Center for Closing the Health Gap and Its Supporters

Written By: Ishton W Morton

March 17th, 2017

Cincinnati, Mayor John Cranley

On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 supporters for The Center for Closing the Health Gap converged on Cincinnati City Hall and raged against Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley and journalists accusing them of extreme racist politics subsequent to a recent scrutiny of the group’s finances. Continue reading “Center for Closing the Health Gap and Its Supporters”

Tim Burke Represents Company To Tear Down King Records

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – March 14th, 2017

The enclosed information is contained in a letter that Tim Burke has written on behalf of his client Dynamic Industries.

Councilman Christopher Smitherman

Subsequently, Tim Burke attorney for Dynamic Industries who is the long-time Chairman of Hamilton County Democratic Party has provided the enclosed information in a letter on behalf of his client demanding that the City of Cincinnati allow them to tear down historic King Records.   Continue reading “Tim Burke Represents Company To Tear Down King Records”

Kasich Announces Appointment to Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas, General Division

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – March 14th, 2017

Governor John R. Kasich announced the appointment of Curt C. Hartman

Today Governor John R. Kasich announced the appointment of Curt C. Hartman of Cincinnati (Hamilton Co.) to serve as a judge on the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas, General Division.

On Monday, March 20th, 2017, Hartman will assume the office but he must run in the November 2018 election to retain the seat for the remainder of the unexpired term which will end on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021.  Continue reading “Kasich Announces Appointment to Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas, General Division”

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters Announced Rape Indictment

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – March 10th, 2017

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters

Predicated on indictment handed down by Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters on March 9th, 2017 against Shannon Merritt if convicted, he could face more than 40 years in prison.
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Former Hamilton County Assistant Prosecutor Arrested

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – February 22nd, 2017

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters

I am extremely bewildered. However, I’m reminded of an ecclesiastical account that is found in Luke 12:47 of King James Bible which says; “And that servant, which knew his lord’s will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes..”
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New District 5 Facility To Open May 2019

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – February 22nd, 2017

Cincinnati City Manager, Harry Black

Recently, much has been said about the Cincinnati Police Department (CPD) District 5 headquarters Located at 1012 Ludlow Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Data received from City Manager Harry Black stated that the building at this location  was never intended to be a permanent facility.

Built in 1957 it was intended to be a temporary headquarters which was required and designed as a result of the Millcreek Expressway construction. Continue reading “New District 5 Facility To Open May 2019”

Trump’s Ban Leaves Cincinnati Syrian Families Separated

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – February 9th, 2017

President Donald Trump took executive action Friday on curbing access visas and limiting refugees coming to the US. Titled “Protection Of The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States,” the action institutes what the President has called “extreme vetting” of immigrants.

On Friday night, February 3rd, 2017 President Donald Trump signed an executive order suspending the U.S. refugee program for four months and banning all immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries for 90 days while his administration creates what it called “extreme vetting” measures. And Trump’s order bars all Syrians from entering the United States indefinitely. Continue reading “Trump’s Ban Leaves Cincinnati Syrian Families Separated”

Growing Support in Opposition to Roland Reaves Parole

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – February 10th, 2017

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters, Cincinnati Assistant Police Chief David Bailey and FOP President Sgt. Dan Hils in a press conference on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 came together and opposed the parole of Roland Reaves

Roland Reaves is scheduled for a release hearing in March, 2017. Reaves is currently serving a life sentence following his conviction for the 1974 Aggravated Murder of Cincinnati Police Officer David Cole. Continue reading “Growing Support in Opposition to Roland Reaves Parole”

NON-COMPETE AGREEMENTS: ARE THEY ENFORCEABLE IN OHIO?

Written By: Finney Law Firm – January 20th, 2017

4270 Ivy Pointe Boulevard, Suite 225
Cincinnati, Ohio 45245

Chris@FinneyLawFirm.Com

Phone: (513) 943-6650
Fax: (513) 943-6669

Attorney Christopher Finney

I receive a lot of inquiries from clients about the enforceability of non-compete agreements. For reasons that have never been clear to me, there seems to be a common belief that such agreements are “not worth the paper they are printed on.”

A non-compete agreement is a contract between an employer and one of its employees, stating that the employee will not work for a competing employer for a period of time – most commonly a year – after their employment with the contracting employer ends. These agreements often will also contain provisions against soliciting the employer’s customers (“non-solicitation”) and using the employer’s confidential information or trade secrets (“confidentiality”). Continue reading “NON-COMPETE AGREEMENTS: ARE THEY ENFORCEABLE IN OHIO?”

Cranley Update Efforts To Save Former King Records Studio

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – January 27th, 2017

Cincinnati, Mayor John Cranley

On Friday, January 13th, 2017 Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley updated his efforts to save the former King Records Studio site from demolition and ask that you too join in this cause. Also, he referred three ordinances to Budget and Finance  committee which was introduced by Council members Simpson and Young to honor legendary musicians Otis Williams, Philip Paul and Bootsy Collins by renaming various streets in the Evanston neighborhood. Continue reading “Cranley Update Efforts To Save Former King Records Studio”