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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2013

ANNIVERSARY Historical Society has a slate of events for 40th anniversary. A2

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Indian Hill district considers new boiler By Forrest Sellers fsellers@communitypress.com

Cincinnati Opera will join the May Festival Chorus, Ballet and Pops in honoring Louise Nippert Saturday and next Sunday at Greenacres in Indian Hill. PROVIDED

REVEL IN NIPPERT’S MUSICAL LEGACY

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You probably know that music was important to Louise Nippert, given her support of the Cincinnati Opera, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and the Cincinnati May Festival Chorus. But did you know the Indian Hill philanthropist who died last year at the age of 100 had a personal connection to song and performance? “Mrs. Nippert’s love of music started as a young girl when her father, George A. Dieterle, sang baritone in the May Festival Chorus,” said Carter Randolph, president of the Greenacres Foundation in Indian Hill, of which Nippert was a co-founder. “She went on to be trained professionally and sang the soprano solo that comes at the end of Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 under Thor Johnson in 1957, one of the highlights of her life. “(Nippert) thoroughly enjoyed the arts and would regularly attend Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Ballet and May Festival events,” Randolph said. You can get a taste of what stirred Nippert’s musical soul at the “102nd Year Celebration Concerts” Saturday, Sept. 7, and

Sunday, Sept. 8, at Greenacres. The third annual event will commemorate what would have been Nippert’s 102nd birthday and will feature performances by the Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati May Festival Chorus, Cincinnati Ballet and Cincinnati Pops. The concerts are open to all ages and will include selections from Aida, an opera by Giuseppe Verdi, and The Carnival of the Animals, a musical composition for children by Camille Saint-Saëns. “This is a unique and intimate end-of-summer event that the entire family can enjoy,” said Jennifer Hoban, special events manager for the Greenacres Foundation. “It’s not every day that you are able to see such an array of talented performers in the aweinspiring setting of the Greenacres Arts Center.” Both celebration concerts begin at 7 p.m. at the Greenacres Arts Center Grand Tent at 8400 Blome Road in Indian Hill. Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance at www.green-acres.org. In related news, Greenacres will sponsor a “Songs from Our Heart with the Southern Gateway Chorus” concert Saturday, Sept. 28.

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David Beaudry, a spokesman for the Southern Gateway Chorus, said the group of Cincinnati-area singers has received many awards and national recognition, including taking second place at last year’s World Choir Games in Cincinnati. “This performance will be an a cappella potpourri as we showcase the chorus’ talent by performing songs from a variety of musical genres,” Beaudry said. The concert begins at 7 p.m. at the Greenacres Arts Center Grand Tent at 8400 Blome Road in Indian Hill. Tickets are $15 and must be purchased in advance at www.green-acres.org. Discount combo tickets for the celebration concerts and the Southern Gateway Chorus concert also are available at www.green-acres.org. The Greenacres Foundation is committed to preserving Indian Hill’s woodland and farmlands and to encouraging an appreciation for music and culture. It offers environment, arts, garden, equine, water-quality and agriculture classes – many of them for children. For more about your community, visit www.Cincinnati.com/IndianHill

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The Indian Hill Exempted Village School District is considering several energy saving options. During the August school board meeting, Brad Motz, CEO of Motz Engineering, presented a four-month energy audit that focused on facilities in the district. The district worked with Duke Energy in preparing the study. Motz presented several energy saving options including installing a “central plant,” which would consist of a boiler and chiller, at the high school and middle school campus. School board member Erik Lutz, who heads the district’s Operations Committee, said the first phase of the plan would involve setting up the central plant and connecting piping to the middle school. He said this would cost about $500,000. The next phase would involve connecting piping to the auditorium in three to four years at a cost of about $200,000. The final phase would involve connecting piping to the high school within the next decade. Lutz said funding for this

project could come from the district’s permanent improvement fund since it would be a capital project. Ventilation and lighting improvements were also discussed. Lutz said one of the biggest benefits of the central plant is cost savings. He said installation of the central plant, which would be located behind the middle school, would save about $80,000 in gas, electric and maintenance costs annually. Motz said another option would be installation of geothermal equipment. Although Lutz said the equipment costs associated with this would be “negligible,” he said board members would have to weigh the expense of having to drill wells associated with the project. The cost of drilling the wells would have to be determined. Board President Karl Grafe was supportive of the central plant because of the cost savings for the district. The board will likely discuss whether to proceed with installing the central plant at its September meeting. The school board will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the high school multipurpose room, 6865 Drake Road.

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Legendary horse kick-starts historical society’s 40th By Jeanne Houck jhouck@communitypress.com

Barbara Hauck and Diana Jones consider it a joy and a duty to be knowledgeable about Indian Hill history. After all, they are the president of the board of trustees and the administrator, respectively, of the Indian Hill Historical Society. So they couldn’t help but marvel when they recently learned they were in the dark about a horse named Jay Trump, the only America-bred, -owned and -ridden horse to win the Grand National Steeplechase in England.

Trump, who won the honor in 1965 and is now dead, spent his retirement in Indian Hill. It’s a story the historical society will present on Sunday, Sept. 22, to kick off its 2013-2014 events season, the 40th anniversary of the organization. People are invited to wear race-day attire to the event to begin at 4:30 p.m. at The Little Red Schoolhouse at 8100 Given Road in Indian Hill. “It’s a fascinating story,” Hauck said of Trump, preferring to say little more in hopes of creating interest in the program. “Many of us hadn’t heard this story before

the subject came up in our program committee meeting. “The more we heard, the more we fell in love with the idea” of showcasing Trump, Hauck said. The Trump presentation will be offered in memory of Bonnie Mitsui, whose grandmother, Mary Stephenson of Indian Hill, owned the horse during its retirement. Mitsui operated, lived on and, since her death in May, is buried on Turner Farm, which raises vegetables, flowers, chickens, pigs and sheep at 7400 Given Road in Indian Hill. The organic farm, which has been in opera-

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members and about 20 percent of them do not live in Indian Hill, Jones said. The Indian Hill Historical Society continues to manage The Little Red Schoolhouse, where it presents programs and which is available for rent. The schoolhouse will host the historical society’s “40th Anniversary Celebration” at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27. (The society’s year runs much like a school year because it was created in 1973 and incorporated in 1974.) At the anniversary celebration, “We’re going to show a lot of pictures from past events and highlight the things that we’ve done, the books that we’ve published and significant programs that we’ve presented in the past,” Hauck said. But the spotlight will be on people, including original founders Emerson and Hauck.

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Juniors Mallory Chadwick, left, Jennifer Scott and Lauren Vanatsky are pleased to learn they share some of the same classes. They are residents of Indian Hill.

Counselor Donita Jackson, right, looks up information for junior Sam Svoboda, of Kenwood.

BACK TO THE BOOKS The first day back for Indian Hill High School students began with hugs, shared stories and searches for class schedules. Teachers and staff provided assistance and welcomed the students back. The first day of the new school year was Aug. 22.

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Freshmen Elizabeth Bode, left, of Kenwood, Stephanie Tranter, of Camp Dennison, and Amalia Guzman, of Indian Hill, share what they did during the summer.

Freshmen Sohini Das, left, of Kenwood, Elyse Dehamel and Allie Anderson, both of Indian Hill, are glad to reconnect.

Seniors Elise Spiegle, left, of Madeira, and Elana Schwartz, of Kenwood, get ready to attend their first class of the day.

Juniors Cydney Parker, left, of Kenwood, and Keely Gardner, of Indian Hill, share a laugh.

Sophomore Julia Majchszak, of Indian Hill, looks for her student schedule.

Junior Gracie Bowling, of Kenwood, tries his locker combination.


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CCD head soccer coach Theresa Hirschbauer stands between her senior captains Ashley Streit, left, and Kelsey Zimmers. “We don’t do boring around here,” Hirschbauer said. MARK D. MOTZ/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

CCD soccer captains lead team everywhere By Mark D. Motz

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Indian Hill High School senior quarterback Matt Thompson throws a pass in the first period at New Richmond High School in the season opener Aug. 30. MARK D. MOTZ/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

LOOK FOR THIS BRAVE CARRIER

Indian Hill’s Mac Carrier delivers on the gridiron By Scott Springer sspringer@communitypress.com

INDIAN HILL — Opponents of Indian Hill High School’s football team will notice some tall trees around Tomahawk Stadium this fall. In addition to the heavily wooded topography, there also

are some lanky lads sporting Indian Hill’s red-and-white lettering on the new two-tone turf field. Returning quarterback Matt Thompson is 6-foot-4 and receiver Shay Bahner and offensive lineman Sam Smith also hover around that altitude. In the explosive department, the Braves have a multi-pur-

pose player that might stretch to 5-foot-11with an extra pair of socks. Mac Carrier ran the ball, caught the ball, intercepted the ball and return punts and kickoffs last year for coach Mike Theisen’s Braves. For good See CARRIER, Page A5

INDIAN HILL — They could turn up just about anywhere. Atop the Carew Tower. Singing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” in front of Great American Ballpark. Paddling down the Little Miami River in canoes. Or maybe even where you would expect, kicking it together on a soccer pitch. Wherever they go, though, look for a whole bunch of other girls following in the wake of Cincinnati Country Day School girls soccer team senior captains Kelsey Zimmers and Ashley Streit. “They’ve done a great job bringing this team together,” said CCD head coach Theresa Hirschauer. “There are six other seniors on this team and they’ve been very good about the leadership. It’s nice as a coach when you have that.” Streit and Zimmers’ co-captaincy has been in the works for three years now. “We kind of knew it would be us since our freshman year,” Streit said. “We’ve been looking forward to it.” Zimmers agreed, saying they began planning teambuilding activities long before executing the preseason scavenger hunt that took the team to

the above-mentioned downtown sites. Certainly before the coming-soon canoe voyage. “We just want to bring a lot of leadership,” she said. “I don’t think we’re playing well because a scavenger hunt, but we’re definitely close. We’ve got a lot of younger players and we want to make sure they’re welcome and included.” Though close, the captains are different. Zimmers, who lives in Symmes Township, first took an interest in soccer at age 5. She watched the 1999 USA World Cup team win on Brandi Chastain’s famous penalty kick and ensuing shirt removal. She became a striker as a result. “I love playing together as a team,” she said. “When we score it’s because everybody works together.” Streit, an Indian Hill resident, came to the game via her parents, who had her playing all kinds of sports at an early age. She plays defender for the Indians “I feel accomplished after I play a good game,” she said. “If I have a big stop on defense, I know I helped the team.” Hirschauer said, “Ashley sort of gives us the physicality in the back that we need. Kelsey See CCD, Page A5

Experience helps CHCA fly in opener By Mark D. Motz mmotz@communitypress.com

Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy quarterback Conner Osborne takes a snap in a 48-6 victory against Madison Aug. 29. MARK D. MOTZ/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

SYMMES TWP. — For better or worse, the football quarterback serves as a focal point for the entire team. That would be a big old case of “for better” at Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, where senior Conner Osborne enters his third varsity season as starting QB. Truth be told, the Symmes Township resident has been nothing but a quarterback since taking up the game as a CHCA fifth-grader. His experience showed during the season opener, a 48-6 demolition of Madison High School Aug. 29 in the Crosstown Showdown at Kings High School. Osborne went 12-for-19 throwing for 159 yards in the first half alone. He threw deep balls. He threw quick outs. He threw touch passes. He threw extensively to junior Cameron Murray, who wound up game MVP with10 catches and both a rushing and a receiving touchdown.

IF YOU GO What: CHCA v. Reading football game When: 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 6 Where: CHCA, 11525 Snider Road, Cincinnati, OH 45249 Records: CHCA 1-0, Reading 0-0 Last week: CHCA beat Madison High School 48-6 in the Skyline Chili Crosstown Showdown. Reading played Williamsburg at home Aug. 30, after Labor Day deadlines.

“It was a lot of fun to come out and have a good game like that,” Osborne said. “We have a lot of guys returning and it kind of showed tonight. We worked a lot in the off season on our timing and our delivery and we did some good things.” Head coach Eric Taylor praised his quarterback, but not too much. “Conner did some really nice things out there tonight,” Taylor said. “He made some reads, checked us out of some plays, did some things to take advantage

of the numbers he saw. That’s what we always talk about is numbers, and he got them in our favor. “He also did some things that will get him an earful when we watch films this weekend, too. If he wasn’t a three-year varsity starter, we probably wouldn’t say a thing to him, but we have very high expectations for him and he’s going to have to work to get to those.” Osborne knows. “As a quarterback I had a pretty good game,” he said. “There’s still a lot to work on. We need to work on our run game a little, our sprint outs - both the routes and the throws - a lot of things. There’s always room for improvement.” Which is exactly one of the things Osborne enjoys about playing quarterback. “I like the leadership role I’ve been given,” he said. “As a senior I want to lead anyway, but as a quarterback, I can automatically push my teammates harder, to play faster, to make a play. That’s what I like.” See CHCA, Page A5


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PRESS PREPS HIGHLIGHTS Football

By Scott Springer and Mark Motz

» Indian Hill lost their opener at New Richmond 14-0 on Aug. 30. The Braves are home with Middletown Madison Sept. 6. » Gus Ragland’s 43-yard touchdown pass to Chase Pankey with 11 seconds left gave Moeller the come-from-behind win over Indianapolis Pike, 3733 on Aug. 30.

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Moeller’s Chase Pankey (4) caught and ran 43 yards with .11 left for the game-winning touchdown against Pike OLB Anthony Greene (36) at Nippert Stadium Aug. 30. Moeller won 37-33 over Pike.JOSEPH FUQUA II/THE COMMUNITY

Boys cross country

» Indian Hill won the Cincinnati Country Day Invitational Aug. 24. Freshman Ben Warstler and sophomore Trent Geyer were second and third, respectively, for the Braves.

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Carrier Continued from Page A4

measure, he made 22 tackles. He’s one of the weapons Theisen brings back for a team that didn’t win until late in the season last fall. “We have a lot of people back that have gained a lot of valuable experience,” Carrier said. “Unlike last year, we have double-digit seniors.” Bahner returns as the most experienced receiver and James Brendamour might get more lugs

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brings a lot of energy to the team and a fearlessness to the offense.” Not surprisingly, the captains agreed with their

Girls cross country

» Indian Hill won the Cincinnati Country Day Invitational on Aug. 24. Senior Elena Horton and sophomore Rhian Horton were first and second for the Lady Braves, respectively.

Volleyball

» Cincinnati Country Day School posted a four-set victory over Seven Hills Aug. 29, improving its record to 1-2 overall and 1-0 in the Miami Valley Conference. » Indian Hill beat Taylor 25-7, 23-25, 15-25, 25-20, 15-12 on Aug. 29. » Ursuline picked up two straight-sets wins this week, beating Lakota East on the road

IF YOU GO What: Indian Hill v. Middletown Madison football game When: 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 6 Where: Indian Hill’s Tomahawk Stadium, 6855 Drake Road, Cincinnati, OH 45243 Records: Indian Hill (0-1), Middletown Madison (0-1) Last week: Indian Hill bowed to New Richmond 14-0 in the season opener Aug. 30. Middletown Madison lost to CHCA in the Crosstown Showdown 48-6 Aug. 29.

in the backfield, but No. 3 in your program is patiently awaiting the pigskin. “When I get my chances I definitely want to make a big play,” Carrier said. “We have a lot of people we want to get the

ball to that will be successful.” Carrier has played football since he could walk. He’s not a bruising runner, but he can leave a bruise if you miss. “Whenever I can get in open space I can do what I

coach while assessing one another’s game. “Kelsey is very good with her foot skills and I can count on her to put the ball in the net,” Streit said. “I know she wants to win as much as I do.” Zimmers said, “Ashley’s in the back and she’s

stronger than me. She’s the only senior in the back, so she sees everything and communicates to all of us.” Together, the Indians are off to a perfect start with a 3-0 record through Aug. 29. “We’re approaching it

Aug. 27 and Kettering Alter at home Aug. 29.

Boys golf

» Ishan Ghildyal of Cincinnati Country Day is leading the Miami Valley Conference with a 36.88 scoring average so far this season.

» Indian Hill blanked Oak Hills 2-0 as senior Brandon Kuy scored both goals. » Moeller beat Ryle 3-2 on Aug. 27. Senior Henry Myers had the hat trick.

Girls soccer

» Indian Hill routed Taylor Aug. 27 at Kenview. Pari Keller was medalist with a 37 on the front nine.

» » CCD beat North College Hill 4-0 Aug. 29 to improve its record to 4-0 on the season. » Indian Hill and Mariemont tied 0-0 Aug. 28. Freshman Ellie Schaub had 10 saves for Indian Hill.

Boys soccer

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Girls golf

» Cincinnati Country Day pitched a pair of shutouts in wins Aug. 26 and 28, beating Roger Bacon 7-0 and North College Hill 9-0, respectively.

want,” Carrier said. “I don’t like to be in the big crowded area.” If the name sounds familiar, it’s because Carrier’s father, Mark, is a three-time Pro Bowl safety who now coaches Bengals defensive backs. On occasion, some family tape study turns into parental highlights. “He likes to brag about himself a little bit to make sure I’m listening,” Carrier said smiling. “He likes to show what he could do back at safety.” Plus, Mac has competition in clippings and notoriety with his younger sisthis year – where in year’s past we may have had some doubts – I think they’re going into the games knowing they can win,” Hirschauer said. “That’s what good leadership does.”

» Indian Hill beat St. Ursula 4-1on Aug. 27. Sophomores Meredith Breda, Maren McKenna and Caroline Andersen swept singles.

ter, Lexi Carrier. Lexi plays on Indian Hill’s successful girls soccer team and also plays some basketball. “They like to tease me and say I’m the third-best athlete behind her and my Dad,” Carrier said. “Her being younger, I’m still faster and stronger, but she’s pretty good.” Carrier used to play some basketball, but now is strictly football and lacrosse. He’d like to attract

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And Taylor - for the most part - liked what he saw from both Osborne in particular and the Eagles in general “The word this week was ‘selfless’ and that’s what I saw today,” he said. “We can do great things with this football

a Division I school with high academics. In the early running, Cornell and Columbia from the Ivy League and Lehigh and Bucknell from the Patriot League have showed interest. Wherever he winds up, the kid who grew up pulling for the Chargers and Eagles, will always pull for the Bengals. “I’ve got to be,” he said. “That’s what’s paying for my education.” team. We just have to keep plugging ahead. “This is a great environment for our guys. We got our starters working together. We got our young guys - a lot of freshmen and sophomores - some varsity playing time. We won. It was fun. “It’s one step. It’s one opponent. But it’s a good first step moving forward.”

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recertify and politely ask the offenders leave. Nor will the city be able to establish curfews by time of day Robert L. or by type of Roark COMMUNITY PRESS aircraft. That would be conGUEST COLUMNIST sidered an “undue burden on interstate commerce,” a precedent well established, and the deal made when federal funding was accepted. In 2004 after a long airport planning process, an ordinance, sponsored by then Councilman John Cranley, was passed by City Council to address concerns over future growth. Three items in that ordinance stand out: 1) The city will not petition the FAA for an upgrade from the Class IV status; 2) The city will not actively seek any scheduled passenger air service; and, 3)

the city reaffirms the value of having the Lunken Airport Oversight Advisory Board make recommendations on any plans which may affect the nature of operations. At a minimum you would expect the proposal to receive some scrutiny. Evidently not: As reported in the Enquirer in July, the city has paid an engineering firm to specify modifications to the terminal required to accommodate Allegiant Air. This is parsing the term “will not seek” and is clearly paving the way. As for the upgrade to Class I status, expect an argument that goes like this: Because the airport currently meets the standards required by the FAA for Class I, (exactly how this occurred is not clear, but will be framed as “safety” issues), the class certification will be upgraded automatically when the carrier commences operations, rendering that clause of the ordinance moot.

So where was the LAOAB? Established by council in 2000, its charge was to “advise City Council regarding matters of proposed development, including types and levels of operations…..” Members, appointed by the Mayor, were selected from a variety of professions and from individuals recommended by their community councils. The matter of Allegiant Air should have come before this board. Unfortunately no appointments have been made in over eight years, and once again major decisions about the future of Lunken are being made ‘under the radar.’ The city needs to keep its word and host this debate. After all, that ticket to Disneyland may not be as cheap as it looks. Robert L. Roark is an Indian Hill resident who is retired from the airline industry, including 12 years with the U.S. Air Force and 30 years flying for DHL.

CH@TROOM Last week’s question Should fans at sporting events have to conform to a “code of conduct”? What types of behavior should be regulated?

“Yes, sports fans’ behavior should be regulated at events. With families around and small kids present, profanity and drunken or sober obnoxiousness should not be tolerated. Those aren’t really the problem; the ‘jerk line’ takes care of that because ushers and officers will come and eject serious troublemakers. “The problem is when opposing fans come to an away game and scream, drink, and bullyrag home-team fans. Adding alcohol can make things get ugly quickly. Maybe we can pass a new city ordinance to make them stay in Pittsburgh!” TRog

“Whatever rules the venue establishes should be published, posted, and even printed on the tickets. This way fans know what’s expected. Then it’s up to the fans to decide if they want to attend or not. If attendance suffers, I’m sure the rules would be adjusted.” P.C.

“If the players on the fields abide to the code of conduct, so should the fans, on all levels. Fans, especially sideline parents, forget this is the sports players game, not theirs.” O.R.

“Do we really need a code of conduct to act with consideration, dignity and respect around our fellow human beings and their children? Stay reasonably sober, refrain from foul language, don’t spill food or drink on other people or into their space. In other words, be considerate of others around you who paid for seats and are also entitled to watch the game just like you are.” F.S.D.

“Yes, fans should conform to a code of conduct be it a

team is OK. Control your language to what you would say to your grandmother! (I know there are some grandmothers it would not bother).”

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youth, high school, college or pro game. Ideally it should be self-imposed where people conduct themselves in a respectful manner to those around them, players on the field and coaches and officials. Don’t make a scene, don’t embarrass or belittle anyone. Treat others as you would prefer to be treated. “That being said, I don’t realistically thing a code of conduct works for all people. There are always a few that are an embarrassment to the human race. If at all possible they should be asked to leave if self-control is beyond their command. “Hate to say it but some people feel the need (maybe its empowerment for those who feel taken advantage in life) to make a jerk out of themselves. Give them their money back ... suggest that they stay away.” T.B.

“Fans at any type of event are sharing the stadium or arena with thousands of other people. These people often range from children to grandparents. It is every person’s responsibility to behave in a way that does not disrupt or offend. Everyone should be able to enjoy the game and express their enthusiasm without spoiling it for those around them. Do unto others ...” R.V.

“Some behavior is not acceptable. Most is during a ‘sporting’ event. After all the players all have shown non-acceptable behavior! “Do not interfere with others space. No physical contact. But yelling for or against a

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Will city keep its word on Lunken? Cincinnati City Manager Milton Dohoney characterized the proposed Allegiant Airlines flights out of Lunken with the remark, “You drive up, go through security, get on a no-frills flight and go play with Mickey Mouse.” Fair enough, after all, being against a cheap flight to Disneyland is almost unpatriotic. But those flights to Orlando with 160-seat MD-83s would be the first of their kind in many years and would require an upgrade of the airport’s FAA certification from Class IV to Class I (like CVG or Midway). Lunken currently hosts large charter aircraft, but not any scheduled air carrier service. (Ultimate Air Shuttle, with their thirty-seat Dorniers, operates as a charter.) Moving to accommodate larger aircraft on a “scheduled” basis is a one-way proposition. The city may not later decide it doesn’t like the increased noise and traffic, then

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“The fans at sporting events should be grown up enough to be able regulate their own behavior and not infringe upon others. “That means NO swearing, spitting (tobacco juice included), hitting, blocking the view, spilling of beverages on others, lewd T-shirts, drunken conduct, throwing up or belching. But isn’t that what your mother taught you anyway? “Use the manners that your mother would approve of and all would be fine. Unless your mother swore, hit, spit, got drunk ... oh well.” J.B.

“Have you ever been to an athletic event with a young child and had some idiot swearing and shouting at every young girl that moves. I haven’t, my kids are grown, but I have seen other families in this situation. “I’m glad that the Browns have installed their behavior clause and have seen people escorted from the stadium, glad. When your paying big bucks, you don’t need foul mouth idiots spilling beer or making advances on anything that moves. “I’m not saying they can’t have a good time and be energetic about the game, but be considerate of others around

them. If they can’t, they deserve to sit in the penalty box in security or Hamilton Co. jail. “Respect the Stripes, Big red C., and our city and make everyone feel much better.” D.J.

“Merely common courtesy and commen sense, both of which are in precious short supply these days ... especially for “sports” fanatics! J.G.

“Yes! Fans should have to conform to a code of conduct. Cincinnati fans should try making MORE noise when the Bengals and Reds need it. “This is the quietest sports town I know. Cincinnati needs some kind of noise making PEDs! Cliff Radel of the Enquirer blamed our “German Heritage.” Come on. Pittsburgh fans are louder than us when we play them. “The Reds playoffs were like Wimbledon last year until 2 outs in the ninth inning of the last game. Shhhhh! “We don’t need to scream and yell the whole time of course, but tame and lame seem to be the M.O. for most of this city. Be a part of the game, get your team pumped up, don’t wait for the home run. “As for ‘whiny birds’ at least Chuck D has Spirit and a sense of humor. The code of conduct is common sense, use it and we won’t need fan “rules.” T.J.F.

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Ragweed season begins in S.W. Ohio The Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency has recorded ragweed in recent pollen counts signifying ragweed has begun to bloom in Greater Cincinnati. Ragweed is a summer annual that produces abundant pollen and is the primary cause of hay fever. Although ragweed is already present, September tends to be its peak month and those who suffer from allergies may have increased symptoms during the next several weeks. Ragweed plants are dominant in the Midwest and produce Megan billions of Hummel COMMUNITY PRESS pollen grains which are GUEST COLUMNIST easily caught by the wind and spread throughout the region. The severity of hay fever depends on the amount of pollen in the air and the degree of sensitivity of the person. On cloudy, windless or rainy days, the average sufferer may have fewer symptoms due to little pollination and dissemination of the pollen. When the weather becomes hot, dry, sunny and windy, symptoms may spike and return. A frost usually ends the hay fever season for most sufferers. To reduce exposure to ragweed and other pollens and molds, the Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency recommends: » Avoid areas with freshly cut grass and avoid lawn care activities, such as raking leaves or working with compost. » Minimize outdoor activity between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m. – when pollen levels are highest. » After being outdoors, it is best to shower and change clothing, as pollen can adhere to clothing, skin and hair. Be aware that pets can also bring pollen into your home. » Keep windows closed and use an air conditioner in the home and car as much as possible to reduce the amount of allergens entering. » Don't hang sheets or clothing outside to dry. Pollens can collect on them. » Contact an allergist or doctor for medical advice. The Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency tracks pollen and mold levels on weekdays and posts the counts by 10 a.m. at 513-946-7753 and SouthwestOhioAir.org. The higher the pollen and mold count is, the greater the likelihood that particles will make their way into the nasal passages and lungs and induce allergic symptoms. Additional information can be found in the Living with Allergies brochure, available for download at SouthwestOhioAir.org or mailed by request. Megan Hummel is public relations coordinator of the Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency.

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About 165 children participate in the Madeira Youth Wiffleball League with games being played through July 26. JASON HOFFMAN/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Wiffleball league gives ‘reason to get out of bed’ Children have been playing in league for more than 20 years By Jason Hoffman jhoffman@communitypress.com

MADEIRA — While some children spend their summers playing video games or sleeping in, about165 participated in the Madeira Youth Wiffleball League. “It costs $10 now and when I played it was something like 3 cents,” said Sam Medert, league commissioner. “When I played it was a reason to get out of bed during the summer.” Children and teenagers from all over the area came to play in the league. Players showed up everyday from Loveland and

Morrow as well as other areas, Medert said. There were 20 teams in this year’s league and three games were played daily. The league’s best player over the last two years, Joe Geraci, recently started school at Moeller High School and shares Medert’s sentiment. “If I didn’t play, I’d be sleeping,” Geraci said. “It’s fun to get out here and play.” Just like professional baseball, stats are kept on everything and sometimes players even get thrown out of a game for talking back to umpires. Want to know more about Madeira government and community? Follow Jason Hoffman on Twitter: @jhoffman_cp.

Jake Carrington of Madeira swings at a pitch during a wiffleball game at McDonald Commons Park in Madeira. JASON HOFFMAN/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Evan Buckley evades a tag during a wiffleball game at McDonald Commons Park in Madeira. JASON HOFFMAN/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Joe Geraci, two-time MVP of the Madeira Yourth Wiffleball League, swings at a pitch during a wiffleball game at McDonald Commons Park in Madeira . JASON HOFFMAN/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Matt Megoas of Madeira tries to hit a curve ball from Alex Kronenberger of Madeira during a wiffleball game at McDonald Commons Park in Madeira. JASON HOFFMAN/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Three players commit a fielding error during a wiffleball game at McDonald Commons Park in Madeira. JASON HOFFMAN/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Duncan Maier of Madeira is unsuccesful atttempting a first base slide during a wiffleball game at McDonald Commons park in Madeira. JASON HOFFMAN/THE COMMUNITY PRESS


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THINGS TO DO IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD THURSDAY, SEPT. 5 Education Toastmasters: Improve Your Communication and Leadership Skills, Noon-1 p.m., Blue Ash Technical Center, 11450 Grooms Road, Conference Room No. 2. Practice skills by speaking, organizing and conducting meetings and motivating others. Ages 18 and up. Free. Reservations required. 387-7030; btc.toastmastersclubs.org. Blue Ash.

Exercise Classes Zumba Class, 7-8 p.m., Hartzell United Methodist Church, 8999 Applewood Drive, $5. 917-7475. Blue Ash.

On Stage - Comedy Brendon Walsh, 8 p.m., Go Bananas, 8410 Market Place, $8-$14. 984-9288; www.gobananascomedy.com. Montgomery.

Support Groups Codependents Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., The Community of the Good Shepherd, 8815 E. Kemper Road, Room 31. Literature discussion group. Free, donations accepted. Through Sept. 26. 800-0164. Montgomery. Codependents Anonymous, Noon-1 p.m., Blue Ash Presbyterian Church, 4309 Cooper Road, Youth room. Big book/ discussion meeting. Brown bag lunch optional. Open to everyone who desires healthy loving relationships. Donations accepted. 673-0174; www.coda.org. Blue Ash.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6 Auctions Touching Hearts Charity Gala and Auction, 6-11 p.m., Oasis Golf Club and Conference Center, 902 Loveland-Miamiville Road, Live entertainment, cocktail hour, silent auction, dinner and live auction. Theme: Under the Tuscan Moon. Benefits Clermont Senior Services. $60. Reservations required. Presented by Clermont Senior Services. 724-1255; www.clermontseniors.com. Loveland.

Literary - Libraries Anime Club, 6-8 p.m., Deer Park Branch Library, 3970 E. Galbraith Road, Watch anime, draw manga, play Yu-Gi-Oh and interact around these favorite pastimes. Ages 13-18. Free. 369-4450. Deer Park.

On Stage - Comedy Brendon Walsh, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Go Bananas, $8-$14. 984-9288; www.gobananascomedy.com. Montgomery.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 7 Drink Tastings Ales on Rails, 6-9 p.m., Cincinnati Dinner Train, 4725 Madison Road, Sample five ales as experts from Great Lakes Brewing Company inform about each beer’s appearance, bouquet, body, flavors and finish. Includes light meal consisting of pretzel, turkey wrap, chips and dessert. Ages 21 and up. $49.95. Addi-

tional beverages available for purchase. Reservations required. Through Oct. 5. 791-7245; www.cincinnatidinnertrain.com. Madisonville.

Exercise Classes Cardio Dance Party, 10-11 a.m., Eric Thomas’ Professional Fitness Academy, 4865 Duck Creek Road, Classes incorporate variety of dance styles, including jazz, hip-hop, Latin, jive and more danced to popular music. $10. 617-9498; www.cardiodanceparty.com. Madisonville.

Farmers Market Montgomery Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Montgomery Elementary School, 9609 Montgomery Road, Vendors grow/ produce what they sell. More than 20 vendors offering vegetables, fruits, herbs, meat, eggs, honey, goat’s milk products, coffee, olive oil, hummus, cheese and baked goods. 9844865; www.montgomeryfarmersmarket.org. Montgomery.

Health / Wellness Sunflower Revolution Parkinson’s Disease Symposium and Expo, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Oasis Golf Club and Conference Center, 902 Loveland-Miamiville Road, Parkinson’s disease experts from the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute discuss challenges of managing PD, new opportunities and alternative treatments for patients with PD, research breakthroughs and health and wellness information. Free. Registration required. Presented by Sunflower Revolution. 5695354; www.sunflowerrev.org. Loveland. Diabetes Conversation Maps, 10 a.m.-noon, Lisa Larkin, M.D., 4460 Red Bank Expressway, What is Diabetes? Prediabetes? Small group discussions of Type 2 diabetes led by Jan Kellogg, certified diabetes educator. $30 all four sessions; or $10 per session. Presented by Lisa Larkin, M.D. & Associates. 791-0626. Madisonville. Skin Health Fair, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Symmes Township Branch Library, 11850 Enyart Road, National Vitiligo Foundation hosting skin health fair to increase public awareness of skin and triggers that could initiate vitiligo and other skin disorders. Free makeup demos, massages and health screenings. Free. Presented by National Vitiligo Foundation Inc. 7936834; www.mynvfi.org/skin. Symmes Township. 2gether We Empower Conference, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Embassy Suites Blue Ash, 4554 Lake Forest Drive, VIP breakfast 10-11 a.m. Learn how Sunshine Anderson, Deanna Hoskins, Tammi Pha, Jazmine Jackson, Stormy Wellington and Yemaya Jones overcome adversity of drug addiction, poverty, domestic violence, abandonment and felony convictions with spiritual guidance. $75 VIP; $30, $20 advance. 273-1189; weempower.eventbrite.com. Blue Ash.

Music - Classical 102nd Year Celebration Con-

cert, 7-9 p.m., Greenacres Arts Center, 8400 Blome Road, Grand Tent. Honoring Louise Dieterle Nippert, founder. Featuring Cincinnati Pops, Opera, Ballet and May Festival Chorus. $25. Purchase tickets in advance. 891-4227; www.green-acres.org. Indian Hill.

On Stage - Comedy Brendon Walsh, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Go Bananas, $8-$14. 984-9288; www.gobananascomedy.com. Montgomery.

Shopping Changing Hands: A Children’s Consignment Sale, 8 a.m.noon, Madeira Elementary School, 7840 Thomas Drive, Gymnasium. Buy or sell gently used, high-quality children’s merchandise. $1. Registration required for consignors. 5614334; changinghandssale.wordpress.com. Madeira.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 8 Music - Classical Carillon Concert, 4-5 p.m., Mary M. Emery Carillon, Pleasant Street, Open air concert. Carillonneur plays bells using keyboard in upper tower. Tours of tower available; playground, restroom and shelter house on site. Free. Presented by Village of Mariemont. 271-8519; www.mariemont.org. Mariemont. 102nd Year Celebration Concert, 7-9 p.m., Greenacres Arts Center, $25. Purchase tickets in advance. 891-4227; www.greenacres.org. Indian Hill.

On Stage - Comedy Brendon Walsh, 8 p.m., Go Bananas, $8-$14. 984-9288; www.gobananascomedy.com. Montgomery.

MONDAY, SEPT. 9 Education Core Writing Circles, 7-9:30 p.m., Women Writing for a Change, 6906 Plainfield Road, $475. Weekly through Dec. 16. Led by experienced facilitators, writing circles offer individuals a safe place to develop voice, enhance writing and share stories. Classes allow for personal writing time, small-group sharing, feedback and opportunities to read aloud for an audience. Ages 21 and up. Reservations required. 272-1171; www.womenwriting.org. Silverton.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 10 Exercise Classes Zumba Class, 7-8 p.m., Hartzell United Methodist Church, $5. 917-7475. Blue Ash.

Farmers Market Loveland Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m., Loveland Station, W. Loveland Avenue, E. Broadway and Second streets, Parking lot. Featuring 32 vendors from area offering vegetables, fruits, meat, eggs, bread, pizza, pastries, cookies, syrup, lavender products, soaps, lotions, gourmet frozen pops, gelato, herbs, alpaca products, hummus, honey, coffee, olive oil and cheese. Free. Presented by Loveland Farmers Market. 683-0150; www.lovelandfm.com. Loveland.

Literary - Poetry Practice of Poetry: Fall Series, 7-9 p.m., Grailville Retreat and Program Center, 932 O’Bannonville Road, Through Nov. 19. Led by Pauletta Hansel. Focuses on creative writing as tool to listen deeply to heart’s wisdom. Series helps find new meaning in experiences and to make room for both inspiration and careful discernment life. $125 bi-weekly, $190 weekly. Reservations required. 683-2340; bit.ly/ XWQnBW. Loveland.

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The Montgomery Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, at Montgomery Elementary school, 9609 Montgomery Road. Pictured, Eleni Androukki of Mt. Kofinas Olive Oil offers a sample to a customer at the Montgomery Farmers Market. JASON HOFFMAN/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

More Signing, Less Whining, 6:45 p.m., Bethesda North Hospital, 10500 Montgomery Road, Includes pre-verbal communication, earlier speech development, enhanced intellectual development, pictorial dictionary and Signing Safari CD. $45 per couple. Registration required. Presented by Signing Safari, LLC. 475-4500; www.signingsafari.com. Montgomery.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 11 Art & Craft Classes Knitting, Crochet and Needlecraft Class, 7-8 p.m., Milford

The Deer Park Branch Library is having a Teen Board Gaming afternoon from 2:30-4 p.m., at the library, 3970 E. Galbraith Road, Deer Park. Teens and tweens can come play board games of their choice. Games played most often are Apples to Apples, Scrabble, Forbidden Island, Zombie Fluxx, Uno and Skip-Bo. The event is for ages 11 to 18. The program is free. Call 369-4450. FILE PHOTO Heights Church of Christ, 1646 Ohio 28, Basic handwork techniques and fresh ideas in knitting, crochet and other handicrafts along with short devotional time. Free. 575-1874. Milford.

Education Keep the Pen Moving Writing Group, 6 p.m., Deer Park Branch Library, 3970 E. Galbraith Road, Low-key writing group for adults. Each session includes prompts for short- and extended-writing period as well as time to share or pass. No previous writing experience necessary. Facilitated by Ann Plyler. Ages 18 and up. Free. 369-4450. Deer Park.

Literary - Libraries Teen Board Gaming, 2:30-4 p.m., Deer Park Branch Library, 3970 E. Galbraith Road, Teens and tweens play board games of their choice. Games played most often are Apples to Apples, Scrabble, Forbidden Island, Zombie Fluxx, Uno and Skip-Bo. Ages 11-18. Free. 369-4450. Deer Park.

Music - Acoustic Kevin Fox, 7-10 p.m., Mama Vita’s, 6405 Branch Hill Guinea Pike, Free. 324-7643. Loveland.

On Stage - Comedy Pro-Am Night, 8 p.m., Go Bananas, 8410 Market Place, Aspiring comics, amateurs and professionals take the stage. Ages 18 and up. $5. 984-9288; www.gobananascomedy.com. Montgomery.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 12 Education Toastmasters: Improve Your Communication and Leadership Skills, Noon-1 p.m., Blue Ash Technical Center, Free. Reservations required. 387-7030; btc.toastmastersclubs.org. Blue Ash.

Exercise Classes Zumba Class, 7-8 p.m., Hartzell United Methodist Church, $5. 917-7475. Blue Ash.

Health / Wellness Wellness Myths and Misunderstandings, 7-8 p.m., FIT Montgomery, 9030 Montgomery Road, Suite 18, Topic: Cholesterol and Brain Health. Coordinated discussion group to explore health and wellness discoveries found in latest peer-reviewed medical journals. Ages 18 and up. $5. 823-2025; wellnessmyths2013.eventbrite.com. Sycamore Township.

On Stage - Comedy Adam Ray, 8 p.m., Go Bananas, 8410 Market Place, $8-$14. 984-9288; www.gobananascomedy.com. Montgomery.

Support Groups Codependents Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., The Community of the Good Shepherd, Free, donations accepted. 800-0164. Montgo-

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 13 On Stage - Comedy Adam Ray, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Go Bananas, $8-$14. 984-9288; www.gobananascomedy.com. Montgomery.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 14 Business Seminars So You Want To Start Your Own Business, 8:30 a.m.-noon, CMC Office Center Blue Ash, 10945 Reed Hartman Highway, Seminar to provide you with basics to start your own business, including how to find resources to evaluate your business idea and bring it to reality. Ages 21 and up. $10, $5 advance. Presented by SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business. Through Dec. 14. 684-2812; scoreworks.org. Blue Ash.

Farmers Market Montgomery Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Montgomery Elementary School, 984-4865; www.montgomeryfarmersmarket.org. Montgomery.

Carillon Concert, 4-5 p.m., Mary M. Emery Carillon, Free. 2718519; www.mariemont.org. Mariemont.

On Stage - Comedy Adam Ray, 8 p.m., Go Bananas, $8-$14. 984-9288; www.gobananascomedy.com. Montgomery.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 17 Art & Craft Classes Art with Friends, 6 p.m., Deer Park Branch Library, 3970 E. Galbraith Road, Stress-free space to explore your creativity. Beginners and experienced artists welcome. Ages 18 and up. Free. Through Dec. 17. 369-4450. Deer Park. Botanica Monthly Classes, 6-8 p.m., Botanica, 9581 Fields Ertel Road, Design class. Stay after to create your own arrangement with help of instructor 7-8 p.m. Free. Registration required. 697-9484; www.botanicacincinnati.com. Loveland.

Exercise Classes Zumba Class, 7-8 p.m., Hartzell United Methodist Church, $5. 917-7475. Blue Ash.

Farmers Market Loveland Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m., Loveland Station, Free. 683-0150; www.lovelandfm.com. Loveland.

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Diabetes Conversation Maps, 10 a.m.-noon Healthy Eating., Lisa Larkin, M.D., $30 all four sessions; or $10 per session. 791-0626. Madisonville.

Peter Sagal, 8-10 p.m., Mayerson JCC, 8485 Ridge Road, Presentation takes audience behind scenes of “Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me” to explore show’s beginnings, some of its more memorable moments and look at today’s news stories. $32, $22 members. $70 VIP. Registration required. 761-7500; www.jointhej.org/peter-sagal. Amberley Village.

Literary - Libraries Teen Advisory Board, 2-3 p.m., Deer Park Branch Library, 3970 E. Galbraith Road, Motivated teens discuss means for making library’s programs and materials to be most in tune with their needs. Ages 13-19. Free. 3694450. Deer Park.

On Stage - Comedy Adam Ray, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Go Bananas, $8-$14. 984-9288; www.gobananascomedy.com. Montgomery.

Shopping Country Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Indian Hill Church, 6000 Drake Road, Event showcases homemade provisions, baked goods, local produce, heirloom flowers and bulbs and specialty items. Presented by Indian Hill Garden Club. 382-3690. Indian Hill.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 15 Music - Classical

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 18 Art & Craft Classes Knitting, Crochet and Needlecraft Class, 7-8 p.m., Milford Heights Church of Christ, Free. 575-1874. Milford.

Literary - Libraries Teen Board Gaming, 2:30-4 p.m., Deer Park Branch Library, Free. 369-4450. Deer Park.

Music - Acoustic Kevin Fox, 7-10 p.m., Mama Vita’s, Free. 324-7643. Loveland.

On Stage - Comedy Pro-Am Night, 8 p.m., Go Bananas, $5. 984-9288; www.gobananascomedy.com. Montgomery.


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Easy lasagna, healthy homemade power bars When my kids were young our lives were busy, but nowhere near how busy their lives are now that they’re grown with families of their own. The requests I’ve gotten this week tell me a lot of you are in the same situation. Readers Rita want easy Heikenfeld main dishRITA’S KITCHEN es (pasta being the most popular) and healthy snacks. So here are two of my favorites.

Sausage lasagna using uncooked noodles For Darren, a Western Hills reader who saw a sausage lasagna recipe in a magazine at the doctor’s office. He said: “It called for uncooked noodles. I didn’t want to tear the recipe out, but it looked so good.” Here’s one from my files. There are special “no-cook” lasagna noodles you can buy. Leftovers can be frozen and microwaved to reheat. 1 pound favorite sausage 26-32 oz. favorite pasta sauce 3 ⁄4 cup water 2 eggs, beaten lightly 11⁄2 pounds (24 oz.) cottage cheese 1 ⁄2 cup Parmesan 1 ⁄2 teaspoon each: garlic powder, dried basil and oregano 9 uncooked lasagna noodles 3 cups mozzarella

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cook sausage. Drain. Stir in sauce and water. Simmer 10 minutes. Combine eggs, cottage cheese, Parmesan and seasonings. Spread 1⁄2 cup meat sauce into sprayed 13-inch by 9-inch pan. Layer with three noodles, a third of cheese mixture, meat sauce and mozzarella. Repeat twice. Cover and bake 45 minutes. Uncover, bake 10 minutes long-

Rita’s sausage lasagna recipe features no-cook lasagna noodles.THANKS TO RITA HEIKENFELD

er or until noodles are tender. Let stand 15 minutes before serving. Tip: Use a combo of beef and sausage, all beef or turkey sausage.

No-bake grain/gluten-free power bars Daughter-in-law Jess found this on the Joyful Abode site. This is a protein-packed bar for kids and adults alike. Great for packing into kids’ lunch boxes, too and I like the fact that they’re grain/gluten free. I can never eat just one. I renamed the recipe to fit my slight adaptation. Check out Joyful site for step-by-step photos and my blog for more power bar recipes. 2 ⁄2 cups favorite nuts and seeds (I used mixed nuts, flax and hemp seeds) 1 cup dried fruit (I used dried Michigan cherries, chopped) 2 cups shredded coconut 1 ⁄4 cup coconut oil 1 ⁄2 cup honey (I used raw honey) 1 tablespoon vanilla 1 ⁄4 teaspoon salt Cinnamon to taste 1

Roughly chop 1 cup of nuts and seeds. Place in bowl. Process remaining nuts and seeds in processor, or by hand, to make a finer chop. Add to bowl. Add fruit and coconut. Pour oil, honey, vanilla, salt and cinnamon in pan and, over low heat, cook until it boils gently, then pour over

fruit mixture and blend. Pour into sprayed 13inch by 9-inch pan that has been lined with sprayed foil or parchment. Press mixture evenly into pan. Press real hard so mixture sticks together. Put plastic wrap on top to make pressing down easier. Cool completely and cut into bars. Can be frozen up to three months.

Younger kids, especially those in sports, may benefit from diluted fruit juice (make sure it’s got 100 percent vitamin C). It’s easier to digest, will hydrate and provide energy. Use at least twice as much wa-

ter as is recommended on label. Saving tomato and other seeds: On my Abouteating YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/RecipeCook.

Rita Nader Heikenfeld is an herbalist, educator and author. Find her blog online at Cincinnati.Com/blogs. Email her at columns@communitypress.com with “Rita’s kitchen” in the subject line. Call 513-248-7130, ext. 356.

Tip from Rita’s kitchen

Don’t have coconut oil, which is a healthy oil? I believe a vegetable or olive oil will work, it just won’t have that extra element of flavor.

Tips from readers’ kitchens

From reader MaryAnn G. regarding the roasted tomatoes recipes: “I roasted several per your directions and raided my herb garden for basil, rosemary and oregano. After roasting I let them cool and removed the skin. After chopping them slightly, I tossed them (along with the delicious tomato broth) with some spinach tortellini and bacon. It made an amazing meal.”

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Indian Hill Church invites all to Rally Everyone is invited to Rally Day at Indian Hill Church on Sunday, Sept. 8, to indulge in some barbecue, see some magic and sign up for the many programs the church has to offer. Worship begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by a family picnic. At the picnic parents can register children for Sunday School, Confirmation, Youth Group and Children’s Choir. The theme of Sunday School this year is “Love Over Time: Playing for Keeps.” Each week each family will be challenged to reflect on how to make an impact on their family. Additionally, adults

can sign up for choir, supper groups, Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN), Open Table, adult education discussion forums and women’s bible study. The food for the picnic is by City BBQ. A magician from Cincinnati Circus will entertain. Indian Hill Church is a dual denomination Episcopal and Presbyterian Church located at 6000 Drake Road, Indian Hill. For further information call Jennifer Taylor, Director of Children and Family Ministry at 5616805 ext. 307 or Michelle VanOudenallen, Director of Youth and Family Ministry at 561-6805 ext. 306.

Garden Party to aid Stepping Stones Stepping Stones has added a golden glow to its annual bloom garden party, as the agency celebrates its 50th anniversary. The newly named “Golden” Bloom will be 6:30-11 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Indian Hill home of Dr. David and Nancy Aichholz. Tickets are $125 per person. For information or reservations, contact Haura Haley, special events coordinator, at 965-5103 or specialevents@steppingstonesohio.org. Bloom is a major fundraiser for Stepping Stones, which was founded in Indian Hill in 1963 as Greater Cincinnati’s first summer camp designed for chil-

dren with all disabilities. In May, Indian Hill declared 2013 Stepping Stones Year in the village. Today, Stepping Stones is a $3.5 million United Way partner agency serving close to 1,000 children and adults with disabilities. “We now serve people throughout their lifetime,” said Stepping Stones Executive Director Chris Adams of Terrace Park. Year-round and seasonal programs include autism education, adult services, Saturday Kids Club and Saturday Young Adults Club for students with disabilities and the summer day and overnight camps. Programs are in two locations, the 23-acre Indian Hill site on Given Road and the 47-acre

Camp Allyn in Batavia. The 2013 day camp served more than 400 children with disabilities this summer, said Adams. “Our programs serve the individuals with disabilities and they also serve the families, who get needed respite,” Adams said. Stepping Stones’ newest program is a Sensory Needs Respite and Support Program for children with severe autism and sensory needs. That opened in January at the Batavia site. Bloom raised more than $220,000 for Stepping Stones’ programs last year. The tented party includes open bar, silent auctions using the electronic BidPal hand-held bidding devices, dinner by the bite from more than 20 of the area’s top

restaurants and caterers, and music by the band Johnny Clueless. This year the party will include a photo booth with props and a cake cutting ceremony. Co-chairs are Stepping Stones board members Anne Davies of Terrace Park and Tisha Wright of Morrow. Host and Hostess Chair is board member Kadi Anderson of Indian Hill. Each Bloom honors someone who has made a huge impact on the agency. This year, Bloom is recognizing 50 years of impact, honoring the children and adults with disabilities who Stepping Stones has served for five decades. “Our supporters in the community have made that impact possible,” said Adams. “Together, we are changing lives.”

RELIGION

BAPTIST

INTERDENOMINATIONAL

Hyde Park Baptist Church

3950 Newtown Road

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

CHRISTIAN AND MISSIONARY

Indian Hill

Episcopal-Presbyterian Church

CALVARY ALLIANCE CHURCH

Senior Pastor, Rev. Dave Robinette 986 Nordyke Road - 45255 (Cherry Grove turn off Beechmont at Beechmont Toyota) Worship Service, Sunday 10:45 am Classes For All Ages, Sunday 9:15 am Prayer Service Wednesday, 6:45 pm

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4th Sunday, 11:00-11:30am

ECK Worship Service 11:00 am - Noon Second Sunday of Each Month Anderson Center Station 7832 Five Mile Road Cincinnati, OH 45230 1-800-LOVE GOD www.Eckankar.org Local (513) 674-7001 www.eck-ohio.org

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Connections Christian Church 7421 East Galbraith TRADITIONAL WORSHIP Sunday 8:30 & 11 am CONTEMPORARY WORSHIP Sunday 9:30 & 11 am & 1st Saturday of the Month 6 pm Children’s programs and nursery & toddler care available at 9:30 and 11:00 services. Plenty of Parking behind church.

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Worship times are: Sunday School 9:15 a.m. to 10 a.m.; Worship 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Fellowship 11:30 a.m. Sunday School is for all ages. Youth Group for grades seven to 12 meets monthly and conducts fundraisers for their activities. The church is at 360 Robin, Loveland; 683-2525; lovelandpresbyterian@gmail.com; www.lovelandpresbyterianchurch.org.

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FAITH CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP CHURCH ~ Solid Bible Teaching ~

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CHURCH OF THE SAVIOUR 8005 Pfeiffer Rd. Montgomery 791-3142 www.cos-umc.org "Learning to Walk in the Dark: Listening for God" Traditional Worship 8:20am & 11:00am Contemporary Worship 9:40am Sunday School (All ages) 9:40 & 11am Nursery Care Provided

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Sunday Worship 10:30 am All ages Sunday School 9:30 am Wed. Fellowship Meal 6:00 pm Wed. Worship/Bible Study 6:45 pm All are Welcome!

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2010 Wolfangel Rd., Anderson Twp. 513-231-4301 Sunday Worship: 9:00 & 11:00 AM with

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Sunday 9:30 &11:00 a.m. Loveland High School, off of Rich Rd. 683-1556 www.golovelive.com

offers Classic Tradition, a traditional worship experience where persons can connect to God through a Biblically-based message, times of prayer and beautiful choral music. At 10:30 a.m. Sundays is Engage, a “contemporary praise and worship experience” leading persons into God’s presence through powerful and uplifting music, a relevant message based on God’s Word, and the joyful welcoming of the Holy Spirit. Engage is a full Sunday school program for children up to sixth-grade. High school students lead to Sunday school after the praise band’s opening set. A professionally-staffed nursery is available for children under the age of 2. To find out about all of the ministry offerings at Loveland UMC, visit the church website, follow on Facebook, or call Pat Blankenship, director of ministry operations, at 683-1738. Explore small groups, Bible studies, children’s ministry, youth ministry, adults ministry, senior’s ministry and “Hands On / Off Campus” mission/outreach opportunities. The church is at 10975 S. Lebanon Road, Loveland; 683-1738;www.lovelandumc.org .

St. Paul Community UMC

Cincinnati, OH 45243

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All are invited to the Chicken BBQ Dinner 4:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the church. Dinner includes half a chicken, baked potato, slaw, roll, dessert and beverage for $9. Half portions are $5. The pulled chicken sandwich will include potato chips, slaw, dessert and beverage. Cost is $6. The church is at 8221 Miami Road, Madeira; 891-8181; www.stpaulcumc.org.

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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH NOON TO 11PM SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH 1PM TO 8PM Over 60 Artists exhibiting unique works available for purchase. Wine tasting, wine by the glass or bottle, beer and delicious foods. GRAPE STOMPING COMPETITION SATURDAY LIVE ENTERTAINMENT SATURDAY Anna & Milovan 1PM - 4PM | Second Wind 7PM - 11PM SUNDAY Smalltown Southern 1:30PM - 4:30PM | No Name Band 5PM - 8PM

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

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8000 Miami Ave. 513-791-4470 www.madeirachurch.org Sunday Worship 9:00 am - Contemporary Service 10:00am Educational Hour 11:00 am - Traditional Service

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES EDUCATION

to help build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. To discover who they can be, girls need access to wise adults who both inspire and respect them. Through Girl Scouts, girls learn valuable skills, equipping them to better navigate life by making sound decisions, facing challenges and working toward future goals. On this amazing journey, girls also discover the fun, friendship and power of girls together. To find out more information about becoming a fall membership campaign volunteer or a troop leader for Girl Scouts, visit our website at http://bit.ly/rtLHSu or call 489-1025 or 800-537-6241. Great Oaks – is recruiting volunteer tutors for its Adult GED and ESOL Classes. A three-hour training class is required and will be 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22, at Scarlet Oaks. For more information, call Kim at 6125830 or barronk@greatoaks.com. Inktank – Group looking for volunteers to help children and adults improve their skills in writing-based initiatives across the city. Call 542-0195.

Change a life – Volunteer to tutor an adult with low-level literacy skills or GED preparation needs. Call 621-READ. 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 email Jayne Martin Dressing, jdressing@lngc.org. Girl Scouts of Western Ohio – is looking for volunteers to help with school recruitments. There are more than 1,500 elementary schools in the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio region and we want to recruit at all of them. To ensure we are able to extend membership at each school, we need your help. If you are willing to talk to girls and parents about Girl Scouts and help form new troops, consider serving as a fall membership campaign volunteer. Fall membership campaign volunteers work in partnership with Girl Scout staff members to host recruitment and sign-up events at local area schools and tell girls and adults the benefits of Girls Scouts. This is a shortterm volunteer commitment that would take place from August to October. In addition to fall membership campaign volunteers, Girl Scouts of Western Ohio is always seeking troop leaders

Mercy Health announces the schedule for pre-diabetes education classes offered at Mercy Health locations throughout the community. Pre-diabetes is a condition that forms before diabetes. It means that blood sugar levels are higher than normal but aren’t high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. Usually a fasting blood sugar level of 100-125 mg/ dl indicates pre-diabetes. Pre-diabetes is a warning sign that allows people to take action to prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes. Diabetes educators who are also registered dietitians teach Mercy Health’s pre-diabetes education classes. Each class includes information on: » making healthy food choices; » exercise and blood sugar control;

» monitoring blood sugar levels. Cost is $20 per class, payable in advance by cash, check or credit card. Call 513-956-3729 to register for all classes, except those at The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health, for which you need to call 513-686-6820 to register. Upcoming dates, times and locations: Anderson HealthPlex, 7495 State Road, Cincinnati, 45255 – Sept. 18, 4-6 p.m.; Oct. 16, 4-6 p.m.; Dec. 18, 4-6 p.m. Clermont Hospital, 3000 Hospital Drive, Ba-

tavia 45103 – Nov. 12, 4-6 p.m. Fairfield HealthPlex, 3050 Mack Road, Fairfield 45014 – Sept. 24, 5-7 p.m.; Nov. 20, 5-7 p.m. Kenwood Weight Management Solutions at The Jewish Hospital, 8001 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati 45236 – Sept. 20, 9-11 a.m.; Oct. 11, 9-11 a.m.; Nov. 15, 9-11 a.m. Mt. Airy Hospital, 2446 Kipling Ave., Cincinnati 45239 – Oct. 15, 1-3 p.m. Western Hills Hospital – 3131Queen City Ave., Cincinnati 45238 – Sept. 17, 12:30-2:30 p.m

7200 Drake Road: Bade, John E. Jr. & Emme S. Bade to Barnes, John Tr.; $1,112,500. 4400 Muchmore Point Lane: Haber, Gary Tr. to Taft, Dudley Jr. & Michelle K.; $1,325,000. 8975 Old Indian Hill Road: Yeiser, Charles F. to Freese, Daniel M.; $1,050,000. 8400 Old Stable Road: Bade, John E. Jr. & Emme S. Bade to Barnes, John Tr.; $1,112,500.

POLICE REPORTS INDIAN HILL Arrests/citations Gary Haynes, 39, 931 Suire Ave., driving under suspension, drug instrument, Aug. 5. Nicholas Marsh, 29, 4007 St. Martin Drive, speed, Aug. 10. Joshua Loewenstine, 26, 11320 Terwillingers Creek, no parking/ safety zone, Aug. 11.

Incidents/investigations Aggravated assault Pellet rifle fired at subject at Camargo Country Club at 8605 Shawnee Run, Aug. 10. Breaking and entering Attempt made to enter apartment at 6635 Wyman Lane, Aug. 7. General information Lawn damaged by construction crew vehicles at 7425 Algonquin, Aug. 6.

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Philanthropy Day award winners are named

The Association of Fundraising Professionals recently named the 2013 National Philanthropy Day Community Award Winners: Philanthropists of the Year – Rhonda and Larry Sheak-

ley of Indian Hill; Outstanding Volunteer of the Year – Martha W. Ewalt; and Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy – The Leadership Corps of the Josh Cares Student Advisory Council.

Indian Hill Exempted School District Child Find The Indian Hill Exempted School District’s Child Find policy requires that all children between birth and twenty-two (22) years of age residing within the district, who have a disability, regardless of the severity of their disability, and who are in need of special education and related services are identified, located, and evaluated in accordance with all federal regulations and state standards. For infants and toddlers, a disability means that a child has a delay in one or more of the following developmental areas: adaptive behavior, cognition, communication, physical development, vision, hearing, and/or social-emotional functioning. For preschoolers and school-age children, a disability means having one or more documented disabilities. These disabilities include: autism, cognitive disability, specific learning disability, deaf-blindness, deafness, emotional disturbance, hearing impairment, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairment, other health impairment, speech or language impairment, traumatic brain injury, visual impairment (including blindness), and developmental delay (preschoolers only).

If you are aware of a child who may have a disability, please contact the Indian Hill Exempted School District’s Director of Pupil Services at: CE-0000565895

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“On behalf of the AFP Board of Director’s, we sincerely thank everyone who nominated an individual or group for this year’s awards. The response was fantastic and we congratulate our deserving Community Award Winners,” said Betsy Baugh, President of the AFP Greater Cincinnati Chapter. The Community Award Winners will be recognized at the National Philanthropy Day (NPD) Luncheon on Nov.14 at the Duke Energy Convention Center. NPD is held annually to promote philanthropy and recognize community members who inspire change through their significant impact on area nonprofits. The Honorary Chairperson is Rob Reifsnyder, President, United Way of Greater Cincinnati. The

Meet the doctors and learn more at these FREE seminars • Tuesday, September 10th 6 PM at Green Township Senior Center 3620 Epley Lane Cincinnati, OH 45247

Keynote Speaker is Ron Hall, homeless advocate, author of “Same Kind of Different as Me,” and international art dealer. Philanthropists of the Year, Rhonda and Larry Sheakley were nominated by the Cincinnati Ballet, Lighthouse Youth Services and the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music. Long-time Ballet supporters, the Sheakleys created the Sheakley World Premier Fund, which will enable the Ballet to be a worldwide leader in dance by creating world premier ballets. The Sheakleys greatly impact Lighthouse Youth Services’ (LYS) work helping homeless youth achieve independence. Their contributions include transforming Anthony House, a part-time, drop-in center for older, homeless youth ages 18 to 24-years old in a building needing significant re-

pairs, into the “Lighthouse Sheakley Center for Youth”, a 24-hour, 28bed shelter in a building LYS purchased and renovated with the Sheakleys’ help that allows LYS to expand its outreach to this population. In 2002, the Sheakleys were one of the first sponsors of “Moveable Feast,” the University of Cincinnati CollegeConservatory of Music’s signature event. They continue to sponsor the event, contributing to its sustainability. Outstanding Volunteer of the Year, Martha W. Ewalt, was nominated by Crayons to Computers (C2C), which provides income-eligible schools with essential school supplies their students would not otherwise have. A long-time supporter of C2C and volunteer since 2009, Martha became Program Coordinator of C2C’s “Keep Our Kids Warm” (KOKW) in 2010.

Since then, KOKW has grown to 86 volunteers and organizations donating 41,000 hours to handmake 9,000 hats, scarves and mittens valued at $89,000 for underprivileged school children. This enables the kids to participate in cold-weather recess, walk to school, and wait for their buses more comfortably in the winter. Martha also ensures the KOKW volunteers are thanked and connected, not only to each other, but also to C2C. The Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Winner, The Leadership Corps of the Josh Cares Student Advisory Council, was nominated by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Josh Cares, the Mayerson Foundation High School ServiceLearning Program, Roger Bacon High School, and the Ronald McDonald House.

This year's Red Tie Gala Committee are, in back, from left, Rania Zimmerman (Indian Hill), Pamela Long (Terrace Park), Maggie Schear (Hyde Park), Terry Eklund (Montgomery), Bess Newman (Pleasant Ridge), Pam Bonfield (Anderson Township), Ali Toerner (Blue Ash), Kathryn Al-Lamadani (Indian Hill), Samantha Stanford (Hyde Park), Macy Hansen (Indian Hill), Anne Wymore (Montgomery); and in front, Amber Sprengard (East Walnut Hills), Holly Wolfson (Montgomery), co-chair Christina Neyra (Hyde Park), co-chair Marissa Miller (Indian Hill), Jennifer Byer (Indian Hill) and Jackie Alf (Indian Hill). THANKS TO TONYA PATE

RED TIE EVENT

Cincinnati’s Ronald McDonald House is preparing for the upcoming Red Tie Gala, an evening to mix and mingle and enjoy complimentary cocktails, dinner, and dancing on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Cincinnati.

Each year the event raises more than $400,000 for critically ill children and their families. This year’s event is cochaired by Christina Neyra, of Hyde Park, and Marissa Miller, of Indian Hill, and sponsored by PNC.

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The Eastside Newcomers new board members have an interesting 2013-2014 season planned. Join the Newcomers for the Fall Kick-Off Luncheon and Activities fair, Sept. 11, at Terrace Park Country Club. More information can be found at www.cincinnatieastsidenewcomers.org. Pictured are Laura Page, Kathy Hinklin, Abby Becker, Lynne Bockman. Not pictured is Elizabeth Kloppenborg. THANKS TO LYNNE BOCKMAN

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