Butler County News

Get Healthy Hamiton! Local groups join together to focus on your physical and mental health. Free event on the first Saturday in June.

Staff Report Healthy Hamilton Day The first Saturday in June is a good day to focus on physical and mental health. Prevention Partners will present Healthy Hamilton Day on Saturday, June 1 at Marcum Park. The event will encourage participants to make healthy choices by engaging in a healthy lifestyle as they seek wholistic alternatives to pain medication. The free, public event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event’s highlights will include fitness activities such as a bike ride and a 5K. (The My First 5K starts at 10 a.m.) Other fitness offerings throughout the day ...
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Highland Park Celebrates 100 years 1919-2019 of Community

A Butler County Connect Exclusive: Highland Park celebrates 100 years. Video exclusive. In 1918 Hamilton Ohio was chosen as the site for a new plant for Henry Ford and Ford Motor Company. Henry Ford had business connections to Hamilton through the Hooven, Owens, and Rentschler & Co., this Hamilton company built massive gas steam engines that Henry Ford used to build Model T's. The new plant caused a demand for housing in Hamilton and in 1919 two neighborhoods were developed, Highland Park and Fordson Heights. On Saturday, May 4th, 2019 Highland Park neighbors and friends gathered to celebrate 100 years ...
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Kettering Physician Network Welcomes Dr. Nihar Patel to Oncology Team at Fort Hamilton Hospital

“My goal is to provide compassionate and excellent care to each and every patient,” said Nihar Patel, MD. Butler County Connect Staff Report Kettering Physician Network is pleased to welcome Nihar Patel, MD, Oncology, to its highly specialized team at Fort Hamilton Hospital. With a focus on hematology and oncology, Dr. Nihar has a passion for improving the quality of life of the patients he serves. “My goal is to provide compassionate and excellent care to each and every patient,” said Nihar Patel, MD. Dr. Nihar Patel, MD. Photo submitted Dr. Patel is board-certified in internal medicine. He graduated from ...
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Stay informed about events and news in Butler County. Preview the list of local groups that keep you informed.

Stay connected to events and breaking news in Butler County.  Would you like to be more informed about events, happenings and breaking news happening in your city, township, and county? There are several groups specifically designed for people who live, work and play in Butler County. Butler County Connect Facebook Groups. Join these groups. Facebook offers group members great ways to connect and share event information. Be sure to contribute your information and commentary to the groups you join.  Butler County Ohio always has events and breaking news. Be sure to be on the front line of breaking information and ...
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Edgewood City School District nears end of year, marks student accomplishments

Achievements Celebrated in Edgewood TRENTON, Ohio - As Edgewood City School District approaches the end of the 2018-2019 school year, students and staff are celebrating their achievements. Edgewood seniors will graduate on Saturday, May 25. As they approach the finish line, many of the graduating students are being recognized for their future plans. Eleven Edgewood Seniors take an oath to serve in the armed forces Eleven seniors at Edgewood have made the decision to serve their country in the U.S. armed forces. On April 29, they were honored at the annual Military Recognition Ceremony. The event was hosted by the ...
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The Fitton Center Partners with Liberty Township to enhance the Arts in Liberty Township

Butler County Connect E.Todd Fowler A partnership between Fitton Center and Liberty Township Ohio A Partnership is Announced The Fitton Center for Creative Arts, located downtown Hamilton Ohio, has announced a partnership with Liberty Township Ohio to bring the Fitton Center experience to the Liberty Twp. Community. The activities will include drop-in art classes at the parks and hands-on art engagement at several community events throughout the year. The classes will provide youth arts education opportunities for children and families to participate in a variety of activities, including polymer clay mosaics, tie-dye, and press-printing. “We’re excited to start this new ...
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Public invited to ‘Be Our Voice’ charity motorcycle ride, after party, or both.

Photo credit Parachute Facebook page Staff Report FAIRFIELD — Motorcyclists are invited to join a special ride to kick off June and support an area program that volunteers to help children who are considered neglected or abused. The Fire & Iron Motorcycle Club Station #133 will conduct the "Be Our Voice Charity Ride" at noon Saturday, June 1, 2019. The ride is a fundraiser with proceeds going to PARACHUTE Court Appointed Special Advocates. Photo credit Parachute Facebook page Registration begins at 10 a.m The ride takes off from Cycle Specialities, 7220 Dixie Highway, in Fairfield. Registration begins at 10 a.m ...
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Earth Day events in Butler County and beyond open to locals

Staff Report Monday, April 22 — Earth Day. Photo credit: E. Todd Fowler The City of Fairfield is inviting the public to be part of a ceremonial tree planting on Monday, April 22 — Earth Day. The event is to take place at 1 p.m. at Huffman Park, 2100 John Gray Road, in Fairfield. MetroParks will also honor the environment with Earthstock, an Earth Day festival with lectures, demonstrations, artwork, an art competition using recycled products, vendors, and more.Earthstock takes place at the Voice of America MetroPark (West Chester Twp.) lake and surrounding area from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 28. Locals ...
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Recognizing the people who serve as West Chester’s lifeline

West Chester is calling attention to its amazing staff of emergency dispatchers who answer the call day in and day out to keep all of us safe. National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW) is April 14-20, 2019. NPSTW is recognized nationwide every April to show appreciation for the women and men who are often truly the “first” in responding to distress calls for injuries, accidents, natural disasters and more. “I love coming into work every day, working with a great team, helping this great community, being the lifeline for our citizens, and also making sure that our police and fire ...
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Want to help name the new dog park? City of Fairfield is asking people to submit name.

Pets may play in the water at Fairfield's new dog park Butler County Staff Report New dog park opening soon in Fairfield Ohio. Photo credit: City of Fairfield New Dog Park A new park for Fairfield's furriest residents is opening soon and has places for pooches to play in the water, among other features. Dog Park in Fairfield The nearly $1.2 million project on 6.5 acres along River Road between Lake Circle Drive and Gray Road has been developed thanks to a Clean Ohio Grant and will open this season. Name the Dog Park With the opening approaching, the City ...
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