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Badin High School partners with Mercy Hospital to “Stop the Bleed”

Badin High School partners with Mercy Hospital and The City of Hamilton Fire Department to "Stop the Bleed." A partnership between Badin High School, The City of Hamilton Fire Department and Mercy Hospital – Fairfield Ohio is making Butler County’s only Catholic high school better prepared in case of an active shooter or other trauma. Recently, Badin High School contacted the City of Hamilton Fire Department with the aspirations of having a trauma supply kit in every classroom.  Mark Mignery, EMS Coordinator with the City of Hamilton Fire department,  contacted Mercy Hospital to explore the possibility of a grant to cover ...
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A fun, family-friendly event will be taking place this Sunday from 4 – 7 pm on the High/Main Street Bridge in Downtown Hamilton.

“Bridging Neighborhoods” Event Aims to Unify Hamilton Residents By: Jeff Gambrell HAMILTON - A fun, family-friendly event will be taking place this Sunday from 4 - 7 pm on the High/Main Street Bridge in Downtown Hamilton. “Bridging Neighborhoods”, an idea that has been in the works for the last few years, will finally find life thanks to 17Strong’s Joanne Wallisch. Residents from Hamilton’s 17 distinct neighborhoods are invited to take part in this event as 43 tables and 272 chairs will be lined along the bridge’s northern lanes of traffic to host a city-wide picnic. Bridging Neighborhoods was organized to ...
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Lakota Local Schools Lean On Connections For Positive Change

Lakota Local Schools Lean On Connections For Positive Change There’s a buzz around the Lakota Local School district. As the 2018-2019 school year kicked off in late August, teachers, parents, and students could clearly see that things around the 23 buildings that make up one of the largest districts in Ohio were going to be different. Instead of hitting the books right away, school administrators, teachers, and staff focused on creating a welcoming and energetic tone for the students. It’s what Superintendent Matt Miller likes calling “The Lakota Way.” “We felt it was important to build the foundation first,” Miller ...
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John’s Crazy Socks will be in Hamilton soon

John’s Crazy Socks will be in Hamilton soon Butler County Connect Staff Report Hamilton will soon have an extra means of keeping warm this winter: crazy socks. In September, John Lee Cronin will be in the area to speak about his venture. He is a man with Down syndrome who, with his father Mark, built a retail socks business that has a social mission to spread happiness. The night before Cronin speaks about John’s Crazy Socks at the District Advocacy Conference at Christ Church in Mason, he will be at the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours on Sept ...
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A Walk Across America

A Walk Across America  Michael Capozzoli, "Cappi" is walking 3000 miles from Dana Point, CA to Boston MA raising money and awareness to build a pet-friendly safe house for victims of domestic violence. His travels brought him through Butler County Ohio. Life on the road He has attended over 40 Rotary meetings in various Cities while on the mission. On Thursday, August 2nd, he visited the Rotary Club of Hamilton Ohio. He was provided the opportunity to address the Rotary Club of Hamilton Ohio. "Cappi" first started helping victims of domestic violence in 1979. He has been walking 20-30 miles ...
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New Doctor coming to Fort Hamilton Hospital

New Addition to Fort Hamilton Hospital Fort Hamilton Hospital is honored to announce the incoming of a new doctor. Fellowship trained and board certified, general surgeon Dr. Hilary Shapiro Wright. Who specializes in breast disease and breast cancer and has been a surgeon for over 14 years. Dr. Wright grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She completed her undergraduate education at Michigan State University and received her medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. After medical school, she completed her general surgery internship and residency at Botsford Hospital, Michigan State University. She then went on to specialize in Breast ...
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Hamilton Misses The Hickory Hut

The Hickory Hut was a home to many Hamilton natives. One of Hamilton’s most missed traditions is the family-owned restaurant, the Hickory Hut. Once located on 433 Millville Avenue, in Hamilton, Ohio. The Hickory hut was a place for Hamilton natives to come together as a family and enjoy homemade comfort food. Started by Wayne Morgan, his wife Lynn Morgan and their daughters A’nne, Marcy, and Lori. The Hickory Hut was family owned and operated from 1971-1988 when it was sold to Jerry Office, one of the founders of the restaurant and steakhouse chain Ponderosa. Before the Hickory Hut Before ...
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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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