September 23, 2014

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Remembering Farmer Frank -

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Community Day at Belterra Park -

Friday, September 19, 2014

Real life heroes: Anderson Township Fire & Rescue -

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Historical Society Country Store -

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Couple golf in all 50 states -

Thursday, September 11, 2014

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    Community Day at Belterra Park

    Presented by the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce, October 5th is Community Day at Belterra Park Gaming & Entertainment Center Make plans to put a little horse power in your weekend Sunday, October 5th from 12:00pm to 4:00pm, at Community Day at Belterra Park! Enjoy a great day of food, fun, live music and live racing at Belterra Park Gaming & Entertainment Center. Gather up a group of family, friends and co-workers and come watch the horses run along the beautiful Ohio River. Enjoy a day of live racing and family-fun at Community Day at Belterra Park beginning at 12:00pm….

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    Real life heroes: Anderson Township Fire & Rescue

    Anderson Township Fire & Rescue Known for its excellent service, community education programs and dedicated firefighting personnel, the department provides paramedic, fire, rescue and life safety services to Anderson Township from its four fire stations. With a “3” Insurance Services Offices rating, the township joins an elite group of only 4.6 percent of communities nationwide which have attained this rating. A little history Anderson Township’s Fire Department began as a volunteer effort in 1940 when a group of township residents banded together to meet a need in the community. The original equipment of the department consisted of four Indian Fire…

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    Anderson Farmers’ Market Fall Festival Includes Food truck mini-rally

    Food trucks return for Fall Festival Building on its popularity over the past six years, the annual Anderson Farmers’ Market Fall Festival has expanded its offerings this year, with the addition of a mini-food truck rally and longer hours for shopping and dining. Set for Saturday, Sept. 13, the Anderson Farmers’ Market Fall Festival will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the popular free petting zoo also staying later, until 2 p.m. Special events also include live entertainment from local singer\songwriter John Ford, an apple crisp competition (judged by patrons), products offered from local farmers and local artisans, …

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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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    FHSD Bond Issue Key Facts

    Facts About Forest Hills’ Nov. 4 Bond Issue On November 4, the Forest Hills community will vote on a 4.45 mill bond issue to extensively renovate 8 of the 9 neighborhood schools in the district and replace Wilson Elementary School. The issue also includes .5 mills to create a permanent improvement fund to provide revenue for future building maintenance, among other projects. What will be funded by the bond issue? Extensive renovations at 8 of the district’s 9 neighborhood schools A new Wilson Elementary on the same property as the current school Improved learning environments at every school More secure…

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National Disaster Preparedness Month

Sep 10, 2014

Are you, and your family or business, prepared for a disaster? September is National Preparedness Month. It is an excellent opportunity for all of us to ensure that we have plans in place in the event of a disaster. This is important both at home, and at your business. 3 Steps to Disaster Preparedness Here are three main topics for disaster preparedness, along with some excellent resources that you can use freely. 1. Be Aware Have some connections to area alerts and emergency information, in order to be informed as early as possible in the event of a disaster or…

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Forest Hills Bond Issue: A letter from Jim Frooman

Sep 7, 2014

From Jim Frooman, FHSD Board President: On November 4, 2014, Forest Hills voters have the opportunity to transform our school district and contribute to the continued excellence of our schools. The Forest Hills Board of Education made building facilities a priority this year. Beginning in January, the Board held a series of more than fifteen meetings over almost seven months. We recognized the extreme urgency to address our facilities. During the last school year, there was raw sewage in the halls at Anderson and Turpin High Schools. There were mice at Anderson High School. Both Anderson and Turpin High Schools…

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Remembering Kevin Ollier 1954-2014

Sep 5, 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…

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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 Sunrockfarm.org 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…

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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…

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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…