Saturday, January 3, 2004

Neighbors briefs



Spanish language classes fill quickly

HAMILTON - Free Spanish classes? Si, por favor!

Shortly after announcing a beginner's Spanish course, the Lane Public Library was flooded with calls, filling two six-week classes in only two hours Friday.

The course has been offered several times by the library, said spokeswoman Carrie Hyatt.

"There is an overwhelming demand," she said. "We have a large Hispanic population in our community and people want to communicate with them."

Jobs available for youths in recreation

BLUE ASH - The city will hold a job fair for youths interested in part-time employment in the recreation/sports division. Seasonal and year-round positions will be offered to youths ages 15 and up. The Blue Ash Job Fair will be Jan. 31, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 745-8550 for information.

Union Twp. opens tree disposal site

UNION TWP. - Residents of this western Clermont County community can bring Christmas trees to the Union Township Hall, 4312 Glen Este-Withamsville Road, today and from Monday to Wednesday. Hours for drop-off are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Information: 753-2221.

Dog license fee doubles after month's end

LEBANON - Warren County dog licenses can be purchased through Jan. 31 without penalty.

Regular tags are $15. Bone tags, available at the county Humane Association and auditor offices, cost $20, with $5 of that donated to the Humane Association.

Kennel tags, available only at the auditor's office, are $75. The fee includes five tags, and each additional tag is $1.

After Jan. 31, regular and bone tags cost an additional $15 and kennel tags cost another $75.

More information is available at http://www.co.warren.oh.us/auditor/dog/.

Various township agencies set meetings

LIBERTY TWP. - The township's January meeting schedule begins with a zoning commission session at 7 p.m. Jan. 6. The Board of Zoning Appeals meets at 7 p.m. Jan. 13, and township trustees will meet Jan. 20, also at 7 p.m.

The trails and the parks committees meet the evening of Jan. 27. Township hall is at 6400 Princeton Road.

Yoga classes for beginners and beyond

HAMILTON - The Fort Hamilton Hospital Center for Health and Wellness can help with those New Year's resolutions.

Starting next week, the center will offer yoga classes for beginners and intermediates.

A six-week beginner's course focusing on breathing, gentle stretching and yoga postures will start at 5:30 p.m. Monday. A second class will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesdays Jan. 7- Feb. 11.

Continued beginning yoga will be 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting Jan. 7. Participants must have previous yoga experience.

The cost is $54 for one session or $99 for two consecutive sessions for members of the East Butler County Family YMCA.

Students who have completed beginning yoga can sign up for an intermediate class starting at 7 p.m. Monday.

Cost is $66 for one session or $121 for two consecutive sessions.

All classes will be held at the East Butler County Family YMCA.

Call 856-9355 for more information.




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