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Middletown school leader talks state report card with business leaders

Middletown school leader talks state report card with business leaders

While last week’s state report card on Middletown Schools left some in the district disappointed, the school system is making significant progress in some areas, Superintendent Marlon Styles Jr. told business and community leaders. The quarterly community outreach forum was the first for Styles and is part of his proactive campaign to engage the Butler County city’s various segments as...
Building that houses Middletown homeless shelter sold

Building that houses Middletown homeless shelter sold

A South Main Street building that has two tenants — Middletown’s homeless shelter and a barber shop — was sold today, said Realtor Rachel Lewitt, who represented the seller. She didn’t disclose the name of the buyer of the properties at 32 and 34 S. Main St. or the selling price. The building first housed The US Hotel. Hope House, a homeless shelter, became a tenant in 1989...
Police: Suspect in 2 Hamilton bank robberies said he had weapon

Police: Suspect in 2 Hamilton bank robberies said he had weapon

Police are continuing to look for the person suspected in two Hamilton bank robberies Thursday afternoon. Detectives said today the suspect indicated he had a weapon and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash from the Fifth Third Bank at 902 NW Washington Blvd. and the US Bank at 540 Main St. FIRST REPORT: 2 Hamilton banks robbed by the same suspect Police said they have received numerous tips...
Middletown Fire Department gets federal funds to replace oxygen masks

Middletown Fire Department gets federal funds to replace oxygen masks

Middletown will receive more than $370,000 in federal funds for fire department operations. The $337,690 grant is from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Assistance to Firefighters Grants program. MORE: Thousands of dollars in equipment donated to Hamilton firefighters Middletown Division of Fire Chief Paul Lolli said the money will be used to replace the department’s 75 self-contained...
Would you ride in a car with a brain?

Would you ride in a car with a brain?

What makes a smart car so smart? For starters, a computer “brain.” Artificial intelligence and machine learning allow smart cars to make decisions for drivers and are the key to development of the fully autonomous vehicles that experts say are the future of transportation. It will likely be a few decades before fully autonomous cars are common on American roadways. But smart car technology...