Thursday, August 12, 2004

Neighbors briefs

Mason offers city documents by e-mail

MASON - Residents can now get city information such as agendas and newsletters sent to their e-mail accounts.

To subscribe, visit the city's Web site, Select the "forms and publications" section and then click on "newsletter subscribe."

Wrestlers face-off Saturday in Batavia

BATAVIA - A group of local professional wrestlers is ready for this weekend in Batavia as the Evendale-based Heartland Wrestling Association holds its annual "Unbreakable" tournament at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Red Barn Flea Market.

Tickets are on sale for $10 or $15 at the Red Barn Flea Market and at For more information, call (513) 771-1650.

Loveland considers new park gun rules

LOVELAND - The state's concealed carry law is prompting a change in city park rules to allow certain firearms in those areas.

The city code now forbids guns on park property.

However, state law allows them to be carried in those areas with the exception of restrooms and shelters, which are considered government buildings, Loveland officials said.

Council is considering an ordinance that would amend park rules to allow certain firearms, but the city would still forbid rifles, shotguns, paintball guns, air rifles, air pistols and archery equipment.

Meeting for Madeira Veteran's Memorial

MADEIRA - A community meeting to discuss plans for a new Madeira Veterans Memorial is 7 p.m. today at Madeira City Hall.

The $150,000 memorial, proposed near the shelter at McDonald Commons off Dawson Road, is to include a landscaped circular brick pathway with benches.

There will also be a paved-stone dedication area with monuments and flags.

The venture is being organized by Madeira Historical Society, Madeira Woman's Club and the city Park and Recreation Board.

For information, call Kathy Bechtold, 271-5472; Les Lefevre, 561-9208; or Bob Tuke, 272-2121.

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