Saturday, May 1, 2004

Neighbors briefs

Bassoon ensemble to play on public radio

Six local students, who are part of the Northern Hills Bassoon Ensemble, will perform today on National Public Radio's program From The TOP.The program airs at 9 a.m. on WGUC (90.9 FM).

The students are Justin Dahlem, Kristin Rude and Ben Moermond, all of Turpin High School; Rosa Zhang of Lakota's Liberty Junior School; Greg Hughes of Beechwood High School; and Brian Flynn of Taylor High School.

Fort Hamilton Hospital marks 75th

HAMILTON - Seventy-five years ago today Fort Hamilton Hospital opened its doors to the community with 108 beds.

Today, the hospital is licensed for 307 beds and will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in its courtyard cafe and auditorium, 630 Eaton Ave.

Visitors can browse a historic display, take tours, and look at plans for a two-story, 42,000-square-foot addition.

Participants can also sample healthy menu items from 10 local restaurants at a Healthy Taste of Hamilton. Mayor Don Ryan will lead a brief program at 11:30 a.m.

Heritage Days to feature city's past

LOVELAND - The Greater Loveland Historical Society will step back into the city's past at the Heritage Days celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

The free event, at the museum at Park Avenue and Riverside Drive, will feature guided tours, demonstrations by period craftsmen, candle-dipping with the local Girl Scouts, children's games and dulcimer performances. For information, call the museum at 683-5692.

Children, teens focus of free health fair

MOUNT HEALTHY - Child and teen health issues - from abstinence and pregnancy to car seats and fire safety - will be the focus of a health fair today at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church.

The free event will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, 2365 Compton Road.

Three chosen to review West Chester finances

WEST CHESTER TWP. - Township trustees appointed three residents to serve on a new audit committee to review the township's finances.

Dave Jeanmougin, a retired vice president at the Cintas Corp., Scott Owens, of JP Morgan Chase, and Rex Hockemeyer, a senior vice president at First Financial Bancorp in charge of information technology, were selected.

The committee will be responsible for making sure paperwork is filed in a timely manner and to scrutinize the township's books.

The state auditor requested the township set up a local audit committee in the last two audits.

Public comment sought on recreation venture

DEERFIELD TWP. - The public will have a chance to voice ideas on Tuesday for the proposed recreation venture with Symmes Township and the Countryside YMCA.

Public comment will be heard at 7:30 p.m. before trustees vote on the issue. The trustee meeting will be at the township meeting room in Landen Station, 3292 Montgomery Road.

Commissioners plan two town meetings

BATAVIA - The Clermont County Board of Commissioners has scheduled town meetings for Owensville and Goshen Township to update Clermont residents about projects planned for the county and local areas.

The Owensville meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Owensville Elementary School. The Goshen meeting will be at 7 p.m. May 25 at Goshen Township Town Hall.

Once again, Culbersons wait in hope and dread
It was robbery suspects' lucky day
City sends horse out to pasture; family upset
Fernald cleanup slows down

Breast cancer patients network
Fairfield's looking swell in classic 'Hello, Dolly!'
Children's, Medical Mutual without contract at deadline
Lot sizes may increase
Region's road deaths decline
Neighbors briefs
Rookwood backers, opponents file briefs
5-year-old suspended for having pocketknife
Feds, mayor at odds over force reports
Alcohol level 0.22 in man cops shot
Presidential rivals 'carded'
Public safety briefs
School construction plan shrinks
Students compete in Science Bowl

Prayer day aims to help heal nation
Good Things Happening

J. Herbert Heger, educator
Sister Caroline, 93, long-time teacher

Cemetery restoration taught
Day for celebs, parties and - oh yes - the race
One year, 500,000 liters of beer
Agents seize 50 pounds of marijuana, arrest five
Many worries for Ky. teachers