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White Oak man killed changing tire

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Peter Minor, 66, of White Oak, was killed as he changed a flat tire along southbound Interstate 71/75 April 8. He was the father of Shannon Minor, former NKU basketball coach and standout high school player at North College Hill and Colerain high schools. FULL STORY, A2

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Horses killed in barn fire

24 horses perished in this barn fire at the Oasis Farms on Dunlap Road in Colerain Township Tuesday morning. Here firefighters break down some of the thousands of feet of five-inch hose laid at the scene. See the full story on A3.

Green Twp. repairing 14 streets this summer By Kurt Backscheider kbackscheider@communitypress.com

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Green Township is scheduled to repair 14 streets throughout the township this summer as part of the 2011 Street Rehabilitation Program. The board of trustees approved a resolution Monday, March 14, to authorize Green Township Public Services Director Fred Schlimm to advertise for bids for this year’s program. Schlimm said the estimated cost to renovate 14 streets this summer is about $1.5 million. He said the number of township streets being repaired this year is down from last year. The township renovated 26 streets as part of the 2010 street rehabilitation program. “We’re spending the same amount of money, but we’re just not seeing that $1.5 million go as far as it used to,” Schlimm said. He said higher oil prices have caused asphalt prices to jump, and liquid asphalt is more expensive this year as well. Some of the township streets in need of repair this summer are quite long, which is also a factor for why fewer streets are on the list this year, he said. “We do as many streets as we can,” he said. Each year Schlimm and his

The following streets are scheduled for repair as part of Green Township’s 2011 Street Rehabilitation Program: Beecherfalls Court Berauer Road Charity Drive Edgebrook Drive Elkwater Court Eula Avenue (from Moonridge to Edgebrook) Farlook Drive staff inspect all the township’s streets and determine which will receive repairs based on a point system rating the pavement conditions. Schlimm “We drive each and every street in the township,” he said. The streets slated for repair this year are located in Bridgetown, Mack, Western Hills and White Oak. Streets will get new curbs where needed, and in instances where more than 60 percent of the curbs on a street need to be repaired all the curbs on the street will be renovated. Schlimm said the township is using tax increment financing

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Gannett News Service As a point guard who twice helped lead the Northern Kentucky University men’s basketball team to NCAA Division II national title games in the late 1990s, Shannon Minor was respected for his gym-rat hustle. His father, 66-year-old Peter Minor, was showing that same dependable work ethic in the early morning hours of April 8, when, on his way to his postretirement job, the elder Minor had a flat tire and was changing it along southbound Interstate 71/75, near I-275. That’s when another vehicle left the southbound lanes and hit his vehicle, killing him at the scene. “My dad died doing what he always did every day, and that’s go to work,” said Shannon Minor, who now lives in Taylor Mill. “He never missed work,” the son said. “He was retired, but where he (had) worked for 35 years, he missed three days in 35 years. My dad was the kind of guy who wouldn’t call AAA to come change his tire. He’d want to change it himself to save $50, $100 – he was very handy. And I’m the total opposite – I would have called AAA.” Peter Minor, of White Oak, was on his way to Beckfield College in Florence where he did maintenance and

custodial work. Before retiring he worked as an equipment inspector and painter for Henkel-Emery Industries in St. Bernard. “The thing about my dad people remember is he never missed a game – high school or college – of mine. Never,” said Shannon Minor, who played basketball for North College Hill High School and later Colerain High School. “They always did stories on my dad and I, about our special bond we had with each other, and how he would come over after work every night, we would shoot, and he would rebound for me,” the son said. “So he was instrumental in helping me athletically but also just instilling that discipline in me to be a special person.” The other vehicle left the scene at about 4 a.m. without stopping, police said. Erlanger officers have located a gray 2001-2007 Toyota Sequoia last seen driving southbound on the interstate but no arrests had been made at press time. Shannon Minor now teaches for the Kenton County school system and coaches sixth grade boys’ basketball at Summit View Middle School in Independence. Just like his father, he

coaches his own kids in basketball. “I remember everything my dad taught me, so what I’ve got to do is try to pass that along to the kids that I teach, the kids that I coach and my own kids,” Shannon Minor said. “He’s prepared me. I’m ready now.” Peter Minor typically worked from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., but took Shannon to a gym or outside to rebound for him afterward. Ken Shields, who was the men’s basketball coach while Shannon was at NKU, says the most striking thing about Peter Minor was his dedication to Shannon, wife Jennie and daughter Carrie. “He never missed a game throughout his high school and collegiate career,” Shields said. “He traveled to North Dakota, to Puerto Rico. He went everywhere. He was just a clean-livin’ man; I don’t think he ever had a drink in his life.” Shannon Minor was inducted in to NKU’s Hall of Fame in February, and is delighted his father witnessed that. After he graduated from NKU in 1997, “as the years went by that was the one thing I always was worried about: ‘I hope I can get in before something would ever happen to my dad.’ So I did. It happened in February.”

Joseph Binzer named auxiliary bishop Father Joseph Binzer, chancellor of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and pastor of St. Louis Church since 2003, has been appointed

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people of God. He is extremely well-respected by his collaborators at the chancery, by the parishes he has served and by people in general.” Binzer, 55, will be ordained as on June 9 at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains in Cincinnati. The Archdiocese of Cincinnati has been without an auxiliary bishop since the retirement in 2007 of the late Bishop Carl K. Moeddel. Binzer succeeded Moeddel as vicar general, a post he will retain as auxiliary bishop. The new bishop said he is “honored and humbled that our Holy Father would make this appointment.” “I will do my best to continue to work under Archbishop Schnurr to serve the people of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati to the best of my ability.” The bishop-elect is a Cincinnati native who attended St. Ann School in Groesbeck and graduated from La Salle High School in 1973. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting at Miami University of Ohio in 1977 and worked for 11 years as a certified public accountant with Crowe, Chizek & Co. in South Bend, Ind., and with Arthur Young

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Two dozen horses die in barn fire Gannett News Service Firefighters battled a pole barn fire at Oasis Farms last week that killed 24 horses. Flames from the accidental fire were first reported at 5:20 a.m. April 5 and shot 20 to 30 feet from the ridge of the barn’s green corrugated steel roof. The first firefighters on the scene came from Colerain Township’s Engine 102, based at the Dunlap Station. The fire crew immediately went into animal rescue mode. There was no time to lay any lengths of 5inch hose. The closest fire hydrant was 2,500 feet away. The firefighters and Oasis’ owners saved 16 Arabian show horses, including two which were critically injured and transported to local veterinary hospitals. Once the blaze was out, investigators began their work. At the working end of the barn, where bags of feed, piles of sawdust, carriages and leather saddles were stored, they combed through the still-smoldering debris looking for what triggered the early morning fire. And they found it. A calf was in the barn. The newborn’s stall was heated by a warming light, said Capt. Darian Edwards. “The light fell over and landed in the straw that was lining the stall. The straw caught fire.” Initial damage estimates placed the loss of the barn at $300,000. Placing a dollar amount on the horses is more difficult. The Arabian Horse Association in Aurora, Colo.,

The first firefighters on the scene came from Colerain Township’s Engine 102, based at the Dunlap Station. The fire crew immediately went into animal rescue mode. determines the value of a horse based on age, condition, genealogy and competitions won. The association’s website lists 2,488 horses priced from $1,500 to $35,000. A breeze carrying drops of rain and the occasional snowflake wafted the acrid smell of burned hair, flesh and wood toward the farm’s gate. Anne Johnson of Sunman, Ind., longtime-friend

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of Deb Crosby, Oasis’ coowner, shuddered at the smell. “I’ve known Debbie since I was 16,” Johnson said. “She sold me my first horse. The horse was named Frosty. But I changed it to Risky Business. “She’s been doing this, raising, breeding, showing and boarding Arabian horses,” Johnson added, since 1976. “This isn’t a job for her,” she added. “This is Debbie’s life. She’s devastated by this fire.” As Johnson spoke, friends, neighbors, relatives and horse owners trudged up the winding driveway to the old frame farmhouse that was restored and enlarged by Crosby’s father. Her husband, Frank Noll, stood by the house. He

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Twenty-four horses died in a fire at Oasis Farms, a horse breeding farm on Dunlap Road in rural Colerain Township April 5. The blaze was started by a warming heater in the stables.

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McAuley student accepts scholarship

McAuley High School senior Samantha Morrissey was selected as one of three recipients of a $6,000 scholarship from the Sue Ruehl Memorial Foundation. This award was presented by Dave Ruehl and his children at Our Lady of Victory Parish. To qualify for the scholarship, a student had to have been affected by cancer in some way and submit three essays on subjects relating to their experiences. Morrissey wrote about her personal physical struggle with cancer, how it has impacted her life, and her goals in the future. Morrissey was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare childhood form of bone and muscle cancer,

when she was just completing seventh grade at St. Ignatius School. She underwent treatment in the form of chemotherapy and surgery for one year with positive results. She is free of cancer now, but continues to be monitored every three months with tests such as MRIs, CT scans, and heart tests. At McAuley, Morrissey’s cancer didn’t stop her from having a full, rich, and well-balanced high school experience. She is the secretary of the Drama Board and has been in many McAuley drama productions; in the fall, she starred as Alice in Alice in Wonderland. She is also a Thespian and the

Colerain senior gets Cincinnatus scholarship Colerain High School senior, Brendan McDonough, son of Joe and Lori McDonough, has been offered the University of Cincinnati’s Cincinnatus Presidential scholarship award. He is ranked sixth in his class of 481 and plans to major in communications at UC. He is the first Colerain High School student to be awarded the University of Cincinnati Cincinnatus Presidential Scholarship. The program awards 10 Presidential scholarships of $88,000 – $22,000 per year covers full tuition, fees, room, board, and a book allowance. Scholarship offers or invitations to compete were mailed to the highest achieving students in their selected academic program. Students were invited to compete on campus in February and were assessed on academic abilities, creative skills and leadership potential. Aptitude for community service is an important criterion for this scholarship. Pauletta Crowley, administrative assistant for community and administrative services for the district, said Brendan’s community service is extensive. Each summer, Brendan participates in a mission trip to help those in need. He has traveled to a

variety of places and experienced a multitude of cultures and different ways to help, from working with Habitat for Humanity in Spartanburg, McDonough S.C., to rebuilding a church on the Pima Indian Reservation in Arizona. Last summer he went to Philadelphia, Pa. and worked with inner city services organizations to benefit the homeless that live there. That particular trip inspired him, so this past winter Brendan organized and performed in a coffeehouse/benefit concert at his church with local musicians and groups, where admission costs were canned goods and proceeds benefited the Freestore/Foodbank here in Cincinnati. He is also an Eagle Scout. One of the requirements for the rank of Eagle Scout is to plan and carry out a service project to benefit your local community. Brendan organized a landscaping renovation project for the building and grounds of Northwest Community Church, a project that required more than 120 service hours.

SCHOOL NOTES St. James School

St. James alumnus Rocky Boiman, class of 1994, was recently inducted into the Buddy LaRosa’s High School Sports Hall of Fame for 2010. Boiman earned several awards in addition to six varsity letters at St. X. In 1998, he was a finalist for the Larosa’s MVP Award, finalist for the That’s My Boy Award, and an National Honor Sociaty member who followed those successes by playing football for the University of Notre Dame. He was a fourth round draft pick for the Tennessee Titans in 2002, and set the franchise record for special teams tackles. He later played for the Super Bowl Champions Indianapolis Colts in 2006, then with the Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburg Steelers. He began his football career here at Saint James under the coaching of Dick Sucietto. • Kayla and Emma Owens St. Ursula Academy students and members of the Saint James class of 2007, have signed to play college soccer next year. Kayla will be playing Division I for Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. She played soccer for St. Ursula for four years and was a team captain. Emma will be playing soccer Division II for the University of Findlay. She also played soccer for St. Ursula. Both girls are ambassadors, members of the Spanish Honor Society, National Honor Society, SOS, and Life Club. The twin sisters also participated in mission trips to Appalachia and Nicaragua. Their parents are Gary and Jane Owens • Joe Heyob, St. James class of 2010, was the only freshman in Ohio to qualify for his

weight class (135) in order to compete in the OHSSAA State Wrestling Championships earlier this month. Although he did not win there, he finished his first high school season 38-12. A first honors student at St. Xavier, he will have three more years to earn the title!. • Several Saint James alumni participated in the Ohio Junior Classical League Convention with their high school teams and placed very well among the 27 schools and about 800 students participating in the state. From McAuley High School: Christine Conway, Molly Huey, Jessie Conway, Lizzie Kibler, Ashley Johns (also winning State Champion: Best of Show Ribbon), Alison Moore, and Gabby Dangel. From St. Ursula Academy: Bridget Reilly and Carly Thie were among the ribbon receivers as well. • Laura Evans, daughter of Jackie and Ed Evers, was recently awarded a Fulbright Scholarship, She is a Saint James and Mount Notre Dame alumni, and is currently at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Pennsylvania, studying history, with a minor in sociology. She has already studied abroad at Charles University in Prague, and this October (until June, 2012) will be teaching English in Romania and advising Romanian students who aspire to study abroad in the US as a Fulbright Scholar. Evans is also the administrator of the Writing Resources Center at Swem Library, the treasurer for the Phi Sigma Pi National Honors Fraternity, an intern for the WilliamsburgJames City County Head Start, a historian for Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society, and committee member for the Senior Class Gift and Study Abroad College groups.

lead Cappie critic for McAuley. While drama has been her passion, Morrissey is also a member of Ambassadors Club, Key Club, Jewelry Club, and is a retreat leader. Morrissey will use her scholarship to help pay for college next year at either Xavier University, which has offered her two scholarships already, or the University of Dayton, which has also offered her a merit scholarship. She plans to major in education and would like to focus on either special education or English secondary education. She is the daughter of Michael and Angela Morrissey of Monfort Heights.

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HONOR ROLLS McAuley High School

The following students earned honors for the third quarter of the 2010-2011 school year.

Freshmen

First honors: Bradie Anderson, Jessica Bloemer, Sydney Brown, Shannon Bubenhofer, Brianna Burck, Kerrie Dailey, Gabrielle Dangel, Annalise Eckhoff, Alyssa Fulks, Megan Fulton, Annamarie Helpling, Olivia Justice, Rachel Koize, Cara Molulon, Julia Newsom, Emma O’Connor, Heather Oberjohann, Elaine Parsons, Courtney Pomfrey, Holly Rack, Mariah Robinson, Lynn Schutte, Ellen Steinmetz, Madison Woodard and Amanda Ziegler. Second honors: Abigail Ball, Kaitlin Baum, Jessica Beal, Emily Benintendi, Anna Buczkowski, Katelyn Burkhart, Taylor Buttelwerth, Caitlin Camardo, Lauren Campbell, Kristen Clark, Laura Conley, Jessica Conway, Alexandra Cook, Courtney Criswell, Kaitlin Delape, Danielle DiLonardo, Candisse Fejer, Grace Folz, Hannah Geckle, Taylor Gelhausen, Madyson Goist, Erin Harrington, Margaret Keller, Kierra Klein, Emily Klensch, Clare Knecht, Madison Knecht, Emily Knollman, Mackenzie Koenig, Nicole Kuchenbuch, Mariah Lonneman, Katlin Lovett, Danielle Maraan, Michelle Maraan, Abigail Meeks, Holly Michel, Natalie Miranda, Gabrielle Mooney, Alison Moore, Megan Mulvaney, Veronica Murray, Leah Obert, Kathryn Olding, Megan Packer, Brianna Poli, Jillian Rapien, Carrie Raterman, Alexandra Rauf, Anna Rentschler, Emily Richter, Rachel Roberts, Margaret Roettker, Abby Schindler, Madeline Schmidt, Daniela Schulten, Paige Scott, Madison Sillies, Meghan Sontag, Rachel Spade, Madeline Staubach, Ellie Thiemann, Keirstin Thompson, Emma Webb and Allyson Zeigler.

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First honors: Whitney Bishop, Samantha Brock, Rebecca Davis, Desiree Dick, Megan Dollenmeyer, Amanda Dreyer, Margaret Egbers, Christina Farwick, Brittany Fishburn, Marisa Grimes, Courtney Haverbusch, Grace Jacobsen, Abbey Meister, Kelly Neeb, Samantha Nissen, Katherine Orth, Carol Ratterman, Danielle Reynolds, Anna Rothan, Olivia Schaefer, Amanda Schrand, Allison Schuler, Annie Schulz, Emily Schwartz, Brenna Silber, Kaitlyn

Sterwerf, Sarah Stevens, Hannah Toberman, Claire Tonnis, Kelsey Voit, Cara Walden, Lauren Wilke and Megan Zelasko. Second honors: Victoria Albert, Elyssa Anderson, Amber Bahrani, Taylor Baston, Alexis Bierbaum, Samantha Billinghurst, Brooklyn Bonomini, Taylor Bove, Katherine Branscum, Elizabeth Bren, Olivia Browning, Jessica Bushman, Kiaritza Carballada, Mary-Kathleen Carraher, Abigail Chaulk, Allison Cimino, Olivia Conley, Madeline Crase, Elizabeth Davish, Mollie Effler, Allysa Fago, Jessica Finnen, Meghan Goldick, Katherine Guban, Lindsey Gump, Samantha Hayes, Molly Hennard, Amanda Herbert, Victoria Hostiuck, Leah Houchens, Kayla Howard, Jena Huber, Jamaya Johnson, Sydney Jung, Celina Junker, Miranda Kelsey, Morgan Kneip, Jordann McNamara, Avery Menke, Emily Meyer, Allison Moning, Katelyn Muench, Julie Mullins, Jamie Mushrush, Rachael Oakley, Olivia Otting, Amie Overberg, Emily Paul, Judith Pearce, Holly Petrocelli, Rachel Pierani, Katelyn Richter, Paige Rinear, Bridget Roden, Christine Ruhe, Rachel Rumpke, Jessica Sandhas, Allison Sansone, Olivia Schmitt, Jessica Schulte, Emily Schute, Brittney Sheldon, Rebecca Slageter, Abigail Smith, Jaime Spears, Gabby Stepaniak, Megan Suer, Mary Taphorn, Jordyn Thiery and Elizabeth Witzgall.

Juniors

First honors: Stephanie Ambach, Gabrielle Bolin, Cayla Brakers, Stephanie Dailey, Hailey Deyhle, Jessica Ellert, Kelsey Gibboney, Erin Hennard, Kelsey Heusmann, Jessica Kerr, Abigail Krabacher, Christine Kristof, Sara Krueger, Cassandra Lindeman, Kayla Morton, Kelly O’Shaughnessy, Kayla Orso, Abby Osborne, Danielle Pfeifer, Sarah Pierce, Samantha Rack, Brooke Sabatelli, Joey Sabelhaus, Abigail Thiemann, Jingyuan Tong, Karlie Torok, Cara Vordenberge, Erika Wagner and Sarah Workman. Second honors: Kristin Alverson, Julie Arnold, Samantha Ballway, Emily Bates, Emily Brandt, Sarah Brandt, Megan Brenner, Audrey Bryant, Sarah Buescher, Courtney Campbell, Jordan Chard, Rachel Clark, Alison Deitsch, Haley Donovan, Nicole Emig, Alyssa Estep, Jenna Foppe, Abigail Forry, Rachel Frank, Emily Goddard, Ellana Hagedorn, Lisa Hellkamp, Jessica Homer, Emily Lewinski, Kira Lig-

gins, Rachel Lusheck, Sara Masur, Allison Miller, Shannon O’Connell, Christine Overhues, Laney Pierani, Haley Poli, Julie Prendergast, Amber Raterman, Samantha Reid, Danielle Ripperger, Latanya Roberts, Cassidy Sanders, Melissa Scherpenberg, Leah Schmidt, Danielle Seiter, Alaina Silber, Madelynn Sillies, Katie Solzsmon, Sidney Stacy, Rebecca Stansell, Marie Stevenot, Jenna Taylor, Malia Wenning, Rebekah West, Zoe Widmer, Marianna Wolf and Dorsey Ziller.

Seniors

First honors: Shaiza Alvi, Erin Bergmann, Jayme Bittner, Lydia Black, Meredith Bodkin, Alexa Bolin, Allison Bollin, Cassandra Brakers, Elizabeth Brock, Mary Broering, Kerry Caddell, Christine Conway, El-Asa Crawford, Bridget Crowley, Lindsey Decher, Elizabeth Doyle, Mary Findley, Susan Findley, Alyssa Finke, Kathryn Flanigan, Colleen Flynn, Elise Hargis, Andrea Heckle, Megan Heckmann, Sarah Herman, Anna Herrmann, Malia Hess, Krista Issler, Emily Jester, Justine Junker, Megan Kaake, Brittani Kohls, Jamie Kolb, Melissa Kolb, Leslie Lohbeck, Elizabeth Loxterkamp, Maria Lupp, Chelsey Maag, Elizabeth Morris, Molly Murrison, Amanda Rapien, Kelly Rogers, Laura Rothan, Madison Sabatelli, Lauren Schneider, Claire Speirs, Tayler Thress, Julia Timme and Emily York. Second honors: Nicole Ashcraft, Jordan Beal, Nicole Beccaccio, Erin Bepler, Emily Blessing, Danielle Browning, Jennifer Burgoyne, Sarah Bushman, Kimberly Calder, Chloe Caldwell, Nina Clark, Stephanie Clemons, Brianna Doxsey, Abigail Engel, Nina Frondorf, Kathryn Geckle, Morgan Gelhausen, Kaitlyn Gerrety, Rebecca Giuliano, Nora Goetzman, Aimee Green, Nicole Helmers, Grace Hoesl, Erin Hoskins, Ashley Johns, Lauren Jones, Emily Kacner, Sarah Kist, Jessica Larkin, Sarah Maraan, Samantha McQueen, Jordan McSayles, Jordanne Mitchell, Samantha Morrissey, Catherine Murray, Ashley Musick, Kelley Namaky, Carley Powell, Melissa Quinlan, Alysha Reed, Caitlin Roberts, Jennifer Rosenacker, Allison Sander, Michelle Schmidt, Kaitlyn Schwettmann, Nicole Sifri, Megan Sparks, Lindsey Totten, Lindsey Trischler, Kaylyn Von Korff, Mallory Waters, Katherine Wernke, Kayla Wilmes, Sydney Yerger, Kathryn Yoder and Rachel Young.

Lending a hand

St. Ursula Academy students will donate nearly $6,100 to assist with crisis relief in Japan. The school hosted four school mission collections over two weeks to help raise money for the cause. The majority of the money donated will be sent to Japan through Catholic Relief Services. Some will be sent to the St. Ursula School in Hachinohe, Japan, just 200 miles from the quake’s epicenter. Pictured collecting donations from their homeroom are students Weslie Kennedy of College Hill and Melanie Leonard of Colerain Township. PROVIDED


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Seitz removed from senate committee Gannett News Service For the second time, Green Township Republican Senator Bill Seitz has been yanked off a senate committee – this time stripped of his chairmanship. Seitz riled Republican leaders last month by opposing Senate Bill 5, legislation that limits collective bargaining rights for public unions; he lost an earlier committee seat when GOP leaders feared his ‘no’ vote would kill the bill. On April 6, State Senate Presi-

dent – and Seitz’s housemate in Columbus – Tom Niehaus, R-New Richmond, kicked the lawmaker off the chamber’s Government Oversight Seitz and Reform Committee, replacing him with Sen. Keith Faber (R-Celina.) By that afternoon, the chamber’s website had already replaced Seitz’s name and photo on the

committee list. “It’s unacceptable and I disagree with this decision,” Seitz said. Niehaus’ spokesman Jason Mauk said Seitz was removed because he considered adopting a substitute version of a bill that would revise the state’s public employee pension funds without first talking to Faber, who is the sponsor of that bill. “(Niehaus) felt the need to send the message to all the committee

chairs that he expects them to respect the process and the institution and that’s all this is about.” Seitz called it a housekeeping matter and that he was simply updating language in the bill. He said he checked with John Barron, legal counsel to the Senate Majority Caucus and spoke to other members on the committee about the issue. “I call that ‘checking with upstairs,’” Seitz said. “So you can judge for yourself whether the rea-

son given is the real reason or not.” Jason Mauk said removal – which will cost Seitz $6,500 a year – had nothing to do with SB 5. “I will not speak to the motivation behind it because it was not my decision,” Seitz said. “But having been removed from one committee weeks ago and now being removed from another, it brings to mind res ipsa loquitur, which in Latin means ‘the thing speaks for itself.’”

BRIEFLY St. Ilijah Macdeonian Orthodox Church, sponsors a Monte Carlo at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at the church, 8465 Wuest Road. Games offered will include Black Jack, Texas Hold ‘Em, Instants, 7 Card, Beat the Dealer and split the pot. Admission is free and open to the public. Food and beer will be available to purchase. All proceeds will benefit the church. For more information, visit www.StIlijaMacedonianChurch.com.

Great American Cleanup

The Colerain Township Community Associaiton is planning to participate in the Great American Cleanup this weekend. Groups will meet at two locations on Saturday, April 16. To cleanup at the Interstate 275 interchange with Hamilton Avenue, meet in the parking lot of the North Central branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 11109 Hamilton Ave. at 8 a.m. To cleanup at the I-275 interchange with Colerain Avenue, meet in the Toys R Us in the parking lot at 9959 Colerain Ave., at 8 a.m.

There will also be a minicraft show. Proceeds benefit the Struble Elementary School PTA.

Scholarship fundraiser

The second annual Kira Nicole Glbert Scholarship walk and fundraiser will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at Heritage Park, 11405 East Miami River Road, in Colerain Township, There will be food, drinks, raffles, and our guest speaker will be Amanda Orlando again. Kira Nicole Gilbert died April 9, 2009, A scholarship has been set up in her honor. To make a cash donation, you can visit http://tinyurl. com/kiragilbert

Easter Egg Hunt

The annual Colerain Township Easter Egg Hunt will be in Colerain Park on Saturday, April 16. Activities begin at 10 a.m. and include visits with the Easter Bunny, egg decorating, a petting zoo, and entertainment by the Shriners Clowns. The hunt, which features more than 10,000 eggs, begins promptly at 11 a.m. There are prizes for special eggs.

Spring cleaning

The Hamilton County yard waste drop-off sites are now open. One of three sites is at Kuliga Park, 6717 Bridgetown Road. Others are at Rumpke landfill and at Bzak Landscaping in Anderson Township. The sites are open from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Kuliga Park will be closed April 24, July 2 and July 3.

Spring concert

Xavier University’s Symphonic Winds will perform a spring concert at Mount Healthy High School at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19. It will be in the Russell Hinkle Fine Arts Auditorium at the high school, 8101 Hamilton Ave. Admission is free. Donations of money will be accepted to benefit Xavier’s service trip to Guatemala and canned goods will be accepted to benefit the Mount Healthy Alliance food pantry.

Playhouse production

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park brings a production of “Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse” to Springfield Township Friday, April 15. The play is free and will be at 7 p.m. in The Grove, 9158 Winton Road. Perfect for family fun, the evening also will include snacks for children after the show. For more information call 522-1410.

Egg hunt

Arlington Memorial Gardens will have the Easter Bunny and an Easter Egg Hunt Party at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 16, at 2145 Compton Road, Mount Healthy. There will be games, candy, prizes, face painting and a visit from the Easter Bunny. The party is open to all children from 2 to 7 years old. If there is bad weather, the party is rescheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 23, For information, call 5217003.

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The week at Northwest

• The Northwest baseball team beat Talawanda 5-4, April 1. Northwest’s Justin Carter was 2-3 with two RBI. On April 2, Turpin beat Northwest 15-4. Northwest’s Joey Mascari hit a triple and had two RBI. Then, Turpin beat Northwest 10-6. Northwest’s Rickey Bender hit a double. On April 6, Northwest lost 10-8 to Harrison. Northwest’s Rickey Bender was 2-3 with three RBI • In softball, Northwest beat Talawanda 4-3 in nine innings, April 1. Northwest’s Ashley Moore had an RBI.

The week at Colerain

• The Colerain baseball team beat Lakota West 3-2, April 1. Colerain’s Ryan Atkinson hit a triple. On April 2, Milford beat Colerain 12-11. Colerain’s Drew Depoe was 2-5 with two doubles and three RBI; and Nick Brausch was 2-3 with two doubles and three RBI. On April 6, Colerain beat Lakota East 4-3 in eight innings. Colerain’s Brad Vanover hit a double and had two RBI. On April 7, Colerain lost 43 to Lakota West. Colerain’s Ryan Atkinson was 2-3, scored a homerun and had two RBI. • In boys tennis, Colerain beat Hamilton 4-1, April 5. Colerain’s Josh Wilcox beat Campbell 7-5, 6-4; Aaron McPheters beat Donie 6-4, 64; James Sheline and Craig White beat Groh and Tillery 63, 6-1; Jarrett Grace and Eric Moorman won by forfeit. On April 6, Colerain lost 50 to Lakota West. On April 7, Colerain lost 50 to Mason (Green). • In softball, Colerain lost 7-0 to Lakota East, April 6.

The week at La Salle

• The Elder boys volleyball team beat LaSalle 31-29, 2830, 25-23, 25-20, April 1. • In baseball, La Salle beat Lakota East 13-9, April 2. La Salle’s Zach Dillman was 3-4 with a double, a triple and six RBI; and Dan Carrier was 3-5 with two runs and two RBI. On April 6, La Salle beat Elder 9-4. La Salle’s Drew Campbell was 1-1 and scored three runs. • In boys tennis, Elder beat La Salle 5-0, April 6. Elder’s Drew Schroeder beat Kevin Bush 6-0, 6-0; Danny James beat John Hoeweler 6-0, 6-0; Ryan Patty beat Sam Pieper 6-0, 6-0; Kevin Butler and Nathan Walroth beat Anthony Heckle and Sam Samoya 7-6 (7-3), retire; and Andy Martini and James Schottlekotte beat Ryan Gundlach and Nick Buganski 6-3, 6-3.

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St. X aims for 6th straight district title By Tony Meale

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The St. Xavier High School tennis team, which has won five consecutive district titles, entered the season ranked No. 1 in the city. The Bombers’ hold on that No. 1 ranking, however, is considerably more tenuous than in previous years, as St. X figures to face stiff challenges from the likes of Lakota East, Sycamore and Mason, ranked second through fourth, respectively. “In the last five years, we’ve been in the driver’s seat,” Bombers head coach Russ King acknowledged. “But I’ve got a whole lot more experience having to think of ways to beat somebody. I never get too secure.” St. X must replace Ryan Bandy, a former state semifinalist who is now playing at Notre Dame, as well as the state-qualifying doubles team of Sean Bandy and Jay Fovel. Yet the Bombers have fared well in the early season, beating La Salle 5-0

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St. Xavier senior Devin Bostick will see a lot of time at first singles this season.

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St. Xavier High School senior Edward Broun Jr. of Anderson is one of the top returners for the Bombers. March 30 and winning the St. Edward Tournament April 2. St. X, which totaled 47.5 points, finished ahead of Toledo St. John Jesuit (29.5), Westlake (29.5), Columbus University School (21.5), Hudson (12.5), Youngstown Hoover (9), Cleveland St. Ignatius (6)

and Cleveland St. Edward (0). “I don’t know if we could beat some of those teams again if we had to, but I’d rather be where we are than where they are, trying to figure out how to beat us,” King said. “But honest to goodness, there was some luck involved.”

Senior Devin Bostick of Mount Lookout, a returning district-qualifier, is St. X’s No. 1 singles player. “He’s got his work cut out for him,” King said. “We need him to hold his spot.” Other key performers are seniors Edward Broun Jr. of Anderson and Casey Leary of Loveland, as well as

sophomores Matt Santen of Hyde Park and Matthew Duma of Montgomery. Other contributors include seniors Dylan Folzenlogan of Loveland and John Heskett of Springdale, juniors Donald Baverman of Delhi and Eric Salomon of Hyde Park and sophomore Elliot Bostick of Mount Lookout. According to the St. Xavier school website, the Bombers have won the Greater Catholic League South division every year since 1968.

Knights ready to take the next step By Adam Turer eastsports@communitypress.com

Northwest High School boys tennis coach Dexter Carpenter enters each season with enthusiasm. 2011 is no different, as Carpenter expects his team to challenge for the newly formed Fort Ancient Valley Conference West title. For the past four years, the Knights have played quality tennis, but come up just short of winning a league title. Northwest has finished second to Talawanda in the FAVC Scarlet Division each of the last four seasons. This year, the Knights have new competition in the FAVC West but will still need to overtake Talawanda to claim the league crown. This might be the year that the Knights take the next step. They have the talent and experience to compete with anyone and are off to a

Carpenter

good early start. “We’re l o o k i n g great,” said Carpenter of his team and their 4-1 start to the

season. The experienced squad features senior Taylor Aho playing first singles, Khanhhien Nguyen playing second singles, and Alex Klein playing third singles. Jake Kellerman and Nhat Quong Tran are the team’s top doubles team for now. When tournament time comes, Aho and Klein will team up for what Carpenter calls his “Super Doubles” team. “Our Super Doubles teams will be our strength come tournament time,” Carpenter said. He will also play his “Super Doubles” team against some of the Knights’ more high-profile

Other local boys tennis teams Colerain

The Cardinals, which went a combined 4-26 in 2008 and 2009, finished 3-13 (1-8) last year and snapped several dubious streaks in the process. Colerain had lost 22 straight Greater Miami Conference matches before besting Middletown 3-2 last April. It was the Cardinals’ first win over a GMC opponent since beating Hamilton 5-0 in May 2007. Colerain’s key performers this year are seniors Sean Fitzgerald, Josh Wilcox, Aaron McPheters and Jarrett Grace. Other contributors include Eric Mollman, James Sheline, Matt Hill, Gavin Whitehead and Craig White. The Cardinals, coached by Steve Tapogna, are 1-2 entering play April 7.

La Salle

Among the key singles performers for the Lancers are Anthony Heckle, Kevin Bush, John Hoeweler, Sam Pieper and Nick Buganski, while doubles performers include Ryan Gundlach, Sam Samoya and Travis Robertson. La Salle is coached by Mike Hollman.

Roger Bacon

The Spartans, which are 1-2 entering play April 5, are led by singles players Alex Meyer, Shaun Hoopes, Clay Tyler, Scott Schaffer and Seth Steele. Doubles players include Adam Richards, Alex Browne and Nick Luken. Roger Bacon is coached by David Schuster.

opponents during the regular season. The Knights have beefed up their nonconference schedule this year and will face some of the area’s top teams, including Moeller and Fairfield. “As we’ve gotten more competitive, we’ve added

tougher opponents to our schedule,” Carpenter said. “I think that will make us a lot better this year.” After finishing 11-4 last season, the Knights dedicated themselves to a steady offseason program. All 15 members of the boys team

participated in the team’s winter program, said Carpenter. The hard work is expected to pay off this year. Talawanda still stands as the team to beat in the FAVC West after defeating Northwest April 5, but the Knights are inching closer to the top each year. The extra effort the boys put in during the offseason will hopefully pay dividends come tournament time. “Our young people worked really, really hard in the offseason,” Carpenter said. “We had a really good winter program. Everybody put the time in to work and get better.” The Knights played in the Oak Hills tournament on Saturday, April 9, and traveled to matches at Madeira April 11 and Ross April 12. They return to action for their first home match since the season opener, hosting Taylor on Monday, April 18.

The week at St. Xavier

• The St. Xavier baseball team beat Colerain 16-4 in six innings, April 2. St. Xavier’s Chad Sudbrack was 3-5 with a double, a homerun and six RBI. Colerain’s Joe Bolden was 1-2 with a homerun and an RBI. St. Xavier beat Milford 175 in six innings, April 2. St. Xavier’s Dominic Plageman was 2-3 with a homerun and three RBI. On April 6, St. Xavier beat Sylvania Southview 11-0 in five innings. St. X’s Dominic Plageman pitched eight strikeouts, and Matt Wilson was 2-3, scored two runs and one homerun and had three RBI. • In boys tennis on April 5, St. Xavier beat Elder 4-1. St. X’s D. Bostick beat Schroeder 6-2, 3-6, 6-1; Baverman beat Cole 6-2, 6-1; Ed Broun and Casey Leary beat Patty and Walroth 6-4, 6-1; E. Bostick and Soloman beat ButlerCova 4-6, 6-2, 6-1.

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Taking a shot

Jessica Cobb, University of Cincinnati sophomore, strains in the shot put event of the Oliver Nikoloff Open track and field meet held at Gettler Stadium, April 1-2. The interior design major took a 3rd place with a distance of 46’ 11”. The Colerain graduate was a three-sport athlete in high school, which included a state Final Four in softball.

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Kayla Dunn, a Colerain High School graduate, bends the pole and eyes her target at the Oliver Nikoloff Open at Gettler Stadium, April 1-2. The University of Cincinnati senior, and psychology major, earned a fifth-place finish in the pole vault by clearing a height of 11’ 9.75”.


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La Salle searching for consistency By Tony Meale tmeale@communitypress.com

If there’s one thing Heather York wants to see from her La Salle High School volleyball team, it’s consistency. The Lancers opened the season with wins over St. Charles and Hilliard Bradley before getting blanked by St. Xavier and Moeller and dropping a 3-1 decision to Elder.

• In girls lacrosse, Cincinnati Country Day beat McAuley 16-10, April 1. McAuley’s Keane scored five goals, Lindsey Trischler and Megan Williams scored two goals each and Jessica Larkin scored one goal. • In softball, McAuley beat Mount Notre Dame 5-1, April 5. McAuley’s Jamie Ertel had two RBI. On April 6, McAuley beat St. Ursula 8-2. McAuley’s Melissa Kolb was 3-3, scored a homerun and had two RBI. In softball, Mercy beat McAuley 7-1, April 7. Jamie Ertel was 2-3 and hit a double for McAuley.

More at Northwest

• In softball on April 6, Northwest lost 10-0 in five innings to Harrison. On April 7, Northwest beat Harrison 5-4. Northwest’s Krystin Overton was 1-3, hit a double and had two RBI. • In boys tennis, Northwest beat Colerain 4-1, April 4. Taylor Aho beat Sean Fitzgerald 7-6 (4) 6-1; Hen beat Josh Wilcox 7-5, 6-4; Nhat Quang Tran and Jake Kellerman beat Matt Hill and Gavin Whitehead 6-1, 6-1; and Tanner Agin and Lars Rohde beat Jarrett Grace and Eric Moorman 6-0, 7-5. Colerain’s Aaron McPheters beat Alex Klei 7-6 (3), 7-5. On April 5, Northwest lost 4-1 to Talawanda. Northwest’s Lars Rohde and Tanner Agin beat Wu and Bader 3-6,

outscored 84-82 in the first three games before falling 25-20 in the fourth. “We need to get into that mentality of finishing games,” York said. “We stayed with them until the very end, and then we had

a bit of a letdown. As long as we finish games strong, we’ll do very well.” Among La Salle’s top performers are seniors Ben Moeller (MH), Tyler Celek (MH), Sam Wenke (MH), Alec King (OH) and Luke

6-2, 10-3. • In boys track, Finneytown placed first with a score of 61 against Northwest’s second place 58 and Deer Park’s third place 40 in the Finneytown Tri-Meet, March 30. Northwest’s Miles Baldwin won the 200 meter in 23.8 seconds; Keshun Horton won the 110 meter hurdles in 19.2 seconds; Horton won the 300 meter hurdles; Northwest won the 4x100 meter relay and the 4x200 meter relay. • In girls track, Northwest placed first with a score of 63 against Reading’s secondplace 60, Deer Park’s third place 50 and Finneytown’s fourth-place 39, in the Finneytown Quad Meet, March 30. Northwest’s Alexus Coleman won the 800 meter in 3 minutes, 12.8 seconds; Thomas won the high jump at 4 feet, 10 inches; Coleman won the 300 meter hurdles in 56.5 seconds; and Northwest won the 4x400 meter relay in 5 minutes, 6.6 seconds. • In track, Northwest beat Harrison 5-1, March 31. Northwest’s Taylor Aho beat Dennis 6-1, 7-5; Khan Nguyen beat Edwards 6-0, 6-1; Alex Klei beat Reatherford 6-3, 6-2; Jake Kellerman and Colton Agin beat Millward and Hubbard 7-5, 7-5; Will Gustafson and Rhods beat Watson and McElroy 6-3, 6-2.

Player of the week

Northern Kentucky University sophomore Emily Schwaeble, a Colerain High

School graduate, was recently named the Great Lakes Valley Conference Softball Player of the Week. chwaeble guided the Norse to four league wins over the weekend as Northern Kentucky swept Kentucky Wesleyan and Southern Indiana. Schwaeble hit .615 (8for-13) with nine RBIs, three runs, two doubles and a home run. On Saturday, she was 3for-4 with two RBIs, two doubles and a run scored in Northern Kentucky’s 8-0 win in the first game. In the day’s

second game, an 11-2 Norse victory, Schwaeble was 2-for3 with three RBIs and a run scored. In Sunday’s 5-1 win over Southern Indiana in the series opener, Schwaeble was 1-for3 with an RBI. She returned in the nightcap to go 2-for-3 with three RBIs and a home run to lead the Norse to a 5-1 win. Schwaeble is hitting .348 on the season with four home runs and a team-high 26 RBIs. Northern Kentucky (20-9) is leading the GLVC with an 11-2 conference record.

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The Spartans finished 10-12 overall and 3-4 in the Greater Catholic League South division last year, but they opened the 2011 season with a pair of wins – 3-1 over Milford March 28 and 3-0 over Purcell Marian March 31. Roger Bacon, which graduated all-league performers Sean Speed and Nick Wilking, returned junior second-team all-leaguer Connor Mouty. The Spartans are coached by Adam Goller.

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The Bombers, which finished 15-7 last year, have started 8-1 (entering play April 7). St. Xavier defeated Columbus DeSales, Hilliard Bradley, Louisville Trinity, Bishop Watterson, Hilliard Davidson and La Salle at the St. Charles Invitational March 25-26. The Bombers then earned a 3-0 home win over league rival and defending state champion Elder March 29. Their first loss of the season came two days later at Moeller. The Crusaders won 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-20). Among St. X’s top players are seniors Ben Lottman, Matthew Kues, Matthew Devine, Michael O’Brien Jr., Benjamin Krzmarzick, James Stenger, Adam Bambach and Kyle Spoelker. Also contributing are juniors Brian Shannon, Michael Fletcher, Benjamin Hart, Collin Flesner, Stephen Creevy and Preston Hart. St. X is coached by Bill Ferris, who has led the Bombers to four statefinal appearances and two championships (2003 and 2006).

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After a day-long examination of utility bills, it was pointed out in the article, ‘Performance audit expands to departments’ (March 16, 2011), addressing the issue of late/finance fees for delinquent bills, that late fees were assessed because of a straggling lighting district bill. According to the article, this problem was resolved in 2010 within 5 months, and makes this issue seem very insignificant. If this is no big deal, why did we pay an auditor $2,000 to do a performance audit? Why is this audit being expanded to the departments? I seriously doubt that this lighting district was the reason for cell phone service and utilities turned off, and credit denied at local stores. Realistically, we will never know how many hundreds of tax dollars were spent unnecessarily

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CH@TROOM Should voters be required to provide a photo ID at the polls? Why or why not? “A picture ID should be required when voting as it for most other ID checks. In this day of identity theft, voter fraud etc. it makes sense. With the availability of mail-in voting (absentee) for everyone. I am not sure why any one would stand in line to vote any more. Go figure!” T.D.T. “ I think it is imperative that a photo ID be required to vote at the polls. I do not think a bill, an invoice, or anything else, minus the photo, with your name on it , should be acceptable. A photo ID is much better because when it is shown to the poll worker, he/she can identify the person by looking at the ID and looking at the person. If there is a match, then they can get a ballot. Otherwise – forget it.” J.E.T. his? If you need a photo ID to rent a car, cash a check or board a plane, I don’t think it’s too much to ask for ID to choose our leaders. There are too many opportunities for voter fraud these days and plenty of organizations willing to do it. Dead people vote, felons vote. Those who say that asking for an ID equals voter intimidation are wrong. Why would someone be intimidated by showing ID at a polling place? Here illegally? Active arrest warrants? Not really who you say you are? Hmmmm, maybe you shouldn’t be voting in the first place!” J.M. “Should voters be required to show photo ID? Why is this a question? Every time I walk into the Sharonville Community Center I am required to present my photo ID. It doesn’t embarrass me nor does it make me feel as if I am being singled out. Those who would oppose showing ID must have something to hide. For something as sacred as our one man, or one woman, one vote system, I believe verifying who we are to make sure we are eligible to cast a vote, is not only desirable, but essential in maintaining the integrity of our elections.” B.L. “Yes, If they ask me to show my picture ID at the polls, everyone who votes should have to do the same. I voted in the most cur-

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Next question Do you support efforts to repeal Senate Bill 5, and Ohio Democrats’ proposals to allow recalls of state office holders? Why or why not? Every week The Northwest Press asks readers a questions that they can reply to via e-mail. Send your answers to northwestpress@community press.com with “chatroom” in the subject line. rent elections. Many people actually did not the required documents to show that they resided where there correct polling was. And the poll workers allowed them to vote. That’s wrong!, That’s illegal! Also, poll workers need to verify by the address on the IDs/documents that they are voting at the correct polling place. I’m sure someone is going to go into a polling place and request to vote and not have an correct I.D. address to the place they vote. Change of residency require that state-issued IDs be changed within 30 days of a residency change. Poll workers should be required to know this too!” D.K. “Yes. A photo ID is required for many things that are not nearly as important as voting. Voter fraud is very serious. It undercuts the legitimacy of our democracy and dilutes the value of every valid vote. And, with all the illegals in our area it is a very real possibility. “By all means, a photo ID should be required and it should be examined closely, since it is easy to obtain such things as counterfeit drivers licenses.” T.H. “You need a photo ID (passport) to enter the United States even if you are a citizen of the USA. You need a photo ID to board a commercial airliner if you are over 18 years old. You need a photo ID (driver’s license) to legally operate an automobile. The government is willing to issue photo IDs to anyone that needs one for a very nominal cost. “Some will allege it is racially motivated. There is a legitimate reason for positive identification with a photo ID. Voter fraud is well known to all. Qualifying to vote requires a process. Including a photo ID in that process seems logical and well intended, despite politically motivated objections.” J.S.D.

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As I’m writing this, I’m on a military flight on my way back from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. I’m on a Congressional delegation with Sen. Scott Brown (R – MA), Democratic Rep. Albio (D – NJ), and a few military personnel. This is the third time I’ve been to Gitmo. The first time was in 2002. My second trip was five years later. Here’s what I saw, learned, and think about Gitmo following my latest inspection of the United States’ principal facility for holding anti-American Jihadist terrorists. At its zenith, approximately 800 detainees were held at Guantanamo Bay. We are now down to 172. The others have been transferred back to their own countries. It’s estimated that 25 percent have again taken up arms against the United States and our allies. I find this particularly disturbing. Of the remaining 172 detainees at Guantanamo Bay, most are from Yemen. They range in age from 23 to 63. They are all male, all Muslims, and in most instances very dangerous. Most eat better and get better medical care than at any time in their lives. The very worst are kept in a separate facility. We visited this

location, were briefed, and observed a number of the inmates on closed circuit T.V. This information is classified, but I can say that the most notoriSteve Chabot ous detainee we was Community observed Khalid Sheikh Press guest Mohammed, the columnist mastermind of 9/11. He was water boarded more than 100 times, and the information acquired averted planned attacks on the United States after 9/11. There have been allegations that the United States routinely tortures or mistreats detainees at Gitmo. As far as I can tell, this is utterly false. Despite being hit with a mixture of urine and fecal matter by inmates, the guards at Gitmo have a reputation for restraint and professionalism, which I saw on all three visits. Our brave troops ought to be praised, honored and appreciated, not denigrated. So why have we only tried four of these terrorists? The problem is that President Obama shut down the military commission process and proposed that we try the

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detainees in U.S. civilian courtrooms, specifically in New York City. There was such an outcry that he has finally backed off. But this has significantly delayed the process, and dramatically increased the cost. Considerable time, energy, and expense were wasted because preliminary proceedings were dismissed when the Obama Administration ordered civilian trials. Now the court motions will have to be re-filed and re-litigated, costing us once again – what a waste. It’s too bad the administration didn’t listen to the American people the first time. I continue to argue that master propagandists like Khalid Sheikh Mohammed cannot be allowed to use their trials to spread their vehement, anti-American message. Further, to allow them to mix with U.S. prison inmates would risk spreading their virulent venom throughout our prisons. In conclusion, Gitmo still serves an important role in the war against Islamic Jihadist terrorists, and in my opinion should remain open into the foreseeable future. Rep. Steve Chabot (R – 1st District) is the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia.

Green Twp. reports its general fund The Green Township General Fund is an account for all financial resources except those required to be accounted for in another fund. The General Fund money is available for use by the township for basically any Thomas purpose under Straus Ohio law. Other township funds Community such as the Fire Press guest Levy Fund, Police columnist Levy Fund, Safety Service Levy Fund, Road and Bridges Levy Fund and the Tax Increment Financing Fund are limited in where the funds may be spent. The total receipts and expenses for the General Fund of Green Township over the last several years are set out above. The major sources of revenue for the Green Township General Fund over the last few years have been: the Ohio Estate Tax, Local Govern-

Year 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006

General fund receipts $ 5,832,433 $ 7,759,458 $ 5,472,560 $ 5,944,467 $ 5,281,155

ment Fund, Cable Television Franchise Fees, Interest Income for township investments and rental income from the Nathanael Greene Lodge. Major expenses paid out of the general fund includes administrative expenses, police department operations, fire department operations, park operations and the senior center. Over the last 15 years, the two major sources of funds for the township’s General Fund has been the Ohio Estate Tax and the Local Government Fund. Over the last 15 years the Ohio Estate Tax has generated $33,223,804 for Green Township which represents 44 percent of the total receipts for the township General Fund over this period of time. The largest amount received in a single year for Ohio

General fund expenses $ 4,554,652 $ 3,695,744 $ 5,313,367 $ 4,628,405 $ 4,177,324 Estate Taxes was $4,922,506 in 2009. The Local Government Fund has generated $15,791,521 over the last 15 years which represents 21 percent of the total receipts for the Green Township General Fund. The largest amount received in a single year from the Local Government Fund was $1,161,747 in 2001. Total receipts for Green Township General Fund over the last 15 years have been $75,480,043. Currently, there are proposed budget cuts of approximately 50 percent to the Local Government Fund over the next two years. There is also pending legislation to terminate the Ohio Estate Tax in the next few years. Thomas J. Straus is the Green Township fiscal officer.

Tax reminders from Social Security Q) My husband and I intend to file for Social Security benefits next year when we are both full retirement age. Between the two of us, we will have a combined Social Security benefit of almost $3,000 per month. Will we have to pay federal income tax on that amount? A) Perhaps. You will have to pay federal taxes on your benefits if you file a joint tax return and you and your spouse have a total income that is more than $32,000. If you file as an individual, you will have to pay taxes on your benefits if your total income is more than $25,000. For more information, call the Internal Revenue Service toll-free at 1-800-829-3676 and ask for IRS Publication Number 915, Social Security and Equivalent Railroad Retirement Benefits. People who are deaf or hard of hearing may call the IRS toll-free number, 1-800829-4059.

If you wish to have federal taxes withheld from your check, see our tax withholding web page at www.socialsecurity.gov/planners/ta xwithold.htm. Social Security has no authority to withhold state or local taxes from your benefit. Many states and local authorities do not tax Social Security benefits. You should contact your state or local taxing authority for more information. Other tax season reminders: Tax deadline is Monday, April 18 – The due date for 2010 federal tax returns is Monday, April 18. If you plan to claim your children or any other dependents on your tax return, you will need to have a Social Security number for each individual. If you don’t already have a Social Security number for a dependent, applications and filing requirements are available online at www.socialsecurity.gov/ssnumber. Request your SSA-1099 online – If you receive Social Security ben-

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The whole cast is on stage at the White Oak Middle School where the Drama Club presented Disney's “High School Musical Jr.”

They’re not really cheerleaders, they just play them in the White Oak Middle School Drama Club presentation of presenting Disney's “High School Musical Jr.” The cast worked for three months preparing for its big show.

Pam McDermott and Peyton Bellman played members of the Drama Club in the White Oak Middle School presentation of Disney's “High School Musical Jr.”

Middle school musical!

White Oak Middle School recently presented Disney’s “High School Musical Jr.” with a cast and crew of more than 50 students. The Disney Channel’s smash hit musical brought the stories of Jocks,Cheerleaders, Skater Dudes and others as they find their cliques, recount their vacations and look forward to their new school year. Through twists and turns and teenage intrigue, the whole school comes together as winners on stage and on the court as the Wildcats win the championship game and stage a successful musical. Photos by Tony Jones/Staff From left, Alexxa Hughes, Brenden Copenhaver and Chase Hudson are the “Skater Dudes and Dudette” in the White Oak Middle School presentation of Disney’s “High School Musical Jr.”

Playing the lead is Ryan Mulvaney (center) as one of the “Jocks” in the White Oak Middle School production of Disney’s “High School Musical Jr.”


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DANCE CLASSES Line Dance Class, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Springfield Township Senior and Community Center, 9158 Winton Road, Dancing with Jerry and Kathy Helt, instructors. $4. 321-6776. Springfield Township. EDUCATION

Adult Computer Class, 7-9 p.m., Colerain Township Senior and Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, $44, $35 Colerain Township residents. 741-8802. Colerain Township.

ON STAGE - STUDENT THEATER

The Phantom of the Opera, 7:30 p.m., St. Xavier High School, 600 W. North Bend Road, Musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on the French novel by Gaston Leroux. $12. 761-7600, ext. 586; on.fb.me/hNEwjJ. Finneytown. The White Rose, 8 p.m., La Salle High School, 3091 North Bend Road, $5-$12. Presented by La Salle High School Drama. Through April 17. 741-2369. Green Township. F R I D A Y, A P R I L 1 5

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Introductory Course on Buddhism, 7-8 p.m., Gaden Samdrup Ling Buddhist Monastery and Cultural Center, 3046 Pavlova Drive, Delve into details on all Buddhist topics and on complex topics of emptiness and the nature of mind. Free, donations accepted. Through April 29. 385-7116; www.dgtlmonastery.org. Colerain Township.

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Lettuce Eat Well Farmers Market, 3-7:30 p.m., Harvest Home Park, 3961 North Bend Road, Locally produced food items. Free. Presented by Lettuce Eat Well. 661-1792; www.lewfm.org. Cheviot.

St. John the Baptist Fish Fry, 4:30-7:30 p.m., St. John the Baptist School-Colerain Township, 5375 Dry Ridge Road, Undercroft. Fried and baked fish, shrimp, pizza, mozzarella sticks and soup dinners and a la carte, side items, drinks and desserts. Menu at website. Carryout available. Benefits HelpA-Student Education Fund. Fifty cents-$6; carryout specials $16-$19. 923-2900; www.stjohns-dr.org. Colerain Township. St. James the Greater Fish Fry, 4:30-8 p.m., St. James the Greater - White Oak, 3565 Hubble Road, Undercroft. Baked and fried fish, shrimp, cheese pizza, clam chowder, macaroni and cheese, desserts, pop and beer. Carryout available. Benefits St. James the Greater church activities. 741-5311; www.stjamesfishfry.org. White Oak. Fish Fry, 4:30-7 p.m., VFW Post 7340 Charles R. Gailey, 8326 Brownsway Lane, Cod, catfish, shrimp, chicken, platters come with choice of two sides. Carryout available. Family friendly. $7 platter, $4 sandwich. Presented by VFW Post 7340 Ladies Auxiliary. 5217340; gaileypost.webs.com. Colerain Township. Fish Fry, 5:30-7 p.m., Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 17 Farragut Road, Catholic Center Cafeteria. Salmon, baked or fried cod platters, pizza, clam chowder, macaroni and cheese, fries and more. $5-$8. Carryout available. Stations of the Cross, 7 p.m. and Growing in your Prayer Life, 7:30 p.m. 8258626; www.olr.net. Greenhills. Fish Fry, 4-8 p.m., American Legion Post Hugh Watson Post 530 Greenhills, 11100 Winton Road, Fish Dinner: cod fillet, salt rye bread, coleslaw & fries; $7. Shrimp Dinner: shrimp, salt rye bread, coleslaw and fries; $8. Other items and sides available. $5-$8. Presented by American Legion Post Hugh Watson Post 530 Greenhills Auxiliary. 825-3099. Greenhills. Fish Fry, 4:30-7 p.m., Salvation Army-Center Hill Corps and Community Center, 6381 Center Hill Ave., Dinner includes Alaskan pollock, fries or onion rings, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese and green beans, dessert and beverage. Drive-through and carryout available (does not include dessert and beverage). Benefits programs and services the Center Hill Community Center. $7. Presented by Salvation Army-Center Hill Corp. 2429100; tinyurl.com/3w9o9ye. Springfield Township.

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Fish Fry, 5-8 p.m., St. Bartholomew Church, 9375 Winton Road, Fried or baked fish and shrimp dinners, pizza, sides, fried pickles, soup, soft drinks and beer. Carryout available. $7. 522-3680. Finneytown. Fish Fry, 5-7:30 p.m., St. John Neumann Church, 12191 Mill Road, Daniel Hall. Baked and fried fish, shrimp, vegetable lasagna, pizza and more. A la carte and carryout available. $7 and up. 742-0953. Springfield Township. Fish Fry, 5:30-7 p.m., St. Therese Little Flower Church, 5560 Kirby Ave., School Cafeteria. Fish, shrimp, spaghetti, pizza, shrimp, potatoes, fries, salad and macaroni and cheese. Carryout available. Free Our Lady of Grace sports registrations raffled at each fish fry. Chances available for every $10 of food purchased or for every two hours of time volunteered by an adult. Presented by Our Lady of Grace Athletic Association. 681-2631; www.olgcs.org. Mount Airy. St. Matthias Fish Fry, 5-7 p.m., St. Matthias Catholic Church, 1050 W. Kemper Road, Includes fried and baked fish, shrimp dinners, sandwiches, sides, drinks and desserts. Carryout available. $1-$7. 851-1930. Forest Park.

Fantastic Farm Fridays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Parky’s Farm, 10037 Daly Road, Hands-on educational activities and live demonstrations for children. Includes goat milking, sheep shearing, vegetable planting and more. Buckeye United Fly Fishers will teach fly fishing. Pony and wagon rides available for a small fee. Free, vehicle permit required. Large groups call 521-3276, ext. 100, in advance. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-3276. Springfield Township.

ON STAGE - STUDENT THEATER

The Phantom of the Opera, 7:30 p.m., St. Xavier High School, $12. 761-7600, ext. 586; on.fb.me/hNEwjJ. Finneytown. The White Rose, 8 p.m., La Salle High School, $5-$12. 741-2369. Green Township. Annie, 8 p.m., Winton Woods High School, 1231 W. Kemper Road, Auditorium. Spring musical. Story of spunky Depression-era orphan determined to find her parents after being abandoned years before on the doorstep of New York City orphanage run by cruel Miss Hannigan. $7-$8. Through April 16. 619-2420; theater.wintonwoodsboosters.org. Forest Park.

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Walk Club, 8:30 a.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Walks are led by Park District volunteers. Walkers may choose the days they want to walk. Ages 50 and up.Free, vehicle permit required. 728-3551, ext. 406; www.greatparks.org. Springfield Twp.

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Educational Woodturning Series, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Northminster Presbyterian Church, 703 Compton Road, Judy Ditmer, professional woodturner, demonstrates techniques in turning signature line jewelry, which explores variations in shape, texture, color combination and other design elements. $15, $10 members. Presented by Ohio Valley Woodturners Guild. 315-0958; www.ovwg.org. Finneytown.

ART EXHIBITS

Art in the Parks, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., FarbachWerner Nature Preserve, 3455 Poole Road, Ellenwood Nature Barn. “Kaleidoscope.” Works by the Colerain Artists, local teachers, illustrators, commercial artists and winners of juried art competitions and exhibits. Free, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; www.greatparks.org. Colerain Township.

HOLIDAY - EASTER

Community Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m., First Baptist Church of Dent, 6384 Harrison Ave., Refreshments, prizes for hunters by age group plus door prizes. Free. 574-6411. Dent. Children’s Spring Fest and Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., New Hope Community Church, 3707 Edgewood Drive, Vacation bible school fundraiser. Includes crafts and games. Egg hunt begins 3 p.m. for ages 10 and under. Benefits New Hope Community Church. Family friendly. 661-2428; www.visitnewhope.org. Green Township.

NATURE

April Flowers Hike, 10 a.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Hike along the Great Oaks Trail to look for April wildflowers. Free, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; www.greatparks.org. Springfield Township.

ON STAGE - STUDENT THEATER

The Phantom of the Opera, 7:30 p.m., St. Xavier High School, $12. 761-7600, ext. 586; on.fb.me/hNEwjJ. Finneytown. The White Rose, 8 p.m., La Salle High School, $5-$12. 741-2369. Green Township. Annie, 8 p.m., Winton Woods High School, $7$8. 619-2420; theater.wintonwoodsboosters.org. Forest Park.

ON STAGE - THEATER

Nights of the Round Table, 8 p.m., Contemporary Dance Theater, 1805 Larch Ave., Singer and songwriter, Mary Kroner, who wrote the play, tells and sings the story of a voyage of discovery, finding the links between Father Abraham; Cheviot, Ohio; family dinners and the chemical makeup of the earth’s atmosphere. $10-$15, $5 students. Through April 17. 541-2350. College Hill. S U N D A Y, A P R I L 1 7

ART EXHIBITS

Art in the Parks, Noon-3 p.m., Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, “Kaleidoscope.” Free, vehicle permit required. 521-7275; www.greatparks.org. Colerain Township.

NATURE

Mystery Animals, 4 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Winton Woods Harbor. Use clues to identify mystery guests, then see them live. Free, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; www.greatparks.org. Springfield Township.

PROVIDED

The Grove, 9158 Winton Road, presents “Lilly’s Plastic Purple Purse” at 7 p.m. Friday, April 15. Admission is free. The performance is part of the Playhouse Off the Hill series. Lilly is a spunky little mouse who speaks a secret backwards language and wears disguises. For more infromation, call 931-4255 or visit www.cincyplay.com. Pictured are Marie Pope, Kevin-Michael Chu and Anne Marie Damman. M O N D A Y, A P R I L 1 8

EDUCATION

The Proper Role of Judges, 7-8:30 p.m., Clippard Industries, 7390 Colerain Ave., Topics: separation of powers as it affects laws and judges; state vs. federal judges; how laws are made: legislature vs. judicial; judicial activism defined and examples; safeguards in preventing and correcting judicial activism. Free. Reservations required. Presented by Empower U Ohio. 202-3140. Colerain Township.

HOME & GARDEN

Year-Round Gardening: Best Herbs for Cincy Gardens, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Monfort Heights Branch Library, 3825 West Fork Road, Choosing the right plants for our area and your garden. Learn new ideas for planning and maintaining garden throughout the year. Adults only. Free. Presented by White Oak Garden Center. 385-3313; www.whiteoakgardencenter.com. Monfort Heights.

NATURE

Picnic with the Ants, Noon, Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Winton Centre. Ants will be invited by placing different foods out just for them. Picnic-goers can bring a lunch, drink and blanket. Cookies provided. Free, vehicle permit required. 521-7275; www.greatparks.org. Springfield Township.

RECREATION

Walk Club, 8:30 a.m., Winton Woods, Free, vehicle permit required. 728-3551, ext. 406; www.greatparks.org. Springfield Township. Walk Club, 8:30 a.m., Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, Free; vehicle permit required. 7283551, ext. 406; www.greatparks.org. Colerain Township.

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CIVIC

Council Meetings, 7 p.m., Greenhills Municipal Building, 11000 Winton Road, Presented by Village of Greenhills. 825-2100; www.greenhillsohio.org. Greenhills.

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Wormburners, 8-10 a.m., The Mill Course, 1515 W. Sharon Road, Senior men golfers, ages 55 and up. Golf and picnics. New members welcome. $30. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 923-3808; email kjortwein@fuse.net. Springfield Township.

LECTURES

World Traveler: Sojourn to Japan, 5-6 p.m., Twin Towers, 5343 Hamilton Ave., The Hader Room. World traveler Eleanor McCombe, highlights her travels to Japan. Ages 50 and up. Free. 853-4100; www.lec.org. College Hill.

RECREATION

Walk Club, 8:30 a.m., Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, Free; vehicle permit required. 7283551, ext. 406; www.greatparks.org. Colerain Township. Board Game Night, 6-10 p.m., Yottaquest, 7607 Hamilton Ave., Bring your own board games, other games also provided. Play games from all genres and eras. Free. 9231985; www.yottaquest.com. Mount Healthy.

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CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Relay For Life of Colerain Township Team Meeting, 6-6:30 p.m., Weigel Elementary, 3242 Banning Road, Information on teams forming to participate in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Colerain Township May 13-14 at Colerain Park. Benefits American Cancer Society. Free. Presented by Relay For Life of Colerain Township. 888227-6446, ext. 4209; www.relayforlife.org/colerain. White Oak.

EDUCATION

Final Cut Pro Workshop, 6-9 p.m., Waycross Community Media, 2086 Waycross Road, Non-Linear Editing 1 - Final Cut Pro: Advanced non-linear editing course teach the techniques of editing on the Final Cut Pro digital editing system. Pre-requisite: raw footage ready to edit into a program for cablecast. $25, $50, or $250. Registration required. 825-2429; www.waycross.tv/WkshpCalendar. Forest Park.

RECREATION

Walk Club, 8:30 a.m., Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, Free; vehicle permit required. 7283551, ext. 406; www.greatparks.org. Colerain Township. Mount Healthy Bingo, 6:30 p.m., Mount Healthy Jr./Sr. High School, 8101 Hamilton Ave., Cafeteria. Early bird starts 6:30 p.m. Regular bingo starts 7 p.m. Benefits Mount Healthy school athletics. $6-$26. 729-0131; www.mthcs.org. Mount Healthy.

ON STAGE - STUDENT THEATER

The White Rose, 3 p.m., La Salle High School, $5-$12. 741-2369. Green Township. Passion Play, 7 p.m., La Salle High School, 3091 North Bend Road, Free. Presented by La Salle High School Drama. 741-2369. Green Township.

ON STAGE - THEATER

Nights of the Round Table, 7 p.m., Contemporary Dance Theater, $10-$15, $5 students. 541-2350. College Hill.

RECREATION

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“Shrek the Musical” comes to the Aronoff Center through April 24. The story of the swamp-dwelling ogre, Princess Fiona and wise-cracking donkey, is performed at 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays; and 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $22.50-$66.50. Call 800-982-2787 or visit www.BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com.

Outdoor Archery I, 4 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Registration required online by April 15. 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; www.greatparks.org. Springfield Township.

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The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a gender-reversed cast for its production of “Julius Caesar,” through April 23. Performing as Brutus is Sherman Fracher, left; Caesar is Liz Vosmeier; and Kelly Mengelkoch as Cassius. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $10-$28, student tickets, $10. Theater location is 719 Race St., downtown. Call 513-381-2272 or visit www.cincyshakes.com.


Life

Northwest Press

April 13, 2011

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Attentiveness is the prerequisite for appreciating spring there in it. Put everything else aside and permit it to envelop us. J o h n O’DonoFather Lou hue writes, Guntzelman “Beauty is Perspectives not to be captured or controlled for there is something intrinsically elusive in its nature. More like a visitation than a solid fact, beauty infuses a landscape with an unexpected intimacy that satisfies our longing.” Routine is an enemy of appreciating beauty. Routine creates ruts. And wellworn ruts can become so deep they prevent us from seeing over the sides. Spring taunts us to climb out of our ruts and be young again in feeling and memories.

How can we get out of our ruts? That’s probably part of what was going on in the mind of Nicodemus when he talked with Christ one day. “How can I be born and be new again when I’m old?” he asked. Undoubtedly his life had become more and more rigid, more captured by cynicism and harnessed by repetition. Life was getting old for him. He was envious of the young, rarely laughed, and wondered how he could become young again. Evidently he didn’t realize that to be alive we must maintain a sense of wonder, walk more slowly, and become closer to those we love. Rushing through spring is like the lady vacationing in Paris. She went to see the works of art in the Louvre. When she came back home she bragged that she had seen all there was to

see there in an hour, and she could have made it in 45 minutes if she wasn’t wearing heels. Springtime elicits movement from us but it’s not a hurrying movement in high heels. It is a walking in bare feet on fresh grass. It is a collaboration with God, who never tires of making everything young and new again inside us. “See, I am making all things new!” (Revelation 21:5) We are part of the natural world. We’re interdependent with it even though our culture tends to isolate us from it. But we cannot exist in a healthy balance outside of nature because our bodies evolved in concert with it. The great biologist René Dubos believed that we are retreating further and further from nature and becoming mutants. Many have ceased living in nature and have now made their home in Tech-

Beware of help wanted scam on Craigslist What sounds like an innocent help wanted ad on Craigslist may turn out to be a new way to steal your money. It doesn’t require you to wire money to anyone overseas, but you can still end up being scammed. Jennifer Hamblin of Cheviot saw such a help wanted ad earlier this year. “I responded to a parttime job posting on Craigslist for a housekeeper/ babysitter,” she said. A month later she heard back from those seeking help. “They apparently were going to be moving from the United Kingdom, relocating to Colerain Township,” she said. Hamblin was told she was going to earn $400 a week for this part-time position and it sounded very good. “She started emailing me back with pictures, and eventually she sent me a check. She wanted to email me a grocery list to supply her new home with groceries. In the meantime, somebody else is going to be mailing me keys to the house,” said Hamblin. Hamblin actually received email pictures of the family and the young daughter she was to babysit. When she got the check, for nearly $3,000, she said she was told, “Make sure when you deposit it you send me a copy of the deposit slip.” But she said that will come from her personal bank account, adding, “It

will have all my information at the bottom.” Hamblin says another thing that Howard Ain d o e s n ’ t Hey Howard! m a k e sense is although the check was supposedly sent via UPS from the United Kingdom, the shipping address says it was sent from Louisiana. Hamblin did not deposit the check. “I actually called the bank that the check was written off of and they knew right away it was a scam,” she said. Hamblin said she never received that promised grocery list, but did continue receiving emails asking if she deposited the check. “I just don’t want other people to fall into the same thing. They might not realize it’s a scam and they may run to the bank and cash the check,” she said. The key to this scam is if you send someone your deposit slip they can use it to rob you. That slip contains enough of your bank information to permit the thief to get the amount of that deposit right out your account. You will be left holding the bag because the thief’s check will bounce and the bank will require you to make good on the money. Incidentally, Hamblin found this same thief had placed similar help wanted

ads claiming she was also moving to Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton. So, you need to beware when answering any ads.

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I stand and applaud with all earth’s audience and cry out with gratitude, “Again, again, please do it again.” And you will smile and return to center stage to repeat the song you sang so long ago. Father Lou Guntzelman is a Catholic priest of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Contact him at columns@ communitypress.com or P.O. Box 428541, Cincinnati, OH 45242.

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The sin against springtime is inattention. How can we not be affected by so much beauty and the insistence of life? Spring is the time when life reminds us it is never gone. It strains against the walls of earth’s confinement and always finds cracks to slide free into open air. Cabin fever is now replaced by freedom. Where death claimed victory, life says, “Oh no you don’t!” Though throughout winter our daily lives may feel frosted and forlorn, spring’s warm breezes laugh, play with our hair, and tell us we were wrong. Spring makes liars of pessimists. It sprouts hope, vitality, and an encouragement to live more enthusiastically. We recognize a call to revel in the sensuality of our bodies and let loose the love in our hearts. Attentiveness is the prerequisite for appreciating springtime. We have to be


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April 13, 2011

Go green (blue, red) with natural Easter egg dyes All during Lent, I’ve been tossing yellow and red onion skins into my old handcarved wooden salad bowl from Lebanon. The reason? To make homemade dye for coloring Easter eggs naturally. Along with the onion skins I’ll use red cabbage and the spice turmeric, and beet juice. I always let the little ones help. This year, Eva, our youngest grandchild, will join her cousins coloring the eggs. They watch in awe as they learn their first lessons in food chemistry: the red cabbage turns the eggs a gorgeous teal blue, the turmeric gives a sunshine yellow hue to the eggs and the onion skins are unpredictable but always beautiful in shades of amber to brick red. I have my mom, Mary Nader, to thank for making us such “green advocates.” She colored our eggs with onion skins. When we were kids, we liked commercially colored eggs better, but as I grew

older, I came to appreciate just what the onion skin eggs meant. More than just Rita c o l o r i n g , Heikenfeld they were Rita’s kitchen a way of telling a story and passing history on to the next generation.

to set the dye. Put boiled eggs in. Depending upon how long they sit in the dye, the eggs made with yellow onion skins will be pale yellow to dark amber. Red onion skins produce eggs that are brick/brown red. Red cabbage is the winner: it makes beautiful teal blue eggs but these take the longest time so you may want to put them in the fridge until they turn the shade you like. Turmeric makes the eggs more brilliantly yellow than the marigolds my dad, Charlie Nader, used to plant in front of the porch. Turmeric colored eggs require a different method. Stir 3 tablespoons or so of turmeric in 11⁄2 cups water in saucepan . Bring to boil. Remove, let cool but don’t strain. Add a tablespoon or so of vinegar. Place boiled eggs in dye, stirring to coat. When you remove the eggs, gently wipe off turmeric with soft cloth or run them

Naturally colored Easter eggs

In a saucepan, place as many papery outer skins of yellow and/or red onions that you have. Cover with an inch of water. Bring to a boil, lower to a simmer and cook until onion skins have colored the water, about 10 minutes. Use this same method for red cabbage (just chunk it up), beets, etc. Even used coffee grounds can be used. Strain and add a tablespoon or so of clear vinegar

I love this brisket. I like to make mine in a crockpot.

COURTESY RITA HEIKENFELD

Go green and dye your Easter eggs naturally by using items such as onions skins, beet juice and tumeric. very quickly under running water.

Perfect hard-cooked eggs

Cover eggs with an inch or so of cold water. Bring slowly to a boil over medium heat. Then put the lid on, remove from fire and let sit 12 to 15 minutes.

Tips from Rita’s kitchen

Refrigerate hard-cooked eggs within two hours after they’ve been found on Easter morning.

Passover brisket

Adapted from Zel Schulman’s book “Let My People Eat!”

2-3 pounds brisket 1 bottle, 12 oz., chili sauce 1 ⁄3 cup dark brown sugar, packed or more to taste 1 can, 10 oz., beef broth 1 large onion, sliced 1 ⁄4 teaspoon ground cloves 2 bay leaves Put everything in crockpot and cook on low eight to 11 hours or until tender. Or bake covered, in preheated 325-degree oven for about one hour per pound. Remove bay leaves. Serves four to six.

Reader question: Honing steels

From a Milford Miami Advertiser reader: “My honing steel doesn’t work anymore. Should I replace it?” Run your thumbnail around the circumference of the tool. If you can still feel grooves, your steel is still useful. It is magnetized to

pick up microscopic fillings that come off the knife’s blade. So it’s a good idea to rub the steel with a cloth after use so the grooves don’t get clogged. Now unless the honer has diamond chips in it, most steels won’t sharpen a dull knife (they restore the knife’s bite by straightening the microscopic “teeth” at the edge that fold with use). If a knife doesn’t respond to honing, it’s time to get it sharpened professionally.

Online recipes

For the nest cookie recipe from the Virginia Bakery cookbook, go to Rita’s online column at www. comunitypress.com. For more Easter recipes, check her blog daily at cincinnati.com/blogs/cookingwithrita. Rita Nader Heikenfeld is an herbalist, educator and author. Email columns@community press.com with “Rita’s kitchen” in the subject line. Call 513-2487130, ext. 356.s

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April 13, 2011

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Northwest extends superintendent’s contract By Jennie Key jkey@communitypress.com

Northwest Superintendent Richard Glatfelter is set to lead the district through 2013. His contract as superintendent was extended for two years by the Northwest Local School District Board of Education at its March 22 meeting by a 3-2 vote. Board members Elaine Gauck and Dan Unger voted no. Gauck said she favored a one-year extension. Unger said while he voted to approve the superintendent’s review and he agreed that Glatfelter did well in the areas covered by that review, he has philosophical differences with Glatfelter and is unhap-

py that a number of initiatives he proposed were not pursued by the superintendent. “There has been no searchable database for the financials,” he said. “And I have deep philosophical differences with the superintendent regarding taxation and the amount of additional taxation that the households of this district can tolerate.” Unger pointed to the accessibility of financial information through an online searchable database and televising work sessions, saying he doesn’t feel he has a lot of say-so on the board. He said Glatfelter tends to follow the directives of the majority of the board. Board member David

Denney asked if Unger felt now was the time to change leadership, with Senate Bill 5, a potential bond levy and other major funding cuts on the horizon. Unger said his understanding was that Glatfelter was staying for three years, a term that would end this summer. “We have a lot of inhouse talent that might get the feeling that there is no opportunity to move up when the superintendent keeps being renewed and renewed and renewed,” he said. “There are a lot of people at this table who could do a good job as superintendent.” He added that his choice might be “someone with a different perception of what

with the retirement and benefit pickups is $119,863. Bertram said this is 25 percent less than his salary when he retired from the district, and rehired, on July 1, 2009. Despite the challenges, Glatfelter is optimistic about the district’s future. “We have the opportunity to do good things in the district over the next two years,” he said. “I want to be a part of that.” For more about your community, visit www. cincinnati.com/coleraintownship.

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ahead, and I am glad Rick is going to be the one to lead us through them.” Northwest district treasurer Randy Bertram said Glatfelter’s annual salary remains $104,800 as it was two years ago. The board pays his retirement contribution, which is 10 percent of his income, and picks up the cost of his Medicare, which Bertram said is 1.45 percent of his salary. He also receives term life insurance of $250,000. Glatfelter’s total compensation

the taxation level should be and what our employee compensation level should be … We just think differently.” Board president Pam Detzel said she is pleased Glatfelter’s contract is being extended, especially given the economy and the unknown factors facing the district. “He is the right person for this job,” Detzel said. “I appreciate the dedication we have had from Rick for over 40 years and I am happy that he is willing to commit for two more years with the district. We have rough waters

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April 13, 2011

POLICE REPORTS CINCINNATI DISTRICT 5 Arrests/citations

Angela P. Erwin, born 1980, domestic violence, obstructing official business, aggravated menacing, 5663 Colerain Ave., April 2. Brett W. Bryant, born 1980, possession of drug paraphernalia, drug abuse, 2667 W. North Bend Road, April 2. Lauren A. Johnson, born 1985, falsification, 5499 Bahama Terrace, April 2. Jermaine M. Broach, born 1976, violation of a temporary protection order, 5545 Colerain Ave., April 3. Tameka R. Fears, born 1980, criminal damaging or endangering, theft-

license plate, 4987 Hawaiian Terrace, April 3. Lucas L. Sharp, born 1976, compounding a crime, March 22. Brandie M. Mahaffey, born 1977, falsification, 5433 Colerain Ave., March 30.

Incidents/reports Aggravated menacing

2745 Robers Ave., March 25.

Burglary

5260 Colerain Avenue, March 27. 2222 Kipling, March 29.

Criminal damaging/endangering

4987 Hawaiian Terrace, April 1.

Theft

4987 Hawaiian Terrace, April 1. 2446 Kipling Ave., March 25.

Violation of a protection order/consent agreement

5545 Colerain Ave., March 25.

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP Arrests/Citations

Christopher Angilecchia, 28, 4271 Defender Drive, possession of marijuana at 8339 Colerain Ave., March 24. Deon Borden, 28, 3231 Sovereign Drive, resisting arrest at 3100 Springdale Road, March 25. Marty Borden, 29, 622 E. Epworth Ave., disorderly conduct at 3100 Springdale Road, March 25. Damon Brown, 21, 712 Mapleside, drug possession at 5600 Colerain

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Ave., March 22. Farsker Burgess, 42, 8588 Sunlight Drive, possession of drugs at 7961 Colerain Ave., March 20. Thomas Cahall, 21, 5385 Camelot Drive, open container at Springdale Road and Flattop, March 22. Adam Ellison, 18, 2831 Breezyway, theft at 9040 Colerain Ave., March 19. Shavonne Foster, 27, 1651 W. Northern Blvd., possession of drugs at 7627 Cella Drive, March 17. Jason Gross, 32, 4234 Mad Anthony, domestic violence at 8590 Colerain Ave., March 16. Tiana Hammons, 30, 6235 Collegevue Place, resisting arrest at 3084 W. Galbraith Road, March 23. Elizabeth Haney, 32, 3317 Dolomar Drive, child endangering at 8451 Colerain Ave., March 20. Stacey Holliday, 45, 2313 Walden Glen, domestic violence at 10900 Hamilton, March 21. Charles Hubbard, 46, 2376 Fairfax, disorderly conduct at Springdale Road and Seasons Drive, March 22. Zakirara Johnson, 19, 1912 Vance St., drug possession at 5600 Colerain Ave., March 22. Scott Knapke, 39, 10178 Pottinger, disorderly conduct at Niagara and Alamosa, March 11. John Lambing, 18, 4457 Muskopf Dr., criminal trespassing, drug

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 Simon Leis, 825-1500. • Springfield Township: Chief David Heimpold, 729-1300. possession at 3985 Woodsong, March 18. Titus Lofton, 43, 1549 Meredith, theft at 9040 Colerain Ave., March 13. Ann Manar, 20, 3048 Gilbert, theft at 9040 Colerain Ave., March 22. Lauren May, 24, 2901 Harrison Ave., drug abuse at 9740 Colerain Ave., March 16. Janee Monghan, 21, 3048 Gilbert, theft at 9040 Colerain Ave., March 22. Ashley Morton, 24, 5350 Lee'S Crossing, theft at 2687 Stonecreek Blvd., March 10. Brent Smith, 21, No Address, aggravated robbery at 3900 Woodsong, March 19. Nicholas Steinmetz, 24, 2551 Merritview, obstructing official business at Stout Pinherth, March 20. Gloria Tyson, 43, 2911 Jonrose Ave., theft at 8451 Colerain Ave., March 17. Abbey Wages, 19, 108 Circle Drive, theft

at 9531 Colerain Ave., March 15. Clinton Watson, 19, 5386 Day Road, possession of drugs at Springdale Road and Flattop, March 22. Danielle White, 34, 2496 Canterbury Ave., theft at 8451 Colerain Ave., March 20. Jeremy Williams, 27, 6400 Cheviot Road, violating protection order at 6400 Cheviot Road, March 18. Arice Williams, 25, 8729 Moonlight, drug abuse at 8583 Neptune, March 20. Charmine Wright, 22, 2032 Quebec, theft at 10235 Colerain Ave., March 23. Juvenile female, 14, theft at 4501 Colerain Ave., March 18. Juvenile female, 13, criminal damaging at 2398 Hidden Meadows, March 16.

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POLICE REPORTS

Juvenile male, 17, disorderly conduct at 3218 Orangeburg Court, March 21. Juvenile male, 17, drug possession at 7845 Sequoia Court, March 18. Juvenile male, 15, underage consumption at 3985 Woodsong, March 13. Juvenile male, 14, drug possession at 3985 Woodsong, March 18. Juvenile male, 17, assault at 10325 September, March 18. Juvenile male, 17, underage consumption at 2976 Wheatfield, March 23. Juvenile male, 15, criminal trespassing, underage consumption at 3985 Woodsong Drive, March 21. Juvenile male, 14, underage consumption at 3985 Woodsong Drive, March 21.

Jewelry of unknown value removed at 10459 Current Lane, March 17. Galaxy tab valued at $599 removed at 9980 Colerain Ave., March 20. Amp, GPS and stereo equipment of unknown value removed at 4196 Eddystone Drive, March 18. CD's, toothbrushes and accessories valued at $1,381.71 reported at 3084 W. Galbraith Road, March 24.

Theft, forgery

$3,000 check forged and cashed at 8540 Livingston , March 24.

Unauthorized use of motor vehicle

Reported at 3658 Oakmeadow, March 19.

Vandalism

Victim reported at 9114 Trinidad, March 18.

GREEN TOWNSHIP Arrests/citations

Timothy Gatliff, 23, West Eighth Street, assault at 6537 Glenway Ave., March 17. Juvenile, 13, assault at 5400 Edalbert Drive, March 23. Juvenile, 16, criminal damaging at 5510 Rybolt Road, March 19. Juvenile, 15, criminal damaging at 5510 Rybolt Road, March 19. Juvenile, 15, criminal damaging at 5510 Rybolt Road, March 19. James Henson, 43, 5648 Karen Ave., domestic violence at 5648 Karen Ave., March 24. Casey A. Hargis, 18, 4935 Alvernovalley Court, drug abuse and drug paraphernalia at 6375 Harrison Ave., March 17.

Reports/Incidents Breaking and entering

Burglary

Residence entered and firearm, jewelry of unknown value removed at 4154 Springbrook, March 23. Residence entered and currency, TV, PS3, and XBOX of unknown value removed at 10378 Chesterham, March 17. Residence entered at 2767 Brampton , March 20. Residence entered at 2581 Byrneside Drive, March 15. Residence entered and cigarettes and gloves of unknown value removed at 8335 Pippin Road, March 18.

Criminal damaging

Window damaged at 3225 Heritage Square, March 22. Chimney flue pipes at 3592 Bevis Lane, March 17. Window damaged at 5316 Desertgold, March 19. Aluminum down spouts removed at 3462 March Terrace, March 21.

Domestic violence

Female reported at Jonrose Avenue, March 21. Female reported at Walden Glen Circle, March 18.

Forgery

Checks forged at 3119 W. Galbraith Road, March 21.

Identity theft

Victim reported at 2369 Hidden Meadows Drive, March 18.

Passing bad checks

Victim reported at 11529 Old Colerain Ave., March 23.

Possession of dangerous ordinance

Victim reported at 9440 Flick Road, March 17.

Rape

Female reported at Schon Drive, March 20.

Theft

Stereo, amps valued at $900 removed at 3180 Springdale, March 28. Tools valued at $1,399 removed at 3461 Joseph Road, March 23. Reported at 3877 Brockton Drive, March 14. Merchandise valued at $200 removed at 6401 Colerain Ave., March 23. Cell phone valued at $400 removed at 10211 Dewhill Lane, March 24. DVDs valued at $300 removed at 8451 Colerain Ave., March 23. Ammunition of unknown value removed at 3835 Brockton Drive, March 24. XBOX valued at $400 removed at 9438 Haddington Court, March 22. Reported at 8215 Colerain Ave., March 22. Knives removed at 10467 Current lane, March 21. Radio, speakers, window, of unknown value removed at 11308 Dallas Blvd., March 21. Purse, shaver, toothbrush of unknown value removed at 11230 Pippin Road, March 21. Victim reported at 5293 Old Blue Rock Road, March 22. Copper of unknown value removed at 6350 Cheviot Road, March 16. GPS unit valued at $150 removed at 6614 Cheviot Road, March 18. Pool cues valued at $1,200 removed at 6943 Cheviot Road, March 17. Fire pit of unknown value removed at 2835 Lookover, March 17. Copper wiring removed at 3360 Compton Road, March 18. Reported at 3360 Compton Road, March 18. Motor of unknown value removed at 3753 Hermes Drive, March 20. Vehicle not returned at 3559 Springdale Road, March 17. merchandise of unknown value removed at 9959 Colerain Ave., March 19. Wallet and contents of unknown value removed at 6960 Blue Rock Road, March 20. Medication of unknown value removed at 10160 Arborwood, March 18. Shotgun valued at $2,000 removed at 6592 Lisa Lane, March 20. License removed at 2574 Merrittview Lane, March 18.

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Northwest Community Church 8735 Cheviot Rd, by Colerain HS Rev. Kevin Murphy, Pastor 513-385-8973 Worship and Sunday School 10AM Handicap Accessible/Nursery Available

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VINEYARD CHURCH NORTHWEST COLERAIN TOWNSHIP

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POLICE REPORTS From B7 3383 Diehl Road, March 23. Mark P. Hulgin, 46, 4077 Reemelin Road, failure to confine dog at 4077 Reemelin Road, March 21. Amanda P. Flowers, 26, 3448 Jessup Road, failure to confine dog at 3448 Jessup Road, March 21. Victoria L. Devaux, 55, 7836 Bridgepoint Drive, falsification at 6580 Harrison Ave., March 23. Michael C. Salamone, 55, 5529 Eula Ave., noise ordinance violation at 5476 Eula Ave., March 22. Daniel Cox, 29, 7174 Wyandotte Drive, obstructing official business and disorderly conduct at 6433 Glenway Ave., March 25. Eric M. Figgs, 47, 2778 W. North Bend Road No. 8, open container at 5634 Cheviot Road, March 22. Jessica L. Smith, 29, 3300 Lehman,

receiving stolen property and trespassing at 6580 Harrison Ave., March 22. Kimberly Knecht, 24, 3945 Biehl Ave., theft at 6550 Harrison Ave., March 19. Bradley M. Eckstein, 29, 8440 Kroth Ave., theft at 5375 North Bend Road, March 21.

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Chainsaw, hedge trimmer, two nail guns, welder and drill press stolen from home’s shed at 1631 Colonial Drive, March 24.

Burglary

Window broken on home during burglary attempt, but nothing was found missing at 3616 Rickshire Drive, March 20.

Criminal damaging

Three suspects hit and kicked victim at a party at 5643 Lauderdale Drive, March 20. Suspect punched victim in the back of the head several times at 6251 Glenway Ave., March 25.

Breaking and entering

Several motorcycle parts and containers of motor oil stolen from storage unit at Attic Self-storage at 5492 Muddy Creek Road, March 18.

License plate bracket and license plate damaged on vehicle at 6288 Cheviot Road, March 18. Hood and two doors damaged on vehicle at 5790 Cheviot Road, March 19. Door handle removed from vehicle at 3735 Monfort Heights Drive, March 20. Windshield broken on vehicle at 5340 Lee’s Crossing Drive, March 20. Eggs thrown on home, causing a window to break at 6169 Charity Drive, March 26.

Criminal mischief

Four vehicles rummaged through, but nothing found missing at 2901 Timberview Drive, March 20.

Domestic dispute

Argument between man and woman at Lee’s Crossing Drive, March 22. Argument between parent and child at Cheviot Road, March 22. Argument between parent and child at Eaglesnest Drive, March 22. Argument between spouses at Ebenezer Road, March 23. Argument between man and woman at Summit View Court, March 25.

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Money stolen from vehicle at 4047 Boomer Road, March 17. Copper pipes stolen from home’s heat pump at 4261 Victorian Green Drive, March 17. Stereo system stolen from home at 5721 Sidney Road, March 17. Copper lines stolen from air conditioning unit at apartment building at 6232 Cheviot Road, March 18. Handgun, GPS, money and wallet stolen from vehicle at 5991 Cheviot Road, March 18. Aluminum food container stolen from Glenway Animal Hospital at 6272 Glenway Ave., March 18. Gasoline stolen from United Dairy Farmers at 6075 Harrison Ave., March 18. Debit card and child support card stolen from purse at 5700 Harrison Ave., March 20. Twenty packs of Yu-Gi-Oh playing cards stolen from Toys R Us at 6251 Glenway Ave., March 20. Two air conditioning units stolen from parish center at St. James Church at 3565 Hubble Road, March 21. Prescription medicine stolen from vehicle at 1749 Linneman Road, March 21. Cell phone stolen from bleachers at Oak Hills High School at 3200 Ebenezer Road, March 21. Skateboard stolen from Anonymous Skate Shop at 5334 Sidney Road, March 22. Vehicle rummaged through, but nothing found missing at 3873 Weirman Ave., March 23. Copper lines stolen from two air conditioning units at 4449 Harrison Ave., March 23. Cell phone, charger and GPS stolen from vehicle at 5569 Penway Court, March 23. Cart filled with sundry items stolen from Kroger at 3491 North Bend Road, March 23. Track uniform, cell phone, inhaler, gym bag and pair of shoes stolen from victim at Oak Hills High School at 3200 Ebenezer Road, March 22. Comforter, car seat and several baby

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SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP Arrests/citations

James Lewellyn, 51, 1959 Fallbrook Drive, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, April 1. Montez Reid, 69, 7732 Greenland Drive, obstructing official business, March 31. Terrance Matthews, 55, 4531 Paddock Road, theft, obstructing official business at Mary Street, April 1. Nateria Long, 22, 3989 Yearling Court, child endangering at 8500 block of Winton Road, April 2. Edward King, 19, obstructing official business at 11900 block of Hamilton Avenue, April 4. Juvenile, disorderly conduct, criminal trespassing at 1100 block of Hempstead Drive, April 1. Kathy Holcomb, 53, 2650 Lincoln Ave., drug paraphernalia, drug possession at 2500 block of Lincoln Avenue, April 1. Ibnou Drame, 48, 986 Harrogate Court, alcohol sale to minor at Vine Street, April 1. Charles Klare, 18, 1051 Blue Jay Drive, drug paraphernalia at 1000 block of Blue Jay Drive, March 31. Tadasia Clark, 25, 4816 Hawaiian Terrace, forgery at 10900 block of Hamilton Avenue, March 30. Craig Harrison, 29, 2343 Lincoln Ave., disorderly conduct while intoxicated at 2200 block of Grant Avenue, March 31. Robert Davenport, 53, 3407 Montgomery Road, telecommunications harassment at 1500 block of Meredith Drive, March 30. Milton Pate Jr., 38, 238 S. Wayne Ave., drug possession, resisting arrest at 400 block of Merrymaid Lane, March 26. David Clemons, 29, 3657 Charfield Lane, burglary at 11900 block of Deerhorn Drive, March 28. Lynette Riggins, 45, no address given, disorderly conduct while intoxicated at 10800 block of Sprucehill Drive, April 2. Aaron Deluca, 23, 8452 Mockingbird Lane, assault at 8400 block of Mockingbird Lane, March 30.

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Criminal damaging

Finneytown Mower reported window shattered at 1067 North Bend Road, March 21. 9910 Sherwood Drive woman reported vehicle damaged at Winton and Fleming roads, March 13. Man reported vehicle window broken at 8327 Jadwin Drive, March 30. Man reported stereo equipment damaged at 8794 Grenada Drive, March 28.

Identity theft

Man reported Social Security information used at 12163 Brookway Drive, March 28. Theft, Criminal damaging 938 McKelvey Road woman reported vehicle damaged at 9700 block of Terway Drive, March 27.

Theft

Man reported money stolen at 10909 Crystalhill Drive, March 17. 11337 Reading Road woman reported wallet stolen from vehicle at 8700 block of Grenada Drive, March 20. Man reported wallet stolen from vehicle at 8902 Cherryblossom Drive, March 15. Man reported money stolen at 6308 Witherby Ave., March 15. Woman reported bike stolen at 1594 Pleasant Run Drive, March 25. 8451 Pollox Court woman reported wallet stolen at 8400 block of Winton Road, March 24. Fairfield woman reported money stolen from purse at 6300 block of Daly Road, March 20. 12078 Brisber Place woman reported vehicle stolen, recovered on Kemper Road at 11900 block of Hamilton Avenue, March 26. Woman reported mail stolen at 9995 Thoroughbred Lane, March 24. Man reported check stolen at 1613 Acreview Drive, March 23. Speedway reported food stolen at 8378 Winton Road, March 18. 9512 Pippin Road woman reported wallet stolen from purse at 9600 block of Hamilton Avenue, April 1. 4681 Stonechapel Lane man reported money stolen at 900 block of North Bend Road, March 28. Man reported money, jewelry stolen at 860 Sarbrook Drive, March 29.


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DEATHS Catherine Mary Addis, 89, died April 3. Survived by children Joyce (Wilgus) Pridemore, James (Delilah), Shirley, Richard (Anna) Addis; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband Amos, daughter Darlene Bierman. Services were April 7 at Neidhard-Gillen Funeral Home. Memorials to Destiny Hospice.

James Barnhorst

James H. Barnhorst, 75, Green Township, died April 2. He was a plumber. Survived by wife Carol Gorman Barnhorst; children Jeff (Laura), Jay, Jamie (Chelle) Barnhorst, Jeanne (Geoff) Current, Janet Barnhorst (Tom) Johansing, Jodi (Chris) Snowden; brothers Alan (Ruth Young), Richard (Gail), Ken (Mary) Barnhorst; 15 grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents Monica, Sylvester Barnhorst. Services were April 6 at St. Jude Church. Arrangements by Rebold, Rosenacker & Sexton Funeral Home. Memorials to St. Vincent de Paul or the St. Jude Capital Campaign.

Shirley Chesnut

Shirley Metcalf Chesnut, 67, Green Township, died March 23. She was a Sunday school teacher for 30 years. Survived by husband Charles Chesnut; sons Todd (Barbara), Brandon (Kendra) ChesChesnut nut; grandchildren Blake, Camryn, Zoey, Max; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents Daisy, Henry, siblings Allie, Dorana, Lonzo. Services were March 29 at the First Baptist Church of Dent. Arrangements by Neidhard-Minges Funeral Home. Memorials to the American Cancer Society.

Verna Goetz

Verna Schuster Goetz, 86, White Oak, died April 3. Survived by children Jeanne Hale, Kathleen (John) Sprague, William J. (Patricia) Goetz; grandchildren Ryan, Meredith Hale, Rebecca (Scott Perry), Chelsea Sprague, Rachel (Josh) Morris, Christine, William P. (Elizabeth) Goetz; greatgrandchild William P. Goetz Jr.; inlaws Del, Vera Goetz. Preceded in

Daniel Glazier

Daniel J. Glazier, 47, Colerain Township, died March 31. Survived by children Harmony Glazier, Michael Mulcahy; parents George "Dan," JoAnn Glazier; siblings Lisa (Larry) Taylor, Tim (Holly), DonGlazier ald (Christine) Glazier. Arrangements by Frederick Funeral Home.

supervisor for AT&T. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, a member of White Oak Christian Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10380, Disabled American Veterans, DD729, L.K. Swenson Association, U.S.S. Hornet Club, Tin Can Sailors, Tri-State Warbirds Museum and Cheviot Westwood Kiwanis Club, and a 32nd degree Mason with the Western Hills/Cheviot Lodge 140 F&AM. Survived by wife Carole (Troeger) MacDonald Johansen; children Victor (Lynn) Johansen Jr., Geri (Jim) D’Andrea; stepchildren Arlene, Darlene, Susan, Merita, Christy; many grandchildren great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Preceded in death by first wife Geraldine Johansen. Services were April 6 at White Oak Christian Church. Arrangements by Dennis George Funeral Home. Memorials to Shriners Hospital.

Stella Mass

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DEATHS Michael Neal

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE By order of the Secured Party, the following property of William Carter, 10923 New Market Dr., Cinti, Oh 45251, Ellen Hull, 8 Flanders, Greenhills, Oh 45218, Brian Miles, 482 Brunswick Dr., Cinti, Oh 45240, Maurice Mills, 11 Cherrywood Cir., Marshall, Tx 75672, Paul Lackey, 7855 Clovernook Ave., Cinti, Oh 45231, Stephen Goetz, 100B Meridan Rd., Rockaway, Nj 07866, Kevin Grant, 2260 Kemper Rd. #2, Cinti, Oh 45240, and William Martin, 11576 Kenn Rd., Cinti, Oh 45240 is located and will be offered at Custom Store & Lock, 1254 W. Sharon Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45240, on Tuesday, April 19th. at 10:30 am. Items to be sold are: Entire contents of storage units A-5, C7, C-11, D-21, E-13, F-9, G-4, G-13, and I1. Units sold individually. Items of each unit will be sold as one to highest bidder. Buyer takes all. Cash sales only. Inquires may be made to Custom Store & Lock (513) 7423322. 1001630476

Michael R. Neal, 22, died April 3. He was a mechanic for Firestone. Survived by daughter Skyleigh Neal; mother Michelle Hartig; grandparents Buck, Beverly Neal; fiancée Montiel Cook; uncle Shawn Neal, other aunts and uncles. Services were April 10 at Dennis George Funeral Home.

Evan Pallo

Evan J. Pallo, 27, died March 18. He was a chef in Cincinnati and San Francisco. He was a 2001 Roger Bacon High School graduate.

Survived by parents James, Laurel Pallo; sister Erica. Arrangements by Floral Hills Funeral Home.

Tracie Rieman

Tracie Sue Rieman, 47, died March 31. She was co-owner and office manager for Convention Products. Survived by husband Frank “Tony” Rieman; sons Joe, Kevin, Mark Rieman; parents Barry, Maxine Cooperstein; brother Tom (Cindy) Cooperstein; mother-in-law Barb Rieman of Cincinnati; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers- and sisters-in-law, and

Uncle Bill. Services were April 5 at Rodman Neeper Funeral Home, Delaware, Ohio. Memorials to a charity of the donor’s choice.

George Sand

George Sand, 81, died April 4. Survived by wife Shirley Sand; daughters Betty (Thurston) McKinney, Shari Longo, Debbie (Douglas) VanHorn; grandchildren Jennifer (Brian) Piltz, Jason McKinney, Jamie (Eric) Nelson, Kristine (Brad) Hughett, Michelle, Ryan VanHorn, John, Matthew, Nicole, Danielle Longo; great-grandchildren Tyler, Landen, Addison Piltz. Preceded in

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Patricia Weikel

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2800 Byrneside Drive: Glover, Qulita T. to U.S. Bank NA; $74,000. 3211 Deshler Drive: HSBC Mortgage Services Inc. to Francisco, Greg B. and Suzanne M.; $26,500. 2414 Golf Drive: Goodall, Cheryl R. to Equity Trust Co. Custodian; $28,500. 5301 Hanley Road: Baker, Mark and Christina to Federal National Mortgage Association; $84,000. 3211 Heritage Square Drive: Denicola, Hilda M. to Fights, Adam W.; $48,000. 8114 Hollybrook Court: Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas Tr. to Bonner, Adam B.; $47,500. 2919 Kingman Drive: Federal National Mortgage Association to Agyeman-Duah, Caspar; $51,900. 11876 Kittrun Court: HSBC Mortgage Services Inc. to Gueterman, Larry and Kay; $84,000. 8381 Lakevalley Drive: Schwartsburg, Mike and Beverly Slye to Stepaniak, Patrick J. and Deborah A.; $150,000.

9994 Loralinda Drive: M&M Investments LLC to Owens, Gregory; $102,000. 3463 March Terrace: Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Ryan, Allison L.; $72,000. 2563 Merrittview Lane: Walters, Douglas to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp.; $56,000. 9172 Neil Drive: Fannie Mae to Armstrong Properties Ltd.; $40,000. 3513 Oakmeadow Lane: Butz, Barbara K. to Boyle, April J. and Elizabeth H. Feeser; $100,000. 3232 Pebblebrook Lane: Phillips, Deborah to Fresh Start Property Solutions LLC; $35,000. 3232 Pebblebrook Lane: Fresh Start Property Solutions LLC to Living Solutions LLC; $46,500. 2943 Pensacola Drive: Durante, Michael A. to JP Morgan Chase Bank NA; $58,000. 10928 Pippin Road: Federal National Mortgage Association to MVF Properties II Ltd.; $33,500. 10934 Pippin Road: Federal National Mortgage Association to MVF

Properties II Ltd.; $33,500. 12172 Spalding Drive: Leonard, Aileen to Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Tr.; $52,000. Stoney Ridge Drive: Stone Ridge Property Development LLC to Fischer Single Family Homes II LLC; $59,740. 2862 Stout Road: Grubb, Joe and Angela to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp.; $50,000. 11349 Templeton Drive: Williams, Arville V. to Wells Fargo Bank NA; $48,000. 8979 Zoellner Road: Federal National Mortgage Association to Burnet Capital LLC; $46,500. 8979 Zoellner Road: Burnet Capital LLC to Gerbus Remoldeling Inc.; $48,500.

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7037 Boulder Path Drive: Boulder Path LLC to Adler, Carol L. and Cynthia A. Glassmeyer; $38,000. 7312 Bridgepoint Drive: Fischer Attached Homes II LLC to Schilds, Martha A.; $189,555. 5976 Cheviot Road: Capuder, Fred C. and Corinne A. Trs. to Vorherr, David L. Tr. and Michael R. Tr.; $50,000. 5364 Maylee Place: Hughes, Arthur L. to Neidhard, Christian D.; $185,000. 2811 Mount Airy Ave.: Federal National Mortgage Association to Cannon, Brittany; $74,500. Pine Brook Circle: Schneller Homes

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Inc. to Scherpenberg, Anthony M. and Christina A.; $366,198. 5889 Quailhill Drive: U.S. Bank NA Tr. to Meltebrink, Nikki; $127,500. Sally Court: NVR Inc. to Gates, Matthew T. and Tammy L.; $327,753. 6448 Visitation Drive: Lysaght, Timothy J. and Chris to Coors, John A. Jr. and Amy Marie; $280,000. 2926 Werkridge Drive: Krone, Allen W. and Bette E. Trs. to Schroer, Jeffrey Thomas; $136,000. 2928 Werkridge Drive: Krone, Allen W. and Bette E. Trs. to Schroer, Jeffrey Thomas; $136,000. 4350 St. Cloud Way: Beasley Homes LLC to Home Restart I. LLC; $90,000.

CAMP GROUNDS

Weikel; children Lynn (Tony) Mullins, James Weikel Jr.; grandchildren Maria (Aaron) Mevis, Amy, James Weikel III, Julie Mullins; great-grandson Nate Mevis; sister Cathy (Jerry) Bradbury; nieces, nephews, greatnieces and nephews. Arrangements by Frederick Funeral Home. Memorials to: American Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206.

About real estate transfers

Information is provided as a public service by the office of Hamilton County Auditor Dusty Rhodes. Neighborhood designations are approximate.

8832 Cabot Drive: Jones, Deirdra to Fannie Mae; $32,000. 911 Compton Road: Casey, Rosey to Tolbert, Charles Jr.; $105,000. 10946 Crystalhill Court: Neu, Jarrod to Federal National Mortgage Association; $30,000. 7379 Estate Court: Lackey, Juanita to Breen Fisher LLC; $32,500. 10002 Hamilton Ave.: Federal National Mortgage Association to Sierra, Don; $16,000. 1284 Madeleine Circle: Bramble Savings Bank to Wham Properties VII LC; $250,000. 12011 Mill Road: George, Thomas

Homes Inc. to Gibbs, Nichelle L.; $99,900. 8648 Neptune Drive: Lovdal, Lisa M. to ATS Properties LLC; $20,000. 758 Reynard Ave.: U.S. Bank NA Tr. to Rocco, Natalie; $113,500. 7533 Ross Ave.: Murray, Allen D. to Wells Fargo Bank NA; $93,533. 9856 Shellbark Lane: Winters, Thomas Tr. to Cartwright Co. Ltd.; $77,400. 1029 Southfield Court: Federal National Mortgage Association to Nieves, Katherine P.; $29,000. 811 Southmeadow Circle: Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Allen, Betina I.; $64,000. 10086 Springbeauty Lane: Broerman, Barbara A. to Byrd, Charlene; $120,000. Summit Road: Harmony SchoolCincinnati to New Prospect Baptist Church The; $700,000. 1827 Windmill Way: Bramble Savings Bank to Wham Properties VIII LLC; $168,750. 762 Woodfield Drive: Mast, Linda G. to Vanmeter, Thomas and Karen Joann Vanmeter; $161,000.

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Crittenden, KY - Bullock Pen Lake, Over 14 acres, Camping, Fishing, & Camper/Boat Storage. Private boat ramp. Also primitive camping. 859-485-1550 or 859-496-1711

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ANNA MARIA ISLAND Luxury Mediterranean style villa (3 or 4 BR). It’s a 2 minute stroll to the beach or relax by your private pool! All amenities. For details, pics & rates, call 513-314-5100

DESTIN. Local owner, 1 or 2 luxury condos. 2 BR, 2 BA overlooking gulf, sugar white beaches. Heated pool, hot tubs & more. 937-767-8449,or visit www.majesticsunindestin.com

DESTIN. Luxury 2 BR, 2 BA oceanfront condos. Heated pool, spas, kids’ pool & tennis. Sleeps 6. Local owner. www.us-foam.com/destin . D- 513-528-9800, E- 513-752-1735

Plan a stay with Seashore Vacations. Oceanfront condos. Walk to dine and shop. Golf discounts. Free tennis. Call 1-800-845-0077 or book online at www.seashorehhi.com. SEABROOK EXCLUSIVES Villas & Private Homes. Ocean, golf, tennis, equestrian. Pet friendly rentals. Free brochure. Book online! 888-718-7949. www.seabrook-vacations.info

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Beautiful Seagrove Beach Rent & Relax. Nr Destin, between famous Seaside & Rosemary Beach. Cozy Cottages to Gulf Front Condos. Web Specials. 1-800-537-5387 www.garrettbeachrentals.com

EVERYTHING MUST BE SOLD! 7618 HAMILTON AVENUE 513.521.6654

OUR MASON STORE WILL REMAIN OPEN AND CONTINUE TO SERVE YOU AFTER THIS SALE.

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BEST OF SIESTA KEY Gulf front condo. All amenities. Bright & airy. Available April-July at the lowest rates of the year! Cincy owner. 513-232-4854

CLEARWATER - Indian Rocks Beach 2 BR , 2 BA Gulf Front con do. Heated pool, balcony. Many upgrades. 513-771-1373, 448-7171 www.go-qca.com/condo

DESTIN. New,nicely furnished 2BR, 2BA condo. Gorgeous Gulf view, pools and golf course. 513-561-4683. Visit arieldunes.us or twcondo.us

PANAMA CITY BEACH The Summerhouse - 2B/2B Family Accommodations . Beach side pools, tennis, WiFi & More. 800/354-1122 THE BEST BEACH VACATION VALUE! www.SummerhousePC.com

SANIBEL ISLAND Quality, beachfront condos. Excellent service! Great rates! www.SanibelIslandVacations.com 1-888-451-7277

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

A Beautiful Cabin Getaway Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge. Hot tub, jacuzzi, fireplace, gas grill. $85/nt, 5 nt special $375. 800-793-8699. smokymtncrossrdrentals.com

GATLINBURG. April & May Limited Special! 4 nights $333.33, 5 nights $444.44/cpl. Luxurious cabins with hot tubs; on trout streams in parklike setting. Near Dollywood & National park. 800-404-3370 www.countryelegancecabins.com

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