June 29, 2017

Forest Hills accepts nominations for teacher awards

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…

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Bar Louie Grand Opening!

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…

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PARKS YES! Thanks Anderson!

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…

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Public Hearing Notice Hamilton County Regional Planning Commision

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING FOR REVIEW OF REQUEST FOR SUBDIVISION OF LAND  The Regional Planning Commission will consider the subdivisions for approval at its regular meeting on the below date beginning at 1:00 p.m., in Room 801 in the County Administration Bldg. 138 E. Court St., Cincinnati, Ohio. Subdivision Name: Parke Place at Coldstream Revision Total Lots: 32   Acreage: 59.27 Location: Anderson Township: On the north side of Ayers Road, approximately 1,500 feet east of the Ayers Road and Asbury Road intersection (Book 500, Page 181, Parcels 4 & 5 AND Page 182, and Page 190, Parcel 42 & 44) Subdivision Name:…

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Anderson voters support electric aggregation issue

Anderson Township voters indicated they were in favor of moving forward on an electricity aggregation issue which was on the November 8 ballot. The go-ahead from voters means Anderson Township has permission to form an aggregated buying group on behalf of its citizens and small businesses. The goal of the program would be to save money for township residents. Township residents who choose to be in the program would receive a bulk price on electricity in a deal that is negotiated by a broker. Now that the voters have given their approval, Anderson will continue to explore electricity aggregation and…

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Deep Frying a Turkey is NOT for Novices

Deep fryer turkey “incidents” involving shooting flames, fireballs and sparking hot oil might make curiously interesting Facebook videos. In reality, they’re frightening and dangerous.  That’s the word from Anderson Township Fire and Rescue’s Battalion Chief Rick Martin. He says that each holiday season, some Anderson residents end up with a fire department visit and injuries due to a deep-fried turkey-related mishap.  If you’re planning an event involving a deep-fried turkey, take heed of a few tips: o   Keep the deep fryer off your deck, out of your garage and a safe distance from trees and structures.  o   Do not try…

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Old SR 74 Closure

SAFETY IMPROVEMENT WORK ON OLD SR 74 WILL REQUIRE A FIVE-MONTH CLOSURE  BEGINNING THIS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14  Old SR 74 between Olive Branch-Stonelick Road and Amelia-Olive Branch will be closed  Batavia, OH –  The Clermont County Engineer’s Office has announced that work to improve the safety and flow of traffic on a portion of Old SR 74 between Olive Branch-Stonelick Road and Armstrong Boulevard will begin on Monday.   The first phase of this construction project will require a road closure on Old SR 74 between Olive Branch-Stonelick Road and Amelia-Olive Branch Road to widen the bridge on Old SR…

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The Guild of Mercy Health – Silver Lady Sale

The Guild of Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital’s Announces the First Ever Silver Lady Sale at the Hospital, November 28 and 29 The holiday shopping season is in full swing and if you’re worried about finding something unique for that special someone, the Guild of Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital can help. For the first time, the Guild welcomes the popular Silver Lady to the hospital for the Silver Lady II Sale. The sale takes place in the central hall adjacent to the hospital’s dining area from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., on Monday, November 28 and Tuesday, November 29. The wildly…

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Public Safety Levy Would Cover Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement Protection for Five Years

Passage of levy on November 8 maintains same level of public safety services currently in operation  When Anderson Township residents go to the polls on Election Day 2016, they’ll see a 3.55 mill public safety levy on the ballot. After stretching the 2008 public safety levy three years beyond its projected five-year life, Anderson Township Trustees decided in July to return to the voters to secure funding for safety services over the next five years. If approved by the voters, the levy would cover fire, EMS and law enforcement operating costs, including salaries for 65 fulltime firefighter/paramedics and 35 sheriff’s…

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Five Mile Road Daytime Closure Near Withrow Nature Preserve Begins November 7th

The Hamilton County Engineer’s Office announces the daytime closing of Five Mile Road, between Ayers and Birney Roads, near the Withrow Nature Preserve.  The closure will allow for bridge wall/channel repairs, which is being performed by Prus Construction Co.   Work will begin Monday, November 7, 2016, and is anticipated to last until November 18, 2016 (weather permitting).  Five Mile Road will be closed during work hours only, and the detour will be routed over Five Mile to Markley Road to Bennett to Birney Road and vice versa.  Access to the Withrow Nature Preserve will be provided from north/east (Ayers &…

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