November 25, 2014


FBI Warning for Online Holiday Shopping -

Monday, November 24, 2014

Gallery of Snow Day Photos -

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Anderson Tree Lighting -

Friday, November 21, 2014

Annual Thanksgiving Breakfast -

Thursday, November 20, 2014

McNicholas commemorates Veteran’s Day with memorial rededication -

Saturday, November 15, 2014

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    FBI Warning for Online Holiday Shopping

    FBI Warns of Cyber Scammers Targeting Holiday Shoppers Scammers Target Black Friday and Cyber Monday Shoppers with One-Day Promotions FBI San Diego November 19, 2014 In advance of the holiday season, the San Diego FBI Field Office reminds shoppers to beware of cyber criminals and their aggressive and creative ways to steal money and personal information. Scammers use many techniques to fool potential victims, including fraudulent auction sales, reshipping merchandise purchased with a stolen credit card, sale of fraudulent or stolen gift cards through auction sites at discounted prices, and phishing e-mails advertising brand name merchandise for bargain prices or…

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    Gallery of Snow Day Photos

    Our first measurable snow of the season came a bit earlier than normal. We asked residents to send in their snow day photos! The title of each photo contains the name of the photographer. Here they are:    

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    Anderson Tree Lighting

    Anderson Tree Lighting an evening of holiday tradition, family-friendly fun Make holiday magic at Anderson Towne Center this year at the Anderson Township Tree Lighting, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 6, on the Towne Center streetscape. This 11th annual event begins at 4 p.m., with Santa arriving at 4:15 p.m. The holiday tree lighting ceremony starts at 6 p.m. Obtain a holiday passport under the Towne Center clock tower, and visit six participating Towne Center businesses. Then exchange the passport for a gift bag and entry for raffle prizes. Other activities for this year include horse-drawn wagon rides, a kids’ craft/cookie…

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    Annual Thanksgiving Breakfast

    Anderson Area Chamber hosts 42nd Annual Thanksgiving Breakfast The Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce invites all residents to attend its Thanksgiving Breakfast presented by PNC Bank, a long running community event, now in its 42nd year.  The event takes place Wednesday, November 26, 2014 from 7:30am – 9:00pm at Anderson Hills United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.  It is a great way to kick-off the holiday season! Join us for a community breakfast giving thanks for all that we have and share in fellowship with friends and neighbors.  Enjoy a delicious catered breakfast provided by Arden Courts of Anderson and an…

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    McNicholas commemorates Veteran’s Day with memorial rededication

    By Lauren Fisher Editor-in-Chief of McNicholas Journalism Staff On Wednesday, Nov. 11, students and faculty at Archbishop McNicholas High School assembled in honor of over 200 McNicholas alumni who have served their nation in the armed forces. During the hour-long service, the school rededicated its military memorial, which commemorates the lives of five McNicholas graduates who paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving their country. Gathering together near the memorial, the student body joined the nation’s veterans and the families of those McNicholas alumni who have fallen in the line of duty. Social Studies teacher Frank Lowden began the ceremony by…



Sweets & Meats BBQ

Nov 13, 2014

Sweets & Meats brings mobile BBQ pit to The Mt. Washington Creamy Whip Sweets & Meats, LLC is a new restaurant start up with roots in Mt.Washington. Local residents, Kristen Bailey and Anton Gaffney, were inspired by the feedback of loved ones who regularly attended their backyard BBQ’s and wanted to share their finger licking good dishes with the rest of the world. The business was established in September 2014. They recently accepted delivery on a custom built BBQ pit from Section, Alabama and will be serving up BBQ and homemade sides at The Mt.Washington Creamy Whip on weekends, beginning…


MercyFest from Anderson Hospital Guild

Oct 13, 2014

Shop, Eat and Have Fun for a Cause at MercyFest, the Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital Guild’s Annual Holiday Boutique and Luncheon From Nanette Bentley, Mercy Health As the end of the year inches ever closer, the holidays definitely loom. Whether you love them or loathe them, the Guild of Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital can make your holiday shopping easier – and ensure you have a great day out while supporting a good cause – thanks to MercyFest, the Guild’s popular annual holiday boutique and luncheon. Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your…


FBI Alert: Fraudulent MoneyPak Websites

Oct 8, 2014

Alert Number I-100714-PSA FRAUDULENT WEBSITES POSING AS GREEN DOT MONEYPAK CUSTOMER SUPPORT The FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has received numerous complaints reporting fraudulent websites posing as MoneyPak customer support. MoneyPak is a non-reloadable, prepaid product offered by Green Dot. Complaints indicate victims locate the websites via internet search engines. Interaction between the victims and the fraudulent customer support generally occurs via telephone. The IC3 has noticed different variations of this scam. The victim is seeking a refund from an already purchased MoneyPak card and contacts the information listed on the website. A customer service “representative” will ask the…



Eagle Scout builds outdoor worship space

From Kristine Miller: Eagle Scout Ryann Syvertsen, member of Troop 112, built an outdoor worship space at his church, Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Anderson Township. Ryann planned the project for almost a year, making a presentation to the church council for approval, fundraising and countless hours of physical labor. Lutheran Church of the Resurrection holds outdoor services in the summer in its memorial garden. This involved bringing out folding chairs each Sunday. Ryann saw the need for permanent seating, both for the summer service and for those wishing to sit and pray in the garden. Ryann said, “I…


Remembering Farmer Frank

Sunrock Farm thought you would like to know that Farmer Frank passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 16.  A memorial service will be held at Southgate Community Center at 10 a.m. this Saturday.  Please see Sunrock Farm’s Facebook page or visit for more information.  No flowers, please.  A Farmer Frank Traina memorial fund has been set up for those who wish to donate. Farmer Frank Passes But His Legacy Lives On Sunrock Farm is saddened to announce the passing of “Farmer” Frank Traina.  Frank was the creator and operator of Sunrock Farm for over 30 years.  His vision and…


Couple golf in all 50 states

From Wayne Lurix: Wayne and Karen Lurix of Union Township completed an eleven year goal of playing golf in all 50 states by playing in Alaska last week. They accomplished the feat despite the bad news that Mr. Lurix was diagnosed with cancer in June. They had already planned the trip to Alaska before they found out the news. Determined to not let that stand in the way they successfully completed the round of golf on September 3rd at Anchorage Golf Course under sunny skies. The couple made it a point to not only play all 50 but they had…

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Remembering Kevin Ollier 1954-2014

It is with great sadness that Anderson Township announces the unexpected passing of Anderson Firefighter/Paramedic Kevin Ollier this morning. Kevin joined the township in February 2001, and served the Anderson Township community faithfully as a firefighter/paramedic for the Anderson Township Fire and Rescue Department. Before coming to Anderson Township, Kevin served as a firefighter/paramedic with the Union Township Fire Department, starting part time in 1990 and working fulltime there starting in 1992. Additionally, he worked at UC Mobile Care from 1994-2012. Besides his job with Anderson Township, Kevin was also employed as a nurse at University Hospital. Kevin, a Union Township…