Court, theft, drug possession at 900 block of North Bend Road, April 25. Willie Lindsey, 39, 2764 North Bend Road, drug paraphernalia at Hamilton Avenue, April 23. Cory Steele, 21, 10161 Springbeauty Lane, obstructing official business at 10161 Springbeauty Lane, April 23. Angela Cunningham, 50, 10832 Sprucehill Drive, making false alarms at 10832 Sprucehill Drive,
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of Pleasant Run Drive, May 5. John Wilkins, 41, 1960 Seymour Ave., theft at 8500 block of Winton Road, April 28. Juvenile, theft at 8400 block of Winton Road, April 28. Terri Montgomery, 51, 6263 Stella Ave., falsification at 1100 block of Compton Road, May 1. Richard Schulze, 48, 3726 Marburg Ave., carrying concealed weapon, drug possession, May 2. Krystal Faber, 23, drug possession at 900 block of North Bend Road, May 1. James McQueen, 29, robbery at 8100 block of Winton Road, April 30. Jami Wooten, 31, complicity to robbery at 800 block of West Galbraith Road, April 30.
Jill (nee Brandt) Hauser of Loveland died May 11. Survived by husband, Bill Hauser; children, Holly and Jeff Hauser; siblings, Ken (Susan) Brandt, Jim (Karen) Brandt and Jack (Michele) Brandt; Hauser and father-inlaw, Robert Hauser. Preceded in death by brother, Bill (Linda) Brandt III; mother-inlaw, Elizabeth Hauser; and parents, William and Dolores Brandt. Services were May 14 at St. Ann’s Church, Groesbeck. Memorials to: SPCA, 11900 Conrey Road, Cincinnati, OH 45249. Arrangements by NeidhardMinges Funeral Home.
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Man reported stereo equipment stolen from vehicle at 6817 Betts Ave., May 9.
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7744 Compton Lake Drive man reported receiving counterfeit $50 at 1590 Goodman Ave., May 5. United Dairy Farmers reported receiving counterfeit $50, $20 bills at 6813 Hamilton Ave., May 10.
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NORTH CAROLINA NASH COUNTY IN RE:) PUBLICATION KIRA BRE MERCHANTCRENSHAW,
May 19, 2010
IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION 10-J-T-61 NOTICE OF SERVICE ) PROCESS BY ) )
TO: Abeeku Crenshaw TAKE NOTICE that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: termination of parental rights. You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than the 21st day of June, 2010, and upon your failure to do so, the party seeking service against you will apply to the court for the relief sought. This the 22nd day of April, 2010. _____________________________ Robert D. Kornegay, Jr. Attorney for the Petitioner ROBERT D. KORNEGAY, JR, P.L.L.C. P.O. Box 7845 Rocky Mount, NC 27804 Telephone: (252) 442-8037 1364841/1001556694
NOTICE OF HEARING Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Springfield Township Board of Zoning Appeals on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 6:30 p.m., in the Springfield Township Administration Building, 9150 Winton Road, for the purpose of hearing an appeal filed by Timothy G Greive, Thomas Graham Associates, Inc., on behalf of New Life Baptist Church, as provided by the Springfield Township Zoning Resolution. The Appellant is seeking a conditional use to convert an existing property for use as a church parking lot. LOCATION: 6420 Simpson Ave Book 590, Page 0350, Parcels 255 & 256 Section 31, Town 3, Range 1 Plans are on file and open for public inspection and review in the Springfield Township Administration Office, 9150 Winton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio, during normal business hours. Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. -5:00p.m. Submitted by: Christopher Gilbert, Development Services Director 513.522.1410 1001559928 NOTICE OF HEARING Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Springfield Township Board of Zoning Appeals on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 6:30 p.m., in the Springfield Township Administration Building, 9150 Winton Road, for the purpose of hearing an appeal filed by William T Bryan as provided by the Springfield Township Zoning Resolution. The Appellant is seeking a special exception to build an accessory structure that exceeds the maximum size permitted per the Zoning Resolution. LOCATION: 690 N. Meadowcrest Cr Book 590 Page 180 Parcel 458 Section 15 Town 3 Range 1 Plans are on file and open for public inspection and review in the Springfield Township Administration Office, 9150 Winton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio, during normal business hours. Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Submitted by: Christopher Gilbert, Development Services Director 513.522.1410 1001559915
LEGAL NOTICE On June 5, 2010, Springfield Township will hold a public auction at the Springfield Township Service Department, 950 Compton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231 at 9:00 a.m. Items to be auctioned include: Property declared to be surplus, including motor vehicles, road and lawn equipment, office equipment, kitchen appliances, fitness equipment, and furniture. Property which was lost, abandoned, stolen, or forfeited. A complete list of these items can be found at the Springfield Township website, and is available at the Springfield Township Administrative Offices located at 9150 Winton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231. All property will be available for inspection at the Service Department at 8:00 a.m. on the day of the auction. At that time, persons are invited to view the property and to establish any rights they may have to any item of lost, abandoned, or stolen property. 1434741/100155847 4 To place your BINGO ad call 513.242.4000
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Put all your taters in a basket Have you ever tried growing potatoes in tough old clay soil? The results are usually less than bad. But here’s the perfect solution for growing great potatoes. Grow them in a pot. Now, whether you’ve got clay soil, live in an apartment, or don’t have a garden at all, you can grow potatoes the ole yardboy way. And that’s in a container. Here’s what you’ll need: 1.) The container – I like to use bushel baskets. They breathe well, allow for good drainage, and they look good! But any container, plastic, wood or clay, laundry baskets, trash cans, potato planter bags, etc. will work, as long as it has good drainage, and is at least 12 to 18 inches wide and at least 10 to 12 inches deep. You can even use chicken wire fencing and create a potato tube to grow them in, or try stacking tires and growing inside them. 2.) Top grade potting mix – Use the good stuff for better results. If you have a compost pile, good compost will work too. Finely shred-
ded is best. Folks have even used straw and g r o u n d leaves. Also, an all purpose Ron Wilson garden food, In the O s m o c o t e , garden and or Miracle Gro. (Feeding your containers can be done by mixing a general garden food in with the potting mix at the beginning and as added to the growing potato plants, or use Osmocote for a slowrelease season-long feeding, supplemented with occasional Miracle Gro when watering (maybe tow to three times during the summer), or using all natural fertilizers from start to finish will work as well.) 3.) Seed potatoes – These aren’t the ones you buy from the grocery store. These are found at the garden stores (or feed stores) and are used specifically for growing potatoes. Any variety will work. We don’t recommend using potatoes from the produce department at the gro-
cery. Many have been treated with a growth inhibitor to keep them from sprouting. But organically grown spuds should work if needed. Fill the bottom of your pot with 6 to 8 inches of the soil-less mix (or compost). Take a large seed potato, or a couple medium sized, cut up into pieces that contain the eyes, and evenly distribute those in the top of the soil-less mix. I usually plant around 6 to 8 to 10 pieces with eyes per basket. If you’re not sure about the “eyes,” you can plant whole potatoes, or cut them in half and plant the halves. Plant a bit heavier than usual when planting in containers. Cover over with another 2 to 3 inches of soil-less mix, water in thoroughly, and sit your container in the sun. Water as needed, thoroughly moistening the soil, then letting it dry and then watering it again. Once your potatoes start to grow, water as needed. Again, do not over water. Now that your potatoes are growing, you have a couple options: 1.) As the potatoes grow,
keep adding your soil-less mix (or compost) to the container, always keeping about 4 inches of foliage showing. Continue this process until the container is filled to within a couple inches of the top of the basket. Or 2.) Let the foliage grow until it’s approximately 3 to 4 inches above the top of the basket, and then fill in around the foliage with your soil-less mix (or compost) until the basket is full of soil. Now you’re all set for growing potatoes! Let your potatoes grow all summer – remember water when needed, especially during the heat of the summer (again, don’t overwater). Come late summer or fall when the foliage starts to yellow, cut it off, dump out your soil, and you’ll have a basket full of taters! It’s that easy. (New potatoes are simply harvested earlier in the season) Good luck! Ron Wilson is marketing manager for Natorp’s Inc. Garden Stores and is the garden expert for 55KRC-AM and Local 12. You can reach him at columns@community press.com.
Library puts spotlight on summer reading The spotlight is on reading this summer as the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County presents Lights, Camera, READ! And, the script calls for everyone to be a star. Starting June 1 through July 31, preschoolers, children, teens, and adults can play a leading role in the
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