February 12, 2016

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    Jim Serger’s latest book is “Next in Line Please”

    “Next in Line Please” is a delightful lesson in Positive Influence From Jim Serger The strip-mall on the corner of 8-Mile and Clough in the late 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and early 90’s was booming. Convenient Food Mart, Domino’s Pizza, Cincinnati Federal Savings and Loan and of course, Summit Meats. If you lived in Summit Estates, you rode your bike down there to get candy, to open your first bank account. You  ordered a pizza and turned the front porch light off, to see if you could get a free pizza, if over 30 minutes. Of course, you were down there,…

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    Mercy Health free smoking cessation classes

    Mercy Health offers free smoking cessation education classes in Anderson Twp. Mercy Health – Cincinnati, 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 February. The class size is limited to 15 for comfortable group interaction and discussion. Groups discuss any changes they have made that helped them stay quit as well as quitting issues they need help overcoming. Attendees must come to all four sessions to complete the class. Please call 513-624-1090 by Monday, February 8, 2016,…

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    New Football Coach for Anderson High School

    Forest Hills announces new Anderson football coach Following approval from the Forest Hills Board of Education on Jan. 25, the district welcomed Evan Dreyer as the new Anderson High School varsity football coach.  In addition, Dreyer will serve as an AHS teacher. Named the 2014 Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference Co-Coach of the Year and 2013 Coach of the Year, Dreyer brings nine years of experience as a football coach to Forest Hills.  In 2007, he was the varsity wide receivers coach and junior varsity offensive and special teams coordinator at Colerain High School. Dreyer then became the varsity assistant coach at Anderson…

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    Forest Hills celebrates Board Recognition Month

    Meet the Forest Hills School District Board Throughout January, Forest Hills School District celebrated School Board Recognition Month to show appreciation for and build awareness of the vital function an elected Board of Education plays in a community. “Forest Hills Board of Education members demonstrate an extraordinary dedication to our district and its students,” said Scot Prebles, superintendent.  “They work closely with parents, education and business professionals, and community members to create schools and educational experiences that allow students to excel.  Their contributions reflect a year-round commitment on their part to serve the best interest of students.” Forest Hills is…

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    “I Have a Dream” – MLK

    Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Have a Dream” speech delivered 28 August 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C. Reprinted courtesy of the Estate of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering…

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Summit Elementary School Zone to Be Expanded Soon

Jan 29, 2016

Changes to Eight Mile and Northport school zones will occur within two weeks Drivers who frequent Eight Mile Road and Northport Road please take note: The school zone on these two roadways is being expanded. Anderson Township recently received approval from the Ohio Department of Transportation for a request to expand the 20 mph school safety zone at Summit Elementary. This zone will now include the intersection of Eight Mile and Northport, encompassing one of the most heavily utilized crosswalks in Anderson Township. The Hamilton County Engineer’s Office will modify signage on Eight Mile to show expansion of the school…

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Biggest Risk for Deadly Christmas Tree Fires is Post-Holiday Time

Jan 5, 2016

Reminder Comes from Shriners Hospitals for Children To Discard Dry Trees Now January 5, 2016 – Shriners Hospitals for Children – Cincinnati is reminding families about a potential fire hazard that could be present in homes during the post-holiday season.  House fires and burn injuries increase significantly during the winter months due to more holiday cooking, decorations and open flames. January poses a particular risk since Christmas trees are at their driest and can ignite in just seconds. * Shriners Hospitals for Children is reminding the public to discard dry trees now, to prevent potential home fires and deaths. Shriners…

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Lisa Connelly Needs Our help

Nov 28, 2015

From Danielle Toft and Sarah Simon Dear Community, One of our own is in need.  A life-long  and beloved east-sider, Lisa Connelly, suffered a massive heart attack on Wednesday November 25th.   She is fun-loving 37 year old mother to a sweet 4 year old boy.  She loves to be active and is an avid runner, having completed 7 half marathons.   Lisa is a shining light in our community that has touched so many lives. Lisa’s bright smile lights up any room.  And as big as her smiles is, her heart is even bigger. She is a founding  member of the…

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Jim Serger’s latest book is “Next in Line Please”

“Next in Line Please” is a delightful lesson in Positive Influence From Jim Serger The strip-mall on the corner of 8-Mile and Clough in the late 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and early 90’s was booming. Convenient Food Mart, Domino’s Pizza, Cincinnati Federal Savings and Loan and of course, Summit Meats. If you lived in Summit Estates, you rode your bike down there to get candy, to open your first bank account. You  ordered a pizza and turned the front porch light off, to see if you could get a free pizza, if over 30 minutes. Of course, you were down there,…

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Lisa Connelly Needs Our help

From Danielle Toft and Sarah Simon Dear Community, One of our own is in need.  A life-long  and beloved east-sider, Lisa Connelly, suffered a massive heart attack on Wednesday November 25th.   She is fun-loving 37 year old mother to a sweet 4 year old boy.  She loves to be active and is an avid runner, having completed 7 half marathons.   Lisa is a shining light in our community that has touched so many lives. Lisa’s bright smile lights up any room.  And as big as her smiles is, her heart is even bigger. She is a founding  member of the…

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Photos: Senior Center Veterans Luncheon

Here are a few photos from the Senior Center Veterans Day lunch on November 9th, 2015. Performing at the event were the incredible Sweet and Lows. Speakers included Anderson Trustee Andrew Pappas and directory of the Yellow Ribbon Support Center Keith Maupin.    

Two Anderson graduates inducted in to Cincinnati Running Hall of Fame

Known throughout the region for their distinguished careers in track and cross country, two Anderson High School graduates were recently inducted in to the Cincinnati Running Hall of Fame: Vern Hawkins, class of 1949, and Andy Wolf, class of 1967. Hawkins was the state runner-up in the 1949 one-mile run event during the Ohio High School Athletic Association Track and Field Competition, while also serving as the defensive end on the AHS undefeated football team.  After his AHS graduation, he went on to compete in track and cross country at the University of Cincinnati, serve in the Navy during the…