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Free presentation on ‘Bullying in Youth’

Free presentation on 'Bullying in Youth'

MASON, OH (FOX19) – “Bullying in Youth” will be presented in a free program by Tracy Suzanne Cummings, MD and Lindner Center of HOPE Staff Psychologist, in partnership with the City of Mason.The presentation will be from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9, at Mason Community Center’s Senior Center. Dr. Cummings will provide an overview of the various current forms of bullying. Risk…

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Warren Co. man sentenced in child rape case

Warren Co. man sentenced in child rape case

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) –  A Warren County man was sentenced Wednesday for the rape of a child.James Redman, 57, of Franklin Township, was arrested on July 24.Police say the child, who is under the age of 13, was staying with Redman when the offense occurred. Detectives were notified by a family member of the child.After an investigation, Redman was arrested and charged with rape,…

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Morrow Parks & Rec Board hosting Catfish Tournament

Morrow Parks & Rec Board hosting Catfish Tournament

MORROW, OH (FOX19) – The Village of Morrow Parks & Recreation Board is sponsoring a Catfish Tournament at The Point, where Todd’s Fork meets the Little Miami River, on Saturday, September 28.This fishing tournament will be fun for the entire family and lasts from 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.There will be a “Split the Pot” competition for the largest catfish caught during this tournament. Registration is $…

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St. Margaret of York School given National Blue Ribbon winner of excellence

St. Margaret of York School given National Blue Ribbon winner of excellence

LOVELAND, OH (FOX19) – Three Tri State schools have been designated 2013 National Blue Ribbon winners.St. Margaret of York School in Loveland, Beechwood High School in Fort Mitchell and Mann Elementary School in Union have been given this honor.The National Blue Ribbon Schools program awars public and private elementary, middle and high schools where students perform at very high levels or where…

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Scheduled road closures for Kings High School Homecoming parade

Scheduled road closures for Kings High School Homecoming parade

DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19)  – The Kings High School Homecoming Parade will cause some raod closures on Friday, October 4.King Avenue and Columbia Road will be closed to traffic until 6:45 p.m. due to the Kings High School Homecoming Parade.King Avenue will be closed between the Kings Mill Elementary School and the Columbia Road intersection. Columbia Road will be closed between the King…

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Group Exercise Certification Programs coming to Mason Community Center

Group Exercise Certification Programs coming to Mason Community Center

MASON, OH (FOX19) – National organizations American Fitness and Aerobics Association and SilverSneakers are partnering with the Mason Community Center to bring group excerise certifications to Warren County.A BOSU® complete specialty certification course will be held on Sunday, October 6. The BOSU® fitness training device is an inflated rubber hemisphere attached to a rigid platform. It is also…

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Fun before the game at Tailgate ’13 at Atrium Stadium

Fun before the game at Tailgate '13 at Atrium Stadium

MASON, OH (FOX19) – A Friday night packed with fun is planned for Mason City Schools Tailgate 2013.Booster organizations, student groups, and PTO’s are sponsoring a variety of food booths and activities before the Comet football game on September 20.Activities include hair painting, the latest Comet sportswear, music and more from 5pm – 7pm.The tailgate is happening in the adjacent parking lot…

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Board votes for official name change for Columbia Elementary School

Board votes for official name change for Columbia Elementary School

KINGS MILLS, OH (FOX19) – The Kings Board of Education voted unanimously to change the name of Columbia Elementary School to Columbia Intermediate School.Columbia serves all Kings 5th and 6th graders and prepares students in their transition to unior high school.“Intermediate” best represents the hard work and rigorous efforts that take place at Columbia to get students ready for the secondary…

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Families offered free day at the Spring Valley Range

Families offered free day at the Spring Valley Range

WAYNESVILLE, OH (FOX19) – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife is sponsoring a Family Outdoor Skills Day on Saturday, September 21st.The event will feature shotgun, rifle, pellet gun, and archery shooting activities and instruction. This family-friendly day will be held at Spring Valley Shooting Range in Greene County from noon to 5:00pm. All range fees are waived…

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Students’ sculptures stand for Mason High School possibilities

Students’ sculptures stand for Mason High School possibilities

MASON, OH (FOX19) – New student-created sculptures are being showcased throughout the school and featured prominently in the school’s main entrance.Mason High School art teacher Lisa Eichner teaches sculpting. And, while students also get their hands dirty with clay in her class, Eichner wanted students to begin the year by experimenting with creating life size sculptures using packing tape and…

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Dinosaurs dress up for Trick-or-Treat

Dinosaurs dress up for Trick-or-Treat

MASON, OH (FOX19) – Even the dinosaurs are getting dressed up for King’s Island’s Halloween Haunt.Volunteers from LexisNexis spent Wednesday decorating dinosaurs in Dinosaurs Alive! at Kings Island in preparation of the third annual Trick-or-Treat with the Dinosaurs. The event begins September 22 and runs Saturdays and Sundays through October 27.All proceeds from the Trick-or-Treat with the…

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Body found near Caesar Creek Park

Body found near Caesar Creek Park

WAYNESVILLE, OH (FOX19) – Authorities say a body was found Wednesday afternoon at Caesar Creek State Park in Warren County.Police say it was found near the spillway. The Warren County coroner has been called to investigate. Further information was not immediately available.We’ll continue to update this story as more details are released.

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Kings High School presenting ‘Friday Night Pinks’ football game

Kings High School presenting 'Friday Night Pinks' football game

KINGS MILLS, OH (FOX19) – The Kings Athletic Department and Kings Football are once again teaming up with the Pink Ribbon Girls Foundation for a Friday night football game.The third annual ‘Friday Night Pinks’ will put Kings up against Turpin High School on Friday, September 20.The Friday Night PInks game will also commemorate the 12th year anniversary of the launch of the Pink Ribbon Girls…

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On this day in KI history: Construction of Racer roller coaster begins

On this day in KI history: Construction of Racer roller coaster begins

MASON, OH (FOX19) – On this date in 1970, construction began on the Racer roller coaster at Kings Island.Park officials coaxed John Allen of the Philadelphia Toboggan Company out of retirement for the task of designing and building the ride.It took 113 miles of lumber, 6,000 gallons of paint and nails by the ton to get the job done. The Racer has given more than 98 million rides since its debut…

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Police: Man uses bobcat after breaking into home

Police: Man uses bobcat after breaking into home

WARREN COUNTY, OH (FOX19) – A man was indicted on multiple charges after he allegedly crashed a vehicle into a ditch that wasn’t his, and then broke into a home and used a bobcat that also wasn’t his.Carl L. Justice, 43, of South Lebanon was arrested back in August after prosecutors say he was driving a vehicle without the owner’s permission and crashed it into a ditch on Oregonia Road in Warren…

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Kings Island family Halloween event begins in one week

Kings Island family Halloween event begins in one week

MASON, OH (FOX19) – A Tri State Halloween event will kick off on Sunday, September 22 at Kings Island.The not-so-scary Howl-O-Palooza at Soak City Waterpark will feature a petting zoo, hay bale maze, foam pit, pony rides, miniature tractor rides, and a costume contest.The petting zoo is one of the largest in the region with 70 animals for kids to enjoy. Soak City’s Howl-O-Palooza is included with…

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Kings High School announces National Merit Semifinalists

Kings High School announces National Merit Semifinalists

KINGS MILLS, OH (FOX19) – Three students from Kings High School have been selected as national Merit Semifinalists for 2014.Wesley Ball, Calvin Dailey, and Casey Ryan will now have the opportunity to continue in the competition for some 8,000 National Merit Scholarships worth about $35 million dollars.From the approximately 16,000 Semifinalists, about 15,000 are expected to advance to the…

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Little Miami High School hosting Band Festival

Little Miami High School hosting Band Festival

MORROW, OH (FOX19) – The color and pageantry of high school marching bands will be on dispaly as Little Miami High School hosts its first marching band festival on Saturday, September 28.The Little Miami Band Boosters will host the evening of music and fun beginning at 6:30 p.m. with a parade of bands into Hi-Five Stadium. The festival begins at 7 p.m.Along with the Little Miami Marching Panther…

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Residents express concern over mysterious van in Blanchester

Residents express concern over mysterious van in Blanchester

BLANCHESTER, OH (FOX19) – Blanchester Police are responding to concerned citizens who reported a mysterious van in the neighborhood.Several calls have come in about a white van bearing Alaska plates. These calls are from residents who are under the impression that this van is wanted in connection with a criminal investigation.The Blanchester Police Department says there is no cause for concern….

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Donate your old eyeglasses to the Mason Community Center

Donate your old eyeglasses to the Mason Community Center

MASON, OH (FOX19) – During the month of September and in honor of September as National Eyeglasses Donation Month, Live Well in Mason and Wing Eyecare have partnered to help make vision a possibility for everyone.Bring your old, gently used glasses and eyeglass cases to Mason Community Center’s drop box in September. For each pair donated, you may enter a drawing to win a free item courtesy of…

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Two Mars Hill Academy seniors recognized by National Merit Scholarship Program

Two Mars Hill Academy seniors recognized by National Merit Scholarship Program

MASON, OH (FOX19) – Two students from Mars Hill Academy in Mason are being recognized for their achievement in the National Merit Scholarship Program.Seniors Jenna Jacques of West Chester earned Semi-finalist status, and Kyle Oedy of Lebanon has earned Commended Student status.“This is confirmation of the effectiveness of a classical Christian education,” shares Mars Hill’s Rhetoric School…

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Renovation project continues at Salem Township Elementary

Renovation project continues at Salem Township Elementary

SALEM TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) – Students and staff are beginning to reap the benefits of a massive summer renovation project at Salem Elementary.The Little Miami Board approved the work in June of this year to improve and update the heating and cooling systems at the building and move water lines above ground.With the board’s approval of the $975,000 contract with TP Mechanical, the existing steam…

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Registration open for 5K run/walk benefiting education efforts locally and abroad

Registration open for 5K run/walk benefiting education efforts locally and abroad

MASON, OH (FOX19) – Proceeds from an upcoming 5K run/walk being held in Mason will help support education both locally and abroad.The event is being held on Sunday, September 29 from 9am – 12pm.While primary education is free in Kenya, secondary education can average up to $1,375 per year. With the average annual household income in Kenya estimated to be near $730, many children do not have the…

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Kings Island honored for having “Best Kids’ Area in the World”

Kings Island honored for having

MASON, OH (FOX19)  – Kings Island is once again being recognized for having the “Best Kids’ Area in the World” at Amusement Today’s annual Golden Ticket Awards.This is the 13th year in a row that Planet Snoopy at Kings Island has won this award.The Planet Snoopy kids’ area at Kings Island features an elaborate collection of PEANUTS-themed rides and attractions for every age including four…

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Lebanon racino hiring 300 at job fair

Lebanon racino hiring 300 at job fair

WARREN COUNTY, OH (FOX19) – A new racino under construction in Lebanon looking to hire employees so they are holding a series of job fairs this month.The Miami Valley Gaming & Racing racino says it has hired nearly 300 people but wants to hire nearly 300 more.The company says the jobs at the Warren County track range from food and beverage service to finance, human resources and marketing.The…

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