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Genoa officials continue to search for funding to fix the bathhouse at Veterans Park.

The building was closed to the public last year after an Ottawa County Health Department inspection.

“They weren’t able to use the running water consistently,” Village Administrator Kevin Gladden said.

Humane Ohio, a non-profit group that offers low-cost spay/neuter to pet owners, is sponsoring a “Pet Photos with Santa” fundraiser on Saturday, December 3rd from 10 am – 5 pm at Pet Supplies “Plus” Alexis (849 W. Alexis, Toledo 43612) and on Sunday, December 4th from 10 am – 2 pm at Pet Supplies “Plus” Central Ave. (6923 W. Central, Toledo 43617).  Freeze Frame Photos is donating time to take the photos and Kohne Camera & Photo is donating the printing, allowing 100% of the proceeds to benefit Humane Ohio.  Children and family photos are welcome too (with or without a pet, with or without Santa).  Photos will be taken on a first come, first serve basis. 

Oregon City Council last Monday voted 4-3 to appoint former Toledo Police Chief Mike Navarre as Oregon’s police chief.

Navarre’s appointment becomes effective on Jan. 1.

After 25 years of promoting harness racing at the county fair, the Ottawa County Harness Horsemen’s Association has voted to not conduct the racing program at next year’s fair.

Betty Jo Sherman, association secretary, said members voted in September to not participate in the program but added the Ottawa County Fair Board may continue to offer a race program.

Oregon City Council on Monday approved contracts for sanitary sewer manhole rehabilitation projects that will improve drainage in the city.

Public Service Director Paul Roman said the projects will remove storm water inflow and infiltration.

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