June 29, 2017

  • Learn to Play Tennis in No Time®

    Learn to Play Tennis in No Time® at Mercy Health – Anderson and Fairfield HealthPlexes Do you dream of being a tennis ace but think your skills are more suited to ball boy or ball girl? The Mercy Health – Anderson and Fairfield HealthPlexes can change that and have you playing Tennis in No Time®, thanks to a patented program that has transformed more than 1,800 local residents and even few celebrities from beginners into tennis players in just three weeks. The Tennis in No Time® programs for adults and children (youth program for children ages seven to 11 available…

  • Third Rock Music Center Celebrates Make Music Day

    Third Rock Music Center Celebrates Make Music Day with a Free Outdoor Interactive Jam WHAT: Third Rock Music Center and Play It Forward, a non-profit organization, will host a free outdoor concert/jam celebrating music and music-making in honor of Make Music Day on June 21, 2017. Make Music Day, is a global event taking place in over 750 cities around the world.  Highlights of this local event include the opportunity for musicians to jam along with various acts including; The Kevin McCoy Band, Blue Steel Band, Megan Wren and Tim Snyder.  Open mic, free group Ukulele lessons, a drum circle…

  • ‘Root for Earth’ Promotes Environmental Awareness

    Preschoolers at The Goddard School in Cincinnati ‘Root for Earth’ to Promote Environmental Awareness With Earth Day on April 22nd, The Goddard School preschoolers in Cincinnati along with over 460 other Goddard School locations across the country, kicked off their 7th annual Root for Earth initiative this past Monday. While the children learn about eco-friendly topics throughout the year, this week especially will celebrate learning about the environment and what it means to be a good environmental steward. The Goddard School in Anderson Township located on 1280 Nagel Road engaged in a range of activities such as creating outdoor weather…

  • Forest Hills Responds to Water Testing Results

    Dear Parents/Guardians, Forest Hills is committed to protecting the health of our students, employees, parents and guests. To do that, the district voluntarily tests each school’s drinking water for lead.  Greater Cincinnati Water Works conducts testing in Forest Hills and recommends taking action if lead is found at any water outlet at levels above 15 parts per billion (ppb). Although the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requires action if samples are greater than 20 ppb, Forest Hills follows GCWW standards and recommendations. Water testing results for Ayer Elementary, Sherwood Elementary, Summit Elementary and Wilson Elementary are summarized below.  Last week, water…

  • Unknown: Adventures of a WWII American Red Cross Girl

    Wednesday, April 5, 7:30 P.M.   “Destination Unknown: Adventures of a WWII American Red Cross Girl.” Anderson Township Historical Society Program at the Anderson Center, 7850 Five Mile Road, Anderson Township, Lower Atrium, next to the History Room, at 7:30 PM. Our speaker Kathleen Cox grew up listening to her mother LeOna Cox recount her adventures during WWII as a Red Cross Girl. Her mother was a 27-year-old college graduate and teacher when a fellow teacher recruited her for the American Red Cross. From 1943-45 LeOna ran enlisted men’s social clubs in North Africa and Italy. When Kathleen found a box…

News

Forest Hills accepts nominations for teacher awards

Feb 18, 2017

Forest Hills teachers, students, parents and community members are encouraged to nominate a Forest Hills educator for the Hamilton County Education Foundation Celebrate Excellence award and the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the Year award. Both awards recognize and honor excellent educators within Forest Hills School District.   The Celebrate Excellence award honors educators who hold a certified license including teachers, nurses, psychologists, counselors, speech therapists and administrators. The Teacher of the Year award specifically honors classroom teachers. Nomination forms, which will be accepted through March 1, are available here. Nominations must be 500 words or less and include…

Bar Louie Grand Opening!

Dec 7, 2016

Bar Louie Grand Opening Friday, December 9th! To celebrate the grand opening, the new “Louie” in town is inviting any fellow “Local Louies” to visit the new location during the grand opening. Be one of the first 20 to arrive and if your first, middle or last name is Lou, Louise, Luigi, Luis, or any other variation of Louie, you will receive a $50.00 Bar Louie gift card – a card redeemable at any Ohio Bar Louie location. “We are excited to open so close to the holidays.  Anderson Towne Center shoppers and visitors can visit the new Bar Louie…

PARKS YES! Thanks Anderson!

Nov 20, 2016

On behalf of the Board of Park Commissioners, thank you Anderson Township residents for voting yes to replace the Anderson Township Park District’s operating levy on November 8th. We are fortunate to live in a township where the residents recognize the benefits of continuing a quality park system in their community. The Commissioners extend a sincere thank you to those who placed levy signs in their yards and donated their personal resources to the effort. Numerous volunteers devoted countless hours of their personal time to share the park’s message with the voters. We specifically want to recognize the Citizens for…

People

Kid Tip: You deserve an equal opportunity, but that doesn’t mean you’re entitled to an equal result

The dreams that we talked about when you were little, when I asked you what you wanted to be when you grow up, may now seem far away. As we grow older, we allow the outside influences to color our view of the world and our future. Your dreams don’t necessarily change, but your fear certainly does. I want you to know that you can achieve your dreams, but that it takes a level of dedication that may seem unfair a times. You will see other people working less, making more, and you will get discouraged. Fight that feeling, and…

Anderson Chamber Seeks Nominations for Honorees at Annual Event

The Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce has rebranded its Citizen of the Year Award Ceremony as the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards, recognizing excellence of service in the Anderson area community. The event will continue to honor local business leaders, organizations, educators, students and volunteers who contribute to the success of our community. The chamber is currently accepting nominations for the following categories: Citizen of the Year Business of the Year Volunteer of the Year (Non-profit or Individual) Young Professional of the Year If you would like to nominate someone, please do so by contacting the Chamber at…

A Letter from Sophie Yungblut

My name is Sophie Yungblut and I am a senior at Turpin High School. I am excited and honored to have accepted the nomination to be a candidate for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Student of the Year fundraising campaign. The goal of this campaign is to fundraiser the most “votes” ($1 donation=1 vote) during a 7 week campaign period (January 5-February 24, 2017) against other Cincinnati high school students. Though this is the first year that the local chapter of The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society has participated in the Student of the Year, my family has been involved…

Local Preschool Owner Awarded

Mark Reinhart, owner of The Goddard School® located at 1280 Nagel Road in Cincinnati, OH, has been presented with the Brand Ambassador Award by Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), franchisor of The Goddard School preschool system. This award recognizes franchisees who embody The Goddard School brand, effectively communicates its attributes, exemplifies its culture and consistently delivers excellent customer experience and celebrates franchisees who work tirelessly to bring The Goddard School brand promise to life. Reinhart also received the Circle of Excellence Award, which acknowledges Goddard Schools for being exceptional in the areas of quality assurance, curriculum and health and safety. “We…