The Cincinnati Police and Fire Departments are continuing to deal with problems because of the decreasing number of personnel.
The police and fire chiefs both addressed Council’s Law and Public Safety Committee Monday.
Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell said a smaller staff means it takes officers longer to respond to 911 calls for service, even those that are a priority. And it could cause a change to the way the department polices the city.
Hamilton County Parks is looking for volunteers for its Winter Bird Count on Saturday, December 14, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The park district says keeping a running count of native birds is critical to monitoring environmental trends in the parks. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their binoculars, bundle up and head out to help for the whole or just part of the day. At 4:15 p.m., find out the grand tally of all the parks at Winton Woods’ Winton Centre.
St. Elizabeth Healthcare and TriHealth are announcing a joint venture aimed at lowering costs, improving the patient experience and the patient's health. In a release the two groups announced they would establish Healthcare Solutions Network. The collaboration is not a merger, but it will bring together the physicians and hospitals of the two groups.