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Protestors: Al Sharpton to be in Beavercreek area

UPDATE @ 2 p.m.: Just recently, protestors announced to the crowd that civil rights activist Al Sharpton will be in the Beavercreek area on Thursday, September 18. They didn’t offer specific information about what his visit would include but said more details would be released soon. FIRST TAKE:  Hundreds of people ...

Hamilton audit report spells good news for city finances

Hamilton’s 2013 finances ended on a high note with expenses lowering over the past five years, according to the annual audit report.Clark Schaeffer Hacker CPA Kerry Roe presented the annual report, saying that the trend from 2009 to 2013 was for city revenue to outpace expenses for both governmental, or ...

Showers expected with temps in the mid 80s today

Showers or thunderstorms are expected this afternoon as temperatures rise into the mid 80s, according to Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini. It'll be breezy at times as the clouds increase and thicken. Tonight showers and storms could be more numerous, with mild and muggy conditions with lows around 70. ...

Hamilton family escapes house fire

Fire forces a family to jump to safety in Hamilton.It happened at 76 Piccadilly Drive. Firefighters say the family woke up after they heard their cat "meowing loudly." According to a press release, "the father opened his bedroom door he encountered thick black smoke filling up their home."The father went ...

The Beach Waterpark will transform into Beach Mountain on Nov. 21, a winter wonderland featuring 10 tubing hills, a snow play area, chalet and activities for all ages.

The Beach embraces winter with new snow tubing park

The Beach Waterpark may be winding down from the summer season, but that doesn’t mean things will be quiet when the crews shut off the water slides.The park’s staff will quickly shift gears to prepare the area’s newest winter wonderland: Beach Mountain. The new winter park is scheduled to open ...

DeWine’s wife campaigns in Hamilton with cookbook in hand

While campaigning on behalf of her husband, Fran DeWine made a stop last week in Butler County — her 24th county stop on her way to travel to all 88 counties before the Nov. 4 general election.DeWine serves as the “eyes and ears” for her husband, Ohio Attorney General Mike ...

Coalition aims to improve end-of-life care

A nine-month effort in Greater Cincinnati is now underway to increase the quality of end-of-life care for elderly persons.The Greater Cincinnati Health Council, and its Accountable Care Transformation Leadership Team, held kick-off events this week for the Advance Care Planning Coalition comprised of seven hospitals and nine non-acute providers in ...

Fire union rejects city’s offer; layoffs set for Saturday

Saturday will be the last day for 11 Middletown firefighters.That’s because the fire department’s union voted the last three days to reject the city’s proposal that would have saved the positions and eventually four more positions.Greg Justice, president of International Association of Firefighters Local 336, said after counting the votes ...

Full strike statement by commissioners

The Butler County commissioners have responded to requests for comments on the current social worker strike. They sent the Journal News a joint statement that reads in its entirety:A lengthy meeting was held on Thursday in which details of the financial difficulties facing the Children Services tax levy fund were ...

Butler County commissioners break silence on strike

Butler County commissioners broke two weeks of silence about the ongoing social worker strike Friday by issuing a statement that called for the parties to get a deal done.The three commissioners, who are not allowed to discuss negotiations publicly or directly bargain with unions, released the joint statement because they ...

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