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Anne Rich of Indian Hill, left, Lori Wendling of Ft. Thomas, Lauri Robertson of Anderson Township and Marilyn Dolle of Wyoming enjoy drinks at the Evening of Hope. Greeted by the catchy cadences and colorful showmanship of the St. Xavier High School drumline, the nearly 250 guests knew they were in for a dynamic, one-of-a-kind night at the recent Fourth Annual “Evening of Hope… A Celebration of Life."


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Wyoming eases into state testing changes By Kelly McBride

Hands-in learning Puppetry has brought to life fifth-grade imaginations at Sharonville Elementary, as students have drawn inspiration from scraps of material, snippets of fur and samples of jewelry to add animation to artwork. See Schools, A5

Primary colors It may have been a dress rehearsal, but yesterday's primary elections had the feel of the "real thing," from presidential primaries to statehouse primaries and local issues. Find out who won and who lost, and share your thoughts at

Winter heats up And speaking of winners and losers, the high school winter tournament season continues. Follow your favorite team and find out where they go next, or if they have gone home. See Sports, A6

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Commander Joseph Hubbard served aboard the USS San Francisco during World War II. PROVIDED

Film captures pearls from Harbor children By Kelly McBride

GLENDALE — The attack on Pearl Harbor is taught in history classes, watched in movies and remembered every Dec. 7. It's been told from many points of view, from the soldier's experience to the historical significance. One perspective hasn't been documented. A child's memories of that day. They're in their ‘70s and ‘80s now, but as children who were at Pearl Harbor that day, many still have vivid memories of the attack. That's what filmmakers Jerry Sisser and Glenn Burris are preserving in their documentary, "Children of Pearl Harbor." Burris's mother-in-law was one of those children. Anne Shambaugh remembers her mom driving her dad, a Navy commander, to the base that day. As they arrived, planes swarmed overhead, and shrapnel pierced their car. "My father ordered my mother out of the car, got in the driver's seat, and left." Though he survived that attack, that was the last time Anne and her brother, Joe Hubbard, saw their father. Hubbard, a toddler at the time, was too young to remember the attack, but it changed his life.

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Families were evacuated, and the Hubbards returned to the Midwest, without their father. Commander Hubbard was killed a year later, in the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. He was honored posthumously with the Navy Cross, one of the highest honors the Navy awards for combat heroism. The USS Hubbard, a destroyer escort, was launched a year after the commander's death. Today, his son, a resident and former mayor of Glendale, said that military legacy was a strong motivator in his decision to attend the U.S. Naval Academy. The Hubbard family's story is one of a handful fea-

tured in the documentary, though filmmakers need funding to complete the project. They have turned to Kickstarter, an online funding platform for creative projects. A product is posted on the site, often with a video and written summary of the project, along with a description of the need for funding. Benefactors make pledges through the site. The platform includes a time limit, so if the goal isn't met in the allotted time frame, no money changes hands. The deadline for "Children of Pearl Harbor" is April 1. Burris said the funds will help them travel to their subjects, to film the stories using their own equipment. He said the filmmaker pair have personally funded about a third of the project, but are asking for about $69,000 through Kickstarter. The video and information on how to pledge can be found at "Survivors who were children at that time are fewer and fewer," Burris said. "These folks are not young, so it's urgent to do this documentary. "The perspective of a juvenile civilian is very different than an adult's," he said of the film's unique approach. See HARBOR, Page A2

WYOMING — The school district is preparing students for state changes in assessment, through framework that paces curriculum revisions over several years. Assistant Superintendent Susan Wells Brunke outlined the plan to align the curriculum to newly adopted state standards. Most of the district's teachers have been involved in the revisions in core content areas of math, science, social studies, math and English/language arts. They're starting now, to ease the students into the changes before the state implements the new assessments in the 20142015 school year. Math was revised last year, science and social studies are the focus this year, and English/language arts will be revised in the 2012-2013 school year. Brunke Teachers are also planning for implementation of the changes, identifying which concepts will be de-emphasized, which will be emphasized, and what opportunities exist to weave in the new curriculum before the changes take effect. "Teachers are working very hard," Wells Brunke said. "Even though the state has adopted new standards students are still being tested on the old standards, until the 20142015 school year," Wells Brunke said. "It's a bit of a juggling act for the teachers because their students are still being assessed on old standards, and at the same time have to prepare for new standards and assessments in a few years." The process will include pacing guides, which outline by quarter which topics or concepts will be taught. "Assessment data are analyzed and used to make instructional and curricular modifications and used to also determine professional development needs," Wells Brunke said. "We will take the big concepts, and break them down by quarter," she said. "This helps so that all of the teachers teach the same big concepts each quarter." At the same time, teachers will be evaluating textbooks and other resources. "A survey will be conducted to determine the importance of various components," Wells Brunke said, among them digital content, multi-media, differentiated reading levels. "We will make modifications as needed" Wells Brunke said. "A transition to e-textbooks is in the near future," she said, "however the district will still need to work on an infrastructure to support this." For more about your community, visit

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Convention center director to retire Greiner leaving after 20 years Staff Report SHARONVILLE — After 20 years as the executive director of the Sharonville Convention Center, Will Greiner has announced he will retire May 1. Greiner advised Sharonville Mayor Virgil Lovitt last year of his plan to retire in 2012, but hadn’t decided on a date. He wanted to ensure seeing the opening of the fully expanded center, now scheduled for completion in late March. Greiner was hired as the director in 1992, two

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years prior to the opening of the original convention center. He has overseen more than 10,000 events that have taken place in the Center since that time. “The Sharonville Convention Center has had a very positive economic impact on Greater Cincinnati and the new expansion and renovation will continue to create jobs and opportunities for the region.” Lovitt said. “We’re sorry to lose Will, but know he has a lot of exciting things planned for his retirement years. He will always be a part of our city of Sharonville family.” For more about your community, visit Get regular Sharonville updates by signing up for our email newsletter. Visit

BRIEFLY Pillich office hours in Montgomery

State Rep. Connie Pillich will be holding open office hours from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, March 12, at Rudino’s Pizza, Grinders & Sports. 9730 Montgomery Road.Pillich has open office hours twice a month at different locations throughout her district, where residents can come to discuss issues and ideas with her. The 28th District includes Arlington Heights, Blue Ash, Evendale, Forest Park, Glendale, Lockland, Lincoln Heights, Montgomery, Reading, Sharonville, Springdale, Woo-

dlawn, Wyoming and parts of Sycamore and Springfield townships.

Diabetes workshop

The Springdale Health Department is offering the Healthy U Diabetes Self-Management Program. It is part of the Chronic Disease SelfManagement Program developed by Stanford University, which strives to help people build self-confidence, maintain their health and manage their chronic health conditions. This free six-week program is a small group workshop that is designed to enhance the

effectiveness of medical treatment and diabetes education given by the participant’s health care team. The focus is on solving problems common to those with Type 2 diabetes. The program is evidence based. It has been proven to improve the quality of life and to save money by reducing health care expenses for the participants. Participants learn to manage their health through diet and exercise changes, using medications correctly, managing sleep and fatigue, and improving communication with family members, friends and health care

providers. For more information or to enroll, call 3465727. Call soon as enrollment is limited.

Pilates class

Springdale Parks and Recreation is now offering Pilates, at 7 p.m. Mondays. The class is taught at the Springdale Community Center by certified Pilates Trainer Nalissa, who has more than 20 years experience. Please bring an exercise mat. The Community Center is at 11999 Lawnview Ave, Springdale. Contact Springdale Parks and Recreation at 346-3910 for more information.

Sharonville in good health By Kelly McBride

SHARONVILLE — As health commissioner, Dennis Propes has summed up the four Ps of public health. He presented his annual report to City Council, outlining the mission of the Health Department.

Prevention: "Our No. 1 activities in this regard are childhood immunizations and flu shots," Propes said in his report. "Combined, we administered over 647 doses of vaccine to children and adults." Promotion: "We can never promote the department and its mission enough, and (in 2011) we

held seven presentations and events that served over 835 citizens," he said. Protection: "Inspections, inspections, inspections. By conducting over 1,120 inspections (in 2011) we have insured that the restaurants, groceries, schools, pools and hotels are safe to visit for people who live, work or play in Sharonville. Preparedness: "Our department has attended 11 trainings and participated in three drills and exercises," he said, "to ensure that if a major event was to strike in Sharonville, the Health Department would be prepared." Propes reported a balanced budget of

$367,345, which was reduced from the 2010 budget of $443,532. "Our standard of normal is often skewed by what we do every day," Propes said, "so compared to years past, when we had global pandemics, changes in rules and unbelievable living conditions in an apartment comples, 2011 was normal. "It amazes me what the Health Department finds as normal."


never seen their parents afraid of anything." "Normally, we hear about the people that fight the wars," Hubbard said. "We don't hear about the families that are affected by the wars, the suffering of the people that are left behind. "This Anne gives a Shambaugh more complete picture of what wars are about."

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The attack on Pearl Harbor happened during the holiday season. Families were evacuated, so there was no time to adjust to Joe Hubbard the change. "You're leaving everything behind," Burris said. "How did that impact these children? "In some cases, they talk about their parents being terrified. They had

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Remarkable life whispers loudly Marguerite Levy Feibelman is the personification of independence, pluck and tenacity. She was determined to survive the Holocaust, resolved to get an education and dedicated 21 years to writing Evelyn “Whisper Perkins Your COLUMNIST Name Into My Ear.” You may learn of her journey and the book at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at the Glendale Community Library, 980 Willow near the corner of Willow and Sharon Road. Marguerite will have a book signing and presentation. Her words and this compelling book will touch you in a very personal way. Marguerite was born in Mannheim, Germany. As her father was FrenchAlsatian, they were considered French. He owned a prosperous paint factory. Astutely aware of the growing Nazi threat, on March 1, 1934, he sold it, moved his family to Paris and established the second largest paint factory in France. They lived in a very nice neighborhood near the Eiffel Tower. June of 1940 brought another move, as the family joined 12 million Jews in the Exodus to flee the Nazis. They ultimately escaped to the French Alps with papers forged by Marguerite, and Chris-

Marguerite Levy-Feibelman in the Glendale Community Library with her book, "Whisper Your Name Into My Ear." Behind her is a map of Belgium, France and The Netherlands. EVELYN PERKINS/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS tian names in order to blend with the populace. The book is a memoir of life in France at that time. Every line is historical fact. Marguerite has given two talks at the University of Cincinnati, presented at The Freedom Center in October 2011, and will speak at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. “I talk about what life was like for a French girl and her Jewish family in occupied France, the initiatives and risks we had to take in order to survive; the character that such circumstances forged,” she said. Against her mother’s wishes, she joined the Resistance that helped

liberate the Alps Aug.15, 1944. “I became aware of the vulnerability of my country long before I was cognizant of my own vulnerability,” she said. The danger was palpable, but her courage and determination to survive and help her family was stronger. Driven by an intense hunger to learn, Marguerite studied for her baccalaureate degree after working all day in a tuberculosis hospital. Having no school transcripts, no birth certificate and only forged papers, she was forced to ask for a special dispensation to sit for exams. The dean of admis-

sions at Universite de Grenoble asked her to whisper her name into his ear. She had interacted with a family named “Reich,” and so that was the name she gave. When the dean began writing, Marguerite became fearful that he was turning her over to the Gestapo. Instead, he wrote his permission on university letterhead for her to register to pass her exams. Marguerite earned her License des Lettres in philosophy from the Sorbonne in 1944-1947 and wrote her sociology thesis at Columbia University in 1947-1948. She married in 1950 and the couple moved to Cincinnati. In 1954 they relocated to Evendale, and walked their dog everyday in Glendale for 20 years. Although Marguerite’s osteoporosis prevents such participation, her husband maintains his regimen. The book weaves the story of the Levy family before, during and after WWII. All historical facts were thoroughly researched from actual documents, articles and BBC broadcasts. The author actually lived these experiences and tells her own story. Many thanks to Cynthia Beischel for connecting me with this remarkable woman. Evelyn Perkins writes a regular column about people and events in the Tri-County Press area. Send items for her column to 10127 Chester Road, Woodlawn, 45215, or call her directly at 772-7379.


Acrylic, water colors featured By Kelly McBride

SHARONVILLE — The Sharonville Fine Arts Center will offer insight from two artists in upcoming workshops. Rosemarie Bloch's acrylic paintings will be featured at the center, from April 7 through April 28. The Okeana artist’s show is titled "The Shape of the Grid," and features paintings on various shaped canvases, with an emphasis on grids. A reception will be held noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21. Bloch will head a mini workshop in acrylics at the center, 11165 Reading Road, from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 14. Reservations are required, and supplies will be included in the $25 fee. More information about Bloch, and examples of her artwork can be found at In May, an artist from St. Leon, Indiana, will teach an introductory lesson on watercolor painting. The May 19 workshop starts at 10 a.m., and runs until noon. Supplies will be included in the $25 fee. "We will paint a simple sunflower," Ward said. "Your painting will be similar to this," she said of her artwork. Information about Ward's exhibits and demonstrations can be found at "I'm very excited to have them both," Amy

Rosemarie Bloch will hold a mini workshop in acrylics, with an emphasis on grids. PROVIDED

Deb Ward will show budding watercolor artists how to paint this sunflower. PROVIDED Bryce, executive director of the Sharonville Fine Arts Center, said. "Not only are they both excellent artists, they are also both established teachers. "Workshops with good teachers are a great way for experienced artists to brush up," she said, "and a great short trial for people who are considering a class.” Register at

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Wyoming plans Fun Run, pancakes By Kelly McBride

WYOMING — The Wyoming School Foundation is offering an opportunity to work up an appetite before its annual pancake breakfast. The inaugural 5K Fun Run on Saturday, March 17, benefits the foundation’s endowment fund, with earnings distributed to Wyoming City Schools. Proceeds also will benefit Wyoming Youth Services. “These funds will help ensure that our schools have the best materials, state-of-the-art facilities and innovative programs necessary to continue the tradition of excellence long

associated with Wyoming City Schools,” Pat Seuberling, executive director of the Wyoming School Foundation said in a news release. Foundation trustees Scott Boster and Richard Hartke came up with the idea of a fun run. “The Fun Run should be a race involving students in the Wyoming schools,” Boster said. “These are the people that the foundation benefits and we believe that they would be motivated and excited to be involved.” Wyoming Superintendent Susan Lang said the run is a good fit with the district’s Health and Wellness Initiative. “The Wyoming Schools

are happy to support the Wyoming School Foundation’s upcoming Fun Run,” Lang said. “As part of our mission to educate the whole child, these types of activities promote making healthy choices and improving the physical wellbeing of our students. “In addition, participation in this event also promotes the concept of philanthropy and of supporting charitable causes,” she said. “It’s a fun way for students to give back to the foundation and ultimately to their schools.” The March 17 event starts with registration opening at 6:30 a.m. and the race beginning at 7:30 a.m. The course starts at the corner of Worthington and

Beech streets, and winds through the neighborhood. Entry fees for the run are $35 for adults, $25 for grades five through 12, $15 for grades kindergarten through fourth. The fee includes breakfast from 8-11 a.m. at the Civic Center. Race-day registration will cost an additional $5. Participants can register at Prizes will include medals for first place male and female runners in several brackets: each grade from kindergarten through 12; ages 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 5059, and over age 60. “In addition, student involvement is being encouraged with the potential to win a Graeter’s ice cream

party,” Seuberling said. “The idea is that it’s a competition between grades, so it’ll be fifth grade against sixth grade, seventh against eighth grade, ninth against tenth grade, eleventh against twelfth grade, and the elementary schools against each other. “The winning grades and elementary school are determined by runner participation percentage.” The event is being sponsored by Ulmer & Berne, LLP; Wyoming Business Association, Judy Hand Design, Cosmic Pizza, Gabby’s Café, Graeter’s and Empress Chili. For more about your community, visit

‘Heart and soul’ of Gorman Farm retiring By Leah Fightmaster

After14 years at Gorman Heritage Farm, Sandra Murphy is hanging up her “executive director” hat in exchange for her new “retired” one. “It was a hard decision,” Murphy said. “But it’s time to pass the reins on to someone else.” Murphy, a Montgomery resident who began working at the Gorman farm after the Gormans donated it to the Cincinnati Nature Center, started in 1993. When the farm was transferred to the Village of Evendale in 2003, Murphy remained the associate director, who oversees the

overall operation of the farm, the volunteers and gardens. It is those volunteers who she said she will miss most about her job at the farm. “After many years, I’ve become very close to them,” she said. “They’re the best kind of people there are. They are very generous and hardworking.” Along with the people, the farm and what it is about is what she will miss as well. The unpredictability, spontaneity and day-to-day offerings are different, she said. She added she “loves the fact that no two days are alike.” While Murphy will miss her job, she plans on returning as a volunteer after tak-

Sandra Murphy, who has been involved with the Gorman Heritage Farm since 1993, announced her retirement and will continue to serve as executive director through spring. While she will be missed in her current position, she will continue to work as a volunteer at the farm after taking some time off. THANKS TO VICKI FOSTER

ing some time off. She said she will miss her job, and other Gorman farm employees will miss her as executive director. Vicki Foster, marketing and communications director at Gorman Heritage Farm, said she will miss the



wisdom Murphy brings to the farm, that she knows all about the gardens and the animals, and “she can figure anything out.” “(Murphy) is the heart and soul,” she said. “... She is steady, wise, patient and thought goes into every-

thing. ... She reminds us our jobs are hard work but they’re still fun.” Foster said the farm will go on, but the legacy she will leave will help them when the next person comes in. A non-profit consultant firm, Smith, Beers, Yunker and Co., is heading the search for her successor, but Murphy did not know whether she will have a hand in choosing the next executive director. She will continue to serve as executive director through the spring. “It’s a lot of hard work, but an opportunity for creative problem solving and interacting with people,” Murphy said. “It’s a dream job for anyone who likes this kind of thing”

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MND students honored by Good Sam Hospital

Mount Notre Dame High School seniors Emma Beyer and Alex Crumb present their donation to Good Samaritan's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. THANKS TO CHERI LEHRTER

Mount Notre Dame High School seniors Emma Beyer of Liberty Township and Alex Crumb of West Chester Township were recognized by Good Samaritan Hospital for their fundraising efforts benefitting the hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. As the culmination of MND’s MAP (My Action Plan) Program a four-year empowerment program – each student completes a Capstone Service Project their senior year. Beyer and Crumb quickly determined that they wanted to do something to benefit the NICU at Good Sam. The students hosted a Pearls by Allison jewelry party, showcasing the designs of Mount Notre Dame parent Allison Warning of Sycamore Township. Warning was delighted to be a part of the

girls’ project. “Emma and Alex did an excellent job identifying a need in the community and finding a solution. Their enthusiasm and attention to detail in their communications for the raffle and jewelry sale resulted in a successful fundraiser for the hospital. It was truly a pleasure to help them reach their goal,” Warning said. Beyer, who plans to study nursing in college has a strong passion for pediatrics and was so pleased to be able to organize a fundraiser that resulted in a $1,800 donation to Good Sam’s NICU. The hospital was extremely grateful for the girls’ passion and generosity. The funds will be used to improve facilities and to purchase books and toys used by both patients and siblings. Beyer and Crumb were re-

cently featured in the hospital’s magazine, Trinity, where nurse manager of the NICU, Suzanne Mullins, was quoted saying, “This donation means more than new books and toys for siblings of our NICU babies. This donation is a contribution towards improving the quality of the stay for NICU families and siblings. We are so grateful for Emma and Alex and their passion, dedication and willingness to help.” Mount Notre Dame Head of School Larry Mock of Amberley Village is proud of the work of Emma and Alex. “This is really a fantastic winwin moment. Emma and Alex were able to grow from the experience while providing a wonderful gift to the Neonatal Unit at Good Sam.”


Barbara Stark's fifth-grade art students learned a lesson in art and language arts as they created puppets with a story to tell. KELLY MCBRIDE/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Puppets link art, language arts By Kelly McBride

Bethany School second-graders delved into the animal kingdom with their research projects. These projects culminated in artistic and oral presentations to their schoolmates and parents. Faith Fuller was proud to tell about the sea star she researched, and show her diorama of their habitat. THANKS TO SCOTT BRUCE


SHARONVILLE — Puppetry has brought to life fifth-grade imaginations at Sharonville Elementary, as students have drawn inspiration from scraps of material, snippets of fur and samples of jewelry to add animation to artwork. As the puppets took shape, stories emerged as part of the project in Barbara Stark's art class. Some students used the treasures to inspire their puppets, and others created their puppets to fit a storyline already in the works. The project was molded from a half-gallon milk carton and a set of values from which students could create their stories. As the carton was sliced open, a hinge created a mouth from which the stories could emerge. Caylor Jarvis' cousin was get-


The School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) Committee at Evendale Elementary School set up an educational display during parent conference nights. It demonstrated the large number of teaspoons of sugar in drinks that children and adults consume daily. Healthy alternatives such as white milk, water, zero calorie sports drinks and diet sodas were also displayed. Ricardo Foster, second-grader, and his brother Ronnie, a preschooler at Woodlawn Elementary, view the display and are amazed at the sugar content of the various drinks. THANKS TO MARJORIE MILLENNOR

Glendale Elementary third-grade students look on as Jazen Hyde places a “building” on the city grid, brought byCatherine Carrell, a Junior Achievementvolunteer. The goal is to establish a partnership of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacythrough a program called JA for your classroom. THANKS TO JOANNE SCHEHR

ting married, and she used that as her inspiration to create a bride. She used sheer white paper for the dress, and adorned her bride with earrings. Amber McGuire made a movie star, using pipe cleaners for hair, dressing the puppet in leopard print and adorning it with earrings and necklace. And topped off with a fur. Ayla Carter said she enjoyed designing and assembling her puppet. "You can show your creativity," she said of the project. Each puppet had a story to tell, and students i incorporated values such as respect, responsibility, courage and perseverance among others. "Mine was a cowgirl who loved animals," McKenna Culter said. "She always has time for friends and family," she said, "and she's honest and kind."

Stark said the visual inspiration of a puppet helped many students to create a storyline. "Once they have a writing prompt, they can build on that," she said. The students also learned principles of design, such as pattern and color, as well as artistic processes such as painting, prints and 3D sculpture. Combining the art elements along with lessons in language arts and values was important to Stark. "We always try to tie the assignments into other subject areas," she said. "Language arts and art have those same kinds of things." For more about your community, visit Get regular Sharonville updates by signing up for our email newsletter. Visit





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Hancock signs on for Wyoming Former coordinator earns promotion WYOMING — At its regular Board Meeting Feb. 27, the Wyoming Board of Education unanimously approved the hiring of Aaron Hancock as the head football coach of the Wyoming Cowboys. Aaron replaces legendary head coach Bernie Barre, who announced that he will be retiring from education at the conclusion of the 2012 school year. “I am pleased to announce the Board of Education has appointed Aaron Hancock as head football coach of Wyoming High School to succeed Bernie Barre who will be retiring in July,” said Susan Lang, Superintendent. “A seven-member interview committee comprised of parents, staff, administration and a Board member recommended him from over 56 applicants from 11 different States. As a teacher in the building for the past11years, Aaron is dedicated to each and every student and has encouraged their talents. Not only is he knowledgeable and passionate about football, his excellence as a teacher as well as a coach has earned respect from students, parents, colleagues, and community members. He understands and appreciates the tradition of Wyoming football and will work hard to continue the success of the program.” “I am excited about the opportunity to lead the Wyoming Cowboys and the future of this program.”saidCoachHancock.“Iunderstand the long lasting tradition of Wyoming football and look forward to our future success”

Aaron Hancock was named as Wyoming's new head football coach on Feb. 27, replacing the retiring Bernie Barre. THANKS TO ROD APFELBECK

Coach Hancock has been part of the Wyoming football family for the past 11 years. He has served as the defensive coordinator the past four seasons. During his time on the staff, the program has won five conference championships, had an undefeated season and won a regional championship. In 2001, Aaron began teaching at Wyoming and through his career has coached football and wrestling. He has also been the strength and conditioning coach for the past six years. “I am very excited about Aaron being our head football coach”Wyoming Athletic Director Scott Kaufman said. “Aaron possesses everything we were looking for in a head coach— he is a strong leader in the building and in the community and he has a great knowledge and passion for the game of football. There is no doubt he will be able to effectively build upon the strong foundation created by past head coaches Bernie Barre, Gary Jump and Bob Lewis.”

Cowboy duo corralled By Scott Springer

Princeton’s Kelsey Mitchell (14) scores and gets fouled by against Ursuline’s Kate Reilly (13). JOSEPH FUQUA II/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Lady Vikings dig deeper By Nick Dudukovich

SHARONVILLE — The Princeton Lady Vikings (21-3) continued their playoff-winning ways with a 50-42 district final victory over Ursuline Academy. Sophomore sensation Kelsey Mitchell was 9-of-18 from the floor and scored 23 points during the contest, which was played at Harrison High School March 3. Not only does Mitchell lead the team in scoring (20.5), but she also leads in assists (3.9), steals (3.2) and rebounds (5.2). While those stats will garner any player a lot of attention, Princeton head coach Jill Phillips believes that Mitchell is having the most fun when she is facilitating for her teammates. “I really think Kelsey gets as much or more enjoyment out of setting up her teammates to score,” Phillips said by e-mail. “All of my players are very unselfish and it really makes me smile to see them get excited for each other during games.” Princeton entered the district game coming off a dominating performance at the Harrison sectional. The squad defeated its first two opponents, Woodward and Northwest by a combined score of 153-28. In the sectional finals, Feb. 24,

Princeton’s Emily Roper (12) blocks the shot of Ursuline’s Sarah Reilly (11). JOSEPH FUQUA II/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

the Vikings were able to flex their playoff might with a 61-46 win over Greater Miami Conference rival Lakota West. “The Lakota West win was a good win for us. They chose to play in our bracket so as a team we talked about that game being about respect,” Phillips said. Princeton resumes postseason play against the winner of Colerain/Kettering Fairmont in the regional semifinals at Wright State University March 8. Tipoff is set for 8 p.m., according to the Southwest Ohio District Athletic Board website. Coming off a first-round bye, the Princeton High School boys

basketball (17-4) team wasn’t fazed after falling behind 6-0 early to Sycamore in secondround sectional tournament play at Hamilton High School Feb. 28. The squad led by just one point early in the fourth quarter, but ended up pulling away for a 62-53 victory. Senior guard Deion Isham led Princeton with 21 points and junior guard/forward Eric Tivis scored 11 points. Senior guard Nate McGill had five points, five assists and four steals. Senior forward AJ Williams scored16 points to lead Sycamore, sophomore guard Zach Farquhar had 15 points and junior forward Mason Morgan had 10 points. No. 6 sectional seed Princeton beat No. 20 seed Sycamore twice during the regular season, as part of the Greater Miami Conference schedule. “It’s hard to beat a team three times, and Sycamore has gotten better and better,” Princeton coach Mike Anderson said. “We just came together as a team tonight.” The Vikings played Walnut Hills in the sectional finals at the University of Cincinnati March 5 (after Tri-County Press deadline). Visit for the latest stories and scores. Gannett News Service contributed to this report.

WYOMING— Ifanything,itwas a proud weekend of wrestling for Wyoming coach Brian Pitman, not only did two Cowboys qualify for the state meet in Columbus, but so didhisnephew,juniorTravisBoyd of Blanchester in the 220-pound Division III class. From his own crew, Pitman delivered seniors Corbin Guggenheim and Aluor Nyamor to the Schottenstein Center. Guggenheim came in 29-15 at 132 pounds, while Nyamor sported a 30-6 record at170 pounds. Given the difficult competition, Guggenheim’s goal was to place, especially since he didn’t even make it to districts last year. Unfortunately, where the best meet the best, advancing isn’t easy. Guggenheim lost his first round match to Akron St. VincentSt. Mary’s Ryan Sknieczny 4-2, then a consolation to Stanley Hendricks of Columbus Centennial, unable to keep the momentum he had gained the week before. “He continued to increase his wins over the year,” Pitman said. “Beginning of the year, he started off the best of anybody. In the middle,hehitaroughspot.Itwasinter-

esting, the guy he wrestled in the ‘go to’ (State) match had beaten him 3-0 and pinned him before. He got his 93rd career win in that match. He wrestled his tail off at districts.” For Guggenheim and Nyamor, it was their first trip to the state meet. “We let them soak it all in,” Pitman said. “Then we told them what to expect.” Nyamor was considered a “wild card” by his coach coming into the yearly gathering of grapplers. “You just never know what you’re going to get,” Pitman said. “He’s very, very difficult to wrestle. He had the district runner-up pinned in my opinion.” Like Guggenheim, Nyamor’s stay in the competition was shortlived as he was pinned by Chris Moore of Clyde, then beaten in the consolation round by Mark Barrow of New Philadelphia. While not comforting initially, both Wyoming wrestlers can boast in later years of being among the best wrestlers in their divisions in their final year. As for Pitman’s nephew, Travis Boyd of Blanchester took fifth at 220 pounds as the proud uncle watched.

SIDELINES Combine camp, a website designed to connect high school athletes and college coaches, is having a 12-city Combine Camp Tour and has plans to stop in Cincinnati. The combine will test athletes on their 40-yard dash, pro shuttle, vertical jump and broad jump while video taping drills for athletes to post on their profiles. Additionally, results from the camps will be sent to college coaches across the country to help athletes get recognized. allows athletes to create profiles, upload highlight videos and fill in statistics to gain exposure during the recruiting process. In an effort to expand the Webletes platform, they have brached out to have combines to help athletes get to the next level. The camp in Cincinnati will be conducted from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. May 25, at the Mason Middle/High School field. For more information, visit under the camp section.



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The U.S., and Greece’s slippery slope If you have been watching the news lately, you can not have missed the rioting in Greece. It is sad to see what is happening there. The destruction not only will cause greater hardships for the very people who are rioting, but will create great costs to restore the businesses that produce wealth for the economy. None of this should have happened. Prudent management of an economy rather than political favoritism to special groups is the root cause of the problem. If nothing else, the Greek public should recall their history when former democracies were destroyed in similar circumstances. Without major changes in our financial structure, we will have

the same problems. Except that our public is heavily armed. There will be the historic riots but they may be bloody. I certainly hope I am wrong. The lesson to be learned here is that humanity doesn’t change. Corruption and political power are unshakably related. The founders of our Constitution were well aware of this. They took great care to create a republic rather than a democracy for this very reason. One of my favorite quotes is attributed to either Benjamin Franklin or James Madison. On leaving a meeting one was asked whether we would have a republic or a democracy. The answer was, "A republic if we can keep


The difference is small, but powerful. Democracy translated from the original Greek means power of the people. Republic means public law. In a republic the people rule, but law prevails. We are drifting toward a political despoEdward Levy COMMUNITY PRESS tism where, like Greece and GUEST COLUMNIST several other countries, power has created political favoritism. The ultimate result will be a dictatorship where the wealthy will flee and

Electronic textbooks in U.S. schools by 2017 Plans are in the works to get all U.S. students from kindergarten through 12th-grade digitally connected in five years. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski and U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan have joined efforts to bring digital textbooks to U.S. students. Genachowski and Duncan launched on Feb. 1 the Obama administration's "Digital Textbook Playbook." A resource designed by the Digital Textbook Collaborative. The "Playbook" is designed to guide educators in their transition from primarily print to mostly electronic resources. The Digital Textbook Collaborative is a group convened by the Obama administration. It includes more than two dozen companies and organizations including Apple, Microsoft; the three biggest textbook publishers: Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt, McGraw-Hill, Pearson; and Sprint, and Verizon. The "Digital Textbook Playbook" guides schools by addressing four main transition issues: » switching content to digital formats; » establishing internet connectivity throughout the school; » establishing internet connectivity throughout the com-

munity the school serves; » tailoring content to meet the capabilities of particular interactive learning devices used by students. This initiative does not call for additional U.S. government funding. The FCC provides more than $2.25 billion annually to connect U.S. schools and libraries to high-speed internet service. The FCC now has a pilot program for supporting wireless connectivity for Richard mobile learnSchwab ing devices. COMMUNITY PRESS The U.S. GUEST COLUMNIST spends $7 billion a year on textbooks. The FCC, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Digital Textbook Collaborative will be recommending that states modify the textbook adoption process – allowing K-12 schools to use taxpayer funds (reserved for printed textbooks) on iPads, Kindles, and the like. In addition, the Obama administration will begin pushing publishers, computer tablet makers, and internet service providers to work together and lower costs. The carrot being

the sale of their products to the nation's 50 million school children. The current K-12 textbook market is antiquated. Improvements to digital versions of textbooks include interactive, video and search features. The beefed-up educational content of e-textbooks can offer lesson plans personalized to learning styles and levels, and enable real-time feedback to teachers, tutors, and parents. I applaud the Obama administration's federal-state-private partnership to drive innovation and the integration of technology into the classrooms, curricula, and the entire educational process in our nation's schools. The "Digital Textbook Playbook" is a game plan to give high-quality, up-to-date, individualized, and standards-alligned resources to every student in America. The Obama administration realizes, in order to win the future, our nation's schools need to out-educate the rest of the world. Richard O. Schwab was formerly associate head of school, and middle school head, Cincinnati Country Day School. He is neighborhood team leader, Glendale Organizing For America Community Team (

the average citizen will become a dependent slave of the entrenched bureaucracy. You don’t have to look any farther than Cuba or Venezuela. The good news is that we still have time to avoid the rioting and bloodshed if we balance our budget and reform our tax system. Much needs to be done. Every citizen should be involved in the process. This will mean some outlandish benefits will have to be pared back to reasonable terms. The age for Social Security will have to be raised. Taxes will have to be adjusted so that all citizens have an "ownership" involvement in the national budget. Especially important is that the tax system should make it

profitable to hire people and an incentive to take a job. Getting people back to work and balancing the budget should not be too difficult if the American people would become less political and more patriotic. We are rapidly destroying our country by antagonistic arguments based on mindless political propaganda. We have put ourselves in a position that will take all citizens to remedy by making sacrifices in the best interests of peace and future security. It is worth it for the sake of our children Edward Levy is a longtime resident of Montgomery and a former college instructor.

CH@TROOM Feb. 29 question Should the United States provide military support to the opponents of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime, similar to the actions taken in Libya? Why or why not?

“Do you mean so the people of another eastern country can hate us? Let's upend Hugo Chavez in Venezuela instead. It is a lot closer and they have oil. “The U.S. needs to stop being the world's police force. Let Jordan, or Saudi Arabia or some other country that lives nearby do it. If they don't want to die for their neighbors, why should we?” F.S.D. “Very tough question. We tried to help battle Saddam Hussein in Iraq and that country is still a mess. We tried to help the Afghani people protect themselves from the Taliban and that is a mess. There is no easy answer. “Opponents could make very intelligent arguments against getting involved, but meantime Assad is murdering thousands of innocent people, and it just seems wrong to stand by and do nothing. “Assad hates us, as so many mid-Eastern groups do. If we tried to help it is very likely that Assad would be killed by his opponents (as Ghadaffi was). But what kind of regime would take his place? Certainly not a USstyle democracy. We know that this kind of thinking is a pipe dream. “The United States has to be on constant alert against not only

NEXT QUESTION Would allowing school officials and staff to carry guns prevent incidents such as the shootings in Chardon? Every week Tri-County Press asks readers a question they can reply to via email. Send your answers to with Chatroom in the subject line.

home-grown terrorists, but countries like Iran which has said many times it wants to blow Israel off the map. They would do us in, too, if they could. “Then there is North Korea, possibly Pakistan and Egypt who we used to think of as ‘friends.’ I'm not terribly sure that Turkey loves us either. “There are 300 million of us in this country, and 6.8 billion souls worldwide, many of whom have contempt for us. I don't see any way to guarantee peace, and yet, to sit idly by and do nothing while this murderer Assad continues to kill innocent people just doesn't seem right to me.” Bill B. “Absolutely not, we need to stay out of the way. Even if they topple Assad, they will vote in the Muslim brotherhood and it will be as bad as it is now. That part of the world is nothing but trouble for America. We have enough problems in this country to straighten out.” D.D.

Disabled children may qualify for SSI Q. A good friend’s 10 year-old son, healthy at birth, has brain damage, is in a wheelchair, and needs 24/7 care. His medical bills are astronomical. Could he be eligible for SSI? A. The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program provides monthly payments to children from birth to age 18 based on disability or blindness if the child's: » impairment or combination of impairments meet the definition of disability for children; and » income and resources of the parents and the child are within the allowed limits. Generally, the more income you have, the less your SSI benefit will be. If your countable income is over the allowable limit, you cannot receive SSI benefits.

Social Security has a strict definition of disability for children. » The child must have a physical or mental condition(s) that very seriously limits his or her activities, and » The condition(s) must have lasted, or be expected to last, at least one year or result in death. A state agency makes the disability decision. Evaluators review the information you give us. They will also ask for information from medical and school sources and other people who know about the child. If the state agency needs more information, evaluators will arrange an examination or test for the child, which we will pay for. Income includes:



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» Earned income – Wages, net earnings from self-employment, certain royalties and honoraria, and sheltered workshop payments. » Unearned income – All income that is not earned, such as Social Security benefits, pensions, state disability payments, unemployment benefits, inKevin Grace terest income, COMMUNITY PRESS and cash from GUEST COLUMNIST friends and relatives. » In-kind income – Food or shelter that you get for free or less than its fair market value. » Deemed income – The part

of the income of your spouse with whom you live, your parent(s) with whom you live, or your sponsor (if you are an alien), which we use to compute your SSI benefit amount. Resources are things you own such as cash; bank accounts, stocks, U.S. savings bonds; land; life insurance; personal property; vehicles; anything else you own which could be changed to cash and used for food or shelter; and deemed resources. Sometimes we “deem” a portion of the resources of a spouse, parent, parent’s spouse, sponsor of an alien or sponsor’s spouse as belonging to the person who files for SSI. We call this process the deeming of resources. If a child under age 18 lives with one parent, $2,000 of the

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parent's total countable resources do not count. If the child lives with two parents, $3,000 do not count. We count amounts over the parents’ limits as part of the child's $2,000 resource limit. For more information, visit and complete steps 1, 2 and 3. Currently, you cannot apply online for SSI children’s benefit. To schedule an appointment call 1-800-772-1213 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday or visit a local Social Security office. If possible, you should have the online Disability Report Form completed before your appointment. Kevin Grace is manager, Cincinnati North Social Security Office.

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An ice sculpture of new Cancer Support Community logo graces the Evening of Hope ... A Celebration of Life. THANKS TO JAMIE EIFERT

Evening marks name change Greeted by the catchy cadences and colorful showmanship of the St. Xavier High School drumline on the plaza outside the front entrance of the Great American Tower at Queen City Square, the nearly 250 guests knew they were in for a dynamic, one-of-a-kind night at the recent Fourth Annual “Evening of Hope… A Celebration of Life” presented by Mercy Health and PNC. Not only was the annual fall gala an important fundraiser for the Cancer Support Community (CSC, formerly The Wellness Community), but it also provided a glamorous setting for the official unveiling of the organization’s new name. After 20 years in the Tristate as The Wellness Community, the non-profit cancer support agency’s name has changed to Cancer Support Community - but the both the mission of ensuring no one has to face cancer alone and the broad array of free, professionally facilitated support programs for people affected by cancer remain unchanged. The new name reestablishes a consistent identity with the local affiliate’s parent organization, which became Cancer Support Community in November 2009 following the merger of The Wellness Community–National and Gilda’s Clubs Worldwide. The Cancer Support Community name also better communicates the non-profit organization’s mission of cancer support and helps differentiate it from fitness centers and other busi-

nesses, medical practices, or groups with “wellness” in their names. In addition to celebrating the new name and enjoying dinner, dancing, dazzling views, and a wide variety of wonderful music, the staff, board, and supporters of Cancer Support Community also honored Fran and Wayne Carlisle for their pivotal role in supporting the organization from its very beginning. In the late 1980’s when Lynn Stern, a local woman in the midst of fighting cancer, learned about the empowering programs The Wellness Community was offering in California, she traveled to Santa Monica to find out how to bring such an organization to Greater Cincinnati. Along with Sherry Weathers, Stern pulled together a group of family and friends and they raised enough money to launch The Wellness Community in Cincinnati in 1990. The Carlisles have remained supporters for more than 20 years and their assistance has helped ensure that support, education and hope are available at no charge for anyone affected by cancer in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Evening of Hope co-chairs Bill Krul, CEO/Senior Partner of Miller-Valentine Group, and Aaron Bley (Harrison) planned the successful event, with assistance from committee members Chris and Marilyn Dolle (Wyoming), Linda Green (Indian Hill), Mischele Hagood (Mason) and Lucy Ward (Hyde Park).

Celebration of Life Honorees Fran and Wayne Carlisle, of Covington, are honored at the Evening of Hope for their pivotal role in supporting the Wellness Community, now the Cancer Support Community, from its beginning. THANKS TO JAMIE EIFERT Anne Rich, of Indian Hill, left, Lori Wendling, of Ft. Thomas, Lauri Robertson, of Anderson Township, and Marilyn Dolle, of Wyoming, enjoy drinks at the Evening of Hope. THANKS TO JAMIE EIFERT

Gary Thompson, of Indian Hill, Guy Hild, of Hyde Park, and Harry Davidow, of downtown Cincinnati, attend the Evening of Hope for the Cancer Support Community THANKS TO JAMIE

Cancer Support Community board member and senior investment adviser with PNC Wealth Management, Chris Tschieder, of Madeira, right, introduces honorees, from left, Wayne and Fran Carlisle, of Covington, and event co-chair Bill Krul, CEO/Senior Partner of Miller-Valentine Group. THANKS TO



Gyasi and Wakenya Chisley, of Columbia Tusculum, attend the Evening of Hope. THANKS TO JAMIE EIFERT

From left, Lucy Ward, of Hyde Park, April Davidow, of downtown Cincinnati, and Linda Green, of Indian Hill, enjoy the Evening of Hope benefiting the Cancer Support Community. THANKS TO JAMIE EIFERT

Leslie and Andy Roth, of Anderson Township, chat with Anne Flory at the Evening of Hope. THANKS TO JAMIE EIFERT

Nancy and Bill Derringer, of Anderson Township, meet up with Jamie Beuke, of Madeira, at the Evening of Hope.

Elaine and Marvin Rosenberg, of Mt. Adams, are 2010 Celebration of Life Honorees. THANKS




THINGS TO DO IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD THURSDAY, MARCH 8 Business Meetings International Fellowship of Christian Businessmen Luncheon Meeting, 11:45 a.m., Crowne Plaza Hotel Blue Ash, 5901 Pfeiffer Road, $12 for lunch; free attendance. Reservations required. Presented by International Fellowship of Christian Businessmen. 984-1513. Blue Ash.

Dining Events Cincinnati International Wine Festival Winery Dinner, 6:30 p.m., Eddie Merlot’s Prime Aged Beef and Seafood, 10808 Montgomery Road, With Trichero Family Estates. Visiting winemakers from around the world join area’s finest chefs in own restaurants to create multicourse dining and wine-tasting experience. Ages 21 and up. $150. Registration required, available online. Presented by Cincinnati International Wine Festival. 489-1212; Sycamore Township. Cincinnati International Wine Festival Winery Dinner, 6:30 p.m., Embers, 8170 Montgomery Road, With co-owner Kevin O’Connor of LIOCO. Visiting winemakers from around the world join area’s finest chefs in own restaurants to create multi-course dining and winetasting experience. Ages 21 and up. $150. Registration required, available online. Presented by Cincinnati International Wine Festival. 984-8090; Madeira. Wine Dinner, 6:30 p.m., Kroger Harper’s Point, 11390 Montgomery Road, Hosted by Cheryl InDelicato, principal owner of Delicato wines. Wines include Loredona, 337, Gnarley Head, Brazin and more. Talk about new project, Handcraft wines. Features four varietals of Handcraft: chardonnay, pinot noir, petite sirah and cabernet sauvignon. Paired to four courses of food by Executive Chef Scott Hailey. $30. Reservations required. 247-7740. Symmes Township.

Health / Wellness Healthy Living with Diabetes Dinner Lecture, 6-8 p.m., TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Road, Experts discuss self-management tools, medications, appropriate exercise and nutrition strategies. $20. Registration required. 985-0900; Montgomery. Baby’s Amazing Journey, 6:45 p.m., Bethesda North Hospital, 10500 Montgomery Road, Workshop helps parents navigate the waters of infancy by offering strategies for dealing with typical eating, sleeping and fussiness issues, as well as tips to guide you through developmental milestones. $35 per couple. Registration required. 475-4500; Montgomery.

On Stage - Theater The Dining Room, 8 p.m., Sharonville Fine Arts Center, 11165 Reading Road, By A.R. Gurney. Consists of overlapping vignettes, a seamless collection of moments that give a glimpse into the human condition: the joys, sorrows and love that accompany family life. The play’s 57 characters are played by just 10 actors. $15. Presented by Stagecrafters. 793-6237; Sharonville.


Young Professionals Open Gym, 7-10 p.m., TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Road, Full-court basketball games for men. $15. Through May 27. 985-0900. Montgomery.

Schools Prospective Student Open House, 6-7:30 p.m., Silverton Paideia Academy, 6829 Stewart Road, Currently enrolling for 2012-2013 academic years in all grades. Meet students, staff, key community members and education partners to see what makes Silverton Paideia unlike any other school in Ohio. Free. 363-5400; Silverton.

Support Groups Codependents Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., The Community of the Good Shepherd, 8815 E. Kemper Road, Room 31. Literature discussion group. Family friendly. Free, donations accepted. Presented by Codependents Anonymous Inc. 800-0164. Montgomery. Codependents Anonymous, Noon-1 p.m., Blue Ash Presbyterian Church, 4309 Cooper Road, Book discussion group. Open to everyone who desires healthy loving relationships. Donations accepted. Presented by Codependents Anonymous Inc. 673-0174. Blue Ash.

FRIDAY, MARCH 9 Dining Events Hartzell United Methodist Church Lenten Fish Fry, 4-7 p.m., Hartzell United Methodist Church, 8999 Applewood Drive, All-you-can-eat fried cod dinner with sides, beverages and desserts. Also, grilled chicken breast, shrimp, shrimp basket and cheese pizza dinners with sides, beverages and desserts. Carryout menu is a 3-piece fish sandwich. $9, $5 carryout only, $4 ages 5-10, free ages 3 and under. 891-8527. Blue Ash. Fish Fry-Days, 5-8 p.m., The Community of the Good Shepherd, 8815 E. Kemper Road, Includes fried fish, fish sandwich, shrimp, salmon and child’s dinners, soup, sides, desserts, sodas and beer. Carryout and Drive thru available, drinks not included. Benefits Youth ministry’s summer mission trip. $5$10. 489-8815; Montgomery. Boy Scout Triple Nickel Fish Fry, 5-7 p.m., St. Gertrude School, 6543 Miami Ave., Cafeteria. Eat in or carryout. Dinner includes choice of fish, fish sandwich, or cheese pizza; with fries or macaroni and cheese; and coleslaw or apple sauce; a beverage and dessert. Family friendly. $7, $5 children. Presented by Boy Scout Troop 555. 652-3477. Madeira.

plement the medical model of care, as well as how to help people find meaning and value in the midst of pain and suffering. For Caregivers, health professionals and anyone going through trial or loss. $55, $45 advance by Feb. 20. Registration required. Presented by Episcopal Retirement Homes. 800-8355768, ext. 4545; Montgomery.

Music - Rock Waiting on Ben, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., MVP Sports Bar & Grille, 6923 Plainfield Road, With Mark Samson subbing in on drums. 794-1400. Silverton.

Nature CIncinnati Mineral Society Meeting, 7:30 p.m. (Children) and 8 p.m. (Adults), Sharon Woods, 11450 Lebanon Road, Sharon Centre. Learn about rocks and minerals. Free, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; Sharonville.

On Stage - Student Theater Fiddler on the Roof, 7:30-10 p.m., Wyoming High School, 106 Pendery Ave., Pendery Center for the Arts. In Russia, before the revolution, a Jewish milkman tries to marry off his daughters, who have plans of their own. $10; $5 childen, seniors and students. Presented by Wyoming High Theater Arts Dept. 206-7157; Wyoming.

Recreation Pickup Basketball, 10:30 a.m.noon, TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Road, Men and women ages 25 and up. $15, free members. Through Dec. 28. 985-0900; Montgomery.


Wine Tasting, 5-7 p.m., Wyoming Wines, 1208 Springfield Pike, Carefully selected flight of five wines in tasting room. Taste one or all five, most are just $1 per pour. 761-9463; Wyoming.

A Cupcake Affair with a Kenyan Flair, 7-10 p.m., Peterloon Estate, 8605 Hopewell Road, Kenyan music, Kenyan-inspired foods, silent auction featuring items from around the world, cupcake sculpture, design and taste competitions and more. Bob Herzog from Channel 12, emcee. Includes cupcake sculpture design and taste competitions judged by celebrity and professional judges. Benefits SOTENI International programs in Kenya that focus on HIV/AIDS prevention through sustainable community development. Family friendly. $50. Reservations required. Presented by SOTENI International. 961-2100. Indian Hill. MS Fundraising Gala, 6-10 p.m., Brookwood Retirement Community, 12100 Reed Hartman Highway, Dinner, dancing, raffles and more. Guest speaker is Dr. Marcus Cobb, founder of the Healthy Pursuits Medical Center. Dress attire required. $25, $35 at the door. Presented by MS Motivational Institute. 314-3447; Sycamore Township.


Cooking Classes

Refresh Your Soul Conference, 6-8:15 p.m., The Community of the Good Shepherd, 8815 E. Kemper Road, Concludes March 10. With Episcopal Retirement Homes’ Parish Health Ministry. Keynote speaker: Doug Smith; professional speaker, trainer and consultant. Discussions focus on how to develop a spiritual model of care which can com-

Healthy Cooking Classes, Noon-1:30 p.m., Peachy’s Health Smart, 7400 Montgomery Road, Peachy Seiden discusses nutrition and health while preparing two delicious, simple and easy meals. Ages 18 and up. $30. Registration required. 315-3943; Silverton.

Drink Tastings

Drink Tastings Wine Tasting, 5-7 p.m., Wyoming Wines, 761-9463; Wyoming.

Exercise Classes

The national touring exhibition "A Day in Pompeii” opened March 2, at the Cincinnati Museum Center. The exhibition features more than 250 priceless Pompeiian artifacts, photos, videos and information about the excavations and research conducted by Ellis and his team of graduate students. This is a view of the Pompeian neighborhood under excavation by University of Cincinnati.

Intro to Pilates Reformer Workshop, Noon-4 p.m., TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Road, Learn skills necessary to start taking Pilates Reformer Classes. Ages 18 and up. $100, $80 members. Reservations required. 985-0900; Montgomery. Big John’s Zumba Hour, 11 a.m.-noon, Holiday Inn Cincinnati I-275 North, 3855 Hauck Road, Ballroom. $5. 907-3512. Sharonville. TRX Bootcamp, 9:15-10:15 a.m., TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Road, Designed for the intermediate to advanced exerciser. Total body workout, bootcamp style.

$6-$15. Registration required. 985-0900; Montgomery.

Health / Wellness Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Road, $110, $100 members. Reservations required. 985-0900; Montgomery.

Home & Garden Biointensive Gardening: Basic Practices, 10 a.m.-noon, Gorman Heritage Farm, 10052 Reading Road, Learn how to improve your own little acre through biointensive gardening methods: double digging, cover crops, companion planting, compost and intensive seeding. $10. 563-6663; Evendale.

Literary - Libraries Respond Through Art, 1 p.m., Sharonville Branch Library, 10980 Thornview Drive, Decorate paper tile for communal artwork project showcasing your reaction to the issues raised in this year’s On the Same Page book, "The Submission," by Amy Waldman. Ages 18 and up. Free. Presented by Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County. 369-6049. Sharonville.

Nature Los Animales en el Parque, 2 p.m., Sharon Woods, 11450 Lebanon Road, Sharon Centre. Learn about local wildlife and see a few animals close up. Presented in Spanish. Free, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; Sharonville.

On Stage - Student Theater Fiddler on the Roof, 7:30-10 p.m., Wyoming High School, $10; $5 childen, seniors and students. 206-7157; Wyoming.

On Stage - Theater The Dining Room, 8 p.m., Sharonville Fine Arts Center, $15. 793-6237; Sharonville.

Recreation Young Professionals Open Gym, 7-10 p.m., TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, $15. 985-0900. Montgomery.

SUNDAY, MARCH 11 Auditions Disney’s My Son Pinocchio: Geppetto’s Musical Tale Auditions, 1:30-5 p.m., Blue Ash Presbyterian Church, 4309 Cooper Road, With music by Steven Schwartz and including classic favorites "When You Wish Upon a Star" and "I’ve Got No Strings" from the Disney movie. Parts for all ages including speaking roles, singing solos and featured dancers. Production dates: June 7-10 and 13-16. Free. Presented by East Side Players. 791-1153; Blue Ash.

Learn how to improve your own little acre through biointensive gardening methods: double digging, cover crops, companion planting, compost and intensive seeding at the Biointensive Gardening: Basic Practices class from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 10, at Gorman Heritage Farm, 10052 Reading Road, Evendale. Cost is $10. Call 563-6663, or visit Pictured, Sameer Khan pulls two radishes fromm the garden at Gorman Heritage Farm. TONY JONES/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

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Education Summer Camp Registration Open House, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Road, Learn about different summer programs being offered, ask questions and register. 9850900; Montgomery.

Exercise Classes Pilates Plus, 6:50-7:50 p.m., Springdale Community Center, 11999 Lawnview Ave., Unique system of strengthening and stretching exercises through slow, mindful and purposeful movements. $5. Presented by Springdale Parks and Recreation. 346-3910. Springdale.


Recreation Pickup Basketball, 10:30 a.m.noon, TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, $15, free members. 985-0900; Montgomery.

TUESDAY, MARCH 13 Health / Wellness Eating for Health, 9:30-10:30 a.m., TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Road, Nutrition class highlighting healthy nutrition principles. Topics include nutrition minicourse, truth about whole foods or nutrition for women. With Kathy Haugen, registered dietitian. $10, free for members. Registration required. 985-0900; Montgomery.

Recreation Young Professionals Open Gym, 7-10 p.m., TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, $15. 985-0900. Montgomery.

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Cincinnati Dulcimer Society, 3 p.m., Sharon Woods, 11450 Lebanon Road, Sharon Centre. Listen and sing to the music of the mountain dulcimer. Free, vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; Sharonville. Bob Cushing, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., JC’s American Pub, 101 Mill St., 376-7202; Lockland.

LifeSteps Weight Management Open House, 4-6 p.m., TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Road, Learn more about 12-week weight management program. Preview materials, hear program details, and get questions answered. Free. 985-0900; Montgomery. Mobile Mammography Unit, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Walgreens Sharonville, 12110 Lebanon Road, Fifteen-minute screenings. Cost varies per insurance plan. Financial assistance available for qualified applicants. Appointment required. Presented by Jewish Hospital. 686-3300; Sharonville.

Peewee Soccer, 10-10:45 a.m., TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Road, Tuesdays or Wednesdays through April 18. For ages 4-6. Introduces essentials of soccer. Parents have option of picking between two days to practice. $55-$65. Registration required. 985-0900. Montgomery.

On Stage - Theater The Dining Room, 3 p.m., Sharonville Fine Arts Center, $15. 793-6237; Sharonville.

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Foster Parent Training, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Diversion Foster Care, 10921 Reed Hartman Highway, Suite 315. Begin process of becoming licensed foster parent. Family friendly. Free. Through Feb. 11. 984-2031; Blue Ash.

Acoustic Open Mic, 7-10 p.m., Shady O’Grady’s Pub, 9443 Loveland-Madeira Road, Hosted by Bob Cushing. 791-2753. Symmes Township.

Cincinnati Modern Quilt Guild, 7-9 p.m., Centennial Barn, 110 Compton Road, All levels of quilting experience welcome. Monthly meetings include tutorials, guest speakers, book reviews, fabric swaps, quilt block challenges, charity quilt sewing and more. Free, $25 annual dues. Presented by Cincinnati Modern Quilt Guild. 260-0115; Springfield Township.


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Young Professionals Open Gym, 7-10 p.m., TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, $15. 985-0900. Montgomery.

Submission Book Discussion, 6:30 p.m., Reading Branch Library, 9001 Reading Road, Read and discuss this year’s On the Same Page title, "The Submission," by Amy Waldman. Ages 18 and up. Free. Presented by Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County. 369-4465.

Pickup Basketball, 10:30 a.m.noon, TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, $15, free members. 985-0900; Montgomery.

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Mom’s salmon patties perfect for Lent Our friends down the road, Bert and Bob Villing, just planted the first of their spring crops: carrots, peas and spinach. This makes me literally itch to get the garden tilled. Talk about spring Rita fever! Heikenfeld The RITA’S KITCHEN watercress in our little spring-fed pool is spreading by leaps and bounds, and the maple trees are budding out. The herb garden still looks pretty forlorn, though. Chickweed is taking over so I’ll have to do some serious weeding. But all’s not lost: Our “girls”/chickens love chickweed. Did you know that chickweed is highly nutritious? I like to add it to salads. Just make sure it’s clean, without pesticides, etc.

Heritage house dressing

The former Heritage Restaurant on Wooster Pike holds many good memories for me, since that’s where my husband, Frank, and I met and worked. Their house dressing was the most popular dressing. I’ve had many requests for it over the years. So I went to the source: Proprietors Howard and Jan Melvin, who were gracious enough to share the recipe. It has an interesting history. Howard told me the original recipe was from the Netherland Pla-

My mom never measured and she used regular breadcrumbs, so use them if you like. Go to taste on onion and celery. 1 can salmon (I used pink salmon) 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 ⁄3 cup each finely diced onion and celery ½ cup panko breadcrumbs Salt and pepper to taste

Drain salmon and mix everything together lightly. Form into patties and fry in olive oil over medium heat until brown on both sides. Nice sides are fried potatoes and mixed vegetables.

Rita's mom's salmon patties are pictured with fried potatoes and mixed vegetables. THANKS TO RITA HEIKENFELD.

za Hotel and it was a quantity one. Jan and chef Jerry Hart developed a recipe for the home cook. I’ll have to warn you – it makes quite a lot, but you’ll be happy to have it on hand. It reminds me of an elegant Caesar-type dressing with a bit of a bite. I’ve adapted the recipe only slightly. And yes, it uses raw eggs. That doesn’t bother me. I don’t think you could substitute pasteurized whites since this recipe contains yolks, as well. Check your local grocer to see if they carry pasteurized whole eggs if you are not comfortable with using raw eggs. Go to taste on seasonings. ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper 1½ teaspoons each ground black pepper and salt 1 tablespoon granulated dried garlic ¼ cup each water and red wine vinegar

Up to 2½ teaspoons fresh lemon juice Up to 1 teaspoon hot sauce 1 teaspoon Worcestershire 2 large egg yolks 1 large egg 2 cups vegetable oil

Combine Parmesan, peppers, salt and garlic and set aside. Combine water, vinegar, lemon juice, hot sauce and Worcestershire and set aside. Combine yolks and eggs in mixer. Whip on medium high until very thick. Mixture will be light lemon colored. Jerry’s note said “and we mean very thick.” With the whip attachment still on, turn to high and slowly, in a thin, thin, stream, pour half the oil in. When egg mixture has taken half the oil, add all dry ingredients. Continue adding the rest of the oil, alternating with liquid ingredients, until all liquid ingredients have been absorbed. Refrigerate immediately.

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Fireside Pizza baking again By Kelly McBride

GLENDALE — Fireside Pizza is back in business after a cease order and a bit of heated opinion. The pizza, baked in a mobile wood-fired oven behind the Bluebird Bakery, was shut down for a few days because of a wooden structure that had been erected around the oven. The structure was constructed without a building permit, according to Mayor Ralph Hoop. Glendale Fire Chief David Moore recommended that the structure be removed because of fire code concerns, Hoop said. Business was shut down Feb. 10. Bluebird Bakery posted the announcement on its Facebook page. “This is very unfair and bad business for the entire village of Glendale,” the posting said. “Shame on you.” Hoop reported that Fireside owner Mike Marschman used the oven

inside the Bluebird Bakery until the issue was resolved, four days later. Fireside Pizza was issued a temporary operating permit in January to allow use of the woodfired oven at least 10 feet away from the Bluebird building in the Village Square. Marschman can resume use of the woodfired oven, but not under the wooden structure, Village Administrator Loretta Rokey said, because it’s not a fireproof structure. “The temporary permit noted that operation of the outside oven could be suspended if safety issues arose,” Hoop said. “The Village regrets this interruption of Fireside operation because Fireside Pizza provides a unique new service to Glendale residents,” Hoop said, “and its location on Village Square reinforces the square as the center of village business activity.” For more about your community, visit

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Be cautious when giving dogs chicken jerky

In an effort to reward their dogs, many people give them little treats. But the Food and Drug Administration is cautioning about products containing chicken jerky, including chicken tenders, strips or treats. More than 350 dogs have reportedly become ill after eating these items – and some have died. Joetta Caudill-Metzger of Alexandria recently lost her 6-year-old miniature schnauzer, Molly. “I’ve been buying these dog treats because she loved them. They were chicken jerky and I

thought, ‘OK, this is great.’ My dog loved these treats so when she’d been a good dog I said, ‘Oh, you’ve been a good dog today and you can have a treat,’” Caudill-Metzger said. Molly had been eating those treats for more than a year. But, Caudill-Metzger says, “She’s been getting more of them lately. Before, it was like one or two. For the last month or so I’ve given her one every day.’ Suddenly she started getting lethargic, then she got sick to her stomach and she started lying down.”

Molly was then taken to the vet to be examined. “The vet said she’s already shut down 75 percent. I don’t want anybody else who owns a dog to go Howard through Ain what we’re HEY HOWARD! going through right now. It’s heartbreaking because a dog is your child,” CaudillMetzger said. The vet says Molly died

of kidney failure and he suspects it was caused by the chicken jerky. The maker of that brand of dog food says it has a program to ensure the safety of its products. The FDA first issued a cautionary warning about these products back in 2007. Despite exhaustive testing, the FDA has not found any contaminant in the Chinese-made products that could cause any illness. None of the chicken jerky products have been recalled. The FDA says these products should not be substituted for a bal-

anced diet and are intended to be fed only occasionally and in small quantities. Caudill-Metzger says she was cutting in half the treats she had been feeding Molly. Natasha Beranek of Fairfield wrote me that she too had been feeding her small dog one to two chicken jerky treats each day, per the weight guidelines on the back of the package. But her dog also became sick and was put on a diet of sensitive stomach food and capsules by her vet. “I have now abstained from giving her

her beloved chicken jerky treats,” Beranek says. David Best of Batavia wrote to say his small dog also died after eating these treats and he would like to see the items pulled from store shelves. He has another dog and writes, “After seeing your story on TV we threw out the bag of these treats I had just bought.” Howard Ain answers consumer complaints weekdays on WKRC-TV Local 12. Write to him at 12 WKRC-TV, 1906 Highland Ave., Cincinnati 45219.

Business Network has its first expo The Business Network, a business-networking and resource organization based in Franklin, with groups from Centerville to Northern Kentucky, will host the first Main Event Business Expo 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at the Holiday Inn in Sharonville. Itisopentothegeneralpublic. Designed as a one-of-akind business expo, the Main Event is an opportunity for businesses to connect with the right professionals to grow their businesses. The Main Event will include vendor tables and activities that will provide ideas, resources and encouragement for all types of businesses. The keynote speaker is Jeff Friday, assistant strength coach of the Cincinnati Bengals, who will use common football themes that transfer to suc-

cess in everyday personal and business situations. Door prizes will also be awarded throughout the day. While free to attend, advance registration is required by visiting, March16. The Business Network was founded by Franklin native Clayton Hicks as an efficient way to help small, locally-owned businesses grow. “We currently have 600-plus members and our membership has doubled each of the past two years. We are constantly adding new groups,” he said. As opposed to simply meeting to exchange business cards like many other organizations, The BusinessNetworkimplementsa variety of techniques: weekly meetings in individual groups and innovative business-building exercises and strategies. Many

members have documented an impressive record of growth and skills since being members. “We are very excited about the Main Event Business Expo, and have been planning it for months,” Hicks said. He added that The Business Network is extremely optimistic about the future of small business in this region. “The people who attend and participate in the Main Event are proactive about their growth. They are the businesses who are planning for success,” he said. For further information about The Main Event Expo,coststohaveavendortable, sponsorship opportunities, or about The Business Network in general, call Clayton Hicks at 937-5505299, 513-371-5299, or visit .

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HCPD receives award The Hamilton County Park District received two awards for outstanding financial reporting for the 2010 fiscal year. The “Auditor of State Award with Distinction” was given to the Park District by the Auditor of State Dave Yost, and is awarded to entities who meet all financial reporting require-

ments and receive a clean audit report (no findings for recovery, material citations, material weaknesses orsignificantdeficiencies). Also, the Park District received the Government Finance Officers Association’s “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting” award. This certificate

is given to government organizations whose comprehensiveannualfinancialreports achieve the highest standards in government accounting and financial reporting. Bothoftheseawardsare for the 2010 fiscal year audit and comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).

Get tax help at library The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County offers a wide range of resources that can help this tax season. Taxformscanbepicked up or accessed online at any of the library’s 41 locations in Hamilton County. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays through April 13, volunteers from the Amer-

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Identity theft, scams and privacy issues are on the rise, with thieves often targeting seniors. The Mayerson JCC is joining with Attorney General Mike DeWine and other government and non-profit organizations to address these problems. Annual National Consumer Protection Week is March 4-10. On Thursday, March 8, the JCC will host an event to groups nationwide share tips and information that help consumers protect their privacy, manage money and debt, avoid identity theft, and avoid frauds and scams. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 8, the JCC will host a financial fair and panel discussion to help consumers make informed financial decisions. Come learn about the latest scams, how thieves are accessing personal infor-

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The Hemsworth Wellness Center on the campus of Maple Knoll Village will host a Zumbathon 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 18. This is part of the nationwide United We Dance to Cure ALS charity event, benefiting MDA’s Augie’s Quest, a nonprofit research initiative dedicated to finding treatments and cures for ALS. The Maple Knoll fundraiser includes Land Zumba at 1:30 p.m. and Aqua Zumba at 3:30 p.m. Leading the event is fitness specialist Becky Hayes-Heckman, who was inspired by Barb York, a friend and member of the wellness center. York recently passed away from ALS. “Watching someone you love deteriorate with this debilitating disease leaves one feeling hopeless and helpless. This is a great way to have a hand in helping to find answers for those yet to be diagnosed with ALS," Heckman said. Tickets are $15 to participate, $30 for both events. Proceeds benefit ALS (75 percent) and the Maple Knoll Village Future Care Fund (25 percent). Participants can reserve space by calling (513) 782-4340 or sign up at the door. Land Zumba takes place in the auditorium and Aqua Zumba will be held in the warm water pool at the Hemsworth Wellness Center, both are on the campus of Maple Knoll Village, 11100 Springfield Pike.

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Mt Healthy United Methodist Church

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

Sharonville United Methodist

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

3751 Creek Rd.



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


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


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United Methodist Church 10507 “Old” Colerain Ave (513) 385-7883 Rev. Mark Reuter Sunday School 9:15am Worship 10:30am - Nursery Available

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

Christ Church Glendale Episcopal Church 965 Forest Ave - 771-1544 The Reverend Roger L Foote


Christ, the Prince of Peace

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

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

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

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

Salem White Oak Presbyterian

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

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

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

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



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A new Sunday schedule began Feb. 26 with an 8:15 a.m. service and an 11 a.m. blended contemporary and traditional service. This will combine musical styles. There will be an expansion of visual arts and drama, more congregational participation and more involvement of children in worship. Children 3 to 6 will be invited to go to Children’s Worship early in the service. At 9:30 a.m. there will be International Faith Development for all aes. Children’s classes will remain on the same schedule as before. Junior and Senior High Youth will have their own classes. Adults will have the opportunity to choose a small group or class in which to participate. Canines for Christ has been very active lately with regular visits to Mallard Cove Senior Living Center. Four pet partner teams have been participating and because we have received requests from three additional care centers, we need to have more teams. Training sessions for new recruits are conducted on Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. by Steve Bader, a profession dog trainer. Cookies for Kairos is a new chlallenge for the congregation. Thousands of cookies are needed for a spiritual retreat weekend at the Lebanon Correction Facility. A bereavement group meets for lunch on the first Thursday of the month. Serendipity Seniors meet for lunch on the fourth Thursday of the month. Guests and visitors are welcome at all services and events. The church is at 3751 Creek Road, Sharonville; 563-0117.

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YOUTH ‘CAST NETS’ AT GOOD SHEPHERD EVENT Cast Your Nets reeled in 200 plus teens for a fun evening of music, socializing with other youth around Cincinnati, prayer, reconciliation, Eucharist, and last , but not least, pizza. The youth rally, sponsored by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati'sOfficesofYouth and Young Adult Ministry and Vocations, (The Rev. Kyle Schnippel and Wayne Topp,respectively)wasSunday, Jan. 29, at Community of the Good Shepherd in Montgomery. High energy performer Paul Kindt along with other members of the Credo Band brought down the house with lyrics -- "... Cast out my sins ... Cast out my fear ... Cast out my doubt and I’ll become…A fisher of men!" "Thisisthe13thCastYour Nets since 2007," Topp said "Seminarians have (now) increased from 29 to 40. In fact, one seminarian said he 'just had to come' (to Cast Your Nets) and he is now in his second year at the seminary." "It's important to build awareness of vocation choices to the youth," Topp said. "Therefore, invitations were sent to all religious members. This year yielded the highest response:17 religious orders were represented. Informational displays and literature were available for teens to peruse and ask questions. Sister Jackowski at St. Clare Convent initiated interestsintheFranciscanSisters of the Poor by mingling among the teens – providing literature and answering questions. "They may not read this tonight, but they will set it

aside for another time,” she said. Patrick Reis, youth minister leader from Immaculate Heart of Mary, initiated an ice breaker: bear, hunter, Ninja – similar to rock, paper, scissors – that got the teensandreligioustomingle and laugh. Topp, Reis, Emily Meyer, youth minister at Good Shepherd along with Jeff Rosfeld, Catherine Fasano, Brad Bursa and Mary OriteShea were all on the team that planned this event. Rev. Ezra Sullivan, (St. Gertrude Parish) had the audience's full attention with his topic Boldly live out your faith in service of Christ. Sullivan spoke of fear, risk, doubt – (same message as lyrics from the evening's opening song). He advised "...spending time with God which gives one faith and boldness in difficult times, and sharing that faith."

Sister Jackowski from St. Clare Convent shares information and answering questions regarding the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor to a couple of interested youth. THANKS TO RUTHY TRUSLER

The Credo Band with The Rev. Kyle Schnipple, Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Office of Vocations, looking on as one of the attendees showcases his Cast Your Nets T-shirt with the message: Be Bold. THANKS TO RUTHY TRUSLER

LEGAL NOTICE crystal peterson 3300 glenway cincinnati, oh 45205 room# 11318 boxes bags sewing machine tables bedframe quilts. miranda groves 273 fairbanks cincinnati, oh 213 room# 45204 bags storage crates. shawmelika george 704 greenwood cincinnati, oh 45229 room# 28 mattresses baby items boxes storage tub bags. marvin nared 5469 kirby ave apt 32 cincinnati, oh 45223 room# 59 mattresses bedframe dresser table mirror boxes bags. johnita noy 330 forest ave cincinnati, oh 45229 room# 60 microwave mattresses table entertainment center tv storage tub headboard ladder aquarium. taylor hosea 3511 harvey ave cincinnati, oh 45229 room# 93 tables chair boxes bags storage tubs. dante ulmar 2610 park ave cincinnati, oh 45206 room# B5 couch tables chairs boxes bags crib mattresses. The above are hereby notified that their goods stored at U-Haul 2320 gilbert ave cincinnati, oh 45206, will be sold at public auction on March 13th, 2012 at or after 9AM. 90117

LEGAL NOTICE patricia darden 6138 unit b ridge acres cincinnati, oh 45222 room# 128 chair bags boxes storage totes. juvina sublett 7805 clovernook ave cincinnati, oh 45231 room# 129 chair computer monitor tables dressers bags boxes couch microwave dryer. krystal ellis 1913 sterling cincinnati, oh 45239 room# 277 bags boxes kiddie kars mattresses 2-tv’s tables chairs dresser lamp. michelle townes 3287 nandele dr cincinnati, oh 45239 U-Box # aa5027b boxes bags camera printer storage totes washer dryer bed. hannah stoudemire 403 west 147th ave new york, ny 10031 U-box# aa7530a mattress headboard bike. hannah stoudemire 403 west 147th new york, ny 10031 U-box# aa7576a babybed storage tubs boxes microwave toys. The above are hereby notified that their goods stored at U-Haul, located at 9178 Colerain Ave Cincinnati, Oh 45239, will be sold at public auction on March 14th, 2012 at or after 9AM. 0129

LEGAL NOTICE The Village of Evendale hereby gives notice that it will accept bids pursuant to the Ohio Uniform Depository Act, R.C. 135.01, et seq., from eligible banking institutions for designation as the Village of Evendale Depository of active, interim and inactive municipal deposits of up to Twenty-five Million Dollars ($25,000, 000 .00) in each category for an initial period of two years, and up to five years, commencing on the initial date of deposit, following the designation of a depository in each category. Bids shall identify the highest rate of interest to be paid at the commencement of the period of designation by the bank on those municipal deposits. Interested institutions shall submit bids in sealed envelopes and address them to the Chief Fiscal and Accounting Officer, Village of Evendale, 10500 Reading Road, Evendale, Ohio 45241, to be received not later than 12:00 noon on April 23, 2012. Designation of deposi tories will occur at the regular session of Evendale Village Council on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at Evendale Village Hall, 10500 Reading Road. Bids must be plainly marked on the envelope as “depository designation” and the date of the bid’s submission identified on the outside of the envelope. The Village reserves the right to reject any and all bids. 1690379

LEGAL NOTICE In accordance with the provisions of State law, there being due and unpaid charges for which the undersigned is entitled to satisfy an owner and/or manager’s lien of the goods hereinafter described and stored at the Uncle Bob’s Self Storage location(s) listed below. And due notice having been given to the owner of said property and all parties known to claim an interest therein, and the time specified in such notice for payment of such having expired, the goods will be sold at public auction at the below stated location(s) to the highest bidder or otherwise disposed of on Monday, 3/19/12, 11:00 AM, 11378 Springfield Pike, Springdale, OH 45246, 513771-5311. Maria S. Davis 6523 Elbrook Ave. #3 Cincinnati, OH 45237 Household goods, boxes, appliances, account records. David L. Nelson 1131 Hoffner Cincinnati, OH 45231 Boxes, TV’s or stereo equipment, office machines / equipment Mark Sneed 7541 Halfmoon Ln C Maineville, OH 45039 Household goods, furniture, appliances, office equipment. 148

Public Notice 2011 Annual Report The 2011 Annual Report for the Village of Glendale has been completed and is available for inspec tion at the Village Office, 30 Village Square, Glendale OH 45246 during normal Legal Notice business hours (8:00 Glendale am 4:00 pm, Board of Appeals Monday-Friday) A public hearing will John G. Earls be held on Thursday, Clerk/Treasurer March 21, 2012 at 1001692436

5:30 p.m. before the Glendale Board of Appeals. The owner of property at 10 East Sharon Avenue has applied for a determination to extend zoning district D per Section 154.65 (E)(2) "To permit the extension of a district where the boundary line of a district divides a lot held in a single ownership at the time of the passage of this chapter." The public hearing will be held in the Glendale Town Hall, 80 E. Sharon, Glendale OH 45246, 513-771-7200. 1001692368

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GLENDALE Arrests/citations Wayneisha Rice, 21, 1656 Barnsdale Court, Cincinnati; operating a motor vehicle while under suspension and two traffic warrants; Feb. 18. Rigoberto Ortiz, 32, 11341 Lippleman Road, Cincinnati; operating a motor vehicle without a valid license; Feb. 20. Danielle Custard, 19, 1418 Joseph Street, Cincinnati; operating a motor vehicle while under suspension; Feb. 21. Jason Brooks, 27, 4575 Hutchinson Road, Cincinnati; traffic warrant from Sharonville Mayor's Court; Feb. 21. Jennifer Wells, 27, 1812 N. Grand Avenue, Connersville, IN; operating a motor vehicle while under suspension; Feb. 22.

Incidents/investigations Property damage Landmark Cemetery; bench damaged; person responsible for damage identified; restitution will be paid to Landmark Church for the damage; Feb. 16.

SHARONVILLE Arrests/citations William Charleston, 21, 8171 Autumn Woods Lane, drug abuse at westbound 275 and Interstate 75, Feb. 20. Ryan Gerth, 25, 9350 Marker Drive, operating vehicle intoxicated at 75, Feb. 19. Samuel Johnson, 25, 1674 Oak Street, possession of drugs at 11385 Chester Road, Feb. 19. Kaitlyn Fulford, 19, 2047 Woodtrail, drug paraphernalia at I275, Feb. 19. Aashawn Johnson, 21, 2351 Estate Court, drug abuse at 2000 E. Kemper, Feb. 17. Tyler Hershberger, 25, 5748 Winding Creek Way, operating vehicle intoxicated at U.S. 42, Feb. 18. James Deng, 38, 2358 Jeremy Court, open container at E275,

Feb. 17. James Trent, 32, 648 Arlington Ave., theft at 3900 Hauck Road, Feb. 16. Brenda O'Neill, 37, 7578 Newkirk, drug paraphernalia at Executive Suites, Feb. 16. Johnathon Bringes, 20, 11353 Lippelman, possession at 11353 LIppelman, Feb. 15.

Incidents/investigations Breaking and entering Tools valued at $2,300 removed at 11961 Reading Road, Feb. 16. Burglary TVs, jewelry valued at $7,750 removed at 24 Jamestown Drive, Feb. 16. Attempt reported at 3830 Elljay Drive, Feb. 16. Theft Cell phone valued at $500 removed at 11795 Lebanon Road, Feb. 17. Purse and contents of unknown value removed at 1429 E. Kemper Road, Feb. 12. Cell phone valued at $300 removed at 5855 Hauck Road, Feb. 18. Computer equipment valued at $105 removed at 11755 Mosteller Road, Feb. 17. $40 removed at Reading Road, Feb. 16. Theft, criminal damaging Reported at 12131 S. Pines Drive, Feb. 7. Catalytic converter of unknown value removed at 11080 Chester Road, Feb. 15. Catalytic converter of unknown value removed at 2631 E. Crescentville Road, Feb. 14. Theft, disorderly conduct File of unknown value removed at 11956 Lebanon Road, Feb. 12. Theft, identity theft Money order valued at $257 removed at 10960 Reading Road, Feb. 17.

SPRINGDALE Arrests/citations Sasha Sneed, 18, 2065 Clifton Ave., disorderly conduct at 11700 Princeton Pike, Feb. 10. Jacquelyn Ruehl, 28, 9481 McCauley Road, theft at 12109 Lawnview Ave., Feb. 10.


Cekiya Elliot, 19, 5417 Ehrling Road, theft at 11700 Princeton Pike, Feb. 13. Vinterna Ross, 18, 104 Versailles, theft at 11700 Princeton Pike, Feb. 12. Kalicsto Lopez, 34, 615 Bancroft, rape at 12105 Lawnview Ave., Feb. 12. Juvenile female, 17, theft at 493 Kemper, Feb. 19. Stephen Hill, 49, 3531 Cornell Drive, theft, possession of criminal tools at 11700 Princeton Pike, Feb. 19.Jamie Code, 21, 490 Colby Court, disorderly conduct at 11725 Commons Drive, Feb. 19. Michael Goldson, 46, 681 Allen Ave., domestic violence at 561 Allen Ave., Feb. 18. James Manning, 37, 1064 Delhi Ave., disorderly conduct at 320 Glensprings Drive, Feb. 17. Raymond Conway, 51, 740 Wyoming Ave., theft at 12105 Lawnview Ave., Feb. 16. Hakeem Williams, 21, 485 Dewdrop Circle, drug abuse, drub paraphernalia, Feb. 16. Saraunn Hinton, 40, 932 VanBuren Ave., driving under the influence at 932 VanBuren Ave., Feb. 16. Hilary Kaczmarek, 34, 11888 Elmgrove Circle, driving under the influence, Feb. 15.

Criminal mischief Reported at 12018 Crossings Drive, Feb. 13. Domestic Female reported at Northland Blvd., Feb. 10. Male reported at Northland Blvd., Feb. 11. Female reported at Bancroft, Feb. 12. Forgery Counterfeit money reported at 11700 Princeton Pike, Feb. 16. Identity theft Reported at 3616 Kenilworth Court, Feb. 15. Menacing Victim threatened at 11050 Springfield Pike, Feb. 14. Theft Vehicle removed at 33 Kemper Road, Feb. 6. Reported at 12105 Lawnview, Feb. 16. Cell phone valued at $300 removed at 100 Kemper Road, Feb. 16. Clothing valued at $105 removed at 11700 Princeton Pike, Feb. 18. Wallet and contents valued at $38 removed at 11700 Princeton Pike, Feb. 19. Light cover of unknown value removed at 11755 Commons Circle, Feb. 19.




Aggravated robbery Reported at 1120 Chesterdale Drive, Feb. 20. Assault Victim struck at Chesterdale, Feb. 11. Burglary Ipod valued at $225 removed at 549 Cloverdale Ave., Feb. 10. Attempt made at Grandin, Feb. 12. Residence entered at 549 Cloverdale, Feb. 18. Child endangerment Reported at 11340 Princeton Pike, Feb. 7. Criminal damaging Vehicle window damaged at 11700 Princeton Pike, Feb. 8. Vehicle entered and door damaged at Springfield Pike, Feb. 11. Vehicle window damaged at 325 Pictoria Drive, Feb. 11.

Antwon Jamar Whitmire, 5731 Pearton Court, 18, charged with burglary, Compton Road, Jan. 26. Thomas Wylie King, 8388 Wicklow Ave., 20, charged with criminal trespass and receiving stolen property, Fleming Road, Feb. 8. Juvenile arrested at Oak Park and charged with vandalism (vehicle), Feb. 1. Juvenile arrested at Oak Park and charged with (3X) felonious assault, Feb. 1.

Incidents/investigations Burglary Suspect(s) entered residence through an unlocked front door. Taken was cash, electronics and the victim's vehicle from the garage, Brayton Ave., Feb.

ABOUT POLICE REPORTS The Community Press publishes the names of all adults charged with offenses. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. To contact your local police department: » Evendale, Chief Niel Korte, 563-2249. » Glendale, Chief Dave Warman, 771-7645 or 771-7882. » Sharonville, Chief Mike Schappa, 563-1147. » Springdale, Chief Mike Mathis, 346-5790. » Wyoming, Chief Gary J. Baldauf, 821-0141. 8. Unknown suspect(s) entered the victim's residence through an open window and took several items. Oregon Trail, Feb. 8. Theft Unlocked vehicle parked behind residence entered and a pink coach wallet taken, a Visa credit card inside wallet was used in Northern Kentucky but bank declined all attempts for purchases, Cochise Court, Jan 23. Two unlocked vehicles were entered and a pair of gloves was taken from one and the second vehicle had a checkbook taken, East Charlotte Ave., Jan 25. Five batteries taken from five vehicles at a business on Wyoming Ave., Jan 30. Unlocked vehicle entered and several packs of cigarettes taken, Ritchie Ave., Feb. 8. Unlocked vehicle entered and 10-15 dollars in U.S. coin taken, Ritchie Ave., Feb. 8. Unlocked vehicle entered and set of keys taken, Ritchie Ave., Feb. 8. Unlocked vehicle entered and 5-7 dollars in singles taken, Hillcrest Drive, Feb. 8.

Henry A. Cox

Henry A. Cox, 80, of Sharonville died Feb. 25. Survived by children Debbie (Tom) Bartesko and Marlin and John Cox; grandchildren Kim Ruehrwein, Chris Bartesko and Ally, Tyler, Blake, Jadyn, Summar and Skylar Cox; great-grandchildren Emily and Benjamin Ruehrwein; and brothers Harold James Cox and George Kenneth Cox. Preceded in death by wife, Doris Ann (nee Oakes). Services were Feb. 29 at Mihovk-Rosenacker Funeral Home, Evendale. Memorials to: Hospice of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 45263.


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