Friday, April 16, 2004

Kentucky News Briefs

Senior center adds fitness room

HIGHLAND HTS. - The Campbell County Senior Center will add a wellness and fitness center, thanks to a community development block grant of $429,000. A groundbreaking for the 2,000-square-foot addition will be 3:30 p.m. Monday at the center, 3504 Alexandria Pike. While the seniors are working out, student interns from Northern Kentucky University will work as trainers for their major courses of study.

Performance at Cathedral Basilica

COVINGTON - The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra presents the regional premiere of Symphony No. 3 by Gorecki, sung with prayers found written on a Nazi prison wall and Survivor from Warsaw by Schoenberg at 8 p.m. today and 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $20-23. Performances at Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, 1140 Madison Ave.

Point Pleasant offers free smoke detectors

POINT PLEASANT - The fire department is handing out free smoke detectors through June. The detectors, paid for by a grant from the Kentucky Injury Prevention & Research Center, come with a lithium battery that lasts 10 years. Firefighters will go door to door offering to check existing smoke detectors, change batteries and install detectors. A postcard to schedule appointments will be left at houses where residents are not at home. For more information, call Point Pleasant Fire Department at (859) 283-2798.

State firefighters group to meet in Northern Ky.

HEBRON - The Kentucky Firefighter's Association will hold its 84th annual conference this summer at the Marriott Cincinnati Airport, it was announced this week. More than 1,000 firefighters will attend the conference from July 31 through Aug. 4.

College students move Kerry's way
Our air deemed too dirty
NAACP favors council districts
County tries an end run
Club-seat buyers sue
Glen Este prays for soldier

Anderson adds places to have fun
Child flees enticement, fifth of year in township
UC Conservatory of Music to present 'German Requiem'
Perennial protester sues city for $1M
More lead found in Deerfield Township
Dented silo will soon be razed
Costs may force exodus, doctors warn
News briefs
Man, woman die of gunshots in parking lot
Band room donated to Liberty Junior School
Neighbors briefs
Planner testifies Norwood area in decline
Warren County delays vote on housing project
Local unit stuck at war
Medical campus starts small
Proposed Wyoming levy draws protests

Downs: Silence promotes gay awareness
Good Things Happening

Marietta Ginocchio, 64, heeded JFK's call
Virginia S. Trott, 87, active in Jr. League

SUV runs over 19-month-old boy
Teens charged in truck wrecks
Still no budget; now what?
Builder appeals zoning decision
Farmers market to open soon
Clooney smashes record for cash
Murphy has Social Security fix
Peace site to restore anti-Semitism display
Kentucky News Briefs