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  1. POETRY CONTESTThu, 19 Feb 2015 11:29:12 EST
    The Cincinnati Public Library would like to remind all you poets out there that they are still accepting entries for our the Poetry in the Garden Contest through February 28. Adults, ages 18 and up, are invited to enter. The Poetry Contest is co-sponsored by the Greater Cincinnati Writers League. Entries will be judged in March by a committee comprised of local literary professionals. Judging will be anonymous and decisions are final. Up to four winners will have their poem published on our website and will be given the opportunity to read their poem at the Main Librarys Poetry in the Garden Series, which will be held Tuesday evenings in April. More...
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  2. STOLEN CREDIT CARDThu, 19 Feb 2015 11:25:26 EST
    On January 19th and 20th, 2015 an unidentified male black used a cloned/stolen credit card at Speedway Gas Stations located at 7300 Hamilton Ave, 11620 Hamilton Ave. and 10760 Reading Rd.The suspect was described as being: More...
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  3. BASEBALL GIRL'S NIGHT OUTThu, 12 Feb 2015 14:18:25 EST
    Ladies, Do you wish you knew more about the game of baseball or are you looking for a fun night out with the girls?The second annual St. Elizabeth Healthcare A Night of Their Own Baseball 101 will be held Thursday, May 28 at Great American Ball Park from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m.This exclusive event gives women of all ages the opportunity to EAT, PLAY and LEARN with Reds coaches, broadcasters, staff and special guests to get an inside look at the game of baseball. More...
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  4. Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center Receives $50,000 Grant from CVS Health to Expand Smoking Cessation ClinicThu, 12 Feb 2015 12:25:35 EST
    As part of their commitment to helping people lead tobacco-free lives, CVS Health presented a $50,000 donation to the Smoking Cessation Clinic at Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center on Wednesday. During the event, Kevin Hourican, Senior Vice President of Operations at CVS/pharmacy highlighted the importance of community-based smoking cessation programs that help people lead tobacco-free lives. Clinicians and staff from Cincinnati Childrens Hospital also discussed the benefits of the clinics innovative services, which not only help adults and children quit tobacco, but also help families identify ways to eliminate harmful smoke exposure and improve their health, well-being and quality of life. More...
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Round The Square
  1. SALSA ON THE SQUARETue, 26 Aug 2014 11:52:59 EST
    If you haven't been to Salsa on the Square yet this year, why not come downtown this Thursday, August 28. From 7-10, Kandela, Cincinnati's only all-female salsa band will be providing the music. It's all free. Bring your own refreshments or buy them when you get there.Have fun! More...
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  2. TRIVIA NIGHT ON THE SQUARE 8-11Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:45:44 EST
    Get ready for an evening of fast-paced trivia with Last Call Productions, drink specials and food from Urban Grill Food Truck. Teams welcome! Special thanks to our sponsor, Last Call Productions. More...
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  3. ICE CREAM EATING CONTEST AUGUST 8Tue, 05 Aug 2014 10:21:48 EST
    Fountain Squares Freaky Friday Series returns for one last wacky event! Join us this Friday, August 8, at noon as thirty contestants race to see who can finish a pint of Graeter's Ice Cream in the fastest time. The winner takes home an ice cream scoop trophy, a year of free Graeters Ice Cream, and four club-level tickets to the upcoming Reds vs Braves game on Thursday, August 21. More...
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  1. So We Read On: How the Great Gatsby Came To Be and Why It Endures by Maureen CorriganWed, 25 Feb 2015 12:32:45 EST
    Fans have a chance to meet author Maureen Corrigan on Saturday, March 7, 2 p.m., in the Main Library's Reading Garden Lounge. Corrigan will talk about the book and sign copies. Books will be available for purchase courtesy of Joseph-Beth Booksellers. Fans can also purchase Gatsby-related merchandise from the Friends Shop, located just steps from where the event will be held. More...
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  2. LIBRARY SERVES UP FINANCIAL FUN FOR TEENS MOVES TO 2/23Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:38:46 EST
    Teens are invited to test their financial acumen by playing a simulation game. Participants will be assigned an adult identify with a career, income, student loan debt, and a family. They will have to go to 15 different stations representing things like housing, transportation, food, medical, entertainment, and clothes.The object is to go to each station, determine which level of product offered at each station works with their budget, and get through every station with money left at the end to put in savings. Pizza will be provided, and two lucky teens will win a game pack that includes an iPod.For more information, call 513-369-6960. Visit teenspace.cincinnatilibrary.org/money. More...
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  3. EAGLE SCOUT COURT OF HONORMon, 09 Feb 2015 11:38:07 EST
    U.S. Senator, Rob Portman, presented the Honoree award during the Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony on Saturday, February 7 at The Cincinnati Masonic Center. To celebrate his commitment to Scouting, John Steele Sr. --Vice Chairman of Hilltop Basic Resources, Inc. and Life Scout -- was recognized as the Honoree. More...
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  4. CCM DEPT. OF CHORAL STUDIES CONCERT SERIESThu, 05 Feb 2015 12:29:58 EST
    The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Musics (CCM) Department of Choral Studies presents a strikingly diverse and unique series of concerts this spring.Under the direction of Professor of Music and Director of Choral Studies Earl Rivers and Associate Professor of Ensembles and Conducting Brett Scott, CCMs and UC's choral ensembles will present four major concerts from Feb. 8 through April 19. Tickets are on sale now for all performances.From concert programs celebrating the lyricism of William Shakespeare and Walt Whitman to performances of the monumental works of French, Russian and American composers, CCMs Spring Choral Series spotlights a wide range of masterpieces spanning several centuries. More...
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Local News
  1. Air Canada plane goes off runway while landingSun, 29 Mar 2015 09:06:54 GMT
    An Air Canada jet came off the runway during its landing early Sunday at an airport in the eastern city of Halifax, officials said. "It was a hard landing, and the aircraft left the runway," said Peter Spurway, a spokesman for Halifax Stanfield Intern... More...
  2. Retired Forest Park lieutenant involved in funeral procession crash identifiedSun, 29 Mar 2015 03:33:29 GMT
    Police say a retired police lieutenant from the Forest Park Police Department on a motorcycle was struck while leading a funeral procession in the West End. More...
  3. 2-year-old boy hit by pickup truck in 8900 block of Daly RoadSun, 29 Mar 2015 03:33:06 GMT
    Paramedics are responding for a child who was hit by a car on Daly Road. More...
  4. Charity football game raises money for FAO Daryl Gordon's memorial fundSun, 29 Mar 2015 03:32:41 GMT
    People were encouraged to Fill the Boot for fallen firefighter FAO Daryl Gordon during a special football game at Sycamore High School Saturday. More...