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Hamilton girl with leukemia among those to be adopted Saturday
 Heidi was suffering from untreated leukemia when the Matthews family took her in, and on Saturday the Hamilton couple will officially make her part of their family. Butler County Probate Judge Randy Rogers will finalize nine adoptions on Saturday as part of National Adoption Day. Renee and Jody Matthews said Heidi and the 15 other children...

Posted: 18 hours ago

Heidi was suffering from untreated leukemia when the Matthews family took her in, and on Saturday the Hamilton couple will officially make her part of their family. Butler County Probate Judge Randy Rogers will finalize nine adoptions on Saturday as part of National Adoption Day. Renee and Jody Matthews said Heidi and the 15 other children...
Future of Liberty Twp. suburbia: Pedestrian walkways
 Someday soon people may be able to walk from Lakota East High School and Cincinnati Children’s Liberty Campus to mega retail shopping center Liberty Center on a pedestrian bridge over Ohio 129. Liberty Twp. will commission a design and engineering study to get a better cost estimate on the first part of a broader plan to make the township...

Posted: 22 hours ago

Someday soon people may be able to walk from Lakota East High School and Cincinnati Children’s Liberty Campus to mega retail shopping center Liberty Center on a pedestrian bridge over Ohio 129. Liberty Twp. will commission a design and engineering study to get a better cost estimate on the first part of a broader plan to make the township...
Butler County veterans board raises salary ranges 6 percent
 The commissioners on the Butler County veterans board have agreed to raise salary ranges for their employees by six percent. Executive Director Caroline Bier told commissioners that while a consultant’s recent wage survey did not recommend a change, she favored a six percent increase to the minimum and maximum salaries in the ranges...

Posted: 2 days ago

The commissioners on the Butler County veterans board have agreed to raise salary ranges for their employees by six percent. Executive Director Caroline Bier told commissioners that while a consultant’s recent wage survey did not recommend a change, she favored a six percent increase to the minimum and maximum salaries in the ranges...
West Chester starts process to completely ban medical pot businesses
 West Chester Twp. trustees are beginning the process to completely ban medical marijuana businesses from operating within the township. The trustees have determined businesses that want to cultivate, process and dispense medical marijuana have no place within the township. Now they must create zoning text amendments to ensure none can operate...

Posted: 3 days ago

West Chester Twp. trustees are beginning the process to completely ban medical marijuana businesses from operating within the township. The trustees have determined businesses that want to cultivate, process and dispense medical marijuana have no place within the township. Now they must create zoning text amendments to ensure none can operate...
Butler County erases $725,000 nursing home debt
 The Butler County commissioners have waived the Care Facility’s $725,000 debt because it cannot be repaid and it will allow the nursing home to work toward financial stability. With Medicaid rates and regulations on a virtual roller coaster through the years it has been difficult for the home to stay afloat without help from the general...

Posted: 4 days ago

The Butler County commissioners have waived the Care Facility’s $725,000 debt because it cannot be repaid and it will allow the nursing home to work toward financial stability. With Medicaid rates and regulations on a virtual roller coaster through the years it has been difficult for the home to stay afloat without help from the general...
Butler County needs to cut $1.6 million for 2018
 To get to a structurally balanced budget for next year Butler County officials need to slash about $1.6 million from the $97 million general fund spending plan. Finance Director Tawana Keels said when the county departments, office holders and boards submitted their budgets the difference between expenses and revenues was just over $1 million...

Posted: 4 days ago

To get to a structurally balanced budget for next year Butler County officials need to slash about $1.6 million from the $97 million general fund spending plan. Finance Director Tawana Keels said when the county departments, office holders and boards submitted their budgets the difference between expenses and revenues was just over $1 million...
West Chester pizzeria’s all-you-can-eat buffet benefits Lakota band
 UNO Pizzeria and Grill in West Chester Twp. will once again host a “Dough Rai$er” for the Lakota West Marching Firebirds to help with the group’s costs for a performance at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom on New Year’s Eve. UNO co-owner Becky Wilber said this will be the fifth time the restaurant hasopened its doors...

Posted: 5 days ago

UNO Pizzeria and Grill in West Chester Twp. will once again host a “Dough Rai$er” for the Lakota West Marching Firebirds to help with the group’s costs for a performance at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom on New Year’s Eve. UNO co-owner Becky Wilber said this will be the fifth time the restaurant hasopened its doors...
Butler County Veteran of the Year honored
 Applause was the sound of the day at the Michael J. Colligan Lodge at Veterans Park in Hamilton on Friday. There, veterans and politicians observed Veterans Day, which is today, and honored Butler County’s Veteran of the Year. VETERANS DAY 2017: Restaurants offer deals on meals for veterans and active duty service members Ron Dzikowski...

Posted: 7 days ago

Applause was the sound of the day at the Michael J. Colligan Lodge at Veterans Park in Hamilton on Friday. There, veterans and politicians observed Veterans Day, which is today, and honored Butler County’s Veteran of the Year. VETERANS DAY 2017: Restaurants offer deals on meals for veterans and active duty service members Ron Dzikowski...
Will new West Chester trustees play well together?
 For several years, many votes on the West Chester Twp. trustee board have come down 2 to 1, with a new trustee in Ann Becker will that change? Maybe, maybe not. Trustee Lee Wong, the top vote-getter Tuesday night, has been the odd man out on any number of issues, including hot button topics like Right to Work and transforming the former West...

Posted: 9 days ago

For several years, many votes on the West Chester Twp. trustee board have come down 2 to 1, with a new trustee in Ann Becker will that change? Maybe, maybe not. Trustee Lee Wong, the top vote-getter Tuesday night, has been the odd man out on any number of issues, including hot button topics like Right to Work and transforming the former West...
West Chester residents want to intervene in Montessori lawsuit
 Two West Chester Twp. residents are trying to become parties to the lawsuit the owners of the Community Montessori School filed against the township because they want to protect their property rights. Dave Lindenschmidt, who was a candidate for township trustee, and his neighbor, Gary Bolte, have hired a lawyer and filed a motion to intervene...

Posted: 9 days ago

Two West Chester Twp. residents are trying to become parties to the lawsuit the owners of the Community Montessori School filed against the township because they want to protect their property rights. Dave Lindenschmidt, who was a candidate for township trustee, and his neighbor, Gary Bolte, have hired a lawyer and filed a motion to intervene...
2 incumbents re-elected in Liberty Twp.
 Incumbents Tom Farrell and Christine Matacic have been re-elected to Liberty Twp.’s board of trustees, according to unofficial results from the Butler County Board of Elections. Farrell received 31 percent of the vote, Matacic received 29 percent, according to the Board of Elections, and challengers Mike Dailey and Elizabeth Maurer...

Posted: 10 days ago

Incumbents Tom Farrell and Christine Matacic have been re-elected to Liberty Twp.’s board of trustees, according to unofficial results from the Butler County Board of Elections. Farrell received 31 percent of the vote, Matacic received 29 percent, according to the Board of Elections, and challengers Mike Dailey and Elizabeth Maurer...
Incumbents Welch, Wong win re-election as West Chester trustees
 Incumbents Mark Welch and Lee Wong have kept their seats on the West Chester Twp. board of trustees. Wong was the top vote-getter, receiving 32 percent of the vote, and Welch received 31 percent of the vote, according to unofficial from the Butler County Board of Elections. RELATED: Three questions with West Chester Twp. trustee candidates...

Posted: 10 days ago

Incumbents Mark Welch and Lee Wong have kept their seats on the West Chester Twp. board of trustees. Wong was the top vote-getter, receiving 32 percent of the vote, and Welch received 31 percent of the vote, according to unofficial from the Butler County Board of Elections. RELATED: Three questions with West Chester Twp. trustee candidates...
Liberty Twp. fire levy passes
 Voters in Liberty Twp. — one of the fastest growing places in the region — approved a new fire levy Tuesday.. The final unofficial results on the 3.5-mill additional levy were 57 percent for to 43 percent against, according to the Butler County Board of Elections. Both incumbent trustees who won re-election Tuesday — Tom...

Posted: 10 days ago

Voters in Liberty Twp. — one of the fastest growing places in the region — approved a new fire levy Tuesday.. The final unofficial results on the 3.5-mill additional levy were 57 percent for to 43 percent against, according to the Butler County Board of Elections. Both incumbent trustees who won re-election Tuesday — Tom...
Ann Becker wins race to replace ex-West Chester trustee George Lang
 Voters overwhelming supported Ann Becker as their new West Chester Twp. trustee. The field of eight candidates to replace now State Rep. George Lang was narrowed to one Tuesday as 33 percent gave Becker their backing. Becker said she is honored to represent her new constituents. “It was a hard race for the eight of us and a really short...

Posted: 10 days ago

Voters overwhelming supported Ann Becker as their new West Chester Twp. trustee. The field of eight candidates to replace now State Rep. George Lang was narrowed to one Tuesday as 33 percent gave Becker their backing. Becker said she is honored to represent her new constituents. “It was a hard race for the eight of us and a really short...
Butler County voters supporting Children Services levy renewal
 UPDATE @ 9:52 p.m.: The Butler County Children Services levy renewal is winning by a 71 percent to 29 percent margin with 86.5 percent of precincts reporting, according to the Butler County Board of Elections. “I am so pleased the voters of Butler County have chosen to renew their support for our families and children,” said Bill...

Posted: 10 days ago

UPDATE @ 9:52 p.m.: The Butler County Children Services levy renewal is winning by a 71 percent to 29 percent margin with 86.5 percent of precincts reporting, according to the Butler County Board of Elections. “I am so pleased the voters of Butler County have chosen to renew their support for our families and children,” said Bill...
Butler County sees $1 million health insurance hike
 Although Butler County employees’ health insurance claims are trending down compared to previous years, the county is still anticipating a $1 million hike for next year. The county commissioners decided to go to a self insurance model this year after several years of double-digit rate hikes. The projection for next year is $14 million...

Posted: 13 days ago

Although Butler County employees’ health insurance claims are trending down compared to previous years, the county is still anticipating a $1 million hike for next year. The county commissioners decided to go to a self insurance model this year after several years of double-digit rate hikes. The projection for next year is $14 million...
Negotiations for adoption aid frustrate Butler County officials
 Butler County will spend about $753,000 this year on subsidies for adoptive parents, and officials here say negotiating those contracts is one of the most frustrating things they do. The topic came up during the Children Services’ budget hearing and Commissioner Cindy Carpenter said she does not like the fact there are no set guidelines...

Posted: 15 days ago

Butler County will spend about $753,000 this year on subsidies for adoptive parents, and officials here say negotiating those contracts is one of the most frustrating things they do. The topic came up during the Children Services’ budget hearing and Commissioner Cindy Carpenter said she does not like the fact there are no set guidelines...
3 things to know about Butler County Children Services levy renewal
 Butler County Children Services won’t ask taxpayers for more money due to the opioid epidemic, but they are seeking a 2-mill levy renewal request on the Nov. 7 ballot. MORE: Opioid crisis strains Children Services in Butler County A renewal of the current levy that brings in about $13 million won’t raise taxes, Butler County Children...

Posted: 16 days ago

Butler County Children Services won’t ask taxpayers for more money due to the opioid epidemic, but they are seeking a 2-mill levy renewal request on the Nov. 7 ballot. MORE: Opioid crisis strains Children Services in Butler County A renewal of the current levy that brings in about $13 million won’t raise taxes, Butler County Children...
Butler County taxpayers’ $275K loan to nursing home may be the last
 Butler County taxpayers have been bailing out the county-run nursing home for several years, but officials said after approving a $275,000 payment, an end is in sight. Butler County commissioners approved the general fund transfer to the nursing home Monday, but County Administrator Charlie Young told the Journal-News a years-old Medicaid...

Posted: 17 days ago

Butler County taxpayers have been bailing out the county-run nursing home for several years, but officials said after approving a $275,000 payment, an end is in sight. Butler County commissioners approved the general fund transfer to the nursing home Monday, but County Administrator Charlie Young told the Journal-News a years-old Medicaid...
West Chester opening books: Finances now online; crime stats to come

Posted: 18 days ago

West Chester Twp. residents now have a window into the township’s finances after the online data source OpenGov went live last week. The township began discussing the transparency tool a year ago, and last September the trustees eschewed joining Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel’s free online checkbook — wanting instead to have...
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