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        Before they head to the polls on May 8, voters in the Woodmore Local School District will have the opportunity to ask questions of the administration about the district’s finances and a 3-mill, 5-year permanent improvement levy that will be up for renewal.

        Financial forums are scheduled for April 17 at the PreK-8 building and on April 26 at the high school library. Both forums will start at 6 p.m.

        Even though FirstEnergy Solutions filed a deactivation notice last week for three nuclear power plants, the company also called for state lawmakers to enact legislation that would make it feasible to continue operations.

        FES, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., on Wednesday notified PJM Interconnection, a regional transmission organization, that two nuclear power plants in Ohio, including the Davis-Besse plant, and one in Pennsylvania will be deactivated over the next three years.

 The Camp Perry National Guard Training Base, home of the National Trophy Pistol and Rifle Matches since 1907, is currently undergoing significant upgrades to some of the most celebrated areas of the grounds.

“There will be a different feel when people come onto post,” said MAJ Michael Yates, base operations manager of the Camp Perry facility since 2014.

Considered one of the most exciting projects on base, the Hough Theatre at Camp Perry has received upgrades to entranceways, restrooms, seating, lighting and the interior as a whole – totaling $1.3 million.

Some of the stage is being improved upon as well, including the orchestra pit, and existing offices and classrooms backstage will be updated, with the hopes of being utilized in the future.

        Two recent incidents involving motorists on I-280 in Lake Township illustrate why a state law that blocks many township police departments from patrolling on interstate highway systems needs to be amended, Mark Hummer, Lake Township Police Chief, said during Tuesday’s meeting of the township trustees.

        Chief Hummer told the trustees he’ll submit a resolution for their consideration at their next meeting to show support for the passage of House Bill 255 that is pending in the Ohio legislature.

 

 

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