Township rezonings under consideration
The Warren County Regional Planning Commission Executive Committee is scheduled to consider two rezonings during a meeting on Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Commissioner’s Meeting Room of the county administration building, 406 Justice Drive in Lebanon.
The rezonings involve property owned by Six Eagles Enterprises in Clearcreek Twp. and Elijah Rapp in Union Twp.
The Six Eagles property is 0.4 acres at 3400 Ohio 741 to be rezoned from rural residential to office for reuse of an unoccupied single-family dwelling for relocation of a private law office.
The Rapp property is on the agenda due to additional standards drafted by Highland Developer Partners in collaboration with RPC staff on 127 acres off Columbia and U.S. 42 to be rezoned from light industrial to residential for the development of 61 homes in a planned unit development. The city of Lebanon has opposed this development, due to concerns about implications for the adjoining industrial park and plans to develop a rail spur for commercial use. The revised proposal calls for no connection to Grant Drive, but improves the Columbia Road intersection by increasing sight distance, allowing traffic to turn both left and right.
For more information, call 513-695-1224. LAWRENCE BUDD
Free stroke screenings on Thursday
During May, Premier Health Partners is offering free stroke-risk screenings. Screenings include total cholesterol, HDL (good cholesterol), blood sugar, blood pressure, listening to the blood vessels in your neck, a stroke-risk assessment, and counseling with a stroke nurse for those found at risk.
Screenings will be offered on Thursday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Atrium Health Center Mason, 7450 Mason-Montgomery Road in Mason.
Appointments are required, and no fasting is needed.
To make an appointment call 1-866-608-FIND (3463). STAFF REPORT
Blood drive set for next Monday
A blood drive is scheduled on Monday, June 1, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Hillcrest Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 820 Central Ave. in Carlisle.
Everyone who registers to donate will receive a free T-shirt.
Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com.
For more information, call 937-461-3450. STAFF REPORT
Historical market to be dedicated
The dedication of an Ohio Historical Marker along the Little Miami Bike Trail at Butterworth Station, the southernmost station on the Underground Railroad in Warren County, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, June 6, at 9299 Sibcy Road, Maineville. The public is invited to the ceremony.
Built in 1820, the stone house that sheltered hundreds of runaway slaves was recently restored by the Butterworth family. STAFF REPORT
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