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By Jennie Key

Share your Summer vacation photo and you could have the chance to win a Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W120 digital still camera and a $25 Best Buy gift card. Submit your best shot by visiting the Contests page on and uploading your photo to the “Summer Vacation Photo Contest.” The contest deadline for entries is Monday, Aug. 16.


Tasty weekend

Great weather brought great crowds to the 21st annual Taste of Colerain Aug. 6-8 on the grounds of the Colerain Township Government Complex. For more photos, see B1.

Teen hangout

Associate Pastor Benji Sayre and volunteers from Grosbeck United Methodist Church are getting ready for the launch of Chaos, an after-school program for teens starting at the church that will start Aug. 24. The program will meet from 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. – FULL STORY, A2


Becky Savage and her daughter, Nicole, work in Becky’s new kindergarten classroom at Mount Healthy South Elementary School. Students return to school this year to brand new buildings. Workers were still completing last minute tasks this week.

Mt. Healthy’s new buildings ready to go By Jennie Key

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A couple of days after school begins, Mount Healthy City School District officials will throw open the doors to two new elementary schools and invite the public to see the new facilities. But the first look goes to the students and their parents. School begins in the Mount Healthy district on Wednesday, Aug. 18. The district is having open houses at both new elementary school buildings on Monday, Aug. 16, for parents and students in kindergarten through second grade, and on Tuesday, Aug. 17, for parents and students in third through fifth grades. The open houses are from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Each elementary school student will receive a backpack filled with school supplies donated by the Hillman Group. “They donated 2,000 backpacks,” said assistant superintend-

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Principal Jenni Moody will be principal at North Elementary and former Frost Elementary Principal Mark Walden will be the associate principal. District Superintendent David Horine said the ceremonies at each building should last no more than 15 to 30 minutes. “We thought having the dedications on the same day might accommodate out of towners who might want to attend,” Horine said. Following the dedication ceremonies, Horine said there will be tours of the buildings available for the public. “We want our residents to see what we have done,” Horine said. John Pennell, executive director for administrative services at the district, says everything but the flagpoles will be ready for opening day. “The furniture is in, the materials are in and the teachers are setting up,” he said. “So we are ready for students on opening day.”

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ent Lori Handler. “Every one of our elementary students will receive one at the open house. If they are unable to attend, they will get Horine their backpack on the first day of school.” The district has decided to have its dedications and open houses for public for the new buildings on the same day: Sunday, Aug. 22. South Elementary, 7900 Werner Ave., will have its dedication ceremony and open house at 1:30 p.m. Former Duvall Elementary Principal Eugene Blalock will be principal at South Elementary. Former Jane Hoop Elementary Principal Beth Hendricks is the associate principal. North Elementary, at 2170 Struble Road, will be dedicated at 3 p.m. Former Greener Elementary

Colerain Township officials voted Monday night, Aug. 2, to place a 5.27 mill continuing fire levy on the Nov. 2. ballot. The 5.27 mill levy is an increase of 0.93 mills. It would replace an expiring 4.34-mill fiveyear levy that funds the department’s operations. Colerain Township Trustee Jeff Ritter said he takes any tax issue very seriously, but that a straight renewal of a five-year levy left the township in a deficit by the end of year five. “However we crunched the numbers, we ran into problems at the end of year five,” he said. “I am conservative, not reckless.” Figures from Auditor Dusty Rhodes show the proposed levy would generate an estimated $6.9 million annually and will cost the owner of a $100,000 house $157.02, which is an increase of $52.93 annually. Ritter said the fire department will reduce expenses by about $375,000 and will spend down about $6 million in cash reserves, as well. Trustee Joseph Wolterman cautioned that the township is falling behind if they are simply staying at the current level of service. “Is 5.27 (mills) going to do the job?” he asked. “Yes,” said Fire Chief Bruce Smith. Smith says the department can move ahead on a small incremental increase. “We believe we can keep moving forward,” he said. “It’s reasonable and practical.” Board President Dennis Deters said he is concerned about response times and asked Smith if the department will be able to work on lowering response times with a 5.27-mill levy. “There has been some upward creep, and we are working on that,” Smith said. “We have seen that in order to deliver four minute response times to all residents, we would need 25 stations and that is simply not practical. However, we feel we can make improvements with this levy.” Deters said the board has heard concerns from some residents about the availability of financial information and fiscal transparency and the township needs to respond. “Ultimately, this question will go to the residents of the township to decide,” he said. “This is a fiscally responsible choice.” The deadline to submit an issue to the Hamilton County Board of Elections is Wednesday, Aug. 4.


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Church plans after-school teen program By Jennie Key

Chaos reigns. Beginning Aug. 24, Groesbeck United Methodist Church will be in Chaos twice a week. Chaos is the name of a new after-school program being launched by the church aimed at middle and high school students. On Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Tuesday, Aug. 24, the church will open its doors to teens from 3 to 6 p.m. Associate pastor Benji Sayre says there will be sports, games, a chance to get homework done, tutoring, music and food. Sayre says the initial emphasis will be on senior high school students in general and Colerain High School students in particular, since the school is so close to the church. “Eventually, we want to expand out to Northwest High School and the middle


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schools,” he says. The church is setting up a computer lab for the program in the youth center to help with homework and tutoring. For the first couple of weeks Sayre says his team will be grilling food when school lets out. “We’re just going to invite students to come check it out,” he says. “It’s just for you and you’ll have a good time.” He says all of the program volunteers will have background checks. Students who attend will be required to show a student ID to be admitted, and they must have attended school that day. Jeanette Davis, a Chaos team member, says the team is seeking the aid of the other neighborhood churches and the schools so that this is really a community project. She got involved because she saw the effect that church youth activities had on her own teens. “They see that people care about them and what they do,” she says. “It has a big impact.” The membership at Groesbeck has been trying to discern God’s call for the church for about two years, and what has resonated for the congregation was a call to focus on children and

More information Groesbeck United Methodist Church, 8871 Colerain Ave., will launch its Chaos after-school program on Tuesday, Aug. 24 at the church. The program is free. For information, call associate pastor Benjii Sayre, at 3851750, ext. 14, or e-mail him at teens, he says. Sayre says the church began asking schools and community leaders about what was needed and the answer came back. “What we heard is there is really nothing going on after school for kids who aren’t already plugged in,” he says. “If they don’t have a sport or activity, there is no where to go and nothing to do for teens in this community.” Students are required to leave the school campus if they are not involved in a specific activity but there are not a lot of options for them. “Some walk to the library, but there really is nothing to do,” Sayre says. “Our location is perfect for this. We have 50 to 100 kids walk past our parking lot on Joseph Court every day. This is just a practical way to show them that we care about them, and God cares about them.”


Benji Sayre, associate pastor at Grosbeck United Methodist Church, is getting ready for the launch of Chaos, an after-school program for teens starting at the church Aug. 24.

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Colerain Township closes out its lineup of free Sizzlin’ Summer Entertainment this month with concerts and films. Movies and music will be presented in the Amphitheater at Colerain Park, 4725 Springdale Road. On Friday, Aug. 13, Family movie night in the

park features “How to Train Your Dragon.” Kids karaoke begins at 8:30 p.m., followed by the movie at dusk. The concession stand will be open, and families are welcome to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the show. Enjoy four-man vocal

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BRIEFLY Historical picnic

the Coleraine Historical Society plans its annual picnic Wednesday, Aug. 18. Cooking starts at 5 p.m., eating at 6 p.m. A-G bring salad,H-N bring covered dish item and OZ bring dessert. Call 353-4305 by Friday, Aug. 13 to make a reservation so the group knows how much meat to grill. The picnic will be at the Colerain Township Senior and Community Center, 4200 Springdale Road. Theme is back to school and members are asked to bring school supplies to donate to SON Ministries.

Beau Vita plans information session

An informational session about Beau Vita, a proposed lifestyle community for disabled adults, is set for 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, at Monfort Heights United Methodist Church, 3682 West Fork Road. Beau Vita is an organization established by several Green Township families who have children with disabilities. The mission of the group is to provide residential programs and services for adults with disabilities in a secure, stable environment that will allow them to live full, productive adult lives. Beau Vita will provide opportunities to live, work and be a part of the community, the same as adults without disabilities.

Breakfast meeting

The Colerain Township Business Association will have its monthly breakfast meeting at 8 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 12, at the Colerain Township Senior and Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road. Program is “Crime in Colerain Township. All are welcome to attend this informational meeting!

Good Sam open house

A Community Open House will show off the new Good Samaritan Hospital West Side hospital from 2-7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29. The Hospital is on Harrison Avenue in Dent. In addition to tours, open house activities will include a live band, The Whammies, a cookout, health screening, a tent with children activities, giveaways and physician and TriHealth service line information.

MOMs Club open house

The Moms Offering Moms Support Club of Colerain is trying to help ease some of the stress for at-home moms by offering support from other moms in the form of weekly meet-ups and social networking opportunities. MOMS Club International is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the needs of at-home mothers. The Colerain Chapter is open to part-time and full-time at-home mothers in the northwest area of Cincinnati. The Colerain group is having an open house to share more information on their organization with any interested at-home moms in the Colerain area. The open house will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 11. Contact Gina at momsclubcolerain@zoomshar for the event location. For more information on MOMS Club International, visit

Mobile mammography dates scheduled

The Jewish Hospital Mobile Mammography van will be at the Northgate Kroger store from 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25. Screening mammograms on the van take only 15 minutes or less. Appointments are required and can be made by calling 513-686-3300.

Screening mammograms are usually a covered benefit with most insurance carriers. For best coverage, patients should verify that the Jewish Hospital is an in-network provider with their insurance carrier. For women who are uninsured or underinsured (have high deductibles), financial assistance programs are available. Call 686-3310 for more information.

Freedom ride

The 10th annual Freedom Ride, sponsored by the GoodTimers, will begin at 9 a.m. The ride leaves at 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 15, from the Gailey VFW Hall, 8326 Brownsway Lane. Evening entertainment is from Leadfoot, Dangerous Jim and the Slims and Euphoria. The cost is $15 for one rider and $5 for a passenger. If you just want to party, admission is $5. If it rains, the party moves indoors, he said. For more information and directions, visit

payable at the front desk and you must be a member to attend. The Senior Center is located at 9158 Winton behind the firehouse.

Farmers market

Lettuce Eat Well Farmers Market is open from 3-7 p.m. Fridays at Joy Community Church, 5000 North Bend Road. The market offers locally grown produce, dairy products, honey, meats and breads, as well as locally made craft products. The market is a nonprofit organization that was put together by members of the Monfort Heights/White Oak Community Association.

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Singing car wash

La Salle High School drama students will have a singing car wash from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14, in the front school parking lot of St. James School, 6111 Cheviot Road. There will be singing, refreshments and lots of washing going on! Stop by and enjoy a little entertainment as the students wash your car. Donations are accepted and the rain date is Saturday, Aug. 21.

Fatal crash on I-275

A 32-year-old woman who died in a crash Aug. 6 may have had a medical emergency while driving eastbound on Interstate 275, according to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office. Kindra Fiorini, of Forest Park, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Impala at a very low speed due to a possible medical issue at the 29-mile marker on I-275 around 3:30 p.m., according to the sheriff's office. The driver of a tractor trailer blew his horn to avoid a crash as Fiorini's car began swerving. Her vehicle stopped when it struck a drainage ditch about 10 feet off the highway. Colerain Township Fire Department rushed to her aid and transported Fiorini to Mercy Mount Airy Hospital, where she was pronounced dead around 4:30 p.m. She was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash, according to the sheriff's office. Authorities say drugs and alcohol were not a factor. The crash remains under investigation by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Traffic Safety Unit.

Concert at Kuliga

The final installment of Green Township’s 2010 Concerts in the Park series is set for Saturday, Aug. 14, at Kuliga Park, 6717 Bridgetown Road. The Rusty Griswolds will entertain the crowd beginning at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free to the public. Bus service will be available from J.F. Dulles Elementary School.

Reds speaker

Springfield Township Senior Center presents Greg Rhodes, the former director of the Reds Hall of Fame and team historian, at the next summer meeting August 17. The members-only event will include a short meeting at 10:30 a.m., followed by a look back at how baseball started in Cincinnati, Redland Field, Crosley Field, the Big Red Machine and the current team. A picnic style lunch of hot dogs and hamburgers and all the trimmings will be provided by Atria Northgate. There will also be door prizes. Reservations are necessary by Friday, Aug. 13, Cost is $7 per person, CE-0000408441

more. Mary Beth Nishime, instructor, help improve strength and flexibility. Ages 55 and up. The classes are offered from 9 to 10 a.m. on Thursdays at the Colerain Township Senior and Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road. Cost is $5 per class. Call 741-8802 for information.

Pet benefit

T.G.I. Friday’s is partnering with SPCA Cincinnati for the month of August to provide pet food, toys, and other necessities to the humane society. Each guest who donates an item will receive a free appetizer coupon for T.G.I. Friday’s. The SPCA mobile adoption truck will park in each T.G.I. Friday’s location to have guests enjoy meeting the animals of the humane society throughout the month.

Teen takeover

The teens are taking over Friday night. What better way to spend Friday the 13th? Casey Titschinger, teen librarian at the Groesbeck branch library of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, is planning a program just for teens. The program, sponsored by Wal-Mart, takes place after the library has closed. From

6:30 to 9 p.m. on Friday the 13, the library is a teen hangout only. Titschinger says there will be video games including Super Smash Brothers Brawl, Mario Kart, and Rock Band. There will also be board games, cards games, snacks, and pizza. The branch is at 2994 W. Galbraith Road. Registration is required Call 3694454 to sign up.


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Lierer retires from field, but not ready to quit By Melisa Cole

who stopped playing years before her. “It’s great to be able to At 79, Liz Lierer decided play when so many young to retire from her role as the people give up, like my Experienced Jug on Gene’s daughter over there,” Lierer said. Jugs softball team. After retirement she Lierer has played softball for the past 33 years. She started picking up sports started playing in her 40s more seriously. “Anytime someone was while still working at Union Central Life and has outlast- missing from one of our ed all of her five children, teams, she would go get her


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glove from the car and come play with us,” said Paula Joyce, Lierer’s daughter. Lierer credits her youthfulness to the young players on her team, the youngest being 21. Her active lifestyle has helped her appear much younger than she is. “I keep busy, I keep playing. I do lots of gardening. I’m never sitting down,” Lierer said. Along with softball, Lierer also enjoys volleyball. But her favorite hobby is gardening. She can be seen working on landscaping at the intersection of Intersection 275 and Colerain Avenue. Friends and family came out to watch Lierer play her final game at St. James Field in White Oak. She was first to bat, and hit a single. “We are so proud of her. She’s an inspiration to all her friends and family,” said


Liz Lierer, 79, waits on first base after hitting a single in her final softball game. Weber said. Lierer can look forward to many more healthy years. Her mother is set to turn 100 in a few weeks. Her active lifestyle has inspired many of her fellow softball players. “She’s really wonderful.

What she’s done is absolutely great,” Jug’s coach Gene New said. Her plans after retirement are to continue her gardening and volunteer work, near her home in Colerain Township, at St. John’s Church on Dry Ridge Road.

New director has ‘open door’ style By Forrest Sellers

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her daughter, Sue Stockmeier. Over her many years of playing, Lierer has played every position on the field. As she got older she moved more toward the outfield and now plays right field. “Softball gives you something to do, but I think I will miss it,” Lierer said. “I wanted to quit before I got hurt. I’m satisfied.” Lierer may be ready to quit, but her team will miss having her on the field with them. “She’s kind of like a second mom. She’s very young at heart,” said teammate Ingrid Weber. Most people who meet Lierer do not believe that she is almost 80. She keeps up with many of the younger players she plays with and against. “I lost track of her age years ago,” teammate Barb

“I feel it’s a fantastic opportunity to work full time targeting a student’s success.”

Tracy Quattrone Director of pupil services for the Indian Hill Exempted Village School District

education, gifted education, health and psychological services. “I feel it’s a fantastic opportunity to work full time targeting a student’s success,” said Quattrone, a resident of Colerain Township. Quattrone is a former special education teacher and for the last 11 years has been a consultant for gifted services through the Hamilton County Educational Service Center. In this capacity, Quattrone has worked with the Indian Hill Exempted Village School District for a number


Tracy Quattrone is the new director of pupil services for the Indian Hill Exempted Village School District. of years. “I believe we are very fortunate to have Tracy join our team in this position,” said Superintendent Jane Knudson. “The expertise she has will serve our students, their parents and our staff very well.” Quattrone described her

leadership style as “open door.” “Listening and communication are key to any leader,” she said. Quattrone replaces Lisa Huey, who served as director of pupil services for four years. Huey is moving to Washington, D.C.

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Students named merit scholars Several area students were part of 75 Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky students winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities. The scholarships were announced last week by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. Sponsor colleges selected their scholarship winners from among the 2010 National Merit Scholarship Program finalists who plan to attend their institutions. The awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing

the scholarship. Winners are among about 8,400 high school seniors who will receive National Merit Scholarships worth $36 million for college undergraduate study. Local winners and their high schools are: Colerain: Asha Underiner McAuley: Lauren Schultz Mother of Mercy: Elaine Simpson, Mallory Workman St. Xavier: William Beischel, Joseph Cassiere, Ryan Donnelly, Sean Drake, Logan Hood, Brian Hurwitz, Noah Johnson, Samuel Lipari, Michael Tontillo


This peace mural, created by Colerain High School students last spring, has been on display with student murals from other countries at Ohio State University.

Colerain mural travels to OSU A Colerain High School art project has traveled to Columbus to be part of an international display. Two members of the Colerain High School class of 2010, Amy Schumacher and Michael Davidson, accompanied Colerain High School art teacher Carrie Barnett to the Ohio State University to hang a peace mural among numerous international murals. The students helped in the creation of the mural, which was a class art project, in the spring.

The exhibition, sponsored by OSU’s Art Education department, was on display for two weeks in Columbus. Barnett said she and the students are excited about the opportunity to have their work displayed with work from around the world. “We saw peace murals from Greece, Japan, and China, just to name a few countries.” The mural has been on display this summer at Northgate Mall. Barnett said the people at mall

seemed to really enjoy having the mural on display and she has offered to loan it back to them when it returns to the mall – probably sometime in mid-August. “I would much rather have it on display than packed up in storage somewhere,” she said. Barnett said the school could raise funds to have the mural travel the globe, one exhibit to another. “This has just been such an amazing experience,” she said. The students are still talking about it.”


Silver medalist

Colerain Township resident Paul Shreve, a student at the Schilling School for Gifted Children, won a silver medal at the Olympiad of Spoken Russian, held at Ohio State University. Although an eighth-grader, Shreve competed at the high school level. Students from across Ohio were quizzed on Russian geography, history, civilization, literature, art, composers and more. They answered in Russian. Shreve is pictured with his Russian teacher, Nataliya Zhivotkov.

McAuley grad lands internship


Mount Healthy scholars

The Coordinating Council of Mount Healthy City Schools awarded 11 seniors $20,000 in scholarships. The scholarship recipients are, from left, Brandon Okel, recipient of the Ethel Frost Memorial Scholarship, $3,500; Domonique Roseman, David Bechtel Memorial Scholarship, $2,000; Kara Brown, Coordinating Council Scholarship, $1,000; Todd Christensen, Coordinating Council Scholarship, $1,000; Keisha Brown, Joseph Epplin Scholarship, $1,000; Dairick Wade, Bert Barnes Memorial Scholarship, $2,000; Kelsey Berning, Teri Phillips Memorial Scholarship, $2,000; Brooke Shirley, Wendt Family Scholarship, $1,500; Kyanna Perry, Ruth Griffing Memorial Scholarship, $1,500; Joseph McKinney, Ethel Frost Memorial Scholarship, $2,500; and Jasmine Norment, Joyce Hauer Memorial Scholarship, $1,500. The Coordinating Council is a volunteer group that oversees scholarships and the Sharing Tree, a joint effort of holiday giving with the city of Mount Healthy. The scholarships are named after living and deceased people who have had a role in education in the district.


Erin Bittner has graduated from Sinclair Community College with an associate’s degree.


Danielle Braun and Krista Fennig were among nine students from the department of occupational therapy at Xavier University who recently traveled to Guatemala to participate in international academic service learning. OT majors at Xavier are required to complete 30 hours of service learning during the undergraduate portion of the five-and-halfyear program.

The students traveled with eight practitioners, three faculty members and the dean of Xavier’s College of Social Sciences, Health and Education. This fall, they will follow up with more course-related activities centered around servicing underprivileged populations. The group took 13 wheelchairs to Guatemala, all of which were put to urgent use by children in need of wheeled mobility. They also repaired 40 additional wheelchairs. The group worked directly with children and caregivers on individualized therapy programs. To carry on these programs, they trained numerous caregivers in techniques to facilitate the growth and development of the children. In addition, they took over 35 suitcases full of

donated therapy supplies, clothes, water, milk and drink supplements/vitamins.

Dean’s list

The following students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of Dayton: Justin Backscheider, Kelly Amshoff, Michael Deyhle, Kara Eckes, Megan Griffin, Unique Hubbard, Kevin Krabacher, Rachel Krabacher, Maria K. Krismer, Caitlin Krueger, Amberly Maston, Erin Masur, Rebecca Pierson, Katherine Poli, Kelly Raffenberg, Krista Rath, David Rottinghaus, Alexander Schock, Alexandra Smith, Brooke Smith, David Watanabe, David Weickert and Sarah Whelan.

McAuley graduate Kortney Pifher is working at an internship at University of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital this summer. Pifher was the only senior, out of a pool of over 140 applicants, to receive a paid internship in the area of emergency room specialty at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. For eight weeks this summer, Pifher has shadowed Dr. Nathan Timm, attending physician in emergency medicine, and assistant professor of clinical pediatrics. Her internship position was based upon an application which included her high school transcript and an essay. “I can’t believe I was chosen,” she said in a release from the school. “I am really looking forward to this chance to be behind the scenes and step into the world


Kortney Pifher will spend eight weeks of her summer as an intern at Cincinnati Children's Hospital.

I’m going to be a part of one day.” The daughter of Kevin and Tracy Pifher of Colerain Township, Kortney will be majoring in biochemistry and pre-med at the Ohio State University.

Babel of White Oak is top ‘coolest’ co-op Emily Babel, an interior design/graphic design major at the College of Mount St. Joseph, recently won the Coolest Co-op Contest in the “Cool Perks” category sponsored by the Ohio Cooperative Education Association. In her entry titled “High Heels Swim Suits and A Casual Atmosphere,” Babel described her involvement with The Red Tie Gala, a benefit for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati. While working as a co-op for Ideopia, a local advertising and interactive agency, she produced a

variety of materials for the event, including invitations, e-mail notices, programs, and presentations. “It felt great to know that my designs were helping families and making a difference. At the event there were guests everywhere in fancy suits, red bow ties, little black dresses, and even snazzy red shoes,” wrote Babel in her entry that won with more than 7,000 votes. Babel has accepted a full-time position with Ideopia. She is the daughter of Mary Babel and Robert Babel of White Oak.


Northwest Press

August 11, 2010

151st Annual Kiwanis Club of Cheviot-Westwood

Major Sponsor

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, September 10, 11, 12, 2010

Admission $5.00, Children under 12 Free — Harvest Home Park, North Bend Rd., Cheviot

Any Questions Regarding General Exhibits Please Email

Best Of Show (any needlework item) Class CROCHET 10-1 Best Baby Garment 10-2 Best Crochet “other”

10 $ 10 $


10-3 Best Baby Garment 10-4 Best Knitting “other”

10 10




10-5 Best Counted Cross Stitch 10-7 Best Embroidery “other”

10 $ 10 $


10-8 Best Article Original 10-9 Best Article Kit 10-10 Best “Plastic” Needlepoint

10 10 $ 10 $



10-11Best Applique 10-12Best Embroidered 10-13Best Pieced Quilt 10-14Best Machine Stitched 10-15Best Quilted Wall Hanging 10-16Best Quilted Other

10 $ 10 $ 10 $ 10 $ 10 $ 10

10-17Best Garment 10-18Best Sewn Purse 10-19Best “other”


10-20Best Doll or Animal


10-21Best Misc. Article




10 $ 10 $ 10





JUNIOR NEEDLEWORK Ages 17 & Under (Identify age on each item entered)


Best Of Show

20-1 Best Crocheted Article 20-2 Best Embroidered Article 20-3 Best Knitted Article



10 $ 10 $ 10 $

20-4 20-5 20-6 20-7

Best Counted Cross Stitch Best Creative Stitchery Best Machine Stitched Article Best Purse


Best Of Show

10 $ 10 $ 10 $ 10 $



(Enter Only Items that need Refrigeration Friday Morning From 7:30-8:30 AM)

Class 30-1 30-2 30-3 30-4

Best Quickbread Coffee Cake (1/2 cake) Sweet Bread (1/2 bread) Best Yeast Bread Coffee Cake (1/2 cake) Yeast Bread (1/2 bread)

10 10

$ $

10 10

$ $

30-5 30-6 30-7 30-8 30-9

Best Cake (1/2 cake) Best Fruit Pie Best Cream or Cheese Pie Best Cookies (1/2 dozen) Best Candy

10 10 10 $ 10 $ 10 $




Ages 17 & Under (Identify age on each item entered)


40-1 40-2 40-3 40-4

Best Of Show



Best Candy (1/2 dozen) Best Cookies (1/2 dozen) Best Cupcakes (4) Best Miscellaneous

10 10 $ 10 $ 10




(Display items are not tasted)

Best Of Show



50-1 Best Display of Canning 5 items or more (4 or more kinds) (Judged on appearance only) 50-2 Best Display of Honey (Judged on appearance only)



60-1 60-2 60-3 60-4 60-5 60-6 60-7 60-8 60-9

Best Of Show

$ Ceramics 10 $ Original Pottery 10 $ Model Making Boats 10 Model Making Cars $10 $ Model Making Planes 10 $ Model Making Misc. 10 $ Woodwork 10 $ Wood Carving 10 Scrapbook Page (1 page) $10







60-10 Photography Color limit 2-ready to hang with wire 60-11 Photography Black & White limit 2-ready to hand with wire 60-12 Jewelry 60-13 Greeting Cards (Homemade Greeting Cards) 60-14 Miscellaneous 60-15 Best Tole Painting



10 $ 10


10 10 10







FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th 5:00-6:00 7:00-11:00

Dolly and Me The Rusty Griswolds


1:00-1:50 2:00-3:00 3:00-5:00 5:00-7:30 8:00-11:00

AVO Ballet Company Elder Steel Drum Band BlueFish Saffire Express Tuna Project


1:00-2:00 2:00-2:15 2:15-3:00 3:00-4:00 4:15-6:15 7:00-10:00

Mount Community Concert Band Parade W inners Judy Link O ak H ills Band Engish C hannel The M enus



Bring the Family! Shuttle Service Available From: Cheviot Fieldhouse & Sam’s Club

GENERAL EXHIBITS Over $1000 in Prizes

No Entry Fee Sponsored By


1. All articles for competition must be entered between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9. Exhibits not entered by that time will be excluded from competition. Custard or cream pies must be entered between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 10. 2. All exhibits must remain in place until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday. No sales will be permitted of any article entered for competition until after this time. 3. Entries must bear the owner’s name and the class in which they are entered. 4. Entries must be made in the name of the real owner and change of ownership during the Fair will not be recognized. 5. No unworthy article will be awarded a premium, whether there is competition or not. 6. No premium shall be given unless properly certified by the Secretary.

7. All awards will be indicated by ribbon or card. 8. A blue ribbon denotes first premium, a red ribbon second premium, and a white ribbon third premium. 9. The Fair Committee will take all precautions to safeguard all exhibits but shall not be responsible for any loss, whatsoever. 10. Expert judges will be secured for all divisions and their decisions will be final. 11. If they are deserving, in the opinion of the judges, outstanding specimens entered in any class will be given Ribbon Awards even if they are not specifically mentioned on the Premium List. 12. Art work is limited to three entries per entrant. 13. All art work & photography items must have substantial hooks so they can be hung.

Join us for the 2010 Cheviot-Westwood Kiwanis 5K Run/Walk & Dog Walk and “Chipotle” 1 Mile Race thru Cheviot, Ohio. Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 5:50 pm 1 MILE RACE RUN ONLY and Sunday, September 12, 2010 - 9:00 am HARVEST HOME FAIR 5K RUN/WALK & DOG WALK The Course: Start and finish at Harvest Home Park, winding through the City of Cheviot, gently rolling. When: Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 5:50 p.m. - 1 mile race (run only) Sunday morning, September 12, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. - 5K RUN/WALK Location: Harvest Home Park, 3961 North Bend Road, Cincinnati, OH (I-74 to North Bend Road Exit, go South on North Bend Road past Westwood Northern Boulevard, the park is on the right before Harrison Ave.) Street parking.

Awards for 1 Mile Run: • Award to 1st Male/Female Runner overall. • Top 25 Male and 25 Female Runners will receive an award. Awards for 5K Race: • Cash and Awards to top 3 Male and Female Runners overall • And 1st place age group runner. 2nd & 3rd • Race Divisions - Awards top 3 age group runners. • Male and Female: 14/under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 3539, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, 70/over. • Fitness Walkers - Awards for top age group walker. Male and Female: 19/under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60/0ver.

Sponsored by: Tri-Health, Budweiser, Johnson Nash Metal Products, Inc., Cincinnati Sportsmedicine and Orthopaedic Center, Noah’s Ark Animal Clinic, Dave Backer Auto Body, Chick-Fil-A, Neidhard-Minges Funeral Home, Bob Roncker’s Running Spot, WestSide Running Club, Pep Boys, Panera and Grippo’s. Refreshments and Door Prizes: Available after the race. (FREE ENTRY TO HARVEST HOME FAIR WITH RACE NUMBER) Fair opens at 12:00 p.m. Pre-Registration: Online at Race Day Registration: 7:45-8:45 a.m. (race starts at 9:00 a.m.) Children’s Fun Run: Free on Sunday after 5k. Ribbons/goodie bags for all children. Registration Forms, Information and Results:

Benefits from Harvest Home Fair September 9 - 10 - 11 - 12, 2010

The Green Township, Cheviot and Westwood communities reap the benefits from the Harvest Home Fair. The Kiwanis committees for Young Children, Youth, Vocational Guidance, Key Clubs, Agriculture, Spiritual Aims, Public Affairs, International Understanding and Long Range Projects receive requests and vote a substantial benefit.

Charities which have received gifts recently are:

• Boy Scouts • Pregnancy Care Center • Girl Scouts • Tender Mercies • BLOC Ministries • Teen Challenge • Reading Fundamental • Our Daily Bread •Elementary School Libraries • Wesley Hall • High School Scholarships • Bethany House • Westwood Town Hall Bells • Healthy Moms & Babes • Gamble-Nippert “Y” for Non member activities • Margaret Rost PGA Christmas Party • Spinoza Bears for Grieving & Hurting Children • Children’s International Summer Village • Council of Christian Communion for religious education for elementary school pupils

Fifty-two charities have received gifts through the first eight months of the year since the last Kiwanis Fair.


Ages 17 & Under (Identify age on each item entered)

Best Of Show




$ 70-1 Original Ceramics 10 $ 70-2 Ceramic Sculpture 10 70-3 Art Work “Original” 9 & Under (Must Be Ready To Hang w/ wire) $ 10 Limit 2 entries per person 70-4 Art Work “Original” 10 to 13 (Must Be Ready To Hang w/wire) $ 10 Limit 2 entries per person 70-5 Art Work “Original” 14 to 17 (Must Be Ready To Hang w/wire) $ Limit 2 entries per person 10


70-6 70-7 70-8 70-9 70-10 70-11 70-12 70-13

Boats, Cars, Planes Lego Model Making Connects Miscellaneous Model Making Model Making 11 and Under Woodwork Collections (Except cans) Photography (limit 2)

(Must Be Ready To Hang with wire)

10 10 10 $ 10 $ 10 $ 10 $ 10 $ 10 $




70-14 Miscellaneous 70-15 Jewelry & Beading

70-20 Dolly & Me

10 10

$ $

1st $25 - 2nd $15


6 and Under $ 1st place 15 $ 2nd place 10 $ 3rd place 5

7 to 11 1st place 2nd place 3rd place

12 to 16 1st place 2nd place 3rd place

15 10 $ 5

$ $

15 10 $ 5






80-1 Best Display Vegetables (variety & quality) 80-2 Best Plate Red Potatoes 80-3 Best Plate White Potatoes 80-4 Best Plate Sweet Potatoes 80-5 Largest Potato (any variety) 80-6 Best Pumpkin 80-7 Largest Pumpkin (by weight) 80-8 Best 3 Summer Squashes (yellow or white) 80-9 Best 3 Winter Squash (Butternut or Acorn) 80-10Best 3 Squashes (zucchini) 80-11 Largest Squash 80-12 Largest Cantaloupe 80-13Best Watermelon 80-14Largest Watermelon 80-15Best Plate Green Pod Beans 80-16Best Plate Yellow Pod Beans 80-17Best Plate Lima Beans (not shelled) 80-18Best Plate Beets 80-19Best Cabbage 80-20Largest Cabbage 80-21Best Plate Cucumbers 80-22Best Eggplant

25 $ 10 $ 10 $ 10 $ 10 $ 10 $ 100 $



10 10 10 $ 10 $ 10 $ 10 $ 10 $ 10 $ $


10 10 10 $ 10 $ 10 $ 10 $





80-23 Best Plate Sweet Corn 80-25Best Plate White Onions 80-26Best Plate Yellow Onions 80-27Best Display Gourds (2 of each variety) 80-28Best Plate Red Standard Tomatoes 80-29Best Plate Yellow Tomatoes 80-30Best Plate Hybrid Tomatoes 80-31Best Plate Novelty Tomatoes 80-32Largest Tomato 80-33Best Tomato Display (assor. varieties) 80-34Best Plate Green Bell Peppers 80-35Best Plate Yellow Bell Peppers (sweet or hot) 80-36Best Plate All Other Var. Bell Peppers 80-37Best Plate Pepper (sweet or hot) 80-38Best Plate Carrots 80-39Largest Sunflower 80-40Best Plate Broccoli 80-41 Misc.

10 10 10

$ $ $



10 10 10 $ 10 $ 10 $ $ $









10 10 10 $ 10 $ 10 $





(Bring 5 of each)

90-6 Best Display Apples (judged on variety & quality) 90-7 Best Plate Peaches

10 $ 10 $

90-9 Best Plate Pears 90-10 Best Plate Plums 90-11 Best Plate Grapes

10 10 10

$ $ $



MUST be bottled and corked, one application per category accepted. Must contact Al Rhein for rules: 513-941-2020

Best Of Show

W-1 Best Red Grape W-2 Best White Grape W-3 Best Rose

10 $ 10 $ 10 $



W-4 Best Fruit (non-grape) W-5 Best Miscellaneous W-6 Best Sparkling

10 10 $ 10





100 Best Homemade Salsa (Judged by taste. Should be $ labeled mild, medium, hot, chunky, etc.) 50 $ 101 Best Home Brewed Beer 50 $ 102 Best Homemade Chili 50 ENTER Beer, Salsa & Chili Saturday 11:30am - 1:30pm • Home Brewed Beer must be bottled and capped. Bring cold Final Judging: Saturday, 6:00 p.m.

Annual Horse Show

FRIDAY NIGHT SHOW - 7:00 P.M. 1. Chin & Apple 2. Harvest Home Poles (10 & Under) 3. Youth Poles (18 & Under) 4. Open Poles 5. Harvest Home Barrels (10 & Under)

6. Warm-Up Barrels 7. Youth Barrels (18 & Under) 8. Open Barrels 9. Flag Race 10. Dash For Cash


11. Farm & Pet Pony Halter 12. Open Halter 13. Showmanship 14. Lead Line - see entry booth, no stallions 15. Walk Trot - 10 & under. Trophy & Ribbons only. —Break— 16. English Pleasure 17. English Equitation 18. Open Walk Trot 19. Hunter Hack - 2 low jumps 20. Walk Trot Pleasure - no cross entry 21. Western Pleasure

22. Horsemanship 23. Youth Pleasure - 18 & under 24. Jack Benny Pleasure - 39 & over 25. Walk Trot Horsemanship no cross entry 26. Harvest Home Costume Class - 10 & under — Break — 27. Egg & Spoon 28. Chin & Apple 29. Catalog Race 30. Water Fall Game 31. Mystery Game — Break — 32. TBA

SUNDAY SHOW — 12:00 A.M.

33. Harvest Home Costume Class - 10 & under 34. Egg & Spoon 35. Chin & Apple 36. Waterfall Game 37. Warm Up Poles 38. Harvest Home Poles 10 & under 39. Jack Benny Poles - 39 & over 40. Youth Poles - 18 & under

41. OpenPoles - $10 entry $100 added 42. Catalog Race 43. Harvest Home Barrels - 39 & over 45. Flag Race 46. Warm Up Barrels 47. Youth Barrels - 18 & under 48. Open Barrels - $10 entry $100 added 49. Dash for Cash




Northwest Press

August 11, 2010 Major Sponsor

151st Annual Kiwanis Club of Cheviot-Westwood

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, September 10, 11, 12, 2010 Admission $5.00, Children under 12 Free — Harvest Home Park, North Bend Rd., Cheviot STANDARD

2010 HORTICULTURE SCHEDULE No. 1. ROSE, Hybrid Tea- 1 bloom, disbudded a. White or near white b. Yellow - Yellow Blend c. Orange - Orange Blend d. Pink - Pink Blend e. Red - Red Blend f. Any other color or blend g. Single flowering - do not disbud h. Collection (see rule #5) No. 2 ROSE, Grandiflora a. 1 bloom, disbudded b. 1 spray No. 3 ROSE, Floribunda or Polyantha, 1 spray No. 4 ROSE, Climber No. 5 ROSE, Miniature a. 1 bloom, disbudded b. 1 spray

No. 7 ANNUAL ASTER - 1 bloom, disbudded a. White b. Pink c. Lavender d. Any other color No. 8 CELOSIA a. Crested cockscomb b. Plume type cockscomb c. Collection (see rule #5) No. 9 CHRYSANTHEMUM a. Single Stem, disbudded b. Spray No. 10 COLEUS FOLIAGE a. Predominately red b. Predominately green c. Predominately yellow d. Other e. Collection (see rule #5) No. 11 DAHLIA - 1 bloom, disbudded a. Up to 2” across b. From 2” up to 4” c. From 4” up to 6” d. From 6” up to 8” e. Over 8” f. Collection (see rule #5) No. 12 HOSTA FOLIAGE a. Small up to 3” across b. Medium from 3” up to 6” c. Large from 6” up to 8” d. Extra large over 8” across e. Collection (see rule #5) No. 13 MARIGOLD - Tall carnation type, 1 bloom disbudded a. Yellow b. Orange c. Any other color d. Collection (see rule #5) No. 14 MARIGOLD - double French type, 1 spray a. Yellow b. Orange c. Blend d. Any other color


No. 16 ZINNIA - 1 bloom, disbudded, over 3” a. Dahlia flowered b. Cactus flowered c. Other No. 17 ZINNIA - 1 bloom, disbudded, from 2” up to 3” a. Dahlia flowered b. Cactus flowered c. Other No. 18 ZINNIA - up to 2” a. 1 bloom, disbudded b. 1 spray No. 19 ANNUAL FLOWER not listed a. Round form - 1 stem, disbudded b. Spike form c. Spray form d. Annual bulb or tuber

No. 6 ROSE, other types a. Shrub b. Old Garden c. Any other


No. 15 MARIGOLD - not listed a. Single French type, 1 spray b. Dwarf c. Any other

No. 20 ANNUAL COLLECTION- 1 stem each of 5 different annual flowers (see rule #5) No. 21 PERENNIAL FLOWER not listed a. Round form, 1 stem, disbudded b. Spike form c. Spray form d. Perennial bulb or tuber No. 22 PERENNIAL COLLECTION- 1 stem each of 5 different perennial flowers (see rule #5) No. 23 CUT BRANCH - not over 20” a. Berried b. Flowering c. Small leaf or needled d. Any other No. 24 VINES- not over 20” a. Clematis b. Ivy c. Any other flowering vine d. any other berried vine e. Any other foliage vine

1. This is a standard Flower Show judged by National Council Standards, and planned by members of Cincinnati District of G.C.O., Inc. 2. All horticulture must have been grown by exhibitor. Material used in designs need not be grown by exhibitor. Designs should not measure over 24” wide and horticulture’s maximum length is 20”. 3. Entry tags must be completely filled out. 4. Specimens shall be exhibited in clear glass bottles with no printing, furnished by exhibitor and large enough to support the material. No foliage should be below the water line. 5. A collection is 1 stem each of 5 different specimens each correctly named in 5 separate containers with 1 entry tag.


Pedestal - “Satellite” - a tall contemporary design. Pedestal is approximately 16” to 18” in diameter and is 42” high. Centerpiece - “Florist Shoppe” - a traditional design staged on an 18” Formica round furnished by committee. Low Table - “Fourth of July Picnic” - one place setting, not functional, plastic flatware allowed. Staging is approximately 28” wide, 32” deep and 19” high.


Saturday September 11th Entry: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Judging: 11:00 a.m.

No. 26 DECORATIVE FOLIAGE -not listed a. Fern b. Caladium c. Ground cover d. Any other foliage not listed e. Collection (see rule #5)


PREMIUMS: 1st, $3.00 - 2nd, $2.00 - 3rd, $1.00

Exhibits may be removed Sunday 9:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. or Monday 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. with your claim check. NO EXHIBITS MAY BE REMOVED BEFORE ABOVE STATED TIMES.

AGES: 8 and under 1. “Pet Store” - use small animal container AGES: 9-12 YEARS 2. “Auto Repair” - use a small car or truck for container AGES: 13-17 YEARS 3. “Junior Achievement” - designers’ design

JUNIOR PREMIUMS: 1st $3.00 - 2nd $2.00 - 3rd $1.00


All 4-H livestock must be in place by 9:00 p.m. Thursday and must be accompanied by a health certificate indicating that the livestock is free of any communicable disease. Livestock exhibits will be released at 8:00 p.m. Sunday, September 12, 2010. *Petting farm is Friday, Saturday and Sunday and goes on through out the festival.



FRIDAY SPECIAL (5-11 p.m.) Fish Sandwich, Fries & Cole Slaw SATURDAY SPECIAL (Noon-11 p.m.) Pulled Pork Dinner SUNDAY SPECIAL (Noon-10 p.m.) Chicken or Roast Beef Dinner

ANNUAL ART SHOW Harvest Home Park North Bend Road, Cheviot, Ohio September 10, 11, 12, 2010 INSTRUCTIONS:

• Artists 17 years of age or over are invited to submit paintings and drawings. No sculpture can be accepted. • Entry must be the original work of the person submitting it and must be framed and wired for hanging with artist’s name, address, and telephone number on back. No work is to measure more than 42” wide or high, including frame. • Works must be delivered to Harvest Home Park on Wednesday, September 8, between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. or Thursday, September 9, between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Judging will be on Friday, September 10. • Works must be reclaimed between 9:00 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Sunday, September 12, or between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Monday, September 13. • FEE - $10.00 for each entry - limit two entries. • Works may be individually priced and sold by the artist. All legal and tax details must be handled by the artist. • Art Show will be displayed in a closed building, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. • All entries subject to acceptance by Registration Committee. • Cash Awards are: OIL/ACRYLIC 1st Prize - $125 • 2nd Prize - $100 • 3rd Prize - $75 Honorable Mention WATERCOLOR 1st Prize - $125 • 2nd Prize - $100 • 3rd Prize - $75 Honorable Mention

9:00-12:30 PM 5:00-10:00 PM 6:30 PM

Exhibits In Place Petting Farm Sheep Shearing

4-H Livestock Area 4-H Tent

11:30 AM Noon-10:00 PM 12:30 PM 2:00 PM 3:00 PM 6:30 PM

Hamilton County Poultry Show Petting Farm Rabbit Show Food Nutrition Demo Livestock Show Livestock Auction

4-H Livestock Area 4-H Tent 4-H Livestock Area 4-H Livestock Area 4-H Livestock Area


Noon-8:00 PM 4:00 PM 8:00 PM

Petting Farm Pet Show 4-H Club 4-H Exhibits Released

4-H Tent 4-H Livestock Area





Sunday, September 12, 2010


This years petting Farm will again feature a BABY CHICK HATCHERY.


6:30 p.m. Saturday, September 11, 2010

4-H Market Livestock (Steers, Market Lambs and Market Hogs) will be sold by auction. EVERYONE is welcome to purchase an animal. Custom slaughtering and packing services are available. Chuck Johnson Auctioneer.

Contact for more information on 4-H livestock. Ohio State Extension Office 513-825-6000 or Mike Huhn, Cheviot/Westwood Kiwanis Club 513-574-4706

(fo llo w in g th e P a ra d e u n til 1 1 p .m .)

Hot Dog & Fries Mett & Kraut Pork BBQ Sandwich

Friday, September 10, 2010

Saturday, September 11, 2010



P R E M IU M S : 1st, $5.00 - 2nd, $4.00 - 3rd, $3.00

Theme: “Small Business Makes America Great”



1. “Arts & Crafts Store” - designer’s choice 2. “Dry Cleaner” - use all dried material 3. “Call the Plumber” - water showing 4. “Grocery Store” - use some fruits and/or vegetables 5. “Jewelry Store” - use jewel tones a. “Ruby” - not over 3” b. “Emerald” - not over 5” c. “Sapphire” - not over 8” 6. “Bakery Shoppe” - use a basket 7. “Music Store” - design showing motion 8. “Garden Store” - design showing rhythm 9. “Coffee Shop” - use a large coffee mug 10. “Roofing Company” - use tall design


Ages: eligible up to 17 years 1. Annual - (1 cut stem) - planted and grown by exhibitor 2. Perennial (1 cut stem) - planted and grown by exhibitor 3. Collection of annuals - 3 to 5 stems 4. Small plant in a 4” pot - grown by exhibitor 5. Small plant started from seed in a pot not over 4” in diameter




No. 25 HERB COLLECTIONS (see rule #5) a. Culinary collection b. Fragrant collection c. Decorative collection d. Medicinal collection

No. 27 HOUSE PLANT- pot size 8” or less a. Flowering b. Grown for foliage c. Cactus and succulent

6. Do not oil or treat foliage specimens. No painted or dyed live material is permitted. 7. The Fair Committee will not be responsible for loss or damage to containers. 8. Exhibitor may make more than 1 entry per horticulture class if each is a different species, variety, cultivar, type or color. 9. Cut specimens must have been in the possession of exhibitor for at least 90 days and house plants 3 months. 10. All exhibitors for the Flower Show (except Junior Class) must be placed from 8 AM to 10:45 AM Friday. Judging will begin at 12:30 PM.


OTHER MEDIA 1st Prize - $125 • 2nd Prize - $100 • 3rd Prize - $75 Honorable Mention • Entries will be judged by John Ruthven, Internationally Acclaimed Artist


HARVEST HOME ART SHOW ENTRY FORM (Please Print Plainly) Miss Mrs. Mr.

No. 1 Title Medium


The Harvest Home Fair Committee will take every possible precaution to safeguard all exhibits but shall not be responsible for any loss whatsoever. No refund will be made on entry fees.


No. 2 Title Medium Price

Entry forms may be submitted with delivered work. Make checks payable to Harvest Home Art Show.

LOCAL 12 and The COMMUNITY PRESS Are Proud To Be Media Sponsors of The Parade and The Fair

For Harvest Home Fair Information Contact- Tony Upton 662-0524 or visit our website


Northwest Press


August 11, 2010


Pictured from left are Bonnie Telinda, Northwest Local School District transportation supervisor, Bob Engel, NWLSD transportation director, and Reena Fish, director of the NWLSD work-study program.


Pictured from left are Northwest High School student Emily Hogeback, her mobility assistant, Jan Nolan, and parent-mentor Nancy Dragan. Hogeback entertained arriving guests by playing the violin. PROVIDED.

Northwest High School senior Lauren Lee receives Charlie’s Award from work study program director Reena Fish. Charlie’s Award honors Charlie Hicks, a 2008 work study graduate who died two years ago in an accident. The award is given to a senior who exemplifies a strong work ethic, attitude and determination – all qualities that Hicks possessed along with his great sense of humor and willingness to please.

$50 OFF

Work-study students thank supporters The Northwest Local School District’s work-study program recently hosted its Work Study Appreciation Luncheon. Special needs students enrolled in

the work-study program invited their community work experience business supporters to the luncheon. Students thanked business owners for allowing them to gain work expe-

rience and work toward their dream of independence. The theme for the day was “Working Toward the Dream.”

Registration August 1-16 normal $75

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Cardinals volleyball looks to rebound By Jake Meyer

After finishing sixth in the Greater Miami Conference last season, posting a disappointing 9-14 record last season, Colerain High School’s girls’ volleyball team looks to rebound this season. The Cardinals started well last season, winning their first two matches, but struggled during the absence of senior setter Megan LaFary, who missed nearly half the season due to illness. Head Coach Jenny Meyer was happy with the improvement her team showed last season, improving on a seventhplace GMC finish in 2008, and has higher expectations for her team this season. “We’d like to finish in the top four this season,” Meyer said. “We’re in a good conference with good teams and we finished seventh two years ago and sixth last year, so we’d like to continue improving.” Senior hitters Stacey Seabald and Allison Berg both look to be a major part of

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VOLLEYBALL that improvement. Beginning their third year as members of the Cardinal’s varsity squad, Seabald and Berg ranked among the top 20 in the GMC in kills last season. “We have a solid crew returning,” Meyer said. “They’ve been an impact on the program the last two years and should have a major impact again this season.” Competition in the GMC will once again be tough, with the Cardinals facing perennial GMC contenders Lakota West, Lakota East, Oak Hills and Mason in conference play this season. In addition to Sebald and Berg, Colerain returns several contributors from last year’s team. Juniors Kristen Thompson and Maggie Weaver look to see increased playing time this season, as does senior setter Sydney Morris, who filled in last season during LaFary’s absence and gained valu-


Colerain outside hitter Allison Berg spikes the ball in a 2008 sectional tournament game at Fairfield. She looks to be a major part of the Cardinal lineup in 2010-11. able experience. Colerain also has several younger players who stand to see their first full-time varsity action this year. This combination of veteran leadership and young players has Meyer expect-

ing big things from her team. “We have all our hitters returning and we’re looking to make waves this year and rebound,” Meyer said. Colerain’s season opens Saturday, Aug. 28 at home

against Glen Este. Other key matches for the Cardinals include a Sept. 14 match at Lakota East, a Sept. 21 date at Mason, an Oct. 7 match-up at Oak Hills and an Oct. 12 match against Lakota West.

• Roger Bacon, 2009 GGCL Grey Central division champions, looks to reapeat last season’s success led by senior middle hitters Ally Hawkins and Allie Henkel. • Northwest, competing in a realigned Fort Ancient Valley Conference, returns junior setter Alexis Murphy, who was First-Team All-FAVC last season, as well as senior outside hitter Bethany Shepard and senior middle hitter Monique Ntumba. • McAuley, who finished third in the GGCL Scarlet division last season, is led in 2010 by seniors Kaitly Gerrity and Kelley Namaky, both of whom earned all-conference honors in 2009. • Mt. Healthy, led by coach Frances Johnson, looks to rebound from last year’s season. “Our future looks very bright with eight returning players with varsity experience. Our focus is on defense and going after the ball.” Returning players: Taylor Beach, setter; Renisha Hill, outside hitter; Jasmaine Willis, outside hitter; Tracey Wallace, middle; Brittany Loechel, middle; Linda Hoeph, setter; Chelsey Borden, outside hitter

Bacon volleyball ready to win By Jake Meyer


Roger Bacon’s Ally Hawkins (6) gets the ball over the net past Abby Zennie of Wyoming during an October 2009 match.

Roger Bacon High School girls’ volleyball team is primed and ready to start a season that head coach Ryan Bedinghaus hopes will last deep into the postseason. Roger Bacon is coming off a successful campaign in 2009, one that saw the Spartans compile a 21-5 overall record and a 6-0 record in Girls’ Greater Cincinnati League play. That mark was good enough to win the Girls Greater Cincinnati League Grey Central division, and propelled Roger Bacon to Division-III sectional and

district championships and a final state ranking of 16. Hoping to improve on that record, Roger Bacon returns senior middles Ally Hawkins, who was second team all-conference, and Allie Henkel, who was an honorable mention all-conference selection. Hawkins ranked 23rd in the GGCL in kills last season, and Henkel also ranked in the top 50. Within their division, both players ranked in the top 15. In addition to Hawkins and Henkel, the Spartans return a host of players with varsity experience, and Bedinghaus is pleased with their effort so far.

“All the girls have worked very hard in the offseason,” said Bedinghaus, who was named GGCL Grey Central coach of the year. Standing in the way of the Spartans is a very tough slate of opponents, both inside of the GGCL and outside. Roger Bacon opens the season with a tough doubleheader against Newport Central Catholic and Mercy Aug. 30. Roger Bacon’s September schedule includes a Sept. 9 match against McNicholas and a Sept. 28 match against Fenwick, who defeated the Spartans last season. “It’s always a huge

Tennis teams hope to improve in 2010 By Melisa Cole

The Northwest and Colerain high school girls’ tennis teams are seeking to improve upon their records from 2009. This year coach Dexter Carpenter looks to take his Northwest Knights girls’ tennis team to first place after finishing third last season in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Scarlet Division. “We are all charged up,”

Carpenter said. T h e Knights have four returning “studs” for their team Carpenter this year. Seniors Rebecca Hunt, who was First-Team All-FAVC as a junior, and Kimberly Tran will lead the team with help from juniors Page Face and Sierra May. The teams first match up

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is against non-conference opponent Badin High School Tuesday, Aug. 17. The team will look to start off strong early in the season as coach Carpenter is expecting a top two finish in the league. Their first conference contest will be on Thursday, Aug. 26, against the Harrison Wildcats.

Colerain High School girls’ tennis hopes to improve this season with eight returning starters after finishing seventh in the league (5-11) last year. Returning starters include Amanda Herring, Carli Colina, Hannah Curtis, Rachel Laughlin, Ariel Stewart, Katy Feldman, Jessica Feldman and Julie Thinnes. Second-year coach Kelly Schoenfeld is expecting a strong finish from Colina and her doubles partner,

Curtis, when Curtis returns in September from an injury. “Her current injury to her foot will only compel her to succeed further, and to work even harder than before,” Schoenfeld said of the threesport athlete. But overall, she expect the girls to have a good season. “All of the girls have improved since last season,” Schoenfeld said. “They worked very hard during the winter months and over the summer.”

ordeal when we play McNick and Fenwick,” Bedinghaus said. The October schedule features a budding rivalry as Roger Bacon travels to Indian Hill Oct. 9. Bedinghaus is the former coach at Indian Hill and his sister is the current coach, adding to the intensity of the game. Even with a very challenging slate of games, Bedinghaus is confident his team is ready for another excellent year. “I think we can do just as well if not better,” Bedinghaus said. “I think they are hungry. I think it’ll be a competitive season, but they want to do better.”

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McAuley High School

Coach name/tenure/individual record: Lauren Bischak, three years Returning starters/seniors: Sarah Herman, Maria Lupp, Andrea Heckle, and Christina Gruenwald Season outlook: “We are hoping to have a good season this year. With a handful of returning seniors and some experienced freshman we are looking forward to a successful season.” Last year’s record: 8-10

BRIEFLY First glance at fall sports

The Northwest Press is taking a look at fall sports by putting the spotlight on select high school teams as a first glance at the season, with more coverage to come on other schools.


Expect to see coverage on the following dates: Aug. 11 – Volleyball and girls’ tennis Aug. 18 – Boys’ and girls’ soccer Aug. 25 – Football, all inclusive

Mount gears up

The College of Mount St. Joseph football team is returning junior Joe Noble, a Colerain High School graduate, to anchor the Lions’ front line. The Mount offensive attack was one of the most

feared in the HCAC last season, averaging 32.1 points and 408.6 yards of offense per game. The Mount also returns a pair of All-HCAC defensive lineman to solidify the Mount defense which ranked fourth

in the HCAC in yards allowed per game (349.2) last fall. Senior Robert Fox, a Colerain graduate, and junior Brett Hambrick, an Elder High School graduate, will look to improve on their stats from a season ago. Hambrick led the

Lions with 13.0 tackles for loss and HCAC-best 10 sacks, while Fox added 4.0 tackles for loss and two sacks. The Mount will begin the 2010 season at home against Wilmington Sept. 4.


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Sports & recreation

August 11, 2010

Camping out


McAuley High School volleyball campers in third through fifth grades take a break during the school’s volleyball camp, July 5-8.

Realigned FAVC shifts to two divisions All sports but football making the change By Anthony Amorini

The realignment of Fort Ancient Valley Conference divisions sees the 17-team league shift from three divisions to two divisions for the 2010-2011 school year. The FAVC Buckeye, FAVC Cardinal and FAVC Scarlet divisions are officially gone for everything but football. Replacing the old divisions for the rest of the sports are the FAVC East Division and the FAVC West Division in a move designed to capitalize on more localized rivalries. Northwest and Mt. Healthy are moving to the newly minted FAVC West Division. “I think it’s awesome. You have all the east-side teams in the same division now and it’ll be great for the rivalries,” Turpin Athletic Director Tony Hemmelgarn said. “The league championships will mean even more now in the

bigger divisions. “I think it’s a win-win for the conference, our school and our kids,” Hemmelgarn added. The FAVC East Division is comprised of Anderson, Glen Este, Loveland and Milford from the FAVC Buckeye; Turpin, Walnut Hills, Kings, Little Miami and Wilmington from the FAVC Cardinal. The FAVC West Division is comprised of Winton Woods from the FAVC Buckeye and Edgewood, Harrison, Mt. Healthy, Norwood, North-

west, Ross and Talawanda from the FAVC Scarlet. Amelia, formerly of the FAVC Cardinal, is now part of the Southern Buckeye Conference which leaves only five football teams in the FAVC Cardinal. The FAVC Buckeye and FAVC Scarlet remain six-team divisions for football. The FAVC was a threedivision conference from 2006 to 2010. Before that, teams were separated into two divisions with the FAVC Buckeye and FAVC Cardinal.

Rockin’ the suburbs

The American Scaffolding Rockhounds celebrate winning the combined league of Districts 14 and 6, D1-A Division, with a 12-0 record and finished second in the U9 Tanner Memorial Tournament in Harrison. An overall record of 15-2 rounded out a great year by the Rockhounds. Head coach is Mike Combs. Assistant coaches are Terry Sabatelli, James Gartner, Jeff Oberjohann and Mark Meiners. The Rockhounds players are No. 1 Ethan Lynch, No. 2 Anthony Meiners, No. 4 Drew Klas, No. 5 Adam Gartner, No. 7 Jason Oberjohann, No. 10 Cole Combs, No. 11 Luke Thiemann, No. 13 Gabe Sabatelli, No. 19 Jake Seibert and No. 23 Nate Merritt.

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August 11, 2010

Signing on

Colerain High School senior Allie Lekson of Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy recently completed her Level 10 gymnastics comeback after a knee injury sidelined her last year. She scored 36.4 all-around at regional competition in Lansing, Mich., April 10. Highlights of her season included winning the state vault title last month with the highest score given at the meet for her yurchenko full-twisting layout vault. Lekson has also verbally committed to attend Eastern Michigan University on a full-ride scholarship to study pre-med.

La Salle High School’s Joe Scherpenberg signs to swim with UC, May 26, while his parents, Bob and Jan Scherpenberg, and La Salle swim coaches Kevin Kampschmidt and Mike Lienhart look on. Scherpenberg came in fourth at districts in the 100-yard backstroke; finished 12th in the state swim meet; holds the school record for the 100-yard backstroke; member of the 200 medley relay state team that finished 21st at the state swim meet and now holds the school record in the 200-yard medley relay. He will major in history/political science in the fall.


Several La Salle High School seniors sign letters of intent to play football in college. From left are Zach Abbatiello, who will play for Lake Erie College; Jake Kendall, who will play for Bluffton University; Tim Keller, who will play for Centre College; Patrick Bachman, who will play for College of Mount St. Joseph; Dwight Hill, who will play for Wittenberg University. In back is La Salle football Coach Tom Grippa.

East bests West

Recent Colerain High School graduate Matt Crum sizes up a pitch during the East/West All-Star Game at Prasco Park June 6. The East won the first game 9-0, while the second game ended in a 2-2 tie.

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There is a season for all things Summer means ice cream in my book. Whether you “share the love” or like yours “… made the sincere way,” you can consume all the fat you should get in one day all crammed in to two scoops. What a treat. What are some of the other edible joys of summer? Sweet corn – picked early in the day, purchased from a fresh vegetable stand, grilled or boiled and slathered with butter and salt. Mm-m-m – if that isn’t good for you! If you aren’t drooling yet, think about fresh tomatoes picked from the vine, cucumbers that seem to grow to full length overnight, and berries of all kinds. As a child, my family bottled our own homemade root beer. The glass bottles we hoarded were carefully washed and my dad mixed up a big batch that started with Hires Root Beer extract. The recipe included sugar and yeast and I’m sure he increased the yeast. From my youngestchild perspective mom’s canning kettle looked huge to me and we were all a part of the process of dipping out the black/brown liquid, pouring the mixture through the funnel to the perfect level and capping those bottles with a hand bottle-capper. I’m quite sure the whole procedure would have been faster without the help of four children but we were all full participants in the ritual. Of course, summer isn’t just about food and beverages. It includes those great lightning storms and late summer evenings punctuated by the fireflies glowing in the back yard. Every season has its positive rituals and qualities and every season has its drawbacks. The


How much of a difference do you think Terrell Owens will make for the Bengals, both on the field and off the field? “T.O. will enhance the Bengals for the 2010 season. He will help them on the field and at the Box Office with more Ticket sales. T.O. has never had any arrests or off field issues. I look forward to any contributions he can make. He has already had an effect on the Bengals training camp with more fan attendees each day. Now if the Bengals could just get last year’s (2009 draft) Number one choice Andre Smith to make a contribution. So far he has been a total wasted choice. Go Figure!” T.D.T. “I think he gives them a double threat which will be difficult to defend and should result in more offense. As for off the field, one can only hope he has matured and worked past his foolish past.” B.N. “With having Chad and TO the atmosphere will be lively to say the least. Defenders won’t be doing the double coverage on Chad, so our passing gain should be stellar.” C.A.S.


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glorious colors of fall precede the blisters from raking the leaves. Winter’s icy sidewalks are balanced by the warmth of the hearth and the beauty of sparkling snow as seen from a warm house. Spring in Cincinnati means one lovely tree after another popping out in all its glory. It also includes potholes popping out everywhere as well. When I tell people I used to live in California they often ask if or when we might move back there. Even if the cost of living was halfway sane, I still prefer the changes of the seasons of the Midwest to the rather boring minor changes from season to season in a temperate climate. My answer is, “It’s a nice place to visit but I really prefer to live where people talk about the weather.” Life has its seasons, too. Some may consider a particular age matches only one season. But people can be in an awakening season like spring at retirement as well as graduation, as newlyweds or entering a new career. A figurative summer storm may toss you around but it can bring relief from an emotional drought. We may be just as reluctant to “let go” of certain hurts as the trees are to let go of their leaves. But be assured that letting go is part of the plan before winter. Spring will come again. “To everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven.” Ecclesiastes 3:1 Cinda Gorman, a life and career coach, is coordinator and host of the Western Hills Job Search Satellite Group. You can reach her at 513-662-1244 or Visit

This week’s question With a new poll showing support sliding for Ohio’s smoking ban, with Kentucky counties considering a ban, how effective are such bans? Every week The Northwest Press asks readers a questions that they can reply to via e-mail. Send your answers to northwestpress@community with “chatroom” in the subject line. “It’s anybody’s guess. On one hand, he has some impressive seasons (2000-2002 with San Francisco and 2007-2008 with Dallas), but on the other hand, the ability of anyone to endure the rigors of professional football and continue to excel is limited. “Owens is only three years younger than Brett Favre, and his position (wide receiver) is probably more demanding in terms of stamina than Brett. For now, at least for a year or so, the team of Chad and Terrell will be a formidable challenge for the Bengals’ opponents.” Bill B. “Hard to tell this early, but since he has a reputation of speed, and with Ocho Cinco on the other end of the line, the chances of more scoring might be greater for this season.” O.H.R.




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I am saddened by the loss of a teammate and friend. I refer to Helburn “Bud” Meadows, who died July 29 at home in Greensboro, N.C. Bud was a great athlete for the old Central Vocational High School during the 1940s. He earned 13 varsity letters and was considered a great all-around athlete, if not the greatest to ever attend Cincinnati Public Schools, even Hamilton County schools. He spent a tour with the Army, then attended North Carolina A&T. He was drafted by the Brooklyn Dodgers as a catcher and heir apparent to Roy Campanella, but hurt his knee in the minor leagues and ruined his chance for a Major League career. Bud joined the Negro League’s Philadelphia All-Stars, then returned to Greensboro as a coach and teacher at his alma mater. He was nominated twice for LaRosa’s Hall of Fame. Each nomination is for six years, so that made him eligible for 12 years, but he never made it. As John Matarese would say, “That stinks.” It’s an injustice and I hope Buddy becomes aware of the situation. If any of you readers have a similar situation, write a letter to the Northwest Press. Stand up, let the public know what’s going on with the Hall of Fame selection committee.




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Don’t bypass safety

Research into oil well drilling shows there is heat, oil and often natural gas. This combination can be handled by drilling until close to the deposit and then packing the bottom and sides of the casing with cement. For very deep wells, a double casing is used. With the Deepwater Horizon, only a single casing was used. The well had been started earlier and the rig damaged by a hurricane. After the Deepwater Horizon was in place, drilling was behind schedule. To gain speed, the double casing was not used, and fire, smoke and natural gas detectors were

bypassed. Rather than approach the deposit cautiously, drilling proceeded until it was too close, which resulted in a boiling liquid explosive ventilation. Since this was not a boiler or hot water tank, the explosion was stronger. This was the third problem of a like nature for BP. There were two previous explosions in the North Sea, one with an even greater loss of life. I would like to remind my neighbors and friends to use the safety valve on your hot water tanks and heating systems four times a year (once a season). Just put a small bucket under the downpipe and work the safety for a few seconds. That will prove the safety valve is functioning properly and you will not have a BLEV in your house. Stanton Doran Sunnywoods Lane Green Township

Are immunizations up to date? August is finally here, which means it’s time to get ready for the new school year. While families prepare their students by getting all the necessary school supplies, we at the Northwest Local School District want to ensure students are also prepared with their required immunizations. This year, the Ohio Department of Health is requiring additional immunizations. They are: • A tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap) or tetanus and diphtheria (Td) booster for seventh grade • A second dose of varicella (chicken pox) vaccine for kindergarten • A fourth dose of polio vaccine

on or after the fourth birthday The Northwest district has worked hard to ensure that our families are aware of these new requirements. Ohio law states Shonda “no pupil at the Moore time of initial entry at the beginning Community or of each school Press guest year shall be percolumnist mitted to remain in school for more than 14 days unless the pupil presents written evidence that the pupil

has been immunized”. We recommend you contact your family physician. Another option is to contact the Hamilton County Public Health Department at 946-7949 for information on community immunization clinics. Our ultimate goal is to keep our students in school, but we must keep all students safe by adhering to the standards of the Ohio law. We need your help to make sure our students have what they need to have a successful and healthy school year. Shonda Moore, is the District Registered Nurse for the Northwest Local School District.

Cycle safety is everyone’s responsibility Summer is a good time for both motorcyclists and motor vehicle drivers to consider the unique traffic safety elements on our roads as we see the inevitable increase in motorcycle riding associated with the warmer weather. Last year there were 152 fatal motorcycle crashes and 3,290 injury crashes. Even though these numbers decreased from 2008 – when 212 were killed and 3,772 were injured – motorcycle safety and motorist awareness are still very important. Prior to this decrease in 2009 motorcycle fatalities had increased by about 35 percent on Ohio’s roads during the previous three years. To promote safe motorcycling and motorist awareness of motorcycle safety issues, we are once again proud to be partnering with the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) this year. Our partnership with the AMA provides meaningful avenues to promote awareness toward the three key safety messages stressed in the nationally-recognized “Ride Smart, Drive Smart” program. First, we want anyone considering motorcycling to receive the proper training and licensing before heading out on the road. As a potential rider, simple things like

ensuring you have a valid motorcycle endorsement, receiving quality motorcycle training and wearing proper safety equipment can be key elements in Lt. Randy staying safe. TrainMcElfresh ing opportunities the Ohio Community through Department of Press guest Public Safety’s columnist Motorcycle Ohio office can be found at Riding sober is the second key message in our campaign with the AMA. Last year, 56 of the fatal motorcycle crashes involved an impaired motorcyclist. We fully endorse the AMA’s national Ride Straight program, which focuses attention on the severe dangers associated with operating a motorcycle impaired. Of course, motorcycle safety is not solely the responsibility of motorcyclists. Motor vehicle drivers share in this important effort, which is why the third key safety message we share with the AMA stresses the importance for motor vehicle drivers being aware of motorcyclists.

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To that end, as a motorist or a passenger, there are some important steps to become more aware of motorcyclists. Remember, a motorcycle is a motor vehicle with all of the privileges of any vehicle on the roadway. Give motorcyclists a full lane of travel. Look for motorcyclists on the highway, at intersections, when a motorcyclist may be making a left turn, and when a motorcyclist may be changing lanes. Roadway obstructions like debris or potholes that you may ignore or not notice in your car can be deadly for a motorcyclist. Anticipate a motorcyclist’s maneuver and make an effort to predict evasive actions. Allow plenty of space in front of the vehicle you are driving, and do not follow a motorcycle too closely. Driving responsibly is about being aware of whose lives you have in your hands – literally – when you are in control of a motorcycle or a car. On behalf of your local Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers, and our associates in the AMA, please help make this a safer riding season. Remember to always Ride Trained, Ride Licensed, and Ride Sober. Lt. Randy L. McElfresh is commander of the Ohio State Highway Patrol Batavia Post.


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Seven-year-old Paige Wespesser is rocking the shades and a mustache as a homage to the Naked Karate Girls, who entertained on Saturday night.





Maria Putnick, manager of the Pebble Creek Golf Club, and kitchen worker Eric Marzheuser turn ribeyes and kabobs on the grill at Taste of Colerain.

Ava Brock, at the festival with her mom Karin fishes for a prize in the Children's Tasteland.

Taste’s great! Great weather brought great crowds to the 21st annual Taste of Colerain Aug. 6-8 on the grounds of the Colerain Township Government Complex. People strolled the grounds and ate while enjoying the free activities in the Children’s Tasteland or the bands that entertained all weekend.

Daniel Graber, 3, is not happy to be coming to the end of the funnel cake with his uncle, Aaron Magnus, and cousin Isaac Magnus, 2.

Tony Dillingham tosses a football at the UC Beatcats booth at Taste of Colerain.

Colerain Township resident Jennifer Koenig gets an autographed item from former Bengal safety David Fulcher. Fulcher was raising money for his foundation for MS, and donated items to the Make A Wish auction, as well.

9-year-old Ethan Walls, Colerain Township, enjoys some wings at Taste of Colerain.


Chester Dowers, left, and his son David Dowers auction off items during the Make A Wish benefit run by Dowers Family Auctions each year at the Taste.

The Naked Karate Girls had the crowd up and dancing.

Cousins Kadence Strahan, left, and Sierra Schrider enjoyed the Taste of Colerain and each other’s company.

Colerain Township resident Savannah Strunk, 5, enjoyed her ride on the carousel.

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Royal Rounds, 2-4 p.m., Greenhills Community Church Presbyterian, 21 Cromwell Road, Phase III-V round dance club for experienced dancers. Ballroom figures: waltz, two-step, cha cha, rumba, tango and bolero. $6. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. Through Dec. 16. 929-2427. Greenhills.

Health and Wellness Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Mercy Hospital-Mount Airy, 2446 Kipling Ave., Free prostate, glucose, blood pressure, vision and EKG screenings. Includes digital mammograms and informational booths. Free. 956-3729. Mount Airy. National Health Center Week Open House, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Forest Park Health Center, 924 Waycross Road, Short program at 11 a.m. celebrating recently completed renovation and expansion. Presented by The HealthCare Connection. 483-3081. Forest Park.



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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. Wear smoothsoled shoes. No partner dances and no prior dance experience required. $4. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 321-6776. Springfield Township. Line Dancing, 6-8 p.m., Pleasant Hill Academy, 1350 North Bend Road, Learn latest moves including the Mary J. Blige, the Odyssey and more. Wear workout clothes and bring towel. No hard-soled shoes. Water available for $1. Individual lessons available upon request. Jerome Parker, instructor. Ages 25 and up. $2. Presented by JMC Entertainment Line Dancers. 616-8855. College Hill.


Farm Market of College Hill, 3-6:30 p.m., College Hill Presbyterian Church, 5742 Hamilton Ave., Parking Lot. Local produce and home-produced food. Presented by College Hill Gardeners. 542-0007; College Hill.


Rock and Fossil Swap and Learn, 1-3 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Winton Centre. Bring rocks and fossils to swap. All ages. Free, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; Springfield Township.


Zumba Gold Classes, 9-10 a.m., Colerain Township Senior and Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Total body workout for active older adult featuring Latin dance movements of salsa, cha cha, meringue and more. Mary Beth Nishime, instructor, help improve strength and flexibility. Ages 55 and up. $5. 741-8802. Colerain Township. F R I D A Y, A U G . 1 3


Lettuce Eat Well Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m., Joy Community Church, 5000 North Bend Road, Locally produced food items. Free. Presented by Lettuce Eat Well. Through Oct. 1. 662-4569. Monfort Heights.

Ricky Nye, 6:30-9:30 p.m., VanZandt, 1810 W. Galbraith Road, Free. 407-6418. North College Hill. S A T U R D A Y, A U G . 1 4


Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Kuliga Park, 6717 Bridgetown Road, Includes leaves, grass clippings, brush, garden waste, tree trunks and tree and shrub prunings. Hamilton County residents only. Commercial businesses and landscapers not eligible to participate in this program. Free. Presented by Hamilton County Environmental Services. Through Nov. 21. 946-7755; Green Township. Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Rumpke Sanitary Landfill, 3800 Struble Road, Includes leaves, grass clippings, brush, garden waste, tree trunks and tree and shrub prunings. Hamilton County residents only. Commercial businesses and landscapers not eligible to participate in this program. Free. Presented by Hamilton County Environmental Services. 946-7755; Colerain Township.


Skirts and Shirts Square Dance Club, 7:30-10 p.m., John Wesley United Methodist Church, 1927 W. Kemper Road, One of Cincinnati’s oldest square dance clubs. Formerly Hayloft Club. $5. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427; Springfield Township.


St. John the Baptist Church Family Festival, 6 p.m.-midnight, St. John the Baptist Church, 385-8010. Colerain Township.


Wild Mountain Berries, 9 p.m., Marty’s Hops & Vines, 6110 Hamilton Ave., Rock and roll king and queen. Free. 681-4222; College Hill.



St. John the Baptist Church Family Festival, 7 p.m.-midnight, St. John the Baptist Church, 5361 Dry Ridge Road, Food, booths, rides and entertainment. 385-8010. Colerain Township.


Wine Tasting, 5-8 p.m., Piazza Discepoli Wine Merchants & Wine Bar, 5872 Cheviot Road, Includes light hors d’oeuvres. $10. 9231300; White Oak.


No-Cost Mammograms, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Mercy Hospital-Mount Airy, 2446 Kipling Ave., Women ages 35 and up. Financial assistance available. Co-pays covered for those with insurance; complete cost covered for those without. Free. Presented by YWCA Breast and Cervical Health Network. 9563729. Mount Airy.

Kingfisher Trail Hike, 9 a.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Naturalist led hike. Free, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; Springfield Township. Dusk Hike, 8 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Kingfisher Trail. Avoid the heat and see animals at dusk. Free, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; Springfield Township. From Hive to Honey Bear, 1-2 p.m., LaBoiteaux Woods, 5400 Lanius Lane, Learn how honey crop is uncapped, extracted and bottled for sale. Presented by Cincinnati Park Board. 542-2909. College Hill.


International Combat Events, 8 p.m., Metropolis, 125 Cincinnati Mills Drive, ICE 48. Scheduled to appear: Ryan Rose, Daniel Willoughby, Ron Mitchell, Rich Belanch, Jordan Puecell, Roger Hahn, Chris Potee, Doug Davidson, Quinn Broomfield, Nick Ayers and others. Doors open 7 p.m. Mixed martial arts extreme cage fighting. $25-$50. 759-4488; Forest Park.

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Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Kuliga Park, Free. 9467755; Green Township. Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Rumpke Sanitary Landfill, Free. 946-7755; Colerain Township.


St. John the Baptist Church Family Festival, Noon-10 p.m., St. John the Baptist Church, Chicken dinner and alcohol with ID and wristband available. 385-8010. Colerain Township.


German Heritage Museum, 1-5 p.m., German Heritage Museum, 4790 West Fork Road, Two-story 1830 log house furnished with German immigrant memorabilia. Free, donations accepted. Presented by GermanAmerican Citizens League of Greater Cincinnati. Through Oct. 31. 598-5732; Green Township.


Lakeridge Funfest, 1-5 p.m., Lakeridge Hall, 7210 Pippin Road, Grand Ballroom. Theme: Let’s Go Hollywood. Dance for over age 50 crowd. Admission includes soft drinks, beer, snacks, photo, door prizes, music and dancing. Family friendly. $10. 521-1112. College Hill.


Late Bloomers, 2 p.m., Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, 3455 Poole Road, Naturalist will talk about late summer wildflowers along the Pin Oak Trail. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; Colerain Township.


Outdoor Archery, 2 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Registration required online by Aug. 13. 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. Adult must accompany ages 8-17. For Ages 8 and older.. $15; vehicle permit required. Registration required.521-7275; Springfield Township. M O N D A Y, A U G . 1 6


Unicorners Singles Square Dance Club, 810 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1553 Kinney Ave., Experienced western style square dancers and round dancers. Singles and couples welcome. $5. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427; Mount Healthy.


Year-Round Gardening: Fred’s Favorites for Fall, 6:30 p.m., Monfort Heights Branch Library, 3825 West Fork Road, Fred Brown’s picks for shrubs and trees that will create a magnificent fall display. Learn new ideas for planning and maintaining garden throughout the year. Adults only. With White Oak Garden Center staff. Free. 385-3313. Monfort Heights.


Partner Golf League, 2:30-5:45 p.m., Beech Creek Golf Course, 1831 Hudepohl Lane, Team of two play nine holes of golf each week and compete against other partners. $19. Registration required. 522-8700. Mount Healthy.


Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, will host a Rock and Fossil Swap and Learn from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12, in Winton Centre. Admission to the park is free, but a vehicle permit is required. For more information, call 521-7275 or visit Naturalist Jerry Lippert is pictured holding a cephalopod fossil while on a Creek Adventure at Winton Woods last year.


Traditional Day Camp: Discovery, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Clippard Family YMCA, 8920 Cheviot Road, Daily through Aug. 20. Themed weekly activities. Scholarship aid available. Hamilton County vouchers accepted. Extended care available. Kindergarten-fifith grade. $173, $142 members. Registration required. Presented by YMCA of Greater Cincinnati. 9234466. Groesbeck. Pre-School Camps: Birds, Bugs, Butterflies, 9 a.m.-noon or 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Clippard Family YMCA, 8920 Cheviot Road, Daily through Aug. 20. Themed-weekly activities. Scholarship aid available. Hamilton County vouchers accepted. Extended care available. Ages 35. Full day: $173, $142 members; half day: $89, $74 members. Registration required. Presented by YMCA of Greater Cincinnati. 923-4466. Groesbeck. Powel Crosley YMCA Pee Wee Sports Camp: Swim Camp, 9 a.m.-noon, YMCA Powel Crosley Jr. Branch, 9601 Winton Road, Learn from swimming, and have fun with arts and crafts, and other activities. Wear swimsuit and sunscreen. All levels. Ages 3-6. Daily through Aug. 20. Completed health form with shot records and registration packet must be submitted in order to register. Hamilton County child care vouchers are not accepted. $105, $80 members. Full fee due at registration. Registration required. 521-7117. Springfield Township.


Crohn’s & Colitis Support, 7-8:30 p.m., Family Life Center, 703 Compton Road, For those with Crohn’s Diseases, colitis, IBS and their family members. Includes presentations and discussion. Free baby-sitting with advance notice. Registration required. 9315777. Finneytown.

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Everyday Spirituality, 7-8:30 p.m., Family Life Center, 703 Compton Road, Series teaches how to bring more spirituality into life. Based on book and video series, “Spiritual Literacy.” Free baby-sitting with advance notice. Free. Registration required. 9315777. Finneytown. W E D N E S D A Y, A U G . 1 8


Westside Neighborhood 912 Meeting, 7-9 p.m., Greenhills Branch Library, 7 Endicott St., The group’s goal is to educate the public about the Constitution, government, and the impact of government policies on the lives of citizens. Includes discussing constitutional matters, current events, and avenues of citizen activism. Free. Presented by Cincinnati 912 Project. 598-5856; Greenhills. Forest Park Women’s Club Reception, 7 p.m., Forest Park Senior Center, 11555 Winton Road, Meet members and learn more about the club. Regular meetings are the third Thursday of the month, September through May. Presented by Forest Park Women’s Club. 595-5252. Forest Park.

Continentals Round Dance Club, 7-9:30 p.m., Hilltop United Methodist Church, 1930 W. Galbraith Road, Phase III-V level round dance club. $6. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427; North College Hill.


Greenhills Concert on the Commons, 7-9 p.m., Greenhills Village Commons, Winton and Farragut roads, Music by Zumba and Anna & Milovan. Presented by Village of Greenhills. 851-2856. Greenhills. T H U R S D A Y, A U G . 1 9


Royal Rounds, 2-4 p.m., Greenhills Community Church Presbyterian, $6. 929-2427. Greenhills. Hamilton County Park District Board of Park Commissioners Meeting, 1 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275. Springfield Township.


Line Dance Class, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Springfield Township Senior and Community Center, $4. 321-6776. Springfield Township. Line Dancing, 6-8 p.m., Pleasant Hill Academy, $2. 616-8855. College Hill. Farm Market of College Hill, 3-6:30 p.m., College Hill Presbyterian Church, 542-0007; College Hill.




Cigars and Guitars, 5-10 p.m., Vinoklet Winery and Restaurant, 11069 Colerain Ave., Live music and cigars available for purchase. Full bar with light menu and bocce ball court available. Free. 385-9309; Colerain Township.


T U E S D A Y, A U G . 1 7 Council Meetings, 7 p.m., Greenhills Municipal Building, 11000 Winton Road, Council work session. Presented by Village of Greenhills. 825-2100. Greenhills.



Mercy Healthy Weight Solutions Information Sessions, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Mercy Hospital-Mount Airy, 2446 Kipling Ave., Informational session on surgical and non-surgical options for weight loss and weight management. Free. Presented by Mercy Healthy Weight Solutions. 682-6980; Mount Airy.

Zumba Gold Classes, 9-10 a.m., Colerain Township Senior and Community Center, $5. 741-8802. Colerain Township. F R I D A Y, A U G . 2 0


Lettuce Eat Well Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m., Joy Community Church, Free. 662-4569. Monfort Heights.


Beginner Square Dance Class, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Parky’s Farm Hayloft Barn, 10073 Daly Road, No prior dance experience necessary. Wear casual dress and smooth-soled shoes. Free. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427; Springfield Township. Line Dancing, 6-8 p.m., Pleasant Hill Academy, $2. 616-8855. College Hill.



The Newport Aquarium’s Bizarre and Beautiful Gallery recently got weirder, with new animals added to the exhibit. The exhibit shows unusual animals in an up-close, personal way with new technology and an expanded gallery. Antenna burrfish, pictured, polka-dot batfish, spotted burrfish and spot-fin porcupinefish join the exhibit. The aquarium is open daily, with extended summer hours of 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. until Sept. 4. Visit or call 859-261-7444.

Zumba Fitness Classes, 7-8 p.m., Colerain Township Senior and Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves creates dynamic workout. Burn calories and learn body-energizing movements. Ages 55 and up. $5. Through Nov. 30. 741-8802. Colerain Township.


Venus Williams, pictured, will be one tennis star scheduled to compete at the Western & Southern Financial Group Masters & Women’s Open through Sunday, Aug. 22, at the Lindner Family Tennis Center, 5460 Courseview Drive, Mason. Women’s competition is through Sunday, Aug. 15, with men’s competition beginning with a main draw at 7 p.m. For tickets, visit


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There are friends and then there’s a friend The word friend can be a catch-all word. Some people boast about their Facebook friends, “I have 75 friends.” Others reply, “Oh, I have 125,250, or 410, on mine!” High numbers make us feel popular and wanted. In his talks on friendships, priest psychologist Henri Nouwen made some helpful distinctions. He said there are five categories of people we call friends. The categories move from an outermost circle (where intimacy is weak) to an inner circle (where the intimacy factor is strongest). The criterion for determining these five levels of friendship is the degree and quality of mutual self-disclosure involved. Acquaintances are the outer category people. We only know each other superficially. They may be a teacher; other parents we meet at

field-side watching our kids play soccer; someone in our yoga class or that we met on the Internet; a down-thestreet neighbor, etc. The topics with acquaintances are the weather, sports, newspaper items, school issues, life generalities, etc. There’s familiarity but no depth of communication. If we never see them again it doesn’t matter. Colleagues. These are the people with whom we work, volunteer, or meet while doing a project. When I taught high-school I was one of 71 teachers. We were friendly, joked, ate lunch together and chatted in the staff room. Our topics were usually school issues, certain students, athletics, gripes about the administration or parents, or a good movie we’ve seen. At times there was a little more conversation into family or personal issues than with acquaintances, but not

much. Relatives. These “friends” are the assorted group of our grandparents, aunts and uncles, marriage in-laws, cousins, etc. We may see them often or then again only at weddings, funerals, holidays and reunions. But we have a history together and more knowledge about each other. We may exchange minor confidences or problems such as how Uncle Brad was involved in some kind of shady business deal; Pam is coping with being bi-polar; and Kimberly had a brief but passionate affair with a married man. But being a relative does not mean we necessarily choose them as deeper intimates. Family and friends. These are the people with whom we spend a great deal of our time and carry fondly in our hearts – parents, siblings, spouse, children, life-

Blood drive honors Brian Schira The third annual Brian Schira Memorial Blood Drive, sponsored by the Delhi Civic Association, will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 at the Delhi Township fire station located at 697 Neeb Road. Giving the gift of life is not only a fitting tribute to Delhi and Colerain townships Firefighter Brian Schira, who died in the line of duty two years ago, but also an excellent opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.

You must be at least 17 years old, in good health weigh at least 110 pounds and bring identification to donate blood. It is recommended that donors eat a good meal and drink plenty of water or non-caffeinated fluids within four hours before donating. There are also several benefits of being a blood donor. Each donor is given a miniphysical examination including a check of the donor’s heart rate, blood

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long friends, etc. They know us better than anyone. There is a deeper feeling of affection, mutual support, and trust. If we lose one of them in death we grieve profoundly. Family members share a lot with each other, but not everything. A psychologically healthy person has his or her own boundaries, inner life, secrets and individuality. These components of intimacy are shared only with someone of our own choice, and it is usually someone who is not a blood relative. Intimate friends. This is the innermost circle of human friendship. It is usually our spouse or closest friend. Such a friendship is extremely difficult to devel-

op, and sadly, is even lacking in some marriages. Recent studies indicate that compared to similar polls in the 1980s, there are fewer people today who believe they have a first-circle intimate friend. It requires mutual trust, in-depth and honest communication, and time. Our Facebook count may give us the impression that we have a thousand friends. But it’s unlikely that this most intimate-type friend is just one of the crowd. This most significant category is not achieved if our communication is chiefly through e-mail or texting. A crucial element is missing – presence. Such a friend is a unique

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Drink to your health … and for your health The temperature on our thermometer registered 103.2 this afternoon. And in the house, it wasn’t much cooler since I had been making elderberry jelly and berry jams with my sister, Edith and neighbor, Sandy. But it made me think about kids and adults who are outdoors and involved in sports. Proper hydration is so important to good health and optimum performance. What I worry most about kids in this weather is that I know it takes longer for a child’s body to adjust to heat and humidity than does an adult’s, so we may not recognize when a child is in trouble, hydration wise. Kids produce more body heat and don’t sweat as much as we do at the same exertion level, so in hot weather, a young athlete is at increased risk for dehydration. And remember, water works as a shock absorber in the body, so being hydrated protects joints, for both kids and adults.

That’s why today I’m sharing recipes for good hydration. It’s that important. And be sure and check on older folks, too. They can become dehydrated without realizing it.

Homemade sports drink for kids

From my co-authored book “The Official Snack Guide For Beleaguered Sports Parents.” Check out colleague Dawn Weatherwax Fall’s website for more information on hydration and keeping your athlete healthy. To dilute a powdered juice drink, or juice from concentrate, use at least twice the water recommended. Diluting the juice may taste weak, but it will hydrate your child and give energy for the game.

Rita’s spa water

I shared this recipe with Amy Tobin on her Aug. 8 radio show on Q102. Check


Picture of Rita Heikenfeld's spa water that was featured in “Country Gardens” magazine in 2008. out for the complete interview. Amy loves this drink, and so does everyone who tries it. Here’s why: Lemons contain vitamin C, which helps heal bruises, prevents cancer and heart disease. Vitamin C is also a powerful antioxidant, and the body uses vitamin C to manufacture collagen – that’s the stuff that glues cells together and helps heals cuts, etc. Again, the vitamin C allows your body to absorb calcium better. Susan Parker of Susan’s Natural World

advises that lemons are a gentle liver cleanser. Lemons contain potassium, and we know that nourishes the brain, heart and muscles. It also helps your body better utilize carbohydrates and iron from food. The mint is a great digestive and uplifting herb plus it “fools” your brain into thinking you’re fuller than you are. And stevia is a natural sugar substitute herb.

Master recipe:

Fill a jar or pitcher halfway up with peppermint leaves, bruising the leaves as you go. Continue filling about 3⁄4 to the top with lemon slices, bruising the slices as you go. Fill with good quality water, let infuse for 30 minutes at least, and sweeten to taste. Use stevia, a natural sugar substitute herb, which is 30 to hundreds of times sweeter than sugar, or use honey, or drink as is. Check out my website for a video and more information about

stevia. I like to add blueberries, raspberries or sliced strawberries for a burst of color and added nutrition. This drink is refillable.

Frappé like McDonald’s

How about this on a blistering hot day? Reader Tom Ohmer has been looking for a recipe. When I called McDonald’s, I got a long list of ingredients. It started out with normal items like water, cream, sugar, milk, coffee extract, Dutch cocoa, etc. Then it got dicey with words only a chemist could understand. Years ago in cooking school, we made a base for fun drinks and it is similar to recipes I found for this drink. So here’s my take on it.

Mix together:

1 ⁄3 cup instant coffee, dry, crushed 1 cup sugar 1 cup dry milk powder 3 ⁄4 cup nondairy creamer


⁄2 cup D u t c h cocoa Dash or two of salt

To make frappé:

Rita Heikenfeld Rita’s kitchen

Put a couple handfuls of ice in a blender. Add 1⁄2 cup of half & half. Pour in 1⁄2 cup of mix. Blend on high until smooth. Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate syrup.

Tips from Rita’s kitchen

• Non-alkalized, or natural, which is the traditional type. • Dutch/alkalized has a milder taste, reduced acidity and is somewhat redder in color. • Special dark is a blend of the two. Rita Nader Heikenfeld is an herbalist, educator and author. Email columns@community with “Rita’s kitchen” in the subject line. Call 513-2487130, ext. 356.

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ties through St. Vincent de Paul thrift stores to benefit those in need throughout Greater Cincinnati. St. Vincent de Paul volunteers personally visit needy families and offer assistance, regardless of race or religious affiliation. St. Vincent de Paul accepts donations of gently used clothing, household items, furniture and cars year-round.

Free pick-up service is available for large items. Call 513-421-CARE (2273) to arrange a pick up. Donations may be dropped off at any of the six Cincinnati area thrift stores. Tax receipts are available for donated items. For more information on donating or for a list of St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Stores, go to


Northwest Press

August 11, 2010


REUNIONS Sycamore High School Class of 1990 – 20-Year Reunion will be Saturday evening, Aug. 14 at the Oasis in Loveland. For more information and/or tickets please contact Betsy Warzon Rinehart at


The answer is …

This tower power is at the corner of North Bend Road and Colerain Avenue. The Mount Airy Water Towers or the Mount Airy Tanks as they are also known, top out at 1,055.67 feet above sea level. The tower holds 8.3 million gallons of water. Correct answers came from Mary Bowling, Doris Habedank, Doug and Donna Tepe, Marilyn Fagaly, Jake Stevens, Allie Stevens, Scott and Brandon Steinmetz Gail Hallgath, Debbie Fales, Nancy Bruner, Pat Merfert, Joane Donnelly, Jake and Jamie Spears, Sandy Rouse, Mark Bruner, Linda Reigel, Connor Feist, Emma Feist, Lorraine Knab, Jack Glensman, Fran Hoppenjans, Margie Candelaresi, Mary Loesch, Rachel Moning, Mary Jo Wilkens, Fred, Lynne and Lisa Knapp, Roger Swadener, Jo Caine, Hannah Perry, Mark Miles, Rebecca Hartman, Joseph Breiner, Tierney Sunderhaus, Nancy Padgett, Nolen Stein, Roger Epure, Angela Riegler, Carol Seeley, Lois and Elaine Martin, Phyllis and Tony Ritter, Mark and Pam Carius, Jim Tighe, Marilyn Werning, Ken Kist, Joan and Jim Wilson, Sherry Chaney, Debbie Mason, Holley Kroeger, Nick Kroeger, Mimi and Papa Threm, Emily, Megan and the boys, Ron and Erma, Annette, Paul Richey, Betty Simpson, Ricky and Joann Jones, Joyce Wheeler, Anna Thomas, Steve Angst, Pat and Margie Brand, David and Yvonne Schmeusser, Doug and Sue Norman, Howy Hunt, Jamie Fehring, Dick Feldhaus, Cameron Middendorf, Tyler and Chris Richmond, Joe Boeing, Carol Frazier, Bev Hacker, Lou Ann and Vernon Pfeiffer, Gina and Terry Petrey, Nick Rusche and Dan Hoerstman. Thanks for playing. See this week's clue on A1.

All Withrow High School graduating classes – recent or long ago, are invited to the first Withrow Tiger Fest from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 21, at Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Ave. This will be an all-class reunion, and a fundraiser for the Withrow music program. Just two Cincinnati schools have a marching band. Withrow can't take its band to “away” events because of the cost of transportation. Cost is $45 for adults 18 and older, $25 for 4-17 year-olds, and free to children 3 and under. Tickets include admission, parking, all-day picnic shelter with catered meal at 4 p.m., access to Sunlite Pool, all rides, playground, games, and all-day free soft drinks. To join in the fun, send check, payable to Tiger Fest c/o Treasurer, to Chairman Benny R. Lane, 9124 Silva Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45251. Include a stamped, self-addressed envelope with names and ages of those attending, plus phone numbers and e-mail address. This event is open to all Withrow graduates and their friends and families. For more information, contact Chairman Benny R. Lane at , or home phone 513-385-1839, or cell 513602-7873. Oak Hills High School Class of 1975 – is having its 35-year reunion from 8 p.m. to midnight, Friday, Sept. 3, at Aston Oaks Golf Club. Contact Chuck Eckert at for more information. Turpin High School class of 1980 – is having its 30-year reunion from 7 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, Sept. 4, at Royal Oak Country Club. Visit for more information.

Last week’s clue

Deer Park High School Class of 1970 – is having its 40th reunion Sept. 10 and 11. It starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, there will be a warm-up party at Chicken on the Run in Deer Park. Then at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 11, there will be a picnic and grill-out at the home of Shawn and Penny Sadler, 4753

Kugler Mill Road. For more information or to RSVP, contact Patty Husman 479-4965, or Marc Rouse at 378-9563. Princeton High School Class of 1965 – is having its 45th reunion Friday and Saturday, Sept. 10-11. For details, e-mail Sue at Amelia High School Class of 1980 – is having its 30-year reunion from 7:30-11:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 11, at Holiday Inn Eastgate. Cost is $35 per person. Contact Amy Grethel O’Leary at 752-0424, Barb Ramsey Merchant at 474-3685 or Robin Ladrigan Iredale at 6077071. Check out “1980 Amelia High School” on Facebook for more information. Mercy Hospital Alumnae and the Butler County Nurses – are having the annual Mass at St. Julie Billart Church at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 19. A breakfast honoring the Class of 1960 will follow at Ryan’s Tavern. Cost is $17 a person. To reserve your spot send a check to Mary Jo Shannon at 784 Millikin St., Hamilton, OH 45013 by Sept. 1. Please include year of graduation. Goshen High School Class of 1980 – is having its 30th year reunion from 7-11 p.m., Friday, Sept. 24, at Receptions in Loveland. Contact Tina Creekmore Wiley at Twiley88@cinci.rr.con or by calling 265-0165 for more information and to purchase tickets.

Deer Park High School Class of 1960 – is having its 50th reunion Sept. 24 and 25. Friday night is the homecoming football game. Alumni can tour the building and attend the game. At. 6 p.m. Saturday, dinner is planned at Double Tree Guest Suites, 6300 E. Kemper Road, Sharonville. For more information, contact Sharon Ellis Neu at, or call 336-7850. Western Hills High school Class of 1970 – is looking for missing classmates. Classmates should sent contact information to: Bill Rothan or Sue Wilson at, or call 2872341. The reunion is planned for early October of this year. The Woodward High School Class of 1960 will celebrate its 50th Reunion in early October. Classmates, or those who know 1960 graduates, please contact Bill Miller at Hospice of the Miami Valley – is having a reunion for former staff members from 6-9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 16, at the Partners in Prime Hamilton Center, 140 Ross Ave., Hamilton. From 1981 to 1995, the Hospice of the Miami Valley served thousands of patients and families in the Cincinnati area. Former staff members who are interested in attending, contact Patty Day at 504-8090, or

Miracle Dance Theatre

Open House August 16th-19th, 6:00-9:00pm August 21st, 9:00am-12:00pm

Come in for FREE classes during Open House the 16th to the 19th. Our team Yard/Costume sale will be held on the 21st. For more information go to or call 513-921-0700. CE-0000414837

Mercy Hospital Mt. Airy Health and Wellness Fair Free health screenings:

Friday, August 13

Glucose • Blood pressure • EKG • Prostate • Mammogram*

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Mercy Hospital Mt. Airy 2446 Kipling Avenue (near cafeteria)

Health education including: Alzheimer’s disease • Diabetes • Smoking cessation programs • Nutrition • Living wills and advance directives

*Mammogram Screenings are offered through a mobile mammography van provided by Mercy Health Partners. Please call 95-MERCY (956-3729) to make an appointment, although walk-ins are also welcome. Hospital Mt. Airy CE-0000411422


Northwest Press


August 11, 2010

Wet basement needs professional look


Summer readers

State Rep. Robert Mecklenborg (R–30th District), along with Kim Fender, executive director of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, met at the Green Township Branch Library to congratulate several of the nearly 30,000 children and teens throughout Hamilton County who participated in this year’s Summer Reading Program. Pictured from the left are Simeon Cox, Fender, Mecklenborg, Hannah Cox, Chuyun Liang, and McKenzie Dailey.

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Wet weather may bring basement dampness or leaks. The cause may be poor drainage, poorly maintained gutters and downspouts not draining properly or draining into damaged underground piping. Excessive moisture may lead to mold, impairing the indoor air quality of the home. Water can enter at the basement floor, through cracks in the walls or plumbing leaks. Extreme signs of water seepage in the foundation wall located near exterior underground downspout piping are probably an indication the underground piping is not functional. Excessive ground water along the foundation may also cause structural foundation problems. Strange musty odors in the basement can be from mold or bacteria. Testing for mold should be completed by certified indoor air quality inspector, not by a waterproofing contractor. Some of the older types of underground piping are vitrified clay tile or asphalt impregnated paper pipe. These types of piping have a limited life. The corrugated plastic pipe may crush, blocking water flow. Bulk water typically does not leak through a concrete


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foundation wall, unless there is a crack. Concrete foundation walls with cracks may only require an injection with structural or

polyurethane epoxy. This is usually inexpensive and completed from the interior of the basement (about $350 per crack). The installation of an interior and exterior waterproofing system may be excessive, unnecessary and expensive (about $20,000). If these cracks are due to moisture intrusion near steel reinforcing rods inside the foundation walls, the steel rods may rust, expanding the steel, causing foundation cracks with reddish-brown rust stains emanating below the crack. This type of crack should be fully injected with structural epoxy. It is more common that hollow concrete block foundation walls leak. The dampness builds up inside the hollow concrete blocks, which manifests as stains


and mold. The exterior waterproofing system is the best method of repair, but is more costly. Some of the waterproofing contractors tell homeowners that the exterior system removes the pressure against the foundation wall. This may reduce the pressure, but does not eliminate it. A contractor installing a fiberglass reinforced panel over a crack will direct the water to an under-slab drain, but they hide the condition of the foundation wall behind the crack and susceptible to mold growth behind the panel. Mold growth is also susceptible behind the panels. If basement leaks are seen coming up through the basement slab or along the joint between the basement slab and foundation wall, an interior under-slab drain line may be the best solution. Storm water under the basement slab may cause the basement slab to heave. We suggest calling a professional engineer to diagnose the source of the leaks. Michael Montgomery, who lives in Monfort Heights, of Buyers Protection Group is a licensed engineer in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. His website is www. ADVERTISEMENT

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Treasure Hunters Roadshow STAFF WRITER

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Northwest Press

August 11, 2010


CCU students serve community More than 250 students, staff and faculty from Cincinnati Christian University provided more than 1,000 hours service to a variety of nonprofit organizations in the Cincinnati community during the college’s annual Community Service Day. Each year for the past five years, CCU has can-

celed classes and closed campus offices for one day to allow everyone on campus the opportunity to serve the Cincinnati community. Students are not required to participate, but many look forward to the opportunity to get out in the city and have fun while accomplishing good works for others.

Faculty and staff also assist. This year students helped identify the 15 sites where CCU served, forming their own work teams. Projects included painting and clean-up at City Gospel Mission and Price Hill Recreation Center, removing siding from a house slated for rehab by the Camp Wash-

ington Community Board, sorting clothing at Master Provisions Ministry in Florence, Ky., and helping the Cincinnati Fire Department with distributing smoke detectors and batteries to residents in the Price Hill community. “By participating in our annual Service Day, our students not only give a lot,

but they also learn a lot,” said CCU President David Faust. “At CCU we believe that serving your neighbor should just be a normal part of life, and this lesson is better learned by hands-on experience rather than just talking about it in the classroom. Sometimes a paintbrush, a broom, or a ham-

mer makes an effective teaching tool.” The annual project is part of the 40,000 hours a year CCU has documented in service-learning. CCU was recently again named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its outstanding record of community service.




Friendship Baptist Church 8580 Cheviot Rd 741-7017 Gary Jackson, Senior Pastor Sunday School 10:00am Sunday Morning Services 8:45 & 11:00am Sunday Evening Services 6:30pm Wednesday Service 7:00pm AWANA (Wed) 7:00 - 8:45pm

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Ruah Woods wins award Ruah Woods was among five recipients of an Award for Distinguished Achievement in pioneering efforts to spread the Theology of the Body, a teaching of the late John Paul II. The award was presented at the first National Theology of the Body Congress July 29. Ruah Woods in Green Township is the first center of its kind in the nation, providing educational opportunities to local leaders, teachers, parents and young people. The center opened January 2009, and has since seen more than 400 people enroll in its Theology of the Body classes. The mission of Ruah

Woods, founded by Tony Maas and Joe Brinck, is to restore the family and renew the culture by sharing a vision of authentic human sexuality. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr along with 28 priests from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati serve on its clergy advisory board. “It is a tremendous honor to be recognized by the Theology of the Body Institute as a leader in promoting these beautiful teachings within our community,” said Leslie Kuhlman, executive director of Ruah Woods. “We hope that others across the nation will be inspired to open similar centers to transform our nation

into a culture of life and a civilization of love,” said Kuhlman. The TOB Institute's other award recipients are Valentine and Ann Coelho (India), the Daughters of St. Paul (Massachusetts), Fr. Richard Hogan (Minnesota), and the Theology of the Body International Alliance (Texas). Theology of the Body is a collection of 129 messages given by John Paul II delving into the meaning of the human person. Pertinent questions concerning life, the meaning of love, sexuality, ethics, marriage and the priesthood are explored in a new light through the late Holy Father's teaching.

United Methodist Church 10507 “Old” Colerain Ave (513) 385-7883 Rev. Meghan Howard, Pastor Church School for all ages 9:15am Worship 10:30am - Nursery Available

Well staffed Nursery, Active Youth & College Groups, Exciting Music Dept, Seniors Group, Deaf Ministry

“Small enough to know you, Big enough to care”


BAPTIST Creek Road Baptist Church 3906 Creek Rd., Sharonville, Cincinnati, OH 513-563-2410 Sunday School 9:30am Sunday Worship 10:45am, 6:00pm Wednesday Worship 7:00pm Pastor, Rev. David B Smith

8005 Pfeiffer Rd Montgmry 791-3142 "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Cultivating My Friendships"


Traditional Worship 8:20am & 11:00am Contemporary Worship 9:40am Sunday School (All ages) 9:40 & 11am

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

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Dr. Cathy Johns, Senior Pastor Rev. Doug Johns, Senior Pastor



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

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Monfort Heights United Methodist Church

3682 West Fork Rd , west of North Bend Traditional Worship 8:30 & 11:00am Contemporary Worhip 9:44am

Nursery Available * Sunday School 513-481-8699 * www.

Taiwanese Ministry 769-0725

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Northminster Presbyterian Church

Christ Church Glendale Episcopal Church 965 Forest Ave - 771-1544 The Reverend Roger L Foote The Reverend Laura L Chace, Deacon 8am Holy Eucharist I 9am Holy Eucharist II 11am Holy Eucharist II Child Care 9-11 Healing intercessory prayer all services

LUTHERAN Christ Lutheran Church (LCMS)

3301 Compton Rd (1 block east of Colerain) 385-8342 Sunday School & Bible Class (all ages) 9:45am Sunday Worship 8:30 & 11:00am Saturday Evening Worship 5:30pm A great community church in a great community! Also home to Little Bud Preschool 385-8404 enrolling now! Visit our website:

Faith Lutheran LCMC

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

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HOPE LUTHERAN CHURCH 9:30 am Traditional Service 11:00 am Contemporary Service 4695 Blue Rock Road Colerain Township South of Ronald Reagan and I-275 923-3370

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


NON-DENOMINATIONAL (Office) 946 Hempstead Dr. (513) 807-7200 Jody Burgin, Pastor We meet Sundays at 10:30am at 9158 Winton Rd. – Springfield Township Childcare provided

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

Evendale Community Church 3270 Glendale-Milford Rd. 513-563-1044

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

Pastor Bob Waugh

5921 Springdale Rd 1mi west of Blue Rock

Rev Lyle Rasch, Pastor

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

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703 Compton Rd., Finneytown 931-0243 Transforming Lives for Jesus Christ Sunday Worship Schedule Traditional Services: 8:00 & 10:15am Contemporary Services: 9:00 & 11:30am Student Cafe: 10:15am Childcare Available Jeff Hosmer & Nancy Ross- Zimmerman - Pastors

Sharonville United Methodist

Sunday School 10:15

Pastor Todd A. Cutter

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Corner of Compton and Perry Streets 931-5827 Sunday School 8:45 - 9:45am Traditional Worship 10:00 - 11:00am Contemporary Worship 11:30 - 12:30 Healing Service, last Sunday of the month at 5 pm "Come as a guest. Leave as a friend".


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VINEYARD CHURCH NORTHWEST COLERAIN TOWNSHIP Three Weekend Services! Saturday - 5:30 pm Sunday - 9:30 & 11:15 am 9165 Round Top Rd (1/4 mi. so. of Northgate Mall)


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

Salem White Oak Presbyterian

UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST FLEMING ROAD United Church of Christ 691 Fleming Rd 522-2780 Rev Pat McKinney

Sunday School - All Ages - 9:15am Sunday Worship - 10:30am

Nursery Provided

St. Paul United Church of Christ 5312 Old Blue Rock Rd., off Springdale

Phone: 385-9077 Sunday Worship: 10:30am Sunday School: 9:15am Nursery Available/Handicap Access



Sun Worship 10:00am Childcare Provided 3755 Cornell Rd 563-6447 ............................................

St Paul - North College Hill

6997 Hamilton Ave 931-2205 Rev. Virginia Duffy, Interim Minister Lollie Kasulones, Minister for Program Evelyn Osterbrock, Minister for Children Sundays: Music & Announcement 9:45am Worship at 10:00am Sunday School and Child Care Nurtured And Fellowship Groups For All Ages

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August 11, 2010

Mercy hosting health wellness fair


Volunteers and walkers alike enjoy the family-friendly fun at PregnancyCare of Cincinnatiâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s annual Walk for Life beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Butterfly Bluff Shelter at Winton Woods.

Mercy Hospital Mount Airy is hosting its annual health and wellness fair that will include free health screenings, digital mammograms and informational booths. The fair will be 10 a.m.2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13, on the Mercy Hospital Mount Airy campus, 2446 Kipling Ave. in Mount Airy. The free health screenings will include: â&#x20AC;˘ Prostate; â&#x20AC;˘ Glucose;

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PregnancyCare of Cincinnatiâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 26th annual Walk for Life starts at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, with donuts at the Butterfly Bluff Shelter. The walk covers an easy 2.2-mile course around Winton Woods before returning to Butterfly Bluff for games, face-painting, contests, and lunch by Funkyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Catering.

like Walk for Life fits perfectly. It does more than just raise money so PregnancyCare can continue to offer free pregnancy tests, parenting classes, mentoring, material support, and referrals for additional services. The Walk provides an opportunity for families to enjoy a free event in a beautiful local park, get a little exercise, and have a great time. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been saying itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fun for the family â&#x20AC;Ś or bring your whole church. You can even bring the dog,â&#x20AC;? says Seibert. PregnancyCare is â&#x20AC;&#x153;Loving Lives, Healing Heartsâ&#x20AC;? at its three centers located at 108 William Howard Taft Road in Clifton, 636 Northland Blvd. in Forest Park, and 1608 Sundale Ave. in North College Hill. Questions about the 2010 Walk for Life should be directed to Washington at the administration office in Clifton by calling 513-487-7777. Additional information is available at

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Jacob A. Feldman has been awarded an Air Force ROTC scholarship to attend a host college or university. High school seniors from across the United States are selected after a competitive application process based on comprehensive tests scores, scholastic achievement, school officialsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; evaluations, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement. Feldman, the son of David and Carol Feldman, is a 2010 graduate of Colerain High School.


Brett N. Garrett has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force after completing the Air Force ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) program and graduating with a bachelorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree from the University of Cincinnati. Garrett is a cadet wing commander assigned to the 88th Air Base Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force

Base. The cadet has served in the military for less than one year. He is the son of Jerry R. and Kim S. Garrett.


Navy Seaman Apprentice Edward E. Nelson, Jr, son of Tiffany L. and Edward E. Nelson, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Nelson is a 2007 graduate of Colerain High School.


Ryan Roginski has completed Coast Guard boot camp at Camp May, N.J., where he was a squad leader and was on the rifle-drill team. He is now stationed on the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous, based out of St Petersburg, Fla. Roginski grew up in Colerain Township, and is a graduate of Lasalle High School. He is the son of Ray and Sheana Roginski of Harrison, and the grandson of Ray and Betty Roginski of Colerain Township.

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Army Pvt. James J. Knab has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training. Knab is the son of Sandy Knab and James Knab. The private is a 1998 graduate of Northwest High School.


Marine Corps Pvt. Thomas S. Lindley, son of Melissa A. and Clayton T. Lindley recently graduated from the Marine Corps Basic Combat Engineer Course at Marine Corps Engineer School, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N. C. During the five-week course, Lindley received instruction in the fundamentals of engineering support for combat units, including the procedures for building and repairing bridges, roads and field fortifications. Lindley also received training on demolition concepts, land mine warfare and camouflage techniques. Lindley is a 2009 graduate of Colerain High School, he joined the Marine Corps in July 2009.


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Michael P. Marcum was recently promoted to Chief Petty Officer. Marcum has been in the Navy for more than 17 years, and is stationed at Naval Station Mayport, Fla. He has Marcum been to the Persian Gulf several times. Marcum lives in Jacksonville, Fla. with his wife, Jackie; daughter, Carly; and son, Michael. Marcum is the son of Gene and Mary Marcum of Delhi Township. He has two sisters, Penny Davidson of Green Township and Carrie Mirizzi of Colerain Township. Marcum is a 1991 graduate of Oak Hills High School.

John Buttelwerth Sr.

John Buttelwerth Sr., 84, died July 29. He was an interior designer and former owner of Hall L. Swenson Fine Furniture. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survived by children John (Cheryl) Buttelwerth Jr., Sandy Buttelwerth (Ross) Hambleton, Pam (Dave) Becker, Jenna (Ed) Gonzalez; siblings Donna (Paul) Zloba, Peggy (Glen) Klingensmith, Judy (Jim) Meyers, Harry (Peggy), Don (Ada), Larry (Nancy), Frank (Lois) Buttelwerth; brother-in-law Lou (the late Ceil) Eckstein; 16 grandchildren; 11 greatgrandchildren. Preceded in death by wife Rhea Buttelwerth, sisters Helen (Bob) Schwiegeraht, JoAnn Eckstein. Services were Aug. 2 at St. Antoninus. Arrangements by Radel Funeral Home. Memorials to: St. Antoninus Tuition Fund, 1500 Linneman Road, Cincinnati, OH 45238 or Elder High School Tuition Fund, 3900 Vincent Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45205.

Osa Custer

Osa Rice Custer, 92, Westwood, died Aug. 5. She was a practical nurse. Survived by brother Stanley Rice; friends Mary Kummler, Johnnie Mae Elliot. Preceded in death by husband General H. Custer, child Twinkle Toombs, 10 siblings. Services were Aug. 9 at Arlington Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Neidhard-Minges Funeral Home.

Sharon Doelling

Sharon Lynn Doelling, 54, died July 30. She worked for Peoples First Savings Bank. Survived by brother Charles (Donna) Mitchell; companion Tammy Powell; nieces and nephew Catherine (Edward) Donaldson, Amy (Joseph) McCabe, Andrew (Amanda) Mitchell. Preceded in death by par-

ents Evelyn, Edward Doelling. Services were Aug. 8 at Neidhard-Minges Funeral Home. Memorials to the Kiwanis Club of Cheviot-Westwood Foundation.





Geralyn Gunther

Geralyn Hotopp Gunther, 52, died July 29. Survived by children Jason Wanstrath, Megan Muccillo, Jared Schmitz; grandchildren Katie, Calib, Jaylee, Mason; father Richard Hotopp; brother Michael Hotopp; nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by mother Elaine Dupps Hotopp. Services were Aug. 2 at Our Lady of Lourdes. Arrangements by Rebold, Rosenacker & Sexton Funeral Home. Memorials to: Hospice of Cincinnati, 4310 Cooper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242.

Frederick Holte

Frederick Gustav Holte, 85, died Aug. 4. He was an engineer for Procter & Gamble. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survived by children James (Gwyn Hilburn), Ellen (Jeff Gladish), Donald (Sophia), Eric, Barry (Jill) Holte; grandchildren Molly, Dane, Dylan, Malerie, T.J. Preceded in death by wife Marie Holte, children Nancy, Thomas Holte. Services were Aug. 6 at St. Vivian. Arrangements by Radel Funeral Home. Memorials to: Vitas Hospice, 11500 Northlake Drive, Suite 400, Cincinnati, OH 45249.

Kate Littell

Catherine “Kate” Gideon Littell, Taylor Creek, died July 31. Survived by daughter Sandra (Ambries) Taylor; granddaughters Rachell Roszell, Rebecca Chaille; great-grandchildren Amber, Sarah Roszell, Danny, Dylan Chaille. Preceded in death by husband James Littell. Services were Aug. 6 at St. Bernard Church. Arrangements by Neidhard-Minges Funeral Home. Memorials to: St. Bernard Church, 7130 Harrison Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45247.

Michael Lloyd

Michael David Lloyd, 53, died Aug. 3. He worked for Maaco. Survived by children Michael Jr., Aaron, Brandon, Maryann Lloyd; four grandchildren; eight siblings. Preceded in death by parent Ola, David Lloyd, two siblings. Services were Aug. 6 at Radel Funeral Home.

George E. Madden, 91, Green Township, died Aug. 3. He was an ironworker with Meierjohan Art Metal. He was an Army veteran of World

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DEATHS War II. Survived by daughter Linda (Charles) Wurster; grandchildren Wendee (Charles) Johnson, Sherry (Keith) Gregor; great-grandchildren Alexa, Carter Johnson, Troy, Drew Gregor; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by wife Esther Madden. Services were Friday, Aug. 6 at Radel Funeral Home. Memorials to Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Mary Elizabeth Motz

Mary Elizabeth Burns Motz, 94, White Oak, died July 31 in Oklahoma. She was a member of St. James Parish for over 50 years. Survived by children David (Sandra), Robert (Stephanie) Motz, Emily (Wayne) Kimberling; grandchildren cherished grandmother of Norbert (Diane), Amy Motz, Kara (Todd) Gillin, Julie (Jeremy) Gryder, Jennifer (Bill) Quimby; brother James (Betty) Burns; 10 great-grandchildren; two nephews. Preceded in death by husband Albert Motz, parents Carrie, Emmett Burns, siblings Robert Burns, Jane Helfferich. Services were Aug. 5 at St. James Church. Arrangements by Mihovk-Rosenacker Funeral Home. Memorials to the Hospice of Cincinnati.

Freda Osburn

Freda Osburn, 90, died July 30 in Germantown, Tenn. She was a member of St. Peter & St. Paul United Church of Christ, the Westwood Women’s Club, Cincinnati Music Club and Indiana University Alumni Association. Survived by Kathryn (John) Osburn-Carter; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husband Quentin Osburn. Memorials to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Department 142, Memphis, TN 38148 or Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, P.O. Box 5202, Cincinnati, OH 45201.

George Schneider

George Schneider, 87, died Aug. 4. He was an officer with the Cincinnati Police Department for 28 years. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survived by children Don (Sandy), Gary (Debbie), Greg Schneider (Sue) Schneider, Kim (Jim) Wilkening; grandchildren Tom, Jason Buerkle, Kelly, Bret, Josh Schneider, Olivia Stricker, Jenna, Jeff Wilkening; great-grandchildren Lily, Laney Buerkle, Courtney Evans; sisters Esther Wakeman, Melva Rogers. Preceded in death by wife Betty Schneider, siblings Lillian Huellemeier, Marie "Sis" Winter, Thelma Wormus, Ed, Fred "Buster" Schneider. Services Aug. 9 at Arlington Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by

Minges Funeral Home. Memorials to: Good Samaritan Nursing College Fund, 375 Dixmyth Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220, Hospice of Margaret Mary Community Hospital, 321 Mitchell Ave., Batesville, IN 47006, or Greater Cincinnati Police Museum, 959 W. Eighth St., Cincinnati, OH 45203.

Helen Simms

Helen E. Simms, 88, died Aug. 5. Survived by children Gary (Gladys) Simms, Nancy (Joe) Gillespie; sister Mildred Ruff; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband Woodrow Wilson Simms. Arrangements by Final Wishes. Memorials to: Hospice of Cincinnati, 4310 Cooper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242.

grandchildren Heather, Jacob Sexton; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by wife Edith Sunderman, siblings Clem, Vince, Joe, Paul, Sunderman Henry, Lillian Sunderman, Mary Ann Miller. Services were Aug. 2 at St. John the Baptist. Arrangements by Neidhard-Minges Funeral Home. Memorials to the Ohio Library for the Blind or Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

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Betty Stephens

Betty Perkins Stephens, 66, died July 27. Survived by husband Ray Stephens; son James A. (Eileen) Sharp III; grandchildren James, Patrice Sharp; parents Alma (the late Ernest) Perkins, Curtis Posey; sister Bonnie (Gene) Prewitt; nieces Sabrina, Leslie Prewitt. Services were Aug. 3 at B.J. Meyer Sons Funeral Home.

William Steiber

William C. Steiber Sr., 78, Mount Healthy, died July 10. He was a chief machinist. Survived by wife Patricia Steiber; children Steve (Mary), Tony. Vince, Tom, Nick Steiber, Susan (Kevin) Mack; brother Joe (Sally) Steiber; grandchildren Sean, Erin, Brett, Derrick, Zack, Andy, Stefani. Preceded in death by son William Steiber Jr., parents Joseph, Rose Steiber. Services were July 16 at the Church of the Assumption. Arrangements by Walker Funeral Home.

Edward Sunderman

Edward F. Sunderman, 93, Colerain Township, died July 31. He was the manager of Trolley Tavern. Survived by children Steven (Paula) Sunderman, Jayne (John) Kerr; grandchildren Steve (the late Debbie) Sunderman, Denise (Duane) Sexton, Isaac, Anna Kerr; great-


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Elizabeth “Betty” Juergens Beckmeyer, 71, died Aug. 4. She both worked and volunteered for the Hamilton County Park District. She was a member of St. Bernard Church, Taylor Creek. Survived by husband John Beckmeyer “Jack” Beckmeyer; sons Matthew (Jackie), Michael (Suzie), Timothy Beckmeyer; grandchildren Kari, David, Elizabeth, John, Billy Getz, Erin, Thomas, Lauren; siblings Jerry, John Juergens, Joyce Hoffman, Lois McClure, Leah Hoffmann. Services were Aug. 10 at St. Bernard Church. Arrangements by Minges Funeral Home. Memorials to St. Bernard Conference, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, or Vitas Hospice.




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Michelle Dewar, 37, 5 Church St., disorderly conduct at Colerain Avenue and State Route 126, July 19. Michael Itskin, 55, 10272 September Dr., operating vehicle intoxicated at 9470 Colerain Ave., July 13. Robert Keck, 20, 11525 Colerain Ave., operating vehicle intoxicated, paraphernalia, drug possession at 8261 Colerain Ave., July 20. Jamison Keys, 31, 9281 Round Top Road, operating vehicle intoxicated at 7960 US 27, July 18. Amber Liebisch, 23, 1952 Cordova, open container at 8204 Chesswood, July 21. James Mcarthur, 31, 8816 Wuest Road, child endangering at 8816 Wuest Road, July 16. Leah Pate, 33, 9847 Crusader, drug

abuse instruments, endangering children at 8816 Wuest Road, July 16. Brian Poole, 42, 3498 W. Galbraith Road, drug possession at 3498 W. Galbraith Road, July 19. Bryan Shauer, 24, Compton Road And Colerain Avenue, open container at Compton Road and Colerain Avenue, July 17. Adam Wildi, 33, 5168 E. Miami River Road, assault at 5168 E. Miami River Road, July 19. Deianna Wolfe, 41, 3165 Regal Lane, receiving stolen property at 3165 Royal Lane, July 14. Juvenile female, 16, theft at 9040 Colerain Ave., July 15. Juvenile male, 13, curfew at Burgess and Aries, July 16. Juvenile male, 14, curfew at Burgess and Aries, July 16. Juvenile female, 14, curfew at Burgess and Aries, July 16. Juvenile male, 15, voyeurism at 7233 Creekview , July 20.

Reports/Incidents Aggravated robbery

Man demanded money, implying he had a gun at 6401 Colerain Ave., July 22.


Woman reported she was punched in the arm at 11220 Pippin Road, July 7.

Breaking and entering

Someone broke into shed and took a ladder and chain saw valued at $1,750 at 2835 Bentbrook Drive, July 26.

Criminal damaging

Brick thrown through window at 2992 Washington Ave, July 17. Flower beds were damaged at 3746 Woodsong Drive, July 14.

Identity theft

Someone opened a Macy's credit card account with another's personal information at 9501 Colerain Ave, July 19.

Menacing by stalking

Man says woman is stalking and threatening him at Pippin Road, July 15.


Youth pushed from his bicycle, valued at $350, which was taken from him at 3400 Clippard Park Drive, July 15.


$20 taken from clerk at Cincinnati Natural Foods at 9265 Colerain Ave, July 15. A money order for $395 taken and cashed without permission at 2929 Jonrose Ave, July 17. Car windows broken, GPS valued at $200 taken at 9654 Colerain Ave, July 14. Cashier's check for $19,222 and $5,600 in cash taken from a room at the Red Carpet Motel at 8590 Colerain Ave, July 15. Cell phone taken from locker at the

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Clippard YMCA at 8920 Cheviot Road, July 20. Cell phone valued at $300 taken from bar at Kabuto Japanese Steak House at 7625 Colerain Ave, July 15. Diamond ring valued at $3,000 missing from house at 8902 Tripoli Drive, July 17. Gun missing from lockbox at 2551 Wenning Road, July 25. Mailbox valued at $30 was taken from front yard at 3784 Philnoll Drive, July 19. Portable air compressor and jackhammer were taken from a construction site at Blue Rock Road and Interstate 275, July 19. Someone broke into a car and took speakers and other audio equipment valued at $930 at 11300 Gravenhurst Drive, July 18. Someone broke into a car at Tumbleweed Restaurant and took a GPS valued at $250 at 9393 Colerain Ave, July 14. Someone took cell phones valued at $1,098 from the AT&T store at 3612 Stone Creek Blvd, July 19. Tires and hubcaps valued at $250 taken from car at 3277 Nandale Drive, July 20. Wallet containing identification, credit cards and $150 in cash taken from locker at the Clippard YMCA at 8920 Cheviot Road, July 12. Catalytic converter taken from car at 5623 Old Blue Rock Road, July 12. Catalytic converter valued at $700 taken from car at Enterprise Rent-ACar at 8874 Colerain Ave, July 19.

GREEN TOWNSHIP Arrests/citations

Juvenile, 17, assault at 5400 Edalbert Drive, July 16. Alisa R. Schmidt, 39, 3576 Neiheisel Ave., disorderly conduct at 3576 Neiheisel Ave., July 16. Aaron L. Massey, 18, 4424 Harrison Ave. No. 2, possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia at 6452 Glenway Ave., July 17. Matthew Becker, 20, 5527 Karen Ave., underage consumption at 6452 Glenway Ave., July 17. Brett S. Thirion, 34, 3402 Greenvalley, domestic violence at 3402 Greenvalley, July 18. Juvenile, 14, domestic violence at 3258 Deborah, July 18. Christopher J. Hall, 25, 404 N. Finley St., drug possession at 5634 Cheviot Road, July 19. Juvenile, 16, telecommunications harassment at 5363 Foley Road, July 18. Kristi Seppa, 23, 3339 Hannah Ave., soliciting without vendor permit at 3389 Porthaven, July 19. Ronald J. Hodges, 35, 3101 Illinois Ave., theft at 6580 Harrison Ave., July 19. Anthony J. Kincer, 27, 6156 Ottawa St., complicity to theft at 6580


Stoney Ridge Drive: Stone Ridge Property Development LLC to NVR Inc.; $58,000. Summercrest Drive: Siam/American Trading Co. LLC to Western Benchmark LLC; $45,000.

Suspect struck victim in side of head at White Castle at 6517 Harrison Ave., July 16. Suspect slapped victim in the face at 5178 Leona Drive, July 21. Suspect slapped victim on the arm at 5425 North Bend Road, July 22.

Breaking and entering

Window removed during break in attempt at Compucred, but no entry was gained at 5715 Harrison Ave., July 17. Two leaf blowers stolen from home’s shed at 1543 Devils Backbone, July 18.


Seven rings and a necklace stolen from home at 3623 Boomer Road, July 20.

Criminal damaging

Sliding glass patio door broken at 5623 Cheviot Road No. 5, July 17. Glass door broken on at apartment complex at 5716 Cheviot Road, July 16. Two tires slashed on vehicle at 3576 Neiheisel Ave., July 17. Six windows broken on excavator at construction site at Wesselman Road and Rybolt Road, July 19. Sugar poured into vehicle’s gas tank at 3680 Summerdale Lane, July 19. Two tires slashed on vehicle at 3351 Greencrest Court, July 19. Lawn mower damaged at Wilde Nursery at 3956 Rybolt Road, July 19. Window broken on vehicle at 3924 Drew Ave., July 21. Rear window broken and toolbox damaged on vehicle at 5572 Childs Ave., July 20. Window broken on vehicle at 5839 Willow Oak Drive, July 20. Tire slashed on vehicle at 6830 Skies Edge Court No. 20, July 22.

Criminal mischief

Eggs thrown on home at 6933 Alexandras Oak Court, July 17. Eggs thrown on four vehicles at 5631 Eula Ave., July 18.

Criminal trespass

Two juveniles climbed on roof at Bridgetown Middle School at 3900 Race Road, July 20.

Domestic dispute

Argument between siblings at Hader Avenue, July 16.

Domestic violence

Physical confrontation between man and woman at Moonridge and Bridgetown Road, July 21.


Suspect attempted to cash a stolen and forged check at Merchant Bank and Trust at 6507 Harrison Ave., July 19. Counterfeit $20 bill issued at Burger King at 6452 Glenway Ave., July 22.


Suspect armed with an unknown object robbed victim of cell phone and keys at 5510 Rybolt Road, July 17. Two suspects assaulted victim and stole their cell phone at Surrey Avenue and Aurora Avenue, July 19.


Purse and contents stolen from shopping cart at Kroger at 5830 Harrison Ave., July 16. Tank of carbon dioxide stolen from vehicle at 3981 Virginia Court, July 17. Multi-plug adapter stolen from vehicle at 5674 Thomaridge, July 17. GPS and MP3 player stolen from vehicle at 5673 Thomaridge, July 17. Cell phone stolen from vehicle at 3263 Anniston, July 17. Vehicle stolen from home’s driveway at 6435 Sherrybrook Drive, July 17. License plate stolen from travel trailer at Diamond Oaks Storage at 6187 Harrison Ave., July 17. Backpack stolen from vehicle at 3464 Tolland Court, July 18. Car stereo, CD case and 30 CDs stolen from vehicle at 2356 Neeb Road, July 18. Check stolen from mailbox at 6733 Menz Lane, July 19. Credit card and money stolen from purse at 3709 Boomer Road, July 19. Bicycle stolen from home’s back yard at 3415 North Bend Road, July 19. Money and a change purse stolen from vehicle at 3448 Harwinton Lane, July 19. Three checks and a handgun stolen from home at 4336 Simca Lane, July 20. Cell phone stolen from vehicle at 3298 Anniston Drive, July 20. Amplifier and subwoofer stolen from vehicle at 3727 Vollmer Place, July 21. Vehicle stolen from home’s driveway, and a GPS and MP3 player stolen from second vehicle at 5828 Cedaridge Drive, July 21.

GPS and sunglasses stolen from vehicle at 4468 Pinecroft Drive, July 21. Various frozen foods, figurines and clothing items stolen from home at 5715 Evelyn, July 21. Two checks stolen from home, then later forged and cashed at 3158 Dickenson Ave., July 22.



Juvenile, assault at Hazelgrove Drive, Aug. 2. Juvenile, assault at Ridgeway Drive, Aug. 2. Etonio Haugabook, 35, 1848 Hewitt Ave., falsification at 10948 Hamilton Ave., Aug. 2. Michael McClain, 22, 3420 Boudinot Ave., drug trafficking, carrying concealed weapon at 8200 block of Hamilton Avenue, July 31. Juvenile, drug possession at 8300 block of Cottonwood Drive, Aug. 1. James Jeter, 47, no address given, assault, aggravated menacing at 8600 block of Daly Road, Aug. 1. William Green, 39, 1579 Meredith Drive, domestic violence at 1579 Meredith Drive, July 31. Latrice Horne, 40, 1579 Meredith Drive, domestic violence at 1579 Meredith Drive, July 31. Branden Chatman, 24, 8284 Springdew Drive, aggravated burglary, aggravated menacing at 2000 block of Bluehill Drive, July 31. Juvenile, drug possession at Reynard Drive, July 30. Demetria Wynn, 25, 1840 Lakenoll Drive, theft, forgery at 6300 block of Daly Road, July 27. Gupree Dhillon, 20, 3271 Morrison Ave., falsification at 10948 Hamilton Ave., July 28.



Man reported incident at 1396 Meredith Drive, July 29. 2064 Quail Court man reported being hit during argument at 10900 block of Hamilton Avenue, July 28.

Criminal damaging

Man reported vehicle damaged at 9945 Beech Drive, July 28.


Man reported lawn mowing equipment stolen at 8869 Fountainbleau Terrace, Aug. 1. 857 North Bend Road woman reported wallet stolen from purse at 8400 block of Winton Road, July 30. Woman reported money, camera, GPS stolen from vehicle at 989 Vacationland Drive, July 28. Woman reported bike stolen at 1060 Vacationland Drive, July 29. Woman reported vehicle registration stolen at 994 Hollytree Drive, July 29.

10221 Crestland Court: Tristate Holdings LLC to Jasm Properties LLC; $59,900. 10828 Invicta Circle: Fannie Mae to Jomat Properties LLC; $34,000. 10936 Gosling Road: Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Gelhausen, Jonathan G.; $140,100.

11495 Colerain Ave.: Berlon, Cheryl T. and Marlene C. Nasello to Berlon, Henry G. and Cheryl T.; $200,000. 11880 Kittrun Court: PS Homes LLC to Davis, Qyanna E.; $138,900. 2416 Galbraith Road: Hurley, John P. and Donna M. Pennington to Hurley, John P. and Darlene L;

$14,000. 2601 Chesterhill Drive: Kleckner, Steven and Sara S. MoyanoKleckner to Fannie Mae; $58,000. 2728 Legrove Circle: Tristate Holdings

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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.




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Antionio Lamont Cornist, born 1970, possession of drugs, 5816 Shadymist Lane, July 29. Antonio Thomas, born 1988, aggravated burglary, having weapon with drug conviction and carrying concealed weapon, 5376 Bahama Terrace, Aug. 3. Elizabeth Wadlinger, born 1984, trafficking and drug abuse, 1800 East Interstate 74, July 31. Simeon Head, born 1984, possession of drugs and criminal trespass, 4838 Hawaiian Terrace, Aug. 1. Anthony Coleman, born 1987, after hours in park, 1591 Blue Spruce Road, July 19. Russell Lee Matthews, born 1961, domestic violence, 5375 Bahama Terrace, Aug. 2. Tony Wilkerson, born 1985, assault, 2978 Highforest Lane, July 28. Antuane L. Thompson, born 1980, possession of drugs, 5530 Colerain Ave., July 29. Michael Boggan, born 1989, after hours in park, 1591 Blue Spruce Road, July 19. Angela Henderon, born 1964, domestic violence, 5375 Bahama Terrace, Aug. 2. Dorsey J. Dunn, born 1966, domestic violence and aggravated menacing, 5299 Eastknoll Court, July 30. Gerald Bouldin, born 1982, possession of drugs, 5460 Bahama Terrace, July 26. Jovonne Lang, born 1982, possession of drug paraphernalia, 2504 Rack Court, July 30. Junisha Ann Brown, born 1990, domestic violence, 5454 Bahama Terrace, Aug. 4. Lawrence Winningham, born 1974, trafficking and drug abuse, 1800 East Interstate 74, July 31. Lee Danny Dennis, born 1965, grand theft auto, 5135 Kirby Ave., July 30. Maurice L Isaac, born 1972, excessive sound in motor vehicle, 5600 Colerain Ave., July 24. Nathaniel Braswell, born 1953, domestic violence, 2557 Kipling Ave., July 27. Sonya Belser, born 1970, criminal damaging or endangerment and telecommunication harassment, 5520 Kirby Ave., July 22. Tyacha D. Wilder, born 1986, possession of drugs, 5323 Eastknoll Court, July 23.

Harrison Ave., July 19. Devon S. Klumb, 18, 4251 Rybolt Road, theft at 6580 Harrison Ave., July 19. Jack D. Morgan, 40, 6072 Yosemite Drive, drug abuse at Shepherd Creek and Blue Spruce, July 20. Demarco M. Reyes, 23, 3367 Deshler Drive, criminal trespassing at 5653 Hickory Ridge Lane, July 20. Nelson Gonzalez, 30, 2806 Lookover, disorderly conduct at 3491 North Bend Road, July 20. Juvenile, 17, underage consumption at 5598 Sunnywood Lane, July 21. Juvenile, 17, underage consumption at 5585 Fairwood, July 21. Steven R. Wogenstahl, 32, 1733 Gellenbeck St., theft at 5071 Glencrossing Way, July 21. Demetez Railey, 25, 6036 Lantana Ave., weapons under disability and possession of drugs at 3402 North Bend Road, July 21. Juvenile, 15, domestic violence at 5638 Childs Ave., July 21. Juvenile, 16, possession of drugs at 5638 Childs Ave., July 21. Elliot Massey, 42, 3855 Davis Ave., drug abuse at 1000 Sycamore St., July 21. Juvenile, 16, theft and possessing criminal tools at Werk Road and Queen City Avenue, July 22. Juvenile, 15, theft and possessing criminal tools at Werk Road and Queen City Avenue, July 22. Juvenile, 16, possession of drugs at Bridgetown Road and Feldkamp, July 22.

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August 11, 2010

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REAL ESTATE From B10 LLC to Equity Trust Co.; $49,900. 2733 Leota Lane: Osterman, Richard E. and Barbara to Cureton, Lee III; $123,000. 2860 Glenaire Drive: Green, Clifton L. and Diane Kennedy Green to Aurora Loan Services LLC; $58,000. 3235 Cliffside Drive: Fannie Mae to Smith, Roger; $25,250. 3519 Smithfield Lane: Insco, Gregory to Citimortgage Inc.; $68,000. 3920 Kemper Road: Stecher, Sara A. and Patricia L. Stinson to Patricia L. Stinson; $85,100. 3920 Kemper Road: Stecher, Toby M. and Sara A. to Stecher, Sara A. and Patricia L. Stinson; $85,100. 4112 Sargasso Court: Klei, Robert G. and Mary H. to Browning, Anthony F. and Kristie C.; $164,500. 5473 Squirrel Run Lane: Bollin, Mary K. Tr. and Gregory J. Tr. to Dagenbach, Ann F.; $500,000. 7403 Locust View Lane: Potterhill

Homes LLC to Williams, Tiffany L.; $182,041. 9308 Jericho Drive: Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Dangel, William; $45,500. 9648 Gibralter Drive: Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Vantage Properties LLC; $38,100. 9740 Pippin Road: Vance, Dale and Jeanette to U.S. Bank NA Tr.; $32,000. 9860 Dunraven Drive: Elliott, Karl F. and Sherel G. to Short, James and Carrie; $79,000.


Sally Court: NVR Inc. to Kelley, Timothy and Susan J.; $389,990. 2954 Diehl Road: Federal National Mortgage Association to Elsner, Frank E.; $70,000. 3041 Brookview Drive: Messer, Kenneth L. and Virginia M. to Evans, Theresa; $106,000. 3531 Moonridge Drive: Viers, Betty J. to Zahneis, Richard C.; $74,000. 4001 Westwood Northern Blvd.:

Siska, Frederick G. to Auel, Ronald F. and Betty L.; $19,500. 4491 West Fork Road: Bowman, Joyce M. and Jacob A. Bamberger to Bamberger, Alvin R. and Phyllis C.; $140,000. 5155 Scarsdale Cove: Sauer, Willard J. to Albers, Benedict and Regina M.; $126,500. 5240 Relluk Drive: Fannie Mae to Shoemaker, Jeff and Matthew; $67,000. 5405 Lever Court: Bank of New York Mellon Tr. to Kern Properties Ltd.; $35,000. 5622 Antoninus Drive: Fannie Mae to Carnevale, Gianfranco; $98,500. 5737 Lauderdale Drive: Kief, Mary to Fifth Third Mortgage Co.; $89,000. 5785 Lauderdale Drive: Rittmeier, Jennifer L. and David P. Schoemaker to Deters, Bryan; $111,000. 6224 Eagles Lake Drive: Land, Nina M. to Hanekamp, Norma H. Tr.; $129,000. 6334 Starvue Drive: Hopkins, Edwin

About real estate transfers

Information is provided as a public service by the office of Hamilton County Auditor Dusty Rhodes. Neighborhood designations are approximate. H. and Joyce Perret to Hopkins, Edwin H. 2; $50,175. 6711 Summit Lake Drive: Streicher, James S. and Joanna L. to Houchin, Mary E.; $200,000. 6986 Aspen Point Court: CTB Properties IX LLC to Meierjohan Building Group of Monte Vista LLC; $96,000.


2430 North Bend Road: Boyd, Mary Anne to Pates, Daaiyah; $94,500. 2721 Westonridge Drive: Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Tr. to Stone, Gary; $53,000. 5419 Bluebird Lane: Springmyer, Charlotte L. to Kiflemariam, Medhany A.; $113,500.


1514 Kinney Ave.: Fortney, Greg D. to York, Charles E. and Linda J.; $40,000. 7309 Clovernook Ave.: Goris, Rachel E. to Mahan, Luke and Lacey Williams; $70,000. 7800 Hamilton Ave.: Pollock, Mary F. Trs. and Judson E. Trs. to Dwight L. Moody Insurance Agency Inc.; $78,450.


10394 Springrun Drive: Rachford, Kathleen J. to Noble, Joyce A.

and John; $75,000. 1043 Nohunta Court: Richards, Jonathan to Wyrick, Karlee A.; $120,000. 10773 Hamilton Ave.: Taylor, Rachel to U.S. Bank NA Tr.; $134,000. 12056 Cedarcreek Drive: Schindler, Joanne K. to Gueterman, Larry B. and Kay E.; $118,000. 1923 John Gray Road: Bank of New York Mellon Trust Co. NA to Morris, Greg; $74,400. 2342 Garrison Drive: Lamewona, Koffi H. and Blandine J. to Citimortgage Inc.; $155,729. 8567 Brent Drive: Williams, Amanda and Sean to Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Tr.; $75,000. 8924 Fontainebleau Terrace: Icel, Mustafa to Suntrust Mortgage Inc.; $54,000. 9040 Winton Road: Demyan, Michael Tr. to Parent, Bruce A.; $88,000. 9169 Tag Drive: Sutton, Don to U.S. Bank NA Tr.; $88,000. 987 Thunderbird Drive: Gibbs, Edna M. and Edna M. to Penklor Properties LLC; $57,000.


Cincinnati Park Board – is partnering with Disney to provide service projects to the community. Disney is promoting community service in 2010. Volunteering in a park for a day will earn volunteers a one-day pass to Disney World or Disneyland. Visit to register for the “Give a Day Get a Disney Day” program by searching on the Web site for Cincinnati Parks. Sign up for an opportunity and serve six hours in a neighborhood park, nature center of greenspace. Then, give a day of service to Cincinnati Parks by volunteering for one of the approved opportunities. Up to eight passes will be given per family, an $80 value per person. Ticket must be used by Dec. 15. Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden – needs volunteers in the volunteer education program. Volunteers will receive training, invitations to special events and a monthly newsletter, among other benefits. There are numerous volunteer opportunities now available, including: “Ask Me” Station Program, Slide Presenters Program, Tour Guide Program, Animal Handlers Program, CREW Education Program. Each area has its own schedule and requirements. Certified training is also required. Must be 18 or older and have a high school degree or GED diploma. For more information, call the zoo’s education department at 559-7752, or e-mail volunteereducator@cincinnatizoo.or g, or visit Grailville – needs volunteers for the garden in Loveland. Volunteer days are 9 a.m. to noon selected Saturdays. For a complete list visit or call 683-2340. Volunteers will work in the kitchen and herb gardens. No experience is needed, volunteers may participate once or for the entire season. Volunteers should bring gloves, water bottle, sunscreen, hat, footwear that can get dirty and a snack if desired. Tools are provided. Granny’s Garden School – needs help in the garden. Granny’s is growing produce for needy families in the area, with support from the Greenfield Plant Farm. Greenfield Plant Farm donated their surplus tomato and green pepper plants to the Granny’s Garden School program. Granny is seeking help with maintaining the gardens, planting and harvesting more produce. Granny’s is at Loveland Primary School, 550 Loveland-Madeira Road. Call 3242873 or e-mail, or visit GRRAND – Golden Retriever Rescue and Adoption of Needy Dogs takes in needy displaced, abandoned or

unclaimed stray golden retrievers and places them in volunteer foster homes until adoptive families are found. Call 1-866-981-2251 and leave your name and phone. Visit E-mail League For Animal Welfare – A no-kill shelter, needs volunteers 16 and older to help socialize cats and 18 and older to socialize and walk dogs. Other opportunities available. Call 735-2299, ext. 3. Save the Animals Foundation – Needs people 18 and older to staff its shelter for homeless cats and dogs. Call 378-0300 for cats and 588-6609 for dogs. Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum – has a new horticulture volunteer program. Volunteer opportunities include working side by side Spring Grove’s nationallyrenowned horticulture team at this National Historic Landmark. Groups of volunteers will be developed to help in the following areas: Keeping the front entrance area looking spectacular, controlling invasive species, taking care of the tree and shrub collection. They are also looking for a volunteer, or volunteers, to help with the hybrid tea roses. New volunteers join the volunteer docents who are ambassadors for the cemetery and arboretum. Information sessions, conducted the last Saturday and first Wednesday of each month, will explain the volunteer opportunities. Sessions are at 10 a.m. in the Historic Office, just inside the main entrance to the cemetery. For more information, contact Volunteer Coordinator Whitney Huang, Spring Grove horticulturist at 8536866. Tri State County Animal Response Team (CART) – Is at 11216 Gideon Lane in Sycamore Township. Meetings are open to the public. Visit for monthly subjects or more information. Call 702-8373. Winton Woods Riding Center – is in need of volunteers to assist with the Special Riders Program, which provides training and competition opportunities for children and adults with disabilities, and to help with barn duties, horse shows and a variety of other tasks. No experience is necessary and training is provided. Interested individuals ages 14 and older are invited to contact the Winton Woods Riding Center at 931-3057, or at


Change a life – Volunteer to tutor an adult with low-level literacy skills or GED preparation needs. Call 621READ.

Cincinnati Reads – a volunteer tutoring program working with K-4 students in Cincinnati Public Schools. Volunteers receive free training to work one-on-one with children who are struggling to read. Call 621-7323 or e-mail Jayne Martin Dressing, Clermont 20/20 – and its college access program, Clermont Educational Opportunities, offer a mentoring program that matches adults to work with a group of high school students from local high schools. Volunteers are needed to become mentors to help students stay in school and prepare to graduate with a plan for their next step. Call Terri Rechtin at 753-9222 or 673-3334 (cell) or e-mail Granny’s Garden School – Volunteers needed from 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays to work on behind-thescenes projects. Volunteers also needed to help with developing Web pages. Call 489-7099; Granny’s Hands-on Gardening Club is looking for new gardeners, to work with garden manager Suellyn Shupe. Experienced gardeners, come to share your expertise and enjoy the company of other gardeners while supporting the Granny’s Garden School program times: 1:30-4 p.m. Mondays; 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The school is located at the Loveland Primary and Elementary, 550 Loveland-Madeira Road. E-mail or visit Great Oaks is recruiting volunteer tutors for its Adult Basic and Literacy Education Classes and English to Speakers of Other Languages classes. There are numerous sites and times available for volunteering. The next training sessions areWednesday, Aug. 25 and Wednesday, Sept. 1 in the afternoon or evening. Call 612-5830. Inktank – Group looking for volunteers to help children and adults improve their skills in writing-based initiatives across the city. Call 5420195. Raymond Walters College – Needs volunteers to serve as tutors to skills enhancement students. The class meets from 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays and from 5-8 p.m. Thursdays. Call 745-5691. Winton Woods City Schools – Wants to match community members who are interested in volunteering in the schools with the students. Volunteer opportunities at Winton Woods Primary North and South, middle school and high school. Volunteers who would have oneon-one contact with students outside of a classroom are required to have a background check. To volunteer, contact Gina Burnett at or 619-2301. The YMCA of Greater Cincinnati’s College Readiness Program that inspires and encourages teens of color toward paths of success is looking for caring professionals who want to make a difference, and for young people who can benefit from positive adult role models. Part of a national YMCA initiative, the local program incorporates mentoring, career exploration and college readiness; and helps students develop a positive

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artists with disabilities. Volunteers needed noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. Call 241-2600. Cincinnati Museum Center – Needs volunteers to work in all three museums, the Cincinnati History Museum, the Museum of Natural History and Science and the Cinergy Children’s Museum, and special exhibits. Call 287-7025.

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Jim and Nancy Snow of Colerain Township are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jaclyn Lindsay Snow, to Mark James Reno, son of Jim and Donna Reno of Springfield Township. Jaclyn is employed as a Compliance Specialist at Miller-Valentine Group. Mark is a Category Manager/Sales Analyst at Heidelberg Distributing. The couple is planning a September, 2010 wedding at St. Frances de Sales Church in Cincinnati and will reside in Burlington, KY.


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