Carthage Civic League Meeting

Civic League Meeting Monday, November 19 at 7:30pm
Carthage Christian Church
Join us for conversations about our neighborhood. Get involved in what’s happening in Carthage and meet some neighbors! We will be presenting the Neighborhood Business District plan, which will be voted on at the December meeting. It’s so important to get your input!

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Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots

Dance Music by The Cincy Rockers St. Bernard Eagles Club
4815 Tower Ave. St. Bernard 45217
Sat, Nov. 17, 8:00 – midnight

$10 per person, or $5 if you bring a new toy, in the box.
Cash Bar – Door Prizes – Raffles Several Marines will be on hand to collect the toys. For more info:

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Election Day – Tuesday November 6, 2018


Tomorrow is a very important day all across our country! You can find important election information and download your customized ballot at

Be sure to get out to the polls! Your vote counts!

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Trick-or-Treat 2018

Happy Halloween!

Official Trick-or-Treating times for our neighborhood are 6-8pm on Oct. 31.

Hopefully the forecasted rain will hold off! But just in case, here are some indoor alternatives for your little spooks:

October 30: Trick or Treat at IKEA in West Chester, 6-8pm

October 31: Mall-O-Ween at Northgate Mall, 4-7pm

October 31: Trick-Or-Treat at Tri-County Mall 4-6pm

October 31: Trick or Treat at Carol Ann’s Carousel (at The Banks), 11am-3:30pm

Have fun and be safe!

*Thanks to the fabulous local blog, 365 Cincinnati for the information!

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Voting on the Carthage NBD Plan

In partnership with the planning department of Cincinnati, members of the Carthage community have been collaborating on a plan for the Neighborhood Business District. This plan outlines goals and action steps for creating a vibrant, walkable business district in our neighborhood.

At the next Carthage Civic League meeting on Monday, November 19, 2018 we will be voting on the approval of our current draft. We ask the members of the community to review the plan ahead of time and join us at the meeting to discuss and vote.

The full document and more information can be found here.

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The City of Cincinnati and the Plush Family Encourage People to Sign Up for Smart911

Read the full article at WVXU.

You can sign up for Smart911 to register your household information for emergency dispatchers. This information could be critical in saving a life! Sign up today. It’s quick, easy, and free.

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Old House Maintenance

Old House Maintenance:
Keep Your House in Top Condition

When: Saturday, October 20, 2018, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Westwood First Presbyterian Church, 3011 Harrison Avenue, Westwood 

Please join CPA on Saturday,October 20 at 10:00 a.m. at the Westwood First Presbyterian Church, 3011 Harrison Avenue for “Old House Maintenance: Keep Your Home in Top Condition” presented by Ken Hughes of Decorative Restorations.

Regular maintenance is the old-house owner’s secret weapon. Save time, money and original detailing. Don’t let minor issues turn into big repair bills! Multiple-award-winning restoration contractor Hughes will cover six major areas of maintenance for old houses, including exterior masonry and siding, roof and gutters, windows and porches. 

You’ll also learn how to inspect your house to check for damage. With winter approaching, learn how to keep your house in top shape year-round. 

Hughes has more than 25 years of experience in preservation. He is the owner of Decorative Restorations, a firm specializing in historically appropriate design and the restoration and repair of historic structures.

FREE admission. Reservations required: 513-721-4506 ext. 11

Parking available in rear lot off Koenig Avenue.

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Hamilton County Hazardous Waste Drop-Off

Drop off your household hazardous waste for safe disposal or recycling:

Environmental Enterprises, Inc.
4600 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati OH 45232 (MAP)
Enter directly across from Winton Road
Thursdays, 1pm – 7pm
September 20 – November 15, 2018

• Hamilton County Ohio Residents Only (must show proof of residency).
• No businesses, commercial establishments, or non-profits permitted to participate.
• Do not get out of your car; staff will remove your items.
• Only drop-off during designated hours.
• No cost to residents – this program is funded by Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District.

Acceptable Items
 Pesticides/Fertilizers • Solvents/Thinners/Oil-Based Paints & Stains • Lawn/Pool Chemicals • Cleaners • Batteries • Fire Extinguishers • Propane Tanks • Mercury • Fluorescent Bulbs • Driveway Sealer • Gasoline/Motor Oil • Antifreeze • Thermostats • Tar • Oxygen/Helium Cylinders

Unacceptable Items
Latex Paint • Radioactive Materials • Medical Waste • Explosives/Ammunition • Smoke Detectors • Tires • Yard Trimmings • Garbage • Roofing Materials • Appliances • Computers/Electronics • Unmarked or Inoperable Cylinders • Fireworks/Gun Powder • Prescription Drugs

Do you have unacceptable materials? Visit our Recycling and Reuse Outlets webpage.

Unsure of what to do with your latex paint? Click here for more information on proper disposal.

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Family Health Day, Sunday Oct. 14, 2018

FREE health screenings and flu shots for the entire family.

New Jerusalem Baptist Church 10am – 3pm

Every year, the First Ladies & Representatives of churches and organizations come together to host Family Health Day at various locations across our city ON THE SAME DAY.

Adult screenings include HIV, Glucose, Blood Pressure, Vision, Prostate, Brain Health, Lung, and senior care assessments.  Mammography units are stationed at several locations.  Follow-up appointments can be made on the same day if results are not normal. Information on heart and diabetes, nutrition, cancer, prenatal and maternal care, and senior care are available. Flu Shots at every location.

Mammography Unit will be present at New Jerusalem Baptist Church, New Prospect Baptist Church, Rockdale Academy, and Evanston Recreation Center

Prostate Screenings will be held at New Jerusalem Baptist Church, New Prospect Baptist Church, Corinthian Baptist, Mother of Christ Catholic Church, New Unity Baptist Church

Children’s screenings include Brain Health, Dental, Hearing, BMI, Asthma, Vision, Speech/Language.  Flu Shots at every location. Each location with have interactive education for the family.

Flu Shots are available for adults and children. Flu shots protect your family and is the very best defense against the flu. Please see below link for more information on the flu shot.

Giveaways and Raffles too!  Fun and educational activities for children.  Raffles include gift cards (Kroger, Cooler Bags with Wheels, Mercy HealthPlex Membership, Target, Olive Garden, Bus Pass, Turkey Dinners, Boardgames, Basketballs, Footballs)

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Cincinnati Fire Department Open House

The Cincinnati Fire Department’s “Open House Day” will be a great time for children and adults to learn fire safety and about the Cincinnati Fire Department in general and to enjoy themselves while at the event. All 26 fire stations will be open to the public!

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