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One-stop lifeguard hiring event Thursday

Bring ID to Goebel Pool to apply for summer job COVINGTON, Ky. – The City of Covington’s ongoing push to find enough lifeguards to staff a full-schedule pool season continues with a one-stop hiring event Thursday held at Goebel Pool. Applicants need only to bring identification to the event, which will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. A resume is helpful but not required. &...

City offices closed Monday

Memorial Day parade, events held in Covington COVINGTON, Ky. – Offices at City Hall at 20 W. Pike St. will be closed Monday for Memorial Day and will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday. The public is invited to honor the military fallen at the annual parade and an array of ceremonies at military memorials around Covington that morning. See for MEMORIAL DAY AGENDA details. # # #

Spiderman, poetry & the zine thing

COVINGTON, Ky. – We’re pretty sure you have a weekend planned that’s full of cookouts and pool parties this Memorial Day Weekend, but we hope you’ll make a point in between the festivities to pause and honor the many who paid the ultimate sacrifice in their service to our country. Now, if you’re looking for opportunities to avoid cookouts and pool parties, well, we...

Volunteers invited to scour riverbank of trash (but expect to get muddy)

COVINGTON, Ky. – Volunteers are invited to clean trash from the banks of the Ohio River on Saturday as part of the Covington “leg” of national River Sweep activities held every year. Expect muddy shoes and clothes, sore muscles, a sense of accomplishment – and interesting surprises. The most common pieces of debris will be anything that floats: Styrofoam, smokele...

Duveneck, kālua pig & wiffle ball

COVINGTON, Ky. – This weekend might not be as breathless as last weekend’s Kentucky Derby, Cinco de Mayo, and Mother’s Day combination, but – hey, this is The Cov – it’s still going to be fun. We’ve got a longtime art event with deep roots in The Cov (named after one of our most famous native sons), a nod at good old-fashioned gatherings and bringing so...

KEEPIN’ IT REAL in THE COV: Hierophany & Hedge

Photo captions: Coil from Hierophany & Hedge, at 19 W. Pike St. Hours are updated daily. Augur and Coil in their shop, and then receiving the the Authenti-CITY Award on Monday from Mayor Joe Meyer at Covington Yard. (That's Augur holding the certificate.) Magic shop a veritable portal to the Old World (EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third of 5 articles nam...

Tacos, fast horses & Mom

COVINGTON, Ky. – It is the Triple Crown of weekends: Cinco de Mayo tonight, Kentucky Derby on Saturday, and Mother’s Day on Sunday. In other words, tacos, tequila, horses, gambling, fancy hats, bourbon, and honoring the woman you owe EVERY. WONDERFUL. THING. So if Monday rolls around and you sat on the couch all weekend with a “Law & Order” marathon, it’s no...

Hiring: Lifeguards, pool staff

Lifeguards keep watch at Randolph Pool. City raises pay as swim season approaches COVINGTON, Ky. – The aroma of sunscreen. … The squeals of kids splashing around in the water. … The relief of full immersion in coolness on a 90-degree day. … And – at the end of the week – the satisfaction of cash in the bank. For generations, that’s been th...

Yarn Day, GAC & fairy portals

COVINGTON, Ky. – While we can’t guarantee sunny skies and 70-degree temperatures, we can promise worthwhile things to get outside and do in The Cov this weekend. Pick up a tree seedling to plant on Arbor Day. … Clean up an area of The Cov during the Great American Clean Up (or help the Covington Street Hockey League clean up around its rink). … Make a sustainable flowe...

Saturday: All about beautification

Volunteers spread mulch and planted flowers on Scott Boulevard during a previous Great American Cleanup event. (Photo from Keep Covington Beautiful) Volunteers needed for 1st of 2 Great American Cleanup days COVINGTON, Ky. – If you’re a fan of fresh air, physical exercise, community spirit, and contributing to the “public good,” Saturday’s your opportunity to co...
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