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CTI adds Sandra Miller to Data Management, promotes Jamie Meisenhelder to Legal Affairs Director

CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services, a multi-national, privately held, full-service contract research organization, has announced the addition of Sandra Miller to the data management team and the promotion of Jamie Meisenhelder to Director, Legal Affairs. Sandra Miller – Director, Data Management Miller comes to CTI with a strong resume of more than 20 years in data management, leading...

Frontier Airlines restores popular flights, increases frequency of others — with low rates — from CVG

Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines is expanding its service from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) with reinstated nonstop flights to six cities: Atlanta, Dallas, Miami, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Sarasota, Florida. The airline is also increasing frequency to five destinations with up to two daily flights from CVG to Denver, Fort Myers, Las Vegas and Tampa, Florida, plus,...

Advantage Kentucky Alliance, WTC-KY partner to help state manufacturers become export proficient

Advantage Kentucky Alliance (AKA) has announced a new partnership with World Trade Center Kentucky (WTC-KY). This partnership brings together experts in manufacturing consulting and training services with international and domestic trade professionals providing customized trade advocacy, practical education seminars, multi-sector trade missions, and networking events that will help Kentucky businesses...

Hilltop moving headquarters to Covington RiverCenter, surrounded by projects it helped build

A company that has been shaping Covington’s skyline will soon be a part of it. Hilltop Basic Resources Inc. – the Tristate’s leading supplier of construction materials – is moving its corporate headquarters to the Covington riverfront, bringing 20 high-paying jobs, a $3.3 million investment, a 79-year history, and a connection to many of the riverfront’s highest-profile...

Keven Moore: Raising backyard chickens has its benefits but comes with risks — follow guidelines

Raising backyard chickens is becoming increasingly popular in urban and suburban American. For some, keeping a small flock of chickens in your backyard has many benefits from enjoying and caring for these pets, for eggs, for meat, or for eating pests. While some people will sell the eggs for side income. Keeping chickens in an urban environment is a type of urban agriculture, important in the local...

Crume completes transformation of NKY Tri-ED; implements new economic development strategy

By Mark Hansel Special to NKyTribune Since his appointment as President and CEO of Northern Kentucky Tri-ED (Tri-ED) in April 2019, Lee Crume has overseen a major transformation of the 33-year-old organization. Tri-ED is the economic development company that works to attract, retain and foster businesses in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties. Lee Crume has spearheaded a major transformation of the...

Ethos Laboratories of Newport to offer world’s first sVNT to evaluate COVID-19 protective immunity

Newport-based Ethos Laboratories has entered a strategic partnership with Genscript to offer the first quantitative surrogate Viral Neutralization Test (sVNT) to evaluate COVID-19 protective immunity in the United States. This test, marketed as Tru-Immune, will measure and quantify the neutralizing capacity of antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Unlike other tests currently on the market, Tru-Immune...

WYWQ*: Local coffee shops find many ways to serve the community during the COVID pandemic

By Tory McKinley NKyTribune intern At the start of COVID-19, panic ensued as uncertainties began to arise. How will this affect me and my loved ones? How will this affect our livelihood and our business? These are questions many people in our community are asking, in particular small businesses. Thanks to the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and its partners for the restaurant relief program and other...

Covington adds two more businesses to its rent subsidies, forgivable loans program

A City of Covington incentive program that has helped 51 small businesses with first-year rent or façade improvements since the beginning of 2018 has added two more businesses. The Covington Board of Commissioners approved rent subsidies for Yesworx LLC, a high-tech, high-growth software development firm that operates at 525 W. Fifth St. in MainStrasse Village, and for Bluegrass Barn LLC, which will...

WYWQ*: Plans in place for major makeover of Latonia Plaza, thanks to ReGadget, Blair Technology

By Tory McKinley NKyTribune intern While You Were Quarantined* some things in NKY moved along, including new plans for the Latonia Plaza which is to get a big facelift. Two big stores vacated major space there, Value City Furniture (vacant since 2013) and Burlington Coat Factory which moved to a new location in Newport in 2019. These two big stores closed in Latonia Plaza: Burlington Coat Factory and...

NorthKey Community Care in Covington receives $452,166 to expand telehealth services across region

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that NorthKey Community Care in Covington received $452,166 to expand its telehealth services across the region. The federal funding, distributed by the Federal Communications Commission, was made available by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. NorthKey Community Care in Covington has received $452,166 to expand telehealth...

Keven Moore: When events and festivals go horribly wrong — and they can; plan for all contingencies

Across America cities, counties, schools, businesses, committees, groups, nonprofit organizations…etc.; are actively planning and hosting events. These events can range from festivals, concerts, fairs, fundraisers, homecomings, pep rallies, car shows, parades, carnivals, parties, social events, auctions, ceremonies, …etc. and many will fail to recognize the unique risk exposures that each will...

VonLehman CPA elects Adam Davey next managing partner and CEO; succeeds Brian Malthouse

VonLehman CPA & Advisory Firm has elected Adam Davey its next Managing Partner and CEO, effective January 1, 2022. Adam Davey Davey’s tenure will begin following the expiration of current Managing Partner Brian Malthouse’s term.

 “Adam epitomizes what it means to be a member of the VonLehman family,” said Malthouse. “He’s been with the company for nearly three decades, and he...

WYWQ*: Actually while the rest of us were cranking down, the NKY Chamber stayed cranked up

By Judy Clabes NKyTribune editor *While You Were Quarantined over the last several months, NKY life did go on, as best it could. Healthcare providers and first responders were still going to work, essential businesses were still trudging on. Some construction projects moved along. Some airplanes flew. People were working while social distancing, washing and sanitizing their hands — and trying...

CVG, NKY Chamber, Cincinnati Regional Chamber partner to gauge business community’s travel needs

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a significant decrease of global airline passenger travel demand. On average, airlines have reduced flight schedules by as much as 90% at most airports around the world. So the Greater Cincinnati International Airport is partnering with the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber on a survey to gauge current travel needs. Click...