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For nearly a decade, David Hall’s Brill Road home in Indian Hill has provided a unique and intimate setting for some great live jazz recorded and produced for CDs. The recent occasion of Hall’s 70th birthday hit a high note in a tradition of special performances served up to an appreciative audience of local music lovers. FULL STORY, A6

Miracles for life

Tom Starr, one of the longest living transplant recipients, is working to encourage kids who’ve received transplants to live life to the fullest. Miracles for Life is an organization devoted to raising awareness about being a blood, tissue and organ donor and sending children who’ve received transplants to summer camp. Miracles for Life also gives out college scholarships. FULL STORY, A2 For the Postmaster

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Ash tree pest on the doorstep Village officials have no plan yet for approaching bug By Lisa Wakeland

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Despite the “green menace” making its mark on Indian Hill’s neighboring communities of Mariemont and Terrace Park, Indian Hill officials have not developed a plan to deal with the problem. Recently, officials in Terrace Park and Mariemont found evidence of the emerald ash borer, a wood-eating beetle from China. Marty Chadwell, assistant superintendent of Indian Hill Public Works, said the village is aware of problems that could be presented by the emerald ash borer, but hasn’t put a plan in place to deal with the concern. He said Indian Hill contains many ash trees in the village rights of way, but few have been found dead due to the insect. Indian Hill Manager Mike Burns said the village probably has “hundreds” of village-owned ash trees. Chadwell said the infestation hasn’t been as bad as many initially thought, so village workers will put off dealing with it until later in the year unless the problem worsens. “We just deal with (the dead ash trees) at the end of fall,” he said. John Scherpenberg, maintenance superintendent for Mariemont, said the village currently has more than 20 ash trees infested with the emerald ash borer. “We knew this was coming,” Scherpenberg said. “Some trees still look healthy (but) it’s amazing how much damage they can do.” He estimated the emerald ash borer has been in Mariemont for a

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Mariemont Maintenance Superintendent John Scherpenberg shows the ash trees in the village square. A dying canopy, such as this one, is an early sign of an emerald ash borer infestation. few years, but the village ash trees started showing signs of infestation this spring. Scherpenberg said the beetle is most active between May and September, and Mariemont plans to remove infected ash trees in the fall to prevent the emerald ash borer from affecting other trees. Terrace Park council recently took pre-emptive action against the emerald ash borer and plans to remove all village-owned ash trees over a five-year period.

Councilman Jeff Krueger said removing the more than 300 ash trees will take some financial planning from village officials, with the estimated tree removal cost of $260,000. “A lot of older trees are affected by this, so we won’t have a huge spread really quick,” he said. Krueger said village arborist Randy Haller recently found evidence of the emerald ash borer near Rugby Avenue and Terrace Place.

Affected trees scheduled to be removed will be marked with white squares. “(The emerald ash borer) effectively girdles the bark and cuts off the tree’s water and nutrient supply,” Haller said previously. “They start at the top and work their way down and stay with the tree until it’s dead.” Both villages are looking at native species, such as elm trees, to replace ash trees. “The bad part is you have these 20-, 30-, or 40-year-old trees and now you’re going down to a smaller canopy,” Scherpenberg said. He added that the city of Cincinnati has expressed interest in using the limbs of the ash trees for gym floors in the school district. The emerald ash borer is native to eastern Asia and was unintentionally brought to Michigan, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Web site. It naturally moves one-half mile each year and spread from the transportation of infected wood. The beetle was first found feeding on ash trees in northwest Ohio in February 2003. – Reporter Rob Dowdy contributed to this story.

Parade to start village’s July 4 festivities By Rob Dowdy rdowdy@communitypress.com

It’s nearly July 4, and that means Indian Hill’s 23rd annual Independence Day parade is coming back to the delight of residents. The parade, which is followed by a community get-together at Stephan Field, will begin at 10 a.m. and move along Shawnee Run Road until concluding at Indian Hill Primary School on Drake Road. As in years past, it will feature sports teams, floats, decorated bikes, members of the Indian Hill Rangers and many more groups, individuals and organizations. Mayor Eppa Rixey said the “long-standing” village tradition remains a very popular event with

residents. “There are people all the way along the (parade) course,” he said. Immediately following the parade, there will be a picnic lunch and entertainment at Stephan Field. Joyce Holder, one of the organizers for the event, said residents can expect an inflatable slide for children, a dunk booth, informational booths to answer resident questions, firefighters from the Madeira-Indian Hill Fire Department grilling food and local artist Eileen Bloustein will be drawing portraits of those in attendance. The grand marshal for this year’s parade is Karen Troja, who has helped organize the village’s parade for the past 15 years.

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Karen Troja (left), who has worked with the July 4 festivities for 15 years, serves as this year’s grand marshal for the annual parade. Anita Minturn (right) has worked with the festivities for 14 years and continued her efforts for this year’s celebration.

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State Sen. Schuler dies after cancer fight Gannett News Service Ohio Sen. Robert Schuler (R-7th District), a Sycamore Township resident in state and local government for more than 25 years, died June 19 at his home after a battle with cancer. He was 66. Known as a quiet but effective legislator by colleagues, Schuler was serving his second term in the Ohio Senate. Schuler, chairman of the Senate Energy & Public Utilities Committee in the last General Assembly, was a key architect of Ohio’s new energy policy signed into law last year by Gov. Ted Strickland. “It is difficult to find words to express the

tremendous sense of loss I feel personally and for the entire Senate. Bob was a dear friend, a true Schuler public servant and a very good man,” said Senate President Bill Harris in a statement. Before being elected to the State Senate in 2003, Schuler served in the Ohio House from 1993 to 2000. He also served as Sycamore Township trustee from 1988 to 1992 and Deer Park City Council member from 1978 to 1985. “He did a lot for the town. He came up with the slogan: ‘There’s more in

Former Congressman Rob Portman called Schuler “the nicest guy in politics.” Sycamore.’ He was a great guy and will be missed,” said Dick Kent, Sycamore Township trustee and close friend for 40 years. “Bob’s pasta parties became a spring tradition among the party faithful and, true to his conservatism, Bob never asked for more than about $25 at this annual fundraising event,” said Alex Triantafilou, Hamilton County Republican chairman. Former Congressman Rob Portman called Schuler “the nicest guy in politics.” The Ohio Senate GOP Caucus will choose a

replacement to finish his current term ending next year. Ineligible to run for reelection because of term limits, state Rep. Shannon Jones (R-Springboro), and former state representatives Michele Schneider and Tom Brinkman are expected to compete for his 7th District seat that includes eastern Hamilton County and all of Warren County. Schuler is survived by his wife, Shelagh, two children and five grandchildren. Schuler was buried June 23 at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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Camp helps children with transplants live full lives By Kellie Geist

Tom Starr, one of the longest living transplant recipients, is working to encourage kids who’ve received transplants to live life to the fullest. Starr, who has received two transplants in the last 20 years, founded Miracles for Life in 2001 and recently moved the business from Blue Ash to Milford. “We loved Blue Ash, but we’ve really been embraced by all of Clermont County ... It’s just easier to interact out here,” Starr said. “We’ve found everyone extremely friendly, very giving and anxious to help us.” Miracles for Life is an organization devoted to raising awareness about being a blood, tissue and organ donor and sending children who’ve received transplants to summer camp. Miracles for Life also gives out college scholarships. “The first mission was donor awareness ... We want people to know it should be an obvious thing, it’s the gift of life. It’s like I say, ‘If you don’t need it, donate it,’” Starr said. This is the first year the organization has sponsored a summer camp, but it’s a goal Starr has wanted since the beginning. The three-day camp, which will be free for campers, will take place Friday, Sept. 11, through Sunday, Sept. 13, at Camp Joy Outdoor Educational Center in Clarksville, Ohio. The fee is $25 for registration. “I want to inspire kids to be as great as they can be by doing all the outdoor activities that Camp Joy has to offer. I want to urge them to see that they’ve got a second chance and they need to grab all the life they possibly can,” Starr said. The camp will be cappedoff with a parent’s day camp

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Tom Starr’s Miracles for Life Youth Camp for Organ and Tissue Transplants at Camp Joy Outdoor Educational Center in Clarksville is seeking campers and volunteers. For more information, call Starr at 248-4665, e-mail him at tstarr@miraclesforlife.org or visit www.miraclesforlife.org. following a motorcycle ride to Camp Joy. The ride will start at 10 a.m. at the Quaker Steak and Lube in Milford and leave for the camp around noon. Cost is $10 for a driver and $5 for a rider. The proceeds to go toward paying for the camp. Parents who visit the camp Sunday will join in activities with other parents for support and networking. Tom’s brother, Larry Starr, has always been one of Tom’s biggest supporters. When Starr had his first transplant in 1988, Larry was the head athletic trainer for the Cincinnati Reds. “It’s traumatic for the family to have a family member who needs a transplant ... it has made such an impact,” Larry said. “Tom has really become a big hero for me because he’s always found the energy to get his message out and find ways to educate people on the importance of being a donor.” Before he founded Miracles for Life, Starr created Donor Net, a Internet based system to store donor information so blood, tissue and organs can be transferred more quickly. “We don’t want the possibility of people creating miracles and saving live not to happen because of miscommunication,” Larry said. While Starr has most of the funds and sponsors for the camp, he needs campers and volunteers. Because of privacy laws, Starr can’t find out which children have had transplants and who might like to come to camp. Anyone interested in the camp should call Starr at 248-4665, e-mail him at tstarr@miraclesforlife.org or visit www.miraclesforlife.org for more information.

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Camp Dennison once a training ground for Union soldiers By Amanda Hopkins ahokpins@communitypress.com

During the Civil War, Camp Dennison was a training camp and hospital for Union soldiers. The camp was just a short train ride from the city and was not far from both the Ohio and Little Miami Rivers. After the war, Camp Dennison was closed, but current resident Judy Havill said that materials used for the camp buildings were used by people in the area to build their homes, some of which still stand today. More people came to the area because of the ample farmland to build homes. Havill’s home was built right after the war in 1865 when the area’s name changed to Grand Valley. Havill said the name never stuck because the railroad company continued to use Camp Dennison as the name of the stop. The 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War will be recognized in 2011 but Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland issued an executive statewide directive to commemorate the anniversary. Havill, who is a member of

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Gary Hicks shows off some of the items he has found from the 1800s, including keys, belt buckles and buttons from military uniforms. the Camp Dennison Civic League, said most likely the Daughters of the American Revolution, who run the Waldschmidt House, would host some kind of event, which could include battle re-enactments or parades or give tours of the house or the adjacent Civil War Museum. Gary Hicks, a collector, has contributed many buttons, belt buckles, bullets and other items from the Civil War era found in the

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area to the museum for their collection. Hicks still has many items from his own collection from different sites across the country. The Anderson Township resident is a retired rehabilitation counselor who has turned his love for archeology into a fun hobby, collecting various historical items, many from the Camp Dennison area. “It’s an adventure,” said Hicks.

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He said the most interesting item he has found is Ryder P.T. Remington Model 1859 pistol right in the Camp Dennison area. Only 1,000 of that model pistol were made. Havill and fellow residents Louise Elston, Frank Tingley and Carol Sims all agreed that Camp Dennison with all of its history and as it is today is a great place to live. “You feel a sense of history but it’s still a communi-

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From left Carol Sims, Judy Havill, Louise Elston and Frank Tingley are all residents of Camp Dennison in Symmes Township. They said the area, which was a training camp and hospital during the Civil War, is full of history and a good place to live. The framed photo shows the layout of Camp Dennison during the Civil War. ty,” said Havill. “It’s not like living in a museum.” Havill has lived in Camp Dennison for more than 30 years. Both Tingley and

Township, sheriff’s team up By Rob Dowdy rdowdy@communitypress.com

Columbia Township officials have been hearing complaints about the intersection of Ridge and Highland and they recently decided to do something about it. The result is a collaboration with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department to dedicate specific times to closely monitor the intersection for drivers running through red lights. Lt. Dan Reid noted during last week’s Columbia Township trustees meeting that in a recent 24-hour span officers issued 29 cita-

tions, with 28 for running red lights. “I was actually surprised at the amount of tickets,” Reid said. Township Administrator Michael Lemon said complaints about the intersection have been constant, and the Ridge and Highland area has had a high number of accidents in recent years. He said the township and sheriff’s patrols hope to combat this “pervasive problem” by sporadically focusing on the intersection a couple times a month. Reid said patrols weren’t hiding, but instead were in plain sight when they

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Madeira to celebrate Independence Day July 2 By Caitlin Varley

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The Madeira Fourth of July parade and festival will be held July 2. The parade route runs along Miami Avenue from Madeira High School to Sellman Park. often come back and it becomes a reunion. Moeller estimated that between 3,000 and 5,000 people attend the event. Moeller said this is Madeira’s biggest holiday celebration, partly because it is in the middle of summer. “It’s an important holiday, too,” Moeller said. “I think it deserves to have the biggest celebration.” Mike Steur, chairman of the recreation and parks board, has been involved in the event for about 15 years. He said they meet about

3 weeks after the prior year’s event for a debriefing. Then, it goes dormant until the beginning of the year when they select the grand marshal for the parade and line up the band. Steur said before the parade starts, they have the Madeira Mile, which is a fun race. It is about a mile long and for anyone who wants to participate, running or walking. The parade generally has about 80 units, Moeller said, which could add up to 400 to 500 people.

Parade participants can ride bikes, cars or walk. “It’s pretty much open to all,” Moeller said. Steur said the grand marshal for this year’s parade is the family of Dean Winkelman. Winkelman was a member of the Madeira police department who died in October. “He was a brilliant mainstay in the parade from an organizational standpoint,” Steur said. Winkelman directed traffic in and out of the high school to get the parade started. “He did that for a long

Montgomery paints town red, white & blue for Fourth of July By Caitlin Varley cvarley@communitypress.com

Montgomery Park will come alive to celebrate America this weekend. The Blue Ash/Montgomery Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. July 3 in Montgomery Park. The next day, the park will host a festival that follows Montgomery’s Fourth of July parade. Joyce Yock, Montgomery’s volunteer coordinator, said attendance at the concert increases each year. “It’s a nice patriotic concert,” she said. Susan Pace, business manager for the Blue Ash/Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, said there will be 39 professional musicians performing. Pace said the theme of this year’s Fourth of July concert is American Pioneers. “We try to do something ... along patriotic lines,” Pace said. The Cincinnati Brass Band also will

be playing by themselves and with the orchestra, Pace said. Pace said an Elvis Presley impersonator will make an appearance for the first time. “We thought that would be fun because that’s part of American tradition as well,” Pace said. He will be a rock ‘n roll presence, she said “Who better to portray that than Elvis Presley?” Pace said. Montgomery’s parade will kick off at 10 a.m. July 4. Yock said it will include floats, vintage cars, sports teams and some businesses. “The ideal thing is to make it fun for the families, especially the young children,” Yock said. The parade, which usually has about 100 units, also has clowns, who are great with the crowd, and an Uncle Sam stilt walker. This year there will also be a Batman, she said. “(People in the parade) love Montgomery’s parade because the parade

watchers applaud and they really get into it,” Yock said. Mason residents Katie, 10, Megan, 8, and Molly, 8, have participated in the Montgomery parade twice. Katie said she dressed up as Dora the Explorer last year and her sisters were Uncle Sam and the Statue of Liberty. This year the girls are wearing tie-dye T-shirts advertising Montgomery’s upcoming Bastille Day celebration. The girls all said their favorite part of the parade is throwing and eating the candy. Marcallene Shockey, festival coordinator, said the festival will have games for kids, food, music, a dunking booth, Moonwalk and pony rides. “The pony rides are the big attraction,” Shockey said. Shockey said there are prizes for the winners and losers of the games. The city supplies money for prizes and then Shockey and Yock look for bargains.

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Madeira usually celebrates Fourth of July on July 3, but this year’s event will take place July 2. Tom Moeller, city manager, said conducts the event the day before because the event is put together by many city employees. By not holding it on the actual holiday, the employees get to have their own holiday and it saves the city money. Moeller added that it is easier to get more participants in the parade before July 4. This year’s event is July 2 because the Saturday holiday will be observed by the city July 3, Moeller said. The event will include the Madeira Mile, parade, food and entertainment at the park and fireworks. Moeller said the city hosts the event to celebrate Independence Day. “It’s a community event,” Moeller said. “It’s an opportunity for everybody to get together and basically have a very, very large neighborhood party.” He added that people who have moved away

The city of Madeira’s Independence Day celebration is Thursday, July 2. The parade, featuring local civic, sports and non-profit organizations, begins at 7 p.m. at Madeira High School. It will travel along Miami Road to Sellman Park behind Madeira Middle School. Parking will be prohibited at the high school and at Sellman Park. Parking will be available on side streets and at area churches. There will be a shuttle bus for parade participants from St. Gertrude Church to Madeira High School. The festival will feature the band Dangerous Jim and the Slims which will perform at 8 p.m. Food booths will be run by local sports organizations. Coolers and chairs are allowed for the band performance and the Rozzi fireworks at 10 p.m.


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Pianist Frank Vincent, bassist Michael Sharfe and saxophonist Rick Van Matre perform during the 70th birthday party for local jazz promoter David Hall of Indian Hill.

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mer astronaut and music lover Neil Armstrong, who attended many past performances including the “Here and Now” sessions calling Vincent, “a magnificent jazz pianist ... I always love listening to him play. He has a marvelous innovative ability.” Jimmy Stewart, a long-time friend of David Hall and a fellow amateur on the piano, came from Maryland to celebrate the birthday calling the performance, “over the top.” Hall plans to continue the piano sessions several times a year with a wide range of guest performers, inviting a modest size group of 15 or 20 people of various backgrounds who appreciate good jazz. The musicians respond to their audience, he said. Soon he plans to bring in some New York jazz artists for recording sessions and will invite a local pianist and singer sometime later this year. “I do it for the musicians too. It gives them a place to play in front of an audience that’s really here to hear them play.” Jazz originally was first performed in homes then migrated to clubs, Hall said. “It is the most unique form of conversation between musician and listener.” Hall said he is excited about the younger jazz artists coming out of schools like UC Conservatory of Music, putting Cincinnati on the map and considered at the top in terms of pumping out new young talent. He said he still hopes to do a DVD project one day and plans to record a CD session of his own music on piano one day, when he feels he’s ready. “I’ve got the name, ‘My Turn.’” Until that time, he looks forward to showcasing more talented musicians at the best jazz venue around – 8200 Brill.

For nearly a decade, David Hall’s Brill Road home in Indian Hill has provided a unique and intimate setting for some great live jazz recorded and produced for CDs. The recent occasion of Hall’s 70th birthday hit a high note in a tradition of special performances served up to an appreciative audience of local music lovers. Hall and his wife, Carroll, welcomed about 30 guests as he and friends took turns on the keyboard of his Bosendorfer conservatory grand piano providing background for a congenial audience who anticipated something special as the featured musicians PAULA MAXWELL/CONTRIBUTOR arrived. David Hall in his den at home in Indian Hill admires his framed display of CDs recorded live at 8200 Brill Road the past 10 years. On a musical evening with a program described as, “over the According to Hall, the faces in the Classically trained, Vincent also of hearing something great.” top,” legendary Cincinnati jazz studied under the great pianist The retired CFO for Eagle-Pilch- audiences often change from party pianist Frank Vincent wowed the Oscar Peterson. er Industries said he got more seri- to party, but the common thread is a crowd along with gifted bassist From his early days with the ous about his interest in playing serious appreciation of jazz. Michael Sharfe and multitalented local Dee Felice trio to his current the piano when he bought the Local pharmacist Wayne Morris saxophonist Rick Van Matre, gig at the Celestial with his own Bosendorfer. has been a regular at the piano pardirector of jazz studies at Universi- group, Vincent has notched kudos “I wanted to hear it played as it ties for nine years and sells the ty of Cincinnati’s Conservatory of from the best in the business. could and should be by the music many CDs at the counter at Adrien Music. masters,” he Pharmacy in downtown Madeira. Wo o d w i n d s Intricate arrangements and master “I love all the recordings,” he said. Van spontaneous improvisation high- Matre demon- Intricate arrangements and He networked said, calling Hall’s birthday concert, lighted the music with a collection strated his virtu- spontaneous improvisation to scope out the “a very special evening ... as good as of swinging jazz standards, bal- osity on the saxlocal Cincinnati it gets.” lads and be-bop tunes, among ophone, clarinet, highlighted the music with a He said, “I look at it as a privilege, jazz scene before other favorites. launching the an honor to be asked to come. When flute and piccolo. collection of swinging jazz Interspersed with “banter and He CD projects, now I think about David Hall I appreciate performed standards, ballads and be-bop chat” by artists and host, the solo and also numbering 11 in what a wonderful host he is bringing evening was a high note for Hall “made magic” tunes, among other favorites. in world-class music to an outstandall. who said the performance, “made accompanying The CDs were ing setting. my birthday.” “For jazz lovers who savor every Vincent and Sharfe, who is often co-produced by Hall and veteran Known for its perfect keyboard featured with the Cincinnati Pops city band manager and note. It’s always a magical evening.” tonal quality and clear sound, Hall and has worked with various musician/technician Stan HertzSome of Hall’s fellow piano playsaid the Bosendorfer is considered musical artists, including the late man. Some took several sessions. ers were on hand to celebrate Hall’s the Rolls Royce of pianos. For example, “Here and Now” 70th, including Ted Lawrence and Rosemary Clooney. It was a birthday present he The evening lineup included was recorded at 8200 Brill in four Otto Geier, who often get together gifted to himself 20 years ago and renditions of favorites including: separate live performances with Hall to play informally at the said to be the choice of many of “All the Things You Are,” “I Can’t between December 2002 and June Cincinnati Country Club on weekthe world’s top musicians, includ- Get Started with You,” “Stompin’ 2004. ends. ing Leonard Bernstein, Marvin at the Savoy,” “Just in Time,” Another frequent invitee is forGenerally acknowledged as an Hamlisch, and Oscar Peterson. “Don’t be That Way,” “That’s All,” expert in sound, Hertzman used a Hall sees his interest in produc- “Never Let Me Go,” “Darn that digital audio work station, ing jazz CDs as an outgrowth of Dream,” “One O’Clock Jump,” explaining that computer equipthe Bosendorfer, a special instru- “How are Things in Glocca ment recorded the audio on to a ment now the focal point of his Morra,” “Dreamsville,” “The Song disc right in Hall’s living room living room and the impetus for is You,” “Put on a Happy Face,” through microphones placed as his now legendary “piano par- “Days of Wine and Roses,” a close to the true sound as possities.” swinging “Europa” by Carlos San- ble. Considered a perfectionist in tana, along with some other curThe collaboration is more style and technique with a great rent and vintage jazz. about promoting the music and sense of swing, Frank Vincent Growing up in a family that the local artists than about makmakes the most of the concert appreciated music, most notably ing money on the CDs, said Hall, piano’s unique sound interpreting classical, Hall said he developed a who basically underwrites the the lyric and melody, according to taste for jazz over the years taking recording projects to cover the Hall, who recorded his first CD in many New York jazz clubs on musicians’ cost, royalties and with Vincent and Sharfe nearly 10 business trips when he had the other fees associated with recordyears ago. ing. opportunity. Vincent has long been a feaThe CDs are on sale at Barnes “I found most jazz musicians tured performer in the Cincinnati are introverted. Music is their per- and Noble, Joseph Beth BookPAULA MAXWELL/CONTRIBUTOR jazz community entertaining audi- sonality,” he said. sellers, local specialty stores and An appreciative audience enjoys the sounds of Rick Van Matre on sax with Frank Vincent on piano ences for nearly 50 years. “There was always the chance jazz clubs. and Michael Sharfe on bass as host David Hall welcomes guests.


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Bo Cordell was one of six finalists for the LaRosa’s High School MVP of the Year award.

Indian Hill High School graduate Bo Cordell has one more honor to add to his high school career. Cordell was one of six finalists for the LaRosa’s High School MVP of the Year award, won by Orlando Scales of Elder High School June 28. “He’s the kind of kid that makes you proud to be associated with him,” former Indian Hill head football coach Kevin Siple said. “He’s such a good kid and guys like him don’t come along very often. He’s the total package.” Cordell was the quarterback of Indian Hill’s high-octane offense for the past three years. He threw for an astounding 8,271 career yards and 84 career touchdowns, both of which rank him fourth in Ohio prep history. Cordell owns six school records to go along with a plethora of other awards. The LaRosa’s nod is one of the last high school honors for Cordell, who will play college football next year at Division II Tusculum college. The other final honor was playing in Southwest Ohio Football Coaches Association East-West All-Star Game June 5.

“Some people had questions about whether a Division III quarterback could compete at that level and they doubted him,” Siple said. “Eventually, they noticed the same thing. He’s like a coach out there on the field, pointing and directing and moving people. His poise and leadership are his most important attributes.” Cordell threw for 295 yards and four touchdowns for the East team in a 42-35 win. “It was a lot of fun, I did better than I thought I would and I made a few friends,” Cordell said. “It’s a good way to get used to the speed of the college game as the speed in that game was crazy.” Cordell won’t have much time to get used to the speed of the college game. Despite being one of five quarterbacks in Tusculum’s recruiting class, Cordell is the only one who will be challenging for the starting position. The others are expected to move to different positions. Fortunately for Cordell, Tusculum runs a very similar offense to Indian Hill. “It’s extremely similar,” Cordell said. “They use different terminology so I’ve had to learn that but I can’t

wait. I love competition and I’m looking forward to the college experience.” Before he heads to Tusculum for summer workouts, Cordell has been working with the CHCA quarterbacks. Siple is the new offensive coordinator for CHCA and CHCA’s head coach, Eric Taylor, coached Cordell in the EastWest game. “I try to help their quarterbacks and give them a few pointers,” he said. “It’s really eye-opening seeing things through the eyes of coach Taylor and coach Siple. You see the game differently as a coach and hopefully this experience helps me transition to college.” Cordell said he may get into coaching when his football career is over and would love to coach with Siple. Cordell, who will be majoring in business, said his biggest goal is to get a good job out of college. And as for the LaRosa’s recognition, Cordell said he was simply honored to be a finalist. “Some awards hit me by surprise, I really wasn’t expecting to be nominated,” he said. “It’s really an honor for a kid from a small school just to be nominated with all of these other great athletes.”

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Ursuline Academy’s varsity volleyball collapses to the floor while celebrating its win over Mount Notre Dame during the Division I State Championship semi-final match Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, at Wright State University. Ursuline finished as the Division I state runner-up.

Ursuline wins All Sports Trophy Lions win title in GGCL Scarlet By Anthony Amorini aamorini@communitypress.com

Ursuline Academy’s consistent success across all three athletic seasons landed the Lions’ varsity athletic program the 2008-2009 All Sports Trophy in the Girls’ Greater Catholic League Scarlet Division. Ursuline finished the race for the Scarlet Division’s All Sports Trophy in first place with 39.5 points. Saint Ursula Academy finished in second place

with 36 points, followed by Mount Notre Dame’s thirdplace total of 35 points. Teams score points for the All Sports Trophy based on results from 11 different sports. “On the years we’re lucky enough to (win the All Sports Trophy) in our tough league then you’re proud of everyone because it takes the whole program,” Ursuline Athletic Director Diane Redmond said of the commitment required to win in the competitive GGCL. Ursuline scored 21 points during the fall season with varsity championships in golf and volleyball. The Lions took second place in

both soccer and cross country. In the winter, Ursuline scored 9.5 points with a team title in swimming and a tie for second place in basketball. The Lions scored nine points following the spring season with a first-place finish in track and a secondplace finish in Lacrosse. “When you get the right group then it all comes together and you win some of these awards,” Redmond said of the Lions’ coaches, players, administrators and parents helping lift the program to the All Sports Trophy.

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Sharks bite Crusaders

Loveland High School’s Jackson Phipps (10) for the Cincinnati Crusaders slides under the tag of the Sharks Reeve Hoover (2) of Cincinnati Country Day. The FCA Cincinnati Sharks beat the Cincinnati Crusaders, 10-0 in recent 15U Southwest Ohio League, National Division, select baseball play.

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Hooked on Fishing Summer Day Camp at the Lake Isabella Family Fishing Center teaches kids age 10 to 16 about the basics in fishing. Young anglers are welcome to join this week-long camp that takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, July 13, through Friday, July 17. The camp will cover angling skills, fish biology, life skills, conservation and fishing ethics with the kids.

Cost is $150 per child and includes lunches, bait, boat rental, rod and reel, tackle box and a T-shirt. Space is limited and registration is required Online at GreatParks.org or by calling Lake Isabella at 791-1663. Lake Isabella is located at 10174 Loveland-Madeira Road in Symmes Township A valid Hamilton County Park District Motor Vehicle Permit ($5 annual; $2 daily) is required to enter the parks.

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Joe Albers goes out on top By Mark Chalifoux mchalifoux@communitypress.com

Moeller High School graduate Joe Albers has picked up more than a few honors during his high school swimming career. The 10-time All-American (by event) capped his high school career by winning state titles in the 200 IM and in the 100 breaststroke. Albers added another honor to his resume when he was named one of six finalists for the LaRosa’s High School MVP of the Year award. Orlando Scales of Elder High School won the honor June 28. “It’s definitely a big honor for me,” he said. “I’m impressed I’m on a list with some of those other guys.”

Albers holds three school records and was the 2009 GCL Swimmer of the Year. He will be swimming next year at Ohio State University. “He is really focused and all business in meets,” Moeller High School head swimming coach Jay Frentsos said. “He’s just a great competitor. I liken it to wanting to have the ball in his hands for the last shot; he was just that way.” Frentsos said he will always remember the time Albers swam in two consecutive events in a big meet. “When he was done he couldn’t get out of the pool for a few minutes. He was completely exhausted but he always found a way to

keep digging,” Frentsos said. Albers said he’s definitely excited about swimming for OSU next year. “It should be a good time,” he said. “I want to make the Big 10 team as a freshman and make the NCAAs as time goes on and then try to place in all of those.” Frentsos said Albers would be a very deserving MVP. “I think swimming is an underrated sport,” Frentsos said. “I think it’s the hardest to train and Ohio is one of the top four swimming states in the country. To win two events at state in Ohio is a huge accomplishment. I think he’s very deserving.” Albers said the state meet was

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Joe Albers of Moeller was one of six male finalists for the LaRosa’s High School MVP of the Year award. his favorite high school memory. “It was definitely exciting to win and I’m going to miss that meet. That was a great time just to be with the guys from the team,” he said. Frentsos said Albers was a great teammate and leader for the

Crusaders. “He was a well-liked young man and very respectful. He was just an overall good athlete,” Frentsos said. “He did things the right way and respects the sport, his opponents and his teammates.”


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Older adults can prevent falls with Tai chi It’s summer and a great time to enjoy the warm weather. And if you’re looking to add something new to your regular physical activity routine, Tai Chi might be what you’re are looking for. Tai Chi (pronounced tie-CHEE) is a low-impact activity that can help older adults improve balance and prevent falls. Tai chi is an ancient form of Chinese martial arts that is sometimes described as “meditation in motion.” Tai chi consists of low-risk, rhythmic movements that require use of the major joints in the body. The Yang style of Tai chi incorporates the slowest movements and is easily adapted for senior participants. Tai chi can improve flexibility, strength, muscle tone, balance and coordination. Many studies have also linked Tai chi with an improved range of

motion, balance, confidence and a decreased risk of falls in senior adults. Other benefits include increased mental health, stress reduction Patrick and reduced anxiShumrick ety and depresCommunity sion. Structured Press guest physical activity columnist of any kind has an added benefit of meeting new people and provides an opportunity to socialize with peers and keep motivation levels high. Whether you are trying a new type of physical activity or continuing with an activity you enjoy, it is important to keep these tips in mind: • Start with small amounts of

Early childhood investment wise strategy age-expected lanAt this very moment, legislaguage skills tors in Columbus are making diffi• 94 percent cult choices about what programs children have a will receive the limited dollars regular pediatriavailable in the state budget. cian If there ever were a time when • 65 percent we have needed wise leadership, mothers are in it is now. school or We must encourage legislators to support programs that are Judith B. Van employed Ginkel • 92 percent of proven to work and save public have a tax dollars, and we must call upon Community children safe home envisocial services to deliver programs Press guest ronment that are accountable. columnist • Decreased One of those programs is Help substance abuse, Me Grow and Every Child Succeeds is one of many organiza- dependence on public assistance, tions that helps to implement this juvenile delinquency, child abuse • Improved school readiness, program in southwest Ohio. Help Me Grow is a home visita- birth outcomes and child develoption program that provides sup- ment. ECS serves the highest risk port for at risk, first-time mothers. Home visitation programs like Ohioans. They are fragilely conEvery Child Succeeds deliver nected to the workforce. They are quantifiable outcomes for moth- low-income. Many are either victims of violence ers, babies, and or have witcommunities to nessed violence. help children Unfortunately, funding for One-half are develop prenaclinically tally through the Help Me Grow is under depressed. first years of life. attack in Columbus and that If we don’t This early have early interinvestment helps puts children and families in vention proavoid the need Ohio at risk. grams like HMG, for costly servicthere will be es for these chilnegative short dren in the and long-term future, helps mothers find and keep their jobs, repercussions. Infant mortality will increase, and helps them get the child-care they need so they don’t lose their children will not be ready for school and dependence on more jobs. Unfortunately, funding for Help expensive intervention services Me Grow is under attack in and programs (like public assisColumbus and that puts children tance) will increase in the short term and be compounded over the and families in Ohio at risk. During the last 10 years, Every long term. Through our rigorous data Child Succeeds has made nearly 300,000 visits and helped more analysis, this is what we know than 15,500 families in south- will occur. I have enough faith in our western Ohio and northern Kencountry to believe that recovery tucky. ECS data prove this program will begin soon, and it will happen works and saves lives. In south- because elected officials in Columwest Ohio, babies born to ECS bus will make the right decisions mothers have a decreased infant on behalf of Ohio citizens. Investing in early childhood mortality rate. • ECS – 4.7 deaths per 1000 development is the most efficient economic development strategy live births. • Cincinnati – 17.0 deaths per available. An improved system for Ohio’s children – a system that is 1000 live births • Ohio – 7.9 deaths per 1000 evidence-based, effective and targeted to those most at risk is critilive births Additional positive outcomes cal to moving our state forward. include: Judy Van Ginkel is president of Every • 91 percent children develop Child Succeeds.

physical activity and gradually increase the time and intensity of the activity. If you are dedicated to being active and feeling better, you will see progress quickly. • Listen to your body and know your limits. People adjust to exercise differently; you can avoid a possible injury by not overworking your body. • Remember that it takes time to build and regain strength. By the time a person reaches 80 years of age, they can lose up to half of the muscle strength they had when they are younger. The good news is that strength, flexibility and balance can be restored at any age. • It’s OK to change or stop an exercise. There are countless types of physical activity a person can participate in. If you don’t find something you like right away, try something different. • Exercise should not be

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painful. If you experience pain, immediately stop what you are doing and consult your physician. Keep in mind that falls cannot be prevented by exercise alone. Talking to your physician about the medications you are taking, having your vision checked annually, making changes in your home or having a fall risk assessment performed by a physical therapist are great ways

to help prevent falls. Fore more information or to find a Tai chi class in your neighborhood, call 946-7807 or visit www.fallpreventiontaskforce.org. Patrick Shumrick, P.T., DPT, MHS, is a physical therapist at the Center for Balance in Blue Ash. He is also a member of the Hamilton County Fall Prevention Task Force.

CH@TROOM Last week’s questions: What is your favorite Fourth of July event? Why do you like it? “My favorite 4th of July event is a parade. I love the music, the children on bikes, the military, the fun neighborhood floats, the laughter, the patriotic feelings, the red/white and blue! “Come to the Anderson 4th of July parade at 11:00 on Saturday, July 4th, and set up your lawn chairs or blankets on Beechmont Avenue for the 5th Annual Parade! Bring all your family and friends, you’ll be glad you did!” EEC “We enjoy getting our kids and grandkids together for a nice gettogether and cookout.” Bill B. “I cast my vote for the Red White & Blue Ash event. Over the years it has developed into the leading program for outstanding fire works and entertainment. With the well balanced physical and musical program throughout the summer, it is attracting people from the entire area.” FJB

What do you think of Duke Energy’s plans to build a nuclear power plant in Piketon? What concerns do you have, if any? “I think this is great. Nuclear power is a great, safe way to get energy independent. And though I am not concerned about global warming, I know that many people are. Environmentalists need to get behind this plan as well. “My question is, why does it take so long to bring this plant on-line? What happened to our American spirit of ingenuity? Surely, we can do this safely and also do it faster than they are talking.” T.H. “I think we must try to develop new sources of energy delivery to make sure we have alternatives to natural gas, coal, oil, etc., and I believe nuclear energy is one of the most promising alternatives. “I grew up in Portsmouth, and Piketon was the site (in the 1950’s) of the Goodyear Atomic Plant where uranium-235 was produced at the beginning of the

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This week’s question: Three entertainment icons died last week. How will you remember Ed McMahon, Farah Fawcett and Michael Jackson? Every week the Indian Hill Journal asks readers a question they can reply to via e-mail. Send your answers to indianhill@communitypress.com with Chatroom in the subject line. nuclear age. “As far as I know, there were no adverse repercussions to this early nuclear development.” Bill B. “I would whole heartily support the concept. History has shown this type of power widely used in France is safe, reasonable, dependable source of energy. My only question would be, wonder if they considered changing the Moscow plant originally built as a nuclear power plant, to nuclear? This makes sense when you know power needs are 24/7 and wind and solar are not.” FJB “Nuclear energy has always been a great source for clean energy, but my concern is the safe disposal of nuclear waste. A site must be agreed on prior to the building of the plant and how safe is it. Also it must be cheaper than coal energy or it’s not worth it.” N.P. “This plant is well overdue. Gas and electric can be just as deadly. Anything is only just as safe as the person operating/managing it.” M.E.N. “I support the utilization of nuclear energy – provided the plant is built safely, on time, and without cost overruns that are passed onto the consumer. We don’t want another Zimmer.” D. “What a great thing, just think if all the naysayers had not

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protested about the plant built years ago at Moscow we would have been enjoying cheaper electric and the other benefits all these years. Just wait, those same naysayers will be back in force again. “I have a friend that has worked in nuclear electric plants for years and as he says there is no safer place to be.” L.S. “I think it’s a great idea and that it should reflect favorably on our rates. Security of a nuclear facility is always a concern but I think that has to be balanced against the cleanliness of the power.” B.N. “I say it is about time the U.S. built another nuclear reactor to generate energy for America. France generates about 80 percent of their energy from nuclear reactors. Duke will be working with a French company to build the Piketon reactor. Power generated by nuclear reactors is environmentally friendly. The nuclear fuel used in reactors does occur naturally and there are no GHG emissions from the reactor. Since Duke will be working with an experienced nuclear power company to build the plant, I have no concerns. To those who are afraid of nuclear power, I say they have watched too many Hollywood movies about nuclear accidents. For those who are concerned about nuclear energy, go to http://www.world-nuclear.org/ for answers on nuclear power questions.” M.S. “I absolutely love the idea of the nuclear plant. Nuclear energy is the most cost effective, efficient and safe energy we could go with. Brilliant idea!” J.R. “I think it is a great idea, it will create jobs and tax revenue from the very beginning of construction. The more resources we have for clean, carbon-free energy, the better. It was the site of the former U.S. nuclear weapons facility, so the area is already equipped and capable on the handling of uranium.” C.A.S.

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Bonkers has earned the nickname “Lord Oken” because he thinks he is a fancy and royal human.

With time and love, cat teaches lesson One day my parents took me and my brother to an animal shelter to look for a dog. While we looked at the dogs, I saw the cats. I wanted to see the little kittens, so we went to the cats. While we looked at the cats, there was a little cat stuck in a small cage with no room to move around. We asked a staff member if we could see him run around with the other cats. When she let the little cat out, he ran headfirst into a wall. The staff member told us that the cat was very sick and was going to be put down soon. We adopted him and took him home that day. That was in 2001. Now that little cat is the fat, happy and very healthy cat that we call Bonkers. Bonkers is loved by

everybody and loves them all right back. He likes sleeping in to sun and pawing at the widows when a bird is outside. Bonkers has earned the nickname “Lord Oken” because he thinks he is a fancy and royal human. His favorite food is the tuna juice he gets on special occasions. If you stay up late at night, you can see him try to catch his tail in the darkness. Bonkers has taught me and my family something. That little bud can burst into bloom, you just need to give it time and love. Abigail Wilson and Bonkers live in Oakley. If you have a special story about your pet e-mail a photo of your pet and a short story to espangler@communitypress.co m.

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Art exhibit

Miller Gallery is hosting the exhibit “Robots, Donuts & Other Madness” from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 3, at Miller Gallery, 2715 Erie Ave., Hyde Park. California artist Eric Joyner’s off-beat paintings include tin-toy robots, monsters and besprinkled donuts. The exhibit also introduces graffiti-rich urban landscapes by Boston artist Jessica Hess and figurative and still-life paintings by Otto Lange. The exhibit runs through July 12. Call 871-4420.

Fourth of July events

• Madisonville Community Council is hosting the Madisonville Fourth of July Parade at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 4, at Madisonville Recreation Center, 5320 Stewart Road, Madisonville. The parade begins at Recreation Center and ends at Bramble Park. The event is free. Call 561-9343. • The city of Montgomery is hosting the Montgomery Independence Day Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 4, at Montgomery Park, 10101 Montgomery Road, Montgomery. Parade units to depart from various parking lots on

C o o p e r Road. Route follows C o o p e r Road east to Montgomery Road, then north to Montgomery City Hall. The event is family friendly and free. Call 792-8329. • The city of Montgomery is hosting the Montgomery’s July Fourth Festival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 4, at Montgomery Park, 10101 Montgomery Road, Montgomery. The event includes children’s games, pony rides, moonwalk and food booths. Music is by Blue Chip Jazz Band and Waiting on Ben. Pet show registration is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and judging begins at 1:15 p.m. The event is family friendly and free. Call 792-8329.

Learn about nutrition

TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion is hosting Nutrition and Fitness 101 from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, at TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Road, Montgomery. Join registered dietitian and degreed personal trainer to discuss latest trends of nutrition and fitness. The cost is $20. Call 985-6732.

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From left are: Kevin T. Kabat, a resident of Indian Hill; Lynwood L. Battle, Jr., a resident of downtown; David B. O’Maley, a resident of Indian Hill; James E. Schwab, a resident of downtown; Harris K. Weston (seated), a resident of East Walnut Hills; Mitchel D. Livingston, a resident of Cleves; Alvin Z. “Bunny” Meisel, a resident of Amberley Village; and Karen M. Hoguet, a resident of Mt. Lookout.

BRIDGES community recognizes honorees

More than 900 people recently attended the BRIDGES for a Just Community 59th Annual Awards Dinner in support of the organization’s commitment to creating an inclusive and just community. Serving as BRIDGES’s major annual fundraiser, the event chaired by Kevin T. Kabat of Indian Hill, chairman, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp, raised $402,440, which was a 20 percent increase over last year’s dinner. BRIDGES has been the region’s leading human relations organization since 1944. “This was by far one of our most successful annual dinners yet,” said Dr. Mitchel D. Livingston, chairman of

the BRIDGES for a Just Community Board. “Kevin Kabat went above and beyond to create a real team effort to help BRIDGES raise funds during more difficult economic times.” Honorees, Lynwood L. Battle Jr. of downtown; Karen M. Hoguet of Mount Lookout and Alvin Z. “Bunny” Meisel of Amberley Village; David B. O’Maley of Indian Hill; and James E. Schwab of downtown were recognized for making significant contributions to the improvement of human relations in the Greater Cincinnati community. Harris K. Weston and Alice F. Weston of East Walnut Hills received special recognition for six decades of continuous service to the organization.

The Harris K. Weston Youth Fund was announced at the dinner to provide scholarships and funding for BRIDGES youth leadership programming. The inaugural Oscar Armstrong Award was presented to Khalilah and Pickett Slater-Harrington, both alumnus of the Public Allies Cincinnati program and residents of North Avondale – the award was created to honor the memory and values of the former Public Ally who was tragically killed in the line of duty as a Cincinnati firefighter in 2003. Khalilah is project manager of STRIVE; Pickett is with the Xavier University Community Building Institute.

Man joins Y for grandchildren, finds self benefits Joseph Nelson joined the Carl H. Lindner YMCA so his grandchildren could enjoy the indoor water park, but what he didn’t realize at the time was how much he’d personally benefit from the membership. In addition to using the fitness room, Nelson participates in the Carl H. Lindner YMCA’s Silver Sneakers, a national program that encourages older adults to lead healthy and active lifestyles through wellness centers like the YMCA. Leading Medicare health plans and Medicare supplement carriers pick up the membership and class costs for their participants. YMCA Silver Sneakers classes are designed exclusively for seniors who want to improve their strength, flexibility, balance and endurance. It is one of many YMCA of Greater Cincinnati branches offering Silver Sneakers and classes. The Melrose YMCA located in Walnut Hills is beginning registration for classes that will start in

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Joseph Nelson stays active with Silver Sneakers at the YMCA. August. For specific branch contact information, the public can visit www.myy.org or call 362-9622.

Class instructors like Steve Franzreb at the Carl H. Lindner YMCA incorporate handheld weights, elastic bands, a ball and a chair

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in a fun environment. The Carl H. Lindner YMCA and other branches also offer Silver Splash aquatic exercise classes.


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July 2, 2009

THINGS TO DO IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD F R I D A Y, J U L Y 3

ART & CRAFT CLASSES

Paint Your Own Pottery, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Funke Fired Arts, 3130 Wasson Road. Short lessons and tips followed by painting. Ages 6 and up. $35. Registration required one day prior. 871-2529. Oakley.

ART EXHIBITS

Robots, Donuts & Other Madness, 10 a.m.5:30 p.m. Miller Gallery, 2715 Erie Ave. California artist Eric Joyner’s off-beat paintings include tin-toy robots, monsters and besprinkled donuts. Also introducing graffiti-rich urban landscapes by Boston artist Jessica Hess and figurative and still-life paintings by Otto Lange. Through July 12. 871-4420. Hyde Park. Cheryl Pannabecker, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Advanced Cosmetic Surgery and Laser Center, 3805 Edwards Road. Suite 100, Three, multifaceted wall-size ceramic sculptures. Through Aug. 28. 351-3223. Norwood. Influences and Inspirations, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Redtree Art Gallery and Coffee Shop, 3210 Madison Road. Works by local artists Blake Daniels, Jim Crosser, Evan Hildebrandt and John Hegener. Through July 4. 321-8733. Oakley. 20th Century Abstract Expressionists, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mary Ran Gallery, 3668 Erie Ave. Works by Paul Chidlaw and Jack Meanwell. Through July 18. 871-5604. Hyde Park.

ATTRACTIONS

Airplane Rides, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lunken Airport, 262 Wilmer Ave. Romantic airplane rides and air tours by Flamingo Air. $75 and up. 321-7465. Linwood.

CIVIC

Computer and TV Recycling Drop-Off, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 2trg, 11093 Kenwood Road. Accepting monitors, CPUs, hard drives, mice, keyboards, laptops, docking stations, backup batteries, power cords, modems, external hard drives, memory chips, cell phones, printers, scanners and fax machines. $20 TVs over 60 pounds, $10 TVs under 60 pounds, free for other items. Presented by Hamilton County Solid Waste Management District. 946-7766. Blue Ash.

DANCE CLASSES

Line Dance Class, 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Oakley Community Center, 3882 Paxton Ave. Line dancing with Jerry and Kathy Helt, instructors. Wear smooth soled shoes. No partner dances and no prior dance experience required. $4. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 321-6776. Oakley.

FARMERS MARKET

Greenacres Farm Store, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Greenacres Farm Store, 8255 Spooky Hollow Road. Grass-fed Black Angus beef, freerange chicken, produce, lamb, turkey, eggs and honey. 891-4227. Indian Hill. Turner Farm, 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Turner Farm, 7400 Given Road. Large variety of local and seasonal vegetables. Flowers such as zinnias, cosmos, sunflowers, strawflowers, blue salvia and more. 561-7400. Indian Hill.

FOOD & DRINK

Uncorked, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. The Art of Entertaining, 2019 Madison Road. Wine tasting with 4-6 selections and food pairings by chef. $15. 871-5170. O’Bryonville.

HAPPY HOURS

Happy Hour, 1 p.m.-8 p.m. Mount Lookout Tavern, 3209 Linwood Ave. Drink specials. 871-9633. Mount Lookout. Happy Hour, 3 p.m.-7 p.m. The Sandbar, 4625 Kellogg Ave. Drink specials. 533-3810. East End. Happy Hour, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. The Stand, 3195 Linwood Ave. Drink specials. 871-5006. Mount Lookout. Happy Hour, 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Through The Garden Restaurant, 10738 Kenwood Road. Drink specials. 791-2199. Blue Ash.

Happy Hour, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Redmoor, 3187 Linwood Ave. Drink specials and half-off pizza. 871-6789. Mount Lookout. Happy Hour, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Oak Tavern, The, 3089 Madison Road. Drink specials. 3216258. Oakley. Happy Hour, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. O’Bryon’s Irish Pub, 1998 Madison Road. Appetizer and drink specials. 321-5525. O’Bryonville. Happy Hour, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Teller’s of Hyde Park, 2710 Erie Ave. Drink specials. Appetizer specials end 6 p.m. 321-4721. Hyde Park. Happy Hour, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Habit’s Cafe, 3036 Madison Road. Drink specials. Presented by Habits Cafe. 631-8367. Oakley. Happy Hour, 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Old Saloon, 7711 Montgomery Road. Drink specials. $5 pizzas on Wednesdays. Presented by The Old Saloon. 745-0654. Kenwood.

HEALTH / WELLNESS

Health Screenings, 9 a.m.-noon, Owens Chiropractic and Rehabilitation Center, 7319 Montgomery Road. Blood pressure, weight, foot and spinal screenings. Free. Registration required. 784-0084. Silverton.

LITERARY BOOKSTORES

Funtastic Fridays, 3 p.m. Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 2692 Madison Road. Crafts, activities, games and parties. Themes and age appropriateness vary. Free. Reservations recommended. 396-8960. Norwood.

MUSIC - CLASSIC ROCK

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

MUSIC - CONCERTS

Twista, 9:30 p.m. Annie’s, 4343 Kellogg Ave. Grammy award-winning rapper and record producer. The Independence Bash. $20-$40. 800-745-3000. East End.

ON STAGE - COMEDY

Gary Conrad: Master Hypnotist, 8 p.m. Erotic show. $15 ages 18 and up. and 10:30 p.m. Erotic show. $15 ages 18 and up. Go Bananas, 8410 Market Place. Reservations required. Through July 5. 984-9288. Montgomery.

PUBLIC HOURS

Gattle’s, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Gattle’s, 7809 A Cooper Road. Luxury bedding linens, fine table linens, infant and baby linens, elegant gifts, fragrances and soaps. 871-4050. Montgomery. Kenwood Towne Centre, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Kenwood Towne Centre, 7875 Montgomery Road. 745-9100. Kenwood. S A T U R D A Y, J U L Y 4

ART & CRAFT CLASSES

Saturday Morning Functional Clay Art Class, 10 a.m.-noon, Funke Fired Arts, 3130 Wasson Road. Families learn to create one-of-a-kind clay art. $20 per project. Reservations required Friday before class. 871-2529. Oakley.

ART EXHIBITS

Robots, Donuts & Other Madness, 10 a.m.5:30 p.m. Miller Gallery, 871-4420. Hyde Park. Influences and Inspirations, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Redtree Art Gallery and Coffee Shop, 3218733. Oakley.

ATTRACTIONS

Airplane Rides, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lunken Airport, 321-7465. Linwood.

COOKING CLASSES

Healthy Cooking Class, noon-1:30 p.m. Peachy’s Health Smart, 7400 Montgomery Road. Learn to cook two healthy dishes and discuss nutrition with dietician. $22. Reservations required. Presented by Peachy’s

Health Smart. 315-3943. Silverton.

FARMERS MARKET

Farmers Market, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Whole Foods Market, 2693 Edmondson Road. Parking Lot. Grill outs, music and more than 15 vendors selling fresh produce and flowers. 5318015. Norwood. Turner Farm, 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Turner Farm, 561-7400. Indian Hill.

FIREWORKS

Fairfax Bramble Park Fireworks, 9:30 p.m. Bramble Park, Bramble Ave. between Homer Ave. and Settle Street, Presented by Madisonville Community Council. 561-9343. Fairfax. Red, White and Blue Ash Fireworks, 10 p.m. Blue Ash Sports Center, 11540 Grooms Road. Entertainment and concessions available. With Rozzi Famous Fireworks. Family friendly. Free spectators. Presented by Blue Ash Recreation Department. 745-6259. Blue Ash.

HAPPY HOURS

Happy Hour, 1 p.m.-8 p.m. Mount Lookout Tavern, 871-9633. Mount Lookout. Happy Hour, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. The Stand, 8715006. Mount Lookout. Happy Hour, 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Through The Garden Restaurant, 791-2199. Blue Ash. Happy Hour, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Redmoor, 8716789. Mount Lookout.

HOLIDAY INDEPENDENCE DAY

Red, White and Blue Ash, 2 p.m.-10:35 p.m. Music by Hotel California at 5:30 p.m. and Gretchen Wilson at 8:15 p.m. Blue Ash Sports Center, 11540 Grooms Road. Rides, games, family fun area, food and drinks. Free. Presented by Blue Ash Recreation Department. 745-6259. Blue Ash. Montgomery Independence Day Parade, 10 a.m. Montgomery Park, 10101 Montgomery Road. Parade units to depart from various parking lots on Cooper Road. Route follows Cooper Road east to Montgomery Road. then north to Montgomery City Hall. Family Friendly. Free. Presented by City of Montgomery. 792-8329. Montgomery. Fireworks Get Together, 6 p.m. Brecon United Methodist Church, 7388 E. Kemper Road. View Blue Ash fireworks from church’s front lawn. Food, drinks and games. Free. 4897021. Sycamore Township. Montgomery’s July Fourth Festival, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Montgomery Park, 10101 Montgomery Road. Children’s games, pony rides, moonwalk and food booths. Music by Blue Chip Jazz Band and Waiting on Ben. Pet show registration from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and judging begins at 1:15 p.m. Family friendly. Free. Presented by City of Montgomery. 7928329. Montgomery. Fairfax Bramble Park Festival, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Music by Basic Truth 5-7:30 p.m. Bramble Park, Bramble Ave. between Homer Ave. and Settle Street, Activities for childreb and seniors. Music by DJ. Presented by Madisonville Community Council. 561-9343. Fairfax. Madisonville Fourth of July Parade, 5 p.m. Madisonville Recreation Center, 5320 Stewart Road. Begins at Recreation Center and ends at Bramble Park. Free. Presented by Madisonville Community Council. 561-9343. Madisonville.

MUSIC - CLASSICAL

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See Jessica Hess’ “Pittsfield Tracks III” at “Robots, Donuts & Other Madness” from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 3, at Miller Gallery, 2715 Erie Ave., Hyde Park. California artist Eric Joyner’s off-beat paintings include tin-toy robots, monsters and besprinkled doughnuts. The exhibit also introduces graffiti-rich urban landscapes by Boston artist Jessica Hess and figurative and still-life paintings by Otto Lange. The exhibit runs through July 12. Call 871-4420. 9343. Fairfax.

ON STAGE - COMEDY

Gary Conrad: Master Hypnotist, 8 p.m. Clean show. $15 ages 21 and up. and 10:30 p.m. Erotic show. $15 ages 21 and up. Go Bananas, 984-9288. Montgomery.

PUBLIC HOURS

Kenwood Towne Centre, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Kenwood Towne Centre, 745-9100. Kenwood.

RECREATION

Private Sports Lessons, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Road. Choose from basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball, football, and lacrosse. Ages 5 and up. $250 for six. Presented by Sports Progression. 335-5283. Montgomery.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Codependents Anonymous, 9:30 a.m. Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church, 1345 Grace Ave. Room 206. Book discussion group. Donations accepted. Presented by Codependents Anonymous, Inc. 5831248. Hyde Park. S U N D A Y, J U L Y 5

ART EXHIBITS

Robots, Donuts & Other Madness, 11 a.m.3 p.m. Miller Gallery, 871-4420. Hyde Park.

ATTRACTIONS

Airplane Rides, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lunken Airport, 321-7465. Linwood.

FARMERS MARKET

Summer Carillon Concerts, 2 p.m. Richard D. Gegner, carillonneur. Mary M. Emery Carillon, Pleasant Street, Listen in the surrounding park as the carillonneur performs on a keyboard connected to 49 bells inside the tower. Tours of keyboard room and bells may be arranged through the carillonneurs. Free. Presented by Village of Mariemont. 2718519. Mariemont.

Hyde Park Farmers Market, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Music by Larry Ford. U.S. Bank Hyde Park, 3424 Edwards Road. Local produce and farm goods, gourmet foods and more. Presented by Hyde Park Farmers’ Market. 561-3151. Hyde Park. Greenacres Farm Store, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Greenacres Farm Store, 891-4227. Indian Hill.

MUSIC - R&B

HAPPY HOURS

Basic Truth at Madisonville Bicentennial Festival Concert, Bramble Park, 5 p.m.7:30 p.m. Bramble Park, Bramble Ave. between Homer Ave. and Settle Street, All ages — free outdoor concert. Free. Presented by Madisonville Community Council. 561-

Happy Hour, 1 p.m.-8 p.m. Mount Lookout Tavern, 871-9633. Mount Lookout. Happy Hour, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. The Stand, 8715006. Mount Lookout. Happy Hour, 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Through The Garden Restaurant, 791-2199. Blue Ash.

International. 677-8500. Loveland. Sunday Celebration, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Living Word Fellowship, 9781 Fields Ertel Road. Steve and Tara Peele, senior pastors. Presented by Equipping Ministries International. 677-8500. Loveland. Kids Ministry, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Living Word Fellowship, 9781 Fields Ertel Road. Steve and Tara Peele, senior pastors. Presented by Equipping Ministries International. 7421100. Loveland. Sanctuary Preparation Prayer, 10:15 a.m.10:30 a.m. Living Word Fellowship, 9781 Fields Ertel Road. Presented by Equipping Ministries International. 742-1100. Loveland. Worship Service, 11 a.m. Church of God of Prophecy, 8101 Beech Street, 793-7422. Deer Park. Worship Services, 8:45 a.m.-9:45 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. St. Paul United Methodist Church, 8221 Miami Road. Free. 891-8181. Madeira. Worship Services, 9 a.m.-10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Madeira-Silverwood Presbyterian Church, 8000 Miami Ave. Free. 791-4470. Madeira.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Learning, Education, Networking, and Support (LENS), 12:15 p.m. Church of the Saviour United Methodist Church, 8005 Pfeiffer Road. Information and support for anyone dealing with mental illness/brain disorder. Presented by National Alliance on Mental Illness of Hamilton County. 3513500. Montgomery. Codependents Anonymous, 7 p.m. United Church of Christ in Oakley, 4100 Taylor Ave. Twelve-step group. Donations accepted. Presented by Codependents Anonymous, Inc. 231-0733. Oakley. M O N D A Y, J U L Y 6

ART & CRAFT CLASSES

Paint Your Own Pottery, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Funke Fired Arts, 871-2529. Oakley. Fun with Art, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Daily through July 10. Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center, 6980 Cambridge Ave. With Judy Perkins. New project and medium every day. Grades 1-3. Bring a paint shirt the first day of class. $60. Registration required by May 30. Presented by The Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati. 272-3700. Mariemont.

ART EXHIBITS

Superheroes Rise Up, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Redtree

Art Gallery and Coffee Shop, 3210 Madison Road. Exhibition developed by artists from Visionaries and Voices and Redtree Gallery. Theme revolves around iconic images of classic and modern Superheroes. Free. Through Aug. 8. 321-8733. Oakley. Cheryl Pannabecker, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Advanced Cosmetic Surgery and Laser Center, 3513223. Norwood.

ATTRACTIONS

Airplane Rides, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lunken Airport, 321-7465. Linwood.

CIVIC

Computer and TV Recycling Drop-Off, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 2trg, 946-7766. Blue Ash.

FARMERS MARKET

Greenacres Farm Store, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Greenacres Farm Store, 891-4227. Indian Hill.

HAPPY HOURS

Happy Hour, 1 p.m.-8 p.m. Mount Lookout Tavern, 871-9633. Mount Lookout. Happy Hour, 3 p.m.-7 p.m. The Sandbar, 5333810. East End. Happy Hour, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. The Stand, 8715006. Mount Lookout. Happy Hour, 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Through The Garden Restaurant, 791-2199. Blue Ash. Happy Hour, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Oak Tavern, The, 321-6258. Oakley. Happy Hour, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. O’Bryon’s Irish Pub, 321-5525. O’Bryonville. Happy Hour, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Teller’s of Hyde Park, 321-4721. Hyde Park. Happy Hour, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Habit’s Cafe, 6318367. Oakley. Happy Hour, 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Old Saloon, 7450654. Kenwood.

LITERARY - STORY TIMES

Make a Mess at the Manatee, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Blue Manatee Children’s Bookstore, 3054 Madison Road. Semi-structured open studio led by Miss Kelli, artist-in-residence. Ages 3 and up with adult. $3. Registration required. 731-2665. Oakley. Make a Mess at the Manatee Jr. Edition, 10:30 a.m. Blue Manatee Children’s Bookstore, 3054 Madison Road. Read picture book and create art project based on book. With Miss Kelli, artist-in-residence. Ages 2-4. $3. 731-2665. Oakley.

MUSIC - CLASSICAL

Summer Carillon Concerts, 7 p.m. Lvsitanvs Carillon Duo. Ana and Sara Elias, carillonneurs. Mary M. Emery Carillon, 271-8519. Mariemont.

ON STAGE - COMEDY

Gary Conrad: Master Hypnotist, 8 p.m. Erotic show. $10 ages 18 and up. Go Bananas, 984-9288. Montgomery.

PUBLIC HOURS

Kenwood Towne Centre, noon-6 p.m. Kenwood Towne Centre, 745-9100. Kenwood.

RECREATION

Private Sports Lessons, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 3355283. Montgomery.

RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY

PROVIDED

The Cincinnati Pops celebrates the Fourth of July with its concert, “Red, White and Boom,” at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 4, at Riverbend Music Center. It highlights patriotic music and features the May Festival Summer Chorus. A Family Fun Zone, with face painting, cornhole and instrument making, begins at 6:30 p.m. The event ends with fireworks. For tickets, call 513-3813300 or visit www.cincinnatipops.org.

Pastor’s Prayer Time, 9 a.m.-9:25 a.m. Living Word Fellowship, 9781 Fields Ertel Road. Steve and Tara Peele, senior pastors. Presented by Equipping Ministries International. 742-1100. Loveland. Sunday School, 10 a.m. Church of God of Prophecy, 8101 Beech Street, 793-7422. Deer Park.

RELIGIOUS SERVICES

Discipleship Classes, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Living Word Fellowship, 9781 Fields Ertel Road. Presented by Equipping Ministries

PROVIDED

The PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center hosts the Counting Crows, pictured, with Augustana, at 8 p.m. Monday, July 6. Tickets are $39.50, $57.50 and $79.50. Visit www.PNCpavilion.com. The event includes a free pre-show cookout, starting at 6:30 p.m.


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Indian Hill Journal

July 2, 2009

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The difference between freedom and license

desires for ourselves.” Hopefully we’re learning To understand and what freedom means. enjoy freedom requires The majority of people reflective choices about confuse freedom with ourselves and the purlicense. Recall the number of pose of life. times you’ve heard someOur founders one state, “This is a free penned the Declaration country, I can do what I Independence. In a want!” Father Lou of certain sense, it is That assertion is incorGuntzelman actually a Declaration rect. Freedom does not mean the ability to do anyPerspectives of Dependence on someone. thing we want. For the Constitution of the Freedom means the ability to choose to do what we ought. United States makes its citizens Doing anything we want or feel independent of kings, dictators, like doing is not freedom, but parliaments, and even majorities as regards to our basic rights and license. American Baptist minister and liberties. But on what factor does the Harvard chaplain Peter Gomes explains, “Freedom’s only virtue Constitution base our independis that it enables us to pursue that ence from kings and dictators? It grounds it on a previous which God desires for us and which we, in our heart of hearts, dependence on the One who gave

us our rights and dignity in the first place. It says it is because …” the Creator has endowed man with certain inalienable rights among which are the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” If our freedom came from a king or government, then that king or government could take it away. It is only because our freedom comes from God that it is called “inalienable,” i.e. cannot be taken away. In scripture, St. Paul showed how God is interested in a real revolution, a revolution against injustice, mistreatment, violence against others and hatred. In other words, it is a revolution against license that permits the dark side of human nature to ooze forth against others. Explaining, Paul writes, “For

you were called to freedom, brothers and sisters, but do not use your freedom as an opportunity for self-indulgence, rather to serve one another through love.” He enumerates some of the ways we freely choose to serve one another … through love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Freedom means to gain such a control over the dark part of our human nature that instead of choosing destructive actions, we choose goodness and all that is conductive to the growth and happiness of human nature. Freedom is far more difficult and demanding than license. In his book, “Man’s Search For Meaning,” Viktor Frankl tells of his own experience in a Nazi concentration camp. He reflects on the irony that he

never felt so free as he did during that horrible experience. Even though all other obvious freedoms and choices had been taken away from him, no matter how terrible the external conditions might be, he still had the freedom of his own thoughts and attitudes. He could choose to see and act with the eyes of a free spirit. “None can love freedom heartily but good men: the rest love not freedom, but license,” declared John Milton. Father Lou Guntzelman is a Catholic priest of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Reach him at columns@community press.com or contact him directly at P.O. Box 428541, Cincinnati, OH 45242. Please include a mailing address or fax number if you wish for him to respond.

Foreclosures may be affecting your home’s value The large number of foreclosures in the Tristate is having a dramatic effect on the value of homes in some areas. As a result, some people are finding it impossible to sell their house for anything close to what they imagined. Amanda Frank said she can’t sell her West Chester house for the $107,000 she wanted because the buyer’s appraisal of her home came in much lower. “The couple that was going to borrow it had an FHA loan. They came back

and did an appraisal and it came back appraised a t $80,000,” she said. “That Howard Ain is $8,000 Hey Howard! less than our current mortgage and $3,000 than our 2008 Butler County tax appraisal.” The appraiser said he gave such a low value based on recent home sales in the area.

“They said the comparative sales within the neighborhood do admit there’s a downward trend in the pricing,” Frank said. Two doors away from Frank’s home a house is listed for about $105,000. But, just a few homes away another house, roughly the same size, is listed for just $70,000, as that homeowner tries to do a short sale – selling for less than the amount owed on the mortgage. Yet another house, just three doors away from Frank’s home, is getting a

new roof from new owners. That house had been sorely neglected and the repairs will help increase the value of the home – but more is needed in that neighborhood to get home values to recover. “Who wants to hear that without a predatory lender, without an adjustable rate mortgage, without buying on the bubble, here you are upside down on your current mortgage,” Frank said. “I knew it was bad. We have a lot of family who are out of work. We have had some friends who are in

foreclosure situations and it’s unfortunate – but in our neighborhood I had no idea,” she said. The Franks have put nearly $100,000 into their house, which is now valued at just $80,000. They’re not alone. Friends nearby have a buyer for their home, willing to pay $126,000, but they too are finding comparable sales are less than $100,000. So, you may want to think twice about making improvements to your home.

And, before you put your house on the market, carefully check out the latest comparable sales in your area to make sure you too aren’t surprised by an appraisal you may receive. Troubleshooter Howard Ain answers consumer complaints and questions weekdays at 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts on WKRC-TV Local 12. You can write to him at Hey Howard, 12 WKRC-TV, 1906 Highland Ave., Cincinnati 45219.

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Indian Hill Journal

Life

July 2, 2009

‘Turnover’ a new cherry dessert this summer Cherry turnovers

Well, between the birds and the deer, the wildlife in my little world is fed well. Rita T h e Heikenfeld birds are eating my Rita’s kitchen elderberries before they’re even ripe. The deer chomped down my sunflowers and I’m praying they don’t have a hankering for my heirloom squash like they did last year. In spite of this, though, I remember what my Mom always said: plant enough for yourself and God’s good creatures, as well. (I’m beginning to think, however, that the deer and birds are awfully greedy – I don’t mind sharing, but we have to eat, too!)

I like to use sour pie cherries from my tree. You can use fresh, canned if they’re drained and frozen pie cherries for this. You’ll need 12 ounces or so. Don’t thaw the frozen cherries. 3 tablespoons flour, plus more for dusting 1 box puff pastry, thawed 12 oz. or so frozen, fresh or canned, drained cherries (leave frozen cherries undrained) 1 ⁄2 cup sugar or more to taste Squeeze or two of lemon juice 1 egg yolk beaten with a tablespoon of water (egg wash) Sugar for sprinkling

Rita’s blender hollandaise sauce

Can you help?

For Freida, a Recorder reader. Melt one-third cup butter and keep it hot. Meanwhile, in a blender, put 2 room temperature egg yolks and 2 teaspoons lemon juice and blend. With motor running on low, slowly add hot butter in a thin, steady stream. You’ll see the mixture thicken as you go. If necessary, add a bit of hot water if it’s too thick. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Tip from Rita’s kitchen

Even easier: use slightly drained canned cherry pie filling and add one-fourth teaspoon almond extract to it if you have it and a bit of extra sugar stirred in. That will be your filling without anything else added.

Grilled pattypan or other squash

For Marsha, a Tri-County reader who wants to make this with all the squash she’s getting from her garden. No real recipe, but here’s how I do it: slice squash and brush both sides with olive oil. Grill over hot coals until marked, yet still crisp/tender. Season with salt and pepper or your favorite herb and/or Parmesan cheese.

If you have the recipe, or a similar one, please share. Ruby’s Mac & Cheese and Freddie Salad: I’ve got a call in to Chef Rich Harris of the Precinct about these for several interested readers. Pasta with kielbasa and tarragon: Reader Sylvia Wiliams is desperate for this. “So delicious. I thought it was in the local paper and can’t find it.” Birthday cake sans eggs: For Michelle Smith for her son’s July birthday.

From readers’ kitchens

Ricedream.com: This is a good Web site for dairyfree desserts, according to reader Annie Hoffman. Creamed potatoes and peas: Batavia reader Delores Bingamon sent in a wonderful recipe for this. I’ll post it on our Web version next week. Pasta with herbs, Alfredo sauce and beef: Reader Dan Brokamp called with this recipe but I didn’t get it all. Please call back.

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Like Famous Recipe’s coleslaw for Mrs. Whitmer Microwave peanut butter fudge Rita Nader Heikenfeld is Macy’s certified culinary professional and family herbalist, an educator and author. E-mail her at columns@communitypress.com with “Rita’s kitchen” in the subject line. Or call 513-2487130, ext. 356. Visit Rita at www.Abouteating.com.

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• A monologue (2 minutes max). • A song that best shows your vocal range. • You must bring sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. • Bring a picture and resume. • Wear appropriate shoes in case you are asked to dance - no flip flops. • You may be asked to show dance ability at the time of your audition. Due to concentrated rehearsal periods, we ask that you don’t have any conflicts during rehearsals. In an effort to best facilitate rehearsal times, all those auditioning will be asked to list all conflicts at the time of the auditions. Please take note of when rehearsals begin below, and bring your calendar with you to the audition. The 2009-2010 Season includes: • “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr.”- Disney’s classic animated feature comes to life on our stage. Join a beautiful bookworm, a cursed prince, and a castle full of enchanted servants as they learn the true meaning of love. Rehearsals run Sept. 8 through run of show Oct. 16-24. • “Holiday Follies”- A multicultural celebration of the holidays for children of all ages, with visits from Frosty, Rudolph, Susie Snowflake, Jack Frost and that Jolly Old Elf, himself - Santa Claus. Rehearsals run Oct. 26 through run of show Dec. 4-13. • “Jack and the Beanstalk”- A new comedy classic sprouts from the traditional tale about a poor boy named Jack, who, much to his mother’s dismay, trades the family cow for five magic beans leading him to a fierce yet loveable giant. Rehearsals run Jan. 25 through run of show Feb. 26-March 9. • “Tom Sawyer: A River Adventure”From the banks of the Ohio to the stage at the Taft Theatre, this expanded version of our Tall Stacks festival favorite is a hand-clappin’, foot-stompin’ fun for the whole family. Rehearsals run March 15 through run of show April 16-24.

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden – needs volunteers in the volunteer education program. Volunteers will receive training, invitations to special events and a monthly newsletter, among other benefits. There are numerous volunteer opportunities now available, including: “Ask Me” Station Program, Slide Presenters Program, Tour Guide Program, Animal Handlers Program, CREW Education Program. Each area has its own schedule and requirements. Certified training is also required. Must be 18 or older and have a high school degree or GED diploma. For more information, call the zoo’s education department at 559-7752, or e-mail volunteereducator@cincinnatizoo.o rg, or visit www.cincinnatizoo.org. Grailville – needs volunteers for the garden in Loveland. Volunteer days are 9 a.m.-noon selected Saturdays through November. For a complete list visit www.grailville.org or call 6832340. Volunteers will work in the kitchen and herb gardens. No experience is needed, volunteers may participate once or for the entire season. Volunteers should bring gloves, water bottle, sunscreen, hat, footwear that can get dirty and a snack if desired. Tools are provided. Granny’s Garden School – needs help in the garden. Granny’s is growing produce for needy families in the area, with support from the Greenfield Plant Farm. Greenfield Plant Farm donated their surplus tomato and green pepper plants to the Granny’s Garden School program. Granny is seeking help with maintaining the gardens, planting and harvesting more produce. Granny’s is at Loveland Primary School, 550 Loveland-Madeira Road. Call 324-2873 or e-mail schoolgarden@fuse.net, or visit www.grannysgardenschool.com. GRRAND – Golden Retriever Rescue and Adoption of Needy Dogs takes in needy displaced, abandoned or unclaimed stray golden retrievers and places them in volunteer foster homes until adoptive families are found. Call 1-866-9812251 and leave your name and phone. Visit www.ggrand.org. Email www.cincygrrand@yahoo.com. League For Animal Welfare – A no-kill shelter, needs volunteers 16 and older to help socialize cats and 18 and older to socialize and walk dogs. Other opportunities available. Call 735-2299, ext. 3. Save the Animals Foundation – Needs people 18 and older to staff its shelter for homeless cats and dogs. Call 378-0300 for cats and 588-6609 for dogs. Tri State County Animal Response Team (CART) – Is at 11216 Gideon Lane in Sycamore Township. Meetings are open to the public. Visit www.tristatecart.com for monthly subjects or more information. Call 702-8373.

Education

Change a life – Volunteer to tutor an adult with low-level literacy skills or GED preparation needs. Call 621READ. Cincinnati Reads – a volunteer tutoring program working with K-4 students in Cincinnati Public Schools. Volunteers receive free training to work one-on-one with children who are struggling to read. Call 621-7323 or e-mail Jayne Martin Dressing, jdressing@lngc.org. Clermont 20/20 – and its college access program, Clermont Educational Opportunities, offer a men-

toring program that matches adults to work with a group of high school students from local high schools. Volunteers are needed to become mentors to help students stay in school and prepare to graduate with a plan for their next step. Call Terri Rechtin at 753-9222 or 673-3334 (cell) or e-mail mentor@clermont2020.org for more information. Granny’s Garden School – Volunteers needed from 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays to work on behind-thescenes projects. Volunteers also needed to help with developing Web pages. Call 489-7099; Granny’s Hands-on Gardening Club is looking for new gardeners, to work with garden manager Suellyn Shupe. Experienced gardeners, come to share your expertise and enjoy the company of other gardeners while supporting the Granny’s Garden School program times: 1:30-4 p.m. Mondays; 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The school is located at the Loveland Primary and Elementary, 550 Loveland-Madeira Road. E-mail schoolgarden@fuse.net or visit www.grannysgardenschool.com. Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development – Volunteers are needed for Adult Basic and Literacy Education classes and English to Speakers of Other Language classes.There are numerous sites and times available for volunteering. Call 612-5830. Inktank – Group looking for volunteers to help children and adults improve their skills in writing-based initiatives across the city. Call 5420195. Raymond Walters College – Needs volunteers to serve as tutors to skills enhancement students. The class meets from 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays and from 5-8 p.m. Thursdays. Call 745-5691. The YMCA of Greater Cincinnati’s Black Achievers Program that inspires and encourages teens of color toward paths of success is looking for caring professionals who want to make a difference, and for young people who can benefit from positive adult role models. Part of a national YMCA initiative, the local program incorporates mentoring, career exploration and college readiness; and helps students develop a positive sense of self, build character, explore diverse college and career options. Volunteers, many of whom are sponsored by area companies, share their own personal insight and encouragement. Contact Program Director Darlene Murphy at the Melrose YMCA, 961-3510 or visit www.myy.org. YMCA – The Ralph J. Stolle Countryside YMCA is looking for volunteer trail guides for school groups. Call 932-1424 or e-mail melittasmi@countrysideymca.org.

Entertainment

Business Volunteers for the Arts – BVA is accepting applications from business professionals with at least three years experience, interested in volunteering their skills within the arts community. Projects average six to eight months in length and can range from marketing or accounting to Web design or planning special events. A one-day training program is provided to all accepted applicants. Call 871-2787. Center for Independent Living Options – Seeking volunteers to staff Art Beyond Boundaries, gallery for artists with disabilities. Volunteers needed noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. Call 241-

2600. Cincinnati Museum Center – Needs volunteers to work in all three museums, the Cincinnati History Museum, the Museum of Natural History and Science and the Cinergy Children’s Museum, and special exhibits. Call 287-7025.

Health care

American Diabetes Association – Seeks volunteers in its area office located downtown for clerical support, filling requests for educational materials from phone requests, data entry, special events support and coordinating the Health Fair. Call 759-9330. American Heart Association – Volunteers needed to assist with the American Heart Association’s cause campaigns, Power to End Stroke, Go Red For Women, Start!, and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. Assignments include clerical work, event specific duties and community outreach. Contact the American Heart Association at 281-4048 or e-mail ray.meyer@heart.org. Bethesda North Hospital – Seeks volunteer musicians for music therapy, featuring soothing music. Call 871-0783 or e-mail bnxmusic@fuse.net. Also openings for volunteers in various areas. Call 745-1164. Captain Kidney Educational Program – Needs volunteers one or more mornings or afternoons a month during the school year to educate children in first through sixth grades about kidney function and disease. Training provided. Call 961-8105. Clermont Recovery Center – Needs volunteers to fill positions on the board of trustees. Clermont County residents interested in the problem of alcohol or drug abuse, especially persons in long-term recovery and their family members, are encouraged to apply. Contact Barbara Adams Marin, CQI manager and communications coordinator, at 735-8123 or, Kim King, administrative assistant at 735-8144. Crossroads Hospice – Seeking volunteers to assist terminally ill patients and their families. Call 793-5070. Evercare Hospice and Palliative Care – is seeking volunteers in all Greater Cincinnati communities. Evercare provides care for those facing end-of-life issues and personal support to their families. Volunteers needed to visit with patients and/or assist in administrative and clerical tasks. Volunteers may provide care wherever a patient resides, whether in a private home or nursing facility. Call 1-888-866-8286 or 682-4055. Heartland Hospice – Seeking people with an interest in serving terminally ill clients and their families. Volunteers are needed for special projects such as crochet, knitting, making cards, and lap robes, as well as to make visits to patients. Training provided to fit your schedule. Call Jacqueline at 731-6100, and Shauntay 831-5800 for information. Hospice of Southwest Ohio – Seeks volunteers to help in providing hospice services, Call 770-0820, ext. 111 or e-mail ajones@hswo.org. Hoxworth Blood Center – Hoxworth is recruiting people to help during community blood drives and blood donation centers in the area. Positions include: Blood drive hosts, greeters, blood donor recruiters and couriers. Call Helen Williams at 558-1292 or helen.williams@uc.edu. The Jewish Hospital – 4777 E. Gal-

braith Road, Kenwood, needs adult volunteers to assist at the front window in the pharmacy and also to assist with clerical duties, sorting patient mail, etc. They also need volunteers to assist staff in the family lounge and information desk and a volunteer is also needed in the Cholesterol Center, 3200 Burnet Ave., to perform clerical duties. Shifts are available 9 a.m.7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Volunteers receive a free meal ticket for each day he or she volunteers four or more hours, plus free parking. Call 686-5330. The hospital also needs adult volunteers to assist MRI staff and technologists at the reception desk of the Imaging Department in the Medical Office Building, located across from the hospital at 4750 East Galbraith Road. Volunteers are also needed to assist staff in the family lounge and at the information desk in the main hospital. Shifts are available Monday through Friday. Call 686-5330. Mercy Hospital Anderson – Seeks volunteers for the new patient services team, the Patient Partner Program. This team will provide volunteers with the opportunity to interact directly with the patients on a non-clinical level. Volunteers will receive special training in wheelchair safety, infection control, communication skills, etc. The volunteers will assist in the day-today non clinical functions of a nursing unit such as reading or praying with the patient; playing cards or watching TV with the patient; helping the patient select meals; running an errand; cutting the patient’s food. Call the Mercy Hospital Anderson Volunteer Department at 624-4676 to inquire about the Patient Partner Program. Destiny Hospice – is seeking caring and compassionate people to make a difference in the life of a person living with terminal illness. No special skills or experience needed; simply a willingness to help provide comfort and support. Orientation is scheduled to fit the volunteer’s schedule. Opportunities are available throughout the Cincinnati, Middletown and Butler County area. Contact Anne at 554-6300, or ababcock@destinyhospice.com. Wellness Community – Provides free support, education and hope to people with cancer and their loved ones. Volunteers needed to work at special events, health fairs, bulk mailings and other areas. Visit www.thewellnesscommunity.org and click on “volunteer” to sign up. Call 791-4060, ext. 19.

SCORE-Counselors to America’s Small Business – A non-profit association seeking experienced business people to counsel others who are or wish to go into business. Call 684-2812 or visit www.scorechapter34.org. Tristate Volunteers – For adults of all ages, supporting some of the best-known events in the area. Call 766-2002, ext. 4485, visit www.tristatevolunteers.org or email info@tristatevolunteers.org. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary– The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary supports the U.S. Coast Guard (MSD Cincinnati) in Homeland Security, marine environmental protection, radio watch standing and Marine events, such as Tall Stacks and the WEBN Fireworks all without pay. They also teach Ohio Boating Safety, boating/seamanship and give free boat safety checks per the Ohio, Kentucky or Indian regulations. To volunteer, call 554-0789 or e-mail grutherford100@hotmail.com. Youth In Planning – Teen volunteers needed for network project to inform communities about public planning. Visit www.OurTownPage.com or e-mail YouthInPlanning@cinci.rr.com.

Miscellaneous

American Cancer Society – Seeks volunteers for office help, assistance in resale shop in Dillonvale, new recruits for the Young Professionals group, Relay For Life team captains, cancer survivors to help with support groups and more.

Community Shares of Greater Cincinnati – Seeking volunteer campaign assistant to plan workplace employee giving campaigns and campaign project support volunteers to assist with campaigns. Call 475-0475 or e-mail info@cintishares.org. Letter writers needed – for a fast growing non-profit organization. Must be willing to encourage and cheer up an 8-year-old little boy, Chandler Miller, who is battling cancer. Miller has an inoperable tumor behind his left eye. No experience necessary. Please send “resume” to Chandler Miller c/o Team Chandler, P.O. Box 222, Goshen, OH 45122. No experience necessary – Seeking volunteers to help with autism program based on the book “SonRise” by Barry Neil-Kaufman. No experience necessary. Call 2311948.

Seniors

Anderson Senior Center – needs volunteers to teach computer courses in the evening. Computer sessions in basic computer instruction, intermediate computer instruction run once a week for five weeks. Instructors are also needed to teach one time classes of buying on ebay, digital photo, simple excel. The center has a baby grand piano and is in need of someone to play from 10:3011:30 a.m. Call Libby Feck at 4743100. Clermont Senior Services – invites area residents to get to know seniors in their communities by engaging in the Meals-on-Wheels and Friendly Neighbors/Shoppers programs. Volunteer opportunities are available in the Milford, Loveland, Union and Miami townships, Owensville, and Batavia Township. Call volunteer coordinator Sharon Brumagem at 536-4060. Meals on wheels – Seeks volunteers to deliver meals for Sycamore Senior Center’s program in the Loveland, Blue Ash, Indian Hill, Montgomery, Sycamore Township, Symmes Township and West Chester areas. Call 984-1234 or 686-1013. To volunteer in Mount Washington or Anderson Township, call 474-3100.

Social Services

Call 1-888-ACS-OHIO. Cincinnati Association for the Blind – Seeks volunteers in all areas, especially drivers available during the day. Weekend and evening hours also available. Call at 4874217. Clovernook Center for the Blind – contact Charlene Raaker, coordinator of volunteer services at 5222661 or craaker@clovernook.org for volunteer opportunities. Council on Child Abuse – Looking for volunteers who care about babies and their families. Volunteers will reinforce positive ways to manage infant crying and distribute information on the dangers of shaking babies. Call 936-8009. The Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Division of the March of Dimes – needs office volunteers. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. MondayFriday, at 10806 Kenwood Road in Blue Ash. Contact Carol Panko at cpanko@marchofdimes.com or call 769-3588. Inter Parish Ministry has a variety of volunteer jobs available – work in the Choice Pantry, help in the office, organize and sort clothing for client families or help with special events. Also needs volunteers to assist with its Elder Ministry program at a local nursing home. Volunteers help residents play bingo on Monday afternoons for about an hour. Contact Connie at 561-3932 or visit www.interparish.org for more information. Lighthouse Youth Services – needs volunteer receptionist/development assistant three to five days a week in the morning. The development assistant will answer phones, greet visitors, manage the front desk, assist with mailings and other responsibilities as requested. Call Tynisha Worthy at 487-7151, e-mail volunteer@lys.org. The office is at 1501 Madison Road, second floor. Outreach Programs – Urban Minority Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Outreach Programs of Cincinnati Inc. provides community education, referrals, interventions, assessments, short-term counseling, advocacy, training, community outreach and substance abuse prevention training. Call 636-5459. ProKids – ProKids trains volunteers to become CASAs – Court Appointed Special Advocates. Each CASA is assigned to a foster child, making sure the child is safe, that the child’s needs are met, and helping each child move into a safe, permanent and nurturing home. Most CASAs spend two to four hours a week on their case. Contact Glenna Miller at 281-2000, Ext. 101 or gmiller@prokidscasa.org. Visit www.prokids.org. St. Joseph Home – Opportunities available evenings and weekends to work with children and young adults with disabilities. Call 5632520, ext. 117.

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Indian Hill Journal

Religion

July 2, 2009

Armstrong Chapel

AMERICAN BAPTIST

Sunday Morning 9:30am & 11:00am

Wednesday Evening 6:00pm - Buffet Dinner Worship and Small Group 6:45pm - Programs and Classes for all ages.

Classes for all ages.

 MT WASHINGTON BAPTIST CHURCH

2021 Sutton Ave

231-4445

Sunday Services

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

BAPTIST CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH (513) 891-5122

E-Mail: calvarybaptistchurch@mail.com (Located at corner of Blue Ash and Hegner Rds.) Sunday School.... 9:30am Worship Service.... 10:45am Evening Service.... 6:00pm Wed. Prayer meeting.... 7:00pm

FORESTVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH 1311 Nagel Rd

474-3884

Brent Jones, Senior Pastor Jeff Beckley, Youth Pastor

10:00am Sunday School 11:00am Worship 6:00pm Sunday Evening Service 7:00pm Wednesday Bible Study & Prayer & Youth Programs for Pre K-12 Supervised nursery during all services

Hyde Park Baptist Church Michigan & Erie Ave

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

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

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE First Church of Christ, Scientist 3035 Erie Ave 871-0245 Sunday Service and Sunday School 10:30am Wednesday Testimonial Meeting 7:30pm Reading Room 3035 Erie Ave

CHURCH OF GOD The Greater Cincinnati

Church of God

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

EPISCOPAL ST. THOMAS EPISCOPAL CHURCH & ST. THOMAS NURSERY SCHOOL

100 Miami Ave, Terrace Park,OH 831-2052 www.stthomasepiscopal.org Saturday: 5:00pm Holy Eucharist Sunday 7:45am Holy Eucharist* 8:34am Summer Breakfast 10:00am Holy Eucharist* 11:00am Fellowship & Refreshments *Child care available

EVANGELICAL COVENANT

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

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Connections Christian Church 7421 East Galbraith

Cincinnati Country Day School 272-5800 www.horizoncc.com Indian Hill Episcopal Presbyterian Church 6000 Drake Rd Cincinnati, Ohio 45243 www.indianhillchurch.org Sunday Worship 8am & 10:30am Sunday School 10:30am Youth 7 & 8th grade 9:15am Youth 9 & 12th grade 11:45am Phone 561-6805 Fax 561-0894

LUTHERAN ASCENSION LUTHERAN CHURCH

7333 Pfeiffer Road, Montgomery (East of I-71 on Pfeiffer Rd) Worship Schedule 10:00 a.m. Worship and Holy Communion Baby sitter provided Pastor: Josh Miller ascensionlutheranchurch.com

Good Shepherd (E LCA) www.goodshepherd.com

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UNITED METHODIST

Cincinnati, OH 45243

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

Jeff Hill • Minister

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

FAITH CHRISTIAN

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

271-8442

Dr. R. Edgar Bonniwell, Sr. Minister

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KENWOOD FELLOWSHIP

7205 Kenwood Road, Cinti, OH 45236 513-891-9768 Ken Bashford, Pastor www.kenwoodfellowship.org Sunday Morning Worship ...10:30am Lunch follows Worship Service Children’s Church...10:30am-11:30am Enjoying the presence of God, while building each individual into a community.

KENWOOD FELLOWSHIP 7205 Kenwood Rd., Cinti, OH 45236

513-891-9768 Ken Bashford, Pastor

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Sunday Morning Worship 10:30am

7515 Forest Rd. at Beechmont Ave 231-4172 Sr. Pastor Mark Rowland Ann Luzader, Mike Carnevale Traditional Service 8:30 & 11:00am Contemporary Service 9:30 & 11:00am (Nursery care from 9:15am-12:15pm.) Sunday School for Children & Adults at 9:30am & 11:00am. Youth Fellowship (grade 7-12), 6-8pm. www.andersonhillsumc

Fellowship & Lunch Follows Worship

Children’s Church...10:30-11:30am Sunday School For All Ages 9:30am Our mission is to worship God & share Jesus’ transforming love and salvation.

561-4220

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Greg Stover, Senior Pastor Nathan Custer, Stanley Lawrence, Assoc. Pastors Lee Tyson, Pastor to Students Traditional Worship in the Old Chapel worship 8:20am Traditonal Worship in the Sanctuary 9:40am Contemporary Worship in the Sanctuary 11:11am Christian Education at 8:20, 8:45, 9:40 & 11:00am Youth Christian Education at 9:40am Nursery Care at 9:40 and 11:11am Youth Ministeries Wednesday Nights at 7:00pm

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CHURCH OF THE SAVIOUR 8005 Pfeiffer Rd Montgmry 791-3142 www.cos-umc.org

"24/7 Joy: Trusting God to Meet My Needs" Traditional Worship 8:20am & 11:00am Contemporary Worship 9:40am Sunday School (All ages) 9:40 & 11am Nursery Care Provided

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

Anderson Hills Christian Church

The church is hosting their Summer Concert Series at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15. The concert features Breadbox, an a cappella group, with local praise singers Reneé Fisher and Julie Maguire. The event is rain or shine. The concert is free, but the church is accepting canned goods and personal items for the Inter Parish Ministry’s Choice Pantry. The church is at 8119 Clough Pike; 474-2237.

Anderson Hills United Methodist

The church is hosting a Healing and Wholeness Service at 6 p.m. the fourth Sunday of each month. It is a special prayer service for those seeking God’s hand in times of physical, emotional and spiritual troubles. The church is offering a Cancer Support Hotline. If you or someone you know is in need of assistance with a cancer diagnosis, call the church’s Cancer Support Hotline (231-4172) to talk to a cancer survivor or caregiver. Mothers of PreSchoolers (MOPS) is a time for women with children ages birth through kindergarten to relax and receive helpful insights that meet the needs of moms. Meetings are the first Thursday of the month. (Childcare available.) For more information or to register, call Rhonda at 910-4313 or e-mail rhkirch@fuse.net. The church is at 7515 Forest Road, Anderson Township; 231-4172; www.andersonhillsumc.org.

Ascension Lutheran Church

Ascension’s Sunday worship service is at 10 a.m. Sunday school and adult forum begin at 9 a.m. A

nursery is provided during the worship service. An Adult Forum Discussion Series is on Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. Led by Pastor Josh Miller, the “Nooma” series is a short film followed by discussion which speaks directly to questions of faith and life. Each session is self contained. The community is invited to participate in this adult discussion series as well as Sunday School for children which also begins at 9 a.m. The church is at 7333 Pfeiffer Road, Montgomery; 793-3288; www.ascensionlutheranchurch.co m.

Church of God of Prophecy

The church hosts Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship is at 11 a.m. Sundays. Bible Study is at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. The church is at 8105 Beech Ave., Deer Park; 793-7422.

Church of the Saviour United Methodist

Evening Vacation Bible School “Crocodile Dock” is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 13-17. Register online at www.cos-umc.org. It is free. The church is hosting an Ice Cream Social from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Sunday, July 19. The event includes hot dogs, chips, lemonade and ice cream. Vendors are needed for the Fall Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. Crafters and vendors are invited to call the church for details. Summer Day Camps are scheduled Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for most weeks for the summer. Call for details and to register. A fee is requested. Sports and Outdoor Fun! is July 7-9; Science and Nature Fun is July 21-23; and Puppets and Clowning Around is July 28-30. A Disciple Bible Study begins registration for the fall in late May. Disciple Bible Study is an intensive 3234 week study of the Bible that includes elements of fellowship, prayer, video, Bible study and discussion. Participants complete daily reading and reflection assignments during the week and meet

NorthStar Vineyard Community Church

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

ARMSTRONG CHAPEL UMC

5125 Drake Road in Indian Hill

The church is hosting Vacation Bible School from 9:30 a.m. to noon July 13-17 for pre-schoolers through fourth grade. The $30 fee covers supplies, prizes, snacks and a T-shirt. To register, contact Melanie Stearns at 561-4220. The chapel is at 5125 Drake Road, Indian Hill; 561-4220.

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The church is hosting Vacation Bible School, “Crocodile Dock,” from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 6-10. It includes music, games, stories, crafts and snacks. The event is open to ages 4 through those entering fifth grade. There is no charge. Children are encouraged to bring a daily offering for My Father’s House, an orphanage in Jamaica. To register, call the church office or visit www.cloughchurch.org. The church is hosting a Dog Wash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 18. Members of the Clough United Methodist Church Jamaica Mission Team will be washing dogs of all sizes and breeds. Donations will be accepted for the mission team’s trip next June to My Father’s House, a home for abandoned and orphaned children in Whitehouse Jamaica. For information about My Father’s House, visit www.jaminjamaica.com. For more information about Clough UMC, visit www.cloughchurch.org. The church is hosting Clough Unplugged, an additional midweek service. The informal “comeas-you-are” service is from 7 p.m. to 7:50 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 20. Nursery care is provided. The Summer sermon series is “Facebook Pages of Old Testament Friends.” The church is at 2010 Wolfangle Road, Anderson Township; 2314301.

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

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together weekly to discuss what they have read, learning more about its meaning and context for their daily lives. Give Moms a Break is from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings. It is open to children 6 months-kindergarten. The cost is $10 for one child and $15 for families of two or more. Reservations can be made by calling the church office. The church is at 8005 Pfeiffer Road, Montgomery; 791-3142; www.cos-umc.org.

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MT. WASHINGTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 6365 Corbly Road 513-231-3946 Rev. Thomas A. Gaiser Worship Service 10:00am Nursery Provided Visitors Welcomed

The Community Press welcomes news about a special service, rummage sale, dinner, bazaar, festival, revival, musical presentation or any special activity that is open to the public. Deadline: Two weeks before publication date. E-mail: indianhill@communitypres s.com with “religion” in subject line Fax: 249-1938.

Congregation Ohav Shalom is hosting Monte Carlo Night at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, July 12. Play poker, blackjack, bingo and roulette. The event includes food, and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The event also includes a raffle, split the pot and sweepstakes. Childcare is available. It is open to ages 21 and up. The cost is $25. The synagogue is at 8100 Cornell Road, Montgomery; 489-3399.

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The Senior Pastor Search Committee recently unanimously agreed upon Dr. Vic Gordon of Fountain Valley, Cali., as the next Senior Pastor of Kenwood Baptist Church. Dr. Gordon will preach at both the 9:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday, July 12. Immediately following the 11 a.m. service, a congregational meeting will be held in the sanctuary. Information about Pastor Vic can be found at www.kenwoodbaptist.org. The church is at 8341 Kenwood Road; 791-0355.

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Daniel Meeks, no age given, operating vehicle under influence at 7800 block of Blome Road, June 2. Carol Magliano, no age given, obstructing official business at 8300 block of Remington Road, June 9. Doug Vigh, no age given, disorderly conduct at 8000 block of Blome Road, June 9. Anthony Sanders, no age given, wanted person (other agency) at 8800 block of Old Indian Hill Road, June 9.

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Anderson High School Class of 1979 – is celebrating its 30th reunion. The weekend will begin with a golf outing and later a social gathering at a local pub on Friday, July 17. The reunion will be July 18 at Coldstream Country Club where the class will gather for food, drinks, fun and shared memories. Sunday, enjoy a picnic at Woodland Mound Park. Turpin’s class of 1979 is invited to the picnic. For information, contact Debbie Ahlrichs Newsome at 513-231-9363 or Deborah.Newsome@fmr.com. Visit www.Anderson1979.com.

The Community Press obtains reports on file with local police departments. We publish the names of all adults charged with offenses. The information is a matter of public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. Following disposition of cases in the court system, individuals may supply The Community Press with documentation of the disposition for publication. To contact your local police department: • Indian Hill Rangers: Chief Chuck Schlie, 561-7000.

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The Anderson High School graduating class of 1984 – will be having its 25-year reunion this summer. The weekend will be kicked off with fun with friends starting Friday, July 17, at a local pub and then Saturday, July 18, at the Anderson Center for food, drinks, fun and friends. Help is needed to find lost classmates. Send contact info to: AndersonClassof84@gmail.com. Check http://anderson1984reunion.blogsp ot.com for the latest information.

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St. Dominic Class of 1984 – is having a reunion from 8 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, July 25, at St. Dominic. E-mail Jen (Jones) Bethel at jbethel31@yahoo.com for information or to register.

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Lloyd Memorial High School Class of 1974 – is having its 35th class reunion Friday, July 31 through Sunday, Aug. 2. The class will meet at 5:15 p.m., in front of the high school for a tour of the school at 5:30 p.m. A party at Florence Nature Park will follow from 6-11:30 p.m., rain or shine. Cost is $4 per person. Classmates and guests are welcome, and should bring their own drinks, coolers and a snack to share. From 7-11 p.m., Aug. 1, will

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be the reunion with dancing at Brodnick Hall at St. Timothy Church in Union. Cost is $25 per person. Beer is $1, but soft drinks are included. Live music by Power House and a hot meal. At 10:30 a.m., Aug. 2, will be Christian Fellowship at the Railroad Park in Erlanger, led be classmates Scott Denham and Larry Bubb. Contact Debbie Schneider at 513-977-3035 or e-mail debbie.schneider@scripps.com. Princeton Class of 1999– will be having its 10-year reunion. Classmates will meet 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Sharon Woods. Contact info for the committee is as follows: Kelli Martin, 678-516-6460; Will Munn, 513-227-4481; Anna Dickson, 917-605-4579; Rhonda Bristol, 513-602-2891. Glen Este High School Class of 1979 – The Glen Este High School Class of 1979 reunion committee is planning its 30-year reunion for Aug. 8 at the Eastgate Holiday Inn. Any classmates interested in attending the reunion should contact Kelly Clements Blom at kkb7761@aol.com or 513-9320164 with your name, e-mail address (please put “Reunion” in as your subject), mailing address and telephone number. Princeton High School Class of 1974 – Is planning a 35th class reunion for Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Fairfield Banquet and Convention Center. Pricing is $85 per couple or $45 for a single if the tickets are bought before July 1. After that date, a couple is $95 and singles are $50. For more information, email Debbie (Owens) Fuson at princetonhs1974@yahoo.com. Taylor High School Class of 1989

– The 1989 graduating class of Taylor High School is conducting its 20-year reunion at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 8, at The Madison, 740 Madison Ave., Covington, Ky. Cost is $45 per person, and dinner will be served. Come out for an evening of catching up with old friends, dancing, eating, drinking and having fun. Amelia High School Class of 1989 – The 1989 senior class of Amelia High School is conducting its 20th class reunion Aug. 9 at Coney Island’s Moonlight Pavilion. If you are a member of the class or know of anyone who is, contact Connie Weisenborn-Heilman at Connie heilman@hotmail.com or at 513-7527390. Milford High School Class of 1989 – is having its 20-year reunion Friday, Aug. 14- Saturday, Aug. 15. A pre-reunion gathering is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, at Greenies in Milford at 1148 Ohio 28, Milford. On Saturday, the reunion will be from 7 to midnight, at the Radisson Hotel Cincinnati Riverfront Bluegrass Ballroom. Dress is summer dressy/semi formal. Tickets must be purchased before the event, and will not be available at the door. Mention the Milford High School 1989 Class Reunion when making reservation to get a discounted rate. Everyone that reserves a hotel room at the Radisson will receive a welcome bag. The reunion committee is putting a slide show together for viewing during the reunion. Old and new photos can be e-mailed to Jeff Jounson at 89milfordeagles@gmail.com. Reunion dinner is $45. Cost includes dinner, beer, wine, soft drinks, dancing and door prizes. To sponsor the event, contact Jennifer Lewis at

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jllawrence@lawrencefirm.com. Visit www.milfordclassof1989.com. Clermont Northeastern High School Alumni – is planning a second alumni weekend for Aug. 1416. Weekend activities include a Friday evening social hour, a Saturday evening dinner/dance at the Fastiques and Sunday picnics and gatherings for various classes. Cost for the dinner and dance, which starts at 6:30 p.m. is $25 per guest. The Class of 1959 is gathering at Lake Lorelei on Sunday, Aug. 16. Alumni are also asked to contact friends and family who are also alumni about the weekend. To sign up, e-mail cnegrads@aol.com, or Shirley Shipley at skship66@yahoo.com. Norwood High School Class of 1979 – Is conducting its 30-year reunion from 7:30-11:30 p.m. Aug. 15, at the Blue Ash Banquet Center. For information, contact Karen (Faulkner) Parker at 513-351-6616 or e-mail her at kparker@fuse.net. Our Lady of Visitation Class of 1989 – is celebrating its 20-year reunion at 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 22, at Top Shelf Sports Bar and Grille, 6507 Harrison Ave. For questions or to RSVP contact Katie Abrams-Muldoon at katie_abrams@yahoo.com. Classes of 1964 Amelia and Glen Este and other 1960 classes – will celebrate their 45th reunion on Aug. 29, at Pattison Park in Owensville. Classmates from other 1960s classes are invited and welcome to attend. E-mail for more information: JerryBargo@aol.com or call Jerry at 859-341-8123 or Ken Ellis at 513-753-4035.

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TENNESSEE 1-7 Affordable, Deluxe Chalets & Cabin Rentals. Pigeon Forge in the Smokies. Vacation/Dollywood Specials. Free brochure. Call 1-800-833-9987. www.firesidechalets.com

Nr Powell NORRIS LAKE. Valley Marina. 2 BR/1BA, very nicely furnished home. Covered porch, deck. $95/nt. 423-562-8353 www.norrislakehse.com www.AUNTIEBELHAMS.com Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge. Vacation in a beautiful log cabin or chalet with hot tub, Jacuzzi, views & pool tables. Call about specials! 800-436-6618


Indian Hill Journal - July 2, 2009