Monday, April 26, 2004

Local news briefs

Funeral arranged for Sgt. Hartman

Staff/Wire reports

Visitation and funeral services will be held this week at Waynesville First Baptist Church for Sgt. Jonathan N. Hartman, who was killed April 17 in an ambush in southern Iraq.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday. The funeral is at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church, 1009 Lytle Road, with burial in Miami Cemetery. Stubbs-Conner Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Boychoir performs world favorites

The Cincinnati Boychoir will present "Music from Seven Continents" at 8 p.m. May 7-8 at Trinity Episcopal Church at Fourth Street and Madison Avenue in Covington. The celebration will consist of music from every continent. Favorite classics and folk music from around the world will include arrangements of colorful and beautiful melodies. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for seniors and students age 6 to 18. Children under age 6 will not be admitted to this event. Information (513) 396-7664.

Walk through historic area

National Park Service rangers will lead walks through Mount Auburn's federal designated National Historic District on Sundays during May. The 90-minute program is "Cincinnati's First Neighborhood, the Personalities and Architecture of Mount Auburn." It will introduce visitors to the history and architectural variety of Mount Auburn. The guided 1/2-mile walk along Auburn Avenue will also include stories of many of Mount Auburn's earlier residents. The tours begin at the William Howard Taft National Historic Site at 2 p.m. Sundays. Information: or (513) 684-3262.

Make pens for service members

The Cincinnati Rockler Store, in conjunction with the Ohio Valley Woodturners Guild and the Cincinnati WoodWorking Club, is hosting a Freedom Pens Project from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Rockler Woodworking and Hardware, 421 E. Kemper Road. They want to provide custom hand-crafted pens to American servicemen and women who are overseas. There will be several lathes set up, and Rockler is donating supplies to make pens. Information: or (513) 671-7711.

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