Friday, October 22, 2004

N. Ky. news briefs

Cleanup day needs some helpers

DAYTON - Volunteer to walk the streets with city leaders and business owners from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday to pick up trash and clean alleyways.

The day will start and end at Gil Lyn Park, 300 Green Devil Lane.

Volunteers will receive a free T-shirt and refreshments donated by local businesses. Progress reports will be shared at the park at noon, and there will be opportunities to win door prizes.

Sign up to volunteer by calling Marvin Knobloch at (859) 491-1600 ext. 229.

Adopted Army unit leaving soon

FORT MITCHELL - Lt. William Brown, a representative from the U.S. Army unit adopted by council at Monday's meeting, will be at the city building at 2 p.m. today to accept the city's resolution.

The city will get help from local schools and community members to offer support to Bravo Company from the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division's 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment.

Stationed in Fort Bragg, N.C., the unit is preparing to leave for Afghanistan soon.

Ritte's Corner is cleanup site

LATONIA - Help clean up the Ritte's Corner business district from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Catholic Social Services, 3629 Church St.

Wear comfortable clothing and show up ready to help clean the area between 36th and 38th streets.

Bring gardening gloves, but garbage bags will be provided. The day begins with pastries, juice and coffee.

Members of the Latonia Community Partners and Ritte's East Neighborhood Association groups are sponsoring the clean sweep.

CORRECTION: Sponsor was Mental Health

The Mental Health Association of Northern Kentucky sponsored a discussion on road rage Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center's Behavioral Health Center. A Local News story incorrectly stated the sponsor in a story Thursday.

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