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Awards recognize 3 for ‘Service Above Self’

The three Covington Rotary Club honorees pose with their plaques and dignitaries. From left: Kenton County Commissioner Jon Draud, Covington Fire Chief Mark Pierce, Firefighter Jeff Sanzere, Fire Capt. Joseph Bowman, Covington Rotary Club President Darren Wurz, Police Officer Brian Powers, Lt. Justin Wietholter, and Chief Rob Nader.   COVINGTON, Ky. - Three First Responders from the City of C...

Computer woes interfering with iWorQ

COVINGTON, Ky. - If you’re having problems notifying the City of Covington about infrastructure problems through our iWorQ Service Request app and online portal, it’s not you.   It’s us ... or rather problems with the app.   The City’s IT department is working to fix the problem, and we’ll let you know when that is accomplished.   Covington implemented ...

Trick or treat hours unchanged

Trick or treat in the City of Covington will remain 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, as set by the City Commission on Oct. 9.

Ammonia leak shuts down Ky. 17

COVINGTON, Ky. - An ammonia leak at the White Castle meat processing facility Saturday evening shut down Ky. 17 and forced residents of the Tuscany subdivision to shelter in place for 5½ hours.   No one was injured during the incident, said Covington Fire Chief Mark Pierce, which ended about 10 p.m., when emergency officials cleared the scene. The road was reopened and the residents we...

$300K on table at Tuesday’s open house

Ritte’s Corner in Latonia is an example of a neighborhood business area eligible for The Ripple Effect. COVINGTON, Ky. - Create a plan to revitalize your neighborhood business area, and the City of Covington will invest $300,000 to help implement the public part of that plan.  But there’s a catch: You have to compete with other Covington areas to “win” the City’s...

Halloween, harvest & hockey

COVINGTON, Ky. - If you’re not in full autumn celebration mode, you will be come Monday.   From Halloween parties (seemingly everywhere) to harvest festivals, #LoveTheCov is rocking October and early November traditions this weekend. Note this is the last weekend to shop the Covington Farmers Market in an outdoor setting in 2018 - next week it moves inside.   But if you don’t...

Free drop-off for household hazardous waste

Last year’s household hazardous waste drop-off event attracted 2,841 vehicles. Photo credit: Cathy Colston  COVINGTON, Ky. - Think of it as the average home’s version of fuel rods from a nuclear reactor: dangerous waste that’s difficult to get rid of in a safe and eco-friendly manner.  Things like empty aerosol cans, used antifreeze, dead batteries, left-over pesticides...

Small businesses: Apply for $$$ by Friday

COVINGTON, Ky. - Friday is the deadline for small businesses in Covington to apply for the latest round of funding offered through two popular incentives programs offered by the City.   Covington hopes to award about $35,000 during the second quarter of the year under the competitive application process, which offers up to $500 a month for first-year rent or a forgivable loan of up to $6,000 ...

When a Blackhawk came to town …

COVINGTON, Ky. - When a UH-60 Blackhawk comes thundering in, the rotor wash sends anything not tied down either in the air or flying across the ground.   That was Lesson No. 1 of the day for the Covington Fire Department, and it was apparent the moment the helicopter came thundering in to land early Thursday at Bill Cappel Youth Sports Complex in Latonia - the landing launched garbage cans, d...

It’s beginning to feel a lot like … fall

COVINGTON, Ky. - It's getting colder outside, obviously, so it's time in Covington to do some cool weather things.   Halloween parties, trail clearing, neighborhood cook-outs, painting pumpkins. Those things. And of course the weekly Covington Farmers Market is offering fall kinds of crops.   Of you could learn how to fuse glass to make a sun-catcher, or mount a black scorpion for displa...
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