Operation Give Back Elaine Hipps and Clare Salter, volunteer pantry coordinator WeTHRIVE!

City Seeks Applicants for Service and Engagement Grant

November 29, 2022

Craig Margolis

Preserving Relationships in Polarized Times

Posted on October 28, 2022

Council Message by Mayor Craig Margolis I am a modern-day citizen of Montgomery. I crave diversity, whether I am walking into a fast-food restaurant and ordering a meal “my way” or acquiring news to satisfy my curiosity about the world around me. I do not think I am unique, yet I hear stories of coworkers,...
Wendy Grethel

Welcome Montgomery’s New Customer Service and Volunteer Specialist, Wendy Grethel

Posted on October 21, 2022

Wendy Grethel began working as our Customer Service and Volunteer Specialist for the City of Montgomery in the fall of 2022. Prior to working for the city, Wendy worked as an Administrative Specialist for 15 years at Sycamore Presbyterian Church. Wendy and her husband, RJ Grethel, have lived in Loveland for 33 years – In...
2022 Landmark Ornament

The Historic Landmark Ornament Program Returns

Posted on October 17, 2022

The Historic Landmark Ornament Program has returned, featuring the Jonathan Crain House for 2022. Jonathan Crain built this Federal-style home around 1845. The Crains were pioneers who moved in with the second wave of Montgomery settlers. The Jonathan Crain House was beautifully restored in 2020 and is now home to Clarity House Bakery. Ornaments are...
Pfeiffer Deerfiled Roundabout Construction Oct 2022

Roundabout Construction at Pfeiffer and Deerfield Intersection

Posted on October 17, 2022

Work is well underway to construct the roundabout at the Pfeiffer Road and Deerfield Road intersection. So far this year, Duke Energy and Altafiber relocated overhead utilities. Duke Energy also installed a new gas main. While Barrett Paving installed a new Greater Cincinnati Water Works water main. The remaining work this year by Barrett Paving...
Ron Messer

Drug Addiction Awareness

Posted on October 17, 2022

Council Message By Ron Messer More than 107,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2021. That is more than gun deaths (49,000) and vehicle deaths (43,000) combined. It’s a staggering number that was up 15% from 2020, and it’s on pace to far eclipse that number this year. Yet the news media seems to pay...
Leaf bags

Unlimited Yard Waste Collection Starts October 31

Posted on October 13, 2022

Unlimited Yard Waste Collection begins Monday, October 31, and ends on December 23, 2022. The City will also provide collections during the first three Saturdays in January to coincide with the Christmas tree and greenery collection. Guidelines Place leaves in regular 30-gallon trash cans, paper leaf bags, or yard waste toters (available through Rumpke). 30-gallon...
Road Closed

Deerfield Road Closure: October 13 -14

Posted on October 6, 2022

South access to Deerfield Road at the Pfeiffer Road intersection will be closed starting Thursday, October 13, through Friday, October 14, from 7:30 am - 5:00 pm and will be open in the evenings. All driveways will have access to Deerfield Road but must access and exit Deerfield at Montgomery Road.

September is National Preparedness Month

Posted on September 6, 2022

September is National Preparedness Month.  In this edition, we will look at things to prepare for during a Power Outage. Take an inventory now of the items you need that rely on electricity. Make backup plans, including relocation plans, if you have medical equipment or assistive technology devices that are dependent on power for life-sustaining...
Ken Suer

Thoughts and Observations

Posted on September 1, 2022

Council Message by Ken Suer How did the Sycamore “Aviators” name come about? Well, the District was formed in 1949, and around the same time, the former Blue Ash Airport came into being. There was a contest to come up with a mascot name. A student submitted “Aviators” and won. The new Tapestry Collection hotel...

10 Simple Tips to Prevent a Fall

Posted on August 22, 2022

SIMPLE TIPS TO PREVENT A FALL Simple changes can be made in and around your home to help prevent falls and eliminate tripping hazards. Here are 10 suggestions. Remove scatter rugs Remove throw rugs throughout the home that are easy to trip over. Make sure it has a no-slip bottom. Declutter When you've lived in...
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Watch for Stopped School Buses

Posted on August 15, 2022

With the first day of school quickly approaching, we need to begin thinking about the safety of our children as they venture back to school. According to the American School Bus Council, students are 70 times more likely to get to school safely if they take the school bus instead of traveling by car. That's...
Chris Dobrozsi

A United Montgomery Continued

Posted on August 1, 2022

Council Message by Chris Dobrozsi As July 2022 comes to a close, I would like to look back at one of my favorite months for community-building events in this special place – the City of Montgomery. July brought us together to share what we have in common – a love for this City and a...
Recyclable Items

Montgomery Residents Diverted 1,888 Tons in 2021

Posted on July 8, 2022

Congratulations Montgomery residents! In 2021, we diverted 1,888 tons of metal, glass, plastic, paper, and yard trimmings. Residents saved resources, conserved energy, and reduced pollution by recycling. The recycling efforts in Montgomery: Conserved enough energy to power every home in Montgomery for 20 days. Reduced more air pollution than if every household in Montgomery rode...
The Hotel Rambler Rendering

The Hotel Rambler Coming to Montgomery Quarter

Posted on July 5, 2022

The development team of Brandicorp, Neyer Properties, and Jeffrey R. Anderson Real Estate, Inc. has secured The Tapestry by Hilton brand for the boutique hotel planned for Montgomery Quarter. In coordination with Hilton, the development team has designed and curated the brand and name of the hotel, The Hotel Rambler, to highlight the uniqueness and...
Mike Cappel


Posted on July 1, 2022

Council Message by Mike Cappel Memorial Day, along with Independence Day and Veterans Day celebrate America. This year Memorial Day started about a week early on my Facebook feed. The first post came from a Second Lieutenant friend from the University of Cincinnati; it showed him and five happy, smiling young men wearing yellow togas...
2022 Spring Season Of Beauty Winner

2022 Spring Seasons of Beauty Award Winner

Posted on June 28, 2022

The City of Montgomery Beautification and Tree Commission has awarded the 2022 Spring Seasons of Beauty award to Pam and Wayne Brown. The Brown home is a welcoming sight along Shelldale Way and was bursting with blooms in a multitude of colors in April and May. Even with the unseasonable cold and rain, the yard...
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Pool News/Updates – May 25, 2022

Posted on May 26, 2022

Pool season is almost here! Opening Day at the Montgomery Community Pool is Saturday, May 28! Make plans to join us this weekend! Pool hours:  Saturday, May 28: 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Sunday, May 29: 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Memorial Day, (Holiday Hours) Monday, May 30: 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Please note: School...
Public Notice

Traffic Alert – Pfeiffer Rd

Posted on May 23, 2022

Traffic Alert On Pfeiffer Road near I-71. Starting Tuesday, May 24, a westbound lane of Pfeiffer Road will be closed while crews bury electric lines. Work will be done from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It is expected to take two weeks. Crews may also be periodically flagging other lanes as needed.
Lee Ann Bissmeyer

Spring Brings a Feeling of Hope

Posted on May 9, 2022

Council Message by Vice Mayor Lee Ann Bissmeyer As I write this article in early April for May, I'm looking out the window at the rain with snow in the forecast for this weekend. I can't help but liken the similarities of the unpredictable Montgomery weather we are accustomed to with the seemingly never-ending changes...
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