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Westwood residents invited to ‘Deck the Hall’ By Kurt Backscheider

WESTWOOD — A group of

neighborhood organizations are starting what they hope will become a holiday tradition. The inaugural Westwood’s Deck the Hall celebration aims to bring the community together to usher in the holidays in the historic business district. The event is 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, at the Westwood Town Hall Recreation Center, 3017 Harrison Ave. Nikki Mayhew, a Westwood Coalition and Westwood Works member helping to organize the festivity, said with the relocation of Madcap Puppets into the historic Cincinnati Bell building

and plans to revitalize the neighborhood business district it was time to host a holiday celebration in the heart of Westwood. “We thought this could be a great way to get people out into the community to get to know each other and celebrate all the positive activity in Westwood,” she said. “We want to renew the sense of pride in our neighborhood.” She said Westwood’s Deck the Hall will start with the jingle of Santa’s workshop from 2-4 p.m., which will include crafts for children ages 3 to 12 presented by the Cincinnati Recreation Commission. The Gamble-Nippert YMCA and the Broadhope Art Collective will supervise outdoor

IN THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT The Western Hills Press is counting down the holidays by running stories about the people, events and programs that make it a special time of year in the Western Hills, Delhi and Price Hill areas. If you are involved with a giving or charitable organization, Christmas show or other holiday event or tradition (including family traditions), tell us about it. Send an e-mail to westernhills@community, or rmaloney@community

crafts from 4-6 p.m. The crafts include ornament making, lumenaria making and creating wrapping paper. John Lewandowski, artistic director of Madcap Puppets, is looking forward to being involved in the event. “Westwood will host its first holiday gathering that will become an annual tradition,” he

said. “Westwood’s Deck the Hall will bring together local choirs, friends and families in a seasonal celebration filled with neighborhood pride and hot chocolate. It’s an opportunity to gather together and meet our neighbors to sing loud and clear that Westwood is a community that is moving forward.”

The holiday tree in front of Westwood Town Hall will be lit during a ceremony at the inaugural Westwood’s Deck the Hall celebration. The neighborhood holiday gathering takes place 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1. KURT BACKSCHEIDER/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

Mayhew said five neighborhood choir groups will perform See DECK, Page A3

First baby born at new Mercy hospital is a boy By Kurt Backscheider

West Chester couple Jason Cole, left, and Shawna Schroppel are the proud parents of the first baby born at Mercy Health – West Hospital. The new hospital opened in Green Township Nov. 10, and Sebastian Cole was born Nov. 13. KURT BACKSCHEIDER/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

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GREEN TWP. — It didn’t take very long for the new Mercy Health – West Hospital to deliver its first baby. The new full-scale hospital in Green Township opened to patients Sunday, Nov. 10, and four days later the hospital’s family birthing center welcomed its first newborn. Sebastian Ray Cole, son of West Chester couple Shawna Schroppel and Jason Cole, was born at 10:34 a.m. Wednesday, Nov.13. The little guy weighed in at 7.9 pounds and measured 19.25 inches long. “He was born a week early,” said Schroppel, noting her son’s original due date was Nov. 20. “He decided he was ready.” To celebrate the birth of the first baby born at the hospital, dozens of nurses, doctors and staff gathered in the main lobby to give the baby and family a warm send off when they were

Sebastian Ray Cole, son of Jason Cole and Shawna Schroppel of West Chester, was the first baby born at the new Mercy Health – West Hospital. KURT BACKSCHEIDER/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

released shortly after noon Thursday, Nov. 14. Sebastian was given a onesie that read, “First Baby Born First Class November 2013.” The hospital also gave the family a large hamper filled with baby sup-

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plies, toys and clothes, and arranged for a limo to take the family home. “We’re just absolutely thrilled to welcome the first baby,” said Mercy Health spokeswoman Nanette Bentley. “It’s a huge milestone for us. We’re so, so happy.” Cole said he and his wife moved to West Chester about six months ago from Florida. In addition to Sebastian, they also have a young daughter, 2-yearold Cassidy. He said everyone they’ve met since relocating here has been warm and welcoming, and they plan to call Ohio home for quite a while. Schroppel said they chose to have their son at the new hospital because they heard Mercy Health was a family-oriented organization, and she really wanted to deliver in the new facility. The hospital lived up to her expectations, she said. See BABY, Page A3

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SON Ministries offers help for the holidays to those in need By Jennie Key


As you plan your Thanksgiving meal this year, remember families in the community who need a hand. SON Ministries can help you help others. It is an emergency food pantry that serves families and children within the Northwest Local School District. Carol and Walt Watson, directors of the communi-




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Director Carol Watson shows off one of the Thanksgiving meals collected and packaged by donors and volunteers for distribution by SON Ministries this holiday season. JENNIE KEY/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

IN THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT The Community Press is counting down the holidays by running stories about the people, events and programs that make it a special time of year in our community. If you are involved with a giving or charitable organization, Christmas show or other holiday event or tradition (including family traditions), tell us about it. Send an e-mail to or

a partnership with Nate’s Toy Box. In 2006, Colerain Township residents Gary and Pam Schroeder’s son Nate died in a car accident, and Nate’s Toy Box was established in their son’s memory. The program provides toys to needy children. The partnership with Nate’s Toy Box means the ministry can distribute food for families and gifts for Christmas. Carol said the Northwest Local School District is referring families for Christmas assistance. Families should contact their local school counselor if they are looking for help.

If you want to donate to Nate’s Toy Box, drop off unwrapped toys for boys or girls up to age 12. Gift cards to Target or WalMart – no more than $25 – can be donated for teens. SON Ministries is open Monday and Wednesday 10 a.m. to noon and Wednesday night from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. You can drop off donations at the SON Ministries office, in the lower level of Groesbeck United Methodist Church, 8871 Colerain Ave. You can call 385-1793 to make a donation or get information about the ministry. You can also visit


Elder High School invites all grade school boys to march with Elder’s marching band in the Price Hill Thanksgiving Day Parade. Special Elder gifts will be given away to the first 300 boys who pre-register at To participate, boys and a parent or guardian should meet in front of Western Hills High School by 9:30 a.m. Thanksgiving morning. School representatives will be on hand. For more information, contact J.P. Owens, director of admissions and marketing, at 513-921-3744 ext. 3417 or for details. THANKS TO J.P. OWENS

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‘A Christmas Carol’ returns to the Covedale edale, and music by Jeremy Helmes. “It will be one fun way to spend a Christmas season evening, and there is nothing more Christmas than ‘A Christmas Carol,” Perrino said. “This is certainly the most bubbly, bright and shiny version we’ve ever done, but don’t get me wrong it still has its scary parts.” He said the Covedale put on the show for five straight years during the holidays when the theater first opened, so after taking a seven-year break from presenting it they decided to freshen it up. Save for two actors from the original production, he said the cast is entirely new. The crew has also spent a great deal of time improving the set, he said. Made to look like the bitterly chilly streets of London at Christmas time in the 1840s, Perrino said the set features many

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The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts is bringing back a holiday favorite this Christmas season. The West Side theater, 4990 Glenway Ave., is presenting its original musical production of “A Christmas Carol” from Friday, Nov. 29 through Sunday, Dec. 22. “This was a staple every holiday season in the early years of the Covedale Center, but we haven’t dusted it off since 2006,” said Rodger Pille, communications and development director for the theater group. “It’s a fun time to revisit Ebenezer Scrooge at the Covedale.” Based on the classic tale by Charles Dickens, the show features an original script and lyrics written by Tim Perrino, artistic director of the Cov-

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Tim Perrino, artistic director of the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, stands in front of the Scrooge and Marley office on the set of “A Christmas Carol.” The Covedale is presenting its take on the classic Dickens tale from Friday, Nov. 29 through Sunday, Dec. 22. KURT BACKSCHEIDER/THE COMMUNITY PRESS

more details than the last time they performed the show. Light fixtures, wreaths, icicles and snow have been added to the buildings, and he said decorative details such as

crown molding now adorn places on the set like Scrooge’s bedroom. A large clock tower and church steeple have been built on the sides of the stage as well. “This is the most de-

School, St. James Episcopal Church, Westwood United Methodist Church, Westwood First Presbyterian Church and the Cincinnati Children’s Choir – Westside Satellite Choirs. Lumenaria will surround Westwood Town Hall and the Madcap Pup-

pets will serve as masters of ceremonies as the choirs guide the crowd to cheer during the unveiling and lighting of the holiday tree, she said. “I think we’ll have a great turnout,” Mayhew said. “This will be a fun new tradition.”

it feel like home.” Nurses warned the family there would be a group of staff members waiting for them in the lobby when they got off the elevator, but Schroppel said she didn’t expect

to see so many people there to greet them. “I tried to hold it back, but my eyes started watering,” she said. “We couldn’t have asked for a better experience,” Jason Cole said.

tailed set for this show we’ve ever done. It’s going to look pretty spectacular,” he said. The set upgrades are a fitting complement to the talented performers and beautiful songs in the production, he said. Perrino sees it as an honor when families choose to spend some time at the theater and make it part of their holiday tradition to take in a show at the Covedale, he said. “I’ve talked to people after shows who have told me they come here because it makes their Christmas. That is big. “I just think people have come to expect a lot from our Christmas shows, and we try not to disappoint,” he said. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for senior citizens, students and groups. For a list of show dates and times, and to order tickets, call 241-6550.

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BRIEFLY Seton, Elder present Christmas concerts

Students at Seton and Elder high schools are helping people get into the Christmas spirit with upcoming performances. The Seton-Elder Performing Arts Series presents “Music of the Christmas Season” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, and 3 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 15, in Seton’s Performance Hall. Tickets for the concerts are $7 each and can be purchased in advance or at the door. It’s recommended to pre-order tickets. Email Mary Sunderhaus at sunderhaus@seton to order tickets or find out more information. She is also available by phone at 251-

3324. The freshmen Christmas concert is at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, and it’s also in Seton’s Performance Hall. The freshmen show is free.

Westwood Civic looking for yards decorated for holidays

The Westwood Civic Association encourages residents and businesses to decorate their properties for the holidays. For the second straight year, the association will award holiday Yard-ofthe-Week winners every week from Sunday, Nov. 24 through Saturday, Dec. 28. Ten of the best decorated yards or properties will be designated with Yardof-the-Week signs. Nominations can be made by emailing Westwood Civic Association board member Becky Weber at Properties must be within the boundaries of Westwood.



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Usher in the sounds of the season on the last day of Thanksgiving weekend with a free Toys for Tots Christmas benefit concert presented by the Westside Community Band, led by director Kenny Bierschenk and a guest appearance by TV/radio host Brian Patrick. Please bring a new unwrapped toy. The concert is at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec.1, at the College of Mount St. Joseph Auditorium, 5701 Delhi Road. A reception follows. For more information, call 513-328-4853, or visit

Taylor High School hosting open house

Parents and eighthgraders attending parochial schools who live in the Three Rivers Local School District School are invited to attend an informational meeting about Taylor High School. School administrators and National Honor Society members will be present to answer questions and conduct tours of the Three Rivers Educational Campus, 56 Cooper Road, Cleves. The informational meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, in the media center. Those interested are asked to RSVP to Kim Kurzhals at 467-3200 or

Jenny’s Homemade Cookies has holiday open house

Jenny’s Homemade Cookies in Bridgetown will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. The open house will feature cookie samples, coffee samples, cold milk and hot chocolate. Those who stop in can also take a tag from the shop’s giving tree. Customers who take a tag and return a wrapped gift will receive three free cookies. During the open house there will also be prize giveaways every hour beginning at11a.m. Prizes include mugs filled with cookies, cookie gift certificates and the grand prize is a $100 gift certificate for cookies at the shop. Jenny’s Homemade Cookies is at 6143 Bridgetown Road.

Christmas in Covedale set for Dec. 6

West Siders are invited to get into the holiday spirit during an event in Covedale. Christmas in Covedale will take place at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6. The celebration is at the Covedale Gardens, on the corner of Ralph and

Covedale avenues. Santa Claus will be on hand, as well as carolers. Hot chocolate will be served.

Sunset Players performing ‘The Sleeping Beauty’

The Sunset Players, the community theater group at the Arts Center at Dunham, will present “The Sleeping Beauty” as its annual children’s holiday show. The classic tale revolves around a princess who becomes a sleeping beauty on her 16th birthday after an evil witch’s curse. The princess is destined to an enchanted sleep unless true love can save the day. Shows dates are Dec. 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15. Friday shows begin at 7 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday performances begin at 2 p.m. Tickets are $5 general admission. To reserve a ticket, call 588-4988. For more information, visit The Arts Center at Dunham is at 1945 Dunham Way.

Three Rivers community presents annual giving tree

Three Rivers community will once again host the annual giving tree program. The display of trees will be at these local neighboring sites: St. Joe’s Church, Curves, Skyline Cleves, Sullivan’s Family Foods, Cincinnati Federal Savings & Loan, The Oak Leaf at Aston Oaks, President Federal Credit Union and Brossart’s Pharmacy. Trees will be “decorated” with ornaments printed with Christmas wishes such as clothing and toys for needy area families and the elderly. Donated gifts are to be returned to the tree location no later than Dec. 2. This year the giving tree group is requesting gently used bikes. Please contact Steve at 513-4773464 to make arrangements. Questions? Call Joanne at 513-467-9090 or Angie at 513-467-1940.

CPS expands recycling program to all schools, classrooms

The 2013-2014 school year is off to a green start as classrooms and cafeterias throughout Cincinnati Public Schools get equipped with brand new recycling bins. What started as a pilot program in a handful of schools is now a reality in every CPS building: single-stream recycling. Keep Cincinnati BeauSee BRIEFS, Page A5

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Maloney’s Pub hosting Toys for Tots benefit By Kurt Backscheider

DELHI TWP. — Cindy Tidwell will never forget how the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots program helped her when her children were young. “I didn’t have a lot of money, so someone suggested I reach out to the Marines’ Toys for Tots,” she said. “I was overwhelmed they could give me toys for my children for Christmas. It always warmed by heart.” Now she is giving back to the program. Tidwell, who tends bar at Maloney’s Pub in Delhi Township, is organizing her third annual benefit for Toys for Tots – her second one at Maloney’s. The fundraiser and toy collection for the Marine program is 2-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, at the bar, 408 Greenwell Road. West Siders are encouraged to bring new, unwrapped toys for boys

and girls ages 6 months and older, or stop by to make monetary donations. “The Toys for Tots program is amazing,” Tidwell said. “Now that I’m on my feet and my children are grown all I want to do is pay the Marines back for what they did for me.” Kay Schimpf, co-owner of Maloney’s, said last year’s fundraiser was a great success and they want it to be bigger and better this year. She said they collected more than $2,000 worth of toys and about $2,000 in cash for the program last year. “There were two Marines here last year and they were impressed by the support and the closeknit community feeling in the bar. They promised they would be back this year,” she said. “We’re shooting for $6,000 this year.” Tidwell said the Cincinnati Bengals game will

be on the televisions and the event will feature door prizes, basket raffles, silent auctions, splitthe-pot and a bake sale. There will also be drink specials and discounts on appetizers. Schimpf said the fundraiser is geared toward all family members, with a special emphasis on the arrival of Santa Claus, his elves and the Grinch. Children will be able to get their photos taken with Santa and the Grinch. “It’s a really neat event,” she said. “I love the idea of giving back to the community and helping the kids.” Tidwell said the fundraiser has grown every year since she started it and she’s hoping people will help make this year’s as big as possible. “It’s amazing what the people on the West Side will do to help,” she said. For more information, call Maloney’s Pub at 9223156.

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The following students earned honors for the first quarter of the 2013-2014 school year.


Maggie Curoe of Anderson Township, Katie Colvin of Western Hills, Shawna Reilly of Sharonville and Kate Rankin of Anderson Township display their new hairstyles after donating an 8-10 inch ponytail to the Pantene Beautiful Lengths Program. THANKS TO MISHA BELL

St. Ursula girls lose locks for a cause In observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 67 St. Ursula Academy students participated in the Pantene Beautiful Lengths program, which provides free wigs to women battling cancer. The students agreed to cut their long locks and donate their hair to Pantene. Pantene, in turn, collects the ponytails, creates wigs, and ships them all over the world. In order to participate, the girls had to be willing to have at least 8 inches of their hair cut. In addition to the students, one teacher and one parent also agreed to have their hair cut. Twenty local hairdressers also donated their time to ensure the success of the event.

Junior Maggie Curoe participated in the event in honor of an aunt who is currently being treated for cancer. “It felt good to donate my hair for a wig for someone who was struggling like my aunt,” said Curoe when asked why she participated. Sophomore Shauna Reilly also agreed to have her hair cut. “The initial feeling when you cut 10 inches off your hair is to feel sad. But then, when you see a cancer patient with a wig you know that it was worth it. I miss my long hair, but I still have no regrets.” During the hair-cutting event, students heard from speakers who have battled cancer. Kimberly Listerman, re-

cent breast cancer survivor, offered the following words of advice to the St. Ursula students, “Girls, you need to take charge of your own health, make sure you go to your preventive checks on a regular basis and if something doesn’t feel right, check it out. It could save your life.” Seniors Mackenzie Dolle and Morgan Miller spearheaded the event following their studies in Mary Porter’s Contemporary Issues in Women’s Health Class with a goal of increasing awareness during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and providing a way for the St. Ursula Academy students to help those who are battling cancer.


The Greater Cincinnati Women’s Golf Association has awarded nine $1,500 scholarships to area students. The GCWGA awards the scholarships to increase awareness of the organization and promote women’s golf in Greater Cincinnati. The scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic achievement, excellence of character and involvement in the sport of golf. The recipients and the high schools they attended are Catherine Elsaesser, Wyoming High School; Haley Gooderson, Seton High School; Macy Hubbard, Mason High School; Alicia Lang, Ursuline Academy; Mackenzie Laumann, Oak Hills High School; Sarah Macke, Seton; Marybeth Reinhold, Sycamore High School; Jaime Sanzere, Oak Hills, and Andrea Toth, Seton. PROVIDED.

First honors: Erin Beiter, Kelsey Boeing, Madison Brigger, Emma Bruggeman, Brianna Brumfield, Kelly Byrne, Kelsey Cappel, Meghan Davis, Rose Marie Davis, Kathryn Eary, Alexis Fink, Erin Gardner, Jordyn Gilday, Jessica Ginn, Anne Marie Haley, Emily Heinzelman, Maria Heisel, Samantha Heyl, Alexa Jacob, Paige Kibler, Jillian Kloepfer, Alexandra Kuchenbuch, Audrey Laiveling, Rebecca Lally, Deanna Lammers, McKenzie Ledonne, Jessica Lee, Kristen Lehan, Emily Lipps, Anna Macenko, Mimi Marcheschi, Mary Miller, Journi Moore, Sara Neumeister, Abigail Niederhausen, Allie Pangallo, Carly Ramsey, Jane Reiter, Rebecca Roa, Sarah Rosenberger, Kristin Ruch, Olivia Ruch, Makenzie Ruff, Megan Ruffing, Molly Scherer, Rachel Schiller, Rachel Schultz, Hannah Schwaeble, Hannah Smith, Payton Stinson, Maria Tan, Chloe Ulmer, Julia Weber, Kelsey Willmes, Nina Wurzelbacher and Rachel Zahneis. Second honors: Emma Acomb, Faith Breeden, Lydia Brigham, Abigail Brinker, Ty’Asia Brock, Rylee Burke, McKenzie Custer, Hayley Dressler, Lauren Duell, Kaysee Faecher, Courtney Gilmore, Claire Heil, Maria Hessling, Madeline Hissett, Olivia Jacob, Gabriella Kayse, Caroline Kramer, Kaley Kurzhals, Alexis Lambers, Kielee Lambers, Natalie Lambers, Anna Lanzillotta, Rachel Lind, Jenna Makin, Peyton McCarthy, Madison McGinnis, Melanie McGregor, Maria Melillo, Elizabeth Moore, Victoria Nguyen, Isabella Olthaus, Madeleine Peters, Erica Roberto, Renee Rodgers, Kori Rudolph, Katelyn Rutherford, Molly Schramm, Charniqa Stephens-Davis, Erin Sullivan, Hannah Tenhundfeld, Mikaleigh Thai, Sydney Vinel, Megan Wade, Haley Walter and McKenzie Zimmer.

Sophomores First honors: Audrey Acomb, Rachel Auer, Lauren Aug, Stefanie Autenrieb, Abbey Barnette, Jessica Beeler, Mackenzie Beiersdorfer, Emily Berning, Nicole Bertke, Maria Bianco, Erica Bock, Madison Briggs, Mara Brown, Julianne Condia, Mary Catherine Corey, Terese Dattilo, Mackenzie Dugan, Kaitlyn Fields, Jordan Fitzpatrick, Olivia Frederick, Taylor Frommeyer, Samantha Gavin, Abbie Hahn, Jessica Hayhow, Nora Hibbard, Meghan Hils, Kayla Hobbs, Sydney Hoffmann, Allie Holmes, Olivia Jones, Jennifer Kathmann, Victoria Key, Marcy Klus, Anna Lindle, Ashley Luebbe, Kelly Luebbering, Katherine Macke, McKenna Moehring, Sara Monahan, Samantha Moore, Abigail Nutter, Shannon O’Connor, Mary Oehler, Hanna Puthoff, Alexandra Reckers, Kayla Rolfes, Sarah Rolfes, Rachel Sebastian, Megan Selby, Rileigh Smyth, Kara Stahl, Maria Visconti and Sabrina Wall. Second honors: Kylie Albers, Emma Anglavar, Zoey Bass, Sarah Becker, Madison Beiting, Allison Bihl, Brianna Brannon, Samantha Camarca, Kaitlin Devoto, Rose Driehaus, Katherine Drinkuth, Kelsey Finn, Brandi Foster, Emily Glatt, Crystal Gosney, Lauren Heideman, Alyssa Held, Madison Hiatt, Devon Jim, Stacey Kramer, Monica Lape, Carly Luken, Allison May, AnneMarie McIntyre, Carley Metzger, Erin Morgan, Madison Morgan, Maureen O’Brien, Alexis Pessler, Emilee Poehner, Erica Pohlman, Taylor Poland, Cassandra Quitter, Alexandria Raker, Gabrielle Reiff, Jasmine Reyes, Anna Schoster, Alayna Shook, Shannon Smyth, Rebecca Stemler, Emma Stock, Kayla Strunk, Caitlan Studt, Sarah Sunderman, Lindsey Taylor, Bailey Timmers, Isabella Timon, Katherine Tope, Claire Witschger, Miranda Wright

and Katherine Zimmerman.

Juniors First honors: Megan Awad, Savannah Bacon, Allison Broderick, Margaret Busche, Katherine Cole, Madeline Ernst, Jennifer Fohl, Megan Groll, Ashley Grooms, Molly Henderson, Melissa Henry, Megan Igel, Kaitlyn Jacobs, Isabella Jansen, Kalie Kaimann, Leigha Kraemer, Kayla Krommer, Abby Lamping, Lauren Lipps, Carly Niehauser, Phuong Phan, Allyson Radziwon, Jessica Rieskamp, Suzanne Schultz, Kelly Shields, Maggie Walroth and Brooke Zentmeyer. Second honors: Hannah Ammon, Allison Bailey, Samantha Biggs, Lois Breidenstein, Cassandra Bullock, Courtney Burns, Jalee Connor, Grace Davis, Mary DiGiacomo, Maria DiTullio, Gabrielle Doll, Shelby Faeth, Faith Flowers, McKenzie Frommeyer, Celia Garnett, Savannah Geiger, Emily Geigle, Cassidy Giglio, Kathryn Grace, Andrea Hannan, Sydney Haussler, Olivia Hess, Gabriel Hirlinger, Laura Hofmeyer, Ashley Hoinke, Amy Hopkins, Amanda Jacobs, Cassandra Johnson, Shannon Kaine, Allison Kampel, Kourtney Keller, Samantha Kingdom, Caroline Klopp, Jenna Kohler, Gabrielle Kraemer, Kelsey Kurzhals, Lindsey Lanzillotta, Jessica Lauber, Natalie Morrison, Krista Murphy, Laura Nie, Brittany Oestreicher, Anna Ostendorf, Alyse Peck, Victoria Pollack, Alyssa Ramstetter, Amy Rapien, Alyssa Reiring, Emily Reuss, Sydney Riser, Samantha Roth, Abbigail Sandmann, Allison Schmitt, Rachel Seaman, Haley Sponaugle, Carly Stagge, Carmen Sunderman, Margaret Thiemann, Maria Torok, Melissa Trentman, Emma Voss and Hannah Wegman.

Seniors First honors: Julie Alder, Christine Anneken, Allison Bailey, Hannah Becker, Taylor Beiersdorfer, Megan Bisher, Loretta Blaut, Molly Brauch, Magalynne Browne, Kendall Cappel, Julie Chastang, Allyson Cox, Marcella Driehaus, Rebecca Freese, Jessica Frey, Kelly Gallagher, Jessica Gilmore, Cassidy Gramke, Mikayla Hartoin, Jennifer Healey, Taylor Hirth, Samantha Hissett, Alexandra Hoffmann, Charity Jamison, Katherine Kahny, Sarah Kammer, Rice Klauke, Julia Kohler, Kelley Kraemer, Molly Kraisinger, Katherine Lehan, Monica Lepper, Abigail Ludwig-Rollinger, Alyssa Lyons, Morgan Masminster, Anna McGowan, Sarah Mellott, Michelle Moehring, Allison Mohan, Jessica Moses, Katie Nanney, Hannah Nartker, Alexandra Neltner, Ashley O’Brien, Christine Oswald, Rachel Richter, Carley Roberto, Nicole Ruffing, Quinn Scheiner, Cayla Schmitt, Victoria Scholl, Leanne Shinkle, Samantha Smith, Sarah Specker, Kirby Sullivan, Halie Sunderman, Jewel Thompson, Catherine Tuttle, Olivia Wall, Olivia Wetsch and Christa Woelfel. Second honors: Alissa Allison, Molly Beck, Samantha Bedel, Diana Bolton, Kaylie Brown, Elizabeth Bruewer, Maria Carroll, Haley Daugherty, Elizabeth Day, Corrine Deutenberg, Key’Vonya Edwards, Abigail Felix, Rebecca Fisher, Kirstyn Frank, Maggie Freudiger, Samantha Goodwin, Ellen Hahn, Margaret Hamad, Victoria Hancock, Amanda Hayden, Karly Heinzelman, Katelyn Hembree, Lindsey Hendricks, Rachel Hobbs, Ashley Holman, Megan Kelly, Olivia Klumb, Lauren Knolle, Amy Krumpelbeck, Lauren Lind, Sydney Loebker, Juliana Lucas, Allison Luebbering, Samantha Monahan, Taylor Morano, Lauren Nickels, Kathryn Niederbaumer, Lindsey Niehaus, Susan Nussman, Colleen O’Connor, Abigail Pace, Samantha Pragar, Courtney Reed, Hannah Rouse, Kelly Sagers, Courtney Schira, Brooke Schleben, Courtney Schriefer, Sydney Schultz, Katelyn Walter, Rachel Watkins, Laura Wolter, Jessica Wuebbolt and Chelsea Zang.

McAuley students have a wild summer at the zoo Two McAuley High School students spent the past summer volunteering at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, each in different capacities. Freshman Nicole Armbruster was a “Green Teen.” She took guests around a garden next to the elephant exhibit and told them about going green, sharing information about the zoo’s wind turbine

and the other ways the zoo is environmentally responsible. Armbruster also helped out at the new zoo cafe, helping patrons sort their trash into three bins: compost, recycle and landfill. The daughter of Dan and Cindy Armbruster of Colerain Township, she wants to become a zookeeper eventually and plans to volunteer next summer. “I loved helping out,”

she said. For the second time, sophomore Zandrea Simpson was a “Volunteen” at the zoo for four 40-hour, week-long camps. Simpson’s tasks were to help with whatever the leader need, much like a teacher’s aide. She assisted with taking hikes, providing snacks, following maps and making crafts. “I want to gain experience

working with animals and people because I want to be a veterinarian someday and this volunteering helps me to reinforce this goal,” said Simpson. She also volunteers at Schnauzer Rescue Cincinnati with her mother during the school year, and plans to volunteer at the zoo again next summer. She is the daughter of Robert Simpson and Natosha Bridges of Monfort Heights.

Sophomore Zandrea Simpson and freshman Nicole Armbruster. PROVIDED





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Elder hopes experience gets them back to winning By Tom Skeen

The basketballs have been rolled out for the 2013-14 boys’ season and here is a preview of how the teams in the Western Hills Press coverage area are shaping up:


The Panthers are coming off back-to-back losing seasons and will run out an experienced group under coach Joe Schoenfeld, led by seniors Devin Pike and Thomas Autenrieb along with junior Brad Miller. Miller averaged 10.6 points a game last season, while dishing out two assists and pulling down three rebound per game. Pike – who verbally committed to Louisville for football in July – gives the Panthers some size with his 6-foot-5 frame. He led the Panthers with 12.3 points per game and was second in the Greater Catholic League with 8.5 rebounds a game. Autenrieb is coming off a season where he averaged 5.7 points and 1.5 assists a game. “I think we will have a very good team this year,” Schoenfeld said. “We have several talented key-returning players who have a lot of varsity experience. We won’t be too tall, but should be smart, pretty fast and have some good shooters.” Look for a group involving Austin Cipriani, Michael Jones, Kyle Koppenhoefer and Justin Tebbe to compete in practice for some major playing time. “That competition should result in great practices and continued improvement for our team throughout the season,” the coach said. The Panthers’ schedule is one to keep on eye on. They begin the season Dec. 3 at home against Princeton followed by three more home games before being on the road for the next seven games, including a threegame stretch in Florida at the Ft. Lauderdale Beach Classic Dec. 26-28.

Gamble Montessori

Jim Martin takes over as head coach of the Gators, who are coming off a 12-10 season where they placed third (8-4) in the Ohio Valley Athletic League. Leading scorer Christopher Martin was one of seven Gators who graduated after last season, but second-leading scorer Kenney Mil is back after posting13.2 points and 5.1 rebounds a game last season. A guy to keep your eyes on is freshman Anfernee Lipscomb. The 5-foot-9 point guard may be the fastest player in the OVAL and he will extremely difficult to defend. Junior Justin League will provide a presence in the middle with his 6-foot-0 frame, but will need to improve offensively after posting just two points and four rebounds a game last season. Junior guard DeVontae Cargile will be another scoring op-

Dejuan Sherman of Western Hills puts up an acrobatic shot against Northwest last season. The junior averaged 12.2 points, 4.6 assists and 4.3 steals per game last season.TOM SKEEN/COMMUNITY PRESS Ben Laumann of Oak Hills drives to the hole and over Sycamore’s Joey Gruden for two points last season. The senior averaged nine points and two assists a game last season.TOM

Devin Pike of Elder (33) works toward the basket around two La Salle defenders during a loss in Division I sectional semifinal last season. Pike led the Panthers with 12.2 points per game last season.TOM SKEEN/COMMUNITY PRESS

tion after putting up nearly six points a game his sophomore season. “(We) will be quick and small but will work extremely hard,” Martin said. “(The) team has many new faces and very few who have played minutes at the varsity level. (We) should be (a) good shooting and penetrating team and will play tough defense. (Our) weakness is size and rebounding.” The Gators open up play Dec. 2 at home against SCPA.

La Salle

Coming off a regional final appearance last season, the Lancers and coach Dan Fleming will have to overcome what is likely a season-ending injury to their best player in senior guard Jeff Larkin if they hope to make another deep postseason run. Larkin – who averaged more than 17 points per game last season - had surgery to repair a torn ACL Aug. 20 after injuring himself in a preseason football practice. On top of that, second-leading scorer Connor Speed graduated, which leaves the Lancers with nobody on the current roster that averaged more than 6.1 points per game last season. Jeff’s younger brother, Jeremy, returns for his sophomore year as Fleming’s leading scorer and a guy who plays ferocious defense, leading the Greater Catholic League South with more than two steals a game during his freshman campaign last season. Senior Tim Bell is an athletic

forward who scored in double digits five times last season, with two of them coming during the Lancers’ postseason run. Freshman C.J. Fleming is one to watch, and according to coach Fleming, he “has a chance to be really good.” Senior Blake Simpson (55) gives Fleming a defensive presence inside after recording 55 blocked shots last season, leaving him just 26 shy of Walt Gibler’s GCL South record of 76. The Lancers - ranked No. 2 in The Enquirer Division I preseason area coaches’ poll - open up play Dec. 6 against Roger Bacon.

Oak Hills

Mike Price is back for his 24th season as head coach of the Highlanders and is looking to break a streak of five consecutive losing seasons. That won’t be easy after the graduation of Jake Richmond, who led the team and Greater Miami Conference in scoring last season with 22.1 points per game. Price is hoping for more balanced scoring, led by senior point guard Ben Laumann, who averaged nine points and two assists a game last season. Junior Caleb Cox will provide a presence in the post with his 6foot-5 build. Fellow junior Jason Walters and sophomore Michael Lake, who along with Cox didn’t see any varsity time last season, will be players to watch develop throughout the season. “I like our preseason im-


provement and work ethic,” Price said. “We should have more depth and balance in scoring than last year. Even though we will be very young, we have an enthusiastic and competitive attitude.”

St. Xavier

Scott Martin graduated 11 players from his 2012-13 roster, according to the Greater Catholic League website. Rod Mills (Miami commit) headlines the roster this season after averaging 10.3 points and 5.1 rebounds a game last season for the 15-8 Bombers who finished third in the GCL South. St. X - ranked No. 9 in The Enquirer Division I preseason area coaches’ poll - opens its season Dec. 7 at Turpin. No other information was available before press deadline.


Daulton Picklesimer enters his third season as coach of the Yellow Jackets and will boast his most experienced roster yet with four returning starters. In fact, he returns five players who started in at least nine games for the 3-20 Yellow Jackets last season, led by starting guards Zach Fulton and Matthew Pittman. Fulton led the team with 8.4 points and 1.7 steals per game, while Pittman posted 5.7 points,

1.9 assists and 1.6 steals a game. Fulton scored in double digits in nine of his 18 games in which he appeared. Senior Justin Getz is fully healthy after missing the final eight games of last season and Picklesimer is looking for a big year from him. He showed flashes of brilliance last season, scoring seven or more points in four games, but also scored two or less points in seven of the 14 games he appeared in. Juniors Sean Engels and Nick Koehne round out the returning five. “We should be a more fastpaced, athletic team this year,” Picklesimer said. The Yellow Jackets start their season Nov. 29 at home against Norwood.

Western Hills

The Mustangs are led by junior guard Dejuan Sherman, who led the Cincinnati Metro Athletic Conference with 4.3 steals per game last season and was second with 4.6 assists. Look for junior forward Malik Seldon and senior forward Al Chancelor to make an impact as well. “I like the fact that we are long and athletic,” coach Shawn Kerley told Gannett News Service. West High will open its season Nov. 30 at Taft.


Fall senior moments

» Senior Night is an important time in an athlete’s high school career and the Community Press & Recorder, along with, would like to highlight those moments. Please send a photo from your Senior Night to Include the names of the people in the photo as they are shown, the school and the sport by Friday, Nov. 29. The photo

can be of all the team’s seniors or a photo of athletes with their parents. Photos will run in print Dec. 18-19 and will be used in a photo gallery. Questions can be directed to mlaughman@

Catching up with College Athletes

» The Community Press & Recorder, along with, would like to give readers over the holidays the ability to catch up with local high school stars doing well in college athletics.

In what has become an annual readership project, parents/friends of college athletes are welcome to send a photo and brief description of their college athletes’ accomplishments over the last calendar year to Include the names of the people in the photo as they are shown, the college name and sport, parents’ names, where the athlete lives, what weekly newspaper they get at home and their accomplishments by Friday, Dec. 13. Photos will run in print Jan. 1 and be

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Seton softball

» Seton High School, a Division I program in the Southwest District and a member of the Girls’ Greater Catholic League, is looking for a head varsity girls volleyball coach. All interested applicants should send a letter of interest and resumé to athletic director, Janie Shaffer, at or call 471-2600, ext. 206.



High school GGCL Sheriff’s office hits home run with ‘Game with a Cop’ athletes make all star lists The Girls Greater Catholic League recently named all stars for the fall athletic season.

By Tom Skeen


“Game with a Cop” program is off to one heck of a start. The Bengals and Reds teamed up with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office to send 12 students from Cincinnati’s Northwest Local School District, two unpaid volunteer police officers and two volunteers from the school to the Hamilton County suite at Paul Brown Stadium to watch the Bengals’ 49-9 dismantling of the New York Jets Oct. 27. Sheriff Jim Neil, along with the architect of the program, Chief Deputy Mark Schoonover, introduced the program at a Nov. 4 press conference at PBS. Reds COO Phil Castellini, Bengals director of business development Bob Bedinghaus, Northwest Local School District Superintendent Mark Farmer and Colerain High School students Destyne Watson and Maiya Harrell joined the officers at the press conference. “It was a very fun experience getting to meet the police officers,” Harrell said. “Before I was always scared to talk to them, but now I know they are just people like us.” It was the first time either Harrell or Watson had been to a Bengals game. The idea stemmed from the “Shop with a Cop” program, where economically challenged children from all over the


Colerain High School student Destyne Watson, left, joins Reds COO Phil Castellini and Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil, as well as mascots Mr. Red Legs and Who Dey, at the “Game with a Cop” press conference Nov. 4 at Paul Brown Stadium.THANKS TO THE CINCINNATI REDS COMMUNITY FUND

county have the opportunity to shop at a local department store with a uniformed officer around Christmas time. “It was just a very good experience all they way round and it’s very important for the sheriff and I to foster relationships between the sheriff’s office and the communities in Hamilton County and I think this is one great way to do that,” Schoonover said, who spent roughly a half hour at the Oct. 27 contest along with Neil. Over the final four regular season games (and possibly a playoff game or two) at PBS, students from Winton Woods, Deer Park, Mount Healthy and Norwood high schools will attend games in the suite. “We love having these folks down here,” Bedinghaus said. “We have an excellent working relationship with the sheriff’s office and the Cincinnati Police Department and the opportunity to bring some

kids down here that would otherwise not have an opportunity to come to our game, much less have an opportunity to enjoy the game from a suite, is something that we embraced right away.” In April, the “Game with a Cop” program will provide tickets for 40 of the Reds’ 81 home games. “Really for us this was a no-brainer in terms of a program to get involved,” Castellini said. “… It’s just one of the many things we’re doing in the community that we’re proud to be involved with, especially with the underprivileged kids.” While the full program plans are yet to laid on paper in terms of more schools being involved, this is just the beginning for a program with a very bright future. “This is an important program to use in the sheriff’s office and it’s also important to the youth of Hamilton County,” Neil said.

Come down and join Paul Daugherty, his special guest and Enquirer sports personalities at Moerlein Lager House, Tuesday nights at 7pm.

Player of the Year: Kristen Massa of St. Ursula Academy Coach of the Year: Jeni Case of Ursuline Academy First Team: Mt. Notre Dame senior Christine Chandler, McAuley senior Kerrie Dailey, Ursuline senior Sam Fry, Ursuline senior Paige Kebe, Mercy senior Katie Klusman, St. Ursula junior Carolyn Knollman, St Ursula senior Kristen Massa and Mt. Notre Dame junior Margo Wolf. Second team: St. Ursula junior Natalie Danenhauer, McAuley junior Tori Hemsath, Seton senior Morgan Masminster, Mt. Notre Dame sophomore Sydney Mukes, Ursuline sophomore Avery Naylor, Mt. Notre Dame senior Sara Priest and Ursuline junior Lauren Wilkins. Honorable mention: Ursuline junior Mallory Bechtold, McAuley junior Abby Gourley, McAuley senior Lindsey Kauffman, Seton freshman Peyton McCarthy, St. Ursula senior Natalie Phipps, St. Ursula junior Laura Jane Proffitt, Mercy sophomores Carly Schnieder and Sam Seger, Ursuline sophomore Alyssa Steller, Mt. Notre Dame sophomore Dani Szczepanski and Mt. Notre Dame junior Jessica



Player of the Year: Madeline Huster of St. Ursula Coach of the Year: Jim Calder of St. Ursula First team: Seton seniors Jessica Frey and Samantha Goodwin, McAuley senior Julia Hoffmann, St. Ursula senior Madeline Huster, Ursuline junior Andie Kennard, Mt. Notre Dame junior Samantha Leshnak, Seton senior Allie Luebbering, Mercy senior Sam Mattlin, Ursuline junior Mikaela McGee, Mercy senior Brenna Mueller, St. Ursula seniors Megan Niebuhr and Madeleine Pescovitz, Ursuline junior Sara Robertson, St. Ursula senior Darby Schwartz and Mt. Notre Dame senior Maria Veneziano. Second team: Ursuline sophomore Holyn Alf, Mercy senior Macey Anderson, Seton junior Savannah Bacon, Seton senior Allison Bailey, McAuley junior McKenna Bailey, St. Ursula senior Erin Clark, Mercy senior Lauren Cummings, Mt. Notre Dame junior Megan Desrosiers, Ursuline junior Jordan Hollmeyer, Mercy senior Julia Kennedy, McAuley senior Clare Knecht, Ursuline senior Sarah Seedhouse, St. Ursula sophomore Olivia Silverman, Seton senior Halie Sunderman, St. Ursula sophomore Mary Alice Vignola, Mt. Notre

Dame senior Maddie Volz, St. Ursula senior Claire Weigand and Ursuline senior Allison Werner.


Player of the Year: Mehvish Safdar of Ursuline Coach of the Year: Joe Hartkemeyer of Ursuline First team: Ursuline sophomore Jenny Duma, St. Ursula senior Kari Fitzpatrick, Ursuline junior Lauren Haney, Ursuline senior Brooke Sabo, Ursuline freshman Olivia Sabo, Ursuline senior Mehvish Safdar, Mercy senior Elizabeth Staley, St. Ursula sophomore Maggie Sullivan and Seton junior Maggie Walroth. Second team: St. Ursula senior Morgan Bernard, Ursuline junior Lauren Fleming, St. Ursula seniors Margeaux Gerwin and Caroline Koenig, Ursuline junior Mary McGrath, Mt. Notre Dame junior Catherine Murphy, Seton senior Macy Wauligman. Honorable mention: Mt. Notre Dame junior Alex Burg, McAuley juniors Nicole Capodagli and Megan Davish, Mt. Notre Dame juniors Sonya Sasmal and Ali Staun; and Mt. Notre Dame freshman Sabine Worthoff.

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Playing in the final regular season game with the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference title on the line, Cincinnati State men’s soccer team defeats Owens Community College 3-0 for the title. In back, from left, are head coach Mike Combs, Brad Schluter, Austin Klueh of Loveland, Evan Cranfield, Liam Doyle, Mike Anthony, Grant Geigle, Andre Brown, Brad Gale, Kevin Walker of Colerain Township, Billy Whitcomb, Austin Root of Colerain Township, Brandon Isaacs, Summit Country Day grad Ryan Hall, Christian Reed and assistant coach Mike Brizzi. In front are Okama Thompson, Aden Abdirahman, Winton Woods product Francis Gyau, Highlands grad Tucker Beerman, Kyle Grothaus of Milford, David Elwer, Vonne Byrd and Trae Collins. THANKS TO NICK NOVY


ria Waters, St. Ursula junior Maria Weisgerber and Mercy junior Megan Zeinner. Honorable mention: Mt. Notre Dame sophomore Maddie Gentile, Ursuline junior Miranda Grigas, St. Ursula senior Elizabeth Klare, McAuley senior Kate Olding, St. Ursula senior Caroline Perry, McAuley sophomore Anna Sontag, McAuley freshman Clare Sunderman, Mercy sophomore Margo Waters and Mercy senior Tori Weckenbrock.

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Plan ahead – be an informed consumer As we grow older we are reminded of the importance of planning ahead – have a financial plan, a will, powers of attorney, etc... We are often not an informed consumer when a crisis of a fall or illness happens. The consequences can be great. We baby boomers love to develop plans for the seniors in our lives when dramatic changes occur. Yet, we are in denial about those same changes to be considered for ourselves. The greatest gener-

ation, our parents, could also be called the “make do” generation because they adjust to their circumstances as best they Jere can without McIntyre COMMUNITY PRESS any changes. Then a criGUEST COLUMNIST sis occurs, maybe a fall, disease or hospitalization, we often do not know what we need but do

Do you think President Obama will be able to keep his promise that Americans will be able to keep canceled health insurance policies for a year as companies and consumers adjust to the new demands of the health care law. Why or why not?

“If you go back in history, Social Security was established for when those reached retirement there would be some money there for you, not an amount to support you but, to have something. This Obama Care is the politicians answer to the problem with SS, the government will decide for you if you need heart surgery or just let you die off. There was money in SS and the politicians saw all this money and started all kinds of welfare programs with this money, now that SS is in trouble this is how your elected officials answer to the problem. “The hard fact of the matter is if you die because you didn’t have the heart surgery then the government doesn’t have to pay out SS to you or your family! Think about it, does Washington, D.C. really care about your retirement years? The answer is no! Do they have the same health insurance you are going to get? No! They will have a separate insurance than you and I! Think about this when you go to vote! If you don’t vote then shut up!” J.M.B.

“Can we all stop and take a breath right now? There has been so much bashing of the president that I don’t want to hear it any more. “I recognize that the new system is not working. Many times in my life I have experienced a computer program needing time to actually work. “I also recognize that many people are waiting to enroll in health care and that many people cannot afford to lose the health care they currently enjoy. I do believe this situation will improve, the president’s promise will be kept and we will all get what we need. Cooler heads must prevail.” E.E.C.

THIS WEEK’S QUESTION The Ohio House has passed a bill which would redefine self-defense and circumstances where the use of force trumps the duty to retreat to public settings, such as stores and streets. Under current law, residents need not retreat before using force if they are lawfully in their homes, vehicles or the vehicle of an immediate family member. Is this good legislation? Why or why not? Every week we ask readers a question they can reply to via e-mail. Send your answers to westernhills with Chatroom in the subject line.

“No he won’t be able to keep that promise! He never intended to keep it! It was a total lie and he knew it. “The purpose of Obamacare is a mass redistribution of wealth. It has nothing to do with health care reform. It has everything to do with government control and socialist policy. “Sadly, it must be conceded that the president of the United States of America is an arrogant, narcissistic, bold-faced liar.” R.W.J.

Nov. 13 question Several major retailers and malls will be open for holiday shopping throughout Thanksgiving Day. Is this a good idea and do you plan to plan to take advantage of the extended hours? Why or why not?

“There is no way I will do any shopping on Thanksgiving Day. I think people should be off and have the time to spend with their families. The owners and execs of the big chain stores won’t be working. Being closed a few days during the year won’t bankrupt them. If nobody would shop on Thanksgiving the stores would get the message. But with the big sales going on I’m sure the stores will be packed. I’m in my 60s and would like to see things the way they used to be.” R.E.L.



Where do we turn? The National Association of Homebuilders with assistance from senior groups has created special training and a designation called a certified aging in place specialist. These professionals are trained to assess the home and recommend alternatives (yes, you do have choices.) to you and your family about ways your home can be modified to be a safer place based on your specific need, the duration of your situation and budget.

Most will provide free or low cost assessment visits to your home to help you understand the risks and short and long term options. Many will also be aware of assistance programs to help share the cost. To locate a CAPS professional in your area, go to Jere McIntyre is a certified aging in place specialist and director of Whole Home Modifications in Dent. He lives in Fort Mitchell, KY.

Keep dogs away from Thanksgiving table

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know we need it now because someone is coming home from the hospital tomorrow or in a few days. The items needed to modify the home environment can be significant and may not be covered by insurance. These are not items we shop for everyday. We are not familiar with what options are available or what they should cost. Our need is immediate for the loved one and there are many decisions to be made in a short period of time.

There is no meal of the year that quite compares to that of Thanksgiving. As you’re preparing for your holiday, if you do not want your dog bumping you at the dinner table, the time to plan for success is now. Remember if a behavior reoccurs it is because it has been reinforced. So, if you know in advance that your dog’s bumping at the table behavior is very probable, here are a few ideas: You can rearrange what happens in the environment immediately before the behavior is set into motion to give less value to the bumping behavior and more value to resting. Some suggestions include satiating your dog before you sit down by feeding him in advance or redirecting his atten-

tion by giving him a tasty steak bone to chew on or a foraging toy that will keep his attention for awhile, or taking him for a long walk prior to the Lisa meal. Desatnik You can also COMMUNITY PRESS teach your dog GUEST COLUMNIST in advance an alternative behavior that will produce for him the same or more value than what he would get if he bumped you at the table – while removing any positive consequences to the bumping behavior. So, begin by teaching the alternative behavior (like sitting or laying down). Once on cue you can

shape the behavior for longer durations before delivering reinforcement. Then, you can cue him to do the wanted behavior before you sit down to a meal and reinforce it. At the same time, if he begs, you can simply push your plate in to the center of the table and turn your back to him while sitting. Practice. Practice. Practice. Always make the wanted behavior easier and more valuable than the unwanted behavior.

In addition to her public relations work, Lisa Desatnik is a pet trainer who uses positive strategies for teaching pets & their caregivers how to modify behaviors and solve problems. She lives in Dillonvale.

Who is really holding you back? Who is your worst enemy? Be prepared for a surprise. If you have read any of my previous writings you know that I believe that politics is destroying our traditional way of life along with our rights. I normally blame the Dumbocrats, but the Repugnicants are a close second. Both are more interested in their own tenure in control. Their latest bad idea is raising the minimum wage. When I was in business I saw the damage it did to working folks. In order to compensate for rising costs and taxes on the wages it was necessary to automate where possible and to import if not. Either way jobs were lost and many people found that the new higher wages bought less in the stores. If you are one of those unfortunates who are stuck in a low wage job, do you think a raise in the minimum wage will help you? If so, why not set the raise to $50 or even $200 per hour? Even if you have not studied economics, you know that prices would skyrocket and many people would lose any hope of earning a living through work. You would be at the mercy

of greedy politicians and their donors of both parties who would imprison you in poverty so that they could enjoy the Edward printed wealth Levy of inflated dolCOMMUNITY PRESS lars. GUEST COLUMNIST Who is your worst enemy? You face him every day. Just look in the mirror. You make decisions, both good and bad. You are faced with competition and have to decide if you will compete. Too many people avoid the competition and set a lower path in life for themselves. To some extent, the minimum wage is a determinant. It is easy to fall for the publicity about how unfair it is. In reality, it is a trial. Those who take a starter job and stay with the job until they acquire skills and responsibility have a much easier time finding the path up to more gainful employment and leadership positions. Once you have chosen this path,

you find that some parents, teachers, coaches and bosses will both encourage you and also to find ways to make you struggle with problems. You may dislike them for the aggravating problems at first. When you have the spirit to overcome the problems you will understand that they really have your best interests at heart. Be reassured that it is not an easy lesson. But, it is one of the most valuable ones you will master. It is that you must accept all challenges and prove to those who are evaluating you that you are willing to work hard to get ahead. In my business, the people who started at the bottom and proved their worth ended up in higher positions. Some made it to management levels. What ties working at minimum wage and your worst enemy is simply that many successful people start at the very bottom. Once they prove their worth, they gain both self respect but more importantly, that of their employers. This could be you. Edward Levy is a resident of Montgomery and a former college instructor.

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Homecoming a success at Seton High School

t was back by popular demand. The Seton High School community enjoyed a variety of events that lasted just over a week during Seton’s second annual Homecoming Week in September. The week kicked off with Reunion Night where graduating classes that ended with a “3” or and “8” were invited for tours of the school and then drinks, appetizers and celebrating in the Seton Commons. Other activities throughout

the week included a Seton Women as Professionals, or SWAP, event; a Choral Hall service project where alumnae helped paint and revive Choral Hall; Legacy Picture Day, Evening of Appreciation for our 2012-2013 donors; Seton Helping Saints Student Walk; Alumnae Walk, 5K and Family Day, and the soccer Green Game. The week’s events are made possible by the Seton High School Alumnae Association.

A group of very proud Saints from Legacy Picture Day showing some awesome Seton pride. From left: front, Olivia Fredrick, Monica White, Caroline Klug, Gabrielle White, Hanna Peace and Natalie Hillgrove; middle, Betty Klug Grawe '72, Kathleen Geluso Klug '69, Barb Klug Seal '67 and Jean Kleiner Klug '55; back, Mary Jo Klug Fredrick '74, Carol Klug Patterson '77, Patti Klug Quinn '79, Marijane Berkley Klug '83, Karen Klug White '92, Gail Klug Peace '93, Diane Klug Hyden '98, andMichelle Klug Hillgrove '99. THANKS TO CHRISTY SCHUTTE

Ginny O'Connor, Tony Heile and Judi Heile at Seton's Thank you event. The evening was focused on thanking 2012-2013 Annual Fund donors. THANKS TO CHRISTY SCHUTTE

Future Saints Ella Moehring and Elsie Whitmer take a break between kid games at the Seron Alumnae Walk & Family Day. THANKS TO CHRISTY SCHUTTE Lori Laiveling Oehler '81, Megan Oehler '16, Mary Oehler '08 and Katie Oehler '06 at the Seton Alumnae Walk & Family Day. THANKS TO CHRISTY SCHUTTE

Peter Till, Alex McClanahan '06, Paul Lockwood, Mary McAtee, Jenna Hyde '06 and Jon Burns enjoy some LaRosas, games, live music and a cake walk after the Alumnae Walk. THANKS TO CHRISTY SCHUTTE Rosemary Bradford and Seton's Associate Principal of Academics Anna Downey enjoy the Thank You event. THANKS TO CHRISTY SCHUTTE


THINGS TO DO IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD FRIDAY, NOV. 29 Dance Classes Square Dance Lessons, 6:307:30 p.m., Bridge Church, 7963 Wesselman Road, Learn to square dance. $5. 941-1020. Cleves.

Drink Tastings Holiday Season Wine Tasting, 5:30-8 p.m., Nature Nook Florist and Wine Shop, 10 S. Miami Ave., Try wines perfect for meals and celebrations during holiday season. Pouring five wines. Light snacks included. Ages 21 and up. $6. 467-1988. Cleves.

Farmers Market Lettuce Eat Well Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m., Cheviot United Methodist Church, 3820 Westwood Northern Blvd., Locally produced food items. Free. 481-1914; Cheviot.

521-7275; Colerain Township.

On Stage - Theater A Christmas Carol, 8 p.m., Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, Audio description service available. $24; $21 seniors, students and groups. 241-6550; West Price Hill.

Religious - Community Live Nativity, Noon-4 p.m., Joy Community Church, 5000 North Bend Road, Hot chocolate and cookies available indoors. Includes children’s activity. Free. Through Dec. 1. 662-4569; Monfort Heights.

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Ralph and the Rhythm Hounds, 8 p.m.-midnight, Legends, 3801 Harrison Ave., $5. 662-1222. Cheviot.

Toys for Tots, 2-8 p.m., Maloney’s Pub West, 408 Greenwell Ave., Bring unwrapped toy. Meet U.S. Marines, Santa, Grinch and elves. Door prizes, raffles and split-the-pot. Free. 7487040. Delhi Township.

Music - Country

Community Dance

Southern Highway, 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Club Trio, 5744 Springdale Road, Free. 385-1005. Colerain Township.

Diamond Squares, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Parky’s Farm Hayloft Barn, 10073 Daly Road, Plus level Western square and round dance club for experienced dancers. Pre-rounds 5:30 p.m. $5. 929-2427; Springfield Township.

Music - Blues

On Stage - Theater A Christmas Carol, 8 p.m., Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, 4990 Glenway Ave., Special musical version of Dickens’ all-time favorite tale. $24; $21 seniors, students and groups. 241-6550; West Price Hill.

Youth Sports Stan Kimbrough Basketball Academy Day After Thanksgiving Clinic, Noon-4 p.m., Western Sports Mall, 2323 Ferguson Road, Former NBA and Xavier standout teaches fundamentals of basketball. For children in first through eighth grade. $60. Registration required. 229-0863; Westwood.

SATURDAY, NOV. 30 Art & Craft Classes Sewing 101 Class, 9-11 a.m., Broadhope Art Collective, 3022 Harrison Ave., Learn to sew in one-on-one class setting making pillow and getting acquainted with sewing machine. All materials provided. $50. Registration required. 225-8441. Westwood.

Exercise Classes Zumba Fitness, 10:30-11:30 a.m., St. John’s Westminster Union Church, 1085 Neeb Road, $5. 347-4613. Delhi Township. Striders with Strollers, 9-10 a.m., Northgate Mall, 9501 Colerain Ave., Across from playland near Macy’s. Designed to help lift mood, strengthen bones and joints, improve balance/coordination, spend time with baby and make new friends. $8. Registration required. 478-1399. Colerain Township.

Holiday - Christmas Holiday Crafts, 2-4 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Winton Centre. Make crafts to take home. $.50-$2 per craft. Free, with vehicle permit. 5217275; Springfield Township. Christmas Open House, 2-9 p.m., Midwest Art Center, 8021 W. Mill St., Members paintings, drawings, sculptures, jewelry, art pottery restorations, caricatures and book signing. Free. 708-1339; Miamitown.

Karaoke and Open Mic Karaoke with DJ Doc, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Quaker Steak & Lube, 3737 Stonecreek Blvd., Free. 923-9464. Colerain Township.

Music - Country Buffalo Ridge Band, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Club Trio, 5744 Springdale Road, Free. 385-1005; Colerain Township.

Nature Nature Movies, 2-4 p.m., Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, 3455 Poole Road, Ellenwood Barn. Drop-in program. Popcorn provided, but feel free to bring your own snack or sit-upons. Free, parking permit required.

Exercise Classes Yoga, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Guenthner Physical Therapy, 5557 Cheviot Road, Strengthen, stretch and tone with gentle postures that release tension rand support the integrity of the spine. Family friendly. $7 walk-in; $120 for 10 classes. 923-1700; Monfort Heights. Leslie Sansone’s Walk Live, 2:15-3 p.m., Greater Emanuel Apostolic Temple, 1150 W. Galbraith Road, Lower level. One-mile walk in powerful, low-impact, indoor, aerobic workout. Free. 324-6173. North College Hill.

Holiday - Christmas St. Nicholas Day Celebration, 1-5 p.m., German Heritage Museum, 4790 West Fork Road, St. Nicholas meet-and-greet 2-4 p.m. Fairview German Language School members performance at 3 p.m. Cincinnati Carvers Guild displays wood carvings. Refreshments available. Free, donations accepted. 574-1741; Green Township. Holiday Crafts, 2-4 p.m., Winton Woods, Free, with vehicle permit. 521-7275; Springfield Township. Westwood’s Deck the Hall, 2-6 p.m., Westwood Town Hall Recreation Center, 3017 Harrison Ave., Santa’s workshop with crafts for ages 3-12. Holiday tree lighting at 4 p.m., kicked off with carols from five of Westwood’s best choirs. Free. 6626100. Westwood.

Nature Nature in Winter Hike, 2 p.m., Fernbank Park, 60 Thornton Ave., Meet a naturalist at the playground for a hike to discover how nature copes with winter. Free, parking permit required. 521-7275; Sayler Park.

ssg. Delhi Township.

Community Dance Royal Rounds, 7:30 p.m., Greenhills Community Church Presbyterian, 21 Cromwell Road, Phase III-V round dance club for experienced dancers. Ballroom figures: waltz, two-step, cha cha, rumba, tango and bolero. $6. Through Dec. 16. 929-2427. Greenhills. Unicorners Singles Square Dance Club, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1553 Kinney Ave., Experienced Western-style square dancers and round dancers. Singles and couples welcome. $5. 929-2427. Mount Healthy.

Exercise Classes Pilates Class, 11 a.m., Colerain Township Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Improve strength, flexibility, balance, control and muscular symmetry. Instructor Celine Kirby leads core-strengthening exercises using bands and weights. Bring yoga mat. $5. 741-8802; Colerain Township. Cardio Dance Party, 7:45-8:45 p.m., Cincinnati Dance and Movement Center, 880 Compton Road, Incorporates variety of dance styles, including jazz, hip hop, Latin, jive and more danced to popular music. $10. Registration required. 617-9498; Springfield Township. Hatha Yoga, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Colerain Township Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Bring mat and engage in stretching, breathing and relaxing techniques. $6. 741-8802; Colerain Township. Flex Silver Sneakers Exercise Class, 9:30-10 a.m., Colerain Township Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Instructor-led, mixing core, strength and cardio. For ages 65 and up. $3. 923-5050; Colerain Township. Fit Bodz, 6:15-7:15 p.m., Colerain Township Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Lose weight, lose body fat, increase strength, stamina and flexibility. Bring mat, dumbbells, towel and water bottle. $8. 741-8802; Colerain Township. Striders with Strollers, 9-10 a.m., Northgate Mall, $8. Registration required. 478-1399. Colerain Township.

Music - Blues Blues and Jazz Jam, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Poor Michael’s, 11938 Hamilton Ave., Featuring rotating musicians each week. Free. 825-9958. Springfield Township.

Senior Citizens Movement Class for Seniors, 11 a.m.-noon, Guenthner Physical Therapy, 5557 Cheviot Road, $6, first class free. 923-1700; Monfort Heights. Medicare Seminar, 2-3 p.m., Triple Creek Retirement Community, 11230 Pippin Road, Ask experts about medicare, medicaid, and insurance benefits. For seniors. Free. Reservations required. 851-0601; Colerain Township.


On Stage - Theater

Art & Craft Classes

A Christmas Carol, 2 p.m., Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, $24; $21 seniors, students and groups. 241-6550; West Price Hill.

Sewing 101 Class, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Broadhope Art Collective, $50. Registration required. 225-8441. Westwood. Young Rembrandts: Drawing Class for Kids, 4:15-5:15 p.m., Colerain Township Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Weekly through Feb. 4. Uses art as way to develop essential learning skills. Ages 6-12. $96. Registration required. 779-7278; Colerain Township.

Religious - Community Live Nativity, Noon-4 p.m., Joy Community Church, Free. 6624569; Monfort Heights.

Senior Citizens Over 55 Dance, 2-5 p.m., Delhi Senior and Community Center, 647 Neeb Road, Non-members welcome. Music by Nelson. $6. 451-3560. Delhi Township.

MONDAY, DEC. 2 Art Exhibits Selections 2013, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Studio San Giuseppe Art Gallery at the College of Mount St. Joseph, 5701 Delhi Road, The 16th, and region’s longest continuously running, biennial exhibition of works created by regional high school students as selected by their art teachers. Free. 244-4314;

Art Exhibits Selections 2013, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Studio San Giuseppe Art Gallery at the College of Mount St. Joseph, Free. 244-4314; Delhi Township.

Community Dance Continentals Round Dance Club, 2 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1553 Kinney Ave., For beginners. Phase III-V level round dance club. $6. Through Dec. 17. 929-2427. Mount Healthy. Team Jeff Anderson Line Dancing, 6-7 p.m., Colerain

Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, 4990 Glenway Ave., presents a musical version of “A Christmas Carol” Nov. 29 through Dec. 22. Tickets are $24, $21 for seniors, students and groups. For more information, call 241-6550 or visit Pictured are Harold Murphy as Ebenezer Scrooge and Dave Wellert as the Ghost of Jacob Marley. THANKS TO MIKKI SCHAFFNER Township Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Line dancing fitness party. Ages 18 and up. $5. 741-8802; Colerain Township.

Exercise Classes Zumba Gold, 9-10 a.m., Colerain Township Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Community-oriented dance-fitness class to provide modified, low-impact moves for active older adults. $5. 741-8802; Colerain Township. Fit Chixx, 10-10:45 a.m., Colerain Township Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Strength training, plyometrics, cardio and core. $5. 205-9772. Colerain Township.

Senior Citizens Open House, 2-4 p.m., Triple Creek Retirement Community, 11230 Pippin Road, 2540-B Strawberry Lane. For seniors who want to avoid the hassles of homeownership while still maintaining their independence. Free. 851-0601; Colerain Township. Downton Abbey, 10 p.m., North College Hill Senior Center, 1586 Goodman Ave., Showing episode of popular PBS show about an English Estate and its residents at the turn of the 20th century. Tea and cookies during the show. Showings will continue based upon popularity. For seniors. Free. 521-3462. North College Hill.

Support Groups Caregiver Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m., St. Martin of Tours, 3720 St. Martin Place, Father Kotter Library. To support caregivers of elderly or disabled parents (relatives). Ages 18 and up. Free. Registration required. 929-4483; caregivers. Cheviot.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4 Art & Craft Classes Crafty Hour, 5-8 p.m., Broadhope Art Collective, 3022 Harrison Ave., Bring your own craft and use space to get creativity flowing or create new project for low cost with Broadhope’s help. Free. 225-8441; Westwood. Sewing 101 Class, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Broadhope Art Collective, $50. Registration required. 225-8441. Westwood. Young Rembrandts: Drawing Class for Kids, 10-10:45 a.m., Colerain Township Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Weekly through Feb. 5. Drawings concentrate on skills of drawing and coloring while developing fine motor skills, listening skills, staying on task and spatial organization. For ages 3 1/2-5. $96. Registration required. 779-7278; Colerain Township.

Art Exhibits Selections 2013, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Studio San Giuseppe Art Gallery at the College of Mount St. Joseph, Free. 244-4314; Delhi Township.

Exercise Classes Yoga, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Guenthner Physical Therapy, $7 walk-in; $120 for 10 classes. 923-1700; Monfort Heights. Zumba Toning, 7:15 p.m., Col-

ABOUT CALENDAR To submit calendar items, go to and click on “Share!” Send digital photos to along with event information. Items are printed on a spaceavailable basis with local events taking precedence. Deadline is two weeks before publication date. To find more calendar events, go to and choose from a menu of items in the Entertainment section on the main page. erain Township Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Targeted body sculpting exercises and high energy cardio work. Bring a mat or towel, and a water bottle. $5. 741-8802; Colerain Township. Fit Bodz, 6:15-7:15 p.m., Colerain Township Community Center, $8. 741-8802; Colerain Township. Dance Jamz, 8:15-9 p.m., The Gymnastics Center, 3660 Werk Road, High-energy cardio dance class. $5 or 10 classes for $40. 706-1324; Green Township. Striders with Strollers, 9-10 a.m., Northgate Mall, $8. Registration required. 478-1399. Colerain Township. Zumba, 6:15 p.m., Keeping Fit Studio, 7778 Colerain Ave., High-energy dance fitness class for all ages and all levels of fitness. Ages 18 and up. $5. 923-4226. Colerain Township.

Selections 2013, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Studio San Giuseppe Art Gallery at the College of Mount St. Joseph, Free. 244-4314; Delhi Township.

Community Dance Team Jeff Anderson Line Dancing, 6-7 p.m., Colerain Township Community Center, $5. 741-8802; Colerain Township.

Exercise Classes Hatha Yoga, 10-11 a.m., Colerain Township Community Center, $6. 741-8802; Colerain Township. Flex Silver Sneakers Exercise Class, 9:30-10 a.m., Colerain Township Community Center, $3. 923-5050; Colerain Township. Zumba Gold, 9-10 a.m., Colerain Township Community Center, $5. 741-8802; Colerain Township.

Health / Wellness

Health / Wellness

Baby Basics, 7-9:30 p.m., Mercy Health – West Hospital, 3300 Mercy Health Blvd., Bathing, diapering, feeding, safety issues, when to call the doctor, normal baby behavior and how to prepare for those first weeks of parenting are among topics discussed. $20. Registration required. 956-3729; Monfort Heights.

Breakfast and Learn: All About Arthritis, 9-10 a.m., Tag’s Cafe and Coffee Bar, 5761 Springdale Road, Learn about what arthritis is, who is susceptible to it, what causes it, how to relieve it and steps to help prevent joint disease. Ages 21 and up. Free. Reservations required. 941-0378. Colerain Township.

Music - Classic Rock

On Stage - Theater

Heffron Brothers, 8 p.m.midnight, Club Trio, 5744 Springdale Road, Free. 385-1005; Colerain Township.

Christmas on Campus: Christmas Grace, 7-9:30 p.m., Cincinnati Christian University, 2700 Glenway Ave., American Sign Language interpretation provided. Musical theater production with original script by Paul Friskney. Hear family stories and sing along with Christmas songs. Featuring cast, choirs, orchestra and dancers. Dessert reception included. $10. 244-8165; East Price Hill. A Christmas Carol, 7:30 p.m., Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, $24; $21 seniors, students and groups. 241-6550; West Price Hill. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, 7:30 p.m., North College Hill City Center, 1500 W. Galbraith Road, In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids, probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won’t believe the mayhem, and the fun, when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on. $10 adults, $5 children under 12. Through Dec. 8. 588-4910; North College Hill.

On Stage - Theater A Christmas Carol, 7:30 p.m., Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, $24; $21 seniors, students and groups. 241-6550; West Price Hill.

Religious - Community Wednesday Night Solutions, 7-8:30 p.m., Vineyard Westside Church, 3420 Glenmore Ave., Weekly interactive DVD presentation hosted by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend. Variety of topics addressing everyday issues such as communication, conflict and more. Through Dec. 18. 922-7897; Cheviot. Free Community Meal, 5:306:30 p.m., Central Church of Christ, 3501 Cheviot Ave., Free. 481-5820; Westwood.

Senior Citizens Zumba Gold, 1-2 p.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road, Modified Zumba for seniors and beginners with standing and chair participation. For seniors. $3, $25 for 10 classes. 205-5064; Green Township.

THURSDAY, DEC. 5 Art Exhibits

Senior Citizens Movement Class for Seniors, 11 a.m.-noon, Guenthner Physical Therapy, $6, first class free. 923-1700; Monfort Heights.



Gluten-free recipes fill new ‘Holy Chow’ cookbook garlic and cook for only 2 or 3 minutes and be careful not to burn garlic. Add 2 teaspoons Kosher salt and 1 teaspoon pepper and simmer for another 2 or 3 minutes. Then add two 32 oz. cans whole tomatoes, crushed with your hands (or fresh tomatoes that are equal to the same amount). Cook for 5 minutes. Add 1 teaspoon dry basil or about 8-10 fresh basil leaves. Now add two 15 oz. cans tomato sauce and two 6 oz. cans tomato paste. Rinse out cans to get the most of the sauce. Measure out two cups of the juice/sauce water and add that to sauce. Simmer on low for 20 to 30 minutes for marinara sauce only, or 45 minutes to an hour if you are adding uncooked meatballs.

I got some unexpected exercise today. The wind was blowing so hard when I hung up the clothes that it literally blew most of them off the line right after I put the clothespins on the last of the socks. Now I didn’t mind chasing the dish towels across the field, but it was Rita a little Heikenfeld embarRITA’S KITCHEN rassing to see my “unmentionables” flying freely toward the road. My girlfriend called me later and said she was driving by when all this happened. “Made me chuckle,” she said. I guess it’s what we call a cloud with a silver lining.

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Enjoy meatballs and be gluten-free with Giovanna Trimpe’s recipe.THANKS TO GIOVANNA TRIMPE.

You know her as Joanne Trimpe, author of two Holy Chow cookbooks, the first of which is “Holy Chow” and the second, new one is “Holy Chow Gluten Free.” You may recognize her as a television personality and personal chef to Archbishop Dennis Schnurr. I know her as Giovanna, and we have become friends and colleagues. Giovanna decided to write another cookbook with glutenfree recipes because

unbelievably good. There’s a special section from friends and family. I contributed recipes for the dessert section. Every recipe has a photo along with a Bible quote relating to it, so you are feeding both body and soul. I chose Giovanna’s meatball and spaghetti recipe since that’s a universal favorite and a nice change from all the turkey we eat this time of year. Check out her website for information to purchase the

Archbishop Schnurr is gluten intolerant, yet enjoys good food. “I was nervous at first. I didn’t know much about gluten intolerance so I knew I needed to learn how to cook gluten free, but with all the flavor of my original recipes,” she said. Well, Giovanna has nailed it. Her book has really good, doable gluten-free recipes, from appetizers like crab cakes that start your meal with flair to dinners that are entertainment worthy. Her eggplant Parmesan is

book. Also available at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Rookwood and sells for $16.95. Prepare meatballs 11⁄2 pounds of ground chuck 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 ⁄2 teaspoon ground pepper 1 egg white 11⁄2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dry 1 ⁄2 cup soy milk or any type lactose-free milk 11⁄2 cups bread crumbs

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ten-free bread and, using your food processor, make 11⁄2 cups. Work the meatball mixture with your hands. Keep hands wet while rolling meat into about two-inch meatballs. Place meatballs on a large plate while you finish. This should yield about 18-20 meatballs. Prepare simple tomato sauce Put 1⁄4 cup extra virgin olive oil in large sauce pan on medium heat. Stir in 1⁄2 cup chopped onions and cook for 3 minutes. Add 3 cloves minced

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SCORE recognizes company’s growth WOW Window Boxes of Cincinnati is growing revenue faster than expected. The five-year-old company was SCORE’s July Client of the Month. Revenue was $400,000 last year and is on track to hit $750,000 this year. The Western Hills-based com-

pany has eight employees. The business run by mother-and-son partners Sue and Bret Schneider designs floral and plant window boxes and containers for businesses and homes, changing out designs each season. WOW custom-builds each client

window box, services each box, and provides an automatic drip irrigation system to keep plantings fresh and vibrant. “Your home is your biggest purchase and window boxes increase your curb appeal,” said Bret Schneider of Newport. “The more pleasing you

can make your home or business, the more welcoming it is, and more people are attracted to it.” Seventy-five percent of their business is residential, and about 25 percent is commercial, Schneider said. The Schneiders began working with SCORE counselor Dave Harris of West Chester about three years ago and meet with three or four SCORE team mentors monthly to learn more about marketing, business operations and planning. “The biggest area Dave and SCORE counselors has helped us with is focus,” said Schneider. “They help us focus on planning, developing our business model and determining which way to go to focus on our core competencies. They ask questions we might not have considered and provide a valuable perspective.” Harris said when he first met with the Schneiders, he was impressed that they knew

Sue and Bret Schneider are partners in WOW Window Boxes of Cincinnati. The mother and son team is on track to grow revenue from $400,000 last year to $750,000 this year.THANKS TO JASON YOUNG

what they wanted to do and what product they wanted to sell. “They also knew who would buy their product and what it would take to sell the business,” he said. “We spent a lot of time brainstorming how they could reach their preferred customers with an effective marketing mes-

sage and how they could use their current customers to help. We also encouraged them to have a business plan and to change it when they found programs that worked or didn’t work.” The Schneiders plan to eventually franchise the business, so were eager for different ideas and opinions, said Schneider. “Our counselor and others have provided us with invaluable direction and insight. SCORE is like a one-stop shop for helping build a small business.” SCORE-Cincinnati is the volunteer arm of the Small Business Administration. Its 100 counselors are working and retired executives who provide free marketing, finance and operations counseling and no-cost and low-cost seminars for small business owners and new entrepreneurs. For more information about SCORE, its counseling and seminars, go to or call 513-684-2812.

Metro offers new east-west options After more than a year of planning and community input, Metro has introduced service improvements. » Metro*Plus: New Metro*Plus limited-stop service – connecting the Montgomery Road corridor from Kenwood to Xavier with Uptown, downtown and The Banks. Metro*Plus will provide frequent service every 15 minutes on weekdays between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. and every half-hour until 10 p.m. » More crosstown service: Metro has added two new crosstown options connecting east and west: Rt. 41 Glenway Crossing-Oakley Crosstown: Rt. 41 has been expanded to serve more westside locations connecting the Glenway Crossing transit center, new Mercy Health West Hospital and


the North Bend Road corridor with Oakley. Rt. 51 Glenway Crossing-Hyde Park Crosstown: Rt. 39 is part of the new Rt. 51, connecting the Glenway Crossing Transit Center to Uptown and Hyde Park. » Improved service on many routes. Some of the major changes include: Rt. 1 Museum CenterEden Park: Route has been streamlined and shortened to serve key destinations better. Rt. 32 Glenway Crossing Price Hill: Rt. 10 will become part of Rt. 32, with new all-day service connecting the Glenway Crossing transit center, Price Hill and downtown. Rt. 64 Glenway Crossing-Westwood: Better connections to shopping in Western Hills for Westwood residents New bus schedules are now available online at for the following routes, reflecting routing and time changes: Rt. 1 Museum Center-Eden Park; Rt. 4 Blue Ash – Kenwood – Ridge Road; Rt. 17 Seven Hills/Mt Healthy/Mt Airy/Northgate; Rt. 19 Colerain-Northgate; Rt. 21 Harrison Ave.; Rt. 24 Anderson-Uptown; Rt. 31 West End-Evanston Crosstown; Rt. 32 Glenway Crossing-Price Hill; Delhi-Price Hill; Rt. 33 Glenway; Rt. 38X Glenway Crossing-Uptown Express; Rt. 41 Glenway Crossing-Oakley Crosstown; Rt. 42X West Chester Express; Rt. 43 Bond Hill; Rt. 46 Avondale; Rt. 49 Fairmount-English Woods; Rt. 51 Glenway Crossing-Hyde Park Crosstown; Rt. 64 Glenway Crossing-Westwood; Rt. 67 Sharonville Conncection; Rt. 72 Kings Island Direct

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Golf outing supports reading programs The Literacy Network hosted its sixth annual Sunset and Moonlight Golf Outing in August at Delhi Hills Par 3. The event raised $6,000 in support of the non-profit’s adult and children’s reading programs. For the first time the outing offered Sunset and Moonlight tee times, with 17 foursomes participating in a evening. The course was glowing with golf balls and the love of literacy, as Delhi Par 3 celebrates their 55th year of business. Throughout the night, there were raffle tickets sold, splitthe-pot, and a grill-out for the players to enjoy. Donated prizes included a football signed by the Cincinnati Bengals’ Receiver AJ Green, baseball signed by Cincinnati Reds’ Jay Bruce, Reds tickets, and many more! The highlight of the event was when adult literacy student, Djime Cissoko, silenced the crowd as he spoke to them about what the program means to him and how thankful he was for the golfer’s support. Cisso-

ko is in a class at the Literacy Network that utilizes OrtonGillingham multi-sensory instruction to help adults who read below a fourth-grade level. In 2012, the Adult Basic Reading Program served 76 Greater Cincinnati adults in five classes. “I came to find help with my reading and because of this class, I learned to read. I still have a lot more work to do and further to go, but I plan to keep working and keep going on and on,” Cissoko said. Literacy Network president Kathy Ciarla said, “Looking around at the crowd as Djime spoke was very touching. It is nice to share with them firsthand how much their participation, time, and support means to our students and show them the lives they touch.” After a two-hole tie breaker, Jerry and Amy Luebbers and Tom and Stephanie Schiller won the sunset outing. Tim and Eileen Borrows and Lauren and Adam Boettcher won the challenging moonlight outing!

Send cards to military at One Main Financial OneMain Financial will provide area residents and its customers an opportunity to participate in the American Red Cross’s annual Holiday Mail for Heroes program, a way for Americans to show their gratitude and best wishes to those who serve our country, veterans and their families by sending holiday cards. Through Nov. 30, during its customer appreciation days, the OneMain Financial branch at 6175 Glenway Ave. in Western Hills will provide and mail holiday cards for the community to send messages of thanks and holiday cheer to our nation’s heroes OneMain Financial also invites the public to share photos and videos of their card signing efforts at a OneMain Financial branch or their holiday greeting for troops by using the hashtag #HolidayMail on their Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Vine accounts. The Red Cross and OneMain Financial will use the material on their social sites throughout the holiday season. The public also can connect with fellow card senders through and With the holidays fast approaching, local residents can take advantage of this opportunity in November to make a valuable contribution to their community. While in the branch, area residents can pick up a free gift while supplies last and enter OneMain Financial’s sweepstakes to win a $75 Gift Card.

President of the Literacy Network Kathy Ciarla introduces adult literacy student Djime Cissoko,] to the crowd of golfers and supporters.PROVIDED

The event was successful thanks to all of the golfers, Delhi Par 3 staff, and the following sponsors: Ohio National Financial Services, Protective Life Insurance, Coca-Cola, Graydon Head, Plante Moran, Price Hill Chili Family Restaurant,

and Mike & Gina Fieler. For more information on how you can give the gift of literacy to struggling adults and children in the Greater Cincinnati area, call 513-621-READ or visit

Bakeries’ gingerbread cookie sales help kids Members of the Greater Cincinnati Retail Bakers Association make gingerbread men cookies and donate a portion of the sales from these seasonal specialties to help children who have physical problems or emotional concerns due to the loss of someone in their family Buy a Kid, Help a Kid, No Kidding is the slogan chosen by Tom Davis, of Regina Bakery in North Bend, chairman of this event in its 22nd year. The size and price of these cookies vary from bakery to bakery, but the spirit prevails in all as no one wants to see a child hurting.

Bakers in the Cincinnati area divide the proceeds from their cookie sale between Kindervelt, which provides stateof-the-art equipment for Children’s Hospital, and Fernside, which has groups all over the city and is an affiliate of Hospice of Cincinnati. You can go into any of the participating stores and purchase the decorated gingerbread kids, or you can order them specially decorated with your child’s or grandchild’s name written on them. “I believe it is important that we donate some of our re-

sources to charity, and there is not better way than to help hurting children,” said Gary Gotttenbusch from Servatii Pastry Shop, and spokesman for the Greater Cincinnati Retail Bakers Association. The following bakeries will have the gingerbread kids on sale from Dec. 5-Dec. 31: » Harrison Home Bakery – Harrison » Graeter’s Bakeries – all locations » Bonomini Bakery – Northside » Little Dutch Bakery – Mt. Healthy

» Wyoming Pastry Shop –Wyoming » Regina Bakery – North Bend and Cheviot » Patricia’s Wedding Cakes – Reading » Servatii Pastry Shop – all locations » Fantasy In Frosting – Newport, Ky. » Schmidt’s Bakery – Batesville » Bonnie Lynn Bakery – Blue Ash For more information contact or call 859-727-4146

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133 First St.: Stroud, Anthony W. Tr. to Cincy Investment VII LLC; $31,000. 92 Main St.: WLP Holdings LLC to Clark, Robert; $10,500. 92 Main St.: Cheviot Savings Bank to WLP Holdings LLC; $7,500.


3537 Darwin Ave.: Travanutti, Michael A. to Everbank; $56,000. 3847 Davis Ave.: Yee, Mary B. to Wabnitz, Megan E. & Steven A.; $76,600. 3329 Augusta Ave.: Foley, J. Thomas & Yvonne M. to Gausling, Scott M.; $86,000. 3856 Davis Ave.: Fehring, Delores L. to Teetz, Allen II; $64,000. 3968 Davis Ave.: Wells Fargo Bank NA to VBOH Annex LLC; $42,001. 4114 Harding Ave.: U.S Bank NA to Yamaguchi, Zachary; $41,000. 3735 Kessen Ave.: Coleman, Marvin L. to Beneficial Financial I. Inc.; $40,000. 3909 Washington Ave.: Federal National Mortgage Association to Mount Airy Properties LLC; $47,000.


319 Miami Ave.: Townsend, Chad & Stacey to HSBC Mortgage Services In; $60,000. 400 Miami Ave.: Villas at Sedona LLC to R&R Resale Leasing LLC; $142,000. 27 Timberline Court: Clos, Elizabeth Ann to Bank of New York Mellon T.; $32,000. Edgefield Drive: Drees Co. The to Stewart, Jason & Shannon; $332,210. 518 Mount Nebo Road: Johnson, Michelle & Aaron to Federal Home Loan Mortgag Corp.; $18,000. 56 State Road: Fannie Mae to Home America LLC; $5,900.


4921 Arbor Woods Court: Sanders, Kathleen M. to Reckers, Sandra L.; $77,000. 2247 Beechcroft Court: Buelterman, Kevin R. & Jennifer L. to Brown, Scott J. II & Julie K.; $234,900. 5263 Belclare Road: Federal National Mortgage Association to Randall B. Smith Ltd.; $19,000. 5718 Biscayne Ave.: Schroeder, Emmett to Cade, Howard Tr.; $50,000. 6165 Blue Lake Drive: Huber, Thomas B. to Convertine, James J.; $90,000. 2800 Carroll Ave.: McFarland, Mildred Annette to McFarland, Patrick; $55,000. 3332 Emerald Lakes Drive: Cavanaugh, Julie M. to Hopkins, Amanda M.; $60,000. 2050 Faywood Ave.: Bank of America NA to Federal National


ABOUT REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS Information is provided as a public service by the office of Hamilton County Auditor Dusty Rhodes. Neighborhood designations are approximate. Mortgage Association; $79,910. 5840 Giffindale Drive: Bennett, Kyle J. to Bauer, James H.; $106,500. 3424 Glastonbury Court: Reupert, Jeffrey D. to Riggin, CarolAnn F.; $135,000. 5934 Harrison Ave.: Chan, Yau to Moorman, Linda Marie; $33,500. 5938 Harrison Ave.: Federal National Mortgage Association to Mueller, Judy; $35,000. 5649 Haubner Road: Mays, Jeff & Kim to Botos, John A. & Kerry A.; $149,000. 4324 Hutchinson Road: Kuntz, Carla Rae to Stallo, Andrew & Emily; $262,400. 4548 Hutchinson Road: Kuntz, Carla Rae to Stallo, Andrew & Emily; $262,400. 5533 Jamies Oak Court: Federal National Mortgage Association to Lengerich, Ryan J. & Maria A.; $188,000. 6886 Jennifer Lynn Drive: Citibank NA Tr. to Geis, Monica & Stephen; $240,000. 3298 Jessup Road: Kemme, Jay M. to Weddendorf, Joseph; $108,500. 4905 Kleeman Green Drive: Pine Tree Holdings LP to American Homes 4 Rent Properties Four LLC; $143,300. 5456 Lakefront Drive: Cain, John & Lois to McGrath, Mike & Janet; $226,900. 5315 Laurelridge Lane: Scigliulo, Frank & Rita E. to Thompson, James M. & Lina Renee; $365,000. 5425 Michelles Oak Court: Wilson, Amy to Smith, Leesa M.; $98,000. 3435 Moonridge Drive: Riga, Jerome A. to Deitsch, Kathryn M.; $89,000. 2142 Neeb Road: Milek, Joseph M. & Jamie C. to Felix, Adam R. & Heather N.; $140,000. 5734 Nickview Drive: Fay, Linda A. to Stallo, Paul F. & Michelle L.; $122,000. 3177 Parkhill Drive: Meyer, Jeffrey A. & Jessica H. to Altman, Carol M. & Robert E. III; $240,000. 5121 Parkvalley Court: Abercrombie, Craig Thomas & Traci M. to Cooper, Brett W. & Paige E.; $228,900. 5512 Pine Brook Circle: Masterpiece Development Inc. to Smith, Jeffrey W. & Melinda B.; $65,000. 4388 Pinecroft Drive: Palmisano, Frank V. Jr. to Rogers, Steven J. & Lindsay L. Campbell; $125,500. 5468 Race Road: Federal National Mortgage Association to Cincy Construction LLC; $96,750.

4043 Ridgedale Drive: Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Allen, Tracie; $89,900. Sally Court: Kildare West LLC to Dennis Ott Builders Inc.; $60,000. 5637 Sarahs Oak Drive: Brockman, Carl J. to Bradley, Vincent & Curislia R.; $195,000. 7765 Skyview Circle: Fischer Attached Homes II LLC to Frye, Suzanne Frances; $163,990. 2519 South Road: Gambetta, Christopher J. to Pennington, Jackie D. & Melody C.; $142,000. 6397 Springmyer Drive: Zucker, Maribeth Gamm Tr. to Seiler, Jessica & Michael A.; $125,000. 5787 Summit View Court: Christian, Kerri M. to Barge, Kelsey D.; $122,000. 3192 Sunnyhollow Lane: Sarley, Kelly to Keene Group Inc. The; $77,500. 2250 Townsend Road: Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to T. Properties Budmar LLC; $75,500. 4234 Victorian Green Drive: Reynolds, Sherilyn to Lusenhop, Stephen A. & Phillip A.; $65,125. 4620 West Fork Road: Gallina, Angelo J. Jr. & Sandra R. to Dehler, Paul & Diane; $25,000. 3272 Alpine Place: Stroud, Anthony W. Tr. to Cincy Investment VII LLC; $31,000. 1523 Anderson Ferry Road: Ruehlmann, Eugene P. Tr. to Cornett, Andrea R. Tr.; $163,000. 4911 Arbor Woods Court: Foulke, Valerie G. to Glenn, Christine L. & Thomas J.; $67,000. 5208 Belclare Road: Kiefer, Justin to Chateau, Belclare Properties LLC; $37,500. 5718 Biscayne Ave.: Cade, Howard Tr. to Murphy, Valerie; $65,000. 5452 Bluesky Drive: Doll, Pearl V. to Laupola, Katie L.; $43,500. 3035 Country Woods Lane: Meckstroth, Ralph N. & Alberta D. to Federal National Mortgage Association; $90,000. 3530 Gailynn Drive: Tallarigo, Fredrick Romeo III to Bank of America NA; $76,000. 3917 Gary Court: HSBC Bank USA NA Tr. to Harmon, Christopher & Dawna; $95,000. 2961 Gilligan Ave.: Hess, Evelyn L. Tr. to Gambetta, Christopher & Anne L.; $207,000. 5663 Green Acres Court: Wagner, Earl W. Tr. to Wagner, James; $85,000. 4425 Harrison Ave.: Crofford, Timothy J. & Connie S. to Gault, Jennifer & Robert W. Dews; $72,000. 6603 Hearne Road: Kreinest,




REAL ESTATE Continued from Page B6 Nancy J. to Federal Home Loan Mortgag Corp.; $25,100. 4651 Nathaniel Glen Drive: Hubert, Frank to Fannie Mae; $150,000. 5350 Orchard Creek Court: McKinney, Matthew B. & Amy L. Merschbach to Riestenberg, Karen K.; $122,000. 4486 Pinecroft Drive: Jpl Properties II LLC to Waltner, Christina Marie; $123,711. 6557 Quaillake Drive: Lampe, David J. & Molly K. to Holthaus, Kimberly R. & William J.; $336,000. 5117 Ralph Ave.: Aleman, David A. & Rose to Fifth Third Mortgage Co.; $44,000. 7593 Skyview Circle: Robbe, Megan E. to Eversole, Theodore W. & Patricia K.; $137,500. 2486 South Road: Trotta, Susan M. & Joseph A. to Faulk, David L. & Valerie A.; $275,000. 6724 Taylor Road: Henkenberns, Elmer F. Jr. & Donna M. to Urbansk, I. Jason L. & Laura C.; $3,000. 3346 Van Zandt Drive: Meyer, Chad to Mueller, Donald J. & Cheryl L.; $72,000. 6764 Verde Ridge Drive: Fox, Sharon to Biddle, Sandy; $207,500. 2829 Welge Lane: Heugel, Gordona Jolevski to Meder, Brent A.; $100,000. 5838 West Fork Road: Adams, Sarah M. to Bley, Ryan W.; $138,000.


Bear Ridge: SBN Reo LLC to Louis, Gary W. & Bridget L.; $60,000. Bridge Point Pass: Grand Communities Ltd. to Fischer Single Family Homes III Ltd.; $62,497. 8247 Bridgetown Road: Bayes, Albert L. & Christine to Ress, Anton M. Jr. & Katherine M. Harvey; $218,000. Chance Drive: SBN Reo LLC to Minges, Peter J. & Debra A.; $60,000. 5407 Marshall Ave.: U.S. Bank NA ND to Lee, Michael D.; $21,000. 7953 Rio Grande Drive: Smith, Leesa M. to Wilson, Amy S. & Gregory H. Kleeman; $186,900. 8005 Bridgetown Road: Morequity Inc. to Webb, Matthew B.; $115,100. 3565 Buckeye Trail: McCarren, Gregory J. to Kaeser, Charles & Donna M. Bischof; $99,000. 7427 Dog Trot Road: Trame, Timothy J. & Janis E. to Anness, Harold L. Tr.; $355,000. 3738 Quadrant Drive: Ochs, Crystal & Shaun to Fifth Third Mortgage Co.; $48,000. 3836 Quadrant Drive: Kaeser, Charles H. to Ballhaus, Jason E. & Robyn B.; $157,900. 8742 Quietwood Lane: Fischer Single Family Homes II LLC to Schiller, Thomas J. Jr. & Stephanie G.; $311,909.


3173 Ferncrest Court: Ferncrest Properties Owner LLC to Renata, Ferncrest Associates LLC; $1,100,000. 3004 Glenmore Ave.: Neu, William R. to Strode, Robert D.; $60,000. 3405 Hazelwood Ave.: Buirnet Capital LLC to Capitol Hill Realty; $15,000. 3626 Janlin Court: Broderick, Charles P. to Shea, Andrew J. & Ulpan S. Rakhimzhanova; $73,500. 2387 Montana Ave.: EH Pooled Investments LP to Lex Rentals LLC; $4,000. 3135 Ramona Ave.: Fingerman, Debra M. Tr. to Schneider, Robert William & James Joseph Schneider; $87,500. 2459 Westwood Northern Blvd.: Renata Properties Owner LLC to Renata, Ferncrest Associates LLC; $1,100,000. 2923 Woodrow Ave.: Zeratsion, Tewodros to Fane, Aboubacar; $20,000. 3519 McFarlan Road: Allen, Tracy to Third Federal Savings and Loan Association of Clevel; $54,000. 2820 Ruberg Ave.: NDB Development LLC to Echidna Holdings LLC; $1,000. 2822 Ruberg Ave.: NDB Development LLC to Echidna Holdings LLC; $1,000. 2910 Temple Ave.: Wagers, Jeremiah C. to Bank of America NA; $50,000. 2914 Temple Ave.: Wagers, Jeremiah C. to Bank of America NA; $50,000. 2580 Westwood Northern Blvd.: NDB Development LLC to Echidna Holdings LLC; $1,000. 2628 Anderson Ferry Road: Ritter, Virginia L. to Federal Home Loan Mortgag Corp.; $38,000. 3060 Glenmore Ave.: Burkey, Douglas E. to Phelps, Amanda A.; $78,000. 3389 Goldrush Court: U.S. Bank NA Tr. to Dabdoub, Ahmed A.; $38,500. 2914 Lafeuille Ave.: HSBC Bank USA NA Tr. to EH Pooled 613 LP; $31,000. 3274 Pickbury Drive: Katz, Michael J. to Federal National Mortgage Association; $62,000. 2921 Timbercrest Drive: Luckman, Harriet A. to Kendrick, Margaret C. & Fletcher L.; $98,000. 3595 Werk Road: Tenbrink, Patricia L. Tr. & Linda Ransick Tr. to Honerkamp, Michael J.; $53,000. 2739 Anderson Ferry Road: Arey, Francine L. & Michael R. Sr. to Federal National Mortgage Association; $44,000. 3701 Boudinot Ave.: Fannie Mae to Indrias, Meba; $22,500. 3052 Bracken Woods Lane: KAJA Holdings LLC to Toney, Clararesa; $12,500

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Cassey Lee, 28, 3931 Trevor Ave. No. 1, driving under suspension, Nov. 13. James Norris, 29, 636 Overlook Ave., driving under suspension, Nov. 14. Edward Rosey, 52, 7500 Martin St., driving under suspension and open container, Nov. 17. Angel Jett, 35, 5769 Western Hills Ave., driving under suspension, Nov. 19. Waheed Rahman, 23, 3310 Camvic Terrace No. 7, menacing, Nov. 13. Nancy Kotz, 50, 3301 Camvic Terrace No. 1, assault, Nov. 13. Megan Predmore, 20, 4321 Race Road, warrant, Nov. 15. Juvenile, 17, possession of drugs, Nov. 16. Andrew Lay, 27, 4000 Carrie Ave., misuse of credit card, Nov. 18. Damian Bell, 18, 8310 Chesswood, warrant, Nov. 18. Terrell Johnson, 22, 3854 Reading Road, warrant, Nov. 18.


Dairy Farmers at 4109 North Bend Road, Nov. 16. One air conditioning unit stolen and copper stolen from second air conditioning unit at Inner Blessings at 4002 Harrison Ave., Nov. 17. Vandalism Suspect damaged computer screen on gasoline pump at United Dairy Farmers by punching it several times at 4109 North Bend Road, Nov. 15.

CINCINNATI DISTRICT 3 Arrests/citations Antwon Brooks, born 1984, possession of drugs, Nov. 8. John V. Cook, born 1966, possession of an open flask, Nov. 8. Autumn Cornelius, born 1994, possession of drugs, Nov. 11. Kyrah Smith, born 1994, disorderly conduct, Nov. 11. Devonte Terry, born 1993, theft under $300, Nov. 12. Eliana Whitehead, born 1994, larceny, Nov. 12. Herstel Meece, born 1989, telecommunication harassment, Nov. 12. Naomi Israeli, born 1991, larceny, Nov. 12. Patricia Duncan, born 1977, loitering to solicit, soliciting prostitution, Nov. 12. Petrina Nelson, born 1978,

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ABOUT POLICE REPORTS The Community Press publishes the names of all adults charged with offenses. The information is a matter of public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. To contact your local police department: » Cheviot: Chief Joseph Lally, 661-2700 (days), 825-2280 (evenings) » Cleves: Chief Bill Renner, 941-1212 » Cincinnati District 3: Capt. Russell A. Neville, 263-8300 » Green Township: Chief Bart West, 574-0007; vandalism hotline, 574-5323 » North Bend and Miami Township are patrolled by the Hamilton County: Sheriff Jim Neil, 825-1500 loitering to solicit, Nov. 12. Adam Langley, born 1992, assault, menacing, Nov. 13. Antoneo J. Merritt, born 1991, having a weapon under disability, obstructing official business, Nov. 13. Edward Bell, born 1993, domestic violence, Nov. 13. Kevin Anderson, born 1984, obstructing official business, theft under $300, Nov. 13. Angline McKinney, born 1969, trafficking, Nov. 14. Briana Davis, born 1993, theft under $300, Nov. 14. Cornelius Leroy Warren, born 1991, aggravated menacing, Nov. 14. Gera Anquinette Lay, born 1991, theft under $300, Nov. 14. Justin P. Staggs, born 1980, possession of drug paraphernalia, theft under $300, Nov. 14. Caitlyn G. McGlone, born 1994, complicity to commit burglary, Nov. 15. Harold J. Sloane, born 1979, city or local ordinance violation, obstructing official business, Nov. 16. Melissa A. Lay, born 1981, theft under $300, Nov. 16. Andres Morales, born 1963, criminal trespassing, Nov. 17. Antonio Smith, born 1985, domestic violence, Nov. 17. Arlene Smith, born 1961, theft under $300, Nov. 17. Brian Lee, born 1968, domestic violence, Nov. 17. David Manor, born 1991, domestic violence, Nov. 17. Jacob Lippolis, born 1989, theft

under $300, Nov. 17. Quincy Warren, born 1976, misdemeanor drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, Nov. 17. Stacey Heuer, born 1983, drug abuse, Nov. 17. Tammy Slone, born 1966, domestic violence, Nov. 17.

Incidents/reports Abduction 818 Overlook Ave., Nov. 13. Aggravated armed robbery 1920 Colony Drive, Nov. 15. Aggravated menacing 2707 East Tower Drive, Nov. 14. 902 Mount Hope Ave., Nov. 15. Aggravated robbery 2829 Queen City Ave., Nov. 13. 3401 Fyffe Ave., Nov. 17. Assault 4441 W. Eighth St., Nov. 13. 4741 Loretta Ave., Nov. 13. Breaking and entering 1005 Rosemont Ave., Nov. 13. 1005 Rosemont Ave., Nov. 13. 835 Greenwich Ave., Nov. 13. 831 Rosemont Ave., Nov. 14. 2631 Cora Ave., Nov. 14. 2677 Montana Ave., Nov. 9. Burglary 3045 Westbrook Drive, Nov. 10. 3256 Daytona Ave., Nov. 10. 3150 Westbrook Drive, Nov. 11. 535 Wilsonia Drive, Nov. 13. 2829 Queen City Ave., Nov. 13. 4306 W. Eighth St., Nov. 14. 2240 Harrison Ave., Nov. 14. 2674 Montana Ave., Nov. 14. 3181 McHenry Ave., Nov. 14. Criminal damaging/endangering 1215 Gilsey Ave., Nov. 12.

4237 W. Eighth St., Nov. 12. 231 Mount Echo Drive, Nov. 13. 812 Wells St., Nov. 13. 3427 Corrine Ave., Nov. 13. 1060 Sunset Ave., Nov. 14. 822 Academy Ave., Nov. 14. Domestic violence Reported on Dewey Avenue, Nov. 13. Reported on Harrison Avenue, Nov. 13. Reported on Boudinot Avenue, Nov. 15. Reported on St. Lawrence Avenue, Nov. 16. Reported on East Tower Drive, Nov. 16. Reported on West Liberty St., Nov. 17. Reported on Ferncrest Court, Nov. 17. Theft 2322 Ferguson Road, Nov. 10. 2322 Ferguson Road, Nov. 10. 2913 Boudinot Ave., Nov. 10. 2322 Ferguson Road, Nov. 12. 2322 Ferguson Road, Nov. 12. 3609 Warsaw Ave., Nov. 13. 818 Overlook Ave., Nov. 13. 2310 Ferguson Road, Nov. 13. 2977 Four Towers Drive, Nov. 13. 3335 Queen City Ave., Nov. 13. 3216 Warsaw Ave., Nov. 14. 685 Overlook Ave., Nov. 14. 712 Overlook Ave., Nov. 14. 2322 Ferguson Road, Nov. 14. 2322 Ferguson Road, Nov. 14. 3749 Glenway Ave., Nov. 15. 3358 Cavanaugh Ave., Nov. 15. 5520 Glenway Ave., Nov. 15. 1133 Carson Ave., Nov. 16. 3101 Vienna Woods Drive, Nov. 16. 3606 Warsaw Ave., Nov. 17. 2680 Queen City Ave., Nov. 17. 1802 Minion Ave., Nov. 8.

DELHI TOWNSHIP Arrests/citations Scott Enderle, 31, 4256 Boyne Court, assault, Nov. 1. Richard Scheper, 46, 4050 St. Williams Ave, failure to comply with officer, Nov. 1. Andrew Nelson, 18, 544 Pedretti Ave., obstructing of official business, Nov. 2. Jennifer Ingle, 19, 467 Pedretti Ave., drug offense, Nov. 2. David Pearson, 47, 8822 Harrison

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POLICE REPORTS Ave., drug offense, Nov. 3.

Incidents/reports Assault Victim struck at 4256 Boyne Court, Nov. 1. Criminal damaging Vehicle window damaged at 489 Greenwell Ave., Nov. 1. Windshield damaged at 294 Jupiter Drive, Nov. 2. Vehicle window damaged at 4297 Champdale Lane, Nov. 3. Theft Vehicle entered and items of unknown value removed at 281 Ihle Drive, Nov. 2. Currency and items valued at $200 removed at 5554 Cleander Drive, Nov. 2. Vehicle entered at 269 Jupiter Drive, Nov. 2. Sunglasses valued at $80 removed at 1086 Hilliard Drive, Nov. 2. Vehicle entered and items of unknown value removed at 266 Jupiter Drive, Nov. 2. Speaker valued at $25 removed at 4850 Narcissus Court, Nov. 2. Camera valued at $120 removed at 1091 Tahoe Terrace, Nov. 2. Vehicle entered and gun valued at $700 removed at 4850 Sapphire Lane, Nov. 2. Merchandise valued at $82 at 5080 Delhi, Nov. 3.

GREEN TOWNSHIP Arrests/citations Juvenile, 17, inducing panic, Nov. 8. Juvenile, 16, theft, Nov. 8. Jeremy Lanzarotta, 37, 4921 Arborwoods Court No. 110, possession of drug paraphernalia, drug possession and possessing drug abuse instruments, Nov. 10. Shakir D. Mcneil, 20, 334 McHenry Ave., drug possession and traffic warrant, Nov. 10. Joseph A. Mann, 45, 5722 Ranlyn Ave., public indecency, Nov. 11. Gregory A. Richey, 29, 5401 Lever Court, theft, Nov. 9. John D. Valentine Jr., 55, 110 Anderson Ferry Road No. 58, criminal trespass, Nov. 12. Wesley S. Allen Jr., 29, 4278 North Bend Road, domestic violence, Nov. 13. Juvenile, 15, disorderly conduct, Nov. 13. Tiffany R. Salcedo, 23, 11983 Fourth Ave., theft and possessing drug abuse instruments, Nov. 12. Eric M. Murphy, 23, 6204 Twinwillow Lane, possession of marijuana, Nov. 13. Juvenile, 14, inducing panic, Nov. 12. Alliya Williams, 21, 3216 Gobel Ave., theft, Nov. 13. Lamaya Winslow-Cash, 18, 2515 Hasford Place, theft, Nov. 13. Daynesha Ellington, 18, 2019 Weron Lane, theft, Nov. 13. Shannon Hooker, 18, 3302 Blue

Rock Road, criminal damaging, Nov. 14. Quinton L. Johnson, 19, 10288 September Drive, theft, Nov. 14. Cheryl L. Dearwester, 19, 7430 Buena Vista Drive, theft and warrant, Nov. 14. Tony M. Harrington, 28, 4681 River Road, theft, Nov. 14. Juvenile, 15, criminal trespass, Nov. 14. Amanda L. Brossart, 25, 7 Vineyard Court, theft, Nov. 14. Andrew M. Gagnon, 25, 3290 Bellacre Court, disorderly conduct, Nov. 15. Starr S. Pinkelton, 22, 2433 Sunnyhill Drive, theft and warrant, Nov. 16.

Incidents/reports Aggravated robbery Suspect armed with handgun robbed victim of money in parking lot at Western Rollerama at 5166 Crookshank Road, Nov. 11. Assault Suspect pushed victim to the ground at 5717 Ranlyn Ave., Nov. 12. Breaking and entering Latch broken on shed during break in attempt at Peace Lutheran Church, but nothing found missing at 1451 Ebenezer Road, Nov. 11. Two chainsaws stolen from home’s barn at 6308 Cleves Warsaw, Nov. 12. Burglary Suspect attempted to break into home, but fled when victim shouted at 5141 Sidney Road, Nov. 11. Silverware set stolen from home at 5569 Fairwood Road, Nov. 11. Money stolen from home at 6149 Snyder Road, Nov. 13. Criminal damaging Glass block window broken, two window screens cut, grape juice thrown on siding and siding on home shot with BB gun at 3549 Eyrich Road, Nov. 9. Front window shattered at State Farm Insurance at 6323 Glenway Ave., Nov. 11. Door knob and door damaged on home at 3454 Eyrich Road, Nov. 11. Vehicle driven through home’s front and side yards at 2854 Diehl Road, Nov. 12. Window broken on home’s screen door at 5795 Sprucewood Drive, Nov. 12. Domestic dispute Argument between man and woman at Castlebrook Court, Nov. 9. Argument between spouses at Westport Court, Nov. 12. Argument between parent and child at Westbourne Drive, Nov. 13. Argument between parent and child at Ralph Avenue, Nov. 14. Domestic violence Physical altercation between man and woman at Colerain Avenue, Nov. 7. Passing bad check





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Thirteen checks written on a closed account passed at O’Reilly Auto Parts at 6096 Harrison Ave., Nov. 15. Robbery Suspect wrapped unknown object around victim’s neck and robbed victim of their purse at 4235 Victorian Green Drive, Nov. 13. Theft Two packages of tape stolen from Family Dollar at 6134 Colerain Ave., Nov. 7. Gasoline stolen from United Dairy Farmers at 6075 Harrison Ave., Nov. 7. Money stolen from victim in a scam in which victim was advised they won a lottery and needed to make tax payments on the winnings at 3387 Boomer Road, Nov. 8. Mail stolen from victim’s mailbox at 2241 South Road, Nov. 8. Gasoline stolen from United Dairy Farmers at 6075 Harrison Ave., Nov. 8. Money and identification card stolen from vehicle at 2156 Woodmere Court, Nov. 9. Money stolen from vehicle at 5186 Sidney Road, Nov. 9. Pair of boots stolen from Dillard’s at 6290 Glenway Ave., Nov. 9. Charity donation jar stolen from counter at Speedway at 6537 Glenway Ave., Nov. 10. GPS stolen from vehicle at 3362 Bellehaven Court, Nov. 11. GPS and radar detector stolen from vehicle at Bob Sumerel Tire at 5830 Harrison Ave., Nov. 11. Personal check stolen from home at 3040 Brookview, Nov. 10. Purse and contents stolen from vehicle at 3014 Chardale Court, Nov. 10. Nine sewer grates stolen from parking lot at Bridgetown Church of Christ at 3854 Race Road, Nov. 12. Prescription medicine stolen from home at 1969 Faywood Ave., Nov. 12. Carton of cigarettes stolen from Speedway at 6537 Glenway Ave., Nov. 13.

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