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LOVELAND HERALD

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Granny nixes garden move to church

Paolo: Cost would be prohibitive By Jeanne Houck jhouck@communitypress.com

LOVELAND — Roberta Paolo has given up on an idea to run her Granny’s Garden School from the former Predestinarian Baptist Church on Chestnut Street in Loveland. The decision leaves the vacant collapsing church that a loose coalition of Loveland residents hopes to save for historic reasons with no serious suitors – and less protection from a future wreck-

ing ball. Loveland bought the Predestinarian Baptist Church, a former mainstay for Loveland’s black community, for less than $20,000 in taxes and other liabilities owed last fall after it was foreclosed on and went unsold in two sheriff’s auctions. Assistant Loveland City Manager Gary Vidmar “has toured the property with a few residents who are interested in salvaging the church building for reuse but no firm plan has been identified presently,” Loveland City Manager Tom Carroll said. “One resident, Roberta Paolo (Granny from Granny’s Garden),

who had expressed interest in reuse previously has already communicated to the city that the redevelopment of the church is a bigger project than she is prepared to undertake at this time.” Paolo, executive director of Granny’s Garden School, oversees her flower and vegetable gardens at the Loveland Primary School-Loveland Elementary School campus off Loveland-Madeira Road from an office in her home. She confirmed she has dropped the idea of moving into the Predestinarian Baptist Church. “I felt it would be too expen-

sive to renovate for our purposes,” Paolo said. Said Carroll, “Staff’s position on this church is that unsafe or insanitary conditions will need to be abated, the structure or portions of the structure secured or razed, and if the structure is to be preserved, a plan must be developed for its adaptive reuse in the near future,” Carroll said. Lawyer Paula Oguah, a fourthgeneration black Loveland resident who was baptized and married in the Predestinarian Baptist Church, has been a leader in a push to save the church - which Oguah believes was built in the late 1800s and which has housed

different congregations with different names, including Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. Oguah has said the church is nothing less than “the last monument in Loveland tied to the history of the African-American community, whose members have been extremely viable citizens for years and years.” Carroll said the Predestinarian Baptist Church is in bad shape. “An inspection of the building by Mr. Vidmar and Director of Public Works Scott Wisby found the rear addition to be full of garbage, debris and animal feces and See GARDEN, Page A2

THE LONG AND AMAZING ROAD Committee’s work a year-round effort

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Teams leave the start line to begin the race in 2011. It's a long way from there to the start of the race one year later for organizers of the event. CHUCK GIBSON/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS

The first gun sounds at 9 a.m. Saturday, June16, to signal the official start of Loveland’s Amazing Race 7. For race founders Doug Portmann, Kathy Schickel, Dr. Gary Huber and Martin Schickel, when one race ends the next one begins. “After the race, we had clean up,” Portmann said. “We saw people signing up like crazy. That goes online 6 o'clock race day.” Registration for the next year starts at 6 p.m. race day and thus begins the long road to staging what is now arguably Loveland’s single biggest annual event. This will be the seventh year for the race, which started in 2006. Since then, Loveland’s Amazing Race has distributed more than $300,000 to more than 20 different local and national charity organizations. “We’ve created 140 different

challenges,” Portman said, thinking out loud about what they’ve done in the first six years. “Every year the 20 challenges are new and different.” The money doesn’t just show up. There’s no manual to look up challenge ideas. Ideas for new challenges are exactly where it all begins for Portmann and Dr. Gary Huber. The last racer has barely crossed the finish line when they begin working on new ideas for the next amazing race. “We start coming up with challenges on the night of the race,” Huber said. “When this one ends, that night we’ll sit and we’ll talk about it. We start generating ideas then.” There’s no “iPhone app” for laying out the race course. Kathy Schickel recruits and schedules the hundreds of volunteers. Before the volunteers, she begins by laying out the race course. It changes every year. She’s the one See AMAING, Page A2

LSFD buying new ambulance Demo model should extend vehicle life By Leah Fightmaster lfightmaster@communitypress.com

Symmes Township Board of Trustees approved the purchase of a new ambulance and the sale of a fire station. Loveland/Symmes Fire Department Chief Otto Huber said the new ambulance will replace

one that is 10-years-old, which is the oldest in the department. Huber added that the department typically replaces ambulances at about the 10-year mark, with the mileage at about 100,000, which is how much this ambulance has on it. Rather than sell the old ambulance and buy new, Huber said the department decided to trade it for a demonstration model used to sell ambulances. Although the demonstration model has about

30,000 miles on it already, it is a heavier duty vehicle than the department normally buys, which is medium-duty. Huber said the upgrade to the heavy-duty ambulance, including the miles already on it, should increase its life to about 150,000 to 175,000 miles before the department will need to replace it. Trustee Ken Bryant pointed out that the additional mileage could

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who figures out where it will go. “We might have talked about it post-race,” Schickel said. “Doug started having ideas about what he’d like to do the next year, what areas he’d like it to go through. I just figure out how to piece it all together and route a course.”

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When 1,000 racers arrive on race day, they have their start time. They have maps to guide them through the course and the challenges. They know where the finish is. For the committee, everything starts all over with the opening of registration on race day. They don’t know where it ends. “I just changed something on it (the course layout) a couple weeks ago,” Schickel said. “When the committee signs off on it, then I gotta get police approval on it. They have some very good input. I might have to change or reroute something for a better way.” The main considerations are to make it different, get the right ratio of biking distance to run/walk distance and keep it safe. The racers like more bike and less foot travel. Portman and Huber take about 30 challenge ideas to the committee in September. Sometimes what one thinks is a great idea, others don’t

Loveland's Amazing Race committee members and challenge station sponsors still planning just days before the big event. From left: Dustin Bray (St. Columban Boy Scouts), Doug Portmann, John Nelson (St. Columban Knights of Columbus), Kathy Schickel and Dr. Gary Huber. CHUCK GIBSON/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS like, or it just doesn’t work. Like the Rubik’s Cube challenge a couple years ago. Doug liked it, Gary thought it was dumb. They did it. “It all goes to committee and we kick em around,” Huber said. “You never know what’s going to make the final cut. Right now we’re changing the challenges as we put them in. They’re always morphing. Between June and Septem-

Garden generally in a dilapidated, decayed, unsanitary and unsafe condition,” Carroll said. “The main church structure also has some debris and garbage and evidence of water damage, but is in better condition than the rear additions.” People who want to save the Predestinarian Baptist Church became concerned after a city report noted the church is in an area being studied for possible com-

ber when we sit down, I think he and I just drive around in our cars dreaming and thinking of something weird and whacky. Some years are tougher than others. ” After they come up with the challenges, they try to match them with challenge station sponsors. Kathy matches the volunteers with areas on the course. The one sure thing about

extend replacement to about 12 years. Huber added that the combination of trading in the old ambulance and purchasing a demonstration model brought the cost down about $35,000 below its budgeted price, coming in at about $165,000 in the end. The board also voted to authorize selling its Chapel Square fire station, 11925 Mason Mont-

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mercial redevelopment and on a street that now is the sole public road to the redevelopment area. Loveland officials have pursued different angles to study the church’s viability.

The Hamilton County Development Company is nearing completion of a report on the Chestnut Street property, Carroll said.

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Homearama opens at Willows Bend By John Seney

Homearama here.” Hal Silverman of Hal Homes is developing Willows Bend and has a home in the show. “I thank the Home Builders Association for selecting Willows Bend,” he said. “It’s a wonderful location.” The other builders at the show are Potterhill Homes, Artisan Estate Homes, Walker Homes, Justin Doyle Homes and Grand Estates Custom by Fischer. Three of the six homes have been sold, Rolfes said.

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MIAMI TWP. — The 50th anniversary Homearama is open at the Willows Bend subdivision. “As a lifelong resident of Clermont County, I am proud the county is hosting Homearama for the first time,” Carolyn Rolfes, president of the Home Builders Association of Greater Cincinnati, said June 7 at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the home show. Rolfes said at the first Homearama in Finneytown in 1962, homes ranged in price from $20,000 to $55,000. “We’ve come a long way,” she said. The six homes at this year’s show range in price from $675,000 to $1 million. Miami Township Trustee Mary Makley Wolff welcomed the home builders. “We believe Miami Township is a great place to live, work and play,” she said. “I am proud to have

Miami Township Trustee Mary Makley Wolff, left, June 7 welcomes Homearama to the township. At right is Carolyn Rolfes, president of the Home Builders Association of Greater Cincinnati. JOHN SENEY/THE

Representatives of the builders of the six homes at Homerama June 7 attend the home show's ribbon-cutting ceremony. From left: Carolyn Rolfes of Potterhill Homes, Chad Seitz of Artisan Homes, Brent Walker of Walker Homes, Hal Silverman of Hal Homes, Cassie Sommers of Fischer Homes and Justin Doyle of Justin Doyle Homes. JOHN SENEY/THE

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Alert officer captures Miamiville metal thieves By Jeanne Houck jhouck@communitypress.com

MONTGOMERY — Montgomery police say a sloppily packed Ford Explorer was the undoing of two brothers they caught with $1,600-worth of stolen loot including catalytic converters and scrap metal. A Montgomery police officer stopped Ronald Anderson, 55, of East Price Hill, and Terrance Anderson, 54, of Covington, Ky., on southbound Montgome-

ry Road the afternoon of May 27 “because there were items about ready to fall out from the back of the vehicle, which was full of metal items,” according to a police report. Montgomery police subsequently learned that the Miamiville Garage had been broken into earlier that day, impounded the Ford Explorer and called in the Miami Township police. The Anderson brothers admitted they had been coming from Clermont

County when they were stopped, Montgomery police said in their report. They said that when Miami Township police executed a search warrant on the Ford Explorer, officers uncovered car batteries, a battery charger, a laptop computer and numerous bottles of motor oil in addition to the catalytic converters. The Anderson brothers were charged with felony receiving stolen property. It was a bad break for Ronald Anderson’s daughter, who owns the Ford Explorer and was cited for allowing her father to drive the sport utility vehicle even though he does not have a driver’s license because his has been suspended 16 times. Blue Ash police recently asked the public to help them track down whomever had stolen catalytic converters from five vehicles parked in apartment complexes in the city. Montgomery Police Chief Don Simpson said he does not know now whether any of the catalytic converters found in the Ford Explorer were stolen in Blue Ash. “Unfortunately there are several people stealing converters and it is hard to tell who hit the Blue Ash area,” Simpson said. “Rest assured we will not stop looking and arresting people however.” For more about your community, visit www.Cincinnati.com/ Montgomery.

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Symmes Township residents and employees are hoping the weather will be pleasant next weekend, but it will be raining Saturday – raining peanuts. Inspired by a 4th of July celebration she attendsin a small North Carolina town, Carol Sims, assistant fiscal officer for the township, suggested a peanut drop as a different way to bring people to the annual Symmesfest. This year’s festival will be June 14 to 16 at Symmes Park, 11600 Lebanon Road. Symmesfest will open at 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday at close at 11 p..m., while Saturday it will run from 5 to 11 p.m. Sims said the township has about 100 pounds of peanuts, provided by the Loveland/Symmes Fire Association. About 200

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been signed to perform at the festival. Hot Wax is scheduled to perform from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday evening, while The Websters will play during the same times Saturday. The festival will also feature a fireworks show at 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, while carnival rides and food vendors will be on hand for attendees. Sims said her nieces and nephews enjoy the peanut drop each year, and hope Symmes Township residents find it as fun as they do. “I thought it was a way to do something kind of different to bring people to the festival,” she said. “... I hope it becomes a tradition in Symmes Township and Symmesfest.” For more about your community, visit www.Cincinnati.com/ SymmesTownship.

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HONOR ROLLS URSULINE ACADEMY

The following students have earned honors for the second quarter of 2011-2012.

Honors

Twenty-six Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy fifth- through eighth-graders were honored for high achievement in the Association of Christian Schools International Math Olympics competition. THANKS TO LIZ BRONSON

CHCA Middle School students win Math Olympics awards Twenty-six Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy fifththrough eighth-graders were honored for high achievement in the Association of Christian Schools International Math Olympics competition. In March, the students completed a series of four challenging tests on computation or reasoning, given in succession with a time of 11 minutes for each. “This year’s Math Olympics results turned out to be exceptional,” said Tom Gullett, CHCA Middle School math teacher and Math Olympics advisor. “Almost all of our students placed and we also had seven students receive medals for achieving above and beyond an 85 percent on all questions asked. This is very hard to

do – in fact, we usually only have one or two students accomplish this each year.” Participants who won ribbons and certificates for demonstrating advanced math skills included: Reasoning » Fifth-grade: Julian Herman of Loveland – first place; Abby Jutt of Mason – second place; Maia Czarnecki of Mason – fourth place. » Sixth-grade: Max Tongdangjoue of Liberty Township – first place; Daniel Hogan of Montgomery – second place; Calvin Huang of West Chester Township – third place. » Seventh-grade: Winston Owens of West Chester Township – first place; Jonathan Sequeira of

“This year’s Math Olympics results turned out to be exceptional.” TOM GULLETT

CHCA Middle School math teacher and Math Olympics advisor.

West Chester Township – second place; Jacob Eckert of Loveland – fourth place; Griffan Smith of Loveland – honorable mention. » Eighth-grade: Josh Debo of Maineville – second place; Dominic Rottman of Loveland – third place; Jeremy Devin of Hamilton – fourth place.

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» Xavier University student Ashley Freeland of Loveland received the Salter Political Science Award, presented to the student completing the political science major with highest distinction. » Xavier University student Elizabeth Torrison of Loveland received the Charlotte Towle Award, presented to a senior social work major for demonstrating high academic achievement and professional ethics. » Wilmington College senior Jessica M. Veite of Loveland, is the recipient of the Chemistry Academic Award. Presentation was made during the college’s 31st annual spring Student Recognition Ceremony. Faculty in each academic major choose a graduating senior who has excelled in his/her studies. Veite also was recognized for membership in the college’s Honors Program. This program is designed to enrich the academic experience of qualified students

with honors sections of the core courses, interdisciplinary seminars, a senior project and various non-credit enrichment activities. Entering freshmen on the Wilmington campus who received an ACT score of 25 or higher, had at least a “B” average in high school and graduate in the upper onefifth of their high school class are invited to participate in this program. Students must maintain a 3.3 cumulative GPA to remain active in the program during their remaining years at Wilmington College. Veite is a 2008 graduate of Loveland High School.

Oustanding assistants

Miami University graduate student Andrew Jacobs was selected as the AAPT Outstanding Teaching Assistants in physics at Miami University. Michael Pechan, chair and professor of physics, presented each winner with a certificate of achievement and a gift membership to the American Association of Physics Teachers during the

physics department Awards Ceremony April 25. Andrew is the son of Vickie Jacobs of Loveland. The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) is the world leader in promoting physics education. Each year the association recognizes outstanding teaching assistants and grants them a one-year gift membership.

Dean’s list

» Courtney Mulvaney of Loveland was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Shawnee State University. » Emily Leary of Loveland, a member of the class of 2012 at Washington and Lee University, earned dean’s list and honor roll status for the winter term. » Kylie Thompson of Loveland was named to the dean’s list at Villanova University for the fall semester. Thompson is enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Computation » Fifth-grade: Hannah Odom of Mason – first place; Joshua Prentice of Mason – second place; Frank Weston of Symmes Township, fourth place. » Sixth-grade: Susan Easterday of Mason – first place; Rachel Suh of Sycamore Township – second place; Candace Pfister of Loveland – third place. » Seventh-grade: Mady Shank of Liberty Township – second place; Ben Collado of Maineville and Paige Hagerty of Loveland – honorable mentions. » Eighth-grade: Caleb Kim of Mason – first place; Sean O’Brien of West Chester Township – second place; Will Siman of Montgomery – third place; Connor Sheehy of Loveland – fifth place.

Monica Bockhorst, Lisa Campolongo, Carmen Carigan, Allison Carter, Mary Cundiff, Katherine Edmondson, Zeina Farhat, Shayna Flannery, Lauren Fleming, Sydney Folzenlogen, Kelly Fuller, Jessica Geraci, Ana Gonzalez Del Rey, Miranda Grigas, Molly Grothaus, Christina Hallmann, Emily Hellmann, Cecilia Hendy, Colleen Johnston, Paige Kebe, Andrea Kennard, Karly Krammes, Sophie Kremer, Gabrielle Kroger, Brianna Lechner, Mailey Lorio, Grace Mahaffey, Madison Manger, Claire Matthews, Molly Matthews, Margaret Moeller, Lydia O'Connell, Megan Ogilbee, Julia Proctor, Claudia Revilla, Kaylyn Robinson, Layne Rumpke, Hannah Sagel, Rebecca Schulte, Anna Speyer, Danielle Stiene, Diana Tamborski, Emma Vickers, Caroline Weisgerber, Meaghan Wheeler, Irene Whitaker, Tessa-Lynn Wiedmann, Abigail Williams, Madeleine Wyche and Elizabeth Zappia.

First Honors Chelsea Baltes, Amy Berg, Shelby Breed, Abigail Cundiff, Danielle Dailey, Anna Dewey, Madison DeWitt, Jessica Ewen, Sarah Fitzpatrick, Megan Fleming, M Graves, Emily Holmes, Christine Jaun, Sarah Jaun, Madeline Kennard, Lindsay Krammes, Anna Kremer, Kaitlyn Manley, Katrina Maricocchi, Elise McConnell, Josephine O'Connell, Meghan O'Keefe, Lydia Osborne, Marjorie Rust, Christina Tefend, Rachel Treinen, Karen Wernke, Kathryn Wheeler and Cory Wiener.

Second Honors Emily Abel-Rutter, Carley DePasquale, Ashley Driscoll, Maya Farhat, Ashley Gray, Julie Hakemoller, Carly McCain, Allison Robben, Haley Scheffler, Hannah Stoker and Abigail Wilson.

MND hosts academic signing Mount Notre Dame hosted the 2012 academic signing ceremony to celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2012 and especially the top 10 seniors. Friends and family were present to celebrate the success of these students and to learn about where they will continue their educational career, what they plan to major in and how MND helped them achieve their goals. Congratulations to the following seniors: » Allison Carr of Mason will attend Ohio State University and major in pharmaceutical sciences. » Emily Cengel of Loveland will attend Ohio State and major in marketing. » Ellen Diemer of Deer Park will attend University of Toledo and major in occupational therapy. » Virginia Frank of Liberty Township will attend Ohio State

and major in marketing. » Kathryn Hook of Pleasant Ridge will attend Belmont University major in neuroscience. » Alexandrea Lohmann of Springfield Township will attend University Cincinnati and major in graphic design. » Libby Pelzel of Loveland will attend UC and major in architecture. » Keara Saud of Loveland will attend North Carolina State and major in chemical engineering. Saud is also the Class of 2012’s valedictorian. » Katelyn Sussli of Loveland will attend Butler University; her major is undecided. » Abigail Vollmer of Milford will attend St. Louis University and major in biology.


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Loveland’s Luke Walker was named First-Team All-FAVC as part of the 4x400-meter relay team. PROVIDED

SWING OF SPRING

As the book closes on another spring sports season, here is a photographic look back on some highlights of the season.

Loveland centerfielder Amy Simone makes a play on the ball. Simone was named to the FAVC West Division Second Team. NICK DUDUKOVICH/THE COMMUNITY PRESS Senior Haley Shuemake checks her signs at third base from coach Mike Rapp April 23 against Milford. Shuemake was named to the All-FAVC West Division Second Team. SCOTT SPRINGER/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Mitchell Lendenski of Loveland bunts the ball in a game against Anderson this season. Lendenski was named to the All-FAVC First-Team in 2012. BRANDON SEVERN/FOR THE

Senior Joe Moran prepares for another inning at first base for Loveland. Moran finished the season with an average of .422 with a team leading 30 RBI and 19 stolen bases. SCOTT

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Loveland senior Jennifer Jiles participates in the shot put at the Coaches Classic meet at Mason April 2. Jiles had the second longest toss in the FAVC West with a throw of 38’04.00” SCOTT SPRINGER/THE

Loveland ace Michael Louis steps onto the mound as the Tigers take on Turpin April 30. Louis was named to the All-FAVC Second Team.

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Loveland's tennis squad of sophomore Andrew Gordon, junior Shawn Eldridge, junior Alex Genbauffe and sophomore Kyle Jarc was boosted by some of their young players in 2012. They finished second in the conference (6-2) and 11-7 overall. Doubles team Genbauffe and Johan Harris earned First-Team All-FAVC. Second-team honors went to Jon Treloar, Jarc and Gordon. SCOTT SPRINGER/THE COMMUNITY PRESS


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Local preps suit up for Joes By Nick Dudukovich

Here are some former local talent who will suit up for the Joes, a team that plays its games at Foundation Field in Hamilton: Ethan McAlpine, OF, UC: This former Moeller standout is a red-shirt sophomore who is returning for his second stint with the Joes. McAlpine batted .315 with 15 RBI and 11 stolen bases last summer. Ryan Riga, LHP, Wabash Valley Junior College: This former Fairfield standout

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This summer, former local prep standouts will suit up for the Hamilton Joes. The Joes compete in a wooden-bat summer-league that features players from around the country. The team plays in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League. Other southwest Ohio teams include the Cincinnati Steam, Dayton Docs and the Xenia Scouts.

posted a 9-3 record in collegiate play this spring. He also posted a 2.72 ERA while striking out 86 in 87.2 innings pitched. Matt Marksberry, LHP, Campbell University: Like McAlpine, Marksberry returns for his second stint with the Joes. The former Glen Este standout had a stellar sophomore campaign for the Camels and struck out 35 in 33.1 innings pitched. He held opponents to a .233 average and posted a 4-2 rec-

ord. Collin Shaw, RHP, MSJ; The former Lakota West standout started eight games for the College of Mount St. Joseph and struck out 23 in 34.1 innings pitched. Brett McKinney, RHP, Ohio State: The Hamilton native went 5-6 and started 12 games for the Bucks. He also struck out 48 and held opponents to a .267 average. For more information about the Joes, visit HamiltonJoes.com.

ALL-STAR CLASSIC

By Nick Dudukovich

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Seniors from around the area played in the Southwest Ohio Football Coaches Association/Ron Woyan EastWest All-Star game at Kings High School June 7. The East won the game, 17-14. The win marked the sixth-straight victory for the East squad.

East kicker Jon Treloar of Loveland prepares for what would be a successful field-goal attempt. NICK

Loveland baseball players lauded Ewing, Michael Louis, Joe Willie Frees, Aaron Malloy, Bryce Plitt, Ryne Terry, Nolan Snyder, Reid Waddell, Jacob Alten, Nathan Bryant Team awards: » Best Defensive Player – Darren Sackett » Most Valuable Hitter – Joe Moran » Most Valuable Pitcher – Michael Louis » Most Improved Player - Jacob Meyer » Tiger Man – Reed Schlesner » All-Star representative - Sam Timmerman

Loveland High School varsity baseball team members picked up conference and team awards for this season. 2012 Loveland High School All-FAVC - varsity baseball: » First-team: Mitch Lendenski, Jacob Meyer, Joe Moran, Reed Schlesner » Second-team: Michael Louis, Sam Timmerman » Honorable mention: Ryan Altman Academic (3.5 GPA and above): Ryan Altman, Dylan Bodley, Hunter

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Editor: Dick Maloney, rmaloney@communitypress.com, 248-7134

EDITORIALS | LETTERS | COLUMNS | CH@TROOM

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Obesity epidemic threatens our health $147 billion! In today’s financial world, we discuss the terms billion and even trillions, as inconsequential. Why $147 billion? That’s the amount we spend as a nation each year in direct medical costs as a result of obesity. Recent studies have predicted that by 2030, the rate of obesity in the U.S. could be over 40 percent. Here in Hamilton County, the numbers are even worse than what we see nationally. Twentytwo percent of our third-graders are obese. The adult obesity rate is 26 percent. While money is a good way to draw attention to the issue, the true heartbreak is in the human suffering brought on by obesity.

Hamilton County Public Health recently had an opportunity to share a public preview of the current HBO series “Weight of the Nation.” I must admit that the film was shocking, moving and ultimately, scary. Our current generation of youth could likely be the first in recorded history to live shorter lives than the previous generation, entirely due to obesity. What’s fueling this epidemic? Government policies have helped make less-than-desirable foods inexpensive while healthy foods like fruits and vegetables are more expensive. Today’s portion sizes are larger. Soda and sugar-sweetened drinks are staples contributing thousands of

Social Security disability benefits Disability is something most people do not like to think about. if you’re not able to work because you have a medical condition that is expected to last at least one year or result in death, you may be able to get Social Security disability benefits. Here’s what you need to know. You should apply for disability benefits as soon as you become disabled. It can take months to obtain all your medical records and process an application for disability benefits (three to five months, on average). Generally, the information we need includes: » your Social Security number; » your birth or baptismal certificate; » names, addresses, and phone numbers of the doctors, caseworkers, hospitals, and clinics that took care of you, and dates of your visits; » names and dosage of all the medicine you take; » medical records from your doctors, therapists, hospitals, clinics, and caseworkers that you already have in your possession; » laboratory and test results; » a summary of where you worked and the kind of work you did; and » a copy of your most recent

W-2 Form (Wage and Tax Statement) or, if you are self-employed, your Federal tax return for the past year. Important – Sue Denny COMMUNITY PRESS Do not delay filing for disabilGUEST COLUMNIST ity benefits if you don’t have all the above information in your possession. Social Security will assist you in getting the necessary documents, including obtaining your medical records. The fastest and most convenient way to apply for disability is online at www.socialsecurity.gov/applyfordisability. You can save your application as you go, so you can take a break at any time. If you are approved for disability benefits, that doesn’t mean you’ll never return to work. Social Security has special rules called “work incentives” that allow you to test your ability to work. Sue Denny is a public affairs specialist for the Social Security Administration.

Clear ways you can help reduce smog this summer With summer right around the corner, air quality concerns are on the radar but the Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency is here to help you find ways to reduce smog. On your way to work you may see “Smog Alert” flashing on the highway boards. It is especially important on smog alert days to fuel your car after sundown and to avoid any unnecessary driving. Even on days when there is not a smog alert, it is important to be aware of your pollution output. Every step toward a more sustainable lifestyle is a step toward a greener community. Here are some other smog-reducing tips: » Take the bus (METRO: 513621-4455 or TANK: 859-331-8265). » Carpool; call 513-241-RIDE. » Bike, walk or inline skate instead of driving.

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» Avoid using gasoline powered lawn equipment. » Keep your vehicle maintained. » Do not leave vehicles running when not in use. » Do not top off when refuel-

ing. » Avoid use of oil-based paints and stains. » Save electricity; if you’re not using it, turn it off. Maria Butauski is a public relations intern at the Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency. She can be reached at 513-946-7777

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empty calories to our diets. Concurrently, physical activity is on the decline. Combined with increased caloric intake, this is a Tim Ingram COMMUNITY PRESS deadly combination. GUEST COLUMNIST Finally, we are bombarded with messaging from the food industry, to the tune of nearly $30 billion a year in advertising. As county health commissioner, it’s difficult for me to sit back and watch this epidemic progress because at the end of the day, most of it is preventable and ulti-

mately reversible. There is no single answer. One comprehensive approach is the burgeoning WeTHRIVE! movement. WeTHRIVE! represents individuals and organizations joining together to make our communities, workplaces, schools and places of worship healthier. WeTHRIVE! has already worked with several communities in Hamilton County to develop safe and accessible play areas for children. Representatives have worked with convenience stores and produce distributors to include fresh foods in their product offerings. WeTHRIVE! ambassadors partner with schools, daycare centers and af-

ter-school activity facilities to include healthy foods, exercise opportunities and tobacco-free policies. A good place to start is with a visit to watchusthrive.org. Adopt a school or daycare facility and help them get healthy. Start a community garden. Work with your local convenience store to sell fresh foods. Encourage your families to incorporate physical activity into your daily regimen. Text HEALTH to 300400 and join the free Txt4Health program to receive text tips on healthy lifestyles. Tim Ingram is the health commissioner for Hamilton County.

Foster parenting brings forth true love stories My foster care story is a love story. But it’s not the kind of love story you expect. It begins with my divorce. In spite of my three beautiful children, I was feeling sorry for myself and began searching for something more. The answer to my prayers found me. A teenage girl from my neighborhood came to me for advice. Weeks later, she approached me, and told me I was very helpful to her. She said, “Miss Maria, you should become a foster mother.” The young lady went on to confess that she herself was a foster child. “What?” I said. “You can’t be; you don’t look like a foster child!” She responded, “That’s because I have a good foster mother.” My young neighbor refused to give up on me. She referred me to her foster mother, who in

turn, told me about Lighthouse Youth Services. The staff at Lighthouse is amazing! They are genuinely friendMaria Bonds COMMUNITY PRESS ly, take time to get to know GUEST COLUMNIST you, welcome you with open arms, and value each and every person involved with foster care. I cannot say enough wonderful things about them. They taught and prepared me for what I may face as a foster parent, and are still there to support me every step of the way. I have been a foster parent for six years now. I have had 11 foster children in those years. Some more challenging than others, some staying longer than others, but, no matter

what, each of them experienced love. It is sad to think that not every child out there gets a hug before crawling into bed. I wish everyone had the opportunity to see the transformation of a child, with just a little compassion, patience and love. I have seen children completely changed in a matter of days. All they needed was for someone to teach them what love is. It is then that they learn to love themselves. And it really does work, if you take the time. Love changes people for the better, and I see it in my home every time a kid comes in. And the best part is, Lighthouse foster care makes it possible. After all, the heart of Lighthouse is love. Maria Bonds is a Lighthouse foster parent. She lives in Finneytown.

CH@TROOM June 6 question Should the Ohio General Assembly consider a ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks in an effort to combat obesity? Why or why not?

“As soon as they ban ‘Housewives of Orange County,’ ‘Jersey Shore,’ half of the items sold at Kroger, girls' shorts that say 'Dancer' on the butt, saying 'should have went' instead of 'should have gone,’ Panera Bread, Big Apple Bagels, anything at Starbucks ... I could continue but I do have a life. Government will let you kill your unborn baby, but you can't have a Big Gulp? Oh, the insanity.” L.A.D.B. “This kind of thing (being considered already in New York) is government interference in the private sector in a frightening way that is almost impossible to believe. People, we all have free will, and we can do whatever we want as long as our actions don't violate the rights of others. “If I want to be fat, that's my business. If I want to work out regularly, that's my business, too. Government, stay OUT of our personal liberty!”

NEXT QUESTION How should the United States respond to the atrocities in Syria? Every week The Loveland Herald asks readers a question they can reply to via e-mail. Send your answers to loveland@communitypress.com with Chatroom in the subject line.

Bill B. “What a ridiculous idea! You can't legislate away all risk in life, and you can't, or shouldn't, protect every citizen from making their own poor choices. “Mayor Bloomberg in New York has gone way over the line on this one and where he goes no one should follow!” R.W.J. “If such a rediculous law is passes, I will personally serve the 26 oz. size and wait for them to arrest me. I'll make headlines!” J.K. “How many of our forefathers came to America to escape oppressive governments? Can you believe that it is our own government that seeks to force us to buy just a certain size and type of drink? Next

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thing you know it will outlaw placing sugar on the tables for coffee or tea because we are too stupid to know how to use it! “Well we're not too stupid to remember the arrogant jerks come election time. What next, no free refills? Seriously, even if it is the job of government to combat obesity, its track record for fighting drug and alcohol abuse prove it incapable of succeeding in any war to control human behavior.” R.V. “They should ban sugary drinks right after they ban jumbo fries, unprotected sex, malt liquor, body odor, smoking, flatulence, cursing, driving while texting, eating red meat every day and dirty cars. “People already have the right to do all sorts of things that are offensive to others or bad for them. The government needs to get out of our lives and do things that they do best, like enforce the speed laws, educate children, run the courts, provide road maintenance, etc. “Living in a free country means we have the right to do things that are bad for us.” F.S.D.

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Moeller players celebrate around the Division I state championship trophy following their 9-6 victory over Westlake June 2. TOM SKEEN/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

CRUSADERS CRUISE TO 6TH STATE TITLE

Senior Brian Burkhart (No. 45) jumps on top of the pile following the Crusaders’ 9-6 win in the state final game.

The Crusaders show off their Division I state championship trophy after a team gathering in the outfield following their 9-6 win over the Demons.

Moeller pitcher Phillip Diehl, who relieved starter John Tanner, gets hugs from his teammates after getting the Crusaders out of a jam during their 9-6 victory.

Moeller first baseman Brad Macciocchi rips off his batting gloves and looks to join the celebration following the Crusaders’ victory over the Demons.

Moeller players hug it out following their 9-6 victory to claim the school’s sixth title in six tries.

The Moeller Crusaders baseball team celebrated its sixth state baseball championship in school history after a 9-6 victory over Westlake June 2 in the Division I state title game at Huntington Park in Columbus. Tony Tribble/For The Community Press

ON THE ROAD TO THE TITLE Roster

1 Matt Qualters, manager, junior 2 Jackson Phipps, OF/INF, senior 4 Stephen Hackman, INF/OF, senior 5 Justin Wampler, OF, junior 8 Nate Brunty, P, senior 9 Max Foley, INF, junior 10 Ty Amann, INF, senior 11 Brian Butz, OF, junior 12 Cameron Whitehead, C/INF, junior 14 Nick Meece, OF, junior

16 Jeff Ludwig, C/OF, senior 18 Mason Eckley, P, junior 20 TJ Marklay, P, junior 21 Riley Mahan, INF, sophomore 22 Jordan Simpson, INF, senior 24 Lincoln Reed, INF/C, senior 28 Nick Edwards, P/OF, senior 30 Zack Shannon, P/OF/1B, sophomore 32 Jimmy Rodenberg, P/1B, junior 33 Ryan LeFevers, P/OF, senior 34 Phillip Diehl, P, senior

35 Brad Macciocchi, C/1B, senior 40 John Tanner, P, senior 42 Spencer Iacovone, INF, junior 44 Zach Williams, P, senior 45 Brian Burkhart, P, senior 48 John Hakemoller, P, senior Head coach: Tim Held Assistant coaches: Andy Nagel, Tony Maccani, Marc Marini, Mike Hayes, Mike Cameron, Pat McLaughlin, Ron Roth and Ken Robinson

Schedule

Ross - W, 4-2 Glen Este - W, 13-3 Elder - L, 2-12 St. Xavier - W, 9-5 Chicago, IL De La Salle - W, 6-4 Ft. Wayne, Ind., Homestead - L, 4-11 La Salle - W, 10-1 Carroll - W, 6-2 Fairmont - L, 10-11 Strongsville - W, 6-5 McNicholas - W, 5-1 Grosse Pointe, Mich., South -

W, 11-1 Loganville, Ga., Loganville - W, 13-2 Marietta, Ga., Pope - L, 4-5 Marietta, Ga., Sprayberry - W, 6-0 Alter - W, 7-2 Chaminade Julienne - W, 5-1 Badin - W, 3-1 Fenwick - W, 1-0 La Salle - W, 10-4 Elder - W, 7-6 St. Xavier - W, 7-5 Centerville - L, 3-6

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THINGS TO DO IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD THURSDAY, JUNE 14 Art Centers & Art Museums Sycamore Center Art Show, 1-4 p.m., Sycamore Senior Center, 4455 Carver Woods Drive, Art Room. Works displayed throughout the center. Presented by Sycamore Center Artists. 686-1010; www.sycamoreseniorcenter.org. Blue Ash.

Art Exhibits Audubon’s River, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., River Hills Christian Church, 6300 Price Road, Art works inspired by John James Audubon’s exploration of the Ohio frontier. Family friendly. Presented by Greater Milford Area Historical Society. Through June 17. 2480324; www.milfordhistory.net. Loveland. It’s a Moving Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center, 6980 Cambridge Ave., The Barn Gallery. Artist Pat O’Brien exhibits work using variety of media including oils, pastels, watercolors, batiks, silk painting and needlepoint. Explores scenes that are part of every day life that often go unexamined. Free. Through June 19. 272-3700; www.womansartclub.com. Mariemont.

Audubon’s River, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., River Hills Christian Church, 248-0324; www.milfordhistory.net. Loveland. It’s a Moving Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center, Free. 272-3700; www.womansartclub.com. Mariemont.

Benefits Paint for a Purpose, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Cheers to Art!, 7700 Camargo Road, Create paintings of Union Terminal. Ages 18 and up. Benefits Cincinnati Museum Center’s Renovation Fund. $35. Registration required. 271-2793; cheerstoart.com. Madeira.

Dining Events Friday Night Family Grillouts, 5-8 p.m., Lake Isabella, 10174 Loveland-Madeira Road, Music by Katie Pritchard. Freshly grilled meals and music on dock. Meals: $7.75-$9.25. Parking permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 791-1663; www.greatparks.org. Symmes Township.

Exercise Classes

Painting and Pinot, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Mayerson JCC, 8485 Ridge Road, Art-filled evening. Includes dinner and wine or beer while painting. Professional artist on-hand to help. Ages 21 and up. Free. Registration required. Presented by Access: Social Events for Jewish Young Professionals Ages 21-35. 3730300; jypaccess.org. Amberley Village.

AquaStretch, Noon-1 p.m., TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Road, Involves being stretched by trained instructor in shallow water with 5-10 pound weights attached to body. Price varies. Registration required. 985-0900. Montgomery.

Arthritis: Natural Prevention and Relief, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Humana Guidance Center, 11316 Montgomery Road, Information on what arthritis is, who is susceptible to it, what causes it, how to relieve it and steps to help prevent this joint disease. Ages 18 and up. Free. Presented by Foundation for Wellness Professionals. 247-2100. Symmes Township.

Festivals St. Margaret and St. John Parish Festival, 6-11 p.m., St. Margaret of Cortona Church, 6000 Murray Road, Games, rides, booths, duck races, air conditioned gambling casino, food, drinks, raffle and more. Benefits Price of Peace School. 271-0856. Madisonville.

Music - Concerts

Karaoke, 9 p.m., Tap House Grill, 8740 Montgomery Road, 8918277. Sycamore Township.

Blue Ash Concerts on the Square, 8-11 p.m., Blue Ash Towne Square, Cooper and Hunt roads, Danny Frazier Band. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Free. Presented by Blue Ash Recreation Department. Through Aug. 17. 745-8550; www.blueashevents.com. Blue Ash.

Literary - Libraries

On Stage - Comedy

Once Upon A Time … , 1:30-2:30 p.m., Madeira Branch Library, 7200 Miami Ave., Presented by ArtReach: A Division of The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati. Bring new life to classic fairy tales. Ages 5-12. Free. Registration required. Presented by Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County. 369-6028. Madeira. Explore Japan, 2-3 p.m., Madisonville Branch Library, 4830 Whetsel Ave., Native daughter from Japan America Society of Cincinnati shares her culture and experiences. Ages 5-12. Free. Presented by Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County. 369-6029. Madisonville.

Jarrod Harris, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Go Bananas, $8-$12. 984-9288; www.gobananascomedy.com. Montgomery.

Karaoke and Open Mic

On Stage - Theater Disney’s My Son Pinocchio: Geppetto’s Musical Tale, 7:30 p.m., Blue Ash Amphitheatre, $8. 745-8550; www.esptheater.org. Blue Ash.

SATURDAY, JUNE 16 Art Exhibits It’s a Moving Sale, 1-5 p.m., Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center, Free. 272-3700; www.womansartclub.com. Mariemont.

On Stage - Comedy

Cooking Classes

Jarrod Harris, 8 p.m., Go Bananas, 8410 Market Place, $8-$12. 984-9288; www.gobananascomedy.com. Montgomery.

Healthy Cooking Classes, Noon-1:30 p.m., Peachy’s Health Smart, 7400 Montgomery Road, Peachy Seiden discusses nutrition and health while preparing two delicious, simple and easy meals. Ages 18 and up. $30. Registration required. Through Dec. 8. 315-3943; www.peachyshealthsmart.com. Silverton.

On Stage - Theater Disney’s My Son Pinocchio: Geppetto’s Musical Tale, 7:30 p.m., Blue Ash Amphitheatre, 4433 Cooper Road, $8. Presented by East Side Players. Through June 16. 745-8550; www.esptheater.org. Blue Ash.

Support Groups Codependents Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., The Community of the Good Shepherd, 8815 E. Kemper Road, Room 31. Literature discussion group. Family friendly. Free, donations accepted. Presented by Codependents Anonymous Inc. Through June 28. 800-0164. Montgomery. Codependents Anonymous, Noon-1 p.m., Blue Ash Presbyterian Church, 4309 Cooper Road, Book discussion group. Open to everyone who desires healthy loving relationships. Family friendly. Donations accepted. Presented by Codependents Anonymous Inc. 673-0174. Blue Ash.

FRIDAY, JUNE 15 Art Centers & Art Museums

Health Talk, 6-7 p.m., Baker Chiropractic Madeira, 7907 Euclid Ave., Weekly meetings to answer questions and give information to help make decisions about your health and your life. Free. Registration required. 272-9200; www.bakerchiropractic.org. Madeira. Mobile Mammography Unit, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Mercy St. Theresa, 7010 Rowan Hill Drive, Registration required. Presented by Mercy Health Partners. 686-3300; www.e-mercy.org. Mariemont.

Art Exhibits

Clubs & Organizations

Health / Wellness

Health / Wellness

Sycamore Center Art Show, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sycamore Senior Center, 686-1010; www.sycamoreseniorcenter.org. Blue Ash.

Festivals St. Margaret and St. John Parish Festival, 5-11 p.m., St. Margaret of Cortona Church, 271-0856. Madisonville.

Films Laurel and Hardy Film Evening, 6:45 p.m., Seasons Retirement Community, 7300 Dearwester Drive, Auditorium. Hal Roach’s 1930s Talking Film Comedy Series. Films are “Our Gang,” “Zasu Pitts and Thelma Todd,” “The Taxi Boys,” Laurel and Hardy, and others. Bring snacks and beverages to share. $5, free ages 12 and under. Registration required. Presented by The Sons of the Desert. 559-0112; www.thechimptent.com. Kenwood.

Health / Wellness Yoga Chakra Celebration, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Grailville Retreat and Program Center, 932 O’Bannonville Road, Deepen your connection of body, mind and

Literary - Libraries

Enjoy an evening of Hal Roach's 1930s Talking Film Comedy Series presented by The Sons of the Desert at 6:45 p.m., Saturday, June 16, at Seasons Retirement Community auditorium, 7300 Dearwester Drive, Kenwood. Featured will be "Our Gang," "Zasu Pitts and Thelma Todd," "The Taxi Boys," Laurel and Hardy and others. Bring snacks and beverages to share. Cost is $5 and is free for ages 12 and under. Registration is required. Call 559-0112, or visit www.thechimptent.com. FILE PHOTO

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Literary - Crafts Kisses for Dad, 2-3 p.m., Loveland Branch Library, 649 Loveland-Madeira Road, Free. Presented by Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County. 369-4476. Loveland.

Literary - Libraries Donuts with Dad, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Mariemont Branch Library, 3810 Pocahontas Ave., Registration required. Presented by Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County. 369-4467. Mariemont.

Music - Acoustic Waiting on Ben, 7-11 p.m., Corner Pub, 7833 Cooper Road, Patio. Band Show. Inclement weather moves performance inside 9 p.m. 791-3999. Montgomery.

On Stage - Comedy Jarrod Harris, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Go Bananas, $8-$12. 984-9288; www.gobananascomedy.com. Montgomery.

On Stage - Dance Keep on Dancing Ballet and Modern Jazz Studio Dance Recital, 5-8 p.m., Cincinnati Country Day School, 6905 Given Road, Auditorium. Mrs. Jonathan Rosenthal presents dance program at all levels of Ballet, Pointe, Modern Jazz and Tap. Free. Presented by Keep on Dancing Ballet and Modern Jazz Studio. 561-5140. Indian Hill.

On Stage - Theater Disney’s My Son Pinocchio: Geppetto’s Musical Tale, 7:30 p.m., Blue Ash Amphitheatre, $8. 745-8550; www.esptheater.org. Blue Ash.

Recreation Ultimate Frisbee, Noon-2 p.m., TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Road, Ages 20-35. Held outdoors on front lawn. Free. Through Aug. 25. 985-0900. Montgomery.

Special Events Castle Day, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Loveland Castle, 12025 Shore Road, With Knights of the Golden Trail. Castle gardens, marketplace of handmade crafts, comedy acts and historic reenactments. $5. Presented by The Knights of the Golden Trail. 683-4686; www.lovelandcastle.com. Symmes Township.

SUNDAY, JUNE 17 Art Exhibits Audubon’s River, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., River Hills Christian Church, 248-0324; www.milfordhistory.net. Loveland.

It’s a Moving Sale, 1-5 p.m., Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center, Free. 272-3700; www.womansartclub.com. Mariemont.

Festivals St. Margaret and St. John Parish Festival, 5-10 p.m., St. Margaret of Cortona Church, 271-0856. Madisonville.

Music - Classical Summer Carillon Concerts, 7 p.m., Mary M. Emery Carillon, Pleasant Street, Recital by Geert D’hollander, the carillonneur of Antwerp Cathedral in Belgium. Listen in 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. Through Sept. 3. 2718519; www.mariemont.org. Mariemont.

On Stage - Comedy Jarrod Harris, 8 p.m., Go Bananas, $8-$12. 984-9288; www.gobananascomedy.com. Montgomery.

MONDAY, JUNE 18 Art Centers & Art Museums Sycamore Center Art Show, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sycamore Senior Center, 686-1010; www.sycamoreseniorcenter.org. Blue Ash.

Education Edible Soil, 2-3 p.m., Deer Park Branch Library, 3970 E. Galbraith Road, Introduction to composition, layers and life forms in soil. Use pudding, sprinkles, cookies and chocolate chips to learn about what soil is made from and how important it is to every day life. Ages 5-12. Free. Registration required. Presented by Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County. 369-4450. Deer Park.

Karaoke and Open Mic Acoustic Open Mic, 7-10 p.m., Shady O’Grady’s Pub, 9443 Loveland-Madeira Road, Hosted by Bob Cushing. 791-2753. Symmes Township.

Literary - Libraries American Girl Tea Party, 1-2 p.m., Madeira Branch Library, 7200 Miami Ave., Bev Mussari from Gazebo Tea Cottage hosts tea celebrating dolls. Designed for ages 6-12. Ages 5-12. Free. Registration required. Presented by Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County. 369-6028. Madeira.

Summer Camp - Arts Jewelry Making, 1-3:30 p.m., Greenacres Arts Center, 8400 Blome Road, June 18-22. Learn beading, stringing, wiring and design techniques that will make beautiful pieces of wearable art. Ages 2-8. $120. Presented by Greenacres Foundation. 891-4227; www.green-acres.org.

Indian Hill. Pottery: Wheel-throwing I, 9-11:30 a.m., Greenacres Arts Center, 8400 Blome Road, June 18-22. Experimenting with texture and color will assist in creating unique and functional pottery to use at home. Ages 4-6. $115. Presented by Greenacres Foundation. 891-4227; www.green-acres.org. Indian Hill.

Summer Camp Miscellaneous Camp at the J, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Mayerson JCC, 8485 Ridge Road, Continues weekdays through June 22. Sports, art room, game room, swim lessons, indoor waterpark, outdoor pool, day trips, nature, crafts and music. For Kindergarteneighth grade. Varies. 761-7500; www.JointheJ.org. Amberley Village. Summer Enrichment Fun, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Brecon United Methodist Church, 7388 E. Kemper Road, Weekly through July 30. Reading enrichment program for children entering grades 1-6. Includes crafts, games, service projects and stories of hope. Free breakfast and lunch. Free. Presented by Ohio River Valley District of the United Methodist Church. 489-7021; orvumc.org. Sycamore Township. Camp Blue Fish, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Blue Ash Nature Park, 4433 Cooper Road, Daily through June 22. Group sports and games, arts, crafts and waterbased activities. Dress for weather. Ages 6-11. $100 per session. Presented by Blue Ash Recreation Department. 745-8550; www.blueash.com. Blue Ash.

Summer Camp - Nature Unearthly Fun, 9-11:30 a.m. (Grades 2-3) and 1-3:30 p.m. (Grades 4-5), Greenacres Environmental and Agriculture Center, 8680 Spooky Hollow Road, June 18-22. Theme: Bottles or bones? Trash or treasure? What will we find in our subsurface excavations? $115. Presented by Greenacres Foundation. 891-4227; www.greenacres.org. Indian Hill. Older Anglers, 9-11:30 a.m., Greenacres Foundation, 8255 Spooky Hollow Road, Greenacres Pond Site. Grades 5-7. June 18-22. Hours of fishing and fish lore served daily. $115. 891-4227; www.green-acres.org. Indian Hill.

TUESDAY, JUNE 19 Art Centers & Art Museums Sycamore Center Art Show, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sycamore Senior Center, 686-1010; www.sycamoreseniorcenter.org. Blue Ash.

Art Exhibits It’s a Moving Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center, Free. 272-3700; www.womansartclub.com. Mariemont.

Farmers Market Loveland Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m., Loveland Station, W. Loveland Avenue, E. Broadway and Second Streets, Located at Loveland Station parking area: Route 48 and W. Loveland Ave. Presented by Loveland Farmers’ Market. Through Oct. 30. 6830491; www.lovelandfm.com. Loveland.

For You, For Me, For Later, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Mariemont Branch Library, 3810 Pocahontas Ave., Story time for preschoolers incorporates books and activities to help children learn basics of spending, saving and sharing. Ages 3-6. Free. Registration required. Presented by Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County. 369-4467. Mariemont.

Music - Concerts Tuesday Concerts in the Park, 7-9 p.m., Blue Ash Nature Park, 4433 Cooper Road, Music by P&G Big Band. Dress for weather. Bring seating. Free. Presented by City of Blue Ash. 745-6259; www.blueash.com. Blue Ash.

Summer Camp Religious/VBS Vacation Bible School at Madeira-Silverwood Presbyterian Church, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Madeira-Silverwood Presbyterian Church, 8000 Miami Ave., Theme: “Going for the Gold” at the Christian Olympics. Daily through June 22. Ages 3 through fifth grade. Registration required. 791-4470. Madeira.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20 Art Centers & Art Museums Sycamore Center Art Show, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sycamore Senior Center, 686-1010; www.sycamoreseniorcenter.org. Blue Ash.

Clubs & Organizations Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Cincinnati Affiliate Montly Meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Cancer Support Community, 4918 Cooper Road, Free. Presented by Cincinnati Affiliate Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. 791-4060; www.pancan.org. Blue Ash.

Cooking Classes Kid’s Healthy Cooking Classes, 4-6 p.m., Peachy’s Health Smart, 7400 Montgomery Road, Peachy Seiden, registered dietitian and nutrition science instructor, teaches children to be more health conscious by encouraging them to make healthy food choices and teaching them how to prepare and cook nutrientdense meals. Ages 11-14. $40. Registration required. 315-3943; www.peachyshealthsmart.com. Silverton.

Exercise Classes TRX QuickBlast, 4:30-5 p.m., TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Road, Learn new training techniques to spice up current routine. Free. 985-0900. Montgomery.

Health / Wellness Health Talk, 7:15-8 p.m., Baker Chiropractic Cincinnati, 4781 Red Bank Road, Weekly meetings to answer questions and give information to help make decisions about your health and your life. Free. Registration required. Presented by Baker Chiropractic Cincinnati. 5612273; www.bakerchiropractic.org. Madisonville.

THURSDAY, JUNE 21 Art Centers & Art Museums Sycamore Center Art Show, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sycamore Senior Center, 686-1010; www.sycamoreseniorcenter.org. Blue Ash.

Karaoke and Open Mic Karaoke, 9 p.m., Tap House Grill, 891-8277. Sycamore Township.

Literary - Crafts Star Wars Craft Days: Chewbacca Sock Puppet, 4-5 p.m., Madeira Branch Library, 7200 Miami Ave., Ages 12 and up. Free. Presented by Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County. 369-6028. Madeira.


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Ribs a good dish for Father’s Day

Grilled baby back ribs

Brine for up to 4 pounds of ribs: This is optional, but I hope you take the time to do it, since brining is a way of increasing the moisture holding capacity of meat, resulting in a moister product when it’s cooked. 1 cup Kosher salt 1/2 cup sugar 1 gallon cold water

Dissolve salt and sugar in water. Brine 4 hours, remove from brine, pat dry and proceed with rub. Rita’s rub: Sprinkle ribs with rub up to a day head. Leftover

Ribs, with a rub and grilled, makes a good Father’s Day dish. THANKS TO RITA HEIKENFELD rub can be stored in the frig. Mix together: 6 tablespoons garlic powder 3 tablespoons chili powder 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon cumin 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper 2 teaspoons Spanish hot or sweet smoked paprika or regular hot or sweet paprika 2 teaspoons allspice

Ribs: 4 pounds meaty baby back pork ribs, cut into portions To season ribs: Sprinkle rub on both sides. Put on baking sheet and cover with foil. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or up to l day.

To grill ribs: Grill ribs over medium heat until tender and cooked, turning occasionally, about 25-35 minutes. Then baste with sauce. Brush each side generously. Continue grilling until sauce forms a sticky coating, about 3 minutes per side, brushing more sauce on as needed. Serve, passing more barbeque sauce alongside. My hot and smoky barbecue sauce After cooking, adjust seasonings, adding more vinegar, etc. if you like. I always add more brown sugar to make it taste similar to Montgomery Inn’s.

sauce 3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar 1/4 cup molasses 1/4 cup yellow mustard 2 tablespoons Tabasco 2 tablespoons rub (see above) 2 teaspoons liquid smoke or more Chipotle pepper powder to taste or 1-2 chipotle peppers in Adobo sauce, chopped fine (or couple shakes cayenne – go easy on the cayenne if using)

4 cups catsup 1/2 cup cider vinegar 1/3 to 1/2 cup Worcestershire

Re-seasoning cast iron cookware

Combine everything in saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cook until dark and thick, about 20 minutes.

Several of you have asked about this. And if you are ever lucky enough to come across an old American made cast iron pan, like Lodge or Griswold, don’t hesitate to buy it. In my opinion, these gems are still the best as far as quality of iron and workmanship. Log onto my YouTube channel (Abouteating.com) to see my video on seasoning iron skillets. Here’s the most current information. This is what Lodge cookware recommends, and they are an American company manufacturing American cast iron. Lodge’s recommendations are only slightly different than my video, which was made a few years ago. Wash cookware with hot, soapy water and a stiff brush. (Lodge says it’s OK to use soap this time because you are preparing to re-season the cookware). Rinse and dry completely. Apply a thin, even coating of melted solid vegetable shortening (or cooking oil of your choice) to the cookware (inside and out). Place aluminum foil on the bottom rack of the oven to catch any dripping. Set oven temperature to 350400 degrees. Place cookware upside down on the top rack of oven. Bake for at least one hour. After the hour, turn oven off and let cookware cool in oven. Store uncovered, in a dry place when cooled.

St. Vincent DePaul collects food at Reds game The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is partnering with The Cincinnati Reds and News 5 for the sixth year to Strike Out Hunger. The wives of Reds players and volunteers from St. Vincent de Paul will be will be collecting food Wednesday, June 13, before and during the Reds-Indians game at Great American Ball Park to feed families in need in Cincinnati. Fans who donate a minimum of two non-perishable food items in designated food collection barrels will receive a view level ticket to the July 30 Reds-Padres game - limit one ticket per person. The barrels will be placed outside the gates, so fans don’t need a ticket to

the June 13 game to donate and receive the free ticket to the July 30 game. The 2011 St. Vincent de Paul Reds Food Drive collected more than 6,000 pounds of food, which fed 2,100 people in our community for one day. “We’ve seen a record number of people at our food pantries,” said Liz Carter, executive director of St. Vincent de Paul. “Many families are still struggling in the face of a challenging economy. They make many sacrifices, but food is vital. It is one sacrifice they simply can’t make. With the support of the community, we can continue to feed our neighbors in need.”

In 2011, St. Vincent de Paul provided more than 70,000 people with groceries, enough people to fill Great American Ballpark more than one and a half times. About half of the people fed were children. For more information regarding the Reds food drive for St. Vincent de Paul, contact Reds Community Relations at (513) 7657018. For more information about donating or volunteering at St. Vincent de Paul’s Food Pantry in the West End, please contact 513-562-8841, ext. 220 or visit www.SVDPcincinnati.org.

ed change and we want to help put Ohioans at ease by addressing any questions or concerns they may have.” At the Welcome to Medicare event, people can also learn the benefits Medicare provides and important deadlines they have to meet. Information will also be shared about Medicare Advantage plans, prescription drug coverage and supplemental health insurance coverage. There will also be information about financial assistance programs which help pay for Medicare’s Part B premium ($99.90 per month in 2012) and outof-pocket expenses associated with prescription drug costs. Visit www.insurance.ohio.gov.

Rita Nader Heikenfeld is an herbalist, educator and author.

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Tip: I do use a bit of soap to wash my cast iron pans regularly, though the debate rages on about using soap at all. After the pan is completely dry, I’ll heat it 1 minute on the stove to open up the pores, then I’ll wipe a little oil all over the inside. As it cools, the pores close, keeping the pan seasoned.

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Busy summer planned at Grailville A look at upcoming events at Grailville, 932 O’Bannonville Road, Loveland. For more information, call 683-2340 or visit www.grailville.org:

Sunday morning rites of passage ceremony created by participating girls. » Tuition is $175, includes meals and lodging. Reservations are required.

Yoga Chakra celebration

Summer day of quiet

» 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 16: Practice yoga postures designed to open each of the energy centers, called chakras, in your body, working toward increased energy and balance in your everyday life. There will be hands on activities that will allow you to deepen your understanding of each chakra. We will use voice, visualization, relaxation and movement to begin to balance each chakra. You will learn simple postures and techniques that you can easily practice at home. Bring more peace and health into your life through the awareness of your chakras. » Tuition is $65, inclusive of lunch. Reservations are required. Contact (513) 683-2340 or www.grailville.org to register or for more information.

Summer retreat for girls

» Girls ages 11 to 14 are invited to Grailville Retreat & Program Center for a summer retreat for girls July 27 -2 for the celebration of the women they are becoming. Please note that mothers and adult women are invited to join us for the Friday evening opening and

» 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 21: During this self-directed daylong retreat, Grailville will provide quiet space and a simple contemplative framework for you to use to your heart’s content. » The fee is $20; lunch is included. Reservations are required. Some scholarships may be available.

Practice of Poetry: Summer Series

» 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, July 3 to July 31: Sessions provide opportunities for writing and sharing with other women as well as guidance in the art and craft of poetry. Bi-weekly workshops and weekly options are available. Each biweekly workshop session includes instruction in poetry, writing time and opportunities for participants to share what they have written. The optional Poetry Craft Sessions, held on alternate Tuesdays, are opportunities to give and receive constructive feedback on poems. » Tuition is $60 for the bi-weekly series. Tuition for the series as a weekly program (including the craft sessions) is $90. Limited scholarships may be

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A Community of Life: A Grailville Sunday Supper

» 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 22: Treat yourself to a meal of homegrown food while enjoying homegrown art, music, and community conversation. As the dishes are cleared, children will head off to make art while the adults will be educated and inspired by members of various intentional communities and environmental groups around the Greater Cincinnati area, including Heartland Ecovillage and Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage, who will discuss the vision and reality of living in close connection with other families and with the Earth. A community folk dance will end the evening. » Fee is $15 for an adult and $8 for children 10 and under. Contact Grailville for a “family price.”

Grailville’s Backyard Chickens

» 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 30: During this workshop you will learn the ins and outs of obtaining protecting, feeding and otherwise caring for chickens at home. » The fee is $30. Reservations are required. Some scholarships may be available.

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14 well-known songs from the ’40s through the ’80s performed in the unique a capella, four-part harmony style, that the amazing Delta Kings Chorus does so well. Two great quartets, the fantastic youngsters of the Reen Family Singers and the men of The Franchise, will be featured during the second half and then closing the show, as usual, will be the familiar voices of the Cincinnati Delta Kings Chorus in concert. Tickets are still only $15 at the door. Advance ticket sales are available by calling (888) 796-8555 or you may order from

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Boone, Conner plan joint reunion Community Press On Sept. 15 the Boone County High School and Conner High School classes of 1971 and 1972 will reunite for a fun-filled event. The reunion will take place 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Turfway Park in Florence, in the fifth-floor Racing Club.

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RELIGION Ascension Lutheran Church Sunday worship services are at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. with programs for all ages at 9:45 a.m. The church is at 7333 Pfeiffer Road, Montgomery; 7933288,www.ascensionlutheranchurch.com.

Brecon United Methodist Church

The church offers worship services on Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Sundays. Samaritan Closet hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Samaritan Closet offers clothing and food to people with demonstrated needs. Bread from Panera is available on Thursdays and Saturdays. The Samaritan Closet is next to the church. The church is at 7388 E. Kemper Road, Sycamore Township; 489-7021.

Church of the Saviour United Methodist

ents Day Out meets from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays. Parents may choose one or two days a week. This is a great opportunity for children to learn to play with children their age, while parents get some much-needed time to themselves. The 3-year-old class meets two afternoons per week, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Spots are filling fast. Call 6834256. The church is at 6635 LovelandMiamiville Road, Loveland; 677-9866.

Good Shepherd Catholic Church

The church has Roman Catholic Mass with contemporary music Sundays at 4 p.m. The Mass draws worshipers of all ages. Come early to get acquainted with the new songs which begin at 3:45 p.m. Stay after Mass on the first Sunday of each month for food, fun, and fellowship. The church is at 8815 E. Kemper Road, Montgomery; 503-4262.

Lighthouse Baptist Church

Summer children’s camps are 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Register online at www.cosumc.org. Register for vacation Bible school at www.cos-umc.org. Morning VBS is 9:30 a.m. to noon, June 25-29, and evening VBS is 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 6-10. The annual craft show is recruiting vendors to buy space at the show, which will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 10. Register at www.cos-u.c.org/craftshow. htm. The church is at 8005 Pfeiffer Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242; 791-3142; www.cos-umc.org.

Community Lighthouse Church of God

The church welcomes guests to their services. Sunday services are 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday service is 7 p.m. The church is at 4305 Sycamore Road, Sycamore Township; 984-5044.

Epiphany United Methodist Church

Wee Three Kings Preschool has openings for the 3-year-old afternoon and 18-36 month Parent’s Day Out classes. Par-

Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Sunday morning service is 11 a.m. The church is meeting at Raffel’s Blue Ash Banquet Center, 11330 Williamson Road, Blue Ash; 709-3344.

Loveland Presbyterian Church

Sunday worship time is 10 a.m. followed by fellowship classes and Sunday School classes.The church has a youth group for seventh- through 12th-grade. The church is at 360 Robin, Loveland; 683-2525.

Loveland United Methodist Church

Sunday morning chapel is 8:15 a.m.; 9:30 a.m. is the Engage! contemporary service; and 11 a.m. is the classic traditional service. Sunday school for all ages is at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School for children is 11 a.m. for ages 4 through sixth-grade. Nursery care will be provided all morning on Sunday. The church is at 10975 S. Lebanon Road, Loveland; 683-1738; www.lovelandumc.org.

Montgomery Community Church The church is offering a sevenweek class entitled “After the

Boxes are Unpacked” for women who are new to the Cincinnati area or are looking to connect with their community. Child care is provided. Call the church or e-mail sglenn97@cinci.rr.com for more information. The church is at 11251 Montgomery Road; 489-0892; www.mcc.us; www.facebook.com/after theboxes.

James Daniel Pelfrey, 48, of Loveland died June 3. He worked in heating and air conditioning. Survived by mother Beverly (nee Arnett) Pelfrey; friend Becky Prather; children Rebecca Pattillo, Grace Pelfrey, Billy Pelfrey and Alayna Pelfrey; siblings: Gary (Sherry) Pelfrey and Heather (Phillip) Jordan. Preceded in death by father James Shelby Pelfrey and brother Billy Pelfrey. Services were June 7 at Tufts Schildmeyer Family Funeral Home Loveland. Memorials to Pelfrey Children Memorial Fund at any Fifth Third Bank.

worked for the IRS. Survived by sons Joseph, Jr. and Beverly Webb and Steven and Denise Webb; daughters Barbara and Edward Selwitz and Sharon Dieterle; brother Barclay Gest; sister Nancy Weyand; 13 grandchildren and eight greatgrandchildren. Preceded in death by parents John and Catherine (nee Messenger) Gest; husband Joseph C. Webb Sr. and brothers Robert and Jack Gest. Services were June 6 at Tufts Schildmeyer Family Funeral Home, Loveland.

The church has prayer revival at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays.Sunday Worship Service is at 11 a.m. The church is located at 6227 Price Road, Loveland; 677-5981, plclovelandoh.com.

River Hills Christian Church

Thriving Moms is a group for moms of infants through high school students that meets weekly to receive encouragement and instruction, make friends and have fun; conducted 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.; child care provided. Call 583-0371. The church is at 6300 Price Road, Loveland; 677-7600.

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church

New summer worship service hours began June 10. Spoken Holy Eucharist is 8 a.m. and Eucharist with music is 10 a.m. Save the dates for Vacation Bible School: Thursday, July 19 through July 22. The theme is “SKY: Where kids discover that everything is possible with God. The St. Barnabas Youth Choir practices following Holy Communion at the 9:30 a.m. service and ends promptly at 11:15 a.m. All young people are welcome. The St. Barnabas Band practices from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sundays. Youthful singers and instrumentalists are needed. The Older People with Active Lifestyles would like to Ride the Ducks in Newport, Ky. Wednesday, July 18. Space is limited. Call the church for details. The annual St. Barnabas Canoe Outing will be 10 a.m. Saturday, June 30. Call the church for details and to reserve a spot. An intercessory healing prayer service is conducted at 7 p.m. the first Minday of each month. A men’s breakfast group meets

Shirley J. Webb, 85, of Miami Township died June 3. She

St. Paul Community United Methodist Church

The church is having Father’s Day/Laity Sunday on June 17. A summer kids’ event called Sky will be hosted at St. Paul Community United Methodist Church from June 25-29. At Sky, faith and imagination soar as kids discover that everything is possible with God. Kids participate in memorable Biblelearning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, make and dig into yummy treats, and experience electrifying Bible adventures. Plus, kids will learn to look for evidence of God all around them through something called God Sightings. Each day concludes with Fly Away Finale – a celebration that gets everyone involved in living what they’ve learned. Sky is for kids from preschool to sixth grade and will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. each day and there is no cost to attend. For more information or to register,

visit www.stpaulcommunityumc.org or call 891-8181. St. Paul Church services are 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. for traditional worship and 9:30 a.m. for contemporary worship with Praise Band. Sunday School is 9:30 a.m. for all ages and 11 a.m. is children’s mission hour. Nursery care is provided for all services. The church is at 8221 Miami Road, Madeira; 8918181;www.stpaulcommunityumc .org.

Sycamore Christian Church

Sunday worship and junior worship services at 10:30 a.m. Sunday Bible study for all ages at 9 a.m.

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Adult and Youth Bible studies each Wednesday at 7 p.m. Women’s Study Group at 6:30 p.m. every second Wednesday of the month. Includes light refreshments and special ladies study. The church is at 6555 Cooper Road, Sycamore Township; 891-7891.

Sycamore Presbyterian Church

Join us in worship at 8:45 a.m., 9:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday School for age 3 to grade 12 meets at 10:45 a.m. Childcare is available in the nursery during the 9:45 and 10:45 services for infants through age 2. Weekly adult study opportunities are also offered. Details on these and other programs can be found on the church website calendar or by calling the church office. Vacation Bible School: “Operation Overboard” will be June 18-22. Space is still available for first- through sixth-grades. Register online (Children’s Ministries link) or by calling the church office. The church is at 11800 MasonMontgomery Road, Symmes Township; 683-0254; www.sycamorechurch.org.

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Jean W. Poe, 85, of Miami Township, died June 3. She was a homemaker. Survived by husband John C. Poe; siblings Judy Von Elkins, Joyce Lynn and Steve Cremeans; grandchildren Jennifer Elkins Conley, Jonathan Elkins, Anthony Cremeans, and Ashley Cremeans Powell; great-grandchildren Daniel Conley and Bethany Conley. Preceded in death by Parents: Arlie and Calla (nee Hall) Collins and brother Arlie C. "Sam" Collins Jr. Services were June 7 at Tufts Schildmeyer Family Funeral Home, Loveland. Memorials to God's Bible School and College, 1810 Young Street, Cincinnati, OH, 45202 or to Loveland Wesleyan Chapel, 6821 Oakland Rd., Loveland, OH., 45140.

Religion news is published at no charge on a spaceavailable basis. Items must be to our office no later than 4 p.m. Wednesday, for possible consideration in the following edition. » E-mail announcements to loveland@community press.com, with “Religion” in the subject line. » Fax to 248-1938. Call 248-8600. » Mail to: Loveland Herald, Attention: Andrea Reeves, Religion news, 394 Wards Corner Road, Suite 170, Loveland, Ohio 45140.

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Kilroy at Democrat picnic Former Congresswoman Mary Jo Kilroy will be making an appearance in Blue Ash at the Blue Ash Northeast Democratic Club annual pcnic, Tuesday, June 19. The event starts at 6:30 p.m., and will take place at the Blue Ash Park, 4433 Cooper Road, in the Blue Ash Shelter. “Former Congresswoman Mary Jo Kilroy will be educating us on the Freedom to Marry Ohio ballot referendum. We are honored to have her as our special guest speaker,” said Julie Brook, president of BANDC. Kilroy grew up in Euclid. A daughter of a pipe fitter, she paid her way through college by working at hospitals, as a waitress and as a counselor. Kilroy’s passions are women’s rights, marriage equality and anti-poverty issues. The former congresswoman made her first political appearance 20 years ago when she ran for the Columbus School Board. Kilroy is involved in promoting the Freedom to

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Book about life with celiac disease By Chuck Gibson loveland@communitypress.com

Kim Gray is a mother of three healthy children. When her weight dropped to 88 pounds, she knew something was off. Doctors diagnosed her with celiac disease in March 2009. Her identical twin sister, Kate Sander, was diagnosed later that same year. “Our lives and eating habits have never been the same,” Gray said. “We have learned, the hard way, the ‘dos and don’ts of eating, cooking, dining out, and negotiating our way through grocery aisles.” Learning the hard way inspired Kim to help others with the disease. She hopes her book: “Something’s Off – Living with Celiac Disease” will help the one out of 133 Americans required to follow a gluten-free diet because of celiac disease. It takes a while to adjust to the diet and the way of life. She is a “true believer” that everything in your life happens for a reason. “I just knew I wanted to do something with it; helping people,” she said. Her first thought was to open a store that has everything right there. Gray even had a Loveland location for it. She mentioned it to a local businessman who gave her idea a kind of ho-hum response. “I thought: I’m starting too big,” Gray said. “It would be great to walk in a store and you could have everything in the store; gluten-free or even…people struggle with dairy.” For more than a year Gray thought of different ways she could help others. Bad eating experiences on a family vacation finally triggered the idea to write a book. She says it was a terrible experience, places had no idea, and she had a meltdown. “You know after a year and a half, I thought I had things under control,” Gray said. “I just lost it in front of friends. I just thought I want to write a book. I think that’s how I can get to people that have been newly diagnosed.” Gray is launching the book during May, which is National Celiac Disease Awareness Month. Celiac is a genetically inherited auto-immune disease. People with celiac are sensitive to proteins found in wheat, oats, barley and rye. It is believed that more than 3 million people in the U.S. suffer from the

Some of the gluten-free foods Kim Gray writes about in: "Something's Off - Living with Celiac Disease" May is National Celiac Disease Awareness Month. CHUCK GIBSON/FOR THE COMMUNITY P

disease. “When I was first diagnosed, my gastroenterologist actually apologized to me,” she said. He didn’t have much information to tell her. “Go to the web. Go to Celiac.com and read and you can learn,” she said he told her. They still don’t know. Her sister had to specifically ask the doctor to test for Celiac. It provided the motivation for Gray to tell her story, to tell other stories, and then give readers some tips on what you can have. Gluten-free food is expensive. Gray’s book lists the restaurant chains where you can eat. It takes you through the staples: crackers, breads, pastas etc… Rather than go through the trial and error and spending all your money, the book shares the best on the market. “It’s more like selfhelp,” Gray said. “If a gastroenterologist could have handed me that book when I was diagnosed, it would have been very helpful. It would have saved me a lot of time, and a lot of frustration.” The book also helps people who just don’t understand it. “Wherever you go, a party, a wedding, a baby shower, there’s food,” she said. “It’s always a conversation. Some people ask and genuinely care, other times its ‘OK, I’m done.’ Sometimes you feel like a freak.” Gray shares strategies in the book on how to be sure you surround yourself with the right things so family and friends get it. Her sister had a brother-in-law say, “Are you still doing that gluten-free thing?” While a gluten-free diet helps people with Celiac live normal lives, it does not cure it. “I’ve had people read the book and say: ‘Oh my God, I had no idea!’” Gray said. “They find it very in-

formative.” The book is about what you can eat. A colleague of Gray’s was just diagnosed with celiac. He wants the book on i-Book. He asked her how she feels. “I cannot tell you how much better I feel,” she said. “In hindsight, it’s unbelievable. It’s what motivates me. That’s what drives me.” Gray began writing the book a little over one year after her diagnosis. She is not a writer; she is a human resources professional with Procter & Gamble. Stealing time to write whenever she could, it took her about 18 months to complete the book. She wanted to keep it simple. “I just want it to be an easy read,” Gray said. “Sit down, read it for an hour, relate to it, get some tips, and know you’re not alone. I want to give back.” More at: www.celiac.com or order the book at: www.somethingsoff.com, and www.barnesandnoble. com or www.amazon.com.

the third Tuesday of each month at the Blue Ash Recreation Center. Members are encouraged to join the group for $25 per year, but meetings are always open to the public. For more information, contact the club at BANDC@BlueAshNE Dems.org, visit www.BlueAshNE Dems.org or Facebook.

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B8 • LOVELAND HERALD • JUNE 13, 2012

POLICE REPORTS LOVELAND Arrests/citations None reported.

Incidents/investigations Criminal damaging/endangering At 117 S. Wall St., May 31. At 224 Bold Forbes Road, May 31. Identity fraud At 126 S. Lebanon Road, May 30. Robbery At 800 Loveland-Madeira Road, May 31. At 200 Bold Forbes Road, May 31.

MIAMI TOWNSHIP Arrests/citations Juvenile, 16, obstructing official business, May 21. Juvenile, 17, obstructing official business, May 21. Billy R. Cooper, 18, 5544 Overlook, obstructing official business, May 21. Wayne A. Keith, 47, 58 Greenlawn, theft, May 22. Christopher R. Scheadler, 18, 5722 Linda Way, driving under influence, driving under suspension, drug trafficking, drug

possession, May 23. Brittnie J. Shepherd, 19, 354 2nd St., drug paraphernalia, May 24. Samuel A. Chabut, 18, 5405 Waring Drive, underage consumption, May 24. Ryan A. Mahaney, 27, 5825 Karen Lane, theft, May 25.

Incidents/investigations Assault Student punched, etc. other student at Milford High at 1 Eagles Way, May 21. Breaking and entering Tractor taken; $1,600 at 6574 Branch Hill Miamiville, May 23. Entry made into offices at 741 Milford Hills Drive, May 25. Burglary Laptop computer taken ; $650 at 5658 Mellie Ave., May 25. Criminal damage Building spray painted at Glory Ridge Apartments at Wolfpen Pleasant Hill, May 21. Window broken in vehicle at 1077 Michel Trail, May 23. Criminal mischief Food items thrown on vehicles at 6612 Epworth, May 25. Fraud Male stated ID used with no authorization at 1233 Ridge-

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS The City of Loveland, through the office of the City Manager, will receive sealed bids for the Water Line Replacement on Park, Elm, and Centre Streets project. The project is the installation of 8" water main located on Park Ave., Elm St., and Centre St. in Hamilton County, Ohio. The project work includes, but is not limited to: replacing 4" water main with 729 linear feet of new 6" diameter water main, valves and hydrants, transferring water services, storm sewer installations, road resurfacing, and restorations. Separate sealed bids will be received by the City of Loveland and then publicly opened and read aloud at Loveland City Hall, 120 W. Loveland Ave., Loveland, OH 45140 on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 1:30 PM local time. The plans, specifications, and bid forms may be examined at:

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS wood, May 22. Male stated ID used with no authorization at 1533 Summit Ridge, May 23. Male stated ID used with no authorization at 1365 Cottonwood, May 23. Male stated ID used with no authorization at 2000 Stillwater No. 4, May 24. Theft Laptop computer and purse taken from vehicle; $2,270 at 984 Caribou Run, May 22. Fishing gear taken from Meijer; $58 at Ohio 28, May 22. Camera and computer software taken from Arbors, Room No. 111; $569 at Meadowcreek, May 22. WII system and Playstation taken; $550 at 424 Walnut Grove, May 22. Merchandise taken from Meijer; $34 at Ohio 28, May 23. Gasoline not paid for at United Dairy Farmers; $25.18 at Ohio 50, May 24. Gasoline not paid for at United Dairy Farmers; $40.14 at Ohio 50, May 23. Medication taken at 1893 Pebble Ridge No. 5, May 24. Cigarettes taken from Kroger; $56.71 at Ohio 28, May 25. Lottery tickets taken from BP Station; $400 at Wards Corner Road, May 25. Vandalism Park benches were damaged at Miami Meadows Park at Ohio 131, May 23.

SYMMES TOWNSHIP Arrests/citations Steven Smith, 35, 5520 Bossinory, open container at Madison and Redbank, May 20. Amy Vega, 31, 4507 Hamilton Ave., theft at 9201 Fields Ertel Road, May 18.

Incidents/investigations Criminal damaging Vehicle window damaged at 12165 Sycamore, May 19. Identity theft Reported at 8557 Twilight Terrace, May 16.

McGraw-Hill Construction Dodge Plan Rm 7265 Kenwood Road, Suite 200 Cincinnati, OH 45236 Allied Construction Industries 3 Kovach Drive Cincinnati, OH 45215 Loveland City Hall, City Manager’s Office 120 West Loveland Avenue Loveland, OH 45140 (513) 683-0150 Copies of the Bidding Documents may be purchased at cost at: ARC Ohio 2863 Sharon Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45241 Each BIDDER must deposit with their bid, security in the amount, form, and subject to the conditions provided in the INFORMA TION FOR BIDDERS. The OWNER reserves the right to accept any bid, to reject any or all bids, and to waive any irregularities in any bid. No BIDDER may withdraw his bid within sixty (60) days after the actual date of the opening thereof. Bidders are advised that State Prevailing Wage requirements WILL apply to this contract. An optional Pre-bid Conference, to answer any BIDDERS questions, will be held on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 10:15 AM at the Loveland City Hall Council Chambers, 120 W. Loveland Ave., Loveland, OH. Prospective BIDDERS may address inquiries with Cindy Klopfenstein, City Engineer, at 120 West Loveland Avenue, Loveland, OH 45140, (513) 683-0150. 8829 LEGAL NOTICE In the Matter of: Lloyd Stanley Naramore, D.O. Case No. 10-CRF-106 On May 9, 2012, the Ohio Medical Board adopted an Order permanently revoking the certificate of Lloyd Stanley Naramore, D.O., to practice osteopathic medicine and surgery in the State of Ohio. A copy of the Order is available on the Board’s website at www.med.ohio.gov. Dr. Naramore may be entitled to an appeal. A Notice of Appeal setting forth the Order appealed from and the grounds for appeal must be filed with the Ohio Medical Board and to the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas within fifteen (15) days after the last date of publication of this notice and in accordance with the requirements of Section 119.12 of the Ohio Revised Code. Please contact the undersigned to ascertain the last date of publication. Any questions or correspondence should be addressed to: Jackie Moore Case Control Office 30 E. Broad Street, 3rd Floor Columbus, OH 43215-6127

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LOVELAND (CLERMONT CO.)

111 North 3rd St., Bryan Benedum, et al. to Bank of New York Mellon, 0.0910 acre, $33,333.34. 107 Ramsey Court, DZ Investment Co. LLC to The Drees Co., 0.4782 acre, $66,500. 119 Ramsey Court, DZ Investment Co. LLC to The Drees Co., 0.7346 acre, $58,500.

LOVELAND (HAMILTON CO.)

101 Whispering Knolls Court: Simpson Barry D. & Sandra L. to Equity Trust Co. Custodian; $110,300. 124 Citation Court: Garvin Rachel & Daniel to Heath Benjamin & Noelle C.; $242,000. 410 Carrington Lane: Sadauskas Paul P. to Boutis George D.; $48,000. 1129 Main St.: Ss Property Group LLC to Volz Todd J.; $55,500. 113 Pheasantlake Drive: Fasse Carl H. to Ban Of America N.A.; $184,000. 115 Riverside Drive: Simon-Zoe LLC to Recruitmilitary LLC; $250,000. 1407 Tuscarora Drive: Newsom Lori Tr to Fausnaugh Elizabeth A.; $89,000. 1712 Birddog Court: Timon Thomas H. & Rebecca J. Roberts to Lockhart Christopher A.; $215,000. 266 Albright Drive: Byrd Polly M. & Amy E. Newberry to Green Jennifer & Matthew J.; $132,000. 426 Main St.: Scheper Kimberly to Schmidt Brandon A.; $148,000.

MIAMI TOWNSHIP

5651 Baines Holding Drive, Tara Sue Nutt to Jean Johns, $85,000. 6122 Balsam Drive, Lee & Deborah Johnsen to Matthew & Laura Johnson, $299,000. 6394 Birch Creek Drive, Hal Homes/Willows Bend LLC to Casey & Linda Hodnett, 0.7890 acre, $634,097.

PUBLIC HEARING SYMMES TOWNSHIP BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Township Symmes Board of Zoning Appeals on Monday, July 9, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of hearing an Appeal (#2012-09) filed by appellant, John and Rachelle Doherty, 9148 Cummins Farm from (45242) Lane Notice of Refusal for a zoning certificate for the construction of an uncovered deck less with addition setback yard rear than required for the at located property 9148 Cummins Farm Lane. This hearing will be held at TownBldg., Admin. ship 9323 Union Cemetery Road. Plans are on file and open for public inspection. Brian Elliff Township Zoning Inspector 8645 NOTICE OF MEETING OF SYMMES TOWNSHIP Notice is hereby given that the Board of Trustees of Symmes Township, Hamilton County, Ohio, will meet with the FiAudit and nance Committee on June 18, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of reviewing the proposed This 2013 Budget. meeting will be held at Township Admin. Bldg., 9323 Union Cemetery Road. John C. Borchers Fiscal Officer 8638 The Regular Loveland Board of Education meeting scheduled for June 19, has changed 2012 the start time from .to 6:00 p.m 7:00 The first hour p.m. will be an "Executive Session" to consider the compensation of a public employee or official. To place your BINGO ad call 513.242.4000

847 Cannes Court, Peter & Karen Joines to William & Tracey Garfield, $276,000. 1501 Corbin Drive, U.S. Bank NA, as trustee to Alexander Moore, 0.1800 acre, $149,500. 1739 Cottontail Drive, Audrey & Mason Sze, trustees to John & Jo Ann Caroff, 0.5090 acre, $298,000. 6255 Deerhaven Lane, Kathleen & John Dones Jr., cotrustees to Teresa Desch, 0.4614 acre, $187,500. 717 Miami Heights Court, John & Lynette Midle to James Browning, $355,000. 559 Miami Trace Court, Deborah Carter, trustee to Robert Chancey & Julie Siekman, $294,000. 5505 Mount Zion Road, Timothy Hubbell, et al. to CitiMortgage Inc., 4.0960 acre, $116,667. 603 St. Andrews Circle, William & Anna Stivers to Anna Bradrick, trustee, 0.1270 acre, $159,900. 5884 Stonebridge Circle No. 301, Linda Danforth-Warren, trustee to Salinette Hissett, $108,000. 5942 Thistle Court, Mark Bresser, et al. to Federal National Mortgage Assoc., 1.5640 acre, $150,000. 1700 Turnberry, Wells Fargo Bank as trustee to Glenn Lindahl, $105,000. 556 Blackhawk Trail, Roy & Tiffany Stephens to James & Julie Carter, $221,000. 1314 Gatch Court, Fischer Single Family Homes II LLC to Richard & Jenanne Hess, trustee, $333,547. 6355 S. Devonshire Drive, Edward & Coleen Swartzentruber to Jason & Tricia Inderhees, $312,500. 1114 Springridge Court, Randall Cobbs to Lisa Youger & Nicholas Grieco, $211,100. 1534 Summit Ridge, Eric & Kelli Brown to Dawn Kelly, 0.1850 acre, $179,000. 6333 Trailridge Court, Estate of Richard Goehler to Bryan & Deanna Sicking, $325,000. 2601 Traverse Creek Drive, Patricia Decker to Judith &

Robert Willoughby, $153,000. 874 Wards Corner Road, Walter & Virginia Williamson to Christie Cory & Nicholas Patterson, 0.7500 acre, $165,000. 6036 Weber Oaks Drive, Matthew & Laura Johnson to Nicholas & Katherine Warnecke, 0.4360 acre, $200,000.

SYMMES TOWNSHIP

1787 Woodwind Drive: Morris Erin to Cincy Realty Solutions Ll; $110,000. 11801 Vaukvalley Lane: Kelly Joseph W. to Christoforou Mario & Veneti A.; $95,265. 11971 Streamside Drive: Lee James L. & Angela to Politis Julian A.; $302,000. 12011 Carrington Lane: Sohngen William T. to Banks Jeff & Michelle R.; $60,000. 12026 Maxim Ave.: Henry Martha N. to Quo Chang Feng & Xinyuan Tan; $140,000. 7773 Camp Road: Montag Julie Frances to Eagles Wing Properties Ll; $80,000. 7890 Clement St.: Caldwell Gladys Marie to Emerson Gregory S@4; $110,000. 8545 Twilight Tear Lane: Jungerwirth Steven & Rosemary Kalenderian to Anthony Amy L. & David R.; $609,000. 9006 Symmesknoll Court: Moyer Steven A. & Michael Moyer to Schweiger Scott; $220,000. 10717 Bentley Pass Lane: Greene Jodi M. to Simmons John N. & Ellen F.; $380,000. 11677 Enyart Road: Tres Anos LLC to Stewart Jay; $90,000. 11799 Thistlehill Drive: Wells Fargo Bank NA Tr to Scudder James P.; $79,500. 10001 Carrousel Court: Freson Bernard R. to Young Christopher M. & Sara A.; $344,000. 12036 Maxim Ave.: Ost Betty J. to Zipfel Marilyn & Gillian Elizabeth Coope; $130,000. 12090 Mason Montgomery Road: Frischs Restaurants Inc. to Golden Corral Corp.; $1,396,126. 8359 Ellenwoods Drive: Rockenfield Robert R. Tr to Ogden David M. & Jacqueline Y.; $338,500.

SECTION 00020 NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS The City of Loveland, through the office of the City Manager, will receive sealed bids for the Water Line Replacement on Fallis Rd., from Betty Ray Dr. to Rich Rd. project. The project is the installation of 8" water main located on Fallis Rd. from Betty Ray Dr. to Rich Rd. in Hamilton County, Ohio. The project work includes, but is not limited to: replacing 3,430 linear feet of water main with 8" diameter water main, including fire hydrants and water service branches, road resurfacing, and restorations. Separate sealed bids will be received by the City of Loveland and then publicly opened and read aloud at Loveland City Hall, 120 W. Loveland Ave., Loveland, OH 45140 on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 1:00 PM local time. The plans, specifications, and bid forms may be examined at: McGraw-Hill Construction Dodge Plan Rm 7265 Kenwood Road, Suite 200 Cincinnati, OH 45236 Allied Construction Industries 3 Kovach Drive Cincinnati, OH 45215 Loveland City Hall, City Manager’s Office 120 West Loveland Avenue Loveland, OH 45140 (513) 683-0150 Copies of the Bidding Documents may be purchased at cost at: ARC Ohio 2863 Sharon Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45241 Each BIDDER must deposit with their bid, security in the amount, form, and subject to the conditions provided in the INFORMA TION FOR BIDDERS. The OWNER reserves the right to accept any bid, to reject any or all bids, and to waive any irregularities in any bid. No BIDDER may withdraw his bid within sixty (60) days after the actual date of the opening thereof. Bidders are advised that State Prevailing Wage requirements WILL apply to this contract. An optional Pre-bid Conference, to answer any BIDDERS questions, will be held on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 10:00 AM at the Loveland City Hall Council Chambers, 120 W. Loveland Ave., Loveland, OH. Prospective BIDDERS may address inquiries with Cindy Klopfenstein, City Engineer, at 120 West Loveland Avenue, Loveland, OH 45140, (513) 683-0150. 8821


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