The Press Newspaper

Toledo, Ohio & Lake Erie

The Press Newspaper

The Press Newspaper

By Larry Limpf

News Editor

        The owner of a parcel on land along Latcha Road near I-280 has offered to donate the land to Lake Township as a site for an early-warning weather siren, Richard Welling, a township trustee, informed the board of trustees Tuesday.

        Welling said a siren at the site would benefit residents in the southern portion of the township, which has no siren south of State Rt. 795.

     Letters have been mailed to about 900,000 retail customers of FirstEnergy Solutions, notifying them of the pending sale of their accounts to Exelon Corp.

        If the sale is approved, the accounts will switch to Exelon in the coming months under the same terms and without interruption of service, the notices say.

        The Village of Gibsonburg is planning a ceremony to mark the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

        There ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. on Sept. 11 in Williams Park where the village has erected a memorial to honor public safety service personnel.

       The Benton-Carroll-Salem school board and administration have scheduled two community meetings to answer questions about a 1 percent earned income tax issue that will be on the Nov. 6 ballot.

        The meetings will be held Sept. 11 and Oct. 11 at The Hub in Oak Harbor High School. Both will start at 5:30 p.m.

Oregon plans to suspend its recycling program for up to two years to re-educate the public on ways to improve the process. 

China has stopped accepting most recycling materials from the U.S. due to contamination.

“The recycling world is changing dramatically worldwide,” said City Administrator Mike Beazley at a recent council meeting. “It’s affecting this country and will affect Oregon.”




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