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Flamm is good collaborator
Wins environmental award for her work By Monica Boylson firstname.lastname@example.org
Springfield Township Projects, Events and Communications Coordinator Kimberlee Flamm was recently awarded the Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District’s Outstanding Environmental Awareness Collaborator of the Year. Public relations specialist for he district Annette Meagher
said Flamm was chosen because she went “above and beyond to assist the district in spreading the environmental protection and conservation message.” Flamm worked with Springfield Township service director John Musselman on a program to label storm drains with no-dumping stickers to keep pollutants such as trash, oil and other garbage out of the Mill Creek watershed and local streams. “Labeling the drains is important because in Springfield Township there are many neighborhoods with creeks and streams that could be affected,”
Flamm said. She was also recognized for her collaborative effort with district educational assistant Nikki Marengo to design classes for children to learn about soil and water conservation. “We taught 90 kids in the community all about the importance of water and soil conservation through fun interactive pro-
A vacant home is on the lot the school district currently owns next to the city center. MONICA BOYLSON/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
Property trade may be in works
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Kimberlee Flamm, right, with Annette Meagher of county’s soil and water conservation district. THANKS TO ANNETTE MEAGHER.
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The city of North College Hill is looking to trade property with the North College Hill City School District. The swap would allow the city to exchange its property adjacent to North College Hill Elementary School, which houses the former city pool, with a district-owned lot that is next to the city center. “We’re still in the preliminary stages,” City Council Pro Tem President Maureen Mason said. An ordinance to approve the exchange and was on the agenda for the Sept. 17 council meeting. The plan will be discussed furSee PROPERTY, Page A2
COLLECTION TIME Colin Thornton volunteers at the North College Hill Elementary School once a week to teach character traits as part of a Winners Walk Tall program. MONICA BOYLSON/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
PARENTS MODEL GOOD CHARACTER Volunteers in school working through Winner Walk Tall
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Colin Thornton explains how to be respectful to first grade students at North College Hill Elementary School. MONICA BOYLSON/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
In a classroom of first-graders at North College Hill Elementary School, Colin Thornton draws a lion on the board. “That doesn’t look like a lion,” one student speaks out. With a smile on his face, he shrugs it off and asks the students why it’s important to be respectful at the zoo. A sea of hands shoot into the air, each student eager to deliver their answers.
For Lisa Poli’s class, time with Thornton is a weekly event. The parent volunteer is teaching character education through Winners Walk Tall – a nonprofit organization that provides character-building lesson plans for people to implement in schools. “The school’s touchstone is, ‘You have the power to do the right thing,’ and this is a way to unify that effort,” he said. Thornton isn’t the only person participating in the program. Elementary school volun-
Lackey means double trouble for opponents See story, A5
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teers include Amy Bancroft, Tricia Evanson, Randy Henson, Dan Krimmer, Al Long, Elizabeth Meyer and Lesli Rice. “Last year, some of the parents had concerns about classes being too large and that kids misbehaved. We wanted to create a partnership between the parents and the teachers. The superintendent created a core committee of parents and teachers to talk about what we could do to improve the school,” he
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ther by the board and they are expected to take action at the Oct. 15 meeting. Mason said some ideas that were discussed included expanding the parking lot and widening an entrance to the city center. “This is a big decision. There will be a lot of discussion and consideration,” she said. This is not the first time the city and school district
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said. The group formed several committees for a range of activities from extracurricular to communications to the committee Thornton serves on, the character committee. “We’re completely focused on the elementary. We want to be character models for kids at a young age,” he said. Students in first through fourth grades are visited by a volunteer once a week for 20 to 30 minutes. Each month they focus on a particular character trait. Respect is the trait for Sep-
has exchanged property. North College Hill City Schools Superintendent Gary Gellert said the city acquired the former elementary school, which is now the city center, in exchange for property next to the new elementary school where the district installed a parking lot. “Nothing is formalized,” he said. “The city has no intentions of opening the pool. If we exchange property, we’ll demo the pool house and pool, convert it to a green space and then make plans.” tember. “I think it’s outstanding that we have parents volunteering and modeling in classrooms character education. I think the kids really respond to someone different, too,” superintendent Gary Gellert said. Thornton said he feels like he’s making a difference. “They’re excited. I can see by their reactions that some of them are really emotional about it. To be told that they have the power to do the right thing, I think they’re really starting to see that,” he said. For more information about the program or to volunteer, contact Thornton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mother of Mercy High School’s 2012-13 tuition is $9,250. An incorrect figure ran in the Directory of Catholic and Private Schools special section in last week’s Community Press.
the Forest Park Municipal Building, 1201 W. Kemper Road.
Once again, Northern Hills United Methodist Church, 6700 Winton Road in Finneytown, will sell pumpkins grown by the Navajo reservation in New Mexico. The sale will be from noon to 7 p.m. every day from Sunday, Sept. 30, until Wednesday, Oct. 31. Prices vary depending on the size. If you have questions, call the church office at 542-4010.
The Hamilton County Engineer’s Office will start its fall program of spraying along guardrails on county roads during the last week in September. The work will be done on county roads outside of incorporated areas to control weeds and plants that can block visibility and damage pavement. Questions or comments should be directed to Matt Yunger, Highway Superintendent with the Hamilton County Engineer’s Office at 513-9468420 or Patrick Cagle, Pavement Management at 513-946-8433.
Hearing set on group home
Great Oaks searches for alumni
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The Forest Park City Council will conduct a public hearing to consider a request for a development plan substantial revision to permit the construction of a group living facility at 1045 Kemper Meadow Drive. The hearing will be at 7:45 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 1, in Council Chambers of
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and others who are productive, leading members of society. Each year the Great Oaks Education Foundation honors Distinguished Alumni, those high school and adult graduates who have made their mark in the world. Nominations are now being accepted for this years Distinguished Alumni Awards. For an application, go to www.greatoaks.com/ alumni or contact Alumni Coordinator Andrea Earick at 513.612.3645 or email@example.com To be eligible for the Distinguished Alumni Award, nominees must have attended a Great Oaks full-time career program as an adult, high school or satellite student, and have graduated at least 10 years ago. Deadline for nominations is Friday, Oct. 12.
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation of Missoula, Mont., in conjunction with the Miami-Whitewater Chapter present Shooting Access for Everyone. The SAFE program is designed to give young people and shooting novices a positive safe rifle
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grams,” she said. Meagher said that by partnering with Spring-
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shooting experience. The free program will be on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Bevis Isaac Walton League, 3504 Bevis Lane. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and everyone must be registered by 10 a.m. to participate. The event is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and includes lunch. The program covers safe rifle handling, shooting, fishing, conservation class. There will also be corn hole. Call Pickins Window Service at 513-931-4432 to preregister.
McAuley open house
McAuley invites prospective students and parents to its annual McAuley High School Open House on Sunday, Oct. 14, at the school. 6000 Oakwood Ave. The event begins with Mass at 11 a.m., followed by tours at 12:20 p.m., 1 p.m. and 1:20 p.m. Register at www.mcauleyhs.net/openhouse2012 to save time at check-in and design your own tour. For more information, contact Marie Knecht at firstname.lastname@example.org or 513-681-1800, ext. 2272. field Township and other communities, soil and water conservation district can spread awareness about environmental protection. “It helps expand our limited resources,” she said. Both Meagher and Marengo nominated Flamm for the award. She received the award at a banquet hosted by district at Paul Brown Stadium. “It’s an honor to be recognized but it was really a group effort in doing what is right for families in our community,” Flamm said.
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Forest Park Police taking back prescription drugs Part of national program Sept. 29 Forest Park is participating in the National Prescription Drug take-back day The Drug Enforcement Administration and government, community, public health and law enforce-
ment partners have announced a nationwide prescription drug “Take-Back” initiative that seeks to prevent increased pill abuse and theft. The DEA will be collecting potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription and over-the-counter
drugs for destruction at sites nationwide on from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29th. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. In Forest Park, the collection site will be the Forest Park Police Department, 1201 West Kemper Road. Wright Gwyn, program
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The North College Hill Police Department has a new way to watch Veterans Park on Betts Avenue. Four cameras are running live feeds from the park to the police station and recording 24 hours a day. The video will be monitored by the police department and can be used as evidence should any crime occur. The camera installation is part of a department initiative to increase security throughout the city. Police Chief Gary Faust is calling it phase one. He said the second phase will include surveillance at various businesses in North College Hill and there are plans to install cameras
near known crime areas. “Veterans Park has the most activity. This is one of the most cost efficient ways of reducing crimes,” Faust said. The chief said that the system also gives officers the ability to monitor the feed on a computer, tablet or smart phone. “An officer could park a couple of blocks away and be able to watch the park from their device,” he said. “We’re hoping the park can be used as how it was intended. We want to preserve the park and present a safe environment for our community.” North College Hill Sgt. John Ferguson, who is in charge of special projects for the department spearheaded, the project as a way to combat fewer offi-
cers on staff. “ We’re trying to maintain equilibrium between our increased demand for service and fewer staff,” he said. Already Ferguson said there has been decreased activity in the park. In addition to the cameras, signs have been placed along the perimeter of the park alerting patrons that the park is being monitored at all hours. “If I never have to look at the video of this camera because it has served its purpose, it has paid for itself,” he said. Business owners who want to participate in the second phase of the project should contact the department at 521-7171. Cameras can be purchased for $1,000 .
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Asiauna Massey reels in a fire hose during a timed race at the Winton Woods Intermediate School where the Forest Park Fire Department was conducting a firefighter-style exercise drill. TONY JONES/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
Exercising with fire The Forest Park Fire Department conducting a firefighterstyle exercise drill at Winton Woods Intermediate School. All of the fifth- and sixth-graders ran, dragged and pulled their way through a timed course that they will do in the spring to see if they have improved their physical fitness over the school year. This is a new program that the Winton Woods Elementary through high school will be doing the same drill this fall quarter then again in the spring. Jianna Jones drills with a fire hose as Lt. Jermaine L. Hill, risk reduction specialist with the Forest Park Fire Department, runs around her in a race with the clock at the Winton Woods Intermediate School. The Forest Park Fire Department was conducting a firefighter-style exercise drill where all the students, fifth- and sixth-graders at the intermediate school ran, dragged and pulled their way through a timed course that they will do in the spring to see if they have improved their physical fitness over the school year. This is a new program that the Winton Woods Elementary through High School will be doing the same drill this fall quarter then agin in the spring. August 29, 2012 The Enquirer/ Tony Jones TONY JONES/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
Raven Reed drags a hose dummy with lots of encouragement from Forest Park Fire Fighter, Zac Swearingen at the Winton Woods Intermediate School. TONY JONES/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
A’Vyonna Kinsey runs down the court pulling a section of fire hose at the Winton Woods Intermediate School. TONY JONES/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
Alvion Sanders runs down court dragging a hose at the Winton Woods Intermediate School. TONY JONES/THE COMMUNITY PRESS Asiauna Massey drags a hose dummy down court at the Winton Woods Intermediate School where the Forest Park Fire Department was conducting a firefighter-style exercise drill. TONY JONES/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
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Lackey twins spell double trouble Monsters of Defense lead team By Tom Skeen firstname.lastname@example.org
MOUNT HEALTHY — In Mount Healthy, the term “Lackey” doesn’t mean servant or follower. It means double trouble for Fighting Owl football opponents. Twin brothers Justin and Jordan Lackey have teamed up to help the Mount Healthy football team to a 5-0 start and a topthree ranking in The Enquirer Divisions II-VI area coaches’ poll. While they compete on the same team on Friday nights, when they get home it’s a different story. “Me and my brother like competition,” Justin said. “We don’t like losing at all. We get home, play Madden (video game) and we get real mad when we lose. We take it just as serious as we do football.” Jordan made sure to point out who won the video game battle, at least for a day. “(The games are) competi-
Justin, right, and Jordan Lackey have combined for 4.5 sacks on the season to help the Owls get off to a 5-0 start this season. TOM SKEEN/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
tive,” he said. “I beat him twice (Sept. 19) with the Bengals. I made him quit.” While he may have had the upper hand on that day, the Lackeys never quit on the football field. Coach Arvie Crouch said they have the intangibles you can’t coach, like a high motor and heart. The 5-foot-9-inch juniors have combined for 4.5 sacks (Justin has 2.5), three forced fumbles and two fumble recov-
eries. “We just play hard and sometimes try to out-do each other,” Jordan said. “We just make sure we do each other’s job.” Jordan, who lines up at outside linebacker, and Justin, who is a defensive end, motivate their defense. While the whole team was exhausted from running sprints at practice, Justin walked around telling everybody he was ready for more. “We’ve been practicing real
hard,” Justin said. “Since two-adays and since the season started, we are working hard and have a lot to prove... We don’t want to rely on points this year. We want to rely on our record and go to the playoffs and maybe have home-field advantage.” At the same practice , Justin hit the quarterback in an 11-on-11 drill so hard it took him a few minutes to get up. And it was just practice. “It’s just motivation and working to play better to be the best you can be for our team,” Jordan said about what drives the two. “We want to go 10-0 but can only take it one game at a time.” Justin gave his defense the nickname “Monsters of Defense.” Even with that nickname and the defense giving up just 8.25 points per game, the brothers will never be satisfied with how their unit plays. “The defense has to pick it up,” Justin said. “The offense is doing great right now. They have a whole lot of weapons and we all have a lot of weapons. We have enough elements that can make it to state probably, but we are just going week by week.”
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Mohawks improved but still looking for wins over conference elite By Nick Dudukovich
McAuley's Libbi Giuliano, left, and Jordyn Thiery dig for the ball against Ursuline during the Sept. 18 match at Ursuline Academy.
COLLEGE HILL — Gene Toms is only in his third season at the helm of the McAuley volleyball program, but he knows his team has taken a big step in the right direction. The Mohawks already own three GGCL Scarlet wins, after securing just two victories last season. “We’ve come into the season with the highest expectations,” Toms said. And while Toms is pleased with his team’s start, the Mohawks still have some hurdles to clear. On Sept. 16, the Mohawks played Ursuline in a clash between two of the city’s top-ranked teams. Ursuline entered the contest ranked No. 4 in the Enquirer’s city poll, while McAuley was fifth. But despite the momentum the Mo-
hawks carried into the match, Ursuline eliminated the Mohawks in four games. Two days later, McAuley fell 3-0 to Mount Notre Dame — the No. 1-ranked team in the state. “Those are the opportunities to climb in those rankings,” Toms said. “…It’s the Ursulines and (Mount Notre Dames) and Lakotas…those are the teams we need to
beat to move ahead.” As McAuley bunkers down for the second half of the season, the squad should continue to receive stellar efforts from several players along the way. At hitter, Jordyn Thiery and Taylor Bove have been consistent when it comes to cashing in points. “We’re going to go as far as they are able to take us,” Toms said. “They’re a major part of our offense.” Bove is fifth in the Scarlet with 108 kills (through Sept. 19), while Thiery is right behind her with 99. See MCAULEY, Page A6
St. Xavier quarterback Nicholas Tensing throws an 80-yard touchdown to Kevin Milligan on the first play against Moeller. JOSEPH FUQUA II/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
St. X, Tensing bomb Crusaders By Tom Skeen email@example.com
After a pair of last-minute losses the last two weeks, St. Xavier came out firing and scored on five of its seven first-half possessions en route to a 49-21 victory over previously unbeaten Moeller. Junior quarterback Nick Tensing tossed for 248 yards and four touchdowns, including 208 in the first half and all four scores. Senior wide out Kevin Milligan caught nine balls for 139 yards and two scores, while running back C.J. Hilliard rushed for 131 yards and a score on 17 carries. On defense, seniors Ryan Berning and Joe Barrett each recorded 13 tackles, while junior Nick Carovillano had three tackles for loss and a sack. The Crusaders entered the game ranked No. 1 in the Enquirer Division I area coaches’ poll, No. 2 in the AP state poll and No. 9 nationally by USA Today. After averaging 481.5 yards per game and 43.3 points through the first four games, the Bombers held the Crusaders to 345 yards of offense. The Bomber offense got rolling early with Tensing hooking up with Milligan for an 80-yard touchdown on the first play of the game. It was 14-0 three plays later when Ryan Frey intercepted a Spencer Iacovone pass and returned it for a 32 yards for a score. The Bombers will look to move to 4-2 when the travel to Elder Sept. 28.
Summit 14, North College Hill 6
Summit had just enough offense to edge the visiting Trojans. The teams played to a scoreless tie until the fourth quarter, when Summit junior quarterback Antonio Woods connected with his receivers for a pair of touchdowns. NCH running back Tevin Brown put the Trojans on the scoreboard with a 70-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter. Next game: NCH plays at Cincinnati Country Day Sept. 28.
Mount Healthy 35, Little Miami 0
Lightning caused the game to be called halfway through the See FOOTBALL, Page A6
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third quarter, but Mount Healthy was well in control by then in a win over host Little Miami Friday night. Junior quarterback/ wide receiver Tyree Elliott was a dual threat for Mount Healthy, which improves to 5-0. Elliott had six carries for 99 yards and three scores and completed his only pass for a touchdown. Mount Healthy running back Leon Currie-Davis also had nine rushes for 107 yards. Next game: The Owls hosts Ross Sept. 28.
Madeira 49, Finneytown 20
Madeira senior running back Timmy James had 23 carries for 271 yards and four touchdowns. Madeira senior quarterback Zack Jansen was 10 of 15 for 140 yards and two touchdowns. Jansen also rushed six times for 59 yards and a touchdown. Next game: The Wildcats will look for their first win of the season Sept. 28 when they host Mariemont.
Taft 32, Aiken 0
Taft quarterback Mike Williams threw a pair of touchdowns and Carl Cha-
ney added a rushing touchdown along with an interception return for a score to help Taft move to 3-2 on the year. The Taft defense held Aiken to just 32 total yards. Next game: The Falcons look to rebound against Western Hills Sept. 28.
Gamble Montessori 36, Hillcrest 0
No other information was available before press time. Next game: The Gators will look to make it three in a row when they host Fayetteville-Perry Sept. 28.
Winton Woods 17, Thurgood Marshall 13 The Warriors continued their hot streak by beating the top-rated team in the Division III, Region12 Harbin Ratings. The victory gives the Warriors their fourth in a row, all over quality opponents. Next game: Winton Woods looks to make it five in a row when the team travels to Jonathan Alder Sept. 28.
Dayton CJ 53, Roger Bacon 8
Roger Bacon got a 14yard touchdown pass in the first quarter when Ruggiero Deluca connected with Eli Nixon, but Chaminade Julienne was too much as the Spartans fell to 0-5. Next game: The Spartans host Carroll Sept. 28.
St. Xavier wide receiver Kevin Milligan (28) catches a pass for a touchdown against Moeller’s Sam Hubbard (6) in the second quarter. JOSEPH FUQUA II/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
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Grippa solidifies legacy MONFORT HEIGHTS —
After 10 seasons at the helm of the La Salle High School football program, Lancers’ head coach Tom Grippa is the school’s alltime wins leader. Grippa earned his 58th victory during the Lancers’ 70-22 win against Northwest (Ind.) Sept. 14. The veteran coach said he was proud of the accomplishment, but quickly pointed out that he wouldn’t be in this position without the help of the people around him. “My coaches and players have to get credit for this, not just me,” he said. “I’m real proud of what we built here at La Salle High School and I think it’s been the best 10 years in La Salle’s football history.” Grippa was an assistant with the Lancers from 1980-1987. He returned in 2003 as head coach. He said all of his teams have been special and unique, but said the 2010 squad stands out because that version of the Lancers
La Salle head coach Tom Grippa instructs junior running back Lemo Weyer before running a play at practice, Aug. 4. NICK DUDUKOVICH/STAFF
“was the best team in La Salle football history.” That squad went 9-1 during the regular season, en route to the Greater Catholic League South championship. Grippa added that he’s also fond of the 2005 squad, which beat Moeller and Elder en route to an 8-2 record. Back in the saddle: The Lancers faced some adversity with quarterback Brad Burkhart missing the first two games because of injury.
The duo benefits from the setting of Courtney Gildan, who is third in the league with 183 assists. Defensively, Alexis Bierbaum and Katie Sterwerf provide a competitive advantage because of their ability to alter the other team’s shot. Both
Registration for Forest Park’s recreational basketball, for second through 12th grades, is going on now. Cost is $60 for Forest Park residents, and $70 for nonresidents. Registration deadline is Oct. 10. No refund will be given after teams are formed. A late fee of $10 will be charged after the deadline if space is
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guson helped fill the void at halfback and is making the most of his touches. He carried the ball four times for 57 yards in week three against Princeton, and followed up 73 yards in five carries against Northwest in week four. “He’s one of the best sophomore football players in the whole city,” Grippa said. “The sky is the limit for what he can accomplish if he commits himself and buys in…” Bend, don’t break: “Make them snap it one more time.” That’s the mantra the Lancers’ defense lives by. Grippa said the unit may give up a lot of yards, but at the same time, the Lancers can came up with a turnover in the blink of an eye. Entering week five, the Lancers allowed 376 yards per game — a number not helped by the 466 yards Lakota West racked up in week one. But at the same time, La Salle intercepted opposing offenses eight times this year, while the defense recovered five fumbles.
players have combined for 59 blocks. “In this league, where you play each team that’s got a girl going, or a recruit going to play Division I college…and playing so high above the net…I think that’s probably one of our biggest strengths this year,” Toms said. “To be able to slow some of those girls down…it’s winning us points at the net.”
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Burkhart returned against Princeton Sept. 7, and has played solidly. In his first two starts, He was 27-of-46 for 443 yards and five touchdowns against one interception. Grippa likes how the senior’s played but knows Burkart is not all the way back. “He’s played pretty good…He’s still a little rusty and he’s still leaving some plays on the field…but he’s making great decisions,” he said. “I’m really proud of how he’s developed as a quarterback. He keeps getting better and improving and we’re kind of excited about what our team can do.” In the backfield: Lancers’ halfback Morgan Wilcox got off to a nice start this season before going down with an ankle injury. He rushed for 230 yards and two scores during the first two weeks of the season. Grippa said the team will make sure Wilcox is close to 100 percent before he’s put back into action. “We need him back. No doubt about it,” he said. Sophomore Kevin Fer-
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» Cincinnati Christian blanked Winton Woods 6-0, Sept. 15. » Finneytown beat Ross 4-1, Sept. 15 behind two goals from Luke Cobbs and Bret Marshall. Reading blanked Finneytown 2-0, Sept. 18. The Wildcats are now 2-4-1 on the season. » Mount Healthy lost to Withrow 4-1, Sept. 17. Justin Robertson notched the lone goal. » St. Xavier and Carroll played to a 1-1 tie Sept. 18. Phil Albers scored the goal for the Bombers, who are 4-2-2 on the season.
» Finneytown defeated St. Bernard 4-1, Sept. 15 behind two goals from Rebecca Snyder. The Lady Wildcats played to a 2-2 tie with CHCA Sept. 17. Morgan Wolfram and Anna Berlon found the back of the net for Finneytown. Rebecca Snyder and Lindsey Harmon scored goals to lead the Wildcats to a 2-0 victory over Reading Sept. 19. » Roger Bacon beat Stivers, 5-1, Sept. 15. Shelby Watterson and Ellyn Nichols each scored two goals. The Spartans followed up with a 9-0 win over Withrow Sept. 18. Jackie Frame scored three goals.
» Mount Healthy lost by 13 strokes to Norwood Sept. 17. Mount Healthy lost to Edgewood by 47 strokes
Sept. 18. The Owls are now 0-9. » St. Xavier defeated Sycamore by 23 strokes Sept. 17. Nick Schlotman and Michael Misleh each shot 3-over-par 38 at Camargo Country Club to earn medalist honors. St. Xavier shot 166 to finish second in a quad match with Badin (159), Talawanda (177) and Purcell Marian (185). Jeff Kroeger and Quinn Shumate each shot a 39 to lead the Bombers. The Bombers shot a 152 to win a quad-match against Moeller, Elder and La Salle. Matt Schiller was medalist with a one-overpar 37. » Finneytown lost to Reading by 10 strokes Sept. 19. Senior Matt Sawyer shot a 43 for the Wildcats.
» Wyoming blanked Finneytown 5-0, Sept. 17.
» Mount Healthy won the fifth set 15-5 to defeat Clark Montessori 3-2, Sept. 15. The Lady Owls made it two in-a-row after a straight set victory over Winton Woods Sept. 17. » Finneytown lost in five sets to Deer Park Sept. 18. » Northwest beat Mount Healthy in four sets Sept. 18.
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» Mount Healthy finished eighth at the Milford Invitational Sept. 15. At the Hamilton Big Blue Invitational Sept. 18, Mount Healthy finished first, with Finneytown sec-
ond and Winton Woods third. Alex Hughes finished first overall and set a new personal record with a time of 16:10. » St. Xavier finished sixth with 122 points at the Covington Catholic Invitational Sept. 15.
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» The Elder Moms Club is organizing a food collection drive to benefit a local food pantry. Visitors who attend the Elder/St. Xavier high school football game Sept. 28 at The Pit will find the moms taking monetary donations and non-perishable items at the gate. The Holy Family/St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry assisted 2,214 families in June, July and August, including 6,708 clients (3,127 of them children). The donations would go toward filling that food pantry’s needs. Items most needed are: Peanut butter, toilet paper and diapers of all sizes. Other needed items include: Food such as canned fruit, vegetables, meat/tuna, pasta, etc.; personal care items such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, conditioner, soap; and baby items such as wipes, baby bath, powder and ointments. Monetary donations can also be mailed to Holy Family Food Pantry, 3006 W. Eighth St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45205.
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I am amazed and irritated with the way taxpayers’ money is spent by the schools. Reading the Community Press I read about how the budget is stressed and the school cut out busing. Now the school wants to build not just one building but two. I am a common-sense person so I will put in laymen terms. You don’t go out and build a new house when you can’t even afford to put gas in your car. I have three houses in this school district that I pay property taxes on. I understand that does not pay for all the bills for the school, but I do not receive any benefit from the school. That is busing. I have a daughter that goes to Scarlet Oaks, that I drive to the high school where she catches a bus to Scarlet Oaks. I have another daughter that goes to Roger Bacon. Furthermore (the superintendent) talked about contracting out jobs for the school. The ones she referred to were those that clean the buildings, drive the school buses and the people that are the real people that make things happen. Did you cut your salary Miss Superintendent? Mike Backs Springfield Township
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TedX works toward cultural understanding The greatest benefit for me to working with groups like TEDxCincinnati is the inspiration that is passed along by people who are truly passionate about affecting change. For the past several weeks I’ve been part of the TEDxCincinnati leadership team, working to bring people together for an Oct. 4 “Every Lisa Desatnik COMMUNITY PRESS Citizen a Diplomat.” GUEST COLUMNIST Sponsored by Cincinnati USA Sister Cities and Sister Cities International, TEDxCincinnati will bring thought provoking ideas to life at the National Undergound Railroad Freedom Center with speakers and performers. They’ll share personal stories and talk about the power within each of us to bridge cultural understanding and cooperation, and to build and strengthen relationships
in our own communities, our country and around the world. Our ultimate goal? We want to spark energy, conversation and action. We want to build on Greater Cincinnati’s momentum that we’ve already demonstrated this summer of embracing diverse cultures with openness and appreciation. When Bob Herring, principal of Nativity School in Pleasant Ridge, told me he believes that in order to move forward, we must begin with the kids in elementary school I could hear his conviction in his voice. He has facilitated 42 student exchanges with 24 school in 18 countries since joining the School in 1984; and the School has been involved with the international ‘Friendship Project’ much longer. Right now actually his school is hosting students from Hungary. “If we could bring the young people of the world together, they could form those friendships and relationships that would lead to a future we all want. They would
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learn that stereotypes that they held about other nations and cultures, other traditions and languages were really not true,” he had told the St. An-
thony Messenger. I learned this firsthand when, as an 11-year-old, I was involved with Children’s International Summer Village. It really didn’t seem to matter when I didn’t use the same words to communicate with others from countries I had only seen on a map. The language of smiles and laughter, tears and hugs, hopes and dreams…those are universal. When people of different cultures, races, religions, ages, and socio-economic backgrounds come together with openness and cooperation it is a beautiful thing. When all of us not just accept but appreciate how diversity strengthens us and strengthens our community, then we all benefit. I invite you to join us. It is going to be a powerful night. To register, please visit www.TEDxCincinnati.com. Lisa Desatnik is freelance public relations consultant. She lives in Dillonvale.
Finneytown Middle School presented its first Citizenship Award. The award is given to students who are helpful and considerate, willing to put others first, listen to the views of others and think about what they have to say, help people who are not in a position to help themselves, work hard and is always willing to learn, and is well mannered and pleasant. This week’s Seventh-Grade Citizenship Award winners: Mabinta Drammeh, James Mack, Rochea Brown, Julia Brueggemeyer, and Solomon Efetevbia. THANKS TO SHAWN MUAS
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Part D prescription drug costs is rated 89. Bringing home the silver, in second place, the Retirement Estimator scored a 91. And the top-rated online service in government is the online application for Social Security benefits, with a satisfaction score of 92. It’s worth noting that even our newest online service is already scoring high praise. Since being launched in May, the
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Festival ‘celebrates’ Mt. Healthy Mount Healthy said goodbye to summer with Celebrate Mount Healthy Sept. 8, at the city park. Hundreds attended the event that was complete with a car show, music, food and fireworks to name a few.
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Sylvia Lawson, left, gets a Celebrate Mount Healthy t-shirt from Mayor Joe Roetting at the city charter information booth.
Parker Bonert, 9, Fairfield, gets ready to take a swing at a frog jump game at Celebrate Mount Healthy.
The SPCA brought several dogs and cats to Celebrate Mount Healthy to be adopted. From left, Chesney Day, 7, Matthew Day, 12, and Riley Meder, 5, take a liking to dog Jackson.
Andrea Holbrook, left, paints a butterfly on 6-year-old Natalie Raines.
Celebrate Mount Healthy wouldn’t be complete without food. Mount Healthy resident Diana Stephenson takes a big bite into a bratwurst.
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THINGS TO DO IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD THURSDAY, SEPT. 27 Art Exhibits Charley Harper Quilt Show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, 3455 Poole Road, Quilts with Charley Harper designs from the RiverCity Quilters. Presented by Hamilton County Park District 521-7275. Colerain Township.
Community Dance 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. 20. 929-2427. Greenhills.
Dance Classes Square Dance Lessons, 7:309:30 p.m., Forest Park Activity Center, 651 W. Sharon Road, Low-impact activity to improve your mind, body and spirit. Ages 9 and up. $5. Presented by Happy Time Squares. 232-1303. Forest Park. Flamenco Dance Class, 4:455:30 p.m., Cincinnati Dance and Movement Center, 880 Compton Road, Learn Spanish flamenco, style of dancing that uses handclapping and stamping of feet. $42 per month. Registration required. 521-8462; www.cincinnatidance.com. Springfield Township.
Farmers Market College Hill Farm Market, 3-6:30 p.m., College Hill Presbyterian Church, 5742 Hamilton Ave., Eggs, cheese, bread, baked goods, seasonal fruits and vegetables, jams, honey and micro-greens. Weekly events and music. Free. Presented by College Hill Farm Market. 5420007; www.collegehillfarmmarket.org. College Hill.
Health / Wellness Zumba Fitness Classes, 7:15 p.m., Colerain Township Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Greg Insco, instructor. $5. 741-8802; www.coleraintwp.org. Colerain Township.
On Stage - Children’s Theater The Sword in the Stone, 7-9 p.m., The Grove Banquet Hall, 9158 Winton Road, Children invited to wear pajamas. Preshow activities begin at 7 p.m., followed by performance. Complementary healthy snack follows. Sponsored by ArtsWave. Benefits Springfield Township Arts and Enrichment Council. $2 suggested donation. Presented by The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati. 522-1410; springfieldtwp.org/childrenstheatre.cfm. Finneytown.
Senior Citizens Exercise to Music, 10-11 a.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road, $1. 385-3780. Green Township. Open Bridge, 12:15-3:15 p.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road, Free. 385-3780. Green Township.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 28 Art Exhibits Charley Harper Quilt Show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, 521-7275. Colerain Township.
Exercise Classes Low Impact Fitness, 10-11 a.m., Colerain Township Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Workout mix of low impact, cardio and strength moves. Bring weights and water. Resistance bands and small fitness balls provided. Ages 18 and up. $5. 741-8802; www.coleraintwp.org. Colerain Township.
Farmers Market Lettuce Eat Well Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m., Harvest Home Park, 3961 North Bend Road, Locally produced food items. Free. Presented by Lettuce Eat Well. 661-1792; www.lewfm.org. Cheviot. Colerain Township Farmers Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Colerain Township Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Fresh, local produce. 741-8802; www.coleraintwp.org. Colerain Township.
Senior Citizens Pinochle, Noon-4 p.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620
Epley Road, 385-3780. Green Township. Arthritis Exercise, Noon-12:45 p.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road, Workout to videos geared to help lessen arthritis symptoms. For seniors. Free. 385-3780. Green Township. Taking Off Pounds Sensibly, 10-11 a.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road, Weight loss support and accountability. For seniors. $28 annual fee. 385-3780. Green Township.
Support Groups Five Love Languages and a Date with Your Spouse, 7-8:30 p.m., Family Life Center, 703 Compton Road, Appetizers and desserts provided. Explore how couples can strengthen their relationships by understanding how to show love in the most meaningful way. Free. Registration required. 931-5777; tinyurl.com/familylifecenter. Finneytown.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 29 Art Exhibits Charley Harper Quilt Show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, 521-7275. Colerain Township.
Benefits Bowling Fundraiser, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Heid’s Lanes, 6341 Cheviot Road, Includes bowling, shoes, food and soda. Cash bar. Also prizes, raffle and split-the-pot. Benefits local charities. $50 per couple. Presented by Exchange Club of Northwest Cincinnati. 385-0039. White Oak.
Civic Yard Trimmings Drop-off, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Kuliga Park, 6717 Bridgetown Road, Hamilton County residents may drop off yard trimmings. Free to all Hamilton County Residents. Bring proof of residency. Landscapers and commercial establishments not eligible to participate. Free. Presented by Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District 946-7766; www.hamiltoncountyrecycles.org. Green Township. Yard Trimmings Drop-off, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Rumpke Sanitary Landfill, 3800 Struble Road, Hamilton County residents may drop off yard trimmings. Free to all Hamilton County Residents. Bring proof of residency. Landscapers and commercial establishments not eligible to participate. Free. Presented by Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District 946-7766; www.hamiltoncountyrecycles.org. Colerain Township.
Films Family Movie Night, 6-8 p.m., New Vision Church of God, 2680 Roosevelt Ave., Movie: “Facing the Giants.” Free. 937-725-1750. Colerain Township.
Karaoke and Open Mic Karaoke with Uncle Don, 9:30 p.m., Poor Michael’s, 11938 Hamilton Ave., Free. 825-9958. Springfield Township.
Music - Blues Sonny Moorman Group, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Legends, 3801 Harrison Ave., $5. 662-1222; www.legendscincinnati.com. Cheviot.
Nature Leaf ID Hike, 3 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Winton Centre. See how many different leaves you can identify and you may win a prize. Free, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District 521-7275; www.greatparks.org. Springfield Township.
Art Exhibits Charley Harper Quilt Show, Noon-4 p.m., Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, 521-7275. Colerain Township.
Civic Yard Trimmings Drop-off, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Kuliga Park, Free. 946-7766; www.hamiltoncountyrecycles.org. Green Township. Yard Trimmings Drop-off, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Rumpke Sanitary Landfill, Free. 946-7766; www.hamiltoncountyrecycles.org. Colerain Township.
Exercise Classes Yoga, 4-5 p.m., Guenthner Physical Therapy, 5557 Cheviot Road, Strengthen, stretch and tone with gentle postures that
release tension rand support the integrity of the spine. Family friendly. $7 walk-in; $120 for 10 classes. 923-1700; www.guenthnerpt.com. Monfort Heights.
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s Art Reach Program presents “The Sword in the Stone” at The Grove, 9158 Winton Road, from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27.
Literary - Signings German Heritage Book Signing, 2-4 p.m., German Heritage Museum, 4790 West Fork Road, Dr. Don Heinrich Tolzmann, president of the German-American Citizens League and curator of the German Heritage Museum, will sign “Over-the-Rhine Tour Guide” and “Christian Moerlein: The Man and His Brewery.” 574-1741; www.gacl.org. Green Township.
Music - Concerts Tenth Avenue North, 7:30 p.m., The Underground, 1140 Smiley Ave., Christian, contemporary band from Florida. The Struggle Tour. With Audrey Assad and Rend Collective Experiment. $40 VIP; $22, $18 advance. 825-8200; www.theug.com. Forest Park.
Made to Crave, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Family Life Center, 703 Compton Road, Reach your healthy goals and grow closer to God through the process. Helpful companion to use alongside whatever healthy eating approach you choose. Free. 931-5777. Finneytown. Divorce Support Group, 7-9 p.m., Family Life Center, 703 Compton Road, Information on getting over loss of partner, grief over being single, giving up unrealistic expectations that lead to unneeded guilt and frustration, developing strong support system and sources of self-esteem. Family friendly. Free. Registration required. 931-5777. Finneytown.
THURSDAY, OCT. 4 Community Dance Royal Rounds, 2-4 p.m., Greenhills Community Church Presbyterian, $6. 929-2427. Greenhills.
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Square Dance Lessons, 7:309:30 p.m., Forest Park Activity Center, $5. 232-1303. Forest Park. Flamenco Dance Class, 4:455:30 p.m., Cincinnati Dance and Movement Center, $42 per month. Registration required. 521-8462; www.cincinnatidance.com. Springfield Township.
Zumba, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road, Wear comfortable workout attire and gym shoes. Bring water. $5. Presented by Deb’s Fitness Party. 205-5064; www.debsfitnessparty.com. Green Township. Strengthening, Flexibility and Core Class, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Guenthner Physical Therapy, 5557 Cheviot Road, Enter at rear of building. Enhance flexibility and strengthen all major muscle groups and core using bands, balls and weights. $7. 923-1700; www.guenthnerpt.com. Monfort Heights.
Music - Blues Blues Jam, 8:30 p.m., Poor Michael’s, 11938 Hamilton Ave., With Tri-state blues artists. Free. 825-9958. Springfield Township.
Seminars Job Search Seminar, 1:30-3 p.m., Family Life Center, 703 Compton Road, Weekly speakers advise job seekers on how to conduct an effective job search. Family friendly. Free. Registration required. 931-5777. Finneytown.
Senior Citizens Pinochle, Noon-4 p.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3853780. Green Township.
Support Groups Coping with Depression, 7-8:30 p.m., Family Life Center, 703 Compton Road, Educational, non-therapy group, with a holistic approach to managing and reducing the impact of depression. Family friendly. Free. Registration required. 931-5777; www.northminsterchurch.net. Finneytown.
TUESDAY, OCT. 2 Art & Craft Classes Art Access, 6-8 p.m., Colerain Township Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Artists and students 18 and up use center’s Art Room to work on smaller pieces of glass fusing, stained glass, pottery and more. Students bring supplies. Ages 18 and up. $7. 741-8802; www.coleraintwp.org. Colerain Township.
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Health / Wellness Lunch and Learn, Noon-1 p.m., Guenthner Physical Therapy, 5557 Cheviot Road, Learn about topics on improving your health and wellness. Free. 923-1700; www.guenthnerpt.com. Monfort Heights.
Continentals Round Dance Club, 2:30-4 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1553 Kinney Ave., Phase III-V level round dance club. $6. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427. Mount Healthy.
Quilting, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road, Make blankets to donate to Project Linus and Children’s Hospital. For seniors. 385-3780. Green Township. Exercise to Music, 10-11 a.m., Green Township Senior Center, $1. 385-3780. Green Township. Ceramics, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road, 385-3780. Green Township. Stability Ball, 9:30-10 a.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road, Bring your own stability ball and work on strengthening your core. For seniors. 385-3780. Green Township. Euchre, 12:30-3:30 p.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road, Open game. For seniors. 385-3780. Green Township. Pattern Dancing, 1-2:30 p.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road, Learn line dancing and have fun while exercising. For seniors. Free. 385-3780. Green Township. Billiards, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620
Dance Classes Adult Dance Fitness Class, 9:15-10 a.m., Cincinnati Dance and Movement Center, 880 Compton Road, Various dance styles incorporated. Family friendly. $126 for 10 weeks. Registration required. 521-8462; www.cincinnatidance.com. Springfield Township.
Exercise Classes Pilates Mat Class, 11 a.m., Guenthner Physical Therapy, 5557 Cheviot Road, Taught by Judy Feazell. $15 drop-in; $120 for 10 classes. 923-1700; www.guenthnerpt.com. Monfort Heights. Tai Chi Fitness for Adults, 6-6:45 p.m., Cincinnati Dance and Movement Center, 880 Compton Road, Slow, fluid movements build strength and
Epley Road, Free. 385-3780. Green Township.
Support Groups Finding Your Way through Loss, 7-8:30 p.m., Family Life Center, 703 Compton Road, Support and information on adjusting to change in life and grief over loss, cherishing positive memories, giving up unrealistic expectations that may lead to guilt and frustration, developing strong support system, finding sources of self-esteem and reducing stress. Free. Registration required. 931-5777. Finneytown.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 3 Clubs & Organizations Mothers of Preschooler Monthly Meeting, 9-11:30 a.m., LifeSpring Christian Church, 1373 W. Galbraith Road, Room 161. Mothers with children from newborns to kindergartners welcome. Morning of building relationships with other moms, eating breakfast, listening to speakers on variety of topics, making crafts, playing games, group discussion and more. Free child care provided. Membership: $23.95 per year. Presented by Mothers of Preschoolers - LifeSpring. 271-5775; www.mops.org. North College Hill.
Senior Citizens Pinochle, Noon-4 p.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3853780. Green Township. Vintage Artist, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road, Beginners welcome. Bring own supplies. For seniors. Free. 385-3780. Green Township. Knitting and Crocheting, 10-11:30 a.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road, Knit or crochet blankets for Project Linus. Yarn provided. For seniors. Free. 385-3780. Green Township. Wood Carving, 1-3 p.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road, Carve with Greenwood Chippers. Many different techniques used: relief carvings, scroll saw, figurines. Bring own tools. For seniors. Free. 3853780. Green Township. Wii Bowling, 2-3:30 p.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road, Free. 385-3780. Green Township. Zumba Gold, 1-2 p.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road, Modified Zumba for seniors with standing and chair participation. For seniors. $3, $25 for 10 classes. Presented by Deb’s Fitness Party. 205-5064; www.debsfitnessparty.com. Green Township.
Breakfast and Learn: All About Arthritis, 9-10 a.m., Tag’s Café and Coffee Bar, 5761 Springdale Road, Learn about what arthritis is, who is susceptible to it, what causes it, how to relieve it and steps to help prevent joint disease. Ages 21 and up. Free. Reservations required. Presented by Foundation for Wellness Professionals. 941-0378. Colerain Township. Zumba Fitness Classes, 7:15 p.m., Colerain Township Community Center, $5. 741-8802; www.coleraintwp.org. Colerain Township.
Parenting Classes Pathways Connect Gathering Group, 7-8 p.m., Apex Chiropractic and Wellness Center, 8624 Winton Road, Suite B, For parents to meet like-minded community members and build social and health connections. Topics include science of wellness, nutrition, child development, birth and pregnancy, and more. Free. Registration required. 931-4300; www.apexchirocenter.com. Finneytown.
Senior Citizens Exercise to Music, 10-11 a.m., Green Township Senior Center, $1. 385-3780. Green Township. Open Bridge, 12:15-3:15 p.m., Green Township Senior Center, Free. 385-3780. Green Township.
FRIDAY, OCT. 5 Community Dance Cincy A2, 8-10:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1553 Kinney Ave., Advanced level square dance club for experienced dancers. Family friendly. $5. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427. Mount Healthy.
Farmers Market Lettuce Eat Well Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m., Harvest Home Park, Free. 661-1792; www.lewfm.org. Cheviot. Colerain Township Farmers Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Colerain Township Community Center, 741-8802; www.coleraintwp.org. Colerain Township.
Festivals Donauschwaben Oktoberfest, 6 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Donauschwaben Park, 4290 Dry Ridge Road, German music, dance group performances and Trachten Parade. Wide selection of food and drink with 20-plus Car show on Sunday. $3. Presented by Donauschwaben Society. 385-2098; www.donauschwaben.com. Colerain Township.
Health / Wellness TriHealth Women’s Services Van, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Good Samaritan Medical Center Western Ridge, 6949 Good Samaritan Drive, Digital screening mammography. Free. Registration required. Presented by TriHealth Women’s Services Van. Through Oct. 19. 569-6565. Dent.
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Fall is time to use oven Go hiking
Sometimes I’ll use just breasts and thighs. the high heat gives the chicken an incredibly crisp skin. This is one of those “hurry home” meals. Freshly ground pepper makes this a standout dish. If you don’t have a peppermill, put it on your wish list. Makes all the difference in the world, and pepper has lots of antioxidants. Ditto for the oregano, one of the most healing herbs on the planet.
1 chicken, cut up, about 3
Roasted Greek chicken is a good dish to hurry home for. THANKS TO RITA HEIKENFELD
MORE OKTOBERFEST RECIPES ON RITA’S BLOG, COOKING WITH RITA. pounds 6 Italian tomatoes, cut into quarters 1 very large yellow onion 4 Yukon gold or large red potatoes, cut into quarters or big chunks Salt and pepper to taste ¼ cup fresh oregano, or a generous 2 teaspoons dry 1 ⁄3 cup olive oil or bit more as needed 1 ⁄3 cup fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced
Preheat oven to 450. Toss chicken, tomatoes, onion and potatoes with salt and pepper. Put chicken and vegetables in large bowl. Mix oregano, oil, lemon juice and garlic together. Pour over chicken and vegetables. Put into shallow roasting pan, placing chicken pieces skin side up on top of vegetables. Roast 1 hour or until chicken is golden and cooked through.
Big & bold onion rings OK I can’t figure out where the recipe originated, but it has been in my files for a while with a shorthand note that I can’t read. (Funny, I can still write in shorthand so easily, but the translation is another matter …). Anyway, the note from the sender said “This has spoiled me. No restaurant rings are as good.” For Megan, an Anderson Township reader. Oil for frying 2 large sweet Vidalia onions 2 cans, 5 oz ea., evaporated milk 1 cup flour ½ teaspoon dry mustard Cayenne pepper – start with 1/4 teaspoon or to taste 1 teaspoon paprika Salt to taste
Heat 1 inch of oil in frying pan over medium
Great Parks Club has upcoming tours scheduled Adults age 50 and older are invited to join the Hamilton County Park District Great Parks Club. The club includes various programs that entertain and educate about the parks and other fun recreational activities around Cincinnati. There is still room available for: Zinzinnati German Beer Tour – Friday, Oct. 26, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m Brew masters from Germany brought their dreams and their craft from the Fatherland to Cincinnati. They became the wealthy Beer Barons that helped shape the city and culture. Explore the beer industry above and
below the city streets including an Over-the-Rhine underground brewery tour. Winton Woods. Cost is $65 per person, registration is required by Oct. 18 at GreatParks.org. Stories Of The Grove Tour – Friday, Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The famous, infamous and anonymous of Spring Grove Cemetery will be revealed in this tour. After lunch, the tour will also examine the hidden meanings behind the symbols on gravestones that give voice to the stories of the stones. Winton Woods. Cost is $40 per person, registration is required by Oct. 25 at GreatPark-
s.org. Adults can register for these programs at GreatParks.org or by sending their name, address, daytime phone number and the appropriate fee to Great Parks Club, Hamilton County Park District, 10245 Winton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231. Make checks payable to the Hamilton County Park District. A valid Hamilton County Park District Motor Vehicle Permit ($10 annual; $3 daily) is required to enter the parks. For additional information, please visit GreatParks.org or call 513-0521-PARK (7275).
Park district has slate of hikes The Hamilton County Park District offers programs and events yearround that give opportunities to experience the seasons in the great outdoors. Autumn is one of the best times to get outside and enjoy some fresh air and fall color. This October, check out these free fall hikes: » Saturday Oct. 6, 2 p.m.: The Flowers Of Fall Walk along the trail in search of the season’s best wildflowers including many goldenrods and asters. Identify the inconspicuous ragweed and learn why the showy goldenrods are not the source of the allergies you may experience in the fall. Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve/Pin Oak Trail. » Sunday Oct. 7, 2 p.m.: Fall Color Shawnee Lookout Hike Enjoy this hike over the hills traveled by ancient Hopewell people and see overlooks of the Ohio and the Great Miami Rivers under some fabulous fall foliage. Shawnee Lookout/Miami Fort Trail. » Sunday Oct. 7, 3 p.m.: Autumn Ramble Hike Take a walk in the fall woods with the naturalist
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Mix together 1 cup sour cream, cayenne pepper and cumin to taste (start with about 1/2 teaspoon each) and stir in chili sauce to taste, starting with 1/4 cup. Ingredients Frosty Orange Julius Gosh, this brings back memories from when my kids were young. What goes around, comes around. 6 oz frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed 1 cup milk 1 cup water ¼ cup sugar or substitute 1-½ teaspoons vanilla extract 10 to 12 ice cubes
Directions In a blender, combine the orange juice, milk, water, sugar and vanilla. Cover and blend until smooth. With blender running, add ice cubes, one at a time, through the opening in lid. Blend until smooth. Serve immediately. Yield: 4-5 servings. Rita Nader Heikenfeld is an herbalist, educator and author.
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and learn how plants and animals are getting ready for winter. Sharon Woods/ Sharon Centre. » Wednesday Oct. 10, 8:30 a.m.: Walk Club Autumn Hike Walk Club members and folks 50 and older are invited to reconnect with nature and enjoy the changing foliage by joining the Miami Whitewater Forest naturalist for a 0.8 mile hike on the Oakleaf Trail. Miami Whitewater Forest/Timberlakes Program Shelter. » Thursday Oct. 18, 10 am: Fall Splendor Hike Explore Sharon Woods’ back country in the time of fall colors. Hikers will look for wildlife along the way as they spend time among the colorful trees, seeking out some good photo opportunities. Parts of this hike will be off-trail and strenuous. Sharon Woods/ Sharon Centre. A valid Hamilton County Park District Motor Vehicle Permit ($10 annual; $3 daily) is required to enter the parks. For additional information, please visit GreatParks.org or call 513-521-PARK (7275). Also, be sure to check out the district’s Facebook page and follow it on Twitter to find out more about what’s happening at the parks.
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Roasted chicken with Greek herbs
high heat. Slice onions across into 1-inch rings and separate, discarding outer layer of skin. Pour milk in bowl. Mix flour with seasonings in shallow dish. Dip rings in milk, then coat with flour. Fry in single layer (oil should be about 360) until golden. Place on paper towels to drain. Salt while still hot.
It’s starting to feel, and look like, autumn. The tops of the maple trees have splashes of red, orange and yellow. And this morning when I went out for a bike ride, I got no farther than the bend in the road when I had to turn around and change from a T-shirt to a sweatshirt. Are you ready for fall? I’m not sure I am, but it’s coming nonetheless. Our farmer neighbor, Ed Kluba, predicts frost in the next couple of weeks. That’s according to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, Ed told me. Rita Fall is a Heikenfeld perfect RITA’S KITCHEN time to start roasting dinner in the oven instead of turning on the grill.
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Photos explored at Passages New Visions will be exhibited at Passages Gallery, 1731 Goodman Avenue, North College Hill, from Oct. 1 through Nov. 1. This exhibition suggests not only achievements but possibilities, and is planned to coincide with FotoFocus collaborative events in nearly 70 museums and galleries throughout the Cincinnati region. How artists use photography to break new ground is the theme of this exhibition. Artists are responding to new technologies with innovative treatments that mix media and defy traditional definitions about what
constitutes a photograph. The selected artists explore the possibilities of the medium experimenting with the traditional lens and using digital imagery and printing. New Visions explores a range of what is currently being achieved by established artists with teaching and extensive exhibition credentials and emerging artists at the beginning of their visual art careers. All are based in the Cincinnati region but their art is inspired by experiences throughout the world. Ten artists have been invited to show their explorations and new visions in recent work.
Viewers will see great variety in subject matter, scale, texture, design, color and light. Tracy Chappelow captures abstract forms in nature. Diana Duncan Holmes shows large, colorful abstractions on aluminum, painterly in feeling and far from traditional photographic expectations. Other photographers incldue Nancy Koehler, Michael McHenry, Heather Onutz, Joel Quimby, Jared Southard, Sybilka Storie and Jon Yamashiro. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For information, call 513-931-8181.
Check energy usage via Smart Meter
Power companies around the country are hearing from consumers concerned about new Smart Meters being put on homes. They transmit your home’s electric usage, and some fear the meters emit potentially harmful radiation. Studies show that’s not the case, but now the some people are questioning the studies. Mike Mannarino, of Anderson Township, isn’t concerned about that, he’s troubled about possible spying. “It’s a surveillance device essentially because they can tell what actually takes place inside the home,” he said. The Smart Meters do record the electricity usage in your home every few seconds and transmit the information to a terminal. Mannarino said that information can be used to determine whether you’re using enough energy-efficient devices in your home. “It’s gradually intru-
the usage all the time. There’s a lot of fallacy out there on the Internet,” Thelen said. She said there is no large room where someone is monitoring the usage in each house. Instead, she said, the daily readings just go into big computer servers. Thelen said Duke is 75 percent complete in modernizing its grid with these digital meters. Since these meters transmit the usage, she said the company figures there will be far fewer estimated bills. When the upgrade is complete at the end of next year Duke can re-route electricity if there’s a power outage in an area. In addition, there could be “time of use pricing.” This allows customers to save money by, for instance, doing their wash at night when electric rates are reduced. In the meantime, those with these Smart Meters can go online to Duke’s website and check their usage. The meters capture energy usage daily and that’s available to customers the next day. Duke said this can help customers make wiser energy decisions and avoid billing surprises at the end of the month.
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FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH 8580 Cheviot Rd., Colerain Twp 741-7017 www.ourfbc.com Gary Jackson, Senior Pastor 9:30am Sunday School (all ages) Sunday Morning Service 10:30am Sunday Evening Service 6:30pm 7:00pm Wedn. Service/Awana RUI Addiction Recovery (Fri.) 7:00pm Active Youth, College, Senior Groups Exciting Music Dept, Deaf Ministry, Nursery
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Rev. Richard Davenport, Pastor Worship & Sunday School 10:30 a.m, Bible Study 9:15 a.m. Sundays
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Church By The Woods Sun Worship 10:00am Childcare Provided 3755 Cornell Rd 563-6447 www.ChurchByTheWoods.org ............................................
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Corner of Compton and Perry Streets 513-931-5827 Sunday School 8:45 - 9:45am Traditional Worship 10:00 - 11:00am Contemporary Gathering: Bible & Conversation 11:30 - 12:30 Nursery Available Handicap Access "Come as a guest. Leave as a friend".
Christ, the Prince of Peace United Methodist Church 10507 “Old” Colerain Ave (513) 385-7883 Rev. Mark Reuter Sunday School 9:15am Worship 10:30am - Nursery Available www.cpopumc.org
Taiwanese Ministry 769-0725 2:00pm
Northminster Presbyterian Church 703 Compton Rd., Finneytown 931-0243 Growing Faith, Sharing Hope, Showing Love Sunday Worship Schedule Traditional Services: 8:00 & 10:15am Contemporary Services: 9:00 & 11:30am Student Cafe: 10:15am Childcare Available Jeff Hosmer, Rich Jones & 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
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of Cincinnati’s longest-running visual design competitions, Summerfair, are accepting entries for the annual poster. Poster applications will be available at Summerfair.org beginning through the deadline for entries at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16. For more information visit www.summerfair.org.
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Room, 110 Compton Road. » Shoulder & Elbow Pain and Treatments, by Dr. Brion Moran, 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct.17. at Mercy Health – Western Hills HealthPlex, Classrooms A & B, 3131 Queen City Ave. » Hand & Wrist Conditions and Treatments, Dr. Craig B. Willis, 6-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at Harrison High School, Music Room, 9860 West Road. » Sports Injuries & Recovery, by Dr. Michael Chen, 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Mercy Health – Western Hills HealthPlex, Classrooms A & B, 3131 Queen City Ave. » Spine Conditions, Back Pain & Treatments, by doctors John Jacquemin and Larry Zeff, 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Mercy Health – Western Hills HealthPlex, Classrooms A & B, 3131 Queen City Ave. » Treatments for Migraines and Head/Neck Pain, by chiropractor Matthew Ciambarella, 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at Harrison High School, Music Room, 9860 West Road. » Treatments for Migraines and Head/Neck Pain, by chiropractor Matthew Ciambarella, 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at The Centennial Barn, Gubbio Room, 110 Compton Road. The events are free but seating is limited. Register by calling 95-MERCY (513956-3729).
4777 E. Galbraith Road. » Hand & Wrist Conditions and Treatments, by Dr. Craig B. Willis, 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Mercy Health – Western Hills HealthPlex, Classrooms A & B, 3131 Queen City Ave. » Shoulder Pain Solutions for Active Older Adults, by Dr. Michelle Andrews, 6-7 p.m. at The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health, Conference Room A/B, 4777 E. Galbraith Road. » Hand & Wrist Conditions and Treatments, by Dr. Craig B. Willis, 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at The Centennial Barn, Gubbio Room, 110 Compton Road » Knee and Hip Replacement, by Dr. John Gallagher, 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct.10, at Mercy Health – Mt. Airy Hospital, Classrooms 2ABCD, 2446 Kipling Ave. » Shoulder Arthritis and Treatment, by Dr.Paul Favorito, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Anderson Center, 7850 Five Mile Road. » Treatment Options for Knee Pain in Active Adults, by Dr. Marc Galloway, 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health, Conference Room A/B, 4777 E. Galbraith Road. » Foot & Ankle Conditions and Treatments, by Dr. Sameh Arebi, 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at The Centennial Barn, Gubbio
Mercy Health will present its autumn series of free orthopaedic presentations throughout Cincinnati. The series features experts in orthopaedic care sharing information and answering questions on a variety of topics related to hand and wrist, shoulder, foot and ankle, knee, neck and back pain. The schedule of dates and topics for the orthopaedic series are: » Hand/Wrist/Elbow Injuries and Treatment, by Robert Rhoad, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Anderson Center, 7850 Five Mile Road. » Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement: Advances to Help Decrease Pain and Achieve Success, by Dr. Frank Noyes, 6-7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 19, at The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health, Conference Room A/B, 4777 E. Galbraith Road. » Shoulder Treatment Options for Active Adults, by Dr. Marc Galloway, 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health, Conference Room A/B, 4777 E. Galbraith Road. » Knee Replacement: Advances to Help Decrease Pain and Achieve Succes,s by Dr. Frank Noyes, 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health, Conference Room A/B,
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Charles “Mac” McNulty worked for 29 years in the Finneytown schools, where he was a teacher, coach and athletic director, and where the high school stadium is named for him. His students and family remember him for his kind, soft-spoken ways. His first teaching assignment was with seventh- and eighth-graders in 1947. His wife, Jimmie, said that those students respected and loved their teacher so much that 60 years later they were still getting together for an annual lun-
cheon with him. This year he couldn’t attend, but 10 of the students visited him in McNulty the nursing home. He died Sept. 10 at Maple Knoll Village in Springdale. The Finneytown resident was 91. Mr. McNulty was born in 1920 to Jesse and Kate McNulty and grew up on a farm in Adams County. He graduated from Manchester High School and was
named outstanding athlete in 1940. He earned a bachelor’s degree in education at Rio Grande College, where he played baseball, football and basketball. He was inducted into its Hall of Fame in 1977. He was commissioned as a Lieutenant JG in the Naval Air Corp and served as a navigator on B-24 bombers from 1942 to 1946. He mostly worked on night patrol operations, searching for German submarines in the Mediterranean, the English Channel just before D-Day and in the Atlantic near the Azores.
“He enjoyed his service,” his wife said. “He was a rural farmboy, and it opened up the world to him. He always remained very, very patriotic.” After returning home, Mr. McNulty earned a second bachelor’s degree at the University of Cincinnati. He began teaching at Finneytown Elementary School. That’s where he met his wife, who was a kindergarten teacher. They were married in 1954. He moved to Finneytown High School when it opened in 1958. His wife said he was respected for
his kindness and his peaceful nature. “He was the most eventempered person I ever met,” she said. “He had very high standards, and students adhered to them because of their respect for him.” The couple had four sons, who all attended Finneytown. “There could not have been a better role model to our four sons, who are all just like him,” said his wife. He became athletic director at the high school, where he oversaw the building of the athletic facilities. When the stadium
was remodeled in 1995, it was renamed the Charles “Mac” McNulty Stadium. He was inducted into the Finneytown Hall of Fame in 2000. In addition to his wife, survivors include four sons, Dennis, Robin, Jon and Tom; two brothers, Jesse and Bill; two sisters, Nellie Gilkison and Grace Gaffin ; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Memorials: Northminster Presbyterian Church or Hospice of Cincinnati. Anderson Funeral Homes handled the arrangements.
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Donald F. Bucher, 62, Mount Healthy, died Sept. 6. He was a machinist for Ledge & Shipley. He was a Navy veteran. Survived by sons Garrett (Cheryl) DiPietro, Timothy (Mindy) Bucher; siblings Jayne Bucher, Christopher (JoAnn) Bucher; grandchildren Tanner, Naomi, Violet. Arrangements by Gump-Holt Funeral Home.
Ted Kahle Theodore Harold “Ted” Kahle, 69, died Sept. 12. He was a police officer with the North College Hill Police Department. Survived by wife JoAnn Kahle; children Kimberly (Jeffrey) Watson, Brent (Shae) Kahle; stepfather Daniel Korte; grandchildren Austin, Madison Watson, Marin, Brennan, Caden Kahle; brother Harold Kahle; brother-in-law Donald Butke; several nieces and nephews. Services were Sept. 17 at St. Dominic. Arrangements by Bolton & Lunsford Funeral Home. Memorials to: The Shield Inc., 7149 Ridge Road, Cincinnati, OH 45237 or Frank’s Center Parent Group, 5884 Bridgetown Road,
Bernard Tigges Bernard Edward Tigges, 97, died Sept. 18 at the Mount Healthy Christian Home. Survived by son Michael (Suzanne) Tigges; grandsons Kevin (Mary), Shawn (Erin) Tigges; great-grandsons Zachary, Alex, Jared Tigges; sister Mary Tillis. Preceded in death by Catherine “Catty” Tigges, parents Ben, Saddie Tigges, sister Hilda Dorenbusch. Services were Sept. 22 at Neidhard-Snow Funeral Home. Memorials to the Mount Healthy Christian Home.
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POLICE REPORTS NORTH COLLEGE HILL Arrests/citations Eugene Dubose, 42, 2508 St. Leo Place, theft at 1591 Goodman, Sept. 10. David Roper, 24, 9909 Trapp Lane, domestic violence at 1585 W. Galbraith Road, Sept. 10. Juvenile male, 14, theft at 6918 Hamilton Ave., Sept. 10. Timothy Leimbach, 19, 414 Hunter Ave., theft at 646 W. Galbraith Road, Sept. 12. Dean Turner-Azaan, 19, 8128 Blancheta Drive, forgery at 3030 Hamilton Ave., Sept. 7. Antonio Dace, 20, 4489 Ammon Ave., aggravated menacing at 1815 Goodman, Sept. 7. Kenneth Weaber, 32, 19 Glenway Ave., theft at 7132 Hamilton Ave., Sept. 6. Stanford Towns, 54, 2059 Highland Ave., theft at 1829 W. Galbraith Road, Sept. 5.
Incidents/reports Assault Victim struck at 1705 Goodman Ave., Sept. 1. Breaking and entering Business entered and tools of unknown value removed at 1950 W Galbraith Road, Aug. 30. Burglary Residence entered and computer equipment and equipment valued at $110 removed at 1824 Catalpa, Sept. 1. Residence entered and jewelry and hardware valued at $2,100 removed at 1802 Catalpa Avenue, Sept. 2. Residence entered and software and equipment valued at $1.035 removed at 1827 Emerson Ave., Sept. 3. Copper piping of unknown value removed at 2004 W Galbraith Road, Sept. 6. Residence entered at Sundale Avenue, Sept. 7. Residence entered at 6912 Grace Ave., Sept. 4. Domestic Victim reported at Gloria Drive, Sept. 1. Victim reported at Hamilton Avenue, Sept. 1. Victim reported at Savannah Avenue, Sept. 9. Victim reported at Laboiteaux Avenue, Sept. 9. Passing bad checks Reported at 646 W Galbraith Road, Sept. 6. Theft License plate removed from vehicle at 8257 Fourworlds Drive, Sept. 1. Catalytic converter removed from vehicle at 6959 Mulberry Street, Sept. 3. Reported at 8257 Fourworlds Drive, Sept. 4. Merchandise valued at $10 removed at Tom's Drive Thru, Sept. 5. DVDs of unknown value removed at 6912 Shamrock Ave., Sept. 7. Gas drive off reported at Hamilton Avenue, Sept. 7. Reported at 1591 Goodman Ave., Sept. 9.
at 10948 Hamilton Ave., Sept. 4. Shanele Hughes, 20, 421 E. 13th St., theft at 15 Mary St., Sept. 3. Phillip White, 40, 1077 Pinehollow Drive, domestic violence at 1077 Pinehollow, Aug. 30. Quentin Cooper, 20, 2371 Woodbluff, theft at 10811 Hamilton Ave., Aug. 30. Christian Davis, 20, 3923 Cone Court, falsification, possess criminal tools at 10948 Hamilton Ave., Aug. 30. Darlene Naydenov, 28, 730 Washington St., possession of drugs at 8974 Mockingbird Lane, Aug. 27. Willie Richardson, 38, 4158 Ridgecrest Ave., possessing criminal tools at 10948 Hamilton Ave., Aug. 28. Nicholas Harrison, 24, 1119 Creighton Ave., falsification, possessing criminal tools at 10948 Hamilton Ave., Aug. 28. Gary Malley, 42, 3956 Eastern Ave., disorderly conduct at W. Galbraith Road, Aug. 25. Jessica Duncan, 23, 1000 Sycamore, theft, forgery, theft of check at 7601 Vine Street, Aug. 24. Jacques Lovette, 37, 10791 Sprucehill, domestic violence at 10791 Sprucehill, Aug. 26. Lisa Grace, 42, 1570 Meredith Drive, assault at 1572 Meredith, Aug. 26. Joseph Dudley, 57, 1306 Woodland Ave., gross sexual imposition at 1306 Woodland Ave.., Aug. 23. Gerald Spurlock, 33, 3197 Laland, assault at 8087 Vine Street, Aug. 23. Nia Booker, 23, 3075 Mentor St., obstructing official business at State Route 126, Sept. 3.
ABOUT POLICE REPORTS The Community Press publishes the names of all adults charged with offenses. The information is a matter of public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. To contact your local police department: » Springfield Township: Chief David Heimpold, 729-1300 » Mount Healthy: Marc Waldeck, 728-3183 » Cincinnati District 5, Captain David Bailey, 569-8500 » North College Hill: Chief Gary Foust, 521-7171 » Greenhills: Chief Thomas Doyle, 825-2101 » Forest Park: Chief Phil Cannon, 595-5220. Xbox, television, game system valued at $1,100 removed at 8793 Balboa, Sept. 1. Fishing equipment valued at $1,000 removed at 410 Caldwell, Aug. 28. Residence entered and TV, coin and shirt valued at $824 removed at 8939 Mockingbird Lane, Sept. 1. Residence entered and TV, computer of unknown value removed at 2035 Fourth Ave., Sept. 2. Xbox, TV and Wii valued at $1,200 removed at 8795 Balboa, Sept. 1. Criminal damaging Vehicle damaged at 9651 Hamilton Ave., Aug. 29. Victim reported at 6251 Simpson Ave., Aug. 30. Window damaged at 6251 Simpson, Aug. 30. Criminal damaging, theft Laptop, cell phone valued at $900 removed at 611 North Bend Road, Aug. 30. Disorderly conduct Victim reported at 8647 Neptune, Sept. 3.
Forgery Victim reported at 1100 Gracewind Court, Sept. 1. Victim reported at 11977 Belgreen Lane, Aug. 19. Victim reported at 1100 Gracewind Court, Sept. 1. Misuse of credit card, theft Credit card, camera, game system and case of unknown value removed at 9626 Winton Road, Aug. 31. Obstructing official business Reported at State Route 126, Sept. 3. Theft Air movers and guns valued at $1,100 removed at 664 Wellspring Drive, Sept. 4. AC valued at $3,000 removed at 8769 Zodiac, Aug. 20. AC unit valued at $10,000 removed at 1616 W. North Bend, Aug. 30. Purse and bracelet valued at $520 removed at 127 Madeline, Aug. 20. Ring valued at $3,000 removed at 9650 Joseph Court, Aug. 29. AC units valued at $8,000 removed at 1405 Miles Road,
Aug. 26. Air movers valued at $700 removed at 664 Wellspring Drive, Sept. 4. Rings valued at $1,000 removed at 1642 Lock Bourne Drive, Sept. 4. Theft, criminal damaging Victim reported at 611 North Bend Road, Aug. 30. AC units valued at $15,000 removed at 7645 Winton Road, Sept. 4. Vandalism Victim reported at 770 Compton Road, Sept. 1. Victim reported at 880 Compton Road, Sept. 1. Victim reported at 880 Compton Road, Sept. 1.
CINCINNATI DISTRICT 5 Arrests/citations Brenda H. Eubanks, born 1982, illegal possession of drug documents, theft $300 to $5,000, 2450 Kipling Ave., Sept.
14. Candice Fields, born 1987, disorderly conduct, 1703 Cedar Ave., Sept. 12. Danyel Champion, born 1992, assault, 5400 Hamilton Ave., Sept. 10. Germine Lamar Miller, born 1974, possession of drugs, 6021 Hamilton Ave., Sept. 7. Jesse Poole, born 1983, drug abuse, misdemeanor drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, trafficking, 5739 Wielert Ave., Sept. 11. Judson M. Roper, born 1990, having a weapon under disability, 2948 Highforest Lane, Sept. 16. Larry Powers, born 1989, burglary, 4921 Hawaiian Terrace, Sept. 12. Laurindo Bradshaw, born 1987, drug abuse, trafficking, 1600 W. North Bend Road, Sept. 11. Paul M. Cohen, born 1985, domestic violence, 5371 Bahama Terrace, Sept. 12.
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Incidents/reports Assault Victim struck at 1572 Pleasant, Aug. 30. Victim struck at 1572 Pleasant Run, Aug. 30. Breaking and entering Tools valued at $400 removed at 7581 Edgemont Drive, Aug. 25. Copper piping of unknown value removed at Finneytrail, Aug. 29. Burglary Residence entered and television, coins and T-shirt valued at $824 removed at 8937 Mockingbird, Sept. 1. TVs valued at $500 removed at 2035 Fourth Street, Sept. 2.
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Xavier first to take veterans on pilgrimage Nate Davis, director of veterans affairs at Xavier University, accompanied five local veterans, three of whom are Xavier students, on a spiritual journey to Assisi and Rome. They left the U.S. Aug. 13 and returned Aug. 21. Local military personnel who took the trip were Paula Alberto of Ft. Wright, KY, Marylu Gilbert of Ft. Thomas, KY, and three Xavier students from Cincinnati: Malachi Black (45215), Matthew Call (45241), and Janie Summers (45237). All were accompanied by Davis, also of Cincinnati (45227). The pilgrimage is part of a new, veterans-only theology course developed through collaboration among Sister Rosie Miller, professor of theology, Davis and pilgrimage staff in Italy. Miller suggested the pilgrimage be-
cause she is familiar with issues such as PTSD. Xavier is the first Jesuit institution of higher learning to develop a veterans-only theology course, and the first Jesuit institution to send a group of veterans on a pilgrimage. This allows Xavier to reinforce its mission to educate the whole person and to demonstrate its care for those who have made the ultimate sacrifices. “Many men and women are returning home after having served in conflicted areas of the world, says Fr. John Cella, OFM, director of Franciscan Pilgrimage Programs. “Now they face the challenge of rebuilding their lives and families. We think that the journeys of St. Francis and St. Clare through their own life threatening experiences may help members of the military and
Air Force Airman Christopher W. Davis graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Davis is the son of Cassaundra Boyd of Elkwood Drive, Forest Park. He is a 2011 graduate of Winton Woods High School, Forest Park. ■ Air Force Airman Timo-
their loved ones in trying to make sense out of all the good and bad that they have witnessed and felt while in the military.” Past participant Major Greg Masiello agrees. “That St. Francis traveled to the Middle East to broker peace for the Crusades underscores these parallels if not highlights the paradox. Many Christians and Muslims are still at odds with each other.” “St. Ignatius and St. Francis had different backgrounds – one was highly educated, the other was not – and different approaches – one was more about living, the other about thinking – but still both were soldiers and suffered through many of the same things soldiers face today when they return from battle,” Davis said. “Both found that faith can bring you through.”
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Morgan Alloway was a wife, a mother of two girls and a friend to many. She died on Oct. 1, 2010, after a two-year battle with stage four lung cancer. On Saturday, Oct. 6, her memory will be honored at the second annual Free to Breathe Cincinnati Stroud Lung Cancer 5K Run/Walk and Memorial Mile. Coworkers from Acosta Sales Griffin and Marketing organized the 5K last year as a way to raise money for lung cancer research. “We want to get the awareness out there for early detection,” said event organizer Rhonell Griffin, 48. “After she passed away we decided to pass the baton and get her story out and educate people.” The Finneytown resident said Alloway was always in good spirits, even while she was sick. “If you didn’t know she had lung cancer, you wouldn’t know. Her motto was ‘Live every moment’ and that’s what she did. Every moment that she had, she lived it up,” Griffin said.
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La Salle having pink outs La Salle High School will recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month at its football game Friday, Oct. 5. The 7:30 p.m. game at Lancer Stadium will pit La Salle’s Lancers against their North Bend Road rival, the St. Xavier High School Bombers, in the battle for the “King of the Road” trophy. The Pink Ribbon Girls, a local non-profit organiza-
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*No Interest, if paid in full within 18 months, on any dental or denture service of $300 or more made on your CareCredit credit card account. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the promotional purchase is not paid in full within 18 months or if you make a late payment. Minimum Monthly Payments required and may pay off purchase before end of promo period. No interest will be charged on the promotional purchase if you pay the promotional purchase amount in full within 18 months. If you do not, interest will be charged on the promotional purchase from the purchase date. Regular account terms apply to non-promotional purchases and, after promotion ends, to promotional balance. For new accounts: Purchase APR is 26.99%; Minimum Interest Charge is $2. Existing cardholders should see their credit card agreement for their applicable terms. Subject to credit approval. Depending on your account balance, a higher minimum monthly payment amount may be required. See your credit card agreement for information on how the minimum monthly payment is calculated. **Not valid with previous or ongoing work. Discounts may vary when combined with insurance or ﬁnancing and can not be combined with other offers or dental discount plans. New patients must be 21 and older to qualify for free exam and x-rays, minimum $180 value. Can not be combined with insurance. †Discounts taken off usual and customary fees, available on select styles. Discounts range from $5 to $1000. Oral surgery and endodontic services provided by an Aspen Dental Specialist excluded. See ofﬁce for details. Offers expire 10/31/12. ©2012 Aspen Dental. Aspen Dental is a General Dentistry ofﬁce, KTY Dental, PSC, Martin Kireru DDS, Rubins Noel DDS.