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LIFE

WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2014

COMMUNITY PRESS

PEOPLE | IDEAS | RECIPES

200 reasons to love

New Richmond

New Richmond's Bicentennial Kickoff featuring a concert by the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra, attracted approximately 500 people to the village's riverfront. PROVIDED

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ew Richmond’s Bicentennial Kickoff featuring a concert by the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra, attracted approximately 500 people to the village’s riverfront. Mayor Ramona Carr dedicated the village’s Bicentennial Clock, and volunteers from Historic New Richmond shared stories of the village. New Richmond Mayor Ramona Carr welcomes the crowd to the village's Bicentennial Kickoff.

Hank Fincken of Ohio Chautauqua gave a living history performance as Thomas Edison, in a preview of Ohio Chautauqua's scheduled five-day daytime workshops and nightly living history performances during New Richmond's July 4th celebration. Greg Roberts, New Richmond 2014 co-chairman, is to his right. PROVIDED

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Edna Burns (right) and Linda Shuck from Historic New Richmond were on hand to tell the 200-year history village. PROVIDED

New Richmond Mayor Ramona Carr with the assistance of 101-year-old resident Margaret Fulton unveil the New Richmond Bicentennial Clock at the village's Bicentennial Kickoff event. PROVIDED

New Richmond mayor Ramona Carr with the assistance of 101-year-old resident Margaret Fulton unveil the New Richmond Bicentennial Clock at the village's Bicentennial Kickoff event. PROVIDED

It wouldn't be an event in New Richmond without John Hale performing God Bless America assisted by the colorguard from the Cincinnati Marine Corps League. Hale is joined on the state by event MC Rich Jaffe. PROVIDED

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