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Butler County Fair kicks off 168th year with old traditions, added vendors

Butler County Fair kicks off 168th year with old traditions, added vendors Butler County Connect staff report HAMILTON, Ohio — The Butler County Fair is calling all swashbucklers. The Cincinnati Circus is back for a second time at the fair, and this time it’s pirate-themed. It’s a free event for all on Saturday evening, July 28. Families especially are encouraged to attend the show that will feature acrobatics, jugglers, magic and more. Doug Turner, president of the Butler County Agricultural Society Board of Directors, says in addition to the big circus, there is plenty of action suited to all people at ...
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Hamilton City Council Unanimously Says “Yes” to Bees

Hamilton City Council Unanimously Says “Yes” to Bees By: Jeff Gambrell HAMILTON - The July 9th session of Hamilton City Council marked the end of a nearly nine-month journey for community leaders who last year proposed an ordinance to legalize beekeeping. With a City Council vote of 7-0 in favor of the ordinance, residents can expect to hear soon from the city about opportunities to maintain their own hive colonies on privately-owned lots. Residents in favor of the legislation were in attendance Monday evening in Council Chambers wearing yellow to show support for beneficial pollinators, specifically honey bees. Colony Collapse ...
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Fort Hamilton hospital physicians included in “Top Doctors of 2018”

Fort Hamilton hospital has had the absolute honor to feature 15 highly skilled physicians on Cincinnati Magazines “Top Doctors of 2018” Included in this honor are the physicians pictured below. Gastroenterologist, Dr. Dilip Bearelly, internal medicine provider, Dr. Manish Sachdeva, urologist Dr. Daniel Robertshaw, hospitalist Dr. Lotti Mamlouk and Radiologists Dr. Long, Dr. Paik and Dr. Traiforos. Learn more about Fort Hamilton Hospital by visiting the link below. http://ketteringhealth.org/forthamilton/ ...
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Don’t worry, bees happy at Keehner Park

Don't worry, bees happy at Keehner Park By: Drew Reeder Coneflower, milkweed, Queen-of-the-prairie, partridge pea and another two dozen or so flowering plants are attracting pollinators at Keehner Park thanks to the work of local volunteer horticulturists. An existing garden on the west side of the park started coming back to life in July 2017 after the Township entered into an agreement with the Ohio State University Extension, Butler County, and its Master Gardener Volunteer Program to rehab the overgrown green space near the Cabin in the Clearing. “We have about 130 Master Gardener volunteers. They are trained through an ...
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New business opening in Downtown Hamilton Ohio.

Butler County Connect staff The ongoing revitalization of downtown Hamilton continues with new small businesses choosing to call this area home. Hamilton’s tight-knit community and “shop local” attitude, has made the city a top pick for new businesses. Gina Stitzel, the owner of Revive Hair Salon, had been wanting to open a salon in the area for years before The Marcum Apartments came along. As soon as she heard about the project, which contains 102 apartments and over 10,000 sqft of retail space, she knew this would be the perfect location. Revive Hair Salon plans to bring a new salon ...
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Butler County students will ‘Bring It On’ the musical stage this month

Butler County students will 'Bring It On' the musical stage this month For Butler County Connect Encore Youth Theatre's performers are Butler County junior high and high schoolers, and they have one message this summer: "Bring It On." That's the title of the musical the youth, who are in grades 7-12 and recent graduates, will perform on stage at Miami University Hamilton July 19-21. "Bring It On" is directed by Ben Schneider, a music specialist for an area school district who was once a student performing in Encore's shows. Vocal direction is by Betsy Horton, an experienced musician who is often volunteering ...
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Hamilton man takes a picture of himself every day for the past ten years

Hamilton man takes a picture of himself every day for the past ten years. Zach Pike, a Hamilton resident, began a project ten years ago. He decided to take a picture of himself every day for ten years. It took one camera and 8 I phones and lots of determination and commitment to capture the 3650 images. He wanted to be able to see just how much he physically changed over ten years. When asked, what the biggest challenge to the project was, Pike replied, " Staying consistent. There would be days I'd come on late or tired and want to skip ...
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Award-Winning Wound Care Available at Fort Hamilton Hospital

Fort Hamilton Wound Center Located on 1010 Cereal Avenue, in the heart of Hamilton Ohio. The Fort Hamilton Wound Center is an outpatient care center attached to The Fort Hamilton Hospital. The Fort Hamilton Wound Center specializes in hard to heal wounds and wounds that do not heal- such as Chronic non-healing wounds, abrasions, diabetic wounds, and pressure sores. Award-Winning The Fort Hamilton Wound Center received The Robert A. Warriner III Center of Excellence 2017 award presented by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The qualifications for this award include 12 consecutive months with a patient ...
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“The Donut Boy” delivers Donuts to Butler County Law Enforcement

After completing the Butler County Donut Trail, Tyler Carach, “The Donut Boy” collected donuts from each stop on the trail to personally deliver to the Sheriff’s department in Hamilton, Ohio. “I donut need a reason to thank a Cop” started in August 2016, when Tyler Carach used his allowance money to purchase donuts for a few officers at a local grocery store to thank them for their service. Since then, “The Donut Boy” has traveled to 28 states delivering over 60,000 donuts and coffee to hundreds of law enforcement. On National donut day, June 1st, 2018. Starting at 5 am, ...
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North End’s Art in the Park Series Returns With New Activities

By: Jeff Gambrell HAMILTON - Parents looking for free summer activities to get their children outside are in luck. RENEW (Renewing the North End From Within) is once again hosting their annual Art in the Park series located at Moser Park in Hamilton’s North End neighborhood. Each event provides an opportunity for children to take part in making art crafts. Art in the Park makes its return this Saturday, June 2nd with a wave of new additions. Now, children can expect to see face painting, receive guitar lessons, and be able to check-out books on the Lane Library’s bookmobile. Members ...
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