October 4, 2015


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    Anderson Area Chamber unveils new site

    The new web site from the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce is a go to resource! Take some time to visit the all-new Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce website and see the mobile-friendly redesign and slick new features that have been added. From hot deals to local job listings, your Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce works hard to unite businesses with each other, and with the community. Members of the Anderson Area Chamber can take advantage of these features to offer benefits to their customers and reach potential job candidates, without any additional charge over the cost of membership! Leveraging…

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    Forest Hills students recognized as top percent of nation’s students

    The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently named four Forest Hills School District high school seniors as semifinalists in the annual National Merit Scholarship Program, an honor less than one percent of the country’s high school students achieve. The students are Josh Bazzoli, Turpin High School; Kyle DeBry, Anderson High School; Sean Fisher, Turpin High School and Hallie Grant, Turpin High School. Forest Hills students entered the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program as juniors, along with 1.5 million students throughout the country, by taking the 2014 PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test which determines if program entrants meet the program’s rigorous requirements. …

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    Passport to Anderson Township!

    Save the date for “Passport to Anderson”! Get ready for a FUN day of exploring Anderson Township! This October 18th from 1-4pm you and your family will have fun stamping your Passport around Anderson at several of our 25 tour locations. Stay tuned to the official Facebook page to learn about the give aways and bonuses offered at each stop. For now, a few of the area locations include: PNC Pavilion, Juilfs Park, Anderson High School, Fire Station 101: Hunley, ME Lyons YMCA, Mercy Hospital, Kellogg Dog Park, Five Mile Chapel, Mercy Health Plex, Veterans Park, Ayer Elementary School, Miller…

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    New Crime Mapping Tool Details Criminal Offenses

    RAIDS Online Allows residents to search by neighborhood, offense, date, to see patterns and details of community crime View timely criminal activity in Anderson Township, or other communities, through the free online program RAIDS Online. Recently added as a resource by Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office District 5, the RAIDS Online program allows residents to easily search for crime information and view nearby offense activity broken into specific criminal categories. Cpl. Dave Boiman of the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office District 5 notes that Anderson Township’s District 5 substation is the first substation to embrace the new technology in the Sheriff’s Office….

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    ATFD 75th Anniversary Open House

    75th Anniversary of Anderson Fire and Rescue Celebrated with October 3 open House National Fire Prevention Week observed in tandem with special children’s educational events Seventy-five years of public service provided by Anderson Township’s fire, rescue and emergency medical teams throughout the years will be recognized the first Saturday in October with a fire station open house and family activities. To honor this milestone, Anderson Township Fire and Rescue opens the Beechmont Fire Station (7954 Beechmont Ave.) for five hours of activities, education and interaction, from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3. Children will enjoy experiencing a Flame…



McNicholas theology teacher receives Spirit of Sister Dorothy Stang Award

Sep 13, 2015

McNicholas educator John Norman received one of the 2015 Spirit of Sister Dorothy Stang Awards for his work with the McNicholas social justice ministry over the past 35 years. Norman began at McNicholas in the fall of 1980 as a theology teacher and social justice coordinator responsible for implementing the Sisters of St. Joseph of Medaille’s focus on social justice in the McNicholas community. One year later, Norman started McNicholas’ 35 year relationship with the Glenmary Home Missions by beginning an annual service trip to Eastern Kentucky and now Joppa, Tennessee. He also re-established a focus on student service, now…


New World Record set at TQL!

Aug 30, 2015

TQL and Greater Cincinnati Oust India for Guinness World Record Title TQL issued the challenge and the challenge was met! A new World Record for the number of people doing push ups consecutively was broken on Thursday, August 27th at the TQL facility. Among the participants was the University of Cincinnati Air Force ROTC, the All For One BN Army ROTC, including representatives from Xavier University, Northern Kentucky University, Miami University, College of Mount St. Joseph and Thomas More College. Also attending were high school athletes from Clermont County, Anderson Township and Mt. Washington. For meeting the challenge and breaking…


Trick or Treat Time

Aug 28, 2015

Little ghosts and goblins will be strolling through Anderson’s neighborhoods from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31. Anderson Township Trustees recently set this time and date as the official Halloween celebration for the township.  Of course, neighborhoods or community groups can set their own day/time, if they choose. Additionally, the popular annual Jack-O-Lantern Walk at Anderson Center is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 24 this year, starting at 7 p.m.



Turpin student places 2nd at National Convention

Turpin student Lindsey Dierig places 2nd at National Junior Classical League Convention Contributed By Jenny Dierig, National Junior Classical League What is the NJCL? The National Junior Classical League is the organization that promotes the study of Latin and the Classics at the secondary level. It includes 1,145 schools and 45,795 members. In his speech to the GA, Alvin Dungan – the very 1st president of the NJCL in 1953! – noted that this makes the NJCL one of the largest youth organizations in the United States. There are 57 schools with over 100 members (the ‘Century Clubs’), and 6…


Local Resident Honored At June Event

Jim Huizenga, senior program officer at The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, was recently honored by the Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council with a Voices of Giving Professional Advisor Award. He was recognized at a program that also honored 27 area philanthropists for their contributions of a bequest or planned gift to a nonprofit organization. “As a professional advisor, we know Jim frequently plays a role in bringing about planned gifts. Through our Voices of Giving Awards we want to thank Jim and so many other generous people in our community whose foresight and gifts are helping to ensure the long term…


Karly Miller awarded Fulbright Scholarship

From UCSB Grad Post Karly Miller’s desire to learn more about the ocean led her across the globe to places as far flung as New Zealand, Ecuador, and Peru. She went on to be selected to represent the United States as a Fulbright Scholar for the 2015-2016 academic year, and will be studying the interactions between tourism and artisenal fisheries in Bahia Malaga on the Pacific Coast of Colombia, South America. In her words, ” I study how tourism development affects the social and ecological importance of fisheries in coastal subsistence-based communities. People and the environment are inextricably linked and…


Anderson Students Became Philanthropists Through Magnified Giving

Students from two Anderson schools were among more than 2500 regional students in 52 schools challenged this past school year by a unique nonprofit called Magnified Giving to give money to causes making a meaningful impact. In a May Awards Ceremony, before friends, families, and the community, they presented checks to their selected charities. Anderson High School students granted $1,500 to Building Blocks for Kids (BB4K), an organization that improves the quality of life for children with health-related needs that are not being met due to a lack of insurance, government funding, and/or family resources. BB4K assists families by finding…