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Don’t forget the 32nd annual Delhi Skirt game is this Friday, Aug. 7, at Delhi Township Park, 5125 Foley Road. Parking and shuttle service will be available at Floral Paradise Gardens, 461 Greenwell Ave., adjacent the park. The game will be from 5-11 p.m. This year’s theme is Women of TV Past and Present. Along with the game, there will music, lots of food, raffles and fireworks.

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Becky Doll, right, a camp counselor at the Dunham Recreation Center, gently applies eye shadow on 8-year-old Kyla Muthert during a fun with makeup day at the recreation center’s summer camp.

St. William in midst of celebrating its centennial By Kurt Backscheider kbackscheider@communitypress.com

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Cars – old and new – came rolling into Fernbank Park July 26 for the 20th annual Rollin’ on the River Car Show. – See photos, B1

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St. William Church is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and the parish has several events planned to celebrate. “We kicked off the centennial celebration at noon on July 19,” said the Rev. Andrew Umberg, pastor of St. William. “We unfurled the centennial banners in front of the church, and those banners will stay up until June of next year.” Umberg said St. William was founded Nov. 1, 1909, the same day a group of parishioners loaded into a car with the church’s first pastor, the Rev. Francis Roth, and drove to Archbishop Henry Moeller’s home in Norwood to request a new parish be established. He said the archbishop granted the request that day, officially marking St. William Church’s founding as Nov. 1, 1909. Since the church was founded in November, he said one of the main events of the parish’s anniversary celebrations is set for Sunday, Nov. 8, when Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr will serve as the celebrant at the 11 a.m. centennial liturgy. Umberg said a reception will follow Mass in Father Reardon Hall below the church. And since the first time St. William parishioners ever met for an official organized meeting was Jan. 31, 1910, he said the second main event celebrating the anniversary will be

the Centennial Banquet at the Farm in Delhi Township on Jan. 30, 2010. He said the banquet will be for adults only. “We have scheduled the big events to closely coincide with the important dates associated with the founding of St. William,” he said. Other scheduled events include the annual parish festival, which is being dubbed the Centennial Festival this year and runs Aug. 21-23; the Centennial Oktoberfest celebration Sept. 12 and 13; and a big prayer event in October. Umberg said no date has been set for the prayer event, but it will be a special 40 hours of devotion. “There is something planned for every month,” he said. St. William will sell commemorative gifts such as golf visors and beer mugs at the upcoming events, as well as special ornaments commemorating the centennial around Christmas, he said. The parish’s capital campaign, called the Centennial Campaign, to raise money for repairs and improvements is also ongoing from now until next June. Umberg said Price Hill residents are welcome to join St. William parishioners at all the festivities celebrating the church’s 100th anniversary. “We think St. William is a very important institution to Price Hill,” he said, “to Catholics and non-Catholics alike.”

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Members of the St. William Church family recently gathered for a parish photo in front of the church after the banners celebrating the parish’s 100th anniversary were unfurled. The celebratory banners will hang outside the church through June 2010.

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Sister Patricia Cruise said her main goal as the new president of Seton High School is to continue building upon the strong foundation that has already been laid at the school. “We need to continue to move forward for the young women who choose to come here,” said Cruise, a Sister of Charity. “This is where the Sisters of Charity education in Cincinnati began. It has a long history of educating women and I think that is so important for our society. “I am dedicated to contin- Cruise uing the important ministry of Seton and the mission of the Sisters of Charity,” she said. Cruise joins Seton after serving as president and CEO of Covenant House International, the largest privately funded nonprofit child care agency in North and Central America. She has also served as executive vice president and chief operating officer at Red Cloud Indian School on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. “I have ministered in the poorest county in the United States and to the homeless children in six countries,” she said. “The piece that allows them to survive – beyond crisis care, food and clothing – is access to a loving education.” Sister Kathryn Ann Connelly, a Sister of Charity who chairs Seton’s board of trustees, said she is delighted Cruise is the school’s new president. “As a Sister of Charity, Sister Tricia is steeped in the mission and ministry of Elizabeth Seton. She comes with vast experience and a true love for the ministry of Catholic education,” Connelly said. “I am confident that with her leadership Seton will continue ascending the path where excellence in education is the norm, service and leadership are the hallmarks and growth in true Christian womanhood is the achievable end.” She said as a Sister of Charity she is thrilled and honored to be Seton’s new president. “My background in education and my commitment to the Sisters of Charity will empower me with the help of many to lead Seton into the next exciting phase in our history,” she said. She said the school has enjoyed an increase in enrollment and a major facility renovation, making Seton the choice school for many young women on the west side of Cincinnati. This fall’s freshmen class of 178 students is one of the largest the school has welcomed recently. “Seton not only provides a quality Catholic education, but allows students to grow in their own lives and in service to others,” Cruise said. “I am looking forward to working with the incredible faculty and staff. Their passion for education and for developing well-rounded students is something that I support and admire.” She said she also looks forward to meeting the many alumnae, parents and friends of Seton, as well as working with Elder High School, the neighborhood parishes and community organizations like Price Hill Will to share in the ministry of education. “The more stories I hear, the more energetic I am,” she said.


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Sayler Park band plays host to Tom Brokaw By Heidi Fallon hfallon@communitypress.c om A video of their “There is a Road Route 50� took a Sayler Park band a lot farther than they imagined. Tom Brokaw is featuring The Tillers on his USA Network American Character series, documenting folks along Highway 50.

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Mike Oberst, who plays banjo and fiddle for the string band, said it was a fluke that Brokaw’s staff found the video and contacted him. “We had heard about the show from a friend and sent e-mails, which, we found out, they never got,� Oberst said while sitting in the Sayler Park home where he grew up. Band member Jason Soudrette lives several doors down from Oberst and the third member, Sean Geil, lives in Cheviot. The three men combined their love of old-time music two years ago, after each had been with other bands. They play at the Crow’s Nest in Price Hill, Northside Tavern and Southgate House regularly. They also perform a bit closer to home at the Parkland in Sayler Park. Brokaw and his crew lugged massive amounts of equipment to Oberst’s backyard to film two days worth of interviews and a hastily arranged concert in June. About 100 people crowded onto Oberst’s lawn for that concert. Geil said all three were moved by the crowd of friends and family who have supported The Tillers since they began playing together. Along with joining that crowd of appreciative fans, Brokaw spent time talking with the trio on the back

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“We’re as much historians as musicians,� Oberst said. “We are just trying to get our music out there and see if people like it.� The Tillers, who are signed with Chestnut Tree records, book two tours a year and are planning their fall tour now. Fans can keep up with the band at www.myspace.com/thetiller sthree and www.chestnuttreerecords.com/thetillers. The band doesn’t know where their music or Highway 50 will take them. They’re just hoping folks will like their music enough to tag along.

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Candy Riley, standing, holds a support bar in place while Chantae Recasner of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center tightens the screws fastening the bar to a slide while building a playground at St. Lawrence School Aug. 1. The two were volunteers helping the Injury Free Coalition for Kids, housed at Children’s Hospital, and other volunteers helped construct the playground, which was built to special standards to ensure the children who play there will have a fun and safe time. KURT BACKSCHEIDER/ STAFF

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Delhi Township Blood drive honors fallen firefighter The Delhi Township fire station at 697 Neeb Road will serve as the location for the second annual Brian Schira Memorial Blood Drive sponsored by the Delhi Civic Association from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.. Saturday,

Aug. 8. Giving the gift of life is not only a fitting tribute to Delhi and Colerain township Firefighter Schira, who lost his life in the line of duty, 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 pressure, pulse, iron levels and temperature. A nonfasting, total serum cholesterol level screening test is also performed. Donating blood is safe and easy. The entire dona-

tion process, including registration, examinations, blood draw, and a snack of juice and cookies is simple, efficient and lasts about 45 minutes.

St. Dominic gym sees big improvements By Heidi Fallon hfallon@communitypress.com

It will be a whole new game for St. Dominic School students when they return

to gym class this year. Thanks to the St. Dominic Athletic Association and parish, the second and final phase of a massive improvement project is about finished.

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Nathan Dreyer gets ready to glue on a baseboard as part of the new carpet installation in the St. Dominic School gym lobby. The Oak Hills High School graduate and now a Cheviot resident said the carpeting and new gym floor should be completed this week.

Dan Dugan, association president, said the 50-yearplus gym had been on the group’s to-do list for years. The project started last year with a $25,000 investment to replace basketball rims and backboards, a new paint job and protective padding along the gym walls. The parish, he said, paid for a new roof for the gym as well in 2008. This year, $109,000 was earmarked for a new gym floor and bleachers, plus electrical upgrades. Tony Morano, association treasurer and St. Dominic graduate, said the group has worked hard to raise the money. “We watched our budget

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Tony Morano, left, and Dan Dugan stop by the St. Dominic School gym to check out the progress of a massive improvement project funded by the St. Dominic Athletic Association and parish. carefully to be able to provide what is the biggest endeavor the association has undertaken,� Morano said. Dugan credits association coaches and coordinators for pinching pennies to keep the project on track. Fundraisers included several 1980’s dances, and

the group may have more including a homecoming dance on the new gym floor. “Not much had changed in the gym since I went to school here,� Morano said. “This is a big improvement that will benefit not only the school but the St. Dominic community.�

     


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Sara Jones sorts through books that will be handed out free to folks attending the annual Shiloh United Methodist Church Children’s Festival Saturday, Aug. 8.

Shiloh church helps students prepare for school with fest By Heidi Fallon hfallon@communitypress.com

Shiloh United Methodist Church again will be giving area youngsters a boost back to school with its sixth annual Shilohfest. It will be from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at the church, Anderson Ferry and Foley roads. Mari Ann Chell, senior and women’s ministries director, said the congregation is planning for at least the 500 who attended last year. “Our goal has always been to help the community,” she said, “but this may be more critical due to the economy this year.” The afternoon includes games, food, music and giving out the basic back-toschool kits for children from

kindergarten to eighthgrade. Sara Jones, church secretary and one of the main organizers of the event, said adults also will be getting freebies. She’s in the midst of sorting books donated by the congregation that will be handed out to adults attending the festival with their children. “We’ve always had books for kids, but this year we’re expanding it to adults,” she said. “What’s great about our festival is that everything is free and everyone is welcome.” If there are more school supply kits than children, Jones said the supplies will be donated to other churches and area agencies helping children.

Covedale man anxious for Spring Light

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Steve Mitchell, who will participate in the Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired’s Spring Light 5K, with his assistance dog.

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When more than 350 gathered behind the starting line at the Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired’s (CABVI) Spring Light 5K, Steve Mitchell will be among them. It’s a personal cause for the Covedale resident who has been blind since birth and who has been employed by the agency since 2007. A 1991 graduate of Thomas More College, Steve worked as an assistant manager in a customer service department prior to joining the team of CABVI’s Industries Program. Through the agency he applied and was accepted into the National Industries for the Blind business management training program at the University of Virginia’s Darden Business School. Now he’s applying his new skills to a new position at CABVI coordinating a new customer service training program for others who are also blind or visually impaired. “I’ve wanted to walk in the Spring Light since I joined the agency but this year I got serious about training for it. It’s my way of giving back,” he said. CABVI’s Spring Light 5K will be Sunday, Aug. 9, at Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum. Cost is $20 in advance (including a Tshirt) and $25 for day-of registration. To pre-register, the public can visit www.sprunning.com or call Steve Prescott at 513-777-


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Delhi veteran reflects on patriotic past By Heidi Fallon hfallon@communitypress.com

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Dorothy Lenhardt has amassed stacks of memories of her time as a World War II Army nurse, including an Aug. 14, 1945, Philippine newspaper declaring the war over.

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College of Mount St. Joseph. She managed to juggle her career with motherhood and civic activities like the Westwood Women’s Club. At 86, Lenhardt has nothing but fond memories of her time in the Army. Her dining room table is covered with clippings and photos and memories of that time. Friend and neighbor, Jay Hepp, made certain Lenhardt’s name is among those engraved on the granite walls at the Delhi Town-

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ship Veterans Memorial Plaza. Her granddaughter, Laura, is in the midst of putting that time of her life in a scrapbook for her. “Being in the nurse corps gave me a depth of experience I wouldn’t have gotten otherwise,” she said. “I met people, experienced other cultures and gained a lot of self-confidence along the way. “It was a most interesting challenge.”

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Patriotic siblings Dorothy and Jim Garrahan pose in their respective Army and Navy uniforms in 1946.

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At 22, Dorothy Garrahan enlisted in the Army nurse corps in 1944 for one simple reason. “It was the thing to do,” she said with a smile. Clutching her diploma from the University of Portland, she left for basic training and ultimately the Philippines. Along with a deep love for her country, she also encountered the love of her life, Robert Lenhardt, an Army captain she met in the Philippines and married in 1946. She was stationed at what had been designed as a medical complex to treat anticipated casualties of war. “With the bombings in Japan,” she said, “the war was all but over after we arrived.” Lenhardt spent 15 months with the nurse corps and while they thankfully weren’t seeing wounded soldiers, there was an onslaught of prisoners of war.

“American GI’s were sent to other hospital facilities and we treated POWs, mostly those who had been forced to work in mines in Japan,” she said. “None of them spoke English, which made it difficult, they were malnourished and TB was rampant. We probably had eight to 10 die a week.” Working 12-hour shifts, nurses did what they could, she said. After her stint in the Philippines, Lenhardt returned to her Montana home to await both her husband’s return and the birth of their daughter, Joan. The couple moved to Westwood where she worked at Holmes Hospital and he began a new nonmilitary career with his brother-in-law’s plumbing business. They had two more children, sons Bob, who lives what she said is a stone’s throw from her in Delhi Township, and Charles, a Cincinnati firefighter who lives in Sayler Park. Lenhardt also taught for more than a decade at the

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Bookworks 10, CBAS’s 10th annual exhibit of traditional and contemporary handmade books, is on display in the Atrium of the Main Library through Sunday, Sept. 6. This year’s exhibit showcases more than 15 handmade books crafted by local artists like Margaret Rhein of Westwood. Each piece demonstrates the variety of techniques and approaches used in traditional and contemporary bookmaking. In conjunction with the Bookworks 10 exhibit, selections from the Main Library’s own collection of artists’ books is also on display. The Keith Kuhn Memorial Artists’ Book Exhibit – More Than Words: The Book as Art features more than 60 books made by regionally and nationally recognized artists. Many of the books are hand-made, one-of-a-kind objects that represent a wide range of forms. The exhibit - on view through Monday, Sept. 7 in the Main Library’s Cincinnati Room – was named in honor of former Library Services Director Keith Kuhn who died in 2008. Expanding the Library’s extensive collection of one-of-a-kind artists’ books was one of Kuhn’s passionate pursuits. Under his direction the unique collection grew in size and also in scope.

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Sierra Creager (with star), known to her teammates as Pinup Pussycat, plays the role of the jammer for the Black-N-Bluegrass Rollergirls in a bout against the Cincinnati Rollergirls at The Cincinnati Gardens last season.

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Jenni Schultz recently sprinted through the woods of her Price Hill neighborhood trying to track down her dog, Gracie, who escaped from her leash. After tracking Gracie down, Schultz left her at home, strapped on her roller stakes and chased her Black-N-Bluegrass Roller Derby teammates through the rink at the Florence Fundome. To her teammates, Schultz is better known as Florence Nite-NHell, a tough 5-foot-9 38-year-old blocker that has battled through numerous knee injuries. Outside of the Fundome, she is a nurse and a mother that dons combat boots and a unique red and blue hairdo. “Florence balances out Jenni,” said Schultz of her alter ego. “I can dress in my scrubs and I love time with my patients, but I also absolutely love ‘bout day’ (games) when I can do my makeup like David Bowie, wear spankies and fishnets and knock the crap out of people.” Her daughter, Ginger, doesn’t necessary share the love of the sport. “All you guys do is skate around in a circle,” Ginger told her mom one day at roller derby practice.

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Seton hires new athletic director By Mark Chalifoux

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“Ah, no, it is a little bit more than that,” Florence Nite-N-Hell said. To the unknowing fan, roller derby appears to be a bunch of women on roller skates skating in a circle and randomly ramming into each other. To roller girls and others that follow the sport, roller derby can be a complicated game that requires multiple days worth of practice each week. However, while some are attracted to the sport because of the strategy, most are there to see the collisions. The collisions don’t just bring in the fans, but also fellow rollergirls. Meet Kallie Jo of Erlanger, a 21-year-old bill collector, who describes herself as somewhat of a “pushover” in her day-to-day life. At night, Jo, known in the roller derby circuit as Scary Garcia, describes herself as “fearless.” “I call people at home and at work to try to collect on accounts that they defaulted on and I pretty much get yelled at and hung up on all day,” Jo said of her day job. “The good thing about derby, especially when I have a real frustrating day, is that it is nice to go out and hit people without getting in trouble for it.” There are many more out there

like Schultz and Jo, like Joyce Leonard, who is 39-year-old mother of two who is trying to finish nursing school while working as cocktail waitress at McCormick & Schmick’s in downtown Cincinnati. Her customers know her as Joyce, but her teammates and coworkers know her as Tiki Von Sexron. Leonard grew up watching roller derby as a child in San Diego, Calif., when she fell in love with the sport and dreamed to play it one day. “Participating in roller derby to me is like a little mini pop star dream. You know when you are a little kid and think, ‘I want to do this when I grow up and I would love to that when I grow up,’ and then life actually gets in the way,’” Leonard said. “This is my little piece of reclaiming that little bit of childhood.” There are many more various types of rollergirls who make up the Black-N-Bluegrass squad. To see these women of all walks of life take down the opposition, catch a home bout at the Fundome, 7864 Commerce Drive, Florence. This week, July 25, they will take on the Lafayette Brawlin Dolls at 7 p.m. For more information, visit black-n-bluegrass.com.

Seton High School has found a replacement for former athletic director Mary Ritter and the Saints turned to the University of Cincinnati in the process. Seton hired Janie Borcherding Shaffer as the new athletic director. Shaffer was the assistant athletic director for NCAA compliance at the University of Cincinnati. “Seton has a long-standing tradition of excellence in athletics. Janie’s skills in athletic administration and her development background will take our program to the next level. I look forward to working with her as we continue to improve and increase the offerings for our student-athletes,” said Seton’s incoming president, Sister Patricia Cruise. According to a press release announcing the hiring, Shaffer’s duties will include overseeing the 12 varsity sports at Seton in addition to cultivating donor relations, annual giving and managing ongoing public relations and mar-

keting duties. At UC, Shaffer was an administrator for all of the women’s programs, served as a revenue generator and was on the athletic department’s executive board. “I am excited about my new role at Seton and the opportunity to work with student-athletes again,” Shaffer said. “I consider myself fortunate to participate in continued development of an athletic program with such a rich history of excellence. I look forward to ensuring a positive experience for every young woman involved in athletics at Seton.” Shaffer also said she looks forward to working with those around the program. “I look forward to working with parents, alumnae, faculty, staff and people within the local community who support Seton is so many ways,” she said. Shaffer also brings a unique athletic background to the school as she attended Duke University on an athletic scholarship and played on three ACC championship volleyball teams.

Cincy’s top softball teams face off at Rumpke By Mark Chalifoux mchalifoux@communitypress.com

Rain hampered the start of the 57th annual Cincinnati Metro Softball Tournament but even that won’t slow what has grown into one of the biggest events of its kind in the nation. “They make it work,” said Jonathan Kissell, Rumpke’s senior communication coordinator. The Met is played mainly at Rumpke Park in Crosby Township, with finals concluding Wednesday, Aug. 12. “With so many teams it takes a lot of coordination to put it together. To make it happen with so many teams involved seems overwhelming but it’s impressive how well a tournament of this size can run.” Kissell said the grounds crew can be found at the park late into the night and that games are played most weeknights until midnight and later if there are weather delays. There are 261 teams in the Met this year, down 10 teams from 2008. Kissell said they were expecting fewer teams due to the economy but was happy with the number of teams. “It’s just a huge event to a lot

of people. Teams prepare all season for this event. To find out who the best of the best is and be declared a city champ. Teams take a lot of pride in it,” he said. The Met is one of the biggest tournaments of its kind in the nation. Only local, league-sanctioned teams were allowed to qualify for entry. Players cannot form teams just to play in the tournament. One key to the tournament’s continued success, Kissell said, is the tradition. “It’s been around so long, a lot of players playing today probably watched their parents and grandparents play in the Metro,” he said. “We play sports in grade school and high school and it’s a chance to relive those days as an adult. Players still take pride in being a champion.” Kissell, who grew up in the area and went to high school at La Salle, said the Met is popular even among spectators. “It’s only $3 for admission and kids under 12 and adults over 65 get in free. You can grab an ear of corn and a burger and watch a bunch of softball games from the sundeck. For two weeks, it’s a great place to be,” he said.

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Twisted tournament

The Delhi Twisted Sisters celebrate after winning first place in the Greater Miami Softball League U8 tournament. In front from left are Olivia Hilvert, Jaclyn Jasper, Mykayla Blanchard and Lauren Rippy. In middle are Kaitlin Cordell, Lauren Watkins, Abby Hulsman, Sydney Longbottom, Lauren Hurley andTorri King. In back are coaches Doug Huslman, Don Jasper, Ron Watkins and Rich Rippy. Not pictured is Katie Essen.

The Delhi Eagles 14U team is conducting tryouts from 1-3 p.m., Aug. 8 and 15 at Delhi Park Field 7. In 2009, the Eagles placed first in the GCSBL AA division, and played in the Continental Division of SWOL finishing very well (72 against American Division teams). They finished the season 30-6-1 overall, including play in out of town tourneys. The Eagles will move up to the American League in 2010. Delhi Athletic Association has some of the lowest playing fees in the league. Call Todd Huegel at 451-8256. • Westside Rebels 12 and 13U baseball team will have tryouts noon-2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, at Delhi Park No. 6, and 10 a.m.noon Saturday, Aug. 22, also at Delhi Park No. 6. For questions, call Mark at 451-8143. • Westside Seminoles are conducting tryouts for several age groups. • 9U – AABC American League, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sundays, Aug. 16 and 23, at Delhi Park, Field 4. Contact Coach Sean McPeek, 617-2283.

• 12U – AABC American League, 4-6 p.m., Sundays, Aug. 9 and 16, all at Delhi Park, Field 4. Contact Coach Mike Beck, 519-9298. • 13U – AABC American League, 1-3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 9, at Delhi Park, Field 6. Contact Coach Jeff Curry, 251-0001. • The Panel Barn Lumberkings baseball team will conduct tryouts for its U17/18 team for the 2010 seasons, from noon to 2 p.m., Aug. 8 and 9 and Aug. 15 and 16, at Panel Barn Field. Call Hawk or 515-2173. • The Cincinnati Sharks baseball organization is preparing to conduct player evaluations for the multiple age groups for the 2009 season. The Sharks are recognized as a Program of Excellence and have teams in most age groups in the National and American divisions of the SWOL. Coaches are looking for a few high skill and character players with a passion for the game for the 2010 season. The organization has an emphasis on developing players for long-term success. Call 623-4171 for U16, AND 256-7265 for U13.


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Oak Hills High School

The following students earned honors for the fourth quarter of the 2008-2009 school year.

Freshmen

Highest honors: Kristen Bell, Joel Brisbin, Trenton Bushle, Kristen Carlton, Marina Clark, Aaron Cunningham, Duy Dao, Stephanie Davis, Stephanie Diehl, Jonathan Eckstein, Corinne Gilardi, Kelsey Griffin, Leah Grummich, Sarah Harding, Stephanie Heinrich, Katherine Herbort, Katie Huber, Allison Keeton, Matthew Kehling, Kristen Keller, Jenna Kremer, Julie Larbes, Chelsea Leonardi, Emily Marsala, Lindsey Massa, Tara Menke, Peter Merz, Jessica Meyer, Madelyn Nemann, Allison Papathanas, Lauren Reis, Carly Roden, Dustin Ross, Timothy Schrenk, Justin Schultz, Victoria Shad, Sarah Shappelle, Hailli Smith, Randall Stenken, Sarah Walker, Kaitlyn Waters, Kirk Wurzelbacher, Ying Ying Winn Yang. High honors: Jaclyn Abernathy, Rahel Admasu, Valerie Ahern, Lauren Bass, Stacey Bennet, Maggie Bischoff, Becca Campbell, Rachel Cantrell, Elizabeth Cappel, Azeb Daniel, Katerina Dantsis, Stacey Dickerson, Leah Dolch, Derek Dulle, Alexandra Eilers, Michael Emerick, Kristen Etris, Rachel Feldhaus, Austin Feller, Jacob Frazer, Felicia Fuller, Erin Gibbemeyer, Ian Guilfoyle, Elise Hand, Nicole Hansel, Emily Hart, Andrew Hassett, Zachary Hauer, Emily Helbling, Danielle Hertsenberg, Jaron Hesse, Alex Heyl, Christopher Hilton, David Hoang, Emily Holton, Rachel Hussel, Jenna Hutzel, Kristin Johnston, Brandon Kamp, Austin Kron, Rebecca Kuhn, Tony Thanh Lam, Jessica Lambrinides, Caleb Lang, Antonio Lassandro, Anthony Loehl, Bopphanierri Long, Casey Lowe, Ryan March, Mackenzie McCcarthy, Alyssa McCreadie, Zachary McGimsey, Joshua McMeans, Katie Meyer, Nathaniel Meyer, Christina Miller, Emma Moore, Karem Musaitif, Savannah Nagel, Jamie Neaves, Mary Nguyen, Matthew Nguyen, C.J. Nuss, Tyler Nuss, Shaylen Oswald, Ashleigh Outt, Luisa Rademacher, Ellen Rielag, Kelsie Roberts, Derrek Ross, Jennifer Schmaltz, Adam Schmitz, Caitlin Smith, Stevie Smith, Emily Spraul, Darryl Sumner, Austin Swanger, Danielle Tellez, Sydney Trame, Jacob Wagner, Nicholas Wallace, Katelyn Wells, Hannah Winch, Megan Wittich and Zachary Yamaguchi. Honors: Eleanor Ackermann, Luke Armbruster, Christina Bauer, Hollie Becker, Joshua Beltz, Kyle Bielefeld, Taylor Bishop, Gregory Bosse, Gretchen Bosse, Jessica Breadon, Ryan Bross, Austin Brown, TJ Cappel, Kelly Cavanaugh, Thomas Connolly, Brooke Cordell, Katelyn Cronan, Tyler Crusham, Cara Day, Shane Dearmond, Tyler Delaney, Patrick Donavan, Katelyn Doran, Joseph Dull, Tiffany Earls, Lucas Eckstein, Andrea Elchynski, Joshua EvansAmend, Taylor Frank, Rachel Frazer, Danielle Galbraith, Samantha Gilday, Mitchell Godfrey, Ashley Goebel, Grace Gordon, Rachel Gravina, Courtney Greene, Alexander Grieco, Sean Groeschen, Sarah Hail, Amanda Hamlin, Alexzandra Hardebeck, Amanda Harper, Nathan Haungs, Karley Hausfeld, Brandon Hemberger, Andrew Hoffman, Jacob Holton, Anthony Hover, Brittany Hussong, Casey Johnson, Kayla Jones, Gabriella Kain, Andrew Kallmeyer, Cassandra Kaufelt, Taylor Keeton, Lukas Kientz, Amber Kiley, Katie Kingrey, Robbi Kleinholz, Tyler Kleinholz, Kourtney Koo, Susan Koopman, Kayla

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Krekeler, Olivia Lamping, Jared Lawson, Harry Macke, James McNamee, Jesse McWhorter, Elizabeth Meyer, Kelli Meyer, Austin Mielke, Jesse Morgan, Molly Mueller, Kevin Ou, Padrick Parnell, Paige Raabe, Ashley Rahm, Katie Rankin, Christina Ripley, Abriana Roell, Cody Rogers, Laura Rogers, Leanna Roll, Morgan Ruebusch, Alexander Russo, Zachary Santen, Samantha Schloss, Annie Schneider, Kelly Schneider, Drew Schroeder, Mckenzie Schultes, Austin Schwallie, Benjamin Schwartz, Megan Sexton, Sarah Shoemaker, Lucas Shryock, Alexis Simpson, David Stewart, Nicole Streder, Markus Sullen, Evans Tate, Curtis Thomas, Margaret Turman, Kaitlin Turner, Kaitlyn Uhrig, Paige Utterback, Nakai Velasquez, Morgan Voss, Cassandra Walters, Daniel Warman, Emilie Weber, Joseph Weinheimer, Olivia Wendling, Benjamin Wernsing, Amanda Whalen, Sarah White, Darya Wodetzki, Koral Wolff, Rachel Wright and Hannah Wurster.

Sophomores

Highest honors: Lindsey Allen, Matthew Arlinghaus, Morgan Beam, Nicole Bishop, Jessica Cicale, Triet Dao, Jacqueline Ehrman, Traci Garcia, Timothy Hahn, Jordan Hall, Erin Holtman, Zachary Horstman, Alexander Kroeger, Matthew Maxey, Savannah Mertz, Catherine Moster, Erin Murray, Zachary Noble, Alexander Nurre, Miraj Patel, Carrie Ramsaur, Rachel Ruehl, Benjamin Russell, Robert Sagers, Susan Shockey, Edward Smith, Karlee Smith, Nathan Smith, Lindsay Webb and Kelsey Wineland. High honors: Gabrielle Abbatiello, Samantha Amend, Jeffrey Arndt, Karli Baas, Aaron Baker, Paige Bedinghaus, Anthony Birri, Kelsey Bratfish, Patrick Brems, James Byrne, Tyler Carle, Kevin Clark, Caitlin Craft, Nathan Cybulski, Deanna Dabbs, Jeremy Day, David Dourson, Candace Dupps, Brittany Duwel, Lauren Engleman, Rachel Eubanks, Molly Farrell, Daniel Felix, Jennifer Fitz, Jamie Frolicher, Emily Gallagher, Charles Geluso, Catherine Gilliam, Emily Gooch, Christopher Green, Mason Harrell, Lauren Heugel, Charles Hinton, Daniel Honerkamp, Samantha Imfeld, Sidney Jasper, Trevor Jordan, Sara Jung, Chelsea Kathman, John Katz, Emily Keilholz, Lauren Lamping, Kelsey Laumann, Jenna Leisure, Elizabeth Limke, Kelly Louie, Caraline Maher, Solida Mao, Bethany Mathis, Megan May, Emily McMahan, Brooke Menke, Tyler Merk, Larry Mitchell, Leon Nguyen, Allie O’Connell, Jacqueline Raabe, Shannon Rothenbusch, Eric Ruffin, Donald Schille, Madison Schmidt, Casey Schneider, Kyle Siler, Kayleigh Simmons, Cayleigh Stadler, Wesley Stafford, Dylan Streibig, Nicole Sunderhaus, Jacob Thier, Alexia Triantafilou, Tanh Truong, Natalie Vance, Jared Vanderpohl, Robert Vandewalle, Meggan Wilson, Nicole Wimmer, Miranda Wingard, Emily Wohlfrom, Kelsey Wright, Anthony Wunder and Katherine Wurster. Honors: Tyler Adams, Jillian Anderson, Angela Backscheider, Clinton Backscheider, John Bechard, Ashley Beckemeyer, Amber Beckman, Eric Behm, Alexander Beiting, Christina Besl, Madeline Bieber, Leah Binkley, Joshua Black, Jennifer Boehringer, Kyle Bossman, Jessica Boston, Amy Brackett, Tasha Brafford, Kaitlyn Bretnitz, Ashley Burst, Blake Buschur, Kaila Busken, Matthew Callabro, Robert Callahan, Christopher Cerimele, Kyle Christopfel, Matthew Coates, Britney Cosgrove, Andrew Damcevski, Amber

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HONOR ROLLS Davis, Karlee Deidesheimer, Emily Devine, Melissa Diersing, Matthew Dietrich, Michael Dillman, Katherine Doherty, Rebecca Drees, Alexander Dunford, Lizabeth Duwell, Allyson Essell, Victoria Esterkamp, Alexandria Ferguson, Alexa Don Flanigan, Anna Flinchbaugh, Amanda Frederick, Margaret Freudemann, Brett Frondorf, Karly Gade, Andrew Gerhardt, Megan Gilbert, Mariah Gilkeson, Jacob Gilleo, Lynessa Gilpin, Sarah Goodman, Lauren Griffith, Alex Gugger, Aleshia Haag, Amber Hall, Max Hamberg, Nicholas Hayden, Kristen Hayhow, Jennifer Helbling, Eric Hengehold, Rebecca Henry, Katelyn Henzi, Jessica Herzner, Quoc Hoang, Kristen Holmes, Sarah Hornback, Christopher Hudson, Samantha Hummel, Allyson Janson, Logan Johnson, Olivia Karnes, Zachary Kelley, James Klein, Todd Knorr, Kelsey Kolish, Adam Krier, Ashlee Kromski, Brian Kross, Christopher Laker, Maxine Lammers, Kevin Lanham, Anna Lee, Christopher Lehan, Nicole Levernier, Jenna Lindsey, Russell Ludwig, Michelle Luken, Megan Magisa, Brian Martin, Alexis McMahan, Tyler Merk, Andrew Meyer, Katelin Myers, Lucas Neville, Casey Nguyen, Melissa Olberding, Katherine Pence, Brittany Perkins, Heather Pfaffinger, Benjamin Porter, Alyssa Price, Susan Rack, Robbie Re, Brooke Reinstatler, Raymond Reuss, Abigail Richardson, Timothy Rieman, Michael Ronan, Nicholas Rudy, Elizabeth Rupe, Hayes Ryland, Jamie Schermbeck, Emily Schneider, Reba Scholl, Ryan Shappelle, Nickolas Sims, Cory Smith, D.J. Smith, Tyler Smith, Andrew Stegman, Kendall Sunderhaus, Samantha Tallman, Katelyn Tesla, Patrick Tompkins, Joey Trotta, Tiffany True, Benjamin Turner, Chyenne Turner, Douglas Warren, Alexandria Watson, Rachel Weber, Lauren Weitz, Nicole Weller, David Westerhaus, Rebecca Whelen, Abigail White, Mollie Wilson, Dylan Wright, Kaitlyn Yates, Kayla Zahneis and Rob Zoellner.

Juniors

Highest honors: Allison Ahlers, Ashley Berding, Maxwell Bischoff, Donna Boeshart, Eden Brennan, Lindsey Brown, Temperance Burden, Vincent Bushle, Adam Coey, Chelcie Dale, Peter Dantsis, Gabrielle Falco, Bryan Frederick, Daniel Frondorf, Emily Gibbemeyer, Megan Gladfelter, Jason Handley, Jenna Harrison, Sophia Herrmann, Hannah Hutchinson, Krystal Kaiser, Megan Keller, Thomas King, Stephen Kluesener, Bryan Lubbers, Emily Lyons, Alexander Mergard, Kevin Meyer, Jason Morency, Michael Otten, Sarah Reiners, Brad Renken, Melanie Rickett, Kristin Schute, Derek Seymour, Brennan Sheldon, Megan Lynn Stepp, Carson Taylor, Elizabeth Uchtman, Emily VanDeRyt, Grace Waters, Sarah Welling and Lauren Wolf. High honors: Jennifer Adkins, Norit Admasu, Alexa Ahern, Bradley Baas, Rachel Blake, Robert Boehl, David Bosse, Brittany Braun, Carrie Buchert, Alexandra Burke, Jacob Campbell, Kelsey Coyle, Ashlee Daniel, Danielle Davidson, Alexander Davis, Annemarie Dwyer, Ashley Eilers, Cassandra Engel, Kelsie Fieler, Stephanie Fromhold, Brian Gilbert, Katelyn Gilkey, Joshuah Habig, Jessica Hall, Kianna Hardebeck, Paige Hater, Samantha Hinds, Tanner Hinds, Rebecca Hoff, Jamie Jackson, Sherree Johnson, Michael Kessler, Riley Kilgore, Emily Klingenbeck, Anna Klump, Kurt Kolish, Mark Krug, Amanda Krzynowek, Brian Kuenzler, Khang Le, Rachel Lee, Becky Lindner, Lauren Luckey,

Yianni Makris, Angela Memory, Travis Meyer, Katie Miller, Steven Mills, Daniel Mogos, Charles Montgomery, Mitchell Moser, Megan Murray, Michelle Murray, Peter Namie, Kali Marise Newman, Abigail Nienaber, Natalie Nuss, Logan O’Brien, Ashley Olinger, Kaitlyn Osborn, Allison Owen, Elizabeth Paff, Emily Phillips, Meghan Pollock, Ryan Quinn, Chelsea Raleigh, Erica Rehage, Maranda Sanders, Kelly Anne Seibert, Breanna Sexton, Haitham Shalash, Daniel Shepherd, Kristi Shoemaker, Sarah Smith, Brooke Sroczynski, Heidi Stai, Cara Sumner, Andrew Taske, Hillary Tate, Brett Triantafilou, Theresa Tschofen, Richard Uhlenbrock, Kristine Uhlhorn, Izak Velasquez, Kaitlyn Wagner, Dominic Walicki, Marsha Wall, Jeremy Wessels, Thomas Wiggermann, Kayla Williams, Jared Yeggy, Jessica York, Teresa Zehnder and Brittany Zinser. Honors: Andrew Alexander, Maria Amann, Samantha Anderson, Steven Argentiero, Kelly Arnold, Jacob Ashworth, Brittany Baker, Emily Barsch, Amanda Baute, Kaitlyn Beck, Samantha Becker, Katie Blust, Abraham Boyles, Casey Brannon, Caitlin Bruder, Abigail Brueggemeyer, Keith Bunke, Brooke Burg, Jessica Capek, Kaitlyn Carpenter, Krista Cebulskie, Sujal Chokshi, Megan Clem, Kaitlyn Collinsworth, Megan Cooper, Lauren Crain, Jenna Crippa, Miranda Damico, Alexis Lynn Danford, Tarra Lynn Dirkes, Olivia Eckstein, Kelly Ehling, Joseph Eilerman, Theodore Elchynski, Brendan James Elchynski, Dominique Elie, Joshua Ellis, Jeremy Ernst, Angela Evans, David Joseph Farwick, Clarissa Fenbers, Elisabeth Ficker, Sophia Gilardi, Benjamin Ginter, Jacob Goldstein, Brendan Haehnle, Katheryn Jean Haller, Patricia Harrison, Alaina Hartman, Allison Hauer, Joseph Hedrick, Margaret Heithaus, Nicholas Hellmann, Rachael Helmes, Justin Hensley, Mike Hertsenberg, Emily Hill, Rachel Hoendorf, Kaylyn Holthaus, Joshua Horner, Cindy Hover, Chase Huesman, Joshua Huesman, Brian Johnson, Abby Kampel, Zachary Kersey, Robert Klotz, Daniel Kramig, Breann Krier, Maribeth Kuenneke, Sarah Laffey, Michelle Lahue, Morgan Laumann, Ashley Leinen, Robert Maltry, Briana Marsh, Julia Mazza, Zachary McClatchey, Emily McNamara, Timothy Menchen, Rebecca Meyer, Tiffany Meyer, Mathew Mills, Amanda Moore, Ashley Moore, Benjamin Mueller, Erin Naberhaus, Sarah Nickoson, Rebecca Niemeier, Aaron Oliverio, Emily Ossing, Gary Ostrowski, Mackenzie Owens, Jeffrey Paff, Jordyn Paul, Jacob Pflum, Christopher Phillips, Molly Quast, Brandon Raabe, Emily Reddington, Emily Reis, Hannah Ridder, Kiana Rieman, Maura Roberto, Jordan Roell, Melissa Rohr, Erik Schloss, Benjamin Schmidt, Angela Scudder, Samuel Shea, Chelsey Shelton, Sarah Shipman, Amber Simpson, Alexander Smith, Chad Smith, Maxwell Smith, Tara Smith, Alyssa Snyder, Jessica Stadtmiller, Reid Ryan Stock, Miranda Strange, Maria Tedesco, Tiffany Tenhundfeld, Hathaichanok Tonsungwon, Kaylyn Tully, Shawn Vallandingham, Lauren Walters, Kaitlyn Ward, Scott Ward, Tyler Weiskittel, Kori Wilkins, Matthew Willenborg, Brian Willis, Samantha Wilson, Karen Wodetzki and Allie Wolfert.

Seniors

Highest honors: Justin Abrams, Holly Baldwin, Kyra Bechmann, Eric Beerman, Leah Bluemel, Meghan Brennan, Lindsey Clark, Michael Cline, Sarah Clingerman, Kyle Eggerding, Cagney Feldhaus, Anna Greve,

Stacey Grippa, Michael Hager, Alex Hand, Rebecca Hetzer, Stephanie Imfeld, Stephanie Jantzen, Sarah Johnston, Emily Keeton, Alison Kehling, Brianna Lecompte, Maria Macke, Kara Marshall, Ross Meininger, Robert Merk, Ann Middendorf, Alexis Miller, Ashley Ng, Casey Oaks, Julia Outcalt, Alyssa Panzeca, Michelle Papathanas, William Price, Adriana Salazar Ruiz, Kortney Sanders, Charlotte Schaeffer, Theresa Schmidt, Abby Segbers, Taylor Slayback, Garrett Sprague, Jaclyn Stenger, Joseph Stone, Eric Taber and Derrick Wolf. High honors: Rebecca Bolger, Matthew Brems, Tyler Brisbin, Jessica Burton, Kaitlyn Caldwell, Alyssa Chavarria, Jessica Conners, Kaitlynn Conroy, Megan Damcevski, Alexander Ebner, Rebecca Emerick, Jacklyn Esterkamp, Karissa Florimonte, Tiffany Frank, Zachary Gamel, Emily Gardner, Elizabeth Gibbemeyer, Deanna Giffin, Jonathan Gindele, Jacob Haas, Kalia Haile, Joan Hall, Shelby Heinrich, Jeffrey Heithaus, Eric Hensley, Jillian Heyl, Andrew Hinton, Heather Hoeffer, Christina Hoesl, Jessica Keyes, Alexandra Klauke, Lindsey Knorr, Kailyn Krieg, Laura Krupa, Vincent Lanning, Madeline Leisring, Scott Littlefield, Eric Machado, Brittany Mathis, Katherine McCarthy, Phyllis Merriman, Ashley Moore, Michael Noel, Rachel Nurre, Kayla Petrie, Chelsea Piening, Alex Rogers, Danielle Schaefer, Kelli Scharff, Rachael Scherer, Brian Schwing, Kaitlin Siefke, Ashley Smith, Grace Spalding, Erik Stephens, Cory Stinson, Emily Strobel, Dustin Sulek, Catlin Sweeney, Alexandria Tellez, Michael Thatcher, Matthew Tout, Brandon Trauthwein, Eric Tuchfarber, Devon Tuck, Neil Venturini, Sarah Warren, Zachary Weber, Chelsea Weston, Lauren Whitton, Anna Wilhelmus, Michael Winter and Carly Wright. Honors: Molly Adair, Kevin Adkins, Alanna Anderson, Bradley Ashworth, Paul Axt, Philip Bastin, Holly Beckemeyer, Raymond Bigner, Katelyn Binkley, Nicholas Bishea, Alexandria Boodram, Michael Buckmeier, Tyler Busch, John Byrne, Angelina Calderon, Ryan Carlton, Bridget Carroll, Monica Carson, Joshua Coldiron, Jessica Condit, Samuel Davis, Kristina Dearwester, Andrew Diehl, Daniel Dishner, Nicholas Doerger, Kelly Doone, Corey Doyle, Kara Duffy, Allison Echler, Amy Echler, Joshua Ferneding, Lindsey Fleckenstein, Brandon Freeman, Kellie Freudemann, Hannah Fritsch, Jennifer Gallat, Derek Gilday, Lindsey Gillespie, Brian Hambrick, Deanna Harris, Claire Hart, Tyler Hibbard, William Holstrom, Casi Holtman, Christina Jeremiah, Lindsay Jobst, Kelsi Johnson, Mollie Kampel, Emily Klump, Vincent Kuertz, Jessica Kuhlmann, Christina Langhorst, Justin Laverty, Marika Lee, Megan Lillis, Tyler Luebbering, Emily Massa, Glenn Mayborg, Kimberly McManus, Jasmine Merk, Erica Miknius, Devin Miller, Garrett Miller, Samantha Miller, Kelsey Moser, Matthew Myers, Jessika Niehaus, James Nymberg, Daniel O’Sullivan, Ethan Perry, Katlynn Petroff, Chelsea Pille, Matthew Pogue, Jacob Proctor, Kyle Raleigh, Hanna Reynolds, Nani Sabatelli, Ryan Schmidt, Samantha Scholl, Amanda Seaburn, Joseph Shook, Samantha Siciliano, Nicole Silvati, Edward Smith, Candace Stepp, Jacob Taylor, Sean Teepen, Lauren Tesla, Grant Thomas, Jacob Veldhaus, Joshua Veldhaus, Ricky Walker, Christopher Wallbrech, Marissa Watson, Ryan Webb, Douglas Weber, Scott Wells, Ashley Wendling, Matthew Wiesman, Leah Wolfe, Lindsay Wright and Benjamin Yurchison.

HONOR ROLLS Delhi Middle School

Circle song

At the end-of-theschool-year Mass, students at St. Dominic School sing the “Circle Song.” During the song, they pass a symbol to the next class. Pictured from left are Kayla Krommer, Brad Murphy and Kyle Berndsen. PROVIDED. SEND PHOTOS TO: MEMRAL@COMMUNITYPRESS.COM.

Congressional art

Seton High School seniors Becca Clark and Kelsey Kinnemeyer were honored in the Congressional Art Show Competition. Their work will be on display in the office of Congressman Steve Driehaus this year.

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The following students have earned honors for the fourth quarter of the 2008-2009 school year.

Eighth grade

Highest honors: Christopher Beck, Cody Jent, Rachel Mistler, Amin Musaitif, Lindsay Smith, Katelyn Wauligman and Chun Wong. High honors: Justin Bishop, Patrick Breitenbach, Rex Brigger, Caleb Carnes, Nicholas Conroy, Ian Cundiff, Cynthia Depenbrock, Cody Frondorf, Kathleen Johnson, Dakota Kathman, Heather Knorr, Sophainara Long, Caitlin Mergard, Brianna Meyers, Megan Minning, Alana Murray, Alexandria Ragland, Krista Rudolph, Karli Shackelford, Miranda Snow, Jessica Suhr, McKalyn Sunderman, Owen Walsh, Michael Warren and Tyler Willenborg. Honors: Brittany Anderson, John Backscheider, Mark Bartlett, Eric Basham, Holly Bauer, Colan Beare, Amber Boehm, Amanda Braun, Megan Brodbeck, Hogan Burns, Matthew Carey, Aliyah Cole, Courtney Conrad, Adonis Donaldson-Spivey, Alexis Earls, Jessica Eckhardt, Alexandria Essen, Kevin Gehm, David King, Michelle Lam, Travis Larkin, Cheryl Law, Kylie Luebbering, Jacob McDaniel, Sarah McKeown, Nicholas Norman, Blake Patterson, Michael Petroff, Matthew Reis, Jacqueline Roberts, John Schmidt, Tanner Segbers, Elena Thier, Cody Weisbrod, James White, Justin White and Kellie Wilson.

Mount Notre Dame High School

The following students earned honors for the fourth quarter of the 2008-2009 school year.

Sophomores

Second honors: Kate Dexter.


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Cincinnati Buckeyes Association 2010 SELECT BASEBALL OPEN TRYOUTS DELHI PARK, FOLEY ROAD Fields 1,2,3 & 9

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Thirty-one recent Western Hills University High School graduates received a $4,000 college scholarship for participating in Project GRAD.

GRAD Cincinnati has awarded $585,000 in scholarships to assist students in achieving their dreams of attending college. Project GRAD is expanding to the Robert A. Taft Information Technology School in the next school year.

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Jackson’s Green Twp. legacy lives on This is last in a series on the history of Green Township. In a later letter, Isaac Jackson told his wife he was doing well and had an indentured child living with him. Poor parents indentured their children to someone who could properly care for them. They stayed with the family and worked until they reached adulthood. He said she was rather pretty, but had too much nose. She had made his life more bearable because she knew how to do many things in this wilderness. In 1815, the war was over and speculation started. In 1818, the boom collapsed when the local branch of the United States Bank called in its loans. Another bank, The Miami Exporting Co., closed its doors and rioting broke out. A depression set in, and courts were deluged with debt collector’s law suits. Isaac Jackson was immersed in the events because he had been elected County Commissioner and served from 1818-1825. He was an appraiser, guardian, and dealt with estates and probate matters. As a commissioner, he fought for and against the building of new roads. Isaac Jackson died on Oct. 20, 1849, and his wife Deborah in 1854. Early Green Township historian Dr. Reese Kendall, in his Pioneer Annals of Green Township recorded Isaac Jackson’s life. He was a Philadelphia pioneer who settled in Green Township 1813. He lived on the Muddy Creek in a large two-story log-hewed house and had a large frame barn. There was a timber lot called Jackson’s Hobby that contained forest and fruit trees. Isaac H. Jackson kept a record of the weather three times each day for the years between 1813 and 1842, and left his journal with his son Sidney. Sidney Jackson was never politically active like his father, he was interested in horticulture. In 1830, Sidney started a nursery and floral business

CH@TROOM Last week’s queston:What do you like and dislike about the health care proposals currently before Congress? “I oppose this plan because of the high cost, my distrust of the federal government’s ability to handle any program efficiently, and I worry the time to get an appointment to see a doctor will be months under this program. Just look at Canada’s, Great Britain’s and Massachusetts’ health plans to see the problems they have. Look at how badly the government has run the post

on 30 acres of his 80-acre inheritance. Eventually it became the oldest such business in the United States. He put out catalogues advertising his merBetty Kamuf chandise. In 1842, Community his catalogue said orders can be Press guest that left with J & C columnist Walker agents on Fifth Street between Main and Walnut. In 1845, the catalogue listed greenhouse plants, ornamental trees and shrubs, roses, and herbaceous plants. The general agent was Ely Campbell Seedman, No 23 Lower Market St. More than likely this location was somewhere along the Cincinnati Whitewater Canal which opened in 1843, and operated between Indiana and Cincinnati. In 1852, he was offering a discount for large orders. He was closing his canal location because the canal had become unreliable. He moved his green houses and nursery back to the original location on Sidney Road. Sidney Jackson married Elizabeth Hutchinson of Harrison and they had five children, but only two lived to adulthood. His daughter Julia married Dwight Herrick in 1874, and he continued the nursery until his retirement around 1920. A special thank you to Paul Ruffling, president of the Green Township Historical Society who provided information for these articles. Betty Kamuf is a winner of Griffin Yeatman Award for Historical Preservation. She lives in Sayler Park. You can reach her at sp.column@fuse.net.

About Ch@troom This week’s question: Should Major League Baseball reinstate Pete Rose? Why or why not? Every week The Community Press asks readers a question they can reply to via e-mail. Send your answer to westnews@communitypress.com with Chatroom in the subject line. office and Social Security and you see just how bad health care could be. If this health plan is so good why has the president tried to stop all debate by those who question the plan? Is he hiding something?” A.S.

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I would like to thank all involved from the Community Press for making the Timothy Roos picture dedication story front page news. After becoming very disgusted and tired of seeing Michael Jackson’s picture on every front page (and, yes, he is still dead in case you were wondering), it is very refreshing to my patriotic soul that a true hero gets full attention in this community. Erik Sizemore Virgil Road West Price Hill

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I thought the $4,500 clunker rebate was a good deal, so I started looking at new American cars. When I saw the sticker showing what percent of the car was made in the U.S.A., Japan, Korea and

About letters & columns We welcome your comments on editorials, columns, stories or other topics important to you in The Delhi Press and The Price Hill Press. Include your name, address and phone number(s) so we may verify your letter. Letters of 200 or fewer words and columns of 500 or fewer words have the best chance of being published. All submissions may be edited for length, accuracy China, I was surprised. One of the VIN numbers tells where the car was assembled, Mexico/Canada/Japan/U.S.A. When you buy genuine parts, look at the package or box, it will most likely show it was made in China/Japan. Very few of our tire manufacturers are U.S.A.-owned. If we use 25 percent of the world’s fuel, then it only makes

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Driehaus votes against taxpayers My congressman, Steve Driehaus, threw away an opportunity to do good and thwart evil. A cartoonist could draw him with his right hand reaching out to pro-life westside Catholic Democrats while keeping his left hand extended to proaborts Assistant Majority Leader U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer and U.S. Rep. Barney Frank who came to Cincinnati last year to campaign for him. U.S. Rep. Mike Pence (R–Ind.) proposed an amendment to the Labor Health and Human Services appropriations act in the full House of Representatives on July 24. The Pence amendment called for ending taxpayer funding to Planned Parenthood, the largest recipient of federal funds under Title X. Planned Parenthood received $350 million in 2008. The amendment failed 183 to 244. Driehaus’ nay vote supports extorting our tax dollars for a business that performs the most abortions on babies in the womb in the country, targets black babies, is being investigated for violating state sexual assault and child abuse reporting laws in Alabama, California, Indiana, Ohio and Tennessee, and encourages teenage sexual promiscuity on its Teen Talk Web site. How can Steve Driehaus campaign as a pro-life Democrat, but then expect us to pay for the “choice” of death? Thomas Jefferson

said, “To compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves is sinful and tyranJoanne nical.” Driehaus also Kemmerer voted for the ForCommunity eign Relations Press guest Reauthorization Act, HR 2410, on columnist June 10, which established a global women’s issues office to promote abortion overseas as a principle of U.S. foreign policy. He did join some Democrat colleagues telling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that abortion should not be included in a government health care bill. That cannot work, however, unless there is explicit language excluding coverage for abortions. Voting to continue funding Planned Parenthood because it provides health care services for poor women is an old canard. American taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood frees up money for promoting and providing abortions which otherwise would be needed for operational costs. There are many federally funded clinics providing health services like cancer screenings that promote abstinence, but do not do

abortion. Prominent black leaders attending the 2008 NAACP convention in Cincinnati held a press conference which I attended. They included Alveda King, a niece of the Rev. Martin Luther King, who opposed abortion. Last year, UCLA pro-life students hired actors to call Planned Parenthood offices posing as donors. Outside the convention center, the crowd listened to the recording of the “donor” asking if his money could be directed to aborting black babies, and Planned Parenthood agreed! Minority women make up about 26 percent of the female population (age 15-44) in the United States, but they undergo approximately 36 percent of abortions performed in this country. Promoting teenage sex provides Planned Parenthood with customers who have sexually transmitted diseases because they fell for Planned Parenthood’s lie that using porous condoms equals safe sex. Glamorizing teen sex results in pregnancies which lead to profitable abortions. Planned Parenthood needs a growing customer base to pay its executive director’s $300,000-plus salary. Steve Driehaus voted against life, 1st District taxpayers, and our teenagers’ virtue. Joanne Kemmerer, formerly of Mount Airy, was a 2000 Republican candidate for Ohio state legislature.

Remember those who came before As we have been celebrating Green Township’s 200th anniversary, I’ve been curious if any mention would be made of the people who lived here before our ancestors settled this land. That the first mention of Native Americans I’m aware of would be used in the same sentence with the word exterminated actually didn’t surprise me. Betty Kamuf’s fine article “Green history began in mid-1790s” in the July 15 edition caught my attention with the sentences from Isaac Jackson’s letter to his wife that said, “The Indian problem that was much talked about in New York was not a problem here. He expected they would be run off or exterminated by winter.” The word exterminated means to destroy totally or, basically, genocide. Genocide is the planned termination of a national or racial group. Some countries are brought before the World Court today for genocide. I don’t know if this was the official policy of our government, but

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through broken treaties and a constant push to move the Indians to the west, it may as well have been. Washington, Jefferson and especially Jackson later, who ignored the Supreme Court, ignored treaties and let the Indians be pushed to

the west. History, both military and American, is one of my interests. The more I read about our country’s systematic destruction of the Native Americans, the more I understand the many failings of our great country, such as slavery and now immigration. One person I know says the solution to the immigration problem is to plant a minefield on the Mexican border. Do we really learn from history?

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I don’t think so. One of the reasons our government pressured the Indians was that some of them chose to side with the British during both the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. The Indians did this because of the continual breaking of treaties as we pushed westward into the continent. It became a downward spiral of resistance, treaty, broken treaty and more resistance. Tecumseh, one of the greatest Americans, tried to unite the tribes against the whites. He almost succeeded. Although if he had, I believe he and the tribes would have eventually been defeated or pushed further west. A major problem the Indians had was a lack of replacements for their wounded and killed warriors. The whites just kept coming. So as we celebrate our 200th, let’s not forget whose graves we stand on – Miami, Shawnee, Erie and other tribes. Michael H. Haap is a resident of Green Township.

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A woman who has spent years rescuing beagles is helping a fellow local animal rescuer set up a vehicle to take rescue on the road. Karen Schmidt has a pack of beagles that all came from shelters and were in danger of being killed because they had overstayed the limit and were, for some reason or another, unadoptable. “Beagles are like potato chips,” she said. “No one can have just one.” She has acted as a foster home for beagles, and has lost count of the number that have passed through her doors on the way to new homes. But over the 27 years since her first beagle, A number of dogs have found a permanent home at Schmidt’s house. They are all happy in her version of dog heaven: a fenced acre of land, treats, and lots of attention, good food, shelter and no threats on their doggie horizons. Schmidt can’t say no to a beagle sob story and once went home with three dogs because she couldn’t bear to leave one behind at the shelter. She is active with AdoptA-Dog Inc., a volunteer, nonprofit organization dedicated to rescue, adoption and education. Schmidt and a colleague, Sherry Drescher, are in the midst of a plan to convert a minibus into a mobile rescue vehicle. Drescher says when it’s rehabbed, the bus will ideally serve a number of functions. She sees it as a resource for local animal rescue groups in the area. The animobile will be outfitted with cages, so her group and other groups could use the vehicle to move animals from shelters that kill animals that are not adopted to other shelters

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Karen Schmidt loves her Beagles, and they are always happy to see her. She has been a foster home for Beagles until they can be adopted but sometimes one finds a permanent home with her. that do not. She says the van could also be used by groups for mobile adoption events, and as a first-response vehicle in the case of a disaster. Drescher has seen the need for disaster intervention for animals first-hand. She was in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina and saw the devastation on the animal population there. The women are passionate about saving animals. Drescher has put her money where her passion is: she day-traded to buy the bus and plans to rehab it with her own money as well. When complete, the bus will have a custom graphic exterior and will contain secure cages, a seating area for potential animal adoptees to fill out paperwork, a plasma TV, special antiseptic flooring, and a generator in case the shuttle bus travels to an area without power. Drescher is looking into solar panels for the roof, and says the diesel fuel will help the animobile be a green machine.

THINGS TO DO Summer concert

The Cincinnati Metropolitan Orchestra will begin its 2009 summer concert season with a performance at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at Seton Performance Hall, 3901 Glenway Ave. A variety of summertime classics, Broadway showstoppers and patriotic music will be performed, as will vocal selections from “Camelot,” “Sweeney Todd,” “Les Miserables,” “Wicked” and “High School Musical.” The orchestra will also perform jazz and dance tunes. The concert is free and open to the public, however donations are welcome. Please visit the orchestra’s Web site, www.gocmo.org, for more information, or call the hotline at 941-8956.

Back-to-school fest

Shilohfest is in its sixth year of serving Delhi Township and surrounding communities. This year it will be 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Shiloh United Methodist Church, 580 Anderson Ferry Road. Shilohfest is a free backto-school festival where the main focus is to give out school supply kits to children in grades K-eight. The goal has always been to help the community, but this may be more critical due to the economy this year. All of the school kits are supplied by the congregation of Shiloh United Methodist Church. Shilohfest 2009 will have food, games, family friendly music and 500-plus kits to hand out.

Pat and Joe Sieve of Western Hills check out a 1959 Corvette owned by Richard Schorr at the 20th annual Rollin’ on the River Car Show at Fernbank Park July 26.

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Dave Cundiff shines up his 1956 Chevy 210 Post for the visitors to the Rollin’ on the River Car Show.

Cars – old and new – came rolling into Fernbank Park July 26 for the 20th annual Rollin’ on the River Car Show. The show was sponsored by Riverview Delhi Kiwanis club. Nice weather and a cool breeze made for an enjoyable afternoon. “What makes it so special is that all of the proceeds go to charitable projects and community organizations,” said Al Duebber, one of the organizers of the show. Dan Rupp of Oakley arrives in Fernbank Park in his 1958 Chevy Impala.

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All of the cars at Rollin’ on the River Car Show were not serious street cares. This Crosley 1948 Clown Car owned by Glen Hanekamp was on display.

Getting his car ready for the Rollin’ on the River Car Show is Tony Fithen who shines his 1966 Mustang.

A Fernbank Park field was taken over by the 20th Annual Rollin' on the River Car Show.

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Rich and Don Weise and Ivan Rudy admire the 1963 Corvette Coupe Stingray owned by Dick Rudy at Rollin’ on the River Car Show.

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Martin and Mary Farmer of Green Township attended the car show with their grandsons Travis and Bruce Kurtz of Florida. They had a long walk in sunshine viewing old and new cars.

FREE Concerts in the Town Square Park, Gracely Drive Second Saturdays, June - September from 4-7 p.m. Bring picnic dinner and enjoy free music with your family!

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BUSINESS MEETINGS

Business Network InternationalBridgetown, 8:30 a.m., Hillebrand Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4320 Bridgetown Road, third-floor conference room. Meets every Thursday. 941-6464; www.bniohio.com. Bridgetown.

EDUCATION

Girls Night In, 5:30-8:30 p.m., The Women’s Connection Learning Center, 4022 Glenway Ave. Focusing on Your Goals and Dreams. Assisting girls in a three-hour workshop to become strong and independent women. 471-4673, ext. 15; www.thewomensconnection.org. West Price Hill.

EXERCISE CLASSES

Beginners Ashtanga Yoga, 7-8 p.m., Miami Heights Elementary, 7670 Bridgetown Road. Learn proper alignment, breathing and focus of gaze. Dress comfortably. Bring yoga mat. $8. Presented by Three Rivers Community Education. 675-2725. Miami Township.

FARMERS MARKET

Hollmeyer Orchards, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Hollmeyer Orchards, 3241 Fiddler’s Green Road. Apples, peaches, plums, pears and vegetables. 574-0663. Green Township.

FOOD & DRINK

Wine Tasting, 5-9 p.m., Henke Winery, 3077 Harrison Ave. $5 seven wines; $1 per pour choose from 15. 662-9463; www.henkewine.com. Westwood.

KARAOKE AND OPEN MIC

Karaoke with Sean, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., Main Entrance Restaurant and Lounge, 5132 Delhi Ave. 451-1414. Delhi Township.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Alzheimer’s Support Group, 7-8:15 p.m., Shiloh United Methodist Church, 580 Anderson Ferry Road. Open to any individual caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s. Free. 451-3600. Delhi Township. F R I D A Y, A U G . 7

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FESTIVALS

Our Lady of the Visitation Festival, 6:3011 p.m., Our Lady of the Visitation, 3172 South Road. Food, games, rides for all ages, booths and entertainment. Through Aug. 9. 922-2056. Green Township.

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Wine Tasting, 3-11 p.m., Henke Winery, 6629463; www.henkewine.com. Westwood.

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Twistlock, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Drew’s on the River, 4333 River Road. 451-1157. Riverside.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Delhi Skirt Game, 7 p.m., Delhi Park, 5125 Foley Road. Chuck Brisbin & The Tuna Project perform at 6 p.m. Chicago-style softball, games of chance, concessions, auction and fireworks. Benefits needy families of Delhi Township. Free. Presented by Delhi Township. 956-7000; www.daasports.com. Delhi Township. S A T U R D A Y, A U G . 8

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Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Kuliga Park, 6717 Bridgetown Road. Materials include leaves, grass clippings, brush, garden waste, tree trunks and prunings from trees or shrubs. Free. Presented by Hamilton County Environmental Services. 946-7755; www.hamiltoncountyrecycles.org. Green Township.

FARMERS MARKET

Hollmeyer Orchards, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Hollmeyer Orchards, 574-0663. Green Township.

FESTIVALS

Our Lady of the Visitation Festival, 5 p.m.midnight, Our Lady of the Visitation, 9222056. Green Township.

Women’s Monthly Meet-Ups, 10 a.m.-noon, The Women’s Connection Learning Center, 4022 Glenway Ave. Connecting with others in the community while participating in educational and enrichment activities. 4714673, ext. 17; www.thewomensconnection.org. West Price Hill.

EDUCATION

GED Practice Testing, 10:30 a.m., Cheviot Branch Library, 3711 Robb Ave. Ages 18 and up. Free. Registration required. Presented by Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County. 369-4570. Cheviot.

FARMERS MARKET

Hollmeyer Orchards, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Hollmeyer Orchards, 574-0663. Green Township.

FESTIVALS

Our Lady of the Visitation Festival, 4-11 p.m., Our Lady of the Visitation, Air-conditioned chicken dinner and beer available. 922-2056. Green Township.

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Wine Tasting, 5-9 p.m., Henke Winery, 6629463; www.henkewine.com. Westwood. Best Sunday Brunch on the West Side, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Aston Oaks Golf Club, 1 Aston Oaks Drive. Omelet and waffle stations, goetta, sausage, biscuits, bacon, fruit and more. Lunch portion begins at 11 am. $11.95, $7.95 senior, $10.95 ages 714; free ages 5 and under. 467-0070, ext. 3. North Bend.

HEALTH / WELLNESS

Treatment Fair, 2-5 p.m., Olla Raisor Park, 702 Neave St. Learn about what treatment provides, what to expect when entering treatment, what type of support is available and more. Booths and giveaways. Free. Presented by Coalition for a Drug-Free Lower Price Hill. 386-9912. Lower Price Hill.

HISTORIC SITES

Wine Tasting, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Henke Winery, 662-9463; www.henkewine.com. Westwood.

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. ; http://www.gacl.org/museum.html. Monfort Heights.

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M.A.W.G., 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Drew’s on the River, 4333 River Road. $3. 451-1157. Riverside.

MUSIC - ROCK

Campus Mob, 10 p.m., Champions Grille, 5039 Crookshank Road. Cover band. Free. 922-6800. Westwood.

Beginner-Intermediate Card Classes, 1011:30 a.m., Stamp and Scrap Clubhouse, 5515 Bridgetown Road. Basic to intermediate level card techniques using variety of designs and accessories. Bring two-sided adhesive. $8, $5 members. Registration required. 403-1042. Green Township.

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

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Bob Cushing, 7-11 p.m., Babe’s Cafe, 3389 Glenmore Ave. 661-0831. Westwood.

NATURE

Nature Discovery Hike, 11 a.m., Shawnee Lookout Park, 2008 Lawrenceburg Road. Naturalist-led hike on the Blue Jacket Trail. Bring binoculars and bug nets, if desired. Free, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; www.greatparks.org. Miami Township. M O N D A Y, A U G . 1 0

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS RECREATION

Cruisin’ the Pike, 4 p.m., Kroger, 960 Enright Ave. Parking lot. Free. Presented by Fast Eddie’s Grill. 979-4328. East Price Hill.

Scarf It Up Club, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Ignatius Loyola Church, 5222 North Bend Road. Group makes hats, scarves, lap covers, prayer shawls and anti-ouch pouches for Cincinnati area. Free. 661-9202. Green Township.

DANCE CLASSES

Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Kuliga Park, 946-7755; www.hamiltoncountyrecycles.org. Green Township.

Line Dance Class, 1-2 p.m., Dunham Recreation Complex, 4356 Dunham Lane. Line dancing with Jerry and Kathy Helt, instructors. Wear smooth-soled shoes. No partner dances and no prior dance experience required. $4. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 321-6776. West Price Hill.

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Hollmeyer Orchards, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Hollmeyer Orchards, 574-0663. Green Township.

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This year’s Our Lady of the Visitation Festival kicks off Friday at the church, 3172 South Road. Hours are 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, 5 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Aug. 8, and 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9. For more information, call 922-2056. Spencer Bellissemo is pictured trying to stay upright during last year’s festival. T U E S D A Y, A U G . 1 1

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ART & CRAFT CLASSES

Technique Savvy Card Class, 6:30-9 p.m., Stamp and Scrap Clubhouse, 5515 Bridgetown Road. For card-makers that are interested in stepping up their difficulty of card-making. New techniques every month. Must bring two-sided tape. $22, $15 members. 503-1042; www.scrap-ink.com. Bridgetown.

BENEFITS

Food Pantry Fundraiser, 7:10 p.m., Delhi Park, 5125 Foley Road. Lodge. Benefits the Anderson Ferry Food Pantry. Canned food or donation requested. Presented by Anderson Ferry Food Pantry. 451-3555. Delhi Township.

EXERCISE CLASSES

Ashtanga Yoga, 6-7:15 p.m., Miami Heights Elementary, 7670 Bridgetown Road, cafeteria. Dress comfortably, bring yoga mat. All levels. $8. Registration required. Presented by Three Rivers Community Education. 6752725. Miami Heights. Pilates/Slim & Sculpt, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Westwood Town Hall Recreation Center, 3017 Harrison Ave. With Michele Reeves. $6, first class free. 238-8816. Westwood.

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FARMERS MARKET

Sayler Park Farmers Market, 4-7 p.m., Sayler Park, Parkland Avenue and Monitor Street. Local produce, plants and herbs, bread, ice cream, sweets and baked goods. Presented by Sayler Park Village Council. 675-0496. Sayler Park. W E D N E S D A Y, A U G . 1 2

BUSINESS MEETINGS

Delhi Business Association Meeting, 8:30 a.m., Delhi Park, 5125 Foley Road. Delhi Lodge. Public invited. 922-3111. Delhi Township.

EDUCATION

Discovery Day, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., College of Mount St. Joseph, 5701 Delhi Road, College Theatre. Sample a college class, tour campus, lunch with faculty and students, and learn about financial aid and other information. Ages 13-17. Free. Registration required. 244-4531; www.msj.edu/admission/. Delhi Township.

EXERCISE CLASSES

Yoga, 7:10 p.m., Dunham Recreation Complex, 4356 Dunham Lane. Tender yoga plus meditation. $10. 471-7653. West Price Hill.

HEALTH / WELLNESS

Humana Healthy Kids Zone, 10:30 a.m., Covedale Branch Library, 4980 Glenway Ave. Learn about health, nutrition and fitness. Includes visits with the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati’s Discover Health! mobile health program, yoga programs for kids, African dance lessons and more. Includes snacks. Presented by Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County. 369-6900. West Price Hill.

LITERARY - STORY TIMES

Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m., Miami Township Branch Library, 8 N. Miami Ave. Ages 3-5. Free. Presented by Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County. 369-6050. Miami Township.

FOOD & DRINK

Wine Tasting, 5-9 p.m., Henke Winery, 6629463; www.henkewine.com. Westwood.

HEALTH / WELLNESS

Humana Healthy Kids Zone, 3 p.m., Price Hill Branch Library, 3215 Warsaw Ave. Learn about health, nutrition and fitness. Includes visits with the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati’s Discover Health! mobile health program, yoga programs for kids, African dance lessons and more. Includes snacks. Presented by Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County. 369-6900. East Price Hill. Aquatic Prenatal Exercise Program, 7:158 p.m., Mercy HealthPlex Western Hills, 3131 Queen City Ave. Free for members, $26 per month for non-members. 3895465. Westwood.

SUMMER CAMP SPORTS

PROVIDED

The Greater Cincinnati Radio Control Club hosts the 49th Annual Flying Circus, a radio control model air show with aircraft featuring flying saucers, Harry Potter and Snoopy’s dog house. It is 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 8-9, at the Butler County Regional Airport, 2820 Bobmeyer Road, Hamilton, Ohio. It is free; parking is $5. Visit www.gcrcc.net or call 513-608-8521.

Junior Golf Camp, 9-10:30 a.m., Neumann Golf Course, 7215 Bridgetown Road. Daily through Aug. 13. Daily skills instruction. Ages 7-13. Ages 4-6 with parental supervision. Shotgun scramble pizza party at Dunham Golf Course on Guerley Road. $45. Registration required. 574-1320. Bridgetown. Gamble-Nippert YMCA Sports Camps: Olympics, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. or 1-4 p.m. (halfday participants do not swim), Gamble-Nippert YMCA, 3159 Montana Ave. Daily through Aug. 14. Develop athletic skills and learn the value of teamwork. Ages 6-12. $164, $124 members; half day: $75, $65 members. Registration required. 661-1105. Westwood.

PROVIDED

Riverbend Music Center hosts Rascal Flatts with special guest Darius Rucker at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For tickets, visit www.Riverbend.org or call 800-745-3000.


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Considering the surprises of life such unexpected events, no matter how coincidentally bizarre, are just “blind fate.â€? We might even feel childish or superstitious to see them as anything more – though we sense them as otherwise. Causality is inadequate to explain such phenomena. But we’re not being weird in sensing there may be more to it. In the well-respected field of Jungian psychology, however, such uncaused but amazingly meaningful and spontaneous occurrences are expressed by another term – synchronicity. Jung called synchronicity “a non-causal but meaningful relationship between physical and psychic events ‌ a special instance of acausal orderedness.â€? Dr. David Richo says, “What makes chance into synchronicity is the consciousness in us of the vaster design that is unfolding. Chance happens to us; synchronicity happens in us.â€? Those more spiritually oriented may speak of it as grace. From the vantage

point of hindsight we look back in our lives and believe we see the providence of God working subtly. Though our actions were completely free and spontaneous, and there was no coercion or auto-suggestion, these few unexplainable events happened and worked to our benefit. It’s been said, “A coincidence is a minor miracle in which God wishes to remain anonymous.� The late psychiatrist M. Scott Peck wrote, “I’ve become more and more impressed by the frequency of statistically highly improbable events. In their improbability, I gradually began to see the fingerprints of God. On the basis of such events in my own life and in the lives of my patients. “I know that grace is real. ...We who are properly skeptical and scientific-

Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development – Volunteers are needed for Adult Basic and Literacy Education classes and English to Speakers

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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.org, or visit www.cincinnatizoo.org. Grailville – needs volunteers for the garden in Loveland. Volunteer days are 9 a.m.-noon selected Saturdays through November. For a complete list visit www.grailville.org 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. 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 1-866981-2251 and leave your name and phone. Visit www.ggrand.org. E-mail www.cincygrrand@yahoo.com. 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. Tri State County Animal Response Team (CART) – Is at 11216 Gideon Lane in Sycamore Township. Meetings are open to the public. Visit www.tristatecart.com for monthly subjects or more information. Call 702-8373.

Father Lou Guntzelman is a Catholic priest of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

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Have you ever stopped spontaneously at a gas station, talked with a stranger at the next pump, and left with a great job offer? Did the university you chose for educational purposes introduce you to your spouse? Did you lose track of the wisest schoolteacher you ever had, wish you could have her advice now, and a week later in a crowded mall see her again? Have you ever unexpectedly met a physician who soon proved vital for your health? Many occurrences in our lives seem accidental or completely by chance. And the odds are that’s exactly what they are. But there are a few others that seem so much more to us in their impact and personal meaning. Yet the causes are undetectable. What can we call such occurrences? One melodious word is serendipity. A serendipity is an unexpected happy occurrence, or, as Webster defines it, “making desirable discoveries by accident.� Others might say that all


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Tink Stewart’s blueberry buckle

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Combine dry ingredients. Add buttermilk and vinegar and whisk to combine. Ditto with yogurt and mayo.

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For Jean, from Barbara Dahl, an Indian Hill Journal reader. “This is from Sardi’s New York. It’s in Mary and Vincent Price’s book ‘A Treasury of Great Recipes’ from 1965. Makes an impressive dessert and cost 85 cents at the time,� Barbara said.

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Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Beat until stiff 4 egg 1 whites, a pinch of salt, and â „4 teaspoon cream of tartar. Gradually beat in 1 cup sugar and continue to beat until stiff and glossy. Line baking sheets with waxed paper, and on the paper trace three 8-inch diameter circles. Spread meringue evenly over circles, about 1â „4 thick, bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until meringue is pale gold, but still pliable. Remove from oven and carefully peel waxed paper from bottom. Put on cake racks to dry.

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Melt over hot water 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate pieces and 3 tablespoons water. Whip 3 cups cream until stiff. Gradually add 1⠄3 cup sugar and beat until very stiff. (I think I’d beat them together). Slice 1 pint strawberries. Place meringue layer on serving plate and spread with thin coating of chocolate. Spread whipped cream about 3⠄4 inch thick and top this with layer of strawber-

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improve their skills in writingbased initiatives across the city. Call 542-0195. YMCA – The Ralph J. Stolle Countryside YMCA is looking for volunteer trail guides for school groups. Call 932-1424 or e-mail melittasmi@countrysideymca.org.

 

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Entertainment

Business Volunteers for the Arts – BVA is accepting applications from business professionals with at least three years experience, interested in volunteering their skills within the arts community. Projects average six to eight months in length and can range from marketing or accounting to Web design or planning special events. A one-day training program is provided to all accepted applicants. Call 871-2787. Center for Independent Living Options – Seeking volunteers to staff Art Beyond Boundaries, gallery for 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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American Diabetes Association – Seeks volunteers in its area office located downtown for clerical support, filling requests for educational materials from phone requests, data entry, special events support and coordinating the Health Fair. Call 759-9330.

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BRIEFLY Season tickets on sale

The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, 4990 Glenway Ave., is selling subscription packages for its upcoming 2009-2010 theater season. Shows featured for the coming season include “Meet Me in St. Louis,” “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” “Miracle on 34th Street,” “Tuesdays With Morrie,” “Breaking Up is Hard to Do” and “Singin’ in the Rain.” Subscriptions for the sixshow series are $102 per person. Single tickets are $19 for student and senior citizens, and $21 for adults. Single show tickets go on sale Aug. 10. Tickets are available at the box office, by phone at 2416550 and Online at www.cincinnatilandmarkproductions.com.

Wheelchair dancing

Everyone can learn to dance, even those who move via a wheelchair. Growing in popularity, Wheelchair Ballroom Dancing is a social, fun and competitive sport. Ballet Tech Cincinnati is offering the classes in Wheel-

chair Ballroom Dancing, and invites everyone to learn how to get off the sidelines and join in the fun at weddings and dances. For details, call 841-2822.

Grants support police

U.S. Rep. Steve Driehaus (D1st District) welcomed the announcement last week of more than $17 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grants for local law enforcement agencies. The grants, allocated through the COPS Hiring Recovery Program, will keep an estimated 66 full-time sworn officers employed by the Cincinnati Police Department, the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office and the Village of Lockland. Cincinnati will receive $13,570,000 and the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office will receive $3,403,305. The grants will provide 100 percent funding for approved entry-level salaries and benefits for three years for newly hired, full-time sworn officer positions, including filling existing nonfunded vacancies, or for rehired

officers who have been laid off or are scheduled to be laid off as a result of local budget cuts.

Young Life anniversary

Celebrate 40 years of Young Life in Greater Cincinnati at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at Crossroads Community Church in Oakley. All Young Life alumni, supporters, committee members, leaders, friends and enthusiasts are welcome. For more information, call 791-3730 or visit www.40yearcelebration.com.

Curious naturalists

Do you know a 7 to 12 year old who loves nature? For just $10, they can join the Hamilton County Park District’s Curious Naturalist Club where they can download a variety of activities that encourage them to explore nature while earning prizes. Membership includes a free magnifying glass, access to the CNC Web site and special programs for club members only. Visit www.GreatParks.org for information on how to join.

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The front entrance to the Dunham Arts Building at the Dunham Recreation Center was last week’s Scavenger Hunt clue. The only readers who guessed correctly was Vi n n y Morena. this week’s clue is on A1. See if you know where it is.

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Green Twp. bicentennial program explores the past By Kurt Backscheider

Final summer concert

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As Green Township continues to celebrate its bicentennial this year, residents may want to mark their calendars for a few bicentennial events coming up in August. Folks can learn about interesting township pioneers through a program being presented by Paul Ruffing of the Green Township Historical Association at both the Green Township Branch Library and Monfort Heights Branch Library. The free program, “Some Famous and Infamous Green Township Characters from the Past,” is being offered at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, at the Green Township Branch, 6525 Bridgetown Road; and at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, at the Monfort Heights Branch, 3825 West Fork Road. Ruffing said it’s a look back at some of the people who lived in the township, or had connections to the township, during the 1800s. “Some of them were famous, and some of them were famous for not being

The final installation of Green Township’s Bicentennial Summer Concert Series also takes place this month. The free concert gets started at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at Kuliga Park, 6717 Bridgetown Road. A double-header, the concert features performances by the Rusty Griswolds and the Sullivan Janszen Band. Picnic baskets are welcome, but no alcohol may be brought into the park. Food and beer will be sold by local organizations. Parking is available at Oak Hills High School, J.F. Dulles Elementary and Our Lady of Visitation, with free shuttle service provided. Faith Fellowship Church will also allow parking, but with no shuttle service. Kuliga Park is permit only parking. A cornhole tournament is scheduled to take place prior to the concert. Call the concert hotline at 598-3089 for more information. For details about the cornhole tournament, call the township administration office at 574-4848. very good,” he said. “It’s just a series of short vignettes about some of the people who made an impact here.” For instance, he said he’ll tell the rags-to-riches story of James Robb, for whom Robb Avenue in Cheviot is named. And he will talk about the men who formed the Green Township Anti-Thieving Association, which was a vigilante group who went after thieves who stole animals from local farmers. Ruffing said the program also covers Willie Haas, a

16-year-old boy who committed a heinous crime in 1896 on a farm near present-day Sidney Road; and Alexander Long, who was a township teacher who became a U.S. Congressman and was nearly thrown out of Congress for opposing the Civil War. Ruffing said an 1837 outrage in Cheviot is also discussed, as are Jacob Johnson’s skunk scheme, Charles Reemelin’s life as a renaissance man and Michael Werk’s wine-making exploits. “Most people have never

heard of these early pioneers,” Ruffing said. Sarah Connatser, branch manager of the Green Township Branch Library,

said the program is the second in a three-part bicentennial series being hosted by the libraries. She said both branches

will host the third program focusing on the township’s history near the end of September.

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Covedale resident takes top museum job By Katie Hull khull@communitypress.com

After being a part of the Cincinnati History Museum at Cincinnati Museum Cen-

ter for 12 years, Covedale resident Vanessa Van Zant got a job she knew she

always wanted. Van Zant, originally from Berea, Ky., recently was

named director of the museum. She started in her quest after attending Xavier University for two years and then transferring to Northern Kentucky University. “I was looking for an anthropology and archeology program,” said Van Zant. After graduating from NKU with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and a minor in history, Van Zant studied archeology and anthropology through the Design, Architecture, Art and Planning (DAAP) program at University of Cincinnati. While at UC she volunteered in the archeology lab at the Cincinnati Museum Center. “I loved it and I just thought, this is where I want to work,” she said. “That just stuck and that was my goal.” Van Zant stated parttime as the museum center’s children’s program presenter, and late became manager of youth programs, where she helped develop programs for Boy Scouts, summer camps and overnights, she said. “She really grew the scout program and made them very successful,” said director of public education, Dennis Murphy, who supervised Van Zant for more than three years. Van Zant was then promoted to the manager of Special Projects and Traveling Exhibits, and managed the exhibits while they were in Cincinnati. “She brought a lot of stability to that division,” said Murphy. Van Zant held this position until early June, when she was offered the job as director of history museum. Murphy said he was sad to lose her but could not have been happier for her. “She’s very personable, very professional and very dedicated,” he said.

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Vanessa Van Zant, newly selected director of Cincinnati History Museum at Cincinnati Museum Center, lives in Covedale with her husband, David Schumann and her two young daughters, Katherine and Gwendolyn Schumann. Van Zant was thrilled with the opportunity and did not hesitate to accept, she said. “If you asked me when I was 5 what I wanted to do, it was this,” she said. “I’ve just kind of always known.” With her new job, Van Zant said she feels strongly about strengthening community development and wants to bring more families to experience what the museum has to offer. “When you come into the history museum there are so many wonderful fun things to see,” said Van Zant. Her two children, Katherine Schumann, 8, and Gwendolyn Schumann, 5, are active in the summer camps and spend just as much time at the museum as their mother “They are growing up here and they love it,” said Van Zant.

Wesley’s Mayors for Meals receives award Wesley Community Services have been awarded a $500 Bronze Award grant from the Meals-On-Wheels Association of America in recognition of the success of their 2009 “Mayors for Meals” campaign. “Our main focus for this campaign was to raise awareness of the importance of proper nutrition and the number of Greater Cincinnati seniors and individuals with disabilities in need,” said Stephen Smookler, executive director. Five local elected officials delivered meals throughout Cincinnati during the week of March 16 and prepared proclamations proclaiming Mayor’s-For-Meals Week 2009 for Wesley Community Services. Participants included: Vice Mayor David Crowley, Cincinnati; Mayor Charles Johnson, Forest Park; David Pepper, Hamilton County Commission; William J. Seitz III, Ohio State senator; and Vice Mayor Curtis Walden, St.

Bernard. Wesley Community Services has as its mission to provide services to seniors and individuals with disabilities so that they may remain in their homes for as long as possible. Wesley Community Services provides Meals-On-Wheels, medical transportation and homemaker/housecleaning services to seniors and individuals with disabilities throughout the Cincinnati area. It also provides senior housing services through Wesley Senior Services LLC. In 2008 250,123 MealsOn-Wheels were delivered, 34,141 medical transports were completed and 21,471 hours of homemaker services were provided to over 2,450 area seniors and individuals with disabilities. Wesley Community Services is a contracting agency of the Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio and is a partner agency of United Way of Greater Cincinnati.

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Harriet Feltner Baker, 79, Price Hill, died July 27. She was a homemaker. Survived by great-nephew Johnny Dotson and many other nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husband Robert Baker, daughter Rhonda Baker, siblings Elizabeth Couch, Verlie William, Sam Jr., Robert, Nathaniel Feltner. Visitation is 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. Thursday, July 30, services at Radel Funeral Home.

John Carter

John Carleton Carter, 78, Sayler Park, died July 24. He was a physical science technician. He was an Army veteran of Korea. Survived by sister Charlotte Carter; friends Janet, Kenny Koch. Services were July 28 at SeifertHardig & Brater Funeral Home. Memorials to: Eden Chapel United Methodist Church, 150 Dahlia Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45233.

Mary Theresa D’Ambrosio

Mary Theresa D’Ambrosio, 84, died July 19. Survived by husband Dominick D’Ambrosio; daughter Nancy Habig; grandchildren Lauren Lowe, Joshua, Jill Habig; great-grandchildren Aidan, Graham Lowe; sister Dorothy Hofmann; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents Louis, Victoria Becker, brother George Becker. Services were July 24 at St. William. Arrangements by Vitt, Stermer & Anderson Funeral Home. Memorials to: Hospice of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 45263-35987 or the Sisters of St. Benedict, 802 E. 10th St., Ferdinand, IN 47532.

Ray Dickman

Ray Joseph Dickman, 87, Delhi Township, died July 18 at Hillebrand Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was a truck driver for Richter Transfer. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Survived by daughter Nancy Carlton; grandchildren Alexa, Gregory; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by wife Clara Dickman. Services were July 22 at Our Lady of Victory. Arrangements by Radel Funeral Home. Memorials to: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 2300 Wall St., Suite H, Cincinnati, OH 45212.

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Patricia Moellinger

Patricia Rump Moellinger, 73, Delhi Township, died July 27. She was the president of United Title Company. Survived by husband Joseph Moellinger; children Carol Thiemann, Michael, Adam Sr., Timothy Moellinger; grandchildren Brandon Lubbers, Emily Herrmann, Christine, Scott, Kelly, Brian, Adam Jr., Allison, Matthew, Victoria Moellinger; sister Janet Horn. Preceded in death by sons Joey, Scotty, Randy, Billy, Larry Moellinger. Visitation is noon to 2 p.m. Friday, July 31, at Radel Funeral Home. Services are 2:30 p.m. Friday, July 31, at St. Simon the Apostle. Memorials to St. Simon the Apostle.

Jerry Ryan

Jerry L. Ryan, 75, Price Hill, died June 25. Survived by siblings Joan, Donna, Fred; nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by mother Hazel, siblings Charles, George, John, June. Arrangements by Schaefer & Busby Funeral Home. Memorials to cancer research.

Catherine Schlomer

Catherine Mary Schlomer, 77, died July 28. Survived by siblings Clare, Jerome “Skip� Schlomer, Eunice Herzog; nephews Gregory, Joseph, Jerry Schlomer; great-nephews and nieces Schlomer Jerry, Timothy, Emily, Jennifer, Brian Schlomer. Visitation is 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at B.J. Meyer Funeral Home. Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at St. Teresa of Avila. Memorials to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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and nephews. Preceded in death by wife Carolyn Schusterm brothers Richard chuster, Herb Kenning. Services were Aug. 3 at St. James Church. Arrangements by Neidhard-Minges Funeral Home. Memorials to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or St. Rita’s School for the Deaf.

Sister Mary Shaheen

Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Mary Juliette Shaheen, 84, died July 24 at the Beaumont Shore Pointe Assisted Living facility, St. Clair Shores, Mich. She was born Juliette Therese Shaheen. Shaheen Short entered the Congregation in 1942 and was a Sister of Charity for 66 years. She served in the dioceses of Cincinnati, Toledo, Washington, Cleveland, Santa Fe and Detroit in the fields of education, counseling, parish service and religious education. Locally, she was an intermediate teacher at St. William from 1945 to 1953 and Cure of Ars from 1953 to 1955, junior high teacher at St. Jude from 1959 to 1960 and St. Saviour from 1962 to 1963. Survived by brother Francis Sha-

heen; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by siblings Rose Schulman, Zina Zakem, Joseph, Albert, Edward Shaheen. Services were July 27 at St. Clare Montefalco Catholic Church, Grosse Pointe, Mich. Memorials to: Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati Retirement Fund, 5900 Delhi Road, Mount St. Joseph, OH 45051.

Kathleen Short

Kathleen Kesterman Short, 68, Delhi Township, died July 22. She was a homemaker. Survived by husband Lloyd Short; children Lisa Varney, Michael Short; sister Barbara Macke; five grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents Bernard, Ruth Kesterman; sister Mary Ann Kems. Services were July 27 at St. William. Arrangements by Ralph Meyer & Deters Funeral Home. Memorials: Monsignor Kennedy Scholarship Fund, St. William Church, 4108 W. Eighth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45205.

Jack Stichtenoth

Jack Roy Stichtenoth, 81, Sayler Park, died July 16. He was a baker for Busken Bakery. He was an Army veteran. Survived by children Jack Stichtenoth, Victoria Brooks; grandchildren Isabella, Olivia Brooks, Jared, Carley, Logan Stichtenoth; siblings 

          

         

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Deborah Scholl Taylor, 56, died July 22. She worked in customer service. Survived by children Charissa, Bradley Taylor; siblings Louise, Bruce, William II Scholl; one grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents William, Edith Scholl. Services were July 27 at the Anderson Ferry Church of Christ. Arrangements by Ralph Meyer & Deters Funeral Home.

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Harry Hater

Harry J. Hater Jr., 82, Delhi Township, died July 29. He was founder, president and chairman of Hater Industries, Trison, the Tampa Greyhound Track and the Ebro Greyhound Track. He was a 60-plus year member of the Lions Club and a founding member of Charlevoix Yacht Club. Survived by wife Grace Hater; children Steve, Jim Hater, Linda Bradley, Patty Schnell; grandchildren Kristen, Jennifer, Brian, Christine, Lauren, Shauna, Trent. Services are Aug. 1 at St. Antoninus. Arrangements by Radel Funeral Home. Memorials to: Western Hills Lions Club, 5494 Desertgold Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45247.

Mary Heine

Mary Louise Heine, 81, died July 26. She was a self-employed nail artist. Survived by husband George Heine; brothers Mike, Jim Shipman; many nieces and nephews. Services are 2 p.m. Friday, July 31, at Arlington Memorials Gardens. Arrangements by Rebold, Rosenacker & Sexton Funeral Home. Memorials to: Our Savior Lutheran Church, 5626 20th St., Zephyrhills, FL 33542.

Lonnie Hickey

Lonnie R. Hickey, 65, Price Hill, died July 20. He was a union electrician for Duke Energy. He was an Army veteran. Survived by wife Carol Hickey; children Tonie Gonzales, Lonnie W. Hickey, Mike, Don Hickey Phillips; nine grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents Lonnie, Virginia Hickey. Services were July 24 at Ralph Meyer & Deters Funeral Home. Memorials to the American Heart Association.

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SHILOH UNITED METHODIST

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UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST St. Peter & St. Paul United Church of Christ

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Arrests/citations

Amanda M. Jones, born 1985, theft of license plate and grand theft auto, 800 Kirbert Ave., July 14. Arica Scott, born 1988, simple assault, 1100 Kuhlman Ave., July 9. Darrell Allsbrook, born 1972, possession of drug paraphernalia, 400 Mt. Hope Ave., July 8. Jerry Monhollen, born 1967, obstruction of official business, 3000 Glenway Ave., July 16. Julianne Neville, born 1964, aggravated menacing, 400 Elberon Ave., July 14. Leoroy L. Palmer, born 1983, theft under $300, 3600 Warsaw Ave., July 13. Lucien Roberts, born 1972, 1100 Kuhlman Ave., July 17. Michael Tittle, born 1975, domestic violence, 800 Summit Ave., July 16. Paul Jay Wood, born 1947, drug abuse, 2600 Ring Place, July 13.

Russel Dowdell, born 1987, aggravated menacing, 3500 Warsaw Ave., July 13. Shanda Y. Huffman, born 1978, assault, 1100 Kuhlman Ave., July 8. Alan Shepherd, born 1985, simple assault, 3200 Warsaw Ave., July 14. April Woodward, born 1985, drug abuse and possession of drug paraphernalia, 2900 Price Ave., July 19. Charles Oneal Robinson, born 1969, domestic violence, 3300 Freddie Drive, July 15. Christopher Smith, born 1991, breaking and entering and criminal damaging or endangerment, 3400 Glenway Ave., July 13. Churbis Pettis, born 1962, assault, 3400 Price Ave., July 15. Crystal L. Burnett, born 1973, domestic violence, 800 Summit Ave., July 16. Dorothy A. Davidson, born 1978, illegal possession of prescription

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Wedding Anniversary A big ‘Congratulations’ to Guy and Del Langenbrunner of Delhi Township on July 31, 2009 as they celebrate their 55th Wedding Anniversary! Even after all these years, Guy remains absolutely enamored with his beautiful bride and describes her as the prettiest woman he has ever seen. Guy was born in Covington, Kentucky and moved to Cincinnati when he was 9. Graduating from Elder in 1948 and serving in the USArmy during the Korean War, Guy returned home and began a construction business with his brother, George, called G & G Langenbrunner Masonry which remains vibrant today after 53 years. Born in Cincinnati, Del graduated from Western Hills High in 1950 and enjoyed working for ABDick as a telecompter, the 1950’s new state of the art technology. Still very active today through community service, they raised 4 children and currently enjoy 11 grandchildren located in Delhi and Newark, Ohio; Chicago, Illinois; and Houston, Texas.

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Martin & Dianna Steinbach of Burlington, KY and Jack & Alice Lea of Cincinnati, OH wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah H. Lea to Thomas H. Tucker of Loveland, OH. Sarah is a 2006 graduate of Conner High School and Thomas is a 2002 graduate of Loveland High School. Thomas’ mother is Mrs. Bobbie Bowman of Loveland. Grandparents are Sharon & Fred Smith of Sidney, OH, Pete & Mary Lea of Fort. Recovery, OH, Wilma Risch of Cincinnati and Nancy Lung of Loveland, OH. Sarah’s GreatGrandmother is Mrs. Roshell Kaeding of Union City, OH The wedding will take place on November 21, 2009.

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About police reports The Community Press publishes the names of all adults charged with offenses. The information is a matter of public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. To contact your local police department: • Delhi Township: Chief Jim Howarth, 922-0060. • Cincinnati District 3: Captain Kim Frey, 263-8300. drugs, 1000 Wells St., July 14. James W. Clark, born 1979, possession of drugs, 500 Elberon Ave., July 14. Kristen Schad, born 1982, assault, 3200 Warsaw Ave., July 11. Mike Jefferies, born 1975, excessive sound in motor vehicle, 900 Woodlawn Ave., July 14. Paige Walls, born 1990, criminal damaging or endangerment, 3200 Warsaw Ave., July 15. Pamela M. Breitbeil, born 1970, building code violation, 3200 Warsaw Ave., July 8. Shannon L. Whited, born 1985, resisting arrest, 3200 Warsaw Ave., July 15. Timothy Malone, born 1979, After hours in park, 800 Matson Place, July 16. Tina M. Brick, born 1972, drug abuse, soliciting prostitution and loitering to solicit, 800 Chateau Ave., July 16. Toshia Renee Spikes, born 1979, simple assault, 3200 Warsaw Ave., July 12. Christina R. Thompson, born 1968, disorderly conduct, 4400 W. Eighth St., July 7. Dandre Covington, born 1971, possession of drugs, 4000 W. Eighth St., July 10. Harry Strickland, born 1985, theft $300 to $5000, 4100 W. Liberty St., July 14. James McDonald, born 1982, disorderly conduct, 4300 W. Eighth St., July 15. John P. Crawford, born 1983, obstruction of official business, 600 Trenton Ave., July 17. John P Crawford, born 1983,, drug abuse, trafficking, obstruction of official business and possession of drugs, 4000 St. Lawrence Ave., July 17. Melissa Aleshire, born 1981, telecommunication harassment, 1100 Gilsey Ave., July 13. Ponnick Darden, born 1989, have weapon with conviction or indictment, drug abuse and carrying

concealed weapons, 1200 First Ave., July 16. Rico Phillips, born 1985, disorderly conduct, 4400 W. Eighth St., July 7. Steven Senteney, born 1988, 800 Hermosa Ave., July 13. Carlos Mayo, born 1987, robbery and domestic violence, 1200 Gilsey Ave., July 13. Charles Arnold James, born 1954, domestic violence, 1100 Coronado Ave., July 15. Kerry E. Gordon, born 1969, assault, 1600 Dewey Ave., July 18. Priscilla Ann Sims, born 1962, theft of credit card and misuse of credit card, 4200 Glenway Ave., July 13.

Incidents Aggravated burglary

1200 Purcell Ave., July 16. 3700 Westmont Drive, July 13.

Aggravated robbery

1800 Minion Ave., July 17. 3000 Mickey Ave., July 13. 4200 W. Eighth St., July 11.

Breaking and entering

6400 Gracely Drive, July 13.

7300 Forbes Road, July 14.

1200 Rosemont Ave., July 14. 1700 Grand Ave., July 16. 3100 Phillips Ave., July 13. 3400 Glenway Ave., July 12. 3400 Glenway Ave., July 9. 4000 Glenway Ave., July 14. 4500 Midland Ave., July 15. 4900 Glenway Ave., July 14.

1200 Gilsey Ave., July 11. 3400 Warsaw Ave., July 11. 3900 Glenway Ave., July 9.

Unauthorized use of motor vehicle

Burglary

900 Grand Ave., July 14.

Vehicle theft

6300 Gracely Drive, July 9. 6400 Gracely Drive, July 13. 1000 Academy Ave., July 10. 1000 Coronado Ave., July 15. 1000 Winfield Ave., July 10. 1200 Beech Ave., July 16. 1200 Considine Ave., July 16. 1200 Purcell Ave., July 16. 1800 Sunset Ave., July 10. 1800 Sunset Ave., July 11. 1800 Sunset Ave., July 16. 1900 Westmont Lane, July 16. 300 Crestline Ave., July 14. 4300 Carnation Circle, July 9. 800 Hermosa Ave., July 13. 900 McPherson Ave., July 16.

1000 Delmonte Place, July 13. 4100 W. Eighth St., July 16. 900 Elberon Ave., July 11.

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Felonious assault

6300 River Road, July 16. 3500 Warsaw Ave., July 11.

Grand theft

1000 Lockman Ave., July 13.

Grand theft

7300 Gracely Drive, July 14. 1500 Beech Ave., July 10. 3700 St. Lawrence Ave., July 9. 4000 St. Lawrence Ave., July 10. 4400 Ridgeview Ave., July 13. 700 Grand Ave., July 15. 700 Wells St., July 6. 800 Hermosa Ave., July 11. 900 Chateau Ave., July 10.

Petit theft

6300 River Road, July 14. 1000 Delmonte Place, July 10.

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5449 Dengail Drive: Louis, Scott M. and Jennifer M. to Burns, Allison L.; $166,000. 618 Ivyhill Drive: Earls, Anna Marie 3 to Jackson, John W. and Carol J.; $59,810. 843 Arborrun Drive: Butler, Tim C. and Donna A. to Kelsey, Patrick P. and Lisa; $325,000.

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Shawn Hodge, 19, drug possession at 5600 block of Hillside Avenue, July 20. Three juveniles, theft at 5025 Delhi Road, July 28. Juvenile, theft at 900 block of Neeb Road, July 23. Sarah Combs, 18, 5370 Westgrove Drive, disorderly conduct at 100 block of Pedretti Avenue, July 28. Juvenile, disorderly conduct while intoxicated, underage consumption, curfew violation at 100 block of Pedretti Avenue, July 28. Lindsay Fahrian, 30, 362 Applecreek Court, theft at 5025 Delhi Road, July 27. Donald Wilson, 19, 4255 Glenhaven Road, drug possession at 4200 block of Mayhew Avenue, July 27. Michael Smith, 18, 4466 St. Dominic Drive, drug possession at 4200 block of Mayhew Avenue, July 27. Jennifer Evans, 36, 860 Nebraska Ave., drug possession at 300 block of Pedretti Avenue, July 27. Fragious Bronaugh, 25, 2640 Fernview Court, drug possession at 400 block of Pedretti Avenue, July 24. Kevin Blackburn, 21, 6162 Cleves Warsaw Road, drug possession at 1000 block of Fashion Avenue, July 27. James Frey, 48, 6386 Revere Drive, drug possession at 6400 block of Rapid Run Road, July 26. Craig Thomas, 21, 1049 Fashion Ave., driving under suspension at Fashion & Style avenues, July 27. Jennifer Baxter, 20, 787 Neeb Road, driving under suspension at 4700

block of Delhi Road, July 25. Jeremiah Jackson, 27, 4520 Hillside Ave., driving under suspension at 5200 block of Hillside Avenue, July 21. Ira Partin, 39, 4276 Mayhew Ave., driving under suspension at 4200 block of Mayhew Avenue, July 23. Ruth Frederick, 35, 530 Hibernia Ave., theft at 5025 Delhi Road, July 22. Stephanie Kendrick, 21, No Address Given, disorderly conduct while intoxicated at 500 block of Rosemont Avenue, July 23. Dan Osbourne, 11, 358 Halidonhill Drive, buying beer for minor at 358 Halidonhill Drive, July 24. Tyler Mayer, 18, 4810 Basil Lane, underage consumption at 4800 block of Fehr Road, July 24. Charles Heston, 28, 819 Harris Ave., drug possession, obstructing official business at 400 block of Pedretti Avenue, July 16. Danny Couch, 24, 4763 Dale Ave., theft at 5025 Delhi Road, July 16. Ruth Frederick, 35, 530 Hibernia Ave., drug paraphernalia at 530 Hibernia Drive, July 18. Joseph Lagory, 37, 2888 Stout Road, drug paraphernalia at 4800 block of Delhi Road, July 19. Two Juveniles, burglary at 4300 block of Champdale Lane, July 21. Christopher Davis, 28, 2751 Fager Road, obstructing official business at 5800 block of Hillside Avenue, July 21.

Incidents Breaking and entering

Subway reported money stolen at 5061 Delhi Road, July 19. Petey Q reported break-in to business at 502 Pedretti Ave., July 19.

Burglary

Woman reported break-in at 4583 Patron Court, July 18.

Criminal damaging

Woman reported vehicle damaged at 463 Pedretti Ave., July 27. Woman reported cell phone damaged at 4382 Valence Drive, July 23. Identity theft Woman reported bank information used at 224 River Oaks Drive, July 24. Theft Man reported money stolen at 303 Glen Oaks Drive, July 22. Woman reported money, medicine stolen from purse at 5010 Alverno Valley Court, July 22. Man reported GPS, medical supplies, stolen from vehicle at 5449 Casual Court, July 23. Woman reported purse stolen from vehicle at 4270 Paul Road, July 23. Woman reported jewelry stolen at 994 Fashion Ave., July 20. Man reported vehicle stolen at 180 Riverama Drive, July 18. Man reported computer, camera, cell phone stolen from vehicle at 787 Neeb Road, July 19.

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Judson carnival

Residents of the Judson Care Center enjoyed a carnival held in the facility’s courtyard. Activities include face painting, a water balloon toss, spin art, ring and ball tosses, fishing and a balloon dart board. Volunteers from Franklin Savings Bank helped staff members. Residents also enjoyed the funnel cakes made by Troy Forkner. Staff member Erika Schneider is pictured helping Genevieve Ranes complete her spin art project.

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Roy Howell catches a water balloon tossed by a volunteer during the carnival at the Judson Care Center.

Frances Traver and Darlene Stephans did some fishing at the carnival at the Judson Care Center.

Air Force Airman Alexander L. Moore graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Moore He is the son of Patricia Reid of Starvue Drive, Cincinnati. Moore is a 2004 graduate of Oak Hills High School, Cincinnati. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Zarita J. Walker graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

She is the daughter of Venita Walker of Price Hill, and sister of Ryan Russell of New Berlin, Wis. Walker is a 2004 graduate of Hughes High School, Cincinnati. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core v a l u e s , Walker physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

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With the great success of the Friends of the Public Library’s June book sale, the Aug. Summer Warehouse Sale will include a great deal of new merchandise. The warehouse is at 8456 Vine St., Hartwell. Hours of the sale are: • 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 13, • 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, • 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, • Noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16. Members preview sale is 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12. “We sold out practically everything we had in June, to the tune of more than $87,000,” said Anne Keller, Friends’ Executive Director. “We’ve stockpiled books and other items but never unpacked them until now, and are now going through those items, sorting, pricing and shelving them for our sale Aug. 13-16 at the warehouse, 8456 Vine St. Included in the new offerings will be hundreds of boxes of books that we received from the estate of a book dealer. It will be a good assortment of books, DVDs, CDs, sets, and more.” There will be more than 80,000 used books, CDs, DVDs, sets, and even records (priced at $1 per vinyl disk) available at the four-day sale, where shoppers can walk through the aisles and pick books and other items from the shelves. Friends’ members can also take advantage of a sneak peak preview sale from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12. “If you’re not a member, you can join at the door during the preview sale for as little as $20 per year,”

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said Keller. “Then you’ll be notified on a regular basis of special Friends’ events, including book sales.” For more information

contact the warehouse at 513-369-6035, e-mail friendsofplch1@fuse.net, or visit http://friends.cincinnatilibrary.org/.

LEGAL NOTICE NUISANCE VIOLATION 4319 VALENCE Notice is hereby given to Stanley Ernst that property you own in Delhi Township contains excessive vegetation. The Delhi Township Board of Trustees has determined, at Resolution #2009-105, that the condition of the property constitutes a nuisance and is detrimental to the health, safety and general welfare of all persons who live, work or own property within Delhi Township. This notice shall serve as a formal order for you to address the nuisance violations at your property located at 4319 Valence Drive (also known as Parcel 540-00120171 of the Hamilton County Auditor’s Tax Plats), Delhi Township, Hamilton County, State of Ohio as described below: ∂ Cut all excessive vegetation, remove clippings there from, and maintain such at a height not to exceed 12” (all lawn areas); ∂ Remove all debris, or store indoors (boxes and garbage bags on drive and rear yard). If such excessive vegetation is not cut and removed and if such accumulated debris is not removed, or provision for such cutting and removal is not made within seven (7) days of publishing/posting of this notice, or a hearing before the Board of Trustees is not requested as specified below, the Board will provide for the cutting and removal, and any expenses incurred by the Board in performing such tasks will be entered upon the tax duplicate and will be a lien upon the properties from the date of entry. You have the right to request a hearing before the Board of Trustees within seven (7) days of publishing/posting of this notice. If requested, the hearing will be held at the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board. The Boards’ meetings are held on the second and last Wednesdays of each month commencing at 6:00 p.m. at 934 Neeb Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45233. At the hearing, you may appear in person or by counsel, may present evidence and examine witnesses. If a hearing is timely requested, action to abate the nuisance conditions will be stayed pending the hearing and further decision of the Board. Your request for a hearing before the Board may be submitted in writing to: Thomas R. Stahlheber, Zoning Inspector, Delhi Township Department of Development Services, 697 Neeb Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45233. 1001489449

PUBLIC NOTICE On July 15, 2009, an application was filed with the Federal Communications Commission in Washington, DC by Vernon R. Baldwin, Inc. seeking a change in the community of license for WNLT(FM), 104.3 MHz, from Harrison, Ohio to Delhi Hills, Ohio, and a relocation of its transmitter site to an existing tower identified by FCC Antenna Structure Registration No. 1011742 with a power of 2 kilowatts ERP and an antenna height of 136 meters. The officers, directors and owners of the applicant are Vernon R. Baldwin and Marcella Baldwin. A copy of the application, amendments and related materials are on file for public inspection at 8686 Michael Lane, Fairfield, Ohio during normal business hours. 6364

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The Grimme, Hayden, Huser, Mollner, Reiring, Treft and Weigand families, along with friends Alex Arar, Nick Barnette, Emily Bley, Peter Faillace and Robert Williams, took the Delhi Press along on a trip to Fripp Island, S.C.

Pictured at Dollywood are Delhi Township residents Olivia Kutzleb, Jaymee Anthony and Lindsey Knorr.

Joan Villasanti, a special education teacher for Cincinnati Public Schools, is pictured in front of her house in Paraguay. She spends her vacation in the school she founded for extemely poor and handicapped children.

ALL PHOTOS PROVIDED. SEND PHOTOS TO: MEMRAL@COMMUNITYPRESS.COM.

Readers on vacation

These readers took their Community Press newspaper on vacation. When you take your next trip, take along your newspaper, snap a photo, and e-mail it to westnews@communitypress.com.

Peri and Dave Russo, Kim and Barry Backscheider, Michelle and Mark Castleman, and Chris and Tom Backscheider enjoyed the Western Hills Press while touring the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Two milestone birthdays were celebrated during the weekend getaway.

Visiting Dollywood in Gatlinburg, Tenn., are Marty, Connie and David Lemmink, and Samantha and Jaymee Anthony.

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FLORIDA

Vacation in Sunny Florida! Picture yourself on the beautiful Anna Maria Island beach! $499/wk + tax. Just steps from the beach. 513-236-5091 www.beachesndreams.net

BeautifulBeach.com leads you to NW Florida’s Beach Vacation Rentals along the beaches of South Walton. Luxurious gulf-front homes, seaside condos and cottages. Dune Allen Realty, 50 yrs of excellent service and accommodations. 888-267-2121 or visit www.BeautifulBeach.com

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

CLEARWATER - Indian Rocks Beach 2br, 2ba Gulf Front condo. Heated pool, balcony. Many up grades. 513-771-1373, 260-3208 www.go-qca.com/condo

DESTIN. Beautiful, luxury 2 BR, 2 BA Oceanfront condos. Heated pool, spas, kids pool & tennis. Covered prkng, sleeps 6. Local own er. www.us-foam.com/destin Ofc513-528-9800, eves 513-752-1735 DESTIN. Edgewater Beach Condos on the Gulf. 1-3 BR, beachfront, pvt balconies, FREE Wi-Fi, beach set-up (in season) & use of new fitness ctr. New massage/facial salon, 2 pools (1 heated), FREE $20 gift cert to pool grill (weekly rentals in season). Call or visit our website for lastminute specials. 800-822-4929 www.edgewaterbeach.com

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Delhi Township residents Jenice and Bob Miller took the Delhi Press along on their trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. The trip included 18 members of their family.

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FLORIDA

EAST COAST, NEW SMYRNA BEACH Luxurious oceanfront condos & vacation homes. Closest & best beach to Dinsey. Ocean Properties Vacation Rentals 800-728-0513 www.oceanprops.com

MARCO ISLAND The Chalet, 3 Bdrm, 3 Ba, on the beach. Pool, tennis, beautiful sunsets. Three month rental minimum. Avail Nov. thru April for $7000/mo. Local owner. 513-315-1700

MARCO ISLAND The South Seas Condo , 2 Bdrm, 2 Ba with direct beach ac cess. Pool, tennis, fishing dock. Bring your boat or use ours (add’l cost). Avail Nov. thru April for $2500/mo. Local owner. 513-315-1700 NAPLES - New all incl golf/tennis comm, beaut furn 2 BR/2 BA condo overlooking 27 hole champ GC, mo rentals at reasonable rates, not avail Jan-Mar 2010. 513-312-5799, Doug.

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

DESTIN. New, nicely furnished 2 br, 2 ba condo. Gorgeous Gulf view. Pools, golf course. Discount late Summer & Fall rates. 513-561-4683 Visit arieldunes.us or twcondo.us

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RAVENWOOD CASTLE: A MOST UNUSUAL GETAWAY Visit a “medieval castle” on a high hilltop on 115 secluded and forested acres of the most beautiful area of Southeast Ohiothe Hocking Hills! Owners Sue & Jim Maxwell are creating the most unusual guest experience of stepping back 800 years in a reconstruction of a “12th century Norman castle.” The Maxwells have traveled throughout England & Scotland & have always loved castles & the medieval era. Although the building is new, the couple has been collecting architectural antiques for several years. Each guest room or suite has a stained glass window, usually in the bedroom, a Victorian fireplace mantel with a gas log unit, antique light fixtures and some have beautiful old doors. The wood mouldings around the door & windows & the 5 stairways are inspired by centuries old motifs from Great Britain’s stately homes & castles. Most rooms also have a French door with a balcony, private deck overlooking the forest. There are also “medieval” themed cottages with fireplaces and whirlpools. Ravenwood has

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LEELANAU VACATION RENTALS Over 120 condos, cottages and homes on Lake Michigan, Glen Lake and other inland lakes. Call 231-334-6100 or visit www.leelanau.com/vacation

NEW YORK its own food service for guests, so they can spend their entire visit immersed in solitude if they wish, surrounded by tall trees, huge rocks, the castle‘s own hiking trails and plenty of peace and quiet. Or guests can drive the few miles to outside attractions & other dramatic scenery in the Hocking Hills. Ravenwood offers popular “murder mystery” weekends and also plans “medieval dinners”, getaway workshops, and other special events. Facilities are also perfect for small weddings and other festive occasions. The building has no steps into the 1st floor level - a “drawbridge” leads from the driveway to the massive front door and the first floor guest rms. Nearby are caves, waterfalls, lots of hiking trails, a scenic railway, arts & crafts studios & shop, antique malls and much more. There are often midweek discounts and a special “Royal Family” Adventure Package in the summer.

For info call 800-477-1541 or visit www.ravenwoodcastle.com

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MANHATTAN--NYC HOTEL $129/2 persons. Singles $124. Suites $139-$159. Lincoln Ctr area, Hudson River views, 18 flrs, kitchenette, 5 mins to midtown, safe, quiet, luxury area. RIVERSIDE TOWER, Riverside & 80th St. Call 1-800-724-3136 or visit: www.riversidetowerhotel.com

NORTH CAROLINA EMERALD ISLE. Ocean Front luxury vacation homes with community pool. Call for free brochure. 800-245-7746 Spinnaker’s Reach Realty www.SpinnakersReach.com

SOUTH CAROLINA Hilton Head Island, SC

Visit www.hhisland.info and plan a getaway with Seashore Vacations. Our beach is free. Specials available for golf, tennis, dining, more. Visit our

site or call toll free: 800-845-0077.

N. MYRTLE BEACH Coastal Condos, Inc. 1-4 bdrm oceanfront & ocean view units. Call 1-800-951-4880 or visit www.coastalcondos.com SEABROOK EXCLUSIVES Villas & Private Homes. Ocean, golf, tennis, equestrian. Pet friendly rentals. Free brochure. Book online! 888-718-7949. www.seabrookexclusives.com

TENNESSEE PANAMA CITY BEACH Family Atmosphere! Your Best Vacation Value! 800-354-1112 www.Summerhouse.com RONTUNDA WEST. 3 br, 4 ba private home w/lanai & pool. Sleeps 6. 15 min to beaches. Prime dates avail Oct, Nov & Dec ’09. Local owner. 513/248-2231 flvacarentals@aol.com

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

SIESTA KEY. Gulf front condo, beach view from balcony. Bright & airy, nicely appointed, all amenities. Cinci owner. 232-4854. The Best Crescent Beach Vacation!

BROWN COUNTY. Treat your family to a visit to Indiana’s family playground! Comfort Inn, in the ! of all of Nashville’s attractions. 812-988-6118 choicehotels.com

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

TENNESSEE A Beautiful Luxury Log Cabin Resort minutes from Dollywood & Pigeon Forge! Great amenities, pet friendly cabins. Excellent rates! Call now or visit us online www.hiddenspringsresort.com 1-888-HSR-TENN (477-8366) CHALET VILLAGE www.chaletvillage.com Cozy cabins to luxurious chalets Fully furnished, hot tubs, pool tables. Check SPECIALS, availability and book online 24/7, or call 1-800-722-9617 GATLINBURG. Affordable rates. Fully furnished. 1-8 bdrms. Chalets, Cabins, Privacy, Views, Hot Tubs, Jacuzzis, Fireplaces. 1-800-235-2661 www.alpinechaletrentals.com www.AUNTIEBELHAMS.com Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge. Vacation in a beautiful log cabin or chalet with hot tub, Jacuzzi, views & pool tables. Call about specials! 800-436-6618

www.NorrisLakeCedarCottage.com Great 2 BR, 1½ bath cottage on the water. Sleeps 7. Two fireplaces, pri vate boat dock. $650/wk, $220 wknd. 865-363-4330 865-966-1775

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