West Chester to take hazardous waste
WEST CHESTER TWP. - Old paint, pesticides, auto fluids, pool chemicals, propane tanks, appliances and batteries will be accepted during the annual household hazardous-waste day next month.
The recycling service will be open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Voice of America Park, 8070 Tylersville Road.
Information: (513) 759-7241 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Library sets up
area for wi-fi
WEST CHESTER TWP. - The newest wireless Internet hotspot in the township is the West Chester Library, 7900 Cox Road.
The library now provides Internet access to people who have a wi-fi equipped laptop or portable computing devices, says Steve Mayhugh, branch manager.
The service is available throughout the library's main floor, including the community meeting room, he said.
The library installed the equipment because the cramped building has only eight computers with Internet access, each with a 30-minute time limit.
Warren farm agency
LEBANON - The Warren County Farm Service Agency is accepting nominations for people to serve on the county committee.
The committees are a direct link between the farm community and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Members help run farm programs at the local level and help the programs meet the needs of local producers.
A nomination form signed by the nominee must be received in the local office by Sept. 3. A form may be downloaded at www.fsa.usda.gov/pas/publications/elections or picked up at the office at 777 Columbus Ave. (U.S. 42). Information: (513) 695-1867.
Kings Island honors
9/11 flag heroes
MASON - Paramount's Kings Island will remember the Sept. 11 attacks with a lifelike wax figure of three New York firefighters raising an American flag from the rubble of the World Trade Center.
The multimedia exhibit, "Madame Tussaud's New York: Tribute to the Heroes of 9/11," will start showing at the park Aug. 28. The wax figure is a re-creation of a well-known photograph, and Madame Tussaud's New York Wax Museum created it by taking detailed measurements and photographs of the firefighters.
High school athletes
have walk-in clinics
Sports medicine experts from Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine will offer Saturday morning walk-in sports clinics for high school athletes at two locations Aug. 28-Oct. 30.
The clinics will be held at 7663 Five Mile Road in Anderson Township and 5589 Cheviot Road in Monfort Heights. Athletes should arrive between 8:45 and 9 a.m. to register for care. Patients under age 18 need to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
The clinics feature an orthopaedic physician, an athletic trainer and radiology technician. Information: Anderson Township, 232-6677; Monfort Heights, 245-2500.
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