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POWER says ‘fix it, don’t mask the smell’

Group wants Rumpke to stop landfill reaction dent Jon Kerr said the deodorizer is just as bad as the smell coming from the landfill, deColerain Township — Residents scribing it as “sickly sweet,” at an April 2 public hearing and “disgusting.” complained that deodorizer Charles Vierman said bad used by Rumpke operators an- smells are warnings and landfill noys them as much as the smell operators shouldn’t mask them. it is supposed to mask. “I heard on the radio that 100 The deodorizer is used to thugs in Colerain Township that mask odors coming from the were going to attack Rumpke,” section of the Colerain Town- he said. “I’m a thug because I ship landfill where an under- have questions I want anground oxidizing reaction has swered? No. I want my nose to been occurring since the fall of decide what I am smelling, not 2009. About 150 people attended what Rumpke wants me to be the hearing, conducted by the smelling.” Ohio Environmental Protection Resident Leslie Onye says Agency to detershe can smell the mine whether to SMELLY DEBATE landfill when she grant a modificavisits Triple Creek Hear proponents tion to the permit to Park and now feels and opponents of let Rumpke spray she needs to wear a more of the deodor- more deodorant give mask when she’s ant. The landfill al- their reasons. Go to outside. “It’s seriready has a permit Cincinnati.Com and click ous,” she said. to spray the deodor- on videos. Onye said when izer, but operators the landfill first diswant to spray more days than covered there was an underthey currently are allowed. ground oxidizing reaction, she A citizens group, Property was pleased it had been detectOwners Want Equal Rights, ed and assumed it would be wants the landfill to put a mora- dealt with quickly. She encourtorium on the spraying, and find aged residents to call 513-946a solution to the reaction. 7777 and complain when they Rumpke officials say they are smell the landfill. “I just want to trying to find a solution, but be able to go outside like I used meanwhile they are spraying to. I want to live healthy and I the deodorizer to counteract the want my family to live healthy. smell. Colerain Township resident The hearing got testy, as resi- Jill Rengering, who defended dents testified for the record. the landfill, was soundly booed Darla Peelle, an official with when she told complainers they the OEPA’s public interest cen- should move if they believe ter, had to warn the crowd re- their health is at risk. peatedly about outbursts and inPOWER president Rich terruptions during testimony. McVay says there is no substanResident Delores Thomas tive data defining the health Massey said perfume won’t fix risks of extended exposure to the problem, and the core issues See LANDFILL, Page A2 need to be addressed. And resiBy Jennie Key

About 150 people came to a public hearing on whether to allow the Rumpke landfill to increase the amount of deodorizer it is using to combat odors from an underground oxidizing reaction. JENNIE KEY/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

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Lisa Kopp and her mom Edel Schilling with a collection of pillowcase dresses made in 2012 by the Christ Lutheran Church Woman’s Guild. THANKS TO PEGGY KELM

Church makes clothes for needy youngsters By Jennie Key

Rainbows of pillowcase dresses, made beautiful by the love and care sewn into each stitch, were delivered last year to young girls in Haiti and Swaziland. They were created by members of the Christ Lutheran Church Women’s Guild. The seamstresses added special touches in the appliques, and ribbons, and then the creations were handed off to two ministries: Kids Against Hunger in Swaziland in southern Africa and Matthew 25: Ministries for distribution. “Matthew 25: Ministries has been active in Haiti and (Kids Against Hunger) in Swaziland, Africa, so the people know them and trust their aid,” said Peggy Kelm, secretary for the guild. “We heard from one of the missionaries that the dresses delighted the little girls, but the boys felt left out.” Kelm said the guild had been told these children rarely have any new clothes, especially girls who are not as valued as boys. But not wanting to leave anyone out, the group set about righting the fashion inequity for its 2013 project. Church member Saundra Lee was asked to provide easy sewing patterns for boys shorts in sizes 4, 6, and 8. Fabric material stashes were depleted and new fabric was purchased. “One of our member’s daughter, Donna Schaetzle, sent us enough material from Alaska to make 40 pairs of shorts,” Kelm said. The guild kept their sewing machines humming and 294 pairs boys’ shorts were ready to go. Kelm said the group is

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Peggy Kelm, secretary of the Christ Lutheran Women’s Guild, and church member Saundra Lee with some of the shorts made by the guild this year. THANKS TO PEGGY KELM

again dividing the bounty the transportation already set between Kids Against Hunup,” she said. “We have ladies ger, which took half of the who love to sew. It’s a good shorts to Swaziland in southpartnership.” ern Africa, where they have The guild is a social and previously sent aid in the service group which meets form of healthy meals packed monthly from September in zip-lock bags through May at for the children. “It’s so good to the church, 3301 Matthew 25: Compton Road. have Ministries has a Kelm said memvolunteer team bers come from relationships returning Haiti Oak Hills, Fairand will take the with reputable field, Finneytown, remaining shorts ministries right Springfield Townfor distribution ship, as well as to the boys there. here that can Colerain TownKelm said ship. She said the help us with partnering with group also does this project.” the ministries is fundraising for a real blessing the missions and PEGGY KELM for the guild, ministries it supChrist Lutheran Church since it would be Women’s Guild ports and raised difficult for the more than $8,000 women to transport and disat its fall game night last year. tribute the clothing themSo what’s next for the selves. guild? “It’s so good to have rela“We don’t know,” Kelm tionships with reputable minsaid. “We got the pillowcase istries right here that can help dress idea from someone in us with this project. These the UP (Upper Peninsula of ministries have a relationship Michigan). We’ll just have to with the people and they have wait and listen.”

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Former Colerain art teacher named Woman of Distinction By Kurt Backscheider

Pat Bruns said volunteering is rewarding because she gets to work with a variety of people, share ideas and collaborate for the betterment of the community. “It’s very energizing,” the former Northwest district teacher said. “There is always something new. I like variety and getting to know my neighbors through purposeful work.” Her purposeful work and dedication to the community earned her recog-

nition as a 2013 Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio. Bruns Bruns was honored at a banquet March 12 along with fellow recipients Iris Simpson Bush, Cheryl Campbell, Julie Shifman and Verna Williams. “It was really delightful,” Bruns said about receiving the award. “It was so unexpected just because a lot of the work I do


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is simply because I really enjoy it.” A retired teacher, she taught art in the Northwest Local School District for 30 years at White Oak Middle School and Colerain High School. During her tenure there, she was involved in many professional development opportunities focused on integrating the arts into the overall curriculum. She spends much of her time now volunteering with Price Hill Will. She serves as chair of the organization’s board of directors and is active in the group’s Housing and Arts community action teams. “I just volunteer in the community, and it’s led to a lot of wonderful projects,” Bruns said. “I live by the philosophy, ‘If you can, you should.’” Some of her volunteer efforts include developing a summer youth photography program, supervising art education majors at the College of Mount St. Joseph during their student teaching experience and serving as a muralist for ArtWorks. She’s also a member of

Art4Artists, a group of professional women artists who meet regularly to share, work, learn and experiment with new art techniques and celebrate the importance of the arts. She was instrumental in connecting Art4Artists to Harmony Garden, which resulted in artists creating works for Harmony Garden’s Picturing a Healthy Girl project for mothers and daughters. That project circulated throughout the city to stimulate conversations about what girls need to be healthy and safe, and to promote community action to improve the futures of all girls. “As an educator, you’re always working to help your students get to that next level,” Bruns said. “Community volunteerism, in a larger extent, is very similar.” The Girl Scouts established the Woman of Distinction award in 1990 to recognize the significant achievements of women who demonstrate strong initiative and personal leadership on issues related to women and girls.



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the chemical or what chemical and human testing has been done to ensure safety. He testified that review of the application has resulted in growing concerns from POWER and said his group has concerns about the supplier of the deodorizer, saying the company, NXC Technologies, is not accredited with the state of Ohio. “There is a quality issue. No one is vetting these products” McVay said. “There is no basis to claim this is safe.” His wife, Elle McVay, questioned the validity of the material safety data sheets supplied as part of the application.

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Bevis Elementary School saying farewell By Jennie Key

Bevis Elementary School closes for good at the end of this school year. Students are heading to several different schools when school begins in the fall. Bevis, 10133 Pottinger Road in Colerain Township, lost its kindergarten, first- and second-graders this year, when the district expanded its narrow grade range program and made Bevis a grade three to five building, sending the younger students off to Taylor Elementary. Next year, students in grades three and four who would have attended Bevis will go to Pleasant Run Elementary School. Bevis Principal Colin Climer wants to see them off with a party on Saturday, April 20, to honor the school’s history and those who made the school special to its students and families. Some former students and staffers have already come by the school for a look around and to say goodbye. “This may be a matter of fraud,” she said. “We are asking for an investigation.” Nick Corvo, owner of NXC Technologies, said his firm is incorporated and he is a licensed chemist. He says his MSD sheets are valid and he has the necessary documentation in order. The Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency said about 99 percent of material being sprayed is water. Corvo said his product is checked against Ohio EPA list of contaminants. Rumpke spokeswoman Amanda Pratt said the company is looking for options and solutions to reduce odors. She said thousands of man hours and millions of dollars have been spent on this issue and the company does not intend to give up until a so-

WANT TO SAY GOODBYE? The Farewell for Bevis Elementary will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the school, 10133 Pottinger Road.

The program will include recognition of past and current staff members, Friend of Education Awards from the Bevis PTA, and some memories from staff. Linda Semple was a familiar face at Bevis for more than a decade, serving as the school secretary. “I have so many fond memories of my years at Bevis Elementary. The caring staff worked so closely together because they had the children’s best interest at heart” she said. She is serving on the Bevis closing committee, along with Nagel, Terri Sutton, Trey Rischmann, O’Mahony-Higgins, Linda Semple, Janet Toepfer, Barb Jarrold, Leslie Ducey, Becky Wright, Julie Green, Patti New, Debbie Flannery, Cindy Walton and Julie Pomeroy. lution is found. “We want what everyone in our neighborhood wants: fewer odors and zero impact beyond Rumpke’s property line,” she said. She said Rumpke has installed about 32,250 feet of trenches and 56 acres of odor control blanket over the reaction area and installed (and relocated) a second flare to destroy captured odors and another 20 stationary industrial fans to disperse more deodorizer. Dina Pierce, spokeswoman for the OEPA, said a recommendation will go to OEPA Director Scott Nally, who can grant the modification to the permit, adjust the request based on public comments or deny the modification.



VFW riding in first car show By Jennie Key

Green Township VFW Post 10380 is sponsoring its first car show, and organizers hope it’s the start of a successful fundraiser. The Cars and Courage show will be from noon-5 p.m. Saturday, April 27, in the north parking lot of the Rave Theater, 5870 Harrison Ave. Post Commander Mike Donnelly said the show will Donnelly award top 40 People’s Choice awards and a number of car clubs are planning to attend. One, a Volkswagen club, will likely bring 150 cars, he said. His son-in-law Mark Bechtold, an owner of Eurofixx, a repair shop

WHEN THEY MEET VFW Post 10380 meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Nathaniel Green Lodge, 6394 Wesselman Road.

in Bethel, is helping Donnelly pull the show together. “We expect there will be a lot of cars there,” he said. You can find information at and click on events or on the post’s Facebook page. There is still in room in the show. Cost is $10. In addition, organizers still have some sponsor and vendor spots open. Those interested in sponsoring or selling their products and services at the show, should send an email to vfwpost10380@ Organizers are also accepting donations of products/services for raffles during the car show and potential donors can send an email to the same address. Donnelly said the VFW Post is raising money for it’s main activity: helping veterans. The post doesn’t operate a bar or a clubhouse, he said. All its revenue goes back to helping veterans. “We make donations to the VA Hospital and we also donate to homeless veterans and work with Wounded Warriors,” he said. The post’s work also includes helping veterans learn about and apply for the benefits to which they are entitled. “You would be surprised how many veterans don’t know about the benefits they could be receiving,” Donnelly said. “It’s a damn shame.”

Reds tickets are a ‘good catch’

Good CATCH (Collective Achievement Through Connected Hands) is an initiative of the Community Partnership for Collective Achievement; an organization that leverages regional relationships to build support for education. For a second consecutive year, Good CATCH will partner with the Cincinnati Reds to raise support for educational offerings for students within our neighborhoods. The Good CATCH team will host the second

Community Day at Reds on Tuesday, May 7, for the Reds vs. Braves 7:10 p.m. game. Good CATCH has arranged a discount for residents and businesses of these communities to purchase tickets up to 42 percent below the regular ticket price. Every ticket sold generates a contribution toward the support of academic initiatives for students. Tickets for the game are – view level ticket for $10 or mezzanine ticket for $15. For group ticket sales,

call 513-428-1002. Tickets can be purchased at the following locations: » WesBanco, 8670 Winton Road; » Youth Motivational Learning, 1116 W. Kemper Road; » Online at or » Forest Park Skyline Chili, 1180 Kemper Meadow Drive; » Winton Woods City School District ( all schools).

Auction helps Kiwanis, arts council Looking for that perfect painting to hang in your living room? The Springfield Township Arts & Enrichment Council and the Greenhills-Forest Park Kiwanis Club are hosting an art auction Saturday, April 13, at the Grove Banquet And Event Center on Winton Road. The preview reception begins at 6 p.m., bidding will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person or $15 per same household, include complimentary hors d’oeuvres during the preview hours from 6-7 p.m. Go to to buy tickets.

More than 150 originals and prints, framed and ready to hang, will be available. Auctioneers will begin bidding 30 percent to 50 percent below gallery retail. The auction benefits the Kiwanis Club and the new Springfield Township Arts and Enrichment Council. The local GreenhillsForest Park Kiwanis offers college scholarships and supports important organizations in our community. During the preview, there will be a reception of complimentary hors d’oeuvres, live music and raffles. A cash bar will serve cocktails, wine and beer. Non-alcoholic

beverages are complimentary. At 7 p.m., the bidding begins. Cash, check and credit card payments will all be accepted. There will be original oils, watercolors, serigraphs, mixed media, lithographs, photography, animation cells, music and sport memorabilia. Can’t make it to the auction, but interested in looking through the art? Go to Purchases made using the code 63991 before April 13 will benefit both organizations. For more information, call 522-1410.



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The Colerain Township Business Association will hold its next meeting at 8 a.m. on Thursday, April11, at the Houston Conference Center, 3310 Compton Road. The agenda includes meeting new Northwest Local School District Superintendent Andrew Jackson and hearing a school district update report. The CTBA is planning its annual golf outing Thursday, May 16, at the Pebble Creek Golf Course. Register at As a reminder, Monday, April 15, is the deadline for the Colerain Township Business Association to receive applications from high school seniors to be considered for one of the group’s scholarships. See your high school guidance counselor for information or visit for an application and information including eligibility requirements.

Community association meets April 10

The Monfort Heights/ White Oak Community Association meets at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, at the Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road. The speakers for this meeting will be the police chiefs from both Colerain and Green townships, and Pauletta Crowley, who heads up the Northwest Local School District Crisis Team. Colerain Township Police Chief Dan Meloy and Green Township Police Chief Bart West will describe what they are doing in their jurisdictions with the District Crisis Team following the horror in Newtown, Conn., last December.

Roger Bacon going to Reds game

Have a ball at the annual Roger Bacon Night at the Reds Game (sponsored by the Alumni Association) on Tuesday, April 23, at 7:10 p.m. Join the RB/OLA family for a fun night together at the Great American Ballpark – Cincinnati

Reds vs. Chicago Cubs. Cost is $20 per ticket. Order your tickets through Rick Sollmann at 641-1313 or or send a check payable to the Roger Bacon Alumni Association to RB Advancement Office, 4320 Vine St., Cincinnati, Ohio, 45231. Be sure to include your contact information. Deadline is April 15. Glow Disc Golf will be April 13 and May 11 at the Winton Woods Disc Golf Course from 8:30-10 p.m. each day. Players can challenge their family and friends to a round or two on a glowing wooded course. Players are encouraged to bring their own glow discs, but there will be some available for rent at $5 each. Cost is $5 per player, per game. Registration is required at by April 11 for the April13 game, and by May 9 for the May 11 game. A valid Hamilton County Park District Motor Vehicle Permit ($10 annual; $3 daily) is required to enter the parks.

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Class reunion

The McAuley High School Class of 1983 is planning its 30th reunion for the fall of 2013. Alumnae of 1983, contact Leslie Wernicke Odioso at or 513-5746376 with your current mailing address, phone number and email address. The committee would like to make most of their plans via email to save on costs and would like to get alumnae feedback on what would make this a great event.

Boosters dance set for April 13

The annual Mount Healthy Athletic Boosters’ Bob Kline Memorial Dance will be from 8 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, April 13, at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Hall, 1620 Kinney Ave. Tickets are $15 for single and $25 for a couple. All money raised goes towards the Bob Kline scholarships awarded to deserving seniors. The Boosters give out $5,000

annually in scholarships. There will be prizes be raffled off during the night. Tickets are on sale in the athletic office at Mount Healthy Junior/ Senior High School, 8101 Hamilton Ave., or from LaVonda Corner in the board office at 7615Harrison Ave. You can also call 513-522-9512 to arrange for tickets.

Rummage sale set

Northwest Community Church will have a threeday rummage sale at the church, 8735 Cheviot Road. Dates are from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, April 19, and a bag sale from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 20. Items include furniture, toys, clothes, kitchen, holiday, tools, books and more. Proceeds will benefit a youth mission trip and younger youth going to camp. Call 513-385-8973 for information.

Sewer project will affect Springdale Road traffic

The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati will begin construction in April to install

about 66 feet of 6-inch sewer lateral by the under Springdale Road to enable public sewer service for a one-family residence at 3213 Springdale Road and eliminate a home sewage treatment system. The new sewer lateral is located on Springdale Road near the intersection of Season Drive. Construction will be performed by Paul Rowlett Contractors, Inc., and is scheduled to be completed in May. Construction will occur primarily Monday through Friday during normal daylight hours, though weekend work may become necessary. Work done on Springdale Road will occur during non-rush hours. The Springdale Road Sewer Lateral project is part of MSD’s Project Groundwork, which is one of the largest public works projects in the 200year history of Hamilton County. Project Groundwork was developed in response to federal and state mandates to better manage combined sewer overflows and other stormwater issues. It is a multi-year initiative comprised of hundreds of sewer improvements and stormwater control projects across MSD’s service area. For additional information about the project, please call MSD’s Engineering Customer Service Line at 513-557-3594.

Terhar gets champ for children award

State Rep. Lou Terhar (R–30th District) was presented with the “Legislative Champion for Children award from Voices for Ohio’s Children durTerhar ing a luncheon at the Ohio Statehouse recently. The award is given biennially to four legislaSee BRIEFLY, Page A5


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St. I’s School sponors shred day

St. Ignatius School is having another Shred Day to benefit the community, and donations benefit the school’s Boy Scout Troop. Start gathering all those documents that need shredding, and save them for our Shred Safe Day at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 27, in the church parking lot on North Bend Road. If you have any questions call Gerri Kramer in the school office at 3893242 or e-mail

County parks have summer camps

Keep the children physically and mentally active over summer break with day camps at the county parks. Beginning in early June, children ages 2 to 17 will have opportunities to explore nature through hands-on activities, hikes, games and much more. Some of the camps being offered in 2013 include: » Growing Up a Farm Kid where children age 2 to 5 can help with barn tasks; » Ex-Stream Explorations where children age six to nine get to explore creeks to find cool critters; Great Outdoors Camp where kids age 8 to 14 challenge themselves on low ropes, canoeing,


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Alumni seek garage sale vendors

The Mount Healthy Alumni Association is now accepting vendor applications for its annual garage sale. The sale is set from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 27, in the cafeteria at the Mount Healthy Junior/Senior High School, 8101 Hamilton Ave. Cost for vendors is $15 for a 6-foot table, $20 for a 12-foot table or $10 if you bring your own table. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Application for vendor tables can be downloaded at, or obtained by contacting Rose Kahsar at or 513522-1612 or Steve Harness at or 513-851-1446.

Winton Woods cleanup is April 13

The 26th annual Winton Woods Cleanup is set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13. Meet at the Kestrel Point Picnic Shelter, 10245 Winton Road. The event is rain or shine. Last year’s event yielded 1.65 tons of litter, including nine tires and a shopping cart. This is a great activity for volunteers of all ages; youth are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. Suggested clothing is long pants, long sleeved shirts and sturdy closed toe shoes or boots. Don’t forget to bring one or two pair of work gloves. A free picnic lunch will be provided. Preregistration is not required. The Winton Woods Cleanup is a partnership

between the Forest Park Environmental Awareness Program and the Hamilton County Park District. Over the course of its history, an estimated 7,661 volunteers have removed 140 tons of litter from the park. Bring friends and family and enjoy a morning in the great outdoors to improve wildlife habitat while ensuring clean and safe recreational areas that the entire community can enjoy. For questions, contact Wright Gwyn, program manager of the Forest Park Environmental Awareness Program, at or call at 513-5955263.

Pioneer Pastimes is for per-kindergarten through second-grade children and features activities and playtime the way it was in the 1800s. The Parky’s Farm program in Winton Wood s Park is offered on Fridays, May 3, through May 31, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Numerous hands-on activities include carding wool, weaving, and playing pioneer games with the “Spinster on the Green.” Children will also have an opportunity to engage in imaginary play when they visit a pioneer camp and a 1800s school house. Playbarn admission and a wagon ride are included. Cost is $7 per child and $3 per adult day of the event. There is a discount of $6 per child and $2.50 per adult for online registrations at A valid Hamilton County Park District Motor Vehicle Permit ($10 annual; $3 daily) is required to enter the parks. For additional information, call 513-521PARK (7275). Also, be sure to check out the district on Facebook and Twitter.

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LA SALLE HIGH SCHOOL HONOR ROLLS The following students earned honors for the second quarter of the 2012-2013 school year.

Freshmen First honors: Joseph Amend, Brad Anneken, Henry Bangert, Jacob Barford, Joel Beard, Tyler Behrmann, Alexander Bellman, Connor Bischoff, Jeffrey Bogenschutz, Zachary Brueneman, David Bruewer, Luke Bushman, Spencer Carroll, Timothy Casey, Drue Chrisman, Patrick Crase, Ryan Davis Jr., Bradley DeHaven, Luke Doerger, William Efkeman, Randall Ellis Jr., Richard Farwick, Joseph Froehle, Joshua Gebing, James Gulasy, Michael Gump, Jason Handley, Patrick Howard, Colin Jester, Hayden Jester, Thomas Johns, Jacob Junker, Jacob Kaiser, Andrew Keith, Jacob Kelhoffer, Aaron Keller, Nolan Keller, Luke Kern, Andy Kline, Luke Lampe, Michael Langenbrunner, Daniel Lepsky, Timmothy Less, Austin Loukinas, Philip Lovely, Robert Manning, Anthony Martini, Christopher Martini, Christopher McBreen, Quinten Miller, Samuel Moore, Cameron Nichols, Jacob Nichols,

Edward Owsley-Longino, Kyle Peters, Franklin Pierce, Jacob Poli, Chadwick Raffenberg, Brandon Schulze, Chad Seiter, Andrew Sexton, Sean Southwood, Ethan Stock, Ashton Sweitzer, Jared Thiemann, Joseph Vosseberg, Christian Wagner, Joseph Walden, Joseph Welborne, Brody Wilson, Nicholas Wuestefeld and Lucas Young. Second honors: Isaiah Andrews, Quintin Baldwin, Nicholas Boeckermann, Paul Broxterman, Kevin Bunger, Keith Cronin, Nathan Feist, Clayton Frank, Jonathan Hennard, Kegan Hudson, Ben Kleemeier, John Koenig, Samuel Kreider, Daniel Kuchera Jr., Jeremy Larkin, Luke Macke, Noah McCarthy, Zachary Miller, Tyler Neel, Guenther Oka, Dana Reeves, Jordan Reynolds, Samuel Rothan, Mitchell Ryan, Zachary Siemer, Zachary Tegge, Tyler Turner, Kurtis Umberg and John Paul Wang.

Sophomores First honors: Justin Bambach, Nathan Barry, Danny Bellman, Eric Blessing, Robert Boecker-

mann, Matthew Bumpus, Kevin Casey Jr., Kyle Chaulk, Craig Childs, Michael Cisneros, Stephen Cosco, Stephen Cox, Samuel DeZarn, Andrew Duong, Ryan Durkin, Noah Eckhoff, Joseph Finke, Austin Franklin, William Frey, Eric Greene, Austin Grubbs, Tyler Harmon, William Hauer, Jayson Heidemann, Andrew Heitker, Quintin Herbert, Benjamin Jesse, Andrew Kah, Kyle Kluener, Brandon Lester, Mitchell Lindeman, Christopher Long, Michael Lustenberger, Lance Marx, Justin Mays, Michael Meister, Taylor Meister, Benjamin Merk, Nicholas Midei, Andrew Mihailoff, Benjamin Millard, Gregory Miller, Kylan Miller, Zachary Miller, Jordan Moellman, John Muth, Logan Neiheisel, Mitchell Otten, Alexander Rack, Michael Rapien, Samuel Redd, Daniel Richter, Eric Ruhe, Jacob Schneider, Steven Schroeck, Joey Shields, Jordan Thompson, Matthew Wagner, Joseph Wenning, Daniel Wetterich, Mark Wolterman and Phillip Zulli. Second honors: Spencer Bach,

Logan Brauning, Davonte Burrell, Ralph Edison, Ryan Feist, Darius Heis, Jonathan Hood, Drew Horton, Avery Larkin, Robert Lipps, Jacob Ludwig, Jonathon Luecke, Matthew McBreen, Samuel Minges, Nathan Mouch, Sam Rumpke, Eric Thiemann and Jacob Wietmarschen.

Juniors First honors: Zachary Allaben, Steven Allen II, Stephen Babcock, Andrew Bachus, Dylan Barnett, Brett Bellman, Aaron Bloemer, Shawn Burns, Joseph Cadle, Jacob Cleary, Andrew Cornelius, D. Alex Desch, Alexander Dickey, Andrew Gauthier, Jack Goldschmidt, Erik Grow, Taylor Healey, Christian Hedger, Nicholas Heflin, Brett Hines, Jeremy Keith, Derek Kief, Adam Kluesener, Jeffrey Larkin, Zachary Leytze, Ryan Lohbeck, Alexander Maccarone, Alex McGlasson, Brandon Middendorf, Adam Moeller, William Mullen, Ryan Pflaum, Joseph Poynter, Jeffrey Redding, Justin Rost, Tyler Rutz, Eric Schrand, Jason Schuler, Justin Siniawski, Jacob Stansell, Luke Stoner,

Christopher Tankersley, Andrew Uetrecht, Thomas Unger, Christopher Unkrich, Gabriel VargasMaier, Anthony Ventura, Jacob Whyle, Anthony Wieck, William Willcox and Joshua Young. Second honors: Zachary Andrews, Eric Auberger, Bradley Baker, Julian Fultz, Alan Hammann, Samuel Hoesl, Pierce Kain, Daniel Leonard, Jacob Morgan, Robert Overbeck, Kelly Palmer, Benjamin Rees, Matthew Reis, Robert Riesenbeck, Andrew Schmidt and Robert Suer.

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MCAULEY HIGH SCHOOL HONOR ROLL The following students earned honors for the second quarter of the 2012-2013 school year.

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Sophomores First honors: Maria Anderson, Jodie Anneken, Abigail Benintendi, Tristyn Boner, Rachel Budke, Alexandra Busker, Ashley Colbert, Malina Creighton, Megan Davish, Mary Dickman, Jodi Duccilli, Abigail Evans, Carrie Gordon, Angelique Groh, Morgan Hennard, Maria Hughes, Margaret Kammerer, Megan Kerth, Maria Koenig, Margaret Mahoney, Olivia Masuck, Anna McGhee, Haley Michel, Lindsey Ollier, Amanda Ozolins, McKenzie Pfeifer, Elaine Platt, Megan Quattrone, Melissa Rapien, Amy Raub, Katherine Rodriguez, Lauren Roll, Olivia Roll, Megan Rutz, Mallory Schmitt, Lyndsey Schmucker, Elizabeth Schultz, Claire Sillies, Mallory Telles, Emily Threm, Annie Vehr and Eva Weber. Second honors: Mackenzie Anderson, Megan Archdeacon,



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Robinson, Lynn Schutte, Paige Scott, Meghan Sontag, Carly Speed, Madeline Staubach, Emma Webb, Madison Woodard and Amanda Ziegler. Second honors: Bradie Anderson, Samantha Bahrs, Abigail Ball, Kaitlin Baum, Erin Belanger, Hannah Berter, Anna Buczkowski, Taylor Buttelwerth, Caitlin Camardo, Kristen Clark, Laura Conley, Jessica Conway, Alexandra Cook, Courtney Criswell, Madison Dauer, Madelon Dickerson, Madeline Drexelius, Grace Folz, Laura Hils, Julia Hoffmann, Margaret Keller, Kierra Klein, Elizabeth Kummer, Marissa Mallios, Danielle Maraan, Megan McGraw, Jennifer Moeller, Erin Nauman, Lauren Odioso, Kathryn Olding, Jenna Pfiester, Carrie Raterman, Gabrielle Reynolds, Emily Richter, Abby Schindler, Madeline Schmidt, Madison Sillies, Kathleen Storer, Jennifer Towns, Megan Volker, Katherine Weierman and Allyson Zeigler.

Seniors First honors: Whitney Bishop, Samantha Brock, Jessica Bushman, Abigail Chaulk, Elizabeth Crocker, Rebecca Davis, Megan Dollenmeyer, Jamie Ertel, Brittany Fishburn, Caitlin Ginn, Meghan Goldick, Marisa Grimes, Katherine Guban, Courtney Haverbusch, Grace Jacobsen, Jamaya Johnson, Celina Junker, Miranda Kelsey, Emily Meyer, Julie Mullins, Kelly Neeb, Samantha Nissen, Katherine Orth, Danielle Reynolds, Bridget Roden, Anna Rothan, Allison Sansone, Olivia Schmitt, Allison Schuler, Annie Schulz, Emily Schwartz, Brenna Silber, Kaitlyn Sterwerf, Sarah Stevens, Jordyn Thiery, Hannah Toberman, Cara Walden and Lauren Wilke. Second honors: Elyssa Anderson, Rebecca Ashton, Amber Bahrani, Taylor Baston, Alexis Bierbaum, Brooke Bigner, Taylor Bove, Elizabeth Bren, Olivia Browning, MaryKathleen Carraher, Allison Cimino, Marissa Collins, Madeline Crase, Desiree Dick, Diane Dole, Abigail Doyle, Amanda Dreyer, Mollie Effler, Margaret Egbers, Christina Farwick, Jessica Finnen, Maria Fiore, Savannah Frank, Elizabeth Giuliano, Lindsey Gump, Jordan Heller, Molly Hennard, Caroline Hoffman, Victoria Hostiuck, Kayla Howard, Jena Huber, Morgan Kneip, Stephanie Kyle, Hannah Marovich, Caitlin Martin, Jordann McNamara, Abbey Meister, Avery Menke, Selah Meyer, Mollie Mosley, Katelyn Muench, Jamie Mushrush, Rachael Oakley, Olivia Otting, Amie Overberg, Emily Paul, Judith Pearce, Holly Petrocelli, Rachel Pierani, Taylor Pifher, Carol Ratterman, Paige Rinear, Jessica Sandhas, Olivia Schaefer, Amanda Schrand, Jessica Schulte, Brittney Sheldon, Rebecca Slageter, Abigail Smith, Jaime Spears, Megan Suer, Mary Taphorn, Claire Tonnis, Andrea Trach, Kelsey Voit, Elizabeth Witzgall and Megan Zelasko.

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Park district having annual auction

The Hamilton County Park District 2013 Annual Auction will be Saturday, April 20, at the Winton Woods Maintenance Complex. Viewing of the items begins at 9 a.m. and the auction starts at 10 a.m. The park district will be auctioning used surplus equipment including vehicles, lawn maintenance equipment, recreation equipment, office equipment, golf equipment, etc. For a detailed list of items, visit Those interested in purchasing items from the auction can pay with cash, check (with proper identification), MasterCard or Visa. The Winton Woods Maintenance Complex is on Golfview Drive between Springdale and Mill roads in Winton Woods. For additional information, visit or call 513521-7275.

Collecting clothing

McAuley is hosting a clothing drive. Students, parents, alumnae, and other members of the McAuley community are encouraged to do some spring cleaning over the Easter holiday and drop off items any time during school hours through April 12, and from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 13. All donations will be delivered to the Dress for Success Cincinnati College Hill boutique. In addition to business attire, shoes (especially large and wide sizes), new, unopened panty hose and knee-hi hose, purses, briefcases, scarves, jewelry, coats, new undergarments and medical scrubs. There is a very great need especially for shoes and purses, as well as clothing in sizes 18 and 20. Contact Brigitte Foley at





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Ursuline students win 36 art awards


St. Ignatius School honored two men who have modeled Christian values as distinguished alumni. Ron and Bob Hewald are brothers and they have a long history of involvement with Saint Ignatius. The two brothers are lifelong residents of Monfort Heights and are charter members of St. Ignatius. They have provided many services to the parish and the community over the years and are currently active in the St. Ignatius Alumni Association and the Senior Association. With Bob, second from left, and Ron, middle, is Father John Wall, left, assistant principal Laura Sieve, and Father Bryan Reif. PROVIDED

SCHOOL NOTES McAuley High School

McAuley recently created a new technology class called Communication through MultiMedia in which everything the class does involves technological communication methods. For example, the class suspended publication of a school newspaper and created, instead, a school blog called McMoments, using wordpress, a blog website. The blog is hosted by senior Emma Jenkins and was created by seniors Sela Meyer and Alison Moning. This change allows students in the class to publish new articles every day, rather than just a handful of times per year in a traditional paper. Recent article topics include the election of the new Pope, written by senior Maridia Minor; an investigation into schools using yoga balls as student desks by senior Miranda Lally; and tips on how to find a summer job, written by senior Katie Ludmann. Readers have the ability to comment on blog articles and voice their own opinions as well. Meyer and Moning also created a student web site, which is a link on the school’s official web site. The student version offers more information important to students, such as club details, sports updates, news about student retreats and more. Video production is another element of the class. One group of students, for example, created a video highlighting the first 50 years of McAuley’s history, while another created a shorter

video thanking generous benefactors for their donations to the school’s main fundraiser, McAuction, which this year is April 20. Videos are designed, filmed, edited, and produced entirely by students. Communication through Multi-Media was originated by English teacher Pam Vissing and Assistant Principal Connie Kampschmidt, and is taught by Vissing. ■ On Saturday, April 20, McAuley High School will host its17th annual charity auction, McAuction 2013, An Affair to Remember at the Derby. Since the first auction in 1997, proceeds have provided academic and need-based scholarships, improvements to the campus and offered McAuley students the latest in technology. McAuction 2013 begins at 5 p.m. with cocktails at the elegant Laurel Court Mansion next to the school, followed by dinner and silent and oral auctions held on McAuley’s campus, which will be transformed into Churchill Downs. Three couples, all in the same family, are chairing the event: Tony and Roberta Michel, their daughter,Bobbi Blum and her husband Trey, and their son, Tom Michel and his wife, Sue. Tom and Sue’s daughter, Holly, is a junior at McAuley; Bobbi and Trey’s daughter, Christina, is a sophomore. Tickets are $90 per person, which includes the cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, entertainment and beverages all eve-

ning. Some of the items available for bidding include: VIP tickets to the 2014 Masters; four Reds Diamond seats; a Keeneland bus trip; condo vacations; golf and dinner with celebrities Dave Lapham and Dan Hoard; and a trip to New York City. There will be silent auction items as well, along with numerous raffles and split-the-pot opportunities. Once again, Channel 12’s Bob Herzog will act as emcee for McAuction. For more information, to make a donation or to reserve tickets, contact Libby Hodapp at 513-681-1800, ext. 1117, or, or visit .

Thirty-six individual awards have been earned by 23 Ursuline students in the The Scholastic Art Awards. The students submitted a sampling of their work completed in visual arts courses during the last calendar year. Their pieces were entered in categories that included sculpture, drawing, printmaking and photography. The students were recognized with an honorable mention (works demonstrating artistic potential), silver key (works worthy of recognition on the regional level) or gold key (the highest level of achievement on the regional level); gold key works are forwarded to New York City for national adjudication. Students who received all of these distinctions were invited to show their work at the Scholastics Gallery at 100 W. RiverCenter Blvd., Covington. Students in the show were honored at an awards ceremony Feb. 22 at the Northern Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureau. The Gold Key Award winners are: Ashley Albrinck of Evendale and Ashley Driscoll of Loveland (three awards); Cate Brinker of Anderson Township, Maddie Graumlich of Terrace Park and Tori Heyob of Green Township. The Silver Key Award winners are: Becca Allen of West Chester Township, Maddie Graumlich of Terrace Park, Rachel Kuprionis of Mason, Helen Ladrick of Anderson Township, Corinne Lauderback of Liberty Township, Rachel Neltner of Finneytown, Maddie Nurre of West Chester Township and Angie Pan of Evendale (two awards). The honorable mention

award winners are: Becca Allen of West Chester Township, Allison Brady of Union Township, Cate Brinker of Anderson Township, Ashley Driscoll of Loveland, Jennifer Duma of Montgomery, Maddie Graumlich of Terrace Park, Michala Grycko of Evendale, Ali Hackman of Sycamore Township (two awards), Clair Hopper of Anderson Township, Rachel Neltner of Finneytown, Maggie O’Brien of Loveland, Angie Pan of Evendale (three awards), Molly Paz of Felicity, Spencer Peppet of Terrace Park, Julia Proctor of Loveland, Kelly Spiller of Liberty Township and Jenny Whang of Sycamore Township. “The Scholastic Art Award recognition is significant to each student because their creativity is recognized in the context of a prestigious regional/national awards program that is actually celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. We are very proud of our students’ outstanding accomplishments and dedication to the arts. This broader affirmation will only bolster greater creative energy and enthusiasm,” fine arts department coordinator Patrice Trauth said. Fellow art teacher Jeanine Boutiere concurs. “To see our budding artists interpret their world in a way that is technically superior and showcases their aesthetic intelligence makes all of us in the art department proud. We congratulate each of our 23 recognized young women and celebrate their achievements in the visual arts.” The other teachers in the fine arts department are Amy Burton and Helen Rindsberg.

St. Ignatius Loyola School

March14 is practically a holiday for the mathematically minded or others interested in understanding Pi, the number that is approximately equal to 3.14. At St. Ignatius, students participated in a Pi Day contest Raymond that determined who could memorize the most digits in Pi. Eighth-grader Jared Raymond is 13th in the United States and 46th in the world for Pi memorization after reciting 2,012 digits.

Ursuline Scholastic Art Award winners, from left: front, Angie Pan (silver) and Tori Heyob (gold); back, Maddie Graumlich (gold), Rachel Kuprionis (silver), Becca Allen (silver), Helen Ladrick (silver), Maddie Nurre (silver), Ashley Albrinck (gold), Corinne Lauderback (silver), Cate Brinker (gold) and Rachel Neltner (silver). Not pictured, Ashley Driscoll (gold). THANKS TO MARIANNE LANG


Nicole Diefenbacher and Kayla Hunley were named to the fall semester dean’s list at the University of Findlay.


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Kara Ratterman has received a Presidential Scholarship from Xavier University. The daughter of Elizabeth Luehrmann and Paul Ratterman, she is active in Volunteers of America and Latin Club, and as a student ambassador. She plans to major in physics.

ST. XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL HONOR ROLLS The following students earned honors for the second quarter of the 20122013 school year.

Freshmen First honors: John Bubenhofer, John Cunningham, Peyton Curry, Ronald Fago, Scott Flynn, Kyle Gibboney, David Girmann II, Peter Glassmeyer, Daniel Hanson, Zachary Heilman, Brady Hesse, Patrick Hobing, David Homoelle, Brian Kemper, Daniel Klare, Donald Korman, Blake Litzinger, Michael Nichols, Jared Patterson, Samuel Peter, Benjamin Peters, Patrick Raneses, Jacob Robb, Nicholas Seifert, Zachary Thomas, Axel Vallecillo, Alexander Weller and David Wimmel Jr. Second honors: Austin Andwan, Aaron Brickner, Carlos Inigo De Veyra, Jacob Edwards, Michael Gerbus,

Nicholas Gerdes, Maxfield Girmann, Luke Haffner, Kyle Jasper, Nickolas Jung, William Jung, Andrew Kaiser, Christopher Lindsay, Connor Maciag, Anthony Morgan II, Matthew Sander, Maxwell Scherch, Andrew Schuermann, Joseph Weber and Matthew Wittrock.

Sophomores First honors: Kevin Ballachino, Justin Blake, Guido Discepoli, Jackson Donaldson, Henry Fischesser, Aidan Fries, Michael Hartmann, Cameron Johnson, Brian Lambert, Ian Melnyk, Cory Parks, John Popken IV, Patrick Reynolds, Michael Rich, Thomas Roth, Simon Schaefer, Andrew Schmidt, Isaac Scroggins, John Siegel, Thomas Slayton, Brent Taylor, Jacob Thomas, Stephen Tonnis, Kevin Unkrich and Benjamin York.

Second honors: Andrew Ahlers, Frank Bauer V, Rodney Burton, Brandon Copenhaver, Aaron Cramer, Alexander Dahl, Alexander Dwyer, Samuel Garrity, Benjamin Glines, Griffin Hargis, Spencer Helwig, John Klare, Paul Klusmeier, Justin Lennon, Daniel Luken, Andrew Mooney, Theodore Piercy, Justin Roenker, Eric Spoelker, Nicholaus Urbaetis and Khameron Wilcox.

Juniors First honors: Andrew Berling, Isaac Busken-Jovanovich, Nathaniel Chipman, Carson Curry, Jack Ellerhorst, Benjamin Fahey, Nathan Haberthy, Ryan Hadley, Joseph Heyob, Justin Hobing, Timothy Kemper Jr., Benjamin Klare, Benjamin Kleeman, Arthur Lynch, Conner Murphy, Noah Olson, Kevin Polking, Craig Sander, Zachary

Schmucker, Austin Scroggins, John Talbot, Austin Tinsley, Matthew Weiskittel, Matthew Whitacre, Ryan Yeazell and Jason Zheng. Second honors: Chad Archdeacon, Andrew Bergmann, Nicholas Betsch, Benjamin Brookhart, Mason Brunst, John D'Alessandro Jr., Alexander Eyers, Matthew Hanson, Matthew Hein, Alex Helmers, Glen Hird, Jonathon Jung, Robert Jung Jr., Joseph Kluener, David Kraemer, Kevin Kraemer, Michael Lanter, Andrew Martin, Matthew Moore, Jorge Naciff-Campos, Bradley Osuna, Marvin Raneses, Joseph Schneider, Matthew Schramm, Bryce Schwierling, Evan Stifel, Brian Strawser and Rowan Villaver.

Seniors First honors: Matthew Ahrnsen, Julio Almanza, Alexander Burgess, Robert

Crawford, John Delisio, Dominic DiCarlo, Stephen Haffner, Ryan Helmers, Nikita Latushka, Christopher Merz, Matthew Mooney, Mark Panning, Jack Schanz, Joshua Schraivogel, Michael Sohngen, Michael Tekulve, Robert Thomas, De'Sean Weber, John York and Eric Zins. Second honors: Patrick Armbruster, Joseph Bergmann, Paul Bissmeyer Jr., Charles Bowman, Thomas Callahan, Jesse Clark, Samuel Day, Kyle Denman, William Deters, Jacob Garbon, Adam Greivenkamp, Michael Hautman, Brian Hoernschemeyer, Devon Hoesl, Matthew Keller, Jacob Luken, Grant Lynch, Thomas Mitchell, Samuel Reilly, Zachary Ruter, Mitchell Sander, Joshua Schirmer, Adam Schupp, Michael Spoelker and Devonte Stewart.



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La Salle bursts out of the block

By Nick Dudukovich

With track and field season underway, here is a look at the runners, jumpers, sprinters, and vaulters leading their Northwest Press teams in the 2013 season.

La Salle

Just one meet into the season, and the La Salle Lancers have already made headlines. Senior standout Jaleel Hytchye, broke La Salle grad and NFL wide receiver DeVier Posey’s record in the 200-meter dash at the La Salle Legends Meet March 30. Hytchye ran the race in 21.51 seconds, which broke Posey’s mark of 21.78 set in 2008. “He wasn’t expecting to run this fast this early because we haven’t really begun to do any quality work this early in the season,” head coach Frank Russo told Gannett News Service. The 200 was Hytchye’s fourth race of the day. He placed first in the 200 and 100 meter races, and anchored the first-place, 4x200 relay. LaSalle won the meet, finishing first out of 18 teams. Hytchye used the 2012 campaign to garner GCL Runner of the Year recognition. He qualified for state in the 100-and 200meter dash. Junior Tim Bell also returns for coach Frank Russo after placing fifth in the high jump at last spring’s regional meet. Bell was also the GCL champ in the high and long jumps. The Lancers should also score points in field events thanks to return of senior Alex Murray, who was a regional qualifier in the pole vault. Seniors Myron Hampton (400 relay), Jacob McNamara (3,200 meters) and Jonathon Campbell (hurdles) will blend with sophomores Adam Franklin (400, 800 relay), Tyler Harmon (300 hurdles), and Kevin Ferguson (long jump, sprints) to make La Salle a formidable opponent yet again, as the Lancers try to win their 17th GCL title under Russo. The Lancers began the season ranked second in’s Division I preseason coaches’ poll.


The Knights and coach Lori

Spence return with two returning state qualifiers back in senior Jamiel Trimble and DaVohn Jackson. Trimble, who has committed to Air Force, will handle hurdle duties, just as he did last season. Trimble picked up where he left off in 2012 by taking first place in the 100 and 300 hurdles at the La Salle Legends Meet March 30. Jackson will handle sprinting duties, along with Dominick Williams. The Knights’ speed was on display at the Legends meet with Northwest taking first place in the 4x100. In mid-distance events, Myles Pringle should score points in the 800, while senior Rasheen Jones returns for one last go-round in the discus before he graduates and heads south on I-75 to play football for the UC Bearcats. Nortwest is ranked No. 7 in’s Division I preseason coaches’ poll. The Lady Knights should be improved with a greater roster numbers. Spence is in her third year at Northwest and since she took over, the girls team has grown from 15 student athletes to 36. The Knights should be competitive in sprint events, with Quorri Newman, Alexus Murphy and Autumn Beverly taking to the blocks. Dora Williams should also help at hurdles.


More than 160 students at Colerain High School signed up for track and field this spring, which is one of the largest turnouts in school history, according to coach Jeff Woltz. The Cardinals feature a lot of returning experience, with the boys looking to pick up where they left off in sprint events, and the girls looking to excel in the shot and disc. “Kids are buying in, understanding expectations and we should be able to make a good run this year,” Woltz said by email. For the boys, Jordan Asberry could be one to watch in sprint events, while senior University of Tennessee football commit Dylan Wiesman returns in the shot and disc. The girls will get a lift in distance events with the return of

McAuley’s Taylor Bove tosses will be counted on in sprint events, as well as the discus. The Mohawks are ranked No. 2 in the preseason coaches’ poll. FILE PHOTO

senior Kristen Seiler, who is committed to Butler University. Seiller will run the 800-, 1,600- and 3,200-meter races, while Christina Haffey clears the hurdles and Erin Sherrer throws shot and disc. Other returning varsity members include Julie Bolden, Elijah Campbell, Maiya Carrington, Ross Demmel, Calvin Hester, Cole Hester, Finest Johnson, Tim Jones, DeJuan Lang, Brandon Minner, Hosea Murphy, Marcus Price, Cassidy Smith, Kayley Tepe, Hailey Tobler, Hannah Tobler, Kelly White and Ryan Williamson. The girls open the season ranked No. 8 in the D-I coaches’ poll, while the boys are ranked 10th.


The McAuley Mohawks return under head coach Ron Russo, who’s entering his 25th season, as the program tries to win its third consecutive Girls’ Greater Cincinnati League Championship. Contributing seniors, mixed with underclassmen talent have given rise to high expectations. According to Russo, his team is well represented in almost every event, so scoring should be spread across the 17 events

La Salle’s Jaleel Hytchye opened the season by breaking the 200-meter dash record of former Lancer and NFL wide receiver DeVier Posey March 30. Hytchye crossed the line in 21.51 seconds (Posye’s mark was 21.78). FILE PHOTO

scheduled for every meet. The girls will be led by Taylor Bove, who will anchor sprints, while also trying to pick up where she left off in the discus. Bove will joined by reigning GGCL high-jump champion Jordyn Thiery. Thiery will help in the 400, 800 and 4x800 events. Thiery’s teammates on the 4x800, sophomore McKenzie Pfeifer and junior Kate Olding, will factor into middle/distance events, while sophomore Sydney Lambert can compete in sprints, as well as the 800. Freshman Sydney Kreimer and Natalie Lienhart will look to earn their stripes in the middle/ distance vents, while seniors Brenna Silver and Claire Tonnis fly up into the sky in the pole vault. Reigning GGCL long jump champion Rebecca Ashton should also spark the Mohawks in the field. As a team, McAuley was district-runner up last year, and are favorites again, ranked No. 2 in’s Division I preseason coaches’ poll.

Roger Bacon

The girls of Roger Bacon return in 2013 after Lauren Krebs used her junior season to earn first-team all-GGCL Central

honors in the discus, while also garnering honorable mention in the shot. The Lady Spartans could also be strong in the pole vault, with senior Ali Doll set to return. According to coach Michael Braun, 10 of the squad’s 18 runners are returning this spring. Junior Halley Dawson will handle sprints, while senior Annie Spinneweber will help set the pace in distance events. Sophomore Rebecca DeBurger should also add points to the scoreboard in middle/distance events. “The girls’ team is very young, but driven to be successful,” Braun said by email. “Their hard work in practice and teamwork will pay off this season for them.” For the boys, four GCL firstteamers are listed on this year’s roster as the squad defends its GCL Central championship. Junior Dontez Lindsey was recognized in the 400, while Bailey Rolsen was honored in the 1,600. In the field, junior Stewart Barnes was named first-team in the discus. Senior Kevin Anneken was first-team in the pole vault. The Spartans will also beneSee BLOCK, Page A9


Sportsman: Game on

La Salle graduate Josh Dangel, prepares for his turn in the pole vault during the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational at the University of Cincinnati March 30. The UC junior set a personal record with a vault of 17 feet, 6.25 inches. That mark currently ranks sixth in the nation. TERRENCE HUGE/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS

The fifth-annual Community Press and Recorder Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Award nomination period for the 2013 award is now open, running though Wednesday, April 17. Go to Click on the Sportsman of the Year icon to get to the nomination forms. The sports staff seeks starting, stand-out athletes of great character and strong academic standing to represent each newspaper as its Sportsman or Sportswoman of the Year. Readers will nominate these junior or senior athletes via, names that will be verified through the school as meet-

ing the criteria and placed on ballots for the public’s vote. Readers can vote once a day for their favorite athlete. Winners for 2013 will receive two Reds tickets courtesy of the Cincinnati Reds, a certificate and a story to be published in a late June edition. The nominations and voting are done online at Neither the articles, nominations forms nor ballots will count against the meter, so you do not have to be a Cincinnati Enquirer/ subscriber to nominate or vote on your favorite candidate. Email with questions and follow the hashtag #SOY2013 for updates on Twitter.


» McAuley beat Badin, 13-0,

in five innings. Rachael Oakley was 3-4 with a double and three RBIs. On April 3, the Mohawks beat Seton 6-0. Emily Schute and Abbey Meister each tripled. Oakley was 3-4 with an RBI. The squad followed up with a 10- victory against Western Brown April 4. Alli Cimino was 4-4 with a home run, two doubles and three RBIs. » Roger Bacon defeated Winton Woods 13-5 behind Ashton Lindner’s 15 strikeouts. The pitcher helped her own cause with three RBIs. Lyndie Mesina and Brittany Jerger each drove in two runs.


» Brad Burkhart picked up his first win of the season as La Salle beat Conner 14-0 March 30. Senior AJ Petri was 2-2 with three RBIs.

» Mount Healthy beat Riverview East, 10-7, April 1. Senior Jon Shelly was 3-4 with two RBIs.

Boys Track and field

» La Salle hit the ground running by winning the La Salle Legends Meet March 30. Jaleel Hytchye won the 100- and 200meter dash events. The 4x200 relay also took first. On April 4, La Salle won the Fairfield Invitational. Tim Bell (100, long jump, high jump), Jaleel Hytchye (400) Pierre Hunter (800), Jon Campbell (3,200, 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles), Kenny McNeal (disc) and Alex Murray (pole vault) won their respective individual events. » Northwest’s Jamiel Trimble won the 110 and 300 hurdles at the La Salle Legends Meet March 30 . The 4x100 relay also took first.




Roger Bacon senior Christine Volz is surrounded by family and friends as she signs her letter of intent to join the Owls of Southern Connecticut State. Christine will be a member of the nationally-ranked gymnastics team at SCSU where they compete against some of the top programs in the sport, including Division I programs. THANKS TO SUE HUERKAMP


“Last year we have a good freshman team and I hope I will carry over to this season,” said coach Thom Maxwell. The boys team is hoping that recovery from injuries and momentum from a good cross country season will propel the Owls to a successful track and field season. Mid-distance runner Greg Green provides senior leadership. Mike Thomas leads the sprinters, while pole vaulter David Kuhlmann and shot putter Lawrence Thompson lead the field eventers. Sophomore distance runners Chandler

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fit from junior Tommy Lawlor running distance events.

Mt. Healthy

The girls team is counting on young athletes to make an immediate impact at the varsity level. LaShawnda Dobb, Shaqualia Gutter, Unique Walker, N’Dia Bonner, Khalia Pouncy lead the Owls. Sprinting and hurdling events will be the team’s strengths.

Horton and Chaz Jones are expected to contribute. “Our distance has really improved,” said coach Ken Meibers. “Our kids are really working hard.”

St. Xavier

The Bombers will score most of their points in distance events. Senior Jake Grabowski leads the distance group, along with junior Evan Stifel. Senior long and high jumper Trevor Brinkmann returns to lead the field eventers.

Adam Turer contributed to this report.

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On Earth Day, care about our air

Clean air is the one thing that humans cannot live without for more than a few seconds. We rely on clean air in order to survive, but throughout history, we’ve had air pollution. Our air quality has improved in the past few decades, but we must continue to do our share for cleaner air. You can help improve air quality this Earth Day by becoming more energy efficient. When you conserve water and electricity, you reduce the

need for burning fossil fuels. Turn off and unplug unused appliances and televisions, reduce shower time, run Megan washing maHummel COMMUNITY PRESS chines and dishwashers GUEST COLUMNIST only at a full load and switch to CFL blubs. Vehicles are the number one source of air pollution in

the Greater Cincinnati area. You can reduce air pollution from car emissions by driving only when necessary, combining vehicle trips, taking the bus, carpooling and by not idling. Leaving the car on while parked or not in use wastes gas and pollutes the air. Call 513-946-7754 to request a free anti-idling reminder window cling for your vehicles or anti-idling signs for your school, park or business. By becoming more energy

efficient, you can help continue to improve air quality. To learn more ways you can work to improve air quality, join us for Sawyer Point’s Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 20, from noon to 5 p.m. Be sure to visit us! We will have a booth offering flyers and fun games. To see everywhere we will be visiting for Earth Month, like us on Facebook. Megan Hummel is the public relations coordinator for the Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency.

CH@TROOM Last week’s question Planners expect people to drive or take a bus to one of the stations along a proposed commuter rail line from downtown Cincinnati to Milford. Would you ride a commuter train to downtown for work or a Reds or Bengals game if you had to drive or take a bus to get to a train station? Why or why not?

“Taking a bus or car to a train station is fine. But the parking there needs to be free for those riding the trains. These trains need to faster, cheaper and more convenient than driving and parking down town. At least it makes some sense versus the now $200 million dollar ‘folly trolley’ proposed for downtown. However with the advent of hybrid buses and more people working from home there may be less people going into a downtown office every day. For the Bengals and Reds the train ride might be more fun and safer. A ‘train tail gate’ could be of interest. Go Figure!” T.D.T.

“Let’s get the intelligencechallenged ‘planners’ to install streetcars to the commuter train ... problem solved!” J.G.

“Sorry, but I can’t help observing that this seems like a totally stupid idea (driving or taking a bus to a commuter rail line station on the route from Cincinnati to Milford) Before I retired, there was a time when I worked in the Chiquita Center downtown, and on many occa-

NEXT QUESTION A federal judge ruled April 5 that age restrictions on overthe-counter sales of the morning-after pill must end within 30 days. Should there be age restrictions on the morning-after pill? Why or why not? Every week we ask readers a question they can reply to via e-mail. Send your answers to with Chatroom in the subject line.

sions I took a Metro bus from Anderson Township downtown since I really didn’t need my car during the day. That worked fine for me. But this proposal is nothing like that. We still have the Metro buses running that route I took years ago, and I’m sure Metro has other buses from different locations going downtown. Why wouldn’t that work? Do we really need a commuter rail line?” Bill B.

“It takes me about 25 minutes to drive to downtown and most of the time I park for free near P&G if it is in the evening or on the weekend. It might take another 10 minutes to walk to the stadium. So why would I drive 10 minutes to catch transportation, wait at least 10 minutes for it to arrive and travel for at least 40 minutes to get downtown. Public transportation is usually much slower than driving because it stops to pick up others. Commuting to work would avoid the traffic and presumably the cost of parking as

well as giving me time to work or read on the public transit. I think I would use it for work but not at other times. I have used the bus for the Cincinnati Wine Festival to avoid DUI issues.” F.S.D.

“Anytime I can hop on public transportation to attend a large event downtown I will do that. I have been on rail systems in other cities and the speed and smooth ride makes the commute enjoyable. Event parking pricing downtown is outrageous, and spending $20 to park blocks from any sports venue in some gravel, weeded lot is a crime.” O.R.

“I would ride a commuter train to downtown for work or to go down on the weekends for entertainment of a ball game. Driving a short distance to the train station would not be a problem, as long as the parking was secure or not in some really bad section of town. “Trains in cities like Chicago or New York connect the outlying areas to the downtowns and are typically efficient and would allow me to avoid the traffic jams of ball games, plus I could read or do something else, other than road raging all the way downtown. I think it would be a better investment than the current street car proposal as far as spurring economic development both along the line and in the downtown. I.P.

about encouraging people to ride the train there are many things they can learn from Europe. For example, I know of one city where having a theatre ticket entitles you to ride the train free and parking at the station is free. This becomes a ‘no brain’ decision provided the train service is frequent enough.” D.R.

“Being raised going to Wrigley Field via the L-train I have a bias toward the advantages of mass transportation. When you factored in time (the L being faster) and the savings when comparing a relatively cheap mode of transport vs. exorbitant parking there was no question about which way to go. That being said, with the lack of good mass transit in this region the smartest way is to load the car, split the parking fees and hoof the several blocks to one of the events. I would like to get back to letting someone else drive, but the time is not now.” “Driving to the train station and parking in order to board the train would not be a problem for me. That’s the way it works in the San Francisco Bay Area, Long Island and South Florida. The probability of me riding that train is not high since access to downtown via Route 50 is rarely a problem. My concern is not so much getting to the station as it is where the train is going to drop me off. If it’s in close proximity of my destination, then I may take a ride !” D.J.H

“If planners are serious

Time to fix the Rumpke problem

Property Owners Want Equal Rights wishes to thank the Ohio EPA, the Southwest Air Quality Agency and the Hamilton County Department of Health for intently listening to Colerain residents share concerns about the impact the illegal odors coming from Rumpke landfill are having on their health and quality of life. POWER wants to also thank all the local media outlets who came to the public hearing to redirect attention on the problem that has gone unresolved for years and places an unreasonable burden on local residents. Ohio law says that the owner of a sanitary landfill shall operate the facility in such a manner that it does not create a nuisance or health hazard. It further defines nuisance anything which is injurious to human health; interferes with the comfortable enjoyment of life or property; and affects a com-

munity, neighborhood, or any number of persons. The Hamilton County Health Department data 2012 annual report Rich McVay COMMUNITY PRESS reveals odor complaints GUEST COLUMNIST have risen by 400 percent over the last two years and 95 percent of the odor complaints are due to foul gases leaving the subsurface fire. The noxious odors coming from the landfill are the byproduct of the subsurface fire that has grown to about 56 acres in size and landfill management has no plan to solve the problem. During the public hearing, speaker after speaker asked for the basic problem to be solved and to not mask the problem with a questionable chemical that is impacting



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their quality of lives. Your township neighbors voiced overwhelming objection to masking the problem versus solving the basic cause of the nuisance odors that are a violation of Ohio law. Many of your neighbors shared how the chemicals are having a negative impact on their quality of life, especially since the summer of June of 2012 when the current chemical spray was introduced without public notice. The consensus of the residents attending the public hearing is that the basic problem needs to be solved and not masked with another chemical that they are being forced to breathe. Your neighbors have asked the EPA to deny the permit to increase the spray of deodorizer by 300 percent and cease in its use. While the basic cause of the subsurface fire/reaction has not been pinpointed, Ohio EPA

documents suggest the subsurface fire/reaction may have started in 2009 in an attempt to increase gas production for commercial sale. The Ohio EPA director has cited Rumpke Sanitary Landfill on Hughes Road and issued new orders for compliance at least twice since the subsurface fire first started and a $98,000 fine. Rumpke appears to have run out of solutions. It is time for government agencies to step in and demand that this problem is solved once and for all. We recognize that landfills are a necessity. However, we must insist that landfill operators/owners comply with Federal, state and local laws. This is true whether you live near the landfill or you only worry about your garbage being picked up.

Rich McVay is a member of Property Owners Want Equal Rights. He lives in Colerain Township.

5556 Cheviot Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45247 phone: 923-3111 fax: 853-6220 email: web site:

Reduce, reuse, recycle and compost In 1970, the first Earth Day was celebrated in the United States as a bipartisan congressional effort, bringing environmental concerns front and center. Since 1970, Earth Day has grown to be celebrated in 184 countries and reaching millions of people. Although the magnitude of the day has grown, the original goal of teaching citizens how to live sustainably has remained the same. This Earth Day and every day, you can celebrate the Earth by reducing, reusing, recycling and composting. By reducing the amount of waste created, you can save material, energy and Holly prevent Christmann COMMUNITY PRESS pollution and waste. GUEST COLUMNIST You can reduce waste by buying products in bulk or with less packaging, by borrowing, renting or sharing items with others and by reusing items. Consider buying reusable bags or reusable containers or shopping at a local thrift store. When you reuse, you reduce waste and cost. Recycling also helps to reduce waste and pollution. Using recycled materials in the manufacturing process conserves energy, saves natural resources and reduces pollution. Remember, not everything is recyclable in your curbside bin or cart. For a complete list of what can be recycled and outlets for odd items, call our recycling hotline at 513-9467766 or visit Composting is nature’s way of recycling. Backyard composting is a great way to use yard trimmings and food scraps to provide a free soil amendment. For more information on how you can start composting today, visit If you choose not to backyard compost, bring yard trimmings to our free drop-offs open on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Bzak Landscaping, Kuliga Park and Rumpke Sanitary Landfill. These are just a few ways you can live sustainably this Earth Day. Learn more about how you can improve the Earth by joining us for Sawyer Point’s Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 20, from noon to 5 p.m. Stop by to talk with us about your recycling and composting efforts. Holly Christmann is the program manager for the Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District.

Northwest Press Editor Jennie Key, 853-6272 Office hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday See page A2 for additional contact information.





Firefighters salute after a wreath is placed on the grave of Colerain Fire Capt. Robin Broxterman, who died with fellow firefighter Brian Schira battling a house fire five years ago. JENNIE KEY/THE COMMUNITY PRESS


Don Broxterman watches firefighters prepare to lay a wreath on his daughter’s grave. Robin Broxterman died fighting a fire in Colerain Township on April 4, 2008. JENNIE KEY/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Honoring fallen firefighters Community remembers five year anniversary of fatal Colerain Twp. fire

Firefighters, co-workers, family and friends remembered Colerain Township Firefighter Brian Schira and Capt. Robin Broxterman five years after they were killed when a floor collapsed while they were fighting an early morning house fire in Colerain Township on April 4, 2008. There was a wreath laying ceremony at Spring Grove Cemetery where a Colerain Township Fire Department honor guard laid a wreath at Broxterman’s grave and staff from the Western Hills Home Depot, where Schira worked, held an early morning candlelight flag ceremony in front of the store on the fifth anniversary of his death. Schira was working full-time at Home Depot and part-time at both the Colerain Township and Delhi Township fire departments. “The easiest thing is to try and forget the painful event,” former co-worker and ceremony organizer Kathi Boland said. “It was heartrending. There were people who worked here all over the store crying. But it’s important not to forget because he made the sacrifice for people’s safety and we wanted to honor that.” Each year on April 4 since

Schira’s death Home Depot employees retire the flag that waves in front of the store and replace it with a new one. At the base of the flagpole is a granite stone bearing the inscription: “In memory of Brian Schira, Firefighter and Home Depot Associate, Fallen 4-4-2008, Always in our Hearts, 3822.” Green Township District Chief Ed Thomas keeps Schira and other fallen firefighters close to his heart. Inside the hat of his dress uniform, tucked into a plastic sleeve, is a photo of Schira and other firefighters who died. “His memory will never fade,” he said, revealing the photographs. “Every time I put on this hat, I say a prayer for those firefighters.” Photos of Schira and Broxterman hang in Colerain Township Fire Houses. Colerain Fire Chief Bruce Smith says his department will always remember April 4, 2008. “We lost two family members, two very good friends,” Smith said. “It’s important … to remember how dangerous this job really is. We can’t take anything for granted. By remembering the loss of our good friends and fellow workers, I think we are a little likely to keep those important things in mind.”

Green Township Fire Chief Ed Thomas says a few words about former fire fighter Brian Schira who perished in a fire in 2008. MONICA BOYLSON/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

A bouquet of flowers was placed at the Brian Schira Memorial at the Western Hills Home Depot. MONICA BOYLSON/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Tucked into the hat of Green Township Fire Chief Ed Thomas is a photo of Schira and other firefighters who have died. MONICA BOYLSON/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Receiving photos of Brian Schira from Home Depot, from left, are Colerain Tonwship Fire Capt. Shawn Stacy, Delhi Township Fire Capt. Jon Helmes and Green Township Fire Chief Ed Thomas. MONICA BOYLSON/THE COMMUNITY PRESS


THINGS TO DO IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD THURSDAY, APRIL 11 Dance Classes Waltz Classes, 7 p.m., Parky’s Farm Hayloft Barn, 10073 Daly Road, Beginner-level dance class open to all capable ages. Wear smooth-soled shoes. With instructors Betty and Estil Owens. Free. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 671-7219; Springfield Township. Square Dance Lessons, 7:309:30 p.m., Forest Park Activity Center, 651 W. Sharon Road, Low-impact activity to improve your mind, body and spirit. Ages 9 and up. $5. Presented by Happy Time Squares. 232-1303. Forest Park.

Exercise Classes Hatha Yoga, 9:15 a.m., Colerain Township Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Daytime class ages 50 and up on Thursdays. Evening class ages 18 and up on Mondays. Bring mat and engage in stretching, breathing and relaxing techniques. $5. 741-8802; Colerain Township. Pilates Class, 6:30 p.m., Colerain Township Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Improve strength, flexibility, balance, control and muscular symmetry. Instructor Celine Kirby leads core-strengthening exercises using bands and weights. Bring yoga mat. Family friendly. $5. 741-8802; Colerain Township.

FRIDAY, APRIL 12 Farmers Market Lettuce Eat Well Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m., Cheviot United Methodist Church, 3820 Westwood Northern Blvd., Locally produced food items. Free. Presented by Lettuce Eat Well. 481-1914; Cheviot.

Music - Rock Witness, 7:30 p.m., The Underground, 1140 Smiley Ave., With Beneath the Destruction, Then They Believed and others. Doors open 7 p.m. $8. 825-8200; Forest Park.

Support Groups GrandFamilies: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, 1-2:30 p.m., Family Life Center, 703 Compton Road, Support from caring leaders for challenges of parenting second time around. Free. Registration required. 931-5777. Finneytown.

SATURDAY, APRIL 13 Education Portable Production Video Workshop, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Waycross Community Media, 2086 Waycross Road, Everything you need to know to produce your own program. Highlights include DV camcorder etiquette and usage, optimal audio in small spaces, portable threepoint lighting and shot composition. $50, $25 residents. Registration required. 825-2429; Forest Park.

Exercise Classes Zumba Kids Dance Fitness Class, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Great Commission Bible Church, 10200 Hamilton Ave., Family Life Center. Healthy program featuring explosion of music, dance and energy. Ages 4-12. $4. 851-4946; Mount Healthy.

Home & Garden Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District Yard Trimmings Drop-Off, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Kuliga Park, 6717 Bridgetown Road, Hamilton County residents can drop off yard trimmings for free. Free. Presented by Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District. 598-3089; Green Township. Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District Yard Trimmings Drop-Off, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Rumpke Sanitary Landfill, 3800 Struble Road, Hamilton County residents can drop off yard trimmings for free. Free. Presented by Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District. 851-0122; Colerain Township.

Music - Rock Cast Out, 7:30 p.m., The Un-


derground, 1140 Smiley Ave., With Living Dead Boy, Philip Romeo and Cass Robinns, Great Train Robbery and Lauren Pascal. Doors open 7 p.m. $8. 825-8200; Forest Park.

An Affair to Remember at the Derby, 5 p.m., McAuley High School, 6000 Oakwood Ave., Mansion transformed into Churchill Downs. Bob Herzog, WKRC-TV (Channel 12) news anchor, emcee. Reception and hors d’oeuvres at nearby Laurel Court Estate. Gourmet dinner, called and silent auctions. Benefits McAuley High School. $180 couple, $90 per person. Reservations required. 681-1800 ext. 1117; College Hill.

Recreation Parent/Child Golf Tournament, 8 a.m., Meadow Links and Golf Academy, 10999 Mill Road, Registration required online by April 10. Nine-hole event comprised of a three-hole scramble format, three-hole best ball format and three-hole alternate shot format. $35 per team. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 825-3701; Forest Park. Outdoor Archery, 2 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Adventure Outpost. Registration required online by April 11. Basics of shooting a compound bow plus target practice. Archers must be able to pull a minimum of 10 pounds draw weight. With certified archery instructor. Ages 8 and up. Adult must accompany ages 8-17. $15, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; Springfield Township. Glow Disc Golf, 8:30-10 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Bring your own disc or Frisbee, or rent one. $5, $5 to rent glow disc; vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521- Registration required online by April 11. 7275; Springfield Township.

SUNDAY, APRIL 14 Auctions Beer Stein, Breweriana and German Heritage Auction, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Germania Society of Cincinnati, 3529 W. Kemper Road, Auction features 200-plus beer steins, including mettlachs, antique pottery and glass steins. Breweriana items: pre- and post-prohibition items from Cincinnati and other area breweries. Rookwood pieces and German items. Refreshments available. Benefits Germania Society Building Fund. Free admission. 367-2150; Colerain Township.

Home & Garden Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District Yard Trimmings Drop-Off, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Kuliga Park, Free. 598-3089; Green Township. Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District Yard Trimmings Drop-Off, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Rumpke Sanitary Landfill, Free. 851-0122; Colerain Township.

Recreation Climbing Basics, 2 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Adventure Outpost. Registration required online by April 11. Outdoor class covers basic knots, equipment use and climbing technique. Participants will then climb a 23-foot rock wall. All equipment provided. For Ages 8 to adult. $8, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; Springfield Township.

Religious - Community Parish Mission, 7-8 p.m., Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 17 Farragut Road, Parish renewal led by Friar Justin Belitz, OFM, an internationally known lecturer and author. A description of the “life mechanism” present in every human being. Each evening program is repeated the next morning, except for the last program. Friar Belitz will give the sermon at all Masses April 13 and April 15. 825-8626; Greenhills.

MONDAY, APRIL 15 Exercise Classes Hatha Yoga, 6:30 p.m., Colerain Township Community Center, $5. 741-8802; Colerain Township. Pilates Class, 11 a.m., Colerain Township Community Center, $5. 741-8802; Colerain Township. Cardio Dance Party, 7:45-8:45 p.m., Cincinnati Dance and Movement Center, 880 Compton Road, Incorporates variety of dance styles, including jazz, hip hop, Latin, jive and more


The Germania Society is hosting its eighth Beer Stein, Breweriana and German Heritage Auction from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 14, with the auction beginning at noon. Held in the Germania Society Klubhaus, the auction is a family-friendly event that is open to the public. Funds raised at the auction will benefit Germania Society's Building Fund. Pictured is a rare Jung Brewery lithograph will be offered at the Germania Auction. For more information, call 367-2150 or visit PROVIDED. danced to popular music. $10. Registration required. Presented by Cardio Dance Party. 617-9498; Springfield Township.

Music - Blues Blues and Jazz Jam, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Poor Michael’s, 11938 Hamilton Ave., Featuring rotating musicians each week. Free. 825-9958. Springfield Township.

Religious - Community Parish Mission, 9-10 a.m. and 7-8 p.m., Our Lady of the Rosary Church, The discipline of meditative prayer and how it can direct and control the “life mechanism. “ 825-8626; Greenhills.

Support Groups Made to Crave, 7-8:30 p.m., Family Life Center, 703 Compton Road, Reach your healthy goals and grow closer to God through the process. Helpful companion to use alongside whatever healthy eating approach you choose. Free. 931-5777. Finneytown. Crohn’s & Colitis Support, 7-8:30 p.m., Family Life Center, 703 Compton Road, Patients with Crohn’s, Colitis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and their families, invited to provide mutual support and learn from speakers how to cope with these diseases. Family friendly. Registration required. 931-5777; care-and-support/family-lifecenter-support-groups/. Finneytown. Under One Roof Again, 7-8:30 p.m., Family Life Center, 703 Compton Road, Participants gain insights on issues that arise when parent-child relationships become adult-adult ones in same house. Find support and strategies for making transition, whether for long or short haul, peaceably. Free. Registration required. 931-5777. Finneytown.

TUESDAY, APRIL 16 Dance Classes

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Religious - Community Parish Mission, 9-10 a.m. and 7-8 p.m., Our Lady of the Rosary Church, How to use meditation to know God’s will and achieve those goals. 825-8626; Greenhills.

Senior Citizens Zumba Gold, 1-2 p.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road, Modified Zumba for seniors and beginners with standing and chair participation. For seniors. $3, $25 for 10 classes. Presented by Deb’s Fitness Party. 205-5064; Green Township.

Support Groups Divorce Support Group, 7-9 p.m., Family Life Center, 703 Compton Road, Information on getting over loss of partner, grief over being single, giving up unrealistic expectations that lead to unneeded guilt and frustration, developing strong support system and sources of self-esteem. Free. Registration required. 931-5777. Finneytown.

THURSDAY, APRIL 18 Dance Classes Waltz Classes, 7 p.m., Parky’s Farm Hayloft Barn, Free. 6717219; Springfield Township. Square Dance Lessons, 7:309:30 p.m., Forest Park Activity Center, $5. 232-1303. Forest Park.

Exercise Classes

New Beginner Western Square Dancing Class, 7:309:30 p.m., Parky’s Farm Hayloft Barn, 10073 Daly Road, No experience necessary. Free, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 860-4746; Springfield Township.

Hatha Yoga, 9:15 a.m., Colerain Township Community Center, $5. 741-8802; Colerain Township. Pilates Class, 6:30 p.m., Colerain Township Community Center, $5. 741-8802; Colerain Township.

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Health / Wellness

Parish Mission, 9-10 a.m. and 7-8 p.m., Our Lady of the Rosary Church, How to use meditation to build faith and/or develop positive attitudes. 825-8626; Greenhills.

Health Seminar, 6 p.m., Mercy Hospital Mount Airy, 2446 Kipling Ave., Learn how to prevent injury to hands and arms and discuss treatment options for common hand and arm ailments. Presented by Mercy Health and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Free. Presented by Mercy Health Partners. 956-3729; Mount Airy.

Senior Citizens Medicare Seminar, 2-3 p.m., Triple Creek Retirement Community, 11230 Pippin Road, Ask experts about medicare, medicaid, and insurance benefits. For seniors. Free. Reservations required. Presented by Building your Future. 851-0601; Colerain Township.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17 Exercise Classes Zumba Toning, 7:15 p.m., Colerain Township Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Targeted body sculpting exercises and high energy cardio

Literary - Poetry Teen Poetry Contest Workshop, 4 p.m., Groesbeck Branch Library, 2994 W. Galbraith Road, Learn how to craft original poems. Ages 12-18. Free. 3694454; Colerain Township.

Music - Religious Saving Grace, 7 p.m., The Underground, 1140 Smiley Ave., With Those Who Fear, Ark of the Covenant, All Became New,

Rose Hill and Colour of Amber. Doors open 7 p.m. VIP receives earl entry at 5:45 p.m. $20 VIP; $13, $10 advance. 825-8200; Forest Park.

Religious - Community Parish Mission, 9-10 a.m. and 7-8 p.m., Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Love and conscience. 825-8626; Greenhills.

FRIDAY, APRIL 19 Art & Craft Classes Painted Pots Week, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, 3455 Poole Road, Clay pots available on Nature Niche’s porch. Participants decorate planting pots and leave for staff to hang in the trees or take home for a small fee. Free unless pot is taken home, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; Colerain Township.

Dining Events Spring German Show, 5:30-11 p.m., Donauschwaben Haus, 4290 Dry Ridge Road, Optional stuffed pork chop dinner served before show 5:30-7 p.m. Cash bar and Servatti desserts and pretzels available. Artists to perform: Birgit Pless (Karnten), Duo Leuchtfeuer (Friesland) and Die Ansbachtaler (Thuringen). $24 dinner and show, $15 show only. Presented by Donauschwaben Society. 451-6452; Colerain Township.

Farmers Market Lettuce Eat Well Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m., Cheviot United Methodist Church, Free. 481-1914; Cheviot.

On Stage - Student Theater Suessical, 8 p.m., Winton Woods High School, 1231 W. Kemper Road, Musical adaptation of books of Dr. Suess including “Horton Hears a Who!,” “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and “Green Eggs and Ham.” $7-$8. 619-2420; Forest Park.

Senior Citizens AARP Driver Safety Class, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Triple Creek Retirement Community, 11230 Pippin Road, Villa Clubhouse. Refresher course for drivers ages 50 and up. Reservations required. Presented by AARP Driver Safety Program. 851-4118; Colerain Township.

SATURDAY, APRIL 20 Art & Craft Classes Painted Pots Week, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, Free unless pot is taken home, vehicle permit required. 521-7275; Colerain Township.

Final Cut Pro Workshop, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Waycross Community Media, 2086 Waycross Road, Advanced non-linear editing course teaches techniques of editing on the Final Cut Pro digital editing system. Prerequisite: raw footage ready to edit into a program for cablecast. $25, $50. Registration required. 825-2429; Forest Park.

Exercise Classes Zumba Kids Dance Fitness Class, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Great Commission Bible Church, $4. 851-4946; Mount Healthy.

Home & Garden Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District Yard Trimmings Drop-Off, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Kuliga Park, Free. 598-3089; Green Township. Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District Yard Trimmings Drop-Off, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Rumpke Sanitary Landfill, Free. 851-0122; Colerain Township.

Music - Rock Self-ish, 7:30 p.m., The Underground, 1140 Smiley Ave., With Breakneck Pace, Hemingway, Death Before Disco and Unreliable. Doors open 7 p.m. $8. 825-8200; Forest Park.

Nature Keeping Bees, 1:30 p.m., Parky’s Farm, 10037 Daly Road, Learn about honeybee lifestyle, the important role they play in our lives and what’s going on inside the hives at this time of year. Ages 7 and older. Free, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; Springfield Township.

On Stage - Student Theater Suessical, 8 p.m., Winton Woods High School, $7-$8. 619-2420; Forest Park.

On Stage - Theater Murder Mystery Dinner, 6:30 p.m., Mill Race Banquet Center, 1515 W. Sharon Road, “Hog Haven.” Audience participation. Adults. $34. 50 plus tax; vehicle permit required. Registration required online. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. Through April 27. 521-7275; Springfield Township.

SUNDAY, APRIL 21 Art & Craft Classes Painted Pots Week, Noon-3 p.m., Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve,. 521-7275; Colerain Township.

Home & Garden Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District Yard Trimmings Drop-Off, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Kuliga Park, Free. 598-3089; Green Township. Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District Yard Trimmings Drop-Off, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Rumpke Sanitary Landfill, Free. 851-0122; Colerain Township.

Nature Green Backyard, 2 p.m., Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, 3455 Poole Road, Pin Oak Trail. Hike around the preserve to learn about conservation measures you can take for attracting wildlife, including hummingbird. Free, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; Colerain Township.



Rita shares chili and corn bread recipes

Jamie Carmody’s white chicken chili

I have made this myself and have used chicken thighs and yellow onion, with good results. The zucchini not only makes the chili appealing, looks-wise, it adds extra nutrition. Zucchini has vitamin A, found mostly in the skin, for eye health, along with potassium for heart and muscle health. 2-3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, chopped into spoon-sized pieces 2 14.5 oz. cans great northern beans, drained 1 medium white onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp. cumin 1 quart chicken broth 1 zucchini, small diced


Sauté onions in a large sauté pan for 3-4 minutes, until softened but not browned. If using, add the zucchini and cook 2-3 minutes. Add the garlic, cook for 1 minute then add the chicken and beans and stir. Add the seasonings, salt and pepper, stir and then add the chicken broth. Simmer over medium heat for 30 minutes. Serve with cornbread.

Cheesy cornbread Serves 8

2 tbsp. vegetable oil or bacon grease 1 cup yellow cornmeal 1 tbsp. all purpose flour 11⁄2tsp. baking powder 1 ⁄4 tsp. baking soda 1 ⁄4tsp. salt 1 cup buttermilk 1 large egg 1 cup colby jack, shredded (or any favorite) 1 pinch red chili flakes

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Heat oil or grease in a 8-inch cast iron skillet or muffin pan for 5 minutes by placing it in oven while the oven is warming. Combine cornmeal, flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl. In a separate bowl, mix the buttermilk and egg. Add the wet to the dry ingredients, stirring to combine. Add in the cheese and chili flakes and stir to combine. Pour into the hot skillet. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden, and slightly crunchy on top. Cool slightly and cut into 8 wedges.

Ham, turkey and cheese stromboli

I’ve gotten several requests for recipes to use that leftover ham.

Rita shares Jamie Carmody’s recipe for white chicken chili. THANKS TO RITA HEIKENFELD.

This is such a tasty recipe that it’s worth going to the deli if you don’t have ham and turkey in the refrigerator. 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed Dijon mustard 1 egg mixed with 1 tablespoon water 1 ⁄2pound thinly sliced ham 1 ⁄2pound thinly sliced turkey 1 generous cup shredded cheddar or Swiss cheese

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Unfold pastry on lightly floured surface. Roll into a 16-inch by 12-inch rectangle. With short side facing you, brush lightly with mustard, then layer meats on bottom half of pastry to within 1 inch of edge. Sprinkle with cheese. Starting at short side, roll up like jelly roll. Place seam side down onto sprayed baking sheet. Tuck ends under to seal. Brush with egg mixture. Bake about 25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from baking sheet and cool on rack about 10 minutes before serving.

Cheviot foundation donates to scholarships, non-profits Cheviot Savings Bank Charitable Foundation has recently approved donations to various nonprofit organizations and scholarships within the Tristate Area. The foundation board has approved $40,000 in scholarship funds to 20 area high schools throughout Hamilton County. The scholarship funds are for local high school students graduating in 2013. The 20 schools receiving the funds are: Anderson, Colerain, Elder, Harrison, La Salle, McAuley, Mother of Mercy, Oak Hills, Princeton, PurcellMarian, Seton, Summit Country Day, Taylor, Turpin, Walnut Hills, Western Hills, Winton Woods, Withrow and Woodward. Cheviot Savings Bank Charitable Foundation has provided scholarship dollars to the area high schools for over nine years totaling $400,000. The foundation has

also approved a donations to help support the Dan Beard Boy Scouts of America, Purcell Knights of Columbus, Samuel Bell Home for the Sightless, Freestore Foodbank, Parkinson’s Foundation, Working in Neighborhoods and other organizations.

The mission of the fundation is to support the community in as many ways possible. Education, housing, non-profit organizations and other entities are some of the ways that the Foundation has been able to assist those in need and in higher educational opportunities.

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Michelle, a Clermont County reader, wants to grow dill, but in containers. Dill has a long taproot so use a container that’s about 12 inches high. There are two varieties that grow well in containers: fernleaf grows up to 18 inches high and dukat grows up to 24 inches high. Both have lots of foliage and are slower to bolt than the taller varieties.

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GREEN TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS Mack Fire Inc. would like to invite all residents to participate in our annual fundraiser to help your fire department.

Zino Burger recipe. For Mark, a Glendale reader, who wants to share this with someone who helped him during an illness. “My caregiver really missed Zino’s and would love to have some of the old recipes, including the Zino burger or something similar.”

Beginning the week of April 9th, you will receive, by mail, tickets for this year’s Fundraiser/wish list. The drawing will be Thursday, May 23rd at 4:00pm For the Year 2013, Mack Fire Inc. would like to purchase the following items for the Green Township Fire and EMS.

1) Pediatric Emergency medical kits for ambulances 2) All CPR classes in Green Township. 3) Recertification of fire dog Rudy 4) “Flame-Sim” fireground computer simulation training system The money raised from the sale of these tickets and contributions from our sponsors will enable us to purchase these items.

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I have known Jamie Carmody for a while, and what an interesting and talented person she is. She is known throughout our area as a creative personal chef, cooking teacher and media personality. Jamie takes classic recipes and gives them a healthy twist. She was a guest on Rita my cable Heikenfeld show RITA’S KITCHEN (“Cooking with Rita” on Union Township community access) and made, among other yummies, a delicious chicken chili with cornbread on the side. I asked her to share for you. Get in touch with Jamie through her site

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FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH 8580 Cheviot Rd., Colerain Twp 741-7017 Gary Jackson, Senior Pastor 9:30am Sunday School (all ages) Sunday Morning Service 10:30am 6:30pm Sunday Evening Service 7:00pm Wedn. Service/Awana RUI Addiction Recovery (Fri.) 7:00pm Active Youth, College, Senior Groups Exciting Music Dept, Deaf Ministry, Nursery

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Steve Cummins, Senior Pastor Sunday School..............................9:00 am Coffee & Fellowship...................10:00 am Praise & Worship........................10:30 am Visitors Welcome!

CHRISTIAN CHURCH DISCIPLES Mt. Healthy Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

7717 Harrison Ave Mt. Healthy, OH 45231 Rev. Michael Doerr, Pastor 513-521-6029 Sunday 9:00 a.m...... Contemporary Service 9:45a.m...... Sunday School 10:45 a.m........ Traditional Worship Nursery Staff Provided “A Caring Community of Faith” Welcomes You

EPISCOPAL Christ Church Glendale Episcopal Church 965 Forest Ave - 771-1544 The Reverend Roger L Foote 8am Holy Eucharist I 9am Holy Eucharist II 11am Holy Eucharist II Child Care 9-12

LUTHERAN Faith Lutheran LCMC

8265 Winton Rd., Finneytown Pastor Robert Curry Contemporary Service 9am Traditional Service 11:00am

Sunday School 10:15

Trinity Lutheran Church (ELCA) “Growing Closer to God, Growing Closer to Neighbor”

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1553 Kinney Ave, Mt. Healthy

Worship: 8:30 am traditional - 10:45 am contemporary Sunday School: 9:45 am Nursery provided

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Trinity Lutheran Church, LCMS Rev. Richard Davenport, Pastor Worship & Sunday School 10:30 a.m, Bible Study 9:15 a.m. Sundays

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UNITED METHODIST Christ, the Prince of Peace United Methodist Church 10507 “Old” Colerain Ave (513) 385-7883 Rev. Mark Reuter Sunday School 9:15am Worship 10:30am - Nursery Available “Small enough to know you, Big enough to care”

CHURCH OF THE SAVIOUR 8005 Pfeiffer Rd. Montgomery 791-3142 "From Setbacks to Success: Patience and Endurance" Traditional Worship 8:20am & 11:00am Contemporary Worship 9:40am Sunday School (All ages) 9:40 & 11am Nursery Care Provided

Dr. Cathy Johns, Senior Pastor Rev. Doug Johns, Senior Pastor 3755 Cornell Rd., Sharonville , Ohio 45241 You have a choice of Ministry: 1. Traditional Sunday Worship at 10:00 AM. Language: English Multi-cultural, multi-generational, and multi-ethnic. 2. Contemporary Sunday Worship with Freedom Church at 10:30 AM. Language: English It’s not about Religion; it’s about relationships! 3. Taiwanese Traditional Sunday Worship st 2:00 PM. Language: Taiwanese, UC Campus Fellowship on Saturdays, Saturday 4. Seventh Day Adventist Worship at 10:00 AM. Language: Spanish Loving - Caring - and Sharing God’s Word Notes: Nursery School is provided at each Worship time English as a Second Language (ESL) is taught on Saturday 10-12 AM. Various Bible Studies are available.

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Sunday School Hour (for all ages) 9:15 - 10:15am Worship Service - 10:30 to 11:45am (Childcare provided for infants/ toddlers) Pastor: Rich Lanning Church: 2191 Struble Rd Office: 2192 Springdale Rd

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Mt Healthy United Methodist Church

Corner of Compton and Perry Streets 513-931-5827 Sunday School 8:45 - 9:45am Traditional Worship 10:00 - 11:00am Contemporary Gathering: Bible & Conversation 11:30 - 12:30 Nursery Available Handicap Access "Come as a guest. Leave as a friend".

Sharonville United Methodist

8:15 & 11amTraditional Service & Kingdom Kids 9:30am Adult & Children’s Sunday School 7:00pm Wednesday, Small Groups for all ages Infant care available for all services

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NON-DENOMINATIONAL HIGHVIEW CHRISTIAN CHURCH “Life on Purpose in Community” 2651 Adams Rd. (near Pippin) Worship Assembly-Sunday 10:45am Phone 825-9553

VINEYARD CHURCH NORTHWEST Colerain Township Three Weekend Services Saturday - 5:30 pm Sunday - 9:30 & 11:15 am 9165 Round Top Road 1/4 mile south of Northgate Mall 513-385-4888 µ


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Some area homeowners are questioning if the new furnace they bought was really necessary. They bought it after being told their old furnace was dangerous and needed to be fixed or replaced. Many, like Sally Harrison, spent thousands of dollars on new furnaces. Last December Harrison was getting a routine cleaning for the furnace in her Maineville home. Suddenly, the serviceman told her he found a dangerous crack in the heat exchanger and was shutting down the furnace in the dead of winter. “I was suspicious and I said to him, ‘How do I know that you’re not one of those companies that they reported on the news.’ He said, ‘Because we use a scope to show you where the crack is,’” Harrison said. Harrison said she was told the crack could lead to the carbon monoxide death of everyone in the house. “He said it was a safety issue so he tagged it. He put a little red tag on it and he turned it off because he said it’s got to be shut down because it’s a safety risk,” she said. The serviceman then checked the other furnace in Harrison’s house, found the same problem and shut it down too. “I think there was a scare tactic used. I think it was

cracks and their furnace was completely reliable.” I contacted the heating contractor and received this statement: “In the past year our experienced technicians have found approximately 1,000 cracked heat exchangers in customers’ furnaces and have recommended that they replace these parts to prevent unsafe conditions in their homes. Based on industry standards, the presence of abnormal splits, cracks or holes in a heat exchanger required that it be replaced. With time, abnormal cracks could allow harmful gases into the home and it’s our obligation to communicate this risk to the customer” The heating contractor acknowledged to me other HVAC companies don’t always agree with their findings. It says federal regulators are now investigating. Bottom line, if someone tells you your furnace is bad and wants to shut it down, immediately contact Duke Energy or another furnace expert and get a second opinion. Howard Ain answers consumer complaints weekdays on WKRC-TV Local 12. Write to him at 12 WKRC-TV, 1906 Highland Ave., Cincinnati 45219.

Society show off ‘big’ telescope The Cincinnati Astronomical Society will present Big Dreams = Big Telescopes at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the society’s headquarters at 5274 Zion Road, Miami Township, near the Mitchell Memorial Forest. Stargazing will follow, weather permitting. It is open to all with a donation requested for admission. Call 513-941-1981. For this installment of CAS 2nd Saturdays, Ohio State University astronomer Dan Terndrup presents a look at the tool that changed science – the telescope. Every second Saturday the Cincinnati Astronomical Society features area astronomers. Fam-

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convenient that there was a person available within an hour to sell me new ones and they Howard could inAin stall them HEY HOWARD! immediately the next day,” Harrison said. A neighbor, Kathy Kilroy, was told all three of the furnaces in her house were hazardous. All three were red tagged and turned off. Kilroy said she ended up replacing all her furnaces as well. “When they tell you that your life is at stake, you definitely can’t stay in the house without the furnace running so you do something immediately,” Kilroy said. Kilroy said she later learned others in the neighborhood had encountered the same thing. “I know of three other people that have done that. Basically the same company, the same furnace,” she said. Although many homeowners replaced their furnaces right away, some sought out second opinions. Kilroy said about one neighbor, “She had two other companies come in and they both said the furnace was not defective. There were no

ilies, students, teachers and scouts – anyone with a sense of wonder about the solar system, galaxy or the universe – are invited. After Terndrup’s talk astronomers will be on hand to answer all your spacey questions, you can tour the CAS observatories and learn how telescopes work, and you’ll view the night sky through CAS’s four large telescopes. (Presentation held clear or cloudy.) Have a telescope, big or small? Bring it along for expert help exploring the night sky. American Astronomy began here in Cincinnati with the founding of the original Cincinnati Observatory in 1843. The tele-

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scope astronomers installed in Cincinnati Observatory in1843 featured a lens nearly a foot across – the second largest in the world at the time. In 1904 they got a new telescope measuring 16 inches across which offered twice the light gathering. In 1908 astronomers in California began using a telescope with a light collecting mirror 60 inches across, followed in 1917 with a 100-inch giant. In 1928 astronomers began dreaming of a huge 200inch telescope. It took 21 years before astronomers took their first look through it. Even today the 200-inch telescope is revealing new wonders from across the universe.

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vides home modifications to people with temporary or permanent mobility needs as well as helping seniors age in place. ” People Working Cooperatively has also opened a storefront at Northgate Mall. Ron Henlein, director of corporate and community partnerships for the nonprofit agency, said the storefront will be used for health screenings and information sessions as well to display Whole Home information. The Northgate display space is near the food court, next to Lady Footlocker and Cincinnati Bell. This space will not be staffed, but will have displays and lots of information, in addition to hosting information sessions with other service providers, Henlein said.


Mom would like to remain in her home, but you worry about her getting in and out of the tub. Dad doesn’t want to move out, but it’s difficult for him to continue doing the dayto-day things now, such as laundry or cooking. You could make some changes to the house that would make it possible for aging parents to remain at home, but what do they need? Can they afford it? And will they be ripped off or get a contractor who doesn’t really understand the needs of older homeowners? Enter Whole Home, a home modifications service offered by local nonprofit People Working Cooperatively. The service has a new showroom at 6543 Harrison Ave. that provides modifica-

tion solutions and products to make homes safer and more accessible for people with temporary or permanent mobility needs. Whole Home’s services are led by a team of certified aging-in-place specialists – a designation awarded by the National Home Builders Association – who work with medical professionals and their families to assess the needs of the homeowner and then design solutions uniquely tailored to the space, the budget, and health care goals. The showroom is open Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. According to Whole Home Director Jere McIntyre, the service pro-



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Tournament to reel in anglers By Kelly McBride

Anglers can sign up for a tournament that has it all. Hook, line and sinker. A five-week fishing tournament at Sharon Woods Lake is open to anyone with an Ohio fishing license, a Hamilton County Park District sticker and a teammate. In its fifth season, the league will include up to 20 teams of two anglers fishing in five tournaments. With a five-fish limit in each event, bass must measure a minimum of 12 inches, and must be alive to count toward the team’s total. Teams must bring their own aerated live-wells to keep the catch alive, and all fish are released after each weigh-in. Park District Recreation Manager Neal Ramsey said participants can expect to hook an impressive catch. “In a typical tournament in southwest Ohio, the fish would weigh about 10-14 pounds total,” Ramsey said. “That’s really good and would likely win. “At Sharon Woods Lake, you’d need to be in the 16-20 pound range.”

Greg Alsept caught this bass at Sharon Woods Lake in late March. PROVIDED

The anglers will weigh five catches, with fish measuring at least 12 inches. The total weight from all five weeks will be added up to determine a winner. Weight is accumulated over the five events, and the team with the overall highest weight

wins. The prizes includes a $500 shopping spree to Bass Pro Shops, two season boat rentals and entry into the Bass Series Championship. Each night of the tournament, $25 gift cards will be given away. Ramsey said the lake has developed a substantial supply of bass. “Sharon Woods Lake has been managed in a way that has made it a trophy bass lake,” he said. “It’s a small, catch and release lake, so over the past 20 years, it has grown some really large fish. I see bigger weights caught there than at much bigger lakes.” Anglers can register at the Sharon Woods Boathouse. The tournament will be held on Wednesdays: » April 17, 5:30-8:30 p.m. » April 24, 6-9 p.m. » May 1, 6-9p.m. » May 8, 6-9 p.m. » May 15, 6-9 p.m. The league is limited to the first 20 teams. Get regular updates by signing up for our email newsletter. Visit



Last week’s clue.

Mercy doctors use groundbreaking new stent Cardiologists from Mercy Health – The Heart Institute are the first in Cincinnati to use the groundbreaking new XIENCE Xpedition stent. “We’re excited to be the first in Cincinnati to offer the XIENCE Xpedition stent. It gives our patients another option to be well and is just one more way in which Mercy Health - The Heart Institute continues to set the standard in

regional cardiac care,” said F. Thomas Jenike, MD, president of Mercy Health – The Heart Institute. Syed Z. Haq, MD of Mercy Haq Health – Mount Airy Hospital; Daniel C. Eckert, MD, and John S. Held, MD, of Mercy Health – Fairfield

Hospital; and Vanshipal Puri, MD of Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital, have all used the stent. They noted that the procedures have gone well and have been positive about its deployment. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved the XIENCE Xpedition DrugEluting Stent System from Abbott. The new stent system offers advanced technology

paired with the largest variety of stent sizes in the U.S. market, making it suitable to treat a wide range of patients. Interventional cardiologists can place the XIENCE Xpedition through direct stenting, meaning that physicians don’t need to use another device, such as a balloon dilatation catheter, to make way for the stent. This makes the stent particularly useful in treating dif-

ficult-to-reach blockages in blood vessels. Direct stenting can also help save time and resources in the catheterization laboratory. Drug-eluting stents release a drug that helps prevent stent blockages. To learn more visit, and engage in the conversation via Mercy Health’s social media channels @mercy_health on Twitter and Mercy Health on Facebook.



Rain barrel raffle benefits Sierra Club By Monica Boylson

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Talking Heads Salon in Springfield Township is embracing Aveda Earth Month 2013 by raffling off a rain barrel to benefit the Sierra Club. Stylist Terry Betscher said the salon wanted to support the Sierra Club’s campaign for clean water and decided to participate in the rain barrel project to raise money for the nonprofit organization. “The whole Aveda concept is for the environment,” he said. “It’s not just a product line, it’s a lifestyle. This is a way we can give back.” The team at the salon, at 8600 Winton Road, came up with idea to paint the barrel like a wishing well. “Pollutants that go into the ground can affect wells,” he said. Stylist Ashley May painted the barrel which took about 20 hours to complete, she said. “The girls and I kind of sketched something out and I took it home and started from there,” she said. “I would do a section and then bring in pictures to show everybody and then they would give tips, like ‘Put some more texture there and let’s try some depth there.’” While working with hair is May’s specialty, she said she enjoyed the project.

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will be May 1. Cincinnati Sierra Club program manager Matt Tokan said that much of the pollution in the Mill Creek is from sewage. “We have 200 citizen scientists monitor water quality in Cincinnati and they really focus on Mill Creek,” he said. He added that rain barrels help keep that extra

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water from entering the sewer system which can overflow and cause pollution. “Our hope is to raise support and awareness through some creative repurposed rain barrels,” he said. For more information about the raffle or to donate call the salon at 9315800.



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DEATHS William Beischel William Beischel, 65, Green Township, died March 29. He worked in the electrical industry for 40 years. Survived by wife Eve Beischel; children Jessica (Joe) Tenkotte, Megan (Joe) Schilens, Justin (Johnna) Beischel, Nicolette Williams; grandchildren Henry, Lucy Tenkotte, Beischel Ryan, Paige, Audrey, Macy, Carly Schilens, Brooke, Jaxon, Bo Beischel; siblings Donna (Phil) Dillenburger, Tony (Teresa), Dick (Greta), John (Marcia) Beischel, Karen (Tom) Ryan; many nieces and nephews. Services were April 4 at St. Bernard Church. Arrangements by Minges Funeral Home. Memorials to: David Beischel Scholarship Fund, 6272 Twinwillow Lane, Cincinnati, OH 45247.

ABOUT OBITUARIES Basic obituary information and a color photograph of your loved one is published without charge by The Community Press. Please call us at 853-6262 for a submission form. To publish a larger memorial tribute, call 242-4000 or pricing details. Lady of the Visitation. Arrangements by Neidhard-Minges Funeral Home. Memorials to: Ollie Schmitt Scholarship Fund, Purcell Council Knights of Columbus, 3617 Glenmore Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45211.

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Kevin W. Delk, 56, Colerain Township, died March 28. He was a member of the NSS Cavers Association. Survived by wife Judith Delk; daughters RaeJean Placke, Gwendolyn Delk, Aleesa Harper; siblings John (Vena), William (Diane), Shannon, Kama Delk, Laura (Randy) Davidson; grandchildren Mariah, Noah Placke. Preceded in death by parents Frank, Rose Delk. Services were April 4 at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Arrangements by Neidhard-Snow Funeral Home.

Juanita Newton Manker, 84, died April 2. Survived by husband Glenn Manker; children Andy (Judith), Sue (Craig Cox), Steve (Grace Richardson), Jerry Manker; grandchildren Faith, Jaz, Manker Jared, Austin (Ashley), Haley Manker; greatgrandchildren Lilli, Ariah, Trenten, Aurora. Arrangements by Craver-Riggs Funeral Home. Memorials to: Clermont Senior Services, 2085 James E. Sauls Sr. Drive, Batavia, OH 45103 or Via Quest Hospice, 100 Elmwood Park Drive, Suite 201, West Carrollton, OH 45449.

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Joe F. Fieler, 70, Green Township, died March 30. He was a chef. Survived by wife Sue Fieler; children Mike (Gina), Steve (Anna) Fieler, Catie (Jeremy) Singer; grandchildren AnFieler drew, Alexandra, Mary, James, Frances Fieler, Lauren, Paige, Colin Singer; many brothers- and sisters-in-law. Preceded in death by sister Marian Jenkins. Services were April 6 at Our

William John Morrissey III, 66, Green Township, died March 29. He was a probation officer for Hamilton County. He was a member of the 20th Century Boat Club, Northern Kentucky University Chase Law School Alumni and the Southern Ohio Dog and Game Protective Association. Survived by children William (JoAnne) Morrissey IV, Michelle (Andy) Pittman; grandchildren Sofia Morrissey, Michael, Matthew, David, Andrew, Sarah Pittman; sister Melissa (Dan) Minella; nephew Christiaan Minella. Services were April 6 at San

Antonio Church. Arrangements by Radel Funeral Home. Memorials to: American Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206.

Jude Church. Arrangements by Neidhard-Minges Funeral Home. Memorials to: Hospice of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 45263.

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Lydia Bastron Nutty, 90, died March 29. She was a homemaker. Survived by children Sam (Donna), Gary (Tracy) Nutty, Linda (Steve) Holden, Peggy (Steve) Lewis; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband Sam Nutty, son Nutty John (Sandra) Nutty. Services were April 3 at Minges Funeral Home. Memorials to: Hope Lutheran Church, 4695 Blue Rock Road, Cincinnati, OH 45247.

Fred G. Wolf, 85, Green Township, died March 27. He was a civil engineer with the city of Cincinnati for 34 years.

nio Carlos Jobin. She sings Brazilian compositions in the language of Brazil which is Portuguese and sets the mood for love. Her distinctive sound could be compared to Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald or Astrud Gilberto. Music runs in the family; her mother sang professionally in Chicago with big bands; her brother teaches at Minnesota State University and her daughter Melanie recorded with her on her CD “Brazilian Heart.”

Wandetta Roberts, 80, died March 30. Survived by daughters Sherry Johnson, Kathy (Danny) Young, Marilyn (Jim) Eppert, Patty (Michael) Legendre, Lisa Briggs, Kim Roberts, Connie (Rick) Holtman; grandchildren Melissa, Joanna, Gary, Jerry, Troy, Shannon, Doug, Chris, Robin, Raven, Justin, Scott, Phillip, Samantha, Jimmy, Sarah, Eric, Jimmy, Sarah, Eric, Christina; sister Loretta (Charles) Little; many greatgrandchildren. Preceded in death by son Stanley Roberts Jr., granddaughters Nicole, Tina Marie, siblings Ruth, Warren. Services were April 4 at Mihovk-Rosenacker Funeral Home.

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POLICE REPORTS CINCINNATI DISTRICT 5 Arrests/citations Lonnie J. McKinny, born 1980, possession of drugs, 5483 Bahama Terrace, March 22. Anthony Shaw, born 1983, possession of drug paraphernalia, trafficking, 5745 Hamilton Ave., March 25. James E. Jeter, born 1963, aggravated menacing, 1628 Linden Drive, March 26. Tevaughn Presley, born 1994, city or local ordinance violation, 5647 Hamilton Ave., March 26. Antonio Rayshawn Tubbs, born 1976, misdemeanor drug possession, 6201 Edwood Ave., March 27. Franky L. Westmeyer, born 1981, obstructing official business, possession of drug abuse instruments, 6038 Lantana Ave., March 27. Quinn Edwards, born 1987, domestic violence, 1632 Marlowe Ave., March 27. Todd C. Barnes, born 1967, assault, criminal damaging or endangering, 1357 W. North Bend Road, March 27. John L. Derrico, born 1989, assault, criminal damaging or endangering, 4922 Hawaiian Terrace, March 27. Mark Washington, born 1990, aggravated armed robbery, 5800 Shadymist Lane, March 27. Fernando Rabb, born 1986, burglary, domestic violence, 1905 Savannah Way, March 28. Jasper Jajuan Luke, born 1992, falsification, misdemeanor drug possession, 5845 Hamilton Ave., March 28. Torrance G. Patterson, born 1975, domestic violence, felonious assault, obstructing official business, 1174 West Way, March 28. Alexander Watson, born 1988, possession of drug paraphernalia, 5571 Colerain Ave., March 28. Robert W. Dubose, born 1965, felonious assault, 5365 Bahama Terrace, March 28. Steven A. Hickman, born 1989, possession of drug abuse instruments, 5571 Colerain Ave., March 28. Joyce Rita Rice, born 1956,

ABOUT POLICE REPORTS The Community Press publishes the names of all adults charged with offenses. The information is a matter of public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. To contact your local police department: » Colerain Township: Chief Daniel P. Meloy, 245-6600 » Green Township: Chief Bart West, 574-0007; vandalism hotline 574-5323 » Hamilton County: Sheriff Jim Neil, 825-1500 » Springfield Township: Chief David Heimpold, 729-1300 menacing, 5460 Bahama Terrace, March 29. Marcus Blackshear, born 1958, aggravated menacing, domestic violence, 5904 Cary Ave., March 30. Tonya Harrell, born 1970, aggravated menacing, domestic violence, 5904 Cary Ave., March 30. Terry L. Hill, born 1986, felonious assault, 2521 Flanigan Court, March 31.

Incidents/reports Aggravated menacing 2812 W. North Bend Road, March 24. Aggravated robbery 5800 Shadymist Lane, March 25. Assault 5360 Bahama Terrace, March 22. 1111 Atwood Ave., March 24. 2976 Highforest Lane, March 24. 5460 Bahama Terrace, March 24. 1111 Atwood Ave., March 25. 1209 W. Galbraith Road, March 26. 1357 W. North Bend Road, March 26. Burglary 5460 Bahama Terrace, March 25. 5396 Bahama Terrace, March 27. Criminal damaging/endangering 1532 W. North Bend Road, March 23. 2667 W. North Bend Road, March 23. 5460 Bahama Terrace, March 24. 5084 Hawaiian Terrace, March 25. 5473 Kirby Ave., March 25. 1357 W. North Bend Road, March 26. 5374 Bahama Terrace, March 26. Domestic violence

Reported on Savannah Way, March 24. Reported on Hawaiian Terrace, March 25. Felonious assault 2667 W. North Bend Road, March 23. 5374 Bahama Terrace, March 23. Menacing 2618 Chesterfield Court, March 25. Theft 5920 Lantana Ave., March 24. 1722 W. North Bend Road, March 25. 1209 W. Galbraith Road, March 26. 5564 Colerain Ave., March 26. 5860 Renee Court, March 27.

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP Arrests/citations Devin Mullins, 20, 14050 Levee Road, drug possession at 275, March 10. John Camden, 45, 1826 Hanfield Ave., felonious assault at 1000 Sycamore, March 10. Juvenile male, 15, theft at 9505 Colerain Ave., March 10. Juvenile female, 16, offenses involving underage persons at 5700 Babygold, March 10. Juvenile female, 15, offenses involving underage persons at 5700 Babygold, March 10. Juvenile female, 16, offenses involving underage persons at 5700 Babygold, March 10. Juvenile female, 15, offenses involving underage persons at 8357 Livingston Road, March 11. Juvenile female, 16, offenses involving underage persons at 8357 Livingston Road, March 11. Juvenile female, 16, offenses

involving underage persons at 8357 Livingston Road, March 11. Juvenile female, 15, offenses involving underage persons at 8357 Livingston Road, March 11. Shakia Anderson, 19, 1859 Mistyhill Drive, theft at 10240 Colerain Ave., March 12. Vimshae Pankey, 19, 10150 Arborwood, theft at 10240 Colerain Ave., March 12. Qalil Banks, 20, 7893 Clovernook Ave., theft, assault at 2433 Schon Drive, March 13. Amber Inman, 28, 2482 Schon Drive, drug possession, trafficking in drugs, having weapons under disabilities at 2482 Schon Drive, March 13. Shawn Ogle, 36, 8964 Tripoli, possession of drug paraphernalia at 8854 Pippin Road, March 13. Juvenile male, 16, menacing at 8195 Colerain Ave., March 13. Brandon Evans, 20, 758 Terry St., theft at 3461 Joseph Road, March 13. Jamie Caruso, 36, 758 Terry St., theft at 3461 Joseph Road, March 13. Lamar Davie, 25, 12096 Spalding Drive, theft at 11865 Hamilton Ave., March 13. Tamara Walker, 25, 1860 Queen City Ave., theft, obstructing official business at 9505 Colerain Ave.., March 13. Joh-Nae Smith, 38, 10031 Arborwood Drive, drug possession at 10068 Arborwood, March 14. Sandra Johnson, 22, 2169 Millvale, resisting arrest, theft at 9505 Colerain Ave., March 14. Johnae Smith, 38, 10031 Arborwood Drive, drug possession at 10068 Arborwood, March 15. David Shankland, 25, 3105 Regal Lane, drug paraphernalia at 3105 Regal Lane, March 15. James Dean, 56, 3382 Jessup Road, theft at 11865 Hamilton Ave., March 15. Robin Capal, 30, 3060 Quercus Drive, disorderly conduct, obstructing official business at 9690 Colerain Ave., March 15. Amanda Davis, 29, 154 Miami Ave., theft at 8451 Colerain Ave., March 15. Shardae Tarpley, 18, 1088 Paragon Court, theft at 7300 Colerain Ave., March 15.

Dylan Tuttle, 28, 1059 Roxie Lane, possession of criminal tools, theft at 9505 Colerain Ave., March 15. Alicia Gentry, 27, 1059 Roxie Lane, possession of criminal tools, theft at 9505 Colerain Ave., March 15. Juvenile male, 17, drug possession at 9501 Colerain Ave., March 15. Juvenile male, 17, theft at 9531 Colerain Ave., March 15. Kendall Jordan, 43, 3176 Lapland Drive, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest at 7580 Colerain Ave., March 17. Jeffrey Wehrung, 44, 10145 Seasons Drive, open container at 3560 W. Galbraith, March 17. Regan Wehrung, 38, 10145 Seasons Drive, resisting arrest at 3560 Galbraith Road, March 17. Juvenile female, 15, assault at 3200 Lapland Drive, March 17. Juvenile male, 15, drug possession at 10761 Pippin Road, March 18. John Aleshire, 40, 7510 Pippin Road, domestic violence at 7130 Memory, March 18. Juvenile male, 15, inducing panic, aggravated arson at 10761 Pippin Road, March 19. Jessica Smith, 23, 6181 Bridgetown, theft at 8451 Colerain Ave., March 19. Justin Miller, 23, 2401 Impala Drive, theft at 8451 Colerain Ave., March 18. Bonita Merchant, 31, 400 W. Ninth St., theft at 3675 Stone Creek Blvd., March 18. Ashley Haysbert, 24, 1936 Kentucky Ave., theft at 9505 Colerain Ave., March 19. Vernon Johnson, 20, 9157 Trinidad, deception to obtain a dangerous drug at 3084 W. Galbraith, March 18. David Shankland, 25, 3105 Regal, possession of drug paraphernalia at 3105 Regal Lane, March 15. Darielle Haysbert, 22, 11585 Regency Square Court, possession of drug paraphernalia at 3473 Redskin, March 16. Jacob Cox, 23, 2526 Highwood Lane, drug possession at 9039 Colerain Ave., March 19.

Arson Garbage can set on fire at 10761 Pippin Road, March 19. Assault Victim struck at 10281 Hawkhurst Drive, March 6. Victim struck at 3222 Harry Lee Lane, March 10. Victim struck at 3547 Springdale Road, March 10. Victim struck at 2324 Walden Glen Circle, March 10. Victim struck at 3244 Lapland, March 17. Breaking and entering Office entered at 2656 Springdale, March 14. Burglary Residence entered and items of unknown value removed at 4629 Riemann Drive, March 8. Residence entered at 8335 Jackie’s Drive, March 7. Residence entered and safe and contents of unknown value removed at 3231 Heritage Square Drive, March 8. Residence entered and Xbox of unknown value removed at 10006 Arborwood Drive, March 11. Residence of unknown value removed at 2813 Brampton Road, March 12. Residence entered and TV, stereo, DVD of unknown value removed at 2636 Tiverton Lane, March 15. Residence entered at 8254 Stahley, March 16. Residence entered and washer and dryer of unknown value removed at 2879 Jonrose, March 9. Child endangering Reported at 8721 Moonlight Lane, March 10. Criminal damaging Window damaged at 3456 Statewood Drive, March 6. Brick thrown into pool causing damage at 7113 Swirl wood Lane, March 7. Window shot out with pellet gun at 9821 Allegheny Drive, March 9. Reported at 3927 Woodsong Drive, March 9. Greenhouse windows damaged at 3579 Blue Rock Road, March 9.


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POLICE REPORTS Continued from Page B8 Window damaged at 8088 Peacock Drive, March 10. Door spray painted at 9980 Arborwood Drive, March 9. Building damaged at 8340 Colerain Ave., March 12. Door damaged at 2313 Walden Glen, March 16. Forgery Victim reported checks fraudulently cashed at 9234 Colerain Ave., March 18. Menacing Victim reported at 3672 Ripplegrove Drive, March 13. Menacing by stalking Victim reported at 8941 Pippin road, March 12. Pornography Reported at 9845 Colerain Ave., March 13. Robbery Victim threatened while delivering pizza at 9348 Round Top Road, March 8. Victim threatened and currency removed at 3656 Springdale, March 14. Victim threatened and $37 removed at 6845 Cheviot Road, March 18. Theft $500 taken through deceptive means at 9340 Round Top Road, March 6. Business entered and property of unknown value removed at 9930 Colerain Ave., March 6. Laptop of unknown value removed at 2663 Cornwall Drive, March 1. Wallet and contents of unknown value removed at 3482 Statehood Drive, March 7. Necklace of unknown value removed at 2308 Cambroon Drive, March 8. Medication of unknown value removed at 2846 Honesdale Court, March 9. Merchandise of unknown value removed at 9505 Colerain Ave., March 10. iPad of unknown value removed at 2787 Cornwall Drive, March 11. $300 removed from residence at 2506 W. Galbraith Road, March 12. Items removed at 2537 Walden Glen, March 13. Reported at 8934 Pippin Road, March 10. Charge made from account without consent at 2789 Town Terrace, March 12. Vehicle entered and items of unknown value removed at 3815 Woodthrush, March 12. Merchandise removed from vehicle at 11865 Hamilton Ave., March 14. Vehicle entered and radio of unknown value removed at 2820 W. Galbraith, March 15. Reported at 2808 Sandhurst, March 9. Victim reported at 9228 Sagemeadow Drive, March 16. Computer not returned at 2907 Banning Road, March 13.

Wallet and contents of unknown value removed at 7878 Sequoia, March 16. Unauthorized use of motor vehicle Victim reported at 4344 Hanley, March 6. Vandalism Victim reported at 9799 Prattle Road, March 1.

GREEN TOWNSHIP Arrests/citations Felicia M. Phillips, 34, 7350 State Route 128 No. 4, unauthorized use of vehicle at 7210 state Route 128, March 18. Ciara D. Williams, 19, 3050 Mickey Ave. No. 16, receiving stolen property at 4200 North Bend Road, March 18. Alisha Rineair, 29, 4368 Delhi Ave., theft at 6580 Harrison Ave., March 18. Juvenile, 13, disorderly conduct at 5400 Edalbert Drive, March 19. Juvenile, 16, domestic violence at 5696 Bridgetown Road, March 19. Chris Angilecchia, 30, 10799 Kristiridge Drive, burglary, warrants and possessing criminal tools at Westbourne Drive and Greenway Avenue, March 20. Joseph L. Phillips, 25, 5622 Eula Ave., theft at 5071 Glencrossing Way, March 20. Kristen A. Seger, 26, 2900 Jonrose Ave., theft, drug possession and criminal trespass at 5830 Harrison Ave., March 20. William L. Lalosh, 52, 5978 Childs Ave., failure to send at 3850 Virginia Court, March 20. Laura L. Griffis, 48, 5978 Childs Ave., failure to send at 3850 Virginia Court, March 20. Keisha L. Rice, 28, 3219 Bowling Green, theft at 5750 Harrison Ave., March 21. Juvenile, 14, criminal damaging at 5400 Edalbert Drive, March 21. Marvin Y. Berduo, 21, 4656 Rapid Run Road No. 8, forgery at 5694 Harrison Ave., March 20. Carrie M. Whitener, 34, 3280 Blue Rock Road, obstructing justice at 3280 Blue Rock Road, March 21. Juvenile, 13, assault at 5400 Edalbert Drive, March 21. Misty Howard, 30, 3212 Parkhill Drive, theft at 6303 Harrison Ave., March 19. Juvenile, 14, assault at 3200 Ebenezer Road, March 21. Nicholas Nolte, 32, 9873 Loralinda Drive, drug paraphernalia at 5730 Muddy Creek, March 24. John Balsley, 29, 8109 West Mill St., burglary, drug possession and possessing drug abuse instruments at 3903 Harrison Ave., March 23. Natalie Bailey, 26, 3831 Borden St., theft at 5750 Harrison Ave., March 24. Tiara L. Scott, 19, 6420 Noranda

Drive, domestic violence at 3440 North Bend Road, March 24. Leroy Wallace, 58, 1017 Beech Ave. No. 1, drug possession at 5186 Crookshank Road, March 25. Richard Johnson, 54, 4118 School Section Road, domestic violence at 4118 School Section Road, March 25. Juvenile, 12, disorderly conduct at 4318 Delryan Drive, March 16. Juvenile, 14, disorderly conduct at 1519 Beech Ave., March 20. Jacilyn Fantetti, 35, 5415 Karen Ave., failure to send at 6303 Harrison Ave., March 26. Matthew L. Rojem, 22, 4497 Cloverhill Terrace, possession of marijuana at 5508 Bridgetown Road, March 26.

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Auto Loan: *Annual Percentage Rate (APR) for a 51 month auto loan (model year 2012 or newer) may range from 3.391% to 7.293% and is based on an evaluation of credit history, model year and mileage of the vehicle. APR accurate as of 3/24/13 and includes a discount for optional direct debit from a WesBanco checking account. No payment for the first 90 days (option not available in PA). A $15,000 loan would require 48 monthly payments of $318.06 for 3.391%APR; and at 7.293% APR, 48 monthly payments of $347.19. Minimum loan amount is $2,500. Home Equity Line: *APR as low as 2.99%. APR will vary based on the Wall Street Journal Prime Rate plus or minus a margin and may change monthly. Margin is based on the home’s loan-to-value (LTV) ratio, line amount and credit score. Rate quoted includes a discount for optional direct debit from a WesBanco checking account, is available as of 3/24/13, is based on current WSJ Prime of 3.25% on lines exceeding $75,000 with LTV of 80% or less, and a credit score of 720+. Maximum APR: 18% in WV and PA; 25% APR for credit lines secured by OH property. Origination fee of $140 may apply. Annual participation fee of $50 may apply. Late Fee & Over Limit Fee: Maximum amount provided for by governing state law. Also, if within the previous 3 years WesBanco paid fees for an appraisal and title search related to a loan transaction on your behalf then you are responsible for those charges related to the new application. These fees total between $275.00 and $675.00. More specific information regarding third party fees is available upon request. Prepayment of all or a portion of principal may be made at any time: however, if you prepay the loan within 2 years of the date of the Agreement, the Bank shall charge a prepayment penalty equal to the lesser of 1% of the original principal amount of the loan or $500.00. Prepayment penalty waived if refinancing with WesBanco and not applicable in PA. Minimum amount financed on Home Equity Line- $5,000. Property insurance is required on the property securing a Home Equity Line. Refinances are eligible with $5,000 in NEW money added to the refinanced amount. Mortgage Loan: *Rate as low as 2.99%/3.119% APR for a 15 year fixed rate mortgage loan and is based upon credit score and the property loan to value. APR is accurate as of 3/24/13 and includes a discount for direct debit from a WesBanco checking account. Examples are based on Conforming Saleable loan amounts of $417,000 or less with an LTV of 80% or less. The APR for a 15 year loan may range from 3.119% to 5.504%. Monthly payment for a $100,000 loan for 180 months at 3.119% APR is $690.11 and at 5.504% APR is $809.94. Payment amounts do not include amounts for taxes and insurance premiums. If escrow is required, actual payments will be greater. Property must be 1-4 family, owner occupied or second home. Offer subject to property approval. All loans: Other rates and terms are available upon request. Offer good through end of business 6/15/13; subject to change without notice; and subject to credit approval. WesBanco refinances on autos and mortgages are not eligible. Offer cannot be combined with any other WesBanco special offer or promotion for these products.


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POLICE REPORTS Continued from Page B9 Windshield cracked on vehicle by unknown means at 5246 Parkview Ave., March 23. Theft Five packs of chicken stolen from Kroger at 3491 North Bend Road, March 18. Hairspray, feminine hygiene products and pack of markers stolen from Family Dollar at 6134 Colerain Ave., March 18. Purses and their contents stolen from four vehicles at Western Rollarama at 5166 Crookshank Road, March 19. Motor and timer stolen from home’s septic tank at 3340 Algus Lane, March 20. Two vacuum cleaners stolen from Lowe’s at 6150 Harrison Ave., March 20. Cat stolen from home at 3996 Harvest Ridge Drive, March 25. Unauthorized use of property Victim allowed suspect to bor-

row an aluminum ladder, but the suspect has failed to return it at 5648 Eula Ave., March 18.

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP Arrests/citations Ernest Thyot, 31, 8014 Colette, resisting arrest at 8014 Colette Lane, March 9. Juvenile male, 16, domestic at Aquarius Drive, March 10. Robert Payne, 30, 1405 Meredith Drive, assault at 1405 Meredith Drive, March 10. Durrell Wright, 25, 896 Venetian, operating vehicle intoxicated at Galbraith Road, March 11. Andre Broner, 23, 2480 Scully St., disorderly conduct at 10590 Hamilton Ave., March 12. Branden Smith, 32, 8336 Marley St., domestic at 8336 Marley St., March 12. Vincent Crabb, 34, 869 Sabino

Court, theft at 869 Sabino, March 12. Jason Crabb, 32, 869 Sabino Court, theft at 869 Sabino, March 12. Braden Bush, 32, 162 Craft St., domestic at 1179 Madeleine Circle, March 13. Dewayne Brown, 36, 2325 Walden Glen Circle, obstruction at Walden Glen Circle, March 14. Juvenile female, 14, assault at 8916 Fontainebleau Terrace, March 13. Juvenile female, 14, assault at 8916 Fontainebleau Terrace, March 13. Juvenile male, 16, theft at 1831 Hudepohl Lane, March 15. Juvenile male, 17, theft at 1831 Hudepohl Lane, March 15. Andrew Badger, 49, 9177 Peachblossom, obstruction at 9177 Peachblossom Court, March 16. Miguel Starr, 26, 429 Thirteenth St., assault at 8757 Cabot Drive,

March 16. Mary Surrell, 22, 1618 Hewitt Ave., theft at 1826 Lotushill, March 16.

Incidents/reports Assault Victim struck at 8639 Desoto, March 9. Victim struck at 842 North Hill Lane, March 12. Criminal damaging Vehicle window damaged at 2269 Roosevelt Ave., March 9. Vehicle window damaged at 10625 Deauville Road, March 8. Brick thrown through window at 1929 Bluehill Drive, March 10. Vehicle window damaged at 2028 Sevenhills Drive, March 10. Property damaged at 1087 Meadowind, March 11. Reported at Hamilton and Meredith, March 13. Window of residence damaged at 1097 Meadowind Court, March 15.

Vehicle damaged at 9315 Winton Road, March 17. Domestic Victim reported at Morningstar, March 9. Victim reported at Roosevelt Ave., March 9. Victim reported at Southfield Court, March 10. Female reported at Seymour, March 17. Falsification Reported at 10948 Hamilton Ave., March 11. Identity theft Victim reported at 10671 Toulon drive, March 9. Rape Female reported at Lincoln Street, March 12. Robbery Victim threatened and $40 removed at 8560 Winton Road, March 12. Theft Gas pumped and not paid for at 10811 Hamilton Ave., March 9.

Currency taken through deceptive means at 6680 Sandalwood Lane, March 9. Scooter of unknown value removed at 1917 Broadhurst Ave., March 9. Key removed at 1590 Pleasant, March 10. Vehicle entered and purse and computer of unknown value removed at 825 Lakeridge Drive, March 11. $15 in food not paid at 8383 Vine St., March 11. Vehicle entered and keys and currency of unknown value removed at 9470 Galecrest Drive, March 10. TV removed from residence at 1037 Thunderbird Drive, March 11. Jewelry valued at $6,850 removed at 8979 Fontainebleau, March 14. Purse and contents of unknown value removed at 8270 Winton Road, March 16.

Victor S. and Mary K. to BMO Harris Bank NA; $58,000. 5302 Leon Court: Gildea, Vickie M. and James N. Stringer to Stringer, James N.; $10,000. 5224 Leona Drive: Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Ep Investments Group LLC; $38,000. 3132 Locust Log Lane: Strotman, Ryan P. to Sterwerf, Kenneth F.; $137,900. 2965 Loretta Drive: Harbeson, Ashley M. and Craig M. to Keith, Janet; $85,900. 4510 North Bend Road: Lemmon, Arthur W. to Kucera, Steven M. and Katherine; $42,000. 4310 Regency Ridge Court: Feist, Karl N. Jr. to Feist, Melissa C.; $80,000. Sally Court: Kildare West LLC to NVR Inc.; $69,000. 3985 School Section Road: Richmond, Carol Ann to Daniel, Williame and Theresa J.; $49,000. 5151 Shepherd Creek Road: Lebrun, Roger D. and Jane M. Steinmetz to Wolf, Zachary V. and Alison V.; $175,000. 2739 South Road: Meyer, Helen Marie Tr. and Elizabeth King Tr. to Linz, Mary Catherine; $99,900. 2814 Springwood Court: Kroger, Vicky O. Tr. to Savagian, Jeffrey P. and Cynthia B.; $190,000. 6975 Summit Lake Drive: Noltensmeyer, George E. and Vickie L. to Hennard, John A. and Patricia M.; $99,900. 7169 Tressel Wood Drive: Fischer Single Family Homes II LLC to Boles, Daniel S. and Julie A.; $268,800. 4233 Victorian Green Drive: Fedeeral Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Hamblin, Timothy E.; $40,000.

5511 West Fork Road: Niesz, Helmut Walter and Kimberly Yvonne to Bliznakov, Ivelin; $130,000.

REAL ESTATE 3522 Alamosa Drive: Brady, Robert T. Jr. and Christa L. to APD Capital Associates Ll; $10,500. 10898 Aldbough Court: Allen, Mark Sheldon Jr. to Amine, Said and Noura El Kaouli; $79,900. 3375 Amberway Court: Harris, Shenora N. to Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Tr.; $40,000. 3521 Bevis Lane: Patrick, Kimberly to Spring Valley Bank; $50,000. 3247 Donnybrook Lane: Comer, Raymond J. and Malinda to FV-I Inc. Tr.; $78,000. 9684 Dunraven Drive: Smith, M. Dolores to Federal National Mortgage Association; $68,377. 6612 Flagstone Court: Hoffrogge, Barbara J. to Galbraith, John W.; $25,000. Forest Valley Drive: Stone Ridge Property Development LLC to NVR Inc.; $45,000. 2585 Fulbourne Drive: Harris, Joshua R. to Engleman, Tranel D.; $98,500. 2900 Geraldine Drive: Poweleit,

Eric J. to Union Savings Bank; $56,000. 2890 Hanois Court: Wilson, Don E. to Yates, Wayne E. and Deann G.; $70,500. 6701 Kern Drive: JPMorgan Chase Bank NA to Meyer, Kenneth C. Jr. and Christa P.; $230,000. 2982 Kingman Drive: Cormendy, William and Ruby F. to Federal Home Loan Mortgag Corp.; $54,000. 10940 Kristiridge Drive: Hillman, Lisa H. to Phillips, Eric W. and Amy C.; $359,900. 2784 Leota Lane: Lockard, Kenneth E. and Deborah L. to Faust, Aaron M. and Amber M. Overton; $91,000. 8251 Livingston Road: Carlotta, Joseph M. and Lisa A. to Federal Home Loan Mortgag Corp.; $80,000. 3422 Melodymanor Drive: White, Robert B. and Sara Jo to Simpson, Jeremy S. and Leah K. Koeppe; $154,500. 7133 Memory Lane: Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Canfield, George E.; $51,000.

3489 Nandale Drive: Smith, Mary J. to T. Properties - Budmar LLC; $130,000. 6655 Newbridge Drive: Jones, Doris to Federal Home Loan Mortgag Corp.; $34,000. 3255 Pebblebrook Lane: McDonald, Orville O. III and Tiffany A. Scott to Federal National Mortgage Association; $50,000. 2635 Pippin Court: Crawford, Carlos and Yolanda D. to Bank of New York Mellon T. The; $164,750. 10103 Pottinger Road: Kraemer, Robert E. to Union Savings Bank; $30,000. 8653 Red Hawk Court: Allen, Desmond C. and Jessica E. to Federal National Mortgage Association; $165,000. 2801 Regal Lane: Martin, Debbie J. to Federal National Mortgage Association; $76,000. 2977 Spruceway Drive: Sams, James to Federal Home Loan Mortgag Corp.; $56,000. Valley Crossing Drive: Stone Ridge Property Development LLC to NVR Inc.; $43,000.


5461 Asbury Lake Drive: Junk, Susan M. to Lebrun, Roger D. and Jane M. Steinmetz; $99,500. 5631 Biscayne Ave.: Heib, Gary L. Jr. and Lindsey A. Stauffer to Barlage, Nicholas A. and Kristina E.; $108,000. 3193 Blue Rock Road: Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Hock, Thomas F. and Mariann P.; $211,250. 8156 Bridge Point Drive: Fischer Attached Homes II LLC to Hodgson, Jean Suzanne; $230,000. 6644 Bridgetown Road: Hammann, Teresa L. and Kirk A. to Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas Tr.; $50,000. 5765 Cheviot Road: Union Savings Bank to Sheline, Robert H. and Miriam T.; $45,000. 3952 Drew Ave.: Heidemann, Mary Lou to Federal Home Loan Mortgag Corp.; $60,000. 6288 Eagles Lake Drive: Bacon, Robert W. Tr. to Holiday, Nancy M.; $70,000. 5243 Eaglesnest Drive: Dugan, Terrence J. to Schmitz, David J. and Connie J.; $90,000. 3699 Edgebrook Drive: Hehemann, Maurice Paul to Ahr, Carol L.; $96,000. 3744 Gailynn Drive: Brown, Terri Tr. to Day, Lisa; $124,000. 3957 Harmar Court: Conley, Aaron J. and Kerri L. Buhrlage to Fannie Mae; $56,000. 3223 Harmony Lane: WDWP Winn LLC to Greber, Von K.; $115,000. 2209 Jimray Court: Gabriele, Joann N. Tr. to Huber, Jeremy R.; $151,000. 6111 Kingoak Drive: Fannie Mae to Farris, Megan; $130,000. 5646 Lawrence Road: Lamping,


2638 Allaire Ave.: Union Savings Bank to Aneesh Jain LLC; $50,000. 2401 Buddleia Court: Snyder, Kacie L. to Snyder, Thomas; $103,700. 5360 Colerain Ave.: Reed, Michael P. Jr. to Wells Fargo Bank NA; $38,000. 5604 Goldenrod Drive: APD Capital Associates LLC to Abode Choice LLC; $35,000. 2272 North Bend Road: Saul, Lynn V. to Packer, Matthew A. and Miyohnna; $170,000. 2300 North Bend Road: Saul, Lynn V. to Packer, Matthew A. and Miyohnna; $170,000. 2352 Raeburn Terrace: Judge, Kathleen C. to Schultz, Brian E. and Mardell Glinski Schultz; $262,000.


7343 Harrison Ave.: Adkins, Cynthia L. to Kerber, Rita E. and John G.; $59,000. 7620 Perry St.: Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Bank of America NA; $152,580. 9236 Rambler Place: Creed, Janis M. to Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Tr.; $50,000. 1414 Summe Drive: Russell, Germale G. to U.S. Bank NA ; $70,000. 7353 Werner Ave.: Bank of New York Mellon Tr. The to Hatfield, Michele; $64,151. 7353 Werner Ave.: Bank of New York Mellon Tr. The to Bank of New York Mellon T. The; $64,151.


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