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Understanding Snow Emergency Classifications

The Winter season is now upon us. Snow, ice, or a wintery mix can cause treacherous conditions on our roadways. The following is from the Butler County Ohio Sheriff's website. The emergency classifications are designed to give the residences an idea of road conditions. Understand snow emergency classifications. Photo credit E. Todd Fowler Snow Emergency Classifications LEVEL 1: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously. LEVEL 2: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be very icy. Only those who feel it is ...
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Weather Statement Issued by the National Weather Service

BE ADVISED. A special weather statement has been issued by the National Weather Service on December 27th, 2018 The statement reads as follows: Strong winds associated with vigorous low pressure are expected this evening. Sustained winds of 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph may knock down branches and disturb Christmas decorations. The strong winds are forecast to subside after midnight as the system moves east ...
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7 Top Stories on Butler County Connect in 2018

2018 was quite the year! Here are the top seven stories of 2018 based on our readers' engagement and views on Butler County Connect. 7. Butler County prohibition history. Videos about local history. https://butlercountyoh.us/2018/03/stockton-club-located-near-mack-road-seward-road-learn-piece-butler-county-history/ 6. Did you know there is a Butler County resident that played on the 1963 championship team 55 years ago? Here is his Loyola-Chicago story. https://butlercountyoh.us/2018/03/ncaa-champion-loyola/ 5. Local internet impresario Danny Ivers caused an uproar this afternoon with his photoshopped version of Time Magazine's Person of the year featuring Sherriff Richard K. Jones. https://butlercountyoh.us/2018/12/did-this-photo-cause-an-uproar-yes-yes-it-did/ 4. Butler County - Like any other place in the world has ...
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Is Wrestling right for Hamilton? Is Hamilton right for wrestling? Read more.

Brian Levick, owner of Future Great Comics and Future Great Wrestling plans to resubmit plans to the Hamilton Planning Commission January 16th to open Future Great Wrestling at 190 N. Brookwood. Photo credit E.Todd Fowlee Brian Levick is a local businessman with a dream. He and his team members dream of bringing family-friendly wrestling events to 190 N Brookwood Hamilton Ohio. Over the years this location has been many different ventures including a Butler County family service center, an arcade, a Krogers grocery store, and a personal training gym. Brian’s plans were derailed at the Hamilton Planning commission. The vote ...
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Enjoy A Hot Meal This Winter Break in Hamilton!

Free for any child up to age 18 Courtesy of The Hamilton City School District Dining Services and Chartwells. Come and enjoy a hot meal during the Winter Break! At Crawford Woods Elementary located on 2200 Hensley AvenueHamilton, Ohio, 45011. Thursday and Friday December 27-28, 2018 11:00am – 12:30pm Wednesday, Thursday and Friday January 2-4, 2019 11:00am – 12:30pm Free for any child up to age 18 – Adult meals $3.00 Busing will be available for transportation to school and a return trip back at the following times and locations: 10:40 am – Front & Pershing 10:45 am – Second ...
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Fort Hamilton Hospital collaborates with Highland Park Neighborhood for Cereal Drive

Fort Hamilton Hospital collaborates with Highland Park Neighborhood for Cereal Drive Fort Hamilton Hospital collaborates with Highland Park neighbors to collect cereal for students. Photo submitted. Fort Hamilton hospital employees are partnering with the Highland Park Neighborhood to get donations of boxes of cereal for area elementary students whom are at a high poverty level. So far, Fort Hamilton has been able to contribute more than 2,100 boxes of cereal to the Highland Park Cereal Drive, and the collecting continues until December 17th. Fort Hamilton Hospital is so excited to not only help a great cause but to also feed ...
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Butler County Local Weather Forecast December 3rd-10th

Stay current with local weather. Check out the 7-day forecast ...
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The HEART of the Holidays: Join all of us downtown Middletown this year!

The HEART of the Holidays: Join all of us downtown Middletown this year! By: Jeri Lewis In as far back as one can remember, Middletown has traditions new and old. Many still talk about filling up on Thanksgiving food during the day and then driving around town looking at lights. One memory is of the Santa and Reindeer on the roof of the old Central Store and lining of trees on buildings around downtown. This year’s no different as there are things to do throughout the week and every weekend starting this Saturday, November 24, 2018, with the Santa Parade ...
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2018 HPD Citizens Police Academy Graduates Gain Insight Into Police Training and Tactics

2018 HPD Citizens Police Academy Graduates Gain Insight Into Police Training and Tactics By: Jeff Gambrell HAMILTON - Several residents representing their respective Hamilton neighborhoods recently completed the 2018 Citizens Police Academy hosted by the Hamilton Police Department (HPD). Over twenty-five, graduates were recognized Tuesday evening at Colligan Lodge for completing a six week, in-depth dive into the day-to-day operations of the HPD. Vice Mayor Michael Ryan was in attendance at Tuesday evening’s graduation to address the recent graduates. He commended those who took part in the classes while affirming the commitment of the police department to the community. “During ...
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“U Can Speak for Me”- Unsolved Homicides in Butler County

Butler County Unsolved Cases  Butler County - Like any other place in the world has had its fair share of unsolved homicide cases. Some cases are a few months old, while others have been open for decades. For each unsolved homicide case, there is a grieving family left behind searching for answers.  “U Can Speak for Me” Can you Help Find who KILLED me?  Nearly 11 years ago, on September 25th, 2007 Hope Dudley’s son – Daniel “Chaz” Dudley was murdered in a drive-by shooting. Since that day, Hope Dudley has been working extremely hard with local law enforcement to ...
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