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Cute as buttons, Vermont Elementary School students put on a show that spilled over with talent. They entered the gym to the sounds of automobile engines, because this was, after all, a musical trip by car across the USA. SEE LIFE, B1

Role models

Evendale Elementary students, staff and volunteers devoted May 3 to promote the importance of preventing bullying in school. SEE SCHOOLS, A5

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Fundraiser is wheel deal By Kelly McBride Reddy

The path to victory was a mile long, and Ben Derge rode it 38 times. Wyoming’s wheel-a-thon brought out about 130 children and their parents on a recent Saturday, despite the unseasonable cold. Riding the loop through the Wyoming neighborhood kept them warm as they raised funds for their schools and awareness of bike safety. Funds raised by the Parent School Association are used for equipment and programs throughout the district. Two prizes are awarded each year at the wheel-a-thon. The student fund-raiser who rides the most miles receives two tickets to Kings Island. The student who raises the most money gets an indoor waterpark party at the Powel Crosley YMCA. Ben Derge, a fifth-grader at Wyoming Middle School, rode 38 miles, the most ever ridden in the wheel-a-thon, which dates back at least 15 years. Winners are announced at the May Fete event May 20. Wyoming parent Kristen


Riders come and go on the mile-long route during the wheel-a-thon. KELLY MCBRIDE REDDY/STAFF

Mike Derge stands above the crowd during the wheel-a-thon fund-raiser in Wyoming. Knoebber organized the event for the Parent School Association, along with the Wyoming Police Department. “We have no course without the police,” Knoebber said. “It’s a safety and fitness-oriented fund raiser for the Wyoming schools. “The best part it that it gets a lot of students outside, riding miles and miles, and interacting with the police.” “The police department’s par-

ticipation in the Wyoming WheelA-Thon is a great opportunity for our police officers to share some good bike safety tips with the kids while allowing the kids to get to know the police officers who keep them safe,” Wyoming Police Chief Gary Baldauf said. Four members of the department worked the three-hour event, patrolling the route, blocking off roads from traffic and fitting kids with bike helmets. Sgt. Mike World and officers Sean Feldhaus, John McGillis and Mitch Murphy also registered bikes and offered bike safety tips.


For more photos from the event, see page A3 “It’s a good opportunity to remind kids of bicycle safety and the importance of wearing helmets,” Feldhaus said. Harry Powers, 8, was fitted with a new helmet, and he filled out a registration form for his new bicycle. “I like it,” he said of the wheela-thon. “I got to see my friends and I got to ride my new bike.”

Lights, camera, but no sound in Sharonville By Kelly McBride Reddy

Viewing schedule

Sharonville City Council held its first videotaped meeting May 11, but residents likely won’t be able to view it due to audio difficulties. Microphones didn’t pick up the voices of half of the dais, though technicians from Intercommunity Cable Regulatory Commission, which tapes the meetings, said that will be fixed by the next meeting May 25. Council voted on no ordinances or resolutions, though several committees presented reports. Among them: • Councilman Kerry Rabe reported on the Department of Building and Planning. Permit fees collected in April were down compared to last year, but Rabe said deposits to that point for 2010 were even with those made in 2009. April deposits totaled $11,608, he said. • Rabe also reported on Convention Center activity, where 26 organizations held events in April,

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Deputy Safety Service Director Robert Fisher presents a report during the first videotaped meeting of Sharonville City Council (note the camera above Fisher).

generating $79,972 in revenue. • Councilman Paul Schmidt said the Health Department was busy in April, inspecting pools and investigating complaints of high grass. • Councilman Greg Pugh reported that Mount Pleasant

Paving began work on Mosteller Road April 22, restricting the street to one lane north and south. Curbs are bring removed and then replaced over a three-to-four week period. Driveways to businesses along Mosteller Road will not be blocked, Pugh said. • Police officers participated in firearms training at the Butler County/West Chester Township range in April, according to Councilman Rob Tankersley. Officers received training in high-stress physical situations, he reported. Officer Cheryl Baarlaer was selected as Police Officer of the Year, and clerk Jennifer Setters received the Civilian Employee of the Year from coworkers in the police department.

• The fire department has been working to flush the city’s 842 hydrants. Work is expected to be completed by the end of May, Tankersley reported. The fire department also reported that many of the hydrants are failing and need to be rebuilt. The cost to rebuild is at least $400 per hydrant. Tankersley reported that the department had spent $12,000 on repairs as of April. He said the city had saved more than $1,750 in labor costs by having city crews repair 10 hydrants in April. • Councilwoman Vicki Hoppe reported that the Parks and Recreation Department will hold several programs and events in May. They include a program on antiques, the annual mom prom, the city’s garage sale and swim lesson signups. For more information, call 563-2895. • Councilman Ed Cunningham reported that the Sharonville Chamber of Commerce will hold a business connection luncheon May 20. Creators of the Super Bowl-winning Doritos ad will speak at the event.

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Y tries to dance to Guinness record By Marc Emral


More than 230 people attempted to enter the Guinness Book of World Records by dancing to “YMCA” Saturday, May 8, at the Powel Crosley Jr. YMCA in Finneytown. They danced to a combined band from Finneytown, Winton Woods and Wyoming high schools. The dance and record attempt was a promotion for the opening of the new pool on May 22.


Dancing to “YMCA” at the Powel Crosley Jr. YMCA in Finneytown May 8 were Amy Grider, left front, of Springfield Township, the Powel Crosley Y’s director of competitive swimming Mike Leonard, center, and Patricia Scott, right front, of Roselawn.


Cindy Tomaszewski, executive director of the Powel Crosley Jr. YMCA in Finneytown, uses a bullhorn to give instructions to the YMCA dancers May 8 at the Y. More than 230 people participated in dancing to “YMCA” trying to get the feat into the Guinness World Records.

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Rick Canter, Finneytown High School band director, conducts “YMCA” as part of the Powel Crosley Jr. YMCA in Finneytown attempt to enter the Guinness World Records. The band is comprised of Finneytown, Winton Woods and Wyoming high schools band members. The record attempt was part of a promotion for the new pool, scheduled to open May 22.



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It might have been a record-setting day in Finneytown May 8. A count of 235 people entered the new empty pool at Powel Crosley Jr. YMCA and danced to “YMCA” in an attempt to set a Guinness World Record. The dancing was a promotion for the new pool, scheduled to open May 22. The record will be for having the most people participate in singing the Village People hit song from the 1970s while in a swimming pool. John Bloomstrom, of Bloomstrom Marketing Advisors, did some research and determined no one has that record. “I just want to have fun,” Bloomstrom said before the attempt. The participants climbed down a ladder into the pool shoeless – so as not to mar the paint – and lined up in the shallow end. Behind them were a combination of band members from Finneytown, Winton Woods and Wyoming high schools. They provided the music under the direction of Rick Canter, band director at Finneytown High School. There were even two lifeguards with floatation devices just in case. The new pool will be a 50 meters by 25 yards. The Y will have four pools – with a combined 800,000 gallons of water capacity. “This lets us offer more aquatic programs,” Bloomstrom said. “It will give the members more options.” A video of the event will be sent to Guinness in England, and posted on YouTube. If the Y wants to try again it will be a wet try. The pool was scheduled to be filled last week.


Powel Crosley Jr. YMCA Executive Director Cindy Tomaszewski counts the people who danced to “YMCA” in an attempt to enter the Guinness World Records May 8 in the Y in Finneytown.


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Wheel done!

Scenes from Wyoming’s annual wheel-a-thon, which helped raise money for the Parent School Association. The city locks off a neighborhood and cyclists ride the one-mile course. Ben Derge was the winner, with 38 laps around the course.


Chase Gilhart, right, and Ben Derge check in as they pass a mile marker during the Wyoming Wheel-A-Thon. Derge rode the most miles during the three-hour event, with a recordbreaking 38 miles.


Officer John McGillis, left, checks in as Officer Sean Feldhaus secures a bike helmet for Harry Powers, 8, who was riding his new bicycle in the wheel-a-thon.





Riders stop for a drink as they round the bend on the mile-long loop during Wyoming’s wheel-a-thon.

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Kristen Knoebber, left, checks with volunteers who register participants for the wheel-a-thon.

BRIEFLY The Society of Historic Sharonville is now in its 21st year. Located at the intersection of Creek and Main in downtown Sharonville, the Society of Historic Sharonville is also home to a museum containing many interesting exhibits and a railroad diorama. Although admission to the museum is absolutely free, donations are always gladly accepted. The museum is an ideal place for local, regional, state

and even national research. With the local branches of the Public Library of Hamilton County and Greater Cincinnati sending much of the geneological research materials back to the main office in downtown Cincinnati, the central location of the SHS offers visitors easy access to materials. The publication of The Sharonville Cookbook in 2007 was a success and copies of the 200-plus recipe book are still available for only $9. Stop in at the museum for a copy

or drop by Nancy’s Hallmark in Sharonville or the Sharonville Recreation Center on Thornview Drive. Plans are under way for an updated history book on the Sharonville environs. New research has revealed that past publications contained inconsistencies with the later findings. The use of computer enhanced imagery has also allowed the SHS to view older photographs and many objects are now visible that once were not. All SHS photographs have been digitally

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Project catapults lesson in physics By Kelly McBride Reddy


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In the name of learning, one Princeton teacher was willing to risk egg on his face. Students at Princeton High School recently built catapults designed to propel an egg at least five meters. Some were successful, others fell a bit short, but all of the students learned about physics, as well as some engineering. The lesson included kinetic energy transferred to the egg, elastic potential energy, Newton’s Third Law, tension and projectile motion. It was all wrapped up in a catapult that sent an egg flying into the air, aimed at a target decorated with a photo of the teacher’s face. Jasmine Smith used a spring to propel her egg, which traveled 5.1 meters. “I learned that elastic and kinetic energy helped our catapult,” Smith said. Physics teacher Chris Anderson said the students were given three weeks to design and build their cata-

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Students had fun learning physics through a project in which they built a catapult to propel an egg at a target decorated with a photo of their teacher’s face.


Morgan Bullock, from left, Amani Williams and Jada Pollard prepare to launch their catapult, powered by rubber bands that used tension for power.

Motorists urged to use caution on wet roads With the snow and ice of another Cincinnati winter behind us, many drivers take road conditions for granted. However, rain and wet roads contribute to nearly a million crashes nationwide annually, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, many of which are preventable if only motorists understood the distinction between driving on wet versus dry roads. “The biggest difference between driving on wet roads is the amount of available traction, which affects the handling and reaction of your vehicle,” said New Driver Car Control Clinic’s district manager Ed Haines. “Drivers don’t take into consideration how a vehicle is going to react differently due to road conditions.” What can drivers do to stay safe on the roads during and after a downpour? • Slow down: allow more travel time if needed. When you drive slowly, a greater amount of your tire’s tread will be on the road, resulting in better traction. Additionally, try to drive at a steady pace and avoid jerky movements when braking, accelerating, or turning. • Exercise extreme caution after a long dry spell. Over time, engine oil and grease build up on the road when the weather is dry. When mixed with water from the rain, the road becomes extremely slick. As the rain continues the oil will wash away, but the first few hours can be the most

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dangerous. • Drive toward the middle of the road. Most of America’s roads are crowned in the middle, which means that the water will run off to the sides. Keeping your car in the middle of the road will help to avoid deep standing puddles. • Turn on your headlights. In light rain and in gloomy, foggy, or overcast conditions, this will help you to help you see the road and help other drivers see you. • Brake earlier and with reduced force. This action increases the stopping distance between you and the car in front of you and lets the driver behind you know that you are slowing down. Better yet, take your foot off the accelerator to slow down. • Maintain the proper following distance. It takes up to three times longer to stop on wet roads. This is true even if your tires are good-quality wet-weather tires. So don’t tailgate, and be alert for brake lights on the car in front of you. We have heard of the two-second following rule: this needs to be increased in wet weather because a stopping suddenly on a wet road is one of the leading causes of crashes. Keeping the appropriate distance will also help you avoid the tire spray from vehicles ahead of you, which can reduce vision. • Stay on top of your car’s condition. Regularly check brakes, tire pressures, tire tread depth, windshield wipers and defroster operation so that you are not

caught unprepared. • Avoid driving through puddles and standing water. Not only could there be a suspension- or tire-damaging pothole hiding underneath, just a small amount of water can cause serious damage to a modern vehicle’s electrical system. If you do drive through water, it is recommended that you tap the breaks to remove the water from the car’s rotors. • Hydroplaning is a common cause of crashes and skidding in wet weather. This occurs when the water in front of the tires builds up faster than the vehicle’s weight can push it out of the way. The water pressure causes the vehicle to rise up and glide across the water’s surface. At this point, the tires can be completely out of contact with the road and in danger of skidding or drifting out of the lane. If this happens, the driver should take his or her foot off the gas pedal without braking excessively, according to Haines. Less speed means the tires will have less water to deal with and the car will eventually regain contact with the road. Additionally, turn the steering wheel in the direction of the skid. As you recover control, gently straighten the wheels into the direction that you want to go. Although wet roads will affect your ability to drive safely, following these tips will make you much more likely to arrive at your destination safely and without incident.

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Evendale Elementary devoted May 3 to promote the prevention of bullying in school. Student Tanner Bradford stands proud as Cincinnati Bengal Bobbie Williams signs his shirt. Williams spoke to the students during an assemble on how bullying others is not cool and shouldn’t be accepted.

Preventing bullying


First-grade teacher Alice Fitzgerald and her students sign a banner stating they will not bully others. The banner, signed by all the students and staff at Evendale, will be hung in the school’s cafatorium.

Evendale Elementary students, staff and volunteers devoted May 3 to promote the importance of preventing bullying in school. The OLWEUS bullying prevention program, adopted by Princeton City Schools, was introduced to the Evendale students during the day’s events. The event also included motivational speakers Evendale Mayor Don Apking, State Rep. Connie Pillich and Cincinnati Bengal Bobbie Williams.




Princeton High School basketball player Ulysses Thomas demonstrates his basketball skills to Evendale student Nicholas Caracci.

Princeton High School basketball students demonstrate the importance of team work to Stacy Broenner’s kindergarten students. The basketball team was part of station No. 3 which included students who are left out, which is a form of bullying.

Evendale Elementary devoted May 3 to promote the prevention of bullying in school. Here, students from the Princeton High School Key Club lead station No. 2 at the event.

Students Zachary Lichtenberg, Kaitlyn Miller, Clay Kessler and Carly Petersman fill out the fourth bully rule on their shield. All students were given a shield and the four rules of bullying were added at different stations that the students attended throughout the day.


Evendale Elementary devoted May 3 to promote the prevention of bullying in school. From left: thirdgrade teacher Mandy Pence, Evendale Wal-Mart manager Jeff Gabrelcik and Evendale Principal Jemel Weathers hold the $5,000 check that Wal-Mart donated to the school. The money will be used for materials, shirts and other supplies the school needs to keep the OLWEUS bully program at the school.


HONOR ROLLS Wyoming Middle School The following students have earned honors for the third quarter of 2009-2010.


Mark Akinbi, Lily Anderson, Anna Baize, Rachel Behrman, Leah Berger, Chris Betagole, Mason Boling, Maddie Boster, Katie Bowling, Jack Brown, John Brown, Kelsey Brunsman, Chris Bucher, Natalie Burchard, Tommy Busemeyer, Kristine Campbell, Maya Candadai, Max Childs, Kelly Cholvat, Kennedy Clark, Cameron Cramer, Claire Crawford, Grace Crawford, Zenobia DeCoteau, Becky Denson, Tom Dickson, Caroline Duke, Maggie Ebling, Claire Edwards, Sarah Edwards, Kit Ely, Lauren Everett, Adam Eyman, Alexander Fee, Alfredo Fee, Ben Fershtman, Jonathan Finney, Benny Friedman, Ahmad Frost, Logan Gage, Joey Gallick, Alex Gieske, Ian Goertzen, Bo Graham, Laila Grayson, Anna Guan, Lily Hackett, Chloe Halsted, Noah Hamilton, Jared Heidotting, Jennifer Heisey, Peter Izenson, Heather Jackson, Anna Kamphaus, Alex Kellner, Michael Kelly, Emma Klug, Ellen Koesterman, Allie Kraft, Kathryn Kraner, Robert Kuyath, Trey Lampley, Sarah Lebuhn, Jessica Leish, Matthew Lethander, Olivia Linn, Marie Lippert, Zach Lower, Aden Maddux, Will Marty, Kelsey Maxwell, Peter McGrath, Max Mclaughlin, Sarah McRae, Steven Meier, Wes Meyer, Duke Mitchell, Michael Montgomery, David Moody, Henry Moore, Hannah Neal, Daria Oberholzer, Niki Plattenburg, Nat Polley, Remington Pool, Nolan Prevish, Galen Robison, Josh Rosenthal, Anna Ross, Danielle Rush, Rachel Rusk, Jonathan Rutter, Megan Schneider, Gabby Schroeder, Katie Sena, Carson Skidmore, Cambray Smith, Michael Smith, Marta Stewart, Melissa Stuart, David Thoms, Logan Thoresen, Blair Tieger, Chandler Todd, Dominic

Vamosi, Carly Varland, Christopher Viens, Matthew Viens, Gus Volan, Chris Walker, Katie Walker, Rachel Walters, Marisa Warm, Danielle Warren, Joel Weis, Michael Whaley and Sam White.

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Yaseen Abdus-Saboor, Sami Abel, Isabelle Andersen, Stephen Barrett, Josh Beasley, Rachel Berg, Vera Bostwick, Nichole Boue’, Myles Bourbon, Allison Bower, Ana Bucki-Lopez, Anya Carion, Grant Carr, Will Carter, Parker Chalmers, Stephen Cholvat, Max Chou, Will Courtney, Evan Cramer, Antonio Cruz, Olivia Cunningham, Jacob DeMott, Hope Dow, David Dreier, Katie Dudek, Connor Eldredge, Evan Emanuelson, Julia Engel, Tim Fitch, Hannah Fraik, Adam Frankel, Hannah Fridy, Annie Gallick, Claire Galloway, Declan Gaylo, Drew Gold, Prajit Goli, Sean Gray, India Hackle, Briana Hall, Kramer Hampton, Emma Harrison, Cassie Heldman, Nathaniel Hipsley, John Hughes, Elise Hurwitz, Katherine Irvine, Sam Izenson, Mackenzie Jacquemin, Anna Jayne, Ian Jones, Sarah Jordan, Caitlin Kelly, Sophia Koenderink, Emma Komrska, Kathrine Krekeler, Adam Lewis, Taylor Lovejoy, Nathan Lowe, Maddie Maisel, Margaret Manley, Tucker Marty, Herbert Meisner, Brooke Metayer, Cecily Meyers, Becky Mort, Olivia Munneke, Ashton Nagler, Jamekia Nelson, Greta Noll, Bailey O’Hara, Asa Palmer, Sonia Pendery, Genevieve Pool, Asa Pranikoff, Roslyn Rathbone, Oliver Reinecke, Andy Renggli, Tim Rice, Hudson Rogers, Joe Rominger, Sara Sasson, Carly Schlager, Jack Schneider, Grace Schneider, Brianna Shell, Addie Smith, Jeremy Smucker, Natalie Souleyrette, Addie Spicer, Katie Spray, Madison Stiefbold, Ben Stites, Emma Tepe, Jackson Theile, Haley Thoresen, Toby Varland, Kayla Waldron, Laura Warner, Alexis Watkins, Hannah Weinstein, Sam Wiethe, Karly Williams, Kelsey Wilson, Sophia Wolber and Maggie Wolf.


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Bethany School ended spring break with an outing to a Cincinnati Reds game. The game was made extra special since the National Anthem was sung by the Bethany Singers, a group consisting of students in grades three through eight who meet once a week after school to learn songs beyond regular music class. Bethany Singers is directed by Corky Averbeck, with Melinda Boyd assisting.

COLLEGE CORNER Spring musical

Kyle McIntire of Sharonville is performing in Otterbein College’s musical production of “Pippin” from May 20 to May 23 and May 27 to May 29. McIntire is a sophomore musical theatre major at Otterbein.

The production will be in Cowan Hall (30 S. Grove St., Westerville, OH) on Otterbein’s campus. Tickets can be reserved by calling the theatre box office at 614-823-1109.


Nicole Ollier has been inducted into Xavier University’s Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society. Ollier is the daughter of Marc and Carol Ollier of Sharonville and is a junior majoring in special education at Xavier.



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This week in tennis

• Princeton placed fourth in the GMC finals, May 8. • Wyoming beat Talawanda 5-0, May 10. Wyoming’s Mason Bourbon beat Campbell 6-0, 6-0; Gustav Plattenburg beat D. Campbell 6-0, 60; Harrison Belew beat Roberts 6-1, 6-3; Matt Sumner and Jason Diamond beat Kiss and Bigler 6-0, 6-0; Alex Mangas and Adam Tucker beat Bader and Brown 6-2, 6-2. • Wyoming beat Indian Hill 3-2, May 12, in round four of the State Team Tournament. Wyoming’s Mason Bourbon beat Cepela 6-0, 6-0; Matt Sumner and Gustav Plattenburg beat Bauman and S. Desai; Alex Mangas and Jason Diamond beat Joshi and Kashyap 6-3, 7-5. • Princeton’s Dan Regenald and Conner Nagel beat Sycamore’s Stern and Karev 6-3, 6-3, in the quarterfinals of the doubles competition in Division I Sectionals, May 12. • Wyoming’s Gustav Plattenberg and Harrison Belew beat Indian Hill’s Desai and Baumann 3-6, 7-5, 6-0.

This week in track

• Princeton boys placed 19th in the Rod Russell Invitational, May 8. • Princeton girls placed fourth in the Rod Russell Invitational, May 8. Princeton’s Claudia Saunders won the 300 meter hurdles in 43.19. • McAuley girls placed second in the GGCL Scarlet meet, May 12. McAuley won the 4x800 meter relay in 9:38.15; and Lundyn Thompson won the sot put at 35 feet, 8 inches, and the discus at 123 feet, 3 inches. • Mount Notre Dame girls placed sixth in the GGCL Scarlet Meet, May 12.

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This week in baseball

• Moeller beat Hughes 200 in five innings in Division I Sectionals, May 13. Moeller’s David Whitehead pitched 13 strikeouts, and Ethan McAlpine was 4-4, hit a double and a triple, scored three runs and had three RBI. Moeller advances to play Lakota West, May 20. • Kings beat Princeton 100 in five innings in the Division I Sectional, May 11. • Finneytown beat Wyoming 9-2 in Division II Sectionals, May 13. Wyoming’s Joe Panos was 2-2. Follow Community Press sports on Twitter

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Princeton squads perform at GMC meet By Tony Meale

The Princeton High School track teams performed in the Greater Miami Conference Championship championships May 12 and May 14. The girls’ team, which totaled 88 points, finished third behind Sycamore (90) and Mason (170). The boys’ team, which totaled 45 points, finished eighth; Mason (176), Middletown (84) and Colerain (70) finished first through third, respectively. The Lady Vikings, which hoped to finish second at the GMC meet, have four top-three finishes this season. They placed second at the Colerain Invitational and won invitationals at Winton Woods and Princeton.

“Overall, we’ve had a really good year,” girls’ head coach Amanda Robinson said. “This is the strongest year of my three years here.” The Lady Vikings have been led by returning statequalifiers Jocelyn Spells and Claudia Saunders. Spells, a junior, is the reigning GMC Track Athlete of the Year and excels in the 200 and 400. She also leads multiple relay teams. The Lady Vikings won the 4x200 and 4x400 relays at the GMC meet in times of 1:43.73 and 3:57.68, respectively. “She’s doing exactly what she did last year,” Robinson said. Saunders, who as a freshman finished third at state in the 300 hurdles (42.65) and seventh in the 100 hurdles (14.81), has

This week in softball

• Mount Notre Dame beat Oak Hills 6-3, May 10. MND’s Sarah Young was the winning pitcher, and Dayden Shaffer was 2-3 and had two RBI. • Princeton beat Western Brown 8-3, May 10, in the Division I Sectional. Princeton’s Emma Ficke was the winning pitcher, and was 3-4 at bat with an RBI. Princeton advances to play Glen Este, May 12. • McAuley beat Winton Woods 10-0 in five innings in the Division I Sectional, May 10. McAuley’s Kayla Owens pitched 11 strikeouts, and Maria Meyer hit a double and had two RBI. McAuley advances to play Mount Notre Dame, May 12. • Glen Este beat Princeton 10-0 in six innings in Division I Sectionals, May 13. • Mount Notre Dame beat McAuley 6-0, May 13, in Division I Sectionals. MND’s Sarah Young was the winning pitcher, and Kristi Boreing was 2-4 with a triple and a homerun. MND advances to play Harrison, May 17. • Amelia beat Wyoming 2-1 in Division II sectionals, May 13.



Princeton sophomore Azariah Heard performs in the preliminaries of the 100 at the GMC track meet May 12. Heard advanced to the finals in the 100 and 200, winning both events in times of 10.98 and 21.83, respectively.


Princeton High School sophomore Claudia Saunders runs in the preliminaries of the 100 hurdles at the Greater Miami Conference track meet at Mason May 12. Saunders advanced to the finals in the 100 and 300 hurdles, winning both events in times of 14.73 and and 43.04, respectively. won both events at the GMC meet in times of 43.04 and 14.73, respectively. “She’s starting to really improve in the hurdles,” Robinson said. Saunders also added the pole vault to her repertoire and already set a school record by clearing 10 feet. Jada Grant, meanwhile, has also performed well in the hurdles, recording times of 15.19 and 46.46 in the 100 and 300, respectively. She is also the anchor of the 4x400 relay team. “She runs one of the smartest anchor legs I’ve ever seen,” Robinson said. Nicole Donnelly, Leah Nguyen and Taylor McCullough have also shown to be versatile contributors. “This is a very mentally tough team,” Robinson said. “They come to practice every day ready to work. They don’t hesitate to step up their game, and they’re ready to put in the effort.” Robinson acknowledged her team’s weaknesses in the throwing and distance events but has seen her team’s overall numbers double from approximately 25 to 50 in one year.

The boys’ team, meanwhile, hasn’t been as potent as compared to previous seasons. The Vikings won a three-team invitational against Western Brown and Reynoldsburg early in the season, but don’t have any other top-two finishes to speak of. “We’ve mainly been middle-of-the-pack,” head coach Jim Crumpler said. The Vikings’ most valuable performer has been sophomore Azariah Heard, who finished first at the GMC meet in the 100 and 200 in times of 10.98 and 21.83, respectively; he’s also played a pivotal role in Princeton’s relay teams. “Azariah’s been consistent all year,” Crumpler said. ‘He’s very impressive.” Steven Seay specializes in the 400 and 800 but missed two weeks of action due to shin splints – “He’s hoping to finish the year strong,” Crumpler said – while Sam Heaton and Jacob Rutz man the 1,600 and 3,200. The top field performer has been freshman Marc Ferguson, who specializes in the shot put and discus.

“He’s very coachable,” Crumpler said. Crumpler said he would’ve considered a topfive finish at the league meet quite an accomplishment. “The kids who are good have done a good job. The problem is, we don’t have a lot of them,” he said. “There aren’t a lot of upperclassmen on the team, and when you’re talking about freshman and sophomores running against juniors and seniors, there’s a big difference physically.” Crumpler said Princeton’s incoming freshman class is teeming with talent. “In terms of getting back to where we were, we’re a couple of years away,” Crumpler said. “But we’ll get there.” Both Princeton squads will perform in the district tournament at Mason May 19 and 21. The Vikings with the best odds of making state, Crumpler said, are Heard, Seay and Heaton, while Robinson hopes to send multiple relays and expects Saunders and Spells to qualify as individuals.

Wyoming has several standouts on the track By Mark Chalifoux

The Wyoming High School track and field team is young, but head coach Cornell Munlin said he thinks the team has strong potential. “We have a couple seniors but overall we don’t have a lot of track experience,” he said. “On the girls’ side we have mostly freshmen and sophomores so we need them to learn that track can be just as big as the other sports they play.” Munlin said a strong finish at the district meet and beyond would help build enthusiasm for the program in the offseason and get the team even more focused for next season. He also said having a good showing at

the league meet is important because that helps build school pride. The girls’ team is led by the 4x100-meter relay, which qualified for the state meet in 2009. Michelle Jolson, Nikki Mckee, Allanah Jackson and Bethany Gorby are on that relay. Gorby is also a standout hurdler for Wyoming. Tess Thorenson is back and is a major contributor and the team has some strong newcomers as well. Kayla Livingston, Sammy Schwartz, Gabrielle Curry and Cynthia Reinecke have all steadily improved this season for Wyoming. Alex Jordan is a talented thrower for Wyoming. Emily Stites is a sophomore distance runner who has already set school records in the mile and the

2-mile and could make it through to the state meet. “She’s a critical part of our team’s success,” Munlin said. The boys’ team doesn’t have as much depth as the girls, but there are some standouts for the Cowboys. Wyoming is led by a senior leader in Oliver Jawwaad. “He’s really come into his self at the right time,” Munlin said. Clifford Ngong is back and is a strong middle distance runner for Wyoming. Seth Gold and Patrick Ammerman are standout distance runners and Nick Weeg is doing well in the discus, along with Nick Burns. “They have really stepped up for us,” Munlin said. With the district meet


Wyoming sophomore Seth Gold competes in the boys’ 3,200 meter run at the Cincinnati Hills League track championships at Finneytown Friday, May 14. Gold finished second in the event. The Wyoming boys finished sixth at the meet. around the corner, Munlin said Wyoming has a few kids that could make some noise in the postseason.

“We have some athletic girls and with the relays, anything can happen,” he said. “The girls have some options with the relays so hopefully we’ll be able to get a few of them through. The boys could have some qualifiers as well if they run well at districts.” Munlin also praised the leadership from Jawwaad. “He’s one of the best I’ve had,” Munlin said. “He works hard and is a great leader and gets the most out of his abilities. He keeps the team’s enthusiasm and motivation up, and that’s a testament of him and where he’s come from.” “I know it’s a cliché, but if you wanted to look up a senior leader in the dictionary, you’d see a picture of Oliver Jawwaad,” Munlin said.

Sports & recreation

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The seventh Annual Princeton Vikings Athletic Hall of Fame Golf Outing is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 22, at Grand Victoria Golf Links. Lunch, dinner and great welcome gifts included with registration. Download the Registration Form at

FOSC tryouts

Fairfield Optimist Soccer Club will have tryouts for the fall 2010 to spring 2011 select season June 1-6 at Fairfield Optimist Soccer Fields. The tryouts are for all current and prospective boys and girls U6-U19. Fill out tryout registration form before coming to tryouts. The form can be found on the Web site. Go to and click on the tryout link for specific times and dates.

Learn to swim

Springdale Parks and Recreation Department is accepting swim lesson registrations from residents and nonresidents at the Springdale Community Center. The American Red Cross Learnto-Swim classes provide instruction to help swimmers of all ages and abilities develop their swimming and water safety skills. Lessons are designed to give students a positive learning experience and teach aquatic and safety skills in a logical progression. Six different skill levels for children ages three (by June 1) and up are available at a variety of times and dates.

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Mount Notre Dame students who participated in the spring collegiate sports signing, from left, in back are Shelby Kissel, Kate Eckels, Danielle King, Kristin Caccimelio. In second row are Kim Recinella, Molly Mullinger, Kristi Boering, Megan Rohlfs. In front are Kelly Dennis, Vanessa Hope, Nikki Server, MND Athletic Director Mark Schenkel, Maggie Speed and Dani Reiss. Wooster. Maggie Speed of West Chester will continue her soccer career at Tiffin University. Kim Recinella of Mason will swim for Marshall University. Molly Mullinger of Blue Ash will join the golf program at the University of Cincinnati. Kristi Boreing of Deer Park will play softball for Wright State University. Kelly Dennis of Symmes

Township will bring her success from MND’s tennis program to Chestnut Hill College. Vanessa Hope of Loveland will run track for The Citadel. In addition to her track scholarship, Vanessa can also boast being only the second woman from Cincinnati ever to be accepted into this prestigious institution. The MND volleyball program is proud to announce that four more Cougars will

continue their volleyball careers. A total of seven MND seniors will play volleyball at the collegiate level next fall. Kristen Caccimelio of Mason will play for Walsh University. Kate Eckels of Loveland and Megan Rohlfs of Goshen will both continue playing volleyball at the collegiate level at Ashland University. Danielle King of Loveland signed to Edinboro University.

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Fees range from $5 for members to $40 for non-members. Space is limited. Early registration is encouraged. Call 346-3910.

1, 2, 3 Swim

Recognized as an award-winning program by the state of Ohio Parks and Recreation Association, the free 1, 2, 3 Swim! program returns this summer to the Springdale community pool for one day. Ages 7-11 are 10-10:45 a.m., Saturday, June 5. Ages 3-6 are 11-11:45 a.m., Saturday, June 5. This class will help determine swimming abilities so children can be correctly placed in a regular swimming class. The student/instructor ratio is 5-1 and space is limited so register early. Deadline is June 1. This class is not designed to teach a child to become a good swimmer or even survive in the water on their own. It is an introduction and evaluation of swimming abilities. The pool will not open for open swim until 12:15 p.m. Call 346-3910.

Adult swim lessons

Springdale Parks and Recreation is offering adult swim lessons. The easy-going instructors will work with adults at their own ability level and at a pace comfortable to them. Experienced swimmers will also get help with new strokes and skills. The class is 6:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday nights for eight weeks

beginning June 10. Cost is $10 for pool members, and $20 for non-pool members (residents with fitness or activity memberships). Non-residents are $60.

Super Senior Slow Pitch Softball

Super Senior Softball League, which draws players from all over the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area, has five teams and would like to enroll at least 12 more seniors ages 73 and older to make up a sixth team to balance out the league. The purpose of the league is for fun, exercise and camaraderie among seniors who enjoy playing slow pitch and making friends. Super Senior Slow Pitch Softball has its opening day on Wednesday, May 19, at the Blue Ash Fields on Grooms Road. All seniors will play and bat. Cost for the season is $15 per player. Call Bob Holbert at 513-831-5709 for more information. There is no admission for coming to watch a game.

Baseball academy

The University of Cincinnati is conducting an All-Star Baseball Academy Ohio College Coaches Camp Wednesday and Thursday, June 9 and 10. The camp is open to all committed baseball players ages 13-18. All instruction will be done by college coaches. All aspects of baseball will be covered and available for each participant. Players can choose a specific

skill to work on in the morning sessions and use that skill in the afternoon. Hitting will be the main focus in the afternoon with live batting practice, cage work, bunting and small group mechanical seminars. Cost is $250 per participant. All personal checks should be made out to ASBA. Visa and Master Card are accepted. Registration and credit card payments can be made at

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On Wednesday, April 21, Mount Notre Dame conducted its annual spring collegiate sports signing. The MND Salerno Center for the Performing Arts was packed with friends, family, coaches and teammates to celebrate the 13 MND seniors as they signed to their respective colleges in a very Cougar celebration. Several coaches shared their memories of the MND student-athletes, expressed their admiration for these dedicated young women and sent them on to the next chapter of their athletic careers with well-wishes, confident that they will succeed. For MND tennis coach Judy Dennis, this was an extra special and emotional day as she wished her star player all the best in her collegiate career and expressed her pride in the young woman she is – that MND tennis star happens to be her daughter Kelly. Shelby Kissel of Amberley Village will join Bellarmine University’s basketball program. Dani Reiss of Hamilton Township signed to the University of Dayton as the Flyer’s newest cheerleader. Nikki Sever of Goshen will play field hockey this fall for the College of

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Too much Pepper?

Vistors to posted these comments to a story about Hamilton County Commissioner David Pepper’s proposal to cap the county’s income tax credit at either $133,000 or $153,000 of a home’s value: “Sounds like an incentive for the assessor to raise the appraisal bar! Anyone propose spending cuts?” ViewFromTheEast “Would the last person to leave Hamilton County please turn off the lights?” NewportJeff “Those bad ol’ rich people. Make them pay for everything ... at least until they are taxed out of the rich bracket.” knowitall1000 “I’m a democrat and I don’t even own a home, and even I think that’s unfair. Totally unfair. Those in higher income brackets are already subject to higher taxes. Why would we double tax them making them pay higher taxes on their properties? Isn’t David Pepper a

Republican? Or does he just hate Hamilton County? An initiative like this would simply force people to move to the surrounding counties.” cindywho “Didn’t politicians at the time promise the real estate tax incentive to encourage property owners to vote for the sales tax increase to fund the stadiums? So now these commissioners can just stick it to the property owners without a vote? If so, these guys have definitely earned their own ‘term limits!’ Every property owner in the county should vote them out at the first chance to do so.” sportssenseguy “Lots of fair points here. However, since one of the only other legitimate ways to raise the revenue needed for the ongoing demands of ‘downtown Hamilton County’ and its projects is to eliminate the sales tax credit entirely, perhaps this is a short term solution that needs to be given consideration. “With the pending reevaluation due on all properties in 2011, if all properties have generally suffered a decline, then those at the bottom of the assessed values will be required to pay more because the entire ‘value of the

CH@TROOM May 12 questions

Were you surprised by Tea Party founder Mike Wilson’s victory in the Republican primary for 28th House District? Why do you think he won? “I am reminded of Jean Schmidt’s first primary victory for the Second Congressional District in a large field including two who were much better known to voters. They, however, each viewed the other as their chief rival and besmirched and befouled, each other leaving Jean with her dedicated Right-To-Life coterie to win the day undoubtedly with some help from those thoroughly disgusted by the campaign of the supposed leaders. I am not accusing Wilson’s opponents of mudslinging, only pointing out that in a primary that has little else to draw voters a relatively small but dedicated following can prevail. The trick for Wilson will be how well he is able to fare against the intelligent, highly capable, hardworking Pillich.” A.M.B. “I continue to be amazed that the Tea Party which supposedly is dedicated to the overhaul of our government consistently seeks to align itself with the GOP, which has heretofore been steadfast in opposing all change and has consistently been a champion the status quo. Go figure!” J.B.

“I’m not surprised at all that Mike Wilson won the Republican primary. The first time I heard him speak was at a rally at Fountain Square a little over a year ago. He was a businessman so distraught over the burden big government was placing on business entrepreneurs he started the Cincinnati Tea Party to do something about it. I remember thinking, ‘Now, there’s a guy with the courage of his convictions.’ And I liked his convictions. Apparently a lot of other people liked them, too, because the crowd was huge and they were cheering at just about everything he said. “I was so glad when he decided to run for office. As a volunteer on his campaign I was able to observe that he didn’t just work

Next questions Evendale is developing a bicycle master plan to connect neighborhoods to the business district and generally promote a “bike culture” in the village. Do you think this is a good idea? Why or why not? Should a U.S. Supreme Court justice have prior judicial experience? Why or why not? Every week The Tri-County Press asks readers a question they can reply to via e-mail. Send your answers to with Chatroom in the subject line. hard (tirelessly, actually), he worked smart. I know he’ll do the same when we send him to the state legislature!” C.W.

What are your memories of your high school prom? “Not very pleasant. I was a skinny kid from a poor family in a small town, in a small parochial high school, and I wasn’t a jock, nor was I particularly good with girls. So I didn’t really plan to go to the prom. “However, the nun in charge of these things decided that she was going to assemble all the boys and girls who didn’t have prom dates in the gym, have them face each other, and pick a date. “It’s been too many years, so I can’t remember if we were just to pick the girl across from us or not, but I think that’s what it was. “My date is now a nun herself.” B.B. “I didn’t go – the whole formal dance concept just didn’t appeal to me. On the night of my senior prom I went to the movies with my boyfriend – who for the past 38 years has been my husband. “And we would still rather go to the movies than to a formal dinner or dance!” J.S.B. “Prom? Weird dress, painful shoes, no sleep, nice date.” L.A.D.

jurisdiction’ has declined thus making every homeowners share just a little larger. The credit/ elimination for the lower value end may in fact keep that pain to a minimum. Since many folks at that end of the scale probably don’t benefit from itemized deductions like the higher value end of the scale, this just might be a ‘righting of previous wrongs’ in permitting the higher end values a disproportionate share of the sales tax credit.” groat “Butler, Warren and Clermont counties will all support Pepper’s proposal.” SeawayPlayboy “Geez. My home isn’t in one of those ranges, but my property taxes went up $1,200 a year because of their reassessment so I wonder how much the houses in that price range already went up due to reassessment and now they want to tax them more? Haven’t we learned from New Jersey yet? Most of New Jersey’s high earners moved out of the state due to taxes now they are in a world of hurt ... I guess Cincinnati wants to keep pushing more and more home owners to clermont or butler counties. “I for one may be selling my house soon and moving to another country ...

with lower property taxes ... ridiculous the crap these politicians come up with.” Tmade01 “When someone buys into a high growth area they should expect to also pay higher taxes. Inspite of higher taxes the owner’s wealth increases at a higher rate than tax increases. It’s a good plan, Mr. Pepper. “It’s rather ironic that the conservative opponents are among the same group that created this unaffordable stadium tax in the first place. Pepper, Portune and now Hartman have inherited a mess left behind by former commissioners just like President Obama inherited the mess left behind by the former administration.” CincyTom “Typical liberal Democratic response to a problem. Let’s raise taxes on the ‘rich.’ Of course ‘rich’ in this case appears to be 40 percent of homeowners. The Democrats are igniting the fires of a class war, which will eventually extinguish the middle class. Higher taxes on homes in Hamilton County is just one more reason to locate your home and business elsewhere. Pepper does not seem to get that if more businesses come to Hamilton County, so will more jobs and taxpaying



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residents. That will drive home prices up and therefore drive taxes up. More people, more sales tax revenue. Higher values, higher tax revenues. If you care about your job, remember Pepper’s name when you vote.” way2logical “No home owner – rich or poor – should be forced to pay for the stupidity of public officials – and voters – who allowed local government to be suckered into building a palace for the billionaires of pro sports. If taxes need to be raised to pay off stadium debt, then raise taxes that directly affect sports fans. Ticket tax, beer tax, hat and jersey tax, parking on game day tax, sports bar tax, hotel tax on game weekends tax, player income tax, sports franchise tax, sports consultant tax, pro athlete agent tax, sports advertising tax, etc ... “ thelastmoderate

Princeton’s eyes sharply focused on the future This column is a bit about looking back, and a lot about looking forward. Above all, I’m looking forward to seeing our new high school and middle school spring to life, bringing with them all the educational opportunities our kids deserve. For that, the entire Princeton family is grateful to our voters who saw the value in our bond and levy campaign. On May 4, our issue passed with 58 percent of the vote. We carried every one of our core communities and the overwhelming majority of our 33 voting precincts. That’s an amazing feat for a school district these days. It’s humbling. Looking back at the last three months – the period between our board of education’s decision in January and the May 4 election – it was an exhilarating time. I met with the public dozens of times, each presentation culminating in a Q&A session that was always lively and insightful. Folks get straight-talk and they appreciate transparency. That’s what I’ve learned in a 39-year career in education, including the last 20 as a superintendent in four states. The stakes were high. We’d already cut $3 million from next

year’s staffing budget. If voters had rejected our bond and levy program, we would have had to cut another $3 million in people. Our staff Gary Pack understood that. Community They appreciate and Press guest straight-talk t r a n s p a r e n c y, columnist too. Now, about looking forward … • I look forward to continuing to express Princeton’s gratitude to our taxpayers. We are stewards of their money and I take that responsibility very seriously. You might have noticed a quarter-page ad in this edition, a message of thanks to voters from our school board. I share that view. It was paid entirely with campaign funds, no taxpayer money was used. • I look forward to again acknowledging publicly the tireless efforts of our campaign volunteers, and the thoughtful way our board considered whether to go on the ballot, and when. They’re a credit to this district:

President Lillian Hawkins, Vice President Steve Moore, and members Tawana Lynn Keels, Sandy Leach and Bob Maine. • I look forward to the building process. We’re now engaged with bonding agents, the first step. Princeton’s AA-plus bond rating is going to be a huge advantage for our taxpayers. Only two other public school districts, out of 613 in Ohio, have a rating as high as Princeton’s. We will begin the design work and planning this summer and fall, and plan to be on site with construction by mid 2011. • I look forward to seeing you. Our new building will have public-use facilities such as a pool and auditorium. One more thought about looking back: I am confident that the 300 or so Princeton High School seniors who voted May 4 will look back and fully appreciate the civic responsibility of voting. Voting is special. Just ask someone who lives in a country where you can’t. Dr. Gary Pack has been the superintendent at Princeton Schools since 2008. He and his wife, Jackie, live in Sharonville. They have three grown children.







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Sandtrese Keys, left, and Sharon Coleman create candy bouquets at Simply Sweet Boutique in Glendale.

Second career is sweet adventure By Kelly McBride Reddy

A new business is blooming in Glendale as Simply Sweet Boutique has opened on West Sharon Road. Co-owners Sharon Coleman and Sandtrese Keys are former employees of GE Capital who lost their jobs last year in a layoff at the company. “After 15 years of working for someone else, we decided to go into business for ourselves,” Keys said. After about a year of preparation, the franchise of Candy Bouquet International has opened for business. Keys and Coleman said choosing the candy bouquet business was a natural outgrowth of activities they have been involved in for years. Coleman, a former analyst, and Keys, a former reporting specialist, organized community events and parties on the side. “We always had a passion for crafts,” Keys said. The business partners said Glendale seemed to be a natural fit for the shop, which specializes in gourmet candy and ganache.

The site of their new business was previously a candy store called Cincinnati Candy Distributor, which closed more than a decade ago. “Kids who used to come here years ago are now bringing their nieces and nephews, and their own kids in,” Keys said. To recognize Glendale’s mascot, the black squirrel, Simply Sweet Boutique sells squirrel nut chews, as well as the nostalgic Lemonheads and crystal rock candy. All purchases are packaged in tree-free bags, made of other natural materials. Gourmet candy bouquets can be ordered for many events, such as birthdays, anniversaries, graduations and other holidays. More information and product examples can be found on the company’s website, The Glendale store can be reached at 7722639. Keys and Coleman said they’re enjoying their second career. “Who can say they enjoy coming to work every day,” Coleman said. “We do.”

THINGS TO DO Birds of prey

Hamilton County Park District is hosting the nature program “Birds of Prey” at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 29, at Sharon Centre at Sharon Woods, 11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville. The event is open to all ages. Admission is free, a vehicle permit is required. Call 521-7275 or visit

Bridal show

Elements Conference and Event Centre is hosting “Afterhours: An Unusual Twist on Your Usual Bridal Show” from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday, May 20, at Elements

Conference and Event Centre, 11974 Lebanon Road, Sharonville. The event includes complimentary beer, wine and food while mingling with Cincinnati’s elite wedding vendors. There is a pampering room for brides featuring Mitchell’s salon professional doing hair and makeup trials. It also includes pamper basket giveaways. Admission is $8. Call 7333536 or visit

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Musical director Victoria Hurd congratulates the Vermont Avenue Elementary School third-graders who sang, played flutes and made their own pictures of the state flag hanging around their necks. I wasn’t sure anyone outside of Wyoming knew of the Vermont Avenue Elementary School, but I was wrong. Alice Dimond called me, full of enthusiasm for the May 11 thirdgrade musical. Alice and husband, Harold, have lived in Evendale 40 years. They introduced me to their friend, Sandy Gans, who came all the way from the Hyde Park/Oakley area to attend. The class and their wonderful musical director made the tip worthwhile. Foot tapping, knee patting, humming and hand clapping from the audience accompanied each song. Hopefully, Alice and Harold will let me write their story one day. His family immigrated from Russia 100 years ago, and hers is from the Portuguese Azores Islands. I loved listening to Alice talk about their grandchildren. Cute as buttons, the students put on a show that spilled over with talent. They entered the gym to the sounds of automobile engines, because this was, after all, a musical trip by car across the USA. We were treated to “Michael Row the Boat Ashore” and “Amazing Grace” played on flutes. The performers covered every state and many cities in their lyrical medley. There was even a song about the seven continents. Can you name the 50 states?

Well, these thirdgraders sang them alphabetically. We saw the USA in our Chevrolets, were carried back to Old Virginia, walked to New Orleans and heard Evelyn about a gal in KalamaPerkins zoo. Susanna was told Community not to cry, Kansas City Press was alerted that they were coming and we columnist traveled Route 66 from Chicago to LA. “Nothing Could be Finer than to be in Carolina” sung in double time brought down the house. And, a thirdgrade Elvis impersonator singing “Viva Las Vegas” was a hit, too. The theme songs from “WKRP in Cincinnati,” Drew Cary’s “Cleveland Rocks” and “Beautiful Ohio” were just great. I was so busy looking at the artwork hanging around the children’s necks, at first I didn’t notice their shirts were red, white or blue like the American flag. It was amazing that these students remembered the words to that many songs. Whom do we have to thank for putting us on the “Chattanooga Choo Choo” with flutes mimicking the sound of a train leaving the station? Under the direction of the exquisite

Victoria Hurd, 42 children made you know you haven’t missed a thing if you haven’t been to The Great White Way. Broadway, eat your heart out! Victoria is in her third year at Vermont School. She has been teaching music since 1991, and her love for music and teaching is so apparent. The program was only about one hour long, but it takes many, many hours to teach 42 youngsters 53 songs, and feature 26 solos. You have to love it to do it. Originally from Iowa, Victoria spent four years abroad with the International School of Music. She was in Japan for three years and in Luxembourg for a year. We are so lucky to have her here. She plays by ear, and that innate talent lends a special aspect that allows her to segue seamlessly into many different tunes. When she walked in with the children, I commented to Alice how good it was to see a tall woman in high heels. Statuesque, Victoria had on gorgeous shoes that reminded me of a 1940s Joan Crawford movie. They were spectacular, and so was she. 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.

Tips on raised bed gardening Raised beds are without doubt the first step toward having a more productive home garden … and more control over the quality of your family's fresh food. Currently there is rapidly expanding interest in home gardens to enable you to “know and grow your own food.” With a raised bed you control every facet of what goes into it, avoiding contaminants and unnatural fertilizers, and encouraging natural ripening of the garden-to-plate vegetables you

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ART EXHIBITS A Mixed Media Menagerie, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Global Lead Art Gallery, 11260 Chester Road. Suite 400, Artists include Kymberly Henson, Marylou Nicodemus, Pauline Dickerson, Yvette LaFollette Mazza, Nancy Hopkins, Martha Newfield, Susan Mahan and Teresa Nieberding. Exhibit continues through May. 366-8344. Sharonville. CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Venus and Mars, 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m. Wyoming Civic Center, 1 Worthington Ave. Plus-level square and round dance club for experienced dancers. $5. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427; Wyoming.


Mobile Mammography Unit, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Wyoming Family Practice, 305 Crescent Ave. Fifteen-minute screening. Cost varies per insurance plan. Financial assistance available for qualified applicants. Appointment required. Presented by Jewish Hospital. 686-3300. Wyoming.


Heritage Village Museum, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Heritage Village Museum, 11450 Lebanon Road. Sharon Woods. Tour 11 historic buildings depicting life in the 1800s. $5, $3 ages 5-11, free ages 4 and under and members. 563-9484; Sharonville.


Soil Fertility Testing Kits, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District, 22 Triangle Park Drive. Pick up a kit to test the soil in your yard or garden. Test results instruct landowner on exactly how much fertilizer to apply for optimum plant growth. Often this information saves money and can reduce the amount of fertilizer applied. Price increases to $12 after June 15. $10. 772-7645; Springdale.


Sonny Moorman Group, 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Black Angus Burgers & Brews, 10575 Chester Road. Free. 772-1500. Woodlawn.


Afterhours: An Unusual Twist on Your Usual Bridal Show, 8 p.m.-11 p.m. Elements Conference and Event Centre, 11974 Lebanon Road. Complimentary beer, wine and food while mingling with Cincinnati’s elite wedding vendors. Pampering room for brides featuring Mitchell’s salon professional doing hair and makeup trials. Includes pamper basket giveaways. $8. 733-3536; Sharonville. F R I D A Y, M A Y 2 1


Wine Tasting, 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Piazza Discepoli Glendale, 23 Village Square. $10. 7716611; Glendale.


Heritage Village Museum, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Heritage Village Museum, $5, $3 ages 5-11, free ages 4 and under and members. 5639484; Sharonville.


Soil Fertility Testing Kits, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District, $10. 772-7645; Springdale.


Jews in Baseball, 1 p.m. Mayerson JCC, 8485 Ridge Road. Lecture by Mel Marmer. Part of Jewish American Heritage Month. Free. 722-7233. Amberley Village.


Greg Harper, 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Iron Horse Inn, 40 Village Square. Free. 772-3333; Glendale.


Visual Kaos, 9 p.m. Black Angus Burgers & Brews, 10575 Chester Road. 772-1500. Woodlawn.


Dead Man’s Hand, 8 p.m. Sharonville Fine Arts Center, 11165 Reading Road. Thriller. $12, $11 seniors and students. Presented by Tri-County Players. Through May 22. Sharonville. S A T U R D A Y, M A Y 2 2


Faculty Show, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Art Institute of Ohio - Cincinnati, Free. 833-2400. Symmes Township.


Trivia, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Through the Garden Restaurant, 10738 Kenwood Road. Chance to win gift certificates and other prizes. Free. Through Dec. 18. 791-2199. Blue Ash.


Healthy Cooking Classes, noon-1:30 p.m. Peachy’s Health Smart, 7400 Montgomery Road. Learn to make two healthy and delicious meals. Ages 14-90. $22. 315-3943; Silverton.


Wine Bar Tasting, 2 p.m.-6 p.m. The Wine Store, Fifty cents per taste. 984-9463; Montgomery. You Deserve a Night Out, 4:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Apsara Restaurant, 4785 Lake Forest Drive. Sushi and select wine bottles available at 30 percent off. Reservations suggested. 554-1040. Blue Ash. Tasting Table, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. microWINES, Flight A $2 per pour; Flight B $4 per pour. 794-9463; Kenwood.

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The Websters, 10 p.m. Bar Seventy-One, 8850 Governors Hill Drive. Ages 21 and up. Family friendly. $7. 774-9697. Symmes Township. Dallas Moore, 9 p.m. Black Angus Burgers & Brews, 10575 Chester Road. 772-1500. Woodlawn.


Mike Birbiglia, 8 p.m. Ages 21 and up. Go Bananas, $22. 984-9288; Montgomery.


Dead Man’s Hand, 8 p.m. Sharonville Fine Arts Center, $12, $11 seniors and students. Sharonville.


Urban Ministry Training, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Armstrong Chapel United Methodist Church, 5125 Drake Road. For those interested in improving their help of residents in urban areas of Cincinnati and beyond. With Kim Sieberling, urban special-needs school teacher and pastor of Elberon UMC in Price Hill. Lunch and materials provided. $10 donation. Registration required by May 17. 561-4220. Indian Hill.

Heritage Village Museum is hosting a Civil War Weekend from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 22, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 23, at Heritage Village Museum, 11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville. It is Cincinnati’s largest Civil War reenactment. There will be food and the historic houses will be open. Battles take place at 2 p.m. The cost is admission to Sharon Woods: $5, $3 ages 5-11, free ages 4 and under and members; vehicle permit required. Call 563-9484 or visit



Sycamore Class of 1969 Reunion, 1 p.m.-9 p.m. Blue Ash Nature Park, 4433 Cooper Road. Sycamore Shelter. Potluck cookout/picnic. Bring yearbooks, photos and memorabilia to share, along with food and drink. No glass containers for beer and wine. Brief tour of old high school, now junior high, on Cooper Road 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Ages 21 and up. Free. Reservations required, available at Presented by Sycamore Class of 1969. 793-2165. Blue Ash.


Open House, 10:30 a.m. The Art Institute of Ohio - Cincinnati, 8845 Governor’s Hill Drive. Suite 100, Attendees invited to learn more about school’s programs, discuss educational goals, tour facilities and learn about tuition scholarship opportunities. Free. 833-2430; Symmes Township.


Hot Kitchens and Cool Baths Seminar, 10:30 a.m. Neal’s Design Remodel Gallery, 7770 E. Kemper Road. Project consultants and designers discuss trends in kitchen and bath design. Light fare provided. Free. Presented by Neal’s Design Remodel. 4897700; Sharonville.

A Mixed Media Menagerie, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Global Lead Art Gallery, 366-8344. Sharonville. Faculty Show, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. The Art Institute of Ohio - Cincinnati, Free. 833-2400. Symmes Township.


Heritage Village Museum, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Heritage Village Museum, $5, $3 ages 5-11, free ages 4 and under and members. 5639484; Sharonville.





Haiti Earthquake Relief Fund, 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m. American Red Cross Blue Ash Chapter, 792-4000; Blue Ash.


Wine Bar Tasting, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. The Wine Store, 9905 Montgomery Road. Fifty cents per taste. 984-9463; Montgomery.

Live Music Saturday, 7:30 p.m. deSha’s American Tavern, 11320 Montgomery Road. Variety of groups perform. 247-9933; Montgomery.


Stoopid Roosters, 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Iron Horse Inn, 40 Village Square. Free. 772-3333; Glendale.

Community Garage Sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sharonville Community Center, 10990 Thornview Drive. More than 40 booths. Free. 563-2895. Sharonville. Relay For Life of Sharonville and Surrounding Communities, 3 p.m.-9 a.m. Princeton High School, 11080 Chester Road. Princeton Football Field. Camp-out to celebrate lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost and fight back against the disease. Benefits American Cancer Society. Presented by American Cancer Society - Cincinnati. 888-227-6446, ext. 4201. Sharonville.


S U N D A Y, M A Y 2 3 BIG BQ, 1 p.m.-7 p.m. Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 8815 E. Kemper Road. Family and friends picnic. Game booths, hermit crab races, magician, stilt walker, fire show at 4:30 p.m. train rides, nine-hole mini golf and bingo with prizes. Barbecue chicken dinner 3-7 p.m. for $9; tickets for dinner must be purchased in advance. Other food items also available. Free. 489-8815; Montgomery.


Mike Birbiglia, 8 p.m. Ages 18 and up. Go Bananas, $22. 984-9288; Montgomery.


Cultures of Dance, 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Mayerson JCC, 8485 Ridge Road. Dancers from Ballet Tech Cincinnati, Cincinnati Ballet and other dance companies perform contemporary ballet, Hip-Hop, musical theater, Chinese, Indian, Latin/Salsa and more. $5. 7617500; Amberley Village.


Sharonville History Museum, noon-4 p.m. Sharonville Historical Museum, 11115 Main St. Museum features numerous exhibits and artifacts reminiscent of life in Sharonville and its surroundings. Model train diorama currently under construction. Free. Presented by Society of Historic Sharonville. Through May 1. 563-9756. Sharonville.


Cincinnati Backgammon Players Club Monthly Tournament, noon-6 p.m. Metropole Coffee Company, 9675 Cincinnati Columbus Road. Double-elimination backgammon tournament for Cincinnati area players. Chouette also played. Family friendly. $21. Presented by Cincinnati Backgammon Players Club. 807-6926. Sharonville. M O N D A Y, M A Y 2 4

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AUCTIONS Quarter Auction, 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. SPCA Sharonville, 11900 Conrey Road. Training/Seminar Wing. Bring rolls of quarters for bidding on items from vendors. Split the pot, raffles and concessions available. Ages 21 and up. $1. Presented by Sheltered Paws Dog Rescue. Through June 22. 919-0229; Sharonville. CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Springdale Communicators Toastmasters Club Meeting, noon-1 p.m. Springdale Community Center, 11999 Lawnview Ave. Visitors welcome. Presented by Springdale Communicators Toastmasters Club. 4591491. Springdale.


Wyoming Farmers’ Market, 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Wyoming Avenue Farmers Market, Corner of Wyoming and Van Roberts avenues, Local organic and sustainably-raised fruit, vegetables, eggs and meat, and carefully produced cottage products. Presented by Wyoming Farmers Market. 761-6263; Wyoming.


Heritage Village Museum, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Heritage Village Museum, $5, $3 ages 5-11, free ages 4 and under and members. 5639484; Sharonville.

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ART EXHIBITS A Mixed Media Menagerie, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Global Lead Art Gallery, 366-8344. Sharonville. EXERCISE CLASSES

Tai Chi Class, 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Humana Guidance Center, 11316 Montgomery Road. Instructed Tai Chi for beginners with Jennifer. Family friendly. Free. Reservations required. 247-2100. Symmes Township.


Soil Fertility Testing Kits, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District, $10. 772-7645; Springdale.


University of CIncinnati College-Conservatory of Music Performance, 10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Mayerson JCC, 8485 Ridge Road. $5. 761-7500; Amberley Village.


National Senior Health and Fitness Day, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Humana Guidance Center, 11316 Montgomery Road. Zumba Gold class, line dancing class, movement for flexibility class, Tai Chi class, free blood pressure checks, health presentations, free mini upper back massages. Free. Reservations required. 247-2100. Symmes Township.


A Mixed Media Menagerie, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Global Lead Art Gallery, 366-8344. Sharonville. Faculty Show, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. The Art Institute of Ohio - Cincinnati, Free. 833-2400. Symmes Township.


Hospice of Cincinnati Summertime Classic, noon-6:30 p.m. Golfing event, $200. Kenwood Country Club, Registration required. 865-5223; Madeira.


Cincinnati Toastmasters Club No. 472 Meeting, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Kenwood, 7701 Kenwood Road. Public speaking and leadership skills meeting. Free. Presented by Cincinnati Toastmasters Club No. 472. 351-5005. Kenwood.



Famed Bengals linebacker Dhani Jones will be signing “Dhani Tackles The Globe: Season One” Saturday, May 22, at 1 p.m. at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 2692 Madison Road, Norwood. He will only be signing; there will be no talk. He will only be signing copies of the “Dhani Tackles The Globe: Season One” DVD. No memorabilia. No posed photography will be allowed. Line tickets will be issued for this event. You must buy the DVD from Joseph-Beth Booksellers in order to get the line ticket. You must have the line ticket in hand to be admitted to the line. Those without line tickets will not be admitted. For more information, call 513-396-8960 or visit

Line Dance, 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Springdale Community Center, 11999 Lawnview Ave. Dancing with Jerry and Kathy Helt, instructors. Wear smooth-soled shoes. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 321-6776. Springdale.


Empowered for Life, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. The Equipping Center, 9909B Springfield Pike. Free. Presented by Timothy McClure Ministries. 295-0640. Woodlawn.


The first national tour of “Legally Blonde The Musical” will run at the Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St., downtown Cincinnati, through Sunday, May 23. It is the story of sorority girl Elle Woods, who attends Harvard Law after her boyfriend dumps her. Performances are: 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $22.50-$64.50. Visit or call 800-982-2787.


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May 19, 2010


Envy is as common as love or anger

Envy is a little bacteria living within us. It can remain small and cause minimal trouble or spread and poison the whole person. Envy and resentment can even be a cause of international or national conflict. Poorer nations may feel it toward wealthier ones, or one race or religion toward another. Psychoanalysts consider envy in making their analysis because it can be an underlying factor in relationship problems between spouses, parents, siblings, and friends. Envy is a difficult emotion to identify and integrate. “Envy is so shameful a passion that we never dare acknowledge it,” says La Rochefoucauld. After decades of hearing individuals’ confessions, I could count on one hand the people who ever mentioned envy as a personal sin of theirs. Jealousy is often mistaken for envy. They’re not the same. Jealousy is mainly concerned about love. The jealous person fears losing someone they love to a rival.

Whereas envy is the pain felt when another is perceived as possessing Father Lou some perGuntzelman so boj e nc t ,, Perspectives quality, or status that one does not have. Webster’s dictionary defines envy as “the painful or resentful awareness of an advantage enjoyed by another joined with a desire to possess the same advantage,” to which some psychologists would add, “and often the desire to destroy the one perceived as possessing that advantage.” What are some examples of envy? It is possible to churn with envy when we perceive another as more successful, better-looking, more popular, wealthier, having a better body or youthful age, having a very desirable spouse, an influential job, higher social status, or be favored by a parent or boss, and the beat goes on. A woman so envied her sister that the predominant

motive in her life was not doing what she really enjoyed, but doing things to overtake her sister. A sports-minded man was resentful of certain athletes and their well-developed bodies. He even rejoiced when they were injured or publicly embarrassed (schadenfreude in German, “taking pleasure in others’ misfortunes”). Usually the envied person does nothing to deserve the envy of another. He or she is not responsible for the envious person’s perceived lack of the envied quality. In fact, the envied person may possess the quality because they worked hard to achieve it. To try and understand our perplexing emotion of envy, we need to see how it stems from our human desire for fulfillment. In “Urgings Of The Heart,” authors Au and Cannon offer helpful insights: “Whenever we perceive something to be a good, we are attracted to it. We feel a desire to be close to it or possess it … Envy is intrinsically related to goodness. What we each come to value and desire as good is determined by our unique

personality. “What is desirable to one person may not be so to another. Envy enters our hearts when we despair of ever receiving the good things we desire… and our despair becomes fertile soil for envy, which flourishes whenever hope is lacking.” Looked at spiritually, envy represents a refusal to accept one’s humaness and limitations. By focusing enviously on what others

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Summer salad is a cornbread winner 1 package, 81⁄2 ounces, cornbread/muffin mix 1 can, 4 ounces, chopped green chilies, undrained or 1 to 2 jalapeños, chopped 1 teaspoon cumin 1 ⁄2 teaspoon oregano 1 cup each mayonnaise and sour cream 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix 2 cans, 15 ounces each, Great Northern beans, drained 2 cans, 15 ounces each, whole kernel corn; drained or equivalent frozen corn, thawed 4 good-sized tomatoes, chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 1 large bunch green onions, chopped 12 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled 3 cups shredded cheddar

way, whether remembering a fallen veteran, family or friends. The cornbread salad recipe is one of my most requested for this holiday, so here it is, in time for you to put it on the menu.

Cornbread salad for Memorial Day

One that’s worth the calories. Don’t be put off by the long list of ingredients. It’s easy to make.


I enjoy starting out Memorial Day with my family, going to Mass at St. Philomena church in Clermont County. It’s an outdoor mass, weather permitting. Afterwards, there’s a gun salute to the fallen veterans. We visit my parents’ graves and put vases of fresh flowers on them. The grandkids help me plant sprigs of Mom’s heirloom mint. It’s a meaningful tradition. I know many of you celebrate Memorial Day this

Prepare cornbread according to package directions but stir in chilies, cumin, oregano. Pour into sprayed 8-inch pan. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool. Combine mayonnaise, sour cream and dressing mix; set aside. Crumble half the cornbread into a 13-by-9 pan. Layer with half of the rest of the ingredients and repeat layers, ending with cheese. Cover and refrigerate for two hours or more. Serves 10 to 12.

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Alandra’s wasabi-mayo dip with asparagus

Alandra is my friend, Ruth Ann Parchman’s daughter-in-law. Alandra

shared this recipe in a family cookbook Ruth Ann published. Wasabi is Japanese horseradish.

2-3 pounds thin to medium asparagus, trimmed and blanched

Whisk together until sugar dissolves:

1 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon soy sauce 11⁄2 teaspoons sugar 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons wasabi paste Serve asparagus with dip. Good with snap peas.

Roasted sweet rhubarb topping

I got enough rhubarb stalks from the garden to make my all-time favorite topping. Rhubarb is called “pie plant” because most folks make a rhubarb and strawberry pie with it. Rhubarb is good for our skeletal system. It contains anti-bacterial and anti-cancer properties, so it’s good to eat when in season. It’s really sour, though, so some sweetener is necessary. 1 pound rhubarb Zest and juice of an orange 1 ⁄3 to 1⁄2 generous cup sugar or equivalent Shake of cinnamon (optional but good) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut rhubarb into chunks. Toss with zest, orange and sugar. Put in small baking dish, cover

with foil and roast 20 minutes. Remove foil and roast until the juices get a bit syrupy. Add cinnamon. Serve hot, warm, room temperature or chilled on scones, or as a topping for cake and ice cream. Tip from Rita: Only the stalks of rhubarb are edible, not the leaves.

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Like Macaroni Grill’s chicken scaloppini. For Donna, a Kentucky reader. Like Manyet Bakery’s radio rolls. For Patti Dirr. “Rolled like phyllo dough wound in a coil. Sticky caramel glaze and chopped pecans with caramel icing and more pecans. It was flat, not risen.” Her husband used to drive from Crestview Hills to Newport on Saturday mornings just to buy these. Like Ruby Tuesday’s avocado ranch dressing. For Wendy McDonald, a Norwood reader. “They discontinued it and won’t share the recipe.”

Tips from readers

• Batavia reader Debbie Moffatt offers this tip for Rita’s oven-fried french fries. “We prepare them in a similar manner by parboiling the potatoes first. I want to pass on that I use my apple slicer to make the wedges and cut the ‘core’ circle in half lengthwise,” she said. • Saurbraten gravy – in response to Mrs. Ratterman’s request for darker sauerbraten gravy.

Reader J o h n Augustin Rita has a Heikenfeld Dayton Rita’s kitchen Art Institute cookbook recipe that uses gingersnaps for thickening and he says the gravy is dark. John has made it and declares it “delicious.” He’ll share if Mrs. Ratterman wants it. Reader Mary DeFoe suggests browning the flour in the skillet. “Takes about 20 minutes of careful watching and stirring.” Mount Lookout reader Tom Heitkamp says he tracked down a recipe from

Sauerbraten gravy 1

⁄4 cup butter 1 tablespoon sugar 1 ⁄4 cup flour Approximately 1 sauerbraten marinade (left after cooking meat) 1 cup red wine In a large saucepan, heat the butter, add the sugar and enough flour to produce a thick roux. Stir constantly and let the flour darken as much as possible without burning. Slowly add the marinade, stirring. Add the wine and simmer, stirring, until the sauce has the thickness of heavy cream. Strain the mixture through a very fine sieve and keep warm. Rita Nader Heikenfeld is Macy’s certified culinary professional. Email columns@community with “Rita’s kitchen” in the subject line. Call 513-2487130, ext. 356.

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May 19, 2010


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Sycamore High School Class of 1969 – is having a “belated 40th” reunion the weekend of May 21. From 5-9 p.m., on Friday, May 21 there will be an all-class reunion at the Peterloon estate in Indian Hill. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, the group will be touring its old high school (now the junior high), followed by an all-day cookout/picnic in the Sycamore Shelter of the Blue Ash Nature Park on Cooper Road (next to the police station). Contact Carol Wuenker-Hesterberg at 793-2165 or E-mail her at: to RSVP or for more information. Additional weekend events are pending.

in Fernbank Park (old River Park). Rain date is June 5. Attendees should bring their own food for their families along with chairs, ice, coolers, games, cornhole boards, horseshoes, etc. Attendees are also asked to bring any old photos they have. Call Kim Jacobs Harmeyer at 347-6105, or Al Richardson at 378-2454 with questions. Western Hills High school Class of 1970 – is looking for missing classmates. Classmates should

sent contact information to: Bill Rothan or Sue Wilson at, or call 2872341.

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Princeton High School Class of 1970 – will have its 40th reunion on June 25 and 26. A buffet is planned for 7-11 p.m. Friday, June 25, at Raffel’s Banquet Hall in Evendale. The class will also meet from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., at Sharon Woods, on Saturday, June 26, at Cardinal Crest camp site for a cookout. All classmates should contact Jim Young at or Janice (Renner) Wilkins at Deluxe Check Printers employees – are having a reunion July 24. Email deluxe2010reunion@ for more information, or call Rodney Lee at 205-1136. Madeira High School Class of 1964 – is conducting its 35th reunion on June 25 and 26. Members of the classes of 1963 and 1965 are also invited. For more information, contact, or go to

Talawanda High School classes of 1964 and 1965 – are having a 45th reunion for 1965 and 46th reunion for 1964, July 23, 24 and 25, in Oxford. Contact Alice Anderson Wedding at, on, or at 831-0336. Anyone is welcome to help plan. Mount Healthy Class of 1984 – is having a reunion at 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 18. The classes of 1983 and 1985 are also invited. For more information, e-mail MountHealthyClassof84Reunion@ The Central Baptist High School Class of 2000 – is planning a reunion for late summer or early fall this year. The group is looking for the following missing classmates: Roger Brinson, Nick Risch, Jessica Havlick, Penny Major and Abby Morgan. Anyone who knows how to get in touch with these classmates, please e-mail, or visit the class Facebook group titled “Central Baptist Class of 2000 Reunion HQ.” More details about the reunion are forthcoming. Residents of Sayler Park before 1980 – are invited to the Sayler Park Reunion from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (or until the street lights come on), Saturday, May 29, at Lee’s Shelter

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Lost Art of Communication,” is 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 25, at Scarlet Oaks (main entrance), 3254 E. Kemper Road. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for non-members. For information, visit info@sharonvill e c h a m b e r. c o m , m. “The Sharonville Chamber is dedicated to helping its members grow and prosper,” Arnold said, “including a monthly Business Enrichment Series connecting an expert with professionals and organizations that want to learn and improve.”

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May 25th Business Enrichment Series. Browne draws from 20plusyears experience in human resources and tensof-thousands of communication encounters. “Steve always draws a crowd” Arnold said. “His insights, experience and quick wit never fail to instruct, inspire and cause a few laughs along the way. Steve is a remarkable professional and grade-A communicator. If you know people and want to communicate better ... you can’t miss this event!” The talk, “Raiders of the


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With all of the technology that permeates every facet of our business day, is communication really that important?” said Steve Browne, executive director of human resources for LaRosa’s. “It’s easy to ask the question – What has happened to effective communication? But it’s more difficult to ask what are the consequences of poor communication,” Browne said. “You’ve all heard lectures, seminars, etc on communication, but you’ve never heard it presented in such a lively, entertaining but logical way. Steve takes you on a fascinating dig into the mines of communication while learning hidden secrets,” said Rich Arnold, Sharonville Chamber president. Browne, who was the featured speaker at Sharonville Chamber of Commerce’s recognition awards and annual meeting breakfast, will make his third presentation to the Sharonville Chamber at the


Tri-County Press


May 19, 2010

RELIGION Ascension Lutheran Church

A dance to celebrate

Staff member Marge Selm dances with Mary Weber in the adult day services room during a Cinco de Mayo celebration following a recent ceremony celebrating the renovation of the Jewish Vocational Services. PROVIDED




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

Trinity Lutheran Church, LCMS


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

ROMAN CATHOLIC St. Martin Dr Porres Catholic Church

9927 Wayne Ave * Lincoln Hts, Ohio 45215 513-554-4010 Pastor: Fr Thomas Difolco African American in History & Heritage Roman Catholic in Faith & Practice Services: Saturday at 7:00p & Sunday at 10:00a You are always welcome at St. Martin de Porres

CHRISTIAN CHURCH DISCIPLES Mt. Healthy Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

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

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

LUTHERAN Christ Lutheran Church (LCMS)

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

Faith Lutheran LCMC

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

Sunday School 10:15

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

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

www. 513-522-3026

1553 Kinney Ave, Mt. Healthy

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

Pastor Todd A. Cutter

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




Christ, the Prince of Peace

CHURCH OF THE SAVIOUR 8005 Pfeiffer Rd Montgmry 791-3142 "Because He Lives: Relationship"


Nursery Care Provided



Traditional Service: 9:30am ConneXion Contemporary Service: 11:15am Sunday School: 10:30am

Monfort Heights United Methodist Church

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

Nursery Available * Sunday School 513-481-8699 * www. Spiritual Checkpoint ... Stop In For An Evaluation!

Mt Healthy United Methodist Church

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

Sharonville United Methodist

8:15 & 11am Traditional 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.



Church By The Woods PC(USA) Sun Worship 10:00am Childcare Provided 3755 Cornell Rd 563-6447 ............................................

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

Salem White Oak Presbyterian

UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST FLEMING ROAD United Church of Christ We meet Saturdays at 5:30 pm at 1016 W. North Bend Rd. Childcare provided Let’s Do Life Together


Sheila Rutz

(513) 771-7681 11200 Princeton Pike Cincinnati, Ohio 45246

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


45247 513-741-8900 4 Miles West of Northgate Mall

We Are A Word Church Sunday School 10am Sunday 11am-6pm Wednesday Evening 7pm

Sonny Price, Pastor

Religion news is published at no charge on a spaceavailable basis. Items must be to our office no later than 4 p.m. Wednesday, for possible consideration in the following edition. E-mail announcements to tricountypress@communitypre, with “Religion” in the subject line. Fax to 248-1938. Call 248-8600. Mail to: Tri-County Press, Attention: Teasha Fowler, Religion news, 394 Wards Corner Road, Suite 170, Loveland, Ohio 45140.

Hartzell United Methodist

Sunday Worship Services are 9 and 10:30 a.m. with Adult Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Children’s School is during the 10:45 a.m. hour. All guests and visitors are welcome. Youth Groups, Bible Studies weekly; Childcare and Transportation provided. The church is at 8999 Applewood Drive, Blue Ash; 891-8527.

Kenwood Fellowship Church

The church has a new contemporary worship service from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturdays. The services will feature contemporary worship music in a relaxed atmosphere with biblical teaching that will resonate with the fast-paced lifestyles that many of us find ourselves in today. The church is at 7205 Kenwood Road; 891-9768.

Montgomery Presbyterian Church

The church is hosting their Heritage Day Celebration Sunday, May 23. All are invited to the church service and luncheon celebrating the rich history of the oldest church in Montgomery. MPC predates the City of Montgomery. The church began in 1801 in a log cabin on Sycamore Creek with the Reverend James Kemper preaching once a month. At the luncheon, taste delicious recipes from our old church cookbooks, browse the historic memorabilia, and enjoy a short program including a history of the church and a visit by the Rev. James Kemper himself, in costume. Worship is from 10:30 t0 11:30 a.m. with the luncheon at 11:45 a.m. Call MPC at 891-8670 to make a reservation for the luncheon. The church is at 9994 Zig Zag Road, Montgomery; 891-8670.

New Church of Montgomery

The church conducts worship at 10:30 a.m., Sundays and Divine Providence Study Group the first four Sundays of the month from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. The church is located at 9035 E. Kemper Road, Montgomery; 4899572.

Sharonville United Methodist Church

Sharonville United Methodist Church has services; 8:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. are traditional worship format, and the 9:30 a.m. service is contemporary. The church is at 3751 Creek Road, Sharonville; 563-0117.

Sycamore Christian Church

Sunday Worship Service is at 10:30 a.m. Bible Study is at 9 a.m. every Sunday. The church is hosting Ladies WOW Study Group (Women on Wednesdays) at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of every month. The event includes light refreshments and a study of Beth Moore’s “Stepping Up.” The church is at 6555 Cooper Road, Sycamore Township; 891-7891, www.sycamorechristianchurch.

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St. Paul United Church of Christ

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5312 Old Blue Rock Rd., off Springdale

The Mix - Friday The Menus - Saturday Curly & the Q Balls - Sunday Senior/handicapped parking next to festival grounds less than 20’ from entrance

St Paul - North College Hill

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

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

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

The church is hosting Scrapbooking from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. nearly every third Monday. Free child care is provided. You must register by 5 p.m. Friday before the Monday event. The dates are: June 7, July 19 and Aug. 16. The church is at 7701 Kenwood Road, Kenwood; 891-1700.

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691 Fleming Rd 522-2780 Rev Pat McKinney

(Office) 946 Hempstead Dr. (513) 807-7200 Jody Burgin, Pastor

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church


Northminster Presbyterian Church

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

The cemetery is hosting the annual Memorial Day Field Mass at 11 a.m. Monday, May 31. The celebrant this year is Father David Sunberg of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish. (Mass will be moved to Good Shepherd Parish in the event of inclement weather.) The cemetery office will be open extended hours on Saturday and Monday to assist visitors. These hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cemetery is at 11000 Montgomery Road, Montgomery; 4890300.

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Northwest Community Church

Gate of Heaven Cemetery

Your Family... • Knows exactly what you want • Will not have to make difficult decision on the worst day of their lives • Will not overspend • Will have “Peace of Mind”knowing your wishes were honored

Taiwanese Ministry 769-0725 2:00pm

Disciple Bible Study Classes are forming for the fall. Call the church for the schedule of upcoming classes. All are welcome. Children’s weekday groups meet from 9 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, with lunch and an afternoon session available on Tuesday. The cost is $10 for one child and $15 for families. Reservations can be made by calling the church. Wednesday Worship is at 7:30 p.m. June 2 through Aug. 18. Mother/Daughter Circle meets at 7 p.m. Friday, May 21. They’ll make caramel popcorn balls and watch a movie. Call the church for more details. Senior Bridge Group meets at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 25. Call the church for details. Summer Vacation Bible School will be from 9 a.m. to noon June 21-25; and 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 26-30. Registration is now open. The church is located at 8005 Pfeiffer Road, Cincinnati; 791-3142;

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Church of the Saviour United Methodist

“We’re in the business of helping families make simple, sensible, and afforable arrangements.”

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

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


The church offers traditional Sunday worship at 10 a.m. The church is handicapped accessible. The church conducts English as a Second Language classes Saturday mornings. If you need to learn English, or know someone who does, call 563-6447.


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


Sunday Worship Services are 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. with Adult Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Children’s Church is during the 10:45 a.m. hour. All guests and visitors are welcome. The church is at 7388 East Kemper Road, Sycamore Township; 4897021.

Church by the Woods

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

Brecon United Methodist Church



Rev Lyle Rasch, Pastor

Worship 10:30 am Sunday School: 9:20 am Traditional Service and Hymnbook


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

5921 Springdale Rd 1mi west of Blue Rock

Rev. Jim Bosse of Graceworks Lutheran Services will preach and lead the adult forum Sunday, May 23. Graceworks is a social service organization offering a wide range of services to those in need. “Young at Heart” is attending the Sunday, May 23 dinner event at the Hofbrauhaus at Newport on the Levee. Hofbrauhaus will donate a portion of the day’s tabs to First Lutheran Church in Over the Rhine. Contact Ascension if you would like to participate. 2010 Music at Ascension series continues with a piano-organ duet of sacred and secular music Saturday, May 29. Former Ascension musician Linda Hill Lally and Barbara Watson will feature Joel Raney’s virtuoso arrangement of “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands” and also several works of Copland and Gershwin that are sure to send the audience out humming. The concert is provided free of charge to all who would like to attend. The start time is 7 p.m. The Monday Morning Women’s Small Group Bible Study is discussing “Living Beyond Yourself: Fruits of the Spirit” by Beth Moore. The group meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays. Babysitting is provided. Worship services are at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:45 a.m. The church is at 7333 Pfeiffer Road, Montgomery; 793-3288, m.

The church is at 3755 Cornell Road, Sharonville; 563-6447;

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About police reports


Douglas Parker, 27, 3471 Cornell Road, obstructing official business at Cunningham Drive, April 24.

Incidents/investigations Assault

Victim struck at 104900 Reading Road, April 27.

Identity fraud

Reported at 10115 Kingsport Drive, April 29.


Jewelry valued at $3,100 removed at 3715 Monet’s Lane, April 30.



Glendale police reported no arrests or citations.


Glendale police reported no incidents or investigations.



Steven Rosenberg, 49, 5327 Fairway, theft at 2265 E. Sharon Road, April 29. James Stewart, 39, 5555 Berkshire Drive, theft at 11141 Canal Road, April 29. Hector Mendoza, 24, 5890 Reading Road, forgery at 11177 Reading Road, April 22. Jill Shirley, 43, 3623 Oxford Millville Road, theft at 1000 Main Street, April 28. Maurice Kenney Jr., 21, 1707 Hewitt Ave., drug abuse at Dowlin Drive, April 27.

Incidents/investigations Assault

Victim struck at 10857 Sharondale Road, April 30.

Criminal damaging

Vehicle damaged at 10180 Crossing Drive, April 29. Cell tower damaged at 11430 Gondola, April 27.

Domestic violence

Female reported at Lippelman, April 26.

Passing bad check

Reported at 11785 Highway Drive, April 29.


Reported at Cambridge, April 29.


Reported at 1200 Lebanon Road, April 23.


GPS, phones valued at $465 removed at 3812 Beavercreek, May 2. $62 removed at 2265 Sharon Road, May 2. GPS valued at $500 removed at 500 E. Business Way, April 21. Checks and money orders removed at 11141 Canal Road, Oct. 22. Merchandise of unknown value removed at 11790 Lebanon Road, April 26. Tool box and contents of unknown value removed at 10900 Crowne Point, April 28. Vehicle ramps valued at $800 removed at 11989 Tramway Drive, April 17.



Erik Townsend, 29, 1305 Chesterdale Road, domestic violence at 1305 Chesterdale, May 2. Michelle Nguyen, 33, 6787 South Hampton, theft at 11661 Princeton Pike, May 2. Keith Montgomery, 42, 2158 Selim,






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Tri-County Press

May 19, 2010

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 7717882; Sharonville, Chief Mike Schappa, 563-1147; Springdale, Chief Mike Laage, 346-5790; Wyoming, Chief Gary J. Baldauf, 821-0141. illegal process of drug documents, April 30. Ricardo Tingle, 20, 9320 Marker Drive, resisting arrest, criminal trespassing at 12064 Springfield Pike, May 1. Candis Walker, 18, 8367 Cottonwood Drive, disorderly conduct at 12064 Springfield Pike, May 1. A’Leiha Jones, 19, 1706 Newbrook Drive, disorderly conduct at 12064 Springfield Pike, May 1. Andrew Rines, 28, 886 Garonne Terrace, disorderly conduct at 12140 Springfield Pike, May 1. Lusine Papazyan, 26, 5649 Williamsburg Way, theft at 11700 Princeton Pike, April 29. Roanete Naamani, no age given, 7895 Rollingknolls Drive, theft at 12105 Lawnview Ave., April 28.

Incidents/investigations Assault

Victim struck at 12120 Springfield Pike, April 28.

Criminal damaging



Juvenile, 195 Vale Ave., 45215, domestic violence, Vale Ave., May 4. Juvenile, 817 Denier Place, 45224, open container and curfew, Compton Road, May 8. Joshua G. Hamm, 19, 1095 Spruce Glen Drive, 45231, open container, Compton Road, May 8. Turshawn L. Gilbert, 26, 914 Burns Ave., 45215, operatng a vehicle impaired, operating a vehicle impaired over, open container, driver seatbelt, driving under suspension, Burns Avenue, May 9. Marwan Perrin, 142 Fleming Road, 45215, domestic violence, Fleming Road, May 9.

Incidents/investigations Burglary

Forced entry through window and Garmin GPS, DVD recorder, Citizen’s watch, flat screen computer monitor; digital camera taken from residence, Burns Avenue, 45215, April 30.

Criminal damaging

A pair of $400 sunglasses were broken and vehicle was scratched and puncture holes put in vehicle from hedge clippers, Burns Avenue, May 5.

Vehicle egged, South Grove Avenue, April 18. Graffiti spray-painted in white on roadway, Ridgeview Drive, 45215, April 29. Political signs taken by juveniles in yard, Ritchie Ave, 45215, May 2.


Female student being bullied and threatened by another female student, Wyoming Middle School, Wyoming Ave., 45215, April 29.

Misuse of credit card

$53.00 fraudulent charge on Bank credit card, Reilly Road, April 15.

Passing bad check


Vehicle keyed on passenger side, Springfield Pike, April 18.

Reported at Chesterdale, May 1. Reported at Pilgrim Place, April 28.


$1,350 removed from account through fraudulent means at 312 Bedford Glen Lane, April 30.


Wallet and contents valued at $2.417 removed at 450 Glensprings, May 2. Laptop valued at $630 removed at 12105 Lawnview, May 1. Vehicle entered and stereo valued at $500 removed at 1108 Chesterdale, May 1. Vehicle entered and GPS valued at $99 removed at 11645 Chesterdale, April 29. Ipod and headphones valued at $510 removed from vehicle at 11645 Chesterdale, April 29. Reported at 225 Pictoria Drive, April 28. Merchandise valued at $1,319.99 removed from store at 640 Kemper Commons Circle, April 27. Reported at 1280 Kemper Road E., April 27.


Evendale Commons Drive: Evendale Commons Ltd. to Dynamic Sight Properties; $115,200. Shepherd Ave.: Redline Properties LLC to Columbus Equitment Co.; $1,200,000.


47 Sharon Road: Blakley Mark & Jennifer Wilmoth Blakley to Benjamin Thomas; $225,000. 47 Sharon Road: Blakley Mark & Jennifer Wilmoth Blakley to Benjamin Thomas; $225,000.


10697 Lemarie Drive: Herring Ashley & Matthew to Cox Jera; $141,000.

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Criminal mischief

Criminal mischief

Reported at 156 Ruskin Drive, April 30.

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Bad check written for $457 written to Santo’s, Springfield Pike, April 16. Two subjects cashed four business checks totaling $1,175.73, all checks on closed account, Springfield Pike, 45215, April 26.

Fencing damaged at 12143 Audie Court, April 30. Vehicle tire flattened at 385 Northland Blvd., April 30.


Property damage Theft

Fire pit taken from rear yard, value $100, Pendery Avenue, April 15. Two gym bags stored under high school bleachers rummaged through, $50.00, black I-Pod Nano, Sony earphones, and Pantech dual cell phone, Pendery Avenue, April 17. Motorola KRZR cell phone taken at Subway Station, Springfield Pike, 45215, April 30. One vehicle mirror taken from passenger side of Saturn vehicle, and two side mirrors taken from Hyundai vehicle, East Mills Avenue, 45215, May 1.

10760 Jeff Lane: Tozier Tyson & Jocelyn E. Stewart to Kelly Michael J.; $123,500. 11975 Algiers Drive: Wuebker Chad & Jane to Zeidan Steve E.; $111,000. 12033 Diamond View Drive: Helms John P. to Wheeler Robert E. Jr.; $317,000. 12150 Crown Court: Burkhart Jerome A. & Martha to Begbudi Zarrukh; $170,000. 5002 Gareth Lane: Holmes Renee V. to Bank Of New York Tr; $80,000.


110 Harter Ave.: Mcdaniel Ron & Anthony to Braddock Alecia; $114,750. 12038 Marwood Lane: Self Help Ventures Fund to Glomazdin Valeriy; $76,000. 145 Silverwood Circle: Angell James T. & Malia E. to U.S. Bank Na; $74,000. 232 Kemper Road: Desserich Douglas to Desserich Brian L.; $93,600. 232 Kemper Road: Desserich Douglas to Desserich Brian L.; $93,600. 30 Woodcrest Court: Coleman Verna to Smith Cynthia G.; $98,000. 512 Cloverdale Ave.: Scott John D. & Lori A. to Mccabe Matthew J.;

About real estate transfers

Information is provided as a public service by the office of Hamilton County Auditor Dusty Rhodes. Neighborhood designations are approximate. $142,500. 512 Cloverdale Ave.: Scott John D. & Lori A. to Mccabe Matthew J.; $142,500. 609 Glensprings Drive: Mccoy Tracie to Hsbc Mortgage Services In; $112,000. 90 Silverwood Circle: Bedrock Property Management LLC to Rindler Paul J.; $116,500.


225 Reily Road: Tomer Yaron & Gitit to Gordon Daniel B.; $426,250. 269 Compton Road: Butler Adam B. & Tonya A. to Federal National Mortgage; $220,000. 43 Vale Ave.: Russell Juli@8 to Russell Juli @2; $50,000. 43 Vale Ave.: Russell Juli@8 to Russell Juli @2; $50,000.

Safe swimming emphasized as summer nears The week before Memorial Day is National Recreational Water Illness Prevention Week and Hamilton County Public Health wants everyone to be aware of healthy swimming behaviors, particularly ways to prevent recreational water illnesses. Germs are spread by swallowing or having contact with contaminated water in swimming pools, water parks, hot tubs, interactive fountains, water play areas, lakes, rivers or oceans. Swimmers can become

infected with recreation water illnesses by swallowing, breathing or having contact with contaminated water from swimming pools. Swimmers who are ill may contaminate the water, posing a health risk for the healthy swimmers in the pool. Chlorine kills most germs over time, but some germs can survive in chlorinated water up to several days. These healthy swimming behaviors are important to remember this summer: 1. Do not swim and don’t allow children to swim

when experiencing diarrhea. 2. Don’t swallow the pool water and try to avoid getting any in your mouth. 3. Practice good hygiene. Shower before swimming and wash your hands after using the toilet or changing diapers. 4. Take children on bathroom breaks or change diapers often. 5. Change diapers in a bathroom, not poolside. More information is available at and

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Our interactive CinciNavigator map allows you to pinpoint the loction of police reports in your neighborhood. Visit:

From left: Tawana Lynn Keels, Steve Moore, Dr. Lillian Hawkins, Bob Maine and Sandy Leach

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND ACTIVITIES AT Princeton citizens spoke loudly May 4th for the future of children and for our community. The overwhelming passage of Issue 6 will bring hundreds of jobs to Princeton and guarantee that present and future generations of our young people have up-to-date facilities for learning.

Railway Art exhibit by the prominent nationally known artist Margaret Mailly. Her works have been displayed all over the country. Friday May 28 through Monday May 31 – Community Center 9-4pm

In the months to come, we will continue to keep you, our citizens, totally informed as the project progresses. At first, there will be few visible signs as architects do their behind-the-scenes design work. But once that important task is completed in about a year, the excitement of seeing new buildings grow from the ground up will be felt by every Princeton stakeholder.

Saturday May 29 – Community Center 1-1:30pm

We want to thank the hundreds of volunteers who worked so hard for passage of Issue 6. Your commitment to children was evident from Day One of this positive campaign.

Saturday May 29 – Community Center 3-3:30pm

Above all, we thank you, the voters of Princeton. In these difficult economic times, you understood that further delay would cost taxpayers millions more down the road. In a few years, the wisdom of that decision will be self-evident.

Historical display of Revolutionary War flags, uniforms and firearms. The members of the Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution will be on hand from time to time to answer your questions.

General Nathaniel Green (Washington’s Favorite General) explains some of the highlights of the War. Presented by SAR Skip Jackson Patrick Henry will talk of his activities during the War and his famous “Give me liberty, or give me death”

Sunday May 30 – Garden of Patriotism 1pm


Flag raising ceremony in both Colonial Style and Modern Traditional Style. Performed by the American Legion Post 518 and members of the Sons of the American Revolution. Music by the Mt. Healthy High School Band.

Lillian Hawkins

Tawana Lynn Keels

Sunday May 30 – Community Center 3-3:30pm

Nationally known historian and author tells about the help Germany and other nations provided during the War.



All events are free and open to the public For more information call 521-7003

Steve Moore

Sandy Leach

Robert Maine

No public funds were used for this message. Paid for by Princeton Building for the Future. CE-0000401351

Tri-County Press


May 19, 2010

Benefit breakfast gives donations, hope

NEWSMAKERS Wyoming attorney honored

The Wellness Community hosted the inaugural Giving Hope Breakfast, welcoming approximately 150 guests to Xavier Universityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Cintas Center. The message of the morning was The Wellness Communityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s commitment that â&#x20AC;&#x153;no one should face cancer aloneâ&#x20AC;? and guests learned more about how the non-profit cancer agency works to provide professional programs of support, education and hope for people with cancer, caregivers, and cancer survivors â&#x20AC;&#x201C; all at no cost to participants. Local 12 WKRC reporter Jeff Hirsch, a cancer survivor, was the emcee for the event. Guests heard inspiring firsthand accounts from Arlene and Ed Murphy of Milford and Bob Murden of Mariemont about the positive impact The Wellness Community has had on their familiesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; individual cancer journeys.

Founding board president and trustee emeritus Harry Davidow provided additional insight about the history and mission of TWC, which was founded in California in 1982, and introduced in Cincinnati in 1990 by his late sister, Lynn Stern, and Sherry Weathers. TWC Executive Director Rick Bryan of Blue Ash shared more details about the many types of programs offered each month at TWC locations in Blue Ash and Fort Wright as well as offsite outreach locations. Participants can choose to attend support groups, networking groups, educational workshops, mind/body classes such as yoga and Tai Chi, cooking classes, and social gatherings. Importantly, there is never a fee to participate thanks to the generosity of individuals, companies, foundations, and the profits of Legacies, the upscale consignment shop

in Hyde Park Plaza that carries home furnishings and accessories. Just before the breakfast concluded, Bill Krul, a past president of TWCâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s board, provided guests an opportunity to contribute to The Wellness Community and $22,500 was raised. Planning for the successful event was led by co-

chairs Ginger Kelly, Dolores Rehn, Judy Short, and Tom Young. Plans are already underway for a 2nd annual Giving Hope breakfast in 2011. For more information about The Wellness Community, call 791-4060 or 859-331-5568, or visit





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