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YTC District 6 Snowfighters will report in early Tuesday morning for next snow event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nancy Wood 859-341-2700 (office) 859-380-4644 (cell) nancy.wood@ky.gov KYTC District 6 Snowfighters will report in early Tuesday morning for next snow event Plan your morning commute accordingly   Covington, KY - (Dec. 11, 2017) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 snow and ice removal crews will be reporting in at 3 a.m. Tuesday morning, December 12...

South Covington Fire Station Full Service Restored

COVINGTON, Ky. - Full fire and ambulance service was restored to the South Covington Fire Station on October 30, 2017.   Staffing at the South Covington fire station had been reduced by two firefighters per shift in July 2015 due to personnel cuts in the fire department, eliminating ambulance service at Company 5 on Hands Pike.     For the past two years South Covington was served ...

Covington to Approve Lateral Hires for Police

COVINGTON, Ky. - The City Commission has approved allowing lateral hires for police officers.   Previously, the Covington Code of Ordinances did not allow the lateral hire of police officers and firefighters.   The change in the law was approved Tuesday evening.   Chief of Police Rob Nader states, "I want to thank our Legal Department for completing the updates to the ordinanc...

Parks & Recreation Newsletter December 2017

Below are Covington Parks & Recreation Department events and programs. For additional information click on "Learn More" or contact the Parks & Recreation Department at recreation@covingtonky.gov or 859-292-2151. Upcoming Events NKY Senior Games: Winter Edition  Tuesday, January 9 9:30 a.m. - Noon Armory Gymnasium at Tower Park, in Ft. Thomas Shufflebo...

Covington Attracts Top Talent for Role as Economic Development Director

Tom West. Former Executive Director at Covington Business Council and Kentucky Workforce Investment Board, Returns to Covington   COVINGTON, Ky. - Tom West has been named the new Economic Development Director for the City of Covington.   West is familiar with the City of Covington. He previously served as the executive director of the Covington Business Council, and as the executive dire...

Bradford Building Groundbreaking

COVINGTON, Ky. - Reconstruction of an iconic Covington structure, the Bradford Building, is underway.   The Catalytic Development Funding Corp. of Northern Kentucky and Orleans Development Company broke ground at the Bradford Building project site November 29.   At the Groundbreaking ceremony, the Bradford Building Project was introduced by Jeanne Schroer representing the Catalytic Fund,...

Thanksgiving Day Fire Safety Tips

As you plan your Thanksgiving menu, the City urges you to think about fire safety. Did you know Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires? The number of home fires double on Thanksgiving. Remember to keep these safety tips provided by the United States Fire Administration in mind as you prepare your meal: Turkey: If you are roasting your turkey, make sure you set a timer. This ...

Small Business Saturday

COVINGTON, Ky. – Saturday November 25, 2017 is Small Business Saturday. It is a day dedicated to celebrate and support small business throughout our communities. Here are a few ways to show your support on Small business Saturday: Grab a cup of coffee at your local coffee shop Share your love for Small Businesses on social media with a #ShopSmallSaturday Grab lunch at your ...

Covington Parks & Recreation Newsletter November 2017

Below are Covington Parks & Recreation Department events and programs. For additional information click on "Learn More" or contact the Parks & Recreation Department at recreation@covingtonky.gov or 859-292-2151. Upcoming Events Night Mountain Bike Rides Every Tuesday starting November 7 from 6 - 8 pm   The days are shorter, weather is colder and the air is...
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Covington Celebrates New Mural Commemorating 1937 Flood

COVINGTON, Ky. - Thursday morning, members of the community and Kentucky officials gathered to celebrate the new mural on the Russell Street Pumping Station in Covington.   The new mural, located in the 200 block of West River Center Boulevard, was designed and painted by local Covington resident Tammy Batson Stephens.  The mural, located on east side of the pump station, is a photograph...
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