September 2, 2014


I-275/SR 32 Construction Update -

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Quit smoking with help from Mercy Health -

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Party on the Plaza with Weezy Jefferson -

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Crime Prevention Tips for Personal Safety -

Monday, August 25, 2014

Storms May Have Sparked Residential Fires -

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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    Quit smoking with help from Mercy Health

    Don’t make any more excuses, quit smoking with the help of Mercy Health! From Nanette Bentley, Mercy Health Mercy Health, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, invites smokers and their families to register for a free series of smoking cessation education classes starting in September. The classes take place at Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital’s Medical Office Building 2, Ground Floor, Classroom D, 7500 State Road, ZIP 45255, on the following dates and times: • Monday, September 8, 6-7:30 p.m. • Wednesday, September 10, 6-7 p.m. • Monday, September 15, 6-7 p.m. •…

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    Crime Prevention Tips for Personal Safety

    Take steps to prevent yourself from becoming a victim Recently, there have been several reports of crimes in our area that have caused some concern among residents. While the rate of crime in our area is still low as compared to other areas around greater Cincinnati, our friends at Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department, District 5, want to help keep you from becoming a victim. Read through these great tips, and look for more information in the next few days and we continue our series of safety and preparedness tips. You might also consider classes and training in defense and dealing…

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    Allergies at All Time High

    Ragweed Season Is Upon Us From: Megan Hummel, public relations coordinator, Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency Ragweed is often the culprit for late summer, early fall allergies. Unfortunately, this nasty plant is prevalent in southwest Ohio. Ragweed plants produce billions of pollen grains that are easily spread by wind. In our region, Ragweed blooms from August through early October, peaking in September. The Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency measures pollen and mold counts, Monday through Friday and provides this information through several convenient resources: Pollen and Mold Hotline at 946-7753 Social Media: or Website: You may consider…

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    New Scholarhip for McNicholas High School

    McNicholas Announces Sawyer Memorial Scholarship Archbishop McNicholas High School is pleased to announce the creation of the Dolores C. Sawyer Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is in memory of Dolores C. Sawyer, grandmother of McNicholas students Robert and Ryan Sawyer, and will be awarded each year based on financial need and a desire for a Catholic education. The scholarship is to celebrate Dolores’ deep Catholic faith and recognize her inability to achieve a higher education due to financial constraints. “We are thankful and humbled by our ability to give back to the McNick family,” the Sawyer family stated when establishing the…

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    FSHD Back to School on August 20th

    Quick information about Forest Hills 2014-15 school year The first day of school for all Forest Hills students in first-grade through grade 12 is August 20.  Food service will be in operation that day. To help kindergarten students transition to the school environment, they will begin school with a staggered start on either August 20, 21 or 22.  All kindergarten students will then report to school on August 25.  The district will contact parents of kindergartners to notify them of their child’s starting date and time. Preschool students will also have a staggered start, with students starting on either August…



I-275/SR 32 Construction Update

Aug 31, 2014

CLERMONT COUNTY  (Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014) – Work on the I-275 and SR 32 Interchange improvement project will require a single lane closure on westbound SR 32 to straighten the section of road between Eastgate Boulevard and Old SR 74. The closure will be in place from 7 p.m. to midnight Thursday, Aug. 28 to accommodate the realignment which will help ease congestion, especially for motorists driving toward Newtown. The change will also help dissipate merging traffic from Eastgate Boulevard to SR 32 and from SR 32 to northbound I-275. Currently, the project is focusing on construction of the new…


Storms May Have Sparked Residential Fires

Aug 20, 2014

Two residential structure fires reported during early morning storm 7925 Bar Harbor Drive and 1267 Sutton Road Two residential structure fires possibly related to a heavy rainstorm were reported before 3 a.m. on Wednesday morning in Anderson Township. There were no injuries in either incident.   TIME OF CALL: 2:28 a.m., 7925 Bar Harbor Drive At 2:28 a.m. a call was received reporting fire in two condominium units. Upon arrival, smoke and flames were visible from the rear of the structure, in the chimney and roof areas of the residence. The neighbors were awakened to the flames and called 911…


Diesel Fuel Oil Spill in the Ohio River

Aug 19, 2014

Anderson Township monitoring diesel fuel spill on Ohio River From Chief Mark Ober: The Anderson Township Fire and Rescue Department continues to monitor the situation unfolding on the Ohio River since it learned around 6 a.m. Tuesday of a diesel fuel spill from the Beckjord Power Station in New Richmond. Authorities say up to 8,000 gallons of diesel fuel was released from a tank overfill at the Beckjord station a little before midnight on Monday, August 18, and entered into the Ohio River. Residents in the township noted the diesel fuel smell as they got ready for work this morning….


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Through Maria’s Lens

Maria Dehne finds the beauty of life through the lens of her camera and her passion for Cincinnati. Spend some time on social media looking at beautiful photographs of Cincinnati and it won’t take you long to find some of Maria Dehne’s contributions. With beautiful moments captured in time, often accompanied by her positive narrative, she captures the unique beauty of our Queen City through her viewfinder. After seeing her beautiful photos, especially of our Anderson Public Library and her favorite subject, Union Terminal, I wanted to chat with Maria and get to know more about her passion for all…

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Remembering Judy Dill

Friday evening, August 15th, Anderson Township lost a member of its extended family as Judy Dill succumbed to cancer.  Judy joined the Township in July 2003, serving as a secretary within Township Administration.  After moving to Anderson Center, Judy became the Township’s front desk receptionist and the first face visitors saw upon entering the facility. At this time, we ask that you keep her family in your thoughts.  We also ask that you support each other as, together, we grieve the loss of our co-worker and friend. Details regarding the memorial services for Judy may be found at  


Dan Varner Band kicks off the Buckle Up Festival!

Hometown band sets the stage for the Buckle Up Festival in Cincinnati, Ohio! To my surprise and delight, I was granted full media access to the inaugural Buckle Up Festival for all three days! I had applied so that I might document and photograph the performance by our hometown boys, the Dan Varner Band, as they opened the festival on Friday, July 19th. Dan and the band opened the festival on the amphitheater stage at Sawyer Point, and I was there for every minute. It was a great set that attracted a large number of festival attendees. Their set list…


Fostering love in Anderson Township

The Right Place, at the Right Time Written by Kristina Meek, Beech Acres Parenting Center Marie and Todd, a married couple who moved to Anderson Township about two years ago, had children at a young age. When their children were in their teens, they found themselves thinking, “Maybe we’re not done parenting yet.” At the time, they were living in Dayton, and Marie says she felt like she was meant to do something new to help children. Marie’s closest friend is a social worker. Speaking with her friend, she was affected by hearing about the struggle to find foster homes…