Tony Memmel was just one of the various featured guests at Kim Vogelgesan’s fifth annual Helping Hands Picnic designed to help families with limb differences connect. Memmel was determined to play guitar. It took him about 8 years to find a solution but ultimately, he learned to duct tape a pic to his arm. His skill is a testimony to the fact that missing one hand has not inhibited him.

More than 300 people from around the nation and even Canada gathered at the Harrison Knights of Columbus Hall this past weekend to celebrate differences. They were united by a common thread: limb differences. 

The conditional use for the IKRON facility at 500 Harrison Avenue was denied last night by a vote of three to one. 

Kari Robben holds her 3-year-old daughter Sofia while her husband Andy squeezes 5-year-old Ella and 1-year-old Emmett. The seemingly happy family is torn by Kari’s diagnosis of ALS. Kari’s condition has remained relatively unchanged since her diagnosis in February. She says she is going utilize her time to raise money and awareness for ALS.

The diagnosis of a terminal disease is often devastating. To Kari and Andy Robben, finding out she had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) certainly was, but Kari has chosen to use her time positively, advocating for others with the disease. 

The vandalism has cost Raul Mejia about $250. He had to replace three slashed tires. Though he was able to clean most of the hateful painted messages off his car, a few paint chips remain.

In the wake of vandalism and a racist attack, Harrison resident Raul Mejia, 23, says he and his family have experienced an outpouring of community support. 

Harrison Council member Randy Shank was about 4 miles north of Greensburg Wednesday afternoon, July 22 when he spotted this unique rainbow. Shank submitted the picture to The Harrison Press and to WCPO 9 On Your Side where Jason Adams explained. The cloud is called a cirrus cloud.

Tony Memmel was just one of the various featured guests at Kim Vogelgesan’s fifth annual Helping Hands Picnic designed to help families with limb differences connect. Memmel was determined to play guitar. It took him about 8 years to find a solution but ultimately, he learned to duct tape a pic to his arm. His skill is a testimony to the fact that missing one hand has not inhibited him.
Griffin McMahan is in the Computer Service Technician & Networking program. He completed the Business Professionals of America State Competition in Columbus Ohio and won second place in the Network Design Team category and advanced to Nationals.
Kari Robben holds her 3-year-old daughter Sofia while her husband Andy squeezes 5-year-old Ella and 1-year-old Emmett. The seemingly happy family is torn by Kari’s diagnosis of ALS. Kari’s condition has remained relatively unchanged since her diagnosis in February. She says she is going utilize her time to raise money and awareness for ALS.
The vandalism has cost Raul Mejia about $250. He had to replace three slashed tires. Though he was able to clean most of the hateful painted messages off his car, a few paint chips remain.

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Tony Memmel was just one of the various featured guests at Kim Vogelgesan’s fifth annual Helping Hands Picnic designed to help families with limb differences connect. Memmel was determined to play guitar. It took him about 8 years to find a solution but ultimately, he learned to duct tape a pic to his arm. His skill is a testimony to the fact that missing one hand has not inhibited him.

More than 300 people from around the nation and even Canada gathered at the Harrison Knights of Columbus Hall this past weekend to celebrate differences.