a northern Kentucky fire department is recognized for their efforts in battling the historic Beverly Hills Supper Club fire. The Southgate fire department received the medal of valor tonight which is the highest award for a fire unit.Full Story >
AMBERLEY VILLAGE, OH (FOX19) -
Amberley Village officials are proposing to take 27 acres of land along Maple Avenue, which used to be a recreation center, and turn it into some type of development.
The problem is the land is directly across the street from 95 residents in the city of Reading. The residents are concerned about what Amberley Village officials are going to allow to be built there. "As it stands now they could build a 100 foot tall building that would sit only 20 feet away from some of the houses on Maple Avenue," said Bo Bemmes, the Mayor of Reading. "And the traffic is always bad along that stretch with it stopping many times during rush hour in the middle of the Cross County Highway."
The residents are concerned about many issues but do want to see something built on the land. "We don't want businesses that operate 24 hours a day," said Dave Powell, a long time resident. "Something like banks, office buildings, that would be great. In other words, they're open when I'm at work and they go home when I go home. That way it wouldn't interfere with my quality of life."
At a village council meeting Monday night, officials in Amberley Village were accused of not informing the residents of Reading about their plans.
"We are going to do everything we can to work with those residents," said Y. K. Byar, the Mayor of Amberley Village. "We have no idea what we will ultimately put there because we don't have any offers or proposals at this point."
"We asked the planning commission for the most we could possibly get done there and that's what it came back with but that certainly doesn't mean that's what will be going there," said Byar.
No decision was made as a vote was tabled until the next meeting at the earliest.
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