Tuesday, September 28, 2004
Local news briefs
Programs offer choices for teens
Greater Cincinnati teen-agers will get two opportunities in October to shop for college or explore careers.
On Oct. 6 from 6 to 8 p.m., more than 60 representatives of colleges, universities, technical schools, lending institutions and military services will participate in "College Shopping at the Mall" at the Towne Mall in Middletown.
The program is sponsored by Miami University-Middletown and 20 high schools. Information: (513) 727-3216. On Oct. 30 from 1 to 3 p.m., more than 250 colleges and universities are expected at the National College Fairs at the Sabin Cincinnati Convention Center. Information: (513) 529-8506.
Events celebrate heritage month
During German-American Heritage Month in October at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, visitors can learn about their German heritage and trace their German genealogy in the history and genealogy department. The library is also offering these free programs:
Germania Schuhplattler Trachten Gruppe (The Germania Society Costumed Dance Group), 3 p.m. Saturday in the Main Library Atrium, 800 Vine St., downtown.
Reading Old German Script in Genealogical Documents with Kenny R. Burck of the Hamilton County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11, at the Pleasant Ridge Branch Library, 6233 Montgomery Road, (513) 369-4488.
Tracing Your German Genealogy with Kenny R. Burck, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12, North Central Branch Library, 11109 Hamilton Ave., (513) 369-6068.
Crews will be working on Fourth Street between Walnut Street and Central Avenue, on Main Street between Third and Fourth streets and on Seventh Street between Central Avenue and Interstate 75 from 6 to 11 p.m. on weekdays and 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekends
Crews will begin resurfacing Reading Road in Reading between Sunnybrook Drive and Cooper Road. One lane of traffic will be open in each direction until completion in November.
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