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Regional Alliance’s 1NKY facility is now open in Frankfort, putting region’s best, unified foot forward

1NKY Frankfort, a new hub for sponsoring NKY organizations and businesses to convene, strategize, advocate and provide collective impact, is now open. The facility, an initiative of the Northern Kentucky Regional Alliance, is located at 418 Capital Avenue in Frankfort, within walking distance of the Kentucky State Capital. It offers NKY businesses an opportunity to have a consistent presence and provide...

BBB Trends: Older people are often targets of scams; here are common ones, how to avoid being victim

Better Business Bureau According to the FBI, if you are age 60 or older, you are a likely target for scammers who sell fraudulent products and services by phone. Scammers know that senior citizens were raised to be polite and trusting, and often find it difficult to just say “no” or hang up the phone. Combined with the knowledge that senior citizens may have savings, own their own home and have...

Vacation Express announces return of non-stop CVG flights to Los Cabos this spring and summer

Vacation Express has announced the return of exclusive, non-stop flights from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) for the 2020 travel season with new departures in the month of March in addition to summer months. Flights to Los Cabos will depart weekly on Sundays for six nights from March 8 through April 5, 2020 and pick up again from May...

Beshear restores board in support of workplace safety; panel committed to protecting Kentuckians

In an effort to strengthen workplace and worker safety, Gov. Andy Beshear has announced he is reestablishing a state board that sets workplace safety regulations. “Every Kentuckian should be safe at their place of employment,” Beshear said. “We have worked with industry leaders to reestablish the board and ensure we have professionals from across the Commonwealth who are committed to helping...

Weekday rates at RiverHaus garage in Covington $2 from 5 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday

The owner of the RiverHaus parking garage in MainStrasse Village is reducing rates during weekday business hours to better accommodate lunchtime shoppers and diners. Starting Feb. 1, the cost to park in the garage and/or lot at the corner of Main and Fifth streets will be a flat fee of: • $2 from 5 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. • $6 starting at 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, and on weekends. About...

Keven Moore: Driving with snow and ice on top of your hood is dangerous and may be illegal

It’s January and once again it’s that time of the year in Kentucky when we are most at risk to receive a major snowfall for our region, and unlike our childhood, many of us don’t get the luxury of staying home on a snow day.  For those less fortunate and don’t have the luxury of a garage for your vehicle, scraping the ice and snow off of your windshield is pretty much the last thing many of...

Notice: Owen Electric Cooperative is proposing to build a communication tower in Hebron

Owen Electric Cooperative, Inc. proposes to build a 144-foot tower for communication purposes in Hebron. The geodetic coordinates are 39-03-37.4N, 084-37-33.6W. The FCC ASR file number are A1151375. Interested persons may review the applications at this website by entering the file number. Environmental concerns may be raised by filing a Request for Environmental Review. The mailing address to...

Old Dominick Distillery promotes Burlington native Alex Castle to Master Distiller and SVP

DistilleryTrail.com When Old Dominick Distillery made its first batch of Tennessee Whiskey back in 2016 it was the first time since Prohibition that anyone legally made whiskey in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. The distiller for that first batch was Burlington, Kentucky, native Alex Castle. Old Dominick Master Distiller and Senior VP Alex Castle, a Burlington, KY native, in her favorite place (provided...

NKY Chamber hosts hiring bias workshop; YPs launch NextGen Leader speaker series

 Unconscious bias in the workplace, especially in hiring, can lead to unintentional discrimination and a less diverse employee base. That’s why the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce (NKY Chamber) will host a workshop on “Hiring Bias,” Thursday, January 16. Priya Klocek, President & CEO of Consultant On the Go LLC, will lead the session. Klocek has more than 20 years of experience working...

BBB Trends: If you are going to one of the many home remodeling shows around, follow these tips

Better Business Bureau Whether you are doing repairs, adding on to your home or renovating a room, you may decide you need help with that project you are finally tackling. Now is the time to plan projects for the upcoming year, and you might find yourself at one of the many home remodeling trade shows offered around the country. These shows highlight the latest must-have features to update any living...

NKyTribune columnists Lauren and Rob Hudson get national award for family-friendly book achievement

Frost Brown Todd attorney Robert Hudson and his daughter, University of Kentucky Singletary Scholar Lauren Hudson, have received the Mom’s Choice Gold Award for their collaborative book entitled It Can Be Done – Students Leading an Exceptional America. The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) evaluates products and services created for parents and educators and is globally recognized for establishing...

Northern Kentucky Chamber announces new live stream series for safety and wellness professionals

The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce has announced the launch of the Workplace Safety Live Stream Series, presented by Humana. Kicking off in January, the Workplace Safety Live Stream Series, presented by Humana will be a free monthly series hosted by Kathrine Nero featuring Q&As with industry experts. the series was created to educate busy employers overseeing workplace safety issues, compliance,...

Nominations now open for 2020 Outstanding Women of Northern Kentucky Awards, deadline Jan. 31

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Outstanding Women of Northern Kentucky Awards, presented by the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Women’s Initiative, sponsored by St. Elizabeth Healthcare. The awards honor women who exemplify notable achievement, outstanding service in their professions or to the Northern Kentucky community, and the qualities of personal integrity, perseverance and leadership. 
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TANK schedules public meeting to present draft recommendations for redesigned bus system

After reviewing all public and stakeholder input and analyzing the bus system, the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK) and its consultant team have developed proposed route recommendations for consideration. TANK staff and the consultant team have spent the last nine months going through the process to make changes to the network to provide a more sustainable/affordable, efficient transit...

Building Industry Association of Northern Kentucky installs new officers and directors for 2020

The Building Industry Association of Northern Kentucky, BIA, installed its 2020 leadership at an event recently held at Madison Event Center in Covington. State Representatives Sal Santoro and Kim Banta were on hand to participate in the ceremony. “We are very enthusiastic about working with the next generation of leaders that are represented in our 2020 directors and officers. Their energy, determination...