October 25, 2016

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    Shop, Eat and Have Fun for a Cause at MercyFest

    Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital Guild’s Annual Holiday Boutique and Luncheon With the holiday season fast approaching, the Guild of Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital has a fun way to help you get ahead on your holiday shopping – MercyFest, the Guild’s popular annual holiday boutique and luncheon. You’ll have a great day out while supporting a good cause at MercyFest, which takes place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Monday, November 7, at Receptions at Eastgate, located next to Jungle Jim’s at 4450 Eastgate S Drive, ZIP 45245. MercyFest features: • unique jewelry, crafts, beauty products, clothing, art, food, accessories…

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    Turpin Band Boosters support sweet music, sweet tooth

    The Turpin High School Band Boosters will host a Cookie and More Sale from Oct. 11-25 to support the Turpin band program by providing instruments, marching band props and financial assistance. Cookies, brownies, cheesecakes, pretzels, cinnamon rolls, soups and dips are available for purchase with delivery in time for holiday entertaining and gift-giving. Visit http://www.turpinband.org/fundraiser.html for products, prices and order forms. Payment must be received by Oct. 25. Orders will be available for pick-up from 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. and from 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. on Nov. 16 at Turpin, 2650 Bartels Road.  

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    Politics and the Great Social Media Experiment

    The emotional and physiological effects of social media in the age of digital manipulation I’m not a doctor, nor do I claim to be any sort of expert in the fields of psychology or marketing. What I am, however, is a person who has been watching social media change the way we behave, interact, and engage for nearly a decade. It is a fascinating evolution to witness, albeit sometimes frightening. Have you ever opened your email to find a message from Amazon with something you might like, only to immediately purchase that item? I hope I’m not the only one…

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    Jack-O-Lantern Walk 2016

    Set the stage for a spooky and spectacular Halloween with Anderson Township’s Jack-O-Lantern Walk, the annual event that lights up Anderson Center Lake with the flicker of lit pumpkins. This popular township event, now in its eighth year, allows children another chance to wear their costumes during the season while enjoying complimentary refreshments, viewing a pumpkin carving contest and taking in live entertainment. The walk is scheduled for 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Anderson Center Lake, 7850 Five Mile Road. Carving contest participants are asked to drop of their entries on the day of the event (October 29) between…

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    Science National Honor Society inducts 18 new members

    McNicholas High School inducted 18 new members into its chapter of the Science National Honor Society (SNHS) on Thurs., Sept. 22.  This induction marks the thirteenth class to be inducted into the chapter and featured remarks from McNicholas alumnus Dr. Greg Wilson ’01, head surgical resident at University Hospital. After individual introductions of the science scholars, Dr. Wilson spoke to the seniors and their families about the importance of hard work, mentors, and staying connected. “You will have hurdles, things will not always go as you have planned,” he said.  “You must concentrate on working harder and harder and keep…



17 Forest Hills students named top in nation

Oct 2, 2016

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has named four Forest Hills seniors as semifinalists in the annual National Merit Scholarship Program, an honor less than one percent of the country’s high school students achieve.  An additional 13 FHSD students joined the ranks of the top five percent of high school seniors in the nation when they were named commended students. Students entered the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program as juniors, along with 1.5 million students throughout the country, by taking the PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. They were then evaluated on their individual answers to questions on the PSAT/NMSQT to determine…

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Mercy Anderson Open House

Sep 18, 2016

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, invites the community to attend an open house celebrating the completion of construction at Anderson Hospital. The Community Open House takes place from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, September 25, at the hospital, located at 7500 State Road at the corner of Five Mile Road. Parking is available across the street from the hospital at the Anderson HealthPlex, 7495 State Road, with shuttle service to the hospital. “The community of Anderson Township has been so supportive of our expansion project that we wanted to…


Goodbye Piccadilly Apartments, hello Stone Creek!

Sep 6, 2016

Penklor & DMG Unveil Fully Renovated Stone Creek Apartment Complex in Union Township with Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Highly anticipated by the local community, the previously troubled property has undergone a dramatic transformation and will hold their public grand opening on September 9th. Penklor and DMG purchased the property formerly known as Piccadilly Apartments in early 2016 for more than $6.1 million. Located in a desirable spot just off Beechmont Avenue in Union Township, Penklor and DMG saw the potential of the run-down collection of buildings and, after completing intense negotiations for the purchase, immediately began a full…



Summer Good Deeds Week at Goddard

The science is clear on the benefits of showing kindness and appreciation.  Kindness releases endorphins, serotonin and oxytocin, which translates into happiness, reduced stress and a wonderful sense of self-worth.  And the benefits don’t stop there.  Positive effects are experienced by everyone witnessing the kind act as well. So a good deed can create a ripple effect, improving the day of dozens beyond the original giver or receiver. The Goddard School in Anderson Township thought these benefits were so compelling that they created a Good Deeds Week in their Summer Camp this year.  School-age campers spent a week talking about…


Anderson Township nurse wins $1,000 prize

RN Lisa Rice feels blessed to be a recipient of California Casualty’s $1,000 Nurses Night Out prize. “I love my job and I am so grateful to be appreciated and recognized with this award,” she said. She was given the check at a surprise announcement Wednesday, August 10. Lisa is a cardiac device specialist at the device clinic at Mercy Health – The Heart Institute, Anderson in Cincinnati, Ohio. “This prize shows me that people care and it will help me be a better health care provider,” she said. “It totally made my day.” Lisa said that the acknowledgement comes…

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Senior Center member thanks Township, Trustees

The members of the Anderson Senior Center would like to offer a huge “thank you” to the Anderson Township Trustees and especially Vicky Earhart and Steve Sievers.  When the news of a possible closing of the Anderson Senior Center was made public, members of the Senior Center made it clear to the trustees that the members were devastated to hear the news.  Vicky Earhart and Steve Sievers were open to listen to our concerns of the closing of the place we all love.  We inundated them with pleas in the form of emails, letters, phone calls, and face to face…


Parental Hope reduces financial impact of infertility

For David and Jen Bross, providing financial support to hopeful couples battling infertility is a personal mission What is infertility? Infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant despite having frequent, unprotected sex for at least a year for most people and six months in certain circumstances. Infertility affects 10-15% of couples in the United States. The cause of infertility can be difficult to determine but may include inadequate levels of certain hormones in both men and women, and trouble with ovulation in women. The main symptom is an inability to get pregnant. In many cases, there are…