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3 categories now for bridge photo contest

COVINGTON, Ky. - See this photograph of the Roebling Suspension Bridge?   You’ll have to shoot an image a gazillion times sharper and more artistic than that to win the Roebling Bridge photo contest hosted by The Covington-Cincinnati Suspension Bridge Committee (CCSBC).   The annual contest, which is open to the public, will be accepting submissions until Aug. 31.   ...

Fun for causes & just plain fun

COVINGTON, Ky. - It’s just a normal ol’ weekend in #LoveTheCov, featuring fun for a cause, fun to bring awareness, and just plain fun.   If you like food, drink, music, theater, books and toys, there’s an event for you - and some will make you feel like you’re giving back to the community, too!   Pub Crawl to help 1st responders Chip Terry’s 911 Pub Cra...

Seminar on traumatic stress honors former chief

Assistant Fire Chief Chip Terry served in Covington for almost three decades. (Photo courtesy of Katie Woodring Photography.) COVINGTON, Ky. - When Assistant Chief Chip Terry retired in 2012 after 26 years with the Covington Fire Department, he addressed City leaders in a speech that recapped his career and detailed advances in the department’s efforts to protect the citizens of Covington.&n...

Green stickers may go away

COVINGTON, Ky. - Proposed changes to Covington’s waste collection program would eliminate the use of green stickers for bulk garbage items and reduce fines assessed for violating rules related to how and when residents set out their garbage.   The changes have to be approved by the Covington City Commission and are on the agenda for discussion at tonight’s caucus meeting.   I...

Decal signals Covington PD’s elite status

Mechanic Mark Ranson of Covington Public Works’ Fleet Management Division applies the CALEA decal to a new cruiser. COVINGTON, Ky. - Nine new police cruisers are hitting Covington’s streets, and among their new features is a tiny and somewhat rare decal that says a lot about the professionalism of Covington’s department.  For the first time, the cruisers are adorned with a s...

Covington swears in new officer

Covington Mayor Joe Meyer swore in new Police Officer Alexandra Birkley in a short ceremony at City Hall today as Chief Rob Nader looked on. COVINGTON, Ky. – The Covington Police Department gained a new officer today.  Alexandra Birkley was sworn in this afternoon by Mayor Joe Meyer during a short ceremony in the Covington City Commission chambers.  Covington Chief Rob Nader said B...

Inspection of Suspension Bridge to affect traffic

COVINGTON, Ky. - Inspection work on the Roebling Suspension Bridge will affect both pedestrians and vehicles next week.   A bridge inspection consultant will be working on the bridge from Monday through Thursday, according to officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.   Sidewalks will be closed on an intermittent basis throughout the inspection. Single lanes of the bridge might ...

Balky CovData site being repaired

COVINGTON, Ky. – The dashboards on the CovData section of the City’s website are not loading properly.  We’re aware of the problem and are working to fix it.  We ask for your patience.  # # #

This weekend, who has time to sleep?

COVINGTON, Ky. - Given that this weekend is not only Covington Outdoors Weekend but also Old Timers and Paddlefest, the next few days are PACKED with things to do in #LoveTheCov, with everything from yoga to an outdoor movie to paddling and pedaling and music and drink and so on and so on.   In fact, it might be a relief Monday to get back to work.   But let us show you instead of tell ...

Covington Outdoors Weekend: Something for all

Yoga during the 2017 Covington Outdoors Weekend. COVINGTON, Ky. - Are you a hard-core exercise enthusiast who aspires to be on American Ninja Warrior, or does your notion of outdoor activity consist of sitting in a lawn chair and listening to cellists and woodwinds?  Would you rather paddle or pedal?   Do you have two legs or four?   No matter - wherever you fall on the outdoor...
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