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April 16, 2014


Telephone Scam Warning -

Monday, April 14, 2014

McNicholas students journey to Capitol Hill with Close Up Program -

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Recycle and Shredding Days -

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Clough Pike Update -

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Work resumes on Clough Pike -

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

It’s sump pump season! -

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Anderson’s Got Talent! -

Monday, March 31, 2014

Spring Indoor Farmers’ Market Launches April 12 -

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Two April Great American Cleanup events take volunteers to streets and parks -

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Take the “Shop Local First” pledge -

Sunday, March 23, 2014

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    Recycle and Shredding Days

    Finally, spring! Many residents are heading outside to get the garage and yard cleaned up. To help with spring cleaning, Anderson Township sponsors its annual Shredding Days and Recycling Days all in one weekend in May. SHREDDING EVENT Residents can shred sensitive documents for free during the event, which is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 9 and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 10 at the Anderson Township Operations Center. The operations center is located adjacent to the Anderson Senior Center, 7954 Beechmont Ave. Please remove all paper clips, binders, and clip binders on…

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    Community Yard Sale Day

    Anderson Center Station Yard Sale and Community-wide Garage Sale In conjunction with the Anderson Center Station Yard Sale, Anderson Township hosts its community-wide yard/garage sale on the same day, Saturday, May 3.  Households interested in having their sale listed on the township’s website ( may email with the address and time of the sale. There is no fee to participate and the sale is open to all Anderson residents. Even if you are not hosting a sale at your home, buy or sell treasures at the annual Anderson Center Station Yard Sale, scheduled rain or shine from 8 a.m….

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    ATPD Easter Egg Hunts are fun for all ages

    Anderson Township Park District has several Easter Egg Hunt activities for all age groups. Come out to our parks and join in the fun! Youth Hunts ~ age 17 and under Youth hunts are divided into four, designated areas, based on age. Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014 Time: Arrive anytime between 10 a.m.-noon Age 0-2: Children hunt for eggs at their own pace and then turn them in for a goody bag. Ages 3-5, 6-10, and 11-17: Hunts will take place every 15 minutes (times may vary). Participants race to find as many eggs as possible and then turn them…

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    It’s sump pump season!

    Before the May flowers, April showers bring work for aging sump pumps in our area. Many people don’t find out they have an issue with their sump system until it’s too late. Check your sump pump by manually activating the float switch to ensure proper operation. There are some situations where you may not be able to reach your float switch, particularly if you have a Radon evacuation system. In this case, the homeowner can typically open the small hatch in the sump pit cover and pour water in from a 5 gallon bucket to trigger the pump to activate….

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    Anderson’s Got Talent!

    Calling all talents, all ages, from all over! The Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the third annual Anderson’s Got Talent to be held Friday, July 25, from 5:00pm – 7:30pm and Saturday, July 26, from 5:00pm – 6:00pm at Greater Anderson Days! Registration is now open for this fun community event!! Comedians, singers, dancers, jugglers, gymnasts and performers of all ages are encouraged to participate!! New this year, we are giving away a bonus $100 cash prize for one of our early bird registrants. Any act registered before June 3, 2014 will be registered to win…



Telephone Scam Warning

Apr 14, 2014

Telephone Scam Alleging A Relative Is In A Financial Or Legal Crisis The Internet Crime Complaint Center continues to receive reports of telephone scams involving calls that claim their “relative” is in a legal or financial crisis. These complaints are sometimes referred to as the “Grandparent Scam.” Scammers use scenarios that include claims of a relative being arrested or in a car accident in another country. Scammers often pose as the relative, create a sense of urgency and make a desperate plea for money to victims. It is not unusual for scammers to beg victims not to tell other family…


McNicholas students journey to Capitol Hill with Close Up Program

Apr 13, 2014

By Lauren Fisher, class of 2015 During the week of March 26, six students were given the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. in order to take part in the nationally-recognized Close Up Program. Within a span of six days, juniors Meghan Baker, Lauren Fisher, Andrew Parra, Anna Pierce, Gabrielle Quesnell, and Emily Rivard joined students from around the country as they toured the nation’s capital, explored the inner workings of government, and discussed some of the most talked about topics in American politics. Throughout the week, McNicholas students were able to observe nearly every facet of current issues as…


Chamber Seeks Nominations For Honorees at Annual Event

Apr 10, 2014

The Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Citizen of the Year Award Ceremony presents the opportunity to recognize outstanding achievement by business leaders and organizations, educators, students and volunteers who contribute to the success of the Chamber, as well as the communities it serves.  The Chamber is proud to honor the individuals and businesses that make the Anderson Area a great place to live and work.     Nominations are encouraged from Anderson, Mt. Washington, Newtown and western Clermont County for the following awards: Citizen of the Year Business of the Year Volunteer of the Year (Non-profit or Individual) If…



Phil Helbig personal spotlight

He’s run around the world… twice! Maybe you’ve seen him running in the heat of summer, the rains of springtime or the bitter cold of winter.  Maybe you’ve seen him running in local neighborhoods, parks or even down your street.  Wherever he is running, Phil Helbig is chasing his passion with a smile. Born in Deer Park, Phil’s family moved to Summit Estates in Anderson Township when he was 2 years old.  Phil attended Summit Elementary, Anderson Junior High School, Anderson High school and Live Oaks vocational high school, graduating in 1984. Phil has always been passionate about sports, playing…


Mercy volunteer honors others

The “Angel Lady” by: Mary Jo Lane If you have visited Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital during the past 23 holiday seasons, you will no doubt know the “angel tree.” Located just inside the hospital lobby, this tree has been dedicated each year to the hospital volunteers in honor of their contribution to the hospital. The “angel” who made this tree possible all these years is Josephine Lane. Mrs. Lane, a volunteer herself for the past 36 years, had the idea 23 years ago to create a unique ornament to decorate a tree to honor the volunteers. She decided on…


Meet Christopher Cravens

Marine, security expert, newlywed, business owner and he’s just getting started… I have been fortunate enough to meet a lot of people in the process of setting up and operating our web site and community organization.  Local events, school activities and township meetings give me numerous opportunities to meet people from our area.  I have always enjoyed talking to people and getting to know their stories. On August 20th, 2013, I met Christopher Cravens.  We had both attended the marketing roundtable meeting at the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce, and I decided to introduce myself once the meeting was over…


Walking toward a cure

Raising awareness of Type 1 Diabetes and one very brave little girl As they were preparing for this morning’s Walk to Cure Diabetes, the Huebner family took time out to answer a few questions about their experience with Type 1 Diabetes and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.  The Huebners, pictured below, are (from left to right): Alexis (7), Tracy (Mom), AJ (1), Jason (Dad) and Ashley (6).  Jason and Tracy are lifelong Cincinnati East-siders, and will celebrate 10 years of marriage this year! Alexis Huebner is a 2nd grader at Sherwood elementary, and enjoys swimming, horseback riding, reading, and doing…