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Northwest Press


June 29, 2011

BRIEFLY Shred Day July 9

The Colerain Township Citizens Police Academy is sponsoring a Community Shred Day from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9, in the parking lot of the old Western Home Center, 7600 Colerain Ave.

The mobile shredding unit will safely and professionally shed paper for disposal No hanging file folders, meral clips or paper clips permitted. There will be volunteers on site to assist with unloading The event is free, and donations to benefit the new

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Colerain Community Resource Center at 7650 Colerain Ave. will be accepted. Organizers say people stopping to shred may also stop by the new community resource center and see how the rehab is progressing.

Savings noted

Springfield Township residents who are part of the gas and electric aggregation programs are saving money. Township Administrator Mike Hinnenkamp reported to trustees June 14 that residents and businesses with

Independent Energy instead of Duke, continue saving on utility bills. He said the first quarter gas rates resulted in the average household saving $15 and an average commercial customer saving $38. Electric rates showed savings of $92 for an average household and $187 for a commercial user.

TV update

Congressman Steve Chabot will appear on the Waycross Community Media program “Waycross on Washington.”

Assistance with: Personal Hygiene Cooking Cleaning Laundry Transportation

Cleaning up to help out

St. Vincent de Paul will have a collection truck at the Assumption Church parking lot July 16 and 17 for its Clean Out and Donate weekend. The collection truck will be attended before and after church services for donor

Call for a No Cost Assessment!


The June 27 program can be replayed on Time Warner Cable Waycross government access channel, which is channel 23 in Greenhills, Forest Park and Springfield and Colerain townships. The program is scheduled for Wednesdays at 9 a.m., Fridays at 2 p.m. and Saturdays at 7 p.m. throughout July. Waycross Community Media coordinates community television and internet services for Forest Park, Greenhills, Springfield Township and Colerain Township. For information about Waycross Community Media production workshops, programming or volunteer opportunities, call the media center at 825-2429.




Presented by Green Township Chairman Tracy Winkler, Trustees Tony Upton, David Linnenberg and Fiscal Officer Tom Straus



Presented By:

Western Hills Exchange Club will be selling snow cones & wine coolers & American Legion Post #485 will be selling ice cream.


Rain out date July 4th.

5:30 AT Kuliga Park

FIREWORKS CELEBRATION & CONCERT Jason Kirby, Pete Wagner Band, and Ooh La La and the Greasers

Parking: Handicap and Permit Parking only at Kuliga Park. Bus Service starting at 5:30 p.m. from the following locations: • J.F. Dulles Elementary • Oak Hills High School • Our Lady of Visitation

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27 AT Veteran’s Park

KID’S FUN DAY 11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. — FREE

Games, Prizes, Food, Music & Demonstrations - ALL FREE New This Year - “Touch a Truck”

VFW Post #10380 will sell beer at the July 3rd concert.

Please do not bring alcoholic beverages to the park.

PLENTY OF FOOD AND DRINKS WILL BE AVAILABLE All profits from food & drinks stay with those organizations!

The Oak Hills Kiwanis will be selling


Call the Concert “HOT LINE” at 598-3089

For updates on transportation, parking and other information.



We Wish To Thank These Additional Sponsors: SPECIAL THANK YOU FOR PARKING: Faith Fellowship Church John Foster Dulles • Oak Hills High School • Visitation Kiwanis Club of White Oak - Monfort Heights Thelen Associates, Francis M. Hyle, CO., LPA, Cagney Weisker & Associates, MRW Inc.-Subway, Streibig & Haarmeyer Concrete, Wild Mike’s, Inc., Greater Cincinnati Handball Association, Murphy Insurance, JMA Consultants, Kiwanis Club of White Oak-Monfort Heights, T.J. Maxx, First Financial Bank, Charter Bus Service, The Geiler Company and Cincy Tool Rental.


convenience, and donor tax receipts will be available. Donations collected are distributed in surrounding communities through St. Vincent de Paul thrift stores. The church is located at 7711 Joseph St. in Mount Healthy. Call 521-7274.

St. Vivian event July 23

The inaugural social gathering for St. Vivian School alumni will be Saturday, July 23, at St. Vivian Parish, 7600 Winton Road The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. Mass (optional) followed by dinner and socializing (5:30-11:30 p.m.) in the Filippine Center, adjacent to the church and school. All alumni over 21 years of age are invited and encouraged to attend. Come catch up with your classmates. Renew friendships. Share your memories. Proceeds will support the St. Vivian School Alumni Scholarship Fund. Cost is $25 per person. To register go to and go to the left side of the page under Parish and click on register alumni 2011 gathering and fill in the information.

Free concerts

Springfield Township will have two free concerts for the community Tuesday, July 21, and Thursday, Aug. 4, both at The Grove, 9158 Winton Road. The July 21 concert features the Cincinnati Civic Orchestra performing Folk Music Inspires the Pops. The Ohio Military Band will be in concert Aug. 4. Both are free and from 7-9 p.m. There will be concessions available and those attending should bring lawn chairs for the Aug. 4 outdoor concert. For more information, call the township at 522-1410.

Compost class

Teaching folks how to compost food scraps and yard waste will be part of the Thursday, July 7, Farm Market of College Hill. The market is from 3-6:30 p.m. at 5742 Hamilton Ave. every Thursday through October. Go to for more information.

Recycling bin available

Colerain Township has a recycling bin available for residents to recycle located in the back parking lot behind the Senior & Community Center at 4300 Springdale Road. The bin is available 24 hours a day for residents. Items accepted include: newspaper, phone books, residential mixed paper, brown paper bags, magazines, No. 1 and No. 2 plastic bottles, glass bottles and jars. Plastic grocery bags are not accepted but can be recycled at several area grocery stores. Call 385-7500 for information.

K of C historical calendars available

Enjoy an abundance of historical facts, stories and pictures of Colerain Township, along with current township information, in Colerain Township's Historical Calendars. Assembled, published and sold by the La Salle Knights of Columbus, the calendars can be purchased for $5 at Colerain Township Administration Department, Stehlin's Meats, and the Information Booth in Northgate Mall. If you cannot make it to one of these locations, call Frank Scholle at 385-6110 to have one shipped to you. You can also call Scholle if you are interested in purchasing discounted back issues, or if you have pictures or information that could be included in future issues.


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