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NHHS sets registration dates for students

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 9:19 am

Registration for fall semester classes at New Haven High School will begin next week. NHHS Counselor Doug Peirick has announced the following schedule for students to sign up for classes: • Friday, Aug. 1: Seniors. • Monday, Aug. 4: Juniors. • Tuesday, Aug. 5: Sophomores. • Wednesday, Aug. 6: Freshmen. • Thursday, Aug. 7: New students to the district. Registration will be from 8 a.m.-noon and from 1-3 p.m. Students

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NHHS’ Hannah Kruse wins national FBLA honor

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 9:16 am

More than 10,000 of America’s best and brightest youth traveled to the historic city of Nashville to make some history of their own as they showcased their talents as future business leaders and vied for the opportunity to win over $165,000 in cash awards. Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) held its National Leadership Conference in Nashville on June 29–July 2. Participants from across the United States and

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  • New Haven board OKs plan to take ownership of county-owned parcel

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 9:13 am

    New Haven City Hall

    New Haven officials think they’ve found a solution to the puzzle listed on the books as 805 Olive St. That’s the parcel owned by Franklin County and maintained — essentially as an abandoned site — by New Haven. Franklin County has been trying to convince the city accept the parcel as a gift, pointing out that county govenrment doesn’t have the means for keeping the grass cut. Read a complete

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  • Uncertainty of New Haven levee upgrade result prompts concern about moving forward

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 9:08 am

    A portion of the New Haven levee.

    The decision — if it’s made — to move forward on a levee upgrade  won’t come without some hesitancy among New Haven officials. The Board of Aldermen is taking a month to mull a proposed contract that keep Klingner Associates on the job as City Hall  works toward obtaining federal government accreditation for the levee that protects Downtown. Klinger’s Gavin Risley recently presented a status report on the levee survey

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Sports

The scoreboard at Lions Field.

New Haven’s Bock Field to remain ‘boardless for a while longer

Posted on July 15, 2014 at 12:55 pm

Keeping a close watch on its budget and faced with other pressing needs, the directors of the New Haven Parks & Recreation Department last week opted not to put up a scoreboard at Bock Field just yet. Part of the plans outlined recently by supporters of a new scoreboard at Lions Field included renovation of the existing Lions scoreboard and the placement of it at Bock Field. Bock Field has

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  • New Haven AD reminds student-athletes about need for physical exams

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 11:05 am

    Practices for the NHHS softball, volleyball and cross-country teams begin Aug. 4.

    New Haven School District students planning on participating in athletics this year are being reminded of the need to have a physical exam and verification of insurance in hand prior to beginning practices. NHSD Athletic Director Ray Steinhoff  noted that practices for the High School sports of cross-country, softball and volleyball will begin Monday, Aug. 4. The specific times for practices will be announced closer to the start of the

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  • With funding hitting $200,000, work could begin soon on NHHS track

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 1:31 pm

    track logo web

    Work on the community track on the New Haven High School campus could begin soon. Members of the group raising funds for the project last Wednesday night told the New Haven School District board that enough money has been raised to begin seeking bids. David Engelbrecht of the Keeping Our Tradition on Track Committee told the board that about $200,000 has been raised through direct contributions or pledges. “We could

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Lifestyles

The view from the western terminus of the Highway 100 sidewalk at Douglas Street.

New Haven seeks funds for what could be ‘signature’ project

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 9:04 am

It could become New Haven’s “signature” project. That’s how City Administrator Steve Roth characterized the proposed Highway 100 sidewalk extension and pedestrian bridge that would link to a trails system in City Park. The city’s Board of Aldermen last week approved a resolution clearing the way for Roth to seek state funding for the sidewalk extension and bridge. Roth earlier had hoped to have the sidewalk extended from its terminus

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  • Let it snow! City Hall will begin clearing Highway 100 sidewalk, levee walk

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 8:04 am

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    No more trudging thr0ugh knee-deep snow to get to a grocery store or convenience store for that loaf of bread or gallon of milk after a big winter storm. The sidewalk along Highway 100 this winter will become a much clearer path for New Haven residents. That’s because Monday  night the city’s Board of Aldermen approved the purchase of an all-wheel-drive vehicle that can be equipped with a blade, making

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  • New Haven Chamber boosts support of community track

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 12:06 pm

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    An effort to raise funds to develop a community track on the campous of New Haven High School has been given a bigger boost by the New Haven Area Chamber of Commerce. Chamber members last Thursday increased their support in the project from the $500 approved in June to $1,000. The group Keeping Our Tradition on Track is raising funds throughout the community to complete the track. The facility will

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Entertainment

The Dwayne VonBehren Award of the New Haven Community Youth Fair Car Show this year went to Bill Meier of Pacific, left, for his 1966 G10 Sport Van. Presenting the award in memory of his uncle is Jim Willimann.

New Haven Youth Fair Car Show results announced

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 9:21 am

It was another big turnout for the organizers of the New Haven Community Youth Fair Car Show. Walking away with this year’s Best of Show Award is a former winner — Wayne Houseman of Union, who showed his 1956 Chevy Bel-Air convertible. Winners of various classes are: • Antiques through 1949: 1st Place, Keith Burnett, 1931 Ford sedan; runner-up, Mike and Marie Poteet, 1947 Mercury coupe; runner-up, Stuart DeWalt, 1929

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  • Franklin United Way tunes up for Dueling Pianos

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    A night of dueling pianos will be presented Saturday, July 26, by the Franklin County Area United Way. Set for the Immaculate Conception Parish Center, 111 N. Washington Ave., Union, the event is a fund raiser for the local United Way organization. The audience-participation event will be held form 7-11 p.m. with the music beginning at 8. Tickets are $20 per person in advance, $25 a person at the door

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  • New Haven parks panel ponders pool puzzle

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 12:58 pm

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    For the New Haven Parks Board, the operations of the swimming pool is becoming a mystery contained in a riddle wraped in an enigma. In terms of budgeting,  the swimming pool is a real head-scratcher. “Last year was bad; it was a bad weather year,” said City Administrator Steve Roth. “This year is looking even worse,” he said. Not worse weather wise — worse dollar wise. For a full story,

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