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COVINGTON, Ky. – Whew … now that we got those tornado warnings out of the way (hopefully), it’s time to look ahead to a good time in The Cov. As you well know, here in The Cov we’re all about moving forward but never without a nod to our past. Beers are sort of like that ...

Deadline is July 1 for $500 FOP scholarship

Photo taken by Covington Police Sgt. Jason Gray COVINGTON, Ky. – The deadline is July 1 for recent high school graduates headed to college to apply for a $500 scholarship from Covington’s police union. To earn the Covington FOP Lodge #1 Fallen Officer Scholarship, students must fil...

A trail and a river, linked

Photo 1: Covington Mayor Joe Meyer accepts the new way-finding sign from Frances Mennone, a member of the Ohio River Way board, and Brewster Rhoads, its chairman. Photo 2: One of the Voyageur canoes carried Covington’s city flag along part of the 250-mile journey. (Photo from ORSA...

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 ...

Application (see below) due June 13 for non-profits to apply for ARPA funds

Purple designates the federal Qualified Census Tracts where services must be delivered. COVINGTON, Ky. – Here’s a reminder that non-profit agencies and organizations have until 4 p.m. June 13 to apply for a piece of the $1.15 million the City of Covington is awarding to help mitigate ...

Swim season in jeopardy: 10 more lifeguards desperately needed

COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington Parks & Rec urgently needs to hire 10 more lifeguards to open its swimming facilities next week at full schedule. “We’re just desperate,” Parks & Rec Manager Ben Oldiges said. “If we’re not at full strength, the hours our pool...

Commission discusses chemical plant odors

The release of a “chemical irritant” at Interplastic Corporation in March 2019 required a “shelter in place” order for residents and businesses of West Latonia. Although options are limited, City taking steps COVINGTON, Ky. – Even while acknowledging “limite...

Don't get glassy-eyed

  (EDITOR'S NOTE: Confused about what you can and can’t recycle, not to mention the “where” and “how”? Let Covington’s Solid Waste & Recycling team break it down for you.) COVINGTON, Ky. – Glass can be reused almost endlessly. The k...

Rainbows, unicorns & Watermelon Wheat

COVINGTON, Ky. – It’s a veritable party all weekend long in The Cov as the city is home base for Northern Kentucky’s celebration of inclusivity and diversity called Pride Week. Tonight’s drag show and beer tapping party will set the tone for festivities that climax with Su...

Eastern Corridor efforts win national praise

Officials from the City of Covington and The Center for Great Neighborhoods, who are partnering on the Eastern Corridor Initiative, pose with the award from the American Planning Association. The picture was taken at Covington Yard during the recent awards ceremony at which the City unveiled its new...
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