News


Press Releases


Recycling event: 10 tons

Over 9,000 pounds of electronic waste alone was collected last Saturday. Residents drop off old electronics, confidential documents  COVINGTON, Ky. - Some 160 vehicles dropped off almost 10 tons of material in a targeted recycling event held last Saturday in Covington.   The weight scales told the story of the success of the annual Recycling Drop-Off Day for Electronic Waste and Paper S...

'Cautious, conservative’ budget moves City forward

Almost three-fourths of Covington’s General Fund is used to fund operations in Public Safety and Public Works. (EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one of two stories on the City of Covington’s 2019-20 budget.)  COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington’s 2019-20 budget is balanced. It doesn’t raise taxes. It continues to fund core services like public safety, job creation, b...

Do you have what it takes?

Want to be a Covington Police officer? The deadline for applying to take the first exam is July 26.   Covington Police exam to be held this summer  COVINGTON, Ky. - Are you looking for a rewarding career where you get to solve problems and help people every day?   Do you want to be an ambassador for your community?   Then consider this your call to action.   This summer, C...

1st bike ‘staple’? Near Moonrise Doughnuts

As Covington Mayor Joe Meyer cut the ribbon on the first of the Latonia bike racks on Thursday, the event was documented by Moonrise Doughnuts founder and owner Keith Bales, right, and Channel 9 news, left. Standing with Meyer are, from left: Covington City Commissioner Shannon Smith; Ride the Cov secretary Josh Hatton; Pat O'Donnell, president of the Latonia Business Association; Paul Patton of t...

Cue the projector

Last year, hundreds of people brought blankets and chairs to Cinema in the Cemetery, hosted at Historic Linden Grove Cemetery & Arboretum.  Friday movie kicks off outdoor season in Covington  COVINGTON, Ky. - The outdoors movie season kicks off Friday night with an animated musical featuring a dapper koala trying to save his theater.   The free showing of Illumination Entertain...

Vampires, a Luau & e-waste

COVINGTON, Ky. - Friday is the summer solstice, so get in as much outdoors fun as you can. (The days just get shorter from here.)   In Covington there’s an outdoors movie, evening yoga, and what’s being billed as the longest happy hour of the year. If you prefer to be inside, there’s a Vampire production, a luau and date-night pottery night.   Oh, and then there’s...

Pointe Benton storm sewer project clears hurdle

Covington this week received the last piece of the financial puzzle that will allow a long-planned $690,000 storm sewer project to move forward in Peaselburg. The red oval encloses the project area.  $690K detention basins would hold back water (EDITOR'S NOTE: A few of the dollar figures have been adjusted slightly upward from an earlier version of this release to reflect additional informati...

Health agency releases tips for flood-affected areas

Some residents have had to toss possessions soaked by storm water and partially treated and diluted sewage that backed up into their basements. COVINGTON, Ky. - At the City of Covington’s request, the Northern Kentucky Health Department is publicizing a list of precautions to help people in flood-affected areas “remain safe and avoid illness.”  The steps, which the City is...

Brighter AND cheaper

High-efficiency lights were installed in Midtown Garage in mid-May. LED lights in parking garages to save $50K a year  COVINGTON, Ky. - Drivers will appreciate the increased visibility. Conservationists will love their energy efficiency. Taxpayers will appreciate their longevity and cost savings.   There’s something for everyone to love about the addition of 500 high-efficiency LE...

Garbage rules relaxed for flood areas

Rumpke delivered more open-top waste containers today to areas hard hit by weekend storms. This is on Euclid Avenue.   COVINGTON, Ky. - Restrictions on how many bulk items of garbage can be set out for pickup are being relaxed this week so residents whose houses suffered flooding can get rid of water-damaged items.  But other safety-related rules governing what can be set out and what ne...
Page 132 of 193First   Previous   127  128  129  130  131  [132]  133  134  135  136  Next   Last