To let West Chester and Liberty Township residents catch up with the news that they need to know, WestChesterBuzz.com will list and link to all of last week’s top local stories every Monday.
Developer withdraws plans for Kroger Marketplace – A Blue Ash developer has scrapped plans to bring a Kroger Marketplace to West Chester Township – at least, for now. West Chester Township officials received a notice of withdrawal Wednesday morning from Silverman and Company, which planned to build a shopping center that included a 133,000-square-foot Kroger Marketplace on the corner of Tylersville Road and Princeton-Glendale Road (Ohio 747).
Liberty Township names Thomas Farrell trustee – A small business owner has been tapped to join the Liberty Township Board of Trustees. Thomas P. Farrell was named trustee Tuesday to fill the unexpired term of Patrick Hiltman, who resigned his seat last month. Farrell was selected from a field of 13 who submitted letters of interest and resumes.
Deputies plan daily visits to Butler schools – Butler County sheriff’s deputies will be stopping by county schools every day beginning this week through a new initiative being launched this week to help make schools safer. Sheriff Richard K. Jones on Monday announced the start of Operation Safe School, which is designed to have a deputy stop by any school in his or her geographical patrol area every day that school is in session.
VIDEOS: Lakota students do the Harlem Shake - Last week WestChesterBuzz.com posted four videos of Lakota students doing the Harlem Shake. Tell us which one is your favorite and pass on any others that might be floating around the Web.
Butler County prosecutor wants Punxsutawney Phil executed – Death to Punxsutawney Phil! That’s what Butler County Prosecutor Mike Gmoser has suggested. Gmoser on Thursday issued a fake single-count direct indictment of the groundhog charging him with “misrepresentation of spring” for making people believe the season would arrive early.
Princess Paige lives on through foundation – Heather Alessandro, mother of Paige, created the Princess Paige Foundation in honor of her daughter, who passed away unexpectedly in May of 2010 at the age of 6. The foundation provides grants to pediatric patients who need therapeutic services and equipment that might not be covered by insurance.